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Page 65 of California Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



City of Angels a Heavenly Place to Live Promises Pastor When Elected Mayor of Los Angeles

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Advisory: Press Conference — Controversial religious leader, and now Los Angeles Mayoral candidate, Pastor Craig X Rubin of the Family Church (formerly of Temple 420), is taking questions from the press and public in an open interview press conference as he announces his candidacy for Mayor of the City of Los Angeles. (VIDEO – VNR)

World Mind Network Offers a Daily Snapshot of Humanity

BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If the planet is becoming a global village, how do you obtain a condensed view of what fellow villagers are thinking, doing, and creating right now? Answering that question is the goal of the World Mind Network, a group and website which employs the metaphor of the human race as one giant brain to explore new ways in which, largely through Web 3.0 technologies, we can connect with others, learn about distant and exotic people and phenomena, and address major problems in new ways.

First Relationship Self-Help Book Women are Buying Specifically for Their Man; and it’s Working

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Libra Press confirmed its new book ‘Please put the toilet seat down’ (ISBN: 978-0-615-21623-2), by author Darcy Frew and illustrated by John Blair Moore, is the first relationship self-help book women are buying specifically to give to their significant other, and not only is he reading it, it’s improving the relationship.

FBI Certifies SecuGen’s SDA04 OEM Fingerprint Sensor Module as FIPS 201/PIV Compliant

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that the SDA04, an advanced single finger capture device, has been certified by the FBI as compliant with the U.S. Government’s FIPS 201/PIV requirements. FIPS 201 places stringent requirements on the image quality of fingerprint devices as established by the FBI’s Image Quality Specifications. The SDA04 is an OEM module consisting of a fingerprint sensor and processing board that can store and perform fast 1:N search on up to 10,000 users.

Guangdong Food Industry Institute / LP Food Ingredients Vindicated by Initial ITC Determination regarding Patented Sucralose Manufacturing Technology

EXETER, Calif., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guangdong Food Industry Institute (GDFII/L&P Food), a leading and first manufacturer of Sucralose in China, announced that today, Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued his initial determination on Tate & Lyle’s Section 337 complaint (docket# 337-TA-604). The complaint alleged infringement of process patents relating to the production of sucralose and certain intermediate compounds.

Chicago Faucets ECAST(TM) Line Allows California Schools to Immediately Address Latest Lead-Free Safety Standards for Drinking Water

DES PLAINES, Ill. and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ongoing efforts by state legislators to provide the safest drinking water possible to the residents, and especially to the children of California, has resulted in the creation of California Assembly Bill 1953 (AB1953). Slated to take effect on January 1, 2010, this new bill requires residential and commercial faucets that dispense water for human consumption must not exceed a total weighted average of 0.25 percent maximum lead content.

Java Juice Coffee Geek Technique Produces Portable Perk

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stop the French presses. A new-school brew developed by Java Juice, Inc. fuels the future of coffee and allows coffee lovers to toss their brewers, grinders, filters and energy-sucking coffee machinery aside. Java Juice may eventually render whole beans as old-school fuel.

Operation Blue Light: My Secret Life Among Psychic Spies – A Memoir

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for Halloween, it’s a new but very different occult read. It took Philip Chabot 40 years to tell his amazing story, and it’s now available through Amazon.com and philipchabot.com. Chabot was an integral part of an American conspiracy, where the U.S. Government and the CIA took advantage of a select group of people who had psychic abilities in order to spy on other countries.

US Renewables Group Partners with Citi, Credit Suisse on $140MM Solar Investment

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today SolarReserve, a developer of utility scale solar power plants, announced that it has closed a second round of funding totaling $140 million. The financing was led by the renewable energy private equity group within Citi Alternative Investments, Sustainable Development Investments (SDI), and Credit Suisse’s Customized Fund Investment Group.

