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.


Build Your Own Garment (BYOG) Releases High Quality Logo Embroidery Checklist

DUBLIN, Calif., Oct. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Build Your Own Garment (BYOG) releases a checklist of what to look for in high quality logo embroidery from an embroidery design studio. When using embroidery to represent an organization, the logo must be striking and memorable for all the right reasons.

Kevin Harnetiaux Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers in Sacramento CA

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that insurance industry veteran Kevin Harnetiaux has joined the firm as Senior Vice president and Chief Operating Officer of EPIC’s Sacramento Region, including Sacramento, Calif., Gold River, Calif., and Reno, Nev.

ReverseVision and STRATMOR Group Partner to Integrate First-Ever HECM Borrower Satisfaction Benchmark into MortgageSAT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced it is partnering with leading mortgage industry advisory firm STRATMOR Group to develop the first-ever HECM borrower satisfaction benchmark as part of STRATMOR’s MortgageSAT Borrower Satisfaction Program.

Thrive Mortgage partners with Cloudvirga to give its loan officers an edge with consumers

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that full-service mortgage lender Thrive Mortgage LLC (formerly Georgetown Mortgage) is deploying Cloudvirga digital mortgage technology to loan officers across its more than 50 branch locations nationwide. The lender expects 70 percent of its loan production will be powered by Cloudvirga technology by the end of the quarter.

Residents Medical Creates Pathways for Medical Residency Applicants

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For medical students who want to practice medicine in the U.S., September is the most important month. Why? September is when the application process starts for medical school graduates to begin their hands-on training or Graduate Medical Education (GME). The competition is fierce. That’s where Residents Medical comes in.

XG Communities announces advancement for the City of La Puente’s small cell and 5G wireless strategy

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC and the City of La Puente, Calif. announced that approximately 1,500 street light poles are now available to wireless carriers and technology companies for small cell deployment. The street light poles are available on XG Communities’ Site SeleX Platform.

Cloudvirga Selected to Demo Mobile POS at MBA Annual Conference and Expo in Washington, DC

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, announced that it has been selected to demo its recently launched Mobile POS at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Annual Conference & Expo 2018, taking place October 14-17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington, D.C.

Flashlight and Video of Hero San Bernardino Sheriff will be on Display at the National Law Enforcement Museum

ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Law Enforcement Museum will open to the public on October 13 in Washington D.C. and MAGLITE representatives and San Bernardino County Sheriff Lieutenant Jim Considine will be in attendance to experience this momentous occasion.

DocMagic Teams with Several Southern California Non-Profit Groups and Organizations in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it has donated a shipment of its popular custom-made pink bunny slippers, which will be handed out at a blood drive event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Twenty percent of all donated blood will be given to cancer treatment and research.

Imagine John Lennon at 78, Helping to End Hunger, One License Plate at a Time

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today would have marked the 78th birthday of John Lennon, and his legacy is still helping to “Imagine there’s no hunger,” in California, Florida and throughout the U.S. Yoko Ono Lennon has kindly authorized the use of the iconic self-portrait image to help the California Association of Food Banks and Feeding Florida in their ongoing fight to end hunger.

Eight Exceptional Charities Selected to Receive 2018 JL Simmons Non-profit PR Grant Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a California-based marketing, branding, entertainment, publishing and technology firm founded in 1983, today announced the eight U.S. 501(c)(3) charities selected for its annual J.L. Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants program for 2018/19. With this year’s Grant, each charity will receive up to $2400 in services including PR, marketing and social media promotion.

The Mortgage Collaborative Expands Benchmark, Collaboration Labs and Working Group Member Engagement Initiatives

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced that they have added and expanded upon several of their member benefits. With the continued growth of their national lender member network, TMC has increased the size and scope of their engagement programs to offer even more opportunities for their members to network and collaborate.

This innovative solution will help cities from drowning in cardboard waste

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (‘NEXT’), The world’s leading automated transportation innovator for Smart and Connected Cities is responding to and initiating its own response to the global single-use e-Commerce packaging waste challenge.

