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We Are G.A.M.E.

From Calif. Classroom to Career: Two We Are G.A.M.E. Alumni Kickstart Their Professional Lives

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Graduating from college and embarking on a professional career is a rite of passage for young adults. This summer, two talented alumni from We Are G.A.M.E. have made that important leap: Bailey Wong and Hannah Walker. Their stories serve as an inspiration for aspiring student-athletes and highlight the power of education and mentorship.
Frankenstein: Alive in Concert

South Bay Music Association Presents ‘Frankenstein: Alive in Concert’ with a 2002 score by composer Michael Shapiro

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- South Bay Wind Ensemble (SBWE) is thrilled to begin our 2023/2024 season with "Frankenstein: Alive in Concert" on October 28, 2023 at 7 p.m. The classic 1931 film has sound and dialog, but no music. So now, South Bay Winds are providing the music with a 2002 score by composer Michael Shapiro.
Random Acts charity fundraiser

Random Acts nonprofit and CREATION announce fundraiser in response to recent Maui Wildfires

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to the Maui Wildfires that took place in Hawai'i on August 8, 2023, Creation Entertainment is partnering with Random Acts to help raise funding for rebuilding efforts in Maui. Random Acts is announcing a fundraising goal of $25,000 USD in disaster recovery to rebuild and support. Creation Entertainment, Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, and Misha Collins will match all donations until the $25,000 goal is reached.
The Next Big Hit

Prescreening of ‘The Next Big Hit,’ a martial arts musical comedy, is the brainchild of Zak Lee Guarnaccia

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On September 13, 2023, Regal Theatre in North Hollywood will be the site of an event that promises to be nothing short of spectacular. The Premiere/Prescreening of "The Next Big Hit," a martial arts musical comedy, is the brainchild created by Zak Lee Guarnaccia, a world-class martial arts veteran with over 40 years of experience in the entertainment industry from Italy to the USA, and founder LightRow Productions.
CA State Senator Caroline Menjivar SB729 Press Conference

CA SB729 to Increase Access to Fertility Care for Millions of Californians Postponed to 2024 by Assembly Appropriations Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- State Senator Caroline Menjivar's (D-San Fernando Valley) Senate Bill 729, sponsored by California State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, was converted to a two-year bill by the California State Assembly Appropriations Committee on Friday. The bill can be considered again as early as January 2024.
MCT - Mortgage Capital Trading

Mortgage Lock Volume Dips Slightly in Response to Rising Rates in Sept. 2023 MCT Indices Report

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, reported today a slight 4.76% decline in mortgage lock volume over the prior month. The slight dip in mortgage lock volume is likely attributed to an increase in mortgage rates through the last month.
Sacramento SPCA Performs 300,000th Spay and Neuter

The Sacramento SPCA Performs 300,000th Spay and Neuter Surgery, at Community Cat Clinic

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they hit a spay and neuter surgery milestone - altering the 300,000th animal in Sacramento since 2007. That's an average of nearly 19,000 animals a year - making the Sacramento SPCA one of the top clinics in the nation.
Dr. Henny Kupferstein for California Assembly District 77

Opposition to AB-1147 Grows: Advocates and Assembly Candidate Raise Concerns Over Consumer Voice

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assembly Bill 1147 (AB-1147) is under scrutiny as concerns mount over its potential impact on the voice of consumers and the democratization of decision-making. Leading this charge is Dr. Henny Kupferstein, a vocal advocate and DDS consumer who has rallied opposition against the bill, and who is a candidate for Assembly #77 coastal San Diego 2024. AB-1147 is scheduled for a hearing, and its implications have ignited a wave of concern among consumers and advocates alike.
Matthew Weber Promoted to Principal at KROST CPAs

Celebrating Growth & Expertise: Matthew Weber Promoted to Principal at KROST CPAs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- KROST, a leading CPA and consulting firm, is thrilled to announce the promotion of Matthew Weber to the esteemed position of Principal. Matthew's dedication, experience, and exceptional contributions have led to this well-deserved advancement within the organization.
FineShare Singify

FineShare Singify: Designed to Ignite Your Music Creativity with Next Level of AI Song Tools

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- FineShare is an intelligent software company that offers innovative solutions to enhance multimedia experiences for individuals and businesses. In July, FineShare launched Online Voice Changer which is based on AI Voice Cloning technology. This month, FineShare is proud to introduce FineShare Singify, an innovative and free AI song cover generator that aims to redefine music creation and provide an unprecedented carnival for music lovers.
25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase in L.A.

Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase in L.A.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host its 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held September 22-23, 2023, at the Regal L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California and the Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV, from October 1-8.
World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA)

WOWSA Statement on ‘Nyad’ Docudrama Coming to Netflix: The Swim, The Scandal, The Silence

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Having received Diana Nyad's submissions for official swim ratification twice, the World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA) would like to provide perspective on Netflix's upcoming film "Nyad" featuring Annette Bening and Jodie Foster. It is important for viewers to understand that this film is based on Diana Nyad's book, which has not been rigorously fact-checked [1]. There is a potential risk that audiences might perceive this docudrama as a fully factual account of Nyad's swim from Cuba to Florida.
White Pony Express

White Pony Express Nominated for Charity Navigator Community Choice Award for its Mission to Eliminate Hunger and Poverty

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On National Nonprofit Day, White Pony Express (WPE) announces that Charity Navigator has selected them as a nominee for the 2023 Community Choice Awards. The nomination is the result of WPE's outstanding achievements and reflects their commitment to transparency, accountability, and effectiveness in their community service endeavors.
Capezio Dance Shop

Capezio Dance Shop has been doing business in Canoga Park for 50 years and shows no signs of slowing down

CANOGA PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Capezio Dance Shop has been doing business in the San Fernando Valley for 50 years and shows no signs of slowing down. Founded by Sandy Friedman - now 85-years young - she continues to operate the business with the help of her son and daughter.
Sacramento River Trail | Photo by Melody Revnak

California Sacramento River Trail and Rail Trail Inducted into Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Hall of Fame

REDDING, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), the nation's largest trails advocacy organization, today announced that California's Sacramento River Rail Trail and Sacramento River Trail will be inducted to its iconic Hall of Fame.
Steve Pawlowski Managing Director, Head of Technology Solutions at MCT

MCT, the leader in innovative mortgage capital markets tech, appoints Steve Pawlowski as Head of Technology Solutions

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today announced the appointment of Steve Pawlowski as Managing Director, Head of Technology Solutions. Mr. Pawlowski will be responsible for expanding upon MCT's proven record of driving efficiency and liquidity in the secondary market. He will report directly to MCT's COO, Phil Rasori.
Wonder of Dinosaurs

Wonder of Dinosaurs, home to largest dinosaur exhibit on west coast, announces newest, most luminescent exhibit: Dinos-A-Glow

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Already a favorite destination for dinosaur enthusiasts, Wonder of Dinosaurs' new Dinos-A-Glow exhibit promises to immerse visitors in an intriguing world of prehistoric life like never before. Vivid, glow-in-the-dark dinosaur models will cast an enchanting spell, transporting visitors back to pre-historic times and illuminating the fascinating world of these ancient creatures.
I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE scriptbook

Printed In Blood, an Art Book publisher, Celebrates MoMA Inclusion of ‘I Spit On Your Grave’ with new Scriptbook

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Printed in Blood, a publisher of art books, is proud to present a collector's edition "I Spit On Your Grave Scriptbook." The book features 144 pages of art, essays, and ephemera honoring 45 years of the iconic film. The book celebrates the inclusion of Meir Zarchi's 1978 cult classic "I Spit On Your Grave aka Day of the Woman" film negative, script and artifacts in the Museum of Modern Art's permanent film archive in New York City.
Home Solar Simplified

Revolutionizing the Solar Landscape in California: Home Solar Simplified Takes a Stand Against Misleading Ads & Industry Instability

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Home Solar Simplified, a trailblazing force in the solar sector, emerges as a beacon of innovation under the guidance of Solar Consultant Freddie Avila, H.I.S. License 145325 SP. Nestled in the vibrant heart of San Fernando Valley, Home Solar Simplified is rewriting the narrative of solar energy, emphasizing education, transparency, and unwavering dedication.
senior dogs at Sacramento SPCA fetch grant

