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TeamF1’s Managed Access Point Solution Software powers 802.11n Enterprise Access Point Reference Solution on AMCC’s Makalu

FREMONT, Calif. — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software, today announced that its Managed Access Point Solution (MAPS) — a complete turnkey software package for advanced and secure enterprise-class wireless access points — is the first software solution available on Applied Micro Circuits Corp.’s (AMCC) (NASDAQ:AMCC) newly released PowerPC 405EX-600MHz “Makalu” […]

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Environmental Advocate David S. Honda Appointed to Oversight Board of Controversial L.A. Landfill

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Los Angeles business leader and environmental sustainability advocate David S. Honda has been appointed to the Sunshine Canyon Landfill Local Enforcement Agency (SCL-LEA). SCL-LEA is a recently created joint powers authority (JPA) formed in part to adjudicate operating issues surrounding the controversial urban landfill at Sunshine Canyon as they arise, while […]

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San Diego Workshop asks, Magic, Metaphysics or Just Plain Real?

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Weston Jolly, prominent spiritual channel and mentor, returns to San Diego in June to share two remarkable presentations to integrate intuition into everyday life. “Free Your Intuition” is a speech to be presented Friday, June 20th at 7 p.m., with a full-day workshop entitled “Magic, Metaphysics or Just Plain Real?” offered […]

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Diet, Nutritional Supplements and Early Detection Can Prolong Pets’ Lives

DANA POINT, Calif. — “Canine kidney disease, an often fatal condition, can be helped with holistic pet care and early detection through laboratory testing,” says Susan B. Davis, pet nutritionist for Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist. Since canine kidney disease is not typically diagnosed until approximately 75% of kidney function has deteriorated, the disease is […]

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IV Infusions of Rexin-G Demonstrates Dose-Dependent Anti-Tumor Activity Without Toxicity

SAN MARINO, Calif. — ASCO 2008 — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the results of an on-going Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for metastatic bone and soft tissue sarcoma (J Clin Oncol 26: 14509, 2008). Rexin-G is the first and so far only targeted gene therapy vector that has been tested in the clinic (Nature Reviews/Genetics […]

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Los Angeles Based Media Mayhem Corporation Has the Answer to Multi-Media Platform Marketing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announced Friday that the company has assumed a “tight control” on the war for breaking multi-media platform strategy in a field that chews companies up and spits them out when they cannot produce what the client needs in today’s ever changing online advertising world. True multi-platform media […]

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undrest.(R) Apparel to be Featured in MTV Movie Awards Gift Bag

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Los Angeles based apparel company undrest.(R) has been picked to be in this year’s coveted MTV Movie Awards giveaway bag. The ultra premium gift bag has been valued in the past at over $17,000 and has included such exclusive items as the iPod Mini, Givenchy watches and Fendi eyewear. These exclusive […]

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Museum of Robots in Second Life Announces Build-A-Robot Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Museum of Robots (www.MuseumofRobots.com) in Second Life announces the “Build-a-Robot” Competition, and invites all Second Life residents to participate. According to the organizers, “Our goal is to explore what a robot is, how it can be expressed within the parameters of Second Life, and to encourage creativity and originality. Our definition […]

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YoungYou Expands Headquarters in Los Angeles and Will Open Rejuvenation Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — YoungYou Corporation, an international weight-loss and anti-aging research and development company, today affirmed its commitment to enabling its customers to live a healthy lifestyle with the opening of a new headquarters in Los Angeles, CA. The new location will also soon welcome YoungYou’s new Rejuvenation Center. “YoungYou is pleased to expand […]

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TeamF1 Unveils Advanced CPE Features for its Turnkey Solutions

FREMONT, Calif. — TeamF1, Inc. (www.TeamF1.com), a leader in embedded networking and security software, today announced the availability of advanced features in its software platform, enabling comprehensive solutions for service providers’ customer premise equipment (CPE) gateways. These features include a TR-069 component library, network stack enhancements for end-to-end QoS, advanced service provider controls, and the […]

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SecuGen FIPS 201/PIV Fingerprint Reader Now Listed on AC Technology’s GSA Schedule

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that it has chosen AC Technology, Inc. as its primary GSA holder for the SecuGen Hamster(TM) IV and SecuDesktop(R) Pro line of FIPS 201 certified fingerprint scanners and software. The two companies have been working together on several biometric projects within the Department of Defense. […]

