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Jeffrey Unalp, CPA

Jeffrey Unalp, CPA Earns AICPA Not-For-Profit Certificate Designation

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Unalp CPA Group, Inc. announced today that founder Jeffrey Unalp, CPA, has earned the AICPA badge for completing the Not-For-Profit (NFP) Certificate Program. Unalp CPA outsourced accounting services provide nonprofit clients with compliance, timely reporting and execution of accounting duties.
Primosync Android

PrimoSync Releases World’s First Completely FREE Android Data Recovery with Highest Recovery Rate

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PrimoSync Inc., a pioneering developer of iOS and Android, today proudly released its 100 percent FREE and competent data recovery flagship - Primo Android Data Recovery for all Android users. Embedded with the most innovative technology, it fully helps Android users deep-scan every inch of data to make sure of the highest data recovery rate.
5 Bars Communities - Placentia

City of Placentia CA will Enter Into Agreement with 5 Bars Communities to Develop Wireless Master Plan

PLACENTIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 5 Bars Communities, a dba of XG Communities, as a premier provider of wireless master plans, asset marketing agreements and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced today Placentia's City Council unanimously voted to authorize staff to enter into an agreement with 5 Bars Communities.
Lara Grice - CREDIT: GOTCELEB.COM

Girls Trip: All Female Cast Set to Bring Big Bucks at the Box Office

INTERVIEW with Lara Grice: It was girl power all the way as the cast of “Girls Trip” hit the “pink” carpet at L.A. Live last Thursday night. The movie already, being called the movie of the summer, is a message of female friendship and support. An all-female leading cast is so rare in Hollywood these days, but it’s nice to see that Hollywood realizes that the ladies can bring in those big bucks at the box office bucks.
Chuck Simpson

EPIC Insurance Joins in Authoring Updated ANSI – ASSE 2017 Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Training Standard

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, and a member of the American National Standards Institute / American Society of Safety Engineers (ANSI/ASSE) Z390 Hydrogen Sulfide Training Committee, announced today the approval and upcoming publication of a revised Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Training Standard (ANSI/ASSE Z390.1-2017).
MCT Trading

CMBA Conference: Mortgage Capital Trading Introduces Bulk Acquisition Manager Secondary Marketing Tech

SAN FRANSISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced at the California Mortgage Bankers Association's (CMBA) annual Western Secondary Market Conference held in San Francisco, that it has released new secondary marketing technology to improve the industry's existing loan sale practices. Dubbed Bulk Acquisition Manager(TM) (BAM), the solution automates the process of packaging and transferring bulk loan bids, which benefits investors, lenders and MCT's team of mortgage loan traders.
Mortgage Collabortive

The Mortgage Collaborative Appoints Arthur Prieston CMB as Chair of its new Capital Markets Committee

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced that industry authority Arthur Prieston has been appointed chair of its newly formed Capital Markets Committee. In this role, Prieston will lead capital market engagements for the group's lender members.
Bistro Planet Partners with Sequoia Equities

Bistro Planet and Sequoia Equities Inc. to Offer Food Truck Dinner Services to SEI Residents

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bistro Planet, the first company to connect the entire food truck marketplace under one platform, announced today that they will be partnering with residential powerhouse, Sequoia Equities, Inc. to deliver an innovative weekly Food Truck Dinner Service for their residents at the Brio Apartments in Glendale, Calif.
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Asm. Speaker Rendon Statement on Passage of Air Quality and Cap-and-Trade Bills

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today released the following statement on the Assembly passing the air quality improvement and cap-and-trade extension package.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown announces Appointments for July 11-14, 2017 including to CalWORKs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments for July 11-14, including: Joel Ledesma, 49, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy director of the State Water Project at the California Department of Water Resources.
Author Dean Koontz

Best-Selling Author Dean Koontz speaks at Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD)

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) hosted New York Times Best-Selling Author, Dean Koontz on Tuesday, July 11 at LCAD's historic Main Campus in Laguna Beach for an exclusive speaking engagement.
Hoge Fenton Attorney and Shareholder Crystal Riggins

Hoge Fenton Attorney and Shareholder Crystal Riggins Honored In 2017 Silicon Valley Business Journal 40 Under 40

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Hoge Fenton is pleased to announce that its shareholder Crystal Riggins has been named a 2017 Silicon Valley Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree. As a recipient of this award, Crystal is recognized for her contributions to her profession and community and represents the best of Silicon Valley.
Steve Comisar

Former ConMan Actor Steve Comisar Getting Released From Prison on July 21, Hopes to Return to Acting

