Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Three International Space Station crew members are scheduled to leave the orbiting laboratory Wednesday, March 11 after almost six months in space performing scientific research and technology demonstrations.
Washington, DC - Our nation depends on truck drivers to deliver goods and services safely and efficiently. Yet, crashes involving large trucks continue to take a toll on truck drivers, their passengers, other road users, businesses, and the community. Overall, 317,000 motor vehicle crashes involving large trucks were reported to police in 2012, according to the latest Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The estimated cost of truck and bus crashes to the United States economy was $99 billion that same year.
Washington, DC - Harold Varmus, M.D., who has led the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for nearly five years, announced today that he will step down from his post, effective March 31, 2015.
Washington, DC - Today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a $12.5 million Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for a new technical track under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) that addresses water-related aspects of energy production and use. The solicitation calls for the formation of a U.S-based consortium to work with Chinese counterparts to bolster collaborative efforts to help ensure energy, water, and environmental security and combat climate change.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointment.
El Centro, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia invites business owners, entrepreneurs, and individuals who would like to start a business and learn how to comply with California’s complex tax laws to attend a free Small Business Seminar in Imperial Valley tomorrow Thursday, March 5.