CA General Editorial

CA General Editorial

General Editorial News from California

CA General Editorial

CA General Editorial
General Editorial News from California
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 - LegalizeFerrets.org 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)...

Teenager Autumn Sky Wolfe Creates Inspiring Music Combining Autism and Artistry

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When 18-year-old Autumn Sky Wolfe was diagnosed with autism, the last thing on anyone's mind was a singing career. Yet she now has an EP on iTunes and has been nominated by New Music Weekly magazine as Best New Adult Contemporary Artist as well as Crossover Artist of the Year.
Kamala D. Harris

Calif. Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues Alert on Campus Safety

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued an information bulletin to California law enforcement agencies, higher education...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Jan 15 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring January 15, 2015, as Dr. Martin Luther King...

California Poison Control offers 2014 ‘Top 10 Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving Dinner’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Thanksgiving is a joyful time for families to gather around the table to give thanks and celebrate, says the...

Bionic Pioneers: New Book Profiles Pioneering Users of Neurotech Therapies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neurotech Press today announced publication of a new book that profiles some of the unsung heroes of medical technologies: the brave people who were among the first to use a new or experimental therapy or device. 'Bionic Pioneers: Brave Neurotech Users Blaze the Trail to New Therapies' (ISBN: 9780988234222), by Jennifer French and James Cavuoto, tells the stories of 10 courageous individuals.

New Indiegogo campaign, Saving Albert, is an effort to create prototype for life-saving device for potential drowning victims

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The tragic drowning of Albert Jones, a 7-year old boy, closely affected George A. McKinney, president and CEO, Better Life Technologies Group. As a result, in February 2014, he patented a swim safety system device, the 'Albert Jones Anti-Distress Device' (AJADD); - a device geared to making lives safer in every underwater situation around the globe.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Classic Black License Plates Returning to California Cars – Legacy License Plate Program Created by Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In 2012, when Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced AB 1658 and created the California Legacy License Plate Program,...

New Swim Safety Device Offers Child Safety Technology to Stop a Secret Killer

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In the U.S., children aged one to four have the highest drowning rates. And most drowning occurs in pools. Better Life Technologies Group, Inc. has announced a new patented technology product that's designed to save children's lives. According to studies, young children, African-Americans and males seem to be the most vulnerable. Accidents continue to happen, yet many go unreported.

King of Selfies Courts Ellen DeGeneres

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Celebrity talk show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres was sent a selfie machine two years ago, she could have made history with it. The Quik Pod, from Fromm Works, Inc., the 'ultimate selfie machine' as described by the inventor, is an extendable smartphone holder with a built in selfie mirror.
Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Enacts 'Day of Remembrance' in honor of Japanese Americans who were discriminatorily incarcerated during WWII

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) presented Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 85 on the Assembly Floor, calling on...

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.
Gov Brown

California Governor Brown Delivers 2014 State of the State Address

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Committing to "pay down our debts and remember the lessons of history," Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today...

Career and Life Design Coach Sue Koch hosts 4th annual January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sue Koch, founder of Three Squares Coaching and Consulting, a Los Angeles Career and Life Coaching Company, will lead a complimentary tele-class to introduce callers to her popular six-week goal setting course 'January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter.' They will receive valuable information for how to give up Resolution Resignation(TM) once and for all to set inspiring and achievable goals for 2014.

CandyLipz LLC Xtreme Lip-Shaper System Wins GOOD DESIGN Award from Chicago Athenaeum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- CandyLipz LLC today announced that it is the recipient of the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies GOOD DESIGN award. Since the product launch, the Xtreme Lip-Shaper System has received many positive reviews, and now its design is getting noticed too.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Fast 4 Families – Calif. Congressman Cardenas to Take Up Fast for Families on Dec. 7, 2013

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) will take up a fast for immigration reform Saturday morning...
The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy Releases First Ever Salmon Snapshots, showing California’s Coastal Salmon Overview

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, for the first time ever, an analysis of the state of California Coastal salmon and restoration...

Bubbles Baking issues Allergen Alert for undeclared Milk and Soy in First Street brand blueberry muffins

VAN NUYS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Van Nuys based Bubbles Baking Co. is voluntarily recalling 9,229 cases of Blueberry Muffin 14 oz. and Blueberry Loaf Cake 16 oz. due to undeclared milk and soy allergen, sold in California and Arizona. People who have allergies to milk and soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume these products.
Smart Cities Prevail

Three Recent Polls Show Strong Support for Prevailing Wage Policies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to Smart Cities Prevail, three recent polls conducted in California show broad support for prevailing wage policies on...
Assemblyman Jeff Gorell

Calif. Veterans Congratulate Assemblyman Jeff Gorell On Being Selected for Promotion to Rank of Commander in U.S. Navy Reserve

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It was announced today in a message by the United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus that Lt....
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring A Day of Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following proclamation, declaring a day of remembrance on April 24,...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

Calif. Governor and First Lady Honor Sgt. 1st Class James F. Grissom

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Sgt. 1st Class James F....
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Arbor Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recognized arbor day with a poem by Gary Snyder, as part of...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Statement on Deaths of Two Santa Cruz Police Department Peace Officers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement regarding Tuesday's shooting death of Santa Cruz Police Department...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Governor and First Lady Honor Staff Sgt. Jonathan D. Davis

