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March, 2021

  • 15 March

    ECRMC Foundation Receives Donation from Union Bank

    -Editorial The El Centro Regional Medical Center Foundation was awarded a total of $25,000 by Union Bank in order to assist the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. Union Bank’s donation to the foundation has helped secure critical equipment for the patients and staff members of El Centro Regional Medical Center …

  • 14 March

    Zack Snyder’s Justice League Could Change the Movie Industry Forever

    -Editorial A movement that started years ago by Justice League fans that demanded to see the version that movie director Zack Snyder had originally penned will see their victory onscreen on March 18 as Zack Snyder’s Justice League will make its debut on HBO Max. Many believed that the “Snyder …

  • 14 March

    Michael Kelley Gives First-Ever Virtual State of the County

    -Editorial For Imperial County Board of Supervisors Chairman Michael Kelley, this will be the year where the Imperial County will become a stronger community.  Kelley’s speech was the first virtual address that highlighted the accomplishments of each county department despite working through the pandemic in 2020.  “Throughout this pandemic, we …

  • 11 March

    Biden signs $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill

    -Editorial President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package Thursday afternoon as Washington moves to send fresh aid this month. With his signature, the president checks off his first priority in the White House. He also will give a primetime address Thursday describing how the country will proceed …

  • 8 March

    Newsom Signs $6.6 Billion Package to Return Kids to the Classroom

    -Editorial Governor Gavin Newsom signed a $6.6 billion package to accelerate the safe return to in-person instruction across California and empower schools to immediately expand academic mental health, and social-emotional supports, including over the summer. The package was passed by the Legislature with overwhelming, bipartisan support after it was announced earlier this …

  • 7 March

    Senate passes $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill

    -Editorial The Senate passed a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package Saturday, capping off a marathon overnight session after Democrats resolved internal clashes that threatened to derail President Joe Biden’s top legislative priority. The far-reaching legislation includes $1,400 stimulus checks, $300-per-week jobless benefits through the summer, a child allowance of up …

  • 4 March

    IID Board Discusses Work at All-American Canal

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors discussed ongoing work being done at the All-American Canal and legislation they will support this year at the federal and state level. As a part of its System Conservation Program, the Water Department has been investigating the feasibility of citing and constructing …

February, 2021

  • 28 February

    Index Mexicali 2021-2022 Board of Directors Take Oath

    -Editorial José Joaquín Jimenez Arriaga took an oath of office as President of the Maquiladora Association of Mexicali A.C., (INDEX) having the business community, government, and media present. He took oath along with the Board of Directors, which is formed by: Alfredo García Estrada, Vice President. Marco Antonio Kuljacha Gastélum, …

  • 27 February

    Imperial County Begins Vaccination of Farmworkers

    -Editorial California is making a big push to substantially increase COVID-19 vaccine availability for essential farm and agriculture workers in Imperial County, a move that has ripple effects across the state as it redistributes limited supply. Imperial County being an agricultural community began the vaccination of agricultural workers along with …

  • 27 February

    U.S. Congress Passes $1.9 trillion Covid Relief Bill

    -Editorial The House of Representatives voted early Saturday to pass President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package, a step to implementing his vision for bringing the pandemic under control just days after the U.S. crossed the tragic milestone of 500,000 deaths. Democrats in both chambers are aiming to approve …