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Shock the Monkey: LA Street Artist XVALA Gives Tonight Show Chimp Googly Eyes and...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Infamous 'Street Artist' XVALA, famous for invading the residential trash of celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber and tech icons Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, has set his sights on Robert Downey Jr., Lindsay Lohan, and Taylor Swift for his latest exhibit 'The Tonight Show with Celebrity Chimp' at Lab Art Gallery in L.A., announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center Welcomes Janice Stanger as Employee Benefits Account Exec in Los...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Janice Stanger as an account executive on their Los Angeles benefits consulting team. Stanger brings 27 years of experience in healthcare, benefits consulting, human resources, compliance, wellness and client relationship management to EPIC.

Antimicrobial Screen Protectors for iPhone, iPad and Galaxy 3S announced by Accurate Imaging Resources

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Accurate Imaging Resources announced this week its launch of Accurate Films - screen protectors for cell phones, tablets, laptops, monitors, PCs, and LCD TVs. 'These new multipurpose and multifunctional screen protectors will work for Apple iPhones, Samsung Galaxy 3S phones, Apple iPads and more,' Michael Doyle, Director of Sales for Accurate Imaging, says.

New Exhibit in Hollywood, 'Five Views' Represents Recent Work by Five Emerging Photographers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calumet Photographic is proud to host this exceptional exhibit that offers deeply personal work from photographers exploring new themes: 'Five Views' represents recent work by five emerging photographers in the gallery of Calumet's Hollywood store located at 1135 N. Highland Ave. The exhibit begins January 8 and runs through February 8, 2013.

Ten U.S. based charitable non-profits will receive in-kind grants totaling $50,000 with the 2013...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a marketing, PR, and information publishing company founded in 1983, today announced its annual Nonprofit PR Grant Program for 2013. Ten U.S. based charitable non-profits will receive in-kind grants totaling $50,000, including public relations, news dissemination and online marketing services, as part of the company's 30th anniversary.

Children's Book Author-Publisher Donates 100 Books and One Month's Net Profits to Support Children...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Author Arnold Rudnick and publisher Paraphrase, LLC, have donated 100 copies of new children's book 'Little Green' (ISBN: 978-0981587974) to the My Stuff Bags Foundation and have pledged all net profits from book sales for the month of December 2012.

At Starlight Children's Foundation's Winter Wonderland, Children with Cancer to Experience the Holiday with...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Starlight Children's Foundation's Winter Wonderland - a day when more than 350 Starlight kids, siblings and their parents are given the opportunity to experience the holidays by decorating cookies, making ornaments, meeting Hollywood celebrities, and more - will be held Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. at CBS Studios. The current 'X Factor' soundstage is being turned into a children's wonderland courtesy of Northwestern Mutual.

Patrick Macdonald-King, CEO Sample Digital/DAX LLC tells Media and Entertainment Forum that 'Adopting Technology...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Patrick Macdonald-King, CEO Sample Digital/DAX LLC, emphasized technology's critical role, in both the creative and business aspects of media, in his address as a featured speaker at the 1st Annual Media and Entertainment Forum in Tianjin, China. Organized by KPMG Advisory China and AID Partners Capital in Tianjin, the international conference assembled key executives from the U.S. and Chinese to explore the state of the media and entertainment industry.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center adds Cris Nunez as principal in Los Angeles for Commercial...

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.

Angara presents the 'Pink Collection' of jewelry with pink sapphires and gemstones in support...

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.

Bynoskia Sams' Resort Collection was featured at Jon Gheri's Afternoon of Elegance fashion show...

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.

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.

United Global Media Group's Hybrid Television Network is Making Waves: Beauty TV operates as...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- United Global Media Group, Inc. (UGMedia) first conceptualized Beauty TV(R) in 2006 after founder, Rob Angelino, sold his brainchild, the Salon-TV Network. Today, Beauty TV ('BeautyTV') is making waves.

Envy Corner scares up spooky sexy women's lingerie and Cosplay Halloween costumes, with their...

