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EPIC Insurance adds Broker-Producer Steve Hall in Concord, Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Steve Hall has joined the firm as a property and casualty insurance broker/producer.

Mark Niebuhr of EPIC Insurance Brokers Honored as a 2016 Insurance Industry 'Power Broker'

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Mark Niebuhr has been recognized as a 2016 Power Broker in the Manufacturing sector by Risk and Insurance Magazine.

New Energy Start-Up Wattcoin Technologies Launched in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Wattcoin Technologies Inc., a platform-as-a-service (PAAS) solution for energy companies to manage their customer's billing processes, energy savings and renewable energy investments, opens office in San Francisco, Calif.
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S.F. Mayor Lee Launches Innovative Emergency Medical Response Team to Reduce 911 Calls

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced the launch of the "Homeless Emergency Assessment & Response...
SF Mayor Edwin Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Armistead Maupin as Recipient of 2016 Mayor's Art Award

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Earlier this month, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that Armistead Maupin, local icon and acclaimed author...

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Joshua Allen, CSP, CFPS as Loss Control Consultant

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk control professional Joshua Allen has joined the firm as West Region Risk Management Loss Control Specialist. In this role, Allen will be responsible for providing comprehensive safety management and loss control services to EPIC's larger, more complex 'risk management' clients.

Startup, Echo Site, Explores Ways to Push the Amazon Echo to New Limits in Home and Classroom

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The founders of web startup Echo Site are big believers in the potential for Amazon's Artificial Intelligence device, the Echo(TM). 'We think Amazon and third party developers have only scratched the surface in terms of what's possible for this technology,' says Wolfram Ruisdael, one of the venture's directors.

Renee Crow Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers as VP Hospitality Practice Leader in the Western U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Renee Crow has joined the firm as Vice President and West Region Hospitality Practice Leader.

Rick Genest Joins Premier Insurance Services, a Hispanic Market Insurance Services Provider, as President

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Protector Holdings, LLC, a joint venture of EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) and Dowling Capital Partners, announced today that Rick Genest has joined Premier Insurance Services as the company's President. Premier Insurance Services, acquired by Protector Holdings in 2013, targets the growing Hispanic Community in California and the West.

Carl Pilger Joins EPIC Insurance as Director of Employee Benefits Compliance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Carlton 'Carl' Pilger has joined the firm as Director of Employee Benefits Compliance.

Specialty food for a special cause: Food Philippines brings social enterprises to 2016 Winter Fancy Food Show

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sixteen Philippine companies are participating in this year's Winter Fancy Food Show (WFFS) slated at the Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, January 17-19, the Philippine Trade and Investment Center Silicon Valley announced today. Each with an advocacy at the heart of its business, these companies bring with them narratives of the people, places, and practices incidental and instrumental to their production.

EPIC Insurance Brokers acquires Ascende, Inc., a Leading Human Capital and Employee Benefits Firm

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ascende, Inc., a premier human capital and employee benefits consulting firm, and EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that they have joined forces.

EPIC Golf Insurance Services named Insurance Provider of the Year by BoardRoom magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been named a 2015 'Excellence in Achievement' award winner by The BoardRoom magazine as the 'Insurance Provider of the Year.'
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West Coast Mayors Meet to Seek Federal Support to Address Homelessness, Housing Crises

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayors from five West Coast cities on Thursday signed a joint statement to the federal government seeking full...

Civic Resource Group and TransitScreen to Modernize MTC's Transit Signage across San Francisco Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group (CRG) and TransitScreen, Inc. today announced they have joined forces to modernize the transit displays in 46+ different locations across the San Francisco Bay Area as part of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)'s Hub Signage program.

EPIC Brokers Again Named Among 'Best Places to Work' in Insurance by Business Insurance Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been ranked #5 among the 2015 'Best Places to Work in Insurance' in the medium employer category (250-999 U.S. employees) by Business Insurance Magazine and Best Companies Group.

