Los Angeles Business News - Page 28

Page 28 of Los Angeles Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Jazz Prodigy Eric Reed to Perform at Get a Life Childcare Foundation’s First Annual ‘Jazz to Support Life’ Event

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Get a Life Childcare Foundation, the only non-profit foundation in the nation dedicated to caring for children whose parents or siblings are living with chronic or terminal illness, will be holding their first annual Jazz to Support Life event benefiting the foundation’s second child care facility in West Los Angeles.

Firebombers Incorporated: The Future of Wildland Firefighting?

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As global warming causes mega-fires to become the norm, as firefighting budgets are slashed, firefighting aircraft are grounded due to thick smoke, and firefighters are overwhelmed by the sheer number and size of wildfires, people are asking: Can technology be harnessed to produce a firefighting force capable of taking on such destructive phenomena before our forests are reduced to ash? A book from Firebomber Publications may provide the answer.

ThinkBox Launches ‘Showy Show!’ – Breakthrough Children’s Video Series

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ThinkBox Inc. today announces the release of ‘Showy Show! Preschool Show,’ the first in a new live action educational video series for 2-5 year olds. The Showy Show series is specifically designed to use music and participation to help kids and their parents get ready for the major challenges of childhood such as going to preschool, going to bed, and having a sleep over. (VIDEO – VNR)

PACHECOS – Fear Of A Green Planet: Album Coming from Latin Thug Records

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following up on the success of their debut album Beat Hustlers, Barcelona Spain’s production trio – known as Pachecos – return with Fear Of A Green Planet, an album that pays tribute to the classic Public Enemy album (Fear Of A Black Planet), while also promoting the legalization of their favorite herb.

New Marinello Spa Academy Location Opens on Fairfax

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marinello Schools of Beauty is pleased to announce the opening of the new Spa Academy on North Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles. The Academy is an extended campus of Marinello’s campus location on Wilshire Boulevard. Join us at our grand opening ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 25th at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be provided.

Stickam.com and Media Mayhem Corporation Sign Exclusive Online Advertising Agreement

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) has signed an exclusive advertising representation deal with live social networking [streaming] giant Stickam.com. MMC will promote Stickam.com with the nation’s largest agencies and advertisers helping them effectively reach their target audiences.

Media Mayhem Corporation Names Public Relations Pro Douglas Maher as Public Relations Specialist

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announces Thursday the addition of Public Relations Pro Douglas Maher as the company’s new Public Relations Specialist, creating yet another in a long line of strategic moves to advance the company to greater heights in its goal to become the top online advertising and marketing agency in the world.

Neotrope Sponsors LAMN Jams, Brings PR Expertise to Live Music Series

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), an entertainment and brand marketing company, will officially sponsor the Los Angeles Music Network’s Rock and Urban Music Contest ‘LAMN Jams’ which launched June 9th and runs through August 11th. Taking its popular LAMN Jams to a new level, LAMN invites rock artists to submit original music to perform for a panel of industry experts and receive live critiques.

Sunny, Sweet Rock and Roll from Simpler Times – The New Dick and Dee Dee Review

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dee Dee Phelps, the original member of the Warner Bros. Records duo Dick and Dee Dee, and singer/actor Michael Dunn, will re-create the hits of Dick and Dee Dee and other ’60s recording artists on Sunday night, June 22nd at Theatre Palisades, 941 Temescal Canyon Road, in Pacific Palisades, California at 8 p.m.

SolarReserve CEO to Speak at European Tech Conference

LA BAULE, France and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Terry Murphy, President and CEO of California-based solar thermal power company SolarReserve, has been tapped to speak about the future of concentrated solar power at a technology conference to be held later this week. The conference’s goal is to foster European expansion and partnership agreements for select companies focusing on energy, technology, entertainment and media, and other emerging technology fields.

