California NEWS INDEX

California NEWS INDEX
California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The founders of web startup Echo Site are big believers in the potential for Amazon's Artificial Intelligence device, the Echo(TM). 'We think Amazon and third party developers have only scratched the surface in terms of what's possible for this technology,' says Wolfram Ruisdael, one of the venture's directors.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Author-filmmaker-musician John Scott G is creating the world's first omnibus novel. Interweaving nine novels, dozens of short stories, numerous comedy routines, and a great deal of political satire, 'Area Code 666' is being serialized on Ga-Ga.com, the new online magazine of the arts (in BETA).
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring February 2016, as "Black History Month" in...
Calif Gov Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Raymond Madden, 50, of Imperial, has...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), chairman of the influential Utilities and Commerce Committee, announced a constitutional amendment...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) issued the following statement today in reference to a letter addressed to...

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Better Life Technologies Group is pleased to announce that it has selected Fallbrook Engineering in Escondido, Calif. to work on the prototyping of its patent-pending, non-invasive wireless-wearable, Glucose Diagnostic Sensor (GDS), US Patent Pending # 14/933985. Non-invasive wireless wearable Glucose Diagnostic Sensor to provide unique solution for diabetes monitoring.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Renee Crow has joined the firm as Vice President and West Region Hospitality Practice Leader.

ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mr. Cabinet Care of Anaheim has won 'Best Of Houzz' in Customer Service by Houzz(R), the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 29-year-old kitchen remodeling company was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Protector Holdings, LLC, a joint venture of EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) and Dowling Capital Partners, announced today that Rick Genest has joined Premier Insurance Services as the company's President. Premier Insurance Services, acquired by Protector Holdings in 2013, targets the growing Hispanic Community in California and the West.
Stop Wage Theft Campaign

MEDIA ADVISORY: BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Smart Cities Prevail, a leading construction industry research and advocacy organization, will launch a new campaign to combat construction industry wage theft at 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 26th at Berkeley City Hall.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The need for a decent auto repair in Los Angeles is at high demand considering the number of vehicle registrations within the last 5 years (29.7 million according to LA Almanac). One would notice that the majority of the shops are pretty much the same, unless they run into Pristine Automotive Center Inc, an auto body repair shop of Silver Lake in Los Angeles.
Gov Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Warning of the next inevitable recession and the "zigzag of spend-cut-spend" budgeting, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Charlene Taylor, 63, of Elk...

COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Former Mississippi State star Renardo Sidney was the first player taken in the inaugural California Basketball Association's draft Sunday January 10, 2016. In all, 48 players were selected by six different CBA men's teams over eight rounds to play in the new professional basketball league. Free Agent tryouts are Saturday January 23, 2016 at 5 p.m. at the USESS Center in Compton, Calif.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Integrated Comfort, Inc. (ICI) has expanded. In June 2015, ICI moved from Vacaville, Calif. to a larger office and production facility in West Sacramento, Calif. ICI also opened a facility in Phoenix, Arizona to provide manufacturing and logistical support in one of our higher concentration areas for DualCool installations.

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Clarence Bates has joined the firm as a Principal in the Employee Benefits Practice.
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) announced a legislative package for 2016 designed to reduce...

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tom Del Beccaro, former Chairman of the California Republican Party and U.S. Senate candidate, today announced Dr. Arthur Laffer's endorsement of Del Beccaro's nationwide and California flat tax.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a national retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Sacramento native Cameron Rappleye has joined the firm as a property and casualty insurance broker/producer.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) released the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision to hear...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced a package of reforms that will make parking policy more fair...

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- KING OF THA HILLS (K.O.T.H.) makes music business history with the release of their new hit single called 'Aktive' which is now available on music outlets and is produced by multi-platinum producer Zaytoven (Xavior Dotson).

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sixteen Philippine companies are participating in this year's Winter Fancy Food Show (WFFS) slated at the Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, January 17-19, the Philippine Trade and Investment Center Silicon Valley announced today. Each with an advocacy at the heart of its business, these companies bring with them narratives of the people, places, and practices incidental and instrumental to their production.

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope today announced an extension to the 2016 annual PR Grants program application deadline, for U.S.-based 501(c)3 charities, to February 15. Launched in 2000, the Non-Profit PR Grant was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential halo sponsors and donors.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) was joined today by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and members of the...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto announced a comprehensive solution to the challenges that drones pose, The Drone Registration/Omnibus Negligence-prevention Enactment...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) introduced AB 1657, which dedicates state Cap-and-Trade revenues to...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The use of “Teacher Jail” by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) was the focus of an...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

PORTER RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Members of the local media are invited to attend hearing by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) Utilities and...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Nick Cobb's first comedy CD, 'Too Broke For Therapy' to be released January 15, 2016. Uproar Entertainment is committed to recording and promoting today's most talented comedians.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A&I, the fine art photographic printing and services company, will present the work of award-winning photojournalist Tish Lampert at its booth #816 at PhotoLA. The exhibit is part of Lampert's 15-year series on the landmark protests of our times. Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the UN, will dedicate the exhibition in a special event highlighting his world peace initiative.
Thornton Cline

ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bestselling author and award-winning songwriter, Thornton Cline will bring his latest published children's book, 'The Amazing Magical Musical Plants' (ISBN: 978-1574243253) to Anaheim, Calif., for a free multimedia book event tour of the Anaheim Public Libraries on January 19-24, 2016.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ascende, Inc., a premier human capital and employee benefits consulting firm, and EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that they have joined forces.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), announced today that FINRA has approved a change in the Company's stock symbol. As of Monday, December 21, 2015 the new trading symbol for Bank of Southern California is BCAL. The former symbol, FBBN is no longer valid.
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Meredith McKenzie, 44, of Los Gatos, has...
Calif Gov Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced a wide variety of new appointments for the first...
Gov Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Given the prolonged and continuing duration of the Aliso Canyon gas leak and at the request of residents and...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Carolwood Equities, a privately-held, fully-integrated real estate investment company, just closed a deal for an impressive return and the firm's founders, Andrew Shanfeld and Adam Rubin, partners, say it's just the beginning.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) introduced legislation that would allow parents to protect their child and family from identity theft. AB 1580 allows a parent to freeze their child's credit with the three credit bureaus, preventing identity thieves from opening fraudulent credit accounts and ruining their credit at an early age.