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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.
GETEC Industrial North America

Getec Industries in Torrance is Operating at Full Manufacturing Capacity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Getec Industrial is proud to announce that they are operating at full capacity. "We are 100% open for business, and we have enacted several new policies in accordance with CDC guidelines in response to the COVID-19 outbreak," says Hart Cardozo III, COO of Getec Industries.
Pastor Klann Retreat setting in Laguna Hills

‘Real Power Today’ led by Pastor Arnie Klann kicks off his 2020 Spiritual Warfare Retreats in California

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pastor Arnie Klann, "Real Power Today" announced. Pastor Klann is thrilled to have the opportunity to kick off ministry "that speaks to the unusual and trying times of today, that can lead to strong spiritual interface."
DocMagic

Amid Ongoing Work-From-Home Requirements, DocMagic Provides its eSign Tech at No Cost to Boost Employee Productivity

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced it has made an agnostic version of its eSign technology available for free in order to help organizations increase productivity, efficiency and compliance among work-from-home employees during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders as well as after they are lifted.
The PPE Supply Co.

San Diego-based The PPE Supply Co. distributes medical supplies nationwide to hospitals and government agencies

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A local San Diego company, The PPE Supply Co., plays a significant role in getting hospitals and government agencies the PPE they need. Located in San Marcos, California the company began in an attempt to help during the coronavirus crisis.
iMobie Launches AnyUnlock

iMobie Launches AnyUnlock to Remove Various iPhone Locks, Allowing Users to Freely Enjoy iPhone Again

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie, a tech company who is devoted to making digital life easy & efficient for global users, announced a new product release: AnyUnlock - iPhone Password Unlocker! It can unlock various passwords for iOS devices securely and quickly, including Apple ID, screen passcode, Screen Time passcode, and even encrypted iTunes backup, with the highest success rate.
Artist Ayzay Ukwuoma

Images of Artist Ayzay Ukwuoma’s Performance from Before Pandemic Become Increasingly Relevant as Places Re-open, Fates Unfold

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- An American artist, Ayzay Ukwuoma, presents new images from an art performance he had done less than one month before the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today's practice of social distancing, currently makes the performance impossible to do.
native garden and butterfly sculpture at Casa Romantica

Casa Romantica Re-opens Gardens to Public During Spring Bloom in San Clemente

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, an award-winning Southern California 501(c)(3) nonprofit, opened their gardens to the public on Friday, May 22, in accordance with social distancing and safety guidelines provided by the state of California.
Toray Advanced Composites

Toray Advanced Composites TC346 Epoxy Resin System for Motorsports Receives Flame-Retardancy Certification

MORGAN HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Toray Advanced Composites announces that its industry-leading Toray TC346 prepreg resin system has passed the SFI 56.1 and UL94 V0 flame-retardancy tests. The passing of these stringent flame-retardancy tests further demonstrates how the Toray TC346 system is ideally suited to satisfy the rigorous demands of the Formula One, NASCAR, and other high performance automotive and motorsport markets.
AutoAccident.com - Personal Injury Lawyers

AutoAccident.com: As Lawsuits Mount, Johnson & Johnson Ends Sales of Talc-Based Baby Powder

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AutoAccident.com: After a century of selling baby powder, Johnson & Johnson has decided to pull the plug on further sales of its talc-based product. Sales will officially end in the U.S. and Canada after supplies already on the shelf run out.
Tapcheck

HealthCare Synergy and Tapcheck Partner to Better Serve Home Health Community Workers

TARZANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Employee recruitment and retention continue to be top-of-mind human resource concerns for businesses around the country. That's why financial solutions company such as Tapcheck are partnering with companies to provide flexible solutions for employees.
HUMANLY and The Kleinbach Group

TKG Implements the Humanly AI Platform to Efficiently Connect Talent With Opportunity

GRANITE BAY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TKG, a boutique recruiting firm specializing in clinical diagnostics, is rolling out Humanly's AI-based conversational recruiting platform to help streamline the team's ability to connect exceptional talent with their Fortune 500 healthcare clients.
3rd Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows

Record Early Enrollment for Lower Extremity IEP Fellows, Residents & Young Surgeon 3rd Annual Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc. and Bespa Global, LLC, co-organizers of the program, announced today that despite the change of date for its 3rd Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons Course it is still experiencing record early registration. The course, originally scheduled for May 1-3 will take place from Nov. 6-8, 2020 at The Omni Downtown, Austin, Texas.
California Bluegrass Association - Turn Your Radio OnLINE

