Imperial Valley News
Imperial, California - No vaccine or medication can protect you from E. coli-based illness, though researchers are investigating potential vaccines. To reduce your chance of being exposed to E. coli, avoid risky foods and watch out for cross-contamination.
Orlando, Florida - Heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) - where the heart becomes stiff and cannot relax or fill properly - did not have increased exercise tolerance after taking isosorbide mononitrate, compared to a placebo, according to a study presented today at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2015. The findings come from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Heart Failure Clinical Research Network and are also published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Oakland, California - Friday, the largest of the piers of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge’s old east span was removed from the Bay through a careful and extensively planned implosion.
Sacramento, California - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) data for the class of 2015 are now available.
San Diego, California - The FBI reminds shoppers in advance of the holiday shopping season to beware of cyber criminals and their aggressive and creative ways to steal money and personal information. Scammers use many techniques to defraud consumers by offering too good to be true deals via phishing e-mails advertising brand name merchandise, quick money making offers, or gift cards as an incentive to purchase a product. Remember, if the deal looks too good to be true, it probably is. Never provide your personal information to an unknown party or untrusted website.
Fresno, California - A federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment against Kenneth William Kirkland, 47, of California City, charging him with being a felon in possession of firearms, a destructive device and explosives, and failing to register a destructive device in the National Firearms Registry, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.