Imperial Valley News
Reclamation Releases Draft Environmental Documents for West Kern Water District Water Use Efficiency Project
Sacramento, California - The Bureau of Reclamation and the West Kern Water District have released an Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the West Kern Water District Water Use Efficiency Project.
Florida Anti-LGBT Adoption Bill Enabling Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination Dangerously Close To Passing
Washington, DC - Today, Equality Florida, the statewide civil rights organization dedicated to securing full equality for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights organization, called on lawmakers to abandon an anti-LGBT bill that will enable discrimination -- with taxpayer dollars -- against prospective LGBT foster and adoptive parents, and place children seeking a permanent home at continued risk.
Washington, DC - In the future, the Air Force’s core missions will probably not change, but the way they are carried out will, said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III today.
Washington, DC - Today the President met with his international health and national security teams to discuss what more can be done to get to zero Ebola cases in West Africa. The President’s advisors updated him on the situation in the region and briefed him on measures currently underway to end the epidemic in Sierra Leone and Guinea.
Sacramento, California - California has entered its fourth year of drought with far-reaching impacts on water supply, agriculture, habitat, fish and wildlife, and water conservation. What impact will this natural disaster have in 2015? How will we respond and what options are available?
San Diego, California - A one-month-old Dalmatian pelican is thriving under human care at the San Diego Zoo. The young bird weighs about 12 pounds and is beginning to grow feathers over its downy fluff. The youngster was brought to the Zoo to be hand-reared after the chick’s father passed away at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Animal care staff at the Zoo’s off-exhibit Avian Propagation Center will hand raise the birds for approximately 50 to 60 days, until they are strong enough to return to their flock at the Safari Park.