Imperial Valley News
San Francisco, California - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges that Blue Rhino and AmeriGas Cylinder Exchange, the two leading suppliers of propane exchange tanks, illegally colluded to push Walmart, a key customer, to accept a reduction in the amount of propane in exchange tanks.
Washington, DC - President Obama has declared that what has been called the longest war in U.S. history, the conflict in Afghanistan, is over. More than 2,200 American service men and women were killed there in 13 years of conflict. Their sacrifice should never be forgotten, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.
Cathedral City, California - The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is hosting CalPERS Benefits Education Events (CBEE) in Cathedral City during January to inform members in the southeast counties about programs and benefits available to them. These events will take place at the Desert Princess Hotel on Friday, January 30 and Saturday, January 31.
Former International Program Director of Adoption Agency Pleads Guilty to Ethiopian Adoption Fraud Scheme
Washington, DC - The former International Program Director of International Adoption Guides Inc. (IAG), an adoption agency, pleaded guilty today to conspiring with others to defraud the United States by submitting fraudulent documents to the State Department for adoptions from Ethiopia and paying bribes to foreign officials.
Atlanta, Georgia - Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson traveled to Atlanta to view U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) operations at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and meet with TSA and airport stakeholders to discuss collective efforts to facilitate travel while ensuring the highest standards of security.
Washington, DC - Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts: