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SB-Cal - Small Business California

Small Business California Launches Annual Survey

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Small Business California (SB-Cal) has launched its annual small business survey, open for responses from small business owners and executives throughout the state. Executives will now be able to complete the online questionnaire, which will be used to inform elected officials and policy makers on the issues that are most salient to small business owners in California.
Wham-O Frisbee Sonic

Frisbee Sonic by Wham-O Named One of the Best New Toys of 2018

CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Frisbee(R) Sonic, the new "square" Frisbee by Wham-O, has been added to the Fatherly list of 100 Best New Toys of 2018. The designations, compiled by a team of editors, dads and kids, honor the manufacturers who harness technological advancements, imagination and product design to churn out play products that inform, inspire, develop and entertain. Wham-O reinvented the way Frisbee(R) and all discs will fly in the future with the introduction of the Frisbee Sonic.
MAGNIFI Learn-Wise GO

Magnifi Group Joins the WYSE Travel Confederation to serve the Student and Youth Travel Industry

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, a leading provider of educational technology solutions, has joined membership of the WYSE Travel Confederation. WYSE Travel Confederation is a world-renowned not-for-profit organization serving the youth, student, and education travel industry. WYSE membership enables Magnifi to serve the Student and Youth Travel Industry with its state-of-the-art eLearning platform, Learn-WiseGo.
City of El Monte California

City of El Monte CA Remembers Former Mayor Patricia A. Wallach for Service to the Community

EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The City of El Monte is remembering former Mayor Patricia A. Wallach for her service and dedication to the community, after passing on October 27, 2018. Wallach was 81 years-old.
MCT's Rhiannon Bolen

MCT Inc. Hires Rhiannon Bolen as Regional Sales Manager to Satisfy Increasing Demand for its Product and Service Offerings

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Rhiannon Bolen has joined the company's sales team as one of its Regional Sales Managers and will be responsible for overseeing the Southern territory.
Cloudvirga's Jesse Decker

Former Roostify exec Jesse Decker joins Cloudvirga as chief customer success officer

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced the appointment of Jesse Decker to the role of chief customer success officer. Decker will lead the company's customer success division and work collaboratively with its product development and marketing teams to help leading mortgage lenders leverage the full potential of Cloudvirga's revolutionary point-of-sale (POS) products.
DA Diana Becton

500 Leaders Expected to Attend 17th Annual Sacramento Event: Women in Law Enforcement Community Awards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 500 people are expected to attend the 17th annual award luncheon Saturday, November 17th, to recognize winners of the "Women in Law Enforcement" Business and Community Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.
Medical Candidates

Large Number of 2018 Medical Residency Applicants Receive Rejections, says Residents Medical

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 2018 marked the 16th consecutive increase in the number of medical residency positions offered and Residents Medical, an educational and residency placement organization, is taking notice.
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces its Q3-2018 Financial Results (BCAL)

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) announced quarterly net income of $874,988 for the third quarter of 2018, compared to $1,088,043 for the third quarter of 2017. For the nine months ended September 30, 2018, net income was $3,253,441, compared to $2,830,295 for the nine months ended September 30, 2017. Results for the quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2018, include approximately $1.2 million and $1.6 million, respectively, in expenses related to the acquisition of Americas United Bank (OTC Pink: AUNB), which was completed on July 31, 2018.
Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course

Magnifi Group to Host 8th Annual Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course in San Francisco Nov 16-18

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Over 60 Spine Fellows and Young Surgeons from the United States' top spine centers and hospitals across the U.S. will attend the 8th annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course, to be held in San Francisco, Calif., November 16-18, 2018, Magnifi Group announced today.
NotaryCam

For U.S. Veterans and Service Members, NotaryCam again Offers Complimentary Notarizations Honoring 2018 Veterans Day

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam(R) today announced it would offer free remote online notarization (RON) sessions to United States veterans and current service members in honor of Veterans Day as part of its semi-annual "Help a Hero" initiative. From Friday, November 9 through Monday, November 12, active duty and retired service members can connect to a live notary public via NotaryCam's secure virtual signing room to legally notarize, sign and execute documents and agreements online from anywhere in the world.

Cloudvirga’s Michael Schreck and Kyle Kamrooz lauded among Orange County’s most influential business leaders for 2018

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that company CEO Michael Schreck and Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz have been named to Orange County Business Journal's "OC 500" list of the most influential business leaders in Orange County, California.

