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Relevant news concerning the region belonging to California and Baja California’s border.
Noticias relevantes relacionadas a la región perteneciente a la frontera de California y Baja California.

October, 2017

  • 10 October

    Yuma Desalting Plant to conduct test of the Emergency Chemical Alarm System

    Yuma, Ariz. – On Thursday, October 12, 2017, the Bureau of Reclamation’s Yuma Desalting Plant (YDP), located at 7301 Calle Agua Salada, will conduct a test of its emergency chemical alarm system. The test will be conducted to verify that the plant’s emergency readiness system is fully operational to support evacuation …

  • 4 October

    Consulate Inaugurates Health Week

    The Consulate of Mexico in Calexico inaugurated the Binational Health Week initiating prevention activities in Mexicali and Imperial Valley. A bi-national epidemiological surveillance agreement was also signed at the ceremony between the Imperial County Health Department, the Secretary of Health of the State of Baja California, and the Faculty of …

  • 1 October

    First meeting of Border Mayors took place in Mexicali

    By: Mario Conde On Friday, September 27, Mexicali was the host of the first mayor’s summit. The event gathered the mayors from Imperial Valley, Yuma, Somerton, and San Luis, Arizona and Sonora. This was the first event of its kind that has been hosted in Mexicali to set a working …

September, 2017

  • 29 September

    Deadline to Submit DACA Renewal Requests Approaching On Oct. 5

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is reminding eligible Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients that they have one week to properly file their DACA renewal requests and associated applications for employment authorization. As previously announced, for recipients whose DACA and work authorization expire between Sept. 5, …

  • 27 September

    Calexico Police Department had their “Raspado with a Cop” event

    By: Mario Conde In an effort to have a closer relationship with the community and listen to their concerns, the Calexico Police Department hosted its first ever “Raspado with a Cop” event at Cuchis in Calexico. The event was well attended by residents who had the opportunity to talk to …

  • 24 September

    Mayor Faulconer, County Health Officials Urge Public to Act to Help Stop Spread of Hepatitis A

    Critical Steps To Prevent Hepatitis A – At-Risk People Should Get Vaccinated & Public Should Increase Personal Hygiene Actions San Diego – With local health officials projecting the rise in documented hepatitis A cases to continue, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer, County Supervisor Ron Roberts, San Diego County health officials and …

  • 23 September

    Closure at Busy San Diego Border Crossing

    SAN DIEGO, CA.- The closure of southbound I-5 and I-805 (south of SR-905) begins at 3 AM on Saturday and ends at 12 PM on Monday. If you cannot avoid driving into Mexico during the closure, allow extra time to get to Mexico, as all southbound traffic will be directed …

  • 16 September

    GOVERNOR FRANCISCO VEGA LED CEREMONY OF THE CRY OF INDEPENDENCE AND CIVIC COMMEMORATIVE MILITARY PARADE FOR THE 207TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF MEXICO

    Due to the celebration for the Independence Day in Mexico on the night of Friday, September 15th, the governor of the state of Baja California Francisco Vega De Lamadrid led the ceremony of the Cry of Independence in its 207th Anniversary. The State Governor led the official “Grito de Independencia” …

  • 15 September

    Mexican Consulate and Calexico School District Sign Agreement

    By: Mario Conde The Consulate of Mexico in Calexico and the Calexico Unified School District signed a memorandum of understanding to offer a “Plaza Comunitaria” in Calexico schools. In a ceremony held in the school district board room, the Consul of Mexico in Calexico Carlos Flores Vizcarra and Superintendent Maria …

  • 4 September

    National Grandparents Day

    (Image in loving memory of Maria de Jesús Sandoval) -PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT- Join the Imperial County Area Agency on Aging in observing Grandparents Day on Sunday, September 10, 2017 Across America, grandparents are pillars of comfort and support. After a lifetime of giving back to their families and communities, grandmothers …

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