Imperial Valley News
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, 16 Attorneys General File Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Reverse Lower Court Decision on Executive Actions on Immigration
Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that California has joined 15 other states and the District of Columbia in a friend-of-the-court brief in the case of United States v. Texas, urging the Supreme Court to reverse an injunction upheld by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The injunction prohibited the federal government from putting into effect President Barack Obama’s immigration directives that were announced in November 2014.
Washington, DC - Driven by this week's sustained, unseasonably warm temperatures, the projected peak bloom dates for the cherry blossoms has been revised to March 18-23. Although the National Park Service factored above average March temperatures into the original prediction date, potentially record-setting temperatures, averaging nearly 20 degrees above normal for the next week, have greatly accelerated the bloom watch.
Hollywood, California - More than half (52%) of all U.S. Internet homes have at least one TV connected to the Internet, representing an increase of six million homes over the past year, according to The NPD Group Connected Intelligence Connected Home Entertainment Report.
Stanford scientists report new insights into HIV's evolution that can improve pharmaceutical testing techniques
Stanford, California - Treatment of HIV/AIDs has evolved greatly since the disease's emergence in 1981. When antiretrovirals were first introduced, almost every patient developed drug resistance within the first year of drug use. Today, however, drug resistance is fairly uncommon and HIV patients can typically maintain healthy lives.
Stanford, California - From humble beginnings known for its fruit orchards, Silicon Valley has transformed into the heartland of entrepreneurship and innovation in the United States. Each year hundreds of budding entrepreneurs from all over the world descend on Silicon Valley in search of the secret sauce. What makes this environment ripe for creativity and innovation? Can the environment be replicated in another country?
Curiosity leads Stanford bioengineers to discover the inner workings of a novel mode of insect flight
Stanford, California - When Manu Prakash was a graduate student, he would often search for his thoughts during hikes through the woods in western Massachusetts. On one of these excursions, he stopped by a pond to watch water lilies blossom, and noticed a series of small ripples flash across the water.