Imperial Valley News Center
Sacramento, California - As leaders of Native American tribes from across California gather to celebrate the 50th annual observance of Native American Day at the state Capitol today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. released a proclamation that declares September 22, 2017, as Native American Day in the State of California. The theme of this year's celebration at the Capitol is "Tribal Sovereignty: Sovereigns Working Together."
Washington, DC - Since 1936, the last Sunday in September has been designated as Gold Star Mother's Day to recognize and honor those who have lost a child serving in the United States Armed Forces.
Quebec City - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed an agreement with the leaders of Québec and Ontario to officially integrate their cap-and-trade programs, expanding the three-year partnership between California and Québec to include Ontario, Canada’s most populous province and leading industrial region. The agreement takes effect January 1, 2018.
Washington, DC - “Sound data security is a process, not a checklist.” We’ve all heard that slogan – and with good reason. The way that sensitive information moves into, through, and out of your company’s networks or the software products you develop is ever-evolving. So, too, are the risks that hackers and data thieves pose as they adapt to the countermeasures you take to foil their efforts. Approaching data security with a one-and-done attitude ignores the here-and-now realities you face. That’s why Start with Security recommends that companies put procedures in place to keep your security current and address vulnerabilities that may arise.
Washington, DC - As part of the U.S. commitment to counter Hizballah’s terrorist and criminal activities around the world, the United States and Peru partnered to hold a two-day workshop in Lima on September 20-21, on using law enforcement and counterterrorism finance tools to counter Hizballah’s destabilizing activities.
Boulder, Colorado - Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a potential new tactic for rapidly determining whether an antibiotic combats a given infection, thus hastening effective medical treatment and limiting the development of drug-resistant bacteria. Their method can quickly sense mechanical fluctuations of bacterial cells and any changes induced by an antibiotic.