Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - In anticipation of returning human spaceflight launches to American soil, and in preparation for the agency’s journey to Mars, NASA announced it will soon begin accepting applications for the next class of astronaut candidates. With more human spacecraft in development in the United States today than at any other time in history, future astronauts will launch once again from the Space Coast of Florida on American-made commercial spacecraft, and carry out deep-space exploration missions that will advance a future human mission to Mars.
Sacramento, California - The California Energy Commission will hold a public workshop to discuss drought-related land subsidence and the effect it may have on oil and natural gas infrastructure.
Washington, DC - Accreditation's historic function serves as an important protection for both students and taxpayers by assuring the quality of our postsecondary educational system. Since accreditation is a prerequisite for schools' participation in the federal student aid programs, it plays a "gatekeeping" role in institutional access to the annual $150 billion investment in federal student aid.
Yosemite National Park and The Ansel Adams Gallery Conduct Awards Ceremony for Art and Poetry Contest
Yosemite Valley, California - Yosemite National Park and The Ansel Adams Gallery sponsored a Gateway Expressions Student Art and Poetry Contest in September. Over 250 submissions were received, a record, from local community schools. Artwork was divided into categories and winning pieces were selected by park staff and park partners. Winning student artwork and poetry will be featured in an exhibit at The Ansel Adams Gallery from Thursday, November 5, through Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
El Centro, California - Five Imperial Valley football teams will move into the C.I.F. - San Diego football playoffs.
Baku, Azberbaijan - Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus met with Azerbaijan's president, Ilham Aliyev, and Minister of Defense Col. Gen. Zakhir Hasanov during a partnership-building visit to the nation's capital today.