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Fire burning in Imperial

IMPERIAL COUNTY, Calif. (CBS 13) - Massive flames could be seen burning near Ross Road in Imperial Valley Friday night. According to an eyewitness, it was a haystack that caught fire and at one point jumped the road and caught another haystack on fire. KYMA has not confirmed these details.
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Gas savings: The cheapest station in El Centro

(EL CENTRO, CA) According to El Centro gas price data, you could be saving up to $1.10 per gallon on gas. According to a survey by GasBuddy, Kennedy's Market at 70 E Main St was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $3.79 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Chevron at 2115 S 4Th St, where a gallon of regular was selling for $4.89.
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El Centro Murder Suspect, Escaped Inmate Apprehended in Mexicali

MEXICALI — Murder suspect and escaped inmate Athan Emmanuel Estrada was reportedly taken into custody about 1:30 a.m. Friday, July 30 in Mexicali by law enforcement personnel from Mexico and the United States, Spanish-language media Radio Patrulla reported. Estrada, 21, of El Centro, is a suspect in the homicide of...
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VALLEY BRIEFS: City purchases 12 new A/C units for city facilities

City purchases 12 new A/C units for city facilities. Brawley has purchased 12 new air conditioning units, which will be placed in city facilities where they are needed. The Brawley City Council on July 20 unanimously approved the $80,750 purchase of the units. The city’s wastewater treatment plant will be...
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Suspected murderer recaptured after accidental release from County Jail

MEXICALI — The United States Marshal Service worked directly with the Direccion de Seguridad Publica Municipal (DSPM) Friday, July 30, in the capture of Athan Emmanuel Estrada, according to a statement from the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO). Estrada was arrested in Mexicali by DSPM authorities and transported to the...
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Otay Mesa toll crossing could have future local implications

EL CENTRO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently announced that the east border crossing in Otay Mesa will require a toll in 24 months, both coming and going. At Tuesday’s Imperial County Board of Supervisors meeting, District 1 Supervisor Jesus Eduardo Escobar said he recently attended a meeting about the Otay Mesa border where an update on the toll project was provided.
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El Centro COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in El Centro: 1. 2295 N Imperial Ave (760) 482-5407; 2. 1560 S Imperial Ave (760) 997-7800; 3. 1560 S Imperial Ave 760-997-7800; 4. 1501 Main St 760-352-5731; 5. 750 N Imperial Ave 760-353-2720; 6. 100 N Imperial Ave 760-335-4904;
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Local strike team assisting with Dixie Fire

CHICO, Calif. — Five El Centro firefighters have been deployed here since July 20 to assist in combatting the Dixie Fire raging in Butte and Pluma counties. The engine company consisting of four firefighters, along with a chief officer, are due to finish up their deployment on Monday. In a...
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4-Day Weather Forecast For El Centro

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in El Centro: Friday, July 30: Partly sunny then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Saturday, July 31: Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while mostly clear overnight;
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COVID’s Latest Surge to Stick Around till 2022

The taxman is coming to collect on Imperial County, said Dr. Adolphe Edward, even though this area has not seen the alarming spread in COVID cases experienced throughout most of the United States in the past month. That is largely owed to high vaccination rates and widespread previous infections, El...
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Council lifts CFD tax on La Paloma subdivision

BRAWLEY — Residents of a subdivision project that has been languishing for nearly two decades caught a break recently when the City Council agreed permanently to terminate a facilities tax for the development. The decision, approved July 20, affects 25 residents of the La Paloma subdivision — a residential development...