Imperial Valley News
San Diego, California - Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility officials are investigating an attempted murder incident that sent two custody staff members to the hospital.
Washington, DC - Tomorrow, on Equal Pay Day, President Obama will designate a new national monument at a historic location in Washington, D.C., to honor the movement for women’s equality. The new Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument will protect the iconic house that has served as the headquarters for the National Woman’s Party since 1929. From this house, known in recent years as the Sewall-Belmont House, members of the Party led the movement for women’s equality, authoring more than 600 pieces of federal, state and local legislation in support of equal rights.
Washington, DC - Today at the White House, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett, and other White House officials hosted 19 companies from across the American economy who are standing with the Obama Administration as founding pledge takers to launch the Fair Chance Business Pledge. The pledge represents a call-to-action for all members of the private sector to improve their communities by eliminating barriers for those with a criminal record and creating a pathway for a second chance.
Washington, DC - The United States commends the Djiboutian people for peacefully exercising their right to vote during their country’s April 8 presidential election.
Washington, DC - Acting Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Arsalan Suleman will travel to Istanbul, Turkey, April 12-15. During his trip, he will offer remarks at the OIC’s Young Leaders Summit about the importance of pluralism, civic engagement, and inter- and intra-cultural dialogue. He will also attend the 13th Islamic Summit Conference of the OIC and discuss U.S.-OIC collaboration and strategic partnerships.
Calexico, California - Sandra Tauler, 56, of Calexico, has been appointed to the California Library Services Board. Tauler has been community services director for the City of Calexico since 2008, where she has served in several positions since 1990, including city librarian and library and cultural arts director.