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DCH Toyota Dealership Car Thief Arrested after Making Off with 3 Client Vehicles Left for Repair Work

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On August 19, 2014, at approximately 1700 hours, officers from the Torrance Police Department responded to a car thief that was being detained by employees at the DCH Toyota car dealership located at 2955 Pacific Coast Highway in the City of Torrance. According to a press release issued by the […]

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Calif. Marketing Firm, Neotrope, again donates $25K in Services for Worthy Causes with 2014 PR Grant

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Neotrope, a 31 year old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm in California, today announced launch of its latest annual PR Grant program for U.S.-based 501(c)3 charities for 2014. Launched in 2000, the non-profit PR Grant was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential ‘halo’ sponsors.

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Assemblymember Muratsuchi Disappointed with Toyota’s Announcement to Move HQ from Calif. to Texas

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D – Torrance) today released the following statement in response to Toyota’s announcement that they are relocating headquarters from Torrance to Texas: “I am extremely disappointed by Toyota leaving Torrance. As your Assemblymember representing Torrance, and as a longtime Torrance resident, my number one concern is all […]

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Free News Articles is serving up fresh brain food for Content Marketeers

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Neotrope today announced updated ‘food for content marketing’ available on Free News Articles(TM), an online resource launched in 2005 providing no-cost idea starters for bloggers, newsletter editors, and modern content marketers. With the explosion in the content marketing field, savvy bloggers can get tons of quick ideas in one place.

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Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi and Stakeholders Call on So. Cal. Edison to Upgrade South Bay Energy Infrastructure

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) and other South Bay state and city officials met Monday with the president of Southern California Edison and the president of the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to continue to push Edison to remedy the high incidence of unscheduled power outages throughout the South Bay. […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi statement on his appointment as Chair of Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D – Torrance) released the following statement in response to his appointment as Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance: “I am honored to be appointed as the Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance.” He added, “As a former Torrance […]

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Stakeholders agree that the Aerospace Industry is critical to California’s economy and additional resources are needed

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), joined by Michael Rossi, Senior Advisor for Jobs and Business Development for Governor Brown, William Koch, Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs of GO-Biz and area Chamber of Commerce representatives, met with Aerospace Advisory Council Members to discuss California initiatives to support the aerospace industry and […]

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California Power Outage Bill Signed by the Governor – AB 66 requires electrical corporations to report and remediate power deficiencies

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Bill 66, authored by Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown and will address the frequent power outages affecting South Bay communities. The new law will give the California Public Utilities Commission the authority to direct utilities to remediate persistent outages and to report […]

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Local South Bay Schools to Receive $2 million in Calif. School Construction Grants

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi congratulated schools on successful applications. The State Allocation Board has approved nearly $2 million in grant funding for four school construction projects in the 66th Assembly District. The projects are shovel-ready and include facility improvements to modernize the campuses, improve security, address accessibility shortcomings or […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi Appointed to Governor’s Calif. Military Advisory Council

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs, today was appointed to a new Military Advisory Council by Governor Jerry Brown. “I would like to thank Governor Brown for his vision in establishing the Council and for this appointment,” said Muratsuchi. “I very much appreciate […]

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PR Grant Deadline for Cause Marketing Extended by Neotrope – Ten U.S. Charities to Receive $50K in Grants for 2013

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Neotrope CEO Christopher L. Simmons today announced a two week extension to today’s deadline for worthy causes to apply for the company’s annual Non-Profit PR Grants for 2013; the new deadline will be Feb. 28 at close of business. This year, 10 U.S. based charitable non-profits will receive in-kind grants totaling $50,000.

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California-based marketing and PR firm, Neotrope, announces dedicated web portal for the annual Non-Profit PR Grants program

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California-based marketing and PR firm, Neotrope, today announced the formal launch of a dedicated web portal for the company’s annual NonProfit PR Grants program at http://prgrants.com as part of its 30 year anniversary. The PR Grant program was originally launched in 2000 to help assist U.S. 501(c)3 worthy causes.