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On July 21, 2017 the prison gates will open and actor Steve Comisar will once again be a free man. After spending 15 years in federal prison for fraud Comisar will try to pick up the pieces and resume an acting career. Unfortunately, after such a long absence the odds will be stacked against him.
Dr. Milad Modarresi was awarded first place

The Everest Foundation announces two distinguished 2017 Everest Foundation Scholars recognized for their extraordinary gifts

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It has been an enormously successful year for almost two dozen Everest Foundation Scholars who are actively working on research projects for submission and hopeful publication in esteemed medical journals as well as starting their medical residency training in coveted ACGME Accredited residency programs across the U.S.
Moller M400 Skycar

Moller International, Inc. (MLER) Offers to Sell its Original M400 Skycar on eBay for $250K

DIXON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Moller International, Inc. (OTC-QB:MLER) is again offering to sell its original M400 Skycar(R) via public auction as a centerpiece of any car or aircraft collection in a public or private museum. It is the world's first true VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) "Flying Car" to be demonstrated. It is very prevalent on Google and YouTube under M400 Skycar. The "aerocar" has been relisted at a more reasonable starting price.
Guide and Workbook To Life And Success

Former LACC Basketball Coach Michael ‘Mike’ Miller’s New Self-Help Book Is Endorsed by Clergy and Coaches Alike

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pyramid Press proudly announced today its latest book, "Coach Miller's Guide and Workbook To Life And Success" (ISBN: 978-0996893503) is available now at all bookstores and on Amazon. The book has an inspired and moving introduction by Virginia Tech Coach Buzz Williams and an amazing foreword by noted religious and political leader Rev. Misi Tagaloa, Ph.D., Head Pastor Second Samoan Church of Long Beach.
Dr. Charles Keller

Dr. Charles Keller Will Discuss His New Methods and Successes with Treating Rare Children’s Cancers at Lake Forest Event

LAKE FOREST, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jareds Juggernaut To Cure Sarcoma, a non-profit which funds researchers of body sparing cancer treatments targeted for rare children's cancers, today announced an event which features Dr. Charles Keller as the keynote speaker, which will take place on November 5, 2017 in the Sun and Sail Club in Lake Forest, Calif.
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Announces SCA 12 Constitutional Amendment Passes Key Committee Vote

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) announced the passage of Senate Constitutional Amendment 12 (SCA 12) today. The measure, which will update the rules and guidelines in the California Constitution regarding County governance, passed through the Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee with a bipartisan vote of 4-1.
Tony Cardenas

U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2200: Human Trafficking Bill Co-led by Calif. Rep. Cárdenas

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2200, the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act, legislation that Representative Tony Cárdenas helped introduce along with Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ), Karen Bass (D-CA), Ed Royce (R-CA), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Susan Brooks (R-IN), Lois Frankel (D-FL), and Ann Wagner (R-MO).
Bill Berliner joins MCT

Mortgage Capital Trading Welcomes Markets Veteran Bill Berliner as Director of Analytics

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that it has appointed Bill Berliner to the newly created position of director of analytics. In this role, he will take the lead to develop new products and services, enhance existing solutions, and help expand MCT's footprint as the preeminent industry-leader in secondary marketing capabilities for lender clients.
Product Demos with Amanda Ruller

MostFit to Feature Product Demos with Amanda Ruller and More at 2017 IDEA World Fitness Convention

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On July 20 - 23, 2017, MostFit will join more than 330 fitness brands and 10,000 fitness professionals in Las Vegas for four days of cutting edge education and networking at the biggest fitness industry event of the year.
Corporate Attorney Lloyd A. Schmidt

Silicon Valley Lawfirm Hoge Fenton Welcomes Veteran Corporate Attorney Lloyd A. Schmidt

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- We are pleased to announce that veteran corporate attorney Lloyd A. Schmidt, formerly a shareholder at Hopkins & Carley, has joined Hoge Fenton. With over 30 years of experience advising companies and business owners, Lloyd is a well-known and respected corporate, M & A and business transactions attorney.
iMobie's New PhoneRescue

iMobie’s New PhoneRescue Can Now Download and Restore iCloud Backups Even for Latest iOS 11

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie Inc., a leading iOS and Android software developer, today announced its top-notch data recovery software PhoneRescue now is able to download and restore iCloud backups in iOS 10.3 or later, even for the latest iOS 11. With its minimalistic yet refined UI, users can choose to only download what they need for recovery, and all data will be kept 100 percent safe and secure.
MAGLITE Traffic Safety

