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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.

November, 2017

  • 6 November

    Border Study show shopping habits by Mexicali residents in Imperial Valley

    By: Mario Conde It’s been known for decades that Mexicali shoppers are the economic driving force in the Imperial Valley. Thousands of Mexicali residents cross the border every day to spend their money and support our local economy. Thanks to them, the Valley has grown and many retailers have decided …

  • 5 November

    Agreement Signed Between Parties to Restore the New River

    The Imperial Irrigation District, County of Imperial and City of Calexico signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly work in the New River Improvement Project. Under the agreement, the city, county and IID will contribute to the operation and maintenance costs for the New River Improvement Project once it is …

  • 2 November


    If you live in Baja California, you are advised to delay your clocks one hour starting Saturday night The State Administration headed by Governor Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, through the General Secretariat of Government, informs the general public that time will change this Sunday November 5 in Baja California, so …

October, 2017

  • 31 October

    Binational Health Week Ends with Farmworkers Fair

    After a month of full activities during Binational Health Week, the Mexican Consulate in Calexico hosted the 15th Annual Farmworkers Health Fair were hundreds of farm workers receive free health screening and a delicious breakfast. The farm workers health fair is the last activity in the binational health month that …

  • 29 October

    New River Improvement Project Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony

    Imperial Irrigation District, City of Calexico, and Imperial County to host signing ceremony next week Monday, October 30, the City of Calexico, Imperial Irrigation District, and Imperial County will host a historic ceremony to commemorate the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the New River Improvement Project (NRIP) …

  • 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 …