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May, 2021

  • 1 May

    The Importance of Physical Fitness During the Pandemic

    -Editorial The COVID-19 pandemic means that many of us are staying at home and sitting down more than we usually do. It’s hard for a lot of us to do the sort of exercise we normally do. It’s even harder for people who don’t usually do a lot of physical …

April, 2021

  • 30 April

    Five Tips to Take Care of the Self-Esteem of Boys and Girls

    -Editorial Moving towards the new normal and preventive confinement against COVID-19 are two issues that continue to apply.  For boys and girls, these are unexpected situations that have implied drastic changes, such as taking distance classes, greeting family members through the screens, not living in open spaces with their friends, …

  • 30 April

    Supervisors Approve Promotions for Imperial County District Attorney Staff

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors approved a series of actions that will help the Imperial County District Attorney’s Office retain and promote attorneys and increase their compensation. Over the last several years, the District Attorney’s Office has lost almost all its experienced attorneys to retirement and other counties …

  • 30 April

    IID makes energy-saving guides available

    -Editorial To help Imperial Irrigation District customers conserve energy and money on their electric bill, the district has assembled a list of low- and no-cost energy-saving tips for residential and small business customers. The guide addresses the following topics and includes many more tips: Air Conditioners. Routinely clean air filter, …

  • 30 April

    Governor Newsom Signs Bill Giving Small Business a $6.2 Billion Tax Cut

    -Editorial Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill that will give the hardest-hit businesses by the pandemic a $6.2 billion tax cut over the next six years – a critical lifeline that will help get our small businesses back on their feet and an important component of California’s economic recovery strategy. …

  • 29 April

    DHS Announces Extension of REAL ID Full Enforcement Deadline

    -Editorial Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending the REAL ID full enforcement date by 19 months, from October 1, 2021, to May 3, 2023, due to circumstances resulting from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  The pandemic has significantly impacted states’ ability …

  • 27 April

    Calexico and Mexicali Mayors Meet to Discuss Future Binational Collaboration

    -Editorial The relationship between the sister cities of Mexicali and Calexico took a step forward with a meeting between the two Mayors on April 26.  Calexico Mayor Rosie Arreola Fernandez and Mexicali Mayor Lupita Mora met to talk about the importance of continuing a binational relationship between the two cities. …

  • 22 April

    Arizona Governor Visits Yuma to Declare a State of Emergency at The Border

    -Editorial  Governor Doug Ducey and a delegation of state lawmakers toured Arizona’s border in Yuma and received a briefing on the escalating humanitarian and security crisis from Border Patrol, local law enforcement, and community leaders. The tour follows the Governor’s announcement to issue a Declaration of Emergency and deploy the Arizona National …

  • 20 April

    Border Travel Restrictions to Canada and Mexico Will Continue in May

    -Editorial And so, the spring arrived, and with it another month that people without a visa will not be able to enter the United States.  It’s been thirteen months ever since that international travel was restricted due to the pandemic and most likely will continue since the border area is …

  • 19 April

    Business People Still Have Difficulty Paying Rent

    -Editorial The Alignable April Rent Report has just been issued and the insights show both some nice improvement among key industries – restaurants and retail, in particular — but ongoing challenges for minority business owners. More than half of all minority-owned small businesses (53%) could not pay their full rent …