Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - During his 2016 State of the Union Address, President Obama called on Vice President Biden to lead a new, national “Moonshot” initiative to eliminate cancer as we know it. Today, the White House is announcing a new $1 billion initiative to jumpstart this work.
Brawley, California - The Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District Board of Directors under new board leadership voted 5-0 this last week to enter into a memorandum of agreement (MOU) with the Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District to bolster and meet the needs for more enhanced health services provided to the residents of the City of Calexico.
Washington, DC - Acting Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Brian Nilsson traveled to the United Kingdom January 26-30 to participate in the U.S.-UK Defense Trade Cooperation Treaty (DTCT) Management Board meetings, as well as to participate in an industry roundtable hosted by ADS Group.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring February 2016, as Black History Month in the State of California.
Washington, DC - On February 2, the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host the finalists for the “Peer to Peer [P2P]: Challenging Extremism” initiative. The initiative, an innovative partnership between the U.S. government and universities around the world, empowers students to design and pilot new digital products and tools that counter violent extremist narratives and reach those susceptible to violent extremism messaging.
Singapore - Sailors from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1 Company 1-5, embarked USNS Safeguard (T-ARS-50) and began an 80-day mission January 31 to document World War II aircraft crash sites in waters around Papua New Guinea.