Daily Archives: June 19, 2012

Final Imperial County Election Results

CITY OF CALEXICO – MEASURE Q

NO 1298 49.04%
YES 1349 50.96%

CITY OF CALEXICO – MEASURE P

NO 1267 47.58%
YES 1396 52.42%

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NO 7715 45.13%
YES 9379 54.87%

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NO 5215 30.88%
YES 11673 69.12%

IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DIRECTOR DIVISION 4

STELLA A. MENDOZA 6131 37.86%
STEVE BENSON 7024 43.38%
JERRY SANTILLAN 3037 18.76%
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CDPH Reports First Human West Nile Virus Case of 2012

A 70-year-old female in Kern County is the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus infection in California this year, announced Dr. Ron Chapman, state health officer and director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The woman was hospitalized, but is now recovering.

“This first confirmed West Nile virus case reminds us that we must take precautions to protect ourselves and our families from mosquito bites,” said Chapman. “West Nile virus activity is greatest during the summertime.”

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Border Patrol Agents Seize Marijuana, Arrest Four

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector seized eight makeshift backpacks containing marijuana and arrested four suspected smugglers on Sunday. The marijuana weighed a total of 189 pounds with an estimated value of $94,500.

Wellton Station agents detected the four subjects near Gila Bend carrying large rectangular backpacks through the desert. Agents quickly located eight abandoned bundles of marijuana and discovered tracks leading away from the stash. Agents followed the footprints and apprehended the four suspects hiding behind stacked bales of hay.

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