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    Utelogy virtualized smart classroom technology earns University Business Magazine 2013 Readers' Choice Top Product distinction

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy Corporation has been selected as a University Business Readers' Choice 'Top Product for 2013.' The annual award recognizes the most innovative products in higher education. This prestigious list informs university leaders and administrators about the products their colleagues around the country are using to help their schools excel.
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    Schaffer Replicas™ Make Debut at NAMM 2014 – 2 New Schaffer Replica™ Guitar Effects available in 2014

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Attention all Tone Junkies! Famous Youtuber/Axeman SoloDallas will be unveiling two new Schaffer Replica™ Guitar Effects based on...

    Career and Life Design Coach Sue Koch hosts 4th annual January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sue Koch, founder of Three Squares Coaching and Consulting, a Los Angeles Career and Life Coaching Company, will lead a complimentary tele-class to introduce callers to her popular six-week goal setting course 'January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter.' They will receive valuable information for how to give up Resolution Resignation(TM) once and for all to set inspiring and achievable goals for 2014.
    Senator Alex Padilla

    Calif. Senator Alex Padilla Highlights 2013 Legislative Accomplishments – Begins Final Year in State Senate

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) will begin his final year in the Senate when the legislature reconvenes on...

    SoulDirection1 Helps Homeless through Contemporary Christian Music and Street Ministry

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Zaricor Jackson, Jr. and Lillie Jackson of SoulDirection1 announced this week the release of their new contemporary Christian album, 'To the Least of These,' a compilation of 13 songs they have written to inspire and uplift most anyone who is experiencing a difficult time in their lives or for the simple enjoyment of listening to good music.

    Exhibition from photographer Kathy Curtis Cahill, 'Night Echoes' at The Calumet Gallery

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calumet Gallery today announced the upcoming opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, 'Night Echoes' (January 3 - February 3, 2014, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. M-S), a thematic exhibition from photographer Kathy Curtis Cahill. Calumet will host an 'Open to the Public' wine and cheese Artists Reception on January 9, from 6 - 8:30 p.m., with an artist talk at 7 p.m.

    'Mistletoe and You' Song and Video Bring Joy to Country Music Fans

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The magical time of year between Thanksgiving Day and New Year's Day is filled with thoughts of family celebrations, colorful decorations, gift-giving, gatherings of friends, and the fun of kissing under the mistletoe. 'All of those wonderful things are in this song,' states country music artist Sandra Piller, singer of 'Mistletoe and You.'

    Angara Brings the Bling for Cyber Monday Jewelry Deals

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Angara Inc. brings the bling for Cyber Monday. The international online jewelry store is offering some great deals this Cyber Monday. There is a site-wide discount of 15 percent on all orders. Besides the discount there are some unprecedented gift offers. The store is offering a great Blue Topaz pendant and a pair of Blue Topaz studs absolutely free on all orders.

    New Sales and Marketing CRM Content Delivery System Saves Time and Increases B2C Efficiency

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Set It and Forget It today announced a new sales and marketing content delivery system which provides users with supporting documents and multimedia assets at their fingertips. In fewer than six hours, its SaaS management framework alerts the end-user to updated content. Offline accessibility, light-weight architecture, and simplicity are what set it apart from other document management systems.

    Paraphrase, LLC donates book sales during October to fight hunger with the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paraphrase, LLC and author Arnold Rudnick have pledged all net profits from sales of the children's book 'Little Green' (ISBN: 9780981587974) for the month of October 2013 to Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, which supports the hungry, homeless and hurting of the San Fernando Valley. They're also donating 100+ copies of the book to the first grade of Roscoe Elementary School.

    Adopt a Charity Program Incentivizes Agencies and Solo PR Firms to Help Promote Local Causes

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a California-based 30-year old innovative marketing and technology firm, has announced a new program to help public relations agencies and solo PR firms adopt a local 501(c)3 charity and promote it for free.

