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October, 2023

  • 6 October

    Imperial County’s Legal Community Unites for a Night of Camaraderie

    -Editorial In a heartwarming display of unity and fellowship, lawyers, judges, and esteemed elected officials from Imperial County recently came together for a memorable evening of networking and celebration. Organized by the Imperial County Lawyers Association, the mixer served as an opportunity for legal professionals to strengthen bonds and create …

  • 6 October

    California Bans Book Bans and Textbook Censorship in Schools

    -Editorial Building on his Family Agenda to promote educational freedom and success, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1078 by Assemblymember Dr. Corey Jackson (D-Moreno Valley), which bans “book bans” in schools, prohibits censorship of instructional materials, and strengthens California law requiring schools to provide all students access to textbooks that …

  • 4 October

    San Diego Press Club Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Excellence in Journalism Awards

    -Editorial San Diego’s thriving community of media professionals came together once again for a night of recognition and celebration at the 50th Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards, hosted by the esteemed San Diego Press Club. The prestigious event unfolded on the evening of October 3, amidst the scenic backdrop of …

  • 3 October

    Nation’s Largest Statewide Public Water Agency Coalition Elects Leadership for 2024-‘25

    -Editorial The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today announced the results of an election for its top leadership, with member agency representatives voting in Cathy Green as president and Ernesto “Ernie” Avila as vice president. They will begin their two-year term of service on Jan. 1, 2024. Green, currently …

  • 2 October

    Members of the Ensenada Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Council Take Oath

    -Editorial In order to promote actions, projects, and initiatives in favor of the fishing development of the region, the Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Council of the Municipality of Ensenada was formed by taking oath of office.  The director of Municipal Economic Development and technical secretary of this council, Lucía Aguirre …

September, 2023

  • 29 September

    California Increases Minimum Wage, Protections for Fast-Food Workers

    -Editorial Alongside fast-food workers, labor leaders, and legislators, Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation increasing the minimum wage for fast-food employees to $20 per hour, beginning April 1, 2024. The legislation, AB 1228 by Assemblymember Chris R. Holden (D-Pasadena), authorizes the Fast Food Council to set fast-food restaurant standards for minimum …

  • 29 September

    An Army of Tasters and Breweries will guide Oktoberfest Beer Tastings

     -Editorial The beer community is preparing to celebrate the traditional Oktoberfest in various parts of the country, and starting September 29 and until the end of October, an army of women who make up the group “Catadoras y Cerveceras de México” (CCM), will be leading tastings free to all attendees …

  • 28 September

    Reservations begin Oct. 2 for free IID tree program

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District is pleased to announce that reservations for its Tree for All program will begin Monday, October 2, 2023, for residential customers located in Imperial Valley and Eastern Coachella Valley. A total of 800 trees will be planted through the program. IID account holders can register …

  • 28 September

    Countdown to Chaos: Government Braces for Shutdown on October 1st

    -Editorial The Senate voted 76-22 to open debate on a stopgap bill known as a continuing resolution, which would extend federal spending until November 17 and authorize roughly $6 billion each for domestic disaster response funding and aid to Ukraine to defend itself against Russia. However, as both chambers disagree, …

  • 28 September

    Chiu Gallery To Promote the Best Artists of Baja California

    -Editorial Enrique Chiu has always been an artist willing to help local artists and a new project he recently launched will give new spaces of expression to the region’s talent. The signing of the agreement and inauguration of the new Chiu Gallery-CANACO took place in the main hall of the …