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California NEWS INDEX
California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories

Los Angeles Artist XVALA Challenges the Art World with Altered Britney Spears Tabloid Image

artist XVALALOS ANGELES, Calif. and NORMAN, Okla. -- Last year, images of Britney Spears' shaved head were splayed all over the media. And, in celebration of Spears, Mainsite Contemporary Art in Norman is exhibiting an appropriated image for public viewing through March 28. Los Angeles artist, known as XVALA, set out to define Spears' spiritual, emotional and economical value.

Luscious Lips Improve Valentine Celebrations – Detroit Cosmetic Surgeon Offers Lip Tips You’ll Love

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. -- With Valentine's Day just around the corner, Dr. Mark Berkowitz, Medical Director of Accents Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa, is just in time to prepare pouty lips and transform thin lips for a special Valentine's Day. Berkowitz has just released a free, fact-filled report, entitled: "Lip Tips You'll Love" - an in-depth review of today's lip enhancing options sure to dispel common myths and leave Detroiter's smiling seductively.

A New Romance Travel Guide for Sedona, Arizona

SEDONA, Ariz. -- Phyllis Johnson Innovative Strategies, LLC announces Sedona Romance Travel, an online travel newsletter that captures the spirit of Sedona. A personal journey that guides the reader and describes why Sedona is a special place for romancing the spirit and nourishing the soul. A place where lives and relationships can change forever.

RenderX Releases New Products – DataStyler 1.3.0 Beta and XML Report Generator 1.3.0 Beta

RenderX IncPALO ALTO, Calif. -- RenderX, a market leader in "XML to PDF" and "XML to PostScript" technology, officially released the Beta versions of two new software products - DataStyler and XML Report Generator (XMLRG). DataStyler is an application for quick creation of templates for variable data embedding.

eMarketing ‘Personal Trainers’ Strengthen Digital Delts, Partner with Saatchi & Saatchi Healthcare Communications Group Teams in Tech Circuit Training

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Brand teams at a leading New York healthcare communications group are taking their digital skills to the next level at a day-long Tech Fit fair on Tuesday, February 12, 2008, at Saatchi & Saatchi Healthcare Communications Group (SSHCG) headquarters in lower Manhattan.

Top 10 Super Bowl Ad with Justin Timberlake features Intro from JSM Music, Inc.

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- JSM Music (www.jsmmusic.com), the largest commercial music production company in America, scored a major touch down at the Super Bowl having provided music for one of the top ad-spots during the game. JSM's music was featured on Pepsi's "Magnetic Attraction" advertisement which showcased the musical and acting talents of superstar performer Justin Timberlake.

Software Developed by Tutis Technologies Harnesses Secugen Fingerprint Technology for User Identification

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- SecuGen Corporation, a world leading fingerprint technology company, announced today that its well-known Hamster(TM) line of fingerprint readers is now available with Tutis Biometric Logon, an Active Directory compatible network authentication application.

Willie Nelson Challenges Official Government Account of 9/11 Attacks on Alex Jones Show

AUSTIN, Texas -- Willie Nelson appeared Monday, February 4, 2008, on the nationally-syndicated Alex Jones Show in a ground breaking interview where the country music legend said the twin towers were imploded on 9/11. "I saw those towers fall and I've seen an implosion in Las Vegas - there's too much similarities between the two, and I saw a building fall that didn't get hit by nothing."

Cengea acquires Inform Network for Systems Management Limited

VANCOUVER, Canada -- Cengea Solutions Inc. announces today that it has acquired the assets of Inform Network for Systems Management Limited. Cengea and Inform have been the two dominant suppliers of spatially enabled information systems to the forest products industry in Canada and have had growing success in providing systems to the forest products industry in the United States.

New Copper Bonding Products for Telecommunications Will Grow Carrier Ethernet and Wireless Backhaul Markets

BOONTON, N.J. -- A new class of hardware product that bonds together multiple slower-speed copper circuits into a high-speed link promises to extend the worldwide market penetration of carrier Ethernet services as well as lower backhaul costs for wireless and DSL services, says a market analysis study from Insight Research.

