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Bringing Balance to this Year’s Candy-Oriented Holiday Frenzy, ArteQuesta Presents a Health-Conscious Halloween for Kids

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ArteQuesta has decided to give kids a choice with what they fill their Halloween buckets this year. Over this holiday weekend, ArteQuesta put together a Halloween party filled with outrageous costumes by kids and adults alike, music and games, and, best of all, delicious festive treats. The delightful range of goodies included not only the candy corn and tootsie rolls we all love but also a range of tasty, healthy, homemade and homegrown Halloween sweets.

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High-Efficiency Hydroponic Vertical Farming: Sustainable Teachers Delegation from Sweden tours Alegria Farm to learn about Disease-Preventing Foods

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A Swedish delegation of Sustainable Teachers toured Alegria Farm to learn about its new high efficiency farming process and find out about the disease fighting food being grown and delivered by Alegria Fresh. Alegria’s innovative new farming method employs the Verti-Gro System.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center adds Cris Nunez as principal in Los Angeles for Commercial Insurance and Risk Management

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Cris Nunez as principal in EPIC’s Los Angeles office. Nunez brings more than 20 years of experience in commercial insurance and risk management, with a focus on workers’ compensation.

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San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Offers Employer and Job-Seeker Services to Victorville and Surrounding Community

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced it opened a new Employment Resource Center in Victorville. The Employment Resource Centers help county residents re-enter the workforce or transfer their skills from shrinking industries to expanding industries.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center adds Benefits Consultant Adam Medeiros – California’s fastest growing brokerage continues to expand in Central Valley

FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Adam Medeiros as an employee benefits consultant in its Fresno office. Medeiros brings his extensive knowledge of group health and welfare benefits, including ERISA, COBRA and HIPAA, to EPIC’s rapidly expanding Fresno team.

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PCM of California to manage Traditions Homeowners Association in Rancho Santa Margarita, a 125-home Community in Orange County

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — PCM of California, Inc. (PCM), an Associa company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to manage the Traditions Homeowners’ Association located in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. The 125-home community is the second to be recently added to PCM’s management portfolio from this southeastern Orange County community of nearly 48,000 residents.

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For the first time since 2008, kitchens have become the number one remodeling project for homeowners, according to the Fall 2012 U.S. Remodeling Sentiment Report

SUNNYVALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — For the first time since 2008, kitchens have become the number one remodeling project for homeowners, according to the ‘Fall 2012 U.S. Remodeling Sentiment Report’ from RemodelorMove. But before you join the rush to remodel your kitchen, you should carefully consider whether the project is a good idea for your finances and family.

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At CAI Legal Conference, Professional Community Management of California CEO Donny Disbro Offers Best Practices on Dispute Resolution

TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) chief executive officer Donny Disbro addressed community association professionals on Friday on the benefits and pitfalls of mediation as an alternative to costly litigation.

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New Software for Investment-Grade Art Portfolios announced by ArteQuesta

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ArteQuesta has developed a unique software program designed to manage investment quality art portfolios, it was announced today by Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders. ArteQuesta Art Portfolio Management is the first program of its kind, and was developed and tested over two years.

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Angara presents the ‘Pink Collection’ of jewelry with pink sapphires and gemstones in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This October Angara presents the ‘Pink Collection’ in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every time you purchase jewelry from this collection, Angara will make a donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc (NBCF). The ‘Pink Collection’ includes pendants, earrings and rings in pink sapphires and gemstones.

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LendingQB will be holding discussions at the MBA 99th Annual Convention and Exposition with Results from LOS Technology Evaluation Model

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — LendingQB, an end-to-end browser-based LOS provider, revealed the results from its Enterprise Process Assessment (EPA) engagements with clients and prospects, which is a workflow evaluation model designed that helps lenders make objective decisions on their technology initiatives.

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Bynoskia Sams’ Resort Collection was featured at Jon Gheri’s Afternoon of Elegance fashion show in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Bynoskia Sams’ Resort Collection was featured at Jon Gheri’s Afternoon of Elegance fashion show which was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. on October 14. More than 260 guests enjoyed the late afternoon meal that was given as a part of a fundraiser for the ‘A Love Beyond Me’ Foundation.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center names Joe Dunn Vice President of Workers Compensation Claims in Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Joe Dunn as Vice President, Workers Compensation Claims in its Fresno office. Dunn brings eleven years of experience in workers compensation, settlement negotiation, and Medicare sectors to EPIC.

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Carmel Valley Village olive oil tasting room The Quail & Olive hosted grand opening

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Quail and Olive celebrated its grand opening with nearly 250 new friends last Saturday at 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924. The olive oil fustis had to be refilled as customers walked out with California-grown varieties of extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegars, olives and other fine gourmet gifts.

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Qvole Collective announces Premiere of Chicano Batman’s Video for ‘Joven Navegante’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Qvole Collective, an independent artist management and development company, announces today West Coast photographer, filmmaker, hip-hop scholar and Mochilla founder, Brian (B+) Cross shot and directed the new video ‘Joven Navegante’ for L.A.’s psych/tropical/soul act Chicano Batman. The video was premiered two separate times at 8:45 and 10:15 on Friday, October 12 at Highland Park’s newly opened ‘record gallery’ Strictly Grooves.

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HVS Capital Corp announces Hotel Near Humboldt State University to be Sold, former Days Inn in Arcata

ARCATA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — HVS Capital Corp (www.hvscapital.com) has been exclusively appointed to sell the former Days Inn in Arcata, Calif. The 78-room property was built in 1975 and operated as an unflagged hotel under the name ‘North Coast Inn.’ The hotel was purchased for $5 million in January 2007 and underwent a refurbishment at that time.

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Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series at Art Basel: John Waguespack to Represent San Francisco with ‘Deconstructing Dandridge’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — John Waguespack is the winner of the San Francisco portion of the 3rd Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for ‘Deconstructing Dandridge,’ a compelling portrait of the first African-American woman to be nominated for Best Actress in the Academy Awards.

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Jennifer French, who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, will release her new book, ‘On My Feet Again’ at the Neurotech Leaders Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Jennifer French, a quadriplegic and competitive sailing athlete who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, will release her new book, ‘On My Feet Again: My Journey Out of the Wheelchair Using Neurotechnology’ (ISBN: 9780988234208; Neurotech Press), Oct. 23, 2012 at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco.

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The ‘Green Across America’ Campaign Launches The Biggest Alternative Fuel Vehicle Road Trip In History

SANTA MONICA, Calif., /California Newswire/ — Media Center Entertainment announced today that two dozen of the U.S. Department of Energy supported Clean Cities Coalitions have pledged to hold public alternative fuels events and press conferences to support the GreenAcrossAmerica.com 2012 CNG Road Trip.

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SecuGen Corp’s Hamster IV Fingerprint Reader Certified by STQC for India Unique Identification Project

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that its Hamster(TM) IV fingerprint reader has been certified by the Standardization Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) Directorate, an office of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) of India. This certification was obtained in cooperation with and through the determined efforts of Tutis Technology Ltd., SecuGen’s longtime partner in India.

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New Olive Oil Tasting Room in the Carmel Valley Village Specializes in California Varieties

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Quail & Olive will host a grand opening event from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 13 at 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924. The event will feature olive oil and balsamic vinegar tastings, skin health product demonstrations and local a capella act, The Valley Boys. Gourmet food catered by Paradise Catering and local wines as well as non-alcoholic beverages will be served. This is a no-cost celebration open to the community.

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Sister City Association gathers knowledge of sustainable farming practices in Laguna Beach to bring back to Japan

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Huntington Beach Sister City Association and its delegation of 25 adults from sister city Anjo, Japan, toured Alegria Farm on Sunday October 7, it was announced by Erik Cutter, Managing Director of Alegria Fresh. Learning about Alegria’s innovative new farming method that employs the Verti-Gro(R) System provided the delegation with nutrition-rich knowledge to bring back to Japan.

