Imperial, California - A scam is trying to take advantage of residents of Imperial County. A subject pretending to be Dan Phillips from the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office is calling local residents advising that they have a warrant for their arrest. Callers are being told they have to pay a fine to clear up a warrant that has been issued and are requesting they obtain a pre-paid credit card and provide the numbers on it.

El Centro, California - Today, the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District’s office located at 150 South 9th Street in El Centro is closed due to a power outage.  The office will reopen by 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

Brawley, California - Today, Brawley has been rocked by a small swarm of moderate earthquakes.

El Centro, California - Tuesday, January 3, 2017, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors will host a Swearing In Ceremony for the incoming Supervisor-elect Luis Plancarte (District 2) and re-elected Supervisors Michael Kelley (District 3) and Ryan Kelley (District 4) in El Centro.  After taking the oath of office, the Board is expected to select a new Chairman and Vice-Chair for the 2017 calendar year.  The event will run from 11 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Board Chambers in the Administration Building.

Imperial, California - The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors recently approved income guideline changes for its 2017 customer assistance programs.

Imperial, California - In the spirit of giving, employees of the Imperial Irrigation District played Santa for a day, making a special delivery of hundreds of new toys, just days before Christmas, to less fortunate children of the Imperial and Coachella valleys.