California NEWS INDEX

California NEWS INDEX
California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories

Angora Benefit ConcertSOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. -- To commemorate the first annual anniversary of the Angora Fire, Think Tank Promotions, in association with Net TV Broadcasting, present "The Angora Benefit Concert." Gates open at noon at the Horizon Casino Outdoor Concert Center, 50 Highway 50, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, June 24, 2008.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- 7.3 million women experience infertility each year in the U.S. alone. In fact, 1 in 5 women have difficulty conceiving as more women than ever are having their first or subsequent child after the age of 35, a contributing factor of infertility. Enter Dr. Robert Greene's forthcoming book, "PERFECT HORMONE BALANCE FOR FERTILITY: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Pregnant" (ISBN: 978-0-307-33740-5).

NEOTROPETORRANCE, Calif. -- Neotrope(R), a leading advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced it has been chosen by a cutting edge creative commercial finance company, Lease With Crystal, to provide promotion and brand development for their company and Website.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and LONDON, England -- Los Angeles Attorney, Frederick A. Romero, a decorated United States Marine Corp. veteran, who has been awarded the Purple Heart medal and was previously honorably discharged as a sergeant, has requested the United Nations, European Union and Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to impose trade sanctions against the United States and to freeze U.S. assets abroad.

author DL CarrollSANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Author D.L. Carroll announces children's chapter book, "Sir Licksalot & The Maverick Fools" (ISBN 1-60474-917-2) for Ages 9-12. Author D.L. Carroll intertwines alienation, adventure, and tween humor as the story of one boys struggle to fit in unfolds. This story demonstrates the acceptance of individuality and the power of friendship. Using dialogue children can relate to, the author captures even the most reluctant reader's attention.

wine expert Jeff CoxSONOMA, Calif. -- Discover the secrets of exceptional food and wine during an extravagant full-immersion culinary weekend, hosted by From Farm to Table, a gourmet travel company in Sonoma, Calif. Today, they announced the kick-off of a summer series of culinary and wine tours in a region that is world-renowned for its vineyards and artisan food producers.

ENow Mailscape softwareORANGE, Calif. -- ENow, Inc., innovative leaders in the development of software to simplify Microsoft Exchange system management, today announced the formal launch of Mailscape V4.3. Mailscape is a unique and innovative systems management tool that automates and streamlines Exchange monitoring, reporting, and administration.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Continuing its long history of environmental friendliness, Metrolink marks Earth Day by unveiling its newest locomotive - the cleanest diesel-electric option available - and stressing that riding Metrolink even one day a week makes a difference to the environment. Simply switching to public transit can slim down a commuter's daily carbon emissions by 20 pounds.

SAN MARINO, Calif. -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that Interim Analysis of an on-going Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for pancreatic cancer confirmed Rexin-G's anti-tumor activity with no major toxicity in patients with metastatic chemotherapy-resistant pancreatic cancer. The clinical trial design includes 5 escalating doses of intravenous Rexin-G ranging from 1 x 10e11 cfu twice a week to 4 x 10e11 cfu three times a week for 4 weeks. Treatment cycles are repeated if the patient exhibits Grade 1 or less toxicity.

KaChing e-newsletterSACRAMENTO, Calif. -- After three years of research and development, MONEYSCHOOL Corporation has launched KaChing!, an innovative electronic newsletter with a unique approach to educating young adults about personal finance, money management, and consumer economics. MONEYSCHOOL expects the newsletter to be a popular graduation gift from parents and grandparents to this year's high school and college grads.

Cypress SystemsFRESNO, Calif. -- Chairman and CEO, Paul Willis stated, "Just like his previous career at a large agribusiness company, Dr. Mark E. Whitacre has risen fast at Cypress Systems, Inc, last month being named the company's chief operating officer and president of operations." Now Cypress and Whitacre are focusing their energy on an aggressive cancer prevention campaign in order to get Americans-and people around the world-to consume a special type of selenium.

Coach Paul EdwardCLAREMONT, Calif. -- Life-Changing Coaching, a professional life coaching firm established in 2001, announced today a new and improved web site to enhance usability and to complement a book series launch - the first of which is titled, "Moving Forward: Turning Good Intentions into Great Results by Discovering Yourself, Your Place, and Your Path" (ISBN: 978-143-434-2836, hardcover).

OC Annual Country Day FairCOSTA MESA, Calif. -- For the thirty-fourth consecutive year Prince of Peace School announces a great day of family fun! The Annual Country Day Fair is happening Saturday, April 19th, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in Costa Mesa. Prince of Peace Church and School have been a community anchor in the Mesa Verde community of Costa Mesa for over 40 years.

