Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - the USDA has designated April as Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Prevention Month. From the Growing California video series, a partnership with California Grown, here is an encore presentation of “First Line of Defense,” a story about CDFA’s Border Inspection Stations.
Washington, DC - The United States welcomes the African Union’s announcement of its new Special Representative for the Great Lakes Region and Head of the AU Liaison Office in Burundi, Dr. Arvin Boolell. The United States looks forward to continuing our important partnership with the African Union in promoting democratization, ending the threat of armed groups in the region, bolstering regional stability and cooperation, and ensuring that upcoming elections in several Great Lakes countries are free, fair, and peaceful—most imminently in Burundi, where critical elections are set to begin on May 26.
West Lafayette, Indiana - On April 22, Earth Day celebrates its 45th anniversary of raising public awareness of environmental issues including harnessing solar energy, cleaning water and reducing pollution.
Washington, DC - Two police officers - one from South Carolina and one from Oklahoma should never have pulled their handguns. Their decisions took lives and forever destroyed families and their own personal lives. One cop was just 33 and the other 72.
West Lafayette, Indiana - A Purdue University innovation that has been shown to limit long-term bacterial growth is being developed for commercialization by Poly Group LLC, a technology company located in the Purdue Research Park of Southeast Indiana.
Department of Justice Launches Collaborative Reform Process with Calexico, California, Police Department
Calexico, California - The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) today announced the start of the Collaborative Reform Initiative for Technical Assistance (CRI-TA) with the Calexico Police Department in California.