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El Centro native returns home to offer specialized services

With his education and experience, El Centro native Marc Manix could open a medical practice anywhere in the country. But for Manix, home is where the heart is, so when an opportunity arose to return to the Imperial Valley, he didn't hesitate. An online service is needed to view this article in its

IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS ONLINE - 2017-11-19 08:10:00

Enforcement detail makes 38 arrests in El Centro

EL CENTRO -- An eight-hour multiagency law enforcement detail on Wednesday resulted in the arrest of 38 individuals throughout targeted areas of El Centro, as well as the seizure of marijuana, methamphetamine and heroin. The enforcement detail, dubbed "Operation Wild Turkey," involved more than 70 l


Stories from the Past - Nov. 19: Hornets, Vikings tie, 12-12

50 YEARS AGO: A run was stopped, two kicks were blocked and one kick sailed wide as all four extra point attempts failed and forced the Calipatria Hornets and Holtville Vikings into a 12-12 tie. The tie left both teams with a part of the Mountain Desert League championship. Both were 3-0-1 in league

IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS ONLINE - 2017-11-19 09:00:00

Happening Today - Nov. 18: Grace Baptist Fall Festival

EL CENTRO - Grace Baptist Fall Festival will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at the church, 225 S. Waterman Ave., El Centro. Join us and fall in love with Jesus. Family and friends, everyone is welcome. There will be games, face painting, corn maze, kettle corn and much more. For more information c

IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS ONLINE - 2017-11-18 10:00:00

Stories from the Past - Nov. 18: Jet plunges into feedlot

50 YEARS AGO: Twenty-five head of cattle were killed and another 40 to 50 injured to the extent that they will probably have to be destroyed after a Navy jet fighter flew into a haystack at the 3-D Feedlot next to the El Centro Naval Air Facility. The pilot of the F-8 Crusader aircraft, Lt. (junior

IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS ONLINE - 2017-11-18 09:00:00

Stories from the Past - Nov. 17: Spartans close season tonight

50 YEARS AGO: Perhaps the California Interscholastic Federation has a crystal ball or just likes to guess. The officials at the CIF office have already placed El Centro's Spartans in the CIF playoffs. However, should the Spartans lose tonight to Brawley, there could be some very red faces around the


Trial date set for alleged kidnapping case

CALEXICO, Calif. - An Imperial County Superior Court Judge set a trial date for an alleged Calexico kidnapping case over 3 1/2 years old Thursday morning. The District Attorney's Office said they have all the documents they need from the Calexico Police Department. He said this was what holding up


The Evolution Of Feedlots In Imperial Valley

Cattle in open pens. This card was mailed from El Centro March 5, 1920 to an address in Portland, Oregon. The card was published by Davis Drug Store in El Centro. The description on the back reads, " 'Feeders', Ready to Ship. El Centro, Cal." Postcard from Carol Hann Collection Since the beginning o


Temecula community set to commemorate Pechanga Pu'eska Mountain Day

The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians and city of Temecula are banding together for a holiday marking the end of the fight against Liberty Quarry. A Pechanga Pu'eska Mountain Day proclamation ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at City Hall, 41000 Main Street. The inaugural holiday was

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 20:02:32

Two men arrested after high speed chase from Gonzales to Baton Rouge

Two men are now in custody after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase from Gonzales to Baton Rouge. Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on Airline Highway in Gonzales Wednesday night. The traffic stop was conducted because officials say


Ritney Castine named pastor at Gonzales church

GONZALES - Trinity AME Church, 1420 S. Darla Ave., has announced its new pastor is the Rev. Ritney Castine. Born and raised in Napoleonville, Castine is the son of a pastor, a former 8th Episcopal District YPD president and member of the AMEC General Board. He comes from Allen Chapel AME Church in W

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2017-11-18 01:30:00

Don't miss these shows to watch and concerts in south Louisiana (Nov. 17-23)

BAND NAME OF THE WEEK: Girlfriend Island BATON ROUGE AREA FRIDAY ERIKA & MATT: Beauregard Gallery & Bistro, 11:30 a.m. CHARLSTON BOURGEOIS: Happy's Irish Pub, 5 p.m. OPEN MIC: La Divina Italian Cafe, 6 p.m. THE BLUES ANCIENTS: Pit-N-Peel, 6 p.m. PARIS WILLIAMS: Kerry Beary's Atomic Pop Shop, 6 p.m


La. tribes to host Annual Fall Pow-Wow this weekend

This weekend, Arena D of the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales will be jumping with the sounds of drums, dancing feet, and oohing and ahhing from the crowd. It's the 50th Annual Fall Pow-Wow of the Louisiana Indian Heritage Association. You are invited to experience the pageantry, the bustling mar


Unexpired terms, new and old taxes among issues on Saturday ballot;; polls open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. statewide

LIVINGSTON - Voters statewide on Saturday will select a state treasurer, while Livingston Parish ballots include tax proposals to gravity drainage and fire protection, as well as a runoff to fill an unexpired term on the Denham Springs City Council. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. statewide


Today and Sunday's Sports Calendar

TODAY HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING Allstate Sugar Bowl/Louisiana High School Athletic Association state swim meet at SPAR Aquatic Center in Sulphur (Division I and II, finals) GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Terrebonne at Houma Christian, 1 p.m. Fontainebleau at Thibodaux, 1 p.m. Donaldsonville at Assump

DAILY COMET - 2017-11-18 15:00:00

Hunter's Run finds new location in Carville

Hunter's Run Gun Club, which left its Port Allen location earlier this year after a lease dispute with the West Baton Rouge Parish sheriff, has landed in a new home in Carville, the club announced today. Hunter's Run President Ron Duplessis tells members in an email that the club will likely have a

BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT - 2017-11-17 21:16:18

Assumption Parish man arrested on sexual battery charge

NAPOLEONVILLE - Assumption Parish sheriff's deputies arrested and booked a Belle Rose man on sexual battery after a grand jury indicted him a week earlier. For more than year, authorities investigated allegations that Trevis Michael Ray committed sexual crimes with a girl under the age of 12. State


NMDOT solicits input on bike routes

AZTEC - The New Mexico Department of Transportation is gathering input through the end of December about the possible creation of bike routes along state and U.S. highways. Representatives of NMDOT and Bohannan Huston, a firm hired to undertake the bike route study, met with the Farmington Metropoli

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-18 00:00:02

Food drive competition pits local governments against each other

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Aztec collects 1,960 pounds of food or nearly 23 pounds per employee FARMINGTON - Local municipalities and the county government collected a total of 15,462 pounds of food for ECHO Food Bank during an annual competition this year. The competition dates to 2010. Th


Aztec commission will discuss business incubator

AZTEC - The Aztec City Commission will hold a special workshop at 5:15 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 201 W. Chaco St., to discuss the city's business incubator, also known as the HUB. The city is leasing the building at the intersection of North Church Street and East Chuska Street. The city also has th

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-19 03:00:02