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

DocMagic Acquires Doc-Tech Corp., Further Establishing Market Dominance

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Doc-Tech Corporation, dba Document Express, a boutique document preparation company known for its exceptional customer service. The acquisition comes on the heels of DocMagic completing the purchase of award-winning eSignSystems in October.

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Sacramento New Year’s 2014-2015 at Hilton Hotel Arden West by Professionals Guild

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild announced today it is producing a Sacramento New Year’s Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Couples are also welcome. The gathering begins at 8:30 p.m. The Live bands for dancing are Nunchuck Taylor and the Groove Thang Band. Keyboard soloist Kevin Kooyumjian and DJ Ron Davis will also be performing in separate regions of the hotel.

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SecuGen Releases Hamster Pro Duo/CL Combining Contactless Smart Card and FAP 20, PIV Fingerprint Readers

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is very pleased to announce the release of the new Hamster Pro Duo/CL(TM), a product that combines a contactless smart card reader with an optical fingerprint reader that is FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified. The Hamster Pro DUO/CL was designed for projects such as National ID programs that require a contactless smart card to store a fingerprint template. The Hamster Pro Duo/CL features SecuGen’s U20(TM) USB fingerprint sensor that is FBI Certified and captures very high quality images.

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Employers with 1099 Contractors Can Learn to Prepare for Workers Comp Claims

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are all looking to operate as lean as possible and many employers turn to 1099 employees to reduce tax and insurance burden, says Jamie Reid, CEO of AccuSure. But a big question remains: if they file a work comp claim, would it be covered? Can the insurance company charge premium on a work comp audit? These are important for employers to know.

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Quandis Responds to White House Request to Partner with Banks and Servicers for New Military Personnel Program

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Dec. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of mortgage servicing software, announced that it rolled out a website to help address President Obama’s New Executive Actions to assist service members, veterans and their families.

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EPIC Ranked #20 among Top Large Group Employee Benefits Broker/Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #20 among the nation’s top large group employee benefits consultants by Employee Benefit Advisor.

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Vallejo California Celebrates the Mad Hatter Holiday Festival throughout the City during December

VALLEJO, Calif., Nov. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Vallejo, California celebrates the Mad Hatter Holiday Festival throughout the city combining a parade, tree lighting, festival, boat parade, museum exhibit, grand homes tour, city hall exhibit and free bus service to and from the festival throughout the city!

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Silicon Valley/South Bay New Year’s Eve 2014 at Hyatt Regency Santa Clara by Professionals Guild with Live Music and DJ

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild today announced it is producing a New Year’s Eve Party at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara with Live Band, DJ, Two Free Drinks, and Champagne Toast. Singles and Couples are welcome. The festivities start at 8:30 p.m.

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EPIC expands with the acquisition of Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc., a specialty insurance broker and risk management consultant based in Atlanta, Ga., with locations in St. Louis, Mo. and Tampa, Fla.

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ArteQuesta Announces Limited Edition Art Print From Urban Artist Evan Skrederstu

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading fine art investment company ArteQuesta today announced that urban artist, Evan Skrederstu, has produced an exclusive collection of 12 art prints entitled ‘Titanus’ for ArteQuesta clients. ArteQuesta helps individuals, families, companies and institutions build investment quality art collections.

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Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program Receives 2014 Neotrope Non-Profit PR Grant

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope’s annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. Team AMVETS’ mission is to serve the veterans of our great nation, and to enhance the mental, physical and social well-being of all veterans. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-marketing support to the Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

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More than 500 Expected to Attend Sacramento Event: Community Leaders to be Honored at Awards Luncheon on Saturday

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than 500 people are expected to attend the annual award luncheon Saturday, November 22, to recognize winners of the ‘Women of Excellence, Lifetime Achievement and Business of the Year Awards’ presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW).

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California Safe Schools Receives 2014 Neotrope Non-Profit PR Grant

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Safe Schools (CSS) is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope’s annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-marketing support to California Safe Schools over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

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Rapid growth leads ImmersiON-VRelia to expand offices at home and abroad

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ImmersiON-VRelia, the premier innovator in the HMD virtual reality sector, announced today that in order to meet rising demand, it has expanded its Redwood City headquarters and simultaneously opened European offices in Murcia, Spain.

