Daily Archives: September 20, 2010

POLL WORKERS RECRUITMENT

The Registrar of Voters is recruiting poll workers to fill vacancies at the polls.  Between every Election cycle, registered voters are recruited to volunteer as poll workers to fill vacancies for poll workers who have retired or for various reasons can no longer serve at the polls.

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Covert Marijuana Growing Operation Foiled by U.S. Border Patrol

Agents discover 365 illegal plants in secluded Temecula canyon

Earlier this week, U.S. Border Patrol agents eradicated 365 marijuana plants growing outdoors in a secluded canyon near Temecula, Calif.

The discovery took place on Tuesday at about 2 p.m., as agents were conducting patrol duties near De Luz Canyon, which is located in an unincorporated area near Calle La Paz. While inspecting a foot trail in the canyon that appeared to be heavily used, the agents came across the illegal plants, an irrigation system and cultivating equipment. No arrests have been made in connection with the discovery.

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Calexico Christmas Parade Could Have a New Route This Year

By Mario Conde

The Calexico Christmas Parade could have a new route this year in order to support businesses on Imperial Ave.

The traditional Christmas Parade that has for years traveled on Downtown Calexico might change its route this year since downtown is still recovering and work to fix the damages from the 7.2 earthquake continues today. The Calexico Business Improvement District is the district in charge of Downtown Calexico and Imperial Ave. In an effort to support business in Imperial Ave. the BID asked RDA Director Oscar Rodriguez to look at the possibility of re-routing the parade to downtown Imperial Ave. this year.

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PAL Soccer Tournament has been re-schedule for November 13 and 14

By Mario Conde

The PAL Soccer Tournament has been re-schedule for November 13 and 14 were legendary soccer player will come to teach the fundamentals of soccer to Imperial Valley children.

The original day for the soccer clinic was going to be this Saturday and Sunday but was re-schedule for a later day to allow more children to become part of this event, said Carmen Estrada Athletic Director of the Parents Athletic League. There was a good response from the community and from outside the Imperial Valley for this event.

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