Imperial County Office of Education Facilitates Videoconference with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenneger

HEBER — A group of eighth graders at Heber Elementary School District recently had a unique learning experience — they had a chance to speak to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger live via videoconference.

Joined by only one other class of eighth graders from Humboldt County — connected through the California K-12 High-Speed Network which the Imperial County Office of Education administers — the students had a chance to listen to the governor talk about his experience as an immigrant to the United States from his native Austria. Then, students had a chance to ask the governor questions.

Brown Details Corey Haim’s “Doctus Pills and Efforts to Crack Down on Prescription Drug Abuse

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today discussed a report prepared by agents in the California Department of Justice, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement showing that in the last month of his life, former child actor Corey Haim visited seven different doctors and seven different pharmacies to obtain at least 553 doses of prescription drugs, including dangerous narcotics.

Governor Schwarzenegger Proclaims State of Emergency in Imperial County Due to Earthquake

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today proclaimed a state of emergency in Imperial County due to a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, centered in Baja California, Mexico, which occurred yesterday, impacting the Southern California region by disrupting telephone communications, buckling roads, breaking water mains and damaging critical water storage facilities.

The text of the proclamation is below:


WHEREAS on April 4, 2010, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, centered in Baja California, Mexico, caused severe damage in the southern California region; and