SACRAMENTO–(Business Wire)–After analyzing the offers that were received by its broker, CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), the California Department of General Services (DGS) has announced that it has received more than 300 offers to purchase and lease back 11 state office properties. Multiple bids were received for the entire portfolio that totaled in excess of $2 […]
Archives for April 2010
WASHINGTON–The federal partners of the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) announced April 26 that more than $263 million worth of counterfeit merchandise was seized by law enforcement around the country this month. John Morton, assistant secretary of Homeland Security for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), revealed these results at an observance […]
SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Redevelopment Agency was awarded a $400,000 grant from the EPA to inventory, assess, and conduct planning efforts related to brownfield sites in collaboration with the affected communities. A brownfield site is generally defined as real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or perceived […]
SAN DIEGO–A San Diego French bakery, along with its owner and a manager, are charged in a 16-count indictment unsealed Wednesday resulting from an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) into allegations the business knowingly hired undocumented workers. The French Gourmet, Incorporated together with its president and one of the company’s managers, are […]
SAN DIEGO–On Earth Day 2010, Mayor Jerry Sanders unveiled a new program designed to make Downtown San Diego more environmentally sustainable and to help San Diego reach State climate change goals for 2020. Called “Centre City Green,” the program is under development by the Centre City Development Corporation (CCDC), working on behalf of the Redevelopment […]
WASHINGTON–(USNewswire)–As the Hubble Space Telescope achieves the major milestone of two decades on orbit, NASA and the Space Telescope Science Institute, or STScI, in Baltimore are celebrating Hubble’s journey of exploration with a stunning new picture and several online educational activities. There are also opportunities for people to explore galaxies as armchair scientists and send […]
REDMOND, Wash.–(FirstCall)–Microsoft Corp. today announced record third-quarter revenue of $14.50 billion for the quarter ended Mar. 31, 2010, a 6% increase from the same period of the prior year. Operating income, net income and diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $5.17 billion, $4.01 billion and $0.45 per share, which represented increases of 17%, […]
SAN FRANCISCO–At a public meeting today, the Judicial Council of California voted to seek sufficient funding to ensure that state courts are open and accessible every business day of the year through all viable ongoing, limited-term, and one-time funding solutions. “The level of reductions and unfunded costs facing all 58 of California’s trial courts is […]
The sweeping legislation makes it a crime under state law to be in the country illegally. It would also require local police officers to question people about their immigration status if there is reason to suspect they are illegally.
A series of tornadoes sweep parts of Texas.