Congresswoman Trini Vaca took Service Brigade to colonia División del Norte un Mexicali

Congresswoman Trini Vaca took Service Brigade to colonia División del Norte un Mexicali

Feb 6, 2018

A few days ago congressman Trinidad Vaca, visited the Division Del Norte District, where residents took advantage of the Services Fair she bropoght along with Health Secretary Guillermo Trejo Dozal and Social Development Undersecretary, Carlos Guillén, among the services offered were: Eyesight examination and eyeglasses adaptation as well as registration to the Popular Security which also delivered free Non-criminal Record letters and there were doctors giving the people tetanus and influenza vaccines and also haircuts among other services “There’s no better public policy than serving the community and responding to the needs of the people bringing to them all these Services which they are already demanding, said Trini Vaca, who is also the President of the Human Rights Family and Religious Affairs Commission of the twenty second Legislature of Baja California. She also said that among the services that granted to the community by these brigades the main subjects are health, family, economy which are part of the basic axis for the social and professional development of people and their families. “I am very happy because I have achieved a successful communication process with my people of the First District and I want to tell them to wait for me because I will be visiting different neighborhoods in the First District” said Trini...

ICBC Rio Nuevo Children’s and Youth Symphony Orchestra celebrates 7th anniversary

ICBC Rio Nuevo Children’s and Youth Symphony Orchestra celebrates 7th anniversary

Feb 6, 2018

Seven years ago the Rio Nuevo Children’s and Youth Symphony Orchestra of the Institute of Culture of Baja California (ICBC) was born in Mexicali, Baja California. At the beginning, onlly children and young people with some extent of musical knowledge were accepted. But the door is now open to children who are anxious to learn, starting from scratch. “Every one of the children and young people who are part of the ICBC Children’s and Youth Orchestra Rio Nuevo has received free music lessons, with the aim of developing their talents and in the future, and become the artists”, mentioned the General Director of the Institute of Culture of Baja California (ICBC), Manuel Felipe Bejarano Giacomán, who congratulated the teachers and the 115 children and young people that make up the Orchestra. “It is important to emphasize that this is a joint work with the parents, who are responsible for bringing their children to the rehearsals every afternoon at CEART; who are aware of their concerns and their dreams; because several of them are studying at the Conservatorio de las Rosas, in Morelia; in the Bachelor in Music of the UABC Ensenada and in the Carlos Chavez School Orchestra, in Mexico City “, declared Bejarano Giacomán. “Throughout these seven years, its members have been learning and developing their musical skills, which have allowed them to perform in major cities across the region. Some of them have excelled at national level, and are now part of the Children and Youth Symphony Orchestra of Mexico (OSIM), and have even participated in international events and festivals. Ten of them have gone to study music professionally!” He continued. “From the first generation until today, an approximate 300 children have been part of this orchestra, we are currently preparing for the anniversary concert that will take place on April 15 at the State Theater”, Reported the Director of the Orquesta Río Nuevo, Antonio Malavé. Among the outstanding activities of 2017, the Orquesta Río Nuevo represented Baja California at the “Festival in the Heart of Mexico”, playing in the Zócalo of the CDMX. But the orchestra also performed at several important events in the capital of the State of Baja California. Source: Instituto de Cultura de Baja...

More than 70 homes collapsed after landslide in Tijuana BC

More than 70 homes collapsed after landslide in Tijuana BC

Feb 3, 2018

Tijuana, Mexico (February 03, 2018) .- A landslide caused the destruction of around 70 homes southwest of Tijuana without reports of injuries. The slide of the hill dragged along houses, light poles, water pipes and drainage, as well as paved streets in just four hours, according to witnesses and municipal authorities. The most severe landslide occurred between 10:00 pm on Friday and 02:00 am on Saturday, according to the director of Civil Protection, Rito Portugal. “We are talking about a total of ​​70 homes totally destroyed,” he said. the official. In a tour conducted by reporters of REFORMA newspaper on Saturday Feb. 3, witnesses stated that they noticed movements and cracks in the streets and main avenues for the last 15 days, so they notified the delegate of San Antonio de los Buenos, Maria Guadalupe Barrón Uribe, but did not obtain any answer or support whatsoever. Municipal Civil Protection did notify dozens of houses that were at risk of collapse, placed red stamps on them, and families managed to leave in time between Friday night and Saturday morning. “There was a very loud thunder,” said María Isabel González Ramos, “house were falling to pieces, there was wood, stones and cement all over the place since Monday, and things start getting worse by Tuesday, and Wednesday, the ground was literally sinking, until we could no longer enter or exit our house, we had to jump over the cracks in order to get our stuff out the house last night. ” On Saturday morning, dozens of families were taking their belongings from their houses in Colonia Lomas del Rubí, just minutes before the landslide detroy them. Armchairs, beds, stoves, gas tanks, TV screens as well as pets and vehicles. Patricia Hernández Sáenz, 40, mother of six children, who now spends the night in a tent, did not have time to take her furniture out of her house last night. She managed to get some clothing, personal documents and a tent, where she is currently spending the night with her family. Patricia is originally from Puebla. “We told the delegate of San Antonio de los Buenos, that the land was sliding little by little”, Saénz mentioned. For 25 years, Hernández Sáenz has...

