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The Week Magazine
March 21, 2018
Still, the Salton Sea Recreation Area continues to attract visitors, and thousands of people live around the sea in small towns like Salton City and Bombay Beach. Many of them are retirees, who have spent their life savings on a property, but there are also young families — mostly Hispanic — who are drawnÃÂ ...
Imperial Valley News
March 15, 2018
Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested three people after they made a drug seizure at a checkpoint over the weekend. The incident occurred late Saturday night, when a male driver along with two female passengers, approached the Highway 86 checkpoint in a silver DodgeÃÂ ...
March 11, 2018
3.4-magnitude earthquake in Salton City felt as far as East County. Mark Saunders. 8:33 AM, Mar ... The quake hit just after 5:30 a.m. Sunday a little more than 8.5 miles southwest of Salton City, Calif., with a depth of about 6 miles, according to the United States Geological Survey. According to the website'sÃÂ ...
March 6, 2018
SALTON CITY, Calif. - Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested two wanted men Monday morning. A 37-year-old man was referred to secondary inspection after he handed the agent a suspicious looking identification card during an immigration inspection at around 7:45 a.m..
March 5, 2018
SALTON CITY, Calif. - El Centro Sector Border Patrol arrested a man suspected of smuggling almost half a million dollars worth of narcotics inside his truck Saturday morning at the Highway 86 checkpoint. At around 11:25 a.m., a 34-year-old man approached the checkpoint in a Honda pick-up truck.
March 2, 2018
SALTON CITY, Calif. - Over 100 Coachella Valley Unified School District teachers and dozens of administrators were voted to be laid off Thursday night. It's something teachers have been worried about since CVUSD sent out a letter, explaining cuts would be made due to a $10.4 million deficit.
The Desert Sun
February 26, 2018
On Saturday, border patrol agents arrested two teenagers at a border patrol checkpoint near Salton City. The two 17-year-old girls were transporting methamphetamine on a commercial bus line heading towards Indio, officials said. The girls, both U.S.-citizens, were arrested and transferred to the DEA whenÃÂ ...
February 21, 2018
SALTON CITY, Calif. - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to Highway 86 arrested a man suspected of smuggling methamphetamine Friday afternoon. The incident occurred at about 4:30 p.m. when a 2007 Chevrolet Aveo approached the highway checkpoint. During primary inspection, aÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
... Southwest-Salton Sea-Chuckwalla Mountains- Imperial County Southeast-Imperial County West-Imperial Valley- Chiriaco Summit- Including the cities of Mountain Spring, Desert Shores, Imperial Hot Mineral Springs, Winterhaven, Coolidge Springs, Salton City, Winona, Coyote Wells, Ocotillo, Plaster CityÃÂ ...
The Desert Sun
December 31, 1999
Two women and a man were arrested for allegedly smuggling heroin and methamphetamine through a Salton City border patrol checkpoint, according to a report by Customs and Border Patrol. The three were traveling northbound on Highway 86 late Saturday night, when they were stopped at a borderÃÂ ...
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