Imperial Valley News Center
Imperial, California - In Consumer Reports’ new supermarket survey, Wegmans, Publix, and Trader Joe’s remain at the top of the Ratings of 68 of stores nationwide. Also earning high overall satisfaction scores were Fareway Stores, Market Basket (Northeast), Costco, and Raley’s. Once again, America’s largest grocer, Walmart Supercenter, landed at the bottom, along with A & P and Waldbaums, two smaller regional chains.
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama: "Michelle and I join our fellow Christians around the world in observing Good Friday and celebrating Easter this weekend.
Administration Announces Actions To Drive Growth In Solar Energy And Train Workers For Clean-Energy Jobs
Washington, DC - The President is committed to addressing climate change and creating jobs by spurring the deployment of clean sources of energy. Since President Obama took office, solar electricity generation has increased 20 fold, doubling last year alone – just as the cost of solar has continued to fall as a result of investments in research and manufacturing innovation.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "The observance of UN International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action on April 4 allows the United States to take pride in its efforts to address the humanitarian impact of these deadly devices on civilian populations around the world.
Washington, DC - Call me (call me) on the line. Call me, call me any, anytime. We were big Blondie fans, but if the lyrics of “Call Me” are any indication, they’re not the best source of information about complying with the Do Not Call and robocall provisions of the Telemarketing Sales Rule. So we’re turning to FTC attorney Bikram Bandy to get answers to questions that businesses are asking.
More than $4 million for California as USDA Awards Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods
Sacramento, California - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that USDA has awarded $31.5 million in funding to local, state, and national organizations to support programs that help participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) increase their purchase of fruits and vegetables, including more than $4 million for California.