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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.


Child Sexual Abuse Settlements Obtained from St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School in The Silicon Valley

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stop School Sexual Abuse (SSSA) announced settlements today of claims totaling more than $1.25 million for two survivors of child sexual abuse by a pre-kindergarten teacher at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School in San Mateo, California. SSSA volunteers worked with the parties in these claims.

New YouTube Channel with Dr. Nevine Carmelle Spotlights Financial and Real Estate Problems and Solutions

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Nevine Carmelle is excited to announce the launch of her new YouTube channel – “The Dr. Nevine Carmelle TV Show.” After receiving numerous questions pertaining to tax problems and the law via phone calls and emails, she thought it would be a good idea to launch a channel where people could tune in on their own time and have many of their questions answered for free.

Twista, Veronica Vega, DJ G-Love, Crazy Town X with R1ckOne and more to Perform at ‘Soundwaves 360 Music Event’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles is in for a massive infusion of harmonious ripples when “Soundwaves 360 Music Event” rolls on to the boulevard on Thursday, November 14 at the Academy LA. Party goers will be able to surf a kaleidoscope of genres with acts ranging from hip hop to rock. The evening, presented by Brandi Irwin Productions and G-Love Productions, will be flooded with talent.

OverSightMD Activates Aging in Place Network in 100 Retirement Cities

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Push Button Care network by OverSightMD provides comprehensive aging in place support and care coordination for older adults nationwide. Every day 10,000 people are turning 65 years old and are faced with aging in place decisions.

NotaryCam’s Continues ‘Help a Hero’ Initiative for Seventh Consecutive Year

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam(R) today announced that in honor of Veterans Day, it would once again offer free remote online notarization (RON) sessions to United States veterans and current service members as part of its semi-annual “Help a Hero” initiative.

Chef Kat’s Bone Cleaner BBQ Sauce Serves Up Toiletries for the Homeless with Thanksgiving Food Drive

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Kathleen Bowen aka Chef Kat mixed the first servings of her signature Bone Cleaner BBQ Sauce for a few friends and family, she never imagined the response would be so overwhelming. Naked bones were the only thing left on plates! Today Chef Kat is preparing even bigger batches of her signature brand for everyone from the hip hop community to the homeless.

Bank of Southern California NA Names Troy Perry Managing Director, Business Banking

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Troy Perry has joined the company as Managing Director of Business Banking. He will be responsible for broadening Bank of Southern California’s market presence by actively seeking new business opportunities throughout Los Angeles’ Westside.

Record Sponsor and Fellow-Young Surgeon Turnout Expected for 9th Annual Spine IEP Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc., a developer of e-learning technology for the medical device industry, will have a record turnout of medical device and biotech companies at its 9th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons’ Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program).

Fanplayr is Creating Better Consumer and Provider Experiences by Making E-commerce Behavioral Data Actionable in Real Time

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fanplayr, the leader in targeted, real-time e-commerce conversion solutions, announced today the creation of a focused system of software providing real-time, actionable behavioral data, called Behavioral Data Hub.

DocMagic Leads eClosing Categories and Holds Highest Market Share in Document Generation in STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Study

TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that its Total eClose(TM) platform is the eClosing leader based on market share, overall satisfaction and lender loyalty in STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Mortgage Technology Insight Study.

Celebrity Chris Spencer Partners with Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs on Golfing for Families

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an historic move, on Monday November 11, 2019 Veterans Day, Golfing for Families and Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs will hold its fourth annual charity event in Sun Valley at Angeles National Golf course. This year’s event will be hosted by Celebrity Comedian / Producer Chris Spencer and friends. (VIDEO)

Haibu partners with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs on ‘Zoohackathon’

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Haibu is an award-winning series of books, films, cartoons and video games that promotes wildlife conservation around the world. Haibu has partnered with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) on Zoohackathon, a global competition to develop new and innovative technology tools to fight wildlife trafficking.

