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ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mr. Cabinet Care of Anaheim has won 'Best Of Houzz' in Customer Service by Houzz(R), the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 29-year-old kitchen remodeling company was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Protector Holdings, LLC, a joint venture of EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) and Dowling Capital Partners, announced today that Rick Genest has joined Premier Insurance Services as the company's President. Premier Insurance Services, acquired by Protector Holdings in 2013, targets the growing Hispanic Community in California and the West.
Stop Wage Theft Campaign

MEDIA ADVISORY: BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Smart Cities Prevail, a leading construction industry research and advocacy organization, will launch a new campaign to combat construction industry wage theft at 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 26th at Berkeley City Hall.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The need for a decent auto repair in Los Angeles is at high demand considering the number of vehicle registrations within the last 5 years (29.7 million according to LA Almanac). One would notice that the majority of the shops are pretty much the same, unless they run into Pristine Automotive Center Inc, an auto body repair shop of Silver Lake in Los Angeles.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Integrated Comfort, Inc. (ICI) has expanded. In June 2015, ICI moved from Vacaville, Calif. to a larger office and production facility in West Sacramento, Calif. ICI also opened a facility in Phoenix, Arizona to provide manufacturing and logistical support in one of our higher concentration areas for DualCool installations.

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Clarence Bates has joined the firm as a Principal in the Employee Benefits Practice.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a national retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Sacramento native Cameron Rappleye has joined the firm as a property and casualty insurance broker/producer.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Carlton 'Carl' Pilger has joined the firm as Director of Employee Benefits Compliance.

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope today announced an extension to the 2016 annual PR Grants program application deadline, for U.S.-based 501(c)3 charities, to February 15. 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 and donors.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ascende, Inc., a premier human capital and employee benefits consulting firm, and EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that they have joined forces.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), announced today that FINRA has approved a change in the Company's stock symbol. As of Monday, December 21, 2015 the new trading symbol for Bank of Southern California is BCAL. The former symbol, FBBN is no longer valid.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Carolwood Equities, a privately-held, fully-integrated real estate investment company, just closed a deal for an impressive return and the firm's founders, Andrew Shanfeld and Adam Rubin, partners, say it's just the beginning.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), an independent mortgage lending cooperative, today announced the addition of sixteen new lenders to their national network of originating members, announced the Collaborative's EVP of National Sales and Strategic Alliances, Rich Swerbinsky.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been named a 2015 'Excellence in Achievement' award winner by The BoardRoom magazine as the 'Insurance Provider of the Year.'

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), an independent lending cooperative serving small- to mid-sized mortgage lenders and community-based lending institutions, has formed a strategic alliance with NAHREP Consulting Services (NCS), announced TMC Vice Chairman David G. Kittle, CMB.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corp.,, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce Unity(TM) BDP, a new platform for the development of a wide array of fingerprint enabled biometric products.

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fine Art Investment firm ArteQuesta announces the exclusive USA representation of world-renowned Israeli Photo Journalist, Ziv Koren. In signing with ArteQuesta, Koren stated, 'I'm very excited and looking forward to a fruitful collaboration. Through my photography, I'd rather be honest than impressive.'

VENICE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Rejuvatek Medical Inc. officially launches a Tatt2Away non-laser tattoo removal system in the Venice California area. Bree Solomon in Venice, has come on board with the company to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the Southern California area. Bringing into their high quality of service and products, the all natural system.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been ranked #5 among the 2015 'Best Places to Work in Insurance' in the medium employer category (250-999 U.S. employees) by Business Insurance Magazine and Best Companies Group.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, Inc. today announced that board member Jeffrey S. Taylor, Master CMB, has received the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA) Career Achievement Award. The award was presented to Taylor at NRMLA's 2015 Annual Meeting and Expo held November 16-18 in San Francisco.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending cooperative, today announced the formal approval of 10 new preferred vendor partners to their national network, announced the Collaborative's EVP of National Sales and Strategic Alliances, Rich Swerbinsky.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRG) announced today that it has been named 'Company of the Month' in the magazine's Public Sector special edition, a commendation marking CRG's leading position in the digital transformation of the broad public sector in both the U.S. and internationally.
ReverseVision

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, Inc. has announced their newest credit report partnership with MeridianLink, a leading web-based platform for ordering and delivery of credit reports. This integration within RV Exchange (RVX), ReverseVision's flagship reverse loan origination system (RLOS) platform, increases RVX users' choice of automated credit report services.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants ('EPIC'), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been named a 2015 Elite Agency by Insurance Business America, a publication that reports on the latest achievements in insurance and also provides the latest in business best practices in a continually evolving industry.

CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leading mortgage compliance and quality control (QC) services provider The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG) announced it has hired Michelle Doyle as Director of Quality Control. Doyle brings more than two decades of experience in mortgage underwriting, quality control, risk mitigation and compliance to her new role at TCG.
ReverseVision

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision today announced it ranked number 367 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 'fastest growing' technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. ReverseVision grew 175.1 percent during this period.

SUNNYVALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MLSListings Inc. today became the first multiple listing service (MLS) in California to offer New Homes Navigator - a first of its kind service that connects real estate professionals with new construction inventory for their clients' home search.

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It will be a festive time Black Friday Weekend! While shoppers shop, those seeking eloquent items for that perfect Christmas party or shimmering adornment for that New Year's Eve 2016 special toast, will partake in the grand launch of Stephanie Wiltz Design and Decor Grand Showroom Launch.

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP announces that noted executive compensation lawyer Frank Daniele has joined the firm as a partner based in New York City. Prior to joining VLP, Mr. Daniele spent 23 years with Willkie Farr and Gallagher LLP, where he was a partner and served as co-head of the firm's Executive Compensation and ERISA practice group.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Daniel Garcia has joined as a property and casualty insurance broker/producer in the firm's Petaluma office. He will report locally to North Bay managing principal, Mike Ryan.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc., a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, was named to San Diego Metro (SD Metro) magazine's prestigious Top 40 Under 40 list for 2015.

FULLERTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Kick Punch Labs, a Calif.-based web and app development firm, knows that idea makers might find the app ecosystem intimidating, but it believes that it's still an open market for people who know how to disrupt the current environment.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On November 19-21, 2015, MostFit will join more than 300 manufacturers, suppliers, architects and consultants from the sports, recreation, fitness, active-aging and medical fitness industries, plus attendees from 49 states and 20 countries at the 34th annual Athletic Business Conference and Expo.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Dana Liedel, Managing Principal of EPIC's Employer Services Platform, has been recognized among 'The Most Influential Women in Benefits Advising' by Employee Benefits Advisor Magazine.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has been ranked 66th on San Francisco Business Times' 2015 list of 100 fastest-growing private companies in the Bay Area.

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles-based Neotrope, a 32-year-old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm, today announced the launch of its 2016 annual PR Grants program for U.S.-based 501(c)3 charities. 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 and donors.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that DeAnna Slater has joined as a principal and property and casualty insurance broker/producer in the firm's Fresno office. She will report locally to managing principal, Terri Parreira.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending cooperative, today announced the formal approval of 7 new lenders to their national network of originating members, announced the Collaborative's EVP of National Sales and Strategic Alliances, Rich Swerbinsky.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTCQB:FBBN / OTCMKTS:FBBN) has announced the promotion of Rhonda Guthrie to the position of Senior Vice President, Loan Administration. With over 20 years in Loan Administration, Guthrie joined the Company in 2013 as Loan Administration Manager responsible for all functions related to loan processing, documentation, compliance and loan servicing.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has received top rankings from Business Insurance Magazine in its 2015 Broker Supplement in three categories.