California Business News - Page 5

Page 5 of California Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Opposition to AB-1147 Gains Momentum: Advocates Raise Concerns Over Consumer Voice

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 31, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Assembly Bill 1147 (AB-1147) is under scrutiny as concerns mount over its potential impact on the voice of consumers and the democratization of decision-making. Leading this charge is Dr. Henny Kupferstein, a vocal advocate and DDS consumer who has rallied opposition against the bill, and who is a candidate for Assembly #77 coastal San Diego 2024. AB-1147 is scheduled for a hearing, and its implications have ignited a wave of concern among consumers and advocates alike.

Sacramento SPCA Performs 300,000th Spay and Neuter Surgery

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 31, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they hit a spay and neuter surgery milestone – altering the 300,000th animal in Sacramento since 2007. That’s an average of nearly 19,000 animals a year – making the Sacramento SPCA one of the top clinics in the nation.

Scientology Churches Share Solutions on Overdose Awareness Day to Turn the Tide

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 31, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than 109,000 Americans died of drug overdose in the 12-month period ending Jan. 2023. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports fentanyl-related fatalities among children and teens increased more than 30-fold between 2013 and 2021. But there are simple actions anyone can take to help save lives, according to Foundation for a Drug-Free World, the drug education and prevention campaign the Church of Scientology supports.

Celebrating Growth and Expertise: Matthew Weber Promoted to Principal at KROST

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 25, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KROST, a leading CPA and consulting firm, is thrilled to announce the promotion of Matthew Weber to the esteemed position of Principal. Matthew’s dedication, experience, and exceptional contributions have led to this well-deserved advancement within the organization.

Volunteers Honored at the Los Angeles Church of Scientology Annual Awards Banquet

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each year, the Church of Scientology of Los Angeles holds an awards ceremony and banquet for World Humanitarian Day to honor local Volunteer Ministers and the volunteers of other Los Angeles nonprofits deserving of recognition. The Scientology Volunteer Ministers program is a religious social service created by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard to provide help whenever and wherever needed.

FineShare Singify: Ignite Your Music Creation with Next Level of AI Song Covers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FineShare is an intelligent software company that offers innovative solutions to enhance multimedia experiences for individuals and businesses. In July, FineShare launched Online Voice Changer which is based on AI Voice Cloning technology. This month, FineShare is proud to introduce FineShare Singify, an innovative and free AI song cover generator that aims to redefine music creation and provide an unprecedented carnival for music lovers.

The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center’s 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host its 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held September 22-23, 2023, at the Regal L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California and the Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV, from October 1-8.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Honored for Their Unconditional Help

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s hectic world of smartphones and social media, people can become more focused on their screens than on the world around them. But, there are those whose work and commitment prove that human connection and kindness are not a thing of the past. And among them are the Scientology Volunteer Ministers, a religious social service sponsored by the Church of Scientology International.

WOWSA Statement on ‘Nyad’ Movie on Netflix – The Swim, The Scandal, The Silence

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Having received Diana Nyad’s submissions for official swim ratification twice, the World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA) would like to provide perspective on Netflix’s upcoming film “Nyad” featuring Annette Bening and Jodie Foster. It is important for viewers to understand that this film is based on Diana Nyad’s book, which has not been rigorously fact-checked [1]. There is a potential risk that audiences might perceive this docudrama as a fully factual account of Nyad’s swim from Cuba to Florida.

Learn How a Simple Act of Kindness Inspired a Movement on Meet a Scientologist

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “I never realized until I had my first son just how much you can love another person and just how far you’re willing to go for them,” says Scientologist Cristal Logothetis. In an episode of Meet a Scientologist on the Scientology Network, Logothetis describes how she came across the image of a three-year-old boy who drowned off the coast of Greece at the height of the Syrian refugee crisis.

White Pony Express Nominated for Charity Navigator Community Choice Award

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., Aug. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On National Nonprofit Day, White Pony Express (WPE) announces that Charity Navigator has selected them as a nominee for the 2023 Community Choice Awards. The nomination is the result of WPE’s outstanding achievements and reflects their commitment to transparency, accountability, and effectiveness in their community service endeavors.

Lives Bettered Thanks to the Help of the Scientology Tools for Life

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug. 16, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shadrack Mpho Lekoana, a minister of the Uniting Reform Church in South Africa, was in search of a way to bring help to those in need. His congregants found strength when they came to him for help but went home with the same problems. “As ministers, we are called to change the lives of the people, and we need to have the tools,” Rev. Lekoana says in an episode of Voices for Humanity on the Scientology Network.

San Fernando Valley Woman-Owned Dance Shop Going Strong Since 1973

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Aug. 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capezio Dance Shop has been doing business in the San Fernando Valley for 50 years and shows no signs of slowing down. Founded by Sandy Friedman – now 85-years young – she continues to operate the business with the help of her son and daughter.