    Envy Corner announces Top Ten Hottest Halloween Costumes for 2013

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based Envy Corner, a company selling sexy Halloween costumes and women's lingerie, announced today their list of the 'Top Ten Sexiest Halloween Costumes of 2013.' They surveyed over 1,500 users on social media, and ten costumes were selected to be the ultimate and most popular Halloween costumes of 2013.
    Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

    Calif. Assemblymember Hall Statement on Second HIV Transmission of Adult Film Actor

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement following the announcement today that a...
    Isadore Hall III

    Calif. Assemblymember Hall warns Adult Film Industry that move to lift moratorium on film production without requiring condoms is 'dangerous'

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to the adult film industry’s...

    Jon Gheri presents Theatrical Fashion Show which will help launch Nourishing Minds of our Youth

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jon Gheri presents 'Theatrical Fashion Show' on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Red Carpet begins at 3:30 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres will be served during the event. The show begins at 4 p.m. featuring fashion designs influenced by the 1920's, 1940's and 1960's along with songs from popular recording artists from each of these eras.

    Business Management and CAPS Continuing Education Courses Offered by Southern California Remodelers Council

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Southern California Remodelers Council is conducting courses on September 26 in the areas of Marketing and Communication Strategies for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS I), September 27, Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS II) and Business Management for Building Professionals on October 29, 2013.
    Isadore Hall III

    Calif. Assemblymember Hall Releases Statement on Constitutionality of Requiring Condoms in Adult Films

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to U.S. District Judge Dean...
    L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

    Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Nationally Recognized for Efforts in Innovation and Outstanding Partnerships

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) announced today the win of two of the six Professional Practices...

    Photographer Ding Kalis' 'The Los Angeles River Flows' Opens in L.A. at the Calumet Gallery

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calumet Gallery, located at Calumet Photographic, 1135 N. Highland Ave. Hollywood, announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, 'The Los Angeles River Flows.' The thematic exhibition, from photographer Ding Kalis, opens on August 5, and closes on September 3.

    Jim Gillette of Edgewood Partners Insurance Center named a 40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leader

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Jim Gillette has been selected by Business Insurance magazine as a '40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leader' award winner. Gillette is one of only eight to receive this honor in the Western Region.

    VLP Law Group Expands Technology Transaction Practice with Addition of Darius Kharabi in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Darius Kharabi has joined the firm as Partner in the Technology Transactions practice. Darius will be based in Los Angeles, Calif. Mr. Kharabi advises companies in a variety of industries, with a focus on the health care and technology spaces.

    Los Angeles PR and Marketing Firm NEOTROPE announces annual NonProfit Public Relations Grant Winners for 2013

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope(R), an advertising, marketing and PR firm launched in 1983, announced today the recipients of its annual Non-Profit PR Grant for 2013. Each worthy cause is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 charity 'doing good' on a local, or national level. As part of this in-kind grant program, Neotrope is providing PR solutions, news dissemination (through its Send2Press(R) Newswire service), online advertising, and social media marketing for the charities.

    Los Angeles Marketing Pro Kelly Weppler to Answer Common Questions from Business Owners During Live Duct Tape Marketing Seminar

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- WH and Associates' Kelly Weppler, a Los Angeles marketing expert, will be a guest instructor alongside 'Duct Tape Marketing' author and founder, John Jantsch during a three-day online seminar for business owners starting June 26, 2013.

    Harvard World Mind Network, Friends Beyond Borders announce New Prize to Encourage Research in Brain-Computer 'Avatar' Interaction

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In the wake of the recent Global Future 2045 Conference in New York City, a consortium of researchers has announced two prizes intended to inspire further exploration in these areas. The Harvard World Mind Network, Friends Beyond Borders, BatangasVarsitarian.net and the Futures Project will present the inaugural Joy Awards.

    Velplex LLC announces their TopProdeals portal drills down to top discounts for Dental Medical Supplies

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Velplex, LLC announced this week that after one year, TopProdeals(TM), a technology platform that connects buyers and sellers of discount dental supplies, has evolved into being an industry leader. On average, dentists realize an average savings of 50 to 75 percent off retail prices. Product diversity is also a key to the site's success.

    Bright Spanish spells out a New Way to Learn: Teachers Provide Free Live Online Spanish Classes

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bright Spanish, an organization comprised of a small group of Spanish teachers, is offering free six-week Spanish courses online. The classes are taught live in a video conference 'classroom,' where students listen to the teacher and participate in real time. The group hopes to make Spanish learning more accessible by providing interactive, guided classes that anyone can take regardless of their location or budget.

    Stories Behind Andrew Dice Clay Movie 'Ford Fairlane' Now Available in Kindle Edition

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Marking the 23rd anniversary of 'The Adventures of Ford Fairlane,' the controversial 1990 motion picture released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Renny Harlin, and starring Andrew Dice Clay, indie e-Book publisher Cultmachine is offering Ford Fairlane fans for the first time the original stories on which the movie was based.

    Daniel Edwards latest pop culture romp to feature Nude Pregnant Kim Kardashian 'Fertility Statue' to debut at LAB ART Gallery

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A nude pregnant sculpture of Kim Kardashian with her belly fully accessible for gallery-goers to rub for 'good luck' is set for L.A. exhibit. The statue joins the celebrity baby sculptures created recently by artist Daniel Edwards; celebrating the beauty of celebrity pregnancy. The work, part of the artist's 'Celebrity Baby Boomer' series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture 'Monument to Pro-Life,' which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, will be revealed at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles.
    Calif. Governor Brown

    Los Angeles Leaders and Calif. Gov. Brown Call for Action on Plan to Improve School Funding System and Restore Local Control

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined with education and business leaders and elected officials at...

    California Council on Economic Education receives State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- CCEE (California Council on Economic Education) recently received an $8,000 State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers through the CCEE Virtual Economics 4.0 program. The teachers trainings are intended to help educators increase student understanding of economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts.
    Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

    Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring May 9 as Korea-California Friendship Day

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in a meeting with South Korean President Park Geun-hye, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. presented a proclamation...

    Celebrity artist Daniel Edwards concludes artist's Celebrity Baby Boomer series that began with 2006 controversial sculpture Monument to Pro-Life

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leaked 3D ultrasounds of Socialite Kim Kardashian and Duchess of Cambridge Catherine 'Kate' Middleton have been fabricated into works of art by pop-culture artist Daniel Edwards; concluding his 'Celebrity Baby Boomer' series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture 'Monument to Pro-Life,' which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, at select venues in the Los Angeles area this summer, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

    AC Talent Agency and Next Model Management have formed a strategic partnership

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, AC Talent Agency and Next Model Management announced they have formed a strategic partnership. Anna Chudoba Womack, founder of AC Talent, will be in charge of theatrical and commercial bookings for SAG/AFTRA projects for Next.
    L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

    Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Makes Groundbreaking Efforts to Change the Way Citizens Vote in L.A. County

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) is kicking off the design phase of the Voting Systems...

    Kelly Kyle joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center as senior account manager in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kelly Kyle as a senior account manager in its Los Angeles office. Kyle brings 12 years of experience in the healthcare and wellness insurance sector to EPIC.

    Karl Kim of Retirement Planning Advisors Inc is quickly gaining a reputation as California's 'go-to-guy' in retirement crisis planning

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Retirement Planning Advisors, Inc.'s Karl Kim CFP, CLTC, is a Medi-Cal specialist who is quickly gaining a reputation for being California's 'go-to-guy' in the retirement crisis planning arena. In fact, RPA is California's first firm completely dedicated to retirement crisis planning and pre-planning.
    Climate Resolve

    Environmental Community Hosts Forum to Discuss L.A.'s Future with 2013 Run-off Election Candidates

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Climate Resolve, the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club, and Green LA Coalition, in collaboration with...

