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Christmas Is In Fine Form This Weekend!

By Luke Phillips The holiday season is kicking off with a bang this weekend as El Centro plays host to a slew of cheer-inducing events. The fun starts off with the 64th Annual Los Vigilantes/El…



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Leimgruber Raises Casino Issue Again

Wally Leimgruber  Raises Casino Issue Again To The Editor: Let’s go Shopping The Manzanita Band of Mission Indians is currently engaged in “reservation shopping” to develop a casino 50 miles from its historic reservation in…


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Slow Times Reflected At The Auto Show THESE ARE HARD TIMES FOR AUTO MANUFACTURERS. And hard times for auto dealers too. Thus, our annual visit to the Auto Show was less than it has been…




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First Annual BBQ Tri-tip Cook-Off.

By Mario Conde The Calexico Firefighter and Police Athletic Association will be hosting its first annual BBQ Tri-tip Cook-Off. 100% of the proceeds raised by the organization will all be given to the Calexico Police…





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Seasonal Flu Clinic Will Be Held.

Seasonal Flu Clinic Will Be Held At Health Dept. The Public Health Department will be hosting one last SEASONAL Flu Vaccination Clinic this month.  The clinic will take place next week on Tuesday, December 8th…


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Holiday Season Fun Kicks Off This Weekend

By Chris Furguson This weekend begins the local drive towards the holiday season with several events to promote the holiday spirit and bring attention to local vendors and businesses. On Friday, December 4,  Calexico will…


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In Other Words

Make A Wish IT’S HOLIDAY TIME. Time to make a wish, or two or more, for the Holidays and beyond. IN HOLTVILLE we’d like to wish for the City Council to get the issue for…



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Health and Productivity During the H1N1 Pandemic

Red Cross Joins Forces with National Organizations to Provide Businesses with Information on Health and Productivity During the H1N1 Pandemic Free Workplace Seminar Offered San Diego, November 25, 2009 — The San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter…



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Direct Flights from Tijuana to Shanghai

By Mario Conde Baja California Governor Jose Guadalupe Osuna Millan made a trip to China in an attempt to consolidate strategic plans to bring investment to the State. The Governor began his trip on November…


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Thanksgiving Meal

Helping the Hungry By Betty Predmore Holtville California-Preparations are underway for the Community Thanksgiving at Holt Park. Sponsored by Turning Point Ministries, along with donations from various churches and individuals throughout Imperial Valley, this is…


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Surviving “Black Friday”

Surviving “Black Friday” Need Not Be Stressful By Chris Furguson With the day after Thanksgiving comes “Black Friday,” the day where stores traditionally start showing a profit for the entire year.  With Black Friday comes…