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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.

February, 2024

  • 23 February

    Midwinter Fair Unveils Electrifying Music Lineup

    -Editorial When the 2024 California Mid-Winter Fair opens Friday, it will include a retrospective look at a group everyone called “The Fab Four” back in the day. Yesterday—The Las Vegas Beatles Show will perform at 8:30 p.m. on the Mechanics Bank Center Stage. It is one of five tribute performances …

  • 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 …

  • 22 February

    Imperial Irrigation District Holds Public Workshop on Energy Billing Changes

    -Editorial In a move to improve customer satisfaction and financial stability, the Imperial Irrigation District (IID) recently hosted the first of a series of public workshops to discuss significant changes to its Energy Cost Adjustment (ECA) billing system. The meeting, held in Calexico, drew a large crowd of interested residents …

  • 22 February

    Calexico Wellness Center Hosts ‘Festival Del Corazon’ – A Heart Awareness Event Empowering Seniors with Health Resources and Knowledge

    -Editorial The Calexico Wellness Center proudly hosted a special event focused on heart awareness on February 21st at the De Anza Senior Apartments located at 233 4th Street in Calexico. The event, titled “Festival Del Corazon,” provided attendees with valuable information and tips on how to maintain a healthy heart …

  • 21 February

    Mid-Winter Fair to Showcase 1,300 Animal Exhibits

    -Editorial When the 2024 California Mid-Winter Fair opens March 1, it will feature about 1,300 animal exhibits ranging from the 15 Junior Breeding Boar Goats to several hundred Market sheep, Market Swine, Feeder Calves and Steers. Included in the Junior Poultry exhibits this year will be 37 Market Turkeys in …

  • 20 February

    Impact of Student Loan Debt on 401(k) Contributions Revealed in Comprehensive Study

    -Editorial Student loan debt is emerging as a significant factor affecting individuals’ financial well-being and, notably, their contributions to 401(k) retirement plans, according to a comprehensive study. A research by the Employment Benefit Research Institute delves into the intricate relationship between student loan obligations, 401(k) contributions, and the financial decisions …

  • 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 …

  • 18 February

    Central Union Triumphs as 2023-2024 Mock Trial Champions, Headed to State Finals

    -Editorial Central Union High School has clinched the coveted title of the 2023-2024 Mock Trial Champions. This impressive victory grants them the honor of representing Imperial County at the upcoming 2024 State Finals.  Beyond showcasing their legal prowess, this accomplishment stands as a source of pride for both the school …

  • 18 February

    Navigating the Thin Line Between Domestic Violence and Homelessness

    -Editorial Domestic violence – also known as Intimate Partner Violence – is one of the leading causes of homelessness, particularly for victims with limited financial resources.  A new study released last month by the University of California San Francisco Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative finds that at least 17% of …

  • 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 …

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