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SocialCoach.io Welcomes Fintech Pro Andria Lightfoot and Launches AI Driven Social Media Marketing Solution
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SocialCoach (socialcoach.io), a leading mortgage and real estate social media technology platform today announced the appointment of Andria Lightfoot as company President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) amidst their first-even AI Driven Social Media product launch.
New Book ‘Our Walk with Grandma’ Showcases That Fun Multigenerational Walks Create Memories that Transcend Generations
MURRIETA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A newly released children's book, "Our Walk with Grandma" is both fun and educational. It shares a cherished time of a grandma and her grandkids enjoying a beautiful walk together while learning about the surrounding nature. It's written by Dolores F. Kurzeka, delightfully illustrated by Nichole Monahan and posthumously released by her children to honor her memory.
Launch of new sustainable footwear brand BURUDANI announced – natural comfort with every step
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MIRACLE MILES GROUP INC., a footwear technology enterprise that owns the popular brand Dream Pairs, Amazon's #1 female fashion footwear brand, and Bruno Marc, is pleased to announce the launch of a new sustainable brand, BURUDANI. Rooted by a mission to provide "natural comfort with every step," MIRACLE MILES GROUP INC.'s newest brand is dedicated to providing innovative footwear solutions for the modern woman.
Nomis Solutions Featured in Tech Demo Super Session at Consumer Bankers Association Live Conference – CBA LIVE 2023
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nomis Solutions (Nomis), the leading provider of end-to-end pricing lifecycle management technology, announces its sponsorship of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) annual conference, 'LIVE.' In addition to the sponsorship, Nomis will be one of 10 companies featured in CBA Live's Tech Demo Super Session. The session explores innovations from top financial service providers including Salesforce, Blend and Glia.
Camarillo Wedding Expo takes the planning outdoors for 2023: geared toward couples looking to take advantage of the stunning natural surroundings
CAMARILLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Sunday, March 26, couples and wedding planners have the opportunity to nail down the details of their upcoming special day at a unique event spanning two Ventura County cities. The Camarillo Wedding Expo grants people access to five different wedding venues so they can explore their options in a single, fun-filled day.
BSI Financial Joins MCT Co-Issue Marketplace BAMCO
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that BSI Financial Services (BSI) has become the latest investor to join BAMCO, MCT's new marketplace for co-issue loan sales. BAMCO brings co-issue transactions directly into MCT's whole loan trading platform and improves price transparency by connecting unapproved sellers to live executions from potential buyers.
RMS announces California Lottery could offer its first game option for SuperLotto Plus, Powerball, and/or Mega Millions, increasing funding for schools
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Relationship Marketing Systems, LLC ("RMS") is pleased to announce that its patented option for jackpot draw games has been submitted for approval to the California Lottery. If adopted, it would be California's first draw game add-on option. Currently, California has no game options due to the state's pari-mutuel statutes. Additionally, California would be the first state in the nation to offer this add-on, which has received high favorability among players.
Tijuana-inspired Cuisine: Tacomasa Cantina Opens in Cypress, California
CYPRESS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For years, Tacomasa has been saving Southern Californians a trip south of the border. With the Tijuana-inspired cuisine served up at Tacomasa Taqueria in Long Beach, Ivan Flores and his team have brought the flavors of northern Mexico to diners in Orange County. Tacomasa opened its second location — Tacomasa Cantina — in Cypress on February 16, 2023.
Olea Kiosks Launches Quick Ship Program for its Popular Kiosk, Austin Model
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Olea Kiosks®, the fastest growing provider of self-service kiosk solutions, has announced the launch of its new Quick Ship Program for its most popular model, the Austin kiosk. This program is designed to provide customers with a fast and efficient way to receive their most optimal kiosk, with a delivery time of just 4 weeks.
San Francisco-based Mytc.ai Launches AI-Powered Transaction Coordination Service for Real Estate Agents
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mytc.ai™ has officially launched its revolutionary subscription-based transaction coordination service for real estate agents in California. By blending expert licensed transaction coordinators with cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) technology, Mytc.ai offers a cost-effective solution that saves agents up to 60% on transaction coordination costs.
MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: February 2023 data from a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders
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 February 2023. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.
Operations Security (OPSEC) is Critical Requirement for Open-Source and Dark Net Collection says Treadstone 71
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Treadstone 71, LLC, the source for cyber intelligence, counterintelligence, hybrid and cognitive warfare announces new courses and services. The Treadstone 71 training and associated services include standardized anonymity methods, browser configurations, container builds, persona alignments to technology, PIRs and testing methods used by adversaries.
Neotrope’s Nonprofit PR Grant Program Application Deadline for 2023 is April 1 – No Foolin!
TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a 40-year-old marketing and entertainment company, reminds U.S. 501(c)(3) charities "doing good" that they have until April 1, 2023 to apply for this year's JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grant program. Ten worthy causes will each receive $3,000 of in-kind donations for PR and marketing support via Neotrope's Send2Press® Newswire, for a total program value of $30,000 this year.
NotaryCam makes 5th appearance on HousingWire Tech100 list of innovative technology
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and a pioneering provider of remote online notarization and identity verification/authentication technology for real estate and legal transactions, today announced it has been selected by the publication HousingWire for its annual Tech100 awards program.
Youth Filmmakers Selected For 13th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival In L.A. and Streaming
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 13th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF) Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 12, 2023. On Saturday March 4 an in-person opening day will take place at the Pacific Design Center's Silver Screen Theater, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069), as well as online at BHERC.TV.
‘Our Walk with Grandma’ Celebrates National Library Lovers Month by Donating Children’s Books to Southern California Libraries
MURRIETA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The family of late author Dolores F. Kurzeka announced today their plans to donate "Our Walk with Grandma" (ISBN: 978-1039145450, FriesenPress) books to Southern California libraries in honor of National Library Lovers Month. The public is welcome to suggest their favorite public or school library by submitting a message on the "Contact Us" page.
Newly Discovered Vulnerability of Python Parsing Library Allows Check Bypassing, says cybersecurity researcher Yebo Cao
SUNNYVALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A vulnerability has been discovered in Python's native urllib.parse function (CVE-2023-24329) by cybersecurity researcher Yebo Cao. This vulnerability has the potential to enable server-side request forgery (SSRF) and remote code execution (RCE) in a wide range of scenarios by bypassing the protections set by the developer for scheme and host.
‘AI for Good’ develops humanitarian projects using ChatGPT and rivals like Bard, Bing, Neeva, and similar
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- An NGO called Artificial Intelligence for Good (AI For Good) is utilizing the immense power of ChatGPT, Bard, Bing, Neeva, and similar programs, to teach ordinary AI users to quickly and efficiently create new approaches to problems ranging from helping to prevent water-borne disease in areas affected by the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria to helping disenfranchised Afghan women overcome cultural isolation in their homeland.
EV Range and Liberty Partner to Bring Fast Electric Vehicle Charging to Northstar California Ski Resort
TRUCKEE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, EV Range and Liberty, a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (NYSE: AQN), announce a unique three-way collaboration that brought four high-powered electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers to Northstar California ski resort, which is owned and operated by Vail Resorts. These are the first fast chargers in the Tahoe area located at a ski resort property.
Les Dames d’Escoffier San Francisco Presents: ‘New Frontiers in Meat & Dairy: Improving our Food System with Innovative Biotech’
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Next month, the San Francisco chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) will host a virtual panel discussion titled New Frontiers in Meat & Dairy: Improving our Food System with Innovative Biotech, led by a visionary panel of female leaders from California-based companies that have pioneered exciting and delicious alternatives to conventional meat and dairy products.
Stephanie Summers of Kramer Wealth Managers Speaks at Advisor Group’s 16th Annual W Forum Event
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Stephanie Summers, a Frederick, MD-based financial advisor with Kramer Wealth Managers, affiliated with FSC Securities Corporation, was featured as a keynote speaker at Advisor Group's annual W Forum conference, held in San Diego, Calif. February 6-8, 2023.
Cal State San Bernardino School of Entrepreneurship Makes Top 10 Graduate Entrepreneurial Programs in the West
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The School of Entrepreneurship at the California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) announced they have once again made the list of top graduate schools for entrepreneurship programs by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine.
Leading Work Injury Representation Comes to Oakland, Calif. with Anton Law Group
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For years, Anton Law Group has offered leading workers compensation and work injury representation to people throughout Contra Costa, Ventura, and San Joaquin Counties. Now, they're expanding their services north and east so they can help people throughout the Oakland area.
Metrolink Pop-Up Events Will Celebrate Riders on 2023 Customer Appreciation Day, Tuesday, Feb. 14
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- Metrolink’s 5th annual Customer Appreciation Day, to show the agency’s love and appreciation for its riders. Pop-up events will take place at select stations, with Metrolink staff greeting riders with candy, scented valentines and gratitude for riding the trains. Travelers will also be greeted with classic love songs featuring distinct Metrolink-inspired lyrics via the stations’ public address system. Since 2019, Metrolink has held an annual customer appreciation day on Valentine’s Day to thank customers for riding the train.
Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Awards of More Than $825M to Build Affordable Housing Through Accelerated Approval Process
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- To continue expanding the state’s affordable housing stock and increase capacity for additional climate-smart infill housing, California Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the first funding awards under a new streamlined application process aimed at accelerating the development of new projects while saving time and money at the local level.
