SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On the eve of Easter, this past holiday weekend, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has granted 65 pardons. The individuals granted pardons all completed their sentences and have been released from custody for more than a decade without further criminal activity. Individuals who have been convicted [...]
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PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — VLP Law Group LLP announces the addition of Michael Whitener, who joins as a partner based in Washington, D.C. Whitener brings to VLP considerable experience in technology transactions and data privacy issues.
Retirement crisis expert and author Karl Kim Offers Medi-Cal and Long-term Care Solutions in his New Book
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — According to retirement crisis expert. and author of ‘Don’t Go Broke Paying the Nursing Home’ (ISBN: 978-0988902619), Karl Kim, CFP, CLTC; each year thousands of people are thrust into a ‘care crisis’ when a family member or loved one needs long-term care.
EPIC Insurance is formally launching their Inland Empire Division, under leadership of Managing Principal, Dan Ryan
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced key steps in advancing their business strategy in Southern California’s Inland Empire, following the acquisition of Ontario’s Homeplace Insurance Brokers, Inc. in January.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Performer Moky Huynh announced this week that he will perform a 75-minute solo show – ‘USC Dropout’ – on Wednesday, April 17 at the Elephant Stages’ Lillian Theatre on Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown issued a proclamation declaring Sunday, March 31, 2013 as “Cesar Chávez Day” in the State of California. The text of the proclamation follows. PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA Eighty-six years ago, César Chávez was born near his family farm in Yuma, [...]
Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 29, 2013 to the California Workforce Investment Board
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Roberto Barragan, 52, of North Hills, has been appointed to the California Workforce Investment Board. Barragan has been president of the Valley Economic Development Center since 1999. He was executive director at Community Financial Resource Center from 1993 [...]
Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 28, 2013 including to California State Athletic Commission
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Katherine Aguilar Perez-Estolano, 45, of Pasadena, has been appointed to the California High Speed Rail Authority. Perez-Estolano is an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California School of Policy, Planning and Development and co-founded Estolano LeSar [...]
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs, today was appointed to a new Military Advisory Council by Governor Jerry Brown. “I would like to thank Governor Brown for his vision in establishing the Council and for this appointment,” said Muratsuchi. “I very much appreciate [...]
San Francisco’s First New Fire Station in More Than 40 Years to Meet Safety Needs of Vibrant, Growing Neighborhood
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee cut the ribbon on the new Fire Station One, located at 935 Folsom Street in the South of Market neighborhood, which is the first new San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) fire station in more than 40 years. The new Fire Station One is [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, in an effort to protect and expand the military’s vital role in national security and California’s economy, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has established the Governor’s Military Council and appointed former Congresswoman and Under Secretary of State Ellen Tauscher as chair. “California plays a crucial role in our nation’s [...]
World Savvy Gala 2013 coming to the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco to Celebrate Global Learning Initiatives
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Tickets are now available for the World Savvy Gala 2013 on April 11 at the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
GROW Elect welcomes Josh Valdez, DBA to Board, will help to Ensure California Latino Republican Voices Are Heard
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has accepted an appointment to the Board of GROW Elect, Latino Consultants announced today. GROW Elect is a political organization founded in 2011 for the purpose of electing Latino Republicans to local office in California.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointment: Evan Westrup, 31, of Sacramento, has been appointed press secretary in the Office of the Governor, where he has served as deputy press secretary since Governor Brown took office in 2011. Previously, he served as deputy press secretary on the [...]
Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 27, 2013 to the California State Independent Living Council
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Eli Gelardin, 34, of Benicia, has been appointed to the California State Independent Living Council, where he has served since 2010. Gelardin has been executive director at the Marin Center for Independent Living since 2008. Previously, Gelardin was [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Tuesday issued a proclamation declaring a special election for the 80th Assembly District of the State of California on July 30, 2013. The primary for this special election will be held on May 21, 2013. Text of the Proclamation: SPECIAL ELECTION PROCLAMATION BY [...]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) announced a bill that will aid law enforcement with the effects of prison realignment. He was joined by Torrance Police Chief John J. Neu, Gardena Police Chief Ed Medrano and other local law enforcement representatives. “Prison realignment is the number one public safety concern [...]
Sandra Piller, chart-topping country artist, will appear April 19-21 at The Hollywood Show 2013 in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Featuring in-person appearances of more than five dozen celebrities from classic motion pictures and television, The Hollywood Show has emerged as one of the world’s most celebrated autograph and photo-opportunities for fans, and the upcoming 2013 event will feature country singer, and Shady Hill Records recording artist, Sandra Piller.
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Saturday marked the third anniversary of the day President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-San Fernando Valley) released a statement marking the date: “Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, working families in my community will now have access to health care,” [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Sgt. 1st Class James F. Grissom, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time. [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement regarding the death of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Officer Gilbert Cortez: “Anne and I offer our deep condolences to Officer Cortez’s family, friends and colleagues as they mourn the loss of this dedicated officer. We [...]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Whatever holiday pops up on your calendar, two things are always true: kids are happy about it and the late Ruth Roberts wrote kids’ music to help you celebrate it.