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Mobile Apps Assist In-Home Care for Seniors and the Disabled, says Anna Chu Lin of Friends Beyond Borders

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Smart phones have changed the way most of us do many things. Now they can aid those who provide in-home care for seniors or the disabled, according to Anna Chu Lin of Friends Beyond Borders. Golden Days Senior Care Services, in Torrance, Calif., has released a list of some of the best apps for the iPhone, Blackberry, and Android operating systems.

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Non-Profit PR Grant Recipients for 2012 announced by Neotrope

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Neotrope(R), a public relations, advertising and marketing firm established in 1983, today announced the recipients of the Non-Profit PR Grants Program for 2012. This year’s 10 recipients, selected from over 300 applicants, will receive approximately $50,000 total in pro bono services. Originally launched in 2000, the Neotrope PR Grant program has helped raise awareness for worthwhile causes all over the U.S. by providing public relations, news dissemination and online marketing, donated by Neotrope’s accredited staff.

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California Newswire endorses Jerry Brown for Calif. Gov., and Barbara Boxer for U.S. Senator

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Neotrope® Entertainment, and its online magazine California Newswire® have endorsed Jerry Brown for the 2010 California Governor’s race, as well as incubent U.S. Senator for the Golden State, Barbara Boxer. “Our decision was based on many factors,” said Neotrope CEO, Christopher Laird Simmons, “but primarily we felt that Brown […]

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Art Book Combines Chaos, God and Sex with Digital Imaging – ‘Fractopia’ by Christopher L. Simmons

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Christopher Simmons’ “Fractopia” (ISBN: 978-0-9710555-0-6, hardcover – limited edition, Neotrope Press), collects the best of Simmons’ abstract images created by combining fractal imagery with photographic effects, textures and hand-applied layers. This special edition includes a video DVD with slide show of all images found in the book. Some of the […]

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Record Biz Veteran David Kronemyer Joins Music Industry Newswire as Contributing Editor

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Online-based recording industry publication adds noted music promoter and former record label VP, David Kronemyer to its editorial staff. Kronemyer will contribute expertise on issues related to the business of artist management, music and independent film, as well as a regular column on “Deconstructing Pop Culture.” Music Industry Newswire™ is […]

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Neotrope Announces Non-Profit PR Grant Program Recipients for 2009, Celebrating 25th Anniversary

TORRANCE, Calif. — Neotrope(R), a brand identity, PR, and marketing firm established Jan. of 1983, announced today the 2009 Non-Profit PR Grant Program recipients: those non-profit organizations chosen to receive free public relations and newswire services. Neotrope previously donated $25K worth of services in 2000, and $22K in 2005. This year, services are being donated […]

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Mindstock Re-issues MPC3K Sample Sets for Akai MPC3000 Free for Holidays

TORRANCE, Calif. — Mindstock(R), a California based multimedia publisher of “elements for sound, music and vision,” announced today the re-issue of its decade old custom sample set for the classic Akai(R) MPC-3000. Three MPC3K(TM) sound sets will be offered absolutely free for download through the holiday season as part of the company re-launch for 2009. […]

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Neotrope Launches Free News Feeds WordPress Plugin

TORRANCE, Calif. — Neotrope(R), an entertainment publishing company established Jan. of 1983, announced on Dec. 1st a free news feed plug-in for WordPress, the popular blog and CMS application. The plug-in allows a business site, content portal, or blogger running WordPress to easily integrate custom news content by topics like business, computing, entertainment, medical, or […]

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Neotrope Extends Non-Profit PR Grant Application Deadline for 25th Anniversary

TORRANCE, Calif. — Neotrope®, a brand identity, PR, and marketing firm established Jan. of 1983, has extended the 2009 grant application deadline for non-profit organizations, from Nov. 12th, to Dec. 7th, 2008, due to the recent U.S. elections. The company is donating $25,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy smaller non-profit and […]

