Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dr. Marc Spitz and The Foot Pain Center Celebrates 38 Years of Treating Peripheral Neuropathy

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Since 1974, Dr. Marc Spitz of the Foot Pain Center has been helping patients to beat peripheral neuropathy. After observing epidemic numbers of people developing peripheral neuropathy in their feet, he decided to make this his practice's focus.

Cleveland Based Restaurant Manager Recruiting Firm, Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, Signs On Several Restaurant Chains as Clients

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ohio Restaurant Recruiters, a restaurant manager recruiting firm in Ohio and Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that Max and Erma's; KFC; and Taco Bell have chosen its professional restaurant management recruitment group to assist with its management recruiting needs.

Largest East Coast Antique and Classic Boat Festival Set for March 23-25 in Tavares

TAVARES, Fla., Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you've always wanted a close-up view of a boat like James Bond's or an exciting ride in a seaplane, cruise over to the Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival on Lake Dora at Wooton Park in Tavares on March 23, 24, and 25, 2012. Those are just a couple of the highlights planned for the 25th anniversary of the largest antique and classic boat show on America's East Coast.

Fare Buzz Launches Vacation Rentals

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fare Buzz, a travel company based in New York City, has recently launched a vacation rental option in a move to set the company apart from other online travel companies. It also looks to improve the company's revenue within a crowded travel industry.

Solar manufacturer, Talesun, selects PowerGuard PowerClip extended warranty protection

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces that leading solar manufacturer, Talesun, has joined the growing number of global solar panel manufacturers to choose PowerGuard's unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.

Anytime Collect Available as Private-Label Service to Help Banks Increase Treasury Deposits 12 Days Faster

CHARDON, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- e2b software announced today that Anytime Collect, a cloud-based credit and collections management solution, is available for banks and financial institutions to private label and offer to their business customers to help them automate accounts receivable collections.

Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 11, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, Nathaniel Kirtman III, 40, of Sherman Oaks, has been appointed to the California Lottery Commission. Kirtman has been senior vice president of publicity for NBC Universal since 2009 after serving as a vice president from 2006 to 2009.

Merging Afro-American Indie Tops Tinsel Town with ‘King Kong’ Spoof

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hendrieth has created unprecedented special effects by a Black Filmmaker. A preview running time of four minutes and forty eight seconds is available on YouTube. Anyone can search by typing: King Kong Horror Comedy by dinosaurmoviefans. A Mini Trailer Movie Clip will appear.

L.A. Marketing Firm Celebrates 29th year with $50K in services donated to worthy charitable orgs, extends grant application deadline

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.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces City’s Plan to Ensure Continued Job Creation, Affordable Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Malia Cohen today introduced a resolution at the Board of Supervisors to ensure that major redevelopment projects, such as Mission Bay, the Hunters Point Shipyard, and Transbay as well as affordable housing projects under the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency can continue after the State required their elimination.

LiveView GPS announced this week the launch of its new GPS tracking device – the Live Trac EZ GPS Vehicle Tracker

VALENCIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LiveView GPS announced this week the launch of its new GPS tracking device - the Live Trac EZ GPS Vehicle Tracker - that takes only seconds to install and provides 10-second vehicle-tracking position updates.
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Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa, LAPD Chief Beck Release Gang Reduction Stats

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck today announced the 2011 results of the City's Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) program including a successful 2011 Summer Night Lights (SNL) program resulting in a 35 percent reduction in gang related Part 1 crimes for all SNL sites.
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Calif. Senator Padilla Announces Legislation to Prohibit the Sale of Tobacco Products within 600 Feet of a School

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) today announced that he will move forward with Senate Bill 331, which would prohibit new tobacco retailers from locating within 600 feet of a school.

Six Georgia Business Brokers Named to Million Dollar Club with $42 Million Sold

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite the somewhat stagnant business economy in Georgia, six members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers helped entrepreneurs buy and sell more than $42 million worth of small businesses in 2011.

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces HIV/AIDS Funding in City's Budget

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by Supervisors Scott Wiener, David Campos and Christina Olague announced the introduction at the Board of Supervisors a $1.8 million budget supplemental for HIV/AIDS care and treatment funding to protect essential services to the City's most vulnerable despite severe budget shortfalls.