Meteorologist and Mom Susanne Horgan Returns to NewsChannel 5 Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Meteorologist Susanne Horgan returns to NewsChannel 5's Good Morning Cleveland on Wednesday, February 6th. Following the birth of her first child Thomas in December, Susanne spent her maternity leave learning the ropes of motherhood away from the Power of 5 weather center.

SecuGen(R) Fingerprint Technology Now Supported on the WCC Multi-Modal Fusion Platform

SecuGenSANTA CLARA, Calif. -- SecuGen Corporation, a world leading fingerprint technology company, today announced its collaboration with WCC Smart Search & Match, a leading provider of high-performance search and match software. WCC Smart Search & Match has developed ELISE ID, the Platform for Multi-Modal Fusion.

‘Bringing Home the Baking’ Book Provides Inside Scoop on How to Start a Licensed Home-Based Baking Business

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Author Quincella C. Geiger, announces the release of her new book, "Bringing Home the Baking," (ISBN: 978-0-615-14518-1) that reveals the secrets to setting up a successful home-based baking business. Starting a business can be expensive, but starting a home-based baking business is smart and cost-effective.

Foreign Nationals from U.S. Embassies Around the World Observe Election Day in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Twenty-five foreign nationals who staff the U.S. Embassies abroad will be in Los Angeles from February 3-6 to examine the U.S. political process during the California presidential primaries. On election day the participants will observe the election process first-hand by visiting polling locations and campaigning events throughout Greater Los Angeles.

2008 Mavericks Surf Event Uses SecurWireless Water Cam

LANDOVER, Md. -- SecurWireless, Inc., provider of wireless video surveillance solutions for government, state and local, and commercial applications, partnered with live web casting company, iTV360, to provide live video coverage of the 2008 Mavericks Surf Contest, that began January 12th, in Half Moon Bay, California. Strapped to the back of a jet ski, SecurWireless' waterproof Water Cam provided live video coverage from the water of the famed surfing event.

Northeast Motorcycle Expo with Billy Lane and the Garage Girls Hits Boston

BOSTON, Mass. -- Motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages won't want to miss this year's Northeast Motorcycle Expo in Boston, MA. This year, Kev-Marv Productions, LLC , Perewitz Inc, and Bikers for the Cure are joining forces to raise money for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation. Starting in Hartford and continuing at our Boston show, two of the industries rising stars, Jody Perewitz and Sara Liberte, will be constructing a bobber style custom creation.

North Carolina’s Haywood County Tomatoes Travel the Internet

WAYNESVILLE, N.C. -- Haywood County tomatoes are now traveling worldwide, thanks to a short web-based video recently produced by the Buy Haywood Market Development Project. More and more, people are receiving messages that communicate "thousands of miles fresher," "buy local," and "support sustainable agriculture."

Freedom and Focus Play Equal Roles in Artist Robert Cipriani’s Abstract Paintings

DUXBURY, Mass. -- One informs the other; the other informs the one. "As an abstract painter, I am very influenced by my life's work as a graphic designer. Alternatively, my approach to painting impacts my design work in a way that makes it richer and more interesting," explains artist Robert Cipriani, whose abstract painting, Red 2, received an honorable mention award at the Cambridge Art Association's "Red" show in November 2007.

S.F. Based Global Quarters Launches World’s First Fractional Ownership Brokerage

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Global Quarters, Inc. has announced its formation as the world's first fractional ownership brokerage, addressing changing trends in the international real estate marketplace. Three things are changing where and how Americans buy real estate: retiring baby boomers, inherited wealth and technology.

The Only Security Product That Secures Spa Covers, Saving Children’s Lives and Protecting Property

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Lockdown Co., announces Patented Steelcore Spa Straps, made with an innovative cut-resistant material SEW (Steel Encased Webbing). The only spa cover security device strong and secure enough to stop all unauthorized access by anyone of any age. Besides saving lives, and ensuring privacy, they are the only spa straps that secure spa covers in high winds.

