California NEWS INDEX

California NEWS INDEX

California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories

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California NEWS INDEX
California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories
Bank of Southern California and CalWest Bank

Bank of Southern California, N.A. and CalWest Bancorp Announce Changes to Merger Agreement

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) and CalWest Bancorp (OTCBB: CALW), today announced that they have renegotiated the terms of their merger and have agreed to amend the initial Definitive Agreement announced on October 21, 2019 following shareholder meetings held on April 22, 2020.
Nailing It For America

Nailing It For America: Pledging 1,975 Meals and More, Marking 45 Years Since Refugees First Arrived in the US, April 30,...

WESTMINSTER, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Vietnamese Americans in Orange County's Little Saigon issued a "Nailing It For America" challenge to other Vietnamese communities throughout the country: Join the national day of giving back beginning Thursday, April 30 to help healthcare professionals and other front-line workers fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Top Hit-And-Run-Roads - AutoAccident.com

New Sacramento Accident Study from AUTOACCIDENT.COM Identifies and Maps Roads with Highest Hit-and-Run Rates

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AUTOACCIDENT.COM - According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic safety, a hit-and run-accident occurs about 60 times per minute. 36% of hit-and-run accidents in Sacramento between 2017-2018 have resulted in injury or death.
Alegria Fresh - Growspan

Alegría Fresh and Impact Bioenergy Sign a Strategic Deal to Deliver Alegría Farmacy Plant-based Food and Energy Systems

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Erik Cutter, President and CEO of Alegría Fresh and Jan Allen, President and CEO of Impact Bioenergy are proud to announce the development of the Alegria Farmacy food production system.
California Safe Schools

California Safe Schools Celebrates 22nd Anniversary and 2020 Earth Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- March 30, 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS) a celebrated children's environmental health and justice coalition founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina's two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.
Sacramento SPCA Braces for an Overwhelming Kitten Season

Kitten Crisis 2020: The Sacramento SPCA Braces for an Overwhelming Kitten Season

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that, since April 1, it has seen a 500% increase in the number of underage kittens (younger than six weeks) come in to the shelter at 6201 Florin Perkins Rd in Sacramento versus the same time period last year.
WIC staff at Glenn County practice social distancing

WIC is Serving California Families in Need – Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is considered an essential service. WIC staff in California are serving families during the COVID-19 pandemic, including families who never before received benefits, but are now in need of assistance.
Composer Gary Fritzen

Musical Theatre Composer Gary Fritzen and Art-In-Relation Team for ‘There Will Be Light’ – You Sing It, New Song Challenge

STOCKTON, Calif /California Newswire/ -- Gary Fritzen, award winning composer of musical theatre, feeling the weight of the covid-19 pandemic announces a challenge for singers of all abilities and interest to sing his new song, "There Will Be Light."
CAL STATE LA - Los Angeles

Cal State LA researchers use data visualization, AI in fight against COVID-19

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA researchers are joining the fight against COVID-19, developing tools that government officials and health care workers can use to make decisions during the global pandemic.
Secrets of the Heart TV

Pandemic Pushes Los Angeles Arts Nonprofit, Dream A World Education, from Classroom to TV

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dream A World Education, an LAUSD and Hawthorne School District provider of arts and social-emotional education working in areas of extreme poverty, has turned school closures into an opportunity to move their artists from classrooms to television and virtual recyclable programming.
Talon International PPE Gear - Face Shield and Mask

Talon International, a global manufacturer, is leveraging its supply chain, delivering millions of pieces of PPE to global market

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Talon International, has retooled its manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and around the world to supply Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for medical and non-medical. Talon is supplying 3-ply face masks and medical-grade face shields, as well as cloth masks, gloves, alcohol wipes, hand sanitizer, and isolation gowns.
Fanplayr Data Shows Retailers Are Making Up Lost Sales

Fanplayr 2020 eCommerce Data Shows Retailers Are Making Up for Lost Sales

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fanplayr, a leader in e-commerce intelligence, released figures that give clear insights into the adjustment consumers are making in light of significant lifestyle changes forced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
INDE MobileAR

INDE announces Brand Solutions for Lockdown: Why not Launch your Product with AR?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Immersive Augmented Reality developer INDE launches a range of technology initiatives to help launch and promote brands during the COVID-19 pandemic.
J.Scalco - Feeling Like A God

The ScareKrow, Inc. Record Label Announces New Single by J.Scalco Subtly Confronts Struggles on Multiple Levels

