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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.

March, 2023

  • 12 March

    Inspiration and a Call to Environmental Action Defines 2nd Annual Expo Verde

    -Editorial The second annual Expo Verde in Mexicali attracted families and people of the community whose primary goal was to educate citizens on how to help the environment and most importantly, to be better citizens. Right after the ribbon cutting, hundreds of people arrived at the parking lot of FEX …

  • 10 March

    CHP Event Brings Together Diverse Industries to Maintain Road Safety

    -Editorial Enjoying the morning while taking pictures of the California Highway Patrol helicopter and law enforcement vehicles, Jorge Cervantes attended the annual CHP Industrial Day on March 8 with his wife and two children. “I think it’s a good event but like how my kids are excited to learn about …

  • 9 March

    Raul Ureña Becomes First Openly Transgender Mayor of a California Border City

    -Editorial Two Years after being elected to the Calexico City Council, Raul Ureña, 25, was appointed to serve as Mayor. During the March 1 meeting, the council voted to change the Mayoral rotation to February in which the majority of the council selected Ureña to replace then-incumbent, Javier Moreno.  Ureña’s …

  • 9 March

    IID directors recognize engineers and lineman appreciation day

    -Editorial During its meeting on March 7, the IID Board of Directors saluted IID’s 162 engineers by adopting a resolution recognizing Engineers Week, which was conducted February 19-25. The district employs engineers in its Energy and Water departments who use their scientific and technical knowledge and skills (such as math …

  • 8 March

    County of Imperial Seeks Support from Congressional Committee to Promote Lithium Valley

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors approved a letter to Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-Coachella) to request a House Energy and Commerce Committee summit focused on the federal government’s role in facilitating the development of the lithium extraction industry in the Salton Sea Known Geothermal Resource Area. The County of …

  • 8 March

    Community Invited to Roberto R. Pozos Art Exhibit at Chicano Park Museum

    -Editorial With the end of the month quickly coming up on the horizon, there are still exciting events you can take part in this month at the Chicano Park Museum and Cultural Center. On February 17 begun a new exhibit featuring the artwork of Roberto R. Pozos was installed in …

  • 8 March

    Air Show is a go: All new experience ready for the public

    -Editorial Naval Air Facility El Centro (NAFEC) invites the Imperial Valley to come to visit the base for the 52nd annual air show, on March 11, 2023, with gates opening at 8:30 am., general admission and all parking are free. This year, the base is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of …

  • 7 March

    Raul Ureña Appointed as Mayor of Calexico

    -Editorial Raul Ureña was appointed as Mayor of Calexico during its regular meeting on March 1st and replaced Javier Moreno who held that position for one year and seven months. The vote to appoint Ureña was 4-1 with council member Camilo Garcia voting against it.  Councilwoman Gloria Romo was appointed …

  • 3 March

    Vincent Memorial Will Represent Imperial County in Statewide Mock Trial Competition

    -Editorial  It was another successful Mock Trial competition where high school students showed their talents and commitment. This annual event showcases the best of the local schools and a look at the future lawyers of this country. This year, Vincent Memorial High School was the winner once again and will …

  • 2 March

    Tesla to Invest in Mexico

    -Editorial Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla plans to build a Gigafactory in Monterrey, Mexico during the Investor Day conference held on March 1 in Austin, Texas. Tesla will create up to 6,000 jobs in Nuevo Leon and is considering producing batteries as the electric vehicle maker eyes further …