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Defamation Attorney Rohit Chhabra Secures Win for Client on Free Speech Rights

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Defamation Attorney Rohit Chhabra has successfully prevented a lawsuit from proceeding that punished his client for exercising his free speech rights. The case is Tully v. Chouinard, CIV-MSC20-01019 (Contra Costa Sup. Ct. 2020).
AtomBeam Technologies

AtomBeam Technologies Announces Live Demo of its Cutting Edge IoT Data Compaction Software

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, AtomBeam launches its free Customer Portal, giving prospective customers limited access to AtomBeam's patented, radical new AI software. Using the portal, prospective customers can validate actual reductions achievable in IoT data transmission (typically 75%).
Robocorp CEO, Antti Karjalainen, and his founding team

Robocorp Cloud is an Innovative Solution to Build a Software Robot Workforce

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Robocorp announces its latest release - Robocorp Cloud - which for the first time ever - allows IT developers and programmers to orchestrate and run robots straight from the cloud. This new technology significantly improves the way Robotic Process Automation (RPA) developers and their teammates operate and maintain their software robot workforce.
Driver Booster 8 from IOBit

Driver Booster 8 from IObit: The Best Driver Updater and Works Well with NO Internet Connection

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- IObit, the world's best driver updater software provider, today unleashed Driver Booster 8, the new driver updater can work well without internet connection and the database has been enhanced to make sure more than 4.5 million device drivers can be safely and accurately updated.
TrustLayer

PayneWest Insurance selects TrustLayer Compliance and Certificate Management Software to leverage next generation technology in their leading Compliance Service Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PayneWest Insurance, a leading insurance brokerage in the Pacific Northwest, today announced partnering with TrustLayer, Inc., the next generation solution for compliance tracking. PayneWest will leverage TrustLayer to expand value added services within their many Specialty Practices.
Tickle.Life Joins with Wellcelium

Tickle.Life Joins with Wellcelium to Grow Its Sex Education Classes and Coaching

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tickle.Life (Tickle-dot-Life), World's First Community based Discovery Platform for Sex and sexuality, today announced a new collaboration with Wellcelium (well-see-lee-um), a new online school teaching sex, intimacy, and relationship skills through offering live classes, one-on-one coaching, and a variety of quality resources to deepen and grow human relationships.
IObit Uninstaller 10

IObit Uninstaller 10 is Even Better at Uninstalling and Good at Blocking Annoying Browser Notifications

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- IObit, the world's leading system utilities and security software provider, today released IObit Uninstaller 10, with the optimized uninstall algorithm, users can remove unwanted programs more completely, and the brand new Browser Notification Block ensures a smoother surfing experience.
Booksy

Booksy Earns Ranking at 299 on 2020 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 1508 Percent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Inc. magazine revealed that Booksy is No. 299 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment-its independent small businesses.
Edtech Startup, Talentnook

Edtech Startup, Talentnook goes nationwide offering curriculum support and homeschooling programs for K-12 students this Fall

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Talentnook, a California based ed-tech start-up, is offering parents and students affordable online homeschooling school curriculum supplement programs that can be started anytime from any location.
iBeesoft

iBeesoft Updates its iPhone Data Recovery, Making It a Comprehensive Tool

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iBeesoft, a professional software developer has announced a big update of iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery to 2.2.0, adding many great features, making it a comprehensive tool to recover all kinds of files lost on iPhone.
CS-CAM integrated optical analysis system

YUASA Systems to Demonstrate New Endurance Test Capabilities for Flexible Displays – New Generation of Optical Analytics

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bayflex Solutions announces that YUASA Systems, the leading provider of endurance test systems for displays and flexible electronics, will demonstrate new solutions for flexible display testing at the Society for Information Display (SID) Display Week, taking place virtually August 3-7, 2020.
IN AMERICA - musical by Hal Harper

