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Kamala Harris a Self-Professed ‘Blood-Sport’ Candidate

Attributing her success to a “blood sport” view of politics, California Attorney General Kamala Harris has established herself as the leading contender to replace Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., who is retiring in Jan. 2017. “I always start my campaigns early, and I run hard,” Harris told the New York Times. “Maybe it comes from the rough-and-tumble world...

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In San Diego, Rep. Xavier Becerra fuels speculation about Senate run

As reported by the Sacramento Bee: Mulling a run for the U.S. Senate, Democratic Rep. Xavier Becerra stopped off Monday in San Diego to talk with business and labor groups. Becerra said the congressional recess presented an opportunity to travel well outside of his Los Angeles district to hold discussions with the Chamber of...

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April 9: Join Intel Security and NWN to Discover How to Build a Successful Security Program

Mar 31, 2015

Join Intel Security and NWN to discover how to build a successful security program that helps you protect, detect and correct advanced security threats.

California Stem Cell Report
California’s Stem Cell Bank and Its Fujifilm Moment

California’s Stem Cell Bank and Its Fujifilm Moment

A CIRM slide from last week on the Cellular Dynamic stem cell bank project.
Remember the “Kodak Moment?” California’s $3 billion stem cell agency yesterday experienced a “Fujifilm Moment.”


It came when the Japanese firm announced it was buying Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) for $307 million. That doubled...

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Sacramento poised to move forward on plastic bag ban

Mar 31, 2015

SACRAMENTO, March 31, 2015 – The City of Sacramento is expected to approve a ban on single-use plastic bags on Tuesday night, joining more than 138 other California cities with bans in place. The ban would go into effect January 1, 2016.

“Single-use plastic shopping bags pose a costly burden on our environment and our...

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Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring 2015 César Chávez Day

Mar 31, 2015
Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring 2015 César Chávez Day

SACRAMENTO March 31, 2015 - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring Tuesday, March 31, 2015, as “César Chávez Day” in the State of California.

The text of the proclamation is below:

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Secretary of State Releases Feb. 2015 Report on Registration

Mar 31, 2015

SACRAMENTO, March 30, 2015 - California Secretary of State Alex Padilla today released the 2015 Report of Registration. The report shows that 72.7% of eligible Californians were registered to vote as of February 10, 2015.

A total of 17,717,936 Californians are currently registered to vote – down 337,847 since the last...

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TechWire
By the Numbers: Franchise Tax Board

Mar 31, 2015

The tax filing deadline is only two weeks away (April 15), and California’s Franchise Tax Board is squarely in its busiest time of the year.

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Report: Wearables Set for Rapid Year-to-Year Growth in 2015

Mar 31, 2015

A new report estimates vendors will ship 45.7 million wearable devices worldwide this year, an increase of 133 percent from 2014.

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IFB: Fire Alarm and Personal Alarm Systems

Mar 31, 2015


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