Daily Archives: May 24, 2010

Brown Moves to Shut Down Charity That Diverted Millions Intended for AIDS Patients

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. has filed a lawsuit to shut down the Monterey County AIDS Project and recover more than $2.8 million intended for the benefit of people affected by HIV/AIDS that was illegally diverted to other uses.

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Two Women Arrested for Attempting to Smuggle 550 Pounds of Marijuana

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Lukeville Port of Entry arrested two women on separate narcotic smuggling cases in the last few days.

“The officers demonstrate their dedication to the CBP mission through their enforcement efforts,” said Acting Port Director Efrain Solis Jr. “They do great work!”

On May 17, CBP officers processing travelers applying for entry into the United States encountered a 40-year-old woman driving a Ford F-150 truck. The officers during the primary interview noticed discrepancies in the vehicle and escorted the woman into the office.

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High School students from all over the Imperial Valley for IVROP’s Project SOBRIO

By Mario Conde

Gabe Salazar speaking to valley students after being evacuated from Rodney Auditorium after earthquake Saturday

The Imperial Valley Regional Occupation Program hosted a youth event at SDSU Calexico this past Saturday for teens and the choices they must make when it comes to situations that could harm their health and education.

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Firefighters Association Forum Six Candidates for Calexico City Council

By Mario Conde

The first ever Firefighters Association Forum took place last Friday as the six candidates for City Council faced the community.

Carlton Hargrave, Guillermo Hermosillo, Martiza Hurtado-Barrons, Bill Hodge, Daniel Chairez, and Ulises Cardenas attended the forum and faces questions mainly about the current financial crisis in Calexico.

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