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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.

Phil Rasori of MCT Trading named a 'Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professional Under...

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.

Housing industry veteran Elliot Light launches New Home Nexus to serve Calif. homebuilders, investors,...

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.

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.

Southern Secondary Market Conference 2013: LendingQB to talk about 'You Configure vs. We Configure'...

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.

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

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.

Calumet Gallery announces 'Edge of Thought,' a thematic exhibition from fine art photographer James...

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.

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.

Many Names Have Never Been Spoken Here: exhibit at the Desert Light Gallery in...

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.

Bucking the Economic Downturn, The Harman Press Expands with New North Hollywood Printing Facility...

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.

Eight PCM of California Employees up for Community Associations Institute's 'Orange County Excellence in...

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).

Interior Design iPhone App free from Remodel or Move named one of the 10...

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?'

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.

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

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.

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.

CFPB Rules Put Mortgage Servicers in the Customer Service Business says The Compliance Group...

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.

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

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.

Kevin Miller joins Mortgage Capital Trading to provide clients with independent analysis, training, hedging...

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.

Maple Conservatory of Dance now accepting male and female applicants ages 7-17 for 2013...

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Maple Conservatory of Dance is now accepting male and female applicants ages 7-17 for the 2013 Charles A. Maple, Sr. Scholarship. Auditions are scheduled on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 1824 Kaiser Avenue in Irvine,

At 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, the Bob Moog Foundation will show vintage Moog...

ASHEVILLE, N.C. and ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) will celebrate the indelible nature of the synthesizer pioneer's legacy at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif. Beginning on January 24, NAMM attendees will have opportunities to see and hear demonstrations of vintage Moog instruments and explore rarely seen archival material from the Bob Moog Foundation Archives.

Anthony Ianni joins MCT Trading, Inc. as Vice President of Lender Services

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that is has recruited Anthony Ianni as vice president of lender services.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board helps Patton Sales Corporation Expand

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Patton Sales Corporation, a steel service center and manufacturer based in Ontario, has expanded its business, the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced today. Two years ago, Patton Sales Corp. was in danger of laying off employees.

LegalizeFerrets.org announces new White House petition to help legalize ferrets in California

LA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legalize Ferrets announces new White House petition to help legalize ferrets in California. Over the past 25 years California ferret lovers have worked diligently to catch up to the rest of the 48 continental states to have our right for legal ferret ownership.

The Maple Conservatory of Dance Announces auditions for Summer 2013 Ballet Intensive Program

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Maple Conservatory of Dance announces the Summer 2013 Senior and Junior Ballet Intensives Program. Auditions are scheduled on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at the Conservatory's studio at 1824 Kaiser Avenue, Irvine, CA.

Shock the Monkey: LA Street Artist XVALA Gives Tonight Show Chimp Googly Eyes and...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Infamous 'Street Artist' XVALA, famous for invading the residential trash of celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber and tech icons Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, has set his sights on Robert Downey Jr., Lindsay Lohan, and Taylor Swift for his latest exhibit 'The Tonight Show with Celebrity Chimp' at Lab Art Gallery in L.A., announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

LendingQB Cloud-based Loan Origination System Integrated with MCT Trading's HALO Platform

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that its Web-based loan origination system has been integrated with Mortgage Capital Trading's proprietary HALO (Hedging And Loan sales Optimization) platform. The interface, dubbed HALO-Link, allows for pipeline and trade data to automatically be exchanged from LendingQB's LOS to the HALO platform.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center Welcomes Janice Stanger as Employee Benefits Account Exec in Los...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Janice Stanger as an account executive on their Los Angeles benefits consulting team. Stanger brings 27 years of experience in healthcare, benefits consulting, human resources, compliance, wellness and client relationship management to EPIC.

Quandis Inc. and Adeptive Software Partnership to Streamline Borrower Bankruptcy Searches using the Government's...

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, and Adeptive Software, the developer of ResWare(TM), announced that they have with integrated Quandis' interface to the government's Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) database for bankruptcy searches.

DAX LLC wins additional U.S. patent for cloud-based media workflow application for film and...

CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DAX LLC and its parent company, Sample Digital Holdings LLC, announce today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for 'a system and method for media content collaboration throughout the media production process,' as U.S. Patent No. 8,218,764.

Antimicrobial Screen Protectors for iPhone, iPad and Galaxy 3S announced by Accurate Imaging Resources

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Accurate Imaging Resources announced this week its launch of Accurate Films - screen protectors for cell phones, tablets, laptops, monitors, PCs, and LCD TVs. 'These new multipurpose and multifunctional screen protectors will work for Apple iPhones, Samsung Galaxy 3S phones, Apple iPads and more,' Michael Doyle, Director of Sales for Accurate Imaging, says.

LendingQB president Binh Dang named a Top 40 Under 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professional

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that its president, Mr. Binh Dang, has been named to National Mortgage Professional magazine's Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 list.

ArteQuesta Israeli Masters Collection offers Visual History of Israel's Emergence as Jewish State and...

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ArteQuesta launches its Israeli Masters Collection, announces Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta. This collection is the culmination of a decade of work to gather and preserve historically significant art works by Israeli Master Artists during Israel's emergence as the Jewish state.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center continues Central Valley expansion, adds principals Chad Seiler and Steve...

FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Chad Seiler and Steve Parson as property and casualty insurance brokers and principals in its Fresno office. Seiler and Parson bring an extensive knowledge of risk management, property and liability insurance and workers' compensation cost control to EPIC.

