California Business

Kaplan Fox Files Class Action to Recover Losses for Investors Who Purchased OSI Systems, Inc. Common Stock

15 12 2017

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2017 -- Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) has filed a class action suit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against OSI Systems, Inc. ("OSI" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: OSIS), and certain of its senior officers.  The complaint alleges that Defendants violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder by the SEC, and is brought by Plaintiff on behalf of all persons and entities who purchased the common stock of OSI between August 21, 2013 and December 6, 2017, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The complaint further alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants "made materially false or misleading statements, and failed to disclose" material adverse facts about the Company's business, operations, and prospects.  "On December 6, 2017, Muddy Waters Research published a report on OSI entitled "OSIS: Rotten to...

Friends of the California State Fair launches 2018-19 Scholarship Program

15 12 2017

Sacramento, CA December 15, 2017 The Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program will award twenty-six scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 for the 2018 - 2019 academic year. The program offers 14 categories of scholarships with varying eligibility requirements. Categories include: agriculture, art, business, culinary/hospitality/event management, education and more. Applicants may only for one scholarship category of their choice per year and will be evaluated based on academics, community service, quality of essay and recommendations. Each year, the Friends of the California State Fair Student Scholarships helps students achieve their goals and realize their dreams by granting scholarships to a broad range of academic studies. “I am so grateful to be considered for the Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship. I believe my scholastic career shows me to be a driven and involved student who has a clear focus of my future and is taking advantage of all...

Trabalhadores do setor de abacaxi da Dole abrem centro comunitário graças à Fair Trade

15 12 2017

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Califórnia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A Dole Food Company e a Fair Trade USA anunciaram conjuntamente hoje a inauguração de dois novos centros comunitários próximos às fazendas Muelle e Bosque da Dole na Costa Rica. Tudo isso foi possível graças às compras da Fair Trade realizadas nas lojas da Whole Foods Market, que geram rendimento adicional para que trabalhadores agrícolas do setor de abacaxi invistam nos projetos de sua preferência. Os primeiros eventos nos dois novos centros ocorreram nos dias 5 e 6 de dezembro de 2017. Para obter a certificação da Fair Trade, as fazendas devem aderir a rigorosos padrões sociais, ambientais e econômicos. Uma vez certificadas, seus trabalhadores agrícolas passam a obter recursos de desenvolvimento comunitário adicionais diretamente com cada compra realizada. Eles então votam para escolher como utilizar o dinheiro para suprir suas necessidades. Esse benefício econômico direto é...

Los Trabajadores de Dole Pineapple Abren un Centro Comunitario Gracias a Fair Trade

15 12 2017

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dole Food Company y Fair Trade USA anunciaron hoy en forma conjunta la inauguración de dos nuevos centros comunitarios cerca de las granjas Muelle y Bosque de Dole en Costa Rica, que fue posible gracias a las adquisiciones que realizó Fair Trade en las tiendas de Whole Foods Market, lo que genera dinero adicional que los agricultores del sector de ananás pueden invertir en proyectos de su elección. Los eventos de puesta en marcha en los dos lugares se llevaron a cabo el 5 y 6 de diciembre de 2017. Para obtener la certificación de Fair Trade, las granjas deben cumplir con los rigurosos estándares sociales, ambientales y económicos. Una vez que obtienen la certificación, los agricultores reciben fondos de desarrollo comunitario adicionales con cada compra. Luego, realizan una votación sobre cómo utilizar el dinero para cubrir sus necesidades. Este beneficio económico directo es lo que realmente hace que Fair Trade sea único, y...

Almost Never Films, Inc. Announces the Start of Principal Photography for Faith-Based Feature "The Prayer Box" Starring Denise Richards

15 12 2017

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2017 -- Almost Never Films, Inc. (OTCQB: HLWD), a publicly traded independent film company based in Los Angeles, California, commenced principal photography of the faith-based motion picture "The Prayer Box". The project's cast includes Denise Richards, who appeared in films such as "Starship Troopers" (Starring Neil Patrick Harris and Clancy Brown), Wild Things (Starring Kevin Bacon and Bill Murray), and appeared as the Bond girl Dr. Christmas Jones in "The World Is Not Enough" (Starring Pierce Brosnan). The film also stars Reginald VelJohnson, who is known for his role as Sergeant Al Powell in "Die Hard" and "Die Hard 2" (Starring Bruce Willis) and as Carl Winslow on the ABC sitcom series Family Matters. "The Prayer Box" is Directed by Kevan Otto, who has an extensive resume in faith-based films. Some of his past movies include "Grace of God", "In the Name of God", and "Online". His most recent feature film "A Question of Faith" (Starring Richard T. Jones,...

