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Noah’s Arcade Launches Alternative Kids Apparel Line ‘Just Like Daddy Would Wear’

Noah's Arcade clothingLOS ANGELES, Calif. — Noah’s Arcade, a California-based clothing line for boys – newborn to 6T – announces a fun, hip line that caters to the edgy crowd. When co-owners of Noah’s Arcade, Allyson Wagoner and Shannon Hanly, went shopping for their new baby boys, they discovered that the market for cool and happening boy’s apparel was limited.

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Provocative Novel, America Libre, Acquired by Grand Central Publishing – Author to Appear at Southern California Writers Conference

Author Raul Ramos y SanchezIRVINE, Calif. — Author Raul Ramos y Sanchez has been invited by the Southern California Writers Conference to speak and host a workshop on his journey from self-published author to acquisition by a major publisher. The conference will be held in Irvine, California September 28-30. A book signing for the current edition of America Libre will be held on October 9th, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at Libreria Martinez.

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Cell Phones, iPods, MP3 Players and Habit Braker Enterprises Inc. Now Bring a Very Real Health Solution to Everyone

MENIFEE, Calif. — Habit Braker Enterprises Inc., a privately held California corporation, has developed a new and highly effective way to help everyone make it to their healthy goals! Using short, healthy issue specific messages, that last only between seconds and about a minute, that have been developed to be placed into portable audio devices.

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CyberTouch Announces TouchScreen LCD Monitors Compatible with Pioneer DVD-V8000 Professional DVD Player

CyberTouch OrionAV-PNEWBURY PARK, Calif. — CyberTouch is pleased to announce the introduction of the OrionAV-P – the latest product line specifically designed to interact seamlessly with the Pioneer(R) DVD-V8000 Professional DVD-Video Player. The direct connection to the Pioneer DVD-V8000 allows interaction with the DVD content or other video sources simply by touching the screen – no need to access the player.

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New Treatments for Kidney Cancer Offer Hope, but Create Difficult Choices for Cancer Patients

California Kidney Cancer FoundationSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — California Kidney Cancer Foundation Executive Director, Dr. David Minor will present a review of treatments for metastatic kidney cancer as presented at the most recent American Society of Clinical Oncology Conference. The presentation will be from 3 to 5 PM on September 15, 2007 at California Pacific Medical Center, 2333 Buchanan Street, San Francisco.

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New Magazine ‘Wetpixel Quarterly’ Focuses on Spectacular Underwater Imagery and the Marine Environment

Wetpixel QuarterlySAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Wetpixel LLC announces the arrival of a new quarterly print magazine devoted to high-quality underwater photography. Wetpixel Quarterly brings fans of the underwater realm spectacular imagery in a landscape-oriented, high-resolution format. As well as celebrating the beauty of the deep, Wetpixel Quarterly provides a forum for a necessary dialog on marine conservation.

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Red Herring Names Gameshastra as one of the 100 Most-Promising Private Technology Ventures in Asia

Red Herring 100 Asia 2007 awardHYDERABAD, India and BELMONT, Calif. — Today, Red Herring Magazine announced that Gameshastra, India’s largest Game Services provider, has won the prestigious Red Herring 100 Asia 2007 awards. The Red Herring 100 Asia winners were selected from a pool of more than 500 applicants based in 16 countries/regions including China, India, Japan, Singapore, Korea, Australia, and Vietnam.

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Purplenova First to Launch Secure Home Server Software Supporting Domain Names

Purplenova 3.1MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Infinishare Technologies has announced the release of Purplenova 3.1 (www.purplenova.com) – A product that allows users to web-host content directly from their Internet-connected PC with a domain / sub-domain name. For example, user John Doe can set home.johndoe123 .com to his home PC and office.johndoe123 .com to his office computer and directly web-host from both.

