Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring July 4, 2015 as Independence Day in the State of California.
Washington, DC - "Income inequality is real," according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens. He explained that the inequality is between workers who have full-time jobs and those who have given up on looking for jobs or who have had to take part-time jobs to make ends meet.
Washington, DC - The American Red Cross announced today that the Eastern Missouri Regional Chapter has been given a generous gift of $5 million from the Jack Taylor family. The donation will upgrade Red Cross blood collection and distribution equipment, support regional emergency preparedness and local disaster relief.
Sacramento, California - California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith is reminding everyone to stay cool and hydrated as temperatures around the state continue to climb.
San Francisco, California - Former State Senator Leland Yee, Brandon Jackson, Keith Jackson, and Marlon Sullivan all pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco to charges that they engaged in racketeering activity announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson. By changing their pleas from “not guilty” to “guilty” the four codefendants now each have acknowledged they have participated in the affairs of an enterprise through a pattern of racketeering activity.
Fresno, California - After a two-day trial, Barry Lee Bowser Jr., 52, of Bakersfield, was found guilty today of one count of aiming the beam of a laser pointer at an aircraft, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.