Two Arrested at Civil Disobedience Protest on Rainbow Ridge

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Forests Forever, a non-profit forest protection advocacy group, today announced that five employees of Lear Asset Management, a security contractor for Humboldt Redwood Co. (HRC), swept down on protesters camped near a logging road on Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole River watershed at about 5 a.m. yesterday (July 22).

OpenClose Launches DecisionAssist Mobile for Originators

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced at the California Mortgage Bankers Association (CMBA) 46th Annual Western Secondary Marketing Conference that it unveiled DecisionAssist(TM) Mobile, which provides fingertip access to the company’s proprietary web-based product and pricing engine (PPE)

CandyLipz Conducts Clinical Trial to Resolve Consumer Cupping Concerns

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — When some customers showed concern over cupping marks after using the lip plumper manufactured by CandyLipz, LLC, the company quickly jumped into action. It hired a third-party independent investigative research vendor, Biometrix, Inc. – a company that has conducted clinical trials for major multinational biotech, dermatology, product manufacturers and more for 20 plus years – to prove that there was nothing to worry about.

EPIC adds Sarmad Naqvi to its Private Client Practice in Northern California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (‘EPIC’) today announced that risk management and insurance professional Sarmad Naqvi has joined the firm’s Private Client Insurance operations in Northern California, specializing in providing comprehensive, cost effective risk management and insurance protection to high net worth individuals and their families.

‘California punishes doctor for acting like a doctor,’ says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. — Dr. Don Harte, noted California chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is “horrified and disgusted” by the California medical board’s attack upon pro-vaccine freedom pediatrician, Dr. Bob Spears.

‘WHOOPING COUGH UPTICK’ is Medical Fake News, Medical Scam, says Dr. Don Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is disgusted but not surprised by the latest “medical scam/fake news.” According to Harte,”This alleged ‘uptick’ in whooping cough cases is just its natural cycle, as it makes its appearance in many places in this country now.”

Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC Adds Tonya Fuller and Ashley Forslund to Winery and Brewery Team

NAPA, Calif. — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, a national multi-line specialty Managing General Agency (MGA) based in Avon, Conn., today announced that Tonya Fuller has joined the firm as Vice President, Winery and Brewery. Additionally, Ashley Forslund has become a member of the Paragon team in the role of Senior Underwriter, Winery and Brewery, working in close collaboration with Fuller.

IOTransfer 3 Introduces the Update of iPhone Wireless Transfer and Video Converter

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Aiming to provide all iPhone, iPad and iPod users the best solution to fully and freely manage their Apple devices, IOTransfer 3 releases the updated version; introducing new Air-Trans feature, which supports wireless transfer files across Apple devices and PCs in a second. Another major update is video converter, which provides more comprehensive video downloading and converting.

EPIC Adds Michael McNulty as Wine and Beverage Practice Leader in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance brokerage veteran Michael McNulty has rejoined the firm as Managing Principal and Wine & Beverage Practice Leader. McNulty will be based in San Francisco and report to Curt Perata, EPIC’s Pacific North Region President.

EPIC Insurance’s Marketing, Communications and Design Team Wins Three 2018 Communicator Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that the firm’s Marketing, Communications and Design team was honored by the 24th Annual Communicator Awards with an “Award of Excellence” and two “Awards of Distinction.” The Communicator Awards are an international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications.