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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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California-based Oceanside Jewelers Releases Mobile Responsive Web Site for Holiday Jewelry Shopping

OCEANSIDE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In an ongoing effort to continually provide a unique jewelry shopping experience centered on consumer education, Master Jeweler Chad Elliott and the certified gemologist staff at Oceanside Jewelers are pleased to announce the release of their upgraded mobile-responsive website.

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California vs. Big Plastic

‘California vs. Big Plastic’ Files Complaint with Calif. Secretary of State Alleging Deception by Referendum Signature Gatherers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Supporters of the state’s plastic bag ban, collectively calling themselves “California vs. Big Plastic,” today filed a complaint with California Secretary of State Debra Bowen calling for “an investigation of the signature gathering by the law’s opponents, citing numerous examples of deceptive signature gathering.” “To ensure the integrity of the […]

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Senator Tony Mendoza

California Senator Tony Mendoza Takes Community Oath of Office

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti administered the community oath of office to Senator Tony Mendoza on Saturday at the Norwalk City Hall Civic Lawn. The ceremony featured community leaders and local dignitaries. See attached photos and program from Saturday’s event. Senator Mendoza was elected as Senator for the newly-drawn […]

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14th Annual Non-Profit PR Grants Winners for 2014 announced by Neotrope

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Neotrope is proud to announce the recipients for 2014 of its annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-related marketing support to the selected worthy causes over the next year to raise awareness around each organization’s programs and accomplishments.

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L.A. Mayor Garcetti

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti to Administer Oath of Office to Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza at Community Event on Saturday

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to administer community oath of office to Senator Tony Mendoza at the Norwalk City Hall Civic Lawn on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will feature community leaders and local dignitaries. See program below. Senator Mendoza was elected as Senator for […]

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U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas will now be Los Angeles’ voice on the most powerful committee in the U.S. House of Representatives

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas will now be Los Angeles’ voice on the most powerful committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. Tuesday, Cárdenas was named to the prestigious House Energy and Commerce Committee, the oldest of the “authorizing committees,” where many pieces of historic legislation have been created and […]

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EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney to Employer Services Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney have joined the firm in San Francisco. All will assume leadership roles in EPIC’s rapidly growing Employer Services Platform (ESP).

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Tuberculosis Risk Assessment Questionnaire replaces universal TB testing requirement for Calif. school employees

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) announces, effective Jan. 1, 2015, Pre-K and K-12 public, private and parochial school employees, volunteers (with frequent and prolonged student contact) and contractors are required to get a tuberculosis (TB) test only when TB risk factors are identified.

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Doc-Tech Corp. acquired by DocMagic, Inc. as part of ongoing Expansion in Loan Documents Trade

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — DocMagic, Inc., a premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Doc-Tech Corporation, dba Document Express, a boutique document preparation company known for its exceptional customer service. The acquisition comes on the heels of DocMagic completing the purchase of award-winning eSignSystems in October.

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Sacramento hosts a fun New Year’s Party for qualified single fellows and gals with couples welcome

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Professionals Guild announced today it is producing a Sacramento New Year’s Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Couples are also welcome. The gathering begins at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 31, 2014. The Live bands for dancing are Nunchuck Taylor and the Groove Thang Band. Keyboard soloist Kevin Kooyumjian and DJ Ron Davis will also be performing in separate regions of the hotel.

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Biometrics company, SecuGen Corporation announces release of its new Hamster Pro Duo/CL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — SecuGen Corporation is very pleased to announce the release of the new Hamster Pro Duo/CL, a product that combines a contactless smart card reader with an optical fingerprint reader that is FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified. The Hamster Pro DUO/CL was designed for projects such as National ID programs that require a contactless smart card to store a fingerprint template. The Hamster Pro Duo/CL features SecuGen’s U20 USB fingerprint sensor that is FBI Certified and captures very high quality images.

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AccuSure CEO counsels Employers with 1099 Contractors on Preparing for Workers Comp Claims

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — We are all looking to operate as lean as possible and many employers turn to 1099 employees to reduce tax and insurance burden, says Jamie Reid, CEO of AccuSure. But a big question remains: if they file a work comp claim, would it be covered? Can the insurance company charge premium on a work comp audit? These are important for employers to know.

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Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

New California Proposal for Internet Poker Would Address Concerns of Law Enforcement, Protect Local Businesses – AB 9

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The odds of California realizing revenue by legalizing online poker are likely improving, after the introduction of legislation by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) to create a sensible framework for the state’s online poker industry. The legislation, AB 9, establishes a regulatory structure that will provide all participants, from players […]

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Assemblyman Mike Gatto

California Legislation to Create Statewide Hit-and-Run Alert System Re-introduced – AB 8

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) announced his continued his fight for hit-and-run victims in California, yesterday reintroducing legislation to establish the “Yellow Alert” system, a tool which would empower the public to help solve more hit-and-run crimes and help law enforcement agencies apprehend more hit-and-run drivers. The widely praised […]

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Launch of Quandis Servicemember Outreach (QSO) website checks the Department of Defense’s database for SCRA active duty status

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of mortgage servicing software, today announced that it rolled out a website to help address President Obama’s New Executive Actions to assist service members, veterans and their families.

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Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Calls for Greater Transparency and Disclosure for Government Officials – AB10

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A key reform was introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) today – AB 10, which would increase financial-disclosure requirements and modernize the forms used by government officials to report their interests. “Increased transparency is essential to protecting public resources, preventing corruption, and restoring public trust,” says Gatto. “This legislation will […]

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EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Ranked #20 among Top Large Group Employee Benefits Broker-Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #20 among the nation’s ‘top large group employee benefits consultants’ by Employee Benefit Advisor.

