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Capital Investment and Incentive Program Extension Spurs Economic Hopes in California

-Editorial Imperial County Board of Supervisors unanimously threw their support behind an important legislation, as they endorsed Assembly Bill 2922. The proposed legislation focuses on Economic Development through the Capital Investment Incentive Program.  Initially enacted in 1997 and later extended in 2018, the program set its sights on attracting substantial …

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Soroptimist El Centro Organizes International Women’s Day Photo Shoot for March Unveiling at Pioneers Memorial Museum

-Editorial On the evening of February 24, women and girls of all ages and backgrounds gathered at the steps of the Imperial County Courthouse in a momentous occasion to celebrate women’s achievements and empowerment. Organized by Soroptimist International of El Centro, a historic group picture captured the strength and resilience …

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Baja California Wins Bid for Tianguis Turístico México 2025: Sun, Sea, and Success Await as Secretary of Tourism Reveals Unanimous Decision!

-Editorial In a momentous event, the Secretary of Tourism for the Government of Mexico, Miguel Torruco Marqués, officially announced Baja California as the host for the 49th edition of Tianguis Turístico México in 2025. The announcement was made during a meeting with Baja California’s Governor, Marina del Pilar Avila Olmeda. …

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Imperial Valley Chamber Hosts Dynamic Meet and Greet Forum, Catalyzing Voter Engagement Ahead of Primary Election

-Editorial In the lead-up to the highly anticipated Primary Election, the Imperial Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce orchestrated a significant and impactful event – the Meet and Greet Candidate Forum. On the evening of Wednesday, February 21, at precisely 6:00 pm, the chamber hosted this forum with candidates contending for …

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Empowering Democracy: How Community Advocates Champion Ethnic Votes and Catalyze Civic Engagement

-Editorial Community organizing has long been associated with efforts to register and mobilize low-propensity voters, linking the drive for specific gains with electoral participation.  The approach involves actively engaging with communities, a practice fundamental to successful labor and community organizing. Moreover, it underscores the direct connection between voting and tangible …

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