PhoneRescue 4 Makes iOS and Android Data Recovery More Comprehensive than Before

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie, a leading software developer for iOS and Android, has just announced the new release of the iPhone data recovery solution PhoneRescue 4 with new improved features. Now, it can be used to remove forgotten Lock Screen Passcode and Screen Time Passcode. What’s more, also save your dead iPhone or iPad back to normal.

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

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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).

Domestic and International Arbitrator Authors Book on Wealth and Business Planning Strategies

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Nevine Carmelle, a celebrated professional who’s dedicated to the field of finance, recently authored, “Wealth and Business Planning Strategies: The Ultimate Guide for Wealth Management, Privacy & Prosperity for Business Owners” (ISBN: 978-0692562017). Available in paperback and Kindle edition, the book quickly became a bestseller on Amazon.com.

Tax Specialty Firm KBKG Joins Real Estate Roundtable

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last year, specialty tax incentive firm KBKG joined the Real Estate Roundtable (RER), and several of KBKG’s executive leadership team currently serve as members of the organization’s President’s Council, Associate Council, and Committees.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces Third Quarter 2019 Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. Total assets grew to $839 million at September 30, 2019, a 14% increase compared to the third quarter of 2018.

MCT Launches InvestorMatic™ Program to Elevate the Whole Loan Trading Experience Between Lenders and Investors

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has officially introduced a unique program called InvestorMatic in the lead up to the MBA Annual Convention & Expo in Austin, Texas.

Fanplayr Strengthens its Global Presence with Opening of New Australian Branch in Sydney

PALO ALTO, Calif. and SYDNEY, Australia, Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fanplayr, an American company, founded in 2011 in Palo Alto, that converts online users into buyers thanks to Behavioural Data analysis, announces the opening of a new office in Sydney.

ReverseVision Unveils New Tech Strategy with Major Platform Updates and Brand Transformation at 2019 MBA Annual Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced its transformation as an API-enabled flexible reverse lending platform, unveiling a new logo as part of its revised mission and rebranding.

Whimstay Launches App Delivering Real Savings on Last-Minute Vacation Rentals

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whimstay, the leading marketplace dedicated to last minute vacation rental deals, today announced the launch of the Whimstay iOS iPhone and Android apps, which provides travelers with real savings on vacation rental properties when booking a stay during the next 10 nights.

Bank of Southern California, NA and CalWest Bancorp, the Holding Company for CalWest Bank, Announce Agreement to Merge

SAN DIEGO and RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) and CalWest Bancorp (OTCBB: CALW), today announced the signing of a definitive agreement and plan of merger (the “Agreement”) whereby CalWest Bank will merge with and into Bank of Southern California. The merger is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of all regulatory approvals and the approval of the shareholders of CALW and BCAL.

Legacy Global Development Announces High Demand for Bungalows at Orchid Bay, Belize with New Homes Under Construction Featuring Brand New 2-Bedroom XL Floor Plan

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Global Development today announced that its Bungalows at Orchid Bay, Belize are selling out fast. There are currently only four Bungalows still available, two of which have waterfront locations. As the Bungalows have become highly desirable to homebuyers, prices have gone up for the second time this year on the waterfront locations, and new bungalows are currently under construction to satisfy its popular demand.

Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Signed by Governor Newsom

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces that California Governor Newsom signed the Keep Our Seniors Safe Act, a part of SB 172 (Portantino) which was signed into law on 12 October, 2019.

STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Technology Insight Study Again Scores MCT Highest for Overall Satisfaction, Lender Loyalty, and Lender Share

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that the study results from STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Technology Insight Study show MCT as the industry leader in lender share, overall satisfaction, and Lender Loyalty Score(r) in the Production Pipeline Hedging category.