California Bluegrass Association Announces Turn Your Radio OnLINE Music Event

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Bluegrass Association (CBA) has announced the launch of Turn Your Radio OnLINE, a webcast series starting Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 6 p.m. Pacific Time, and continuing each Saturday through June 20. This new online music event is inspired by the CBA's annual Father's Day Festival, held in Grass Valley, California, since 1975.
Gabriele Ciampi

Musician Producer Gabriele Ciampi’s New Release ‘She Walks in Beauty’ Musically Transforms Lord Byron’s Poetry into Hopeful Message

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With lyrics inspired by famed poet, Lord Byron, Gabriele Ciampi's, "She Walks in Beauty" was composed and orchestrated by him to pay tribute to the heroes on the frontline of the current pandemic. This eloquent music video serves as a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel with the promise of a return to normal. The video and song will be released, worldwide, on May 15 by Universal Music Group.
FEAR OF EVIL (F.O.E.) movie

Mysterious Pandemic breaks out in psych thriller movie ‘Face Of Evil’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Awarded psychological thriller/horror film "Face Of Evil" (F.O.E.), produced by V-Movie Productions, turns out prophetic and realistic once again. Topical for the latest mass shootings afflicting our country, the movie is hot again for the recent pandemic outbreak of Corona Virus afflicting the world. A killer soundtrack wraps up the picture.
12Traits - Personal Growth Report

12traits At Home Wellbeing Assessment: Gaming and Mental Health During 2020 Pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As increased feelings of anxiety and depression rise during this global pandemic, 12traits announces the release of a free assessment and report breaking down the psychology of health and wellbeing as it pertains to COVID-19 circumstances - especially the decrease in physical contact due to social distancing measures.
IMPRES Technology Solutions

IMPRES Technology Solutions Selected for GSA’s Government-wide Single Award Dell Rugged Products BPA

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- IMPRES Technology Solutions, Inc., a leading IT solutions provider for the US Federal Government, today announced an estimated $67 million award to provide standardized, pre-configured rugged laptop devices to federal customers via the General Services Administration AdvantageSelect program.
ero Mammoth is an air filtration device

Startup Designs ‘Hero Mammoth’ Nasal Respirator to Protect Airways While Freeing the Mouth

WINTERS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Modern Mammoth Technologies, LLC, is announcing the launch of a unique nasal respirator to provide more protection to more people-especially the frontline heroes. Modern Mammoth is a startup founded by two veterinarians, Dr's Valerie Fournier and Alejandro Garcia.
Book: CIRCUMCISION SCAR - by Jay. J. Jackson

Hookona Books Presents ‘Circumcision Scar’ a Powerful LGBTQ Memoir by Jay J. Jackson

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Hookona Books is proud to release an intensely personal story that cuts close to home for everyone who values protecting children, First Amendment rights, and body integrity. "Circumcision Scar" (ISBN: 978-1734555806) is the unprecedented story about Jay J. Jackson's 35-year foreskin restoration and how Christian American doctors forced this mandate onto a nation.

Magnifi Group announces Record Early Spine Fellows & Young Surgeon Enrollment for 10th Annual Spine IEP Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc., announced today it is experiencing record early registration for its 10th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program). The course will be conducted November 20-22 at The Fairmont Hotel, Austin, Texas.
APOCRYPHILE PRESS

Online Literary Journal ‘COVID TALES’ Helps Readers Find Meaning During 2020 Quarantine

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- APOCRYPHILE PRESS, LLC (apocryphilepress.com) has announced the launch of a new online literary journal, "COVID TALES" featuring fiction, memoir, and poetry set during the Covid-19 Sheltering-in-place order.
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Funds More Than $487.8 Million in PPP Loans

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, announced today that it has funded more than $487.8 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. These results, as of 9:30 p.m. PDT on May 7, 2020, provided 1,940 local businesses affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) with critical financing to retain or restore jobs for 51,523 individuals.
KROST CPA - Inside Public Accounting

KROST CPAs Provides Much-Needed Help to Businesses Affected by the Economic Downturn Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles-based firm, KROST CPAs & Consultants, has launched several programs to assist businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic. Since April 2020, the firm has assisted hundreds of businesses and individuals through the development of COVID-19 resources.
Sacramento SPCA - Ms. Chonk

Sacramento SPCA is Giving More Than Shelter: Need for lifesaving work surging during pandemic

