Imperial Valley News
Berkeley, California - Over the past 35 years, California’s high-wage workers have seen steady increases in their paychecks. But low-wage workers, 4.8 million strong and about one-third of the state’s workforce, earned less in inflation-adjusted dollars in 2014 than they did in 1979, according to a new analysis from UC Berkeley.
Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia joined the California Latino Legislative Caucus in honoring two distinguished Imperial Valley natives at this year’s 2015 Latino Spirit Awards. The Latino Spirit Awards were established in 2002 at the State Capitol in Sacramento to coincide the state’s acknowledgement of Cinco de Mayo and to highlight positive role models in our community.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Japan on Children’s Day this May 5.
San Diego, California - On April 17th, the Mangrove Finch Project team transported eight captive-reared mangrove finches back to Isabela Island to begin the careful process of preparing the birds for their release. The Mangrove Finch Project team, led by the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) and the Ecuadorian Ministry of Environment via the Galápagos National Park Directorate (GNPD), in collaboration with San Diego Zoo Global and Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, is in the second year of its effort to save the critically endangered mangrove finch.
Imperial, California - Aging is all in the genes, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens. A new study by researchers at Boston University shows that the older your brothers and sisters get, the greater the chance that you'll grow just as old.
Washington, DC - To mark the return of two groups of paintings missing since World War II, the Department of State will host a ceremony on May 5. The five paintings will be restituted by the Monuments Men Foundation to the Federal Republic of Germany.