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Despite New Construction Woes Altamont Homes Continues to Grow and Diversify

Altamont HomesMARTINEZ, Calif. — There has been much recent press about the decline in new homes sales for the first part of 2007, but Altamont Homes, Inc., a licensed general contractor, has not been negatively affected; the company has recently expanded to seven western states – California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Arizona.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Martinez
 
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Tehachapi Hospital Foundation Seeks Funds to Save Rural Critical Access Facility

Tehachapi HospitalTEHACHAPI, Calif. — The Tehachapi Hospital Foundation, an IRS 501(c)(3) organization, is actively seeking funds to build a new hospital in a region between Lancaster and Bakersfield, CA – Tehachapi. The present Tehachapi Hospital is unable to meet state-mandated earthquake safety requirements; the existing structure cannot be retrofitted.

CA Medical, CA Non Profit News, California NEWS INDEX, City: Tehachapi
 
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Battle of the Bands at BB King’s Hollywood will Feature 80 Local and Regional Music Acts

Battle of the Bands competitionHOLLYWOOD, Calif. — A&R Select, the music industry’s benchmark in independent promotion and marketing, is currently hosting an online Battle of the Bands competition held at BB King’s Bar and Grille, located at Universal CityWalk in Hollywood, Calif. Over 80 local and regional bands will perform for an industry panel of well-known record labels.

CA Entertainment, CA Events, California NEWS INDEX, City: Hollywood
 
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Reception Leader Excels at Pro Day – Prepares to Visit NFL Teams

Maurice PriceIRVINE, Calif. — Despite not being invited to the NFL Combine, Maurice Price, the nations leading receiver in 2006, has impressed NFL scouts. His agent, Bert Briones of Hip Athletics, reports that a number of clubs have invited him to visit their facilities and hope to draft him. Next week, Price will visit the Kansas City Chiefs and also attend an additional individual workout.

CA Sports, California NEWS INDEX, City: Irvine
 
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John Waguespack Unveils Latest Exhibit ‘REINCARNATION’ at District in San Francisco

John WaguespackSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — John Waguespack, a unique San Francisco Surreal Artist, launches his latest exhibit “REINCARNATION” at District in San Francisco on Thursday April 12th. This exhibit ties history, pop culture, and surrealism into a colorful display of American iconography. “REINCARNATION” shows the affect of a former president’s “reincarnation” on the economy.

CA Arts, CA Events, California NEWS INDEX
 
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ClearImage Barcode Recognition Engine Enables Integra to Automate Pharmaceutical Workflow and Lowers Cost of Compliance Procedures

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Inlite Research Inc. announced today that Integra Group Inc, has selected the ClearImage Barcode 1D Pro and ClearImage Repair software engines for its DocuTrack pharmacy workflow application. Serving as the front end fulfillment and document tracking system for institutional pharmacies, DocuTrack demands the utmost accuracy and reliability in processing image documents.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Sunnyvale
 
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TeamF1’s Preintegrated Solution for Wired, Wireless, VPN Applications Enables OEMs to Get Appliances to Market Faster

FREMONT, Calif. — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software, has signed an agreement with Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (AMCC) to offer TeamF1’s Secure Gateway Solution software on AMCC’s Sequoia evaluation kit, which features the PowerPC(R) 440EPx embedded processor. AMCC is a leading vendor of embedded PowerPC processors and packet processors.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Fremont
 
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Pet Food Recall: Next Steps for Pet Owners, from Calif. Veterinary Nutritionist

pet food recallDANA POINT, Calif. — Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist announced today a comprehensive holistic plan to help heal pets affected by the pet food recall. “Pets affected by the pet food recall can greatly benefit from a balanced homemade diet and nutritional supplements that will help detoxify the kidneys and liver,” says Susan Blake Davis, veterinary nutritionist.

CA General Editorial, California NEWS INDEX, City: Dana Point
 
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Independent Insurance Information Provider AutoHomeHealthLife Researches Some of the Oldest and Most Trusted Insurance Companies for Ease of Use

MILL VALLEY, Calif. — AutoHomeHealthLife.com, a third party insurance quote provider, has released results comparing 21 aspects of the nation’s top 18 insurance providers. For the most part, nationally-based insurance providers can be broken down into the following buckets.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Mill Valley
 
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CA Boom 4: The West Coast Independent Design Show Showcases Cutting-Edge Green Products and Homes

eco friendly homesSANTA MONICA, Calif. — California has always been a leader in the environmental movement, having pushed the development and sales of electric and hybrid cars, solar power and the use of recycled materials. Californians now want to take that green consciousness home. CA Boom 4 offers one venue where over 100+ exhibitors, many of whom will feature ecologically friendly products, will showcase their wares.

