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Cyrios, Inc. Seeks Expansion into Asia and Europe to Increase Presence in Global Commodities Market

GLENDALE, Calif. — Cyrios, Inc., a U.S.-based, California corporation, is meeting with their Asian and European partners to discuss expansion of commodity trading, specifically petroleum and coal, in the global market. Cyrios, Inc. was formed when members of two commodity-trading companies recognized the growth potential of combining these businesses to diversify their executive talents and trading expertise.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Glendale, Newsdesk
 
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BETA Records Hollywood Opens Recording Studio and Tracks The Temptations New CD ‘Back to Front’

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — With the opening of the new BETA Studio in the Los Angeles facilities of BETA Records (www.betarecords.com), musicians have a new home for creativity. “(The) new studio is 1,500 sq. ft. pf sonic magic!” says Otis Williams, lead singer of legendary recording artists, The Temptations.

CA Entertainment, California NEWS INDEX, City: Hollywood, Newsdesk
 
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Freeze Tag and Gameshastra to Develop PC, Web, and Mac Versions of Classic Etch A Sketch Game

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Gameshastra (aka Game Shastra), India’s largest game services provider, has signed a Master Game Development Agreement with Freeze Tag, a California based casual game publisher and developer. Game Shastra will develop and Freeze Tag will publish “Etch A Sketch(R),” a new game inspired by the classic toy from The Ohio Art Company. Under the terms of the agreement, Game Shastra will develop PC, Web, and Mac versions of the game, as well as any future versions for platforms such as Xbox 360 Live Arcade and Nintendo Wii.

CA Entertainment, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles, Newsdesk
 
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Wildfire Launches Newsletter Devoted to UV Black Light Effects

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Wildfire, Inc., which specializes in UV effects, including fixtures and expendable materials, has just launched a unique newsletter devoted entirely to UV effects called The Monthly Blaze. We get asked all the time about how to create certain effects with the luminescent paint, how to get a really bright effect, or which kind of fixture to use for a particular application.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles, Newsdesk
 
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San Diego Singles Tired of Internet Dating Turn to FunQuest Adventures for Entertainment Options

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Tired of the bar scene? Not crazy about chatting online with people you don’t know? FunQuest Adventures provides an alternative to the typical dating scene and offers active singles a fun and safe way to meet people. Internet dating is big business, but with so many predators out there people are becoming more concerned about safety.

CA Lifestyle, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Diego, Newsdesk
 
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Entrepreneur Sarkis Chakarian Launches Memory Foam Mattress Outlet for ‘The Masses’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Himself a victim of forking over thousands for a so-called “space-age” memory foam mattress, web entrepreneur and president of Memorlux.com, Sarkis Chakarian claims to have unveiled what he calls “a marketing scam of global proportions.” His mission, in his own words, is to expose the myths surrounding the memory foam industry.

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles, Newsdesk
 
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City of Angels vs. Word of God: OJ Simpson’s Lawyer Comes Up in Temple 420 Cannabis Church Case

Rev. Rubin performs candle ceremonyLOS ANGELES, Calif. — Reverend Craig X Rubin says, “God has called me to do this work. I am spreading the good news of Jesus’ Kingdom to new believers and informing people about the real Tree of Life.” Reverend Rubin is the leader of Temple420.org, a Judeo-Christian pro-marijuana church that doesn’t promote smoking marijuana, but does burn marijuana in its religious ceremonies.

CA Offbeat, CA Religion, California NEWS INDEX, City: Los Angeles, Newsdesk
 
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Renowned Fertility and Hormonal Health Expert Dr. Robert Greene to Lead Sacramento Reproductive Practice

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine – Sacramento (SIRM-Sacramento) has announced that Dr. Robert Greene will join as full-time medical director, operating out of the Sacramento headquarters as well as the Pleasanton and newly-established Redding satellite offices.

CA Medical, California NEWS INDEX, City: Sacramento, Newsdesk
 
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New Author Aimee Schmidt Writes Children’s Book Touting the Value of Being Unique

Abner Finklestein bookRANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. — First time author Aimee Schmidt releases a new children’s book today focused on teaching kids about the value of being a unique person. The book, “Abner Finklestein” (ISBN-13: 978-1-933732-16-9), focuses on a troubled child that finds himself getting made fun of on a consistent basis by his peers. To cope with being put down, the main character creates an imaginary friend, and in the process finds that being unique is not so bad after all.

CA Arts, California NEWS INDEX, City: Rancho Santa Margarita, Newsdesk
 
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New College Grads Can Get Career Coaching from Boomer Specialist Rinker and Associates

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Rinker and Associates, a career coaching and consulting business focused on baby boomers, has expanded its services to address the needs of recent college graduates. More than 1.5 million new college grads will make their way into the real world this year. While their baby boomer parents are managing an “empty nest” transition, new grads are struggling with their own transition into the “real world.”

CA Business, California NEWS INDEX, City: Sacramento, Newsdesk
 
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California Biotech Company Takes Aim at Pancreatic Cancer With an Advanced Phase I/II Clinical Trial

SAN MARINO, Calif. — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that an advanced Phase I/II clinical trial using intravenous Rexin-G(TM) for pancreatic cancer that is refractory to standard chemotherapy will open in the summer of 2007 in Los Angeles, California. Rexin-G is the world’s first tumor-targeted injectable gene delivery system that is designed to seek out and destroy both primary tumors and metastatic cancers that have spread throughout the body.

CA Medical, California NEWS INDEX, City: San Marino, Newsdesk
 
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