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    EPIC Golf Insurance Services Named ‘Insurance Provider of the Year’ Second Year in a Row

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been named the 2016 "Excellence in Achievement" award winner for the second year in a row by BoardRoom Magazine as the "Insurance Provider of the Year."
    DocMagic

    DocMagic Total eClose Enables Industry’s First Completely Paperless Digital Closing – Start to Finish

    TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it has successfully completed the mortgage industry's first comprehensive eClosing in Massachusetts, which included both lender and closing/settlement agent documentation, for radius financial group, inc.
    UTELOGY Corporation

    Utelogy Corporation Continues Building Tech Team with New Hire to Augment Support and Integration

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy Corporation, creator of software for control and management of audiovisual systems for business and education, continues to hire as a result of growth and a desire to build a strong team of developers and technical experts.
    Corporate Partner Geoffrey Perusse

    Corporate Partner Geoffrey Perusse joins VLP Law Group Team

    PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Geoffrey Perusse has joined the firm's Corporate Practice Group as a partner based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Perusse will chair the firm's Private Funds and Investment Management Group.
    Brad Rukstales of Cogensia

    Cogensia Named to CIOReview 2016 ’20 Most Promising Data Integration Solution Providers’

    FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cogensia, LLC, the premier provider of breakthrough data-driven marketing strategies and solutions, has earned a spot in the 2016 edition of CIOReview's 20 Most Promising Data Integration Solution Providers. Headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., Cogensia is a privately owned Marketing and Advertising company founded in 2002.
    MostFit

    MostFit and Power Systems partner in Exclusive Product Distribution Arrangement

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MostFit has joined forces with leading fitness product provider, Power Systems, in an exclusive distribution arrangement. Starting December 1, 2016 sales of all MostFit products will run through Power Systems.
    EPIC Insurance

    EPIC Insurance Named an Elite Agency for Second Year in a Row by Insurance Business America

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been named a 2016 Elite Agency for the second year in a row by Insurance Business America, a publication that reports on the latest achievements in insurance and also provides the latest in business best practices in a continually evolving industry.
    Chuck Simpson of EPIC

    EPIC Insurance Brokers’ Chuck Simpson to Speak at OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will speak at the OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference on Wednesday, November 30 at 2 p.m. at the Hilton Americas in Houston, Texas.
    David Kittle

    David G. Kittle, CMB, appointed President at The Mortgage Collaborative

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending cooperative, today announced the appointment of David G. Kittle, CMB as its President said John M. Robbins, CMB, the corporation's Chairman.
    Ms. Luz Gonzalez

    Bank of Southern California, N.A. adds Luz Gonzalez as Branch Sales Manager in Rancho Mirage

    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced today that Luz Gonzalez has joined the Company as Branch Sales Manager of its Rancho Mirage branch. Most recently, Ms. Gonzalez served the Coachella Valley community as a Deputy Sheriff for the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, following a successful eleven-year career at El Paseo Bank.
    Adrienne Bankert

    Community Leaders Honored at 15th Annual Excellence in Education and Leadership Awards Luncheon in Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 500 people are expected to attend the 15th annual award luncheon Saturday, November 19, 2016, to recognize winners of the "Excellence in Education and Leadership in Business" Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW).
    ReverseVision

    Utah’s Box Home Loans Selects ReverseVision Exchange to Support New Reverse Mortgage Unit

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Utah-based Box Home Loans (Box) has selected ReverseVision Exchange (RVX) loan origination system (LOS) to support its new reverse mortgage origination business.
    Mortgage Capital Trading

    Mortgage Capital Trading’s Enhancements to Industry-Leading Services Extends its Market Share

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), an industry leading hedge advisory firm and developer of MCTlive!(TM), the award-winning secondary marketing software suite, announced that it has added a number of new features to its best execution service offering. The enhancements outpace existing competitor offerings and position MCT to capture additional business among lenders.
    Rick Haycock

    EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Broker-Producer Rick Haycock in Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Rick Haycock has joined the firm as a property & casualty insurance broker/producer.
    The Gold Thinker

