Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - President Obama's budget request for fiscal year 2016 the centennial year of the National Park Service includes $3 billion for the bureau's critical conservation, preservation, and recreation mission. The budget boosts the National Park Service's essential programs and operational needs by $432.9 million.
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania - For George Washington's 46th birthday, Martha surprised him with a public celebration at his headquarters in Valley Forge, bringing some mid-winter excitement (and cake) to the General and his troops. Following in her footsteps, Valley Forge National Historical Park has planned a weekend of programs and activities to celebrate Washington's 283rd birthday this year.
Imperial, California - The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors and the Imperial County Board of Supervisors today announced a settlement agreement that will bring to an end the litigation that has pitted them against each other for more than 12 years.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Ibrance (palbociclib) to treat advanced (metastatic) breast cancer.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "Jordanian First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh represented everything that ISIL is not: he was brave, compassionate, and principled.
West Lafayette, Indiana - The expansion of the nation's cattle herds for the first time since 2007 is largely the result of record-high cattle prices and the availability of more abundant feed, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt says.