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Rexin-G Followed by Reximmune-C Induce Tumor Necrosis and Recruitment of Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes

SAN MARINO, Calif. — Epeius Biotechnologies (www.epeiusbiotech.com) announced today that the results of a Phase I Feasibility Study of sequential targeted gene delivery-using Rexin-G followed by Reximmune-C-for cancer vaccination will be presented at the ASCO meetings in Chicago on June 1, 2008 (J Clin Oncol 26:3077, 2008). Rexin-G and Reximmune-C are pathotropic (disease-seeking) nanoparticles bearing […]

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Authernative Cryptographic Module Achieves FIPS 140-2 Government Standard

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the Authernative(R) Cryptographic Module has been awarded Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS) 140-2 Validation. This certification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the United States, and the Communications Security Establishment Canada […]

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Rexin-G Monotherapy Reveals Significant Biological Activity without Toxicity in Chemo-Resistant Metastatic Breast Cancer (ASCO 2008)

SAN MARINO, Calif. — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the promising results of an on-going United States-based Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for metastatic breast cancer that is refractory to conventional chemotherapy (J Clin Oncol 26:14509, 2008). This clinical trial employed intra-patient dose-escalations of Rexin-G given i.v. two to three times a week for 4 weeks, […]

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M2SYS Fingerprint Software Selected by Innovative Marijuana Caregiver Logistics

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — M2SYS Technology, an award-winning fingerprint biometrics research and development firm, announced today that it has finalized an agreement with IMCL (Innovative Marijuana Caregiver Logistics), a leading provider of inventory and patient management solutions to the medical marijuana dispensary industry, based in Santa Barbara. Through this agreement, IMCL has exclusive rights to […]

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Millions Join First Global Laugh For World Peace

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Dr. Madan Kataria, creator of Laughter Yoga, has long dreamt of having simultaneous laughter sessions in different parts of the world. “I wished for major television channels like BBC and CNN to telecast all laughter celebrations and reach out to the people in every corner of the globe,” says Kataria. “The […]

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Lockdown Co. Wins Disney’s iParenting Award for Spa Safety

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Lockdown Co. is excited to announce that, after undergoing extensive testing, their Steelcore Spa Security Safety Straps won the iParenting Media Award for the 2008 Excellent Products Call. iParenting.com is a Disney Internet Group media property, and a premier media site focused on parents. The company operates iParenting Media Awards, a premier […]

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ASCO 2008: Tumor-Targeted Rexin-G Demonstrates Dose-Dependent Anti-Tumor Activity without Toxicity in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, Calif. — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the results of an on-going Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for metastatic pancreatic cancer (Chawla et al., ASCO meeting, 2008). Continuing on with the planned dose-escalations of Rexin-G which began in 2005 using lower doses of Rexin-G in a Phase I safety study (Molecular Therapy, 2008), the […]

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Lincoln Financial Advisors’ Pacific Regional Planning Group Names Robert G. Dillow Planner of the Year

SAN RAMON, Calif. — Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.’s Pacific Regional Planning Group has named Robert G. Dillow, CFP(R), CFS, MBA, as the 2007 Planner of the Year. Bob was chosen out of a group of over 80 planners. He ranked in the top 1% of all planners in the region, and has been awarded the […]

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Interim HealthCare Announces Conversion of California Branches to Franchises

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Interim HealthCare, the nation’s largest combined provider of home care and healthcare staffing services, announced the completion of conversions of the San Diego/Escondido, Fresno, Sacramento and Modesto/Stockton branches into franchise operations. Previously, operating under corporate ownership, the change reflects the continuous growth of the 42-year-old company and a strategic move to […]

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Hitt Music Group and Media Riot Productions Partner

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Bands and solo artists no longer need to feel intimated by the competitive music industry now that Hitt Music Group and Media Riot Productions have joined forces. The two met at this year’s music and media conference South by Southwest and since then have collaborated to meet the growing needs of music […]

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San Francisco-based Cultural and Philanthropic Tour Company, Shows Travelers How Easy it is to Help Others as They Travel South Africa

