California Business News

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.


iMobie Releases AnyUnlock to Remove Various iPhone Locks Instantly and Securely, Allowing Users to Freely Enjoy iPhone Again

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie, a tech company who is devoted to making digital life easy & efficient for global users, announced a new product release: AnyUnlock – iPhone Password Unlocker! It can unlock various passwords for iOS devices securely and quickly, including Apple ID, screen passcode, Screen Time passcode, and even encrypted iTunes backup, with the highest success rate.

AutoAccident.com: As Lawsuits Mount, Johnson & Johnson Ends Sales of Talc-Based Baby Powder in the U.S.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AutoAccident.com: After a century of selling baby powder, Johnson & Johnson has decided to pull the plug on further sales of its talc-based product. Sales will officially end in the U.S. and Canada after supplies already on the shelf run out.

Toray TC346 Epoxy Resin System for High-End Motorsports Receives Flame-Retardancy Certifications

MORGAN HILL, Calif., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Toray Advanced Composites announces that its industry-leading Toray TC346 prepreg resin system has passed the SFI 56.1 and UL94 V0 flame-retardancy tests. The passing of these stringent flame-retardancy tests further demonstrates how the Toray TC346 system is ideally suited to satisfy the rigorous demands of the Formula One, NASCAR, and other high performance automotive and motorsport markets.

Images of an Artist’s Performance from One Month Before the Pandemic Become Increasingly Relevant as Places Re-open and Fates Unfold

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An American artist, Ayzay Ukwuoma, presents new images from an art performance he had done less than one month before the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today’s practice of social distancing, currently makes the performance impossible to do.

Casa Romantica Opened Gardens to Public on Friday, May 22

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, an award-winning Southern California 501(c)(3) nonprofit, opened their gardens to the public on Friday, May 22, in accordance with social distancing and safety guidelines provided by the state of California.

COVID-19 and the Increasing Number of Uninsured Drivers – How to Protect Yourself by AutoAccident.com

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AutoAccident.com: With the unemployment rate at sky-high levels since the pandemic hit, many families are faced with difficult economic choices. For some that may mean having to choose between paying rent or continuing to pay for car insurance.

TKG Implements A.I. Platform to Efficiently Connect Talent With Opportunity

GRANITE BAY, Calif., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kleinbach Group (TKG), a boutique recruiting firm specializing in clinical diagnostics, is rolling out Humanly’s AI-based conversational recruiting platform to help streamline the team’s ability to connect exceptional talent with their Fortune 500 healthcare clients.

Tapcheck and HealthCare Synergy Partner to Better Serve Home Health Community Workers

TARZANA, Calif., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Employee recruitment and retention continue to be top-of-mind human resource concerns for businesses around the country. That’s why financial solutions company such as Tapcheck are partnering with companies to provide flexible solutions for employees.

NotaryCam Offers Free RON Services for Current, Retired Military Members over Memorial Day for Its ‘Help a Hero’ Initiative

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it would once again offer free remote online notarization (RON) sessions to United States veterans and current service members over the Memorial Day holiday weekend as part of its semi-annual “Help a Hero” initiative.

Record Early Enrollment for Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents & Young Surgeon 3rd Annual Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc. and Bespa Global, LLC, co-organizers of the program, announced today that despite the change of date for its 3rd Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons Course it is still experiencing record early registration. The course, originally scheduled for May 1-3 will take place from Nov. 6-8, 2020 at The Omni Downtown, Austin, Texas.

California Bluegrass Association Announces Turn Your Radio OnLINE webcast series

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Gabriele Ciampi’s New Release – She Walks in Beauty – Musically Transforms Lord Byron’s Poem into Message of Hope

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With lyrics inspired by famed poet, Lord Byron, Gabriele Ciampi’s, “She Walks in Beauty” was composed and orchestrated by him to pay tribute to the heroes on the frontline of the current pandemic. This eloquent music video serves as a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel with the promise of a return to normal. The video and song will be released, worldwide, on May 15 by Universal Music Group.

Mysterious Pandemic breaks out in psych thriller ‘Face Of Evil’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Awarded psychological thriller/horror film “Face Of Evil” (F.O.E.), produced by V-Movie Productions, turns out prophetic and realistic once again. Topical for the latest mass shootings afflicting our country, the movie is hot again for the recent pandemic outbreak of Corona Virus afflicting the world. A killer soundtrack wraps up the picture.

