California Government

California Government

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Dan Schnur Chair of Fair Political Practices Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Dan Schnur as chair of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)....

Nava’s Calif. Foreclosure Prevention Legislation Passes Key Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assembly Bill 1639, a key piece of foreclosure prevention legislation authored by Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbra), cleared a...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the following appointments: First, Neal Asper, 61, of Yakima, Washington, has been appointed administrator...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Directs Administration to take Action on SOMB Recommendations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday directed his Administration to take action on recommendations provided by the Sex Offender Management Board...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Measure to Revitalize Jordan Downs and Nickerson Gardens Communities in Watts Approved by State Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Assembly today approved AB 1641 by Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles),...

California Cat Declawing/Devocalizing Measure Passed by Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assembly Bill 2743, authored by Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara), which will make it illegal for a landlord in...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Deaths of Two Camp Pendleton Marines

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Cpl. Jeffery W. Johnson of Tomball, TX,...

22 States Join California’s Fight Against Federal Judges Forcing Program Eliminations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- $2.4 billion of cuts approved by the legislature and signed by the Governor have been tied up by federal...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement Following Senate Confirmation of Finance Director Ana Matosantos

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Ana Matosantos as director of...

Los Angeles Gun Buyback Takes Over 2500 Firearms Off The Streets

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck yesterday announced the results of the 2010 Gun Buyback program....

Legislative Leaders Announce Package of Measures to Calif. Close Tax Loopholes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legislators held a State Capitol News Conference today to announce the introduction of a package of bills to close...

Bass/Hall Bill to Reopen Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital Approved by Assembly Health Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Assembly Health Committee today approved AB 2599 jointly authored by Speaker Emeritus Karen Bass (D- Baldwin Hills) and...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Celebrates First Phase Completion of Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project to Green the Grid

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today celebrated the completion of the first phase of Southern California Edison’s Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project,...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces State will Contract with Federal Government to Cover High-Risk, Uninsured Californians

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announcing his intention to...

Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Senate Confirmation of Abel Maldonado as Calif. Lt. Governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the State Senate confirmed Abel Maldonado as Lieutenant Governor: “I...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Joins Trust for Public Land to Announce Public-Private Partnership to Save Hollywood Sign

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined the Trust for Public Land (TPL) to announce it has secured the necessary funding...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Hear California’s Ban of Violent Video Game Sales

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court decided to review Schwarzenegger v. Video...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Requests Federal Disaster Declaration for California Due to Baja Calif. Earthquake Damage

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today sent a letter to President Barack Obama through Federal Emergency Management Agency Region IX Regional...

Ca. Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Employment Report

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the California Employment Development Department released employment numbers for the...

Nava Announces Introduction of Corporate Political Expenditure Accountability Act

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara) and the California Public Interest Research Group (CalPIRG) announced today the introduction of the...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces California Has Exceeded Its Target to Reduce State Fleet

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Following through on his efforts to reduce unnecessary, wasteful state spending and improve government efficiency, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today...

California Recovery Task Force Director Herb K. Schultz Issues Statement on Inspector General's Findings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Recovery Task Force Director and Senior Advisor to the Governor Herb K. Schultz issued the following statement after...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Richard Rice Director of the California Recovery Task Force

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Richard Rice as director of the California Recovery Task Force and...

Ca. Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Resignation of FPPC Chairman Ross Johnson

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Chairman Ross...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Legislation to Provide Greater Assistance to Calif. Homeowners

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today signed SB 401 by Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis), legislation that will bring much of our...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Applauds $333,000 Grant to Find New Uses for NUMMI Facility

FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the U.S. Economic Development Administration awarded a $333,000 grant to...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Superior Court Appointments for 4.08.10

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Tara M. Desautels to a judgeship in the Alameda County Superior...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Ann Ameral to Stanislaus County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Ann Q. Ameral to a judgeship in the Stanislaus County Superior...

Calif. California Recovery Task Force Director Issues Statement and Sends Letter to U.S. Department of Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Recovery Task Force Director Herb K. Schultz issued the following statement and sent the following letter to the...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Highlights Job Creation at SKECHERS Groundbreaking

RIVERSIDE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today attended the groundbreaking of the new, state-of-the-art SKECHERS North American Operations Headquarters at the Highland...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Directs Sex Offender Management Board to Review Gardner Case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today directed the Sex Offender Management Board to review the John Albert Gardner case to determine...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools List

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the California State Board of Education voted to approve a...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Unveils Partnership with Microsoft to Offer Job Training to Californians

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that California will join forces with Microsoft to provide free technology training to thousands...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Celebrates Success of Bank on California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Announces Over 100,000 Accounts Opened, Sacramento, Santa Ana Latest to Join Program. Emphasizing the importance of providing Californians access...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Bill Leonard Secretary of State and Consumer Services Agency

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Bill Leonard as secretary of the State and Consumer Services Agency...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Directs CDCR to Retain All Sex Offender Parole Files

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today directed the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to retain all files on sex...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces California Receives Major Disaster Declaration for Counties Affected by Winter Storms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster declaration for Calaveras, Imperial, Los Angeles,...

Ca. Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Camp Pendleton Marine

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Lance Cpl. Nigel K. Olsen, 21 of...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces New Governance Entity to Advance Health Information Exchange in California with Stimulus Funding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Schwarzenegger and California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) Secretary Kim Belshé today announced the state’s intent to...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on $700 Million Allocation to Aid Struggling Homeowners

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the Obama Administration announced that California is eligible for up...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Applauds Kyocera Decision to Create Green Jobs in California

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after Kyocera Solar, Inc. announced plans to begin manufacturing solar...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Actions to Fight Obesity, Promote Healthy Living

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Following a moderated discussion with President Clinton at the Governor’s 2010 Summit on Health, Nutrition and Obesity: Actions for...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Offers Rewards for Information in Four Unsolved Cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday offered rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction in a California court of...

Calif. Assemblymember Nava Calls for Ban on Toxic Lead Shot in State Wildlife Areas

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Earlier today, Assemblymember Pedro Nava announced the introduction of Assembly Bill 2223, which will ban the use of toxic...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Convenes 2010 Summit on Health, Nutrition and Obesity: Actions for Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Joined by President Bill Clinton, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today convened the Governor’s 2010 Summit on Health, Nutrition and...

Regional Industry Grants Provided To 10 Regions Across California, More Than $2 Million Fund Job Training Programs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Recovery Task Force on Friday announced the 10 recipients of nearly $2.2 million in Regional Industry Clusters...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Seven to Los Angeles County Superior Court

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday announced the appointments of Karen M. Ackerson-Brazille, David R. Fields, Reva G. Goetz, Laura...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces $130 Million Investment in Transportation Projects

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced yesterday that California will receive an additional $130 million in new funding from the American...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger California Superior Court Appointments for Feb. 18, 2010

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Bret D. Hillman to a judgeship in the Tulare County Superior...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Visits 405 Carpool Lane Project On One Year Anniversary of Recovery Act

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Schwarzenegger today announced that on the one year anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act),...

FEATURED STORIES