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Lighthouse Bank Reports Strong Third-Quarter Earnings, Net Income Up 88 Percent Year-Over-Year

2017-10-20

These results represent the Bank’s 33rd successive quarter of profitable operations. Highlights for the third quarter results include: Loans increased by $26 million, or 16% year over year; and deposits increased $42.6 million, or 24%, compared to the quarter-ended September 30, 2016. In addition to increased loan yields, year-over-year profitability has benefitted by a short-term reduction in the Bank’s effective tax rate.          For the quarter-ended September 30, 2017, total shareholders’ equity increased by $1.4 million to $34 million. Year-over-year, shareholders’ equity increased $4.5 million, or 15%. In August, 2017 the Bank paid a $0.09 per share quarterly cash dividend to shareholders, which followed four previous consecutive quarterly cash dividends of $0.08 per share. Since January 2015, the Bank has paid $2,560,314 in cash dividends to shareholders. During the quarter the Bank continued with its expansion plans in Silicon Valley, celebrating...

Johnson Fistel, LLP Files Class Action Suit against Vitamin Shoppe, Inc.; Lead Plaintiff Deadline is October 27, 2017

2017-10-07

If you wish to serve as a lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than October 27, 2017. If you wish to discuss this action, have any questions concerning this notice, or your rights or interests, please contact Jim Baker ([email protected]) at 619-814-4471. If you email, please include your phone number.  If you are a member of this class, you can view a copy of the complaint as filed or join this class action online at http://www.johnsonfistel.com.  Any member of the putative class may move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff through counsel of their choice or may choose to do nothing and remain an absent class member. The complaint charges Vitamin Shoppe and certain of its officers and directors with violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Vitamin...

Economists State South San Diego County is the Perfect Place for Amazon Headquarters

2017-09-15

Elected officials, economists and business leaders gathered to discuss development of the South Bay and Baja region at the South County Economic Development Council’s 27th Annual Economic Summit SAN DIEGO, September 15, 2017 –  Panelists and speakers at the South County Economic Development Council’s 27th Annual Economic Summit all agreed — collaboration is key to economic growth in the South County. Event masters of ceremony were Sally Salazar Preston, board chair of South County EDC, and Robert “Dukie” Valderrama, Port of San Diego commissioner.  A sold-out house of nearly 500 of San Diego’s business leaders and public officials gathered Friday for the South County Economic Development Council’s 27th Annual Economic Summit. The summit offered attendees a comprehensive look into the San Diego South Bay and Baja region’s latest business development and economic outlook news.  “The many panelists...

Veterinary Reference Laboratory Market Worth $5.13 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

2017-09-14

     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160524/371361LOGO ) Rise in demand for advanced diagnostic tests and growing awareness amongst consumers are some of the factors expected to boost demand over the coming years. Moreover, companies are investing in R&D for the advancement of test kits for cost-effective diagnosis & monitoring of animal health, which is expected to boost growth. Some of the advancements in this market include efficient information management systems used in animal diagnostic applications, vaccine banks, and mobile apps for continuous monitoring. High focus toward innovation in veterinary health is anticipated to fuel the demand for reference labs. For instance, Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is a public-private partnership that supports pharmaceutical innovations in Europe. In addition, MediLabSecure, a laboratory...

CO2 Solutions Welcomes Kiverdi as a Partner in the VCQ Project

2017-09-14

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 14, 2017 () – CO2 Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce that Kiverdi Inc. (“Kiverdi”) of Hayward, California, has joined the Valorisation Carbone Québec (“VCQ”) Project as a carbon use partner. CO2 Solutions and Kiverdi will demonstrate carbon capture and utilization (“CCU”) through the deployment of Kiverdi’s proprietary bio-process to convert CO2 into bio-based products alongside CO2 Solutions’ leading-edge enzymatic carbon capture technology at the Parachem site in Montreal, Quebec. This is the second CO2 utilization technology to be announced within the context of the VCQ Project, the first being CO2-to-acetic acid on May 18, 2017. “CO2 Solutions is very pleased to welcome Kiverdi into the VCQ Project,” stated Evan Price, President and Chief Executive Officer of CO2 Solutions. “CO2 is recognized as the most abundant greenhouse gas (GHG). The VCQ Project will demonstrate that CO2 can also be an important feedstock for many...

qPCR and dPCR Market Size Worth $6.3 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 8.7%: Grand View Research, Inc.

2017-09-04

     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160524/371361LOGO ) In addition, increasing number of research & forensic laboratories and CROs is a key factor responsible for market growth. Laboratories and CROs use qPCR and dPCR techniques for gene-based, protein-based, and various other research applications owing to its high accuracy and sensitivity. Increasing preference of PCR techniques in prenatal genetic testing and its associated advantages in prenatal genetic testing such as lack of need for reference standards, low cycle times, and reproducible results are some of the drivers expected to propel growth. Furthermore, major players are in the process of acquiring companies manufacturing diagnostic devices for the development of technologically advanced qPCR and dPCR products. For instance, Bio-Rad laboratories acquired RainDance Technologies...

United States D-Mannose Market Trends and Forecast Report 2017-2022

2017-08-24

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Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. Joins the Roxbury Institute's Team of Specialists

2017-08-24

Beverly Hills’ Most Elite Medical Facility Adds Top Celebrity Dentist to Its Roster of Professionals Press Release – updated: Aug 24, 2017 15:42 PDT Beverly Hills, CA, August 24, 2017 – The Roxbury Institute in Beverly Hills, California welcomes Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. to its team of highly specialized surgeons and medical professionals as the Director of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Dentistry. With more than two decades of experience in his field, Dr. Connelly is known for providing superior dental aesthetic work to various high-profile patients, ranging from runway models to sports superstars. “Dr. Connelly brings a caliber of skill, experience, and vision to dental aesthetics that I have rarely seen,” said Dr. David Amron, founder of The Roxbury Institute. “Individuals from all walks of life entrust him with their smiles, and rightfully so. His ability to improve and enhance his patients’ inherent...

United States DC Contactor Market Trends and Forecast Report 2017-2022

2017-08-24

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United States Daylight Fluorescent Pigments Market Trends and Forecast Report 2017-2022

2017-08-24

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