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    Thursday, March 23, 2017
    Ask 55-year-old Gerardo “Eddie” Paez how he spent Tuesday, and he will bust a little dance move, mimic some boxing punches and use hand gestures to describe the key to the city he received during the community’s daylong commemoration of World Down Syndrome Day 2017. Paez, lovingly known as Eddie, also shared how he took part in a soccer tournament, tree-planting ceremony as well ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, March 23, 2017
    The California Department of Transportation will begin construction of eight projects in Imperial County this year, officials said Wednesday as part of the annual District 11 update. The eight projects represent an investment in the region of almost $200 million. The projects are the final set of projects Caltrans initially announced in the fall of 2015 totaling $500 million. For More Information ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    Serving as a beacon of hope for women with breast cancer for more than 19 years, Between Women Inc. will also be known as Imperial Valley Cancer Support Center offering support services to males and females with any type of cancer. In order to bring awareness of their encompassing battle against all types of cancer, Between Women hosted the Brawley Cancer Walk Kickoff at the North Plaza on ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    Competitive spirit is a great American tradition and Imperial County’s 12th annual Regional Spelling Bee was the bridge between school competition and the Scripps Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., to crown a national champion. Fifty-eight students from 30 schools from across the county competed at the Jimmie Cannon Theater for the Performing Arts on Wednesday for a regional champion, who ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    A federal agent tasked with investigating local Internet crimes against children warned Southwest High School students Tuesday that they should take extra precaution with the information they share online about themselves, as well as who they share that information with. Aside from one’s normal intended audience, a minor’s social media account has the tendency to attract people who ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    The first of the three-day Renewable Energy and Water Summit kicked off on Wednesday with a series of tours exploring the diverse renewable energy projects within the Valley and an opportunity for businesses to begin making contacts. Guests had a choice to take part in one of three different tours which allowed them to have a close look at different renewable sources being produced in the county. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    Four candidates have filed to run for the open Division 1 seat at Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors after the filing period closed on Friday. The four candidates seeking the open seat include former IID board member Tony Gallegos, teacher Blake Miles, current Imperial Community College District Trustee Juanita Salas and retired businessman Ed Snively. For More Information on this ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political, IID
    Friday, March 10, 2017
    Every year as the Blue Angels prepare for the annual Air Show a few locals get the opportunity to fly with one of the pilots in an experience of a lifetime. Among those that had the unique opportunity to do so this year was Calexico High School Principal Gabrielle Williams-Ballesteros, who was nominated by the Master Chief of the school’s Navy Cadet program to ride with one of the Blue ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Friday, March 10, 2017
    The Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, better known as Blue Angels, is finalizing its preparations for the annual Air Show that has delighted and awed the local community for 50 years. Gates for the show will open at 9 a.m. and the flights will take place from 11 a.m. through 5 p.m. For More Information on this article visit http://www.ivpressonline.com
    Categories: Fun Facts, Community