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Free News Articles is serving up fresh brain food for Content Marketeers

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Neotrope today announced updated ‘food for content marketing’ available on Free News Articles(TM), an online resource launched in 2005 providing no-cost idea starters for bloggers, newsletter editors, and modern content marketers. With the explosion in the content marketing field, savvy bloggers can get tons of quick ideas in one place.

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Gregg Holsapple joins ReverseVision, Inc. as Product Strategist in Reverves Mortgage Tech Industry

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision, Inc., a leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Gregg Holsapple has joined as Product Strategist. In this role, Holsapple will have responsibility for product and program analysis, developing requirements and building out our product design process.

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ReverseVision to add Coester VMS to its Integrated Technology for Reverse Mortgage Lender Workflow

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision, Inc. today announced an agreement to add CoesterVMS’s appraisal services to RV Exchange – ReverseVision’s Reverse Loan Origination System (RLOS) platform. Reverse mortgage lenders use RV Exchange for the full lifecycle of the loan-from initial proposal through application, underwriting, closing and post-closing.

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Sabadell United Bank grows residential loan volume 200 percent, reduces cycle times 20 percent using OpenClose platform

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — OpenClose, a leading end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, today announced at the MBA’s National Technology Conference that Florida-based Sabadell United Bank, N.A. has realized superior results along with supporting metrics since implementing its multi-channel lending automation platform.

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Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Announces Bill to Support Career Technical Education and the SCROC – AB 2216

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chair of the Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, has announced the introduction of his bill, Assembly Bill 2216. AB 2216 would protect funding for Career Technical Education (CTE) and Regional Occupation Centers and Programs (ROCPs) like the Southern California Regional Occupational Center (SoCal ROC) in Torrance. […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 13, 2014 including to California Naturopathic Medicine Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday announced the following appointments: First, Daniel Arguello, 67, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the California Department of Veterans Affairs Mexican American Veterans’ Memorial Beautification and Enhancement Committee. Arguello has been principal at Daniel R. Arguello and Associates since 1997. He […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments to CSU Board of Trustees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments to the California State University Board of Trustees: First, Adam Day, 44, of Alpine, has been the assistant tribal manager for the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation since 2002. He was general manager at NCG Porter Novelli […]

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Calif. Governor Brown, Treasurer Lockyer Kick-Start California PACE Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and State Treasurer Bill Lockyer announced key actions approved late yesterday to help revive and expand the popular Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, which makes residential energy and water efficiency projects more affordable and accessible for California homeowners by enabling them […]

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WikiBusiness Corp. to bring Credibility and Transparency to Digital Information for Businesses using Crowd Sourcing

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The launch of WikiBusiness in association with Wikipedia on January 7, 2014, gave a completely new dimension to the digital information available for businesses, professionals and companies. Using the Wiki framework of crowd sourced aggregated and verified information, this is by far the most credible encyclopedia for businesses all over the world, says WikiBusiness Corp.

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25th Annual Laguna College of Art and Design Event to Honor Philanthropists Terry Smith and Wayne Peterson

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announces its Collector’s Choice 25th Anniversary Celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the main campus, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA, 92651. The 25th Annual Collector’s Choice honors Terry Smith and Wayne Peterson, as honorary chairs.

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Green Songs to Sing Along to: Children’s Sing-Along Songs Help Families Celebrate Spring and St. Patrick’s Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — After a heavy winter in many parts of the U.S., parents of small children all around the country may be in a celebratory mood as they anticipate letting their children once again enjoy the great outdoors. Adding to the fun is the availability of many songs and albums from the Ruth Roberts children songbook collection, including ‘St. Patrick’s Day Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone.’

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Calif. Assemblyman Ken Cooley Appointed as Chair of Select Committee on Foster Care

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) was appointed Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Foster Care. In this role, Cooley will lead his colleagues in developing policy addressing the ever-changing needs of kids in California’s foster care system. “California’s foster care system is not as effective as it […]

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ReverseVision, Inc. announces that 360 Mortgage Group will be using ReverseVision’s reverse loan origination system, RV Exchange

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision, Inc. today announced that 360 Mortgage Group LLC, a privately-owned mortgage banker with a primary focus on third-party origination, has joined the growing ranks of reverse mortgage lenders and will be using ReverseVision’s reverse loan origination system (RLOS), RV Exchange.

