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Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Calls for Pacific Rim Leaders to Wage War on Unemployment

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Speaking at the largest diplomatic gathering in California in more than 65 years, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Tuesday urged political and business leaders to wage a 'war on unemployment' by combating global warming and preparing for climate change.

Calif. Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod Announces Campaign for Congress

Chino, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- State Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod announced her campaign for Congress today. Senator Negrete McLeod will run in the newly created 35th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Pomona, Montclair, Ontario, Chino, unincorporated Bloomington, and portions of Fontana and Rialto.

School Board Member and Former Rosemead Mayor John Tran Announces Campaign for Calif. State Assembly

ROSEMEAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- El Monte Union High School Board Member and Former Rosemead Mayor John Tran announced his campaign for State Assembly today. Tran will run in the 49th State Assembly District, which includes the cities of Alhambra, Arcadia, Monterey Park, Rosemead, San Gabriel, San Marino, Temple City, and portions of El Monte, Montebello, South El Monte and the unincorporated community of South San Gabriel.

Tom Calderon Announces Campaign for California State Assembly

MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Former State Assemblymember and Montebello Unified School District Board Member Tom Calderon announced his campaign for State Assembly today. Calderon will run in California’s newly created 58th Assembly District, which includes the cities of Artesia, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Cerritos, Commerce, Downey, Montebello, Pico Rivera and portions of Norwalk.
Isadore Hall III

California Legislative Black Caucus Endorses Isadore Hall for Congress

Sacramento, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) endorsed State Assemblymember Isadore Hall’s campaign for Congress today.

Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson Announces Campaign for Calif. State Assembly

CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson announced his campaign for State Assembly today. Gipson will run in the new 64th State Assembly district, which includes the cities of Carson and Compton, and portions of Los Angeles, Long Beach and unincorporated Los Angeles County.

Calif. State Senator Ron Calderon Announces Campaign for Congress

Montebello, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- State Senator Ron Calderon announced his campaign for Congress today. Calderon will run in California’s newly created 38th...

Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall Announces Endorsements from Local Elected Leaders

COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State Assemblymember Isadore Hall announced a wide range of endorsements today for his campaign for Congress. The endorsement list features over thirty elected officials from every corner of the newly proposed Congressional District, including two local mayors, ten city councilmembers, ten school board members and seven state legislators.
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall Announces Campaign for Congress

COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State Assemblymember Isadore Hall announced his campaign for Congress today. Hall intends to run in a new...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Assemblymember Hall Names LaFlorence Marie Hollis Assembly District 52’s Woman of the Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles) has named LaFlorence Marie Hollis the 52nd Assembly District’s 2011 Woman...

California Newswire endorses Jerry Brown for Calif. Gov., and Barbara Boxer for U.S. Senator

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Neotrope® Entertainment, and its online magazine California Newswire® have endorsed Jerry Brown for the 2010 California Governor's race,...

Veterans Split on Kagan Endorsement

WASHINGTON, D.C., -- The endorsement of Congressman Steve Kagan by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Political Action Committee has been called 'preposterous' by the Chairman of Patriotic Veterans Inc due to Kagan's alleged 'consistent lack of support for our troops in the field.'

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Shirley Franklin, Greek Organizations and Community Leaders Join Rally to Encourage Women to Vote

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The ballot power of women will be the focus this Saturday as actress, singer and activist, Sheryl Lee Ralph; chair of the National Congress of Black Women, E Faye Williams, Esq; former Atlanta Mayor, Shirley Franklin; and women from across the state assemble for 'Women in Power Multicultural Forum,' a nonpartisan event hosted by sclc/Women's Organizational Movement for Equality Now, Inc. and the Georgia Coalition of Black Women.

Arts in the California 2010 Governor's Race

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The steering committee for the Arts in the California Governor’s Race is proud to announce that the campaign has...

Ferret Lovers to Meet in Concord as New Ferret Research is Released from Sacramento State University

LA MESA, Calif. -- A press conference has been announced for Noon on Saturday, Sept. 25th by LegalizeFerrets, calling on Governor Schwarzenegger to lift the ferret ban before he leaves office and asking (again) the respective Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman campaigns to address the issue.

Campaign Launches to Inform 2010 Calif. Governor's Race about Creative Industries

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A committee of arts advocates, leaders of non-profit arts organizations, creative business owners, and concerned individuals this week announced...

