November 2011


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Domestic Violence Awareness Forum 11/15/11

Soroptimist International of Calexico hosted a Domestic Violence Awareness Forum on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 in commemoration of the United Nation’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.  Many women are unaware of…




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Another Controversy in Calexico

By Mario Conde After a long discussion at last Tuesday’s meeting, Calexico City Council decided to remove the Mayor’s Message and instituted and internet policy for the City. The issue came before the Council after…


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In Other Words

Spartan Chili Cook-Off Brings Back Memories; Media Overkill; Holtville Cats SPARTAN IS A WORD THAT CAN BE APPLIED TO A LACK OF AMENITIES . Lacking in character or substance is a Spartan existence. Due to…






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HUSD CANDIDATE PROFILES

Name:        JARED A, GAREWAL Phone:    760-562-4254 Age: 33 Family:    Wife Mariana, and four children, Abby, J.R., Jasmine, and Andrew Campaign email:     jaredgarewalforschoolboard@gmail.com Facebook Fan Page Name:      Vote for Jared Garewal Education:     …



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Utility Tax Made Simple

By Luke Phillips Next week Holtville residents will have their choice of three ballot measures that would directly affect the city’s tax on utilities, but unfortunately most residents seem to be confused about what the…


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Colleen Ludwig Speaks

To the Editor: Did you sign the petition to end the Users Utility Tax? Do you realize the services now provided by the Tax will be reduced or no longer provided? Let’s look at the…


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In Other Words

The Darwin Awards – 2011 It’s that time again. The Darwin Awards are out. The annual honor is given to the persons who did the gene pool the biggest service by killing themselves in the…


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Letter to the Editor

  No on Measures M, N & O I’m voting No on all three measures to cut out the utility tax and here’s why: Each one of these contemplates getting rid of a tax that…


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Murder Suspect Apprehended by U.S. Border Patrol

Ocotillo, CA. – Yesterday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Station arrested an illegal alien with extensive criminal history and an outstanding arrest warrant for felony charges. The incident occurred at approximately…