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Telecom exec Ron McNab named CEO at Connexum, LLC in Irvine

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Connexum, LLC, an emerging leader in network, voice and data services for the telecommunication industry, announced it has hired industry veteran Ron McNab as president and CEO. Mr. McNab is responsible for defining Connexum’s strategic direction, providing leadership and executing on the company’s goal of expanding its business and growing its product line.

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Envy Corner scares up spooky sexy women’s lingerie and Cosplay Halloween costumes, with their new oniline retail site

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Envy Corner, a company selling women’s lingerie and Halloween costumes, has just launched their new website and are giving away a Halloween Costume! Just like them on Facebook and be entered to win the sexy and adorable French Maid Costume.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center honored as ‘Best Place to Work in Orange County’ second year in a row

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in the Orange County. Led by managing principals, Dan Ryan and Tony D’Asaro, EPIC’s Irvine team has received this honor for the second consecutive year.

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Ghost Stories for Halloween Reading – Paranormal Mysteries from the Whaley House in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — DKeeley Press announces publication of the first book in the new Paranormal Mystery series, ‘Having a Whaley of a Time’ (ISBN: 978-0578104836) by author and publisher Donna Keeley. By using the history and “documented ghosts” from the Whaley House in San Diego, Calif., the book weaves an enjoyable, fictional mystery with real facts.

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San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board’s job fair is attended by more than 1,500 job seekers

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — At six o’clock in the morning, Sean Lunsford was the second person in line for the Inland Empire West End Job Fair hosted by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board at the L.A./Ontario International Airport. A few hours later, he walked out with an appointment for a job interview.

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Bay Area Halloween Party 2012 announced by the Professionals Guild

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting Halloween dance parties in both Sacramento and the Bay Area. Singles are especially invited. Couples are also welcome. The Sacramento Halloween is at the Hilton Hotel Arden West, 2200 Harvard St. on Friday, October 26, 2012. The Bay Area Halloween party will take place at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel, 2600 Bishop Ranch Dr, San Ramon, Calif.

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Artist XVALA wants Apple to ‘Think Different’ with new Steve Jobs Action Figure Sculpture

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In wake of the recent Foxconn riot, Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that Post PC artist XVALA will debut his latest sculpture of the Apple-banned Steve Jobs action figure in an upcoming gallery show at AIS Editions in the Los Angeles Brewery Arts Complex.

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Remodel or Move Fall 2012 Remodeling Sentiment Report indicates that Luxury is Back for Home Remodeling

SUNNYVALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The RemodelOrMove.com Fall 2012 Remodeling Sentiment Report documents a continuing increase in the scale of planned remodels for homeowners.Multi-year highs in the stock market, home prices that are inching up, record low interest rates and pent-up demand for home maintenance are fueling this increase.

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ArteQuesta’s Museum of Fine Art will provide fresh produce to 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic in Bayview Hunters Point

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The unique organic farm located on the grounds of ArteQuesta’s Museum of Fine Art will provide fresh produce to 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic in Bayview Hunters Point, it was announced today by Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta.

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Remo Software today announced the launch of an updated version of Remo Recover for Windows OS

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Remo Software today announced the launch of an updated version of Remo Recover (Windows) – a highly rated and widely acclaimed recovery application. The new version comes equipped with an advanced intelligent scanner to recover graphics files like Adobe Indesign; video files such as Divx, Xvid, MTS and M2TS; SWF flash file; zip file; and email personal storage archives of Microsoft Outlook PST and OST.

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LendingQB completes a seamless interface with DocMagic’s document production and compliance mortgage technology

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that they completed a seamless interface with DocMagic’s document production and compliance technology. The integrated solution provides users working in LendingQB’s loan origination system (LOS) with seamless access to DocMagic’s document preparation functionality. The companies partnered to make the process of ordering, sending, signing and receiving compliant mortgage documents as effortless as possible.

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Same-day harvested greens from Alegria Farm now served exclusively at popular Olamendi’s Express in Mission Viejo

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Alegria Fresh has joined leading local restaurateur Carlos Olamendi in a groundbreaking new partnership to feature Alegria Farm’s same-day harvested salad greens at Olamendi’s Express in Mission Viejo, it was announced today by Erik Cutter, Managing Director of Alegria Farm.

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