Governor Schwarzenegger toured a manufacturing facility and held a press conference to highlight the California Jobs Initiative, a legislative package that will create or retain at least 100,000 jobs, which was proposed in his State of the State address last week.
PHILADELPHIA–Ali Amirnazmi, 66, of Berwyn, PA, was sentenced today to 48 months in prison for his February 13, 2009 conviction on one count of conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), three counts of violating IEEPA, three counts of making false statements to federal officials, and three counts of bank fraud, announced […]
HOUSTON–A former employee of a Houston law office has pleaded guilty to conspiring to file false asylum applications on behalf of Chinese nationals who claimed they were being persecuted in China for practicing Christianity, U.S. Attorney Tim Johnson said Friday. The investigation was conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) with assistance from the U.S. […]
DETROIT–PRNewswire)–If the largest generation since the baby boomers has its way, Generation Y, at 75 million strong, might just be the group to help jump start the automotive industry in the United States, according to a new survey from Deloitte. In collaboration with The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University, the […]
(PRNewswire)– Jim Skinner, Chief Executive Officer of McDonald’s Corporation, today announced that Don Thompson, currently President of McDonald USA, has been elected to the role of President and Chief Operating Officer, with oversight responsibility for the company’s 32,000 restaurants worldwide. At the same time, Skinner and Thompson jointly announced the promotions of Jan Fields, currently Executive […]
(Market Wire)–Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc., operator of the fast casual restaurant chains Spicy Pickle in the U. S. and Bread Garden Urban Café in Canada today announced the opening of a second franchisee restaurant in downtown San Diego directly across the street from Petco Park, home to the San Diego Padres major league baseball team. […]
SAN MARCOS–The City of San Marcos Theatre West Youth Theater will present the musical production, Pinocchio, at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive on March 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21. Show times are Fridays 7:30 pm; Saturdays 2 and 7:30 pm; and Sundays 2 pm. A cast of 40 young […]
SAN DIEGO–San Diego Padres infielder Everth Cabrera has been named Nicaragua’s 2009 Professional Athlete of the Year by the country’s Sports Writers Association. Cabrera, 23, won the distinction over Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Vicente Padilla and boxers Roman Gonzalez and Juan Palacios. He will be honored on Friday, January 29 in Managua. As a rookie, […]
SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Padres have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with right-handed pitcher Mark Worrell. Worrell, 26, missed the entire 2009 season after undergoing surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow on March 25. He was acquired by the Padres from St. Louis in exchange for infielder […]
While North Korea signaled it would seek better ties with the US, analysts say it is unclear what that means for its nuclear program.