Imperial Valley News
President Obama’s SupplierPay Initiative Expands; 21 Additional Companies Pledge to Strengthen America’s Small Businesses
Washington, DC - Today, the White House announced an expansion of President Obama’s SupplierPay initiative, a partnership with the private sector to strengthen small businesses by increasing their working capital, so they can grow and hire more workers.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointments of Assembly Speaker Emeritus John A. Pérez and Long Beach City College superintendent-president Eloy Ortiz Oakley to the University of California Board of Regents.
San Diego, California - The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter completed its first phase of developmental test (DT) aboard an aircraft carrier Friday, three days ahead of schedule aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68).
Washington, DC - People who aren’t into marketing jargon might not know a “credence claim” from a Creedence Clearwater Revival, but experts tell us it’s a representation about a product that consumers aren’t in a position to evaluate for themselves. One example is what websites say about their privacy practices. Because consumers can’t test the accuracy of those claims, they often rely on third-party seals trusted for their expertise and independence. The FTC just settled a case alleging that one of those seal programs - TRUSTe - misrepresented key aspects of its certifications.
Lyon, France - An INTERPOL operation targeting fugitives wanted for environmental crimes is calling on the public worldwide to help locate them and bring them to justice.
Atlanta, Georgia - Whether one is a seasoned golfer, or just a beginner, it is important to pay a lot of attention to the golf ball one uses. The game cannot be played properly with the wrong golf ball. Whether buying new golf balls or used golf balls, it is important to consider a few guidelines that will help in choosing the correct ball for one’s game. To the untrained eye, most balls look similar to each other but it is important to find out more about their features in order to achieve the right trajectory and distance.