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.


Laguna College of Art and Design Welcomes Best-Selling Author Dean Koontz

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., July 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) hosted New York Times Best-Selling Author, Dean Koontz on Tuesday, July 11 at LCAD’s historic Main Campus in Laguna Beach for an exclusive speaking engagement.

Nationally Renowned Research Doctor Will Discuss His New Hopes, Methods, and Successes with Treating Rare Children’s Cancers on Nov. 5, 2017

LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jareds Juggernaut To Cure Sarcoma, a non-profit which funds researchers of body sparing cancer treatments targeted for rare children’s cancers, today announced an event which features Dr. Charles Keller as the keynote speaker, which will take place on November 5, 2017 in the Sun and Sail Club in Lake Forest, Calif.

Celebrate Art beginning June 30 with the 2017 Laguna Art-A-Fair

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., June 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna Art-A-Fair is one of the premier fine arts summer destinations in Southern California and has been for more than 50 years. Our artists invite you to Celebrate Art beginning June 30, 2017 with a full spectrum of unique original creations, affordable reproductions, art demonstrations, workshops, live music and excellent cuisine.

Mortgage Automation Pioneer Hires Veteran Tech Entrepreneur Michael Schreck as CEO

IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(SM), developer of next-generation loan officer and direct-to-consumer point-of-sale (POS) systems, has named Michael Schreck its chief executive officer. He succeeds cloudvirga co-founder Bill Dallas, who will continue as chairman of cloudvirga’s board of directors.

5 BARS to Develop Wireless Marketing Plan and Small Cell Program for City of Fresno, California

IRVINE, Calif., May 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars Communities, dba XG Communities, a premier provider of wireless master plans, asset marketing agreements and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced today an agreement to develop a Wireless Marketing Plan for the City of Fresno, California.

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.

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.

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.

5 BARS Resets the Wi-Fi ‘BAR’ for Wireless Data Usage and Performance During Sunday’s Super Bowl LI

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 BARS(R), a premier provider of wireless solutions, set a new record for any single-day wireless data usage event on the Wi-Fi system installed and operating at NRG Stadium. During Super Bowl LI, the Wi-Fi system recorded data usage of 12.2 TB, exceeding last year’s record from Levi Stadium.

EPIC Strengthens Southern California Benefits Team with the Acquisition of Benefit Compass

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property & casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Benefit Compass Insurance Services, LLC, a specialist in employee benefits brokerage and consulting services.

5 BARS Positions NRG Stadium As One of the Most Connected Stadiums

HOUSTON, Texas and IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 BARS(R), a premier provider of wireless solutions, has positioned NRG Stadium as one of the most connected football stadiums today in time to support the biggest data-usage event in sports, next week’s Super Bowl LI. 5 Bars deployed a secure, reliable high density Wi-Fi network to support the heavy demand required by the team, venue and fans.

5 BARS names Monnie McGaffigan President

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 BARS(R) announced today the appointment of Monnie McGaffigan as president of the wireless solutions firm. 5 Bars is a premier provider of master wireless plans and marketing agreements for cities and municipalities across the United States.

5 Bars welcomes Greg Steininger as National Vice President of Communities

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars(TM) a leader in wireless technology solutions, announced the appointment of Greg Steininger as National Vice President, Communities. 5 Bars is a premier provider of wireless master plans and asset marketing for cities, counties and large-scale venues.

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.