QUESTION: Today as I was driving on S22 between Salton City and Borrego I noticed a film being made. Just as the road climbs to the top of the canyon they have created adobe buildings set into the rock walls and there are several vehicles, including two helicopters, out there. What are they filming and who may be in it? — Distant Observer, e-mail
The filmers are making an episode of the "X-Files," a sci-fi television series, said Allison Martin, executive director of the Imperial County Film Commission.
The stars of the Fox Network series are not there; they came and left, according to Martin.
In the series the principles of the "X-Files" whiz off to various sites (in one episode, the action took place inside the damaged lungs of a cancer patient) to fight evil and invaders in defense of the world.
QUESTION: How did an 8-year-old get his cat on Medi-Cal so he could get the cat's surgery financed by the state? There are lots of elderly people like me who can't get on Medi-Cal but apparently a cat can receive free medical care. I believe that if you can't afford the expenses of a pet, you shouldn't have one. I would like to see an answer, — Abused Taxpayer, El Centro