WASHINGTON–(USNewswire)–Today, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the Kingdon’s donation of $50 million in relief funding to Haiti following the earthquake that devastated the island two weeks ago. Saudi Ambassador to the U.S. Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir said, “The Kingdom’s contribution to alleviate the suffering of the people of Haiti is in accordance with […]
Hazardous materials crews work to clean up a large oil spill in Texas waters following the collision between a barge and a tanker.
SAN FRANCISCO–At a public meeting Thursday, the Judicial Council of California approved the continuation of one-day-a-month court closures through June 2010, in response to severe budget reductions in the judicial branch budget for fiscal year 2009-2010. “Today’s action to continue court closures through June 2010 reflects the severity of the state’s economic crisis and the unprecedented reductions […]
SAN DIEGO–District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Keith Slotter announced a Grand Jury indictment charging Edmundo Rubi, 52; Joseph Encarnacion, 59; Benjamin Hebron, 51; and Gloria Hebron, 53, with 54 felony counts, including Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud, Securities Fraud, Sale of Unqualified Securities, Grand Theft, Perjury, Foreclosure Consultant Fraud, and Rent Skimming. […]
An estimated 513 billion barrels of technically recoverable heavy oil are in Venezuela’s Orinoco Oil Belt. This area contains one of the world’s largest recoverable oil accumulations, and this assessment is the first to identify how much is technically recoverable (producible using currently available technology and industry practices). Worldwide consumption of petroleum was […]
SAN DIEGO–Lincoln High School will host a community reception to unveil the results of a pilot project that supports student achievement in online journalism and media arts, and empowers Lincoln students, alumni and neighbors with digital technology and training to share their own stories online. The reception will be held on Thursday, January 28 from 6:30 […]
SAN DIEGO–Capital provided to San Diego and Imperial County small businesses through the SBA’s loan guaranty programs during the first quarter of 2010 surpassed the same period a year ago in both loan numbers and dollar amounts. Total loan dollars increased to $70 million from $45 million a year ago, a 56% increase. A total […]
Many laid-off business executives are now working multiple part-time jobs, unsure whether they’ll ever return to high-paying full-time positions.
SAN DIEGO–The U.S. Coast Guard continues to urge mariners and beach goers to exercise caution when venturing out during the week’s storms, as the National Weather Service has issued an urgent marine weather statement for Southern California warning of gale force winds and hazardous seas to continue through the weekend. The fourth and perhaps the strongest of […]
SAN DIEGO COUNTY–The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) vaccinated 10,616 people at five H1N1 mass vaccination events in the past two weekends. The totals by location are: · Qualcomm—3,298 · Escondido—1,622 · El Cajon—1,605 · Carlsbad—1,872 · National City—2,219 “We are very pleased with the response,” said Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H, […]