Washington, DC - The American Revolution essentially ended on October 19, 1781 when British General Charles Cornwallis surrendered his 8,000 British and Hessian troops to General George Washington in Yorktown, VA. Washington enveloped the general in Yorktown using American and French armies, and a large French fleet of warships to force the British to quit. Two years later, the Treaty of Paris was signed, and the hostilities in America were ended.

West Lafayette, Indiana - With too few antibiotics under development to keep up with the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections, the world is starting to run out of antibiotics.

San Diego, California - San Diego Zoo guests are invited to ring in the holiday season at the Zoo’s annual celebration, Jungle Bells presented by California Coast Credit Union. The holiday merriment begins December 13, 2019 and runs through January 5, 2020, (except for December 24, when the Zoo closes at 5 p.m.). During Jungle Bells, the Zoo will be transformed into a wild wonderland with twinkling lights, animal-shaped light sculptures, special animal experiences and holiday-themed entertainment, including music, high-flying acrobats, the zany Dr. Zoolittle and the Zoo’s costumed characters. Santa, the jolly ol’ elf himself, will be here too, through December 25.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom Monday announced the following appointments:

Washington, DC - A lot of us are faced with the impossible. We may have what seems to be impossible debts, physical illnesses, human relationships and vocational pressures.

Sacramento, California - In the wake of utility-directed power shutoffs that impacted nearly two million Californians, Governor Gavin Newsom today demanded that Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) be held accountable. The Governor urged PG&E to provide affected customers an automatic credit or rebate of $100 per residential customer and $250 per small business as some compensation for their hardships. Governor Newsom also sent a letter to California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) President Marybel Batjer confirming that the Commission will be conducting a comprehensive inquiry and review of PG&E’s planning, implementation and decision-making process failures.