12traits At Home Wellbeing Assessment: Gaming and Mental Health During COVID-19

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As increased feelings of anxiety and depression rise during this global pandemic, 12traits announces the release of a free assessment and report breaking down the psychology of health and wellbeing as it pertains to COVID-19 circumstances – especially the decrease in physical contact due to social distancing measures.

IMPRES Selected for GSA’s Government-wide Single Award Dell Rugged Products BPA

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., May 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IMPRES Technology Solutions, Inc., a leading IT solutions provider for the US Federal Government, today announced an estimated $67 million award to provide standardized, pre-configured rugged laptop devices to federal customers via the General Services Administration AdvantageSelect program.

Startup Designs Nasal Respirator to Protect Airways While Freeing the Mouth

WINTERS, Calif., May 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Modern Mammoth Technologies, LLC, is announcing the launch of a unique nasal respirator to provide more protection to more people-especially the frontline heroes. Modern Mammoth is a startup founded by two veterinarians, Dr’s Valerie Fournier and Alejandro Garcia.

Online Literary Journal ‘COVID TALES’ Helps Readers Find Meaning During Quarantine

OAKLAND, Calif., May 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — APOCRYPHILE PRESS, LLC (apocryphilepress.com) has announced the launch of a new online literary journal, “COVID TALES” featuring fiction, memoir, and poetry set during the Covid-19 Sheltering-in-place order.

Record Early Spine Fellows & Young Surgeon Enrollment for 10th Annual November Spine IEP Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc., announced today it is experiencing record early registration for its 10th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons’ Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program). The course will be conducted November 20-22 at The Fairmont Hotel, Austin, Texas.

Hookona Books Presents, ‘Circumcision Scar,’ a Powerful Expose About Child Abuse, Sexual Mutilation, and the Oldest Cult Sacrifice in History

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hookona Books is proud to release an intensely personal story that cuts close to home for everyone who values protecting children, First Amendment rights, and body integrity. “Circumcision Scar” (ISBN: 978-1734555806) is the unprecedented story about Jay J. Jackson’s 35-year foreskin restoration and how Christian American doctors forced this mandate onto a nation.

Bank of Southern California NA Funds More Than $487.8 Million in PPP Loans

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, announced today that it has funded more than $487.8 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. These results, as of 9:30 p.m. PDT on May 7, 2020, provided 1,940 local businesses affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) with critical financing to retain or restore jobs for 51,523 individuals.

KROST CPAs & Consultants Provides Much-Needed Help to Businesses Affected by the Economic Downturn Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles-based firm, KROST CPAs & Consultants, has launched several programs to assist businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic. Since April 2020, the firm has assisted hundreds of businesses and individuals through the development of COVID-19 resources.

Superhero Cooking School, YouTube’s Hottest New Comedy Show, Provides Comedic Relief with Zoom-Filmed Episode

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Superhero Cooking School,” a new web comedy series, has been generating laughs around the world. Featured exclusively on YouTube, Superhero Cooking School was created by Gina Nemo, an award-winning actress and filmmaker, and founder of G Plan Media, and has earned acclaim for its unique comedic style and Saturday Night Live vibes, where actors create characters and parody famous comic book personalities.

Sacramento SPCA – Giving More Than Shelter – Need for lifesaving work is surging during COVID-19 crisis

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA announced today that demand for its COVID-related services is surging in May despite an anticipated decrease based on federal stimulus and unemployment payments to Sacramento area residents. The increase in need comes at a time when the organization is preparing to expand programs, including adoptions, as part of the area’s re-opening plans.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces Q1 2020 Results and Response to Pandemic

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. Total assets increased to $852 million at March 31, 2020, up from $830 million in the prior quarter and an increase of 10.8% compared to March 31, 2019.

AutoAccident.com Delivers Food to Clients During COVID-19 Crisis

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Law Office of Edward A. Smith, dba AutoAccident.com, is providing food assistance to present and former clients of the firm by delivering groceries to their homes, free of charge.

