Imperial Valley News
National Reentry Week, Reducing Barriers to Reentry and Employment for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals
Washington, DC - An estimated 70 million or more Americans have some kind of criminal record. Each year, more than 600,000 individuals are released from Federal and State prisons, and millions more are released each year from local jails. Promoting the rehabilitation and reintegration of individuals who have paid their debt to society makes communities safer by reducing recidivism and victimization; assists those who return from prison, jail, or juvenile justice facilities to become productive citizens; and saves taxpayer dollars by lowering the direct and collateral costs of incarceration.
Washington, DC - Foster Poultry Farms, a Farmerville, La. establishment, is recalling approximately 220,450 pounds of fully cooked frozen chicken nuggets that may be contaminated with extraneous blue plastic and black rubber materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
Imperial, California - Members of the Imperial County Building and Construction Trades will assemble to continue work on a public restroom project in Brawley, CA. Work on the project on Meserve Park began the first week of March and has been steadily progressing. Multiple trades have participated so far including; IBEW 569 (electricians), Iron Workers Local 229, Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons Local 200, Bricklayers Allied Crafts Local 4.
Cathedral City, California - Tomorrow, Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia will be honoring El Gallito Restaurant in the city of Cathedral City for 39 years of business. Tomorrow is the final day El Gallito restaurant will be open.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will participate in Sacramento area events on Monday as part of the 2016 California Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony and to kick off Wildfire Awareness Week with state fire and emergency officials.
Washington, DC - The United States is deeply concerned by the Government of Ethiopia’s recent decision to file terrorism charges against Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) First Vice-Chairman Bekele Gerba and others in the Oromia region who were arrested in late 2015.