Aurora, Colorado - Thursday, Second Lady Karen Pence, joined by Deputy Secretary of Interior Katharine MacGregor, visited Rocky Mountain National Park to highlight the mental health benefits of the outdoors and the important work of National Park Service employees as the Nation’s parks reopen. In addition to the park visit, Mrs. Pence visited the art therapy program for veterans at the Marcus Institute for Brain Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Mexicali, Mexico - Today, the County of Imperial was notified that the City Government of Mexicali, Baja California issued additional restrictions and protective screening measures to reduce the mobility and protect the health of the population.  These additional restrictions will be administered to southbound traffic as individuals are entering Mexicali at the ports of entry.

San Diego, California - Health care professionals were recognized and celebrated with a special “thank you” event today, after San Diego Zoo Global invited community health care heroes to enjoy a special preview day at the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari before both sanctuaries open to the general public on Saturday, June 20. At the entrance to the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and San Diego Zoo Global President/CEO Paul A. Baribault symbolically reopened the parks through a ribbon cutting ceremony and expressed their deep appreciation for the dedicated health care heroes who work to keep communities safe every day, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Washington, DC - Sunday, President Donald J. Trump declared that an emergency exists in the State of Louisiana and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Cristobal beginning on June 5, 2020, and continuing.

Imperial, California - Everything tastes better with a splash of Pura Vida Tequila! Spiking your classic guacamole with Tequila adds an extra layer of flavor and blends deliciously with fresh lime juice and jalapeño. Enjoy!

Washington, DC - Today we celebrate the remarkable men, women, and children who have earned the title of cancer survivor.  We rejoice with your loved ones and caregivers, who have walked with you every step of the way, and share the promise and potential of your future hopes and dreams.