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    Wine Tourism on the Go: Kazzit

    Wine Tourism on the Go: Kazzit Announces Redesigned Web Portal and New Mobile App

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Kazzit, the wine industry's most all-inclusive online community, today announced the launch of a new, redesigned version of its website, Still 100 percent free to consumers, key features of the site include a sleeker, more attractive design, a more engaging user experience with enhanced search and navigation, and a new mobile app.
    Avoid iPhone 7 Upgrade Doom!

    Avoid iPhone 7 Upgrade Doom! Troubleshoot iOS 10 Data Loss and Other Problems, with iMobie’s Tutorial

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Although many users believe their Apple iPhones are 100 percent safe for iOS 10 update, thousands of iOS data disasters occur everyday and countless vital data are missing forever. To minimize the risk and cost of such miseries, iMobie content team prepared a full range of iPhone Data Recovery solutions (covering up to 12 categories of iOS data) for smoothing the way of iOS 10 / iPhone 7 Upgrade.
    Gov Brown

    Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Sept. 2016 National Preparedness Month

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the first day of September, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring September 2016 as “National Preparedness Month” in the State of California. The text of the proclamation follows.
    Adelaide Prescod Cota

    You are Your Best Advocate: Adelaide Prescod Cota Teaches People Importance of Self-Advocacy

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Adelaide P. Cota learned the hard way that there's no better advocate than yourself. However, not many people know where to begin. They need the confidence and resources to get started. That's where Cota comes in. "I'm devoted to sharing my experiences with others so I can help them to advocate for themselves," she says.

    Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California endorses Safety for All Initiative on Nov. 2016 Ballot

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The 700,000 member Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California on Wednesday announced its endorsement of the Safety for All...
    The Friendship Game

    The Friendship Game: Geek Club Books Releases Webisode for Inclusive Classroom on Autism

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their latest educational webisode, "The Friendship Game" to teach elementary school children how to be good friends to their autistic peers. This is the fourth webisode in the free Bluebee TeeVee autism series for the inclusive classroom featuring an autistic host and a Bluebee Pal co-host (Most Innovative Educational Toy 2016).
    Anthony Rendon

    Speaker Rendon, Calif. Assembly Colleagues Launch Resolution Recognizing National Gun Violence Awareness Day

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) joined Assembly colleagues today to introduce House Resolution 52 to mark National Gun Violence...
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    Calif. Assemblyman Gatto to Question Frontier Communications Over Outages

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Members of the local media are invited to attend a hearing held by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles)...
    Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

    Frontier FAIL: Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell to Host Town Hall Confronting Troubled Transition from Verizon to Frontier

    LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell invites residents to a town hall for customers impacted by the switch from...

    Vaccination Health Freedom Rally and CDC Truth March in San Francisco on April 22

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LearnTheRisk will host a Health Freedom Rally and March demanding truth and transparency from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on the U.S. vaccine system and expose the real risks linked to vaccines. When: FRIDAY, April 22, 2016, 12-2 p.m. Where: San Francisco City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place.
    Tony Mendoza SCR 105

    Calif. Legislature Honors Contributions of Pakistani-American Community, Declares March 23 Pakistani American Day 2016

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Senate today recognized the contributions of California’s Pakistani-American community by adopting Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 105...
    SF Mayor Edwin Lee

    S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Armistead Maupin as Recipient of 2016 Mayor's Art Award

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Earlier this month, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that Armistead Maupin, local icon and acclaimed author...
    Calif. Governor Brown

    Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Feb. 2016 Black History Month

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring February 2016, as "Black History Month" in...
    Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

    Reduce Gun Violence! California Senator Isadore Hall Announces Legislative Package

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) announced a legislative package for 2016 designed to reduce...
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Practices What He Preaches, Signs Easy Estate-Planning Deeds at his Office

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) was joined today by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and members of the...
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    The DRONE Act of 2016: Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Announces Consumer Aviation Measure

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto announced a comprehensive solution to the challenges that drones pose, The Drone Registration/Omnibus Negligence-prevention Enactment...
    Gov Brown

    Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Emergency Order On Aliso Canyon Gas Leak

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Given the prolonged and continuing duration of the Aliso Canyon gas leak and at the request of residents and...

