Imperial Valley News
San Diego, California - Animal care staff at the San Diego Zoo and the Zoo’s Institute for Conservation Research have been making unique preparations for a polar bear to take part in a U.S. Geological Survey project studying energy needs of polar bears that live in the Arctic. To participate, Tatqiq, a 14-year-old female polar bear, has been trained to wear a collar equipped with tracking devices while on exhibit at the Conrad Prebys Polar Bear Plunge. This collar training is an example of the role that zoos have in contributing to conservation science.
Brawley, California - You can't blame Gene Bryson, a sheriff's deputy in Wyoming, for handing in his badge. His superiors told him he'd have to give up his cowboy outfit and start dressing like a cop instead of a deputy, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) William R. Brownfield and Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey signed a partnership agreement today, paving the way for the State Department to leverage the expertise of the nation’s largest local prosecutorial agency in its work overseas.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State is proud to announce Global Partnerships Week 2015 (GPW), which will run from March 9-15, 2015, and calls for the Department, organizations, and individuals to participate by hosting partnership-related events and activities around the world.
Washington, DC - Over the past year, the Federal Trade Commission has continued its vigorous work on behalf of U.S. consumers suffering from unlawful debt collection practices, including bringing law enforcement actions against abusive and fraudulent operations, conducting education and public outreach initiatives, and implementing research and policy programs.