Daily Archives: June 21, 2010

Calexico Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Dinner and 2010 Lava Lamp Awards

Calexico Chamber of Commerce

Executive’s Circle

UETA Duty Free Americas and RABOBANK

President’s Circle

Quechan Paradise Casino and Quechan Casino & Resort

Cordially invite you and your guests to the

Annual Membership Dinner

2010 Lava Lamp Awards

Friday, June 25, 2010

6:00 p.m. Wine Tasting           7:00 p.m. Dinner        7:30 p.m. Program

Our Lady of Guadalupe “Juan Diego” Parish Hall

122 East Fourth Street  Calexico, California

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THE LATEST PHONE SCAM Targets Your Bank Account

06/21/10

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Imagine getting hundreds or thousands of calls on your home, business, or cell phone, tying up the lines. And when you answer, you hear anything from dead air to recorded messages, advertisements, or even phone sex menus.

It’s annoying, no doubt. But it could be more than that—it could be a sign that you’re being victimized by the latest scam making the rounds. This ”telephone denial-of-service attack“ could be the precursor to a crime targeting your bank accounts.

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Semi Truck Yields More Than $250,000 in Marijuana

Blythe station Border Patrol agents found 112 plastic-wrapped bundles hidden beneath the sleeper bed of a semi-tractor trailer at the Highway 78 checkpoint near Palo Verde, Calif. on Thursday.

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma sector seized more than $250,000 in marijuana and arrested a suspected drug smuggler at the checkpoint on Highway 78 near Palo Verde on Thursday.

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Central Union High School’s Great Spartan Ban Welcomed to Washington, D.C

Congressman Bob Filner, center, recently welcomed Central Union High School’s Great Spartan Band to Washington, D.C. where they performed in the National Memorial Day Parade. Congressman Filner met the band at the entrance to the White House before they embarked on a tour arranged by the Congressman.

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Battle by the Border

This past Saturday we had the Battle by the Border Event in Crummet Park in Calexico. It was a great event were law enforcement agents entered the ring to entertain the crowd and raise funds for athletic organizations.
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