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    Friday, September 11, 2020
    LONG BEACH — Coursework at all 23 California State University system campuses, including San Diego State University-Imperial Valley, will continue to be delivered primarily online when the spring semester begins in January, CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White announced Thursday. “After extensive consultation with campus presidents and other stakeholders, and careful consideration of a multitude of ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, IVC / SDSU-IV, Education, Imperial County / Board of Supervisors
    Friday, September 11, 2020
    CALIPATRIA — Calipatria Unified School District and the Calipatria-Niland Family Resource Center helped celebrate the new school year by offering help to students and their families in the form of free food and clothing. For some students, it was also, quite literally, a chance to come “back” to school for the first time in a while.Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached ...read more
    Categories: Education, Imperial County / Board of Supervisors, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, September 10, 2020
    IMPERIAL VALLEY — About 56 current and potential green-thumbed Valleyites joined in on a free Zoom webinar held by Imperial County’s University of California Cooperative Extension Wednesday, September 9, for the first of six webinars on small yield gardening. The Building Our Local Foodshed: Gardening Webinar Series held by the UCCE-Imperial takes place every other week from September 9 until ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Thursday, September 10, 2020
    IMPERIAL — As a lifelong student athlete and current athletics coach at Imperial Valley College, Hector Vildosola knows the importance of having a mascot that athletes and students can rally behind and identify with. But the reality for the women’s softball head coach is that any reference to IVC’s Arabs mascot is largely void from its team jerseys and gear, as well as home game play-by-play ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, IVC / SDSU-IV
    Thursday, September 10, 2020
    SAN DIEGO — Approximately 117,000 families in the 40th Senate District, which encompasses portions of San Diego County and all of Imperial County, are eligible for a discounted internet service program, but are not enrolled. State Sen. Ben Hueso, D-Chula Vista, shared this statistic during a virtual town hall discussion he held Wednesday morning.Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Imperial County / Board of Supervisors, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Wednesday, September 09, 2020
    EL CENTRO — An informal survey of local public school districts suggests that overall enrollment is at levels comparable to last school year, with those experiencing slightly lower numbers indicating that the drops may not necessarily be due to COVID-19. Of the six local school districts that responded to an inquiry about their respective enrollment amid the pandemic, half reported comparably ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Imperial County / Board of Supervisors