Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Today, we’re turning the table on some healthcare professionals. Don’t worry. We’re not asking an anesthesiologist to count back from ten, or even telling an ENT to say “ah.” We’re offering an eye exam for eye doctors:
Washington, DC - Today, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Cathy Russell travels to Los Angeles to speak at a public forum, hosted by the University of Southern California Center for Public Diplomacy, honoring the 2016 recipients of the Secretary’s International Women of Courage Award.
Washington, DC - According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), just twelve crops provide 75 percent of the world’s food. Three of these crops, rice, maize, and wheat contribute to nearly 60 percent of the protein and calories obtained by humans from plants. Since the beginning of the 20th century, some 75 percent of plant genetic diversity has been lost.
Ecosystem Restoration Projects Generate Jobs and Business Activity in Local, Regional, and National Economies
Fort Collins, Colorado - From restoring the sagebrush sea to rejuvenating watersheds and landscapes after fires, ecosystem restoration can bear substantial economic fruit for local, state and national economies, according to a USGS study published today.
Imperial, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents rescued two distressed male Mexican citizens who were lost in the desert northwest of Imperial after they illegally entered into the United States on Tuesday.
California Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Interstate Travel to Engage in Sexual Acts with a Minor
Martinez, California - Blake Robert Johnston, 42, of Martinez, California, was sentenced to 30 years in prison late yesterday and ordered to serve a lifetime on supervised release for traveling across state lines with the intent to engage in sexual acts with a minor, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brian Stretch and Special Agent in Charge Ryan L. Spradlin for Homeland Security Investigations.