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Nov. 2022 MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices show that year-over-year total lock volume (-60.9 percent) continues to drop, as expected, when compared...

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the leader in capital markets software and services supporting more lenders with hedging and pipeline management solutions than any other single provider, is pleased to present the MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices for November 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

Alpha Floral is delivering its exquisite, hand-arranged holiday and wedding floral creations in Santa Barbara Area

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- As the best-rated florist in Santa Barbara, Alpha Floral has won hearts all over the county with its fresh blooms and stunning floral arrangements. Spreading its vines further, the top florists in Santa Barbara also deliver their fresh blooms to the suburbs of Goleta and Montecito.

iTop announces Screen Recorder 3 making it easy to record and create awesome videos with virtual backgrounds

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- iTop today officially released iTop Screen Recorder 3.3 version, featuring new enhancements in webcam recording, virtual background selection and video size compression. iTop Screen Recorder has been a top-ranking free screen recorder on Windows owing to its solid recording performance, HD video quality and great ease of use.

LA Unified School District Appears Poised to Weaken Public Oversight on a Crucial Public Health Issue

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- On Tuesday, November 15, 2022 a majority of the Los Angeles Unified School Board voted to begin a process some fear would dismantle an oversight Committee that has been in place for decades ensuring the globally celebrated environmental policy was implemented according to the district's policy and California's Healthy Schools Act. In its place the Board is recommending establishing an Ad Hoc Committee, says celebrated children's environmental health non-profit California Safe Schools.

‘For A Better Chance At Life: Achieving Life Satisfaction’ by Jonathan J. Woolverton is a personal development novel

OTTAWA, Ontario /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- An inspiring story about finding your purpose and achieving happiness by tapping into three spheres: personal growth, family values, and career focus, "For A Better Chance At Life: Achieving Life Satisfaction" (ISBN: 978-0228880103; Tellwell Publishing) is a personal development novel by author Jonathan J. Woolverton.

Publishers Newswire Announces Annual List of 10 Great Reads from 2022 You’ve Likely Never Heard Of

TEMECULA, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Publishers Newswire (PNW), a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its annual "books to bookmark" list of 10 new and interesting reads from small publishers and self-published authors in North America published in 2022. These books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.

Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT) Launches BAMCO: Co-issue Loan Sale Marketplace for Shadow Pricing and Unique Executions

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced the release of BAMCO, a new marketplace for co-issue loan sales. Co-issue loan sales, also known as flow-based mortgage servicing rights (MSR) sales, are a three-way transaction involving the sale of loans to one of the agencies with a simultaneous sale of the MSRs to a separate third party.

Azarus platform launches for brands to offer massively interactive games for streamers to earn revenue while engaging fans

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Azarus has expanded its reach as the pioneer of livestreaming interactivity with a new Overlay Games platform allowing streamers to play along with their fans live and earn rewards. Founded in 2018, Azarus is rolling out an upgrade to its Overlay Games platform to enable streamers and brands to activate massive live audiences through Overlay Games on any streaming platform.

iTop Easy Desktop major update adds a handy new private box to protect users’ sensitive data

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- iTop today announced the latest release of its lightweight freeware iTop Easy Desktop with a major update. It adds a handy new private box to protect users' sensitive data, and the new version further improves the desktop customization feature greatly. As an easy-to-use desktop organizer, iTop Easy Desktop automatically collects files, folders, and icons on the desktop to avoid clutter more efficiently.

Golden State Pops Orchestra presents the 2022 Holiday Pops Spectacular with festive performance of timeless holiday film music and traditional favorites

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra rings in the holiday season with joyous music and high spirits on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 8 p.m. in the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, California. Celebrate the holiday season with Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, and the Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale, with the "Holiday Pops Spectacular."

Robertson Brothers attribute a portion of their combined athletic-academic success to their connection with We Are G.A.M.E.

TORRANCE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today, the Roberson brothers are two pictures of success. Jacen, the younger brother, was recently drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the sixteenth round. Meanwhile, his older brother, Cameron, graduated last year from the University of Mass. Amherst, which he attended on a full-ride scholarship. They attribute a portion of their combined athletic-academic success to their connection with We Are G.A.M.E. (Getting Athletes Mentoring and Education).

