CDFA joins in Firewood Awareness Month

Sacramento, California - CDFA joins the rest of the nation in observing the designation of October as Firewood Awareness Month. We are providing a video on the invasive species risk of moving firewood as well as tips from our Division of Measurement Standards for those buying firewood to make sure you get what you pay for.  CDFA is a partner in in the “Buy It Where You Burn It” campaign, urging people to not move firewood.

Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt (END) Wildlife Trafficking Report 2018

Washington, DC - Today the U.S. Department of State submitted the second annual report to Congress as required by the Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Act of 2016 (the END Wildlife Trafficking Act).

Analysis and Synthesis: UC San Diego's Sport Performance Reaches Its Peak

La Jolla, California - When Lauren Green walked into his office at the Alex G. Spanos Athletic Performance Center on Thursday afternoon, he was not coming from a team practice or a competition; Green was returning from the University of California San Diego Supercomputer Center. The Sports Performance Analyst was fired up about a talk regarding workplace education and implementing new technology.

American Cancer Society Unveils New Celebrity-Designed Holiday Greeting Cards

Atlanta, Georgia - Make this holiday season extra special with the American Cancer Society Greetings collection of cards. This year's greeting cards assortment include special designs created by Tony Bennett, Bethenny Frankel, Sharon Osbourne, and Simone I. Smith. Net proceeds benefit the ACS to fund its mission to support cancer patients everywhere.

Grand pianos

China - Piano solos can be inspiring. Piano duets can be whimsical. But, you might think that more than 600 pianists banging out a tune by Schubert [his Marche Militaire in D Major] could be a bit overwhelming. 

San Diego County Earns Recognition for Digital Innovation

San Diego, California - The County of San Diego’s website and three additional information technology projects have won awards from a national research and advisory institute that promotes digital innovation by state and local government agencies.