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Statewide curfew includes Imperial County

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News 11's Gianella Ghiglino examines how, and if, police will enforce the statewide curfew

EL CENTRO, Calif.(KYMA, KECY) - Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered a curfew for all California counties in the purple tier, Imperial County is among those counties.

 It will be in effect from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting Saturday and will be in effect till December 21st.

The curfew resembles the stay at home orders, all non-essential businesses and gatherings are prohibited during that time.

Already, Law enforcement from several counties in California have said they will not enforce this because the pandemic is a public health concern.

El Centro City Council is meeting with local law enforcement to discuss how the city plans to tackle this curfew.

Coming up on the Evening Edition, News 11 Gianella Ghiglino brings you the latest from the Council meeting.

Imperial County / Imperial County Coronavirus / Top Stories

Gianella Ghiglino

Peruvian-born and LA raised Gianella Ghiglino joins the team from the San Fernando valley. “LA is the place that taught me how to breath and Peru is my breath.” She says she was inspired by the community she grew up in and began documenting her experience through poetry at the age of 7. “I wrote about everything I saw, felt and everything that inspired me.” When she entered High School she joined her school news station and realized that broadcast journalism allowed her to pursue her passion and her purpose all at once. Gianella attended Cal State Northridge and received a Bachelors degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish Broadcast Journalism, and Political Science. She did several internships while in College but most notably interned for PBS’s local LA station for three years. “My purpose is to share my story and of those in my community, my passion is writing.”

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