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Christopher Simmons

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Christopher Simmons has been a working journalist since his first magazine sale in 1984. He has since written for wide variety of print and online publications covering lifestyle, tech and entertainment. He is an award-winning author, designer, photographer, and musician. He is a member of ASCAP and PRSA. He is the founder and CEO of Neotrope®, based in Torrance, CA, USA.
TEENOLOGY shampoos

TEENOLOGY Announces Hair and Skin Care Product Line to Help Teens Avoid Acne Breakouts

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Teenagers finally have a product line that they can identify with that offers real solutions for frustrating acne breakouts. TEENOLOGY, LLC has launched a unisex hair and body care product line that's specifically formulated for teenagers and leaves out harmful ingredients often found in other products.
Marsha Ross - book: Inside Hollywood

New Book, ‘INSIDE HOLLYWOOD’ is a Compelling New Literary Collection that Unravels Mysteries of Love and Life

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- From a creative and highly imaginative author and multimedia artist, Marsha Ross, comes an eloquent, erotic and extremely engrossing poetic anthology - "INSIDE HOLLYWOOD" (ISBN: 978-1544031002). This collection of thoughts, poetry, lyrics, art and erotica, was inspired by her experiences in Hollywood, and unveils the true quintessence of passion, romance and love.
Flavorful by Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang

Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Art Exhibition Opens at the Shanghai Exhibition Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On May 18, 2019, Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Art Exhibition opened ceremoniously in Shanghai Exhibition Center. The exhibition is organized by the Shanghai International Cultural Exchange Association Gallery, and co-organized by Shanghai Xu Beihong Art Research Club, Shanghai University International Exchange Art Center, and Rare Art Inc. of U.S.A., Rare Art, Inc. announced today.
ReverseVision

Blue Ridge Bank NA Partners with ReverseVision, Launches HECM and Reverse Lending Division

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that it has partnered with North Carolina-based Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. Mortgage Division (Blue Ridge Bank).
Orchid Bay Villa - Belize

Legacy Global Development Today Announced the Launch of Four New Beach Villas for Sale at Orchid Bay, Belize

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Global Development today announced the launch of four Beach Villas at its Orchid Bay, Belize community. The Beach Villas are new standalone homes being constructed on the most desired lots of the development, right on the water's edge, and are the last of Orchid Bay's remaining waterfront lots.
Gokal Law Group

Trial in Sexual Assault Case Against Schwan’s Co. Moved to Sept. 2019

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than three years ago a woman was sexually assaulted in a Schwan's truck in Northern California, yet nothing indicates the Sonoma County case (#SVC262079), will be resolved soon, says Attorney Alison Gokal, of the Gokal Law Group.
The Desert Rock Fest Coachella

First Annual DESERT ROCK FESTIVAL in Coachella to Shake Valley’s Floor at Hotel Indigo, Spring 2020

COACHELLA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Saimac International announced today that the Coachella music scene is growing! Executive Producer Lola Acosta's longtime vision for THE DESERT ROCK FEST is happening.
The Global Action Network

NGO, Global Action Network, seeks solutions for UN’s Goals by Awarding Everyday Heroes, and those who find them

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Global Action Network (GAN), an organization formed by activists, students, and researchers who seek new ways to reach the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals, has announced a new program which awards those who develop cutting edge solutions - and honors the finders by naming a prize after them.
Windward Life Care

Windward Life Care in San Diego Celebrates 15 Years of Meeting Evolving Needs of San Diego’s Aging and Disabled Adults

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This month Windward Life Care(R) reached a milestone, celebrating 15 years of business. Since 2004, Windward Life Care has grown to be one of San Diego County's premier aging services firms, evolving alongside the rapidly transforming elder care landscape.
MCT TAM - Trade Auction Manager

Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT) Launches Trade Auction Manager to Enable Electronic TBA MBS Trading

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has officially launched Trade Auction Manager(TM) (TAM) to enable more efficient bidding of TBA mortgage-backed securities used by lenders to hedge their open mortgage pipelines. The browser-based software module is accessible via MCTlive!, the company's award-winning comprehensive capital markets platform.
DocMagic - Red Nose Day

DocMagic to Again Support Annual Red Nose Day Fundraising in 2019 Event

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that the company will participate in Red Nose Day for the second year, transpiring on Thursday, May 23, 2019.
ActivityHero summer camp

1,000 Summer Camp Scholarships Available to California Children Through ActivityHero Camp & Class Marketplace

