Chelsea King Body Found

Chelsea King’s body was found Tuesday. The 17-year-old went missing while on a jog in the San Diego area, causing thousands to search for the teen. http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/TheLaw/chelsea-king-murder-police-combing-grave-clues/story?id=9995419 a convicted sex offender is behind the kidnapping and murder of King. Ryan Lieber of FanSided was a friend of Chelsea’s and helped the search with YouTube videos and Tweets. http://twitter.com/ryanlieber Chelsea’s tragedy can prevent similar situations in the future.

IMPERIAL VALLEY REPRESENTED AT RENEWABLE ENERGY WORLD CONFERENCE

Left to right: Daniel Fitzgerald, CCEZ Manager; Matthew Lesko; Mike Paredes, IVEDC VP of Business Development

Austin, TX – The Imperial Valley is a focal point for potential renewable energy development.  To showcase the opportunities present in the Imperial Valley, the Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC), Imperial Valley Enterprise Zone (IVEZ) and Calexico-County Enterprise Zone (CCEZ) sent representatives to the Renewable Energy World North American Conference held February 23-25 at the Austin Convention Center.

$240,000 in Cocaine, Meth Intercepted at Border Patrol Checkpoint Drugs Hidden in Vehicle’s Four-Wheel Drive Transfer Case

Pine Valley, Calif. — Yesterday, drug smugglers’ attempt to transport dangerous drugs was foiled by U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 8 checkpoint near Pine Valley, after agents discovered nearly 20 pounds of narcotics stuffed inside a vehicle’s transfer case.

The seizure occurred at about 10 a.m., when a Ford Bronco was stopped at the Border Patrol checkpoint. The driver, a 22-year-old U.S. citizen, was directed to a secondary inspection area, where a K-9 team conducted an exterior search on the SUV. The K-9 alerted on the vehicle, prompting agents to investigate further.

Salvation Army Provides Immediate Response to Chile Earthquake

On-the-ground personnel provide support and urgently needed supplies

(February 27, 2010) – In the waking hours of a devastating 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile, Salvation Army emergency services were immediately mobilized to provide support and supplies to the effected and displaced Chileans. Salvation Army’s International Headquarters has already pledged financial assistance to assist with these efforts.

March is Red Cross Month

Local Red Cross Appeals to local Valleyites for Support

[Imperial Valley]– The Imperial Valley Service Center of the American Red Cross is celebrating Red Cross Month this March by giving thanks to the hundreds of people in Imperial County who have personified America’s humanitarian spirit by donating their time, money and blood during the last year.