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

Polonious Investigations Management Systems partners with DrivenBI to launch self-service data analysis for its customers around the globe

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Polonious, the premier provider of special investigative unit (SIU) and investigation management systems for the insurance and investigation industries, announced its partnership with DrivenBI, the leading provider of cloud based self-service analysis platforms, empowering Polonious customers to create their own analysis in entirely new ways.

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Halloween Costume Outfitter Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sexy Wear Avenue, a popular online vendor of adult Halloween costumes for women, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with limited-time anniversary specials of extra 15 percent-off discount on all products storewide with coupon code SWA15.

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New Performing Arts Company Art-In-Relation announces West Coast Premiere of ‘Frankenstein The Musical’ in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jonas Sills and Ray Buffer have created a new performing arts company in Long Beach called Art-In-Relation (AIR). Art-In-Relation’s first production, ‘Frankenstein The Musical’ will open October 23 at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre inside the Scottish Rite Event Center in Long Beach. The two producers also appear in this powerful production, as Victor Frankenstein and The Creature, respectively.

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ArteQuesta Offers New Art Investment Program for Military Families

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today ArteQuesta announces a new art investment program in its support for veterans and military families. The fine arts investment company believes that every opportunity for the enjoyment of art, including the opportunity for art investment, should be given to those who serve the United States.

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EPIC adds Tiffany McClellan in Southern California

IRVINE, Calif., Sept 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tiffany McClellan has joined the firm as Regional Director Employee Benefits. McClellan brings 16 years of experience in strategic market planning, sales organizational leadership, new product/service development and health and welfare plan consulting to the firm.

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Inspirational Keyboardist Isha Love Pours ‘Jars of Waters’ with New Solo Piano Release

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When the fingers of Isha Love glide across the piano, a dazzling cascade of melody rushes forth spraying the atmosphere like the mist from a waterfall. ‘Jars of Waters,’ her new offering, is a fluid tapestry of 14 luscious piano solos that pour sweet liquid libations for the soul.

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Oceanside Jewelers is launching a new line of Pandora Jewelry

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oceanside Jewelers, owned and operated by Master Jeweler Chad Elliott, is expanding the store’s award winning collection of fine jewelry and engagement rings, and will be launching a new line of Pandora jewelry, bracelets, and charms in store.

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ArteQuesta Artist Evan Skrederstu Announces Participation in Upcoming Japanese Yokai Exhibit

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta today announced that Evan Skrederstu, a Los Angeles-based urban artist and member of street-art collective UGLARworks (Unified Group of Los Angeles Residents), will be a featured artist in an upcoming exhibition titled ‘Beware! Yokai!’ at the Empire Seven Studios in San Jose, Calif.

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Wounded Veterans’ Charitable Run Down California Coastline Set for Start Next Monday

TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — All of the practice is done; all of the planning is complete. Now it’s time for several teams of war-injured military veterans and active servicemen participating in the Never Quit Challenge to put their personal watercraft into the Pacific Ocean and do what they’ve always done – finish the job.

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HECM Reverse Mortgages Have Less Risk for Lenders says ReverseVision Board Member, Industry Expert Jeffrey Taylor

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage lenders offering the HUD-insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) will find that originating reverse loans carries fewer risks than traditional mortgages. Recent HUD changes have made these loans even better suited to serve their intended purpose, according to reverse mortgage expert Jeffrey Taylor, a ReverseVision board member and president of Wendover Consulting.

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‘Tattoo Nation’ Explores the Hidden History of Body Art on 45 Million Americans

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Tattoo Nation’ began as a simple series of portrait photography sessions and grew to become an 86-minute exploration of the art of ink-on-flesh by director Eric Schwartz. Now available for streaming or purchase on DVD, ‘Tattoo Nation’ is emerging as the definitive look at how tattoos went from underground and illegal to mass acceptance and the status of art.

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Solutions Direct Can Sky Rocket Sales on a Shoestring

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everyone these days is looking for ways to save money, while making money. So, what’s the answer? A new advertising company, Solutions Direct (SolutionsDirect.net), thinks it knows. It starts with automated push technology.

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San Diego North County Attorney Releases Mobile Responsive Web Site

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the growing demand for sound legal information available over the internet, San Diego Attorney Stan Prowse has released an updated mobile-friendly version of his comprehensive and easy to understand legally oriented web site. Easy access to helpful legal information is now available 24/7 over stanprowse.com, optimized for all devices and web platforms.

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‘Legends of Surf Music’ concert to premiere in Vista Calif. on October 25, 2014 at the Moonlight Amphitheatre

VISTA, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stars and Stripes Events, a concert production company located in Escondido, Calif., is promoting a surf rock concert with former members of eight of the best known famous surf rock bands of the sixties. The promoter will donate 10 percent of ticket sales directly to Wounded Warrior Homes also located in Vista Calif. The concert is at the Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista on October 25.

