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Calif. Senator Padilla’s Legislation Targets Mislabeled Seafood with Senate Bill 1138

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Senator Alex Padilla held a press conference at Taylor’s Market in Sacramento to announce Senate Bill 1138 which addresses the growing problem of seafood mislabeling and its effects on public health, consumer choice, and sustainable fishing practices. Joining Senator Padilla was Danny Johnson from Taylor’s Market who conducted […]

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Prime Focus Technologies Completes Acquisition of DAX LLC and its patented technology including Primetime Emmy award-winning Digital Dailies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology subsidiary of Prime Focus (BSE:532748), today announced that it has completed the acquisition of DAX, a leading provider of cloud-based production workflow and media asset management applications to the entertainment industry.

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Calif. Congressman Cardenas, Two Senators Introduce At-Risk Youth Medicaid Protection Act Of 2014

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) joined U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) today, announcing the introduction of the At-Risk Youth Medicaid Protection Act of 2014. This legislation ensures that youths who spend time in the juvenile justice system receive the health […]

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AMVETS Recognizes Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi as a 2013 California Legislator of the Year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On April 2, 2014, during their Annual Capitol Legislative Day, AMVETS recognized Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D – Torrance) as a 2013 California Legislator of the Year. Every year, AMVETS honors legislators who have gone the extra mile to support California’s veterans, service members and their families. Per a press release sent […]

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BIA Southern California Remodelers Council (SCRC) and staff has added additional courses this year due to overwhelming demand

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The BIA Southern California Remodelers Council (SCRC) and staff has added additional courses for 2014 due to overwhelming demand. These courses are designed to meet the new criteria that is set to take place in the remodeling and building industry.

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DAX iDailies service for iPhone app now available for TV and Feature content producers

CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — DAX LLC, the leading provider of production workflow applications, together with Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), is introducing DAX|Mobile with iDailies, a subscription service exclusively for Apple’s iPhone. The new iPhone app joins the iPad app in the iTunes App Store as an innovative collaboration workflow tool for professional TV/movie production, post-production, marketing and creative executives.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for April 2, 2014 including to Porterville Developmental Center Advisory Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Joan Grant, 79, of Anaheim, has been appointed to the Porterville Developmental Center Advisory Board, where she has served since 2003. Grant was a housing inspector for the Orange County Housing Authority from 1979 to 1998, a school […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for April 1, 2014 including to California Advisory Commission on Special Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Matt Navo, 43, of Sanger, has been appointed to the California Advisory Commission on Special Education. Navo has been superintendent for the Sanger Unified School District since 2013, where he has served in multiple positions since 2000, […]

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Calif. Senator Alex Padilla Issues Statement Regarding U.S. Supreme Court Decision in McCutcheon v. FEC

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) released the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court decision in the case, McCutcheon v. FEC: “Today’s Supreme Court decision is a victory for the 1 percent. It makes it legal for a wealthy donor to donate the maximum to every member of congress. America’s […]

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Mortgage Compliance Services Provider, The Compliance Group Inc., now Offers Subservicer Monitoring for Mortgage Bankers

CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), a leading mortgage compliance services provider, is now offering subservicer monitoring services for mortgage bankers and the mortgage lending servicing operations of community banks and credits unions.

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Music Industry Author and Consultant Loren Weisman to appear at 2014 LA Times Festival of Books

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Music industry guru, Loren Weisman, author of ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1608325788) and co-founder of Artists Bridge, a new music industry resource hub, will be at the 2014 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from April 12-13 at booth 934.

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Alegria Fresh, Orange County Produce and Filtrexx Corporation launch the ‘Farm of the Future’ at the Great Park in Irvine

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California-based Alegria Fresh, in collaboration with Orange County Produce, LLC and Filtrexx Corporation, today announced the launch of the ‘Farm of the Future’ hydroponic and organic farming demonstration center at the Great Park in Irvine. The demonstration center just completed a new organic food production farm using GardenSoxx.