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Staff Sgt. Jonathan D. Davis,...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Certifies Solar Project Under 2011 CEQA Reforms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Taking action to cut red tape, create new jobs and generate clean energy, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has...
Calif. Governor Brown

Office of the Governor and The California Museum Announce Inductees to the 7th Annual California Hall of Fame

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Office of Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown along with The California...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring today 'Ed Roberts Day'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 23, 2013 as "Ed Roberts Day." Text Follows: Ed...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Galt Police Department Officer Tonn

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Galt Police Department K9 Officer Kevin Tonn.
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Gov. Brown issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 15th as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Text follows:
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Issues Statement on Connecticut School Shooting

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today ordered state flags to be flown at half-staff and issued the following statement in response to the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut:
Assemblyman Jeff Gorell

California State Fire Fee Bills Being Sent to Local 44th Assembly District Residents – Short Window to Challenge Fee

CAMARILLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Thousands of 44th Assembly District residents in certain unincorporated areas will be receiving in the mail a new California state tax bill charging property owners an additional fee for fire prevention services within the "State Responsibility Area" (SRA). The office of Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) is asking the media to help inform residents of this new bill and the very short time window allowed to challenge or appeal an erroneous fee.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee Announces Renewed Partnership with Benioff Family and Salesforce Foundation to Help House Homeless

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Monday announced Marc and Lynne Benioff and the Salesforce.com Foundation will renew their important financial support to house homeless families in San Francisco and announced additional contributions from City agencies. Contributions will ensure a second successful year for the Home for the Holidays initiative.
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Announces 81st Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting on December 5

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the 81st Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, December 5 on the West Steps of the State Capitol. This year's tree is a 50-foot tall white fir tree from the Latour Demonstration State Forest located near Redding in Shasta County and is the first Capitol Christmas tree from a state forest.
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Statewide Day of Awareness for Domestic Violence

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. issued a Proclamation Declaring Statewide Day of Awareness for Domestic Violence. Text follows:
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Native American Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G Brown, Jr. announced a Proclamation declaring September 28, 2012, as Native American Day.
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Governor Brown and Attorney General Harris Honor 3 with Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Awards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. was joined by Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today to honor three individuals with the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor for their extraordinary commitment, service and bravery in the line of duty.
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

California Stadium Violence Prevention Bill Signed by Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Next time you find yourself at a football game, with a front row seat to a brawl in the stands between two rowdy fans, you’ll be able to more quickly and less conspicuously summon stadium security. Assembly Bill 2464, the Improving Personal Safety at Stadiums Act, authored by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), was signed into law today by Calif. Governor Brown.
Governor Edmund G. Brown

Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of California Highway Patrol Officer

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday issued the following statement regarding the death of California Highway Patrol Officer Kenyon M. Youngstrom:
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

San Francisco Mayor Lee's Statement on Sikh Temple Shooting in Wisconsin

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- “San Francisco grieves with those affected by the Sikh Temple shooting in Wisconsin. Now, more than ever, we...
The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy announces its Top 10 Uniquely California Rivers – Where to Cool off Stream-side This Summer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Nature Conservancy released today their top ten Uniquely California Rivers list – those that have the highest...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Urges All Residents to Rethink Sugary Drinks and Hydrate with Hetch Hetchy Tap Water this Summer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee this week, on the first day of Summer, issued a proclamation declaring a...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Flag Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Proclamation Declaring Flag Day: On June 14th, 1777, in the midst of our struggle to free ourselves from the...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

Calif. Governor and First Lady Honor Cpl. Taylor J. Baune

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Cpl. Taylor J. Baune, who...

World Travel in a Model T Ford: Adventure and Intrigue Surround the Life of Aloha Wanderwell

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Richard Diamond, founder of AlohaWanderwell.com, announced this week that June 4, 2012 marks the sixteenth anniversary of Aloha Wanderwell's death, the first woman to travel around the world in an automobile - a Model T Ford that she affectionately named 'Little Lizzie.' Aloha was 16 when she began this journey in 1922.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Issues Statement Regarding President Obama's Support for Same-Sex Marriage

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement today in response to President Obama’s support for same-sex marriage:
Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown and First Lady Honor Lt. Christopher E. Mosko

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Lt. Christopher E. Mosko, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.

Calif. Governor and First Lady Honor Spc. Manuel J. Vasquez

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Spc. Manuel J. Vasquez, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

Consulate General of Japan Presents San Francisco with Akebono Flowering Cherry Trees

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined Consul General of Japan Hiroshi Inomata and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department to celebrate the United States-Japan Cherry Blossom Centennial by planting a ceremonial cherry blossom tree in Golden Gate Park's Japanese Tea Garden.
Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Earth Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Sunday, April 22, 2012, California Governor Brown issued the following Proclamation Declaring Earth Day:
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Tsunami Preparedness Week

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has proclaimed March 25-31, 2012, as 'Tsunami Preparedness Week.' The full proclamation text follows.

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