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Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Continues to Expand Its Business Development Team in Los Angeles

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 the expansion of its business development team in the Los Angeles market with the hiring of two seasoned banking professionals to support the company's continued growth and expansion in the Southern California region.
Galileo Camps Coming to South Irvine CA

Galileo Camps Coming to South Irvine CA Summer 2019 – Brings Unique Blend of Fun and Enrichment to South Irvine Community

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, will be continuing to put down community roots in Irvine this summer, this time at Alderwood Elementary School on June 17, 2019.
Galileo Camps for Kids

Galileo’s Summer Camps Coming to Arcadia, California for 2019

ARCADIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, will be putting down community roots this summer at Barnhart School on June 17, 2019.
Absolute Trust Talk welcomes Dori Sproul

Absolute Trust Talk Podcast Focuses on Alzheimer’s: Early Detection, Future Planning and Signs Misinterpreted

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Dori Sproul, a family care specialist from the Alzheimer's Association of Northern California, to discuss the myths and misconceptions associated with Alzheimer's - a growing epidemic that affects more than 5 million people each year.
EPIC Insurance

Risk & Insurance Honors 8 of EPIC Brokers’ Consultants as 2019 Power Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Alexander Brown (Environmental), DeAnna Buck (Captives), Alexandra Forcucci (Real Estate), Maron Impagliazzo (Transportation), Matt Sears (Employee Benefits), and Neil Slattery (Retail) have been recognized as 2019 Power Brokers(R) by Risk & Insurance(R) magazine. Lawrence Kirshner (Employee Benefits) and Laura Tesoriero (Retail) were named as finalists.
PowerGuard Insurance Services

PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Launches Residential Solar Protection Program for Dealers and Installers

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services - a renewable energy program manager based in the United States - announced today the availability of a unique, first of its kind, insured full-system warranty for residential solar installations, including solar panels, wiring/leads and inverters.
Base Zero, Inc. Security

Base Zero’s New Crypto Custody Keeps Financial Institutions Safe from Theft and Fraud

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Multi-signature transaction authorization has become more secure and more convenient, thanks to Base Zero's handheld signer devices. The devices work in combination with flexible security software that smoothly integrates with existing financial systems. Base Zero institutional crypto custody enables offline safekeeping of client crypto assets while maintaining 24/7 real-time asset access and transaction capability.
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Speaker Rendon Appoints Antonia Hernandez to Council on Healthcare Delivery Systems

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced his appointment of Antonia Hernandez to the Council on Healthcare Delivery Systems. “When Antonia says that single-payer health care delivery is the ideal we need to work toward, she encompasses both the dream of serving all Californians and the practical attitude it will take to get there,” Speaker Rendon said.
Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom

Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for Feb. 19, 2019 including to Tribal Negotiations Advisor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week (Feb. 19), Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of Tia Boatman-Patterson as Senior Advisor on Housing, Christina Snider as Tribal Advisor and Executive Secretary to the Native American Heritage Commission, and Anna Naimark as Tribal Negotiations Advisor in the Office of the Governor, along with the reappointment of Carl Guardino to the Transportation Commission.
CA Assemblymember Marc Levine

Calif. Assemblymember Marc Levine Introduces Legislation to Ban Smoking at State Beaches and Parks – AB 1718

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) this week (Feb. 22) introduced legislation that will prohibit smoking at state beaches and parks. AB 1718 (D-Marin County) is similar to legislation authored by Assemblymember Levine, which would have banned smoking at designated picnic areas on state beaches and state parks.
George Jacob shows Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum

Black History Month: Climate Leadership Takes Root at Bay Ecotarium in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Delivering the inaugural Black History Month welcome remarks, Bay Ecotarium and Smithsonian Affiliated Aquarium of the Bay President and CEO, George Jacob shared his vision for the $260 million Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum in the making in San Francisco.
SecuGen Corp to Showcase Hamster Pro 10

SecuGen Corp to Showcase Hamster Pro 10, FBI Certified Fingerprint Reader at the RSA Conference 2019

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to be showcasing the Hamster Pro(tm) 10, an FBI certified and ultra-slim fingerprint reader, at the 2019 RSA Conference in San Francisco in early March.
Michelle Loret of Utelogy

