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Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) introduced a measure to improve school bus safety in California. SB 1072 would...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The use of “Teacher Jail” by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) was the focus of an...
Digital Roundtable on Religious Intolerance

CLAREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In light of the recent tragic events in San Bernardino, California and around the world, Claremont Lincoln University on...

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced Grant Hier, Chair of Liberal Arts and Art History, has been nominated for the prestigious Pushcart Prize. Hier was nominated as an author and will choose which works he wishes to submit to Pushcart judges for consideration for inclusion in their revered annual anthology.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, KMA Black Belt Champions is proud to host their 16th ceremony showcasing the new Black Belts at their Sherman Oaks, California school. The celebration, at Van Nuys High School Auditorium, is the culmination of a three month testing process.
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Brown signed AB 827 by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) into law. The...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 708 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), which will address childhood hunger...

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Postdoctoral scholars at UC were encouraged to learn that they would be covered by a new rule proposed by the Obama administration that would raise the salary threshold for the “bona fide professional” overtime exemption. The rule would require UC to pay the majority of the postdocs it employs for the overtime hours they work, for which they are currently not compensated.
UC postdocs rally

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- UC postdoctoral scholars rallied at seven campuses yesterday and delivered more than 3,000 signatures demanding a fair contract to Chancellors' offices.
Chris Merrill

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Christopher Merrill, director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, has joined the lineup of literary talents featured at the 2016 Todos Santos Writers Workshop (TSWW) January 24 -30. The center for creative writing located in the historic pueblo magico of Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico is in its third year.
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Assembly today approved SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a bipartisan vote. The...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Legislature passed AB 827 by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach). AB 827 offers more support...
Congressman Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Senate yesterday gave final approval on a bill to address childhood hunger and improve access to the...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Senate today approved a bill to address childhood hunger and improve access to the National School...
Kristina Andrada

PANORAMA CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) on Tuesday announced the winner of the 29th Congressional District...
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...
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...

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.
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...
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...

MONROVIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Monrovia High Robotics Program announced today that the ten Monrovia High School students of the 'Kings and Queens' robotics team and their purple robot 'Sir Lancelot' qualified to advance to the 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships for a second year in a row as a result of their excellent performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held in Oakland March 26-28.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Margaret Galabe, author, award-winning humanitarian, philanthropist, and founder of Student International Development Engagement (SIDE), a program in which students travel abroad to enrich their global experience, contribute to development issues, shares her experiences as a member of the team that brought this pilot project to fruition in this meaningful, heartfelt, and insightful, illustrated book.
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday announced the following appointments: First, Aida Molina, 61, of Bakersfield, has...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

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

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- To address childhood hunger and improve access to the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an effort to crack down on the manufacturing and sale of illicit drugs near schools, Senator Tony Mendoza...

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) today announced that Mark and Janet Hilbert of The Hilbert Collection donated 'Evening Rendezvous' (Watercolor on Paper, 10x14 inches, 1960) by acclaimed California watercolorist Rex Brandt. The iconic watercolor will be part of the college's permanent collection, which also includes The Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Archives.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 600 members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the largest African-American women's organization in the country, will spend Friday and Saturday Jan. 30 and 31 in Sacramento at the Doubletree Hotel celebrating their Founders Day.
Kamala D. Harris

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued an information bulletin to California law enforcement agencies, higher education...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in response to a vote being taken Thursday by the University of California (UC) Board of...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Safe Schools (CSS) today announces it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to CSS over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It has been three years since busy television executive Lea Walker decided to moonlight as an aerial fitness studio owner. Her Aeriform Arts center has since literally taken off, with hundreds of students testing the conditioning feats of aerial hammocks, lyra, aerial yoga, hanging silks and pole dance.

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A study commissioned by First 5 Alameda County, with support from the Interagency Children’s Policy Council (ICPC) and the...
Assemblymember Muratsuchi

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chairman of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, called upon the California...

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), the West Coast's top fine art college, today announced with Project Gado that 1,000 pages of material from The Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers are now available on Getty Images. California Watercolorist Rex Brandt kept sketchbooks, photographs and archival materials that can now be viewed on the Getty Images website.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, a closely watched and highly anticipated bill by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) to "ensure...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Social-media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have stoked concerns from parents about how to protect the privacy of...

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Alegria Fresh announced today the expansion of the hydroponic vertical farm at Bell Gardens High School, Southern California's first working vertical farm on a high school campus. The farm, which features high-performance urban hydroponic vertical and organic farming methods, will be completed with Phase 2, a high efficiency organic food production system using GardenSoxx(R).
Senator Alex Padilla

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SB 1200 by Calif. State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) was signed by Governor Brown on Saturday. The bill...

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LCAD (Laguna College of Art and Design) was chosen as one of the top design schools by LG Electronic USA to participate and final in 'The Art of the Pixel' new-media art competition. LCAD Design and Digital Media program won $25,000 for the most popular votes. Senior student Dohee Yang was chosen as a finalist.