Environmentally Minded Developer Appointed to Oversight Board of Controversial Landfill

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles business leader and environmental sustainability advocate David S. Honda has been appointed to the Sunshine Canyon Landfill Local Enforcement Agency (SCL-LEA). SCL-LEA is a recently created joint powers authority (JPA) formed in part to adjudicate operating issues surrounding the controversial urban landfill at Sunshine Canyon as they arise.

Phase I/II Study of Targeted Gene Delivery In Vivo – Intravenous Infusions of REXIN-G

SAN MARINO, Calif., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the results of an on-going Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for metastatic bone and soft tissue sarcoma (J Clin Oncol 26: 14509, 2008). Rexin-G is the first and so far only targeted gene therapy vector that has been tested in the clinic (Nature Reviews/Genetics 2007).

Media Mayhem Corporation – The Answer to Multi-Media Platform

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announced Friday that the company has assumed a tight control on the war for breaking multi-media platform strategy in a field that chews companies up and spits them out when they cannot produce what the client needs in today’s ever changing online advertising world.

YoungYou Expands Headquarters in Los Angeles and Will Open Rejuvenation Center for its Customers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — YoungYou Corporation, an international weight-loss and anti-aging research and development company, today affirmed its commitment to enabling its customers to live a healthy lifestyle with the opening of a new headquarters in Los Angeles, CA. The new location will also soon welcome YoungYou’s new Rejuvenation Center.

undrest.(R) to be Featured in MTV Movie Awards Gift Bag – The Rich Just Got a Little Richer

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles based apparel company undrest.(R) has been picked to be in this year’s coveted MTV Movie Awards giveaway bag. The ultra premium gift bag has been valued in the past at over $17,000 and has included such exclusive items as the iPod Mini, Givenchy watches and Fendi eyewear. These exclusive bags are typically reserved for the likes of such A-Lister’s as Lindsay Lohan, Anne Hathaway, and Sarah Jessica Parker.

Targeted Gene Delivery Signals Cancer Vaccination in Vivo

SAN MARINO, Calif., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today that the results of a Phase I Feasibility Study of sequential targeted gene delivery-using Rexin-G followed by Reximmune-C-for cancer vaccination will be presented at the ASCO meetings in Chicago on June 1, 2008 (J Clin Oncol 26:3077, 2008). Rexin-G and Reximmune-C are pathotropic (disease-seeking) nanoparticles bearing a cytocidal cyclin G1 gene and a granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) gene, respectively.

TARGETED GENE DELIVERY IN VIVO: Rexin-G Monotherapy Reveals Significant Biological Activity without Toxicity in Chemo-Resistant Metastatic Breast Cancer (ASCO 2008)

SAN MARINO, Calif., May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the promising results of an on-going United States-based Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for metastatic breast cancer that is refractory to conventional chemotherapy (J Clin Oncol 26:14509, 2008). This clinical trial employed intra-patient dose-escalations of Rexin-G given i.v. two to three times a week for 4 weeks, with doses ranging from 2 x 10e11 cfu to 6 x 10e11 cfu per week.

Pangea Day – Millions Join Together in First Global Laugh For World Peace

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Madan Kataria, creator of Laughter Yoga, has long dreamt of having simultaneous laughter sessions in different parts of the world. ‘I wished for major television channels like BBC and CNN to telecast all laughter celebrations and reach out to the people in every corner of the globe,’ says Kataria. ‘The dream I long cherished was fulfilled on May 10th when I received a surprise invitation for doing a global laughter session on Pangea Day in Los Angeles.’

ASCO 2008: Tumor-Targeted Rexin-G Demonstrates Dose-Dependent Anti-Tumor Activity without Toxicity in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, Calif., May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the results of an on-going Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for metastatic pancreatic cancer (Chawla et al., ASCO meeting, 2008). Continuing on with the planned dose-escalations of Rexin-G which began in 2005 using lower doses of Rexin-G in a Phase I safety study (Molecular Therapy, 2008), the current Phase I/II study employed higher dose-escalations of Rexin-G given i.v. two to three times a week for 4 weeks.

