TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi congratulated schools on successful applications. The State Allocation Board has approved nearly $2 million in grant funding for four school construction projects in the 66th Assembly District. The projects are shovel-ready and include facility improvements to modernize the campuses, improve security, address accessibility shortcomings or [...]
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation to reform Prop. 65 and protect small businesses from meritless lawsuits passed the Assembly today with a unanimous, bipartisan vote of 71-0, well in excess of the 2/3 threshold necessary to amend the proposition. The bill, AB 227, would allow small-business owners who receive [...]
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Warning that Earth is rapidly approaching a “tipping point” at which human impacts are causing alarming levels of harm to our planet, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined more than 500 world-renowned researchers and scientists to release a groundbreaking call to action on climate change and other [...]
Daniel Edwards latest pop culture romp to feature Nude Pregnant Kim Kardashian ‘Fertility Statue’ to debut at LAB ART Gallery
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A nude pregnant sculpture of Kim Kardashian with her belly fully accessible for gallery-goers to rub for ‘good luck’ is set for L.A. exhibit. The statue joins the celebrity baby sculptures created recently by artist Daniel Edwards; celebrating the beauty of celebrity pregnancy. The work, part of the artist’s ‘Celebrity Baby Boomer’ series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture ‘Monument to Pro-Life,’ which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, will be revealed at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles.
Quandis Valuation System uses Bankers Asset Management to Efficiently Complete BPOs and Manage Agents
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, today announced that Bankers Asset Management (BAM), an established outsourcer of REO asset management valuation services, is successfully utilizing its valuation system to streamline the company’s entire broker price opinion (BPO) process within BAM’s valuations division.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce the establishment of SecuGen India. The market for fingerprint biometrics is growing rapidly in India and the surrounding region. The opening of SecuGen India’s offices will enable SecuGen to better support the Indian market and its many customers, resellers and partners in that region.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced various court appointments throughout the State of California, including San Diego County Superior Court, the San Bernardino County Superior Court, San Francisco County Superior Court, and others. Governor Brown Appoints Two to San Diego County Superior Court Patricia Guerrero, 41, of San [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In the wake of the devastating tornado that hit Oklahoma yesterday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today directed the California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA) to deploy specialists from California’s Urban Search & Rescue teams to assist in response and recovery efforts. At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Andrew Alejandre, 25, of Corning, has been appointed to the 30th District Agricultural Association, Tehama District Fair Board. Alejandre has been the creative director for Cave Clothing Brand since 2010. He was a graphic designer at Native Threads [...]
PALMDALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Want to know what Snow Dogs do in the summer? They go to Hermosa Beach, of course. Husky Haven of LA today announced that huskies will be coming to the Fiesta Hermosa annual event in Hermosa Beach this Saturday May 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The huskies will be located in front of the Comedy Store. Husky Haven of LA is dedicated to saving the lives of homeless, abandoned Siberian Huskies.
Edgewood Partners Insurance Center launches Healthcare Engagement Video Series and covers the Topic of Benefits Consumerism
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the first in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos. EPIC is providing the videos with production support from GuideSpark, a digital employee communications provider, and health insurance carrier UnitedHealthcare.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that his bill to help local governments create dog parks for their residents, passed the Assembly Floor with a bipartisan vote of 75-0. The idea for the bill came from Glendale City Councilmember Laura Friedman, who told Gatto that liability concerns were preventing [...]
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Ten-Year Capital Improvement Plan announced by SF Mayor Lee
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced a $4.1 billion capital improvement plan for San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The long-term infrastructure plan provides funding for terminal improvements, facility enhancements, and the creation of an on-site luxury hotel, pending environmental approval. The plan is expected to create more than [...]
Edgewood Partners Insurance Center welcomes ‘Power Broker’ Kathleen Felderman and expands with new Denver Office
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that brokers Kathleen Felderman and Jonathan Griffiths have joined the firm. Felderman, who has received national recognition as a Real Estate industry Power Broker in 2008, 2010, and 2011 joins EPIC as national real estate practice leader and managing principal.
California slated to be first state in the nation to provide voter registration through Health Benefit Exchange similar to ‘Motor Voter’
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California Health Benefit exchange is one of hundreds of state offices required to offer voter registration services under Senate Bill 35 by Calif. Senator Alex Padilla. Last year, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 35, authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), which expands voter registration by requiring that California come into [...]
