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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 12, 2016 including Mental Health Services Oversight

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Nathaniel Allen, 55, of Sacramento, has been appointed labor relations officer at the California Department of Human Resources. Allen has served as a labor relations specialist at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation since 2011, where he

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Lecture by Whitten & Roy Partnership at Stanford Graduate School of Business: Life-Changing Products in Developing World

STANFORD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Media invited to attend: Why selling to the poor is a win-win – An inspiring lecture presented by Whitten and Roy Partnership at Stanford Graduate School of Business. The presentation is titled ‘Changing behavior by selling life-changing products in the developing world.’

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Project Enterprise Ready for Warp: Nichelle Nichols Joins Team to Rebuild Famous Starship

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Star Trek fans and those with interest in movie history have the chance to ‘boldly go where no man has gone before.’ The original iconic movie model of the USS Enterprise used in the first six Star Trek films is about to be rebuilt, Project Enterprise announced today.

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Calif. Senator Mendoza Introduces Bill to Combat Government Corruption – SB 1011

SACRRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A bill that strengthens California’s conflict of interest laws and restores public trust and accountability was introduced today by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). SB 1011 will strengthen the conflict of interest law by expanding the definition of family and what constitutes a financial conflict of interest for public officials

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Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Statement on Deaths of Tulare County Sheriff Deputy and Pilot

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Tulare County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Scott Ballantyne and pilot James Chavez: “Anne and I extend our deepest condolences to the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department and the friends and family members of Deputy Ballantyne and pilot

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Opinion: Marco Rubio and the GOP Work Ethic

G on Politics (opinion): Marco Rubio often doesn’t show up for work. Instead of a pay cut or a demotion, he has been elevated to competing for the most important job in the world. Imagine how much better your life would be if you could take the same lazy approach to your work.

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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Armistead Maupin as Recipient of 2016 Mayor’s Art Award

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Earlier this month, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that Armistead Maupin, local icon and acclaimed author of the Tales of the City series, has been named to receive the 2016 Mayor’s Art Award. Mr. Maupin will receive the 2016 Mayor’s Art Award on Tuesday, March 29 at

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 10, 2016 including to Health Professions Education Foundation Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Elizabeth Echols, 55, of Berkeley, has been appointed director of the California Public Utilities Commission Division of Ratepayer Advocates. Echols was administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration Pacific Region from 2010 to 2013 and director of the

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Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision Blocking Clean Power Plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order blocking enforcement of the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan: “As the world gets hotter and closer to irreversible climate change, these justices appear tone-deaf as they fiddle with procedural niceties.

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California Legislative Black Caucus Selects Senator Isadore Hall as Caucus Chairman

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today announced that due to the resignation of Assemblymember Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer, Sr. (D – Los Angeles) as CLBC Chair, Caucus Vice-Chair Senator Isadore Hall, III (D –South Bay) has accepted Chairmanship of the twelve member legislative caucus for the remainder of the year.

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EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Joshua Allen, CSP, CFPS as Loss Control Consultant

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk control professional Joshua Allen has joined the firm as West Region Risk Management Loss Control Specialist. In this role, Allen will be responsible for providing comprehensive safety management and loss control services to EPIC’s larger, more complex ‘risk management’ clients.

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Wireless Leader 5 BARS to Deliver Carrier-Grade Wi-Fi for NRG Stadium in Houston

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — 5 Bars(TM) announced today they are building a carrier-grade Wi-Fi system for NRG Stadium at NRG Park: the premier sports, convention, tradeshow and entertainment complex located in Harris County, the cultural center and urban hub of Houston.

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Core Hammer Training Certification Program Launched for Fitness Trainers and Group Ex Instructors

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MostFit is excited to announce its new 4-hour certification training program accredited through NASM and ACE. Trainers and Group Ex Instructors will receive .4 Continuing Education Credits for attending the training.

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New Comedy CD, GROWER, by Brett Hamil announced by Uproar Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Brett Hamil’s first comedy CD ‘GROWER’ on Feb. 12, 2016. In his punchy, fast-moving act Hamil talks about sex, psychedelics, his ‘dog entourage,’ marrying into secular Judaism, and what it means to feel trapped in one’s beard.

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At RSA Conference 2016: SecuGen to Demonstrate the UN20 Serial OEM Fingerprint Sensor

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — SecuGen Corp., an optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing the UN20 Serial, a stand-alone high performance, low cost, optical fingerprint sensor at the RSA Conference 2016 from February 29 through March 3. Developers are invited to come by SecuGen’s booth, number 4615 in the North Hall to see a demonstration of this revolutionary new OEM fingerprint sensor.

