O.A.R.S. Releases 2013 Family Adventure Catalog With Vacations from Peru to Alaska

O.A.R.S. Releases 2013 Family Adventure Catalog With Vacations from Peru to Alaska

ANGELS CAMP, CA, April 2, 2013 – Veteran family adventure vacations outfitter, O.A.R.S., announces the release of its new family catalog and a 2013 line-up of 22 life-changing adventures, many suitable for families with children as young as four. Our 2013 Family Catalog showcases easy-to-epic adventures for families looking to unplug from technology and reconnect […]

U.S. Seeks ‘Peace and Stability’ on Korean Peninsula

U.S. Seeks ‘Peace and Stability’ on Korean Peninsula

Washington, DC…April 1, 2013 – The U.S. will continue to conduct military exercises such as Foal Eagle 2013 with South Korea as part of its commitment to that nation and its desire to maintain peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and in the region, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said here today. Speaking to […]

Traffic Update…6 Active Incidents at This Time

Traffic Update…6 Active Incidents at This Time

Montery and Santa Cruz, CA…CHP is reporting 6 active incidents at this time.  There is a disabled big rig blocking a lane on 101 near Dumbarton on 101 in Montery County and in Santa Cruz there are 5 incidents at this time on Hwy 17. The is a non-injury accident northbound at Laurel, a minor […]

New Sales and Use Tax Rates Effective April 1, 2013

New Sales and Use Tax Rates Effective April 1, 2013

Sacramento – The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) wants to remind seller’s permit holders and consumers that new sales and use tax rates take effect on April 1, 2013.   Voters in Marin, San Mateo, and Santa Clara counties, as well as those in 19 California cities, approved sales and use tax increases which […]

Traffic Update….Rock Slide on Arroyo Seco Road

Traffic Update….Rock Slide on Arroyo Seco Road

Greenfield, CA…Crews are enroute to remove the small car sized rocks that are now blocking the eastbound lane of Arroyo Seco Road. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00281 Type: Mud/Dirt/Rock Location: CRG16 / Arroyo Seco Rd Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 36.257493 -121.422956 Detail Information 9:11 AM 4 [6] EB SIDE 1125 9:11 AM 3 […]

Sheriff’s Log (March 29)

Sheriff’s Log (March 29)

Monterey County, CA… Date of Report: 3/29/2013 Time of Report: 14:14 Deputy Name: Galletti, Donna Report Number: 01816-13 Charges: 530.5 P.C. Suspect Arrested Y/N: No Arrestee: None Location: carmel Synopsis: RP was notifed by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana that a female was arrested in their jurisdiction. She had in her possesion a […]

Weekly Address: President Obama Offers Easter and Passover Greetings

Weekly Address: President Obama Offers Easter and Passover Greetings

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this is a special and sacred time of year. This week, Jewish families gathered around the Seder table, commemorating the Exodus from Egypt and the triumph of faith over oppression. And this weekend, Michelle, Malia, Sasha and I will join Christians around the world to celebrate the Resurrection […]

BOE Reminds Taxpayers it’s Easy to Pay Use Tax

BOE Reminds Taxpayers it’s Easy to Pay Use Tax

Sacramento, CA…As many Californians prepare their 2012 personal state income tax returns, the Board of Equalization (BOE) reminds taxpayers of the convenient Use Tax Lookup Table to help them easily pay use tax they may owe on purchases made from out-of-state online and mail order retailers. The lookup tax table provides an easy way for […]

CTC Appointments Andre Boutros as Executive Director

CTC Appointments Andre Boutros as Executive Director

Sacramento, CA…The California Transportation Commission unanimously approved the appointment of Andre Boutros as Executive Director at its March 2013 meeting. Mr. Boutros comes to the position of Executive Director with more than 28 years of direct involvement in the development and preservation of California’s transportation infrastructure. Prior to joining the Commission, Andre held numerous technical, […]