Daily Archives: July 6, 2011

Flash Flood Warning for Imperial County, CA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… SOUTHWESTERN IMPERIAL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA… THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF… PLASTER CITY… OCOTILLO…

* UNTIL 545 PM PDT

* AT 434 PM PDT… FLASH FLOODING WAS LIKELY FROM THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WARNED AREA. PARTICULARLY IN THE COYOTE MOUNTAINS AND NEARLY PORTIONS OF THE IMPERIAL HIGHWAY OR STATE ROUTE 2 JUST NORTHWEST OF OCOTILLO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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Calexico City Council Elect New Mayor

Luis Castro with Ulises Cardenas and Rene Felix,from the office of Juan Vargas

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Calexico City Council Approved a Balanced Budget

By Mario Conde

It’s been a hard and difficult road for the City of Calexico these last few years dealing with a big budget deficit but the Council approved a balanced budget last week for the first time in three years.

The Council approved the fiscal year 2011-12 budget were the projected budget revenues for this year will be $17, 686, 773. The budget expenditures will be this year at $17,645 820, that will bring net revenues in this fiscal year to $43,953.

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Highway 86 Checkpoint Yields High-Dollar Meth Seizure

SALTON CITY, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio station arrested a smuggler yesterday attempting to transport more than $560,000 worth of methamphetamine.

The incident occurred at around 5 a.m., when a Border Patrol canine team alerted to a black-colored Chevy pickup truck at the Highway 86 Checkpoint near Salton City, Calif.  The man that was driving the vehicle is a 37-year-old United States citizen.  After a thorough search of the truck in secondary inspection, agents discovered approximately 18 pounds of methamphetamine hidden under the passenger side seat.

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Calif. CBP Officers Intercept More than $300K in U.S. Currency

Calexico, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers intercepted over $316,000 in reported U.S. currency during outbound inspections at the Calexico East port of entry yesterday evening.

The incident occurred at about 6 p.m. when officers with the port’s Anti-Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team were conducting inspections of outbound vehicles and stopped a black 1999 Honda Accord driven by a 22-year-old female U.S. citizen with two passengers, a 26-year-old male Mexican citizen and a 17-year-old female U.S. citizen.

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