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The Everest Foundation Supports Puerto Rico’s Teaching Hospitals Post-Hurricane Maria

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — It’s been nearly two years since the deadly impact of Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm that devastated Puerto Rico, Dominica and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A vital part of the region’s infrastructure, medical facilities, were among the hardest hit. The Everest Foundation was one of the only non-profit, […]

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Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Expands Board with New Members – Brings Aboard Added Legal and Real Estate Expertise

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announced today that it has welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors: Teri Christensen and Daniel Shillito, Esq. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Expands Board with New Members – Brings Aboard Added Legal and Real […]

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The Whole Child Triples Calif. Home Visiting Program for Children and Their Parents – Prenatal to Five Years

WHITTIER, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Whole Child is thrilled to announce the agency has been awarded the Parents as Teachers Home Visiting Program contract through the Department of Public Health that will triple their existing program. This contract will allow The Whole Child to increase client capacity by 300% as well as expand our […]

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California Farmland Trust announces Significant Goal Achieved: 16,000 Acres of CA Farmland Protected

ELK GROVE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California Farmland Trust (CFT), a Sacramento County based non-profit, has recently reached permanent protection of over 16,000 acres of California farmland – and CFT is celebrating! Why is this noteworthy? Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — California Farmland Trust announces Significant Goal Achieved: 16,000 Acres of CA Farmland Protected

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End of Life Choices California Launches to educate on California’s End of Life Option Act (EOLOA)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — End of Life Choices California announced today the official launch of its newly established non-profit organization dedicated to providing factual information and personal support regarding California’s End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) and all other legal end-of-life options to the medical community and to the public. Originally published on […]

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Advocate and Author David Sheff to Speak at 16th Annual Caminar Local Benefit in Silicon Valley

SAN MATEO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Nationally-recognized advocate and best-selling author David Sheff will be the featured speaker at the 16th Annual Circle of Support Luncheon in Menlo Park on April 26, 2019. This annual benefit event, which is presented by the nonprofit organization Caminar and its Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley division, […]

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Black History Month: Climate Leadership Takes Root at Bay Ecotarium in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Delivering the inaugural Black History Month welcome remarks, Bay Ecotarium and Smithsonian Affiliated Aquarium of the Bay President and CEO, George Jacob shared his vision for the $260 million Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum in the making in San Francisco. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Black History […]

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Los Angeles Protest to Hit CBS Friday Over Big Boi Super Bowl Fur Fiasco!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — JaneUnChained News Network, a 501(c)(3) based in Los Angeles, announces that animal lovers across the nation are expressing their disappointment and disgust over the glorification of fur by CBS during its Super Bowl halftime show as rapper Big Boi appeared drenched in fur. In a tragic irony, the word […]

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Caminar Announces Mark Cloutier as New CEO of California Behavioral Health Nonprofit

SAN MATEO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Board of Directors of Caminar has announced the appointment of Mark Cloutier, MPP, MPH, as Chief Executive Officer of the $39M nonprofit behavioral health organization. Dedicated to empowering and supporting individuals and families with complex needs to move toward resilience, wellness and independence, Caminar serves more than 20,000 […]

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NonProfit, Leadership California, Announces 2019 Legacy of Leadership Awards Honorees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Leadership California, whose mission is to increase the representation of women leaders and elevate their influence in business, public service, and local communities across the state, is pleased to announce the 2019 Legacy of Leadership award recipients.  Each year, Leadership California recognizes individuals and corporations who have made significant contributions […]

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El Monte CA to Celebrate Grand Opening of Affordable Housing Development Jan 24 2019 – Palo Verde Apartments

EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The City of El Monte is fulfilling the housing needs of homeless veterans and low-income families with the grand opening of Palo Verde Apartments (4704 Peck Road) on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — El Monte CA to Celebrate Grand Opening of Affordable […]

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Children’s Health Champion California Safe Schools – Celebrates 20th Anniversary and Honors Heroes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday December 4, at the California Endowment in historic downtown Los Angeles, California Safe Schools’ (CSS), a children’s environmental health and environmental justice coalition, held “Your Life is Now” an Environmental Health, Safety & Enforcement Forum celebrating CSS’s 20th Anniversary and honoring individuals who have made our world […]

