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California Budget $1.8M Error Will Kill Gold Mining Industry, says Gold Pan California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, is bustling with suction dredge gold miners who are anxiously seeking a last-minute deletion of a math mistake in the current State Budget battle. ‘This is a new financial disaster headed straight to the heart of the Golden State,’ says owner Mike Dunn.

Attorney General Jerry Brown: California Gold Mining Program Solvent – Legislature on Eve of Killing Industry over $1.8M Math Mistake

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, is bustling with suction dredge gold miners who are anxiously trying to get information about what is going on in Sacramento. ‘This is a new financial disaster headed straight to the heart of the Golden State,’ says owner Mike Dunn.

California Budget Committee Attempts to Prohibit Gold Mining Science, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop in the Bay Area, has been building inventory of gold mining equipment in anticipation of the season re-opening in November. That anticipation is quickly fading and scorn for the California Legislature is taking its place, for owner Mike Dunn. Pointing to a hefty 1,500-page scientific report, Dunn declares ‘The Legislature is trying to prohibit the science from being published. This is an arrant betrayal of the public trust!’

California Legislature Fails to Check Math: Proposed Gold Mining Budget Cut of $1.8 Million Increases Deficit by $23 Million, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, has been building inventory of gold mining equipment in anticipation of the season re-opening in November. Pointing to a simple desk calculator, owner Mike Dunn cringes, ‘Can you believe the budget committees have made such a stellar math mistake?’

Golden State Legislature Poised to Kill Gold Mining Industry on Eve of New Regulations, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop, has been looking forward to the relief of November like salve applied to a burn. Owner Mike Dunn’s anticipation of relief was suddenly diverted 2 weeks ago, when the California Legislature began shuffling last minute trailer budget bill language which, if passed, will kill the suction gold mining industry and cost the Golden State $23 to $70 Million annually.

SET Personal Marketing Reviews the Current Job Market and Offers 3 Ways to Overcome Its Downfalls

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With unemployment rates hanging at a steady 9 percent, job hunting continues to be a daunting task for the unemployed. However, SET Personal Marketing, a firm that specializes in helping professionals find work or change careers, offers advice to job seekers on how to land a job, despite these tough economic times.

Colorado Author Helps You Manage Your Personal Brand to Attract Opportunity

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lida Citroen, a personal branding expert and principal of LIDA360, LLC, a branding and marketing firm, announces the release of her book, ‘Reputation 360: Creating Power Through Personal Branding’ (ISBN: 978-0-9831690-0-0, Palisades Publishing, 2011). The book takes you through Citroen’s process for identifying, developing and disseminating a strong personal brand in order to attract opportunities of all kinds.

Psychologist Offers Essential Tips for Parents on and Before Prom Night

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While prom night is a cultural right of passage, every year teens die, or injure themselves or others drinking and participating in high risk behavior. Peter Favaro, Ph.D., who manages a child and teen psychology practice called Tribeca Kid Coach, offers words of advice for parents as we approach prom season.

Long-Term Care Insurance Pioneer Lays Out Path for Bold Growth of His Industry

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the long-term care insurance (LTCi) sales field, business has been pretty flat for the past few years. But that can change dramatically ‘if we’re willing to reinvent ourselves,’ said Cameron Truesdell of LTCFP in a keynote speech at the 2011 National LTCi Producers Summit.

The New Graduate Job Network Uncovers How Creating a Personal Marketing Plan Can Help Recent Grads Get Ahead

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Similar to any company who is about to market a new product, a personal marketing plan can cut job hunting time in half and save you money. According to the experts at The New Graduate Job Network, a personal marketing firm specializing in helping recent graduates find jobs, entering a job search with a good game plan can often mean the difference between landing your next great job and remaining unemployed after graduation.

SET Personal Marketing Reveals How Developing Positive Chemistry Can Help You Succeed in a Job Interview

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In order for an interview to turn into a good offer, SET Personal Marketing, a firm specializing in helping professionals find work or change careers, advises that it should be far more than just a question-and-answer session. One strategy Robert J. Gerberg, Chairman of SET Personal Marketing, suggests is to develop a positive chemistry right at the start.

Newly Unemployed? Holding Off on the Job Search Can Greatly Diminish Chances of Finding a Job, Study by ERI Personal Marketing Shows

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s job market, the waiting game is a game most can’t afford to play. Those seeking a job in a stagnant economy must act quickly and aggressively. ‘Even in difficult times, employers believe good talent doesn’t last long in the market. So job seekers can give themselves a week or two at most, then they have to get into action,’ Robert J. Gerberg, chairman of ERI, said.

Job Expert Bob J. Gerberg Reveals How Stories Help You Succeed in a Job Interview

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — People don’t remember numbers or excessive facts, but they do remember a good story. So it makes sense that if you’re telling and using stories in your job search and interviews, people are going to remember you too. Pioneered by Robert J. Gerberg, senior consultant at SET, a personal marketing firm working with executives, professionals and managers seeking $100,000 or more, the technique is something SET teaches clients to use.

