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
SecuGen Corporation

Simprints Launches Second-Generation of their SecuGen Based Fingerprint Scanner, Vero 2.0

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Simprints, a Cambridge, UK-based biometrics company, develops Vero 2.0,​ an evolution of their original Vero scanner, based on SecuGen's fingerprint module, to improve the distribution of healthcare, microfinance, and aid to the poor around the world.
iMobie AnyFix

iMobie Releases AnyFix to Fix Over 300 iOS, iPadOS, tvOS and iTunes Issues: Revive Apple Devices with Simple Clicks

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie, a cutting-edge IT company dedicated to providing solutions to all Apple users, releases AnyFix - iOS System Recovery to fix various system issues for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch/Apple TV. It also works great in solving issues like iTunes errors, Recovery mode issues, etc., and revives all Apple devices and iTunes back to normal.
El Paseo South Gate Shopping Center

El Paseo South Gate shopping center is providing free facial masks to shoppers during pandemic

SOUTH GATE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Did you leave your mask at home or in the car? El Paseo South Gate has you covered. Starting July 17, 2020, they are providing free masks to shoppers as part of their "Stay Safe at El Paseo South Gate" campaign.
Rusty Gaynes joins Olea Kiosks

Olea Kiosks, Inc. Recruits Industry Expert Rusty Gaynes to Serve as Director of Strategic Alliances

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Olea Kiosks, Inc., a leading provider of innovative self-service kiosk solutions, announces the hiring of channel sales and partnerships industry expert, Rusty Gaynes, as Director of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships.
Entertainment Executive Mike Sington

Mike Sington, Entertainment Exec, Goes From Working with NBCUniversal to Becoming ‘Hollywood’s Ultimate Insider’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Far too many people look back at their life with regret for the opportunities they let slip through their fingers, and the dreams they left unrealized. Mike Sington knew from an early age he wouldn't be one of those people.
DocMagic and mortgagecountry llc

MortgageCountry Perfects the eClosing Process, Goes Live with DocMagic’s Custom-Configured Total eClose

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that MortgageCountry, a newly formed mortgage banker, has implemented its Total eClose platform and dynamic document preparation service.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Announces Launch of Friendly Visiting & Telephone Reassurance Initiative

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano, and Alameda today announces the launch of the Friendly Visiting and Telephone Reassurance Program in Solano County funded by the Napa Solano Area Agency on Aging. This new initiative is designed to provide and maintain individual connection with homebound seniors and prevent isolation, a precursor to abuse.
IN AMERICA - musical by Hal Harper

Professor Hal Harper of Oakland Launches Musical ‘In America – A New Musical’ – a Salvo Against Trump’s Culture War

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to President Trump's increase in rhetoric against education, immigration, Black Lives Matter, Tik Tok and his defense of the Confederate flag and its monuments, Professor Hal Harper of Oakland, California, retired professor of English as a Second Language (ESL), has launched his own salvo in the culture war as he releases "In America - A New Musical" to the public.
Lincoln Law School of San Jose LLM and MLS

Lincoln Law School of San Jose Launches Two New Flexible Online Degrees in Intellectual Property

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lincoln Law School of San Jose today announced their Flexible Online LLM and MLS in Intellectual Property, two new programs. Both the LLM IP and the MLS IP programs with a concentration on patents will be available starting this Fall semester 2020 starting in September.
Sasha Baluka, Partner at Bessolo Haworth

Sasha Baluka Promoted to Partner at Bessolo Haworth, a Leading West Coast Tax, Accounting & Business Advisory Firm

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bessolo Haworth, a leading West Coast tax, accounting and business advisory firm, announces the promotion of Sasha Baluka to partner. Baluka will continue to manage some of the firm's largest clients and will now also work with the firm's partners to manage and lead the organization.
NotaryCam’s Rick Triola

NotaryCam Founder Rick Triola Praises ALTA, MBA and NAR for Issuing Model RON Executive Order

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam Founder and CEO Rick Triola today hailed the efforts of the American Land Title Association (ALTA), Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and National Association of Realtors (NAR) to provide guidance and standardization for states seeking to temporarily authorize the use of remote online notarization (RON) for real estate closings.
Heartwood Assisted Living

Heartwood Assisted Living Announces Re-Branding of Website and Service Offerings

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Heartwood has been a long-standing staple for Residential assisted living among San Antonio Locals. With its Mid-Century modern touches and at-home feel, seniors feel as though it's a blast from the past in their day to daycare.
LEGAL NEWS

