Imperial Valley News
Santa Barbara, California - Statistics show there has never been a better time to be a woman. As of 2014, there were almost 9.1 million female-owned businesses in the United States, generating more than $1.4 trillion (yes, with a "T") in revenue. The percentage of women who are household breadwinners is rising. Young American women are 33 percent more likely than their male peers to have earned a college degree by age 27. And around the world, women hold several of the highest offices in the land.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I honor all Roma on International Roma Day.
Washington, DC - Congressman David McKinley of West Virginia is keeping the focus on health care and the challenges faced by the nation's seniors. He sponsored a summit at Fairmont State University last week that attracted a wide variety of experts, featured a 14-member panel consisting of politicians, doctors and other health care providers.
El Centro, California - Imperial County Sheriff’s Office announced the completion ceremony for inmates attending courses with Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program through a grant sponsored by the Second Chance Act. The courses were designed to serve medium to high risk offenders to increase their education level and employability at the time of release. The awarded 2nd Chance grant to the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office and IVSROP was written to target 45 incarcerated adults housed at ICSO and slated to be on probation.
Washington, DC - Network Solutions LLC has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it misled consumers who bought its web hosting services by promising a full refund if they canceled within 30 days. In reality, the company withheld substantial cancellation fees from most refunds.
Washington, DC - Imagine if the price you paid for a hamburger included factors such as heart disease, the number one cause of death worldwide; or the runoff of manure spread on fields from concentrated animal feeding operations; or injuries to workers in slaughterhouses and processing plants; or the poor animal welfare practices in livestock operations.