Professor Hal Harper of Oakland Launches Musical ‘In America – A New Musical’ – a Salvo Against Trump’s Culture War

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to President Trump's increase in rhetoric against education, immigration, Black Lives Matter, Tik Tok and his defense of the Confederate flag and its monuments, Professor Hal Harper of Oakland, California, retired professor of English as a Second Language (ESL), has launched his own salvo in the culture war as he releases "In America - A New Musical" to the public.
Jorge Quijada, a Bay Area Medical Academy phlebotomy student participated in the COVID testing

Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) Students Gain Rare Real-World Experience Testing for COVID-19

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A recent community-led effort to test San Francisco residents for COVID-19, including the unhoused populations in Bayview and Sunnydale/Visitacion Valley gave Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) phlebotomy students first-hand experience administering COVID-19 testing to underserved populations.
RevelOne

RevelOne Vaults into Top 50 Executive Search Firms in U.S. for 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- RevelOne, the largest marketing-specialized search firm in the U.S., was recognized by Hunt Scanlon as a Top 50 Search Firm by revenue according to their recently released annual industry rankings. RevelOne's revenues grew 66% year over year, which puts it in the Top 3 fastest growing search firms in the U.S.
George Floyd Memorial Bust - by Rodman Edwards

George Floyd Memorial Bust Released for Free 3D Printing by Sculptors Daniel and Rodman Edwards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A memorial bust of George Floyd will be available to everyone supporting the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests all over the globe. The George Floyd memorial bust 3D printing file is available for free at Sketchfab and is a presentation of love from the sculptors to the Floyd family and protesters at large, announced Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
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.
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.
Bows-N-Ties.com, Sends Out 10,000 Free N95 Respirator Masks

Online Menswear Retailer, Bows-N-Ties, Sends 10,000 Free KN95 Respirator Masks to All Their Customers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Online men's tie and accessory retailer Bows-N-Ties.com is sending free protective respirator masks with every order they ship out. The first 10,000 orders they ship will receive a free mask.
EPIC Adds Nick Nelson as Senior Vice President

EPIC Adds Nick Nelson as Senior VP, Property & Casualty in Rancho Cordova, Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Nick Nelson has joined the firm as Senior Vice President in their property and casualty practice based in Rancho Cordova, California office. Nelson will report to Kevin E. Harnetiaux, COO, Pacific North Region.
Zanthion named Top 10 Home Healthcare Solution Provider

AI-powered digital health company, Zanthion, named Top 10 Home Healthcare Solution Provider for 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Zanthion, an AI-powered digital health company that provides technology solutions for home healthcare, senior group living, and remote patient monitoring, was recently chosen as a Top 10 Home Healthcare Solution Provider by Healthcare Tech Outlook, a print platform offering healthcare decision makers critical information on adopting, innovating and building new programs and approaches to enhance their capability to provide care.
350 Bay Area ACTION

Climate Action Group, 350 Bay Area Action Creating Climate Report Cards for California and Local Candidates

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Climate action group 350 Bay Area Action today announced climate report cards, to be issued for 2020 Bay Area candidates for the California Assembly and the state Senate. Local candidates in crucial city council and supervisorial races will also be rated.
HEXGN Research

Currency Notes Can Be Super Spreader of COVID-19 says HexGn Research

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- At a time when various governments and health bodies are still figuring out the different modes of transmission of novel coronavirus 2019, there are some spelled out precautions for which there is a universal consensus, says HexGn research. One of them is to avoid contact with the objects, people, surfaces, et al.
Chad Anfinson Joins Zanthion

Chad Anfinson Joins Zanthion as its Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Chad Anfinson is Zanthion's newest recruit who has accepted the role of Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer. Chad comes to Zanthion by way of the Senior Living Industry. He began his career in the late 90's as the sales leader for newly constructed Assisted Living Communities in Florida.
Wesley Carson of EPIC

