Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - On International Migrants Day we recognize the millions of people around the world who cross borders in search of a better life and we celebrate their contributions. But this year it is also a day to mourn the thousands whose journeys began in desperation and hope but ended in death.
Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume IX, Arab-Israeli Dispute, August 1978-December 1980
Washington, DC - The Department of State released today Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977–1980, Volume IX, Arab-Israeli Dispute, August 1978–December 1980. As part of the Foreign Relations subseries devoted to the foreign policy of the administration of President Jimmy Carter, this volume is the second of two volumes that document U.S. efforts to achieve a negotiated settlement to the Arab-Israeli dispute.
Sacramento, California - State Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins announced her selection of key committee assignments for the 2015-16 Regular Session today. Coming off his recent appointment Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), Chair of Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy has now been named to serve now on the following key committees: Transportation; Appropriations; and Governmental Organization.
Washington, DC - The Department of State has designated the Egyptian Ajnad Misr group, and Ibrahim al-Rubaysh, an al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) senior leader, as Specially Designated Global Terrorists under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism.
West Lafayette, Indiana - It may be the busy holiday season, but it's also the season to carve out some time for last-minute tax preparations.
Shanghai, China - Positioning California to attract a growing share of China’s massive foreign investment pool and bolstering California-China trade, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and the Bay Area Council today announced the hiring of Ken Petrilla as the new Executive Director of the California-China Office of Trade and Investment. Petrilla was previously the head of the China Desk for Wells Fargo, the largest bank in the United States by market cap.