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Valerie Gotten

Valerie Gotten
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Valerie G has been an editor with California Newswire for several years, is a gifted theremin player, can quote copious lines from 'Red Dwarf' and also knows where her towel is. Oddly, she does not drive, nor does she take the bus. She identifies as both human and democrat.

Bank of Southern California Provides $5 Million in Financing to OWB Real Estate Holdings, LLC

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Daniel P. Douglas Cold War Sci-Fi Thriller Short Script ‘Glimpse’ Advances in 2016 Page International Screenwriting Awards

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Mexico-based writer Daniel P. Douglas announces his science fiction Cold War thriller short script, "Glimpse," has advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2016 Page International Screenwriting Awards. The awards competition was established in 2003 by an alliance of Hollywood producers, agents, and development executives.

Baldor Specialty Foods and Whole Foods Market Inc. Announce The Baldor Forager Launch at New Williamsburg Store

HUNTS POINT, N.Y., July 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Baldor Specialty Foods, the premier ingredient source for NYC's best chefs, today announced a collaboration with Whole Foods Market's Northeast Region that will make the company's selection of unique culinary items available to home cooks for the first time through an in-store, digital kiosk called The Baldor Forager which will launch exclusively on July 26 in coordination with the grand opening of Whole Food Market Williamsburg.

RSU 74 Becomes First Maine School District to Select Synergy

MESA, Ariz., July 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems has been selected by RSU #74 to implement their industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform to meet the district's student information, learning management and assessment needs. RSU #74 is the first school administrative unit (SAU) in Maine to select Synergy since Edupoint was selected by the Maine Department of Education as the sole provider of a State Level Student Information and Reporting System (SSIRS) to aggregate data from all SAUs for Maine's 180,000 students.

SSA Music Signs West Coast Indie Label Big West Music

GLENSIDE, Pa., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SSA Music announced today that they have signed a Worldwide Administration and Licensing agreement with San Diego based Indie label Big West Music. This deal brings together the highly regarded administration of SSA with the powerhouse creatives of Big West in a partnership that will strengthen both players' positions in their markets.

Searching for a new home just got bigger and better with TOPTEN!

MILPITAS, Calif., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Margate CRA Approves Development Agreement with New Urban Communities for 36-Acre City Center Project

MARGATE, Fla., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On July 12, 2016, the Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (MCRA) approved an agreement with South Florida's New Urban Communities for development of a 36-acre mixed use town center at State Road 7 and Margate Boulevard. The plan will provide 968 apartment units, 100,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurants, an 80+ room hotel, and numerous civic uses--all within walking distance of each other.

Demand is growing for more effective elimination of surgical smoke from ORs

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to I.C. Medical, Inc., smoke from surgical procedures, often called "plume," is a carcinogen that contains toxic chemicals, viable bacteria, viruses, and mutagenic substances. Exposure to plume poses risk to the health of surgeons, nurses, OR staff, as well as patients.

Lead Sled Devil Tattoo of Oklahoma City, OK is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rejuvatek Medical Inc., officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater Oklahoma City area with Lead Sled Devil Tattoo's Jimmy Vegas. The Oklahoma City location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state.

When Long-Term Care Insurance Benefits Run Out, What Next? A Trending ‘Partnership’ System Offers a Fix, ACSIA Partners Reports

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A relatively new species of long-term care policies called Partnership Plans has become widely available and could be a good option for many, according to ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies.

Red Blood/Black Ink – A Call to Stop Bloodshed

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Remy Lyon announces 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.

Aspired Vision Studio of El Paso, Texas is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

EL PASO, Texas, July 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rejuvatek Medical Inc. officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater El Paso area with Aspired Vision Studio's Mike Alqasimmi. The El Paso location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as a Tatt2Away Studio Center in the state. Bringing into their high quality of service and products, the all-natural system.

Another 23 Counties Across South, Midwest Adopt Simplifile E-Recording

PROVO, Utah, July 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced it has expanded its e-recording network with the addition of 23 county recording offices across the South and Midwest.

Shopping for Long Term Care Insurance Easy — Plans Affordable

CHICAGO, Ill., July 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- More people than ever are looking at ways to safeguard their future retirement income from the financial costs and burdens of Long Term Health Care, says Matt McCann, a nationally known expert on Long Term Care Planning. These costs can have a dramatic impact on a person's 401(k), 403(b), IRA and other assets.

