Calexico Youth Soccer Clinics To Be Re-scheduled Due to Non Response

Everyone, this is an Open Letter.  It is with much regret to mention the following.  For the past six months we have been working closely with Ms. Carmen Estrada to bring one of our Youth Soccer Clinics/camps to Calexico California.  With full support of Adidas, US Soccer and Mexican Superstars Claudio Suarez, Ramon Ramirez and Benjamin Galindo.  The date we all confirmed was September 25, 2010.   This Soccer Clinic as now been re-scheduled and the new dated will be announced within the next two weeks.

Brown Sues to Recover City of Bell Officials’ Excessive Salaries, Cut Pensions

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr., charging fraud, civil conspiracy, waste of public funds and breach of fiduciary duty, sued eight top Bell officials and council members today, and demanded they return hundreds of thousands of dollars in unwarranted salaries.

Brown’s lawsuit also called for a reduction of pension benefits for the officials.

“We are filing our lawsuit on behalf of the public to recover the excess salaries that Bell officials awarded themselves and to ensure their future pensions are reduced to a reasonable amount,” Brown said.

New Medical Facility in Calexico Approved by the Planning Commission

By Mario Conde

The Calexico Planning Commission approved this past Tuesday an ambitious medical facility project that will be unique in the Imperial Valley and will support veterans.

The Planning Board approved a Conditional Use Permit to allow the construction and operation of an approximately 219, 220 s.f. group care facility, convalescent home and hospital for neurological and memory loss patients & training center for veterans. The project site is within the Towncenter Plaza located along Cole Road, Sunset Drive, and Towncenter Drive.

Imperial Valley Welcomes New Cable Channel

By Mario Conde

Imperial Valley viewers have a new local option in news and entertainment since there is a new local 24-hour cable channel on Time Warner Cable.

Last Tuesday was a historic day for Imperial Valley television viewers since Mi Canal Televalle Channel 344 on Time Warner Cable started with its formal broadcasting here in the Imperial Valley. MIC Televalle is based in Calexico and will provide Imperial Valley viewers with local news and local programming that will be open for the community.