One hundred and sixty U.S. citizens desperately waved their passports in the air in a chaotic scene at the airport of Haiti’s devastated capital. U.S. soldiers are sorting the Americans for evacuation.
By Gina Yarbrough FALLBROOK–Public officials gathered last December to celebrate the grand opening of a new day-use park in Fallbrook. Clemmens Lane Park, which sits on .57 acres in the middle of a neighborhood, features a junior and tot lot playground, a sand volleyball court and soccer field, and a picnic plaza with a pavilion […]
OCEANSIDE–Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation’s John Steiger Performing Arts Scholarships are available to North County graduating high school seniors. The annual award is given to students based upon their experience and contributions to their performing arts program, and a teacher recommendation. This year’s selected students can receive $750.00 to $900.00 to further their arts education. To […]
WASHINGTON–The American Red Cross is sending money, supplies and staff to Haiti to support relief efforts there after yesterday’s earthquake, which caused catastrophic damage and loss of life. According to reports, as many as three million people may have been affected by the quake, which collapsed government buildings and caused major damage to hospitals in […]
WASHINGTON–The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) said Tuesday that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial. Air Force Maj. Russell C. Goodman of Salt Lake City, Utah, will be honored this week at Nellis Air […]
ATLANTA–(PRNewswire)–The Home Depot announced its $1 million in funding for its 2010 Pro Trade Scholarship Program. The Home Depot has more than tripled a $300,000 scholarship fund it first established in 2009 to support students attending professional building and construction trade schools. This year’s program will not only support individual students, but also the schools […]
SACRAMENTO–In keeping with his commitment to protect education, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed and announced the submission of the state’s application for the final 10 percent of education funding available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s (Recovery Act) State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) – for up to $490 million in federal funding for California’s schools […]
By Christine Clark LA JOLLA–Thousands will battle it out in what promises to be one of the largest video game tournaments in Southern California Jan. 16-17 at the University of California, San Diego. The sixth annual Winter Game Fest on UC San Diego’s campus will feature several new video games, such as Super Smash Bros. […]
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 […]