Imperial, California - Governor Brown has signed Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia’s (D-Coachella) AB 798, Local Government: Counties: Consolidation Of Offices. This measure, containing an urgency clause, will allow Imperial County to convert the Public Administrator's Office from an elected to an appointed position, and allow the County to appoint the same person to the offices of Public Administrator and Public Guardian.

Imperial, California - The Imperial Irrigation District has been informed that some of its customers have been contacted by a suspicious caller who claims to represent the “Imperial Irrigation District,” but is not associated with IID.

El Centro, California - During yesterday’s regularly scheduled meeting, the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors approved a series of agreements to Minute No. 323, a potential amendment to the 1944 treaty with Mexico, which would be key to continuing cooperative efforts on both sides of the border in support of the Colorado River system through 2026.

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 American Red Cross, Burn Institute, and Imperial County Area Agency on Aging are Distributing and Installing Free Smoke Alarms in Imperial County.

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.