Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - After more than a year of Ebola transmission in Guinea and more than 7 months of transmission in Liberia and Sierra Leone, there is still much to be done to stop the world’s first Ebola epidemic, CDC director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H reported from his second visit to the three affected nations.
Final Progress Report on The Obama Administration’s Actions to Help Create Opportunity for All Americans
Washington, DC - "In last year’s final press conference, I said that 2014 would be a year of action and would be a breakthrough year for America. And it has been ... We have more work to do to make sure our economy, our justice system, and our government work not just for the few, but for the many. But there is no doubt that we can enter into the New Year with renewed confidence that America is making significant strides where it counts." - President Barack Obama, Year-End Press Conference, December 19, 2014
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Opdivo (nivolumab), a new treatment for patients with unresectable (cannot be removed by surgery) or metastatic (advanced) melanoma who no longer respond to other drugs.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Governor Brown to Swear In Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar and Leondra Kruger to the California Supreme Court
Sacramento, California - Following the inauguration of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., he will swear in Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar and Leondra R. Kruger to the California Supreme Court in Sacramento on Monday, January 5, 2015.
Sacramento, California - A portion of Los Angeles County has been placed under quarantine for the oriental fruit fly (OFF) following the detection of nine adult OFF in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County near the City of Inglewood. The quarantine zone in Los Angeles County measures 81 square miles, bordered on the north by Avalon Boulevard; on the south by E Victoria Street; on the west by S La Cienga Boulevard; and on the east by California Avenue.