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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.
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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Aug. 27-28, 2018 including Department of Social Services

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced the following appointments Aug. 27-28, 2018: First, Todd R. Bland, 56, of Elk Grove, has been appointed assistant director of the Automation, Integrity, and Client Initiatives Branch at the California Department of Social Services, where he has been deputy director of the Family Engagement and Empowerment Division since 2011.
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Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Legislation including AB 2782 California Environmental Quality Act

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week (Aug. 24), Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills: First,AB 1887 by Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) – Public education governance: service on boards and commissions.
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Calif. Gov. Brown announces Appointments for Aug. 17-21, 2018 including Advisory Commission on Special Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Alexander Pal, 36, of Carmichael, has been appointed chief counsel at the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, where he has been acting chief counsel since 2018 and served in several positions from 2013 to 2018, including assistant chief counsel and attorney.
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Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Legislation for Aug. 2018 including Surfing as the Official State Sport

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Gov. Brown signed numerous bills into law on Aug. 20, 2018, including Assembly Bill No. 1782, establishing surfing as the official state sport. List of additional bills signed follows.
City of El Monte California

El Monte CA 2018 Back-to-School Fair Provides School Supplies and More to 1,100 Families

EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Families and children starting a new school year will have a brighter beginning thanks to the 2018 El Monte Back-to-School Resource Fair. Over 1,100 children received much needed school supplies on August 18 at the El Monte Valley Mall.
Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

Calif. Legislature Approves McCarty Measure to Ban For-Profit Charter Schools – AB 406

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Legislature today approved AB 406 by Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), which would prohibit for-profit corporations from managing and operating charter schools in the Golden State. This bipartisan measure was approved by the State Senate on a 28 to 7 vote and by the State Assembly on a 49 to 15 vote.


SecuGen u10 Sensor

SecuGen to Display its new U10, World’s Smallest Optical, FAP 10 OEM Fingerprint Sensor at 2018 GSX

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to be displaying the recently released U10 ultra-slim fingerprint sensor, at the 2018 Global Security Exchange expo in Las Vegas.
NEXT Future last mile parcel platform

NEXT Future Transportation autonomous Parcel Delivery Solution is world’s first Modular Mobile Parcel Locker

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NEXT Future Transportation Inc. ("NEXT" or "NFT"), the world's only modular electric vehicle solutions provider, today announced a groundbreaking automated logistics solution for Smart and Connected Cities. NEXT is proud to announce the introduction of its fully automated multiservice "online-to-offline" (O2O) platform.


Dr. Gary Glassman

Throat Cancer is Becoming a National Health Epidemic Say Oral Fitness Experts

INTERVIEW: What do maggots, tomato plants, and oral cancer all have in common? They have all been found inside someone’s mouth. As a dentist in practice for over 30 years, Dr. Gary Glassman ("Dr. G") thought he had seen it all. “I have removed maggots from a child’s gums and a tomato plant that was growing from a seed in another patient. Oral fitness is as important as physical fitness, this week a young man died in California from a tooth infection that spread to his lungs,” says Dr. G.
The Myth movie

Entertainment Review: Jackie Chan’s ‘The Myth’

FILM REVIEW: Billed as a mix between "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "The Mummy," and "Hero," the new Jackie Chan movie, "The Myth" isn't quite any of those, but is unique in its own indelible "Chanesque" style. "The Myth," screened for industry and media on June 26th at the Arclight Cinema in preparation for a fall 2007 release is actually an English dubbed version of a Chinese release from 2005.


Mortgage Quality Management

MQMR says Mortgage Industry Margin Compression Calls for Fixed-Cost Approach to Compliance Support

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer today advised lenders to adopt a fixed-cost approach to compliance support in the face of margin compression and declining per-loan profits. By investing in a fixed-cost solution for compliance, lenders can better manage their monthly expenses while ensuring they remain compliant, thus avoiding potential financial penalties associated with non-compliance.
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Comedian Nina G is Challenging How People Think About Stuttering for Disability Awareness Month

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- What do you do when you are professionally funny for a living AND use your own experience as a person with disabilities to crush stigma and change attitudes? Well, for stuttering comedian Nina G, you take it on the road in a series of presentations that are both funny and profound. Much like Hannah Gadsby's breakout Netflix special "Nannette," Nina G blends her comedy "material" with her real life experiences for a unique tour you can see live!
The Everest Foundation

Everest Foundation’s Lauded Research Scholars Land Their Medical Residency

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Everest Foundation (EF) just released its 2018 list of EF Scholars that landed a medical residency training slot on July 1, 2018. Shirisha Reddy, M.D. and Sharjeel Israr, M.D. were among the people to start their residency on July 1; both are from South Asia.

At 2018 GSX, SecuGen to Showcase New Unity Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader and U20-ASF-BT OEM Bluetooth sensor

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing the soon to be released Unity Bluetooth fingerprint reader and the U20-ASF-BT OEM Bluetooth sensor at the Global Security Exchange expo in Las Vegas this month.
iMobie AnyTrans

iMobie AnyTrans Updated for Q4/18 with Ringtone & App Manager to Bring iOS Users A Workaround of iTunes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie flagship product, AnyTrans, has made the greatest update since 2012: granting Apple users full freedom to manage iPhone ringtones and apps after iTunes 12.7. Now, everyone is free to select a favorite song from multiple resources like iPhone, iTunes Library, computer, or YouTube, to cut any part of the song as a ringtone in a straightforward way.



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Trump-Speak Trickery

Opinion: Word-Salad Surgery on Trump-Speak Trickery

G on Politics (OPINION): Like every conservative, Trump uses words to fool the dim-witted. Here is a quick peek at the hidden meanings behind some of the Trump blather, bunk, baloney, hokum, hooey, and humbug. We have obviously fallen into The Outer Zone of Twilight Limits.