January, 2021

  • 14 January

    Elizabeth Espinoza Receives Public Relations Award

    -Editorial Elizabeth Espinoza, Imperial Valley College’s Interim Communications and Governmental Relations Officer, has been selected as “New Pro of the Year” by the San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The honor, one of six annual special awards from the PRSA chapter, is given …

  • 14 January

    Vaccination Process for Medical Personnel in Baja California Began January 13

    -Editorial The application of the first Pfizer anti-Covid vaccines started in 16 distribution points in Baja California, beginning with the inoculation to the health sector, specifically doctors, nurses, and auxiliary personnel who are on the front line of battle. The Secretary of Health, Alonso Pérez Rico, stressed that the vaccine …

  • 13 January

    Reforestation campaign in Valle de Guadalupe

    -Editorial The Government of the State of Baja California, the XXIII City Council of Ensenada, through Carmen Lidia Salazar Guerra Councilor, President of the Ecology and Environment Commission, and the Provino Baja California Committee join forces to reforest the Guadalupe Valley. As part of the actions of the “Reforesting Ensenada” …

  • 13 January

    Index Mexicali Presents Work Plan

    -Editorial MEXICALI, B. C.- The 2021-2022 work plan of the Association of Maquiladoras of Mexicali (INDEX Mexicali) was presented by President José Joaquín Jiménez Arriaga. At a press conference, members of the Board of Directors, the Vice President of the Board of Directors, Alfredo García, and Salvador Maese were present. …

  • 13 January

    Gorilla Troop at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park Test Positive for COVID-19

    -Editorial Members of the Gorilla Troop at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. On Wednesday, January 6, two of the gorillas began coughing. Given current circumstances, San Diego Zoo Global initiated the process of testing fecal samples from the gorillas …

  • 11 January

    Border Travel Restrictions to Continue Until February 21

    -Editorial The border travel restrictions will continue until February 21 according to an announcement by the Mexican Government on January 11.  The border travel restrictions will now reach 11 months. The restrictions between both countries started in March of 2020 in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.  “Due …

  • 10 January

    Trump Could Be Impeached a Second Time

    -Editorial History could be made this week if Democrats vote to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time during the final days of his administration.  A growing number of Democrats are calling for the President’s impeachment due to the riots that took place last week at Capitol Hill. One …

  • 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

    Yuma Art Center exhibits look for ‘silver linings’ from the past year

    -Editorial The Yuma Art Center will premiere its first new exhibits of 2021 with works featuring a range of emotional responses to the events of 2020.  “While our exhibit and events calendar dissolved and pivoted over and over again last year, we were still seeing amazing artwork being created and …