CA Events, California NEWS INDEX, City: Santa Monica
 
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CyberTouch Announces 24-inch, Wide-Screen LCD Touch Screen Monitor

Orion24 touch screenNEWBURY PARK, Calif. — CyberTouch is pleased to announce the introduction of Orion 24 – the latest addition to CyberTouch’s line of touch screen LCD monitors. Available now, Orion 24 is a 24″ diagonal (16:9 aspect ratio) touch screen LCD monitor and ideal for financial trading floors, house-of-worship, dispatch, call centers and medical office information.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Newbury Park
 
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Spanish Auto Lead Service Launches Creditodeauto.com to Help Satisfy Growing Demand for Spanish Auto Leads

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Spanish Lead Services (SLS) announced this week the launching of Creditodeauto.com. “Demand for our Spanish auto leads has grown 245% since we’ve returned from the NADA industry show held in Las Vegas, this past February,” said Seth Schiller, President of SLS.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Insecure Applications Cost Users Billions, Warns San Jose-based Security Consortium Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Businesses could reduce their losses from data theft and intrusions if vendors would add dedicated security testing to their product development life cycle, says Mark Kadrich, CEO of San Jose-based Security Consortium, and author of “Endpoint Security” (ISBN 0-321-43695-4), to be released in June by Addison Wesley.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Jose
 
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Applied Business Software, Inc. and Ellie Mae® Announce Strategic Partnership

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Applied Business Software Inc. (ABS), developer of The Mortgage Office(TM), the leading loan servicing software solution for the lending industry, and Ellie Mae Inc., an award-winning provider of innovative software and services for the mortgage industry, announced today that they have formed a strategic partnership to provide full product integration between The Mortgage Office(TM) and Encompass(R) mortgage automation system.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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CA Boom 4 adds Modern Parenting Zone, Caters to Parents Seeking Out Modernist Design for Children from Newborn to Teen

CA BoomSANTA MONICA, Calif. — Recognizing that good design need not stop at the door to the kid’s room, the CA Boom design show will for the first time ever include a “Modern Parenting Zone,” a new and exciting display of the latest in modern design for babies, kids, and contemporary parents. CA Boom’s Modern Parenting section will showcase how designers and manufacturers are meeting the needs of today’s parents.

CA Events, California NEWS INDEX, City: Santa Monica
 
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Country Keyboard Player Doug Colosio and Electronica Artist The G-Man Launch Golosio Publishing

Doug Colosio and G-ManLOS ANGELES, Calif. — Electronic artist The G-Man and country keyboard player Doug Colosio announce the formation of Golosio Publishing (www.golosio.com), a music licensing company which will supply songs for film, TV, games and commercials. Colosio has been playing keyboards with country legend Merle Haggard for the past seven years and has songwriting credits on some of Haggard’s recent albums.

CA Entertainment, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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AmeriChinaB2B Connection Makes Distributor Recruiting in China Easier

PALO ALTO, Calif. — AmeriChinaB2B, the importing and exporting Internet marketing platform to China has launched its newest service, a web portal exclusively for recruiting distributors. The recruiting portal is designed to provide U.S. businesses with assistance in locating distributors, middlemen or manufacturing sourcing sites in China’s vast industrial base.

CA Education, California NEWS INDEX, City: Palo Alto
 
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New Weight Loss Book Teaches Dieters How to Change Behaviors and Keep the Weight Off

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — When it comes to weight loss, finding an understanding doctor can be almost impossible. Just ask Hamilton Erridge, author of the new book “Creating Your New Lifestyle” (ISBN: 0-9793455-0-2). Erridge communicates thoughts about weight loss and long-term success to the reader through a rare combination of warmth, humor, inspiration, and cautionary stories.

CA Health, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Francisco
 
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Rumors of Castro Regime’s Imminent Demise Spark Interest in Cuban Diaspora as ‘Broken Paradise’ Hits Bookstores

SamartinLOS ANGELES, Calif. — Interest in pre-Communist Cuba and Cuban Diaspora issues have caused unprecedented interest in books about Cuba and Cuban Americans. Indeed, a quick Internet search will find an extraordinary 65,396 books currently available about Cuba. The best among them may be the new historical novel, Broken Paradise (ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-8779-1), by Cecilia Samartin.

CA Entertainment, CA: Latino Interest, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Therapist Offers Cautionary Warning and Workshop in Santa Monica Regarding ‘The Secret’

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Ray Doktor, M.A., clinical hypnotherapist, presents a 2-hour workshop on March 24th on “Learn the Truth Behind ‘The Secret’ to Get What You Really Want,” at “Upstairs” @ Wild Oats Market 500 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Workshop is $15. He also provides individual sessions.