    'Winter on Fire' Director Evgeny Afineevsky Awarded by Ukrainian President

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- American-Russian Business Council (ARBC) is pleased to announce that its member and director of the Netflix original documentary 'Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom,' Evgeny Afineevsky, has been awarded the Medal of the Cross of Ivan Mazepa by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
    California vs. Big Plastic

    Three More California City Plastic Bag Bans Go Into Effect Jan. 1, 2016

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Three more California cities – Sacramento, American Canyon, and Milpitas – will implement bans on single-use plastic bags on...
    Digital Roundtable on Religious Intolerance

    Calif. Interfaith Experts Discuss Building Community of Peace from Recent Tragedies in San Bernardino and Worldwide

    CLAREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In light of the recent tragic events in San Bernardino, California and around the world, Claremont Lincoln University on...

    FootMate System from Gordon Brush featured on CNN The Short List for Buying American

    COMMERCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The FootMate System by Gordon Brush was selected by CNN as one of the companies where one can buy American made products for the holidays. The American-made FootMate System helps make optimal foot health easy. It is a complete foot care system for cleaning, soothing, stimulating, and massaging feet in the shower.
    Tony Mendoza and CHP

    Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza and CHP Hosted a Holiday Traffic Safety Event Dec. 11, 2015

    CERRITOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), the California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Office of Traffic Safety, Los Angeles County...
    Weitz & Luxenberg

    Porter Ranch Gas Leak Victims Ask Erin Brockovich, Weitz & Luxenberg for Help

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A standing-room-only crowd of more than 2,200 affected residents gathered Wednesday night Dec. 9 in Porter Ranch, Calif. They were there to listen to environmental activist Erin Brockovich, scientists and attorneys from Weitz and Luxenberg discuss their legal options against Southern California Gas Co. due to a leak from the natural gas storage well in the hills above their homes, the law firm today announced.

    The Miracle of You: new music fuses talents of Paul Luftenegger and NY Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Multi award-winning singer, songwriter and composer Paul Luftenegger and New York Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani, whose hugely successful book 'Dying to be Me' chronicles her struggle with cancer and her near death experience with heaven , are jointly releasing an album to inspire self-love, 'The Miracle of You.'
    Weitz and Luxenberg

    Porter Ranch Gas Leak Victims to Meet Erin Brockovich and Weitz & Luxenberg, Dec. 9

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Environmental activist Erin Brockovich - whom actress Julia Roberts famously portrayed in an Oscar-winning role - will join environmental and consumer protection attorneys from Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., at a Southern California townhall meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 9, for victims of the Porter Ranch gas leak, Weitz and Luxenberg today announced. (Press Release)
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    California Congressman Cardenas says Stop Putting Kids In Jail For Skipping School – H.R. 3782

    SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In Washington, D.C., as part of the President’s recognition of Youth Justice Awareness Month, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas...

    Before I Die Walls: Unique interactive art exhibit coming to Green Hills Memorial Park in PV

    RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'Before I Die' walls, a new interactive art exhibit with installations cropping up around the world - including one now being planned by Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes the weekend of October 16 - is providing a much-needed opportunity to pause for reflection.
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

    Calif. Bill to Keep Your TV from Spying on You Signed into Law – AB1116

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), joined by members of his committee on Consumer Protection and Privacy, authored AB 1116,...
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    Calif. Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee Marks Identity Theft Prevention Success

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) and the members of his Assembly Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection marked a...
    Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

    California Bill to Prevent Child Hunger Signed into Law – SB 708

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 708 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), which will address childhood hunger...

    Growthnet: First Multi-Lingual Group Counseling Comes to the Web

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Reliable group counseling by certified experts is now available online, according to a group of therapists, psychologists, and consultants who have coalesced to form Growthnet, the world's largest multi-lingual network of Web-based group counselors. According to founders John Toomey, Amy Chang, and Savithri Gandhi, current technology allows services to be provided in several languages, with simultaneous interpretation soon to be available in 17 different tongues.

    Renew You Center offers 'Back to You' Special Promising Blissful Relaxation for San Diego Women

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Everyone is running back to school specials, but one local women's anti-aging spa, Renew You Center, is excited to announce its September special, 'Back to You.' It runs from Sept. 1-30, 2015.

    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners allegedly Attacks Chiropractic Activist for Opposition to Forced Vaccinations

    CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractor in Marin County, Calif., received two complaints from the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners last week. 'I expected to be attacked by a government that not merely protects the medical industry; it actively promotes that industry, and forces their procedures upon us, especially the children, without regard to safety, efficacy or the right to choose.'
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    Gov. Brown Signs Gatto Bill Granting Children Access to Ailing Parents – AB 1085

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) legislation to provide access for adult children who wish to visit an ailing...

