Imperial Valley News Center
El Centro, California - Debbie Porter, Registrar of Voters, reminds all registered voters of Imperial County that due to a proof/print delay, sample ballot booklets are being mailed in increments beginning May 25, 2016 through May 27, 2016. Individuals should begin receiving their sample ballot booklets in the next several days.
Sacramento, California - CDFA Secretary Karen Ross visited several flourishing school Ag programs in Calaveras County today, getting an opportunity to speak directly with young people who could be part of the next generation of farmers and ranchers in California.
Imperial County, California - Today, the Imperial County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office, with funding from the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), held a pesticide collection and disposal event to assist Imperial County growers with proper disposal of unwanted and outdated pesticides. Containers and the materials they hold will often degrade over time due to exposure to conditions such as high temperatures. Periodic collection of these stored containers ensures safe disposal of these products before they can become a hazard. More than 30 local growers participated in today’s collection event.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Probuphine, the first buprenorphine implant for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence. Probuphine is designed to provide a constant, low-level dose of buprenorphine for six months in patients who are already stable on low-to-moderate doses of other forms of buprenorphine, as part of a complete treatment program.
Norfolk, Virginia - Two F/A-18F Super Hornets assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 211 flying off the coast of Cape Hatteras were involved in an in-flight mishap at approximately 10:40 a.m. local time. The flight was part of a routine training mission.
Washington, DC - The FTC just posted a new list and you’ll want to make sure you don’t land on it.