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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.
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.
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Appoints Rick Beatty Vice President, Underwriter

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has named Rick Beatty Vice President, Underwriter. He will be responsible for structuring, analyzing and underwriting commercial credit for small to middle market companies as well as managing an existing portfolio of clients.
Tiffany McClellan of EPIC

Tiffany McClellan of EPIC to Present on Designing Benefits Plans at HRE Health and Benefits Leadership Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Regional Director of Employee Benefits Tiffany McClellan, CEBS, will present at the Human Resource Executive (HRE) Health & Benefits Leadership Conference on Thursday, April 25 at 11:30 a.m. at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
NotaryCam

NotaryCam Completes Its First Remote Online Notarization eWill 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 executed its first electronic will (eWill) transaction in Nevada using remote online notarization (RON). The transaction was conducted on behalf of a client of Reno-based law firm Laub and Laub.
An American in Paris concert

Music and Art Come to Life with Asia America Symphony Association and Ryman Arts’ ‘Music On Canvas’ Performed to Gershwin’s ‘An...

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The ASIA AMERICA YOUTH SYMPHONY (AAYS) will premiere its first ever, "Music On Canvas". DAVID BENOIT, Music Director and Conductor, will lead the prestigious AAYS in a performance of Gershwin's classic "An American In Paris" while young artists from RYMAN ARTS create inspired artworks live on stage to the music.
Mortgage Capital Trading - MCT

Mortgage Capital Trading Reorganizes Sales Processes, Expands National Sales Team, and Forms Customer Success Group

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, today announced it has restructured the company's internal sales processes, bolstered the sales team, and launched a Customer Success Group (CSG). Implementation of the changes pave the way for significant growth as the company continues innovating, launching new products and services, and on-boarding clients.
815 Paseo Miramar

Realtor Leslie Kavanaugh Offers Top Luxury Listing Perched High on Its Own Promontory in Prime Pacific Palisades

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This is the Pacific Palisades and you have the key to unlock California's most exclusive views. Welcome home to 815 Paseo Miramar, a custom built 10,371 square foot Nantucket style estate which is sure to make you the envy of everyone. Luxury Estate Realtor, Leslie Kavanaugh, has announced this exceptional property offered for $25 Million.
Tony DiVita of Bank Southern Calif.

Bank of Southern California NA Names Tony DiVita Chief Operating Officer

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has named Tony DiVita Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. Mr. DiVita joined Bank of Southern California in 2011 and most recently held the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Banking Officer.
Matrix Systems

Matrix Systems in San Leandro Presents Commercial Air Filtration System Services Tip Sheet

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Installing a commercial air filtration system is not a magical solution for air pollution control, says Matrix Systems. These complex systems require several services in order to make sure that the system functions as designed. Here are five services that needed to keep a commercial air filtration system running effectively after installation.
IntelliMedia Networks at 2019 NAB Show

IntelliMedia Networks’ HoloPort and Mixie on shortlist for 2019 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards

CERRITOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leading Cloud video solutions provider IntelliMedia Networks’ (NAB 2019 Booth SU 8924) two products have been shortlisted for 2019 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards. The 18-year old media solutions company based out of Los Angeles, provides IP video delivery and streaming media solutions.
Reconciled

Reconciled Expands with New Los Angeles Location providing Online Bookkeeping Services for Entrepreneurs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Reconciled is pleased to announce the opening of a new satellite office in Los Angeles. The online bookkeeping firm for entrepreneurs launched a L.A. office in partnership with local bookkeeping firm Logistis to expand services to entrepreneurs in the greater L.A. region.
Dr Don Harte

SB 276: California doesn’t trust its own Medical Doctors on Vaccinations, says Dr. Don Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist, former Libertarian State Senate candidate, issues a dire warning against SB 276, which will eliminate the medical exemption for vaccination. "This is political-medical terrorism of parents and children."
Gaylin Anderson of BCAL

Bank of Southern California NA Names Gaylin Anderson to Chief Banking Officer

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has appointed Gaylin Anderson Executive Vice President, Chief Banking Officer. Mr. Anderson previously served as Executive Vice President, Market Executive, and was responsible for the bank's growth within the newly added Los Angeles and Orange County markets.
Orchid Bay - Your Home in Paradise

As Belize Becomes Recognized as a Top Destination for Travelers and Expats, Orchid Bay Presents a Prime Opportunity for Homeowners

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As many North Americans are purchasing vacation homes, and retirees are choosing to move to tropical destinations full-time or part-time, Belize is quickly becoming the top choice for home buyers, says Legacy Global Development.
Butterfly Palladium rendering

Development of Butterfly Sanctuary and Innovative Entertainment Venue ‘Stonewalled’ by City of Buena Park

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Garcia Rainey Blank & Bowerbank LLP (GRBB) today announced that the City of Buena Park, Calif. filed a lawsuit designed to halt its client, Butterfly Pavillion LLC, from completing a one-of-a-kind, world-class entertainment center for the city. Dubbed the "Butterfly Palladium," the project was to be the newest and highly sought after tourist attraction in Buena Park's plans to overhaul its aging entertainment corridor, which includes and surrounds Knott's Berry Farm.
Secugen unity 20 bluetooth

At ISC West 2019, SecuGen to Demonstrate Apple iOS Compatibility with New Unity 20 Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, will be demonstrating the new Unity(tm) 20 Bluetooth fingerprint reader with Apple's iOS at the ISC West 2019 in Las Vegas, the largest converged security industry trade show in the U.S.
Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR)

Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Passes Senate Committee – CA Sentator Portantino’s SB 172

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces its collaboration and partnership with California State Senator Anthony Portantino (D, SD 25) in the drafting of Senate Bill 172 Firearms, enhancing safe storage protections for the two most vulnerable populations in our society: the elderly and children.
Residents Medical

More than 11,000 Medical Residency Applicants Did Not Match Into Residency, says Residents Medical

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 14, 2019 the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) released the list of applicants that applied for a Post Graduate Training slot also known as a medical "Residency." There were just over 44,600 applicants that applied for 35,000 residency positions nationwide, says Residents Medical.
Orchid Bay

Legacy Global Development Announces Launch of its Paradise Retirement Plan at Orchid Bay, Belize

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Global Development today announced the launch of the Paradise Retirement Plan at its prestigious Orchid Bay, Belize property. As many North Americans are purchasing vacation homes prior to retirement, then choosing to live in their vacation home full-time after they retire, the Paradise Retirement Plan is a home ownership program customized to cater to this growing real estate trend.
NotaryCam

NotaryCam Named to Sixth Annual 2019 HW Tech100 List

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 been included on the sixth annual HW Tech100(TM) list published by housing and mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire. This marks NotaryCam's debut on the HW Tech100 list.

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