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Quandis Technology Enables Scott Law Firm to Automate Name Permutation Searches to Comply with SCRA

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of mortgage servicing software, today announced that Scott Law Firm, which serves the default servicing industry, is actively utilizing its new military search name permutation functionality. Scott Law Firm can now more easily and efficiently identify active duty military borrowers in the DoD database to comply with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.

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Parks Forward ‘Camping Cabins’ for California State Parks Debut at 2014 State Fair

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Parks Forward today announced that new and innovative “camping cabin” designs aimed at attracting non-traditional campers to California State Parks are making their debut at this year’s California State Fair. State Parks currently provides cabins for visitors at various state parks in the system. Some of the state parks include […]

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Free Online Course on HUD Mortgagee Letter Changes offered through RV University (RVU)

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision, Inc., a leading provider of business solutions for the reverse mortgage industry is offering a free online class ‘Understanding the New Rules Regarding Non-Borrowing Spouses,’ focused on changes announced by HUD in recent Mortgagee Letters 2014-07 and 2014-12 through its ReverseVision University (RVU).

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Calif. Governor Brown Selects Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar for California Supreme Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar as his choice for associate justice of the California Supreme Court. Cuéllar, 41, of Stanford, has been a Stanford Law School professor since 2001 and was appointed Stanley Morrison Professor of Law in 2012. He has taught administrative law, criminal […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for July 21, 2014 including to the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Monday announced the following appointments: First, Steven Cliff, 44, of Sacramento, has been appointed assistant director of sustainability at the California Department of Transportation. Cliff has been assistant chief of the Stationary Source Division at the California Air Resources Board since 2013, where […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update for July 21, 2014 – Signs Bills into Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills, including: AB 230 by Assemblymember Brian Maienschein (R-San Diego) – Youth athletic programs: background checks. And, AB 1393 by Assemblymember Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) – Personal income taxes: income exclusion: mortgage debt forgiveness. Additional […]

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Larry Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D., today announced new findings that unravel mysteries about the root cause of atherosclerosis

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Larry Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D., today announced new findings that unravel mysteries about the root cause of atherosclerosis – the narrowing of blood vessels that leads to heart attack and stroke. It is a big step toward developing drugs, possibly in the very near future, that prevent the most common forms of heart disease.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center acquires Jenkins Insurance Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The shareholders of Jenkins Insurance Services, a Leavitt Group agency, have sold 100 percent of their shares in Jenkins to Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC). The transaction, which closed on July 17, was retroactively effective July 1, 2014. Jenkins, with California offices in Concord, Sacramento, San Jose, Orange County, and in Reno, Nevada, employs 160 and has approximately $34 million of annual revenue.

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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update for July 18, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills, including: AB 319 by Assemblymember Nora Campos (D-San Jose) – Local agencies: domestic violence. AB 600 by Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Alameda) – Alcoholic beverages: tied-house restrictions: advertising. Additional bills signed into law include: • AB […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Hall Thanks Gov. Brown for Removal of Confederate Flag Items from State Fair

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D – Los Angeles) today thanked California Governor Jerry Brown and his administration for their swift response in removing several items found for sale at the California State Fair bearing the image of the Confederate flag. The Confederate Flag is a symbol of racism, exclusion, oppression […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Makes Appointments to County Superior Courts for July 16, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wendesday, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced various the appointments of a judgeship in California County Superior Courts. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Danielle K. Douglas to a judgeship in the Contra Costa County County Superior Court. Douglas, 40, of San Francisco, has […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update, New Bills Signed into Law, for July 16, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills which include AB 148 by Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez (D-Coachella) – Salton Sea restoration, and AB 474 by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Scotts Valley) – California Coastal Commission: ex parte communications: disclosure forms. ADDITIONAL BILLS […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for July 16, 2014 including to California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Vice Admiral Jody A. Breckenridge, USCG (retired), 61, of Pleasant Hill, has been appointed chair of the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority Board of Directors. Breckenridge served in several positions in the U.S. Coast […]

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Calif. Marketing Firm, Neotrope, again donates $25K in Services for Worthy Causes with 2014 PR Grant

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Neotrope, a 31 year old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm in California, today announced launch of its latest annual PR Grant program for U.S.-based 501(c)3 charities for 2014. Launched in 2000, the non-profit PR Grant was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential ‘halo’ sponsors.

