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County Supervisors Approved Reallocation of CDBG Grants for Earthquake Vitums

By Mario Conde The County Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday the reallocation of CDBG grants for people that were affected by the earthquake last month. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared the Imperial County as a disaster zone due to the 7.2 magnitude earthquake the hit our region in April. The County Board of supervisors heard from people that lived in trailer parks their grief and problems facing after the earthquake. Residents of those areas returned to the County Board of [...]

State of the Downtown Calexico area after the 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake

By Mario Conde Downtown Calexico is back on business with 90% of its stores opened but there are buildings that still need to be repaired on some face condemnation. Last Wednesday, the Calexico Business Improvement District heard a presentation from City Building Manager, Ralph Morales, about the state of the downtown area after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake last month. Morales said that he has spent most of his time on downtown after the earthquake due the damages. Morales said that after [...]

Imperial County Supervisor Louis Fuentes Letter to Governor Schwarzenegger Seeking Help

Imperial County Supervisor Louis Fuentes Letter to Governor Schwarzenegger Seeking Help

May 4, 2010 Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger State Capitol Sacramento, CA 95814 RE: Request for Assistance with State Agencies to expedite Assistance to Families left Homeless by the 7.2 Earthquake in Imperial County and Cutting through the RED TAPE Dear Governor Schwarzenegger, I’d like to request your immediate assistance. As you witnessed first-hand the damage to our community as a result of the 7.2 earthquake was substantial. The assistance that was given from Cal-EMA and Cookie in [...]

Calexico Schools to Reopen May 10th

Calexico Schools to Reopen May 10th

By Mario Conde Contractors are working hard to repair the damage caused by earthquake in order to reach the target day for school opening on May 10th, 2010. The Calexico Unified School District announced last Wednesday that three major contractors have been employed and began repairs on Wednesday evening, April 28, 2010. They are currently alternating between two ten-hour shifts, diligently working to meet the May 10 school opening. The repairs on Main Elementary the removal of [...]

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