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Archive for November 29th, 2011

Turning Point Thanksgivng Held In Holtville’s Holt Park

Turning Point Thanksgivng Held In Holtville’s Holt Park

By Betty Predmore Over 300 people gathered at Holt Park on Thanksgiving Day to enjoy the delicious meal served by members of Turning Point Ministries and Turning Point Life Center.  Holt Park had a festive look as guests gathered around the beautifully decorated tables and enjoyed the music and testimonies shared throughout the day. The day was shared by family and friends of Turning Point, along with many of Holtville's winter visitors and other families in need of a warm Thanksgiving [...]

Calexico Port Officers Arrest 19-Year-Old Male for attempt to Smuggle 52 Pounds of Cocaine

Calexico, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico downtown port of entry arrested a 19-year-old male Mexican citizen after they discovered 52 pounds of cocaine hidden in the vehicle he was driving when he entered the port Sunday. Calexico CBP Officers Seize Cocaine Photo Credit: Photo Courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection The seizure occurred at about 5:15 p.m. when a [...]

Wind Advisory for Imperial County, CA

Wind Advisory for Imperial County, CA

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM MST /7 AM PST/ TO 7 PM MST /6 PM PST/ THURSDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY... WHICH IS IN EFFECT THURSDAY FROM 8 AM MST... 7 AM PST TO 7 PM MST... 6 PM PST. * AFFECTED AREA: THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY INCLUDING FAR EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY AND EASTERN IMPERIAL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA... WESTERN YUMA COUNTY INCLUDING YUMA... WESTERN LA PAZ COUNTY... AND THE NORTHEAST THIRD OF IMPERIAL COUNTY INCLUDING [...]

Calexico Planning Commission Approves the Grand Plaza Project

Calexico Planning Commission Approves the Grand Plaza Project

By Mario Conde The Calexico Planning Commission approved the Grand Plaza project at their Monday meeting that will bring jobs and brand name stores to the border city. Its been a long time coming for the Charles Company who has been working with the City of Calexico for more than five years to develop an outlet shopping center that will be located on the south side of West 2nd Street, approximately ½ mile west of the International Port of Entry and downtown Calexico, and bounded to the [...]

Calexico Mayor and Police Chief Discuss Border at White House

                   Local officials met with DHS Secretary Napolitano on jobs and public safety   Washington, D.C. – Today, Mayor Luis J. Castro and Chief James Neujahr met with senior Administration officials - including an hour-long discussion with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano in the White House - to talk about enhancing public safety and economic development in the U.S.-Mexico border region. Castro and Neujahr, along with [...]



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