Imperial Valley News Center
Newark, New Jersey - A former Newark City Hall employee was sentenced Monday to three years of probation for producing fraudulent New Jersey birth certificates. The sentencing follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
Washington, DC - Over the past 12 months NASA has added five missions to its orbiting Earth-observing fleet – the biggest one-year increase in more than a decade. NASA scientists will discuss early observations from the new missions and their current status during a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EST Thursday.
Washington, DC - Chuck Todd, moderator of NBC's Meet the Press and former chief White House correspondent for NBC News, will deliver the keynote address for a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration. The ceremony, sponsored by the National Park Service and the Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia, will take place on Saturday, March 7 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lincoln Memorial and is free and open to the public.
Middle Class Economics: Strengthening Retirement Security by Cracking Down on Backdoor Payments and Hidden Fees
Washington, DC - Middle class economics means that Americans should be able to retire with dignity after a lifetime of hard work. But today, the rules of the road do not ensure that financial advisers act in the best interest of their clients when they give retirement investment advice, and it’s hurting millions of working and middle class families.
Santa Barbara, California - The Music Academy of the West has announced four bold new initiatives to welcome audiences to its annual summer classical music festival. Anchoring the effort are $10 Community Access tickets, which will be available for all Festival events. Additionally, young people ages 7 to 17 will be admitted free to all events, performances and masterclasses will be streamed live on the internet, and the Music Academy will host a free open house, including rehearsals, performances, and masterclasses, on June 24.
Washington, DC - An experimental compound empowers an enzyme to help process acetaldehyde, a toxic metabolite of alcohol, according to new research supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The findings, now online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), might lead to new treatments to help people with impaired ability to metabolize acetaldehyde and other toxic substances. NIAAA is part of the National Institutes of Health.