Imperial Valley News
Winterhaven, California - The Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC) will be hosting the eighth annual Imperial Valley Renewable Energy Summit, “Imperial Valley: Powering New Frontiers” on March 11-13, 2015 at the Quechan Resort in Winterhaven, CA. The renewable energy summit where will focus on the ever changing - and expanding - opportunities for development in the region where the full spectrum of renewable energy production continues to thrive.
Seoul, Korea - On Thursday in Seoul, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Mark Lippert underwent surgery to treat wounds to his face and hand following an assault earlier that day. He is currently recovering in the hospital. As the Ambassador tweeted Thursday afternoon from Seoul, he is doing well and in great spirits.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "All countries share responsibility to confront nuclear proliferation. All countries benefit if nuclear weapons do not spread to additional countries. All countries also profit when there is smart, continuous action in the direction of nuclear disarmament. And all countries gain from cooperation on the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
Washington, DC - A direct marketing company selling “as-seen-on-TV” type products such as Snuggies and the Magic Mesh door cover has agreed to pay $7.5 million to the Federal Trade Commission for consumer restitution to settle FTC charges in connection with its deceptive “buy-one-get-one-free” promotions.
Manhattan, New York - TEDxManhattan ‘Changing the Way We Eat,’ organized by Change Food, brings together thought leaders to discuss how we can create a healthy, sustainable food system that is just for all.
West Lafayette, Indiana - Fans wanted to see a Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao match-up for years and a Purdue University American sports historian vets just how this fight will be remembered in history.