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Violent Attacks at Two Los Angeles Area Hospitals Highlight Need for More Healthcare Worker Protections, says Padilla – SB 1299

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ – The stabbing of two nurses in two Los Angeles area hospitals within hours Monday morning is a shocking reminder that working in a hospital setting comes with very real risk. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers in healthcare and social assistance settings are five times […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Grants 63 Pardons on Good Friday

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that, on Good Friday, he has granted 63 pardons. The individuals granted pardons all completed their sentences and have been released from custody for more than a decade without further criminal activity. Individuals who have been convicted of a crime in California […]

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DrivenBI announces strategic partnership with Future Intelligence Technology Inc.

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The business intelligence company, DrivenBI today announced that it has commenced an SRK reselling partnership with Future Intelligence Technology Inc. (FITi) in Taiwan, to provide its customers with timely communication, support, and services in the same time zone. Furthermore, since DrivenBI partnered with Salesforce in 4th Quarter of 2013, DrivenBI is one step closer to cultivating this established market outside the States.

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AMP SoCal : Cárdenas, Southern Calif. Reps Push For Manufacturing Jobs In Southern California

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) led several of his fellow Southern California Representatives in supporting the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership for Southern California (AMP SoCal). AMP SoCal is applying for the newly-created Investment in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) designation from the Department of Commerce. AMP SoCal is […]

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Calif. School Districts and Thousands of Californians Join in Urging the Governor to Save SoCal ROC

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A letter and a petition signed by thousands of Californians urging the Governor to save the Southern California Regional Occupational Center, also known as SoCal ROC, was delivered to Governor Brown on Monday by Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D-Torrance). In the letter, which was undersigned by representatives of SoCal ROC and participating […]

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New Swim Safety Device Offers Child Safety Technology to Stop a Secret Killer

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In the U.S., children aged one to four have the highest drowning rates. And most drowning occurs in pools. Better Life Technologies Group, Inc. has announced a new patented technology product that’s designed to save children’s lives. According to studies, young children, African-Americans and males seem to be the most vulnerable. Accidents continue to happen, yet many go unreported.

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Michael Gonthier joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center as new Chief Financial Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Michael Gonthier has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer. EPIC’s current CFO, Elaine Andrian, will now focus on merger and acquisition strategy and diligence as the firm continues to expand nationally.

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SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 Fingerprint Reader earns STQC certification implementing biometric authentication in India’s UID project

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that its new, FAP 20 and PIV certified Hamster Pro 20 fingerprint reader has been certified by the Standardisation Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) Directorate, an office of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology of India. The Hamster Pro 20 is available immediately for sale in India through SecuGen India.

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Calif. Assemblyman Cooley Awarded Legislator of the Year 2014 by Crime Victims United

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, April 8, Crime Victims United of California presented Calif. Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) with its 2014 Legislator of the Year Award. Crime Victims United presented Cooley with the award for his support on a variety of bills that strengthen public safety efforts and protects victims’ rights. “I […]

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Senior Corporate Partner David C. Lee Augments VLP Law Group’s Silicon Valley Corporate Practice

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — VLP Law Group LLP today announced the addition of David C. Lee to its Corporate, Securities and Mergers and Acquisitions practice group. Mr. Lee joins as a partner based in Silicon Valley. VLP has a broad-based corporate practice which is focused on the representation of start-up, middle market and later-stage companies across a range of industries, sectors and technologies.

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Calif. Animal Protection Bill Would Increase Funding for Shelters, Save Lives – AB 2343

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Burbank) introduced new legislation to provide funds to local animal agencies that comply with the “Hayden Law,” and to fund a new $10 million program to help prevent needless killing of dogs and cats in California shelters. “The state can do a better job supporting […]

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California Bill Stimulating Aerospace Industry Approved by State Senate – AB 777

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In order to foster a more stable business climate for California’s aerospace sector, the California State Senate today passed Assembly Bill (AB) 777 authored by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance). Also known as the Aerospace Tax Clarification Act, AB 777 would qualify rocket propulsion systems for an existing business inventory tax […]

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Calif. Bill Targeting Mislabeled Seafood Approved by Senate Health Committee – SB 1138

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Senate Health Committee today approved Senate Bill 1138 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), which addresses the growing problem of seafood mislabeling and its effects on public health, consumer choice, and sustainable fishing practices on a bipartisan vote. The bill will now go to the Senate Appropriations Committee for consideration. […]

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Legislation Seeks UC and CSU Guidelines Allowing Computer Science Courses to Meet Admissions Requirements – SB 1200

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A bill to allow high school advanced computer science courses to be counted towards core college admissions requirements was approved today by the Senate Education Committee. The bill, SB 1200, by State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) calls on the UC and CSU to provide guidelines for high school computer science […]

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Landmark California Recycled-Water Bill Clears First Legislative Hurdle – AB 2282

