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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the purchase of a retail wine industry book of business from Managing General Agency (MGA) Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC. The accounts in question came to Paragon in the fall of 2017 when they acquired wine industry specialist John Sutak Insurance Brokers, along with two winery programs from the Argo Group.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC today announced the sale of the firm's direct retail wine industry business to retail insurance broker EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants. The accounts in question came to Paragon in the fall of 2017 when they purchased wine industry specialist John Sutak Insurance Brokers, along with two winery programs from the Argo Group.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- An evening of celebration will mark the 20th anniversary for DangerMan, America's Real Life Urban Super Hero at the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, taking place on Saturday, December 8 at the California African American Museum (CAAM). During the affair, DangerMan will pay homage to his friend and recently departed mentor, comic book legend, Stan Lee.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corporation, the world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be showcasing the U10 optical fingerprint sensor, at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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 Juliana Rowland as Managing Director in Orange County. She will be responsible for cultivating new client relationships for the Bank with a focus on Orange County's business community.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Small Business California (SB-Cal) has launched its annual small business survey, open for responses from small business owners and executives throughout the state. Executives will now be able to complete the online questionnaire, which will be used to inform elected officials and policy makers on the issues that are most salient to small business owners in California.
CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Frisbee(R) Sonic, the new "square" Frisbee by Wham-O, has been added to the Fatherly list of 100 Best New Toys of 2018. The designations, compiled by a team of editors, dads and kids, honor the manufacturers who harness technological advancements, imagination and product design to churn out play products that inform, inspire, develop and entertain. Wham-O reinvented the way Frisbee(R) and all discs will fly in the future with the introduction of the Frisbee Sonic.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, a leading provider of educational technology solutions, has joined membership of the WYSE Travel Confederation. WYSE Travel Confederation is a world-renowned not-for-profit organization serving the youth, student, and education travel industry. WYSE membership enables Magnifi to serve the Student and Youth Travel Industry with its state-of-the-art eLearning platform, Learn-WiseGo.
EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The City of El Monte is remembering former Mayor Patricia A. Wallach for her service and dedication to the community, after passing on October 27, 2018. Wallach was 81 years-old.
MCT Inc. Hires Rhiannon Bolen as Regional Sales Manager to Satisfy Increasing Demand for its Product and Service Offerings
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Rhiannon Bolen has joined the company's sales team as one of its Regional Sales Managers and will be responsible for overseeing the Southern territory.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced the appointment of Jesse Decker to the role of chief customer success officer. Decker will lead the company's customer success division and work collaboratively with its product development and marketing teams to help leading mortgage lenders leverage the full potential of Cloudvirga's revolutionary point-of-sale (POS) products.
500 Leaders Expected to Attend 17th Annual Sacramento Event: Women in Law Enforcement Community Awards
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 500 people are expected to attend the 17th annual award luncheon Saturday, November 17th, to recognize winners of the "Women in Law Enforcement" Business and Community Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 2018 marked the 16th consecutive increase in the number of medical residency positions offered and Residents Medical, an educational and residency placement organization, is taking notice.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) announced quarterly net income of $874,988 for the third quarter of 2018, compared to $1,088,043 for the third quarter of 2017. For the nine months ended September 30, 2018, net income was $3,253,441, compared to $2,830,295 for the nine months ended September 30, 2017. Results for the quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2018, include approximately $1.2 million and $1.6 million, respectively, in expenses related to the acquisition of Americas United Bank (OTC Pink: AUNB), which was completed on July 31, 2018.
Magnifi Group to Host 8th Annual Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course in San Francisco Nov 16-18
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Over 60 Spine Fellows and Young Surgeons from the United States' top spine centers and hospitals across the U.S. will attend the 8th annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course, to be held in San Francisco, Calif., November 16-18, 2018, Magnifi Group announced today.
For U.S. Veterans and Service Members, NotaryCam again Offers Complimentary Notarizations Honoring 2018 Veterans Day
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam(R) today announced it would offer free remote online notarization (RON) sessions to United States veterans and current service members in honor of Veterans Day as part of its semi-annual "Help a Hero" initiative. From Friday, November 9 through Monday, November 12, active duty and retired service members can connect to a live notary public via NotaryCam's secure virtual signing room to legally notarize, sign and execute documents and agreements online from anywhere in the world.
Cloudvirga’s Michael Schreck and Kyle Kamrooz lauded among Orange County’s most influential business leaders for 2018
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that company CEO Michael Schreck and Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz have been named to Orange County Business Journal's "OC 500" list of the most influential business leaders in Orange County, California.
