Calif. Legislature Sexual Harassment Prevention Subcommittee Releases Draft Recommendations for Transforming Capitol Culture
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale), chair of the Joint Committee on Rules Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response, and Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles), vice chair of the subcommittee, today released draft recommendations to overhaul the Legislature’s policies on sexual harassment and to transform the workplace culture.
SAN PEDRO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Kicking off the start of summer 2018, Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium will unveil two new commissioned murals by artist John Van Hamersveld, whose iconic work celebrates Southern California’s surf and sand culture. The Aquarium is part of the new state-designated San Pedro Cultural Arts District due to its design by world-famous architect Frank Gehry.
SureCoat Roof System is More Than Green, It’s Waterproof Roof Repair without Construction, says Pacific Roofing Systems
DANA POINT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Repairing chronic roof leaks due to poor home construction without doing a tear-off or further construction takes innovation, ingenuity, skill, and in this case, the right product line up, says Pacific Roofing Systems. Pacific met the "construction-less" challenge to repair 2,000 square feet of spudded rock flat roofing and sloped metal roofing on a private Laguna Beach residence by instead proposing the use of a unique formulated monolithic liquid single-ply waterproof roof system known as the SureCoat Roof System.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- United Fidelity Funding West (UFFWest), a rapidly growing national mortgage banker, announced that it added Victoria Dunn to its wholesale lending team of account executives. "We are pleased to have been able to recruit someone with Victoria's proven background of successful execution and solution-oriented sales skill sets," stated John Bell, principal at UFFWest.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform(R), today announced that company co-founder Kyle Kamrooz has been accepted into the Forbes Finance Council, an invitation-only community for senior-level finance executives.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance brokerage veteran Michael McNulty has rejoined the firm as Managing Principal and Wine & Beverage Practice Leader. McNulty will be based in San Francisco and report to Curt Perata, EPIC's Pacific North Region President.
NotaryCam Celebrates 100K Online Notarizations, Demos at National Settlement Services Summit (NS3) 2018
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam, Inc. (NotaryCam) today announced that it has completed more than 100,000 online notarizations since introducing the service in 2012. To celebrate this milestone, NotaryCam will offer free demos of its eClose360 platform to attendees of the 2018 National Settlement Services Summit (NS3) being held June 6-8 at the Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit.
SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the mortgage transaction, announced today that company co-founder and CEO Aaron Schiff has been recognized as a HousingWire Rising Star.
New Mobile Arcade Game Flying Fu, from Accio Motion, is family-friendly martial arts designed to test your patience
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Accio Motion LLC, a rising star in the production and publishing of mobile games, announced today the release of its new family friendly martial arts game: Flying Fu. Available now on the App Store and Google Play.
Optical Zonu, Sayres, and Cogitari Link Up to Bring Cutting-Edge RF over Fiber Solutions to the Defense Industry
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Optical Zonu Corp ("OZC"), a major manufacturer of analog and digital fiber optic solutions, is pleased to announce a new RF over Fiber solutions partnership with Sayres & Associates and Cogitari.
Roz Strategies’ Tax Resolution Expert Michael Rozbruch Teaches Tax Pros How to Ramp Up Their Business
STUDIO CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- An exclusive, interactive 4-hour live training for CPAs, EAs and attorneys - "The 7-Figure Tax Resolution Practice Blueprint" - is scheduled for June 28. This free training is hosted by tax resolution expert, Michael Rozbruch, founder of Roz Strategies. He'll show tax professionals how to start a tax resolution practice from scratch (like he did) or take an existing practice to the next level.
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, and MortgageHippo, a Fintech-driven digital lending platform, announced a seamless eSign integration between their two platforms.
SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Please join us in welcoming Carl Gibson III to WMH Corporation. Carl will be serving as one of the key transportation leaders in expanding WMH throughout California. His responsibilities will include managing the new Sacramento office, broadening our client base, and mentoring junior staff in their professional development.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Author Rex Weiner will debut "The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane" (ISBN: 978-1945572807) his gritty tales featuring private eye Ford Fairlane, the music industry's "rock n roll detective," at Noir At The Bar on June 10 at 7 p.m. The event brings together crime fiction fans with crime fiction authors reading from their work at the Mandrake Bar, Los Angeles.
