Monthly Archives: February 2012

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bonne Foi Beauty Products, an anti-aging skin care line, today, releases its Nourishing Face Cream which will further enhance the Bonne Foi line. Created primarily for night time use, the Nourishing Face Cream will nourish, rejuvenate and moisturize your face, firming your skin and improving its overall appearance.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First: Ashleigh Aitken, 36, of Anaheim, has been appointed to the 32nd District Agricultural Association, Orange County Fair Board.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) announced today that he has been named Chair of the newly created Senate Select Committee on English Learners. The committee will focus its efforts on how to improve the academic success of California's 1.5 million English Learner students.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) has introduced Assembly Bill 1708, amending the California Vehicle and Insurance Codes, to give California drivers the option to carry their proof of auto insurance and vehicle registration in electronic form, such as on a smartphone or other personal electronic device.

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, has announced the release of Broker Docs, a closing document clearing functionality now available online to all 360 Mortgage Group brokers. This new feature to 360 Mortgage Group's suite of proprietary online origination tools is expected to shorten closing time by at least 50 percent.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Hilton Brown who will oversee client claims and advocacy in the company's Los Angeles and Irvine offices. Brown will also provide claims support for sister company PowerGuard Insurance Services, located in Irvine, Calif. Brown brings 22 years of claims management and client advocacy experience to EPIC.

GHENT, Belgium, Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESSS NEWSWIRE) -- NGDATA (www.ngdata.com) today announced that the company will raise capital to accelerate its growth activities in the United States and continue investments in the development of its big data management platform.

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- E'shee Clinical Esthetic announced this week a new addition to its product line of skin serums - Elixir of Life KI Therapy Serum - designed to deliver ultimate skin rejuvenation.

TORONTO, Ontario, Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Equation Technologies (www.equationtech.com), a leading provider of software solutions for professional services, project-based businesses, corporate head offices, and nonprofit organizations, announced that they have completed training and received implementation certification for additional staff members on Intacct's cloud financial applications.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications for Film and TV production, has appointed Chris Chen as Chief Technology Officer.

CLAREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The City of Claremont has achieved 'Silver' status as a California Green Community for its commitment to sustainability. Claremont is one of only four cities to be honored by California Green Communities for its efforts. In addition to Claremont, the cities of Monrovia, Riverside and Santa Clarita have reached California Green Community Silver status.

AUSTIN, Minn., Feb. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Allweather Roof, based in Minneapolis is proud to announce the hiring of Tracy Riedemann as the new General Manager of its Austin operations. Riedemann brings more than 18 years of commercial roofing experience and has worked on more than 10,000 roofing projects in her career. She has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in roofing repairs, modifications, and re-roofing that adds to Allweather Roof's Southern branch.

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FireFighting's Finest Moving and Delivery of Fort Worth, TX has been recognized as Move For Hunger's Mover of the Year for 2011 out of 250 moving companies in 39 different states. The Mover of the Year award is presented to the moving company that best exemplifies the philanthropic spirit of Move For Hunger.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Bank Owned Properties (Bankownedproperties.org), some 600,000 properties in the U.S. are reported to begin the foreclosure process as the foreclosure industry begins to function more normally.

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new look and new services for Building Business Success has been unveiled. The new company name, Sage Money Managers, LLC signifies the expansion of its service offering into the arena of Personal Finance. This is in addition to Accounting and Business Management. The firm's new image personifies its focus on providing solutions and services for individual and business Daily Money Management.
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In remarks today at a U.S./China economic forum, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced his intention to form a China-California Joint Task Force to drive more collaboration, investment and trade between California and China.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, Janet Barentson, 49, of Rocklin, has been appointed chief deputy director at the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Moving to increase direct investment in California and give the state's businesses a distinct advantage in China, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced plans to open a new trade and investment office in China.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced that its CEO, Scott Stoddard, will participate on a roundtable hosted by SourceMedia at the MBA's National Servicing Convention and Exposition. Participants in the roundtable will address various topics, trends and concerns in today's mortgage servicing landscape.

