October, 2020

  • 23 October

    State Update Allows Expanded Personal Care Services

    -Editorial The Imperial County Health Officer has issued an amended health officer order reflecting recent updates to California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy.  The updates apply to all California Counties, including those in Tier 1 (Widespread/Purple).  Effective Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 5:00 pm the following businesses may operate indoors …

  • 23 October

    Calexico City Budget Continues On a Positive Trend Direction

    -Editorial The Calexico City Council reviewed a presentation by City Manager Miguel Figueroa and Finance Director Karla Lobatos about the current state of the city budget. While things have stabilized and are being cautious in their expenditures, there is still a long way to go. It was six years ago …

  • 23 October

    European Super League Idea Is Being Considered Again

    -Editorial The biggest clubs in the world are in talks to create a “European Premier League” with the big three La Liga clubs – Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Atlético Madrid – said to be involved. Liverpool and Manchester United are mentioned prominently in a report from Sky Sports News, which …

  • 22 October

    Trump and Biden Face Each Other During Final Debate of the Campaign

    -Editorial President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, squared off in their final debate Thursday. The first presidential debate on 29 September had descended into insults and interruptions. The second presidential debate was cancelled since Trump didn’t want to do a virtual debate since he tested positive for …

  • 22 October

    The economy and COVID-19 are the main issues in the November 2020 elections

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (Ph.D.). “The economy and the outbreak of COVID-19 are the most important issues that can define the vote for the presidential elections of the United States in November 2020,” explained Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, international economist, as well as research professor at the Department of Economic …

  • 21 October

    San Diego County Invites Residents to Adopt Hurricane Survivor Dogs

    -Editorial You can be a hero for dogs affected by disaster! The San Diego County Department of Animal Services is looking for people to help put a happy wag in the tales of several dogs recently rescued from Hurricane Delta in Louisiana by adopting or providing a temporary foster home …

  • 21 October

    Imperial County Prepares for Upcoming Flu Season

    -Editorial The Imperial County Public Health Department announced that it will be offering flu shots Saturday, October 31st to individuals six months and older at a drive-thru vaccination event from 7:00 am to 10:00 am. A second drive-thru vaccination event will be held Saturday, November 7th at the same location …

  • 21 October

    Hall Napa Valley Unveils its 2017 Platinum Collection Wine Series

    -Editorial Valley, one of the world’s leading Cabernet Sauvignon producers, has announced the release of the 2017 vintage of the highly touted Platinum Collection series. The highly allocated wine series includes HALL’s most exclusive, limited production wines that demonstrate exceptional quality, scarcity, and distinguished pedigree of Napa Valley terroir. “Our …

  • 21 October

    IID Board Evaluates Their Budget at Regular Meeting

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District discussed their budget update for August 2020 at their regular meeting Tuesday, October 20. Looking at the impacts COVID-19 had in the finances of the district and the situation at the water and energy department was the focus of IID staff in this evaluation of …

  • 20 October

    County Considers Needs Assessment Plan for Disenfranchised Communities

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors heard a presentation from the Imperial Valley Social Justice Committee and their plan of action that will address the needs of the African American and other vulnerable and disenfranchised communities. The purpose of the Imperial Valley Social Justice Committee Needs Assessment is to …