Plancarte reflects on high points of a challenging year

District 2 Imperial County Supervisor Luis Plancarte

EL CENTRO — When District 2 Imperial County Supervisor Luis Plancarte became chairman of the board in January, he never imagined the challenges he would face this past year due to COVID-19.

“COVID-19 is a 500-pound gorilla,” he said of the virus that shut down most county businesses in March.

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