Kurt Bush Wins First Daytona 500 With Last Lap Pass

Kurt Bush Wins First Daytona 500 With Last Lap Pass

Daytona Beach, FL…His car damaged in a wreck on the backstretch and held together with tape, Kurt Busch grabbed the lead on the final lap of the 59th Daytona 500 on Sunday and took the checkered flag in the Great American Race as a capstone to a checkered career that has trended upward since Busch […]

William “Bill” Paxton, May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017

William “Bill” Paxton, May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017

Los Angeles, CA…William “Bill” Paxton (May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017) was an American actor and director. The films in which he appeared include The Terminator, Weird Science, Aliens, Predator 2, True Lies, Apollo 13, Twister, and Titanic. Paxton also starred in the HBO series Big Love (2006–2011) and was nominated for an Emmy […]

California Highway Patrol Start Smart Presentation

California Highway Patrol Start Smart Presentation

Aptos, CA…The California Highway Patrol is offering a traffic safety program for teenage drivers and their parents. The Start Smart Program is aimed at helping future and newly licensed teenage drivers become aware of the responsibilities that accompany the privilege of being a licensed California driver. This program is designed as an educational tool for […]

Snowpack Survey Shows Big One-Month Gain. Statewide We Are At 173% Of Average

Snowpack Survey Shows Big One-Month Gain.  Statewide We Are At 173% Of Average

Sacramento, CA…Today’s Department of Water Resources (DWR) manual snow survey at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada range found a snow water equivalence of 28.1 inches, a significant increase since the January 3 survey, when just 6 inches was found there. The average as measured at Phillips since 1964 is 18.4 inches. Snow water equivalence […]

Monterey County Board Of Supervisors Approves Agreement To SCRAMP For Management Of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Facility

Monterey County Board Of Supervisors Approves Agreement To SCRAMP For Management Of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Facility

Monterey, CA…The Monterey County Board of Supervisors today voted to accept County Staff’s recommendation to provide a three-year management agreement to the Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula to ensure a robust 2017 racing season goes unimpeded and planning for the 2018 season may continue. The management agreement confirms that SCRAMP continues as […]

Don’t Let A DUI Sack Your Celebration

Don’t Let A DUI Sack Your Celebration

Sacramento, CA…On Sunday, February 5, football fans across the country will gather with friends and family to celebrate America’s most-watched national sporting event, the Super Bowl. Before the big game, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reminding all motorists to designate a sober driver in advance. The game plan for the CHP and law enforcement […]

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