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Opinion: Toxic People Find Hillary Toxic

G on Politics (opinion): There is nothing too vile for right-wing nut-jobs to say or do in attacking Hillary Clinton, as evidenced by their three-decade-long hissy fit against the former first lady, senator, and Secretary of State. Here are some points to counter the bat-crap crazies of the GOP.

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EPIC Broker’s David McNeil Appointed to Calif. Joint Powers Risk Management Authority Advisory Board

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that David McNeil, a principal in the firm’s Inland Empire division, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the California Association of Mutual Water Companies Joint Powers Risk and Insurance Management Authority (CAMWC-JPRIMA).

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Mortgage Technology Provider, DocMagic Wins 2016 Innovation Award for SmartCLOSE TRID Portal

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — DocMagic, Inc., a premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that PROGRESS in Lending presented the company with one of its annual Innovation Awards for the development and widely successful launch of its industry-leading SmartCLOSE(TM) collaborative closing portal for TRID compliance. DocMagic was one of only seven recipients to receive the honor out of numerous applicants.

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Isn’t It Possible to Save the Frogs? asks Paraphrase LLC in Support of Save The Frogs Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ‘Little Green’ book publisher, Paraphrase, LLC, pledges support for Save The Frogs Day 2016. Did you know there is a ‘Save The Frogs Day’? You may have read or heard at some point in the last few years about the alarming rate of disappearance of frogs in the world. While you might ask why this is important, frogs are essential to many ecosystems around the world.

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Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Senator Mendoza Legislation to Prevent Wage Theft from California Workers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A measure, SB 1342, authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) that would protect workers by paving the way for a statewide mechanism at the local level to fight wage theft, was approved today by the Senate Judiciary Committee on a bipartisan 6 to 0 vote. The bill now goes

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Bank of Southern California N.A. adds Kt Duong and Troy Ferguson to Sales Team

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), welcomes Kt Duong and Troy Ferguson, as Vice President, Business Relationship Managers to its seasoned team of bankers. Mr. Duong has been in banking and finance for 8 years, including Commercial Capital Partners, Commercewest Bank and Citigroup.

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EPIC Insurance Continues 2016 Growth in the Sacramento Region with the Addition of Two New Consultants

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has announced continued expansion of their operations in the Sacramento Region with the additions of Victoria McKinney and Robin Neer. Both will be based in EPIC’s Gold River office, under the leadership of Regional Director of Employee Benefits, Beth Barr.

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L.A. Mayor Garcetti and Other Officials to Participate in Annual Great L.A. River Cleanup 2016

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Fifteen sites, three days, one LA River! This April, (Earth Month) come to the Los Angeles River for Friends of the Los Angeles River’s 27th Annual Great LA River Clean Up: La Gran Limpieza! It is the largest urban river clean up in America taking place over three consecutive

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Syntax Creative partners with Children’s Music Arm of Elevation Church

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Syntax Creative is pleased to announce a new deal with Elevation Church, which Outreach Magazine named in 2015 the 15th largest church in America. Pastored by Steven Furtick, the multi-site church with 20,000 weekly attendees calls over a dozen locations home, including its base in Matthews, North Carolina. Elevation Church will release its second Kids Worship album, ‘One In a Million,’ worldwide on April 29.

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Vaccination Health Freedom Rally and CDC Truth March in San Francisco on April 22

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — LearnTheRisk will host a Health Freedom Rally and March demanding truth and transparency from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on the U.S. vaccine system and expose the real risks linked to vaccines. When: FRIDAY, April 22, 2016, 12-2 p.m. Where: San Francisco City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place.

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Calif. Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement Praising New $20 Bill Featuring Harriet Tubman

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today praised the United States Treasury Department for its announcement that Harriet Tubman, an African American abolitionist and humanitarian, will appear on a new version of the twenty dollar bill. “Harriet Tubman is a national shero and a reflection of the millions of women

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Calif. Senator Mendoza Bill to Increase Representation on L.A. County Metro Transportation Authority Board

SACRAMENTO, Cailf. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee approved SB 1472 authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on a bipartisan vote of 6 to 3. The bill will increase the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors from 14 to 16 members. The bill now goes

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ReverseVision Exchange Loan Origination Software Now Used in 12 States by Willow Bend Mortgage

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision announced today that Willow Bend Mortgage, an independent mortgage lender serving the South Central United States, has selected RV Exchange (RVX) as its reverse mortgage loan origination software (LOS). A long-standing community lender in its home state of Texas, Willow Bend began expanding its reverse mortgage program in 2015 and is currently licensed to operate in 12 states.

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CyberCopy Launches Rencay SuperFineArt Scanning Imaging Service in California

CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — CyberCopy, Inc. is excited to announce that it is the first, and currently only, company to offer the Rencay SuperFineArt(TM) scanning back imaging system in the U.S. To date, Rencay has been mostly exclusive to Europe and Asia.

