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Opinion: GOP Speeches are 110-percent Original

G on Politics (opinion/satire): All New! All Improved! All Original! That’s how GOP officials are describing the content of Conservative statements and speeches. After the brouhaha over Melania Trump’s plagiarizing of Michelle Obama’s address to the 2008 Democratic convention, there has been more active scrutiny of all comments from Conservatives.

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ReverseVision adds Reverse Mortgage Educator Dan Hultquist as Director of Learning and Development

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, has hired industry educator Dan Hultquist as director of learning and development. In this role, Hultquist will apply his experience in originating loans and working with retirement advisors to help ReverseVision bring a range of products, financial tools and educational techniques to the industry, ultimately driving volume growth.

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Bank of Southern California, N.A. Provides $5M in Financing to OWB Real Estate for Packing Plant

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Bank of Southern California N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that it has provided $5 million in financing as senior lender in part of a larger financing arrangement for OWB Real Estate Holdings, LLC. The financing was a combination of bank borrowing, and loans secured through the Federally backed New Market Tax Credit program. The financing provided funds used for the acquisition of land, improvements, and equipment of a shuttered beef slaughter and processing plant in Brawley, Calif., formerly operated by National Beef.

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Searching for a new California home just got bigger and better with TOPTEN

MILPITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — TOPTEN New Homes announces the largest national home search specifically for new construction. Scratch the case of the Mondays, friend. We come bearing great news! Our engineering and design team spent several late-night weeks creating a new and improved real estate search, TOPTENnewhomes.com.

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Singer/songwriter Remy Lyon announces ‘Red Blood/Black Ink’ – A Call to Stop Bloodshed

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Remy Lyon announces the release of his “Red Blood/Black Ink” music video directed by Marc Spicer (DP of “The Fast and the Furious 7 & 8” and the upcoming “Lights Out”). “Red Blood/Black Ink” is a call to arms after all the tragedies that have been fueled by hatred – Remy Lyon’s message is to respond to each other with arms that embrace, not the arms that harm.

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Mission Music donates gift of music to children in Philadelphia for summer camps

Mission Music, a New Jersey-based nonprofit agency that provides underserved youth with access to musical instruments and lessons regardless of their ability to pay, is donating a half dozen acoustic guitars to The Village of Arts and Humanities in Phi…

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Animated Musical ‘Empty Box of Wine’ selected for 2016 San Francisco Frozen Film Festival

Los Angeles-based filmmaker, and chart-topping music artist, Michael C. Perry recently announced that his film “Empty Box of Wine” has been selected for the 2016 San Francisco Frozen Film Festival July 21-23. Perry is the lead singer in the band, Jour Majesty, who last year rose to #2 on the indie folk charts; his entry into the film festival accompanies the upcoming Jour Majesty album, “Empty Box of Wine.”

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Biopic Movie Rights for Jailed Con Man and Actor Steve Comisar’s Life Story Offered to Hollywood Producers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Hollywood movie studios love to make films and TV movies about con men and audiences have spent over one billion dollars watching them. Enter Steve Comisar, an actor who has appeared in numerous movies, TV shows, and commercials. He is also a convicted con man finishing the last year of a 15-year prison sentence for fraud.

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Small Cap Development, Inc. acquired by Sunshine Capital, Inc. to Assist in Portfolio Acquisitions

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pinksheets: SCNP / OTC:SCNP) announces it has acquired Small Cap Development, Inc. to help with the execution of the Company’s plan to acquire positions in multiple public companies.

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Musician and Filmmaker Michael C. Perry’s ‘Empty Box of Wine’ Selected for S.F. Frozen Film Festival

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Chart-topping musical artist and Los Angeles-based filmmaker Michael C. Perry today announced that his film “Empty Box of Wine” has been selected for the upcoming San Francisco Frozen Film Festival. Perry is the lead singer in the band, Jour Majesty, who last year rose to #2 on the indie folk charts; his entry into the film festival accompanies the upcoming Jour Majesty album, “Empty Box of Wine.”

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Opinion: Limo Ride with a GOP Prostitute

G on Politics (Opinion/Satire): A lady of the evening gives the lowdown on the goals of the right-wing, including how ‘the GOP is the ISIS of the USA.’ “We’re here to take you to the interview.” A large man stood on my doorstep while another was on my driveway next to a gleaming Chrysler stretch limousine.

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EPIC Insurance Brokers’ Kathleen Felderman Named Elite Woman 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal, National Real Estate Practice Leader Kathleen Felderman has been named an “Elite Women 2016” by Insurance Business America.

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Early Smiles: Calif. State Leaders and Dental Plans Launch Initiative with Center for Oral Health

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In an unprecedented effort to address oral health disparities in the Sacramento region, the Center for Oral Health (COH), in partnership LIBERTY Dental Plan, Health Net and Access Dental plans, will kick off “Early Smiles” – a collaborative and innovative School Based Oral Health Program – today, at the State Capitol. The initiative has a goal of serving 12,000 children in Sacramento-area elementary schools in its first year.

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Johnny Depp Statue, ‘Depp Wins Custody of Pistol and Boo,’ Shows Concern for Battle with Amber Heard

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — Teen sculptor Rodman Edwards has created a statue of Johnny Depp and his dogs in the midst of the actor’s divorce proceedings with wife Amber Heard, portraying the actor as winning custody of their dogs. The sculpture, shown with saddened dogs, is being unveiled by Cory Allen Contemporary Art in St. Petersburg, Florida in August.

