Imperial Valley News
New York, New York - Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell will co-head the U.S. delegation attending the 59th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) to be held March 9–20 at UN Headquarters in New York. Ambassador Samantha Power will also co-head the delegation.
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin will travel on March 9 to Paris, France, where he will meet with Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) officials to discuss advancing U.S. economic priorities in the work of the organization.
USS Carl Vinson, at Sea - An all-star line-up of American military, sports and entertainment 'heavy-hitters,' escorted by the United Services Organization (USO), visited on board the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) to say "Thanks" and entertain the crew.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring March 7, 2015, as Arbor Day in the State of California.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Cresemba (isavuconazonium sulfate), a new antifungal drug product used to treat adults with invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis, rare but serious infections.
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be awarding over $30 million in grants to help schools prepare healthy meals for their children. Twenty-five million dollars in grants will help schools purchase needed equipment to make preparing and serving healthier meals easier and more efficient, and up to $5.5 million will provide additional training for school food service professionals.