Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - A portion of Fresno County along its border with Tulare County has been placed under quarantine for the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) following the detection of three ACP in one trap in the unincorporated area between the City of Dinuba and Delft Colony. The quarantine expansion into Fresno County measures approximately 30 square miles; all of Tulare County remains under quarantine as a result of previous ACP detections.
New York, New York - Incorporating elements of photography, drawings, journal pages and text art, Franck creates frenetic paintings with energetic abstractions bursting with color. De Las Mercedes draws inspiration from his New York backdrop and the effect that time and the elements have on urban surfaces.
Washington, DC - Yesterday, the Humane Society of the United States filed a lawsuit against Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, who had opened an inquiry into the group’s fundraising last year. HSUS is stonewalling by refusing to turn over documents related to this inquiry. Today, Will Coggin, director of research for the Center for Consumer Freedom, released the following statement about the lawsuit:
Washington, DC - American's median income was $51,939.00 in 2013. In 2012 our median income was $51,759.00. In 1999, the pre-recession peak median American income was $56,436.00. Five years ago the United States Treasury took in 2.1 trillion dollars.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission is extending the public comment period on proposed changes to its Used Car Rule from January 30, 2015, to March 17, 2015.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "This is a sad day. The United States has lost a friend, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East, and the world has lost a revered leader. King Abdullah was a man of wisdom and vision.