Epeius Biotechnologies’ Lead Product, Rexin-G for Metastatic Cancer, Aptly Highlighted by National Cancer Institute Journal

SAN MARINO, Calif., Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Rexin-G, its lead product in development for metastatic cancer, has been highlighted in a recent NEWS article published by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI, Sept. 9, 2008). The article, authored by Vickie Brower, describes recent advances and new approaches in genetic medicine that may succeed where small molecules and proteins have failed.

Expert Author Releases New Book that Demonstrates Good Health Starts with Good Posture

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — So, maybe mom was right. People should sit up straight because it could be affecting their health. A new book released by Posture Press offers easy ways for desk workers to improve posture and improve health – ‘The Science of Sitting Made Simple’ (ISBN: 978-097-16-0-20-52).

Feature Film: Action Thriller Horror, ‘RULES’ by Filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Italian-born filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia with ZASH Productions has just completed producing and directing his first feature film, an action / thriller / horror project titled, ‘Rules’ inspired by a true story. Zak is an award winning actor, world martial arts champion and fitness expert with several successful exercise videos on the market. Zak was also inspired and motivated by the WGA strike and the threat of SAG strike.

Starving For Gravity: From Bar Band to Buzz Band

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival formally invited Starving for Gravity to play a music showcase on September 20th. One of the hottest buzz bands on the scene today, SFG used to play cover tunes four hours a night — sort of like another act named after an insect. Obviously, they’ve come a long way from those days.

Why Are Popular Young Stars Flocking to The ‘Net?

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eye Scream Films today announced the premiere of their new on-line comedy series, Poor Paul, starring Kevin G. Schmidt (Cheaper By The Dozen 1 and 2, Butterfly Effect, Young and The Restless), Zack Bennett (Down the PCH), Nicholas Braun (Sky High, Minutemen), Samantha Droke (Suite Life of Zack and Cody), Floriana Lima (How I Met Your Mother), Palmer Scott (Nip/Tuck) and co-produced by Kevin Schlanser (lonelygirl15). It will air on YouTube, MySpace and exclusively in HD on KoldCastTV. (VIDEO – VNR)

SecuGen’s SDA03M(TM) Fingerprint Sensor Module Redefines Access Control for OEMs

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its newest OEM fingerprint sensor module, the SDA03M. The SDA03M features a large storage capacity of 3,000 users and will perform a fast one-to-many identification in an average of 0.2 seconds at full capacity. The SDA03M also has an impressive 460,800 bps data transfer rate. In the fourth quarter of this year a second version of firmware will be made available with a capacity of 32,000 users for one-to-one matching only.

Arclinea San Diego Wins Two National Design Awards

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two residential kitchen remodels designed by Arclinea San Diego have won prestigious national design awards. The kitchen design firm has won a Grand Award in Remodeling magazine’s 2008 Remodeling Design Awards, for their bold, contemporary design for an 1898 historic Victorian- and a Gold Award in the 2008 Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards sponsored by Qualified Remodeler magazine, for their sleek, all-stainless steel design for a 1950s California ranch.

Blues Band Aunt Kizzy’z Boyz Beats Out Youthful Competition to Win LAMN Jam Finale by a Landslide

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Hi y’all, we a blues band!’ And a profound silence fell over the room. Lead singer Sugaray of Aunt Kizzy’z Boyz said, ‘I’m gonna say that again ’cause the room always gets real quiet – we a blues band!’ But within one minute of launching into their set, the entire audience was up and dancing, and AKB went on to crush the competition with charisma, musicianship and fantastic tunes; Winning the LAMN Jam Grand Slam Urban Artist of the Year title by a landslide.

AP Financial, Inc. Opens Another Office in San Diego, California

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AP Financial, also known as American Premier Financial, announced today the opening of their ninth office in San Diego, California. ‘With the opening of the San Diego office,’ Ken C. Perrin, Senior Partner at AP Financial says, ‘we now have offices on both the east and west coast and are now positioned to grow everywhere in-between.’

