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
Sarah Hellman of MCT

Sarah Hellman of MCT Selected as Finalist for San Diego Business Journal 2020 Business Women of The Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Senior Trader, Sarah Hellman, was selected as one of the finalists for San Diego Business Journal's 2020 Business Women of the Year.
ReverseVision’s Wendy Peel

ReverseVision’s Wendy Peel Named a 2020 PROGRESS in Lending Trailblazers Award Recipient

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision®, the leading national provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, announced that PROGRESS in Lending Association has honored company Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel with its Trailblazers award.
The Mikuni Blended Japanese Whisky

‘The Mikuni’ Blended Japanese Whisky Comes to the U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Suzuki-Marketing, Incorporated, a South San Francisco-based wine and spirits importer and marketing company, is introducing "The Mikuni" blended Japanese whisky to the U.S. Market.
Aloha Wanderwell

Aloha Wanderwell Baker Film Makes 2020 LOC National Film Registry Cut

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Library of Congress has just announced its annual list of 25 films selected to be preserved in the National Film Registry's vault. And, Richard Diamond, trustee, Richard Diamond Trust, is excited to share that "With Car and Camera Around the World" made the cut.
Product Recommendation algorithms from Fanplay

Fanplayr Launches ‘Product Recommendations’ Offering Realtime Behavioral e-Commerce Personalization

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fanplayr, a leader in online behavioral personalization for the past 10 years, announced it has added Product Recommendations to its menu of offerings. Fanplayr is a global leader in e-commerce behavioral data, using machine learning and AI.
Tapcheck

Tapcheck Helps Employers Unlock New Financial Options for Employees with Earned Wage Access Application

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tapcheck, a simple and easy-to-integrate financial wellness benefit that allows employers to give employees the ability to access their earned wages before payday, has experienced strong growth since first launching. In 2020 alone, Tapcheck saw 863% growth, with exponential adoption in the in-home care and quick-service restaurant (QSR) industries.
Paramount Property Tax Appeal

Paramount Property Tax Appeal Offers Free Evaluation to Affluent California Homeowners and Business Property Owners

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Now that California Proposition 19 has passed, Wes Nichols, president of Paramount Property Tax Appeal Service in San Diego has decided to offer a free evaluation to affluent families, business property owners and homeowners who are transferring property to heirs or simply wish to lower their property taxes, or appeal their tax bill.
Flavor First Intuitive Line of Glassware

‘Flavor First’ Intuitive Line of Glassware Designed Around the Flavor of Wine Released in U.S. Market

ST. HELENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For the first time ever, a line of glassware designed around the flavor of wine has been released to trade and consumers in the United States by The Oneida® Group. The set of three glasses corresponds to three key flavor/styles found in wine: Crisp & Fresh™, Creamy & Silky™ and Bold & Powerful™.
IntelliMedia Networks

IntelliMedia Networks and MoSHE Partner to Digitally Transform the Ethiopian Higher Education and Vocational Training Sector

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MoSHE) agrees to join forces with IntelliMedia Networks Inc. and its local partners Andalem Consulting PLC and United Systems Integrators, to enable a country-wide online learning platform to streamline access to higher learning across Ethiopia and improve quality of education and training for undergraduate and graduate students.
CalRecycle

Calif. Wildfire survivors must act now to join the California no-cost 2020 wildfire cleanup program, says CalRecycle

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Survivors whose homes were damaged in the 2020 California wildfires now have until January 15, 2021, to sign up for the government-run debris removal program, says CalRecycle. The program is also available to property owners with fire damaged trees in danger of falling on public roads and other infrastructure.
A Final Reminder by Buzz McCord

A FINAL REMINDER: New Sci-Fi Novel Debates Ominous Cures for Two Crises, Pandemics and Too Many Men

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Born out of a raging pandemic, Buzz McCord's new techno-thriller wrestles with artificial intelligence, surveillance and sex crime. "A Final Reminder" (ISBN: 978-1736148815) moves energetically between upbeat and malevolent. Its author wrote it to simultaneously entertain and enrage.
DocMagic - Leah Sommerville

DocMagic’s Leah Sommerville Named to NMP 2020 Top 40 Under 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals List

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance, and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that Leah Sommerville, 33, a senior account executive on DocMagic's eClosing team, earned a spot on this year's Top 40 Under 40 award list provided by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine.
Treadstone 71 LLC

Treadstone 71 Releases Intelligence Advisory on Social Media Targeted Iranian Influence Operation