Realtor Leslie Kavanaugh Announces Opportunity to Own Best Home in Malibu’s Most Coveted Area of Point Dume
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Luxury Estate REALTOR, Leslie Kavanaugh, has announced an exceptional property located in Malibu's most coveted neighborhood offered for $8,888,888. This exquisite property and estate offer an unparalleled combination of superior finishes, high tech services, and gorgeous coastlines views.
Mortgage Capital Trading to Secure Sensitive Borrower Data Exposed in 90 Percent of Secondary Market Transactions
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it is incorporating the company's patent-pending geocoding technology into its Bid Auction Manager(TM) (BAM) whole loan trading platform in order to shield borrower addresses from being shared with non-buying entities throughout the whole loan bidding process.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Protecting equipment during travel preserves sensitive equipment from damage, as Western Case shares firsthand how blow molded carrying equipment cases and custom foam packaging protects equipment. The in-stock, semi-custom, and custom designed carrying cases can fit any kind of equipment just right to prevent damage.
70 Years of Fun and Games: Take a Stroll Down Memory Lane with Wham-O ‘Super Book’ to Celebrate Its History
CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Wham-O, the iconic all-American recreational toy brand, will release a new commemorative book marking the 70th anniversary of the company. The book, entitled "SUPER BOOK - Fantastic Tales From Inside The Fun Factory" (ISBN: 978-0692163054), takes readers on a journey through the innovation and imagination that led to the creation of some of the world's most inventive, beloved toys and games that every family has played with for the last 70 years.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "I'm a woman ... living in the 21st century. My existence is not a crime, and it's not for trade. I have the right to choose, and my choice is freedom, liberty, and persistence," says Golsa Sarabi an international actress and a business entrepreneur. Being a woman means to have strength, to stand up, and to fight! To fight for freedom, for equality and for change. You are not alone ... I'm standing with you.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc. has announced the release of an Application Program Interface (API) between its eLearning Learn-WiseGo platform and the Med World Live video delivery platform. This integration allows authorized sales trainees to view Med World Live videos directly in their Learn-WiseGo content library.
EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- El Monte residents will have access to a new open and green space thanks to a $2 million grant. The California Natural Resources Agency awarded the City of El Monte a $2.3 million grant to develop the Gateway Park and Open Space Project.
ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that QRL Financial Services (QRL), a nationwide provider of residential mortgage lending services for community banks and credit unions, has leveraged its eVault technology to purchase eNotes. The announcement was made during the 24th Annual CUNA Lending Council Conference.
ReverseVision Vice President Wendy Peel Recognized as One of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women of 2018
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the reverse mortgage industry, announced today that Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel has been honored by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) Magazine as one of Mortgage Banking's Most Powerful Women.
News: MCT to Unveil its MSRlive! Platform that Accurately, Easily and Quickly Values Servicing Portfolios
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced the upcoming launch of MSRlive!, a powerful web-based platform designed to effectively support lenders' efforts to build, maintain and optimize their servicing portfolios.
News: American Veterans Center will Honor Mag Instrument at National Archives during the Annual Veterans Conference
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mag Instrument Inc. CEO Tony Maglica and the company will be recognized during the 21st Annual Conference at the National Archives Conference (NAC) on Friday, Oct. 26. The conference is part of the American Veterans Center's Annual three day veteran's conference.
Smart Airport Solutions introduced by NEXT Future Transportation Inc. to Improve Passenger Experience
SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NEXT Future Transportation Inc. ("NEXT"), a leading robotic vehicle company has introduced its Smart Airport Solutions in response to calls for greater convenience, as well as improved operational efficiency and profitability for the industry.
News: Digital Mortgage Maven Kelly Purcell Joins NotaryCam as EVP of Marketing and Business Development
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam, leader in online notarization and the original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that the company has hired digital mortgage specialist Kelly Purcell as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, Calif., announced the promotions of Margaret Rheinwald to Senior Vice President, Controller and Sharokin Badal to Senior Vice President, Treasury Services. The promotions reflect their years of service with the bank and their meaningful contributions to support the company's ongoing growth and expansion.
HAYWARD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pentagon Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of ultra-high purity cleaning, contamination detection, coating products and services to the semiconductor, pharmaceutical, microelectronic, and solar industries, entered into a strategic partnership with Kurita Water Industries, Ltd. of Japan.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, helped raise more than $50,000 for wounded veterans and families affected by cancer as a corporate sponsor of the Finance of America Mortgage Charity Golf Tournament and Auction benefitting the Golden State Impact Project.
Mold Inspection Sciences Inc. in L.A. Announces its New Investment of FLIR Infrared Camera Technology to Expand Testing Capabilities
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mold Inspection Sciences (MIS) today announced the rollout of FLIR E6 Infrared Cameras across all Mold Inspection Sciences service areas through Southern California, Oregon and Colorado. The introduction of this advanced, non-invasive technology allows MIS field teams to zero in on and identify potential sources of moisture during testing and sampling investigations.
SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting a Halloween dance party on Friday, October 26, 2018. The party will be held at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel located at 2600 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, CA 94583. Singles are especially invited. Couples are also welcome. "It makes a great date," said Phil Seyer, Director of Professionals Guild.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that insurance industry veteran Kevin Harnetiaux has joined the firm as Senior Vice president and Chief Operating Officer of EPIC's Sacramento Region, including Sacramento, Calif., Gold River, Calif., and Reno, Nev.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For medical students who want to practice medicine in the U.S., September is the most important month. Why? September is when the application process starts for medical school graduates to begin their hands-on training or Graduate Medical Education (GME). The competition is fierce. That's where Residents Medical comes in.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- XG Communities LLC and the City of La Puente, Calif. announced that approximately 1,500 street light poles are now available to wireless carriers and technology companies for small cell deployment. The street light poles are available on XG Communities' Site SeleX Platform.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that full-service mortgage lender Thrive Mortgage LLC (formerly Georgetown Mortgage) is deploying Cloudvirga digital mortgage technology to loan officers across its more than 50 branch locations nationwide. The lender expects 70 percent of its loan production will be powered by Cloudvirga technology by the end of the quarter.
ReverseVision and STRATMOR Group Partner to Integrate First-Ever HECM Borrower Satisfaction Benchmark into MortgageSAT
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced it is partnering with leading mortgage industry advisory firm STRATMOR Group to develop the first-ever HECM borrower satisfaction benchmark as part of STRATMOR's MortgageSAT Borrower Satisfaction Program.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, announced that it has been selected to demo its recently launched Mobile POS at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Conference & Expo 2018, taking place October 14-17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington, D.C.
MAGLITE Flashlight and Video of Hero San Bernardino Sheriff Jim Considine on Display at National Law Enforcement Museum
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The National Law Enforcement Museum will open to the public on October 13 in Washington D.C. and MAGLITE representatives and San Bernardino County Sheriff Lieutenant Jim Considine will be in attendance to experience this momentous occasion.
DocMagic Teams with Southern California Non-Profit Groups in Support of 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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 donated a shipment of its popular custom-made pink bunny slippers, which will be handed out at a blood drive event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Twenty percent of all donated blood will be given to cancer treatment and research.
Eight Notable U.S. Charities Selected to Receive Neotrope’s 2018 JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grant Award
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a California-based marketing, branding, entertainment, publishing and technology firm founded in 1983, today announced the eight U.S. 501(c)(3) charities selected for its annual J.L. Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants program for 2018/19. With this year's Grant, each charity will receive up to $2400 in services including PR, marketing and social media promotion.
Imagine John Lennon at 78, Helping to End Hunger, One License Plate at a Time, with California Association of Food Banks
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today would have marked the 78th birthday of John Lennon, and his legacy is still helping to "Imagine there's no hunger," in California, Florida and throughout the U.S. Yoko Ono Lennon has kindly authorized the use of the iconic self-portrait image to help the California Association of Food Banks and Feeding Florida in their ongoing fight to end hunger.
For Q418, The Mortgage Collaborative Expands Benchmark, Collaboration Labs and Working Group Member Engagement Initiatives
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced that they have added and expanded upon several of their member benefits. With the continued growth of their national lender member network, TMC has increased the size and scope of their engagement programs to offer even more opportunities for their members to network and collaborate.
NEXT Future Transportation is initiating its own response to the global single-use e-Commerce packaging waste challenge
SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NEXT Future Transportation Inc. ('NEXT'), The world's leading automated transportation innovator for Smart and Connected Cities is responding to and initiating its own response to the global single-use e-Commerce packaging waste challenge.
California Receives Top Grades in Digital Technology for 2018, One of Three States that Won Three Category Awards
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California received an overall grade of A- from the Center for Digital Government’s 2018 Digital States Survey. The biannual survey benchmarks government use of digital technologies to improve service delivery, increase capacity and reach policy goals across all 50 states.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA has received a 2018 Clean Air Award from the South Coast Air Quality Management District for educating the public about energy efficient vehicles.
NEXT Future Transportation: Autonomous Transport Success Depends on Project Finance and Public-Private Partnerships
SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NEXT Future Transportation Inc. ("NEXT"), the global leader in modular-electric vehicle solutions, today announced it will be participating in the International Project Finance Association ("IPFA Americas") conference, Autonomous and Connected Vehicles: Impacts and Implications, on Thursday, Oct. 25 at the office of Nixon Peabody LLC in Los Angeles.