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REGIONAL

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.

January, 2021

  • 10 January

    Independent Contractor Rule Announced

    -Editorial The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a final rule clarifying the standard for employee versus independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). “This rule brings long-needed clarity for American workers and employers,” said U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia. “Sharpening the test to determine who …

  • 10 January

    Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Responds to Governor Newsom’s Initial 2021 Budget Proposal

    -Editorial Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) has released the following statements on Governor Gavin Newsom’s initial 2021-22 State Budget proposal: “As California moves to combat this pandemic, rebuild our economy, and uplift our families and communities struggling to make ends meet, I thank Governor Newsom for presenting us with a balanced …

  • 9 January

    Jaime Davila registers as citizen candidate for State Assembly with PBC

    -Editorial MEXICALI, B.C.- The application for registration by Public Accountant and Lawyer, Jaime Davila Galvan as a candidate for the state assembly to the II Local Electoral District in Baja California was done at the facilities of the Baja California Party last Friday, January 8 (PBC). It is important to …

  • 9 January

    Ricky Martin Will Be Recognized for His Career as A Human Rights Activist

    -Editorial If there is a name that since reaching the peak of his career has not ceased to sensitize society about various causes that deserve attention, as well as use his voice and position as a link to unite wills and seek solutions, it is Ricky Martin. His humanitarian work …

  • 8 January

    SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening

    -Editorial The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote access to capital, initially, only community financial institutions will be able to …

  • 8 January

    Baja California Government Prepares Vaccination Process Against COVID-19

    -Editorial The Baja California Ministry of Health announced the arrival of a representative at the Mexican government who arrived in the State to review the operation of the eventual vaccination process against Covid-19. “We will have a meeting with Governor Jaime Bonilla Valdez and then we will go with General …

  • 8 January

    Deadline Extended for First Round of Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program Applications

    -Editorial California’s Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA), part of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), announced that the deadline for the first round of applications for the Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program will be extended until January 13, 2021. The program, which officially opened …

  • 7 January

    Imperial County Explains Vaccination Schedule Procedure

    -Editorial As the vaccination rollout continues in Imperial County, the local health department is prioritizing the schedule of how essential workers will get the vaccine. The mission is hard as the Imperial County Health Department needs to abide by the different phases and vaccine availability. Imperial County Health Department Director …

  • 7 January

    Grand Jury to Investigate Issues Related to the Auditor-Controller Performance

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors voted to have a Grand Jury investigation to look at the situation at the Auditor-Controller Office. The board met in the first meeting of the year. Their first order of business was to elect Supervisor District 3 Michael Kelley as the new Chairman …

  • 6 January

    Trump Supporters Create Chaos in Washington D.C.

    -Editorial  Angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, marching through the building, shouting and waving Trump and American flags, and forcing a halt to congressional deliberations over challenges to Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. Senators were being evacuated.  Some House lawmakers tweeted they were sheltering in …

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