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Street Artist Takes MONOPOLY Money for Art, Paints Oscar Winner Adrien Brody’s Car as Game Piece

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — CACA (Cory Allen Contemporary Art) announces that L.A. street artist ‘ALEC Monopoly’ will bring the game of MONOPOLY to life at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles, where the artist plans to sell one of his popular pieces for MONOPOLY money and create a designer game piece with Actor Adrien Brody’s ’64 Pontiac Catalina.

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AMT Datasouth Corporation releases new Documax 5380 narrow carriage serial-dot-matrix (SDM) printer

CAMARILLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — AMT Datasouth is pleased to introduce the new Documax(R) 5380 narrow carriage (80 column), serial-dot-matrix (SDM) printer. The Documax 5380 is the latest printer to carry the storied Documax badge. It features the latest technology in motors, drivers and electronics. The Documax 5380 sets a new standard for cost of ownership and reliability.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center welcomes Derek Thomas as Chief Strategy Officer in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Derek Thomas as Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Principal. Thomas brings to EPIC 25+ years of progressive experience and leadership within insurance brokerage firms, Internet and e-commerce companies, as well as the non-profit sector.

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Los Angeles-Based OGI Mortgage Bankers Lauds LendingQB for Loan Origination System Implementation

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced today that they successfully implemented their web-based, mortgage lending platform for OGI Mortgage Bankers, a fast-growing mortgage lender based in Los Angeles. Within seven weeks of signing a contract, OGI was able to launch and begin using a fully custom configured LendingQB platform immediately.

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Renowned photographer Wayne Schoenfeld returns to the big top in ‘Circus of the Heart’ his celebrated Icons Iconoclasts circus trilogy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Renowned photographer Wayne Schoenfeld returns to the big top in ‘Circus of the Heart,’ the completion of his celebrated Icons/Iconoclasts circus trilogy, the largest contemporary photographic series of the 1930′s North American circus, February 26, at LA Circus.

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Interthinx has released its quarterly Mortgage Fraud Risk Report covering data collected in the fourth quarter of 2012

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Interthinx, a Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ: VRSK) subsidiary, and a leading provider of comprehensive risk mitigation solutions for the financial services industry, has released its quarterly ‘Mortgage Fraud Risk Report,’ covering data collected in the fourth quarter of 2012.

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New Remo Recover for Windows version 4.0 features a new metro style interface and is now Windows 8 compatible

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Remo Software, which is known for its robust tools to Recover, Erase, Optimize and Manage data has launched a new version of Remo Recover. The Remo Recover for Windows 4.0 features a new ‘metro’ style interface and is now Windows 8 compatible. The software is now available for purchase from its official website.

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The Surf Sak from Seth Schiller Enterprises is first compact dual-purpose adjustable clothes changing invention for beach sports

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Surf Sak from Seth Schiller Enterprises is the first compact dual-purpose adjustable clothes changing invention made with 100 percent waterproof-nylon material that allows all who ‘towel-change’ at the beach, to do so without the need of a towel.

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Second annual Diamonds and Dance Gala to honor Donalyn Kling and support the Charles A. Maple, Sr. Scholarship

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Maple Youth Ballet along with Black, Starr & Frost, presents the second annual Diamonds & Dance Gala on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 5 – 8 p.m. at Black, Starr & Frost’s harbor side location in Newport Beach. The gala will honor Donalyn Kling of the Kling Family Foundation, who has been a dedicated patron of the Maple Youth Ballet.

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Health Mate Infrared Sauna will make its Hollywood debut at a private Academy Awards Celebrity Gift Suite event

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Health Mate Infrared Sauna will make its Hollywood ‘debut’ at a private Academy Awards Celebrity Gift Suite event, it was announced by Sang Lee, Vice President of Sales for Health Mate Saunas, a division of PLH Products Inc.

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Insurance broker Mike McMullen honored by Risk and Insurance magazine for outstanding solutions and service in alternative energy

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announced today that Risk and Insurance Magazine has recognized managing principal Mike McMullen as one of 2013′s alternative energy ‘Power Brokers.’ McMullen was chosen as a ‘Power Broker’ for his groundbreaking presentation of risk to the alternative energy market.

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Museum of History in Granite having press preview of 100-foot granite ‘History of the United States of America’ monument

FELICITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Appropriately on Washington’s Birthday, Feb. 22, 2013, at 10:45 a.m. PST, the Museum of History in Granite is having the first and only preview for the press of the 100-foot granite ‘History of the United States of America’ monument.

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Interthinx White Paper ‘A Proven Approach to Stress Testing’ on Retail Loan Portfolios Offers Best Practices for Lenders

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Predictive Analytics Group at Interthinx, a Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) subsidiary, announced today the availability of a white paper outlining its recommendations for conducting stress testing on retail lending portfolios: ‘A Proven Approach to Stress Testing Consumer Loan Portfolios.’

