Charges to be Dismissed Against Newport Beach Surgeon & Girlfriend Accused of Drugging, Sexually Assaulting Women. Previous DA Manufactured Case

Charges to be Dismissed Against Newport Beach Surgeon & Girlfriend Accused of Drugging, Sexually Assaulting Women.  Previous DA Manufactured Case

Santa Ana, CA…Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer announced today that all criminal charges will be dropped against a 39-year-old Newport Beach orthopedic surgeon and reality television star Grant Robicheaux and his 33-year-old girlfriend Cerissa Riley who were accused of drugging and sexually assaulting seven women. On September 11, 2018, former District Attorney Tony Rackauckas […]

President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address

President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address

Washington, DC…Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very much. Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — (applause) — and my fellow citizens: Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share the incredible results. Jobs are booming, […]

Punxsutawney Phil Predicted an Early Spring on Gobbler’s Knob

Punxsutawney Phil Predicted an Early Spring on Gobbler’s Knob

Punxsutawney, PA….In Punxsutawney they celebrate the humble ground hog. That may sound crazy for most small towns but for them it is their town. This year on Gobbler’s Knob the prognosticating Ground Hog predicted an early spring. From the official website… “One holiday that brings thousands of people together from all over the world to […]

CAL FIRE Funds Forest Health and Resiliency Projects on Forests Throughout California

CAL FIRE Funds Forest Health and Resiliency Projects on Forests Throughout California

Sacramento, CA…California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has awarded $67 million for landscape-scale land management projects intended to restore and maintain healthy forests, conserve working forests, and enhance carbon storage in California’s forests. The grants were awarded by CAL FIRE’s Forest Health and Forest Legacy Programs to local and regional partners and collaboratives implementing forest treatment […]

Chiefs Rally Once Again to Defeat 49ers & Win SB LIV

Chiefs Rally Once Again to Defeat 49ers & Win SB LIV

Miami, FL…Down 10 points in the final quarter of their season, the Kansas City Chiefs saved their greatest comeback for the biggest stage. Patrick Mahomes, magnificent and magical in the final stanza, led an unbelievable rally that concluded with the Chiefs defeating the 49ers, 31-20, in Super Bowl LIV in Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday […]

NAACP on Injustice and Lack of Evidence in Myon Burrell Case

NAACP on Injustice and Lack of Evidence in Myon Burrell Case

Baltimore, MD…The NAACP issued the following statement regarding the case against Myon Burrell. As a teenager in 2003, he was accused and convicted of the killing of 11-year-old Tyesha Edwards in Minnesota. In a recent story, the Associated Press uncovered a lack of evidence in his conviction. The recent public revelation of new evidence and […]

Lee Enterprises to Buy Berkshire Hathaway Newspaper Operations

Lee Enterprises to Buy Berkshire Hathaway Newspaper Operations

Davenport, IA…Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE), a trusted local news provider and leading platform for advertising in 50 markets, has entered into a definitive agreement with Berkshire Hathaway to acquire BH Media Group’s (“BHMG”) publications and The Buffalo News for $140 million in cash. Berkshire Hathaway is providing approximately $576 million in long-term financing to […]

Evacuation of Americans from Wuhan, China ~ Morgan Ortagus

Evacuation of Americans from Wuhan, China ~ Morgan Ortagus

Washington, DC…This morning, a flight from Wuhan carrying U.S. government personnel and some private Americans safely landed in California. As we have previously noted, these travelers will be carefully screened and monitored by the health experts at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Health and Human Services (HHS). All appropriate steps […]

Coronavirus Update & Press Briefing from HHS

Coronavirus Update & Press Briefing from HHS

Washington, DC…We’ve been monitoring this virus and preparing a response since back in December, but it’s more than that. Preparing for these kinds of outbreaks is part of daily life at HHS and for America’s public health professionals. Preparedness is a day job around here. We are constantly making investments, training personnel at all levels, […]

Governor Newsom on Supreme Court’s Decision on Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule

Governor Newsom on Supreme Court’s Decision on Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement after today’s decision by the Supreme Court of the United States regarding the public charge rule that targets low-income immigrant families: “The effects of today’s Supreme Court decision on the “public charge” rule will be devastating. Because of the “public charge” rule, families are already going hungry […]