One recent Sunday, all the drivers working for Brawley Taxi that shift were women. Among them was Sylvia Zendejas, who found her favorite job in a male-dominated world as a cab driver.
Before every vote Liliana Duran makes as an Imperial Unified School District trustee, she reflects on her own experience as an educator and as a parent.
When Brawley resident Alma Estrada first felt a major pain coming from her arm she was sure a few days away from the gym would help her build some strength back.
Gina Dockstader summarized her nearly 50 years in agriculture: “It’s been a blessing … a good thing.”
Gina Dockstader celebrated as she picked up the building permit for Doc's Organics packing shed, built in 2017 to process and pack organic citrus and adding Medjool dates in the future. COURTESY PHOTO
Imperial County’s Agricultural Benefit Program has seen some hits and some misses over the years. But one success story has been the program’s support for the development of Doc’s Organics packing shed.
For a sweet treat this spring, plant strawberries from mid-September through mid-November. Proper bed preparation is crucial for growing strawberries successfully. If planting in an old bed, avoid planting where nightshade varieties (tomato, pepper, eggplant) or melons, okra, mints and chrys…
In 1974, Gayle Cheatwood had just finished his junior year as a dental student at Creighton University when he was invited on an eight-week Christian missionary dentistry trip to a small village in the Central African Republic.
Sigh, I did it. I left my heart in New York City. I knew the time was coming, and I knew my daughter, Astyn, had dreams of an East Coast school. I just didn’t think it would hit me as hard as it has.