California NEWS INDEX

California NEWS INDEX

California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories

California NEWS INDEX

California NEWS INDEX
California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories
SecuGen Unity-20-Bluetooth 2019

SecuGen Corp. to Showcase its New Unity 20 Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader at the RSA Conference 2019

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corporation, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce they will be showcasing the new Unity(TM) 20 Bluetooth fingerprint reader at the RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco in early March.
MAGNIFI Group and BESPA Global

Magnifi Group and BESPA Global Host 2019 Lower Extremity IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons from leading US Orthopaedic and Podiatric Surgery Centers and Hospitals will attend the 2nd annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course, to be held in Denver, Colo., May 3 - 5, 2019, Magnifi Group announced today.
Kevin A. Nye - COO Services

As Demand for Management Outsourcing Increases, California Consultant Kevin A. Nye Introduces Fractional COO Services For Small Business

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With the emergence of Fractional Leadership Roles in the business community, local consultant Kevin A. Nye recently introduced Fractional Chief Operating Officer (COO) services for small businesses in Southern California.
Dominic Iannitti - Top 25 Leaders

MReport Names DocMagic CEO Dominic Iannitti a 2019 ‘Top 25 Industry Leader and Influencer’

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that MReport magazine has named company president and CEO Dominic Iannitti one of its Top 25 Industry Leaders & Influencers for 2019.
GETEC Industrial North America

GETEC Industrial in Torrance Announces Launch of Its Redesigned Website

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Getec Industrial announces the launch of its redesigned website. The site has been updated with a new look and feel that incorporates the latest features of online web design, as well as optimizing the site for mobile devices such as phones and tablets.
CA Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments

CA Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for Feb. 7, 2019 to the California Apprenticeship Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past Thursday (Feb. 7) Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: First, Yvonne de la Pena, 53, of Elk Grove, has been reappointed to the California Apprenticeship Council, where she has served since 2015. De la Pena is executive director of the California Firefighter JAC, a position she has held since 1999.
CAL STATE LA - Los Angeles

Cal State LA receives WM Keck Foundation grant for Innovation and Design Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA has been awarded a grant to establish an Innovation and Design Center that will foster a learning community focused on design and manufacturing. With a $325,000 grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation, the center will provide project-based learning for more than 1,000 undergraduate students annually .
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces Q4-2018 and Year End Financial Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) announced quarterly net income of $2.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2018, compared to $875 thousand in the third quarter of 2018 and $1.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2017. For the year ended December 31, 2018, net income was $5.3 million compared to $4.0 million for the year ended December 31, 2017.
Halo CEO Ally Maruszewski

Halo Staffing Group Earns 2019 ClearlyRated ‘Best Of Staffing Client’ Award

CHINO HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Halo Staffing Group, a leading staffing agency in the healthcare and clinical lab industries, announced today that they have won ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing(R) Client Award for providing superior service to their clients. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing Client winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients.
Animal Lovers protest, CBS Television City

Los Angeles Protest to Hit CBS Friday Over Big Boi Super Bowl Fur Fiasco!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- JaneUnChained News Network, a 501(c)(3) based in Los Angeles, announces that animal lovers across the nation are expressing their disappointment and disgust over the glorification of fur by CBS during its Super Bowl halftime show as rapper Big Boi appeared drenched in fur. In a tragic irony, the word LOVE then filled the screen.
Utelogy zoom room interface

AV Technology Leader, Utelogy Unveils Zoom Room Integration at ISE 2019

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy Corporation, maker of enterprise software platform for control and intelligent connected workspaces, continues to expand its value in the enterprise by delivering native control of a Zoom Room from any Utelogy U-Control interface.
CEO Mark Cloutier of Caminar

Caminar Announces Mark Cloutier as New CEO of California Behavioral Health Nonprofit

SAN MATEO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Caminar has announced the appointment of Mark Cloutier, MPP, MPH, as Chief Executive Officer of the $39M nonprofit behavioral health organization. Dedicated to empowering and supporting individuals and families with complex needs to move toward resilience, wellness and independence, Caminar serves more than 20,000 people each year in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.
UTELOGY CORP

Utelogy Corp. Delivers Cisco Touch 10 Integration at Integrated Systems Europe 2019 (ISE)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy, maker of enterprise software for managing, monitoring and controlling connected workspaces, expands its value further into the enterprise when users combine a Cisco Touch 10 panel with Utelogy's U-Control.
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California, NA Names Scott Yates as Regional Managing Director

