UNICON: Creative Industry Trade Mission to Nigeria

San Diego, California - An exhibition of the African creative industry demonstrating the power, reach and profitability of African content will kick off in Nigeria on November 17 in partnership with the U.S. embassy of Nigeria. Dubbed “UNICON,” the exhibit will provide content creators with access to global consumers and stakeholders over two days of immersive engagements in animation, comics, African stories, video games, AR/VR, and graphic arts.

First Human West Nile Virus Case of 2018 Reported in San Diego County

San Diego, California - A 91-year-old man from La Jolla has been confirmed as the first person in San Diego County in 2018 to test positive for West Nile virus, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Friday.

With So Much at Stake in 2020 Census, Trump Administration Should Not Hide Decision-Making Process

Sacramento, California - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Wednesday filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the request to depose U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Department of Justice acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore. In March, Attorney General Becerra filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration over its decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

Presidential Proclamation on National Character Counts Week, 2018

Washington, DC - America is improved every day by men and women of great character and integrity who understand that a responsible citizenry is needed to ensure the independence and prosperity of our Nation.  The Founders cherished opportunities to grow, including those that require one to experience, learn from, and overcome hardship.  In difficult times, the American spirit is tested and defined by the character of its citizens and leaders.  We have withstood this test time and time again. 

Stemming unproven stem cell therapy claims

Orange County, California - Old West nostrum sellers used to market treatments for a broad range of diseases with the slogan “Good for what ails ya.” California-based Regenerative Medical Group used a current buzzword in science – stem cell therapy – to peddle what they claimed were treatments for conditions as varied as cerebral palsy and autism to Parkinson’s disease, stroke, and macular degeneration. But according to the FTC, they didn’t have proof to back up their expansive promises. “What ails ya?”

Apple Hill the season is upon us

Eldorado County, California - With Fall now in full swing, Californians are again starting to turn their attention to El Dorado County’s Apple Hill, which is in the midst of its 2018 production season. Here’s an encore presentation on Apple Hill’s draw as a agritourism destination, from CDFA’s award-winning Growing California video series.