Explosion Kills Four Americans in Manbij

Explosion Kills Four Americans in Manbij

Manbig, Syria…Two U.S. servicemembers, one Department of Defense (DoD) civilian and one contractor supporting DoD were killed and three servicemembers were injured while conducting a local engagement in Manbij, Syria, Jan. 16, 2019. Initial reports indicate an explosion caused the casualties, and the incident is under investigation. In accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, […]

Governor Newsom Announces PlumpJack Entities Moved to Blind Trust.

Governor Newsom Announces PlumpJack Entities Moved to Blind Trust.

Sacramento, CA…PlumpJack Founder and now Governor Gavin Newsom as announced that prior to January 7, 2019, title and control of the PlumpJack Group entities, wine and hospitality businesses based in California, were transferred to a blind trust administered by an attorney and certified public accountant. All state executive branch agencies are prohibited from entering into […]

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Granted 274 Pardons or Commutations on Christmas Eve

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Granted  274 Pardons or Commutations on Christmas Eve

Sacramento, CA…Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has granted 143 pardons and 131 commutations. Individuals who have been convicted of a crime in California may apply to the Governor for a pardon. Those granted pardons all completed their prison sentences years ago and the majority were convicted of drug-related or other nonviolent crimes. […]

Governor Brown on Death of Newman Police Corporal

Governor Brown on Death of Newman Police Corporal

Sacramento, CA…Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Newman Police Corporal Ronil Singh: “On behalf of all Californians, Anne and I extend our condolences to Corporal Singh’s wife, young son, loved ones and colleagues. Our hearts are with the entire community of Newman and law enforcement officers across […]

Memorial Fund Set Up For Slain Newman Police Officer as Search Continues for His Killer

Memorial Fund Set Up For Slain Newman Police Officer as Search Continues for His Killer

Newman, CA…Newman Police Officer Ronil Singh (33) was shot and killed during a traffic stop just before 1:00 AM on 12/26/18. At 12:57 AM, Officer Singh called off on a traffic stop at Merced Street and Eucalyptus Avenue in Newman. A few moments later he called out “shots fired” over the radio. Multiple agencies responded […]

Kwanzaa Greetings from the White House

Kwanzaa Greetings from the White House

Washington, DC…Melania and I send our greetings to all those observing Kwanzaa. This annual celebration of African heritage, unity, and culture is a special opportunity for many to reflect on their shared ancestry and values. At this time, our Nation joins in honoring the important contributions of African Americans to the strength and success of […]