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Bank of Southern California, N.A.

Jim Paul Joins Bank of Southern California, NA as VP at Del Mar Office

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that Jim Paul has joined the Bank as Vice President, Business Banking at the Del Mar Corporate office. He will primarily focus on building new client relationships for the bank.
Cara Krause joins MCT

Cara Krause Joins Mortgage Capital Trading’s Growing Sales Team

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that Cara Krause has joined the company as regional sales director. Ms. Krause will handle business development efforts and client management for new lender clients in the Northeast region of the country.
RoweBots UNISON

IoT DevCon 2017: RoweBots Announces Unison v5.3 for STM32F7 System Workbench IDE

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today at IoT DevCon, RoweBots, an embedded signal processing systems company, announces Unison v5.3 for STM32F7 System Workbench IDE. This software compatibility is aimed at supporting and streamlining the work of programmers or developers working within Unison v5.3 to support Machine to Machine Communications (M2M) or IoT-enabled devices. Comprised of a series of high performance MCUs with ARM Cortex-M7 core, Unison v5.3 for STM32F7 System Workbench IDE includes libraries, precompiled programs and demonstrations for each component.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for April 20, 2017 including State Board of Food and Agriculture

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Michelle Banonis, 40, of Sacramento, has been appointed assistant chief deputy director at the California Department of Water Resources. Banonis has been area manager for the Bay Delta Office at the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation since 2016, where she has served in several positions since 2009.
IObit is Ready for Project Neon

IObit is Ready for Project Neon, Microsoft’s Redesign of Start Menu for Windows 10

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- IObit Software today announced plans to maintain compatibility with the new Windows 10 Project Neon. Microsoft is working on the Windows 10 UI refresh, named Project Neon, which focuses on redesigning the user interface including the Start Menu for Windows 10.
Mortgage Collabortive

The Mortgage Collaborative Partners with Blend for Digital, Automated Platform

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced a partnership with Blend, a Silicon Valley technology company bringing mortgages into the modern age, to deliver a digital mortgage experience that is fast, simple and secure to its network of small, mid-sized, and community-based lenders.

Connect:ID 2017: SecuGen Spotlights Hamster Pro 45, a FAP 45, 2-Finger and Rolled Finger Reader

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be spotlighting the Hamster Pro 45, a FAP 45 certified two finger and rolled finger reader at the Connect:ID Conference.
Is Jared the Leader of the Free World?

Opinion: Is Jared the Leader of the Free World?

G on Politics (OPINION): As America suffers the shame of an illegitimate president elected by racists, morons, greedwhores, and Russian agents, one ray of hope is that the USA is being managed by that revered political genius, Jared Corey Kushner.
DocMagic

Texas Capital Bank Implements DocMagic Total eClose Solution

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that Texas Capital Bank has implemented its Total eClose(TM) solution. This implementation enables the bank to function as an eWarehouse lender. They can now accept and fund eNotes from its lender customers that want to drastically speed up the process of closing and selling loans.
ReverseVision RVX LOS

ReverseVision Expands RV University (RVU) with 3-Day Live Training Course in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced the expansion of its RV University (RVU) education and training program with the addition of a three-day Accelerated Loan Originator Training course available live each month at ReverseVision's San Diego training facility.
David Kittle

The Mortgage Collaborative President David G. Kittle Issues Statement Supporting MBA GSE Reform Proposal

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of its network of lenders, David G. Kittle, CMB, president and vice chairman, The Mortgage Collaborative, has issued the following statement on the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) release of its GSE Reform proposal, "GSE Reform: Creating a Sustainable, More Vibrant Secondary Mortgage Market":
California Safe Schools

2017 Earth Day Heroes Honored by California Safe Schools

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day 2017, California Safe Schools celebrates all of the heroes who strive every day to protect our environment. This year, CSS is honoring the following 2017 Earth Day Heroes with awards and commendations for their exceptional efforts to protect human health and Mother Earth.
iMobie PhoneRescue and AnyTrans

iMobie PhoneRescue and AnyTrans Are Ready to Help iOS Users with a 2017 ‘Spring Cleaning’ without Risk of Lost Data

