SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Podclass, Inc. announces that their new web services technology that interfaces with Moodle, the leading open-source learning management software system, built on Facebook Platform has been awarded a grant through Facebook’s fbFund. (VIDEO – VNR)
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Iglesias Nights – An Evening of Salsa Dancing and Latin Culture in Los Angeles – Giving Back to the Community with a Message of Hope and Success
| From: Rodrigo Iglesias
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine a night of sensual Latin performers, igniting the dance floor with their passion for life, and their spirit for living. The vibrant strains of the music, combined with the flavors and spicy taste of Tapas and Empanadas – this sounds like the opening of a hot new, Latin dance club in Los Angeles, right? But this time there is a twist. It is not a new club; it is a charity fundraiser, and a book signing hosted by author Rodrigo Iglesias.
| From: Media Mayhem Corporation
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announces Monday exclusive representation of the multi-tiered horror network of web sites that have film and production studios scrambling for placement of their latest projects on the small and silver screens.
| From: Publishers Newswire
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers and first-time book authors, has announced its latest quarterly ‘Books to Bookmark’ list, for Q2/2008. This list is a roundup of new and interesting books which are often missed due to their nature of not originating from ‘name’ authors, or major publishing houses.
| From: China Sage Consultants
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China is a global powerhouse and China Sage Consultants, Inc. (CSC) actively assists resource-limited companies to execute business there. They are excited to announce that they have successfully assisted five companies to establish a strong presence in the Chinese market, thereby proving the effectiveness of their China Business Incubator (CBI) model.
FDA Grants Epeius Biotechnologies’ Rexin-G A Third Orphan Drug Designation, This Time for the Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcomas
| From: Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation
SAN MARINO, Calif., July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Rexin-G has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of all soft tissue sarcomas. This latest approval is the third clinical indication for which Rexin-G has been formally recognized by the FDA in the United States.
| From: Scott G The G-Man
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Scott G began to mix The G-Man’s new album, ‘Audio Takes a Stand’ produced by Songs and Soundtracks, he was shocked to see that an unseen entity had completed it for him. Each of the 12 songs on “Audio Takes a Stand” is a multi-layered instrumental that uses a combination of rock, dance and ambient sounds. (VIDEO – VNR)
Epeius Biotechnologies’ Tumor-Targeted Rexin-G Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for The Treatment of Osteosarcoma
| From: Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation
SAN MARINO, Calif., July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Rexin-G has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of osteosarcoma. Based on several criteria, including the rarity, seriousness, and current lack of effective therapies for metastatic osteosarcoma, as well as the scientific and medicinal merit of Rexin-G, the granting of Orphan Drug Status by the FDA validates the unique clinical development strategy.
| From: Museum of Robots
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Museum of Robots in Second Life will announce the winners of its first annual ‘Build-a-Robot’ Competition at an event on July 19, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. PDT. A Linden dollars prize will be awarded to 10 winners and all entrants receive a merchandise prize. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and by popular choice. Entry Classes include Standalone display, Wearable, and Homage to Classic Robots. (VIDEO – VNR)
| From: Cherubim Publishing
SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finally, after several decades of secrecy, an unusual and compelling true story of deception and subterfuge is finally told. This book is an in-depth look at one man’s harrowing experience with the United States Government as a Psychic Spy. Now, 40 years later, Philip Chabot finally tells his story with his new book, OPERATION BLUE LIGHT: My Secret Life Among Psychic Spies (Cherubim Publishing / September 2008 / $26.95 / 294 pages).
Jazz Prodigy Eric Reed to Perform at Get a Life Childcare Foundation’s First Annual ‘Jazz to Support Life’ Event
| From: Get a Life Childcare Foundation
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Get a Life Childcare Foundation, the only non-profit foundation in the nation dedicated to caring for children whose parents or siblings are living with chronic or terminal illness, will be holding their first annual Jazz to Support Life event benefiting the foundation’s second child care facility in West Los Angeles.
| From: Firebomber Publications
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As global warming causes mega-fires to become the norm, as firefighting budgets are slashed, firefighting aircraft are grounded due to thick smoke, and firefighters are overwhelmed by the sheer number and size of wildfires, people are asking: Can technology be harnessed to produce a firefighting force capable of taking on such destructive phenomena before our forests are reduced to ash? A book from Firebomber Publications may provide the answer.
| From: Professionals Guild
BERKELEY, Calif., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild is hosting two huge singles dance parties and mixers in July: one on Sat. June 19 at Golden Gate Fields (GGF) in Berkeley; the other, on Fri. June 25 in Sacramento at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Both parties go from 8pm to midnight.
Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Stephen Schneider Hails Tribal Snow Contributions: ‘Whatever Works, Go For It!’
| From: Native American Olympic Team Foundation
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘I think it is wonderful that ski areas have been inviting the tribes back to ski and snowboard, which inspired them this winter to share their earth-honoring prayers and snowdances for all U.S. Ski Areas. It would be wise to further explore and expand such cross-fertilization,’ said Stanford Climatologist Dr. Stephen Schneider, 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Winner as part of the Intergovernmental Panel for Change Climate (IPCC) team, who has been working with the Native Voices Foundation.
Renowned Fertility Specialist, Steven A. Brody, M.D., Ph.D. to Anchor New San Diego Medical Institute
| From: Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine
SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine(R) (SIRM) have announced the opening of an office in La Jolla, California, with Dr. Steven A. Brody accepting the position of Scientific Director and attending physician. Dr. Brody is a world renowned physician, author, and reproductive health expert with longstanding ties to San Diego.
| From: Thinkbox Inc.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ThinkBox Inc. today announces the release of ‘Showy Show! Preschool Show,’ the first in a new live action educational video series for 2-5 year olds. The Showy Show series is specifically designed to use music and participation to help kids and their parents get ready for the major challenges of childhood such as going to preschool, going to bed, and having a sleep over. (VIDEO – VNR)
| From: MyBertos
SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While San Diego has long been popular for its great weather and beaches, it might be of interest to tourists that San Diego is also a hot spot for some of the best Mexican food that can be found above the border. According to taco shop finder MyBertos.com, San Diego houses hundreds of taco shops scattered throughout the county, where the popular dishes such as carne asada burritos, carne asada fries and California burritos can be found.
| From: Latin Thug Records
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following up on the success of their debut album Beat Hustlers, Barcelona Spain’s production trio – known as Pachecos – return with Fear Of A Green Planet, an album that pays tribute to the classic Public Enemy album (Fear Of A Black Planet), while also promoting the legalization of their favorite herb.
Greg Conlon Believes U.S. Fiscal Policies Need to Change and Federal Government Expenses Need to be Cut 10-Percent
| From: Greg Conlon for Congress
SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greg Conlon, recently elected in the June Primary Election as the Republican Candidate for U.S. Congress in California’s 12th District, believes Congress and the country’s fiscal policies need to change to strengthen the value of the dollar and significantly decrease oil and gasoline prices in the U. S. The 12th District includes most of San Mateo County and the Southwestern portion of the City of San Francisco.
| From: Age of Awareness
SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Age of Awareness today announced two seminars; Free Your Intuition and Magic, Metaphysics or Just Plain Real? to be held at the University of San Diego on June 20 and 21, 2008. These workshops are designed for educators, business executives and self help individuals who are dedicated to using their intuitive skills.
| From: Marinello Schools of Beauty
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marinello Schools of Beauty is pleased to announce the opening of the new Spa Academy on North Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles. The Academy is an extended campus of Marinello’s campus location on Wilshire Boulevard. Join us at our grand opening ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 25th at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be provided.
| From: Authernative, Inc.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user and transaction authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent & Trademark Office has granted the company a patent for a private and secure financial transactions method.
| From: Media Mayhem Corporation
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) has signed an exclusive advertising representation deal with live social networking [streaming] giant Stickam.com. MMC will promote Stickam.com with the nation’s largest agencies and advertisers helping them effectively reach their target audiences.
| From: Mobi33, Inc.
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobi33, Inc., an innovative cross-media and multi-channel mobile content management and distribution platform, today unveiled its full suite of mobile and online coupon distribution applications that will automate the launching of mobile and online coupon sites.
| From: Authernative, Inc.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., a leading developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that it has been awarded its General Services Administration (GSA) Information Technology Schedule contract, number GS-35F-0440U. The contract enables Authernative to sell its AuthGuard(R) user authentication product directly to government agencies.
| From: Media Mayhem Corporation
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announces Thursday the addition of Public Relations Pro Douglas Maher as the company’s new Public Relations Specialist, creating yet another in a long line of strategic moves to advance the company to greater heights in its goal to become the top online advertising and marketing agency in the world.
| From: Coastal Marine Biolabs
VENTURA, Calif., June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coastal Marine Biolabs announces a call for applications and community sponsorships for its integrative biosciences program summer session. The session runs from July 25 through August 3; the enrollment deadline is July 10.
