Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Two app developers will pay a combined $360,000 in civil penalties as part of settlements with the Federal Trade Commission over charges they violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, Rule.
Washington, DC - The Department of State (State) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) collaborate closely on adjudications related to the K-1 visa classification, as they do in many other immigration matters. As directed by the President, and in light of the evolving security environment, State and DHS are undertaking a review of the K-1 visa process.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new indication for the LifeVest wearable cardioverter defibrillator. The LifeVest is approved for certain children who are at risk for sudden cardiac arrest, but are not candidates for an implantable defibrillator due to certain medical conditions or lack of parental consent.
Seeley, California - Saturday, January 23, the County of Imperial, California Department of Fish & Wildlife and Kiwanis of El Centro will host their annual Imperial Valley Jr. Trout Fishing Derby in Seeley. The event will run from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Sunbeam Lake.
Sacramento, California - CDFA Secretary Karen Ross is taking a page out of Santa’s book today, riding her sleigh (Prius) around town to visit her elves (employees) at their various toy factories (labs and offices) and share a warm cup of holiday cheer.
Washington, DC - LifeLock will pay $100 million to settle Federal Trade Commission contempt charges that it violated the terms of a 2010 federal court order that requires the company to secure consumers’ personal information and prohibits the company from deceptive advertising. This is the largest monetary award obtained by the Commission in an order enforcement action.