Calif. Gov. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for May 22-31 2018 including to Health and Human Services Agency
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday announced the following appointments: First, Diana Dooley, 67, of Sacramento, has been appointed Executive Secretary in the Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Dooley has served as Secretary of the California Health and Human Services Agency since 2011.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed SB 606 by Senator Robert Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) and AB 1668 by Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) to help the state better prepare for droughts and climate change by establishing statewide water efficiency standards.
MILLBRAE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Short-term residential rentals have been a hot topic for Millbrae residents since a house party last month went out of control, putting the surrounding neighborhood on guard. Because of this, the Millbrae City Council directed staff to draft an ordinance that could give both law and code enforcement officials more power to stop unruly short-term renters, and give the City tools and additional power to better regulate the industry locally.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A measure by that would prohibit the practice of paying signature gatherers on a per-signature basis, was approved by the California State Senate today. Senate Bill (SB) 1394, authored by Fullerton Democrat Josh Newman, passed the Senate on a x-x vote.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professionals Rose Nordbrock, Jeff Breskin, Pabla Barros and Jose Fuentes have joined the firm's operations in Southern California.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale), chair of the Joint Committee on Rules Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response, and Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles), vice chair of the Subcommittee, released the following statement to provide an update on the progress of the subcommittee’s work:
Calif. Assembly Approves McCarty Legislation Promoting STEM Education Through After School Coding Courses for Kids
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Assembly has approved AB 2098 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento), which would establish the After School Kids Code Grant Pilot Program to provide funding for after school programs that promote STEM education and focus on computer coding as part of their curriculum. The measure was approved on a 65 to 0 vote.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that the firm's Marketing, Communications and Design team was honored by the 24th Annual Communicator Awards with an "Award of Excellence" and two "Awards of Distinction." The Communicator Awards are an international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, May 21 at 5 p.m., one hundred eleven students became graduates of Laguna College of Art and Design's (LCAD) Class of 2018. President Jonathan Burke and Board of Trustees Chair Jared Mathis conferred undergraduate degrees in Animation, Drawing & Painting, Game Art, Graphic Design + Digital Media, and Illustration.
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that on Thursday, May 24, the entire company participated in Red Nose Day - an effort to help end child poverty both in the U.S. and in some of the poorest communities in the world. Red Noses can still be purchased from Walgreens retail outlets through June 2, 2018 in support of the fundraising campaign.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform, was honored as one of the world's top fintech firms at last week's Benzinga Global Fintech Awards.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group will hold its 5th annual Learn-Wise European User's Conference, June 6, 2018 in Frankfurt. The European User's Conference is dedicated to the unique training and compliance needs of European medical device companies.
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MAG Instrument, Inc., (MAG) has entered into a sponsorship agreement with The American Veterans Center and National Memorial Day Parade to provide resources for the organization and its programs. Among these efforts MAG will assist veterans to attend and be honored at the annual event.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- “SLOW DOWN AND BREATHE!” “Have you considered a gluten free diet?” “You are such an inspiration! If I were you I wouldn’t talk at all.” These are comments San Francisco's Only Female Stuttering Comedian, Nina G has encountered. Nina handles hecklers like a pro on stage, but once the show is over, she still has to endure disparaging comments about how she talks.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Smart Cities Prevail today released a series of new TV advertisements on prevailing wage laws, part of a multi-state public information campaign launching in California and New Mexico. "Rebuilding America" highlights the important role that prevailing wage laws play in promoting local hiring and higher quality workmanship on schools, roads and other public projects.
Bank of Southern California, N.A. Hires Market Executive Gaylin Anderson to Grow Bank’s Los Angeles Presence
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce Gaylin Anderson has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Market Executive in Southern California. He will be responsible for leading Bank of Southern California's regional presence by actively seeking new business opportunities while expanding upon current relationships.
