Honoring Legacy and Community Support: Frankie L. Chavez Memorial Scholarship Event760 NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Cold Case Files: Nancy Bromet's Mysterious DisappearanceK.D. LewisNewsBreak Contributor
California Earthquake Swarm: At least 66 separate quakes recorded overnight including 4.8 tremorGolden Gate MediaNewsBreak Contributor
Overnight Magnitude 4.8 earthquake rocks people awake near California-Mexico borderGolden Gate MediaNewsBreak Contributor
At least 13 aftershocks recorded after two moderate-sized earthquakes strike California countyGolden Gate MediaNewsBreak Contributor
Three Calexico drug busts result in $2 million worth of narcotics
Over $2 million worth of fentanyl pills, fentanyl powder and methamphetamine were seized from three drug busts earlier this month at the Area Port of Calexico, authorities said.
Family Recalls Late Teen on 30th Frankie L. Chavez Fundraiser
BRAWLEY — The 30th anniversary of the Frankie L. Chavez Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser was full of music, softball, horseshoes, gleaming cars on display and tasty barbecue. However, the central focus of the event was not the food, fun and games, but to keep the legacy of Frankie L. Chavez alive.
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Must-Try Pizzas in Brawley
This article presents a review of three pizza places in Brawley. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
GUEST COLUMN: Rants and Raves Goes to the IVHD Meeting
Rants and Raves of Imperial Valley is a group on Facebook that comments on the good and bad things in our community. Other areas have the same type of groups. Having watched the Feb. 22, 2024, Imperial Valley Healthcare District meeting, my team and I have chosen to use this rants and raves format to comment on the meeting. First of all, please know that there are more “raves” than “rants” about the meeting.
Calls For More Transparency at Second IVHD Meeting
EL CENTRO — High-minded discussion on the financial studies that are supposed to foretell the funding of the Imperial Valley Healthcare District at times devolved into finger-pointing and claims of lack of transparency during a recent meeting of the district. At the second meeting of the fledgling Imperial Valley...
Everything you need to know about the upcoming imperial county midwinter fair!
As March approaches, the Imperial Valley is gearing up for the highly anticipated annual event – the Imperial Valley Midwinter Fair & Fiesta. With roots dating back to 1910, this iconic celebration promises a delightful fusion of agricultural heritage and entertainment, attracting over 200,000 attendees annually so without further due here is everything you need to know before attending then Imperial County midwinter fair.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Profiles in Courage
The future of healthcare in Imperial County faces its greatest challenge. We can debate how both hospitals got into their financial predicaments, however, it is time to stop the finger-pointing and move forward. While it is easy to be a critic, there are others who have shown courage and willing to take risks and make a difference.
Quechan Tribe Advocates for National Monument to Safeguard Indian Pass in Imperial County
Quechan tribal members, Elan and Donald Medart, recently viewed their tribe's significant lands, including Indian Pass, from an airplane. The flight, a first-time experience for 14-year-old Elan, occurred 30 miles north of the Colorado River Valley in Imperial County, California.
Fathers and daughters danced the night away
CALEXICO — In a celebration of family bonds, fathers and daughters gathered at the Calexico Community Center on Saturday, February 24, for a special evening hosted by the Calexico Recreation Department. This year's Father-Daughter Dance embraced the theme of Alice in Wonderland, transforming the venue into a wonderland of green and gold hues.
Saturday Night in El Centro is Reserved for ‘Fat Tuesday’
EL CENTRO — Mardi Gras returned to the city of El Centro this weekend. However, there was no gumbo or crawfish here; rather, there were tamales, carne asada and the aroma of a Mexican party. The El Centro Mardi Gras Parade and Festival kicked off on Saturday evening, Feb....
Wind Advisory issued February 26 at 12:46AM MST until February 27 at 11:00AM MST by NWS Phoenix AZ
* WHAT…West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. * WHERE…Southwest corner of Imperial County. * WHEN…From 11 PM Monday evening to 11 AM PST Tuesday. * IMPACTS…Difficult driving conditions, especially for larger. vehicles traveling along roads with crosswinds. Light,. unsecured objects...
THE CANDIDATES: Imperial County Board of Supervisors, District 4
Three of the five Imperial County supervisors are up for election this year, but only District 4 Supervisor Ryan Kelley has chosen to seek re-election. Representing the Brawley, Bombay Beach, Calipatria, Desert Shores, Niland, Salton City, Salton Sea Beach, Vista Del Mar and Westmorland areas, Kelley’s District 4 will be a pivotal region in Imperial County’s story in the near future with both the promise of Lithium Valley and the problems of the Salton Sea.
Mergers and Acquisitions
The Imperial Valley Healthcare District (IVHD) has sprung into action and is now considering how to merge Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District (PMHD) and Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District (HMHD). IVHD eventually will have to decide to acquire El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC). One of the first issues, and likely the...
Candidates running for Imperial Irrigation District Division 4
California's Primary Election is a little over a week away. The post Candidates running for Imperial Irrigation District Division 4 appeared first on KYMA.
Honoring Legacy and Community Support: Frankie L. Chavez Memorial Scholarship Event
In a heartwarming tradition that has endured for 29 years, the Frankie L. Chavez Memorial Scholarship Foundation recently celebrated its annual event in Brawley, California. The event, hosted by Frank and Irene Chavez, raised $316,000 over nearly three decades.
Local boys basketball does Valley proud in playoffs
EL CENTRO - Imperial Valley and Desert League basketball has proven to be a regional force in 2023-2024 boys hoop as eight local teams punched their tickets to the postseason. Of all the local boys’ teams, Central and Calipatria made the deepest bracket run but both fell shy of a CIF title.
CUHSD and ECPD to conduct emergency tactical response training drill
In a public service announcement (PSA), the drill, taking place at CUHS on Saturday, February 24, is part of a "continued effort to improve student and staff safety," and that this is "only a safety training exercise." The post CUHSD and ECPD to conduct emergency tactical response training drill appeared first on KYMA.
Imperial To Start $3M Highway 86 Beautification By May?
IMPERIAL — During discussion over a revision to the city’s $3 million Highway 86 Beautification Project, city officials revealed that its expansive blueprint to revamp the corridor that has been four years in the making could start construction in May. The Imperial City Council met on Wednesday, Feb....
The gas price fluctuate between $4.27 and $5.49 in El Centro as of 2024-02-25. 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 $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Girls hardwood post season recap
EL CENTRO — In girls’ post-season hoop action, seven of our local squads advanced to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) San Diego Section (SDS) playoffs through Imperial, Calexico, Central, Brawley, Palo Verde, Vincent Memorial, and Southwest. Of the seven squads, Southwest was the Cinderella as the Lady Eagles were one game removed from another CIF ring opportunity.