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HVS Capital Corp announces Hotel Near Humboldt State University to be Sold, former Days...

ARCATA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- HVS Capital Corp (www.hvscapital.com) has been exclusively appointed to sell the former Days Inn in Arcata, Calif. The 78-room property was built in 1975 and operated as an unflagged hotel under the name 'North Coast Inn.' The hotel was purchased for $5 million in January 2007 and underwent a refurbishment at that time.

Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series at Art Basel: John Waguespack to Represent San Francisco with...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- John Waguespack is the winner of the San Francisco portion of the 3rd Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for 'Deconstructing Dandridge,' a compelling portrait of the first African-American woman to be nominated for Best Actress in the Academy Awards.

United Global Media Group's Hybrid Television Network is Making Waves: Beauty TV operates as...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- United Global Media Group, Inc. (UGMedia) first conceptualized Beauty TV(R) in 2006 after founder, Rob Angelino, sold his brainchild, the Salon-TV Network. Today, Beauty TV ('BeautyTV') is making waves.

Jennifer French, who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, will release...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jennifer French, a quadriplegic and competitive sailing athlete who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, will release her new book, 'On My Feet Again: My Journey Out of the Wheelchair Using Neurotechnology' (ISBN: 9780988234208; Neurotech Press), Oct. 23, 2012 at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco.

LendingQB president Binh Dang Named to 'Top Five Industry Lending Leaders' List

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that its president, Binh Dang, has been named to The MReport magazine's 'Top Five Industry Lending Leaders' list.

The 'Green Across America' Campaign Launches The Biggest Alternative Fuel Vehicle Road Trip In...

SANTA MONICA, Calif., /California Newswire/ -- Media Center Entertainment announced today that two dozen of the U.S. Department of Energy supported Clean Cities Coalitions have pledged to hold public alternative fuels events and press conferences to support the GreenAcrossAmerica.com 2012 CNG Road Trip.

SecuGen Corp's Hamster IV Fingerprint Reader Certified by STQC for India Unique Identification Project

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that its Hamster(TM) IV fingerprint reader has been certified by the Standardization Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) Directorate, an office of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) of India. This certification was obtained in cooperation with and through the determined efforts of Tutis Technology Ltd., SecuGen's longtime partner in India.

New Olive Oil Tasting Room in the Carmel Valley Village Specializes in California Varieties

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Quail & Olive will host a grand opening event from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 13 at 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924. The event will feature olive oil and balsamic vinegar tastings, skin health product demonstrations and local a capella act, The Valley Boys. Gourmet food catered by Paradise Catering and local wines as well as non-alcoholic beverages will be served. This is a no-cost celebration open to the community.

Sister City Association gathers knowledge of sustainable farming practices in Laguna Beach to bring...

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Huntington Beach Sister City Association and its delegation of 25 adults from sister city Anjo, Japan, toured Alegria Farm on Sunday October 7, it was announced by Erik Cutter, Managing Director of Alegria Fresh. Learning about Alegria's innovative new farming method that employs the Verti-Gro(R) System provided the delegation with nutrition-rich knowledge to bring back to Japan.

Telecom exec Ron McNab named CEO at Connexum, LLC in Irvine

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Connexum, LLC, an emerging leader in network, voice and data services for the telecommunication industry, announced it has hired industry veteran Ron McNab as president and CEO. Mr. McNab is responsible for defining Connexum's strategic direction, providing leadership and executing on the company's goal of expanding its business and growing its product line.

Envy Corner scares up spooky sexy women's lingerie and Cosplay Halloween costumes, with their...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Envy Corner, a company selling women's lingerie and Halloween costumes, has just launched their new website and are giving away a Halloween Costume! Just like them on Facebook and be entered to win the sexy and adorable French Maid Costume.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center honored as 'Best Place to Work in Orange County' second...

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in the Orange County. Led by managing principals, Dan Ryan and Tony D'Asaro, EPIC's Irvine team has received this honor for the second consecutive year.

Ghost Stories for Halloween Reading – Paranormal Mysteries from the Whaley House in San...