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Urban Superhero DangerMan Culminates 20 Years, Presents Amputee Cancer Survivor Troy Druppal with DangerMan Hero of the Year Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — DangerMan, America’s Real Life Urban Superhero, culminated his 20th anniversary with the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, held recently at California African American Museum (CAAM) in Los Angeles. The momentous occasion acknowledged eight community activists as “DangerMan Heroes.” Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Urban Superhero DangerMan Culminates 20 […]

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Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Welcomes New Board Member, Ms. Susan Valoff

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to welcome Ms. Susan Valoff as its newest member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Valoff was installed in this role at the organization’s last board meeting on 14 November 2018. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform […]

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Real Life Urban Superhero DangerMan to Tribute Stan Lee at Third Annual DangerMan Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — An evening of celebration will mark the 20th anniversary for DangerMan, America’s Real Life Urban Super Hero at the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, taking place on Saturday, December 8 at the California African American Museum (CAAM). During the affair, DangerMan will pay homage to his friend and […]

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500 Leaders Expected to Attend 17th Annual Sacramento Event: Women in Law Enforcement Community Awards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — More than 500 people are expected to attend the 17th annual award luncheon Saturday, November 17th, to recognize winners of the “Women in Law Enforcement” Business and Community Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — 500 Leaders Expected […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Frazier Honors Great Deeds of Special Olympics, declaring May 22, 2017 as Special Olympics Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, Calif. Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Discovery Bay) passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution 64 declaring May 22, 2017 as Special Olympics Day, and subsequently honored the Special Olympics of Northern California (SONC) and the Special Olympics of Southern California (SOSC) by presenting Assembly proclamations for their continued commitment to […]

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First California ‘Capitol Cup’ match between Democratic and Republican Legislators raising money for Saint John’s Program for Real Change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), Senate Republican Leader Pat Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), and Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley), released the following statement today announcing the inaugural Capitol Cup soccer match scheduled for Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The news […]

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World Hemophilia Day 2017: San Francisco City Hall will be Lit Up Red in Recognition

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Hemophilia Foundation of Northern California (HFNC) will participate in World Federation of Hemophilia’s (WFH) “Lighting It Up Red!” campaign in recognition of World Hemophilia Day, on April 17, at 7:30 p.m. on the steps of San Francisco City Hall. The news story World Hemophilia Day 2017: San Francisco […]

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California Nonprofit Orgs Rethinking Their Future Under the Trump Administration

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In a survey of over 800 nonprofits conducted in March by the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits), “Government in Transition; Nonprofits in Transition,” the majority of respondents report significant changes in their organizations since the November 2016 election. The news story California Nonprofit Orgs Rethinking Their Future Under the […]

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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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Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Awarded Grant for Age-Friendly Community Project

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announced today that it is the recipient of a $30,000 grant funded by the Del Mar Healthcare Fund, through the Age Friendly Communities Program at the San Diego Foundation. The grant will move San Diego towards becoming an Age Friendly/Livable Community for All […]

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Friends of the LA River announce the 28th Annual Great Los Angeles River CleanUp: La Gran Limpieza

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Friends of the LA River (FOLAR) is proud to announce the 28th Annual Great Los Angeles River CleanUp: La Gran Limpieza (CleanUp). FOLAR’s annual CleanUp has exploded in recent years, shattering records for volunteer turnout and trash collected, and is the largest urban river cleanup in America. The news […]

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A Voice For Choice, Inc. Statement On New Lawsuit Filed to Challenge California’s Extensive Vaccine Mandates

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A group of California plaintiffs, led by A Voice for Choice, Inc., have filed suit challenging California’s extensive vaccine mandates, one of the broadest in the nation. With the passage of Senate Bill 277 in 2015, California now requires kindergartners to get twenty-five doses of vaccines – including for […]

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Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform Presents Paper at GSA’s 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Christina L. Selder, Principal Investigator and co-founder of CARR (Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform) presented in the Assisted Living Issues of Quality and Translations to Nursing Homes session of the Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting being held November 16 – 20, 2016 in New Orleans, […]

