Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Imperial Valley News
El Centro, California - Imperial County Sheriff’s Office announced the completion ceremony for inmates attending courses with Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program through a grant sponsored by the Second Chance Act. The courses were designed to serve medium to high risk offenders to increase their education level and employability at the time of release. The awarded 2nd Chance grant to the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office and IVSROP was written to target 45 incarcerated adults housed at ICSO and slated to be on probation.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - Network Solutions LLC has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it misled consumers who bought its web hosting services by promising a full refund if they canceled within 30 days. In reality, the company withheld substantial cancellation fees from most refunds.
- Written by Danielle Nierenberg
Washington, DC - Imagine if the price you paid for a hamburger included factors such as heart disease, the number one cause of death worldwide; or the runoff of manure spread on fields from concentrated animal feeding operations; or injuries to workers in slaughterhouses and processing plants; or the poor animal welfare practices in livestock operations.
- Written by Lesley Fair - FTC
Washington, DC - Does your company participate in the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework? It’s a voluntary international privacy program administered by the Department of Commerce that lets companies transfer data from the EU to the U.S. in compliance with EU law. Of course, data security and privacy are everyday obligations for companies, but are you honoring one particular once-a-year provision? And what about promises you make regarding how you resolve consumer disputes?
- Written by Emma Hopkins
West Lafayette, Indiana - Prices for used farm machinery have been trending lower in the past year due to a surplus of inventory at dealerships, but buying used may not always be the best option, a Purdue University expert says.
- Written by Emil Venere
West Lafayette, Indiana - New research shows how inkjet-printing technology can be used to mass-produce electronic circuits made of liquid-metal alloys for "soft robots" and flexible electronics.
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