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DKeeley Press announces publication of the first book in the new Paranormal Mystery series, 'Having a Whaley of a Time' (ISBN: 978-0578104836) by author and publisher Donna Keeley. By using the history and "documented ghosts" from the Whaley House in San Diego, Calif., the book weaves an enjoyable, fictional mystery with real facts.

PersonaGrip 'Steering Wheel Guy' Ed Dellis Announces Pre-Orders for Steering Wheel Grip Kits for...

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PersonaGrip's Steering Wheel Guy, Ed Dellis, inventor of the custom-moldable handgrips used in auto racing and manufacturing, announces crowd-funding for his steering wheel grips.

San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board's job fair is attended by more than 1,500 job...

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- At six o'clock in the morning, Sean Lunsford was the second person in line for the Inland Empire West End Job Fair hosted by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board at the L.A./Ontario International Airport. A few hours later, he walked out with an appointment for a job interview.

Bay Area Halloween Party 2012 announced by the Professionals Guild

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting Halloween dance parties in both Sacramento and the Bay Area. Singles are especially invited. Couples are also welcome. The Sacramento Halloween is at the Hilton Hotel Arden West, 2200 Harvard St. on Friday, October 26, 2012. The Bay Area Halloween party will take place at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel, 2600 Bishop Ranch Dr, San Ramon, Calif.

Research Refutes Accepted Age of Exploration History in New Book 'The Chinese Origin of...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Diogenes Research, an independent history research group, today announced the publication of two new books on the previously rarely examined history of the Age of Discovery, providing resolutions to several contentious issues.

Artist XVALA wants Apple to 'Think Different' with new Steve Jobs Action Figure Sculpture

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In wake of the recent Foxconn riot, Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that Post PC artist XVALA will debut his latest sculpture of the Apple-banned Steve Jobs action figure in an upcoming gallery show at AIS Editions in the Los Angeles Brewery Arts Complex.

Remodel or Move Fall 2012 Remodeling Sentiment Report indicates that Luxury is Back for...

SUNNYVALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The RemodelOrMove.com Fall 2012 Remodeling Sentiment Report documents a continuing increase in the scale of planned remodels for homeowners.Multi-year highs in the stock market, home prices that are inching up, record low interest rates and pent-up demand for home maintenance are fueling this increase.

ArteQuesta's Museum of Fine Art will provide fresh produce to 3rd Street Youth Center...

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The unique organic farm located on the grounds of ArteQuesta's Museum of Fine Art will provide fresh produce to 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic in Bayview Hunters Point, it was announced today by Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta.

Remo Software today announced the launch of an updated version of Remo Recover for...

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Remo Software today announced the launch of an updated version of Remo Recover (Windows) - a highly rated and widely acclaimed recovery application. The new version comes equipped with an advanced intelligent scanner to recover graphics files like Adobe Indesign; video files such as Divx, Xvid, MTS and M2TS; SWF flash file; zip file; and email personal storage archives of Microsoft Outlook PST and OST.

LendingQB completes a seamless interface with DocMagic's document production and compliance mortgage technology

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that they completed a seamless interface with DocMagic's document production and compliance technology. The integrated solution provides users working in LendingQB's loan origination system (LOS) with seamless access to DocMagic's document preparation functionality. The companies partnered to make the process of ordering, sending, signing and receiving compliant mortgage documents as effortless as possible.

Same-day harvested greens from Alegria Farm now served exclusively at popular Olamendi's Express in...

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Alegria Fresh has joined leading local restaurateur Carlos Olamendi in a groundbreaking new partnership to feature Alegria Farm's same-day harvested salad greens at Olamendi's Express in Mission Viejo, it was announced today by Erik Cutter, Managing Director of Alegria Farm.

California's fastest growing insurance broker opens motorsports division, EPIC Motorsports

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the formation of a new division, EPIC Motorsports. Operated by EPIC's own collectors and racers, this division provides customers with both the highest level of insurance expertise and extensive knowledge of collector cars, racing, and associated industry vendors.

Latest 'Books to Bookmark' List of 13 Interesting New Book Titles from 2012 compiled...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For the first half of 2012, Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has today announced its latest semi-annual 'Books to Bookmark' list. This is a round-up of 13 new and recent books which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, or 'big name' authors.

