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California State Government News and Information

U.S. EPA Honors California For Successful Management Of Recovery Act Funds

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has been recognized for its successful management of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Two to California Energy Commission, Thanks Art Rosenfeld for His Dedicated Service

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- The Governor yesterday announced the appointment of Anthony Eggert and Robert Weisenmiller to the California Energy Commission and expressed his...

Nava's 'Witness Responsibility Act' to Close Loophole in California Law to Protect All Victims

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Responding to the brutal gang rape of a minor in Richmond, California, Assemblymember Pedro Nava’s (D-Santa Barbara) ‘fast tracked’ legislation,...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces First-in-the-Nation Statewide Green Building Standards Code

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Continuing California’s efforts to fight climate change and protect the environment, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the California Building Standards...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces 760 Local Education Agencies Set to Participate in State’s Race to the Top Plan to Date

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Schwarzenegger today announced that to date, 760 local educational agencies have submitted memorandum of understandings (MOU) to partner with...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Highlights California Jobs Initiative to Help Get Economy Back on Track

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Emphasizing that this year’s number one priority is creating jobs and returning people to work to get California’s economy back...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Submission of Application for Up to $490 Million Recovery Act Funding for Schools

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- In keeping with his commitment to protect education, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today signed and announced the submission of the state’s...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments to New Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery; Appoints Margo Reid Brown Chief Deputy

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Following through on his commitment to increase efficiency and make state government work better for the people, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Historic Education Reform Legislation Making California Highly Competitive in Race to the Top

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- After calling a special session and introducing a bi-partisan legislative package, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday (Thurs.) signed historic education reform...

California Recovery Task Force Announces $17.8 Million Awarded For California Data Centers and Telecom Industry

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- The California Recovery Task Force yesterday announced that California companies and organizations have been awarded $35 million in American Recovery...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Provides Constitutional Amendment Language to Increase Higher Education Funding, Shift Funding from Prisons

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Following up on his State of the State proposal to make higher education a priority, yesterday, the Governor has submitted...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Lays out Priorities, Urges Continued Bipartisan Teamwork in State of the State Address

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger delivered his annual State of the State address before a joint session of the California legislature....

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the following appointments: First, Edna Anderson-Owens, 71, of Burbank, has been reappointed to the...

Calif. Assemblymember Nava Introduces Oil Industry Fair Share Act

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- On the eve of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s State of the State Address, and the release of his 2010-11 Budget Proposal,...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Lester Snow as Natural Resources Secretary

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Lester Snow as secretary for the California Natural Resources Agency and also...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Legislation to Crack Down on DUI Offenders

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) announced he would introduce legislation that...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Applauds Action Taken by 11 States to Move Forward with a Low Carbon Fuel Standard

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Two to Ventura County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointments of Roger L. Lund and William Brennan Lynch to judgeships in the Ventura...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Two to Solano County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointments of John B. Ellis and Timmy P. Kam to judgeships in the Solano...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Six to Santa Clara County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointments of Julia A. Emede, Maureen A. Folan, Daniel T. Nishigaya, Ronald I. Toff,...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints V. Raymond Swope to San Mateo County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of V. Raymond Swope to a judgeship in the San Mateo County Superior...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints William Johnson to San Joaquin County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of William D. Johnson to a judgeship in the San Joaquin County Superior...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces 244 Proposed Renewable Energy Projects Throughout State

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the first comprehensive list of 244 proposed renewable energy projects that could produce up to...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Stephen Gallon to Riverside County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Stephen J. Gallon to a judgeship in the Riverside County Superior Court....

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Two to Orange County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointments of Beatriz M. Gordon and Dennis J. Keough to judgeships in the Orange...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Pamela Butler to Monterey County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Pamela L. Butler to a judgeship in the Monterey County Superior Court....

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Donna Tarter to Kings County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Donna L. Tarter to a judgeship in the Kings County Superior Court....

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Two to Kern County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointments of Jose R. Benavides and Susan M. Gill to judgeships in the Kern...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Tricia Bigelow Presiding Justice of Second District Court of Appeal

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Tricia A. Bigelow as presiding justice of the Second District Court of...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Poli Flores Jr. to Imperial County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Poli Flores Jr. to a judgeship in the Imperial County Superior Court....

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Sends Letter to California Congressional Delegation on Health Care Reform Legislation

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and members of the California Congressional...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments for 12.22.09

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the following appointments: First, Ronnie Caplane, 61, of Oakland, has been reappointed to the Workers’...

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Names Joan Sullivan Deputy Mayor Of Education

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa yesterday named Joan Sullivan Deputy Mayor of Education. She is the founder of the Bronx...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces $26.5 Million in Awards to Counties to Combat IHSS Fraud

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Committed to combating fraud within the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined Sacramento County District Attorney...

Nava to close loophole in California law in response to Richmond Gang Rape

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Responding to the brutal gang rape incident of a minor in Richmond, California, Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara), Vice Chair...

Nava and California Breast Cancer Survivors Urge State Leaders to Spare Cuts to Breast Cancer Screening

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymembers Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara), Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa), and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, health organizations, breast cancer...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointment of Ana Matosantos as First Latina Finance Director

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today extended his deep felt gratitude to Michael Genest for his service to the people of California....

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Joins Chanukah Celebration at Capitol Menorah Lighting Ceremony

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and local leaders of the Jewish community today joined Chabad of Sacramento to celebrate Chanukah at the...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger to Promote California’s Leading Green Policies at UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- To highlight California’s leadership in combating climate change and encourage action at all levels of government, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Presents Medal of Valor Award to 27 California State Employees

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday presented 27 state employees with the Governor’s State Employee Medal of Valor award for demonstrating extraordinary...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Election of New Assembly Speaker

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Schwarzenegger yesterday issued the following statement regarding the election of Assemblymember John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) as speaker of...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Proclamation for Special Election to Fill Vacancy in 37th Senate District

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the following proclamation today, declaring June 8, 2010 the date for a special election in California’s...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Congratulates Maj. General William H. Wade II Upon Selection as Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement congratulating Major General William H. Wade II, Adjutant General of the California...

Komen Affiliates Urge Calif. State Leaders to Spare Cuts to Breast Cancer Screening Access for Neediest Women

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara), breast cancer survivors and advocates from all seven California Affiliates of Susan G. Komen for...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on California’s Expansion in Green Jobs and Businesses

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after Next 10 released a report showing that green jobs and businesses...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on California Charter Schools 'A' Rating from Center for Education Reform

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the Washington-based Center for Education Reform released a report, giving California...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Celebrates Opening of Ventura Veterans Home

VENTURA /California Newswire/ -- Continuing his commitment to California’s veterans, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined California Department of Veterans Affairs (CDVA) Secretary Roger Brautigan...

Nava Receives Perfect Score on 2009 Congress of California Seniors Legislature Report Card

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- The Congress of California Seniors has released their California Legislative Report Card and Assemblymember Pedro Nava received a 100 percent...

Nava Releases Memorandum on Ojai Bear Incident and Calif. Dept. Fish and Game Policies – Seeks Public Input

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Following a series of meetings with the California Department of Fish and Game (DFG), Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara) is...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the following appointments: Fred Ameri, 69, of Newport Beach, has been reappointed to the Santa...

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