Energy Resource Tribes (CERT) today announced formation of a strategic business relationship with BioJet International

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Council of Energy Resource Tribes (CERT) today announced formation of a strategic business relationship with BioJet International. CERT is comprised of 57 sovereign Indian tribes as members. CERT members collectively own and manage more than 30 percent of the coal west of the Mississippi; 40 percent of domestic uranium; and 10 percent of known national oil and gas reserves in the United States.

Long Island Web Design Firm Reports Sizzling Growth in 2011

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While the economy was grim for many in 2011, Bowen Media, a leading Long Island web design firm, reports that it tripled its number of employees and was also voted the number one best web services company by the Long Island Press. This nomination was for the third year in a row.

Houston Technology Company Teaching Tomorrow’s Game Developers

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Houston-based technology company Softway Solutions is giving students an inside look at the fast-paced profession of game development. In an ongoing effort to help educate the Houston community, Softway Solutions Director of 3D Animation Nathan Smith is teaching an 'Introduction to Game Design' class at LoneStar College System. With one semester already under Smith's belt, another one is slated to kick off on Jan. 21, 2012. The classes are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Titan Lenders Corp. Engages Mark Ridder as General Counsel

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) is pleased to announce the recruitment and hire of industry heavyweight Mark Ridder as executive vice president and general counsel. Ridder brings more than 31 years of experience in advising in-house corporate clients in areas ranging from regulatory compliance and operations to corporate acquisitions.
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 9, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ –- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, Denise Brown, 60, of Fair Oaks, has been appointed director of the California Department of Consumer Affairs.

Calif. Senator Padilla to Introduce Legislation to Require Increased Support for Health and Education of Student-Athletes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On the same day as the college football national championship game, California State Senator Alex Padilla announced he will be introducing legislation that would require that student-athletes injured during their college career be provided the necessary medical and financial support to complete their degree.

San Francisco Mayor Lee Appoints Christina Olague as District 5 Supervisor

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today appointed Christina Olague as District 5 Supervisor, filling the vacancy left by Ross Mirkarimi. 'Christina Olague is my appointment for District 5 Supervisor,' said Mayor Lee.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Major Expansion of One of San Francisco's Top Employers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that Salesforce.com is again expanding and creating more jobs in San Francisco, entering into the largest long-term lease in the City in more than a decade. Salesforce will occupy 400,000 square feet of office space at 50 Fremont, which when fully occupied, will accommodate 2,000 employees.

LONG ENERGY, a client of Marsh Los Angeles, adopts PowerGuard's unique PowerClip extended warranty protection

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces that leading Chinese solar manufacturer, LONG ENERGY (Shenglong, Suzhou Shenglong PV-Tech Co., Ltd.), a client of Marsh Los Angeles, has joined the growing number of China-based solar panel manufacturers to adopt PowerGuard's unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.

Loureiro Engineering Associates Announces Strategic New Hire and New Office Location

PLAINVILLE, Conn., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. is carefully adhering to its strategic growth plan in the area of geographic expansion of services. This week it announced a new office location in Rockford, MA that will be managed by new hire, Samuel W. Butcher, LSP, LEP, PG, LEED-AP, vice president at Loureiro Engineering.

Whistleblower Scientist Accuses British Medical Journal of Institutional Research Misconduct

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. David Lewis, internationally known whistleblower and respected expert on institutional fraud, released a report today calling for a formal investigation into the practices of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), and specifically into the actions of its editor, Dr. Fiona Godlee, and Brian Deer, a reporter she hired to write a series of articles which appeared in the journal beginning on January 4, 2011.
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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces First of Its Kind Partnership With the Code for America to Bring Greater Innovation to San Francisco...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced today a partnership with Code for America to launch the world’s first Civic Startup Accelerator. Based in downtown San Francisco, the Code for America Accelerator will support entrepreneurs that launch companies to make City government more responsive, efficient and connected.

2011 VISA USA National Qualifier Heather Chan from the L.A. School of Gymnastics will perform at UCLA's Women's Gymnastics 7th Annual...

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.

