Orange County Business News

News from Orange County, California (CA) USA – Orange County business news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service. Including finance, entertainment, tech news.

LIBERTY Dental Plan Selected to Participate in Covered California for Individual/Family Plans and for Small Businesses

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIBERTY Dental Plan is proud to announce its selection as a participating dental plan for the 2017 benefit year. LIBERTY will offer individual or family dental plans through Covered California this open enrollment period as well as coverage options for small businesses.

5 Bars Wins Cooperative Purchasing Contract to Provide Connected Wireless Infrastructure Master Planning and Marketing for Cities and Government Entities

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars(TM) announced today it has been awarded a national cooperative contract to provide an intelligent technology platform that is used for master planning of wireless infrastructure to cities, municipalities and government entities. The competitively solicited and publicly awarded agreement by the City of Sacramento, Calif. is made available through National IPA.

Nations Valuation Services Implements Platinum Data’s Collateral Expert – Addresses the Three Most Common Causes of Appraisal Delays

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Platinum Data Solutions, a provider of valuation data and analytics solutions for the mortgage industry, has announced that Nations Valuation Services, a nationwide appraisal management company, has quantifiably improved its workflow processes by implementing Platinum Data’s Collateral Expert(R) property information report.

Platinum Data Announces Enhanced Integration with Ellie Mae’s Encompass Mortgage Management Solution

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Platinum Data Solutions, a provider of valuation data and analytics solutions for the mortgage industry, announced an enhanced integration with Ellie Mae’s Encompass(R) all-in-one mortgage management solution. The enhanced integration allows lenders to order Platinum Data’s RealView(R) appraisal quality reports by submitting appraisal data in MISMO XML format directly through Encompass, to drive quality and efficiency in the loan origination process.

LIBERTY Dental Plan Comments on Little Hoover Commission Report’s Recommendations on Improving the Oral Health Delivery System for CA’s Medi-Cal Beneficiaries

IRVINE, Calif., April 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIBERTY Dental Plan (LIBERTY) has reviewed the recommendations of the Little Hoover Commission Report, released April 1, 2016, which recognized the need for innovative, comprehensive and collaborative action, along with a vote of confidence for the preventive oral health care model of Dental Managed Care (DMC) program.

LIBERTY Dental Plan Advances Innovative Approach to Oral Health By Empowering Physicians to Provide Fluoride Varnish

IRVINE, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIBERTY Dental Plan (LIBERTY) continues to innovate and be a champion for whole health by partnering with the Center for Oral Health and medical providers to create a program that will help increase the number of children receiving fluoride varnish – a critical treatment that helps prevent further dental issues later in life.

Mr Cabinet Care Opens Doors to Anaheim High School Students

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Students at an Anaheim High School received a hands-on chance to learn the basics of business, community leadership, and the lost art of woodworking with local kitchen-and-bath remodeling company Mr Cabinet Care.

Malakai Sparks Group Soars to Top of Huntington Beach Real Estate

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When it came to selling real estate in Huntington Beach in 2015, nobody did it better than the Malakai Sparks Group. As the top team at Coldwell Banker in Huntington Beach, Malakai and his associates constantly set one record after another. Always setting new price records in the areas in which they sold, the Malakai Sparks Group knows what it takes to sell a property quickly and at the best possible price.

5 BARS Provides Advanced Wi-Fi for NRG Stadium Harris County / Houston, Texas

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars(TM) announced today they are building a carrier-grade Wi-Fi system for NRG Stadium at NRG Park: the premier sports, convention, tradeshow and entertainment complex located in Harris County, the cultural center and urban hub of Houston. NRG Park hosts over 5.5 million guests annually and is comprised of four large facilities; NRG Stadium seating 72,500 fans, NRG Center offering 1.4 million square feet of exhibition space, NRG Arena with 8,000 seats and 26,000 parking spaces and the Astrodome.

