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Blue Angels Arrive in El Centro

Blue Angels Arrive in El Centro

The Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, The Blue Angels, will arrive at Naval Air Facility El Centro, CA on Jan. 3, 2011 to prepare for the 2011 show season. The team must complete at least 120 training flights during the 10-week winter training process, which concludes in mid-March. All media will meet with a Blue Angels representative at the air facility main gate at 12:00 p.m., and the jet pilots will arrive at 12:45 p.m.  Fat Albert, the Blue Angels’ C-130, is expected to arrive at [...]

Imperial County Denied Standing In Prop 8 Lawsuit

By Chris Furguson The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in a ruling handed down Tuesday, rejected Imperial County's appeal to represent the state of California in federal court over Proposition 8. The three judges, in their ruling, rejected the claim by the county, the Board of Supervisors and the deputy clerk, that they could represent the state in federal court.  The Court determined that the Deputy Clerk Isabel Vargas lacked standing because her role was to do whatever the chief Clerk [...]

2011 California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta Last Chance Ethics Training

2011 California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta Last Chance Ethics Training

A "Last Chance Make up Session" will be held Saturday in the IV EXPO Preble Building for Livestock exhibitors who have not yet completed ethics training for the 2011 California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta. The session will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for juniors and 11 a.m. to noon for seniors. Attendees are asked to park in the south lot and enter through the south/annex entrance. This class is for anyone who did not attend a session in December. The fair will be enforcing a Code of [...]

Soroptimist International of Holtville Carrot Festival Cooking Contest

Soroptimist International of Holtville Carrot Festival Cooking Contest

Soroptimist of Holtville will be hosting its 64th Annual Carrot Festival Cooking Contest from February 7th – February 11th, 2011 in conjunction with the Holtville Carrot Festival.  As in years past, the contest will run over the course of 5 evenings and will consist of various age and food categories. Age categories are as follows:  Little Chef (kinder through fifth grade), Junior Chef (sixth through twelfth grade), Adult Chef (Eighteen years and older), Senior Chef (Sixty-two years and [...]

John Renison and Ray Castillo Take Oath

John Renison and Ray Castillo Take Oath

By Mario Conde A new era in the County Board of Supervisors started this past Monday as John Renison and Raymond Castillo took oath of office. John Renison and Ray Castillo were elected this past November with strong support of the constituents of District one and District five respectively. Castillo replaces Wallly Leimgruber who served the fifth district for twelve years. Renison, on the other hand, is taking the place of Louis Fuentes, former chairman of the County Board who was [...]



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