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Sacramento News - business, entertainment and technology news from Sacramento, California

City: Sacramento

City: Sacramento
Sacramento News - business, entertainment and technology news from Sacramento, California
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Calif. Gov. Newsom announces historic land return effort on 5th anniversary of California apology to Native Americans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- Today, on the 5th anniversary of the state’s apology to California Native American peoples, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the state’s support for the return of over 2,800 acres of ancestral land to the Shasta Indian Nation. This return is one of the largest in state history and part of the state’s ongoing efforts to right the historical wrongs committed against the Native communities of California.
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Calif. Governor Newsom announced appointments for June 7, 2024 including to District Agricultural Associations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- This past week, on June 7, 2024, California Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: First, Jeremy Kirk, of Hidden Valley Lake, has been Appointed Deputy Administrator of the Veterans Home of California, Yountville.
California IVF Fertility Center

California IVF Fertility Center in Sacramento Awarded on America’s Best Fertility Clinics 2024 List from Newsweek

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California IVF Fertility Center has been awarded on the Newsweek list of America's Best Fertility Clinics 2024. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The award list was announced on April 17, 2024, and can be viewed on Newsweek's website. In honor of Fertility Awareness, California IVF will give away a free IVF package.
CalRecycle

California enters critical phase of nation-leading circular economy rules, overhauls recycling with plastic pollution and beverage container reforms

SACRAMENTO /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ – Taking action to address growing global plastic pollution while spurring innovation and job creation, California is launching new recycling regulations, reforms and funding to reduce single-use plastic waste in our state through cutting-edge technology, CalRecycle announced today. Paving the path for a circular-use economy that reuses materials and products for as long as possible, California today released draft regulations for the country’s strongest requirements for producers to cut single-use plastic waste.
Governor Newsom and Sweden’s Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Johan Forssell signed the historic LOC at the Stanford Mansion in Sacramento

Calif. Gov. Newsom Welcomes Swedish Delegation and Signs Climate Partnership with Sweden

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday (Feb. 20), Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom welcomed Their Royal Highnesses the Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden as they continue their four-day official visit to California. During the visit, California and Sweden signed a Letter of Cooperation (LOC), renewing a climate partnership between the two economies established in 2017.
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Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for 2.20.24 including to Peace Officer Standards Accountability Advisory Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/-- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: First, Glynnis Vaughan, of Sacramento, has been appointed Deputy Director of Public Affairs at the California Department of Cannabis Control. Vaughan has been Director of Partnerships & Engagement at Alacrity Canada since 2023.
California Association of Veteran Service Agencies

The California Association of Veteran Service Agencies (CAVSA) Annual Report: Continued Challenges for the Golden State’s 1.38 Million Veterans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the California Association of Veteran Service Agencies (CAVSA), a consortium of six non-profit veteran service providers, released its 2023 California Veterans Community Report, providing data and analysis on the current challenges faced by California veterans, highlighting the strides made in the past year, and presenting their advocacy strategy for 2024 and beyond-with a focus on behavioral health and housing initiatives.
Tom Watson and his Kansas City-based Watson Links

Tom Watson and his Watson Links program announce national expansion with First Tee – Greater Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Eight time Major Champion, Tom Watson and his Watson Links™ program, which was inspired to pave the road for the next generation of lifetime golfers, is expanding beyond its Kansas City base for the first time. Partnering with First Tee - Greater Sacramento, the program will offer free tee times to junior golfers who are connected with mentors on courses in the Sacramento area.
Glynns Thomas Portraits

Glynns Thomas Portraits Annnounces its New Studio Location in Downtown Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Glynns Thomas Portraits, a leading provider of professional headshot and brand photography services, is excited to announce the opening of its second studio location at 717 K Street in Sacramento, CA. This strategic expansion positions them in the vibrant heart of downtown Sacramento, directly across from the Downtown Commons (DOCO) and the world-renowned Golden 1 Center.
Sacramento SPCA

Petco Love Invests $25K in Sacramento SPCA to Save and Improve Lives of Pets in Sacramento Region

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they received a $25,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love in support of their lifesaving work for animals in the Sacramento region.
CA State Senator Caroline Menjivar SB729 Press Conference

CA SB729 to Increase Access to Fertility Care for Millions of Californians Postponed to 2024 by Assembly Appropriations Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- State Senator Caroline Menjivar's (D-San Fernando Valley) Senate Bill 729, sponsored by California State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, was converted to a two-year bill by the California State Assembly Appropriations Committee on Friday. The bill can be considered again as early as January 2024.
Sacramento SPCA Performs 300,000th Spay and Neuter

