The California Mid-Winter Fair and Fiesta requires the cooperation of a large number of people if it is to run as smoothly as it does. Thankfully, 30 young citizens of the Imperial Valley form the Junior Fair Board, a group of students who take it upon...
3/17/2017
The 2017 California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta began on March 3 with a special ceremony that celebrated “The Sweet Life,” at their Imperial Valley Expo before opening their north gates for the 109th time. This year, the Fair Board drew nearly nearly 300...
3/17/2017
Flowers lie next to a brick inscribed with the words “John Doe” in an unmarked dirt lot at the end of Terrace Park Cemetery in Holtville , California on February 14, 2017, where the remains of hundreds of unidentified migrants are buried. (AFP/Jim...
3/7/2017
Earlier this month, Agence France-Presse photographers Jim Watson and Guillermo Arias traveled the length of the U.S.–Mexico border, one on each side, documenting the landscape and people along the way. Watson on the U.S. side, and Arias on the ...and...
2/23/2017
A new tradition is gearing up to storm around the Imperial Fairgrounds Raceway as the California Lightning Sprints, Dwarf Cars, and URA Vintage Racers invade the California Midwinter Fair on March 11-12. You read it right, two days of racing on the ......
2/23/2017
Students buy their animals in October, after being given different options of purchase, such as in auctions and with several dealers throughout California . They have a four month period with their animal. During this four month period, students take...
2/23/2017