Community Members Rally For Immigration Reform in Palm Desert

Community Members Rally For Immigration Reform in Palm Desert

Dozens of community members gathered outside Congressman Raul Ruiz’s office in Palm Desert, carrying signs and chanting ‘Si se puede’, and calling on the Congressman to deliver on immigration reform. “We’re here today to thank the Congressman for taking a lead role on immigration reform,” said Maribel Nunez, Executive Director of Coachella Valley Immigrant Dignity […]

  • North Shore Residents Still Without Power Following Severe Storm

    No electricity. No Internet. And no air conditioning. Six hundred and sixty customers in North Shore are still without power in the middle of summer following severe thunderstorms. Thirty-seven Imperial Irrigation District utility poles went down, and with them, power lines causing damage to not only IID infrastructure, but also to access roads and nearby […]

  • $7 Million In Bills Have Been Repaid to IID

    Imperial Irrigation District customers enrolled in COVID-19 pandemic payment plans have collectively repaid $7 million in unpaid bills, the utility announced Thursday. The customers, with outstanding electricity bills, have repaid $7 million of the $11.3 million owed. In February, IID launched the payment plan program and enrolled approximately 9,000 customers with outstanding balances of $50 […]

  • Imperial Irrigation District To Increase Energy Bills Significantly

    California’s limited power supply will cause electricity bills of Imperial Irrigation District power customers to greatly increase starting this month, it was announced Wednesday. The district said IID customers can expect a roughly 16% increase to rates on their monthly bills staring in August. The increase is due to higher costs for purchased power, fuel, […]

  • SCAM ALERT: Scam Callers Targeting Imperial Irrigation District Customers

    Scammers are targeting Imperial Irrigation District customers with what appear to be legitimate company numbers, the irrigation district announced Wednesday. Callers have been contacting district customers with legitimate company numbers over the last several days, threatening to cut power off if payments are not quickly made, according to district officials. When customers return these scam […]

  • Thermal Mobile Home Residents Receive Water Filters

    Thermal residents in mobile home parks will now have access to clean drinking water in their homes. A dedication event was held this morning to commemorate the “Drinking Water Installation Project” which will provide over 60 water filters to be installed in local mobile homes. “When you think about what is happening in oasis, I […]

  • First LGBTQ Resource Center opening in the east valley

    Roman Lopez Mojarras, a transgender college student living in the city of Coachella. 5-years-ago he announced to his parents that he was trans, he says he was worried about their reactioN because his latino family is conservative and they have some archaic values.  “Some older generations have immigrated from Mexico to here. So it’s not […]

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