Realtor Leslie Kavanaugh Announces Opportunity to Own Best Home in Malibu’s Most Coveted Area of Point Dume

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Luxury Estate REALTOR, Leslie Kavanaugh, has announced an exceptional property located in Malibu's most coveted neighborhood offered for $8,888,888. This exquisite property and estate offer an unparalleled combination of superior finishes, high tech services, and gorgeous coastlines views.
Mortgage Capital Trading - MCT

Mortgage Capital Trading to Secure Sensitive Borrower Data Exposed in 90 Percent of Secondary Market Transactions

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it is incorporating the company's patent-pending geocoding technology into its Bid Auction Manager(TM) (BAM) whole loan trading platform in order to shield borrower addresses from being shared with non-buying entities throughout the whole loan bidding process.

News: Western Case Presents How to Select the Right Case for Equipment

RIVERSIDE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Protecting equipment during travel preserves sensitive equipment from damage, as Western Case shares firsthand how blow molded carrying equipment cases and custom foam packaging protects equipment. The in-stock, semi-custom, and custom designed carrying cases can fit any kind of equipment just right to prevent damage.
WHAM-O SUPER BOOK

70 Years of Fun and Games: Take a Stroll Down Memory Lane with Wham-O ‘Super Book’ to Celebrate Its History

CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Wham-O, the iconic all-American recreational toy brand, will release a new commemorative book marking the 70th anniversary of the company. The book, entitled "SUPER BOOK - Fantastic Tales From Inside The Fun Factory" (ISBN: 978-0692163054), takes readers on a journey through the innovation and imagination that led to the creation of some of the world's most inventive, beloved toys and games that every family has played with for the last 70 years.
Actress entrepreneur Golsa Sarabi

Women’s Rights For Life: Iranian Women’s Movement is Freedom Of Choice says actress Golsa Sarabi

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "I'm a woman ... living in the 21st century. My existence is not a crime, and it's not for trade. I have the right to choose, and my choice is freedom, liberty, and persistence," says Golsa Sarabi an international actress and a business entrepreneur. Being a woman means to have strength, to stand up, and to fight! To fight for freedom, for equality and for change. You are not alone ... I'm standing with you.
Magnifi Group Inc.

Magnifi Group Inc. Announces eLearning Platform Integration with Med World Live Video Platform

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc. has announced the release of an Application Program Interface (API) between its eLearning Learn-WiseGo platform and the Med World Live video delivery platform. This integration allows authorized sales trainees to view Med World Live videos directly in their Learn-WiseGo content library.

QRL Financial Leverages DocMagic eVault Technology to Purchase eNotes from Correspondent Clients

ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that QRL Financial Services (QRL), a nationwide provider of residential mortgage lending services for community banks and credit unions, has leveraged its eVault technology to purchase eNotes. The announcement was made during the 24th Annual CUNA Lending Council Conference.

ReverseVision Vice President Wendy Peel Recognized as One of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women of 2018

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the reverse mortgage industry, announced today that Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel has been honored by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) Magazine as one of Mortgage Banking's Most Powerful Women.
Mortgage Capital Trading - MCT

News: MCT to Unveil its MSRlive! Platform that Accurately, Easily and Quickly Values Servicing Portfolios

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced the upcoming launch of MSRlive!, a powerful web-based platform designed to effectively support lenders' efforts to build, maintain and optimize their servicing portfolios.
MAG Instrument, Inc.

News: American Veterans Center will Honor Mag Instrument at National Archives during the Annual Veterans Conference

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mag Instrument Inc. CEO Tony Maglica and the company will be recognized during the 21st Annual Conference at the National Archives Conference (NAC) on Friday, Oct. 26. The conference is part of the American Veterans Center's Annual three day veteran's conference.
Smart Airport Solutions

Smart Airport Solutions introduced by NEXT Future Transportation Inc. to Improve Passenger Experience

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NEXT Future Transportation Inc. ("NEXT"), a leading robotic vehicle company has introduced its Smart Airport Solutions in response to calls for greater convenience, as well as improved operational efficiency and profitability for the industry.

News: Digital Mortgage Maven Kelly Purcell Joins NotaryCam as EVP of Marketing and Business Development

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam, leader in online notarization and the original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that the company has hired digital mortgage specialist Kelly Purcell as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.

