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Staff WriterGrant funding that could double the number of inspections booths at the Calexico West Pedestrian Land Port of Entry as well as other efforts to expedite border commuting were some of the issues presented to the so-called Imperial-Mexicali Valley...
Staff WriterFraud accusations loom over the investment company interested in funding the Calexico West Port of Entry expansion project that would alleviate border wait times. But Kinsell, Newcomb & De Dios, one of the main drivers behind the public-private...
Staff WriterLocal comments on the draft environmental impact statement on homebasing the F-35C Joint Strike Fighter squadron were shared with U.S. Representative Loretta Sanchez, second highest-ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, as she attended...
El CentroI think it is time to clear the air on government efficiency. Many years ago, the federal government had a scrapyard in the middle of Arizona. Congress in their wisdom said, “Someone may steal from it at night.” So they created a night...
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Staff WriterBRAWLEY — Karen Ayala did something Thursday night she never thought she would do. She took part in an artichoke tasting at the Stockmen’s Club, organized by Rusty Jordan, an area farmer. Ayala said she started eating artichokes while she...
Staff WriterU.S. Customs and Border Protection are reevaluating and postponing proposed cuts resulting from sequestration that would have translated to a more than 35 percent pay cut for the roughly 1,200 Border Patrol agents working in the Valley. In a statement...
We’re more than willing to listen to any idea regarding how to make our nation’s ports of entry more efficient. When an idea involves one of our local ports and public-private partnerships, our level of interest skyrockets. A public-...
When Bill O’Reilly “evolves” on the issue of gay marriage, it’s worth wondering whether the word “evolve” has a new definition. Evolve is supposed to connote change of heart, but seems to be more about twisting to meet...
Rep. Juan Vargas, D-Chula Vista, joined other members of Congress to urge Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to immediately reinstate the tuition assistance program that the Army, Marines and Air Force have all suspended. The members of Congress wrote a...
>> 20 Years Ago — SALTON CITY — A Riverside County couple was arrested late Wednesday on suspicion of trading 4 pounds of methamphetamine to undercover drug agents in exchange for about 11 pounds of cocaine. The suspects are reputedly...
Staff WriterThe local economy, border security and Border Patrol agent safety will be affected as more than 1,200 Valley agents have their pay reduced by about 35 percent through furloughs and slashed overtime as a result of the sequester, a local union...
It is no surprise that our country is deeply divided. We are constantly bombarded with political rhetoric from the right, the left, and everywhere in between. It seems the political class can agree on nothing from complex world issues to the simpler...
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