Economy Adds 162,000 Jobs in July. Workforce Participation Continues Slide

Economy Adds 162,000 Jobs in July.  Workforce Participation Continues Slide

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 162,000 in July, and the unemployment rate edged down to 7.4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment rose in retail trade, food services and drinking places, financial activities, and wholesale trade. Household Survey Data Both the number of unemployed persons, at 11.5 million, and […]

Cross Country Run to Find a Cure for Batten Disease

Cross Country Run to Find a Cure for Batten Disease

Vallecito, CA… Noah Coughlan is running for the cure for Batten Disease, a rare brain disease. He’s running from San Francisco to Boston. Noah’s personal connection to this disease is found in his past. Noah knows two sisters with the rare Batten Disease, one of whom passed within the past year. Several people with Batten […]

Suspect in Car and Identity Theft Identified

Suspect in Car and Identity Theft Identified

Monterey, CA…On March 11, 2013, Stahl Motors at 498 Fremont, Monterey, reported the theft by fraud of a 2013 Mercedes CL63AMG valued at $161,255.00. The suspect used a stolen identity and fraudulent documents to steal the vehicle. The suspect was described as a black female in her early 30’s, approximately 5 foot 8 inches, 150, […]

SFO Applauds California Public Utilities Commission Proposal to Regulate Ride-Sharing

SFO Applauds California Public Utilities Commission Proposal to Regulate Ride-Sharing

SAN FRANCISCO – July 31, 2013 – the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) applauds the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) proposal to regulate online-enabled ride sharing companies such as Lyft, SideCar, and UberX. Such companies are currently prohibited from operating at SFO, but the CPUC’s proposed decision is a necessary first step in paving the […]

Monterey County Sheriff’s Logs for July 29th, 2013

Monterey County Sheriff’s Logs for July 29th, 2013

Salinas, CA…Date of Report: 7/29/2013 Time of Report: 04:17 Deputy Name: Brown, Chris Report Number: 04541-13 Charges: 664 484 P.C. Suspect Arrested Y/N: No Arrestee: None Location: Mesa Verde Rd., King City Synopsis: Unknown suspect(s) took various items out of different vehicles that were left unlocked. The suspect(s) got spooked and dropped the items outside […]

105 Juveniles Recovered in Nationwide Operation Targeting Underage Prostitution

105 Juveniles Recovered in Nationwide Operation Targeting Underage Prostitution

Washington DC…During the past 72 hours, the FBI; its local, state, and federal law enforcement partners; and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) conducted Operation Cross Country VII, a three-day enforcement action to address commercial child sex trafficking throughout the United States. The operation included enforcement actions in 76 cities across 47 […]

Weekly Address: A Better Bargain for the Middle Class

Weekly Address: A Better Bargain for the Middle Class

Washington, DC…Remarks of President Barack Obama. Weekly Address, The White House, July 27, 2013. “Hi everybody. On Wednesday, I spoke about what we need to do as a country to build a better bargain for the middle class – to make sure everyone who works hard has a chance to get ahead in the 21st […]

Vegetation Fire, Lockwood (Monterey County)

Vegetation Fire, Lockwood (Monterey County)

Monterey, CA – At 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2013, CAL FIRE received a call for a vegetation fire involving a structure on Interlake Road (Monterey County).  CAL FIRE, with assistance from Fort Hunter Ligget and South Monterey County Fire Protection District, contained the fire with 6 engines, a hand crew, and a water […]

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Arrests in State Contract Fraud Scheme

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Arrests in State Contract Fraud Scheme

Sacramento, CA…  Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the arrest of three individuals who allegedly engaged in fraud against the State of California by taking bribes, misappropriating taxpayer money and forging documents. The complaint alleges that Michael Mathison, owner of Veteran Toners Services, supplied inflated quotes to the Department of Fish and Wildlife and […]