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Report: Obama Seeking Global Climate Deal Without Congress

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President Barack Obama is working toward an international agreement that would pressure countries to cut fossil fuel emissions, and is doing so without seeking congressional approval, The New York Times reports.

 

Bureaucrats gone wild: Feds describe racial hostility, discrimination inside new Obama agency

Photo by: Jacquelyn Martin
Richard Cordray

America's newest federal agency, charged with regulating financial institutions to prevent another hostile economic downturn, is having troubles regulating hostilities and discrimination among its own employees.

 

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest Criminal Gang Member – 21st this Fiscal Year

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CALEXICO - Friday, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station apprehended another dangerous gang member from the “Surenos 13” criminal street gang while making an illegal entry into the U.S.

 

Federal judge strikes down California gun purchase waiting period in some cases

July 30, 2013: Guns to be melted lie in a pile near a news conference at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's 20th annual Gun Melt at the Gerdau Steel Mill in Rancho Cucamonga, California.reuters

A federal judge in California has struck down a law that requires a 10-day waiting period for gun purchases, but only for current gun owners who have already passed a background check and those who have a permit or certificate of eligibility to own a gun.

 
 

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Brawley Wildcats at Hoover Preview

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Hoover is no stranger to the Wildcats as this is their fourth meeting in as many years. This will be the fifth time playing against a team coached by Jerry Ralph. He has met the Wildcats as a Hoover and St. Augustine Head Coach. The Wildcats are 2-2 versus Jerry Ralph teams and Hoover has the advantage of 2-1 record over Brawley.

 

Imperial Valley Farm Girl New Board Chairman of California Grown

Cherie Watte

“(Cherie) knows firsthand what it takes to be an active farmer in California, since she is the fourth generation of her family to farm in the Imperial Valley,” Nick Matteis, executive director of California Grown, said in a news release.

 

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Senator Boxer Urges California Universities to Create Sexual Assault Victim’s Advocate on Every Campus

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, D-California

“As our students return to campus, they are counting on their universities to not only educate them, but also to protect them," Senator Boxer wrote. "Yet, as you know too well, campus sexual assault has reached epidemic levels in our country, and I am writing to ask you to create an independent victim's advocate on your campuses.”

 

Hortau, a New Era of Farming

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IMPERIAL COUNTY - As all are now aware, the State of California is currently facing the worst possible drought on record. Countless state regulations and city ordinances have gone into effect to regulate water usage throughout the state.

 
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