California NEWS INDEX

    California NEWS INDEX
    California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions, in partnership with the Philippine Trade and Investment Centers in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, is gearing up for the Philippine participation at the 2015 Winter Fancy Food Show on January 11-13, 2015.
    Calif. Senator Mendoza

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newsiwre/ -- Today, California State Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Labor and Industrial Relations Committee, announced his appointment by...
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblyman Mike Gatto, a former constitutional lawyer, today introduced AB 84, which would allow DNA testing to resume in...

    COMMERCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The FootMate(R) System by Gordon Brush has acquired a powerful partner. The American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine ('ACFAOM') has endorsed the FootMate System. It is a complete foot care system for cleaning, soothing, stimulating, and massaging feet in the shower.
    Calif. Senator Mendoza

    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...
    Governor Brown Sworn In

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. took the oath of office as Governor of California and delivered his...
    Calif Gov Brown

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Felicia Marcus, 58, of Emeryville, has...

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aimee Sapp, Kelly Chapple, Heather Perdue and Mark McInnis have all joined Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner, Wilson Long and Andy D'Entremont as part of EPIC's Birmingham, Alabama-based National Energy Construction Practice.

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004, today announced its latest semi-annual 'Books to Bookmark' list of new titles 'worth a look' that most have probably not heard of. This list contains 19 new books published in 2014 which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishers, or 'big name' authors.

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show 'Hoarders, Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at the TICA Cat Show January 2-4, 2015 in Sacramento, Calif. This year's show is called 'Mardi Gras Madness' and is presented by Jazzy Cats.

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie Inc., an international innovative Apple related software developer, today announces the update of its two widely-praised products PhoneTrans and PodTrans; the world-first free iPhone content and iPod music management software on Mac and Windows computers, which also breaks the rule of no way to transfer iPhone, iPod music back to computer.

    OCEANSIDE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an ongoing effort to continually provide a unique jewelry shopping experience centered on consumer education, Master Jeweler Chad Elliott and the certified gemologist staff at Oceanside Jewelers are pleased to announce the release of their upgraded mobile-responsive website.

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corporation today announced that it will be showcasing its two newest low cost, high quality OEM fingerprint sensors, the ultra-compact U20 and the serial interface SDA04PX, at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
    California vs. Big Plastic

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Supporters of the state's plastic bag ban, collectively calling themselves "California vs. Big Plastic," today filed a complaint with...
    Congressman Tony Mendoza

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti administered the community oath of office to Senator Tony Mendoza on Saturday at...

    TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope is proud to announce the recipients for 2014 of its annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-related marketing support to the selected worthy causes over the next year to raise awareness around each organization's programs and accomplishments.
    L.A. Mayor Garcetti

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to administer community oath of office to Senator Tony Mendoza at the Norwalk...
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas will now be Los Angeles’ voice on the most powerful committee in the...

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney have joined the firm in San Francisco. All will assume leadership roles in EPIC's rapidly growing Employer Services Platform (ESP).

    OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) announces, effective Jan. 1, 2015, Pre-K and K-12 public, private and parochial school employees, volunteers (with frequent and prolonged student contact) and contractors are required to get a tuberculosis (TB) test only when TB risk factors are identified.

    TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., a premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Doc-Tech Corporation, dba Document Express, a boutique document preparation company known for its exceptional customer service. The acquisition comes on the heels of DocMagic completing the purchase of award-winning eSignSystems in October.

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galorath, Inc., creator of SEER(R) project estimation software, is excited to announce that it has awarded its 2014 Estimator of the Year honor to Dr. Ricardo Valerdi, professor at the University of Arizona.

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Professionals Guild announced today it is producing a Sacramento New Year's Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Couples are also welcome. The gathering begins at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 31, 2014. The Live bands for dancing are Nunchuck Taylor and the Groove Thang Band. Keyboard soloist Kevin Kooyumjian and DJ Ron Davis will also be performing in separate regions of the hotel.

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corporation is very pleased to announce the release of the new Hamster Pro Duo/CL, a product that combines a contactless smart card reader with an optical fingerprint reader that is FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified. The Hamster Pro DUO/CL was designed for projects such as National ID programs that require a contactless smart card to store a fingerprint template. The Hamster Pro Duo/CL features SecuGen's U20 USB fingerprint sensor that is FBI Certified and captures very high quality images.

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- We are all looking to operate as lean as possible and many employers turn to 1099 employees to reduce tax and insurance burden, says Jamie Reid, CEO of AccuSure. But a big question remains: if they file a work comp claim, would it be covered? Can the insurance company charge premium on a work comp audit? These are important for employers to know.
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The odds of California realizing revenue by legalizing online poker are likely improving, after the introduction of legislation by...
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) announced his continued his fight for hit-and-run victims in California, yesterday reintroducing legislation...

    FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of mortgage servicing software, today announced that it rolled out a website to help address President Obama's New Executive Actions to assist service members, veterans and their families.
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A key reform was introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) today – AB 10, which would increase financial-disclosure requirements...

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #20 among the nation's 'top large group employee benefits consultants' by Employee Benefit Advisor.

    VALLEJO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A different kind of Christmas! The City of Vallejo, California celebrates the Mad Hatter Holiday Festival throughout the city combining a parade, tree lighting, festival, boat parade, museum exhibit, grand homes tour, city hall exhibit and free bus service to and from the festival throughout the city.

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild today announced it is producing its latest 2014 New Year's Eve Party at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara with Live Band, DJ, Two Free Drinks, and Champagne Toast. Singles and Couples are welcome. The festivities start at 8:30 p.m.

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants today announced it has acquired Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc., a specialty insurance broker and risk management consultant based in Atlanta, with locations in St. Louis, and Tampa. The firm will now operate as 'Greyling Insurance Brokerage - a Division of EPIC.'

    MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leading fine art investment company ArteQuesta today announced that urban artist, Evan Skrederstu, has produced an exclusive collection of 12 art prints entitled 'Titanus' for ArteQuesta clients. The prints feature a unique subject matter that Skrederstu has become famous for: painted bugs.

    ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. Team AMVETS' mission is to serve the veterans of our great nation, and to enhance the mental, physical and social well-being of all veterans.

    SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AccuSure today announced the launch of its revolutionary business at DEMO Fall 2014, world-renowned for launching the most innovative companies in mobile, cloud computing, consumer, and social media technologies. (DEMO Booth: B24.)
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in response to a vote being taken Thursday by the University of California (UC) Board of...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 500 people are expected to attend the annual award luncheon Saturday, November 22, to recognize winners of the 'Women of Excellence, Lifetime Achievement and Business of the Year Awards' presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW).

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group CEO, Gregory G. Curtin, Ph.D. attended the World Economic Forum Summit on the Global Agenda held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Nov. 9 - 12 and as a member of The Future of Government Council was among the winners of the 'Vision Award' for the Future of Government Smart Toolbox, a report published in June 2014 that addresses the ways technology can help governments improve services, security, transparency and innovation.
    Isadore Hall III

    COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles), Progress California, Major League Baseball’s Urban Youth Academy, the Los...