Jennifer Kennelly named a Senior Director at Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT)

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best execution loan sales, and centralized lock desk services, announced today that Jennifer Kennelly has been appointed as the new Senior Director of MCT's quickly expanding Investor Services team.

NotaryCam 2022 ‘Help a Hero’ initiative returns with complimentary online notarization for active duty and retired service members

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- NotaryCam, a Stewart-owned company and a pioneering provider of remote online notarization and identity verification / authentication technology for real estate and legal transactions, today announced its semi-annual "Help a Hero" initiative will run Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13, 2022, and once again offer free remote online notarization (RON) sessions to United States veterans and current service members.

Les Dames d’Escoffier San Francisco Chapter Announces 2022 Etoile d’Escoffier Culinary Scholarship Recipients

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) is delighted to announce that five recipients have been awarded the Etoile d'Escoffier Culinary Scholarship in 2022. L'Etoile scholarships support outstanding female students and graduates in achieving their professional aspirations as they become the next leaders of the culinary industry.

VISTAGE Recognizes Marie DiSante, Esq. with 2022 Orange County CA ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

IRVINE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- CDF Labor Law LLP (CDF) proudly congratulates Marie DiSante, Founding and Firm Managing Partner, for being named the recipient of the Vistage 2022 Orange County "Lifetime Achievement Award." Vistage is the world's largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses.

October 2022 Data Release by MCT: MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- MCT®, the leader in capital markets software and services supporting more lenders with hedging and pipeline management solutions than any other single provider, is pleased to present the MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices for October 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

TLC-Todd-versations and Chef Ann Foundation launch ‘Todd-versations Lunchtime Heroes’

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Todd Linsky Consulting (TLC) announced today: TLC-Todd-versations, in collaboration with the Chef Ann Foundation, brings you stories from across our great country on positive changes to the school nutrition landscape, "Todd-versations Lunchtime Heroes."

New book, Love Without Wings: An Adoption Fairytale, celebrates the magic of adoption and diversity through creative storytelling

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Adam Swain Ferguson, founder, Purple Fox Entertainment, is a creative producer and author. His new book release, "Love Without Wings: An Adoption Fairytale" (ISBN: 979-8986768014), was inspired by a true story - his own story - and celebrates diverse families made complete through adoption. It's scheduled to be released during National Adoption Month on November 19, National Adoption Day.

Two iconic California-based handcrafted brands come together this holiday season with the release of the limited edition ‘Sparkling Cuvee’

NAPA, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Two iconic California-based handcrafted brands come together this holiday season with the release of the limited edition "Sparkling Cuvée" Signature Duo, featuring a luxuriously scented Voluspa candle and Sparkling Wine by the ever-elegant Domaine Carneros by Taittinger, paired in holiday gift packaging. Artisans of the senses, Voluspa and Domaine Carneros worked closely to accent the aromas of pink grapefruit and stone fruits found in the sparkling wine in the newest candle in the Voluspa portfolio

2022 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco features 12 Neurotechnology Startups

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced that 12 promising neurotechnology startups and early-stage firms will present at the 2022 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, November 7-8. The 22nd annual event - the most established in the industry - will also feature presentations and panel discussions on important issues confronting the neurotechnology industry.

Glancy Wine Education Foundation announces 2022 Gala Celebration and Auction in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation announces its 11th annual gala celebration event and auction, taking place at the San Francisco Wine School in South San Francisco on Saturday, November 12, 2022, from 5-10 p.m.

Paradise Laundry: Don’t Just Wash Your Clothes, Disinfect and Sanitize Them

CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Paradise Laundry has recently added a state-of-the-art new feature to their Citrus Heights laundromat. The pandemic has demonstrated the importance of cleanliness resulting in multiple methods being used to kill bacteria i.e., antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes. With the addition of the Ozone Laundry System to the Citrus Heights store, customers can now disinfect and sanitize their clothing and linens at both Paradise Laundry locations.

