Monthly Archives: November 2011

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- At approximately 12:30 a.m., the LAPD began enforcing the closure of City Hall Park after giving those in the park a final opportunity to leave without facing arrest.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments to the California State Teachers' Retirement (CalSTRS) Board.

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation and Johns Hopkins Medicine, announced today the award of an NIH grant to enable the inclusion of medical images in the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN). The Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) is a federal initiative of the National Office of the Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While business spending on all telecommunications services is expected to grow in single-digit percentages over the next six years, global spending on managed services is expected to grow at an annual compounded rate of 14.7 percent over the period, according to the latest market study from Insight Research.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- John Waguespack, is showcasing his new works at The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco December 8, 2011 through January 21, 2012. 'Deconstructing Hollywood' is his second solo exhibition at The McLoughlin Gallery at 49 Geary Street in San Francisco.

LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mobs surrounded the courthouse in 1933, where beautiful blonde adventuress, Aloha Wanderwell, was being questioned in the murder of her husband. 'Once suspected as a German spy, world-traveler Walter Wanderwell was tabloid fodder long before his murder,' says Richard Diamond, of AlohaWanderwell.com. Walter hobnobbed with Hollywood royalty, and ditched his wife to marry his young 'ward' Aloha, now the center of international intrigue.

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mobs surrounded the courthouse in 1933, where beautiful blonde adventuress, Aloha Wanderwell, was being questioned in the murder of her husband. 'Once suspected as a German spy, world-traveler Walter Wanderwell was tabloid fodder long before his murder,' says Richard Diamond, of AlohaWanderwell.com. Walter hobnobbed with Hollywood royalty, and ditched his wife to marry his young 'ward' Aloha, now the center of international intrigue.

NEPTUNE, N.J., Nov. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger, a non-profit that works with moving companies to collect food for local food banks, is nominated as one of just five finalists for the American Giving Awards presented by Chase, putting the charity in the running for a $1,000,000 grant. The American Giving Awards allows fans of Chase to choose which organizations receive funding through the Chase Community Giving platform on Facebook.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced at a Friday press conference that City Hall Park will close at 12:01 AM on Monday, November 28, 2011, because the City of Los Angeles cannot maintain the public safety of a long-term encampment. During the period when City Hall Park is closed, a Free Speech area on the Spring Street City Hall steps will remain open during regular park hours.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The 'Pin-Ups for Ron Paul' 2012 calendar produced by Los Angeles singer/writer/director Juliet Annerino has arrived. This sexy collection of female activists is the most innovative way to spread the message of presidential candidate Ron Paul!

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Cpl. Zachary C. Reiff, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Nov. 23, announced the following appointments. First, Henry Abarbanel, 68, of Del Mar, has been appointed to the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board. He has been a professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego and a research physicist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography since 1983.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'Questing for Uberjoy' (ISBN: 978-1462029532), a stunning new novel by Konrad Ventana, provides a compelling Journey of Discovery for savvy postmodern readers, revealing vital facets of creativity and achievement through the transformative artistry of literary fiction. This much-anticipated new release has received both 'Editor's Choice' and 'Rising Star' distinctions.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, is conducting a survey seeking information on its customers' use of initial disclosures.

DENVER, Colo., Nov. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mary Kladde, president and co-founder of Titan Lenders Corp. (TLC), a U.S.-based domestic mortgage fulfillment outsource company, says while she is thankful for the strides the mortgage industry has made this year to reform itself, more work lies ahead.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dick Sesler's longtime dream continues to be reality! This October in the foothills of North Carolina, Camp Blue Skies held the third successful camp for adults with intellectual disabilities.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a new publishing experiment, eNewsChannels is now serializing the humorous autobiographical novel called 'Secret Sex' as it is being written by John Scott G.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smaller music publishing companies have to fight harder for the songs they represent, and Golosio Publishing (www.golosio.com) is no exception. With so much of the industry tied up in sweetheart deals and behind-the-scenes arrangements, Golosio has stepped up their involvement with alternative approaches to music marketing. [...]

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrating the holiday season, Sandra Piller will join her band The Wild Cards for a special 'Country Christmas Dance Party' to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation (www.toysfortots.org). The event will take place on Sunday, December 11 at the Marina City Club in Marina del Rey, California.

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 23, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blue City Chicago Apartments, Inc. has recently launched a re-designed website that offers Chicago apartment renters an easier and faster means to help them find their next apartment.

