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Page 66 of California Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

Ski Dazzle Announces Four City Rail Jam Tour with Online Coverage by Freeskier Magazine and Snowboard Magazine

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ski Dazzle LLC, the producer of the Nation’s Largest Consumer Ski & Snowboard Shows for over 30 years, announces The 2009 Rail Jam Tour, with Open Amateur Rail Jam Contests and introductory park lessons at the Ski Dazzle Shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, the Bay area and Sacramento. Ski Dazzle invites all team riders from resorts and manufacturers to participate in the rail jam series.

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.

‘Ardi’s’ 4.4 Million-Year-Old Footsteps Get Modern Day Simulation

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The recent news of ‘Ardi,’ the oldest and most complete hominid skeleton yet discovered, continues to generate worldwide interest. LifeModeler, Inc. has reason to pay close attention. The company’s LifeMOD™ biomechanical simulation software helped researchers understand how the 4.4 million-year-old Ardipithecus ramidus female walked and moved.

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.

Interim HealthCare CALIFORNIA Heads for the Hill

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last week, local business owner Ms. Wendy Olayvar stood up for the over 2,000 patients in San Diego County who on a yearly basis, use Interim HealthCare’s home health care services. Ms. Olayvar, President/CEO of Interim HealthCare of San Diego County, visited Capitol Hill to meet with Senator Dianne Feinstein to demonstrate how home health care helps patients – particularly seniors over the age of 65 – by ensuring they can stay in their homes and still receive highly skilled, professional health care.

U.S. Home Remodeling Recovery Began in Second Quarter 2009

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RemodelorMove’s U.S. Remodeling Activity Report™, a sampling of remodeling permits in the U.S., was issued for the second quarter 2009 today, revealing an increase in remodeling activity in certain regions of the U.S. for the first time in more than a year. According to RemodelorMove’s Remodeling Activity Report, the value of remodeling projects in the U.S. increased in the second quarter over the first quarter of 2009.

Ski Dazzle Announces Nationwide Exhibitor and Advertiser Packages for Four Consumer Snow Shows

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ski Dazzle LLC, the producer of the Nation’s Largest Consumer Ski & Snowboard Shows for over 30 years, announces exhibitor and advertiser packages available for the 2009/2010 snow season. Ski Dazzle® Snow Shows attract 180,000 ski, snowboard and active lifestyle attendees to Los Angeles, Chicago, the Bay Area and Sacramento.

Property Tax Consultants’ Three-Day Boot Camp Makes Lemonade Out of Lemons

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than half a trillion dollars in commercial mortgages will reset over the next 18 months. That’s why The McCormick Property Tax Business System™ is hosting a three-day boot camp, October 23 through October 25, at an upscale San Diego hotel. The seminar is designed to teach people how to set up a lucrative property tax consulting business.

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.

Del Mar DataTrac adds Mortgage Lending Expert Mark Todd as DMD Product Line Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Del Mar DataTrac (DMD), the leading provider of affordable loan automation solutions for mortgage lenders, banks and credit unions, has tapped mortgage lending veteran Mark Todd as a DMD Product Line Manager. Todd has more than 18 years’ mortgage lending management experience, including nearly a decade at the C-level. For more than five years he was co-owner and COO of a mortgage lender producing in excess of $2 billion annually.

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.

Pet Nutrition and Holistic Veterinary Care Seminar to Help Homeless Animals

DANA POINT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist is hosting a pet nutrition and holistic veterinary care seminar ‘Natural Cures For Pets’ to help save the lives of homeless pets. With the current economy, abandoned cats and dogs are entering shelters at an alarming rate and Ask Ariel is hoping the seminar will raise much needed funds to help save them. The pet nutrition and holistic veterinary care seminar will provide valuable tips to help pets live longer and healthier lives through holistic pet care.

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.

1st Advantage Mortgage, DocuTech, Del Mar DataTrac Named Mortgage Technology’s Synergy Award Finalists

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 1st Advantage Mortgage, DocuTech and Del Mar DataTrac (DMD) have been named Mortgage Technology magazine’s Synergy Award finalists, recognizing ‘technology initiatives and alliances that show exemplary interoperability in a production setting to advance the cause of automation and e-commerce,’ according to DMD.

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.

TeamF1 Announces Support for Cavium Networks’ ECONA Family of ARM-Based Energy Efficient System-on-Chip (SoC) Processors for the Digital Home

FREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced that their SMBware™ family of customizable software solutions, including the Secure Gateway Solution (SGS) and Managed Access Point Solution (MAPS) will be supported on the ECONA CNS3XXX family of energy efficient processors for Digital Home applications from Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing applications.

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.

Desolation of Obama Nation ‘Church is Not a Place for Healing’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — President Obama promised medical marijuana patients that their cannabis collectives would be protected as long as they followed state law. That should have included another caveat too because it seems raids on cannabis dispensaries have not stopped. Beverly Hills Green Cross’ Craig X Rubin is the creator of an on-line marijuana school teaching people around the globe how to profit from California’s recent ‘Green Rush.’ Rubin says, ‘Obama’s wishes are not being obeyed. The government is targeting cannabis collective owners who are speaking out against the government.’

VIP Auction Package to Attend the 2009 Emmy Award Show and HBO After-Party to Benefit Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation is currently auctioning off a VIP package for two lucky individuals to walk the red carpet and see popular television celebrities up close at this year’s All-Star Emmy® Award Show. Anyone can bid on two tickets to the Emmy Award Show on Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Nokia Theater in the heart of the exciting downtown complex LA Live and know that all of the proceeds will benefit Starlight’s seriously ill children and their family members.