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for July 14, 2014 including to the California Water Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Andrew Ball, 60, of Piedmont, has been appointed to the California Water Commission, where he has served since 2010. Ball has been Western Region president of Suffolk Construction since 2012. He was chief executive officer at Webcor Builders […]

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center welcomes Andrea Levin as a VP in the North Bay

PETALUMA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance broker/consultant, today announced the addition of Andrea Levin as a vice president in their Petaluma office. Levin brings 24 years of experience in the development and management of property and casualty insurance and risk management programs, working with a wide range of business and industry and specializing in financial institutions.

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Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Statement on Signing of Assembly Bill 2389

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Assemblymember Muratsuchi, Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Aerospace, released the following statement on the signing of AB 2389: “California’s aerospace industry has taken dramatic hits in loss of jobs since the end of the Cold War, but we still lead the nation in aerospace manufacturing today because we […]

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Calif. Congressman Cárdenas’ Bill Seeks More Diverse Small Business Funding with HUBZone

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, in Washington, D.C., Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas introduced legislation allowing equal access to the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) HUBZone program. The HUBZone Equity Act will insure access for all American small business owners who pay taxes. While most SBA programs are accessible to business owners including permanent […]

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Lessons from the Field returns to 2nd Annual CISO Summit 2014 for risk management professionals and InfoSec managers

ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — HTCIA (The High Technology Crime Investigation Association) will be hosting its 2nd Annual CISO Summit on Aug. 28, 2014 at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin. This is a full day event where IT information security managers, risk management professionals and executives can interact and exchange strategies from leaders in the field.

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ImmersiON Partnership with VRelia will enhance the Augmented Virtual Reality experience

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ImmersiON, a USA company of Manuel R. Gutierrez Novelo, announced today its strategic fusion with VRelia, a company owned by Jose Antonio Garcia Marin headquartered in Spain. Novelo, the founder of internationally awarded TDVision, has proven a leader in the design and development of 3D digital infrastructure and visualization systems.

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Calif. Governor Brown Signs Legislation July 7, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills, including AB 1623 by Assemblymember Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) – Family justice centers. Additional bills signed into law July 7: – AB 1810 by Assemblymember Brian Maienschein (R-San Diego) – Deposits for keeping: […]

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Calif. Congressman Cardenas Introduces Federal Guide for Small Businesses

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today announced the publication of his newly-created Small Business Resource Guide, which gives information regarding federal agencies that assist small business and entrepreneurial development, business regulations, financing, government contracting, minority-owned businesses, export assistance and overseas investment. It also provides information on creating […]

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John Dellroy Band Mixes Genres and Crosses Countries – audiences dance to sounds of rock, folk, and folktronica

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calling their sound ‘alternative folk-rock without limits,’ the John Dellroy Band is unafraid to go from hard-charging rock to a reflective ballad while zooming through a set-list that contains numbers featuring a full range of modern pop styles.

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Assemblyman Ken Cooley

AB 2187 to Ensure Needed Funding for County Child Abuse Prevention Programs Signed by Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) today announced that his bill – AB 2187 – was signed by Governor Brown. AB 2187 clarifies the pathway of the fee collected for copies of a child’s birth certificate, as to the portion of the fee used for child abuse prevention and intervention […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Four Justices to the Second District Court of Appeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Associate Justice Frances Rothschild as presiding justice, Division One, Brian M. Hoffstadt to Division Two, Lee S. Edmon as presiding justice, Division Three and Judge Audrey B. Collins to Division Four of the Second District Court of Appeal. […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Appoints Two Justices to the First District Court of Appeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Associate Justice James M. Humes as presiding justice, Division One and Therese M. Stewart to Division Two of the First District Court of Appeal. Humes, 54, of San Francisco, has served as associate justice of the First District […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for June 27, 2014 including to California Apprenticeship Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Claudia Cappio, 60, of Oakland, has been appointed director of the California Department of Housing and Community Development. Cappio has been executive director of the California Housing Finance Agency since 2011. She was founder and managing principal […]