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — As TV viewers saw on Oprah’s Big Give, it does not take a lot to make a difference in someone’s life. The Cultural Explorer, a San Francisco-based cultural and philanthropic tour company, shows travelers how easy it is to help others as they travel. Beginning travel philanthropists need to know where […]

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SolarReserve Hires Top Energy and Technology Expert Tom Georgis

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal power company, has announced the hiring of Tom Georgis as Vice President of Development. Georgis will be responsible for developing solar power projects in the United States and internationally. SolarReserve holds the exclusive license for the breakthrough molten salt power tower technology with energy storage […]

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Renowned Exchange 2007 Expert Andy Grogan Joins ENow

ORANGE, Calif. — ENow Inc, innovative leaders in deploying Microsoft Exchange 2007 solutions, today announced that renowned Exchange 2007 expert Andy Grogan has joined the company. Andy Grogan has been deploying messaging solutions with Microsoft Exchange since the products beta. During this period, Andy has deployed Microsoft Exchange to over 165,000 seats and 9,000 customers. […]

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San Diego Author Jim Musgrave Featured on New On-Line Publisher Offering DRM-free Digital Audio Short Stories

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Local author Jim Musgrave is featured on Sniplits’ beta test site. Anyone with a digital music player, smart phone or laptop understands the hunger for new content. Now, with the launch of Sniplits.com, there’s a new source for entertainment on the Internet. Sniplits(SM) is publishing audio short stories, packaged as DRM-free […]

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New Family Fun Sport Product – The Wind Chaser(R) Land Sailor

VENTURA, Calif. — Wind Chaser(R), from Action Products(R), LLC, has created this affordable, family oriented, “eco-friendly” land-sailor that is easy to use and easy to get the family together to enjoy a recreation that everyone can share regardless of age. Those who already know how to sail will appreciate the simplicity of this sailing cart. […]

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San Francisco: Have a Very ‘Brady’ Saturday and Raise Money for a Great Cause

Field of Dreams Pier 39 SFSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Barry Williams aka Greg Brady from the Brady bunch will be doing an autograph signing at “Field of Dreams” at Pier 39 in San Francisco. So come meet Barry 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Field of Dreams. “The store is located at the end of Pier 39, with the sea lions behind us, and the carousel in front of us,” said John Waterman, manager of the store.

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Arclinea San Diego Wins National Honors in K+BB Design Awards

Arclinea San DiegoSAN DIEGO, Calif. — Arclinea San Diego, and its full-service kitchen design showroom, has won a national design award by Nielsen’s Kitchen and Bath Business (K+BB) magazine in the publication’s annual awards program. In evaluating new showrooms from around the country for design excellence, the magazine selected Arclinea San Diego as one of the nation’s best, awarding the firm its “K+BB 2007 Design Awards, Merit Award.”

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Summa Children’s Foundation Honors USC Coach Pete Carroll for Anti-Gang Initiatives

Summa Children\'s FoundationBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Nearly 900 people gathered on the evening of April 23rd for the Summa Children’s Foundation’s second annual gala, with a star-studded audience raising nearly $750,000 to honor USC football coach Pete Carroll and his non-profit organization A Better LA, for its work against gang violence.

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Think Tank Promotions, in Association with Net TV Broadcasting, present The Angora Benefit Concert

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.

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Northern California Physician Incorporates His Personal Experience Into an Individualized Treatment Approach for Optimizing Fertility

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).

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Neotrope Selected to Provide Marketing Solutions for Creative Commercial Financing Firm, Lease With Crystal

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.

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L.A. Lawyer Requests The U.N. and E.U. Impose Trade Sanctions on The U.S. and Arizona for Alleged Human Rights Violations

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.

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New Children’s Adventure Book Captures the Reluctant Tween Readers

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.

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Sonoma Valley Foodie Weekends: From Farm to Table Hands Over Keys to Culinary Expertise

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.

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ENow, Inc. Launches Mailscape V4.3 for Microsoft Exchange

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.

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Metrolink Turns a New Shade of Green on Earth Day with MotivePower MPXpress Commuter Locomotive

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.

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Interim Analysis of Phase I/II Study of Rexin-G Confirms Efficacy

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.

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KaChing! Personal Finance Newsletter for Young Adults Can Be a Smart Graduation Gift

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.

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Cypress Systems, Inc. Launches Cancer Prevention Health Campaign

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.

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