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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.

July, 2019

  • 23 July

    Are You Drinking Enough Water?

    Article by: Banner Hospital How To Prevent Dehydration From Crushing Your Workout? Dehydration is a common but dangerous risk when you work out. We all know that drinking water is a simple way to stay safe while breaking a sweat, but is there more to it? Exercising produces sweat, and …

  • 20 July

    Rep. Juan Vargas Introduces Bill to Rename Brawley Post Office to Honor American Labor Activist, Helen Fabela Chávez

    Helen Fabela Chávez was born and raised in the Imperial Valley  WASHINGTON, D.C.– A few days ago, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) introduced a bipartisan bill to rename the U.S. Post Office located at 401 Main Street in Brawley, California, after American labor activist, Helen Fabela Chávez. The post office would …

  • 19 July

    Current Status of New River Improvement Efforts Highlighted in Public Meeting

    By: Mario Conde, Reporter As projects that are intended to improve the New River in Calexico, it’s progress remains to gain momentum thanks to the collaboration of municipal, county, and state agencies. A public meeting was held at the Calexico Women’s Improvement Club on July 11 to hear an update …

  • 16 July


    MEXICALI, B.C.- The Governor of the State of Baja California, Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, confirmed yesterday that he will interpose a constitutional controversy to the reform approved by the state assembly and by three city councils, which validated the extension from two to five years for the coming state governorship. …

  • 14 July

    Creation of formal employment collapses 88%, shocking figure in Summer 2019

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) The economic slowdown and business uncertainty impact the creation of jobs. The Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) reported that during May 2019 3,983 formal jobs were created, a fall of 88.2 percent, compared to the same month in 2018. The creation of jobs during …

  • 12 July

    “Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act” passed by the House of Representatives

    -FWD.us Statement on Passage of the “Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act” WASHINGTON, DC. – FWD.us President Todd Schulte issued the following statement on July 10th, after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1044, or the“Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act,” by a vote of 365-65: “We congratulate Representatives Lofgren (D-CA) …

  • 12 July

    Mexicali City Council Protests Against B.C. Assembly Ruling

    By: Fidel Gastelum, Reporter With 11 votes against it and one in favor, the Mexicali City Council, in an extraordinary session, expressed its position against the reform carried out by the State Assembly of Baja California, in relation to the extension of the term for the elected governor, Jaime Bonilla, …

  • 12 July

    Calexico Councilmember Arrested

    By: Mario Conde, Reporter For the second time in less than three months, a Calexico council member is involved in a car accident that led to her arrest. Calexico’s board member, Rosie Fernandez, was arrested on Saturday, July 5, for driving under the influence. Fernandez was arrested after she hit …

  • 11 July

    The Art of Being Bilingual

    By: Ellie Burgueño Being bilingual is much more than just speaking two languages ​​fluently. Being bilingual is understanding two cultures, two countries, two communities and being involved in the process. Being bilingual is an art. In this border region, divided by a fence and a “wall”, most people certainly understand …

  • 8 July

    Institute of Human and Business Excellence shares experience with entrepreneurs in Mexicali

    -Editorial The Institute of Human and Business Excellence, led by Salvador and Yadira Gutiérrez, offered a conference aimed at entrepreneurs from Mexicali, who seek to create and strengthen alliances, with a view in the growth of the business community. The event was held at Club Camac restaurant, where the main …