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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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senior Living Foresight announced today that the Founder and Publisher Steve Moran, an industry pundit, shares his leadership philosophies in his newly published book, "Lead Don't Manage" (ISBN: 978-1734686401). His company is a content creation platform assisting providers to operate excellent senior housing communities.
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.
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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash this Saturday, June 27, 2020 - and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 27th anniversary, the Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California's largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As the Sacramento region heads into an extremely hot week, one local animal welfare organization is taking action to help animals left in hot cars. The Sacramento SPCA is providing thermometers to all animal control officers in Sacramento County.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Glynns Thomas Portraits LLC, a business specializing in headshot and custom stock photography, is proud to announce national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) and as a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB).
Pandemic Shines Light on Need for Civil Liberty Protections: California Org Drafts Bill to Update Health & Safety Code
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an effort to protect the right to body autonomy, California Health Coalition Advocacy (CHCA) has drafted legislation that would protect the right to refuse a long list of medical and non-medical interventions issued by the California Department of Public Health and Governor Newsom.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AutoAccident.com: After a century of selling baby powder, Johnson & Johnson has decided to pull the plug on further sales of its talc-based product. Sales will officially end in the U.S. and Canada after supplies already on the shelf run out.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that demand for its COVID-related services is surging in May despite an anticipated decrease based on federal stimulus and unemployment payments to Sacramento area residents. The increase in need comes at a time when the organization is preparing to expand programs, including adoptions, as part of the area's re-opening plans.
Sufi Psychology Association – The Only COVID-19 Initiative that Brings Self-Care to Frontliners While in Action
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On National Nurses Day, the Sufi Psychology Association ("SPA"), through its "Caring for Our Caregivers" COVID-19 initiative, will provide direct access to hours of self-care and meditation programs to help bring solace to healthcare professionals fighting on the frontlines of this pandemic.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Law Office of Edward A. Smith, dba AutoAccident.com, is providing food assistance to present and former clients of the firm by delivering groceries to their homes, free of charge.
New Sacramento Accident Study from AUTOACCIDENT.COM Identifies and Maps Roads with Highest Hit-and-Run Rates
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AUTOACCIDENT.COM - According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic safety, a hit-and run-accident occurs about 60 times per minute. 36% of hit-and-run accidents in Sacramento between 2017-2018 have resulted in injury or death.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that, since April 1, it has seen a 500% increase in the number of underage kittens (younger than six weeks) come in to the shelter at 6201 Florin Perkins Rd in Sacramento versus the same time period last year.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is considered an essential service. WIC staff in California are serving families during the COVID-19 pandemic, including families who never before received benefits, but are now in need of assistance.
Calif. Gov. Newsom Outlines Six Critical Indicators the State will Consider Before Modifying Stay-at-Home Order and Other Interventions
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled six key indicators that will guide California’s thinking for when and how to modify the stay-at-home and other orders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sacramento County officials issued a "Stay at Home" order in an effort to slow the spread and transmission of COVID-19. The legal order means that all individuals must stay in their residence and leave only for essential activities, notes AutoAccident.com.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Due to California school closures, and the need for many teachers and students to conduct learning remotely, Studies Weekly announced March 13 that it opened its online curriculum platform, Studies Weekly Online, free to all users.
Calif. Gov. Newsom Issues New Executive Order Enhancing Government’s Ability to Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom issued a new executive order further enhancing California’s ability to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among many initiatives, it readies the state to commandeer property for temporary residences and medical facilities for quarantining, isolating or treating individuals.
Calif. Public Health Experts: Mass Gatherings Should be Postponed Statewide to Slow Spread of COVID-19
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Wednesday that California public health officials this evening issued an updated policy on gatherings to protect public health and slow the spread of COVID-19.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As part of the state’s response to address the global COVID-19 outbreak, Governor Gavin Newsom today declared a State of Emergency to make additional resources available, formalize emergency actions already underway across multiple state agencies and departments, and help the state prepare for broader spread of COVID-19.
California Student Aid Commission commends Gov. Newsom for a strong budget that invests in higher education access
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Student Aid Commission commends Governor Newsom and his Administration for a strong budget that invests in higher education access, affordability, and success. “We are pleased to lead a working group on student loan debt issues, including the critical need to perform outreach about financial aid grants and loan options,” said Catalina Cifuentes, Chair of the Commission.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom submitted his 2020-21 State Budget proposal to the Legislature, which makes responsible investments in the state’s economic future while tackling head-on persistent challenges facing the state.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As a national homelessness crisis spreads across the West Coast and cities across the country, Governor Gavin Newsom is continuing his Administration’s comprehensive response to the crisis through a combination of new accountability measures, unprecedented proposed new resources, and an executive order to significantly reduce and prevent street homelessness, connect people to services and build housing faster.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery is announcing the arrests of 10 suspects accused of smuggling out-of-state beverage containers into California to defraud the state’s California Redemption Value fund.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, former California state Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D – Los Angeles) submitted to the Attorney General for title and summary a ballot initiative that radically changes the state’s approach to homelessness. The initiative would treat certain existing crimes (“Intervention Predicates,”) as cries for help –- opportunities to both engage the homeless and return respect for the law on our streets
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Unicheck, a versatile plagiarism and cheating prevention solution that helps educators worldwide create well-educated students, announced the launch of their advanced digital cheating detection, which spots intricate, tech-enabled cheating endeavors.
EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Glynns Thomas of Glynns Thomas Portraits LLC in El Dorado Hills, California has earned the Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) designation from Professional Photographers of America (PPA).
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Northern California Volleyball Association (NCVA) and TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today they have reached a new partnership making TeamSnap the exclusive club and team management solution for one of the country's largest volleyball associations.
