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Page 74 of California Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Father’s Day Gift Your Family Will Remember 30 Years from Now

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Quik Pod(R), by Fromm Works Inc., allows Dad to be included in every photo and video without asking strangers for help. Just in time for Father’s Day get the man in your life the world’s first handheld extendable monopod for smartphones.

Professional Community Management of California, Inc. Opens New Inland Empire Office

RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) relocated its Inland Empire office to 11860 Pierce Street Suite 100, Riverside, CA 92505.

MCT Trading Officially Launches LockCentral Service for Lenders

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced it established an outsourced service that implements and manages a centralized lock desk for mortgage bankers that offers them a viable alternative to operating an in-house lock desk. LockCentral saves time, ensures pricing accuracy, frees secondary marketing personnel to assume other responsibilities, and brings a number of new efficiencies to secondary marketing departments.

MCT Trading’s COO Scheduled to Speak at Market Insight Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, will speak on a panel at the Mortgage Insight Conference on April 26 in Sacramento, California. The session will analyze the future of the mortgage business and address the challenges and opportunities facing loan originators.

Jeffrey R. Jamison Joins Wholesale Trading Co-Op in New York City

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that Jeffrey R. Jamison has joined the firm as Assistant Vice President. Jamison will be based in New York City and will be responsible for providing casualty brokerage services to WTCI retail broker members and their clients.

Professional Community Management of California, Inc. Celebrates 40 Years

LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM), celebrates 40 years of service and growth this month. In 1964, the company began as a non-profit that managed Laguna Woods Village. PCM officially incorporated in 1972 to manage a diverse range of homeowner associations or Common Interest Developments (CIDs) including Huntington Landmark and Sun Lakes Country Club.

PCM Field Services and Lake Forest Community Association Assist Residents with Home Repairs

LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced that the Lake Forest Community Association launched a new Community Spirit Team. With a $300 starter fund from the Board of Directors, the team will help neighbors with home repairs in order to remain in compliance with the association’s rules.

SecuGen and Suprema Reach Settlement and Dismiss Lawsuits Against Each Other

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation and Suprema Inc. announced today that the two companies reached an agreement to settle lawsuits filed against each other in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division. SecuGen and Suprema resolved those disputes on confidential terms and have dismissed the pending lawsuits against each other.

G-Man Marketing Celebrates Decade of Hype

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whether you call it publicity, media relations or hype, everybody needs it and John Scott G has been providing it for a decade. ‘Just by visiting the Internet, you have been influenced by our work,’ states the head of G-Man Marketing. ‘We create and publish media announcements, press alerts, video messaging, social networking communication, and what I call ghost marketing.’

Thirty Students Launch Projects to Improve Community and World After Participating in Educational Program and Studying Climate Change in Bangladesh

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thirty youth leaders from the San Francisco, New York and Minnesota areas are implementing social action projects designed to help their communities in particular and the planet in general, says nonprofit World Savvy. The projects are the students’ way of sharing the knowledge they gained after participation in an innovative one-month immersion trip to Bangladesh to study climate change.

World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration to Commemorate a Decade of Global Education Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tickets are now available for the World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Actor Fitness Champ’s Extreme 24-hour Challenge Raises Charity Funds

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former International Martial Arts champion Zak Lee Guarnaccia, of LightRow Pictures, with his strong will, is going to attempt a staggering endurance-fundraising challenge in Hollywood. On April 28, 2012 at 7 a.m., for the benefit of Homeless Not Toothless, Zak will endure the 24HX Extreme Step-A-Thon fitness challenge (thefbxshow.com/24hx.html) climbing for 24 hours up and down the popular Santa Monica stairs.

Professional Community Management of California Inc. to Manage Tuscany Hills in Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif., March 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) was selected by the home owners association board of directors to manage Tuscany Hills, a master-planned community located in Lake Elsinore, California. The master-planned community is comprised of 1,148 single-family homes, pools, clubhouse, playgrounds and sports fields as well as Tuscany Hills Elementary School.

EPIC adds Stan Sanchez as Principal in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Stan Sanchez as principal in their San Francisco office. A veteran of more than 10 years in the insurance industry, Sanchez will focus on providing risk management and insurance solutions to successful individuals with a high asset base and significant property and liability exposures.

