California Business News - Page 65

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



Personal Finance Newsletter for Young Adults Can Be a Smart Graduation Gift

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – After three years of research and development, MONEYSCHOOL Corporation has launched KaChing!, an innovative electronic newsletter with a unique approach to educating young adults about personal finance, money management, and consumer economics. MONEYSCHOOL expects the newsletter to be a popular graduation gift from parents and grandparents to this year’s high school and college grads.

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).

34th Annual Country Day Fair for Prince of Peace – Costa Mesa

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the thirty-fourth consecutive year Prince of Peace School announces a great day of family fun! The Annual Country Day Fair is happening Saturday, April 19th, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Costa Mesa. Prince of Peace Church and School have been a community anchor in the Mesa Verde community of Costa Mesa for over 40 years.

Cypress Systems, Inc. Launches Cancer Prevention Health Campaign Using SelenoExcell(R)

FRESNO, Calif., April 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chairman and CEO, Paul Willis stated, ‘Just like his previous career at a large agribusiness company, Dr. Mark E. Whitacre has risen fast at Cypress Systems, Inc, last month being named the company’s chief operating officer and president of operations.’ Now Cypress and Whitacre are focusing their energy on an aggressive cancer prevention campaign in order to get Americans-and people around the world-to consume a special type of selenium known as SelenoExcell(R).

Sebastiani Winery’s 2005 Dutton Ranch Chardonnay to be Served During Papal Visit to The White House

SONOMA, Calif., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sebastiani Vineyards and Winery has been informed that its 2005 Dutton Ranch Chardonnay will be served during the visit by Pope Benedict XVI to the White House on Wednesday April 16th, 2008. Sebastiani has been sourcing fruit from the Dutton Ranch since 1985.

San Francisco Singles Dance Party and Mixer at Golden Gate Yacht Club

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild is hosting a Singles Dance Party and Mixer in San Francisco at the exclusive Golden Gate Yacht Club (GGYC) in San Francisco, 1 Yacht Rd., Friday, May 16th, 2008, from 8 p.m. to midnight. GGYC is normally for members only, but by special arrangements, membership is not required for this event. (VIDEO)

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.

Taylor Wilshire’s ‘Book of Mom’ Delivers Help and Balance for Overwhelmed Moms

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taylor Wilshire, award-winning author of ‘The What-If Guy’ (ISBN: 0-9778018-02), brings inward and outward balance for moms in her new novel, ‘The Book of Mom’ (ISBN: 978-0-9778018-1-7, Nautilus Press).

Educational Wildfire Resource Empowers Homeowners and Aids Firefighters

GRANITE BAY, Calif., April 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prepare Stay Defend (PSD), a California non-profit organization, has launched a web site that empowers homeowners against wildfires; they are the first organization of its kind to support homeowners, nationwide, through their educational web site and on-line fire training.

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.

Career Insurance: New 24/7 Drunk Driving (DUI) Prevention Service for California’s Major Cities

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finally, there’s a new way to enjoy a night on the town in your own car and never worry about getting a DUI. Those with a lot to lose from a DUI arrest call it their ‘career insurance.’ Safe Ride Solutions (SRS) is a national network of off-duty and retired, veteran police officers. It’s a new, unique, collaborative DUI prevention program developed by peace officers, professional athletes and business professionals to address the real world problem of DUI.

Prince of Peace Kids Sow for Second Harvest

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today was a perfect Southern California day for students at Prince of Peace Christian School: warm, sunny, with a 100% chance of learning. Students from pre-school to sixth grade observed and tended their seedling crop. The young plants are three to four inches high and ready to be harvested and transplanted to a field where food is farmed specifically for the benefit of local families in need.

New and Improved SecuGen Hamster(TM) Plus Fingerprint Reader with Smart Capture(TM) is Now Faster, Better, Cheaper

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce the immediate availability of an improved version of the Hamster Plus fingerprint reader. This newly upgraded device captures fingerprint images much faster than previously. In addition, the Hamster Plus now makes the Smart Capture feature available. Smart Capture automatically adjusts the sensor brightness to capture fingerprints from dry and moist fingers.

Online Dating CEO Marries Customer

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a stunningly ironic twist, OnlineBootyCall.com Founder and CEO has married one of his own customers. In a private Vegas wedding, Moses (Mo) Brown married Heather Rivers (Username: WantNLovN), a 24-year-old fashion designer from New York. Online Booty Call is a unit of Mobeze, Inc.

Selling Your Business is Possible in Tough Times

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California economy may be struggling, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to sell a business. Members of the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB) are seeing a strong future for business sales within the state.

Plangarden’s Vegetable Gardening Software Expands Web 2.0 Social Networking Features

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Plangarden enhances its drag-and-drop online vegetable gardening software by expanding features for its rapidly growing community of vegetable gardeners. The new Web 2.0 social networking features enable vegetable garden enthusiasts from all over the world to interact over a ‘virtual backyard fence’ where they can ask or swap advice.

