Daily Archives: June 21, 2011

Legislative Districts in California Hearings Continue

By Mario Conde

The hearings to the define the new legislative districts in California continued this past Monday in San Diego were a large group from the Imperial Valley spoke on behalf of residents.

As reported last week, Chairman of the County Board, Jack Terrazas planned to attend a hearing in San Diego from the re-districting committee and asked them to keep Coachella Valley as part of the Assembly and State Senate Districts since it would be more beneficial to the County.

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Jason Britton Street Bike Stunt Show Comes To Freedom Fest

Jason Britton

El Centro, California-June 21, 2011-The Jason Britton Street Bike Stunt Show commits to come and perform at Freedom Fest, on July 4th, as part of his Kawasaki-Monster Military Tour 2011.

Jason Britton, the most highly recognized motorcycle stunt rider/entertainer in the world, is currently on a national tour to educate on riding safety, riding gear, and the fact and fiction of what you see on TV.

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NASCAR Comes To Freedom Fest

El Centro, California-June 21, 2011-The Freedom Fest 2011 Committee is pleased to announce NASCAR/IMCA Team Drivers for Bryans Racing Enterprises Sandy Rose Bauler, Eddie Bryans, and Augie Vidovitch have committed to bring the “Love to Accelerate” Campaign booth, featuring a NASCAR Super Late Model, to this years’ installment of Freedom Fest on July 4th.

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Consumer Confidence and the Price of Gasoline

In the United States, consumer confidence decreased to 60.8 in May of 2011 from 66 in April of 2011. In the United States, The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) is a barometer of the health of the U.S. economy from the perspective of the consumer. The index is based on approximately 3,000 completed questionnaires reflecting consumers’ perceptions of current business and employment conditions, as well as their expectations for six months hence regarding business conditions, employment, and income. The Consumer Confidence Index and its related series are among the earliest sets of economic indicators available each month and are closely watched as leading indicators for the U.S. economy. This page includes: United States Consumer Confidence chart, historical data and news.

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National Weather Service Issues Excessive Heat Warning for Imperial County, CA

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/ TO 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ WEDNESDAY… … EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/ TO 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ THURSDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/ TO 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ WEDNESDAY. AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FROM 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/ TO 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ THURSDAY. THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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