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    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    EL CENTRO — Every high school marching band in the Valley was at Central Union High School’s Cal Jones Field Tuesday evening to strut their stuff. The 22nd annual Halftime Festival gave bands a chance not only to showcase halftime performances they’ve been working on all year, it also gave the approximately 1,200 band students a chance to see what other schools have been doing for their shows.
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    BRAWLEY — Whether one was wearing a trajes charros or not even old enough to enter the beer garden, everyone at the annual Mariachi Night on Wednesday was singing. A crowd of more than 7,000 gathered at Plaza Park here for the annual event, which continues to place local mariachi groups on stage for what the city Chamber of Commerce calls the “Valley’s biggest Mariachi celebration”.
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    IMPERIAL — Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture Karen Ross joined Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia, D-Coachella, on Oct. 30 in a tour intended to inspect and assess the needs of the Imperial County Fairgrounds. “We are grateful for the dedicated time and attention Secretary Ross has paid to our Imperial Valley agricultural region,” Garcia said in a release. “Last year, we ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Human Interest
    Sunday, November 03, 2019
    EL CENTRO — Along with more than 600 communities nationwide, Imperial Valley on Saturday morning participated in Alzheimer’s Association annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s. It was the second annual walk held in the Valley, and it was the product of a collaboration between Alzheimer’s Association San Diego/Imperial Chapter, Imperial County Public Administration Area Agency on Aging and In-Home ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
    Saturday, November 02, 2019
    EL CENTRO — Dignitaries and community leaders from throughout the Valley joined Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo Friday morning in celebrating its state of the art new health and administrative center at 852 Danenberg Drive. Although the two-story, 45,000-square-foot facility has been open to the public since January, Clinicas President and CEO Yvonne Bell said there was still work being done in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    IMPERIAL — City Manager Stefan Chatwin will be moving on at the end the year. Chatwin, who started in Imperial three years ago, submitted his resignation letter to the City Council on Wednesday, to accept a position as city manager of Fairfield, Calif.
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    IMPERIAL — Earlier this month, Wendy Kosciusko, owner of Bella Salon Threads, had something of an epiphany when a 60-year-old Imperial woman wearing a face mask sat down in Kosciusko’s styling chair and asked for a haircut. There wasn’t much for the owner to cut, as the elderly woman was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and, as a result of her treatment, already had a nearly shaved head.
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Wednesday, October 30, 2019
    EL CENTRO — With the City Council here now considering the possibility of adopting an ordinance that would allow for commercial cannabis sites to operate within the city, the public gathered Tuesday to voice their opinions or concerns. The Commercial Cannabis Community Workshop drew a crowd that outsized the available seating at the El Centro Council Chambers
    Categories: City of El Centro / City Council, Community, Education, General News Article
    Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    The summer months have taken a toll on our community’s tiny shelter yet again. With record-breaking numbers of stray animals coming in and with so many people having to turn in their pets, the staff and volunteers at the Humane Society of Imperial County just cannot keep up. Even with our rescue efforts and multiple adoption events on a weekly basis, it simply isn’t enough.  Currently, the ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    Every year at Southwest High School, the Career Technical Education program searches for potential ambassadors who can help spread the message about why it is so important. Career Specialist Brandon Currin advocates for CTE at Southwest High School, and he explained how the program would benefit students.
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Monday, October 14, 2019
    IMPERIAL — A standing-room-only crowd packed the auditorium of Pioneers Museum Sunday afternoon to hear the Imperial Valley Master Chorale deliver the history of the Imperial Valley in stories and songs. The program, which was largely organized by local historian and chorale member Deborah Thornburg with chorale Director Denny Lang, wove several thematically relevant songs with intermittent ...read more
    Categories: El Centro Chamber, Human Interest