El Centro

El Centro

(ĕl sĕn`trō), city (1990 pop. 31,384), seat of Imperial co., SE Calif., near the Mexican border; inc. 1908. It is a processing and shipping center for a heavily irrigated agricultural region (vegetables, grain, cotton, livestock), and there is light manufacturing. A U.S. naval air station is nearby.
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In a fast-paced and contradictory, world we have found that all youth, and particularly youth of color, thrive by expressing their joy and anguish in a loving environment like ours," said Roberto Maestas, executive director and founder of El Centro de la Raza.
Andrade will handle field marketing responsibilities for the Los Angeles / Orange County / Inland Empire / Palm Springs / San Diego / Yuma - El Centro / Yucca Valley and Blythe markets.
Additional renovations to the facility, located at 460 State Street in downtown El Centro, include new tile floors, interior and exterior paint, windows, two loading doors and new Greyhound signage.
El Centro Battalion Chief Tim Reel, 53, said the charred area resembled a moonscape.
More than 30 high school students, who are members of the Los Angeles Youth Leadership Council (LAYLC), came to the job skills workshop from six inner city youth centers: the Bresee Foundation, El Centro del Pueblo, HOLA, Para Los NiEos, Salesian Boys & Girls Club of LA, and the Salvation Army/Red Shield.
Pheasants can be found throughout the valley south of the Salton Sea, with the largest concentrations in fields south, west and east of El Centro.
5 million in 1993 to renovate 11 California stores in Carson, Cupertino, El Centro, Escondido, Montclair, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and Yuba City.
The planned Rancho Mirage branch follows Desert Commercial Bank's May 2006 opening of its Imperial Valley location in El Centro.
Also being considered as possible home bases for the Osprey are Marine Corps air stations at Camp Pendleton, Miramar and Yuma, as well as Naval Air Facility El Centro.
EPA) today announced it has charged El Centro Naval Air Station, El Centro, Calif.
The El Centro branch, opened in May 2006, has already garnered deposits exceeding $25 million as of September 30, 2006.
The Central City Action Committee and El Centro del Pueblo neighborhood groups even helped engineer a truce between seven rival gangs in the area for the weekend, Brown said.