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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.

October, 2016

  • 5 October

    INDEX Productivity Forum took place in Mexicali

    By: Claudette Sánchez Mexicali, Baja California.- With the aim of promoting business development within the city and boost competitiveness in various sectors, the third edition of the Forum Productivity and Business Development organized by INDEX Mexicali was inaugurated this past Thursday, taking place at the FSTSE. The President of the …

  • 5 October

    Ohtli Award Bestowed Upon ICOE Migrant Education Program Director

    The Consulate of Mexico in Calexico and El Centro, CA bestowed one of its highest honors to Dr. Sandra Kofford; the prestigious National Ohtli Award. The Ohtli Award recognizes Mexican, Mexican-American, or Latino leaders whose efforts have contributed significantly to the empowerment of Mexican communities abroad. Ohtli is a Náhuatl …

  • 2 October

    The City of Calexico celebrated its 5th “Pretty in Pink” luncheon

    CALEXICO, CA – Pretty in Pink is an annual celebration that brings women of all ages together to cheer on the hope, faith and courage from our local survivors. Lunch from 2GO Salads, fashion show by Dillard’s and local art was enjoyed at the Carmen Durazo Cultural Arts Center. More than …

September, 2016

  • 29 September

    Borderlands Institute to show documentary about the history of latino vote in the U.S.

    By: Mario Conde The San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus Borderlands Institute, in collaboration with KPBS Latino Public Broadcasting, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, announced a free screening and discussion of the film, Willie Velasquez: Empowering the People. The screening will take place Friday, September 30, at 6:30 …

  • 21 September

    Leadership change in FAPERMEX

    By: Teodoro Rentería Arróyave. Ensenada, Baja California.- The leadership of the Federation of Mexican Journalists Association (FAPERMEX) period concluded, electing M.A. in journalism Maria Consuelo Eguía Tonello, better known as Colila Eguia, as its president for the period of 2016-2019, relieving the Bachelor Raul Teodoro Rentería Villa in the period …

  • 21 September

    Automotive Industry Strengthens New Investments in Baja California

     Press Release. Tijuana.- The new Hyundai plant in Rosarito will be completely inaugurated next October; this project signifies an investment of $85 millions and a creation of 2,000 direct jobs. On a tour accompanied by top officials of the company, the Federal delegate of the Ministry of Economy in Baja …

  • 20 September

    The Mexican Consulate in Calexico organized the traditional “Grito de Independencia”

    By: Mario Conde The Mexican Consulate in Calexico, on September 17th, organized the traditional “Grito de Independencia” at Crummet Park in Calexico where families enjoyed a great evening full of music and Mexican tradition. The artisitic lineup this year was made of Edgar Valentin with Mariachi Mixteco, Ballet Folklorico Municipal …

  • 13 September

    Businessmen Visit Washington to advocate for the Cali-Baja Region

    By: Claudette Sanchez San Diego -Tijuana. September 8th, 2016.- With the objective of generating various benefits in the Cali-Baja region and serving and optimizing the crossings and border trade, infrastructure and health, “Mission to Washington DC” will be held for the tenth time, which was organized by the Regional Chamber …

  • 12 September

    Deluxe Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Open in Scottsdale, Arizona

    Source: All About Arizona News Samuel Smith Medical marijuana dispensary Harvest is sowing the seeds for commercially available bud before it’s entirely legal. Anticipating the passing of Prop 205, which would legalize recreational marijuana use, Harvest hopes to be one of the dispensaries granted an exclusive license to sell marijuana …

  • 8 September

    Mexicali lagoon system moves forward: Governor Francisco Vega

    It includes the Mexico, Xochimilco and Campestre lagoons in a multiyear program MEXICALI, BC- Tuesday, August 9th, 2016.- The Governor Francisco Vega de Lamadrid , led the presentation of the progress of one of the most important regeneration projects for Mexicali, as is the Master Plan for the Lagoon System …