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.

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.

Holtville, California - For the second time this week a swarm of moderate earthquakes has been rattling the Holtville area. Today's quakes have an epicenter about 5 miles west of Holtville.

Imperial, California - In what is expected to be a utility first, the IID Board of Directors approved a power purchase agreement that will enable the district to offer solar energy to all of its low-income customers under a new community solar program.

El Centro, California - Tuesday, August 15, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors will host a reception to commemorate the 110th Anniversary of the County’s incorporation.  The event will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., following the Board of Supervisors meeting, in the conference room adjacent to the Imperial County Board of Supervisors Chambers in El Centro.

Holtville, California - Yesterday, Imperial County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded 434 W 5th Street in Holtville reference to a possible stabbing.