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    Sunday, November 17, 2019
    PLASTER CITY — The USG Corp.’s gypsum mining and drywall operations here have been included in the San Diego Union-Tribune’s list of “Top Workplaces” for 2019. It is the third year the company has received the award from Union-Tribune. Meanwhile, the corporation announced it had received a similar award for the sixth year running from the Detroit Free Press.
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Saturday, November 16, 2019
    IMPERIAL — The Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation presented its five end-of-the year awards, as well as its Chairperson’s Award, during its annual dinner on Thursday night. Held at Pioneers Museum here, the 15th annual dinner also served as a way for IVEDC to celebrate its 20th anniversary (as it was first incorporated in 1999) and to showcase the past 20 years of economic impact ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    EL CENTRO — National Philanthropy Day is today, and the Imperial Valley had plenty to celebrate — so much so it actually started a day ahead. On Thursday, the Imperial Valley Community Foundation hosted its annual National Philanthropy Day lunch celebration at Old Eucalyptus Schoolhouse here.
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    IMPERIAL — Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture Karen Ross joined Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia, D-Coachella, on Oct. 30 in a tour intended to inspect and assess the needs of the Imperial County Fairgrounds. “We are grateful for the dedicated time and attention Secretary Ross has paid to our Imperial Valley agricultural region,” Garcia said in a release. “Last year, we ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    BRAWLEY — Whether one was wearing a trajes charros or not even old enough to enter the beer garden, everyone at the annual Mariachi Night on Wednesday was singing. A crowd of more than 7,000 gathered at Plaza Park here for the annual event, which continues to place local mariachi groups on stage for what the city Chamber of Commerce calls the “Valley’s biggest Mariachi celebration”.
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community
    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    EL CENTRO — Every high school marching band in the Valley was at Central Union High School’s Cal Jones Field Tuesday evening to strut their stuff. The 22nd annual Halftime Festival gave bands a chance not only to showcase halftime performances they’ve been working on all year, it also gave the approximately 1,200 band students a chance to see what other schools have been doing for their shows.
    Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Community
    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    IMPERIAL — City Manager Stefan Chatwin will be moving on at the end the year. Chatwin, who started in Imperial three years ago, submitted his resignation letter to the City Council on Wednesday, to accept a position as city manager of Fairfield, Calif.
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article