TriCo Bancshares Enters San Francisco Bay Area With Acquisition of FNB Bancorp
12 12 2017
CHICO, Calif. & SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TriCo Bancshares (“TriCo”) (NASDAQ:TCBK) and FNB Bancorp (“FNB”) (NASDAQ:FNBG) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which TriCo, parent company of Tri Counties Bank, will acquire FNB, parent company of First National Bank of Northern California (“FNB NorCal”), in a stock transaction valued at approximately $315.3 million in aggregate, or $40.81 per share based on the closing price of TriCo’s common stock of $41.64 per share on December 8, 2017. The transaction extends Tri Counties Bank’s meaningful presence throughout Northern California into the San Francisco peninsula adding key growth markets and opportunities to serve customers in and around the Bay Area. The combination provides customers on the peninsula with access to a premier community banking franchise committed to the businesses, consumers and the communities it serves.
TriCo is headquartered in Chico, CA,...
AHF Hollywood Wellness Center Now Open Full Time, Welcomes Lonnie Calvin, NP
12 12 2017
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lonnie Calvin, NP to head its newest Wellness Center in Los Angeles, located at 1811 N. Western Ave. Calvin, a Stanford-educated licensed nurse practitioner who previously worked for Mission Hospice in Los Angeles County, officially begins her position today.
As AHF's largest Wellness Center west of the Mississippi River, the clinic is dedicated to AHF co-founder and AIDS activist Chris Brownlie and will offer free, confidential screenings for HIV, other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and provide linkage to medical care. Also known as the “Western on Wellness” Center, the clinic will be open for walk-ins on Monday to Friday, from 12 – 9PM. Current services at the Wellness Center in the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Doctor's Tower, located at 1300 N. Vermont Ave. Suite 407 will remain the same on Thursday and Friday...
Sanctions sought against supplement company's harassment campaign against law firm
11 12 2017
Enhanced Athlete, run by a convicted felon and a former attorney, urges customers to bully law firm into dropping lawsuits and offers sale as a reward
Enhanced Athlete’s egregious, illegal, and vexatious harassment “directly impacts the integrity of the judicial process ... which justifies the imposition of sanctions.””
— Attorney Robert Tauler
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, December 11, 2017 -- A Sacramento company accused of touting a fertilizer used in explosives for human consumption as a weight loss drug will have to persuade a judge in January to support its latest attempt to attack the plaintiff trying to stop the illegal practice.In a recent press release, one of Enhanced Athlete’s principals, convicted felon Scott Cavell called the lawsuit “frivolous” and accused the company and the lawyer seeking to put an end to the illegal sale and harmful use of DNP (dinitrophenol) of being engaged in a “shakedown” scheme.Phoenix-based Nutrition Distribution LLC,...
miRagen Therapeutics Presents New Interim Clinical Data Expanding on Previous Data Suggesting Positive Impact From Systemically Administered MRG-106 on Mycosis Fungoides Form of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma at 2017 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeti
11 12 2017
Nine of fourteen (64%) of patients treated for more than one month showed a 50% or greater improvement in total skin diseaseSeven patients have achieved at least a 50% improvement that has been durable for at least four monthsMRG-106 continued to be generally well-tolerated at all dose levels evaluated as of December 4, 2017Initiated dosing in three additional oncology indications including chronic lymphocytic leukemia, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma within the ongoing MRG-106 Phase 1 trialBOULDER, Colo., Dec. 11, 2017 -- miRagen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGEN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of RNA-targeted therapies, announced today new interim results from its ongoing Phase 1 clinical trial of MRG-106 in patients with the mycosis fungoides (MF) form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). The data are being presented at the 2017 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia,...
Flexion Therapeutics Announces Appointment of Scott Kelley, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer
11 12 2017
BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 11, 2017 -- Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:FLXN) today announced that Scott Kelley, M.D., has been named Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Kelley previously served as the company’s Vice President of Medical Affairs, and in his new role, he assumes responsibility for all medical matters at Flexion, including Medical Affairs, Clinical Research and Clinical Operations.“Scott has demonstrated a singular combination of rigor and creativity with respect to clinical trial design, clinical data analysis and the consideration of pipeline candidates, and he melds those skills with an innate ability to communicate ideas and data with passion and clarity,” said Michael Clayman, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Flexion. “Scott’s promotion reflects his impressive capabilities and accomplishments, and we look forward to his continued success in his expanded role at this critical juncture in the company’s evolution.”Prior to joining Flexion in May of 2016,...