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 23, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Few knew, except for the late Samuel Z. Arkoff, this Indie's success story of a non-traditional genre for an Afro-American. Names like Spike Lee and John Singleton are not known for such special effects. Yancey Hendrieth, of Hendriethfilm, Ltd., Enterprises, is a new breed of black filmmaker, having more in common with Dino De Laurentiis and Peter Jackson, creators of two 'King Kong' movies.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Tuesday announced the following appointments. First, Manuel Baca, 63, of Diamond Bar, has been appointed to the California Community College Board of Governors, where he has served since 2009. He has been a professor at Rio Hondo College since 1997.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Monday announced the following appointments. First, Katie Dawson, 65, of Oakland, has been appointed to the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Dawson has been the principal of Dawson Dental Hygiene Practice since 2009.

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- At least one in nine seniors is at-risk of going hungry due to the inability to obtain sufficient food for their household or having to choose between food and medical care (*note 1). During the Holidays, Comfort Keepers(R) in South Bay and Peninsula is asking the community to make food donations to the 'STOP Senior Hunger' food drive to help local seniors and raise awareness for this growing epidemic that impacts millions of older Americans trying to remain healthy and independent.

MILTON, Del., Nov. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Financial author Robert Stowe England turned a spotlight on the role of key institutions, policies, agencies and people in Washington and on Wall Street that pushed the financial system toward the mortgage meltdown and 2008 crisis in remarks at a book signing event Nov. 5 at the Federal Street Gallery in the historic town of Milton, Delaware.

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Habib Noor has acquired Global Empire LLC, DBA Global Healthcare Group (GHG), a leading healthcare staffing company based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Effective November 1, 2011, Habib Noor has taken the role of President and Owner to uphold GHG's commitment to providing unrivaled healthcare services to commercial and government clients nationwide.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the America's Cup Act to facilitate hosting the 34th America’s Cup by authorizing certain eligible vessels to participate in the events has passed the U.S. House of Representatives after passing the U.S. Senate earlier this month. The America's Cup Act is currently on the way to President Barack Obama's desk for signature.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Friday issued the following statement on San Francisco's unemployment rate dropping to 8.1 percent in October, based on preliminary unemployment numbers released by the State Employment Development Department (EDD):

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement today regarding the landslide along Paseo Del Mar: On Sunday afternoon, a portion of the previously closed Paseo Del Mar between S. Western Avenue and S. Weymouth Avenue, in the San Pedro area, experienced a significant landslide. A section of the closed road slid off the hill and into the ocean.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and United States Commerce Under Secretary for International Trade Francisco Sanchez hosted mayors and business leaders at the US-Mexico Binational Mayors Summit on Friday.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Spc. Sean M. Walsh, who...

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced it has released the Autumn 2011 version of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter(R).

WASHINGTON D.C., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Conservatory Craftsmen is honored to have been chosen to work on the Hill Center project with Bell Architects to restore the Old Naval Hospital on Capitol Hill.

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Integrated Data Management Systems, Inc. (IDMS), a leading provider of W-2 and 1099 software, is helping small to medium-sized businesses prepare annual wage reports and information returns with the 2011 version of its Account Ability Tax Form Preparation software.

ESCONDIDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Unexplained thoughts and sensations await readers of 'The 22 Best Kept Secrets of All Time,' a 22-book set of beautifully illustrated e-books, holding within a lifetime of searching, learning, and discovering by author Reverend Linda Glas.

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanksgiving is a time to join with family to say thanks for life's blessings. It can also be a time to make sure those blessings continue year after year, uninterrupted by the financial impact of long-term health issues. 'According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about 7 in 10 of us over age 65 will need long-term care at some point,' says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Calton, Inc. (CTON.PK) announced today that The Company has raised $600,000 in a private offering of Common Stock and The Company's corporate name has been changed to Second Street Capital, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iBroken, Inc., the Apple(R) iPhone, iPod and iPad repair company, is proud to announce the launch of its new mobile repair truck division along with a new company website. Based out of Simi Valley, CA, iBroken has expanded operations at its office/warehouse facility and now has the first mobile iProduct repair vehicle successfully servicing the greater Los Angeles area.

ABUJA, Nigeria, and WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mallam Mukhtar Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Senior Special Adviser to Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan to Travel to USA in December With World Women Trade Fair Nigeria Women Entrepreneurs, the National Poverty Eradication Program (NAPEP) and the Federal Capital Territories Social Development Officials led by Honorable Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, Minister of State Federal Capital Territories.

SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pet owners can attend Woofstock 2011 next month, where Santa photos and a Silent Auction fund raiser for PAWS will be among the attractions. Smiley Dog, the local pet food delivery service, announced the event which will also feature a pet food bank, local pet vendors, free nail trims, pet massages, and healthy pet foods.