SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — At the April 27 Y4 Youth Resource Event hosted by the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board, Candice Fedrick took the stage to tell her story. Y4 stands for ‘Why Youth? Why wait? Why now? Why not? Because the next generation is already here!’ It is an event for at-risk youth to celebrate launching careers and advancing their education.
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Students learn about career opportunities at Y4 Youth Resource Event hosted by San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to help prevent child abuse in our schools and more closely monitor those accused of the crime passed a key legislative hurdle yesterday, clearing the Assembly Education Committee by a vote of 6-0, with 1 abstention. The bill, AB 349, requires the [...]
Excellence in Human Capital Management: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center named a ‘Healthiest Employer’ for 2013 by Sacramento Business Journal
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — For 2013, Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage has been recognized by the Sacramento Business Journal as a ‘Healthiest Employer.’ EPIC is one of just 23 Sacramento area companies to be honored with this designation.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Moving to help California businesses get started and hire more quickly, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday signed AB 113 (Assembly Budget Committee), which directs additional funds to the Secretary of State’s Office to accelerate the state’s business filing process and eliminate a massive backlog of filings. “The sooner [...]
Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for May 1, 2013 including Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Sid Voorakkara, 42, of San Diego, has been appointed senior business development specialist at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Voorakkara has been a partner at Ten Page Memo LLC since 2012. Voorakkara was statewide [...]
Ventura County Credit Union Doubles its Volume in Just 12 Months with LendingQB Loan Origination Software
COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — LendingQB, a provider of loan origination software, announced that since implementing its end-to-end loan origination system, California-based Ventura County Credit Union has been able to effectively manage rapid growth, maximize productivity across operations, cut originations costs and ensure excellence in member service.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, legislation to protect the privacy rights of Californians passed out of the Assembly Committee on Local Government overwhelmingly on a bipartisan vote. AB 1327, jointly authored by Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) and Assemblyman Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) protects the privacy rights of Californians by establishing restrictions on governmental and private [...]
California Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Protect Genetic Privacy – no unauthorized DNA testing
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday approved SB 222 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The bill would establish the California Genetic Information Privacy Act, which would prohibit the unauthorized collection, analysis, transfer or storage of an individual’s genetic information. The bill now goes to the Senate Appropriations Committee for consideration. “Presently [...]
BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The region’s most fabulous automobiles will cruise into Downtown Burbank for the 2nd annual Car Classic featuring restored and pre-1974 vehicles, exotics, hot rods and bikes on San Fernando Boulevard between Magnolia Boulevard and Angeleno Avenue, Saturday, July 27 from 3:00 to 9:00 pm. The Downtown Burbank Car Classic is [...]
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s Bill to protect Small Businesses Clears Assembly Judiciary Committee
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s legislation to protect small businesses from meritless lawsuits took a huge step forward yesterday by clearing its final policy hurdle, the Assembly Judiciary committee, by a unanimous, bipartisan vote of 10-0. The bill, AB 227, would allow small-business owners who receive notice of a technical-signage violation of [...]
Integrated Comfort, Inc. has completed DualCool installations on 12 more Walmart stores in Northern and Central California
VACAVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Integrated Comfort, Inc. has completed DualCool installations on 12 more Walmart Stores (NYSE: WMT) in Northern and Central California. DualCool is a retrofittable system that significantly improves the efficiency of rooftop cooling units (RTU’s) in dry climates.
Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for April 30, 2013 including the California Commission on Emergency Medical Services
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Linda Broyles, 57, of Coronado, has been appointed to the California Commission on Emergency Medical Services. Broyles has been continuous quality improvement coordinator at the Regional Cooperative Care Program since 2006 and clinical coordinator at American Medical Response [...]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, AC Talent Agency and Next Model Management announced they have formed a strategic partnership. Anna Chudoba Womack, founder of AC Talent, will be in charge of theatrical and commercial bookings for SAG/AFTRA projects for Next.
