Imperial Valley News Center
Sacramento, California - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today recognized the 50th anniversary of the California State Preschool Program and congratulated the program for giving young children from disadvantaged backgrounds the tools to succeed in school, careers, and college.
Sacramento, California - The general trout opener in many counties throughout California will commence on Saturday, April 25, one hour before sunrise.
Fresno, California - Evelyn Brigget Sanchez, 32, and Darling Arlette Montalvo, 34, both of Bakersfield, were sentenced Monday to two years in prison each for their involvement in a mortgage fraud scheme that ran from October 2005 to May 2007, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. Sanchez and Montalvo were convicted at trial of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud, and bank fraud. Sanchez was also convicted of 11 counts of mail fraud, and Montalvo was also convicted of 10 counts of mail fraud and one count of money laundering.
Fresno, California - Kenneth Manuel Martin, 66, formerly of Modesto, pleaded guilty today to one count of wire fraud in connection with a Guatemalan real estate investment scheme, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Pine Valley, California - Monday, U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a 41-year-old man at the Interstate 8 checkpoint for human smuggling.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today met with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter to underscore the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) important collaboration with the city’s leadership and local law enforcement on a range of homeland security-related priorities and issues.