Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - As a part of the Obama Administration's commitment to protect student loan borrowers, the U.S. Department of Education conducted thorough reviews of the four major federal student loan servicers to ensure that the companies followed federal law when it comes to loan interest rates for active-duty servicemembers.
Energy Department Announces $32 Million to Boost Solar Workforce Training, Drive Solar Energy Innovation
Washington, DC - Today, the Energy Department is announcing $32 million in funding to help train American workers for the solar energy workforce and to further drive down the cost of solar by developing innovative low-cost concentrating solar power collectors and increasing access to critical solar data.
Washington, DC - On the morning of Tuesday, June 2, 2015, President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to Army Sergeant William Shemin and to Army Private Henry Johnson for conspicuous gallantry during World War I.
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Joins Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color on Community Safety
Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) joined the Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color in the first of many hearings to examine the community safety and justice barriers facing many young boys and men of color throughout the state.
San Diego, California - A female Yangtze giant softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) - potentially the last female of her species - has been artificially inseminated at the Suzhou Zoo in China. The procedure, an international effort, brought together top scientists from the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA), San Diego Zoo Global, WCS’s Bronx Zoo, Changsha Zoo, Suzhou Zoo and the China Zoo Association, and provides a ray of hope in a continuing effort to save the world’s most endangered turtle.
Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel Travel to New York City
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel will travel to New York City on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 for a series of engagements to foster better understanding and discussion of U.S.–Korea relations among foreign policy experts and stakeholders in the relationship.