Imperial Valley News Center
Calexico, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico East port of entry Thursday arrested the driver of a commercial touring bus after discovering more than 391 pounds of marijuana concealed inside the vehicle’s fuel tank.
Service Members to Receive Over $123 Million for Unlawful Foreclosures Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
Washington, DC - The Justice Department announced today that under its settlements with five of the nation’s largest mortgage servicers, 952 service members and their co-borrowers are eligible to receive over $123 million for non-judicial foreclosures that violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).
Los Angeles, California - The general manager of a Southern California ambulance company was sentenced today to 78 months in federal prison for his role in a $5.5 million scheme to defraud the Medicare program.
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $30 million in funding today for 22 projects to help citrus producers combat Huanglongbing (HLB), also known as citrus greening, a devastating citrus disease that threatens U.S. citrus production.
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama statement on the Passing of Dean Smith
Sacramento, California - After formally requesting the involvement of the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) in the restoration of the Salton Sea the CA. State Water Board has formally announced and acted on Assemblymember Garcia’s request and slated a public hearing on the Salton Sea on March 18, 2015.