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SIMI VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, in partnership with GE, are pleased to announce that the 2024 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program will open for applications on October 16, 2023. This program awards up to $400,000 in scholarships to deserving high school seniors across the country in 2024.
Japanese Whiskys from Asaka Distillery win Silver and Double Gold Medals at NY World Wine and Spirits Competition
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The 2023 New York World Wine and Spirits Competition awarded its coveted Double Gold Medal to Asaka Distillery's Asaka Single Malt Japanese Whisky, Aril Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Cask Reserve, and a Silver Medal to Asaka Single Malt Japanese Whisky, Bourbon Cask Reserve, Suzuki-Marketing, Incorporated announced today.
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) received support from the U.S. House of Representatives Soccer Caucus this week to help highly talented players be granted visas to play in the United States. Professional soccer players from around the world are currently being denied entry into the United States despite the clear intention of Congress to make sure professional athletes are able to enter the country.
World Open Water Swimming Association Announces Final Review on Nyad’s 2013 Cuba-Florida Swim: Ratification Denied
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The World Open Water Swimming Association's (WOWSA) Advisory Board reached a decision regarding Diana Nyad's submission for ratification for the Cuba to Florida swim in 2013. WOWSA supports a global community of open water swimmers committed to safety, sportsmanship, and adventure.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In recognition of National Recovery Month this September, Soberlink, the 'Gold Standard' in alcohol monitoring, is proud to announce the launch of its 'Addiction Care is Healthcare' campaign. The initiative seeks to normalize addiction care and firmly establish its place within the larger umbrella of holistic healthcare.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they received a $25,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love in support of their lifesaving work for animals in the Sacramento region.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iTop has rolled out the latest version of iTop Data Recovery, setting a new standard in file recovery with its remarkable 99% success rate. This new version empowers users to effortlessly recover deleted, formatted, or lost files, showcasing cutting-edge scanning algorithms that expedite the process. iTop Data Recovery 4 also introduces a redesigned user interface for a smoother experience and faster speed.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 . 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 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 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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Grandparents For Truth Join Temecula Community Leaders, One Temecula Valley PAC, to Demand Recall of TVUSD School Board Members
TEMECULA, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- On Sat., August 5, at 11 a.m. PDT, local residents with People For the American Way's Grandparents For Truth will join the One Temecula Valley PAC for a press conference and rally to secure petition signatures for the recall campaign of 3 "politically extreme" school board members with the Temecula Valley Unified School District (TVUSD): Trustee and Board President Joseph Komrosky, Trustee Danny Gonzalez, and Trustee Jennifer Wiersma.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he has signed the following bills: First, AB 72 by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner (D-Encinitas) – Coastal resources: research: landslides and erosion: early warning system.
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."
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.