California NEWS INDEX

California NEWS INDEX

California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories

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California NEWS INDEX
California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories

Media Invited: Jackie Chan Movie Premiere June 26 at ArcLight Cinemas in L.A.

Movie Premiere The MythHOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Media Invited to Red Carpet screening and afterparty for the North American release of Jackie Chan's The Myth, on June 26th in L.A. The long awaited 96-minute English language version action-comedy feature film from Director Stanley Tong stars Jackie Chan and renowned Asian actors Kim Hee Seon, Tony Leung Ka Fai and Mallika Sherawat.

Home Improvement Site All Around the Home’s Magical New Partnership

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Customer based home improvement site All Around the Home (AATH) has officially become a staple for Southern California internet bound homeowners. Magic Builders is one of many Los Angeles County contractors who have signed with AATH since the beginning of 2007. Homeowners in the LA County area are sure to be able to find quality contractors for all of their home improvement needs.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Barking Cow Distribution and STV Networks Release the North American PREMIERE of the Newest Jackie Chan Action-comedy-adventure Film

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- WHAT: Red carpet screening and after party for the newly completed North American release of Jackie Chan's The Myth. The long awaited 96-minute English language action-comedy feature film from Director Stanley Tong stars Jackie Chan and renowned Asian actors Kim Hee Seon, Tony Leung Ka Fai and Mallika Sherawat. Filmed on location in China, India, Hong Kong, this is the first Jackie Chan U.S.-release in over three years.

Osmetech Licenses Self-Assembling Monolayer (SAM) Technology to Minerva Biotechnologies Corporation

PASADENA, Calif. -- Osmetech plc (LSE, AIM; OMH) today announced that it has granted a non-exclusive research license to Waltham, Massachusetts, US-based Minerva Biotechnologies Corporation ("Minerva") for use of Osmetech's self-assembling monolayer (SAM) technology in conjunction with Minerva's proprietary nanoparticle technology. Osmetech, a fast developing, international molecular diagnostics business with operations in Boston and Pasadena.

Penna Piererra Teams with Hitchhiker Media, Penthouse Swimwear and SwappWatch at Erotica LA Booth 1424

Hitchhiker Media LLCLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Hitchhiker Media LLC and Princess Penna, Inc. announced that adult film superstar Penna Piererra will team up with lifestyles company SwappWatch and Penthouse Swimwear where she will be signing autographs at booths 1444 and 1445 (formerly 1424) during the Erotica LA show at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 22nd - June 24th.

Art Inspires 7 Year Old to Create Line of Clothing and Benefit Charity

Haley Schmidt's HaleyBopTeesTRABUCO CANYON, Calif. -- Possibly the youngest fashion designer in the country, 7 year old Haley Schmidt has designed and created her own line of T-shirts titled, HaleyBopTees. This inspiring young artist has a flare for fashion and a passion for art, so much so that not only are her T-shirts are sold online at www.haleyboptees.com, they are also sold at Out Of The Bleu children's clothing boutique in Foothill Ranch, California.

Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Joins Management Team at Cypress Systems, Inc.

Mark WhitacreFRESNO, Calif. -- Cypress Systems, Inc, a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, announced that it has hired Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Dr. Whitacre joined the executive management team effective January 1, 2007 as COO & President, Technology and Business Development, following the opening of a new office in Pensacola, Florida in December, 2006.

TrashE-Fashions: 13 Year Old Girl Takes Trash and Creates Fashionable Handbag

TrashE-FashionsMISSION VIEJO, Calif. -- Children and adults all over the country are fighting over the right to purchase what otherwise would be called trash. While some might imagine a backyard brawl over yesterday's meatloaf, the real attraction around all the fuss is for TrashE-Fashions one of a kind handbags. TrashE-Fashions is a new product line featured on TheFRAP.com.

State Programs Pay Education Loans for Certain Qualified Professions

California Student Aid CommissionRANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. -- The California Student Aid Commission offers a platter of state-sponsored loan assumption programs to pay education loans for those seeking professional training and employment in specific areas of need in California. By providing education loan relief, the state through the California Student Aid Commission encourages individuals to seek careers as teachers, nursing faculty, and nurses in state facilities.

