Report: California Film Tax Breaks Bring in $1.1 Billion in Spending


A new report should spark renewed interest in bringing beefier tax credits to California's film and television industries. The Washington Post reports that roughly $1.1 billion was spent over the last year by film and TV productions receiving newly enacted tax subsidies.


Rubio: Immigration Reform Dead Till Border Crisis Addressed (video)


The influx of illegal immigrants across the southern United States border has effectively eliminated the possibility of passing any type of immigration reform in Congress until the issue of border security is addressed, said Sen. Marco Rubio.



No resident deputy for Palo Verde

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PALO VERDE, Calif. - During an interview this week, Imperial County Sheriff Ray Loera told Palo Verde residents that it was impossible to give the unincorporated town a full-time resident deputy.


Brawley Plant Closure Leaves Cattle Producers Looking For Options


The Imperial Valley is a different place now. Long the center of California’s cattle feeding industry, this southeastern-most part of California, nestled against Mexico to the south and Arizona to the east, was rocking and rolling as 2014 dawned bright and clear.



Westmorland Summer Camp is exploration into skills and fun

Meghan Smedley, Senior, Palo Verde 4-H leadership project, runs the summer camp along with other 4-H senior members

WESTMORLAND - What does a small, poor town do in the heat of the summer when their one and only activity for children is down for the second year? They do what they have always done, pulled up their bootstraps, figured out their assets, and turned a negative into a positive.


Brawley murder victim identified, police know person of interest

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BRAWLEY - The shooting victim has been identified as 26 year old Matthew Bryan Tate of Brawley. As a result of information obtained during the investigation, a person of interest has been identified.



CHP – Single Vehicle Rollover near Holtville

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HOLTVILLE - The California Highway Patrol received a call of a single vehicle rollover on Wednesday, July 23 around 4:30 p.m.


Jack in the Box in El Centro Sells For $1.9 Million

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SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 – Cassidy Turley, a commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announces that Tom & Chow 168 Enterprise, LLC. has purchased a 2,370 square foot Jack in the Box investment property for $1.9 Million located in El Centro, CA (92243).

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