Monthly Archives: February 2012

FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced that D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for businesses, selected TeamF1's embedded software for their complete family of Unified Services Routers, including the recently launched DSR-250/250N wired and wireless services routers.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A total of 76 film and TV production personnel from key Hollywood unions and guilds received official certification as qualified users of Sample Digital's dax platform, the industry's leading digital production workflow and media management application, during a course conducted January 28 at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, February 16, The Story Project, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to furthering communication and life skills in at-risk and under-served teens, will launch its StoryTelling Series, a sequence of intimate moderated conversations with legendary filmmakers and artists. Todd Felderstein, The Story Project's executive director, is thrilled to have such Hollywood veterans make up our inaugural event.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First: Lisa Barkett, 52, of La Jolla, has been appointed to the Race Track Leasing Commission as a representative of the 22nd District Agricultural Association, San Diego Fair Board.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement Saturday on the passing of Whitney Houston: Today, Los Angeles mourns the loss of Whitney Houston, one of the greatest voices of all time. It is with deep sadness that we reflect upon a life taken from us too soon, and a woman whose talents touched so many.

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When entrepreneur Cavanaugh L. Gray set out to pursue his own small business dreams he didn't realize the impact it would have on helping others achieve their own dreams. In the spring of 2004, The Entrepreneur Cafe, LLC founder did the unthinkable. He scheduled a meeting with his supervisor, picked out his best suite, walked into his corporate job and fired himself. Given current unemployment rates and a tight lending market this might be considered absurd by today's standards.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recently launched business, Uprize, is already experiencing rapid growth. In its first week in business, Uprize already has customers and affiliates in more than 10 countries - including the U.S.; Canada; Thailand; Korea; Japan; Brazil; Germany; Mexico; Australia; and the Philippines.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) released a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 30 Super Low Emission Buses (SLEBs) and/or Zero Emission Buses (ZEBs) as part of a pilot program to evaluate burgeoning technologies for LA’s future bus fleet.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Martin Gomez as City Librarian. Gomez will assume the post of Vice Dean of the University of Southern California Libraries on April 2.

NEPTUNE CITY, N.J., Feb. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leave it to Nylabone(R), the makers of safe, healthy chews since 1955, to combine a dog's two favorite pastimes - playing and eating - into one great new product line: Romp'n Chomp(TM) Treat Toys. The new line, available in pet specialty stores this spring, makes treats last longer while keeping dogs entertained and promoting safe, healthy chewing.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First: A. Charles Crabb, 60, of San Luis Obispo, has been appointed to the designated local authority for the former Pismo Beach redevelopment agency, in San Luis Obispo County.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Los Angeles chapter of the American Parkinson's Disease Association (, along with James Gray Gallery, present 'Living Artistically with Parkinson's Disease,' a unique exhibition featuring works of art created by celebrated artists living with PD. To celebrate the exhibition, which runs from February 8-13, 2012, the APDA L.A. is hosting a champagne brunch with a silent auction this Sunday, February 12.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced plans for a Citywide civic celebration to honor the acclaimed, award winning singer Tony Bennett whose signature song 'I Left My Heart in San Francisco' was recorded 50 years ago.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and United States Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today reaffirmed their strong support for building High-Speed Rail in California.

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, February 11, 2012, American Sporting Legend and rock star Ted Nugent will appear at the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show (February 4-12, State Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA) to sign autographs and greet guests.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) announced today the 29 films selected for the American Film Showcase, an international cultural diplomacy initiative that brings people together worldwide through film.

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales of Georgia businesses should be much stronger in 2012, predicts C. David Chambless, a top-selling broker and the incoming president of the GABB, the state's only professional association dedicated to buying and selling businesses.

CHARDON, Ohio, Feb. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anytime Collect ( by e2b software is now available as a unique private label member service for trade and professional association affinity programs. Anytime Collect helps association business members to effectively manage their accounts receivable and collections process improving cash flow while reducing bad debt write-offs.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), Department of the Environment and San Francisco taxi industry leaders announced that San Francisco's taxis have exceeded the 2008 goal of reducing the average per-vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 20 percent from 1990 levels by 2012.

