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COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of seamless mortgage lending technology, announced that Omega Financial Services, Inc., a retail and wholesale mortgage banker, has implemented its comprehensive Web-based loan origination system (LOS) to automate each of its business channels.
Workforce Investment Act Funding Provides California Teens and Young Adults with Career and Educational Opportunities
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced on the heels of the Y4 event on Friday, April 27 that unemployed youth may apply for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth program. The program gives eligible youth access to educational and career opportunities and job skills programs through adult and peer mentoring and counseling.
Father's Day Gadget: Patented Quik Pod Helps Travelers Take Better Pictures and Be Included in Photos
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Quik Pod(R), by Fromm Works Inc., allows Dad to be included in every photo and video without asking strangers for help. Just in time for Father's Day get the man in your life the world's first handheld extendable monopod for smartphones.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Yodot Software, after launching File Recovery and Photo Recovery tools, brings to you Yodot Hard Drive Recovery Software that can recover data from partitions and drives with all the original file names and directory structure. With the launch of this data recovery utility the Yodot recovery line of products now has a complete advanced suite of data recovery tools for any Windows OS user.
28th Annual Shoe Drive to Distribute Thousands of Shoes to Local Homeless Shelters in Long Beach and Orange County
SEAL BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Since 1984 Dr. Marc Spitz of the Foot Pain Center has been conducting a Shoe Drive to distribute thousands of shoes to local homeless shelters in Long Beach and Orange County. The 28th annual Shoe Drive takes place June 11-15, 2012.
Palm Springs Plumbing Contractor Reaches the Three-Ton Mark in Collecting Food for Community Donations
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- KC's 23 1/2 Hour Plumbing, Inc., a Palm Springs plumbing contractor, announced this week that it has now reached the three-ton mark in collecting food for community donations. This past ton was collected within three months.
ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the addition of more than 100 rare items to their massive collection through a donation made by business entrepreneur and renowned philanthropist Richard Foos.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) relocated its Inland Empire office to 11860 Pierce Street Suite 100, Riverside, CA 92505.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California's San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board invites dislocated workers, veterans and county residents 18 years and older who want to launch their own Internet or service-based business to enroll in an entrepreneur training program. The board will fund training for 60 participants and the deadline to enroll is May 18, 2012.
Securing the Digital Lifestyle: Yodot Software Launches the Latest in Photo Recovery Technology with Advanced Scanning Algorithms to Recover Lost Data
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The recently launched version of Yodot Software's Photo Recovery Software for Windows is the most advanced photo recovery tool available today. The software is loaded with advanced scanning algorithms to recover any type of photo from hard drives, memory cards and other removable external storage devices.
2012 Elections: New GIS Software Ensures Accurate Matches of Addresses to Redistricted Congressional and State Legislative Districts
SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Online Image, a GIS software and web technology company, is now making available the nation's most accurate matching of addresses and zip codes to redistricted congressional and state legislative districts. As a result, candidates can run and supporters can vote in the correct districts in the 2012 elections.
PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its corporate practice with the addition of Martin H. Levenglick as a partner. He brings over thirty years of experience as a corporate and transactional lawyer specializing in venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance, corporate governance, and general corporate counseling.
MCT Trading, Inc announces a New Outsourced Service That Implements and Manages a Centralized Lock Desk for Mortgage Bankers
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced it established an outsourced service that implements and manages a centralized lock desk for mortgage bankers that offers them a viable alternative to operating an in-house lock desk.
SecuGen announce biometric ID management for SAP(R) users with Hamster(TM) fingerprint readers and realtime bioLock(TM) software
SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen, the world's leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the availability of biometric identity management and fraud prevention for SAP system users with the combination of SecuGen Hamster Plus and Hamster IV fingerprint readers and bioLock software from realtime North America Inc.
FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Central Valley Tea Party has been commissioned to hold a press conference with one hundred Fresno business leaders and owners who will be affected by the imposition of the High-Speed Rail project on 'Mayday,' Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The one hundred business owners who are on the current High-Speed Rail track line will be present in solidarity to 'oppose the High-Speed Rail through Fresno.
Central Valley Tea Party announces Fresno Press Conference: 100 Fresno Businesses Opposed to High Speed Rail
FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Central Valley Tea Party has been commissioned to hold a press conference with 100 Fresno business leaders and owners who will be affected by the imposition of the High-Speed Rail project. The 100 business owners who are on the current High-Speed Rail track line will be present in solidarity to oppose the High-Speed Rail through Fresno.
Moshe Kai Cavalin's 'We Can Do,' Published by Bookstand Publishing, Made its Mark on the Amazon Top 100 List
MORGAN HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Traditional publishing companies reject 98 percent of new authors, but authors like Moshe Kai Cavalin are quickly discovering that self-publishing can be done effectively with today's Print-on-Demand (POD) technology. In March of 2012, Moshe Kai Cavalin's 'We Can Do' (ISBN: 9781618630452), published using POD technology by Bookstand Publishing, made Amazon's Top 100 list, showing how successful an author with a dream can be.
Calif. environmental non-profit Grades of Green VERTE Event to recognize Environmental Heroes, raise funds to expand program that inspires students
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green has announced its annual awards and green fundraising evening, VERTE, will be held at the LEED Gold-certified Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, Calif. on April 27 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. The evening will feature singer/songwriter, Gregory Alan Isakov, sharing his lyrical hit, '3am,' featured on the hit series 'Brothers and Sisters.'
Market Insight Conference: MCT Trading's COO, Phil Rasori, will speak on the future of the mortgage business
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, will speak on a panel at the Mortgage Insight Conference on April 26 in Sacramento, Calif. The session will analyze the future of the mortgage business and address the challenges and opportunities facing loan originators.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that Jeffrey R. Jamison has joined the firm as Assistant VP. Jamison will be based in New York City.
Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board to help local employers receive assistance to hire and find qualified and trained employees
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Thanks to a multi-million dollar National Emergency Grant (NEG) from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board was awarded funds as part of the California Multi-Sector Workforce Partnership. The aim of this program is to provide retraining and career transition needs to individuals who experienced layoffs.
Professional Community Management of California celebrates 40 years of service and growth this month
LAKE FOREST, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PCM (Professional Community Management of California, Inc.), celebrates 40 years of service and growth. In 1964, the company began as a non-profit that managed Laguna Woods Village. PCM officially incorporated in 1972 to manage a diverse range of homeowner associations or Common Interest Developments including Huntington Landmark and Sun Lakes Country Club.
Professional Community Management of California and Lake Forest Community Association Help Residents with Home Repairs
LAKE FOREST, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PCM (Professional Community Management of California, Inc.) announced today that the Lake Forest Community Association launched a new Community Spirit Team. With a $300 starter fund from the Board of Directors, the team will help neighbors with home repairs in order to remain in compliance with the association's rules.
LEAN Manufacturing Program with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting helps Bishamon Industries
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When Robert Stone, vice president of Engineering and Manufacturing at Bishamon Industries Corporation, received a letter from the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board about the LEAN Manufacturing Program with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC), it couldn't have come at a better time.
San Francisco-based mobile payments start-up, OpenCuro, today announced release of its payment module for Zen Cart
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- OpenCuro Inc., a San Francisco-based mobile payments start-up, today announced the release of its payment module for Zen Cart, a popular open source shopping cart.
SecuGen Corporation and Suprema Inc. announced today that the companies reached an agreement to settle lawsuits filed against each other
SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corporation and Suprema Inc. today announced that the two companies reached an agreement to settle lawsuits filed against each other in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division. SecuGen and Suprema resolved those disputes on confidential terms and have dismissed the pending lawsuits against each other.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jackie Fame, Inc. (FAME), the leading kid/teen social network www.JFame.com, is joining forces with The Weinstein Company to promote the movie 'Bully.' After much debate over the rating, the PG-13 version of the anti-bullying documentary will open in 115 theaters.
SecuGen Corp issues statement clarifying prior press release, Permanent Injunction Against Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners in Patent Infringement Lawsuit
SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corporation, a worldwide leader in the area of fingerprint sensor technology, which is located in Silicon Valley, issued a statement today clarifying a prior press release entitled: 'SecuGen Obtains Permanent Injunction Against Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners in Patent Infringement Lawsuit.'
CAMPBELL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- GCA Equity Partners, LLC today announced that it has opened the GCA California Real Estate Fund, LLC - a new investment offering available to qualified California residents. The fund's 8 percent preferred annual return rate and real-estate secured investment portfolio can help meet the retirement planning needs of those residents born between 1946 and 1964, collectively known as the 'baby boom' generation.
COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a seamless mortgage lending platform provider, announced that iServe Residential Lending, LLC, a retail mortgage banker, has reported a dramatic increase in employee productivity, slashed technology costs, and reduced costs per loan since implementing LendingQB. iServe selected LendingQB approximately a year ago because it eliminated having to use multiple platforms, databases and integrations.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Yodot Software, known for software that are designed to be result oriented and fast, has recently launched Yodot File Recovery Software, which helps in recovering lost, deleted files on Windows. Yodot software can also perform file recovery from recycle bin after it is emptied. The software is now available for purchase from its official web site.
