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The press releases below were written and paid for by the referenced companies or organizations and are distributed by PR MediaRelease to newspaper websites throughout the nation. The full release can be read by clicking on the headline. Contact Cecelia Drake, 916-288-6011 or cecelia@cnpa.com, for pricing and other information on this service.


MEDIA ADVISORY: Disability groups honor people who died at California state hospitals

Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) September 15, 2017 - Over 45,000 people with psychiatric or developmental disabilities died while living at a California state hospital or developmental center between the 1880’s and 1960’s. Many were buried anonymously in unmarked or mass graves and did not receive recognition or acknowledgment as human beings, in life or in death. The post MEDIA ADVISORY: Disability groups honor people who died at California state hospitals appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Fri, Sep 15, 2017 7:00 am
Disability Rights Groups File Lawsuit against SSA for Lack of Accessible Kiosks

San Diego,California (PR MediaRelease) August 28, 2017 - Today, the National Federation of the Blind and two blind individuals who receive Social Security benefits filed a federal lawsuit against the Social Security Administration (SSA) for its failure to make its Visitor Intake Processing touchscreen kiosks accessible to its blind visitors. The post Disability Rights Groups File Lawsuit against SSA for Lack of Accessible Kiosks appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Mon, Aug 28, 2017 11:00 pm
Family Winemakers Of California Announces San Francisco Tasting Event

San Francisco,California (PR MediaRelease) July 17, 2017 - Family Winemakers of California, an association of family-owned wineries in California, is proud to announce the 2017 date for its San Francisco tasting. The post Family Winemakers Of California Announces San Francisco Tasting Event appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Mon, Jul 17, 2017 9:20 pm
Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band’s Big Week: Billboard, PBS, Album Release Shows

Berkeley,California (PR MediaRelease) June 6, 2017 - Bay Area musicians Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band have numerous reasons to celebrate in their hometown this week. Their new album, Baby Let’s Take the Long Way Home, debuted on Billboard’s Bluegrass chart. The post Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band’s Big Week: Billboard, PBS, Album Release Shows appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Tue, Jun 6, 2017 6:08 pm
CNPA Better Newspapers Contest Winners Announced

Santa Monica,California (PR MediaRelease) May 20, 2017 – Winners of the 2016 CNPA Better Newspapers Contest were announced today to conclude the CNPA Press Summit in Santa Monica. Entrants submitted content that had been published in 2016. The Better Newspapers Contest drew 2,668 entries in 39 categories and eight circulation divisions. The post CNPA Better Newspapers Contest Winners Announced appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Sat, May 20, 2017 2:00 pm
Editor Greenson, Attorney Boylan receive CNPA Freedom of Information Awards

Santa Monica,California (PR MediaRelease) May 20, 2017 - The 2017 CNPA Freedom of Information Award was presented today to two winners who worked together to achieve a significant victory for public access to police records: Thadeus Greenson, editor of the North Coast Journal in Arcata, and Paul Nicholas Boylan, a Davis-based media law attorney. The post Editor Greenson, Attorney Boylan receive CNPA Freedom of Information Awards appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Sat, May 20, 2017 12:00 pm
Johnson installed as president of statewide news association

Santa Monica,California (PR MediaRelease) May 18, 2017 - Members of the California Newspaper Publishers Association (CNPA), meeting at the organization’s annual summit at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, today elected Palo Alto Weekly Publisher William S. “Bill” Johnson as 2017-18 president of the 129-year-old organization. The post Johnson installed as president of statewide news association appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Thu, May 18, 2017 12:00 pm
Press availability: Leon Panetta to address CNPA members at 2017 Press Summit in Santa Monica

Santa Monica,California (PR MediaRelease) May 16, 2017 - Former Secretary of Defense and White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta is scheduled to speak to delegates to the 2017 CNPA Press Summit at 1 p.m. Friday, May 19 in the Arcadia Ballroom, 5th floor, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401. The post Press availability: Leon Panetta to address CNPA members at 2017 Press Summit in Santa Monica appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Tue, May 16, 2017 7:16 pm
Press availability: Mayor Garcetti to address CNPA members at 2017 Press Summit in Santa Monica

