SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2014 (SEN2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The shareholders of Jenkins Insurance Services (Jenkins), a Leavitt Group agency, have sold 100 percent of their shares in Jenkins to EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center). The transaction, which closed on July 17, was retroactively effective July 1. Jenkins, with California offices in Concord, Sacramento, San Jose, Orange County, and in Reno, Nevada, employs 160 and has approximately $34 million of annual revenue.
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TORRANCE, Calif., July 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a 31 year old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm, today announced launch of its latest annual PR Grant program for U.S.-based 501(c)3 charities for 2014. Launched in 2000, the non-profit PR Grant was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential ‘halo’ sponsors and donors.
PETALUMA, Calif., July 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance broker/consultant, announced today the addition of Andrea Levin as a vice president in their Petaluma office. Levin brings 24 years of experience in the development and management of property and casualty insurance and risk management programs, working with a wide range of business and industry and specializing in financial institutions.
ROSEVILLE, Calif., July 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) will be hosting its 2nd Annual CISO Summit on August 28, 2014 at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin. This is a full day event where IT information security managers, risk management professionals and executives can interact and exchange strategies from leaders in the field.
IRVINE, Calif., July 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ImmersiON, a USA company of Manuel R. Gutierrez Novelo, announced today its strategic fusion with VRelia, a company owned by Jose Antonio Garcia Marin headquartered in Spain. Novelo, the founder of internationally awarded TDVision, has proven a leader in the design and development of 3D digital infrastructure and visualization systems.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When the John Dellroy Band cranks it up on stage, audiences are treated to a melodic onslaught. ‘We rock, but with folk and electronic influences, and the melodies are designed to let you hum along immediately and even sing with us after you hear the hook just a couple of times,’ states lead vocalist John Dellroy.
BREA, Calif., June 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Center of Digital Arts, 590 W. Central Ave. Suite A, announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, ‘Elite Athleticism: Beauty, Brawn, and Solitude,’ July 11 – July 18, 2014, a thematic exhibition from photographer John Bosma. The Center will host an ‘Open to the Public’ wine and cheese Artists Reception on July 11 from 6-9 p.m. with an artist talk at 7 p.m.
ROSEVILLE, Calif., June 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) will host its 28th Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo August 24 through the 27 at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas. This year’s Keynote Speaker will be FBI Cyber Division’s Assistant Director Joseph M. Demarest.
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Jane Imperatore and Michael Kass as partners with an emphasis on Construction Law and Affordable Housing.
ROSEVILLE, Calif., June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) will host its 2nd HTCIA CISO Summit on August 28, 2014 at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas directly following the organization’s 28th Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo. The CISO Summit is exclusively for Information Technology and Security Officers and features a powerful lineup of speakers, including Brian Engle (CISO for the State of Texas) and Alan Daines (CISO, Dell Computers).
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie Inc., an innovative iOS related software developer, announces the release of PhoneRescue – a comprehensive iPhone data recovery solution that is fully capable of retrieving almost all the commonly used personal data and multimedia files directly from an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The British are coming! The British are coming! There will be a British invasion at The Mint, Los Angeles’ legendary cultural enclave for live music, on Saturday, July 19 when Global Journey Media presents popular UK artists, the singing duo, Unsung Lilly, in a benefit concert performance for Better Vision For Children (BVC).
FREMONT, Calif., June 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Eric Deng, a high school senior from Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, Calif., has chosen to enroll at the University of Southern California as a Stamps Leadership Scholar. The value of the Stamps Leadership Scholarship for four years at USC is worth up to approximately $202,000, including enrichment funds for international travel, research internships, and outdoor leadership experiences. Eric was chosen for his leadership, scholarship, perseverance, service, and creativity.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loren Weisman, a music industry consultant, and self-proclaimed ‘branding fool,’ is the author of ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1608325788). On June 28, he begins the ‘Proof of Concept Tour,’ a two-month, 40-city book and speaking tour. It will take place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Third Street Promenade Barnes and Noble in Santa Monica, Calif. at 1201 3rd Street. Special guests will include multi Grammy(R) Award Winning Producer/Engineer, Val Garay.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy, which makes software for control, management and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Integrated Media Pty. Ltd in Adelaide, Australia.
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., June 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of mortgage servicing software, announces that it rolled out a new feature within its existing military search service that identifies multiple name variations of borrowers which could have active duty status in the U.S. military. If in default but on active duty, certain rules prohibit foreclosure. This comprehensive search reduces the risk of missing a name and potentially failing to comply with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) of 2003.
