Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The President and First Lady will invite music legends and top contemporary artists to the White House as part of its “In Performance at the White House” series. The event will pay tribute to the fundamental role gospel music has played in the American musical tradition and the important artists and repertoire that have marked its vibrant history.
Colusa, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown will attend Colusa Western Days tomorrow, where they will serve as guest judges in the Dutch Oven Cook-Off.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "The United States strongly urges China to immediately and unconditionally release the “Beijing+20 Five” – Li Tingting, Wu Rongrong, Zheng Churan, Wei Tingting, and Wang Man. These women were detained before International Women’s Day in March after they organized a peaceful campaign to help end sexual harassment and promote equal rights for women.
U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, and Transportation Seek Stakeholder Input on Gulf Carrier Subsidy Claims
Washington, DC - The U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, and Transportation are reviewing claims that three foreign airlines – Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways, and Qatar Airways – have received and are benefitting from subsidies from their respective governments of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar that are distorting the global aviation market.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Washington, DC - The United States again congratulates the people of Nigeria and the Nigerian Government on historic, well-conducted, and largely peaceful elections the weekend of March 28. The United States further commends Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and its Chairman Attahiru Jega on the successful vote. We also recognize the professionalism with which the security services enacted their duties during the election.