Imperial, California - On Monday, December 18, 2017, the Office of Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia and AT&T will host free Distracted Driving virtual experience, “It Can Wait” events at Central Union High School and Brawley Union High School.  The goal is to help put an end to this dangerous behavior by educating students and community members on the dangers of texting while driving.

El Centro, California - Imperial Irrigation District employees, on Saturday, participated in the annual Shop with a Cop holiday shopping event in El Centro.

El Centro, California - Today, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors announced the appointment of Tony Rouhotas, Jr. as the new County Executive Officer.  Mr. Rouhotas will begin serving in the new position on January 2, 2018.

Brawley, California - Former bookkeeper Claude Theodore Riley was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to 24 months in prison for embezzling from his former employer and failing to pay taxes on the stolen funds. He was also ordered to pay $273,000 in restitution to the employer and $75,000 to the Internal Revenue Service.

Calexico, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a previously deported sex offender, who illegally entered the United States Sunday night.

Imperial, California - During its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, the IID Board of Directors was presented with a report that rebuts the November 26 news article published by the Desert Sun that claims the district “left millions on the table” when it agreed to sell 1,400 acres of farmland to a solar developer in 2011.