News: Bank of Southern California NA Announces Senior Vice President Promotions

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, Calif., announced the promotions of Margaret Rheinwald to Senior Vice President, Controller and Sharokin Badal to Senior Vice President, Treasury Services. The promotions reflect their years of service with the bank and their meaningful contributions to support the company's ongoing growth and expansion.
Pentagon Technologies Inc

Pentagon Technologies, Inc. Makes Strategic Move to Expand Into Asia Market

HAYWARD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pentagon Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of ultra-high purity cleaning, contamination detection, coating products and services to the semiconductor, pharmaceutical, microelectronic, and solar industries, entered into a strategic partnership with Kurita Water Industries, Ltd. of Japan.
Cloudvirga

Cloudvirga helps raise $50K for cancer patients and wounded veterans with 2018 golf event

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, helped raise more than $50,000 for wounded veterans and families affected by cancer as a corporate sponsor of the Finance of America Mortgage Charity Golf Tournament and Auction benefitting the Golden State Impact Project.
Mold Inspection Sciences Inc L.A. - FLIR E6

Mold Inspection Sciences Inc. in L.A. Announces its New Investment of FLIR Infrared Camera Technology to Expand Testing Capabilities

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mold Inspection Sciences (MIS) today announced the rollout of FLIR E6 Infrared Cameras across all Mold Inspection Sciences service areas through Southern California, Oregon and Colorado. The introduction of this advanced, non-invasive technology allows MIS field teams to zero in on and identify potential sources of moisture during testing and sampling investigations.
Halloween 2018 Party - Professionals Guild

Professionals Guild is again hosting 2018 East Bay Halloween Party for Couples and Singles

SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting a Halloween dance party on Friday, October 26, 2018. The party will be held at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel located at 2600 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, CA 94583. Singles are especially invited. Couples are also welcome. "It makes a great date," said Phil Seyer, Director of Professionals Guild.
Kevin Harnetiaux Joins EPIC

Kevin Harnetiaux Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers’ Sacramento Team

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that insurance industry veteran Kevin Harnetiaux has joined the firm as Senior Vice president and Chief Operating Officer of EPIC's Sacramento Region, including Sacramento, Calif., Gold River, Calif., and Reno, Nev.
Residents Medical’s Candidates

Residents Medical Creates Pathways for 2018-19 Medical Residency Applicants

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For medical students who want to practice medicine in the U.S., September is the most important month. Why? September is when the application process starts for medical school graduates to begin their hands-on training or Graduate Medical Education (GME). The competition is fierce. That's where Residents Medical comes in.
City of La Puente - XG Communities

XG Communities announces advancement for City of La Puente’s small cell wireless and 5G strategy

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- XG Communities LLC and the City of La Puente, Calif. announced that approximately 1,500 street light poles are now available to wireless carriers and technology companies for small cell deployment. The street light poles are available on XG Communities' Site SeleX Platform.
Cloudvirga

Thrive Mortgage partners with Cloudvirga to give its loan officers an edge with customers

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that full-service mortgage lender Thrive Mortgage LLC (formerly Georgetown Mortgage) is deploying Cloudvirga digital mortgage technology to loan officers across its more than 50 branch locations nationwide. The lender expects 70 percent of its loan production will be powered by Cloudvirga technology by the end of the quarter.
ReverseVision

ReverseVision and STRATMOR Group Partner to Integrate First-Ever HECM Borrower Satisfaction Benchmark into MortgageSAT

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced it is partnering with leading mortgage industry advisory firm STRATMOR Group to develop the first-ever HECM borrower satisfaction benchmark as part of STRATMOR's MortgageSAT Borrower Satisfaction Program.
Cloudvirga

Cloudvirga Selected to Demo Mobile POS at 2018 MBA Annual Conference and Expo in Washington, DC

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, announced that it has been selected to demo its recently launched Mobile POS at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Conference & Expo 2018, taking place October 14-17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington, D.C.
DocMagic blood drive

DocMagic Teams with Southern California Non-Profit Groups in Support of 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Month

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it has donated a shipment of its popular custom-made pink bunny slippers, which will be handed out at a blood drive event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Twenty percent of all donated blood will be given to cancer treatment and research.
Neotrope 2018 Nonprofit PR Grant

Eight Notable U.S. Charities Selected to Receive Neotrope’s 2018 JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grant Award

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a California-based marketing, branding, entertainment, publishing and technology firm founded in 1983, today announced the eight U.S. 501(c)(3) charities selected for its annual J.L. Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants program for 2018/19. With this year's Grant, each charity will receive up to $2400 in services including PR, marketing and social media promotion.
Imagine there's no hunger

