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Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra

Calif. State Legislature Approves Bill to Fix Unemployment Crisis for Classified School Employees – AB 621

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, the California State Assembly sent to the Governor legislation by Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) that will provide vital financial assistance to more than 284,000 classified school employees in California who live paycheck to paycheck. Assemblymember Bocanegra introduced the legislation to bridge the financial burden that classified employees face during the summer months, which often forces them to rely on food banks, max out credit cards, or collect cans on the side of the road.
Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas Leads Hispanic Heritage Resolution, Highlights Contributions of DREAMers

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In recognition of 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) introduced H.Res.524 in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was joined by 104 Members of Congress who signed on as original co-sponsors.
Brown delivers remarks at opening of Eastern Economic Forum

CA Gov Brown Calls for Deeper Trans-Pacific Collaboration on Climate Change at Eastern Economic Forum

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined leaders from Japan, South Korea, Russia, China and more than a dozen other countries at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia where he pushed businesses and governments to join forces not just on trade and investment but also on the decarbonization of the economy.
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs New Compact with Morongo Band Of Mission Indians

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed a tribal-state gaming compact between the State of California and the Morongo Band of Mission Indians. The compact affirms the Tribe's commitment to the residents of Riverside County and is intended to enable the tribal government to invest in worthy causes.
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Measure to Ensure Fairness in the Election Process Approved by the Legislature – SB 45

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) today announced the passage of Senate Bill 45 (SB 45). The measure, which will ensure fairness in elections throughout California, passed the Senate Floor on the special consent calendar with bipartisan support and no opposition
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Assembly Speaker Rendon Statement on DACA Repeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) released the following statement after President Donald Trump exercised executive authority to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas statement on Trump decision to eliminate Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s decision to eliminate the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.

CALIFORNIA BUSINESS

iMobie iOS rescue

Rescue iOS 11 Update Data Loss and Most Common iOS Issues with iMobie’s Myriad of Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Along with iOS 11 debut by Apple Inc., the difficult problem of data loss has hit fever pitch after this update. Worse still, those issues such as iOS update failure, stuck on Apple logo, iOS 11 sticking and more once again push users into miserable abyss. Given that, iMobie has introduced PhoneRescue to help iOS users recover their vital data & files including messages, contacts, photos and more, even without any backup, and all iOS crashes will be also solved in just 1 click, like no data loss happens ever.
First Community Mortgage

The Mortgage Collaborative adds First Community Mortgage to its Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new preferred partnership with national correspondent investor and mortgage loan servicer, First Community Mortgage (FCM). The new relationship with FCM adds another best-in-class national correspondent investor to their preferred partner network.

LIFESTYLE AND ENTERTAINMENT

Lara Grice - CREDIT: GOTCELEB.COM

Girls Trip: All Female Cast Set to Bring Big Bucks at the Box Office

INTERVIEW with Lara Grice: It was girl power all the way as the cast of “Girls Trip” hit the “pink” carpet at L.A. Live last Thursday night. The movie already, being called the movie of the summer, is a message of female friendship and support. An all-female leading cast is so rare in Hollywood these days, but it’s nice to see that Hollywood realizes that the ladies can bring in those big bucks at the box office bucks.
Eileen Grubba in Last Call at Murray’s

‘Sons of Anarchy’ actress Eileen Grubba on ‘Last Call at Murray’s’

INTERVIEW: It’s the small town feel good movie that is sweeping through film festivals and gathering no dust as it piles up the awards. “Last Call at Murray’s” is a story of strength and determination or as leading lady, Eileen Grubba describes it, “I think this movie is an excellent character study, a chance for everyone to look closer at themselves and others and realize people have their quirky and crazy behavior for a reason.”

CALIFORNIA BUSINESS

TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2017

TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2017 – Media Advisory: CEO of Sparkle Coin, Inc. Shows New eCommerce-optimized Crypto-currency

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sparkle Coin, Inc., founders of Sparkle Coin, a new cryptocurrency that allows users to make purchases from popular online retailers - like Amazon and Walmart - and features a currency exchange for liquidity, will be hosting a "lunch and launch" event during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017.
ReverseVision RVX LOS

ReverseVision to Host 2018 UserCon, February 6–8 in San Diego for Mortgage Pros

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, will host its third annual user conference February 6-8, 2018, at the Kona Kai Resort and Spa on San Diego's Shelter Island.
EPIC's Chambers and Dennis

Duane Dennis and Jamie Chambers of EPIC to Present Employee HR Tech Strategies at Cement Employers Assoc. Annual Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal and Senior Consultant Duane Dennis and Director of HR Technology Solutions Jamie Chambers will present at the Cement Employers Association Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 8:15 a.m. at South Point Hotel Casino Spa in Las Vegas.
Singer-Songwriter-Actor PHILLIP BRANDON

‘The Story Begins’ – Soul Singer-Songwriter-Actor PHILLIP BRANDON Debuts at The Colony Theatre

BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Springing forth following eight years of tours as "Narrator" with platinum selling rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra to a feature role in the life story of Gospel legend BeBe Winans, "Born For This: The Musical," Los Angeles native singer-songwriter-actor Phillip Brandon now proudly unveils his debut CD, "The Story Begins," via a spectacular live launch performance Thursday, October 12 at The Colony Theatre in Burbank, California.
Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Awarded AARP Community Challenge 2017 Grant

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to announce it has received an AARP Community Challenge Grant. AARP announced its grant recipients on its website on September 7, 2017. CARR is one of only 4 AARP's Community Challenge Grant recipients in California.

NATIONAL NEWS

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POLITICAL OPINION

Conservatism, Thy Name is Trump

Opinion: Conservatism, Thy Name is Trump

G on Politics (OPINION/satire): In an 'off the record' conversation, a drunken GOP advisor reveals the truth about how Trump represents the Conservative movement. "This is totally off the record," the GOP campaign operative said between shots of Don Q Single Barrel Rum. Although it came out more like "Thiz toally off the recor."