PigskinKids.com Has Passion for Preparing Kids to Play Football

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PigskinKids.com is an online meeting place for youth football fans, coaches and players. This new Web site sets a new standard for instructional youth football and raises the bar for quality online video content through its free, shared youth football highlight feature.

Next Step After Twitter and Facebook: New Social Network Lets You Carve Your Own Niche on the Web

BONITA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What is the next thing for Social Networking? Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and their competitors let you find friends, build brands, and form groups. But a newer site lets you do those things, plus monopolize a chunk of the Internet around a social issue, philosophical question, research problem, niche art form, or environmental challenge. The rationale for the World Mind Network (WMN) stems from events over the last five years or so – the advent of new Web 2.0 tools which have hit society like waves.

Author of ‘America Libre’ Tours Southern California, Setting for Controversial Novel of Latino Insurrection

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Raul Ramos y Sanchez is touring Southern California, the setting of his controversial debut novel AMERICA LIBRE following its July 29th release by Grand Central Publishing (formerly Warner Books). The apocalyptic story, which envisions an armed Latino insurrection in the U.S. Southwest sparked by a violent anti-immigration backlash, has already gained considerable media attention from print and broadcast sources including USA Today.

Virtual Law Partners Welcomes Charulata Pagar, Adam Lin, Eda Tan, and Byron Rodriguez

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that Charulata Pagar, Adam Lin, Eda Tan, and Byron Rodriguez have joined the firm. ‘VLP is continuing to expand with top quality attorneys. Our newest lawyers further expand the firm’s practice areas and also strengthen our Asia practice,’ said RoseAnn Rotandaro, VLP’s President and Co-Founder.

7th Annual World Savvy Gala – Raising Funds to Address Global Education in Our Schools

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, September 24, 2009 the 7th Annual World Savvy Gala will be held at the Hotel Kabuki. The Gala is World Savvy’s premier event, raising funds and awareness to support the mission of the organization to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, so that they are prepared to learn, work, and live as responsible citizens in the global community.

Pro-Pot Pastor Produces Profit from Pot Course for the Masses

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the proliferation of marijuana clubs across the Western States of the United States, a familiar face in the cannabis industry has created a way all Americans can profit from pot. After guest lecturing at America’s first cannabis college Pastor Craig X Rubin of the Beverly Hills Green Cross realized the need for an on-line education resource in the emerging cannabis field.

Affordable Home Remodeling Gets Easier with ‘The Bathroom Remodeling Workbook’ from ABCD Publishing

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for the end of the recession, when homeowners are again planning home remodeling projects to take advantage of low prices and ‘government stimulus home-remodeling incentives,’ ABCD Publishing announces the release of the first book in their Remodeling Workbooks Series. This first book in the series addresses the most popular room of the house to remodel – ‘The Bathroom Remodeling Workbook.’

SecuGen and Valid Technologies Collaborate to Bring Biometrics to IBM Enterprise Computing Environments

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen and Valid Technologies are pleased to announce a technology and marketing partnership to deliver strong user authentication solutions to IBM enterprise computing customers. As a result of this partnership, the Valid Technologies VSSA® Strong User Authentication solution will include support for SecuGen biometric matching technologies and the SecuGen Hamster family of biometric fingerprint readers.

BankForeclosuresSale.com Closely Analyzes Foreclosure Filings in 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than midway through 2009, BankForeclosuresSale reports that foreclosure filings are in the millions. When July 2008 foreclosure numbers are compared to July 2009, there is an increase of nearly 32 percent in foreclosure filings. And to date, Bank Foreclosures Sale reports that more than half of that activity has been reported in Nevada, California, Arizona and Florida.

Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Names Christine Joseph, RN, as Clinical Administrator

COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor, a new multi- specialty outpatient surgery center committed to advancing surgical technologies and patient care available in South Orange County, has named Christine C. Joseph as clinical administrator.

World’s Largest Construction Company Selects ENow’s Mailscape for Exchange Management

ORANGE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With over a century of experience, and 7 divisions spanning 80 countries, VINCI Construction’s unrivaled level of expertise in building, specialized civil and hydraulic engineering, and facilities and project management, has allowed the French company to become the worldwide leader in the construction industry. VINCI Construction is the parent company of VINCI Construction France, whose dynamic growth, particularly in the area of job creation, is aiding in the expansion of VINCI’s global presence.

Entertainment Publisher Neotrope Make Their First Appearance on the Inc. 5000

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2009 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope®, a leading brand identity, content publisher, public relations, SEO, and entertainment technology company, today announced its first appearance on Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list, which ranks the top 5,000 fastest-growing private U.S. companies. Between 2005 and 2008, Neotrope achieved a modest 22.5 percent growth rate with less than 5 full-time employees. Neotrope’s 2009 Inc. 5000 ranking further enhances the company’s long standing reputation for excellence and customer service.

Racism Charged in Los Angeles as Economy Goes to Pot

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is said that Obama has stopped the economy from falling off a cliff, but in Los Angeles it is the Cannabis Industry that is saving landlords of commercial properties, says Pastor Craig Rubin. One year ago Rubin, founder of Craig X Academy, an on-line marijuana school that teaches students in a course called, ‘Profit from Pot,’ rented an abandoned building in the SORO district to provide medical cannabis to qualified patients. Rubin has recently bombarded the Internet with ads for his service but finds himself in a fight with the City of Los Angeles to save his pot club.