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October, 2020

  • 22 October

    The economy and COVID-19 are the main issues in the November 2020 elections

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (Ph.D.). “The economy and the outbreak of COVID-19 are the most important issues that can define the vote for the presidential elections of the United States in November 2020,” explained Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, international economist, as well as research professor at the Department of Economic …

  • 21 October

    San Diego County Invites Residents to Adopt Hurricane Survivor Dogs

    -Editorial You can be a hero for dogs affected by disaster! The San Diego County Department of Animal Services is looking for people to help put a happy wag in the tales of several dogs recently rescued from Hurricane Delta in Louisiana by adopting or providing a temporary foster home …

  • 21 October

    Imperial County Prepares for Upcoming Flu Season

    -Editorial The Imperial County Public Health Department announced that it will be offering flu shots Saturday, October 31st to individuals six months and older at a drive-thru vaccination event from 7:00 am to 10:00 am. A second drive-thru vaccination event will be held Saturday, November 7th at the same location …

  • 21 October

    Hall Napa Valley Unveils its 2017 Platinum Collection Wine Series

    -Editorial Valley, one of the world’s leading Cabernet Sauvignon producers, has announced the release of the 2017 vintage of the highly touted Platinum Collection series. The highly allocated wine series includes HALL’s most exclusive, limited production wines that demonstrate exceptional quality, scarcity, and distinguished pedigree of Napa Valley terroir. “Our …

  • 21 October

    IID Board Evaluates Their Budget at Regular Meeting

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District discussed their budget update for August 2020 at their regular meeting Tuesday, October 20. Looking at the impacts COVID-19 had in the finances of the district and the situation at the water and energy department was the focus of IID staff in this evaluation of …

  • 20 October

    County Considers Needs Assessment Plan for Disenfranchised Communities

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors heard a presentation from the Imperial Valley Social Justice Committee and their plan of action that will address the needs of the African American and other vulnerable and disenfranchised communities. The purpose of the Imperial Valley Social Justice Committee Needs Assessment is to …

  • 19 October

    Mexicali and Border Authorities Coordinate Border Security

    -Editorial In order to strengthen security along the border, Mexicali Mayor Marina Del Pilar Avila Olmeda, in conjunction with border authorities, met with representatives of Custom and Border Protection. During the meeting that took place at Mount Signal on the American side, a simulation of the binational operations carried out …

  • 19 October

    California to review FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccines before releasing them to public

    -Editorial Governor Gavin Newsom today named a group of nationally acclaimed California physician-scientists with expertise in immunization and public health to the state’s COVID-19 Scientific Safety Review Workgroup that will independently review the safety and efficacy of any vaccine that receives FDA approval for distribution. While there is no proven …

  • 19 October


    ENSENADA, B.C.- Two of the state’s municipalities remain on the rise in terms of the presence of new COVID-19 infections, with Mexicali being the one with the most active cases, followed by Tijuana and Ensenada, as announced by the Secretary of health, Alonso Óscar Pérez Rico, during the live video …

  • 18 October

    Unemployment benefits in California top $100 billion

    -Editorial The total of unemployment benefits providing support for California workers and local economies during this historic COVID-19 pandemic has now hit $101 billion in just seven months. About $55 billion of that is in regular state-provided Unemployment Insurance benefits which is more than double what was paid in the …