Globest Trading Inc. and Internet Brand Development Resolve Lawsuit with Canon

GLENDORA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Canon Inc., Globest Trading Inc., and Globest's parent company, Internet Brand Development (HK) Limited ("IBD"), have entered into a settlement agreement to amicably resolve the pending lawsuit between Canon and Globest in the Central District of California.
Pet ID Backup Plan - Sacramento SPCA

Pets and Fireworks During Pandemic: Tips to Keep Pets Happy and Safe on July 4th

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Every Independence Day, shelters are filled with lost and injured pets. The Sacramento SPCA is recommending the following tips to keep your pet safe so you can all enjoy a happy and safe Fourth of July.
Jorge Quijada, a Bay Area Medical Academy phlebotomy student participated in the COVID testing

Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) Students Gain Rare Real-World Experience Testing for COVID-19

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A recent community-led effort to test San Francisco residents for COVID-19, including the unhoused populations in Bayview and Sunnydale/Visitacion Valley gave Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) phlebotomy students first-hand experience administering COVID-19 testing to underserved populations.
MAGLITE Movember Survival Flashlight

Maglite and Movember Partner to Shine a Light on Men’s Health Issues

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Maglite and Movember are partnering to shine a light on men's health and well-being. The Movember Mini Maglite AA PRO LED is available now. Owning one will shine a light on your support of men's health issues and a percentage of the proceeds will go to supporting the causes championed by Movember.
Sacramento SPCA - 2019 Doggy Dash

Sacramento SPCA ‘Releashes’ Doggy Dashing on June 27 – Walking Together to Save Lives

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash this Saturday, June 27, 2020 - and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 27th anniversary, the Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California's largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.
CAL STATE LA - Los Angeles

Cal State LA partners with Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, L.A. County for community food distribution during pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA teamed up with partners from the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Los Angeles County to offer a free drive-thru food distribution Thursday to provide basic needs to communities served by the university.
Michael Jackson: The Real Story

Michael Jackson Tells His Own Story in Interactive Audio Book – Michael Jackson: The Real Story

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dieter Wiesner, Michael Jackson's former manager and friend, had many voice recordings from the pop icon, and sought a way to share them with others. "Michael Jackson: The Real Story" (ISBN: 978-1732181397), co-authored by Wiesner and Jah and published by Kingdomedia, is the result of that desire.
Expert DOJO CEO Brian Mac Mahon

So-Cal Startup Accelerator, Expert DOJO, Invests $1.2M in Diverse Startups this June

SANTA MONICA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On June 3, 2020, Expert DOJO has announced that its current accelerator cohort has invested in 12 companies. Of 12 investments made, 9 are minority-led businesses, and of the same 12 investments, 4 have female founders.
Danville Congregational Church

Danville Congregational Church Chosen Best Place of Worship 2020 by East Bay Times Reader’s Choice Awards

DANVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Danville Congregational Church (DCC) today announced that it was named "Best Place of Worship" for 2020-2021 by the East Bay Times Reader's Choice Awards. The church also received that honor from East Bay Times readers for 2019-2020. This latest recognition will appear in a supplement to be published with the Sunday, June 28 edition of the East Bay Times.
Joe Langner President, ReverseVision

ReverseVision President Joe Langner Lauded as Mortgage Tech Thought Leader by PROGRESS in Lending Association

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading technology provider for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse lending program market, today announced that company President Joe Langner has been honored as a mortgage technology Thought Leader by PROGRESS in Lending Association.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, Together with Partners, Distributes Free PPE to Facilities in Alameda County

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda today announces the upcoming free drive-through PPE distribution to Alameda County facilities on Friday, June 26, 2020.
BeingWellCA - 4 COLIN License Plate

Mental Health Awareness License Plate Winning Design submitted by BeingwellCA

LAFAYETTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- BeingwellCA, a California 501(c)(3), submitted the initial design for the Mental Health Awareness License Plate to California Department of Education for DMV review.

