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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.

Texas Capital Bank Implements DocMagic’s Total eClose Solution for eWarehouse Lending

TORRANCE, Calif., April 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that Texas Capital Bank has implemented its Total eClose(TM) solution. This implementation enables the bank to function as an eWarehouse lender. They can now accept and fund eNotes from its lender customers that want to drastically speed up the process of closing and selling loans.

The Mortgage Collaborative President and Vice Chairman David G. Kittle Issues Statement Supporting Mortgage Bankers Association GSE Reform Proposal

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On behalf of its network of lenders, David G. Kittle, CMB, president and vice chairman, The Mortgage Collaborative, has issued the following statement on the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) release of its GSE Reform proposal, “GSE Reform: Creating a Sustainable, More Vibrant Secondary Mortgage Market”:

ReverseVision Expands RV University (RVU) with 3-Day Live Training Course that Accelerates Reverse Mortgage Loan Originator Success

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced the expansion of its RV University (RVU) education and training program with the addition of a three-day Accelerated Loan Originator Training course available live each month at ReverseVision’s San Diego training facility.

California Safe Schools Honors 2017 Earth Day Heroes

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In honor of Earth Day 2017, California Safe Schools celebrates all of the heroes who strive every day to protect our environment. This year, CSS is honoring the following 2017 Earth Day Heroes with awards and commendations for their exceptional efforts to protect human health and Mother Earth.

iMobie PhoneRescue and AnyTrans Convoy iOS Users Through Safe ‘Spring Cleaning’ without Risk of Data Loss

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s that time of year again for iPhone and iPad users to give their device a spring cleaning and make it sleeker, faster and enable more free storage. To help clean up devices safely without risk of mistakenly deleting important data forever, iMobie brings iPhone manager AnyTrans to back-up iPhone/iPad before cleaning and iPhone data recovery software PhoneRescue as a life saver in case any data loss occurs.

The University of Los Angeles College of Divinity Welcomed as Associate Member of IACBS at Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The International Association of Bible Colleges and Seminaries (IABCS) held their annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia on April 10, 2017, announced United States Ecclesiastical Society and Seminary (USESS). The IABCS under the inspired leadership of President Randal Langley is a first class gold standard non-governmental accreditation organization for Christian Colleges and Universities existing for over 63 years.

PCLender and Mortgage Capital Trading Integrate Solutions and Services

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that it has completed an integration between its secondary marketing solution and PCLender’s loan origination system (LOS). The integration seamlessly transmits critical hedge pipeline data, saving time and enhancing information security.

San Francisco City Hall will be Lit Up Red to recognize World Hemophilia Day

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Hemophilia Foundation of Northern California (HFNC) will participate in World Federation of Hemophilia’s (WFH) “Lighting It Up Red!” campaign in recognition of World Hemophilia Day, on April 17, at 7:30 p.m. on the steps of San Francisco City Hall.

Northern Humboldt Union High School District (CA) Selects Synergy

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif., April 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems has been selected by Northern Humboldt Union High School District (NHUHSD) to implement the company’s Synergy(R) Student Information System, replacing Schoolmaster. The district’s cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include the fully-integrated Synergy Online Registration, California State Reporting, TeacherVUE(R) Portal With Gradebook, and ParentVUE(R) and StudentVUE(R) portals.

CORRECTION: Tenaja Environmental Concerns Association Requests Riverside County Stop Issuing Kennel Permits

MURIETTA, Calif., April 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tenaja Environmental Concerns Association (TECA) is requesting a call to action from Riverside County public officials to stop issuing kennel permits in Residential and Equine neighborhoods. It says that the existing ordinance needs to be updated to address specific property rights of surrounding residents and to introduce additional conditions to safeguard them from the negative impact these kennels present to these communities. (UPDATED)

HousingWire Designates Quandis a 2017 HW TECH100 Mortgage Technology Vendor

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading default management mortgage technology provider, announced that it has been named a top 100 mortgage technology provider by HousingWire for 2017. The annual HW TECH100(TM) list honors the most innovative and progressive technology firms in the U.S. housing economy.

