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Archive for March 20th, 2012

Salton Sea Restoration Returned to the Salton Sea Authority

By Mario Conde The County Board of Supervisors supports the elimination of the Salton Sea Restoration Council and return those responsibilities to the Salton Sea Authority. The County approved a letter of support to Assemblyman Manuel Perez (D-Coachella) who introduced Assembly Bill 939. CEO Ralph Cordova said that the insecurity of the State’s ability to allocate adequate funds for the restoration of the Salton Sea and the decline of regional collaboration has stalled altogether the [...]

County Board of Supervisors Approved CDBG Funding

By Mario Conde The County Board of Supervisors approved CDBG funding for public improvements on incorporated areas. Every year the State of California, Department of Housing and Community Development receives funds for the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development to administer the Community Development Block Grant program. Imperial County and Community and Economic Development intends to submit a grant application in the maximum amount of $4,440,000. With this approval, the [...]

Strong, 7.6 Quake Shakes Mexico City

A strong, long 7.6 earthquake with an epicenter in Guerrero state shook central southern Mexico on Tuesday, swaying buildings in Mexico City and sending frightened workers and residents into the streets. The U.S. Geological Survey set the intensity at 7.6 and said the epicenter was 11 miles underground. Mexico's National Seismological Survey said the temblor had an epicenter southwest of Ometepec and was felt strongly in Oaxaca. Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard's Twitter account said the [...]

International Christian Adoption Service: Picking Out A Christian Agency

But just what information and facts should you appear for to assist you select the proper Christian agency? Right here are 5 strategies for picking out the right agency. one. What can be a Christian adoption agency and why is it critical? The Encarta Dictionary defines Christian as kind and unselfish showing characteristics just like kindness, helpfulness, and concern for other individuals. Most are non-profit and inside the country to help orphaned young children. Many Christian adoption [...]

Calexico School Board Up in Arms

By Mario Conde The Calexico School Board voted to direct the Superintendent to respond to the letter submitted by Martiza Hurtado in regards to the comments made by a School Board Trustee. Mayor Pro Tem Maritza Hurtado submitted a letter to the Board where she asked a cease and desists to Trustee Joong Kim for comments he made on his Facebook page. Hurtado said that these actions are made with the intent to be defamatory and hurtful towards her business. Hurtado is a member of the [...]

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