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Page 22 of Los Angeles Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



All Black Rolex Watches Revealed – First Video to Show Top-Secret Rolex PVD ‘Blackening’ Process Released

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Time and Gems, an independent Rolex retailer offering premium Rolex customizations, releases a video on their website that shows in detail the top-secret PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) process that many fine Swiss watch manufacturers are using to coat stainless steel watches with an all-black highly scratch-resistant coating.

Starlight Children’s Foundation Launches Blog ‘Starlight 365: Our People. Our Programs. Our Purpose’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation has just unveiled its blog, ‘Starlight 365: Our People. Our Programs. Our Purpose.’ The blog will serve as an interactive and engaging online community that connects stakeholders to stories, images and videos that spotlight the programs, campaigns, events, families, and supporters of Starlight Children’s Foundation, as it works hard to brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families.

Kyle Gass of Tenacious D to perform at ‘Prop 6-Pack’ Wedding

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eleventh Percentile Entertainment is proud to announce the addition of Kyle Gass and Friends to the entertainment portion of The Beer-Naked Wedding and Rock ‘N’ Roll Reception to be held in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 26, 2010. The event is a celebration of the union between Buck ‘F’ Naked, renowned drunkabilly chanteur, and his life long love, beer.

Paula Franceschi is Mistress of Musical Cinematics

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While most artists want you to think about their music, Paula Franceschi wants you to think about images when playing her new EP, ‘Songs for Singles’ (Valjean Music). ‘The songs are meant to make you see movies in your mind,’ says Franceschi.

Compton Votes for Community Control of Its Police Resources

CLAREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edward Professional Advisors announces that in a close, but historic vote late last night, the Compton City Council voted 3-2 to establish a new Compton Community Police Department. After 10 years of receiving police services from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Compton City Council voted last night to establish a new Compton Community Police Department and end its contractual relationship with the sheriff’s department.

Advanced Phase I and Phase II Studies of Targeted Gene Delivery Confirm That Rexin-G Impacts Survival in Chemotherapy-resistant Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma (ASCO 2010)

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announces the results of the clinical trial entitled ‘Advanced Phase I/II Evaluation of Tumor-Targeted Gene Delivery: Intravenous Rexin-G as Stand Alone Therapy for Chemotherapy-resistant Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma’ at the ASCO Annual Meeting on June 8, 2010. The presentation will be discussed by Dr. Kristen N. Ganjoo, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto CA.

Promoting African Women Economic Empowerment through Trade

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Women of Africa Marketplace debuts in Vienna, described as Europe’s Cultural Capital, to be held from July 30 through August 15, 2010 at the beautiful Danube Island in Vienna. California based World Women Trade Fair announced today that it has chosen the ‘Afrika-Tage-Wein,’ a popular social and cultural event, to launch the first Women of Africa Marketplace; theme: Promoting African Women Economic Empowerment through Trade.

John Scott G Song Gets Music Video from Golosio Publishing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Helping songwriters in every way possible, Golosio Publishing creates music videos for artists who have recorded songs from their catalog. The latest is a song by John Scott G called ‘Smokescreen,’ and the video is now on both YouTube and FookMovie under the name ‘Smokescreen by JSG.’

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Approves California InterContinental University as Recognized University for Online Education

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a provider of distance education through online degrees, announced this week that the Veteran’s Administration now recognizes this educational institution as a provider of higher education for active military personnel and veterans.

Tumor-targeted Rexin-G Prolongs Survival in Gemcitabine-resistant Metastatic Pancreas Cancer in Advanced Phase I and II Studies (ASCO 2010)

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announces the results of the clinical study entitled ‘Phase I and II Studies of Intravenous Rexin-G as Monotherapy for Gemcitabine-resistant Metastatic Pancreas Cancer’ at the ASCO Annual Meeting on June 6, 2010. The presentation will be discussed by Dr. Howard W. Bruckner, Bruckner Oncology, New York, NY.

Tumor-Targeted Nanoparticle-based Gene Delivery Provides Evidence of Therapeutic Vaccination in Patients with Metastatic Cancer (ASCO 2010)

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announces the clinical results of the study entitled ‘A Phase I/II Study of Intravenous Rexin-G and Reximmune-C for Cancer Immunotherapy: The GeneVieve Protocol’ at the ASCO Annual Meeting on June 6, 2010. The presentation will be made by Dr. Jorge G. Ignacio, Chairman of the Cancer Institute and Bioethics Committee-Philippine General Hospital, and Principal Investigator of the study.