    Stars Behind Bars: Actor and Author Steve Comisar asks Celebrity A-List Felons for a Little Help

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Steve Comisar is an actor who was convicted of fraud and sent to federal prison. The media and Wikipedia have branded him a con man. Some of Hollywood's major players have served time and can relate to his situation.

    SAN FRANCISCO SB277 Protest Rally and Health Freedom March at Golden Gate Bridge July 3

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Council for Vaccine Safety announced today that on Friday, July 3, Californians will rally simultaneously in cities across the state, to illuminate the truth and stand for health, safety, education, medical freedom and justice for all. Join us as we stand in sincere opposition to the unwarranted and threatening force of the government as it moves - in partnership with big pharma - to strip us of our parental, health and medical freedoms through proposed mandated healthcare legislation, such as CA SB277.

    MostFit Launches New Fitness Innovation for Core Training, the 12 lb Core Hammer

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MostFit is thrilled to announce the launch of their newest product in their fitness line, the 12 lb. Core Hammer. After experiencing an overwhelmingly positive reaction to the original, 8 lb. hammer, Andrew Gavigan, MostFit Owner and President decided to take it up a notch.
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Humane Cosmetics Act to end the use of animals in cosmetics testing

    WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- This week, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) joined Reps. Martha McSally (R-AZ), Don Beyer (D-VA) and...
    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...

    Historic WWII D-Day Flag to be Auctioned by Grenadier Military Antiques Auctions for 71st anniversary of D-Day

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- An historic 48-star American D-Day flag - similar to one radio personality Glenn Beck paid $350,000 for in an auction last June - will be offered for auction during June 2015 by Grenadier Military Antiques Auctions in Los Angeles. The auction coincides with the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII and the 71st anniversary of the D-Day landings.
    Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    Onsite-Water Recycling Practices: Recycled-Water Bill Passes Assembly as California Drought Lingers

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California is in the midst of a historic drought, and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) has continued his focus...
    Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

    Calif. Bill to Prevent Child Hunger Approved by State Senate: Increases Access to National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Senate today approved a bill to address childhood hunger and improve access to the National School...
    Hall and Lamar

    Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III Names Compton Native Kendrick Lamar 'California Senate Generational Icon'

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) has bestowed fellow Compton, California native and two...

    Author Kelly Browne Reissues '101 Ways To Say Thank You' with Social Media Tips for 2015

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'In the electronic revolution we live in, nothing makes an impact and expresses your gratitude more than the classic handwritten thank you note, sent in the mail with a stamp!' says Kelly Browne, author of the bestselling book, '101 Ways To Say Thank You' (ISBN: 9781402747021; Sterling Publishing)
    Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

    California Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring California Library Week

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring April 12 through 19, 2015, as California...
    Save the Drop

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti Launches 'Save the Drop' Campaign, encouraging Angelenos to address the Epic Drought

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti launched a major, citywide water conservation outreach campaign – "Save the...
    We Care LA campaign march

    We Care LA campaign gains momentum, supporters march urging County Supervisors to take action to lift caregivers from poverty

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As L.A. County home care providers struggle to make ends meet, thousands of caregivers and supporters marched and...

    On National Ferret Day 2015, California Ferret Enthusiasts Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Ballot Initiative

    LA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- April 2 is National Ferret Day in the USA and California ferret lovers are using the occasion to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Tired of working and waiting for ferret legalization, which never comes despite thirty years of efforts - is planning a ballot initiative to free our domestic ferrets from unnecessary and unfair regulation.

    Author of the 'Sir Licksalot' Series, D.L. Carroll, Receives Prestigious 2015 Award from Family Review Center

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Family Review Center honors D.L. Carroll, author of the 'Sir Licksalot' children's book series, with the 2015 Star Award. The Star Award is to recognize outstanding companies and business owners. An interview with Carroll is published in the 2015 Awards Edition of the Family Review Center's Magazine.
    Congressman Tony Mendoza

    Vaccinations Required for Calif. Day Care Center Workers Under Bill Introduced by Senator Mendoza – SB 792

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an effort to protect California children in day care from contracting serious diseases, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia)...