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LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fostering UNITY will present their 4th annual Winter Wonderland event at the organization’s headquarters in Acton, CA on Saturday, December 10 from 4-8pm. This free event sold out in less than one week! Families who pre-registered on Eventbrite will bring hundreds of children in foster care to the 10-acre Heritage House in Acton, CA to experience a dazzling drive-through display of colorful lights, festive music, beautiful decorations, an abundance of snow, a choir of carolers, family-friendly activities, and of course – Santa and his elves.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced the release of BAMCO, a new marketplace for co-issue loan sales. Co-issue loan sales, also known as flow-based mortgage servicing rights (MSR) sales, are a three-way transaction involving the sale of loans to one of the agencies with a simultaneous sale of the MSRs to a separate third party.
Golden State Pops Orchestra presents the 2022 HOLIDAY POPS Spectacular at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra rings in the holiday season with joyous music and high spirits on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 8 p.m. in the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, California. Celebrate the holiday season with Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, and the Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale, with the "Holiday Pops Spectacular."
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Roberson brothers are two pictures of success. Jacen, the younger brother, was recently drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the sixteenth round. Meanwhile, his older brother, Cameron, graduated last year from the University of Mass. Amherst, which he attended on a full-ride scholarship. They attribute a portion of their combined athletic-academic success to their connection with We Are G.A.M.E. (Getting Athletes Mentoring and Education).
NotaryCam ‘Help a Hero’ initiative 2022 provides complimentary online notarization for military service members
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam, a Stewart-owned company and a pioneering provider of remote online notarization and identity verification / authentication technology for real estate and legal transactions, today announced its semi-annual "Help a Hero" initiative will run Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13, 2022, and once again offer free remote online notarization (RON) sessions to United States veterans and current service members.
San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier 2022 Etoile d’Escoffier Culinary Scholarship Recipients
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) is delighted to announce that five recipients have been awarded the Etoile d'Escoffier Culinary Scholarship in 2022. L'Etoile scholarships support outstanding female students and graduates in achieving their professional aspirations as they become the next leaders of the culinary industry.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best execution loan sales, and centralized lock desk services, announced today that Jennifer Kennelly has been appointed as the new Senior Director of MCT's quickly expanding Investor Services team.
Todd-versations Lunchtime Heroes: Shining a light on School Nutrition and the ‘Lunchtime Heroes’ that make it happen
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Todd Linsky Consulting (TLC) announced today: TLC-Todd-versations, in collaboration with the Chef Ann Foundation, brings you stories from across our great country on positive changes to the school nutrition landscape, "Todd-versations Lunchtime Heroes."
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- CDF Labor Law LLP (CDF) proudly congratulates Marie DiSante, Founding and Firm Managing Partner, for being named the recipient of the Vistage 2022 Orange County "Lifetime Achievement Award." Vistage is the world's largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT®, the leader in capital markets software and services supporting more lenders with hedging and pipeline management solutions than any other single provider, is pleased to present the MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices for October 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.
New illustrated children’s book celebrates magic of adoption and diversity through creative storytelling
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Adam Swain Ferguson, founder, Purple Fox Entertainment, is a creative producer and author. His new book release, "Love Without Wings: An Adoption Fairytale" (ISBN: 979-8986768014), was inspired by a true story - his own story - and celebrates diverse families made complete through adoption. It's scheduled to be released during National Adoption Month on November 19, National Adoption Day.
