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Archive for August 25th, 2011

Holtville City Manager Responds To Phillips’ Animal Control Letter

To The Editor: I would like to thank Mr. Luke Phillips for his editorial on the City's Animal Care Program (Holtville Tribune, Aug. 19, 2011). This editorial provides an opportunity to increase public awareness by reviewing the history, fiscal limitations and key provisions of Holtville's animal care program. Holtville's animal care program dates back nearly a century. City of Holtville Ordinance No.58 was enacted on January 3, 1913. Drafted in direct response to public health concerns about [...]

Baja 500 Film Raises Money For Charity

Baja 500 Film Raises Money For Charity

By Gene Carl   The premier of the 2011 Score Baja 500 race video was shown Saturday night, August 20th, at Hot Rods & Beer in Holtville. Several hundred people attended the event including many who took part in the race. Trucks that take part in desert racing were on display in the parking as well as vendors selling Holtville t-shirts, off-road truck accessories and South African wine. John Prock, owner of Hot Rods & Beer, said, "What we're trying to do is bring what goes on down [...]

Community Service Joins Holtville High’s Curriculum

Community Service Joins Holtville High’s Curriculum

By Luke Phillips    From Kindergarteners to High School students, young people in Holtville will be headed back to school next week and they'll have a couple of big changes waiting for them. According to a press release from the Holtville Unified School District there are a few changes that students need to be aware of this year including new graduation requirements, several construction projects and campus upgrades and changes to the schools' food service programs. The school board has [...]

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