Imperial Valley News Center
Lawmakers, Victim Advocates, Law Enforcement Voice Support for Attorney General Kamala D. Harris’s New Model MOU to Address Campus Sexual Assault
Los Angeles, California - Today, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced steps to address the pervasive issue of sexual assault on California’s college campuses. As part of this effort, Attorney General Harris released a Model Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), comprised of a How-To Guide and Template MOU for law enforcement agencies and institutions of higher learning to improve their coordination, collaboration and transparency in response to cases of campus sexual assault.
Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced that the California Department of Justice—along with the Attorneys General of the other 49 States and the District of Columbia, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Federal Communications Commission reached settlements with Sprint Corporation (Sprint) and Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless (Verizon) to resolve allegations that Sprint and Verizon placed charges for third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills that were not authorized by the consumers, a practice known as “mobile cramming.”
Southern California Medical Supply Company Owner Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Medicare Fraud Scheme
Los Angeles, California - A registered nurse who owned a medical supply company was sentenced today in Los Angeles to four years in federal prison for her role in an $8.3 million Medicare fraud scheme.
Imperial, California - A computer forensic analyst for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) appeared on an episode of Public Broadcasting Service's "This Old House" May 6.
USDA Announces Funding for Smart Grid and 1,000 miles of line on 80th Anniversary of Rural Electrification
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is providing more than $100 million in loans to build or improve 1,000 miles of electric transmission and distribution lines for rural electric cooperative utilities in four states.
Moffett Field, California - NASA and the Silicon Valley chapter of the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) are partnering to cosponsor the 2015 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Traffic Management Convention: A New Era in Aviation, July 28-30, at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.