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Exiled Afghan Artist Paints Without Arms or Legs – Inspires Hero Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Robaba Mohammadi, Afghanistan's most famous artist, who paints with her mouth due to a birth defect which denies her the use of her limbs, is reacting to the Taliban's recent takeover of her homeland by building a movement to honor Heroes everywhere, and seeks assistance from those who share her goals with the Robaba Art and Cultural Center.

E-commerce AI Leader Fanplayr Announces Strategic Appointments to Support Growth in US and APAC

PALO ALTO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Fanplayr, a leader in SaaS and online behavioral personalization, announced the hiring of Jack Hallahan as Vice President of Sales for the U.S.; David Ticconi as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand; and promoted Mariano Tripiciano to Managing Director of the Americas.

Bullying Prevention Month: Tackling Bullying is a Matter of Life and Death

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Bullying is a serious, often life-threatening issue. For Bullying Prevention Month, the Church of Scientology International shares the story of a humanitarian who found a simple way to change the culture of bullying to one of compassion. Rock for Human Rights (R4HR) launched its "30 Days-30 Rights" human rights school concert tour across America.

The World’s Largest Drive-Through Animated Light Show Is Coming to Southern California

ARCADIA, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- World of Illumination - the producer of the world's largest drive-through animated light show - is unveiling a brand new theme park called Reindeer Road in Arcadia, California. Slated to open November 17 at Santa Anita Park, the show's construction is already underway and presale tickets are now on sale.

Vallejo Wash N Dry’s Wash For A Cause Wednesday Supports Vallejo’s Cooper Elementary School – Fundraising For Student Reading Materials

VALLEJO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Vallejo Wash N Dry, a local leading laundromat, is hosting Wash For A Cause Wednesday to raise funds for Cooper Elementary School in Vallejo. The event will be held on October 27, 2021 from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the laundromat.

America’s Crypto Church giving away 1,500 pounds of cannabis to boost membership (where legal)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- This isn't your normal church bake sale, more like "Baked Sale." Temple420.org tries a unique membership drive method. Hoping that people would gravitate towards their message of hope in the End Times and join the organization less than 100 people subscribed to their YouTube channel. The for-profit church has yet to sell many NFTs as hoped. Now, they are trying gifting cannabis to new members.

South Bay-based Parents Network Rebrands as Local Anchor with National Expansion Underway

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- South Bay Mommies & Daddies, a popular Los Angeles area community platform for parents that boasts nearly 8,000 members, is rebranding and expanding as Local Anchor after being selected for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program.

iMobie Announces AnyMirror to Mirror Phone and Tablet Screens with Synchronized Audio in High-quality without Delay

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- iMobie Inc., an innovator dedicated to enhancing software technology in the consideration of users' convenience in digital life for more than 10 years, released a fantastic mirroring application - AnyMirror. This tool enables users to mirror Android & iOS screens, audio, cameras, and microphones and stream as many devices simultaneously with different content as they need.

Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale present their Return to the Stage with the annual Holiday POPS Spectacular!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra announces their Return to the Stage with the "Holiday POPS Spectacular" on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 8pm in the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, CA. Celebrate the holiday season with Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, and the Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale with a festive performance of timeless holiday film music, traditional favorites, special guests, and snow!

A New Sports Apparel Brand for Sneakerheads called Sneakerhabbit is a must-have and the Hoodies are Phenomenal

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Founder and CEO of Sneakerhabbit, Leon Fontaine had always dreamt of creating an apparel line for avid lovers of sneakers. Leon has been deeply involved in the fashion industry for years and has worked with renowned iconic brands like Kanye West, Ed Hardy, Saint Laurent, and Giorgio Armani This has kept his passion alive and has been a form of training leading up to the realization of his own dream.

America’s First Church of Crypto Currency – Temple 420 in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- "I think it is the church's job to look out for our follower's spiritual and financial well-being during this challenging time of global upheaval and Let's Go Brandon! Temple 420 shares what we sincerely think and hopefully, the lives of people who listen to us are better for it," says Temple 420 founder Craig X Rubin.

