Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Hospitals are thought to be sterile, safe environments where sick people get better, not sicker. But that’s not always the case according to a new investigation by Consumer Reports into hospital-acquired infections.
Oakland, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will attend the memorial service for Hayward Police Department Sergeant Scott Lunger tomorrow in Oakland.
Imperial, California - Consumers are off to a slower than usual start this back-to-school season, according to a recent NPD survey. The study found that the majority of consumers are planning to start their apparel shopping much later in the traditional June through August back-to-school shopping season, with many stating they plan to finish their shopping after school starts.
Chicago, Illinois - Turns out that Americans are eating their fruits and vegetables as well as other fresh foods and beverages, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. The percent of all in-home eating occasions that include fresh foods, like fruit, vegetables, and dairy items, is almost back to levels seen 30 years ago, according to NPD food consumption research.
Islamabad, Pakistan - In an important symbol of the commitment and enduring relationship with Pakistan, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson, and the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Deputy Director Casey Jones, alongside local officials, dedicated the first phase of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad today.
Washington, DC - The Governments of the United States and the Republic of Singapore will hold a meeting on United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Environment Chapter implementation and the Biennial Review under the United States-Singapore Memorandum of Intent on Environmental Cooperation on Monday, August 3, 2015.