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CALEXICO — The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said of volunteerism: “Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full... Read More
CALEXICO — Following months of intentionally set fires throughout the city, one has now proved fatal, and it’s not yet clear whether the man who died was the arsonist himself or if he was caught up in a blaze set by someone else, a Calexico fire captain said. Fire crews were called out to 1037 Rockwood Ave., a location that had burned at least twice before, at 9:23 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15. “The male had no way to get out […]... Read More
IMPERIAL COUNTY — Much like the nation and state, the Imperial Valley has seen a dramatic increase in the number of children testing positive for COVID-19 in recent weeks. Locally, the onset of the increase can be traced to late December, when new cases among children under 18 years... Read More
EL CENTRO — The annual Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon and Stone of Hope ceremony, Imperial County’s preeminent multicultural awards event, will feature William B. Gould IV as its keynote speaker. Gould is the great-grandson of a former slave. Gould’s great-grandfather, William Gould, escaped slavery, served in the U.S. Navy, and fought against the Confederacy during the Civil War.  “I think, particularly for young people, who are sometimes disillusioned, despairing and discouraged, he stands as an inspiration,” William Gould IV stated […]... Read More
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Women’s 10,000 Club has announced it has donated the remainder of the club’s profits, $205,200, to the Imperial Valley College Foundation, and the proceeds are to be used for scholarships for IVC’s nursing program.   “This is the first time that the club has donated to the IVC Foundation,” stated Dorothy Keating, last president for... Read More
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