Mortgage Industry Veteran Steve Ribultan named a 'Top 25 Most Connected Mortgage Professional'

TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Steve Ribultan, a veteran of the mortgage banking industry, has been named to National Mortgage Professional magazine's 'Top 25 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals' list.

Audrey Magazine presented 'Audrey's Night Out 2012' at the historic Barker Hangar on Sept....

SANTA MONICA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The iconic Barker Hangar was the site, Saturday Sept. 15, 2012 for an evening of Music and Fashion. Audrey Magazine presented 'Audrey's Night Out 2012' sponsored by 360 Jets, at the historic Barker Hangar, located inside the Santa Monica airport.

Compliance Guru Russ Tolleson named Senior Compliance Officer by The Compliance Group, Inc.

SAN MARCOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leading mortgage compliance services provider, The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), has added 17-year mortgage compliance veteran Russ Tolleson as Senior Compliance Officer to support the firm's expanding client roster comprised of mortgage bankers, mortgage servicers, independent mortgage lenders, community banks and credit unions.

Carnevale Ventura: Spectacular Italian Renaissance Fashion Show Welcomes Talented Miss America Titleholders

VENTURA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On October 7, Carnevale Ventura will host a day in Renaissance Italy with three fashion shows and a marketplace at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Ventura. Talented beauties from across California have signed on to model selections from forty stunning costumes of traditional Renaissance Italy and exotic Venetian carnevale.

Global Competency Poll commissioned by education nonprofit World Savvy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A recent study of 18-24 year old American high school graduates commissioned by education nonprofit World Savvy, with support from the International Baccalaureate Organization, shows a desire among young people to learn more about global topics, but a conspicuous lack of instruction within American schools to satisfy these needs.

Calif. Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has added to his informational web site an RSS...

CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- San Diego Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has added to his informational web site an RSS Feed feature for each practice area and his regularly published blog. The included RSS Feeds are intended to make available all of the legal informational articles written by Stan Prowse to news and information networks open to the public.

Connie Rowe appointed Business Development Executive for McDonald's Franchisee Programs at EPIC Insurance

SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces today that Connie Rowe has been appointed vice president and business development executive in the firm's San Ramon-based Programs Group. Rowe is an experienced risk management professional with 25 years of client-focused service. In this new role, she will expand her support of EPIC's highly successful insurance programs for McDonald's owners and operators to include new business development responsibilities.

2012 Consumer Neurotech Conference, to be held in San Francisco on October 23, Dedicated...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Executives from some of the leading firms in the consumer neurotechnology market are scheduled to make presentations at the 2012 Consumer Neurotech Conference, to be held in San Francisco on October 23. The new event takes place during the 2012 Neurotech Leaders Forum, now in its 12th year.

Campaign to create the 'Smithsonian of Pinball' announced by nonprofit Pacific Pinball Museum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum, founded ten years ago in the Bay Area city of Alameda, has dedicated its non-profit mission to preserving the art, science and history of pinball. The museum currently has 90 games set to free play for one admission price at its Alameda location. With the ongoing success of its mission, PPM has begun bursting at the seams and needs a new location. The board has set a goal of relocating to the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.

Audrey Magazine presents Audrey's Night Out 2012, the 5th annual Fashion Show and Music...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Audrey Magazine presents 'Audrey's Night Out 2012,' the 5th annual Fashion Show and Music Showcase at the historic Barker Hangar, located inside the Santa Monica airport. Audrey Magazine continues its long tradition of bringing together a diverse community and industry from Music, Fashion and Film. Barker Hangar has hosted numerous Award and Televised Events. This showcase includes musical performances, hosted bar, and celebrity guests on the red carpet inside the iconic transformed Barker Hangar.

Diana Jennings of Brand You Image, is a contributor to new book, 'Personal Branding...

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Diana Jennings founder of Brand You Image, a personal branding and image management firm, has been named chief contributor to Fashioning Your Image to Match Your Personal Brand in the newly released book, 'Personal Branding for Dummies' (Wiley, ISBN: 978-1118117927, June 2012).

