Spartans outlast Scots challenge

EL CENTRO — The Central Union High School Spartans improved to 5-0 after they muscled a victory over the Vincent Memorial High School Scots 56-41 at Cal Jones Field on Friday night. The difference in the game was the Spartan defense, which was able to handle the high-powered Scots’ offense. The CUHS defense forced four... Continue Reading →

Salton Sea: State to consider water import proposals

NORTH SHORE — As a result of the Aug. 31 meeting between local officials and Gov. Jerry Brown, it was announced on Saturday morning that the state is preparing to take a closer look at water import projects to be considered as part of a long-term fix for the Salton Sea. During a public meeting... Continue Reading →

Brawley’s Comite Civico nets $100,000 grant from Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

BRAWLEY — Renowned Hollywood actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio announced a $100,000 grant to Brawley-based Comite Civico del Valle for its air monitoring system recently. The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) distributed $20 million to more than 100 organizations as part of six areas of emphasis for the foundation: climate change, wildlife and landscape conservation,... Continue Reading →

IID Joins agreement on Colorado River

After some confusion and two hours of discussion, the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors voted Tuesday to accept the terms of Minute 323 and become one of the partner agencies. With the goal of setting a more efficient management of the Colorado River water sharing agreement, U.S. water agencies and Mexico are closer to finalizing... Continue Reading →

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