Old dogs have something to wag about this summer: senior dogs at Sacramento SPCA fetch grant

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Old dogs have something to wag about this summer, as The Grey Muzzle Organization announces the recipients of its annual grants, and dogs at the Sacramento SPCA are among the winners. The Sacramento SPCA is one of 90 animal welfare groups chosen from 370 applicants to receive a grant to help local senior dogs.
San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier

Les Dames d’Escoffier San Francisco Chapter Welcomes 2023-2024 Cohort

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) will induct 18 members from the 2023-2024 nomination period, bringing total membership for the chapter to nearly 150. The inductees come from a broad range of professions including chefs, winemakers, wine writers, educators, publicists, and photographers, adding depth and breadth to the organization's demographics and strengthening its foundation.
Books to Bookmark List for Aug. 2023

Books to Bookmark List for Aug. 2023: Six Great Children’s Books You’ve Likely Never Heard Of

TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Publishers Newswire (PNW), a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its semiannual "books to bookmark" list of six new and interesting children's books from small publishers and self-published authors in North America published over the past year. These children's books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.
AI Brainstorm Creator

AI Brainstorm Creator optimizes the Interface of Human and Artificial Intelligence Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AI Brainstorm Creator has announced its new protocol which builds projects for business, NGOs, and non-profits combining maximized human intelligence with optimized Artificial Intelligence (AI). Their approach does not rely on one or two AI platforms, but is rather a protocol for continuously investigating all the programs and utilizing the best ones for each task, as part of a larger vision.
MCT Indices Report for Aug. 2023

July’s Mortgage Lock Volume Flat Amongst Rising Rates in MCT’s Latest Indices Report for Aug. 2023

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, reported today a relatively flat .44% increase in mortgage lock volume over the prior month. Visit MCT's site to download the full report.
US Kidney Research Corp: Dialyzer showing internal membrane

US Kidney Research Corp Unveils a Breakthrough Ultrafilter Membrane Solution for Dialysis

ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- US Kidney Research Corporation (USKRC) is delighted to announce new groundbreaking research as part of a contract with the University of Arkansas (U of A) resulting in the development of an ultrafiltration membrane with diverse filtering applications for medical and non-medical devices.
Seaside Consultants

Seaside Consultants Offers Timeshare Exit Services to Homeowners in California

ENCINITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When they first sign up, a timeshare can feel like a dream to the person putting pen to paper. But as the reality of the cost sets in, it can start to look more like a nightmare. Fortunately, there's help. Seaside Consultants Group supports people in exploring their timeshare contract termination options.
CDF Labor Law

CDF Labor Law Named to Bloomberg Law 3rd Annual Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Framework

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- CDF Labor Law LLP is pleased to announce that it has been named to Bloomberg Law's third annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Framework for the third consecutive year. CDF is one of 55 U.S.-based law firms that was recognized for its level of disclosure of diversity-related metrics and distinguished performance against six core pillars and more than 85 metrics.
Free PDF Text Editing

PDFgear Announces Completely Free PDF Text Editing Feature Solution

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PDFgear, a leading provider of PDF solutions, announced a piece of exciting news for everyone who works extensively with PDF documents. The company has introduced a free and comprehensive text editing feature in its PDF editor software, which enables users to instantly modify, format, and manipulate text within PDF documents.
AVENU Insights

City of Oxnard Calif. Awards Avenu Insights & Analytics With a Sales & Use Tax Auditing Contract

OXNARD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu), the leading provider of software administration and revenue recovery solutions for state and local governments, has achieved a significant milestone with the award of a Sales & Use Tax Auditing (SUTA) contract by the City of Oxnard, California.
Pantheory Research Organizatio

The Pantheory Research Organization has announced their new, published scientific research and related journal-published papers

CERRITOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pantheory Research Organization has announced the release of their new, published scientific research and related journal-published papers. The first paper is called "The Surprising and unexpected discoveries the James Webb Space Telescope will likely make, based upon our research."
PSS Garage Doors and Gates

