The Everest Foundation Launches Initiative with Mount Sinai Medical Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The Everest Foundation (EF), a non-profit 501(c)(3) located in Los Angeles, California that is nationally focused on the advancement of medical research, has partnered with Mount Sinai Medical Center (MSMC) in Miami, Florida in a recent initiative to assist with research funding and Graduate Medical Education (GME) support.

Local Banker Luz Gonzalez Joins Bank of Southern California, N.A.

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink:BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced today that Luz Gonzalez has joined the Company as Branch Sales Manager of its Rancho Mirage branch. Most recently, Ms. Gonzalez served the Coachella Valley community as a Deputy Sheriff for the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, following a successful 11-year career at El Paseo Bank.

LIBERTY Dental Plan Selected to Participate in Covered California for Individual/Family Plans and for Small Businesses

IRVINE, Calif. — LIBERTY Dental Plan is proud to announce its selection as a participating dental plan for the 2017 benefit year. LIBERTY will offer individual or family dental plans through Covered California this open enrollment period as well as coverage options for small businesses.

Box Home Loans Selects ReverseVision Exchange (RVX) LOS to Support New Reverse Mortgage Unit

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Utah-based Box Home Loans (Box) has selected ReverseVision Exchange (RVX) loan origination system (LOS) to support its new reverse mortgage origination business.

Enhancements to Mortgage Capital Trading’s Industry-Leading Best Execution Services Extends Market Share

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), an industry leading hedge advisory firm and developer of MCTlive!(TM), the award-winning secondary marketing software suite, announced that it has added a number of new features to its best execution service offering. The enhancements outpace existing competitor offerings and position MCT to capture additional business among lenders.

EPIC Insurance adds Broker/Producer Rick Haycock in Sacramento, CA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Rick Haycock has joined the firm as a property & casualty insurance broker/producer.

Lesser Known Provision of Prop 64 (The Adult Use of Marijuana Act) Allows Expungement of Previous Marijuana Convictions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In addition to legalizing adult possession of small amounts of marijuana and the cultivation of up to six marijuana plants, the passage of Proposition 64 allows those convicted under the previous marijuana laws to return to court and have their conviction either completely expunged or reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor, says says California Marijuana Attorney Richard Glen Boire, of RGB LAW GROUP.

‘The Gold Thinker,’ an Andy Warhol Original Painting, A Gold Marilyn Comparable Masterpiece, to Be Auctioned for Charity

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — “The Gold Thinker,” an Andy Warhol original painting, a Gold Marilyn comparable masterpiece, to be auctioned online with eBay for Charity November 7 – 17, 2016 at thegoldthinker.com, Michael P. Wilson, the painting’s owner, announced today. eBay For Charity will host the auction.

VLP Law Group LLP Continues Growth with Addition of Melissa Krasnow as a Partner in the Firm’s Privacy and Technology Transactions Practice Groups

PALO ALTO, Calif. — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Melissa Krasnow has joined the firm as a Partner in the Privacy & Data Security, Technology Transactions and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Groups. As the first Minnesota attorney to join VLP, she will be based in Minneapolis and will continue her practice in these areas.

Picas Makes Perfect Photo Artwork

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., — PICAS, a new free photo artwork application from Picas Inc. has recently been released for both Android and iOS. With machine learning algorithms using artificial intelligence in combination with neural networks, Picas can help you turn a regular photo into famous fine art paintings with different styles and effects.