Imperial Valley News Center
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces 24 Year Prison Sentence For Leader of Mortgage Relief Scam
Sacramento, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris and United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California Benjamin B. Wagner today announced that Alan Tikal, the principal operator of a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme, was sentenced to 24 years in prison.
Washington, DC - Tonight at 10 p.m. EST, CNBC will air an episode of American Greed, highlighting the story of Jordan Belfort, the former stock broker and inspiration behind the 2013 film “The Wolf of Wall Street.”
Pomona, California - The international robotics community has turned out in force for the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Finals, a competition of robots and their human supervisors to be held June 5-6, 2015, at Fairplex in Pomona, outside of Los Angeles. In the competition, human-robot teams will be tested on capabilities that could enable them to provide assistance in future natural and man-made disasters.
Washington, DC - On February 27, 2014, President Barack Obama launched “My Brother’s Keeper” (MBK) and issued a powerful call to action to close opportunity gaps still faced by too many young people, and often by boys and young men of color in particular.
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) announced the launch of the 2015 Congressional Art Competition. Every year, the Congressional Institute holds a high school art competition throughout the country to recognize young artists and their work. The winning art works from each congressional district are displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.