Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez announced that Katherine Race Brin will serve as the FTC’s Chief Privacy Officer (CPO), succeeding Peter Miller.
Imperial, California - With May being "water safety month," Imperial Irrigation District's safety mascot Dippy Duck and his team will be taking flight, landing at grade schools across the Imperial Valley between now and the end of June to promote the water safety message.
Washington, DC - The U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission’s Economic, Trade, and Energy Working Group met in Washington, DC, on May 4, 2015. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Kurt Tong, USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia Jonathan Katz, and Executive Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Europe, Middle East & Africa Michael Lally represented the United States. First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs David Dondua and Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Mikheil Janelidze represented Georgia.
Washington, DC - Recent reports from both the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have confirmed 2014 as the hottest year on record. Average global temperatures and sea levels are on the rise, and precipitation in crucial agricultural zones is diminishing. The world can no longer ignore these indicators and, particularly, the connections between climate change and global food security.
Washington, DC - Today in Djibouti, Secretary Kerry announced the United States is providing more than $68 million to help humanitarian organizations meet the needs of nearly 16 million people in need of assistance in Yemen, including 300,000 newly internally displaced persons.
Los Angeles, California - A new study by doctors at UCLA sheds light on the challenges faced by parents of children with epilepsy.