Three Marinello Students Place in Top 10 Spots of National Hair Competition

WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading chain of beauty schools on the West Coast, recently had three of its brightest stars place in the 4th annual Junior Style Stars National Hair Competition. Marinello was the only beauty school with three students ranked in the top ten. The Junior Style Stars National Hair Competition is the largest cosmetology student competition in the world.

Marinello Cares About the Oil Spills and Gives Back with Hair

WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading chain of beauty schools on the West Coast, supports the Gulf coast clean up efforts by donating hair clippings to be made into hair booms and mats by the Matter of Trust charity. The public is invited to participate and enjoy $2 hair cuts from May 13th through May 20th in support of this cause. Clippings from hair cuts at all Marinello locations will be contributed.

Students Learn More by Addressing World Problems Online Than by Sitting in Classrooms

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the Gulf oil spill inched closer to land last week, hundreds of fishermen, tourists, and local officials sent text messages, tweets, and cell phone videos to share their experience with the world. Many of these were monitored by tracking sites, which in turn were watched by high school students on their home computers and smart phones; many of whom were part of the World Mind Network.

Electronica Geek John Scott G goes Country with Merle, Gets Legit with the CCC, and Promotes the Artists of Golosio Publishing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many music publishing companies feature multiple genres but John Scott G of Golosio Publishing is enjoying something unique: a song he co-wrote is on the new Merle Haggard album at the same time his groove-electronica songs are appearing on the new Jonny Harmonic album. ‘I Am What I Am’ (Vanguard Records) by Merle Haggard debuted at number 18 on the Billboard Country Albums chart with the song ‘Bad Actor.’

Lily Lolo US and Canada Launch – UK’s Top Natural Makeup Line Expands in the Marketplace

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lily Lolo is especially proud to announce their launch of natural and organic makeup to the US and Canadian markets. The award winning UK brand, Lily Lolo is made up of a collection of gorgeous natural and mineral cosmetics. Since its launch in 2005, Lily Lolo has set out to inspire health conscious women who seek natural, high quality makeup products.

Epeius Biotechnologies Reports Major Clinical Advances: Noteworthy Clinical Case Studies in Cancer Gene Therapy

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, a leader in the field of targeted genetic medicine, reports the publication of three major publications in the field. The first article entitled ‘Rexin-G, A Targeted Genetic Medicine for Metastatic Cancer’ (Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy, May, 2010) documents the development of Rexin-G: a tumor-targeted retrovector bearing a cytocidal cyclin G1 construct; the first targeted gene therapy vector to gain FDA Fast Track designation and Orphan Drug priorities for multiple cancer indications in the USA.

Neotrope Celebrates 27th Anniversary by Offering PR Adoption and Discounts Program for U.S. Non-Profit Orgs

TORRANCE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope today announced it has, as part of the company’s 27th anniversary this year, expanded its discount program for U.S.-based non-profit organizations ‘doing good,’ and also started to ‘adopt’ some very worthwhile causes where services are provided at no cost. Neotrope will provide discounts of 27 to 50 percent off to those charitable organizations needing assistance with public relations and marketing. Neotrope’s Send2Press(R) Newswire service will be providing the discounts on targeted news distribution, press release writing, and online promotion solutions.

Neotrope Joins Sponsors of Self-Publishers Online Conference 2010

TORRANCE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope today announced it has joined in sponsoring the second annual Self-Publishers Online Conference (SPOC), a three-day virtual event that features a total of 15 expert speakers, and which will take place May 12-14, 2010. Neotrope’s Send2Press(R) Newswire service will be providing both promotional services for the event, as well as discounts on book promotion packages for attending book authors and small publishers.

Producer and L.A. Talk Radio Personality Danielle Egnew Joins Music Industry Newswire as Contributing Editor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online-based recording industry publication adds noted music producer, recording artist, and on-air radio personality Danielle Egnew to its editorial staff. Egnew will contribute expertise on issues related to the business of music, album production, and independent film. Music Industry Newswire(TM) is a publication of Neotrope(R) Entertainment, established in California in 1983.

Conservative Graffiti Street Artist Takes on Tiger Woods and Family Values

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tabloid artist Xvala will introduce his latest art piece, the ‘Tiger Woods Rambovian Rosewood Glory Hole And Golf Furniture’ in a soon to be revealed location on April 21st in Los Angeles, California. Today Tiger Woods returns to the PGA to contend at the 2010 Masters after a five month hiatus and media frenzied exploitation of his private affairs. In his return, Woods will have the support from some, including the notable sponsor Nike.

