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Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition recognizes VLP Law Group for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that it has received an Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity from the Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition. VLP was honored at the September 9, 2013 awards ceremony in San Francisco for promoting a mother-friendly workplace.

Childcare is Focus of UCSF Postdoc Union Panel at the University of California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to an overwhelming need to improve childcare access and affordability at the University of California, United Auto Workers Local 5810, which represents more than 6,000 postdoctoral scholars at UC, is hosting a panel on childcare resources, low-income childcare funding, work/life balance and statewide initiatives for childcare funding on Thursday, Aug. 22.

Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance adds Josh Ream as VP Property Broker in Atlanta

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- WTCI (Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC) today announced that property brokerage veteran Josh Ream has joined the firm as Vice President/Property Broker in Atlanta, Georgia.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center acquires SafeHarbor Risk Management, expands to the East Coast

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a rapidly growing retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced it has acquired SafeHarbor Risk Management. The firm has locations in New York and Boston, Mass.
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SF Mayor Lee and Supervisor Farrell Launch Home Loan Assistance Program for First Responders

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Mark Farrell today launched the down payment home loan assistance program...
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SF Mayor Lee Announces San Francisco's Third Annual Ping Pong Tournament

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee this past week announced the Third Annual Ping Pong Tournament and Festival coming...
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SF Mayor Lee Appoints Allen Nanceto Lead San Francisco’s Juvenile Probation Department

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced his appointment of Allen A. Nance as San Francisco’s Juvenile Probation...
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SF Mayor Lee Launches San Francisco Pathways to Citizenship Initiative

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee with Board President David Chiu and local community partners announced a new...
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San Francisco to Host 2015 US Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last week, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that San Francisco awarded as the host of the U.S....

LumeVi introduces the LumeVi brand table lamp which boasts a 75 year lifetime

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Until the advent of CFLs and now LEDs, lighting your room was simple. Just screw in a bulb and when it burned out screw a new one in. It would have been nice if the incandescent bulb had had a longer service life then they did, but hey they were cheap and simple. Now, especially with the disappointing performance of CFLs, there's good reason to feel intimidated by the purchase of an LED light bulb, says LumeVi Lighting.
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SF Mayor Lee and New York City Mayor Bloomberg to Co-Host Second Annual Bloomberg Technology Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that they will...

Understanding Healthcare Reform: EPIC Insurance's second video in healthcare series offers concise overview of Affordable Care Act

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the second in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, 'Understanding Healthcare Reform.' The video provides a clear overview of the Affordable Care Act, simplifying its many elements into a straightforward, easily understood review.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, Dowling Capital Partners and Premier Insurance Team to Change Hispanic Insurance Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today a partnership with Dowling Capital Partners (DCP) and Premier Insurance Services, focusing on the personal insurance needs of the Hispanic market in the West and Southwest regions of the United States.
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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Spotify Becomes Eleventh Tech Company to Move to the Central Market Neighborhood

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that four new businesses have signed leases in the Central Market...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces New QB3 Biotech Incubator in Central San Francisco Waterfront

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) announced that QB3...
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San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Ten-Year Capital Improvement Plan announced by SF Mayor Lee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced a $4.1 billion capital improvement plan for San Francisco International Airport...

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center welcomes 'Power Broker' Kathleen Felderman and expands with new Denver Office

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that brokers Kathleen Felderman and Jonathan Griffiths have joined the firm. Felderman, who has received national recognition as a Real Estate industry Power Broker in 2008, 2010, and 2011 joins EPIC as national real estate practice leader and managing principal.
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San Francisco Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.4 Percent in April 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued the following statement on San Francisco’s unemployment rate dropping to 5.4...
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San Francisco Mayor Lee Announces Plans for New Apple Retail Store in Union Square

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu announced plans for a new Apple...

Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services announces enhanced Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- WTCI (Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC) today announced that it has enhanced its Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services. WTCI has added Risk Management Solutions catastrophe modeling software to the foundation of its risk modeling services and solutions. In addition, Bruce Norris, a WTCI director, recently enhanced his personal consulting capabilities by earning the Certified Catastrophe Modeler (CCM) designation from the AIR Institute.
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Kicking off San Francisco's Small Business Week, SF Mayor Lee Announces New Loans to Boost Small Businesses

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced the launch of the "Emerging Business Loan Fund" which will make...
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San Francisco Submits Bid to Host NFL Super Bowl L/LI in 2016/2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SF Mayor Edwin M. Lee today celebrated the submission of the San Francisco Bay Area regional bid in...

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) adds Kris Beale as Employee Benefits Senior Compliance Consultant in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kris Beale as Employee Benefits Division Senior Compliance Consultant in its San Francisco office. Beale has more than 14 years of experience in employee benefits, regulations, and the analysis of complex legislation.
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SF Mayor Lee Announces Recipients of 2013 Mayor’s Teacher of the Year Award

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced five recipients of the 2012-2013 Mayor's Teacher of the Year...

Dustin Saylor, CEO of Odin Systems Inc believes Public Surveillance Will Change in the Aftermath of the Boston Marathon

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In the weeks following the Boston Marathon bombing, articles have been written about how cities around the globe will start to increase their video surveillance systems. However, just pumping more money into cameras isn't a panacea on its own, according to Dustin Saylor, CEO of Odin Systems Inc., a video surveillance design company in California.
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SF Mayor Lee Launches Summer Jobs + 2013 Initiative to Create Unprecedented 6,000 Jobs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the United Way of the Bay Area - along with City...