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SEIU Local 2015 in Solidarity with California Advocates in Support of President Obama Executive Actions on Immigration

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on President Obama’s deferred action initiatives, DAPA and expanded DACA. The Supreme Court will be making a decision on the future of the immigration initiatives by June 30, 2016. Texas and the plaintiff states in the lawsuit against the deferred

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Calif. Assem. Speaker Rendon Statement on Transform California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) released the following statement on Transform California, a statewide campaign to ensure all transgender Californians live free from harm and discrimination: “The rights of LGBT Americans, particularly transgender people, are under attack all over the country. We can’t let groups seeking to

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Opinion: UFO meets GOP

G on Politics (opinion/satire): Alien life forms in unidentified flying objects swoop past earth from time to time, just checking things out. As one might expect of highly advanced beings, they are not pleased by what they see.

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Up for Auction This Week: Six Calif. Luxury Homes In The San Francisco Bay Area Totaling Over $85 Million

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This Sunday, April 24, is the deadline to participate in an extraordinary buying event for some of the finest San Francisco Bay Area real estate. Luxury home auction consultant Guy Masters, in cooperation with Olivia Hsu Decker, the legendary luxury home specialist and co-owner of Decker Bullock Sotheby’s International Realty present this unparalleled opportunity.

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On the Run 2 Rio in Long Beach: Fundraiser for Cape Verdean Olympic Contender Jordin Andrade

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — U.S. born track and field champion Jordin Andrade has never been to his native country, Cape Verde, but the Olympic hopeful has their full support. On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 4 p.m., ‘On the Run 2 Rio,’ a celebration fundraiser is being held in his honor. The event will take place at the El Dorado Park West Social Center, in Long Beach, Calif.

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Opinion: Trump Hunts Delegates

G on Politics (opinion): The race for the nomination of the Treason Party is heading toward a strange finish line called an ‘open convention’ or a ‘contested convention.’ Here is what will happen when irresistible farce (Trump) meets immovable idiot (Cruz).

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DocMagic Named ‘Top 100 Mortgage Employer’ for 2016

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — DocMagic, Inc. the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that it was named to National Mortgage Professional magazine’s annual ‘Top 100 Mortgage Employers’ list for 2016..

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Ultimate Silicon Valley Party Mixer and 2016 San Francisco Charity Ball co-sponsored by Professionals Guild

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Professionals Guild announced today it is co-sponsoring two large April 2016 dance/networking parties: one in Silicon Valley; the other, a Charity Ball to cure blindness, in San Francisco.

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EPIC Insurance Brokers’ Mark Niebuhr Recognized as a 2016 Energi Elite Producer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Energi, a leading provider of risk management and insurance programs for the energy industry, has recognized Mark Niebuhr of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants as a 2016 Energi Elite Producer. At Energi’s third Elite Producer Conference in Miami, Florida, Energi acknowledged Niebuhr and 64 other leading producers for their outstanding performance and dedication to promoting energy insurance products and services.

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Healthy Earth Music & Arts Fest Debuts Earth Day Weekend, in L.A. at Leimert Park

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Earth Day Weekend will hold special significance this year when the inaugural Healthy Earth Music and Arts Fest makes its premiere in Los Angeles’ historic Leimert Park, Saturday, April 23. In addition to this multi-cultural, sustainable lifestyle event, produced by Transmedia 360, encouraging health and environmental awareness, the festival will feature the unveiling of the humanitarian organization, Cure4Hunger’s (C4H) new agricultural technology.

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Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Jodi Miller ‘No Child Left Behind’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Jodi Miller’s first comedy CD ‘NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND.’ Recorded in front of a live audience at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash., this CD is instantly a hilariously relatable, and spontaneously pushes the envelope. This is Jodi’s first recording for Uproar Entertainment.

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Employee Benefits Consultant Penny Miller joins EPIC Insurance in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Penny Miller has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting team. She will be based in San Francisco and report to David Wiesner, Regional Director Employee Benefits.

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Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law Approved by Calif. Senate Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — After hearing testimony from the parents of Paul Lee, a special needs student from Whittier, who tragically passed away last year after being left unattended on school bus for many hours, the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee approved SB 1072, authored by Senator Tony Mendoza on a unanimous bipartisan vote

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At Mortgage Banking Conference in L.A., ReverseVision’s Jeff Birdsell Recognized as MBA Tech All-Star

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Jeff Birdsell, CMB and vice president of professional services for ReverseVision, Inc., today was honored with Mortgage Banking magazine’s Tech All-Star award. Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Chief Economist Mike Fratantoni and Mortgage Banking Editor-in-Chief Janet Hewitt presented Birdsell with the award during the MBA’s National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo 2016 in Los Angeles.

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Connecting Women to Power Business Conference 2016 comes to Carson, Calif.

CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The “Connecting Women to Power Business Conference: Navigating Beyond Your Limits” brings together entrepreneurs and leaders from major corporations, government agencies, and key partner organizations to share ways of positioning women business owners to better compete in today’s global and ever-changing business climate. The event takes place June 16, 2016

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Alan and Judie Sherin Open Dream Vacations Franchise for L.A. Travel Clients

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Alan and Judie Sherin recently completed an intensive training program to become certified vacation specialists and owners of a Dream Vacations travel franchise in Los Angeles. As a result of being part of the nation’s leading home-based travel agent franchise network, their travel agency TourTakers Dream Vacations, has access to the best cruise and land vacation deals and exclusive, elite product and service offerings.

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