Sebastiani VineyardsSONOMA, Calif. -- Sebastiani Vineyards and Winery has been informed that its 2005 Dutton Ranch Chardonnay will be served during the visit by Pope Benedict XVI to the White House on Wednesday April 16th, 2008. Sebastiani has been sourcing fruit from the Dutton Ranch since 1985.

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Real Estate Career Opportunity events held Saturday, April 12, 2008 at 11:00am in the Crowne Plaza Hotel - Silicon Valley, 777 Bellew Drive, Milpitas, Calif. and Thursday, April 10, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. in the Four Points Sheraton Hotel, 5115 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton, Calif. Dancing Home Travel, Inc. expects to hire a number of real estate brokers and agents.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Lucy Hood, former president of Fox Mobile Entertainment will deliver a keynote presentation at the Los Angeles Private Capital Network meeting this month. On April 22nd, the event will kick off at 8:30 a.m. at the Custom Hotel where Hood will share recent experiences pioneering mobile business models and also discuss future plans.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Loquvam Law, Southern California's premier estate planning law firm asserts that traditional "bare bones" estate planning has focused primarily on what happens after death and usually passes on financial wealth outright with no conditions or safeguards. Today's American families are realizing that these outdated, traditional estate planning methods are failing them and their families, and they are wanting a more holistic approach to deal with today's real life issues.

Book of Mom novelSAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Taylor Wilshire, award-winning author of "The What-If Guy" (ISBN: 0-9778018-02), brings inward and outward balance for moms in her new novel, "The Book of Mom" (ISBN: 978-0-9778018-1-7, Nautilus Press). For moms who feel stuck, frustrated in life; needing help in their marriage or help parenting, Wilshire offers solutions that work.

MyKidisSafeSAN DIEGO, Calif. -- MyKidisSafe, LLC announced today overwhelming industry response to its new Mobile Phone Software which was demonstrated for the first time at CTIA. Carriers, handset manufacturers and resellers were excited by the simplicity yet powerfulness of the software.

CA Boom Design ShowSANTA MONICA, Calif. -- The CA Boom Design Show, the west coast's leading design trade show and exhibition, announced today that it has chosen the fall 2008 High Point Market in North Carolina to launch its first-ever east coast show appropriately entitled, CA Boom EAST. The new show will be held at the latest showroom complex in High Point: The Mills Village.

Peter iNova eBookLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- A new interactive publication brings great flexibility to every photographer using Adobe Photoshop 7 through CS3 running on Windows or Mac. The just-released eBook includes literally hundreds of new, productive and exotic treatments, effects, transformations and conversions of almost any digital image. The work is "Lights...Digital Camera...ACTIONS!" (ISBN: 1-882383-39-7) by Peter iNova, and is the first digital photography eBook available on a USB Flash drive.

GRANITE BAY, Calif. -- Prepare Stay Defend (PSD), a California non-profit organization, has launched a web site that empowers homeowners against wildfires; they are the first organization of its kind to support homeowners, nationwide, through their educational web site and on-line fire training.

Phillip M. Ramos, JrSANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. -- In recognition to his dedication to business ethics, Phillip (Phil) M. Ramos, Jr., CEO of Philatron International, Inc, was appointed to the Business Ethics Panel of the upcoming 6th Annual Orange Catholic Foundation Conference on Business and Ethics. The Conference on Business Ethics is to be held on April 24th, 2008 from 7:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, Santa Ana.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Finally, there's a new way to enjoy a night on the town in your own car and never worry about getting a DUI. Those with a lot to lose from a DUI arrest call it their "career insurance." Safe Ride Solutions (SRS) is a national network of off-duty and retired, veteran police officers. It's a new, unique, collaborative DUI prevention program developed by peace officers, professional athletes and business professionals to address the real world problem of DUI.

Prince of Peace kids reap joy in givingCOSTA MESA, Calif. -- Today was a perfect Southern California day for students at Prince of Peace Christian School: warm, sunny, with a 100% chance of learning. Students from pre-school to sixth grade observed and tended their seedling crop. The young plants are three to four inches high and ready to be harvested and transplanted to a field where food is farmed specifically for the benefit of local families in need.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Moss Beach Homes, Inc., the lead agency for Aspira, one of the largest private providers of foster care services in California announced that it has changed its name to Aspiranet to better reflect the work it does in communities across California. In the agency's thirty-three years, it has gone from a single group home in Moss Beach, California, to a collaborative network of youth, family and community services that provide permanency and lifelong connections in communities throughout the State of California.

