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By JONATHAN DALE, Staff Writer | September 26, 2007
Hector Lino had been an assistant manager for GameStop at 2049 N. Imperial Ave. in El Centro for just two weeks before working the largest night in the history of video games. At 12 a.m. Tuesday, the highly anticipated Microsoft Xbox 360 game Halo 3 was released from more than 10,000 retailers throughout the United States to more than 1 million waiting gamers. ?It turned out pretty good,? Lino said. ?There was a good amount of people.? Lino said he was instructed by his district manager to not give even an estimate of how many people attended the midnight release, but a quick glance at the line forming at the GameStop in the Imperial Valley Mall put the line there at more than 100 people.
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By JONATHAN ATHENS, Staff Writer | June 10, 2007
BRAWLEY ? Completion of the new Wal-Mart SuperCenter here will be a major milestone for the community ? it will be the largest retail establishment in the city and it means customers in the region, instead of having to make the trek to El Centro, will do their shopping in this city. But the Arkansas-based retail giant, the largest retailer in the world, is known for low-ball pricing strategies that drive small, privately owned businesses out of business. A 2004 study of Wal-Mart?
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By JONATHAN DALE, Staff Writer | February 22, 2007
Peering beneath a blue surgeon?s cap, Esmeralda Gonzalez?s eyes widened as Dr. Craig Satow made an incision in the sleeping Rottweiler lying before them. ?It?s really interesting,? Esmeralda said as she watched Satow spay the dog. ?The surgery is the amazing part.? The 14-year-old ninth-grader from De Anza Junior High in Calexico was just one of hundreds of Imperial Valley students who took advantage of the Imperial County Office of Education?s annual job-shadowing day to begin looking into different career paths.
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By BRIANNA LUSK, Staff Writer | September 7, 2006
WESTMORLAND ? With the deadline for calling a special election quickly approaching, the City Council here voted to appoint the sole applicant and forego an election. Stanley Brummett was appointed and sworn in, taking a seat on the council for the duration of Wednesday?s meeting. Councilman Victor Torres resigned from his seat Aug. 16 after being accepted into the graduate degree program at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. ?Anyone that comes on the council will learn as they go,?
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August 27, 2006
> > 50 years ago ? Five persons were injured in two highway accidents near Plaster City during the weekend, the California Highway Patrol reported. Four members of an El Paso, Texas, family were hurt Saturday when their car overturned two miles east of here on Highway 80. Taken to Pioneers Memorial Hospital with minor injuries were R.H. Mackey, 44; Mrs. Mackey, 46; their daughter, Barbara Jane, 15, who was driving; and a friend of the daughter, Mary McAdams, 16, also of El Paso.
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By RUDY YNIGUEZ | June 10, 2005
Staff Writer Brawley resident Meghan Blevins is the Imperial County Farm Bureau's new assistant manager. Blevins, 22, is the daughter of Curt and Suzanne Rutherford of Brawley. She started work Monday. As assistant manager, Blevins' job is to work with the various Farm Bureau committees, particularly its public affairs committee. Additionally, she will fill in as needed for Nicole Rothfleisch, the Farm Bureau's executive director. "I will learn all about the agriculture industry in the Valley and about the different issues farmers and others are dealing with, and possible solutions to those issues," Blevins said Thursday.
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January 19, 2005
QUESTION: I called the One Stop to see if they were facilitating the job applications for the Chili's restaurant. They said "no. " Do you know who is and when the job search will commence? ? Signed, "Bar Gal" Sonya Muñoz, the Imperial Valley Mall's assistant manager, said there will be a job fair at the Imperial Valley Expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. Many of the businesses at the soon-to-be-opening Imperial Valley Mall will be there taking applications but she didn't know if a Chili's Grill & Bar rep would be there.
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July 17, 2004
July 20, 1924 ? July 13, 2004 Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday in St. Mary's Catholic Church in El Centro for Carmen Johnson, 79, who died July 13 in El Centro Regional Medical Center. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Rev. Mike Sinor officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro. Born July 20, 1924, in El Centro, Mrs. Johnson married Willis Bernard "Dude" Johnson on Feb. 12, 1943, in Yuma.
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