SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments to California positions in government: First, Bryan Beyer, 40, of Rancho Murieta, has been appointed director of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Division of Internal Oversight and Research, where he has been acting director since 2013. Beyer […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In response to an overwhelming need to improve childcare access and affordability at the University of California, United Auto Workers Local 5810, which represents more than 6,000 postdoctoral scholars at UC, is hosting a panel on childcare resources, low-income childcare funding, work/life balance and statewide initiatives for childcare funding on Thursday, Aug. 22.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Howard R. Krauss, 63, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the California Medical Board. Krauss has been director of neurosurgical ophthalmology at Saint John’s Brain Tumor Center since 2007, director of ophthalmology for Pacific Eye and Ear […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson’s ruling that Los Angeles County’s 2012 voter approved initiative, Measure B, requiring condoms in adult films is constitutional. “Judge Pregerson’s ruling on the constitutionality of Measure B reaffirms my long […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments. First, Tyler Busselen, 26, of Sacramento, has been appointed to Area Board III of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities. Tyler has been a member of Disabled Sports USA since 2009. He was a rider and volunteer for […]
PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — VLP Law Group LLP today announced that Dianne Reed has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Reed has almost 30 years of experience in private practice and has worked extensively in virtually all aspects of patent practice for many different types of clients; including start-ups, established companies, investors, nonprofit organizations, and universities.
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. /California Newswire/ — Today, committing to continued partnership with the State of Nevada, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed a joint proclamation with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval prior to the 17th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit to boost cooperation on wildfire protection and preparedness efforts in the Tahoe Basin. The full text […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed various bills into law including: AB 11 by Assemblymember Dan Logue (D-Marysville) – Employees: reserve peace officers and emergency rescue personnel. AB 195 by Assemblymember Isadore Hall III (D-Compton) – Counties: construction projects: design-build. Additional Bills Signed by […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — WTCI (Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC) today announced that property brokerage veteran Josh Ream has joined the firm as Vice President/Property Broker in Atlanta, Georgia.
SIGNAL HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ — For the third year in a row, Food Finders is betting that its Viva Las Vegas Casino Night will be another fundraising success, sure to offer something for everyone. On September 21, 2013, the 24-year young nonprofit will celebrate its 100 millionth pound of food rescued by hosting the event at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach. Proceeds will support its Food Rescue Program.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) announced today the win of two of the six Professional Practices Program awards presented by the National Association of Election Officials (NAEO) at their annual conference. The two awards are: * Freedom Award for Innovation: The RR/CC partnered with two prominent multicultural […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced the following appointments: First, Anastasia Dodson, 43, of Sacramento, has been appointed associate director of policy at the California Department of Health Care Services. Dodson has been a principal program budget analyst at the California Department of Finance since 2013. She […]
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — When S & S Trucking expanded its warehouse operation to Ontario, it needed to hire skilled employees to open the new location. The expert recruiters at the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) referred two qualified candidates to S & S Trucking as well as provided On-the-Job training funds. These two candidates were hired and have since been promoted. Today they oversee the entire operation as assistant managers.
FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, and a Fremont business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by supporting activities benefiting local youth at American High School.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments. First, Brian Peck, 54, of Huntington Beach, has been appointed deputy director of international affairs and business development at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). Peck has been policy director at the Internet Corporation for Assigned […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) today at a hearing of the Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee regarding the decommissioning of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) called for formal community involvement “to determine the future plans for the site” and expressed concern to utilities and regulators regarding additional costs […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he signed numerous assembly bills into law, including those impacting parking meters, liability of dog parks, boundaries for real property and others. A list follows. The governor has signed the following bills: •AB 61 by Assemblymember Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) […]
ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A blind man. A woman who stutters. A wheelchair user. A Little Person. While this may sound like a description of a support group, it is, in fact, the lineup for the ‘Comedians with Disabilities Act,’ a comedy tour that the San Francisco Examiner called ‘The most unconventional comics to pop up in 2011.’