Ohio TV: Save Money This February On Good Morning Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Watch NewsChannel 5's Good Morning Cleveland during the month of February and save money. Consumer Specialist Angie Lau reveals 29 ways to save during the 29 days of the month. From lowering your utilities to saving on meals, viewers throughout northeast Ohio will learn unique and practical ways to put money back in their pockets.

Ballantine Corporation Releases 2008 Direct Mail Format Report

WAYNE, N.J. -- The Ballantine Corporation, a full-service direct mail production company, announces the release of their 2008 Direct Mail Format Report. With the recent postage increase, deciding on effective direct mail formats is financially important to a company's well being. That's why the Ballantine Corporation surveyed their marketing contacts and clients and asked them what direct mail formats they plan to test in 2008 and why.

Protecting Productivity at the Worksite in Challenging Times: Retaining Seasoned Employees through Long Term Healthcare Education

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- In uncertain times, older, experienced employees are the ones companies want to keep. But these seasoned people may leave of their own accord. Or they may start taking time off. Why? "A large percentage have aging parents who break a hip or develop dementia, suddenly needing constant attention," says Mario Sestito, Director of Business Development for LTC Financial Partners, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agency.

Kitchen Design Firm Arclinea Boston Named #1 by Local Citysearch.com Users

BOSTON, Mass. -- Arclinea Boston, the area's premier contemporary custom kitchen design firm, has been voted best in the "Home Decor" category by visitors to Citysearch.com's Boston website for the second year in a row. "Arclinea's contemporary kitchen designs have been recognized worldwide as the standard for meticulous craftsmanship and technological innovation, and since opening in Boston, we've been honored to receive many prestigious design awards."

Gold and Diamond Pendants by James Allen Add to Rich Valentine’s Day Tradition

FREDERICK, Md. -- With less than two weeks to Valentine's Day, Internet jewelry sales leader Jamesallen.com announced today that it has added 150 new gold and diamond pendants and lockets to its online jewelry offerings. These stunning gifts - with many gold and diamond variations available - offer both value and higher-end shoppers many options as Valentine's Day approaches.

SYSTEN Releases Innovative Internet File System That Stands Apart

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- SYSTEN, LLC, a Web and software-solutions company, announces the release of a newly re-architected Internet file system - TrueShare; it makes remote file access, file storage, and file sharing, easier and more effective than ever. Originally launched in 2006, SYSTEN has completely re-architected the web-based software.

PTseats.com Announces $90K No-Limit Hold ’em Poker Tournament at Trump Taj Mahal

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- As the first and only online poker tournament seat reservation system, PTseats.com proudly presents the inaugural $90K event to be held at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City on February 16, 2008. PTseats.com offers avid poker players the opportunity to securely reserve their seats in advance using any major credit card. The convenience of PTseats.com allows players to claim their reserved seat and arrive to the tournament with ease, without the hassle of waiting in line.

Expand-A-Lung Breathing Resistance Exerciser: It’s Good News for The Lungs!

MIAMI, Fla. -- The Expand-A-Lung Breathing Resistance Exerciser has successfully accomplished the crossover from the sports respiratory fitness training market into the respiratory therapy market for COPD patients. Jorge Brouwer, President of Expand-A-Lung, Inc., and inventor of the most compact (4") breathing exerciser, originally marketed this product for athletes.

Radio Host Imus’ Disparaging Remarks Overshadow Last Words Ford Left the World

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Don Imus' disrespectful and disparaging remarks about President Gerald R. Ford a month after his death carried a weight of historic proportions, according to FlatSigned Press, Inc.'s Chairman of the Board Tim Miller. "Because of Don Imus' actions, much of the public never heard about the new information President Ford left the world regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy," says Miller.

