California NEWS INDEX

California NEWS INDEX
California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories
Save the Drop

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti launched a major, citywide water conservation outreach campaign – "Save the...
We Care LA campaign march

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As L.A. County home care providers struggle to make ends meet, thousands of caregivers and supporters marched and...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Public Safety Committee today approved SB 212 authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a unanimous,...
Smart Cities Prevail

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Prevailing Wage policies add 17,500 jobs and $1.4 billion in output across California's economy, according to a new study released today by Smart Cities Prevail – a leading construction industry education and research organization.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Christopher R. Mitchell has joined the firm as senior vice president of sales in the firm's Northern California Bay Area Property and Casualty Insurance Division.
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay), Vice Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus today released...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On April 10, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: first, Barry Steinhart, 57, of Plumas...
Californians for Retirement Security

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, more than 100 firefighters, teachers, police officers, school employees and other public servants protested an expected November...

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent lending cooperative serving small and mid-sized mortgage lenders and community-based lending institutions, has deepened its senior executive team with the addition of two new hires, announced the Collaborative's Chairman, John Robbins, CMB.
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Health Committee this week approved SB 476 authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on a unanimous...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) welcomed a new group of Valley Veterans who will...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) legislation to create a “Revocable Transfer on Death (TOD) Deed” in California, allowing a...

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and CEO of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced the development of SummerPlace at Correll Palms, an assisted living and memory care facility to be located in Titusville, Fla., across the Indian River from the Kennedy Space Center.
Debra Still

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent lending cooperative serving small and mid-sized mortgage lenders and community-based lending institutions, has implemented several changes to its Board of Directors and executive management team, announced the Collaborative's current Chairman, John Robbins, CMB.

MONROVIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Monrovia High Robotics Program announced today that the ten Monrovia High School students of the 'Kings and Queens' robotics team and their purple robot 'Sir Lancelot' qualified to advance to the 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships for a second year in a row as a result of their excellent performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held in Oakland March 26-28.

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 Joel Dulmage has joined the company in the capacity of regional sales director. Mr. Dulmage will be responsible for new business development and client service management in the Midwest territory.

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been working for over six months planning an event that raised nearly $30,000 to support The Joyful Child Foundation's efforts to bring their personal safety training to children in the Inland Empire, California.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based ReverseVision, Inc., the leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, has added a new Operations Team to their growing company. This team will be focused exclusively on product operations, system monitoring, capacity planning, backup, recovery, hosting management and product release.

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Veros Real Estate Solutions, an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, reports that the residential market is gaining momentum with a greater percentage of markets expected to increase in value over the next 12 months, moving upwards to 86% from last quarter's 82 percent.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Following the lowest snowpack ever recorded and with no end to the drought in sight, Calif. Governor Edmund G....

LA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- April 2 is National Ferret Day in the USA and California ferret lovers are using the occasion to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Tired of working and waiting for ferret legalization, which never comes despite thirty years of efforts - LegalizeFerrets.org is planning a ballot initiative to free our domestic ferrets from unnecessary and unfair regulation.

SALINAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based Lost Spirits LLC today announced it has built a new type of chemical reactor capable of making aged spirits with a near identical chemical signature to 20 year old barrel aged products. The new reactors are compact, portable, and will be deployed to 5 distilleries in a beta-test this summer.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Margaret Galabe, author, award-winning humanitarian, philanthropist, and founder of Student International Development Engagement (SIDE), a program in which students travel abroad to enrich their global experience, contribute to development issues, shares her experiences as a member of the team that brought this pilot project to fruition in this meaningful, heartfelt, and insightful, illustrated book.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Protector Holdings, a joint venture of Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) and Dowling Capital Partners, today announced the acquisition of Oasis South Insurance Services. With 8 locations across California's San Diego County, Oasis South specializes in providing insurance services to Hispanic consumers.

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Art-In-Relation, in conjunction with the Long Beach Scottish Rite, will present 'Forever Plaid' the musical, about a 1950's quartet of high-school chums who return from the afterlife for one final chance at musical glory. Show dates are April 24-26, May 3, May 9 and 10, 2015.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International today announced it has launched CivicConnect(TM) Project Audience on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering and enabling arts and cultural organizations and businesses operating in the public sector to connect and provide rich services and cultural experiences to citizens through a variety of digital channels.

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and CEO of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, today announced the acquisition of ZGlobal Southern California EB-5 Investment Regional Center.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- M4VGear Inc. this month released version 5.1.0 of M4VGear DRM Media Converter for Windows to add support of iTunes 12.1. Until now, M4VGear is the only DRM Media Converter Software in the market that runs iTunes M4V conversion smoothly under all iTunes versions.
Anthony Rendon

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today instructed Legislative Counsel to draft a proposal to counter “The Sodomite Suppression Act,”...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In Washington, D.C. today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the House Subcommittee on Commerce,...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A groundbreaking bill to develop green space and recreational areas for underserved communities while helping the state achieve its...

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 5 Bars(TM) a leader in wireless technology solutions, announced the appointment of Monnie McGaffigan as Senior VP of Business Development. 5 Bars is a premier neutral host provider of indoor/outdoor distributed antenna systems, small cells and Wi-Fi(R) networks. The 5 Bars team designs, builds, operates and maintains wireless systems and has designed and developed over 500 wireless projects nationwide.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based online retailer SensibleHerbs announced its launch at Natural Products Expo West fulfilling increased demand for discount herbs and supplements nation-wide. Starting with a fresh clean design and discount pricing up to 35 percent off SRP, SensibleHerbs.com is a positive entry into the natural products marketplace online.

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ArteQuesta, a California-based fine art investment company, today announced the acceptance of Bitcoin as a method of payment for the purchase of artworks. Without excluding the typical form of monetary exchange, ArteQuesta is the first and only organization in the art investment world to accept Bitcoin.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- John Waguespack, a San Francisco based artist, unveils a new chapter in his creative evolution in 'Channeling the Dionysian,' a solo exhibition at Rocha Art. In his first solo exhibition in over a year, Waguespack's work is inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche's dramatic theory of the 'Dionysian' and 'Apollonian' modes of the human mind.

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With 2145 cases of active TB in 2014, California alone has 23 percent of the nation's TB cases. However, this represents only a small fraction of the estimated 2.5 million Californians infected with TB. The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) released a Universal Adult TB Risk Assessment today to support efforts to find those infected with TB.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Family Review Center honors D.L. Carroll, author of the 'Sir Licksalot' children's book series, with the 2015 Star Award. The Star Award is to recognize outstanding companies and business owners. An interview with Carroll is published in the 2015 Awards Edition of the Family Review Center's Magazine.

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, LLC, in Calif., announces a company-wide effort to increase scrutiny of potential investors it recruits for EB-5-funded projects.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, Inc., the leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, announced it has been included in the 2015 edition of HousingWire's HW TECH100 list.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, David Long, 49, of Tehachapi, has...