Author Graham Jules’ New Sci-fi Screenplay Illustrated by DALL-E 2

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- We've all seen movies like "The Terminator" where artificial intelligent machines rise to take over the world with catastrophic consequences. But what is the reality of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the creative arts? Entrepreneur and writer Graham Jules has already utilised the technology in creating his illustrated screenplay, "Virtual Heaven (Back to Reality)," PUW Media Ltd (Pop Up World) announced today.

EPIC Acquires SLCO LLC, Expands Northern California Presence in employee benefits, property and casualty, and personal lines

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced it has acquired SLCO LLC, headquartered in Lafayette, California. The acquisition expands EPIC's growing presence in Northern California and adds to its client offerings both regionally and nationally.

SOLIS WATER: When direct Sunlight is absorbed in water, for an Ayurveda healing prescribed time, it changes the molecular structure to...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Introducing "Solis" Sun Charged Water ... The only one of its kind, Sun Charged Water prepared and packaged, according to the centuries old Ayurvedic Health Methods!

CRISPx helps L.A. Design-Build Firm LETTER FOUR in Rebranding with New Look and Messaging

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Design-Build firm LETTER FOUR has collaborated with brand innovation agency CRISPx to revamp their branding and deliver a marketing experience that's perfectly attuned to client needs. Timed in anticipation of LETTER FOUR's 12-year anniversary, this extensive project has included an overhaul of the firm's website, as well as content production geared toward informing clients about the Design-Build process and sharing the team's expertise.

Anita Huang Joins EPIC as a SVP within its Life and Executive Benefits practice, Vanbridge

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Anita Huang has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President within its Life and Executive Benefits practice managed by Vanbridge, an EPIC company.

Absolute Trust Academy trust administration 101 continuing education event will examine procedures and preparedness protocols to enhance practice efficiencies

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Leading Bay Area estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel will host a free virtual event, The Absolute Trust Academy Trust Administration 101, on October 28, 2022, to equip CPAs and CFPs with a stronger knowledge of trust administration processes. The webinar is aimed at enhancing advisors' client services and relationships.

Welfie is launching ‘Booster Troop,’ a fun health media literacy initiative that helps underserved children better spot misinformation

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Founded by two black doctors who tired of watching patients who looked like them die sicker and younger, Welfie is launching "Booster Troop," a fun health media literacy initiative that helps underserved children better spot misinformation. It launches October 24 for Media Literacy Week, and it includes a 7-minute animated episode in both English and Spanish, a lesson plan, and other classroom materials. Welfie provides culturally competent health and mental health education and care coordination to schools.

NotaryCam, a Stewart-owned company, announced today that its founder Rick Triola has been named a 2022 HousingWire Vanguard

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and a pioneering provider of remote online notarization and identity verification/authentication technology for real estate and legal transactions, announced today that its founder and outgoing Division President Rick Triola has been named a 2022 HousingWire Vanguard.

The Immigration Law Office of Los Angeles, P.C. has achieved a landmark victory for a client unfairly refused permanent residency

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Immigration Law Office of Los Angeles, P.C., a full-service immigration law practice that handles employment, investment, and family immigration cases, has achieved a landmark victory for a client unfairly refused permanent residency. The case has also fundamentally changed U.S. immigration policy.

BOSS – Business Of Student Success – Racks Up $130K and Places Second in 4th Annual Long Beach Gives

LONG BEACH, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The 4th Annual Long Beach Gives campaign, an online giving day sponsored by the City's leading nonprofit funders and nonprofit support organizations, invites donors from throughout the city and beyond to give to the local nonprofit of their choosing. This year, the effort raised $1,965,539 to support 232 participating nonprofits. BOSS™ (Business Of Student Success) raised $130,000 from more than 300 donors, making it the second most contributed to charity in this year's campaign.

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases ‘RIGGING THE GAME’ – a Guidebook to Achieving Financial Security by Dan Nicholson

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing has released "RIGGING THE GAME: How to Achieve Financial Certainty, Navigate Risk and Make Money on Your Own Terms" (ISBN: 978-1956955439 paperback), written by Dan Nicholson. In "RIGGING THE GAME," Nicholson reveals why some entrepreneurs seem to always win while others routinely fail. (Spoiler alert: it's not luck.)

