California NEWS INDEX

California NEWS INDEX
California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories

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.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen, the world's leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of biometric identity management and fraud prevention for SAP(R) system users with SecuGen's flagship fingerprint reader, the Hamster Pro 20.

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minister Keith Muhammad, of the Oakland Mosque, in collaboration with community leaders, announce that on Oct. 24, 2015 at 12 noon, protesters will rally at Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, Calif. in solidarity with the Truth, Transparency and Freedom Rally happening on the same day at the CDC in Atlanta.

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.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In Washington, D.C., as part of the President’s recognition of Youth Justice Awareness Month, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Darryl Littleton's newest comedy CD, 'Too Raw for Mainstream.' For Darryl Littleton pka D'Militant, no subject is out of bounds, no topic too sensitive, no commentary too raw. With his crackling wit, Littleton holds nothing back, unflinchingly delivering slicing and incisive social and political commentary.

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Council for Vaccine Safety, and A Voice for Choice, in collaboration with community leaders, announce that on October 24, 2015 at 12 noon, protesters will rally at Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, Calif. in solidarity with the Truth, Transparency and Freedom Rally happening on the same day at the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia.

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Veros Real Estate Solutions, an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, today reports that residential market values will continue in a positive trajectory over the next 12 months, with overall annual appreciation rising to +3.6 percent from its Q2 forecast of 3.1 percent. The number of markets expected to increase in value is up to 94 percent from last quarter's 90 percent.

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.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has announced a mutually beneficial transaction of certain books of business to Alliant Insurance Services, including the customers of David Alvarado and a group of employees who came to
Calif Gov Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This weekend Calif. Gov. Brown signed a wide variety of senate and assembly bills into law, including: AB 169...
Isadore Hall III

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Jerry Brown (D – California) has signed a package of bills into law by Senator Isadore Hall,...

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For the first time since its launch in 2009, Living Textiles Baby and Kids, the innovative textiles and design baby and kids brand, is relaunching their own website. This initiative will provide Living Textiles and Baby a larger platform to expand and grow its ecommerce.

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to Harbor Compounding Pharmacy, many insurance plans are dropping coverage of compounded medications -- but some insurance plans still do cover for these custom formulations. Harbor Compounding Pharmacy provides resources and referrals to patients to find insurance coverage for their compounded medications during open enrollment 2016.

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ArteQuesta announces its new software for art collectors, the Art Portfolio Management System. 'From a collector's standpoint, our software offers simplicity for managing a collection without cutting corners or lowering standards,' comments Rayah Levy, ArteQuesta's Founder and Director.
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Brown today signed SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). The bill will protect California children...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Brown signed AB 1164, legislation that will prohibit local governments from banning water-conscious landscaping at private...
Anthony Rendon

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown today approved Assembly Bill 530, Assemblyman Anthony Rendon’s (D-Lakewood) proposal to create a comprehensive...

MONTECITO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's the luxury real estate opportunity of a lifetime. The Semair Farm Estate located in Montecito, Calif. is available for the first time in nearly 40 years and sealed bids are due by Nov. 18 via Sage Auctions LLC.
Tyrone Bledsoe, Ph.D.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB), a 501(c)(3) educational organization, will host a black tie gala in celebration...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Brown signed AB 827 by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) into law. The...

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'Before I Die' walls, a new interactive art exhibit with installations cropping up around the world - including one now being planned by Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes the weekend of October 16 - is providing a much-needed opportunity to pause for reflection.

HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Usual Suspects, a progressive rock band with a bluesy soul, is making an appearance at the Sainte Rock in Hermosa Beach, Calif. on October 25, 2015. They will also be promoting their debut CD - 'Back to Zero.'
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), joined by members of his committee on Consumer Protection and Privacy, authored AB 1116,...
30 Days to Make a Difference

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) President Lewis MacAdams announced today that FoLAR is launching a campaign...

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tom Del Beccaro, former Chairman of the California Republican Party and U.S. Senate candidate, today announced Economist Larry Kudlow's endorsement of him for U.S. Senate.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) and the members of his Assembly Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection marked a...
Calif Gov Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills, which include:...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Brown signed AB 1492, legislation by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), which revamps and improves California’s DNA-testing...

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that PHH Mortgage (PHH), one of the largest providers of residential mortgages in the United States, has signed a multi-year license agreement to use its expansive set of products to help ensure compliance with the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) recently reintroduced a bill to protect American families from...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 708 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), which will address childhood hunger...

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 it hired Paul Yarbrough to manage new client on-boarding, its secondary marketing technology, and solution training.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) bill to establish a “Yellow Alert” system, allowing law-enforcement officials to engage drivers in...

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, renowned Marin California straight chiropractor, warns, 'Fall has begun. With that, the annual media blitz to convince us all to line up, like sheep, for the flu shot.'

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRGI), Urban Systems and Rhythm Engineering today announced they have joined forces to launch a strategic Smart City Alliance - a multi-company collaboration with the goal of designing and delivering a cloud-based, multifunction transportation solution that provides data and decision insights to metropolitan transportation managers, professionals and users.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Irene Bih Wakam, a family physician practicing in Ventura, Calif., has been awarded the 2015 Global Health Excellence Award from Student International Development Engagement (SIDE), a program in which students travel abroad to enrich their global experience and contribute to development issues