>>50 years ago — The Brawley Chamber of Commerce has been invited by the Produce Club, sponsor of the annual Lettuce Tournament, to stage a lettuce celebration in conjunction with the world's largest amateur golf tourney Feb. 17-24. The family golf tournament will be at the Del Rio Country Club.
>>40 years ago — The problems involved in building a new high school for the Central Union High School District were considered by the high school Board of Trustees on Wednesday night. One of the principal problems, as stated by Don Halverson, the district superintendent, is to locate a buyer for the high school's current site and facilities.
>>30 years ago — A Niland girl and a Calexico man were killed in separate auto mishaps, bringing the total of Christmas weekend fatalities in the Valley to four. California Highway Patrol officers today reported they investigated 14 major traffic mishaps over the Christmas weekend. Some 18 people were injured.