Santa Monica,California (PR MediaRelease) May 16, 2017 - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is scheduled to speak to delegates to the 2017 CNPA Press Summit at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 18 in the Arcadia Ballroom, 5th floor, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401. The post Press availability: Mayor Garcetti to address CNPA members at 2017 Press Summit in Santa Monica appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Tue, May 16, 2017 7:12 pm
Disability rights advocates call on Congress to preserve critical parts of the ACA

Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) March 22, 2017 - Disability Rights California (DRC) and the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) today called on the California congressional delegation to preserve access to Medicaid services (Medi-Cal in CA). The plea comes on the eve of the House’s March 23 vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The post Disability rights advocates call on Congress to preserve critical parts of the ACA appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Wed, Mar 22, 2017 7:30 am
Disability advocates call on Congress to preserve critical parts of the ACA

Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) March 21, 2017 - The House plans a full floor vote on the American Health Care Act on Thursday, March 23. The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers and Disability Rights California will hold a news conference to urge Congress to preserve access to Medicaid services (Medi-Cal in CA). The post Disability advocates call on Congress to preserve critical parts of the ACA appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Tue, Mar 21, 2017 2:40 pm
Fear Factor is Back! Now Casting in Southern California!

Los Angeles,California (PR MediaRelease) March 13, 2017 - Endemol Shine North America, in association with The Casting Duo, are once again giving adventurous, competitive teams of two the chance to face their fears and compete for up to $50,000. Casting Duo is seeking all types of teams such as best friends, couples, siblings, co-workers, exes, roommates, etc., who are between 18-26 years old and live in Southern California. The post Fear Factor is Back! Now Casting in Southern California! appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Mon, Mar 13, 2017 2:15 pm
Avoid Losing All Of Your LTC Premium Payments If You Never Need Long Term Care

Westlake Village,California (PR MediaRelease) March 10, 2017 - If you never need Long Term Care, will a traditional policy still pay benefits? The simple answer: NO - and all of the premium payments you made are lost. According to Milt Belfer,CLU, founding partner of The MB Group, “If you don’t use the coverage, you lose your premiums. The post Avoid Losing All Of Your LTC Premium Payments If You Never Need Long Term Care appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Fri, Mar 10, 2017 3:56 pm
Disability Rights California Issues Statement On ACA Repeal Proposal

Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) March 9, 2017 - This statement is from Catherine Blakemore, Executive Director of Disability Rights California, on the American Health Care Act: “Disability Rights California is deeply disappointed in the newly unveiled American Health Care Act (AHCA), which attacks essential programs for people with disabilities. The post Disability Rights California Issues Statement On ACA Repeal Proposal appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Thu, Mar 9, 2017 4:05 pm
Dr. Trinh Lee of Allure Dental Center Achieves Accredited Fellow from the AACD

Mountain View,California (PR MediaRelease) March 3, 2017 - Trinh Lee, DDS has been named the newest Accredited Fellow Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. The purpose of Fellowship is to provide the highest level of achievement for members in accordance with the AACD's mission of education and excellence. The post Dr. Trinh Lee of Allure Dental Center Achieves Accredited Fellow from the AACD appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 7:30 am
Top 10 Life Insurance Myths

Westlake Village,California (PR MediaRelease) February 14, 2017 - Life insurance is a complicated and sensitive subject. It is not surprising, therefore, that despite the fact that Americans are generally becoming more aware of the importance of owning life insurance as a way to protect loved ones, business associates, and charities, the number of households with individual life insurance has hit a 50-year low of 44% (according to LIMRA). The post Top 10 Life Insurance Myths appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Sun, Feb 12, 2017 9:18 pm
Step Rated Life Insurance

