Imperial Valley Desert Museum is seeking Volunteer Curators

Get  hands-on experience of Curating local artifacts for the Imperial Valley Desert Museum’s collection.

We are pushing to finish the collections inventory by May.

If you’ve ever been interested in behind the scenes look at museums and would like to help us curate, you can join us Wednesday thru Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM.

No experience necessary. Ages 12 yrs and up.

The Imperial Valley Desert Museum is located at:  11 W. Frontage Rd, Ocotillo, CA 92259

IBEW 569 Investment in Imperial County Grows in 2013

Greetings IBEW 569 Members and Supporters:

I have exciting news to share. As clean energy projects continue to break ground in our region, IBEW Local 569 and our industry partners at the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) are staying ahead of the curve to make sure local electricians are first-in-line for these green energy jobs.

City of Holtville Media Release: Holtville Carrot Festival Cookery Contest

Please join the Holtville Chamber of Commerce at 6pm this evening for the Holtville Carrot Festival Cookery Contest.

 Tonight’s contest features the Adult Salad, Vegetable and Main Dish Divisions.

 The event continues daily at 6pm through Friday evening.

 The event will be held in the Holtville Civic Center which is located at 121 W. Fifth Street, Holtville California 92250.

 Please call Alex Meyerhoff at tel:760-356-4574 if you have any questions.

Juanita Salas appointed to the IVC Board of Trustees

By Mario Conde

Juanita Salas became the new Imperial Valley College Board of Trustees member and will fill the term left by Norma Galindo.

Salas, along with other candidates, filed to fill the vacancy left by Norma Sierra-Galindo who was sworn to the Imperial Irrigation District last December. By majority vote, Salas was voted in to finish Galindo’s last two years at the board.

Border Patrol Civilian Academy

Jorge Villalobos

The United States Border Patrol of El Centro held their first Civilian’s Academy this past Wednesday (January 30th). The event is a six part course in which civilians can get an insight into Border Patrol operations, tasks and the technology they use.

Fabian Morales, Border Patrol Supervisor welcomed the class, a total of 26 civilians, and made sure that the class knew exactly what they were getting into.