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New California Laws from Assemblyman Mike Gatto will take effect January 1, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Californians across the state will benefit from new laws authored by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) that will take effect on January 1, 2014. Among the new laws, California Motorists and small-business owners will receive some parking relief in January. A bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto will allow motorists to […]

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Interpreters Unlimited Inc. Doubles Revenue with Acquisition of Albors and Alnet, a Translation and Medical Transportation Company

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Interpreters Unlimited, Inc. today announced that it has recently acquired Albors and Alnet, a language and medical transportation company. And, the Bank of Southern California was instrumental in providing the financing for the acquisition. As a result of this acquisition, Interpreters Unlimited has doubled its number of employees; can now offer medical transportation services; and has a presence on the east coast.

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Calif. Assemblyman Jeff Gorell Announces Legislation to Protect Privacy of Covered California Health Insurance Shoppers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ – Today, Calif. Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) announced legislation to help protect the privacy of Californians who use the Covered California website to shop for health insurance. This legislation has become necessary after it was recently revealed that the state has distributed the personal information of tens of thousands of people […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Dec. 19, 2013 including to California Department of State Hospitals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments. First: Pamela Ahlin, 50, of Lemoore, has been appointed chief deputy director at the California Department of State Hospitals, where she has been a deputy director since 2012 and has served in multiple positions since 2005, including executive director […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Dec. 18, 2013 including to California Board for Professional Engineers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments; first: Tara Lynch, 45, of Sacramento, has been appointed chief counsel at the California Department of Parks and Recreation, where she has served in multiple positions since 1999, including acting chief counsel, senior staff counsel and staff counsel. […]

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CandyLipz LLC Xtreme Lip-Shaper System Wins GOOD DESIGN Award from Chicago Athenaeum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — CandyLipz LLC today announced that it is the recipient of the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies GOOD DESIGN award. Since the product launch, the Xtreme Lip-Shaper System has received many positive reviews, and now its design is getting noticed too.

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Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi and Stakeholders Call on So. Cal. Edison to Upgrade South Bay Energy Infrastructure

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) and other South Bay state and city officials met Monday with the president of Southern California Edison and the president of the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to continue to push Edison to remedy the high incidence of unscheduled power outages throughout the South Bay. […]

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DrivenBI and Return on Efficiency LLC help Insurers tap into the power of social and mobile cloud analytics

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — DrivenBI and Return on Efficiency today announced their partnership, empowering customers to achieve operational insights in entirely new ways. SRK simply replaces spreadsheets for analysis, delivering self-service capability for reporting and Operational Dashboards demanded by the insurance industry.

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5 Bars Inside to be official Distributed Antenna System provider for MLB Angel Stadium of Anaheim

ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ — 5 Bars Inside today announced that they will be the official Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and Wi-Fi provider for Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Attendees of the stadium will experience a profound difference in wireless connectivity and data speeds with the integration.

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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Invites Public to Draft the United States’ First Ever ‘Wiki Bill’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, California Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced a groundbreaking opportunity to allow individual citizens to draft a piece of legislation directly via an online Wiki. Citizens can visit the “Wiki bill’s” website, and by using an interface similar to Wikipedia’s, they can propose, draft, and edit a bill, which […]

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At CES 2014 SecuGen Corp. to Showcase Hamster Pro 20 and U20 OEM Fingerprint Readers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — CES 2014 — SecuGen Corporation today announced that it will be showcasing its new, ultra-compact fingerprint reader at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show January 7-10. The new Hamster Pro 20 and its OEM sensor version are both FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified by the FBI and have been added to the FIPS 201/PIV Approved Products List (APL) by the General Services Administration (GSA).

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New Year’s 2014 at Sacramento Hilton hosted by Professionals Guild features Live Bands, DJ, for Eligible Bachelors and Bachelorettes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Professionals Guild today announced its annual New Year’s Eve Party, to be held at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Couples are also welcome to attend. The party starts at 8:30 p.m., Tues. Dec. 31, 2013. This Sacramento New Year’s 2014 party includes three dance floors, two live bands, the Groove Thang Band and Innersoul band, as well as DJ Nic Javier.

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Galorath, Inc. Webinar to Focus on Lessons from Healthcare.gov Challenge with Analysis and Simulation Tools

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Dan Galorath, CEO of Galorath, Inc., and Lee Fischman, Senior Director of Development of Galorath, Inc. and Lev Lehsokin, EVP of Strategy and Market Development at CAST Software (Euronext:CAS), will provide an expert examination of Healthcare.gov and the challenges associated with such a project. The companies will host a webinar on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 8:30 a.m. PST where they will give an overview of the lessons learned and detail how organizations can avoid making similar mistakes.