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that demand for its COVID-related services is surging in May despite an anticipated decrease based on federal stimulus and unemployment payments to Sacramento area residents. The increase in need comes at a time when the organization is preparing to expand programs, including adoptions, as part of the area's re-opening plans.
Superhero Cooking School

Superhero Cooking School, Hot New Comedy Show on YouTube, Provides Comedic Relief with Zoom-Filmed Episode

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Superhero Cooking School," a new web comedy series, has been generating laughs around the world. Featured exclusively on YouTube, Superhero Cooking School was created by Gina Nemo, an award-winning actress and filmmaker, and founder of G Plan Media, and has earned acclaim for its unique comedic style and Saturday Night Live vibes, where actors create characters and parody famous comic book personalities.
Wente Vineyards Virtual Wine Tasting Voice App

California’s Wente Vineyards offers First Ever Voice App Wine Tasting Experience

LIVERMORE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Wente Vineyards, the longest continuously owned and operated family winery, and a company of many firsts throughout its 137-year history, nationally launches today an interactive home wine tasting feature with both Alexa and Google home devices. A wine industry first, this ability to experience a guided wine tasting with one's smart device will bring the wine country experience straight to the home.
SUFI Psychology Association

Sufi Psychology Association – The Only COVID-19 Initiative that Brings Self-Care to Frontliners While in Action

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On National Nurses Day, the Sufi Psychology Association ("SPA"), through its "Caring for Our Caregivers" COVID-19 initiative, will provide direct access to hours of self-care and meditation programs to help bring solace to healthcare professionals fighting on the frontlines of this pandemic.
AutoAccident.com Staff

AutoAccident.com Delivers Food to its Sacramento Clients During COVID-19 Crisis

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Law Office of Edward A. Smith, dba AutoAccident.com, is providing food assistance to present and former clients of the firm by delivering groceries to their homes, free of charge.
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California, N.A. (BCAL) Announces Q1 2020 Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. Total assets increased to $852 million at March 31, 2020, up from $830 million in the prior quarter and an increase of 10.8% compared to March 31, 2019.
Certain Lending

Certain Lending Launches Major Survey of 500 Real Estate Investors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Certain Lending released a national survey of real estate investors. A majority of real estate investors expect COVID-19 will cause home prices to decline up to 20%. The survey of 569 real estate investors across the U.S., conducted between April 20 and 24, is the first of its kind.
ComForCare Home Care North County

ComForCare Home Care North County Implements Innovative OversightMD Inc. Solution to Protect Caregivers and Clients During COVID-19 Pandemic

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ComForCare Home Care North County San Diego, a leading provider of in-home care services, has partnered with OverSightMD Inc., the leader in employee & patient population oversight, to deliver daily employee and patient wellness screenings that can help to detect symptoms of COVID-19 and other communicable disease infections.
Bank of Southern California and CalWest Bank

Bank of Southern California, N.A. and CalWest Bancorp Announce Changes to Merger Agreement

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) and CalWest Bancorp (OTCBB: CALW), today announced that they have renegotiated the terms of their merger and have agreed to amend the initial Definitive Agreement announced on October 21, 2019 following shareholder meetings held on April 22, 2020.
Nailing It For America

Nailing It For America: Pledging 1,975 Meals and More, Marking 45 Years Since Refugees First Arrived in the US, April 30,...

WESTMINSTER, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Vietnamese Americans in Orange County's Little Saigon issued a "Nailing It For America" challenge to other Vietnamese communities throughout the country: Join the national day of giving back beginning Thursday, April 30 to help healthcare professionals and other front-line workers fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Top Hit-And-Run-Roads - AutoAccident.com

New Sacramento Accident Study from AUTOACCIDENT.COM Identifies and Maps Roads with Highest Hit-and-Run Rates

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AUTOACCIDENT.COM - According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic safety, a hit-and run-accident occurs about 60 times per minute. 36% of hit-and-run accidents in Sacramento between 2017-2018 have resulted in injury or death.
Alegria Fresh - Growspan

Alegría Fresh and Impact Bioenergy Sign a Strategic Deal to Deliver Alegría Farmacy Plant-based Food and Energy Systems

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Erik Cutter, President and CEO of Alegría Fresh and Jan Allen, President and CEO of Impact Bioenergy are proud to announce the development of the Alegria Farmacy food production system.
California Safe Schools

California Safe Schools Celebrates 22nd Anniversary and 2020 Earth Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- March 30, 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS) a celebrated children's environmental health and justice coalition founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina's two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.
Sacramento SPCA Braces for an Overwhelming Kitten Season