The Art of Connecting: Bringing Together a Downtown Los Angeles Art Gallery, a Local Jewelry Designer and Local Networking Expert for a Mixer and Talk

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PYO Gallery LA is hosting an event with the Gallery Director, Heidi Chang, Jewelry Designer, Claudia Endler and Author and Speaker, Dr. Bill Saleebey. ‘THE ART OF CONNECTING: Drawing Others to You’ is the subject of a presentation by Saleebey, author of ‘Connecting: Beyond the Name Tag’ at PYO Gallery LA in Downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, April 29, featuring the contemporary art of Young Ha Park and the contemporary jewelry of artist Claudia Endler of Claudia Endler Designs.

Publishers Newswire Announces its Newest ‘Books to Bookmark’ List for Q1 2010

TORRANCE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first quarter of 2010, Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has today announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list. This is a round-up of 13 new and recent interesting books which are often missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, or ‘big name’ authors.

Los Angeles DA Cooley Sends Former Mayoral Candidate to Jail Without a Trial

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Craig Rubin has never been accused of actually selling marijuana. In three hearings the only testimony from two LAPD police officers, Tracye Fields-Black and Cecil Mangrum, is that Rubin spoke to both officers about the Bible, the Ten Commandments and the testimony of Jesus Christ; and now he is going to jail for it and without a trial. This is a prime example that we are currently living in a police state, says Pastor Rubin.

Teen Artist Benefit to Aid Haiti and Chile

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The catastrophic earthquakes that hit Haiti on January 12 and Chile on February 27 left both countries struggling and in need of resources and economic relief. Local teen performers and young Hollywood celebrities are unifying their talents in an effort to make a difference. Through music, dance and laughter, Teen Artist Benefit (TAB), produced by Joe M. Loera, will become part of the worldwide movement to bring aid to the Haitian and Chilean people by raising money for the American Red Cross.

32-Year-Old Embarks on Photo-Journey Across America – He Took His First Photos Falling Out of a Plane

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thirty-two-year-old Wil Fernandez calls himself ‘the youngest Winnebago owner in America.’ He should know, since every week or two he pulls his 31-foot rig into the outskirts of a different American town, parks, and sets up shop. Fernandez is a life photographer, embarked on a year-long enterprise to travel the U.S. from coast-to-coast and back again.

Site Monitors Web Activity to Predict Cultural Trends

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World Mind Network today announced a new Web site which monitors activity to help predict cultural trends. The Internet has given mankind a lot of benefits, but one that may go somewhat unrecognized is its ability to predict where Society is headed, based on tracking every day’s top news stories, Twitter feeds, blog posts, music downloads, videos, books, Web searches, social network posts, and Web sites.

New Book Release Tells the Heartbreaking True Story of a Survivor of Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Altar Boy Altered Life’ (ISBN 978-159858-724-1, Dog Ear Publishing) is a new book released by author David Price. When he becomes depressed and suicidal in 1993 at age 28, David Price decides to seek therapy. During his sessions David begins to uncover repressed memories of being sexually abused as a teen (1979-1984) by a trusted and well-loved Catholic priest.

Starlight’s Annual ‘A Stellar Night’ Gala Honored Colgate’s Noel R. Wallace, CPK’s Larry Flax and Rick Rosenfield

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At Starlight Children’s Foundation’s annual ‘A Stellar Night’ gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen, on Friday, March 19, 2010 at The Century Plaza Hyatt Regency Hotel, Starlight presented Larry Flax and Rick Rosenfield, Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of California Pizza Kitchen, with its 2010 ‘Heart of Gold Award’ and Noel R. Wallace, President, North America and Global Sustainability, Colgate-Palmolive Company, with its ‘Jacki Carlish Humanitarian of the Year Award.’

Digital Dailies: Entertainment Industry Signs on for Sample Digital’s daxD3 System

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One year after unveiling its new dax|D3 digital production workflow system, Sample Digital announces full adoption by its production clients, including the industry’s major film studios, broadcast networks and production companies. The digital dailies platform now supports a community of more than 7,500 individual users, and more than 50 companies, making Sample Digital the leader in its field and dax|D3 the most widely used digital production workflow system.