January ends well for San Felipe tourism

January ends well for San Felipe tourism

Jan 30, 2018

With an 80% occupancy in the so-called touristic field campsites in San Felipe January finished as a good month for the port regarding national as well as international tourism, because of events organized by touristic promotors and City Hall, this goes to show that Mexicali city Government wants to project San Felipe as a touristic destination for Mexicans and foreigners, said Mayor Gustavo Sanchez Vasquez. He also said that some of these activities were the Desert Mayhem,  in which more than 100 Pilots participated, all along with their technical and tactical teams  attracting hundreds of aficionados from Southern California and Arizona who started arriving since January 24-25 to San Felipe to be present in the Expo Off Road which took place in the State Center for the Arts. On the other hand, the Caravan EX Carper’s which is a 40 mobile home convoy coming from Southern Arizona arrived to San Felipe camping sites, a craft beer festical also took place in the port and it allowed 12 brewers form Mexicali and the Pacific Coast, to display their products to the community of San Felipe and visitors from Mexico and the USA. Mayor Sanchez said that the first month of the year is low season for San Felipe but the coordination between promoters, San Felipe commerce and City Hall, help to lure a bug affluence of visitors to San...

Baja California political parties will receive 134 million pesos in public funds: IEEBC

Baja California political parties will receive 134 million pesos in public funds: IEEBC

Jan 24, 2018

  ALFREDO AZCARATE VARELA THE BAJA POST/EDITOR Baja California political parties qualifying for public financial funds will receive 134 million 244 thousand 659 pesos in 2018, while operation expenses of the State Electoral Institute (IEEBC in Spanish) will be 53 million 099 thousand 544 pesos, said the President of the Institute’s Special Administration Commission, Councilman Rodrigo Martinez Sandoval. He also said that this means that 39 million 148 thousand 398 pesos will be subtracted from the amount originally projected by the Institute for 2018 leaving a budget of 187 million 344 thousand 203 pesos so it will have to adjust expenses to this financial threshold set by the Congress of the State of Baja California, The original amount the IEE requested was 226 million 492 thousand 601 pesos. There will also be a 1 million 271 thousand 571 pesos, budget modification which will increase the expense budget of the IEEBC for 2018, and it will be carried out by means of the Institute’s own financial...

Baja California government will invest 130 million pesos to improve roads and streets

Baja California government will invest 130 million pesos to improve roads and streets

Jan 23, 2018

The state government will invest 130 million pesos in 2018, paving and repaving streets and roads, among other works in the city as well as in the valley of Mexicali, by orders of Governor Francisco Kiko Vega who also wants to collaborate with Mexicali City Council in sensitive subjects for the community such as the maintenance of primary and secondary roads and streets, said Alfonso Padrés Esqueda, Baja California Urban Development and Infrastructure Secretary. Padres attended the weekly meeting of Madrugadores (early risers) group of Mexicali where he talked about the actions that this Administration will take during 2018, and he also said that last Monday January 22nd the rehabilitation works of Boulevard Lazaro Cardenas Cardenas began. The job will be done in several stages which have  been detected as the ones with the most urgent situation and need to be rehabilitated, said Padrés, and added that it will end on May, these works are 7.5 kilometers long and the investment is nearly 33 million pesos. Secretary Padrés also pointed out that the actions of the State Government will include a 50 million pesos investment for rehabilitation of state roads in Mexicali Valley and 50 million pesos more for paving and repaving several streets and roads through programs of social participation. “It’s an investment which is very important and will bring big benefit for the community, since it will improve everyday commuting of thousands of people from their jobs to their homes or from their homes to their jobs and schools, besides that it will improve the conditions of the valley roads to foster the agro industrial...