Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by IVN
West Shelby, New York - On the morning of March 22, 1915, residents of the small town of West Shelby, awoke to a horrific scene. A woman clad only in a bloodied nightgown lay shot to death in the snow on the doorstep of an immigrant farmhand, Charles Stielow. Across the street, in the farmhouse where Stielow had recently begun work and where the dead woman had kept house, 70-year-old farmer Charles Phelps was found shot and unconscious. He died a few hours later.
- Written by AMAC
Boyd Lake, Colorado - Hoarders have come out in droves across the country due to the COVID-19 outbreak and it appears they particularly seek to load up on toilet paper. This has caused empty shelves in drug stores and supermarkets and dismay for all of us who are home bound for the duration, says the Association of Mature American Citizens.
- Written by John Grimaldi
Imperial, California - The coronavirus pandemic is forcing many of us to work from home using such 21st century technologies as video conferencing. It turns out that quite a few make sure their video cameras are turned off during these online meetings, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens. Why?
- Written by Amber McCreary
Washington, DC - Inclusivity is a core value at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and we strive to make it a welcoming place for all. At the start of 2020, NIST and the University of Maryland (UMD) co-hosted the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP), which brought dozens of NIST and UMD volunteers, scientists and staff together to inspire about 160 undergraduate women to continue their pursuit of degrees in physics. The sheer scale of the event was exciting to witness and made me proud to be a part of an institution that values outreach in addition to research excellence.
- Written by Lesley Fair - FTC
Washington, DC - If your company has made misleading Made in USA claims and represents that the inaccuracies have been corrected, it’s unwise to put ongoing compliance on the back burner. Conduct like that can move an advertiser out of the frying pan and into the fire. Case in point: the FTC’s proposed complaint alleging that kitchen and home notable Williams-Sonoma falsely represented its signature bakeware line as Made in USA. The FTC action also challenges Made in USA claims for products branded with Williams-Sonoma’s Rejuvenation, Pottery Barn Teen, and Pottery Barn Kids names.
- Written by IVN
Sacramento, California - Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that will provide tax, regulatory and licensing extensions for businesses.
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