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Amongst the Historic Terror, Major California Election Day Victories for The Los Angeles River

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) is celebrating a Major victory for the Los Angeles River with the passage of Los Angeles County Measures A and M and Los Angeles City Proposition HHH. FoLAR played a key role in the campaign by mobilizing the 51-mile LA River community […]

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California Safe Schools Celebrates its 18th Anniversary, Honors Humanitarians and Environmental Health Trailblazers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, October 17, in historic downtown Los Angeles, at the California Endowment, California Safe Schools, the internationally celebrated children’s environmental health and environmental justice coalition, along with three hundred invited guests, celebrated “Your Life is Now,” an environmental health Summit and the 18th Anniversary of the organization. “The […]

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MOBY to Play at Friends of The Los Angeles River 30-Year Anniversary Fundraiser Oct. 8, FOLAR Fandango

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Artistic visionary and electronic music pioneer Moby will perform at Friends of the Los Angeles River’s thirty-year anniversary celebration and fundraiser the “FoLAR Fandango: Take Me to the River,” on October 8, 2016. The event takes place at L.A. River Studios in Cypress Park from 7:30 – 11:30 PM. […]

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Friends of The Los Angeles River Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary with Fandango ‘Take Me To The River’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Friends of the Los Angeles River (FOLAR) will celebrate 30 years of advocacy on the L.A. River with a gala at L.A. River Studios in Cypress Park on Oct. 8, 2016 from 7:30 -11:30 p.m. Music industry tastemaker and veteran radio personality Nic Harcourt from KCSN 88.5 FM will […]

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Operation Gratitude Volunteers to Honor First Responders, Assemble 10,000+ Care Kits on 15th Anniversary of Sept. 11 Attacks

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In partnership with the Los Angeles Fire Department and Los Angeles Police Department, Operation Gratitude volunteers will gather in memory of the 15th Anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, and in honor of all our nation’s First Responders. Operation Gratitude invites volunteers of all ages to join […]

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Renaissance Bay Area Makers Popup in S.F. features Workshops, Local Food and Live Music

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center presents Renaissance Bay Area Makers Popup – a shopping experience featuring over 30 of our Alumni and some of the most diverse and talented makers on September 10, 2016, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at The Yard at Mission Rock. The post Renaissance Bay Area […]

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San Diego Children’s Choir is looking for children who ‘love to sing’

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — San Diego Children’s Choir is holding auditions in December and January. The Choir offers children a chance to achieve artistic excellence, attain personal goals and perform service to the community. Short 5-10 minute auditions will be held on Dec. 12 and 13 as well as Jan. 9 and 12 for children in grades […]

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Great Park Announces Scarecrows in the Park Winners: Competition raised $13,000 for Second Harvest Food Bank, and education programs

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Orange County Great Park today announced the top winners of the third annual Scarecrows in the Park fundraising competition, which challenges local businesses and community organizations to build creative, themed scarecrows that are displayed for public voting at the Great Park’s Farm + Food Lab and on the Great […]

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The Nature Conservancy gifts 750 acres to the Elkhorn Slough Foundation for continued conservation management

WATSONVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Nature Conservancy today transferred ownership of the majority of their Elkhorn Slough land holdings (750 acres) to the Elkhorn Slough Foundation for continued conservation management. This is the largest single transfer of conservation lands in history of Elkhorn Slough and cements the Elkhorn Slough Foundation as a significant conservation […]

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Calif. environmental non-profit Grades of Green VERTE Event to recognize Environmental Heroes, raise funds to expand program that inspires students

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green has announced its annual awards and green fundraising evening, VERTE, will be held at the LEED Gold-certified Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, Calif. on April 27 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. The evening will feature singer/songwriter, Gregory Alan Isakov, sharing […]

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L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa, Council President Garcetti Announce Los Angeles’ First Annual Nonprofit Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Tuesday joined City Council President Eric Garcetti in Council Chambers to declare the City of Los Angeles’ first annual Nonprofit Day. The event was organized by the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Patnerships and featured organizations including Peace Over Violence, City Year, Downtown Women’s Center and […]

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