Virtue(R) Links to God, Holy Spirit, Christ, Eckhart Tolle and Stillness; ‘New Earth’ Presentation Draws Comment from IBI Execs

ORANGE, Calif., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Be Still and know that I am God, said IBI CEO Rick Larimore, is the passage that Eckhart Tolle referenced from the Bible’s Psalm 46:10 in the first interview of Oprah’s on-line presentation of Tolle’s recent book ‘The New Earth,’ presented at oprah.com. This is the Biblical passage we have referenced the last 2 1/2 years on virtueperfume.com and our pamphlet, for the same reason.

Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Promoted at Cypress Systems, Inc. and a Warner Bros. Movie to be Filmed About Him

FRESNO, Calif., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cypress Systems, Inc., a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, announced that it has promoted Mark E. Whitacre, Ph.D. to become the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and President of Operations. Dr. Whitacre joined the executive management team in December 2006 as President of Technology and Business Development for the new east coast office.

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.

Breakthrough in Handwriting Analysis Leads to Revolutionary Hiring Tool

TEMECULA, Calif., March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Written Inc. has developed a breakthrough technology which has led to the first significant improvement to the 150-year-old science of handwriting analysis. This week, the company released the latest version of their personality assessment tool, Candidate Insight(TM).

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.

F and M Tool and Plastics Announces Opening of Smartware Products Division

FRESNO, Calif., March 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — F & M Tool and Plastics Inc., in Leominster Mass., a molding firm specializing in manufacturing eco friendly products, has announced the opening of Smartware Products, a division of F & M Tool and Plastics, a sales and distribution center in the Central Valley of California.

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.

Club Sentry Selects SecuGen(R) Hamster(TM) Fingerprint Readers for Use with Biometric Check-in Software

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that Club Sentry, Inc. has chosen SecuGen’s Hamster fingerprint readers for integration with Club Sentry’s club management software. The Hamster readers will be used to scan fingerprints of members when they check-in and check-out through Club Sentry’s Biometric ID software module.

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.

Photographic Fine Art Lamps Feature New Environmentally Responsible LED Lighting

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Holland Scott Gallery today announces the debut of the Environmentally Responsible Green Energy Fine Art Lamps. These lamps combine energy-efficiency technology with fine-art design.

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.

Manhattan LAMN Jam Launches Tuesday, March 18 – Artists Perform, Industry Listens, $20,000 in Prizes

MANHATTAN, N.Y. and HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Feb. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Music Network’s ‘LAMN Jam’ heads for the Big Apple. Launched three years ago in Los Angeles (where performances continue), LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant professional critiques from a panel of industry experts. This year, artists will perform for $20,000 in prizes.

Alpha Red selects BandCon to Provide Backbone, Peering Services

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BandCon today announced that it has been selected by Alpha Red, Inc., a dedicated server hosting provider and Internet service provider headquartered in Houston, Texas, to facilitate the company’s peering initiative. Under the terms of the multiple-year agreement, BandCon has installed and will maintain the connectivity of Alpha Red’s private national backbone that connects all the major metropolitan areas of the United States.

Easy Report Design, Modification, and Generation: RenderX Brings Together XML, Microsoft Word 2003/2007, Web, and Oracle Database 9i/10g

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RenderX, a market leader in ‘XML to PDF’ and ‘XML to PostScript’ technology, officially released the Beta versions of two new software products – DataStyler and XML Report Generator (XMLRG). DataStyler is an application for quick creation of templates for variable data embedding. Microsoft Word 2003/2007 is used as the environment for template layout design. Special XML tags indicate data merge points in report templates.

SecuGen Fingerprint Readers Now Work with Tutis Biometric Logon Software to Authenticate Users to Active Directory

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Feb. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading fingerprint technology company, announced today that its well-known Hamster(TM) line of fingerprint readers is now available with Tutis Biometric Logon, an Active Directory compatible network authentication application.

SecuGen Fingerprint Technology Now Supported on WCC’s Multi-Modal Fusion Platform

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading fingerprint technology company, today announced its collaboration with WCC Smart Search & Match, a leading provider of high-performance search and match software. ‘Our partnership with SecuGen brings together two key technologies to deliver on the promise of multi-modal fusion,’ said Peter Went, CEO of WCC.

Global Quarters Launches World’s First Fractional Ownership Brokerage

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Quarters, Inc. has announced its formation as the world’s first fractional ownership brokerage, addressing changing trends in the international real estate marketplace. ‘Three things are changing where and how Americans buy real estate: retiring baby boomers, inherited wealth and technology,’ says Global Quarters’ founder and veteran real estate broker Paula Gold-Nocella.

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.