Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith Garber will travel June 7-11 to Lima, Peru.
Washington, DC - Look at those lists of the most admired companies in America and what do you notice about them? Great products, for sure. But many also enjoy stellar reputations for service after the sale. When a buyer is confident you’ll stand by your product, you’ve probably created a customer for life. One measure of that is how you honor your obligations under the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act. The FTC just made a few changes in that area. Is a warranty check-up warranted for your company?
Washington, DC - According to USDA’s Farm to School Census, 36 percent of the U.S. public school districts that completed a questionnaire reported serving at least some locally produced foods in school lunches or breakfasts during school years 2011-12 or 2012-13.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 2,653 checks totaling more than $467,000 to consumers who lost money to a scheme that charged large up-front fees for mortgage relief services that were not provided.
Washington, DC - A recent Gallup poll revealed that Americans are more tolerant of liberal moral values than ever before. A separate survey by Gallup, conducted in the past several weeks, showed that a great majority of us - 72% of the population - believe the country is in moral decline.
Former Member of Moreno Valley City Council Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Taking $2.3 Million Cash Bribe
Riverside, California - In a case stemming from what is believed to be the largest bribe ever accepted by a public official in an undercover operation, a former member of the Moreno Valley City Council was sentenced this afternoon to 60 months in federal prison for taking a $2.36 million cash bribe from an undercover operative posing as a real estate broker.