Transgender Actress Hera Anderson Stars in Upcoming Film ‘The Black Rose’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 3Films Entertainment has made an official disclosure, confirming that star actress and writer Hera Anderson will play the leading role in their highly anticipated LGBT short film "The Black Rose." At the helm of the production of the LGBT short film "The Black Rose" is Alexander Kurbonov as the Production Manager. Also boarding as the director is Sinan Yalvac.

Negotiations for sanitation workers In Orange County make progress as the threat of strike looms

ORANGE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Over 1,100 sanitation workers in Orange County, CA are bargaining for a new contract for residential, commercial, and government waste removal services. Over the last 40 years, Teamsters Local 396 has bargained contracts that initially fought back against the poverty jobs created during the initial privatization and contracting out of public sanitation services.

Lender Price Receives Strategic Investment Led by Argentum to Support Rapid Growth

PASADENA, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Lender Price, a leading provider of cloud-based mortgage pricing and digital lending solutions, announced today that it has received a strategic investment led by Argentum with participation from First Analysis and existing investor Costner Lake Investments. The investment will further accelerate Lender Price's rapid growth by supporting product development, sales & marketing, and customer service capabilities.

MCT Deepens MSR Expertise with Hire of Azad Rafat

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced today that Azad Rafat has joined the company as the new Senior Director of MSR Services.

Vistamar School Opens New Viking Commons

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- As students look for connection after months of pandemic induced isolation, Vistamar School, an independent college preparatory day school serving grades 9-12, announced the official opening of the Viking Commons, a new gathering space and commercial kitchen providing a nutritious lunch to the entire school community every day, at no daily charge.

Pop Warner’s Southern California Conference Hosts 2021 Championship at So-Fi Stadium

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Southern California Conference (SCC) of Pop-Warner Football & Cheer announced today that it will host its annual Championship at So-Fi Stadium. It will be the first youth sports organization to play in the new Los Angeles So-Fi Stadium.

Temple 420, cannabis sanctuary, censored on social media after Joe Rogan posts Freedom speech to Twitter

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The only known church Joe Rogan attended as an adult suddenly experienced censorship after he posted a Freedom video to Twitter. "Joe was at the physical Temple twice before attending the very first service with Eddie Bravo and Kevin Booth," said founder Craig X Rubin. "Having only 23 followers on YouTube we didn't expect to be censored. We're not sure if it has something to do with us mentioning Joe, or just a sign of the times."

DocMagic Unveils eSign 3.0, Enhancing Remote Notary and eClosing Capabilities

TORRANCE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully compliant loan document preparation, automated regulatory compliance, and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced the official launch of its eSign 3.0 platform. The enhancements to the mortgage industry's preeminent eSigning platform introduce new tools and features designed to enable lenders to easily facilitate remote online notarization (RON) for paperless eClosings.

European Court of Human Rights Affirms Freedom of Religion or Belief of Russian Scientologist

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has once again affirmed the rights of Scientologists in Russia to practice their religion based on Article 9 of the ECHR Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, announced the Church of Scientology International.

International Businessman, Kofi Nartey, Takes on Role as Brand Ambassador for New Award-Winning Armagnac Brandy, Cardinal Du Four

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Cardinal du Four, 21 Rébellion, a flagship spirit for the Armagnac world and the modern connoisseur's answer to Cognac, has partnered with international businessman, Kofi Nartey, as its first brand ambassador. After hosting several successful events together, the Armagnac maker and the Beverly Hills based real estate broker saw the alignment and knew a partnership was inevitable.

Galway Holdings Announces Formal Close of MAI Capital Management Deal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Galway Holdings ("Galway") today announced its investment in MAI Capital Management, LLC ("MAI") has officially closed. Retaining the MAI Capital Management name, the firm now operates as a part of the Galway Companies.

Trion Properties Launches Third Fund; Targets $175-200 Million in Buying Power Focused on Southeast and Western Multifamily Properties

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Trion Properties, a private equity real estate firm based in West Hollywood, California and Miami, Florida specializing in value-add multifamily investments, has announced the launch of Trion Multifamily Opportunity Fund III, LLC, its third investment fund vehicle.

