CALIFORNIA POLITICS

Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A measure, SB 1342, authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) that would protect workers by paving the way...
California vs. Big Plastic

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, the San Diego Council City voted 6-3 to become the 150th community in the state to ban “single-use plastic bags” from grocery stores and convenience stores, joining the state’s other major cities in enacting a ban.
Millbrae California

MILLBRAE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last week, Millbrae Mayor Anne Oliva announced that the City has been awarded $78,000 by the Bay Area Air...
Isadore Hall III

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. (D – California) on Friday signed a package of bills creating the strongest gun...
Anthony Rendon

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) today released the...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) Drone Registration/Omnibus Negligence-prevention Enactment (DRONE) of 2016, passed the Senate Judiciary Committee by...
2016 Veteran of the Year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) recognized Lieutenant Commander Terry Geiling for his outstanding service in the U.S....
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) fight for a more fair and affordable parking policy for California motorists received...

CALIFORNIA BUSINESS

Friends of the Los Angeles River

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) is partnering with Stillwater Sciences, a watershed science and ecosystem restoration...
Platinum Data Solution

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Platinum Data Solutions, a provider of valuation data and analytics solutions for the mortgage industry, announced an enhanced integration with Ellie Mae's Encompass(R) all-in-one mortgage management solution. The enhanced integration allows lenders to order Platinum Data's RealView(R) appraisal quality reports by submitting appraisal data in MISMO XML format directly through Encompass, to drive quality and efficiency in the loan origination process.
Millbrae California

MILLBRAE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 24-Hour Relay Honors Cancer Survivors, Victims. On Saturday, July 23, 2016, more than 200 people will take part in...
CALinnovates

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California’s technology leaders, joined by environmental advocates, today urged the California Air Resources Board to adjust its Zero Emission...
EPIC’s Daniel Houston

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management and Principal Daniel Houston will present at American Gas Association's (AGA) Risk Management Committee Meeting on Monday, July 25 at 2:45 p.m. at the Aloft Boston Seaport in Boston, Mass.
Business Development Manager Will Ogilvie

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Will Ogilvie has joined the firm's southwest regional office. He will be based in Houston and report to Brett Haugh, Managing Principal, Southwest Region.
Stop Wage Theft

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last night, the City of Berkeley approved a first-of-its-kind local ordinance aimed at preventing wage theft on local construction projects, Smart Cities Prevail announced today.
Mortgage Educator Dan Hultquist

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, has hired industry educator Dan Hultquist as director of learning and development. In this role, Hultquist will apply his experience in originating loans and working with retirement advisors to help ReverseVision bring a range of products, financial tools and educational techniques to the industry, ultimately driving volume growth.
Bank of Southern California NA

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that it has provided $5 million in financing as senior lender in part of a larger financing arrangement for OWB Real Estate Holdings, LLC. The financing was a combination of bank borrowing, and loans secured through the Federally backed New Market Tax Credit program. The financing provided funds used for the acquisition of land, improvements, and equipment of a shuttered beef slaughter and processing plant in Brawley, Calif., formerly operated by National Beef.
TOPTEN New Homes

MILPITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TOPTEN New Homes announces the largest national home search specifically for new construction. Scratch the case of the Mondays, friend. We come bearing great news! Our engineering and design team spent several late-night weeks creating a new and improved real estate search, TOPTENnewhomes.com.
Singer/songwriter Remy Lyon

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Remy Lyon has announced the release of his “Red Blood/Black Ink” music video directed by Lyon and Marc Spicer (DP of “The Fast and the Furious 7 & 8” and the upcoming "Lights Out"). "Red Blood/Black Ink" is a call to arms after all the tragedies that have been fueled by hatred - Remy Lyon's message is to respond to each other with arms that embrace, not the arms that harm.
ReverseVision

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision is pleased to announce that Memphis, Tennessee-based Evolve Bank & Trust (Evolve), a full-service commercial bank and mortgage lender serving customers and communities nationwide, has selected RV Exchange (RVX) reverse mortgage loan origination software (LOS).

OPINION & COMMENTARY

GOP Speeches are 110-percent Original

G on Politics (opinion/satire): All New! All Improved! All Original! That's how GOP officials are describing the content of Conservative statements and speeches. After the brouhaha over Melania Trump's plagiarizing of Michelle Obama's address to the 2008 Democratic convention, there has been more active scrutiny of all comments from Conservatives.