Monthly Archives: January 2012

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading hedging and risk management firm, announced that its COO, Philip Rasori, will speak on a panel session on the subject of risk management advisory in the secondary market at the Texas MBA's Southern Secondary Market Conference. The panel is being held at the Marriott Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center in Woodlands, Texas on Wednesday, January 18 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, John Banuelos, 67, of Elk Grove, has been appointed to the California Boating and Waterways Commission. Banuelos worked at the California Conservation Corps from 1997 to 2004 and from 1977 to 1992 in multiple positions, including program and evaluation manager.

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that in 2011 it significantly expanded its business in all functional areas, hired top executives, increased its workforce, implemented new technology and launched several new products. UWM plans to continue with its aggressive growth strategy as they remain focused on originating high quality loans in excess of $3.5 billion in 2012 and upwards of $8 billion by 2014.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- White Glove Transportation, a leader in fine furniture logistics and delivery for the design community, is holding the first annual Winter Fine Furniture Designer Warehouse Sale, for two days on January 28 and 29. Located at The Metropolitan Pavilion at 110 West 19th Street in New York, the sale is offering over 500 pieces with a discount of up to 75 percent on select items.

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces that leading global provider of solar energy services, SunEdison, a client of retail insurance broker Lockton Companies, has joined the growing number of solar energy providers to adopt PowerGuard's unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Remo Software, a leading software company who provides consumer software utilities today has announced the availability of a RAR file repair utility for repairing corrupt or damaged RAR archive files created by WinRAR.

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Telovations announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Speech Assist as a recipient of the 2011 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award.

FREWSBURG, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JIT Toyota-Lift is proud to announce that Patricia Mitchell is the first woman in the U.S. to achieve the Toyota Material Handling USA (TMHU) 3rd Gear status. Recognizing the valuable role that Customer Service Support Reps (CSSRs) play in customer satisfaction and the overall growth of a Toyota forklift dealership, TMHU created a program that provides them with ongoing training and education.

WALL, N.J., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two NY Rangers fans who were attacked and beaten outside a Philadelphia bar on January 2, 2012, after the Rangers vs. Flyers match up are about to receive the star treatment thanks to a business owner with ties to former team members. Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Co., LLC, will host the two men, Neal Auricchio Jr. and Michael Janocko at the February 12th Rangers game.

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Massey Consulting, specializing in Intacct financial accounting implementation, sales and support, is hosting a free encore presentation of 'Cloud Accounting in 2012 and Beyond' on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. ET.

NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While most New Orleanians have been focused on LSU and Saints football, one local resident has put football aside for the moment to help a family in need. Devoting a portion of his company's time and resources through the recent Christmas holidays and new year, Ciro Pennino, owner of Trinity Electric, LLC is helping one local couple final get back into their home by providing complete electrical rewiring services and making the home ready to pass city code inspections.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Governor Edmund G. Brown issued a Proclamation declaring January 15th 2012 as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

CLIFTON, N.J., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FastUpFront plans to make waves with its newest infographic: 2012 Presidential Candidates for Small Businesses. The infographic details the positions of the top 2012 presidential candidates on major issues facing small businesses such as taxes, minimum wage, and business expenses.

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EaseUS Software, a leading provider of storage management and maintenance, focusing on providing quality, innovative Mac software for better Mac system performance, today launches a time limited offer for Mac users to get CleanGenius Pro ($2.99) for absolutely free on the Apple Mac App Store.

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Have you ever attended a Sports Combine, or even know what a Combine is? Well if your answer is no, don't worry you soon will, maybe even have your own Combine, Combine automobile that is. Combine Motor Works, Inc., a Miami based company, is now looking to partner with the right auto manufacturer to help bring the Combine 4.0 auto into reality.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ --, an online marketplace connecting businesses with voice actors, is pleased to announce their sponsorship of The VoiceOver International Creative Experience (VOICE 2012). supported VOICE 2007 and 2010 in previous years through sponsorship, social media reporting and editorial coverage, extending the reach of the conference to a global audience hungry for the latest news, information and trends observed during the industry conference.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to The Futon Shop, conventional mattresses are very likely to contain chemicals, some potentially toxic to humans and/or harmful to the environment. Most of these chemical compounds have a cloud surrounding the information on the possible harms they can cause. The way to go green is to choose a mattress with fewer chemicals or no chemicals. The ideal mattress would have low VOCs, no PBDEs, no formaldehyde, and no phthalates.

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. as its January Charity of the Month. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation cares for two of America's most iconic historical sites - Lady Liberty and Ellis Island.

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Santa Ana City Councilwoman Michele Martinez announced today that she will host a grand opening event this Saturday, January 14 at her new campaign headquarters in Santa Ana. The office is located at 217 N. Main Street, #116, Santa Ana, CA.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed an agreement to expand a state and federal partnership that has, over the last two years, paved the way for more than a dozen utility-scale solar energy projects and more than 130 renewable power projects in California.

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Since 1974, Dr. Marc Spitz of the Foot Pain Center has been helping patients to beat peripheral neuropathy. After observing epidemic numbers of people developing peripheral neuropathy in their feet, he decided to make this his practice's focus.

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, a restaurant manager recruiting firm in Ohio and Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that Max and Erma's; KFC; and Taco Bell have chosen its professional restaurant management recruitment group to assist with its management recruiting needs.

TAVARES, Fla., Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you've always wanted a close-up view of a boat like James Bond's or an exciting ride in a seaplane, cruise over to the Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival on Lake Dora at Wooton Park in Tavares on March 23, 24, and 25, 2012. Those are just a couple of the highlights planned for the 25th anniversary of the largest antique and classic boat show on America's East Coast.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fare Buzz, a travel company based in New York City, has recently launched a vacation rental option in a move to set the company apart from other online travel companies. It also looks to improve the company's revenue within a crowded travel industry.

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces that leading solar manufacturer, Talesun, has joined the growing number of global solar panel manufacturers to choose PowerGuard's unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.

CHARDON, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- e2b software announced today that Anytime Collect, a cloud-based credit and collections management solution, is available for banks and financial institutions to private label and offer to their business customers to help them automate accounts receivable collections.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, Nathaniel Kirtman III, 40, of Sherman Oaks, has been appointed to the California Lottery Commission. Kirtman has been senior vice president of publicity for NBC Universal since 2009 after serving as a vice president from 2006 to 2009.

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hendrieth has created unprecedented special effects by a Black Filmmaker. A preview running time of four minutes and forty eight seconds is available on YouTube. Anyone can search by typing: King Kong Horror Comedy by dinosaurmoviefans. A Mini Trailer Movie Clip will appear.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a California-based brand identity, internet marketing, and PR firm established in 1983, today announced an extension on the deadline for its 2012 PR Grant program for nonprofit orgs to January 31.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Malia Cohen today introduced a resolution at the Board of Supervisors to ensure that major redevelopment projects, such as Mission Bay, the Hunters Point Shipyard, and Transbay as well as affordable housing projects under the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency can continue after the State required their elimination.

VALENCIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LiveView GPS announced this week the launch of its new GPS tracking device - the Live Trac EZ GPS Vehicle Tracker - that takes only seconds to install and provides 10-second vehicle-tracking position updates.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck today announced the 2011 results of the City's Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) program including a successful 2011 Summer Night Lights (SNL) program resulting in a 35 percent reduction in gang related Part 1 crimes for all SNL sites.
Senator Alex Padilla

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) today announced that he will move forward with Senate Bill 331, which would prohibit new tobacco retailers from locating within 600 feet of a school.

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite the somewhat stagnant business economy in Georgia, six members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers helped entrepreneurs buy and sell more than $42 million worth of small businesses in 2011.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by Supervisors Scott Wiener, David Campos and Christina Olague announced the introduction at the Board of Supervisors a $1.8 million budget supplemental for HIV/AIDS care and treatment funding to protect essential services to the City's most vulnerable despite severe budget shortfalls.

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Council of Energy Resource Tribes (CERT) today announced formation of a strategic business relationship with BioJet International. CERT is comprised of 57 sovereign Indian tribes as members. CERT members collectively own and manage more than 30 percent of the coal west of the Mississippi; 40 percent of domestic uranium; and 10 percent of known national oil and gas reserves in the United States.

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While the economy was grim for many in 2011, Bowen Media, a leading Long Island web design firm, reports that it tripled its number of employees and was also voted the number one best web services company by the Long Island Press. This nomination was for the third year in a row.

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Houston-based technology company Softway Solutions is giving students an inside look at the fast-paced profession of game development. In an ongoing effort to help educate the Houston community, Softway Solutions Director of 3D Animation Nathan Smith is teaching an 'Introduction to Game Design' class at LoneStar College System. With one semester already under Smith's belt, another one is slated to kick off on Jan. 21, 2012. The classes are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) is pleased to announce the recruitment and hire of industry heavyweight Mark Ridder as executive vice president and general counsel. Ridder brings more than 31 years of experience in advising in-house corporate clients in areas ranging from regulatory compliance and operations to corporate acquisitions.
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ –- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, Denise Brown, 60, of Fair Oaks, has been appointed director of the California Department of Consumer Affairs.