Winterhaven, California - The Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC) will be hosting the eighth annual Imperial Valley Renewable Energy Summit, “Imperial Valley: Powering New Frontiers” on March 11-13, 2015 at the Quechan Resort in Winterhaven, CA. The renewable energy summit where will focus on the ever changing - and expanding - opportunities for development in the region where the full spectrum of renewable energy production continues to thrive.

Salton City, California - Today, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected male drug smuggler at the Highway 86 checkpoint after discovering two packages of drugs concealed inside the suspect’s car battery.

El Centro, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia invites business owners, entrepreneurs, and individuals who would like to start a business and learn how to comply with California’s complex tax laws to attend a free Small Business Seminar in Imperial Valley tomorrow Thursday, March 5.

Salton City, California - Sunday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station apprehend a dangerous gang member at the Highway 86 checkpoint for an outstanding warrant.

El Centro, California - Imperial County Board of Supervisors and the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors will come together for a signing ceremony of the settlement between the County, the Air District and the IID that ends more than 12 years of litigation.

Calexico, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia will be holding a press conference tomorrow with local officials regarding the introduction of the Border Air & Water Act (AWA) which would require the California Mexico Border Relations Council to better coordinate the funding and implementation of the New River Strategic Plan.  The Act would also direct the CalEPA to improve air quality monitoring and better fund environmental improvement projects in the California-Mexico border region.