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California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories

Gen-9 Inc. Will No Longer Implement the 2007 Microsoft Office UI in its Internet Data Management Software

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Gen-9, Inc. announced today that, as a result of a recent Microsoft announcement restricting the use of the 2007 Microsoft Office User Interface to non-competing products, Gen-9 will be no longer be implementing the 2007 Microsoft Office User Interface in NOAH. Gen-9 was one of the first companies to implement the new interface in one of its products.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Mountain View
 
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Hollywood Star Risking Jail for Jesus This Holiday Season

Reverend Craig X RubinHOLLYWOOD, Calif. — The world of Hollywood Television can be the meeting place of some very different people, on the surface that is. Take the case of Craig X Rubin and rap star Snoop Dogg. The latter has a worldwide “raputation” while the former is the Reverend and founder of Temple 420, a Bible-based, Judeo-Christian sect, which believes that pot is a religious herb, as discussed in Revelation 22. How are they similar? They are both stars on Showtime’s hit cable series “Weeds” and the only two characters to play themselves. Something else in common: trouble with the law.

CA Entertainment, CA Offbeat, California NEWS INDEX, City: Hollywood
 
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Rexin-G, The World’s First Tumor-Targeted Gene Therapy Vector, Stymies Metastatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, Calif. — Epeius Biotechnologies recently announced the publication of clinical data from studies conducted at the University of the Philippines, Asian Hospital and Medical Center, Makati Medical Center, Manila, Philippines and Lutheran Medical Center, New York, USA, revealing the safety and single agent efficacy of Rexin-G(TM) for the treatment of a broad spectrum of chemotherapy-resistant cancers.

CA Medical, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Marino
 
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Neotrope Announces the Relaunch of News and Lifestyle Magazine eNewsChannels

TORRANCE, Calif. — Neotrope(R), a 24 year old entertainment, publishing, brand marketing and content company, announced today the formal re-launch of its online news and lifestyle magazine, eNewsChannels(TM). The publication (at www.eNewsChannels.com) features articles on social issues, personal well being, and entertainment. Selected news stories from the offbeat to the fascinating are included. The publication is edited by veteran journalist Christopher Laird Simmons, with a varied list of storied contributors.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Torrance
 
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Louisiana Ventures, LP and Rincon Venture Partners Invest In Los Angeles-based CADFORCE, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced that it has raised $3.1 million in a Series B funding round. Louisiana Ventures, LP, of Bossier City, Louisiana led the round with a $1.5 million investment. This follows Rincon Venture Partners’ August 2005 Series A, bringing the total capital investment in CADFORCE to just under $5 million.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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New Non-Profit Org asks: Does the News Media Patronize the Black Community?

H. Lewis SmithLOS ANGELES, Calif. — Recognizing the need for another effective medium, H. Lewis Smith, author of “Bury that Sucka” (ISBN: 1413792693), is the founder of a new non-profit organization, United Voices for a Common Cause, Inc. The organization pledges and holds true “to not use the n-word as they strive toward cultural integrity and mutual respect for all Americans and to offer uncompromising resistance to social forces and structures which deny or limit their ability to do so. It is their intent to promote racial harmony, self-respect, pride and dignity affirming the highest of standards and values for the African American communities.”

CA General Editorial, CA Non Profit News, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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TeamF1 Awarded VPNC Certification for V-IPSecure

FREMONT, Calif. — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded security, today announced that V-IPSecure – its high-performance implementation of IPsec and IKE protocols for IPv4 and IPv6 – successfully passed all the Virtual Private Network Consortium’s (VPNC) interoperability tests for IPsec VPN systems. This certification continues the company’s long-standing commitment to provide the embedded market with lean and robust security software complying with stringent industry standards.

CA Technology, California NEWS INDEX, City: Fremont
 
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HD Film Festival Schedule Released for HDFEST Los Angeles – Last Stop on the HDFEST 2006 World Tour

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The schedule was released today for HDFEST’s Los Angeles event which will be staged at Dolby Laboratories in Burbank. This December event is the final stop on the HDFEST 2006 World Tour, which also included HD Festival events this year in Seoul, New York, Finland, and London. HDFEST Los Angeles will include screenings of high-definition movies, panels on HD moviemaking and digital cinema, festival parties and the HDFEST 2006 Deffie Award Ceremony.

CA Entertainment, CA Events, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Intellikey Labs Tests DVD Copy Protection

GLENDALE, Calif. — Intellikey Labs, the first and most established content and DVD testing lab, is on the forefront of DVD content copy protection testing. Utilizing its proprietary protocols developed specifically for copy protection testing, Intellikey performs definitive copy protection testing for optical media via its expansive domestic and international DVD player matrices.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Glendale
 
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Universal Accounting Center Tax Education Approved by California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Universal Accounting Center (UAC), the leader in small business tax training has been approved by the California Tax Education Council (CTEC) to offer the Professional Tax Preparer Program (PTP) as a distance learning course in the state of California. UAC’s recognition from CTEC authenticates the PTP course, showing it is within the “standards, guidelines and procedures” of instruction specific to California tax laws.

