CA Op-Ed and Opinion

    CA Op-Ed and Opinion

    Prince's Death Just One More Example of Gross Medical Stupidity, says Calif. Chiropractor Dr. Harte

    CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Noted Marin County chiropractor, Dr. Donald E. Harte, calls out noted Marin County 'addiction specialist,' Dr. Howard Kornfeld, as 'having a totally wrong-headed approach.'
    Isadore Hall III

    Calif. Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement Praising New $20 Bill Featuring Harriet Tubman

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today praised the United States Treasury Department for its announcement that Harriet Tubman,...
    Isadore Hall III

    Calif. Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement in Support of $15 Minimum Wage Legislation – SB 3

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today announced its support for SB 3 (Leno), landmark legislation that would increase...
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Calif. Congressman Cardenas Statement on Effects of AT&T – Univision Dispute

    SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Congressman Cárdenas released the following statement in response to the ongoing dispute between Univision and...

    California Chiropractor Dr. Don Harte Calls New Use for Common Diabetes Drug Metformin 'NUTS!'

    CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted Marin County, Calif. chiropractic activist, is calling the latest proposed use of the diabetes drug, metformin, 'Nuts!' 'In the 2/22/16 issue of TIME magazine, in what they call the 'Longevity Issue,' I have seen THE most outrageous potential claim that Medicine has ever made,' declares Dr. Harte.

    Dr. Don Harte Offers Best 2016 New Year's Health Advice: Beware of Doctor's Scare Tactics

    CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted California chiropractic and health activist, offers everyone the most direct health advice he can for the New Year: 'Want Health? Don't fall for the scare tactics of your doctor! Pursue health instead!' Harte, former medical student, is a principled, traditional chiropractor serving Marin and the Greater Bay Area since 1981.

    Arab-Latina Beauty Sofia Hanan Runs for Miss California USA Despite Backlash Towards Arabs

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Regardless of America's focus on 'white nationalism,' Palestinian-Latina-American Sofia Hanan continues on her quest to become Miss California USA 2016. The U.S. has become ultra sensitive to the idea of outsiders living amongst them. Fears heightened after recent Paris attacks and the on-going manhunt for its coordinator.

    Opinion: Fall Flu Shot Propaganda Extravaganza is Pseudo-Scientific Fantasy

    CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, renowned Marin California straight chiropractor, warns, 'Fall has begun. With that, the annual media blitz to convince us all to line up, like sheep, for the flu shot.'

    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners allegedly Attacks Chiropractic Activist for Opposition to Forced Vaccinations

    CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractor in Marin County, Calif., received two complaints from the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners last week. 'I expected to be attacked by a government that not merely protects the medical industry; it actively promotes that industry, and forces their procedures upon us, especially the children, without regard to safety, efficacy or the right to choose.'

    Calif. SB277: Power Structure Bigoted Against Boy in Wheelchair, vs. Leukemia Boy says Dr. Don Harte

    CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, Calif. chiropractor, charges the media with 'an evil bigotry.' He says, 'The mass media refuses to acknowledge the existence of vaccine-injured children. This is quite a trick, since we are talking millions of children.'

    Doctor Charges California with 'Chemical Child Molestation' in approving SB277

    CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, Marin chiropractor, notes with disgust, 'Today, June 30th, 2015, California Governor Brown signed SB277, stripping away both personal belief and religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations.'
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Calif. Congressman Tony Cardenas Applauds SCOTUS Ruling on Affordable Care Act Subsidies

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Following the 6-3 ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States, supporting the use of Affordable Care Act...

    Road Safe America Applauds US Conference of Mayors Resolution on Commercial Truck Safety

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Road Safe America applauds the passage of a resolution on commercial trucking by the U.S. Conference of Mayors at their 83rd Annual Meeting today. Over 4,000 motorists die annually in HCV involved crashes and over 100,000 are injured.
    Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

    Senator Isadore Hall Calls upon South Carolina to Follow Calif. Lead: Remove Confederate Flags from Govt. Buildings

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) today called upon political leaders in South Carolina and any...
    Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

    Calif. Senator Mendoza Issues Statement on Passage of 2015-16 State Budget Today

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, issued the following statement regarding...
    Californians for Retirement Security

    Californians for Retirement Security calls on former San Jose Mayor Reed not to accept a $106K payment

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Californians for Retirement Security, a 1.6 million member coalition of teachers, firefighters, police officers, school employees, and public...
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    Calif. Assemblyman Gatto and Crime Victims United Issue Statement Regarding AB 84 Being Held by Appropriations Committee

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The following is a joint statement from Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) and Crime Victims United regarding the Assembly...

    Dr. Don Harte Calls Draconian SB277 Vaccination Initiative Sacramento's Syringe of Shame

    CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On May 14, the California State Senate approved SB-277 (with the Assembly and the Governor expected to agree), designed to destroy personal belief vaccine exemptions, including religious exemptions. 'California is becoming, officially, as medically 'enlightened' as Mississippi and West Virginia, the only two states to have such draconian vaccine laws,' says Dr. Don Harte, Marin County chiropractor.

