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June, 2024

  • 3 June

    How to Stay Safe During Travel

    By: Ellie Burgueno I consider myself a citizen of the world, even though I haven’t traveled to all the places I hope to visit at least once before I die. Traveling is something everyone should do at least once a year, not only for leisure but for health reasons. However, …

  • 3 June

    California Ranks Sixth in Graduate Earnings

    -Editorial A new study from Teach Simple has unveiled the states with the highest and lowest median university earnings. Using data from the U.S. Department of Education, education experts analyzed institutions in each state based on the median earnings of individuals who began college 10 years ago. The study also …

  • 3 June

    Claudia Sheinbaum Elected as Mexico’s First Woman President

    -Editorial Mexico witnessed a monumental event in its political history as the country conducted its presidential election, leading to the historic election of the first woman president. Former Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum emerged as the winner in the presidential race, with initial tallies indicating her lead according to polling …

  • 2 June

    Presidential Elections in Mexico Marked by Incidents in Baja California

    -Editorial The General Council of the State Electoral Institute of Baja California (IEEBC) declared the start of the Electoral Day for the Ordinary Local Electoral Process 2023-2024. More than 3,197,000 citizens of Baja California are called to participate in this democratic event, with the installation of 5,374 polling stations throughout …

  • 1 June

    Culturally-Centered Groups Help Asian Americans Heal from Hate

    –Editorial A pilot program spearheaded by AAPI Equity Alliance is creating culturally-centered, community-based groups as healing spaces for five distinct Asian American communities (Cambodian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, and Korean) looking to make sense of their experiences with racism and the rise of hate crimes. Adapted from Black Liberation psychologists’ “Radical …

  • 1 June

    Sun Community Board Tours Soon-to-Open Cambria Imperial Hotel

    -Editorial Members of the Sun Community Federal Credit Union Board of Directors recently toured the nearly complete 108-room Cambria Hotel in the City of Imperial. Sun Community was the lead lender for the construction financing of the hotel, which was completed in 2023. The hotel is being developed by Imperial …

May, 2024

  • 31 May

    George Marquez Delivers Commencement Address and Joins Hall of Fame at Western State College of Law

    -Editorial On May 23, 2024, Imperial County District Attorney George Marquez delivered an inspiring Commencement address to the graduating class of Western State College of Law. A distinguished alumnus, Marquez earned his Juris Doctor Degree from the institution in 2005. In his speech, Marquez reflected on themes of perseverance and …

  • 30 May

    Mexico Set for a Historic Presidential Election on June 2

    -Editorial The stage is set for a landmark general election in Mexico on June 2, 2024. Voters will elect a new president, all 500 members of the Chamber of Deputies, and all 128 members of the Senate of the Republic. This election is particularly notable as it will be the …

  • 30 May

    California State Assembly Approves AB 2757, Establishing Southeast California Economic Region

    -Editorial On Wednesday, May 22, the California State Assembly voted to approve Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) and Senator Steve Padilla’s (D-San Diego) AB 2757, officially establishing the Southeast California Economic Region. This new designation is set to enhance competitiveness for federal, state, and local funding, particularly benefiting Lithium Valley and …

  • 29 May

    Beatriz Pagés Calls for Action to Safeguard Mexico from Authoritarianism

    -Editorial On May 28 at the Casino de Mexicali, Beatriz Pagés delivered her conference “The Power of Your Vote,” thanks to Coparmex Mexicali. During the breakfast, Pagés spoke about the upcoming elections on June 2, where for the first time a woman will be elected president of Mexico. Pagés, a …