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Unprecedented Convergence of Earthquake and Hurricane Shakes the Golden State



Unprecedented Convergence of Earthquake and Hurricane Shakes the Golden State

As people across Southern California braced for Hurricane Hilary, an unexpected and rare natural phenomenon struck – a magnitude 5.1 earthquake, according to, now colloquially referred to as the “Hurriquake.”

The earthquake’s epicenter was located about 4.34 miles southeast of Ojai, northwest of Los Angeles, and was felt across Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties. The hashtag #hurriquake soon began trending on social media, capturing the public’s astonishment at this extraordinary occurrence.

Though the earthquake did not cause significant structural damage, it left residents and emergency responders scrambling. The hurricane, initially a major concern, has since been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone.

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass announced that over 100 fire stations were inspecting buildings for potential damage. In a reassuring tweet, Ms. Bass confirmed no initial reports of structural damage or injuries caused by the earthquake.

Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones told NBC News that having an earthquake near Ojai was “interesting,” marking the “first time we’ve had a five since 1932 in exactly this location, and even within the Ventura basin.” She also warned that more aftershocks, some greater than magnitude-3.0, were likely in the coming days.

The quake’s timing, coinciding with post-tropical cyclone Hilary, left many residents uncertain about where to seek shelter. Videos from inside supermarkets showed items falling from shelves, and social media was flooded with accounts of panic and confusion.

Meanwhile, the National Hurricane Service warned of life-threatening to locally catastrophic flooding, mudslides, and landslides due to the “ongoing and historic” amount of rain caused by the storm.

California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency across most of Southern California, deploying more than 7,500 troops to assist in storm preparations. Evacuations were carried out in San Bernardino county due to intense rainfall, and Ventura county faced warnings of life-threatening flooding after almost two inches of rain fell within two hours.

The storm’s impact was felt even in arid desert areas, leading to flash flooding as the ground struggled to absorb the water. Parts of Death Valley, notorious for its extreme temperatures, were flooded by intense rainfall.

Tropical storms are unusual in the area, and CBS News reporter Jason Allen described the storm as “absolutely unprecedented.” Many residents were left bewildered by the weather event, with one man remarking, “I live in the desert. I’m not supposed to be doing this.”

The confluence of these two natural phenomena has left California residents shaken and emergency responders vigilant. The rare occurrence of a hurricane and earthquake striking simultaneously serves as a stark reminder of nature’s unpredictable power and the importance of preparedness and resilience.

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PracticePro 365™ Announces Engagement Letter Automation for Practice Management



WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — PracticePro 365™ helps CPA and other professional services firms across the country improve their productivity, grow revenue, and visualize their data from its unified Microsoft cloud platform. PracticePro 365 is pleased to announce its newest feature, Engagement Letter Automation, streamlining communications to new and existing clients from within the PracticePro 365 platform.

Accurate and appropriately tailored client engagement letters are critical to allow CPA firms to communicate key understandings with their clients based on the nature and scope of services to be provided. Creating, sending, tracking, and storing engagement letters is typically a manual process requiring numerous layers of review to ensure they comply with firm and professional standards. With Engagement Letter Automation, PracticePro 365 automates the engagement letter process to remove those issues to increase the accuracy and efficiency for both firms and their clients.

Features of Engagement Letter Automation include:

  • Generating engagement letters either one-by-one or in mass utilizing selected templates
  • Seamlessly sending client engagement letters automatically via e-signature or e-mail
  • Creating editable engagement letter templates to ensure engagement and firm specific language is consistently incorporated into each client engagement letter, no matter the nature of the engagement or the scope of work.
  • Storing engagement letters natively within PracticePro 365
  • Utilizing an approval processing workflow

“We purposely built PracticePro 365 on the secure, cloud-based Microsoft Dynamics platform to take advantage of the Microsoft ecosystem and enable innovations such as Engagement Letter Automation without using API’s or other third-party integrations,” said Steve Templeton

, the founder and president of PracticePro 365, LLC. “The result creates a significant time and cost savings to our PracticePro 365 user base.”

For more information about Engagement Letter Automation, please contact Tadgh Spradlin, Director of Sales and Client Development, [email protected].

About PracticePro 365

PracticePro 365 is the all-in-one, cloud-based practice management software suite for CPA firms. We combine deep industry and process expertise with our custom developed software, to enable growth and innovation for our clients. With over 30 years of experience in professional services, PracticePro 365 serves customers across all industries, providing tools to optimize resources, improve cash flow and plan for the future, so less time is spent managing and more time is spent on business growth. To see how PracticePro 365 can help your firm, visit us at

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Worried About iOS 17 Compatibility? Tenorshare Software Is Now Compatible with iOS 17



Worried About iOS 17 Compatibility? Tenorshare Software Is Now Compatible with iOS 17

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Apple recently launched the latest iOS 17 with several new features. But users are concerned about iOS 17 compatibility, management, and repair. Tenorshare, as an updated smartphone solutions provider, offers a range of iOS 17 compatible solutions.

Image Caption: Tenorshare iOS17 Promotion.

