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June, 2020

  • 29 June

    Cam Newton New England’s New Quarterback

    -Editorial Cam Newton will get a fresh start after reportedly agreeing to a deal with the New England Patriots. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, Newton and New England settled on an “a one-year, incentive-laden” contract. The Carolina Panthers released the quarterback after nine seasons. Newton will replace Tom …

  • 27 June

    Residents Are Asking Governor Newsom to Move Imperial County to Stage 1 Again

    -Editorial Reacting to the Governor’s recommendation and feeling a lack of commitment from County officials, a petition is circulating asking the governor to revert the valley back to Stage 1 of the recovery plan. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement on June 26 asking Imperial County to return to a Stay-At-Home order …

  • 27 June

    Imperial County Reacts to Governor Newsom’s Stay-At-Home Recommendation

    -Editorial In an emergency meeting held on June 26, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors met to discuss the recent announcement by Gov. Newsom asking Imperial County to revert back to the Stay-At-Home order since the positivity rates for the county are high and hospitalizations have increased. Imperial County Board …

  • 27 June

    Digital Health Empowering People

    -Editorial Globally, with 9 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and over 400,000 deaths reported to WHO, the pandemic continues to accelerate, with a record number of new coronavirus cases reported on Sunday, with 183,020 confirmed in 24 hours. Over 2.5 million cases have been reported from Europe. While the European Region …

  • 26 June

    California Governor Says Imperial County Should Go Back to A Stay-At-Home Order

    -Editorial Imperial County has been advised to revert back to a “Stay-At-Home” order due to the current COVID situation, California Governor Gavin Newsom said during his daily press conference. Newsom began his press conference talking that Imperial County is one of the 5 counties they are closely monitoring and been …

  • 26 June


    Starting this Friday, June 26, in the Zona Centro Port of Entry, West, Los Algodones, and San Luis Rio Colorado. Authorities will control the entry of foreigners and citizens to the city for tourism or non-essential activities and will avoid the introduction of beers, wines, and liquor into Mexico. Mexicali, …

  • 26 June

    Census Caravan Wants People to Be Counted

    -Editorial A caravan of automobiles paraded around Calexico to encourage people to be counted on the Census 2020. The city of Calexico hosted the census caravan to promote the census and the importance of being counted. This was the latest caravan parade that has taken place in the Imperial Valley. …

  • 26 June

    New Survey Tracks Health Issues from Red Tide Exposure in Baja and Southern California

    From March 30 to May 31, 2020, beachgoers noticed record-breaking counts of Lingulodinium polyedra (L. polyedra), a species of phytoplankton that created a red tide along the Baja and California coasts from Ensenada to Ventura. During the day, a thick brown-red plume could be seen at beaches and bays across …

  • 25 June

    IOC joins forces with WHO and the United Nations to fight COVID-19

    -Editorial On Olympic Day, 23 June 2020, the International Olympic Committee and WHO together with the United Nations launch a partnership to encourage individuals and communities around the world to be #HEALTHYTogether. The three partners and Olympic athletes will spotlight the global collaboration needed to stay healthy and reduce the spread and …

  • 25 June

    Calexico Rotary Club Finishes a Successful Year

    -Editorial The pandemic can’t stop “Service Above Self”, and thanks to Zoom Rotary Clubs have been able to continue with their regular meetings. The Calexico Rotary Club celebrated the end of the year cycle on Zoom June 24. The meeting was the presidential change ceremony that celebrated Maria Lucas ending …