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Remains of World War II POW who died in the Philippines returned home to California

Jul. 17, 2024 14:20 PM EDT

ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — The long-unidentified remains of a World War II service member who died in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp in the Philippines in 1942 were returned home to California on Tuesday. The remains of U.S. Army Air Forces Pvt. 1st Class Charles R. Powers, 18, of...

California fines Amazon nearly $6M, alleging illegal work quotas at 2 warehouses

Jun. 18, 2024 16:37 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has fined Amazon a total of $5.9 million, alleging the e-commerce giant worked warehouse employees so hard that it put their safety at risk, officials said Tuesday. The two citations issued in May by the California Labor Commissioner’s Office said...

Wildfire threatens structures, prompts evacuations in small Arizona community of Kearny

May. 29, 2024 18:50 PM EDT

KEARNY, Ariz. (AP) — A wildfire burned down two structures and was threatening more than 50 others in the small desert community of Kearny, authorities said Wednesday. The Simmons Fire, which broke out Tuesday, has burned 475 acres with zero containment, said Tiffany Davila,...

Most AAPI adults think the history of racism should be taught in schools, an AP-NORC poll finds

May. 29, 2024 06:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. schools should teach about issues related to race, most Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders believe. They also oppose efforts to restrict what subjects can be discussed in the classroom, according to a new poll. In the survey from AAPI...

SolarMax Technology: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 15, 2024 18:19 PM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — SolarMax Technology, Inc. (SMXT) on Wednesday reported a loss of $19.3 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Riverside, California-based company said it had a loss of 46 cents. The solar and...

Provident Financial: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 29, 2024 06:16 AM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Provident Financial Holdings Inc. (PROV) on Monday reported profit of $1.5 million in its fiscal third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Riverside, California-based company said it had net income of 22 cents. The...