California’s Educators & State Law Support Transgender Students Despite New Federal Actions

California’s Educators & State Law Support Transgender Students Despite New Federal Actions

Burlingame, CA…CTA President Eric Heins issued the following statement concerning new actions by the Trump administration revoking the Obama administration’s May 2016 guidelines that protected the rights of transgender students by allowing them access to the restrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity – rights they still have under California law: “California’s educators […]

Structure Fire In Del Mesa Carmel Residential Community

Structure Fire In  Del Mesa Carmel Residential Community

Carmel, CA…– It was dark and stormy when firefighters from the Cypress Fire Protection District/CAL FIRE were dispatched at 3:53 a.m. to a structure fire in the Del Mesa Carmel residential community. A nearby neighbor had smelled smoke and called 911. Assistance was provided by the Carmel Fire Department, Carmel Highlands Fire Protection District, Pebble […]

U.S.-ROK-Japan Foreign Ministerial Joint Statement On The Situation In North Korea

U.S.-ROK-Japan Foreign Ministerial Joint Statement On The Situation In North Korea

Washington, DC…Today the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, Yun Byung-se, and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Fumio Kishida, met in Bonn. The Ministers condemned in the strongest terms North Korea’s February 12, 2017 ballistic missile test, noting North Korea’s flagrant disregard for […]

Terrorist Attack In Baghdad

Terrorist Attack In Baghdad

Washington, DC…We condemn in the strongest possible terms the horrible terrorist attacks carried out by ISIS targeting a car dealership in Baghdad, Iraq today. It is estimated that nearly fifty people were killed and many more injured. We extend our deepest condolences to the victims’ families and friends, and wish a full and quick recovery […]

Finding a Good Nursing Home ~ A Column By Greg Dill

Finding a Good Nursing Home ~ A Column By Greg Dill

San Francisco,CA…One recent Sunday morning, I woke up to a text message from a coworker saying she’d been up all night with her mother in the emergency room. Her mom had fallen, broken her hip, and was getting admitted to the hospital for surgery. As you can imagine, my colleague was exhausted, worried, and facing […]

Remarks By President Trump At Signing Of H.J. Resolution 41

Remarks By President Trump At Signing Of H.J. Resolution 41

Washington, DC…THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you very much. This is a big signing, a very important signing. And this is H.J. Resolution 41, disapproving the Securities and Exchange Commission’s rule on disclosure of payments by resource extraction issuers. It’s a big deal. And I want to thank Speaker Paul Ryan for being here. He’s been […]

Free Small Business Seminar & Resource Expo For Veterans Comes To Roseville

Free Small Business Seminar & Resource Expo For Veterans Comes To Roseville

Sacramento, CA… Veterans who own a business or would like to start one are invited to attend a free Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo in Roseville on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Attendees will learn how to comply with California’s often complex tax laws. California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Member George Runner is sponsoring […]

Free Child Passenger Safety Seat Event

Free Child Passenger Safety Seat Event

Santa Cruz, CA… Despite significant efforts, thousands of children and young adults continue to be killed and injured in traffic collisions nationwide. Many of these deaths and injuries could have been prevented through the use of a properly installed child safety seat, booster seat, or seatbelt. In an effort to reduce injuries and fatalities, the […]

FEMA Activates To Support California With Potential Oroville Auxiliary Spillway Failure

FEMA Activates To Support California With Potential Oroville Auxiliary Spillway Failure

Oakland,CA…The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC) in Oakland, Calif. and its National Response Coordination Center (NRCC) in Washington, D.C., are monitoring impacts of the severe weather in California and the erosion to the Oroville Dam Spillway and remains in close coordination with state […]

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