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- or the first time, families who struggle to make ends meet can apply for multiple summer camp scholarships with ActivityHero's simple online registration. Over 1,000 scholarships are available at 50 summer camps for as little as $20.
End of Life Choices California

End of Life Choices California Launches to educate on California’s End of Life Option Act (EOLOA)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- End of Life Choices California announced today the official launch of its newly established non-profit organization dedicated to providing factual information and personal support regarding California's End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) and all other legal end-of-life options to the medical community and to the public.
ReverseVision

ReverseVision Launches New Tool to Help Originators and Consumers Compare HECM Loans with HELOCs, First- and Second-Lien Mortgages

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and senior lending industry, today announced the release of the Comparison Calculator within RV Sales Accelerator (RVSA).
Newsom Launches Statewide 'California for All' Health Care Tour in Sacramento

Calif. Gov. Newsom Launches Statewide ‘California for All’ Health Care Tour in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in his first act as California’s 40th Governor, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a series of major, first-in-the-nation proposals to lower prescription drug and health care costs for all California families and move California closer to the goal of health care for all.
Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom

Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for May 10, 2019 including to California Natural Resources Agency

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past Friday (May 10), Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: First, Angela Barranco, 39, of Los Angeles, has been appointed undersecretary of the California Natural Resources Agency.
CA Gov. Newsom

Calif. Gov. Newsom Releases Revised 2019 ‘California for All’ State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week (May 9), Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom released a revised state budget proposal that prioritizes saving for a rainy day ­– putting a record amount into the state’s reserves and making billions in fiscal pay downs of pension debt. It also prioritizes one-time investments aimed at tackling the main issues driving California’s affordability crisis.
Nayah STEAM for Kids

Nayah STEAM for Kids – Nayah Solutions, Inc. announces California launch of free calendar for STEAM events for kids

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nayah Solutions, Inc., an educational training company, announces the launch of Nayah STEAM for Kids, a free calendar that lists science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) events in the San Francisco Bay area.
Adventure Out - Stand Up Paddleboarding

Stand Up Paddleboarding Clinics and Tours in San Francisco launched by Adventure Out LLC, California’s leader in outdoor adventure

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Adventure Out, California's leader in outdoor adventure, is now holding Stand Up Paddleboard clinics and tours at Mission Bay & Mission Creek Park in San Francisco. These programs will bring Adventure Out's professional and quality programming to the heart of San Francisco. On and off-board instruction will ensure that all participants are hitting the water safely and responsibly.
SecuGen U10 SF

SecuGen Brings Fingerprint Biometrics to Microsoft Remote Desktop with New 2019 SDK Plugin

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen is pleased to announce the release of the SecuGen SDK Plugin for Microsoft Remote Desktop. The new plugin allows users of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services to scan their fingerprint with a SecuGen reader connected to their local device and use that fingerprint to remotely authenticate to a SecuGen biometric application delivered over a secure Remote Desktop session.
Paragon Insurance - Erik Kriens

Paragon Insurance Strengthens Wine Industry Operations with Promotion of Erik Kriens to Regional President in the West

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC ("Paragon"), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced the promotion of Erik Kriens to Regional President. Kriens is based in Paragon's San Francisco office and reports directly to Paragon CEO and Co-founder Ron Ganiats.
Sean Dlal of BCAL

Bank of Southern California NA Names Mr. Sean Dlal Managing Director of Business Banking

SAN DIEGO, 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 that Sean Dlal has joined the company as Managing Director of Business Banking in Del Mar. He will be responsible for expanding Bank of Southern California's client base by actively seeking new business opportunities in the San Diego region.
https://citizenwire.com/2019/05/10/news-new-book-total-sht-donald-trump-skewers-the-president/

Temecula United Adds Former Chivas USA Coach Carlos Juarez to Staff

TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Temecula United Soccer Club announces the hiring of Carlos Juarez to oversee the Club's Coaching Education Program. He will also coach the Boys 2003 and Boys 2007 teams at the Club. In what is seen as a major hiring coup by Temecula United, Carlos brings more than 30 years of top-level experience to the Club having worked at all levels of the game including the U.S. Men's National Team and Major League Soccer.
Market for Bioelectronic Medicine

Neurotech Reports: New Market Research Report on Bioelectronic Medicine Forecasts $16.6B Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A newly published market research report from Neurotech Reports, the leading market intelligence firm in the neurotechnology industry, forecasts that the worldwide market for bioelectronic medicine and related technologies will reach $16.6 billion by 2025.
Eldercare Services

