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Heber was long thought of as a sleepy little village with life revolving around a big feedlot and a fine little general store. Heber, though, has become much more than that in recent years. Housing subdivisions have mushroomed on the town’s...
From the Imperial Irrigation District’s end of things, the actual investigation into hundreds of emails stolen from a director’s computer has been finished. The next step is to turn over the evidence to state and local law enforcement for...
The Imperial Valley Desert Museum finds itself in a quagmire. The museum, the brainchild of the late archaelogist Jay von Werlhof, was built in the shadow of the mountains in western Imperial County to preserve Imperial County’s rich Native...
HeberRecently, your wonderful newspaper has run a couple of stories about our Heber school’s chess team. We would like to thank you for bringing such great attention to our little team. What many people may not know is that there is also a high...
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HEBER — The one word Adriana Lambert uses to describe how she felt while playing the last game, the deciding game for the Heber Chess Club last week: nervous. Not only was she playing another student who had beat almost all her other teammates, but...
The team from the mostly poor, mostly Mexican-American border town takes on squads from mostly richer, mostly bigger areas, and the little team that could wins time after time. It sounds like it would be a really wonderful movie script, but it is real...
Imperial Valley Press Sports WriterBy no means is the Imperial Valley League wrestling season close to being finished but on Wednesday the most anticipated duel of the season lived up to its expectations. The Brawley Union High wrestling team hasn’t lost a league duel since 1994 and...
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Multimedia ProducerThe most important thing is to protect his king. Attacking his opponent can wait. He looks at the board, analyzes it and thinks about what is defending the king. “Once your king is safe from harm, you can go attack the other opponent,”...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterJenny Fierro loved to play chess. She started when she was little, just about 5 or 6 years old and played until the end, said her mother, Maria Elena Fierro. “She loved anything that had to do with sports, keeping her mind busy, strategizing,&...
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Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterThe competition was tasty as the city of El Centro hosted its fourth annual Taco Cook-off on Saturday night. Antojito Como En Casa, a restaurant run by Roberto and Rina Perez, won first place for the second year in a row for its carne asada tacos....
The courtship that has riveted the neuroscience world blossomed at a Saturday night dinner in a tony Brentwood restaurant. USC provost Elizabeth Garrett and executive vice provost Michael Quick kept the conversation light. Over chicken with braised...
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