EPIC Insurance has teamed with Liazon Corporation to offer their clients Liazon’s Bright Choices Exchange
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) announced today that its Employee Benefits Practice has launched a strategic partnership offering employers a new way to manage benefit program costs while expanding flexibility, choice and value for their employees.
Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 22, 2013 to the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Jonine Biesman, 44, of Westlake Village, has been appointed to Area Board X of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities. Biesman has been a board certified pediatric neuropsychologist in private practice since 2001. Biesman was a consultant [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) introduced his inaugural piece of legislation in the United States House of Representatives. The bill, H.Res. 132, is a Congressional resolution honoring the life and activities of Cesár Chávez, the laborer and organizer who organized migrant and farm laborers in the [...]
TV star and dancer Sophia Lucia from ‘Dance Moms’ to attempt to Break the Guinness World Record of 36 Consecutive Pirouettes
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — 10-year-old dance prodigy and featured performer on the hit TV series on Lifetime, ‘Dance Moms,’ Sophia Lucia, will attempt to break the Guinness World Record of ’36 Consecutive Pirouettes’ on March 30, 2013 in her home town of San Diego. The event will take place at San Diego Dance Centre, where Sophia started dancing at the young age of 2.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Maple Youth Ballet honored Donalyn Kling, one of its most dedicated patrons at the second annual Diamonds and Dance Gala on Saturday, March 9 at Black, Starr and Frost in Newport Beach. ‘Donalyn, without you we would not have been able to do so many of the things we have accomplished this year,’ said Charles Maple, co-founder of the Maple Conservatory.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed a tribal-state compact between the State of California and the Wiyot Indians. The Tribe has agreed to forgo opening a gambling casino on its lands, which are adjacent to the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge. In exchange, the Tribe will receive up [...]
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-San Fernando Valley), member of the House Committee on the Budget, released a statement following his vote against the Republican budget, authored by committee Chair Paul Ryan. “Today, the House approved a budget that will once again devastate the middle class, [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today on Wednesday announced the following appointment: Nancy C. Miller, 60, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the California Citizens Compensation Commission. Miller has been president and shareholder of Miller & Owen since 1992, where she was principal and shareholder from 1983 to 1991 [...]
EPIC Insurance, California’s Fastest Growing Insurance Broker, Moves into Larger Fresno Offices to Meet Growing Local Demand
FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — First opening the doors of a Fresno office in July of 2012, California’s fastest growing insurance brokerage is already expanding to meet local demand. Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage that started with just two principals, has since added four more brokers specializing in property and casualty and employee benefits, as well as claims advocacy, account management and client service positions.
LendingQB Webinar will explore Loan Origination System implementation failures and how lenders can avoid them
COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination SaaS, announced that it will be holding a free webinar on why lenders struggle to successfully implement new loan origination technology systems (LOS). The webinar will be held on March 27, 2013, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.
Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 20, 2013 including California Workforce Investment Board and State 9-1-1 Advisory Board
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Amanda Wallace, 41, of Oakland, has been appointed assistant director for workforce innovation at the California Workforce Investment Board. Wallace has been a consultant at Amy Wallace Consulting since 2012. She was deputy director of workforce development at [...]
DAX to launch version 4.0 of cloud-based digital media asset platform for film and TV industry at NAB 2013
CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, DAX, LLC (formerly Sample Digital), the leading provider of cloud workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content, has announced it is launching the latest version of its platform at NAB 2013 in Las Vegas, April 8.
San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Member Audrey Mathews Honored with ASPA Lifetime Achievement Award
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Audrey Mathews, San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Member, has received the American Society for Public Administration’s Elmer B. Staats Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Public Service. The award ceremony was held on March 19, at the Hilton New Orleans Hotel during ASPA’s Annual Conference.
San Diego’s Bank of Southern California announced that they have acquired branch building from the FDIC
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, after more than two years of leasing their La Quinta office, Bank of Southern California announced that they have acquired the space permanently from the FDIC. At the end of 2010, Bank of Southern California began leasing the space, as well as another location in Palm Springs, when it acquired the two branch offices from Palm Desert National Bank.
EnviroIngenuity partners with Garden Supply Inc to promote hydroponic vertical farming systems throughout Western U.S.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, EnviroIngenuity announced a partnership with Garden Supply, Inc., to represent and promote hydroponic vertical farming systems throughout the Western U.S. Garden Supply designs and manufactures stacking pots for vertical growing systems.
Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 15, 2013 including the State Historical Resources Commission
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Deborah Harper, 48, of Roseville, has been appointed deputy secretary of administrative services at the California Department of Veterans Affairs. Harper has been chief of the Customer Service and Publishing Division at the California State Board of Equalization [...]
Latest ‘Books to Bookmark’ List of 10 Interesting New Book Titles from 2013 Announced by Publishers Newswire
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list. This is a round-up of 10 new and recent books from Q4/2012 and Q1/2013 which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, or ‘big name’ writers.
SF Mayor Lee Announces Full Funding for GoSolarSF Program: Two Million Dollars for Solar for Fiscal Year 2013-2014
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that the City’s successful solar initiative, GoSolarSF, will receive an additional $2 million in funding for the fiscal year 2013-2014. The additional allocation will increase the total funds available for GoSolarSF financial incentives starting July 1, 2013 to $4 million. GoSolarSF [...]
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