Imperial, California - With desert temperatures on the rise and the need to remind the public that the safest way to avoid drowning in canals and drains is to stay away from them, the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors declared May to be Water Safety Month.

Imperial, California -  More senior citizens can take advantage of IID’s energy assistance programs after the IID Board of Directors unanimously approved lowering the qualifying age from 65 to 62, Tuesday.

Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a woman suspected of smuggling drugs inside a vehicle’s wheel well.

Imperial, California - Imperial Regional Alliance proudly sponsored the Imperial Valley International Trade Seminar, hosted by Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation, U.S Commercial Service, and CaliBaja Binational Megaregion. Prior to the seminar, Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation, hosted a “USDA Listening Session,” for Kim Dolbow Vann, California State Director of United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development.

Calexico, California - Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector rescued a man drowning in the All-American canal.

Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two people suspected of smuggling drugs inside the back seat of a vehicle early Tuesday morning.