| Dec 22, 2010
| 5:03 PM
CALEXICO ( KTLA) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico cargo port of entry discovered 783 pounds of marijuana in a false front wall compartment of a refrigerated trailer pulled by a 2000 Freightliner tractor.
The driver, a...
| Nov 22, 2010
| 7:16 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — After five days of surfing and Mexican food, the three buddies from the South Bay were flying home from Scorpion Bay, a world-class surf break on the Baja Peninsula.
They had eaten a roasted pig with other intrepid travelers,...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 8:00 PM
The three victims of a single-engine plane crash in Newport Beach's Back Bay drowned, coroner officials said Tuesday.
Charles Chambers, 58, of Redondo Beach, Sean Kelly, 44, of Hermosa Beach, and Russell Urban, 63, of Rancho Palos Verdes, were killed...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 1:21 PM
More than 12 years after a man was shot and killed, the suspect accused of pulling the trigger is in police custody.
Tuesday morning, Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputies were told Felipe Solorio was arrested in Mexicali, Mexico. Investigators drove to...
| May 13, 2010
| 6:24 PM
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El Centro, CA 92243
Founded: The first issue of the Imperial Valley Press, titled only Imperial Press, was printed on April 20, 1901 as a weekly local...
| Apr 14, 2010
Roberto de la Madrid, who became the first U.S.-born governor of a Mexican state when he took office in 1977 in Baja California, has died. He was 88.
De la Madrid died March 19, officials from Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party confirmed. He...
| Sep 16, 2009
In Tijuana, schoolchildren get lessons on how to duck during gangland shootouts. Ciudad Juarez cops patrol with military escorts, and the morgue there is spilling over with gunshot victims.
But here in Mexicali, people fear the desert sun more than...
| Apr 27, 2009
The Imperial Valley is accustomed to the spectral look of failure: Houses around the Salton Sea have been abandoned for decades; the Planters Hotel in Brawley stood empty for years before it was destroyed by fire; Main Street in El Centro, the Imperial...
| Apr 9, 2010
| 4:56 PM
LOS ANGELES -- A moderate aftershock rattled northern Baja California Friday, days after the area was struck by a deadly magnitude-7.2 earthquake on Easter Sunday.
The magnitude-5.1 aftershock struck 36 miles south of Mexicali at 4:05 p.m. Friday. No...
| Nov 25, 2009
| 8:45 AM
Earthquakes continue to rattle the California- Mexico border but there are no reports of damage or injuries.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a quake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.2 struck at 5:01 a.m. Wednesday in Mexico. It was centered in Baja...
| Jun 13, 2009
BAJA-- No immediate reports of damage or injuries were reported when a 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit near the California- Mexico border Saturday.
The quake struck at 3:37 p.m. 29 miles southwest of Guadalupe Victoria, Mexico, about 45 miles south of...