Imperial Valley News
San Francisco, California - With a goal of supporting projects that have the best chance of delivering effective therapies to patients in need CIRM, California’s stem cell agency, has awarded $25.2 million to research into seven deadly or disabling disorders including Huntington’s disease, Spina Bifida, and osteoarthritis.
Sacramento, California - Environmental scientists with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) recently published a first-of-its-kind study that clearly shows that water used for growing marijuana has a devastating effect on fish in the state.
Sacramento, California - California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today warned consumers that the consumption of unpasteurized (raw) dairy products may cause serious illness. Six Northern California residents have recently been diagnosed with campylobacteriosis, a bacterial infection that can come from consuming contaminated raw milk.
Fresno, California - Judy Gutierrez, 22, of Fresno, pleaded guilty today to violating federal law by making a false bomb threat (false information and hoax), United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
FTC, Multiple Law Enforcement Partners Announce Crackdown on Deception, Fraud in Auto Sales, Financing and Leasing
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission and 32 law enforcement partners today announced the results of Operation Ruse Control, a nationwide and cross-border crackdown to protect consumers when purchasing or leasing a car, encompassing 252 enforcement actions. The six new FTC cases include more than $2.6 million in monetary judgments.
Santa Barbara, California - A new study from Quorum shows that women in Congress are working hard (and together) to make real progress. In addition to other impressive statistics, the startup reports that women in the Senate are more active than their male counterparts, with individual women senators introducing 96.31 bills on average to the men's 70.72 bills. They're also more successful 2.31 bills created by female senators were enacted over the last seven years compared to only 1.57 bills from male senators.