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has expanded its business development team with the appointment of Scott Yates as Group Managing Director of Branch Sales and Deposit Origination. He will be responsible for leading the branch banking group in their efforts to grow the bank's core deposits, deepening existing client relationships and originating new client relationships.
Utelogy U-Manage Dashboard 2019

Utelogy Corporation Launches U-Manage – New Generation Management Portal to Monitor Your Entire AV Infrastructure

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy Corporation, maker of enterprise software platform for control and intelligent connected workspaces, launches an all-new U-Manage - the platform's management, monitoring and analytics portal - today at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2019 in Amsterdam.
Orchid Bay Belize - Legacy Global Development

Legacy Global Development Announces Phase 2 of Orchid Bay, Belize Beachfront Condos Project for 2019

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Global Development today announced the launch of its Phase 2 expansion for its Orchid Bay, Belize property. Phase 2 will include the construction of Tower-C, which will feature six ultra-luxurious Beachfront Condominiums. Architecture is being done by Zurcher Arquitectos, with interior design being handled by its sister company, Zurcher Interiors.
Kevin Morrison CEO

Utelogy Corporation Continues Transformation, Appoints Kevin Morrison as CEO

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy Corporation, the leading software company in Enterprise Management & Control, announced today that it has appointed industry veteran Kevin Morrison as Chief Executive Officer to lead the company through its next phase of innovation and growth.
EPIC Holdings Inc. and INTEGRO

EPIC Holdings Inc. Finalizes its Acquisition of Integro USA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Holdings, Inc. ('EPIC') today announced the closing of EPIC's acquisition of Integro Holdings Inc. (substantially all of the U.S. operations of Integro Group Holdings). Please see our press release issued on December 17, 2018 that follows for more details and comments on the transaction.
Leadership California

NonProfit, Leadership California, Announces 2019 Legacy of Leadership Awards Honorees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leadership California, whose mission is to increase the representation of women leaders and elevate their influence in business, public service, and local communities across the state, is pleased to announce the 2019 Legacy of Leadership award recipients.  Each year, Leadership California recognizes individuals and corporations who have made significant contributions and support the advancement of women.
Western Case Inc

Riverside-based Western Case Inc. Shares Variety of Products Created with Blow Molding

RIVERSIDE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Blow molding manufacturer, Western Case, shares the variety of products and markets that benefit from plastic product manufacturing from the design to delivery. The California-based company has manufactured products for over 40 years, servicing customers in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia.
John E Chung of BCAL

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Names John E. Chung as Group Managing Director

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the appointment of John Chung as Group Managing Director of Business Banking. He will be responsible for leading the team's impact of meeting the banking needs of small to medium sized businesses throughout Southern California.
SoCal Neck and Back Injury Center

Reducing Neck and Back Pain in 2019: Standing Desks and a Chiropractic Subscription from SoCal Neck & Back Injury Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's been said many times recently that sitting is the new smoking. The long term sitting at an office desk can put serious stress on the lower back, says SoCal Neck & Back Injury Center. Lower back can be debilitating, and can cause a chain of other issues, including headaches, neck issues, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and even heart disease.
Cloudvirga COO Kyle Kamrooz

Kyle Kamrooz of Cloudvirga named top mortgage professional under 40 for 2019, his second consecutive year

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that company Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz has been named to National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine's list of the 40 most influential mortgage professionals under 40 for the second year in a row.
NotaryCam’s Rick Triola

NotaryCam Helps East Texas Title Complete Its First Remote Online Closing (ROC)

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam(R), the pioneering and market leader in remote online notarization and mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that East Texas Title has executed its first remote online closing (ROC(TM)) in Texas since the state's remote online notarization law went into effect. The transaction, which was executed using NotaryCam's eClose360(R) eClosing platform, was performed on behalf of a couple currently located in Colorado and selling their property in Longview, Texas.
The Senior Artists' Art Exhibit - Collection from the Treasure Chest

Art News: Grand Opening of The Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit – Collection from the Treasure Chest in Los Angeles