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Treadstone 71, LLC, the cyber intelligence and counterintelligence company, today released details of an Iranian intelligence-backed influence operation. Treadstone 71 observed IRGC Cyber Unit members playing an essential role in managing the campaign.
Tapcheck

Tapcheck joins the isolved Integration Marketplace to enhance human capital management

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tapcheck, a simple and easy-to-integrate financial wellness benefit that allows employers to give employees the ability to access their earned wages before payday, announces today that it is now a partner on the isolved Integration Marketplace.
Olea Kiosks

Olea Kiosks announces partnership with UrVenue the leading hospitality technology platform

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Olea Kiosks, Inc., a visionary provider of self-service kiosk solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with UrVenue, the leading hospitality technology platform that powers commerce, enhances the guest experience and monetizes a resort's real estate.
Secrets of the Heart

L.A. Arts Non-profit, Dream A World Education Honored with Academics’ Choice Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dream A World Education®, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that delivers virtual and in-classroom arts-based social-emotional learning to young children, announced that their Secrets of the Heart™ TV program has been honored with an Academics' Choice Award.
KBLA 1580 AM Talk Radio

KBLA Talk 1580 Announces Talent Search for Los Angeles’ Newest Late Night Talk Show Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LA's newest talk radio station, KBLA Talk 1580, is scheduling open on-air auditions for its 9 p.m. - 12 a.m. weekday host lineup. The station will discover and introduce to the Southern California talk radio market new voices yearning to be heard at this critical time.
Brian D Pannell of DocMagic

HousingWire Honors Brian D. Pannell of DocMagic with 2020 Tech Trendsetters Award

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance, and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that its chief eServices executive, Brian D. Pannell, has received HousingWire's 2020 Tech Trendsetters award.
Fanplayr

Fanplayr Partners with PFG to Enhance E-Commerce Behavioral Intelligence Solutions

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fanplayr, a leader in online behavioral personalization and AI for the past 10 years, recently closed a funding round from Partners for Growth (PFG) to support significant growth in its business and customer base.
CA Gov. Newsom

Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for Dec. 2, 2020 including Dept. of Social Services

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: First, Joseph W. McCullough, 45, of Wilton, has been appointed Chief Deputy Director at the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, where he has served as Division Chief since 2019.
What I Wish I Was Told: Part 2

New Children’s Book Series Prescribes Solutions for Racism, Inequality and Hate

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Author/Educator and Chiropractor based in Santa Monica, Dr. Todd Gewant, today announced the release of his 2nd book in the "What I Wish I Was Told" children's book series, "What I Wish I Was Told: Part 2: A Poetic Guide To Unite Us All" (ISBN: 979-8696235394).
MCT Live!

MCTlive! Pool Optimizer Technology from Mortgage Capital Trading Sets New Bar for Best Execution Loan Sales

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, debuted upgraded MCTlive! Pool Optimizer functionality at its MCT Exchange client conference last month. The technology enables secondary marketing managers to use actual cash window execution for optimization on each individual loan rather than using a dealer survey for spec pay-ups.

Galway Insurance Holdings Secures Majority Interest from Harvest Partners with Investments from Oak Hill Capital and The Carlyle Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galway Insurance Holdings ("Galway"), the holding company for EPIC Brokers & Consultants ("EPIC") and JenCap Holdings ("JenCap"), which together represent one of the nation's largest insurance distribution firms, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with vehicles controlled by Harvest Partners, LP and its affiliates ("Harvest") for a majority interest of Galway.
NotaryCam

NotaryCam’s Henry Smith Named 2020 HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that Henry Smith, Director of Notary Operations, has been named a 2020 Tech Trendsetter by housing finance trade publication HousingWire as part of its second annual HW Tech Trendsetter Awards program.
Mortgage Comparison Shopping with Pureloan

Mortgage Comparison Shopping with Pureloan.com Leads to $15,335 Average Interest Savings

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pureloan.com confidently demonstrates that, for the average home purchaser, its mortgage search engine provides on average $15,335 of lifetime savings in reduced interest payments by comparing loans.
CalRecycle

California Association of Food Banks and CalRecycle recommend practical steps every Californian can take right now to help hungry families

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ --  Demand for food assistance has more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, with nearly 1 in 4 Californians without enough to eat. Sheltering-in-place makes it difficult to take part in traditional in-person holiday food drives and fundraising events. But this year it’s more important than ever to help people struggling to feed their families during the holidays, according to the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery and its partner the California Association of Food Banks.
Bright Road Recovery