New DocMagic Mobile Application Leverages Backend Technology to Fill Critical Gap in Digital Lending Workflow

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced the launch of its new LoanMagic mobile application. LoanMagic, which is provided free to all DocMagic customers, leverages a powerful backend platform that provides full interoperability with DocMagic solutions, as well as other third-party mortgage software.

Pyramid Press Announces ‘And What is Hell’ – A True Story of Christian Faith and Freedom Exposing the Dark Secrets at Patton State Mental Hospital

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “And What is Hell – A True Story: Exposing The Dark Secrets Of ‘The Insane Asylum'” was released today in its second printing (ISBN: 978-0989901765). This compelling true story is all about religious freedom and Christian faith.

‘MINE NOT YOURS’ Fashion Event Release: Nov. 16, 2019 at Fred Segal Sunset

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fashion Designers Jordan Willner and Debbie Rosove announce their MINE NOT YOURS fashion event at Fred Segal Sunset, 8500 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Event is Nov. 16, 12-3 p.m.

California Villain Announces a New Rocking Single Release ‘A Little After Midnight’ on October 31

TEMECULA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In anticipation of their upcoming 2020 EP release, California Villain announced they will release their first single “A Little After Midnight” on October 31. This is an absolute fun rocking tune, with true California style.

Inspirational Short Film, ‘Camp Kennebec: The History’ to screen at Marina del Rey Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Marina del Rey Film Festival will hold a public screening of the new Broad Street Studios documentary short film, “Camp Kennebec: The History” on Tuesday, October 22 at 12 p.m. at the Cinemark 18 Howard Hughes Center, Los Angeles. Tickets are available through the Festival’s website.

Bank of Southern California NA Names Jacob Mathews Managing Director of Business Banking

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Jacob Mathews has joined the company as Managing Director of Business Banking. He will be responsible for expanding Bank of Southern California’s client base by actively seeking new business opportunities in Los Angeles County and Orange County.

Mirror Digital Announces Launch of the Reflect Beauty Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — America’s largest multicultural digital ad network, Mirror Digital, advances the conversation on beauty equity with the debut of its groundbreaking beauty product showcase – the Reflect Beauty Awards.

Legacy Global Development in Talks with Major Hotel Brands to Operate Resort at Its Orchid Bay, Belize Property

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Global Development, the developer of the luxurious Orchid Bay, Belize community, today announced that they are talking with major hotel brands to be Orchid Bay’s new hotel operator.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Announces Launch of New Healthcare Practice – Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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.

MCT’s COO Phil Rasori Honored with HousingWire Tech Trendsetters Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, has been designated to HousingWire’s inaugural Tech Trendsetters award list. Phil is credited with being instrumental in the architecture and launch of multiple innovative capital markets solutions.

Unicheck Releases Advanced Cheating Detection to Uncover Digital Trickery

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unicheck, a versatile plagiarism and cheating prevention solution that helps educators worldwide create well-educated students, announced the launch of their advanced digital cheating detection, which spots intricate, tech-enabled cheating endeavors.

BargainsLA.com, the Insider Guide to Sample Sales and Discount Outlets in Southern California, Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BargainsLA.com, is Southern California’s premier bargain shopping guide to discount outlets, sample sales, warehouse sales and liquidation outlets. Since October 1999, BargainsLA’s founder, Suzanne O’Connor, has reviewed over 1,000 “Off Price” discount outlets and posted over 15,000 sample sales and warehouse sales.

MQMR: FNMA Updates to Selling Guide Compels Lenders to Conduct Independent Audit Reviews of QC Process Before Year’s End

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer reminded lenders to conduct an independent audit review of their quality control (QC) process immediately in deference to updates to “Subpart D1, Lender QC Process” of the Fannie Mae Selling Guide.

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

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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.

NotaryCam’s Rick Triola Named a 2019 HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, the leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that its Founder and CEO Rick Triola has been named a 2019 Tech Trendsetter by HousingWire magazine as part of its inaugural HW Tech Trendsetter Awards program.