COVINA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senior Artists' Art Exhibit - Collection from the Treasure Chest, held by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum, had its Grand Opening at the museum on January 26, 2019. Senior painting artists from both the main-stream and Chinese societies in many cities, turned their rich live experiences into color brushes, and they sketched, outlined and drew their ideologies and expectations about mankind and the world into wonderful paintings, painting the splendid world in their eyes and showed the richness and colorfulness of the spiritual lives of theirs.
EPIC Insurance

EPIC to Sponsor Generations Family Business Conference 2019 in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it will sponsor the Generations Family Business Conference on Feb. 11-12, 2019 at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, Calif.
Wham-O and Smacircle Partner

Wham-O and Smacircle Partner to Develop Innovative eBikes to Make City Travel Easier and Fun

CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Wham-O, the iconic all-American recreational brand synonymous with fun and sport, announced a strategic partnership with Smacircle LMT Ltd to introduce better solutions in "LAST MILE" transportation. This partnership brings a company with 70 years of cultural significance together with the creativity and innovation of the Smacircle startup.
copr. Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang - all rights reserved

Solo exhibition of international art master Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang is held at Ratchadamnoen Contemporary Art Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Rare Art, Inc. in Covina, California, announces the solo exhibition of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang, a noble international art master whose accomplishments has been appraised by the United States Congress and art scholars of world authorities, has been held world-wide - including China, San Francisco and currently in Thailand - in efforts to develop cultural exchange between the East and the West.
Cloudvirga

Fintech provider Cloudvirga closes 2018 with customers producing nearly $200B in loan volume, secures $50m in capital

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage software, closed the books on 2018 with a 54 percent year-over-year increase in mortgage loan volume processed through its intelligent Mortgage Platform(TM). The strong 2018 results topped a long list of achievements.
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Speaker Rendon Appoints Pedro Nava to Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced his appointment of Pedro Nava to the Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery.
City of El Monte California

El Monte CA to Celebrate Grand Opening of Affordable Housing Development Jan 24 2019 – Palo Verde Apartments

EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The City of El Monte is fulfilling the housing needs of homeless veterans and low-income families with the grand opening of Palo Verde Apartments (4704 Peck Road) on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
CURSIVE IS COOL 2019

Cursive is Cool 2019 Handwriting Contest Launches in US and Canada on National Handwriting Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The annual Cursive is Cool(R) contests for 2019, under the auspices of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, will launch on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year. Cursive writing continues to enjoy increased appreciation in the United States and around the world. Scientific studies reveal the benefits of writing by hand to positively impact motor skills, cognitive development and improved learning outcomes such as better recall and retention for young learners.
MAG Instrument, Inc.

2019 SHOT Show: Radio Host Dana Loesch and SFC (r) US Army Dana Bowman to Appear on Behalf of MAGLITE

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mag Instrument, Inc. / MAGLITE(R) will welcome Dana Loesch, nationally syndicated radio talk show host and Dana Bowman American hero, veteran and founder of the Halo for Freedom Foundation, to MAGLITE's Booth 4029 during the run of the SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
HAC - Remember Gu Ji In

Remembering Gu Ji-in: Bay Area Human Rights Association for Forced Conversion, Hold One Year Memorial

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to the Human Rights Association for Forced Conversion (HAC), Northern California Branch, on December 30th, Ms. Gu Ji-in, a 25 year old women was found dead at a lodging in Hwasun; a victim of a coercive conversion program. The Hwasun Police Department confirmed an investigation and the woman's parents were questioned about their involvement in the confinement and death of their daughter.
Smart Cities Prevail

Study: California Housing Workforce Shortage in 2019 is a Barrier to Affordability

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to California's Housing and Community Development Department (HCD), the golden state must dramatically increase the productive capacity of its residential construction sector in order to create enough new housing to improve affordability. However, new research released today by Smart Cities Prevail shows the industry has failed to make the investments necessary to compete for the more than 200,000 new workers necessary to meet this ambitious goal.
Dr Don Harte

Golden Globes Vax Hoax: ‘A New Stupid Low for Golden Globes – Flu Shots for All,’ says Dr. Don Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is "outraged by the dog-and-pony flu shot show during the recent Golden Globes awards. But it was entertaining, in a very weird way, including the shock and disgust of some of the intended victims, notably William Defoe."
EPIC and HR Hotlink

EPIC Insurance Brokers and HR Hotlink Partner for the Benefit of CNCDA Members

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today a marketing and distribution agreement with HR Hotlink. Both firms are longtime valued partners of the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA).
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Names Bill Lamison VP, Underwriter

