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Remembering Carlos E. Figari

By: Katie Beth Luna, City of Brawley, CA Chamber of Commerce Director Fighting for the underdog, helping the little guy and going above and beyond was the only way Carlos E. Figari knew how to do his job as the Director of the Small Business Development Center in Imperial Valley …

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-WHEN THE USE OF LEGAL SUBSTANCES LEADS TO UNLAWFUL CONDUCT By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney at Law Recently, the personal possession and use of marijuana has become legal in certain states, including California. However, that doesn’t mean its use is legal in all circumstances. Just as with alcohol, minors (defined as …

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CARB Partners with Imperial Valley Group to Monitor Air Quality and Reduce Health Risks

-Editorial $160K contract will support the continuation of community-led air monitoring network SACRAMENTO – The California Air Resources Board announced that is partnering with Comité Cívico del Valle Inc. (CCV) to take a proactive role in promoting community science to assess local air quality. The partnership consists of a $160,000 contract to evaluate and improve the performance of CCV’s existing community-led air monitoring network in Imperial Valley, a community heavily impacted by air pollution. “The Comité Cívico del Valle is a pioneer in helping community …

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Legal instruments to protect women against violence

Part II – Any kind of violence is illegal. By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and law professor. The United States of America was one of the first countries in which women’s movements emerged fighting for their rights. In 1848 there was the first meeting of women activists in the …

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