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Cal State LA honored as a 2018 Champion for Transfer Students

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Cal State LA was among 16 colleges and universities in California recognized for exemplary efforts to support transfer students. The Campaign for College Opportunity named 12 community colleges and four California State University campuses as 2018 Champions of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer. The institutions was honored at […]

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Residents Medical Group Helps Canadian Med School Graduates Get 2019 Residencies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Canadian medical students and graduates are facing limitations and challenges when it comes to finding credible medical residencies. Residents Medical is offering solutions. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Residents Medical Group Helps Canadian Med School Graduates Get 2019 Residencies

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Bank of Southern California NA Opens West Los Angeles Office, Fifth In County

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Bank of Southern California, N.A. ( OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL ), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, Calif., is pleased to announce its continued expansion in Los Angeles with the opening of a new production office in West Los Angeles. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Bank […]

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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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Large Number of 2018 Medical Residency Applicants Receive Rejections, says Residents Medical

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — 2018 marked the 16th consecutive increase in the number of medical residency positions offered and Residents Medical, an educational and residency placement organization, is taking notice. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Large Number of 2018 Medical Residency Applicants Receive Rejections, says Residents Medical

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Large Number of 2018 Medical Residency Applicants Receive Rejections, says Residents Medical

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — 2018 marked the 16th consecutive increase in the number of medical residency positions offered and Residents Medical, an educational and residency placement organization, is taking notice. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Large Number of 2018 Medical Residency Applicants Receive Rejections, says Residents Medical

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Women’s Rights For Life: Iranian Women’s Movement is Freedom Of Choice says actress Golsa Sarabi

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — “I’m a woman … living in the 21st century. My existence is not a crime, and it’s not for trade. I have the right to choose, and my choice is freedom, liberty, and persistence,” says Golsa Sarabi an international actress and a business entrepreneur. Being a woman means to […]

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Music Agency CEO Mia A. Irizarry Launches TrendCulprit ‘Music as a Business Telesummit’ Featuring Renowned Industry Pros

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mia A. Irizarry, a successful music entrepreneur and the CEO of TrendCulprit, an online music business and support portal for independent artists, has gathered some of the industry’s most brilliant minds to discuss their views, techniques and secrets to the business. Their insightful presentations will be revealed September 5 […]

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Los Angeles community groups call on state legislators to protect water and air from federal attempts to weaken environmental safeguards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A coalition of Los Angeles community groups this week called on the area’s state legislators to support a package of bills designed to protect the region’s water and air from federal attempts to weaken environmental safeguards. The package is authored by area legislators Senate President pro Tem Kevin De […]

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Calif. Asm. Speaker Rendon Secures $100 Million Funding For L.A. River Restoration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) applauded the Legislature for approving $100 million in Proposition 1 funding for restoration of the 51-mile L.A. River, a priority for the Assembly in state budget negotiations. The news story Calif. Asm. Speaker Rendon Secures $100 Million Funding For L.A. River Restoration appeared […]

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LA Watts Summer Classic Boys and Girls Basketball Tournament Finals June 24, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The annual LA Watts Summer Classic Basketball Tournament returned to action last week on June 16, 17 and 18 at various sites throughout Los Angeles. Over 20 boys and girls teams participated in the basketball event announced the California Basketball Association. The news story LA Watts Summer Classic Boys […]

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Calif. Congressman Cardenas to Host California Youth for Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ – This Wednesday (May 24, 2017), U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) will pair up with Ally Alvarez, a twenty-three year-old young woman from Sun Valley, for the 6th Annual Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day. Ally is a student at Los Angeles Valley College and spent seventeen years in the foster […]

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Pat Brown Institute Honors California Speaker Anthony Rendon and Dr. Altman of Kaiser Family Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs (PBI) at Cal State LA will honor Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon as its 2017 Public Servant of the Year, and will recognize Dr. Drew Altman, president and CEO of the Kaiser Family Foundation with its 2017 Public Service award. The news story […]

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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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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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In California, Marion Gatley Institute Opens Its Doors to all Who Want to Learn a New Language

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Marion Gatley Institute has just opened to provide services and classes for people that want to learn another language, but haven’t been able to do so prior. We provide a flexible class schedule in which can bend to your personal life and daily obligations. The news story In California, […]

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Calif. Speaker Rendon Appoints Bell Mayor Saleh to Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) this week announced the appointment of Mayor Ali Saleh of the City of Bell to serve on the board of the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy. The news story Calif. Speaker Rendon Appoints Bell Mayor Saleh to Los […]