Utelogy Corp. Expands its AV Sales Team with Addition of Michelle Loret

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy Corporation, maker of enterprise software platform for control and intelligent connected work spaces, announced today that it has expanded its sales team with the addition of Michelle Loret as Senior Account Executive. Earlier this month, Utelogy brought home 3 awards from ISE 2019.
Quandis

Quandis Adds Automated Monitoring Feature 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 incorporated functionality into its Military Search service that empowers clients with the ability to easily customize real-time monitoring data analysis that is more explicit and inclusive in nature, returning the most granular searches in the industry for active military personnel along with detailed reporting.
International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day 2019 – Own Your Magnificence

ROHNERT PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's time for you to own your magnificence! Debra Shine's SASSI and Michelle R. Martin's Northbay Alliance of Professional Women are sponsoring International Women's Day 2019 on Thursday, March 7 from 6-9 p.m. at the Foxtail Golf Club, 100 Golf Course Drive, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, to celebrate inspire women and commemorate women's rights!
Residents Medical

Canada’s Medical Residency Crisis: Canadians are finding it difficult to land medical residencies in Canada and that’s leaving their career in...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Canadians are finding it difficult to land medical residencies in Canada and that's leaving their career in limbo. But there are solutions and working with Residents Medical, an education, preparatory, consulting, and placement organization, is an effective one.
MCT Trading - chart - remain loyal

Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT) Scores High Marks in Satisfaction, Lender Loyalty, and Functionality Effectiveness According to Recent Study by STRATMOR Group

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that the 2018 STRATMOR Technology Insight Study rated MCT as the leader in overall satisfaction, lender loyalty, and functionality effectiveness in the production pipeline hedging industry, according to survey respondents.
solo exhibition of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang

IAMA announces Solo Exhibition of International Artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Astounded the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The solo art exhibition of the Honorary Lifetime Director of the International Art Museum of America (IAMA) caused a sensation in Thailand! The exhibition of the international first-class artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang organized by the Department of Culture of Thailand lasted for five days and the exhibition astounded the attendees and general public - including art critics, scholars, and dignitaries.
SecuGen Unity-20-Bluetooth 2019

SecuGen Corp. to Showcase its New Unity 20 Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader at the RSA Conference 2019

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corporation, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce they will be showcasing the new Unity(TM) 20 Bluetooth fingerprint reader at the RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco in early March.
MAGNIFI Group and BESPA Global

Magnifi Group and BESPA Global Host 2019 Lower Extremity IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons from leading US Orthopaedic and Podiatric Surgery Centers and Hospitals will attend the 2nd annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course, to be held in Denver, Colo., May 3 - 5, 2019, Magnifi Group announced today.
Kevin A. Nye - COO Services

As Demand for Management Outsourcing Increases, California Consultant Kevin A. Nye Introduces Fractional COO Services For Small Business

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With the emergence of Fractional Leadership Roles in the business community, local consultant Kevin A. Nye recently introduced Fractional Chief Operating Officer (COO) services for small businesses in Southern California.
Dominic Iannitti - Top 25 Leaders

MReport Names DocMagic CEO Dominic Iannitti a 2019 ‘Top 25 Industry Leader and Influencer’

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that MReport magazine has named company president and CEO Dominic Iannitti one of its Top 25 Industry Leaders & Influencers for 2019.
GETEC Industrial North America

GETEC Industrial in Torrance Announces Launch of Its Redesigned Website

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Getec Industrial announces the launch of its redesigned website. The site has been updated with a new look and feel that incorporates the latest features of online web design, as well as optimizing the site for mobile devices such as phones and tablets.
CA Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments

CA Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for Feb. 7, 2019 to the California Apprenticeship Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past Thursday (Feb. 7) Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: First, Yvonne de la Pena, 53, of Elk Grove, has been reappointed to the California Apprenticeship Council, where she has served since 2015. De la Pena is executive director of the California Firefighter JAC, a position she has held since 1999.
CAL STATE LA - Los Angeles

Cal State LA receives WM Keck Foundation grant for Innovation and Design Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA has been awarded a grant to establish an Innovation and Design Center that will foster a learning community focused on design and manufacturing. With a $325,000 grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation, the center will provide project-based learning for more than 1,000 undergraduate students annually .
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces Q4-2018 and Year End Financial Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) announced quarterly net income of $2.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2018, compared to $875 thousand in the third quarter of 2018 and $1.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2017. For the year ended December 31, 2018, net income was $5.3 million compared to $4.0 million for the year ended December 31, 2017.
Halo CEO Ally Maruszewski

