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.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Carpinteria Goes Solar to Reduce Hotel’s Carbon Footprint

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Aug. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Holiday Inn Express & Suites, located in Carpinteria, California, owned and operated by the HMBL, LLC, is pleased to announce the activation of their solar power generating system. The hotel has installed over 500 solar voltaic panels on new carports built in the parking lot.

Gordon Brush Receives a Letter of Commendation from the United States Army

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The United States Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) commends Gordon Brush for the development of a “Chamber Brush” that cleans the main gun on the Abrams Tank, saving the Army $1.5 billion.

New Book Exposes Epidemic in ‘Agent Orange Roundup: Living with a Foot in Two Worlds’

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Agent Orange Day is August 10. While COVID-19 races through the U.S. population, another invisible killer continues to rage among our already endangered population. Agent Orange continues to contaminate and kill civilians and veterans more than 50 years after spraying. Two Marines, Brent MacKinnon and Sandy Scull, have published a personal account detailing damage done to both body and soul: “Agent Orange Roundup: Living with a Foot in Two Worlds” (ISBN 978-1634989565).

MCT Fortifies Its Team of Mortgage Industry Leaders Before 2020 Market Volatility

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it appointed two mortgage industry veterans in early 2020 which strengthen its support to the capital markets community during the worldwide pandemic and associated financial turbulence.

YUASA Systems to Demonstrate New Endurance Test Capabilities for Flexible Displays

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.

RPP Products Selects Sagon-Phior and SDDPR as Branding and PR Agencies of Record for Its New ‘Premier Pure’ Hand Sanitizer Product Line

BLOOMINGTON, Calif., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RPP Products today announced that it has selected Sagon-Phior and SDDPR as its branding and PR team for the company’s new Premier Pure hand sanitizer product line. In March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, RPP Products pivoted from motor oil production to hand sanitizer production in just seven days.

Perigee Fund Invests in 2020 Mom, Executive Director Joins from Cigna

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2020 Mom has been awarded a significant multi-year capacity investment by the Perigee Fund, a philanthropic organization focused in supporting early parenting, so families can thrive.

IntelliMedia Networks Inc. Acquires Canadian GlobalMLX, A Supply Chain CTPAT Training Consultant

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IntelliMedia Networks Inc., a leading provider of streaming media distribution and immersive training technology, acquired GlobalMLX, a Canadian supply-chain security training and certification consulting firm for an undisclosed amount.

Back by Popular Demand: The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts Reopens for Students

CORONA, Calif., July 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — August 10th cannot come fast enough for those students interested in music, performing arts and academics. This is when The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts (yacollege.edu) reopens, bringing back opportunity for students to further their education and make the most of their chances for advancement in the arts.

Easyriders announces in honor of its 50th Anniversary the Classic Easyriders Complete Digital Magazine Collection in partnership with GIT Corp.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pepper Foster, CEO of Easyriders, the rock-n-ride brand, is excited to announce “Classic Easyriders Complete Digital Magazine Collection – 50th Anniversary Special” by GIT Corp. This massive library of the history of Easyriders features 554 digital magazines.

MAGLITE Introduces New Backpack Line that Meets the MAGLITE Standard for Performance and Durability

ONTARIO, Calif., July 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAGLITE is introducing a line of backpacks that meet the MAGLITE standard for performance and durability. The backpacks are “Manufactured in the U.S.A.” The backpacks are made to the same standards as those provided to active duty service members of the U.S. military.

Valligent Technologies Hires Walter Allen as EVP of Digital Transformation

ROSEVILLE, Calif., July 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valligent Technologies (Valligent), the mortgage industry’s residential valuation technology trendsetter, announced today that it has hired Walter Allen as executive vice president of digital transformation.

DocMagic and Simplifile Team to Advance eClosing Adoption, eNotarizations, and eRecordings

TORRANCE, Calif., July 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced it has partnered with leading real estate document collaboration and recording technology provider Simplifile to deliver new process efficiencies that further digitize the closing process.

