Agencies move forward with New River project

CALEXICO — Local, regional and state officials took the first step toward the long rehabilitation of the New River on Monday. The city of Calexico, the county of Imperial and the Imperial Irrigation District recently approved a memorandum of understanding between the three for the potential operation and maintenance costs related to New River Projects... Continue Reading →

Survivors run to pay forward support from the community

BRAWLEY — Despite going through radiation treatment for the first time on the eve of the run, Brawley resident Guadalupe Soto didn’t let that get in the way of showing her support and participating in Saturday’s event. After a routine mammogram in May, she was diagnosed with stage-one breast cancer. Thanks to the timely detection,... Continue Reading →

CRCD: Moving forward despite challenges

One of the toughest things to predict for non-profit organizations on a year-to-year basis is the amount of funding they can receive, in order to continue offering their services. Although the yearly fluctuations coming from the various sources of funding are a challenge, organizations such as the Cancer Resource Center of the Desert have managed... Continue Reading →

Scots survive Vikings’ late surge

HOLTVILLE — Despite a strong start to take a three-score lead in the first half, the Vincent Memorial High School football team only just escaped a second-half rally by Holtville High School to secure a crucial 27-20 Manzanita League victory here on Friday night. With less than two minutes left in the game, a late... Continue Reading →

DA’s office looking into IID/ZGlobal allegations

EL CENTRO — Potential conflict of interests and concerns regarding the bidding process for the Imperial Irrigation District’s Battery Storage facility are being investigated by Imperial County District Attorney’s office. In August, the Palm Springs-based newspaper, The Desert Sun published a three-part series regarding the potential conflict of interest regarding ZGlobal, an engineering firm that... Continue Reading →

IID, CAISO find common ground with Geothermal

EL CENTRO — Despite being currently entangled in litigation, the Imperial Irrigation District and the California Independent System Operator are finding some common ground, especially in their support for geothermal power procurement in California. Last week during its Board of Directors meeting, IID General Manager Kevin Kelley stated the two agencies partnered to work on... Continue Reading →

Tigers dominate Bulldogs, 58-0

IMPERIAL — The Imperial High School football team began its Imperial Valley League slate in strong fashion with a 58-0 shutout against the turnover-prone Calexico High School Bulldogs at Shimamoto-Simpson Stadium here on Friday night. The Tigers put their potential on full display on both sides of the ball as they forced a total of... Continue Reading →

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