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EPIC adds Andy D’Entremont in Birmingham, Alabama

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Andy D’Entremont has joined Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long as a principal in Birmingham, Ala.

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Aeriform Arts Celebrates Three Year Anniversary with ‘The Elements’ Student Showcase and Party

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It has been three years since busy television executive Lea Walker decided to moonlight as an aerial fitness studio owner. Her Aeriform Arts center has since literally taken off, with hundreds of students testing the conditioning feats of aerial hammocks, lyra, aerial yoga, hanging silks and pole dance.

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Humpty Dumpty Sat on the Wall – Almost; Digital Underground Releases ‘Berlin Wall’ Footage from New Documentary

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Not many music acts have a 25th anniversary that coincides with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Digital Underground has released a snippet from their upcoming documentary ‘D.U. Days: Adventures in Digital Underground the Apprenticeship of Tupac Shakur,’ which details original founder and D.U. member, Chopmaster J’s encounter in Berlin.

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New Book Profiles Pioneering Users of Neurotech Therapies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Press announces the publication of a new book that profiles some of the unsung heroes of medical technologies: the brave people who were among the first to use a new or experimental therapy or device. ‘Bionic Pioneers: Brave Neurotech Users Blaze the Trail to New Therapies’ (ISBN: 978-0-9882342-2-2), by Jennifer French and James Cavuoto, tells the stories of 10 courageous individuals with neurological disabilities who made the decision to participate in a clinical trial or become a recipient of a newly approved neurotech device to treat their conditions.

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Money Matters with Dino Talks Business with Wahoo’s Fish Taco Co-Founder Wing Lam

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Money Matters with Dino, hosted by Dino Katsiametis, a local radio show about establishing and maintaining personal wealth, interviews local entrepreneurial legend Wing Lam, co-founder of Wahoo’s Fish Taco restaurants. The show airs live every Sunday morning at 7 a.m. on ‘The Patriot’ KEIB AM1150 and is always available on iTunes and for on-demand viewing.

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Newly launched Jovare brings 100-percent hand crafted and unique jewelry to the U.S.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Introducing Jovare, a collection of handcrafted, affordable jewelry from Africa that caters to the woman who wants a distinctive look. Suitable for both casual and formal wear, the jewelry will be sold online exclusively at jovare.com. It will not be available in retail stores.

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EPIC adds Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long in Birmingham, Alabama

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long have joined the firm as principals in Birmingham, Ala.

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Host of hit TV Show ‘Hoarders’ Makes Special Appearance with Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show ‘Hoarders,’ Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at his newest Steri-Clean franchise. This franchise owned by Chapin Fowler is hosting the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting on Friday November 14 at 4:30 p.m. held at the chamber office at One Capitol Mall, suite 300 Sacramento.

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Bank of Southern California Acquires Frontier Bank, FSB dba El Paseo Bank

PALM DESERT, Calif., Nov. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Markets FBBN / OTCMKTS:FBBN) announced today that it purchased substantially all the assets and liabilities of Frontier Bank, FSB dba El Paseo Bank through a purchase and assumption agreement with the FDIC.

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Artist Makes Sculpture Transforming Bottles and Headphones

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Brain Works’ sculpture in San Jose, Calif., is the latest public art installation for Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. President, Marta Thoma Hall. For Hall, the process of designing a new line of headphones or subwoofers is no different than creating, say, a piece of sculpture.

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EPIC adds Sharon Rusconi as Vice President and Regional Surety Executive

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that surety executive Sharon Rusconi and her team have joined the firm in Sacramento, Calif. Rusconi’s book of business and other assets were purchased by EPIC from Lesron Insurance Agency, Inc.

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Controversial Aspects of Hispanic Heritage Explored in ‘Tattoo Nation’ Documentary

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tattoos adorn the bodies of 45 million Americans and the phenomenon of ink-on-flesh is now global. One area often overlooked when discussing tattoo art is the contribution of the Chicano community. ‘The elevation of the tattoo to the status of art can be directly traced to Chicano culture,’ notes Eric Schwartz, director of the feature-length documentary motion picture, ‘Tattoo Nation.’

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MCT Trading Wins Release of the Year Mortgage Technology Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized industry leader in risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, is pleased to announce that MCTlive!(TM), MCT’s best-in-class secondary marketing software platform, has been selected as the winner of Mortgage Technology magazine’s 2014 Release of the Year Award.

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