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U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas today introduced the America Can Code Act

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) introduced the America Can Code Act of 2013. This legislation would designate computer programming languages as “critical foreign languages” and provide incentives for state and local schools to teach more computer science beginning as early as Kindergarten. The official short title […]

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Exhibition from photographer Kathy Curtis Cahill, ‘Night Echoes’ at The Calumet Gallery

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calumet Gallery today announced the upcoming opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, ‘Night Echoes’ (January 3 – February 3, 2014, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. M-S), a thematic exhibition from photographer Kathy Curtis Cahill. Calumet will host an ‘Open to the Public’ wine and cheese Artists Reception on January 9, from 6 – 8:30 p.m., with an artist talk at 7 p.m.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Dec. 10, 2013 including to the California Apprenticeship Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: first, Susan Anderson, 61, of Fresno, has been appointed to the California Apprenticeship Council. Anderson served in multiple positions for the County of Fresno from 1989 to 2013, including District 2 supervisor, county clerk, registrar of voters and deputy […]

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DrivenBI Cloud-based Analytics Platform SRK Accelerates Reporting and Collaboration for United SheetMetal, Inc.

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — When the top management of United SheetMetal, Inc. had been seeking ways to reduce inventory, maximize gross profit, improve product quality and optimize the supply chain, they selected SRK, DrivenBI’s cloud-based analytics platform. SRK replaced their spreadsheet-based analysis system. SRK enables businesses to carry out holistic analysis across different aspects of operations.

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Christmas Sing-Along Songs from Ruth Roberts Music Are a Gift for the Whole Family

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — When elementary school teachers plan for their holiday entertainment programs, they turn to the Ruth Roberts’ children’s music catalog of song collections for Christmas, Halloween, Easter, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, and more. ‘Ruth Roberts’ specialty songs have been delighting children since 1973,’ states Susan Nicoletti, of Goldenrod Music.

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Fast 4 Families – Calif. Congressman Cardenas to Take Up Fast for Families on Dec. 7, 2013

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) will take up a fast for immigration reform Saturday morning (Dec. 7) at 11 a.m. The fast was begun by Eliseo Medina, International Secretary-Treasurer of the Service Employees International Union, who fasted with advocates for 22 days as part of “Fast […]

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Author of ‘Tilt Diary of a Virgin Stripper’ A.A. Jones wins 2013 Readers’ Favorite Award

BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Burbank’s own self-confessed housewife by day and stripper by night author, A.A. Jones was recently acknowledged as a 2013 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal Winner in the Relationships category for her memoir, ‘Tilt Diary of a Virgin Stripper’ (ISBN: 978-1257802869). The award ceremony was held in Miami.

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‘Mistletoe and You’ Song and Video Bring Joy to Country Music Fans

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The magical time of year between Thanksgiving Day and New Year’s Day is filled with thoughts of family celebrations, colorful decorations, gift-giving, gatherings of friends, and the fun of kissing under the mistletoe. ‘All of those wonderful things are in this song,’ states country music artist Sandra Piller, singer of ‘Mistletoe and You.’

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California’s EPIC Insurance named 2013 Healthiest Company in North Bay

PETALUMA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced that the North Bay Business Journal has recognized EPIC as a ’2013 Healthiest Company in North Bay.’ The North Bay office of EPIC participates in a companywide wellness program, led by a volunteer committee that has garnered impressive results over the last four years.

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Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi statement on his appointment as Chair of Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D – Torrance) released the following statement in response to his appointment as Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance: “I am honored to be appointed as the Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance.” He added, “As a former Torrance […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Dec. 3, 2013 including to California Environmental Protection Agency

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments. First, Aimee Barnes, 31, of Alameda, has been appointed deputy secretary for border and intergovernmental relations at the California Environmental Protection Agency. Barnes has been partner at Allotrope Partners since 2013. She was an international climate change policy analyst […]

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Climate Control exhibition from artist John Waguespack opens at 111 Minna Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — 111 Minna Gallery proudly presents the second installment of prolific San Francisco Artist, John Waguespack, who nearly sold out his first solo show with the gallery in 2012. Waguespack was the inaugural Artist-in-Residence at the Fairmont San Francisco and for the second year in a row has been selected to showcase work at Art Basel Miami’s Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Waguespack will exhibit his latest work ‘Climate Control’ at 111 Minna Gallery through January 31, 2014.

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Bank of Southern California welcomes Irwin Golds to Board of Directors

PALM DESERT, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Bank of Southern California (FBBN / OTCMKTS:FBBN) today announced that Irwin Golds, long time Coachella Valley banking and business executive has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. In December 2010, the bank acquired the La Quinta and Palm Springs branches from Palm Desert National Bank as its entry into the Coachella Valley which the bank sees as a key Southern California market.

