Calexico native’s poem takes stage at Sanders rally

 Karla Cordero

CALEXICO — The city of Calexico took center stage Monday during a campaign rally that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders held in Vista.

Prior to his appearance, a member of the local school board read aloud a poem titled “Calexico” that was written by Calexico native and award-winning author Karla Cordero.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at or 760-337-3415.

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