Healthcare Career Pathways Collaborative Program Honors Third Cohort Graduates

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., July 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Healthcare Career Pathways, a collaborative educational program created by Mt. Diablo Adult Education; Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda; and Opportunity Junction, is proud to announce the graduation of its third cohort of Certified Nursing Assistants.

iMobie Releases AnyFix to Fix 300+ iOS, iPadOS, tvOS and iTunes Issues: Revive Apple Devices with Simple Clicks

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie, a cutting-edge IT company dedicated to providing solutions to all Apple users, releases AnyFix – iOS System Recovery to fix various system issues for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch/Apple TV. It also works great in solving issues like iTunes errors, Recovery mode issues, etc., and revives all Apple devices and iTunes back to normal.

El Paseo South Gate has you Covered

SOUTH GATE, Calif., July 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Did you leave your mask at home or in the car? El Paseo South Gate has you covered. Starting July 17, 2020, they are providing free masks to shoppers as part of their “Stay Safe at El Paseo South Gate” campaign.

Simprints Launches 2nd Generation of their SecuGen Based Fingerprint Scanner, ‘Vero 2.0,’ to Improve Coverage of Vaccines and other Global Health Interventions

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simprints, a Cambridge, UK-based biometrics company, develops Vero 2.0,‚Äč an evolution of their original Vero scanner, based on SecuGen’s fingerprint module, to improve the distribution of healthcare, microfinance, and aid to the poor around the world.

Entertainment Executive Mike Sington: From Working with NBCUniversal to Becoming ‘Hollywood’s Ultimate Insider’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Far too many people look back at their life with regret for the opportunities they let slip through their fingers, and the dreams they left unrealized. Mike Sington knew from an early age he wouldn’t be one of those people.

MortgageCountry Perfects the eClosing Process – Goes Live with DocMagic’s Custom-Configured Total eClose™ Solution and Dynamic Document Preparation Service

TORRANCE, Calif., July 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that MortgageCountry, a newly formed mortgage banker, has implemented its Total eClose platform and dynamic document preparation service.

Olea Recruits Kiosk Industry Expert Mr. Rusty Gaynes to Serve as Director of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks, Inc., a leading provider of innovative self-service kiosk solutions, announces the hiring of channel sales and partnerships industry expert, Rusty Gaynes, as Director of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships.

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Announces Launch of Friendly Visiting and Telephone Reassurance Program Initiative

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano, and Alameda today announces the launch of the Friendly Visiting and Telephone Reassurance Program in Solano County funded by the Napa Solano Area Agency on Aging. This new initiative is designed to provide and maintain individual connection with homebound seniors and prevent isolation, a precursor to abuse.

‘In America – A New Musical’ Launches Salvo Against Trump’s Culture War

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Bay Area Law School Launches Two New Flexible Online Degrees in Intellectual Property

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lincoln Law School of San Jose today announced their Flexible Online LLM and MLS in Intellectual Property, two new programs. Both the LLM IP and the MLS IP programs with a concentration on patents will be available starting this Fall semester 2020 starting in September.

Sasha Baluka Promoted to Partner at Bessolo Haworth, a Leading West Coast Tax, Accounting and Business Advisory Firm

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. and GIG HARBOR, Wash., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bessolo Haworth, a leading West Coast tax, accounting and business advisory firm, announces the promotion of Sasha Baluka to partner. Baluka will continue to manage some of the firm’s largest clients and will now also work with the firm’s partners to manage and lead the organization.

NotaryCam CEO Rick Triola Praises ALTA, MBA and NAR for Issuing Model RON Executive Order

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam Founder and CEO Rick Triola today hailed the efforts of the American Land Title Association (ALTA), Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and National Association of Realtors (NAR) to provide guidance and standardization for states seeking to temporarily authorize the use of remote online notarization (RON) for real estate closings.

Heartwood Assisted Living launches Re-Branding of Website and Service Offerings

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., July 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heartwood has been a long-standing staple for Residential assisted living among San Antonio Locals. With its Mid-Century modern touches and at-home feel, seniors feel as though it’s a blast from the past in their day to daycare.

