Three Olympics – Four Medals for Mancuso

Three Olympics – Four Medals for Mancuso

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 10) – Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) produced a true champion performance Monday, becoming the first American skier in history to win a medal in three straight Olympic Winter Games with her bronze in a tricky super combined event at the Rosa Khutor alpine center. Mancuso skied into the lead in […]

South Lake Tahoe’s Jamie Anderson Golden in Sochi

South Lake Tahoe’s Jamie Anderson Golden in Sochi

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 9) – Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) cleaned up her second run to earn the first-ever women’s slopestyle snowboarding gold medal Sunday at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Her smooth style during her final run secured her the gold with a score of 95.25, putting her on top of […]

Kotsenburg Earns First U.S. Gold

Kotsenburg Earns First U.S. Gold

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 8) – Sage Kotsenburg (Park City, UT) earned the first-ever gold medal in slopestyle snowboarding’s Olympic debut Saturday while also claiming the first gold for the USA at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Primetime coverage of the slopestyle snowboarding final airs on NBC at 8:00 p.m EST Saturday and can […]

Caltrans Reports on How it’s Doing its Job & Where it Needs to Improve

Caltrans Reports on How it’s Doing its Job & Where it Needs to Improve

Sacramento, CA…Caltrans today released the first issue of The Mile Marker: A Caltrans Performance Report, a straightforward accounting of how the department is performing as it improves and protects California’s transportation system. Is Caltrans efficiently managing its funding and resources? Are California’s highways and bridges getting safer? What is Caltrans doing to relieve traffic congestion, […]

Rural Counties Thank U.S. Senators Feinstein and Boxer for Extension of Federal PILT Funding

Rural Counties Thank U.S. Senators Feinstein and Boxer for Extension of Federal PILT Funding

Sacramento, CA…The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) extends its thanks to U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer for passing the Farm Bill Conference Report (Farm Bill) in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Through the passage of the Farm Bill, federal Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) funding is now officially extended for FY […]

Microsoft Board Names Satya Nadella as CEO. Gates Moves To Advisor Role.

Microsoft Board Names Satya Nadella as CEO.  Gates Moves To Advisor Role.

Redmond, WA….Microsoft Corp. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Satya Nadella as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Nadella previously held the position of Executive Vice President of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group. “During this time of transformation, there is no better person to lead Microsoft […]

Transportation Agency Releases Caltrans External Review

Transportation Agency Releases Caltrans External Review

Sacramento, CA….The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) today released the external review of Caltrans it ordered last year—which has found that over the past decades the department has not kept pace with changes in transportation policy—and called for department reforms to modernize its mission, strengthen management and performance, and match investments and resources to the […]