CBP Finds More Than a Ton of Marijuana in Shipment of Hot Sauce

 

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa cargo facility Friday afternoon, discovered about 2,330 pounds of marijuana in boxes of hot sauce.

 

On September 1 at about 4 p.m., a 39-year-old male Mexican citizen and resident of Tijuana, entered the cargo port driving a 1991 Freightliner tractor, pulling a trailer with cargo manifested as hot sauce.  A CBP officer referred the driver and conveyance for a more intensive examination.

 

Calexico’s Bulldog Barber Shop

By Patricia A. Aguilar

Calexico has a new barber shop in town called Bulldog Barber Shop located at 840 imperial Ave #B, next to 7Eleven. The Bulldog Barber Shop is open Monday through Saturday at 9am to 8pm, and is also open on Sundays from 10am to 4pm. The prices are great too, for the first couple of months a regular hair cut will cost you $8, and special designs are an additional seven; they take cash but Debit /Credit is available; their prices will go up, but only a couple of dollars at most.

IID Brings Energy Savings to Small Businesses

 

Rosie Nava-Bermudez, founder of the Family Tree House, listens as an energy specialist from Synergy Companies explains the energy efficient upgrades that will be installed at the facility.

Imperial Irrigation District has launched a direct-install program to help small, non-residential customers save energy and money. Under this program, at no charge to the IID customer, trained experts conduct an energy assessment at a qualifying facility and install such energy efficient measures as lighting, occupancy sensors and LED exit signs.

California Highway Patrol Labor Day Statistics

California Highway Patrol

El Centro Area

 

Officer Pablo Torrez

(760) 482-2500

 

Imperial Valley

2011 Labor Day Weekend Stats

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Monday

TOTALS

Property Damage Collisions

This Year ‘11

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2

1

0

3

Last Year ‘10

3

0

0

0

3

Injury Collisions

This Year ‘11

1

0

0

0

1

“A Celebration of Writers and Artists” – Contest Fall 2011

Join us for another year of a Celebration of Writers and Artists. Creative Communication is pleased to announce our Fall 2011 Essay, Poetry and Art Contests. Thousands in prizes and awards will be awarded to students and schools in your area. The Essay Contest divisions are: Grades 3-6, 7-9, and 10-12, with 10 top winners in each division. To enter an essay, write 250 words or less on any non-fiction topic. The deadline for the Essay Contest is October 18, 2011. The Poetry Contest divisions are: Grades K-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12, with 10 top winners in each division. To enter a poem, submit one original poem in English, 21 lines or less. The deadline for the Poetry Contest is December 6, 2011. To submit your Essay or Poetry entry, you may enter online at: http://www.poeticpower.com/ or mail your entry labeled Poetry Contest or Essay Contest to: 159 N Main, Smithfield, UT 84335. Please include the author’s name, address, city, state, and zip, current grade, school name, school address and teacher’s name. Selected entries of merit will be invited to be published in an anthology.