Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will speak at the 26th Annual Crime Victims’ Rights Event at the Capitol.
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan will travel April 7-12 to Pakistan, Qatar, and Jordan to promote and strengthen the Department of State’s cross-cultural and educational diplomacy efforts.
Brawley, California - Monday, April 11, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors and the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors will host a joint public workshop regarding the Salton Sea in Brawley. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Palmer Auditorium.
Washington, DC - Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Judy Heumann, will travel April 9 –16 to Beijing, China, to lead the U.S. delegation in the 2016 U.S.-China Coordination Meeting on Disability.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first pacemaker that does not require the use of wired leads to provide an electrical connection between the pulse-generating device and the heart. While the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System works like other pacemakers to regulate heart rate, the self-contained, inch-long device is implanted directly in the right ventricle chamber of the heart.
Brawley, California - During the morning hours this morning, Imperial County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Leobardo Casarez (44) at the conclusion of an investigation for attempted lewd acts on a child under 14 years of age, attempted removal of child without parental consent, meeting with a minor to commit a sexual act, distributing harmful matter and arranging to meet with a minor to commit a sexual act.