SolarReserve Hires Top Energy and Technology Expert – Tom Georgis Appointed as Vice President of Development

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal power company, has announced the hiring of Tom Georgis as Vice President of Development. Georgis will be responsible for developing solar power projects in the United States and internationally. SolarReserve holds the exclusive license for the breakthrough molten salt power tower technology with energy storage developed by United Technologies Corporation subsidiary, HS Rocketdyne.

Lawyer Requests The United Nations and European Union Impose Trade Sanctions on The United States and Arizona for Alleged Human Rights Violations

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and LONDON, England, April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles Attorney, Frederick A. Romero, a decorated United States Marine Corp. veteran, who has been awarded the Purple Heart medal and was previously honorably discharged as a sergeant, has requested the United Nations, European Union and Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to impose trade sanctions against the United States and to freeze U.S. assets abroad.

Interim Analysis of Phase I/II Study of Rexin-G Confirms Efficacy with No Dose Limiting Toxicity in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, Calif., April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that Interim Analysis of an on-going Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for pancreatic cancer confirmed Rexin-G’s anti-tumor activity with no major toxicity in patients with metastatic chemotherapy-resistant pancreatic cancer.

Professional Life Coaching Firm Announces Simultaneous Web Site Upgrades and Life Changing Book Launch

CLAREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Life-Changing Coaching, a professional life coaching firm established in 2001, announced today a new and improved web site to enhance usability and to complement a book series launch – the first of which is titled, ‘Moving Forward: Turning Good Intentions into Great Results by Discovering Yourself, Your Place, and Your Path’ (ISBN: 978-143-434-2836, hardcover; and 978-143-434-2829, softcover).

Lucy Hood to Deliver Keynote Presentation at Private Capital Network Breakfast Meeting

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lucy Hood, former president of Fox Mobile Entertainment will deliver a keynote presentation at the Los Angeles Private Capital Network meeting this month. On April 22nd, the event will kick off at 8:30 a.m. at the Custom Hotel where Hood will share recent experiences pioneering mobile business models and also discuss future plans.

Most American’s Wealth is Lost by the Third Generation

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loquvam Law, Southern California’s premier estate planning law firm asserts that traditional bare bones estate planning has focused primarily on what happens after death and usually passes on financial wealth outright with no conditions or safeguards. Today’s American families are realizing that these outdated, traditional estate planning methods are failing them and their families.

New e-Book Brings Professional Photo-Illustration Effects to Every Photographer

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new interactive publication brings great flexibility to every photographer using Adobe Photoshop 7 through CS3 running on Windows or Mac. The just-released eBook includes literally hundreds of new, productive and exotic treatments, effects, transformations and conversions of almost any digital image. The work is ‘Lights…Digital Camera…ACTIONS!’ (ISBN: 1-882383-39-7) by Peter iNova.

Local CEO Appointed to Orange County Business Ethics Council

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In recognition to his dedication to business ethics, Phillip (Phil) M. Ramos, Jr., CEO of Philatron International, Inc, was appointed to the Business Ethics Panel of the upcoming 6th Annual Orange Catholic Foundation Conference on Business and Ethics.

Epeius Biotechnologies Awarded U.S. Patent for Targeted Injectable Gene Delivery In Vivo

SAN MARINO, Calif., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today the issue of U.S. Patent No. 7,347,998 for Targeted Gene Delivery in vivo. This patent provides additional intellectual property protection for the platform of highly advanced biotechnologies embodied in the company’s leading anti-cancer agent, Rexin-G.

PMI Financial Announces New Casino Contract

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., March 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — President and CEO Frank Manley of PMI Financial, a provider of ATM (Automated Teller Machine) service with contractual second party cash advance solutions for the gaming industry, announced today a new multi-year contract with Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort, a Port Madison Enterprise and an agency of the Suquamish Tribe, where PMI will provide ATM service.

