Imperial Valley News
DHS Loaned Executive Program Begins to Improve the Travel Experience for Commercial Aviation Travelers
Washington, DC - The Department of Homeland Security today announced that six loaned executives from the private sector will begin service today within the department to support efforts to promote the facilitation of travel and tourism at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). These positions were first announced by Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas in May 2014.
San Francisco, California - Three alleged members of the 19th Street Sureños street gang were arraigned in federal court Thursday on murder, racketeering and firearms charges following a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations and the San Francisco Police Department into a gang-related killing that occurred in July.
Huntsville, Alabama - NASA has opened team registration for the 2015 NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge. Organized by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, the event will be held April 16-18, 2015, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, also in Huntsville.
Los Angeles, California - The Air Force unveiled the Department of Defense’s first non-tactical vehicle fleet composed entirely of plug-in electric vehicles at Los Angeles Air Force Base today.
Washington, DC - The effort to contain the Ebola epidemic in Liberia is showing preliminary signs of progress in some counties, but maintaining and extending these trends will require sustained efforts, according to three early-release articles in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) today. The three reports are among six MMWR articles on Ebola released by CDC today.
Imperial, California - The price of beauty products can get ugly, but ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, found that shoppers don’t always have to shell out big bucks for products comparable to brand-name items. In its December 2014 issue, ShopSmart experts scoured the beauty aisles of department stores, drugstores and boutiques to find high-priced products shoppers can swap out to save big.