Eye-Catching Jewelry Line Combats Curse of ‘The Evil Eye’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Today, popular online jewelry merchant MyBargainJewels announced the launch of a new line of charm bracelets dubbed "The Guardian Eye." Each bracelet is handmade of Murano glass beads and fits any wrist size. At first glance, these trendy bracelets are simple enough, yet shrouded in thousands of years of superstition.

How Brendon Burchard Got Free Tickets to Expensive Self-Help Events by Celebrity Speakers, and Why He’s Giving Them Away

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Each year the self-help and success industry generates over 3 billion dollars in sales and the top names in the industry-Tony Robbins, Jack Canfield, James Ray, Harv Eker, Debbie Ford, etc.-charge thousands of dollars for their premium seminars. So how did Brendon Burchard, a twenty-nine year-old unknown author, get complimentary tickets to all of their events?

Kentucky Derby Horse a ‘Champion’ for Right To Die – Barbaro’s Central Park Unveiling by Controversial Artist

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Barbaro, the euthanized champion racehorse, is an emblem for the Right To Die and Death With Dignity movements in a monument to be unveiled in Central Park this April, before the 134th Kentucky Derby. "The Barbaro Memorial for the Right to Die" by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards is a tribute to the late Triple Crown contender and is dedicated to the institution of euthanasia, announced Manhattan's Leo Kesting Gallery.

New York’s Travelong Receives Award from Delta Airlines

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. -- Delta Airlines presented its yearly sales award to Travelong.com in recognition for its Outstanding Performance in 2007. A spokesperson from Delta noted that the award is rarely granted and Travelong is one of only seven companies this year to receive this notable achievement.

Frank J. Mercardante Resigns from 1st Pacific Bancorp Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- 1st Pacific Bancorp (NASDAQ: FPBN) announced today that Frank J. Mercardante, a member of the board of directors of 1st Pacific Bancorp since July 2007, resigned from the Company's board. Prior to his appointment as a director of 1st Pacific Bancorp, Mr. Mercardante was Chairman and CEO of Placer Sierra Bank and previously was President and Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Community Bancorp since 1998.

SolarReserve Hires Solarthermal Power Technology Expert William Gould, Jr.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal power company that has licensed an innovative energy storage technology for on-demand utility-scale solar power, today announced the appointment of William R. Gould, Jr. to serve as Chief Technical Officer.

Amatokin(R) ‘Stem Cell’ Creams Revolutionizing Anti-Aging Skin Care Market

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- If you haven't heard that "Stem-Cell" technology is revolutionizing skin care, you're probably one of those people who still thinks her supermarket moisturizer is just as good as the "expensive stuff." According to the skincare experts at Voss Laboratories(TM), makers of Amatokin(R) Emulsion For The Face, "Stem Cells" are the future of skin rejuvenation.

CA BOOM V: The West Coast Design Show Coming to Santa Monica

CA BOOM VSANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Highly anticipated annual design show in Southern California hosts largest event to date in March 2008. CA BOOM V features new modern kitchen and bath section, industry-leader prefab exhibition, design + architecture home tours and unprecedented panel discussions.

BETA Records to Sign 100 Indie Music Artists in 2008

BETA Records HollywoodHOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Rebelling against the current downturn for traditional record companies, Chris Honetschlaeger, President of BETA Records, has announced a new generation of record deal which partners the company with the artist in a non-exclusive three song contract and plans to sign 100 artists in 2008.

‘The Baby Schedule Ruler’ is a New Book by Author and Baby Whisper Dee Rule

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- In her new book, Dee Rule gives advice on baby scheduling, parenting, and breastfeeding. She wrote "The Baby Schedule Ruler" (ISBN: 9780980126105), in the nursery, in the dark on her Palm Pilot. She is now announcing the availability of her new book.

Dallas-based Biometric Signature ID to Team with Zolon Tech for U.S. Dept of State HITSS Program

DALLAS, Texas -- Biometric Signature ID ("BSI") CEO Jeff Maynard announces it has signed a teaming agreement to become a member of a team led by Zolon Tech, Inc. of Sterling, Virginia that was recently awarded a prime contract for the U.S. Department of State's Hybrid Information Technology Support Services (HITSS) program.

