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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from California, USA.

M4VGear for Windows adds iTunes 12.1 Support with Released Version 5.1.0

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M4VGear Inc., on March 20, 2015, released version 5.1.0 of M4VGear DRM Media Converter for Windows to add support of iTunes 12.1. Until now, M4VGear is the only DRM Media Converter Software in the market that runs iTunes M4V conversion smoothly under all iTunes versions.

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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.

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ArteQuesta Announces Acceptance of Bitcoin – Breaks down Financial Barriers and Opens Economic Doors

MILL VALLEY, Calif., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta, a fine art investment company, today announced the acceptance of Bitcoin as a method of payment for the purchase of artworks. Without excluding the typical form of monetary exchange, ArteQuesta is the first and only organization in the art investment world to accept Bitcoin.

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Rocha Art Presents John Waguespack’s ‘Channeling The Dionysian’ April 10 – May 15, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — San Francisco based artist John Waguespack unveils a new chapter in his creative evolution in ‘Channeling the Dionysian,’ a solo exhibition at Rocha Art. In his first solo exhibition in over a year, Waguespack’s work is inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche’s dramatic theory of the ‘Dionysian’ and ‘Apollonian’ modes of the human mind.

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The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) releases a Universal Adult Tuberculosis Risk Assessment today to tackle TB in California

OAKLAND, Calif., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Contrary to popular belief, tuberculosis (TB) has not been eliminated in the U.S. With 2145 cases of active TB in 2014, California alone has 23 percent of the nation’s TB cases. However, this represents only a small fraction of the estimated 2.5 million Californians infected with TB. The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) released a Universal Adult TB Risk Assessment today to support efforts to find those infected with TB.

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D.L. Carroll, Author of the Sir Licksalot Series, Receives a Prestigious Award and Makes a Guest Appearance!

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Family Review Center honors D.L. Carroll, author of the ‘Sir Licksalot’ children’s book series, with the Star Award. The Star Award is to recognize outstanding companies and business owners. An interview with D.L. Carroll is published in the 2015 Awards Edition of the Family Review Center’s Magazine.

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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.

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DocMagic Named to HousingWire Magazine’s Annual HW TECH100 List

TORRANCE, Calif., March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that HousingWire magazine designated the company to its 2015 HW TECH100(TM) list. The list honors the 100 most innovative technology companies serving the U.S. mortgage finance and real estate industries.

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Casting Call: Veteran TV Casting Agent Jacqui Pitman is Looking for Reality TV’s New ‘It’ Couple

BURBANK, Calif., March 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casting is the backbone of all great reality shows and veteran TV casting agent Jacqui Pitman knows casting. She is a true behind-the-scenes powerhouse when it comes to finding the perfect people for the perfect parts. Her agency, Pitman Casting, is a full service, reality television casting company that has provided talent for some of TV’s hottest shows. Now the veteran casting director is on the search for reality TV’s next ‘It’ couple.

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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.

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DocMagic Secures Exclusive Agreement with World Wide Notary, Inc. to Leverage eNotarization Technology for eClosings

TORRANCE, Calif., Mar. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced today that it formed an exclusive strategic alliance with World Wide Notary, Inc. (WWN), a pioneering developer of electronic notarization services. The partnership integrates WWN’s patent pending DigaSign eNotary technology into DocMagic’s eServices platform to deliver a fully paperless eClosing solution.

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The Harman Press is Official Printer for the 2015 AAPC New Orleans Pollie Awards & Conference

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marking its active role in the political printing arena, The Harman Press will be the Official Printer for the 2015 Pollie Awards and Conference in New Orleans, March 17-19, organized by the American Association of Political Consultants. This will be the second year that The Harman Press has provided the AAPC with printing for its programming material and signage for its annual conference and awards events.

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Autism is Not Holding Back Teenage Singer Autumn Sky Wolfe

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The word ‘autism’ strikes fear in people’s hearts but Autumn Sky Wolfe is battling it with a singing career and bold live performances. ‘Here is a young woman who is unshakable in her delivery of a song,’ states manager Meredith Day of Starmaker Machinery. ‘When she performs, she exhibits resolve and power that can uplift the entire audience,’ Day adds.

