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A Billion Praying to Rebalance Earth – Invitation to Join Hearts for Our Earth Mother

MOUNT SHASTA, Calif. — With Europe’s warmest winter in 1,250 years putting the Winter Olympics at risk, a group representing over a billion are inviting our Earth Family to join in prayer, dance, and celebration this month of our unified love of our Mother Earth, starting Valentine’s Day (Feb 14). “This expands on Americans celebrating our sweethearts on Valentine’s Day, and unites with this month’s Lunar New Year’s celebrations and prayers of Asian and global faith communities,” according to Mary Ho, President of the China Millennium Council, and Olympic skier, Suzy Chaffee, Native Voices Foundation (NVF) co-chair.

CA General Editorial, California NEWS INDEX, City: Mount Shasta
 
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Inspirational Film ‘Lord Help Us’ Gets Star Cast and Distribution

Lord Help Us DVDLOS ANGELES, Calif. — “Lord Help Us” is a new urban inspirational romantic comedy written, directed and edited by former child actor, Shavar Ross, who played “Dudley,” Gary Coleman’s best friend for six seasons on the hit 1980’s show “Diff’rent Strokes,” and produced by Tri-Seven Entertainment.

CA Entertainment, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Chinese Manufacturing Accounts for 90 Percent of Annual Growth in Worldwide Semiconductor Market, says PricewaterhouseCoopers

China SemiconductorsSAN JOSE, Calif. — Electronic systems manufactured in China were the driving factor behind 90 percent of growth in worldwide semiconductor consumption in 2005, continuing a trend first observed beginning in 2003, according to a comprehensive analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers of Chinese and other published statistics on the subject.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Jose
 
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Working Together Announces Light & Energy Shifting Weekend Retreat in Point Reyes, Calif.

Shirley RyanPETALUMA, Calif. — Working Together is offering a unique premier weekend retreat where guests will use a combination of guided meditation, group discussion, and visioning tools to build energy, shed past practices, old belief systems, distress and participate in an intimate journey of renewal. The retreat will be held Friday June 29, through Sunday July 1, 2007.

CA Events, CA Health, California NEWS INDEX, City: Petaluma
 
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TeamF1 SMB VPN/Firewall Gateway Software to Demo on Cavium Networks OCTEON Processors at RSA Conference 2007

FREMONT, Calif. — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, will unveil its latest innovation – the Secure Gateway Solution – in a demonstration at Cavium Networks Booth #1031 at RSA Conference 2007 to be held February 6-9 in the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Fremont
 
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Ringtone Widget for Indie Artists Closes Gap Between BETA Records and Major Labels

Beta Records Los AngelesLOS ANGELES, Calif. — BETA Records and founders Chris Honetschlaeger and Georg van Handel are making it possible for independent musicians to take advantage of the communication and promotional advantages of ringtones. New feature is available at no cost for any artist on the BETArecords.com site.

CA Entertainment, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Top Music Producers ‘The Underdogs’ Share Trade Secrets at NARIP’s Producing Hit Songs Event

The UnderdogsHOLLYWOOD, Calif. — How is great music created and produced? What do top music producers look for in an artist? How do you find, develop and keep artist clients? And how do producers handle challenges such as creative control? The answers can be found at the PRODUCING HIT SONG 5-part series, sponsored by the National Association of Record Industry Professionals, to launch on February 16th.

CA Entertainment, CA Events, California NEWS INDEX, City: Hollywood
 
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Second Annual HumorFeed Satire News Competition Winner Announced

HumorFeedRIVERSIDE, Calif. — You’ve seen the news recaps of 2006, the most important stories that gripped the nation’s attention. But here’s one you may have missed: “TIME Magazine Names Air ‘Gas of the Year.'” This exclusive from the New Jersey-based humor website Confusion Road was crowned the top satire news story of 2006 by an expert panel of journalists and humor writers in the second annual HumorFeed Satire News Awards.

CA Entertainment, California NEWS INDEX, City: Riverside
 
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TeamF1’s Embedded Multi-threaded Network Stack Awarded IPv6 Ready Logo

TeamF1FREMONT, Calif. — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded connectivity and security, today announced that NetF1 – its high performance, feature-rich embedded TCP/IP stack implementation and virtual routing framework – has passed the IPv6 Ready Logo Program’s first stage of certification and has received the IPv6 Ready Logo.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Fremont
 
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CA Boom 4: The West Coast Independent Design Show Moves to Larger Site in March 2007

CA BoomSANTA MONICA, Calif. — For the past three years, the annual CA Boom Design Show has been a must-attend event for both the design trade and savvy consumers of good design. This year, CA Boom 4 will showcase an impressive line-up of fine furniture designers, architects and furniture manufacturers, many of whom will be bringing products that are World, North American or West Coast debuts.