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New Book: Studies Prove Exercise Can Heal the Body Mind and Soul

Body-Mind-Soul SolutionSAN MATEO, Calif. — The power of exercise is the key theme of “The Body-Mind-Soul Solution” (ISBN: 1933648546), a new book by author Bob Livingstone. Earlier this year Newsweek profiled several studies that have shown that exercise can make you smarter by its ability to cause older nerve cells to form dense, interconnected webs that make the brain run faster and more efficiently.

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Abbot Kinney Street Festival Goes Green – To Be Held Sept. 30, 2007

Abbot Kinney Street FestivalVENICE, Calif. — The Abbot Kinney District Association (AKDA) announces the 23rd Annual Abbot Kinney Street Festival will take place on September 30, 2007 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The family-friendly festival, held between Main Street and Venice Boulevard on Abbot Kinney Boulevard, will feature over 300 arts and crafts vendors, a Youth and Family Court, three musical stages, a “Green Living Tent,” three food courts and a beer garden. Admission is free.

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Media Advisory: Press Conference – California Ferret Owners Seek Answers from the California Department of Food & Agriculture

Legalize FerretsLOS ANGELES, Calif. — According to LegalizeFerrets.org, California ferret owners are upset that the head of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, the Honorable A.G. Kawamura has ignored a formal request and letter writing campaign to get the CDFA to reevaluate their position that ferrets pose a threat to the state’s agricultural industries.

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Updated: Facto Non Verba Hosts their 5th Annual Charity Event

CULVER CITY, Calif. — Facto Non Verba, Inc., a national grassroots philanthropic organization, will host its charity cocktail party to benefit the American Cancer Society on Thursday, September 27 at the Atlanta Brewing Co. in Atlanta, Ga. This marks the addition of the group’s third city after a five year run that began in the New York metropolitan area.

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Neotrope Selected to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for LetsGoToPonce.com

Neotrope marketingTORRANCE, Calif. — Neotrope(R), a leading California-based advertising, public relations, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced that Puerto Rico-based international marketing and PR firm I:Avalanche Corp. has selected Neotrope to provide promotion assistance for LetsGoToPonce.com, South Puerto Rico’s (Porta Caribe) only highly segmented network of tourism, business and relocation opportunities.

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Globalization of Online Record Company Continues with Launch of BETA Records UK – Indie Music Artists and Fans Invited to Join

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and LONDON, England — BETA Records, the online record company, officially launched BETA Records UK on September 1, opening a London office and a portal for music lovers and artists of every style. Following the success of BETA Records in the USA, Germany and Mexico, company founders Chris Honetschlaeger and Georg van Handel are moving forward with creation of an interconnected online community.

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DJ Insane, The G-Man, Delvian Records, and MusicIndustryNewswire.com Say Let Your Sounds Resound

DJ Insane and The G-Man remixLOS ANGELES, Calif. — DJs, remixers and music-lovers everywhere can share in the celebration surrounding the release of the new G-Man album “Crazed + Dazed” by remixing one of the tracks and/or including it in a club or on-air “set” and sending a recording for consideration to G-Man Music in Los Angeles.

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BudoTV Launches a New Video Sharing Site for Martial Artists and MMA Fans

BudoTV video sharingTORRANCE, Calif. — Otane, Inc. has launched a new service for martial artists and MMA fans called BudoTV.com. The video sharing site allows users to upload their videos for free, participate in ongoing forums, receive up-to-date news via RSS, and allow groups and clubs to be formed within the site.

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Election Mall and Complete Campaigns Team to Dramatically Change How Candidates Run in 2008

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Benjamin Katz of CompleteCampaigns.com and Ravi Singh of ElectionMall.com announced today that they are forming a strategic partnership to offer campaigns a “one-stop-shop” online. “We saw that we could help campaigns get to the next level by combining what we each do best,” said Ravi Singh, CEO of ElectionMall.