Country Swing Makes a Comeback on New Song from Joss and Colosio

REDDING, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scott Joss and Doug Colosio, taking time off from their regular gig in Merle Haggard’s band The Strangers, have released a new tune through Golosio Publishing that recaptures the country swing of such greats as Bob Wills, Milton Brown, and Asleep at the Wheel. (VIDEO – VNR)

SecuGen Broadens Platform Support and Adds New NIST MINEX SDKs to The SecuGen SDK Collection, Release 11

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the SecuGen SDK Collection, Release 11. This new release adds Software Developer Kits that reflect SecuGen’s commitment to continuing its efforts to provide Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partners with the broadest platform support in the biometrics industry.

Limnia, Inc. Announces Private/Government Partnership to Deliver Leading Energy Storage Solution to Worldwide Marketplace

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Limnia, Inc., in a private/public partnership with university and national lab efforts, announces an initiative to aggregate over $100M of past research from 30 years of private lab development. This project’s goal is to deliver an energy storage solution to the marketplace which holds more energy than traditional batteries with optimal efficiency and maintains longer duration per charge than any other solution currently available worldwide.

New Title for the Instrumental Album from The G-Man is ‘Burning Fan Soundscapes’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music composer John Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) has changed the title of his instrumental album ‘Burning Man Soundscapes’ to ‘Burning Fan Soundscapes.’ More information and song samples are online at the new website for the album.

Starving For Gravity Brings Home The Gold at LAMN Jam Finale

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Though they didn’t wear Speedos like Michael Phelps, the band Starving For Gravity brought home the gold and won the LAMN Jam Grand Slam Rock Artist of the Year title. The Los Angeles Music Network competition – held during June, July and August – was Olympic in proportion, and SFG beat out hundreds of competitors.

Operation Blue Light: My Secret Life Among Psychic Spies – A Memoir by Philip Chabot with Laurie Anne Blanchard

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It took Philip Chabot 40 years to tell his story, and it’s now available on YouTube. Chabot was an integral part of what he believes to be an American conspiracy, where the U.S. Government and the CIA allegedly took advantage of, and held hostage, a select group of people who had psychic abilities. In his new book, OPERATION BLUE LIGHT: My Secret Life Among Psychic Spies (ISBN 978-0-9816024-0-0), Chabot finally divulges his frightening experiences. (VIDEO – VNR)

Museum of Robots in Second Life Introduces Real Life Housewares Line

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Museum of Robots in Second Life debuts its line of real world housewares at the New York International Gift Fair. The line features plates and tableware with a robot motif and will be available for wholesale purchase. Virtual versions of the product will be available at the Museum’s gift store in Second Life. (VIDEO – VNR)

Alien Hand Makes Holding Microphones Easier

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. announces the release of The Alien Hand Microphone Stand, a microphone stand designed specifically for miking speaker cabinets. The Alien Hand was designed to overcome the inadequacies of the traditionally used floor-mounted microphone stand. Its design consists of a plastic spring clip with an extended arm to hold a microphone.

Passware and Perlustro Partnership Produces Ground-Breaking Forensics Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and EDMOND, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The joint partnership of Passware, Inc. and Perlustro, L.P. has enabled the development of a new technology that will allow forensics specialists to access system data indexes on all Microsoft platforms, including Windows Vista. The technology can successfully recover data that, heretofore, has been hidden from forensics investigators.

Scrum Club Starts Pre-sales on Corporate Espionage

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scrum Club, a not-for-profit organization, announced today that they have begun pre-sales of their first fundraising product, a card game titled ‘Corporate Espionage.’ This game represents a battle between freshly-funded start-up companies who all have similar ideas and are entering the same target market. Each company must ramp up quickly in order to compete, and when that fails, take out the competition by any means necessary.

New Authentic Spanish Absinthe Verte Launches in U.S. Today: Obsello

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsello, an authentic Spanish absinthe verte, announces its official entrance into the U.S. market today. Obsello, hand-crafted in the Catalan region of Spain, is the only brand of absinthe readily available in the U.S. that is twice distilled, infused with real herbs including grande wormwood and made with un-aged brandy from the Penedes wine stock.