NEXT Future Transportation: Autonomous Transportation Success Depends on Project Finance and Public Private Partnerships

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (“NEXT”), the global leader in modular-electric vehicle solutions, today announced it will be participating in the International Project Finance Association (“IPFA Americas”) conference, Autonomous and Connected Vehicles: Impacts and Implications, on Thursday, Oct. 25 at the office of Nixon Peabody LLC in Los Angeles.

MCT Adds Investors to Bid Tape AOT Tri-Party Agreement Automation in its Bid Auction Manager (BAM) Platform

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that new investor bid tape assignment-of-trade (AOT) loan sale executions are now available for sellers using its BAM whole loan trading platform.

L.A. Artists and Performers to Salute Beyond Baroque’s 50th at Nov. 10 Gala

VENICE, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A historic lineup of L.A.’s leading artists, performers, poets and authors will salute Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center (‘Beyond Baroque’), the city’s legendary literary center, at its 50th anniversary “Bohemian Bacchanal” on Saturday, November 10. The gala event, located in the Venice Arts Plaza, features a dinner and will be highlighted by presentations honoring actor/poet Viggo Mortensen, a long-time supporter.

MAG Instrument Inc. Continues Lighting the Path to Breast Cancer Awareness

ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This month, Mag Instrument Inc. (MAG), the company that produces the iconic MAGLITE line of flashlights, is once again partnering with National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (NBCF) to promote awareness of and raise funds to support the work of NBCF. In fact, 2018 will mark a decade that Mag Instrument Inc. has observed Breast Cancer Awareness Month and donated nearly $400,000 to NBCF.

EPIC Hosts Fourth Annual Invitational Golf Tournament Benefiting Nonprofit The Joyful Child Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO and ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has hosted its fourth annual EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament on behalf of The Joyful Child Foundation and its mission to keep children safe.

NEXT Future Transportation joins Public Finance thought leadership discussion – contributes perspective on the adoption of autonomous vehicles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (‘NEXT’), the world’s leading modular-electric vehicle company, is pleased to join municipal finance leaders – from public sector issuers to investors, investment bankers, municipal advisors, rating agencies, buyers and bond counsels to discuss the key topics relating to the advancement of autonomous transportation.

SBEMP Launches a New Website Design with Online Booking Consultation with an Attorney

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SBEMP LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Palm Springs, Orange County, San Diego, New Jersey, and New York, launched a new website for potential and existing clients to easily find our offices, contact information, see our practice areas. The site offers a simplified, streamlined design with information about our practice areas.

Mortgage Capital Trading Adds Multi-Factor Authentication to its MCTlive! Secondary Marketing Software

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has implemented multi-factor authentication (MFA) security protocols, which require multiple methods to verify a user’s identity for logins and transactions.

DocMagic and NotaryCam Integrate to Eliminate Reliance on In-Person Notarizations for Paperless eClosings

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, and NotaryCam, the leader in online notarization solutions, announced an integration that eliminates the need to wet-sign loan documents in the physical presence of a notary by allowing loan documents to be quickly and compliantly eNotarized online.

Orange County Jiu-Jitsu Holds Inaugural Fundraising Event and Continuing Campaign to Support National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

IRVINE and ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange County Jiu-Jitsu (OC Jiu-Jitsu), a Clark Gracie Academy, and Hot Head Clothing, an apparel line designed solely to benefit child cancer patients, announced that they recently held a unique fundraising event to heighten awareness and raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to combat childhood cancer.

NotaryCam’s Rick Triola Named a Finalist for Orange County Business Journal’s ‘Innovator of the Year’ Award

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, leader in online notarization and the original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that Founder and CEO Rick Triola was named a finalist for the Orange County Business Journal’s ‘Innovator of the Year’ award. Triola’s accomplishment was celebrated at an awards luncheon held September 20 at Hotel Irvine.

Director Troy Rowland to Shoot ‘DangerMan Returns’ the Black Superhero Film Sequel

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It will be lights, camera and a lot of action as DangerMan, America’s Real Life Black Superhero, gears up to shoot the sequel to his original film release. “DangerMan Returns” will be directed by Troy Michael Rowland, a veteran entertainment specialist whose credits include Disney, Amazon and TV One. Roger I. Tinsley, CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, will executive produce the film.

