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Speaker Anthony Rendon

First California ‘Capitol Cup’ match between Democratic and Republican Legislators raising money for Saint John’s Program for Real Change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), Senate Republican Leader Pat Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), and Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley), released the following statement today announcing the inaugural Capitol Cup soccer match scheduled for Wednesday, June 21, 2017.
California State Assembly

California Assemblymembers to Make City of Trees Even Greener, Helping Establish a Community Orchard

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Springtime in Sacramento often means lunch outside. On Tuesday May 2nd, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount), Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley), Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), and a bipartisan group of Assembly members and staff will spend their lunchtime helping establish a community orchard in the Del Paso Heights neighborhood in Sacramento.
5 BARS

Working with 5 BARS, City of Sacramento Deploys its First Small Cell Site

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Working with 5 BARS(R), a leading innovator in Small Cell, distributed antenna systems (DAS) and Wi-Fi wireless services for intelligent infrastructure, the City of Sacramento has approved its first small cell test sites with two major wireless carriers.
SEIU

California Caregivers Push for More Accountability in Public Monies Used for State Respite Care Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Caregivers of those with disabilities are calling on the California State Legislature to support Assembly Bill 1380 to improve respite care accountability. Right now many vendors who contract with regional centers to provide the publicly funded service spend an absurd amount of money on administration costs for respite care instead of on the program itself. Testimony on this issue will be given during the first committee hearing on AB 1380 on Tuesday April 25, 2017, says SEIU Local 2015.
Smart Cities Prevail California

New Study Linking Prevailing Wage Standards with Housing Reforms Would Close Affordability Gap

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A brand new study by construction industry research non-profit Smart Cities Prevail shows that linking prevailing wage standards with proposed reforms to streamline new housing development would close the affordability gap, save state and local governments tens of millions of dollars annually, and disproportionately benefit communities of color.
Brian Tanner, Mary Grandy and Tony Lorber

EPIC Brokers’ Brian Tanner, Mary Grandy and Tony Lorber Honored as 2017 ‘Power Brokers’ by Risk & Insurance

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal Brian Tanner, Senior Vice President Mary Grandy and Senior Vice President Tony Lorber have been recognized as 2017 Power Brokers by Risk & Insurance Magazine.
Bill Bergstrom

EPIC Golf Insurance Services Adds Bill Bergstrom as VP and Program Leader

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property & casualty brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Bill Bergstrom has joined the firm to lead the operations and growth initiatives of its Golf Insurance Services Program, which has provided insurance and risk management solutions to golf courses and country clubs since 1985.
Adrienne Bankert

Community Leaders Honored at 15th Annual Excellence in Education and Leadership Awards Luncheon in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 500 people are expected to attend the 15th annual award luncheon Saturday, November 19, 2016, to recognize winners of the "Excellence in Education and Leadership in Business" Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW).
Rick Haycock

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Broker-Producer Rick Haycock in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Rick Haycock has joined the firm as a property & casualty insurance broker/producer.
Gerrad Newton

EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Gerrad Newton to CNCDA Auto Dealer Specialty Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Gerrad Newton has joined the firm as a producer within their CNCDA Auto Dealer Specialty Program team.
EDUPOINT

Edupoint Student Information System selected by Elk Grove Unified School District

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management and assessment, has been selected by Elk Grove Unified School District to implement the company's Synergy Student Information System (SIS). The district required a state-of-the-art SIS that could comply with increasingly demanding external mandates.
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...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

U.S. African American Buffalo Soldiers to Be Honored by Calif. State Senate at Capitol Ceremony

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Buffalo Soldiers, an historic group of African American service members, Calif. Senator...
Jake Perata

EPIC Insurance adds Broker-Producer Jake Perata to Calif. Golf Insurance Services Team

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jake Perata has joined the firm as an insurance broker/producer for the firm's Sacramento Calif.-based Golf Insurance Services Practice.
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Assemblymember O'Donnell Continues to Press Frontier for Answers in Sacramento Hearing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) questioned Frontier and California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) representatives in Sacramento about...
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)...

EPIC Insurance Continues 2016 Growth in the Sacramento Region with the Addition of Two New Consultants

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has announced continued expansion of their operations in the Sacramento Region with the additions of Victoria McKinney and Robin Neer. Both will be based in EPIC's Gold River office, under the leadership of Regional Director of Employee Benefits, Beth Barr.
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...

