Long Beach, California - Earning a degree in Criminal Justice from San Diego State University, Iran began his career as a Deputy Probation Officer with Imperial County in 1999. Moving through the ranks with his skill and strong commitment to public safety, Iran accepted a supervisory position in 2008 with the Imperial Valley Street Interdiction Team. In his role as a leader with a multi-agency task force, Iran learned the value of working in close partnership with other entities, an attribute that continues to serve him and the Department well. In this position, Iran initiated a number of cases that resulted in dozens of arrests and the seizure of 60 kilograms of cocaine and a million dollars in cash.

El Centro, California - The IID Board of Directors today directed staff to proceed with negotiations to rescind a power purchase agreement it recently approved with Regenerate Power and its development subsidiary, Titan Solar 1.

El Centro, California - Tenaska has closed refinancing on its 150-megawatt (MW) Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West project through an issuance of $400 million of senior secured, long-term notes. The private placement received an investment-grade rating of BBB by Kroll.

El Centro, California - On Tuesday, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors announced the appointment of Public Health Director Robin Hodgkin as the Interim County Executive Officer (CEO) following the recent retirement announcement of Ralph Cordova, Jr.  Mrs. Hodgkin will serve as Interim CEO effective immediately.  The Imperial County Board of Supervisors appointed Danila Vargas to serve as Interim Public Health Director while Mrs. Hodgkin is to lead the county.

El Centro, California - Across America, grandparents are pillars of comfort and support. After a lifetime of giving back to their families and communities, grandmothers and grandfathers continue to offer compassion and wisdom to their loved ones and inspire us to be our best selves.  On National Grandparents Day, we honor the sacrifices they make and continue to show our affection and appreciation for them. The Imperial County Area Agency on Aging encourages everyone to observe National Grandparents Day on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Calexico, California -  With the nation’s blood supply facing significantly low levels, Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District, an Affiliate of the Scripps Health Network would like to bring to light the recent CALEXICO UNIDOS BLOOD DRIVE efforts that are scheduled for August 17th at the Calexico Community Center. Joining them for tomorrow’s kick-off will be Blood Drive partners the San Diego Blood Bank, Entravision, Calexico Chamber of Commerce, Lamar, Mi Calexico and the City of Calexico.