San Diego Society for Human Resource Management gives 2011 award to MCT Trading, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leader in hedging and risk management services, announced that it has been named a 2011 Medallion winner for the annual Workplace Excellence Awards held by the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SD SHRM). Each year, the SD SHRM honors local companies having exceptional HR practices that become instrumental to their success and profitability.
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S.F. Mayor Lee and Chief Suhr Announce San Francisco's Historic Crime Rate Drop

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Police Chief Greg Suhr released the year end crime statistics showing continued historic low crime trends for the City of San Francisco. Mayor Lee and Chief Suhr announced that 2011 violent crime rates in San Francisco are down 6 percent from last year.

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa, Chief Beck Announce 9th Consecutive Year of Crime Reduction in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck today announced the City's 2011 year-end crime statistics that showed violent crime and property crime were reduced across Los Angeles for the 9th consecutive year.

Nylabone Launches New Grain-Free Dog Biscuits

NEPTUNE CITY, N.J., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumers in the Southeast United States are the first in the country to gobble up the new, all-natural GRAIN-FREE DOG BISCUITS from Nylabone, the makers of safe, healthy chews since 1955. Nylabone has partnered with Costco Warehouses from Florida to North Carolina and Tennessee to market the new treats on a first-come, first-served limited basis.

New Upgrade! EaseUS CleanGenius Free 2.0 is Launched with Mac App Uninstaller and a New Look

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EaseUS Software, a leading provider of storage management and maintenance, focusing on providing quality, innovative Mac software for better Mac system performance, today announces the availability of CleanGenius Free 2.0 with a brand-new look, featuring the options to 'fast clean' Mac junk files, uninstall unwanted applications, monitor disk space, eject disks, and positioning itself as a must-have freeware to perfect your Mac.

Smith McKenna Reports that 2012 Marks Time to Invest in Silver

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Smith McKenna, LLC announced this week that 2012 is the time to invest in silver. Stephen M. Smith, managing member Smith McKenna, has 20 plus years of experience in commodity-market analysis and advises that silver will emerge as king.

New Restaurant Guide Includes Professional Restaurant Review Sources for More Than 40 Cities

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Deborah Gonderil, publisher of 'Restaurants Recommended,' could not find a restaurant ratings guide that not only incorporated multiple cities, but one that provided unprejudiced and genuine opinions of professional reviewers. As a result, she set out to compile a series of sources of reviews from professional food critics. 'Restaurants Recommended' (ISBN: 978-1466283176) is the end result.

Smart Fog ES100 Humidifier Possesses Superior Energy Efficiency

RENO, Nev., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Smart Fog, Inc. announced this week that its top seller - a commercial and industrial humidifier - the ES100 - is 90 percent more energy efficient that steam for building and duct-mount applications.

Interactive Market Solutions Reports Significant Earnings Increase in 2011

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interactive Market Solutions, Inc., the parent company for LeadStorm.com, a lead provider, announced today that its fourth quarter numbers were up 18 percent compared to the same quarter in 2010.

Whiteflash Announces New Proprietary AGS Certificate for A CUT ABOVE

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whiteflash is proud to present the latest collaboration with AGS Laboratories: The New AGS Proprietary Light performance Diamond Quality Document for Whiteflash A CUT ABOVE(R) Diamonds. As a company committed to providing diamond shoppers with the largest selection of ideal diamonds in the world together with the most comprehensive diamond information available, this new document is the latest step on the Whiteflash path to providing their customers with a Brilliant Diamond Buying Experience(R).
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L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Celebrates Milestone in Clean Truck Program at Port of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Delivering on his promise to reduce pollution at the Port of Los Angeles and protect public health, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today marked a major milestone in the Clean Truck Program. The program required all trucks at the Port of Los Angeles to meet the toughest environmental standards in the nation by January 1, 2012.

From Princesses to Pop Tarts, Author Peggy Orenstein Dissects Today’s ‘Girly-Girl’ Trend for Dallas Lecture Audience February 1, 2012, Sponsored by...

DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas will hold its third lecture, 'What is a Girly-Girl?,' in its 2011-2012 series on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in partnership with The Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture.

Education Behind Bars – A Win-Win Strategy for Maximum Security, by Christopher Zoukis

PETERSBURG, Va., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Why should the American taxpayer care about people who are incarcerated in our prison system? Simple, it is a true cost-saving measure that should be discussed. In 'EDUCATION BEHIND BARS' (ISBN: 978-1934597774; Sunbury Press; January, 2012) author Christopher Zoukis makes the case for why all Americans should support education in our prison system. Most Americans do not realize that the United States could save upwards of $60 billion each year by simply educating prisoners.

