CA General Editorial

CA General Editorial

General Editorial News from California

CA General Editorial

CA General Editorial
General Editorial News from California
Stop Issuing Kennel Permits

Tenaja ECA Requests that Riverside County Stop Issuing Kennel Permits

MURIETTA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Tenaja Environmental Concerns Association (TECA) is requesting a call to action from Riverside County public officials to stop issuing kennel permits in Residential and Equine neighborhoods. It says that the existing ordinance needs to be updated to address specific property rights of surrounding residents and to introduce additional conditions to safeguard them from the negative impact these kennels present to these communities. (*UPDATED*)
Ferret Owners Hopeful

Ferret Owners Hopeful as California Fish and Game Commission Finally Consider Issuing Pet Permits

LA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legalize Ferrets, a California organization that continues to advocate for ferret legalization in the state, has a watchful eye on The California Fish and Game Commission this month. Why? The commission is set to consider issuing permits for ferrets during its April 26, 2017 meeting in Van Nuys, Calif.
Dr Don Harte

Trump and Christie Targeting Wrong Culprits on Opioid Epidemic says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, chiropractic activist, says Trump's new panel, headed by Chris Christie, to deal with the opioid epidemic, is "philosophically and scientifically dead wrong." Dr. Harte declares, "The reason for this epidemic is clear. Orthopedists and other doctors freely prescribe Oxycontin, Fentanyl, Soma and other opioid drugs, get their patients addicted."
Operation Gratitude

March 29 Sales at Jersey Mike’s in So. California Donated to Operation Gratitude to Send Care Packages to U.S. Troops

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On March 29, 2017 retail sales at 149 Jersey Mike's in Southern California will be donated again as part of annual "Day of Giving," to the non-profit Operation Gratitude in order to send care packages to our U.S. serving military overseas and around the world.
Keep Neighborhoods First

Housing Advocates and Residents Call on Los Angeles City Council to Limit Short-Term Rentals

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A growing alliance of affordable housing advocates, local neighborhood renters and homeowners, hotel employees and hotel representatives gathered today in front of Los Angeles City Hall to call on City officials to adopt smart regulations for short-term rentals, according to Keep Neighborhoods First.
Teachers and Autism Awareness

Teachers, Parents Speak Up as Autism Acceptance Ambassadors for 2017 Autism Awareness Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- April is Autism Awareness Month, celebrated worldwide in 2017. Geek Club Books, an autism nonprofit, is challenging the observance with their Autism Acceptance Ambassador Initiative. The initiative mobilizes parents and educators to actively get out and move the public from "awareness" to "acceptance and inclusion" in support of individuals on the autism spectrum in their communities.
Dr Don Harte

Dr. Don Harte Outlines Missing Pieces of the California ‘Health Care’ Debate

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, knows that the current debate on so-called 'health care' is wrong, on all sides.
Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

Calif. Assemblymember McCarty Names Tamika L’Ecluse Assembly District 7’s Woman of the Year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) today named children’s advocate Tamika L’Ecluse as the Assembly District 7’s 2017 Woman of the Year. Ms. L’Ecluse was born in Sacramento and raised by a single mother. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at American River College in hopes of earning an Associate degree in Science, but later shifted her focus to Early Childhood Education.
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Will Host a Senior Scam Stopper Seminar in Lakewood, CA

LAKEWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza and the California Contractors State License Board are hosting a free Senior Scam Stoppers seminar. A panel of experts will provide information to seniors about scams and how they can protect themselves from becoming victims.
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell Leads the Charge to Deliver Academic Equality for Students with Disabilities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) introduced AB 312, which strengthens California’s support for students with disabilities by creating a state funding source for special education preschool services and addressing long-standing special education funding inequities.
actress Ann Mahoney

Hollywood is Fighting Back Against Body Shaming

INTERVIEW: “Love yourself no matter what shape or size you are,” says “Walking Dead” actress Ann Mahoney. As a somewhat normal person, the pressure is on daily to look younger, thinner, the list is endless! A TV agent used the 'B' word recently Botox! However, it makes me feel a little better to know that Hollywood is taking a stand and saying no to Photoshopped images.
Campaign for Cursive

Campaign for Cursive and AHAF Launch 2017 Cursive Writing Contest in US and Canada

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The annual Cursive is Cool(R) contests are presented by the Campaign for Cursive(R), a committee of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation (AHAF) on National Handwriting Day. Each year, National Handwriting Day is celebrated on Jan. 23, the date associated with the birth of John Hancock.
ReverseVision at San Diego Food Bank

ReverseVision Distributes Food to the Hungry with Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision Inc., the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, has teamed up with the San Diego Food Bank to help local residents in need. The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief organization in San Diego County.
Thomas Oseransky Marries Christy Wong

Wedding: Thomas Oseransky Marries Christy Wong

VALLEY VILLAGE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bernie and Edy Oseransky and Long Wong and Tot Nguyen are proud to announce the marriage of their children Thomas "Tom" Oseransky and Christy "Ha Huynh" Wong on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The ceremony took place at Nativity Church of El Monte. Father Joseph presided.
17th Annual NonProfit PR Grant Program

17th Annual NonProfit PR Grant Program to Help Worthy California Causes Raise Visibility

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a 33-year-old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm, today announces the launch of its 2017 annual Non-Profit PR Grants program for U.S.-based 501(c)(3) charities. Launched in 2000, the PR Grant(TM) was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential "halo" sponsors and donors.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Holds Rally, Awareness for Victims of Homicide

WHITTIER, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto has announced a rally, "Awareness for Victims of Homicide," to remind policymakers, law enforcement (and...
Move for Hunger Teams with Crunch Fitness

Move for Hunger Teams with Crunch Fitness locations in San Francisco and Los Angeles for Holiday Food Drive

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Crunch Fitness is partnering with Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization, to host a mega Thanksgiving food drive from November 1-18, 2016 at locations across the country. Nearly 50 million people, including 1 in 5 children, in the United States face hunger.
MOST FIT

MostFit to Hold 5th Annual ‘Pushups for Puppies’ Fitness Fundraiser on November 13

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MostFit Founder and Owner, Andrew Gavigan, along with Personal Trainer and MostFit Cofounder, Erin Fukuda will be holding their fun and heartfelt Pushup for Puppies Workout Event for the fifth consecutive year on Sunday, November 13, 2016. 100-percent of the proceeds go to S.T.A.R.T. Shelter Transport Animal Rescue Team.
Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Earthquake Early Warning Legislation – SB 438

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed legislation - SB 438 by Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) - to help advance the development of a statewide earthquake early warning system in California.
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, www.kazzit.com. 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.
SEIU

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

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.

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