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    King of Selfies Courts Ellen DeGeneres

    HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Celebrity talk show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres was sent a selfie machine two years ago, she could have made history with it. The Quik Pod, from Fromm Works, Inc., the 'ultimate selfie machine' as described by the inventor, is an extendable smartphone holder with a built in selfie mirror.
    Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

    Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Enacts 'Day of Remembrance' in honor of Japanese Americans who were...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) presented Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 85 on the Assembly Floor, calling on...

    Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery says Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Highlights...

    PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Addiction experts are speaking out over Philip Seymour Hoffman's probable overdose death as a tragedy that could have been prevented. According to Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery, what most aren't saying is that many traditional recovery methods simply don't work in the long term.
    Gov Brown

    California Governor Brown Delivers 2014 State of the State Address

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Committing to "pay down our debts and remember the lessons of history," Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today...

    Career and Life Design Coach Sue Koch hosts 4th annual January Jumpstart: Creating Goals...

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sue Koch, founder of Three Squares Coaching and Consulting, a Los Angeles Career and Life Coaching Company, will lead a complimentary tele-class to introduce callers to her popular six-week goal setting course 'January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter.' They will receive valuable information for how to give up Resolution Resignation(TM) once and for all to set inspiring and achievable goals for 2014.

    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.
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Fast 4 Families – Calif. Congressman Cardenas to Take Up Fast for Families on...

    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...
    The Nature Conservancy

    The Nature Conservancy Releases First Ever Salmon Snapshots, showing California’s Coastal Salmon Overview

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, for the first time ever, an analysis of the state of California Coastal salmon and restoration...

    Bubbles Baking issues Allergen Alert for undeclared Milk and Soy in First Street brand...

    VAN NUYS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Van Nuys based Bubbles Baking Co. is voluntarily recalling 9,229 cases of Blueberry Muffin 14 oz. and Blueberry Loaf Cake 16 oz. due to undeclared milk and soy allergen, sold in California and Arizona. People who have allergies to milk and soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume these products.
    Smart Cities Prevail

    Three Recent Polls Show Strong Support for Prevailing Wage Policies

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to Smart Cities Prevail, three recent polls conducted in California show broad support for prevailing wage policies on...
    Assemblyman Jeff Gorell

    Calif. Veterans Congratulate Assemblyman Jeff Gorell On Being Selected for Promotion to Rank of...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It was announced today in a message by the United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus that Lt....
    Calif Gov Brown

    Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring A Day of Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following proclamation, declaring a day of remembrance on April 24,...
    Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

    Calif. Governor and First Lady Honor Sgt. 1st Class James F. Grissom

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Sgt. 1st Class James F....
    Calif. Governor Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Arbor Day

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recognized arbor day with a poem by Gary Snyder, as part of...
    California Gov. Brown

    Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Statement on Deaths of Two Santa Cruz Police Department Peace...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement regarding Tuesday's shooting death of Santa Cruz Police Department...
    Governor Edmund G. Brown

    Calif. Governor and First Lady Honor Staff Sgt. Jonathan D. Davis

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Staff Sgt. Jonathan D. Davis,...
    California Gov. Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown Certifies Solar Project Under 2011 CEQA Reforms

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Taking action to cut red tape, create new jobs and generate clean energy, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has...
    Calif. Governor Brown

    Office of the Governor and The California Museum Announce Inductees to the 7th Annual...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Office of Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown along with The California...
    California Gov. Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring today 'Ed Roberts Day'

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 23, 2013 as "Ed Roberts Day." Text Follows: Ed...
    Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Galt Police Department Officer Tonn

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Galt Police Department K9 Officer Kevin Tonn.
    Calif. Governor Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Gov. Brown issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 15th as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Text follows:
    Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown Issues Statement on Connecticut School Shooting

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today ordered state flags to be flown at half-staff and issued the following statement in response to the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut:
    Assemblyman Jeff Gorell

    California State Fire Fee Bills Being Sent to Local 44th Assembly District Residents –...

    CAMARILLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Thousands of 44th Assembly District residents in certain unincorporated areas will be receiving in the mail a new California state tax bill charging property owners an additional fee for fire prevention services within the "State Responsibility Area" (SRA). The office of Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) is asking the media to help inform residents of this new bill and the very short time window allowed to challenge or appeal an erroneous fee.
    S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

    SF Mayor Lee Announces Renewed Partnership with Benioff Family and Salesforce Foundation to Help...

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Monday announced Marc and Lynne Benioff and the Salesforce.com Foundation will renew their important financial support to house homeless families in San Francisco and announced additional contributions from City agencies. Contributions will ensure a second successful year for the Home for the Holidays initiative.
    California Gov. Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown Announces 81st Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting on December 5

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the 81st Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, December 5 on the West Steps of the State Capitol. This year's tree is a 50-foot tall white fir tree from the Latour Demonstration State Forest located near Redding in Shasta County and is the first Capitol Christmas tree from a state forest.
    California Gov. Brown

    Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Statewide Day of Awareness for Domestic Violence

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. issued a Proclamation Declaring Statewide Day of Awareness for Domestic Violence. Text follows:
    California Gov. Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Native American Day

