Imperial Valley News
San Diego, California - A four-day old gorilla is attracting crowds at the San Diego Zoo, where guests are eager to get a peek at the newborn. The male infant was born early in the morning on December 26 to mother Jessica, 34, and father Paul Donn, 25. This is Jessica’s first offspring with Paul Donn, who has previously sired three offspring. Jessica, an experienced mother, has had five previous offspring, all of whom were male.
Sudan Expels United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and the Country Director of the United Nations Development Program
Washington, DC - The United States deplores the decision by the Government of Sudan to expel two senior United Nations officials and calls on the Government of Sudan to reverse the decision. The expulsions of Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari and Ms. Yvonne Helle, two highly regarded UN professionals, are detrimental to Sudan’s relations with the international community and to the protection and well-being of the people of Sudan.
CDFA Fertilizer Research and Education Program currently accepting concept proposals for the 2015 grant cycle
Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) is currently accepting concept proposals for the 2015 grant cycle. FREP’s competitive grant program funds research that advances the environmentally safe and agronomically sound use of fertilizing materials.
Washington, DC - To celebrate 2015, Food Tank is highlighting 101 incredible organizations who are playing a vital part in creating a better food system. Food Tank is excited to highlight their stories of success, hope, and innovation in the coming year.
Sacramento, California - At clubhouses, fire stations and park districts across California, more than 1,000 volunteer hunter education instructors (HEIs) are working to educate the future hunters of our state.
Washington, DC - Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), a Japanese corporation, has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $59.4 million criminal fine for its involvement in a conspiracy to fix prices, allocate customers, and rig bids of international ocean shipping services for roll-on, roll-off cargo, such as cars and trucks, to and from the United States and elsewhere, the Department of Justice announced today.