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Page 23 of Los Angeles Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation Expands its Rexin-G Production Facilities in Southern California

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announces the completion of the design engineering and construction phase of a state-of-the-art Vector Production Unit (VPU) for the commercial manufacturing of its advanced targeted genetic medicines. In accordance with an FDA Critical Path initiative, which encourages innovation and the implementation of new technological advances in quality control, the Epeius VPU is poised to launch the large-scale production of targeted genetic medicine into the 21st century.

Stand Up Comics Standing Up for Haiti – Warner Grand Theater San Pedro

SAN PEDRO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Theater troupe Midnight Insanity and The World Mind Network are organizing a benefit comedy show for victims of the Haiti earthquake. Standing up for Haiti will take place at the historic Warner Grand Theater in San Pedro, California on March 14 at 6 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to the Haiti Fund of Doctors Without Borders.

Lion Technology Helps Environmental Health and Safety Professionals to Reduce Compliance Liability and Fines

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Annual training is mandatory for employees who generate, manage, or dispose of a RCRA hazardous waste. Training must be job-specific and cover waste management procedures such as waste classification, proper container and tank storage, manifesting, emergency response, and disposal. Failure to comply with the RCRA hazardous waste rules can result in penalties up to $37,500 per day/per violation. Effective training is the best line of defense to assure regulatory compliance.

New Website Aims to Simplify the Process of Finding Performance Based Marketing and Media Opportunities

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An innovative new industry Website from 562 Media, Inc., TheLeadPages.com, is aiming to help media buyers, marketing directors and companies looking to purchase online and offline media on a performance basis. The Lead Pages offers a simple, intuitive industry directory where media buyers and marketing managers can easily search for companies offering pay per call, pay per lead, affiliate marketing and technology services all in one centralized location.

LightRow Pictures Release Action, Drama, Crime Feature Film RULES on DVD

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Actor, stuntman and filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia with LightRow Pictures has launched – before hitting the market in March 2010 – the pre-order Special Limited Edition Collector’s DVD of his controversial feature film in the action / thriller / horror genre titled RULES. The film is inspired by a true story, based on a night life style in the biggest cities of the world.

Shadow Inventory Properties May Contribute to Next Wave of Foreclosures in 2010

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The year 2009 has come to a close and the real estate professionals at Bank Foreclosures Sale are gearing up to continue to provide real estate investors with the most current information on foreclosures in 2010. While the Obama administration has worked to quell foreclosures, it appears that these efforts may not be enough.

Publishers Newswire Announces its Latest List of ‘Books to Bookmark’ for Q4 2009

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list, for the fourth quarter of 2009. This list is a round-up of new and interesting books (and e-books) which are often missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, or big name authors.

New Book: They Threw Him Out A Plane, But They Couldn’t Throw Out His Story

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kevin Glavin Publishing announced today the release of ‘Rock Star’s Rainbow’ (ISBN: 978-0-9825466-0-4), a new novel chronicling a recent and mysterious scandal involving one of the nation’s most cherished ‘icons.’ The far-fetched story begins in August 2009, when a renowned entertainment reporter is thrown out of a plane over Los Angeles.

Mailscape Named Best Exchange Administration Tool for Second Consecutive Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ENow, Inc., a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner specializing in high-end Exchange consulting and the development of software to simplify Exchange system management, announced today that its award-winning monitoring and reporting solution Mailscape was selected as the winner in the Exchange Server Administration category of the MSExchange.org Readers’ Choice survey for the second year running.

Scientists Rediscover Gene Target for Cancer Therapy – Rexin-G Receives High-tech Validation as Strategic Anti-cancer Agent

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, an emerging leader in the field of targeted genetic medicine, gained international validation of the cutting-edge science behind its lead oncology product, Rexin-G, when scientists around the world rediscovered the Cyclin G1 gene to be a major locus of cancer pathogenesis and disease progression, and thus a prime target for anti-cancer therapies.