EPIC Adds Wesley Carson as Senior VP in Sacramento, Expanding Employee Benefits Team

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Wesley Carson has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits in their Sacramento, California office.
Blake Chauvin of EPIC

EPIC Adds Blake Chauvin as VP in Concord CA – Will Further Expand EPIC’s Risk Management Capabilities

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Blake Chauvin has joined the firm as a Producer in their Concord, California office.
Kevin Melvin of EPIC

EPIC Welcomes Kevin Melvin as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kevin Melvin has joined the firm as Director of the firm's Southeast Charter School Practice.
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Launches New National Specialty Practice: Asset Lifecycle Management

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today the launch of a national specialty practice, Asset Lifecycle Management, providing risk consulting and risk transfer solutions focused on clinical and electronic equipment. Large healthcare systems, major universities, and financial institutions rely on electronic equipment to conduct daily operations.
EPIC acquires Frenkel & Co

Frenkel & Company Completes Transition to the EPIC Brand

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, which operates as EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), announced today that Frenkel & Company, acquired by EPIC in November 2017, has completed their adoption of the EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants name and brand.
Chairman Lee Open Word Seminar

Shincheonji Church of Jesus Accomplishments: 100,000 Graduates, Open Word Seminars, and Volunteers all Across the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As we reign in the end of 2019, many are reflecting back to their achievements within this year. Without a doubt, this past year the religious realm has seen progressive developments however, none has made such achievements as Shincheonji Church of Jesus.
Lisa Huscher of EPIC

EPIC welcomes Lisa Huscher as a Sales Executive, as Part of its LEAP Program

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Lisa Huscher has joined the firm as a sales executive through their LEAP sales development program.
seminar on human rights

International Leaders Declare Forced Conversion an International Problem Violating Human Rights

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On 29 November, Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) from Italy and Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) from Belgium hosted a seminar on human rights entitled "Intolerance and Discrimination Against New Religious Movements: An International Problem," the Human Rights Association for Victims of Coercive Conversion Programs Northern California announced today.
Whynde Kuehn and William M. Ulrich of BAA

Business Architecture Associates Announces its 2020 Schedule for Business Training Packages

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Business Architecture Associates, Inc. (BAA) is pleased to announce its public, in-house, and online business architecture training options for 2020. BAA has trained industry professionals across the globe in all aspects of business architecture, enhancing their ability to deliver value to their organizations while advancing their professional skills.
America Scores Bay Area - bitpay

AmericaSCORES Bay Area, the Award-Winning Nonprofit, Now Accepts Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum Donations through BitPay

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AmericaSCORES Bay Area, the award-winning nonprofit that has been studied for its proven benefits to student learning, health, and social-emotional skills of over 2,000 low-income youth, has partnered with blockchain technology and design firm Totem Block and BitPay, the largest global blockchain payment provider, to become an early adopter in accepting cryptocurrency donations.
Scott Weiss of EPIC

EPIC Adds Scott Weiss as Principal – Strengthens its Risk Management Operations in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Scott Weiss has joined the firm as a Principal in their Risk Management Practice.
Kelly Geary of EPIC

Kelly Geary of EPIC Insurance Brokers Named National Executive Risk and Cyber Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kelly Geary has been named National Executive Risk & Cyber Practice Leader. Geary and her team bring deep knowledge and expertise in Cyber and Executive Risk to EPIC and their clients with an average of over 25 years of experience.
Shincheonji Graduates 2019

Shincheonji church of Jesus Graduates 100,000 Students Worldwide, from San Francisco to South Korea

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On November 10, 2019, Shincheonji church of Jesus, the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony held one of the world's largest graduation with the count of 103,764 graduates. In addition to the 100,000 graduates in South Korea, it was also held simultaneously around the world from school locations in Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the United States.
Betsey Brewer of EPIC

EPIC’s Betsey Brewer honored with 2019 Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award from the Independent Insurance Brokers and Agents of California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Betsey L. Brewer, CPCU was honored recently with the distinguished Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award.
Tom Mackey of EPIC