Geocoded Address Batch Processing Service for New Congressional District Matching announced by Online Image
SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Online Image, a GIS software and technology company, today announced the Geocoded Address Batch Processing Service for New Congressional District Matching. This service is the first to match addresses to newly redrawn districts, enabling organizations to update their member address files and direct their members to support the candidates they endorse for the 2012 elections.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Whether you call it publicity, media relations or hype, everybody needs it and John Scott G has been providing it for a decade. 'Just by visiting the Internet, you have been influenced by our work,' states the head of G-Man Marketing. 'We create and publish media announcements, press alerts, video messaging, social networking communication, and what I call ghost marketing.'
The Pacific Pinball Museum chosen as recipient of a grant from the Neotrope 2012 Non-Profit PR Grants Program
ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) of Alameda, California is pleased to announce that PPM has been chosen as a recipient of a grant from the Neotrope(R) 2012 Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with the PPM in educating and entertaining children and adults through the preservation of pinball, while making eight decades of games available to be played by everyone.
New Mortgage Technology Cloud Solution Connecting Lenders and Real Estate Vendors announced by Quandis, Inc.
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced it launched a solution that connects mortgage service companies with a nationwide network of real estate vendors. The module provides a centralized Web portal that creates a medium for vendors to list the services and expertise they provide, and for mortgage companies to locate vendors based on their business needs.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EnviroIngenuity today added two health experts to its urban hydroponic vertical farming division. Dr. Dave Williams and Dr. Steven Dreyer join EnviroIngenuity.
Studio Find It, Inc. launches portal to help locals make money renting gear to the Hollywood Entertainment Industry
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an economy where people are working hard just to stay current with their bills, why not look toward the thriving Hollywood industry for extra income? Studio Find It, Inc. offers a way for home, business, land, vehicle, heavy equipment, watercraft and aircraft owners to turn their assets into income by renting their items for cash to motion picture studios by simply registering with them online.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Goodwin Publishing, LLC announced today the release of its new audio and e-book, 'Teaching English Abroad: A Financial Prayer Answered' (ISBN: 987-1-937860-20-2), by Jonathan Goodwin.
World Savvy Students Launch Projects to Improve Community and World After Participating in Educational Program, Studying Climate Change in Bangladesh
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Thirty youth leaders from the San Francisco, New York and Minnesota areas are implementing social action projects designed to help their communities in particular and the planet in general, says nonprofit World Savvy. The projects are the students' way of sharing the knowledge they gained after participation in an innovative one-month immersion trip to Bangladesh to study climate change.
Tickets now available for World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration April 26, 2012 at the Terra Gallery, San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tickets are now available for the World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Actor Zak Lee Guarnaccia to attempt 24HX Extreme Step-A-Thon fitness challenge in Santa Monica for charity
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Former International Martial Arts champion Zak Lee Guarnaccia, of LightRow Pictures, with his strong will, is going to attempt a staggering endurance-fundraising challenge in Hollywood. On April 28, 2012 at 7 a.m., for the benefit of Homeless Not Toothless, Zak will endure the 24HX Extreme Step-A-Thon fitness challenge climbing for 24 hours up and down the popular Santa Monica stairs.
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) was selected by the home owners association board of directors to manage Tuscany Hills, a master-planned community located in Lake Elsinore, California. The master-planned community is comprised of 1,148 single-family homes, pools, clubhouse, playgrounds and sports fields as well as Tuscany Hills Elementary School.
Calif. Mortgage Compliance Services Provider, The Compliance Group Inc., in 2011 saw its business grow by 120 percent over 2010
SAN MARCOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leading mortgage compliance services provider, The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), in 2011 saw its business grow by 120 percent over 2010, marking its highest year-over-year growth since its founding by industry veteran Annemaria Allen in 2000. The metro San Diego-based residential lending compliance services firm's 2011 highest growth business units included Quality Control (87 percent) and Compliance and Licensing (55 percent).
Stan Sanchez joins EPIC to manage Historic Motor Sport Association Program and risk management needs of high net worth clients
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Stan Sanchez as principal in their San Francisco office. A veteran of more than 10 years in the insurance industry, Sanchez will focus on providing risk management and insurance solutions to successful individuals with a high asset base and significant property and liability exposures.
ENCINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With over 1,000 swimmers on the master's swim team located throughout the Los Angeles area - that Lane Mates founder Sharon Hollander swims with - 'It's amazing that we had no discounts or coupons available for swimwear or gear,' says Hollander. So she took it upon herself to contact many of the more popular online swim suppliers to discuss group pricing, volume discounts and obtain the best prices on the net.
CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has announced the addition to his full feature web site of numerous new articles, continuing his efforts to demystify the law and the legal process for those with little or no knowledge of either. The new articles, like those previously posted, are written in plain English instead of legalese, and avoid arcane terminology.
USC Latino Alumni Association's 38th Annual Scholarship Dinner raised an estimated $900,000 for USC Latino students
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A sold-out crowd of more than 750 Trojans, USC trustees, faculty and administrators, honored guests, alumni and students gathered at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel to celebrate the 38th Annual USC Latino Alumni Scholarship Gala on March 2. Executive Director Domenika Lynch announced that the dinner raised an estimated $300,000, which through USC's two-to-one matching program will add a total $900,000 to USC Latino Alumni Association's scholarship fund.
SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of Lou Razzano as Principal and Business Development Executive. Razzano will be based in the company's San Ramon, California office and report to managing principal, Brian Quinn.
SecuGen and BridgePoint Systems are collaborating to introduce the new TrustPoint 3-Factor Biometric Reader
SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen and BridgePoint Systems are collaborating to introduce the new TrustPoint 3-Factor Biometric Reader, BridgePoint's flexible solution. The new Reader offers a variety of security options including biometric, PIN and optional PKI challenge-response authentication for increasing or decreasing the level of security, depending on the user's requirements.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board's Successful Collaborations with Local Employers Used as Best Practice for Congress
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of San Bernardino County was recognized by the nonpartisan U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) for innovative business-friendly programs. The WIB was asked to present to congress how it used Workforce Investment Act funds to encourage job retention and hiring.
Hill PHOENIX Collaborates with Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market on GreenChill Platinum Store in Folsom
FOLSOM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Hill PHOENIX, a designer and manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment, and Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market are pleased to announce the grand opening of a new GreenChill Platinum Award-winning Fresh & Easy store in Folsom, California.
International Surf Lifesaving Association Hosts Fundraiser in Long Beach to Benefit Lifeguard Training Initiatives
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wed., March 14 and Thurs., March 15, 2012, International Surf Lifesaving Association (ISLA) will be hosting a special fundraiser at the Original Roadhouse Grill in Long Beach, located at 7391 Carson St. The purpose of the fundraiser is to raise critical funds and awareness for ISLA's training initiatives in the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua later this month.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that 'Fear Google' artist XVALA will be revealing the recent dumpster dived trash of Kim Kardashian, featuring the celebrity's collapsed basketball at a roof top event in Los Angeles this weekend.
SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announced today it is co-sponsoring a charity ball for singles from 8 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel. This singles dance party is hosted by the Society of Single Professionals.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announced today that China Sunergy Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ:CSUN), a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, has joined the growing number of solar energy providers globally to adopt PowerGuard's unique PowerClip(TM) extended warranty protection.
Temecula Valley Strawberry Farms, Southern California's first commercial hydroponic urban vertical farm, partners with EnviroIngenuity
TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Temecula Valley Strawberry Farms, Southern California's first commercial hydroponic urban vertical farm, partners with EnviroIngenuity to promote new production techniques. On Saturday, March 17, 2012, the public will experience the future of farming at the grand opening of Temecula Valley Strawberry Farms, Southern California's first hydroponic vertical strawberry farm.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announced today the addition of Hilton Brown as Vice President of Claims Management. Specializing in claims management and client advocacy, Brown brings 22 years of experience to the PowerGuard team.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTC:PDOS) announced today that the production company and studio is teaming up with VirtualPitchFest.com, a popular website screenwriters use to pitch their feature screenplays directly to Hollywood decision-makers.
VLP Law Group LLP announces Stephen Wright and Patrick Valentino have joined its Real Estate practice in San Francisco
PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce that Stephen Wright and Patrick Valentino have joined its Real Estate practice as partners based in San Francisco. Mr. Wright joins VLP from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP based in San Francisco. Mr. Valentino was previously a partner of the San Francisco office of Corporate Counsel Group LLP.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The moving facilitator, Free Moving Quote (FreeMovingQuote.com), has not only weathered the recession, they have found ways to thrive in this difficult environment. FreeMovingQuote.com strives to be a one-stop shop for movers looking to find moving companies both at their departure locale and their destination.