Los Angeles Business News - Page 24

Page 24 of Los Angeles Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Discount Tickets Now On Sale for the CA Boom Design Show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CA Boom Show Tickets went on sale last week at caboomshow.com, $20/day in advance, compared with $25/day at the door. The show has grown exponentially in its complexity, combining everything related to contemporary and non-traditional design under one roof, including visits to never-before seen, stunning architectural homes in the Los Angeles area.

Epeius Biotechnologies’ Rexin-G Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today that its lead product, Rexin-G, has been granted Fast Track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as a second-line treatment for advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer. The FDA Fast Track program, like Priority Review and Accelerated Approval, was implemented to facilitate the development and expedite the review of potentially important new drugs.

Bioenergy Life Project Announces Community Event to Document Benefits of Bioenergy on Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bioenergy Life Project announces the first community event to document the benefits of Bioenergy therapy on Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. The event will last from July 13th to 16th 2009 at the Marina Del Rey Hotel, Marina Del Rey, Calif. The Bioenergy Life Project offers the public a free opportunity to experience a unique, safe and gentle alternative solution to long term, chronic illness.

The World’s Smallest Hero! Rexin-G, Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Cancers

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies’ Rexin-G is the world’s smallest hero. Imagine if you will, a tiny particle that can travel freely within the human body seeking out cancerous tissues and metastatic tumors that have spread far and wide. Imagine an entire army of these tiny nano-particles seeking out and accumulating to high concentrations within the flagrant, otherwise intractable tumors with one goal in mind: to destroy the metastatic cancers from the inside.

Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books to Bookmark, for the First Half of 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 the first half of 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.

Mather Aviation Opens New Maintenance Facility in Van Nuys Despite Economic Downturn

VAN NUYS, Calif., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In spite of the economy’s effect on General and Business Aviation, Mather Aviation opened a new facility in Van Nuys, California (KVNY) on June 1, 2009, Mather Aviation announced today. This facility is Mather Aviation’s first location in Southern California and brings the total number of locations to four.

SleepBook.com Guides Tired Southern Californians on Improving Sleep

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to data from thousands of recent sleep survey respondents, SleepBook.com has found that residents in Southern California are just not getting enough ZZZs. Sit ‘n Sleep, the sponsor of SleepBook.com, launched the Web site in early April to provide support and advice for Southern California sleepers.

Neotrope Press Announces Publication of ‘Fractopia’ Art Book by Christopher Simmons

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R) Press announced today the publication of the limited edition of ‘Fractopia’ (ISBN: 978-0-9710555-0-6, hardcover), by digital artist Christopher Laird Simmons. The book collects the best of Simmons’ abstract images created by combining fractal imagery with photographic effects, textures and hand-applied layers. This special edition includes a video DVD with slide show of all images found in the book.

Mutiny Pictures 2nd Quarter Round-up: U2, Eminem, ABC, Selena Gomez, and Drew Seeley

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mutiny Pictures, a Los Angeles-based film company specializing in online branded entertainment and webisode production, made several company announcements through founder Michael Pierce on recent high-profile projects that showcase their branding capabilities and post-production expertise.

New Mystery Examines Women’s Oppression in Saudi Arabia

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Linbrook Press announces a new novel, ‘The Dawn of Saudi’ (ISBN: 978-0977-978-014), authored by Homa Pourasgari, scheduled to be released June 22, 2009. Homa had a desire to write a novel that would depict what life is like for women in Saudi Arabia. The Dawn of Saudi combines real-life turmoil with a fictional tale.

Rexin-G Controls Tumor Growth and Improves Survival in Chemotherapy-Resistant Sarcoma and Osteosarcoma: Phase I/II and Phase II Studies, ASCO 2009

SAN MARINO, Calif., May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies today announced the results of two related studies using Rexin-G®, a tumor-targeted anti-cancer agent designed to seek-out and destroy metastatic cancers that have spread throughout the body. While Rexin-G is currently approved for the treatment of all solid tumors in the Republic of the Philippines, Epeius Biotech is conducting a series of advanced Phase I/II studies and a Phase II confirmatory trial in the U.S.