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Digital Dailies company DAX LLC to be acquired by Prime Focus Technologies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology subsidiary of Prime Focus (BSE:532748) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DAX LLC, a leading provider of cloud-based production workflow and media asset management applications to the entertainment industry.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 7, 2014 including to California State Council on Developmental Disabilities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Rebecca Stilling, 59, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy director of California Department of Technology, Information Technology Project Oversight and Consulting Division. Stilling has been chief information officer and deputy director of the Technology Services Division at […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Names South Bay Education Advocate as 2014 Woman of the Year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) selected Leanne Huebner, an Executive Board Member for the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation, as the South Bay’s 2014 Woman of the Year. Huebner was honored on the Assembly Floor at the Capitol as part of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus’ “Women of the Year” event […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Introduces Legislation to Prevent Excessive School Administrator Compensation – AB 2710

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chair of Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, announced his introduction of Assembly Bill 2710, a bill that would ensure greater transparency and accountability to prevent excessive school superintendent compensation packages such as that recently reported in the Centinela Valley Union High School District. […]

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Mortgage industry expert Mark Johnson joins ReverseVision as Customer Support Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision, a leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that industry expert Mark Johnson has joined its team in the role of Customer Service Manager. Johnson, who brings more than twenty years of reverse mortgage expertise, replaces Joseph Rinner who has moved into the role of Product Manager.

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Bugatta, the highly esteemed bar, restaurant, events and wedding venue, hosted CBS wrap party for ‘The Crazy Ones’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Bugatta Supper Club, which has been hosting wrap parties for hit TV shows, movies, extravagant weddings and even the Academy Awards, today announced that it hosted the wrap party for the CBS hit comedy, ‘The Crazy Ones,’ starring Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. The party featured some of the tastiest drinks and mouthwatering food in Los Angeles.

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California Inventor Patents New Way to Support Windmill Blades and Triple Amount of Energy Extracted from the Wind

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — U.S. inventor Kamen George Kamenov today announced that he has patented a new way to support windmill blades and to triple the amount of energy extracted from the wind. U.S. Patent #8629570 has been assigned to these wind turbine blades with reinforcing, supporting and stabilizing components and enlarged swept area.

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Mission from Hollywood to Berlin Tackling Licensing and Copyright led by National Association of Record Industry Professionals

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) led a delegation on a mission of commerce, culture and copyright advocacy from Hollywood to Berlin during September 2013 to stimulate entertainment economic activities in both countries. The mission resulted in music placements in American productions, including a German artist, and renewed interest in international creative collaborations.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Drought Legislation to assist drought-affected communities and provide funding to better use local water supplies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Saturday, as California grapples with the driest period in its history, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed legislation to assist drought-affected communities and provide funding to better use local water supplies. “Legislators across the aisle have now voted to help hard-pressed communities that face water shortages,” said Governor Brown. […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments to the California Gambling Control Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced the following appointments. Tiffany Conklin, 34, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the California Gambling Control Commission, where she has served since 2010. Conklin was an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University from 2008 to 2010 and chief of staff for California […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 28, 2014 including to State Board of Food and Agriculture

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Donald Bransford, 66, of Colusa, has been appointed to the California State Board of Food and Agriculture, where he has served since 2006. Bransford has been the owner and president of Bransford Farms since 1980. Bransford is […]

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Mojave National Preserve’s Artist-in-Residence program to feature ‘Mojave Moonlight’ by Photographer Tom Lowe

BARSTOW, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ‘Creating a fine art exhibit for Mojave National Preserve’s Artist-in-Residence program requires reflection, introspection, and then interpretation,’ says Linda Slater, Chief of Interpretation, ‘because artists have to develop a thematic from 1.6 million acres of visual communities and millennia of history.’

