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New CA Cigarette Tax Takes Effect

New CA Cigarette Tax Takes Effect BY ALFREDO GUZMAN The new cigarette tax took effect April 1, 2017. How has this new tax affected smokers like Cindy Fernandez of Holtville? We talked to her not…




MANA de Imperial Valley Announces Local Scholarships

MANA de Imperial Valley Announces Local Scholarships for  High School and Imperial Valley College Students Application Deadline Approaching Scholarship amount is for up to $750.00.  Application deadline is Friday April 28, 2017.  El CENTRO, CA…




Education Career Fair

El Centro – On Saturday, April 8th 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, local Imperial County school districts will be on hand for an education career fair to be held at the Multipurpose Room…


Working Together to Stop Distracted Driving

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – April is recognized as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In California, the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), and Impact Teen Drivers (ITD), as well as community partners and…



Request for Proposals

City of Holtville request for proposals for Grant Administration & Permit Processing Services for the Holtville Wetlands Project.



Border Patrol Seizes Ultralight Aircraft

Border Patrol Seizes Ultralight Aircraft HOLTVILLE, Calif. – On Monday night, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents tracked and seized an ultralight aircraft that made a cross-border incursion from Mexico and landed in the United States. At…


Viking Soccer Heads To CIF

Viking Soccer Heads To CIF By Luis Burgos and Alfredo Guzman The Holtville High School soccer team put on spectacular performances last Friday and this past Tuesday against Escondido Charter High School and Mt. Carmel…