Epeius Biotechnologies Receives Notice of Patent Allowance for Tumor-Targeted Cancer Vaccines

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, an emerging leader in the field of targeted genetic medicine, received a notice of allowance from the USPTO for a crucial patent covering its leading tumor-targeted vaccine technology for cancer immunotherapy. The issuance of this valuable patent protection for tumor targeted immunotherapy follows on the heels of two international patents covering targeted gene medicine in the U.S. and Europe and places Epeius at the forefront of these emerging fields of clinical medicine.

L.A. District Attorney Steven Cooley Drops Marijuana Charges Against Temple 420

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former candidate for mayor and founder of ProfitfromPot, Pastor Craig Rubin, was arrested at temple on October 22, 2009 for a second time in what was a ‘politically motivated’ police action. The District Attorney’s office had been pushing to put Pastor Rubin behind bars for years now, claims Rubin. Months later DA Cooley has decided to drop all charges because Rubin is going to jail anyway — unless he can get the public’s help.

CoreObjects Receives Project Management Institute’s ‘Excellence Award’ for Diabetes Contribution

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CoreObjects is proud to announce the achievement of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) ‘Excellence Award’ for their role in helping launch a product that enhances the quality of life for patients suffering from diabetes. CoreObjects and their customer Piramal Healthcare shared PMI’s ‘Project Management Excellence Award’ for their management of the concept and development of the HbA1c Blood Sugar Analysis device, designed for diabetes patients.

Taycor Financial Announces New Lease Program with TOMI Environmental Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taycor Financial is a leading provider of equipment leasing and financing and has launched a nationwide leasing program for TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc., a global green leader in infectious disease control and surface and air remediation equipment. Founded in 1997, with offices in Los Angeles, Calif. and Boston, Mass., Taycor Financial is a fiscally sound and economically responsible partner for all forms of equipment financing solutions.

Business Networking Event and Book Signing with Dr. Bill Saleebey, Author of New Book, Connecting: Beyond the Name Tag

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Believe Publishing is hosting a networking event and book signing for ‘Connecting: Beyond the Name Tag’ (ISBN: 978-0-9842-396-0-3) by Dr. Bill Saleebey. This event will be a fantastic opportunity to learn more about today’s world of networking and to network with other professionals in a welcoming environment.

Los Angeles Hair Transplant Cosmetic Surgeon Corrects Bad Hair Transplants with New Hair Restoration Method

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FineTouch Dermatology, Inc. announces the Body Hair Transplantation (BHT) hair restoration method. This new method provides patients with the opportunity to fix bad hair transplants damaged by traditional hair restoration techniques. This new and exciting option is now offered by Dr. Sanusi Umar, a Los Angeles cosmetic surgeon and board certified dermatologist who is internationally known for his incredible hair transplant surgery repairs.

Desolation of Obama Nation Continues Says City of Angels Pastor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — President Obama’s list of broken promises begins to grow as he declines further in national polls, says Pastor Craig Rubin. Part of the reason for his decline in popularity says Rubin is because of his ignoring the wishes of average American people. ‘The President asked us to list our most important issues on his Web site. Cannabis prohibition was the number one question and he flat out ignored it,’ says Rubin.

Jonny Harmonic Explores Electronic Rhythms on New Album from Golosio Publishing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Introducing Jonny Harmonic, a mysterious musician who has never been seen in public. Some say he is a phantom, some say he is imaginary, but he has a new album from Golosio Publishing called ‘We All Love Bright Shiny Things.’ All twelve songs on the album were composed and produced by John Scott G of Golosio, with performances by the reclusive Harmonic who would only visit the studio alone and in the middle of the night.

Former Los Angeles Mayoral Candidate Facing Years in Jail Has Trial Date Set

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Craig Rubin, the government literally spent millions of taxpayer’s dollars over the past four years trying to send Rubin to jail. This time it for selling one gram of medical marijuana to an undercover officer who entered Rubin’s licensed facility with a Doctor’s note giving the officer permission to buy cannabis in California. Rubin claims that, after running for mayor, his political enemies decided to torture him. ‘I almost died in their custody and now I fear for my friend Jeff Joseph’s life.’

Foreclosure Deals Reports on Falling Foreclosures in January

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New statistics from Foreclosure Deals, a leader in foreclosure listings industry, show the market for foreclosures is already improving in 2010, with foreclosures down 10 percent in January from the previous month. Foreclosure property inventories also fell in traditional foreclosure hotspots throughout the nation, which experts believe could be an excellent sign for buyers considering a purchase this year.