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M4VGear DRM Media Converter for Windows adds iTunes 12.1 Support with v5.1

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — M4VGear Inc. this month released version 5.1.0 of M4VGear DRM Media Converter for Windows to add support of iTunes 12.1. Until now, M4VGear is the only DRM Media Converter Software in the market that runs iTunes M4V conversion smoothly under all iTunes versions.

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Calif. Assemblyman Rendon Proposes Initiative Reform to Counter Anti-Gay Ballot Measure

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today instructed Legislative Counsel to draft a proposal to counter “The Sodomite Suppression Act,” the barbaric ballot initiative calling for legalizing the murder of LGBT Californians. “Voters must be informed when a petition they sign violates the United States Constitution,” said Rendon. “My proposal is […]

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FTC to better educate Calif. consumers and small businesses on impacts and prevention of data breaches

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In Washington, D.C. today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, which is a part of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, passed two bipartisan changes to legislation on data security. The amendments, co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn […]

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Calif. Bill to Create Parks and Open Space, Address Climate Change, Introduced by Senator Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A groundbreaking bill to develop green space and recreational areas for underserved communities while helping the state achieve its climate change goals has been introduced by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). SB 760 establishes the Disadvantaged Community Enhancement Program which will provide grants to disadvantaged communities from AB 32 Greenhouse […]

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Monnie McGaffigan joins 5 Bars as Senior VP Business Development

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — 5 Bars(TM) a leader in wireless technology solutions, announced the appointment of Monnie McGaffigan as Senior VP of Business Development. 5 Bars is a premier neutral host provider of indoor/outdoor distributed antenna systems, small cells and Wi-Fi(R) networks. The 5 Bars team designs, builds, operates and maintains wireless systems and has designed and developed over 500 wireless projects nationwide.

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SensibleHerbs launches new online boutique delivering options for healthy consumers, including discount herbs and supplements

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California-based online retailer SensibleHerbs announced its launch at Natural Products Expo West fulfilling increased demand for discount herbs and supplements nation-wide. Starting with a fresh clean design and discount pricing up to 35 percent off SRP, SensibleHerbs.com is a positive entry into the natural products marketplace online.

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Bitcoin for art investments: ArteQuesta Announces Acceptance of Bitcoin, Opens Economic Doors

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ArteQuesta, a California-based fine art investment company, today announced the acceptance of Bitcoin as a method of payment for the purchase of artworks. Without excluding the typical form of monetary exchange, ArteQuesta is the first and only organization in the art investment world to accept Bitcoin.

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John Waguespack’s ‘Channeling The Dionysian’ presented at Rocha Art in San Francisco April 10 – May 15, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — John Waguespack, a San Francisco based artist, unveils a new chapter in his creative evolution in ‘Channeling the Dionysian,’ a solo exhibition at Rocha Art. In his first solo exhibition in over a year, Waguespack’s work is inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche’s dramatic theory of the ‘Dionysian’ and ‘Apollonian’ modes of the human mind.

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Universal Adult Tuberculosis Risk Assessment to help tackle Tuberculosis in California

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ — With 2145 cases of active TB in 2014, California alone has 23 percent of the nation’s TB cases. However, this represents only a small fraction of the estimated 2.5 million Californians infected with TB. The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) released a Universal Adult TB Risk Assessment today to support efforts to find those infected with TB.

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Author of the ‘Sir Licksalot’ Series, D.L. Carroll, Receives Prestigious 2015 Award from Family Review Center

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Family Review Center honors D.L. Carroll, author of the ‘Sir Licksalot’ children’s book series, with the 2015 Star Award. The Star Award is to recognize outstanding companies and business owners. An interview with Carroll is published in the 2015 Awards Edition of the Family Review Center’s Magazine.

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PDC Capital CEO, Emilio N. Francisco Announces Greater Scrutiny of its EB-5 Investors

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, LLC, in Calif., announces a company-wide effort to increase scrutiny of potential investors it recruits for EB-5-funded projects.

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ReverseVision Inc. Named to HousingWire’s HW TECH100 2015 for Top Mortgage Technology

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision, Inc., the leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, announced it has been included in the 2015 edition of HousingWire’s HW TECH100 list.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 18, 2015 including State Council on Developmental Disabilities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, David Long, 49, of Tehachapi, has been appointed warden at the California City Correctional Facility, where he has served as acting warden since 2014. Long served in several positions at Ironwood State Prison from 1995 to 2014, […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown, Legislative Leaders Announce $1 Billion Emergency Drought Package

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mobilizing state resources to face another year of extreme dry conditions, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, and Republican Leaders Senator Bob Huff and Assemblymember Kristin Olsen to announce legislation to help local communities cope with the […]

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The Open Truth campaign and Bay Area Youth Confront Soda Industry in Fight Against Diabetes

