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California Stem Cell Director Marcy Feit Leaves ValleyCare CEO Post

California Stem Cell Director Marcy Feit Leaves ValleyCare CEO Post

Marcy FeitCIRM photoMarcy Feit, a member of the governing board of the $3 billion California stem cell agency, this week suddenly resigned as CEO of ValleyCare Health Systems in Pleasanton, Ca., a position she had held since 1997.Feit has served on the...

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AM Alert: Mark Leno announces cell phone theft prevention bill

Feb 7, 2014
AM Alert: Mark Leno announces cell phone theft prevention bill

As smartphones have become increasingly essential items for many Californians, they have also become a favorite target for thieves: The Federal Communications Commission estimates that 30-to-40 percent of all robberies nationwide now involve cell phone...

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Dan Walters: Jerry Brown undermines his credibility on pension issues

Feb 7, 2014
Dan Walters: Jerry Brown undermines his credibility on pension issues

By encouraging the public employees' retirement system to address its unfunded liabilities while avoiding action on the teachers' pension debt, Gov. Jerry Brown undermines his own credibility, Dan says. Have a question you'd like Dan to answer? Post...

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HealthyCal.org
Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall, Valley Air is Polluted

Feb 6, 2014

By Lisa Renner The San Joaquin Valley’s air quality is better than it has been in decades but it still isn’t clean enough to meet all federal standards.

The post Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall, Valley Air is Polluted appeared first on California Health Report.


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Sacramento lobbyist fined for lavish fundraisers with lawmakers

Feb 6, 2014

By Laurel Rosenhall and David Siders

The state Fair Political Practices Commission is issuing warning letters to as many as 40 state elected officials after reaching a tentative agreement to fine a Sacramento lobbyist who held lavish fundraisers for politicians at his home, sources told The Bee.

Sloat Higgins Jensen and Associates, a lobbying firm headed...

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TechWire
Sponsored: Kovarus Awarded California Department of General Services Data Storage Contract For Mid-Tier, Entry Level and SAN Fabric

Feb 6, 2014
Sponsored: Kovarus Awarded California Department of General Services Data Storage Contract For Mid-Tier, Entry Level and SAN Fabric

Sponsored by Kovarus Kovarus Awarded California Department of General Services Data Storage Contract For Mid-Tier, Entry Level and SAN Fabric Systems Integrator Now a Leading Provider of Data Storage Solutions... Read more »

The post Sponsored: Kovarus Awarded California Department of General Services Data Storage Contract For Mid-Tier, Entry Level and SAN...

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‘Amtrak Joe’ Biden tours Sacramento-built locomotive

Feb 6, 2014
‘Amtrak Joe’ Biden tours Sacramento-built locomotive

Vice President Joe Biden, who famously commuted from Delaware to the U.S. Senate by train for many years, got behind the controls of Amtrak's newest electric locomotive Thursday. Biden and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx were given a tour of A...

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Ted Lieu hires big-name California consultants for congressional run

Feb 6, 2014
Ted Lieu hires big-name California consultants for congressional run

A pair of political heavyweights has joined state Sen. Ted Lieu's congressional bid. Gale Kaufman and Bill Carrick were tapped to help guide the Torrance Democrat's campaign for the seat of retiring Rep. Henry Waxman. Lieu is running in what could ...

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Californians dominate ‘most liberal’ rankings in Congress

Feb 6, 2014
Californians dominate ‘most liberal’ rankings in Congress

California's 53-member congressional delegation, like Congress as a whole, is deeply divided along ideological lines - but its Democrats may be the deepest shade of blue. The National Journal, a leading publication on national politics and policy, ca...

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TechWire
Former lawmaker reported Oregon health exchange to FBI

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Feb 6, 2014
Former lawmaker reported Oregon health exchange to FBI

Nick Budnick, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. One of the great mysteries of the Oregon health exchange fiasco is how the $160 million information-technology project passed the federal government’s readiness reviews with... Read more »

The post Former lawmaker reported Oregon health exchange to FBI appeared first on TechWire.net.


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