Globee 2022 Business Excellence Awards: Radixweb wins Gold in Business Excellence for IT Consulting

ARTESIA, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Radixweb, a global leader in the field of IT Consulting and custom software development since 2000, has recently been conferred the Gold Globee award for superior IT Consultation at the 12th Annual Business Excellence Awards, 2022 edition.

SecuGen’s new Hamster Pro Trio 3-in-1 reader combines fingerprint biometrics and two modes of smart card technologies

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Hamster Pro Trio, a multi-factor authentication device that contains an FBI-certified FAP 20 fingerprint reader and both contact and contactless smart card readers.

Communities Come Together in Support of the LAPD and a Cleaner and Safer Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- With violent crime on the rise in Los Angeles, more than 50 local businesses, nonprofits and faith-based organizations joined the LAPD in a community coalition on Faith & Blue Weekend to reclaim the streets of Hollywood with a neighborhood cleanup launched by the Hollywood Community Police Station and co-organized by the Church of Scientology.

IObit announces the release of its flagship Windows tool – Advanced SystemCare 16

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- IObit, the world's leading system utilities and security software provider, today announces the release of its flagship Windows tool- Advanced SystemCare 16. The all-in-one PC utility with full-scale enhanced features can deeply clean junk files, quick boost startup, as well as powerful safeguard privacy in one click, which can always maintain a cleaner, smoother, and safer Windows PC for millions of users worldwide.

KROST CPAs in L.A. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to American Range in its transaction to Hatco Corporation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- American Range, a privately held manufacturer of commercial and residential cooking appliances, was sold to Hatco, an employee-owned manufacturer of warming, cooking, sanitizing, and cooling equipment. KROST CPAs & Consultants acted as the exclusive financial advisor to American Range in its transaction to Hatco Corporation.

Top Colleges and Universities to Attend Vistamar School 14th Annual Multicultural Student College Fair in Los Angeless

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- On October 16, 2022, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Vistamar School hosts its 14th annual Multicultural Student College Fair at Vistamar School, 737 Hawaii Street in El Segundo. Open to all students, this College Admissions Fair is an opportunity for high school students to meet representatives and alumni from a wide range of top colleges, universities, and service academies from across the country. These institutions seek to meet Los Angeles area high school students of all backgrounds.

Engage by Cell announces its Previous ‘by Cell’ Divisions Will Merge for a New Vision and Offerings

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today, Engage by Cell announces the rebranding of former divisions Guide by Cell, Give by Cell, and Train by Cell to create a cohesive and clear client experience. Engage by Cell has served as a catchall for the growing divisions under the "by Cell" umbrella for years and will now serve as the company's sole iteration.

The Church of Scientology in Los Angeles 2022: Uplifting, Inspiring and Changing the World

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- A new interactive timeline on the Scientology website provides a glimpse into why so many people count on the Church of Scientology for help in Los Angeles and around the world. From the 101 to Sunset Boulevard and all over the Southland, Los Angeles Scientology Churches serve as hubs for religious organizations, like-minded groups and community leaders.

NEOTROPE, a California-based PR and marketing firm, entertainment publisher, and parent company announces its upcoming 40th anniversary celebration

TEMECULA, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today, NEOTROPE®, a California-based PR and marketing firm, entertainment publisher, and parent company of Send2Press® Newswire, announces its upcoming 40th anniversary celebration, starting Jan. 2023. For this anniversary the company will be offering discounts on selected services, but will also include offerings from the company's many clients and agency partners, many of whom are in the PR, marketing and SEO service practice industries.

Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT) again named a ‘Best Places to Work’ in San Diego for 2022

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), an industry-leading capital markets advisory firm, announced that it has been named Best Places to Work 2022 by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ). MCT was ranked number seven in the medium-sized company category (50 - 249 U.S. employees). This award is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in San Diego that benefit the county's economy, workforce, and local businesses.