Residents Medical’s Candidates ‘Match’ into 2017 Medical Residency Positions

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since November 2016, during what is called the “Pre-Match” cycle, Residents Medical’s candidates have been offered coveted and competitive ACGME accredited medical residency training slots. In the graduate medical field, this is the time when they find out where they will be starting their medical residency training.

Traffk Signs Contract with David Brown of CHEQS, LLC

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Traffk(TM) LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. David Brown to the expanding Traffk team. Brown will fill the role of Market President, serving Traffk’s payer and health solutions market. Traffk modernizes the insurance underwriting process with more accurate data insights and risk profiling, allowing risk-bearing companies or health plans to manage profitability.

UPROAR ENTERTAINMENT releases 4th Stand-Up Comedy CD by KRISTIN KEY – Fast-paced, Quick Witted, Hilarious and Outrageous

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “I’m A Hooker” by Kristin Key. Armed with her quick wit and her trusty guitar, the Texas native slings her signature goofy songs and hilarious jokes on her fourth collaboration with Uproar Entertainment.

DocMagic Achieves 42 Percent Growth in 2016

TORRANCE, Calif., April 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, reported a 42 percent increase in revenue for 2016. The company credits its growth to the mortgage industry’s demand for products that enable TRID compliance, eSignatures and eClosings. This is the second consecutive year that DocMagic’s revenue has increased by roughly 40 percent.

Utelogy Selects Western Rep Associates As Manufacturers Rep in Northern California, Oregon and Washington State

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy, which makes software for control, management and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education, has signed a representative agreement with Western Rep Associates. Utelogy provides Software-Defined audiovisual (SDAV) technology for control management, analytics and services for smart classrooms, conference rooms and video-conference rooms.

Statement from IObit: IObit to Take a Stand Against Vicious Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IObit, the developer and publisher of Advanced SystemCare, recently found that Malwarebytes flagged Advanced SystemCare 10 as PUP/PUA and removed it without warning, resulting in hundreds of complaints from the users. So far, Malwarebytes has not provided any clear official criteria or any communication channels. It has negatively affected the users’ and IObit’s legitimate rights.

Atlantic Coast Mortgage Chooses ReverseVision’s RVX Loan Origination Software for New HECM Division

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Atlantic Coast Mortgage (ACM) has selected RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS) to support its new home-equity conversion mortgage (HECM) division.

Ferret Owners Hopeful as California Fish and Game Commission Consider Issuing Permits for Ferrets

LA MESA, Calif., April 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legalize Ferrets, a California organization that continues to advocate for ferret legalization in the state, has a watchful eye on The California Fish and Game Commission this month. Why? The commission is set to consider issuing permits for ferrets during its April 26, 2017 meeting in Van Nuys, Calif.

Melyn Acasio Joins Bank of Southern California, N.A.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that Melyn Acasio has joined the Bank as Vice President, Client Relationship Manager at the Del Mar Corporate office. She will primarily focus on building new client relationships for the bank.

DocMagic Named to HW TECH100 List for the Fourth Straight Year

TORRANCE, Calif., March 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it was designated to HousingWire’s HW100(TM) for the fourth year in a row. DocMagic was recognized for its contributions in loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions.

Trump’s wrong attack on Opioid Epidemic

CORTE MADERA, Calif., March 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, chiropractic activist, says Trump’s new panel, headed by Chris Christie, to deal with the opioid epidemic, is “philosophically and scientifically dead wrong.” Dr. Harte declares, “The reason for this epidemic is clear. Orthopedists and other doctors freely prescribe Oxycontin, Fentanyl, Soma and other opioid drugs, get their patients addicted.”

The Los Angeles Classic Announces ‘Time Out with Coach Miller’ as Main Sponsor for 2017 Event April 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The annual Los Angeles Classic Basketball Event is set for April 1, 2017 and will be again held at East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park, the California Basketball Association (CBA) announced today. The main sponsor this year has been announced as the popular web based Television program “Time Out with Coach Miller.”

