El Centro Sector Border Patrol Rescues Drowning Undocumented Alien from All American Canal

Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro station rescued an undocumented alien from the dangerous currents of the All American Canal.

The incident occurred at approximately 5:10 a.m., when a Border Patrol agent operating a remote video surveillance system spotted two men swimming across the canal. The agent observed one of the men struggling to stay afloat from the rapid current. Nearby agents were immediately notified to respond to the crisis. Agents located the man, and successfully deployed rescue throw bags for him to hold onto. The agents pulled the man out of the All American Canal to safety.

Farmers Market and Street Fair Returns to Holtville on Thursday April 18 and May 16, 2013

DSC_1128The City of Holtville will continue to host the Holtville Farmers Market and Street Fair on Thursday, April 18 and May 16, 2013.

The Holtville Farmers Market and Street Fair will be held in Holt Park from 4pm to 8pm. The City will host these community events on the Third Thursdays in April and May.