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Archive for February 2nd, 2011

U.S. Border Patrol Intercepts Marijuana Load at I-8 Checkpoint

Pine Valley, Calif. — Yesterday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the I-8 checkpoint near Pine Valley arrested a 25-year-old male, naturalized United States citizen, for attempting to smuggle more than 116 pounds of marijuana hidden inside various compartments of a pickup truck. At approximately 10:30 a.m., agents encountered the man as he arrived at the I-8 checkpoint driving a 1983 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck. During inspection, agents became suspicious of the man’s [...]

TWELVE YOUTH CHAMPIONS TO COMPETE IN NBA FIT/WNBA FIT

TWELVE YOUTH CHAMPIONS TO COMPETE IN NBA FIT/WNBA FIT

DRIBBLE, DISH & SWISH PRESENTED BY PEPPERIDGE FARM® FLAVOR BLASTED® GOLDFISH® CRACKERS NATIONAL FINALS -- Six Boys and Six Girls to Take the Court for the National Finals in Los Angeles During 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend -- NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2011-- The NBA today announced the 12 national finalists from the 2010-11 “NBA FIT/ WNBA FIT Dribble, Dish & Swish presented by Pepperidge Farm® Flavor Blasted® Goldfish® crackers” competition.   The national finalists [...]

Calexico School Board – Gina Sanchez to take over as Acting Superintendent

By Mario Conde The Calexico School Board decided this past Monday to put Superintendent Luna on an administrative leave. The board also approved Monday that Assistant Gina Sanchez will take over as acting superintendent. “The board is committed to balancing the budget, resolving facility issues and improving the education of the district’s more than 9,500 students,” board President Gloria Romo said in a statement Tuesday. Luna came on board as CUSD Superintendent two years ago [...]

Calexico City Council Designates City Manager – Carrillo Resigns

After a long closed session meeting, the Calexico City Council announced the resignation of Victor Carrillo and the designation of Oscar Rodriquez as acting City Manager. Carrillo’s departure was heavily rumored since last week when the Council voted 3-2 to dismiss the City Manager at his evaluation meeting. In light of the events, Carrillo decided to submit his resignation Monday evening and a special closed session item was called upon to appoint a new City Manager. The council convened [...]



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