SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Santa Ana City Councilwoman Michele Martinez announced today that she will host a grand opening event this Saturday, January 14 at her new campaign headquarters in Santa Ana. The office is located at 217 N. Main Street, #116, Santa Ana, CA.
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COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Assemblymember Isadore Hall announced today he would seek reelection to the State Assembly in the new 64th District. The 64th Assembly District includes the cities and communities of Compton, Carson, Watts, Wilmington, Willowbrook as well as portions of Long Beach and Los Angeles.
Calif. Senator Kevin de Leon and Senator Ted Lieu Join Growing List of Legislators Supporting Tom Calderon for Assembly
MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. State Senator Kevin de Leon and State Senator Ted Lieu joined the growing list of elected leaders supporting Tom Calderon for Assembly today. To date, Calderon has been endorsed by over two dozen State Legislators and local elected leaders.
MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — State Senator and Former State Assemblymember Ed Hernandez endorsed Tom Calderon’s campaign for State Assembly today. “I know Tom Calderon – he’s a got a reputation for being a tenacious fighter for the people that he represents,” said Senator Hernandez. “He’s got the necessary leadership skills, and know-how to get [...]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Speaking at the largest diplomatic gathering in California in more than 65 years, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Tuesday urged political and business leaders to wage a ‘war on unemployment’ by combating global warming and preparing for climate change.
Chino, Calif. /California Newswire/ — State Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod announced her campaign for Congress today. Senator Negrete McLeod will run in the newly created 35th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Pomona, Montclair, Ontario, Chino, unincorporated Bloomington, and portions of Fontana and Rialto.
School Board Member and Former Rosemead Mayor John Tran Announces Campaign for Calif. State Assembly
ROSEMEAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — El Monte Union High School Board Member and Former Rosemead Mayor John Tran announced his campaign for State Assembly today. Tran will run in the 49th State Assembly District, which includes the cities of Alhambra, Arcadia, Monterey Park, Rosemead, San Gabriel, San Marino, Temple City, and portions of El Monte, Montebello, South El Monte and the unincorporated community of South San Gabriel.
MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Former State Assemblymember and Montebello Unified School District Board Member Tom Calderon announced his campaign for State Assembly today. Calderon will run in California’s newly created 58th Assembly District, which includes the cities of Artesia, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Cerritos, Commerce, Downey, Montebello, Pico Rivera and portions of Norwalk.
Sacramento, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) endorsed State Assemblymember Isadore Hall’s campaign for Congress today.
CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson announced his campaign for State Assembly today. Gipson will run in the new 64th State Assembly district, which includes the cities of Carson and Compton, and portions of Los Angeles, Long Beach and unincorporated Los Angeles County.
Montebello, Calif. /California Newswire/ — State Senator Ron Calderon announced his campaign for Congress today. Calderon will run in California’s newly created 38th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Lakewood, Montebello, Norwalk, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, Whittier, and portions of unincorporated Los Angeles [...]
COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California State Assemblymember Isadore Hall announced a wide range of endorsements today for his campaign for Congress. The endorsement list features over thirty elected officials from every corner of the newly proposed Congressional District, including two local mayors, ten city councilmembers, ten school board members and seven state legislators.
COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California State Assemblymember Isadore Hall announced his campaign for Congress today. Hall intends to run in a new Congressional District, which according to the first draft of maps released by the California Citizens Redistricting Committee on June 10th, might include the cities of Compton, Carson, Lynwood, Hawthorne, Gardena, Lawndale, portions [...]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles) has named LaFlorence Marie Hollis the 52nd Assembly District’s 2011 Woman of the Year. Ms. Hollis, a resident of Compton, grandmother of five and great-grandmother of two is a retired teacher and a vital community leader. After 33 years of service to [...]
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Neotrope® Entertainment, and its online magazine California Newswire® have endorsed Jerry Brown for the 2010 California Governor’s race, as well as incubent U.S. Senator for the Golden State, Barbara Boxer. “Our decision was based on many factors,” said Neotrope CEO, Christopher Laird Simmons, “but primarily we felt that Brown [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C., — The endorsement of Congressman Steve Kagan by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Political Action Committee has been called ‘preposterous’ by the Chairman of Patriotic Veterans Inc due to Kagan’s alleged ‘consistent lack of support for our troops in the field.’
Sheryl Lee Ralph, Shirley Franklin, Greek Organizations and Community Leaders Join Rally to Encourage Women to Vote
ATLANTA, Ga. — The ballot power of women will be the focus this Saturday as actress, singer and activist, Sheryl Lee Ralph; chair of the National Congress of Black Women, E Faye Williams, Esq; former Atlanta Mayor, Shirley Franklin; and women from across the state assemble for ‘Women in Power Multicultural Forum,’ a nonpartisan event hosted by sclc/Women’s Organizational Movement for Equality Now, Inc. and the Georgia Coalition of Black Women.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The steering committee for the Arts in the California Governor’s Race is proud to announce that the campaign has gotten off to a powerful start. The establishment of five satellite committees around the state that are developing a local voice for the arts in this gubernatorial race and beyond is [...]
Ferret Lovers to Meet in Concord as New Ferret Research is Released from Sacramento State University
LA MESA, Calif. — A press conference has been announced for Noon on Saturday, Sept. 25th by LegalizeFerrets, calling on Governor Schwarzenegger to lift the ferret ban before he leaves office and asking (again) the respective Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman campaigns to address the issue.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A committee of arts advocates, leaders of non-profit arts organizations, creative business owners, and concerned individuals this week announced a non-partisan campaign, called Arts in the California Governor’s Race, to raise public awareness and inform the 2010 gubernatorial candidates about the significance of California’s creative industries in fueling the world’s [...]
