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

San Diego, California (CN) – A corruption lawsuit filed by the city of Calexico’s former police chief claiming he was fired for cooperating with an FBI investigation into the department has been settled out of court for $1.1 million.

El Centro, California - On Monday evening, the Imperial County District Attorney, Gilbert Otero, presented Jennifer Ratcliff, survivor of a fatal car crash in 2015, with the Elsa Hechanova Memorial Award.  The Elsa Hechanova Memorial Award was created to recognize an individual who has dedicated themselves to serving victims of crime or an individual who has been a victim of crime and has survived, testified, and worked with the prosecution to ensure justice.

Imperial Valley, California - On Tuesday, during the Imperial County Board of Supervisors (Board) regular meeting, the Board adopted two proclamations that recognized the importance of raising public awareness and acceptance of autism and reaffirmed their commitment to respect and enforce victims’ rights and address their needs.

El Centro, California - The Imperial County Assessor, Robert Menvielle, wishes to inform business and personal property owners that the last day to file their annual property statement without a 10% penalty is Monday, May 8, 2017.  All filings received and/or postmarked after May 8, 2017 will be subject to a 10% late filing penalty.

Calexico, California - The Heffernan Memorial District and the Calexico City Council will address possible solutions to the Fire Station closure on the west side this coming Monday March 6th @ 5:30pm at city Hall.