Geography of California

BNBuilders Completes Innovative 'Power over Ethernet' Project for Scripps Health

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:53pm

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --BNBuilders has completed San Diego's first Power over Ethernet (PoE) project at Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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  • SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --BNBuilders has completed San Diego's first Power over Ethernet (PoE) project at Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center.
  • BNBuilders worked with FreemanWhite, TK1SC, and numerous trade partners to complete the four-phase PoE project for Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center.
  • The 16,500-square-foot project serves as Scripps' Pilot project for PoE connected lighting solutions.
  • Scripps Health is a private, nonprofit, integrated health system in San Diego.

David J. Teece Named to Thinkers50 Hall of Fame

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:02pm

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BRG announced today that Chairman and Principal Executive Officer David J. Teece has been named to the 2020 Thinkers50 Hall of Fame .

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  • EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BRG announced today that Chairman and Principal Executive Officer David J. Teece has been named to the 2020 Thinkers50 Hall of Fame .
  • "At Thinkers50 we have always believed there is nothing so practical as a great idea.
  • Throughout his career, David Teece has proved this true time and time again," said Thinkers50 co-founder Stuart Crainer.
  • Launched as the first global management ranking in 2001 by Crainer and Des Dearlove, Thinkers50 ranks the most influential management thinkers in the world.

Update: California County Promises to Not Enforce Policy Threatening Small, Family Observances of Jewish High Holidays

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:10pm

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Last night, Los Angeles (CA) County officials informed First Liberty Institute that they will not dispatch Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies to the homes of Jewish families gathered for religious meals during the High Holidays inside someone's homes.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Last night, Los Angeles (CA) County officials informed First Liberty Institute that they will not dispatch Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies to the homes of Jewish families gathered for religious meals during the High Holidays inside someone's homes.
  • This came a day after First Liberty sent a letter to county officials urging them to reverse their policy barring Jewish residents from observing the High Holidays with other families inside private homes.
  • Our Jewish neighbors are strong and resilient and simply want to share a table with their local families during the High Holidays in peace.
  • While we are grateful that the County has promised that its policy will not be enforced, we will continue to work with our client and the County until this issue is completely resolved.

Virtanza Announces Seed Round Funding

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 3:00pm

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sales2Job Academy Inc., DBA Virtanza, an Orange County-based company that offers higher education a scalable sales training solution directly connected to employers, announced today it has raised seed round funding totaling $1,000,000 from private investors.

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  • LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sales2Job Academy Inc., DBA Virtanza, an Orange County-based company that offers higher education a scalable sales training solution directly connected to employers, announced today it has raised seed round funding totaling $1,000,000 from private investors.
  • "Sales is everything," says Founder & CEO of Virtanza, Debbie Holzkamp.
  • Headquartered in Orange County, California, Virtanza white labels professional sales training in virtual, synchronous classrooms to universities and colleges.
  • Products include the company's anchor program, Virtanza Professional Sales Ready Certificate, recommended by ACE CREDIT, as well as Professional Sales Management One and Two programs, Sales Bootcamps, and On-Demand materials.

California Water Service Announces $148,500 to 2020 Firefighter Grant Program Recipients

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:45pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- California Water Service (Cal Water) today announced the recipients of its second annual Firefighter Grant Program, to support the needs of fire departments in the utilitys service areas.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- California Water Service (Cal Water) today announced the recipients of its second annual Firefighter Grant Program, to support the needs of fire departments in the utilitys service areas.
  • As a result, Cal Water awarded a total of $148,500, again exceeding its original $60,000 estimate in grant funds.
  • We are pleased that so many fire departments in our service areas participated in our Firefighter Grant Program and look forward to expanding the program in the coming years.
  • California Water Service serves approximately 2 million people through 489,600 customer connections in California.

