California Agricultural Workers Honored at 44th Annual Farm Workers Appreciation Breakfast760 NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Ski Inn: A Quirky Oasis in the CA DesertTracy CarboneNewsBreak Contributor
Hoax Email Prompts Lockdown at Multiple Schools in Imperial Valley and nationwide760 NewsNewsBreak Contributor
CBP Makes Major Fentanyl Bust in Calexico, Seizing 185 Pounds Worth $8.4 Million760 NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Community Report Leads to Arrest of Copper Wire Thief in Imperial County760 NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Weekly Safety Report: Stabbing, Drug Seizure, Fatal Shooting, Robbery, and Officer-Involved Shooting in El Centro, California
This week in El Centro, California, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include an attempted murder with a stabbing and theft, the seizure of a large amount of liquid methamphetamine, a fatal shooting involving a brick-throwing suspect, a robbery and assault at a motel, and an officer-involved shooting. The El Centro Police Department has released body camera footage related to some of these incidents.
2024 Stone of Hope Nominees Celebrate Legacy, Inspire Hope
IMPERIAL COUNTY — In the spirit of unity, progress, and enduring hope, the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee recently announced its nominees for its annual 2024 Stone of Hope Awards. This award, inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, recognizes individuals who embody the principles and philosophies...
IID president and director on water use: 'The '20 families' boogie-man implies control and influence over Colorado River water supply'
“The 20 farming families who use more water from the Colorado River than some states” and “The historic claims that put a few California farming families first in line for Colorado River water”), with interest, but found each long on blame and short on solutions and key facts.
The gas price fluctuate between $4.19 and $4.35 in Calexico as of 2023-12-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Hot Meal, Event Says ‘Thank You’ to Our Farmworkers
CALEXICO — Several hundred men and women, bundled up for the pre-dawn chill, made a line that snaked around the One Stop Employment Service Center on Third Street in Calexico for a hot meal to say, “thank you.”. From 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 1,...
4.8-Magnitude Earthquake Stirs Southern California's Imperial County
On a recent Thursday night, Imperial County residents near the California-Mexico border were reminded of their vulnerability to the Earth's seismic forces. A 4.8-magnitude earthquake rattled the area, with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) pinpointing its epicenter 7 miles from Ocotillo and 18 miles from El Centro. The quake, occurring at 11:43 PM local time, was felt over an expansive region of Southern California and into Baja California, causing a stir among the community and across social platforms.
El Centro Goes into Sweetness Overload at ‘Gingerbread Village’
EL CENTRO — “We brought menudo, sodas, water, blankets. We’re prepared!” Lorena Villareal exclaimed, while grabbing a bowl of the holiday homemade favorite. Another family member piped in, “We put out chairs at 6:30 this morning!”. The Villareal family has made great family memories enjoying...
760 artist of the month; the journey of HoeLessZach a local artist from imperial Valley
Meet Izaac Espudo, an 18-year-old artist better known as Hoelesszach, currently navigating his freshman year at IVC. Inspired by influential figures like xxxtentacion, Izaac has immersed himself in the vibrant music scene of Imperial Valley, dedicating over a year to crafting his unique sound.
Multiple quakes rattle southern Imperial County
A series of earthquakes have rumbled through southern Imperial County since late last night. The largest so far has been a 4.8 quake at 11:43 p.m. That was preceded by a 3.3 magnitude quake at 11:35 p.m. Most recently, a 3.4 tumbler hit at 5:12 a.m. Our newsroom received a number of calls about these The post Multiple quakes rattle southern Imperial County appeared first on KESQ.
El Centro Resident Announces Assembly 36th District Run
EL CENTRO — Eric L. Rodriguez, president of the Central Union High School Board of Trustees, will run for state Assembly for the 36th District in the March 5 Primary Election, his election committee announced on Friday, Dec. 1. Rodriguez, an El Centro resident, is a family-oriented and working-class...
Truck carrying batteries crashes and catches fire near Salton Sea; driver seriously hurt
A driver was seriously injured when a a truck containing batteries went off the road early Friday morning near the Salton Sea, then crashed and caught fire, according to the California Highway Patrol. Because of the truck's contents, the Riverside County Department of Environmental Health responded to the scene to assess what was needed for cleanup. CHP Officer Rafael Espinosa said the truck somehow went off the road near Oasis, on northbound Highway 86 near its intersection with Avenue 81, crashed into an embankment and then caught fire. The driver was airlifted to a hospital with serious injuries. The crash was reported at around 4 a.m. This article originally appeared on Palm Springs Desert Sun: Truck carrying batteries crashes and catches fire near Salton Sea; driver seriously hurt
Maximum enforcement in Imperial County during the holidays
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said so far there have been multiple car accidents since last Wednesday including a fatal crash. The post Maximum enforcement in Imperial County during the holidays appeared first on KYMA.
El Centro's Finest: 6 Chinese Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore six exceptional Chinese restaurants in El Centro. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Calexico Gateway Center Kicks Off With A ‘Tilt Up’
CALEXICO — Principles behind the Calexico Gateway Center had a “tilt-up” event on Thursday, Nov. 30 to commemorate the first walls being erected on a project set to become a major hub for business in the area that is expected to bring new jobs and economic growth to the community, organizers said.
Imperial County Identified as 'Lithium Valley' with Rich Deposits for Electric Car Batteries
Discover the potential of Imperial County, dubbed "Lithium Valley", with an estimated 18 million metric tons of raw lithium deposits. This could revolutionize the electric car industry, with enough lithium to make 375 million batteries. Learn about the challenges and opportunities in lithium extraction.
Calexico Dog Trainer Goes from Army to Africa and Beyond
CALEXICO — Chris Jimenez, a K-9 trainer and Calexican, didn’t always envision a life dedicated to saving lives, especially not those of rhinos in Africa. Reflecting on his journey, Chris recalled his rebellious teenage years. “I played football, ran track, threw parties. I got into a lot of...
Taste Trio: Discover El Centro's Top 3 Burgers You Must Try
This article presents three must-try burgers from El Centro. Have you had the chance to taste any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Did You Feel Them? Series of Earthquakes Strike in Desert Near Ocotillo
Three earthquakes were recorded in the desert just over the Imperial County line on Thursday night and Friday, the most recent a magnitude 3.5 at 7:51 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was centered 6.9 miles east of Ocotillo and 11.7 miles southwest of Seeley. The first quake...
Recall of Calexico City Council Members to Move Forward
CALEXICO — The recall movement against Calexico Mayor Raul Ureña and City Council member Gilberto Manzanarez moves onto a more critical phase with the validation of the necessary number of signatures to qualify for the March 5, 2024, Primary Election ballot. Imperial County Registrar of Voters Linsey Dale...
Calexico Feels the Spirit at Tree-Lighting Spectacular
CALEXICO — The holiday season got off to a luminous start with the city of Calexico’s annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony that’s become more of a community party, really — and this year it served as the prelude event to the return of the next week’s Christmas parade.