BNP Paribas Brings SmartStops Online Risk Management Tools to Italian Finance Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SmartStops, an online service that helps investors of all levels manage investment risk, announced today that it has extended its relationship with BNP Paribas and is now available to investors in the Italian market.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Named a 2015 Elite Agency by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants ('EPIC'), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been named a 2015 Elite Agency by Insurance Business America, a publication that reports on the latest achievements in insurance and also provides the latest in business best practices in a continually evolving industry.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Daniel Garcia in Petaluma, California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Daniel Garcia has joined as a property and casualty insurance broker/producer in the firm's Petaluma office. He will report locally to North Bay managing principal, Mike Ryan.

Dana Liedel of EPIC Insurance honored among 2015 Most Influential Women in Benefits Advising

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Dana Liedel, Managing Principal of EPIC's Employer Services Platform, has been recognized among 'The Most Influential Women in Benefits Advising' by Employee Benefits Advisor Magazine.

EPIC Insurance Brokers named to 100 Fastest Growing Private companies in the Bay Area 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has been ranked 66th on San Francisco Business Times' 2015 list of 100 fastest-growing private companies in the Bay Area.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds DeAnna Slater in Fresno to fuel further growth across Central Valley

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that DeAnna Slater has joined as a principal and property and casualty insurance broker/producer in the firm's Fresno office. She will report locally to managing principal, Terri Parreira.

EPIC Brokers Named Fastest Growing Employee Benefits Broker by Business Insurance Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has received top rankings from Business Insurance Magazine in its 2015 Broker Supplement in three categories.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Enters into Strategic Transaction with Alliant Insurance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has announced a mutually beneficial transaction of certain books of business to Alliant Insurance Services, including the customers of David Alvarado and a group of employees who came to

Tammy Mission of EPIC Insurance Brokers recognized as a 2015 'Young Gun' by IIA Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tammy Mission has been recognized as a 'Young Gun' by Insurance Industry America Magazine.

EPIC's Michael Nischan to Speak at Sixth Annual Commercial Motor Vehicle Collision How to Protect Your Company Seminar

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that its Vice President of Transportation and Logistics Risk Control Michael Nischan will present at the Sixth Annual Commercial Motor Vehicle Collision - How to Protect Your Company seminar in Atlanta, Ga.

Get Ready for iOS9: iMobie Offers Series of Solutions to Fix Dreaded iOS 9 Upgrade Gremlins

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Along with the release of iOS 9, iMobie takes several actions to give iPhone and iPad users a clear and comprehensive guideline on how to perform smooth iOS 9 upgrade. With complete and in-depth iOS 9 upgrade tips, #iTroubleShoot event, and the tips on how to save space for 16 GB iPhone 6s (Plus), users can make a hassle-free transition to iOS 9 and the upcoming iPhone 6s (Plus).

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants adds Jeff Connelly to Greyling Insurance Brokers Division in St. Louis

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jeff Connelly has joined as senior vice president/client executive in EPIC's Greyling Insurance Brokers Division. He will be based in the firm's St. Louis, Mo. office.

Ann Randolph's Award-Winning, Uproariously Funny Solo Show, 'Loveland' lands at The Marsh S.F.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ann Randolph's award winning solo show 'LOVELAND' returns to The Marsh along with a transformative interaction workshop on Good Grief following each performance. 'LOVELAND' is directed by Joshua Townshend-Zellner and presented Saturdays at 5 p.m., September 12 - October 17 at The Marsh San Francisco.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Again Recognized as a 'Best Place to Work in the North Bay' for 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has again been named a 'Best Place to Work in the North Bay' winner by the North Bay Business Journal.

CFO Risk Management Summit: EPIC's Daniel Houston to Speak on Insurance and Risk Management Issues for Cyber Privacy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cyber threats are one of the most significant risks businesses and individuals face today, says EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants. High profile breaches in the past few years have highlighted the substantial impact and significant costs associated with these attacks.

EPIC Insurance Brokers is the only large brokerage in the country to make the 2015 Inc. 5000 List

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced it has been ranked #3200 on Inc. Magazine's 2015 Inc. 5000 - an exclusive listing of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

EPIC Insurance Climbs 13 Spots on the Insurance Journal 'Top 100 Independent Property Casualty Agencies' List

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #12 among the Insurance Journal's 'Top 100 Independent Property Casualty Agencies.' The ranking is based on total property and casualty agency revenue for 2014 and includes only those agencies whose business is primarily retail not wholesale.
SF Mayor Edwin Lee

SF Mayor Lee Announces $8.2 Million Federal Grant for Fire Department Hiring

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee recently announced the San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) was awarded an $8.2 million...

