Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - State Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) has introduced AB 197, which would set a bold but achievable goal of utilizing a minimum of 50 percent renewable energy resources by 2030, which was highlighted by the Governor during his State of the State address earlier this month.
Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns Hezbollah’s attack today from Lebanon on Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) in blatant violation of the cease fire between Lebanon and Israel and UN Security Council Resolution 1701, which called for the immediate cessation by Hezbollah of all attacks. We support Israel’s legitimate right to self-defense and continue to urge all parties to respect the Blue Line between Israel and Lebanon. We urge all parties to refrain from any action that could escalate the situation.
Hollywood, California - Excerpted from Leading Women: 20 Influential Women Share Their Secrets to Leadership, Business, and Life (Adams Media, 2015, ISBN: 978-1-440-58417-6, by Nancy D. O'Reilly, PsyD
Boston, Massachusetts - Secretary of State John Kerry will host his counterparts from Canada and Mexico in his hometown of Boston, Massachusetts, from January 30-31, for the North American Ministerial.
Washington, DC - In preparation for next month’s Diplomatic Conference for the Convention on Nuclear Safety, President Obama has accorded Dr. C. S. Eliot Kang the personal rank of ambassador. The appointment became effective January 26, 2015. In this capacity, Ambassador Kang will lead the U.S. delegation to the Diplomatic Conference from February 9-13, 2015, at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria.
Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) is currently accepting full proposals for a 2015 special grant on nitrogen management research. This grant opportunity is independent of the previously announced request for concept proposals regarding the use of fertilizing materials and nutrient management in California croplands.