Apple Fans Rejoice as IOTransfer Arrives Just in Time for iPhone 8

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Great news has arrived for the millions of iPhone users around the world as IOTransfer has released the ultimate file transfer tool for iPhone. Buying a new iPhone has always been a top priority of apple users each time a new model is released and this is where this tool steps in.

HousingWire Names Mortgage Capital Trading a 2017 HW TECH100™ Technology Provider for the First Time

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that it was designated a top 100 mortgage technology firm by HousingWire for the first time ever. The annual HW TECH100(TM) is designed to recognize the most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy.

Culver City, California Becomes a Sanctuary City

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At its March 27, 2017 meeting, the City Council of the City of Culver City adopted a Resolution to declare itself a sanctuary city. According to the Resolution, “The City of Culver City is a sanctuary city for all of its residents, and the City stands in solidarity with other sanctuary jurisdictions.”

Tentenyu Announces Grand Opening Event of Its Second Location, March 31 to April 2 in Culver City, CA

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TENTENYU RAMEN on WLA Sawtelle Japantown announced today, to commemorate the grand opening, a “Dice Challenge” event will take place for three days from Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2 at Tentenyu Culver City.

Mortgage Automation Pioneer cloudvirga Raises $15 Million in Series B Funding

IRVINE, Calif., March 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(SM), developer of the automated, cloud-based intelligent Mortgage Platform(R) (iMP), announced today it has raised $15 million in a series B funding round led by Incenter, a Blackstone Group portfolio company. The new funding will support cloudvirga as it scales its technology and expands its product offerings.

iMobie Updates PhoneClean 5 with Erase Clean to Wipe iPhone Data Permanently for 100-percent Safeguard Against Identity Theft

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie Inc., the developer of iPhone manager AnyTrans and iPhone data recovery tool PhoneRescue, today updates iOS Cleaner PhoneClean 5 with an entirely revamped UI to make interaction more fun and adds new Erase Clean feature to erase and render everything in iPhone unrecoverable for identity thieves.

STUDY: Linking Prevailing Wage Standards with Housing Reforms Would Close Affordability Gap and Save Taxpayer Dollars

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A brand new study by construction industry research non-profit Smart Cities Prevail shows that linking prevailing wage standards with proposed reforms to streamline new housing development would close the affordability gap, save state and local governments tens of millions of dollars annually, and disproportionately benefit communities of color.

Alessandro Feitosa joins 5 Bars as Vice President, Solution Engineering

IRVINE, Calif., March 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 BARS(R) announced today that Alessandro Feitosa has joined 5 Bars as Vice President, Solution Engineering. Alessandro brings 15 years of experience and expertise in the sports and technology space. He has led strategic pursuits and deployments across the globe.

Bank of England Mortgage Helps Customers Get More Out of Retirement with Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM) and ReverseVision Technology

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Bank of England (BOE) Mortgage, a nationwide mortgage lender based in England, Arkansas, has selected RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS) to support its growing Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) division.

Housing Advocates and Los Angeles Residents Call on Los Angeles City Council to Limit Short-Term Rentals in LA

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A growing alliance of affordable housing advocates, local neighborhood renters and homeowners, hotel employees and hotel representatives gathered today in front of Los Angeles City Hall to call on City officials to adopt smart regulations for short-term rentals, according to Keep Neighborhoods First.

New Vista Behavioral Health Welcomes Avalon Malibu to Their Family of Addiction and Mental Health Treatment Centers

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Vista Behavioral Health, a leading provider of addiction treatment, is proud to announce the acquisition of Avalon Malibu. The addition of Avalon to Infinity Treatment Centers, and Simple Recovery, expands the offerings of New Vista Behavioral Health’s distinctive, effective and complementary group of addiction and mental health programs, providing exemplary care to clients struggling with chemical dependency or mental health issues.

