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August, 2020

  • 20 August

    Calexico Rotary Club Joins Dr. Vo to Help People Affected by COVID-19

    -Editorial  The Calexico Rotary Club presented a food box donation to VO MEDICAL CENTER that will be used to help feed COVID-19 patients. This was possible in conjunction with the Imperial Valley Food Bank. Rotarians present at the event were Club President Hortencia Armendariz and President-Elect George Marquez. Imperial County …

  • 20 August

    Trump Visits Yuma, Arizona

    -Editorial Speaking in 116 degrees of hot weather in Yuma, Arizona, President Donald Trump celebrated the completion of his border wall project and boasted about his work to stop illegal immigration. In a speech before Arizona officials and members of the Border Patrol, Trump spoke about they have been able …

  • 20 August

    Countries must expand services to cope with mental health effects of COVID-19 pandemic

    -Editorial Countries in the Americas should expand and invest in mental health services to cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pan American Health Organization Director Carissa F. Etienne said today. “The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a mental health crisis in our region at a scale we’ve never seen …

  • 19 August

    Yuma to host first in series of Census parades with free ice cream social

    -Editorial To help boost awareness of the 2020 Census, the City of Yuma will host the first in a series of Census parades and free ice cream socials starting at 6 p.m. this Thursday at Carver Park, 5th Street, and 13th Avenue. Between 10 and 15 City vehicles will participate …

  • 19 August


    Around 8,500 hectares were affected. ENSENADA, B.C.- The forest fire registered in “Rancho La Escondida” in Valle de Guadalupe that was attended by municipal, state and federal authorities affected 8, 564 hectares, in addition to the loss of a unit of volunteer firefighters, informed the Secretary of the Field and …

  • 19 August

    Yulil Alonso-Garza is a Candidate for IVC Board

    -Editorial Go Big or Go Home! That’s Yulil Alonso-Garza’s motto in life and she adapts it to everything she does. Yulil is running for a seat on the Imperial Valley College Board of Trustees. Alonso Garza is a teacher at Enrique Camarena Jr. High and works with students on a …

  • 19 August

    The Center for Community Media’s Border Network Convenes

    On August 11, CCM Graduate School of Journalism’s Border Network, convened for the first time, bringing a dozen community media outlets along the southern U.S. border together to discuss challenges they face in serving their audiences; consider opportunities for collaboration; and connect with legal, training, and funding resources. Outlets serving rural …

  • 19 August

    San Diego County Off State Monitoring List

    -Editorial San Diego County was removed Tuesday from the state’s County Monitoring List, but local businesses are still under restrictions. The County met a state metric for fewer than 100 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people for a third consecutive day on Monday. The case rate must remain under 100 for …

  • 18 August

    Democrats Join in Support for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

    -Editorial The Democratic National Convention is taking place online and it will be where Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be officially confirmed as presidential candidates. Originally scheduled to be held July 13–16, 2020, at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the United States, …

  • 18 August

    Imperial County Will Move Back to Stage 2 Low Risk Again

    -Editorial Imperial County Health Officer, Stephen Munday, updated the Imperial County Board of Supervisors to provide an update on the status of COVID-19 in Imperial County. During the briefing, Dr. Munday informed the Board, that in light of the improvements in local positive case rates and hospitalization rates that a …