OCEANSIDE, Calif., June 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Master jeweler Chad Elliott of Oceanside Jewelers has expanded their award winning jewelry design storefront to now include Oceanside Pawnshops. Having applied for and received a pawnbroker’s license from the State of California to offer pawn loans in exchange for personal jewelry, Oceanside Jewelers is pleased to expand its services as a pawn loan specialist in the area of gold, jewelry, diamonds, fine watches, diamonds, and gemstones of all types.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Contemporary San Francisco artist John Waguespack today announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for his latest inspiration, Salvador’s Garden upcycled home goods line. The product line includes pillows and blankets – all made from an amazing textile of 100 percent post consumer recycled plastic bottles. The beautiful snow-white fabrics reminded John of a portrait of Dali he painted, which ultimately presented the perfect medium on which to share this new series.
SAN RAMON, Calif., June 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Greg Dobson as a principal in its employee benefits division. Dobson brings 30 years of employee benefits expertise to EPIC. He will be based in the company’s San Ramon office.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Music Network is pleased to announce the winning artists of Round #1 of its Rock / Pop and Urban / R&B / Hip Hop music contests: Sad Robot and Hewan, respectively.
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., May 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of mortgage servicing software, announced that Mortgage Technology magazine honored the company as a Top 50 Service Provider for the fourth year in a row.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Segoma Imaging Technologies will be launching its next generation of diamond 360 imaging technology later this year. Segoma Imaging Technologies has revolutionized the diamond industry by providing diamond traders and buyers with what they really need: the ability to view any diamond – exactly as it is – in 360 degrees.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Event host Kevin Rouse, alongside partners Darryl Pitts, Chuckie Miller, Marva King and Dantae Dupree, are gearing up for a live weekend amid the momentum of the ‘BET Experience’ happening in Los Angeles in late June. On Saturday, June 28, 2014, the promotional crew will present the beautiful actress Wendy Raquel Robinson, television’s popular Tasha Mack from BET’s hit series ‘The Game,’ as the host of their ‘The City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience.’
CAMARILLO, Calif., May 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMT Datasouth Corp., a leading supplier of value-added printing solutions, announced that the Fastmark(R) M3 and M4 battery-powered, portable, thermal bar code printers are now shipping and available with AMT Datasouth’s proven proprietary PAL programming language.
VAN NUYS, Calif., May 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Celebrated philanthropists Jane and Bert Boeckmann of Galpin Ford and the Heritage League of the Second Air Division, announced today they have joined forces to honor WWII Veterans at the 70th Anniversary D-Day Luncheon at the 94th Aero Squadron in Van Nuys on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. All WWII Veterans, friends and family are encouraged and invited to attend.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., May 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mojo Sports, makers of interactive sports and entertainment equipment, announced today that their flagship product, the Mojo Pitching Cage, is the ‘Official Pitching Cage of The Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest’ featured in the movie ‘The Million Dollar Arm’ which opened nationwide in Theaters this past weekend.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging, loan sale execution, and risk management services, announced the formal launch of MCTlive(TM), a secondary marketing technology platform designed for capital markets trading and pipeline management. MCTlive provides lenders with a browser-based software solution, robust online tools and real-time analytics for secondary marketing departments.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two Pedals Publishing(TM) announced today the release of its full suite of books and other materials related to its new title, ‘Guide to Green Fabrics, Eco-Friendly Textiles for Fashion and Interior Design’ (ISBN: 9780975298398, 178 full color pages, $40) the ultimate eco-fiber reference guide for instructors, textiles professionals, design students, fashion and interior designers, product manufacturers, and home sewing aficionados wanting to learn more about the latest developments in green textiles.
PASADENA, Calif., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DrivenBI, a provider of cloud analytics platforms, today announced a partnership with dinCloud, a leading cloud services provider, that will allow dinCloud to provide their customers with DrivenBI’s cloud analytics platform designed to unify, analyze, and report data aggregated from multiple sources. The complementary self-service data analytics platform is an easy alternative to complex IT dependent BI tools and spreadsheets.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Chris Duncan has joined the firm’s executive team as Chief Growth Officer (CGO). Duncan brings 26 years of experience in finance, risk management, security, mergers and acquisitions and executive leadership to the firm.