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  1. Border Patrol stops Santa Ana sex offender at borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wave

    ... custody of the Border Patrol at Imperial County Jail. Seven sex offender have been arrested in the Border Patrol's El Centro Sector area this year.

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  2. UC San Diego Health to Manage Emergency Services at El Centro Regional Medical CenterRead the original story

    Wednesday | Newswise

    From comprehensive stroke care when every second counts to stitching deep cuts and evaluating flu symptoms, UC San Diego Health provides the highest quality of care when patients arrive through the emergency room doors. Now, as part of a long term partnership between UC San Diego Health and El Centro Regional Medical Center , patients in the Imperial Valley will receive the same specialty emergency care.

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  3. Agents Arrest Three after Intercepting MarijuanaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Holtville Tribune

    El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station arrested three men yesterday after discovering 210 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle. Shortly after 11 p.m., Border Patrol agents observed a silver 2004 Nissan Frontier pickup heading west towards Interstate 8 without its headlights on.

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  4. Woman's Club's Corks and Forks to Kick Off Fall SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Patch.com

    ... As in past years, proceeds from the event will benefit a local charity and this year's beneficiary will be EL CENTRO HISPANO. El Centro Hispano has been an integral part of White Plains for over 41 years assisting the Hispanic community in their ...

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  5. Pro teams push California to offer high-stakes rafflesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | SFGate

    ... million a year for Northern California charities. Sara Griffen , who runs the Imperial Valley Food Bank in rural El Centro near the Mexico border, doubts her charity will benefit from 50-50 raffles. The food bank was interested in raffling off a ...

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  6. Eduardo Laguna Takes First in Class at Best in the Desert Vegas to RenoRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Paddock Talk

    ... mbed to the brutal Nevada course but will be back to charge the SCORE Imperial Valley 250 September 23rd - 27th in El Centro, CA. Dougans Racers 2015 Vegas to Reno Results 4. Eduardo Laguna - 09:28:31 9. Justin Lofton - 09:46:06 8.

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  7. The Power Is On at the Tenaska Imperial West Solar ProjectRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Holtville Tribune

    Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West, under construction along Interstate 8 west of El Centro, is producing approximately 50 megawatts of clean, renewable power from a completed portion of the utility-scale solar project for San Diego Gas & Electric Company . At the same time, construction activity at the Tenaska Imperial West site is peaking, with more than 850 construction workers, 79 percent of which are from the local area, and boosting the economy with more than $5 million to date in the local purchase of goods and services.

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  8. 9th Circuit pans court's shackling policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Like clockwork, defense attorneys ask for the restraints to be removed during the hearing, and almost always, the judge replies that the objection has been noted for the record and defers courtroom security matters to the U.S. Marshals Service. Now the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is weighing in, and on Tuesday a three-judge panel knocked the district court's shackling policy, saying San Diego and El Centro federal judges and the marshals have failed to provide adequate justification for such restrictive and blanket use of restraints.

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  9. Member of Notorious Street Gang Arrested at BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | NBC San Diego

    ... crossed the U.S.-Mexico border about 12 miles west of the Calexico Port of Entry. Agents took Mendoza to the El Centro Border Patrol station for processing. There, while digging into his background, agents discovered he was a member of the criminal ...

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  10. Rockstar announces GTA 5 mod in honor of El Centro drug-smuggling teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | San Diego Reader

    On August 12, El Centro teens Jonathan Elias and Brayan Valle pleaded guilty in San Diego federal court to smuggling 28 pounds of heroin over the border from Mexico via personal drone. Just one week later, Rockstar Games honored their achievement by offering a $10 Drone Zone mod for its wildly popular Grand Theft Auto 5 game.

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  11. Governor Brown Announces Appointments to 45th District Agricultural...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Holtville Tribune

    Richard Acosta, 65, of El Centro, has been reappointed to the 45th District Agricultural Association, California Mid-Winter Fair and Fiesta Board of Directors, where he has served since 2001. Acosta has been an insurance agent at Smith-Kandal Insurance and Real Estate since 1993.

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  12. This Topgun Instructor Watched The F-14 Go From Tomcat To 'Bombcat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Jalopnik

    ... the fireball of the 2,000 pound Mk 84s. That was in December 1996, during an air-to-ground training detachment to El Centro, California. I was executive officer of the VF-211 Fighting Checkmates. We were a hard-working team of 30 officers, 16 chief ...

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  13. Run for Copper County brings in the classicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Silver City Sun-News

    ... 23 different car clubs were represented at Saturday's car show, and the entry that traveled the furthest was from El Centro, Calif., said Frank Bielfeldt, treasurer of the Copper Country Cruizers, in an email on Tuesday. The entries were mainly from ...

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  14. Correction: Drug-Smuggling Drones storyRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | Cybercast News Service

    ... controlled the drone. According to a plea agreement, Valle loaded the drugs and drone controller in Elias' trunk. EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) - Two California men pleaded guilty to using drones to smuggle nearly 30 pounds of heroin from Mexico to the ...

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  15. 2 plead guilty to smuggling heroin from Mexico by droneRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | Cybercast News Service

    Two California men have pleaded guilty to using drones to smuggle nearly 30 pounds of heroin from Mexico to the United States. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Wednesday the pleas in federal court in El Centro, California, represent the first drug seizure involving a drone along California's border with Mexico and possibly along the entire nearly 2,000-mile divide between the two countries.

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  16. Run to Copper Country brings 150 old cars to Gough ParkRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | The Grant County Beat

    ... according to Frank Bielfeldt, treasurer of the club. "We have more than 150 cars this year. The farthest came from El Centro, CA, and we have 90 who came from Arizona. The cars you see out here represent 15 car clubs." The Beat is now posting legal ...

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  17. California Truck Drivers compete for national title.Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | ThomasNet

    ... Mireles, Reddaway Inc. (Twin Trailers) - Garden Grove, CA Sebastian O. Mora, Williams Tank Lines (Tank Truck) - El Centro, CA Charles Pullen, FedEx Freight (3-Axle) - Ventura, CA ATA's National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van ...

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  18. Border Patrol Apprehends Man Convicted of Child RapeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Holtville Tribune

    ... the man in custody and will be presented for criminal prosecution for re-entry after previously being removed. The El Centro Sector's Community Awareness Campaign is a simple and effective program to raise public awareness on the indicators of crime ...

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  19. Cross-border drug delivery results in two guilty pleasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Ars Technica

    "This is believed to be the first international narcotics seizure by US law enforcement involving the use of drones by Mexican drug traffickers," according to a statement issued by federal prosecutors. Court documents showed that the scheme involved two men, Jonathan Elias and Brayan Valle, both of El Centro, California.

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  20. .com | 2 plead guilty to smuggling heroin from Mexico by droneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | News24

    Two California men have pleaded guilty to using drones to smuggle about 13.61kg of heroin from Mexico to the United States. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement said on Wednesday the pleas in federal court in El Centro, California, represent the first drug seizure involving a drone along California's border with Mexico and possibly along the entire nearly 2 000-mile divide between the two countries.

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