Imperial Valley News Center
Fairfield, Connecticut - The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday, July 1, announced in Dar es Salaam that it was expecting the number of Burundian refugees in Tanzania to increase from the current 70,000 to between 250,000 and 500,000 as a result of the continued volatile situation related to the presidential elections in Burundi, scheduled to be held on July 15.
Sacramento, California - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted unanimously, 5-0, Friday to adopt a slightly revised version of the original proposed decision in its residential rate reform proceeding. The decision directs California’s investor-owned utilities to begin piloting time-of-use programs in preparation for transitioning all residential customers automatically in 2019.
Imperial, California - Tonight marks the 25th year that KXO FM107.5 has produced Freedom Fest for the Imperial Valley. Freedom Fest began in 1991 , the year the Gulf War ended. It has since become the largest single day event in Imperial County with nearly 60,000 friendly souls on and around the campus of Imperial Valley College. KXO FM107.5 has produced Freedom Fest and underwritten the cost of the fireworks show since the very first year. The fireworks display is synchronized to music on KXO FM107.5
San Diego, California - The County’s Waterfront Park will host its first major sports viewing event on Sunday, July 5 with a live showing of Team USA competing in the Women’s World Cup soccer championship match.
Washington, DC - In this week's address, the President wished everyone a happy Fourth of July. He honored the individuals who, throughout the history of America, have struggled and sacrificed to make this country a better place, from our Founding Fathers, to the men and women in uniform serving at home and overseas. The President asked that on this most American of holidays we remember the words of our founders, when they declared our independence and that all are created equal, and that we continue to protect that creed and make sure it applies to every single American. And finally, he wished good luck to the U.S. Women’s National Team competing in the World Cup Final this weekend.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring July 4, 2015 as Independence Day in the State of California.
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