Imperial Valley News Center
San Rafael, California - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) recently confirmed another turkey vulture was poisoned by the euthanasia drug pentobarbital. It was found near Inverness, in Marin County, and taken to the wildlife hospital operated by the nonprofit WildCare in San Rafael.
Washington, DC - We are deeply concerned by reports that a Revolutionary Court in Iran has sentenced to death Mohammad Ali Taheri, the Iranian founder of a spiritual movement, on the charge of “corruption on earth.” We also are disturbed that a number of the movement’s followers reportedly have been sentenced to prison terms for similarly vague so-called crimes.
Escondido, California - Just before dawn on Thursday, a team of staff and volunteers from the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research was preparing to load and transport young frogs and tadpoles from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center for Conservation Research in Escondido, to release them into the wild at Fuller Mill Creek in the San Bernardino National Forest.
Imperial, California - A severe summer storm knocked electrical service out to about 6,000 Imperial Irrigation District energy customers Thursday night, as heavy winds slammed portions of eastern Riverside County in the Thermal, Mecca and Oasis areas, toppling energy transmission and distribution lines and causing transformer equipment to fail.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Washington, DC - The United States condemns the cowardly murder of writer/blogger Niladri Chattopadhyay in Bangladesh.
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