CA Events, California NEWS INDEX, City: Santa Monica
 
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Renowned Fitness Expert Stresses the Importance of Physical Play at the Kids Fitness Challenge

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — If John Abdo has his way 10,000 elementary school children are going to have a day they will never forget! The renowned fitness expert will be providing fun-filled lessons on physical play, that he hopes these kids will take to heart. The Fitness Hall of Fame inductee will be emceeing the Kids Fitness Challenge at the illustrious Rose Bowl, Saturday, January 27th.

CA Events, CA Health, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Ricky Miller Accepts Invitation to College All Star Game

football starIRVINE, Calif. — Former Tustin High School football star Ricky Miller, announced Wednesday that he has accepted an invitation to play in the upcoming college all star game “Texas vs. The Nation.” Bert Briones, Miller’s agent and president of Hip Athletics, reports that the selection committee was pleased to add Miller to the roster. “The size-speed combination Ricky has makes him an intriguing linebacker prospect to NFL experts,” Briones said.

CA Sports, California NEWS INDEX, City: Irvine
 
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JAVA JUICE Liquid Coffee Extract Toasts First Birthday at Outdoor Retailer

Java JuiceVENICE, Calif. — in January 2006, Richard Karno, a Los Angeles-based organic coffee roaster, introduced a single serving packet of organic liquid coffee extract, which he named Java Juice(R). The shelf-stable, portable coffee packets were a great fit for the outdoor and travel industries, so Karno chose the 2006 Winter Outdoor Retailer, the leading outdoor industry event to showcase his invention.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Venice
 
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The Fitness Challenge Foundation Launches Initiative to End Childhood Obesity Epidemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The Fitness Challenge Foundation has taken the initial step towards getting our nation’s children in better shape. The not-for-profit organization has partnered with the California State University system to implement a first of its kind initiative that will provide physical activities programs for elementary schools.

CA Education, CA Health, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Nation’s Reception Leader Maurice Price Accepts Invitation to College All Star Game

Maurice PriceIRVINE, Calif. — The Nation’s leading receiver, Maurice Price, announced Tuesday that he has accepted an invitation to play in the upcoming college all star game “Texas vs. The Nation.” Bert Briones, Price’s attorney and president of Hip Athletics reports that the selection committee was pleased to add Price to the roster.

CA Sports, California NEWS INDEX, City: Irvine
 
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Engate Threat Preemption Technology Receives ‘Product of the Year’ Award

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Engate Technology Corporation, a leading supplier of next generation network profiling connection management security solutions, today announced the general availability of Engate MailSentinel(TM) to anti-spam software, security appliance, router, firewall, and unified threat management vendors. The Engate solution empowers vendors to differentiate themselves by integrating Engate’s proprietary Network Profiling Connection Management technology into their products.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Jose
 
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Batteries Not Required for Star of the Consumer Electronics Show

Gravity Defyer ShoesSYLMAR, Calif. — Alexander Innovation Wizard debuted the Gravity Defyer Shoes, dress shoes with springs in the heel, at the Consumer Electronics Show last week. What is a pair of dress shoes doing at the world’s largest electronics show? Alex, inventor of the HomePride Hot Dog Rotisserie, Steinhausen Watches, and hundreds of the world’s craziest innovations explained his decision. “When attendants of the CES are spending more time on their feet than they are sleeping, they need relief.” A video now available on YouTube shows various enthusiastic shoe wearers expressing their relief.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Sylmar
 
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Celebs Indulge in the Luxurious t’Zerah Skin Care Treatments During Rehearsals for the 2007 Golden Globe Awards

Hayden PanetierreSAN ANSELMO, Calif. — Members from the casts of Golden Globe nominees Lost and Heroes got the chance to indulge in the luxurious t’Zerah skin care treatments at the Backstage Creations Retreat during rehearsals at the 2007 Golden Globe(R) Awards and left looking and feeling a little more relaxed, gorgeous and ready for the red carpet.

CA Entertainment, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Anselmo
 
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Celeste and Danielle Have Created a Unique Pleasure-Based Approach to Sex and Intimacy Coaching

Celeste and DanielleSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — With a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Human Sexuality, Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman can help make anyone’s sex life sizzle. They use a powerful combination of talk and body-based coaching methods to support people in overcoming sexual concerns, expanding comfort, and joy in their bodies, and achieving their highest pleasure potential.