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Calif. Senator Alex Padilla’s Statement Regarding Senate’s Vote Today to Suspend Senators

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) issued the following statement regarding today’s Senate vote to suspend Senator Ron Calderon, Senator Rod Wright and Senator Leland Yee: “The people of California expect and deserve elected representatives they can trust and the Senate did the right thing in suspending three Senators […]

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Calif. Bill to Mandate Child-Abuse Training for California Teachers Passes Education Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to strengthen training requirements and prevent child abuse in schools overcame its first legislative hurdle yesterday, passing the Assembly Education Committee by a vote of 5-0. The legislation would require all school employees to be trained according to standards developed by the Department […]

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Congressman Cárdenas’ Honors César Estrada Chávez

WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — Thursday, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) introduced a bill honoring the life and activities of César Chávez, the laborer and organizer who organized migrant and farm laborers in the western United States during the latter half of the 20th Century. The resolution recognizes Cesár Chávez Day 2014, reprising […]

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Five Queens and their Robot qualify for First Tech Challenge 2014 Robotics World Championships

MONROVIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot qualified to advance to the 2014 First Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships as a result of their strong performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held near Sacramento at the former McClellan Air Force Base this past weekend, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today.

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California ‘X-Prize’ Bill Clears Committee – Gatto’s Legislation Would Offer Prize for Innovative Ideas to Streamline State Government

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California took one small step today in what could be a giant leap for good-government advocates, passing Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) “X-Prize” bill through the Accountability and Administrative Review committee by a vote of 12-0. AB 2138 would create a “California Government X-Prize,” offering cash incentives for people with […]

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Calif. Congressman Cárdenas Joins New Democrat Coalition – New Dems

WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D- San Fernando Valley) was inducted unanimously into the New Democrat Coalition, also known as New Dems. New Dems are a group of House Democrats dedicated to maintaining and encouraging American ingenuity and innovation in the global marketplace. “For me, joining the New Democrat Coalition […]

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Calif. 2014 Water Conservation Bill Clears First Committee as Drought Looms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A key water-conservation bill introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) passed the Assembly Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee today by a vote of 13-0. AB 2636 establishes CalConserve, a revolving-loan program to provide loans to home owners and businesses to help finance water-efficiency projects. The program will reduce urban, […]

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Muratsuchi Bill Incentivizing Calif. Alternative Fuel Vehicle Sales Moves Forward

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Bill (AB) 2013 by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) was approved by the Assembly Transportation Committee yesterday, a promising start for a bill that seeks to increase the cap on Green HOV Stickers from 40,000 to 85,000 as the original number of stickers available to the public dwindles. The […]

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Calif. State Assembly Arts and Entertainment Committee Green Lights the Film and Television Job Creation Act by Bocanegra and Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — AB 1839, the California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act of 2014 passed the Assembly Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media Committee today by a vote of 7-0. The legislation, authored by Assemblymembers Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) and Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima), would expand and improve the State’s […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 21, 2014 including to California Labor and Workforce Development Agency

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, André Schoorl, 56, of Sacramento, has been appointed senior advisor at the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency. Schoorl has been deputy director at the California State Assembly Speaker’s Office of Member Services since 2009. Schoorl was […]

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Free News Articles is serving up fresh brain food for Content Marketeers

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Neotrope today announced updated ‘food for content marketing’ available on Free News Articles(TM), an online resource launched in 2005 providing no-cost idea starters for bloggers, newsletter editors, and modern content marketers. With the explosion in the content marketing field, savvy bloggers can get tons of quick ideas in one place.

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Gregg Holsapple joins ReverseVision, Inc. as Product Strategist in Reverves Mortgage Tech Industry

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision, Inc., a leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Gregg Holsapple has joined as Product Strategist. In this role, Holsapple will have responsibility for product and program analysis, developing requirements and building out our product design process.

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ReverseVision to add Coester VMS to its Integrated Technology for Reverse Mortgage Lender Workflow

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision, Inc. today announced an agreement to add CoesterVMS’s appraisal services to RV Exchange – ReverseVision’s Reverse Loan Origination System (RLOS) platform. Reverse mortgage lenders use RV Exchange for the full lifecycle of the loan-from initial proposal through application, underwriting, closing and post-closing.