Bright Road Recovery Contracts with Magellan Healthcare to Provide Eating Disorder Treatment for Blue Shield Subscribers

CLAREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bright Road Recovery, the Inland Empire's Premier Eating Disorder Treatment Program, announced today that they are now in-network with Magellan Healthcare. This is good news for Blue Shield subscribers in the Inland Empire who are looking for help with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, or ARFID.
DocMagic and Community State Bank

Community State Bank Implements Fully Paperless eClosing Process with DocMagic 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 Southeast Wisconsin-based Community State Bank has implemented its full suite of eClosing solutions to transform the bank's mortgage closing process, making it 100 percent digital.
NotaryCam

NotaryCam Certifies Compliance with MISMO Standards for RON-enabled digital mortgage closings

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it has completed the Mortgage Industry Standard Maintenance Organization (MISMO) Remote Online Notarization (RON) Software Compliance Certification Program.
ReverseVision

ReverseVision Supports HECM Lender Transition from LIBOR to CMT Index, Updates Docs to Facilitate Index Migration

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 it has updated all documents that reference an index to support both the Constant Maturity Treasury (CMT) and London Interbank Offer Rate (LIBOR) indexes.
MINLOX - Ultimate Chemical for Water

MINLOX announces launch of ‘The Ultimate Chemical for Water’ – its proprietary formula used to treat recreation waters as well as...

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MINLOX, LLC, a chemical manufacturer based in Newport Beach, California, with multiple blending facilities globally, today announced the launch of its proprietary formula used to treat recreation waters as well as watersheds.
Matrix Systems

Matrix Systems’ SP7 Detergent Supports All Makes of Electrostatic Precipitators

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Matrix Systems developed the Matrix SP7C detergent to meet the specific cleaning requirements of all Parker Hannifin SmogHog electrostatic precipitators. Its unique formulation was specifically designed to penetrate and eliminate fatty and carbonized deposits that accumulate on ESP collector plates.
Nicole Howell, Woman of the Year

Ombudsman Services Exec. Director Nicole Howell Named Woman of the Year by Congressman Garamendi

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda is pleased to announce that Executive Director Nicole Howell has been selected as a 2020 Woman of the Year by Congressman John Garamendi.
#10ForChangeChallenge - Black My Business

Black My Business CEO Damon Tindall Launches Ambitious Post-Election Black Education Plan for African-Americans

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Damon Tindall, an Australian CEO and founder of Black My Business, just announced a major Crowdfunding initiative to help fund 1,000 full tuition African-American scholarships by December 25, 2020. In the wake of the Democrats' victory, Tindall has seized the opportunity to initiate meaningful action in support.
Paramount Property Tax Appeal

Paramount Property Tax Appeal in San Diego Offers Free Consultation to California Property Owners as Prop 19 Becomes Law

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Wes Nichols, president of Paramount Property Tax Appeal Service, is reminding California property owners that property tax relief will be severely limited by changes to the Proposition 58 Parent-to-Child Exemption, as Prop 19 will soon become law.
Pureloan Advanced Search

Pureloan Launches Enterprise-Grade Advanced Mortgage Search Functionality at No Cost to California Home Buyers

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pureloan.com is the first website to offer professional loan officer-level mortgage search functionality for both home loans and home refinancing to all interested shoppers. Other websites simply allow searches using basic fields like location, LTV, and credit score, but Pureloan performs searches on the exact fields being used by loan underwriters.
NotaryCam

NotaryCam Relaunches Semi-annual ‘Help a Hero’ Initiative

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that in honor of Veterans Day, it would once again offer free remote online notarization (RON) sessions to United States veterans and current service members as part of its semi-annual "Help a Hero" initiative.
Defamation Attorney Rohit Chhabra

California Defamation Attorney Defeats anti-SLAPP Motion for Bay Area Client

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Defamation Attorney Rohit Chhabra has successfully defeated an anti-SLAPP motion that sought to punish his client for seeking justice. The case is Li v. Yu, 20CV367955 (Santa Clara Superior Court 2020).
Ace Plus Tax Resolution

James Cha, Certified Tax Resolution Specialist from Ace Plus Tax Resolution, Advises Non-Filers to File Their Back Tax Returns ASAP

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- James Cha, a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist from Ace Plus Tax Resolution, urges taxpayers to file their tax returns as soon as possible, even if they missed the tax deadline or can't pay off, as they're only increasing their tax bill by delaying.
El Paseo South Gate Shopping Center

