Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA today announced that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) for losses suffered from October 1, 2011, through September 30, 2013.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today finalized two rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, similar retail food establishments and vending machines with 20 or more locations to provide consumers with more nutritional information about the foods they eat outside of the home. The rules are required by the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Washington, DC - The cigarette smoking rate among adults in the U.S. dropped from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 17.8 percent in 2013, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
San Francisco, California - Turn the clock back to Christmas in the year 1901 on Saturday, December 13, 2014, as the Hyde Street Living History Players present the annual Old Time Maritime Christmas program from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. During this unique holiday program, visitors can meet and talk with costumed captains, wives and crews aboard the park’s historic vessels at Hyde Street Pier.
Imperial, California - The thrill of shopping on the Black Friday weekend may have lost its’ luster, more than half of Americans say they won’t be shopping at all, and three-quarters of people skipping stores say it’s because of crowds, according to Consumer Reports latest Black Friday Holiday Poll.
Washington, DC - Today, President Obama will pardon the National Thanksgiving Turkey in a ceremony at the White House. The President will celebrate the 67th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation, reflect upon the time-honored traditions of Thanksgiving, and wish American families a warm, safe, and healthy holiday.