Los Angeles Leaders and Calif. Gov. Brown Call for Action on Plan to Improve School Funding System and Restore Local Control
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined with education and business leaders and elected officials at Humphreys Avenue Elementary School in East Los Angeles to call for action on his plan to direct additional resources to the state’s neediest students and restore local control over how money [...]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued the following statement on San Francisco’s unemployment rate dropping to 5.4 percent in April from an adjusted 6.1 percent in March, based on preliminary unemployment numbers released by the California Employment Development Department (EDD): “San Francisco’s steady economic recovery is the result [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu announced plans for a new Apple Retail store on Union Square, to be located at 300 Post Street. The new store will employ nearly 400 employees, about 50 more than today, and will offer Apple’s same popular [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, the Calif. State Senate has approved SB 362 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The bill was passed with a bipartisan vote of 30 to 7. The bill would empower the Governor and the Secretary of State to establish alternative means for emergency personnel to obtain a ballot and vote [...]
Parking Meter Justice Bill Passes California State Assembly – legislation prohibiting local governments from fleecing motorists who park at broken meters
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that his legislation prohibiting local governments from fleecing motorists who park at broken parking meters moved one step closer to becoming a reality. The California State Assembly approved the bill by a vote of 71-0. The bill, AB 61, seeks to stop the [...]
LendingQB adds new functionality centralizing decisioning for mortgage insurance products and ensures accurate results
COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — LendingQB, an end-to-end provider of loan origination software, announced that it has implemented the mortgage insurance (MI) companies’ full set of underwriting guidelines into its automated underwriting system (AUS). As a result, MI eligibility and pricing is automatically calculated and paired with the investor’s underwriting decision for a complete and accurate decision that is rendered instantly at the point-of-sale (POS).
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Remo Software announced today that it has released a free data recovery tool which is available for Windows 8 users. Now, there is no need to spend dollars to recover files, photos and other important data; as users can get back their data without even spending a penny. Remo Recover Windows Free Edition is a powerful recovery utility built on the award-winning Remo Recover Engine.
Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for May 15, 2013 including State Council on Developmental Disabilities
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Max Duley, 45, of Fairfield, has been appointed to Area Board IV of the State Council on Developmental Disabilities and as representative of Area Board IV to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities. Duley has served on Area [...]
California Council on Economic Education receives State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — CCEE (California Council on Economic Education) recently received an $8,000 State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers through the CCEE Virtual Economics 4.0 program. The teachers trainings are intended to help educators increase student understanding of economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts.
Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services announces enhanced Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — WTCI (Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC) today announced that it has enhanced its Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services. WTCI has added Risk Management Solutions catastrophe modeling software to the foundation of its risk modeling services and solutions. In addition, Bruce Norris, a WTCI director, recently enhanced his personal consulting capabilities by earning the Certified Catastrophe Modeler (CCM) designation from the AIR Institute.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced an agreement that renews Nevada and California’s bi-state partnership to help preserve and enhance the Lake Tahoe region. Under the agreement, developed with legislative leadership from both states, amendments will be introduced to bills in the Nevada [...]
Calif. Gov. Brown Boosts Investment in Schools, and Calls for ‘Fiscal Restraint’ in Revised State Budget
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. released a revised and balanced state budget that strengthens California’s fiscal integrity by investing in California’s schools, chipping away billions from the “Wall of Debt” and maintaining a prudent reserve. When Governor Brown took office, the state faced a $26.6 billion budget deficit, [...]
County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board helps MedRevenu Inc grow with its no-cost On-The-Job training program
UPLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Back in 2012, MedRevenu, Inc. founder John Alvarez faced increasing demand for his company’s services. This challenged MedRevenu’s capacity; Alvarez had to turn business away. When the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board contacted Alvarez about its no-cost On-The-Job training program, he recognized that the program would be a valuable resource for expansion.
Kicking off San Francisco’s Small Business Week, SF Mayor Lee Announces New Loans to Boost Small Businesses
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced the launch of the “Emerging Business Loan Fund” which will make $12 million in affordable loans available to support small business, boost the local economy and create jobs. The Emerging Business Loan Fund (EBLF) program expands accessible financing to businesses that cannot [...]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — SF Mayor Edwin M. Lee today celebrated the submission of the San Francisco Bay Area regional bid in partnership with the San Francisco 49ers and the Super Bowl Bid Committee to the National Football League (NFL) to host Super Bowl L/LI in 2016/2017. The Super Bowl game, which would [...]
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