Mr. Cabinet Care of Anaheim Awarded Best Of Houzz 2016

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Cabinet Care of Anaheim has won ‘Best Of Houzz’ in Customer Service by Houzz(R), the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 29-year-old kitchen remodeling company was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

Kick Punch Labs Invites Idea Makers to Disrupt Industries in Four Ways

FULLERTON, Calif., Oct. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kick Punch Labs, a web and app development firm, knows that idea makers might find the app ecosystem intimidating, but it believes that it’s still an open market for people who know how to disrupt the current environment.

Living Textiles Baby and Kids introduces newest collection: 100-percent naturally-colored organic cotton ‘Liv Organix’ at ABC Kids Expo

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first time since its launch in 2009, Living Textiles Baby and Kids, the innovative textiles and design baby and kids brand, is relaunching their own website, livingtextiles.com. This initiative will provide Living Textiles and Baby a larger platform to expand and grow its ecommerce.

Harbor Compounding Pharmacy Advises About Coverage for Compounded Medications During Open Enrollment 2016

COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many insurance plans are dropping coverage of compounded medications, but some insurance plans still do cover for these custom formulations. Harbor Compounding Pharmacy provides resources and referrals to patients to find insurance coverage for their compounded medications during open enrollment 2016.

5 Bars to Develop the City of Sacramento’s Wireless Master Plan

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars, a leading innovator in DAS and Wi-Fi wireless services for intelligent infrastructure, announced today an agreement to develop the City of Sacramento’s Wireless Master Plan.

U.S. Government Approves EB-5 Investment for Caffe Primo San Diego

COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PDC Capital Group announced that United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has approved an I-526 petition filed by an investor in a new Caffe Primo restaurant in San Diego.

Orange County: ‘Trace Amounts’ film screening with film producer Eric Gladen and local pediatrician Dr. Bob Sears

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On August 6, Liberty Lives and Council for Vaccine Safety will co-sponsor a film screening of the powerful, eye-opening documentary ‘Trace Amounts.’ An expert panel will directly follow the film and include producers Eric Gladen and Shiloh Levine, well-known local pediatrician Dr. Bob Sears, investigative journalist Lori Martin Gregory, civil rights lawyer George Fatheree and former Merck representative Brandy Vaughan, founder of Council for Vaccine Safety.

5 Bars announces Bruce Banigan as Vice President

IRVINE, Calif., May 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars(TM), a leader in wireless technology solutions, announced the appointment of Bruce Banigan as Vice President. 5 Bars is a premier neutral host provider of indoor/outdoor distributed antenna systems, Wi-Fi and small cells networks.

Emilio N. Francisco, PDC CEO, Sees Diversification of EB-5 Investor Pool as a Positive Evolution of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the surge in EB-5 applications from mainland China, the U.S. State Department has announced a cutoff date for immigrant investors from mainland China applying for permanent residency in the U.S. through the EB-5 visa program, according to PDC Capital Group.

Laguna College of Art and Design Announces Jonathan Burke Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Celebration of 35th Anniversary

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced the Jonathan Burke Endowed Presidential Scholarship commemorating Burke’s 35 years with the college.

Emilio Francisco, CEO of PDC, Announces Assisted Living and Memory Care Residence Project in Titusville, Florida

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced the development of SummerPlace at Correll Palms, an assisted living and memory care facility to be located in Titusville, Fla., across the Indian River from the Kennedy Space Center.

Emilio N. Francisco, PDC CEO, Announces Acquisition of EB-5 Regional Center

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced the acquisition of ZGlobal Southern California EB-5 Investment Regional Center.

5 Bars announces Monnie McGaffigan as Senior Vice President of Business Development

IRVINE, Calif., March 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars(TM) a leader in wireless technology solutions, announced the appointment of Monnie McGaffigan as Senior Vice President of Business Development. 5 Bars is a premier neutral host provider of indoor/outdoor distributed antenna systems, small cells and Wi-Fi networks. The 5 Bars team designs, builds, operates and maintains wireless systems and has designed and developed over 500 wireless projects nationwide.

