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Archive for May 20th, 2011

In Other Words 01-07-11

Ghosts From New Year’s Past; Some Great Internet Trivia WHERE DID THE YEAR GO? I have to wonder why it went by like greased lightning. Looking back for ideas that I could use for this column, I realized that events that seemed so far in the past, actually took play only a few months ago. Nothing much happened in January, but in February I got stopped by the Border Patrol for setting off their geiger counter at the check point on Hwy. 78. It wasn’t that I was smuggling plutonium. I had a [...]

PIONEERS MUSEUM LECTURE SERIES

IMPERIAL COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MONTHLY DINNER LECTURE …….. FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011 DINNER …… 6:00 PM COST …… $8.00 PER PERSON THE LECTURE (WITHOUT DINNER) IS FREE TO PUBLIC AND BEGINS AT 6:45 PM. PROGRAM: THE GUEST SPEAKER AT THIS MONTH'S LECTURE SERIES IS CAPTAIN RUSS THOMPSON. CAPTAIN THOMPSON'S TOPIC IS THE HISTORY OF THE NAVAL AIR FACILITY AT SEELEY. WHERE: PIONEERS MUSEUM, ACROSS FROM IMPERIAL COLLEGE AT THE CORNER OF HWY 111 AND ATEN ROAD, EAST OF [...]

Flag Raising Ceremony For New Holt Park Pole May 28.

By Luke Phillips Holtville's new flag pole in Holt Park has been erected and the flag will be hoisted for the first time on Saturday, May 28, in a ceremony being planned by fire chief Alex Silva. The ceremony also serve as the city’s official recognition of Memorial Day, which is May 30. The new 125-foot flag pole replaces the city's original 100-foot flag pole that was damaged in last year's 7.2 earthquake. A new flag has also been purchased for the pole and measures 60 feet by 30 [...]



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