Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - A quarantine has been declared due to a Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) infestation detected in Riverside County, in the Perris area. Nine males, three mated females and nine larvae were detected between December 10 and 30th. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Riverside County Agricultural Commissioner, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) are working collaboratively on this project.
Washington, DC - We are deeply concerned by the detention and ongoing questioning of Bahraini opposition leader Shaikh Ali Salman. Opposition parties that peacefully voice criticism of the government play a vital role in inclusive, pluralistic states and societies. We are concerned that this action against a senior leader of the opposition will only inflame tensions.
Sacramento, California - Next week, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will take the oath of office as Governor of California, deliver his inaugural address and swear in Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar and Leondra Kruger to the California Supreme Court and Alex Padilla as California Secretary of State on Monday in Sacramento. On Tuesday, he will participate in the official California High-Speed Rail groundbreaking ceremony in Fresno and on Friday, Governor Brown will propose the 2015-16 budget in Sacramento.
Washington, DC - Years ago, a TV network repackaged the summer rerun season with the brilliant tagline, “If you haven't seen it, it's new to you!” Going through this year’s Business Blog posts, we spotted the 10 most-read topics of 2014. Others in your industry are up on the latest. Are you?
Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns today’s suicide attacks against a peaceful local gathering in Ibb, Yemen, which killed over 30 people, including children, who were celebrating a religious holiday. We extend our deepest condolences to the families of those killed and wounded in the attack.
Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Snapchat deceived consumers with promises about the disappearing nature of messages sent through the service.