Geography of California Press Release
|06/22/2020 - 10:31||
INFOCU5 Adds 400 Colorado Jobs; Moves Out-of-State Operations to Grand Junction
DENVER — The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced today that INFOCU5 (pronounced “in focus”) will relocate its Pasadena, California-based operations to Grand Junction. This move, combined with its expansion plan, will add 403 net new jobs to the state, 171 of which will be location neutral and available throughout rural Colorado.
|06/22/2020 - 10:06||
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE SEED ADVISORY BOARD
SACRAMENTO, June 22, 2020 -The California Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) Pest Exclusion Branch is announcing a vacancy on the Seed Advisory Board.
|06/19/2020 - 11:11||
As Summer Begins, Three Schools Welcome New Leadership
Earlier this month, Provost Patricia Easton announced new dean and director appointments for the Drucker School of Management, Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMS), and School of Community & Global Health (SCGH).
|06/16/2020 - 16:43||
Conservation Groups File Motions to Defend Ventura County Wildlife Connectivity
VENTURA, Calif. — Conservation organizations filed two legal motions today to defend Ventura County’s innovative wildlife connectivity ordinances — the first of their kind in California.
|Center for Biol...|
|06/16/2020 - 14:59||
PG&E Statement on Company's Guilty Plea Related to 2018 Camp Fire
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — PG&E today entered its plea in Butte County Superior Court related to its role in the 2018 Camp Fire. In accordance with the agreement PG&E reached in March 2020 with the Butte County District Attorney, the company pleaded guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of unlawfully starting a fire.
|PG and E Corporation|
|06/15/2020 - 18:29||
Santa Monica College Cancels Celebrate America
SANTA MONICA, CA — Santa Monica College (SMC) has officially canceled “Celebrate America,” due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions of large-scale, in-person events. This would have been the 38th year for the popular community picnic and fireworks spectacular, originally scheduled for Saturday, June 27, 2020.
|Santa Monica College|
|06/14/2020 - 19:34||
CAIR-LA Welcomes Independent Monitoring into Palmdale Hanging; Calls for Independent Monitoring and Review of Victorville Hanging
CAIR-LA also welcomed the decision of the L.A. County Coroner’s office to withdraw its initial preliminary assessment of death by suicide as the cause of the death of Fuller, 24.
|Council on Amer...|
|06/12/2020 - 17:04||
Chinese National Sentenced to Three Years for Attempting to Send an Export-Controlled Radio to China
San Diego – Qingshan Li, a national of the People’s Republic of China, was sentenced in U.S. District Court today to three years in federal custody for attempting to send to China an export-controlled radio, which is designated as a defense article due to its certification by the National Security Agency for Top Secret wire and data communications.
|06/11/2020 - 04:53||
SDG&E Announces "Energy for Others" Multi-Year Giving Campaign
Increased Contributions will Support San Diego Foundation’s COVID-19 Community Response Fund, Civic Engagement and Social Justice.
|06/11/2020 - 03:38||
City Officials Admit to Accepting Bribes
A former Calexico City, California councilman along with a former commissioner on the city’s Economic Development and Financial Advisory Commission, pleaded guilty in federal court today to corruption charges, admitting that they accepted cash bribes in exchange for promises of official action by the city.
|06/11/2020 - 03:05||
Cox Curbs Loneliness for Older Adults Amid COVID-19 with One Call a Day
ATLANTA , June 11, 2020 / / -- Cox Communications today announced its One Call a Day initiative, a virtual volunteer program that connects Cox employees with seniors for daily touch base calls.
|06/10/2020 - 03:05||
Man Charged with Pointing Laser at Police Helicopter
SAN DIEGO – Rudy Alvarez of Lemon Grove was charged in federal court today with knowingly aiming the beam of a laser pointer at a San Diego Police helicopter as the aircraft flew over protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis.
|06/08/2020 - 16:32||
Clean Machines: How Disinfecting Robots are Helping the Frontlines
It’s not a scene from science fiction. But the battle is real against germs inside hospitals and care centers. And standing alongside healthcare professionals and cleaning crews on the frontlines?
