Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - In this week's address, retired Federal Judge Timothy Lewis joined Vice President Joe Biden to discuss the nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court of the United States. The Vice President talked about his experience as the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, during which every nominee got a hearing and an up or down vote on the Senate floor.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Urges Federal Courts to Protect Transgender Individuals From Discrimination
Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that California has joined friend-of-the-court briefs in two cases supporting transgender rights. The briefs challenge a recently passed state law denying transgender people access to single-sex bathrooms and similar facilities in schools and workplaces consistent with their gender identity, and support the United States in efforts to ensure that transgender individuals are protected against discriminatory practices that threaten their privacy and public safety.
San Diego, California - This morning (July 29, 2016), giant panda Xiao Liwu’s exhibit at the San Diego Zoo was filled with decorated gift boxes and treats, in celebration of his fourth birthday. Volunteers painted and embellished the gift boxes, and keepers filled them with various enrichment items—including wood wool, alfalfa and burlap sacks covered in cinnamon—and some boxes were just filled with more boxes. Keepers also created a ice cake, flavored with strawberry-kiwi and fruit punch drink mix, and pureed yams, carrots, apples and honey. His cake was topped with apples and four bamboo sticks that resembled candles.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of San Diego Police Department Officer Jonathan Deguzman:
Washington, DC - Remarks at the Washington Conference on Threats to Religious and Ethnic Minorities Under ISIL:
San Diego, California - The San Diego Chargers will open Training Camp 2016 on Saturday, July 30 at the same time that single-game tickets to all eight regular-season home games go on sale to the general public. The single-game tickets will be available beginning at 8 a.m. PT exclusively at the Chargers Ticket Office, located at Gate C at Qualcomm Stadium.