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March, 2023

  • 8 March

    Air Show is a go: All new experience ready for the public

    -Editorial Naval Air Facility El Centro (NAFEC) invites the Imperial Valley to come to visit the base for the 52nd annual air show, on March 11, 2023, with gates opening at 8:30 am., general admission and all parking are free. This year, the base is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of …

  • 7 March

    Raul Ureña Appointed as Mayor of Calexico

    -Editorial Raul Ureña was appointed as Mayor of Calexico during its regular meeting on March 1st and replaced Javier Moreno who held that position for one year and seven months. The vote to appoint Ureña was 4-1 with council member Camilo Garcia voting against it.  Councilwoman Gloria Romo was appointed …

  • 3 March

    Vincent Memorial Will Represent Imperial County in Statewide Mock Trial Competition

    -Editorial  It was another successful Mock Trial competition where high school students showed their talents and commitment. This annual event showcases the best of the local schools and a look at the future lawyers of this country. This year, Vincent Memorial High School was the winner once again and will …

  • 2 March

    Tesla to Invest in Mexico

    -Editorial Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla plans to build a Gigafactory in Monterrey, Mexico during the Investor Day conference held on March 1 in Austin, Texas. Tesla will create up to 6,000 jobs in Nuevo Leon and is considering producing batteries as the electric vehicle maker eyes further …

  • 2 March

    FEEL THE GROOVE: 10 Full Days of Activities

    -Editorial The speed of race car sprints, students cheering on their teams during High School Madness, and good old-fashioned rock music will be some of the action coming from the fairgrounds during the California Mid-Winter Fair from March 3 to March 12. The theme of this year’s fair is “Feel …

  • 2 March

    Ensenada and Calexico Become Sister Cities

    -Editorial With the stroke of a pen and a signature, Calexico and the city of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico becomes sister cities during a special City Council meeting on Feb. 28.  A delegation from the city of Ensenada arrived at Calexico City Hall before 3 p.m. to join this historic …

February, 2023

  • 28 February

    Latino Book Awards Celebrates 25 Years

    -Editorial More than 3,700 authors and publishers have been honored at the International Latino Book Awards in a variety of categories as the International Latino Book Awards continue the effort to promote and uplift Latino voices in literature. The Award-Winning Author seal is now recognized as a mark of quality in publishing, and …

  • 26 February

    IID Approves Energy Billing Rates for March

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors met in a regular session on Feb. 21st to discuss and approve the Energy Cost Adjustment for March. The Energy Cost Adjustment has been established to provide recovery of fuel, purchased power, and other related costs.  The ECA billing factors are calculated …

  • 26 February

    Tourists Willing to Spend More Money During This Spring Break

    -Editorial Spring break is right around the corner and millions of people are willing to spend a lot of money on their vacations and additional fund stuff. This will be the busiest vacation season since the pandemic, which is good news for the economy.  Whether it’s a trip to escape …

  • 24 February


    By: Javier Sánchez “EL CERVECIAFILO” In the Middle Ages, we nearly ran out of beer. It gives me goosebumps just imagining what the world would be like without this vital liquid that makes millions and millions of human beings so happy. The paradox of this is that those who saved …