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CA General Editorial

General Editorial News from California

CA General Editorial

CA General Editorial
General Editorial News from California
Artist Robaba Mohammadi - Credit Ali Mohammadi

Exiled Afghan Artist Robaba Mohammadi Paints Without Arms or Legs and Inspires Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Robaba Mohammadi, Afghanistan's most famous artist, who paints with her mouth due to a birth defect which denies her the use of her limbs, is reacting to the Taliban's recent takeover of her homeland by building a movement to honor Heroes everywhere, and seeks assistance from those who share her goals with the Robaba Art and Cultural Center.
Local Anchor - Community Accelerator Program

South Bay Mommies & Daddies, a Parents Network, Rebrands as Local Anchor with National Expansion Underway

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- South Bay Mommies & Daddies, a popular Los Angeles area community platform for parents that boasts nearly 8,000 members, is rebranding and expanding as Local Anchor after being selected for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program.
Fritzi Horstman and Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris

Compassion Prison Project and CA Surgeon General Burke-Harris Raise ACE Awareness in CA Prison

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Compassion Prison Project (CPP) piloted its innovative new series "Trauma Talks," an educational video program with accompanying workbook this week. CPP's mission is to create trauma-informed prisons and communities by bringing trauma awareness education and proven healing modalities to the men and women living and working in prison.
Get Laughs or Cry Trying Episode 2

Comedy Series, ‘Get Laughs or Cry Trying with Ken Rudnick’ is official selection at Battle of the Sketches

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Get Laughs or Cry Trying" is a fresh digital sketch comedy series, releasing original sketches on 4K HD on YouTube every Sunday through January 16, 2022, followed by HD release the next day on Instagram. The second episode, "PostMurder" premiered July 25, 2021, and is an Official Selection of The 4th Annual Battle of the Sketches.
Book: Something Better Brewing

Book Premiere for ‘Something Better’s Brewing’ by Former Convict Turned Multi-Millionaire Bikini Barista Mogul

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On July 31, 2021, Los Angeles based publishing company Launch Pad Publishing is celebrating the release of "Something Better's Brewing: What I Learned From Prison, Parenthood and Pouring Coffee" (ISBN: 978-195140765) - the debut memoir from Sarah Birnel.
CDF Labor Law LLP - Food from the Bar Supporter

California Families Facing Food Insecurity Receive Over 27,000 Meals From Employees at CDF Labor Law

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The stories are endless of jobs suddenly gone forever and families struggling to get by. As cities across the nation continue to deal with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, employees at CDF Labor Law LLP (CDF) got busy partnering with food banks and programs aimed to get food into the hands of hungry communities.
BOOK: Adventure Zone

New Children’s Book ‘Adventure Zone’ Excites Experts with Its Fun Format, Explaining Pediatric Therapies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Authors Allison Klimowicz and Veronica Stanley-Hooper have written a children's book entitled "Adventure Zone" (ISBN: 979-8524737199). This book, written for parents and children from the ages of 6 to 12 years old, explains pediatric therapies in a fun, informative way.
Burbank Widening Citizens Group

Burbank Widening Citizens Group Builds Opposition to Los Angeles’ Burbank Blvd Street Widening Project

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Burbank Widening Citizens Group. ("BWC Group") announced today that it is organizing in opposition to the Burbank Blvd. Street Widening Project. The Group consists of businesses and residences situated along the affected Burbank Blvd., between Lankershim Blvd. and Cleon St.
Staff from Petco and the Sacramento SPCA gathered for the check presentation at the Folsom retail store

Sacramento SPCA Receives $15K Lifesaving Investment from Newly Named Petco Love for the Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- he Sacramento SPCA announced today that they received a $15,000 grant investment from Petco Love, to support their lifesaving work for animals through the newly constructed Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center. A check presentation was held at the Petco retail store located at 855 E Bidwell Street in Folsom, California on Friday, July 9 at 11 a.m.
DRUNK TALK by Mike Davis AND TL Banks

New Book Combines Humor with Shock: ‘Drunk Talk’ Is A True Original

ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Authors Mike Davis AND TL Banks would like to announce their new book "Drunk Talk" (ISBN: 979-8675709625). "Drunk Talk" is a one-of-a-kind book with something for everyone and will have you laughing hysterically as you are forced to question what you believe to be true.
MAGLITE - MAG Instrument

4th of July Marks Deadliest Days of the Year, Sees Dramatic Spike in Traffic-Related Deaths Every Year

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The deadliest days of the year for traffic related accidents are those surrounding the 4th of July holiday. Every year there is a dramatic spike in pedestrian related deaths and injuries during that time. In response MAGLITE® and First Responders Children's Foundation (FRCF) are joining together to promote traffic and pedestrian safety awareness.
Scientology Volunteer Ministers distribute urgently needed supplies

