City: Los Angeles

City: Los Angeles

Los Angeles News - business, entertainment and technology news from Los Angeles, California

City: Los Angeles

City: Los Angeles
Los Angeles News - business, entertainment and technology news from Los Angeles, California
DangerMan and Troy Druppal

Urban Superhero DangerMan Culminates 20 Years, Presents Amputee Cancer Survivor Troy Druppal with DangerMan Hero of the Year Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DangerMan, America's Real Life Urban Superhero, culminated his 20th anniversary with the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, held recently at California African American Museum (CAAM) in Los Angeles. The momentous occasion acknowledged eight community activists as "DangerMan Heroes."
LA Put Residents First

New Ad Calls On LA City Council To Pass Short-Term Rental Bill To Protect Affordable Housing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It’s Time, Los Angeles, a coalition of local community, housing, labor, equality and hospitality groups, launched a video ad today calling on the Los Angeles City Council to put city residents first and enact the proposed home sharing ordinance that the city council voted unanimously to approve last May.
CAL STATE LA - Los Angeles

Cal State LA honored as a 2018 Champion for Transfer Students

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA was among 16 colleges and universities in California recognized for exemplary efforts to support transfer students. The Campaign for College Opportunity named 12 community colleges and four California State University campuses as 2018 Champions of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer. The institutions was honored at a December 4 event in Los Angeles.
Residents Medical

Residents Medical Group Helps Canadian Med School Graduates Get 2019 Residencies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Canadian medical students and graduates are facing limitations and challenges when it comes to finding credible medical residencies. Residents Medical is offering solutions.
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California NA Opens West Los Angeles Office, Fifth In County

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. ( OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL ), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, Calif., is pleased to announce its continued expansion in Los Angeles with the opening of a new production office in West Los Angeles.
DangerMan and Stan Lee

Real Life Urban Superhero DangerMan to Tribute Stan Lee at Third Annual DangerMan Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- An evening of celebration will mark the 20th anniversary for DangerMan, America's Real Life Urban Super Hero at the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, taking place on Saturday, December 8 at the California African American Museum (CAAM). During the affair, DangerMan will pay homage to his friend and recently departed mentor, comic book legend, Stan Lee.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DangerMan Returns

Director Troy Rowland to fly higher with ‘DangerMan Returns’ the Black Superhero Film Sequel

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It will be lights, camera and a lot of action as DangerMan, America's Real Life Black Superhero, gears up to shoot the sequel to his original film release. "DangerMan Returns" will be directed by Troy Michael Rowland, a veteran entertainment specialist whose credits include Disney, Amazon and TV One. Roger I. Tinsley, CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, will executive produce the film.
Mortgage Quality Management

MQMR says Mortgage Industry Margin Compression Calls for Fixed-Cost Approach to Compliance Support

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer today advised lenders to adopt a fixed-cost approach to compliance support in the face of margin compression and declining per-loan profits. By investing in a fixed-cost solution for compliance, lenders can better manage their monthly expenses while ensuring they remain compliant, thus avoiding potential financial penalties associated with non-compliance.
The Everest Foundation

Everest Foundation’s Lauded Research Scholars Land Their Medical Residency

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Everest Foundation (EF) just released its 2018 list of EF Scholars that landed a medical residency training slot on July 1, 2018. Shirisha Reddy, M.D. and Sharjeel Israr, M.D. were among the people to start their residency on July 1; both are from South Asia.
iMobie AnyTrans

iMobie AnyTrans Updated for Q4/18 with Ringtone & App Manager to Bring iOS Users A Workaround of iTunes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie flagship product, AnyTrans, has made the greatest update since 2012: granting Apple users full freedom to manage iPhone ringtones and apps after iTunes 12.7. Now, everyone is free to select a favorite song from multiple resources like iPhone, iTunes Library, computer, or YouTube, to cut any part of the song as a ringtone in a straightforward way.
Ann Torrico

Bank of Southern California, NA Names Ann Torrico Managing Director 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, has announced the appointment of Ann Torrico as Managing Director in Los Angeles. She will be responsible for expanding Bank of Southern California's market presence by actively seeking new business opportunities in the Greater Los Angeles region with a focus in West Los Angeles and South Bay.
Country Pop Music Star, Lindsay Ell