    Andy Warhol Original Painting ‘The Gold Thinker’ to Be Auctioned for Charity

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "The Gold Thinker," an Andy Warhol original painting, a Gold Marilyn comparable masterpiece, to be auctioned online with eBay for Charity November 7 - 17, 2016, Michael P. Wilson, the painting's owner, announced today. eBay For Charity will host the auction.
    Melissa Krasnow joins VLP Law Group

    Melissa Krasnow joins VLP Law Group LLP as Partner in Privacy and Technology Transactions Practice Groups

    PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Melissa Krasnow has joined the firm as a Partner in the Privacy & Data Security, Technology Transactions and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Groups. As the first Minnesota attorney to join VLP, she will be based in Minneapolis and will continue her practice in these areas.
    The Mortgage Collaborative

    The Mortgage Collaborative Adds 12 New Lender Members for Q4/2016

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage lending cooperative, recently added twelve new lenders to their national network of originating members, proclaimed The Collaborative's EVP of National Sales & Strategic Alliances, Rich Swerbinsky.
    Investor Glenn Stearns

    Lender Price Investor Glenn Stearns Appearing at 2016 MBA Convention in Boston

    PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lender Price, the emerging leader in real-time, competitive mortgage analytics and product pricing and eligibility (PPE) solutions complete with full mobile functionality and advanced business intelligence, today announced that its investor Glenn Stearns will appear at its 2016 MBA Annual Convention exhibit in Boston on October 23 - 26.
    Chris Anderson

    Chris Anderson of MCT named to Inaugural HousingWire Insiders Award List

    SAN DIEGO, Calif., /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), an industry leading hedge advisor and developer of MCTlive!(TM), the award-winning secondary marketing software suite, announced that its chief administrative officer, Chris Anderson, has been named to HousingWire's inaugural Insider Awards list. The new list is designed to honor unsung heroes who are the cornerstone of every great company, whether in lending, servicing, investing or real estate.
    DocMagic

    MReport Names Melanie Feliciano of DocMagic to 2016 ‘Leading Ladies’ List in Mortgage and Housing

    TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that its chief legal officer, Melanie Feliciano, Esq., has earned a spot on the MReport's 2016 "Leading Ladies" in Mortgage and Housing list for the second year.
    Gerrad Newton

    EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Gerrad Newton to CNCDA Auto Dealer Specialty Program

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Gerrad Newton has joined the firm as a producer within their CNCDA Auto Dealer Specialty Program team.
    No Lift Pallet Mover

    EPS Inc. rolls-out the No Lift Pallet Mover for Warehouse Operations

    NEWARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Engineered Process Solutions, Inc. (EPS) is pleased to announce the launch of a unique risk mitigation tool - the No Lift Pallet Mover. Designed and patented by the CEO of EPS, Mr. Eugene Swinehart, the No Lift Pallet Mover allows any manufacturing or distribution center worker to safely move an empty pallet.
    Lender Price

    Lender Price Launches Real-Time, Competitive Analytics and Pricing Platform at 2016 MBA Convention Boston

    PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lender Price, the emerging leader in real-time, competitive mortgage analytics and product pricing & eligibility (PPE) solutions complete with full mobile functionality and advanced business intelligence, today announced its upcoming launch at the 2016 MBA Annual Convention in Boston, October 23 - 26.
    California vs. Big Plastic

    Gov. Brown, Calif. Legislative Leaders, Business, Environmental Groups Mark 2-Year Anniversary of Plastic Bag Ban Law

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and legislative leaders today joined more than 400 business, environmental, and local citizen groups in celebrating the two-year anniversary of the signing of Senate Bill 270, announced CA vs. Big Plastic. SB270, the state’s plastic bag ban, urging voters to support Proposition 67, the referendum on the law that will appear on the November ballot.
    UTELOGY Corporation

    Ready for Internet of Everything, Utelogy Corp Joins the Cisco Solution Partner Program

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy Corporation announced that it has joined the Cisco(R) Solution Partner Program as a Solution Partner. The Internet of Everything (IoE) continues to bring together people, processes, data and things to enhance the relevancy of network connections. As a member of the Cisco Solution Partner Program, Utelogy is able to quickly create and deploy solutions to enhance the capabilities, performance and management of the network to capture value in the IoE.
    DocMagic

