Imperial Valley News
Stanford and Wikimedia researchers create a tool to boost article creation in local language Wikipedias
Stanford, California - Every day, people around the globe visit one of the roughly 300 language editions of Wikipedia, searching through millions of articles written by tens of thousands of volunteer editors who build and maintain this free encyclopedia.
Stanford, California - Human psychology influences the decisions we make every day, including unwise ones. Our psychological profile can make us reluctant to pay for services that benefit everyone, including those who don’t contribute. It makes us focus on achieving short-term gains and avoiding short-term losses. And, most importantly, it prompts us to engage in rationalization and denial rather than tackle difficult challenges.
Berkeley, California - A new analysis of the genetic diversity of cassava will help improve strategies for breeding disease resistance and climate tolerance into the root crop, a staple and major source of calories for a billion people worldwide.
Imperial, California - 4th Imperial Valley Veterans Seminar that will be held this May 14 at the Ricochet Center in Imperial. The event is being sponsored by Hacienda Snack and Catering, Mario Castaneda, Sheriff Ray Loera, Undersheriff Fred Miramontes, Ricochet Fun Center, The Baseball Legends, Ramon & Natalie Castro, and IBEW Local 569.
Coachella, California - Tomorrow, the district office of Assemblyman Eduardo, proudly announces the first annual Earth Day and Open House Celebration to take place at his District Office in the City of Coachella. The event will be held Thursday, April 21, from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm. All members of the community are invited to participate in this fun and family friendly event.
Governor Brown to Participate in Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony Events at United Nations Headquarters
New York - As millions of people around the globe celebrate Earth Day and renew their commitment to protecting the planet, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will join dozens of world leaders on Friday at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to participate in events marking the first day that the Paris Agreement is open for signature.