The Sacramento SPCA Performs 300,000th Spay and Neuter Surgery, at Community Cat Clinic

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they hit a spay and neuter surgery milestone - altering the 300,000th animal in Sacramento since 2007. That's an average of nearly 19,000 animals a year - making the Sacramento SPCA one of the top clinics in the nation.
senior dogs at Sacramento SPCA fetch grant

Old dogs have something to wag about this summer: senior dogs at Sacramento SPCA fetch grant

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Old dogs have something to wag about this summer, as The Grey Muzzle Organization announces the recipients of its annual grants, and dogs at the Sacramento SPCA are among the winners. The Sacramento SPCA is one of 90 animal welfare groups chosen from 370 applicants to receive a grant to help local senior dogs.
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Calif. Governor Newsom Issues Legislative Update 7.21.23 for Signed and Vetoed Bills

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he has signed the following bills: First, AB 72 by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner (D-Encinitas) – Coastal resources: research: landslides and erosion: early warning system.
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Calif. Gov. Newsom and AG Bonta Demand Answers from Temecula School Board regarding rejection of Social Studies Alive

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- This week (on June 7, Wed.), Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom and California Attorney General Rob Bonta issued a joint statement urging the Temecula Valley Unified School District Board of Education (Board) to provide information regarding its process and decision-making related to the Board’s decision to reject the Social Studies Alive program for grades 1 through 5 on May 16, 2023.
Calif. Governor Newsom - file photo

During National Gun Violence Awareness Month 2023, Calif. Gov. Newsom Launches GunSafety.ca.gov

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the launch of GunSafety.ca.gov, a website that provides critical information on how Californians can use Gun Violence Restraining Orders to help protect their loved ones, as well as the state’s new law allowing victims of gun violence to sue those spreading illegal weapons. The new website – one of the most comprehensive state gun safety websites in the nation – also features multilingual resources to help Californians prepare for, prevent, respond to, and recover from gun violence.
Governor Newsom presents revised budget plan in Sacramento

Calif. Gov. Newsom Releases Balanced Revised Budget Plan for 2023-24: Proposal closes a $32B shortfall while protecting key investments in education,...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom released his May Revision proposal, a balanced budget plan that maintains critical investments to address our biggest challenges while preparing for continued economic uncertainty due to global economic issues. The Governor’s budget closes a projected $32 billion budget shortfall while protecting key investments in the issues that matter most to Californians, including education, health care, housing and homelessness, public safety, and climate action.
RMS: Sample Pooling Ticket for In-State Game

RMS announces California Lottery could offer its first game option for SuperLotto Plus, Powerball, and/or Mega Millions, increasing funding for schools

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Relationship Marketing Systems, LLC ("RMS") is pleased to announce that its patented option for jackpot draw games has been submitted for approval to the California Lottery. If adopted, it would be California's first draw game add-on option. Currently, California has no game options due to the state's pari-mutuel statutes. Additionally, California would be the first state in the nation to offer this add-on, which has received high favorability among players.
Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom

Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Awards of More Than $825M to Build Affordable Housing Through Accelerated Approval Process

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- To continue expanding the state’s affordable housing stock and increase capacity for additional climate-smart infill housing, California Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the first funding awards under a new streamlined application process aimed at accelerating the development of new projects while saving time and money at the local level.
Alliance for Water Efficiency

California Ranks #1 on 2022 AWE State Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies

SACRAMENTO Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. California was the top-ranked state in the nation and in the Colorado River Basin region, scoring 72.5 out of 89 possible points.
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Calif. Governor Newsom Appoints Nancy Ward Cal OES Director

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week (Dec. 31, 2022), Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of Nancy Ward as Director of the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), the first woman to hold the position. Ward has served in several positions at Cal OES since 2014 and brings decades of distinguished leadership in emergency management, including at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
ALpha Floral

Alpha Floral delivers its exquisite, hand-arranged floral creations in Montecito and Goleta, to fill your celebrations with beauty

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As the best-rated florist in Santa Barbara, Alpha Floral has won hearts all over the county with its fresh blooms and stunning floral arrangements. Spreading its vines further, the top florists in Santa Barbara also deliver their fresh blooms to the suburbs of Goleta and Montecito.
California Employers Association

Employers Must Invest in Wellness to Stay Competitive says California Employers Association (CEA)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Employers Association (CEA) has been receiving an uptick in requests on training programs, specifically those which prepare new managers on how to address the topic of employee wellbeing. Employers are beginning to understand that employee wellbeing is a critical component to their company's success and a necessary ingredient to retaining and attracting top talent.
Sacramento SPCA - Donate Vehicle