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On April 15, J.Scalco released a new pop single, "Feeling' Like a God." Under the ScareKrow, Inc. label and produced by Daryl Lamont, the song is available on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music and all the other streaming platforms.
NAG, Inc. - Annotation

Tech-Science Firm NAG, Inc. Develops a Scientific Approach to Managing the Coronavirus

CLAREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NAG, Inc., has developed a web solution that will improve the management of coronavirus. The application will have widespread impact on restricting spread of the virus mainly due to narrowing lockdown measures to focus on specific impacted areas which account for a fraction of each jurisdiction, leaving most of the jurisdiction's citizens and economy to function normally.
Jordan Etem

Jordan Etem Networks Tackles Global Challenges Head-On in 2020 with a Convergence of Innovations

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jordan Etem Networks is a global leader in technological convergence for more adaptive and intelligent systems. Risks are around us all the time, says founder J
Calif. Governor Newsom Proposes 2020-21 State Budget

Calif. Gov. Newsom Outlines Six Critical Indicators the State will Consider Before Modifying Stay-at-Home Order and Other Interventions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled six key indicators that will guide California’s thinking for when and how to modify the stay-at-home and other orders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CIENCE Technologies

Lead Generation Co, CIENCE, Debuts at 31/500 in The Financial Times 2020 Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Financial Times announced the inaugural listing of the fastest-growing privately-held companies in the Americas, and lead generation company CIENCE Technologies placed No. 31 out of 500 companies measured.
ReverseVision

Nationwide Equities Taps ReverseVision Private Program Support to Launch ‘EquityPower’ Reverse Mortgage Program

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced that Nationwide Equities Corporation (Nationwide Equities) has leveraged ReverseVision's private product support to launch its own private reverse mortgage program, EquityPower.
Mortgage Quality Management

Mortgage Quality Management and Research Adds Mortgage-Focused Social Media Monitoring Platform

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that it has added ActiveComply, a social media monitoring platform, to its suite of audit, risk and compliance-focused solutions for financial institutions and independent mortgage lenders.
MAGNIFI GROUP

Magnifi Group Releases COVID-19 Course for Medical Pros in Hospital Setting

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc., a global leader in dynamic online training solutions through its FDA-Compliant Learn-WiseGo eLearning Platform, has released its COVID-19 course at no cost to its global client base and is available for public purchase.
DisinfectSchools.com UV-C Light

Disinfecting of schools, like healthcare facilities, will be the new norm going forward, says Disinfect Schools

FULLERTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Standard routine chemical cleaning and sanitizing are not enough to battle the bacteria and viruses found in many different work environments, says Disinfect Schools (DisinfectSchools.com).
Tapcheck

Tapcheck and PRO Resources Inc. Partner to Bring More Companies Early Wage Access

TARZANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Financial solutions company, Tapcheck, has announced its latest partnership with PRO Resources - a multi-state Professional Employer Group with over 30 years of experience.
DisinfectHotels.com

‘Disinfecting of hotels like hospitals and healthcare facilities will be the new norm going forward’ says DisinfectHotels

FULLERTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Standard routine chemical cleaning and sanitizing are not enough to battle the bacteria and viruses found in many hotel environments, says Disinfect Hotels (DisinfectHotels.com).
KN95 disposable mask from Golden Eagle International

California Entrepreneurs Golden Eagle International Can Provide Millions of Masks to Hospitals to battle COVID-19

SANTA ROSA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Golden Eagle International LLC (GEI), a veteran owned global product developer and producer, announced today that they can provide tens of millions of FDA sanctioned KN95 and N95 Respirator Masks as well as Medical Face Shields from their global network to our brave healthcare workers who are literally begging for these items.
Jordan Etem Driving Worldwide Collaboration

Jordan Etem Networks Harnesses Mindfulness To Bolster Humanitarian Efforts

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jordan Etem Networks is dedicated to humanitarian causes and serving communities locally, nationally, and worldwide for rapid transformation. Beyond dedication, Jordan Etem Networks has deep expertise in mindfulness and behavioral sciences, giving communities worldwide access to cutting-edge guidance and personalized insight to build more empowering systems.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano & Alameda Issues Statement on COVID-19 Outbreak at Orinda Care Center

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- At least 49 people test positive for the novel coronavirus at Orinda nursing home. "We are saddened to find out about the situation at the Orinda Care Center, where it has been reported 27 residents and 22 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19," says Nicole Howell, executive director of Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda.
NotaryCam

