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

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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Anthem Data Breach Sparks Class Action Lawsuit, Weitz & Luxenberg Announces

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against the nation’s second-largest health insurer, Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc., following disclosure earlier this month that the private information of 80 million Anthem customers was stolen in a massive online data breach.

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The Harman Press Acquires A&I

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a move that continues the expansion of its commercial printing business, The Harman Press has acquired AandI Photographic and Digital and its staff, effective February 13, 2015. AandI is expected to move operations from its current Burbank address to The Harman Press facility in North Hollywood before the end of March. The announcement was made by AandI co-owners Baret Lepejian and Vic Lepejian together with The Harman Press president Phillip Goldner.

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Former Microsoft Europe Chairman Jan Muhlfeit Joins Civic Resource Group International Advisory Board

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group Intl. (CRG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jan Muhlfeit as Special Advisor and Chairman, CRG International. In his dual role, Mr. Muhlfeit will help guide the company as it establishes and expands its leadership position and capabilities in Digital Government on a global level.

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Veros Delivers First Direct Connection to FHA’s Electronic Appraisal Delivery Portal

SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 17, 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 lenders interested in utilizing FHA’s recently announced Electronic Appraisal Delivery (EAD) portal can achieve a direct connection for electronic appraisal submission through Veros’ PATHWAY.

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DocMagic Integration Supports MERS eRegistry

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the leading provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions for the mortgage industry, announced that the firm has now completed its integration with the MERS(R) eRegistry, making it one of only a few industry vendors to integrate with the widely used system.

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ReverseVision Taps Wendy Peel as VP of Sales/Marketing

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, announced seasoned sales/marketing executive Wendy Peel has joined the company as its vice president of sales and marketing. In this position, Wendy will be responsible for managing the ReverseVision brand, working with product development on system enhancements and broadening ReverseVision brand awareness among forward lenders and financial planners.

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DocMagic Implements MISMO Version 3.3 in Support of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry’s leader in compliant loan document preparation and driver of complete eMortgage adoption, announced that its entire solution set now adheres to version 3.3 of the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO) Reference Model.

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Economic Recovery Contributes to Increase in Renovations: Bathrooms and Kitchens Remain Favorite Remodeling Projects

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The latest US Remodeling Sentiment Report from Remodel or Move indicated that the continued economic recovery has favorably affected homeowners. Homeowner respondents report their average home equity is now over $165,000, up from $115,000 in 2013, which combined with continued low interest rates and pent-up demand for home repair and improvements, is fueling growth.

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Civic Resource Group International Joins Smart Cities Council as Associate Partner

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group International (CRG) is delighted to announce their appointment as Associate Partner in the Smart Cities Council. CRG will participate with the Smart Cities Council as a technology solutions provider and a champion of the ‘Smart Cities’ concept of ‘digital’ transformation by providing solutions that streamline the traditional organization and management of urban living for communities and constituents.

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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.

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Veros CEO Darius Bozorgi Speaking at 2015 ABS Vegas Conference

SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, is pleased to announce that president and CEO Darius Bozorgi will be a panelist at the 2015 ABS Vegas conference, the largest capital markets conference in the world.

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Bank of Southern California Successfully Raises $7.2 Million in Capital

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California (OTCQB: FBBN) (the ‘Bank’) announced today that it completed a private placement of approximately $7.2 million of its common stock, positioning the Company to grow its Southern California Franchise.

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Civic Resource Group International Joins AWS Partner Network

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group Intl. (CRG) is pleased to announce its designation as an APN Technology Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN), a program which provides technical, business, and marketing support and provides a way for customers to identify partners with proven experience on AWS.

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Luscious Maven Pole Dance Studio Raises the Libido for Valentine’s Day with ‘Pantychakra: Intimacy Building for Couples’

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For over five years, studio owner, instructor and performer, Heather West has successfully championed the fine art of living lusciously with her Luscious Maven Pole Dance Studio. This Valentine’s Day, West will raise the libido as her North Hollywood based studio plays host to a series of events for singles and couples alike.

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California Landfill Reduces Environmental Impact and Saves Money

PORTOLA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agru America, Inc. announced that the city of Portola, Calif. is now using its exclusive EPA Subtitle D compliant landfill closure system – ClosureTurf(R). The landfill site located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, recently completed an eight-acre final closure.

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Save the Date: 2015 HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo This Year in Florida

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) will unveil its 29th Annual International Conference and Training Expo on August 30, 2015, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in beautiful Orlando, Florida. This International Conference brings together groups including law enforcement, private industry, government and academia from the United States and from around the world.

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Kent Collier Joins Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting – a Division of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kent Collier, J.D., LEED AP BD+C, has joined the firm’s Greyling Insurance Brokerage Division as an associate client manager. Greyling is a highly regarded specialty insurance broker and risk management consulting team serving architects, engineers, contractors, environmental service firms and law firms across the country.

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South Bay Networking Mixer Success!

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrated Physical Medicine (IPM) in coordination with the Unified Small Business Alliance (USBA) held a networking event on January 30, 2015 at IPM in the city of Torrance, Calif. The main purpose of this mixer was to unify South Bay businesses and encourage community members to support economic growth by shopping local.

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2014/15 California State Championship Pinball Tournament to be held at Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda

ALAMEDA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The body that ranks the world’s best pinball players, the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA), is coordinating the second annual State Championship Series finale, a competition held simultaneously across 33 different states on Saturday, Feb. 7. This year’s competition in California will be held at the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) from 1 to 5 p.m. at 1510 Webster St. in the San Francisco Bay Area’s charming island city of Alameda.

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ArteQuesta Urban Artist Evan Skrederstu Commissioned to Paint Star Wars Beetle as Part of Mask Series

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading fine art investment company ArteQuesta today announced that urban artist Evan Skrederstu has been commissioned for a Star Wars themed piece in a crescendo to his acclaimed Mask Series of painted bugs. The commissioned image of the iconic Darth Vader mask is to be painted on a largest breed of beetle, Titanus Gigantus, measuring 5.75 inches.

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National Mortgage Professional Magazine Names MCT’s Phil Rasori to its Annual Top 40 Under 40 List

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, was named one of the Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 by National Mortgage Professional magazine. Rasori earned a spot on the list largely for his lead role in architecting and launching MCTlive!(TM).

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