Halo Staffing Group Earns 2019 ClearlyRated ‘Best Of Staffing Client’ Award

CHINO HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Halo Staffing Group, a leading staffing agency in the healthcare and clinical lab industries, announced today that they have won ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing(R) Client Award for providing superior service to their clients. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing Client winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients.
Animal Lovers protest, CBS Television City

Los Angeles Protest to Hit CBS Friday Over Big Boi Super Bowl Fur Fiasco!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- JaneUnChained News Network, a 501(c)(3) based in Los Angeles, announces that animal lovers across the nation are expressing their disappointment and disgust over the glorification of fur by CBS during its Super Bowl halftime show as rapper Big Boi appeared drenched in fur. In a tragic irony, the word LOVE then filled the screen.
Utelogy zoom room interface

AV Technology Leader, Utelogy Unveils Zoom Room Integration at ISE 2019

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy Corporation, maker of enterprise software platform for control and intelligent connected workspaces, continues to expand its value in the enterprise by delivering native control of a Zoom Room from any Utelogy U-Control interface.
CEO Mark Cloutier of Caminar

Caminar Announces Mark Cloutier as New CEO of California Behavioral Health Nonprofit

SAN MATEO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Caminar has announced the appointment of Mark Cloutier, MPP, MPH, as Chief Executive Officer of the $39M nonprofit behavioral health organization. Dedicated to empowering and supporting individuals and families with complex needs to move toward resilience, wellness and independence, Caminar serves more than 20,000 people each year in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.
UTELOGY CORP

Utelogy Corp. Delivers Cisco Touch 10 Integration at Integrated Systems Europe 2019 (ISE)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy, maker of enterprise software for managing, monitoring and controlling connected workspaces, expands its value further into the enterprise when users combine a Cisco Touch 10 panel with Utelogy's U-Control.
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California, NA Names Scott Yates as Regional Managing Director

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has expanded its business development team with the appointment of Scott Yates as Group Managing Director of Branch Sales and Deposit Origination. He will be responsible for leading the branch banking group in their efforts to grow the bank's core deposits, deepening existing client relationships and originating new client relationships.
Utelogy U-Manage Dashboard 2019

Utelogy Corporation Launches U-Manage – New Generation Management Portal to Monitor Your Entire AV Infrastructure

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy Corporation, maker of enterprise software platform for control and intelligent connected workspaces, launches an all-new U-Manage - the platform's management, monitoring and analytics portal - today at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2019 in Amsterdam.
Orchid Bay Belize - Legacy Global Development

Legacy Global Development Announces Phase 2 of Orchid Bay, Belize Beachfront Condos Project for 2019

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Global Development today announced the launch of its Phase 2 expansion for its Orchid Bay, Belize property. Phase 2 will include the construction of Tower-C, which will feature six ultra-luxurious Beachfront Condominiums. Architecture is being done by Zurcher Arquitectos, with interior design being handled by its sister company, Zurcher Interiors.
Kevin Morrison CEO

Utelogy Corporation Continues Transformation, Appoints Kevin Morrison as CEO

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy Corporation, the leading software company in Enterprise Management & Control, announced today that it has appointed industry veteran Kevin Morrison as Chief Executive Officer to lead the company through its next phase of innovation and growth.
EPIC Holdings Inc. and INTEGRO

EPIC Holdings Inc. Finalizes its Acquisition of Integro USA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Holdings, Inc. ('EPIC') today announced the closing of EPIC's acquisition of Integro Holdings Inc. (substantially all of the U.S. operations of Integro Group Holdings). Please see our press release issued on December 17, 2018 that follows for more details and comments on the transaction.
Leadership California

NonProfit, Leadership California, Announces 2019 Legacy of Leadership Awards Honorees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leadership California, whose mission is to increase the representation of women leaders and elevate their influence in business, public service, and local communities across the state, is pleased to announce the 2019 Legacy of Leadership award recipients.  Each year, Leadership California recognizes individuals and corporations who have made significant contributions and support the advancement of women.
Western Case Inc

Riverside-based Western Case Inc. Shares Variety of Products Created with Blow Molding

