California Business News - Page 67

Page 67 of California Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



DAVIDESIGNED Begins Accepting Appointments for New Customers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAVIDESIGNED, Couture Designer has recently completed renovations on his new workspace to allow for completely private consultations with new customers; particularly those needing to avoid the ‘public eye,’ such as celebrities, political dynamos and high caliber businesswomen. The new addition to his quarters in Beverly Hills, California, makes it possible to afford customers his trademark Exclusive Prive’ service while avoiding the common hassles of the usual commercial building atelier.

Taycor Allocates $45 Million For Unique Medical Equipment Financing Vendor Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taycor Financial and its affiliates have allocated $45 million for vendors of medical equipment and dental equipment. Device manufacturers and distributors can now offer direct financing to their buyers through custom private-label financing programs which are specifically tailored to each vendor’s profile.

Mortgage Delinquency Rates Predict More Foreclosures Ahead

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The real estate experts at Bank Foreclosures Sale are keeping a close watch on the news revolving around foreclosures across the U.S.; they are working to keep their news fresh and their listings hot. Keeping a close eye on the California real estate market, Bank Foreclosures Sale reports that, statewide, foreclosures have increased for the third-consecutive month.

Van Dorn Gourmets Introduces New Line of Gourmet Specialty Items

BURBANK, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After shopping at numerous farmers’ markets and frequenting food shows, Brian Van Dorn, owner of Van Dorn Gourmets, realized that he could come up with better and more creative spice blends, rubs, dip mixes and more. As a result, he started crafting a line of handmade goods and recently launched VanDornGourmets.com.

New Book Now Available: A Desperado’s Daily Bread

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In this first book of a much-anticipated literary series, Konrad Ventana draws back the curtains and throws open a window to a perennial drama with a depth of language that can only be described as symphonic. ‘A Desperado’s Daily Bread: Book One of the Post-Lux Trilogy’ (ISBN: 978-0595521548, paperback) is a riveting drama that follows the trail of a Western outlaw biochemist of the subterranean territories.

SecuGen Delivers New OptiMouse Plus Fingerprint Reader

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading vendor of optical fingerprint readers, is pleased to announce that it has released the OptiMouse™ Plus, an upgraded version of the world’s first combination fingerprint reader and optical mouse. Like all of SecuGen’s fingerprint readers, the OptiMouse Plus is very rugged, accurate, and affordable.

Announcing formation of Bio Jet Fuel World Industry Trade Group – World Biojet Alliance

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mitch Hawkins, CEO of JatrophaBioJet Corporation announced today founding of the World Biojet Alliance, a worldwide industry non-profit trade group to serve the needs of the rapidly forming Bio Jet Fuel sector. Mr. Hawkins, who will serve as Chairman of the Board of Governors, stated ‘The World Biojet Alliance will be an independent and impartial global organization founded to promote, conduct research, coordinate communications and provide innovative solutions for advanced biofuels used in aviation.’

Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Names Dr. Michael Sundine to the Board

COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor, a new cutting edge outpatient surgical facility located within the Pacific Medical Plaza building at 1640 Newport Blvd, has named Michael J. Sundine, M.D., F.A.C.S., as its physician representative to the Board of Directors. Dr. Sundine is a board certified plastic surgeon based in Newport Beach, Calif.

ForeclosureListingsNationwide Makes the Dream of Owning a Home a Reality

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosures are at an all-time high. However, good news is on the horizon. The release of the new federal tax credit of $8,000 given to first-time home buyers has heated up the real estate market and provided a well-needed boost to the struggling real estate industry. And, Foreclosure Listings Nationwide announces that its company has more than 1.5 million properties for sale.

New Art Book Combines Chaos, God and Sex with Digital Imaging: ‘Fractopia’ by Christopher Simmons

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christopher Simmons’ ‘Fractopia’ (ISBN: 978-0-9710555-0-6, hardcover – limited edition, Neotrope Press), collects the best of Simmons’ abstract images created by combining fractal imagery with photographic effects, textures and hand-applied layers. This special edition includes a video DVD with slide show of all images found in the book. Some of the art has been called sexual in nature, including the piece called ‘godheart.’