PSS Garage Doors & Gates Welcomes David Baker as Branch Manager in Ventura

VENTURA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For more than 35 years, PSS Garage Doors & Gates has brought top-quality overhead doors and automatic gates to customers throughout Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties. The company's dedication to reliable, beautiful products and excellent service hasn't changed, but its management structure has. PSS Garage Doors & Gates welcomes David Baker as the company's new Branch Manager!
Cheyenne Hunt for Congress

Candidate Cheyenne Hunt Secures Spot as Top Democratic Fundraiser in the Race to Represent California’s 45th District

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Attorney and Activist Cheyenne Hunt, a first-time Gen Z candidate running to represent California's 45th district, announced today that her campaign raised over $170,000 in her first quarter. She is humbled by the overwhelming community support.
Soberlink, a recognized leader in addiction treatment solutions

Elevate Your Addiction Treatment Approach: Discover Soberlink’s Groundbreaking Strategies for the Future of Addiction Medicine

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Soberlink, a recognized leader in addiction treatment solutions, has been featured in a special edition of USA Today's Mental Health Magazine focusing on the future of addiction medicine. Soberlink's state-of-the-art alcohol monitoring system, complete with facial recognition, tamper detection, and AI-powered Advanced Reporting, is defining the future of alcohol addiction treatment.
HYPERMODULAR Kiosk Technology

Olea Kiosks launches its HYPERMODULAR Kiosk Technology for automation and to expedite time to market

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Olea Kiosks, the fastest growing provider of self-service kiosk solutions, has announced its new HYPERMODULAR kiosk technology which allows for complex kiosk configurations to be piloted and in-service much faster than a custom designed product.
FineShare, an intelligent software company

FineShare Brings Online Voice Changer Tech to a New Era with its AI Voice Cloning

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- FineShare, an intelligent software company dedicated to providing innovative solutions to improve real-time multimedia experiences for both individuals and business users, proudly announces the launch of its online voice changer. Leveraging AI voice cloning technology, this tool revolutionizes the online voice-changing industry, empowering content creators such as video and podcast producers to realize smart, diverse, secure, and simple voice-changing experiences.
Ana Keller and Peter Andrews

Glancy Wine Education Foundation Announces Ana Keller as President and Adds New Board Member Peter Andrews

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Sonoma vintner Ana Keller as its new board President and the addition of importer Peter Andrews as a new board member. Founding President Cheryl Halloran will remain on the board in her role as Fundraising Chair.
Monthly Lock Volume Increases 31% in Latest June MCT Indices Report

Monthly Lock Volume Increases 31% in Latest June MCT Indices Report for Mortgage Industry

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, reported today a 31% increase in lock volume in June. Visit MCT's website to download the full report. The increase in June's lock volume activity, which is based on actual locked loans, comes after a 15% drop in May's total lock production.
Breath of Life: Finding Long-Term Recovery with Breathwork and Stepwork

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases New Self-Help Book on Using Breathwork for Addiction Recovery

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is proud to release "Breath of Life: Finding Long-Term Recovery with Breathwork and Stepwork" (ISBN: 978-1-956955-87-3 (ebook); 978-1-956955-86-6 (paperback); 978-1956955859 (hardcover)), the first book by Nick Terry TNT, a breathwork specialist, cofounder of addiction rehab Honu House in Hawaii and owner of Breath of Life Recovery.
GridBright

GridBright partners with WindSim Power Inc. to implement next-generation Dynamic Line Rating solution

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Every US transmission owner is looking for the best approach to implement FERC 881 by July 2025. GridBright, WindSim Power, and Avangrid are partnering to implement WindSim Power's non-contact, advanced transmission line monitoring system to increase resiliency and reliability, reduce grid congestion, and provide real-time data that could aid in more renewable energy resources into the New York State electrical grid and validate it as an option for FERC 881 compliance.

iTop Easy Desktop 2 Announced: Powerful Desktop Organization Freeware with ChatAI Robot

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iTop today announced the release of the newest version of its lightweight freeware iTop Easy Desktop, a powerful tool to auto-organize and customize Windows desktops. The latest version brings a brand new experience by adding trendy wallpaper stocks and an optimized ChatAI search tool.
MAGLITE - National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month

Maglite partners with the Pedestrian Safety Institute to support traffic and pedestrian safety during deadliest month of the year, July

