Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - The California Energy Commission approved $13.5 million for energy efficiency measures to 14 schools in the San Francisco Bay Area, San Joaquin County and Orange County during its monthly business meeting today. The Energy Commission also approved grants to four entities to develop and research alternative and renewable fuel projects.
Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on FCC’s E-rate proposal:
President Obama’s SupplierPay Initiative Expands; 21 Additional Companies Pledge to Strengthen America’s Small Businesses
Washington, DC - Today, the White House announced an expansion of President Obama’s SupplierPay initiative, a partnership with the private sector to strengthen small businesses by increasing their working capital, so they can grow and hire more workers.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointments of Assembly Speaker Emeritus John A. Pérez and Long Beach City College superintendent-president Eloy Ortiz Oakley to the University of California Board of Regents.
San Diego, California - The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter completed its first phase of developmental test (DT) aboard an aircraft carrier Friday, three days ahead of schedule aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68).
Washington, DC - People who aren’t into marketing jargon might not know a “credence claim” from a Creedence Clearwater Revival, but experts tell us it’s a representation about a product that consumers aren’t in a position to evaluate for themselves. One example is what websites say about their privacy practices. Because consumers can’t test the accuracy of those claims, they often rely on third-party seals trusted for their expertise and independence. The FTC just settled a case alleging that one of those seal programs - TRUSTe - misrepresented key aspects of its certifications.