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Staff WriterSome 100 megawatts of electricity are expected to flow to San Diego from the Calexico area later this year as the Mt. Signal Solar Project nears full commercial operation. Officials at Wednesday’s ceremonial groundbreaking touted the project’...
There long has been a disconnect, even in an area that grows much of the nation’s produce, between what is on our plates and knowing where it comes from. Remarkably, there are many among us who have no idea that the lettuce in our hamburgers, the...
Tags: Obesity, Healthy Diet, Environmental Issues, Weight, Education
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterEl Centro resident Hilda Quintanilla understands the importance of eating healthy having lost about 45 pounds. Quintanilla has been on an all-juicing diet for 3 months now, only drinking fresh fruit and vegetables every morning with her husband....
Tags: Healthy Diet
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterAfter a few months’ break, Neighborhood House of Calexico is set to bring back its El Centro farmers market with more booths, entertainment and prizes. Saturday will mark the first farmers market since June, when the group took a break for the...
Tags: Diets and Dieting, Healthy Diet
Staff WriterA resolution recommending the Imperial County Board of Supervisors start developing a long-term solar energy policy that considers the importance of preserving agricultural land was approved Wednesday by the county Planning Commission. For several...
Staff WriterEl Centro resident Cynthia Rivera had always been interested in gardening, but never really knew how to start. “But I think this will help me,” Rivera said about the fruit tree planting workshop held at the El Centro Community Garden on...
Staff WriterA new array of solar projects to be located in the county’s Northend was unanimously approved by the Imperial County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Alhambra Solar, Arkansas Solar and Sonora Solar, all to be developed by Solar Gen 2, will cover...
Staff WriterFour-year-old Samantha Larios was having a fun time Wednesday, digging in the dirt and finding worms. She got to hang out with her mom while at preschool, and she got to make flowers grow. More than that, though, the two dozen children and their parents...
Staff WriterThree solar projects to be built near Calipatria were approved by the Imperial County Planning Commission on Wednesday. Alhambra Solar, Arkansas Solar and Sonora Solar, all to be developed by Solar Gen 2, will cover about 1,450 acres of farmland and...
Staff WriterThe decision to approve two solar farms west of Calexico is now for the Board of Supervisors, as the Imperial County Planning Commission denied the project Wednesday. These are the last of a series of major development projects that county staff has...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterThe Public Benefit Program that calls for solar developers to pay a fee when establishing in the county will continue receiving comments, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors determined Tuesday. The program has three components. The first places a...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterAfter months of discussion, the Public Benefit Program that for the first time sets guidelines for proposed solar developer projects placed on farmland, was approved Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. The biggest change from the previous PBP draft is...
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