Imperial Valley News
New York - The home-related categories and consumer segments that drove the most growth in 2015 all point to an evolution toward more lifestyle based purchase decisions, and show less emphasis on newness and innovation, according to global information company The NPD Group.
El Centro, California - Today, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors approved to donate $12,000 to the North County Coalition for the Arts (NoCCA) to provide a required match for a grant NoCCA received from the California Arts Council. The combined funds from the grant and county donation will be used to provide staff support and supplies to ensure Imperial County Arts Council’s stability.
El Centro, California - Today, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors ratified a Request for Proposal (RFP) that was released on February 24, 2016 by the Imperial County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office for the competitive selection of a licensed contractor to collect and dispose of outdated or unused pesticide products at a future pesticide disposal event. Proposals are due March 9, 2016.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bipartisan managed care organization (MCO) financing legislation passed by both houses of the Legislature yesterday:
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "Earlier today, I learned that two locally employed staff with the U.S. Mission in Pakistan were brutally murdered in an attack against a Government of Pakistan Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) convoy in Ambar tehsil, Mohmand Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan.
Indianapolis, Indiana - Building on the notable successes of the SuperTruck initiative, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Reuben Sarkar today announced SuperTruck II, an $80 million funding opportunity, subject to congressional appropriations, for research, development and demonstration of long-haul tractor-trailer truck technology. Sarkar made the announcement at the GreenTruck Summit in Indianapolis.