Remote Online Notarization Taking Hold in Florida, notes NotaryCam

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, announced it has observed a significant increase in remote online notarization (RON) adoption and utilization for real estate transactions in Florida over the past three months.
Bows-N-Ties.com, Sends Out 10,000 Free N95 Respirator Masks

Online Menswear Retailer, Bows-N-Ties, Sends 10,000 Free KN95 Respirator Masks to All Their Customers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Online men's tie and accessory retailer Bows-N-Ties.com is sending free protective respirator masks with every order they ship out. The first 10,000 orders they ship will receive a free mask.
Jordan Etem

Jordan Etem Networks is at Forefront of Sustainability Success Going Forward

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sustainability impacts everyone. First and foremost, sustainability is a decision-making process, notes Jordan Etem Networks. A competitive advantage or disadvantage. Sustainability is a long-term strategy and commitment. When systems are tested and crisis emerges, sustainability gets put to the test.
Rev. Lorenzo Lebrija

TryTank Experimental Lab launches ‘Dial-A-Priest’ hotline providing hospitals with Episcopal clergy for Ministration at the Time of Death

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TryTank Experimental Lab is making Dial-A-Priest available to hospitals around the country starting Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Dial-A-Priest is a free service that connects callers to an Episcopal clergyperson who can offer the "Ministration at the Time of Death" from the Book of Common Prayer by telephone to hospital patients.
Mortgage Quality Management

MQMR Promotes Team: Mabel Lee to Head of Warehouse Due Diligence, Scott Weintraub to Lead Internal Audit Department

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that it has promoted Mabel Lee to Warehouse Due Diligence Manager and hired Scott Weintraub as Internal Audit Manager.
Mind Flow Hypnosis - Los Angeles

Mind Flow Hypnosis in Los Angeles Extends Free Virtual Hypnosis Session to Local Nurses

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For first responders and healthcare practitioners seeking relief from COVID-19-induced stress and fear, Mind Flow Hypnosis is answering the call. It's currently offering a free hypnosis session via Zoom or Skype in an effort to do its part to help nurses and other healthcare practitioners during this global pandemic.
ROKiT Pharma

ROKiT Pharma Pre-clinical Studies Show Tremendous Promise for Naturally Derived Cancer Drug, ROK-001

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ROKiT Pharma, Inc., a public-benefit corporation dedicated to putting patients first, announced today it is rapidly progressing through final preclinical studies and moving forward with preparation for the initiation of a Phase 1b/2 clinical trial of ROK-001, a potentially low toxicity cancer drug derived from natural ingredients.
NotaryCam’s Rick Triola

NotaryCam CEO Rick Triola Named 2020 ‘Tech All-Star’ by Mortgage Bankers Association

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, announced that its founder and CEO Rick Triola is one of the five mortgage technology innovators honored by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) as a 2020 Tech All-Star.
Jordan Etem of Jordan Etem Networks

Jordan Etem Offers Versatile Engagement and Versatile Collaboration in a Post-Pandemic World

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fear not, we're going to get through this. Every time society has been tested, we've risen to the challenge, says Jordan Etem, founder of Jordan Etem Networks. We've experienced some major setbacks from unforeseen forces before. Coronavirus is a test on the healthcare system, locally, regionally, and nationally. It also is a test on responsiveness and response systems.
Hugh Benjamin, founder, I Think an Idea

Digital Marketing Innovator, I Think an Idea, is Helping Start-Ups and Celebrities Build Brands for the Future

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- There's no better time to build a brand than now. At least that's what Hugh Benjamin, founder, 'I Think an Idea,' a digital marketing agency, believes. He says, "It's time to 'plant seeds for the future' because the future is about to change and brands need to get up to speed. The world is in lockdown. Now's the time to think about what's ahead."
DocMagic

DocMagic Launches AutoPrep Technology, Enabling Total eClose to Accept Documents for Paperless eClosings

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, today announced the launch of AutoPrep, a new technology that enables the company's Total eClose™ platform to accept documents from any source - including non-e-enabled documents.
mobile testing unit converted from shipping container

Pre-med Son and Father Tackle COVID-19 Mobile and Drive-thru Testing Center Challenges

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to the COVID-19 pandemic affecting every corner of the world, a 24-year-old pre-medical student teamed up with his father to design and manufacture the Mobile Pathogen Testing Unit (MPTU) to be used to combat this viral outbreak. Chase Berman, a current Infectious Diseases researcher at University of California Irvine, and his father, Christopher Berman, have brought forth a mobile unit converted from a 20-foot shipping container, capable of mass viral testing in a highly efficient manner.
Mom Coughing - BabyLiveAdvice

