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  1. Border Patrol Seizes Some $135K in Drugs Carried on Ultralight PlaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... spotted an ultralight plane fly over from Mexico, near Jacumba, officials said. The San Diego agents informed the El Centro station of the incident, prompting agents from the Office of Air and Marine Air Interdiction to action, according to Border ...


  2. The Chinese-Mexican Cuisine Born Of U.S. PrejudiceRead the original story

    Thursday | WNYC-AM New York

    ... more than 130 years. The Salcedo family sits in a coveted booth at the Fortune Garden restaurant in the city of El Centro, north of the border. The mother and three adult sisters are almost drooling, waiting for their food to show up. They come from ...


  3. 2 Arrested On Suspicion Of Smuggling Man Hidden Inside Modified Fuel Tank Into USRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    ... female passenger and their two children at the Highway 86 checkpoint around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the El Centro Sector Border Patrol. Agents explained the family traveled in a 1999 Toyota 4-Runner, and were all confirmed to be U.S. ...


  4. FOX 17's newest meteorologist has a name familiar to West Michigan TV viewersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    ... The two stations also share news resources with KECY-TV an affiliate of both ABC and FOX in the Yuma, Arizona, and El Centro, California, media market, ranked 168th in the United States with 109,000 TV viewing homes. "We're excited to welcome Garry ...


  5. Lady Jackets head to IVL play with 10-5 markRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Palo Verde Valley Times

    ... its final non-league contest of the season and will return to IVL play on Friday when they travel to Southwest in El Centro. The wins over San Luis and Holtville and the loss at Needles gives the Jackets a 10-5 record going into IVL competition. The ...


  6. Border Patrol Apprehends "MS-13" Gang MemberRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Holtville Tribune

    Friday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro station apprehended a gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States. While performing line watch duties Border Patrol agents observed a man later identified as Hugo Guevarra, a 35-year-old Salvadoran national, as he entered the United States illegally from Mexico at approximately 11 a.m. Agents arrested the man without incident 22 miles west of the downtown Calexico Port of Entry.


  7. Neighborhood Matching Fund hosts free workshops for community groupsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Ballard News-Tribune

    ... 6 - 8 p.m. at Garfield Community Center, 2323 E. Cherry St. - Multipurpose Room A Tuesday, April 28; 6 - 8 p.m. at El Centro de la Raza, 2524 16th Ave S - Room 106 A Thursday, May 14; 6 - 8 p.m. at Northgate Community Center, 10510 5th Ave NE - ...


  8. Border Patrol arrests MS-13 gang memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    ... about 22 miles west of the downtown Calexico Port of Entry. According to the release, Guevarra was taken to the El Centro Border Patrol Station where agents discovered he had numerous gang-affiliated tattoos. He openly admitted that he was a member ...


  9. The Grand Dame of Cheese - Paula Lambert to be honored at Bits & BitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Examiner.com

    ... annual Bits & Bites fundraiser at the Dallas County Community College District's Food & Hospitality Institute at El Centro College from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Sun., Apr. 12, 2015 at 801 Main St. Dallas, TX 75202. Tickets are $55 in advance and $60 ...


  10. CA man gets 30 months in prison, hefty fine in clinic 'fraud' caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | McKnightsonline.com

    ... the FBI announced this week. In what the FBI described as a "Medicare billing mill," Kupelian operated a clinic in El Centro, CA, and engaged a local physician as a "front" to use the doctor's Medicare billing number to issue claims. The man also ...


  11. Metro Employment Report For February 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Examiner.com

    ... from 7% a year earlier. Nationally, during the month of February the highest metro unemployment in the nation was El Centro CA at 20% with Yuma, AZ next at 19.4% unemployment. Lincoln Nebraska had the lowest metro unemployment in the country at 2.4% ...


  12. El Centro Mastermind of $1 Million Medicare Fraud Sentenced to 30 MonthsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Holtville Tribune

    Gevorg "George" Kupelian was sentenced Monday to 30 months in custody for his role in a fraud scheme that involved billing Medicare for medical tests on unsuspecting seniors that were either medically unnecessary or were never performed. According to court documents, Gevorg Kupelian and others operated the El Centro Clinic, located at 485 Broadway Street, Suites C and D, in El Centro, California, as a Medicare-billing mill.


  13. Two from Prescott Valley accused in Southern California human trafficking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Daily Courier

    The Daily Courier EL CENTRO, Calif. - Federal authorities are holding four accused smugglers, including two from Prescott Valley, who are accused of kidnapping and assaulting a Mexican national who had been smuggled into the U.S. According to prosecutors at the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Southern District of California, Jose Duarte, aka "Toro," 37, and Kandra Telford, 34, both of Prescott Valley; John Vincent Bellino II, 41, of Phoenix; and Raul H. Perez, aka "Tiger," 42, of Brawley, California, face a range of charges federal court and multiple possible life sentences if convicted.


  14. Smugglers Held Mexican Man Hostage in Shed: FedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | NBC Los Angeles

    Four suspected smugglers have been charged in a Southern California kidnapping scheme, accused of holding a Mexican national in a padlocked shed and beating him because he could not pay their smuggling fee. The man got into the U.S. on Nov. 8, 2014, with the help of Jose Duerte, Kandra Teleford, John Vincent Bellino II and Raul H. Perez, according to a federal indictment unsealed in El Centro Tuesday.


  15. 4 indicted after smuggled Mexican man held captiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The defendants were identified as Jose Duarte, 37, and Kandra Telford, 34, both of Prescott Valley, Ariz; John Vincent Bellino II, 41, of Phoenix; and Raul H. Perez, 42, of Brawley. They were named in an indictment unsealed Tuesday in federal court in El Centro, the U.S. Attorney's Office in San Diego said in a statement.


  16. El Centro Sector Border Patrol Apprehends Sex OffenderRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Holtville Tribune

    ... sex offender is being held at the Imperial County Jail and will be prosecuted for re-entry after deportation. The El Centro Sector's Community Awareness Campaign is a simple and effective program to raise public awareness on the indicators of crime ...


  17. Crusaders rock Mustangs, 18-6, to win Hilltop softball tournamentRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Star News

    ... Saturday's tournament finale. The Lady Crusaders opened the day with a 4-0 quarterfinal victory against Southwest El Centro and then defeated Scripps Ranch, 5-0, in the semifinals before advancing to the title contest. Mater Dei Catholic rapped out ...


  18. Jacket track team falls to CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Palo Verde Valley Times

    The Palo Verde High School boys' and girls' track teams saw its Imperial Valley League records slip to 0-2 as both dropped dual matches to the Central Spartans in El Centro earlier this month. The Jacket boys lost by a 94-30 count while the girls were defeated 89-32.


  19. Volleydawgs sign California product LernoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Lebanon Democrat

    Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Palomar College product Maci Lerno to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season. The El Centro, Calif., native was a four-year letter winner for coach Lisa Hinshaw at Southwest High School.


  20. Blacks Targeted by Police in FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News Max

    ... minority neighborhoods. Two of Planned Parenthood's most recent high profile building projects in New Orleans and El Centro, California, are in areas of high minority populations. Just more coincidence, I suppose abortion supporters would say. ...


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