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Northwest Pipe employees complete San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board process improvement program

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Employees of Northwest Pipe, a leading manufacturer of welded steel pipe, have completed the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (SBCWIB) process improvement program. Completion of this program has done more than increase employee productivity and safety, it has created new jobs.

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New DAX 4.0 Interface and Dynamic Features Unveiled in First 2013 Training Session for Film and TV Industry Pros

CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A total of 104 film and TV production personnel from key Hollywood unions and guilds, as well as current show staffers and freelancers, received official certification as qualified users of DAX, the industry’s leading digital production workflow and media management application, during a free training session conducted Feb. 9, at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank.

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PR Grant Deadline for Cause Marketing Extended by Neotrope – Ten U.S. Charities to Receive $50K in Grants for 2013

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Neotrope CEO Christopher L. Simmons today announced a two week extension to today’s deadline for worthy causes to apply for the company’s annual Non-Profit PR Grants for 2013; the new deadline will be Feb. 28 at close of business. This year, 10 U.S. based charitable non-profits will receive in-kind grants totaling $50,000.

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On ‘Market Wrap with Moe Ansari,’ Financial Consultant and Author Ed Carlson Discusses How to Time Stock Market Cycles

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Feb. 20, ‘Market Wrap with Moe Ansari’ will host Ed Carlson, author of ‘George Lindsay’s An Aid to Timing’ (ISBN: 978-0615720371). There are many methodologies for deciding when to buy and sell in the stock market, and the right advice can be invaluable.

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California’s Fastest Growing Brokerage Continues to Attract Top Talent: EPIC adds Principal George Descalso

SAN MATEO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added George Descalso as a property and casualty insurance producer and principal in its San Mateo office. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Descalso’s insurance career spans 30 years.

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Written and directed by international chanteuse, Juliet Annerino, ‘The Lord’s Lover’ breaks conventional boundaries of modern stage

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Written and directed by international chanteuse, Juliet Annerino, ‘The Lord’s Lover’ breaks conventional boundaries of modern stage with cabaret, performance art, live music, dramatic theater, exotic dance, and cutting edge video imagery. The intricacies of human sexuality and controversial themes of desire and ‘free will’ are explored and celebrated.

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The Compliance Group Inc offers CFPB Compliance Management System Services

SAN MARCOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Leading mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), now offers services supporting mortgage lenders’ adaptation to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB’s) Compliance Management System requirements.

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The Maple Youth Ballet presents the enchanting adaptation of ‘Snow White’ to Orange County dance audiences

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Maple Youth Ballet presents the enchanting adaptation of ‘Snow White’ to Orange County dance audiences. Conceived by award-winning choreographer and Artistic Director Charles Maple, this unique production is sure to transport families to a ‘fairytale world of magic, drama and romance.’

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Bluewater Grill and Alegria Fresh to host March 7 five-course celebration featuring sustainable seafood and greens

TUSTIN, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Two Orange County leaders in sustainability, Alegria Farm and Bluewater Grill, are teaming up to host a natural, healing foods celebration consisting entirely of ingredients grown or harvested locally with the least environmental impact possible.

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San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Recruits Unemployed Young Adults for @LIKE Project

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is recruiting unemployed young adults, ages 18 to 24, for the launch of the Linking Innovation Knowledge and Employment project (@LIKE). @LIKE is a collaborative effort among three of the region’s Workforce Investment Boards, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties.

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Phil Rasori of MCT Trading named a ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professional Under 40′ for Third Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MCT Trading, Inc., a leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced today that that Phil Rasori, the company’s COO and Head Trader, has earned a spot on National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40′ list for the third time.

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Housing industry veteran Elliot Light launches New Home Nexus to serve Calif. homebuilders, investors, asset managers and financial institutions

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Housing industry veteran Elliot Light announced today the formation of New Home Nexus (NHN). NHN is a marketing, sales and advertising firm that connects buyers and builders, maximizing consumer satisfaction and builder success. From initial due diligence to final sale, New Home Nexus will serve homebuilders, investors, asset managers and financial institutions throughout Southern California.

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Online Jewelry Retailer Angara presents 2013 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Online luxury diamond retailer Angara launches their 2013 ‘Valentine’s Day Gift Guide’ with a selection of unique jewelry which is sure to make your loved one feel special. Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? You can’t go wrong with a beautiful piece of jewelry.

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Southern Secondary Market Conference 2013: LendingQB to talk about ‘You Configure vs. We Configure’ tech

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that it will be exhibiting at the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association annual Southern Secondary Market Conference for the first time. The event will be held at the Marriott Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center in Houston.

