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Valerie Gotten

Valerie Gotten
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Valerie G has been an editor with California Newswire for several years, is a gifted theremin player, can quote copious lines from 'Red Dwarf' and also knows where her towel is. Oddly, she does not drive, nor does she take the bus. She identifies as both human and democrat.

Flagstaff Arizona USD Expands Synergy Solution to Include LMS with Assessment

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Nov. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) to implement the company's LessonVUE(R) Curriculum Management and Synergy Assessment solutions.

USPTO Ruling Affirms Patent Claim for Paragon BioTeck R-Phenylephrine Hydrochloride

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc. (Paragon), announces a monumental ruling handed down by the United States Patent and Trademark Office affirming claims made by Paragon in the patent for its R-phenylephrine hydrochloride formulation. Paragon is a privately held pharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development and commercialization of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies.
Napa County Citizens Rally

Napa County Citizens Rally Nov. 18 to Block Walt Ranch Deforestation and Development Project

NAPA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Napa County citizens and Defenders of East Napa Watersheds will rally in front of the County Administration Building at noon on Friday, November 18, 2016, Forests Forever announced today. This occasion is the first day of hearings on the appeal against the Walt Ranch project.
Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform Presents Paper at GSA’s 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Christina L. Selder, Principal Investigator and co-founder of CARR (Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform) presented in the Assisted Living Issues of Quality and Translations to Nursing Homes session of the Gerontological Society of America's (GSA) 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting being held November 16 - 20, 2016 in New Orleans, La.

LTC Careers: ACSIA Partners Seeks 150 New Agents to Serve Growing Long-Term Care Planning Business

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The long-term care insurance market seems to be in turmoil thanks to rate increases, waning consumer demand, and carriers exiting the business. Pessimism prevails, but not for ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies.

Dream Saturated Indie Rock Electronica: The Second Spirit Releases Debut EP ‘Modern Life’

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Second Spirit, an indie rock project, just released its debut EP, "Modern Life," a five-song album, and its first single, "Rescue Car," which personifies the physicality of love through a retro vibe, rock and roll groove and cool, fuzzy guitar leads. Part psychedelic, part post-rock, the album's most cinematic side is filled with lush and memorable sonic backdrops that add a sense of depth and emotion to the tracks.

Bellevue Washington School District Selects Eduopoint Synergy

BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by Bellevue School District, located in Seattle's largest suburb, to meet the district's student information management and gradebook needs.

Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau Makes Its 2016 Debut Across US

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There's no annual wine tradition quite like the November release of Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau, and wine lovers around the world collectively rejoice as the 2016 bottling is officially released today - the third Thursday of November, at 12:01 a.m. GMT+1 (Beaujolais time).
The Everest Foundation

California’s The Everest Foundation Launches Initiative with Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Everest Foundation ("EF"), a non-profit 501(c)(3) located in Los Angeles, California that is nationally focused on the advancement of medical research, has partnered with Mount Sinai Medical Center ("MSMC") in Miami, Florida in a recent initiative to assist with research funding and Graduate Medical Education ("GME") support.

EaseUS Launches a Major Update of Todo Backup v10 for Business to Perform Data Backup and Recovery Much Easier

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EaseUS makes a major update on its business data backup and recovery software from 9.3 to 10.0 in 2016. Users take first look at how powerful a new business backup strategy is when the 10.0 edition EaseUS Todo Backup software is now fully compatible with Windows Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2016.

Fun Apps, Fun Place to Work: TeamSnap Ranked No. 6 in Outside’s 2016 100 Best Places to Work

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, whose online and mobile apps take sports organization and communication into the 21st century, today announced that Outside Magazine has named the company No. 6 on its 100 Best Places to Work 2016 list. Outside chose TeamSnap for this list because of the company's progressive values, like flexible work hours, a remote workforce, and the ability to work anywhere in the world.

LIBERTY Dental Plan of Missouri Offers Most Affordable Rates in the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LIBERTY Dental Plan of Missouri (LIBERTY) is proud to announce it is offering the most affordable rates for dental plans in the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace (commonly called the "Health Exchange"). In fact, LIBERTY has the only Dental HMO being offered in St. Louis, Mo., and is the low price leader.

Smiles in The Sunshine State: LIBERTY Dental Plan Offers The Most Affordable Rates in Florida Health Insurance Marketplace

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LIBERTY Dental Plan of Florida (LIBERTY) is proud to announce it is offering the most affordable rates for adult dental plans in the Florida Health Insurance Marketplace (commonly called the "Health Exchange"). This marks the first year that LIBERTY, which covers most of the state, has added the offering of Family Dental HMO plans in the Florida Health Insurance Marketplace.