Cal Net Technology Group CEO Joins YAO’s Liesel Pritzker to Fight Poverty Through Microfinance

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 14, 2009 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cal Net Technology Group has announced that Founder & CEO Zack Schuler will serve on the board with Young Ambassadors for Opportunity (YAO) Chair Liesel Pritzker to raise awareness for the organization in order to increase the involvement of young, visionary entrepreneurs, and to raise funds for capitalizing a bank in Tanzania.

Audiolife Tells Indie Music Artists to ‘Wave Goodbye to The Post Office’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Audiolife, an Artist Services platform designed for indie artists to sell music online and on-demand to fans, has announced a new feature via its virtual, portable storefront. Using their free account, artists will now have the option to use the Audiolife platform for all fulfillment and warehousing needs.

STAT Medical Consulting Works with Medicare to Get California Physicians Paid

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s economy, more than ever, every dollar counts. That’s why STAT Medical Consulting, Inc. announces that they are working with physicians who are struggling with Medicare payments to prevent their cash flow from becoming a flat line.

Sleep Studies Indicate that Sleep Loss Can Contribute to Weight Gain

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is your mattress making you fat? SleepBook.com, sponsored by Sit ‘n Sleep, recently interviewed two sleep experts to find out; their answers were surprisingly candid. Medical studies performed in the past few years are revealing that sleep loss can contribute to weight gain.

Song Collaboration has Unique Twist at Golosio Publishing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Golosio Music Publishing (golosio.com) is just a few months old but it has discovered a new way to expand its catalog of songs. The rhythm tracks for a new groove song were created in the Los Angeles studio of John Scott G and then sent to Golosio songwriters, Doug Colosio in Redding, California, and James Sotelo in Portland, Oregon, where two different melodies were created. (VIDEO – VNR)

IBD Website for Young Adults Offers Support for Living Independently

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Children’s Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation (CDHNF) and Starlight Children’s Foundation announced the launch of ‘IBDU: Graduating to Independence’ – a new resource for young adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) who are preparing for college, vocational training, entrance into the workforce or living independently. The site provides answers for older teens and young adults to real life challenges and educational resources.

Obama Creating One World Government Pronounces Pastor Craig X Rubin

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — President Obama at the recent G20 Summit took on the role of World President and according to Pastor Rubin the start of a global government. Pastor Rubin, a recent candidate for mayor in Los Angeles asserts Obama is against marijuana because he is part of the New World Order. But the NY Post maintains, ‘The economy has gone to pot. With the nation’s fiscal health in the tank, homegrown marijuana operations have soared by 60 percent.’

CA Boom Design Show Descends on Beverly Hills in June – Features Best of Modern Design, Products, and Architecture Tours

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The CA Boom Design Show is North America’s only multi-discipline non-traditional design trade fair exhibition combining the highest caliber of architects, designers and design manufacturers on the West Coast. The show brings together the best of modern and contemporary design and architecture in a unique exhibit, conference, and tour format.

New Sleep Book Helps People Get the Most Out of Their ZZZs

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sit ‘n Sleep announces its sponsorship of SleepBook.com – a new educational web site designed to educate people about the importance of quality sleep. Site visitors are encouraged to take a short, but comprehensive survey about their sleep habits. Once the survey is complete, a free, customized ‘Sleep Book’ of approximately 35 to 40 pages is generated and delivered to the user’s inbox.

Taycor’s Free Equipment Financing Calculator Shows Businesses How a $30,000 Item Can Be Acquired for Only $1,300 Up Front

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Many business owners don’t realize that they can get the equipment they need for very little cash out of pocket,’ says Bob Skibinski, CEO of Taycor Financial. ‘We’ve created a free online equipment financing calculator that shows you exactly what your monthly payments are going to be as well as the return on investment you’ll see by putting the new equipment to work in your business.’

GDFII/LP Sucralose Win Over Competitor Tate and Lyle

EXETER, Calif., April 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading Sucralose manufacturer Guangdong Food Industry Institute/L&P Food Ingredient Co. Ltd. (GDFII/L&P) today announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) in Washington D.C. ruled in its favor in a Section 337 patent dispute (docket no. 337-TA-604) filed against the company by its competitor, Tate & Lyle Corporation (T&L).