TechGenii CEO Featured as Digital Media Expert in Entrepreneur’s Influencers Issue

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Barbara Bickham is the wizard behind the curtain and is creating digital media magic at TechGenii, Inc. And, as a result, Entrepreneur Magazine recently recognized her as an expert in the field of digital media.

Intellikey Labs Releases First Ever Blu-ray AMP(TM) and Ultimate DVD Testing Matrix and AMP(TM)

GLENDALE, Calif., March 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intellikey Labs, a recognized leader in optical disc quality assurance content testing, announced today the launch of Intellikey DVD Testing Matrix 7.0. The first ever Blu-ray AMP(TM) and along with the latest Standard Def matrix enables Intellikey to provide the most definitive AMP(TM) rating system available for DVD testing on domestic players. Matrix 7.0 is the most representative DVD testing matrix ever released.

Uproar’s Re-launch Revolutionizes the Casual Gaming Experience

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar.com, a popular entertainment and gaming internet brand created in 1995, has been re-launched by Firstlook. Originally a place for casual gamers to come and play free TV game shows like Family Feud and Jeopardy, Uproar’s new community-driven site helps casual gamers to easily find the best and newest online casual games.

Triumph from Tragedy: Self-Made Hip-Hop Artist SOLOW13 Spreads the TRUTH

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Underground Mexican hip-hop artist/entrepreneur, SOLOW13, breaks the music game wide open by establishing his own label, TRUTH LOVES LA WFAMILIA, LLC or simply LAWFAMILIA, LLC. The new imprint is a collaborative partnership between SOLOW13 and famed West Coast label, Latin Thug Records – best known for being founded by Cypress Hill’s Sen Dog and home to the Reyes Brothers, B Real’s ‘Gunslinger’ albums and many other notable releases.

Send2Press(R) Joins Sponsors of Manhattan LAMN Jam – Music Artists Perform and Industry Listens

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Music Network’s LAMN Jam heads for the Big Apple, and has added an additional event sponsor in Send2Press(R) Newswire, a unit of Neotrope(R). Launched three years ago in Los Angeles, LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant professional critiques from a panel of industry experts.

New DVD Documentary Series Brings English History to Life

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a new documentary series on DVD, released by Gallery of Historical Figures(R), artist and raconteur George Stuart gives his take on the formative and often turbulent history of England. Murder, treachery, greed, love and hate punctuate the timeline, as the country evolves from Tudor absolutism into constitutional monarchy of Victoria.

ONEsite, Inc. acquires Social Platform LLC

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. and LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ONEsite Inc., the leading provider of enterprise community and social networking software, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Social Platform LLC, well recognized as a key player in the custom white label social networking software space.

SolarReserve Announces Hiring of Distinguished Solarthermal Power Technology Expert

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal power company that has licensed an innovative energy storage technology for on-demand utility-scale solar power, today announced the appointment of William R. Gould, Jr. to serve as Chief Technical Officer.

SolarReserve Announces Appointment of Top Power Plant Development Expert

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal company that has recently commercialized an innovative heat storage technology that provides utility-scale solar power on demand, today announced that Kevin Smith has been hired to serve as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Development.

SOLOW13 Brings the Heat with His Debut CD Release: WARRIOR13

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Latin Thug Records presents the debut album from ground-breaking artist SOLOW13. The album will be available in stores and online February 26, 2008. Produced by SOLOW13 and Aaron (T-Bone) Boatright, the project represents a lifetime of work and experiences from this breaking talent. Legendary mastering engineer Brian ‘Big Bass’ Gardner (Eminem, Dr. Dre, Snoop, Linkin Park, Madonna) mastered the project to create what will surely become a classic, iconic album.

Insurance Professional Trades in Ties for T-shirts and Creates Positive Messages

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After 39 years of working as an insurance professional, Bob Johnson of the Bob Johnson Project, decided it was time for a change. Upon retiring, he traded in his ties for t-shirts and has worked with a designer to create a t-shirt line with a positive message.