Hollywood Burlesque Festival, Back for 2023, Offers a Sweetheart Deal Just In Time for Valentine’s Day
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With Valentine's Day less than a week away, last minute shoppers need not fret. The Hollywood Burlesque Festival is offering a sweetheart deal that includes a chance to win two VIP tickets and a 30% discount for anyone that buys at least two tickets. Heading into its 10th year, the Hollywood Burlesque Festival takes place March 17-19, 2023 at The Vermont Hollywood.
New Mom’s Touch Location in City of Industry Brings Korea’s number one chicken sandwich brand to foodie locals
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- People in and around the City of Industry now have the opportunity to enjoy Korea's number one chicken sandwich brand. Mom's Touch has opened a new location there, adding to their existing locations in Gardena and Long Beach, California. The grand opening of this new location was Monday, February 6, 2023.
Start a PR Social Flurry: Send2Press Enhances its ‘Social Flurry’ Program to Further Amplify News Reach through Grassroots Social Share
TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Send2Press, a newswire service of Neotrope, launched in 2000, announced today an expansion of its "Social Flurry" news amplification tools. Send2Press began promoting client news content via social media in 2005, with the nascent launch of the original social sites. Its Social Flurry℠ program helps clients engage staff, friends, and clients to amplify reach of news announcements onto a larger social footprint, at zero cost.
MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: January 2023 Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and...
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 January 2023. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.
Sequoia Real Estate in San Francisco Adds Regional Sales Manager to Grow Business and Maintain Unique Culture
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Statewide growth and local expertise - while that may sound like a bit of an oxymoron - it's actually what Sequoia Real Estate has in mind for its future. And Jim Enes, a Bay Area native, is the right person to propel its growth. He's been hired as the company's Regional Sales Manager and brings more than 32 years of experience to the table.
We Inspect LLC in San Diego Acquires Certified Mold Inspections and The Mold Guy
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- We Inspect, LLC, a global mold inspection, consulting and health technology company, recently acquired Certified Mold Inspections and The Mold Guy. Its acquisitional goal is to unify these individually-owned family businesses under one name and to better serve the community as a whole.
To Help Fight Vaping in Schools and Business, Vape Detector introduces a line of solutions that detect vape smoke from glycerin,...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Vape Detector, a Californian brand, has announced the launch of its line of Vape Detectors for schools, hotels, businesses, and parents. The growing popularity of vaping among young people has made it increasingly difficult for schools and workplaces to enforce policies against it. Vape Detector™ is a trademarked brand of Forensics Detectors which is a leading gas detection company located in Los Angeles.
Charles Communications Associates Celebrates 20 Years in Wine Marketing and Luxury Cuisine
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This year marks the 20th anniversary for Charles Communications Associates (CCA), a leading wine marketing firm headquartered in San Francisco, California. What began at the dining room table of founder Kimberly Charles in 2003 with her first client, noted actor and vintner Fess Parker, has grown over the last twenty years to represent clients in Japan, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South America and the U.S with a dynamic team.
KROST CPAs in Los Angeles Welcomes Grant Miller as Principal of Tax
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles-based CPA firm, KROST CPAs & Consultants, welcomes Grant K. Miller, CPA, EA, as Principal of Tax. To begin his new role as Tax Principal, Grant will be based in our Woodland Hills office and he will provide direction and leadership to further the success of our tax department. He will also work closely with clients to manage their expectations for deliverables, services, and budgets.
To Help Worthy Causes ‘Get the Word Out,’ Neotrope Announces 2023 JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants
TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope®, a 40 year old marketing and entertainment company, announced today that it is now accepting applications from U.S. based 501(c)(3) charities "doing good" for its JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants program. For 2023 ten worthy causes will each receive $3,000 of in-kind donations for PR and marketing support via Send2Press® Newswire, for a total program value this year of $30,000.
Fintech Innovation Firm, MCT, is First to Integrate with Freddie Mac’s Income Limits API
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, is pleased to announce it is the first secondary marketing platform to integrate with Freddie Mac's Income Limits application programming interface (API) created for the first-time home buyer area median income (AMI) limits. Income Limits allows for the accurate pricing of Credit Fee in Price (Exhibit 19, or "Credit Fees") waivers.
Palo Alto-based WordSphere Announces $6.8M Acquisition of DrupalWare to Grow Webdev Operations
PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- WordSphere LLC, a leading Palo Alto based tech company, announced today the completion of its acquisition of DrupalWare. DrupalWare, a tech company known for its cutting-edge software solutions, is one of the leading Drupal development agencies in the USA, responsible for sites like Tesla and Pfizer.
The California Crime Writers Conference is back for 2023 at the Hilton Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- After going virtual in 2021 due to the pandemic, the California Crime Writers Conference (CCWC) is back with an in-person, two-day event to be held June 10-11, 2023 at the Hilton Los Angeles (Culver City). This premier conference offers panels and workshops on craft and the business of writing as well as opportunities for manuscript consultations and professional headshots at modest prices.
