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First California Financial Group, Inc.
National Mercantile Posts Record 2005 Profits
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- National Mercantile Bancorp (Nasdaq:MBLA), the holding company for Mercantile National Bank and South Bay Bank, N.A., today reported record profits in 2005 with earnings up 107%, in the fourth quarter and 114% for the year. Solid loan growth and strong operating performance fueled the earnings growth during the year.
Grandson and Grandpa Debut New Poetry Collection - New Book Offers Poems of First-Grader and His Grandfather, a Seasoned Poet
WESTFIELD, N.J., Feb. 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- In a new poetry collection that offers two perspectives of the world, Paul and Papa, Innocence and Emotions: Poems for the Generations (now available through AuthorHouse), first-grader Paul L. Vernick's insight offers whimsical, yet inspiring views of life, while his grandfather, Harris "Cole" Vernick presents verses on years of experience.
WW Energy Inc.
WW Energy Announces Oil and Gas Drilling Plans for 2006
FARMINGTON, N.M., Feb. 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- WW Energy Inc. (Pink Sheets:WWNG) subsidiary, WW Oil & Gas Inc., today announced that comprehensive drill programs are being developed for full exploitation of its oil and gas properties located in the San Juan Basin. The San Juan Basin is the third largest gas producing area in the United States. It is estimated there are approximately 43,000 producing wells in the area with an additional 5,000 new wells per year coming on stream over the next 10 years.