Monthly Archives: September 2012

Imperial Valley Supports Lofton In The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Justin Lofton’s No. 6 Eddie Sharp Racing (ESR) Chevrolet will have a new look this weekend as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) takes on Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Lofton will have The Imperial Valley Full Plate Group as the primary sponsor on his Silverado as a group of business owners and neighbors from Southern California come together to sponsor the championship contender.

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Final Components of California Homeowner Bill of Rights Signed into Law

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that the final parts of the California Homeowner Bill of Rights have been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.

“California has been the epicenter of the foreclosure and mortgage crisis,” said Attorney General Harris. “The Homeowner Bill of Rights will provide basic fairness and transparency for homeowners, and improve the mortgage process for everyone.”

The Governor signed:

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Saturday, September 29 is National Public Lands Day

This is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer event for public lands. http://links.govdelivery.com:80/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTIwOTI2LjEwNzY2NjcxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDEyMDkyNi4xMDc2NjY3MSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE3MTc1MjYxJmVtYWlsaWQ9dHJpYnVuZXB1Ymxpc2hpbmdAZ21haWwuY29tJnVzZXJpZD10cmlidW5lcHVibGlzaGluZ0BnbWFpbC5jb20mZmw9JmV4dHJhPU11bHRpdmFyaWF0ZUlkPSYmJg==&&&101&&&http://www.publiclandsday.org/npld-sites if you want to help improve our public lands by planting trees and native plants, collecting trash, improving trails, and more. 

In honor of National Public Lands Day, all national parks offer free admission. http://links.govdelivery.com:80/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTIwOTI2LjEwNzY2NjcxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDEyMDkyNi4xMDc2NjY3MSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE3MTc1MjYxJmVtYWlsaWQ9dHJpYnVuZXB1Ymxpc2hpbmdAZ21haWwuY29tJnVzZXJpZD10cmlidW5lcHVibGlzaGluZ0BnbWFpbC5jb20mZmw9JmV4dHJhPU11bHRpdmFyaWF0ZUlkPSYmJg==&&&102&&&http://www.nps.gov/pub_aff/plan_your_visit/index.htm.

When vacation time calls, look to the national parks for some of the most satisfying and least costly alternatives. Open year round, national parks offer activities across the country. For outdoor adventure or indoor discovery — try a venture into the national parks.

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Free App Features Images, Videos and Articles About Space

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has a new iPad app, ‘http://links.govdelivery.com:80/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTIwOTI2LjEwNzY4NjYxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDEyMDkyNi4xMDc2ODY2MSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE3MTc1Mzc2JmVtYWlsaWQ9dHJpYnVuZXB1Ymxpc2hpbmdAZ21haWwuY29tJnVzZXJpZD10cmlidW5lcHVibGlzaGluZ0BnbWFpbC5jb20mZmw9JmV4dHJhPU11bHRpdmFyaWF0ZUlkPSYmJg==&&&100&&&http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/ios.’ This app features NASA Earth and space images and videos, as well as a rotating selection of Space Place articles and activities.  Space Place Prime targets kids, teachers, parents, space enthusiasts, and everyone in between. You can also download NASA game apps. You can find all of these apps in the Apple Store.

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Board of Supervisors Approve Funding to help with Brawley Earthquakes

By Mario Conde

Imperial County Board of Supervisors approved funding to help with Brawley earthquakes at their Tuesday meeting.

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