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G Brown, Jr. announced a Proclamation declaring September 28, 2012, as Native American Day.
    Calif. Governor Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown and Attorney General Harris Honor 3 with Public Safety Officer Medal...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. was joined by Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today to honor three individuals with the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor for their extraordinary commitment, service and bravery in the line of duty.
    Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    California Stadium Violence Prevention Bill Signed by Governor Brown

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Next time you find yourself at a football game, with a front row seat to a brawl in the stands between two rowdy fans, you’ll be able to more quickly and less conspicuously summon stadium security. Assembly Bill 2464, the Improving Personal Safety at Stadiums Act, authored by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), was signed into law today by Calif. Governor Brown.
    Governor Edmund G. Brown

    Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of California Highway Patrol Officer

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday issued the following statement regarding the death of California Highway Patrol Officer Kenyon M. Youngstrom:
    S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

    San Francisco Mayor Lee's Statement on Sikh Temple Shooting in Wisconsin

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- “San Francisco grieves with those affected by the Sikh Temple shooting in Wisconsin. Now, more than ever, we...
    The Nature Conservancy

    The Nature Conservancy announces its Top 10 Uniquely California Rivers – Where to Cool...

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Nature Conservancy released today their top ten Uniquely California Rivers list – those that have the highest...
    S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

    SF Mayor Urges All Residents to Rethink Sugary Drinks and Hydrate with Hetch Hetchy...

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee this week, on the first day of Summer, issued a proclamation declaring a...
    Governor Edmund G. Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Flag Day

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Proclamation Declaring Flag Day: On June 14th, 1777, in the midst of our struggle to free ourselves from the...
    Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

    Calif. Governor and First Lady Honor Cpl. Taylor J. Baune

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Cpl. Taylor J. Baune, who...

    World Travel in a Model T Ford: Adventure and Intrigue Surround the Life of...

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Richard Diamond, founder of AlohaWanderwell.com, announced this week that June 4, 2012 marks the sixteenth anniversary of Aloha Wanderwell's death, the first woman to travel around the world in an automobile - a Model T Ford that she affectionately named 'Little Lizzie.' Aloha was 16 when she began this journey in 1922.
    L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

    L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Issues Statement Regarding President Obama's Support for Same-Sex Marriage

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement today in response to President Obama’s support for same-sex marriage:
    Governor Edmund G. Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown and First Lady Honor Lt. Christopher E. Mosko

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Lt. Christopher E. Mosko, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.

    Calif. Governor and First Lady Honor Spc. Manuel J. Vasquez

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Spc. Manuel J. Vasquez, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.
    S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

    Consulate General of Japan Presents San Francisco with Akebono Flowering Cherry Trees

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined Consul General of Japan Hiroshi Inomata and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department to celebrate the United States-Japan Cherry Blossom Centennial by planting a ceremonial cherry blossom tree in Golden Gate Park's Japanese Tea Garden.
    Governor Edmund G. Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Earth Day

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Sunday, April 22, 2012, California Governor Brown issued the following Proclamation Declaring Earth Day:
    Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Tsunami Preparedness Week

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has proclaimed March 25-31, 2012, as 'Tsunami Preparedness Week.' The full proclamation text follows.

    Calif. Governor Brown Honors 102 Year-Old WWII Veteran during Women's Military History Week

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. met with 102 year-old WWII veteran Bea Cohen today at the State Capitol, as part of celebrations honoring Women's Military History Week. Ms. Cohen is believed to be the oldest living female WWII veteran in California and one of the oldest in the country.

    S.F. Mayor Lee’s Statement on Ninth Circuit Decision on Prop 8 as Unconstitutional

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled unconstitutional Proposition 8:

    L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Launches 2012 Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Program For Working Families

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and community partners today launched the Greater Los Angeles Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Campaign Partnership, an annual effort to help qualified low and moderate-income families claim the tax credits they deserve.

    Calif. Governor and First Lady Honor Sgt. William C. Stacey

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Sgt. William C. Stacey, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation.
    Senator Alex Padilla

    Calif. Senator Alex Padilla Applauds Komen for Reversing Position on Planned Parenthood

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) today applauded Komen for the Cure for reversing position on Planned Parenthood. 'I am very pleased to hear that Komen has reversed position and is now open to future funding for Planned Parenthood.'

    San Francisco's Castro District to Host Largest Showing of AIDS Memorial Quilt in 25...

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Californa Newswire/ -- Courtesy of Under One Roof, the NAMES Project Foundation, the AIDS Emergency Fund, and San Francisco businessman Petyr Kane, sections of the renowned AIDS Memorial Quilt will be shown at various locations in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood the week of February 12 – 20, 2012.
    Isadore Hall III

    Calif. Assemblymember Hall to Honor Los Angeles County Reserve Sheriff Deputy Shervin Lalezary

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D – Los Angeles) will lead fellow legislators in honoring Los Angeles County Reserve Deputy Sheriff Shervin Lalezary for his acts of bravery during a ceremony in the Assembly Chambers on Thursday, January 19, 2012.
    Governor Edmund G. Brown

    Gov. Brown: State of the State 2012 – 'California on the Mend'

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In his 2012 State of the State speech, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. said California is “on the mend” and laid out an ambitious agenda for economic growth in the year ahead. The full text of the speech follows: (Remarks as prepared)

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