Bright Mountain to Present at Proactive Disruptive Growth Forum

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:30pm

President Greg Peters to Present September 23, 2020

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  • President Greg Peters to Present September 23, 2020
    Boca Raton, FL, Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bright Mountain Media, Inc. (OTCQB: BMTM), an end-to-end digital media and advertising services platform, today announced that management will present at the Proactive Disruptive Growth Forum on September 23, 2020.
  • For more information on the Proactive Disruptive Growth Forum, please contact a Proactive representative.
  • Bright Mountain Medias assets include Bright Mountain, LLC, MediaHouse (f/k/a NDN), Oceanside (f/k/a S&W Media), and Wild Sky Media including 24 owned and/or managed websites and 15 CTV apps.
  • Bright Mountain Media, Inc. does not undertake any duty to update any forward-looking statements except as may be required by law.

Cal Am Withdrawls Coastal Commission Permit Application

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:38am

California American Water announced today that it is withdrawing its application to the California Coastal Commission for a Coastal Development Permit to construct the slant wells for the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, the companys desalination proposal to replace pumping from the environmentally-sensitive Carmel River.

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  • California American Water announced today that it is withdrawing its application to the California Coastal Commission for a Coastal Development Permit to construct the slant wells for the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, the companys desalination proposal to replace pumping from the environmentally-sensitive Carmel River.
  • The Commission has now cancelled tomorrows hearing and will reschedule after the company has refiled its application.
  • Because the Commission must meet deadlines associated with the Permit Streamlining Act, withdrawing and refiling our application is the best way to allow more time for these things to occur.
  • Public comments the Commission has received to date on the project will be preserved as part of the official record for the projects application and have been shared with the Coastal Commission members.

Sonoma Clean Power to Provide Local School Districts Free Battery Storage Assessments

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 10:00pm

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Sonoma Clean Power (SCP) is partnering with TerraVerde Energy to offer financial and technical feasibility assessments for battery storage systems, at no cost, to public K-12 schools in Sonoma and Mendocino Counties.

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  • SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Sonoma Clean Power (SCP) is partnering with TerraVerde Energy to offer financial and technical feasibility assessments for battery storage systems, at no cost, to public K-12 schools in Sonoma and Mendocino Counties.
  • Of the 52 School Districts in SCP's territory, those with existing on-site solar arrays are invited to apply for the feasibility study.
  • We are thrilled to partner with Sonoma Clean Power with providing schools in Sonoma and Mendocino Counties with objective technical and financial assessments of the opportunity for deploying battery systems at their campuses."
  • Sonoma Clean Power is the public electricity provider for Sonoma and Mendocino counties.

First Liberty Institute Urges Los Angeles County Officials to Reverse Threat to Police Small, Religious Gatherings at Family Homes

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 10:03pm

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute today sent a letter to Los Angeles (CA) County officials urging them to reverse their policy barring Jewish residents from observing the High Holidays with other families inside private homes.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute today sent a letter to Los Angeles (CA) County officials urging them to reverse their policy barring Jewish residents from observing the High Holidays with other families inside private homes.
  • It is simply beyond the pale to threaten to police the homes of observant Jews during the High Holidays under threat of criminal penalties.
  • The county should immediately remove all language from county policy threatening to police small, religious gatherings at family homes.
  • In its letter, First Liberty states, Los Angeles County has not vigorously policed its stated ban on small gatherings with friends or extended family.

Riverside Community Care Named by Forbes as One of State's Best Employers and Among Top Employers Nationally

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 8:12pm

"We are very pleased with this recognition and are proud that our employees feel fulfilled working at Riverside as they make a positive difference in people's lives," said Scott M. Bock, Founder and President/CEO of Riverside Community Care.

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  • "We are very pleased with this recognition and are proud that our employees feel fulfilled working at Riverside as they make a positive difference in people's lives," said Scott M. Bock, Founder and President/CEO of Riverside Community Care.
  • "We work hard on hiring a thoughtful, passionate, and diverse workforce, and we appreciate them, just as they appreciate working at Riverside."
  • The final list ranks the top 95 employers in Massachusetts and 1,461 employers in America that received the greatest number of recommendations.
  • Riverside Community Care ( www.riversidecc.org ) makes a difference in the lives of individuals, families, and communities through innovative and compassionate behavioral healthcare and human services.