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Norcom Mortgage Names ReverseVision Provider

Norcom Mortgage Names ReverseVision Provider of Choice for Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Tech

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that Norwich Commercial Group, Inc. dba Norcom Mortgage (Norcom) has selected ReverseVision as its provider of choice for end-to-end HECM technology.

10th Annual Great California ‘Shake Out’ Again Prompts Residents to Prep for Drop, Cover and Hold On

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:19 a.m. on October 19, 2017 during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, which began in California in 2008. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes – wherever you live, work, or travel. ShakeOut is also a major activity of America's PrepareAthon!
DangerMan The Urban Superhero

For Halloween, DangerMan The Urban Superhero Releases Super Suit Costume for Kids of All Ages

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Halloween night just got safer! America's Real Life Urban Super Hero, DangerMan, will roam the streets trick-or-treating with the likes of Superman, Batman and Spider-Man as the new DangerMan Super Suit is now available for kids! Actor and mentor Roger I. Tinsley, the founder of the DangerMan Urban Superhero brand and CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, has released the new costume just in time for the holidays.
Raj Ramsamooj, M.D.

The Everest Foundation Adds Raj Ramsamooj, M.D., Former Vice-Chairman of UC Davis School of Medicine

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Everest Foundation is thrilled to announce that Raj Ramsamooj, M.D. has joined its team as Director of Graduate Medical Education Operations. Dr. Ramsamooj is a genuine leader in graduate medical education (GME) and a practicing transplant pathologist.
Mortgage Capital Trading

MCT Trading’s Bulk Acquisition Manager Tech Achieves 100-Percent Investor Adoption

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has gained unprecedented industry-wide technology adoption among the investor aggregator community. MCT officially unveiled the Bulk Acquisition Manager(TM) (BAM) within its capital markets software platform, MCTlive!, in July of this year.
Tony Shap Consulting

Tony Shap Consulting Announces New Program to Help Women Entrepreneurs Jump-Start a Marketing Businesses

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Acclaimed marketing consultant and innovator Tony Shap today announced a new initiative designed to help women achieve their goals in the fast-paced marketing industry. The program from Tony Shap Consulting is the first ever of its kind to focus on women specifically and will allow female entrepreneurs to play to their strengths and achieve greater success.
28th Annual Collector's Choice Gala

Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) Honors Vans at 28th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) raised more than $315,000 at its 28th Annual Collector's Choice Gala and Live Auction held on Saturday, October 7th at Montage Laguna Beach. The total amount raised beat last year's record.
The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

The Mortgage Collaborative Expands Metrics-Driven Lender Collaboration Lab Initiative

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, recently announced details surrounding the continued expansion of their Collaboration Lab initiative. Launched in the spring of 2017, TMC's Collaboration Labs offer their Lender Members the opportunity to participate in day and a half long "deep-dive" networking sessions with peers f similar size and scope.
Silicon Valley Halloween Party

Unique Annual Halloween Party Scares Silicon Valley on October 28, 2017

SANTA CLARA, Calif.. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announced today its Halloween Party at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara. The Halloween party will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, starting at 8 p.m. The party finishes at midnight. This Silicon Valley Halloween Party is unique because it enables people to view their favorite singers and bands as they dance.
The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

The Mortgage Collaborative Welcomes Addition of PHH Mortgage to its Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced a new strategic partnership with PHH Mortgage, a leading subservicer and portfolio retention provider. The new relationship with PHH Mortgage adds an experienced, best-in-class subservicer to their preferred partner network.
TMC Benchmark

The Mortgage Collaborative Unveils TMC Benchmark, a New Lender Member Benchmarking Solution

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, has released its monthly benchmarking solution to its Lender Members. The first reports were made available this month and will be provided to participants on a month-to-month, real-time basis.
actor Geoffrey Lewis

‘High & Outside a baseball noir’ – Geoffrey Lewis’ last film gets North American Premiere at Austin Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Standard 17, LLC announces "High & Outside : a baseball noir," also nominated for Best Screenplay & Best Film at the prestigious 2017 Raindance Film Festival in London. The film premieres Oct. 27 & Nov. 1, 2017 at the Austin Film Festival. "High & Outside" is about an independent league baseball player, Phil Harding (Phil Donlon), who takes desperate measures to keep his imperiled big-league dream alive, which threatens to destroy his already fragile family.
Mortgage Capital Trading

Mortgage Capital Trading Again Named a ‘Best Place to Work’ in San Diego – Sixth Consecutive Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it earned a spot on the San Diego Business Journal's (SDBJ) Best Places to Work list for the sixth year in a row.
Killer Noodle L.A.

