Daily Archives: April 25, 2011

Congressman Filner to announce winner of 19th Annual Congressional Art Competition

El Centro, CA – U.S. Congressman Bob Filner will announce the Grand Prize winner of the 2011 Congressional Art Competition at an awards ceremony and reception at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2011.


Each year, Congress sponsors a nationwide high school art contest called An Artistic Discovery. The contest allows students from across the country to exhibit their artwork and receive national recognition. The winning artwork representing the 51st Congressional District will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year.

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California Casino Ready for Entertainment Bar Opening

When Pala Casino Resort and Spa’s new “Infinity” showroom opens at 9:30 p.m., Friday, May 6, with a FREE Gabriel Iglesias After Party, it will raise the entertainment bar in Southern California.

Iglesias, the self-proclaimed “I’m not fat, I’m fluffy” funny man performs to a sold-out audience at 8 p.m. at the Starlight Theater.

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The man I loved almost killed me – Victims Memorial Service at Calipatria State Prison

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From the people who brought you Mathematics Disorder and Disorder of Written Expression and even Caffeine Disorder, now bring you Compulsive Shopping Disorder. In other words, a shopaholic. According to the experts, if you have a strong urge to go shopping, for anything from clothes to cars, at any time of the year, that means you might have a mental illness.

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 4th Edition (DSM IV) put out by the American Psychiatric Association, there are 374 so called mental disorders.

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2nd Annual Playmania Event at the Calexico Crummett Park

The Calexico Recreation Department held their 2nd Annual Playmania Event at the Calexico Crummett Park on Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 5:30-7:30 pm.  There were approximately 30 kids who participated in this year’s event.  The event was targeted for children ages 7-12 year olds.  The event kicked off with two group games such as the human chain hula hoop relay and the crash relay as warm ups.  .  The children were divided into four groups and they also went thru a series of stations that included: cup-a-stack relay, buddy walkers, fitness obstacle courses, izzy dizzy relay, hoop scoop relay, double sack relays & the egg/spoon relay.  To end the event we brought all the kids together to play the rock-paper-scissor game and the most popular the 4 way team tug-a-war.

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