IDS President Advises Lenders to Adopt Model Privacy Form Prior to Year’s End to Retain Safe Harbor under Gramm-Leach-Bliley

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Curt Doman, president of International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, says lenders who have not adopted the Model Privacy Form are exposing themselves to unnecessary risk. Lenders are not required to adopt the Model Form and may, in fact, develop their own form to use.

Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer: Is There a Connection?

SOMERSET, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the blogosphere to mainstream media, there’s been a recent-and disturbing-buzz on a connection between hormone replacement therapy and a higher risk for advanced-stage breast cancer in post-menopausal women. The recent media focus stems from a study published in the October 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Practitioners from Belvidere Pharmacy and Balancing Health, both experts in women’s health, examine the issue.

Insurance Leader Praises Obama for Promoting Enhanced Long-Term Care for Alzheimer’s Sufferers

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Society of Actuaries, the leading cause of U.S. long-term care claims is Alzheimer’s. Who cares? Evidently President Obama does. ‘We praise the President for his words and the legislation behind them,’ says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Operations for LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

Pundit: Self-Storage is Poster Child for America’s Addiction to Excess

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Market and economic commentator Peter Grandich has long stated that one of the biggest maladies with the American economy is our obsession with ‘stuff.’ The boom in the self-storage industry, he says, is symbolic of our addiction to excess.

High School Drop-Out Says Market has Peaked

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, dubbed the ‘Wall Street Whiz Kid’ on national television for calling the 1987 ‘Black Monday’ market crash, has been making major top and bottom calls for 26 years. Now, Grandich has his bear suit back on, and is calling for a new top.

Long-Term Care Insurance Has Big Future in Spite of MetLife Exit, Leading LTCI Agency Says

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reports of the death of long-term care insurance are highly exaggerated, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s largest and most experienced LTCI agencies. Last Thursday, when MetLife announced it would stop selling new LTCI coverage, ‘It wasn’t the end of the world,’ says Cameron Truesdell, LTCFP’s CEO.

DMD President Rob Katz Tags 2010 ‘Year of Mortgage Origination,’ Says Point-of-Sale Key to Quality Control, Investor Confidence

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rob Katz, president of Del Mar DataTrac, Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable mortgage lending automation solutions, and an industry pioneer in business intelligence, paperless lending, and loan process workflow tools, says that the most important lesson learned by mortgage lenders in 2010 is that loan origination has become the focal point for quality control, salability, and overall loan performance.

Improve Your Resume: How to Get Your Resume to Work for You

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When you’re looking for a job, your resume is your introduction, your handshake, and your voice – even before you step in the door, says Robert Gerberg, Chairman of ERI. The problem is most people’s resumes aren’t working for them; they’re working against them. For the resume you use to first contact potential employers, there is a seven-point list of what your resume must do developed by ERI, a personal marketing firm perfecting professional and managerial job searches.

10 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Dealing with Unemployment

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the last month’s latest report of unemployment stagnant at 9.6 percent, many are coping with being unemployed. SET, a leader in personal marketing that assists executives and professionals in finding a job, developed a 10-point list of common pitfalls those seeking employment can avoid to stay in the game. ‘When you’re between jobs you have the extra time you need to run a truly aggressive search,’ Robert J. Gerberg Jr., CEO of SET, said.

Researchers Claim Web 2.0 is a Massive Leap Forward in Human Evolution

GENEVA, Switzerland (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Future Research Group of the World Mind Network, a think tank composed of scholars from the Silicon Valley, Oxford, Harvard, Rutgers, the Universities of Tokyo and Lausanne, and Kansas State University, says that popular Internet and Smart Phone phenomena which have emerged in the last five years represent a quantum leap in the evolution of Homo Sapiens, comparable to far earlier transformations in hominid history.

The 10 Major Mistakes Job Hunters Make, and How You Can Avoid Them

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the highest unemployment in more than 20 years, over 40 million people are now circulating resumes. But many haven’t looked for jobs in some time and are falling victim to 10 common mistakes. According to Bob Gerberg Jr, the CEO of ERI, many talented and marketable people are simply doing the wrong things.

Veterans Split on Kagan Endorsement

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The endorsement of Congressman Steve Kagan by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Political Action Committee has been called ‘preposterous’ by the Chairman of Patriotic Veterans Inc due to Kagan’s alleged ‘consistent lack of support for our troops in the field.’

Grandich Writes Foreword to New Book ‘Restoring the American Dream’ to be Released Today

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, editor and publisher of the Grandich Letter, has authored the foreword in Michel Faulkner’s new book ‘Restoring the American Dream’ (ISBN 13: 978-1-936314-30-0), which is being released nationally today. Grandich, an internationally-followed financial commentator and markets expert, had previously endorsed Faulkner in New York’s 15th District Congressional race against Charles Rangel.