Imagine John Lennon at 78, Helping to End Hunger, One License Plate at a Time, with California Association of Food Banks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today would have marked the 78th birthday of John Lennon, and his legacy is still helping to "Imagine there's no hunger," in California, Florida and throughout the U.S. Yoko Ono Lennon has kindly authorized the use of the iconic self-portrait image to help the California Association of Food Banks and Feeding Florida in their ongoing fight to end hunger.
The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

For Q418, The Mortgage Collaborative Expands Benchmark, Collaboration Labs and Working Group Member Engagement Initiatives

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced that they have added and expanded upon several of their member benefits. With the continued growth of their national lender member network, TMC has increased the size and scope of their engagement programs to offer even more opportunities for their members to network and collaborate.
NEXT Future last mile parcel platform

NEXT Future Transportation is initiating its own response to the global single-use e-Commerce packaging waste challenge

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NEXT Future Transportation Inc. ('NEXT'), The world's leading automated transportation innovator for Smart and Connected Cities is responding to and initiating its own response to the global single-use e-Commerce packaging waste challenge.
News from California Newswire

California Receives Top Grades in Digital Technology for 2018, One of Three States that Won Three Category Awards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California received an overall grade of A- from the Center for Digital Government’s 2018 Digital States Survey. The biannual survey benchmarks government use of digital technologies to improve service delivery, increase capacity and reach policy goals across all 50 states.
CAL STATE LA - Los Angeles

Cal State LA recognized with SCAQMD 2018 Clean Air Education and Outreach Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA has received a 2018 Clean Air Award from the South Coast Air Quality Management District for educating the public about energy efficient vehicles.
NEXT Future last mile parcel platform

NEXT Future Transportation: Autonomous Transport Success Depends on Project Finance and Public-Private Partnerships

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NEXT Future Transportation Inc. ("NEXT"), the global leader in modular-electric vehicle solutions, today announced it will be participating in the International Project Finance Association ("IPFA Americas") conference, Autonomous and Connected Vehicles: Impacts and Implications, on Thursday, Oct. 25 at the office of Nixon Peabody LLC in Los Angeles.
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center 50th

L.A. Artists, Musicians, Poets and Performers to Salute Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center 50th at 2018 Gala

VENICE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A historic lineup of L.A.'s leading artists, performers, poets and authors will salute Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center ('Beyond Baroque'), the city's legendary literary center, at its 50th anniversary "Bohemian Bacchanal" on Saturday, November 10. The gala event, located in the Venice Arts Plaza, features a dinner and will be highlighted by presentations honoring actor/poet Viggo Mortensen, a long-time supporter.
MAG Instrument, Inc.

MAG Instrument Continues to Light Path to Breast Cancer Awareness, partnering with National Breast Cancer Foundation

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This month, Mag Instrument Inc. (MAG), the company that produces the iconic MAGLITE line of flashlights, is once again partnering with National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (NBCF) to promote awareness of and raise funds to support the work of NBCF. In fact, 2018 will mark a decade that Mag Instrument Inc. has observed Breast Cancer Awareness Month and donated nearly $400,000 to NBCF.
EPIC Insurance

EPIC Insurance Hosts its Fourth Annual Invitational Golf Tournament Benefiting Nonprofit The Joyful Child Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has hosted its fourth annual EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament on behalf of The Joyful Child Foundation and its mission to keep children safe.
California Lawfirm SBEMP LLP

California Lawfirm SBEMP LLP Launches New Website Design with Online Attorney Booking Consultation

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SBEMP LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Palm Springs, Orange County, San Diego, New Jersey, and New York, launched a new website for potential and existing clients to easily find our offices, contact information, see our practice areas. The site offers a simplified, streamlined design with information about our practice areas.
City of El Monte California

City of El Monte to Shed Light on Domestic Violence, October 2018 Declared as Awareness Month

EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The City of El Monte and local community leaders will continue supporting families and survivors of domestic violence by declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness month. As part of the proclamation, the City will light its Statue of Liberty in purple on Tuesday, October 2 at 7 p.m.
NotaryCam

NotaryCam and DocMagic Integrate Fintech to Eliminate Reliance on In-Person Notarizations for eClosings

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, and NotaryCam, the leader in online notarization solutions, announced an integration that eliminates the need to wet-sign loan documents in the physical presence of a notary by allowing loan documents to be quickly and compliantly eNotarized online.
MCT Trading COO Phil Rasori

Mortgage Capital Trading Adds Multi-Factor Authentication to its MCTlive! Secondary Marketing Software

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has implemented multi-factor authentication (MFA) security protocols, which require multiple methods to verify a user's identity for logins and transactions.

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