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August, 2023

  • 11 August

    Calexico Man Accused of Sexual Battery Sentenced to 7 Years of Prison

    -Editorial On August 1, 2023, Defendant Nicholas Hernandez Oceguera was sentenced to seven (7) years in State Prison for a felony violation of Penal Code sections 287(c)(2)(A) (forcible oral copulation) and 243.4(a) (sexual battery by restraint). On approximately September 22, 2021, Jane Doe #1 went to the defendant’s home to …

  • 10 August

    Restaurant Workers Push for Safety and Protections from Extreme Heat

    -Editorial Global warming poses a serious threat to restaurant workers. In particular, extreme heat in kitchens increases the likelihood of injuries, illnesses, and fatalities among workers. Many of these workers are also likely to face greater work instability. A ROC United report examines pervasive problems that make restaurant kitchens dangerously …

  • 9 August

    Credit Card Debt Exceeds $1 Trillion

    -Editorial The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic Data issued its Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit. The report shows a slight uptick in total household debt in the second quarter of 2023, increasing by $16 billion (0.1%) to $17.06 trillion. The report is based on …

  • 6 August

    Texas Actions to Strength Border Security Could Have Electoral Implications

    -Editorial Texas Governor Greg Abbot’s message is clear: to deter illegal immigration at all costs and protect the border. His actions have drawn criticism from pro-immigration groups that have labeled this as racist.  Ethnic Media Services hosted the panel “Hate Escalates at the Border: Setting the Stage for 2024” to …

  • 5 August

    Women who perceive other women as threats often exclude them from their social or professional circles

    -Editorial The intricate dance of competition and camaraderie among women has long fascinated and perplexed observers. In a world where stereotypes cast women as nurturers, do they also harbor a lesser-known penchant for competition? This question delves into a realm of complexity that goes beyond mere rivalry and dives deep …

  • 4 August

    A Simple Guide to a Successful and Seamless New School Year

    -Editorial                                                                                              The anticipation of the new school year is in the air, signaling both excitement and a shift in routines for kids and parents alike. As summer break winds down, it’s time to gear up for a successful return to the classroom. To ensure a smooth transition and set the …

  • 4 August

    AmeriCorps Makes a Difference in The Community

    -Editorial In a nation where service to others is deeply valued, AmeriCorps stands as a beacon of hope empowering individuals to make a difference in their communities and for personnel that need help. If you attend community events in Imperial Valley, you will see a group of motivated young people …

  • 3 August

    Trump Indicted for Efforts to Overturn 2020 Elections

    -Editorial Another day, another indictment against Donald Trump as a special counsel brings charges concerning the January 6 riots in the nation’s capital. The former President claims it’s a witch hunt, positioning himself as the front-runner for the White House. Trump contested the 2020 election results, alleging mail-in ballot fraud, …

  • 3 August

    Imperial County Supervisors Deny Voting Center Proposal

    -Editorial A proposal to create a new election system failed to get approval from the Imperial County Board of Supervisors as it didn’t get the required majority to be implemented in 2024. The board of Supervisors voted 3-2 in favor of implementing the Elections Administration Plan which would conduct elections …

  • 1 August

    California Students are Most Heavily Targeted by Credit Card Marketing

    -Editorial Having a strong credit score is a fundamental pillar of financial well-being. Making a major life purchase sometimes requires a loan or a line of credit, and in hard times, credit can be a bridge to help make ends meet. A good credit score can often help borrowers secure …