Supervisors Continues the Efforts of bringing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to Imperial Valley.

By Mario Conde

The Imperial County Board of Supervisors continues with the efforts of bringing the F-35 Jet to the Imperial Valley.

Supervisor Jack Terrazas made a presentation to the Board of Supervisors updating them their work.  The County of Imperial is promoting this area since valley is vast unobstructed, rural terrain and good air quality, military-friendly local community that the Imperial Valley’s Naval Air Facility El Centro offers an excellent location to home base the Joint Strike Fighter.

Calexico Transit System Operating Without Valid Insurance

By Mario Conde

The Calexico City Council met in special session last Monday to determine the future of the bus system in Calexico.

The Council decided after a long special session that they will give Calexico Transit System until October 16 to comply with all the requirements or the company will have revocation of their permit. Calexico Transit System that has been in operation in Calexico for many years and owned by the Castro family for more than 50 years. The company is now run by Councilman Luis Castro’s son, Jovan Castro. The police department ordered a suspension of operation since the company was not in compliance and did not have insurance since December 2011.