Tom Mackey of EPIC Insurance Brokers Recognized as 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Tom Mackey, Risk Management Consultant has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry "Young Gun" by Insurance Business America (IBA).
Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Launches New Healthcare Practice: Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center or EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the expansion and reorganization of its healthcare practice.
neurotech leaders forum 2019

Neurotech Leaders Forum 2019 in San Francisco: Fifteen Neurotechnology Startups to Present at the Event

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced that 15 promising neurotechnology startups and early-stage firms will present at the 2019 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, November 4-5. The 19th annual event-the most established in the industry-will also feature presentations and panel discussions on important issues confronting the neurotechnology industry.
Ivon Friedman joins EPIC

EPIC’s Marine Insurance Operations Bolstered with Addition of Ivon Friedman in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) announced today that Ivon Friedman has joined the firm's Marine Practice in San Francisco. Friedman will report to EPIC's Risk Management - National Property and Marine Practice Leader, Michael Korn.
Polyient

Blockchain for Good Conference in San Francisco: Polyient Labs is Co-sponsoring Event Focused on Helping Nonprofits

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Phoenix-based Polyient Labs, an early-stage, blockchain-startup incubator, is co-sponsoring Blockchain for Good, October 25 -27, 2019 in San Francisco. The agenda includes keynote speakers and workshops where participants can pitch ideas.
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

EPIC Insurance Brokers to Attend 61st Worldwide Broker Network Conference in Madrid, Spain

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it is attending the 61st Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) Conference on September 18-21, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.
Zanthion - digital AI healthcare

Zanthion Launches AI Digital Healthcare SMART Lifetime Bundle to Simplify Seniorcare

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Zanthion launches SMART Lifetime, a complete personal and home security system for life, with no subscription fees and proactive health monitoring with crowdsourced awareness. Zanthion is an AI digital healthcare company with a class-leading Senior Care IoT Platform.
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Acquires Trumark Insurance & Financial Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the acquisition of Trumark Insurance & Financial Services, a Pleasanton, CA-based Brokerage/General Agency specializing in the institutional financial advisory market.
John Sebesta of Zanthion Inc

John Sebesta Joins Zanthion, an AI digital healthcare company in Calif., as Chief Financial Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- John Sebesta has joined Zanthion(TM) as their new CFO. John has many years of experience as a financial consultant, owning and operating a business and negotiating difficult international military contracts. His experience is an excellent fit for Zanthion's current need to satisfy rigorous US compliance requirements and their marketing and sales efforts in Mexico and South America.
zanthion

John Hagelgans Joins Zanthion as CTO to Grow Data-Rich Wearables Tech

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- John Hagelgans has joined Zanthion(TM) as their new CTO. Zanthion spent over a year looking for a new chief technology officer based in the United States with the integrity and intelligence to help them achieve dominance in the elderly care market.
Pavlos Politopoulos of COMMON

Pavlos Politopoulos Joins Common Networks in San Francisco as VP of Field Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Common Networks today announced that Pavlos Politopoulos has joined as Vice President of Field Operations. In his role, Politopoulos will lead all field staff, managing central operations programs, policies, and processes to support Common's continued rapid growth.
Common Networks - Service Area

Common Networks Launches New Ultra High-Speed Internet Service In Silicon Valley Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Common Networks today announced the launch of its ultra high-speed internet service in the South Bay region. Common is the world's first and only commercially available, graph-based network delivering home internet service, and is now providing residents in Santa Clara, San Jose, and Sunnyvale with a new choice for reliable high-speed home internet.
Paragon Insurance Holdings

Paragon Insurance Strengthens Winery & Brewery Programs with the Promotion of Brendan Wright and addition of Nick Faragasso

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 addition of insurance professional Nick Faragasso and the promotion of Brendan Wright.

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