Imperial Valley News Center
Mexican Mafia Member who Controlled Latino Street Gangs in Orange County Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison
Santa Ana, California - A longtime member of the Mexican Mafia prison gang who controlled Latino street gangs in Orange County for at least three decades was sentenced Monday to 15 years in federal prison after being found guilty earlier this year of federal racketeering offenses.
Washington, DC - A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 2:51 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 11, about 261 miles southwest of Long Beach, California, with more than 3,700 pounds of NASA cargo, science and technology demonstration samples from the International Space Station.
Washington, DC - As directed by Congress, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a proposed rule late on Friday to implement the new exception lawmakers created last year to the federal law that restricts robocalls. The proposed rule clarifies the scope of the exception in ways that will help limit the negative impact that could otherwise result from opening this loophole, according to Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports.
Washington, DC - Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized standards for methane pollution from new and modified sources in the oil and gas sector. These safeguards are the first-ever national standards for methane pollution, a greenhouse gas that is 87 times more potent than carbon dioxide in the near term.
Washington, DC - The United States and Cuba will hold the third Bilateral Commission in Havana, Cuba on Monday, May 16. Following the successful visit of President Obama to Havana in March 2016, Secretary Kerry asked Ambassador Kristie Kenney, the Counselor of the U.S. Department of State, to lead the delegation.
Sacramento, California - AB 2414 authored by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), cleared the Assembly floor today. This bill will expand the existing Desert Healthcare District to include the entire Coachella Valley region.