SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Furthering his commitment to protecting the environment and the economy, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced he has signed legislation that will reduce California’s greenhouse gas emissions and create thousands of new jobs in the state. “California is a leader in fighting global warming and protecting our environment,” said Governor Schwarzenegger. “And, we [...]
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SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced he has signed SB 314 by Senator Ron Calderon (D-Montebello) to enhance the state’s efforts to collect restitution fines for crime victims in a more efficient and thorough manner and increasing the amount a victim can receive for relocation assistance. “Being a victim of crime is a [...]
Governor Schwarzenegger Submits California’s Application for $4.7 Billion in High-Speed Rail Recovery Act Funding
SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Joined by federal, state and local officials in united support, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced his submission of the state’s application for nearly $4.7 billion in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) funding for engineering, design and construction on California’s high-speed train system. Pledging a dollar-for-dollar match from state [...]
Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement Applauding California Attorney General for Opening Investigation of ACORN
SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown, Jr. announced that his office has opened an investigation of ACORN. In September, the Governor sent a letter to the Attorney General requesting an investigation urging an investigation of ACORN’s activities in California: “I applaud Attorney [...]
SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after a major earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sumatra, killing hundreds and possibly thousands of people: “Maria and I send our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims who have suffered from this devastating earthquake. California stands ready [...]
LOS ANGLES /California Newswire/ — The annual “Legal Update” of the California Copyright Conference (www.theccc.org) will present a distinguished panel of experts who will address important legal issues facing music professionals and everyone who listens to music. The event, which offers CLE credit for attorneys, will take place Tuesday, October 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m. [...]
SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Gov. Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after negotiators released a draft Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement agreement that, when finalized, would result in the largest dam removal and river restoration project ever undertaken. “Restoring the Klamath River is one of my top environmental priorities, and I am very happy to announce that [...]
SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after Senator Barbara Boxer (D-California) and Senator John Kerry (D-Massachusetts) introduced federal climate change legislation: “Climate change is real and threatens the health, safety and economic stability of our world. California is a clear leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and is building [...]
Gov. Schwarzenegger Congratulates Kohl’s on Opening 30 New Stores in California, Hiring an Estimated 4,200 Workers
SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the statement below following Kohl’s Corp.’s announcement of the grand opening of 30 new stores in California. According to the company, this action has resulted in the hiring of 4,200 workers in communities throughout the state. “California is one of the largest consumer markets in the [...]
LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ — In Los Angeles today, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and United Nations officials welcomed more than 1,200 attendees from more than 70 states, provinces and countries to the Governors’ Global Climate Summit 2. As the largest gathering of regional leaders focused on climate solutions, this summit will help to develop cooperative partnerships [...]
SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued a statement following an announcement by the U.S. Forest Service that they will be reviewing the way the Station fire in Los Angeles County was fought: “It is very clear that a thorough investigation and review of the Station fire response by the federal government is [...]
Gov. Schwarzenegger Calls Special Session of Legislature to Review Recommendations of Commission on the 21st Century Economy
SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued a proclamation calling a special session of the legislature to review and act on the recommendations made by the Commission on the 21st Century Economy. The full text of the proclamation is below: A PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA WHEREAS on September [...]
LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ — The Henry Armstrong Foundation announced this week that it has awarded its first round of college scholarships to five high school recipients who plan to pursue higher education in medicine or athletics. Each student was awarded $1,000 to aid in the cost of the initial application, tuition and book fees. [...]
LAKE FOREST /California Newswire/ — Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist is hosting a pet nutrition and holistic veterinary care seminar “Natural Cures For Pets” to help save the lives of homeless pets. “Natural Cures for Pets” will provide an overview of holistic veterinary care and teach pet owners about the best foods to feed their [...]
BEVERLY HILLS /California Newswire/ — DAVIDESIGNED, Couture Designer, has decided to join in on the Emmy® Awards festivities by offering up some “gifting” himself! In celebration of their talents and the awards in recognition of them, David is offering an outfit to each of the following Emmy category award winners (sorry, ladies only): Outstanding lead [...]
How Weed Won the West: Craig X Rubin is a firm believer in free speech and proves it appearing in 2 controversial movies
BEVERLY HILLS /California Newswire/ — Bill O’Reilly called Charlie Sheen a “Pinhead” for “calling for an uprising” and demanding Obama reevaluate the Official 9/11 Report. Founder of Profitfrompot, Craig X Rubin, has appeared on Glenn Beck’s show and is a fan of the Fox News broadcaster especially since Beck came out for terminating marijuana prohibition. [...]
SAN DIEGO /California Newswire/ — 1st Advantage Mortgage, DocuTech and Del Mar DataTrac (DMD) have been named Mortgage Technology magazine’s Synergy Award finalists, recognizing “technology initiatives and alliances that show exemplary interoperability in a production setting to advance the cause of automation and e-commerce,” according to DMD. The three companies were chosen as finalists because [...]
K2 Communications, Inc. announces principal shooting for ‘Ultimate Wave Tahiti’ in 3D IMAX completed
EL SEGUNDO /California Newswire/ — Nine-time world champion surfer, Kelly Slater, and his big wave companion, Raimana Van Bastolaer, have completed principal photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti, the first 3D IMAX® and giant screen theater film to use extreme surfing to focus on the science of waves, according to its executive producer, K2 Communications, Inc. [...]
SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today urged Californians to prepare for the upcoming flu season during a visit to California’s state-of-the-art Richmond public health laboratories and, along with his Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Kim Belshé and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director Dr. Mark Horton, launched the Web site (www.CalPanFlu.org) [...]
