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California Farmland Trust

California Farmland Trust announces Significant Goal Achieved: 16,000 Acres of CA Farmland Protected

ELK GROVE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Farmland Trust (CFT), a Sacramento County based non-profit, has recently reached permanent protection of over 16,000 acres of California farmland - and CFT is celebrating! Why is this noteworthy?
Paragon Insurance - Erik Kriens

Paragon Insurance Strengthens Wine Industry Operations with Promotion of Erik Kriens to Regional President in the West

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC ("Paragon"), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced the promotion of Erik Kriens to Regional President. Kriens is based in Paragon's San Francisco office and reports directly to Paragon CEO and Co-founder Ron Ganiats.
DOCG 1969-2019

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Announces 2019 Communications Campaign for U.S. Audience

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. is pleased to announce its 2019 communications program for the United States. The Consorzio of vine-growers, winemaking companies and bottlers from Italy's Conegliano Valdobbiadene, which was established to safeguard the standards of what eventually became the D.O.C.G. criteria in crafting wines of the highest quality and distinct provenance, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the appellation.
WENTE Vineyards - California

Wente Vineyards Announces its 2019 Sustainable Winegrowing Report Card for Earth Day

LIVERMORE VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In honor of today's Earth Day 2019, Wente Vineyards is proud to share an updated series of green initiatives and programming, all of which reflect the winery's longstanding (136 years and counting!) and ongoing commitment to sustainable wine growing.
Brown delivers remarks at opening of Eastern Economic Forum

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Legislation Establishing Statewide Water Efficiency Goals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed SB 606 by Senator Robert Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) and AB 1668 by Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) to help the state better prepare for droughts and climate change by establishing statewide water efficiency standards.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for April 20, 2017 including State Board of Food and Agriculture

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Michelle Banonis, 40, of Sacramento, has been appointed assistant chief deputy director at the California Department of Water Resources. Banonis has been area manager for the Bay Delta Office at the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation since 2016, where she has served in several positions since 2009.
Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cárdenas Introduces Legislation to Honor César Chávez

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas, introduced a congressional resolution honoring the life and work of César Chávez. Chávez was a prominent labor rights activist who organized migrant and farm laborers in the western United States.
Cannabis Business Expo

California’s 2018 Business-critical Cannabis Regulations to be Addressed at San Diego Cannabis Business Expo

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MJIC, Inc., the leading provider of cannabis regulatory compliance solutions and services, media, investor capital and supply chain distribution, announced today that it expects to sell out for its upcoming third Annual Cannabis Business Expo, March 5 - 8, 2017 in San Diego, California.
Japanese Food Supporter

Japanese Food Supporter Event Comes to San Francisco with Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In San Francisco on February 27, 2017 the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan will hold briefing sessions and exchange meetings aimed at promoting understanding of this system and expanding the number of supporter store certifications for restaurants and retail stores, Japan Products Promotions announced today.
Napa County Citizens Rally

Napa County Citizens Rally Nov. 18 to Block Walt Ranch Deforestation and Development Project

NAPA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Napa County citizens and Defenders of East Napa Watersheds will rally in front of the County Administration Building at noon on Friday, November 18, 2016, Forests Forever announced today. This occasion is the first day of hearings on the appeal against the Walt Ranch project.
Sambrailo Packaging Launches Certified Organic

Sambrailo Packaging Launches Certified Organic Fruits and Vegetables Packaging for CCOF-certified Growers

WATSONVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sambrailo Packaging recently introduced a new stock print row crop box in partnership with CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) for CCOF-certified organic growers. The box clearly states "Certified Organic Fruits and Vegetables" on the sides in an effort to help small organic farmers promote certified organics right from their fields.

Healthy Earth Music & Arts Fest Debuts Earth Day Weekend, in L.A. at Leimert Park

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Earth Day Weekend will hold special significance this year when the inaugural Healthy Earth Music and Arts Fest makes its premiere in Los Angeles' historic Leimert Park, Saturday, April 23. In addition to this multi-cultural, sustainable lifestyle event, produced by Transmedia 360, encouraging health and environmental awareness, the festival will feature the unveiling of the humanitarian organization, Cure4Hunger's (C4H) new agricultural technology.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 19-20, 2016 including to Agricultural Associations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Charlene Taylor, 63, of Elk...

Specialty food for a special cause: Food Philippines brings social enterprises to 2016 Winter Fancy Food Show

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sixteen Philippine companies are participating in this year's Winter Fancy Food Show (WFFS) slated at the Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, January 17-19, the Philippine Trade and Investment Center Silicon Valley announced today. Each with an advocacy at the heart of its business, these companies bring with them narratives of the people, places, and practices incidental and instrumental to their production.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 9, 2015 including to 39th District Agricultural Association

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Andrew Campbell, 23, of Oakdale, has...

Semair Farm Estate: Luxury Real Estate Horse Property in Montecito, CA Offered Via Sealed Bid

MONTECITO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's the luxury real estate opportunity of a lifetime. The Semair Farm Estate located in Montecito, Calif. is available for the first time in nearly 40 years and sealed bids are due by Nov. 18 via Sage Auctions LLC.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cardenas Calls For Farmworker Education to Protect American Families

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) recently reintroduced a bill to protect American families from...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto Proposes Calif. Bill to Label Food Irrigated with Contaminated Fracking Water – ABX2-14

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Some California crops are being irrigated with oil-field wastewater from hydraulic fracturing, (otherwise known as “fracking”), says Assemblyman Mike...
Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown, Legislative Leaders Announce $1 Billion Emergency Drought Package

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mobilizing state resources to face another year of extreme dry conditions, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 24, 2015 including to District Agricultural Associations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Leta Ciavaglia, 61, of Sanger, has...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 23, 2015 including to Board of Food and Agriculture

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Ashley Boren, 53, of San Francisco,...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

California Legislation to Create New Funding Stream for Water Efficiency Signed by Gov. Brown – AB 2636

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Another key water-conservation bill introduced by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), and co-authored by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley),...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 11, 2014 including to the 29th District Agricultural Association

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments for February 11: First, Nancy Ward, 58, of...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

California Congressman Cárdenas Introduces Food Safety Farm Legislation to Help Protect Families from Food-borne Illness

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In Washington, D.C., today U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today introduced a bill to help protect more...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Oct. 7, 2013 including to the 54th District Agricultural Association

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following state government appointments: First, Karin Schwartz, 49, of...

Orange County Produce, LLC and the Orange County Great Park Partner to Glean Food for Local Food Banks

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Orange County Produce, LLC and the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif., continues its 'Parks without Borders' program by offering fresh food to Orange County's local food banks and soup kitchens. Orange County Produce is growing food on the four-acre VALOR Field at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, to support this effort.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto's Bill to Save Iconic California Citrus Industry Heads to the Governor's Desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to help save California’s citrus industry from devastation passed the Senate today...

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