Gail Goode Press Conference Friday August 27, 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) will hold a press conference on Friday, August 27, in Saratoga Springs to discuss a range of issues, including the impact of hydraulic fracturing on the state's watershed, job creation and rebuilding New York State's infrastructure.

U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Supports Ban on Drilling Near Drinking Water

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- US Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) yesterday supported a six-month ban on hydraulic drilling for natural gas near upstate watersheds that supply drinking water to the New York metropolitan region.

U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Challenges Kirsten Gillibrand to Debate Across the State

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) today challenged her primary opponent, Kirsten Gillibrand, to a series of debates around New York State prior to the Democratic primary on September 14. Goode will appear on the Democratic primary ballot.

Past Time to Legalize Ferrets in California says

LA MESA, Calif. -- According to Ferrets Anonymous, legalizing pet ferrets affects hundreds of thousands of Californians, even though many citizens may be unfamiliar with the State's 77-year-old ferret ban. The California Veterinary Medical Association has long agreed that pet ferrets should be legal.

Michael Logrande Nominated as Director of City Planning, Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today announced his recommendation to appoint Michael LoGrande as the Director of City Planning. ”Michael...

A Citizen's Attempt to Restore the Democratic Process to the 2010 New York U.S. Senate Campaign

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- 'New Yorkers have a right to a Democratic primary,' says U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode. Goode built an organization of citizens to collect over 45,000 signatures from registered Democrats, who agreed with her mission to give voters of the Empire State a choice for Senator in this year's Democratic Primary.

Financial Commentator Peter Grandich Endorses Michel Faulkner for Congress

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- As a financial commentator, Peter Grandich always has something to say and his opinions and forecasts are sought-after by hundreds of thousands on his daily blog, The Grandich Letter. Yet, in over 25 years of broadcasting his opinion, Grandich has never endorsed a candidate for political office. Until now.

Santos Victory Demonstrates New Digital Strategy in Latin American E-Democracy

BOGOTA, Colombia -- Nearly half a million Colombians logged on to between June 1st and June 20th, the second round Presidential elections to follow the Santos campaign and the Candidate's initiatives, turning the tide in this historic political victory. In under 72 hours, 1,076 individual Web pages, comprising the first-ever Virtual Headquarters used for Presidential Elections in Latin America, had been launched offering multiple ways to engage, support and follow the candidate.

Working Californians begins independent expenditure campaign for Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Working Californians, an independent expenditure committee, will begin a radio ad campaign on behalf of Jerry Brown today. ...

Local Chef lobbies the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill

PLANO, Texas -- June 10 will be a day of activities on Capitol Hill organized by the Food Action Research Center and other partner organizations such as Share Our Strength. The goal is to highlight the importance of fighting childhood hunger in America. Chef Ash Sengson of Please Enjoy Personal Chef and Catering Services from Plano, TX will lobby members of Congress to discuss the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill.

Progressive Democrats of America, Los Angeles Chapter Endorse Nava for Attorney General

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Attorney General candidate Pedro Nava announced today that he has been endorsed by the Progressive Democrats of America,...

Calif. Attorney General Candidate Pedro Nava Endorsed by PAW-PAC and Action For Animals

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara) announced today that he has been endorsed for Attorney General by two additional animal...

Compton Votes for Community Control of Its Police Resources

CLAREMONT, Calif. -- Edward Professional Advisors announces that in a close, but historic vote late last night, the Compton City Council voted 3-2 to establish a new Compton Community Police Department. After 10 years of receiving police services from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the Compton City Council voted last night to establish a new Compton Community Police Department and end its contractual relationship with the sheriff's department.

Juan Manuel Santos Grows Extremely Quickly in Social Networks

BOGOTA, Colombia -- In only two weeks, the Santos Presidential campaign has managed to slingshot the candidate across social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, hi5, Delicious and WordPress. Santos' Facebook fans were at 70,409 before the Web 2.0 campaign began, and now number 148,750 within 15 days.

Twitter Goes Down and Hall of Shame Goes Up in Colombia Presidential Elections 2010

BOGOTA, Colombia -- The Web 2.0 Victory Team set up by presidential candidate Juan Manuel Santos, has recently been attacked through various online media. These attacks have ranged from fake profiles or groups on Twitter and Facebook, to misleading or abusive comments on blogs. In response, the Web 2.0 Victory Team, lead by Santiago Valencia, has created the 'Wall of Shame.'

