SANTA 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.
SONOMA, 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.
ORANGE, 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.
SACRAMENTO, 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.
FRESNO, 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.
CLAREMONT, 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).
COSTA 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.
SONOMA, 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.
SAN 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.
SAN 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.
SANTA 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.
LOS 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.
SANTA 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.
COSTA 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.
SANTA 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.
SAN 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.
HALF 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.
ORANGE, 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.”
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — MyHollywoodFilm, a global virtual studio for the Independent Film production and education industry, has established a unique P2P networking community. Filmmakers can find instruction, establish their careers, create the films of tomorrow and gain worldwide, viewable exposure, 24/7.
FRESNO, Calif. — Cypress Systems, Inc, a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, announced that it has promoted Mark E. Whitacre, Ph.D. to become the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and President of Operations. Dr. Whitacre joined the executive management team in December 2006 as President of Technology and Business Development for the new east coast office.
SAN MARINO, Calif. — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today the issue of U.S. Patent No. 7,347,998 for Targeted Gene Delivery in vivo. This patent provides additional intellectual property protection for the platform of highly advanced biotechnologies embodied in the company’s leading anti-cancer agent, Rexin-G.
IRVINE, Calif. — The recent novel, “Mojave Winds” (ISBN: 978-0-9801383-0-6), by Mark Biskeborn, has been met with widespread interest and some controversy. On the eve of the 5th anniversary of the Iraq invasion and in light of the recent Winter Soldier conference, the new novel attracts a great deal of attention to the plight of returning Iraq War Veterans, and their struggles to integrate back into society.
VENTURA, Calif. — Wind Chaser(R), a product of Action Products(R), LLC, announces the arrival of the award winning first factory production models of their family and “eco-friendly” land sailor – the Wind Chaser.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — President and CEO Frank Manley of PMI Financial, a provider of ATM service with contractual second party cash advance solutions for the gaming industry, announced today a new multi-year contract with Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort, a Port Madison Enterprise and an agency of the Suquamish Tribe.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Readers, writers and book-lovers of all ages will come together Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th to participate in the highly anticipated 13th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the UCLA campus.
TEMECULA, Calif. — Written Inc. has developed a breakthrough technology which has led to the first significant improvement to the 150-year-old science of handwriting analysis. This week, the company released the latest version of their personality assessment tool, Candidate Insight(TM).
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Barbara Bickham is the wizard behind the curtain and is creating digital media magic at TechGenii, Inc. And, as a result, Entrepreneur Magazine recently recognized her as an expert in the field of digital media. Entrepreneur Magazine picks the nation’s top 25 influencers – individuals, groups or trends – that they believe will have substantial impact on business owners in the coming year.
FRESNO, Calif. — F & M Tool and Plastics Inc., in Leominster Mass., a molding firm specializing in manufacturing eco friendly products, has announced the opening of Smartware Products, a division of F & M Tool and Plastics, a sales and distribution center in the Central Valley of California.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — In 2007, Metrolink’s Board of Directors approved a three year program of annual system wide average fare adjustments of 3.5% that would take effect on July 1, 2007, 2008 and 2009 to keep pace with higher costs to operate commuter train service. Because of the escalating cost of diesel fuel, scheduled increases in costs for operating services contracts and new start-up costs related to the arrival of additional passenger cars in 2009, the Board is considering a fare increase of up to 7.5%.
MONTEREY, Calif. — The Supreme Council of Datus Alimaong has reached agreement with Monterey, CA-based Abundant Biofuels Corporation to develop more than 1.2 million acres of ancestral domain for production of biodiesel from Jatropha curcas in underused Lumad lands on the island of Mindanao.
GLENDALE, Calif. — Intellikey Labs, a recognized leader in optical disc quality assurance content testing, announced today the launch of Intellikey DVD Testing Matrix 7.0. The first ever Blu-ray AMP(TM) and along with the latest Standard Def matrix enables Intellikey to provide the most definitive AMP(TM) rating system available for DVD testing on domestic players. Matrix 7.0 is the most representative DVD testing matrix ever released.