MAGLITE Declares July 2017 as National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MAGLITE (Mag Instrument Inc.) wants motorists and pedestrians to be extra vigilant to save lives during the "vacation months" - July through October - which are the most dangerous months the year for traffic fatalities. So MAGLITE is launching a dedicated web page, and promoting a public education campaign, in observance of the newly minted National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month.
Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Assemblymember Bocanegra’s Bill to Curb Illegal Dumping – AB 332

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra’s (D-Pacoima) measure to crack down on illegal dumping on city streets was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown today. AB 332 would allow local municipalities to pass ordinances to close streets and roads where excessive illegal dumping occurs.
LA Food Trucks

Bistro Planet Launches Feature to Automate How Los Angeles Food Trucks Secure Prime Spots

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bistro Planet, the first company to connect the entire food truck marketplace under one platform, announces the launch of their Lot Booking Marketplace service in the Los Angeles metro area. The Bistro Planet app is currently used by foodies to locate nearby food trucks in real-time, view menus, and place orders.
Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra

Calif. Legislation to Repeal Anti-Immigrant Provisions in Prop. 187 Passes Senate Committee – AB 222

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. Senate Public Safety Committee voted 5-2 to repeal anti-immigrant sections of the California Penal Code, enacted in 1994 as part of Proposition 187 to fight the perceived ills of illegal immigration and unfairly punish undocumented immigrants in California. Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra’s (D-Pacoima) AB 222 would place a measure on the 2020 ballot that would ask voters to bring equity to California’s criminal justice laws by ensuring the use and manufacturing of a false immigration documents carries the same penalties for the use and production of a fake driver’s license.
We Care LA campaign march

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Improved Nursing Home Care Standards into Law After Being Outdated for Nearly 20 Years

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For nearly two decades nursing home workers have taken care of patients with inadequate care standards that put the elderly and those with disabilities at risk of injuries, falls, or insufficient supervision. Today, Governor Jerry Brown changed that by allocating monies in the final budget that would allow for the implementation of safer staffing standards for better care and working conditions in nursing homes. The decision comes after years of negotiations between SEIU 2015 nursing home workers and state leaders.
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Asm. Speaker Rendon Secures $100 Million Funding For L.A. River Restoration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) applauded the Legislature for approving $100 million in Proposition 1 funding for restoration of the 51-mile L.A. River, a priority for the Assembly in state budget negotiations.
Lender Price

Lender Price Announces Mortgage Tech Integration with Ernst Publishing

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lender Price, the emerging leader in digital mortgage interface technology and real-time, competitive mortgage analytics and product pricing & eligibility (PPE) solutions complete with full mobile functionality and advanced business intelligence, announced that it has integrated with Ernst Publishing, the leading provider of mortgage fee data for the real estate and home finance industry.
whitacre sculpture at art-a-fair

Celebrate Art at 2017 Laguna Art-A-Fair with over 120 artisans from around the world

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Laguna Art-A-Fair is one of the premier fine arts summer destinations in Southern California and has been for more than 50 years. Our artists invite you to Celebrate Art beginning June 30, 2017 with a full spectrum of unique original creations, affordable reproductions, art demonstrations, workshops, live music and excellent cuisine.
Coaches Miller and Fernandez

LA Watts Summer Classic Boys and Girls Basketball Tournament Finals June 24, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The annual LA Watts Summer Classic Basketball Tournament returned to action last week on June 16, 17 and 18 at various sites throughout Los Angeles. Over 20 boys and girls teams participated in the basketball event announced the California Basketball Association.
Qualia Labs

Real Estate Industry Expert Jake Seid Joins Qualia Advisory Board to Advance Title Settlement Software

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Qualia today announced that Jake Seid will join the company's board of advisors. In addition to his time as president of Ten-X and Managing Director at Lightspeed Venture Partners, Seid is an investor and advisor to a myriad of companies touching the real estate sector, including Blend Labs, LendingHome, Opendoor, Reside, Roofstock, Shogun, and Ten-X.
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Asm. Speaker Rendon Honors Sam Sachs as 2017 Veteran of the Year for 63rd Assembly District

LAKEWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) honored World War II veteran and Lakewood resident Sam Sachs as the 2017 Veteran of the Year for the 63rd Assembly District. Sachs, who recently celebrated his 102nd birthday, joined the U.S. Army at age 17 and served in the 325nd Glider Infantry of the 2nd Airborne, which was also known as the Flying Coffins.
Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