Qualia Now Integrated with FNTG’s AgentTRAX System for Title Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced it has integrated the agentTRAX portal from Fidelity National Title Group (FNTG) into its settlement platform. Through this integration, Chicago Title, Commonwealth Land Title and Fidelity National Title agents can issue Closing Protection Letters (CPLs) and generate policy jackets directly through the Qualia system.

Parents and Teachers Speak Out as ‘Autism Acceptance Ambassadors’ for April 2017 Autism Awareness Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — April is Autism Awareness Month, celebrated worldwide. Geek Club Books, an autism nonprofit, is challenging the observance with their Autism Acceptance Ambassador Initiative. The initiative mobilizes parents and educators to actively get out and move the public from “awareness” to “acceptance and inclusion” in support of individuals on the autism spectrum in their communities.

SecuGen to Demonstrate UN20 Bluetooth, OEM Fingerprint Sensor at ISC West 2017

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be demonstrating the UN20 Bluetooth, a Bluetooth enabled OEM fingerprint sensor that is FAP 20 certified, small, rugged, and affordable.

Missing Pieces of the ‘Health Care’ Debate

CORTE MADERA, Calif., March 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, knows that the current debate on so-called ‘health care’ is wrong, on all sides.

DocMagic Ranked a ‘Top 100 Mortgage Employer’ by National Mortgage Professional Magazine for Second Consecutive Year

TORRANCE, Calif., March 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it was named to National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine’s annual “Top 100 Mortgage Employers” list for 2017. This is the second consecutive year that DocMagic has earned placement on the annual list.

Lender Price to Unveil the Lender Price Marketplace at 2017 NAMB East Association of Mortgage Professionals Convention

PASADENA, Calif., March 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lender Price, the emerging leader in real-time, competitive mortgage analytics and product pricing & eligibility (PPE) solutions announced today that it is launching the Lender Price Marketplace at the 2017 NAMB East Association of Mortgage Professionals Convention exhibit in Atlanta, Georgia on March 16 – 18.

Traffk Acquires Capsci Health’s Mobile Technology

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Traffk(TM), the Los Angeles art district-based insurance technology company, is excited to announce the acquisition of Portland, Ore.-based Capsci Health. Capsci Health’s HIPAA compliant, mobile technology platform personalizes health plan members’ benefits, allowing them direct access to their plan’s benefits, ID cards, preferred providers and telemedicine.

Qualia Connects to AgentNet from First American for Integrated Title Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced it has integrated its namesake settlement platform with AgentNet(R) from First American Title Insurance Company, a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services and the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF).

The Mortgage Collaborative Marks Major Milestone Adding 100th Lender Member

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, announced today that the 100th lender member joined the organization, a milestone reached following their recent Winter Lender Member Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz.

ReverseVision’s Second Annual User Conference Draws Newcomers to Reverse Mortgage Industry

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, drew a record crowd of reverse mortgage lenders, brokers and industry newcomers to its second annual user conference February 8-10 at the Hilton San Diego Mission Bay Resort and Spa. (*Updated*)

Hoge Fenton Intellectual Property and Privacy & Data Security Practice Grows

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are pleased to announce that Counsel Lee Lueddemann, formerly of the Law Office of Leopold Lueddemann in San Ramon, Calif., and Associate Marianna Khoury, formerly of Twitter, Inc., have joined Hoge Fenton. Both are members of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Privacy & Data Security Groups.

Art-In-Relation Features a Cavalcade of Talent in a Unique Two Night Engagement

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jonas Sills, founder and executive producer of Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), announces a grand benefit performance of “Broadway-LA.” After three successful seasons of theater in the Long Beach area, Art-In-Relation made its move to Los Angeles with two acclaimed productions, “Andrew Lippa’s Wild Party” and “Frankenstein, A New Musical” in the fall of 2016. They were honored to receive rave reviews and an “Ovation Recommendation” from the LA Theater Alliance.

