California Business

Manson Appoints Dr. Robert Lavinsky of the Arkenstone as an Advisor

22 02 2018

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 22, 2018 -- Manson Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX.V:MCK) (“Manson” or the “Company”) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Robert Lavinsky of the Arkenstone as an Advisor to the Company. Dr. Lavinsky’s long experience with the mineral and jade museums and markets in China should provide the Company with valuable insights with regards to branding and marketing of the Company’s products in China and worldwide.“The recent astronomical rise in China of interest in Jade, both as a gemstone and as a potential deposit class worthy of a mining company’s interest, is part of an economic revival that has positively impacted a number of related market sectors such as gold, jewelry, rare gemstones and mineral specimens” stated J.P. Jutras, President of the Company.  “Over the last twenty years, Dr. Lavinsky has emerged as one of the world’s top researchers and mineral dealers focused on China, culminating in his named participation in the recent...

Palm Springs, CA Residents Will Finally Get to Vote if STRs Belong in Residential Neighborhoods

22 02 2018

Press Release - updated: Feb 22, 2018 12:57 EST PALM SPRINGS, Calif., February 22, 2018 - The local citizens’ group, Palm Springs Neighbors for Neighborhoods, has announced that June 5 will be the voting date for their ballot initiative to limit absentee-owner short-term rentals (STRs) in R1 zoned residential neighborhoods.  If it passes, the Measure:  ✓ Will limit absentee-owner rentals to a minimum of 28 days or more per stay in residential R1-zoned single-family neighborhoods. As is, residents have no protection from the proliferation of short-term rentals in their neighborhoods. Steve Rose Organizer, Palm Springs Neighbors for Neighborhoods ✓ Will give STR owners two years to adjust their business model or relocate their business to an area not zoned R-1. ✓ Will not affect home sharing or owner-hosted vacation rentals.  ✓ Will not affect Condos which have HOA’s that set their own rules.  And it won’t affect Apartment Renters. ...

Riverside Signs 5-Year Contract with Online Auction Site Bid4Assets

22 02 2018

Bid4Assets Wins RFP to Host Riverside County Tax Defaulted Property Sales. Silver Spring, MD, February 22, 2018 -- The Riverside County Treasurer-Tax Collector’s office has selected Bid4Assets to host its’ tax-defaulted property sales, continuing a partnership it has maintained for over 12 years. By holding the tax sales online, the county exposes distressed properties to a vast range of national buyers, returning a larger amount of properties to the tax rolls and raising funds for essential county services.The decision comes in the wake of a large tax sale hosted by Bid4Assets in April of 2017 for Riverside County. During the sale, over 400 properties were returned to the tax rolls, raising nearly $8 million in new county revenue.“We’re honored to continue serving Riverside County,” says Jesse Loomis, CEO of Bid4Assets. “Bid4Assets has built up a database of hundreds of thousands of registered investors, developers and other real estate buyers. These buyers bring new capital...

Lollicup® USA, Inc. Continues Expansion to Increase Service to the East Coast

22 02 2018

CHINO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2018 -- Lollicup® USA, Inc. continues to expand and will open a new warehouse in the beginning of April in Avenel, New Jersey.  The new facility will be over 40,000 sq. ft., and was chosen because its central location will allow Lollicup to better service customers on the East Coast with faster delivery times, and ensure that they continue to receive superior customer service. Lollicup in the Hall of Fame for Inc. 5000 The new warehouse is only part of the national expansion of Lollicup.  They now have distribution centers in South Carolina, California, Texas, and Washington.  This is in addition to their manufacturing plant in Chino, California, and the 650,000 sq. ft. manufacturing plant that will open later this year in Rockwall, Texas. "It is important that we have superior customer service and the ability to deliver quickly to our customers nationwide.  This is why we are opening facilities throughout the nation and...

CarnoSyn® Partners with TEST Football Academy & Inner Armour® Sports Nutrition to Sponsor Top NFL Draft Candidates

22 02 2018

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How TriForce Tokens & Busca Todo Plan to Grow the Gaming Industry With Blockchain in Latin America

22 02 2018

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NewBrick by Dryvit Announces Endorsement Deal with PGA Tour Professional Brad Faxon

22 02 2018

WEST WARWICK, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dryvit Systems, Inc., the manufacturer of NewBrick and North America’s leading manufacturer of exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS), announced today that PGA Tour Professional Brad Faxon has signed an endorsement deal with Dryvit to promote NewBrick. Dryvit launched NewBrick in January 2017, offering architects, contractors, and building owners a breakthrough product that matches clay brick’s classic size and appearance while offering state-of-the-art engineering and lightweight technology to meet today’s building challenges. Faxon is an eight-time PGA tour winner who currently plays on the PGA Champions Tour, previously known as the PGA Senior Tour. He is also a current on-air golf analyst and commentator for FOX Sports. Faxon is a noted philanthropist, having created the Andrade-Faxon Charities for Children with fellow PGA Tour Pro Billy Andrade in 1990. The charity has donated more than $8 million dollars since its creation for needy...

Delta Dental of California and Affiliates Appoint Tony Verna as VP, Provider Services

22 02 2018

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Delta Dental of California and its affiliated companies today announced the appointment of Tony Verna as vice president, Provider Services. In his new role, Verna will be responsible for overseeing provider services and activities for the group of companies in 15 states and the District of Columbia. With 30 years of experience working with large local and national health plans, he most recently served as a consultant to major health plans such as TriWest, HealthNet, and Kaiser to assist in development of provider networks, operations, provider relations, business relationship development and resource optimization. Prior to that, Verna led and developed Blue Shield of California’s provider services operations group and was responsible for all aspects of provider services, including relationship-building and developing specialized provider networks in California. Verna holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of San Francisco. About...

Intersolar North America Connects Energy Innovators at Special Pavilions

22 02 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 22, 2018 -- Intersolar and ees North America 2018, the premier solar and energy storage events in North America, today announced two new California Pavilions, hosted in partnership with the California Solar & Storage Association (formerly CALSEIA), and an expanded Powerhouse Pavilion, hosted in partnership with Oakland-based incubator Powerhouse. The three exhibition pavilions provide a platform for emerging companies and promising start-ups to present new products and services. The pavilions underscore Intersolar North America and the co-located ees North America's commitment to delivering unparalleled information and networking opportunities that help move the North American market forward.   Now in its 11th year, Intersolar and ees North America have been the premier industry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and partners in the solar plus storage industries. As the first major solar and storage event...

Quarry House is the Heart of Wilder Community

22 02 2018

Press Release - updated: Feb 22, 2018 07:00 PST Orinda, CA, February 22, 2018 - Central to Wilder Orinda’s master-planned community of luxury estate-style homes, situated next to 1,300 acres of protected natural open space, is the Quarry House. The $8 million complex, built in the Spanish Colonial Revival style, represents the high level of quality at the Wilder development. The grand scope and scale of the Quarry House, its elegant architecture surrounded by sweeping views of unobstructed green hills, lush valleys and Mt. Diablo, includes generous social and recreational amenities available to Wilder residents, making it the heart of this extraordinary community. The Quarry House maintains a state-of-the-art competition pool, open to vast sky and rolling green scenery. A substantial outdoor patio with well-appointed furniture and built-in fireplaces make it a stylish and comfortable area for either quiet lounging or social gatherings. Its graceful architectural lines house a fully...

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