Alfonso Cruz Valdez

A Graveside Service will be held for Alfonso Cruz Valdez on Tuesday, February 16, at 10 a.m. at Riverview Cemetery with visitation on Monday, February 15 at Frye Chapel and Mortuary from 6-9 p.m.


ECRMC Announces Visiting Restrictions

EL CENTRO – El Centro Regional Medical Center announced today that effective immediately the hospital is taking steps to prevent the spread of flu to its patients by restricting visitation to one (1) family member per patient and no one under the age of 16. ECRMC is also asking visitors with a cold, cough, or fever not to visit patients or accompany them to visits at the clinics.

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William C. Butler Jr.

A Chapel service will be held on Saturday, February 13, at Frye Chapel and Mortuary at 10 a.m. with Jimmie Spellins officiating.

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El Centro Police and ICSO Identity Theft Case

EL CENTRO – On February 8, 2016, detectives from the El Centro Police Department Investigations Division assisted by investigators from the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a residence on the 400 block of Olive Avenue in El Centro.

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Senator Hueso Introduces Bill to Make Increased Access to Consumer Loans Program Permanent

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego), today introduced a bill that would eliminate the sunset date of January 1st, 2018 for the pilot program Increased Access to Responsible Small Dollar Loans and make it permanent for Californians. Senate Bill 984 will continue to increase the availability of responsible small dollar installment loans of at least $300 but less than $2,500.