Imperial Valley News
Berkeley, California - Two-thirds of Californians without health insurance in 2014 were eligible for coverage, but most said they did not enroll because of the cost, according to a new study by the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Labor Research and Education and the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
Chesapeake Bay - The world's largest breeding population of ospreys is coping well with the long-lasting residues of toxic chemicals that were banned decades ago but remain in the Chesapeake Bay food chain at varying levels, such as the pesticide DDT and insulating chemicals known as PCBs. The resilient fish hawks are also showing few effects from two other groups of chemicals that have become widespread in the estuary flame retardant PBDEs and pharmaceuticals intended for human use.
St. Croix, Virgin Islands - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations Officers at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport identified and arrested a female with an outstanding arrest warrant in Wisconsin for violating probation on forgery charges.
San Francisco, California - The Department of Justice today filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against certain ValueAct Capital entities for violating the reporting and waiting period requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the “HSR Act”). The Antitrust Division’s lawsuit seeks civil penalties and an injunction against further HSR Act violations.
Washington, DC - Two subjects of Interpol Red Notices for violent crimes in their home country of El Salvador were removed from the United States Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today announced the official launch of GroupGAP, a new certification program that helps small and mid-sized growers and cooperatives meet retailers' on-farm food safety requirements.