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's that time of year again for iPhone and iPad users to give their device a spring cleaning and make it sleeker, faster and enable more free storage. To help clean up devices safely without risk of mistakenly deleting important data forever, iMobie brings iPhone manager AnyTrans to back-up iPhone/iPad before cleaning and iPhone data recovery software PhoneRescue as a life saver in case any data loss occurs.
International Association of Bible Colleges

University of Los Angeles College of Divinity Welcomed as Associate Member of IACBS

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The International Association of Bible Colleges and Seminaries (IABCS) held their annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia on April 10, 2017, announced United States Ecclesiastical Society and Seminary (USESS), and University of Los Angeles College of Divinity (ULA).
Speaker Anthony Rendon

California Speaker Rendon Announces Assembly Committee Changes for April 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) today announced following changes to the membership of Assembly standing committees.
News from California Newswire

Calif. Legislation on Drug Pricing Transparency Wins Key Support from Consumer, Medical, Pharmacists Groups – AB315

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legislation authored by Calif. Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) calling for the first-time regulation of the middlemen of drug pricing -- Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) -- today received a boost with the endorsement of Consumers Union, the California Medical Association, the California Pharmacists Association, and the San-Francisco-based HIV/AIDS advocacy group Project Inform.
Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT) and PCLender

Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT) and PCLender Integrate Solutions and Services

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that it has completed an integration between its secondary marketing solution and PCLender's loan origination system (LOS). The integration seamlessly transmits critical hedge pipeline data, saving time and enhancing information security.
Shocking Secrets of Congressional Conservatives

Opinion: Shocking Secrets of Congressional Conservatives

G on Politics (OPINION): Presenting the revelations of a salacious, stunning, and completely fictitious investigation into the personal habits of conservatives in the Senate and the House. Data never dies. No matter what information appears in print, email, text message, audio, or video, there is a record of it somewhere.
World Hemophilia Day 2017

World Hemophilia Day 2017: San Francisco City Hall will be Lit Up Red in Recognition

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Hemophilia Foundation of Northern California (HFNC) will participate in World Federation of Hemophilia's (WFH) "Lighting It Up Red!" campaign in recognition of World Hemophilia Day, on April 17, at 7:30 p.m. on the steps of San Francisco City Hall.
Eileen Grubba in Last Call at Murray’s

‘Sons of Anarchy’ actress Eileen Grubba on ‘Last Call at Murray’s’

INTERVIEW: It’s the small town feel good movie that is sweeping through film festivals and gathering no dust as it piles up the awards. “Last Call at Murray’s” is a story of strength and determination or as leading lady, Eileen Grubba describes it, “I think this movie is an excellent character study, a chance for everyone to look closer at themselves and others and realize people have their quirky and crazy behavior for a reason.”
Carnival Cruise and LBC Renovation

City of Long Beach and Carnival Cruise Line Start Renovations at Long Beach Cruise Terminal

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line marked the beginning of a multi-million-dollar renovation of its Long Beach Cruise Terminal facility to accommodate larger ships and enhance terminal operations on Wednesday. A “FUNstruction” groundbreaking ceremony today included remarks by City of Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, President and CEO of Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau Steve Goodling and Carnival Cruise Line Vice President Strategic and Commercial Port Development Carlos Torres de Navarra among others.
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell Welcomes Nominations for 3rd Annual Teacher Recognition Ceremony

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying outstanding local teachers to honor at his 3rd Annual Teacher Recognition Ceremony. To be eligible, nominations for educators who live or work within Long Beach, San Pedro, Signal Hill or Catalina Island must be received by April 20, 2017.
EDUPOINT

Northern Humboldt Union High School District California Selects Edupoint Synergy

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems has been selected by Northern Humboldt Union High School District (NHUHSD) to implement the company's Synergy(R) Student Information System, replacing Schoolmaster. The district's cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include the fully-integrated Synergy Online Registration, California State Reporting, TeacherVUE(R) Portal With Gradebook, and ParentVUE(R) and StudentVUE(R) portals.
Stop Issuing Kennel Permits

Tenaja ECA Requests that Riverside County Stop Issuing Kennel Permits

MURIETTA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Tenaja Environmental Concerns Association (TECA) is requesting a call to action from Riverside County public officials to stop issuing kennel permits in Residential and Equine neighborhoods. It says that the existing ordinance needs to be updated to address specific property rights of surrounding residents and to introduce additional conditions to safeguard them from the negative impact these kennels present to these communities. (*UPDATED*)
QUANDIS

