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Valerie Gotten

Valerie Gotten
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Valerie G has been an editor with California Newswire for several years, is a gifted theremin player, can quote copious lines from 'Red Dwarf' and also knows where her towel is. Oddly, she does not drive, nor does she take the bus. She identifies as both human and democrat.

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Tricia Bigelow Presiding Justice of Second District Court of Appeal

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Tricia A. Bigelow as presiding justice of the Second District Court of...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Poli Flores Jr. to Imperial County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Poli Flores Jr. to a judgeship in the Imperial County Superior Court....

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement After U.S. Senate Passes Health Care Reform Legislation

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the following statement on Dec. 24th, urging continued work on health care reform legislation that won’t...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Miramar Marine

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Pfc. Serge Kropov of Hawley, PA: “Private First...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments for 12.22.09

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the following appointments: First, Ronnie Caplane, 61, of Oakland, has been reappointed to the Workers’...

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Names Joan Sullivan Deputy Mayor Of Education

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa yesterday named Joan Sullivan Deputy Mayor of Education. She is the founder of the Bronx...

Nava to close loophole in California law in response to Richmond Gang Rape

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Responding to the brutal gang rape incident of a minor in Richmond, California, Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara), Vice Chair...

Nava and California Breast Cancer Survivors Urge State Leaders to Spare Cuts to Breast Cancer Screening

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymembers Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara), Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa), and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, health organizations, breast cancer...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Launch of Climate Registered Program at Copenhagen Conference

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after The Climate Registry, joined by several government, environmental and business leaders...

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...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Presents Medal of Valor Award to 27 California State Employees

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday presented 27 state employees with the Governor’s State Employee Medal of Valor award for demonstrating extraordinary...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Election of New Assembly Speaker

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Schwarzenegger yesterday issued the following statement regarding the election of Assemblymember John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) as speaker of...

Colbie Caillat, Demi Lovato, and Audrina Patridge put their creativity to fashionable good use for Starlight Children's Foundation

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- On Dec. 19, 2009 Forever 21, Inc. is launching a charitable line of T-shirts personally designed by notable celebrities...

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...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Diesel Vehicle Regulations

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Following a meeting on the state’s landmark Diesel Vehicle regulations yesterday (Dec. 9) by the California Air Resources Board, Governor...

Komen Affiliates Urge Calif. State Leaders to Spare Cuts to Breast Cancer Screening Access for Neediest Women

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara), breast cancer survivors and advocates from all seven California Affiliates of Susan G. Komen for...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on U.S. EPA’s Final Ruling on Greenhouse Gas Emissions as Public Health Threat

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final ruling that...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Highlights Alternative Fuel Vehicles at 2009 L.A. Auto Show

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- Continuing his commitment to alternative fuels and efficient, clean cars, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today highlighted the wide range of...

Young Actress to spearhead Starlight Children's Foundation StarPower Program, proving you're never too young to give back

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- Starlight Children's Foundation - which for 25 years has helped seriously ill children and their families cope with their...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Moreno Valley Soldier

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today released the following statement regarding the death of Pfc. Marcus A. Tynes, of Moreno Valley: “Maria...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the following appointments: Fred Ameri, 69, of Newport Beach, has been reappointed to the Santa...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger’s Communications Director Matt David Issues Statement After Senator Steinberg’s Comments on Appointment of Sen. Maldonado

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Schwarzenegger's Communications Director Matt David today issued the following statement after Senator Steinberg’s comments on the Governor’s recent appointment...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Assemblymember Hall to Co-Host 5th Annual Compton Turkey Giveway

COMPTON /California Newswire/ -– Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III (D – Compton) announced today he will join Compton City Councilmember Dr. Willie...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger, U.S. Senators Feinstein and Boxer Urge President Obama to Support California High Speed and Intercity Rail

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ --Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today sent the following letter to President Barack...

Calif. Assemblymember Hall Announces Members of the Select Committee on Re-Entry

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- According to a news release issued today, Speaker Karen Bass (D- Baldwin Hills) has named the following members to the...

Foreclosure Crisis in California Addressed at Sacramento Hearing

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbra), Chair of the Assembly Banking & Finance Committee, led the second in a series of...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Decision to Reject Workers’ Compensation Rate Increase

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday issued a statement after Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner rejected a second request by the Workers’ Compensation...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement Applauding Pfizer’s Decision to Include California in Global R&D Network

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday issued the following statement applauding Pfizer’s announcement to include California in its global research and development...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Launch of 'I Built It-Youth' Campaign

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday announced the launch of the “I Built It-Youth” campaign, a statewide effort to begin training California’s...

Nevada Assembly Speaker Barbara E. Buckley to be Hosted by Nava at Calif. State Capitol

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Nevada has a Successful Loan Mediation Program. What: Hearing of the Assembly Banking & Finance Committee (the second in...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Takes Action to Secure Available Recovery Act Funds for Early Childhood Education

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Building on his commitment to both high-quality early childhood education and bringing available American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act)...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Captain John Gaffaney

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Capt. John P. Gaffaney of San Diego:...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints John J. Benoit District IV Riverside County Supervisor

RIVERSIDE /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday announced the appointment of John J. Benoit to the Riverside County Board of Supervisors, representing District...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Applauds Passage of Historic Comprehensive Water Package

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the legislature’s passage of an historic package to reform and rebuild...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Louis Fuentes District I Imperial County Supervisor

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Louis Fuentes to the Imperial County Board of Supervisors, representing District I....

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Applauds Senate Education Committee for Standing by California’s School Children, Passing SBX5 1

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday issued the statement below after the state Senate Education Committee voted 5-0 to approve SBX5 1,...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Celebrates Opening of World’s Largest Landfill Gas to Liquefied Natural Gas Facility in Calif.

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today celebrated the opening of the world’s largest landfill gas to liquefied natural gas (LFG-to-LNG) facility in...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Deaths of Military Air Crew Members

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Maj. Samuel Leigh, 1st Lt. Thomas Claiborne, Lt....

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of San Diego Soldier

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Sgt. First Class David E. Metzger of San...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of CHP Officer Jarrod Martinez

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer Jarrod Martinez of...

Calif. Assemblymember Pedro Nava Applauds Historic Federal Hate Crimes Legislation

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara) applauds the President and Congress for taking a historic stand and signing the Matthew Shepard...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Hawthorne Soldier

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today released the following statement regarding the death of Sgt. Eduviges G.Wolf of Hawthorne: “Sergeant Eduviges Wolf...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Applauds President Obama’s Investment in Smart Grid, Providing Boost to Renewable Energy Projects

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement applauding President Barack Obama’s announcement to invest $3.4 billion in smart-grid technology...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Deaths of Camp Pendleton Marines

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Cpl. Gregory M.W. Fleury of Anchorage, AK, Capt....

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Offers Rewards for Information in Two Unsolved Murder Cases

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today offered rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction in a California court of the...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Sends Letter to Congressional Leaders on Health Care Reform

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today sent the following letter to the Congressional leaders encouraging them to act on comprehensive health reform...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Calif. Appointments

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Appointments announced Oct. 23, by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger include: Alexander Calero, 33, of San Diego, has been appointed to the...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces $48 Million in Infrastructure Funds to Upper Yuba River Levee Improvement

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that his administration is expediting the implementation of $47.5 million in Proposition 1E funds to...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Moreno Valley Soldier

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Specialist Michael A. Dahl, Jr. of Moreno Valley:...

Gov. Schwarzenegger and Gov. Osuna Millán Sign MOU to Increase Collaboration Between California and Baja California

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Baja California Governor José Guadalupe Osuna Millán today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to continue...

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