Imperial Valley News Center
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will deliver remarks at the California Highway Patrol Memorial Ceremony in West Sacramento and later speak at the Berggruen Institute's fifth anniversary gala in Beverly Hills.
Sacramento, California - Today, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia recognized the 2016 Latino Spirit Award Honorees. The Latino Caucus honors Latinos in a variety of categories that range from athletics/sports, to public service and human rights. The Latino Spirit Awards were established by the California Legislative Latino Caucus in 2002 to coincide with our state’s acknowledgement of Cinco de Mayo and to highlight positive role models in the Latino community.
Washington, DC - While the United States strongly supports the regionally mediated Burundi dialogue, led by former President Mkapa under the auspices of the East African Community, we are disappointed the scheduled dialogue did not resume today.
Energy Department Announces $25 Million to Accelerate Integration of Solar Energy into Nation’s Electrical Grid
Washington, DC - As part of the Energy Department’s ongoing efforts to modernize the nation’s grid through the Grid Modernization Initiative, the Energy Department today announced $25 million in available funding through an effort called Enabling Extreme Real-Time Grid Integration of Solar Energy (ENERGISE) to help software developers, solar companies, and utilities accelerate the integration of solar energy into the grid.
Washington, DC - Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel will travel to Seattle, Washington on May 3-4 to participate in an event marking World Press Freedom Day. The Under Secretary will be the featured guest for the Murrow Interview Series, hosted by Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.
Groton, Connecticut - The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is warning Sailors not to engage in sexually explicit activities online in response to a recent increase in reports of sexual extortion, or "sextortion," aboard Naval Submarine Base New London.