El Paseo South Gate Shopping Center Launches Free, Fast WiFi

SOUTH GATE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- El Paseo Southgate shopping center now provides free, fast WiFi for visitors to the shopping center. Providing comfortable open spaces with online access, El Paseo offers the South Gate community a new option for a productive change of scenery.
Amelia Ray - HAMBONE SAYS

Controversial Music Video on Racism in US Causes Stir: Amelia Ray and ‘Hamilton’ Drummer Jake Wood Discuss the Making of ‘Hambone...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT, Amelia Ray, Jake Wood and Bay Area cinematographer Peggy Peralta will host a Zoom discussion on the making of "Hambone Says," the video that uses contemporary past aesthetic to explore racism, rage and role reversal in the United States.
PartyWorks Interactive Happy Halloween LA

Happy Halloween L.A.: Trick or Treating 2020 Style with Pandemic-safe Drive-thru Entertainment

PICO RIVERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Did you think that Halloween festivities were out of the question this year due to the pandemic? Families can gather for Happy Halloween L.A., the largest, most immersive, drive-through event in Southern California. Along with the generous sponsorship of Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers and Vans Shoes, among others, it is the first joint venture of Life Changing Charities, a 502(c)(3) non-profit organization, and PartyWorks Interactive.
Andrew Brown Delivers laptops to SLCUSD

King David’s Masonic Lodge 209 delivers laptops for underserved families to San Luis Coastal Education Foundation and StandStrong

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- King David's Masonic Lodge delivered the first batches of, hopefully many, laptops to San Luis Coastal Education Foundation and StandStrong based on urgent early request. The Laptop Drive, which will run through November 8th, is designed to provide help to less fortunate children and families in addressing the online education challenges.
Dominic Iannitti Honored with 2020 Lending Luminary Award

CEO Dominic Iannitti Honored with 2020 Lending Luminary Award by PROGRESS in Lending Association

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that that its president and CEO, Dominic Iannitti, was recognized as a Lending Luminary award winner in the second annual list of honorees. Winners were announced on Oct. 15 at the 10th annual ENGAGE event, which PROGRESS in Lending held virtually this year.
Progenabiome Shares New Data on Fecal Transplant, Sars-Cov-2

Biotech Firm, Progenabiome Shares New Data on Fecal Transplant, Sars-Cov-2 at ACG 2020

VENTURA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) named Progenabiome "Outstanding Poster Presenter" for its poster: "Successful Bacterial Engraftment Identified by Next Generation Sequencing Following Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Clostridioides difficile Infection," which will be presented virtually at the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting this week.
Uvilite TORCH Hospital-Grade Sterilization Tec

Uvilite Provides Hospital-Grade Sterilization Tech for Everyday Residential Use

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uvilite has developed a safe and powerfully effective ultraviolet sterilizing light technology for everyday residential use. Ideal for homes, cars and any other areas where germs are present, Uvilite uses hospital-grade technology that protects and empowers people to fight germs when and where they want to.
iMobie AnyTrans for iPhone 12

AnyTrans Is Fully Prepared for iPhone 12: Helps iPhone 12 Users Transfer, Manage and Control Their Data Easily and Efficiently

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie is an industry-leading company in providing solutions for all iPhone/iPad users. AnyTrans, iMobie's all-in-one iPhone manager, helps users manage almost all iPhone content - Up to 34 types of data. Whether users want to migrate data to iPhone 12 or organize iPhone data on a daily basis, AnyTrans makes it possible for them to control all the vital content, easily, efficiently, and securely.
Plenty of Fish Seafood

Plenty of Fish Seafood: Sibling Entrepreneurs Beat Pandemic Odds Opening Eatery in California’s High Desert

LANCASTER, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Billy Wright II and his sister, Bree Wright recently opened Plenty of Fish Seafood, their first restaurant in a chain of seafood eateries, in Lancaster, Calif., the heart of the valley's high desert!
Sacramento SPCA staff member holds kitten

Sacramento SPCA Hosts Special Fundraiser to Build the New Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA will host a special stay-at-home fundraiser on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 6 p.m. to help fund and build the new Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center at the Sacramento SPCA.
LEAD DON'T MANAGE by Steve Moran

Seniorcare Expert Steve Moran Shares Leadership Guidance in His New Book, ‘Lead Don’t Manage’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senior Living Foresight announced today that the Founder and Publisher Steve Moran, an industry pundit, shares his leadership philosophies in his newly published book, "Lead Don't Manage" (ISBN: 978-1734686401). His company is a content creation platform assisting providers to operate excellent senior housing communities.

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