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Cover Story: Gloria Juarez - Go For the Fight and Win

Hours before the first bell rings and even before the sun rises, Gloria Juarez is at Imperial High School preparing for the day. Much of her work is done in the background of the operations of…

Priscila Estrada - Military Mom
Updated: September 05, 2014 - 1:42 pm

Luis Jimenez, an immigrant originally from Oaxa...

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Lisa Gudino - "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff"
Updated: September 05, 2014 - 1:42 pm

Lisa Gudino had a classic Imperial Valley child...

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Angelica Garcia - On a Mission to Reach Out
Updated: September 05, 2014 - 1:41 pm

After spending even the briefest amount of time...

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Cover Story: Women of Parks and Recreation
Updated: July 01, 2014 - 11:17 am

For many residents of the Imperial Valley, summ...

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Selina Munoz - Living in the Present
Updated: July 01, 2014 - 11:16 am

School, at any age, is collectively challenging...

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Role Model Essay: Sedalia Sanders - A Stellar Woman
Updated: July 01, 2014 - 11:16 am

(Editors Note: Valley Women Magazine recently s...

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Cover Story: A Lesson in Leadership from Frances Terrazas
Updated: May 01, 2014 - 12:18 pm

“Benito Juárez once said, ‘El respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz,’ which means: ‘Respect for the rights of others means peace.’ I think this sums up my philosophy for counseling quite nicely.”

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Yulil Garza: Hope for Others After Tragedy
Posted: May 01, 2014

Life is often saturated in irony. In the last year, the Garza family learned this lesson all too well.

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The Art of Home: Labor-of-Love Dream Home
Updated: May 16, 2014 - 8:30 am

There’s a house in Brawley that stands out as unusual in the Imperial Valley. Locals have nicknamed it the Smurf House or the Mushroom House; though design-wise it could be considered as a modern i...

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Rebecca Singh: Redefining Her Own Life to Help Against Crime
Updated: May 01, 2014 - 12:21 pm

In a career in law enforcement spanning nearly 30 years, much of that time spent working with children who have been victims of crime, Rebecca Singh can clearly remember the faces of those young pe...

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Juanita Salas: Imperial Valley’s Sweetheart
Posted: February 25, 2014

It’s the familiar sound she grew up with, the sound of the evening train rumbling on the tracks on the east side of El Centro, bringing with it the feelings of being home.

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