California Business News - Page 90

Page 90 of California Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



The Book of Mom, by Taylor Wilshire, Makes Top 10 New Releases of 2008 and International Best-Seller

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!

Neotrope Sponsors LAMN Jams, Brings PR Expertise to Live Music Series

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.

Sunny, Sweet Rock and Roll from Simpler Times – The New Dick and Dee Dee Review

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.

Career Launch Package is Grand Prize at LAMN Jam ’08 – Urban and Rock Artists Invited to Perform

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

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

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

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

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.

SolarReserve CEO to Speak at European Tech Conference

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

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.

Environmentally Minded Developer Appointed to Oversight Board of Controversial Landfill

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.

Is there a Secret to Intuition?

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.

Canine Kidney Disease: Diet, Nutritional Supplements and Early Detection Can Prolong Pets’ Lives

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.

TeamF1 to Demonstrate Enterprise-grade 11n AP and Advanced Secure Gateway on AMCC’s PowerPC Processors at Computex Taipei 2008

FREMONT, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software, today announced that its Managed Access Point Solution (MAPS) — a complete turnkey software package for advanced and secure enterprise-class wireless access points — is the first software solution available on Applied Micro Circuits Corp.’s (NASDAQ: AMCC) newly released PowerPC 405EX-600MHz Makalu network appliance reference hardware design platform.

Phase I/II Study of Targeted Gene Delivery In Vivo – Intravenous Infusions of REXIN-G

SAN MARINO, Calif., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the results of an on-going Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for metastatic bone and soft tissue sarcoma (J Clin Oncol 26: 14509, 2008). Rexin-G is the first and so far only targeted gene therapy vector that has been tested in the clinic (Nature Reviews/Genetics 2007).

Media Mayhem Corporation – The Answer to Multi-Media Platform

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announced Friday that the company has assumed a tight control on the war for breaking multi-media platform strategy in a field that chews companies up and spits them out when they cannot produce what the client needs in today’s ever changing online advertising world.

TeamF1 Unveils Advanced CPE Features for its Turnkey Solutions

FREMONT, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software, today announced the availability of advanced features in its software platform, enabling comprehensive solutions for service providers’ customer premise equipment (CPE) gateways. These features include a TR-069 component library, network stack enhancements for end-to-end QoS, advanced service provider controls, and the ability to provision value-added services over the network.

YoungYou Expands Headquarters in Los Angeles and Will Open Rejuvenation Center for its Customers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — YoungYou Corporation, an international weight-loss and anti-aging research and development company, today affirmed its commitment to enabling its customers to live a healthy lifestyle with the opening of a new headquarters in Los Angeles, CA. The new location will also soon welcome YoungYou’s new Rejuvenation Center.

Museum of Robots in Second Life Announces the Build-A-Robot Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Museum of Robots in Second Life announces the ‘Build-a-Robot’ Competition, and invites all Second Life residents to participate. According to the organizers, ‘Our goal is to explore what a robot is, how it can be expressed within the parameters of Second Life, and to encourage creativity and originality. Our definition of robot is unlimited: any creation that the designer thinks can be called a robot is acceptable.’

undrest.(R) to be Featured in MTV Movie Awards Gift Bag – The Rich Just Got a Little Richer

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles based apparel company undrest.(R) has been picked to be in this year’s coveted MTV Movie Awards giveaway bag. The ultra premium gift bag has been valued in the past at over $17,000 and has included such exclusive items as the iPod Mini, Givenchy watches and Fendi eyewear. These exclusive bags are typically reserved for the likes of such A-Lister’s as Lindsay Lohan, Anne Hathaway, and Sarah Jessica Parker.

SecuGen Hamster IV, FIPS 201/PIV Fingerprint Reader, Now Listed on AC Technology’s GSA Schedule

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that it has chosen AC Technology, Inc. as its primary GSA holder for the SecuGen Hamster(TM) IV and SecuDesktop(R) Pro line of FIPS 201 certified fingerprint scanners and software. The two companies have been working together on several biometric projects within the Department of Defense.