The G-Man Releases a Soundtrack to Burning Man

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a mixture of rock, trance, ambient and classical music, composer Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) creates a near-psychedelic journey on ‘Burning Man Soundscapes.’ Like the orchestral music by Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915), composer Scott G is hoping listeners to the Burning Man Soundscapes tracks achieve a state of synesthesia. (VIDEO – VNR)

Podclass Announces Web Services Technology That Promises To Bring Education into Social Networks

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Podclass, Inc. announces Podclass Web Services (PWS), an application programming interface to enable online courses to be accessed from within Facebook(R) and other social networking sites. PWS enables users of learning management systems to access and manage course content, and to collaborate and interact with classmates from within Facebook.

O.C. Foot Surgeon Receives International Recognition

LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange County foot surgeon Dr. Richard Moy is widely recognized as the developer of ‘virtually pain-free’ bunion surgery. Normally, bunion surgeries are painful and require lengthy recovery time. But signed patient affidavits (compiled since July of 2005) confirm that 97-percent of Dr. Moy’s patients describe their surgery and recovery as virtually pain free.

GiSTEQ PhotoTrackr Now Available for Mac

BREA, Calif., July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The creators of the popular PhotoTrackr are excited to announce that their program is now available for Mac users. Ever since the PhotoTrackr was created, photographers, both amateur and professional, have been making use of its easy-to-use features, allowing them to properly date, map, categorize, and organize their photos.

Podclass Announced as Recipient of fbFund for Application Built on Facebook(R) Platform

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Podclass, Inc. announces that their new web services technology that interfaces with Moodle, the leading open-source learning management software system, built on Facebook Platform has been awarded a grant through Facebook’s fbFund. (VIDEO – VNR)

Iglesias Nights – An Evening of Salsa Dancing and Latin Culture in Los Angeles – Giving Back to the Community with a Message of Hope and Success

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine a night of sensual Latin performers, igniting the dance floor with their passion for life, and their spirit for living. The vibrant strains of the music, combined with the flavors and spicy taste of Tapas and Empanadas – this sounds like the opening of a hot new, Latin dance club in Los Angeles, right? But this time there is a twist. It is not a new club; it is a charity fundraiser, and a book signing hosted by author Rodrigo Iglesias.

MMC Creates Unique Opportunities for Advertisers to Reach Horror Enthusiast

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announces Monday exclusive representation of the multi-tiered horror network of web sites that have film and production studios scrambling for placement of their latest projects on the small and silver screens.

Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books to Bookmark

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers and first-time book authors, has announced its latest quarterly ‘Books to Bookmark’ list, for Q2/2008. This list is a roundup of new and interesting books which are often missed due to their nature of not originating from ‘name’ authors, or major publishing houses.

China Sage Consultants is Logical First Step to Doing Business in China

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China is a global powerhouse and China Sage Consultants, Inc. (CSC) actively assists resource-limited companies to execute business there. They are excited to announce that they have successfully assisted five companies to establish a strong presence in the Chinese market, thereby proving the effectiveness of their China Business Incubator (CBI) model.

FDA Grants Epeius Biotechnologies’ Rexin-G A Third Orphan Drug Designation, This Time for the Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcomas

SAN MARINO, Calif., July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Rexin-G has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of all soft tissue sarcomas. This latest approval is the third clinical indication for which Rexin-G has been formally recognized by the FDA in the United States.

A Ghost Worked on the New Instrumental Album by The G-Man

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Scott G began to mix The G-Man’s new album, ‘Audio Takes a Stand’ produced by Songs and Soundtracks, he was shocked to see that an unseen entity had completed it for him. Each of the 12 songs on “Audio Takes a Stand” is a multi-layered instrumental that uses a combination of rock, dance and ambient sounds. (VIDEO – VNR)