Forever 21 Sells Celebrity Designed T-shirts Benefiting Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Dec. 19, 2009 Forever 21, Inc. is launching a charitable line of T-shirts personally designed by notable celebrities with 100 percent of the proceeds, or 2/3 of the purchase price of the T-shirts to benefit Starlight Children’s Foundation – helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.

How Medical Marijuana Prosecutions Have Gutted Freedom of Religion

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pastor Craig Rubin and his Temple 420 have existed for 40 days and are one of the most famous religious institutions in the world. The Temple operated for 38 days in 2006 before the pastor was arrested and told by an LAPD officer, ‘The Judeo-Christian religion is not real and is not protected by the law.’ He received permission from a judge to reopen and obtained a new license in 2009 from the City of Angels, and after 2 days of operation Rubin was arrested again.

Many California Companies in Need of Training

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present several two-day Hazardous Waste in California workshops during the month of January. These courses are designed for industry professionals that must assure compliance with California’s hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Los Angeles on January 11-12; Santa Barbara on January 14-15; Fresno on January 18-19; and San Francisco on January 21-22.

Taycor Financial Hopes Small Businesses Take Advantage of 179 Tax Code While Also Helping Those in Need

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taycor Financial is a leading provider of equipment leasing and financing and has launched a nationwide drive to encourage small businesses to take advantage of the tax benefits available to them through Section 179. This IRS tax code is a provision specifically designed to bolster business investment in depreciable commercial properties and equipment.

Bailee Madison’s Great New Role – with Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation – which for 25 years has helped seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities – has named 10-year-old actress Bailee Madison spokesperson of its StarPower program. StarPower is an initiative that encourages youth to give back to other youngsters with the conviction that you’re never too young to give back to your community.

Angara Holiday Offer – Fabulous Free Gifts and Doorbuster Deals

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Angara.com, the leading online retailer of fine gemstone jewelry, is going farther than ever before to give customers the perfect mix of high quality and unbeatable prices this holiday season.

Los Angeles Mayoral Candidate Facing Years in Prison as City Attorney Wastes Millions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Craig X Rubin faces years in prison and another trial at the taxpayers expense, as cannabis is something most Californians think should be legal. Recent polls show that 74 percent of residents in California favor taxing and regulating the herb, as opposed to prosecuting offenders. Most Americans know Craig from his stint on Showtime’s ‘Weeds,’ or one of the many films he’s been in, from Super High Me to Totally Baked; but they might soon know him by his prisoner number, as he is facing five years in prison in just a few days.

‘The Unbearable Sadness of Zilch’ by Konrad Ventana: New Novel Investigates the Loss of Beauty and Inspiration in Hollywood Neo-noir

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the very first page, to the final departing scene, ‘The Unbearable Sadness of Zilch’ (ISBN: 9781440158261) by Konrad Ventana is a riveting narrative that shines a detective’s flashlight into the darkest of reaches of the human mind. Only this time it is not the usual hard-boiled Private Detective who is called upon to find some hidden Truth, it is the philosophical practitioner or ‘Perspicuous Eye’ who is called upon to find the lost Beauty.

e-Democracy in Panama – CEO of ElectionMall Technologies Speaks at IAPC Conference

PANAMA CITY, Panama, Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ravi Singh, the CEO of ElectionMall Technologies, will be speaking on ‘The Wide Swath’ panel at the annual IAPC conference. The IAPC, or the International Association of Political Consultants, is an organization of professionals in the political sphere, dedicated to helping spread democracy throughout the world. Their main event is an annual conference, where many gather to discuss upcoming world elections and deconstruct recent trends in the political cycle.

CyberTouch AV New Touch Screen Monitors Now Compatible with Extron Annotator

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CyberTouch is pleased to announce its release of a complete line of touch screen monitors compatible with the Extron Annotator. Ranging in sizes from 6.4 to 52 inches, CyberTouch|AV’s line of touch screen monitors are offered in desktop/wall-mount (Orion), panel-mount / flush-mount (Eclipse) and open-frame (Sola) styles. All of CyberTouch|AV touch screen monitors connect with the annotator via USB or serial connection.