Corbin Bleu Signs on as National Spokesperson for Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation is pleased to announce that Corbin Bleu is the new national spokesperson for the nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.

Record Label Veteran David Kronemyer Joins Music Industry Newswire as Contributing Editor

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online-based recording industry publication adds noted music promoter and former record label VP, David Kronemyer to its editorial staff. Kronemyer will contribute expertise on issues related to the business of artist management, music and independent film, as well as a regular column on ‘Deconstructing Pop Culture.’ Music Industry Newswire(TM) is a unit of Neotrope(R) Entertainment, established in California in 1983.

Obama Supports Gang Violence with White House Policies Says Pastor Craig X Rubin

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pastor Rubin of The Family Church takes donations for medical marijuana at his Beverly Hills Green Cross located at 2370 Robertson Blvd. in Los Angeles. The Pastor says, ‘Obama is missing the boat on cannabis and Clinton’s policy promotes the type of violence we are seeing in Mexico rather than ending it.’

EMK Placental Appoints Beauty Beverly Hills for Exclusive Distributorship

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regal International, Inc., doing business as Beauty Beverly Hills has been appointed by EMK Products, LLC to be the exclusive distributor of the EMK PLACENTAL(R) Skin Care Product line. Under the agreement, Beauty Beverly Hills will be allotted exclusive worldwide distributorship for the development and management of internet affiliates, marketing and sales.

Audiolife Sponsors the PureVolume.com House During Indie Music’s Biggest Event of the Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Audiolife, an Artist Services platform designed for indie artists to sell music online and on-demand to fans, has announced that it will officially sponsor The PureVolume.com House in Austin, Texas. The sponsorship will provide Audiolife with the opportunity to offer its groundbreaking web-platform to PureVolume’s extensive list of indie artists surrounding the most highly anticipated interactive music conference of the year.

Put Down The Bong Pick Up The Ballot Says Los Angeles Mayoral Candidate

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With 3 hours left to vote in California’s least-watched major election, pastor Craig X. Rubin is reaching out to Los Angeles’ 420 community and asking them to, ‘Put down the bong and pick up the ballot.’ He told supporters, ‘In the remaining hours call a friend and get out the vote.’ This election is going to have a historically low turnout and a few thousand stoners could win it for Pastor Rubin of the Family Church in Pasadena.

Audiolife Offers The Most Cost-Effective, Flexible, and Profitable Way to Sell CDs Online

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Audiolife, the Los Angeles-based Artist Services Company responsible for the development of a new media web-platform specifically designed for indie artists to sell music online and on-demand to fans, has released an in-depth report of findings on the future of selling CDs online. The report, ‘The New Way to Sell CDs Online: More Cost-Effective, Flexible and Profitable,’ compares the Audiolife model to competitors like CD Baby and Nimbit.

‘Last on the Ballot, First in Your Heart’ Craig Rubin’s Catchy Slogan in Los Angeles’ Mayor Election to Guide Him to Victory

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With ten candidates running for mayor Tuesday March 3rd in this year’s election – and most people thinking the mayor is sure to win again – one candidate, Pastor Craig X Rubin, is predicting a big upset and he explains why. ‘We are the only campaign with a positive base of support. The lying mayor is running on safety (the city isn’t safer) and my best opponent is running on an anti-Latino campaign in the largest Latino city in the world, outside of Mexico City.’

Starlight Children’s Foundation’s Annual ‘A Stellar Night’ Gala Honors Teri Hatcher and Nintendo of America and its President, Reggie Fils-Aime

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation will present Teri Hatcher with its 2009 ‘Heart of Gold Award’ at the organization’s annual ‘A Stellar Night’ gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen, on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 7 p.m. at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Starlight’s Jacki Carlish Humanitarian of the Year Award will be bestowed upon Nintendo of America and its President and COO, Reggie Fils-Aime.

