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EPIC Insurance adds Nick Tan as Surety Manager serving the Northern California Construction Community

SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Nick Tan has joined the firm as Surety Manager. Tan will be based in EPIC’s San Ramon Construction Services Practice, reporting to Regional Director, Property & Casualty, Brian Quinn.

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Opinion: GOP Flips and Flops

G on Politics (opinion): Conservative ‘principles’ are revealed when right-wingers endorse Donald Trump after condemning him as the worst thing since polio. Low-information voters in America are sometimes surprised when conservatives reveal that they have no morality….

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Calif. Joint Legislative Audit Committee Approves Audit of Alliance College-Ready Public Charter Schools

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) approved an audit request by Cailf. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a vote of 8 to 3. The audit will review whether Alliance College-Ready Public Charter Schools in Los Angeles used public money for purposes unrelated to student support and learning. “Alliance receives

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Opinion: Ivanka Trumps Reality

G on Politics (opinion): In her public statements, Ivanka Trump says her deranged and bigoted father is actually a good guy who has elevated the political debate this year. She has not yet said if she also believes the earth is flat and the moon is made of green cheese.

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On-site and Online Auction at USS POSSCO Industries Offers Excess and Disused MRO Spares

PITTSBURG, Calif. /California Newswire/ — USS-POSCO Industries (UPI), a large, West Coast steel mill, has announced that it will be selling a variety of excess and disused MRO items through an upcoming onsite auction – and online auction conducted by IAAS Worldwide – on Saturday, June 11, beginning at 9 a.m. PDT. Auction Inspection will be held the day prior, Friday, June 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. onsite at 900 East 3rd Street, Pittsburg, California.

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EPIC Insurance adds Broker-Producer Jake Perata to Calif. Golf Insurance Services Team

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jake Perata has joined the firm as an insurance broker/producer for the firm’s Sacramento Calif.-based Golf Insurance Services Practice.

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Open Mortgage Rolls Out Reverse Mortgage Wholesale Operation on ReverseVision RV Exchange

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, is pleased to announce that Texas-based mortgage lender Open Mortgage has launched its reverse mortgage wholesale operation on the RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS).

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Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell Continues to Press Frontier for Answers in Sacramento Hearing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) questioned Frontier and California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) representatives in Sacramento about their strategy to prevent future service disruptions. Following Saturday’s town hall to resolve individual issues of customers impacted by the recent Verizon to Frontier transition, the Assemblymember sought to identify the

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Speaker Rendon, Calif. Assembly Colleagues Launch Resolution Recognizing National Gun Violence Awareness Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) joined Assembly colleagues today to introduce House Resolution 52 to mark National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 2, 2016. “None of us are immune from the tragedies that guns deliver every day in communities throughout our state,” Speaker Rendon said. “We as policymakers have

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VLP Law Group LLP Welcomes Corporate Partner Chris Laukenmann to Team

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Chris Laukenmann has joined the firm’s Corporate Practice Group as a partner based in California. Mr. Laukenmann’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities, finance, private equity, venture capital, general corporate, restructuring and regulatory compliance across industries.

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Concord Mortgage Group Helps Baby Boomers Downsize Affordably with HECM and ReverseVision Exchange (RVX)

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision announced today that Concord Mortgage Group (Concord), a Westerville, Ohio-based full-service mortgage banker and division of NOIC, Inc. (NMLS# 121455), has chosen RV Exchange (RVX) as its reverse mortgage loan origination software (LOS). Concord offers home-equity conversion mortgages (HECM), commonly called reverse mortgages, to clients in eight states.

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Opinion: Eeek, a Trumpenstein Monster!

G on Politics (opinion): Now that Donald Trump has emerged as the presumptive presidential nominee for the Republican Party, there are alarm bells going off inside anyone with a soul or an I.Q. above 80. There are so many things to fear.

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Elite Women in Mortgage: ReverseVision’s Wendy Peel Named to 2016 List of Mortgage Professionals

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision, Inc., a leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel is one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s 2016 ‘Elite Women in Mortgage.’

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DocMagic Announces ‘eQC’ Automated Due Diligence Solution for Lending Industry

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced the formal launch of its fully integrated ‘eQC’ solution that automates due diligence for investors and correspondent lenders.

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EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Senior Communications Consultant Liz Miller in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Liz Miller has joined the organization’s employee benefits division as a senior communications consultant. Miller will be based in EPIC’s San Francisco headquarters and report to John Gaffney, director of national benefits operations.