Emilio N. Francisco, PDC CEO, Announces Greater Scrutiny of EB-5 Investors

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announces a company-wide effort to increase scrutiny of potential investors it recruits for EB-5-funded projects.

Emilio N. Francisco, PDC Capital Group CEO, Announces Priority Hiring for Military Veterans

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that PDC will give priority to military veterans when recruiting new hires to one of its companies.

Emilio N. Francisco, PDC CEO, Names Pat Brown as Project Manager for SummerPlace Development

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that Pat Brown is joining senior housing real estate company SummerPlace Development as Project Manager overseeing the development of SummerPlace Assisted Living and Memory Care projects.

Mark and Jan Hilbert of the Hilbert Collection Donate Rex Brandt Watercolor to Laguna College of Art and Design Permanent Collection

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Feb. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced that Mark and Janet Hilbert of The Hilbert Collection donated ‘Evening Rendezvous’ (Watercolor on Paper, 10 x 14 inches, 1960) by acclaimed California watercolorist Rex Brandt. The iconic watercolor will be part of the college’s permanent collection.

Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program Receives 2014 Neotrope Non-Profit PR Grant

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope’s annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. Team AMVETS’ mission is to serve the veterans of our great nation, and to enhance the mental, physical and social well-being of all veterans. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-marketing support to the Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

Anne Kerry Swank Angel Art is in the Vatican

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artist Anne Kerry Swank’s limited edition Angel watercolor photographs series now hangs in the Vatican, Rome, after a twenty-year journey of the artist that began with a morning prayer to God and Divine Inspiration.

5 Bars Communities Named Official Wireless Consultant for the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency’s 73 Toll Road

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars Communities(TM) announced today that it has been selected as the chief wireless consultant for the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency’s 73 Toll Road.

Laguna College of Art and Design Partners with Project Gado to Bring the Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers to Getty Images

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), the West Coast’s top fine art college, announced with Project Gado that 1,000 pages of material from The Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers are now available on Getty Images. California Watercolorist Rex Brandt kept sketchbooks, photographs and archival materials that can now be viewed on the Getty Images website.

LCAD Selected by LG as One of the Winners in ‘The Art of the Pixel’ New Media Competition

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) was chosen as one of the top design schools by LG Electronic USA to participate and final in ‘The Art of the Pixel: Powered by LG Ultra HD 4K and OLED TV’ new-media art competition. LCAD Design and Digital Media program won $25,000 for the most popular votes. Senior student Dohee Yang was chosen as a finalist.

EPIC adds Tiffany McClellan in Southern California

IRVINE, Calif., Sept 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tiffany McClellan has joined the firm as Regional Director Employee Benefits. McClellan brings 16 years of experience in strategic market planning, sales organizational leadership, new product/service development and health and welfare plan consulting to the firm.

New Discovery Opens the Door to Possible Cure for Heart Disease

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Larry Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D., today announced new findings that unravel mysteries about the root cause of atherosclerosis – the narrowing of blood vessels that leads to heart attack and stroke. It is a big step toward developing drugs, possibly in the very near future, that prevent the most common forms of heart disease.

Quandis Adds Functionality to Help Prevent Foreclosures on Active Military Personnel

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., June 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of mortgage servicing software, announces that it rolled out a new feature within its existing military search service that identifies multiple name variations of borrowers which could have active duty status in the U.S. military. If in default but on active duty, certain rules prohibit foreclosure. This comprehensive search reduces the risk of missing a name and potentially failing to comply with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) of 2003.

Mortgage Technology Magazine Names Quandis a Top 50 Service Provider for the Fourth Consecutive Year

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., May 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of mortgage servicing software, announced that Mortgage Technology magazine honored the company as a Top 50 Service Provider for the fourth year in a row.

Brandman University Selects Regent Education’s Financial Aid Management Solution, Regent 8, as they transition to Competency Based Learning

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brandman University has selected Regent Education’s financial aid management solution to enable them to successfully transition to Competency Based Learning and support their innovative curriculum model. Regent 8 is the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for all enrollment models including standard term, non-term, borrower-based and competency based learning.