Targeted Gene Delivery Signals Cancer Vaccination in Vivo

SAN MARINO, Calif., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today that the results of a Phase I Feasibility Study of sequential targeted gene delivery-using Rexin-G followed by Reximmune-C-for cancer vaccination will be presented at the ASCO meetings in Chicago on June 1, 2008 (J Clin Oncol 26:3077, 2008). Rexin-G and Reximmune-C are pathotropic (disease-seeking) nanoparticles bearing a cytocidal cyclin G1 gene and a granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) gene, respectively.

Authernative(R) Cryptographic Module Achieves Stringent FIPS 140-2 Government Standard

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the Authernative(R) Cryptographic Module has been awarded Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS) 140-2 Validation. This certification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the United States, and the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC), provides cryptographic product validation.

TARGETED GENE DELIVERY IN VIVO: Rexin-G Monotherapy Reveals Significant Biological Activity without Toxicity in Chemo-Resistant Metastatic Breast Cancer (ASCO 2008)

SAN MARINO, Calif., May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the promising results of an on-going United States-based Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for metastatic breast cancer that is refractory to conventional chemotherapy (J Clin Oncol 26:14509, 2008). This clinical trial employed intra-patient dose-escalations of Rexin-G given i.v. two to three times a week for 4 weeks, with doses ranging from 2 x 10e11 cfu to 6 x 10e11 cfu per week.

Lockdown Co. Wins Disney’s iParenting Award for Home Safety

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lockdown Co. is excited to announce that, after undergoing extensive testing, their Steelcore Spa Security Safety Straps won the iParenting Media Award for the 2008 Excellent Products Call. iParenting.com is a Disney Internet Group media property, and a premier media site focused on parents. The company operates iParenting Media Awards, a premier product evaluation and testing service.

Pangea Day – Millions Join Together in First Global Laugh For World Peace

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Madan Kataria, creator of Laughter Yoga, has long dreamt of having simultaneous laughter sessions in different parts of the world. ‘I wished for major television channels like BBC and CNN to telecast all laughter celebrations and reach out to the people in every corner of the globe,’ says Kataria. ‘The dream I long cherished was fulfilled on May 10th when I received a surprise invitation for doing a global laughter session on Pangea Day in Los Angeles.’

ASCO 2008: Tumor-Targeted Rexin-G Demonstrates Dose-Dependent Anti-Tumor Activity without Toxicity in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, Calif., May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the results of an on-going Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for metastatic pancreatic cancer (Chawla et al., ASCO meeting, 2008). Continuing on with the planned dose-escalations of Rexin-G which began in 2005 using lower doses of Rexin-G in a Phase I safety study (Molecular Therapy, 2008), the current Phase I/II study employed higher dose-escalations of Rexin-G given i.v. two to three times a week for 4 weeks.

Lincoln Financial Advisors’ Pacific Regional Planning Group Names Planner of the Year

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.’s Pacific Regional Planning Group has named Robert G. Dillow, CFP(R), CFS, MBA, as the 2007 Planner of the Year. Bob was chosen out of a group of over 80 planners. He ranked in the top 1-percent of all planners in the region, and has been awarded the top honor within Lincoln of Chairman’s Council.

Are Green Toilets Going Mainstream?

FRESNO, Ohio, May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just a few years ago, if you mentioned composting toilets, people would go, ‘A what toilet…?!?’ You either quickly changed the subject, or went into an ever-lasting explanation about what it is, how it works and especially why on earth anybody would want to have a toilet that doesn’t flush. ‘Things are changing,’ says Peter Andersson, President of BioLet USA.

Hitt Music Group and Media Riot Productions Join Forces

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bands and solo artists no longer need to feel intimated by the competitive music industry now that Hitt Music Group and Media Riot Productions have joined forces. The two met at this year’s music and media conference South by Southwest and since then have collaborated to meet the growing needs of music professionals in a creative and innovative fashion.