Calif. Assemblymember McCarty Names Norma Christensen Assembly District 7 ‘Veteran of the Year’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) this week named United States Army veteran Sergeant First Class Norma Christensen as the Assembly District 7’s 2017 Veteran of the Year. Christensen served in the Army for three decades, taking on a range of assignments including Military Police, career counselor and reservist.
DocMagic

DocMagic UCD Tech Now Supports Both Phases of Upcoming Uniform Closing Dataset Requirements

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry's leading provider of document production, automated compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that its technologies are now capable of supporting both phases of the upcoming UCD (Uniform Closing Dataset) requirement.
Synergy Education Platform

San Diego, Calif. County School Districts Continue Choosing Edupoint Synergy Online Registration

SAN DIEGO, Calif., /California Newswire/ -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by Dehesa School District, Julian Union School District, and Calexico Unified School District to implement Synergy Online Registration through their partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE), augmenting the districts' existing Synergy solutions.
COO Phil Rasori

Phil Rasori of MCT to Speak on Hedge Accounting at AMB User Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, is scheduled to speak on a panel session hosted by Advantage Systems, Inc. at its third annual Accounting for Mortgage Banking (AMB) user conference.
iMobie PhoneRescue iOS 11

iMobie PhoneRescue Offers Major Upgrade with Support for iOS 11 Data Recovery

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie Inc., a leading software developer for iOS and Android, today announces that its world-renowned product PhoneRescue has taken a great leap forward in data recovery. With a well-optimized UI as well as a high-performance workflow, now it becomes the world's ONLY productive technique for iOS users to save photos, messages, contacts, notes and more.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown, Legislative Leaders Issue Statements On 2017-18 CA Budget Agreement

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon announced that they have reached an agreement on the 2017-18 State Budget.
Chris Anderson

MCT’s Chris Anderson to Co-Instruct MBA Webinar on ‘The Lock Desk’s Role in the Secondary Marketing Department’

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that it will be participating in an upcoming webinar that the Mortgage Bankers Association will be hosting on the topic of the business- critical role that lock desks play within secondary marketing departments.
Lender Price

Digital Mortgage Provider, Lender Price, Demos at BKFS Motivity Solutions User Conference

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lender Price, the emerging leader in digital mortgage interface technology and real-time, competitive mortgage analytics and product pricing & eligibility (PPE) solutions complete with full mobile functionality and advanced business intelligence, announced that Black Knight Financial Services, Inc.'s (NYSE:BKFS) Motivity Solutions will use pricing data from Lender Price's industry-leading PPE to provide pricing analytics to its users.
City of Paramount

City of Paramount CA Launches Business Licensing Partnership with SCAQMD

PARAMOUNT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The City of Paramount has launched a pilot program to enhance air quality compliance in the city by submitting selected business license applications and renewals to South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) staff for their review.
The Mortgage Collaborative

The Mortgage Collaborative Partners with Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC to Provide Its Members New Tools

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced a strategic partnership with Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC ("MQMR"), a national leader in risk management and compliance services.
Mr. David Fradin

David Fradin, Renowned Product Management Guru, Now on Board at Manipal Global Academy of IT

SILICON VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Manipal Global Academy of IT, part of Manipal Global Education Services, a leading international provider of high-quality higher education services, announced today the appointment of Mr. David Fradin, founder of SPICE Catalyst, LLC, as an Advisor and Distinguished Professor of Practice, Product Management Programs. Known as the 'Guru' of Product Management, Mr. David Fradin has trained thousands of product managers throughout the world.
Michael Schreck

Cloudvirga Names Veteran Tech Entrepreneur Michael Schreck as new CEO

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloudvirga(SM), developer of next-generation loan officer and direct-to-consumer point-of-sale (POS) systems, has named Michael Schreck its chief executive officer. He succeeds cloudvirga co-founder Bill Dallas, who will continue as chairman of cloudvirga's board of directors.
ReverseVision

Ubermortgage Embraces HECM with Technology from ReverseVision

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, has formed a partnership with ubermortgage Inc. to support the budding lender's increasing demand for home-equity conversion mortgages (HECMs) with its RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination technology.
ChemDiv

Arcus Biosciences selects ChemDiv as Sole Chemistry Provider for its Discovery Screening Collection

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ChemDiv Inc., a fully integrated California-based CRO, announced today that Arcus Biosciences selected ChemDiv as the sole source of molecules for Arcus's growing HTS screening collection. This collaboration, which utilized Arcus's medicinal chemistry knowledge and ChemDiv's computational and synthetic chemistry expertise, has resulted in the selection of several hundred thousand structures from which Arcus expects to identify starting points for several of the discovery programs in its portfolio.
EPIC - Communicator Awards 2017

