AT&T To Acquire Time Warner

AT&T To Acquire Time Warner

Dallas, TX and New York City, NY…AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) and Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which AT&T will acquire Time Warner in a stock-and-cash transaction valued at $107.50 per share. The agreement has been approved unanimously by the boards of directors of both companies. The deal […]

Charter Bus & Semi Collision Result In Mass Fatalities

Charter Bus & Semi Collision Result In Mass Fatalities

Desert Hot Springs, CA…On October 23, 2016 at approximately 5:17 A.M., a collision between a charter bus and a semi-truck resulted in 13 fatalities and 31 additional injuries. The collision occurred on westbound Interstate 10 west of Indian Canyon Road in Desert Hot Springs, CA. A semi-truck with trailer was traveling at approximately five mph […]

First-time Buyers Steer Existing-Home Sales Higher In September

First-time Buyers Steer Existing-Home Sales Higher In September

Washington, DC… Existing-home sales rebounded strongly in September and were propelled by sales from first-time buyers reaching a 34 percent share, which is a high not seen in over four years, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions saw an increase in closings last month, and distressed sales fell to a new […]

All Tesla Cars Being Produced Now Have Full Self-Driving Hardware

All Tesla Cars Being Produced Now Have Full Self-Driving Hardware

Palo Alto, CA… Yesterday Tesla released that they will be installing self driving hardware on all new vehicles. Details from Tesla are as follows: Self-driving vehicles will play a crucial role in improving transportation safety and accelerating the world’s transition to a sustainable future. Full autonomy will enable a Tesla to be substantially safer than […]

California Teachers To Get Out The Vote This Weekend Across State For Pivotal Propositions 55 & 58

California Teachers To Get Out The Vote This Weekend Across State For Pivotal Propositions 55 & 58

Burlingame, CA…In a groundswell of get-out-the-vote activities for Propositions 55 and 58 to protect students, public education and their neighborhood schools, California educators will gather at 18 CTA offices this Saturday and Sunday for news conferences, media availabilities, precinct walking and community events. Normally, this weekend would be the gathering of the nearly 800 teacher-delegates […]

Senator Gaines Issues Statement On Verizon Closure

Senator Gaines Issues Statement On Verizon Closure

Sacramento, CA…Senator Ted Gaines issued the following statement on the closure of the Verizon customer service center in Rancho Cordova and the 1,000 jobs lost as a result of that closure: “Who can be surprised by this? California is doing everything it can to drive businesses out of the state. Sky-high workers compensation costs, painful […]

School Bus Safety Is Everyone’s Responsibility

School Bus Safety Is Everyone’s Responsibility

Sacramento, CA…The school year is in full swing and so is the increase of school buses on our roadways. Over one million children in California ride the bus to school every day. To further expand public education about school buses, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will observe National School Bus Safety Week, October 17-21. This […]

Caltrans Partners With SMUD To Combat Greenhouse Gases & Increase The Use of Renewable Energy

Caltrans Partners With SMUD To Combat Greenhouse Gases & Increase The Use of Renewable Energy

Sacramento, CA…Taking the next step in its pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Caltrans signed an agreement with Sacramento Utility District (SMUD) to participate in their Greenergy® program, which will provide the department with 100 percent electricity from renewable resources, such as wind, sun and biomass to power the department’s buildings, highway lighting and traffic […]

Caltrans Asks Travelers To “Protect Every Drop” As Rain Rolls In

Caltrans Asks Travelers To “Protect Every Drop” As Rain Rolls In

Sacramento, CA…With rain on the horizon, the Caltrans “Protect Every Drop” campaign is reminding Californians about five simple ways to help keep our waterways clean by reducing pollution on our state highways. Rain washes auto fluids, and grime off vehicles and onto highways. This polluted stormwater often ends up in California’s streams, rivers, and coastal […]