Scientology Volunteer Ministers provide Help to the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, an Island in Need

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For 16 days, a team of Scientology Volunteer Ministers from Florida, arranged by the Freewinds, the Church of Scientology religious retreat, came to the aid of the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

In Response to San Jose Shooting, ‘Sponsor A Ride’ Will Underwrite Local Trips for Essential Workers during VTA Shutdown

CUPERTINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Due to the tragic shooting today at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority rail yard in San Jose, Sponsor a Ride is underwriting local Uber and Lyft trips for all essential workers, medical personnel, and first responders who cannot get to their jobs due to the VTA shutdown, according to Logistics coordinator Mirna Saraswati.
Run Across America For Trauma Awareness

Inaugural Run Across America For Trauma Awareness Event June 2021 #RAAFTA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Compassion Prison Project (CPP) is very pleased to announce their Inaugural Run Across America For Trauma Awareness (#RAAFTA) fundraising event in partnership with Be The Good. The objective is to run a cumulative 3,000 miles.
Author and Physician Dr. Bruce Perry

Dr. Bruce Perry and Compassion Prison Project: Uncovering Hidden Truths of Childhood Trauma Within Prisons

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Reflecting on his new book with Oprah Winfrey, "What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience and Healing," Dr. Perry sits down this week for an in-depth conversation with Compassion Prison Project Founder and award-winning film producer Fritzi Horstman.
California Safe Schools

California Safe Schools Honors Students, 2021 Earth Day Champions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- March 30, 2021 marked the 23rd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS), a celebrated children's environmental health and justice coalition, founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina's two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.
The Leafwing by Deborah Copeland

New YA Novel, ‘THE LEAFWING’ honored on FILM 14: one of the best book trailers of 2020

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "The Leafwing" (ISBN: 978-0981660233), by author Deborah Copeland, is a new YA fantasy novel that is making waves on the YA Fantasy charts. With a book trailer that lives up to the high-intensity drama and mythological thrill as the novel, it certainly is a great fantasy book to immerse yourself in.
The Energy Formula

Launch Pad Publishing Releases ‘The ENERGY Formula’ Bringing Biohacking to Everyone

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Launch Pad Publishing is releasing a groundbreaking new book about health, energy and longevity by biochemist, Registered Dietitian, sports nutritionist and formulation scientist Shawn Wells. The author's experiences overcoming a range of personal health battles led to the writing of the book, which supplements scientific research with his own personal experiences.
XLNT Foods

XLNT Foods Beefs Up Brand Just in Time for National Tamale Day

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- XLNT Foods, the oldest continuously operating Mexican food brand in the United States, is no stranger in the supermarket aisle. It's been producing small batch tamales and chili con carne with the same authentic recipe since 1894, but knows its marketing could benefit from more variety.
Everyday Self-Care and Your High Needs Child

Everyday Self-Care and Your High Needs Child: Launch Pad Publishing Releases Self-Care Book For Parents with High Needs Children

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book in a new self-care series and it's the answer to caring for a child with high needs in our "sacrificial mom" culture. "Everyday Self-Care and Your High Needs Child" follows author Natalie Brobin's journey.
Olga Kambod, before and after images

California Woman, Former Beauty Queen, Survives Acid Attack and Works to Raise Awareness

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Olga Kambod, a Pasadena, California resident, was the victim of a brutal acid attack which scarred the right side of Her face. And while she may have been the victim in the incident, her attitude is far from someone who's giving in to her attacker.
Kids Read Now 2021

Kids Read Now Mails Books to CA Students, Eliminates Learning Loss: Closing Opportunity Gap for California Students

VISTA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Kids Read Now is excited to partner with Guajome Park Academy to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. Guajome Park Academy is the first school district in California to partner with Kids Read Now to eliminate learning loss and close the opportunity gap for their students.
Ed Sullivan Stage Wall Signed by The Beatles

Rockaway Records Announces Musical Artifact from THE BEATLES on The Ed Sullivan Show for Sale

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Music collectors take note. Fifty-seven years ago, on February 9, 1964, The Beatles made history with their first live American television appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show." It had one of the largest viewing audiences ever, changed the course of music and influenced generations to follow. Today, Rockaway Records is proud to present a rare, one-of-a-kind artifact from that historic debut - a fully-signed piece of that stage's backdrop.
BOOK: Say Their Names by Campaign Justice

Book Release from Campaign Justice: ‘Say Their Names, 101 Unarmed Black Women, Men and Children Killed By Law Enforcement’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Campaign Justice announced today that Black History Month is not only a time of recognizing the accomplishments of African-Americans, but is also a time to brighten the spotlight on systemic racism within law enforcement. "Say Their Names: 101 Unarmed Black Women, Men and Children Killed By Law Enforcement" (ISBN: 979-8570456860) is a newly released reference book which documents the stories of a few who have lost their lives during a brush with police.
puppy recently treated by the Sacramento SPCA

