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    Wednesday, June 19, 2019
    OCOTILLO — The Imperial Valley Desert Museum invited the public to rediscover an ancient and educational pastime Tuesday night with its Moonrise! Stargazing event. Stargazing, or even just taking the time to look at the sky, is a now desolate hobby that was done for thousands of years by people all over the world, the event’s instructor Mike Rood explained.
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    Friday, June 14, 2019
    Our acre lot is surrounded by towering cottonwoods and eucalyptus trees which are perfect spots for nesting birds each spring. Constant chattering of birds, babies begging for food and males protecting their territories fill our yard with bird songs. The variety of visiting birds makes bird watching extra fun. Young Great Horned Owls screech high up in a eucalyptus tree each night, begging ...read more
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    Friday, June 14, 2019
    EL CENTRO — Failure of a generating unit Wednesday afternoon caused a temporary loss of power for an undetermined number of Imperial Irrigation District customers here. The outages occurred just before 3 p.m., said IID communications specialist Robert Schettler. The district responded quickly to the power loss by turning to other resources, such as tapping into its battery system, firing up gas ...read more
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    Thursday, June 13, 2019
    EL CENTRO — Recent Southwest High School graduate Mariano Peinado, was Imperial County’s recipient of the Southern California Association of Governments 2019 scholarship. Peinado, who is the son of Imperial County Public Health Department information officer Maria Peinado, will receive $4,000 in financial support and participate in a two-week internship with SCAG or a local planning agency.
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    Thursday, June 13, 2019
    Imperial County Health Department has published a list of local agencies that will once again be opening their doors to function as cool centers this summer for Imperial County residents. There are 29 locations in all. Days and hours of cool centers vary by location. The majority are available during regular business hours.
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Education