Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Share Plans For Combining The Brands

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Share Plans For Combining The Brands

Seattle, WA…Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today shared their vision for the future of the combined carrier, as the company solidifies its status as the West Coast’s premier airline. After careful consideration, the combined company will adopt Alaska’s name and logo, retiring the Virgin America name likely sometime in 2019. However, the combined airline will […]

Forbes 2017 Billionaires List: Meet The Richest People On The Planet

Forbes 2017 Billionaires List: Meet The Richest People On The Planet

New York, NY…A record 2,043 billionaires made Forbes’ 31st annual ranking of the world’s billionaires, as featured in the March 28, 2017 issue of Forbes magazine.  To view the list, visit www.forbes.com/billionaires.  “Booming stock markets, higher commodities prices and plain old-fashioned entrepreneurship helped make this a record year in terms of wealth creation around the […]

Fed Pushes Rate Up Another Quarter Point As Economy Strengthens

Fed Pushes Rate Up Another Quarter Point As Economy Strengthens

Washington, DC…Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in February indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has continued to expand at a moderate pace. Job gains remained solid and the unemployment rate was little changed in recent months. Household spending has continued to rise moderately while […]

US Economy Adds 235,000 Jobs In February

US Economy Adds 235,000 Jobs In February

Washington, DC…Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 235,000 in February, and the unemployment rate changed little at 4.7 percent. Job gains occurred in construction, private educational services, manufacturing, health care, and mining. Incorporating revisions for December and January, which increased nonfarm payroll employment by 9,000 on net, monthly job gains have averaged 209,000 over the past […]

Squaw Valley Hopes to Motivate Future Generation With World Cup Ski Race

Squaw Valley Hopes to Motivate Future Generation With World Cup Ski Race

Squaw Valley, CA…Millions of fans worldwide will be watching the racing action on Red Dog as the Audi FIS Ski World Cup comes to the Olympic village of Squaw Valley Friday and Saturday. But resort officials and local Olympic champion Julia Mancuso have a forward looking view, hoping that the races inspire the next generation […]

CTA Human Rights Awards Go To Eight Educators Across State Who Transformed Communities, Students

CTA Human Rights Awards Go To Eight Educators  Across State Who Transformed Communities, Students

Burlingame, CA…Eight inspiring and dedicated educators from across the state are this year’s winners of the annual California Teachers Association’s Human Rights Awards for their outstanding dedication to promoting and protecting human and civil rights. “The passion and sense of justice and community involvement that these educators all show inspires them to make a difference […]

Caliburger Unveils “Flippy” The Burger Flipping Robot

Caliburger Unveils “Flippy” The Burger Flipping Robot

Pasadena, CA…Miso Robotics and Cali Group today unveiled Flippy, an artificial intelligence-driven robot that will work alongside kitchen staff to grill burgers at CaliBurger restaurants. Flippy had its debut at the CaliBurger location in Pasadena, California. A video demonstration captured the robotic kitchen assistant flipping burgers and placing them on buns. Flippy will roll out […]

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