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Staff WriterBy many measures, “James” is not an unusual child. The fifth-grader has a few friends, wants to get involved in school activities and has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. He’s also the victim of schoolyard...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorA cross-country caravan led by renowned Mexican human rights activist Father Alejandro Solalinde is scheduled to stop Tuesday in Calexico. The caravan is intended to raise awareness stateside about the plight of Central American immigrants who have...
Tags: Human Rights, Mexico, Immigration, Washington, DC, Migration
Staff Writer, Copy EditorMEXICALI – The stream of Central American immigrants that treks through Mexico on the way to the United States are the face of a “humanitarian disaster” that hardly anyone seems to notice, said Father Alejandro Solalinde. Years of...
Staff WriterLocal prosecutors do not yet know when cousins Floyd Lavender III and Michael Gaines will get their retrial in a 2003 cold case that resulted in the death of teenager Courtney Bowser, but that day is coming. “A young girl was murdered and someone...
Tags: Justice System, Lawyers, Trials, Punishment, Crimes
The idea that Adolf Hitler disarmed his country en route to exterminating 6 million Jews is driving a specific kind of fear. This fear has been promoted in books and articles, letter-writing campaigns and most recently social media and even an ad in...
Despite all the current talk about immigration reform and the assurances that comprehensive legislation is at hand, one should stop short of believing that it is a done deal. After all, this is Washington, D.C., we’re talking about. Yet, one can&...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorPresident Obama on Tuesday unveiled his guiding principles for Congress to consider when they take up immigration reform in the coming months. Obama’s much-anticipated speech comes a day after a group of key Senate leaders unveiled a bipartisan...
Staff WriterMembers of the Valley community took time to reflect on the significance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s work and the future of his dream in the Valley during a special presentation on the steps of the Imperial County Superior Courthouse on Monday...
Tags: Holidays, Music, Martin Luther King Jr., NAACP, Justice System
Staff WriterThe name of Martin Luther King Jr. has been resonating all over Imperial County, from the Northend to Calexico and, of course, all over the United States these past few days. King, a prolific speaker and polarizing figure who stood for civil rights and...
Staff WriterA company contracted to digitize, archive and destroy El Centro Regional Medical Center’s X-rays defrauded the hospital, ECRMC revealed Wednesday, though it is unclear how many X-rays are missing or what the effect will be. “They failed to...
Staff WriterA U.S. citizen living in Mexicali is part of a lawsuit alleging the unconstitutionality of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s policy and practice of not allowing use of cameras and video recording near or at U.S. ports of entry, according to a...
Staff WriterThe Valley’s civic participation will be remembered the first weekend of October with the coming of Democracia, a forum that hopes to teach and inspire community involvement. “The purpose of the event is to tell a local story of civic action...
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