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June, 2021

  • 25 June


    -Editorial On his first day of the tour in Baja California, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador revealed that he had instructed Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard to manage with the state governments of California and the federal government of the United States to reopen the border. This as a consequence of …

  • 22 June

    IID Board Reviews Leaching Regulation

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors reviewed a water-related action item that would update a regulation that has not been changed in nearly three decades.  The Agricultural Water Advisory Committee, Farm Bureau, and certain IID water users have requested updated leaching regulations to clarify the leaching criteria and …

  • 21 June

    Same-sex marriage approved in Baja California

    MEXICALI, B.C.- After a bill to grant legality to same-sex marriages was defeated twice, it was approved last week by the Baja California Congress with 18 votes in favor, 4 votes against, and one abstention, the same marriage equality that gives rights to those involved in the civil union. Thus, …

  • 21 June

    Border Travel Restrictions Extended Until July

    -Editorial Travel restrictions between Mexico and the United States will be maintained for one more month until July according to the Department of Homeland Security.  Restrictions on non-essential land crossings from Mexico to States will remain until 11:59 p.m. on July 21, 2021, according to DHS.  “To reduce the spread …

  • 18 June

    Biden Signs Law Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

    -Editorial President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris signed into law a bill establishing Juneteenth National Independence Day, a celebration designating the end of slavery in the United States as a federal holiday. The law takes effect immediately and will be celebrated on Friday, June 18, since it is the …

  • 17 June

    IID warns of fraudulent door-to-door activity

    -Editorial This week, the Imperial Irrigation District has been notified of several incidents in which IID customers have been approached by individuals claiming to be district employees or working with the district, requesting to see customer electrical equipment or customer bills on behalf of the IID. Customers are advised that …

  • 16 June

    Marina del Pilar Receives Majority Vote Certificate

    MEXICALI, B.C.- Yesterday, the official recognition of the candidate by the coalition “Together We Will Make History in Baja California”, Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, was held at the IEEBC (Baja California State Electoral Institute) offices, through an extraordinary session in which the Majority Certificate was delivered by the General …

  • 14 June

    California Governor Lifts Stay-At-Home Order

     -Editorial Governor Gavin Newsom took action to lift pandemic executive orders as the state moves Beyond the Blueprint to fully, safely reopen. That includes terminating the Stay-at-Home Order that was implemented early in the pandemic to protect Californians and retiring the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Effective June 15, restrictions …

  • 9 June

    New State COVID Guidance Will Take Effect June 15

    -Editorial As California continues to improve after the COVID-19 pandemic, new guidelines will be activated on June 15 that will bring a sense of normalcy for citizens and businesses that have been affected since last year.  The state will enter the “Beyond The Blueprint” phase in which restrictions will be …

  • 8 June

    Kamala Harris Visits Mexico to Discuss Immigration

    -Editorial In a historic first visit, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris met with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to discuss immigration and future collaboration between both countries.  Vice President Harris met with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to discuss ways to deepen cooperation between the United States and …