EPIC Insurance Brokers Jumps 21 Spots in Business Insurance Broker Rankings to No.23

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #23 among the nation's largest insurance brokers by Business Insurance Magazine.

New MacClean 2 Launched to Give Complete MacOS Cleaning and Maintenance Utilities for Free

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie Inc. announces MacClean 2. Getting ready for OS X El Capitan, this new Mac Cleaner app gives users the best ever free cleaning and maintenance solution for their Mac computers and laptops. Taking the usability and integration as the main footing in the market, MacClean 2 collects 9 essential tuning utilities that are inspired by the leading features in top-ranked Mac tools.

Art, Science and History Through Pinball: The Pacific Pinball Museum Opens New 'Science Room' in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In furtherance of its mission: to teach art, science and history through pinball while preserving this unique part of American culture, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) will be recreating a room within its facility to strictly focus on teaching science through pinball.

SAN FRANCISCO SB277 Protest Rally and Health Freedom March at Golden Gate Bridge July 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Council for Vaccine Safety announced today that on Friday, July 3, Californians will rally simultaneously in cities across the state, to illuminate the truth and stand for health, safety, education, medical freedom and justice for all. Join us as we stand in sincere opposition to the unwarranted and threatening force of the government as it moves - in partnership with big pharma - to strip us of our parental, health and medical freedoms through proposed mandated healthcare legislation, such as CA SB277.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Grows in Birmingham and Relocates to New Offices

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announced today their move into new offices in Birmingham, Ala.; the base of operations for EPIC's National Energy Construction Practice.

Road Safe America Applauds US Conference of Mayors Resolution on Commercial Truck Safety

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Road Safe America applauds the passage of a resolution on commercial trucking by the U.S. Conference of Mayors at their 83rd Annual Meeting today. Over 4,000 motorists die annually in HCV involved crashes and over 100,000 are injured.

EPIC Insurance Brokers welcomes Vanessa Ruiz Mitilier to California Employee Benefits Consulting Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vanessa Ruiz Mitilier has joined the firm as a senior consultant and producer in the firm's Southern California Employee Benefits Consulting Practice.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Continues Adding Key Team Members, further expands National Energy Construction Practice in Alabama

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that claims advocate Dana Ingber and health, safety and environmental consultant Victor Lamb have both joined EPIC's Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice - a specialty risk management team serving large, complex construction, energy and distribution companies across the country.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Launches Private Exchange Platform with Employee Benefit Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a national retail property and casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, this week unveiled its next generation private exchange, coined EPIC EXP (The EPIC Exchange Platform) in partnership with Atlanta-based Hodges-Mace, LLC.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants welcomes Broker Brian Laney as principal in Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Brian Laney has joined the firm as a property and casualty insurance broker/producer and principal.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center welcomes Sheryl McLamb to EPIC's Private Client Group in Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announces that Sheryl McLamb has joined as an Account Manager in EPIC's Private Client Group. McLamb will be based in Sacramento as EPIC expands its private client services.
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EPIC Insurance Brokers Expands National Employer Services Platform with Davin Millholland and Rosemary Hughes in Georgia

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announced today the additions of Employee Benefits Consulting professionals Davin Millholland and Rosemary Hughes to its rapidly growing Employer Services Platform (ESP).

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Grows in Reno with Addition of Courtney Pino and Move into New Offices

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a national retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announced today the addition of Courtney Pino as a commercial insurance broker/producer as well as their move into new Reno, Nevada offices.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center welcomes Myesha Lamison Director, Benefits Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announces that Myesha Lamison has joined as Director, Benefits Technology as a part of EPIC's growing national Employer Services Platform (ESP) team.

EPIC Insurance Brokers expands Employee Benefits Practice with acquisition of Executive Financial, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Executive Financial, Inc., an employee benefits consulting firm specializing in executive benefits, life, and disability insurance strategies.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Strengthens its Auto Dealer Programs with acquisition of Sorci Insurance Brokerage

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Sorci Insurance Brokerage, Inc., a specialist in providing comprehensive Workers' Compensation Insurance services to New Car Auto Dealers in California.

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