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Brawley Native To Present Children’s Book At Hacienda Burger Bar

By Chris Furguson Former Brawley resident Arthur Miramontes will be discussing and autographing copies of his newest children’s book “The Young Knight and the Golden Sword” next weekend at the Hacienda Burger Bar next Wednesday, March 7. The signing and discussion will be from 11 am until 4 pm. “I’m really exicted to be coming back to Brawley,” said Miramontes.  “To be able to come back to the Valley and maybe inspire others is important.” The book concerns a fantasy [...]

School Board Cuts Calexico Teachers’ Jobs, Funding

By Mario Conde Police Intervene At Raucous Meeting The Calexico School Board approved cuts for the next year by eliminating the Pre-School Program and reducing the Adult Education Program. In a very intense meeting, the School Board approved the reduction of 89 teachers by the end of the present school year. The vote was 3-2 with Trustees Joong Kim and Gloria Romo casting the nay vote. The meeting was scheduled to take place at the Calexico City Hall where teachers protested outside the [...]

104th Mid-Winter Fair Celebrates Tropical Nights And Carnival Lights

By Chris Furguson Starting on March 2, 2012, the 104th edition of the California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta will fill the Imperial skies to the theme of “Tropical Nights and Carnival Lights.” Nearly 100,000 people are expected to enter the gates at the I.V. Expo over the next ten days. As theme will reflect the sometimes tropical-like weather of the Valley, an exotic animal exhibit will take place in the Preble building, along with a “Tropical Animal Adventure Show” and a [...]

Weekly-Chronicle 02-23-12 Vol. 106 No. 8

Weekly-Chronicle 02-23-12 Vol. 106 No. 8

Weekly-Chronicle 02-23-12 Vol. 106 No. 8

PUC member Sandoval to speak at IV Renewable Energy Summit

PUC member Sandoval to speak at IV Renewable Energy Summit

(El Centro, CA) – California Public Utility Commissioner Catherine J.K. Sandoval heads a list of distinguished renewable energy experts slated to speak at the Imperial Valley Renewable Energy Summit set for March 13-15. Registration is still open for “The Power to Renew California” Summit that will be held at the Barbara Worth Resort and Country Club in Holtville. Additional speakers include: luncheon keynote speaker Glenda Humiston, state director of USDA Rural Development; Jan [...]

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