RMA’s Kim Briesemeister Featured in International Downtown Association’s Top Issues Council Report

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The International Downtown Association recently released their first six Top Issues Council reports, which feature industry leaders who produced in-depth research briefs on top urban issues. Kim Briesemeister, principal of Redevelopment Management Associates, served on the Public-Private Partnerships Council.

OpenClose Releases New Mobile Tools for Borrowers with Enhancements to its ConsumerAssist Solution

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an enterprise-class, multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that it has redesigned and added new features to its borrower-facing ConsumerAssist(TM) solution to deliver exceptional online and mobile point-of-sale tools.

According to a new study by Thintri, Inc., Short Range Wireless Technologies Create New Markets

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to a new study by Thintri, Inc., an array of short range wireless (SRW) technologies is about to remake a range of markets with inexpensive, easy to use products available to nearly every consumer or business. The report, "Market Opportunities in Short Range Wireless," explores short range wireless technologies and the markets they address.
Adrienne Bankert

Community Leaders Honored at 15th Annual Excellence in Education and Leadership Awards Luncheon in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 500 people are expected to attend the 15th annual award luncheon Saturday, November 19, 2016, to recognize winners of the "Excellence in Education and Leadership in Business" Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW).
ReverseVision

Utah’s Box Home Loans Selects ReverseVision Exchange to Support New Reverse Mortgage Unit

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Utah-based Box Home Loans (Box) has selected ReverseVision Exchange (RVX) loan origination system (LOS) to support its new reverse mortgage origination business.
Mortgage Capital Trading

Mortgage Capital Trading’s Enhancements to Industry-Leading Services Extends its Market Share

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), an industry leading hedge advisory firm and developer of MCTlive!(TM), the award-winning secondary marketing software suite, announced that it has added a number of new features to its best execution service offering. The enhancements outpace existing competitor offerings and position MCT to capture additional business among lenders.
Rick Haycock

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Broker-Producer Rick Haycock in Sacramento

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

Texas Country Reporter to Air Special Thanksgiving Show Teaming with Mueller to Present Story of Giving

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Texas Country Reporter with Kelli & Bob Phillips teams up with Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, to extend a helping hand to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The Helping Hand campaign, now in its 8th year, awarded Floral Heights Community Food Pantry of Wichita Falls, Texas.

Ascende – an EPIC Company Welcomes New International Benefits Leader, Expands Southwest Leadership Team

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Ascende - an EPIC Company has promoted Mary Parker and Dina Flavin to managing principals, joining Steve Goulet and Suzanne McGarey as strategic leaders of Ascende's Health & Welfare practice. Collectively, they also serve as client engagement managers, providing senior leadership support and direction to the firm's consulting clients.

DVDFab 2016 Early Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals for Blu-ray and DVD Software Fans

BEIJING, China, Nov. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On November 10, Fengtao Software, the industry leader in the field of DVD, Blu-ray and video backup solutions, kicks off its 2016 Thanksgiving Special Deals for the most glorified season of the year, offering 25 percent discount on its bestseller of all time, DVDFab All-In-One Lifetime Gift, and all the rest of DVDFab products, except for some select hot-selling bundles, on which users can enjoy 30 percent off.

San Diego’s Guild Mortgage Selects AccountChek by FormFree for Automated Verification of Borrower Ability to Repay

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree, a provider of automated verification software, today announced that Guild Mortgage (Guild) has selected AccountChek(TM) by FormFree as its partner for automated borrower asset review and decision support. AccountChek eliminates the hassle of collecting bank statements and other asset documents for loans by empowering borrowers to submit their financial data directly to lenders in minutes using a secure app.

Two New Richmond Ohio Schools attain Energy Star rating with assistance from Energy Optimizers, USA and SHP Leading Design

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two elementary schools in the New Richmond Exempted Village School District have received recognition as energy all-stars after attaining the coveted U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star certification with the assistance of Energy Optimizers, USA and SHP Leading Design.

NCUA awards iFOS LLC a Multi-Year Travel Management Support Services Contract

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions(R) (iFOS) received a contract award under its General Services Administration (GSA) Professional Support Services (PSS) Schedule GS-23F-0102X to provide Travel Management Support Services for the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). The contract award is for a base period with five (5) option years.

