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Christmas In The Park Dec. 17th

Holtville Chamber Of Commerce To Host ‘Christmas In The Park’ Dec. 17th The Holtville Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Christmas in the Park Thursday, Dec. 17th. It will take place from 6 p.m….


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Supervisors Continue Rule 310 Fee Plan

Supervisors Continue Rule 310 Fee Plan Despite Fuentes Objections By Mario Conde After a lengthy discussion by the County Board of Supervisors, the board approved the continuance of the 50% reduction in Rule 310 Operational…





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Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Grants $30,000

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Grants $30,000 To MANA de Imperial Valley and Comite Civico del Valle Wells Fargo Home Mortgage announced this week  that MANA de Imperial Valley and Comité Civico del Valle are the…




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Holiday Gifts That Increase Preparedness

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This year Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has assembled a list of gift ideas for the holidays to help keep your family and friends prepared. Emergencies can happen at any moment; these gifts…


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Airman Of The Week In Iraq

Brawley Sergeant Named Airman Of The Week In Iraq JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq — Staff Sgt. Audrina L. Corpuz of the 332nd Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron is the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing’s Tuskegee Airman of…


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Council Votes Out Police Department

Council Votes Out Police Department, Sheriff to Take Over in January By Luke Phillips As of January, 2010 Holtville will no longer employ it’s own Police Department and the Imperial County Sheriffs Office will provide…


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Becerril Air Racing Wins the BAJA 1000

Becerril Air Racing Wins the BAJA 1000 [El Centro, CA] – Carlos Becerril of Becerril Air Racing, a division of El Centro, CA based Becerril Air-Air Conditioning finished the famous BAJA 1000 with a time…


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El Centro Council Member Honored

El Centro Council Member Honored with Women’s Municipal Leadership Award Sedalia Sanders Recognized for Achievements in Local Government San Antonio, Texas – El Centro, Calif., Council Member, Sedalia Sanders, is the recipient of the 2009…


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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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In Other Words

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…