EPIC Insurance Recognized as a Top Specialist Broker for Construction and Design Firms Nationally

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC has been recognized among an elite group of U.S. specialty brokers by Insurance Business America (IBA).

CARR Announces First Corporate Sponsor, Grace Care Management

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to announce Grace Care Management as CARR’s first corporate sponsor. President and CEO Cindy Hasz stated, “Grace Care Management is pleased to support CARR’s consumer advocacy work; it long overdue, and much needed by the growing numbers of seniors who are receiving assisted living placements in California.”

Simple Recovery Announces In-network Services with Anthem Blue Cross

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simple Recovery, a leading Chemical Dependency Treatment Center in Orange County, California, announced today their ability to provide in-network addiction treatment services through 14 major insurance carriers, including Anthem Blue Cross.

ReverseVision Named to HousingWire’s HW TECH100 for Second Time

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced it has been named to HousingWire’s HW TECH100(TM) list of the housing economy’s most innovative technology companies for a second time. Previously recognized in 2015, ReverseVision is the only reverse mortgage loan origination software (LOS) provider to be selected for the prestigious award.

Lender Price Included on 2017 HW Tech 100 List by HousingWire Magazine

PASADENA, Calif., March 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lender Price, the emerging leader in real-time, competitive mortgage analytics and product pricing & eligibility (PPE) solutions complete with full mobile functionality and advanced business intelligence, today announced it has been included in the 2017 HW TECH100 list published by housing industry trade magazine HousingWire.

Qualia Integrates with Old Republic Title

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced it has completed an integration with Old Republic Title’s ezJacket and Closing Protection Letter (CPL) software applications. As a result, title agents can now generate policy jackets, policy reports and CPLs directly without leaving the Qualia system.

EPIC Insurance to Sponsor HR West 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it will sponsor and exhibit at NCHRA’s HR West 2017 Conference on March 6-8 at the Oakland Convention Center in Oakland, Calif. Please visit us at the EPIC Booth 13.

Qualia Recognized with HW TECH100 Award by HousingWire

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced that it has been selected by HousingWire as a 2017 HW TECH100(TM) award winner, an honor given to the most innovative technology companies in real estate. For title settlement professionals, Qualia provides an all-in-one solution for more efficient and seamless closings.

Convicted Actor Steve Comisar Nears One Million Twitter Followers While in Prison

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steve Comisar is living proof that nothing is impossible. With close to one million Twitter followers and over one million YouTube video views, Comisar has become a highly respected social media celebrity. This is because Steve Comisar is the only Hollywood actor that is also a famous con man.

CARR Awarded Grant for Age-Friendly Community Project

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announced today that it is the recipient of a $30,000 grant funded by the Del Mar Healthcare Fund, through the Age Friendly Communities Program at the San Diego Foundation. The grant will move San Diego towards becoming an Age Friendly/Livable Community for All Ages, a designation of the World Health Organization and AARP.

Marion Gatley Institute Opens Its Doors to All Who Want to Learn a New Language

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marion Gatley Institute has just opened to provide services and classes for people that want to learn another language, but haven’t been able to do so prior. We provide a flexible class schedule in which can bend to your personal life and daily obligations.

EPIC’s Brian Tanner, Mary Grandy and Tony Lorber Honored as Risk & Insurance Magazine 2017 ‘Power Brokers’

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal Brian Tanner, Senior Vice President Mary Grandy and Senior Vice President Tony Lorber have been recognized as 2017 Power Brokers by Risk & Insurance Magazine.

Qualia Achieves SOC 2 Information Security Certification

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced that it has earned the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA’s) Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) certification after completing an independent audit process with a third-party certified public accounting (CPA) firm.

Utelogy and CEI Announce Partnership for Audio Visual Control, Management and Analytics System

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy, which makes software for control, management and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education, has signed a strategic solution partnership agreement with Communications Engineering Inc., (CEI), a premier full service consulting, design and implementation company providing turnkey broadcast, audio visual and media IT system integration services.