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Evolve Security, an IP-focused security distributor based in Portland, Oregon, today announced a distribution partnership with Smartvue, a leading manufacturer of IP video surveillance solutions.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the return of the popular Sunday Streets program with a full schedule of car-free events starting Sunday, March 11th, along the Embarcadero.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor Employment Training Administration selected the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Summer Youth Employment Program to participate in a study of youth training innovators. Findings of this study will be used to inform workforce investment boards nationwide of best practices.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Pfc. Cesar Cortez, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation.

MENIFEE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced an agreement with Brookfield Residential to manage the Audie Murphy Ranch Community Association, a new master-planned community located in Menifee, California surrounded by rolling acres of the San Jacinto and San Bernardino Mountains with 2,300 homes projected at build out.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday announced the following appointments. First, Jim Evans, 42, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy secretary for communications and strategic planning at the Business Transportation and Housing Agency.

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Energy Cooperative, an electric generation supplier (EGS) since 1998, has announced that it is increasing the amount of Pennsylvania wind power in their 2012 electricity mix. The new renewable energy mix contains 99 percent PA wind power, of which 25 percent wind is sourced from the newly developed Highland Wind farm in Cambria County, PA.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dalton Trucking, a transportation company based out of Fontana, is now shipping modular building units that will become the temporary facility for St. John's Regional Medical Care Center in Joplin, MO. The transportation company couldn't have taken on such a project without On-the-Job Training incentives and employee referral support through the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For over six months, Christopher Campbell, a recent graduate of the University of California, Irvine, has been spearheading a campaign, CHEC2012 (Californians for a Higher Education Contract), that will profoundly change affordability and access to public higher education for currently enrolled and future college students in California.

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today MedAmerica Insurance Company (MedAmerica) and LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announce a distribution agreement to make a broad suite of long-term care insurance products available at reduced underwriting and multi-life discounts to employees. The policy suite is the latest incarnation of multi-life LTC insurance, a relatively new, increasingly-popular type of employee benefit that is proliferating faster than traditional group LTC plans.

SACRAMANTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC), the Los Angeles Bread Bakers (LABB), and Proyecto Jardin are pleased to announce that Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D—Los Angeles) has introduced the California Homemade Food Act, AB 1616, in the California State Assembly.

COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Warren Furutani announced his endorsement of Assemblymember Isadore Hall today. Hall is running for reelection in California's newly...

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Small Business Finance Institute is conducting its second annual Stepping Up to Business at the Loudermilk Center in Atlanta, GA on February 29, 2012. For the price of an hour with a business attorney or accountant, attendees can expect a full day of financial mentoring that could transform their enterprise by helping them with cash flow and financing challenges.

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Feb. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Our Whole Life Is Our Whole Responsibility' (ISBN: 978-0-578-09-448-9), published by Life Energy Publishing, is a recently-launched book that inspires people to take control of their lives.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) announced that the federal government has once again demonstrated strong support for planned improvements to public transportation in San Francisco.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced that it has integrated its military search service with KMC Information Systems, L.C.'s (KMCIS) CaseAware(R) solution that is utilized by law firms and trustees in default servicing.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AtPrime Media, Inc., the sponsor of the Atprime Pension Inspector Suite, the leading online service for all Qualified Retirement Plan performance results, announces, 7 Year Investment Performance Ratings for all Qualified Retirement Plans - 401(k), ESOP, Defined Benefit, etc. - as well as Defined Benefit Funding ratings.
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement after Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Rating Services shifted California’s credit ratings outlook from stable to positive:

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert, Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan), and leading mortgage compliance services provider, The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), have entered a referral partnership to serve mortgage lenders' compliance, quality control and multi-state licensing needs. Titan and TCG enable lenders to focus on sustaining profitable businesses that respond with agility to regulatory fluctuations.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fare Buzz, a travel company based in New York City, is now offering pre-paid car rental deals at net rates to save customers money on their daily, weekly or monthly car rentals.

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mary Davidian, M.D., of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, a leading eye surgeon in The Hudson Valley, announces offering her patients a unique corneal wound repair and healing device called ProKera(R). Today, ProKera(R) is the only medical device that can provide wound healing to patients afflicted with a damaged cornea, the outer transparent surface of the eye.