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.

Research Refutes Accepted Age of Exploration History in New Book 'The Chinese Origin of...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Diogenes Research, an independent history research group, today announced the publication of two new books on the previously rarely examined history of the Age of Discovery, providing resolutions to several contentious issues.

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.

Latest 'Books to Bookmark' List of 13 Interesting New Book Titles from 2012 compiled...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For the first half of 2012, Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has today announced its latest semi-annual 'Books to Bookmark' list. This is a round-up of 13 new and recent books which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, or 'big name' authors.

Audrey Magazine presents Audrey's Night Out 2012, the 5th annual Fashion Show and Music...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Audrey Magazine presents 'Audrey's Night Out 2012,' the 5th annual Fashion Show and Music Showcase at the historic Barker Hangar, located inside the Santa Monica airport. Audrey Magazine continues its long tradition of bringing together a diverse community and industry from Music, Fashion and Film. Barker Hangar has hosted numerous Award and Televised Events. This showcase includes musical performances, hosted bar, and celebrity guests on the red carpet inside the iconic transformed Barker Hangar.

Romney Campaign Expands Latino Focus: Names Josh Valdez, DBA, Chairman of Campaign's Health Care...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Latino Consultants, LLC today announced that Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has been named the Chair of Health Care Insurance Industry Group by the Romney for President campaign.

Josh Valdez Championship Boxing Set to Revolutionize the Boxing Industry

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Josh Valdez Championship Boxing, a business enterprise led by health business executive Josh Valdez and superstar trainer and former IBF Lightweight champion Roberto Garcia, has launched in order to stabilize fighter futures in and out of the ring.

Quality Content Publisher, Neotrope, Re-launches freeNewsArticles.com with Resources for Deadline-focused Print, Broadcast and Web...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope(R), a U.S.-based entertainment publishing company, today announced the re-launch of freeNewsArticles(TM), a quality content resource providing hundreds of current, ready-to-use free news articles in a wide variety of popular topics including business, entertainment and technology. After filling out a simple license agreement, editors may freely use the content in print, online, or on-air.

The future of the Armenians lies in their unity, says Grigor Manoyan, founder of...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When the idea of creating Virtual Hayastan (VirtualHayastan.com) was born to Grigor Manoyan, he immediately started working on creating something extraordinary for the Armenians all over the world.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center adds Ryan Yoo, Senior VP, and Ricky Choi, VP, in...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the additions of Ryan Yoo and Ricky Choi in EPIC's Los Angeles office. Yoo and Choi are focused on growing EPIC's presence in the Korean business community and bring a combined 40 years of industry experience to this division.

Kevin Toney California Concerts include a reunion of '70s Soul-Jazz Pioneers The Blackbyrds

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Keyboard wizard Kevin Toney is about to kick the temperature up in August several more degrees with a series of exciting 'California Concerts.' With the July 24 release of his classical jazz concept album 'New American Suite' by his new trio, The Kevin Toney 3, the acclaimed pianist will be showcased at The Ultimate Jazz Festival in Ontario, Calif. on August 5, followed at the end of the month by the official CD launch party/concert at Vitello's in Studio City.

Kids Artistic Revue announces KARtv Dance Awards and Benefit, Joins the Fight Against Cancer

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Kids Artistic Revue - KAR, America's Favorite National Dance Competition, wraps up the 30th Anniversary 2012 season with a benefit awards show to give back to the community. Music Saves Lives and Keep A Breast Foundation join KARtv on July 6 at the MGM Grand Las Vegas to be part of the first annual Awards Show Benefit. KARtv will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from this event to these organizations.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers CEO Pilar Montoya is Honored for Advancing STEM Awareness

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Inc (SHPE) Chief Executive Officer, Pilar Montoya, has been nationally recognized...

