Los Angeles Business News

News from Los Angeles, California (CA) USA – Los Angeles business news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


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.

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.

2019 Hero Dog of the Year Awarded to Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Alice

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is both humbled and honored to announce that on Friday, October 5, 2019 after more than a million public votes, our Service Dog, Alice; specifically trained to assist Recipient Antonio was named the 2019 Hero Dog of the Year in the American Humane Hero Dog Awards.

KBKG Tax Specialty Firm Hires Alex Martin to Lead New Transfer Pricing Practice for Cross-border Businesses

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG announced the hiring of Alex Martin as Principal and leader of the firm’s new Transfer Pricing practice. Alex comes with over 22 years of full-time, international transfer pricing experience working in Washington, D.C.; Melbourne, Australia; and Detroit, Michigan where he resides currently.

The Whole Child Celebrates Grand Opening of their Safe Families Interim Housing in Echo Park

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melina fled her home to escape domestic violence to protect herself and her children. They had nowhere to go so they turned to The Whole Child. The non-profit welcomed their first families into residence at the Safe Families Interim Housing Program the first week in September. (VIDEO)

Gordon Brush CEO Ken Rakusin to Speak at the 2019 MADE IN AMERICA CONVENTION

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Sept. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ken Rakusin, President & CEO of Gordon Brush Mfg. Co., Inc. is a “highlighted” speaker at the 2019 MADE IN AMERICA CONVENTION, to be held at the Indianapolis, Indiana convention center, October 3-6.

Michael Towner and Iconic Legacy Announces Free Sign-Up for the California Imagine No Hunger License Plate to Celebrate Hunger Action Month and John Lennon’s 79th Birthday

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To celebrate Hunger Action Month and the upcoming 79th birthday of John Lennon, Michael Towner of Iconic Legacy has announced that the effort to create the “Imagine No Hunger” special license plate in California is nearing the deadline and in order to insure the requisite 7,500 registrations are submitted to the DMV prior to the January deadline, (VIDEO)

UK Entrepreneur Battled with Superheroes to Make it to Los Angeles TechDay

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We all know launching a start-up is hard but British entrepreneur, Graham Jules of Pop Up World(R) London bit off more than he could chew. Marvel and DC Entertainment’s solicitors threatened legal action because of the word “Superheroes” in the title of his start-up manual Business Zero to Superhero. Marvel and DC jointly own the trademark to Superheroes.

Out-of-the-box Augmented Reality Experiences Disrupt the Sports Industry

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The application of Augmented Reality techniques, immersing fans in multiple elements of their favorite sports, has taken fan engagement to new levels, says AR innovator, INDE. The passive consumption of a matches or games is fading into the past. Today it’s possible to involve spectators in ways that were previously unheard of, and that’s where out-of-the-box marketing tools come into the picture.

Migrating Everything to iPhone 11 (Pro) Only Needs One Simple Click with Newly Refined AnyTrans 8

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Can’t wait to enjoy the just released iPhone 11 Pro Max? To escort Apple fans to migrate data to new iPhone, iMobie AnyTrans 8 revamped and offered multiple data migration solutions for all users. With one tap, all essentials, like photos, music, and even apps, will be seamlessly migrated to new iPhone orderly, whether from iOS devices or Android devices.

Augmented Reality Company Revolutionise Fan Engagement Worldwide with Interactive Photo Booths

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Augmented reality company INDE have celebrated the 3rd anniversary of the international launch of their kiosk-sized interactive photo booth – “HeroMirror.” Powered by their award-winning BroadcastAR software, the HeroMirror revolutionises user engagement due to its ability to “resurrect” any existing or imaginary character.

Poetry as an Instrument Against War: ‘Libretto for the Desert’ Audiobook Released

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Horizon Armenian Television Network announced a new audiobook: in “Libretto for the Desert,” where author Sona Van’s subject is the Armenian Genocide, also known as the Great Catastrophe.

AnyTrans 8 Elevates Your iPhone Experience to a Whole New Level – Adds Screen Mirror Tech

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie AnyTrans today announces the biggest update in 2019 to improve iPhone experience with more possibilities. Phone switch feature evolves to cover all iOS and Android users’ needs when switching to new iPhone, whether from iOS or Android. Plus, a newly-added iPhone screen mirror feature that enables users to mirror and record iPhone screen from computer.

viv, Co. Releases an Application Predicting Baby’s Schedule of Development Milestones by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Supporting Baby-Care

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — viv, Co. (CEO: Kyo Ueda) announced today that they are moving forward with the “BabyLook” project of “visualizing baby’s mind” by using baby’s facial expression and body information is going to release BabyLook:ver2.0; the application of predicting baby’s development.

