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CalSTRS’ Board sets a science-based emissions goal for 2030 and commits to additional net zero actions

-Editorial The Teachers’ Retirement Board today authorized a package of investment actions to enhance its efforts to achieve a net zero investment portfolio, address climate change and support the retirement security of California’s public teachers. The board, which governs the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), took a significant step …

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Imperial County Probation Department Working to Provide a Safe Environment for The Youth

-Editorial Having a supportive environment is key to forming responsible youth and individuals with character. That’s one of the missions of the Imperial County Probation Department whose youth program is bringing a positive experience to local kids.  The Imperial County Probation Department, in partnership with County Parks and Recreation and the …

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Cities with the Highest Rent-To-Price Ratios

-Editorial With both real estate and rental prices rising quickly over the last two years, U.S. households that don’t currently own a home are facing a major affordability crunch. The residential real estate market took off shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic began. Boosted by increased savings, low-interest rates, and government …

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IID Energy Rewards Program Goes Online

-Editorial To improve processing times for the issuance of rebate checks, IID is implementing changes to its Energy Rewards program. Effective October 1, 2022, all rebate applications must be submitted through the IID Connect portal available online. The portal can be accessed at https://myaccount.iid.com/portal/ or the IID Connect App. As a reminder, to …

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Imperial Valley: fight or die in times of COVID-19

By: Karina Alvarado, Anna Lee Mraz Bartra and Manuel Ortiz Escámez Ethnic Media Services & Península 360 Press Calexico, California.- The COVID-19 pandemic affected everyone, however, it significantly harmed the most disadvantaged. “I had a patient, a young man in his 40s, with no medical problems, only obesity, that is, …

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Tenants Still Struggle to Pay Rent

-Editorial With rising costs and less money due to inflation, people are struggling to pay their rent more than ever. A rent report by Alignable for August has just been released, reflecting the highest rent delinquency rate among small businesses (SMBs) so far this year: 40% in the U.S., up …

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