Daily Archives: March 11, 2010

U.S. Border Patrol Seizes Half Ton of Marijuana

El Centro, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector seized more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana from a vehicle Friday morning.

Agents attempted to conduct a vehicle stop on a sport-utility vehicle that was traveling north on Highway 111 near Ross Avenue. The vehicle failed to yield for the agents and fled toward the international border. Agents continued to follow the vehicle until it stopped once it neared the border. The two occupants jumped from the vehicle and fled into Mexico.

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Edmund G. Brown Jr. Has Filed a Lawsuit Against an Imperial Valley, Calif., Farm Labor Contractor

Los Angeles-Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. has filed a lawsuit against an Imperial Valley, Calif., farm labor contractor Juan Munoz for failing to pay minumum wage and overtime, as well as committing “potentially deadly” worker safety violations by neglecting to provide rest breaks, potable drinking water or shade to field workers.

Juan Munoz supplied field workers to onion farms in Kern County and in the Coachella Valley and Mojave Desert.

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HOLTVILLE CONSUMER WATER OUTAGE ALERT

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 12 A.M. to 6 A.M.

For More Information

Contact the City of Holtville

356-2912 during business hours

356-2991 after hours

The

City of Holtville Water Treatment Plant will be temporarily

shut down in order to install apipeline to its new water storage tank on Tuesday March 16th, 2010, from 12 AM until

approximately 6 AM. Every attempt is being made to limit the duration of the shut-down, and

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NORAD Exercise Flights Planned Over Northwestern Arizona and Southern California

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct exercise flights Mar. 11 in the skies in the vicinity of Peach Springs, Kingman, and Bullhead City of Northwestern Arizona as well as the skies in the vicinity of Needles, Hector, Victorville, Anza-Borrego State Park and the western Salton Sea area of Southern California. The flights will take place in the mid-morning, and people can expect to hear and see NORAD fighter aircraft in close proximity with general aviation aircraft as they practice their intercept and identification procedures.

The exercise has been carefully planned and will be closely controlled to ensure NORAD’s rapid response capability. 

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Rental and Real Estate Scams

Individuals need to be cautious when posting rental properties and real estate on-line. The IC3 continues to receive numerous complaints from individuals who have fallen victim to scams involving rentals of apartments and houses, as well as postings of real estate on-line.

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