August 2010


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Brawley Teachers Welcomed Back By Chamber

By Chris Furguson On August 19, 2010, the Brawley Chamber of Commerce welcomed new and returning teachers from both the elementary and high schools with lunch and a raffle at their annual “Welcome Back Teachers”…




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College Football Returns to Imperial Valley

“The Game” College Football Returns to Imperial Valley, Saturday, August 28th What:              College Football Game: Arizona Western College vs. Monterrey Tech University of Mexico City Location:         Central Union High School – El Centro, California…


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CBP U.S. Border Patrol Agents Seize Methamphetamine

WINTERHAVEN, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 8 checkpoint seized a large quantity of liquid methamphetamine Monday with an estimated street value of more than $500,000. Agents from the Calexico station…


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SYCUAN TRIBAL POLICE APPROVED FOR GRANT FUNDING

El Cajon, CA (August 24, 2010):  The Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation’s Department of Public Safety will receive $107,000 in funds from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Sycuan tribe, owners of Sycuan…


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Million Dollar Heroin Seizure at Checkpoint

Blythe, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma Sector seized more than $1 million dollars in heroin at a Border Patrol checkpoint on Highway 95, north of Yuma on Thursday. Border Patrol…



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Roger Clemens Indicted

Former Major League Baseball Player Roger Clemens Indicted, Charged with Obstruction of Congress, Making False Statements, and Committing Perjury Before Congressional Committee Panel Was Investigating Steroid Use in Major League Baseball WASHINGTON—United States Attorney Ronald…


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Gordon’s Carpet Hosts Blood Drive

Imperial Valley., August 19, 2010 — Godon’s Carpet in Imperial, is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive today Thursday, August 19, 2010. “We’re honored to host the blood drive at Gordon’s Carpet,” said President,…








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Calexico to Re-Instate Union Workers

By Mario Conde The Calexico City Council decided to table an item related to the terminated city contract with On Site Labor that provided staffing for the City of Calexico. Last week, the council voted…


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Baseball Report

By Bob Hurst Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire wasn’t about to take a chance on losing a starting pitcher during a divisional playoff race. So in Sunday’s game against the Oakland A’s, Gardenhire removed Kevin…


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WELCOME BACK TEACHERS Mixer

The Calexico Chamber of Commerce Invites You To WELCOME BACK TEACHERS Mixer Friday, August 20, 2010 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Family Style Buffet “Under the Stars” *Heavy Hors d’oeuvres *Beverages *Door Prizes *Party Gifts…