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



Targeting Metastatic Cancer from the Inside: Epeius Biotech Reveals a New Generation of Tools for Medical Gene Delivery

SAN MARINO, Calif., Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced the publication of another landmark paper describing recent technological advances in medical gene delivery. The latest scientific paper, entitled ‘Targeting metastatic cancer from the inside: A new generation of targeted gene delivery vectors enables personalized cancer vaccination in situ,’ was published in the October issue of the International Journal of Oncology.

Joss and Colosio Create a Country Song of Love and Remembrance

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new song from country duo Scott Joss and Doug Colosio is Darlin’, a deeply-felt ballad that celebrates many aspects of love. Released by Golosio Publishing, Darlin’ is quietly exciting in a very peaceful and intimate style. ‘If ever a song could be said to wear its heart on its sleeve, this is the one,’ says John Scott G, a partner in Golosio Publishing.

Resurrection Mary: New DVD Trades Blood and Guts for Psychological Thrills and Chills

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lock the doors, turn off the lights and settle in for High Integrity Productions’ recently released DVD – Resurrection Mary – a legendary ghost story that dates back to the 1930s. Distributed by Entertainment Studios, while the legend is not new, the way the story is told is; Resurrection Mary walks again! (VIDEO – VNR)

the testing group Formed by Merger of QA Industry Pioneers Intellikey Labs and Direct QC

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quality Assurance industry leaders Intellikey Labs and Direct QC have merged their operations to create the testing group, inc., a leading-edge testing facility serving the digital content and commerce marketplace. This merger is the first of several strategic initiatives that the testing group plans to take to accelerate mass acceptance of break-through consumer technologies. The announcement was made by Lauren K. Evers and James Richardson.

Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books to Bookmark, for Q3/2008

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest quarterly ‘Books to Bookmark’ list, for Q3/2008. 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.

FookMovie Creates 30 Music Videos in 2008

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Communications expert John Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) leads a collective of artists, musicians and videographers known as FookMovie in the creation of wildly colorful music videos. Since opening in April, the company has completed 30 productions. (VIDEO – VNR)

Ron Paul Style Politician, Craig X Rubin, Running for Mayor of Los Angeles Gives Press Conference

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Craig X Rubin held a press conference at the Los Angeles Press Club Monday evening, September 29th, to announce his plans as the next Mayor of the City of Los Angeles. In the next election he detailed how he planned to go after the current Mayor at his base. Despite being a ‘white boy’ from the Westside, Candidate Rubin is a fluent Spanish speaker, who even ad-libbed some Spanish in a guest appearance he made on Showtime’s hit series ‘Weeds’ starring Kevin Nealon and Mary-Louis Parker.

Non-Profit Organizations to Receive $25K in Free PR Grants and Marketing Support

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a brand identity, PR, and marketing firm established Jan. 1983, is donating $25,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Neotrope previously donated $25K worth of services in 2000, and $22K in 2005; and has provided discounted or free services to various non-profits for more than 20 years. Organizations may apply for this program starting today.

WiseUSA ’08 – A Global Meditation Program Aimed at Influencing the American Election

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gaiafield Center for Subtle Activism (GCSA), sponsored by the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), announces the launch of WiseUSA ’08, a non-partisan, free global meditation and prayer program to run from October 1st to November 6th 2008, designed to draw forth wise leadership from both politicians and citizens during and beyond the U.S. presidential election. (VIDEO – VNR)

Made in USA E-Commerce Site Reports Record Growth Despite Economic Downturn

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MadeinUSAForever, an e-commerce site that sells products made only in America, announces that they continue to grow their business in spite of the Wall Street chaos proving that people are re-focusing their energies on Main Street. ‘There is hope,” Todd Lipscomb, president and founder says. ‘One area that is paramount to America’s turnaround is showing strength despite the current grim economic news.’

Premium Spanish Obsello Absinthe Sweeps West and East Coast

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsello, an authentic Spanish absinthe verte, is quickly becoming recognized as the highest quality absinthe available to U.S. consumers. Obsello officially launched last month in San Francisco and has been picked up by scores of upscale restaurants, bars and night clubs in S.F., Los Angeles, and, now, New York.

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.