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June 16 In History: curious feline slipped into the Brawley power plant and blew up an oil circuit breaker>> 50 Years Ago — EL CENTRO — Welfare expenditures had a commanding influence had commanding on the record high budget handed to the county supervisors yesterday, according to Al Haberger, county executive officer. Proposed budget for the...
>> 50 Years Ago — BRAWLEY — The J.I. Case Co., one of the country’s oldest farm machinery firms, today announced the opening of a Case power and equipment retail store in Brawley. The new retail outlet, of which there are only six in...
>> 30 Years Ago — Dr. Robert Tang has been trying to breed a cantaloupe with a smaller center for 16 years. Tang, a plant breeder with Desert Seed Co., wants a cantaloupe with fewer seeds and more meat. But it is not an easy task. Eight years ago,...
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Staff WriterBRAWLEY — The City Council moved to finalize the adoption of a resolution that would make the Brawley Public Safety Employees Association members pay the employee portion of their California Public Employees’ Retirement System, or CalPERS,...
When it comes to playing the percentages, it’s all about making the safe bet, relying on the odds to stack up in your favor. In Mitt Romney’s version of “playing the percentages,” safety has arguably been exchanged for stupidity,...
Staff WriterBRAWLEY — With pension reform continuing to be a challenging issue confronting public agencies statewide, this city has moved to approve three resolutions modifying employee pensions with the intention of reducing the city’s overall retirement...
The problems and controversial nature of public employee pension systems in California have been well-documented for some years now, and it’s an issue that both employees and government officials probably would prefer not to deal with. No matter...
Is there something in the water? That question was asked recently in this very paper. We thought the water was fine. I am not so sure now. I fear that our over-lords in Sacramento may be spiking the water with something like Kool-Aid. The silly season...
Austerity has long been a way of life for the Imperial Valley. It’s like an infection of economic despair that the people and governments of the Valley have developed a tolerance to — we’re all noticeably sick but not dying. Economies...
Southern California university studentsAssembly Bill 1611 requires counties to develop and implement plans to address racial and ethnic disparities, and failures to equitably serve all communities of color in the child welfare system. Disproportionality and disparity of children have increased...
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Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterBRAWLEY — Nothing was decided Tuesday but a number of ideas were discussed during a workshop that addressed growing retirement costs at a time when Brawley is operating under an estimated $1.14 million shortfall. The crowd of mostly city...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterBRAWLEY — Pension reform is expected to be a major topic of discussion during Tuesday’s workshop meeting but an update on what Brawley will do following a recent court ruling on redevelopment agencies will also be discussed. A discussion...
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