Riveting Novel, 'Sarcophagus' by Jean-Pierre Chevalier, Sheds New Light on Modern Health-Care Issues

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'Sarcophagus' by Jean-Pierre Chevalier (ISBN: 978-0-595-67678-1; ebook: ISBN: 978-0-595-83618-5) is now available in Kindle Edition at Amazon.com. This underground classic is a compelling literary phenomenon, read by patient advocates and would-be whistle-blowers.

Catholic Online announces their adoption of the new Mobile Politics application for the iPhone

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Catholic Online is announcing their adoption of the new Mobile Politics application for the iPhone to share the social message of the Church. Mobile Politics is being touted as 'the most powerful tool in politics since the invention of the ballot.'

Father's Day Gadget: Patented Quik Pod Helps Travelers Take Better Pictures and Be Included...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Quik Pod(R), by Fromm Works Inc., allows Dad to be included in every photo and video without asking strangers for help. Just in time for Father's Day get the man in your life the world's first handheld extendable monopod for smartphones.

Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board to help local employers receive assistance to hire...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Thanks to a multi-million dollar National Emergency Grant (NEG) from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board was awarded funds as part of the California Multi-Sector Workforce Partnership. The aim of this program is to provide retraining and career transition needs to individuals who experienced layoffs.

Teen social network JACKIE FAME teams with The Weinstein Company to promote the movie...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jackie Fame, Inc. (FAME), the leading kid/teen social network www.JFame.com, is joining forces with The Weinstein Company to promote the movie 'Bully.' After much debate over the rating, the PG-13 version of the anti-bullying documentary will open in 115 theaters.

Los Angeles Publicity Firm, G-Man Marketing, Celebrates 10 Years of Broadcast and Internet Branding

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Whether you call it publicity, media relations or hype, everybody needs it and John Scott G has been providing it for a decade. 'Just by visiting the Internet, you have been influenced by our work,' states the head of G-Man Marketing. 'We create and publish media announcements, press alerts, video messaging, social networking communication, and what I call ghost marketing.'

Studio Find It, Inc. launches portal to help locals make money renting gear to...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an economy where people are working hard just to stay current with their bills, why not look toward the thriving Hollywood industry for extra income? Studio Find It, Inc. offers a way for home, business, land, vehicle, heavy equipment, watercraft and aircraft owners to turn their assets into income by renting their items for cash to motion picture studios by simply registering with them online.

Actor Zak Lee Guarnaccia to attempt 24HX Extreme Step-A-Thon fitness challenge in Santa Monica...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Former International Martial Arts champion Zak Lee Guarnaccia, of LightRow Pictures, with his strong will, is going to attempt a staggering endurance-fundraising challenge in Hollywood. On April 28, 2012 at 7 a.m., for the benefit of Homeless Not Toothless, Zak will endure the 24HX Extreme Step-A-Thon fitness challenge climbing for 24 hours up and down the popular Santa Monica stairs.

USC Latino Alumni Association's 38th Annual Scholarship Dinner raised an estimated $900,000 for USC...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A sold-out crowd of more than 750 Trojans, USC trustees, faculty and administrators, honored guests, alumni and students gathered at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel to celebrate the 38th Annual USC Latino Alumni Scholarship Gala on March 2. Executive Director Domenika Lynch announced that the dinner raised an estimated $300,000, which through USC's two-to-one matching program will add a total $900,000 to USC Latino Alumni Association's scholarship fund.

The artist, XVALA, Dumpster Dives Kim Kardashian, Reveals Her Trash at Upcoming Los Angeles...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that 'Fear Google' artist XVALA will be revealing the recent dumpster dived trash of Kim Kardashian, featuring the celebrity's collapsed basketball at a roof top event in Los Angeles this weekend.

Platinum Studios, Inc. and Virtual Pitch Fest team-up to find new entertainment industry talents

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTC:PDOS) announced today that the production company and studio is teaming up with VirtualPitchFest.com, a popular website screenwriters use to pitch their feature screenplays directly to Hollywood decision-makers.

