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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 26, 2015 including to California Department of Food and Agriculture

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Jennifer Kent, 41, of Sacramento, has been appointed director of the California Department of Health Care Services. Kent has been executive director at Local Health Plans of California since 2013. She was principal at Health Management Associates […]

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S.F. Mayor Lee Outlines Shared Prosperity Agenda in 2015 State of the City Address

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee delivered his 2015 State of the City address at the recently completed Phase One expansion site of the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market – the first new Production, Distribution, and Repair (PDR) space in San Francisco in more than a decade – […]

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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Introduces Legislation to Dramatically Improve Probate Process, Cut Fees for Families – AB 139

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) introduced legislation to improve probate process and cut Fees for families (AB 139). According to Gatto, to pass the contents of a bank account, a prized automobile, or a multi-million-dollar stock account upon your death, all you need to do is fill out a […]

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Calif. Senator Mendoza Responds to Governor Brown’s Proposed 2015-16 State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed 2015-16 state budget: “The governor’s budget proposal maintains a prudent and responsible approach to state spending. It includes increased funding for education, public safety and implementing […]

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California Governor Brown Proposes 2015-16 State Balanced Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. proposed a carefully balanced budget that injects billions of dollars more into schools and health care coverage, holds college tuition flat and delivers on Propositions 1 and 2 by investing in long overdue water projects and saving money, while continuing to chip away […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 8, 2015 including to the California Physician Assistant Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Jed Grant, 43, of Tulare, has been reappointed to the California Physician Assistant Board, where he has served since 2013. Grant has been a physician assistant director at the San Joaquin Valley College since 2013, where he […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 7, 2015 including New Legislative Secretary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Camille Wagner as legislative affairs secretary in the Office of the Governor, replacing Gareth Elliott, who has served in that role since 2011. Elliott will pursue opportunities in the private sector, and last week was appointed to the […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 6, 2015 including to Professional Fiduciaries Advisory Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Aileen Federizo, 46, of Encino, has been reappointed to the California Professional Fiduciaries Advisory Committee, where she has served since 2012. Federizo has been founder and a professional fiduciary at ElderWell since 2011. She has been […]

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Calif. Congressman Cardenas to Represent Los Angeles on Critical House Subcommitees in 2015

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the prestigious House Committee on Energy and Commerce, chose the subcommittees he will serve on, as part of that committee, during the 114th Congress. “Health care, manufacturing, trade and the environment are major industries within the San Fernando […]

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Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Continues Groundbreaking ‘Wiki Bill’ Project, Invites Public to Directly Draft Privacy Legislation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that he is continuing his groundbreaking opportunity to allow individual citizens to draft a piece of legislation directly via an online Wiki. Citizens can visit the “Wiki bill’s” website, and by using an interface similar to Wikipedia’s, they can propose, draft, […]

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Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Appointed to Key Senate Committees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newsiwre/ — Today, California State Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Labor and Industrial Relations Committee, announced his appointment by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon to sit on a number of important Senate policy committees. Senate Committee chairs and committee member appointments will be formally adopted by the Senate […]

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California Governor Brown Sworn In, Delivers Inaugural Address Jan. 5, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. took the oath of office as Governor of California and delivered his inaugural address in the Assembly Chamber. The address serves as the Governor’s constitutionally required annual report to the Legislature. Members of the Legislature, the Judiciary, Constitutional Officers, the extended family of […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 2, 2015 including the California Energy Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Felicia Marcus, 58, of Emeryville, has been reappointed member and chair of the California State Water Resources Control Board, where she has served since 2012. Marcus was a member of the Delta Stewardship Council from 2010 to […]

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California Senator Tony Mendoza Takes Community Oath of Office

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti administered the community oath of office to Senator Tony Mendoza on Saturday at the Norwalk City Hall Civic Lawn. The ceremony featured community leaders and local dignitaries. See attached photos and program from Saturday’s event. Senator Mendoza was elected as Senator for the newly-drawn […]

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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti to Administer Oath of Office to Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza at Community Event on Saturday

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to administer community oath of office to Senator Tony Mendoza at the Norwalk City Hall Civic Lawn on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will feature community leaders and local dignitaries. See program below. Senator Mendoza was elected as Senator for […]