Kitten Crisis 2020: The Sacramento SPCA Braces for an Overwhelming Kitten Season

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that, since April 1, it has seen a 500% increase in the number of underage kittens (younger than six weeks) come in to the shelter at 6201 Florin Perkins Rd in Sacramento versus the same time period last year.
WIC staff at Glenn County practice social distancing

WIC is Serving California Families in Need – Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is considered an essential service. WIC staff in California are serving families during the COVID-19 pandemic, including families who never before received benefits, but are now in need of assistance.
Composer Gary Fritzen

Musical Theatre Composer Gary Fritzen and Art-In-Relation Team for ‘There Will Be Light’ – You Sing It, New Song Challenge

STOCKTON, Calif /California Newswire/ -- Gary Fritzen, award winning composer of musical theatre, feeling the weight of the covid-19 pandemic announces a challenge for singers of all abilities and interest to sing his new song, "There Will Be Light."
CAL STATE LA - Los Angeles

Cal State LA researchers use data visualization, AI in fight against COVID-19

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA researchers are joining the fight against COVID-19, developing tools that government officials and health care workers can use to make decisions during the global pandemic.
Secrets of the Heart TV

Pandemic Pushes Los Angeles Arts Nonprofit, Dream A World Education, from Classroom to TV

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dream A World Education, an LAUSD and Hawthorne School District provider of arts and social-emotional education working in areas of extreme poverty, has turned school closures into an opportunity to move their artists from classrooms to television and virtual recyclable programming.
Talon International PPE Gear - Face Shield and Mask

Talon International, a global manufacturer, is leveraging its supply chain, delivering millions of pieces of PPE to global market

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Talon International, has retooled its manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and around the world to supply Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for medical and non-medical. Talon is supplying 3-ply face masks and medical-grade face shields, as well as cloth masks, gloves, alcohol wipes, hand sanitizer, and isolation gowns.
Fanplayr Data Shows Retailers Are Making Up Lost Sales

Fanplayr 2020 eCommerce Data Shows Retailers Are Making Up for Lost Sales

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fanplayr, a leader in e-commerce intelligence, released figures that give clear insights into the adjustment consumers are making in light of significant lifestyle changes forced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
INDE MobileAR

INDE announces Brand Solutions for Lockdown: Why not Launch your Product with AR?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Immersive Augmented Reality developer INDE launches a range of technology initiatives to help launch and promote brands during the COVID-19 pandemic.
J.Scalco - Feeling Like A God

The ScareKrow, Inc. Record Label Announces New Single by J.Scalco Subtly Confronts Struggles on Multiple Levels

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On April 15, J.Scalco released a new pop single, "Feeling' Like a God." Under the ScareKrow, Inc. label and produced by Daryl Lamont, the song is available on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music and all the other streaming platforms.
NAG, Inc. - Annotation

Tech-Science Firm NAG, Inc. Develops a Scientific Approach to Managing the Coronavirus

CLAREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NAG, Inc., has developed a web solution that will improve the management of coronavirus. The application will have widespread impact on restricting spread of the virus mainly due to narrowing lockdown measures to focus on specific impacted areas which account for a fraction of each jurisdiction, leaving most of the jurisdiction's citizens and economy to function normally.
Calif. Governor Newsom Proposes 2020-21 State Budget

Calif. Gov. Newsom Outlines Six Critical Indicators the State will Consider Before Modifying Stay-at-Home Order and Other Interventions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled six key indicators that will guide California’s thinking for when and how to modify the stay-at-home and other orders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CIENCE Technologies

Lead Generation Co, CIENCE, Debuts at 31/500 in The Financial Times 2020 Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Financial Times announced the inaugural listing of the fastest-growing privately-held companies in the Americas, and lead generation company CIENCE Technologies placed No. 31 out of 500 companies measured.
ReverseVision

Nationwide Equities Taps ReverseVision Private Program Support to Launch ‘EquityPower’ Reverse Mortgage Program

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced that Nationwide Equities Corporation (Nationwide Equities) has leveraged ReverseVision's private product support to launch its own private reverse mortgage program, EquityPower.
Mortgage Quality Management

Mortgage Quality Management and Research Adds Mortgage-Focused Social Media Monitoring Platform

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that it has added ActiveComply, a social media monitoring platform, to its suite of audit, risk and compliance-focused solutions for financial institutions and independent mortgage lenders.

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