Inmate Attacks Officer At Wasco State Prison

Inmate Attacks Officer At Wasco State Prison

Wasco, CA… A correctional officer is recovering from injuries sustained during an attack by an inmate at Wasco State Prison (WSP). At 4:48 p.m. Nov. 23, as the correctional officer was preparing to issue the evening meal, inmate Dustin McDonald, 25, attacked the officer, punching him and stabbing him in the face with an inmate-manufactured […]

Residential Structure Fire In Pebble Beach

Residential Structure Fire In Pebble Beach

Monterey, CA…– At approximately 7:22 p.m. on Monday, November 29, 2016, Pebble Beach Community Services District Fire Department/CAL FIRE responded to a call for a residential structure fire on Broncho Road in Pebble Beach (Monterey County). Pebble Beach responded with assistance from Cypress Fire Protection District (FPD), Monterey Fire Department, and CAL FIRE. There were […]

Weekly Address: Coming Together On Thanksgiving

Weekly Address: Coming Together On Thanksgiving

Washington, DC…In this week’s address, President Obama wished the American people a happy Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving reminds us that no matter our differences, we are still one people, part of something bigger than ourselves. Because what makes us American are the ideals to which we pledge our allegiance. And it’s about our ability to live up […]

Remarks By The President At Pardoning Of The National Thanksgiving Turkey

Remarks By The President At Pardoning Of The National Thanksgiving Turkey

Washington, DC…THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much, everybody. Please have a seat. Have a seat.For generations, Presidents have faithfully executed two great American traditions: issuing a proclamation that sets aside a Thursday in November for us to express gratitude, and granting pardons that reflect our beliefs in second chances. And this week, we do both. […]

AAA: 48.7 Million Americans To Travel This Thanksgiving

AAA: 48.7 Million Americans To Travel This Thanksgiving

Orlando, FL…AAA projects that 48.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, an increase of one million travelers compared with last year. This represents a 1.9 percent increase over 2015, and the most Thanksgiving travelers since 2007. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, Nov. 23, to Sunday, […]

Age Well, Drive Smart~ Senior Driver Safety Program

Age Well, Drive Smart~ Senior Driver Safety Program

Santa Cruz, CA…The California Highway Patrol is offering a traffic safety program for senior drivers. The Age Well, Drive Smart Program is designed to provide drivers with the keys to driving safer and driving longer. This program is designed as an educational tool for mature drivers. Topics of discussion will include: How to tune up […]

Medical Cannabis Tax Exemption Has Begun

Medical Cannabis Tax Exemption Has Begun

Sacramento, CA…The November 8, 2016 passage of Proposition 64 (The Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act) exempts certain sales of medical marijuana from sales and use tax. Sales of medical cannabis to those who have a medical marijuana identification card (MMIC) issued on a county-by-county basis by the California Department of Public […]

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