Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Fox as the Secretary’s Special Representative for International Labor Affairs.
Washington, DC - The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) and Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (EAP) will host Chinese activist Zhou Dan for a screening of the documentary The Blood of Yingzhou District at 12:00 p.m. on February 25, 2015, in Room 1105 of the Harry S Truman Building. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Scott Busby will provide welcome remarks. Mr. Zhou will provide remarks following the film screening and respond to questions.
Sacramento, California - Saturday, the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) along with the U.S. Attorney's Office, National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) held a Community Resilience Exercise (CREX) designed to strengthen relationships between the state's Muslim communities and law enforcement.
Washington, DC - Global pharmaceutical company Novartis AG has agreed to divest all assets related to its BRAF and MEK inhibitor drugs, currently in development, to Boulder, Colorado-based Array BioPharma to settle charges that Novartis’s $16 billion acquisition of GlaxoSmithKline’s portfolio of cancer-treatment drugs would likely be anticompetitive.
Los Angeles, California - Paving the way for lighter and more flexible solar devices, UCLA researchers have identified the key principles for developing high-efficiency polymer solar cells.
Los Angeles, California - The James Irvine Foundation has awarded a $200,000 grant to support the USC Latino Alumni Association Scholarship and Leadership Development Program. The one-year grant will be used to provide scholarships and support to Latino students and others at USC who demonstrate a commitment to the Latino community and participate in leadership-training activities.