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Startup, Echo Site, Explores Ways to Push the Amazon Echo to New Limits in Home and Classroom

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The founders of web startup Echo Site are big believers in the potential for Amazon’s Artificial Intelligence device, the Echo(TM). ‘We think Amazon and third party developers have only scratched the surface in terms of what’s possible for this technology,’ says Wolfram Ruisdael, one of the venture’s directors.

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50 Shades of Hell: ‘Area Code 666’ is a New Approach to Modern Fiction

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Author-filmmaker-musician John Scott G is creating the world’s first omnibus novel. Interweaving nine novels, dozens of short stories, numerous comedy routines, and a great deal of political satire, ‘Area Code 666’ is being serialized on Ga-Ga.com, the new online magazine of the arts (in BETA).

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Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Feb. 2016 Black History Month

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring February 2016, as “Black History Month” in the State of California. Additionally, Brown Jr. gave remarks at the 4th Annual California-Hawaii National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Legacy Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Feb. 1

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 3, 2016 including to Interagency Coordinating Council on Early Intervention

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Raymond Madden, 50, of Imperial, has been appointed warden at California State Prison, Centinela, where he has been acting warden since 2014 and has served in several positions since 2010, including chief deputy warden and associate warden.

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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Announces Legislation to Restructure Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), chairman of the influential Utilities and Commerce Committee, announced a constitutional amendment to restructure and reform the constitutional protections currently given to the scandal-ridden California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). Chairman Gatto was joined by his joint authors, Assemblymember Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) and

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Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell Goes to Bat for California Coastal Commission Executive Director

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) issued the following statement today in reference to a letter addressed to the Governor signed by the Assemblymember and other legislative leaders regarding Executive Director of the California Coastal Commission, Dr. Charles Lester. “As an Assemblymember representing a coastal district, I am proud

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Renee Crow Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers as VP Hospitality Practice Leader in the Western U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Renee Crow has joined the firm as Vice President and West Region Hospitality Practice Leader.

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The Original Mr. Cabinet Care of Anaheim Awarded Best Of Houzz 2016

ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mr. Cabinet Care of Anaheim has won ‘Best Of Houzz’ in Customer Service by Houzz(R), the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 29-year-old kitchen remodeling company was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

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Rick Genest Joins Premier Insurance Services, a Hispanic Market Insurance Services Provider, as President

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Protector Holdings, LLC, a joint venture of EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) and Dowling Capital Partners, announced today that Rick Genest has joined Premier Insurance Services as the company’s President. Premier Insurance Services, acquired by Protector Holdings in 2013, targets the growing Hispanic Community in California and the West.

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Stop Wage Theft Campaign to Kick Off January 26 in Berkeley

MEDIA ADVISORY: BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Smart Cities Prevail, a leading construction industry research and advocacy organization, will launch a new campaign to combat construction industry wage theft at 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 26th at Berkeley City Hall.

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Pristine Automotive Center is an Auto Body Repair Business Redefined in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The need for a decent auto repair in Los Angeles is at high demand considering the number of vehicle registrations within the last 5 years (29.7 million according to LA Almanac). One would notice that the majority of the shops are pretty much the same, unless they run into Pristine Automotive Center Inc, an auto body repair shop of Silver Lake in Los Angeles.

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Calif. Governor Brown Delivers 2016 State of The State Address

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Warning of the next inevitable recession and the “zigzag of spend-cut-spend” budgeting, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today delivered his annual State of the State address, choosing to lay out a clear, focused case for his top priority – continued fiscal discipline – rather than “talk today about new

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 19-20, 2016 including to Agricultural Associations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Charlene Taylor, 63, of Elk Grove, has been reappointed to the California Veterans Board, where she has served since 2012. Taylor has held several positions at the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan since 1997, including

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California Basketball Asssociation Selects Center Renardo Sidney as Men’s First-Ever Player

COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Former Mississippi State star Renardo Sidney was the first player taken in the inaugural California Basketball Association’s draft Sunday January 10, 2016. In all, 48 players were selected by six different CBA men’s teams over eight rounds to play in the new professional basketball league. Free Agent tryouts are Saturday January 23, 2016 at 5 p.m. at the USESS Center in Compton, Calif.

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Integrated Comfort Expands Calif. Operations, Develops Enhanced Monitoring Internet Dashboard

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Integrated Comfort, Inc. (ICI) has expanded. In June 2015, ICI moved from Vacaville, Calif. to a larger office and production facility in West Sacramento, Calif. ICI also opened a facility in Phoenix, Arizona to provide manufacturing and logistical support in one of our higher concentration areas for DualCool installations.

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