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February, 2024

  • 5 February

    County and Cities to Provide Sand and Sandbags in Preparation for Potential Rainfall

    -Editorial In preparation for potential rainfall in the upcoming days, the County of Imperial, along with the cities of El Centro, Calipatria, and Calexico, is taking proactive measures to assist residents in safeguarding their properties from potential flooding. Sand and sandbags are being made available to the public at various …

  • 5 February

    Robust Job Surge Marks Start of 2024, Defying Economic Challenges

    -Editorial To kick off 2024, the nation’s employers showcased an impressive surge in hiring, introducing 353,000 new jobs in January. This robust hiring spree serves as the latest testament to the economy’s resilience, effortlessly overcoming the challenges posed by the highest interest rates in two decades. In January, nonfarm payroll …

  • 4 February

    Local Journalism Faces Crisis as Layoffs Continue, but Innovative Solutions Emerge

    -Editorial Devastating layoffs at the LA Times and many other news outlets, along with growing news deserts, are fueling growing uncertainty about the future of local journalism — even about the future of news itself. The amount of advertising to local newspapers declined 82% – a $40 billion drop – …

  • 3 February

    Controversial electric vehicle charging station raises concerns

    -Editorial The construction of an electric vehicle charging station at Rockwood Park, a historic site, has raised concerns within the Calexico community. The decision to install these charging stations without seeking input from the community is a matter of great disappointment and calls into question the preservation of Calexico’s early …

  • 2 February

    Salvador Maesa Sworn in as the New President of Index Mexicali

    -Editorial On the morning of Tuesday, January 30, Salvador Maesa Barraza was sworn in as the President of the Maquiladora and Export Manufacturing Industry (Index) for the 2024-2025 term. The venue was packed with guests, primarily from the industrial and business sectors of Mexicali, as Salvador Maesa outlined his vision …

January, 2024

  • 31 January

    Local Nonprofit Faces Funding Scrutiny Amid Political Protest Allegations

    -Editorial A local nonprofit organization operating in Imperial County finds itself under scrutiny after allegations arose of potential violations regarding grant funding. Ryan Kelley, the representative of District 4 on the Imperial County Board of Supervisors, has called upon the Chief Executive Office to investigate the grants received by this …

  • 31 January

    Art Basel Unveils Exciting Highlights for Hong Kong Show

    -Editorial Art Basel Hong Kong’s highly anticipated 2024 edition returns to its pre-pandemic scale, featuring 243 leading galleries from 40 countries and territories. With 66 additional exhibitors compared to the previous year, the show showcases an extraordinary diversity of artistic voices across its five show sectors, including Conversations, Film programs, …

  • 30 January

    Navigating the Border Challenge: Exploring Policy Solutions Amidst Polarized Politics

    -Editorial The United States is facing an uptick and change in the border flows of people seeking a better life, and instead of addressing it with comprehensive and long-term solutions, there’s yet another series of proposals meant to “harden” policies and “close” the borders.  The Republican party has taken an …

  • 30 January

    San Diego Mayor and FEMA Region 9 Administrator Address Storm Impact, Urge Federal Aid

    -Editorial San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria spoke by phone with FEMA Region 9 Administration Bob Fenton and discussed the impacts of last Monday’s storm and the recovery efforts underway. Mayor Gloria underscored the immense pain San Diegans are living through and his commitment to being their voice as they clean …

  • 30 January

    Unraveling the Economic Enigma: Are We Truly in Good Health, or Teetering on the Edge?

    -Editorial Consumers in the U.S. have faced more than two years of record-level gas and grocery prices. The costs of housing – both for renters and buyers – have been unstable, with rising mortgage rates that peaked at almost 8% last fall. It is a difficult time for homeowners as …