Innovative Telehealth Co, BabyLiveAdvice, Gives Expectant Mothers and Parents Peace of Mind During COVID-19 Crisis

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- No greater concern exists in the current crisis of COVID-19 than for expectant mothers and their loved ones. The problem is two-fold, says BabyLiveAdvice. Women don't want to risk their health by exposing themselves and their unborn or newborn babies to the virus. And, even if they did try to seek outside support during these trying times, an overwhelmed healthcare system cannot meet the need.
Lit Support 365 (LS 365)

Lit Support 365 (LS 365) Is Your De Facto Office Services and Lit Support While Your Law Firm is Closed

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LS365 Corporation (LS365) has announced their commitment to remain open for business and support law firms and legal operations that don't have access to their offices during Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that continues to develop. Vice President James Vickers said Monday "We are finding ourselves collectively in uncharted waters and with daily uncertainty."
Dr. Mario Paz

Stress from Coronavirus Fear Prompts Teeth Grinding says Marina Del Rey Orthodontist Dr. Mario Paz who Shares Stress Reducing Tips

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Throughout his 30-year career, Dr. Mario Paz is used to hearing reasons why patients grind their teeth at night, but now it's about COVID-19. "Fears of the virus are creating new anxieties causing patients to clench their jaws for sustained period. This alters their bite causing pain," he says.
Valligent Technologies

Valligent Technologies Wins 2020 HousingWire Tech100 Award for Second Consecutive Year

ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Valligent Technologies (Valligent), the leading residential valuation technology company, today announced that it has been awarded HousingWire's Tech100 award for the second consecutive year.
Push Button Care by OverSightMD Inc.

Push Button Care Mobilizes Certified Senior Advisors in Calif. and Across US to Provide a Local Response Team

MILPITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Push Button Care, a division of OverSightMD Inc., has mobilized Certified Senior Advisors nationwide to bring its special support services directly to vulnerable seniors concerned about staying independent while facing the current health crisis and beyond.
AutoAccident.com - Personal Injury Lawyers

AutoAccident.com Offers Virtual Legal Consultations During Sacramento Stay at Home Order

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sacramento County officials issued a "Stay at Home" order in an effort to slow the spread and transmission of COVID-19. The legal order means that all individuals must stay in their residence and leave only for essential activities, notes AutoAccident.com.
Energy Systems Service Tech at Site

Energy Systems: We Are Still Open to Serve You in California for Generator Maintenance and Repair

STOCKTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- During these unprecedented times in the United States and across the world, safety and health concerns for our nation's people are at the forefront. With that in mind, the Energy Systems family wants you to know that we are here for you.
Push Button Care by OverSightMD Inc.

OverSightMD activates self-quarantine support service for vulnerable California seniors and staff

MILPITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- OverSightMD Inc., headquartered in Milpitas, California, has activated a self-quarantine support service through its existing Push Button Care division. The purpose is to apply our Push Button Care senior health monitoring program to meet the health monitoring needs of the medically vulnerable or others who may need to self-quarantine during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Leverage Network - MALVA

Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak, The Leverage Network of Coaches Emerge to Support Their Communities and One Another

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Right now, people need support. The coronavirus scare is bringing many people's lives to a halt. Fear is taking over as everyone preps for the worst-case scenario. I understand people must ensure the safety of themselves and their families, but once the essential supplies are stocked, then what? Life must go on," says Lauren Wallet, Founder of The Leverage Network (aka MALVA).
Credit: Eric Gilkes on Unsplash

Are Your Kids in Danger of Being Abused at School? Stop School Sexual Abuse (SSSA) Helps Parents Keep Their Kids Safe

SAN MATEO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Thousands of children every year are molested, used for pornography or otherwise sexually abused by teachers, coaches or other school employees - according to leading research, school employees sexually abuse one in ten students before the end of high school. New resources from Stop School Sexual Abuse (SSSA) help parents keep their kids safe.
A student uses Studies Weekly Online in a classroom

Studies Weekly opens its online curriculum to all California Teachers during COVID-19 outbreak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Due to California school closures, and the need for many teachers and students to conduct learning remotely, Studies Weekly announced March 13 that it opened its online curriculum platform, Studies Weekly Online, free to all users.

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