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December, 2021

  • 19 December


    -Editorial  In an extraordinary session, the Mayor of Mexicali gave the oath of office to Pedro Ariel Mendivil García, as the new head of the Municipal Public Safety Department, replacing Joel Dueñez Hurtado. Mayor Norma Bustamante recognized Joel Dueñez Hurtado, for having coordinated the work of the Municipal Public Security …

  • 16 December

    Educational Group September 16 Launches Bachelor’s in Gastronomy

    -Editorial On Wednesday, December 15, the presentation and inauguration of the Bachelor of Gastronomy took place.  It was through a press conference that the arrival of the career that joins the degrees that Grupo Educativo 16 de Septiembre has which comes to enrich the educational offer already available. During the …

  • 16 December

    Octavio Sandoval López is re-elected as president of COPARMEX MEXICALI for the period 2022

    -Editorial In a meeting held on Monday, December 13, 2021, Octavio Sandoval López was re-elected by unanimous votes, as President of COPARMEX Mexicali, for the year 2022. He is accompanied on the board of directors as Vice President, José Manuel Salcedo Sañudo, as Secretary, Andrés Daniel Ruelas Yáñez, and as …

  • 14 December

    California issues universal indoor mask mandate as COVID-19 cases increase

    -Editorial Citing a sharp increase in COVID-19 infection rates since Thanksgiving, the state announced Monday that beginning Dec. 15, mask-wearing will become mandatory in all indoor public settings across California regardless of vaccination status. Since Thanksgiving, the statewide seven-day average case rate has increased by almost half (47%) and hospitalizations …

  • 12 December

    The King of Mexican Music, Vicente Fernandez, dies at 81

    -Editorial Vicente Fernández, the Mexican entertainer whose illustrious career as the “king of rancheras” spanned decades in music and film, has died. He was 81.  Fernández died in Guadalajara in his home state of Jalisco. He had been hospitalized for four months after a fall at his ranch. Fernández suffered …

  • 10 December

    S-Line Upgrade Project Officially Underway

    -Editorial The groundbreaking of the S-Line in Seeley, California might have been surrounded by cold winds and gloomy weather but the excitement of this new project by county and IID officials was palpable and the project is officially underway.  “This is a very critical project for the Imperial Valley since …

  • 8 December

    Community Members Ask County to Reinstate Indoor Masking Order

    -Editorial The Omicron variant has raised concerns and fears in a society that is still injured by the COVID-19 pandemic, that’s why two local politicians are asking the Imperial County Board of Supervisors to reinstate the mask mandate as soon as possible. For several weeks, a group opposing government vaccine …

  • 7 December


    -Editorial San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce is honoring regional leaders and businesses from San Diego and Baja leading the way with outstanding commitment to binational collaboration at the annual International Tribute Awards. The event recognized those who have worked to establish international ties with Mexico. This is part of …

  • 6 December

    Award-winning Wines presented in Mexicali

    -Editorial A good harvest of medals and international recognitions were obtained by Baja California wines in 2021 and an example of this is the labels of the Maglén winery that were presented this week in a press conference held at the Vizcaya University of Las Américas in Mexicali. This is …

  • 5 December

    George Marquez Announces Candidacy for Imperial County District Attorney

    -Editorial With the promise to build a bridge between the community and the criminal justice system, Attorney George Marquez announced his candidacy for Imperial County District Attorney on Dec. 3rd.  Having the west side of the Imperial County Superior Court House as background, Marquez announced his intention to run for …