Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. announced new guidance to help states identify and eliminate low-quality, redundant or unhelpful testing.
Washington, DC - CDC is working with other public health officials to monitor for ongoing Zika virus transmission. Today, CDC added the following destinations to the Zika virus travel alerts: American Samoa, Costa Rica, Curacao, and Nicaragua. CDC has issued a travel alert (Level 2-Practice Enhanced Precautions) for people traveling to regions and certain countries where Zika virus transmission is ongoing.
Santa Barbara, California - AIGA Santa Barbara, the Central Coast’s professional design association, is excited to present a 2-day workshop with Marty Neumeier, bestselling author of six books on design and innovation. Neumeier will lead an in-depth brand strategy session for creatives and marketing professionals, in which participants will learn the essential principles of brand strategy while applying them directly to their own brand or their clients’ brands.
Reclamation Releases Environmental Document for Sacramento Valley Accelerated Water Transfer and Exchange Program
Shasta Lake, California - The Bureau of Reclamation has released for public review the Draft Environmental Assessment for the implementation of an accelerated process for annual water transfers and/or exchanges, pursuant to Section 3405(a) of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act for Contract Years 2016 through 2020 (March 1, 2016, to Feb. 28, 2021).
No Significant Impact for Five-Year Groundwater Acquisitions for South-of-Delta Central Valley Project Improvement Act Refuges
Sacramento, California - The Bureau of Reclamation has released a Finding of No Significant Impact for acquiring refuge water supplies from privately and publically owned groundwater production wells within or near the Grassland Ecological Area and the city of Los Banos. The groundwater acquisitions are a five-year action, March 2016 through February 2021.
Baltimore, Maryland - Children born to obese women with diabetes are more than four times as likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder than children of healthy weight mothers without diabetes, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests.