LA Mayor Announces Completion of ‘Shade Ball’ Cover Project at Los Angeles Reservoir

LA Mayor Announces Completion of ‘Shade Ball’ Cover Project at Los Angeles Reservoir

Los Angeles, CA…Mayor Eric Garcetti released 20,000 “shade balls” onto the surface of the Los Angeles Reservoir, marking completion of a $34.5 million initiative to protect the city’s water quality. LADWP is the first utility company to use this technology for water quality protection. Today’s deployment marked the final phase of an effort that involves […]

Mayor Williams Releases Community Letter About Shooting of Christian Taylor (Police Officer Fired)

Mayor Williams Releases Community Letter About Shooting of Christian Taylor (Police Officer Fired)

Arlington, TX…Arlington Residents, I want to communicate directly to you about an incident that happened in our city last week. On Friday August 7th, Arlington Police Department officers were called for a break-in at the Classic GMC Buick Dealership on I-20. Once there, officers found that a vehicle had been driven through the front of […]

Life Without The Possibility Of Parole For James Holmes

Life Without The Possibility Of Parole For James Holmes

Aurora, CO… Convicted Colorado theater shooter James Holmes will spend the rest of his life behind bars without the possibility of parole. This is his punishment for the shooting deaths of 12 people in the 2012 movie theater shooting. The same jury that convicted him of the shootings was unable to unanimously decide if he […]

Coalition Announces New ‘Do Not Track’ Standard for Web Browsing

Coalition Announces New ‘Do Not Track’ Standard for Web Browsing

San Francisco, CA…The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), privacy company Disconnect and a coalition of Internet companies have announced a stronger “Do Not Track” (DNT) setting for Web browsing—a new policy standard that, coupled with privacy software, will better protect users from sites that try to secretly follow and record their Internet activity, and incentivize advertisers […]

California Guard, Reserve Units Aid in Wildfire Containment ~ By Amaani Lyle DoD News

California Guard, Reserve Units Aid in Wildfire Containment ~ By Amaani Lyle DoD News

Washington, DC…California Air National Guardsmen and Air Force Reservists are assisting first responders in fighting ongoing wildfires in Northern California, the Pentagon’s press operations chief said in a briefing here today. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said the blaze has been ravaging the Lower Lake area north of San Francisco and has tripled in size over […]