Imperial Valley News
Los Angeles, California - The American Red Cross launches a home fire awareness campaign called 2Steps2Minutes that aims to save lives from a silent killer that takes more lives each year than all hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods combined. Launched in partnership with millennial-focused media company What’s Trending, iHeartMedia, The Charity Network and Reveal Project, the campaign calls attention to the two steps critical to safely escaping a home fire:
Munich, Germany - In a study published today, Transparency Germany demanded that the awarding of contracts to PMSCs and the imposition of international quality standards be made more transparent. What were until recently regarded as responsibilities of the government are now being delegated to private service providers. With this shift it is becoming increasingly difficult to attribute responsibility. A lack of transparency creates opportunities for corruption—the more so because most military interventions now occur in countries where corruption is rampant.
New York - The move to digital and online shopping shows no sign of slowing down, but when it comes to love, shoppers want to get physical. Today, new insights revealed that when it comes to expressing love, shoppers across the globe prefer the personal touch by picking out presents in store for their Valentine.
Washington, DC - Mining and exploration investment declined 35% in 2015, the second largest year-over-year decline since the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) began reporting the series in 1948. Most mining and exploration investment reflects petroleum exploration and development, but the category also includes natural gas, coal, and other minerals.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Stay on President’s Clean Power Plan
Sacramento, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today released a statement following the U.S. Supreme Court’s order granting a stay of President Obama’s America’s Clean Power Plan, which would limit the amount of greenhouse gases emitted by fossil fuel-fired power plants.
CDPH Releases New Reports on Healthcare-Associated Infections and Healthcare Personnel Influenza Vaccination Rates
Sacramento, California - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today released the “Healthcare-Associated Infections in California Hospitals Annual Report for January to December 2014” and “Influenza Vaccination among Healthcare personnel in California Hospitals for the 2014-15 Influenza Season.” Using data from the infections report, CDPH also updated its interactive map with data for individual hospitals. The reports contain 2014 data from 392 licensed general acute care hospitals, representing 419 hospital campuses.