Escondido, California - An almost three-week old African elephant calf rests from his daily activities at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The young male elephant, named Umzula-zuli, was born August 12, 2018.

Washington, DC - The United States sees the Pacific Islands as an essential part of the free and open Indo-Pacific region and we are committed to the Pacific Islands’ future security and prosperity. As a demonstration of our commitment, the United States – through more than 17 departments and agencies – committed more than $350 million in FY 2017 to our engagement with the Pacific Islands via projects, assistance, and operations that directly benefit the over 10 million people of the region.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring September 3, 2018, as Labor Day in the State of California.

Washington, DC - At eleven AM, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 2018, the world will commemorate the end of World War I, which back in the day was called “the war to end all wars.” But, it didn’t.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in partnership with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, announced nearly $3 million for 13 projects to stimulate the use of high performance supercomputers to advance U.S. manufacturing. Manufacturer-laboratory partnerships help the U.S. bring technologies to the market faster and gain a competitive advantage in the global economy.

Escondido, California - Throughout September, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is honoring the hard-working firefighters who help to protect people, animals and structures across the region. Through the support of California Coast Credit Union, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is offering free admission to all active firefighters and up to three accompanying guests during the entire month of September.