    Corporate Settlement Solutions (CSS) Implements DocMagic’s Total eClose Mortgage Solution

    TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that Corporate Settlement Solutions (CSS), a title and settlement services company, has successfully implemented DocMagic's Total eClose(TM) solution. As a result, CSS can offer a completely new customer experience, gain a competitive advantage, and remain 100 percent TRID compliant at all times.
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    Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces $7M Capital Offering with Castle Creek Capital

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced today that it has signed a stock purchase agreement for a private placement of $7 million of the Bank's common stock with Castle Creek Capital, based in Rancho Santa Fe, California. The transaction is anticipated to close in the fourth quarter, subject to regulatory approvals and other standard closing conditions.
    Mortgage Capital Trading

    Mortgage Capital Trading makes Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the Sixth Year in a Row

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that the company has earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list for the sixth straight year. MCT had a three-year growth rate of 62 percent and annual revenue of $11.4 million for 2015.
    Rob Massa of EPIC

    EPIC Insurance’s Massa, Gill and Hughes to Present at 35th Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Retirement Rob Massa, Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill and Principal Rosemary Manning Hughes will present at the 35th Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium at the Hilton Baltimore.
    ReverseVision

    Reverse Mortgage Tech Leader, ReverseVision to Host UserCon 2017 Feb. 8-10 in San Diego

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced it will host its second annual user conference Feb. 8-10, 2017, at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa in San Diego, Calif. ReverseVision UserCon 2017 will deliver three days of educational programming, financial product sales training, networking opportunities and vendor exhibits tailored for industry newcomers as well as seasoned reverse mortgage loan originators and operations personnel.
    Jim Hughes joins EPIC

    Jim Hughes joins EPIC Insurance as VP and Managing Consultant of Loss Control

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jim Hughes has joined the firm as a vice president and the Managing Consultant of Loss Control Services in their National Construction Specialty Group.
    VLP Law Group LLP

    VLP Law Group LLP Welcomes Executive Compensation Partner Mark Bradford to Team

    PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Mark Bradford has joined the firm as a partner in its Executive Compensation Practice Group. Mr. Bradford brings over 16 years of experience as an executive compensation and employee benefits attorney.
    Wilson Long and Zohreh Talebzadeh

    Wilson Long and Zohreh Talebzadeh of EPIC Insurance Recognized as 2016 Young Guns by Insurance Business

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Insurance Business America (IBA) has named Principal Wilson Long (Birmingham, Ala.) and Team Leader Zohreh Talebzadeh (San Francisco, Calif.) among their "Young Guns" of 2016.
    The Mortgage Collaborative

    The Mortgage Collaborative and Roostify Partner to Provide Mortgage Process Automation

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Roostify, a provider of automated mortgage transaction technology, today announced that the company has joined the Preferred Partner Network for The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending network of small, mid-sized and community-based lenders, in order to provide network members with access to Roostify's mortgage technology platform.
    Mortgage Capital Trading

    Mortgage Capital Trading and Fannie Mae Form Strategic Collaboration for Tech Deployment

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), an industry leading hedge advisor and developer of MCTlive!(TM), the award-winning secondary marketing software suite, has entered into a strategic collaboration with Fannie Mae(R) to facilitate new technology deployment, collaborative planning, and better service to mutual clients.
    Jamie Hopkins, Esq., MBA, LLM, CLU

    ReverseVision Welcomes Retirement Income Expert Jamie Hopkins to Board of Directors

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Jamie Hopkins, Esq., MBA, LLM, CLU(R), RICP(R), has joined its board of directors. A noted expert and frequent speaker on matters of financial planning and retirement income, Hopkins is also a distinguished professor who has educated thousands of financial services professionals over the course of his career.
    Sambrailo Packaging Launches Certified Organic

    Sambrailo Packaging Launches Certified Organic Fruits and Vegetables Packaging for CCOF-certified Growers

    WATSONVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sambrailo Packaging recently introduced a new stock print row crop box in partnership with CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) for CCOF-certified organic growers. The box clearly states "Certified Organic Fruits and Vegetables" on the sides in an effort to help small organic farmers promote certified organics right from their fields.
    EPIC Consultants Rob Massa and Craig Schmidt