    Chiropractic Activist Dr. Don Harte Questions Fear Mongering of a Made-Up Measles Crisis

    CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, April 17, the 'Great Disney Measles Epidemic' was declared over by state health officials. Dr. Don Harte, noted Marin chiropractic activist, says 'I am far more amused than relieved. This whole episode should be one of shame for medicine, and all of the associated political and big pharma troublemakers who sought to profit from it.'
    Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

    Calif. Senator Isadore Hall Statement on Recent Officer Involved Shooting in South Carolina

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay), Vice Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus today released...
    Open Truth campaign

    The Open Truth campaign and Bay Area Youth Confront Soda Industry in Fight Against Diabetes

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Open Truth campaign, a youth-focused effort to highlight the health impacts of sugary drinks and expose precision...
    Anthony Rendon

    Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon Statement on Prime Healthcare Opting Out of Daughters of Charity Sale

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in response to Prime Healthcare opting out of its purchase of the Daughters of Charity Health System, Calif....
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Calif. Congressman Cardenas: Protect America and 26,000 Californian Jobs

    SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) called on House Republican leadership to...
    California vs. Big Plastic

    California vs. Big Plastic Statement On Certification of Signatures by Plastic Bag Industry on SB 270 Referendum

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California vs. Big Plastic, the coalition of local officials and environmental, labor, and business groups supporting the state’s...
    Anthony Rendon

    Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon Statement on Attorney General's Decision on Daughters of Charity Sale

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to Calif. Attorney General Kamala Harris approving the sale of the Daughters of Charity Health System to...
    Isadore Hall 2.13.15

    Calif. Senator Isadore Hall Statement on Pacific Maritime Association shutting down West Coast ports Pres. Day Weekend

    SAN PEDRO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) today released the following statement regarding the Pacific Maritime Association’s...
    Isadore Hall III

    Calif. Senator Isadore Hall Statement on Pacific Maritime Association shutting down West Coast ports this weekend

    SAN PEDRO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tonight, Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) released the following statement regarding the Pacific Maritime...
    Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

    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...
    Calif. Senator Mendoza

    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...
    Smart Cities Prevail

    Newport Beach Moves to Pay Prevailing Wage

    Unanimous Council Decision Paves Way for SB 7 Compliance NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last night, the Newport Beach City Council voted unanimously to...
    Smart Cities Prevail

    Prevailing Wage Law Ruled Constitutional

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, San Diego Superior Court Judge Joel R. Wohlfeil issued a tentative ruling upholding Senate Bill 7 – a bipartisan law enacted in 2013 that is designed to encourage more of California’s Charter Cities to pay Prevailing Wage on locally-funded construction projects. In response to today’s developments, Dale Howard, spokesperson for Smart Cities Prevail – California’s leading research and education authority on Prevailing Wage issues – issued the following statement.
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Calif. Congressman Cárdenas Attacks Republican House Leadership for Failure to Create 120,000 Jobs

    SAN FERNANDO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) recognized the one year anniversary of...
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Issues Statement on Passage of New Rainy Day Fund Proposal

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), a long-time advocate for government and budgetary reform and the author of ACA...
    Assemblymember Muratsuchi

    Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Releases Statement on Passage of Rainy Day Fund Proposal

    TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) today released the following statement in response to the Legislature unanimously passing Assembly Constitutional Amendment...
    Assemblymember Muratsuchi

    Assemblymember Muratsuchi Disappointed with Toyota’s Announcement to Move HQ from Calif. to Texas

    TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D – Torrance) today released the following statement in response to Toyota's announcement that they are...
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas Applauds Single Republican Vote for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

    WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today applauded Florida Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen for her courageous vote last night...

    Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery says Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Highlights Need for New Addiction Treatment Methods

    PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Addiction experts are speaking out over Philip Seymour Hoffman's probable overdose death as a tragedy that could have been prevented. According to Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery, what most aren't saying is that many traditional recovery methods simply don't work in the long term.
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas Statement On Republican Immigration Reform

    SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) issued a statement, following reports of the House Republican “Standards...
    Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

    Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Responds to Governor's 2014 State of the State

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chair of the Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, released the following statement in...
    Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

    Disappointment with EDD's Lack of Seamless Execution of Programs for Veterans expressed by Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D – Torrance), Chair of the Veterans Affairs Committee, today released the following statement...
    Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

    Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Disappointed with Auditor's Findings of Wasteful Spending at State Veterans Home

    YOUNTVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D – Torrance) today released the following statement in response to the State Auditor’s findings...
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas Statement on the Oct. 1, 2013 Federal Shutdown

    SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In Washington, D.C., hours after Republican inaction caused a partial government shutdown, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando...
    Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

    Calif. Assemblymember Hall Statement on Second HIV Transmission of Adult Film Actor

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement following the announcement today that a...
    Isadore Hall III

    Calif. Assemblymember Hall warns Adult Film Industry that move to lift moratorium on film production without requiring condoms is 'dangerous'

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to the adult film industry’s...
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Cárdenas Statement On 50th Anniversary of March On Washington

    SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today released a statement regarding the 50th anniversary of the March...
    Isadore Hall III

    Calif. Assemblymember Hall Releases Statement on Constitutionality of Requiring Condoms in Adult Films

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to U.S. District Judge Dean...
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Calif. Congressman Cardenas Statement On U.S. Senate Immigration Bill

    SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in Washington, D.C., Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) released a statement following the passage of Comprehensive...
    Senator Alex Padilla

    Calif. Senator Alex Padilla Calls on Congress and President Obama to Act In Response to the Decision on the Voting Rights...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) and President of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO)...
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Calif. Congressman Cardenas Applauds Obama Nominations for Cabinet Posts

    SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the House Committee on...
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Calif. Congressman Cardenas Calls for Solution to Damaging Cuts: Thousands could be harmed by 'sequester' cuts scheduled to begin Friday

    SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With only one legislative day remaining until "sequestration" budget cuts begin taking effect, today called on the U.S....

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