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CANTEEN VEHICLE

THE AMERICAN RED CROSS SAN DIEGO/IMPERIAL COUNTIES CHAPTER UNVEILS NEW CANTEEN VEHICLE A Generous Gift from the Red Rose Society SAN DIEGO, CA, December 21, 2009 — The San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter of the American…


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NBA FIT/WNBA FIT CHALLENGE

Giselle Romero participated in the local competition of the NBA FIT/WNBA FIT CHALLENGE hosted by the Calexico Recreation Dept. in late Sept.  She was the local champion in the 13 & 14 year old girls…


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2010 Imperial Valley Census

2010 Imperial Valley Census Count To Begin This Spring By Luke Phillips Starting in the spring of 2010 Imperial Valley residents will be receiving forms in the mail, or knocks on their door, to be…


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Mexican Drug Cartel Dealers Killed

By Mario Conde One of the top Mexican drug cartel dealers was killed last Wednesday in a bloody shootout in Mexico that left three dead. Arturo Beltran Leyva died Wednesday during a shootout with Mexican…


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AP Spanish Language and College readiness

By Mario Conde The Calexico High School Bulldogs will be recognized as number #1 in the nation in AP Spanish Language and College readiness for 2009. In a press release made by Calexico High School…


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Turning Point Gives to the Community

By Betty Predmore Turning Point Ministries held their annual Food Basket Give-Away on Saturday, December 19th. Church members along with resents of the Men’s and Woman’s Homes were on hand to hand out food baskets…


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Shop With a Cop

By Betty Predmore Some Imperial County kids got a special treat last Saturday when they were able to participate in the Shop With a Cop event. Thanks to generous donations from Imperial Valley businesses and…


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MESA Hosts 2nd Annual Robotics Competition

By Jorge Villalobos The Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) had its 2nd Annual Robotic Competition at the Central Union High School this past Saturday.   MESA who has been in the Imperial Valley for the past…


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Asthma Awareness

By Jorge Villalobos This past Saturday,  the Plaza de Cultura building at the Imperial Valley Expo campgrounds hosted the Asthma Wellness Day event.  The event was focused to inform people of Asthma and other respiratory…


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Miss Betty Wins Valley Autism Award

From Sara Hilfiker Betty Predmore of Miss Betty’s preschool was awarded this year’s Autism Angel from the Autism Support of Imperial County Organization. She was nominated for her outstanding work and dedication to Steven Hilfiker…



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Give the Perfect Gift!

(StatePoint)  It’s easy to shop for, makes a great last-minute present and fits in your pocket. Best of all, everybody is happy receiving it.   Cash is the perfect gift, and most consumers dream of…


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The City And The Future

Laura Fischer Talks About The City And The Future By: Luke Phillips   The Holtville Tribune recently sat down with Holtville City Manager Laura Fischer to discuss the city’s accomplishments in 2009 and what the…


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State Libraries

State Libraries Look At Improving Internet Access The California State Library assembled nearly 200 public library leaders, community supporters, broadband providers, and local and state leaders for California ’s Opportunity Online Broadband Summit, on December…


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Calexico School District Facilities Action Plan

By Mario Conde The Calexico Unified School District approved the District Facilities Action Plan to assist in improvement projects for the District. In a meeting held November 19th the board voted 4-1 to approve the…


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Supervisors Approve Sheriff Contract

By Mario Conde The County Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday to have the Sheriff Department take over law enforcement duties for five years in the City of Holtville. The County Supervisors tabled the item one…


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Supervisors Act on Gay Marriage Issue

By Mario Conde El Centro California-The County Board of Supervisors decided to intervene on behalf of the voters of Imperial Valley in a federal lawsuit that is trying to overturn proposition 8. The Board of…


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H1N1 Drive Thru

H1N1 DRIVE-THRU FLU CLINIC Open to All Saturday, December 19, 2009 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Imperial Valley Expo North End Parking Lot 200 East Second Street, Imperial, CA This clinic will have the 2009…


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In Other Words

Ho, Ho, Ho! The Curmudgeon Speaks! HO, HO, HO! HAVE YOU GOT THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT? I guess you’d say I have, but those doggone crowds still get me antsy. They make the merchants happy ‘cause…


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Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus

The Story Behind “Yes, Virginia…” “DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old. “Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. “Papa says, ‘If you see it in THE SUN it’s so.’ “Please…