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    Monday, September 26, 2016
    “Everything,” shouted thirteen year-old Christopher Wheeler when asked what he liked most about his Make-A-Wish event. Between the firefighters, band performance and light sabers, Christopher could not distinguish a favorite part in his dream celebration which took place Saturday evening. For More Information on this article visit http://www.ivpressonline.com
    Categories: Community
    Monday, September 26, 2016
    El Grito the cry of Dolores, a symbol of Mexico’s independence arrived a bit late in El Centro yet it was just as passionate as all the celebrations. The actual Mexican Independence Day was Sept. 16 yet postponed here so as not to conflict with the Mexican Consular events in Calexico a week ago, noted Marcela Piedra, community services director for the city of El Centro. For More ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Community
    Thursday, September 22, 2016
    The fall term has just begun yet high school seniors are filling out applications for college and Imperial County Office of Education is leading the way with their semi-annual Higher Education Week range of activities to stress the importance of college and career readiness. Arriving at 16 different schools throughout the county were 32 agencies, mostly colleges but also financial aid ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, September 22, 2016
    The City Council here received a status report on One World Beef’s full operations going online that seems to hinge on obtaining an industrial discharge permit. Briefing the council on developments was David Bachtel, a wastewater senior project manager, who is a consultant to the city. OWB received a transfer of the original discharge permit when National Beef ceased operations in 2014. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Political
    Thursday, September 22, 2016
    The Gran Plaza outlet mall is inviting the public on Friday to its job fair, where more than 20 different stores will be accepting applications, resumes and conducting on-site interviews. The job fair will take place from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, at Gran Plaza, 888 W. Second St., Calexico. For more information, call 760-337-5000. For More Information on this article visit ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Thursday, September 22, 2016
    During its meeting Tuesday, the Imperial Irrigation District’s Board of Directors voted unanimously in favor of a one-time Retirement Incentives Program, the goal of which is to curb the problem with aging workforce and allow the district to trim down costs by downsizing. Human Resources Department Manager Dan DeVoy said IID employees who are 55 or older and have worked full-time for the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, IID
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    Today, 43 children across the nation will be diagnosed with some sort of cancer and 12 percent of them won’t survive. That percentage increases with the rarer form of cancers. For More Information on this article visit http://www.ivpressonline.com
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    The Women’s Auxiliary of Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District donated a check for $9,588 to PMHD, an affiliate of Scripps Healthcare Network here on Tuesday. The funds will be used for a bedside bronchoscope with disposable patient contact supplies that allows for rapid diagnosis of a pulmonary disease. The gift also allows the purchase of a pediatric exam table and lighting improvements ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    The San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Borderlands Institute has released its calendar of events for the current school year, and aside from events showcasing the research of local scholars, a number of this year’s presentations will also focus on the origins and significance of the Mexican American civil rights movement. Quite often, and quite understandably, discussions about the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, September 19, 2016
    Coming on the eve of Mexican Independence Day, Imagine School, a dual-immersion institution with classes in English and Spanish, promoted its fiesta to honor Mexico and showcase its unique status to call the community’s attention to itself in an early fall enrollment effort. Between 200 and 300 students, families and guests attended the debut Fiesta Friday at the free public charter school ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Monday, September 19, 2016
    Renewing the vigor of an already forceful leadership the Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation approved a slate of officers to its board of directors Thursday by all member investors. The officers will assume responsibility on Oct. 1 for the 2016/17 year. Steven Benson of Benson Farms, LLC assumes the chairmanship. Deborah McGarrey, public affairs manager of Southern California Gas is ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016
    Imperial County Behavioral Health Services Director Michael Horn is heading off into the sunset, with cheers and applause. At a regular Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday in El Centro, the board chambers and the connecting hallway were packed with staffers acting as cheerleaders while Horn was honored by the supervisors with a plaque for his 17 years of service as the director, 41 years overall ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016
    Calexico High School teacher Eduardo Niebla was awarded a $2,500 cash prize on Friday by the California Casualty that will go toward purchasing more equipment for his chemistry and forensic science classes. The cash prize was awarded by the San Mateo-based insurance company, and marks the 11th Academic Award it has given since the program began in 2012, a company press release stated. For More ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell is coming here Wednesday to make a major announcement as part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create jobs, cut carbon pollution and develop clean domestic energy. Phase I of the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan is a landscape-level renewable energy and conservation planning effort covering 10 million acres of public lands management by ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, August 19, 2016
    As part of the Imperial Valley College’s vision to reduce its carbon footprint and reduce its energy costs, IVC faculty along with its partners broke ground on the IVC’s microgrid project that will use solar power to cover most of the college’s energy needs. The 15-acre solar farm will be built at the north end of the campus and will generate three megawatts of solar energy. For ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education