January, 2023

  • 27 January

    California Has a Lot to Offer Storm Victims

    By: Mark Hedin, Ethnic Media Group During a calm between storms, officials from the California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) and the state departments of Public Health, Social Services and Insurance gathered to discuss efforts to help Californians recover from the “atmospheric rivers” that have deluged the West Coast. The …

  • 27 January

    A Seeley native has become the first associate dean of athletics, exercise science and health education at Imperial Valley College

    -Editorial Enrique Lechuga Nunez comes to IVC from the three-campus CETYS University in Baja California, where he served for five years as athletic director. While at CETYS, Lechuga worked on a proposal that eventually changed NCAA legislation to allow accredited schools in Mexico to become members of an NCAA conference. …

  • 26 January

    ECRMC and Pioneers Hospital Looking to Consolidate Services

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors heard a presentation regarding the status of El Centro Regional Medical Center and the future of its services. At the meeting, it was the consensus by the Board of Supervisors, Pioneers Memorial Hospital, and El Centro Regional Center that the best way to …

  • 25 January


    -Editorial The Senator for Baja California, Gina Andrea Cruz Blackledge, expressed her support for the Mexican community in the United States, who seek to influence the decisions made in their country of origin through the election of their federal and local authorities. The money they send to the country is …

  • 25 January

    Wholesale Prices Decline in December

    -Editorial Prices for wholesale goods and services fell sharply in December, providing another sign that inflation, while still high, is beginning to ease.  The Producer Price Index for final demand declined 0.5 percent in December, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Final demand prices advanced 0.2 percent …

  • 24 January

    ECRMC Board of Trustees Accepts Hospital Management Partners Termination Notice

    -Editorial During the ECRMC Board of Trustees meeting, the Board accepted the termination notice tendered on January 14, 2023, by Hospital Management Partners (HMP) effective January 29, 2023, HMP’s contract for temporary services for Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer has been terminated as of the effective date. The …

  • 23 January

    Economic outlook for the U.S.-Mexico border in 2023

    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, Economist and Researcher Inflation will carry on the U.S.-Mexico border with slower economic growth in 2023. Economic Growth of 1.5% for the United States and 1.2% for Mexico in 2023. The economic outlook for the U.S.-Mexico border for 2023 has deteriorated under the economic challenge of …

  • 21 January

    Business People Are More Optimistic About What 2023 Will Bring

    -Editorial Alignable’s January 2023 Road to Recovery Report is out and the forecast is rather optimistic. After a rough 2022 for many small business owners, 61% feel that 2023 should be a good year for them, despite high inflation, rising interest rates, fears of recession, increasing rents, and other financial …

  • 18 January

    Global Companies Looking to Reach Net-Zero Emissions

    -Editorial A fifth of the world’s biggest companies have committed to reaching net-zero carbon emissions, according to an analysis by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit, and a large portion of those emissions come from the workplace. In recent years the emission-cutting plans of major publicly-listed companies have received an …

  • 18 January

    Inflation Begins to Stabilize in The United States

    -Editorial Rising U.S. consumer prices moderated again last month, bolstering hopes that inflation’s grip on the economy will continue to ease this year and possibly require less drastic action by the Federal Reserve to control it. Inflation declined to 6.5% in December compared with a year earlier, the government said …