Imperial Valley News
San Francisco, California - NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics next week at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), December 15-19 at the Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard St., San Francisco.
Washington, DC - The case fatality rate in West Africa’s ongoing Ebola epidemic - estimates range from 60 percent to 70 percent of those hospitalized - hides a hopeful statistic: the fact that many Ebola patients survive. There now are thousands of Ebola survivors.
Washington, DC - In this week’s address, the President thanked the men and women in uniform who serve and sacrifice to protect the freedom, prosperity, and security that we all enjoy as Americans. On Monday the President will visit troops at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey and voice his appreciation in person for their incredible service. These troops, as well as the many who are still overseas, have met every mission they have been tasked with, from bringing a responsible end to our war in Afghanistan, to working to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL, to saving lives by fighting to contain the spread of Ebola.
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama: "Last December, when a political conflict erupted into violence in South Sudan, the hope and optimism the world felt with the founding of the new nation in 2011 was overtaken by images of bloodshed and grief. Instead of seeing the promise of their struggle for self-determination realized, the people of South Sudan have suffered countless, unimaginable tragedies.
Senator Boxer Lauds Passage of Legislation to Improve Training for Military Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners
Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today praised the Senate’s passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, which includes a provision based on her legislation to improve training for military sexual assault forensic examiners. The bill was approved by the House last week and now goes to President Obama for his signature.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Steven J. Singley to a judgeship in the San Bernardino County Superior Court.