MARTINEZ, 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.
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TEHACHAPI, 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.
HOLLYWOOD, 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.
IRVINE, 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.
SAN 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.
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.
ORANGE, Calif. — The world’s first spiritual perfume – Virtue(R) – was premiered this week by IBI, a niche fragrance company in Orange, CA. Based upon an inspired Biblical formula, the perfume is designed to be a reminder of God, Christ, spiritual self and soul.
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.
DANA 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.
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.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — TechGenii, Inc., an industry leader in digital media and interactivity, announced this week that it will provide mobile alerts and mobile voting during the Eerie Horror Film Festival, October 10th through October 14th, 2007, at the Erie Playhouse in Erie, PA.
SANTA 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.
NEWBURY 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.
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.
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.
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.
SANTA 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.
LOS 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.
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.
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.
LOS 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.
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.
FREMONT, 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.
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.
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.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the US Patent & Trademark Office has granted the company its patent for a user authentication method and interface.
VENICE, Calif. — Join Giggly Sprout and Gumbo Wobbly as they take you on a playful family adventure using research from leading authorities in the fields of brain science and psychology. Funny Bone Logic is an interactive DVD with games for developing minds ages 3-8.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Gen-9, Inc. announced today a new release of their data management software called NOAH(TM). The first version became available on September 27, 2006 to selected users as part of a limited Beta release. NOAH Beta 2 is now being made available in a general release.
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.
ORANGE, Calif. — ENow Inc, an emerging force in the development of software to simplify Microsoft Exchange system management, today announced the formal launch of Mailscape V4.0. Mailscape is a unique and innovative systems management tool that automates and streamlines Exchange monitoring, administration, and maintenance.
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.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Napatech today announced the investment of USD 7.5 million from existing investors Ferd Venture and Northzone Ventures. Napatech is the market leader in programmable high-speed Ethernet network adapters.
POWAY, 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.
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.
SAN MATEO, Calif. — Passware, Inc., the technological leader in password-recovery solutions, announces the release of Passware Kit 8.0 – a comprehensive suite that, in an emergency, allows IT professionals and computer forensics to access password-protected files.
SYLMAR, Calif. — Gadget Universe, the premier innovation catalog, showcased several products at the GBK Oscar(R) Gift Suite this year. Several celebrities, including Academy Award Nominee Keith Robinson, received elegant Steinhausen watches as well as other gadgets and innovations.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Personifying the cabaret genre, Ute Lemper is known for her moody interpretations of songbook standards, laced with witty asides and knowing looks, weaving an atmosphere that draws in audiences like few other performers today.
SAN 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.
SAN 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.
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.