Absolute Trust Talk – The New Old Age: America’s Elders Fumbling Through the Journey of Aging

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Linda Fodrini-Johnson, Founder and Executive Director of Eldercare Services, to discuss the solution to aging with ease.
MAGLITE - National Hardware Show

MAGLITE to be featured in the Hardware Roadshow at the 2019 National Hardware Show

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MAG Instrument Inc. (MAG), the world leader in flashlight technology, will once again have a very significant presence at the 2019 National Hardware Show. Maglite has also been selected to be one of very few products to be featured in the National Hardware Roadshow.
Mortgage Quality Management

MQMR Hires Mortgage Compliance Exec Jeff Christensen as Vice President of Sales

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that it has hired Jeff Christensen as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Christensen will be responsible for leading sales, driving new business opportunities and expanding awareness of the MQMR brand in the market.
BlackFin Group

BlackFin Group in Irvine CA Officially Launches Financial Services Consulting Practice

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- BlackFin Group - a boutique-style consulting firm focused on mortgage banking and financial services - announced that it has formally launched operations with the goal of bringing a unique method to projects that drastically deviates from the way traditional consulting practices work with clients.
Oleta Adams and David Benoit

Asia America Symphony Association announces: One Night Only – Oleta Adams and David Benoit Benefit Concert

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Asia America Symphony Association (AASA) presents a Benefit Concert for youth in arts featuring internationally acclaimed vocalist, Oleta Adams on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Oleta will be joined by Music Director, Pianist and Conductor, David Benoit, and members of the Asia America Youth Symphony Orchestra (AAYS).
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces its Q1-2019 Results and Reports Growth Amidst Expansion

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. Total assets grew to $769 million for the first quarter of 2019, a 47% increase compared to the first quarter of 2018. Quarterly net income increased 72% to $1.85 million compared to $1.07 million in Q1 of 2018. Total loans ended the quarter at $629 million and total deposits were $636 million.
DOCG 1969-2019

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Announces 2019 Communications Campaign for U.S. Audience

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. is pleased to announce its 2019 communications program for the United States. The Consorzio of vine-growers, winemaking companies and bottlers from Italy's Conegliano Valdobbiadene, which was established to safeguard the standards of what eventually became the D.O.C.G. criteria in crafting wines of the highest quality and distinct provenance, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the appellation.
EPIC Insurance

EPIC Insurance Brokers Acquires Book of Business of Brokers Insurance Mart, Inc. (BIM)

LIVERMORE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it acquired in an asset sale the book of business of Brokers Insurance Mart, Inc. (BIM) on April 15, 2019.
Orchid Bay

Legacy Global Development Offers $100K Discount to Buyers of Its Brand New, Beachfront Condos at Orchid Bay, Belize

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Global Development today announced they are offering a $100,000 discount to buyers who reserve a Beachfront Condo in Tower-C at Orchid Bay, Belize. Interested buyers can also save $500 when booking a Discovery Stay, which is a 4-day, 3-night vacation to view the property and experience the Orchid Bay community and Belize, firsthand.
NotaryCam

NotaryCam and Milo Credit Team To Complete International Remote Online Closing Transaction

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam(R), the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it has partnered with Milo Credit to complete the lender's first remote online closing (ROC) transaction.
Leslie Winick

Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT) Bolsters Executive Management Team with Addition of Leslie Winick as Chief Strategy Officer

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Leslie Winick has joined the company as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). In this newly created position, Ms. Winick will play an integral role in helping MCT hone its strategic direction, further increase market share, manage rapid growth, and delight clients.
EPIC Insurance

At 2019 Retail Asset Protection Conference EPIC’s Kevin Ach and Walter Palmer to Present on Business Continuity and Theft

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Practice Leader Walter Palmer will facilitate a session on May 6 at Retail Asset Protection Conference and Vice President of Risk Assurance Kevin Ach will present on May 7 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort in Denver.
Voice Force - How it Works

VOICE FORCE Launches Online Voice Casting Platform for Industry Pros

BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A new online casting platform and production management tool - VoiceForce.net - aimed at the $15 billion voice-over market, has been launched by Voice Force, a small group of voice industry professionals headquartered in Burbank, California.
Edupoint Student Information System

