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PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Tamara L. Osborne has joined the firm's Affordable Housing and Community Development Practice as a partner based in Los Angeles. Prior to joining VLP, Ms. Osborne was Senior Vice President in the equity production group of a large national syndication company.
Chris Merrill

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Christopher Merrill, director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, has joined the lineup of literary talents featured at the 2016 Todos Santos Writers Workshop (TSWW) January 24 -30. The center for creative writing located in the historic pueblo magico of Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico is in its third year.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Empaxis Data Management, experts in middle and back-office outsourcing for investment management firms, recently announced expansion into the European market. Empaxis has opened an office in London and has launched Empaxis Europe Limited. Empaxis has also appointed Stefano Nocera to direct the European operations.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Olympian Justin Reiter (2014 - Sochi Winter Olympics US Alpine Snowboarding National Team), who rose to national fame in 2013 as the Olympic athlete who had made his pickup truck his home in order to afford top level training, has filed suit in Switzerland against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) seeking to modify the schedule for the 2018 and 2022 Winter Olympics.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced that it has extended its Military Search Service to locate active duty military personnel in other facets of consumer lending for compliance adherence.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment announces the debut comedy CD from the dynamic and talented KAT RADLEY. Hailing from Montclair, Virginia, Kat Radley began her stand-up comedian career as a contestant in Rooftop Comedy's National College Comedy Competition. After being voted into the Final Four by the public, Radley landed a coveted spot in the Aspen Comedy Festival.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTCQB:FBBN / OTCMKTS:FBBN) welcomes Tom Welch as Senior Vice President, SBA Department Manager and Tammy DeWitt as Vice President, SBA Loan Underwriting Manager to its seasoned team of Southern California bankers. Both Mr. Welch and Ms. Dewitt have been in the banking industry for 37 years and both have over 27 years of SBA and conventional lending and relationship management experience.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In December 2014, a Court of Appeal dealt a blow to law enforcement and the use of DNA in...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As an African American dog photographer, director Foster Corder has always had a special affinity and vision for animals. Over the years, his photographic and film contributions have laid the groundwork for some of the most prominent canine experts in the field. With his two hit web series 'Foster's Animal World TV' and 'Conversations with a Pit Bull' he has solidified himself as a preeminent voice for thousands of dogs, particularly those abused and in the shelters.
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Senate has approved a measure by Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) that publicly...
Anthony Rendon

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Legislature unanimously approved a package of California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) reform measures proposed by Assemblyman Anthony...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ In some California cities, including the city of Glendale, residents are prohibited from installing drought-tolerant landscaping synthetic grass to reduce...
Isadore Hall III

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week , the California State Legislature has given its approval to a package of bills by Senator...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Author Gloria Goldwater opens our eyes to the Golden Age of hip-hop music, as it grew from a localized sub-culture to a worldwide lifestyle in 'SuperFly - My Untold Story of Hip-Hop' (ISBN: 978-0991356003). Her writing revisits her wide-eyed enthusiasm as she launched her improbable magazine publishing career, dedicating herself to a genre that was still unfamiliar to mainstream America and a wide array of artists who were just beginning what would become legendary careers.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A key reform by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) to increase financial-disclosure requirements and modernize the forms used by...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Senate today gave final approval to SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on a...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

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

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Reliable group counseling by certified experts is now available online, according to a group of therapists, psychologists, and consultants who have coalesced to form Growthnet, the world's largest multi-lingual network of Web-based group counselors. According to founders John Toomey, Amy Chang, and Savithri Gandhi, current technology allows services to be provided in several languages, with simultaneous interpretation soon to be available in 17 different tongues.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) today announced inclusion of CivicConnect Parking, the Company's high performing product from its 'Smart Cities' Portfolio, in California Mobile Gallery. The product was successfully implemented in San Diego as 'ParkItDTSD' and is featured in the Gallery under this name.

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's the early 1980's and the radio is blasting a catchy tune about a Chess game, 'One Night in Bangkok.' If you are old enough to remember this time you will also recall the confusion regarding the song. Such is the story too of the musical, 'Chess' being boldly staged by Art-In-Relation in Long Beach, Calif.
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Assembly today approved SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a bipartisan vote. The...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jeff Connelly has joined as senior vice president/client executive in EPIC's Greyling Insurance Brokers Division. He will be based in the firm's St. Louis, Mo. office.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) legislation to help reduce traffic and increase the efficiency of Los Angeles County’s freeway...
Anthony Rendon

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Legislature today approved Assembly Bill 530, Assemblyman Anthony Rendon’s (D-Lakewood) proposal to create a comprehensive restoration...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Legislature passed AB 827 by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach). AB 827 offers more support...
Congressman Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Senate yesterday gave final approval on a bill to address childhood hunger and improve access to the...
Anthony Rendon

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement after being selected to be the next Speaker of the...

PALM DESERT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC:FBBN / OTCMKTS:FBBN) announced the creation of its Coachella Valley Advisory Board. This board is comprised of prominent members of the business community in the Desert Cities region who will help increase the bank's presence and market awareness while providing valuable input to better understand the business needs in the Coachella Valley.
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 505, authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). The bill will ensure that...
ReverseVision

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, Inc. is spotlighting a HECM reverse mortgage origination by Oregon-based Directors Mortgage, a Pacific-Northwest focused full service mortgage banking firm, as it illustrates an ideal application of the product that allows qualified homeowners age 62 or older to access a portion of their home equity as a financial resource, and eliminates the need to make house payments.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Everyone is running back to school specials, but one local women's anti-aging spa, Renew You Center, is excited to announce its September special, 'Back to You.' It runs from Sept. 1-30, 2015.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ann Randolph's award winning solo show 'LOVELAND' returns to The Marsh along with a transformative interaction workshop on Good Grief following each performance. 'LOVELAND' is directed by Joshua Townshend-Zellner and presented Saturdays at 5 p.m., September 12 - October 17 at The Marsh San Francisco.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has again been named a 'Best Place to Work in the North Bay' winner by the North Bay Business Journal.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Steve Comisar is an actor who has appeared in dozens of movies, television shows, and commercials. He is also serving a federal prison sentence for fraud. In July, Obama commuted the sentences of 48 federal prisoners. Comisar's petition should already be on the President's desk, ready for his next round of releases.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Calif. State Assembly approved legislation to reduce the number of hit-and-runs by a vote of 68-0,...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 5 Bars, a leading innovator in distributed antenna systems (DAS) and Wi-Fi wireless services for intelligent infrastructure, announced today an agreement to develop the City of Sacramento's Wireless Master Plan.
Phil Rasori

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, has been named to National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine's 2015 'Top 25 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals' list.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending cooperative, today announced the formal approval of eight 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/ -- Cyber threats are one of the most significant risks businesses and individuals face today, says EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants. High profile breaches in the past few years have highlighted the substantial impact and significant costs associated with these attacks.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today Calif. Governor Brown and Assemblyman Gatto (D-Glendale) announced the participating agencies of the California Innovation Award, established by...