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Bringing the WOW to Visual Arts Education: New Horizons Launches Photography and Digital Arts Training

ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ — New classes will begin on March 18, 2013 for the New Horizons Photography and Digital Arts Program. ‘The Photography and Digital Arts Program is a linear education system that meets California State Curriculum standards and eligible for Veterans Administration benefits GI Bill funding, as well as student financing.

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Calumet Gallery announces ‘Edge of Thought,’ a thematic exhibition from fine art photographer James Maxwell

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calumet Gallery announces ‘Edge of Thought,’ a thematic exhibition from fine art photographer James Maxwell. A native of Tennessee now residing in Pismo Beach, Maxwell is an artist who works at several levels: sculptor; innovative architect; and as a photographer who is equally at home with digital printing as well as alternative photographic processes using a traditional wet darkroom.

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Jennifer Haley joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center as Benefits Consultant in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of Jennifer Haley as an employee benefits consultant in its Northern California Employee Benefits Division. Haley brings twelve years of experience in the delivery of employee benefits solutions.

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Many Names Have Never Been Spoken Here: exhibit at the Desert Light Gallery in the Kelso Visitors Center of the Mojave National Preserve

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Creating a fine art exhibit for Mojave National Preserve Artists in Residence program requires reflection, introspection, and then interpretation because artists have to develop a thematic from 1.6 million acres of visual communities and millenniums of history. Make it a Father and Son assignment that projects one voice, and the possibilities grow exponentially.

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Bucking the Economic Downturn, The Harman Press Expands with New North Hollywood Printing Facility and Adds Team Members

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In a move signaling an expansion of its commercial printing business, The Harman Press has re-located from its longtime address in Hollywood to a larger facility at 6840 Vineland Avenue, North Hollywood, and added personnel to its executive roster.

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Eight PCM of California Employees up for Community Associations Institute’s ‘Orange County Excellence in Community’ Awards

LAKE FOREST, Calif. /California Newswire/ — PCM of California, Inc., an Associa company, announced today that 8 employees as well as 9 volunteers in company-managed communities have been nominated for ‘Orange County Excellence in Community’ Awards presented by the Orange County Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAIOC).

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Interior Design iPhone App free from Remodel or Move named one of the 10 most acclaimed apps in 2012 by QualityIndex

SUNNYVALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Interior Design iPhone App available free from Remodel or Move was named one of the 10 most acclaimed apps in 2012 by QualityIndex. The report, published January 7, 2013, explained, ‘It’s not too hard to find the best selling titles in the App Store, but what about the highest-quality examples?’

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Celebrated artist John Waguespack returns home for art exhibition showcasing the Southeast’s preeminent artists

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Atlanta-born John Waguespack will unveil three new art works – ‘Spring Forward,’ ‘Red Sea at Dawn’ and ‘Black Alaskan Waters’ – which beautifully illustrate his broad range of artistic styles at Spotlight on Art for Trinity School Feb. 4-9.

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San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Helps C-PAK Industries Inc. Hire the Right People at the Right Time

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — C-PAK Industries, Inc., a leading custom rotational molding company in San Bernardino, recently expanded its team by hiring eight employees through the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board’s On-the-Job Training program.

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Interthinx LookAhead Enhancement Helps Lenders Meet New Federal Stress-Testing Requirements

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Predictive Analytics group at Interthinx, a Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) subsidiary, today announced the availability of new industry data for LookAhead(R). Powered by the patented Dual-time Dynamics approach, LookAhead can now be purchased with industry data sourced from Equifax and used by retail lenders across all consumer asset classes.

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CFPB Rules Put Mortgage Servicers in the Customer Service Business says The Compliance Group President Annemaria Allen

SAN MARCOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Annemaria Allen, founder and president of leading mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), encourages mortgage servicers to embrace a ‘borrower-adaptive’ attitude in light of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB’s) final mortgage servicing rules.

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Healing Foods Cooking Class with Chef Yolande Smith Teaches How to Identify and Prepare Delicious Healing Cuisine

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Alegria Farm announces that Yolande Smith, a holistic healer, natural foods chef and nutrition expert has joined the Alegria Fresh team. Smith’s focus is to show people how to rid themselves of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, obesity and heart disease by better understanding how food can heal and assist those who wish to feel better.

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Kevin Miller joins Mortgage Capital Trading to provide clients with independent analysis, training, hedging strategies and loan sale execution services

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MCT Trading, Inc., a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that Kevin Miller has joined the company in the capacity of trading analyst. Miller will work on MCT’s capital markets trading team to provide clients with independent analysis, training, hedging strategies and loan sale execution services.

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