    Rob Massa and Craig Schmidt of EPIC Insurance Honored as Employee Benefit Advisers of the Year

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) has named Director of Retirement Rob Massa the "Retirement Advisor of the Year" and Senior Wellness Consultant Craig Schmidt the "Wellness Advisor of the Year" in the publication's 2016 Employee Benefit Advisers of the Year Awards.
    EPIC Insurance

    EPIC Insurance Recognized in the 35th Annual INC 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Inc. magazine recently ranked EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, NO. 2288 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. To earn this recognition, EPIC posted a solid 158 percent increase in annual revenue between 2012 and 2015.
    MCT Trading Inc

    Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. Named ‘Best Place to Work’ by San Diego Business Journal for Fifth Straight Year

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales, and centralized lock desk services, announced that it has been named Best Places to Work by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) for the fifth straight year.
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    Bank of Southern California, N.A. Recognized as a Top Small Business Lender

    SAN DIEGO, Calif., /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) has been recognized as a top small business lender in San Diego County based on the volume of SBA 7(a) loans originated according to the San Diego District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration's fiscal year-end lender rankings as of July 31, 2016.
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    Bank of Southern California N.A. Completes Acquisition of Opus Bank Branch

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) has completed the purchase of the deposits of the La Quinta branch of Opus Bank. The transaction closed on Friday, August 19, 2016. Customers of the Opus Bank La Quinta branch were consolidated into the existing La Quinta branch of Bank of Southern California. As of Monday, August 22, 2016, the former Opus Bank La Quinta customers now have access to all Bank of Southern California locations, including three Coachella Valley branches located in La Quinta, El Paseo-Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage.
    EPIC Insurance

    EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Vincent G. Caracciolo as Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vincent G. Caracciolo has joined the firm as National Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy.
    Arrakis Arts

    Artist Lina Casale Announces Her New Gallery Opening: Arrakis Arts in Carlsbad, California

    CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A grand opening event on August 10 hosted by the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce celebrated a new addition to the Carlsbad arts community - Arrakis Arts; a unique art gallery and lifestyle space that features objects and events to promote self-awareness and enhance personal intuition while stimulating the mind and soul.
    Adelaide Prescod Cota

    You are Your Best Advocate: Adelaide Prescod Cota Teaches People Importance of Self-Advocacy

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Adelaide P. Cota learned the hard way that there's no better advocate than yourself. However, not many people know where to begin. They need the confidence and resources to get started. That's where Cota comes in. "I'm devoted to sharing my experiences with others so I can help them to advocate for themselves," she says.
    Jim Williford

    EPIC Insurance adds Jim Williford to National Energy Construction Practice

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk management and insurance professional Jim Williford has joined the firm's National Energy Construction Practice as a Business Development Manager.
    VLP Law Group LLP

    VLP Law Group LLP adds Partner Edward Kwok to Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group

    PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Edward Kwok has joined the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner based in Silicon Valley, California. Mr. Kwok's practice focuses on patent prosecution and Inter Partes adverse proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and intellectual property litigations in state and federal courts.
    ReverseVision

    New American Funding Builds Out 47-State Reverse Mortgage Op with ReverseVision RVX

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, is pleased to announce that Tustin, California-based national mortgage lender New American Funding is expanding its reverse mortgage lending operation to 47 states using the RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS).
    inaugural TACKTalks conference

    Tack Artist Group Launches TACKTalks: An Innovative Educational Conference for Beauty Industry Artists Looking to Grow Their Personal Brands

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Tack Artist Group – a premier artist management, production, and branding agency – will be holding its inaugural TACKTalks conference in Los Angeles, Calif. on September 7, 2016. Designed for beauty industry artists looking to cultivate their personal brands into viable businesses, the exclusive event will offer up to 300 attendees an unprecedented opportunity to learn from and network with a panel of the industry’s top beauty influencers, insiders, and success stories.
    Renaissance Bay Area Makers Popup

    Renaissance Bay Area Makers Popup in S.F. features Workshops, Local Food and Live Music

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center presents Renaissance Bay Area Makers Popup - a shopping experience featuring over 30 of our Alumni and some of the most diverse and talented makers on September 10, 2016, from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. at The Yard at Mission Rock.

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