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Digital Media News EditorNaval Air Facility El Centro — Bill Osmun has spent most of his life around aviation. His father was in the U.S. Air Force, and Osmun’s own career in Arizona keeps him in touch with aircraft. He’s an engineer who designs rocket...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Photography, Arts
Staff WriterNAVAL AIR FACILITY EL CENTRO — As he was preparing to be strapped into an FA/18 Hornet fighter jet Friday afternoon for the about hourlong ride of his life, Kelly Starrett’s heart rate was speeding up with excitement. Starrett, a world-...
Staff WriterCALEXICO — Resident Ingeborg “Mutti” Wojticki is often seen sitting in front of her Fifth Street home watching residents go by, and today, she celebrates her 100th birthday. She was born in Germany on Nov. 30, 1912, and came to...
Tags: Germany, The Happiest News!, Human Interest
I’m writing this just after having returned from a moving Memorial Day service at Evergreen Cemetery on Monday. There was a good turnout to honor those who fought in the wars from World War I to the Iraq War. It was an uncommonly beautiful day,...
Special to this newspaperEl Centro native James Franklin “Jim” Gay, a nationally recognized food historian who had appeared on Food Network, network televisions and countless publications, died last week at the age of 61. Gay, a retired naval aviator who graduated...
Staff WriterFor anyone under 50 who remembers, “The Six Million Dollar Man” was a TV series in the 1970s about the heroic exploits of a bionic superhero named Steve Austin. Austin, recalled Rick Sandoval on Tuesday, went on peacekeeping missions for a...
Have you looked up in the sky today? There are chemtrails everywhere. I’m not into conspiracy theories or anything, but the normal trails left by jets are supposed to be gone already. Those things are staying up there, and there has been a lot of...
Tags: Weather, Weather Reports
Staff WriterEDITOR’S NOTE: This year’s Black History Month theme is “Black Women in American Culture and History,” according to the Washington, D.C.-based Association for the Study of African American Life and History, the founders of Black...
Driving to San Diego with my grandson, I set the cruise-control to avoid speeding. He noticed the cars passing us, and said “Grandma, why are you driving so slow?” “I’m driving the speed limit,” I said. “But why?...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterThough decades have passed, Imperial Valley native Robert Ramirez remembers waking up to see the sharp points of bayonets carried by North Vietnamese Army soldiers. The then-U.S. Army sergeant had made a mistake: falling asleep after hiking from Laos...
Local Content EditorD. Michael 'Mike' Burk, Owner, Burk Dog Training & Pet Sitting Home-operated business 760-353-4391, 760-554-6569 www.burkdogtraining.com Tell us how you ended up in this line of work. In 1982, people used to watch me working my German shepherd, Kai, in...
Four candidates are running for the Westmorland Union Elementary School District, and three seats are open. Terms are four years each, and three of the four candidates running are incumbents. Position running for: Westmorland Union Elementary School...
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