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August, 2020

  • 31 August

    Trump Hopes to Have a COVID-19 Vaccine Soon

    -Editorial Today, President Donald Trump said during his press conference that the vaccine against COVID-19 is going very well and hopes to have it available very soon. “This part of Operation Warp Speed to have a vaccine. Many people thought it will take years but we are doing them in …

  • 31 August

    California Unemployment will process $300 extra starting early September

    -Editorial Unemployed California workers should begin receiving an extra $300 in weekly unemployment payments starting in early September. The additional unemployment payments are being provided to states nationwide through the U.S. government’s Lost Wages Assistance Program that is tapping funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The supplement will be …

  • 30 August

    County Residents Affected by COVID-19 Will Get Support to Pay Utility Bills

    -Editorial Residents of Imperial County that have been affected by COVID-19 may soon get support to pay for the utility bills now that the Board of Supervisors moved forward with a grant applicant at their Tuesday meeting. The California Department of Housing and Community Development announced the availability of approximately …

  • 29 August

    Calexico City Council Will Consider Approving a Moratorium for Renters Affected by COVID-19

    By: Mario Conde, Reporter The Calexico City Council heard the voices of many residents asking them to pass a moratorium to support home and commercial renters that are close of losing assets during the COVID-19 pandemic. The council met in special session Aug. 26 to hear a presentation regarding a …

  • 29 August

    New Haunted Mansion Movie Is in The Works

    -Editorial Disney planning a new “Haunted Mansion” live-action movie, based on its 51-year-old Disneyland theme park ride, with “Ghostbusters” writer Katie Dippold attached. “The Haunted Mansion” opened at Disneyland in 1969 and was an immediate success, spawning similar rides at Walt Disney World in Florida and Tokyo Disneyland. Patrons are …

  • 29 August

    Several hours of wait time at US Ports of Entry have high economic and health costs during August 2020

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (Ph.D.) The United States follows health protocols at ports of entry during 2020. There are cases of up to 9 hours to cross the port of entry during August 2020. Restrictions at the US-Mexico border continue and people are crossing in both directions for non-essential …

  • 29 August

    Newsom Announces New Statewide Eviction Moratorium

    -Editorial California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislative leaders have reached an agreement on a bill to temporarily protect people from evictions. The bill would ban evictions for tenants who have not been able to pay their rent because of the coronavirus between the months of March and August. Governor …

  • 28 August

    Donald Trump Accepts the Nomination for President of the United States

    -Editorial President Donald Trump formally accepted the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday night, breaking norms by doing so from a packed White House lawn during a pandemic. Trump unleashed against Joe Biden and called him an instrument of the radical left and how could his election destabilize the Country. The …

  • 27 August

    “Coparmex in your state” heading a new national tax convention

    By: Melissa Dorame, Reporter Mexicali, B.C.- In a virtual press conference, national and state representatives presented topics about reforms, proposals, and initiatives that have emerged mainly in recent months. It discussed a necessary National Tax Convention, “Solidarity Remedies”, the Gandalla Law, and complaints about alleged business debts to the CESPT …

  • 26 August


    Mayor and director of the Municipal Police in Mexicali meet with CBP (Customs and Border Protection) agents Mexicali, B.C.- Starting the week on Monday, August 15, in order to address security issues that impact the border gate area, the Municipal President Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda and the Director of …