CA Education, California NEWS INDEX, City: Sacramento
 
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SARCOPHAGUS, the Novel – Brilliantly Illuminating our Inner Dark

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Jean-Pierre Chevalier, a leading authority on genetic medicine, and iUniverse, Inc., a leading provider of publishing technology solutions announced today the long-awaited publication of “Sarcophagus,” the novel. In this stunning work of contemporary fiction, Chevalier has succeeded in illuminating one of the unspeakable tragedies of our age: the institutionalized exploitation of illness. Now available in stone-cold print, the appalling dilemma of the cancer patient is laid bare like never before.

CA Entertainment, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Los Angeles Infertility Center Recruiting Patients for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Study Offering Free Medications

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ — The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM) (SIRM(TM)) in Los Angeles is currently recruiting patients to take part in a study that examines the effect of specific medical protocols in women who are considered “poor responders” to fertility medications. Patients who meet the qualification criteria and are selected to take part in the study will be eligible to receive up to $6,000 worth of free medications as part of their treatment.

CA General Editorial, CA Health, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Wildfire Hires Marketing Director, Two Others in Quest for Growth

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — In its quest to increase sales, Wildfire, Inc. (www.wildfirefx.com), Los Angeles based manufacturer of VHO, DMX controllable UV lights and UV sensitive materials, hired a new marketing director recently, promoting Aaron Stanley, the former Accounting Manager, to Director of Marketing and Public Relations.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Los Angeles Infertility Practice Welcomes New Physician

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ — The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM) – Los Angeles (SIRM(TM)-LA) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Rudy Quintero as an Associate Medical Director of the practice. A graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine, Dr. Quintero completed his residency at Glendale Adventist Hospital and a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Stanford University Medical Center.

CA Health, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Character from ‘Weeds’ Opens Pro-Pot Temple on Hollywood Blvd.

Showtime WEEDSHOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Is art imitating life or what? Craig X who sells pot on Showtime’s hit show “Weeds” is opening a pro-pot Temple on Hollywood Blvd this week. In the first season he plays himself as the owner of the “Bodhi Sativa Care Givers Club.” In season two, this week’s episode (August 21-25), “Cooking with Jesus” he appears as the owner of cannabis club called the “Mohasky Cup.”

CA Offbeat, CA Religion, California NEWS INDEX, City: Hollywood
 
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San Diego-based Dating Communty, OnlineBootyCall, Reaches the One Million Member Mark with Only a Single Marriage

OnlineBootyCallSAN DIEGO, Calif. — The dating Web site, OnlineBootyCall.com, a division of Mobeze, Inc., is proud to announce that they have received only one confirmed report of marriage since their Web site’s inception three years ago. “Reaching the one million member mark with only a single reported marriage is a tremendous accomplishment,” Moses Brown, Founder and CEO said.

CA Lifestyle, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Diego
 
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Payola: Call for All States to Take Record Companies to Court

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Writing in his “Communication Nation” column exclusively for Advertising Industry Newswire(TM), Scott G (recording artist THE G-MAN) makes a startling suggestion: 49 more states should sue the major record companies. Everyone in the music business knows that Universal Music Group will pay a $12,000,000 fine for illegal practices (commonly called payola). The charges were brought by Eliot Spitzer, Attorney General of the state of New York, and the money will go to… the state of New York.

CA Entertainment, CA Legal and Law, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Pope of Pot Finds Success on the Internet with Temple420.org

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Temple420.org opened on April 20th to incredible success. There have been thousands of people flocking to the site and a true community is being created on-line. Two community members of Temple420.org have decided to get married and they have asked Craig X Rubin, the new Pope of Pot, to officiate over their Wedding. The other exciting news is that Rubin, the Temple’s Reverend, is going to Washington D.C. to be trained as a preacher by Arch Bishop George Augustus Stallings.

CA Religion, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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Organ Concerts Mark 1906 San Francisco Music Culture by Organist Keith Thompson April 22 and 23

Keith Thompson organistSAN FRANCISCO /California Newswire/ — Keith Thompson plays an organ program highlighting the popular culture of 1906 San Francisco and its Earthquake at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on April 22 and 23, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer (www.echoesofheaven.com), announced today.

CA Entertainment, CA Events, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Francisco
 
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San Diego Business Executive and Pilatus Help Recreate History with Ecuador III – The Spirit of Goodwill

Pilatus CrewSAN DIEGO /California Newswire/ — At 8:30 a.m. today, two Pilatus PC-12s will depart Lindbergh Field on a goodwill mission to Quito, Ecuador. The flight is scheduled to touch down in Quito on March 31, exactly 75 years later to the day that the first such flight was made in a 1931 Ryan Brougham piloted by Theodore Gildred, Sr. – who stayed in Ecuador following his epic journey to establish that country’s first air mail service.

CA Events, CA General Editorial, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Diego
 
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Fourth Annual Russian Nights Festival Set to Light Up Los Angeles in April, 2006

Russian Nights FestivalLOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ — The Russian Nights Festival in Los Angeles presented by Moscow’s Stas Namin Center today unveiled its most impressive and diverse schedule to date. From April 2-8, 2006, the City of Los Angeles will celebrate the rich culture of Russia, past and present, with an exciting new festival program featuring the best from the worlds of film, modern dance, music, theatre and contemporary art.

CA Events, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles
 
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