CyberIntelligence Tradecraft Subscription Model from Treadstone 71 Announced

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Treadstone 71, the leading pure-play cyber intelligence and counterintelligence firm announced the release of a new subscription model. The new model not only includes online, in-depth, standard-based intelligence training, but offers access to CyberIntellipedia and up to four weeks of consulting time.
Sacramento SPCA is providing thermometers to local animal control officers

Dogs Trapped in Hot Cars This Summer – Sacramento SPCA is Helping Keep Pets Safe

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As the Sacramento region heads into an extremely hot week, one local animal welfare organization is taking action to help animals left in hot cars. The Sacramento SPCA is providing thermometers to all animal control officers in Sacramento County.
Mi Dentista Dental Clinic

Mi Dentista is First Los Angeles Dental Clinic Using Hospital-Type HVAC Systems to Mitigate Diseases Like COVID-19

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mi Dentista Dental Clinic in collaboration with a mechanical engineering firm, HVAC Engineering, has set up the first known dental clinic in Los Angeles that uses Negative Pressure Environments to mitigate diseases like COVID-19, namely the disease associated with the SARS-Cov-2 virus.
FileMage

FileMage Gateway Available Now in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

SANTA MONICA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- FileMage, a provider of enterprise-grade cloud migration and file transfer software solutions, today announced the availability of FileMage Gateway in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Azure.
MAGLITE and First Responder Partners

MAGLITE and First Responder Orgs Partner with Pedestrian Safety Institute to Promote 2020 National Traffic Safety Awareness Month

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) and Mag Instrument, U.S. Manufacturer of the iconic MAGLITE flashlight, have partnered with the Pedestrian Safety Institute (PSI) to drive awareness of the deadliest days of the year for pedestrian and traffic fatalities in the Month of July.
FlexCare Digital Health

FlexCare Launches Company Rebranding Strategy to Emphasize Digital Health Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Exciting things are happening at FlexCare which is why they recently launched a rebranding campaign to help get the word out. As of June 15, the company logo changed slightly to reflect the company's strength, capabilities, growth and emphasis on providing Digital Health solutions to the marketplace.
Carissa Orozco

ReverseVision Adds Carissa Orozco as Director of Business Development, Strategic Partners

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading technology provider for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse lending program market, today announced the appointment of Carissa Orozco as director of business development, strategic partners.
Confidence Therapist Kimmy Seltzer

Confidence Therapist and Authentic Dating Strategist Kimmy Seltzer Shares 3 Reasons Why ‘Settling’ Right Now Might Be Okay

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Confidence therapist and authentic dating strategist Kimmy Seltzer, founder of Charisma Quotient LLC, explains why settling might be best right now. There was a time when you swept left on someone who was a vegetarian.
Glynns Thomas - Branding Photography

Glynns Thomas Portraits in Sacramento Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Glynns Thomas Portraits LLC, a business specializing in headshot and custom stock photography, is proud to announce national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) and as a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB).
LIES EP - Farrah Mechael

Rising Pop Music Artist Farrah Mechael Drops Her Summertime EP ‘Lies’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The second EP release, "Lies," from buzzing pop newcomer Farrah Mechael, is dropping on all major digital retailers and streaming services June 19 - just in time for the summer. "Lies" is currently available for preorder on digital retailers and will be available for digital purchase and streaming on June 19, 2020.
Harmonica Sunbeam - credit: Jose Ramon Photography

Drag Queen Story Hour Hosts 2020 World Pride Party via Livestream, a Celebration of Diverse Stories for Kids Across the Globe

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Drag Queen Story Hour announced its inaugural global pride celebration "Drag Queen Story Hour World Pride Party 2020," to be held Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT / 6 p.m. BST / 7 p.m. CEST) as a livestream. Timed to coincide with the observance of LGBTQ Pride in several cities across the globe.
ReverseVision’s Wendy Peel

ReverseVision’s Wendy Peel Honored by NEXT Mortgage Events’ 2020 Awards 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 Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel has been named a NEXT Mortgage Events (NEXT) 50 Over 50 honoree.
Serenity Time

Serenity Time, a Private Wholesale Travel Platform, is Well Poised for Wholesale Travel Growth

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Serenity Time, a private wholesale travel platform, is starting to see a big upswing in consumer interest to travel again. Travel searches and increased booking activity appear to be a sign of things to come.
RevelOne

RevelOne Vaults into Top 50 Executive Search Firms in U.S. for 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- RevelOne, the largest marketing-specialized search firm in the U.S., was recognized by Hunt Scanlon as a Top 50 Search Firm by revenue according to their recently released annual industry rankings. RevelOne's revenues grew 66% year over year, which puts it in the Top 3 fastest growing search firms in the U.S.
Fisheye Studio

