Watsonville Police Officers Receive Award for Stolen Vehicle Recovery

Watsonville Police Officers Receive Award for Stolen Vehicle Recovery

Watsonville, CA…On October 22, 2013, California Highway Patrol Chief Scott Howland presented two officers from the Watsonville Police Department (WPD) with “10851 Awards.” The “10851 Award,” named after the auto theft section of the vehicle code, was designed to recognize officers for their commitment to reducing the frequency of auto theft across the state of […]

FDA Wants to Know Why Are Jerky Treats Making Pets Sick?

FDA Wants to Know Why Are Jerky Treats Making Pets Sick?

Washington, DC…If you have a dog or cat that became ill after eating jerky pet treats, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would like to hear from you or your veterinarian. The agency has repeatedly issued alerts to consumers about reports it has received concerning jerky pet treat-related illnesses involving 3,600 dogs and 10 cats […]

CAL FIRE Cares Enough to Wear Pink

CAL FIRE Cares Enough to Wear Pink

Sacramento, CA..Like millions of Americans, firefighters and their families are affected by cancer every year. For the next week, CAL FIRE is joining fire and police departments across the nation to show their support for the battle against cancer by wearing special CAL FIRE shirts with pink ribbons on them. Raising awareness and money for […]

Master Sgt. Michael Landsberry, Reno Teacher Was A Decorated Nevada Guard Airman

Master Sgt. Michael Landsberry, Reno Teacher Was A Decorated Nevada Guard Airman

Reno, NV… was born on January 20, 1968, in Birmingham, Ala. He attended McQueen High School in Reno and graduated in 1986. He lettered four consecutive years in swimming, soccer and cross country. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the Marine Corps. Landsberry received his associate’s degree in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement in 1996 from Truckee Meadows […]

Overturned Log truck closes Mt. Hermon

Overturned Log truck closes Mt. Hermon

Felton, CA…On 10/22/2013 at approximately 0807 hrs. a 49 year old Santa Cruz man was driving a Freightliner semi-truck, fully loaded with redwood logs, southbound on Graham Hill Rd. Delaney began to make a left turn onto eastbound Mount Hermon Rd. when his vehicle suddenly rolled onto its right (passenger) side. Delaney was not wearing […]

Attorney General Urges Supreme Court to Block Religious Exemptions From ACA

SAN FRANCISCO – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court asking the court to review whether for-profit businesses may claim religious exemptions from a requirement under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that employee health plans cover contraception. Attorney General Harris’ brief urges the U.S. Supreme Court to […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address, October 19, 2013

President Obama’s Weekly Address, October 19, 2013

Washington, DC…”Hi everybody. This week, because Democrats and responsible Republicans came together, the government was reopened, and the threat of default was removed from our economy. There’s been a lot of discussion lately of the politics of this shutdown. But the truth is, there were no winners in this. At a time when our economy […]

Attorney General Issues Guidelines to Health Care Industry on Medical Identity Theft

San Francisco, CA…Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today released guidelines on preventing and remedying medical identity theft, including best practice recommendations for the health care industry and tips for consumers.  The guidelines are part of a report, Medical Identity Theft: Recommendations for the Age of Electronic Medical Records, which frames the escalated migration to electronic […]

Gasoline Consumption Declines, Diesel Consumption Up in Second Quarter 2013

Gasoline Consumption Declines, Diesel Consumption Up in Second Quarter 2013

Sacramento – California’s gasoline consumption declined 0.2 percent, while diesel consumption increased 1.6 percent in the second quarter of 2013, according to fuel tax data released by George Runner, Second District Member of the California State Board of Equalization (BOE).   The BOE’s gasoline fuel tax report reveals Californians consumed 3.68 billion gallons of gasoline […]

Pebble Beach Resorts Named One of “Top 25 Golf Resorts of the World”

Pebble Beach Resorts Named One of “Top 25 Golf Resorts of the World”

Pebble Beach, CA…Pebble Beach Resorts has been named one of the “Top 25 Golf Resorts of the World” by LINKS Magazine. The feature, appearing in the Fall 2013 issue of LINKS, is part of the magazine’s 25th Anniversary Edition, which highlights significant people, places and moments in golf past and present. The famous par-3 17th […]