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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.

May, 2024

  • 12 May

    California-Mexico Border: New Law Paves the Way for Cross-Border Education

    -Editorial In a move aimed at increasing cross-border educational opportunities and workforce diversity, Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed Assembly Bill 91 into law. The legislation establishes a pilot program to provide discounted tuition rates for low-income students residing near the California-Mexico border. This initiative marks a significant step forward in …

  • 11 May

    The Heavy Toll of Alzheimer’s on Women

    -Editorial The primary risk factor for Alzheimer’s is age, and California is older than it’s ever been, being home to more adults aged 65 and over than any other state. Women are especially impacted by this disease, making up nearly two-thirds of those diagnosed and over 60% of caregivers. With …

  • 11 May

    Baja California Congress Approves to Incorporate Symbolic Violence Against Women into Legislation

    -Editorial The unanimous approval of Opinion Number 40 by the Commission on Gender Equality and Youth during the Plenary Session of Congress marks a significant step forward in the pursuit of gender equality and the eradication of violence against women in Baja California. This opinion pertains to the proposed reforms …

  • 10 May

    SDSU Imperial Valley Commencement Celebrated Academic Triumphs

    -Editorial It was the end of the journey for San Diego State University students who walked to get their diplomas as they graduated from the university to the delight and pride of their family and friends present. The commencement ceremony took place on May 8 at the SDSU campus in …

  • 9 May

    End of an Era: Calexico City Council Ousts Ureña and Manzanarez After Recall Election Victory

    -Editorial In a decisive action marking the end of the most controversial era in Calexico’s political history so far, the City Council officially accepted the results of the April 16 Special Election, thereby removing Raul Ureña and Gilberto Manzanarez from their positions. Manzanarez and Urena left the city council chambers …

  • 8 May

    IID Board Declares May to Be Water Safety Month

    -Editorial With the summer heat approaching and breaks from school to follow, the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors, during the Board’s May 7 meeting, adopted a resolution designating the month of May as “Water Safety Month” in the Imperial Valley. The Board’s action clears the way for IID’s iconic …

  • 8 May

    The Aspen Institute Names Semifinalists for Prestigious 2025 Aspen Prize

    -Editorial The Aspen Institute named 20 semifinalists for the 2025 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The $1 million award is the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among community colleges. The institutions selected for this honor stand out among more than 1,000 community colleges nationwide as having …

  • 7 May

    LA Schools Urgently Transforming from Asphalt to Green Haven

    -Editorial As the temperature soars higher year after year in Southern California, it becomes more important than ever to do the hard work of increasing the shade and green areas of the city, updating parks, and undertaking the long-overdue effort to change vast asphalt schoolyards into living spaces. This work …

  • 7 May

    Law Day 2024: Building Bridges and Empowering Communities at Imperial County Superior Court

    -Editorial Law Day 2024 was celebrated at the Imperial County Superior Court with great enthusiasm and the opportunity to make connections. This annual event, which takes place at the beginning of May, brought together law enforcement agencies, non-profit organizations, and residents to celebrate the rule of law and foster trust …

  • 6 May

    California’s Medi-Cal Transformation Addresses Social Needs for Unhoused Citizens

    -Editorial As the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) transforms Medi-Cal, California is making the nation’s most ambitious effort to address social needs, like housing and at-home support, through health care. This multi-year initiative, which provides insurance for one in three — or 15 million — Californians, now includes social …

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