EPIC adds Cecille Feliciano in Los Angeles CA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Cecille Feliciano has joined the firm as Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits.

Light Hustle Publishes Book on Franchising by First Time Author Tim Conn

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Light Hustle Publishing, the imprint helmed by New York Times bestselling author Anna David, has released its first business book: “No New Ideas: Everything You Need to Know About Starting a Successful Franchise” (ISBN: 978-1733853231), a step-by-step guide to franchising written by Certified Franchise Expert (CFE) Tim Conn.

It’s Official: Los Angeles Has a New Spicy Chicken Sandwich Champion!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Among all of the glitz and glamour that is so prevalent in the modern cuisine industry, one factor consistently and undeniably proves itself: that unforgettable, exquisite flavor will always reign superior in the hearts of food lovers. Take into account the groundbreaking story of Korea Town’s/LA’s newest gem, H Cafe – part of the H Hospitality Group.

KROST CPAs and Consultants Named Inside Public Accounting Best of the Best and Top 200 Firms

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inside Public Accounting (IPA) named KROST CPAs & Consultants and its affiliated tax consulting practice Best of the Best and Top 200 Firms for the fourth year in a row. The firm placed 109th on the prestigious top 200 list, a substantial leap from 157th in 2016 when it first made the rankings.

MQMR Bolsters Executive Team with Addition of Mortgage Industry Veteran Stephen Sherman as COO

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that seasoned mortgage and real estate professional Stephen Sherman has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer. Sherman brings more than 30 years of experience in mortgage servicing, secondary marketing, warehouse lending, commercial real estate sales, corporate consulting and REO management services to his new role at MQMR, where he will be responsible for overseeing MQMR’s day-to-day operations and managing the firm’s long-term growth strategy.

The Everest Foundation Supports Puerto Rico’s Teaching Hospitals Post-Hurricane Maria

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s been nearly two years since the deadly impact of Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm that devastated Puerto Rico, Dominica and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A vital part of the region’s infrastructure, medical facilities, were among the hardest hit. The Everest Foundation was one of the only non-profit, private foundations focused on helping Puerto Rico’s main University Teaching Hospital get back on its feet.

Successful Repayment of $27 Million to EB-5 Investors in New Commercial Enterprise Managed by A&J Capital, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&J Capital, Inc. (A&J), a financial services & advisory firm specializing in EB-5, private equity, and investment management, today announced its latest milestone of repaying $27 million of capital to EB-5 investors for one of its managed new commercial enterprises (NCE). A&J serves as a manager of the NCE and oversees its day-to-day activities, including the administration of the EB-5 loan.

Former IRS Executive, Mark Bodenstab, Joins KBKG as Director of Research and Development Tax Credits

PASADENA, Calif., July 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG adds another former IRS manager to their team of experts. Mark Bodenstab joins as the firm’s Director of Research & Development Tax Credits with over 30 years combined at the IRS and in the private sector.

‘GENERATION Z’ Takes on Mental Health in New Web Series

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Generation Z” focuses on mental health issues that young adults are currently battling. Created by and about Gen Z the series follows 5 teenagers in a therapy support group; these 5 diverse characters deal with different mental health issues and individual struggles. The show is executive produced by health brand HealthGenYZ.

16-Year-Old Singer Signs Major Record Deal with FameUS / UniversalCMG World Entertainment 1954

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FameUS, an imprint of UniversalCMG World Entertainment 1954, today announced the signing of Keytona, a 16-year-old singer, songwriter, actress, and model from the South to a recording contract. Keytona has been pursuing her dream to be a national recording artist since she was 8 years old. Now she has the opportunity to live out her dream.

The Whole Child Triples Home Visiting Program for Children and Their Parents – Prenatal to Five Years

WHITTIER, Calif., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Whole Child is thrilled to announce the agency has been awarded the Parents as Teachers Home Visiting Program contract through the Department of Public Health that will triple their existing program. This contract will allow The Whole Child to increase client capacity by 300% as well as expand our geographic reach deeper into Los Angeles County Service Planning Area (SPA) 7 Southeast Los Angeles County and newly enter Service Planning Area (SPA) 3 San Gabriel Valley.

$5,000 Business Grant Competition for Mom Entrepreneurs Open for Applications through June 28

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mama Ladder and Belly Bandit(R) are hosting the third semi-annual High Five Grant for Moms(TM), a $5,000 business grant competition sponsored by Infiniti HR and Mute Six. Through June 28, 2019, moms who own businesses from around the world can enter to be awarded a grant to make a bigger impact in their business.

