Imperial Valley News
Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Nominates U.S. Green Ribbon Schools, Honors California Green Ribbon Award Winners
Sacramento, California - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today nominated four California schools and a school district to compete in the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools recognition program, which honors schools that excel in energy conservation and environmental education. They are:
Fresno, California - A federal grand jury returned two indictments today against Jose Javier Rosas, 62, resident of Bakersfield, California, and Jeremy Scott Danielson, 34, of Clovis, California, charging them with crimes relating to laser strikes of law enforcement aircraft, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Owner of San Gabriel Valley Surrogacy Agency Pleads Guilty to Ripping Off Would-Be Parents Who Paid for Egg Donations
Los Angeles, California - The owner of a Glendora egg donation and surrogacy company pleaded guilty late this afternoon to a federal wire fraud charge and admitted defrauding would-be parents, egg donors and surrogates over the course of more than three years.
Washington, DC - Newly elected Interpol Secretary General Jürgen Stock visited the Interpol Washington office. While at the agency, Dr. Stock addressed Interpol Washington staff, highlighting the role effective information sharing can play via the world police body’s tools and resources and underscoring that the key to the organization’s strength lies in collaboration with Interpol’s 189 other member countries.
Alexandria, Virginia - A Japanese man who served nearly 20 years in federal prison for his participation in a 1986 rocket attack on the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, was removed from the United States Thursday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
USDA Announces More Than $160 Million Available in Funding for Food and Agriculture Research, Education, and Extension
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced the availability of more than $160 million in funding for research, education, and extension projects that address key challenges affecting U.S. agriculture production. NIFA will fund the awards through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI).