California Business News - Page 66

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



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.

LogicEase Receives Notice of Allowance in the U.S. for Automated Loan Compliance Patent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LogicEase Solutions Inc., provider of the mortgage industry’s leading suite of risk management solutions – ComplianceEase(R), announced today it has received a Notice of Allowance for a patent on its automated compliance system from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The allowed patent, ‘System and Method For Automated Compliance With Loan Legislation’ primarily encompasses the ComplianceAnalyzer(R) automated compliance system.

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.

Un-Valentines Singles Party in San Francisco at Golden Gate Yacht Club

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild announced today that it will host its annual Un-valentines Dance Party and Mixer for Singles at the Golden Gate Yacht Club, in San Francisco, 1 Yacht Rd., Saturday, 2/2/08 from 8pm to midnight. This party is especially designed for those who currently do not have a valentine, hence the name UN-VALENTINES party.

Calyx Point Loan Origination System Users Rely on ComplianceEase for Regulatory Compliance Audit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ComplianceEase(R), a leading provider of mortgage industry automated compliance and risk management solutions, announced today that its automated compliance system, ComplianceAnalyzer(R), will be available on Calyx Point’s WebConnect(TM) platform on January 10th, 2008. Although ComplianceAnalyzer has been accessible through Point software for more than four years, this important and enhanced interface offers mortgage brokers and lenders the most complete and easy-to-use automated compliance system available.

New Comprehensive Online Health Record System Ensures Patient Privacy and Physician Efficiency

ENCINO, Calif. – Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In December 2007, MedSort.com, a premier online personal medication list management system, launched a comprehensive personal health records system – MedSort Health(TM) – which empowers consumers and patients to take control of their health records. Since January 2007, MedSort.com has been helping patients to create and manage their medication and allergy list online.

Holistic Pet Care Expert Recommends a Visit to the Veterinarian BEFORE Pet Acts Sick

DANA POINT, Calif. – Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Holistic Pet Care Expert, Susan Blake Davis from Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist (www.AskAriel.com) is urging pet owners to take their pets to the veterinarian BEFORE their pets act sick. Davis says that holistic and preventative veterinary care are the keys to pet health and longevity. Her statement comes as a result of hearing heart wrenching tales from pet owners over the holidays seeking miracle cures because their pets needed to be euthanized and they didn’t even know they were sick.

Celebrity Nurse to the Stars Gives Advice to Families on Toddler and Newborn Sleep Routine

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dee Rule, ‘Baby Nurse and Nanny to the Stars,’ has been helping families for over 18 years. She is now making the media circuit and offering free advice to parents who need answers on sleep routines.