Imperial Valley News
Whiskeytown, California - Law enforcement rangers from the National Park Service and the Bureau of Land Management and Wardens from California Department of Fish and Wildlife located and destroyed two large marijuana cultivation sites within Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. The first raid took place in the Crystal Creek drainage where two men were found sleeping in their barbed wire protected "camp." Some 7,680 plants were removed and over 3,000 pounds of garbage was flown out utilizing a National Guard Black Hawk helicopter.
Los Angeles, California - They helped out on fire recovery after a blaze ripped through Calabasas. Habitat restoration was performed in Griffith Park in L.A. and on Santa Cruz Island, part of Channel Islands National Park. A taste for science was acquired by sampling dragonfly larvae for a national air pollution project. And those were just some of their job duties during the first half of their summer jobs.
Stanford, California - Strained by drought in recent years, California desperately needs more resilient water supplies. An affordable solution that provides a wide range of benefits is within reach, according to a new Stanford study.
Stanford, California - Around the world people have been living longer, with life expectancy pushing past 70 in many countries. However, people aren’t simply living longer on average: Inequality among individuals in the length of life has shrunk over time.
Stanford, California - Here’s a test for measuring partisanship in American politics today: Turn on C-SPAN and – without looking at the name of the lawmaker on screen – see how long it takes to tell whether the member of Congress is a Republican or a Democrat. Chances are high that you’ll figure it out in less than a minute.
Washington, DC - Today, the President approved a Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) on United States Cyber Incident Coordination. This new PPD marks a major milestone in codifying the policy that governs the Federal government’s response to significant cyber incidents.