Water Authority Applauds Renewed State Commitment to Restoring the Salton Sea

Bruce Wilcox, assistant secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency in charge of Salton Sea Policy, speaks during the California Water Resources Control Board hearing on the Salton Sea today, Nov. 7, in Los Angeles. The State Water Board has voted in favor of a revised order that supports the 2003 Colorado River Quantification Settlement Agreement and sets milestones for the State to meet in addressing restoration at the Sea.

The San Diego County Water Authority today commended the State Water Resources Control Board for setting annual milestones for state restoration activities at the Salton Sea and a Dec. 31, 2022, deadline for the state to deliver long-term Salton Sea restoration plans.

At its meeting in Los Angeles, the State Water Board revised its 2002 order that approved the nation’s

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Biker Organization Wants To Make Sure Families Have a Happy Thanksgiving

Ed Aranda, president of the local Imperial Valley chapter of the ABATE biker organization, talks about the group’s Turkey Run to help poor families have a Thanksgiving meal. He is pictured outside the Sister Evelyn Mourey Center, an El Centro charitable organization that receives turkeys from ABATE. This year’s Turkey Run will be held Nov. 18.

Ed Aranda sits on his Harley Davidson bike. Dressed in a black leather vest, jeans and a red bandana underneath a cap bearing the name of his biker organization—ABATE—the 63-year-old Imperial resident talks of a 20-year passion of his to serve the community.

November is a special month for this biker.

It is this month in which ABATE Local 38, the Imperial Valley chapter of what is a very large motorcycle organization, holds its annual Turkey Run, an event to provide turkeys to charitable groups and churches throughout the

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