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a California-based retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the third in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, ‘Wellness Behaviors.’ The video provides a simple, practical, easily understood view of the importance of nutrition, activity and rest in promoting overall health and happiness.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Chair of the California State Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), today issued the following statement regarding the state’s use of the emergency Amber alert system: “The Wireless Emergency Alert system is a critical new tool for delivering Presidential alerts relating to national security, […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) today announced that his legislation to prohibit local governments from fleecing motorists who park at broken parking meters was signed by Governor Brown into law. Gatto introduced the bill in January 2013 due to outrage, both popular and personal, at cities who were changing […]
ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) is inviting all of its International Conference registrants to join the Symantec Cyber Readiness Challenge on September 8, 2013 during the 21st Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo. The Challenge is an exciting, immersive and interactive capture the flag competition designed for all levels of technical expertise.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Actor and stuntman Zak Lee Guarnaccia, Executive Producer at LightRow Pictures and Paul Lupi, Producer of Mill Reef Films, are developing a feature film in the martial-arts, action-thriller genre entitled ‘Kalm.’ In addition, Guarnaccia is in talks for a role in another Lupi production ‘Degradation,’ written and produced with brother Daniel Lupi.
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Dawn Jeffery as a property and casualty insurance producer in its Inland Empire division. Dawn brings 28 years of experience in risk management and commercial insurance program development and management to EPIC.
ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Pacific Pinball Museum is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America’s Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting: ‘Sailing Through Pinball.’
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Angel Carrera Jr., 61, of Sacramento, has been appointed business development program manager at the California Department of General Services, where he has served since 2007. Carrera was program manager of the California Department of Transportation’s Disadvantaged Business […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — According to Smart Cities Prevail, three recent polls conducted in California show broad support for prevailing wage policies on both the state and local level. Prevailing wages help create a stable middle class in local communities, strengthening neighborhoods and allowing people to invest in their towns – but they are […]
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MCT Trading, Inc., a leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that it has been named to the San Diego Business Journal’s 2013 ‘Top 100′ annual fastest-growing private companies list, with a specific ranking of 24. Organizations that earned a spot on the list were honored at a recent awards ceremony held at the Paradise Point Resort and in San Diego.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center has announced that the Orange County Business Journal has recognized EPIC as a ‘Best Place to Work’ in Orange County, Calif. EPIC is one of only 34 Orange County companies with 250 or more employees to receive this honor and is ranked fourth in the large company category.
ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The HTCIA (High Technology Crimes Investigation Association) today announced that several sponsors generously donated a limited amount of complimentary tickets to the HTCIA CISO Summit in Summerlin, Nevada on September 12. Summit sponsors McAfee, Cylance, Symantec, Essextec and InfoSecurity donated the complimentary tickets for the event.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a rapidly growing retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced it has acquired SafeHarbor Risk Management. The firm has locations in New York and Boston, Mass.
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Sunday night, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. appointed a board to investigate the contract dispute between Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and its unions – effectively ending the immediate threat of service disruption. The Governor notified all parties of his action in the following letter: August 4, 2013 […]
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s proposal to “ensure that construction workers get paid a fair wage when working for contractors employed by the City,” won City Council approval. In a vote of 5-4, City Councilmembers agreed that workers should be paid a prevailing wage. The prevailing wage […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This past week, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti appointed three Los Angeles representatives to the board of the county’s transportation agency, one of the biggest decisions the new mayor has made so far that will influence his administration’s transportation projects, according to a post on the Mayor’s website. Editorial […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Mark Farrell today launched the down payment home loan assistance program for San Francisco first responders who are active member of the San Francisco Police Department, San Francisco Fire Department, or the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department. The Mayor’s Office of Housing and […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee this past week announced the Third Annual Ping Pong Tournament and Festival coming Sunday, August 18, 2013 in Chinatown as part of a two-day weekend “Chinatown Summer Celebration.” This year’s Ping Pong Tournament will expand to offer provide more teams an opportunity to participate […]
CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California-based mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group, Inc., has relocated from its original San Marcos, Calif.-location into a larger office space, located at 1901 Camino Vida Roble, Ste. 115 in Carlsbad. According to Annemaria Allen, president of The Compliance Group, increased activity in the regulatory sector was a driving factor in the decision to move.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Calumet Gallery, located at Calumet Photographic, 1135 N. Highland Ave. Hollywood, announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, ‘The Los Angeles River Flows.’ The thematic exhibition, from photographer Ding Kalis, opens on August 5, and closes on September 3.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board today announced that executive director, Sandy Harmsen, was elected Chair of the California Workforce Association’s Executive Committee. Harmsen will be serving her second term in this role.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Jim Gillette has been selected by Business Insurance magazine as a ’40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leader’ award winner. Gillette is one of only eight to receive this honor in the Western Region.