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October, 2020

  • 8 October

    IID Considers Funding Request by Imperial County Farm Bureau

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors discussed the Farm Bureau Total Maximum Daily Load Program funding request at their Oct. 6 meeting.  The IID Board discussed as an informational item about the possible continuation of a partnership with the Imperial County Farm Bureau that has been in place …

  • 8 October

    BorderLink Receives $1 Million USDA Grant

    -Editorial The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that the Imperial County Office of Education (ICOE) was awarded $1 million under its Distance Learning and Telemedicine program. The USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine program helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other …

  • 7 October

    The Mayor of Mexicali had her First State of the City Address

    By: Melissa Dorame, Reporter Mexicali, B. C.- The Mayor of Mexicali, Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmedo, had her First State of the City Address before the City Council, highlighting the achievements in 5 main areas: Safety in Mexicali; Challenges in the Contingency; Development of Mexicali does not stop; and Good …

  • 7 October

    Stadium to host Yuma Rocks concert to support local bands

    -Editorial Finding a way to merge the need for social distancing with the desire for entertaining events, Desert Sun Stadium will host Yuma Rocks at 8 p.m. Oct. 17. Local bands Weezerton and The Sam Goodies will perform. Once gates open at 7:30 p.m. that evening, ticketholders will be able …

  • 7 October

    Board of Supervisors Approve 2019 Agricultural Report

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors accepted the annual Livestock Crop and Agricultural Report at their Oct. 6 meeting and discussed the current state of the local agricultural industry. The agricultural industry is the driving force of the county and has an impact on the local economy and this …

  • 6 October

    Trump halts stimulus package talks until after Nov. 3 election

    -Editorial President Donald Trump will not be supporting the stimulus package that was approved by Congress last week. The House passed a $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package last week, adding additional pressure on Republicans and the White House to make a deal on new pandemic legislation before Congress is expected …

  • 6 October

    CMRubinWorld showcases a new series of video narratives by youth around the world addressing their views on climate, the pandemic, recession, police violence and the new reforms needed to modernize the US Political System for a 21st Century World

    NEW YORK (PRWEB).- Generation Z is the most diverse and digitally connected generation in the U.S. More than 10% of it will make up the 2020 electorate. C.M. Rubin, Co-Founder of CMRubinworld, which includes the online and print platform The Global Search for Education, invited students around the world to …

  • 6 October

    Beyond Borders Gazette Completes Journalism Course in Election Coverage and Media Trust

    -Editorial For most of the month of September, Beyond Borders Gazette participated in two journalism training programs in order to craft a better strategy to serve our audience during this election. Everything that was learned in the course will be applied by this publication in the coming weeks before the …

  • 5 October

    Calexico Businesses Take Advantage of COVID-19 Loan Program

    -Editorial A group of businesses in Calexico wasted no time to apply for a loan program that was created to help them survive the economic impacts the pandemic has caused to them and their livelihoods. In an effort to support local businesses get back on their feet, the Calexico City …

  • 5 October

    The World Should Prepare for The Next Pandemic

    -Editorial COVID-19 will not be the world’s last health emergency and there is an urgent need for sustainable health emergency preparedness to deal with the next one. This was the strong sentiment shared by participants of the United Nations General Assembly side-event on sustainable preparedness for health security and resilience: …