Free Moving Quote continues to innovate with web portal helping movers get moved

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The moving facilitator, Free Moving Quote (FreeMovingQuote.com), has not only weathered the recession, they have found ways to thrive in this difficult environment. FreeMovingQuote.com strives to be a one-stop shop for movers looking to find moving companies both at their departure locale and their destination.

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.

Hilton Brown to manage client advocacy and claims in EPIC Los Angeles and Irvine...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Hilton Brown who will oversee client claims and advocacy in the company's Los Angeles and Irvine offices. Brown will also provide claims support for sister company PowerGuard Insurance Services, located in Irvine, Calif. Brown brings 22 years of claims management and client advocacy experience to EPIC.

Californians for a Higher Education Contract want to change affordability and access to public...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For over six months, Christopher Campbell, a recent graduate of the University of California, Irvine, has been spearheading a campaign, CHEC2012 (Californians for a Higher Education Contract), that will profoundly change affordability and access to public higher education for currently enrolled and future college students in California.

The Story Project launches 'StoryTelling Series' featuring leading Movie Producers, Feb. 16

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, February 16, The Story Project, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to furthering communication and life skills in at-risk and under-served teens, will launch its StoryTelling Series, a sequence of intimate moderated conversations with legendary filmmakers and artists. Todd Felderstein, The Story Project's executive director, is thrilled to have such Hollywood veterans make up our inaugural event.

L.A. entertainment marketing co, G-Man Marketing, offers 'end of the world' program for clients

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With the end of the world scheduled to take place later this year, G-Man Marketing (gmanmarketing.com) is partnering with its clients to offer special reduced rates in public relations, songwriting, audio mixing and mastering, radio advertising, graphic design, live music promotion, music distribution, and more.

Teen Jockey Eswan Flores to support nonprofit FixNation, whose mission is to reduce the...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Eswan Flores wanted to give back to the non-profit organization, FixNation, that worked to control the cat population at the Los Alamitos Race Course where he began his horse-racing career so he decided to sponsor them.

Ski Dazzle and Southern California Marine Association Team for New Consumer Show at L.A....

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to SUMMER SHOW LLC, summer is the season for unlimited adventures, and the 'Summer Show' is the place for unlimited choices! Fun seekers of all ages will discover hundreds of new and creative summer fun ideas, activities, active sports, and hobbies under one roof at the Los Angeles Convention Center from May 4 - 6, 2012.

Los Angeles' Apparel Deals launches new discount fashion web portal

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Apparel Deals announced this week the launch of its new wholesale clothing website - ApparelDeals.com. Apparel Deals has been providing quality goods and competitive pricing to hundreds of thousands of customers for nine years and decided it was time to create an online presence.

Voices.com steps up to the microphone as a Premier sponsor of VOICE 2012, a...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Voices.com, an online marketplace connecting businesses with voice actors, is pleased to announce their sponsorship of The VoiceOver International Creative Experience (VOICE 2012). Voices.com supported VOICE 2007 and 2010 in previous years through sponsorship, social media reporting and editorial coverage, extending the reach of the conference to a global audience hungry for the latest news, information and trends observed during the industry conference.

L.A. Marketing Firm Celebrates 29th year with $50K in services donated to worthy charitable...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a California-based brand identity, internet marketing, and PR firm established in 1983, today announced an extension on the deadline for its 2012 PR Grant program for nonprofit orgs to January 31.

2011 VISA USA National Qualifier Heather Chan from the L.A. School of Gymnastics will...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 2 p.m., former USA National Team members Diana Mkhitaryan and Rebecca Terzian and the 2011 VISA USA National Qualifier Heather Chan from the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics (LASG) will perform at UCLA's Women's Gymnastics 7th Annual John Wooden Challenge at The John Wooden Center (221 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095). The John Wooden Challenge honors all competing teams' academic and athletic achievements.

Got Movers helps California residents plan a move statewide or nationwide

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Searching movers has never been easy for customers who wish to relocate but do not have any information about moving companies. However, thanks to GotMovers.com things have become quite easy as it offers the most professional, appropriate information about moving companies that are operating locally and nationally.

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