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REGIONAL

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.

January, 2018

  • 20 January

    Altruistic doctor in Mexicali consults patients for only $100 pesos ($5.50USD)

    -Editorial Over time, medical services in the border cities are increasingly costly and unreachable for the low-income population. For those who don’t have access to health insurance on the north or south side of the border, it is expensive and almost unaffordable to receive quality medical care. There are excellent …

  • 20 January

    Rises in electrical rates lower competitiveness in Baja California and the northern border

    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD). The rise in energy inputs affects the maquila and the industry. “Some effects of the rise in energy inputs are the closure of companies, loss of jobs, low competitiveness and raised prices of goods and services,” said Dr. Alejandro Díaz Bautista, economist, national researcher …

  • 15 January

    IID approved eGreen power purchase agreement

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors approved a 23-year power purchase agreement with Citizens Energy Corporation for 30 megawatts of solar energy, which will be used to serve approximately 15,000 low-income electric customers under the district’s eGreen program. “We believe all customers should have a choice and an …

  • 15 January

    The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    TODAY IN HISTORY.- On January 15, 1929, Martin Luther King Jr. is born in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of a Baptist minister. King received a doctorate degree in theology and in 1955 helped organized the first major protest of the African-American civil rights movement: the successful Montgomery Bus Boycott. Influenced …

  • 15 January

    MAG Coalition Fights Againts Gang Violence

    By: Mario Conde Celebrating the life of Martin Alberto Garza and the passing of a resolution by the California State Assembly declaring January as Gang Awareness and Prevention Month, the non-profit Mothers and Men Against Gangs Coalition held their Gang Awareness and Prevention Benefit Dinner on Friday, January 5th. Community members gathered …

  • 14 January

    El Centro Appoints New City Manager

    El Centro, CA – On January 4, 2018 the City of El Centro held a Adjourned Regular Meeting of the City Council and Mayor Cheryl Viegas-Walker announced that action had been taken by Council, in a 5-0 Vote, to approve the contract appointing Marcela Piedra as the new City Manager …

  • 13 January

    Impacts of the United States Tax Reform in 2018

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist, (PhD). “The tax reform of the United States is the largest tax modification in the country for decades. By increasing the national debt at a time when the economy is doing well, the fiscal proposal threatens to leave Congress with less room to maneuver to …

  • 13 January

    ENSENADA TREMBLES WITH STATE SOFTBALL COMPETITION

    ENSENADA, Baja California – The 2018 State Softball Stage Heading for the National Olympics began this weekend in the port of Ensenada with the competition in junior category. The venue was the José “Prieto” Soto field, where teams from Tijuana, Mexicali, Tecate and the host met, which surprised from the …

  • 12 January

    Calexico Health Center to Have Expansion

    -Editorial The Calexico Health Center will have a well needed expansion very soon. Pioneers Memorial Hospital and members of the community gathered to witness the groundbreaking ceremony that will kick-off the construction of a new building that will help the clinic expand their services in Calexico. New construction will add over …

  • 5 January

    FAMILIES IN MEXICALI ARE INVITED TO ENJOY THE LAST WEEKEND OF VILLA NAVIDEÑA

    Mexicalians invited to the closing of the Christmas Village next Sunday  In order to culminate with the festivities of this holiday season, the 22nd City Council of Mexicali invites families to enjoy an artistic and musical program prepared within the framework of the closure of the Christmas Village (Villa Navideña) …

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