Imperial, California - Wednesday, at approximately 11:19 a.m., Imperial County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Imperial Valley College (IVC) in reference to a subject making online threats to harm IVC students and staff. Deputies received information that the suspect sent text messages containing photos of the campus and several firearms.

Brawley, California - Friday afternoon, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia and AT&T will present the Brown Bag Coalition, Spread the Love Charity, and House of Bread Ministries with $1,000 grants as part of AT&T’s “Investing in California” nonprofit awards initiative.

El Centro, California - Monday, the El Centro Police Department received several phone calls of a male subject at the IV Mall causing a disturbance. The subject was making threats toward customers and employees that he was going to “shoot up” the Mall. A reporting party said the subject had something in his hands but they were not sure what it was.  Officers responded to the area of the IV Mall and began searching for the subject based on descriptions provided by witnesses.

Calexico, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico ports of entry over the weekend intercepted $335,000 worth of methamphetamine and heroin hidden in two vehicles.

Imperial, California - A chain of West Coast restaurants has announced that it will pay a lucky aficionado of crispy bacon $1,000 for a day of non-stop taste-testing, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a man suspected of smuggling methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine last week.