50 years ago — Imperial County school districts have received an additional $11,045 from the state due to increased enrollments. The money is a supplemental apportionment in school districts reporting increased attendance.
40 years ago — The El Centro City Council authorized arrangements considered necessary to aid an onion dehydrating plant locating in El Centro. The council acted in three fields: water service, sewage, and right-of-way.
30 years ago — Imperial County was warned it faces possible lawsuits if it attempts to impose its proposed geothermal policy on developers of the hot underground water basin.
20 years ago — A recent move by the state to allow nurses to prescribe certain drugs is apparently a tough pill for many in the Valley medical field to swallow. The decision last week by the state Board of Registered Nurses was designed to ease the shortage of bedside nurses by expanding nurses' responsibilities and, thus, making the profession more desirable.