Ultralight packed with pot found in S. Cal desert
Authorities say a high-flying drug smuggler abandoned an ultralight plane in the Southern California desert - and it was loaded with a half-million dollars' worth of marijuana and meth.
Olive plantings expand into Southern California, Arizona
The bird's eye view from the century-old-plus Beach Line Citrus farm in Niland in California's Imperial County is a commanding vision of the azure waters in the Salton Sea several miles to the West and the towering Chocolate Mountains to the East.
ICSO arrests suspect for copper theft
The Imperial County Sheriff's Office conducted an investigation related to theft of copper wire from the Kinder Morgan Plant just outside the city of Niland, California.
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M4.1 quake shakes Salton Sea area
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 12:04 p.m. Monday quake was centered five miles west of the community of Niland, or about 18 miles northwest of the city of Brawley.