From Homelessness to Harvard to Hollywood to Happiness: Dawn Clare Launches Company SPISE BLISS

life coach Dawn Clare,LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Are you happy is a simple question but being blissful seems to elude nearly everyone. Even Oprah on a recent show admitted that she was not 100% happy. Dawn T. Clare seeks to fill this gap through counseling and corporate consulting. Dawn overcame many challenges on her path to bliss.

Latino Media Embraces New Novel America Libre, an Apocalyptic Vision of the Immigration Controversy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- "When I first read about America Libre, I knew this was an important book," said Veronica Jacuinde, producer/reporter of On The Up at SiTV. "As the debate over immigration becomes more inflammatory, people need to hear the message of this book. It's a warning sign of the consequences of overreaction and prejudice." America Libre (ISBN: 0-595-42606-9), is a novel by Raul Ramos y Sanchez.

Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Faces Seven Years in Jail

Craig Rubin in GQHOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- On August 16th 2005 Reverend Rubin announced that he'd be seeking the Republican Nomination for the office of President of the United States of America, with the publishing of his book "9021GROW" (ISBN: 0974711004). The opening line of the book prophetically stated that by the time you hear of the Rev. Craig Rubin, he'd either be in the White House or in jail. At the moment it is not hard to guess which scenario is most likely to happen: going to jail.

HaleyBopTees Fashionable T-Shirt Line Designed by 7 Year Old Girl Breaks into Retail

HaleyBopTeesTRABUCO CANYON, Calif. -- While most 7 year old girls are just learning to put on their own t-shirts, one special girl is busy creating them. Haley Schmidt at just 7 years old might be the youngest t-shirt designer in the country with her new line of fashionable children's t-shirts titled HaleyBopTees.

Osmetech Licenses Roche Hot Start® Polymerase Technology

PASADENA, Calif. -- Osmetech plc (AIM; LSE: OMH) today announced that it has been granted a non-exclusive worldwide diagnostics license from Swiss-based F. Hoffman LaRoche Ltd and its US affiliate Roche Molecular Systems Inc. (collectively "Roche") to use Hot Start(R) polymerase technology in Osmetech nucleic acid diagnostic assays.

California Ferret Organization Calls for Re-Evaluation of Ban on Domestic Ferrets

LegalizeFerrets.orgSAN DIEGO, Calif. -- In an open letter to Secretary of Agriculture A.G. Kawamura, dated June 2nd, 2007, the non-profit organization, LegalizeFerrets.org, part of the San Diego chapter of Ferrets Anonymous, requested a formal re-evaluation of the statewide ban on domestic ferrets (Musteo putorius furo).

Epeius Biotechnologies Draws the Sword of Targeted Gene Delivery (Rexin-G) from the Stone of Chemistry and Physics

Epeius BiotechnologiesSAN MARINO, Calif. -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced the publication of a historic landmark in medical oncology and a definitive benchmark in the emerging field of cancer gene therapy. The first clinical report of its kind, Le Morte du Tumour - was published in the June issue of the International Journal of Oncology.

AMCC Selects TeamF1’s Managed Access Point Solution for AMCC’s PowerPC 405EX Processor

FREMONT, Calif. -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software, announced that it has been selected to integrate its Managed Access Point Solution software (MAPS) on to the new PowerPC 405EX processor from Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (NASDAQ: AMCC).

Epeius Biotechnologies Gains FDA Approval for Two New Clinical Trials Using Rexin-G(TM) for Breast Cancer and Sarcoma

SAN MARINO, Calif. -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today the expansion of ongoing clinical trials using Rexin-G(TM) in the United States to include breast cancer and all types of sarcomas that have failed standard chemotherapy. Following on the heels of their landmark clinical trials in the United States and abroad, the US FDA granted Orphan Drug Status for Rexin-G.

