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10th Annual Great California ‘Shake Out’ Again Prompts Residents to Prep for Drop, Cover and Hold On

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:19 a.m. on October 19, 2017 during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, which began in California in 2008. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly […]

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Calif. Speaker Rendon Calls on CA Assembly Committee to ‘Get to Yes’ on Health Care for All

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) on Thursday announced that Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) and Dr. Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg), the chairs of the Assembly Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage, will hold ongoing hearings beginning in the legislative interim so the committee can develop plans for […]

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Calif. Asm. Speaker Rendon Honors Sam Sachs as 2017 Veteran of the Year for 63rd Assembly District

LAKEWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) honored World War II veteran and Lakewood resident Sam Sachs as the 2017 Veteran of the Year for the 63rd Assembly District. Sachs, who recently celebrated his 102nd birthday, joined the U.S. Army at age 17 and served in the 325nd Glider […]

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Calif. Assemblymember McCarty Names Norma Christensen Assembly District 7 ‘Veteran of the Year’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) this week named United States Army veteran Sergeant First Class Norma Christensen as the Assembly District 7’s 2017 Veteran of the Year. Christensen served in the Army for three decades, taking on a range of assignments including Military Police, career counselor and reservist. […]

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Calif. Congressman Cardenas Introduces Resolution Demanding Action on Gun Violence – H.Res.370

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In recognition of Gun Violence Awareness Day tomorrow, U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) has introduced a resolution that would compel Congress to take action in the face of gun tragedies. H.Res.370, cosponsored by more than 100 Members of Congress, would require that any moment of silence held on the floor […]

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March 29 Sales at Jersey Mike’s in So. California Donated to Operation Gratitude to Send Care Packages to U.S. Troops

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On March 29, 2017 retail sales at 149 Jersey Mike’s in Southern California will be donated again as part of annual “Day of Giving,” to the non-profit Operation Gratitude in order to send care packages to our U.S. serving military overseas and around the world. The news story March […]

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Calif. Assemblymember McCarty Names Tamika L’Ecluse Assembly District 7’s Woman of the Year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) today named children’s advocate Tamika L’Ecluse as the Assembly District 7’s 2017 Woman of the Year. Ms. L’Ecluse was born in Sacramento and raised by a single mother. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at American River College in hopes of earning […]

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Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Will Host a Senior Scam Stopper Seminar in Lakewood, CA

LAKEWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza and the California Contractors State License Board are hosting a free Senior Scam Stoppers seminar. A panel of experts will provide information to seniors about scams and how they can protect themselves from becoming victims. The news story Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Will Host a Senior […]

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Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell Leads the Charge to Deliver Academic Equality for Students with Disabilities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) introduced AB 312, which strengthens California’s support for students with disabilities by creating a state funding source for special education preschool services and addressing long-standing special education funding inequities. The news story Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell Leads the Charge to Deliver Academic […]

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Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Holds Rally, Awareness for Victims of Homicide

WHITTIER, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto has announced a rally, “Awareness for Victims of Homicide,” to remind policymakers, law enforcement (and the world) of families affected by violent crime, thousands of which remain unsolved. Resources and other information will also be available. In his Facebook post, Gatto stated, “On the third anniversary […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Earthquake Early Warning Legislation – SB 438

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed legislation – SB 438 by Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) – to help advance the development of a statewide earthquake early warning system in California. The post Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Earthquake Early Warning Legislation – SB 438 appeared first on California […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Sept. 2016 National Preparedness Month

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, the first day of September, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring September 2016 as “National Preparedness Month” in the State of California. The text of the proclamation follows. The post Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Sept. 2016 National Preparedness Month appeared first on California […]

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California State Fire Fee Bills Being Sent to Local 44th Assembly District Residents – Short Window to Challenge Fee

CAMARILLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Thousands of 44th Assembly District residents in certain unincorporated areas will be receiving in the mail a new California state tax bill charging property owners an additional fee for fire prevention services within the “State Responsibility Area” (SRA). The office of Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) is asking the media to […]

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SF Mayor Lee Announces Renewed Partnership with Benioff Family and Salesforce Foundation to Help House Homeless

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Monday announced Marc and Lynne Benioff and the Salesforce.com Foundation will renew their important financial support to house homeless families in San Francisco and announced additional contributions from City agencies. Contributions will ensure a second successful year for the Home for the Holidays […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces 81st Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting on December 5

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the 81st Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, December 5 on the West Steps of the State Capitol. This year’s tree is a 50-foot tall white fir tree from the Latour Demonstration State Forest located near Redding in […]

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. met with 102 year-old WWII veteran Bea Cohen today at the State Capitol, as part of celebrations honoring Women's Military History Week. Ms. Cohen is believed to be the oldest living female WWII veteran in California and one of the oldest in the country. <a href="http://californianewswire.com/2012/03/21/CNW11237_180209.php">Continue reading <span>→</span></a>

Calif. Governor Brown Honors 102 Year-Old WWII Veteran during Women’s Military History Week

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. met with 102 year-old WWII veteran Bea Cohen today at the State Capitol, as part of celebrations honoring Women’s Military History Week. Ms. Cohen is believed to be the oldest living female WWII veteran in California and one of the oldest in the country. Continue […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown and Fitness Council Chairman Jake Steinfeld Announce California 2011 Champions for Youth Fitness

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Chairman Jake Steinfeld announced the Council’s 2011 Gold Medal winners and Schools of the Year at the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Spotlight Awards Ceremony today in Sacramento.

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