Due to Gilroy Tragedy, Historic Meeting with Gov. Newsom and 100-year-old WWII Vet Sidney Walton Occurred at the Capitol Monday
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sidney Walton, age 100, one of America's oldest WWII veterans and just back from on-stage in Normandy, met with Gov. Gavin Newsom July 29, 4:30 to 5 p.m. in the Governor's office. The meeting was arranged by state Senator Brian Jones from San Diego County.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Happy Neighborhood Project is launching its first ever #GetHappy Greater Sacramento Campaign starting August 1 and ending October 31, 2019. The #GetHappy Campaign is designed to raise the level of happiness in the community.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sidney Walton, age 100, one of America's oldest WWII veterans and just back from on-stage in Normandy, has announced that he will be driving from San Diego to Sacramento to meet with Gov. Gavin Newsom July 30, 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Governor's private conference room.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC Sacramento-based Vice President of Property & Casualty, Mary Grandy, was the 2019 recipient of the Joe Quigley Memorial Award, conferred annually by the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA).
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in his first act as California’s 40th Governor, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a series of major, first-in-the-nation proposals to lower prescription drug and health care costs for all California families and move California closer to the goal of health care for all.
Funbee Toys’ New Toy Library and Family Meetup is Designed to Inspire Minds and Build Community in Sacramento Area
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Funbee Toys is a one-of-a-kind toy library in the greater Sacramento area that also serves as a meetup for families with babies to preschoolers. The Funbee Toys Events meetup is the RSVP site for toy pick-ups as well as other community events such as potluck picnics, and outings to child-centered locations.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, confirmed today it has extended its partnership with Rugby NorCal - one of the largest state-run rugby organizations in the United States. With the extension, TeamSnap becomes Rugby NorCal's preferred team and sports organization management platform.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leadership California, whose mission is to increase the representation of women leaders and elevate their influence in business, public service, and local communities across the state, is pleased to announce the 2019 Legacy of Leadership award recipients. Each year, Leadership California recognizes individuals and corporations who have made significant contributions and support the advancement of women.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it will sponsor the Generations Family Business Conference on Feb. 11-12, 2019 at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, Calif.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Newly elected Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom submitted his 2019-20 “California for All” budget proposal to the Legislature this week – a fiscal blueprint that builds a strong financial foundation by investing an unprecedented $13.6B in budget resiliency and paying down unfunded pension liabilities.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California's 2019 Lieutenant Governor-elect Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis today named Panorea Avdis as her Chief of Staff. Avdis is the Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), the state’s leading agency for economic development and job creation programs. She was appointed to GO-Biz in 2012 by Governor Brown.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Stuttering stand-up comic Nina G will have the top spot at the Invisible Disabilities Comedy Show at the Sacramento Punch Line on Sunday, January 27 2019! Author of the forthcoming book "Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn't Happen," Nina's comedy is funny, revealing, unapologetic, and always a window to her experience as a person who stutters. Through humor, Nina G is challenging now people think of stuttering.
500 Leaders Expected to Attend 17th Annual Sacramento Event: Women in Law Enforcement Community Awards
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 500 people are expected to attend the 17th annual award luncheon Saturday, November 17th, to recognize winners of the "Women in Law Enforcement" Business and Community Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that insurance industry veteran Kevin Harnetiaux has joined the firm as Senior Vice president and Chief Operating Officer of EPIC's Sacramento Region, including Sacramento, Calif., Gold River, Calif., and Reno, Nev.
Imagine John Lennon at 78, Helping to End Hunger, One License Plate at a Time, with California Association of Food Banks
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today would have marked the 78th birthday of John Lennon, and his legacy is still helping to "Imagine there's no hunger," in California, Florida and throughout the U.S. Yoko Ono Lennon has kindly authorized the use of the iconic self-portrait image to help the California Association of Food Banks and Feeding Florida in their ongoing fight to end hunger.
California Receives Top Grades in Digital Technology for 2018, One of Three States that Won Three Category Awards
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California received an overall grade of A- from the Center for Digital Government’s 2018 Digital States Survey. The biannual survey benchmarks government use of digital technologies to improve service delivery, increase capacity and reach policy goals across all 50 states.
Calif. State Assembly passes resolution ACR 267, declaring November 2018 as Sikh Appreciation and Awareness Month in CA
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Assembly members gave a standing ovation and warm welcome to Sikh American guests at the California State Assembly (August 21, 2018), says The Punjabi American Heritage Society. The Assembly unanimously passed resolution ACR 267 declaring the month of November as Sikh Appreciation and Awareness Month.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that new business sales and relationship management professional Julia Moore has joined the firm's operations in Sacramento as Vice President, New Business Development.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Jerry Brown yesterday signed the 2018-19 Budget Act into law, enacting a responsible, balanced, and on-time budget that includes historic reserves for a rainy day and makes critical investments in the people of California. Working closely with the Legislature, this budget brings together shared priorities of the Assembly, the Senate, and the Governor.
EPIC Insurance’s Philip Westphal to Present on Safe Patient Handling at 2018 California Rural Health Conference
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC Healthcare Practice Risk Advisor/Broker Philip Westphal will be presenting a one-hour lecture on "Safe Patient Handling on a Budget - Optimizing your Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM) Program Without Breaking the Bank" at the California Rural Health Conference in Folsom.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Smart Cities Prevail today released a series of new TV advertisements on prevailing wage laws, part of a multi-state public information campaign launching in California and New Mexico. "Rebuilding America" highlights the important role that prevailing wage laws play in promoting local hiring and higher quality workmanship on schools, roads and other public projects.