NEW YORK, N.Y. — U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) will hold a press conference on Friday, August 27, in Saratoga Springs to discuss a range of issues, including the impact of hydraulic fracturing on the state’s watershed, job creation and rebuilding New York State’s infrastructure.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — US Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) yesterday supported a six-month ban on hydraulic drilling for natural gas near upstate watersheds that supply drinking water to the New York metropolitan region.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) today challenged her primary opponent, Kirsten Gillibrand, to a series of debates around New York State prior to the Democratic primary on September 14. Goode will appear on the Democratic primary ballot.
LA MESA, Calif. — According to Ferrets Anonymous, legalizing pet ferrets affects hundreds of thousands of Californians, even though many citizens may be unfamiliar with the State’s 77-year-old ferret ban. The California Veterinary Medical Association has long agreed that pet ferrets should be legal.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today announced his recommendation to appoint Michael LoGrande as the Director of City Planning. ”Michael LoGrande has a deep knowledge of the City and its Planning Department that will enable him to immediately implement changes that will ensure the health of our City’s growing communities,” said [...]
NEW YORK, N.Y. — ‘New Yorkers have a right to a Democratic primary,’ says U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode. Goode built an organization of citizens to collect over 45,000 signatures from registered Democrats, who agreed with her mission to give voters of the Empire State a choice for Senator in this year’s Democratic Primary.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — As a financial commentator, Peter Grandich always has something to say and his opinions and forecasts are sought-after by hundreds of thousands on his daily blog, The Grandich Letter. Yet, in over 25 years of broadcasting his opinion, Grandich has never endorsed a candidate for political office. Until now.
BOGOTA, Colombia — Nearly half a million Colombians logged on to SantosPresidente.com between June 1st and June 20th, the second round Presidential elections to follow the Santos campaign and the Candidate’s initiatives, turning the tide in this historic political victory. In under 72 hours, 1,076 individual Web pages, comprising the first-ever Virtual Headquarters used for Presidential Elections in Latin America, had been launched offering multiple ways to engage, support and follow the candidate.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Working Californians, an independent expenditure committee, will begin a radio ad campaign on behalf of Jerry Brown today. The campaign is designed to run four weeks and will take place in radio markets across the state. Working Californians represents a coalition that includes the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and [...]
PLANO, Texas — June 10 will be a day of activities on Capitol Hill organized by the Food Action Research Center and other partner organizations such as Share Our Strength. The goal is to highlight the importance of fighting childhood hunger in America. Chef Ash Sengson of Please Enjoy Personal Chef and Catering Services from Plano, TX will lobby members of Congress to discuss the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Attorney General candidate Pedro Nava announced today that he has been endorsed by the Progressive Democrats of America, Los Angeles Chapter. “Pedro Nava will make a great Attorney General. He represents the values of progressive democrats and will put the people of California first,” said Linda Sutton, Co-Chair, Progressive [...]
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara) announced today that he has been endorsed for Attorney General by two additional animal organizations, PAW-PAC and Action For Animals. “I am proud to have earned these two endorsements,” said Nava. “The organizations represent compassionate people all across California who are concerned about animal welfare. [...]
CLAREMONT, Calif. — Edward Professional Advisors announces that in a close, but historic vote late last night, the Compton City Council voted 3-2 to establish a new Compton Community Police Department. After 10 years of receiving police services from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Compton City Council voted last night to establish a new Compton Community Police Department and end its contractual relationship with the sheriff’s department.
BOGOTA, Colombia — In only two weeks, the Santos Presidential campaign has managed to slingshot the candidate across social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, hi5, Delicious and WordPress. Santos’ Facebook fans were at 70,409 before the Web 2.0 campaign began, and now number 148,750 within 15 days.
BOGOTA, Colombia — The Web 2.0 Victory Team set up by presidential candidate Juan Manuel Santos, has recently been attacked through various online media. These attacks have ranged from fake profiles or groups on Twitter and Facebook, to misleading or abusive comments on blogs. In response, the Web 2.0 Victory Team, lead by Santiago Valencia, has created the ‘Wall of Shame.’
Santos Campaign Making History: Juan Manuel Santos is First Politician in South America to Launch Campaign Through the Internet
BOGOTA, Colombia — Political campaigns in Latin-America have always been marked by traditionalism, manifestations, crowded plazas and message distribution through traditional media such as television, billboards, written press and radio. Never before has voter outreach been conducted through the Internet and other new media technologies.
ALBANY, N.Y. — The New York State Right to Life Committee held its annual Lobby for Life Day yesterday, April 27th, in the well of the Legislative Office Building in Albany. About 200 people attended the event, which focused on the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, a bill currently pending in the state legislature that provides that those who kill or injure an unborn child during a crime of violence against a pregnant woman may be held criminally responsible.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich today named Dr. Jim Garlow as Chairman of Renewing American Leadership (ReAL), the non-profit organization Gingrich created. Dr. Garlow is an author, communicator, commentator, historian, and cultural observer. For the last 14 years, he has served as Senior Pastor of Skyline Wesleyan Church in San Diego, Calif., and will continue to do so.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Attorney General Candidate Pedro Nava announced today that he has been endorsed by the Sierra Club California. Said Bill Magavern, Director, Sierra Club California, “We believe that Pedro Nava has demonstrated outstanding commitment to environmental protection during his career, and are confident that he will continue to be a champion [...]
COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Pedro Nava’s Attorney General Campaign is proud to announce that he has been endorsed by Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks). “Pedro Nava will make a great Attorney General and advocate for the people of California,” said Congressman Sherman. “I have known Pedro for many years, and he is a man [...]
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