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.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Harman Press has acquired Fox Printing and its staff, effective February 10, 2014, continuing expansion of its commercial printing business, and the consolidation of union printers in the Los Angeles area. Both companies are family owned and members of Teamsters Local 572.
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — As a follow on to his work shops in January, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) will continue hosting a series of health care workshops in the Valley during the month of February, 2014. The new slate of workshops were announced following a successful set of January […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: Geoff Dean, 57, of Ventura, has been appointed to the California Board of State and Community Corrections. Dean has held multiple positions at the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office since 1977, including sheriff, commander, sergeant and deputy. Dean is […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Tony Perez, 49, of San Diego, has been appointed undersecretary at the California Government Operations Agency. Perez has been a consultant and attorney in private practice since 2014. Perez held multiple positions at the Wake Forest Baptist […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Karin Caves, 59, of Carmichael, has been appointed deputy secretary of communications at the California Health and Human Services Agency. Caves was communications director in the Office of Senator Kevin de León in 2013 and owner of […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — According to a news announcement today from Assemblyman Mike Gatto, shortly after being elected, Gatto (D-Los Angeles) had a conversation with a friend who had just returned from Israel. Expecting to hear emotional descriptions of religious sites, Gatto was surprised to hear his friend rave instead about a road that […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Ian Ross Gallery in San Francisco is pleased to bring you its first two-person show for 2014. As a gallery committed to showing the work of local talents, we are very excited to be showing prolific San Francisco artist John Waguespack and introduce rising star Katja Tapia, both new to the Ian Ross Gallery.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MCT Trading, Inc., a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, today announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, is scheduled to present at the 11th Annual Eastern Secondary Market Conference in Orlando on February 6.
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, today announced its Custom Form Builder, a tool that empowers business people with the ability to easily and quickly make changes to complex workflow-driven Web forms. The solution exponentially reduces development time frames and costs for organizations.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — With overwhelming bipartisan support, the California State Assembly on Wednesday passed Assembly Bill 777 authored by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chair of the Select Committee on Aerospace. Under AB 777, rocket ships built by private space exploration companies, such as Space X, would be classified as business inventory and hence, […]
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) issued a statement, following reports of the House Republican “Standards for Immigration Reform.” “Thankfully, my Republican colleagues have heard millions of Americans who agree we must reform our broken immigration system,” said Cárdenas. “Whether it is the business owner who wants […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, California Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) AJR 1, a measure to begin the process to amend the United States Constitution to address the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, took a major step forward, passing the California State Assembly by a vote of 51-20. […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday this week, the Calif. Assembly passed on a bipartisan 76-0 vote, Assemblyman Ken Cooley’s legislation to prevent child sexual abuse. Assembly Bill 883 (AB 883) helps protect California’s children by creating a pilot program in up to three counties to specifically address child sexual abuse prevention. Although the […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday this week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Michael Picker, 62, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the California Public Utilities Commission. Picker has been Senior Advisor for Renewable Energy in the Office of the Governor since 2009; he will resign this position […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A new book, ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business, 2nd Edition’ (ISBN: 978-1608325788) by Loren Weisman is now available in 26 different countries as well as an eBook edition. Weisman’s book delivers the ‘who, what, when, where, why, and how’ of the steps musicians and bands have to take to succeed in music.
CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The CEO of mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group, Inc., Annemaria Allen, has identified several areas that servicers should pay strict attention to in the event of an audit by a regulatory agency, particularly the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or Federal Housing Administration.
SUNNYVALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Planese Inc. today released a summary of its latest Consumer Satisfaction Survey, the first for 2014. Local Retailers are the best at meeting the needs of their customers – and grocery stores offer the most predictable consumer experience. The report was compiled from a survey of U.S. homeowners to determine their level of satisfaction with purchases of goods and services in 11 key industries.
PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — DrivenBI has joined the AT&T Partner Exchange(SM) reseller program and is now authorized to resell advanced services from one of the leading worldwide providers of IP-based communications services to businesses. Bundling AT&T branded solutions with DrivenBI’s self-service analytics platform will provide innovative, customized choices for their customers.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, today announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ round-up. This list of 21 new books is from the second half of 2013 which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishers, or so called ‘big name’ authors.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, Calif. Gov. Brown announced the following appointments: First, Tyson Eckerle, 34, of Sacramento, has been appointed zero emission vehicle infrastructure project manager at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Eckerle has been executive director at Energy Independence Now since 2011, where he was associate director from […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — What was it like to be in the recording studio as Michael Jackson created the iconic tracks for such monumental albums as ‘Thriller,’ ‘Bad,’ ‘Dangerous,’ ‘HIStory,’ and “Blood on the Dance Floor”? Truly dedicated fans will find out from two of the recording engineers who were there with MJ, Quincy Jones, and all the famous musicians as Matt Forger joins Brad Sundberg for the next ‘In the Studio with MJ’ session scheduled for February 8, 2014, in Orlando, Florida.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — SecuGen Corporation today announced that its Hamster Pro 20, an ultra-compact, FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified fingerprint reader, has been approved by the General Services Administration (GSA) for use in the U.S. Government’s FIPS 201/PIV program.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), Senator Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) and Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Huntington Park/Long Beach) were joined by representatives of the United Food and Commercial Workers, the California Grocers Association, Environment California, Friends of the L.A. River, Mujeres de La Tierra, Californians Against Waste, and Heal […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — When it comes time for February 14, Valentines Day, most people think of romance, flowers, candy, and candlelit dinners. But children also celebrate by sending and receiving valentines, dreaming up DIY projects for their parents, siblings, and teachers — and they are definitely pleased about the candy! Ruth Roberts Music also brings something sweet for the occasion.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chair of the Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, released the following statement in response to the Governor’s 2014 State of the State Address: “The Governor’s State of the State Address combined a positive vision for California with a prudent approach to state spending. I […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Committing to “pay down our debts and remember the lessons of history,” Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today delivered his annual State of the State address, highlighting California’s comeback while vowing to establish a solid rainy day fund to help maintain the state’s fiscal stability. The Governor also renewed […]
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) participated in the National Association of Manufacturers Congressional Dialogue series Monday, speaking at a local manufacturer, the Bobrick Corporation, a washroom equipment company. The Congressional Dialogue is an on-going, nationwide series of small group meetings with executives from companies who are members […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) continued his efforts to curb the epidemic of hit-and-run offenses in Southern California, by introducing legislation on Tuesday that increases the penalties for people who leave the scene of an accident. Gatto’s bill, AB 1532, would expand hit-and-run penalties to include automatic license revocation […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Gloria Bell, 58, of Salinas, has been reappointed to the California Employment Training Panel, where she has served since 2013. Bell was safety officer and employee relations manager at Driscoll Strawberry Associates Inc. from 2002 to 2013, human […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) voted unanimously last week to adopt new rules for the injection of biogas into the state’s natural-gas pipelines, ushering in an entirely new clean-energy industry in the Golden State. Biomethane, a renewable form of natural gas, was previously banned from the California pipelines due […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — What is important about Valentine’s Day other than bringing two loved ones together to celebrate their special moment? ‘There is nothing else that would be more important,’ says Armen Leylekian of California-based Envy Corner, ‘the Valentine’s Day gift should be aimed to accomplish the same thing.’
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee delivered his 2014 “State of the City Address” at the construction site of Lennar Urban’s The Shipyard under construction in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood. Joined by civic, labor, business and community leaders, Mayor Lee outlined his bold agenda for San Francisco’s […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Utelogy Corporation has been selected as a University Business Readers’ Choice ‘Top Product for 2013.’ The annual award recognizes the most innovative products in higher education. This prestigious list informs university leaders and administrators about the products their colleagues around the country are using to help their schools excel.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday this week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Richard C. Blum, 78, of San Francisco, has been appointed to the University of California Board of Regents effective March 2, 2014, where he has served since 2002 and was chair from 2007 to 2009. […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday this week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Conor O’Brien, 24, of Granite Bay, has been appointed special assistant for policy at the California Department of Food and Agriculture. O’Brien has been a corporate legal assistant at Simpson Thacher and Bartlett LLP since […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday this week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments. First, John Doyle, 56, of Sacramento, has been appointed chief deputy director at the California Department of Developmental Services. Doyle has served in multiple positions at the California Department of Finance since 2004, including assistant program […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calf. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Monday this week announced the following appointments: First, Tom Richards, 68, of Fresno, has been appointed to the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors, where he has served since 2010. Richards has been chief executive officer at the Penstar Group since 1981. […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, with California facing water shortfalls in the driest year in recorded state history, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has proclaimed a “State of Emergency” and directed state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare for these drought conditions. “We can’t make it rain, but we can […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry, through the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions, and the Philippine Trade and Investment Centers in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, is gearing up for the Philippine participation at the 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show on January 19-21, 2014.