San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Appoints New Leadership for Economic Development in California
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County announced the induction of Tony Myrell, Jon Novack, and Dr. William Sterling as chairman, vice chairman, and treasurer of the board respectively. The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is a public-private volunteer board that oversees the use of federal dollars to train the local workforce to support local employers.
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of web-based default management technology solutions, announced that is has been recognized as a Top 50 Servicer Provider by Mortgage Technology magazine for the third consecutive year.
Representatives of the National Foundation for Military Family Support and Hollywood Filmmakers welcomed in DC by Dignitaries
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Congressional and Political dignitaries welcomed members of the National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS), as well as members of the motion picture ‘American Identity,’ to Washington D.C. to be recognized through special events, including receiving Congressional Commendations.
EnviroIngenuity launches resource-efficient hydroponic tower systems providing fast growing, highly nutritious produce
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EnviroIngenuity today announced its offering of hydroponic vertical gardens for use at home. The beautiful stackable garden systems make it easy to grow delicious, nutritious, non-toxic food at home using limited space and reducing use of natural resources. These resource-efficient hydroponic tower systems for nutritious produce are available at Laguna Gardens Nursery.
Edgewood Partners Insurance Center again honored as one of the ‘Best Places to Work in the Bay Area’ for sixth year
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has again been recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work in the Bay Area.’ For 2013, San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal presented the award jointly.
Food Finders, Inc. Celebrates 100 Million Pounds of Food Rescued for the Food Insecure in Southern California
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Since 1989, when Food Finders, Inc. officially started rescuing food to donate to needy agencies and shelters who feed the hungry, the nonprofit has collected and redistributed 100 million pounds of food. This tremendous milestone was reached this month, coinciding with its 24 year anniversary.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — This week, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) signed on as an original co-sponsor to the bipartisan Veterans Mental Health Accessibility Act, which is intended to allow veterans better access to mental health care. Currently, veterans face a five-year window in which they must seek treatment for mental illnesses [...]
SAN CARLOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California businesses cannot claim their products are ‘Made in the USA’ unless 100 percent of the components are manufactured in the country. The federal standard is 75 percent, which places an unfair disadvantage on California firms because there are some products that have components which are not available in the United States. Bulldog Lighting – a Calif.-based firm founded by teenage entrepreneur Dylan Sievers – is spearheading and promoting the passage of legislation that would make the 75 percent federal standard applicable in California.
The Compliance Group President Annemaria Allen named to California Mortgage Bankers Association Board of Directors
SAN MARCOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, The Compliance Group, Inc., a leading mortgage compliance services provider, has announced that the California Mortgage Bankers Association recently named its CEO and president Annemaria Allen a director.
LendingQB, a loan origination software firm, designated to Mortgage Technology’s ‘Top 50 Service Provider’ list for the first time
COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that it has been designated to Mortgage Technology magazine’s Top 50 Service provider list for the first time. The company attributes the value that its new loan origination system (LOS) is delivering to lending organizations as a key reason it made this year’s Top 50 list.
California Bill to Require Condoms in Adult Films Approved by Assembly Labor and Employment Committee
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, legislation by Assemblymember Isasdore Hall, III (D – Compton) to require frequent testing for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) and condom use in all adult films made in California, has cleared the state Assembly’s Labor and Employment Committee with a bipartisan five (5) to zero (0) vote; with Republican Assemblymember [...]
SIGNAL HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Food Finders announced today that it is kicking off its 3rd Annual ‘Summer To End Hunger’ Food Drive, starting May 1st. The food drive will run through the entire month of May, and food that Food Finders collects during the May 11 Stamp Out Hunger postal drive will contribute to the Summer drive effort.
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Interthinx, a Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) subsidiary, and a leading provider of comprehensive risk mitigation solutions for the financial services industry, has released its annual Mortgage Fraud Risk Report, a report covering data and trends based on analysis of loan applications processed in 2012 by the Interthinx FraudGUARD(R) system.