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the appointment of Bill Lamison as Vice President, Underwriter. He will join the company's established business banking team and will be responsible for structuring, analyzing and underwriting commercial credit for new clients as well as managing an existing portfolio of customers.
Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom

Calif. Gov. Newsom Proposes 2019-20 ‘California For All’ State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Newly elected Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom submitted his 2019-20 “California for All” budget proposal to the Legislature this week – a fiscal blueprint that builds a strong financial foundation by investing an unprecedented $13.6B in budget resiliency and paying down unfunded pension liabilities.
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Speaker Rendon Reacts to Gov. Newsom’s 2019 Budget Proposal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement after Gov. Gavin Newsom released his initial budget proposal: “Years of smart budgeting by legislative Democrats and Gov. Jerry Brown give us a healthy fiscal picture and the opportunity to expand economic opportunity for all.
Dan Sogorka and Kelly Kucera

Dan Sogorka, Former FNF/Black Knight executive joins Cloudvirga as chief revenue officer

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced the appointments of Dan Sogorka as chief revenue officer and Kelly Kucera as senior vice president of marketing. Sogorka, a seasoned mortgage technology executive, will drive Cloudvirga's continued revenue growth and oversee the firm's sales and marketing strategy with the help of veteran cloud technology marketer Kucera.
UNiQ Realty

UNiQ Realty Launches its New Virtual Real Estate Brokerage Bringing the Real Estate Industry Into the 21st Century

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With the launch of its new Virtual Real Estate Brokerage, UNiQ Realty brings a solution to the need, giving participating real estate agents full ownership over their real estate businesses and allowing homeowners to receive the best possible service.
Real Estate - 2715 Ribera Road Carmel

Unique Luxury Home in Carmel Available to Own a Piece of Oceanside Paradise

CARMEL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jonathan Spencer Properties has announced a rare opportunity to own an oceanfront slice of heaven in sought-after Carmel Meadows. To live in Carmel Meadows is to live in arguably one of the most gorgeous and glorious places imaginable. At over 4,200 square feet, this 5-bedroom and 3.5 bath property offers a beautiful canvas for the next owner to create a showpiece refuge in an exquisite setting that captures the senses and inspires the mind.
Stutterer Interrupted

Stuttering Comedienne Nina G Releases her Memoir in 2019 – ‘Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn’t Happen’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Stuttering Comedian, Nina G. announces the release of her second book: "Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn't Happen" (ISBN: 978-1631526428; August 6, 2019). While childhood angst and everyday incidents offer fodder for her stand-up comedy on stage, Nina G. peels aside the punchlines to share her very personal story in her new book.
Blake Kirk

EPIC Insurance Adds Blake Kirk as a Principal in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Blake Kirk has joined the firm's operations in Northern California as a Senior Vice President and Principal.
Randy Pizer

Randy Pizer Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers in Orange County, Calif.

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants ('EPIC') announced today that risk management and insurance professional Randy Pizer has joined the firm's operations in California as Vice President/Account Executive.
Danyel Shipley

MCT’s Danyel Shipley Honored as one of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women for 2018 by NMP Magazine

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that long-time employee Danyel Shipley was name to National Mortgage Professional Magazine's (NMP) 2018 list of Mortgage Banking's Most Powerful Women.
Ashley Lundquist of Cloudvirga

Former Houzz and Drip leader, Ashley Lundquist, joins Cloudvirga as vice president of talent

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced the appointment of Ashley Lundquist as vice president of talent. Lundquist will oversee the firm's initiatives to attract, develop and retain top technology talent as Cloudvirga rapidly expands its team.
The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds 44 New Lender Members in 2018, Now Growing Staff to Serve 2019 Expansion

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the mortgage industry's only independent cooperative, today announced it added 44 new lender member companies in 2018, its strongest year ever for new member growth. To help support the significant growth of their network, TMC has also added Sarah Oldani and Jennifer Haning to their staff.
Lori Boucher at Bank of Southern California

Bank of Southern California NA Names Lori Boucher VP Branch Manager, La Quinta Branch

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has named Lori Boucher Vice President, Branch Manager. She will be responsible for sales and service of both consumer and business relationships at Bank of Southern California's La Quinta branch in Coachella Valley.

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