RIVERSIDE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Blow molding manufacturer, Western Case, shares the variety of products and markets that benefit from plastic product manufacturing from the design to delivery. The California-based company has manufactured products for over 40 years, servicing customers in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia.
John E Chung of BCAL

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Names John E. Chung as Group Managing Director

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the appointment of John Chung as Group Managing Director of Business Banking. He will be responsible for leading the team's impact of meeting the banking needs of small to medium sized businesses throughout Southern California.
SoCal Neck and Back Injury Center

Reducing Neck and Back Pain in 2019: Standing Desks and a Chiropractic Subscription from SoCal Neck & Back Injury Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's been said many times recently that sitting is the new smoking. The long term sitting at an office desk can put serious stress on the lower back, says SoCal Neck & Back Injury Center. Lower back can be debilitating, and can cause a chain of other issues, including headaches, neck issues, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and even heart disease.
Cloudvirga COO Kyle Kamrooz

Kyle Kamrooz of Cloudvirga named top mortgage professional under 40 for 2019, his second consecutive year

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that company Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz has been named to National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine's list of the 40 most influential mortgage professionals under 40 for the second year in a row.
NotaryCam’s Rick Triola

NotaryCam Helps East Texas Title Complete Its First Remote Online Closing (ROC)

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam(R), the pioneering and market leader in remote online notarization and mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that East Texas Title has executed its first remote online closing (ROC(TM)) in Texas since the state's remote online notarization law went into effect. The transaction, which was executed using NotaryCam's eClose360(R) eClosing platform, was performed on behalf of a couple currently located in Colorado and selling their property in Longview, Texas.
The Senior Artists' Art Exhibit - Collection from the Treasure Chest

Art News: Grand Opening of The Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit – Collection from the Treasure Chest in Los Angeles

COVINA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senior Artists' Art Exhibit - Collection from the Treasure Chest, held by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum, had its Grand Opening at the museum on January 26, 2019. Senior painting artists from both the main-stream and Chinese societies in many cities, turned their rich live experiences into color brushes, and they sketched, outlined and drew their ideologies and expectations about mankind and the world into wonderful paintings, painting the splendid world in their eyes and showed the richness and colorfulness of the spiritual lives of theirs.
EPIC Insurance

EPIC to Sponsor Generations Family Business Conference 2019 in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it will sponsor the Generations Family Business Conference on Feb. 11-12, 2019 at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, Calif.
Wham-O and Smacircle Partner

Wham-O and Smacircle Partner to Develop Innovative eBikes to Make City Travel Easier and Fun

CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Wham-O, the iconic all-American recreational brand synonymous with fun and sport, announced a strategic partnership with Smacircle LMT Ltd to introduce better solutions in "LAST MILE" transportation. This partnership brings a company with 70 years of cultural significance together with the creativity and innovation of the Smacircle startup.
copr. Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang - all rights reserved

Solo exhibition of international art master Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang is held at Ratchadamnoen Contemporary Art Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Rare Art, Inc. in Covina, California, announces the solo exhibition of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang, a noble international art master whose accomplishments has been appraised by the United States Congress and art scholars of world authorities, has been held world-wide - including China, San Francisco and currently in Thailand - in efforts to develop cultural exchange between the East and the West.
Cloudvirga

Fintech provider Cloudvirga closes 2018 with customers producing nearly $200B in loan volume, secures $50m in capital

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage software, closed the books on 2018 with a 54 percent year-over-year increase in mortgage loan volume processed through its intelligent Mortgage Platform(TM). The strong 2018 results topped a long list of achievements.
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Speaker Rendon Appoints Pedro Nava to Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced his appointment of Pedro Nava to the Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery.
City of El Monte California

El Monte CA to Celebrate Grand Opening of Affordable Housing Development Jan 24 2019 – Palo Verde Apartments

EL MONTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The City of El Monte is fulfilling the housing needs of homeless veterans and low-income families with the grand opening of Palo Verde Apartments (4704 Peck Road) on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
CURSIVE IS COOL 2019

Cursive is Cool 2019 Handwriting Contest Launches in US and Canada on National Handwriting Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The annual Cursive is Cool(R) contests for 2019, under the auspices of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, will launch on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year. Cursive writing continues to enjoy increased appreciation in the United States and around the world. Scientific studies reveal the benefits of writing by hand to positively impact motor skills, cognitive development and improved learning outcomes such as better recall and retention for young learners.

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