SACRAMENTO–Governor Schwarzenegger’s California Recovery Task Force today announced $10.7 million in federal economic stimulus grants that will provide more than 2,100 Californians from a broad cross-section of the state with training in the skills they need to move from the unemployment rolls to the payrolls of a wide variety of industries throughout the state. “This […]
TOKYO–(PRNewswire)–Soka Gakkai International (SGI) organizations around the world have made donations to assist the relief efforts in Haiti following the devastating earthquake which hit the country on Tuesday, January 12. On January 15, Soka Gakkai Japan Vice President, Kenji Yoshigo, visited Jean Claude Bordes, Charge d’Affaires at the Embassy of the Republic of Haiti in […]
Bank of America Corporation today reported full-year 2009 net income of $6.3 billion, compared with net income of $4.0 billion in 2008. Including preferred stock dividends and the negative impact from the repayment of the U.S. government’s $45 billion preferred stock investment in the company under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), income applicable to […]
The Ford Foundation has announced $1 million in grants to support urgent humanitarian relief efforts for victims of last week’s earthquake in Haiti. “All of us at the Ford Foundation stand with the people of Haiti in this extraordinarily challenging time,” said Luis A. Ubinas, president of the Ford Foundation. “Both Oxfam International and Partners […]
CORONA–(PRNewswire)–The West Coast Division of Circle K company operated sites in conjunction with participating Franchise locations has announced an event to raise funds in an effort to help victims of the recent Haiti earthquake disaster. All proceeds from coffee sales sold from midnight Friday, January 22 through midnight Saturday, January 23 will be donated entirely […]
By Spencer Mason Lincoln Park With one of the city’s longest stretches of traffic-free biking and designated bike lanes along many of the main streets, it’s no wonder Lincoln Park is a favorite Chicago neighborhood among avid cyclists and recreational bike riders alike. Paved paths crisscross the expansive namesake park, providing easy access to the […]
SAN DIEGO–Intuit Inc. will continue offering TurboTax® to qualified taxpayers through its continued participation in the Internal Revenue Service’s Free File program. More than 95 million American taxpayers are eligible for free online tax preparation and e-filing through Free File, a philanthropic, public-private partnership between the IRS and the tax software industry. The IRS and […]
SAN DIEGO–Heroes and Artisans, opening Sunday, February 28 at Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park, celebrates the 200th anniversary of Mexican independence (1810), the 100th of the Mexican revolution (1910) and the folk art that colorfully and vitally expresses the nation’s spirit. Just as the heroes of independence and the revolution were great artisans in crafting […]
Beautiful Glacier National Park is located in Montana, on the Canadian border. But you can visit it “virtually” with this video from Thompson’s Water Seal.
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