MCT is pleased to present the MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices for September 2022

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- MCT®, the leader in capital markets software and services supporting more lenders with hedging and pipeline management solutions than any other single provider, is pleased to present the MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices for September 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

Documentary Film ‘Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and The Politics of Race’ airs on PBS SoCal in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- "Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race" reveals the life and legacy of the first African American mayor elected in a major American city, with an overwhelmingly white majority, and will be broadcast on PBS SoCal on Thursday, October 6 at 8:30 p.m., Our L.A. announced today. The encore presentation of the award-winning documentary is being released during another historic Los Angeles mayoral race occurring now. It is also available on PBS.org, and on PBS and World Channel's Saturday Playlist Initiative on race.

The Glancy Wine Education Foundation appointments new board member, Maggie Heile

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of a new board member, Maggie Heile, joining this month as co-chair of fundraising. Heile joins just before the foundation's annual gala celebration, which plays a crucial role in raising the funds required to provide wine education scholarships to wine and hospitality professionals in need of assistance.

Mossy Oak and Maglite are pleased to announce Mossy Oak camouflage patterns are now available on Maglite XL50 LED Flashlight

ONTARIO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Since 1979, MAG Instrument has manufactured its quality, innovative MAGLITE® flashlights to meet the lighting and safety needs of outdoors enthusiasts, law enforcement, firefighters, military, mechanics, construction workers, and more. Mossy Oak and Maglite are pleased to announce Mossy Oak camouflage patterns are now available on the Maglite XL50 LED 3-Cell AAA mini flashlight.

Local Anchor and L.A. Regional Food Bank Launch Kindness Card Initiative as Part of Annual Thanksgiving ‘Season of Sharing’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Local Anchor joins the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to kick off the annual "Season for Sharing" campaign. Local Anchor will mobilize the South Bay Los Angeles communities with a Kindness Cards initiative to bring a personal touch to food delivery around Thanksgiving time.

China Rescue Dogs charity announces 31 dogs arrive at LAX, saved from a China-based dog-meat breeding farm

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- hina Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization, committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse, and neglect in China, has rescued into the U.S. the first large shipments of dogs from China following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dog ban.

Filmmaker Mirza Davitaia Announces Her New animated film ‘The Knight in the Tiger’s Skin’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- A new animated film "The Knight in the Tiger's Skin" by Mirza Davitaia, of GI-Films, will be released in the Laemmle Theater on October 7, 2022. This is the first adaptation of the medieval poem by Shota Rustaveli.

An Innovative Approach to Bringing Historical Roots to Contemporary Art with Artist Kaloust Guedel

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Over the past four decades, Kaloust Guedel has worked in diverse styles and techniques, constantly searching for the "perfect" resonance, ever aware that his search is an endless one. His next experiment was to combine a painting he had painted with a sculpture he didn't particularly like.

Sports Connect and The California State Soccer Association – South Celebrate 20 Years of Partnership with Historic Extension

FULLERTON, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- California State Soccer Association - South (Cal South), the official youth and adult state soccer association of the United States Soccer Federation, US Youth Soccer, and the United States Adult Soccer Association, has announced a multi-year partnership with Sports Connect, powered by Stack Sports, as the Exclusive Technology and Online Registration Provider for the state.

Los Angeles Politics: Sheriff Villanueva Reelection Campaign 2022 Releases New Campaign Video and Fundraising Data

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The campaign to re-elect Sheriff Alex Villanueva announces the launch of its new campaign video airing across local Los Angeles TV stations and online. Additional endorsements this month include: The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 13 workers Union Local and the El Monte Police Officers Association.

Yiftee’s All-digital community gift card program now supports face-to-face card sales in office and at events

MENLO PARK, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- As of today, Yiftee, Inc. is offering another way to "Keep Local Dollars Local" with its new "Order Desk" capability. City offices, Chambers of Commerce, Main Streets, and Downtown Associations can now sell their custom-branded Community eGift Cards to walk-in buyers and at public events, in addition to online sales.

For 2022, INSIDE Public Accounting Names KROST Best of the Best Firm and Top 100 Firm

PASADENA, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- KROST CPAs & Consultants was recognized as the Best of the Best Firm and Top 100 Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting in 2022. Based on revenue, KROST was ranked 75th among the largest firms in the country, out of nearly 600 firms. With a net revenue of greater than $65 million, KROST was able to rise from the firm's previous ranking of 81st in 2021's IPA Survey and Analysis of Firms.