Michael Gallo and Joseph Williams appointed to California Workforce Investment Board by Gov. Brown

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. appointed two of its members to the California Workforce Investment Board. They are Michael Gallo, 54 of San Bernardino and Joseph Williams, 36, of Redlands.

Historic Hotel Durant to Be Sold: Named for Cal's First President, William Weeks Designed...

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- HVS Capital Corp has been exclusively appointed to sell the Hotel Durant in Berkeley, Calif. The 143-room property is a historic, contemporary, boutique hotel adjacent the University of California at Berkeley, within walking distance of all student housing, the newly renovated football stadium and the basketball arena.

Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast: Third edition of popular cycling event set...

OCEANSIDE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The third annual Bike The Coast - Taste The Coast, the unique cycling event, food festival and sports expo in Oceanside, is pleased to introduce Tri-City Medical Center as its presenting sponsor. The event, set for Saturday, Nov. 3, will be known as Bike the Coast - Taste the Coast presented by Tri-City Medical Center.

ArteQuesta says Investing in Art is Hot Topic in Banking Community

MILL VALLEY, Calif., /California Newswire/ -- Rayah Levy, a San Francisco Bay area based art investment expert, and founder of ArteQuesta, presented to the TIME Financial Summit Group Meeting on August 22.

Calif. marketing and PR expert Joe Bowerbank of Profundity Communications named in 'Top 25...

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Profundity Communications, Inc., a marketing strategy, public relations and branding firm, announced that its president, Joe Bowerbank, has been named to National Mortgage Professional magazine's 'Top 25 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals' list.

Sacramento Singles Expo, Trade Show and Party coming to the Hilton Hotel Arden West,...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting a Singles Expo, Trade Show and Dance Party at the Hilton Hotel Arden West, 2200 Harvard St., Sacramento 95815, on Sept. 14, 2012.

Workforce Development Month celebrated in San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors declared September 2012 to be Workforce Development Month. The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will be recognized for its programs that assist job seekers and businesses when they have nowhere else to turn.

Quandis and KMCIS Named Joint Finalists for 'Synergy Award' due to integration of Quandis'...

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, and KMC Information Systems, L.C. (KMCIS), a leading provider of software solutions for default law firms, announced that the two companies have been named finalists for Mortgage Technology magazine's annual 'Synergy Award.'

LendingQB to Hold Webinars for Lenders on How to Make Sound Technology Decisions

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of seamless mortgage lending technology, announced it will be holding two educational webinars that address how lenders should develop an analytical approach to identify hidden problems in their lending processes and technology weaknesses, helping them make informed decisions on which technologies will have the biggest impact on profitability.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center adds Jessica Bentson as Senior Account Manager – Continues to...

FOLSOM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Jessica Bentson as a senior account manager in its Folsom office. Bentson brings eight years of experience in the healthcare and wellness insurance sector.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Partnership with Kaiser Permanente Helps LVNs Graduate

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has stepped in to fill the need for Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) by partnering with Kaiser Permanente Fontana and Ontario Medical Centers. Ten employees comprised the third class of graduates from the Pathways to LVN Program in May 2012. The training was provided by Chaffey College.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center adds Sarah Ledbetter in Fresno office

FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Sarah Ledbetter as a property and casualty insurance account manager in its Fresno office. Ledbetter brings extensive experience in customer service and the management of commercial insurance and risk management programs to EPIC.

Author and Remodeling Expert Dan Fritschen shares 7 Questions Homeowners Should Ask Before Starting...

SUNNYVALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'Remodeling isn't for everyone, and many times it could be a downright bad decision,' says author and expert Dan Fritschen, founder of Remodelormove.com. 'It's well worth your time to pause and consider what your proposed project entails, and whether the it's worth the time, energy, and money you'll end up pouring into it.'

Ventura County Credit Union Implements LendingQB's SaaS Loan Origination System

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of seamless mortgage lending technology, announced that California-based Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU) has successfully implemented its end-to-end browser-based loan origination system (LOS). VCCU is using LendingQB's LOS platform to effectively manage growth, ensure excellence in member service and cut originations costs.

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