Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, announced today the first confirmed influenza death of a person under the age of 65 reported for the 2014-2015 season. This fatality of an adult resident of Southern California is a somber reminder that influenza can be a serious and often deadly disease. Influenza activity remains at a regional level in California.
Sacramento, California - California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Ron Chapman warned consumers today not to eat certain Santa Barbara Smokehouse cold-smoked salmon products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, which can lead to severe illness or death.
Winterhaven, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Andrade port of entry Thursday arrested a man after discovering more than 500 pounds of marijuana concealed in an auxiliary fuel tank located in the bed of the pickup he was driving.
Washington, DC - Earlier Friday, the government filed a notice of intervention in Pro-Football, Inc. v. Amanda Blackhorse, et al. notifying the court in the Eastern District of Virginia that it would defend the federal authorities of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), the Justice Department announced.
Washington, DC - Andrew Weissmann has been selected as the Chief of the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell.
San Salvador, El Salvador - Two suspected Salvadoran human smugglers were arrested Tuesday for their alleged involvment in attempting to smuggle unaccompanied children into the United States. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents from the HSI Assistant Attaché Office in El Salvador assisted police officers from the Salvadoran National Civil Police who made the arrests.