California Business News - Page 75

Page 75 of California Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



EPIC Honored as One of 2011’s ‘Healthiest Employers of the Bay Area’ by Leading Business Journals

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized as one of 2011’s ‘Healthiest Employers of the Bay Area.’

Redmond School District in Oregon Selects Edupoint to Help Meet Their Vision of Proficiency-based Teaching and Learning

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by the High Desert Education Service District to replace their eSIS SIS solution with Edupoint’s GENESIS(TM) SIS.

DB2XML adds Database Support to RenderX’s XML Rendering Products

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RenderX (www.renderx.com), the leader in XML formatting solutions, released a new product – DB2XML – which enables RenderX’s reporting and rendering products to use databases and CSV files as data sources.

Artist Dumpster Dives Zuck, Goes Public with Facebook Founder’s Trash

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that Google Artist XVALA goes dumpster diving in Silicon Valley, invading tech founders’ personal trash to create a series of sculptures that has been made available to the public online and in upcoming gallery shows.

Quandis Releases New Short Sell Application

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced it has released a Web-based short sell application that automates short sell workflows and streamlines communications between servicers, lenders, borrowers and real estate agents. The result is the efficient, effective processing of short sale transactions that can be executed in roughly 60 days.

DocMagic Launches Free eSign Technology – New Solution Allows Users to Electronically Sign Any Document at No Charge

CARSON, Calif., Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry’s leading provider of loan document and automated compliance technologies, announced an industry break-through by making its eSign platform available to any user at no cost. DocMagic’s eSign solution gives users the ability to capture electronic signatures for any document saved in a PDF file format.

EPIC Programs Group Introduces Comprehensive Pizza Restaurant and Delivery Operators Insurance Package

SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Programs Group, a managing underwriter and program administrator providing leading-edge risk management and insurance solutions nationally, announces the launch of their newest program for Pizza Restaurants and Delivery Operators. Dubbed ‘SLICE’ (safety, loss control, insurance, coverage, expertise), the new program specifically addresses a significant exposure and principle risk management concern of Pizza Delivery Operators: liability resulting from their delivery drivers.

Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers Honor VLP Law Group Attorneys

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP is pleased to announce that Corporate and Transactional founding partner David Goldenberg was named a 2011 ‘Rising Star’ by Northern California Super Lawyers as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state for 2011. In addition, Trademark and Copyright partner Brian M. Davis and Executive Compensation partner Stephen T. Lindo were recognized in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

McMullen and PowerGuard named 2011 Risk Innovator and Responsibility Leader by Risk and Insurance Magazine

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a Managing General Agent specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries – today announced that Managing Principal Mike McMullen was named by Risk & Insurance magazine as a 2011 Risk Innovator.

Intellectual Property Attorney Kent Cheng Joins VLP Law Group

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its Intellectual Property practice with the addition of Dr. Kent H. Cheng as a partner. Dr. Cheng joins VLP from Cohen Pontani Lieberman and Pavane LLP where he was a partner representing clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and high tech industries.

Professional Community Management of California, Inc. Signs Park Paseo

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Sept. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM), one of the nation’s largest managers of common-interest residential developments, will manage Park Paseo in Irvine, CA. With 625 single-family homes and nine acres of greenbelt space and walking paths, it is one of the largest homeowner associations in the city.

Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. Releases White Paper on Pipeline Hedging

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced the availability of a free white paper designed for lenders that provides guidance in secondary market pipeline hedging. Organizations can download the paper at MCT’s Web site.

PowerGuard adds Business Development Executive Jeff Sharer in New Jersey

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a Managing General Agent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries – today announced that risk management, financial services and alternative energy professional Jeff Sharer has joined the company as Business Development Executive.

PowerGuard adds Business Development Executive Tim Kinsella in New York

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a Managing General Agent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries – today announced that risk management, financial services and alternative energy professional Tim Kinsella has joined the company as a business development executive.

