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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.

March, 2020

  • 19 March

    California Governor Orders Everyone to Stay at Home Due to COVID-19

    -Editorial California Governor Gavin Newsom issues statewide order for people to “stay at home” amid virus outbreak. The governor issued a statewide stay at home in order to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. The order is effective Thursday night and asks residents to leave their homes only when …

  • 19 March

    Mexico Suggests the U.S. Not to Paralyze Economic Activity Due to COVID-19

    -Editorial While the stock markets in Latin America continue to drop this week, amid the uncertainty generated in the world economy by the new Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), there is also uncertainty in the Mexico-United States border region about a possible US Port of Entry closure due to the pandemic. The …

  • 19 March

    EL CENTRO ANNOUNCES EMERGENCY DECLARATION

    El Centro, CA. –  On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the El Centro City Council declared a state of local emergency within the City, effective immediately in response to the coronavirus epidemic. The purpose of the state of emergency is to give the City Manager, as the Director of Emergency Services, …

  • 19 March

    Imperial Valley School Districts Continue to Feed Students Despite Closures

    By: Mario Conde, Reporter. Luz Lopez parked in front of Rockwood Elementary School in Calexico to receive meals for her three children that are enrolled in school. Even when schools closed as a matter of precaution due to COVID-19, school districts in Imperial Valley continue to give breakfast and lunch …

  • 17 March

    Two first Coronavirus cases are officially confirmed in Baja California

    By: Fidel Gastelum, Reporter The Baja California government, through the state public health department, announced the first two confirmed cases of Coronavirus (CoVid-19), after carrying out the pertinent laboratory tests, in relation to two people residing in Mexicali, who traveled to the state of Washington, in the United States, weeks …

  • 17 March

    Supporting Small Businesses in your Community During Coronavirus Crisis

    -Editorial Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy. The community can and should support small businesses in their communities to survive during the …

  • 17 March

    Imperial County Probation Department Extends Contract with Rite Track

    By: Mario Conde, Reporter Imperial County Probation requested the board to approve the Memorandum of Understanding with Rite Track, LLC for continued services at the Evening Learning Center program for youth in Imperial County. The agreement was approved by the Board of Supervisors by a vote of 5-0 and with …

  • 16 March

    Testing starts for 1st Possible Coronavirus Vaccine in the US

    -Editorial Scientists gave the first shots in the first test of an experimental Coronavirus vaccine leading off a worldwide search for protection even as the pandemic surges. Amid the fears and actions taken by local and state governments to prevent the spread of this virus, a vaccine might be closer …

  • 16 March

    Imperial Valley Public Schools to Close Starting March 17

    -Editorial Imperial Valley schools will close effective tomorrow for the safety of the students. In an emergency meeting held March 16 between all the Superintendents and the Imperial Valley Health Department, it was decided to close all schools close beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, March 17 through Friday, April 17, in response …

  • 16 March

    Newsom Asking California Bars and Breweries to Close Due to COVID-19

    -Editorial California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday issued sweeping new restrictions in California, calling for home isolation of everyone in the state over age 65 and people with chronic disease, both high-risk populations. Faced with the threat of COVID-19, Governor Newsom issued new restrictions to avoid the spread of this …

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