Imperial Valley News Center
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring April 21, 2015 as “John Muir Day” in the State of California.
Washington, DC - A national mortgage servicing company will pay $63 million to resolve Federal Trade Commission and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau charges that it harmed homeowners with illegal loan servicing and debt collection practices.
Secretary of State John Kerry Remarks at the 45th Annual Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "Roberta, thank you very, very much. Buenos dias. Bom dia. Bonjour. Welcome. Very, very happy to have all of you here at this important conference of the Council of Americas. I’m delighted to be here with John Negroponte and company. I think John is living here still. But we’re pleased to have him here. And I’ve always benefited from his counsel when I was in the Senate, and I benefit from it now.
Sacramento, California - The latest segment in the Growing California video series, a partnership with California Grown, is “Strawberry Fields…Forever,” a profile of a grower and his commitment to water efficiency.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State has designated Christodoulos Xiros and Nikolaos Maziotis under Executive Order 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. As a result of these designations, all property subject to U.S. jurisdiction in which Xiros and Maziotis have any interest is blocked and any assets they may have under U.S. jurisdiction are frozen. U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in any transactions with Xiros and Maziotis, or to their benefit.
Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected drug smuggler Friday after discovering more than 6 pounds of methamphetamine hidden on his body.