U.S. Department of Education Launches Investigation into Foreign Gifts at Ivy League Universities

U.S. Department of Education Launches Investigation into Foreign Gifts at Ivy League Universities

Washington, DC…Since July, the Department has uncovered more than $6 billion in unreported foreign gifts from countries including Qatar, China, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.  The U.S. Department of Education announced today it is launching investigations into both Harvard and Yale Universities after it appears both Ivy League higher education institutions potentially failed to report hundreds […]

McClatchy, Nation’s Second Largest Newspaper Publisher Files For Bankruptcy. Sacramento Bee & Others to Continue Publication

McClatchy, Nation’s Second Largest Newspaper Publisher Files For Bankruptcy.  Sacramento Bee & Others to Continue Publication

Sacramento, CA…From McClatchy..”On February 13, 2020, we announced that we are commencing a restructuring under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to provide McClatchy with immediate protection while we pursue approval of our proposed restructuring plan and work to definitively address the Company’s funded debt, strengthen our balance sheet, and address our pension obligations […]

Make Plans Now to Attend the 61st Artichoke Festival is May 30 & 31, 2020

Make Plans Now to Attend the 61st Artichoke Festival is May 30 & 31, 2020

Castroville, CA…The Artichoke Festival, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, celebrates its 61st year honoring the California State vegetable on May 30 and 31, 2020, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center in Monterey. This year’s festival introduces an expanded non-profit partnership program, which includes Hartnell College Foundation and Salinas Valley Arts and Innovation Hub, Salinas […]

Traffic Update….Vehicle Fire Just South of Chualar on Hwy 101

Traffic Update….Vehicle Fire Just South of Chualar on Hwy 101

Salinas, CA…Traffic Update….Vehicle Fire Just South of Chualar on Hwy 101. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00206 Type: Car Fire Location: Us101 S / Chualar Loc Desc: SB 101 JSO CHUALAR, 2 MILES Lat/Lon: 36.571944 -121.520833 Detail Information 3:16 PM 19 [45] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 PETES TOW 831-675-2227 ENRT W/FB 3:16 PM […]

Sgt. 1st Class Javier Gutierrez & Sgt. 1st Class Antonio Rodriguez Gave Their Lives in Afghanistan

Sgt. 1st Class Javier Gutierrez & Sgt. 1st Class Antonio Rodriguez Gave Their Lives in Afghanistan

Washington, DC…The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Both soldiers died February 8, 2020 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations. The incident is under investigation. The deceased are: Sgt. 1st Class* Javier Jaguar Gutierrez, 28, of […]

Governor Newsom on Trump Administration Dropping Antitrust Probe into California’s Agreement with Automakers on Emissions Standards

Governor Newsom on Trump Administration Dropping Antitrust Probe into California’s Agreement with Automakers on Emissions Standards

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement in response to reports that the U.S. Department of Justice has closed its antitrust inquiry into the major automakers that have signed on to California’s voluntary framework to reduce emissions: “These trumped up charges were always a sham – a blatant attempt by the Trump administration […]

Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Renee Zellweger, Laura Dern & Parasite Take Top Oscars

Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Renee Zellweger, Laura Dern & Parasite Take Top Oscars

Hollywood, CA…At the 92nd Academy Awards last night Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Renee Zellweger, Laura Dern & Parasite took home the Top Oscars. The full list is below… The 92nd Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA on Sunday, February 9th, 2020. Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S. ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE WINNER JOAQUIN PHOENIX […]

Traffic Update….Possible Injury Vehicle vs Guardrail Collision on SR68 Near Spreckels

Traffic Update….Possible Injury Vehicle vs Guardrail Collision on SR68 Near Spreckels

Salinas, CA…Traffic Update….Possible Injury Vehicle vs Guardrail Collision on SR68 Near Spreckels Incident: 00038 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: SR68 / SPRECKELS BLVD OFR Loc Desc: WB SR68 JWO Lat/Lon: 36.636132 -121.667508 Detail Information 6:52 AM 11 [19] 1039 CAL TRANS 6:46 AM 10 [15] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 ADVANCED 633-1714 6:44 AM 9 [13] […]

Nick Taylor Wins AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for Second PGA TOUR Victory

Nick Taylor Wins AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for Second PGA TOUR Victory

Pebble Beach, CA…(AP).Nick Taylor had more trouble with the wind than he did with Phil Mickelson. The Canadian managed both just fine Sunday and won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for his second career PGA TOUR victory. With the gallery eager to see Mickelson add a record sixth victory at Pebble Beach, Taylor showed plenty […]