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REGIONAL

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.

January, 2024

  • 28 January

    Federal Reserve’s Key Inflation Gauge Sees 0.2% Uptick in December, Registers 2.9% Annual Increase

    -Editorial The latest data on inflation, released on Friday, revealed a moderation in the rate of price increases as 2023 concluded. In December, the Commerce Department’s personal consumption expenditures price index, a crucial metric for the Federal Reserve, rose by 0.2% every month and 2.9% annually, excluding food and energy. …

  • 27 January

    Local Filmmaker Roy Dorantes Receives International Recognition for “Ni Una Más”

    -Editorial Imperial Valley filmmaker Roy Dorantes has been making waves in the international film circuit with his film, “Ni Una Más” (Not One More). The film, which addresses the pressing issue of domestic violence, has recently been named Best International Film at the prestigious Bucharest Film Festival in Romania and …

  • 25 January

    Special Recall Election Will Cost Calexico $128,346

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors authorized the Registrar of Voters to conduct the special recall election targeting Raul Urena and Gilberto Manzanarez on April 16 at their regular meeting on Jan. 23. The election, scheduled for April 16, comes with an exorbitant price tag of $128,346 for Calexico. …

  • 23 January

    CETYS Celebrates a Year of Achievements with Spotlight on Successful Programs

    -Editorial CETYS University held a press conference on Jan. 22nd to showcase the achievements of the past year. Led by Dr. Fernando Leon Garcia, Rector of CETYS University System, the event provided an opportunity to show the university’s milestones and groundbreaking initiatives. During the press conference, Dr. Leon Garcia highlighted …

  • 23 January

    FTC’s CARS Rule Aims for Transparency, Faces Legal Hurdles

    -Editorial The thought of driving off the lot in a new car can be both stressful and exhilarating. But if the dealer engages in dishonest practices, the process can get as stressful as a pile-up on your morning commute.  The FTC’s Combating Auto Retail Scams (CARS) Rule, which was announced …

  • 19 January

    IVEDC’s XVII Annual Dinner Highlights Impressive Economic Growth in Imperial Valley

    -Editorial On January 18th, the Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC) hosted its much-anticipated 17th Annual Dinner at the Del Rio Country Club in Brawley, California. The event, attended by the business community and public sector, celebrated upcoming projects poised to enhance the community’s quality of life. As the county’s …

  • 19 January

    Overdraft fees could drop to as low as $3 under White House Proposal

    -Editorial The cost to overdraw a bank account could drop to as little as $3 under a proposal announced by the White House, the latest effort by the Biden administration to combat fees it says pose an unnecessary burden on consumers. Research shows that fees charged at the back end …

  • 18 January

    Calexico Braces for Recall Election as Dissatisfaction Mounts Against Council Members

    -Editorial A recall election against Calexico Mayor Raul Urena and Councilman Gilberto Manzanares is set to take place on April 16. This electoral process, fueled by mounting concerns and dissatisfaction among residents, aims to address the performance and leadership of these two officials. As the election draws near, the city …

  • 17 January

    Canacintra President Gives Annual Report Focusing on Energy and Water Affairs

    -Editorial  Francisco Fuentes Arestegui, president of CANACINTRA, took the podium to present the annual report of the organization’s activities during the past year. The event, attended by industry leaders and members, shed light on CANACINTRA’s important contributions to fostering growth and development within the sector. For the industrialists of Mexicali, …

  • 17 January

    IMF Warns That Nearly 40% of Global Jobs at Risk Due to AI

    -Editorial The rapid evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) has sparked global fascination and concern, and has started a crucial examination of its potential consequences for the world economy.  As AI permeates economies in intricate ways, forecasting its net effect remains challenging. However, it is evident that the world must establish …

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