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  1. Visalia Police Explorer Post 32 wins 1st place honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Fresno Bee

    Visalia Police Department Explorer Post 32 won first place in the 7th annual Central Valley Explorer competition held March 20-23 at the Tulare County fairgrounds. A total of 27 Explorer posts from as far away as Richmond and Calexico competed in categories such as crime scene investigation, building searches, crisis negotiation, DUI, use of force options, and physical agility.

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  2. A South Bay Hole in the Wall grills its last barbeque SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Daily Breeze

    ... from his grandfather, a former railroad conductor whom he would sometimes accompany as a boy on his regular runs to Calexico. He would cook up barbecue for his fellow workers in the small shacks where crews would sleep overnight. Today, 800 to 900 ...

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  3. Calexico Border Patrol Agents Seize Marijuana near Sand DunesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Holtville Tribune

    Wednesday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station arrested a Mexican juvenile for suspected drug smuggling as he attempted to flee back into Mexico near the Buttercup Sand Dunes. At approximately 9:30 p.m., Border Patrol agents observed four people carrying large bundles on their backs.

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  4. Assembly Committee Oversight Hearing on New River Restoration EffortsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Holtville Tribune

    ... e Tijuana River recovery strategy. The second hearing will be held tomorrow, Friday, March 20, 2015, in the city of Calexico, and will focus on the New River restoration efforts.

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  5. 17-year-old arrested by Border Patrol for smuggling potRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    Border Patrol agents arrested a 17-year-old boy after spotting four people carrying large bundles across the U.S. border from Mexico Wednesday night. According to the release, agents with the Calexico Station saw the suspects around 9:30 p.m. When they responded to the area the individuals dropped their bundles and attempted to escape back into Mexico.

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  6. Kabellis, Escondido advance to Division I finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Coast News

    ... new private school in Carlsbad, advanced to the Division 4 championship game after defeating Vincent Memorial of Calexico 61-56 in the semifinal matchup. The Firebirds face El Capitan of Lakeside at 11:07 a.m. Friday at Jenny Craig Pavilion. Three ...

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  7. On the Rebound: San Felipe Real Estate Development Re-Opens After the RecessionRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | PRWeb

    ... a single-family real estate development located in South Beach San Felipe is 118 miles south of the border town of Calexico, California and offers unobstructed beachfront property for purchase by non-nationals and nationals. Due to the natural, ...

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  8. SENTRIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | 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 ...

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  9. Near-record pot bust as agents seize 15 tons of pot at border crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Examiner.com

    ... en 35,265 pounds of pot were discovered trying to make its way across the border from Mexico into the states at the Calexico East port of entry.

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  10. 15 tons of marijuana seized at Calif. border crossing - second largest on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | 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.

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  11. 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 ...

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

    Friday Feb 27 | 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 ...

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

    Friday Feb 27 | 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 ...

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

    Friday Feb 27 | 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.

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  15. 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 ...

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  16. 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.

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  17. 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 ...

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

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 21, 2015 | 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, ...

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

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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.

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