Country Pop Music Star, Lindsay Ell Headlines Fall 2018 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As announced today by Outbreak Presents, Lindsay Ell is set to headline the final Monster Energy Outbreak Tour of 2018. Following her breakout Top 20 hit at U.S Country radio and momentous No. 1 at Canadian Country radio with "Criminal," Ell recently excited legions of fans via social media announcing her next single is the tantalizing and lyrically-mesmerizing "Champagne."
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California Names Soly Cangarlu VP, Branch Manager in West L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has named Soly Cangarlu Vice President, Branch Manager. She will be responsible for developing client relationships and expanding the bank's presence in West Los Angeles.
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California, NA Expands its Los Angeles Team with the Addition of Three Branch Managers

LOS ANGELES, 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 addition of three tenured Branch Managers to support the company's recent expansion into Los Angeles County.
Mike Miller and Lee Baca

Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Joins Faculty at the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy "Lee" Baca, who retired as the top law enforcement officer in LA County in 2014, was appointed as a professor announced the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity in Compton, Calif. (ULACD). Ironically Sheriff Baca was previously responsible for the LA County Sheriff's department taking over the policing in Compton from the local Compton Police department in 2000, saving the city over $8 million.
Coach Mike Miller

Coach Mike Miller Reveals Facts About His Innocence on TV show After Being Found Not Guilty On All Charges In Jury...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles City College Coach Mike Miller, who gained fame as the most winning college basketball coach in the country from 1997-2006, with a winning percentage of .885 and a record of 241-38, was found not guilty by 12-0 vote in a jury trial verdict in Los Angeles Superior Court; announced the California Basketball Association (CBA).
Musician Mike Shinoda

Alt-Rock Legend Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park Headlines 2018 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Outbreak Presents and Live Nation announced today that Mike Shinoda is set to headline the latest installment of the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. Tickets go on sale starting Friday, August 10 at 10 a.m. local time, with special pre-sales starting Tuesday, August 7 at 10 a.m. local time.
BAND: Johnny Chief Project

Rock Band Johnny Chief Project Announces Upcoming Alt-rock EP ‘Talking to Myself’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Johnny Chief Project is a band with both a mission and a message. The alternative rock band recently revealed they are at L.A.'s Clear Lake Recording Studios recording and putting together what will be the band's debut EP "Talking to Myself."
Kelly Fitzgerald Junco

Recovery Blogger Kelly Fitzgerald Junco Sells Memoir On Her Adventures as ‘Sober Senorita’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Passageway Press, a boutique publisher based in the U.K., has acquired recovery blogger Kelly Fitzgerald Junco's memoir, which recounts her journey from party chica to sober senorita - moving from suburban Pennsylvania to the tourist city of Cancun, Mexico and then succumbing to alcohol and cocaine addiction.
Basketball coach Mike Miller

Basketball Coach Michael ‘Mike’ Miller found not guilty in 12-0 vote in jury trial verdict in Los Angeles Superior Court

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Former Los Angeles City College (LACC) Coach and current CBA Commissioner, Michael Miller, exonerated on all charges in jury trial, the California Basketball Association (CBA) announced today.
AnyTrans for Cloud

AnyTrans for Cloud is Ready to Manage Files Across Multi-Clouds for FREE

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie AnyTrans today unveils a breakthrough yet FREE cloud manager - AnyTrans for Cloud, after its well-renowned iPhone manager and Android manager. For the first time, users are able to enjoy a safer, faster and auto cloud file transfer, easy content management and flexible online file sharing at one place, either on mobile, tablet, or computer.
GPS Distribution Over Fiber from Optical Zonu

Cost-Effective GPS Distribution Over Fiber from Optical Zonu Corp: Optimized for C-RAN

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Optical Zonu Corp, a U.S. carrier-approved supplier of RF-Over-Fiber transport solutions and fiber monitored digital transport, has released a version of their GPS Fiber Transport specifically designed for providing the GPS connectivity for C-RAN hubs. This feature now offers 8 and 16 outputs with optional auto-switchover redundancy.
MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU

