Imperial Valley News
First Lady Michelle Obama Teams up with Pbs and Wgbh Boston to Launch Fourth Annual Nationwide Healthy Recipe Challenge
Washington, D.C. – First Lady Michelle Obama is teaming up with PBS flagship station WGBH Boston, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to host the fourth annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids' “State Dinner” to promote cooking and healthy eating among youth. Teaching kids to cook is a great way to ensure they learn healthy habits early in life. Research shows that children who help with cooking and meal preparation are more likely to consume fruits and vegetables, and they are more aware of the importance of making healthier food choices.
Phillips, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will attend the California Department of Water Resources manual snow survey tomorrow at Phillips Station. Electronic readings show that the Sierra Nevada snowpack’s water content is lower than any year on record dating back to 1950 – just 8 percent of the historical average in late March. The snowpack is normally at its peak on April 1.
Washington, DC - United States and Cuban diplomatic delegations met today at the State Department to discuss the methodology, topics, and structure of a future human rights dialogue.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA network has revamped its web presence for international students, U.S. higher education professionals, and foreign governments and institutions at educationusa.state.gov to prepare American and international students for today’s global economy and better promote U.S. higher education abroad.
Washington, DC - The United States is deeply concerned by reports of detentions and restrictions on movement of Equatoguinean citizens for political reasons. Guillermo Nguema Ela, a leader of the opposition party Republican Democratic Force (FDR) was detained on March 17, flown to his native village near the mainland city of Mongomo, and directed not to leave the village indefinitely. FDR member Luis Nzo Ondo was arrested on March 19 in Malabo while denouncing Mr. Nguema Ela’s confinement. Mr. Nzo Ondo was also forcibly transferred to Mongomo and confined to the area.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring Tuesday, March 31, 2015, as "César Chávez Day" in the State of California.