BEVERLY HILLS /California Newswire/ — Regal International, Inc., doing business as Beauty Beverly Hills, exclusive worldwide distributor of the EMK Placental anti-aging skin care product line, announces the launch of the Supra Night Cream(TM), a night time skin care recovery cream designed to combat aging skin while one sleeps. It is principally based on two [...]
LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ — Our eyes of flesh see only noir! Even before its official release, a new novel was making the rounds among the cognoscenti of the movie business. Not since The Day of the Locust and The Love of the Last Tycoon has Hollywood and the motion picture industry been shown in [...]
LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ — President Obama promised medical marijuana patients that their cannabis collectives would be protected as long as they followed state law. That should have included another caveat too because it seems raids on cannabis dispensaries have not stopped. Beverly Hills Green Cross’ Craig X Rubin, is the creator of the on-line [...]
HOLLYWOOD /California Newswire/ — Starlight Children’s Foundation is currently auctioning off a VIP package for two lucky individuals to walk the red carpet and see popular television celebrities up close at this year’s All-Star Emmy® Award Show. Anyone can bid on two tickets to the Emmy Award Show on Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Nokia [...]
‘America Libre’ Author Tours Southern California, Setting for Controversial Novel of Latino Insurrection
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Author Raul Ramos y Sanchez is touring Southern California, the setting of his controversial debut novel AMERICA LIBRE following its July 29th release by Grand Central Publishing (formerly Warner Books). The apocalyptic story, which envisions an armed Latino insurrection in the U.S. Southwest sparked by a violent anti-immigration backlash, [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Following through on his promise to eliminate waste in state government, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that the Department of General Services has posted several surplus items – some signed by the Governor – for sale on eBay and Craigslist in preparation for the Great California Garage Sale. “By posting [...]
Gov. Schwarzenegger Highlights Need to Ensure California is Eligible to Compete for Billions in Recovery Funding for Education
FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today at Fresno’s Jefferson Elementary School, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger highlighted the need for legislative action to ensure California is eligible to apply and compete for the largest pool of discretionary funding for education reform in U.S. history – $4.35 billion in Race to the Top dollars available through the American [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Annual Student Achievement Report Confirms Need For Education Reforms Outlined By Pres. Obama And Proposed By Gov. Schwarzenegger In Special Legislative Session. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding Education Trust-West’s annual report on student achievement in California: “This report confirms that, although California’s students are making academic [...]
Sutter County, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today participated in a groundbreaking for the Star Bend Setback Levee in Sutter County, an important project for improving local and regional flood protection that he expedited last year. Funding for the project was fast-tracked in February 2008 when Gov. Schwarzenegger released $211 million in Prop [...]
SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In a move to help simplify the car-shopping process, eBay Motors and General Motors Company today announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind promotion that enables consumers to ‘click and buy’ new cars, crossovers and trucks online from participating California Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Pontiac dealers at outstanding values. The [...]
Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Legislation to Aid Small Gas Stations Making the Transition to Cleaner Technologies
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the statement below following his signing of AB 96 by Assemblymember Ira Ruskin (D-Redwood City) which will provide independent gas stations owners additional financing options to install enhanced vapor recovery systems: “While it is important that we move forward with policies aimed at reducing air pollution, [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a $24 billion budget solution that includes $16.1 billion in spending reductions. Over the past five months, the Governor has consistently led the difficult task of solving a combined $60 billion budget deficit – roughly a third of our entire state budget over the 2008-09 and [...]
Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Executive Order to Eliminate Government Waste, Reduce State Operating Costs
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today ordered the state’s motor vehicle fleet to be reduced by 15 percent following reports of waste and abuse regarding vehicles permitted to be taken home by state employees. The abuse was reported to the newly created Waste Watchers Web site. An internal Department of Transportation audit [...]
Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces First 25 Productions to Qualify for Film & Television Production Incentive
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the first 25 film and television productions to qualify for the film and television production incentive the Governor signed into law on February 20, 2009. The Governor fought for economic stimulus measures including this substantial new job and business retention incentive program earlier this year. [...]
Gov. Schwarzenegger Sends Letter to State Departments and Agencies Stressing the Importance of Reporting Recovery Act Information
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In response to the attached letter from Recovery Act Inspector General Laura Chick, today Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger sent the following letter to state departments and agencies involved with American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) funding federally designated to flow through state government entities. On July 9, 2009, the Inspector [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Lance Cpl. Brandon T. Lara: “Lance Corporal Brandon Lara was a brave Marine who sacrificed his life fighting for the freedoms that are dear to this country. He fought with honor and courage and Maria and I were [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the Department of General Services (DGS) has saved the state $27 million on commercial leasing rates through a targeted effort to renegotiate the terms on 1,200 of the state’s commercial leases. DGS estimates that its efforts will eventually achieve $80 to $100 million in savings [...]
BONITA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Over the last five years or so, new Web 2.0 tools have hit society like one wave after another: MySpace, Skype, Facebook, YouTube, all the various iPhone and Blackberry applications, and now Twitter. The effect, according to social scientists, is to vastly increase both the complexity and content of communication, [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Pfc. Nicolas H. J. Gideon of Murrieta: “Maria and I are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Private First Class Nicolas Gideon, who willingly put his life on the line to protect his fellow citizens and [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Recovery Task Force announced July 6 upcoming regional Road to Recovery Conferences being held in Southern, Central and Northern California to provide practical and technical guidance on how local communities, including government entities, private employers and non-profits, can apply for and access funding available through the federal American [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on June 12 announced the creation of the California Complete Count Committee (Committee) to ensure a complete count for the 2010 Census. “Every Californian counts,” Governor Schwarzenegger said. “The Census determines how the distribution of more than $300 billion in federal funds goes to local, state and [...]
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