EPIC Insurance Brokers Receives Multiple Honors from 2017 Communicator Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that the firm's Marketing, Communications and Creative Services Team has received one "Gold Award of Excellence" and eight "Silver Awards of Distinction" from the 23rd Annual Communicator Awards, the leading international awards program recognizing excellence and big ideas in marketing, communications and design.
Chuck Simpson

EPIC Insurance Brokers Joins the ANSI/ASSE Z390 Hydrogen Sulfide Training Committee for EH&S

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that as part of the firm's commitment to the Energy Industry and ongoing efforts to improve worker safety, EPIC has joined the American National Standards Institute/ American Society of Safety Engineers (ANSI/ASSE) Z390 "Hydrogen Sulfide Training" Committee.
COO Phil Rasori

Phil Rasori of MCT to Serve as Keynote Speaker at Illinois MBA Capital Markets Update

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, will be a key note speaker at the Illinois Mortgage Banking Association's Mortgage/Capital Market Update event on June 8, 2017. As a keynote speaker, Mr. Rasori will discuss topics that include hedging, pricing and servicing.
MyJewelryRepair

MyJewelryRepair Shows Growth in a National Jewelry Industry Stuck in Tailspin

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Jewelers Board of Trade continues to report less than inspiring numbers for the jewelry industry at large, says MyJewelryRepair.com. The number of retail jewelers, wholesalers, and manufacturers closed down in the U.S. and Canada has risen to 1,564 in 2016, up five hundred and change from 2015's numbers. This decline represents what National Jeweler calls a "[64 percent] year-over-year increase" in closed businesses.
The Pole Dancing Chronicles

MercVille Productions Releases Season 2 of ‘The Pole Dancing Chronicles’ for fans of Aerial Dance

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Christina Villegas and Jeff Mercer, the creative forces behind MercVille Productions, have announced the release of the second season of their popular web based docu-series, "The Pole Dancing Chronicles." Sponsored and co-produced by Mighty Grip Inc., a leading worldwide sporting goods manufacturer, "The Pole Dancing Chronicles" showcases people and events from within the pole and aerial community.
ReverseVision

Kiel Mortgage Selects ReverseVision RVX Loan Origination Software for HECM Division

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, Inc., the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Kiel Mortgage has chosen RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS) to power its home-equity conversion mortgage (HECM) division.
iMobie PhoneRescue 2017

iMobie PhoneRescue for 2017 Restores Lost Data for Android OS with Highest Success Rate, Even Directly to Phones

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie Inc., a leading software developer, today excitedly announced that its flagship product PhoneRescue now is able to save lost photos, messages, contacts, WhatsApp data, and more for Android users, with the highest data recovery rate in the industry.
California New Car Dealers Association

EPIC Insurance Strengthens its Six Year Relationship with the California New Car Dealers Association

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, and the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) jointly announced today that CNCDA has expanded their relationship with EPIC, appointing the insurance broker / consultant as their exclusive licensed broker to provide health and welfare insurance consulting to CNCDA members across the state.
Jimmy Ho

Utelogy Corp Continues Growth with Addition of Jimmy Ho as Product Development Vice President

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy, which makes software for control, enterprise management and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education, announces Giang "Jimmy" Ho joins the company as Vice President, Product Development. Utelogy has seen steady growth in clients, representative firms, and solution partners throughout North America.
DOCMAGIC ALTA 2017

DocMagic Total eClose Solutions Receive 2017 ALTA ‘Elite Provider’ Designation

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry's leading provider of document production, automated compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it has been accepted into the Elite Provider Program for American Land Home Title Association (ALTA).
Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra

CA Legislation to Repeal Anti-Immigrant Provisions in Prop. 187 Approved by Calif. State Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Assembly voted 54-21 to approve legislation to bring equity to California’s criminal justice laws, by ensuring the use and manufacturing of false immigration documents carries the same penalties as the use and production of a fake driver’s license. Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra's (D-Pacoima) AB 222 requires California voters to repeal sections 113 and 114 of the California Penal Code.
Calif. Assemblymember Jim Frazier

Calif. Asm. Frazier Passes Environmental and Lifestyle Bill Package to California Senate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Discovery Bay) passed his remaining bills from the Assembly Floor leading up to today’s House of Origin deadline. Ten of his bills were brought up for a vote this week, passed and now head to the Senate.

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