Evolve Bank & Trust Selects ReverseVision Exchange (RVX) Loan Origination Software

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS 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).

Destruction of Ozone Depleting Methyl Bromide used for Imports and Exports

MARLTON, N.J., July 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Value Recovery, Inc. (VR), a company supplying emission controls to the fumigation industry, announced today that it achieved an unprecedented milestone for controlling methyl bromide used to kill invasive insects hitchhiking on imported and exported goods.

Mission Music to give the gift of music to children in Philadelphia

PINE HILL, N.J., July 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mission Music, a nonprofit agency that provides underserved youth with access to musical instruments and lessons regardless of their ability to pay, is donating a half dozen acoustic guitars to The Village of Arts and Humanities in Philadelphia, Pa., at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016

EaseUS is Now Rolling out New Data Recovery Wizard 10.5

CHENGDU, China and NEW YORK, N.Y., July 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EaseUS officially launches Data Recovery Wizard 10.5 for this summer; a major upgrade in data recovery efficiency and recovery rate. EaseUS data recovery software to get everything lost back involves less effort and rescues all lost data fast as it is supposed to be. Newly customized Russian and Norwegian edition caters to local data recovery practices in both regions.

Remo MORE to Make its Parental Control Solution Highly Reliable and Secure

BANGALORE, India, July 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Remo Software, a consumer software company providing tools to protect & manage data and devices, announces that its flagship product for home device management and parental control - Remo MORE - is now completely deployed on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, increasing the availability, scalability & security of this advanced solution.

New Dating App Focuses on Hearts not Heads

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Most online dating profiles start with a request to upload a headshot, but this newly-launched dating app has something else in mind. The Hart app from Hydroponic LLC is the first dating app that features no headshots, but focuses on creativity instead.

New Commercial-Grade Milk and Sugar Dispenser Provides 3 Varieties of Milk, 3 Varieties of Sweeteners with Touch of a Button

PRINCETON, N.J., July 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inventions Oasis is seeking a joint venture partner to help bring to market a new patent-pending product - the Sav-A-Lot(TM) - a commercial-grade, milk and sugar dispenser designed for coffee shops and fast food restaurants.

Brand New Novel Challenges Stereotypes by Featuring a Muslim Heroine

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At the peak of a highly controversial election year, a new thriller for young-adults has recently been published featuring a teenaged Muslim girl as the protagonist. "The Storyteller and the Terrorist in Our Newsfeeds," by Amina Derbi, is about the rise and fall of seventeen-year-old Najmah Qamar, a passionate storyteller who ends up living through her worst fears as her tales come to life.

ReverseVision Celebrates Major Upgrades to ReverseVision Sales Accelerator (RVSA) Reverse Mortgage Origination Tool with ‘Closed-Loan Challenge’

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision today announced the release of key updates to ReverseVision Sales Accelerator (RVSA), a web-based loan origination tool specifically designed to assist loan officers with the sale of reverse mortgages. ReverseVision will celebrate the release with a "Closed-Loan Challenge" for loan officers who convert RVSA contacts into closed loans in ReverseVision Exchange (RVX) loan origination system (LOS) on or before October 31, 2016.

SothinkMedia Giveaway: Get a Lifetime Sothink Blu-ray Copy Totally for Free

BEIJING, China, July 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SothinkMedia Software, the famous multimedia software developer specializing in the field of DVD, Blu-ray and video backup technology, just announced a giveaway campaign, offering customers a very exceptional chance to get a special tailored version of its Blu-ray copy software which offers no free upgrade, or to win a lifetime normal version with free upgrades.

iFOS Awarded Contract to Provide NIFA with Audit Resolution and Grant Award Close Out Advisory Support Services

COLUMBIA, Md., July 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions(R) (iFOS), an emerging provider of innovative financial consulting and staff augmentation services for the Federal Government, received a contract award to provide grant audit resolution and close out advisory support services to the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA's), Office of Grants and Financial Management (OGFM).

Sunshine Capital, Inc. Acquires Small Cap Development, Inc. to Assist in Portfolio Acquisitions

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pinksheets: SCNP / OTC:SCNP) announces it has acquired Small Cap Development, Inc. to help with the execution of the Company's plan to acquire positions in multiple public companies.