Domaine Carneros by Taittinger and Voluspa light up the holiday season with Sparkling Cuvée Candle and Sparkling Wine duo
NAPA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Two iconic California-based handcrafted brands come together this holiday season with the release of the limited edition "Sparkling Cuvée" Signature Duo, featuring a luxuriously scented Voluspa candle and Sparkling Wine by the ever-elegant Domaine Carneros by Taittinger, paired in holiday gift packaging. Artisans of the senses, Voluspa and Domaine Carneros worked closely to accent the aromas of pink grapefruit and stone fruits found in the sparkling wine in the newest candle in the Voluspa portfolio
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced that 12 promising neurotechnology startups and early-stage firms will present at the 2022 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, November 7-8. The 22nd annual event - the most established in the industry - will also feature presentations and panel discussions on important issues confronting the neurotechnology industry.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation announces its 11th annual gala celebration event and auction, taking place at the San Francisco Wine School in South San Francisco on Saturday, November 12, 2022, from 5-10 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced it has acquired SLCO LLC, headquartered in Lafayette, California. The acquisition expands EPIC's growing presence in Northern California and adds to its client offerings both regionally and nationally.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Anita Huang has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President within its Life and Executive Benefits practice managed by Vanbridge, an EPIC company.
Trust Administration 101: Absolute Trust Counsel to Hold Free Virtual Trust Administration Event for California CFPs and CPAs
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leading Bay Area estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel will host a free virtual event, The Absolute Trust Academy Trust Administration 101, on October 28, 2022, to equip CPAs and CFPs with a stronger knowledge of trust administration processes. The webinar is aimed at enhancing advisors' client services and relationships.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and a pioneering provider of remote online notarization and identity verification/authentication technology for real estate and legal transactions, announced today that its founder and outgoing Division President Rick Triola has been named a 2022 HousingWire Vanguard.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Immigration Law Office of Los Angeles, P.C., a full-service immigration law practice that handles employment, investment, and family immigration cases, has achieved a landmark victory for a client unfairly refused permanent residency. The case has also fundamentally changed U.S. immigration policy.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Founded by two black doctors who tired of watching patients who looked like them die sicker and younger, Welfie is launching "Booster Troop," a fun health media literacy initiative that helps underserved children better spot misinformation. It launches October 24 for Media Literacy Week, and it includes a 7-minute animated episode in both English and Spanish, a lesson plan, and other classroom materials. Welfie provides culturally competent health and mental health education and care coordination to schools.
Legacy Launch Pad Releases Personal Finance Guidebook to Achieving Financial Security by Dan Nicholson
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing has released "RIGGING THE GAME: How to Achieve Financial Certainty, Navigate Risk and Make Money on Your Own Terms" (ISBN: 978-1956955439 paperback), written by Dan Nicholson. In "RIGGING THE GAME," Nicholson reveals why some entrepreneurs seem to always win while others routinely fail. (Spoiler alert: it's not luck.)
LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The 4th Annual Long Beach Gives campaign, an online giving day sponsored by the City's leading nonprofit funders and nonprofit support organizations, invites donors from throughout the city and beyond to give to the local nonprofit of their choosing. This year, the effort raised $1,965,539 to support 232 participating nonprofits. BOSS™ (Business Of Student Success) raised $130,000 from more than 300 donors, making it the second most contributed to charity in this year's campaign.
ARTESIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Radixweb, a global leader in the field of IT Consulting and custom software development since 2000, has recently been conferred the Gold Globee award for superior IT Consultation at the 12th Annual Business Excellence Awards, 2022 edition.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Hamster Pro Trio, a multi-factor authentication device that contains an FBI-certified FAP 20 fingerprint reader and both contact and contactless smart card readers.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- American Range, a privately held manufacturer of commercial and residential cooking appliances, was sold to Hatco, an employee-owned manufacturer of warming, cooking, sanitizing, and cooling equipment. KROST CPAs & Consultants acted as the exclusive financial advisor to American Range in its transaction to Hatco Corporation.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Engage by Cell announces the rebranding of former divisions Guide by Cell, Give by Cell, and Train by Cell to create a cohesive and clear client experience. Engage by Cell has served as a catchall for the growing divisions under the "by Cell" umbrella for years and will now serve as the company's sole iteration.
