Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - This Spring, the White House will be opening its gardens and grounds to visitors on Saturday, April 16 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT, and Sunday, April 17 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM EDT. During this event, visitors can see the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, Rose Garden, and South Lawn of the White House.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will speak at the 26th Annual Crime Victims’ Rights Event at the Capitol.
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan will travel April 7-12 to Pakistan, Qatar, and Jordan to promote and strengthen the Department of State’s cross-cultural and educational diplomacy efforts.
Brawley, California - Monday, April 11, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors and the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors will host a joint public workshop regarding the Salton Sea in Brawley. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Palmer Auditorium.
Washington, DC - Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Judy Heumann, will travel April 9 –16 to Beijing, China, to lead the U.S. delegation in the 2016 U.S.-China Coordination Meeting on Disability.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first pacemaker that does not require the use of wired leads to provide an electrical connection between the pulse-generating device and the heart. While the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System works like other pacemakers to regulate heart rate, the self-contained, inch-long device is implanted directly in the right ventricle chamber of the heart.