Westlake Village,California (PR MediaRelease) February 14, 2017 - Many advisors design life insurance policies to require high level premiums to provide guaranteed coverage to age 100+. These high premiums are unnecessary as better, more cost effective step rated life insurance plan designs are available. The post Step Rated Life Insurance appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Sun, Feb 12, 2017 9:04 pm
Agriculture Industry Software Platform Publicly Released

Fresno,California (PR MediaRelease) February 3, 2017 - California growers now have access to a one-of-a-kind comprehensive cloud-based software application that is tailored to the grower. After months of use by West Hills Farm Services and other beta users, Montage for Ag is now available to the public. Montage for Ag is designed to provide actionable intelligence to farming operations to improve output, lower costs, and ultimately drive efficiency gains. The post Agriculture Industry Software Platform Publicly Released appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Fri, Feb 3, 2017 11:59 am
PatientlySpeaking Continues To Enhance Their Patient A/R Platform

Westlake Village,California (PR MediaRelease) January 11, 2017 - With the patient share of A/R growing beyond 25% of a practice’s revenue, the challenges associated with this part of revenue cycle management are demanding an “upgrade” to the current business practices. PatientlySpeaking believes that automation, integration, analytics and payment options are the four necessary components of any serious upgrade. The post PatientlySpeaking Continues To Enhance Their Patient A/R Platform appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 4:28 pm
DRC Investigation Finds State Not Holding Nursing Homes Accountable For Deaths

Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) January 9, 2017 - Disability Rights California (DRC) found the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), which licenses nursing homes, does not consistently impose adequate penalties when a resident’s death is caused by staff misconduct. As a result, nursing home residents remain in harm’s way. The finding is contained in a report (http://www.disabilityrightsca.org/pubs/703101.pdf) DRC released today following an investigation into the deaths of nursing home residents. The post DRC Investigation Finds State Not Holding Nursing Homes Accountable For Deaths appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Mon, Jan 9, 2017 2:00 pm
California Press Foundation names Dean Eckenroth the Justus F. Craemer Newspaper Executive of Year

San Francisco,California (PR MediaRelease) December 2, 2016 - The California Press Foundation has named Dean Eckenroth, president of Eagle Newspapers in Coronado, the Justus F. Craemer Newspaper Executive of the Year. Pluria Marshall Jr., a Cal Press director, presented the award to Eckenroth during Cal Press’ 139th Annual Winter Meeting, held Dec. 1-2 at the Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel in San Francisco. The post California Press Foundation names Dean Eckenroth the Justus F. Craemer Newspaper Executive of Year appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Fri, Dec 2, 2016 12:00 pm
NAVO Issues Statement to Election Officials Regarding Possible Voting Tampering

Los Angeles,California (PR MediaRelease) November 30, 2016 - Election process experts from the California Association of Voting Officials have concluded that the voting machines in several states were “vulnerable to manipulation” in the 2016 Presidential election. In their statement, the experts cite several methods of modifying the software and tally system, which are widely understood by the computer science community and have been demonstrated time and again. The post NAVO Issues Statement to Election Officials Regarding Possible Voting Tampering appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Wed, Nov 30, 2016 10:05 pm
Free Specialized Phones

Oakland,California (PR MediaRelease) November 16, 2016 - The telephone may be an accepted part of life in the 21st century, but not for an estimated three million Californians. Most of us take using the telephone for granted. But if you have difficulty seeing, hearing, speaking, remembering, or moving, what seems to be a simple telephone call can be challenging—preventing communication with family, friends, and others. The post Free Specialized Phones appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Wed, Nov 16, 2016 6:30 am
PatientlySpeaking LLC Announces Its Inclusion Into the Kareo Marketplace

Westlake Village,California (PR MediaRelease) November 10, 2016 - PatientlySpeaking is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Kareo, the leading provider of clinical and business management software for independent medical practices. PatientlySpeaking is now included in the Kareo Marketplace, a resource for Kareo customers that offers integrated clinical, business, and administrative solutions to help them stay independent and thrive. The post PatientlySpeaking LLC Announces Its Inclusion Into the Kareo Marketplace appeared first on PR MediaRelease.

Thu, Nov 10, 2016 6:00 am