Imperial Valley News
Governor Brown Designates Michael Picker President, Appoints Liane Randolph Commissioner of California Public Utilities Commission
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today reappointed Michael Picker to the California Public Utilities Commission, where he has served since January 2014, and designated him president of the commission. Governor Brown also announced the appointment of Liane Randolph, who has served as deputy secretary and general counsel of the California Natural Resources Agency, to the commission.
Washington, DC - “$1 gets you out of your current loan or lease!” According to Trophy Nissan in the Dallas area, consumers could end their loan or lease for a buck – less than the cost of one of those air fresheners hanging from the rearview mirror. Trophy also promised to “match your tax refund so you can use it for a down payment!”
Washington, DC - A data broker operation sold the sensitive personal information of hundreds of thousands of consumers – including Social Security and bank account numbers - to scammers who allegedly debited millions from their accounts, the Federal Trade Commission charged in a complaint filed today.
Sacramento, California - California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones has granted a 24-hour permit clearing all brand inspection and health requirements for nine reindeer scheduled to visit California on the evening of December 24 and in the early morning hours of December 25.
Washington, DC - The members of the Troika (the United Kingdom, Norway, and the United States) welcome the ongoing efforts of President Thabo Mbeki and the African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) to help bring an end to the conflicts in Sudan, and to help initiate a process of genuine national dialogue.
West Lafayette, Indiana - Most people who said in a Purdue University nationwide survey that they planned to travel over the Christmas holiday expected to spend about the same on travel as last year or even less.