The Book of Mom, by Taylor Wilshire, Makes Top 10 New Releases of 2008 and International Best-Seller
| From: Nautilus Press
SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taylor Wilshire, award-winning author of The What-If Guy (ISBN: 0-9778018-02), has a new novel out, The Book of Mom (ISBN: 978-0-9778018-1-7, Nautilus Press) which is one of the Top 10 New Releases of 2008 on Amazon.com’s Listmania, as well as an international best-seller on Amazon. Both are perfect summer reads!
| From: Neotrope
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), an entertainment and brand marketing company, will officially sponsor the Los Angeles Music Network’s Rock and Urban Music Contest ‘LAMN Jams’ which launched June 9th and runs through August 11th. Taking its popular LAMN Jams to a new level, LAMN invites rock artists to submit original music to perform for a panel of industry experts and receive live critiques.
| From: Dee Dee Phelps
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dee Dee Phelps, the original member of the Warner Bros. Records duo Dick and Dee Dee, and singer/actor Michael Dunn, will re-create the hits of Dick and Dee Dee and other ’60s recording artists on Sunday night, June 22nd at Theatre Palisades, 941 Temescal Canyon Road, in Pacific Palisades, California at 8 p.m.
| From: Los Angeles Music Network
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Music Network presents the URBAN & the ROCK Music Contests launching June 9. Taking its popular ‘LAMN Jams’ to a new level, urban and rock artists are invited to perform original music for a panel of industry experts and receive live critiques. Monthly winners move up to the finale and compete for the Grand Prize. Those selected will perform at Skinny’s Lounge, N. Hollywood. (VIDEO)
As San Jose and Bay Area Gas Prices Exceed $4.00 a Gallon, Many Californians Turn to Mobile Auto Repair Services
| From: Dings Plus
SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While gas prices throughout San Jose, Silicon Valley and the Bay Area top the $4 a gallon mark – and the government warns daily of even higher prices to come this summer – many Bay Area consumers are finding lifestyle changes are necessary. ‘As gas prices skyrocket, so do our customer inquires for mobile dent removal, paintless dent repair, plastic bumper repair, and windshield repair,’ said Mark Carpenter, Owner of Dings Plus Paintless Dent Removal.
American Financial Strategies (AFS) Launches Investment Revolution to Match CEOs with Wealth-Qualified Investors
| From: American Financial Strategies
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Financial Strategies (AFS) and its experienced executive team of professionals officially launched its unique and exclusive CEO / investor matching service today. AFS offers CEOs the opportunity to raise critically needed capital by providing strong awareness programs that communicate directly with the industry’s largest data base of premium wealth qualified investors.
Jim Curry’s Dream Tour Revives the Music of One of the World’s First ‘Think Green’ Environmentalists, John Denver
| From: Jim Curry Music
UPLAND, Calif., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Before the ‘Go Green’ movement began, well known hit songs such as Country Roads, Rocky Mountain High and Sunshine on My Shoulders tied music together with the environment years before it was socially popular. Long before carbon foot printing became a household word, John Denver created Plant It 2000, a nonprofit foundation.
First China-Based Sucralose Manufacturer Confirms United States ITC Target Date Extension for Decision in Section 337 Sucralose Patent Infringement Investigation
| From: Guangdong Food Industry Institute
EXETER, Calif., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guangdong Food Industry Institute (GDFII/L&P Food), a leading manufacturer of sucralose, announces that Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has extended the target date for the ITC’s final decision to January 12, 2009 on Tate & Lyle’s Section 337 complaint (docket# 337-TA-604). The complaint alleges infringement of process patents relating to the production of sucralose and certain intermediate compounds.
| From: SolarReserve
LA BAULE, France and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Terry Murphy, President and CEO of California-based solar thermal power company SolarReserve, has been tapped to speak about the future of concentrated solar power at a technology conference to be held later this week. The conference’s goal is to foster European expansion and partnership agreements for select companies focusing on energy, technology, entertainment and media, and other emerging technology fields.
Hitt Music Group and Disc Makers Join Forces – Partnership Program to Include Cross Promotion and Client Discounts
| From: Hitt Music Group
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nation’s leading CD / DVD duplicator, replicator and printer has joined forces with Hitt Music Group, one of the industry’s most buzz-worthy licensing and submission firms. The idea is to offer high quality replication services, at a discounted rate, to all HMG clients.
| From: David S. Honda
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles business leader and environmental sustainability advocate David S. Honda has been appointed to the Sunshine Canyon Landfill Local Enforcement Agency (SCL-LEA). SCL-LEA is a recently created joint powers authority (JPA) formed in part to adjudicate operating issues surrounding the controversial urban landfill at Sunshine Canyon as they arise.
| From: Weston Jolly
SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weston Jolly, prominent spiritual channel and mentor, returns to San Diego in June to share two remarkable presentations to integrate intuition into everyday life. ‘Free Your Intuition’ is a speech to be presented Friday, June 20th at 7 p.m., with a full-day workshop entitled ‘Magic, Metaphysics or Just Plain Real?’ offered on June 21st starting at 9 a.m.
| From: Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist
DANA POINT, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Canine kidney disease, an often fatal condition, can be helped with holistic pet care and early detection through laboratory testing,’ says Susan B. Davis, pet nutritionist for Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist. Since canine kidney disease is not typically diagnosed until approximately 75-percent of kidney function has deteriorated, the disease is often well-advanced at the time it is discovered.