Barbaro to be Remembered with Statue in New York’s Central Park

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- A statue of Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro will be unveiled at the Central Park South location where a carriage horse was tragically killed last year. The unveiling will correspond with the introduction of a proposal titled Barbaro's Law, urging the mandatory disclosure of race-related horse injuries and fatalities. "The Barbaro Memorial" by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards, courtesy of Manhattan's Leo Kesting Gallery, will be unveiled April 30th.

Perfect Climate Control Puts Money in the Pockets of New Yorkers and Heat in the Home

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- With oil prices spiraling out of control, people are seeking ways to save money while still staying warm this winter. Perfect Climate Control, a smart energy green company, has the answer. On January 2, 2008, oil broke the $100 mark. As of December 31, 2007, home heating oil cost $3.54 per gallon in New York City.

Forgot Your Password? The Internet Password Organizer Can Help

CARY, N.C. -- If getting organized this year is a top New Year's resolution, Innovention Lab, Inc. can help. The company crafts innovative solutions to today's modern problems. Their newest creation - the Internet Password Organizer(TM) (ISBN-13: 978-0615164700) - provides Internet users with a practical solution to password management.

Long Term Care Insurance Leader Offers Advice on Preventing Dementia with Free Guidebook

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- "A failing mind, not body, is the biggest reason people need long term care today," says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agency. "That shouldn't be, so we're going to give our clients information to help stay mentally fit." To that end, the company is offering a free guidebook and web links to helpful resources.

Interim HealthCare Hospice of S.C. Announces Their Medicare Certification

ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Interim HealthCare Hospice of Rock Hill, South Carolina, provider of home health hospice care services is pleased to announce that they have recently received their Hospice Medicare certification. Interim HealthCare of Rock Hill is a locally-owned franchise which is part of a national home care and staffing company with nearly 300 offices throughout the United States.

LOGICARE Selects M2SYS Biometric Fingerprint Software to Ensure Patient Privacy

ATLANTA, Ga. -- M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric fingerprint technology firm, announced today that LOGICARE Corporation has enhanced its OnRecord(TM) healthcare solution for emergency departments and patient educators by integrating M2SYS' Bio-Plugin(TM) fingerprint software. The biometric module is now available to LOGICARE's growing customer base for OnRecord(TM) solutions throughout the United States.

Denver Homeowners Say ‘I’ll Do It Myself’ When it Comes to Remodeling

DENVER, Colo. -- Denver area homeowners break with the pack when it comes to remodeling, according to the Remodeling Sentiment Report, a semi-annual survey of 5,000 U.S. homeowners sponsored by Frontrangeremodeling.com. The most recent survey reveals that remodeling plans are of a similar scope and cost as in previous years, but now homeowners are taking additional steps to reduce costs.

LogicEase Receives Notice of Allowance in the U.S. for Automated Loan Compliance Patent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- LogicEase Solutions Inc., provider of the mortgage industry's leading suite of risk management solutions - ComplianceEase(R), announced today it has received a Notice of Allowance for a patent on its automated compliance system from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The allowed patent, "System and Method For Automated Compliance With Loan Legislation" primarily encompasses the ComplianceAnalyzer(R) automated compliance system.

North Carolina Mortgage Company Aids Home Buyers Through Affordable Federally Guaranteed Mortgage

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Not a day goes by without the media reporting on the national mortgage meltdown and tightening guidelines for home loans. But one local mortgage company committed to affordable home ownership for North Carolinians found a way to help rural areas residents become homeowners. Veritas Mortgage Funding, a Raleigh based mortgage firm now offers a great alternative to traditional, more costly mortgages.

New York Cruise Site Unravels Cruise Travel Questions and Headaches

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- A new web site, Cruising From New York, providing all the information travelers need to plan a cruise from the three New York area ports, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Cape Liberty (Bayonne), N.J. was launched today by Anne Campbell, a veteran cruise industry journalist.

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