Imperial Valley News Center
Imperial Valley, California - Yesterday, a Sheriff’s Sergeant while performing an agricultural area patrol check contacted a suspicious parked vehicle in the area of Edgar Road and Forrester Road. The vehicle was occupied by 33 year old Eric Gragson and 28 year old Adrian Rivas. An investigation revealed the vehicle had a stolen plate.
Sacramento, California - The Sand County Foundation, the California Farm Bureau Federation and Sustainable Conservation are accepting applications through July 8 for the $10,000 California Leopold Conservation Award. The award honors California farmers, ranchers and other private landowners who demonstrate outstanding stewardship and management of natural resources.
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski will visit Vietnam from May 9-10, when he will engage with government officials and local civil society representatives.
Washington, DC - President Obama spoke by phone today with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to congratulate him on the submission to Mexico's Congress of his "everyday justice" reform package.
Washington, DC - Today, President Barack Obama granted commutation of sentence to 58 individuals.
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden Announce New Private Sector Hiring and Training Commitments for Veterans and Military Spouses
Washington, DC - When the First Lady and Dr. Biden launched Joining Forces in 2011, the unemployment rate for our 9/11 generation of veterans was more than 12 percent, and almost one in three of our youngest veterans who wanted to work could not find a job. In August 2011, the President challenged the private sector to hire 100,000 veterans and military spouses.