SecuGen HamsterSANTA CLARA, Calif. -- SecuGen is pleased to announce the immediate availability of an improved version of the Hamster Plus fingerprint reader. This newly upgraded device captures fingerprint images much faster than previously. In addition, the Hamster Plus now makes the Smart Capture feature available. Smart Capture automatically adjusts the sensor brightness to capture fingerprints from dry and moist fingers.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- ONEsite, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise community and social networking software, announced today the launch of its new Class A datacenter and a series of wide ranging performance enhancements to the patent-pending technology of the ONEsite Platform.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- In a stunningly ironic twist, OnlineBootyCall.com Founder and CEO has married one of his own customers. In a private Vegas wedding, Moses (Mo) Brown married Heather Rivers (Username: WantNLovN), a 24-year-old fashion designer from New York. Online Booty Call is a unit of Mobeze, Inc.

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Philadelphia-area homeowners at risk of foreclosure will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with their mortgage lender at the free HOPE NOW Home Preservation Workshop on Tuesday, April 1. Philadelphia is one of the early stops of this campaign offering the HOPE NOW workshops, co-sponsored by NeighborWorks(R) America.

CABBSAN JOSE, Calif. -- The California economy may be struggling, but that doesn't mean it's impossible to sell a business. Members of the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB) are seeing a strong future for business sales within the state.

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. -- LRM Industries, LLC, a manufacturer of large plastic and composite structures headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the launch of a new website. The site has a new design and new content, reflecting the expanding offering of LRM's rapidly growing portfolio of technology and products.

MOBILE, Ala. -- Pirate Island Press, an independent publisher of scientific, historical, and military fiction announces the addition of E-Book availability for the thrilling new novel of bioterrorism and national security, "The Jihad Germ." Within days of its release, the downloadable version of the novel is listed by EbookMall at the height of their "Top 100 New Releases."

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Do you think your child has potential to model and you are looking for a big break to launch their career? Would you love to see your child grace the cover of a national modeling book? Would you like to win a trip to the Big Apple with your child including meetings with some of the top modeling industry professionals? TheModelChild.com, an online resource for child models and their parents, is seeking photo submissions to find the cover model for a new guidebook on child modeling.

Plangarden social networkingHALF MOON BAY, Calif. -- Plangarden enhances its drag-and-drop online vegetable gardening software by expanding features for its rapidly growing community of vegetable gardeners. The new Web 2.0 social networking features enable vegetable garden enthusiasts from all over the world to interact over a "virtual backyard fence" where they can ask or swap advice. On a Google Maps mash-up you can visually find fellow gardeners in your area or type in locations around the world that you are interested in.

IBI Virtue perfumeORANGE, Calif. -- "Be Still and know that I am God," said IBI CEO Rick Larimore, "is the passage that Eckhart Tolle referenced from the Bible's Psalm 46:10 in the first interview of Oprah's on-line presentation of Tolle's recent book 'The New Earth,' presented at oprah.com. This is the Biblical passage we have referenced the last 2 1/2 years on virtueperfume.com and our pamphlet, for the same reason. God resides in the still, silent center that is us."

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) was honored for marketing excellence at the 2008 conference of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, held in Atlanta, Georgia. Taking home four awards, the agency shared the limelight with leading insurance carriers that were also honored. The awards follow a spectacular growth in LTCFP's size and national impact.

PRICE, Utah -- This year, Santa can't wait for Christmas. A small, but dedicated group of rock art preservationists in Utah - the Nine Mile Canyon Coalition - and their allies are fighting to preserve what may be the original Santa Claus. Nine Mile Canyon - Located high on the side of a sheer cliff in a rugged place in central Utah is an ancient petroglyph that dates back over 1,000 years; it has an uncanny resemblance to the modern day Santa, an elf, and his nine reindeer.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Food Business Resource has moved into a new and innovative 6,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility that now allows them to provide exciting and new offerings to food-based clientele to propel their brand's growth in the marketplace.

BOONTON, N.J. -- Streaming video and music distributed across the Internet, an IPTV network, or a mobile handset will generate $70 billion in network-derived and content-derived revenue into the US markets over the next six years, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. Streaming media refers to the transmission of digital audio and video files over an IP network or wireless network in real time or on-demand, while prohibiting users from storing the files locally.