Former San Francisco PR, marketing consultant subject of nationwide manhunt
The FBI is searching for Ryan Chamberlain, described by SFGate.com as having "worked in public relations for several Bay Area tech, apparel, and marketing companies," after authorities raided his apartment and found explosives over the weekend. As recently as last November, he worked for San Francisco sports marketing agency Project Sport, according to reports. Barbary Coast Consulting’s Alex Clemens told KTVU TV that Chamberlain was a "competent" political operative.
EPA to unveil massive climate-change measures
The Environmental Protection Agency is set to announce on Monday new rules affecting existing coal power plants that would reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 30% by 2030, according to various media reports. The Chamber of Commerce has said the measure could result in millions of lost jobs.
Where will Carney land?
If he follows recent precedent, outgoing White House press secretary Jay Carney could end up in the world of corporate communications, as have five of the last nine of his predecessors, according to Politico. However, chances are he will avoid lobbying.
Pivotal report on GM recall to be released this week
Former US Attorney Anton Valukas could release the results of his investigation into General Motors’ decade-long delay in recalling Chevrolet Cobalts with faulty ignition switches as early as this week. Afterwards, the automaker is expected to announce several steps it will take to prevent similar situations.
California Chrome ‘endorses’ Skechers
The owners of Kentucky Derby-winning horse California Chrome have signed an endorsement deal with Skechers said to be the largest in horseracing history as it prepares to go for the Triple Crown this Saturday. Skechers CEO Robert Greenberg told ESPN: "We’re spending a couple bucks to roll the dice, and if this horse wins it all, we’ll be part of it."