Top Colleges and U.S. Universities to Attend Vistamar School 14th Annual Multicultural Student College Fair on October 16, 2022
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On October 16, 2022, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Vistamar School hosts its 14th annual Multicultural Student College Fair at Vistamar School, 737 Hawaii Street in El Segundo. Open to all students, this College Admissions Fair is an opportunity for high school students to meet representatives and alumni from a wide range of top colleges, universities, and service academies from across the country. These institutions seek to meet Los Angeles area high school students of all backgrounds.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), an industry-leading capital markets advisory firm, announced that it has been named Best Places to Work 2022 by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ). MCT was ranked number seven in the medium-sized company category (50 - 249 U.S. employees). This award is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in San Diego that benefit the county's economy, workforce, and local businesses.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT®, the leader in capital markets software and services supporting more lenders with hedging and pipeline management solutions than any other single provider, is pleased to present the MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices for September 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.
PBS SoCal and Our L.A. Present Documentary Film: ‘Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and The Politics of Race’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race" reveals the life and legacy of the first African American mayor elected in a major American city, with an overwhelmingly white majority, and will be broadcast on PBS SoCal on Thursday, October 6 at 8:30 p.m., Our L.A. announced today. The encore presentation of the award-winning documentary is being released during another historic Los Angeles mayoral race occurring now. It is also available on PBS.org, and on PBS and World Channel's Saturday Playlist Initiative on race.
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Since 1979, MAG Instrument has manufactured its quality, innovative MAGLITE flashlights to meet the lighting and safety needs of outdoors enthusiasts, law enforcement, firefighters, military, mechanics, construction workers, and more. Mossy Oak and Maglite are pleased to announce Mossy Oak camouflage patterns are now available on the Maglite XL50 LED 3-Cell AAA mini flashlight.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of a new board member, Maggie Heile, joining this month as co-chair of fundraising. Heile joins just before the foundation's annual gala celebration, which plays a crucial role in raising the funds required to provide wine education scholarships to wine and hospitality professionals in need of assistance.
South Bay Media Company, Local Anchor, Teams with The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to Launch Kindness Card Initiative
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Local Anchor joins the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to kick off the annual "Season for Sharing" campaign. Local Anchor will mobilize the South Bay Los Angeles communities with a Kindness Cards initiative to bring a personal touch to food delivery around Thanksgiving time.
31 dogs saved from dog-meat farm in China have arrived in California following year-long CDC dog ban
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- hina Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization, committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse, and neglect in China, has rescued into the U.S. the first large shipments of dogs from China following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dog ban.
California State Soccer Association South (Cal South) Celebrates 20 Year Partnership with Sports Connect with Historic Extension
FULLERTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State Soccer Association - South (Cal South), the official youth and adult state soccer association of the United States Soccer Federation, US Youth Soccer, and the United States Adult Soccer Association, has announced a multi-year partnership with Sports Connect, powered by Stack Sports, as the Exclusive Technology and Online Registration Provider for the state.
Mirza Davitaia, of GI-Films, Announces First Adaptation of the 12th Century Poem Widely Recognized as World Cultural Heritage in Literature
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A new animated film "The Knight in the Tiger's Skin" by Mirza Davitaia, of GI-Films, will be released in the Laemmle Theater on October 7, 2022. This is the first adaptation of the medieval poem by Shota Rustaveli.
Kaloust Guedel, Excessivism Artist, Offers Innovative Approach to Bringing Historical Roots to Contemporary Art
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Over the past four decades, Kaloust Guedel has worked in diverse styles and techniques, constantly searching for the "perfect" resonance, ever aware that his search is an endless one. His next experiment was to combine a painting he had painted with a sculpture he didn't particularly like.
PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- KROST CPAs & Consultants was recognized as the Best of the Best Firm and Top 100 Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting in 2022. Based on revenue, KROST was ranked 75th among the largest firms in the country, out of nearly 600 firms. With a net revenue of greater than $65 million, KROST was able to rise from the firm's previous ranking of 81st in 2021's IPA Survey and Analysis of Firms.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Employers Association (CEA) has been receiving an uptick in requests on training programs, specifically those which prepare new managers on how to address the topic of employee wellbeing. Employers are beginning to understand that employee wellbeing is a critical component to their company's success and a necessary ingredient to retaining and attracting top talent.