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Team Kaliber Crowned Call of Duty World League Dallas Open Champions
11 12 2017
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The CWL Dallas Open culminated with Team Kaliber claiming the top-place finish during a fiercely competitive tournament in Call of Duty®: WWII. Teams Splyce, OpTic Gaming and FaZe Clan rounded out the top four spots to conclude the three-day competition at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.
CWL Dallas Open Champs Team Kaliber claimed the largest piece of the event’s $200,000 prize pool, as part of the new season’s $4.2 million prize pool, the largest in Call of Duty esports history.
”Team Kaliber winning CWL Dallas means everything to me. We’ve all been putting a lot of hard work in the last few years and I’ve had a chance to watch all my friends succeed in that time. I relive this moment through their eyes and now I’ve had my chance to win,” said Team Kaliber’s Lamar “Accuracy” Abedi after being named CWL Dallas Open MVP. “Thanks for all the fans in the crowd and watching online. This has been unbelievable.”
CPI Radant Technologies Division To Develop Wideband Radome For Military Aircraft
11 12 2017
PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 11, 2017 -- The Radant Technologies Division of Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) has been awarded an approximately $3 million contract to develop a satellite communications radome for a U.S. military airborne platform. The radome will be compatible with, and enable connectivity with, any wideband satellite communications system, including commercial Ku-band and Ka-band systems and military Ka-band Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) systems.
The design and implementation of this radome will be based on the patented design of a novel, quad-band satellite communications radome that CPI Radant Technologies Division first developed and demonstrated for a global communications company in 2014. Subsequently, it was included in the FAA-approved Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) received by that customer in 2016 and has been used to support in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) systems on commercial transport aircraft.
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Williams Homes and Presidio Residential Capital Begin Model Construction at Pacific Villas, Offering 47 Detached Condominium Homes in Baldwin Park, Calif.
11 12 2017
Centrally Located, Family-Friendly Gated Community Set to Open for Sale in April 2018
BALDWIN PARK, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 11, 2017) - Williams Homes and Presidio Residential Capital recently started model construction at Pacific Villas, a $28 million, 3.2-acre community offering 47 detached condominium homes in Baldwin Park, Calif. The neighborhood is expected to open for sale in April 2018.
"We can't wait to show home buyers these luxurious homes, which are carefully designed to accommodate busy families and professionals, in one of the most desirable areas of Los Angeles County," said Daniel Faina, vice president of sales and marketing for Williams Homes. "These homes offer top-of-the-line finishes from standard quartz kitchen countertops to Shaker cabinetry, in a child-friendly community with a tot lot and paseos."
The homes at Pacific Villas will offer three two- and three-story floor plans and range in size from 1,761 to 2,593 square feet. The gated community has prime access...
ITS Logistics hires Ryan Martin as new President of Warehouse & Distribution
11 12 2017
RENO, Nev., Dec. 11, 2017 -- ITS Logistics announces that Ryan Martin has joined its senior leadership team as President of Warehouse & Distribution. Martin will take over this growing division and continue ITS' reputation as one of the leading 3PL providers on the West Coast.
"I'm very excited to have Ryan join our executive team," said Greg Sanders, CEO of ITS Logistics. "He brings a ton of experience in traditional distribution services as well as e-commerce, and his smarts and energy bring tremendous value as we continue to expand in this space."
Martin has been in the logistics industry for almost 20 years, starting as an intern at the K-Mart Logistics Center in Reno, NV. Upon graduation with a BS in Business Administration and Logistics Management from the University of Nevada, Reno he joined JCPenney and soon became the youngest Senior Facility Manager in the company's history.
He was elevated to the corporate office as Sr. HR Manager of Associate Development,...
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