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June, 2021

  • 21 June

    Same-sex marriage approved in Baja California

    MEXICALI, B.C.- After a bill to grant legality to same-sex marriages was defeated twice, it was approved last week by the Baja California Congress with 18 votes in favor, 4 votes against, and one abstention, the same marriage equality that gives rights to those involved in the civil union. Thus, …

  • 21 June

    Border Travel Restrictions Extended Until July

    -Editorial Travel restrictions between Mexico and the United States will be maintained for one more month until July according to the Department of Homeland Security.  Restrictions on non-essential land crossings from Mexico to States will remain until 11:59 p.m. on July 21, 2021, according to DHS.  “To reduce the spread …

  • 19 June

    More than 100 Thousand People Inoculated with the Johnson and Johnson Vaccine in Baja California

    -Editorial More than 126 thousand vaccines were applied on the second day of the COVID-19 vaccination day in people 18 years of age and older in Baja California, according to the 9:00 p.m. cutoff, shared by the Secretariat of State Health. The immunization day would continue on Friday night with …

  • 19 June

    Veteran to Walk U.S./Mexico Border in Support of Deported American Veterans

    -Editorial On Monday, June 28, 2021, USMC Veteran, and CEO/Founder of the American Veterans Homefront Initiative, Ramon Castro, will step off on a long journey across the U.S./Mexico Border to bring the needed awareness to seek immediate relief for deported American Veterans who have served their country. Currently, today’s American …

  • 18 June

    Biden Signs Law Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

    -Editorial President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris signed into law a bill establishing Juneteenth National Independence Day, a celebration designating the end of slavery in the United States as a federal holiday. The law takes effect immediately and will be celebrated on Friday, June 18, since it is the …

  • 17 June

    IID warns of fraudulent door-to-door activity

    -Editorial This week, the Imperial Irrigation District has been notified of several incidents in which IID customers have been approached by individuals claiming to be district employees or working with the district, requesting to see customer electrical equipment or customer bills on behalf of the IID. Customers are advised that …

  • 16 June

    Marina del Pilar Receives Majority Vote Certificate

    MEXICALI, B.C.- Yesterday, the official recognition of the candidate by the coalition “Together We Will Make History in Baja California”, Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, was held at the IEEBC (Baja California State Electoral Institute) offices, through an extraordinary session in which the Majority Certificate was delivered by the General …

  • 16 June

    Imperial County Child Support Services Reopens Office

    -Editorial The Imperial County Department of Child Support Services (ICDCSS) will restore full services to the residents of Imperial County effective Monday, June 21, 2021, resuming its regular business hours Monday through Friday from 7:30 am – 4:30 pm. While COVID-19 restricted the ability to conduct in-person interviews, customers will once …

  • 14 June

    California Governor Lifts Stay-At-Home Order

     -Editorial Governor Gavin Newsom took action to lift pandemic executive orders as the state moves Beyond the Blueprint to fully, safely reopen. That includes terminating the Stay-at-Home Order that was implemented early in the pandemic to protect Californians and retiring the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Effective June 15, restrictions …

  • 11 June

    Marco Miranda presents “Reconnections” Art Exhibit

    MEXICALI, B.C.- The opening of the individual exhibition “Reconnections” by the Mexicali artist Marco Miranda was held at the House of Culture of Mexicali, this being the fourth one done in the city, which consists of 17 works such as paintings, photographs, and sculpture in various formats. The artist is …