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Maglite® brand partners up with the Pedestrian Safety Institute (PSI) to support traffic and pedestrian safety during the deadliest month of the year, July. According to the PSI, July has the highest rate of traffic-related fatalities. The days surrounding July 4th are particularly dangerous and are routinely referred to as the deadliest driving days of the year.
Author and vocalist Bridget Burton with her two pups and book

Bridget Burton’s Second Children’s Sing-Along Book Launches with a Give-Back Campaign Supporting Pet Adoption

LA JOLLA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Children's sing-along book author and vocalist Bridget Burton (pen name) known in her community as Barbara Burton Graf, just published her second children's book "Annie Kai Lani Kai Lou: Maui's Beloved Pup" (ISBN 978-0989562416; Softcover) this month. The illustrated book, designed for early readers, is captured in both a soft cover print, eBook (Kindle) and video/cartoon versions and includes upbeat Hawaiian music with steel guitar and ukulele and vocals by the author herself.
Addmotor M-330F Electric Trike

Addmotor M-330F Electric Trike Might Be The Ultimate Companion For Outdoor Enthusiasts for Summer Trips

EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Addmotor, a rapidly expanding electric vehicle company, is delighted to unveil the latest upgrade to its Triketan M-330F electric trike, designed to redefine the riding experience for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels. Engineered with a combination of power, versatility, and ruggedness, this etrike provides the ultimate companion for all your outdoor adventures.
M-340T Electric Trike From Addmotor

Introducing M-340T Electric Trike from Addmotor – Perfect Etrike For Urban Commuters in California

EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Addmotor, a fast-growing manufacturer of electric mobility solutions, is thrilled to unveil its latest creation, the Grandtan M-340T Electric Trike. Designed specifically for urban commuters, this cutting-edge etrike is set to revolutionize how people travel within the cityscape. It offers a convenient, eco-friendly, and stylish transportation solution that enhances daily commuting experiences.
Elite 11 and Panini

Elite 11 and Panini America Renew Partnership to Empower Young U.S. Athletes

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Elite 11, the renowned quarterback competition for high school football players, and Panini America, the world's largest licensed sports and entertainment collectibles company, have announced the renewal of their partnership to inspire and empower young athletes across the country. Elite 11, powered by Stack Sports, is in full swing hosting their highly anticipated finals, taking place this week, June 14-16, 2023.
Comedians with Disabilities Act

Comedians with Disabilities Act Change Attitudes Through Laughter in 2023 West Coast Comedy Tour

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The founders and contributors of the Comedians with Disabilities Act (CWDA) are about to hit the road for its wildly popular show to span three states: Montana, Oregon and California. They're celebrating Disability Pride month in July, which also happens to coincide with the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Amy Chase of NOMIS SOLUTIONS

Nomis Solutions hires client success veteran Amy Chase as SVP of Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nomis Solutions (Nomis), the leading provider of end-to-end pricing lifecycle management technology, announced that client success veteran Amy Chase has been tapped as Senior Vice President of Services. Chase will be responsible for leading implementations of Nomis Solutions and delivering ongoing services to existing clients.
Sequoia Real Estate and KeyOpp Real Estate

Sequoia Real Estate in San Francisco Launches Partnership Program to Support Agent Growth

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sequoia Real Estate just launched a new partnership program and KeyOpp Real Estate is its first affiliate partner. The program happened somewhat organically as it was in response to one of their agents looking to leverage her experience to grow a company.
MCT: Figure 1: Lock volume for May 2023 broken out by transaction type

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: May 2023 Data from Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the leader in capital markets software and services supporting more lenders with hedging and pipeline management solutions than any other single provider, is pleased to present the MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices for May 2023. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.
Empowered Aging Announces the See Me. Hear Me. Campaign

Empowered Aging Launches the ‘See Me. Hear Me.’ 2023 Campaign in Recognition of Elder Abuse Awareness Month

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Leading Bay Area nonprofit, Empowered Aging announces the launch of their Elder Abuse Awareness campaign, 'See Me. Hear Me.™' This movement is designed to shed light on the vulnerability of older adults and adults with disabilities living in long-term care facilities and in the community. For the month of June, the organization will be sharing stories of the people behind the cases that the Empowered Aging team takes on while preserving privacy.

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