CURLS Voted as One of the Top 5 Multi-Cultural Hair Care Companies

multi-cultural womenSACRAMENTO, Calif. -- CURLS, LLC, the hair care experts for naturally curly hair for multi-cultural women and children, is excited to announce that it has been named as one of the Top 5 Finalists for "Favorite Multi-Cultural Company" in the Behindthechair.com's 7th Annual Stylist Choice Awards!

Rock Festival to be Held in Anaheim: Heart Transplant Fund to be Established for Iron Butterfly Bassist Lee Dorman

Iron Butterfly AnaheimANAHEIM, Calif. -- A benefit concert in the name of original Iron Butterfly bass player Lee Dorman will be held Sunday June 24th at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim, next to the Honda Center. Iron Butterfly shook the music world in 1968 with the release of the monumental LP, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, featuring the 17 minute side-long track that outsold every record in the history of recorded music.

What Your Habits Say About You and You Don’t Even Know It!

Tamir QadreeOAKLAND, Calif. -- Esteem Now Inc is announcing that Tamir Qadree will be appearing on The Ronnie Duncan Morning Show, News Talk 1300 WERE AM. According to Qadree, a best selling author, speaker and Life Coach, "You can tell a lot about a person by the little things they do," and he says he will break it all down in his own "charismatic and inimitable style."

TeamF1 Introduces Managed Access Point Solution for Production-Ready Wi-Fi(R) Devices

FREMONT, Calif. -- TeamF1, Inc. (www.TeamF1.com), the leader in embedded networking and security software, today announced its Managed Access Point Solution (MAPS), a new comprehensive turnkey software package that combines the latest 802.11 wireless standards with field-proven networking and security components.

Hollywood and International Entertainment Community Can Now Network with Productionpoint.com

Productionpoint.comLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- As the old Hollywood adage goes, it's not what you know, it's who you know. This could be the reason Productionpoint.com has become one of the fastest growing online networks for the advertising and entertainment industries.

The Food Network’s ‘Unwrapped’ to feature Java Juice® Liquid Coffee Extract

Java JuiceVENICE, Calif. -- Just in time for camping season, the Food Network's series Unwrapped features Java Juice(R), a "machine-less" liquid coffee essence. On the upcoming Unwrapped segment titled "On the Go," foodies will discover why the liquid concentrate was an immediate hit with the outdoor industry.

Intelligent Automation Corporation Wins U.S. Navy Contract to Develop Advanced Engine Diagnostics for Joint Strike Fighter

POWAY, Calif. -- Intelligent Automation Corporation (IAC), leaders in combat-proven aviation diagnostics and conditions-based maintenance technologies, has been selected by the U.S. Navy to design and develop a next-generation engine diagnostic and prognostic system for the F-35 Lightning II's Pratt & Whitney F135 engine. The F-35 Lightning is the Navy's newest, affordable, next-generation strike aircraft weapons system.

Liberty Alliance, Inc. Nationally Certified as Safe Harbor Compliant

YORBA LINDA, Calif. -- Liberty Alliance, Inc., a leading provider of pre employment and background screening services announced today it is among a select group of organizations who have achieved the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Certification.

mTraks Music Community Launching Public Beta Website with a Tasty Catalog of Over 6,000 Independent Record Labels

mTraks beta launchSAN DIEGO, Calif. -- mTraks, Inc. announces the official launch of its public beta website, now open. mTraks(TM) is a killer social music community and digital music marketplace. mTraks has raised $550,000 from a consortium of private angel investors and is represented by Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati.

Friendster Founder’s New Website Socializr Threatened for Alleged Copyright Infringement

evite vs SocializrSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Socializr, Inc. is a three person San Francisco startup founded by Friendster creator Jonathan Abrams. Ticketmaster, owner of event invitation service Evite, has threatened to sue upstart competitor Socializr for alleged copyright infringement.