Turning Unwanted Vehicles into Lifesaving Opportunities in 2022: How Vehicle Donations Help the Sacramento SPCA Save Animals’ Lives

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With gas prices still hovering above $5.30 per gallon and many people leaving their "gas guzzlers" in the driveway, the Sacramento SPCA is reminding the community that it's the perfect time to donate their unwanted vehicle to benefit the animals.
Petco and the Sacramento SPCA check presentation

Petco Love Invests over $12K in Sacramento SPCA to Expand Lifesaving Support for Pets Affected by Fire Disasters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they received a $12,500 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love, to expand their lifesaving support for animals affected by disaster in Northern California. Petco Love is a national nonprofit leading change for pets by harnessing the power of love to make communities and pet families closer, stronger, and healthier.
Governor and First Partner join members of the LGBTQ Caucus at the Governor’s Mansion for 20th anniversary Pride celebration

Calif. Gov. Newsom and LGBTQ Caucus Lift Up California’s Fight for Equality and Leadership on LGBTQ Rights

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom on Thursday (June 23) joined members of the California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus at the historic Governor’s Mansion for the Caucus’s 20th anniversary Pride celebration and to highlight California’s leadership on LGBTQ rights.
Ellis Equipment Has Premium K-Rails Available

Ellis Equipment Has Premium K-Rails Available in Sacramento Region

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ellis Equipment, Inc. is pleased to offer quality K-rail construction barriers for job sites in and around the City of Sacramento. For close to 30 years now, this family-owned and -operated company has worked tirelessly to provide construction industry professionals with the dependable equipment they require for their various projects.
California Employers Association

California Employers Association (CEA) Launches Personal Development Coaching During Mental Health Awareness Month

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Employers Association (CEA) is launching a new service, Coaching U, specifically for individuals looking to improve their careers, relationships and life goals. CEA's Personal Development Coaching program is designed to have positive impact on self-confidence, well-being, leadership and work performance.
Sacramento Digital Marketing Agency, Incrementors

Sacramento Digital Marketing Agency, Incrementors Featured In ’10 Most Innovative Companies’ of 2022 List

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Incrementors has been featured as the Most Innovative Companies in 2022 by popular magazine Industry Era Review. Incrementors has been awarded this title for their persistent work in the field of innovative technologies such as Voice Search SEO, AI and Metaverse marketing.
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Calif. Gov Newsom Signs Blockchain Executive Order to Spur Responsible Web3 Innovation, Grow Jobs, and Protect Consumers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to foster responsible innovation, bolster California’s innovation economy, and protect consumers. It aims to create a transparent regulatory and business environment for web3 companies which harmonizes federal and California approaches, balances the benefits and risks to consumers, and incorporates California values such as equity, inclusivity, and environmental protection. 
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Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces $136.6M in Awards for 10 New Homekey Projects in the State

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday (March 30) announced $136.6 million in awards for 10 new Homekey projects located across the state. When fully operational, the projects will provide 488 housing units for people experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness.
ViewTech Borescopes

Calif. SB 721 and SB 326: ViewTech’s Video Borescopes Utilized for Inspecting Balconies and Elevated Structures

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to the 2015 deck collapse in Berkeley which caused six fatalities, California legislation signed into law SB 721 and SB 326 requiring periodic inspections of exterior elevated elements (EEE) that structurally rely on wood or wood-based materials, says ViewTech Borescopes.
CA Gov. Newsom

Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for March 8, 2022 including to Office of Emergency Services

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: First, Raymond C. Hitchcock, 51, of Carmichael, has been appointed Executive Secretary at the California Native American Heritage Commission.
Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom

CA Gov. Newsom Releases California Blueprint to Take on the State’s Greatest Threats in 2022 and Build on Historic Progress

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday unveiled his 2022-23 state budget proposal – the California Blueprint, a bold plan building on the state’s ongoing work to confront California’s greatest existential threats, bolster our strong economic growth and make historic investments in California’s future.
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CA Gov. Newsom Issues Emergency Proclamation to Support Recovery from California’s Winter Storms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom has issued a proclamation adding Trinity County to the state of emergency proclaimed last week to assist several California counties across the state impacted by recent winter storms.
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CA Gov. Newsom Signs Executive Order to Prevent Price Gouging on At-Home COVID Tests in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As part of the state’s ongoing efforts to protect Californians amid the national surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom has signed an executive order establishing consumer protections against price gouging on at-home test kits.
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CA Gov. Newsom Announces New $2.7B COVID-19 Emergency Response Package for California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Over the weekend, on Saturday, Jan. 8, Calif. Governor Newsom’s Administration unveiled a proposed $2.7 billion COVID-19 Emergency Response Package – including a $1.4 billion emergency appropriation request – to bolster testing capacity, accelerate vaccination and booster efforts, support frontline workers, strengthen the health care system and battle misinformation.
Painting by Gregory Kondos, titled French Irises

