Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State’s Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) Rewards Program is offering multi-million dollar rewards for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of two alleged Russian cyber criminals identified during a far-reaching federal probe into a worldwide online marketplace for stolen personal and financial information.
Seattle, Washington - The Federal Trade Commission has halted two Canada-based schemes that defrauded small businesses and nonprofits in the United States by billing them for unwanted listings in online “yellow pages” business directories.
Sacramento, California - The theme of California Ag Day at the State Capitol last week was “Breaking New Ground,” with soil health a key focal point. During the event, CDFA Secretary Karen Ross took a moment to discuss the issue with “Sammy Soil,” who appeared on behalf of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued the following statement on her decision to file an action for declaratory relief seeking judicial authorization to not issue a title and summary for the so-called Sodomite Suppression Act:
San Francisco, California - With a goal of supporting projects that have the best chance of delivering effective therapies to patients in need CIRM, California’s stem cell agency, has awarded $25.2 million to research into seven deadly or disabling disorders including Huntington’s disease, Spina Bifida, and osteoarthritis.
Sacramento, California - Environmental scientists with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) recently published a first-of-its-kind study that clearly shows that water used for growing marijuana has a devastating effect on fish in the state.