Calexico

And the drug war droned on and on

Mini aircraft and conspirators implicated in heroin smuggling operation

El Centro residents Jonathan Elias and Bryan Valle pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday (August 11) to bringing in 28.55 pounds of heroin illegally to the United States. They used drones to bring in the ...

Sunday is go time

Tank of meth intercepted and four people apprehended

A Lemon Grove man was caught over the weekend attempting to cross the border into the U.S. with a gas tank full of liquid methamphetamine, Border Patrol officials are reporting. The unnamed 39-year-old was stopped ...

Still no light at the end of the tunnel

Pacific Imperial's binational railroad may involve some trucks

The plan for reconstructing the now-defunct binational railroad has been submitted and approved, revealed San Diego County transit authority officials during their September 18 board meeting. What officials didn't say, at least not until their ...

Shades of Sweetwater at Calexico Unified School District

As the San Diego County grand jury opens an investigation this week into allegations of corruption in the Sweetwater Union High School District, new intrigues play out in Calexico with Sweetwater’s former attorney firm, GCR, ...

Fraud Possible in Calexico Unified School District Bond Expenditures

Sweetwater Union High School District and Southwestern College continue to be subjects of district attorney investigations related to school bond expenditures. Calexico Unified School District had concerns about bond-related activity, so superintendent Richard Fragale and ...

Did Calexico Unified School District Need a Lawyer and a Lobbyist?

The Calexico Unified School District continues to face hard times due to continuing financial problems. Until recently, the district also faced the possibility of state-imposed penalties in the millions after schools were forced to close ...

Calexico Unified School District's Similarities with Sweetwater

A tipster recently brought to the Reader’s attention the fact that Calexico Unified School District is beginning to look like Sweetwater Union High School District. To begin with, Calexico’s district counsel is GCR, LLP, the ...