Wednesday, June 16, 2004

Imperial Valley Press Online 50 Years Ago Today

Imperial Valley Press Online

Wednesday, June 16, 2004 2:43 PM PDT

>> 50 years ago — Illegal alien apprehensions in Imperial Valley alone are now only 50 percent of the total captured throughout the United States. During the first 11 months of the fiscal year, there were 393,824 men picked up by 130 inspectors. Of the 1,079 total officers, 555 will be stationed in this sector.

>> 40 years ago — The dignity of men and the question of how much it costs to bury a poor person will be the subject of a discussion at the regular Board of Supervisors meeting. The discussion will center on the 10 to 20 indigent burials that take place yearly and see if the $85 per adult burial paid by the county is sufficient.

>> 30 years ago — The new head coach for the Central Union High School Spartans football team, hired Wednesday night by the Board of Trustees, is 1967 Central Union High graduate Steve Evangelist, 25, chosen from 35 applicants. Evangelist was hired at a salary near $12,000 for combination social studies and physical education duties, it was announced.

Today's Opinions

Life out here by Bret Kofford: You tkae our water, we'll keep your melons
Our Opinion: The power to be better
Voice: How soon Democrat politicians forget
Voice: Barbara Worth staff doing its best to improve school
Voice: Good reasons for officials, and loved ones, to attend conference
Thanks: Casa Villanueva walk kudos
Thanks: ECPD Officer Maupin lauded
Stories of the past: Wednesday, June 16, 2004


>> 20 years ago — In what was described by defense attorney Annie Gutierrez as the most emotional trial verdict she's ever witnessed, a jury panel of 10 women and two men acquitted U.S. Border Patrol Agent Ernesto De La Cruz, 32, of assault charges involving the shooting of a Mexicali resident last October near Anza Road and the All-American Canal.

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