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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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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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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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Representative Democracy for a Growing California: Should Counties Have Elected Executives and Larger Boards?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This past Thursday, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Senator Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica), and Senator Robert Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) held a joint hearing of the Senate Committee on Elections and Constitutional Amendments and the Senate Committee on Governance and Finance, which explored approaches to improve governance in the County […]

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California Homecare Workers Seek Fix to Current State Payroll Processing System

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) providers from throughout the state will testify at a Senate Human Services Oversight Hearing regarding continued issues with the state payroll and timesheet processing, UDW/AFSCME Local 3930 and SEIU Local 2015 announced today. With the state’s population rapidly aging, […]

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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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Latino Victory Fund Statement on Donald Trump Extreme Immigrant Vetting Process

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Donald Trump recently said he will implement a strict, extreme screening process for people who wish to immigrate to the United States, including an ideological screening test. César Blanco, Latino Victory interim director, issued the following statement in response: “Donald Trump has spent his entire campaign using immigrants as […]

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New Comedy CD by Jackie Fabulous released by Uproar Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “Who Is Jackie Fabulous?” Recorded in front of a live audience at Harvey’s Comedy Club in Portland, Oregon this CD features the multi-talented Jackie Fabulous – a comedic force to be reckoned with. The post New Comedy CD by Jackie […]

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Tack Artist Group Launches TACKTalks: An Innovative Educational Conference for Beauty Industry Artists Looking to Grow Their Personal Brands

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Tack Artist Group – a premier artist management, production, and branding agency – will be holding its inaugural TACKTalks conference in Los Angeles, Calif. on September 7, 2016. Designed for beauty industry artists looking to cultivate their personal brands into viable businesses, the exclusive event will offer up […]

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L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Releases Statement on the Re-Election of President Barack Obama

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa late last night released a statement on the re-election of President Barack Obama: President Obama campaigned on a vision of strengthening America’s ladder of opportunity, expanding our middle class and making the investments that will ensure America’s future prosperity. Tonight, this vision won.

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Assemblymember Hall to Host Forum on Impacts of California’s ‘Cap and Trade’ Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ – California Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles) and Assemblymember Susan A. Bonilla (D- Concord) will hold a forum, featuring California Air Resources Board (CARB) Chair Mary Nichols to discuss the impact of AB 32 (Chapter 488, 2006) and CARB’s Cap-and-Trade program on businesses, utilities, public universities and local […]

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L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Signs Development Reform Ordinance Cutting Red Tape

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed the Multiple Approvals Ordinance on Monday, cutting red tape and simplifying the development review process. Under the new ordinance development projects that require multiple approvals from the City of Los Angeles will now have one deadline rather than multiple expiration dates for individual entitlements.

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Brooklyn Academy of Music will send Jazz Tap Ensemble, a Los Angeles-based dance company, to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe to tour as part of DanceMotion USA(SM), April 9 - May 5, 2012.

Los Angeles-based Dance Company Jazz Tap Ensemble Tours Africa With U.S. Department of State’s DanceMotion USA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Brooklyn Academy of Music will send Jazz Tap Ensemble, a Los Angeles-based dance company, to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe to tour as part of DanceMotion USA(SM), April 9 – May 5, 2012.

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L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Releases Regional Export Plan at Inaugural Brookings and JP Morgan Chase Conference

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Wednesday announced the release of the Los Angeles Regional Export Plan and new funding for programs facilitating exports through the Los Angeles Regional Export Council (LARExC) during a keynote speech at the Inaugural Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase Global Cities Initiative (GCI) Forum.

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Metro Issues Request for Next Gen Super-Clean Buses for Los Angeles in Pilot Program Initiated by Mayor Villaraigosa

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) released a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 30 Super Low Emission Buses (SLEBs) and/or Zero Emission Buses (ZEBs) as part of a pilot program to evaluate burgeoning technologies for LA’s future bus fleet.

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USC School of Cinematic Arts Announce Films for 2012 American Film Showcase

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) announced today the 29 films selected for the American Film Showcase, an international cultural diplomacy initiative that brings people together worldwide through film.

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L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa and African American Leaders Celebrate African American Heritage Month

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the City Council, and business and community leaders launched a month of cultural events honoring African-American history and culture at the City’s annual African-American Heritage Month celebration. This year the City of Los Angeles honored Sheryl Lee Ralph, Walter Mosley, and Dr. Keith Black.

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Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa, LAPD Chief Beck Release Gang Reduction Stats

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck today announced the 2011 results of the City’s Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) program including a successful 2011 Summer Night Lights (SNL) program resulting in a 35 percent reduction in gang related Part 1 crimes for all SNL sites.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On the same day as the college football national championship game, California State Senator Alex Padilla announced he will be introducing legislation that would require that student-athletes injured during their college career be provided the necessary medical and financial support to complete their degree.

