FOOD & DRINK
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,...
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 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...
Local Artists to Launch Public Awareness Campaigns in San Diego and Imperial Counties
Residents in San Diego and Imperial Counties will soon see the work of 60 artists and cultural practitioners in their communities. This is part of the Far South/Border North: Artists and Cultural Practitioners in Community grant program. The City of San Diego stated that these artists are starting their public awareness campaigns. These campaigns aim to address regional issues like public health, civic engagement, climate change, and social justice. They will mainly target communities in the lowest quartile of the California Healthy Places Index.
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!
Savor the Morning: Four Must-Try Breakfast and Brunch Spots in El Centro
This article presents a guide to four delightful breakfast and brunch spots in El Centro. Have you had the chance to experience any of these venues? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Cats Today in brawley, CA
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near brawley.
Antonio’s Baja Catch 22 lands in El Centro
EL CENTRO — A new food option officially hit El Centro in the form of Antonio’s Baja Catch 22 food truck, Wednesday, November 22 with the ribbon cutting and official grand opening ceremony at Bucklin Park. Imperial Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce President, Sherry Cowie was the master...
Mayor Burnworth crowned Mystery Box Chef
IMPERIAL— The mayors of El Centro and Imperial competed in the Kiwanis Club sponsored “Mystery Box Cook-Off” at the Imperial Valley Food Bank in Imperial. Imperial Mayor Katie Burnworth aka Chef Burnworth won the first Mystery Box Cook-Off. She and her assistant, Sous Chef Brad Huber, prepared chipotle mac & cheese, turkey tacos, and for dessert, a peaches and strawberry reduction with sugar flour tortilla chips.
A Magical Christmas Parade
(Calexico Christmas Parade)....It will be on December 9th in Downtown Calexico. The Parade starts at 10 am and will feature Floats, Bands, Marching Groups, Vehicles, Elected Officials, Equestrian Groups and Royalty. The competition categories will be the Floats, Drill Teams, Marching Bands, and Bandas de Guerra. Organizations can still sign-up to participate. There is no entry fee. The deadline to enter is November 27th. Go to the City of Calexico website.
Pioneers Museum Holiday Tour
(The Annual Holiday Tour will be held December 2nd)....The event is hosted by Pioneers Museum. It is an evening of Holiday Customs, Cuisine and entertainment from around the world. It will be held at Pioneers Museum on Aten Road from 6 to 8 pm. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.