Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Downey Police Department Officer Ricardo Galvez:
Washington, DC - Thanksgiving is the largest meal many cooks prepare every year. Its centerpiece—the turkey—is the largest dish most cooks ever encounter, and many are not experienced at roasting one. USDA wants consumers to know that a range of resources, from smartphone apps to its 30-year Meat and Poultry Hotline, exist to help consumers through any food preparation conundrums this holiday season, wherever and whenever they may arise.
Sacramento, California - The USDA has announced $4.8 million in grants for 74 projects spanning 39 states that support the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) efforts to connect child nutrition programs with local farmers and ranchers through its Farm to School Program. Grant recipients in California will receive $672,795.
Washington, DC - Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State David Thorne will travel to Monterrey, Mexico November 21-23, 2015. In Monterrey, Ambassador Thorne will participate in the Startup Nations Summit, where he will give remarks on U.S. government policies and programs supporting entrepreneurship. Accompanying Ambassador Thorne to Mexico will be Thomas Lersten, Director of the State Department’s Global Entrepreneurship Program.
Washington, DC - Remember that pair of gold electroplated earrings you bought years ago at the mall? (Oh yes, you do.) Key to crafting their allure was the ability to place an ever-so-thin layer of valuable metal atop a less costly base material. This same strategy will be central to building the “engines” of future hydrogen-powered cars, and scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed* a way to do it more effectively with metals rarer than gold.
Joint U.S.-EU Press Statement on the Transatlantic Economic Council and Cooperation on Innovation for Growth
Washington, DC - Senior officials of the U.S. Department of State and the European Commission gathered on Monday, November 16, 2015, to review progress, discuss new opportunities, and take steps to re-energize joint collaboration under the Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC).