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Valerie Gotten

Valerie G, editor at CANW
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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.

Three State Committees to Hold Oversight Hearing on Toxic Products

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Three State Assembly Policy Committees will convene a unique oversight hearing on August 3, 2010 to investigate the State...

Calif. Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Deaths of Two Camp Pendleton Marines

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Lt. Col. Mario D. Carazo of Springfield,...

Calif. Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Deaths of Two Soldiers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Staff Sgt. Conrad A. Mora of San...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments for 7.26.10

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the following appointments: First, Jody Belgard Akimoto, 52, of Watsonville, has been reappointed to...

Calif. Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Deaths of Two Soldiers at Qalat, Afghanistan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday (July 9) issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Staff Sgt. Marc A....

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Celebrates California Receiving the Most Clean Tech Investment in No. America

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday (July 9) issued the following statement celebrating the latest numbers released by the Cleantech...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Report Showing Continued Success in California Solar Initiative

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday issued the following statement after the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued a report...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Governors’ Global Climate Summit 3 To Be Held At UC Davis This Fall

DAVIS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Building on the accomplishments made at the first two Governors’ Global Climate Summits in 2009 and 2008, Governor Arnold...

Working Californians begins independent expenditure campaign for Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Working Californians, an independent expenditure committee, will begin a radio ad campaign on behalf of Jerry Brown today. ...

Calif. Governor Schwarzenegger Sends Letter Urging Support for Disaster Relief Funding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday sent the following letter to members of the California Congressional Delegation urging them to fully...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Applauds U.S. Senate for Upholding the U.S. EPA’s Authority on Climate Change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday issued the following statement applauding the U.S. Senate for blocking the Murkowski resolution and upholding...

Nava and Evans Slam California Department of Public Health

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- After review of an audit requested by Assemblymembers Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara) and Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa) of the...

Calif. Governor Schwarzenegger Announces Trade Mission to Asia

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced on Tuesday that he will lead a trade mission to China, Japan and South Korea...

Progressive Democrats of America, Los Angeles Chapter Endorse Nava for Attorney General

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Attorney General candidate Pedro Nava announced today that he has been endorsed by the Progressive Democrats of America,...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Sends Letter to California Congressional Delegation on Extension of Enhanced Medicaid Funding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday (June 4), Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger sent the following letter to the California Congressional Delegation urging their support...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Sends Letter to Senator Steinberg Regarding Negotiations with Public Employee Unions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday (June 4), Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger sent the following letter to Senator Steinberg expressing his support of good...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments to Academic Content Standards Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday (June 4), Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced the following appointments to the Academic Content Standards Commission: Steven Dunlap, 30,...

Toxic Lead Shot Ban in State Wildlife Management Areas Passes Calif. Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara) announced the passage of Assembly Bill 2223, which will ban the use of toxic...

Farm Worker Health Act Passed by Calif. State Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Farm Worker Health Act, Assembly Bill 1963, authored by Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara), Chair of the Assembly...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Legislation to Prohibit Violent Felons from Possessing Body Armor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after signing SB 408 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), which prohibits...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Submits California’s Race to the Top Phase Two Application for $700 million in Recovery Act Funds

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today signed California’s Race to the Top Phase Two application which could provide up to $700...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Dan Schnur Chair of Fair Political Practices Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Dan Schnur as chair of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)....

Nava’s Calif. Foreclosure Prevention Legislation Passes Key Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assembly Bill 1639, a key piece of foreclosure prevention legislation authored by Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbra), cleared a...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Directs Administration to take Action on SOMB Recommendations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday directed his Administration to take action on recommendations provided by the Sex Offender Management Board...
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Calif. Measure to Revitalize Jordan Downs and Nickerson Gardens Communities in Watts Approved by State Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Assembly today approved AB 1641 by Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles),...

California Cat Declawing/Devocalizing Measure Passed by Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assembly Bill 2743, authored by Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara), which will make it illegal for a landlord in...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Deaths of Two Camp Pendleton Marines

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Cpl. Jeffery W. Johnson of Tomball, TX,...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement Following Senate Confirmation of Finance Director Ana Matosantos

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Ana Matosantos as director of...

2011 Microsoft Worldwide Conference Coming to Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa yesterday announced that the City of Los Angeles will host the Microsoft 2011 Worldwide Partner...

Legislative Leaders Announce Package of Measures to Calif. Close Tax Loopholes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legislators held a State Capitol News Conference today to announce the introduction of a package of bills to close...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Celebrates First Phase Completion of Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project to Green the Grid

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today celebrated the completion of the first phase of Southern California Edison’s Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project,...

Proposal to Drill in California Sanctuary Waters Too Dangerous says Nava

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Gulf tragedy and environmental catastrophe now unfolding off the coast of Louisiana further highlights why new offshore oil...

Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Senate Confirmation of Abel Maldonado as Calif. Lt. Governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the State Senate confirmed Abel Maldonado as Lieutenant Governor: “I...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Hear California’s Ban of Violent Video Game Sales

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court decided to review Schwarzenegger v. Video...

Ca. Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Employment Report

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the California Employment Development Department released employment numbers for the...

Nava Announces Introduction of Corporate Political Expenditure Accountability Act

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara) and the California Public Interest Research Group (CalPIRG) announced today the introduction of the...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces California Has Exceeded Its Target to Reduce State Fleet

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Following through on his efforts to reduce unnecessary, wasteful state spending and improve government efficiency, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Richard Rice Director of the California Recovery Task Force

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Richard Rice as director of the California Recovery Task Force and...

Ca. Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Resignation of FPPC Chairman Ross Johnson

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Chairman Ross...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Legislation to Provide Greater Assistance to Calif. Homeowners

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today signed SB 401 by Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis), legislation that will bring much of our...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Superior Court Appointments for 4.08.10

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Tara M. Desautels to a judgeship in the Alameda County Superior...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Ann Ameral to Stanislaus County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Ann Q. Ameral to a judgeship in the Stanislaus County Superior...

Calif. California Recovery Task Force Director Issues Statement and Sends Letter to U.S. Department of Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Recovery Task Force Director Herb K. Schultz issued the following statement and sent the following letter to the...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Directs Sex Offender Management Board to Review Gardner Case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today directed the Sex Offender Management Board to review the John Albert Gardner case to determine...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools List

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the California State Board of Education voted to approve a...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Unveils Partnership with Microsoft to Offer Job Training to Californians

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that California will join forces with Microsoft to provide free technology training to thousands...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Celebrates Success of Bank on California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Announces Over 100,000 Accounts Opened, Sacramento, Santa Ana Latest to Join Program. Emphasizing the importance of providing Californians access...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Directs CDCR to Retain All Sex Offender Parole Files

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today directed the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to retain all files on sex...

Ca. Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Camp Pendleton Marine

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Lance Cpl. Nigel K. Olsen, 21 of...

Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces New Governance Entity to Advance Health Information Exchange in California with Stimulus Funding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Schwarzenegger and California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) Secretary Kim Belshé today announced the state’s intent to...

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