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 […]

Seahawks Crush Broncos for First Super Bowl Win

Seahawks Crush Broncos for First Super Bowl Win

East Rutherford, NJ…The Seattle Seahawks have won their first Super Bowl title, crushing the favored Denver Broncos 43-8. Linebacker Malcolm Smith returned an interception of a Peyton Manning pass 69 yards for a touchdown late in the first half Sunday, and Percy Harvin returned the opening kickoff of the second half 87 yards for another […]