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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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)
Sat Jul 05, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
July 4th cocktails: toast to the red, white and blue
With Independence Day upon us, it's time to toast to the red, white and blue. Here are three ways to do so in NYC: Brother Jimmy's looks to the Boss for some cocktail inspiration with its Baron in the USA! high ball.
CBP Officers Arrest Man After Discovering More Than $410,000 Stashed in Vehicle
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico downtown port of entry Wednesday arrested a man after discovering more than $410,000 in unreported U.S. currency, hidden in the doors of the vehicle he was driving.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
House Appropriations approves Calexico POE project start funds
The wait on federal funding needed to start Phase 1 work on the Calexico Port of Entry expansion is coming to an end.
Border Patrol to ship detained families from Texas to California
Hundreds of families caught illegally crossing the border in Texas will be flown to Border Patrol stations in Southern California in the coming days.