El Centro, California - The County of Imperial is proud to announce the appointment of Gil Rebollar as Imperial County Public Information Officer (PIO) to replace former PIO, Linsey Dale, who now serves as the Imperial County Registrar of Voters.  Mr. Rebollar’s appointment as PIO will begin effective immediately.

El Centro, California - On Tuesday, at their regular meeting, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors approved a contract award to the Registered Nurse Mentorship Program in the amount not to exceed $360,000. The program and contract between the Imperial County Workforce and Economic Development Office (ICWED) and the Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program (IVROP) is intended for nursing students in their 4th semester completing their Registered Nursing certification and in need of supportive services.

Salton City, California -  El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a woman and two men attempting to smuggle methamphetamine through the immigration checkpoint Thursday morning.

El Centro, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested two illegal aliens Wednesday evening with prior convictions for a sexual offense.

Imperial, California - Due to recent power outages caused by metallic balloons made of Mylar, Imperial Irrigation District wishes to remind customers to not release these balloons into the outdoors.

El Centro, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an illegal alien Thursday morning with a prior conviction for a sexual offense.