‘Marketing Phobia’ Leading Cause of Small Business Bankruptcy

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The fear of self-promotion is a taboo subject in our small business community – no one will discuss it – however, it is the hidden cause behind business failure statistics, says marketing expert Luke Avedon.

Test Shown to Reduce Early Cancer Deaths is Now Available to Patients

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SignatureCLL today announced that the first laboratory test ever shown in a clinical trial to improve one year survival rates in cancer is now available to patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (also called CLL). The U.S. cancer physician who invented the test and the British scientist who used it to make discoveries in leukemia will offer the test under the trade name SignatuRx(TM) through their own, newly-formed laboratory company.

LendingQB Introduces ‘Lean Lending’ Technology Model to the Mortgage Industry

COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software (LOS), announced that it has officially launched its Lean Lending methodology for the mortgage industry. Lean Lending is a technology strategy that enables lending entities to streamline processes, ensure compliance, and drive continuous organizational improvement.

Quandis Joins Amazon Web Services Partner Network

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Oct., 31, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced that it has become a technology partner of Amazon’s Web Services Partner Network (APN). Joining APN underscores the investment and commitment that Quandis has made to utilize Amazon Web Services (AWS) for cloud computing.

Orange County Great Park and Orange County Produce, LLC Partner to Donate Food to Local Food Banks and Kitchens

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange County Produce and the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California, continues its ‘Parks without Borders’ program by offering fresh food to Orange County’s local food banks and soup kitchens. On most weekends, a group of volunteers are invited to harvest all they can to prepare and deliver fresh fruits and vegetables to those they serve. Orange County Produce is growing food on the four-acre VALOR Field at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, to support this effort.

Quandis Hires New Employees to Handle Increasing Demand for its Default Servicing Technology

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Aug. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced that it hired technical staff members across the board to prepare for a growing demand for its Web-based software applications.

Venta Financial Group Completely Automates Lending Operations with LendingQB’s LOS

COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that Venta Financial Group, Inc. (Venta), a wholesale and retail mortgage banker, has experienced stellar results since implementing its browser-based end-to-end loan origination system (LOS).

VLP Expands with Intellectual Property Partner Dianne Reed

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP announced today that Dianne Reed has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Ms. Reed has nearly 30 years of experience in private practice and has worked extensively in virtually all aspects of patent practice for many different types of clients, including start-ups, established companies, investors, nonprofit organizations, and universities.

EPIC honored by Orange County Business Journal as a ‘Best Place to Work’

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Orange County Business Journal has announced that EPIC has been recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work’ in Orange County. EPIC is one of only 34 Orange County companies with 250 or more employees to receive this honor and is ranked 4th in the large company category.

Probiotics for Dogs and Cats? Benefits of Pet Probiotic Supplements Make Them a ‘Must’ for Pet Nutrition

DANA POINT, Calif., July 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Probiotics for dogs and cats are quickly becoming an invaluable part of pet nutrition,’ says Susan Blake Davis, Pet Nutritionist at Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist. More veterinarians are prescribing pet probiotics as they see how much these supplements benefit dogs and cats. Probiotics are ‘friendly bacteria’ that naturally inhabit the digestive tract.

Alegria Fresh Partners with Orange County Produce, LLC, to Deliver Organic Vegetable Box

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., June 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alegria Fresh announced today it has partnered with Orange County Produce, LLC, to offer a locally grown, certified organic, freshly harvested summer vegetable box. Delivering on its promise to offer the freshest produce available, Alegria’s vegetable box is delivered within 24 hours of harvest and can be customized to suit individual tastes.

Instant Support Feature Within LendingQB’s LOS Cited by Clients as Key Driver in Responsive, Superior Customer Support

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LendingQB, an end-to-end provider of loan origination software, announced that a recent poll of its client base provided statistics that demonstrate the company’s track record of providing exemplary customer service and technical support. The survey was conducted to better understand what clients like most about LendingQB’s support levels.