In Massachusetts, SunBug Solar Selected as Installer for Solarize WCGW

ARLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SunBug Solar has been selected as the installer for the upcoming Solarize Mass program for the western Massachusetts towns of Windsor, Cummington, Goshen, and Worthington. The installer selection process was highly competitive, and SunBug Solar was unanimously chosen by town representatives from a competitive pool of eight solar providers.

New Christmas Album from The Texas State Men & Boys Choir is Follow Up To Top 40 Record

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2016, The Texas State Men's Choir, founded in January of 2015, released its debut record titled "Prayers, Poems & Promises" which reached #39 on iTunes classical charts in April. With the choir's new treble addition and now renamed The Texas State Men & Boys Choir, they teamed up with The Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir to offer a new Christmas album titled "Following The Star; Traditional Carols."
Adult Use of Marijuana Act

Lesser Known Provision of California’s Prop 64 (Adult Use of Marijuana Act) Allows Expungement of Previous Convictions

DAVIS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In addition to legalizing adult possession of small amounts of marijuana and the cultivation of up to six marijuana plants, the passage of Proposition 64 allows those convicted under the previous marijuana laws to return to court and have their conviction either completely expunged or reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor, says says California Marijuana Attorney Richard Glen Boire, of RGB LAW GROUP.

Boston ‘Seeds of Freedom’ Film Premiere Event Presents Revolutionary Look at the Source of America’s Founding Principles

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cameron/Baxter Films announces the premiere of their film "Seeds of Freedom: A Vision for America" which is the inaugural event for the James Phinney Baxter Lecture Series at the Boston Public Library on Thursday, November 10 at the Central Library in Copley Square. The film is written, directed, and produced by Andrew Cameron Bailey and Connie Baxter Marlow of Cameron Baxter Films LLC.
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Best Free Photo Editing App: Picas Offers Most Remarkable Photo Editing Effects

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Picas Inc. recently updated its flagship product Picas to 1.0.3 for iOS and 1.0.4 for Android OS. This free photo editor app can turn your photos into artworks with more than 50 filter effects, and each week Picas adds 1-3 new art filters. Due to its good performance, Play Store featured this photo editing app from Sep. 30 as editors' choice, which brought more than 300,000 downloads and 4.5 average ratings just in a week.

North Carolina-based Medical Practice Consulting Services Transforms Independent Practitioner Experiences

STATESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Manna Health Professional Services, a leading national electronic health records and revenue management corporation, today launches its new brand identity, Medical Practice Consulting Services, extending an 11 year track record of success.

Miami Florida Women in Business Collaborate for Selfless Cause

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On November 12, 2016 professional women in South Florida and surrounding areas will gather together at White Hall Miami in Sunny Isles Beach for the second annual Tips and Tea Professionals' Night Out. Produced by Ameliorate Strategies and Development Group LLC, Tips & Tea is an exclusive event coordinated for the personal development and professional advancement of women from all backgrounds, industries, and affiliations.

The Next Female Superstar Series: An All New Female Singing Reality Competition

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Next Female Superstar Series Corporation (TNFSSC) has green-lit "The Next Female Superstar(R)," an all-female reality singing competition series that focuses on digital artists' audition video uploads and live-streaming auditions which stream from TNFSSC's patent-pending Superstar Kiosks(TM) located in one of their local malls.
Move for Hunger Teams with Crunch Fitness

Move for Hunger Teams with Crunch Fitness locations in San Francisco and Los Angeles for Holiday Food Drive

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Crunch Fitness is partnering with Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization, to host a mega Thanksgiving food drive from November 1-18, 2016 at locations across the country. Nearly 50 million people, including 1 in 5 children, in the United States face hunger.
PICAS App

Make Fun, Perfect Photo Artwork with PICAS App for Android and iOS

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Picas, a new free photo artwork application from Picas Inc. has recently been released for both Android and iOS. With machine learning algorithms using artificial intelligence in combination with neural networks, Picas can help you turn a regular photo into famous fine art paintings with different styles and effects.

Simplifile’s E-recording Network Achieves Record 1,500 Participating Counties Nationwide

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that it has added 23 new counties to its e-recording network and achieved an unprecedented 1,500 total e-recording jurisdictions.

