Imperial County, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia will be hosting several “Community Coffees’” tomorrow Friday in the Imperial Valley and cordially invites the public to come enjoy a cup of coffee and bring their questions and concerns regarding legislative issues.

Calexico, California - The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) today announced the start of the Collaborative Reform Initiative for Technical Assistance (CRI-TA) with the Calexico Police Department in California.

Sacramento, California - The Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials passed two bills (AB 965, AB 1059) with overwhelmingly bi-partisan support today authored by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, which would require the California Mexico Border Relations Council to better coordinate the funding and implementation of the New River Strategic Plan.  The second would direct CalEPA to improve air quality monitoring and better fund environmental improvement projects along the California-Mexico border region.

Brawley, California - The public is invited to join Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia who will be having a community workshop today with the California Department of Toxic Control to talk about the Environment and Public Health in your community.

Ocotillo, California - Friday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro station apprehended a gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States.

El Centro, California - In California’s Imperial Valley, HSI special agents arrested 28 individuals, including 10 documented gang members of the Brole, North Side Centro, West Side Centro, South Side Centro and Pilgrim Street gangs as part of Operation ‘Project Wildfire’.