Frost and Sullivan Recognizes Olea Kiosks for Outdoor Design Expertise

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks of Los Angeles, has been recognized by Frost & Sullivan with the 2019 Customer Value Leadership Award for its self-service kiosk manufacturing and focus on designs for outdoor use.

MICROSafeX Launches Kickstarter Campaign for World’s First ‘Unhackable’ Computer

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MICROSafeX announces a newly patented “unhackable” security technology / computer platform and it’s working to raise money through a Kickstarter campaign set to launch on June 25, 2019 (US Patent No.: 10,061,923 B1).

‘Love Jones the Musical’ Playwright Timothy Allen Smith takes on ‘Choice,’ with new stage drama

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Twenty/20 Productions announces Timothy Allen Smith, the wordsmith behind 2016’s record breaking, “Love Jones The Musical,” is premiering a new stage play at The Beverly Hills Playhouse in September 2019.

INDE Pioneers Augmented Reality Display Advertising with 7 Nationwide Brookfield Mall Properties in US

LONDON and LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading Augmented Reality company INDE is proud to announce a partnership with Brookfield Properties to launch the world’s first augmented reality display network. Brookfield is a premier retail property operating company with whom INDE will launch an Augmented Reality advertising network of 7 high-traffic screens in flagship malls across 6 US states with more to follow.

MQMR’s Marie O’Brien Named 2019 HousingWire Rising Star

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that its Director of Compliance Marie O’Brien has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its sixth annual HW Rising Star Awards program. O’Brien also serves as a Senior Associate in the Compliance Department of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP and as MQMR’s Associate General Counsel.

Showbiz Shows a Better Way to Pay: Insurance Industry Alert Issued by EraNova Institute

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., May 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the EraNova Institute issues a business alert: “Showbiz shows a better way to pay.” EraNova’s Director and author of the report, Dick Samson, says, “For non-employees in entertainment and insurance, getting the money due you has often been a chore. Now, for the likes of Tom Hanks and Lady Gaga, it’s more of a breeze; and soon may be for everyone involved in insurance.”

US-based Artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Art Exhibition in Shanghai Exhibition Center Sends Shock Waves Through the Art World

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and SHANGHAI, May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The art of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang is sending shockwaves through the art world. Her art exhibition opened ceremoniously in the Shanghai Exhibition Center, organized by the Shanghai International Cultural Exchange Association Gallery, and co-organized by Shanghai Xu Beihong Art Research Club, Shanghai University International Exchange Art Center, and Rare Art Inc. of U.S.A.

TEENOLOGY Announces Hair and Body Care Product Line that Helps Teens Avoid Acne Breakouts

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Teenagers finally have a product line that they can identify with that offers real solutions for frustrating acne breakouts. TEENOLOGY, LLC has launched a unisex hair and body care product line that’s specifically formulated for teenagers and leaves out harmful ingredients often found in other products.

INSIDE HOLLYWOOD: A Compelling New Literary Collection Unravels Mysteries of Love and Life

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From a creative and highly imaginative author and multimedia artist, Marsha Ross, comes an eloquent, erotic and extremely engrossing poetic anthology – “INSIDE HOLLYWOOD” (ISBN: 978-1544031002). This collection of thoughts, poetry, lyrics, art and erotica, was inspired by her experiences in Hollywood, and unveils the true quintessence of passion, romance and love.

Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Art Exhibition Opens at the Shanghai Exhibition Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and SHANGHAI, May 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On May 18, 2019, Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Art Exhibition opened ceremoniously in Shanghai Exhibition Center. The exhibition is organized by the Shanghai International Cultural Exchange Association Gallery, and co-organized by Shanghai Xu Beihong Art Research Club, Shanghai University International Exchange Art Center, and Rare Art Inc. of U.S.A.

End of Life Choices California, Non-Profit Organization Launches

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — End of Life Choices California announced today the official launch of its newly established non-profit organization dedicated to providing factual information and personal support regarding California’s End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) and all other legal end-of-life options to the medical community and to the public.

MAGLITE to be featured in the 2019 National Hardware Roadshow

ONTARIO, Calif., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAG Instrument Inc. (MAG), the world leader in flashlight technology, will once again have a very significant presence at the 2019 National Hardware Show. Maglite has also been selected to be one of very few products to be featured in the National Hardware Roadshow.

MQMR Hires Mortgage Compliance Executive Jeff Christensen as Vice President of Sales

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that it has hired Jeff Christensen as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Christensen will be responsible for leading sales, driving new business opportunities and expanding awareness of the MQMR brand in the market.