CA General Editorial

CA General Editorial
General Editorial News from California
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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:

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.

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

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, 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

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

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)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Governor Edmund G. Brown issued a Proclamation declaring January 15th 2012 as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Spc. Thomas J. Mayberry, 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.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ Since its release several days ago, Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) and the California Highway Patrol's Safe Holiday Driving-Anti-Drinking and Driving public service announcement has been very well received. (VIDEO)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Governor Brown today issued a Proclamation Declaring Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Seventy years ago today, the Imperial Japanese Navy mounted a surprise attack on our nation’s fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii.

BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Join in one of Santa's most exhilarating arrivals with the Holiday Toy Express, a 450-ton train covered with giant glittering ornaments and more than 50,000 twinkling lights on Sunday, December 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and sponsored by the Downtown Burbank Partnership.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Staff Sgt. Vincent J. Bell, 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.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Spc. Sean M. Walsh, who...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Lance Cpl. Nickolas A. Daniels, 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.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Dunning, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Lance Cpl. Jason N. Barfield, 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.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Sgt. Carlo F. Eugenio who...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Chief Warrant Officer James B. Wilke 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. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Chairman Jake Steinfeld announced the Council’s 2011 Gold Medal winners and Schools of the Year at the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Spotlight Awards Ceremony today in Sacramento.