Integrated Comfort Expands Calif. Operations, Develops Enhanced Monitoring Internet Dashboard

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Integrated Comfort, Inc. (ICI) has expanded. In June 2015, ICI moved from Vacaville, Calif. to a larger office and production facility in West Sacramento, Calif. ICI also opened a facility in Phoenix, Arizona to provide manufacturing and logistical support in one of our higher concentration areas for DualCool installations.

EPIC Insurance adds Cameron Rappleye in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a national retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Sacramento native Cameron Rappleye has joined the firm as a property and casualty insurance broker/producer.

Crown Diva Boot Camp Event helps Miss Calif. USA Contestants Take Performance to Next Level Nov.21

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Beauty pageants are sometimes criticized for being overly competitive, cut throat and an advantage to the wealthy due to high costs of preparing for and participating in the pageant, says Stephanie Farrell of Miss Greater Bay Area, Calif. California's state pageant, owned and operated by Top 10 Productions of Southern Calif., works with several independent regional directors who host preliminary pageants that qualify contestants for the Miss California USA(R) and Miss California Teen USA(R) pageants.

Community Leaders to be Honored at 2015 Awards Luncheon in Sacramento including Women of Excellence

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 500 people are expected to attend the annual award luncheon Saturday, November 14, 2015 in Sacramento, to recognize winners of the 'Women of Excellence,' 'Lifetime Achievement' and 'Business of the Year' Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.
5 BARS

Making Connected Cities Possible: 5 Bars to Develop City of Sacramento Wireless Master Plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 5 Bars, a leading innovator in distributed antenna systems (DAS) and Wi-Fi wireless services for intelligent infrastructure, announced today an agreement to develop the City of Sacramento's Wireless Master Plan.
California Student Aid Commission

Get Schooled and California Student Aid Commission recognize students and staff at Sacramento Charter High School for commitment to college success

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ --- On Friday, May 1, Get Schooled and the California Student Aid Commission will recognize the students and staff at...
Californians for Retirement Security

Californians for Retirement Security Protest Plans to Eliminate Retirement Security for Millions of Californians

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, more than 100 firefighters, teachers, police officers, school employees and other public servants protested an expected November...

More than 600 Northern California Women Will Attend Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Sacramento Founders Day Celebration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 600 members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the largest African-American women's organization in the country, will spend Friday and Saturday Jan. 30 and 31 in Sacramento at the Doubletree Hotel celebrating their Founders Day.

Cory Chalmers, of Hoarders TV Show, makes guest appearance at The International Cat Association show in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show 'Hoarders, Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at the TICA Cat Show January 2-4, 2015 in Sacramento, Calif. This year's show is called 'Mardi Gras Madness' and is presented by Jazzy Cats.

Sacramento hosts a fun New Year's Party for qualified single fellows and gals with couples welcome

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Professionals Guild announced today it is producing a Sacramento New Year's Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Couples are also welcome. The gathering begins at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 31, 2014. The Live bands for dancing are Nunchuck Taylor and the Groove Thang Band. Keyboard soloist Kevin Kooyumjian and DJ Ron Davis will also be performing in separate regions of the hotel.

Women of Excellence, Lifetime Achievement and Business of the Year Awards 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 500 people are expected to attend the annual award luncheon Saturday, November 22, to recognize winners of the 'Women of Excellence, Lifetime Achievement and Business of the Year Awards' presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW).

HOARDERS TV Star Cory Chalmers will be making guest appearance at newest Steri-Clean franchise opening in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cable TV Star and lead expert of the hit television show 'Hoarders,' Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at his newest Steri-Clean franchise. This franchise owned by Chapin Fowler is hosting the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting on November 14 at 4:30 p.m. held at the chamber office at One Capitol Mall, suite 300 Sacramento.

FBI Cyber Division's Assistant Director Joseph M. Demarest to keynote HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo 2014

ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) will host its 28th Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo August 24 - 27, 2014, at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas. This year's Keynote Speaker will be FBI Cyber Division's Assistant Director Joseph M. Demarest.
Assemblyman Ken Cooley

California Bill Returning $1.3 Million to Fire District Taxpayers, Signed by Governor Brown – AB 1053

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif., Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) announced that his bill – AB 1053 – allowing the Sacramento Metropolitan...

