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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.

November, 2017

  • 8 November

    MaCristy de Hermosillo was remembered as part of the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico

    By: Ellie Burgueño In Mexico, every 2nd of November the Day of the Dead (known as Día de Muertos in Spanish) is celebrated. On this holiday, Mexicans remember and honor their deceased loved ones. Being a festive and colorful holiday celebrating the lives of those who have passed on. Mexicans visit cemeteries, …

  • 8 November

    Discover why Yuma County Arizona has become the preferred location for expanding operations between Mexico and the United States

    Statistics prove this is the safest border in the Southwest and due to this positive environment we have grown our population an impressive 27% since the year 2000. Within a sixty minute radius you have 1,544,454 people living and working within the boundaries of four states and two countries.  Being …

  • 8 November

    Imperial County Supervisors Applaud Adoption of State Water Board Stipulated Order

    Yesterday, the California State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) adopted the final draft stipulated order that includes new independent conditions that are significant to Salton Sea restoration.  The Board’s action yesterday revises State Water Board Order WRO 2002-0013, which was approved in 2002 authorizing the largest agricultural to …

  • 6 November

    Border Study show shopping habits by Mexicali residents in Imperial Valley

    By: Mario Conde It’s been known for decades that Mexicali shoppers are the economic driving force in the Imperial Valley. Thousands of Mexicali residents cross the border every day to spend their money and support our local economy. Thanks to them, the Valley has grown and many retailers have decided …

  • 5 November

    Agreement Signed Between Parties to Restore the New River

    The Imperial Irrigation District, County of Imperial and City of Calexico signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly work in the New River Improvement Project. Under the agreement, the city, county and IID will contribute to the operation and maintenance costs for the New River Improvement Project once it is …

  • 2 November


    If you live in Baja California, you are advised to delay your clocks one hour starting Saturday night The State Administration headed by Governor Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, through the General Secretariat of Government, informs the general public that time will change this Sunday November 5 in Baja California, so …

October, 2017

  • 31 October

    Binational Health Week Ends with Farmworkers Fair

    After a month of full activities during Binational Health Week, the Mexican Consulate in Calexico hosted the 15th Annual Farmworkers Health Fair were hundreds of farm workers receive free health screening and a delicious breakfast. The farm workers health fair is the last activity in the binational health month that …

  • 29 October

    New River Improvement Project Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony

    Imperial Irrigation District, City of Calexico, and Imperial County to host signing ceremony next week Monday, October 30, the City of Calexico, Imperial Irrigation District, and Imperial County will host a historic ceremony to commemorate the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the New River Improvement Project (NRIP) …

  • 10 October

    Yuma Desalting Plant to conduct test of the Emergency Chemical Alarm System

    Yuma, Ariz. – On Thursday, October 12, 2017, the Bureau of Reclamation’s Yuma Desalting Plant (YDP), located at 7301 Calle Agua Salada, will conduct a test of its emergency chemical alarm system. The test will be conducted to verify that the plant’s emergency readiness system is fully operational to support evacuation …

  • 4 October

    Consulate Inaugurates Health Week

    The Consulate of Mexico in Calexico inaugurated the Binational Health Week initiating prevention activities in Mexicali and Imperial Valley. A bi-national epidemiological surveillance agreement was also signed at the ceremony between the Imperial County Health Department, the Secretary of Health of the State of Baja California, and the Faculty of …