Super Foods Author and Host Stephanie Pedersen Launches ‘Berry Extravaganza’ Event Saturday, July 9

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Super food celebrity author Stephanie Pederson hosts the peak "Berry Extravaganza," a free tele-summit event featuring a panel of today's "berry best" super food celebrity experts and authors, July 9-31, 2016.
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‘Empty Box of Wine’ Selected for San Francisco Frozen Film Festival

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Chart-topping musical artist and Los Angeles-based filmmaker Michael C. Perry today announced that his film "Empty Box of Wine" has been selected for the upcoming San Francisco Frozen Film Festival. Perry is the lead singer in the band, Jour Majesty, who last year rose to #2 on the indie folk charts; his entry into the film festival accompanies the upcoming Jour Majesty album, "Empty Box of Wine."

Libertarian Railroad Commission Candidate Mark Miller Wants Voters to Declare Independence from Two-Party Rule

AUSTIN, Texas, July 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Texas Libertarian Candidate Dr. Mark Miller urges voters to declare independence from two-party rule. With Govs. Gary Johnson and Bill Weld representing the Libertarian Party at the top of the ballot this year, the next highest contest in Texas will be the statewide election of Texas Railroad Commission, for which Miller is running.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Attends Florida Justice Association Board Of Directors Meeting

BRADENTON, Fla., July 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bernard Walsh of the personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh has attended the annual 2016 Florida Justice Association's convention and meeting of the board of directors. Held at The Breakers Palm Beach, the event draws Florida's most experienced plaintiff's attorneys from around the state.

Dayton Woman’s Club partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to deliver $1,300 in annual utility savings

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Dayton Woman's Club (DWC), an organization with roots that reach back 100 years into Dayton's past, is continuing with its efforts to blend the best of the past with the best of the present. It just completed a project to bring its lighting systems up to 21st century technology through a partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA.

The Pink Fund and Denver Area Fred Astaire Dance Studios Seek Breast Cancer Survivors for National Fundraising Event

DENVER, Colo., June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Are you a breast cancer survivor? Do you know a survivor? Has breast cancer affected your life in any way? If so, Dancing With The Survivors(R) presented by The Pink Fund, which returns to Denver on October 8, 2016 at The Galleria of Stone, is the event for you.

The Pink Fund and Houston Area Fred Astaire Dance Studios Seek Breast Cancer Survivors for Nationwide Fundraising Event

HOUSTON, Texas, June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Are you a survivor? Do you know a survivor? Has breast cancer affected your life in any way? If so, Dancing With The Survivors(R) presented by The Pink Fund, which makes its way to Houston on October 9, 2016 at the Crystal Ballroom Houston, is the event for you.

The Pink Fund and Fred Astaire Dance Studio – Bay Harbor Islands Seek Breast Cancer Survivors for Nationwide Fundraising Event

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Are you a survivor? Do you know a survivor? Has breast cancer affected your life in any way? If so, Dancing With The Survivors(R), presented by The Pink Fund and Fred Astaire Dance Studio - Bay Harbor Islands, and which returns to Miami Beach on September 25, 2016 at the Aventura Cultural Center, is the event for you.

Shorts Brewing Company Sponsors Adult Summer Camp

READING, Mich., June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adult Summer Camp Forever Fun, the Midwest's premier adult summer camp, is excited to add Shorts Brewing Company to the team. "The slogan of my camp is 'Everything you loved as a kid, plus craft beer!'" says Joel Paul Reisig, owner of Camp Forever Fun. "I want great beers at camp, and Shorts Brewing Company is one of the best."

EPIC’s Kathleen Felderman Named ‘Elite Woman 2016’ by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and DENVER, Colo., June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal, National Real Estate Practice Leader Kathleen Felderman has been named an "Elite Women 2016" by Insurance Business America.

Calif. State Leaders and Dental Plans Join Forces with the Center for Oral Health to Kick Off ‘Early Smiles’

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an unprecedented effort to address oral health disparities in the Sacramento region, the Center for Oral Health (COH), in partnership LIBERTY Dental Plan, Health Net and Access Dental plans, will kick off "Early Smiles" - a collaborative and innovative School Based Oral Health Program - today, at the State Capitol. The initiative has a goal of serving 12,000 children in Sacramento-area elementary schools in its first year.

