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May 2 In History: Half of Yuma Island and part of Indian Hill in Imperial County to be given to Arizona?>> 50 Years Ago — SACRAMENTO — “The Assembly Committee on Interstate Cooperation, in recommending that half of Yuma Island and part of Indian Hill in Imperial County be given to Arizona, has placed political expediency over principle,&...
A hollow victory was won (Wednesday) night for the people of Brawley who think Capt. Scott Pace’s name should be placed on the floor of the “old gym” at Brawley Union High School in memory of his dying in Afghanistan on June 6, 2012....
Tags: Judges, Afghanistan, Justice System, Human Interest, Politics
Special to this NewspaperIt’s become a tradition at Brawley Union High football games over the years to have halftime at each home game feature an activity such as homecoming or a group like the Pop Warner players, coaches and cheerleaders. It’s become a tradition...
It has been fun gathering favorite sayings and quotes from people. Some had them on the tips of their tongues, others had to ponder a bit. “Freedom is not free,” is the favorite quote of Suzanne, widow of a soldier who died in Vietnam, and...
When I was a kid I was fascinated by the lump in the middle of my grandfather’s back. It was a bullet wound from World War II, he would say. But it wasn’t. He had never seen any combat, as far as I know. But it’s troubling today...
There is a large group of veterans that are not receiving their due respect. These veterans are buried at Memory Garden Cemetery on Highway 86. There are approximately 59 veterans buried in this desolate place. These veterans served in the Spanish-...
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,...
Every holiday we celebrate was granted to us in order to observe the importance of some occurrence or belief that our country holds to be sacred or important. Three of our holidays are set aside specifically for the remembrance of the young men and...
Somber ceremonies throughout the land today will honor those brave citizens who have answered the call of duty and served their country selflessly in past and present theaters of war. We here at the Imperial Valley Press would like to extend our sincerest...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterIMPERIAL — A nearly ear-shattering bang rocked the area as cannons lit up the skies Friday at Pioneers Museum. But the stark silence afterward was what Bob Hayes with the Imperial County Living History Association Battery Unit was hoping to get...
Today is Monday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2011. There are 334 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 31, 1961, NASA launched Ham the Chimp aboard a Mercury-Redstone rocket from Cape Canaveral; Ham was recovered safely from...
The Scottish philosopher Thomas Hobbes argued that people voluntarily hand over their natural liberty to a strong government to avoid a constant battle between unconstrained human appetites. Without the power of force to restrain us, he’d say, we&...
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