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The Mortgage Collaborative Adds 14 New Lender Members Nationwide including Arizona and Texas

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending cooperative, today announced the addition of 14 new lenders to their national network of originating members, according to the Collaborative’s EVP of National Sales and Strategic Alliances, Rich Swerbinsky.

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Tris is the new Social Search Engine with a ‘Near Me’ Feature to Bring People and Places Closer

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Developed by Tris Holdings, Tris Search and Chat Platform’s goal is to be used to foster real communication in real life instead of virtual, and bridge online chat to real life chat.

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The California Legislative Black Caucus Releases 2016-17 State Budget Priorities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today announced their 2016-17 budget priorities with a clear emphasis on issues that will provide the most direct positive impact on the lives of African Americans throughout California. The CLBC’s budget priorities range from new investments in education and infrastructure to workforce development and

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International Trade Education Programs Honored at 90th Annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast

CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ — International Trade Education Programs (ITEP), a nonprofit focused on connecting high school students to careers, was recently honored with the 2016 Bob Kleist Leadership Award by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. Recipients of the prestigious award demonstrate inspirational and visionary leadership in the development of world trade in Southern California.

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EPIC Insurance Brokers’ Inland Empire Team Supports Local Community and The Joyful Child Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced details of community support provided by their Inland Empire division. In 2015, the EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament raised approximately $28,000 for the Joyful Child Foundation. This year’s tournament generated an additional $40,477.

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Apps World North America 2016 to feature EZER App for Crowd Sourced Delivery Services

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EZER, the app that connects those with trucks to businesses or individuals who need their stuff picked up and delivered, will showcase at Apps World North America on May 11 and 12, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The EZER booth will be located in the Startup City section of the expo at space S28.

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Communicator Awards 2016: EPIC Insurance Wins ‘Gold Award of Excellence’ and ‘Silver Award of Distinction’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that the firm’s Marketing, Communications and Design Team has received the ‘Gold Award of Excellence and the ‘Silver Award of Distinction’ from the 22nd Annual Communicator Awards, the leading international awards program honoring communication professionals for creative excellence.

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Calif. Assemblyman Gatto to Question Frontier Communications Over Outages

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Members of the local media are invited to attend a hearing held by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) Utilities and Commerce Committee to discuss the severe internet, telephone, and cable outages Frontier Communications customers are enduring across California. The hearing will be live-streamed at the following link: http://www.calchannel.com/live-webcast/ Assemblyman

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Uproar Entertainment releases new stand-up comedy CD by edgy-raw comedian John Moses

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of John Moses’ second CD ‘Upper Middle Trash,’ recorded in front of a live audience. John Moses has been delightfully offending audiences throughout the United States, Canada and the U.K. for more than 10 years.

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Prince’s Death Just One More Example of Gross Medical Stupidity, says Calif. Chiropractor Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Noted Marin County chiropractor, Dr. Donald E. Harte, calls out noted Marin County ‘addiction specialist,’ Dr. Howard Kornfeld, as ‘having a totally wrong-headed approach.’

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Frontier FAIL: Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell to Host Town Hall Confronting Troubled Transition from Verizon to Frontier

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell invites residents to a town hall for customers impacted by the switch from Verizon to Frontier Communications. The public will have the opportunity to resolve service issues with representatives from Frontier Communications and the California Public Utilities Commission. WHO: Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell California Public Utilities

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Home-Equity Loans Facts Track seminar for mortgage lenders in Huntington Beach May 11

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ReverseVision, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is again offering the popular ‘Home-Equity Loans Facts Track’ seminar for mortgage lenders interested in learning more about the home-equity conversion mortgage (HECM) loan on May 11, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, Sandpiper Room from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Calif. Asm. Mike Gatto’s Legislation to Protect Children From Identity Theft Clears Privacy Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Calilf. Assembly’s Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee passed legislation by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) and Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) to protect children from identity theft, by an 11-0 vote. AB 1580 will allow parents to freeze their children’s credit with the three credit bureaus, to prevent identity

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Geek Club Books Releases Interactive Digital Autistic Hero Comic Book for Inclusive Family Learning

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their interactive digital comic book, ‘The Mighty League, Vol. 2: The Horrible Hug.’ This is the second in their digital and app autistic hero comic series created to help children understand their autistic peers and end the stigma of autism. The comic is downloadable via the Geek Club Books website.

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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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