Newest Mortgage Company on the Sunset Strip, Vantage Home Loans, launches and targets the Luxury Los Angeles Home Market

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s hyper competitive mortgage market with increasing competition from internet companies, Roger Mansourian has formed a new partnership and mortgage company – Vantage Home Loans – that specifically targets and caters to the creative financing needs of investors, small business owners, and luxury homeowners seeking a strong mortgage offering in California and Washington.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Patent Attorney Jim White

PALO ALTO, Calif. and SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that patent attorney Jim White has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner based in Seattle, Washington. Prior to becoming a software patent attorney, Mr. White worked as a software engineer in Silicon Valley for over six years.

Cloudvirga Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz named ‘Innovator of the Year’ by Orange County Business Journal

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that company Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz has been named a 2018 “Innovator of the Year” by the Orange County Business Journal. Kamrooz was selected from a competitive field of over 70 nominees and honored at an awards luncheon at Hotel Irvine on September 20.

Freddie Mac Expands eMortgage Solutions with DocMagic’s eVault Technology to Store and Control eNotes

TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced today that Freddie Mac has implemented its SaaS-based eVault technology and SmartREGISTRY platform.

Neuroprosthetics Pioneer to Keynote at the 2018 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports today announced that the keynote speaker at the 18th annual Neurotech Leaders Forum will be Hunter Peckham, a pioneer in the field of neuroprosthetics, technology that restores movement for people living with paralysis.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Names Helen Johnson Senior VP, Loan Administration Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Helen Johnson has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Loan Administration Manager.

AnyTrans Offers iPhone and Android Users a Seamless Transition to iPhone XS, XS Max, or XR

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the new iPhone Xs/Xs Max/XR is soon available, most users may search for a solution to transfer data to new iPhone. iMobie has introduced its top-notch iPhone manager AnyTrans to all users, helping them make an efficient data transition from iPhone to iPhone, and Android to iPhone.

EPIC Insurance’s Sean Conrad to Moderate Wellness Panel at IMPACT18

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal Sean Conrad will moderate a wellness panel at IMPACT18 on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at 8 p.m. at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

NEXT Future Transportation to participate in the World Economic Forum – Tianjin, China (September 18-20)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (‘NEXT’), has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a global leader in the field of transportation innovation. Emmanuele Spera (CEO) of Silicon Valley startup NEXT Future Transportation Inc to present at the WEF Annual Meeting of New Champions.

SecuGen to Display the U10, the World’s Smallest Optical, FAP 10 OEM Fingerprint Sensor at 2018 GSX

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to be displaying the recently released U10 ultra-slim fingerprint sensor, at the 2018 Global Security Exchange expo in Las Vegas.

NEXT Future Transportation announces autonomous Parcel Delivery Solution – Introduces the world’s first Modular Mobile Parcel Locker

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (“NEXT” or “NFT”), the world’s only modular electric vehicle solutions provider, today announced a groundbreaking automated logistics solution for Smart and Connected Cities. NEXT is proud to announce the introduction of its fully automated multiservice “online-to-offline” (O2O) platform.

MQMR: Mortgage Industry Margin Compression Calls for Fixed-Cost Approach to Compliance Support

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer today advised lenders to adopt a fixed-cost approach to compliance support in the face of margin compression and declining per-loan profits. By investing in a fixed-cost solution for compliance, lenders can better manage their monthly expenses while ensuring they remain compliant, thus avoiding potential financial penalties associated with non-compliance.

EPIC Acquires Alternative Asset Management Industry Specialist Vanbridge LLC

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vanbridge, LLC, a specialty insurance intermediary, program management, and risk advisory services business, and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that EPIC has acquired the assets, employees and operations of Vanbridge.

SecuGen to Showcase the Unity Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader and U20-ASF-BT OEM Bluetooth sensor at 2018 GSX

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing the soon to be released Unity Bluetooth fingerprint reader and the U20-ASF-BT OEM Bluetooth sensor at the Global Security Exchange expo in Las Vegas this month.

Lauded Everest Foundation Research Scholars Land Their Medical Residency

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Everest Foundation (EF) just released its 2018 list of EF Scholars that landed a medical residency training slot on July 1, 2018. Shirisha Reddy, M.D. and Sharjeel Israr, M.D. were among the people to start their residency on July 1; both are from South Asia.