Epeius Biotechnologies to Present the Advent of Tumor Targeting Technology at C21 BioVentures Conference

Epeius BiotechnologiesSAN MARINO, Calif. -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Dr. Frederick L. Hall, President and CEO of Epeius Biotechnologies, has accepted an invitation to speak during the 9th annual C21 BioVentures Conference. On May 23 Dr. Hall will present the scientific principles, clinical validation, and global development status of the company's innovative tumor-targeting technology.

Automobile Safety Foundation Addresses Unsafe Mirror Crisis with the Introduction of ‘Maxi View Mirrors’

LA JOLLA, Calif. -- Nearly every minute of every day, there is an accident on the road as a direct result of a defective standard equipment side view mirrors, that harbor a blind spot that prohibits safe lane changes. 160,000 people per year, many of them young and inexperienced drivers, are injured as a direct result of blind spot related accidents.

Annual Best Hotel Lap Pool List Announced by AthleticMindedTraveler.com

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC, a Southern California-based active lifestyle media company that operates the largest healthy travel site on the web, released today its 2007 ranking of "The Top 10 Hotel Lap Pools in North America." The 10 best hotel lap pools received the company's recommendation after in-depth research on over 3,000 hotels and anonymous personal tours.

Silicon Publishing adds Solutions and Training Based on New Adobe InDesign CS3 Server

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Silicon Publishing is announcing important updates to its custom Adobe(R) InDesign(R) Server solutions which now incorporate the latest features of Adobe InDesign CS3 Server software. Silicon Publishing is also expanding its services to include development training for clients who wish to build their own solutions based on Adobe InDesign CS3 Server.

Intellikey Labs Launches DVD Quality Assurance Podcast Series

Intellikey Tests podcastGLENDALE, Calif. -- Intellikey Labs announced today the launch of their podcast series "Intellikey Tests" now available on the Intellikey corporate website. The podcasts are designed for content providers who want to learn how to apply quality assurance testing to their products to avoid errors that may upset customers and clients.

U.S. Army Shadow UAV Program Orders More SuperHUMS™ from Intelligent Automation Corporation

POWAY Calif. -- Intelligent Automation Corporation (IAC), a proven leader in aircraft Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS), has been awarded a production contract for ten IAC 1474 SuperHUMS(TM) for the U.S. Army's RQ-7B Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS). The award, in conjunction with the U.S. Army's Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center Prototype Integration Facility.

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.

U.S. Air Force Selects Intelligent Automation Corporation to Develop Advanced Engine Vibration Monitoring System for C-17 Globemaster III

IACPOWAY, Calif. -- Intelligent Automation Corporation (IAC), proven leaders in aircraft Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS), were selected by the U.S. Air Force to develop a next-generation Engine Vibration Monitoring System (EVMS) for the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III's F117-PW-100 engine.

Senior Systems Receives Electronics Supplier of the Year Award from Boeing

PALMDALE, Calif. -- Senior Systems Technology, Inc., a premier provider of high-end electronic manufacturing services, today announced that it has received the prestigious Boeing Supplier of the Year award in the Electronics / Hydraulics / Mechanical category. Senior Systems was one of 11 companies honored recently at Boeing's annual supplier award ceremony.

L.A.-Based BETA Records and Fliptrack Partner to Provide Music Video Creation Tools to Indie Artists

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Georg van Handel (CEO) and Chris Honetschlaeger (President) with BETA Records, LLC, announced this week that they will partner with Fliptrack to provide music video creation tools for their artists and listeners. Fliptrack's technology will enable BETA artists to easily create music videos of their songs to express themselves in a simple way and with a wide reach.

Los Angeles Times Celebrates Biggest Festival of Books in 12 Year History

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Times announced today that in its 12th straight year the Festival of Books drew between 130,000 and 140,000 people and featured the largest number of writers, panel discussions, exhibitors, and activities in its history. Held on the beautiful UCLA campus on Saturday, April 28th and Sunday, April 29th, the event drew higher than expected attendance and drove record book sales for sponsors.

