Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that the $12.4 billion merger of two of the world’s largest auto parts suppliers, ZF Friedrichshafen AG and TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., would likely harm competition in the market for heavy vehicle tie rods, which are rigid connectors that link a vehicle’s wheels with the steering control mechanism.
Sacramento, California - The latest installment in the Growing California video series, a partnership with California Grown, is “Small Potatoes.”
Los Angeles, California - Special agents from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Office of Correctional Safety, in conjunction with federal and local authorities, have arrested 15 defendants named in a federal racketeering indictment that describes the development and implementation of a coalition of three criminal street gangs in the Northeast Los Angeles area.
Sacramento, California - To highlight California’s energy roadmap to the future, the Energy Commission has established an online showcase of some of the state’s energy storage technologies.
Sacramento, California - California’s adolescent birth rate has continued to decline to a record-low of 23.2 births per 1,000 females aged 15-19, announced California Department of Public Health (CDPH) director and state health officer Dr. Karen Smith. The 2013 rate reflects an 11 percent decline from the 2012 rate of 26.2 and a 50 percent decline from the 2000 rate of 46.7.
San Francisco, California - The FBI, in a close-working relationship with local law enforcement agencies in the Bay Area, is requesting assistance to identify the individuals responsible for vandalizing fiber optic cables in Fremont, Walnut Creek, Alamo, Berkeley, and San Jose, California. Within the past year, cables were intentionally severed at the following locations:
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