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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.

June, 2018

  • 9 June

    Peso depreciates and dollar sells for up to $20.80 in banks in the center of Mexico

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) The exchange rate was 18.90 pesos per dollar. The peso takes a break in the day, but does not avoid falling weekly for the beginning of a commercial war. The peso appreciated 0.76% against a weakened dollar, due to risk aversion by emerging currencies …

  • 8 June

    Latest update about Imperial County Primary Elections

    Yesterday, the Imperial County Registrar of Voters submitted a report to California’s Secretary of State, which provided the estimated number of unprocessed ballots.  In Imperial County, there are currently just over 6,900 unprocessed ballots comprised of vote-by-mail, provisional, conditional voter registration and others that require further individual review. Of the …

  • 4 June

    REACH Air Medical Services & Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District sign Preferred Provider Agreement

    Local Hospital continues partnership with nationally recognized air ambulance provider  (Brawley, California – May 8, 2018) – To continue with the National Hospital Week festivities, REACH Air Medical Services (REACH) and Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District (PMHD), an Affiliate of Scripps Health hosted a Preferred Provider Agreement signing ceremony to celebrate their …

May, 2018

  • 31 May

    New App Could Prevent Children From Dying in Hot Cars

    The rate of hot car deaths is increasing every year at a dramatic rate. According to noheatstroke.org, 749 children alone have died because of pediatric vehicular heatstroke since 1998. While the number of victims continues to grow, one Arizona dad has decided enough is enough. Phoenix father of three Erin …

  • 31 May

    Fraudulent utility scams are back

    IID wishes to alert customers that fraudulent scams are being reported by utility consumers in the district’s service area. Unscrupulous individuals are posing as utility employees in an attempt to contact customers—over the phone, in person and through email—threatening to turn off their electricity if the customer does not immediately …

  • 29 May

    Ways to save energy this summer

    -Article provided by Imperial Irrigation District Living in the desert means summer heat and higher electric bills. Although there is not much one can do about the heat, one can save cash and reduce carbon by minimizing energy use. Below are recommendations from IID that can help save energy during …

  • 27 May

    Unfair Domestic Violence Laws in California

    -Editorial They say that behind every Domestic Violence case there’s always something hidden, or a true story. But in these type of cases how can a prosecutor know the truth, the real truth? Is the legal system prepared enough to find out the truth? Do they have the means or …

  • 26 May

    Reduction of taxes on the northern border would reduce tax collection in years of austerity

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) Reduction of taxes on the northern border would reduce tax collection in years of economic austerity and encourage tax evasion practices. It is impossible to reduce taxes in years of economic austerity. In 2013, the federal government raised 556,794 million pesos (mdp) for taxation. …

  • 25 May

    United States Vice-President, Mike Pence, visits the Imperial Valley

    By: Ellie Burgueño On Monday, April 30, the presidential plane landed at the naval base facility in El Centro, California, where the vice-president of the United States, Mike Pence, arrived. He visited the Imperial Valley for the second time. This happened after a visit to Southern California that started from …

  • 24 May

    Interview with Jesus Eduardo (Cachu) Escobar, Candidate for County Supervisor District 1

    Please, tell us about yourself: I was born in El Centro and raised in Calexico, CA. I attended local schools: Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy and Vincent Memorial High School. I graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of San …

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