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MostFit Expands Master Trainer Team, Ramps Up for IDEA World and NSCA Conventions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MostFit is swiftly growing its Master Trainer and Ambassador team to include renowned trainers and athletes who will represent the brand and products via trainings, certifications and conference presence.

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Now There’s ‘Mode’ – an App That Reminds Us to Put Down Our Phones and Enhance Human Connections

ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — Today Mode, a new smartphone app that makes us more mindful of how we use our devices, debuts in the app stores. The Mode app tracks time spent in different modes of day-to-day life without interruption. It encourages users to put down their phones and to be more deliberate with technology use, enriching their lives and their human connections. Mode reminds us to enjoy life untethered from constant emails, texts and notifications.

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iMobie Updates iOS Data Recovery Software PhoneRescue with Enhanced File Type Support

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and Sichuan, China /California Newswire/ — iMobie Inc. today announced the newly upgraded flagship product PhoneRescue 3 – the ONLY iOS data recovery solution available that can help users find and get back 25 types of mis-deleted, damaged or lost data on iPhone and iPad. It leaps past most rivals by bringing the most extensive and convenient recovery mode to market.

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EPIC’s Suzannah Gill to Present at JASG ‘Attracting and Retaining Top Talent’ in Atlanta

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill will present at Japan-America Society of Georgia’s (JASG) “Attracting & Retaining Top Talent: Best Cultural, Legal Benefits Practices” on Wednesday, June 29 at 4 p.m. at Barnes & Thornburg in Atlanta, Ga.

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Governor Brown Signs 2016-2017 California State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed a balanced, on-time 2016-2017 state budget that doubles California’s Rainy Day Fund, pays down debt, increases school funding and boosts programs to combat poverty and homelessness. “This solid budget makes responsible investments in California and sets aside billions of dollars to prepare

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Paula Cole Sings for Fans with ‘Ballads’ Album Funded on Kickstarter

Singer/songwriter Paula Cole is funding her new album from the ground up on Kickstarter. Recently Cole launched her campaign to fund an 8th studio album, to be called “Ballads,” which she described on her funding page as so: “Ballads” is a weaving of A…

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New Music: The South Austin Moonlighters Release ‘Ghost Of A Small Town’

The South Austin Moonlighters will be releasing “Ghost of a Small Town,” which features 13 brand new songs including their new single “You, Love and Me.” The South Austin Moonlighters are regulars in most of the finer honky-tonks, listening rooms and v…

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Opinion: Klaatu Talks Trump and Tiny Hands

G on Politics (Opinion/Satire): Is it possible to get an unbiased opinion of the 2016 presidential race? Yes! We interviewed Klaatu, the character from “Day the Earth Stood Still.” The term “hevaltaagu” roughly translates as “American political conservative” or, alternately, “stupid beyond belief.”

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The Friendship Game: Geek Club Books Releases Webisode for Inclusive Classroom on Autism

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their latest educational webisode, “The Friendship Game” to teach elementary school children how to be good friends to their autistic peers. This is the fourth webisode in the free Bluebee TeeVee autism series for the inclusive classroom featuring an autistic host and a Bluebee Pal co-host (Most Innovative Educational Toy 2016).

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Cultural Center of Pompano Beach Issues Call-to-Artists and Nonprofit Cultural Orgs Ahead of 2017 Opening

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — The Cultural Center of Pompano Beach has announced a call-to-artists and nonprofit cultural organizations. The multidisciplinary venue, scheduled to open in early 2017, is seeking innovators in the visual and performing arts, digital and multi-media, music, dance, and theatre to become part of the Center’s “cultural collective.”

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Kids in Military Families Can Audition for Youth Music Academy Programs in California

Building on the success of its 2015 partnership, CAMMO, the Center for American Military Music Opportunities, is again joining forces with The Collective Sound (TCS) youth music program to offer an exciting summer experience for two children of active …

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Wireless Innovator 5 Bars will Bring Cutting-Edge Wi-Fi and Cell Systems to Morongo Casino Resort

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — 5 Bars(TM) announced today it will be building and installing a state-of-the-art multi-carrier Distributed Antenna System (DAS) for the Morongo Casino Resort and Spa in Cabazon, California. Once the system is installed in the coming months, Morongo guests will experience a profound improvement in wireless connectivity and data speeds within the resort due to the extended reach and connectivity of the DAS.

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New Comedy CD by Steven Briggs ‘Whiskey Dick’ released by Uproar Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Steven Briggs’ first comedy CD “Whiskey Dick.” Recorded in front of a live audience at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Washington, this CD “introduces a new kind of comedic voice, one which can’t be placed into any particular box.”

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Opinion: Hitler Talks Trump and 2016 Race

G on Politics (opinion): Time for some pithy observations about the 2016 race for the U.S. presidency from a great scholar and lovely woman, political historian Alicia Sarah Hitler. (You didn’t think we meant that other Hitler, did you?)

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EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Employee Benefits Consultant Eric Leventhal in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Eric Leventhal has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting Practice. He will be based in San Francisco and report to John Connell, President, Employee Benefits of California.

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International Band with a Conscience SAG7 Features a Human Band Fronted by a Virtual Lead Singer

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — It is rare when something unique appears on the music scene but SAG7 may be truly one-of-a-kind by being a self-help movement and a musical group. Their first single, “Forget You,” which features live musicians and vocalists with a virtual lead singer called Sagittarius A * and the participation of best-selling author Natascha Kampusch, is part of an ongoing movement to raise human potentiality.

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