Mortgage Capital Trading Makes Inc. 5000 Annual List of Fastest-Growing Companies

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced today that it has been named to Inc. 5000’s 2011 fastest-growing private companies list. MCT ranks 776 on the list with an industry rank in the financial services category of 39 and impressive three-year sales growth of 405 percent.

EPIC adds Victor McKnight as Principal and Employee Benefits Consultant in Petaluma

PETALUMA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of employee benefits consultant Victor (Vic) McKnight as a principal in the company’s Petaluma, Calif. office. McKnight brings 16 years of insurance and employee benefits program management experience to EPIC.

Dubbed the Italian Jackie Chan, Actor Zak Lee Guarnaccia Stars as Pancho Villa ‘Deadliest Warrior 3’ on Spike TV

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This rugged and relentless Award Winning actor, after recently appearing on such shows such as ABC’s ‘General Hospital,’ Comedy Central’s ‘Jon Benjamin Has a Van’ and the American Express National Commercial with Conan O’Brien, Italian-born stuntman and martial arts expert Zak Lee Guarnaccia will next appear on September 7, 2011 as the lead role, Pancho Villa on ‘Deadliest Warrior season 3’ on Spike TV.

PowerGuard adds Sales Executive Rex Lyon in Irvine

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a Managing General Agent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries – today announced that Rex Lyon has joined the company as vice president.

EPIC Enhances North Bay Services with Opening of New Offices

PETALUMA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the opening of new offices in Petaluma. The new EPIC facility, featuring a multi-media training room for risk management, insurance, employee benefits and safety seminars, will help the EPIC team serve the growing needs of North Bay clients in a wide range of industries. These industries include wine making, construction, non-profits and the public sector.

VLP Law Group LLP Welcomes Noted Attorneys Carl Spataro and Whit Bissell

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its Corporate practice with the addition of Carl Spataro and Whit Bissell to its partnership.

Fish and Game Treats California Ferret Enthusiasts as Pests, Not Citizens

LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to LegalizeFerrets.org, the Department of Fish and Game has put impossible restrictions on the ferret legalization process. ‘We’re going by the book – but they’re ripping pages out from under us. Would California tolerate that behavior from any other Department?’ says Pat Wright, of LegalizeFerrets.

Quandis Named a 2011 Top 50 Technology Service Provider

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management solutions, announced that is has earned a spot on Mortgage Technology magazine’s annual Top 50 Service Providers list.

EPIC adds Kathleen Holmes as Senior Account Executive

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Holmes as a senior account executive in its Employee Benefits Division. Kathy brings nearly 25 years of experience in the health insurance and employee benefits industry. She will be based in EPIC’s Irvine, Calif. branch office and report to Steve Vilas, Employee Benefits Division, Chief Operating Officer.

DocMagic Again Recognized as Top 50 Service Provider

CARSON, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry’s leading provider of loan document and automated compliance solutions, announced that it has earned a spot on Mortgage Technology magazine’s 2011 Top 50 Mortgage Technology Service Providers list. This marks the tenth year DocMagic has made the list.

California IVF Updates Name to Reflect Consolidation of Sacramento Area Fertility Centers

DAVIS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California IVF: Davis Fertility Center, Inc. announces a name change for their Sacramento area fertility centers. The infertility treatment center will now operate under the name California IVF Fertility Center and the shorter version California IVF. The name change was made to reflect the operation of clinics at various locations throughout the Sacramento area.

EPIC adds Linda Campbell as Account Executive in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Linda Campbell as an account executive. Campbell brings more than 40 years of experience in the property and casualty insurance industry to her new assignment.

Neotrope Helps Small Businesses Balance Their PR Budget, Rolls Back Pricing to 2008 Levels

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope is helping to ensure small businesses can manage their budgets and not cross their own debt ceiling when doing PR and promotion, by rolling back service pricing on Send2Press Newswire press release writing and targeted news distribution packages to 2008 levels.

Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. Opens East Coast Office

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that it has established an office in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, just outside of downtown Philadelphia.

Professional Community Management of California, Inc. Expands Portfolio to Las Vegas

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM), one of the nation’s largest managers of resort-style living homeowner associations, has expanded into Southern Nevada. PCM was chosen by eight association boards to professionally manage Pulte Group’s Southern Nevada communities in the greater Las Vegas Valley and Mesquite Region that will total nearly 11,000 homes at build-out.

RenderX and Altova Bundle MapForce and VDPMill to Create a Universal High-Performance Rendering Solution

PALO ALTO, Calif., and BEVERLY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RenderX, the leader in XML formatting solutions, and Altova, the creator of XMLSpy and other leading XML, database, and UML tools, entered a partnership agreement to provide integrated reporting and rendering solutions.

VLP Honored with Quality of Life Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) presented Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) its annual Constance L. Belfiore Quality of Life Award, honoring the firm for providing an exceptional quality of life in the workplace through policies that support significant flexibility and autonomy for its attorneys and staff.

MCT Trading Expands Corporate Headquarters – Additional Space Accommodates New Hires, Supports Growing Client Base

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading provider of hedging and risk management advisory services, announced that the company has expanded its facilities, doubling the office space it previously had. The addition of space is the direct result of MCT’s growth strategy to support lenders making the shift from best efforts to mandatory trading.

Tina Brink of EPIC Honored as 2011 Top Employee Benefits Consultant and Responsibility Leader

SAN MATEO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Senior Account Executive Tina Brink has been recognized by Risk & Insurance and Human Resource Executive magazines as a 2011 ‘Top Employee Benefits Consultant’ and as an industry ‘Responsibility Leader.’

EPIC Adds Michele Childers as Account Executive in Folsom

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Michele Childers as an employee benefits account executive in its Folsom office. Michele brings a strong background in marketing and product knowledge, benefit plan design and client service.

Mortgage Capital Trading Celebrates Ten-Year Anniversary

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in hedging and risk management services, announced the celebration of its of tenth anniversary in business. The company was founded in May of 2001 and has remained dedicated to the mortgage banking industry since its inception.

Record Setting Response to New and Improved IObit Advanced SystemCare 4 – More Than 5 Million Downloads in Three Weeks

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IObit Inc. announced today that its most popular free system utility software – Advanced SystemCare 4 – has achieved an astonishing consumer response since its release in late April, with more than 5 million downloads in three weeks. The new update ranks at the top of the most popular downloads list including CNET’s download.com, and has received extensive media coverage worldwide.

PowerGuard adds Gayle Nakahodo as VP of Operations

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a Managing General Agent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries – announced today that Gayle Nakahodo has joined the company as vice president of operations.

Document Systems’ Chief Compliance Officer to Speak on Regulatory Panel Session

CARSON, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry’s leading provider of loan document and automated compliance solutions, announced that its chief legal officer, Melanie Feliciano, will speak on a panel session that addresses various mortgage compliance trends and changes. The panel is being held at the 4th Annual Avista Solutions Customer Conference on May 10 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Edupoint Helps Las Cruces Public Schools Meet Expedited Launch Date to Replace eSIS

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected to implement its GENESIS and GENESEA SIS solutions for the Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS). While the school district could have chosen to migrate to free software provided by the new owners of their existing eSIS system, a comprehensive study of all available options recommended the Edupoint purchase.

SecuGen Shipping Water Resistant SDA-Series OEM Fingerprint Modules for IP-65 Devices

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the availability of the SDA03M-WR, SDA04M-WR and SDA04-WR, water resistant OEM fingerprint modules intended for integration into IP-65 rated access control units and other devices made for outdoor use. The sensor components of these fingerprint modules are sealed around the edges of the platen to prevent water seepage into the sensor itself.