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — According to Assemblyman Mike Gatto, most homeowners want cheaper water bills. If provided the infrastructure, they’d gladly use recycled water to wash cars and irrigate lawns. Many cities have vast reservoirs of recycled water. If provided a market, they’d gladly allow the water to be used for more than just […]

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Action to Protect Career Technical Education in California taken by Assemblymember Muratsuchi

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D – Torrance) led an effort to protect career technical education (CTE) in the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance. The subcommittee unanimously voted to 1) establish CTE as a state priority in high schools and 2) to ensure that local education agencies continue to provide regionally […]

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Calif. Child Protective Services Audit Uncovers Disturbing Flaws in Agency Performance

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — State officials released results today of an audit of child-welfare-services agencies initiated by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) in the wake of failures last year that, in one case, led to the death of a child in Los Angeles County. Assemblyman Mike Gatto requested the audit following last year’s murder […]

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Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas Applauds Single Republican Vote for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today applauded Florida Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen for her courageous vote last night to encourage debate on Comprehensive Immigration Reform on the floor of the U.S. House. Monday night, the House Rules Committee held a hearing to decide which amendments to the Paul Ryan […]

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Calif. Senator Padilla’s Legislation Targets Mislabeled Seafood with Senate Bill 1138

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Senator Alex Padilla held a press conference at Taylor’s Market in Sacramento to announce Senate Bill 1138 which addresses the growing problem of seafood mislabeling and its effects on public health, consumer choice, and sustainable fishing practices. Joining Senator Padilla was Danny Johnson from Taylor’s Market who conducted […]

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Prime Focus Technologies Completes Acquisition of DAX LLC and its patented technology including Primetime Emmy award-winning Digital Dailies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology subsidiary of Prime Focus (BSE:532748), today announced that it has completed the acquisition of DAX, a leading provider of cloud-based production workflow and media asset management applications to the entertainment industry.

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Calif. Congressman Cardenas, Two Senators Introduce At-Risk Youth Medicaid Protection Act Of 2014

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) joined U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) today, announcing the introduction of the At-Risk Youth Medicaid Protection Act of 2014. This legislation ensures that youths who spend time in the juvenile justice system receive the health […]

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AMVETS Recognizes Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi as a 2013 California Legislator of the Year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On April 2, 2014, during their Annual Capitol Legislative Day, AMVETS recognized Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D – Torrance) as a 2013 California Legislator of the Year. Every year, AMVETS honors legislators who have gone the extra mile to support California’s veterans, service members and their families. Per a press release sent […]

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BIA Southern California Remodelers Council (SCRC) and staff has added additional courses this year due to overwhelming demand

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The BIA Southern California Remodelers Council (SCRC) and staff has added additional courses for 2014 due to overwhelming demand. These courses are designed to meet the new criteria that is set to take place in the remodeling and building industry.

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DAX iDailies service for iPhone app now available for TV and Feature content producers

CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — DAX LLC, the leading provider of production workflow applications, together with Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), is introducing DAX|Mobile with iDailies, a subscription service exclusively for Apple’s iPhone. The new iPhone app joins the iPad app in the iTunes App Store as an innovative collaboration workflow tool for professional TV/movie production, post-production, marketing and creative executives.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for April 2, 2014 including to Porterville Developmental Center Advisory Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Joan Grant, 79, of Anaheim, has been appointed to the Porterville Developmental Center Advisory Board, where she has served since 2003. Grant was a housing inspector for the Orange County Housing Authority from 1979 to 1998, a school […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for April 1, 2014 including to California Advisory Commission on Special Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Matt Navo, 43, of Sanger, has been appointed to the California Advisory Commission on Special Education. Navo has been superintendent for the Sanger Unified School District since 2013, where he has served in multiple positions since 2000, […]

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Calif. Senator Alex Padilla Issues Statement Regarding U.S. Supreme Court Decision in McCutcheon v. FEC

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) released the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court decision in the case, McCutcheon v. FEC: “Today’s Supreme Court decision is a victory for the 1 percent. It makes it legal for a wealthy donor to donate the maximum to every member of congress. America’s […]

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Mortgage Compliance Services Provider, The Compliance Group Inc., now Offers Subservicer Monitoring for Mortgage Bankers

CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), a leading mortgage compliance services provider, is now offering subservicer monitoring services for mortgage bankers and the mortgage lending servicing operations of community banks and credits unions.

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Music Industry Author and Consultant Loren Weisman to appear at 2014 LA Times Festival of Books

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Music industry guru, Loren Weisman, author of ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1608325788) and co-founder of Artists Bridge, a new music industry resource hub, will be at the 2014 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from April 12-13 at booth 934.

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Alegria Fresh, Orange County Produce and Filtrexx Corporation launch the ‘Farm of the Future’ at the Great Park in Irvine

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California-based Alegria Fresh, in collaboration with Orange County Produce, LLC and Filtrexx Corporation, today announced the launch of the ‘Farm of the Future’ hydroponic and organic farming demonstration center at the Great Park in Irvine. The demonstration center just completed a new organic food production farm using GardenSoxx.

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