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  1. 15 tons of marijuana seized at Calif. border crossing - second largest on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... in a single incident at a U.S. border crossing. The record remains the 35,265 pounds seized one day in 2013 at the Calexico East border crossing.


  2. Record $19M pot seizure at Otay Mesa border...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... in the United States. That was in Imperial County in July 2013, when 35,265 pounds of marijuana was seized at the Calexico East Port of Entry, officials said. In that smuggling attempt, the marijuana was hidden from view in a tractor-trailer that ...


  3. Nearly 16 tons of marijuana seized at California borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Fresno Bee

    ... entry. The largest - more than 17 ½ tons of pot - was seized two years ago at the Mexican border crossing in Calexico. The Fresno Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the ...


  4. Assemblymember Garcia Introduces Border Air & Water Act to Combat America's Most Polluted RiverRead the original story

    Friday | Holtville Tribune

    ... quality standards. Our office will be working closely with local stakeholders like Comite Civico del Valle, City of Calexico and the New River Committee to make sure that the Border Air & Water Act (AWA) becomes a reality and bring the needed ...


  5. U.S. border officials seize record 15 tons of pot at California borderRead the original story

    Friday | Vallejo News

    ... and Border Protection. The only one bigger was a seizure of 35,265 pounds of marijuana confiscated at California's Calexico East port of entry, across the border from Mexicali, Mexico, in 2013, the agency said in a statement.


  6. SENTRIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Investopedia

    ... used in Otay Mesa, Calif. SENTRI has dedicated commuter lanes at popular border crossings such as El Paso, Texas; Calexico, Calif.; and San Luis, Ariz. SENTRI users can also use NEXUS lanes when they drive from Canada to the U.S. and Global Entry ...


  7. Border Patrol aims to hire more womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    It's a dangerous job guarding our nation's borders, protecting against criminals and stopping the flow of undocumented immigrants, illegal drugs and contraband. The U.S. Border Patrol El Centro sector, which includes Indio, El Centro and Calexico, is 1,061 agents strong, but only 77 are women.


  8. Top-seeded Lady Jackets open CIF play Wednesday night at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Palo Verde Valley Times

    ... for two points and McKinney scored one. The lone common opponent the Jackets and Monarchs shared this season is Calexico. The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Jackets 43-26 on Jan. 20 in Calexico and took the measure of the Lady Monarchs 43-10 in a ...


  9. Calexico Station Border Patrol Arrest Four after Intercepting Marijuana Smuggling AttemptRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Holtville Tribune

    Friday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station arrested four individuals after discovering approximately 148 pounds of marijuana in a vehicle. Shortly before 7 p.m., Border Patrol agents observed three men climb over the United States/ Mexico boundary fence.


  10. Calexico and Mexicali, twin cities separated at birthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Al Jazeera

    ... and its continued appeal to unwanted migrants, complicate this relationship. Rudy Kim runs a general store in Calexico and says the border offers opportunities for everyone [Joe Jackson /Al Jazeera] "The border is an opportunity, a friend, a love, ...


  11. Calexico Station Border Patrol Seizes Marijuana Near Port of EntryRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Holtville Tribune

    Tuesday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station arrested three Mexican citizen men for suspected drug smuggling after discovering more than 145 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle. At approximately 10 p.m., Border Patrol agents observed two individuals swim across the All-American Canal with three large burlap sacks.


  12. Men arrested after swimming across All-American Canal with 145 lbs. of potRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    ... 150 lbs. of marijuana in their pickup truck. According to the Border Patrol's release, agents assigned to the Calexico Station saw two men swimming across the All-American Canal with three large burlap sacks around 10 p.m. The men continued north ...


  13. Calexico CBP Officers Discover 125 Pounds of Liquid Meth in Fuel TankRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Holtville Tribune

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico downtown port of entry Sunday arrested a man after discovering more than 15 gallons or 125 pounds of liquid methamphetamine concealed in the fuel tank of the pickup he was driving. Shortly before 2 p.m. on February 8, a CBP officer conducting inspections of vehicles and travelers encountered a 39-year-old man after he entered the port of entry driving a 2003 Ford F-250 pickup truck.


  14. Border Patrol Halts Drug Smuggling Attempt by Ultra-Light AircraftRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Holtville Tribune

    On Sunday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station seized more than 230 pounds of marijuana near Bowker Road and Interstate 8. It was suspected that the drugs were smuggled into the United States via ultra-light aircraft . The incident took place at approximately 7:40 a.m., when Border Patrol agents discovered an abandoned metal basket loaded with 10 large bundles.


  15. El Centro Sector Border Patrol Discovers Half a Ton of Marijuana along RiverRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Holtville Tribune

    Monday, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station on patrol discovered more than 1000 pounds of abandoned marijuana along the Alamo River with an estimated value of more than $628,000. At approximately 3:45 a.m., agents discovered 84 packages of marijuana abandoned in the brush line along the river, located approximately 7 miles east of Calexico West Port of Entry.


  16. Border Patrol says smuggling attempts thwarted by air, land and seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Los Angeles Times

    ... cache of abandoned marijuana was found Monday at 3:45 a.m. in 84 packages left adjacent to the Alamo River east of Calexico, close to the border. It is not uncommon for smugglers to carry marijuana bundles across the border from Mexico and then ...


  17. Smugglers suspected of flying marijuana into U.S. via Ultralight aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    Border Patrol agents at the Calexico station seized more than 230 lbs. of marijuana over the weekend that they suspect was dropped off by a small aircraft.


  18. Phyllis Williams, 96, Adair County, KYRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Columbia Magazine

    Phyllis Williams, 96, Adair County, KY She was the matriarch of a highly regarded family. She was a native of Calexico, California and a resident of Columbia, KY, at the time of her death.


  19. Calexico falls prey to massive corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Wave

    ... Bostic "actually broke down and cried at one point, he was so disturbed by the corruption allegations." Although Calexico may be easy for some to brush off as an isolated incident, it harkens back in a very troubling way to the Southland's long ...


  20. How school reform has failed the testRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... that journey, and relearned in later conversations with some of these same teachers. I watched as third-graders in Calexico, a California-Mexico border town, gave reports on current events in Spanish and in English. They followed the journalist's ...


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