CA Lifestyle, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Francisco
 
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Globally Known Operations Exec and Architectural Industry Leaders Tapped to Grow Premier Architectural Services Company, Cadforce Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced that it has added three new people to its management team. They are Paul Fielding, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer; Jeffrey Matzek, AIA, Vice President of Quality; and Catrina Gregory, Vice President of Client Care.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Retex, the Largest Corporate Purchasing Consortium in the U.S., Partners with World Business Services

PETALUMA, Calif. — World Business Services, Inc., founded in 1994, has contractual agreements with a myriad of vendors who provide one-of-a-kind programs designed to help businesses save money, improve efficiencies, and increase sales. By having several service providers available, World Business Services, Inc. is able to custom tailor a specific program to help any sized company, in any vocation, in the United States.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Petaluma
 
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Winzy Makes Searching the Web Fun

Winzy.comMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Is your search engine boring? Try Winzy (winzy.com) for great search results and a fun way to win free prizes with friends. “Our users love searching the Web and winning free prizes,” Brian Park, Winzy founder and president, said. “Our growth has come almost entirely from Winzy members who invite their friends to join.”

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Mountain View
 
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World’s Craziest Music Video Launched for First Single from The Crazed + Dazed Album

Trans AddictionLOS ANGELES, Calif. — As befits anything from an album by DJ Insane and The G-Man, the first music video is one of the strangest ever posted online. The opening track, entitled “Trans Addiction,” from the U.S. album CRAZED + DAZED (Delvian Records, UPC 6-75604-10252-0), has prompted an advertising copywriter in India to use open source film footage by an avant-garde German director to create the “Trans Addiction Wine Symphony.”

CA Entertainment, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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BayBets.com, California’s Online Sportsbook Offers Odds for Pride, IFL, UFC and K-1 Year End Shows

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — BayBets.com “Juiceless Wagering on California Teams” has odds on IFL Championships, Pride Shockwave 2006, UFC 66 and K-1 Dynamite 2006. With the explosion of Mixed Martial Arts into the mainstream BayBets.com is always reliable for odds on the fights.

CA Entertainment, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Francisco
 
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UCLA Grad Starts Non-Profit, Delivers $30K in Medical Supplies to Ethiopia

Ashley NoahSAN RAMON, Calif. — Streams of Life International (SOLI), founded by Ashley Noah, a 23-year old recent UCLA graduate, led a team of volunteers to Ethiopia to provide medical care, donate $30,000 USD in medical supplies, and refurbish a pediatrics room. Their efforts were concentrated at the Assosa Hospital, located in the Benishangul-Gumuz Region of Ethiopia. This gift generated excitement in the community and received Ethiopian television and newspaper coverage.

CA General Editorial, CA Non Profit News, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Ramon
 
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Buzz-Off Malaria Campaign Launched by Non-Profit Global Resource Alliance

Buzz-Off MalariaOJAI, Calif. — Global Resource Alliance (GRA), a California-based 501(c)(3) non-profit, announces the launch of its “Buzz-Off Malaria” campaign. The organization will provide a World Health Organization (WHO) approved Long Lasting Insecticide Treated mosquito bed Net (LLITN) and a bottle of homeopathic neem tincture, a safe, natural malaria prophylactic, free of charge to a child living in the Lake Victoria region of Tanzania for each person going to their website and joining the Buzz-Off Malaria campaign.

CA Non Profit News, California NEWS INDEX, City: Ojai
 
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ITM Business Suite 3.0 Helps CIOs Manage Information Technology

ITM SoftwareMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — ITM Software, provider of the only integrated business management solution designed specifically for the CIO and IT organization, today announced the general availability of the ITM Business Suite 3.0. Initially released in October, version 3.0 is now widely available and being deployed across the ITM customer base.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Mountain View
 
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MyAdTV Delivers a One Click Turnkey Digital Advertising Solution

SAN JOSE, Calif. — MyAdTV, Inc., a software service provider dedicated to bringing digital signage solutions to the masses, today announces the release of the “One Click Turnkey” digital advertising solution. MyAdTV provides a complete web based solution to in-store advertising and on-location ad sales. MyAdTV delivers the world’s first One Click Turnkey solution to in-store digital advertising.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Jose
 
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Intelligent Automation Corporation Selected for M2M Top 100

POWAY, Calif. — Intelligent Automation Corporation (IAC), a global leader in aviation diagnostic and water security systems, announced today that it has been named to the prestigious 2007 M2M Magazine’s M2M 100 list of the most important and influential companies offering machine-to-machine (M2M) technology solutions. The M2M 100 list provides a snapshot of the market as it exists today and the companies with the greatest impact on its direction.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Poway
 
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