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Stories of the Past: Monday, February 4, 2002

February 04, 2002

>>50 years ago — The bodies of five persons, thought by sheriff's deputies to have been illegal aliens, were found by an Imperial Irrigation District employee and sheriff's deputies in the desert 19 miles northwest of Imperial on Saturday afternoon.

>>40 years ago — Jerald Siebert, on trial here for rape and attempted murder, testified Friday that he does not remember running over his victim with an automobile.

>>30 years ago — Two El Centro public school teachers' groups, to protest what they think is an inadequate raise in salary, voted Wednesday night to donate those funds to build a community swimming pool.

>>20 years ago — Calexico Hospital may be one step closer to solving its fiscal problems, thanks to a resolution unanimously passed by its board Thursday night.

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