Medical Marijuana Author Endorses Craig X Rubin for Mayor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dennis Peron, the senior citizen who wrote Proposition P back in 1991, says, Vote for Craig Rubin. Proposition P was the nation’s first medical marijuana legislation and has inspired national change. When it was introduced 80-percent of the voters in California’s county and city supported medical use. Since then nearly two dozen states have legalized marijuana for medical purposes. Dennis Peron, the man who started the medical marijuana movement, has come out in support of Mayoral candidate Craig X Rubin.

CyberTouch|AV Announces 19-inch Rack Mount Touch Screen Monitor

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CyberTouch|AV is pleased to announce the introduction of ER1900 – the latest addition to CyberTouch|AV’s line of touch screen LCD monitors. Available now, The ER1900 is a professional-grade 19.0-inch integrated touch screen LCD monitor designed specifically for 19-inch rack mount applications. It utilizes a 19.0-inch wide screen diagonal color TFT LCD as display and a resistive touch screen as the input device. Touch screen communication to CPU is RS232 or USB.

Fox News Joins Major News Organizations Promoting Marijuana Candidate with Air Time for Craig Rubin

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Craig Rubin, candidate for mayor in the City of Los Angeles, is certainly happy that Michael Phelps is not going to be prosecuted, but is still organizing an international boycott against Kellogg’s. He is even happier that marijuana seems to be the subject d’jour the month before the L.A. Mayoral election. Rubin, who recently has become a fixture on Los Angeles television and radio, is the off-beat candidate challenging the current mayor in ‘The City of Angels.’

Reckon Memoir Launches New EP

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reckon Memoir, a pop/rock band originally from Orange County, Calif., established in the year 2007, announced today the release of their first self entitled EP which features four songs from their repertoire. This four song preview to their upcoming album includes songs Domino Effect, Just Leave, Shattered, and Blindfolded; songs that – after being played in front of audiences around L.A. and Orange County – people are very exited about.

Beginners Luck, or Creative Artists of the First Rank? Epeius Biotechnologies Launches Rexin-G eBook Tutorial

SAN MARINO, Calif., Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announces the launch of its new informative website, containing an award-winning video and an interactive e-book designed to introduce the general public to the tumor-targeting and cancer-destroying biotechnologies behind the clinical development of Rexin-G. Honored as the first and so far only targeted, genetic medicine that has been validated in clinical trials worldwide (Nature Reviews, Genetics, 2007), Rexin-G is designed to seek-out and destroy metastatic cancers that are resistant to chemotherapy and which have spread throughout the body.

International Boycott of Kellogg’s Products Called for Over Michael Phelps Firing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millions of Americas are currently unemployed with hundreds of thousands being added to the unemployment roles monthly. Michael Phelps is obviously not unemployed, but he has been fired by Kellogg’s as their spokesman. Pastor Craig X Rubin, candidate for mayor in the City of Los Angeles, is calling for an international boycott of all Kellogg’s products as a result of his firing.

Obama is Powerless Over DEA Says Candidate Craig Rubin

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The pro-medical marijuana candidate said, ‘While the DEA is raiding local marijuana facilities against the wishes of President Barack Obama our mayor says nothing. When I am Mayor I’ll protect patients and clubs.’ L.A.’s current mayor has ducked debating candidate Craig X Rubin who is challenging him for another term as leader of the City of Angels.

Marijuana Leads to Harder Things Says Mayoral Candidate as He Gains in Polls

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Law enforcement has said marijuana leads to hard things. Pastor Craig X Rubin, candidate for L.A.’s mayor race, agrees, ‘Barack Obama wrote that he smoked marijuana. The Super Bowl MVP smoked pot, the greatest Olympian of all time, the world’s highest paid actor and some of the world’s top educators have all smoked grass, so by looking at these results one can conclude that marijuana does lead to harder things….like a leadership position in your chosen field.’

Marijuana in the News Propels Craig Rubin to New Highs in Los Angeles Mayor’s Race

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three months ago Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes was cited for marijuana possession, Olympian Michael Phelps outed with a bong, brother of Barack Obama jailed for possessing one joint of cannabis, so marijuana has been in the news a lot this week. One candidate for the officer of Mayor of Los Angeles in the upcoming election is hoping the trend continues. Craig Rubin says, ‘Marijuana is the way out of the economic crisis. Here in California, marijuana is the number one cash crop.’