EL CENTRO — Tangible fruits from the efforts of Imperial Valley’s AB 617 Community Steering Committee were seen June 28, when the first IVAN air quality community monitor within the Calexico-Heber-El Centro corridor was deployed at the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District office here.
A Mexican lawmaker introduced a resolution in Congress in order to reprimand Baja California Assembly members who voted in favor of extending the next gubernatorial term to five years.
EL CENTRO — Aeiramique Glass-Blake, an El Cajon resident and candidate for the state’s 51st District congressional seat, visited the Valley on Tuesday and Wednesday to gauge the concerns of community members.
Petitioners seeking a referendum to determine the fate of Constellation Brands’ new brewery have until April 5 to collect the signatures necessary to move forward.
The locally governing party announced Tuesday the opening of its process to elect candidates for governor, mayors, assembly members and council members.
EL CENTRO — After a hard-fought win against two-term incumbent Supervisor John Renison, Jesus Eduardo Escobar is ready to roll up his sleeves and get to work.
CALEXICO — Rather than spending tens of thousands of dollars on a special election, the City Council is considering appointing a successor to Mayor Pro Tem Jesus Escobar, who is leaving office Monday to begin his first term on the County Board of Supervisors.
EL CENTRO — The only thing that could be said with absolute certainty about the City Council race here Tuesday night was that voters did not wish to do more the Les.
CALEXICO – Political newcomer David Romero pulled ahead early in a crowded field of Calexico City Council candidates on Tuesday night and remained there, besting former public office holders and experienced local agency administrators.
IMPERIAL — Based on unofficial final results Tuesday, incumbents James Tucker and Geoff Dale are projected to reclaim two of the three available Imperial City Council seats while challenger Karin S. Eugenio is projected to win the third.
WESTMORLAND – Changes are in store for some of Westmorland’s elected officials following Tuesday’s preliminary election results in four separate ballot initiatives.
Challenger Jesus Eduardo Escobar had the slimmest of margins over incumbent Supervisor John R. Renison in the runoff race for the Imperial County Board of Supervisors, District 1, according to the 10 p.m. count Tuesday night.
EL CENTRO — Local trial attorneys Monica Lepe-Negrete and Tom Storey have spent the better part of a year running against each other for Imperial County’s No. 3 Superior Court judge seat.
Incumbent Imperial Irrigation District Director Norma Sierra Galindo held a 225-vote lead over challenger Carlos Zaragoza in the Division 5 runoff race that came down to a fight over water rights, pitting IID versus a segment of the farming community.
WESTMORLAND — Jackie Loper attended elementary school here in the '60s and '70s, and later his kids did, too. In all that time, there has never been a gymnasium on campus. He is hopeful that will cease to be the case in the foreseeable future because of what voters here decide Tuesday.
IMPERIAL —With the November ballot only two weeks away, Imperial Valley College’s Students for Political Action and Awareness Club teamed up with the Imperial Valley Social Justice Committee to host a non-partisan candidate forum at IVC’s Student Center over the weekend.
IMPERIAL — The city’s Chamber of Commerce hosted an open public candidate forum Wednesday night, during which City Council hopefuls answered questions pertaining to key issues concerning the community.