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Veros Selected as HousingWire’s HW Tech100 ‘Market Influence’ Category Winner

SANTA ANA, Calif., March 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, announced today that it has been named the winner of the ‘Market Influence’ category in the 2015 edition of HousingWire’s HW TECH100(TM) list.

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ReverseVision Releases Financial Assessment-Required Screens by Original HUD March 2 Deadline

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, has released an update to their RV Exchange LOS that includes all Financial Assessment critical screens and calculations. This release was targeted to meet the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) original Financial Assessment (FA) implementation date of March 2.

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Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Sponsors California Excluded Persons List Legislation AB 1122

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform announced today that Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D – San Bernardino) introduced the ‘Excluded Persons Administrative Action List,’ or ‘EPAAL’ legislation on Friday 27 February 2015. AB 1122 as it is now known, will require the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing (DSS/CCL) to publish on its website a list of all persons who have been excluded from owning, operating and/or working inside any licensed care facility as a result of an Administrative Law proceeding.

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Comedian Who Stutters Goes Beyond the Punch Lines at Pacific Pinball Museum

ALAMEDA, Calif., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nina G bills herself as ‘America’s Only Female Stuttering Comedian.’ Less obvious about this stand-up comedian, social activist, and author, is that she also has a learning disability. Both Nina G’s stutter and her learning disability are subjects in her new one woman show, Going Beyond Inspirational, which premieres on (funnily enough) April Fools’ Day! April 1, 2015 at the Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda, Calif.

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MostFit Introduces Stability Training Tools That Initiate a Whole New Way to Train

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following the launch of SYN Rings – a revolutionary product that changes the paradigm of stability training – MostFit has just released the new Core Hammer to the market. If you’re looking to add a new dimension of intensity, explosive muscle engagement and core training to your exercise regimen, or for your clients, these tools fit the bill.

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Former UN World Tourism Organization top official Geoffrey Lipman Joins Civic Resource Group International as Special Advisor, Global Travel & Tourism

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group Intl. (CRG) today announced the appointment of Geoffrey Lipman as Special Advisor, Global Travel and Tourism. CRG has also entered a strategic partnership with Greenearth.travel of which Mr. Lipman is Chairman.

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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.

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EPIC’s Tammy Mission Honored as a 2015 Insurance Industry Power Broker

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tammy Mission has been recognized as a Power Broker and an Under-40 designee in the non-profit sector by Risk and Insurance Magazine. This is the second time Mission has received this honor, with her first recognition (also in the non-profit sector) coming in 2013.

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Weitz & Luxenberg’s Anthem Data Breach Lawsuit Helps Kids, Too

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Anthem Inc. data breach class action lawsuit brought this month by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. seeks to protect tens of millions of children – and not just adults – affected by the health insurance giant’s massive loss of sensitive confidential records, the New York-based law firm today announced.

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Autism and Artistry Combine as Autumn Sky Wolfe Creates Inspiring Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Autumn Sky Wolfe was diagnosed with autism, the last thing on anyone’s mind was a singing career. Yet she now has an EP on iTunes and has been nominated by New Music Weekly magazine as Best New Adult Contemporary Artist as well as Crossover Artist of the Year.

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ReverseVision on Track for Financial Assessment Changes Despite HUD Delay

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Button, president and CEO of leading reverse mortgage software and technology provider ReverseVision, says the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) decision to delay implementation of its Financial Assessment (FA) rules provides a better opportunity for lenders to get the required technology changes including: ReverseVision’s, HUD’s and other systems implemented into their processes before using these tools in their day-to-day workflow.

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Canadian Producer Lands record with Legendary Mogul Dr Dre

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quietly over the last decade, Nova Scotia native Chris Noxx has been building his resume. As a producer, composer and arranger he started making trips to and from his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Music hub Los Angeles, California.

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PDC CEO Emilio N. Francisco Announces $45 Million Capital Raise for Clear Currents

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that PDC is raising $45 million in EB-5 immigrant investor funds to assist biodegradable organic chemical products firm Clear Currents, Inc.

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Quandis Unveils QLS, a Comprehensive Default Management Platform

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Feb. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default servicing software, announced that it launched Quandis Loan Servicing (QLS), an end-to-end default management platform that automates and compliantly manages the default process from start to finish. QLS is offered as an all-in-one system and also as modules so various components can be leveraged by servicers based on individual needs.

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