Be Sure To Stop By The Festival of Tree & Lights This Weekend!

Be Sure To Stop By The Festival of Tree & Lights This Weekend!

South Lake Tahoe, CA…. Barton Health’s Festival of Trees & Lights Join us for this fantastic family-friendly event, December 3-5, 2010. Designer decorated trees, holiday décor, holiday crafts for kids, live entertainment and of course Santa Claus. Don’t forget to get on board the Polar Express. Schedule of Events: Friday, December 3 9:00am – 10:30am……Senior […]

Unemployment Edges Up to 9.8% in November

Unemployment Edges Up to 9.8% in November

Washington, DC…The unemployment rate edged up to 9.8 percent in November, and nonfarm payroll employment was little changed (+39,000), the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Temporary help services and health care continued to add jobs over the month, while employment fell in retail trade. Employment in most major industries changed little in November. […]

Mud, Dirt & Rock Slide on I80 Just West of Three Mile Grade

Mud, Dirt & Rock Slide on I80 Just West of Three Mile Grade

Gold Run, CA…CHP and Crews are onscene of a mud, dirt and rock slide that has lanes blocked on I80 just west of three mile grade.  CHP was reporting a few minutes ago that just one lane was passable.  Please use caution in the area…

Federal Reserve releases detailed information about transactions conducted to stabilize markets during the recent financial crisis

Federal Reserve releases detailed information about transactions conducted to stabilize markets during the recent financial crisis

Washington, DC…The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday posted detailed information on its public website about more than 21,000 individual credit and other transactions conducted to stabilize markets during the recent financial crisis, restore the flow of credit to American families and businesses, and support economic recovery and job creation in the aftermath of the crisis… […]

Remarks by the President on the Federal Employee Pay Freeze

Remarks by the President on the Federal Employee Pay Freeze

Washington, DC…THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, everybody.  Good morning, everybody.  Let me begin by pointing out that although Washington is supposed to be a town of sharp elbows, it’s getting a little carried away.  For those of you who are worried about my lip, I should be okay.  The doctor has given me a clean bill of […]

Weekly Address: President Obama Calls for Earmark Reform

Weekly Address: President Obama Calls for Earmark Reform

Washington, DC…This weekend, I’m concluding a trip to Asia whose purpose was to open new markets for American products in this fast-growing part of the world. The economic battle for these markets is fierce, and we’re up against strong competitors. But as I’ve said many times, America doesn’t play for second place. The future we’re […]

HHS announces new tobacco strategy and proposed new warnings and graphics for cigarette packs and advertisements

HHS announces new tobacco strategy and proposed new warnings and graphics for cigarette packs and advertisements

Washington, DC…U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today unveiled a new comprehensive tobacco control strategy that includes proposed new bolder health warnings on cigarette packages and advertisements.  Once final, these health warnings on cigarettes and in cigarette advertisements will be the most significant change in more than 25 years.  These actions are part of […]

Governor Schwarzenegger Discusses Redistricting Reform

Governor Schwarzenegger Discusses Redistricting Reform

Sacramento, CA…MR. CRESSMAN: Good afternoon and thank you all for coming and welcome to the wonderful state of California, the place where electoral tidal waves smash into brick walls of gerrymandering. You know, it’s really stunning — not only today but looking back over the last several years, you know — where other parts of […]

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