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City of El Monte to Provide Over 800 Food and Toy Baskets to Needy Families at 2018 Holiday Event

EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The City of El Monte Police Department will be making holiday dreams come true by providing over 800 food and toy baskets to families in need. Local community members and business leaders have donated thousands in toys and monetary donations. The food basket giveaway will take place on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 7:30 a.m. at the El Monte High School parking lot.
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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Dec. 5, 2018 including to the California Conservation Corps

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Dec. 5, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Heidi Steinecker, 41, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy director of the Center for Health Care Quality at the California Department of Public Health. Steinecker has been health care executive consultant at Global Health Consulting since 2017.
City of El Monte California

City of El Monte CA Remembers Former Mayor Patricia A. Wallach for Service to the Community

EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The City of El Monte is remembering former Mayor Patricia A. Wallach for her service and dedication to the community, after passing on October 27, 2018. Wallach was 81 years-old.
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City of El Monte CA Receives $2.3M Grant for Park and Open Space Project

EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- El Monte residents will have access to a new open and green space thanks to a $2 million grant. The California Natural Resources Agency awarded the City of El Monte a $2.3 million grant to develop the Gateway Park and Open Space Project.
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California Receives Top Grades in Digital Technology for 2018, One of Three States that Won Three Category Awards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California received an overall grade of A- from the Center for Digital Government’s 2018 Digital States Survey. The biannual survey benchmarks government use of digital technologies to improve service delivery, increase capacity and reach policy goals across all 50 states.
City of El Monte California

City of El Monte to Shed Light on Domestic Violence, October 2018 Declared as Awareness Month

EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The City of El Monte and local community leaders will continue supporting families and survivors of domestic violence by declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness month. As part of the proclamation, the City will light its Statue of Liberty in purple on Tuesday, October 2 at 7 p.m.
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Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Legislation to Revamp California Bail System

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ --  Taking action to revamp California’s bail system, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Tuesday (Aug. 28) signed Senate Bill 10, the California Money Bail Reform Act, which preserves the rights of the accused, while prioritizing public safety.

CALIFORNIA BUSINESS

Tim Von Kaenel

Tim Von Kaenel, Former loanDepot executive joins Cloudvirga as chief product officer

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage software, announced it has appointed Tim Von Kaenel to the role of chief product officer. In this role, Von Kaenel will oversee product strategy, design and go-to-market planning for Cloudvirga's growing suite of digital mortgage point-of-sale products. Von Kaenel will report to Cloudvirga CEO Michael Schreck.
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SecuGen Corporartion to Showcase its Versatile Unity 20 Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader at CES 2019

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corporation, the world's leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce they will be showcasing the new Unity(TM) 20 Bluetooth fingerprint reader at the 2019 CES exhibition in Las Vegas in early January.

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Aclaro adds AI Loan Repayment Risk Management Product to its Relationship-Building Tech, Opens New San Francisco Office

SAN FRANISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Aclaro, the leading provider and developer of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain-based technology solutions, announces the launch of their newest Fintech App in conjunction with the opening of a new office in San Francisco, California.
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Bank of Southern California, N.A. Hires Pamela Marble as Managing Director in Orange County CA

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the appointment of Pamela Marble as Managing Director in Orange County. In this role, she will be responsible for business development and client relationship management.
Bay Area New Years Events: Professionals Guild

Bay Area New Years Events: Professionals Guild Hosts Huge 2018-2019 New Year’s Eve at San Ramon Marriott

SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild today announced a Huge East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Grand Ballroom to welcome 2019. The party includes a live band, the Groove Doctors in the Grand Ballroom, DJ, Mike Westerman in a smaller ballroom, a big balloon drop at midnight and more.
LA Put Residents First

New Ad Calls On LA City Council To Pass Short-Term Rental Bill To Protect Affordable Housing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It’s Time, Los Angeles, a coalition of local community, housing, labor, equality and hospitality groups, launched a video ad today calling on the Los Angeles City Council to put city residents first and enact the proposed home sharing ordinance that the city council voted unanimously to approve last May.
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Cal State LA honored as a 2018 Champion for Transfer Students

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA was among 16 colleges and universities in California recognized for exemplary efforts to support transfer students. The Campaign for College Opportunity named 12 community colleges and four California State University campuses as 2018 Champions of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer. The institutions was honored at a December 4 event in Los Angeles.

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Trump Hunts Delegates

Opinion: Trump Hunts Delegates

G on Politics (opinion): The race for the nomination of the Treason Party is heading toward a strange finish line called an 'open convention' or a 'contested convention.' Here is what will happen when irresistible farce (Trump) meets immovable idiot (Cruz).