Imperial Valley News Center
Phillips, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will attend the California Department of Water Resources manual snow survey tomorrow at Phillips Station. Electronic readings show that the Sierra Nevada snowpack’s water content is lower than any year on record dating back to 1950 – just 8 percent of the historical average in late March. The snowpack is normally at its peak on April 1.
Washington, DC - United States and Cuban diplomatic delegations met today at the State Department to discuss the methodology, topics, and structure of a future human rights dialogue.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA network has revamped its web presence for international students, U.S. higher education professionals, and foreign governments and institutions at educationusa.state.gov to prepare American and international students for today’s global economy and better promote U.S. higher education abroad.
Washington, DC - The United States is deeply concerned by reports of detentions and restrictions on movement of Equatoguinean citizens for political reasons. Guillermo Nguema Ela, a leader of the opposition party Republican Democratic Force (FDR) was detained on March 17, flown to his native village near the mainland city of Mongomo, and directed not to leave the village indefinitely. FDR member Luis Nzo Ondo was arrested on March 19 in Malabo while denouncing Mr. Nguema Ela’s confinement. Mr. Nzo Ondo was also forcibly transferred to Mongomo and confined to the area.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring Tuesday, March 31, 2015, as "César Chávez Day" in the State of California.
FTC Approves Final Orders Related to False Advertising by Sony Computer Entertainment America and Its Ad Agency Deutsch LA for PS Vita Game Console
San Francisco, California - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved two final orders settling charges that Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (Sony) and its advertising agency at the time falsely advertised certain capabilities of the company’s PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) handheld gaming console introduced for sale in 2012.