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CA Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments

CA Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for Feb. 7, 2019 to the California Apprenticeship Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past Thursday (Feb. 7) Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: First, Yvonne de la Pena, 53, of Elk Grove, has been reappointed to the California Apprenticeship Council, where she has served since 2015. De la Pena is executive director of the California Firefighter JAC, a position she has held since 1999.
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Speaker Rendon Appoints Pedro Nava to Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced his appointment of Pedro Nava to the Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery.
Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom

Calif. Gov. Newsom Proposes 2019-20 ‘California For All’ State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Newly elected Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom submitted his 2019-20 “California for All” budget proposal to the Legislature this week – a fiscal blueprint that builds a strong financial foundation by investing an unprecedented $13.6B in budget resiliency and paying down unfunded pension liabilities.
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Speaker Rendon Reacts to Gov. Newsom’s 2019 Budget Proposal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement after Gov. Gavin Newsom released his initial budget proposal: “Years of smart budgeting by legislative Democrats and Gov. Jerry Brown give us a healthy fiscal picture and the opportunity to expand economic opportunity for all.
Calif. Lt. Governor-elect Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis

Calif. Lt. Governor-elect Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis names Panorea Avdis as her Chief of Staff

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California's 2019 Lieutenant Governor-elect Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis today named Panorea Avdis as her Chief of Staff. Avdis is the Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), the state’s leading agency for economic development and job creation programs. She was appointed to GO-Biz in 2012 by Governor Brown.
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Speaker Rendon Announces Assembly Leadership and Committee Assignments for 2019-2020 Session

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced assignments for the membership of Assembly leadership positions and standing committees for the 2019-2020 legislative session.
Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Dec. 14, 2018 including to Carcinogen Identification Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Joseph R. Landolph, 70, of Altadena, has been reappointed to the Carcinogen Identification Committee, where he has served since 1993. Landolph has been a member of the University of Southern California Free Radical Institute since 2013 and associate professor of pathology, molecular microbiology and immunology at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine since 1987, where he has been a member of the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center since 1982.

CALIFORNIA BUSINESS

MAGNIFI Group and BESPA Global

Magnifi Group and BESPA Global Host 2019 Lower Extremity IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons from leading US Orthopaedic and Podiatric Surgery Centers and Hospitals will attend the 2nd annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course, to be held in Denver, Colo., May 3 - 5, 2019, Magnifi Group announced today.
Kevin A. Nye - COO Services

As Demand for Management Outsourcing Increases, California Consultant Kevin A. Nye Introduces Fractional COO Services For Small Business

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With the emergence of Fractional Leadership Roles in the business community, local consultant Kevin A. Nye recently introduced Fractional Chief Operating Officer (COO) services for small businesses in Southern California.

CALIFORNIA BUSINESS

Dominic Iannitti - Top 25 Leaders

MReport Names DocMagic CEO Dominic Iannitti a 2019 ‘Top 25 Industry Leader and Influencer’

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that MReport magazine has named company president and CEO Dominic Iannitti one of its Top 25 Industry Leaders & Influencers for 2019.
GETEC Industrial North America

GETEC Industrial in Torrance Announces Launch of Its Redesigned Website

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Getec Industrial announces the launch of its redesigned website. The site has been updated with a new look and feel that incorporates the latest features of online web design, as well as optimizing the site for mobile devices such as phones and tablets.
CAL STATE LA - Los Angeles

Cal State LA receives WM Keck Foundation grant for Innovation and Design Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA has been awarded a grant to establish an Innovation and Design Center that will foster a learning community focused on design and manufacturing. With a $325,000 grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation, the center will provide project-based learning for more than 1,000 undergraduate students annually .
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces Q4-2018 and Year End Financial Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) announced quarterly net income of $2.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2018, compared to $875 thousand in the third quarter of 2018 and $1.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2017. For the year ended December 31, 2018, net income was $5.3 million compared to $4.0 million for the year ended December 31, 2017.
Halo CEO Ally Maruszewski

Halo Staffing Group Earns 2019 ClearlyRated ‘Best Of Staffing Client’ Award

CHINO HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Halo Staffing Group, a leading staffing agency in the healthcare and clinical lab industries, announced today that they have won ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing(R) Client Award for providing superior service to their clients. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing Client winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients.

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FROM THE VAULT

National Racism Test in POTUS Run-Up

Opinion: National Racism Test in POTUS Run-Up

G on Politics (OPINION / Satire): A scientific test is being conducted to calculate the number of bigots, goons, oafs, fools, and fascists in the USA. The experiment takes place November 8. "There are nearly sixty-one million racists and morons in the United States." The speaker was Professor Ramon Estadística of the Institute of Records in Washington, D.C.