Sacramento SPCA Races to Complete its Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they have reached more than 90% of their fundraising goal to finish construction of the Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center - and the non-profit organization is asking for community support to help cross the finish line.
Parents Guide to Happy Children

South Bay Mommies & Daddies teams with Beach Cities Health District to Support Raising Happy and Resilient Children

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Parents' Guide to Raising Happy, Healthy and Resilient Children," presented in partnership with Beach Cities Health District and South Bay Mommies and Daddies, is a five-part video series designed for parents of children ages 0-6.
Cursive is Cool Contest 2021

Handwriting is Cool! 8th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Adds Additional Prizes for Pandemic-Friendly Participation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Cursive is Cool® contest will be held as usual this year after encouragement from teachers, parents and students, announced the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation today, despite some schools in the USA and Canada operating remotely, or using a hybrid model with in-person learning.
Trans Family Support Services

Denial of Coverage for Gender-Affirming Care in California Declared Unlawful says TransFamily Support Services

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TransFamily Support Services (transfamilysos.org) today announced a milestone victory in the organization's mission to build a world where all genders are accepted and treated equally.
Aloha Wanderwell

Aloha Wanderwell Baker Film Makes 2020 LOC National Film Registry Cut

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Library of Congress has just announced its annual list of 25 films selected to be preserved in the National Film Registry's vault. And, Richard Diamond, trustee, Richard Diamond Trust, is excited to share that "With Car and Camera Around the World" made the cut.
CalRecycle

Calif. Wildfire survivors must act now to join the California no-cost 2020 wildfire cleanup program, says CalRecycle

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Survivors whose homes were damaged in the 2020 California wildfires now have until January 15, 2021, to sign up for the government-run debris removal program, says CalRecycle. The program is also available to property owners with fire damaged trees in danger of falling on public roads and other infrastructure.
What I Wish I Was Told: Part 2

New Children’s Book Series Prescribes Solutions for Racism, Inequality and Hate

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Author/Educator and Chiropractor based in Santa Monica, Dr. Todd Gewant, today announced the release of his 2nd book in the "What I Wish I Was Told" children's book series, "What I Wish I Was Told: Part 2: A Poetic Guide To Unite Us All" (ISBN: 979-8696235394).
CalRecycle

California Association of Food Banks and CalRecycle recommend practical steps every Californian can take right now to help hungry families

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ --  Demand for food assistance has more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, with nearly 1 in 4 Californians without enough to eat. Sheltering-in-place makes it difficult to take part in traditional in-person holiday food drives and fundraising events. But this year it’s more important than ever to help people struggling to feed their families during the holidays, according to the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery and its partner the California Association of Food Banks.
Sacramento SPCA staff member holds kitten

Sacramento SPCA Hosts Special Fundraiser to Build the New Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA will host a special stay-at-home fundraiser on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 6 p.m. to help fund and build the new Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center at the Sacramento SPCA.
Move For Hunger and Chipman

Sacramento Turkey Drive to Fight Hunger launched by Move For Hunger and Chipman Relocation & Logistics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Chipman Relocation & Logistics Sacramento - a Full-Service Mover, Storage and Logistics Company, and Move For Hunger - a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announce a local Thanksgiving food drive that will fight hunger and reduce food waste throughout the city.
New Book, 'Near Death'

New Book, ‘Near Death’ Earns Five Star Reviews for Real Life Ghostbuster’s First Fiction Foray

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nifni Press, a Paraphrase, LLC imprint, released "Near Death (A Raney/Daye Investigation Book 1)" (ISBN: 978-1953566003), a paranormal mystery introducing a new team of investigators that has already garnered several 5-star reviews from ReadersFavorite.com and been lauded by noted mediums for its refreshingly real portrayal of the paranormal.
Pamela Kawada, JD, Esq.

Pamela Kawada – Contributing Author of OWN YOUR DREAMS – New Book Featuring Stories to Inspire and Motivate

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pamela Kawada, president PK Media, collaborates with 20 other prominent authors in new book, "Own Your Dreams." With a foreword by Les Brown, a world-renowned motivational speaker, the book is filled with stories designed to inspire personal strength and evoke the achievement of dreams and goals.
Book, Life is A Ride by Chris Joseph

Life is a Ride: My Unconventional Journey of Cancer Recovery – Launch Pad Publishing Releases Memoir About Overcoming Cancer

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Launch Pad Publishing is releasing its first memoir about overcoming cancer using unconventional methods. "Life is a Ride: My Unconventional Journey of Cancer Recovery" (ISBN: 978-1951407292) tells the tale of environmental consultant Chris Joseph, who, at 59, received a diagnosis of stage three pancreatic cancer.
Tickle.Life Joins with Wellcelium