HousingWire Names Quandis a 2017 HW TECH100 Mortgage Technology Vendor

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading default management mortgage technology provider, announced that it has been named a top 100 mortgage technology provider by HousingWire for 2017. The annual HW TECH100(TM) list honors the most innovative and progressive technology firms in the U.S. housing economy.
MuniServices

MuniServices, Municipal Tax Attorney Proactively Protect Local Revenue

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Whether you love or hate them, local taxes and fees are critical sources of revenue that pay for good roads, clean water and safe communities. To help protect these funds, MuniServices, one of the nation’s leading municipal tax auditors, has partnered with attorney Ben Fay to advise its city and county clients on the legal application of their local ordinances, and to help protect them against social and economic changes.
Traffk LLC

Traffk LLC announces addition of Mr. David Brown to expanding team in health solutions market

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Traffk(TM) LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. David Brown to the expanding Traffk team. Brown will fill the role of Market President, serving Traffk's payer and health solutions market. Traffk modernizes the insurance underwriting process with more accurate data insights and risk profiling, allowing risk-bearing companies or health plans to manage profitability.
2017 Medical Candidate

Residents Medical’s 2017 Medical Candidates ‘Match’ into Healthcare Residency Positions

LOS ANGELES, Calif., /California Newswire/ -- Since November 2016, during what is called the "Pre-Match" cycle, Residents Medical's candidates have been offered coveted and competitive ACGME accredited medical residency training slots. In the graduate medical field, this is the time when they find out where they will be starting their medical residency training.
Opinion: Enemy of the Sheeple

Opinion: Enemy of the Sheeple

G on Politics (OPINION/SATIRE): This bedtime story is a fable about the rise and fall of a modern-day tyrant named Ronald Dumpt. Once upon a time there was a country that tried an experiment called democracy. The country was called Usa (pronounced "OOsah") and it had a population of 320,000,000.
I'm A Hooker by Kristin Key

New ‘Hooker’ Stand-Up Comedy CD by KRISTIN KEY announced by Uproar Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of "I'm A Hooker" by Kristin Key. Armed with her quick wit and her trusty guitar, the Texas native slings her signature goofy songs and hilarious jokes on her fourth collaboration with Uproar Entertainment.
DocMagic

DocMagic Inc. Achieves 42 Percent Growth in 2016 for products that enable TRID compliance, eSignatures and eClosings

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, reported a 42 percent increase in revenue for 2016. The company credits its growth to the mortgage industry's demand for products that enable TRID compliance, eSignatures and eClosings. This is the second consecutive year that DocMagic's revenue has increased by roughly 40 percent.
CalNonprofits

California Nonprofit Orgs Rethinking Their Future Under the Trump Administration

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In a survey of over 800 nonprofits conducted in March by the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits), “Government in Transition; Nonprofits in Transition,” the majority of respondents report significant changes in their organizations since the November 2016 election.
Dave Herget

Utelogy Corporation Selects Western Rep Associates As Manufacturers Rep on West Coast

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy, which makes software for control, management and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education, has signed a representative agreement with Western Rep Associates. Utelogy provides Software-Defined audiovisual (SDAV) technology for control management, analytics and services for smart classrooms, conference rooms and video-conference rooms.
IObit Software

IObit Software Issues Statement to Take a Stand Against Malwarebytes’ False Positives

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- IObit, the developer and publisher of Advanced SystemCare, recently found that Malwarebytes flagged Advanced SystemCare 10 as PUP/PUA and removed it without warning, resulting in hundreds of complaints from the users. So far, Malwarebytes has not provided any clear official criteria or any communication channels. It has negatively affected the users' and IObit's legitimate rights.
Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

Calif. Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Rejects Gov. Brown’s Cuts to Child Care and Early Education Programs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D - Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance led a bipartisan effort today to reject Governor Jerry Brown’s proposal to reduce support for state child care and preschool programs and voted to restore $527 million in critical child care and preschool funding.
Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cárdenas Joins Lawmakers on Introduction of ABLE 2.0: Bipartisan Legislation to Enhance ABLE Accounts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) along with Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chris Smith (R-NJ), and Jim Langevin (D-RI) today introduced a package of bills to enhance the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014. The package includes the ABLE to Work Act, the ABLE Financial Planning Act, and the ABLE Age Adjustment Act.
ReverseVision

