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SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ambassador William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs...

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services awarded Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) a fixed price contract for a pilot project to create a rating system for the County's assisted living facilities, and to develop a consumer-friendly website to display the ratings and facility information.

COMMERCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The FootMate(R) System by Gordon Brush will be available to Whole Foods Market Midwest customers in the 44 stores comprising the region beginning in May, 2015. The American-made FootMate System helps make optimal foot health easy.
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The University of California system is overcrowded, with slots increasingly scarce for California’s growing population. California industries, from...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senate Bill 648 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza was approved on Tuesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The...
Anthony Rendon

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon’s (D-Lakewood) legislation (Assembly Bill 530) that spurs much-needed revitalization of the Lower L.A....
CALIF CHP

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week the U.S. State Dept. announced that marking the first overseas deployment by the California Highway Patrol (CHP)...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) continues to innovate the way laws are made in Sacramento by harnessing the power...
California Student Aid Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ --- On Friday, May 1, Get Schooled and the California Student Aid Commission will recognize the students and staff at...

PACIFICA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sympathizing with those who started their tattoo removal process but whose service provider could no longer continue with the process, Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. of Sandy, Utah, flew in a top tattoo artist from Virginia, Melissa Lukeson, in order to continue the tattoo removal process for those 'incompleted' customers.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) today announced it is working with Microsoft on Microsoft CityNext, an initiative designed to help governments, businesses, and citizens re-imagine what is next for their cities. For the first time in history, more than one-half of the world's population live in urban areas and nearly 70 percent of people will live in cities by 2050.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'In the electronic revolution we live in, nothing makes an impact and expresses your gratitude more than the classic handwritten thank you note, sent in the mail with a stamp!' says Kelly Browne, author of the bestselling book, '101 Ways To Say Thank You' (ISBN: 9781402747021; Sterling Publishing)

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to the surge in EB-5 applications from mainland China, the U.S. State Department has announced a cutoff date for immigrant investors from mainland China applying for permanent residency in the U.S. through the EB-5 visa program, according to PDC Capital Group.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) fight to reduce hit-and-run crimes continued when the Assembly Public Safety Committee voted...

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced the Jonathan Burke Endowed Presidential Scholarship commemorating Burke's 35 years with the college. From 1985 to 2011, Burke was dean of fine arts, co-vice president of Academic Affairs and gallery director at LCAD.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senate Bill (SB) 779 authored by Calif .Senator Isadore Hall, III (D-South Bay), and sponsored by SEIU-United Long Term Care Workers (ULTCW), would address understaffing that currently places the lives of nursing home residents at risk.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.), a member of the...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Education Committee on Wednesday approved a bill to address childhood hunger in California and improve access to...

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that it will launch a Collaborative Closing Platform for the mortgage industry. The solution is comprised of a secure, seamless and dynamic web-based portal that efficiently and expeditiously helps lenders comply with the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule that becomes effective on August 1.
Anthony Rendon

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) on Tuesday expanded his legislation to reform the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to...

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tanis Communications, Inc., an award-winning marketing and PR services firm specializing in business-to-business (B2B) communications for high-tech companies, today announced the opening of its office in Austin, Texas, adding to its presence in Silicon Valley and New York City.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Imagine a television that records and transmits conversations in the privacy of your bedroom. Then imagine words meant to...
Isadore Hall III

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, nursing home workers from throughout L.A. County will rally in support of Calif. Senate Bill (SB)...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee today approved SB 505 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). The...

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, April 17, the 'Great Disney Measles Epidemic' was declared over by state health officials. Dr. Don Harte, noted Marin chiropractic activist, says 'I am far more amused than relieved. This whole episode should be one of shame for medicine, and all of the associated political and big pharma troublemakers who sought to profit from it.'
Congressman Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senate Bill 648, authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza, was approved this week by the Senate Health Committee. The...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Could thousands of rapes and murders go unsolved in California because of problems with a ballot initiative? asks Assemblyman...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A bill to restore public trust and accountability in government by strengthening California’s conflict of interest laws was approved...
Calif Gov Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Jim Zamora, 56, of Davis, has been...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring April 12 through 19, 2015, as California...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRG) today announced immediate availability of its award-winning CivicConnect(TM) Water Conservation and Drought Management Platform to all the Cities and Water Agencies throughout California.
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Health Committee yesterday approved SB 792 authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a bipartisan 8...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California is in the midst of a historic drought, and Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) has continued his focus on delivering new sources of clean water. Gatto’s legislation to help reduce the barriers for onsite-water recycling and allow more Californians to participate in safe and sustainable recycled-water practices was approved by the Assembly’s Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee on a 15-0 vote.

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ArteQuesta, a fine arts investment company, today announced that 'Ernie's Last Ride,' a piece by Evan Skrederstu, a Los Angeles-based artist and member of art collective UGLARworks (Unified Group of Los Angeles Residents), has been featured in fellow UGLARworks member Ryan Gattis's latest novel, 'All Involved' (ISBN: 978-0062378798).

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Timothy C. (Tim) Woodhull has joined the firm as a principal. Woodhull brings 35 years of diverse insurance industry experience and leadership in corporate insurance brokerage, insurance carrier operations, risk management and insurance program design and management.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This year's Daytime Emmy(R) Award stars will walk away with trophies and accolades as well as learning about a revolutionary new invention, The AquaSonic Wave. Co-created by Dean Kamen, creator of the Segway, and Master Jeweler David Bellman, the AquaSonic Wave provides a novel, time-effective way to keep diamonds and other precious jewelry sparkling like new.
Save the Drop

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti launched a major, citywide water conservation outreach campaign – "Save the...
We Care LA campaign march

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As L.A. County home care providers struggle to make ends meet, thousands of caregivers and supporters marched and...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Public Safety Committee today approved SB 212 authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a unanimous,...
Smart Cities Prevail

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Prevailing Wage policies add 17,500 jobs and $1.4 billion in output across California's economy, according to a new study released today by Smart Cities Prevail – a leading construction industry education and research organization.