Destination Earth Inc. Changes Lives of Locals and Gives Guests an Eco-Travel Experience of a Lifetime

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Destination Earth has announced the launch of their unique Voluntourism Travel concept with a tour to Cambodia and Vietnam. This adventure highlights their business model, which offers fun, safe adventure tours to those who would like to travel responsibly and give back while enjoying their vacation.

Association of Professional Ball Players of America selects LTC Financial Partners to offer long-term care education and services to its members

PLACENTIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today the Association of Professional Ball Players of America (APBPA) announces the selection of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) to offer long-term care education and long-term care insurance coverage to their 11,000 Members. For members that choose to purchase the insurance, applications for individual policies will be completed by LTCFP and underwritten by Transamerica Life Insurance Company.

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa Issues Statement on String Of L.A. Arson Fires

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Villaraigosa released the following statement on Monday on the string of arson fires in Los Angeles: Over the past few days we have been faced with an ongoing series of arson fires committed by an individual with wanton disregard for the lives and property of Angelenos. Thankfully, there have been no lives lost to these criminal acts and only minor injuries to date.

Calif. Governor and First Lady Honor Sgt. Noah M. Korte

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Sgt. Noah M. Korte, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.

3D Home Theatre event will take place at the newly remodeled Haas Entertainment showroom in Culver City on Jan. 14

CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Saturday, January 14, 2012, 12 Noon, Haas Entertainment will be unveiling its state-of-the-art 3D video projection system in time for the end of the football postseason playoffs. Haas Entertainment will also be showcasing the latest in home automation controls from Crestron for your iPad. The public and media are invited to see first-hand how projection system can enhance the viewing experience of the upcoming divisional playoffs.

Worldwide Telecommunications Industry Revenue to Reach $2.7 Trillion by 2017, says Insight Research Corp.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The global telecommunications industry continues to expand as spending by consumers and businesses for wireless services fuels industry revenue growth, says a new market analysis report from The Insight Research Corporation. According to the new industry market study, telecommunications services revenue on a worldwide basis will grow from $2.1 trillion in 2012 to $2.7 trillion in 2017 at a combined average growth rate of 5.3 percent.

As President Obama Proclaims January National Mentoring Month, Dallas-Area Women Have the Opportunity to Serve as Role Models through Girls Inc....

DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On December 28, 2011, President Obama issued a proclamation designating January 2012 as National Mentoring Month. He stated: 'Every day, mentors help young Americans face the challenges of growing into adulthood. By setting a positive example and sharing their time, knowledge, and experience, mentors play an essential role in preparing our Nation's youth for a bright future.' Themed 'Invest in the Future: Mentor a Child,' January 2012 marks the eleventh annual National Mentoring Month.

PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces ZNShine adopts PowerClip Warranty Solution

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces that Chinese solar manufacturer, ZNShine, has joined the growing number of international solar panel manufacturers adopting PowerGuard's unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.

ESI Edgebanding Services Inc. Releases Updated HanStone Color Selections for 2012

SAN DIMAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ESI Edgebanding Services Inc., Has announced the full update of HanStone Quartz Surfaces color selections for 2012 on the ESI web site. HanStone Fine Quartz Surfaces combines the natural elegance of quartz with advanced technology to create a new realm of possibilities, dramatic colors and vibrant patterns in a solid surface with Greater strength and resilience.

Aomei Launches New Partition Software – Partition Assistant 4.0: Free for Commercial Use and Windows Server OS

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aomei Technology, an innovative hard disk partition management solution provider, today announces the release of new Partition Assistant 4.0, an ALL-IN-ONE partition manager software and reliable hard disk management toolkit with user-friendly interface and enhanced data protection.

‘Pin-Ups for Ron Paul’ Calendars at ‘SaddleUp’ Straw Poll in Houston

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Limited edition, signed 'Pin-Ups for Ron Paul' 2012 calendars will be available for collectors and Ron Paul supporters in Houston, Texas at the Minute Maid Park, 501 Crawford Street from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., from January 12 - 14, 2012.

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