Imperial Valley News Center
San Francisco, California - The world’s most comprehensive tasting of American-produced Tempranillo celebrates its 8th year in 2015, when the Tempranillo Advocates, Producers and Amigos Society (TAPAS) conducts its annual Grand Wine Tasting at the Golden Gate Club at the Presidio in San Francisco on Sunday, April 26, 2015. Join nearly thirty TAPAS member vintners as they showcase their top Tempranillo bottlings as well as other Iberian varietal wines.
Progress Toward Building a Safer, Stronger Financial System and Protecting Consumers from Unfair and Abusive Practices
Washington, DC - Today, the President is in Birmingham, Alabama to speak about the progress we have made to build a safer and stronger financial system and to protect families from the types of abuses that led the economy to near collapse – and his commitment to safeguarding that progress.
Escondido, California - Four African crested guineafowl gave San Diego Zoo Safari Park guests an unexpected surprise earlier today as they paraded through the Park’s Nairobi Village and delighted onlookers of all ages. The winged animal ambassadors walked at a fast pace along the pathway, checking out their surroundings and boldly approaching guests as their trainers answered questions about the cute and curious birds.
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) and a group of 30 colleagues are requesting refugee assistance funding from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies. Their letter asks for $1.61 billion in funding for Refugee and Entrant Assistance at the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement (HHS/ORR).
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State’s Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) Rewards Program is offering multi-million dollar rewards for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of two alleged Russian cyber criminals identified during a far-reaching federal probe into a worldwide online marketplace for stolen personal and financial information.
Seattle, Washington - The Federal Trade Commission has halted two Canada-based schemes that defrauded small businesses and nonprofits in the United States by billing them for unwanted listings in online “yellow pages” business directories.