Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Stations Highway 86 checkpoint, arrested a man suspected of drug smuggling after packages of methamphetamine were discovered in a backpack and also hidden inside a vehicle compartment on Friday.

Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) chair of the Select Committee on Renewable Energy Development and Restoration of the Salton Sea will be convening a hearing at the state Capitol on the Salton Sea.

Calexico, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station, arrested a man who brandished a knife early this morning in downtown Calexico.

Imperial Valley, California - In an effort to assist the State of California’s administration in accomplishing Salton Sea restoration goals that were established in October 2015, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors authorized the Imperial County Executive Officer Ralph Cordova, Jr. to release guidelines for a Solicitation of Interest for Dust Suppression Projects at the Salton Sea that are consistent with the Salton Sea Air Quality Mitigation (SS AQM) Program.  Statements of Interest must be submitted by August 31, 2016.

Brawley, California - Whose life will you save today? Will it be your co-worker? Someone's sister, wife or child? You never know who you will save. Please donate at this blood drive.

El Centro, California - Several Imperial County Free Library locations are scheduled to close for a few weeks in August so that staff can conduct annual maintenance, inventory and participate in staff development activities.