Holtville Resident Honored At Council Meeting For His 100th Birthday

20140623_181151cropedMarcos Arjona Hermosillo received a MAYOR’S PROCLAMATION at Mondays City Council Meeting. Mr. Hermosillo celebrated the milestone of his 100th birthday on April 28th of this year.
The Mayors Proclamation had to be postponed as Mr. Hermosillo had spent some time in the hospital.
It was proclaimed:
Marcos Arjona Hermosillo Day April 28, 2014
On the Occasion of His 100th Birthday
WHEREAS, Marcos Arjona Hermosillo was born in Amatlan De Jora, Nayarit, Mexico on April 25, 1914; and
WHEREAS, he learned how to play the violin and the “vihuela” at the age of nine; and
WHEREAS, as he played at the “Plaza” in Acaponeta, Nayarit he met a beautiful woman by the name of Josefina Burgueño and fell deeply in love and were married a few years later; and
WHEREAS, having raised fourteen children and with numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren who carry forth many of his strong traits and talents; and
WHEREAS, he moved to Holtville, California in 1960 where he still enjoys his walks around Holt Park; and
WHEREAS, Marcos Arjona Hermosillo has been referred to as hardworking and reliable and is known for being a friendly and generous man; and
WHEREAS, his commitment to his community has been a stabilizing influence on those around him during these years; and
WHEREAS, Marcos Arjona Hermosillo was honored by his friends and family on April 25, 2014
NOW THEREFORE, I, David Bradshaw, Mayor of the City of Holtville, hereby deem it an honor and pleasure to proclaim this 12th day of May, 2014, as “Marcos Arjona Hermosillo Day” in recognition of his 100th birthday, with sincere congratulations and best wishes for many more happy and productive years in the future.
Mr. Hermosillo also received a Resolution from California State Senator, Ben Hueso that was presented by Johanna Caballero who is his District Representative.


Commercial Child Sex Trafficking, 168 Children Recovered, Pimps Arrested

4During the past week, the FBI; its local, state, and federal law enforcement partners; and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) conducted Operation Cross Country VIII, a week-long enforcement action to address commercial child sex trafficking throughout the United States. This operation included enforcement actions in 106 cities across 54 FBI field divisions nationwide and resulted in 168 recoveries of children who were being victimized through prostitution. Additionally, 281 pimps were arrested on state and federal charges.