Super Bowl Champ’s Controversial Film about NFL Player Injuries Hits Theaters November 20th

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three-time Super Bowl Champion Roman Phifer’s controversial film about NFL Player Injuries to hit theaters November 20th, 2009. Beverly Hills based Walking Shadows LLC has announced the theatrical release of ‘BLOOD EQUITY,’ Super Bowl Champ Roman Phifer’s controversial film about NFL Player Injuries: an expose of the dark side of the NFL, America’s Biggest Blood Sport.

Celebrities Join Dr. Bill Releford’s Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some 100 barbershops throughout Los Angeles and the Inland Empire will be bustling with extra activity this Saturday, November 7, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. when Dr. Bill J. Releford, D.P.M., founder of The Diabetic Amputation Prevention (DAP) Foundation, launches the Los Angeles Initiative of the Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program (BBHOP).

New Dionne Warwick Song ‘Starlight’ Released Today with 100-percent of its Proceeds Benefitting Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Starlight Children’s Foundation and New Gold Music Ltd. are excited to release the song ‘Starlight,’ sung by the legendary Dionne Warwick, and written by Dean Pitchford, prolific writer of Fame and creator of Footloose, and William Goldstein, whose versatile career includes the original music for NBC’s Fame TV series. Ms. Warwick, Pitchford and Goldstein are donating 100 percent of their royalties to Starlight Children’s Foundation.

Advanced U.S. Clinical Trial Confirms Single-Agent Efficacy of Rexin-G in Metastatic Pancreas Cancer: All Endpoints Achieved

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies confirms the first real breakthrough for pancreatic cancer seen in years; publishes a landmark report of tumor-targeted Rexin-G as stand-alone therapy in chemotherapy-resistant pancreatic cancer. Following Phase I studies at the Mayo Clinic, which affirmed the general safety of Rexin-G, advanced U.S. Phase I/II studies were undertaken, which included a Phase II efficacy component and examined progressive dose escalations of Rexin-G.

Clinical Remissions in Three Otherwise Intractable Cancers Signal the Progress of Targeted Genetic Medicine

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced more stunning results of its pioneering clinical studies of Rexin-G, the world’s first and, so far only, tumor-targeted genetic medicine to be validated in the clinic. Administered as stand-alone therapy in late-stage cases of chemotherapy-resistant cancer, Rexin-G has once again accomplished what standard cancer treatments and even much-touted biologics have failed to do: that is, to bring forth the benefits of remission in otherwise intractable metastatic cancers.

The Unbearable Sadness of Zilch – New Novel Exposes Hollywood Hyper-reality in Intimate Private Investigation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No one is innocent … not in this town. In this town, the apocalypse has come and gone, lifting the veil of innocence like a great velvet curtain in an old movie house, where the only victims that don’t return for the sequel are the gods themselves, struck out long ago by the big blue pencil. In this town, every man, woman, and child takes the limits of his or her own field of vision to be the limits of the world. In his latest novel, ‘The Unbearable Sadness of Zilch’ (ISBN: 9781440158261), Konrad Ventana explodes the myths behind the Star Machine with a whole new level of intimate private investigation.

World Touring Entertainment Brings a Celebration of World Dance to California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Direct from Moscow, Russia, World Touring Entertainment announces The Russian Seasons’ Dance Company in a ‘Celebration of World Dance’ program, directed and choreographed by Nikolai Androsov, star of the Moiseyev Dancers. Performances are scheduled in San Francisco, San Diego and Los Angeles.

Starlight Children’s Foundation Launches New Website as its 3-year Rebranding Process Comes to a Close

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On the heels of its 25th anniversary, Starlight Children’s Foundation has just unveiled the final piece of its 3-year rebranding initiative with the launch of an overhauled starlight.org and 11 related chapter and office Web sites. The strategic rebranding process also included a name change, logo change, development of a mission statement and tagline, and the creation of a new PSA campaign.

Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books to Bookmark, for Q3 2009

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list, for Q3 2009. This list is a round-up of new and interesting books which are often missed due to not originating from ‘big name’ authors, or major New York book publishing houses.

Obama is ‘Chocolate Jesus’ According to Los Angeles City Official

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Glenn Beck is promoting citizen journalism, busting ACORN for advising a prostitute with housing. Patrick Duff and Craig Rubin are hoping for the same type of government action by exposing what they feel is government corruption. Rubin and Duff are both religious leaders that provide medical marijuana in the City of Los Angeles.

Hazmat Training Comes to Los Angeles, California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the Department of Toxic Substances Control, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training in Los Angeles on October 13 – 15 at the Hilton Garden Inn.

The Henry Armstrong Foundation Honors Boxing Legend through Athletic and Medical Scholarship Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Henry Armstrong Foundation announced this week that it has awarded its first round of college scholarships to five high school recipients who plan to pursue higher education in medicine or athletics. Each student was awarded $1,000 to aid in the cost of the initial application, tuition and book fees.

ForeclosureDeals.com Provides Support Services for Abandoned Foreclosure Pets

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home foreclosures continue to be on the minds of many people throughout the nation. And, worries about unemployment and not being able to meet mortgage payments often trump other issues such as what to do with a pet. As a result, ForeclosureDeals.com has compiled helpful resources to address this growing problem of abandoned foreclosure pets.

DAVIDESIGNED Celebrates the 2009 Emmy Awards with ‘Gifting’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAVIDESIGNED, Couture Designer, has decided to join in on the Emmy Awards festivities by offering up some ‘gifting’ himself! In celebration of their talents and the awards in recognition of them, David is offering an outfit to selected Emmy® category award winners (sorry, ladies only).

Green Czar Let Go Over 911 Cover-ups: Will CBS Fire Star Charlie Sheen for Doing the Same?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founder of Profitfrompot.com Craig X Rubin has appeared on Glenn Beck’s show and is a fan of the Fox News broadcaster especially since Beck came out for terminating marijuana prohibition. ‘I think it is awesome that Beck is exposing the people Obama surrounds himself with.’ Bill O’Reilly called Charlie Sheen a ‘Pinhead’ for ‘calling for an uprising’ and demanding Obama reevaluates the Official Report.

World Champion Surfer, Kelly Slater, Concludes Principal Photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine-time world champion surfer, Kelly Slater, and his big wave companion, Raimana Van Bastolaer, have completed principal photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti, the first 3D IMAX(R) and giant screen theater film to use extreme surfing to focus on the science of waves, according to its executive producer, K2 Communications, Inc. The film, scheduled for worldwide release next February, was primarily shot in the big wave environment known to watermen around the world as Teahupoo.

Beauty Beverly Hills Introduces SUPRA Night Cream

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regal International, Inc., doing business as Beauty Beverly Hills, exclusive worldwide distributor of the EMK Placental anti-aging skin care product line, announces the launch of the Supra Night Cream(TM), a night time skin care recovery cream designed to combat aging skin while one sleeps. It is principally based on two new revolutionary ingredients that are on the scientific cutting edge of high performance skincare: Biotechnological Herbal Placental Extract and Carnosine.

Hollywood Executives Clamor Over ‘Sad Zilch’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Our eyes of flesh see only noir! Even before its official release, a new novel was making the rounds among the cognoscenti of the movie business. Not since The Day of the Locust and The Love of the Last Tycoon has Hollywood and the motion picture industry been shown in such a bold and perspicuous light, a light that producers and directors and screenwriters are clamoring to capture for themselves. Brimming with sex, romance, eye-widening spectacle, and a host of recognizable characters, this latest post-lux novella by Konrad Ventana sets a new standard of poignancy in postmodern literary fiction.