SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Legislation to protect and preserve sacred Native American landmarks passed the California State Assembly today by a vote of 56-0, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto has announced. The legislation, AB 52, would ensure that tribes have a say in development projects that affect tribal sacred places and cultural resources, by strengthening […]
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointments of three agency secretaries ahead of the most comprehensive overhaul of state government in decades. The Governor appointed Marybel Batjer, 58, of Reno, Secretary of the Government Operations Agency; Anna Caballero, 59, of Salinas, Secretary of the Business, Consumer […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Gene “Herm” Benedetti, 58, of Sonoma, has been appointed to the 4th District Agricultural Association, Sonoma-Marin Fair Board, where he has served since 2010. Benedetti has held multiple positions at Clover Stornetta Farms Inc. since 1977, including part-owner […]
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In Washington, D.C., today, U.S. Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today issued a statement following the decisions by the United States Supreme Court to overturn the federal Defense of Marriage Act and to dismiss attempts to overturn the lower court ruling that California’s Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. “Today […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8 (Hollingsworth v. Perry): “After years of struggle, the U.S. Supreme Court today has made same-sex marriage a reality in California. In light of the decision, I have directed the […]
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Alegria Farm announced today it has partnered with Orange County Produce, LLC, to offer a locally grown, certified organic, freshly harvested summer vegetable box. Delivering on its promise to offer the freshest produce available, Alegria Fresh’s vegetable box is delivered within 24 hours of harvest and can be customized to suit individual tastes.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblyman Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to ease traffic congestion on the Los Angeles freeway system, one of the nation’s most notoriously overcrowded systems, moved one step closer to becoming law today, passing the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee by a vote of 10-0. The bill, AB 405, addresses the […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to address the epidemic of hit-and-run offenses in Southern California cleared a key legislative hurdle today, passing the Senate Public Safety Committee by a 7-0 vote. The legislation, AB 184, provides an additional tool to law-enforcement officers investigating hit-and-run offenses by extending the […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) and President of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) released the following statement today regarding the United States Supreme Court’s decision striking down sections of the Voting Rights Act: “Today’s Supreme Court decision is a disappointment and a major setback […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — Today, a bipartisan group of 17 California Representatives fought to protect young people, brought to this country through no fault of their own, who are working to make America a better place. U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) led the effort to protect “DREAMers” from a piece of extreme […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. State Assemblyman Jeff Gorell announced that Brigadier General Anthony Volante (USAF, ret.) is the 44th Assembly District’s Veteran of the Year and honoree for the sixth annual Veterans Recognition Luncheon. The Annual Veterans Recognition Luncheon will be held this year on June 26th at the Sacramento Convention Center […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Until the advent of CFLs and now LEDs, lighting your room was simple. Just screw in a bulb and when it burned out screw a new one in. It would have been nice if the incandescent bulb had had a longer service life then they did, but hey they were cheap and simple. Now, especially with the disappointing performance of CFLs, there’s good reason to feel intimidated by the purchase of an LED light bulb, says LumeVi Lighting.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following additional appointments: First, Vanessa Robledo, 36, of Napa, has been appointed to the 25th District Agricultural Association, Napa Town and Country Fair. Robledo has been the owner and chief executive officer at Black Coyote Wines since 2008. She was the […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Monica Blanco-Etheridge, 53, of Clovis, has been appointed to the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley. Blanco-Etheridge has been senior associate at the Rios Company since 2013, where she was a government liaison in 2005. She was […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — WH and Associates’ Kelly Weppler, a Los Angeles marketing expert, will be a guest instructor alongside ‘Duct Tape Marketing’ author and founder, John Jantsch during a three-day online seminar for business owners starting June 26, 2013.
PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, California elected officials, conservation groups and community leaders from across the state gathered in Carmel to celebrate the groundbreaking to tear down San Clemente Dam. The event, hosted by California American Water (NYSE:AWK) in partnership with the California State Coastal Conservancy, NOAA Fisheries and The Nature Conservancy, included […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In the wake of the recent Global Future 2045 Conference in New York City, a consortium of researchers has announced two prizes intended to inspire further exploration in these areas. The Harvard World Mind Network, Friends Beyond Borders, BatangasVarsitarian.net and the Futures Project will present the inaugural Joy Awards.
FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications and a Fremont, California business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by sponsoring the city of Fremont’s programs benefiting local youth and families. The company’s local outreach initiative, which it calls ‘F1rstHand,’ invests in activities that lend a hand to deserving local causes.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, The Foundation for the Great Park announced that it has committed $25,000 to become the Title Sponsor of the Powerful Ideas Symposium at the XPO, a clean, renewable and efficient energy exposition hosted alongside the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 this October 3-6 and October 10-13 […]
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services today announced the launch of their Solar Panel Program Warranty Verification Portal, accessible from their Web site. The Warranty Verification Portal was developed to help those purchasing panels from PowerGuard’s solar manufacturing clients verify the existence of extended warranty coverage.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: first, Karen Baylor, 57, of Nipomo, has been appointed deputy director of mental health and substance use disorder services at the California Department of Health Care Services. Baylor has been behavioral health administrator for the County of San Luis […]
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, today announced that PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFSI) is using its short sale technology to assist in effectively and efficiently managing the short sale process.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Fahizah Alim, 63, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy director of communications for the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. Alim has been communications director for California State Senator Curren Price since 2009. She served as communications […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Velplex, LLC announced this week that after one year, TopProdeals(TM), a technology platform that connects buyers and sellers of discount dental supplies, has evolved into being an industry leader. On average, dentists realize an average savings of 50 to 75 percent off retail prices. Product diversity is also a key to the site’s success.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that they will co-host the second annual Bloomberg Technology Summit to bring together technology and business leaders to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the nation’s top digital cities and examine what other cities […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the second in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, ‘Understanding Healthcare Reform.’ The video provides a clear overview of the Affordable Care Act, simplifying its many elements into a straightforward, easily understood review.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, California State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), Chair of the Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee released the following statement regarding the state budget: “Today is an exciting day for California and for millions of K-12 students throughout the state. I commend Governor Brown for his vision in what I […]
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In Washington, D.C., Thursday evening, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) introduced critical legislation to improve cybersecurity in the United States, which passed the U.S. House unanimously. The three pieces of legislation were amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The Cárdenas amendments will ensure the United […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed a tribal-state gaming compact between the State of California and the Ramona Band of Cahuilla. The compact includes provisions to protect employees and patrons as well as measures to protect the environment during the construction and operation of […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. joined the region’s business leaders and workers to call for action on his plan to revamp the state’s economic development program and help put Californians back to work. “California’s thirty-year-old Enterprise Zone program is not enterprising, it’s wasteful. It’s inefficient and not giving […]
CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Shaun Valentine, a cloud software specialist, has joined DAX, LLC as Director of Program Management. Valentine will oversee product strategy and future roadmap of the DAX application and platform. Valentine comes to DAX after nearly three years at Cognizant where he was Sr. Product Manager for the assetSERV product line overseeing product strategy and roadmap for their digital asset management offering.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Bright Spanish, an organization comprised of a small group of Spanish teachers, is offering free six-week Spanish courses online. The classes are taught live in a video conference ‘classroom,’ where students listen to the teacher and participate in real time. The group hopes to make Spanish learning more accessible by providing interactive, guided classes that anyone can take regardless of their location or budget.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — It was announced today in a message by the United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus that Lt. Commander Jeff Gorell has been selected for promotion to the grade of Commander (O-5) in the Navy (Reserve Component). All California veterans congratulate Commander-select Gorell, a State Assemblyman representing the 44th […]
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Corporate Advocate, once a construction and real estate accounting firm, faced a challenging economy and shrinking business prospects. In 2008, its owners decided to reinvent The Corporate Advocate to a business processing outsourcing company. Chief Operating Officer Ray Blom relied on the County of San Bernardino’s Workforce Investment Board (WIB) to find and train the right employees for the new business platform.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a Proclamation Declaring June 2013 as “Great Outdoors Month.” PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA Our state’s scenic landscapes have always been a source of pride and pleasure. From mountain trails in the High Sierra to a coastline that […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following governmental appointments: First, Dan Burch, 47, of Turlock, has been appointed to the California Commission on Emergency Medical Services. Burch has been administrator at the San Joaquin County Emergency Medical Services Agency since 2005. He was a coordinator at […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today met with a broad coalition of business, civil rights and education leaders from across California to continue the call for action on his plan to direct additional resources to the state’s neediest students and restore local control over how money is spent in […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, April Lopez, 46, of Yorba Linda, has been reappointed to the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities, where she has served since 2012. Lopez has been owner at Stadium Chiropractic and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation since 1998. She was […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Judith Frank, 71, of Los Angeles, was appointed to the California Health Facilities Financing Authority. Frank has been owner and principal at Asset Strategies since 1993. She was a consulting project executive at the California Department of […]
BALDWIN PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Laidlaw’s Harley Demos are a popular and exciting way for riders to experience first-hand, the power and performance of a Harley-Davidson(R) motorcycle. On June 14 and 15 2013 the Corporate Harley-Davidson factory demo truck rolls into town and sets up shop at Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson allowing riders to experience the exhilaration for themselves by twisting the throttle on one of the new 2013 models.