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Archive for July 19th, 2011

Woman Uses Her Bra to Hide Methamphetamine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers on Sunday stopped a man with about four and a half pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a motorcycle helmet, and stopped a woman with almost one and a half pounds of methamphetamine hidden in her bra. At about 9:15 a.m. on Sunday, July 17, a 23-year-old male U.S. citizen arrived at the Otay Mesa port of entry driving a 2007 Yamaha motorcycle. The CBP officer referred the man for a more intensive inspection, during which a CBP officer picked up [...]

ECRMC Making Quick Progress on Centralized Outpatient Center

EL CENTRO, Calif. – July 15, 2011 – ECRMC’s new outpatient center being built at 4th and Main Streets in El Centro, is currently ahead of schedule and within budget. Erickson Hall Construction Co., began construction of the 10,554 sq ft facility in April of this year, with the goal of completing the project by November 2011 (7 months). Erickson Hall Construction Co. out of Escondido recently completed the Dogwood Elementary School site in Heber. The project is located in El Centro, [...]

IID’s Sanchez Answers Recall Petition Charges

By Mario Conde Imperial Irrigation District Director Anthony Sanchez is targeted for recall and today he answers to the allegations made against him. A notice of intention to circulate a recall petition was posted on the Calexico Chronicle-Imperial Valley Weekly this past July 5th as public notice. Sanchez sat with the Chronicle late last week to respond to each of the allegations made against him from this recall intent. Point number one states that Sanchez has not executed basic fiduciary [...]

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