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February, 2024

  • 29 February

    Capital Investment and Incentive Program Extension Spurs Economic Hopes in California

    -Editorial Imperial County Board of Supervisors unanimously threw their support behind an important legislation, as they endorsed Assembly Bill 2922. The proposed legislation focuses on Economic Development through the Capital Investment Incentive Program.  Initially enacted in 1997 and later extended in 2018, the program set its sights on attracting substantial …

  • 24 February

    Imperial Valley Chamber Hosts Dynamic Meet and Greet Forum, Catalyzing Voter Engagement Ahead of Primary Election

    -Editorial In the lead-up to the highly anticipated Primary Election, the Imperial Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce orchestrated a significant and impactful event – the Meet and Greet Candidate Forum. On the evening of Wednesday, February 21, at precisely 6:00 pm, the chamber hosted this forum with candidates contending for …

  • 24 February

    Empowering Democracy: How Community Advocates Champion Ethnic Votes and Catalyze Civic Engagement

    -Editorial Community organizing has long been associated with efforts to register and mobilize low-propensity voters, linking the drive for specific gains with electoral participation.  The approach involves actively engaging with communities, a practice fundamental to successful labor and community organizing. Moreover, it underscores the direct connection between voting and tangible …

  • 23 February

    City in Turmoil: $2M Asylum Plan Sparks Heated Debate Over Migrant Influx

    -Editorial In a contentious meeting on Feb. 21st, the Calexico City Council voted to accept a proposed Asylum Seekers and Migrant Assistance Plan, which will be funded by a $2,000,000 grant from the California Department of Social Services – Office of Equity. The decision, which passed by a narrow 3-2 …

  • 19 February

    Use of Illegally Obtained Resources in Mexico

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, corporate attorney, internationalist, law professor, social activist, and philanthropist. In Mexico, the regulation of the use of resources of illicit origin is quite new and its interpretations are diverse, however, what is a reality is that to the extent that we create greater foreign alliances …

  • 16 February

    COLAB of Imperial County Hosts Final Candidate Forum for Imperial Irrigation District Division 4

    -Editorial The Coalition of Labor, Agriculture, and Business (COLAB) of Imperial County held the final candidate forum for the Imperial Irrigation District (IID) Division 4 race on Feb. 15. The highly anticipated event took place at the historic Women’s Improvement Club in Calexico, where three out of the five candidates …

  • 16 February

    Governor Marina del Pilar Strengthens Arizona-Baja California Ties for Economic Prosperity

    -Editorial In a series of strategic meetings with key figures from Arizona’s government, academic, and business sectors, Governor Marina del Pilar Avila Olmeda of Baja California has fortified the social and economic ties between the two states, paving the way for enhanced collaboration and talent development for a prosperous future. …

  • 14 February

    Miguel Chapa Runs in a Platform of Unity for Congress

    -Editorial On January 28, congressional candidate Miguel Chapa returned to his hometown of Calexico, connecting with residents at the Women’s Improvement Club. The event served as a platform for open dialogue on community issues, emphasizing Chapa’s commitment to unity. Amidst a warm and inviting atmosphere for attendees, Chapa showcased his …

  • 14 February

    IID public workshops to take place in the Imperial and Coachella Valleys

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District has scheduled several public informational workshops in the Imperial and Coachella Valleys in February to help inform its energy customers about the positive changes they will see to their energy bills in 2024. Topics include changes to the energy bill structure (ECA billing costs) and …

  • 13 February

    COLAB Hosts Candidate Forum for Imperial County Supervisor District 4

    -Editorial The Coalition of Labor, Agriculture, and Business (COLAB) organized a candidate forum on Feb. 12 for the upcoming Imperial County Supervisor District 4 elections. The event provided an opportunity for voters to hear from the five candidates vying for the position: incumbent Ryan Kelley, Gabe Contreras, Yulil Garza, Daniel …