I Accident Lawyer Reveals Safe Driving Tips for the Holiday Season

15 12 2017

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2017 -- During the holiday season, the roads are packed with drivers — which means accidents are more common than ever. In a new statement to the press, the auto accident lawyers from I Accident Lawyer share some tips for staying safe during Christmas time car travel."Make vehicle maintenance a top priority," says Robert Koenig, one car accident lawyer from the I Accident team. "Take care of your car and it will take care of you."Arranging an emergency preparedness kit is also recommended. "Our auto accident lawyers suggest packing jumper cables, a First Aid kit, some warm clothes, flashlights with batteries, water, non-perishable snacks and other necessities," comments Koenig.Knowing the route ahead of time is another important consideration. "Check ahead for traffic and road work and be aware of alternate routes — just in case."The car accident lawyers also call for basic, safe driving techniques. "Make sure you leave eight to 10 seconds in your...

UPDATE - Amalgamated Bank Announces Agreement to Acquire New Resource Bank

15 12 2017

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2017 -- Amalgamated Bank (“Amalgamated”) and New Resource Bancorp, the parent company of New Resource Bank ((OTC:NRBC); together, “New Resource”) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement by which Amalgamated will acquire New Resource for a total consideration of approximately $58.5 million, in a 100% stock consideration transaction for New Resource shareholders and the cash out of existing New Resource stock options. Under the terms of the agreement, New Resource shareholders will receive 0.0315 shares of Amalgamated common stock for each share of New Resource, or a purchase price of $9.67 per share. The acquisition of New Resource represents the opportunity to expand Amalgamated’s geographic presence to the San Francisco Bay Area as well as deepen its model of impact banking.The combined bank will create the largest values-based bank in the U.S., offering significant expansion in products and services, greater geographic scope, and increased...

Real Estate Acquisition Company Enters Into Agreement to Purchase a Real Estate Company in Los Angeles Including a Student Housing Property.

15 12 2017

BEVERLY HILLS, CA, Dec. 15, 2017 -- Hubilu Venture Corporation (the "Company") (OTC PINK: HBUV), a publicly traded real estate consulting, asset management and business acquisition company, which specializes in student housing income properties and development/business opportunities located near USC and the Metro stations within the Los Angeles area, announces that it has entered into an agreement to purchase a Beverly Hills real estate company including its real property asset. The company, Elowen Investments, LLC, includes a student housing property at 1109 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, which is located 1 block from the USC campus and a Los Angeles Metro/subway station. This property fits perfectly into Hubilu’s target market, being both in walking distance to the USC campus and the Metro/subway transportation system. The acquisition is subject to Elowen completing an audit of its financial statements and the parties expect the transaction to close in the 1st quarter of 2018. In addition,...

BFS Capital Names Former BankUnited Executive, Mary Harris, as Chief Marketing Officer

15 12 2017

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BFS Capital, a leading small business financing platform, announced today the hiring of Mary Harris as its Chief Marketing Officer. Harris formerly led marketing and public relations for BankUnited, a leading U.S. business bank headquartered in Miami-Lakes, Florida. Harris will join the BFS Capital senior leadership team and report to the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Michael Marrache. Harris brings over 25 years of experience to BFS Capital across financial services and retail sectors. For BankUnited, she helped to rebrand and position the company as a national commercial bank now listed as one of Forbes magazine’s “Best Banks in America.” At BFS Capital, Harris will be responsible for marketing, branding, advertising and public relations strategies as well as customer acquisition and loyalty. BFS Capital expects to generate a new annual high in originations in 2017. Since 2002, BFS Capital has extended over $1.7 billion in financing;...

I Accident Lawyer Reveals Safe Driving Tips for the Holiday Season

15 12 2017

The car accident lawyers at I Accident Lawyer share some tips for staying safe during holiday travel Press Release - updated: Dec 15, 2017 09:00 EST LOS ANGELES, December 15, 2017 - During the holiday season, the roads are packed with drivers — which means accidents are more common than ever. In a new statement to the press, the auto accident lawyers from I Accident Lawyer share some tips for staying safe during Christmas time car travel. “Make vehicle maintenance a top priority,” says Robert Koenig, one car accident lawyer from the I Accident team. “Take care of your car and it will take care of you.” Arranging an emergency preparedness kit is also recommended. “Our auto accident lawyers suggest packing jumper cables, a First Aid kit, some warm clothes, flashlights with batteries, water, non-perishable snacks and other necessities,” comments Koenig. Make vehicle maintenance a top priority. Robert Koenig, Car Accident Lawyer Knowing the route ahead of time is another...

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