The #1 Ramen restaurant in Japan, MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU is finally launched in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Renowned Japanese Ramen restaurant MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU is pleased to announce our Grand Opening Special Event on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Sawtelle, Los Angeles.
EPIC Insurance

Risk management and insurance professional Eric Kitei joins EPIC as a Principal in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Eric Kitei has joined the firm's operations in Southern California as a Principal, focusing on the unique needs of auto dealers and others in the automotive industry.
Face of Evil - movie poster

July 4 Horror Movie Party: Infected Vet Shoots Among the Crowd in Thriller ‘Face Of Evil’ released by Gravitas

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Awarded feature film "Face Of Evil" (F.O.E.) is being released by Gravitas Ventures and is now available on Video On Demand and DVD, right on time for your July 4th party! "This psychological thriller horror is also very entertaining and grotesque, and it's ideal for your post-barbeque chilly-afternoon movie-time," says the film's writer/director Vito Dinatolo, of V-Movie.
CEO Ken Rakusin

Gordon Brush Mfg. Co. Wins 2018 ‘MADE: In America Award’ for Manufacturing in the USA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Gordon Brush Mfg. Co., Inc. announced today that the Company is the 2018 winner of the MADE: In America Award. The award will be presented on July 3 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to company President and CEO Ken Rakusin.
bioscience laboratory at Cal State LA

Cal State LA awarded $1 million grant to improve diversity and inclusion for California students in sciences

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State University, Los Angeles today announced it has received a $1 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to train faculty to better engage with students from all backgrounds who study science.
Granny Pole Dancer, Makeda Smith

‘FlyingOver50’ Granny Pole Dancer, Makeda Smith, Continues to Elevate Women Over 50 with New Music Video

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Grandmother, publicist and pole dancer Makeda Smith, the creator behind the blog-turned-movement, FlyingOver50, has once again teamed with Christina Villegas and Jeff Mercer, the owners of MercVille Productions, to create a mesmerizing pole dance music video (safe for work).
Brian Chu, CIC, CLCS

Brian Chu, CIC, CLCS Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Brian Chu has joined the firm's operations in Southern California as a Vice President.
Residents Medical’s Candidates

Residents Medical Tackles Severe Doctor Shortage in America by Facilitating Residency Program Placements

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's a fact. There's an increasing shortage of primary and specialty care physicians in the U.S. According to new research by the Association of American Medical Colleges, estimates show that by 2030 there could be a shortage of up to 120,000 licensed physicians. Residents Medical is working to help fill the gap.
Optical Zonu, Sayres, and Cogitari Link Up

Optical Zonu, Sayres, and Cogitari Link Up to Bring Cutting-Edge RF over Fiber Solutions to the Defense Industry

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Optical Zonu Corp ("OZC"), a major manufacturer of analog and digital fiber optic solutions, is pleased to announce a new RF over Fiber solutions partnership with Sayres & Associates and Cogitari.
The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane

New Book, ‘The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane’ debuts at Noir At The Bar in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Author Rex Weiner will debut "The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane" (ISBN: 978-1945572807) his gritty tales featuring private eye Ford Fairlane, the music industry's "rock n roll detective," at Noir At The Bar on June 10 at 7 p.m. The event brings together crime fiction fans with crime fiction authors reading from their work at the Mandrake Bar, Los Angeles.
Rose Nordbrock joins EPIC in LA

Rose Nordbrock, Jeff Breskin, Pabla Barros and Jose Fuentes Join EPIC Insurance in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professionals Rose Nordbrock, Jeff Breskin, Pabla Barros and Jose Fuentes have joined the firm's operations in Southern California.
Gaylin Anderson joins Bank So Cal

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Hires Market Executive Gaylin Anderson to Grow Bank’s Los Angeles Presence

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 Gaylin Anderson has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Market Executive in Southern California. He will be responsible for leading Bank of Southern California's regional presence by actively seeking new business opportunities while expanding upon current relationships.
Medical Candidates

Residents Medical Group Builds ‘Dream Team’ with Deans, Chief Residents, MDs and PhDs to Help Medical Residency Candidates