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Open Truth campaign, a youth-focused effort to highlight the health impacts of sugary drinks and expose precision marketing practices that target young people and communities of color, launches today in San Francisco. The multi-media campaign includes videos created by Bay Area youth from The Bigger Picture Campaign, billboards […]

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Calif. Bill to Improve Probate Process, Cut Fees for Families, Passes Judiciary Committee – AB 139

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — To pass the contents of just about any asset — a bank account, a multi-million-dollar stock account, a car of any value — upon death, all an individual needs to do is fill out a simple “Payable On Death” form, says Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto. These streamlined transfers help families […]

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Calif. Congressman Cardenas Welcomes Luis Gutierrez to Valley to Protect Undocumented Workers March 21

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) will join U.S. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-Chicago), this Saturday, to help immigrants and their families in the Valley learn if they are eligible for the changes in U.S. immigration policy created by President Obama. While a lawsuit has temporarily suspended implementation of […]

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eSign and eDelivery mortgage tech firm DocMagic Named to HousingWire Magazine’s 2015 HW TECH100 List

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that HousingWire magazine designated the company to its 2015 HW TECH100(TM) list. The list honors the 100 most innovative technology companies serving the U.S. mortgage finance and real estate industries.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 12, 2015 including Domestic Violence Advisory Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following two appointments: First, Mark Beckley, 44, of Gold River, has been appointed chief deputy director of the California Department of Child Support Services, where he has been acting chief deputy director since 2015 and served in several positions from 2007 […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 11, 2015 including Transportation Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday this week announced the following appointments: First, Alicia Fowler, 49, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy secretary and general counsel at the California State Transportation Agency. Fowler has served as senior assistant attorney general at the California Department of Justice, Office of […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 11, 2015 including California Water Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Yesterday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Paula Daniels, 59, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the California Water Commission. Daniels is a Pritzker Environment and Sustainability Education Fellow for 2015. She has worked on issues related to food systems, water and climate as […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 11, 2015 to State Board of Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday announced the following appointments: First, Aida Molina, 61, of Bakersfield, has been reappointed to the California State Board of Education, where she has served since 2011. Molina has served as assistant superintendent of academic improvement and accountability for the Bakersfield City School […]

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New Bill by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Protects Seniors by Requiring Increased Licensing, Inspections and Financial Disclosure

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) announced on Wednesday that he has introduced a bill to protect seniors and their families from elder care referral agencies that engage in unscrupulous business practices. SB 648 will strengthen the licensing and financial disclosure requirements for the hundreds of referral agencies in California. As […]

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Casting Call: Casting Agent Jacqui Pitman is Looking for Reality TV’s New ‘It’ Couple

BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Casting is the backbone of all great reality shows and veteran TV casting agent Jacqui Pitman knows casting. She is a true behind-the-scenes powerhouse when it comes to finding the perfect people for the perfect parts. Her agency, Pitman Casting, is a full service, reality television casting company that has provided talent for some of TV’s hottest shows. Now the veteran casting director is on the search for reality TV’s next ‘It’ couple.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 4-9, 2015 including California Physician Assistant Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Scott Kernan, 54, of West Sacramento, has been appointed undersecretary for operations at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. He was owner at Kernan Consulting from 2011 to 2015. Kernan served in several positions at […]

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PDC Capital Group CEO Emilio Francisco Announces Priority Hiring for Military Veterans

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, today announced that PDC will give priority to military veterans when recruiting new hires to one of its companies.

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World Wide Notary partnership enables DocMagic to compliantly process a fully paperless mortgage eClosing

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Torrance-based DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced today that it formed an exclusive strategic alliance with World Wide Notary, Inc. (WWN), a pioneering developer of electronic notarization services. The partnership integrates WWN’s patent pending DigaSign eNotary technology into DocMagic’s eServices platform to deliver a fully paperless eClosing solution.

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Hollywood’s The Harman Press will be the Official Printer for the 2015 Pollie Awards and Conference in New Orleans

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Marking its active role in the political printing arena, The Harman Press will be the Official Printer for the 2015 Pollie Awards and Conference in New Orleans, March 17-19, 2015, organized by the American Association of Political Consultants. This will be the second year that The Harman Press has provided the AAPC with printing for its programming material and signage for its annual conference and awards events.

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Autistic Teen Singer Autumn Sky Wolfe Succeeding Despite the Odds

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The word ‘autism’ strikes fear in most people’s hearts but teen Autumn Sky Wolfe is battling it with a singing career and bold live performances. ‘Here is a young woman who is unshakable in her delivery of a song,’ states manager Meredith Day of Starmaker Machinery. ‘When she performs, she exhibits resolve and power that can uplift the entire audience.’

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Veros Real Estate Solutions named a 2015 HousingWire HW Tech100 Market Influencer

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Veros Real Estate Solutions, an industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, today announced today that it has been named the winner of the ‘Market Influence’ category in the 2015 edition HousingWire HW TECH100 list.

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