Imperial, California - Today, the Imperial Irrigation District Board directed its general counsel, with the assistance of the law firm of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, to initiate a formal action against the California Independent System Operator to restore long-term deliverability of generated resources located within the IID balancing authority.

Imperial, California - With May being "water safety month," Imperial Irrigation District's safety mascot Dippy Duck and his team will be taking flight, landing at grade schools across the Imperial Valley between now and the end of June to promote the water safety message.

Brawley, California - Today, Congressman Juan Vargas congratulates Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, Inc. in Brawley, California for receiving $691,667 in federal grant funding. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $101 million in Affordable Care Act funding for 164 community health care centers throughout 33 states. This funding is to ensure the delivery of vital health care services to various communities in the country.

Calexico, California - Tuesday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station arrested two Calexico residents attempting to smuggle more than 28 pounds of cocaine stuffed into a duffle bag.

Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia joined the California Latino Legislative Caucus in honoring two distinguished Imperial Valley natives at this year’s 2015 Latino Spirit Awards. The Latino Spirit Awards were established in 2002 at the State Capitol in Sacramento to coincide the state’s acknowledgement of Cinco de Mayo and to highlight positive role models in our community.

Calexico, California - On Saturday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station foiled an illegal narcotics smuggling attempt of more than 69 pounds of methamphetamine and subsequently discovered a sophisticated, cross-border tunnel.