California’s Sacramento River Trail and Rail Trail Inducted into Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s Hall of Fame

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), the nation’s largest trails advocacy organization, today announced that California’s Sacramento River Rail Trail and Sacramento River Trail will be inducted to its iconic Hall of Fame.

MCT Appoints Steve Pawlowski Head of Technology Solutions to Continue Industry-Changing Innovation

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today announced the appointment of Steve Pawlowski as Managing Director, Head of Technology Solutions. Mr. Pawlowski will be responsible for expanding upon MCT’s proven record of driving efficiency and liquidity in the secondary market. He will report directly to MCT’s COO, Phil Rasori.

Scientology Churches Share The Way to Happiness in the Spirit of Friendship

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and BUDAPEST, Hungary, Aug. 9, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There is a good reason why The Way to Happiness is in such high demand. This booklet comprising 21 common-sense principles is not only the single most-translated nonreligious book. Some 250,000 groups and individuals have embraced it and use it to help others. And friendship has everything to do with its popularity.

Hungarian Scientologists Help Make Summer Special for Families in Need

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and BUDAPEST, Hungary, Aug. 9, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Everyone is special” was the message at a celebration of “Everybody’s Day” this summer in Újpalota, Hungary. Volunteer Ministers from the Church of Scientology Budapest joined the Baptist Charity Service, the Red Cross, and an Újpalota family support association to make this a memorable day for children in the underserved community on the northeastern border of Budapest.

Wonder of Dinosaurs, home to the largest dinosaur exhibit on the west coast, is excited to announce its newest and most luminescent exhibit yet, Dinos-A-Glow

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Aug. 9, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Already a favorite destination for dinosaur enthusiasts, Wonder of Dinosaurs’ new Dinos-A-Glow exhibit promises to immerse visitors in an intriguing world of prehistoric life like never before. Vivid, glow-in-the-dark dinosaur models will cast an enchanting spell, transporting visitors back to pre-historic times and illuminating the fascinating world of these ancient creatures.

Revolutionizing the Solar Landscape: Home Solar Simplified Takes a Stand Against Misleading Ads and Industry Instability

SAN FERNANDO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home Solar Simplified, a trailblazing force in the solar sector, emerges as a beacon of innovation under the guidance of Solar Consultant Freddie Avila, H.I.S. License 145325 SP. Nestled in the vibrant heart of San Fernando Valley, Home Solar Simplified is rewriting the narrative of solar energy, emphasizing education, transparency, and unwavering dedication.

Printed In Blood Celebrates MoMA’s Inclusion of ‘I Spit On Your Grave’ with new Scriptbook

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 9, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Printed in Blood, a publisher of art books, is proud to present a collector’s edition “I Spit On Your Grave Scriptbook.” The book features 144 pages of art, essays, and ephemera honoring 45 years of the iconic film. The book celebrates the inclusion of Meir Zarchi’s 1978 cult classic “I Spit On Your Grave aka Day of the Woman” film negative, script and artifacts in the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent film archive in New York City.

San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier Welcomes 2023-2024 Cohort

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) will induct 18 members from the 2023-2024 nomination period, bringing total membership for the chapter to nearly 150. The inductees come from a broad range of professions including chefs, winemakers, wine writers, educators, publicists, and photographers, adding depth and breadth to the organization’s demographics and strengthening its foundation.

Senior Dogs at Sacramento SPCA Fetch Grant

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Old dogs have something to wag about this summer, as The Grey Muzzle Organization announces the recipients of its annual grants, and dogs at the Sacramento SPCA are among the winners. The Sacramento SPCA is one of 90 animal welfare groups chosen from 370 applicants to receive a grant to help local senior dogs.

Publishers Newswire announces semi-annual Books to Bookmark List for Aug. 2023 – 6 Great Children’s Books You’ve Likely Never Seen

TEMECULA, Calif., Aug. 7, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (PNW), a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its semiannual “books to bookmark” list of six new and interesting children’s books from small publishers and self-published authors in North America published over the past year. These children’s books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.

July’s Mortgage Lock Volume Flat Amongst Rising Rates in Latest MCT Indices Report

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, reported today a relatively flat .44% increase in mortgage lock volume over the prior month. Visit MCT’s site to download the full report.

AI Brainstorm Creator optimizes the Interface of Human and Artificial Intelligence

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 4, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AI Brainstorm Creator has announced its new protocol which builds projects for business, NGOs, and non-profits combining maximized human intelligence with optimized Artificial Intelligence (AI). Their approach does not rely on one or two AI platforms, but is rather a protocol for continuously investigating all the programs and utilizing the best ones for each task, as part of a larger vision.

US Kidney Research Corp Unveils Breakthrough Ultrafilter Membrane for Dialysis

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — US Kidney Research Corporation (USKRC) is delighted to announce new groundbreaking research as part of a contract with the University of Arkansas (U of A) resulting in the development of an ultrafiltration membrane with diverse filtering applications for medical and non-medical devices.

