Imperial Valley News Center
Obama Administration Releases Report on the Health and Economic Benefits of Global Action on Climate Change
Washington, DC - President Obama is committed to protecting the health of future generations from the impacts of climate change. Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing a report quantifying the vast economic, health, and environmental benefits that reducing global carbon pollution will have on the United States, reinforcing the need to act with a sense of urgency.
Assemblymember Garcia Spearheads Hearing on Renewable Energy Development and Restoration of the Salton Sea
Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) will be holding his first select committee hearing this Tuesday in the State Capitol. The Assembly Select Committee on Renewable Energy Development and Restoration of the Salton Sea will be looking into the role of the Salton Sea’s geothermal resource in the context of the state’s renewable energy and climate goals.
Imperial, California - Teens who get behind the wheel of a car are often scrutinized ,criticized and in some cases temporarily lose their driving privileges, but they get over it eventually. Older folks, however, can have a hard time when their kids decide it is time to take away their car keys, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.
Los Angeles, California - You have to go back more than 70 years to get a view of a very different Southern California. Long before urban and suburban post-war development blossomed around Los Angeles, the region was a major agricultural producer. Citrus was the leading crop, and that heritage is all too apparent in the place names that remain today. An example of that is Orange County.
Charleston, South Carolina - A faith group in our town recently held a worship event with about 350 plus people in attendance. They expected people from several states and foreign countries including Nigeria, South Africa, Botswana, United Kingdom and Canada. The International group came together in celebration of their Christian faith to worship and recognize academic achievement.
San Diego, California - Chemists and biologists at UC San Diego have succeeded in designing and synthesizing an artificial cell membrane capable of sustaining continual growth, just like a living cell.
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