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January, 2023

  • 30 January

    San Diego City College to offer a 4-year degree in Cyber Defense and Analysis

    -Editorial The California Community Colleges Board of Governors gave its approval for a San Diego City College Cyber Defense and Analysis Baccalaureate Program at its January 23 meeting in Sacramento.  San Diego City College thus will become the second campus in the San Diego Community College District to offer a …

  • 30 January

    Fair tickets presale begins Feb 6

    IMPERIAL, CA.—Several large trucks loaded with carnival equipment have gathered in the south parking lot of the Imperial Valley Fairgrounds here as a visible sign that within a few weeks, the 2023 California Midwinter Fair will be opening. The fair, with the theme of “Feel the Groove,” opens on March …

  • 30 January

    Republicans Put the Brakes on The Use of Oil Reserves

    -Editorial The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill aimed at limiting the president’s ability to draw down the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve for any reason other than a “severe energy supply disruption.” Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ legislation, H.R. 21, the Strategic Production Response Act, would require …

  • 29 January

    State Officials Join Comite Civico del Valle on Tour of Local Renewable Energy Sites

    -Editorial Calexico High School’s Advanced Auto Shop Class and its pioneering work building electric vehicles made a major impression on a group of state officials and energy experts touring Imperial County recently, on hand to visit sites related to renewable energy. As 20 or so students in blue coveralls worked …

  • 27 January

    California Has a Lot to Offer Storm Victims

    By: Mark Hedin, Ethnic Media Group During a calm between storms, officials from the California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) and the state departments of Public Health, Social Services and Insurance gathered to discuss efforts to help Californians recover from the “atmospheric rivers” that have deluged the West Coast. The …

  • 27 January

    A Seeley native has become the first associate dean of athletics, exercise science and health education at Imperial Valley College

    -Editorial Enrique Lechuga Nunez comes to IVC from the three-campus CETYS University in Baja California, where he served for five years as athletic director. While at CETYS, Lechuga worked on a proposal that eventually changed NCAA legislation to allow accredited schools in Mexico to become members of an NCAA conference. …

  • 26 January

    ECRMC and Pioneers Hospital Looking to Consolidate Services

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors heard a presentation regarding the status of El Centro Regional Medical Center and the future of its services. At the meeting, it was the consensus by the Board of Supervisors, Pioneers Memorial Hospital, and El Centro Regional Center that the best way to …

  • 25 January


    -Editorial The Senator for Baja California, Gina Andrea Cruz Blackledge, expressed her support for the Mexican community in the United States, who seek to influence the decisions made in their country of origin through the election of their federal and local authorities. The money they send to the country is …

  • 25 January

    Wholesale Prices Decline in December

    -Editorial Prices for wholesale goods and services fell sharply in December, providing another sign that inflation, while still high, is beginning to ease.  The Producer Price Index for final demand declined 0.5 percent in December, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Final demand prices advanced 0.2 percent …

  • 24 January

    ECRMC Board of Trustees Accepts Hospital Management Partners Termination Notice

    -Editorial During the ECRMC Board of Trustees meeting, the Board accepted the termination notice tendered on January 14, 2023, by Hospital Management Partners (HMP) effective January 29, 2023, HMP’s contract for temporary services for Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer has been terminated as of the effective date. The …