California NEWS INDEX

California NEWS INDEX
California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Seattle-based Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. (TMPS), known worldwide for their diesel service and engineering department, has secured the distribution, sales and service agreement with Lehmann & Michels, GmbH. (Lemag) of Hamburg, Germany, for the west coast of the United States, which includes Alaska and Hawaii.

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. -- PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with White Cross GmbH of Lindau, Germany, to market PreViser technology to dentists within Germany, Austria and portions of Switzerland.

NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K. -- Dr. Andree Bates, president of the pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a presentation on meeting the challenges of measuring ROI within the changing dynamics of the pharma industry.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- SecuGen is pleased to announce that Club Sentry, Inc. has chosen SecuGen's Hamster fingerprint readers for integration with Club Sentry's club management software. The Hamster readers will be used to scan fingerprints of members when they check-in and check-out through Club Sentry's Biometric ID software module.

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- is proud to announce the launch of their event ticket comparison website. Backstage Broker does not sell tickets, it "brokers" ticket buyers with the best providers in the secondary ticket industry. Backstage Broker is the first premier meta-site for ticket brokers and it offers a one-stop-shop solution for consumers, providing a marketplace for ticket resellers.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- You diet... you exercise... you're taking the latest diet pill... and... you're even losing weight. But take a look in the mirror... you still have that unsightly belly bulge. Twenty pounds lighter and you still look... fat! How in the world can that be possible? As it turns out, the same diet that's helping you lose weight might actually be causing you to retain figure-destroying belly fat.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- 2007 will go down in the books as a banner year for Relios Jewelry, America's largest manufacturer of natural lifestyle designer jewelry. Relios saw gross sales skyrocket in 2007 to more than 30-percent over 2006.

INDIANA, Pa. -- Gorell Windows & Doors has again been recognized as the only window manufacturer in the country to receive the prestigious ENERGY STAR(R) Partner of the Year "Sustained Excellence" Award. Gorell received the award for the third consecutive year-from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency.

WARREN, Mich. -- President Tuxedo, a regional company providing men's formal wear, is expanding its "Bux for Tux-Giving Back to Education" school donation program throughout lower Michigan and south to Toledo in Ohio.

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Superbowl quarterback, Tom Brady has agreed to be the face of Myo-Med, for the launch of their 2008 media campaign. BioForce, the makers of Myo-Med, recently appointed STG Media Corp. as their agency of record to assist them in creating brand awareness among athletes and arthritis sufferers nationwide.

LYNN, Mass. -- Independent laboratory testing of the formula that NevaSlip(TM) anti-slip floor service uses to make architectural stone and tile floors slip resistant shows it to be 100% environmentally safe, even as it gives those floors a Static Coefficient of Friction (SCOF) rating that meets or exceeds current federal ADA regulations.

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- An unprecedented move to gather worldwide commentary on a new "global commons" was announced today in Berlin by an international coalition including the Philadelphia nonprofit organization, Centre for Global Negotiations.

CHICAGO, Ill. and LONDON, England -- Chicago-based iExplore formally announced its global expansion plans, with today's launch of, targeting adventure travelers in the U.K. It is the company's first formal effort outside of the U.S. since the company launched in 1999. iExplore is hoping to become the #1 ranked website for adventure and experiential travel in the U.K. within the next couple years.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Bondtrac, Inc., a privately-held fixed-income information and analytics provider announced today the launch of Bondtrac Live Order Message, a pre-trade disclosed direct counterparty message system for the fixed income industry. The Live Order Message system maintains full price transparency with orderable offerings directly between counterparties without intermediary mark-up or commissions.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- American Idol's season six brought Antonella Barba into public view. Despite leading in Internet polling and search engines, Antonella was eliminated (sounds like a fate known by certain politicians). Now Antonella is back in the spotlight but not for glamour or show biz. The senior at Catholic University is reaching out to the new generation of voters by singing the National Anthem, promoting talking avatars, and addressing first time voters on their essential participation for a better democracy. gamesLOS ANGELES, Calif. --, a popular entertainment and gaming internet brand created in 1995, has been re-launched by Firstlook. Originally a place for casual gamers to come and play free TV game shows like Family Feud and Jeopardy, Uproar's new community-driven site helps casual gamers to easily find the best and newest online casual games.

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Interim HealthCare, one of the nation's largest home care and health care staffing companies, proudly recognizes the important role Social Workers play in home care, hospice and hospitals throughout the year and during National Social Work Month.

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- A breath of fresh air enters men's fashion with the launch of Ryan Rowe, a new luxury men's footwear brand available in March at Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom and fine retail outlets nationwide. Ryan Rowe is on target with the current shift of men's increased focus on style.

DETROIT, Mich. -- Harper Arrington Publishing LLC today announced the release of The Creative Pack 1 upgrade for Digital Fashion Pro - Fashion Design System. The Digital Fashion Pro System is an innovative solution that gives fashion designers, students, and even ordinary people the tools they need to design their own cutting edge fashion collection using digital fabrics and garment templates.

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Pareto Building Improvement announces a new guidebook on commercial building development and construction that assists working professionals to manage in an increasingly challenging market - "Choosing Project Success: A Guide for Building Professionals" (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-0-0).

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- "Every February for the last 50 years, stock car enthusiasts across the country have packed their sunscreen and descended on Daytona," said Ethan Whitehill, CEO of Two West, Inc. "This year, unfortunately, the economy also decided to head south for vacation."

