Wind Advisory for Imperial County, CA

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM PST THURSDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT THURSDAY FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM PST.

* AFFECTED AREA… EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY AND THE NORTHEAST HALF OF IMPERIAL COUNTY.

* TIMING… THURSDAY FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM PST.

* WINDS… FROM THE NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

Imperial County Bar Association awards first Mock Trial Excellence Scholarship

Pictured above are scholarship presenter Judge Christopher Yeager, recipient Sophia Carillo, and President of the Imperial County Bar Association., Steve Escalera

The Imperial County Bar Association is an organization that includes attorneys and judges practicing locally.  They host monthly luncheons and other fundraising events, such as the one held at the Law Offices of Steve Escalera on December 9, 2011.  But this one was different.  It was at this Member and Client Appreciation Holiday Mixer that the Imperial County Bar Association presented Sophia Carillo with the very first Mock Trial Excellence Scholarship.

Toby Erickson Golf Tournament Results and Pictures

The 3rd Annual Toby Erickson Memorial Golf Tournament held Dec. 10 at the Barbara Worth Country Club under perfect skies was again a rousing success enjoyed by 80 Golfers. The first Place Gross winners were the foursome of John Williams, Benji Angulo, Brandon Angulo, and Eric Strahm. 2nd Place Gross winners were Kathleen Emerson, Sam Underwood, Tommy Phillips and Rom Medina.
The 1st place Net winners were Allan and Lorelin Carter, Raul Corona, and Albert “Twisted Taco” Canedo. The 2nd Place Net winners were Art Arroyo, Amanda and Sarah Erickson, and Tim Whitman.
During a lunch of carne asada served by the Country Club staff, over 25 prizes were raffled off which included golf clubs, rounds of golf at well known courses, a BBQ grill and a bevy of other well received gifts.
The Erickson family wants to thank all the players, even those of us who seemed to be playing for the first time, the volunteers, and the many sponsors who helped to make the event a success so we can again award High School Scholarships this June.
A special thanks goes out to Gene Brister and KXO Radio for their tremendous support. A very special thanks to the Barbara Worth Country Club, the very professional and accommodating staff, the excellent food, and especially to the golf pro Blaine Smith and the golf course superintendent.

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Seizes Over 1,100 lbs of Marijuana

CALEXICO, Calif. – Yesterday, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the El Centro Sector arrested three men and seized more than 1,180 pounds of marijuana after conducting two separate vehicle stops.

 

The arrests occurred at approximately 8 p.m., after Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station observed suspicious activity near the Calexico Wal-Mart. Two vehicles were subsequently pulled over by Border Patrol agents with the assistance of the Calexico Police Department. As a result, 16 cellophane wrapped packages of marijuana were discovered.

City of Holtville Laws Regarding Animal Care and the Proper Care of Dogs

The City of Holtville has historically regulated animal care through the Holtville Municipal Code. The following municipal code sections, many of which are over 50 years old, summarize key provisions of the City’s laws regarding the proper care of dogs.

7.12.070 Dogs – Number allowed.

It is unlawful to keep more than three dogs over four months of age at any one residence. (Ord. 329 § 3, 1973; Ord. 267 § 11, 1961).

7.04.010 License – Required.