Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - Heroin use has increased across the United States among men and women, most age groups, and all income levels. The greatest increases have occurred in groups with historically lower rates of heroin use, including women and people with private insurance and higher incomes. In addition, nearly all people who use heroin also use multiple other substances, according to the latest Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Joshua Tree National Park, California - With an early monsoon season upon us, visitors may be seeing desert tortoises on the roadways as they search out puddles from which to drink. Because of their presence on the roads, tortoises are extremely vulnerable to being hit by cars. In order to educate the public, the park has produced a video on when and how to safely move a tortoise out of the road. Keep in mind that tortoises should only be handled in emergency situations.
Washington, DC - The Obama Administration is committed to addressing climate change, promoting clean energy, and creating good paying jobs. That is why the Administration is announcing a new initiative to increase access to solar energy for all Americans, in particular low- and moderate- income communities, while expanding opportunities to join the solar workforce.
Toronto, Canada - Seeking to further collaboration amongst states and provinces to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ahead of this year's United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will join other international leaders, including former U.S. vice president and Nobel laureate Al Gore and former president of Mexico Felipe Calderón, to deliver keynote remarks at the Climate Summit of the Americas tomorrow in Toronto, Canada.
The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe
Washington, DC - The Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) announces the design/build construction award for a new U.S. Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe, to B.L. Harbert, International of Birmingham, Alabama.
El Centro, California - Current Deputy Sheriff Recruit Openings:
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