Calif. Senator Padilla to Introduce Legislation to Require Increased Support for Health and Education of Student-Athletes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On the same day as the college football national championship game, California State Senator Alex Padilla announced he will be introducing legislation that would require that student-athletes injured during their college career be provided the necessary medical and financial support to complete their degree.

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L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Celebrates Milestone in Clean Truck Program at Port of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Delivering on his promise to reduce pollution at the Port of Los Angeles and protect public health, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today marked a major milestone in the Clean Truck Program. The program required all trucks at the Port of Los Angeles to meet the toughest environmental standards in the […]

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L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Announces Temporary Closure Of City Hall Park – Free Speech Area Will Remain Open

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced at a Friday press conference that City Hall Park will close at 12:01 AM on Monday, November 28, 2011, because the City of Los Angeles cannot maintain the public safety of a long-term encampment. During the period when City Hall Park is closed, a […]

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement today regarding the landslide along Paseo Del Mar: On Sunday afternoon, a portion of the previously closed Paseo Del Mar between S. Western Avenue and S. Weymouth Avenue, in the San Pedro area, experienced a significant landslide. A section of the closed road slid off the hill and into the ocean.

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Issues Statement On Paseo Del Mar Landslide

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement today regarding the landslide along Paseo Del Mar: On Sunday afternoon, a portion of the previously closed Paseo Del Mar between S. Western Avenue and S. Weymouth Avenue, in the San Pedro area, experienced a significant landslide. A section of the closed […]

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. joined business leaders and elected officials for the grand opening of CODA's global headquarters in Los Angeles. CODA is a clean energy technology company and a leading developer of electric vehicles and energy strorage. It is one of the fastest growing companies in the Los Angeles area.

Calif. Governor Brown Celebrates Grand Opening of CODA’s Global Headquarters in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. joined business leaders and elected officials for the grand opening of CODA’s global headquarters in Los Angeles. CODA is a clean energy technology company and a leading developer of electric vehicles and energy strorage. It is one of the fastest growing companies […]

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Speaking to the United Chamber of Commerce Annual Mayor's Luncheon in Woodland Hills, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said for the first time on Tuesday that the three-year tax holiday on new businesses that he implemented in 2010 should never expire. The policy is currently set to expire in 2012.

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa: 3-Year Tax Holiday On New Businesses Should Never Expire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Speaking to the United Chamber of Commerce Annual Mayor’s Luncheon in Woodland Hills, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said for the first time on Tuesday that the three-year tax holiday on new businesses that he implemented in 2010 should never expire. The policy is currently set to expire in 2012.

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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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LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Just Released: Konrad Ventana's 'Questing for Uberjoy' (ISBN: 978-1-46202-953-2) is now available as Hardcover, Softcover, and eBook versions. In this stunning new novel, Ventana sweeps the reader off into a world of high drama and adventure in the remote Himalayan mountains of Nepal and Tibet where lofty ideals clash with the myth of the conquering hero until nothing, not even the evening stars, will ever appear quite the same.

‘Questing for Uberjoy,’ a New Book from Konrad Ventana, Takes the Reader to New Heights of Action, and Adventure

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Just Released: Konrad Ventana’s ‘Questing for Uberjoy’ (ISBN: 978-1-46202-953-2) is now available as Hardcover, Softcover, and eBook versions. In this stunning new novel, Ventana sweeps the reader off into a world of high drama and adventure in the remote Himalayan mountains of Nepal and Tibet where lofty ideals clash […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Legislation to Streamline Environmental Review and Fast-Track Job Creation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Taking action to fast-track the creation of thousands of jobs, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Tuesday signed legislation to streamline environmental review for key construction projects. The two bills, signed during a ceremony at the proposed site of the Farmers Field stadium, are expected to drive hundreds of […]

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 292 authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The new law will accelerate the approval process for an NFL football stadium and a modernized convention center in downtown Los Angeles.

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Padilla Bill to Accelerate NFL Stadium/Convention Project Development Promises Thousands of Jobs in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 292 authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The new law will accelerate the approval process for an NFL football stadium and a modernized convention center in downtown Los Angeles.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Senate today gave final legislative approval to SB 292 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The bill will help bring a new stadium and convention center to downtown Los Angeles and create more than 23,000 jobs, including 12,000 jobs during the construction process and another 11,000 permanent jobs when finished. The legislation now goes to the Governor for his signature.

California Senate Approves Padilla’s Los Angeles NFL Stadium Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The State Senate today gave final legislative approval to SB 292 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The bill will help bring a new stadium and convention center to downtown Los Angeles and create more than 23,000 jobs, including 12,000 jobs during the construction process and another 11,000 permanent jobs when […]

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