Imperial Valley News Center
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:
Endangered Pacific Pocket Mouse Program Enters New Phase:ReintroducedWild Mice Are Now Breeding on Their Own
San Diego, California - After years of conservation work that included painstakingly tracking, breeding and releasing almost 100 endangered Pacific pocket mice, researchers from San Diego Zoo Global have discovered that mice reintroduced into Orange County, California’s Laguna Coast Wilderness Park have begun to breed on their own.
Washington, DC - The State of Alabama will conduct a special general election on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, for the office of U.S. Senator to replace Jeff Sessions.
Washington, DC - It sounds like there was some “inventing” going on at Florida-based invention promotion firm World Patent Marketing, but a Preliminary Injunction in a case brought by the FTC suggests it wasn’t the kind that unsuspecting consumers bargained for when they forked over millions of dollars based on the defendants’ misleading promises about patenting and promoting their products.
Washington, DC - Taxing Social Security Benefits
Dear Rusty: My wife started collecting Social Security at her full retirement age of 66. I am 60 and still working, and I think it is unfair that we must add her Social Security earnings to mine when we file taxes. She has also worked some this year. Do we need to add this amount she received to our wages when we file? Signed: Overtaxed
Atlantic Ocean - The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) and the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), along with various embarked air and amphibious landing assets, arrived on station off of Key West, Florida, yesterday, to support Hurricane Irma relief efforts.