64th Holtville Carrot Festival 2011 Schedule of Events

Friday, February 4, 2011

6:30 p.m.: Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet:

Featuring award of Citizen of the year honors, and crowning of the 2011 Carrot Festival Queen, Princess and Junior Princess 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. No-Host Cocktails 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Ceremonies and State of the City Address at I.V. Swiss Club. Tickets are $25.00 per Person.

Saturday February 5, 2011

2:00p.m.: 2nd Annual Music Fest:

2011 Holtville Rib Cook-Off Bands Announced

Holtville, California – The 20th Annual 2011 Holtville Rib Cook-Off organizers announced the entertainment slate for the major fundraising event January 29th in Holtville. The scheduled bands include: Safety Orange, Jessica Erin and Los Outpatients.
9:30am – 11:15am – Safety Orange from San Diego. Safety Orange Genre: Rock & Southern California Beach Rock Reggae – Record Label: Wabasa Records/Jackhammer Movement – Sample: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz4XK4lgJk4 Website: http://safetyorange.com
11:30am – 12:50pm – Jessica Erin from Los Angeles. Jessica Erin’s soulful Country Pop voice draws you in and leaves a powerful impression on all who hear her. Jessica recently finished touring through the South and Midwest on her Uncovered Tour 2010 with singer/songwriter Jay Denton.

Jessica, along with Jay Denton, will be touring the USA from February 2011 through November 2011 performing at all Nationwide Series NASCAR races and other events raising awareness about the needs of our 9-11 First Responders.

U.S. Border Patrol Seizes Methamphetamine and Cash in Two Separate Incidents

WESTMORLAND, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered approximately three pounds of methamphetamine and $42,000 of U.S. currency Tuesday.

At approximately 10 a.m., a Border Patrol canine team performing a cursory inspection alerted to a vehicle at the Intestate 8 checkpoint located approximately 27 miles east of Calexico.  Further investigation led agents to discover a hidden compartment containing approximately $42,000 of undeclared currency.