CA Events, California NEWS INDEX, City: Santa Monica
 
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TeamF1’s High-Performance Networking and Security Software Powers the Latest Versions of NETGEAR’s VPN/Firewall Routers

TeamF1FREMONT, Calif. — NETGEAR, a global provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products for business and home users, has chosen TeamF1’s security software for use in the next generation of NETGEAR’s ProSafe(TM) VPN Firewall Routers, according to Mukesh Lulla, president of TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Fremont
 
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LuraTech Announces LuraWave™ JP2 Image Content Server Version 1.04

SAN JOSE, Calif. — LuraTech, Inc., a leading provider of open, ISO-compliant JPEG2000 and PDF/A technology, announces their LuraWave JP2 Image Content Server (ICS), v1.04. LuraWave JP2 ICS is a new imaging software tool kit that enables the delivery of JPEG2000 images, document collections and their respective metadata through powerful, browser-based viewing applications without any plug-ins, Active X components or additional viewing software.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Jose
 
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A&R Select Helps Music Artists Affected by Hurricane

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — A&R Select, the music industry’s benchmark in independent promotion and marketing, has recently extended a helping hand to many artists affected by the tragic events of Hurricane Katrina. A&R Select’s timely and heartfelt outreach is an important part of their vow to assist musical artists in underprivileged circumstances.

CA Entertainment, California NEWS INDEX, City: Hollywood
 
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San Jose’s Premiere Mobile Auto Repair Service Removes Minor Dents and Door Dings and Repairs Plastic Bumpers and Windshield Rock Chips at Home or Business

SAN JOSE, Calif. — At last! A 100% mobile auto repair service that specializes in the removal and repair of door dings, minor dents, plastic bumper scuffs and windshield rock chips at clients’ homes or places of business. Dings Plus responds to calls from vehicle owners at remote locations throughout the San Jose, Silicon Valley and South Bay area.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Jose
 
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Intelligent Automation Corporation HUMS Makes First Flight on the US Army Special Operation Aviation Regiment Aircraft

POWAY, Calif. — Intelligent Automation Corporation (IAC), proven leaders in aircraft Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS), successfully completed its first installation and test flight on the U.S. Army 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment’s (160th SOAR) MH-47G Chinook helicopter. IAC is under contract to provide advanced diagnostic systems for the 160th SOAR MH-47G, MH-60K, and MH-6J “Little Bird” helicopters.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Poway
 
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IAC Wins U.S. Army Contract to Develop Advanced Diagnostic System for Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Intelligent Automation CorporationPOWAY, Calif. — Intelligent Automation Corporation, a proven leader in aircraft Health and Usage Monitoring Systems, has been awarded a contract in conjunction with the U.S. Army’s Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center Prototype Integration Facility and Joint Venture Yulista and SES to integrate its just introduced SuperHUMS(TM) technology onboard the U.S. Army’s RQ-7A/B Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Poway
 
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Intellikey Labs Releases Ultimate DVD Testing Matrix and AMP Rating System

GLENDALE, Calif. — Intellikey Labs, a recognized leader in optical disc quality assurance content testing, announced today the launch of Intellikey DVD Testing Matrix 6.0. This latest matrix enables Intellikey to provide the most definitive AMP(SM) rating system available for DVD testing on domestic players. Matrix 6.0 is the most representative DVD testing matrix ever released.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Glendale
 
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IO2 Technology Releases New Heliodisplay into Expanded Markets

Heliodisplay M3SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — IO2 Technology announced today the release of its newest mid-air display, the Heliodisplay M3, serving new markets world-wide. “The M3 is another step forward in applications that benefit from free-space displays and we are enthusiastic about its capabilities expanding into a wider application base,” commented Chad Dyner, the developer of some of the technology used in the Heliodisplay.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Francisco
 
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Generation X Author Taylor Wilshire Achieves Award-winning Status and Shares the Light of the Winner’s Circle

Taylor WilshireSAN DIEGO, Calif. — Taylor Wilshire, author of “The What-If Guy” (ISBN: 0-9778018-02), has found herself in the book-award spotlight. She recently won the 2006 People’s Choice Book Review Award in the Chick-lit category and has also been chosen by “ForeWord Magazine” as a 2006 finalist in the romance category; winners will be announced in June.

CA Entertainment, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Diego
 
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Top Large Law Firm Expert Joins Library Associates Companies (LAC) to Lead Consulting and Executive-Level Recruiting Services

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Library Associates Companies (LAC) announced today that Sarah Clark Kavanagh is joining the firm as Vice President, Strategic Consulting. While based in San Francisco, Ms. Kavanagh will be responsible for serving and working with LAC on national accounts and consulting projects.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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