Colin Luther Powell 1937 – 2021 Former National Security Advisor, Joint Chiefs Chairman & Secretary of State.

Colin Luther Powell 1937 – 2021 Former National Security Advisor, Joint Chiefs Chairman & Secretary of State.

Washington, DC…Colin Luther Powell April 5, 1937 – October 18, 2021. American politician, diplomat and four-star general who served as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He served as the 16th United States National Security Advisor from 1987 to 1989 and as the 12th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of […]

75 Year Old Aptos Man Loses Life in Hwy 129 Collision

75 Year Old Aptos Man Loses Life in Hwy 129 Collision

Watsonville, CA – On September 24, 2021, at approximately 1814 hours, CHP Officers responded to a traffic collision on State Route 129 (SR-129) at Rogge Lane. Upon further investigation it was determined, a 38-year-old Watsonville man was driving a 2001 Ford Excursion eastbound SR-129, just west of Rogge Lane with three juveniles passengers. A 75-year-old […]

The 20th Anniversary of 9/11 at Flight 93 National Memorial

The 20th Anniversary of 9/11 at Flight 93 National Memorial

Stoystown, PA…Two decades after September 11, Flight 93 National Memorial observed the 20th anniversary and honor the 40 passengers and crew members who were aboard Flight 93 that day. With public health in mind, the observance will be limited to family members and invited guests and livestreamed on the park’s Facebook page. The ceremony began […]

Governor Newsom Statement on Death of California Highway Patrol Officer Joseph Boberg

Governor Newsom Statement on Death of California Highway Patrol Officer Joseph Boberg

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the death of Officer Joseph Boberg of the California Highway Patrol (CHP): “Jennifer and I send our deepest condolences to Officer Boberg’s family and friends, as well as those who worked alongside him. Officer Boberg’s service to California will be forever remembered.” Officer Boberg, 42, […]

USDA Forest Service Mourns the Passing of Two Employees, Firefighting Heroes

USDA Forest Service Mourns the Passing of Two Employees, Firefighting Heroes

Vallejo, CA…USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region (Region 5) mourns the passing of two of our agency’s “family members” and heroes in the firefighting community –Allen Johnson and Marcus Pacheco. Losing any member of our Forest Service family is a heartbreak for each one of us – let alone two in a week. Words cannot […]

Rolling Stones Drummer Charles Robert Watts 1941 – 2021

Rolling Stones Drummer Charles Robert Watts 1941 – 2021

London, UK…August 24, 2021, A statement from his spokesperson: “It is with immense sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Charlie Watts. He passed away peacefully in a London hospital earlier today surrounded by his family. Charlie was a cherished husband, father and grandfather and also as a member of The Rolling Stones […]

San Luis Obispo Police Detective Luca Benedetti Killed While Serving Stolen Property Search Warrant

San Luis Obispo Police Detective Luca Benedetti Killed While Serving Stolen Property Search Warrant

San Luis Obispo, CA…San Luis Obispo Police Detective Luca Benedetti, a 12-year veteran of law enforcement, was shot and killed Monday while serving a search warrant at an apartment on Camellia Court, off Margarita Avenue near South Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo. The suspected shooter was identified as Edward Zamora Giron, 37, who was […]

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