Tenorshare Has Updated All Its Software to Be Fully Compatible With iOS 17

“Does Tenorshare work with iOS 17? To answer this question, Tenorshare software has been updated to ensure full compatibility with iOS 17. Moreover, Tenorshare iOS 17 & iPhone 15 Sale has been launched,” says Mike Lee, CEO of Tenorshare. These include ReiBoot, UltData, 4uKey, iCareFone, WhatsApp Transfer, and iAnyGo, aimed at assisting users in managing and resolving various iOS-related issues. Let’s check out what more iOS 17 compatible products Tenorshare offers!

What Products Have Updated to Be Compatible With iOS 17?

  • Tenorshare ReiBoot – Reliable iOS 17 System Repair Tool

ReiBoot fixes various iOS issues, updates iOS 17 Beta and downgrades it without jailbreaking. It also repairs macOS, resets iOS devices, and resolves iTunes errors.

  • Tenorshare UltData – iPhone 15 Data Recovery Software

UltData can retrieve deleted data from iOS devices, iTunes backups, and iCloud. It works with 35+ file types and supports backup and restore of WhatsApp, LINE, Viber, WeChat, and Kik.

  • Tenorshare 4uKey – Unlock Screen Lock/MDM/Screen Time

4uKey can remove the screen lock, passcodes, Touch ID, Face ID, and Screen Time passcodes from iOS devices. It can help bypass MDM screen and remove MDM profile.

  • Tenorshare iAnyGo – Change GPS Location without Root

iAnyGo helps spoof your iOS or Android device location

with one click and controls movement using a GPS joystick. It can create custom routes by importing/exporting GPX files, works with all location-based apps.

  • Tenorshare iCareFone – Manage Your iOS Devices Easier Than Ever

iCareFone can manage content on your iOS device, download region-locked apps, and perform smart data backups for free. It can transfer media between your device and iTunes, and can restore backups anytime.

  • Tenorshare iCareFone Transfer – Best WhatsApp Transfer/Backup/Restore

iCareFone Transfer can selectively move WhatsApp data between Android and iOS 17, including iOS 17 devices, without data loss. It can also restore WhatsApp backup from Google Drive and iCloud.

  • Tenorshare 4MeKey – Remove iCloud Activation Lock Easily

4MeKey can bypass iCloud activation lock on iOS 17 without a password or Apple ID. After bypassing the activation lock, it can remove your iCloud account, Apple ID, Find My device, and sign in with a new Apple ID.


About Tenorshare:

With the launch of iOS 17, concerns about compatible software for device management and issue resolution arise. Fortunately, Tenorshare offers a range of iOS 17-compatible software to address these concerns. As a dedicated smartphone solution provider, Tenorshare keeps its solutions up-to-date, ensuring iOS and Android users can seamlessly navigate the latest operating systems worry-free.

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News Source: Tenorshare Co. Ltd.

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Eric Wittman Appointed as CEO of VSCO



SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VSCO, the trusted photo & video editor for premium presets, quality tools, and the creative community is proud to announce the appointment of Eric Wittman as its new CEO, effective immediately. Alongside this transition, Joel Flory, VSCO’s co-founder, will take on the role of Executive Chairman of the Board and Founder, while Greg Lutze will continue as Chief Experience Officer, co-founder and Board Member.

Flory and Lutze, the visionary co-founders of VSCO, embarked on a journey over twelve years ago to create a platform for creators, by creators. Today, VSCO boasts a vibrant global community comprising over 200 million creators worldwide. As the needs of this diverse community evolve, VSCO is taking a significant step forward by promoting Eric Wittman to lead the organization as CEO.

Eric Wittman’s wealth of experience leading companies and growing new categories will further accelerate VSCO’s ability to adapt to creators’ ever-changing needs and expectations today.

Wittman has spent the past two years as President of VSCO. He brings three decades of executive and operational leadership to VSCO and has worked across the creative and technology space, having been the COO at Figma, general manager at Atlassian, CEO of a music tech company Songbird, and holding senior positions at Adobe.

The timing of this transition aligns with VSCO’s robust growth and expansion of its product offerings, in line with its ambitious five-year vision.

“There has never been a better and more challenging time to be a creator today and with continued transformation ahead for the creator economy, we could not be more thrilled to have Eric Wittman leading VSCO as CEO,” said Joel Flory, co-founder and executive chairman of VSCO. “As part of our plan put in motion five years ago, we’re thrilled to be making this transition from a position of strength and honored to continue building for the next generation of creators under Eric’s leadership.”

“I am honored to lead VSCO and build on its legacy of empowering creators,” said Wittman. “Together with the incredible team at VSCO, we will continue to build new creative products, further enrich our thriving creator community, and surface ways to help creators make a living from their skills and work.”

VSCO looks forward to this exciting new chapter and the opportunities it will bring to serve its community of creators better.

About VSCO
VSCO is the trusted photo & video editor for premium presets, quality tools, and creative community. We nurture creativity so you can make it. In 2011, Founders Joel and Greg set out to create a photo and video editing app that combines premium quality editing filters and tools, thoughtful curation, and a diverse community for creative professionals. From day one, VSCO’s mission has been to nurture the creative journey from start to finish and inspire creators to realize their vision. Along the way, we’ve built a vibrant platform of creators worldwide who continue to inspire us and our evolution. We believe that creators can do anything with the right creative tools, inspiring resources, and a supportive community.

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