Killer Noodle Announces L.A. Grand Opening on Oct. 16 for Tantanmen Lovers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Killer Noodle in WLA Sawtelle Japantown is pleased to announce a Grand Opening special event on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in Sawtelle, Los Angeles, followed by the official Grand Opening of the restaurant on the 16th.
AV Industry Hall of Famer Bob Sharp

Utelogy Corp. Recruits AV Industry Hall of Famer Bob Sharp to Serve as its Global Business Development VP

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Utelogy Corporation announces the hiring of Bob Sharp as Vice President, Global Business Development. Utelogy makes software for control, enterprise management, and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education.
City of Lake Forest CA

Lake Forest CA to enter into agreement with 5 Bars Communities, to accelerate its small cell wireless coverage

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 5 Bars Communities, a dba of XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless plans, asset marketing, and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced an agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions with the City of Lake Forest.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Legislation To Protect California’s Hard-Working Immigrants

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed a package of bills to enhance housing, school, workplace and civil protections for California's immigrants. "This action protects public safety and ensures hard-working people who contribute to our state are respected," said Governor Brown.
Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

Calif. Measure to Expand Educational Access for Refugees Signed Into Law – AB343

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A measure which will provide refugees with in-state tuition at California Community Colleges during their first year of residency was signed into law today by Governor Jerry Brown (D - California). Assembly Bill (AB) 343, part of the 'California Welcomes Refugees' legislative package, furthers the Golden State’s efforts to integrate refugee immigrants into our state.
voice actor Dave Fennoy

Artists and Advocates Activate their Voices with Geek Club Books for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today launched #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. The autistic are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying. The campaign brings together voice, stage and film actors, children's authors, comic artists and autistic advocates who activate their voices for autism, speaking out for acceptance and inclusion.
Synergy Student Information System

Desert Sands Unified School District in California Selects Edupoint’s Synergy Student Information System (SIS)

LA QUINTA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management, and assessment, has been selected by Desert Sands Unified School District to implement Edupoint's Synergy(R) Student Information System (SIS), replacing eSchoolPLUS(TM) (now owned by PowerSchool(R)).
OC Great Park - 5 BARS

Smart Cities of Beaumont and Dinuba are accelerating small cell wireless coverage and protecting their assets with 5 Bars

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 5 Bars Communities, a dba of XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless plans, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced agreements to market and manage wireless coverage solutions with the City of Beaumont and the City of Dinuba.
Broker-Producer Tim House

EPIC Insurance adds Broker/Producer Tim House in Fresno, California Office

FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tim House has joined the firm as a Property & Casualty Insurance Broker/Producer in EPIC's Fresno, California office.
The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

Certified Credit Reporting Joins Mortgage Collaborative Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new preferred partner relationship with national credit information service provider, Certified Credit Reporting. As a result of this new partnership, lender members of The Mortgagee Collaborative will receive discounted pricing on Certified Credit's suite of credit and verification services.
CEO Andrea Barnes

ECHO Connection Appoints New CEO Andrea Barnes to advance Cannabinoid-Based Education, Collaboration and Hope

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ECHO Connection, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to educating the world, hosting collaborative platforms, and providing hope for those in need of cannabinoid-based therapies, announced today that it has appointed Andrea Barnes as its new CEO and President. Barnes will be speaking about the charity's work in guiding families seeking the therapeutic effects of cannabinoids by connecting them with resources that can help at the 4th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBE) in Boston.
QUANDIS

Mortgage Tech News: Quandis Inc. Adds New Imaging Functionality to its Military Search Service for SCRA Compliance