Calif. School Superintendents and Governor Brown Call for Action on Plan to Improve School Funding System
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. joined 20 local school superintendents from across California to call for action on his plan to direct additional resources to the state’s neediest students and restore local control over how money is spent in schools. “This is not an ordinary legislative measure, this [...]
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In the wake of several horrible incidents of violence by young people perpetrated throughout the United States, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) will hold a Congressional Forum Sat. April 27, to discuss community-based solutions for improving school safety in Los Angeles and nationwide. The Congressional Forum will [...]
Bill to End California State Worker ‘Moonlighting’ Passes Legislative Policy Committee with Bi-Partisan Support
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo), Vice-Chairman of the Assembly Budget committee, announced his bill, Assembly Bill 208, which will prohibit state employees from receiving a full-time state salary while also concurrently accepting hourly employment positions within the same department for the same work, passed Assembly Committee on Public Employees [...]
MoneyWise Teen Contest award-winning California students produce videos illustrating key economic and financial principles
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) announced today that the four-student team from San Rafael High School, in San Rafael California, led by instructor Abigail Shapiro, won first place in the 2013 MoneyWise Teen Contest. The winning team included students Rebecca Brown, Frances Casey, Natasha Sharp and Roslyn Yeager.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following proclamation, declaring a day of remembrance on April 24, 2013, of the Armenian Genocide. Text follows: PROCLAMATION Between 1915 and 1923, Armenians were subjected to torture, starvation, mass murder and exile from their historic homeland. 1.5 million lost their lives. [...]
Fraud Doesn’t Work Here: McDonald’s Employee to Be Prosecuted for Five Counts of Alleged Felony Fraud
SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced another success in their ‘Fraud Doesn’t Work Here’ campaign in partnership with the California McDonald’s Preferred Operator Group (POG).
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Senate Natural Resources Committee today approved SB 135 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The vote was 9–0. The bill would require the development of a comprehensive statewide earthquake early warning system in California. The measure now goes to the Senate Appropriations Committee for consideration. About 90% of the [...]
CandyLipz LLC announces formal launch of the Xtreme Lip-Shaper System to achieve more luscious and fuller lips
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — CandyLipz LLC today announced a new product, the Xtreme Lip-Shaper(R) System, that allows users to naturally control the appearance and size of their lips. It’s no longer necessary to experience expensive and invasive injections to achieve more luscious and fuller lips.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Compliance Group, Inc., a leading mortgage compliance services provider, has hired sales veteran Nicole Delzer as national sales director. Delzer’s responsibilities will include new business development, as well as managing the national sales pipeline and internal sales team.
CULVER CITY. Calif. /California Newswire/ — DAX, LLC, the Los Angeles-based provider of cloud production workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content, has been awarded the StudioDaily Prime Award for ‘Ease of Use.’
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined the Board of Supervisors and City Officials to mark the 107th anniversary of the 1906 Great Earthquake and Fire at the yearly commemoration at Lotta’s Fountain in downtown San Francisco, and signed into law the Mandatory Seismic Retrofit Program for Soft Story [...]
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) and U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) sent a letter to Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, calling on the Senate to recognize the critical importance of juvenile mental health in preventing violence, including [...]
Food Finders Inc. receives 2013 JL Simmons NonProfit PR Grant which will Assist Charity to Better Serve the ‘Food Insecure’ in California
SIGNAL HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Food Finders, Inc. is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope’s 2013 J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope will assist with Food Finders’ mission to redistribute food donated by the regional hospitality industry and local grocers to feed those who are food insecure.
‘Merging Harmonies’ featuring Gizella Nyquist, Pamela Lagoni and David Nelson Opens at the Calumet Gallery in Santa Ana
SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ‘This is an exceptional exhibit, one that offers deeply personal work from photographers launching new themes,’ noted Bob Killen, the fine art program leader for Calumet University, the education and events division of Calumet Photographic which hosts the Calumet Gallery.
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