October 2010





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Rock Out Cancer

An event called Rock Out Cancer took to the field at Imperial High School Saturday, Oct. 16, and provided plenty of entertainment and fun. The event, which included a camp-out from 6 p.m. until 6…


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City To Vote On New Trash Contract

(Could Lower Your Bill!) By Luke Phillips After months of work the city of Holtville will soon have a new trash-hauling contract according to city manager Laura Fischer. An ad hoc committee comprised of council…



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Peace and Pumpkin Festival

El Centro’s first ever Peace and Pumpkin Festival took place at the El Centro Town Square Saturday. The event included a pumpkin obstacle course, demonstrations from martial arts teams and Chinese dragon dancers and well…







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Harmonic Tonsillectomy added to Pioneers Memorial

Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District is pleased to announce the successful addition of Harmonic Tonsillectomy to its growing roster of minimally invasive and noninvasive procedures. Mohammad K. Arab, M.D., F.A.C.S, is the only otolaryngologist in the…



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Brawley’s Cattle Call Queen and Court

By Chris Furguson The 2010 Cattle Call Queen’s coronation took place on October 16 at the Lions Center in Brawley. McKenna Lee Caughey, a resident of El Centro, took home the coveted Queen’s title as…



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Amber Bryant Remembered by Thousands

By Jim Predmore Thousands of friends and family gathered Wednesday morning to celebrate the life of Amber Bryant.  38-year-old Amber lost her life last week when she was gunned down on the corner of Cruickshank…