Virtuous Woman Has New Fashion Accessory; Subtle Companion to Help Enhance a Woman’s Life – Redefines Virtue

virtue perfume for virtuous womenORANGE, Calif. -- "Our new perfume is the perfect fashion accessory for a woman of virtue," said Rick Larimore, CEO, of IBI, a niche fragrance company based in Orange, CA. "Our perfume's presence in the market helps bring into focus the real essence of what 'virtue' is really about."

BETA Records Partners with Javien to Provide a Complete eCommerce Solution for Music

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Georg van Handel (CEO) and Chris Honetschlaeger (President) with BETA Records, LLC, announced today that they will partner with Javien Digital Payment Solutions, Inc. to provide a complete solution for the sale of music, merchandise, and other content from their artists within BETA's upcoming social music community.

Passionate Pilates Instructor Debuts New Jewelry Line Using Pilates Poses

Core LinksSACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A certified Pilates Instructor with a passion for fitness and an artful eye for style, Linda Moeller is launching her 2007 Pilates accessories brand, Core Links by Completely Fit For Life. This jewelry line expresses Ms. Moeller's love for beauty and function in twelve distinct pieces and eleven unique pose charms.

Written Inc. Handwriting Analysis Prevented an Attack on College Campus

TEMECULA, Calif. -- Southern California based company, Written Inc., says it used handwriting analysis to prevent a similar situation to the Virginia Tech massacre from occurring 7 years ago at a major university in Europe.

Adult Movie Director Otto Bauer Purchases Movie Catalog from Mach 2

CHATSWORTH, Calif. -- Award-winning adult movie director, Otto Bauer, founder of Supercore Productions, is pleased to announce that he has obtained the full rights to his catalog of Supercore movies that were previously distributed by Mach 2 Entertainment.

Indie Artists Invited to Party and Network With Record Executives from Around the World at Key Club in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- If you are an unsigned music artist, BETA Records invites you to a special event May 1st at the Sunset Strip Key Club as part of MUSEXPO 2007, the annual gathering of the world's leading music executives, producers, managers, and new media content experts.

BETA Records Mexico Invites Independent Artists to Join Launch, ‘Viva la Musica in Espanol’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- L.A. based BETA Records to launch Mexico unit, announces additional international expansion which follows the success enjoyed by U.S. and German sites of the online record company headed by founders Chris Honetschlaeger and Georg van Handel. "Beginning the first of May, BETA Records is opening its online portal to singers, songwriters, instrumentalists and bands based in Mexico," states Honetschlaeger.

Despite New Construction Woes Altamont Homes Continues to Grow and Diversify

Altamont HomesMARTINEZ, Calif. -- There has been much recent press about the decline in new homes sales for the first part of 2007, but Altamont Homes, Inc., a licensed general contractor, has not been negatively affected; the company has recently expanded to seven western states - California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Arizona.

Tehachapi Hospital Foundation Seeks Funds to Save Rural Critical Access Facility

Tehachapi HospitalTEHACHAPI, Calif. -- The Tehachapi Hospital Foundation, an IRS 501(c)(3) organization, is actively seeking funds to build a new hospital in a region between Lancaster and Bakersfield, CA - Tehachapi. The present Tehachapi Hospital is unable to meet state-mandated earthquake safety requirements; the existing structure cannot be retrofitted.

Battle of the Bands at BB King’s Hollywood will Feature 80 Local and Regional Music Acts

Battle of the Bands competitionHOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- A&R Select, the music industry's benchmark in independent promotion and marketing, is currently hosting an online Battle of the Bands competition held at BB King's Bar and Grille, located at Universal CityWalk in Hollywood, Calif. Over 80 local and regional bands will perform for an industry panel of well-known record labels.

Reception Leader Excels at Pro Day – Prepares to Visit NFL Teams

Maurice PriceIRVINE, Calif. -- Despite not being invited to the NFL Combine, Maurice Price, the nations leading receiver in 2006, has impressed NFL scouts. His agent, Bert Briones of Hip Athletics, reports that a number of clubs have invited him to visit their facilities and hope to draft him. Next week, Price will visit the Kansas City Chiefs and also attend an additional individual workout.

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