Bankers Asset Management Uses Quandis’ Valuation System to Efficiently Complete BPOs and Manage Agents

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., May 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced that Bankers Asset Management (BAM), an established outsourcer of REO asset management valuation services, is successfully utilizing its valuation system to streamline the company’s entire broker price opinion (BPO) process within BAM’s valuations division.

LendingQB Incorporates Mortgage Insurance Underwriting Guidelines into its Automated Underwriting Engine

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LendingQB, an end-to-end provider of loan origination software, announced that it has implemented the mortgage insurance (MI) companies’ full set of underwriting guidelines into its automated underwriting system (AUS). As a result, MI eligibility and pricing is automatically calculated and paired with the investor’s underwriting decision for a complete and accurate decision that is rendered instantly at the point-of-sale (POS).

New Book Shares Adventure Travel Memoirs of Aloha Wanderwell Baker

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting at the age of 16, Aloha Wanderwell Baker became the first woman to travel around the globe in an automobile. ‘Aloha Wanderwell: Call to Adventure’ (ISBN: 978-1484118801) is a new book published by the Nile Baker Estate and Boyd Production Group that journals those adventures.

LendingQB’s LOS Helps Ventura County Credit Union Double its Volume in Just 12 Months

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LendingQB, a provider of loan origination software, announced that since implementing its end-to-end loan origination system (LOS), California-based Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU) has been able to effectively manage rapid growth, maximize productivity across operations, cut originations costs and ensure excellence in member service.

Mortgage Technology Magazine Designates Quandis a Top 50 Service Provider for Third Year in a Row

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced that is has been recognized as a Top 50 Servicer Provider by Mortgage Technology magazine for the third consecutive year.

Market Wrap with Moe Ansari to host Dr. Barry Eichengreen

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Wed., April 10, Dr. Barry Eichengreen will be the Guest Expert on ‘Market Wrap with Moe Ansari,’ a nationally syndicated radio show that analyzes Wall Street news and provides insight into the complexities of the stock market.

Workforce Investment Board Member and San Bernardino County Resident Honored with ASPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Audrey Mathews, County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Member, has received the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)’s Elmer B. Staats Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Public Service. The award ceremony was held on Tuesday, March 19, at the Hilton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, La., during ASPA’s Annual Conference.

1000th Single Family Residence Purchased by Citivest Inc.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Citivest Inc., a leading full service real estate investment company, has recently purchased its one thousandth single family residence (SFR) for its short term flip and long term rental property investment program.

New Patented Dual-Purpose Surf Sak Adjustable Clothes Changing Invention Now Available in Surf Shops

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Surf Sak (www.surfsak.com) from Seth Schiller Enterprises is the first compact dual-purpose adjustable clothes changing invention made with 100 percent waterproof-nylon material that allows all who ‘towel-change’ at the beach, to do so without the need of a towel.

PowerGuard’s Mike McMullen named 2013 ‘Power Broker’

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announced today that Risk and Insurance Magazine has recognized managing principal Mike McMullen as one of 2013’s alternative energy ‘Power Brokers.’ McMullen was chosen as a Power Broker for his groundbreaking presentation of risk to the alternative energy market, dedication to providing innovative risk transfer solutions, and superior client service.

Financial Consultant Ed Carlson Discusses How to Time Stock Market Cycles on ‘Market Wrap with Moe Ansari’

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There are many methodologies for deciding when to buy and sell in the stock market, and the right advice can be invaluable. From 1951 to 1985, George Lindsay was renowned for his accuracy in predicting market cycles in order to time the buying and selling of market shares. On Feb. 20, ‘Market Wrap with Moe Ansari’ will host Ed Carlson, author of ‘George Lindsay’s An Aid to Timing’ (ISBN: 978-0615720371).

The Maple Youth Ballet Presents Snow White – Performances on March 30 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Maple Youth Ballet presents the enchanting adaptation of ‘Snow White’ to Orange County dance audiences. Conceived by award-winning choreographer and Artistic Director Charles Maple, this unique production is sure to transport families to a fairytale world of magic, drama and romance.