World Savvy immersion study and cultural exchange program in Bangladesh enables US youth leaders...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Thirty U.S. youth leaders and five U.S. educators are set to return next Saturday, January 12, 2013, from a month-long immersion study and cultural exchange program in Bangladesh from World Savvy. The group studied how global climate change has impacted local communities in Bangladesh, and upon return to the U.S., the students will apply their new knowledge by launching climate change projects to improve their U.S. communities and the world.

California's fastest growing brokerage Edgewood Partners Insurance Center welcomes Terri Parreira as principal in...

FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Terri Parreira as a property and casualty insurance producer and principal in its Fresno office. Parreira brings an extensive knowledge of risk management, property and liability insurance and workers' compensation cost control to EPIC.

New Exhibit in Hollywood, 'Five Views' Represents Recent Work by Five Emerging Photographers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calumet Photographic is proud to host this exceptional exhibit that offers deeply personal work from photographers exploring new themes: 'Five Views' represents recent work by five emerging photographers in the gallery of Calumet's Hollywood store located at 1135 N. Highland Ave. The exhibit begins January 8 and runs through February 8, 2013.

Bank of Southern California has been recognized as one of the top small business...

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California N.A., a locally owned community business bank, has been recognized as one of the top small business lenders among medium sized banks for the largest number and dollar volume of 7(a) loans in 2012 in the greater San Diego area according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center acquires Homeplace Insurance Brokers Inc, expands into Inland Empire

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire Homeplace Insurance Brokers, Inc.

Launch of ArteQuesta Portal Features Museum-Quality Artworks and Collections, Resources for Art Investors, and...

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ArteQuesta co-founders Jessica Jacobson and Rayah Levy today announced the long-awaited launch of ArteQuesta.com, the company's intuitive new web portal featuring museum-quality artworks and collections.

Bank of Southern California adds Banking Expert Marie Bruning as VP Client Relationship Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California N.A. has announced that Marie Bruning has joined the bank as Vice President, Client Relationship Manager. She is responsible for business development and client relationship management for the company, and will be headquartered in the company's corporate office in Del Mar.

Colton based Premier Medical Transportation company announces partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank

COLTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Premier Medical Transportation, a Colton-based medical transportation company, has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank to serve Riverside and San Bernardino in a year-long campaign, Driving Away Hunger. Premier Medical Transportation will donate one meal to Second Harvest Food Bank for every transport call they receive. The Driving Away Hunger campaign began Nov. 1, just in time for the holiday season and will run throughout 2013.

SecuGen Corporation announces Android compatibility of SecuGen Hamster Fingerprint Readers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce a demonstration of Android(TM) compatibility with SecuGen Hamster IV(TM) and Hamster Plus(TM) fingerprint readers. This demonstration will be shown in SecuGen's booth (#36175) at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from January 8 - 11, 2013.

TeamF1 Inc becomes a member of the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley, a platform...

FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TeamF1, Inc, the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, announced today that it joined the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley, a business tool providing leaders in the telecom industry, a means to connect, interact and innovate.

Bank of Southern California announces Robert Marshall appointed Executive VP and Chief Credit Officer

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California N.A. announced today that Robert Marshall was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. In this role, Mr. Marshall will lead the Bank's credit function, overseeing credit risk management, credit approval and credit analysis functions, and ensuring the overall quality of the Bank's lending portfolio is maintained.

Interthinx, a Verisk Analytics Subsidiary, Hosts Successful Beltway Breakfast Series for Mortgage Markets, Examining...

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Interthinx announced today the success of its second in a series of Washington, D.C., 'beltway breakfast' forums dedicated to building confidence in the mortgage markets through a renewed focus on data integrity. 'The Housing Outlook Postelection' explored how the Administration and Congress can work together on the future development of solutions and policies that affect the real estate finance industry.

Ten U.S. based charitable non-profits will receive in-kind grants totaling $50,000 with the 2013...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a marketing, PR, and information publishing company founded in 1983, today announced its annual Nonprofit PR Grant Program for 2013. Ten U.S. based charitable non-profits will receive in-kind grants totaling $50,000, including public relations, news dissemination and online marketing services, as part of the company's 30th anniversary.

California-based marketing and PR firm, Neotrope, announces dedicated web portal for the annual Non-Profit...

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based marketing and PR firm, Neotrope, today announced the formal launch of a dedicated web portal for the company's annual NonProfit PR Grants program at http://prgrants.com as part of its 30 year anniversary. The PR Grant program was originally launched in 2000 to help assist U.S. 501(c)3 worthy causes.

PCM of California to Manage San Clemente's New Providence Community; Addition to HOA Portfolio...

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PCM of California, Inc. (PCM), an Associa company, announced today that it has acquired management duties of San Clemente's New Providence Community Association, effective December 1. The 225-home community is the sixth to be added to PCM's Orange County management portfolio in recent months. PCM now manages 6 associations in the city of San Clemente.

The Pacific Pinball Museum welcomes the public to experience pinball with a European flair,...

ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) welcomes the public to experience pinball with a European flair. Play a game on the newest addition to their exciting collection of more than 80 playable games: a 1967 Rally West Club. This game marks the one resident of their collection not produced in the United States.

Consumers National Bank is successfully utilizing LendingQB Web-based loan origination system

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that Ohio-based Consumers National Bank is successfully utilizing its Web-based loan origination system (LOS) to operate its entire mortgage lending business. LendingQB was selected specifically to launch the bank's mortgage business in April 2012.

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