Atlantic Coast Mortgage Selects ReverseVision RVX Loan Origination Software for HECM Division

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Atlantic Coast Mortgage (ACM) has selected RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS) to support its new home-equity conversion mortgage (HECM) division.
Ferret Owners Hopeful

Ferret Owners Hopeful as California Fish and Game Commission Finally Consider Issuing Pet Permits

LA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legalize Ferrets, a California organization that continues to advocate for ferret legalization in the state, has a watchful eye on The California Fish and Game Commission this month. Why? The commission is set to consider issuing permits for ferrets during its April 26, 2017 meeting in Van Nuys, Calif.
Bank of Southern California, N.A.

Melyn Acasio Joins Bank of Southern California, N.A. at its Del Mar Corporate Office

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that Melyn Acasio has joined the Bank as Vice President, Client Relationship Manager at the Del Mar Corporate office. She will primarily focus on building new client relationships for the bank.
Fascism's Frowny Face

Opinion: Fascism’s Frowny Face

G on Politics (OPINION): Let us now turn our gaze to the man whose job brings him closest to a heart attack every day, the White House Secretary of Prevarication, Sean McSpice. Amidst all of the conservative attempts to destroy American values is the daily equivocation dance performed by shifty-eyed White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
DocMagic

DocMagic Named to 2017 HW TECH100 List, Fourth Straight Year

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it was designated to HousingWire's HW100(TM) for the fourth year in a row. DocMagic was recognized for its contributions in loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions.
Dr Don Harte

Trump and Christie Targeting Wrong Culprits on Opioid Epidemic says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, chiropractic activist, says Trump's new panel, headed by Chris Christie, to deal with the opioid epidemic, is "philosophically and scientifically dead wrong." Dr. Harte declares, "The reason for this epidemic is clear. Orthopedists and other doctors freely prescribe Oxycontin, Fentanyl, Soma and other opioid drugs, get their patients addicted."
IOTRANSFER Software

IOTransfer Software Arrives Just in Time for iPhone 8 and Data Migration

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Great news has arrived for the millions of iPhone users around the world as IOTransfer has released the ultimate file transfer tool for iPhone. Buying a new iPhone has always been a top priority of apple users each time a new model is released and this is where this tool steps in.
Los Angeles Classic Basketball Event

The Los Angeles Classic Basketball Event announces ‘Time Out with Coach Miller’ as Main Sponsor for 2017

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The annual Los Angeles Classic Basketball Event is set for April 1, 2017 and will be again held at East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park, Calif. The main sponsor this year has been announced as the popular web based Television program "Time Out with Coach Miller."
City of Culver City

Culver City, California Becomes Latest U.S. Sanctuary City

CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- At its March 27, 2017 meeting, the City Council of the City of Culver City adopted a Resolution to declare itself a sanctuary city. According to the Resolution, "The City of Culver City is a sanctuary city for all of its residents, and the City stands in solidarity with other sanctuary jurisdictions."
Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

California State Legislature Approves Audit of Concealed Carry Weapon License Programs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Joint Legislative Audit Committee has approved an audit request by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D - Sacramento) to evaluate the negative fiscal impacts and public safety questions raised by Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) license programs in the state.
Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cárdenas Introduces Legislation to Honor César Chávez

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas, introduced a congressional resolution honoring the life and work of César Chávez. Chávez was a prominent labor rights activist who organized migrant and farm laborers in the western United States.
MuniServices

Palm Springs Partners with MuniServices to Tighten Vacation Rental Rules

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With revitalization efforts in full swing over recent years, the City of Palm Springs has renewed its crown as a destination hub for Hollywood stars, hipsters and everyone in between.
TENTENYU Culver City

Tentenyu Announces Grand Opening Event of Its Second Location in Culver City, Calif.

CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TENTENYU RAMEN on WLA Sawtelle Japantown announced today, to commemorate the grand opening, a "Dice Challenge" event will take place for three days from Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2 at Tentenyu Culver City.
Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown, Senate President Pro Tempore and Assembly Speaker Announce Landmark Road Repair Package

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon today joined labor, business and local leaders to announce a landmark transportation investment to fix our roads, freeways and bridges in communities across California and put more dollars toward transit and safety. The $5 billion-a-year program will cost most drivers less than $10 a month.

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