Two Pedals Publishing Announces its Guide to Green Fabrics, Eco-Friendly Textiles for Fashion and Interior Design

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Two Pedals Publishing(TM) announced today the release of its full suite of books and other materials related to its new title, 'Guide to Green Fabrics, Eco-Friendly Textiles for Fashion and Interior Design' (ISBN: 9780975298398) the ultimate eco-fiber reference guide for instructors, textiles professionals, design students, fashion and interior designers, product manufacturers, and home sewing aficionados wanting to learn more about the latest developments in green textiles.

New Year's 2014 at Sacramento Hilton hosted by Professionals Guild features Live Bands, DJ, for Eligible Bachelors and Bachelorettes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild today announced its annual New Year's Eve Party, to be held at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Couples are also welcome to attend. The party starts at 8:30 p.m., Tues. Dec. 31, 2013. This Sacramento New Year's 2014 party includes three dance floors, two live bands, the Groove Thang Band and Innersoul band, as well as DJ Nic Javier.

Walk of Hope Event Supports California Families Struggling with Infertility

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California IVF Fertility Center and RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, are sponsoring Sacramento's first Walk of Hope, on Sept. 21, 2013. The Walk of Hope aims to build connections and offer encouragement for the 7.3 million Americans struggling with infertility.
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...

21st Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo line-up announced with CISO Summit as a New Addition

ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The HTCIA (High Technology Crimes Investigation Association) will unveil its first HTCIA CISO Summit on Sept. 12, 2013 at the lavish JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa in Summerlin, Nev. The CISO Summit, sponsored by McAfee, Cylance, Symantec, Essextec and InfoSecurity, will directly follow the 21st Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo.

Excellence in Human Capital Management: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center named a 'Healthiest Employer' for 2013 by Sacramento Business Journal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For 2013, Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage has been recognized by the Sacramento Business Journal as a 'Healthiest Employer.' EPIC is one of just 23 Sacramento area companies to be honored with this designation.
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Appoints Two to judgeships in the Sacramento County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Bunmi O. Awoniyi and Steven M. Gevercer to judgeships in the Sacramento County Superior Court. Awoniyi, 48, of Elk Grove, has served as a principal attorney with a family law practice since 1994.
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.

Bay Area Halloween Party 2012 announced by the Professionals Guild

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting Halloween dance parties in both Sacramento and the Bay Area. Singles are especially invited. Couples are also welcome. The Sacramento Halloween is at the Hilton Hotel Arden West, 2200 Harvard St. on Friday, October 26, 2012. The Bay Area Halloween party will take place at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel, 2600 Bishop Ranch Dr, San Ramon, Calif.

Sacramento Singles Expo, Trade Show and Party coming to the Hilton Hotel Arden West, hosted by Professionals Guild

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting a Singles Expo, Trade Show and Dance Party at the Hilton Hotel Arden West, 2200 Harvard St., Sacramento 95815, on Sept. 14, 2012.

Sacramento Attorney Myrlys Stockdale Earns Bar Certification – One of Only Seven Certified Family Law Specialists in El Dorado County

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization has just certified local attorney Myrlys Stockdale as a legal specialist in family law. Ms. Stockdale, 47, is the managing attorney of the marriage and family law firm Stockdale Law Firm, Inc., located in El Dorado Hills and serving clients for the past nearly 10 years.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces 80th Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 7, 2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown will join Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to host the 80th Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday on the West Steps of the State Capitol.

Calif. Governor Brown Announces 80th Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting on December 7th

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the 80th Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, December 7th on the West Steps of the State Capitol.
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Assemblymember Hall Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. at State Capitol

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles) today welcomed members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. to the State...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Joins Chanukah Celebration at Capitol Menorah Lighting Ceremony

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and local leaders of the Jewish community today joined Chabad of Sacramento to celebrate Chanukah at the...

Recession Fouls Basketball Superstar – A Player’s Loss is a Collector’s Gain at West Auctions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- There are times when a team transcends the game and steps over the boundaries of the sports pages and...

Thrilling Holiday Gift Book: A Controversial, True Story – One Man Caught in Government Psychic Spy Experiments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The ideal Christmas gift for those intrigued by governmental conspiracy, "OPERATION BLUE LIGHT: My Secret Life Among Psychic Spies" (Cherubim Publishing,...

Just in Time for Halloween: One Man Takes on The U.S. Government’s Spy Experiments Using Telepathy in Memoir

SACRAMENTO -- Just in time for Halloween, it's a new but very different occult read. It took Philip Chabot 40 years to tell his...

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