At least ten people are dead including a number of Southern California students after a deadly head-on collision on I-5 in Orland about 100 miles north of Sacramento. It happened last night when a FedEx big rig smashed into a charter bus carrying LA-area high school students. The group was headed to Humboldt State University for a spring preview day when the semi crossed the median into oncoming traffic. Five students and three chaperones were killed as were both drivers. Up to 35 people were injured.
It’s getting more expensive to fill your tank up in the Inland Empire. The average price for a gallon of regular is now costing drivers four-dollars-and-ten-cents. Triple-A reports that’s about seven-cents higher than a week ago.
A pair of streets will soon be renamed for a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s detective killed in the shootout with Christopher Dorner. Next week, the Yucaipa City Council will rename a portion of Sixth Street to “Jeremiah MacKay Way.” In addition, a five-mile stretch of Highway 38 will be renamed for MacKay as well.
Would you take $5000 to quit your job? Thats the offer Amazon.com is giving employees at its fulfillment centers. Amazon officials say they want to keep their employees and that the offer is intended to weed out workers who are committed to their work.
CBS isn’t wasting any time in naming a replacement for the retiring David Letterman. The network announced that comedian Stephen Colbert will take over for Letterman when he leaves the Late Show next year.
KISS’ long journey into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is complete. The band’s original members were on hand for their induction ceremony Thursday night in New York. And despite reports of a rift between past and present members, the induction went off without a hitch.
April 11, 2014 at 5:07 am | News | No comment