September 2010



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In Other Words

Is Anybody Out There Paying Attention? A Paraprosdokian World Awaits IS ANYBODY OUT THERE PAYING ATTENTION? It would appear they aren’t. Here in Holtville and in other places, such as Brawley, subcommittees to the City…





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$244,000 in Methamphetamine Seized at Checkpoint

Indio, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio station thwarted a narcotics smuggling attempt at the checkpoint located on Highway 86 yesterday afternoon resulting in the seizure of nearly $250,000 worth of…



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Baseball Report

By Bob Hurst Tuesday night was a big night for three major league teams. The Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees clinched playoff spots in the American League, while over in the National, the…





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CBP U.S. Border Patrol Agents Arrest Sex Offender

Calexico, Calif. – El Centro station Border Patrol agents apprehended a convicted sex offender Saturday while working near downtown Calexico. The man, who was identified as Francisco Avila, has a previous conviction involving indecent exposure…


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Calexico Casino Gets Another Step Closer

By Mario Conde The Planning Commission approved Monday a General Plan Amendment and Zone Change that will also help continue with the Casino project that has been on hold because of a lawsuit. As part…


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US border inspector charged with bribery in Calif.

The Associated Press Posted: 09/24/2010 06:54:45 PM PDT Updated: 09/24/2010 06:54:45 PM PDT EL CENTRO, Calif.—A U.S. border inspector was charged Friday with taking more than $50,000 to wave drug-laden vehicles from Mexico through his lane.Oscar Osbaldo…