November 2010

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Frying A Turkey?

Turkey fryer hazards • Many units easily tip over, spilling the hot oil from the cooking pot. • If the cooking pot is overfilled with oil, the oil may spill out of the unit when…



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Parking Tickets Cost Goes Up in Calexico

By Mario Conde Parking citations in the City of Calexico will increase in the month of December for those that violate the parking code. In an effort to balance the general fund of the State…


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SDSU Imperial Valley Reaching Out to Freshman

By Mario Conde San Diego State looks to expand opportunities for college students by improving its freshman program. The freshman program at San Diego State University has been around for five year giving High School…





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2010 Cattle Call Rodeo Results

Brawley Cattle Call Rodeo Results. All-around cowboy: Blake Hirdes, $1,368, team roping and tie-down roping. Bareback riding: 1. Orin Larsen, 82 points on Rosser Rodeo Company’s Flood Zone, $1,298; 2. (tie) Clint Lear and Wyatt…



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U.S. Border Patrol Arrests Two After Vehicle Stop

Pair Attempted to Discard Fire Extinguisher Containing Cocaine Home /  Newsroom /  News Releases /  Local News Releases / see also: in Local News Releases: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers Seize Over $387,000 in Cocaine at…




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The Terrific Tale of Thanksgiving Traditions

In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving…



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Sad But True Crime Scam Targeted Holocaust Survivors Fund

For nearly six decades, a not-for-profit corporation known as The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany—or the Claims Conference—has been overseeing German government funds that assist Holocaust survivors. So you can imagine our surprise…


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Calexico in Financial Crisis

By Mario Conde The City of Calexico had a special meeting Tuesday to see the current financial situation of the City for this year. The current fiscal year budget faces a shortfall of $1.5 million…


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Soccer Fever

By Mario Conde Soccer fever returns to Calexico next week as the legendary World Cup Soccer players from Mexico will host a clinic here in Calexico. The long awaited Calexico Soccer Clinic will finally arrive…


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25th Brawley Cattle Call Chili Cook-Off

25th Annual Brawley Cattle Call Chili Cook-Off By Chris Furguson The 25th annual Brawley Cattle Call Chili Cook-Off took place at the Brawley Cattle Call Arena Concessions Area on the morning of Saturday, November 6. …