Globest Trading Inc. and Internet Brand Development Resolve Pending Lawsuit with Canon

GLENDORA, Calif., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Canon Inc., Globest Trading Inc., and Globest’s parent company, Internet Brand Development (HK) Limited (“IBD”), have entered into a settlement agreement to amicably resolve the pending lawsuit between Canon and Globest in the Central District of California.

Pets and Fireworks – Tips to Keep Pets Happy and Safe on July 4th

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every Independence Day, shelters are filled with lost and injured pets. The Sacramento SPCA is recommending the following tips to keep your pet safe so you can all enjoy a happy and safe Fourth of July.

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

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Maglite and Movember – Two Iconic Worldwide Brands Partner to Shine Light on Men’s Health

ONTARIO, Calif., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maglite and Movember are partnering to shine a light on men’s health and well-being. The Movember Mini Maglite AA PRO LED is available now. Owning one will shine a light on your support of men’s health issues and a percentage of the proceeds will go to supporting the causes championed by Movember.

Doggy Dashing on June 27 – Walking Together to Save Lives

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash this Saturday, June 27, 2020 – and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 27th anniversary, the Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California’s largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.

Michael Jackson Tells His Own Story in Interactive Audio Book Filled with Intimate Voicemail Recordings

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dieter Wiesner, Michael Jackson’s former manager and friend, had many voice recordings from the pop icon, and sought a way to share them with others. “Michael Jackson: The Real Story” (ISBN: 978-1732181397), co-authored by Wiesner and Jah and published by Kingdomedia, is the result of that desire.

Danville Congregational Church Chosen Best Place of Worship by East Bay Times Reader’s Choice Awards

DANVILLE, Calif., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Danville Congregational Church (DCC) today announced that it was named “Best Place of Worship” for 2020-2021 by the East Bay Times Reader’s Choice Awards. The church also received that honor from East Bay Times readers for 2019-2020. This latest recognition will appear in a supplement to be published with the Sunday, June 28 edition of the East Bay Times.

Expert DOJO Invests $1.2 Million in Diverse Startups this June

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On June 3, 2020, Expert DOJO has announced that its current accelerator cohort has invested in 12 companies. Of 12 investments made, 9 are minority-led businesses, and of the same 12 investments, 4 have female founders.

ReverseVision President Joe Langner Lauded as Mortgage Technology Thought Leader by PROGRESS in Lending Association

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading technology provider for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse lending program market, today announced that company President Joe Langner has been honored as a mortgage technology Thought Leader by PROGRESS in Lending Association.

FileMage Gateway Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FileMage, a provider of enterprise-grade cloud migration and file transfer software solutions, today announced the availability of FileMage Gateway in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Azure.

Dogs Trapped in Hot Cars – The Sacramento SPCA is Helping Keep Pets Safe

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the Sacramento region heads into an extremely hot week, one local animal welfare organization is taking action to help animals left in hot cars. The Sacramento SPCA is providing thermometers to all animal control officers in Sacramento County.

Cyber Intelligence Tradecraft Subscription Model from Treadstone 71 Announced

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71, the leading pure-play cyber intelligence and counterintelligence firm announced the release of a new subscription model. The new model not only includes online, in-depth, standard-based intelligence training, but offers access to CyberIntellipedia and up to four weeks of consulting time.

First Los Angeles Dental Clinic That Uses Hospital-Type HVAC Systems to Mitigate Diseases Like COVID-19

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mi Dentista Dental Clinic in collaboration with a mechanical engineering firm, HVAC Engineering, has set up the first known dental clinic in Los Angeles that uses Negative Pressure Environments to mitigate diseases like COVID-19, namely the disease associated with the SARS-Cov-2 virus.

Mental Health Awareness License Plate Winning Design

LAFAYETTE, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BeingwellCA, a California 501(c)(3), submitted the initial design for the Mental Health Awareness License Plate to California Department of Education for DMV review.