Washington, DC - President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key Administration posts:

Washington, DC - President Barack Obama: "Today, I am designating new national monuments that preserve critical chapters of our country’s history, from the Civil War to the civil rights movement.  These monuments preserve the vibrant history of the Reconstruction Era and its role in redefining freedom. They tell the important stories of the citizens who helped launch the civil rights movement in Birmingham and the Freedom Riders whose bravery raised national awareness of segregation and violence. These stories are part of our shared history.

Washington, DC - The Department of State has designated Ali Damush and Mustafa Mughniyeh as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs) under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which imposes sanctions on foreign persons and groups determined to have committed, or pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States.

Holtville, California - 26th Annual Holtville Athletic Club Rib Cook-Off, Saturday January 28, 2017

Annual Rib Cook-Off Extravaganza at Samaha Park in Holtville

Saturday, January 28, 2017 10:00am PST – Till all the ribs are gone approximately 2:00pm

Admission:      Free

Washington, DC - Special Advisor for Children’s Issues, Ambassador Susan Jacobs will visit Indonesia and the Philippines January 9-13.