May 2011



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Calif. U.S. Border Patrol Intercepts $4.3M of Cocaine

Pine Valley, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 8 checkpoint near Pine Valley arrested a 19-year-old male U.S. citizen yesterday for attempting to smuggle more than 436 pounds of cocaine. Agents…


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Career Day at Pine School

Students at Pine School got a look at varied and interesting careers last week. The half day event featured eight guests who spoke of their professions, their educations, and the opportunities within their careers. Represented…



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Tornado Outbreak in Midwest

The May 2011 tornado outbreak is an ongoing tornado outbreak across the Midwest, particularly from Lake Superior south to the Red River area. One especially destructive tornado resulted in catastrophic destruction in Joplin, Missouri and…


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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…


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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:…






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In Other Words

Retirement: Internet Style WHERE TO RETIRE You can retire to  Phoenix, Arizona where…… 1. You are willing to park three blocks away because you found shade. 2. You’ve experienced condensation on your butt from the…





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Mack Park Clarification At Next Council Meeting

By Luke Phillips Holtville City Manager Laura Fischer wants to clear up some confusion regarding public meetings after she says some residents complained that she gave them false information about discussion of the city’s improvements…