NASA Adds E. Michael “Mike” Fincke to Crew Assignment for Manned Boeing Flight Test

NASA Adds E. Michael “Mike” Fincke to Crew Assignment for Manned Boeing Flight Test

Cape Canaveral, FL…NASA astronaut E. Michael “Mike” Fincke has been added to the crew of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner’s Crew Flight Test, scheduled to launch later this year.  Fincke takes the place of astronaut Eric Boe, originally assigned to the mission in August 2018. Boe is unable to fly due to medical reasons; he will replace Fincke […]

President Trump at a Naturalization Ceremony

President Trump at a Naturalization Ceremony

Washington, DC…I might begin my saying that, to the best of our knowledge — it goes back a long way — this is the first such swearing-in that we’ve ever had in the great Oval Office. So that’s a pretty big honor right there. That’s pretty good. Now, they may find something back 100 years […]

Governor Newsom Announces Office of the First Partner

Governor Newsom Announces Office of the First Partner

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom has announced the creation of the Office of the First Partner within the Governor’s executive team. The First Partner and her team will focus on lifting up women and their families, breaking down barriers for our youth, and furthering the cause of gender equity in […]

Firestone Announced as Title Sponsor of the IndyCar®Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey

Firestone Announced as Title Sponsor of the IndyCar®Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey

Monterey, CA…Bridgestone Americas, Inc. and County of Monterey announced a two-year agreement for the Firestone brand to be the title sponsor of the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The announcement was made in advance of the start of the 2019 NTT IndyCar® Series season. Firestone is entering its 20th consecutive […]

Explosion Kills Four Americans in Manbij

Explosion Kills Four Americans in Manbij

Manbig, Syria…Two U.S. servicemembers, one Department of Defense (DoD) civilian and one contractor supporting DoD were killed and three servicemembers were injured while conducting a local engagement in Manbij, Syria, Jan. 16, 2019. Initial reports indicate an explosion caused the casualties, and the incident is under investigation. In accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, […]

Governor Newsom Announces PlumpJack Entities Moved to Blind Trust.

Governor Newsom Announces PlumpJack Entities Moved to Blind Trust.

Sacramento, CA…PlumpJack Founder and now Governor Gavin Newsom as announced that prior to January 7, 2019, title and control of the PlumpJack Group entities, wine and hospitality businesses based in California, were transferred to a blind trust administered by an attorney and certified public accountant. All state executive branch agencies are prohibited from entering into […]