California News

BTIS Announces Launch of New Online Commercial Auto Program

Rocklin, CA, August 18, 2016-  Builders & Tradesmen’s Insurance Services, Inc. (BTIS) is pleased to announce the launch of a new instant online quote Commercial Auto program, available in 30 states. “We’ve been committed to the small artisan contractor for …

Atlas General Insurance Services Named as One of the Best Places to Work in San Diego

San Diego, CA, August 17, 2016 – Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC (“Atlas”), has been named one of the Best Places to Work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal for the 6th consecutive year. Also included in …

Wildfire Destroys More than 100 Homes in Northern California

A wildfire stuck a Northern California town still recovering from a massive fire nearly a year ago, destroying more than 100 homes and forcing thousands to flee, authorities said Monday. Gusts kicked up flames on Sunday and the fire tore …

Arrowhead General Insurance Agency Redefines Tribal Program With New Name and Expanded Coverage

San Diego, CA, August 11, 2016 – Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc. (Arrowhead), one of the nation’s largest program administrators, has expanded and renamed its tribal insurance program. Formerly housed under subsidiary OnPoint Underwriting as the Program for Sovereign Indian …

Atlas General Insurance Services Named One of San Diego’s Fastest Growing Private Companies of 2016

San Diego, CA, August 4, 2016 – Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC  (“Atlas”), a full service program administrator, has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in San Diego in 2016 by the San Diego Business Journal. Each …

Investigation Faults Tesoro in Worker Injuries at California Refinery

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board said on Tuesday workers were injured in incidents between 2010 and 2014 at Tesoro Corp.’s San Francisco Bay-area refinery in Martinez, California because of a weak safety culture the company permitted to exist. “The safety …

Atlas General Insurance Services Announces New Online Workers’ Compensation Platform, GoQuote

San Diego, CA, August 3, 2016 – Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC (‘Atlas’), a national multi-line program administrator, announced the launch of GoQuote, a new online quoting system for managed workers’ compensation policies. The deployment of GoQuote provides brokers and …

California Wildfires Gut Homes, Force Evacuations

Thousands were forced to flee a wildfire burning in tinder-dry canyons in Southern California, authorities said. The fire has destroyed at least 18 homes in northern Los Angeles County. The blaze momentum two days after it broke out. About 300 …

Worldwide Facilities Wins 2016 AAMGA Marketing Award

Los Angeles, CA, July 19, 2016- Worldwide Facilities was chosen this year as a second-place winner of the 2016 AAMGA Marketing Award for its print marketing campaign. The award singles out exceptional advertising and communications campaigns in the insurance industry within a range …

California School District Didn’t Supervise Special Needs Boy, Lawsuit Says

A California mother has filed a second lawsuit against a school district, saying it failed to keep her special needs son safe even after losing the first lawsuit and agreeing to improve his supervision. The Bay Area New Group reports …