Third Annual Sacramento SPCA Art Fur Paws Online Auction Opens Nov. 18

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The 3rd Annual Art Fur Paws Online Auction to benefit the Sacramento SPCA will be live at Witherell's from November 18 to December 2, 2021. Now in its third year, this two-week auction will feature artwork by many of the region's finest artists, as well as antiques, collectibles, and jewelry, all donated by Sacramento SPCA supporters.
CA Gov. Newsom

Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for Nov. 12, 2021 including to California Student Aid Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On November 12, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: First, Jessica Lynne Holmes, 39, of Roseville, has been appointed Chief Deputy Executive Director at the State Board of Education. Holmes has been Assistant Program Budget Manager at the California Department of Finance since 2018 and served as a Principal Program Budget Analyst and Finance Budget Analyst there from 2013 to 2018.
CalRecycle

America Recycles Day 2021: California takes on the recycling slump with upgrades that fight trash pollution

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Every year, California discards enough plastic to fill 80,000 Olympic-sized pools. In response to a lagging statewide recycling rate and rising public concern about this surge of single-use trash polluting our neighborhoods and ocean, California is modernizing its recycling system to expand reuse and in-state remanufacturing.
Maclean Health and AMI

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare and Maclean Health to provide COVID-testing, vaccinations, and other safety measures to help California schools to open safely

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AMI Expeditionary Healthcare, an international health-care provider with unparalleled experience in responding to global pandemics, and Maclean Health, a renowned Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) healthcare distributor, have teamed up to deliver COVID testing, vaccinations, and healthcare supplies to school districts with the support of California School Boards Association (CSBA).
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California Implements First-in-the-Nation Measure to Encourage School Staff to Get Vaccinated

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, in order to best protect students and staff as California starts the school year fully in-person, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a new public health order requiring all school staff to either show proof of full vaccination or be tested at least once per week.
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.
News from California Newswire

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma Extends Partnership that Financed Purchase of 33,000 Low-Emission Trucks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the landmark program between the California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has now been extended two additional years.
SSPCA Doggy Dash 2021

Doggy Dash 2021 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival with the Sacramento SPCA on June 5

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash on Saturday, June 5, 2021 - and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 28th anniversary, the Sacramento SPCA's Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California's largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.
CalRecycle

Earth Day 2021: California invests $25 million to rebuild a cleaner, more self-sustaining economy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- To confront a surge of pandemic-fueled, single-use trash pollution and a global climate crisis, California is investing $25 million in local communities to modernize recycling systems. Long-term upgrades from our disposable economy to one centered on reuse and in-state remanufacturing could create over 100,000 much-needed new jobs, CalRecycle enounced today.
California IVF Fertility Center

California IVF Fertility Center Offers 5 Free Infertility Treatments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California IVF Fertility Center, a full-service infertility treatment center based in Northern California announced the second annual infertility awareness campaign. The center will accept video applications from now through April 17, 2021. The 5 selected recipients will receive free fertility services that may include IVF, a tubal ligation reversal surgery, and a donor egg IVF cycle.
Jay King and Pete Varma

California Black Chamber of Commerce and National Assoc. of Minority Contractors No. Calif. Chapter Partner to Build Advocacy for M/WBE Construction...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The new year is off to an industrious start with Jay King, CEO and President of the California Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC), announcing a statewide partnership with the National Association of Minority Contractors, Northern California (NAMCNC), under the direction of its Northern California Chapter President, Pete Varma.
Dr. Amie Miller, Dr. Christa Clark, and Dr. Annika Meyer

Sacramento’s Granite Bay Cosmetic Surgery Paves the Way for Women in Cosmetic Medicine

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The field of plastic surgery has long had a gender imbalance: while 92% of patients are women, most plastic surgeons are men. In fact, only 1 out of 5 plastic surgeons is female. This is gradually changing, due in part to women like board certified plastic surgeon Christa Clark, MD, FACS, who employs an all-female staff at her practice, Granite Bay Cosmetic Surgery.
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.

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