Imperial Valley News Center
FTC Staff Expresses Concern that Antitrust Exemptions for Health Care Collaborations in Oregon Senate Bill 231A Could Harm Competition
Washington, DC - In a letter to Oregon State Senator Chip Shields, Federal Trade Commission staff expressed concern that a broad antitrust exemption proposed in Oregon Senate Bill 231A for health care collaborations is unnecessary because antitrust law already permits such efforts that benefit consumers.
Another example of how Ag is always looking for ways to save water: “hullsplit strategic deficit irrigation” in almonds
Sacramento, California - Tucked away in the Almond Board of California’s Outlook newsletter for growers last week was a gem of an article about something called “hullsplit strategic deficit irrigation.” The upshot of the piece is: “A five-year study found that well-timed deficit irrigation can significantly reduce hull rot and potentially result in seasonal water savings of 10 to 15 percent without long-term impacts on yields.”
Washington, DC - Social Security Matters by AMAC’s Certified Social Security Advisor C.J. Miles, Association of Mature American Citizens:
Imperial, California - One of my sons recently came home from a twelve month military deployment. My wife and I took a couple of days and flew to welcome him at his stateside arrival airport. We watched soldier after soldier pick up his or her duffel bags and other luggage in baggage claims. We didn't see families or friends hugging them and welcoming them home. My son turned the corner and came into the area and I was so delighted to see him.
El Centro, California - This morning, at 3:38 a.m., officers responded to 525 North LaBrucherie after the clerk called to report he had been robbed at gun point. Officers arrived on scene and met with the clerk who said a Hispanic male adult entered the store just prior to closing and pointed a black handgun at him.
Washington, DC - Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, and many Americans will celebrate with cookouts, camping, road trips and other activities that involve food. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is reminding families to take extra care not to let foodborne bacteria, which grows more quickly in hot weather, ruin the fun.