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  1. Woody Davis, longtime Long Beach High School swim coach, dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... feel special," Skudin said. "He was a coach that demanded respect, but never had to yell." Davis was born in El Centro, California, on Oct. 17, 1933, before moving to Forest Hills, Queens, when he was 16. He joined the U.S. Air Force and competed on ...

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  2. In Some Metro Areas, Jobs Recovery Still Out of ReachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Wall Street Journal

    ... some smaller regions.The jobless rate in Yuma, Ariz., stood at 23.1%, highest among any metro in the country. In El Centro, Calif., joblessness was 21.3%. There were 191 metro regions with jobless rates above the national average, outnumbering the ...

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  3. California's farm economy 'ruined'Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | San Diego Reader

    ... of more than 20 percent. Both are agricultural areas within San Diego's orbit: Yuma, Arizona, at 23.1 percent; and El Centro, 21.3. Other California agricultural metro areas have an unemployment rate of 10 percent or above: Bakersfield, 10; Yuba ...

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  4. Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near BrawleyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Los Angeles Times

    ... p.m. PDT at a depth of 6.8 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was nine miles from Imperial, 13 miles from El Centro, and 21 miles from Calexico.

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  5. Bid farewell to commuter terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... is Seaport Airlines, which offers nonstop service on nine-seat Cessna planes to San Felipe, Mexico, as well as El Centro in Imperial County. It will move its air service to the west end of Terminal 1. The change is driven by larger planes the ...

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  6. Texas A&M launches engineering academies at 4 schoolsRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | My Mother Lode

    Texas A&M University has partnered with an energy company to try to get more students at two-year colleges to study engineering. The Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academies will be at Houston Community College, Texas Southmost College in Brownsville, the Alamo Colleges in San Antonio and El Centro College in Dallas.

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  7. Dylann Roof's teachers, Bernie Sanders' chances, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... face-to-face: the proud parents of your own 21st-century Frankenstein's monster. In 1971, my family was living in El Centro, California, where my husband was stationed at the Naval Air Facility. I was a member of "The Citizens for Agriculture," a ...

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  8. La Gente hosts latest USA Amateur Boxing show at the unique Ricochet Rec CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Examiner.com

    ... with the left hook. Bout #3, featuring two 16 year-old females, had Nataly Jimenez of La Familia Boxing Club, El Centro, Calif. (128 pounds) going up against Sharon Duran of Old School Boxing (123.6 pounds). Jimenez's height and weight advantage ...

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  9. Heat Warning Issued for Desert CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | NBC San Diego

    ... for parts of Riverside and Imperial counties according to the National Weather Service. Areas like Calexico, El Centro, Glamis, Imperial and the Salton Sea are under the warning issued for 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Residents should drink more water ...

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  10. New artwork at museum in OcotilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... meant to be photographed and pieced together by the public," said Hitch, a 2013 graduate of Southwest High in El Centro and a current architecture student at Judson College near Chicago. "The art is experienced by looking at the image and seeking ...

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  11. Border Patrol Stops Fleeing Driver, Seizes MarijuanaRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Holtville Tribune

    El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested three suspected drug smugglers and seized more than 100 pounds of marijuana near Highway 98 and Anderholt Road early this morning after a driver failed to yield. The incident occurred at approximately 3:15 a.m., when Border Patrol agents, operating a Remote Video Surveillance System, observed two men carrying large backpacks climb over the International Boundary Fence near the Alamitos Canal.

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  12. Men Allegedly Used El Centro Clinic to Defraud MedicareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | NBC San Diego

    Four Southern California men have been charged with illegally defrauding Medicare of millions through an El Centro clinic in a newly unsealed 30-count indictment, U.S. Attorney Laura E. Duffy said Tuesday. Paul Robinson, Levon Tovmassian, Hasmik Senekerimyan and Nazar Muradyan conspired with Gevorg Kupelian and others to commit health care fraud, the indictment alleges, through an El Centro clinic.

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  13. Out West: The heat is onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Examiner.com

    ... across southeastern California, southern Nevada, and western Arizona. Temperatures in Phoenix, Las Vegas, and El Centro and Blythe in California were well over 100 Monday, and are expected to increase further as the week progresses. The area from ...

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  14. Church bishop arrested for child sex crime in BrawleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Palo Verde Valley Times

    Special to the Times BRAWLEY, Calif. - Brawley Police Department arrested Mark Q. Anderson, 47, of El Centro, California, after receiving a report about a teenage girl getting inappropriate sexual communication from a bishop at her church on June 5. Brawley police and Homeland Security Investigations detectives initiated the investigation into the allegations on June 5. The investigation revealed information that supported the allegations and search warrants were granted through Imperial Superior Court.

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  15. Inside/Out College Program Celebrates Completion of Second Semester College CourseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Holtville Tribune

    ... all class will be recognized and honored during a special ceremony at the Day Reporting Center 324 Applestill Rd., El Centro, Ca. 92243 on June 11, 2015 at 3:00pm.

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  16. Photos of the weekRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | CBS News

    ... father who works as a truck driver. Agricultural farm land is seen next to the desert in the Imperial valley near El Centro, California, May 31, 2015. California is enduring its worst drought on record. Boston police display the military-style knife ...

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

    Jun 5, 2015 | Holtville Tribune

    El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States, near Calexico this past Tuesday. Border Patrol agents on patrol observed a man, later identified as Alexander Antonio Salinas-Avalos, a 29-year-old Salvadoran national, after he entered the United States from Mexico at approximately 11 p.m. Agents responded and arrested Salinas approximately 3.5 miles east of the Calexico Port of Entry.

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  18. Bid farewell to commuter terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... is Seaport Airlines, which offers nonstop service on nine-seat Cessna planes to San Felipe, Mexico, as well as El Centro in Imperial County. It will move its air service to the west end of Terminal 1. The change is driven by larger planes the ...

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  19. S.D. Commuter Flights Moving to Main TerminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... is Seaport Airlines, which offers nonstop service on nine-seat Cessna planes to San Felipe, Mexico, as well as El Centro in Imperial County. It will move its air service to the west end of Terminal 1. The change is driven by larger planes the ...

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  20. Csolar IV South Awards $8,000 in College ScholarshipsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Holtville Tribune

    CSOLAR IV South, LLC, owner of Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center South near El Centro, has again awarded a total of $8,000 in college scholarships to Imperial County high school students. This is the second year for the local scholarship program, which was announced following the start of commercial operation of Tenaska Imperial South in 2013.

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