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By ALEJANDRO DAVILA | Staff Writer | April 12, 2012
HEBER - Martha Gonzalez would take her morning walks along the canal near Pitzer Road and recalls seeing the sunrise and the sky filled with colors. “It was a wonderful thing that you can't see in cities anymore,” she said in Spanish. But the last time she had her walk and got near her house on Meridian Street, she saw trash under trees on the empty lot. “I imagine people dump trash at night,” she said. The empty lot on Pitzer Road and Meridian Street, where Heber ends, has become an eyesore for many residents like Gonzalez and her neighbor Irma Partida.
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By ANTOINE ABOU-DIWAN | Staff Writer | November 4, 2012
Community pride and good times were the order of the day Saturday morning when more than 50 volunteers from a number of Valley community groups turned out to help clean a stretch of Dogwood Road in Heber. The event, coordinated by the Imperial County Sheriff's Office and made possible by donations from area businesses, is part of the community policing program within the ICSO, said Lt. Scott Sheppeard. Volunteers divided into two groups, with one group painting over graffiti and another group picking up trash and clearing brush.
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By ALEJANDRO DÁVILA | Staff Writer | March 19, 2013
HEBER - On any given day, at around noon, senior citizen Gloria Seigmond finishes her household chores and sits to watch television while her husband, Hugo, reads.  But this Monday was different, meaning the Seigmonds moved away from their routine and instead went to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church to be part of the first of many senior luncheons to be held here. “It's a balanced meal,” said Hugo Seigmond in Spanish as he set up his punch line. “The only thing that was missing was fried pork in the sandwich,” he said, and everyone at his table laughed.
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ELIZABETH VARIN | Digital Media News Editor | January 30, 2013
Updated at 1:35 p.m. The Sheriff's Office has announced that the missing Imperial Valley teen has been found. No further information regarding 16-year-old Janeth Villa's disappearance and reappearance were provided.   Earlier: The Sheriff's Office is looking for an Imperial Valley teen reported missing yesterday afternoon. Janeth Villa, 16, was last seen in Heber at 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to an alert from the Sheriff's Office. The Hispanic female is 5 feet, three inches tall, weighing about 100 pounds with her bottom lip pierced.
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By IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS STAFF | May 21, 2009
The Heber School is announcing the cancellation of movie nights at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Heber Jr. High School. ? VICKY MAGANA vmagana@ivpressonline.com
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By JULIO MORALES | Staff Writer | December 5, 2012
HEBER - A one-time Heber resident is being sought in connection with a weekend murder in Blythe. Authorities believe Jorge Cazares, 24, may have crossed into Mexico sometime after the shooting death of Terrence Hughes, 24, of Blythe. The shooting occurred Saturday afternoon at an apartment complex. The victim was transported to Palo Verde Hospital, where he later died, according to a press release from the Blythe Police Department. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information regarding this case, or any other crime, is urged to contact the Blythe Police Department at 760-922-6111 or they can give their information anonymously by calling Crime Stop at 760-921-CARE (2273)
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May 12, 2006
New Jerusalem Ministries 1111 Nina Road Heber 337-1003 Pastor: Robert H. Cordero Worship, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday
SPORTS
BY IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS STAFF | October 21, 2008
The Heber eighth-grade soccer team won the annual Imperial County Athletic Association tournament Saturday. Heber defeated De Anza 3-0, Meadows 3-1, Kennedy 1-0, to play against Frank Wright from Imperial in the championship game. Heber won in a shoot out from the penalty marker 4-3. Jesse Cardenas, Alex Padilla and George Urzua were named outstanding players at the tournament.
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