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Archive | February, 2012

Need for Eye Surgery Lessened by New Corneal Wound and Healing Treatment

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mary Davidian, M.D., of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, a leading eye surgeon in The Hudson Valley, announces offering her patients a unique corneal wound repair and healing device called ProKera(R). Today, ProKera(R) is the only medical device that can provide wound healing to patients afflicted with a damaged cornea, the outer transparent surface of the eye.

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TeamF1, Inc. today announced that D-Link selected TeamF1′s embedded software for their complete family of Unified Services Routers

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.

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Sample Digital hosts inaugural dax Certification Course in Burbank

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.

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The Story Project launches ‘StoryTelling Series’ featuring leading Movie Producers, Feb. 16

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.

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 13, 2012

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.

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L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Issues Statement on the Passing of Whitney Houston

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.

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Entrepreneur on a Mission to Launch 100 New Start-Ups

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.

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Metro Issues Request for Next Gen Super-Clean Buses for Los Angeles in Pilot Program Initiated by 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.

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Nylabone Launches Romp’n Chomp Treat Toys and Treat Refills

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.

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 10, 2012

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.

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Los Angeles chapter of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association along with James Gray Gallery, present: Living Artistically with Parkinson’s Disease

SANTA MONICA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Los Angeles chapter of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association (apdala.org), 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.

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USC School of Cinematic Arts Announce Films for 2012 American Film Showcase

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.

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Anytime Collect Available as a Private Label, Revenue-Generating Member Service for Professional Trade Associations

CHARDON, Ohio, Feb. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anytime Collect (anytimecollect.com) 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.

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San Francisco Taxis Surpass Emissions Goal with a 49 percent reduction of GHG emissions

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.

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Backbone Security Announces Enhanced Steganography Detection Tool

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.

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L.A. entertainment marketing co, G-Man Marketing, offers ‘end of the world’ program for clients

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — With the end of the world scheduled to take place later this year, G-Man Marketing (gmanmarketing.com) 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.

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EnviroIngenuity partners with Verti-Gro to promote hydroponic vertical farming systems throughout So. California

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.

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Bicycling Increases in San Francisco, reports SFMTA

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.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Cynthia Gomez as Governor’s Tribal Advisor

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.

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Softway Solutions Ramps Up Educational Efforts in 2012 Through its Website

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.

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L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Launches 2012 Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Program For Working Families

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.

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Cavium OCTEON III Multicore MIPS64 Processor support announced by TeamF1, Inc.

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.

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CAI-OCRC honors Professional Community Management staff members

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.

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S.F. Technology Leader Riverbed Signs Long Term Lease for World Headquarters in SOMA

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.

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Calif. Senator Alex Padilla Applauds Komen for Reversing Position on Planned Parenthood

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.’

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New Minimally Invasive Hip Retractor Revolutionizes Anterior Hip Replacement Procedures

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.

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