Santos Campaign Making History: Juan Manuel Santos is First Politician in South America to Launch Campaign Through the Internet

BOGOTA, Colombia -- Political campaigns in Latin-America have always been marked by traditionalism, manifestations, crowded plazas and message distribution through traditional media such as television, billboards, written press and radio. Never before has voter outreach been conducted through the Internet and other new media technologies.

New York State Lobby for Life Day 2010

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The New York State Right to Life Committee held its annual Lobby for Life Day yesterday, April 27th, in the well of the Legislative Office Building in Albany. About 200 people attended the event, which focused on the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, a bill currently pending in the state legislature that provides that those who kill or injure an unborn child during a crime of violence against a pregnant woman may be held criminally responsible.

Newt Gingrich Names Dr. Jim Garlow to Chair Renewing American Leadership

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich today named Dr. Jim Garlow as Chairman of Renewing American Leadership (ReAL), the non-profit organization Gingrich created. Dr. Garlow is an author, communicator, commentator, historian, and cultural observer. For the last 14 years, he has served as Senior Pastor of Skyline Wesleyan Church in San Diego, Calif., and will continue to do so.

Sierra Club California Endorses Nava for Attorney General

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Attorney General Candidate Pedro Nava announced today that he has been endorsed by the Sierra Club California. Said Bill Magavern,...

Nava Endorsed by Congressman Brad Sherman for Calif. Attorney General

COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pedro Nava's Attorney General Campaign is proud to announce that he has been endorsed by Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Proclamation for Special Election to Fill Vacancy in 37th Senate District

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the following proclamation today, declaring June 8, 2010 the date for a special election in California’s...

Calif. Assemblymember Pedro Nava says new Lt. Gov. appointment will cost taxpayers millions

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Pedro Nava believes yesterday's Lieutenant Governor appointment will cost taxpayers millions of dollars, and Nava claims the Governor has...

Obama Creating One World Government says Beverly Hills Pastor Craig X Rubin

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- President Obama at the recent G20 Summit took on the role of World President and according to Pastor...

L.A. Mayoral Candidate says ‘Put Down The Bong Pick Up The Ballot’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- With 3 hours left to vote in California's least-watched major election, pastor Craig X. Rubin is reaching out to Los...

L.A. Mayoral Campaign Update: ‘Last on the Ballot, First in Your Heart’ Craig Rubin’s Catchy Slogan to Guide Him to Victory

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- With ten candidates running for mayor Tuesday March 3rd in this year's election -- and most people thinking the mayor...

L.A. Mayoral Race Update: Medical Marijuana Author Endorses Craig X Rubin for Mayor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dennis Peron, the senior citizen who wrote "Proposition P" back in 1991, says, "Vote for Craig Rubin." Proposition...

Fox News L.A. Joins Other News Orgs Promoting Marijuana Candidate with Air Time for Craig Rubin

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Craig Rubin, candidate for mayor in the City of Los Angeles, is certainly happy that Michael Phelps is...

L.A. Mayor Candidate Calls for Boycott of Kellogg’s for Michael Phelps Firing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Millions of Americas are currently unemployed with hundreds of thousands being added to the unemployment roles monthly. Michael...

Obama is Powerless Over DEA Says L.A. Mayoral Candidate Craig Rubin

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The pro-medical marijuana candidate said, "While the DEA is raiding local marijuana facilities against the wishes of President...

Marijuana Leads to Harder Things Says Mayoral Candidate Rubin as He Gains in Polls

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Law enforcement has said marijuana leads to hard things. Pastor Craig X Rubin, candidate for L.A.'s mayor race,...

Marijuana in the News Propels Craig Rubin to ‘New Highs’ in Los Angeles Mayor Race

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Three months ago Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes was cited for marijuana possession, Olympian Michael Phelps outed with...

Craig Rubin in Los Angeles Mayor’s Election Agrees with Barack Obama

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The War on Drugs has been an utter failure. We need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws,...

Craig Rubin in Tabloids Closing in on Villaraigosa in L.A. Mayoral Race

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Craig Rubin has been receiving more national coverage than other challengers to Villaraigosa in this year's election. This week...

Club Society Hills Teen Obama Crew Hit Presidential Inaugural Road Trip

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With an on-going mission to educate and enlighten young people on how best to become productive citizens of...