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    Monday, January 14, 2019
    EL CENTRO — County Superior Court Judge Monica Lepe-Negrete on Friday celebrated the culmination of a hard-fought and successful campaign for a seat on the local bench with her enrobing ceremony Friday. Many of her remarks to the crowded courtroom and overflow crowd were an expression of thanks and gratitude to the many family members, colleagues and supporters in attendance.        
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    CALEXICO — The possibility of turning her love for the culinary arts into a career didn’t come to the attention of Calexico High School senior Nelly Rodriguez until she was in high school. In her opinion, she should have gotten the notion much sooner. Through the 4-H Teens-As-Teachers Cooking Academy held Thursday, Rodriguez, along with her fellow Calexico High advanced culinary arts ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Human Interest
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    EL CENTRO — About of half of Ryerson Hall at Desert Trails RV Park on Friday was filled with owners and managers from local businesses and nonprofits eager to brush up on the most important updates in California labor law effective with the new year. They came for a presentation made by attorney Nadia P. Bermudez, of the San Diego law firm Klinedinst PC, on behalf of the El Centro Chamber of ...read more
    Categories: Community, El Centro Chamber, General News Article
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    EL CENTRO — Parents within the El Centro Elementary School District were empowered with new strategies to better help their children at home at the district’s fifth annual Parent Fair, held Saturday morning at Sunflower School. More than 440 families registered to participate in the event, which, along with informational sessions for parents, featured STEM activities for TK-8 students and a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    EL CENTRO — Nowadays, when a question comes to mind — such as, what is the healthiest bottled water brand, what causes a tennis ball to lose its bounce, and does living a healthier lifestyle lead to better memory — we can pull out our cell phones and find an answer within minutes online. Or people can explore further and use the art of inquiry to answer questions such as these.  
    Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    OCOTILLO — The Imperial Valley Desert Museum has applied for two state grants that, if approved, would help expand its educational and cultural enrichment efforts targeting youth offenders. Currently, the museum is partnering with the county Probation Department to provide such opportunities to youth housed in juvenile hall and those ordered to perform community work service.
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    EL CENTRO — The Imperial County Department of Social Services is putting on a special event Monday night to aid local furloughed workers affected by the partial federal government shutdown. It isn’t known how many workers will show up to the event, said Deputy Director of Social Services Javier Duran, it is just important that the department is there for them to fulfil its mission of aiding ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
    Monday, January 07, 2019
    EL CENTRO — Dozens of family members, friends and colleagues on Friday packed the U.S. District Court courthouse here for the formal enrobing ceremony of Magistrate Judge Ruth Bermudez Montenegro. During the ceremony, several guest speakers shared heartfelt stories to describe Montenegro’s admirable personal and professional traits, which they agreed helped catapult her to such an esteemed ...read more
    Categories: Community, Papers/Research, General News Article, Political
    Friday, January 04, 2019
    NAVAL AIR FACILITY EL CENTRO — When the Naval Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, made the four-hour flight Thursday afternoon from their home base in Pensacola, Fla., to begin their winter training here for the 2019 show season, it left behind familiar surroundings, loved ones and some dreary weather. Opposing Solo pilot Lt. Cmdr. Andre Webb, of Jet No. 6, was pleased with the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Papers/Research
    Wednesday, December 26, 2018
    IMPERIAL COUNTY — Rehabilitative work is slated for six highway bridges in the near future as a result of $200,000 in funding recently being awarded by the California Transportation Commission. The rehabilitative work will include painting, deck repair and column work for four bridges on Interstate 8 and two Highway 86 bridges
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest