Obamacare premiums soar as much as 78% to help cover ‘essential health benefits’

President Obama on the campaign trail in Wisconsin last Tuesday.

The Affordable Care Act was supposed to make health care more affordable, but a study of insurance policies before and after Obamacare shows that average premiums have skyrocketed, for some groups by as much as 78 percent.


Giants win 3rd World Series title in 5 years, edging Royals in Game 7

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, left, and Buster Posey celebrate after winning 3-2 to win the series over Kansas City Royals after Game 7 of baseball’s World Series Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A giant, indeed. Madison Bumgarner punctuated one of the finest World Series performances in baseball history by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 on Wednesday



IID schedules public legal program on issues facing district, ratepayers

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EL CENTRO - In a first of what is intended to be a series of public panels being presented by the Imperial Irrigation District's legal team, the district has scheduled a panel discussion entitled "A Primer: The State Water Resources Control Board and Imperial County Agriculture."


FBI Raids Calexico Police Department – takes hard drives as evidence


CALEXICO - In a press release, the City of Calexico said at approximately 9:45 a.m., Thursday, FBI agents arrived at the Calexico Police Department and entered the facility to seize and take custody of computer hard drives, documents and other potential evidence.



Last Day of Internet Tickets For Brawley Rodeo – Nov 3

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BRAWLEY - The last day to buy your Brawley Cattle Call Rodeo tickets on line is November 3rd. After that, tickets still can be purchased at 502 Main Street in Brawley.


After Further (Wildcats) Review

2012 File Photo - Buck Donavan looking for a quarterback sack against Palo Verde

BRAWLEY - The Brawley Wildcat’s big win versus the 2013 Defending Champion Imperial Tigers had everyone, (coaches, players and fans), on cloud nine, but it is time to come down to earth and look at what is facing them in the next few weeks ahead.





NILAND-The Imperial County Sheriff’s Department responded to Industrial accident call they received on October 28, 2014 around 9:56 a.m. Reporting person stated equipment fell on a subject at the Solar Plant located on Beal and Cuff Road.


Brawley – El Centro Bell Game Tickets now on sale

File Photo - Bell Game 2013

BRAWLEY - Tickets to the annual football rivalry between El Centro Spartans and the Brawley Wildcats are now on sale at both schools.

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