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center welcomes Senior Consultant Cheryl Doege in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Cheryl Doege as a senior consultant to their national employee benefits consulting practice. Doege brings 23 years of experience in human resources and benefits consulting to EPIC with specialties in benefit program design and funding strategies.

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Calif. Congressman Cárdenas Legislation: Stop Putting Kids in Solitary or in Jail for Skipping School

WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), co-author of the landmark Schiff-Cárdenas Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act of 2000 in California, today introduced two bills to reform the incarceration and confinement of juveniles in the United States. The Protecting Youth from Solitary Confinement Act addresses a critical oversight in jails […]

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New Water Source for Drought-Scarred California – Landmark Recycled-Water Bill as Water Crisis Looms – AB 2282

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Although the Legislature cannot make it rain, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) is doing the next best thing: creating new sources of clean water. Assemblyman Gatto introduced AB 2282 last week, which requires the state to adopt building standards for recycled water in newly constructed commercial and residential buildings, […]

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Five Queens and a Robot Win Top Honors at Los Angeles FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Championship Tournament

MONROVIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot won the top Inspire Award at the Los Angeles FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Regional Championship Tournament held at Monrovia this past Saturday, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today. Along with six other teams from cities ranging from Santa Barbara to San Diego, they advance to compete with top teams from eleven western states.

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Planese helps develop new mobile app from North Twin Builders, useful to homeowners, remodelers, and home builders

SUNNYVALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ‘When the deep freeze of February is slowing everything down, that is when my business starts to pick up,’ says John Volkmann, owner of North Twin Builders, based in Wisconsin and Michigan. ‘With my mobile app I am better able to help those interested in a new home or a remodel in Northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan find design ideas as they start planning for their summer get away to the Northwoods.’

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In Arizona event, MCT’s Phil Rasori to Participate in CMLA Session on Washington Lending Legislation

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MCT Trading, Inc., a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, today announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, will share his insight on an upcoming panel assembled by the Community Mortgage Lenders of America (CMLA), which is designed to address legislative issues and trending that will impact mortgage lending in 2014. The panel is being held in Phoenix, Ariz. on March 2.

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JR Calanoc and Nancy Hwang of OVS present at Think Global to Grow Your Business – Best Practices in Outsourcing

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — One Virtual Source (OVS), in collaboration with the Philippine Trade and Investment Center – Silicon Valley presented to a crowd of entrepreneurs, startups and technology managers, discussing best practices in leveraging international software companies as a way to reduce costs and drive business growth.

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Galorath Inc. reaches agreement with Dassault Systemes to integrate SEER for Manufacturing with CATIA product design application

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Galorath, Inc. today announced that it has reached an agreement with Dassault Systemes to integrate SEER for Manufacturing with CATIA, the world’s leading application for product design and innovation. For many companies, cost estimating is a very fragmented activity and the inclusion of SEER’s Cost Estimator in CATIA will allow manufacturers to initially model and test composite manufacturing processes and tradeoffs during the earliest and most preliminary stages of design.

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Deadline near for Calif. Assemblyman Gatto’s ‘Wiki Bill’ – First-of-its-Kind Bill Prepares for Next Step in Legislative Process

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that he is taking the next step in introducing the nation’s first ever “wiki bill” – encouraging interested individuals to finalize and submit their proposed legislative language to amend California’s Probate Code by March 7, 2014. The Probate Code covers matters such […]

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center’s Jim Gillette Honored as a 2014 ‘Retail Industry Power Broker’

SAN MATEO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a nationally expanding retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced that Jim Gillette has been named as a 2014 Risk and Insurance Retail Industry Power Broker. Kathleen Felderman, managing principal and the leader of EPIC’s national real estate practice, was also recognized as a 2014 Real Estate Industry Power Broker Finalist.

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Legislation to Ban Sale of Confederate Flag on California State Property Introduced – AB 2444

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles) introduced AB 2444, which would prohibit the sale of the Confederate flag or items bearing the image of the Confederate flag on property owned or operated by the State of California. For many, the Confederate flag is a symbol of racism, […]

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