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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.

September, 2020

  • 17 September

    Trump Nominates Mexican Actor, Eduardo Verastegui, for Key Position in his Administration

    -Editorial President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to Nominate and Appoint Individuals to Key Administration Posts. Among them is actor Eduardo Verastegui, of Florida, to be a Member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Hispanic Prosperity. The actor has been considered to be part of the Trump administration and …

  • 17 September

    Calexico City Council Approves Lending Program for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

    -Editorial In an effort to support local businesses get back on their feet and support low-income people pay their utility bills, the Calexico City Council approved a series of items at their Sept. 16 meeting to support those that have been affected by COVID-19 the most. Small businesses have faced …

  • 17 September

    Border Travel Restrictions to Continue in October

    -Editorial Due to the continuing spread of COVID-19, Mexico asked the United States to extend the border restrictions for one more month, the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Relations announced on September 17. “After reviewing the development of the spread of COVID19, Mexico proposed to the United States the extension, for …

  • 16 September

    El Centro Awarded Funds from the State Homekey Project

    -Editorial Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the first round of awards for Homekey, California’s nation-leading $600 million programs to purchase and rehabilitate housing – including hotels, motels, vacant apartment buildings and other properties – and convert them into permanent, long-term housing for people experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. …

  • 16 September

    Mexicali and Imperial County Sign Collaboration Agreement

    -Editorial Mexicali and Imperial County signed an agreement that will mark the beginning of cooperation between both entities moving forward. Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and District 2 Supervisor Luis A. Plancarte joined with Presidente Municipal de Mexicali, Baja California, Marina del Pilar Avila Olmeda, to sign a Memorandum …

  • 16 September

    Restoring The New River Is a Priority for Calexico

    -Editorial Residents living on the west side of Calexico have suffered the effects of the New River. That river flows between two countries has been one of the most complicated binational environmental problems that at times it seems that it didn’t have a solution.  Thankfully and with the collective efforts …

  • 16 September

    Mexican Consulate in Calexico Celebrates Independence Day

    -Editorial The Cry of Independence was given the morning of September 15, at the Mexican Consulate in Calexico by Consul General Tarcisio Navarrete Montes de Oca. While the pandemic forced to cancel the traditional community event, the tradition was kept alive here in this border community. Calexico has celebrated Mexican …

  • 15 September

    Childers Wants to Bring His Business and Government Experience to The IID Board

    -Editorial Ryan Childers is running for a seat with the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors. Childers is running against candidate JB Hamby in November. During the March primary, IID Director Bruce Kuhn was defeated and did not make it to the runoff. Kuhn has since endorsed Childers’ candidacy. Childers …

  • 15 September

    Cattle Call Rodeo to be held this year without spectators due to pandemic

    -Editorial Brawley, CA.– This year’s Cattle Call Rodeo will take place at Cattle Call Arena Nov. 14 and 15, but it will be held without attendees, a decision reached by the Rodeo Committee recently and supported by the City of Brawley and Imperial County. The Rodeo Committee is working on …

  • 14 September

    Travel Industry Inspires Americans to Plan a Future Trip

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- As states and cities move to reopen, the American travel industry has launched a major campaign with a clear message for Americans: It’s OK to start planning your next trip—whenever it may be. The “Let’s Go There” campaign, which will extend into 2021, is the result of an …

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