Imperial Valley News
Rochester, Minnesota - Antibiotics are important drugs. It would be difficult to overstate the benefit penicillin and other antibiotics have played in treating bacterial infections, preventing the spread of disease and minimizing serious complications of disease.
Sacramento, California - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is urging the public to protect themselves against mosquito bites and mosquito-borne diseases if traveling to Mexico or Latin America. These regions reported increased chikungunya and continued dengue transmission in 2014, and reported cases of these mosquito-borne diseases among travelers returning to California have increased.
Fort Wayne, Indiana - A Fort Wayne, Indiana, resident pleaded guilty yesterday in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Indiana to two counts of filing a false tax return and one count of perjury, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice Department’s Tax Division.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Senior Special Agent Thomas Doolittle continues the charity his son, Joey, began
Washington, DC - Joey Doolittle used his brief time on this earth living with courage, kindness and in service to others. Joey died at the age of nine years old from cancer, but not before creating his legacy - Joey’s Toy Box (JTB).
USDA Provides One-Time Extension of Deadline to Update Base Acres or Yield History for ARC/PLC Programs
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that a one-time extension will be provided to producers for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The final day to update yield history or reallocate base acres has been extended one additional month, from Feb. 27, 2015 until March 31, 2015. The final day for farm owners and producers to choose ARC or PLC coverage also remains March 31, 2015.
Sacramento, California - The California Energy Commission has launched a new online system for schools to submit Energy Expenditure Plans under the California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39). The system provides schools a streamlined process to submit all the elements of a plan for review and approval under the newly authorized 2015 Program Implementation Guidelines.