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that retail mortgage lender Guaranteed Rate can now cut closing time by electronically signing mortgage closing documents in advance.
NotaryCam Honors US Military Vets and Service Members with Complimentary Notarizations During Memorial Day Holiday
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam, Inc. today announced the return of its annual "Help a Hero" initiative. This Memorial Day weekend from Friday, May 25, through Monday, May 28, 2018, NotaryCam will honor those who have served by offering no-cost online notarization sessions to United States military veterans and service members.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, San Diego area education leaders and students came together at Kearny High School in San Diego to push for college admissions tests like the SAT to be offered – as an alternative to state standardized tests – during the school day through the Pathways to College Act, currently moving through the California State Legislature.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform, today announced the closing of a $50-million Series C funding round led by private-equity firm Riverwood Capital with ongoing participation from Upfront Ventures.
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MAG Instrument Inc. (MAG), the world leader in flashlight technology, has been awarded the National Hardware American Manufacturing Award for Best New Product for the second year in a row. The award was presented to MAG by John Lederer with the National Hardware Show (NHS) and Marcie Gabor of the Made In USA Brand. The Maglite ML150LR LED Rechargeable Flashlight System was selected out of eight finalists to receive the award.
Residents Medical Group Builds ‘Dream Team’ with Deans, Chief Residents, MDs and PhDs to Help Medical Residency Candidates
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Every year between Sept. and Feb., thousands of medical school graduates interview for residencies. It's the last stage before a M.B.B.S., M.D., or D.O. degree holder can sit for their Board examinations and practice as a licensed physician in the U.S. This is where Residents Medical comes in - a respected organization that specializes in education, guidance, preparation, consulting and medical residency placement.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In the face of the worst wildfires in California’s history, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday issued an executive order to combat dangerous tree mortality, increase the ability of our forests to capture carbon and systematically improve forest management.
MQMR Counsels Mortgage Lenders to Increase Internal Audit Frequency to Safeguard Secondary Market Activities
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer today advised lenders to increase the frequency with which they conduct their internal audits to ensure secondary market activities and relationships are not negatively impacted by undiscovered risks.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Sean Conrad has joined the firm's operations in Southern California as a principal. e will partner collaboratively with Jim Gillette, president of the company's Pacific South Region, and Irvine Managing Principal and Branch Leader Tony D'Asaro.
Military Media Brand We Are The Mighty Unveils #MIGHTY25: Influencers Supporting the Military Community in 2018
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leading military media and entertainment brand We Are The Mighty (WATM), unveils its fourth annual Mighty 25: Influencers Supporting the Military Community in 2018, twenty-five individuals who are bringing awareness to America’s military service members, veterans, and their families.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today Managing Principal Suzanne McGarey and Compliance Consultant Kenneth Powell will present at the Gulf Coast Symposium on Thurs., May 10 at 4 p.m. at the NRG Center in Houston, Texas.
MAG Instrument, Inc. Highlights New Products and support of American Manufacturing at 2018 National Hardware Show
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MAG Instrument, Inc. will once again be a major sponsor of the National Hardware Show and demonstrate its commitment to American manufacturing being the Co-Title Sponsor of the "MADE IN USA Pavilion." MAG is committed to making its products in the U.S.A. and educating consumers as to the quality and craftsmanship that separate U.S. products from those made overseas.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a marketing and entertainment company, has launched its 2018 annual Nonprofit PR Grant program for 501(c)(3) charities and is now accepting applications. Value of each in-kind donation service grant is $2,400 and will be offered to 10 U.S.-based non-profit organizations "doing good" on a national or regional level for 2018/19.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Senate this past week voted unanimously to pass Senate Bill (SB) 1030 by Fullerton Senator Josh Newman. The measure aims to further deter distracted driving by making the offense a moving violation, which would add a point to a driver’s record.