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Los Angeles PR Firm to Donate Services to Worthy Causes – Non-Profit Organizations to Receive $25K in Grants

TORRANCE, Calif. — Neotrope(R), a brand identity, PR, and marketing firm established Jan. 1983, is donating $25,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Neotrope previously donated $25K worth of services in 2000, and $22K in 2005; and has provided discounted or free services […]

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Neotrope Sponsors LAMN Jam, Brings PR Expertise to Live Music Competition

TORRANCE, Calif. — Neotrope(R), an entertainment and brand marketing company, will officially sponsor the Los Angeles Music Network’s Rock and Urban Music Contest “LAMN Jams” which launched June 9th and runs through August 11th. Taking its popular LAMN Jams to a new level, LAMN invites rock artists to submit original music to perform for a […]

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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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Send2Press(R) Joins Sponsors of Manhattan LAMN Jam – Indie Music Artists Perform and Industry Listens

TORRANCE, Calif. — The Los Angeles Music Network’s “LAMN Jam” heads for the Big Apple, and has added an additional event sponsor in Send2Press(R) Newswire, a unit of Neotrope(R). Launched three years ago in Los Angeles (where performances continue), LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant professional critiques from a panel of industry experts. This year, independent music artists will perform for $20,000 in prizes.

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Neotrope Interactive Chosen to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for Direct Mail Firm, The Ballantine Corporation

NeotropeTORRANCE, Calif. — Neotrope(R), a leading advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced it has been chosen by a leading direct mail printing firm, The Ballantine Corporation, to provide promotion and brand development for their company and Website.

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Neotrope(R) Selected to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for N.Y. Computer Tech Firm S & R Network Consulting

TORRANCE, Calif. — Neotrope(R), a leading advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced it has been chosen by a leading New York Computer Consulting firm, S & R Network Consulting, to provide promotion and brand development for their company and Website.

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Neotrope Announces Launch of PRTrax Reader Tracking for PR Business Intelligence

TORRANCE, Calif. — Neotrope(R), a leading California-based advertising, PR, and technology company established 1983, today announced the launch of its new PRTrax(TM) Reader Tracking solution, the first service of its kind in the industry. PRTrax allows marketing departments and public relations professionals to track press release readership data across multiple news sites in the Neotrope News Network, including Send2Press(R), and California Newswire(R).

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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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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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Send2Press Newswire Joins Sponsors of the A&R Select Battle of the Bands at BB King’s Hollywood

Battle of the Bands 2007TORRANCE, Calif. — Send2Press(R), a leading targeted newswire service, announced today it has joined the sponsors of the 12-week Battle of the Bands, hosted by A&R Select, the music industry’s benchmark in independent promotion and marketing. Over 80 local and regional bands will perform for an industry panel of well-known recording industry execs, music directors, and publishers. Other sponsors for the event include Music Saves Lives and Sam Ash.

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Wildfire Moves Corporate and Manufacturing Headquarters to New Facility in Torrance

Wildfire IncTORRANCE, Calif. — Wildfire, Inc., the industry leader in providing UV effects solutions and creative ideas through sales and rentals of its proprietary line of high intensity black light fixtures, fluorescent paints & other expendable products, today announced the move of its corporate offices and manufacturing facility to a new headquarters located at 2908 Oregon Court, Suite GI, Torrance, CA 90503.

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Neotrope Announces the Relaunch of News and Lifestyle Magazine eNewsChannels

TORRANCE, Calif. — Neotrope(R), a 24 year old entertainment, publishing, brand marketing and content company, announced today the formal re-launch of its online news and lifestyle magazine, eNewsChannels(TM). The publication (at www.eNewsChannels.com) features articles on social issues, personal well being, and entertainment. Selected news stories from the offbeat to the fascinating are included. The publication is edited by veteran journalist Christopher Laird Simmons, with a varied list of storied contributors.

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