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading default management mortgage technology provider, announced that it has added new functionality that allows servicers and default attorneys to more easily manage images of official certificates from the Department of Defense (DoD) to demonstrate proof of compliance for adherence to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).
5 Bars Communities

San Luis Obispo enters into Agreement with 5 Bars Communities to Accelerate Small Cell Wireless Coverage

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 5 Bars Communities, a dba of XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless plans, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced an agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions with the City of San Luis Obispo.
Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Legislative Updates, Bills Signed into Law, for Sept. 26-28, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills, including: AB 184 by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Menlo Park) – Sea level rise planning: database, and AB 333 by Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) – State Highway Route 185: relinquishment: County of Alameda.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown announces appointments for Sept. 27-28, 2017 including Health and Human Services Agency

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments on Thursday: First, Karin Caves, 62, of Carmichael, has been appointed deputy director of communications at the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration.
Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Legislative Package to Address Housing Crisis, including AB678

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Brown signed a package of housing bills that will provide a combined $4 billion in funding for affordable housing from bond sales, document recording fees and to red tape during the development project approval process. Included in the package is Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra’s (D-Pacoima) Assembly Bill 678.
Matic and LendingQB

Matic Insurance Services & LendingQB Partner to Solve Mortgage Delays Caused by Homeowner’s Insurance

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Matic Insurance Services, a digital insurance agency that enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the home-buying transaction, today announced a new partnership with LendingQB, a provider of "lean lending" loan origination technology. Matic announced the news as part of a live demonstration at San Francisco's Digital Mortgage Conference.
Kevin Costner of Lender Price

Mortgage Tech Company, Lender Price Names new CEO and Opens New $10M Investment Round

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lender Price, the emerging leader in digital mortgage lending technology, announced today that it has named veteran mortgage industry executive Jerry Halbrook as its CEO and has opened a fresh round of equity funding to fuel its growth trajectory.
DocMagic's Mike Zarrilli

HousingWire Honors DocMagic’s Mike Zarrilli with 2017 Insiders 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 head of operations, Mike Zarrilli, has been named to HousingWire's Insiders Award list for 2017.
iMobie AnyTrans

iMobie AnyTrans Offers 3 Ways for iOS Users to Flawlessly Move Data to new iPhone 8

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Switching to iPhone 8 / 8 Plus is not just getting a new device, it also comes along with the hard task of a plethora of vital data and files migration. Given that, iMobie introduces its robust data transfer program - AnyTrans, to completely brace for data migration between iPhone and iPhone, even from Android to iPhone comprehensively.
The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC) Welcomes Addition of ACS Accounting to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new partnership with east-coast based CPA and advisory firm, ACS Accounting. The new relationship with ACS, adds another best-in-class tax and accounting firm to their preferred partner network.
I Spit On Your Grave Deja Vu

New horror film, ‘I Spit On Your Grave Deja Vu’ is sequel to most controversial revenge movie in history

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Deja Vu LLC. Productions announces the release of "I Spit On Your Grave Deja Vu" to coincide with the 40th Anniversary of the original 1978 film "I Spit On Your Grave" aka "Day of the Women" in 2018. "I Spit On Your Grave Deja Vu" picks up with Jennifer Hills (Camille Keaton) as a best-selling author living in New York City with her famous model daughter, Christy Hills (Jamie Bernadette).
Mortgage Collabortive

The Mortgage Collaborative Names Rich Swerbinsky as its COO

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced it has promoted Rich Swerbinsky to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Having served as its executive vice president of national sales and strategic alliances since 2015, Rich Swerbinsky will now serve TMC as its COO.
Matic Insurance

TechCrunch SF: Matic Insurance Debuts Integration with Roostify During TechCrunch Startup Battlefield, Advances to Final Round

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Matic Insurance Services (Matic), a digital insurance agency that enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the home-buying transaction, has forged a partnership with automated lending technology provider Roostify. The company announced the news Tuesday afternoon from the stage of TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield, part of the TechCrunch Disrupt SF conference held in San Francisco this week. Matic was one of just six elite startups chosen to advance to the final round of the competition.
5 BARS Communities