California Employers Association notes Employers Must Invest in Wellness to Stay Competitive

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The California Employers Association (CEA) has been receiving an uptick in requests on training programs, specifically those which prepare new managers on how to address the topic of employee wellbeing. Employers are beginning to understand that employee wellbeing is a critical component to their company's success and a necessary ingredient to retaining and attracting top talent.

Lexi Home, a California Retailer of Kitchenware and Home Decor Offers Essentials to Those in Need and Inspiring Chefs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Lexi Home, a Los Angeles-based kitchenware and home decor retailer, strives to bridge the gap between affordable cookware and kitchen essentials. The retailer is working with aspiring chefs in the L.A. area, providing them with cookware and other essential items. A part of the kitchen essentials manufactured is donated to aspiring chefs. With every kitchen necessity sold, part of the proceeds is donated to charities in the L.A. area to help ease hunger.

PODCAST: Fritzi Horstman, releases a riveting, in-depth interview with San Quentin death row resident and author, Jarvis Jay Masters

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Compassion Prison Project Founder and Compassion in Action podcast host, Fritzi Horstman, has released a riveting, in-depth interview with San Quentin death row resident and author, Jarvis Jay Masters, author of "That Bird Has My Wings: The Autobiography of an Innocent Man on Death Row." Oprah Winfrey has recently selected "That Bird Has My Wings" as her latest pick for Oprah's Book Club.

Pakistan Flood Victims in Need of Care Get Support From Scientology Volunteer Assist Teams

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- In response to unprecedented flooding in Pakistan, described by the UN as a climate catastrophe, Scientology volunteers continue providing urgently needed supplies and health care in their outreach to affected communities.

BabyLiveAdvice Announces $1.1M Seed Investment to Improve Maternal-Infant Health Outcomes with Maternal Telehealth

CALABASAS, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- BabyLiveAdvice, the leading virtual maternal telehealth provider, announced the completion of a $1.1 million seed investment led by Venn Ventures and Synergen Technology Labs. BabyLiveAdvice, founded by CEO Sigi Marmorstein, RN, PHN, MSN, FNP-BC, partners with healthcare providers and health systems to support coordinated, comprehensive prenatal, postpartum, and infant care.

We Are G.A.M.E. Alum DJ Reed’s Career in the NFL Demonstrates Efficacy of a T.E.A.M.

TORRANCE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Allen Thigpen, co-founder of We Are G.A.M.E., grew up in Plainfield, New Jersey rooting for the New York Jets, even back when they were the Titans. After graduating from Pennsylvania Military College (now Widener University), in Chester, Pennsylvania, Thigpen was commissioned as a second Lieutenant in the United States Army and served as an officer during the Vietnam era.

HumanNature.org, ‘A Journal of Human Understanding’ Launches from Editor, Tara Chand Esq.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Announcing the launch of a new monthly magazine, HumanNature.org, dedicated to exploring human nature in all its gory and subtlest aspects, through short stories, new characters, reader feedback, and cartoons illustrative of human nature-like holding a mirror to humanity.

Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship Releases First-Ever State of Entrepreneurship Minority Report for California

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE) at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) has released the first-ever State of Entrepreneurship Minority Report. Among the key findings is 35% of inland businesses are owned by minority entrepreneurs with Hispanic owners representing the largest portion at 16%.

Opening Thursday, Sept. 15th in L.A.: ‘Veils’ The Musical

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) has teamed with Restoration Stage (Washington, D.C.) to bring the popular musical "Veils" to the Los Angeles area for a short run Thursday, September 15, and Friday, September 16 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, September 17 at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 18 at 8 p.m. at the Nate Holden Performing Art Center in Los Angeles.

Flight 93 on Sept. 11 Final Call: New Animation Video on Heroes of War YouTube Channel

SAN JOSE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Jack Grandcolas, Pebble Beach, California, lost his wife on flight 93 on 9/11/2001 and shares his story and the actual final call on an answering machine message from her. In this animated video from YouTuber Kipp Berdiansky and his channel, "Heroes of War," the viewer can listen to this message and see how that day unfolded and how it has affected him to this day.

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