Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - A pair of education experts warn that today’s schoolchildren will be hard-pressed to fulfill their duties as American citizens due to their lackluster performance as students of history and civics.
Imperial, California - Bianca Flores, 20 Years Old, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 150 pounds, Dark Brown curly hair, Brown Eyes, Last seen in Heber on May 22, 2015. Possibly in the Riverside Area.
Sacramento, California - Pundits here in drought-stricken California have become fond of proclaiming that farms consume 80% of the state’s water and generate only about 2% of its gross domestic product. “Why devote so much of our water to an industry that contributes so little fuel to our economic engine?” they ask.
Washington, DC - This Friday, June 5, is World Environment Day (WED) which celebrates positive environmental action and calls on each of us to create change. The theme of WED “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care” reminds us that we only have one planet, and that the Earth’s natural resources are finite, not unlimited.
Houston, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Houston Seaport stopped a stolen 2011 Land Rover, May 28, pending export to Benin.
New York - A growing number of extremist groups from Africa to southeast Asia are shifting their allegiance to the Islamic State group, leading to greater risks for "cross-pollination" among conflicts beyond Syria and Iraq, the head of Interpol said Friday.