|06/08/2020 - 14:09||
Palo Alto Networks, Inc. $2 Billion Convertible Senior Notes Offering
Davis Polk advised the representatives of the several initial purchasers in connection with a Rule 144A offering by Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
|06/03/2020 - 09:45||
Community Leaders and Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Call for Justice, Unity and Peace
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Community leaders and federal, state and local law enforcement partners join together to condemn the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and to call for justice, unity and peace, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott, FBI Special Agent in Charge Sean Ragan, Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert, Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, Sacramento Chief of Police Daniel Hahn, and the following community leaders announced.
|05/30/2020 - 18:48||
Chaminda Prabhath Palliyaguru, Wanted for Allegedly Raping a Child Victim in Franklin County, Now in Custody
COLUMBUS—Special Agent in Charge Chris Hoffman, of the Cincinnati Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), announced today, May 30, 2020 that former fugitive Chaminda Prabhath Palliyaguru, who was wanted for allegedly raping a child victim in Franklin County, Ohio, is now in the custody of U.S. law enforcement.
|05/27/2020 - 20:31||
CAIR Sacramento Valley Condemns Racist Incident Caught on Camera in Sacramento
To use such hateful language and vandalize someone’s home is abhorrent, and amid COVID-19, spitting on someone’s door is dangerous. It underscores how far we have to go to combat bigotry, along with the importance of implementing ethnic studies curriculum and the need to uplift marginalized voices. As a community, we must call out and stand up to racism and bigotry in all forms.”
|Council on Amer...|
|05/27/2020 - 20:29||
OCBC Launches ReOpen OC Safely as a Resource to Help OC Businesses Safely Reopen
IRVINE, CA –May 28, 2020 – Orange County Business Council has launched “ ReOpen OC Safely ,” a webpage listing federal, state and county guidelines and orders, as well as industry-specific resources to help businesses prepare to safely reopen as the county continues to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.
|Orange County B...|
|05/27/2020 - 19:36||
Stater Bros. Markets to Open Its First Supermarket in Ladera Ranch
San Bernardino, California (May 28, 2020) – Stater Bros. Markets is excited to announce the opening of its first supermarket to serve the community of Ladera Ranch. The new store will be located at 25636 Crown Valley Parkway and will be the thirtieth Stater Bros.
|05/26/2020 - 14:03||
William F. Capps Again Named One of the 500 Most Influential People in the Los Angeles Business Community
LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, the Los Angeles Business Journal recognized William F. Capps , Chair of JMBM’s Corporate Law Department, as one of the LA500 – a list of the 500 most influential people in the Los Angeles business community.
|05/26/2020 - 12:01||
Trump Administration Again OKs Oil Drilling in Californias Carrizo Plain National Monument
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. ― On the eve of a holiday weekend and during a global pandemic, the Trump administration last week approved a new oil well and pipeline in Carrizo Plain National Monument. It would be the first well drilled in the monument since it was established in 2001.
|Center for Biol...|
|05/21/2020 - 15:22||
SMC Distributes $6.1M CARES Aid to Students
The funds are provided by the federal CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act and the HEERF (Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund) to ease the hardship of students who have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. The college is delivering most classes and support services online through the Fall 2020 semester.
|Santa Monica College|
|05/21/2020 - 04:27||
State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Holds Virtual Statewide Discussion on the Safe Reopening of Schools
SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond held a virtual forum today with school representatives from across the state to seek input and hear first-hand experiences, concerns, and questions as the California Department of Education (CDE) develops guidance for the safe reopening of schools.
|05/20/2020 - 17:20||
During COVID-19, tools for students to move out with care
In past year, before the pandemic, students have hosted a swap meet during the last weeks of May when many students move out of their living quarters.
|University of B...|
|05/20/2020 - 16:18||
Juan Sanchez Munoz named chancellor of UC Merced
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities applauds the Board of Regents of The University of California for appointing Juan Sa?nchez Mun?oz, Ph.D., to serve as the chancellor for UC Merced, effective July 2020.