Daily Archives: December 22, 2010

Obituary Michael Eugene Johnson

MICHAEL EUGENE JOHNSON

Sept. 9, 1957 – Dec. 18, 2010

Services for Pastor Johnson will be held on Tuesday, December 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Faith Assembly Church in Imperial and Wednesday, December 29 at 10 a.m., also at Faith Assembly. He will be laid to rest at Terrace Park Cemetery in Holtville. A Celebration of life will be held at Turning Point Life Center in Holtville following the funeral.

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CBP in Calexico Finds Narcotics Hidden in Cans of Food

Calexico, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico West Port of Entry thwarted a smuggling attempt with an unusual concealment: narcotics hidden inside cans of hominy, jalapeños, and peach halves.

At about 10:30 a.m. on Friday, a 24-year-old male U.S. citizen and resident of Pomona, drove a red 2010 Volkswagen Jetta to the downtown border crossing.

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American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties Opens Shelter To Aid Those Affected by Torrential Rains

The American Red Cross – San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter is on the scene in San Diego to help those affected by the torrential rainfall. An emergency shelter will open at 4:00 p.m. today at Magdaleno Recreation Center in Shelltown to help residents impacted by floodwaters.  The Red Cross offers a safe, warm, dry place to stay, a hot meal for shelter residents, minor first aid, and most importantly, a shoulder to lean on. The Red Cross has been operating a Temporary Evacuation Point all day and is now opening an overnight shelter as a precautionary measure in anticipation of heavier rainfall this evening.

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