EPIC adds Lou Razzano as Principal in San Ramon

SAN RAMON, Calif., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of Lou Razzano as Principal and Business Development Executive. Razzano will be based in the company’s San Ramon, California office and report to managing principal, Brian Quinn.

Treadstone 71 Announces Certified Cyber Intel and CounterIntel Analyst Boot Camps

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71 announced at the RSA Conference two new certification tracks. The Cyber Intelligence Analyst and the Cyber Counterintelligence (CI) Analyst Certifications focus upon real world, practical activities coupled with theory. The certifications enhance the overall cybersecurity posture of the United States by accelerating the availability of educational and training resources.

Edupoint’s Synergy Student Information System Selected by Oregon as State-wide SIS Provider

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions vendor to the national K-12 market, has been exclusively selected as the student information system solutions provider by the Oregon Student Information System Consortium (OSIS).

Britain a ‘Musical Goldmine’ for Top American Ad Agency Execs in Search of New Music

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and LONDON, U.K., Feb. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP.com) president Tess Taylor leads a delegation of creative music executives from New York to London this week for meetings to create new opportunities for music whose uses contribute to the national economies of the United States, the United Kingdom and world culture.

EPIC adds Hilton Brown as Vice President of Claims Management

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Hilton Brown who will oversee client claims and advocacy in the company’s Los Angeles and Irvine offices. Brown will also provide claims support for sister company PowerGuard Insurance Services, located in Irvine, Calif. Brown brings 22 years of claims management and client advocacy experience to EPIC.

Quandis’ CEO to Speak on Mortgage Servicing Trends Roundtable

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Feb. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced that its CEO, Scott Stoddard, will participate on a roundtable hosted by SourceMedia at the MBA’s National Servicing Convention and Exposition. Participants in the roundtable will address various topics, trends and concerns in today’s mortgage servicing landscape.

Professional Community Management of California, Inc. to Manage Audie Murphy Ranch Community Association

MENIFEE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced an agreement with Brookfield Residential to manage the Audie Murphy Ranch Community Association, a new master-planned community located in Menifee, California surrounded by rolling acres of the San Jacinto and San Bernardino Mountains with 2,300 homes projected at build out.

PCM Staff Honored by Community Associations Institute Orange County Regional Chapter (CAI-OCRC)

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Feb. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management (PCM) proudly announced General Manager Jerry Storage, Towers Director Judie Zoerhof and Government and Governmental and Public Affairs Manager Wendy Bucknum at Laguna Woods Village were honored at the California Associations Institute Orange County Regional Chapter Excellence in Community Awards Dinner on Friday, February 3.

Michelle Thomson Promoted to Regional Director West Coast Associa Services

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Jan. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) and Associa announced the promotion of Michelle Thomson to Regional Director of West Coast Associa Services.

MCT Trading’s Phil Rasori Named to ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 List’ for Second Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, has again been named to National Mortgage Professional magazine’s Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 list for 2011.

EPIC Programs Group Enhances Pizza Restaurant and Delivery Operators Insurance Program

SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Programs Group, a managing underwriter and program administrator providing leading-edge risk management and insurance solutions nationally, announced that they have expanded the menu of coverage available in their newest program for Pizza Restaurants and Delivery Operators. Dubbed ‘SLICE’ (safety, loss control, insurance, coverage, expertise), the program now includes customized Commercial Excess Liability Coverage designed specifically for Pizza Delivery Operators.

Remo Software Launches RAR File Repair Tool for Windows

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Remo Software, a leading software company who provides consumer software utilities today has announced the availability of a RAR file repair utility for repairing corrupt or damaged RAR archive files created by WinRAR.

Voice Acting Conference VOICE 2012 Welcomes Voices.com as Premier Sponsor

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com, an online marketplace connecting businesses with voice actors, is pleased to announce their sponsorship of The VoiceOver International Creative Experience (VOICE 2012). Voices.com supported VOICE 2007 and 2010 in previous years through sponsorship, social media reporting and editorial coverage, extending the reach of the conference to a global audience hungry for the latest news, information and trends observed during the industry conference.

Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. Earns Medallion Award for Workplace Excellence

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leader in hedging and risk management services, announced that it has been named a 2011 Medallion winner for the annual Workplace Excellence Awards held by the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SD SHRM). Each year, the SD SHRM honors local companies having exceptional HR practices that become instrumental to their success and profitability.

PowerGuard’s PowerClip Warranty Solution Adopted by China-based Manufacturer of Solar Modules, ZNShine

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces that Chinese solar manufacturer, ZNShine, has joined the growing number of international solar panel manufacturers adopting PowerGuard’s unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.

Ben Itkin Joins Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, has announced the hiring of Ben Itkin as Senior Trade Desk Executive. In this role, Mr. Itkin will be responsible for co-managing MCT’s Trading Desk operations along with Head Trader and COO, Philip Rasori, as MCT continues to expand its team of mortgage traders due to growth in new client engagements.

Aloha Wanderwell: First Woman to Travel around the World in an Automobile

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What’s blonde, blue-eyed, six-feet tall and looks like a leading actress? She’s Aloha Wanderwell – the first woman to travel around the globe in a car; she was 16. And, AlohaWanderwell.com is dedicated to preserving her nitrate films, books and more.

Sacramento New Year’s Eve 2011 at Hilton Offers Two Live Bands, a DJ, Two Free Drinks, and Champagne Toasts

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild (PGuild.com) announced today it is offering a New Year’s Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Couples are also welcome to attend. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the party starts at 8:30 p.m. Magician Richard Kowaleski keeps guests entertained with magic tricks early in the evening when doors first open.

Property Management Growth Creates New Jobs

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced that the company’s 12 percent growth in units managed across Southern California and Southern Nevada, created 55 more jobs and promoted 28 employees, seven of whom now serve on the executive team.

Bay Area New Year’s Eve at San Ramon Marriott Includes Two Free Drinks, Champagne Toast, Casino Gaming for Prizes

SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild (PGuild.com) announced today it is hosting a Huge East Bay New Year’s Eve Party for singles at the San Ramon Marriott Grand Pavilion. This is a beautiful, new venue with cathedral style windows, a huge dance floor, balloon decorations everywhere, multiple chandeliers, and special dream-like lighting. Couples are welcome to attend.

Unsolved Celebrity Murder Mystery Still Haunts Long Beach Harbor – Spies, Stars, Scandal Surround Nearly 80-Year Old Wanderwell Case

LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobs surrounded the courthouse in 1933, where beautiful blonde adventuress, Aloha Wanderwell, was being questioned in the murder of her husband. ‘Once suspected as a German spy, world-traveler Walter Wanderwell was tabloid fodder long before his murder,’ says Richard Diamond, of AlohaWanderwell.com. Walter hobnobbed with Hollywood royalty, and ditched his wife to marry his young ‘ward’ Aloha, now the center of international intrigue.

NARIP ‘Hollywood to London Music Delegation’ for Culture, Commerce and IP Protection

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and LONDON, UK, Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Association of Record Industry Professionals (www.NARIP.com) president Tess Taylor leads a music delegation from Hollywood to London this week for meetings to protect intellectual property, preserve creativity, and create new opportunities for music whose uses contribute to the national economies of the United States, the United Kingdom and world culture.

EPIC adds Scott Gunnison as Principal, Strategic Development

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Scott Gunnison as Principal, Strategic Development. Gunnison brings more than 30 years of diversified insurance underwriting, retail and wholesale brokerage, specialty program development, and operations experience to EPIC. He will be based in Chicago and report directly to EPIC president and co-founder, John Hahn.

EPIC adds Scott Lihme as Principal in Irvine

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of property and casualty insurance broker and risk management consultant, Scott Lihme as a principal in the company’s Irvine, Calif. office. Lihme brings 25 years of underwriting, production, client advocacy and program management experience to EPIC.

GSA Adds New SecuGen Fingerprint Products to the FIPS 201 Approved Products List: Hamster IV v2 and ID-USB SC/PIV v2

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that the SecuGen Hamster IV v2 and the ID-USB SC/PIV v2 have been added to the General Services Administration’s FIPS 201 Evaluation Program Approved Products List.

EPIC honored by North Bay Business Journal with Healthiest Company Award

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, is being recognized by the North Bay Business Journal with a 2011 Healthiest Companies award.