For its 16th Anniversary Online, Whiteflash Launches New Mobile First Diamond and Jewelry Website

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whiteflash Inc., prominent e-tailer of ideal diamonds and designer engagement rings, announced today that they have just launched a state-of-the art mobile first website with all new functionality and look and feel. It is the most ambitious advancement in the company's 16 year history of cutting edge e-commerce.
Residents Medical

Residents Medical Prepares its Roster for 2016-17 National Resident Matching Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Interview season is here and medical residents are gearing up to navigate the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). They're also trying to locate a medical residency that's ACGME accredited. Thousands of residency applicants will get rejections this season because they are weak candidates and lack the proper experience for residency consideration. Residents Medical (RM) can help.

PitBullTax Software Launches Stand-Alone Transcripts Delivery and Tax Reporting Product

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Oct. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PitBullTax Software, the industry leader in IRS Tax Resolution software, is excited to announce that it's unveiling a new flagship product - PitBullTax Transcripts - a stand-alone IRS Transcripts Delivery and Reporting software. The product will launch at the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges in San Francisco from October 26-29; it's sure to create some buzz.
ReverseVision

ReverseVision Exchange RVX Now Offers Integrated Flood Determination from ServiceLink

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, announced it has completed an integration with ServiceLink Flood (ServiceLink) that enables users of RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS) to order a "life of loan" flood certification from ServiceLInk without ever leaving the RVX system. ServiceLink flood products can be ordered from within RVX as of the system's 6.2 update.

Artist Daniel Edwards to Reveal Biggest Participation Trophy for Donald Trump’s Historic Campaign Run

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A nine-foot-tall trophy featuring a large gold and sienna head of Donald J. Trump on a gilded plinth is scheduled to be dedicated in Las Vegas next month before the election. The monumental statue, believed to be the World's Largest Participation Trophy, in honor of Donald Trump's presidential run, was sculpted by the commissioned artist Daniel Edwards. The dedication is scheduled for November 4 ,2016, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Tenorshare Co Ltd Rebrands its iPhone Data Recovery Solution to UltData

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tenorshare Co Ltd has renamed iPhone Data Recovery to UltData. The newest version has unveiled at Tenorshare's official website on October 24. A new feature of repairing iOS 10 white apple logo, stuck issues, etc. is offered in this new version. UltData is abbreviation of "Ultimate Data."

FormFree selects Mortgage Fraud Prevention Tools created by LexisNexis Risk Solutions

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree Holdings Corp. (FormFree), a provider of automated verification software, today announced that it will use fraud prevention tools created by technology, data and analytics firm LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions for asset and identity verification.

FormFree AccountChek Named an Asset Verification ‘Designated Vendor’ for Fannie Mae DU Validation Service

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree Holdings Corp. (FormFree), a provider of automated verification software, today announced it is the first 'designated vendor' for asset verification through the Fannie Mae Desktop Underwriter(R) (DU(R)) Validation Service, a component of Fannie's Day 1 Certainty(TM) initiative.

Utah-based Simplifile Touts Continued U.S. Expansion of E-Recording Infrastructure, Electronic Document Submission in Q3 2016

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today released quarterly figures summarizing the organization's activities and achievements from July through September 2016.

DVDFab 2016 Halloween Promo: No Tricks but Gorgeous Blu-ray Treats with up to 30% Discounts

BEIJING, China, Oct. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On October 21, Fengtao Software, the industry leader in the field of DVD, Blu-ray and video backup solutions, rolls out its 2016 Halloween Gorgeous Treats for the most horrified season of the year, offering various special deals, including a 25 percent discount on its bestseller of all time, DVDFab All-In-One Lifetime Gift.

C Diff Foundation Preps 4th Annual C. diff. Awareness Global Campaign for Nov. 1, 2016

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation(R) a leading non-profit patient advocacy organization, Global healthcare information system, today announced the scheduled events and launching of the 4th annual November C. diff. Awareness global campaign, the first month long awareness campaign of its kind in the healthcare industry. November 1st is dedicated to all C. diff. Survivors worldwide.

SothinkMedia Halloween Deals for 2016: 30% off All the Bundles and Single Products

BEIJING, China, Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SothinkMedia Software, the famous multimedia software developer specializing in the field of DVD, Blu-ray and video backup technology, has just launched its Halloween Special Deals for this year's Halloween season, offering a storewide 30 percent deep discount on all its single products and bundles. The special deals start right today and run till November 10, 2016.

Easterseals Washington, Elder and Adult Day Services Merge to Provide Services to More Individuals and Families

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Easterseals Washington, a Washington state nonprofit serving adults and children with disabilities, announced today that it is expanding - three new adult day service centers are being been added to Easterseals Washington's program offerings.

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