WHO Director General’s Remarks Declaring Covid-19 Outbreak as a Pandemic

WHO Director General’s Remarks Declaring Covid-19 Outbreak as a Pandemic

Geneva, Switzerland…Good afternoon. In the past two weeks, the number of cases of COVID-19 outside China has increased 13-fold, and the number of affected countries has tripled. There are now more than 118,000 cases in 114 countries, and 4,291 people have lost their lives. Thousands more are fighting for their lives in hospitals. In the […]

Attorney General Becerra Denounces Trump Administration Proposal to Fast Track Infrastructure Projects

Attorney General Becerra Denounces Trump Administration Proposal to Fast Track Infrastructure Projects

Sacramento, CA…California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, co-leading a coalition of 20 attorneys general, filed a comment letter opposing the Trump Administration’s proposed rule to undercut implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The proposal by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) would curtail requirements under NEPA that federal agencies review and assess the impact […]

20 Reasons to Visit Monterey County, Especially Now

20 Reasons to Visit Monterey County, Especially Now

Monterey, CA…Remember that much of our local economy is tourism driven. Many of the businesses most effected are small businesses that rely on visitors to survive. So even during the next few weeks of the Coronavirus battle commonsense measures of personal hygiene and keeping a safe distance may allow visitors to enjoy exceptional and uncrowded […]

Governor Newsom, State Health Officials Provide Update on COVID-19 Response

Governor Newsom, State Health Officials Provide Update on COVID-19 Response

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom and state health officials gave an update today on the state’s response to COVID-19 and the Grand Princess cruise ship. Governor Gavin Newsom, California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly, and California Department of Public Health Director and State Health Officer Dr. Sonia Angell took part in the […]

Quest Diagnostics Launches Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Test. Started Receiving Specimens March 9th

Quest Diagnostics Launches Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Test.  Started Receiving Specimens March 9th

Secaucus, NJ…Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, has launched a coronavirus (COVID-19) test service. The new test service aids the presumptive detection of nucleic acid in respiratory specimens of patients meeting CDC’s clinical criteria for COVID-19 testing. Quest was in position to receive specimens for testing, and begin to […]

Traffic Update….Elderly Female May Have Hit Gas Instead of Brakes in Collision

Traffic Update….Elderly Female May Have Hit Gas Instead of Brakes in Collision

Soquel, CA…Traffic Update….Elderly Female May Have Hit Gas Instead of Brakes in Collision Incident: 00174 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: 895 Soquel San Jose Rd Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 37.000008 -121.955862 Detail Information 3:23 PM 6 [17] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt to 1182-Trfc Collision-No Inj 3:12 PM 5 [15] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 […]

Traffic Update….Head on Collision with Lanes Blocked Near Sr129 / Rogge Ln..(Updated Fatality)

Traffic Update….Head on Collision with Lanes Blocked Near Sr129 / Rogge Ln..(Updated Fatality)

Watsonville, CA…Traffic Update….Head on Collision with Lanes Blocked Near Sr129 / Rogge Ln. Incident: 00301 Type: Fatality Location: Sr129 / Rogge Ln Loc Desc: EB JWO Lat/Lon: 36.903853 -121.639144 Detail Information 8:56 PM 20 [54] 1039 ENTAC, THAT RDWY IS OPEN 8:50 PM 19 [51] 30M – RDWY OPEN 7:58 PM 18 [47] PER DOT […]

Traffic Update….Overturned Vehicle Near High School in Castroville

Traffic Update….Overturned Vehicle Near High School in Castroville

Castroville, CA…Traffic Update….Overturned Vehicle Near High School in Castroville Incident: 00265 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: 13990 Castroville Blvd Loc Desc: IFO HIGHSCHOOL Lat/Lon: 36.777800 -121.734706 Detail Information 5:04 PM 9 [18] B27-074 22B 1023’G FOR 1185 4:47 PM 8 [17] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 XTREME 831-320-4327 4:45 PM 7 [16] B27-074 1185 ROT FOR […]