Irvine-based wedding videographer Fisheye Studio offers live streaming for destination weddings during Pandemic

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fisheye Studio has seen the demand for live streaming increase for weddings since the global COVID-19 pandemic. The Orange County, California based wedding videography company recently filmed a wedding on May 20 in Hollywood for a couple whose original plans to wed were to be at the end of June.
HAGO Energetics

Hago Energetics Announces Participation in the NASA CO2 Conversion Challenge Phase 2

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Hago Energetics Inc., a startup company focused on development of scalable solutions to climate change, announced today that it is a participant in the NASA CO2 Conversion Challenge. This Challenge seeks to make colonization on Mars possible for future generations.
Louis Masry of Quest Settlements

Quest Settlements’ Louis Masry Takes Role as President of the National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA)

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA) has named Louis Masry as 2020-2021 President. Masry is a co-owner at Quest Settlements, where he serves as Principal and as a Senior Settlement Consultant. He has assumed the role of President from Michelle Caine, who completed her year in the role.
California Health Coalition Advocacy

Pandemic Shines Light on Need for Civil Liberty Protections: California Org Drafts Bill to Update Health & Safety Code

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an effort to protect the right to body autonomy, California Health Coalition Advocacy (CHCA) has drafted legislation that would protect the right to refuse a long list of medical and non-medical interventions issued by the California Department of Public Health and Governor Newsom.
The Chaplaincy Institute

The Chaplaincy Institute announces Interfaith Chaplains Training for the Work of Racial Justice

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Responding to the recent murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Reverend Ineda Adesanya, CEO, announced that the Chaplaincy Institute ("ChI") is committing to training student chaplains and equipping current chaplains with new tools for spiritual care of those harmed by injustice.
Elder Justice Lunch and Learn

Supporting Elder Care Workers, Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Launches ‘Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series’

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Since the coronavirus pandemic began, it has changed the world, our community, and the elder care industry as we know it. Given the immense impact on seniors and older disabled adults, it is more important than ever to support our elder community care systems. Taking the lead in addressing these issues is Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda with the launch of their 12-month Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series.
CEO Charisse Bremond Weaver

L.A. based Brotherhood Crusade CEO weighs in on nationwide protests, calls for everyone to join the fight for change

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Brotherhood Crusade, a Los Angeles based, 52 year old civil rights institution, announced a statement today by President and CEO, Charisse Bremond Weaver, who weighed in on the recent protests in Los Angeles and across the country regarding police brutality and people of color.
George Floyd Memorial Bust - by Rodman Edwards

George Floyd Memorial Bust Released for Free 3D Printing by Sculptors Daniel and Rodman Edwards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A memorial bust of George Floyd will be available to everyone supporting the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests all over the globe. The George Floyd memorial bust 3D printing file is available for free at Sketchfab and is a presentation of love from the sculptors to the Floyd family and protesters at large, announced Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
ABC Showcase USA

ABC Showcase USA Launch Program Helps California Companies Start Selling Direct to Consumers in China

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ABC Showcase USA, a leading provider of cross border e-commerce services, international trade and logistics fulfillment, established in 2018, announced expansion of a comprehensive solution to help U.S. companies sell directly to consumers in China and S.E. Asia.
Kim Ashley Design Diamonds

Kim Ashley Design is Connecting with Customers in a COVID-19 World

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, small businesses struggle to find their stride of maintaining relevance during a pandemic. One local Los Angeles entrepreneur - Kim Ashley, founder of Kim Ashley Design - found a meaningful way to connect with her customers.
Edupoint Synergy SIS

California’s Ed Tech Joint Powers Authority Contracts with Edupoint to Expedite Procurement of Synergy SIS

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California's Ed Tech Joint Powers Authority (Ed Tech JPA) has contracted with Edupoint(R) Educational Systems to provide streamlined procurement of the company's market-leading Synergy(r) Student Information System (SIS) to Ed Tech JPA members under a consortium purchasing agreement, saving members time and resources while ensuring adherence with data privacy and public procurement laws.
Katie Knorovsky, editor of Hidden Compass

Katie Knorovsky Named Managing Editor at Hidden Compass Magazine

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an era where most publications are shrinking, Hidden Compass, an award-winning quarterly magazine on exploration, is expanding. This week, the California-based startup is announcing Katie Knorovsky as its new managing editor.

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