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Larkin McLean’s Fourth Album ‘Ladybug’ Reveals Her Distinctive Hybrid of Audio-Erotica, Head-Bopping Rhythm, and Smartly Lyrical Pop Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Larkin McLean got her start sitting in at jazz clubs, taking piano lessons from Sarah Vaughan’s accompanist George Gaffney, and studying Flamenco dance. You can hear it woven eloquently throughout her new record, ‘Ladybug.’ A follow-up to the well-received ‘If You’re a Wild Girl, Say Aye,’ McLean first hit the scene with her self-titled album.

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New Education Protector from EPIC Safeguards Student-Athletes’ Education

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) directors reexamine several policies amid controversy about how student athletes are treated, one of the nation’s fastest-growing insurance brokers has moved to protect high school athletes who have received a verbal offer for an athletic scholarship or grant from an NCAA Division I or Division II sports program. EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants today announces Education Protector(SM) from EPIC, the first insurance product of its kind.

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SecuGen to Showcase New Combination Fingerprint and Contactless Smartcard Reader at the 2014 Global Identity Summit

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that it will be showing at the Global Identity Summit in Tampa, Florida, a completely new device that combines a contactless smartcard reader with SecuGen’s FAP 20 certified, optical fingerprint sensor, the U20. This new product, the Hamster Pro Duo CL(TM), is housed in a sleek new case and provides convenient access to dual mode authentication for enhanced security.

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CRG Kickstarts a SmartCity Development Ecosystem to Seamlessly Merge Solutions for Civic Applications with Okta, Soasta, ClearVision and VRP

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group today announced that it is initiating the City Development Ecosystem, a group which is chartered to promote new software models for civic organizations to take advantage of next generation applications and cloud infrastructure.

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ArteQuesta Adds New Artworks to Israeli Masters Collection in Continued Effort to Preserve Art and Culture of Israel

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta, a fine art investment company has announced new artworks to be added to the Israeli Masters Collection as part of their continued effort to preserve Israeli art and culture. The collection was created over ten years ago to gather and preserve historically significant artworks and artifacts by Israeli artists during Israel’s diaspora and the emergence of the Jewish state in 1948.

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ArteQuesta Launches New Fully Featured Website Providing Clients with Art Market Expertise

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta, a fine arts investment company is pleased to announce the launch of its new website artequesta.com. ArteQuesta’s website is designed to assist collectors, patrons, art professionals, and individuals in making thoughtful decisions for establishing or maintaining an art-investment portfolio.

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Better Life Technologies Group Goes to Indiegogo for Prototype

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The tragic drowning of Albert Jones, a 7-year old boy, closely affected George A. McKinney, president and CEO, Better Life Technologies Group. As a result, in February 2014, he patented a swim safety system device, the ‘Albert Jones Anti-Distress Device’ (AJADD) U.S. Patent #8,659,435 B2 – a device geared to making lives safer in every underwater situation around the globe.

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ImmersiON-VRelia PRO Blue Sky ushers in new world of commercial virtual reality entertainment

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ImmersiON-VRelia announced today the launch of the immersive industry’s first-ever virtual reality commercial entertainment division. The new division will be dedicated to providing head mounted displays and content to amusement parks, visitor attractions, immersive cinemas and promotional platforms. The division is the result of a new partnership between ImmersiON-VRelia and International Immersion Industries.

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EPIC adds retail team from JLT Towers Re

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a nationwide retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance broker/consultant, announced today the addition of the retail risk management and property/casualty team of JLT Towers Re. This strategic build-out of a team serving large, complex risk management accounts is a product of EPIC’s broadening alliance partnership and collaboration with JLT Towers Re. The agreement is effective August 11.

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Civic Resource Group Receives Prestigious Designation of ‘100 Most Promising Technology Companies’ from CIOReview Magazine

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CIO Review magazine announced that Civic Resource Group (CRG) received a notable inclusion on the CIOReview100 list for its innovative programs and solutions that help civic organizations across the U.S. achieve their goals to become ‘Smart Cities’ in 2014.

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Reverse Mortgage Volumes Trend Up in Closed Loan Data, FHA Endorsements a Lagging Indicator, says ReverseVision’s Rob Katz

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Contrary to what has been reported for the past six months, reverse mortgage originations have been trending up according to ReverseVision, the leading provider of reverse mortgage lending solutions. ReverseVision’s RV Exchange (RVX) is the leading reverse loan origination system (RLOS) and lending system of record for the majority of reverse lenders.

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VLP Continues to Grow with the Addition of Mark D. Taylor and Jeffrey A. Fromm

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Mark D. Taylor and Jeffrey A. Fromm as partners. Mark, based in Washington, D.C., practices bankruptcy law. Jeff, based in New York City, focuses on corporate and transactional matters.

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Scott Law Firm Automates Name Permutation Searches for Military Personnel to Comply with SCRA, Quandis Technology Enables

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., July 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of mortgage servicing software, announced that Scott Law Firm, which serves the default servicing industry, is actively utilizing its new military search name permutation functionality. Scott Law Firm can now more easily and efficiently identify active duty military borrowers in the Department of Defense (DoD) database to comply with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).

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