Johnny Depp Statue Shows Concern for Dogs in Custody Battle with Amber Heard

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Teen sculptor Rodman Edwards has created a statue of Johnny Depp and his dogs in the midst of the actor's divorce proceedings with wife Amber Heard, portraying the actor as winning custody of their dogs. The sculpture, shown with saddened dogs, is being unveiled by Cory Allen Contemporary Art in St. Petersburg, Florida in August.

Systems Evolution, Inc. (SEI) Announces New Washington, D.C. Office – Opens July 1

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Systems Evolution, Inc. (SEI), an employee-owned business and technology management consulting firm consistently named one of Consulting Magazine's Top Places to Work, has opened a new location to serve clients in the Washington, D.C. metro area.

MostFit Adds Esteemed Athletes and Coaches to Master Trainer Team and Ramps Up for IDEA World and NSCA Conventions

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MostFit is swiftly growing its Master Trainer and Ambassador team to include renowned trainers and athletes who will represent the brand and products via trainings, certifications and conference presence.

Now There’s an App That Reminds Us to Put Down Our Phones and Enhance Human Connections

ORLANDO, Fla., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Mode, a new smartphone app that makes us more mindful of how we use our devices, debuts in the app stores. The Mode app tracks time spent in different modes of day-to-day life without interruption. It encourages users to put down their phones and to be more deliberate with technology use, enriching their lives and their human connections. Mode reminds us to enjoy life untethered from constant emails, texts and notifications.

iMobie Updates iOS Data Recovery Software PhoneRescue – Restore Lost Files from 25 Types, Even Directly to iPhone

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iMobie Inc. today announced the newly upgraded flagship product PhoneRescue 3 - the ONLY iOS data recovery solution available that can help users find and get back 25 types of mis-deleted, damaged or lost data on iPhone and iPad. It leaps past most rivals by bringing the most extensive and convenient recovery mode to market.

Simplifile Staffs Up to Support Mortgage Lender Initiatives

PROVO, Utah, June 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leader in electronic document and data workflow technology for lenders, settlement agents and counties, announced it has made several new hires in order to better support its mortgage lending clients and product lines.

Tenorshare Renames iPhone Care Pro to iCareFone

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tenorshare today announced officially it has changed the name of its iPhone Care Pro to iCareFone, the best iPhone care tool for the iOS users who are looking for online software to fix all iOS glitches.

EPIC’s Suzannah Gill to Present at Japan-America Society of Georgia’s ‘Attracting and Retaining Top Talent: Best Cultural, Legal Benefits Practices’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., June 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill will present at Japan-America Society of Georgia's (JASG) "Attracting & Retaining Top Talent: Best Cultural, Legal Benefits Practices" on Wednesday, June 29 at 4 p.m. at Barnes & Thornburg in Atlanta, Ga.

The Mortgage Collaborative Reaches $100B Origination Milestone

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the industry's only independent mortgage lending cooperative, has surpassed $100 Billion in originations with the addition of its 59th preferred member, Movement Mortgage.

Cambridge City Schools Green Team Closes Out Busy Year of Educational Activities

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Cambridge City Schools Green Team, a student group focused on sustainability that is sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA, made tremendous progress on advancing energy-related education during the school year.

Millimeter Wave Markets Poised for Explosive Growth

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to a new study by Thintri, Inc., systems based on millimeter wave technology are creating markets that will reach billion-dollar levels within a few years. The report, "Millimeter Waves: Emerging Markets," analyzes markets in telecommunications, imaging, consumer & automotive, defense & security and other sectors and finds that several are undergoing rapid growth, while others are in the early stages of market entry.

Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance Can Be Uniquely Frustrating, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're in the market for long-term care insurance, you may be in for a long, exasperating slog, according to ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies. "Unfortunately, LTC insurance isn't an easy thing to buy," says Denise Gott, the company's CEO.

EaseUS 9.2 Backup Solution Is Now Released to Explore New Areas in Delivering Maximum Protection for Home Users and Businesses

CHENGDU, China and NEW YORK, N.Y., June 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EaseUS has just launched Todo Backup Software 9.2 to intensify all-round backup and recovery features that protect personal digital life from disasters and make sure business continuity and even steady increase. For home users, data backup is basic routine for easy information safety. Moreover, EaseUS professional backup strategy integrates business properties with backup and recovery benefits to let business run healthily.

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