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Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas will now be Los Angeles’ voice on the most powerful committee in the U.S. House of Representatives

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas will now be Los Angeles’ voice on the most powerful committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. Tuesday, Cárdenas was named to the prestigious House Energy and Commerce Committee, the oldest of the “authorizing committees,” where many pieces of historic legislation have been created and […]

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New California Proposal for Internet Poker Would Address Concerns of Law Enforcement, Protect Local Businesses – AB 9

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The odds of California realizing revenue by legalizing online poker are likely improving, after the introduction of legislation by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) to create a sensible framework for the state’s online poker industry. The legislation, AB 9, establishes a regulatory structure that will provide all participants, from players […]

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California Legislation to Create Statewide Hit-and-Run Alert System Re-introduced – AB 8

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) announced his continued his fight for hit-and-run victims in California, yesterday reintroducing legislation to establish the “Yellow Alert” system, a tool which would empower the public to help solve more hit-and-run crimes and help law enforcement agencies apprehend more hit-and-run drivers. The widely praised […]

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Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Calls for Greater Transparency and Disclosure for Government Officials – AB10

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A key reform was introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) today – AB 10, which would increase financial-disclosure requirements and modernize the forms used by government officials to report their interests. “Increased transparency is essential to protecting public resources, preventing corruption, and restoring public trust,” says Gatto. “This legislation will […]

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Calif. Congressman Cardenas calls on UC Board of Regents: No Tuition Hikes at UC Universities!

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, in response to a vote being taken Thursday by the University of California (UC) Board of Regents, to raise tuition on UC system students, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) wrote the Board, calling on them to vote “no” on such an increase. “I ask that […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Two to Orange County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Earlier this week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Gassia Apkarian and Craig E. Arthur to judgeships in the Orange County Superior Court. Apkarian, 47, of Mission Viejo, has been senior attorney and president at Apkarian Defense APC since 2007. She served as a deputy public […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Appoints Two to Riverside County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week announced the appointment of Susanne S. Cho and James T. Latting to judgeships in the Riverside County Superior Court. Cho, 48, of Palm Desert, has been an attorney at the Law Offices of Rodney Lee Soda since 2004. She served as a […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Six to Los Angeles County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, on Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Hector E. Gutierrez, Colin P. Leis, Lillian Vega Jacobs, Rob B. Villeza, Shirley K. Watkins and Michael E. Whitaker to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Gutierrez, 40, of Whittier, has served as a […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Two to Alameda County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Thomas E. Stevens and Noël Wise to judgeships in the Alameda County Superior Court. Stevens, 48, of Piedmont, has served as chief at the Oakland Branch of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of California since 2013, where […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints M. Bruce Smith to Fifth District Court of Appeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of M. Bruce Smith as associate justice of the Fifth District Court of Appeal. Smith, 58, of Fresno, has served as supervising judge at the Fresno County Superior Court since 2012, where he has served in several positions since […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Justices to the First District Court of Appeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week announced the appointment of Marla J. Miller to Division Two and Jon B. Streeter to Division Four of the First District Court of Appeal. Miller, 59, of San Francisco, has served as a judge at the San Francisco County Superior Court since […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 10, 2014 including to Department of Health Care Services

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Thomas Gibson, 47, of Sacramento, has been appointed general counsel at the California Natural Resources Agency. Gibson has been general counsel at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife since 2010, where he was assistant chief counsel […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Oct. 22, 2014 including to California Film Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments. First, Thomas Davis, 56, of Sherman Oaks, has been appointed to the California Film Commission. Davis is third international vice president of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Executive Board, where he has been a member since […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Oct. 21, 2014 including to California Travel and Tourism Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments. Clark Ducart, 53, of Crescent City, has been appointed warden at Pelican Bay State Prison, where he has been acting warden since 2014 and has served in several positions since 1989, including chief deputy warden, correctional administrator, correctional […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Oct. 20, 2014 including to California Department of Human Resources

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments. First, Richard Gillihan, 46, of Folsom, has been appointed director of the California Department of Human Resources, where he has served as acting director since 2014. Gillihan has served in several positions at the California Department of Finance […]

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