Keeping Local Dollars Local, Yiftee Inc. Surpasses 400 Community eGift Cards – Adds New In-Person Sales Capability
MENLO PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As of today, Yiftee, Inc. is offering another way to "Keep Local Dollars Local" with its new "Order Desk" capability. City offices, Chambers of Commerce, Main Streets, and Downtown Associations can now sell their custom-branded Community eGift Cards to walk-in buyers and at public events, in addition to online sales.
Death Row Resident and Author Jarvis Jay Masters Reveals Poignant Childhood Trauma in Compassion Prison Project Podcast
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Compassion Prison Project Founder and Compassion in Action podcast host, Fritzi Horstman, has released a riveting, in-depth interview with San Quentin death row resident and author, Jarvis Jay Masters, author of "That Bird Has My Wings: The Autobiography of an Innocent Man on Death Row." Oprah Winfrey has recently selected "That Bird Has My Wings" as her latest pick for Oprah's Book Club.
CALABASAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- BabyLiveAdvice, the leading virtual maternal telehealth provider, announced the completion of a $1.1 million seed investment led by Venn Ventures and Synergen Technology Labs. BabyLiveAdvice, founded by CEO Sigi Marmorstein, RN, PHN, MSN, FNP-BC, partners with healthcare providers and health systems to support coordinated, comprehensive prenatal, postpartum, and infant care.
CSUSB’s Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship Releases 2022 State of Entrepreneurship Minority Report
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE) at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) has released the first-ever State of Entrepreneurship Minority Report. Among the key findings is 35% of inland businesses are owned by minority entrepreneurs with Hispanic owners representing the largest portion at 16%.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT®, the leader in capital markets software and services supporting more lenders with hedging and pipeline management solutions than any other single provider, is pleased to present the MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices for August 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.
INC. 5000 Ranks Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®) On Its 2022 Fastest Growing Private Companies List For 11th Time
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Inc. 5000 named MCT to its 2022 list of winners for the nation's fastest-growing private companies. MCT ranked number 4713 with three-year sales growth of 90% percent. This is the second year in a row that MCT made Inc. 5000's list and the company's 11th year making the list since its inception.
The Joy Factory and Augmentir Partner to Offer AI and Productivity Solutions for Mobile Connected Workforces
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Global mobile tablet accessory manufacturer The Joy Factory has partnered with smart workforce solutions provider Augmentir™ to deliver the tools needed by today's mobile connected workers to boost productivity, streamline processes, improve work quality, and ensure safety particularly in the fields of Oil & Gas, Energy & Utilities, and Manufacturing.
TMC Emerging Technology Fund LP invests in Willow Servicing, participates in a $6 million seed round
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry, announced today that the TMC Emerging Technology Fund LP (the "Fund") recently participated in a $6 million seed round for Willow Servicing. The round was led by Thomvest Ventures, with participation from Global Asset Capital, Webb Investment Network and Zigg Capital.
Matthew Weber and Jonathan Louie Appointed to KROST's Principal in Development ProgramLOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles-based CPA firm, KROST CPAs & Consultants, appoints Matthew Weber, CPA, MAcc, and Jonathan Louie, CPA, MST, to join KROST's Principal in Development (PID) program.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie Inc, a cutting-edge company focused on iOS software for 10+ years, announces the release of AnyUnlock 2.0, a more complete, secure, and instant iPhone password unlocker. It integrates 12 features for users to solve all iOS password issues, like Unlock Screen Passcode, Bypass MDM, Bypass iCloud Activation, Unlock Apple ID, Remove SIM Lock, etc.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California firm, ProNova Partners, has been chosen to handle the sale of the patent and rights to an easily removable mesh sling based on the natural encapsulation around monofilament wires or its interconnected narrow and flat strips. This encapsulation allows its easy removability.