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San Diego Attorney Stanley D. Prowse featured on Andrea Kaye Radio Show 'Legal Eagle' Programs

CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Carlsbad attorney Stan Prowse was approached in early 2013 by the Andrea Kaye Financial News and Talk radio show to participate in a Legal Eagle series of segments focused on Family Law. Since that time seven segments have been produced and aired live on AM1450 San Diego and AM1510 Las Angeles.

Employee Benefits Professional Sama Hershey Davis joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center in North Bay

PETALUMA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Sama Hershey Davis in their North Bay employee benefits consulting practice. Hershey Davis brings 15 years of experience in healthcare, benefits consulting, human resources, compliance, wellness and client relationship management to EPIC.

Interpreters Unlimited Inc. Doubles Revenue with Acquisition of Albors and Alnet, a Translation and Medical Transportation Company

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Interpreters Unlimited, Inc. today announced that it has recently acquired Albors and Alnet, a language and medical transportation company. And, the Bank of Southern California was instrumental in providing the financing for the acquisition. As a result of this acquisition, Interpreters Unlimited has doubled its number of employees; can now offer medical transportation services; and has a presence on the east coast.

The Carlyle Group to acquire a controlling equity stake in Edgewood Partners Insurance Center

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a leading retail insurance broker headquartered in California, announced today that funds managed by global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group ( NASDAQ:CG ) have agreed to acquire a controlling equity stake in the company. Carlyle's investment will enable EPIC to continue to execute its organic growth strategy and support strategic acquisitions of complementary insurance distribution platforms throughout the U.S.

Postdoc Union Launches Campaign Urging UC to Reimburse Employees for Contractual Health Benefits UC Unfairly Refused to Provide

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- UAW 5810, the union representing more than 6,000 postdoctoral scholars at the University of California, has launched a new online push for action urging UC to stop dragging its feet and reimburse many newly-immigrated postdocs for health care benefits it is contractually obligated to provide. The ads, which are linked to a change.org petition, can be seen here.

EPIC Insurance recognized as a 'Best Place to Work in Insurance' for 2013 – fourth year honored

SAN MATEO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fourth year as a Best Place to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.

Quandis Inc introduces new Web Interfaces to Reach Additional Entities and Process More Mortgage Valuation Transactions

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology and Web-based solutions, today announced that it has developed a number of different new integrations between its clients and the technology platforms that are used to place and securely transmit data on completed valuation orders.

The Compliance Group Inc offers third-party services management for mortgage bankers

CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group, Inc. announces third party services management, including management of appraisal management companies (AMCs) for mortgage bankers, and the mortgage lending operations of community banks and credit unions.

Bank of Southern California welcomes Kevin McGuire, appointed to lead the bank's Coachella Valley region

PALM DESERT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Bank of Southern California, N.A. announces that former Palm Desert National Bank CEO and Chairman, Kevin McGuire has been appointed to lead the bank's Coachella Valley region. Mr. McGuire currently serves as Special Assistant to the Chancellor at UC Riverside, Palm Desert Campus.

Planese Releases 2013 Remodeling Sentiment Report for Northern California: Homeowners Again Excited About Remodeling

SUNNYVALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Planese, Inc. has announced its Northern California findings from its Fall 2013 'U.S. Remodeling Sentiment Report.' This release will coincide with the 3-day Home and Garden Show at the Santa Clara Convention Center that starts on Sept. 13. This forward-looking report, based on data from Planese's survey of 2,000 homeowners nationwide, has documented trends in the home improvement industry since 2005.

Quandis Inc Expands California Staff to support growth in its Default Servicing Technology SaaS

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, today announced that it has hired technical staff members across the board to prepare for a growing demand for its lending industry SaaS applications.

LendingQB's Loan Origination System helps Venta Financial Group Completely Automate Lending

COSTA MESA, Calif., /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, today announced that Venta Financial Group, Inc., a wholesale and retail mortgage banker, has experienced stellar results since implementing its browser-based end-to-end loan origination system (LOS).

MCT Trading Inc. named to San Diego Business Journal 2013 Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc., a leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that it has been named to the San Diego Business Journal's 2013 'Top 100' annual fastest-growing private companies list, with a specific ranking of 24. Organizations that earned a spot on the list were honored at a recent awards ceremony held at the Paradise Point Resort and in San Diego.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center acquires SafeHarbor Risk Management, expands to the East Coast

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a rapidly growing retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced it has acquired SafeHarbor Risk Management. The firm has locations in New York and Boston, Mass.

The Compliance Group, Inc. expands into larger offices to meet increased demand for Mortgage Compliance Services

CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group, Inc., has relocated from its original San Marcos, Calif.-location into a larger office space, located at 1901 Camino Vida Roble, Ste. 115 in Carlsbad. According to Annemaria Allen, president of The Compliance Group, increased activity in the regulatory sector was a driving factor in the decision to move.

Jim Gillette of Edgewood Partners Insurance Center named a 40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leader

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Jim Gillette has been selected by Business Insurance magazine as a '40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leader' award winner. Gillette is one of only eight to receive this honor in the Western Region.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, Dowling Capital Partners and Premier Insurance Team to Change Hispanic Insurance Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today a partnership with Dowling Capital Partners (DCP) and Premier Insurance Services, focusing on the personal insurance needs of the Hispanic market in the West and Southwest regions of the United States.

Dr. Barry Eichengreen to guest on 'Market Wrap with Moe Ansari' to discuss the looming threat of Europe on Wall Street

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On April 10, Dr. Barry Eichengreen will be the Guest Expert on 'Market Wrap with Moe Ansari,' a nationally syndicated radio show that analyzes Wall Street news and provides insight into the complexities of the stock market.

Karl Kim of Retirement Planning Advisors Inc is quickly gaining a reputation as California's 'go-to-guy' in retirement crisis planning

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Retirement Planning Advisors, Inc.'s Karl Kim CFP, CLTC, is a Medi-Cal specialist who is quickly gaining a reputation for being California's 'go-to-guy' in the retirement crisis planning arena. In fact, RPA is California's first firm completely dedicated to retirement crisis planning and pre-planning.

Retirement crisis expert and author Karl Kim Offers Medi-Cal and Long-term Care Solutions in his New Book

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to retirement crisis expert. and author of 'Don't Go Broke Paying the Nursing Home' (ISBN: 978-0988902619), Karl Kim, CFP, CLTC; each year thousands of people are thrust into a 'care crisis' when a family member or loved one needs long-term care.

San Diego's Bank of Southern California announced that they have acquired branch building from the FDIC

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, after more than two years of leasing their La Quinta office, Bank of Southern California announced that they have acquired the space permanently from the FDIC. At the end of 2010, Bank of Southern California began leasing the space, as well as another location in Palm Springs, when it acquired the two branch offices from Palm Desert National Bank.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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