Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - A partnership between California state employees and the Sacramento Food Bank has helped produce a record number of turkey donations. The food bank accepted more than 9,300 turkeys for needy families in the 2014 Turkey Drop, with 1,760 of them–more than 26,000 pounds (13 tons!)–provided by state employees.
U.S. Government Initiatives Accelerate Efforts to End the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic PEPFAR Focuses on Strategic Partnerships
Washington, DC - The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is making good on this year’s World AIDS Day theme – Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation. PEPFAR is now focusing its resources on areas hardest hit by HIV/AIDS and on evidence-based programs to deliver on the promise of an AIDS-free generation. Its new public-private partnerships allow the program to leverage the U.S. government’s investment and accelerate progress toward epidemiologic control.
Washington, DC - Looking for PlayStation tips and tricks? We can’t tell you how ISA Vekta Special Forces Team Alpha can navigate the Akmir Snowdrift in Killzone 3. But for businesses - including ad agencies and PR firms - interested in keeping their practices out of the Pyrrhus Crater, the FTC’s proposed settlements with Sony Computer Entertainment America and ad agency Deutsch LA offer practical guidance.
West Lafayette, Indiana - A Purdue University historian goes behind the scenes to examine how and why entertainment has been utilized for nearly 100 years as an American political tool.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "We congratulate the Uruguayan people and electoral officials on a peaceful and orderly election. We look forward to working with President-elect Vazquez and his administration to advance our bilateral relationship. We are grateful for the vibrant relationship we have had with Uruguay under the leadership of President Mujica and congratulate him on winning a seat in the Senate.
Washington, DC - Federal Trade Commission staff submitted comments to Dr. Sherin Tooks, Director of the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), urging CODA to finalize and adopt accreditation standards for dental therapy education programs, which will likely benefit consumers.