Imperial Valley News Center
Davis, California - The drought continues for California’s agriculture in 2016, but with much less severe and widespread impacts than in the two previous drought years, 2014 and 2015. Winter and spring were wetter in the Sacramento Valley, to the extent of several reservoirs being required to spill water for flood control, but south of the Delta was unusually dry. The much-heralded El Nino brought largely average precipitation north of the Delta, replenishing some groundwater, and drier than average conditions to the southern Central Valley and southern California.
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Cmdr. Jillene Bushnell relieved Capt. Steve Sopko as commanding officer of the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) during a ceremony held Aug. 12, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
San Diego, California - The San Diego Chargers will play their first home game of the 2016 season when they host the Arizona Cardinals in Preseason Week 2 at Qualcomm Stadium on Friday, August 19 at 6 p.m. PT.
Sacramento, California - Food Tank and Visit Sacramento’s Farm-to-Fork Program have announced the full speaker list for the first annual Farm Tank conference on September 22 during Sacramento’s Farm-to-Fork Celebration.
Washington, DC - With more Americans delaying retirement because of financial insecurity and a fourth of workers having no money saved for their golden years, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best & Worst Cities to Retire.
Washington, DC - We’re not being overdramatic when we describe it as a business executive’s nightmare: a shadowy contact from a hacker who has infiltrated a company’s network, encrypted the data, and now demands ransom for a key to access the files. On September 7, 2016, law enforcers, security experts, businesses, and others will meet at the FTC to discuss the nature of the problem, precautions companies and consumers can take to protect themselves, and essential steps if your business has been victimized.