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Relevant news concerning the region belonging to California and Baja California’s border.
Noticias relevantes relacionadas a la región perteneciente a la frontera de California y Baja California.

September, 2021

  • 20 September

    Artists Reflect on Changed Community in Steppling Art Gallery’s Re-opening “Crisis y Cosecha” Exhibition

    -Editorial The re-opening exhibition at the Steppling Art Gallery on San Diego State University’s Imperial Valley campus will invite audiences to reflect on how the last 18 months have transformed the valley. The exhibition’s theme, “Crisis y cosecha,” (translates to “harvest of crisis”) will feature artwork from over 20 valley …

  • 17 September

    Legacy of Navy’s ‘Top Gun’ Pilot Continues

    -Editorial Capt. William Perkins, commanding officer, Naval Air Facility (NAF) El Centro, hosted Marc and Torben Vraciu, the son and grandson of the late WWII Navy fighter ace, Cdr. Alexander Vraciu, during a summer tour onboard NAF El Centro, 2021. A legendary pilot in naval history, Cdr. Alexander Vraciu was …

  • 16 September

    Newsom emerges victorious over impeachment attempt

    -Editorial California Governor Gavin Newsom will stay in office as a majority of Californians voted “NO” against the recall led by state Republicans who were against the Governor’s restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Imperial County Registrar of Voters issued an “Unofficial Election Results” update on the Registrar’s website at …

  • 15 September

    Supervisors Look at Federal Funds to Help Imperial County

    -Editorial Looking for efficient ways to use the American Rescue Plan monies to recover from the damages caused by COVID-19, the Imperial County Supervisors approved a plan presented by County CEO Tony Rohoutas at their Sept. 14 meeting. On May 10, 2021, the U.S Department of the Treasury announced the …

  • 13 September

    U Visa and Bona Fide Determination Process for Victims of Qualifying Crimes

    -Editorial U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services invites the public to participate in a webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern. During this webinar, USCIS representatives will provide an overview of the new Bona Fide Determination process, which allows eligible victims of crime in the United States …

  • 11 September

    The United States Commemorates 9/11 Attacks

    -Editorial New York City and the nation marked 20 years since the 9/11 terror attacks with solemn remembrances and tributes. On a morning much like September 11, 2001, families of the victims returned to Lower Manhattan to remember their loved ones who perished. Despite the shared grief in the aftermath of …

  • 10 September

    Imperial County Awarded $2.5 Million Mental Health Grant

    -Editorial Imperial County Behavioral Health Services, in partnership with the Imperial County Office of Education (ICOE), was awarded a $2.5 million grant under the Mental Health Student Services Act (MHSSA). MHSSA is a competitive grant program established to fund partnerships between county behavioral health departments and local education entities to …

  • 9 September

    The governor-elect of Baja California meets with authorities of the Napa Valley

    -Editorial Last Friday, September 4, and Saturday, 5 of this year, a bilateral tour was carried out to visit the Napa Valley led by a delegation of Mexican wine producers and the elected governor Marina del Pilar Ávila. On behalf of the Mexican delegation, Hans Backhoff President of the Mexican …

  • 5 September

    PFIZER SECOND DOSE COVID VACCINATION ADVANCES IN BAJA CALIFORNIA

    -Editorial In Baja California, Pfizer’s second dose vaccination against Covid is advancing, once more than 25 thousand doses have arrived in the territory to complete schedules, reported the Secretary of Health of Baja California, Alonso Oscar Pérez Rico. He reported that last Friday they applied 8 thousand 59 vaccines and …

  • 2 September

    39th Anniversary of the Northern Border College (El Colef)

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (Ph.D.) The Colef celebrated 39 years of foundation. The origin of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (El Colef) dates back to August 6, 1982, under the name Centro de Estudios Fronterizos del Norte de México (CEFNOMEX), which was founded by Dr. Jorge A. Bustamante …

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