Interim HealthCare Announces Conversion of Branches to Franchises in California

SUNRISE, Fla., and SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare, the nation’s largest combined provider of home care and healthcare staffing services, announced the completion of conversions of the San Diego/Escondido, Fresno, Sacramento and Modesto/Stockton branches into franchise operations.

SolarReserve Hires Top Energy and Technology Expert – Tom Georgis Appointed as Vice President of Development

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal power company, has announced the hiring of Tom Georgis as Vice President of Development. Georgis will be responsible for developing solar power projects in the United States and internationally. SolarReserve holds the exclusive license for the breakthrough molten salt power tower technology with energy storage developed by United Technologies Corporation subsidiary, HS Rocketdyne.

The Cultural Explorer, a San Francisco-based Cultural and Philanthropic Tour Company, Shows Travelers How Easy it is to Help Others as They Travel South Africa

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As TV viewers saw on Oprah’s Big Give, it does not take a lot to make a difference in someone’s life. The Cultural Explorer, a San Francisco-based cultural and philanthropic tour company, shows travelers how easy it is to help others as they travel. Beginning travel philanthropists need to know where to start and how to donate their time and money in a safe and effective way.

Renowned Exchange 2007 Expert Joins ENow

ORANGE, Calif., May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ENow Inc, innovative leaders in deploying Microsoft Exchange 2007 solutions, today announced that renowned Exchange 2007 expert Andy Grogan has joined the company. Andy Grogan has been deploying messaging solutions with Microsoft Exchange since the products beta.

New On-Line Publisher Offers DRM-free Digital Audio Short Stories

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local author Jim Musgrave is featured on Sniplits’ beta test site. Anyone with a digital music player, smart phone or laptop understands the hunger for new content. Now, with the launch of Sniplits.com, there’s a new source for entertainment on the Internet. Sniplits(SM) is publishing audio short stories, packaged as DRM-free MP3 files and playable on virtually any device capable of playing digital music.

‘Easy’ is the Best Word to Describe This New Family Fun Sport Product – The Wind Chaser(R) Land Sailor

VENTURA, Calif., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wind Chaser(R)from Action Products(R), LLC, has created an affordable, family oriented, ‘eco-friendly’ land-sailor that is easy to use and easy to get the family together to enjoy a recreation that everyone can share – regardless of age.

Have a Very Brady Saturday! and Raise Money for a Great Cause!

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Barry Williams aka Greg Brady from the Brady bunch will be doing an autograph signing at ‘Field of Dreams’ at Pier 39 in San Francisco. So come meet Barry 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Field of Dreams. ‘The store is located at the end of Pier 39, with the sea lions behind us, and the carousel in front of us,’ said John Waterman, manager of the store.

Arclinea San Diego Wins National Honors in Kitchen + Bath Business Design Awards

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea San Diego, and its full-service kitchen design showroom, has won a national design award by Nielsen’s Kitchen and Bath Business (K+BB) magazine in the publication’s annual awards program. In evaluating new showrooms from around the country for design excellence, the magazine selected Arclinea San Diego as one of the nation’s best, awarding the firm its ‘K+BB 2007 Design Awards, Merit Award.’

Children’s Adventure Book Captures the Reluctant Tween Readers!

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author D.L. Carroll announces children’s chapter book, ‘Sir Licksalot & The Maverick Fools’ (ISBN: 1-60474-917-2) for Ages 9-12. Author D.L. Carroll intertwines alienation, adventure, and tween humor as the story of one boys struggle to fit in unfolds. This story demonstrates the acceptance of individuality and the power of friendship. Using dialogue children can relate to, the author captures even the most reluctant reader’s attention.

Lawyer Requests The United Nations and European Union Impose Trade Sanctions on The United States and Arizona for Alleged Human Rights Violations

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and LONDON, England, April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles Attorney, Frederick A. Romero, a decorated United States Marine Corp. veteran, who has been awarded the Purple Heart medal and was previously honorably discharged as a sergeant, has requested the United Nations, European Union and Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to impose trade sanctions against the United States and to freeze U.S. assets abroad.