DALLAS, Texas -- The hamper is full, the kids are screaming and the phone is ringing. Who has time for laundry? Laundry Limo, LLC, serving the Dallas/Fort Worth area, has the answer and the time. With one phone call, or click of the mouse, laundry is picked up, processed and safely delivered back home.

MARSHALL, N.C. -- Whisper Mountain, located outside of the city of Asheville in the heart of western North Carolina, is a community where conservation and preservation meet. That's why Southern Living has chosen this community as the location for their first 2008 green Idea House.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Underground Mexican hip-hop artist/entrepreneur, SOLOW13, breaks the music game wide open by establishing his own label, TRUTH LOVES LA WFAMILIA, LLC or simply LAWFAMILIA, LLC. The new imprint is a collaborative partnership between SOLOW13 and famed West Coast label, Latin Thug Records - best known for being founded by Cypress Hill's Sen Dog and home to the Reyes Brothers, B Real's "Gunslinger" albums and many other notable releases.

TORRANCE, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Music Network's "LAMN Jam" heads for the Big Apple, and has added an additional event sponsor in Send2Press(R) Newswire, a unit of Neotrope(R). Launched three years ago in Los Angeles (where performances continue), LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant professional critiques from a panel of industry experts. This year, independent music artists will perform for $20,000 in prizes.

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -- In the forthcoming memoir, "An Officer and A Junkie: From West Point to the Point of No Return" (ISBN: 0-7573-0639-6, HCI Books - $15.95 - March 2008) author and West Point graduate Michael Winder tells the powerful and fascinating true story of his drug-induced descent into literal madness - while serving as an officer in the United States Army.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- Wildly popular among 30-somethings who don't want to look a single day older and just as popular with 50-somethings who'd like to look 40 again, StriVectin(R)-HS Hydro-Thermal Deep Wrinkle Serum(TM) from Klein-Becker has now been singled out as the only "great" beauty serum for older complexions by The Independent, a leading British newspaper, in a just published "beauty serum" ranking.

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- KGA Inc., a human resources consulting firm based in Framingham, Mass., has hired Betsy Pratt as its account executive. According to KGA President Kathleen Greer, the newly created position involves overseeing approximately half of the company's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) accounts, as well as improving upon and building new client relationships.

ATLANTA, Ga. -- M2SYS, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today the release of their newest fingerprint biometrics innovation: Bio-AI(TM). This exciting new artificial intelligence enhancement uses a unique "dynamic profiling" technique to learn about a person's fingerprints over time. This knowledge enables the fingerprint software to take actions that mitigate the chance of generating a false reject following a fingerprint scan.

BOSTON, Mass. -- LocaModa Inc. today introduced breakthrough social connectivity to its interactive Out-of-Home platform. LocaModa 3.0 enables mobile consumers to control and interact with social media around them using any mobile phone on any network, while also giving their friends online a window into what's happening via websites such as Facebook.

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- If you suddenly have to care for an incapacitated parent or spouse, the impact can be life-changing. Rising care costs can devour your estate or inheritance. And your loved one's daily needs can make you into a full-time caregiver.

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Based on the exploding demand for special diets supported by the gluten-free and food allergy communities, has more than doubled its North American listings within a 3-month timeframe. The world's largest on-line directory of gluten-free eating establishments now includes 1000-plus gluten-free pizzerias, bakeries, restaurants, hotels, spas and even breweries across the U.S. and Canada!

TEMPE, Ariz. -- STG Media Corp and STG Retail Direct are taking the beverage market to the next level by launching the Extenze Beverage, the first and largest male enhancement drink on the market. "We are very excited to bring this product to market. It's a one of a kind product, and while it's targeting the male consumer, it still brings something for the ladies," COO of STG Media, Kristen Orton said.

Green Energy Fine Art LampsCARPINTERIA, Calif. -- Holland Scott Gallery today announces the debut of the Environmentally Responsible Green Energy Fine Art Lamps. These lamps combine energy-efficiency technology with fine-art design. Elegant photographic floral images and art-deco linoleum patterns from the 1930's are the result of energy efficient LED lamp technology and the Giclee fine-art printmaking process.

WESTWOOD, N.J. -- Imagine Tomorrow, a leading provider of computer classes developmentally designed for young learners, announced today that the company has attained a 33 percent share of the computer-based early childhood education market.

FLANDERS, N.J. --, Inc., the nation's leading full-service secure data management and recycling company, announces the expansion of its secure data destruction and disposal operations as a result of assets acquired Monday, January 7, from DynTek, a leading technology services provider.

BOSTON, Mass. -- LuraTech, Inc., a leading provider of open, ISO-compliant JPEG2000 and PDF/A technology, has added to new features to its robust LuraDocument(R) PDF Compressor Server document processing solution. The first feature - multi-core processor support - enables users to process documents faster while avoiding per page usage charges with LuraTech's unique unlimited usage licensing structure.

400 Years of English HistoryLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- In a new documentary series on DVD, released by Gallery of Historical Figures(R), artist and raconteur George Stuart gives his take on the formative and often turbulent history of England. Murder, treachery, greed, love and hate punctuate the timeline, as the country evolves from Tudor absolutism into constitutional monarchy of Victoria.

DENVER, Colo. -- Can't get everyone together at the same time? Trying to juggle schedules to organize a family reunion? Help is on the way. Vacation Never Ends, LLC announces the launch of a new web site that brings together family and friends for easy trip and event planning.

AKRON, Pa. -- Every year on March 8, millions gather in rallies and parades around the world to honor the achievements of women on International Women's Day, an occasion relatively unknown in the United States. Fair trade retailer Ten Thousand Villages will join forces with a national domestic violence prevention organization to celebrate the event in March.