9th Annual ‘Cursive is Cool’ Contest Launched for K-6 Students in North America
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their 2023 "Cursive is Cool"® contest is now open to North American students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. Students are encouraged to enter early. Prizes will be awarded for First Place, Second Place, Third Place based on legibility and neatness.
Nina G, famous stuttering comedian, records debut solo album and live show at the Alameda Comedy Club
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Thirteen years ago, Nina G made her debut as the first stuttering female comedian. Since then, she's challenged the status quo of how people who stutter are perceived - onstage and off. So, in an industry that lacks speech diversity, Nina G's unique voice will record both her first solo comedy album and comedy special on March 9, 2023 at the Alameda Comedy Club located in her hometown. The album is projected to come out later in the spring on the Punchline Records label with the comedy special to follow.
Celebrate Concord CA Comfort Food Month 2023 with gourmet sausage-dog from Hillside Dawgz
CONCORD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The El Monte Shopping Center is the perfect location to make the most of Visit Concord's "Comfort Food Month" with several minority and women-owned restaurants offering a local flavor to residents and visitors alike. There's something for everyone in the midtown shopping center, from fried chicken to sausage to Japanese. The list of El Monte restaurants includes The Taphouse, Parma Deli, Frickin Fried, Taqueria Autlan, Izakaya An, and the newest addition - Hillside Dawgz.
Intellimedia Networks Expands its Operations and Technology Solutions into Kenya
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Intellimedia Networks, an award-winning leading provider of technology solutions for government, educational institutions, and businesses, is excited to announce the expansion of its operations into Africa with a new presence in Nairobi, Kenya. This move follows several meetings with Kenyan government officials and the Kenyan business community at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington DC on December 13-15, 2022.
California Ranks #1 on 2022 AWE State Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies
SACRAMENTO Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. California was the top-ranked state in the nation and in the Colorado River Basin region, scoring 72.5 out of 89 possible points.
One of the Largest Pilot Hiring Events to be Hosted Feb. 2023 in Palm Springs, California by NGPA
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NGPA - one of the largest pilot hiring career expo events in the United States - is coming to Palm Springs, CA on February 9, 2023. The two-day NGPA Industry Expo Presented by United Airlines will bring together over 100 exhibitors, including major airlines, to meet with job seekers and discuss career opportunities in the aviation industry.
Activist Writer Homa Pourasgari Exposes Inhumane Slaughter of Dolphins in New Book, ‘The American Outsider’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Linbrook Press announces a new novel, "The American Outsider" (ISBN: 978-0977978038), authored by Homa Pourasgari, scheduled to be released January 23, 2023. It's a story about the inhumane slaughter and torture of dolphins in Taiji, Japan, and addresses the complex nature of the Japanese culture. It's written for anyone who cares about animal welfare and who hopes to make a difference.
Sisters-in-Crime Los Angeles (SinC/LA) debuts new mystery anthology, ‘ENTERTAINMENT TO DIE FOR’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sisters in Crime Los Angeles (SinC/LA) has announced the release of their new anthology, "Entertainment to Die For" (ISBN: 978-1970181388), with an introduction by award-winning novelist Sara Paretsky. Contributors to SinC/LA's "Entertainment to Die For" include a lineup of mystery writers from southern California, Arizona, and Hawaii.
Good Heart Catering in Los Angeles Launches Catering Delivery Service in Glendale for 2023
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Good Heart Catering, the premier breakfast and lunch caterer for organizations in Los Angeles, is excited to announce the launch of its delivery service in Glendale. With a focus on fresh, chef-driven meals and a commitment to exceptional service, Good Heart Catering is the perfect solution for businesses and organizations looking for convenient and delicious food options including boxed lunches and individual meals.
Sage Investment Club, a California African American Women Partnership, Celebrates 25 Years of Stock Market Education
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sage Investment Club, an investment firm managed by an all-female, African American leadership team, today celebrates 25 years since the launch of its investment platform. Founded by Sonya Weaver-Johnson, the group offers investment education and co-investment opportunities.
TMC Emerging Technology Fund LP Invests in TRAiNED Inc., in a $1 million Simple Agreement for Future Equity
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry, announced today that the TMC Emerging Technology Fund LP (the "Fund") recently participated in a $1 million Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE) funding round for TRAiNED, Inc.
GridBright upgrades Oracle Network Management System (NMS) at Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative (MCEC)
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCEC, an early adopter of Oracle Network Management Systems (NMS), undertook a major NMS upgrade and re-integration with core operational systems of an ever-increasing complex electric grid. GridBright, in its upgrade of Oracle NMS at MCEC, further leveraged its proven NMS Configuration for COOPS that incorporates industry best practices from over thirty utility implementations.