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September, 2021

  • 28 September

    Newsom signs bill making universal vote-by-mail permanent in California

    -Editorial California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a package of legislation to increase voter access and strengthen integrity in elections, including a bill to send all registered voters a vote-by-mail ballot. The Governor signed AB 37 authored by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Menlo Park), permanently requiring a vote-by-mail ballot be mailed to …

  • 23 September

    Border Travel Restrictions Expanded Until October

    -Editorial The United States on Monday extended restrictions at its land borders with Canada and Mexico through Oct. 21 that bars nonessential travel to stop the spread of COVID-19 through the borders despite that the border region in Mexico has received the vaccine. The President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez …

  • 22 September

    Almost 2 million people die from work-related causes each year

    -Editorial Work-related Diseases and injuries were responsible for the deaths of 1.9 million people in 2016, according to the first joint estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO). According to the WHO/ILO Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury, 2000-2016: Global Monitoring …

  • 21 September

    California urban and agricultural water districts reach a settlement agreement in a legal dispute

    -Editorial Paving the way for additional cooperation on the Colorado River, California’s largest agricultural user and largest urban user of the river’s stressed water resources announced today a settlement in a two-year legal dispute. The agreement between the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the Imperial Irrigation District was …

  • 20 September

    Artists Reflect on Changed Community in Steppling Art Gallery’s Re-opening “Crisis y Cosecha” Exhibition

    -Editorial The re-opening exhibition at the Steppling Art Gallery on San Diego State University’s Imperial Valley campus will invite audiences to reflect on how the last 18 months have transformed the valley. The exhibition’s theme, “Crisis y cosecha,” (translates to “harvest of crisis”) will feature artwork from over 20 valley …

  • 17 September

    Legacy of Navy’s ‘Top Gun’ Pilot Continues

    -Editorial Capt. William Perkins, commanding officer, Naval Air Facility (NAF) El Centro, hosted Marc and Torben Vraciu, the son and grandson of the late WWII Navy fighter ace, Cdr. Alexander Vraciu, during a summer tour onboard NAF El Centro, 2021. A legendary pilot in naval history, Cdr. Alexander Vraciu was …

  • 16 September

    Newsom emerges victorious over impeachment attempt

    -Editorial California Governor Gavin Newsom will stay in office as a majority of Californians voted “NO” against the recall led by state Republicans who were against the Governor’s restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Imperial County Registrar of Voters issued an “Unofficial Election Results” update on the Registrar’s website at …

  • 15 September

    Supervisors Look at Federal Funds to Help Imperial County

    -Editorial Looking for efficient ways to use the American Rescue Plan monies to recover from the damages caused by COVID-19, the Imperial County Supervisors approved a plan presented by County CEO Tony Rohoutas at their Sept. 14 meeting. On May 10, 2021, the U.S Department of the Treasury announced the …

  • 13 September

    U Visa and Bona Fide Determination Process for Victims of Qualifying Crimes

    -Editorial U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services invites the public to participate in a webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern. During this webinar, USCIS representatives will provide an overview of the new Bona Fide Determination process, which allows eligible victims of crime in the United States …

  • 11 September

    The United States Commemorates 9/11 Attacks

    -Editorial New York City and the nation marked 20 years since the 9/11 terror attacks with solemn remembrances and tributes. On a morning much like September 11, 2001, families of the victims returned to Lower Manhattan to remember their loved ones who perished. Despite the shared grief in the aftermath of …

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