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Calexico

(kəlĕk`sĭkō), city (1990 pop. 18,633), Imperial co., S Calif., at the Mexican border; inc. 1908. A port of entry from adjacent MexicaliMexicali
, city (1990 pop. 438,377), capital of Baja California state, NW Mexico, across the border from Calexico, Calif. Once noted chiefly as the center of a cotton- and cereal-raising area, it also has experienced since the late 20th cent.
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, Baja California, it is also a trade center for the southern part of the fertile Imperial ValleyImperial Valley,
fertile region in the Colorado Desert, SE Calif., extending S into NW Mexico. Once part of the Gulf of California, most of the region is below sea level; its lowest point is −232 ft (−71 m) at the southern shore of the Salton Sea. Receiving only c.
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. Tourism is central to Calexico's economy; smuggling has long been a problem.
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Tenders are invited for City of Calexico Transit Needs Assessment Study
MEXICO CITY, Ramadan 06, 1436, June 23, 2015, SPA -- A fire has killed at least 15 elderly residents of a nursing home on the outskirts of the northern border city of Mexicali, across the border from Calexico, California, the Mexican city's mayor said Tuesday, according to AP.
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This time round, the audience at the Westgarth will be amongst the first to hear him perform a selection of new material, in addition to old favourites, as he travels around the UK for a handful of dates before returning to Canada and heading into the studio to begin work on a fifth album, with producer Sandro Perri, A regular at the End of the Road Festival, and having twice graced the Westgarth SC, Woodpigeon has previously played dates in North America with Grizzly Bear, Iron & Wine, Calexico and Andrew Bird.
I no longer have the original aircraft, but I remember picking up a cargo in Calexico, and thinking that I had the best job in world.
The 'Lost In Translation' actress' sizzling hot image in lingerie has been used to advertise a store in Calexico, called 'VIP'.
Domestic projects inelude the Stockton, California Courthouse, the GSA Calexico Border Crossing, the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center in California, and a new GSA building in Florida.
Mixed by Joe Barresi (Queens Of The Stone Age, Tool) and featuring Johnny Flynn on violin, their follow up to their self-titled debut has had music critics salivating, while throwing out such stylistically diverse comparisons to surf guitar, spaghetti western, southern gospel and smart, bleak songs in the vein of Nick Cave and Calexico.
In Calexico, California, a city of 27,000 right across the border from Mexicali, the city council declared a state of emergency amid growing reports of damage.