Imperial Valley News Center
U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $16.2 Million in Grants to Improve School Leadership at Lowest-Performing Schools
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education awarded more than $16.2 million to eight grantees to develop and implement or enhance and implement a leadership pipeline that selects, prepares, places, supports and retains school leaders or leadership teams at low-performing schools that need the most help in meeting the academic needs of its students.
California Department of Public Health and Yosemite National Park Take Preventive Measures in Plague Investigation
Yosemite National Park, California - California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today announced that the department, working closely with Yosemite National Park, successfully reduced the risk of plague transmission at Crane Flat Campground in Yosemite. The campground, which had been closed for four nights to allow for rodent burrows to be treated for fleas, is reopening today.
Yosemite National Park, California - At approximately 5:00 a.m. this morning, a limb from an oak tree fell in Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley, striking a tent in which two minors were sleeping. Park Rangers responded to the campground to provide medical assistance, yet both minors were deceased.
Washington, DC - Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz on D.C. Circuit Court Ruling Dismissing Immigration Lawsuit:
Washington, DC - The United States is aware of the decision by the Dominican Republic to begin deporting persons who are deemed illegally present in the country. We recognize the prerogative of the Dominican Republic to remove individuals from its territory who are present without authorization.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed a tribal-state gaming compact between the State of California and the United Auburn Indian Community.
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