Thursday Jul 24
CBP Officers Halt Attempt to Smuggle 680 Pounds of Marijuana in Commercial Shipment of Broccoli
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico East commercial facility Friday halted an attempt to smuggle 680 pounds of marijuana within a shipment of broccoli.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol Apprehends Sex Offender
U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station apprehended a dangerous sex offender early this morning in a populated area in Calexico.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Save Man from Suicide Attempt
The incident occurred at approximately 7:05 p.m., near 1st Street in Calexico, when a Border Patrol agent observed a man climb over the border fence using a rope.
1984 Bike Tour: Day 66 - Strange lights in the desert
Tuesday, July 17, 1984 Yuma, Arizona to Anza-Borrego, California 95 miles Locater map I'm reprinting the day-to-day journal entries of a cross-country bike tour my friend and I took in 1984.
CALEXICO: Man tries to hang himself from border fence
A U.S. Border Patrol agent near 1st Street saw the man scaling the fence with a rope on the Mexico side about 7 p.m. As the agent approached, the man wrapped the rope around his neck, hanging himself on the U.S. side of the fence, Border Patrol Agent Eduardo Jacobo said.
Manuel PAİrez announces state funding awards to local governments
Sacramento, California - Majority Floor Leader V. Manuel PA©rez is pleased to report that five local jurisdictions - the cities of Calexico, El Centro, Indio, and Coachella and the County of Imperial - have been awarded funding from the Housing-Related Parks program administered by the State of California's Department of Housing and Community ... (more)
The San Diego Union-Tribune
New hope for a dirty river
February 7, 2014 Mexicali Vallley, Baja CA, Mexico. Treated water from the Las Arenitas Wastewater Treatment Plant flows into the re-forestation project that is the reviving the marsh upstream of the Rio Hardy, which feeds the Sea of Cortez.