Workshops To Provide Updates on the Salton Sea Set For The Imperial And Coachella Valleys

The Salton Sea is pictured from Obsidian Butte in the sea’s southeast section. In the distance is a geothermal plant.

The San Diego County Water Authority is pleased to be participating in two community workshops that have been organized to discuss the latest developments at the Salton Sea. The first will be held March 1 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Imperial Irrigation District (IID) auditorium in El Centro. The second will be March 7 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Coachella City Hall. Speakers at these events will include representatives from the IID, Imperial County, the San Diego County Water Authority and California Natural Resources Agency. After the presentations, there will be a question and answer session with panelists.

The workshops will provide an opportunity to learn more about the Stipulated Order drafted jointly

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Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta’s Livestock Showmanship and Auction Teaches Life-Long Lessons

Pictured are (back row, left to right) Alan Phillips, Chief Executive Officer of the Imperial Valley Expo and the California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta, and Bo Shropshire, a member of the fair board, and (front row, left to right) Addyson Rubin, a local 4-H Club Ambassador, and Shanna Abatti, 4-H Club Program Director for Imperial County under the University of California Cooperative Extension. The four are pictured in one of the arenas at the fairgrounds used as part of the fair’s large animal auction. The large and small animal auctions are part of the fair’s history and highlight the hard work of area youth and the great support shown by the community.

Since Addyson Rubin was 9-years-old, this time of year has been special to her. It’s fair time, and for Addyson that has meant raising lambs to show and auction during

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