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XShot Revolution Brings a New Focus to MySpace, Facebook, and YouTube Users

XShot monopodSANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Originally designed to help people take photos of themselves without the inevitable arm extension, XShot, LLC, announces a product that is gaining popularity in still photography, and the video industry as well. What is the XShot? The XShot is a hand-held, monopod-like product that allows the user to capture their picture when no one is around to take it for them.

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My Reward Board Offers Microsoft Money Plus Customers a Fun and Effective Way to Manage Their Children’s Allowance and Track Chores

My Reward BoardLOS ANGELES, Calif. — My Reward Board today announced it has made an arrangement with Microsoft for a special 30-day trial version of the My Reward Board children’s allowance and chore tracking system to be made available to Microsoft Money Plus customers. The My Reward Board program emphasizes a positive approach for encouraging kids to complete their chores.

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LA METRO Presents Prog-Rock Band CANON Live at Union Station

Los Angeles METROLOS ANGELES, Calif. — Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO) features progressive rock band, CANON in an unprecedented environmental event at Union Station (GO METRO to see CANON!), on Saturday, September 8, 2007, 8:00 P.M. at The Old Ticket Room. The only way to attend the concert is to arrive via the Metro subway or bus and by presenting a valid Metro, Metrolink or bus pass.

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Bovee and Thill Craft First-of-Its-Kind Website for College Instructors

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Business Communication Headline News announces the launch of a unique interactive website for business communication college instructors. Courtland Bovee and John Thill, the leading authors of business communication college textbooks, designed their new website to be used as a college classroom tool.

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Roman Carter, Tom Rothrock Project Relaunches Bong Load Record Label in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Artist, producer, and film composer Tom Rothrock, legendary vocalist Roman Carter, and a host of studio session pros have completed a unique collaborative project titled: ROMAN CARTER “NEVER SLOW DOWN.” A full length release is due out November 6th, 2007, on the recently re-launched independent Bong Load Custom Records label.

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Java Juice(R) – Consumer Demand Puts the Squeeze on Liquid Coffee Extract Company

Java Juice flavorsLOS ANGELES, Calif. — Somewhere in the middle of the FAQ page of Java Juice(R) liquid coffee extract website, there is a snarky reply to the question, “Why no Decaf Java Juice(R)?” Answer: “What’s the point?” Fans of Java Juice(R) immediately recognized the product’s quality and commitment to organic and fair-trade coffee practices, as well as its award-winning flavor.

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Custom Motorcycle Manufacturer Rhino Motorcycles, offers a Special Rebate Program to the Men and Women of the United States Military

Rhino MotorcyclesLOS ANGELES, Calif. — Rhino Motorcycles, located in Sun Valley California just announced a special rebate program for the U.S. Military. The special program offers a discount of 5% or up to $1,000 off the purchase of a motorcycle. Rhino Motorcycles is the very first motorcycle manufacturer to offer this special discount to all the men and women of the United States Military who have served and are actively serving the country.

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SecuGen Partners with M2SYS’ Award Winning Bio-Plugin Solution

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint recognition technology company, announced today its partnership with M2SYS Technology, a biometric technology research and development firm, to support their award winning Bio-Plugin(TM) software that allows software developers to rapidly integrate a complete, server-based, turn-key fingerprint software system with hardly any development effort.

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GiSTEQ PhotoTrackr Maps and Shares Photos with GPS Satellite Precision

BREA, Calif. — Futuristic photography is here. GiSTEQ Corp., a developer of Location Based Services (LBS) applications, today launched a new product – GiSTEQ PhotoTrackr(TM). So, what does it do? Through a combination of digital photos and GPS location mapping, users are provided with a new way to map and share photos with precise locations from GPS satellites.

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ElectionMall.com Makes History by Offering Ames Straw Poll Tickets Online with Results via Cell Phone Messaging

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — While Republican presidential hopefuls are in Ames, Iowa this weekend shaking hands and jockeying for position among party faithful, two new technology tools are being offered to Iowa voters and political junkies. ElectionMall’s eTicketing software and text messaging (SMS) system are being provided through IowaGOP.org allowing supporters to purchase their tickets online to the Iowa Straw Poll and receive results on their cell phone.