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Elite athletes from CrossFit Community featured in Bosma’s ‘Elite Athleticism: Beauty, Brawn, and Solitude’ Photo Exhibit

BREA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Center of Digital Arts announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, ‘Elite Athleticism: Beauty, Brawn, and Solitude,’ July 11-18, 2014, a thematic exhibition from photographer John Bosma. The Center will host a wine and cheese Artists Reception on July 11 from 6-9 p.m. with an artist talk at 7 p.m.

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Calif. Congressman Cárdenas Attacks Republican House Leadership for Failure to Create 120,000 Jobs

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) recognized the one year anniversary of bipartisan Senate passage of Comprehensive Immigration Reform. Cárdenas called on the Republican House majority to stop obstructing passage of this critical piece of economic legislation. “Today, we recognize the courage of […]

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Calif. Senator Alex Padilla to Welcome National Latino Leaders to NALEO’S 31st Annual Conference in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) President of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) will welcome more than a thousand Latino elected and appointed officials from across the country to NALEO’S 31st Annual National Conference which begins today in San Diego. The three day event at […]

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FBI Cyber Division’s Assistant Director Joseph M. Demarest to keynote HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo 2014

ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) will host its 28th Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo August 24 – 27, 2014, at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas. This year’s Keynote Speaker will be FBI Cyber Division’s Assistant Director Joseph M. Demarest.

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California Film and Television Job Creation Act Passes Final Policy Committee – AB 1839

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — AB 1839, the California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act of 2014, cleared a major legislative hurdle today, passing the Senate Governance and Finance Committee by a vote of 6-0. The legislation, authored by Assemblymen Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) and Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), and co-authored by more than […]

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Calif. Legislation to Require STD Testing & Condoms in Adult Films Approved by Senate Labor Committee – AB 1576

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Legislation by Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D – Los Angeles) to require documentation of condom or other personal protective equipment use in California produced adult films and mandatory employer paid STD testing of adult film actors was approved today by the California State Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee. […]

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Calif. Bill to Provide Children Access to Ailing Parents Passes Senate Committee One Week After Death of Casey Kasem – AB 2034

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Earlier today, Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation to provide reasonable accommodations for adult children who want to visit their parents cleared its biggest legislative hurdle yet, passing the Senate Judiciary Committee by a vote of 6-0. The legislation, AB 2034, seeks to protect children from being denied access to […]

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Second Annual HTCIA CISO Summit 2014 Tackles the Issues facing Information Security Officers

ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) will host its 2nd HTCIA CISO Summit on August 28, 2014 at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas directly following the organization’s 28th Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo. The CISO Summit is exclusively for Information Technology and Security Officers and features a powerful lineup of speakers, including Brian Engle (CISO for the State of Texas) and Alan Daines (CISO, Dell Computers).

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California Legislature Passes State-Initiated Measure to Overturn Citizens United

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — When Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced AJR 1 in December 2012, he was the first legislator in the United States to employ a unique procedure in the U.S. Constitution that allows state legislatures to command Congressional action. Specifically, AJR 1 would require Congress to call a convention to […]

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Calif. Bill to Protect Youth Football Players Passes with Bipartisan Support, Sent to Gov. Brown – AB 2127

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblyman Ken Cooley’s AB 2127 passed out of the State Senate this morning with a bipartisan vote. AB 2127 seeks to reduce brain injuries and concussions among California’s middle and high school football players by limiting “full-contact” practice time and by ensuring student-athletes who have suffered a brain injury […]

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Calif. Bill to Protect Workers from Heat Related Illnesses Headed to Governor Brown – SB 1360

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, the California State Assembly approved SB 1360 authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The bill would require that workers be paid during mandated rest and recovery periods in work environments where there is high risk of heat related illness and injury. The bill now goes to Governor Brown for […]

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