Six New California Cities Enter Into Agreements with 5 Bars Communities to Accelerate Small Cell Wireless and Protect Assets

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 5 Bars Communities, a dba of XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless plans, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced agreements to market and manage wireless coverage solutions with the Cities of Alameda, Clovis, Hemet, Roseville, San Bernardino and Visalia.
SparkleCOIN ICO

TECHCRUNCH SF: Sparkle Coin, Inc. Announces its Initial Coin Offering today at Disrupt SF

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sparkle Coin, Inc., designed to be the most transactable cryptocurrency available, is launching its initial coin offering (ICO) at 1 p.m. PDT September 20 and running through October 20, 2017 with coins beginning at $5. A LIVE STREAMING event will start at 12 p.m. PDT at TechCrunch SF.
iMobie iOS rescue

Rescue iOS 11 Update Data Loss and Most Common iOS Issues with iMobie’s Myriad of Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Along with iOS 11 debut by Apple Inc., the difficult problem of data loss has hit fever pitch after this update. Worse still, those issues such as iOS update failure, stuck on Apple logo, iOS 11 sticking and more once again push users into miserable abyss. Given that, iMobie has introduced PhoneRescue to help iOS users recover their vital data & files including messages, contacts, photos and more, even without any backup, and all iOS crashes will be also solved in just 1 click, like no data loss happens ever.
First Community Mortgage

The Mortgage Collaborative adds First Community Mortgage to its Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new preferred partnership with national correspondent investor and mortgage loan servicer, First Community Mortgage (FCM). The new relationship with FCM adds another best-in-class national correspondent investor to their preferred partner network.
Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra

Calif. State Legislature Approves Bill to Fix Unemployment Crisis for Classified School Employees – AB 621

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, the California State Assembly sent to the Governor legislation by Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) that will provide vital financial assistance to more than 284,000 classified school employees in California who live paycheck to paycheck. Assemblymember Bocanegra introduced the legislation to bridge the financial burden that classified employees face during the summer months, which often forces them to rely on food banks, max out credit cards, or collect cans on the side of the road.
Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas Leads Hispanic Heritage Resolution, Highlights Contributions of DREAMers

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In recognition of 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) introduced H.Res.524 in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was joined by 104 Members of Congress who signed on as original co-sponsors.
TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2017

TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2017 – Media Advisory: CEO of Sparkle Coin, Inc. Shows New eCommerce-optimized Crypto-currency

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sparkle Coin, Inc., founders of Sparkle Coin, a new cryptocurrency that allows users to make purchases from popular online retailers - like Amazon and Walmart - and features a currency exchange for liquidity, will be hosting a "lunch and launch" event during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017.
ReverseVision RVX LOS

ReverseVision to Host 2018 UserCon, February 6–8 in San Diego for Mortgage Pros

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, will host its third annual user conference February 6-8, 2018, at the Kona Kai Resort and Spa on San Diego's Shelter Island.
EPIC's Chambers and Dennis

Duane Dennis and Jamie Chambers of EPIC to Present Employee HR Tech Strategies at Cement Employers Assoc. Annual Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal and Senior Consultant Duane Dennis and Director of HR Technology Solutions Jamie Chambers will present at the Cement Employers Association Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 8:15 a.m. at South Point Hotel Casino Spa in Las Vegas.
Singer-Songwriter-Actor PHILLIP BRANDON

‘The Story Begins’ – Soul Singer-Songwriter-Actor PHILLIP BRANDON Debuts at The Colony Theatre

BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Springing forth following eight years of tours as "Narrator" with platinum selling rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra to a feature role in the life story of Gospel legend BeBe Winans, "Born For This: The Musical," Los Angeles native singer-songwriter-actor Phillip Brandon now proudly unveils his debut CD, "The Story Begins," via a spectacular live launch performance Thursday, October 12 at The Colony Theatre in Burbank, California.
Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Awarded AARP Community Challenge 2017 Grant

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to announce it has received an AARP Community Challenge Grant. AARP announced its grant recipients on its website on September 7, 2017. CARR is one of only 4 AARP's Community Challenge Grant recipients in California.
AnyTrans 6 with FREE iOS Mover

iMobie Releases AnyTrans 6 with FREE iOS Mover: Easiest Way to Switch from Android OS to iPhone 8