New Web Site Helps Anyone Assist Humanity’s Transformation Into a Global Brain – the World Mind Network

BONITA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the last five years or so, new Web 2.0 tools have hit society like one wave after another: MySpace, Skype, Facebook, YouTube, all the various iPhone and Blackberry applications, and now Twitter. The effect, according to social scientists, is to vastly increase both the complexity and content of communication, such that the planet appears more and more like a vast integrated Mind, akin to James Lovelock’s ‘Gaia’ or Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s ‘Noosphere.’ This is the rationale for the World Mind Network.

LegalizeFerrets’ YouTube Video Contest – Voting Starts June 29th through July 4th

LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LegalizeFerrets.org, an organization of people interested in legalizing ferrets in California, is conducting their second annual YouTube Video Contest. Nine videos have been entered and the only prize is $500 cash. Legalize Ferrets is conducting an Environmental Impact Report as required from the California Department of Fish and Game. Their mailing list and support continue to grow and the video contest is a great expression of the hope, pain and fear California ferret enthusiasts live with.

SecuGen Offers Free SDKs for Fingerprint Software Development

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that it is now providing all of its industry leading fingerprint template extraction and matching SDKs free of charge. Included in SecuGen’s wide selection of Software Developer Kits are SDKs for Windows Vista, Windows CE, Linux, Solaris and more.

Starlight and CCFA Unveil Enhanced Web Resource for Young Adults with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For young adults with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, coping with their illness is a life-long struggle. Today Starlight Children’s Foundation and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation announced the unveiling of their redesigned Web site, UCandCrohns.org, originally designed in 2006 to help young IBD patients cope with their condition.

Virtual Law Partners Welcomes David Lawson, Janyce Mitchell, David Roise, and Stephen Sullivan

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that David Lawson, Janyce Mitchell, David Roise, and Stephen Sullivan have joined the firm as Partners. ‘VLP’s newest partners further expand the firm’s practice in Commercial Lending and Intellectual Property. VLP is strengthening as well as broadening our range of legal representation for corporate clients,’ said RoseAnn Rotandaro, VLP’s President and Co-Founder.

Pursol Signs Major Manufacturing Agreements with Fort Peck Tribes

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pursol Solar Systems today announces the signing of an agreement with the Fort Peck Indian Tribes of Poplar, Montana for the development of its solar manufacturing plant in its Reservation. The agreements would create 350 jobs for the local community. Expected gross revenue from the solar manufacturing plant will exceed $200 M annually and will provide a boost to the local economy. At full capacity, the plant will generate 100 MW of solar panels providing much needed supply to the Pursol Solar team.

Abundant Biofuels Corporation Offers Low-Cost, Long-Term Contracts to Supply Jatropha Oil to U.S. Refiners with Under-Capacity Production Problems

MONTEREY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Charles Fishel, Chairman of Abundant Biofuels Corporation, noted that ‘There are about 100 biodiesel refineries operating below capacity and another 47 idle refineries in the United States, alone.’ To help solve this problem, Abundant Biofuels provides standardized long-term contracts (5- or 10-years) in multiples of 50,000 barrels (2,100,000 gallons) of jatropha oil. Financing is available.

Ski Dazzle Announces 2009 Consumer Snow Show Event Dates

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ski Dazzle® Ski & Snowboard Shows announce their National Show Dates for Fall, 2009: Los Angeles: Los Angeles Convention Center – October 29, 30, 31 and November 1. Chicago: Donald E Stephens Convention Center – November 6, 7 and 8. Bay Area: San Jose Convention Center – November 13, 14, 15. Sacramento: Cal Expo Fairgrounds – November 21 and 22.

Lower Back Pain is Targeted by LifeModeler, Inc. with Newly Released Software

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LifeModeler, Inc., the leading global provider of biomechanical human body simulation tools and services, has released LumbarSIM™, a new product that adds to its family of unique ‘virtual prototyping’ software. This latest innovation directly addresses the needs of orthopedic device manufacturers and surgeons seeking ways to respond to the growing numbers of patients experiencing lower back pain.

Trendara B2B Marketing Agency Achieves 600 Percent Increase in Lead Volume for Los Angeles Financial Services Company

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Over the last 2 quarters we increased our client’s online lead volume by over 600 Percent, and the landing page design and split-test techniques we deployed have resulted in conversion rates as high as 23 Percent,’ says Rowe Morehouse, Principal Consultant at Trendara LLC. ‘We’ve been able to deliver a huge increase in targeted leads, and they’re coming in at a lower cost.’

Why Are Disney and Jonas Bros Fans Anticipating 2nd Season of Potty-Mouthed Comedy? Because They Shouldn’t Be

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tweens, teens and adults alike have been anxiously awaiting the sophomore season of the wacky politically-incorrect comedy with a heart, also known as Poor Paul, produced by Eye Scream Films. These same fans are also excited for the premiere of the Disney Channel’s Princess Protection Program which happens to star Poor Paul’s Kevin G. Schmidt (Young and the Restless, Cheaper by the Dozen) and Samantha Droke (Suite Life of Zack & Cody).

Clinical Studies Validate Cancer Gene Delivery Platform: Landmark Publication Confirms Rexin-G Effectively Targets Metastatic Cancers and Improves Patient Survival

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies stuns the medical and scientific communities with a dramatic demonstration of single-agent efficacy with its lead product, Rexin-G, for metastatic cancer. The landmark article documents the results of two related studies using Rexin-G, a tumor-targeted anti-cancer agent designed to seek-out and destroy metastatic cancers that have spread throughout the body.

Discount Tickets Now On Sale for the CA Boom Design Show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CA Boom Show Tickets went on sale last week at caboomshow.com, $20/day in advance, compared with $25/day at the door. The show has grown exponentially in its complexity, combining everything related to contemporary and non-traditional design under one roof, including visits to never-before seen, stunning architectural homes in the Los Angeles area.

Epeius Biotechnologies’ Rexin-G Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today that its lead product, Rexin-G, has been granted Fast Track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as a second-line treatment for advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer. The FDA Fast Track program, like Priority Review and Accelerated Approval, was implemented to facilitate the development and expedite the review of potentially important new drugs.

Law Enforcement Desperate to Send Pot Pastor to Jail Fails Again

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — God sometimes uses a surprise to get people’s attention. For Moses it was a burning bush that was not consumed. In Los Angeles there is a Bible teacher and Pastor of a church that believes marijuana is for the healing of all nations. This pastor who recently ran for Mayor of Los Angeles was arrested three years ago and sentenced to nearly five years in jail, but has yet to serve a day. On Fox’s Good Day L.A. with Jillian Barberie, Pastor Craig X Rubin, of Beverly Hills Green Cross, admitted, ‘Yes, the City of Angels has spent millions of dollars trying to send me to jail.’

Bioenergy Life Project Announces Community Event to Document Benefits of Bioenergy on Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bioenergy Life Project announces the first community event to document the benefits of Bioenergy therapy on Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. The event will last from July 13th to 16th 2009 at the Marina Del Rey Hotel, Marina Del Rey, Calif. The Bioenergy Life Project offers the public a free opportunity to experience a unique, safe and gentle alternative solution to long term, chronic illness.

The World’s Smallest Hero! Rexin-G, Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Cancers

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies’ Rexin-G is the world’s smallest hero. Imagine if you will, a tiny particle that can travel freely within the human body seeking out cancerous tissues and metastatic tumors that have spread far and wide. Imagine an entire army of these tiny nano-particles seeking out and accumulating to high concentrations within the flagrant, otherwise intractable tumors with one goal in mind: to destroy the metastatic cancers from the inside.

Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books to Bookmark, for the First Half of 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 the first half of 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.

Virtual Law Partners Welcomes Ari Kahan, Michael Powlen, Andy Toebben, Brian Swanson and Geoff Ossias

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that Ari Kahan, Michael Powlen, Andy Toebben, Brian Swanson and Geoff Ossias have joined the firm as partners. ‘VLP’s new partners continue to develop the firm’s substantive practice areas and jurisdictional reach,’ said RoseAnn Rotandaro, VLP’s President and Co-Founder. ‘Their collective expertise and diverse experience strengthens and expands VLP’s corporate representation for clients.’

Mather Aviation Opens New Maintenance Facility in Van Nuys Despite Economic Downturn

VAN NUYS, Calif., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In spite of the economy’s effect on General and Business Aviation, Mather Aviation opened a new facility in Van Nuys, California (KVNY) on June 1, 2009, Mather Aviation announced today. This facility is Mather Aviation’s first location in Southern California and brings the total number of locations to four.

SleepBook.com Guides Tired Southern Californians on Improving Sleep

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to data from thousands of recent sleep survey respondents, SleepBook.com has found that residents in Southern California are just not getting enough ZZZs. Sit ‘n Sleep, the sponsor of SleepBook.com, launched the Web site in early April to provide support and advice for Southern California sleepers.

U.S. Home Remodeling Hits Bottom in First Quarter 2009: Starts Showing Signs of Recovery

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recent surveys and reports show a picture of the home remodeling industry that is a mixed bag of good news and bad according to home remodeling website RemodelorMove.com. The bad news, the most recent RemodelorMove Remodeling Permit Activity Report shows a 20 percent decline in the number of remodeling permits issued during the first quarter of 2009, compared to the same quarter in 2008. The survey of 5,000 homeowners considering remodeling is conducted semi-annually.

TeamF1 Exhibits SMB and Residential CPE Routers and APs with Specialized Device Management and Security Software at Computex 2009

FREMONT, Calif., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the high-performance embedded networking and security software company, today announced that its latest advances in software for SMB router, residential gateway and WLAN access point turnkey solutions will be demonstrated during the Computex Taipei Exhibition and Trade-show from June 2 to June 5. In its 29th year, Computex is the second largest international computer and electronics trade show in the world.

Neotrope Press Announces Publication of ‘Fractopia’ Art Book by Christopher Simmons

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R) Press announced today the publication of the limited edition of ‘Fractopia’ (ISBN: 978-0-9710555-0-6, hardcover), by digital artist Christopher Laird Simmons. The book collects the best of Simmons’ abstract images created by combining fractal imagery with photographic effects, textures and hand-applied layers. This special edition includes a video DVD with slide show of all images found in the book.

Mutiny Pictures 2nd Quarter Round-up: U2, Eminem, ABC, Selena Gomez, and Drew Seeley

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mutiny Pictures, a Los Angeles-based film company specializing in online branded entertainment and webisode production, made several company announcements through founder Michael Pierce on recent high-profile projects that showcase their branding capabilities and post-production expertise.

People Are Asked to Save Their PETCO Receipts to Show Ferret Owners Have Been Supporting PETCO Nationwide

LA MESA, Calif., May 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to legalize domestic ferrets in California, one of only two states to ban the critters, ferret owners are asking for help from PETCO, the state’s largest pet supply retailer. “Now we’re asking PETCO to support ferret owners,” said Pat Wright, of LegalizeFerrets.org. California has the largest ferret population in the nation.

New Mystery Examines Women’s Oppression in Saudi Arabia

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Linbrook Press announces a new novel, ‘The Dawn of Saudi’ (ISBN: 978-0977-978-014), authored by Homa Pourasgari, scheduled to be released June 22, 2009. Homa had a desire to write a novel that would depict what life is like for women in Saudi Arabia. The Dawn of Saudi combines real-life turmoil with a fictional tale.

TeamF1 and Cavium Networks Expand Technology Collaboration with Optimized Software for ECONA Processor Family

FREMONT, Calif., and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the high-performance embedded networking and security software company, and Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products, today announced the immediate availability of TeamF1’s software running on the Cavium ECONA family of ARM processors. The integrated solution enables networking ODMs and OEMs to accelerate the development of residential and business security VPN and firewall gateways, routers and wireless LAN access points.

Rexin-G Controls Tumor Growth and Improves Survival in Chemotherapy-Resistant Sarcoma and Osteosarcoma: Phase I/II and Phase II Studies, ASCO 2009

SAN MARINO, Calif., May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies today announced the results of two related studies using Rexin-G®, a tumor-targeted anti-cancer agent designed to seek-out and destroy metastatic cancers that have spread throughout the body. While Rexin-G is currently approved for the treatment of all solid tumors in the Republic of the Philippines, Epeius Biotech is conducting a series of advanced Phase I/II studies and a Phase II confirmatory trial in the U.S.

Cal Net Technology Group CEO Joins YAO’s Liesel Pritzker to Fight Poverty Through Microfinance

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 14, 2009 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cal Net Technology Group has announced that Founder & CEO Zack Schuler will serve on the board with Young Ambassadors for Opportunity (YAO) Chair Liesel Pritzker to raise awareness for the organization in order to increase the involvement of young, visionary entrepreneurs, and to raise funds for capitalizing a bank in Tanzania.