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Mad Hatter Holiday Festival envelopes the City of Vallejo California during December, Making a Wonderland

VALLEJO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A different kind of Christmas! The City of Vallejo, California celebrates the Mad Hatter Holiday Festival throughout the city combining a parade, tree lighting, festival, boat parade, museum exhibit, grand homes tour, city hall exhibit and free bus service to and from the festival throughout the city.

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Professionals Guild announces New Year’s Eve Party 2014 Silicon Valley with ‘Livewire’ performing, Live DJ and More

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Professionals Guild today announced it is producing its latest 2014 New Year’s Eve Party at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara with Live Band, DJ, Two Free Drinks, and Champagne Toast. Singles and Couples are welcome. The festivities start at 8:30 p.m.

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EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants acquires Greyling Insurance Brokerage

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants today announced it has acquired Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc., a specialty insurance broker and risk management consultant based in Atlanta, with locations in St. Louis, and Tampa. The firm will now operate as ‘Greyling Insurance Brokerage – a Division of EPIC.’

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Limited Edition Art Print From Urban Artist Evan Skrederstu announced by ArteQuesta

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Leading fine art investment company ArteQuesta today announced that urban artist, Evan Skrederstu, has produced an exclusive collection of 12 art prints entitled ‘Titanus’ for ArteQuesta clients. The prints feature a unique subject matter that Skrederstu has become famous for: painted bugs.

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Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grants

ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope’s annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. Team AMVETS’ mission is to serve the veterans of our great nation, and to enhance the mental, physical and social well-being of all veterans.

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U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas calls on UC Board of Regents: No Tuition Hikes at UC Universities!

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, in response to a vote being taken Thursday by the University of California (UC) Board of Regents, to raise tuition on UC system students, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) wrote the Board, calling on them to vote “no” on such an increase. “I ask that […]

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Women of Excellence, Lifetime Achievement and Business of the Year Awards 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — More than 500 people are expected to attend the annual award luncheon Saturday, November 22, to recognize winners of the ‘Women of Excellence, Lifetime Achievement and Business of the Year Awards’ presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW).

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Civic Resource Group CEO Gregory G. Curtin wins ‘Vision Award’ at World Economic Summit

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Civic Resource Group CEO, Gregory G. Curtin, Ph.D. attended the World Economic Forum Summit on the Global Agenda held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Nov. 9 – 12 and as a member of The Future of Government Council was among the winners of the ‘Vision Award’ for the Future of Government Smart Toolbox, a report published in June 2014 that addresses the ways technology can help governments improve services, security, transparency and innovation.

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Isadore Hall III

Calif. Assemblymember Hall Teams Up with Community Leaders to Host Healthy Family Update and Turkey Giveaway

COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles), Progress California, Major League Baseball’s Urban Youth Academy, the Los Angeles Dodgers, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital, Advanced America, Anheuser-Busch, The Apollo Group, AT&T, ER, G-Tech, Lumar Industries, Radio Free KJLH 102.3, local elected officials and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, […]

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California Safe Schools, a child’s environmental health coalition, receives 2014 Neotrope NonProfit PR Grant

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California Safe Schools (CSS) today announces it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope’s annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to CSS over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

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Lea Walker’s Aeriform Arts Celebrates Three Year Anniversary with ‘The Elements’ Student Showcase

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — It has been three years since busy television executive Lea Walker decided to moonlight as an aerial fitness studio owner. Her Aeriform Arts center has since literally taken off, with hundreds of students testing the conditioning feats of aerial hammocks, lyra, aerial yoga, hanging silks and pole dance.

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HMD virtual reality leader ImmersiON-VRelia secures larger Silicon Valley offices, and opens Branch in Murcia, Spain

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ImmersiON-VRelia, the premier innovator in the HMD virtual reality sector, announced today that in order to meet rising demand, it has expanded its Redwood City headquarters and simultaneously opened European offices in Murcia, Spain. This expansion comes on the heels of TigerDirect’s announcement last week that it has claimed national distribution of The GO by ImmersiON-VRelia.

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Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Two to Orange County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Earlier this week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Gassia Apkarian and Craig E. Arthur to judgeships in the Orange County Superior Court. Apkarian, 47, of Mission Viejo, has been senior attorney and president at Apkarian Defense APC since 2007. She served as a deputy public […]

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Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Governor Brown Appoints Two to Riverside County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week announced the appointment of Susanne S. Cho and James T. Latting to judgeships in the Riverside County Superior Court. Cho, 48, of Palm Desert, has been an attorney at the Law Offices of Rodney Lee Soda since 2004. She served as a […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Six to Los Angeles County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, on Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Hector E. Gutierrez, Colin P. Leis, Lillian Vega Jacobs, Rob B. Villeza, Shirley K. Watkins and Michael E. Whitaker to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Gutierrez, 40, of Whittier, has served as a […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Two to Alameda County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Thomas E. Stevens and Noël Wise to judgeships in the Alameda County Superior Court. Stevens, 48, of Piedmont, has served as chief at the Oakland Branch of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of California since 2013, where […]

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Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints M. Bruce Smith to Fifth District Court of Appeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of M. Bruce Smith as associate justice of the Fifth District Court of Appeal. Smith, 58, of Fresno, has served as supervising judge at the Fresno County Superior Court since 2012, where he has served in several positions since […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Justices to the First District Court of Appeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week announced the appointment of Marla J. Miller to Division Two and Jon B. Streeter to Division Four of the First District Court of Appeal. Miller, 59, of San Francisco, has served as a judge at the San Francisco County Superior Court since […]

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