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MCT Trading’s Phil Rasori recognized for development of MCTlive!, the company’s new secondary marketing platform

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MCT Trading, Inc., a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, was named one of the Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 by National Mortgage Professional magazine.

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More than 600 Northern California Women Will Attend Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Sacramento Founders Day Celebration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — More than 600 members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the largest African-American women’s organization in the country, will spend Friday and Saturday Jan. 30 and 31 in Sacramento at the Doubletree Hotel celebrating their Founders Day.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 26, 2015 including to California Department of Food and Agriculture

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Jennifer Kent, 41, of Sacramento, has been appointed director of the California Department of Health Care Services. Kent has been executive director at Local Health Plans of California since 2013. She was principal at Health Management Associates […]

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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces $25.6 Million in U.S. HUD Grants for Homeless Programs in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Tuesday announced that the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded San Francisco $25.6 million in HUD’s Continuum of Care grants to fund 60 San Francisco-based organizations and a variety of housing and services including transitional and permanent supportive housing, rapid re-housing, […]

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Long Beach-based Art-In-Relation Breathes New Life Into Arts with ‘Fresh A.I.R.’ Musical Event

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Art-In-Relation (AIR), a new non-profit Long Beach based Arts Organization will be holding its first fundraising event on Feb. 22, 2015 beginning at 2 p.m. at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre in Long Beach. The event is called ‘Fresh A.I.R. – a Broadway Benefit.’

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Calif. Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues Alert on Campus Safety

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued an information bulletin to California law enforcement agencies, higher education administrators and campus security personnel, providing enforcement guidance on new and amended sexual assault and campus safety laws. The bulletin summarizes SB 967 (Senate pro Tempore Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles) […]

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South Bay Community Mixer to Support Local Business Growth in Torrance welcomes Calif. Assembly Member David Hadley as Keynote Speaker

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Integrated Physical Medicine (IPM) will be hosting a business mixer in coordination with the Unified Small Business Alliance (USBA). The event will take place on January 30, 2015 at 4 p.m. at IPM located at 3661 Torrance Blvd., Suite 201, Torrance.

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AccuSure Shows Businesses How to Save Money and Meet OSHA Form 300 Requirements

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — AccuSure today announced that is willing to help any Calif. business learn how to comply with one of the most important but overlooked mandates from OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Administration). Most businesses are required by law to publish a summary of their OSHA 300 log from 02/01 – 04/30 annually.

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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Introduces DNA Privacy Bill – AB 170

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A government repository of the DNA of all children born? It sounds like something out of 20th Century dystopian fiction, says Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto. Surely, that can’t happen here, right? Actually, millions of newborns each year provide a blood sample to the state, to be screened for congenital disorders. […]

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Pacific Pinball Museum to storm German Culture with American Pinball Exhibition

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) in California has signed an agreement with Phaeno Museum of Wolfsburg, Germany to create a never-before-seen exhibition of pinball art and science. This will mark the first time a major exhibition of pinball art and exhibits has made the journey to Europe.

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California Association of Nonprofits supports increase in the minimum wage starting in 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — As the “Chamber of Commerce” representing the nonprofit sector in California, the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) today announced its support for increases to the minimum wage. California’s nonprofit community has multiple interests in the issue of minimum wage: as employers of one million Californians, as service providers, and […]

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S.F. Mayor Lee Outlines Shared Prosperity Agenda in 2015 State of the City Address

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee delivered his 2015 State of the City address at the recently completed Phase One expansion site of the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market – the first new Production, Distribution, and Repair (PDR) space in San Francisco in more than a decade – […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments Jan. 16, 2015 including to Domestic Violence Advisory Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, John Boyd, 45, of Folsom, has been reappointed to the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, where he has served since 2013. Boyd has been chief executive officer at the Sutter Solano Medical Center and […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments Jan. 15, 2015 including to Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This past Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Donald Cavier, 44, of Rocklin, has been appointed chief deputy director of the California Housing Finance Agency. Cavier has been director of finance at the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency since 2007, where he was finance […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 14, 2015 including to California Commission on Disability Access

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This past Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, James Greene, 63, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy director of the Center for Health Statistics and Informatics at the California Department of Public Health. Greene has served as visiting clinical faculty and instructor of record […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments Jan. 12 and 13, 2015 including to California Commission on Emergency Medical Services

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Last Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Linda Broyles, 59, of Coronado, has been reappointed to the California Commission on Emergency Medical Services, where she has served since 2013. Broyles has been clinical coordinator at American Medical Response since 2007 and continuous quality improvement […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Jan 15 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring January 15, 2015, as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the State of California. This day is officially observed this year on Monday, January 19, 2015. The text of the proclamation follows: PROCLAMATION “We must come to see […]

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Strategy Coach Jaya Savannah Releases Her List of 2015 Top Holistic Health and Beauty Business Trends

SANTA ROSA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Jaya Savannah, renowned strategy coach for holistic businesses, today announced her 2015 Top Holistic and Beauty Business Trends. In this annual set of predictions, Savannah expects to see business growth in holistic services related to Sensory Integration, Nutrition and Skincare, Farm-to-Face, Weddings, Body Weight Training, Adrenal Fatigue, and Boho Style.

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CRG partners with DrivenBI to offer cloud-based data analysis platform to Government Sectors

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — DrivenBI LLC today announced that Civic Resource Group International (CRG), the innovative developer of CivicConnect(TM), first of a kind fully integrated Mobile / Cloud / Data First platform and solutions for government and civic organizations, is now an authorized reseller of DrivenBI’s market leading cloud-based data analysis platform, SRK.