Calif. Assemblymembers McCarty and Gonzalez Fletcher Will Continue Push to Make Youth Football Safer
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymembers Kevin McCarty (D- Sacramento) and Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D – San Diego) this past week reaffirmed their commitment to pursuing legislation that will make youth football as safe as possible through the “Safe Youth Football Act,” which will protect children from brain injury by establishing a minimum age of 12 to play in organized tackle football programs.
Statement By The Committee To Protect California Jobs On Qualification Of Signatures For Internet Regulation Ballot Measure
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The following is the statement of Andrea Deveau of TechNet, Robert Callahan of the Internet Association, and Allan Zaremberg of the Chamber of Commerce, leaders of the Committee to Protect California Jobs, on the submission of signatures to qualify a ballot measure that calls for the California-only regulation of the Internet.
Villa Park CA votes 5-0, joining 20+ California cities to help standardize small cell wireless deployment
VILLA PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announces their agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions for the City of Villa Park, California.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink:BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced quarterly earnings of $1,072,303 for the first quarter of 2018, a 51% increase compared to $710,022 for the first quarter of 2017. Results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018, include approximately $320 thousand in expenses related to the pending acquisition of Americas United Bank (OTC Pink: AUNB). As previously announced, the Bank also completed a private placement offering of common stock of approximately $26 million during March 2018.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On April 27, 2018, actor and 'former con man' Steve Comisar returns to Hollywood to resume his acting career after finally finishing his federal prison sentence. With the help of A-list actors, agents, directors and producers, Comisar plans to immediately begin taking on acting roles in motion pictures.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In tribute to Earth Day 2018, California Safe Schools (CSS) honored the following 2018 Earth Day Heroes with awards and commendations for their exceptional efforts to protect human health and Mother Earth.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Trustees of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today that Greyling Insurance Brokerage & Risk Consulting - a division of EPIC was selected as the broker and program administrator for the ACEC BIT Program effective January 1, 2018.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced a partnership with Allegiant Reverse Services (ARS), a full-service title and settlement company with an exclusive focus on reverse mortgage closings.
Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for April 13-19, 2018 including to Veterans Home of California
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, on April 19, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Frederick J. Just, 60, of Riverside, has been appointed administrator of the Veterans Home of California, Yountville. Just held several positions at Kaiser Permanente from 2005 to 2017, including assistant hospital administrator.
FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Delta Care Rx, a leading pharmaceutical innovator in end of life care, has been named one of the "Top 10 Pharmacy Management Solution Providers of 2018," according to Healthcare Tech Outlook, a digital and print magazine publication of Valley Media, Inc.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment announces the release of "Still Broke" by Adam Hunter. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. "Still Broke" is the third Stand-Up Comedy CD Uproar has produced by Adam Hunter. A talented performer and writer, Hunter has performed all over the world. (VIDEO)
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Greater Bay Area estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel announces the launch of the Absolute Trust Talk podcast. Absolute Trust Talk launches as a new avenue to educate clients and prospects on a wide variety of trending business and financial wellness topics and how they can make better-informed decisions when planning for the future.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lion's Heart announced today that its Board of Directors has named Becca Tankersley as the organization's next Executive Director effective June 11, 2018. She will work in partnership with the Lion's Heart Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, and community partners to lead the organization forward in creating innovative paths for teens to connect with local volunteer opportunities.
Cloudvirga Adds Award-Winning Appraisal Order Management from Mercury Network to Its Digital Mortgage POS Platform
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the Intelligent Mortgage Platform(R), today announced its completion of a fully automated, lights-out integration with Mercury Network, part of CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) and one of the industry's largest appraisal order management platforms.
SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the mortgage transaction, today announced it has tapped Shahrzad "Shaz" Kojouri as vice president of legal and compliance.
CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is issuing a dire warning against SB 1424, designed to create a medical thought police in California. "Let me present myself as California's first 'speech criminal,'" Dr. Harte declares. "This liberty-deficient government of the state of California is in no moral, scientific or legal position to dictate what is fact and what is not.