Imperial Valley News Center
Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have confirmed detection of the citrus disease known as huanglongbing (HLB), or citrus greening. The disease was detected in plant material taken from a kumquat tree in a residential neighborhood in the San Gabriel area of Los Angeles County.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer our best wishes to the people of Mongolia as you celebrate your National Day on July 11.
Sacramento, California - The State Senate Committee on Finance and Governance passed Assembly Bill 515 relating to a food bank tax credit. This bill would increase access to healthier foods to food banks and low-income Californians by offering California agricultural producers a 20 percent tax credit for the wholesale value of foods donated to local food banks. AB 515 is being authored by Assemblymember Susana Talamantes Eggman and co-authored by local Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella).
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the citizens of France as you celebrate Bastille Day on July 14.
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement after a bill he cosponsored, the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6), passed with wide bipartisan support in the U.S. House of Representatives:
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