Imperial Valley News
Los Angeles, California - Korn Ferry, a single source of leadership and talent consulting services, today revealed the results of a workplace satisfaction survey showing the top reasons executives “love their job.” At the top of this list is workplace relationships with co-workers and clients (43 percent). Rounding out the top three reasons is company culture/values (18 percent) and growth opportunities (17 percent).
Riverside, California - Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have developed a novel paper-like material for lithium-ion batteries. It has the potential to boost by several times the specific energy, or amount of energy that can be delivered per unit weight of the battery.
Riverside, California - Sadly, fewer than 40 percent of students who enter college intending to major in a science, technology engineering and technology (STEM) field complete a STEM degree. Equally discouraging is that women and underrepresented minorities – about 70 percent of college students – receive only 45 percent of STEM degrees.
Berkeley, California - California has more accountable care organizations (ACOs) than any other state in the country, with particularly rapid growth over the past two years. This is a good thing, according to the Berkeley Forum for Improving California’s Healthcare Delivery System, which released a report today with new evidence that ACOs improve the quality of care, increase patient satisfaction, and may reduce costs.
Washington, DC - For the past four years, the National Park Service and many other organizations and individuals have been commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War and the continuing efforts for human rights today. On April 9, 1865, Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant met Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee to set the terms of surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.
El Centro, California - Thursday, the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office arrested Alvaro Fernando Gutierrez, 37yrs, transient on charges of theft. The arrest occurred as a result of a reported agriculture theft case and following investigation that linked Gutierrez to the crime.