Southern California Port Officers Seized 36 Pounds Of Cocaine From Local Mexicali Resident

Calexico, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico downtown port of entry seized 36 pounds of cocaine Tuesday from a vehicle driven by a 38-year-old male Mexican citizen from Mexicali, Baja California.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico downtown port of entry seized 36 pounds of cocaine Tuesday from a vehicle driven by a 38-year-old male Mexican citizen from Mexicali, Baja California.

The seizure occurred at about 8:30 a.m. on August 30, when officers with the port’s Anti-Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team (A-TCET) were conducting inspections of vehicles and travelers and targeted a white Ford F-250 pick-up truck. Officers utilizing a density measuring device detected anomalies to the undercarriage of the bed area and referred both driver and vehicle for further examination.

IBEW 569 Welcomes Imperial County Apprentices

Last night marked an exciting milestone in our efforts to put local residents to work in good middle-class jobs in Imperial County’s green economy.

Local 569 proudly swore in our largest class of new Imperial County apprentices to date at our Imperial Electrical Training Center, 15 total. Not only will these young men and women learn the skills to construct renewable energy projects like solar, wind and geothermal plants, they will receive good wages, family healthcare, pension retirement contribution and college credits in the process – a true pathway into a sustainable green career in the electrical industry!

Prince Harry Scheduled to arrive in El Centro in October

Britain’s Prince Harry will be coming to America in October to train on Apache helicopter gunships in his role as a serving army officer, U.S. and British military officials reported Wednesday.

News of Harry’s U.S.-based training was reported last week, and specifics of his activities were announced Wednesday.

Tales of Glenn Ford in New Biography

by Nick Thomas

Fans of old movies will probably be familiar with the films of Glenn Ford, including such classics as Gilda, Blackboard Jungle, Courtship of Eddie’s Father, Teahouse of the August Moon, and Fastest Gun Alive. Oddly enough, though he appeared in around 100 feature films, there has never been a biography on Ford … until now.