Imperial Valley News
Davis, California - U.S. News & World Report has recognized the School of Veterinary Medicine at University of California, Davis, as the nation’s best veterinary school. The 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings also recognized many of UC Davis’ professional schools and graduate programs as among the nation’s best.
Washington, DC - Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman and the U.S. negotiating team will travel on March 15 to Lausanne, Switzerland, where they will join Secretary of State John Kerry to meet with Iranian officials. These bilateral consultations take place in the context of the P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran and thus include Deputy Secretary General for the EU's External Action Service Helga Schmid and her team.
Irvine, California - The recent incident at the University of California at Irvine in which the undergraduate legislative council passed a measure banning the American Flag on campus is a cause for concern, according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens.
Imperial, California - Imperial Irrigation District, in partnership with Imperial County, will make a joint presentation before the State Water Resources Control Board during a public workshop next week which will address the district's petition on the state's unmet restoration obligation at the Salton Sea.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, States File Amicus Brief Calling on Court to Allow Immigration Executive Action to Move Forward
Los Angeles, California - Today, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris and the Attorneys General from 13 other states and the District of Columbia filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting the U.S. government’s emergency request that President Barack Obama’s immigration executive actions be allowed to move forward, calling on the Court to stay the preliminary injunction entered in the Southern District of Texas blocking the new immigration program.
Two San Francisco International Airport Security Screeners Charged in Bribery and Drug Smuggling Scheme
San Francisco, California - Two San Francisco International Airport security screeners were among the three individuals arrested and arraigned today on charges of bribery and drug smuggling, announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag, Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge David Johnson, Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Special Agent in Charge Bruce Balzano, and Transportation Security Administration Office of Inspection Special Agent in Charge Regan Fong. A federal complaint charging the three individuals with drug smuggling and bribery-related charges was unsealed this morning.