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Road Safe America Applauds US Conference of Mayors Resolution on Commercial Truck Safety

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Road Safe America applauds the passage of a resolution on commercial trucking by the U.S. Conference of Mayors at their 83rd Annual Meeting today. Over 4,000 motorists die annually in HCV involved crashes and over 100,000 are injured.
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Senator Isadore Hall Calls upon South Carolina to Follow Calif. Lead: Remove Confederate Flags from Govt. Buildings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) today called upon political leaders in South Carolina and any...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Issues Statement on Passage of 2015-16 State Budget Today

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, issued the following statement regarding...
Californians for Retirement Security

Californians for Retirement Security calls on former San Jose Mayor Reed not to accept a $106K payment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Californians for Retirement Security, a 1.6 million member coalition of teachers, firefighters, police officers, school employees, and public...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Gatto and Crime Victims United Issue Statement Regarding AB 84 Being Held by Appropriations Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The following is a joint statement from Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) and Crime Victims United regarding the Assembly...
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Calif. Senator Isadore Hall Statement on Recent Officer Involved Shooting in South Carolina

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay), Vice Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus today released...
Open Truth campaign

The Open Truth campaign and Bay Area Youth Confront Soda Industry in Fight Against Diabetes

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Open Truth campaign, a youth-focused effort to highlight the health impacts of sugary drinks and expose precision...
Anthony Rendon

Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon Statement on Prime Healthcare Opting Out of Daughters of Charity Sale

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in response to Prime Healthcare opting out of its purchase of the Daughters of Charity Health System, Calif....
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas: Protect America and 26,000 Californian Jobs

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) called on House Republican leadership to...
California vs. Big Plastic

California vs. Big Plastic Statement On Certification of Signatures by Plastic Bag Industry on SB 270 Referendum

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California vs. Big Plastic, the coalition of local officials and environmental, labor, and business groups supporting the state’s...
Anthony Rendon

Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon Statement on Attorney General's Decision on Daughters of Charity Sale

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to Calif. Attorney General Kamala Harris approving the sale of the Daughters of Charity Health System to...
Isadore Hall 2.13.15

Calif. Senator Isadore Hall Statement on Pacific Maritime Association shutting down West Coast ports Pres. Day Weekend

SAN PEDRO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) today released the following statement regarding the Pacific Maritime Association’s...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Senator Isadore Hall Statement on Pacific Maritime Association shutting down West Coast ports this weekend

SAN PEDRO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tonight, Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) released the following statement regarding the Pacific Maritime...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Responds to Governor Brown's Proposed 2015-16 State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, today issued the following statement...
Calif. Senator Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Responds to Gov. Brown's 2015 Inaugural Address

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) issued the following statement on Governor Jerry Brown’s inaugural address delivered to a joint...
Smart Cities Prevail

Newport Beach Moves to Pay Prevailing Wage

Unanimous Council Decision Paves Way for SB 7 Compliance NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last night, the Newport Beach City Council voted unanimously to...
Smart Cities Prevail

Prevailing Wage Law Ruled Constitutional

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, San Diego Superior Court Judge Joel R. Wohlfeil issued a tentative ruling upholding Senate Bill 7 – a bipartisan law enacted in 2013 that is designed to encourage more of California’s Charter Cities to pay Prevailing Wage on locally-funded construction projects. In response to today’s developments, Dale Howard, spokesperson for Smart Cities Prevail – California’s leading research and education authority on Prevailing Wage issues – issued the following statement.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cárdenas Attacks Republican House Leadership for Failure to Create 120,000 Jobs

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) recognized the one year anniversary of...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Issues Statement on Passage of New Rainy Day Fund Proposal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), a long-time advocate for government and budgetary reform and the author of ACA...
Assemblymember Muratsuchi

Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Releases Statement on Passage of Rainy Day Fund Proposal

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) today released the following statement in response to the Legislature unanimously passing Assembly Constitutional Amendment...
Assemblymember Muratsuchi

Assemblymember Muratsuchi Disappointed with Toyota’s Announcement to Move HQ from Calif. to Texas

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D – Torrance) today released the following statement in response to Toyota's announcement that they are...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas Applauds Single Republican Vote for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today applauded Florida Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen for her courageous vote last night...

Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery says Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Highlights Need for New Addiction Treatment Methods

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Addiction experts are speaking out over Philip Seymour Hoffman's probable overdose death as a tragedy that could have been prevented. According to Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery, what most aren't saying is that many traditional recovery methods simply don't work in the long term.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas Statement On Republican Immigration Reform

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) issued a statement, following reports of the House Republican “Standards...
Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Responds to Governor's 2014 State of the State

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chair of the Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, released the following statement in...
Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

Disappointment with EDD's Lack of Seamless Execution of Programs for Veterans expressed by Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D – Torrance), Chair of the Veterans Affairs Committee, today released the following statement...
Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Disappointed with Auditor's Findings of Wasteful Spending at State Veterans Home

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D – Torrance) today released the following statement in response to the State Auditor’s findings...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas Statement on the Oct. 1, 2013 Federal Shutdown

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In Washington, D.C., hours after Republican inaction caused a partial government shutdown, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando...
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Calif. Assemblymember Hall Statement on Second HIV Transmission of Adult Film Actor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement following the announcement today that a...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Assemblymember Hall warns Adult Film Industry that move to lift moratorium on film production without requiring condoms is 'dangerous'

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to the adult film industry’s...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Cárdenas Statement On 50th Anniversary of March On Washington

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today released a statement regarding the 50th anniversary of the March...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Assemblymember Hall Releases Statement on Constitutionality of Requiring Condoms in Adult Films

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to U.S. District Judge Dean...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas Statement On U.S. Senate Immigration Bill

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in Washington, D.C., Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) released a statement following the passage of Comprehensive...
Senator Alex Padilla

Calif. Senator Alex Padilla Calls on Congress and President Obama to Act In Response to the Decision on the Voting Rights...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) and President of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO)...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas Applauds Obama Nominations for Cabinet Posts

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the House Committee on...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas Calls for Solution to Damaging Cuts: Thousands could be harmed by 'sequester' cuts scheduled to begin Friday

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With only one legislative day remaining until "sequestration" budget cuts begin taking effect, today called on the U.S....
Senator Alex Padilla

Calif. Assembly Committee Kills Bill That Would Expedite Dismissal of Problem Teachers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/--– The Assembly Education Committee yesterday killed SB 1530, a bill that would have narrowly modified the dismissal process in cases...

California Newswire endorses Jerry Brown for Calif. Gov., and Barbara Boxer for U.S. Senator

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Neotrope® Entertainment, and its online magazine California Newswire® have endorsed Jerry Brown for the 2010 California Governor's race,...

How Weed Won the West: Craig X Rubin is a firm believer in free speech and proves it appearing in 2...

BEVERLY HILLS /California Newswire/ -- Bill O'Reilly called Charlie Sheen a "Pinhead" for "calling for an uprising" and demanding Obama reevaluate the Official 9/11...

Pope of Pot and Desolation of Obama Nation ‘Church is Not a Place for Healing’

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- President Obama promised medical marijuana patients that their cannabis collectives would be protected as long as they followed state...

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