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Cyber Intelligence Services from Treadstone 71 LLC Expanded to Collect, Organize and Analyze Sensitive Data

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Treadstone 71 LLC today announced expansion of its pioneering cyber intelligence services used to methodically and systematically collect, organize and analyze data. Treadstone 71 integrates, evaluates, and interprets information from all data sources delivering a range of opportunities and recommendations key to decision making.

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Angara Brings the Bling for Cyber Monday Jewelry Deals

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Angara Inc. brings the bling for Cyber Monday. The international online jewelry store is offering some great deals this Cyber Monday. There is a site-wide discount of 15 percent on all orders. Besides the discount there are some unprecedented gift offers. The store is offering a great Blue Topaz pendant and a pair of Blue Topaz studs absolutely free on all orders.

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New Children’s Book ‘Surprising Silhouettes 2′ Visualizes How People View the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Connie Tamaddon, author of ‘Surprising Silhouettes’ (ISBN: 978-0977801831) today announced release of ‘Surprising Silhouettes 2′ for Apple iPad. Tamaddon, a respected photographer, has a repeat performance with her unique use of light properties and shadows to create a clever read-out-loud guessing game that illustrates that not everything is as it first seems.

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Christmas Angel Network Delivers Door-to-Door Holiday Trees and Fundraising Opportunity

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — With the establishment of the Christmas Angel Network (CAN), entrepreneur Theodore Myles has not only effectively tackled the six-foot Fraser Fir transportation issue, but he has also created a method to provide holiday fundraising for charities and organizations in the process.

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Jeweler Angara Inc. Extends its Black Friday 2013 Final Offer for Holiday Deal Hunters

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — International jeweler Angara Inc. announces its ‘Black Friday Final Offer’ to ensure that customers get the best of season’s deal. With a discount of 15 percent on all orders, customers can also get a pair of garnet studs and a garnet pendant worth $299 absolutely free.

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Marketing Expert Luke Avedon warns California CEOs that ‘Marketing Phobia’ is Leading Cause of Small Business Bankruptcy

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The fear of self-promotion is a taboo subject in our small business community – no one will discuss it – however, it is the hidden cause behind business failure statistics, says marketing expert Luke Avedon. ‘It’s incredible how devastating ‘marketing phobia’ can be,’ says Avedon, a respected authority on small business marketing in Irvine, Calif.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 26, 2013 including to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Erick Casallas, 33, of Bakersfield, has been reappointed to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, where he has served since 2011. Casallas has been a teacher at Emerson Middle School in Bakersfield since 2006. He was a teacher […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 25, 2013 including to California Healthcare Workforce Policy Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Florence Bernal, 40, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy director of legislative affairs at the California Department of Human Resources. Bernal has been a policy analyst and constituent affairs specialist in the California Lieutenant Governor’s Office since 2011. […]

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Los Angeles Jeweler Angara Inc. Shines with Early Cyber Monday Deal to Kickstart 2013 Holiday

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The international online jewelry store, Angara.com decides to kick start their ‘Early Cyber Monday’ deal from today and will have daily deals up until Cyber Monday December 2, 2103. The store is offering incredible online savings that include a huge discount up to 15 percent on the entire range of jewelry at the store.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 21, 2013 including to the California Environmental Protection Agency

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Camille Wagner, 31, of Sacramento, has been appointed chief deputy legislative affairs secretary in the Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., where she has served as deputy legislative affairs secretary since 2011. Wagner was legislative director for […]

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TeamF1 Inc. again named one of the Top Ten Enterprise Security Companies for 2013 by SiliconIndia

FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Silicon Valley-based TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Enterprise Security Companies founded and managed by Indian technology professionals for 2013, marking the company’s third year placing in the top ten.

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First San Francisco Entrepreneurship-in-Residence Program in Collaboration with The White House Announces Finalists for 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Inspired by President Obama’s call, “We’ve got to have the brightest minds to help solve our biggest challenges,” for the President’s New Management Agenda, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee in collaboration with the White House announced the finalists of San Francisco’s Entrepreneurship-in-Residence program, the first ever program within government […]

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California Congressman Cardenas Introduces Law to Help Protect Collegiate Student-Athlete Academic Progress

WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, today introduced legislation protecting collegiate student-athletes as they achieve academic goals, while also protecting the student-athletes’ health. The Collegiate Student-Athlete Protection Act (CSAP) requires universities and colleges who profit most from the […]

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The Pacific Pinball Museum signs Letter of Intent with Alameda to restore the vacant Carnegie Library as its new home

ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — After more than a decade of preserving and promoting the game of pinball, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent with the City of Alameda to restore the vacant Carnegie Library as their new home. This magnificent 1902 building has sat vacant since 1998. This location will more than triple the museum’s display capacity. The facility will also provide space for community events, classrooms, exhibits and many other expansions.

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