Tickle.Life Joins with Wellcelium to Grow Its Sex Education Classes and Coaching

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tickle.Life (Tickle-dot-Life), World's First Community based Discovery Platform for Sex and sexuality, today announced a new collaboration with Wellcelium (well-see-lee-um), a new online school teaching sex, intimacy, and relationship skills through offering live classes, one-on-one coaching, and a variety of quality resources to deepen and grow human relationships.
Good Heart Catering Los Angeles

Film Companies and Producers in L.A. Struggling to Find Solution to Social Distancing for Craft Services

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Good Heart Catering in Los Angeles is excited to welcome back those slowly returning to offices and film productions in Los Angeles.
Kitchen Table STEAM

Green Kid Crafts launches Kitchen Table STEAM to Support Families Teaching at Home This Fall

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As families transition from summer activities to virtual, in-person, or hybrid schooling this fall, many caregivers are concerned about providing their children with activities that are fun and educational. Green Kid Crafts, a subscription box service centered on STEAM and nature-based activities, launched their Kitchen Table STEAM program on September 2 to give families extra support this fall.
The Power of Tattoos

HGTV Personality Cary Weldy Launches New Book ‘The Power of Tattoos’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In his groundbreaking new book, Cary Weldy discusses how the science of art - including the lines, shapes, colors, patterns, and symbology in a single tattoo or art piece on the wall - dramatically changes one's life experience.
Live ADHD Free

Live ADHD Free: The New Adulting: High School and College Success During Troubled Times

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- College is a completely different world from High School. It can be a stressful and, at times, unhappy environment for those struggling to make the adjustment, says Live ADHD Free founder Carol Gignoux, M. Ed. For those students with ADHD, it may even be more so.
The Addiction Diaries

Launch Pad Publishing Releases Addiction Recovery Anthology, ‘The Addiction Diaries’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Launch Pad Publishing is releasing its first ever anthology, a collection of 18 essays about addiction and recovery from some of the world's top addiction and recovery writers: "The Addiction Diaries: Stories of Darkness, Hope and All That Falls in Between" (ISBN: 978-1951407278).
Author Sam Harris

In partnership with Compassion Prison Project, Sam Harris, NY Times Bestselling Author Bestows Gift to Nation’s Prisons

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In partnership with Compassion Prison Project, Sam Harris - neuroscientist, philosopher, podcaster and five-time New York Times best-selling author - has just donated his top-rated app, Waking Up, to ALL prisons in the United States.
Agent Orange Roundup

New Book by Two US Marines, Exposes Epidemic in ‘Agent Orange Roundup: Living with a Foot in Two Worlds’

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- National Agent Orange Day is August 10. While COVID-19 races through the U.S. population, another invisible killer continues to rage among our already endangered population. Agent Orange continues to contaminate and kill civilians and veterans more than 50 years after spraying. Two Marines, Brent MacKinnon and Sandy Scull, have published a personal account detailing damage done to both body and soul: "Agent Orange Roundup: Living with a Foot in Two Worlds" (ISBN 978-1634989565).
MAGLITE Tactical Backpacks

MAGLITE Introduces New Backpack Line Made in the USA for Performance and Durability

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MAGLITE® is introducing a line of backpacks that meet the MAGLITE standard for performance and durability. The backpacks are "Manufactured in the U.S.A." The backpacks are made to the same standards as those provided to active duty service members of the U.S. military.
Pet ID Backup Plan - Sacramento SPCA

Pets and Fireworks During Pandemic: Tips to Keep Pets Happy and Safe on July 4th

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Every Independence Day, shelters are filled with lost and injured pets. The Sacramento SPCA is recommending the following tips to keep your pet safe so you can all enjoy a happy and safe Fourth of July.
MAGLITE Movember Survival Flashlight

Maglite and Movember Partner to Shine a Light on Men’s Health Issues

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Maglite and Movember are partnering to shine a light on men's health and well-being. The Movember Mini Maglite AA PRO LED is available now. Owning one will shine a light on your support of men's health issues and a percentage of the proceeds will go to supporting the causes championed by Movember.
CAL STATE LA - Los Angeles

Cal State LA partners with Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, L.A. County for community food distribution during pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA teamed up with partners from the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Los Angeles County to offer a free drive-thru food distribution Thursday to provide basic needs to communities served by the university.
BeingWellCA - 4 COLIN License Plate

Mental Health Awareness License Plate Winning Design submitted by BeingwellCA

LAFAYETTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- BeingwellCA, a California 501(c)(3), submitted the initial design for the Mental Health Awareness License Plate to California Department of Education for DMV review.

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