E-commerce AI Leader Fanplayr Says Businesses Must Adapt to New Privacy Restrictions for 2021 Holiday Season

PALO ALTO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Fanplayr, the global leader for e-commerce intelligence solutions, including a patent for Segmentation as a Service, urges businesses to prepare now for tech changes that will impact holiday sales during this pivotal year particularly with Deloitte forecasting an 11 to 15% increase in 2021 holiday e-commerce sales.

Join the Scientology Network in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually September 15-October 15 to honor the history, culture and contribution of American citizens and residents whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. And what better way to do so than with a visit to the Scientology Network on DIRECTV Channel 320, streaming on Scientology.tv, mobile apps and via the Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV platforms.

Upstart California museum acquires mythic ad characters

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Valley Relics Museum of Van Nuys, California, has acquired a collection of 3,000 advertising characters once housed in the galleries of the Museum of Modern Mythology in San Francisco, founder Tommy Gelinas announced today.

AAPI Toastmaster to Host The 2021 Los Angeles Congress of Neighborhoods

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Asian American Toastmaster Judy Thang has been selected to host the opening session of the 2021 Los Angeles Congress of Neighborhoods. This year, the theme of the event will be "Leading Change Together," Toastmasters District 52 announced today.

Compassion Prison Project and CA Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris Raise ACE Awareness in CA Prison

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Compassion Prison Project (CPP) piloted its innovative new series "Trauma Talks," an educational video program with accompanying workbook this week. CPP's mission is to create trauma-informed prisons and communities by bringing trauma awareness education and proven healing modalities to the men and women living and working in prison.

Mortgage Coach introduces integration with LoanSense to help federal student loan holders become homeowners and increase purchase power

CORONA, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage Coach, the industry's leading platform enabling mortgage lenders to create digital and accurate home loan options for consumers, today announced its partnership with LoanSense, an online student loan advisor that helps federal student loan holders enroll in affordable repayment and forgiveness plans.

Scientology Network Shares Solutions on International Day of Peace

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- On International Day of Peace, September 21, a full day of programming on the Scientology Network showcases solutions to create a more peaceful world. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights calls on those who cherish freedom to "strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms."

Social Activist AM Davies Introduces New BIPOC Hosts to Share the Mic on Her ‘Yes, a Stripper’ Podcast

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- An iconic veteran of Hollywood's nightlife scene, AM Davies (AMD) has been working with and advocating for dancers and workers within the sex community for nearly two decades. She is the Secretary of Strippers United (formerly Soldiers of Pole), an organization which works to unionize dancers and has hosted her podcast, "Yes, a Stripper" Podcast (YAS Podcast) for the past year and a half as an educational resource for inquiring listeners.

Los Angeles-Based Minority Director, Lakpathy Wijesekara’s Feature Film ‘Free By Noon’ To Hit Theaters In October

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Los Angeles-based, Sri Lankan filmmaker, Lakpathy Wijesekara's latest feature film "Free By Noon" starring John Eisen, Raechel Wong, Justine Herron and Melissa Howell will be theatrically released in Los Angeles from October 15 to October 21, 2021 at the Laemmle theater in Glendale.

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing releases business book by navy captain-turned-entrepreneur Gene Moran

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the second book by entrepreneur Gene Moran, founder and president of the consulting firm Capitol Integration. "Make Your Move: Charting Your Post-Military Career" (ISBN 978-1-951407-79-7) synthesizes Moran's experiences.

MAGLITE and Trekin Outdoors! Partner to Encourage the Adventurous Outdoor Lifestyle and Use of MAGLITE Products During Those Adventures

ONTARIO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- MAGLITE and Trekin outdoors! have formed a partnership which will highlight the outdoor adventures of the Trekin Outdoors! team and will include the generous use of Trekin Outdoors! footage in the MAGLITE social media and offer fans of Trekin Outdoors! the chance to win MAGLITE products.

Beyond Baroque Announces Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund

VENICE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Beyond Baroque, one of the nation's leading independent Literary Arts Centers, has announced the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund. The fund, named in honor of Beyond Baroque alumna and U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman, will provide $10,000 to young poets of color.