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California Stem Cell Meeting Concludes; Links to Stories

BERKELEY, Ca. -- Directors of the California stem cell agency today concluded their meeting at 1:53 p.m. PDT. Look for more coverage of matters discussed at the meeting in the next week or so.

Here are links and excerpts from stories from today's session.

California Bets $55 Million on 'Teabag' Diabetes Treatment

BERKELEY, Ca. -- California...

California Stem Cell Report
Revolving Door Policy Tightened at California Stem Cell Agency

BERKELEY, Ca. -- Directors of the California stem cell agency today approved a measure aimed at easing conflicts of interest involving employees who may seek employment with recipients of the agency’s largess.


On a unanimous voice voice, the governing board  of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) set a new revolving door...

California Stem Cell Report
CIRM Press Release on Viacyte Award on Diabetes

BERKELEY, Ca. -- The California stem cell has posted a press release on today's award to Viacyte, Inc., of San Diego, Ca., to speed up development of a human embryonic stem cell treatment for diabetes. Here is a link to the press release. 

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Storms the major cause of the huge fires that California has been battling in its northern regions

Sep 10, 2014
Storms the major cause of the huge fires that California has been battling in its northern regions

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California Bets $55 Million on ‘Teabag’ Diabetes Treatment

California Bets $55 Million on ‘Teabag’ Diabetes Treatment

BERKELEY, Ca. -- California today beefed up its investment in a “teabag” therapy for diabetes, bringing the total to $55 million in an effort to develop a “virtual cure” for an affliction that affects 347 million people worldwide.

It is believed to be the largest direct investment that the state has ever made in a...

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Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Provide Millions of Californians with Paid Sick Leave

Sep 10, 2014

LOS ANGELES September 10, 2014 - Putting California's workers first, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (AB 1522) by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), which provides paid sick days...

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Groups demand halt to deportation of Sacto Father

Sep 10, 2014

Sacramento September 10, 2014 - As anger grows over President Obama's delay of common-sense deportation relief, a father of two from Sacramento may be just hours away from deportation - in violation of a California law and the basic principles of due p...

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California Stem Cell Report
California Stem Meeting Begins in Berkeley

BERKELEY, Ca. -- Directors of the $3 billion California stem cell agency opened their meeting this morning at 10:04 a.m. PDT with a "teabag" cure for  diabetes on their minds.Also on tap is consideration of a proposal to ease problems with conflic...

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September 2014 TechWire Magazine Features Data Analytics at CalRecycle

Sep 10, 2014

Other stories this issue include the Board of Equalization’s pre-implementation work on the Centralized Revenue Opportunity System (CROS), the Department of Health Care Services’ innovation strategy, and a conversation with Department of Insurance CIO David Noronha.

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Controller Unveils Open Data Portal for Local Government Finances

Sep 10, 2014

Yearly tax revenues and expenditures are on display for all cities and counties with the launch of the state's new interactive portal.

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