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie, a leading-edge software developer for iOS and Android, today proudly announces a major upgrade of their ultimate iPhone manager AnyTrans 6 with FREE iOS Mover - the easiest ever solution to move data from Android to iOS. Built on its second-to-none technologies, it helps all Android users freely transfer almost all data seamlessly to the new iPhone, to iTunes, even to iCloud without hassle.
ReverseVision

MEDIA ALERT: ReverseVision Experts Available to Discuss HUD Changes to HECM Reverse Mortgage Program

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The following ReverseVision experts, whose expertise on the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) ranges from HUD guideline interpretation to market analysis to education, are available for interviews regarding HUD's planned changes to the HECM program.
California Safe Schools

On California Safe Schools Coalition 19th Anniversary, CSS Recognizes LAUSD Pesticide Policy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Safe Schools Coalition (CSS) commends the pioneering achievement of Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the second largest school district in the nation, spanning 740 square miles, 28 cities and more than 1,000 sites, for early adoption of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Policy in 1999. CSS was formed in 1998, after its founder's child was accidentally sprayed by pesticides by a Los Angeles Unified gardener on his way into an LAUSD elementary school, a pivotal event for LAUSD's IPM Policy formation.
Brown delivers remarks at opening of Eastern Economic Forum

CA Gov Brown Calls for Deeper Trans-Pacific Collaboration on Climate Change at Eastern Economic Forum

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined leaders from Japan, South Korea, Russia, China and more than a dozen other countries at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia where he pushed businesses and governments to join forces not just on trade and investment but also on the decarbonization of the economy.
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs New Compact with Morongo Band Of Mission Indians

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed a tribal-state gaming compact between the State of California and the Morongo Band of Mission Indians. The compact affirms the Tribe's commitment to the residents of Riverside County and is intended to enable the tribal government to invest in worthy causes.
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Measure to Ensure Fairness in the Election Process Approved by the Legislature – SB 45

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) today announced the passage of Senate Bill 45 (SB 45). The measure, which will ensure fairness in elections throughout California, passed the Senate Floor on the special consent calendar with bipartisan support and no opposition
Tony Cardenas

SELF DRIVE Act: House Passes Calif. Rep. Cárdenas Bill in Autonomous Vehicle Legislative Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3388, the SELF DRIVE Act including language introduced by Rep. Cárdenas to establish an advisory council at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on autonomous vehicles.
MagLite

MAGLITE Comes Out on Top of COLLEGE Magazine List of Top Ten Safety and Security Products College Students Must Have

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Every year millions of parents send their children off to college for the first time and what to pack for that child is top of mind, says MAG Instrument Inc. The days of making sure they have clean sheets, lots of socks and an umbrella are long gone. Kids these days have very different needs than in years past and College Magazine has put together a list of the Top Ten Safety and Security Items College Kids Must Have and a MAGLITE flashlight is top of the list.
5 Bars Communities

Multiple Central Valley Calif. Cities Enter into Agreements with 5 Bars Communities to Accelerate Small Cell Wireless Coverage

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 5 Bars Communities, a dba of XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless master plans, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced an agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions for the City of Merced, the City of Tulare and the City of Ripon.
David Jargiello joins VLP

VLP Law Group LLP Welcomes David Jargiello as Returning Partner and General Counsel

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that David Jargiello has rejoined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Practice Group and the firm's General Counsel. Mr. Jargiello is a business transactional lawyer with more than 25 years' experience in San Francisco and Silicon Valley primarily representing venture capital funds, professional service firms and legal technology companies in complex corporate finance, corporate securities, fiduciary duty and risk management matters.
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Assembly Speaker Rendon Statement on DACA Repeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) released the following statement after President Donald Trump exercised executive authority to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Latino Victory Fund

Latino Victory Project Statement on Trump Decision to End DACA Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cristóbal J. Alex, President of Latino Victory Project, issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it would terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects certain undocumented youth from deportation.

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