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Sabadell United Bank grows residential loan volume 200 percent, reduces cycle times 20 percent using OpenClose platform

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — OpenClose, a leading end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, today announced at the MBA’s National Technology Conference that Florida-based Sabadell United Bank, N.A. has realized superior results along with supporting metrics since implementing its multi-channel lending automation platform.

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Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Announces Bill to Support Career Technical Education and the SCROC – AB 2216

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chair of the Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, has announced the introduction of his bill, Assembly Bill 2216. AB 2216 would protect funding for Career Technical Education (CTE) and Regional Occupation Centers and Programs (ROCPs) like the Southern California Regional Occupational Center (SoCal ROC) in Torrance. […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 13, 2014 including to California Naturopathic Medicine Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday announced the following appointments: First, Daniel Arguello, 67, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the California Department of Veterans Affairs Mexican American Veterans’ Memorial Beautification and Enhancement Committee. Arguello has been principal at Daniel R. Arguello and Associates since 1997. He […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments to CSU Board of Trustees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments to the California State University Board of Trustees: First, Adam Day, 44, of Alpine, has been the assistant tribal manager for the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation since 2002. He was general manager at NCG Porter Novelli […]

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Calif. Governor Brown, Treasurer Lockyer Kick-Start California PACE Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and State Treasurer Bill Lockyer announced key actions approved late yesterday to help revive and expand the popular Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, which makes residential energy and water efficiency projects more affordable and accessible for California homeowners by enabling them […]

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WikiBusiness Corp. to bring Credibility and Transparency to Digital Information for Businesses using Crowd Sourcing

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The launch of WikiBusiness in association with Wikipedia on January 7, 2014, gave a completely new dimension to the digital information available for businesses, professionals and companies. Using the Wiki framework of crowd sourced aggregated and verified information, this is by far the most credible encyclopedia for businesses all over the world, says WikiBusiness Corp.

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25th Annual Laguna College of Art and Design Event to Honor Philanthropists Terry Smith and Wayne Peterson

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announces its Collector’s Choice 25th Anniversary Celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the main campus, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA, 92651. The 25th Annual Collector’s Choice honors Terry Smith and Wayne Peterson, as honorary chairs.

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Green Songs to Sing Along to: Children’s Sing-Along Songs Help Families Celebrate Spring and St. Patrick’s Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — After a heavy winter in many parts of the U.S., parents of small children all around the country may be in a celebratory mood as they anticipate letting their children once again enjoy the great outdoors. Adding to the fun is the availability of many songs and albums from the Ruth Roberts children songbook collection, including ‘St. Patrick’s Day Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone.’

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Calif. Assemblyman Ken Cooley Appointed as Chair of Select Committee on Foster Care

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) was appointed Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Foster Care. In this role, Cooley will lead his colleagues in developing policy addressing the ever-changing needs of kids in California’s foster care system. “California’s foster care system is not as effective as it […]

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ReverseVision, Inc. announces that 360 Mortgage Group will be using ReverseVision’s reverse loan origination system, RV Exchange

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision, Inc. today announced that 360 Mortgage Group LLC, a privately-owned mortgage banker with a primary focus on third-party origination, has joined the growing ranks of reverse mortgage lenders and will be using ReverseVision’s reverse loan origination system (RLOS), RV Exchange.

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Digital Dailies company DAX LLC to be acquired by Prime Focus Technologies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology subsidiary of Prime Focus (BSE:532748) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DAX LLC, a leading provider of cloud-based production workflow and media asset management applications to the entertainment industry.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 7, 2014 including to California State Council on Developmental Disabilities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Rebecca Stilling, 59, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy director of California Department of Technology, Information Technology Project Oversight and Consulting Division. Stilling has been chief information officer and deputy director of the Technology Services Division at […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Names South Bay Education Advocate as 2014 Woman of the Year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) selected Leanne Huebner, an Executive Board Member for the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation, as the South Bay’s 2014 Woman of the Year. Huebner was honored on the Assembly Floor at the Capitol as part of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus’ “Women of the Year” event […]

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