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Archived News Releases 2020 - 2021
Archived News Releases Pre-2019

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2023

Sf Business Times O Museum in The Mansion announces "Through the Looking Glass Exhibition Of Classic Children's Literature"
WASHINGTON, DC., November 20, 2023 -  O Museum in The Mansion and London-based Robert James Studio are thrilled to announce the "Through the Looking Glass Exhibition," a captivating showcase of unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll's beloved book series and an array of classic children's literature favorites.
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Olympic Club FoundationToday's Children are Tomorrow's Leaders.
NEW SPORTS FOR THE SUMMER OLYMPICS, BROUGHT TO YOU BY BOB DYLAN.
 By Gary Tobin – November 2023
In 1964, when Bob Dylan wrote “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” it’s unlikely that he was thinking about the Summer Olympic Games. Flash forward to 2024 (and 2028), and his words look more prescient than anyone could reasonably have expected.
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Tasi BankTasi Bank debuts banking services for cannabis growers and dispensaries
Tasi Bank President Dave Joves said the bank will begin taking deposits and lending to growers, retailers and others in the cannabis industry.  By Mark Calvey – Senior Reporter, San Francisco Business Times., August 14, 2023
San Francisco-based Tasi Bank said Monday that it’s now offering banking services to key segments of the cannabis industry such as growers and dispensaries that have largely been cut off from banking services due to federal laws making cannabis an illegal drug.
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Tasi BankTASI ® Bank Study Reveals Business Community Attitudes Regarding Economy
Marked Differences Between Northern/Southern California.  SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2023 - -(Yahoo Finance)--TASI ® Bank today announced the results of a comprehensive study conducted in conjunction with the San Francisco Business Times that measured the confidence levels of small and medium-sized about economic conditions in Northern and Southern California.

While participants shared many common apprehensions, significant differences existed between the Northern and Southern California respondents’ opinions.
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Tasi BankTASI® Bank Hits Milestone With $500 Million in Total Assets
San Francisco-based Business Bank Caps Decade of Growth In 1st Quarter of 2023.  SAN FRANCISCO, May 11, 2023 - -(BUSINESS WIRE)--TASI® Bank (www.tasi.bank) today announced that it exceeded $500 million in total assets at the end of the first quarter of 2023.

Dave Joves, TASI Bank president who joined the single-branch financial institution in 2011, attributed the growth to various factors: "We have always directed our efforts to support small and medium-sized businesses who, though successful, have found larger regional or national banks uninterested in working with them.
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TOBIN & Associates Relocates To Sonoma from Marin County
Communications/Marketing Firm Has Clients in SF Bay Area and Washington DC. Sonoma
May 16, 2023.

Over the past 43 years, Jan David Winitz, founder and president of Claremont Rug Company, has built a global business from a base that initially served only a small number of clients in Northern California. How he developed a company that now places art-level antique Oriental rugs with clients in over 50 countries on a six continents is the product of thoroughly knowing his market, intimately understanding the needs of his client base, and concentrating his efforts on what makes his business a rich resource for those he serves.
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Ceo TodayClaremont Rug Company
An Interview with Global Art Dealer Jan David Winitz. Published in CEO Today Magazine — UK.  Over the past 43 years, Jan David Winitz, founder and president of Claremont Rug Company, has built a global business from a base that initially served only a small number of clients in Northern California. How he developed a company that now places art-level antique Oriental rugs with clients in over 50 countries on a six continents is the product of thoroughly knowing his market, intimately understanding the needs of his client base, and concentrating his efforts on what makes his business a rich resource for those he serves.
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2022

NewsweekRosa Parks Beyond the Bus
By HH Leonards , December 1, 2022 -  In my mind's eye, every day should be Rosa Parks Day because of who she was, what she stood for, what she believed in, and how she treated people. From the day that I met her, she was always more than people remember her for, yet she remained grateful for all she had until the day that she passed.
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Los Angeles Business JournalTASI Bank expands into Southern California
By Mark Calvey, September 27, 2022 -  Tasi Bank said Monday that it has expanded operations into Southern California, with plans to eventually have a physical presence there.

The bank is expanding into Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego with the relocation of Jesus H. Leon Guerrero, who is a member of the bank’s founding family. He joined the bank in 2012 after working in the trading department of Fisher Investments. Tasi Bank President Dave Joves joined the bank in 2011.
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Washingtonian Magazine Considering History: Juneteenth, Rosa Parks, and Finding Inspiration in Our Hardest Histories
June 20, 2022 - For this year’s Juneteenth commemorations, a new documentary and a just-published book on the life and legacy of Rosa Parks together exemplify that goal of finding inspiration in our most painful histories.
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Washingtonian Magazine How Rosa Parks Befriended a DC Hotel Owner
June 6, 2022 -  In 1994, Rosa Parks was assaulted in her Detroit home by a man who broke in and stole $53. The civil-rights pioneer, 81 at the time, wanted privacy while she recuperated, and a friend found her a room at DC’s Mansion on O Street, which has a “hero-in-residence” program that sometimes provides free rooms to people who serve others.
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Authority Magazine PR Pros: Gary Tobin Of TOBIN & Associates On The 5 Things You Need To Create A Highly Successful Career As A Public Relations Pro
May 5, 2022 -  Read, study, research, call, email, and generally be proactive. You almost never get something if you’re not in the position to ask for it and then do. Before I approach a person or company, I do all the research that seems reasonable. I look to find if I have any connection with the individual that I am approach or someone in the company or something in someone’s background that we might have in common. The search is more than cursory and less than in depth. What I want is enough to strike up and continue a conversation. And I don’t expect every interaction with someone to produce a direct result. I try to avoid being a transactional PR person.
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Mansion On O Rosa Parks. BEYOND THE BUS. Life, Lessons, and Leadership by H. H. LEONARDS.
February 28, 2022 -  Rosa Parks Beyond the Bus: Life, Lessons, and Leadership is a collection of inspiring and instructive memories compiled from the decade that Mrs. Parks was a guest in author H.H. Leonard’s Washington, DC home. During those years, Mrs. Leonards was able to know the heart, mind, and spirit of the woman who refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama city bus on December 1, 1955.
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Sf Business Times Claremont Rug Company Reports Unprecedented Growth in 2021
OAKLAND, Calif., January 30, 2022 -  Claremont Rug Company (www.claremontrug.com) today announced unprecedented international growth in 2021 as well as robust gains in overall sales for the most elite 19th-century antique Oriental pieces woven during the Second Golden Age of Persian Weaving (ca. 1800 to ca 1910).
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Claremont Rug Company Reports Unprecedented Growth in 2021
OAKLAND, Calif., January 26, 2022 -  Claremont Rug Company (www.claremontrug.com) today announced unprecedented international growth in 2021 as well as robust gains in overall sales for the most elite 19th-century antique Oriental pieces woven during the Second Golden Age of Persian Weaving (ca. 1800 to ca 1910).
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Rosa Parks Beyond the Bus: Life, Lessons, and Leadership
WASHINGTON, DC - January 1, 2022 -  Rosa Parks Beyond the Bus: Life, Lessons, and Leadership is a collection of inspiring and instructive memories compiled from the decade that Mrs. Parks was a guest in author H.H. Leonards' Washington, DC home. During those years, Mrs. Leonards was able to know the heart, mind, and spirit of the woman who refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama city bus on December 1, 1955.
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