Local Public Health Departments prepare for increase in TB testing and treatment due to new screening recommendations from the USPSTF

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The California Tuberculosis (TB) Controllers Association welcomes the United States Prevention Services Task Force (USPSTF) rating published yesterday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, recommending the testing of adults at risk for TB exposure. This recommendation is focused on people born in countries with high rates of TB and those who have lived in congregate settings, such as homeless shelters.

Sambrailo Packaging is Helping CCOF-Certified Growers Promote ‘Certified Organic’

WATSONVILLE, Calif. — Sambrailo Packaging recently introduced a new stock print row crop box in partnership with CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) for CCOF-certified organic growers. The box clearly states “Certified Organic Fruits and Vegetables” on the sides in an effort to help small organic farmers promote certified organics right from their fields.

Former Los Angeles City College Basketball Coach Mike Miller, Named Head Coach of CBA Expansion Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Former Los Angeles City College (LACC) and Junior College coaching legend Mike Miller has been named head coach of the California Basketball Association’s newest expansion team, the Los Angeles Skyline. From 1992 to 2008 coach Mike Miller led LACC’s basketball program into a national prominence.

Adelaide Prescod Cota Teaches People Importance of Self-Advocacy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Adelaide P. Cota learned the hard way that there’s no better advocate than yourself. However, not many people know where to begin. They need the confidence and resources to get started. That’s where Cota comes in. “I’m devoted to sharing my experiences with others so I can help them to advocate for themselves,” she says.

Searching for a new home just got bigger and better with TOPTEN!

MILPITAS, Calif. — TOPTEN New Homes announces the largest national home search specifically for new construction. Scratch the case of the Mondays, friend. We come bearing great news! Our engineering and design team spent several late-night weeks creating a new and improved real estate search.

Movie Rights to Life Story of Jailed Con Man and Actor Steve Comisar up for Grabs in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Studios love to make movies about con men and audiences have spent over one billion dollars watching these exciting films. Enter Steve Comisar, an actor who has appeared in numerous movies, TV shows, and commercials. He is also a convicted con man finishing the last year of a 15-year prison sentence for fraud.

Calif. State Leaders and Dental Plans Join Forces with the Center for Oral Health to Kick Off ‘Early Smiles’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In an unprecedented effort to address oral health disparities in the Sacramento region, the Center for Oral Health (COH), in partnership LIBERTY Dental Plan, Health Net and Access Dental plans, will kick off “Early Smiles” – a collaborative and innovative School Based Oral Health Program – today, at the State Capitol. The initiative has a goal of serving 12,000 children in Sacramento-area elementary schools in its first year.

The Mortgage Collaborative Reaches $100B Origination Milestone

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Mortgage Collaborative, the industry’s only independent mortgage lending cooperative, has surpassed $100 Billion in originations with the addition of its 59th preferred member, Movement Mortgage. Based in San Diego, Calif., The Mortgage Collaborative was founded in 2013 to empower mortgage lenders across the country with better financial execution.

Eternalmind Entertainment and the $200 Million Al Muhaymin Media Fund Announce Their Upcoming Slate of Hollywood Films

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Eternalmind Entertainment Group, U.S based entertainment film production/distribution company, in collaboration with Al Muhaymin Media Fund (AMF), has announced its new slate of Hollywood film projects along with the world premiere of their much awaited $27 Million budget action drama “Mobster – A Call for the New Order.”

Quandis Unveils Technology Solution to Help Lending Entities Comply with Changes to the Military Lending Act

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management software and services, announced that it released a technology solution to help lending organizations comply with changes to the Military Lending Act (MLA) that take effect on Oct. 3, 2016. The MLA provides a number of new rules set forth by the Department of Defense (DoD) that impacts lenders working with active duty service members and their dependents. Failure to adhere to the DoD’s amended compliance rules can result in severe repercussions.