The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum Selects Edupoint Synergy Education Platform

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Purchasing the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform has just become easier for OETC Consortium member school districts in California, Washington, and Alaska. Following a rigorous competitive bid process, the OETC Consortium selected Synergy Student Information System (SIS) by Edupoint(R) Educational Systems and the full ecosystem of Synergy modules that work with Synergy SIS to make up Synergy Education Platform.
Talon Character Zip

Talon Celebrates National Zipper Day with Revolutionary Proprietary Zipper Launch – The Character Zip

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As a celebration of National Zipper Day, The World's Original Zipper Company is poised to disrupt the apparel and accessory market with its latest invention and add another reason to celebrate the day that changed our lives forever. Talon International Inc. (OTCQB: TALN) is excited to unveil a revolutionary zipper to the industry.
Author Dr. Guynes signing book

Pyramid Press Announces New Book: ‘Peter Drucker’s System of Management in a Business Environment’ by Luther Guynes, PhD

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pyramid Press announced today the Release of the New Book: "Peter Drucker's System of Management in a Business Environment" (ISBN: 978-0996893558) by one of Peter Drucker's First Students, Luther Guynes, Ph.D.
The Commander in Crap Brush

Commander in Crap Creator Achieves YUGE Success with Trump Toilet Brush

ENCINITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Michelle Rubel, owner of SpacedOutDesigns and the inventor and creator of Commander in Crap, is helping make toilets great again(TM) with her viral invention, a Donald Trump toilet brush that American and international customers are gladly grabbing to clean up their crap.
Absolute Trust Talk with Kirsten Howe

Absolute Trust Talk with Kirsten Howe: Tax Law Changes Impact Charitable Giving – Is Philanthropy Motivated by Tax Reasons Dead?

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Michael Crvarich, Vice President of Legacy Giving at the John Muir Health Foundation, to discuss how an individual's core value system is the new driving force behind charitable giving.
Jerron Wilbut

Jerron Wilbut Declares for the NBA Draft, Coach Michael Miller and the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity Announce

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Coach Michael Miller and the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity announce former Seton Hall recruit Jerron Wilbut's decision to declare for the NBA Draft. Wilbut, originally from Chicago, had a stellar season on and off the court while leading ULACD in scoring.
Temecula United Coach Aaron Kieley

Temecula United Soccer Club announces the hiring of former Fulham FC Academy player and former Arsenal FC South coach, Aaron Kiely

TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Temecula United Soccer Club announces the hiring of former Fulham FC Academy player and former Arsenal FC South coach, Aaron Kiely, as their new Technical Director and Head Coach.
FAST TIMES 80s band

FAST TIMES and RUBIX KUBE LA prove the ’80s rule the Sunset Strip every Monday at the Whisky a Go Go...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The FAST TIMES band and RUBIX KUBE LA, two of the nation's biggest '80s tribute bands, are pleased to announce a co-headlining residency at the legendary Whisky a Go Go. This event kicks off on April 29, 2019 and will run every Monday night.
SecuGen Unity 20 Bluetooth

SecuGen Releases Apple iOS Compatibility with New Unity 20 Bluetooth Fingerprint Tech

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the new Unity 20 Bluetooth fingerprint reader which is now compatible with Apple iOS.
Intellmedia team at NAB 2019

IntelliMedia Wins Two Product of the Year Awards at 2019 NAB Show

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based leading immersive media technology provider IntelliMedia, bagged not one but two of the coveted Product of the Year awards at the world's largest media tech expo NAB 2019, which concluded recently in Las Vegas.
Galileo Camps for Kids

Galileo Learning Ranked No.1 on 2019 Bay Area Best Place to Work List

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, announced today that it has been ranked #1 in its category of the 2019 Bay Area Best Places To Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
WENTE Vineyards - California

Wente Vineyards Announces its 2019 Sustainable Winegrowing Report Card for Earth Day

LIVERMORE VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In honor of today's Earth Day 2019, Wente Vineyards is proud to share an updated series of green initiatives and programming, all of which reflect the winery's longstanding (136 years and counting!) and ongoing commitment to sustainable wine growing.
SecuGen U10 SF

At Connect:ID 2019, SecuGen to Release its U10-SF, the World’s Smallest Programmable Fingerprint Module

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the official release of the U10-SF, an ultra-slim standalone fingerprint sensor module designed for OEMs and developers to integrate with their products that require fingerprint biometric functionality.

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