David Pomeranz Discusses the Modern Science of Mental Health at Los Angeles Concert

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 2, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At a concert at the Church of Scientology of the Valley community auditorium, legendary pop singer/songwriter Pomeranz introduced “Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health” to the Filipino community in Los Angeles, just as he did nearly 20 years ago in Manila.

Seaside Consultants Offers Timeshare Exit Services to People in the U.S.

ENCINITAS, Calif., July 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When they first sign up, a timeshare can feel like a dream to the person putting pen to paper. But as the reality of the cost sets in, it can start to look more like a nightmare. Fortunately, there’s help. Seaside Consultants Group supports people in exploring their timeshare contract termination options.

CDF Labor Law LLP Named to Bloomberg Law’s 3rd Annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Framework

IRVINE, Calif. and ARLINGTON, Va., July 26, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CDF Labor Law LLP is pleased to announce that it has been named to Bloomberg Law’s third annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Framework for the third consecutive year. CDF is one of 55 U.S.-based law firms that was recognized for its level of disclosure of diversity-related metrics and distinguished performance against six core pillars and more than 85 metrics.

PDFgear Brings a Completely Free PDF Text Editing Feature Solution

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 26, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PDFgear, a leading provider of PDF solutions, announced a piece of exciting news for everyone who works extensively with PDF documents. The company has introduced a free and comprehensive text editing feature in its PDF editor software, which enables users to instantly modify, format, and manipulate text within PDF documents. [UPDATED]

Oxnard California Awards Avenu Insights & Analytics With a Sales & Use Tax Auditing Contract

OXNARD, Calif. and CENTREVILLE, Va., July 25, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu), the leading provider of software administration and revenue recovery solutions for state and local governments, has achieved a significant milestone with the award of a Sales & Use Tax Auditing (SUTA) contract by the City of Oxnard, California.

The Church of Scientology Celebrates its Anniversary in One of California’s Premier Communities

PASADENA, Calif., July 22, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the heart of Old Town, just ten miles from downtown Los Angeles, the Church of Scientology Pasadena combines a love of the region’s history with its commitment to ensuring a bright future for all. Pasadena is an eclectic mix of old and new-with the California Institute of Technology and NASA Jet Propulsion Lab.

The Pantheory Research Organization has announced the release of their new, published scientific research and related journal-published papers

CERRITOS, Calif., July 21, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pantheory Research Organization has announced the release of their new, published scientific research and related journal-published papers. The first paper is called “The Surprising and unexpected discoveries the James Webb Space Telescope will likely make, based upon our research.”

PSS Garage Doors & Gates Welcomes David Baker as Branch Manager

VENTURA, Calif., July 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For more than 35 years, PSS Garage Doors & Gates has brought top-quality overhead doors and automatic gates to customers throughout Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties. The company’s dedication to reliable, beautiful products and excellent service hasn’t changed, but its management structure has. PSS Garage Doors & Gates welcomes David Baker as the company’s new Branch Manager!

Cheyenne Hunt Secures Spot as Top Democratic Fundraiser in the Race to Represent California’s 45th District

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney and Activist Cheyenne Hunt, a first-time Gen Z candidate running to represent California’s 45th district, announced today that her campaign raised over $170,000 in her first quarter. She is humbled by the overwhelming community support.

A Passion for Speed Makes Christopher Hill a Winner on Meet a Scientologist

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 15, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Racing and driving cars at their limit – it’s my passion,” says Christopher Hill in an episode of the new season of Meet a Scientologist on the Scientology Network. From the time he was 2 or 3 years old, Hill knew that he wanted to race cars. He pursued this, beginning with kart racing as a teen.

Elevate Your Addiction Treatment Approach: Discover Soberlink’s Groundbreaking Strategies for the Future of Addiction Medicine, Featured in USA Today’s Mental Health Magazine

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soberlink, a recognized leader in addiction treatment solutions, has been featured in a special edition of USA Today’s Mental Health Magazine focusing on the future of addiction medicine. Soberlink’s state-of-the-art alcohol monitoring system, complete with facial recognition, tamper detection, and AI-powered Advanced Reporting, is defining the future of alcohol addiction treatment.

Helping Keep Youth Safe from the Menace of Human Trafficking

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Glory Matipile discovered a childhood friend had suddenly disappeared, it changed her life forever. An episode of Voices for Humanity on the Scientology Network documents how this human rights advocate is saving lives.

FineShare Brings Online Voice Changer Technology to the New Era with AI Voice Cloning

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FineShare, an intelligent software company dedicated to providing innovative solutions to improve real-time multimedia experiences for both individuals and business users, proudly announces the launch of its online voice changer. Leveraging AI voice cloning technology, this tool revolutionizes the online voice-changing industry, empowering content creators such as video and podcast producers to realize smart, diverse, secure, and simple voice-changing experiences.

Olea Kiosks Launches its HYPERMODULAR Kiosk Technology

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks, the fastest growing provider of self-service kiosk solutions, has announced its new HYPERMODULAR kiosk technology which allows for complex kiosk configurations to be piloted and in-service much faster than a custom designed product.