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Civic Resource Group International Named to CIOReview Top 20 Most Promising Government Technology Providers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Civic Resource Group International (CRG), a leading provider of Mobile/Cloud/Data First solutions for the broad public sector, announced today that the Company has been selected to the CIOReview ‘Top 20 Most Promising Government Technology Providers’ list, a recognition indicative of CRG’s role in leading the digital transformation of the broad public sector in both the U.S. and international markets.

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Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Introduces Legislation to Dramatically Improve Probate Process, Cut Fees for Families – AB 139

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) introduced legislation to improve probate process and cut Fees for families (AB 139). According to Gatto, to pass the contents of a bank account, a prized automobile, or a multi-million-dollar stock account upon your death, all you need to do is fill out a […]

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Calif. Senator Mendoza Responds to Governor Brown’s Proposed 2015-16 State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed 2015-16 state budget: “The governor’s budget proposal maintains a prudent and responsible approach to state spending. It includes increased funding for education, public safety and implementing […]

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California Governor Brown Proposes 2015-16 State Balanced Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. proposed a carefully balanced budget that injects billions of dollars more into schools and health care coverage, holds college tuition flat and delivers on Propositions 1 and 2 by investing in long overdue water projects and saving money, while continuing to chip away […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 8, 2015 including to the California Physician Assistant Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Jed Grant, 43, of Tulare, has been reappointed to the California Physician Assistant Board, where he has served since 2013. Grant has been a physician assistant director at the San Joaquin Valley College since 2013, where he […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 7, 2015 including New Legislative Secretary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Camille Wagner as legislative affairs secretary in the Office of the Governor, replacing Gareth Elliott, who has served in that role since 2011. Elliott will pursue opportunities in the private sector, and last week was appointed to the […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 6, 2015 including to Professional Fiduciaries Advisory Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Aileen Federizo, 46, of Encino, has been reappointed to the California Professional Fiduciaries Advisory Committee, where she has served since 2012. Federizo has been founder and a professional fiduciary at ElderWell since 2011. She has been […]

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U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas to Represent Los Angeles on Critical House Subcommitees in 2015

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the prestigious House Committee on Energy and Commerce, chose the subcommittees he will serve on, as part of that committee, during the 114th Congress. “Health care, manufacturing, trade and the environment are major industries within the San Fernando […]

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Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Continues Groundbreaking ‘Wiki Bill’ Project, Invites Public to Directly Draft Privacy Legislation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that he is continuing his groundbreaking opportunity to allow individual citizens to draft a piece of legislation directly via an online Wiki. Citizens can visit the “Wiki bill’s” website, and by using an interface similar to Wikipedia’s, they can propose, draft, […]

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Winter Fancy Food Show 2015: Food Philippines highlights the health benefits of coconut products

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions, in partnership with the Philippine Trade and Investment Centers in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, is gearing up for the Philippine participation at the 2015 Winter Fancy Food Show on January 11-13, 2015.

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Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Appointed to Key Senate Committees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newsiwre/ — Today, California State Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Labor and Industrial Relations Committee, announced his appointment by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon to sit on a number of important Senate policy committees. Senate Committee chairs and committee member appointments will be formally adopted by the Senate […]

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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Introduces Bill to Create New DNA Testing Regime to Solve Crimes – AB 84

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Assemblyman Mike Gatto, a former constitutional lawyer, today introduced AB 84, which would allow DNA testing to resume in the state. The legislation would bring forensic investigation into the 21st century and create new tools for law enforcement to collect and analyze DNA samples from criminals, while protecting our constitutional […]

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Gordon Brush FootMate System Receives Endorsement from College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine

COMMERCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The FootMate(R) System by Gordon Brush has acquired a powerful partner. The American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine (‘ACFAOM’) has endorsed the FootMate System. It is a complete foot care system for cleaning, soothing, stimulating, and massaging feet in the shower.

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Calif. Senator Mendoza Responds to Gov. Brown’s 2015 Inaugural Address

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) issued the following statement on Governor Jerry Brown’s inaugural address delivered to a joint session of the legislature today: “I applaud and thank the governor for his excellent leadership in moving California forward over the last several years. The governor’s address conveyed an optimistic vision […]

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California Governor Brown Sworn In, Delivers Inaugural Address Jan. 5, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. took the oath of office as Governor of California and delivered his inaugural address in the Assembly Chamber. The address serves as the Governor’s constitutionally required annual report to the Legislature. Members of the Legislature, the Judiciary, Constitutional Officers, the extended family of […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 2, 2015 including the California Energy Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Felicia Marcus, 58, of Emeryville, has been reappointed member and chair of the California State Water Resources Control Board, where she has served since 2012. Marcus was a member of the Delta Stewardship Council from 2010 to […]

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EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants adds key team members in Alabama, expands National Energy Construction Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aimee Sapp, Kelly Chapple, Heather Perdue and Mark McInnis have all joined Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner, Wilson Long and Andy D’Entremont as part of EPIC’s Birmingham, Alabama-based National Energy Construction Practice.

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Publishers Newswire announces semi-annual list of 19 interesting book titles you might have missed in 2014

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004, today announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list of new titles ‘worth a look’ that most have probably not heard of. This list contains 19 new books published in 2014 which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishers, or ‘big name’ authors.

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Cory Chalmers, of Hoarders TV Show, makes guest appearance at The International Cat Association show in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show ‘Hoarders, Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at the TICA Cat Show January 2-4, 2015 in Sacramento, Calif. This year’s show is called ‘Mardi Gras Madness’ and is presented by Jazzy Cats.

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iMobie Inc. announces its New PodTrans and PhoneTrans Are Free on Mac

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — iMobie Inc., an international innovative Apple related software developer, today announces the update of its two widely-praised products PhoneTrans and PodTrans; the world-first free iPhone content and iPod music management software on Mac and Windows computers, which also breaks the rule of no way to transfer iPhone, iPod music back to computer.

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