MoneyWise Teen Contest award-winning California students produce videos illustrating key economic and financial principles

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) announced today that the four-student team from San Rafael High School, in San Rafael California, led by instructor Abigail Shapiro, won first place in the 2013 MoneyWise Teen Contest. The winning team included students Rebecca Brown, Frances Casey, Natasha Sharp and Roslyn Yeager.

CandyLipz LLC announces formal launch of the Xtreme Lip-Shaper System to achieve more luscious and fuller lips

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- CandyLipz LLC today announced a new product, the Xtreme Lip-Shaper(R) System, that allows users to naturally control the appearance and size of their lips. It's no longer necessary to experience expensive and invasive injections to achieve more luscious and fuller lips.
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SF Mayor Lee & Supervisors Sign Mandatory Seismic Retrofit Program for City's Soft Story Buildings

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined the Board of Supervisors and City Officials to mark the 107th...
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SF Mayor Lee Launches Initiative to Improve Pedestrian Safety and Reduce Pedestrian Injuries in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee - as part of the Nation’s first Walk to Work Day...
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San Francisco's First New Fire Station in More Than 40 Years to Meet Safety Needs of Vibrant, Growing Neighborhood

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee cut the ribbon on the new Fire Station One, located at 935...

World Savvy Gala 2013 coming to the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco to Celebrate Global Learning Initiatives

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tickets are now available for the World Savvy Gala 2013 on April 11 at the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.

EPIC Insurance has teamed with Liazon Corporation to offer their clients Liazon's Bright Choices Exchange

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) announced today that its Employee Benefits Practice has launched a strategic partnership offering employers a new way to manage benefit program costs while expanding flexibility, choice and value for their employees.
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SF Mayor Lee Announces Full Funding for GoSolarSF Program: Two Million Dollars for Solar for Fiscal Year 2013-2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that the City’s successful solar initiative, GoSolarSF, will receive an...
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SF Mayor Lee Celebrates Opening of SFPD Central Market Safety Hub on Sixth Street

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee celebrated the opening of the San Francisco Police Department Central Market...

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center welcomes Derek Thomas as Chief Strategy Officer in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Derek Thomas as Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Principal. Thomas brings to EPIC 25+ years of progressive experience and leadership within insurance brokerage firms, Internet and e-commerce companies, as well as the non-profit sector.
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SF Mayor Lee Celebrates Phase One Completion of Pier 27 James R. Herman Cruise Terminal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee celebrated the completion of Phase One of the James R. Herman...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Appoints Katy Tang as District 4 Supervisor

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced his appointment of Katy Tang to the District 4 Supervisor’s seat...
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SF Mayor Lee Announces Online Tool to Help Local Entrepreneurs Start, Stay and Grow in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee today launched an online tool to help new businesses navigate the City’s permitting and...
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New Videos Celebrate San Francisco Companies and Innovators to Highlight City as Ideal Place for Doing Business

SAN FRANCISO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today launched the San Francisco is "Where the World Changes Campaign" with a...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces District 4 Supervisor Carmen Chu as Assessor-Recorder

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced his intention to appoint District 4 Supervisor Carmen Chu as...
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S.F. Mayor Lee, President Chiu & Supervisor Wiener Introduce Legislation Mandating Seismic Safety Retrofits

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Board President David Chiu and Supervisor Scott Wiener introduced legislation mandating...

Jennifer Haley joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center as Benefits Consultant in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of Jennifer Haley as an employee benefits consultant in its Northern California Employee Benefits Division. Haley brings twelve years of experience in the delivery of employee benefits solutions.

Celebrated artist John Waguespack returns home for art exhibition showcasing the Southeast's preeminent artists

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Atlanta-born John Waguespack will unveil three new art works - 'Spring Forward,' 'Red Sea at Dawn' and 'Black Alaskan Waters' - which beautifully illustrate his broad range of artistic styles at Spotlight on Art for Trinity School Feb. 4-9.
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S.F. Mayor Lee Highlights Accomplishments and 2013 Priorities in 'State of the City' Address

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Mayor Edwin M. Lee delivered his 2013 "State of the City" Address at College Track, a...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Laguna Honda Tops U.S. Nursing Home Ratings

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services raised the quality...
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San Francisco Mayor Lee's Statement on SF Unemployment Rate Dropping to 6.5 Percent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Friday (Jan. 18) issued the following statement on San Francisco's unemployment rate dropping...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Open Data Partnership with Yelp to Improve Public Health and Transparency

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Yelp CEO and Co-founder Jeremy Stoppelman announced at the U.S. Conference...
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San Francisco Moves Forward with Pedestrian Strategy: the Pedestrian Safety Executive Directive

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, SF Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) and San Francisco Department of Public Health to announce the draft Pedestrian Strategy is nearing completion. City officials, advocates and community groups reaffirmed their commitment to pedestrian safety during the holiday shopping season today at the Powell Street Promenade where existing pedestrian improvements have helped holiday shoppers stay safe on busy San Francisco sidewalks.
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SF Mayor Lee and Supervisor Chu Launch Invest in Neighborhoods Pilot to Protect Small Businesses

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and District 4 Supervisor Carmen Chu announced the launch of a new Invest in Neighborhoods pilot program called the Americans with Disabilities Act Small Business Assessment Program. The pilot will begin in District Four and will provide small businesses with an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) assessment report, a plan for compliance, and access to new grant funding and loan programs to make upgrades.

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