Imperial Valley News
Chicago, Illinois - University of Chicago scientists supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) are collaborating with researchers at the Argonne National Laboratory to build out a wide-ranging urban sensing project in Chicago known as the Array of Things (AoT).
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I warmly congratulate Finland on the 99th anniversary of your independence on December 6.
Las Vegas, Nevada - The San Diego State football team has accepted an invitation to play Houston in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 12:30 p.m. PT. The game will be played at Sam Boyd Stadium and will be broadcast nationally by ABC.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement regarding last night's Oakland warehouse fire that resulted in multiple fatalities and injuries:
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "I congratulate the people of The Gambia for their peaceful and democratic presidential election on December 1. We also congratulate President-elect Adama Barrow on his historic victory, which will mark the first democratic transfer of power in the country, and we look forward to working with him as he helps to usher in a new era in The Gambia.
Washington, DC - The United States and 16 Pacific Island governments initialed amendments to the Multilateral Treaty on Fisheries at a ceremony in Nadi, Fiji on December 3, 2016. The revisions to the Treaty will generate higher economic returns from fisheries for Pacific Island countries, while supporting the continued viable operation of the U.S. fishing fleet in the region. The positive outcome reflects strong commitments to the Treaty by the parties and relevant stakeholders, including the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) and the U.S. fishing industry, and a further enhancement of political and economic ties between the United States and the Pacific Island region.