The Only COVID-19 Initiative that Brings Self-Care to Frontliners While in Action

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On National Nurses Day, the Sufi Psychology Association (“SPA”), through its “Caring for Our Caregivers” COVID-19 initiative, will provide direct access to hours of self-care and meditation programs to help bring solace to healthcare professionals fighting on the frontlines of this pandemic.

Wente Vineyards offers the First Ever Voice App Wine Tasting Experience

LIVERMORE, Calif., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wente Vineyards, the longest continuously owned and operated family winery, and a company of many firsts throughout its 137-year history, nationally launches today an interactive home wine tasting feature with both Alexa and Google home devices. A wine industry first, this ability to experience a guided wine tasting with one’s smart device will bring the wine country experience straight to the home.

Certain Lending Launches Major Survey of Real Estate Investors

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

In-Home Care Company Implements Innovative OverSightMD Inc. Solution to Protect Caregivers and Clients During COVID-19 Pandemic

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ComForCare Home Care North County San Diego, a leading provider of in-home care services, has partnered with OverSightMD Inc., the leader in employee & patient population oversight, to deliver daily employee and patient wellness screenings that can help to detect symptoms of COVID-19 and other communicable disease infections.

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

SAN DIEGO and RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) and CalWest Bancorp (OTCBB: CALW), today announced that they have renegotiated the terms of their merger and have agreed to amend the initial Definitive Agreement announced on October 21, 2019 following shareholder meetings held on April 22, 2020.

Pledging 1,975 Meals and More to Mark 45 Years Since Refugees First Arrived in the US on April 30, 1975

WESTMINSTER, Calif., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vietnamese Americans in Orange County’s Little Saigon issued a “Nailing It For America” challenge to other Vietnamese communities throughout the country: Join the national day of giving back beginning Thursday, April 30 to help healthcare professionals and other front-line workers fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19).

New Sacramento Accident Study Identifies and Maps Roads with Highest Hit-and-Run Rates

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AUTOACCIDENT.COM – According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic safety, a hit-and run-accident occurs about 60 times per minute. 36% of hit-and-run accidents in Sacramento between 2017-2018 have resulted in injury or death.

Alegría Fresh and Impact Bioenergy Sign Strategic Global Deal to Deliver Alegría Farmacy Plant-based Food and Energy Systems

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Erik Cutter, President and CEO of Alegría Fresh and Jan Allen, President and CEO of Impact Bioenergy are proud to announce the development of the Alegría Farmacy food production system.

California Safe Schools Celebrates 22nd Anniversary and Earth Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — March 30, 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS) a celebrated children’s environmental health and justice coalition founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina’s two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.

Moving from COVID Pandemic to Kitten Crisis: The Sacramento SPCA Braces for an Overwhelming Kitten Season

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA announced today that, since April 1, it has seen a 500% increase in the number of underage kittens (younger than six weeks) come in to the shelter at 6201 Florin Perkins Rd in Sacramento versus the same time period last year.

WIC is Serving Families in Need

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is considered an essential service. WIC staff in California are serving families during the COVID-19 pandemic, including families who never before received benefits, but are now in need of assistance.

Gary Fritzen, Composer, and California Arts Org, Art-In-Relation Team for ‘There Will Be Light’ – You Sing It, New Song Challenge

STOCKTON, Calif., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gary Fritzen, award winning composer of musical theatre, feeling the weight of the covid-19 pandemic announces a challenge for singers of all abilities and interest to sing his new song, “There Will Be Light.”

Pandemic Pushes L.A. Arts Nonprofit, Dream A World Education, from Classroom to Television

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dream A World Education, an LAUSD and Hawthorne School District provider of arts and social-emotional education working in areas of extreme poverty, has turned school closures into an opportunity to move their artists from classrooms to television and virtual recyclable programming.

Talon International, a global Trims and Zipper manufacturer, is leveraging its supply chain, delivering millions of pieces of PPE to global market

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Talon International, has retooled its manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and around the world to supply Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for medical and non-medical. Talon is supplying 3-ply face masks and medical-grade face shields, as well as cloth masks, gloves, alcohol wipes, hand sanitizer, and isolation gowns.

Fanplayr Data Shows Retailers Are Making Up for Lost Sales

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fanplayr, a leader in e-commerce intelligence, released figures that give clear insights into the adjustment consumers are making in light of significant lifestyle changes forced by the COVID-19 pandemic.