    Retirement crisis expert and author Karl Kim Offers Medi-Cal and Long-term Care Solutions in his New Book

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to retirement crisis expert. and author of 'Don't Go Broke Paying the Nursing Home' (ISBN: 978-0988902619), Karl Kim, CFP, CLTC; each year thousands of people are thrust into a 'care crisis' when a family member or loved one needs long-term care.

    GROW Elect welcomes Josh Valdez, DBA to Board, will help to Ensure California Latino Republican Voices Are Heard

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has accepted an appointment to the Board of GROW Elect, Latino Consultants announced today. GROW Elect is a political organization founded in 2011 for the purpose of electing Latino Republicans to local office in California.
    Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

    Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi Backs Law Enforcement, Introduces New Bill on Realignment

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) announced a bill that will aid law enforcement with the effects of prison...

    Sandra Piller, chart-topping country artist, will appear April 19-21 at The Hollywood Show 2013 in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Featuring in-person appearances of more than five dozen celebrities from classic motion pictures and television, The Hollywood Show has emerged as one of the world's most celebrated autograph and photo-opportunities for fans, and the upcoming 2013 event will feature country singer, and Shady Hill Records recording artist, Sandra Piller.

    Los Angeles BBB 'Expelled' from the National Organization for Failure to Meet Better Business Bureau Standards (Updated)

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to a press release issued today, the "BBB of the Southland," the Better Business Bureau that served...

    Dealpoint Merrill welcomes Sterling McGregor as Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dealpoint Merrill (a subsidiary of The Merrill Group of Companies), a regional owner and operator of value added adaptive reuse properties, retail conversions and investments, is proud to announce Sterling McGregor has joined the company as Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer.

    Street Artist Takes MONOPOLY Money for Art, Paints Oscar Winner Adrien Brody's Car as Game Piece

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- CACA (Cory Allen Contemporary Art) announces that L.A. street artist 'ALEC Monopoly' will bring the game of MONOPOLY to life at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles, where the artist plans to sell one of his popular pieces for MONOPOLY money and create a designer game piece with Actor Adrien Brody's '64 Pontiac Catalina.

    Renowned photographer Wayne Schoenfeld returns to the big top in 'Circus of the Heart' his celebrated Icons Iconoclasts circus trilogy

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Renowned photographer Wayne Schoenfeld returns to the big top in 'Circus of the Heart,' the completion of his celebrated Icons/Iconoclasts circus trilogy, the largest contemporary photographic series of the 1930's North American circus, February 26, at LA Circus.
    Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

    Condoms in All Adult Films Made in California: Assemblymember Hall Introduces Legislation to Address Health Concerns

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) introduced legislation, AB 332, requiring condom use in all adult...
    Isadore Hall III

    Calif. Assemblymember Hall to Introduce Legislation Requiring Condoms in All Adult Films Made in California

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) will hold a Valentine’s Day press conference to introduce legislation requiring...

    Online Jewelry Retailer Angara presents 2013 Valentine's Day Gift Guide

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Online luxury diamond retailer Angara launches their 2013 'Valentine's Day Gift Guide' with a selection of unique jewelry which is sure to make your loved one feel special. Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift? You can't go wrong with a beautiful piece of jewelry.

    Calumet Gallery announces 'Edge of Thought,' a thematic exhibition from fine art photographer James Maxwell

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calumet Gallery announces 'Edge of Thought,' a thematic exhibition from fine art photographer James Maxwell. A native of Tennessee now residing in Pismo Beach, Maxwell is an artist who works at several levels: sculptor; innovative architect; and as a photographer who is equally at home with digital printing as well as alternative photographic processes using a traditional wet darkroom.
    L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

    L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Releases Statement on The Los Angeles 2013 Budget Challenge

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa today issued the following statement about the ongoing collection of the annual community budget survey:...

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