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Special to this newspaperMany people in the Imperial Valley have become accustomed to the presence of the British military units that rotate through for their desert training operations. School children have had a chance to meet the tall Brits with strange accents who arrive in...
Staff WriterSEELEY — While the sight of Blue Angels jets soaring through the desert sky is common to the Imperial Valley, about 40 people boarded the famous “Fat Albert” C-130 aircraft to get a much more rare view of what the Blue Angels do. The...
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Digital Media News EditorThough some appearances have been canceled, the Blue Angels are still set to soar next Saturday for the annual air show at Naval Air Facility El Centro. Unfortunately, a number of other demonstrations, including the VFA-122 Super Hornet, have been...
Spending a couple of days in San Diego has been a treat, especially getting to see the 10-foot waves washing over the South Mission Beach jetty. About a half-mile away we spotted the waves lapping at the lower end of the Ocean Beach Pier. It is always a...
The Imperial Irrigation District is sending about 29 employees to the East Coast to help restore power in areas hit by Tropical Storm Sandy. Reports indicate that electrical distribution systems in New York, New Jersey and other eastern states...
That aviation plays an important role in the Valley shouldn’t come as a surprise to many residents. Its use in everything from farming, recreation, law enforcement as well as military exercises is visible and audible on a daily basis. Likewise, for...
Staff WritersFELICITY —- An AV-8B Harrier fighter jet carrying live ordnance crashed Wednesday near here, making this at least the seventh Harrier to crash in eastern Imperial County since 1996. The pilot involved in Wednesday’s crash ejected safely, a...
Staff WriterFELICITY — The Marine AV-8B Harrier fighter jet that crashed here Wednesday likely went down due to mechanical failure, according to early findings, a Marine Corps Air Station Yuma spokeswoman said. The pilot, who has not yet been identified, was...
Off-road racing returns to the Plaster City on April 7th. The Imperial 250 event is sanctioned by the High Desert Racing Association (HDRA) and is expected to draw more than 200 competitors racing in 20 different classes. Vehicle types range from the...
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Staff WriterMore information has been released about Saturday’s British helicopter emergency landing that sent seven to the hospital. The seven involved — two pilots, two crew members and three passenger of the Chinook helicopter — have all been...
Staff WriterSEELEY — The memorial to honor Armed Forces heroes from Seeley got a facelift Friday as sailors put pride into their community. Plans were in place to put in new white granite rocks, scrub the sidewalk, resurface the stone monument and repaint...
SAN DIEGO -- At first glance, the white van seemed full of clean-cut Marines in uniform — not necessarily an unusual sight near the Border Patrol's desert checkpoint along Interstate 8. But a plainclothes Border Patrol agent who had served in...
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