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New Summer Novel ‘West Coast Lady’ Inspires and Empowers Women to Thrive

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Author D.L. Carroll announces her first novel, “West Coast Lady” (ISBN 1-4241-7318-3). Author D.L. Carroll reveals the secrets of Annabelle’s past and stirs your emotions with her courage and passion to thrive against the odds in this adult novel for women. The author conveys a realistic perspective on happily ever after and discloses subtle, yet profound, messages throughout the story.

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Axiom Cycles Offers Solutions to Alleged Harley Davidson Design Flaw

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Axiom Cycles, Inc. has tackled the wobble and rear-steer problems with Harley Davidson rubber mounted motorcycles adding products from Ride-Str8 and True-Track to the Harley Davidson parts catalog. Adding these stabilization kits to their selection of aftermarket Harley Davidson parts Axiom Cycles hopes to increase rider safety by improving suspension related issues.

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2007 Rich Web Experience – Event for AJAX and Web 2.0 Coming to San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Big Sky Technology today announced the ultimate Ajax/Web event – The 2007 Rich Web Experience – to be held in San Jose, September 6-8, 2007. Big Sky Technology, the company behind the wildly successful “No Fluff Just Stuff Software Symposium Series” (NFJS), is host of this year’s Rich Web Experience which promises to be the most innovative Ajax/Web event ever held.

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CRAZED + DAZED is Title and Description of New Album by DJ Insane and The G-Man

DJ Insane and The G-Man albumLOS ANGELES, Calif. — The full title of the new DJ Insane and The G-Man album (UPC 6-75604-10252-0) is “CRAZED + DAZED: An Experiment in Stimulating Psychotomimetic Manifestations Through the Use of Subliminal Bass Tones, Phase-Shifted Harmonics, Ultra Aural Distortion and the Relentless Application of Thump for the Rump.” But you can just call it “Crazed.”

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Miss Teenage California Scholarship Pageant Announced for 2008

Miss Teenage CaliforniaSACRAMENTO, Calif. — Many of today’s beauty pageants appear superficial and focus too much on outward appearance, but Danfranc Productions, a special event planning company, has been producing the Miss Teenage California Scholarship Pageant for 29 years with a focus on education. The 29th annual Miss Teenage California Scholarship Pageant is scheduled for April 18-20, 2008 in L.A.

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How to Get Flossed by Paris Hilton – GoldenPalace Buys Hilton’s Used Dental Floss

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — A piece of floss once used by Paris Hilton, smudged with pink lipstick and found in the trash outside Paris Hilton’s Hollywood home, sold Tuesday for an impressive $1,000 US to online Casino, GoldenPalace.com. The sellers of the floss, HollywoodStarTrash.com, made headlines worldwide and created an online frenzy with a video on YouTube.

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2007 Hollywood Book Festival: 60′s Rock and Roll Icon Dee Dee Phelps (Dick and Dee Dee) to Read Excerpts from ‘Vinyl Highway’

Dee Dee PhelpsLOS ANGELES, Calif. — On Saturday, July 28th, at 10:30 a.m., Dee Dee Phelps, author of “Vinyl Highway” (ISBN: 978-1934321751), singing as Dick and Dee Dee will read on stage at the 2007 Hollywood Book Festival. The annual program celebrates books that deserve recognition from the film, television and multimedia communities.

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Tracey Henk Joins Social Networking Software Firm as VP of Sales and Marketing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Social Platform, a social networking software provider of scalable web-based solutions for branded, high end social applications announced today the addition of Tracey Henk to their executive management team. Her appointment supports a long term growth strategy for Social Platform and strengthens its position in the rapidly evolving social networking landscape.

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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.

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