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Feb. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Backbone Security, the market leader in advanced digital steganography detection and hidden information extraction tools, is pleased to announce availability of the newest version of Steganography Analyzer Artifact Scanner, StegAlyzerAS, their industry leading application for detecting 1,025 digital steganography applications.

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bio-Medical Services has received USDA approval and is now offering allergy drop immunotherapy as an alternative method for administering allergy treatment for pet allergy patients. An in-house pilot study is now underway, and preliminary findings are expected in the Fall of 2012.

LUDWIGSBURG, Germany, Feb. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pintexx, an international company that focuses on sophisticated software solutions for the processing and optimizing of text, has announced today that it has released the Microsoft Add-In of the 4D Wording Optimizer.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With the end of the world scheduled to take place later this year, G-Man Marketing ( is partnering with its clients to offer special reduced rates in public relations, songwriting, audio mixing and mastering, radio advertising, graphic design, live music promotion, music distribution, and more.

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- B2B Marketing Strategist and President of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC (, Dawn Westerberg, has announced that she will be speaking at the Texas Association of Certified Public Accountants (TACPA) Winter Meeting on Friday, February 17, 2012.

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EnviroIngenuity today announced a partnership with Verti-Gro(R) to represent and promote hydroponic vertical farming systems throughout Southern California. Verti-Gro, Inc. designs and manufactures cost-effective, high density hydroponic growing systems.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) announced that the number of people riding bicycles in San Francisco increased seven percent since last year and increased 71 percent over the past six years.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled unconstitutional Proposition 8:

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointment. Cynthia Gomez, 54, of Sacramento, has been appointed Governor's Tribal Advisor and executive secretary for the Native American Heritage Commission. Gomez has been the chief justice for the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Tribal Court since 2010.

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the evolution of technology continues to roar forward, one technology company is ensuring that business owners stay ahead of the curve and know how to efficiently utilize the growing number of important online tools. Softway Solutions, located in Houston, is dedicating 2012 to engaging its local community, and worldwide pool of online viewers as a whole, with helpful information on online marketing.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and community partners today launched the Greater Los Angeles Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Campaign Partnership, an annual effort to help qualified low and moderate-income families claim the tax credits they deserve.

FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced it will support the new state-of-the art OCTEON(R) III MIPS64(R) family of 1 - 48 core multicore processors from Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, and the digital home.

LAKE FOREST, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professional Community Management (PCM) proudly announced General Manager Jerry Storage, Towers Director Judie Zoerhof and Government and Governmental and Public Affairs Manager Wendy Bucknum at Laguna Woods Village were honored at the California Associations Institute Orange County Regional Chapter Excellence in Community Awards Dinner on Friday, February 3.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Feb. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PETAP, LLC ( has discovered recent reports on the subject of online education showing that not only are more students taking advantage of classes offered via the internet, but that the opinions of teachers and administrators regarding online education are changing as well.
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a Proclamation Declaring February 6th as Ronald Reagan Day in California.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Sgt. William C. Stacey, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation.

PLAINVILLE, Conn., Feb. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. announced this week several in-house promotions; it's all part of its long-term, strategic-growth plan.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that Riverbed Technology, a leader in IT performance solutions, has entered into a 167,788 square-foot lease at 680 Folsom Street to house their world headquarters. Riverbed is expected to move into the building in 2014.
Senator Alex Padilla

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) today applauded Komen for the Cure for reversing position on Planned Parenthood. 'I am very pleased to hear that Komen has reversed position and is now open to future funding for Planned Parenthood.'

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeDan Surgical Innovations, industry leader in surgical access instrumentation, announces the launch of the Phantom Series MIS Anterior Hip Retractor System. TeDan Surgical's revolutionary hip retractor utilizes a system of adjustable surgical arms with attachable retractors, enabling surgeons to perform the entire procedure without a fracture table or a surgical assistant.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the City Council, and business and community leaders launched a month of cultural events honoring African-American history and culture at the City's annual African-American Heritage Month celebration. This year the City of Los Angeles honored Sheryl Lee Ralph, Walter Mosley, and Dr. Keith Black.