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Every year between Sept. and Feb., thousands of medical school graduates interview for residencies. It's the last stage before a M.B.B.S., M.D., or D.O. degree holder can sit for their Board examinations and practice as a licensed physician in the U.S. This is where Residents Medical comes in - a respected organization that specializes in education, guidance, preparation, consulting and medical residency placement.
MQMR President Michael Steer

MQMR Counsels Mortgage Lenders to Increase Internal Audit Frequency to Safeguard Secondary Market Activities

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer today advised lenders to increase the frequency with which they conduct their internal audits to ensure secondary market activities and relationships are not negatively impacted by undiscovered risks.
Mighty 25 2018

Military Media Brand We Are The Mighty Unveils #MIGHTY25: Influencers Supporting the Military Community in 2018

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leading military media and entertainment brand We Are The Mighty (WATM), unveils its fourth annual Mighty 25: Influencers Supporting the Military Community in 2018, twenty-five individuals who are bringing awareness to America’s military service members, veterans, and their families.
Neotrope Nonprofit PR Grants for 2018

Neotrope Nonprofit PR Grants for 2018 to Again Help Worthy Causes Grow Brands

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a marketing and entertainment company, has launched its 2018 annual Nonprofit PR Grant program for 501(c)(3) charities and is now accepting applications. Value of each in-kind donation service grant is $2,400 and will be offered to 10 U.S.-based non-profit organizations "doing good" on a national or regional level for 2018/19.
Comedian Adam Hunter

Uproar Entertainment Releases CD from Stand-up Comedian Adam Hunter ‘Still Broke’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment announces the release of "Still Broke" by Adam Hunter. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. "Still Broke" is the third Stand-Up Comedy CD Uproar has produced by Adam Hunter. A talented performer and writer, Hunter has performed all over the world. (VIDEO)
Singer Sam Pocker

Singer Sam Pocker Announces His New Album: Sam Pocker Sings Juliana Hatfield

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sam Pocker is thrilled to announce the release of his sixth album, "Sam Pocker Sings Juliana Hatfield," available everywhere on Friday April 13, 2018. It is a 1970s-style answer record to the newly released "Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John." It features three Juliana Hatfield classics re-imagined as 12-inch disco records.
MQMR President Michael Steer

MQMR Advises U.S. Mortgage Lenders to Supplement Resources for Compliance Guidance

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer today urged lenders to seek additional resources for compliance advice to ensure total compliance with regulatory requirements.
KINONA

KINONA Names Nathan Boroff to Board of Advisors of Women’s Golf Apparel Company

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- KINONA, a collection of flattering, modern women's golf apparel designed to bring feminine sensibility to women's golf, announced today that Nathan Boroff, former TravisMathew Apparel CFO, has joined its Board of Advisors.
Jazz Vocalist Sandra Booker

Jazz Vocalist Sandra Booker Tributes Sarah Vaughan at Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Jazz Grill

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When jazz vocalist Sandra Booker first burst onto the Los Angeles music scene in the '90s, the comparisons to the legendary Sarah Vaughan came fast and furious. Her stirring, soulful renditions didn't just mimic the melodious icon, they seemed to channel her. On Sunday, April 22, Booker will pay a unique homage to her muse with "Forever Sassy: The Divine Music of Sarah Vaughan" at the Vibrato Jazz Grill.
iMobie PhoneRescue 2018

iMobie PhoneRescue 2018 Can Now Recover Forgotten iTunes Backup Passwords

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ - iMobie, a leading software developer for iOS and Android, today announces that its cutting-edge data recovery software PhoneRescue is now able to recover forgotten iTunes backup password. For those iPhone users who failed to remember their iTunes backup passwords, PhoneRescue can easily help them get access to their encrypted backups no matter how complicated the password is, and restore photos, messages, contacts and other essentials from the backups successfully.
Matcha Dessert Shop - Matcha cha

Grand Opening: New Matcha Dessert Shop ‘Matcha cha’ Comes to Sawtelle in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lovely and yummy, Matcha dessert shop "Matcha cha" with its signature Matcha soft-serve ice cream is making Sawtelle debut on March 31, 2018. Enjoy the authentic Matcha flavor delivered from Kyoto, Japan!

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