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    Wednesday, December 07, 2016
    Today, the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor is a chance to commemorate America’s “Greatest Generation” and the harrowing sacrifices made by the armed forces and civilian counterparts on Dec. 7, 1941. There are few surviving citizens and even fewer veterans who recall how events that day forged the steeled determination of America to prevail over aggressor nations ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, December 07, 2016
    Workforce Development Office director Miguel Figueroa spoke to the Imperial County Board of Supervisors to highlight the activities of the department in the past 18 months. Figueroa talked about how the progress the department has made under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, and also present other initiatives and program they’re currently working on. For More Information on this ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Political
    Monday, December 05, 2016
    Yuletide season cultivates a sweet tooth and it just does not get any more delightful than the 71st annual El Centro Christmas Parade. Crusin’ down Candy Cane Lane from Main and 12th Street, 116 parade entries completed the route at Bucklin Park on Saturday. The Grand Marshal was Cliff Caldwell, Valley attorney, and serving as honorary Grand Marshal was Mike Reed of Los Vigilantes, the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts
    Monday, December 05, 2016
    Naval Air Facility El Centro — This year’s silver anniversary parade at the Naval Air Facility El Centro showed like a beacon on a winter sea as the theme — Holiday Parade of Light — was illuminated full of color thanks to the Holtville High School Viking Band of Pride, whose instruments wore garland like dozens of Christmas trees. It is a small-town parade with a huge ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Community
    Monday, December 05, 2016
    A large group of students from Sunflower Elementary along with their parents and law enforcement officials came together during the first walk and bike to school day event organized in the city of El Centro. The purpose of the event was to encourage students to walk to school because it benefits them by giving them more physical activity, a sense of freedom and alleviates problems around schools ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Thursday, December 01, 2016
    After a holiday those in need are often lost in shadows as most gear up for relentless routines but thanks to a partnership forged by Spread the Love Charity and Molina Healthcare of California, a cohort of indigent were filled with sustenance and hope. Molina sponsored and helped served food to 64 El Centro homeless in Adams Park as part of the daily free meal Spread the Love has offered for the ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Thursday, December 01, 2016
    The 20th Century Fox studios had its “Miracle on 34th Street” while this small town produces its own miraculous Yuletide winter wonderland this weekend. A Frozen Christmas Downtown Imperial drops 50 tons of snow (imported Indio ice) as the city of Imperial erupts with an icy hill slope smothering the great desert southwest. The public is invited to break out the scarves and mittens ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    Students and members of the community interested in finding out more about opportunities to attend law school are invited to attend a panel discussion Dec. 8 at San Diego State University-Imperial Valley campus. The panel discussion will feature representatives from several law schools, including the University of San Diego, Chapman University and California Western. For More Information on this ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    Choosing a career and planning an academic pathway can be a tall order for young middle and high school students who are already looking ahead. With the goal to help young girls in the Valley, Mexican American National Association (MANA) de Imperial Valley will host its second annual Young Ladies Leadership Conference on Saturday at Imperial Valley College from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For More ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    For the first time ever, the dinosaur exhibit Jurassic Quest will be on display at the Imperial Valley Expo in Imperial beginning Friday afternoon and ending Sunday night. The traveling exhibit aims to provide an adventure for the whole family to explore the world of dinosaurs in an exciting and educational way. For More Information on this article visit http://www.ivpressonline.com
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts
    Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    The 25th annual Holiday Parade of Lights is set to take place Friday evening at Naval Air Facility El Centro. Hosted by NAF, the parade is a free-admission family event where guests will be able to see the base light up with holiday cheer. The parade is open to the public and is inclusive of any beliefs or religion. For More Information on this article visit http://www.ivpressonline.com
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts
    Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    With Black Friday getting a jump start on Thanksgiving many looking for gifts find shopping simpler on Small Business Saturday. Originally held the Saturday following Thanksgiving in Roslindale Village, Massachusetts, in 2010, it is the other side of the coin of Black Friday mall frenzy, focusing on independent brick and mortar shops. Open since 1979 Driscoll’s Surf and Skate Shop is an ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    Christmas in a small town is often a cause for a big production and the 71st Christmas Parade will spare no tinsel to share the joys of the Christmas holiday as many participants of years past return to delight Valley residents who revel in the annual fete. All Valley residents are urged to dash downtown to celebrate the Christmas spirit as the El Centro Chamber of Commerce and Los Vigilantes ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts