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California Business News – including business, entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from California, USA, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Leo Hamel Fine Jewelry & Engagement Rings Store Director of Sales, Teri Ramirez Celebrates 26 Years and $50M in Sales

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This month our Director of Sales, Teri Ramirez, celebrates two major milestones in her career. Not only has she been a valued member of the Leo Hamel Fine Jewelers family for 26 years, but she has also reached the $50 million mark in sales!

Quartz Construction Remodeling in San Jose CA for Kitchen and Home Services

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home remodeling service is very needed and essential in certain conditions. For example, it is when the home looks old with damages here and there. Besides, it is necessary also to renovate it in case the owner wants it to look more beautiful. For homeowners who live in the area of San Jose, Calif., Quartz Construction Remodeling is a choice.

SecuGen to Demonstrate the U20-ASFX, Fast, High Capacity OEM Fingerprint Sensor at Connect:ID 2020

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be demonstrating the newly released U20-ASFX, a high capacity, fully programmable, FAP 20 compliant OEM fingerprint sensor module, at the Connect:ID exhibition in Washington, D.C. next month.

DocMagic Named a Top Mortgage Employer by National Mortgage Professional Magazine for the Fourth Straight Year

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it has again been selected by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine as a ‘Top Mortgage Employer’ for the fourth year in a row.

Modest Means with Big Dreams – A True Rag to Riches Story

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local Performing Arts School THE CENTER STAGE STUDIO (CSS) of Aliso Viejo, Calif. won a National Title & coveted “Sweepstakes Award” at “The Musical Theatre Competition of America” held at Disneyland California this past weekend making THE CENTER STAGE STUDIO one of the top Musical Theater Programs in the country.

Autos Latinos launches first-of-its-kind interactive car shopping website targeted specifically toward Latino and Hispanic consumers

MURRIETA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Autos Latinos has officially launched their service and new website, AutosLatinos.com – a car shopping website that caters specifically to Latino and Hispanic car buyers in Southern California.

New Fresno Pedestrian Injury Study Maps Most Fatal Roads

VISALIA, Calif., Feb. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to a 2018 police report, a staggering 64 percent of fatal crashes in Fresno involved a vehicle and a pedestrian. In an effort to raise awareness and reduce pedestrian fatalities, Maison Law of Visalia, California conducted a study of Fresno’s most dangerous roads and intersections for pedestrians.

Casa Romantica Shares the Beauty of Place in New Exhibit at John Wayne Airport

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, an award-winning southern California 501(c)(3) nonprofit, celebrated the opening of its new exhibit on display at John Wayne Airport on Saturday, February 8.

Currency Notes Can Be Super Spreader of Novel Coronavirus 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the world grapples with Novel Coronavirus, it is evident that the global economy and startup funding will take a hit in 2020. However Payment Startups can stand to gain, because customers may ditch cash transactions to avoid infection risk, says HexGn research.

Chad Anfinson Joins Zanthion as Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Utelogy Corporation Continues to Disrupt Enterprise Workspace Management with Announcement of 3.0 Release

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy Corporation, a visionary provider of control, monitoring and analytics software for workspace management, announced its 3.0 software release, which continues to expand on the enterprise features necessary to support a globally distributed organization.

Getec Industrial Offers Expanded Thermal Management Solutions for 2020

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Getec Industrial had a great year in 2019. Getec’s Thermal Management Solutions Division has seen a 72% increase in sales and growth in 2019. “Getec has added many new customers with our innovative approach to the electronics thermal solutions market,” said Hart Cardozo III, COO of Getec Industrial. “And 2020 is looking even better.”

Vibe Wines Enhances Valentine’s Day Gift-Giving with Enticing Sexy Pairings

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Give your partner a truly unique and unforgettable Valentine’s Day gift this year. Love isn’t standardized, so romantic gifts shouldn’t be either. Vibe Wines( Sexy Pairings bring their award-winning California wines together with playful products such as romantic lingerie, intimate games, and massage oils to create unique and love-inspiring gift sets designed to keep on giving long after the holiday is over.

Utelogy Launches U-Automate – Workspace Automation for Unparalleled Productivity Enhancements and Scalability

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy Corporation, a visionary provider of control, monitoring and analytics software for workspace management, today announced its automation tool, U-Automate. This module delivers the Room Readiness feature, which enables IT teams to remotely validate the readiness of all connected devices, sensors, etc., in its workspaces.

EPIC Adds Wesley Carson as Senior Vice President, Expanding Employee Benefits Team

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.

‘Flu Death Frenzy + Corona Craziness = What?’ says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is “extremely concerned about unsubstantiated reports of flu deaths, along with lack of public health response to Chinese viral threat.”

EPIC Adds Blake Chauvin as Vice President – Will Further Expand EPIC’s Risk Management Capabilities

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Registration Open for The First Ever San Diego Truck Pull to Support Move For Hunger

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for its first-ever San Diego Truck Pull fundraiser. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull an eight ton truck 100 feet in the fastest time, will be held at AleSmith Brewing Company, San Diego, on Saturday, Feb. 29.

‘Death Sentence’ by Illegal Eviction for 88-Year Old Disabled Widow? L.A. Judge Denies Her Request to Stay Execution

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge has cleared the way for the L.A. County Sheriff to evict 88-year old Dorothy Green from her own Brentwood Home of 13 years as soon as Monday morning (February 3). Dorothy’s doctor says the eviction is likely to cause serious and potentially fatal harm to Dorothy’s health. And her attorney, Larry J. Caldwell, contends the eviction is illegal.

HWPL Finally Here to Beautify California

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Jan 26, 2020 a non-profit volunteer organization called Heavenly Culture, World Peace Restoration of Light (HWPL) had joined forces with the city of San Jose to beautify the community and the parks of San Jose.

Elizabeth Gilbert, Soledad O’Brien, and Azure Antoinette unite to bring inaugural TELL(h)ER Storytelling and Empowerment Summit to San Juan, Puerto Rico

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and SAN JUAN, P.R., Jan. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coming April 24-26, The TELL(h)ER Summit 2020 is dedicated to providing a space for humans of all backgrounds to tell their stories. Not limited to writers and authors; the three-day summit curated by diverse industry professionals guide attendees (or TELLERS) through the expiration of storytelling in a multitude of creative outlets.

‘MINE NOT YOURS’ FASHION RELEASE: Cozy loungewear for your Valentine

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aunt and Niece team, Jordan Willner and Debbie Rosove have a new cozy luxury loungewear line that you won’t want to miss out on! Mine Not Yours is an all-women run lifestyle loungewear brand that launched in 2019, inspired by the idea of looking cute and chic while feeling cozy, cute, and chic.

Bank of Southern California N.A. Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2019 Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) today reported results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2019. Total assets ended the year at $830 million at December 31, 2019, an increase of 8.1% compared to December 2018. Total loans increased 6.6% to $677 million and total deposits increased 7.0% to $672 million compared to the prior year as well.

KROST Kicks Off the Year by Announcing Merger with BPE&H an Accountancy Corporation

PASADENA, Calif. and WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Jan. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KROST CPAs and Consultants, a firm based out of Los Angeles, has merged in BPE&H out of Woodland Hills effective January 1, 2020. Seven principals will join the leadership team at KROST, including Scott Eisner, Martin Belak-Berger, Bob Price, Phil D’Amico, Scott Gilmore; and founding BPE&H principals Jerry Block and Jane Plant.

TEDxIVC, Most Ambitious TEDx Event in OC, is Giving Tickets Away

SANTA ANA, Calif., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tickets to TEDxIVC have been made available to the public recently. Applications for free tickets are out now, and TEDxIVC will be giving up to 80% of tickets for free. Tickets are also available for purchase to those that want to be guaranteed a seat at the event.

Matrix Systems Announces the Launch of Its Redesigned Website

SAN LEANDRO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matrix Systems announces the launch of its redesigned website. The site has been updated with a new look and feel that incorporates the latest features of online web design, as well as optimizing the site for mobile devices such as phones and tablets.

Seventh Annual Cursive is Cool Handwriting Contest Kicks Off on January 23 – Open to Students in USA and Canada

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For some it is a “secret code,” for others it is simply cursive handwriting. The annual Cursive is Cool contests kick off on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year in honor of John Hancock’s birthday, the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced today.

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

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Best Financial Life Launches Deliberate Money Moves Podcast

DANVILLE, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greater East Bay financial planning firm Best Financial Life announces the launch of the Deliberate Money Moves podcast. Deliberate Money Moves was developed as a new avenue to educate clients and prospects on a wide variety of money and financial wellness topics so they can discover how to make better, more beneficial decisions when it comes to their financial landscape.

Silicon Beach Welcomes EevolveSelf, a New Cosmetic MedSpa Offering the Latest Non-Surgical Technologies and Treatments to Revitalize, Rejuvenate and Restore

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A custom Glam-Squad for Injectables, Skin and Body Care. Specializing in non-surgical treatments, exclusive CBD facials, and an IV Drip lounge for total body results. Because every face is different, EevolveSelf focuses on individual solutions that prevent signs of aging, enhance and restore your natural beauty.

Mag Instrument to Launch the MAGLITE Tactical Group (MTG) at SHOT Show 2020

ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mag Instrument is introducing the MAGLITE Tactical Group (MTG) at SHOT SHOW 2020. The introduction of MTG coincides with the release of several new and enhanced products for tactical use for law enforcement and military including, the ML150LRS Compact Rechargeable System, MAG-TAC II, and Butt Stock Shell Holder.

Nurse Innovator Impacts Moms’ and Babies’ Health in ‘Year of the Nurse and Midwife’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BabyLiveAdvice, Inc., a Los Angeles-based, woman-owned social enterprise, supports pregnant moms and parents from preconception through early childhood via telehealth, phone and chat. The company’s mission is to help one million moms and their babies to be happy and healthy.

So Cal Industries announces inaugural 2020 list of top musical events in California

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Holidays are now over, time to get in the know with all upcoming 2020 events! So Cal Industries shares helpful tips when attending these MUST go to festivals this year. The listed festivals are entirely diverse, based on a variety of music genres such as rock, pop, indie, hip hop, and electronic dance music. Also, differentiating each by the designated setting and music genre for all you festivalgoers and soon to be festival attendees!

EPIC Launches New National Specialty Practice: Asset Lifecycle Management

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.

OptifiNow Leverages ReverseVision API to Streamline Reverse Loan Origination at Open Mortgage

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced their recently released Loan Import API has been leveraged by OptifiNow for mutual lender client Open Mortgage.

Craig Shelly Beverly Hills is Proud to Present ‘Rivalry On Ice’ Harvard vs Yale – Commemorative Legacy Time Collection

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beverly Hills California is known for bringing you the absolute best in sports entertainment such as Cricket All Stars and PGA Golf Tournaments. On January 11, the teams of Harvard and Yale hit the ice at Madison Square Garden with “Rivalry On Ice” and Craig Shelly Beverly Hills is the first to bring you the Commemorative Time Pieces commemorating this event.

LPGA Hall of Famer Patty Sheehan Joins KINONA Advisory Board

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KINONA, a collection of flattering, modern women’s golf apparel designed to bring feminine sensibility to women’s golf, announced today that LPGA legend Patty Sheehan has joined its Board of Advisors.

88-Year Old Widow Asks Court to Block Potentially Fatal Eviction

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Monday, January 13 at 8:30 a.m., attorney Larry J. Caldwell will ask the Los Angeles Superior Court to issue a Preliminary Injunction barring the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department from evicting 88-year old widow Dorothy Green from her Brentwood home of 13 years.

Red Carpet World Premiere: ‘Gray Is The New Blonde’ Documentary January 23, 2020 in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Producer/Director Victoria Marie of “Gray is The New Blonde,” an award-winning and inspiring documentary about the outdated views and attitudes towards women with gray hair has perfectly captured the current zeitgeist of women worldwide owning their beautiful gray hair. The movie, which has already won 3 awards, will have its world premiere on Jan. 23, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.

The Mortgage Collaborative Announces Partnership with Mortgage Insurance Provider MGIC

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the mortgage industry’s only independent cooperative, is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement with Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Company (MGIC) to be the newest addition to join its Preferred Partner Network.