A Simple 7-Step Negotiating System Can Bring Thousands of Dollars to Many Job Hunters

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Less than 3% of executive job seekers are prepared for negotiating, maintains Robert J. Gerberg Jr., CEO of SET, a personal marketing firm working with executives, professionals and managers seeking $100,000 or more.

Pet Businesses Are Thriving, Top Georgia Business Broker Says

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The economy may be in the doghouse, but Georgia businesses that pamper pooches and caress kittens are doing well. Last year, top Georgia business broker Loren Marc Schmerler, of Bottom Line Management, Inc., helped owners sell two pet-centered businesses, and says such businesses are bucking the economic trend.

Can Technology Make a Difference in a Job Hunt? Some Big Breakthroughs Are Now Available

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Several companies have been investing in technology that instantly connects people to most available jobs. One of them, a venture capital backed firm named SET, has invested $35 million to pioneer ways for making job hunting easier. Robert J. Gerberg Jr., CEO of SET, points out that there are thousands of Internet posting openings.

Protege of Nobel Prize Winner Robert Edwards Carries on his IVF Legacy

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Geoffrey Sher of the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) applauded the selection of Britain’s Robert Edwards, recipient of this year’s Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Edwards’ work led to the first ‘test-tube’ or IVF baby, Louise Brown, born in July 1978 in Britain. Since her birth, more than 3 million children have been conceived worldwide with the aid of in vitro fertilization.

Just in Time for the Elections – Justice for All

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The elections are just around the corner and with them comes the timely release of a new book by Dr. Erin Gilliland, ‘Justice for All – Saving Justice in America’ (ISBN: 978-1-60264-634-6) that focuses on hot-button issues such as illegal immigration, healthcare reform and government debt.

IDS President Foresees APR Calculation Challenges in Reg Z Updates; Calls for Clarification from FRB for Mortgage Lenders

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Curt Doman, president of International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, warns interim change to Regulation Z, also known as the Truth in Lending Act (R-1366), could make it more difficult for lenders to accurately calculate an APR for closed end real property transactions.

African Governments Should Initiate Taxation from Onset of Business Start-Ups, Aggregate Taxes Over 5 Years, says Henry Oliver Ford

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Henry Oliver Ford is a man that most people have never heard of before. Mr. Ford spends every moment of the day working to create a better world. Henry works to provide food to West Africa. Ford helps to run World Food Association. Mr. Ford founded this company with one vision in mind.

Food for Consumption and Food for Energy is a Complete Combination, says Henry Oliver Ford

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Henry Oliver Ford has just completed the initial phase of the Ghana Sugar Project. Mr. Ford is the managing director for World Food, the firm that is owner of the project. Henry Oliver is overseeing this massive one-hundred and twenty thousand acre sugar farm and refinery.

Henry Oliver Ford on New Finance for Africa

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Henry Oliver Ford of WFAO announces a new finance structure for West Africa. This new plan for structured finance is to help the socio-economic infrastructure. The plan that Mr. Ford has developed encompasses agriculture development, employee wage generation, Government tax base creation and the use of in-ground assets as a hedge to collateralize development. Henry Oliver is a well organized person that has practiced investment banking for years.

U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Supports Ban on Drilling Near Drinking Water

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) yesterday supported a six-month ban on hydraulic drilling for natural gas near upstate watersheds that supply drinking water to the New York metropolitan region.

The Big Bang is Over, the Expanding Universe Quietly Comes to a Halt

SANTA ANA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The latest advancements in astronomy, the availability of 3D maps of the galaxies, reveal a new structure for our universe. These maps show patterns in the distribution of the galaxies indicating a universe that is not expanding at all. These patterns in galaxy groups begin within our nearby galaxies and continue outward as far as we can see. The discovery was made by a small team of independent scientists, led by researcher Richard Moser.

Research on Privatizing Enlightenment Released to the Public

NORFOLK, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The research article ‘Privatizing Enlightenment in the Re-Emergence of Religion’ and studies exploring similarities between writings of Eckhart Tolle (2005) and Belzebuub (2001, 2002) reveal new insights about contemporary spirituality. Author, Dr. Gabrielle Wood will release the research online starting today July 30.

U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Challenges Kirsten Gillibrand to Debate Across the State

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) today challenged her primary opponent, Kirsten Gillibrand, to a series of debates around New York State prior to the Democratic primary on September 14. Goode will appear on the Democratic primary ballot.

Past Time to Legalize Ferrets in California says LegalizeFerrets.org

LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Ferrets Anonymous, legalizing pet ferrets affects hundreds of thousands of Californians, even though many citizens may be unfamiliar with the State’s 77-year-old ferret ban. The California Veterinary Medical Association has long agreed that pet ferrets should be legal. State legislators agreed six years ago. But the Governor blocked ferret legalization, when he vetoed the Ferret Amnesty Bill.