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California NEWS INDEX
California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories

Internationally Acclaimed Spanish Master Painter Ramon Vilanova Coming to New Jersey

SUMMIT, N.J. -- Internationally acclaimed Spanish Master Painter Ramon Vilanova is coming to Summit, New Jersey. He will be in Summit on Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9 to unveil a new collection of Plein-Air paintings. The masterworks collection is featured in the new book of his paintings entitled "Miradas"; the third monograph published featuring the works of this phenomenal artist. Cosmopolitan Fine Art will host a reception and book signing for the artist.

Titan Wood Announces Opening of Americas’ Headquarters in Texas

DALLAS, Texas -- Titan Wood has announced the official opening of its Americas' headquarters office in Dallas, Texas. The company's CEO and several other top executives will be based in Dallas. "In light of demand throughout the Americas, we are pleased to be increasing our presence in the U.S.," Willy Patterson-Brown, Chairman, Titan Wood, said.

Deficit Reduction Act Makes LTC Planning a Must for Small Business Owners

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- In February 2007, "President Bush signed into law a significant piece of legislation, the Deficit Reduction Act," says Todd Grove, Maine-based Partner of LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agency. "This one act is causing the majority of small business owners to seriously evaluate the financial risks posed by an extended illness -- to themselves, their families, their assets and their companies."

John P. Casciano Joins OMNIPLEX as President of its Subsidiary, OMNISEC International Investigations

CHANTILLY, Va. -- OMNISEC International Investigations, Inc., the trusted leader in personal security investigations services, today announced that Major General (USAF Retired) John Casciano has joined the company as President of its wholly owned subsidiary, OMNISEC International Investigations, Inc. General Casciano will be a member of the OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation Executive Team and lead the day-to-day operations of OMNISEC.

Insight Research says Corporate Phone Bill Will Hit $133 Billion in 2008

BOONTON, N.J. -- Spending by businesses on wired and cellular calling will hit $133 billion by the close of 2008, says a new market research report from Insight Research. The study predicts that cellular calling will account for nearly 39 percent of the corporate phone bill for telecommunication services in 2008, and is the fastest growing expense area.

Martha Rose Construction, Inc. Joins U.S. DOE Secretary Bodman to Launch Builders’ Challenge in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Martha Rose Construction, Inc, joined today with U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman to announce a new national energy-saving initiative - the U.S. Department of Energy's Builders Challenge. Martha Rose was at the Builders Challenge kick-off event held at the International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida.

Telovations Extends Hosted Voice Services to Tech Data Resellers Throughout the U.S.

TAMPA, Fla. -- Telovations Inc. and Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq GS: TECD) today announced a strategic partnership designed to extend Telovations' Managed Voice Services to select Tech Data resellers in 16 U.S. markets. Tech Data will offer its resellers the ability to promote Telovations' Managed Voice Services to their customer base.

Version 2.1 of the Chemistry Labacus(R) Provides Instant Write-Ups

WILMINGTON, Del. -- Abacalab, Inc. releases Version 2.1 of the Chemistry Labacus(R) mobile laboratory assistant for chemists. Labacus(R) fills a key gap in laboratory information management between the notebook or desktop computer and the physical laboratory environment where chemistry actually happens.

Wacky-Wacky Parking Fees at Waikiki Hotels Are a Gotcha for Hawaii Vacations

HONOLULU, Hawaii -- You might get a great deal on a rental car on the island of Oahu. But if you stay in Waikiki, as almost all visitors to Oahu do, you may pay as much as $25 (plus tax) to park your car for the night, according to a survey of Waikiki hotels conducted by Travel Hawaii LLC in Honolulu, a leading Hawaii Internet booking service.

Florida P.I. John Krause Coaches on How to Start Up an Investigative Agency

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Is your inner P.I. waiting to be released? Do you question your neighbors, rent Magnum P.I. reruns and have an obsession with dark corners and disguises? If so, John Krause's recently re-released, "The Private Investigator's Guide" (ISBN: 978-0-615-13411-6), may be just what the doctor ordered.

CorEdge Networks Introduces Cavium Networks’ OCTEON Option for its CEN-RL20 20Gbps AMC

BARCELONA, Spain -- At the Mobile World Congress show, CorEdge Networks Inc., the industry's leading developer of essential building blocks for MicroTCA solutions, introduces a Cavium Networks' OCTEON(TM) Multicore MIPS64 processor powered daughter card option for its CEN-RL20(TM) 20Gbps AdvancedMC (AMC) line card.

NASCAR Driver-Network Broadcaster Wally Dallenbach Jr. Joins KDHD.TV as Automotive Expert

VISTA, Calif. -- NASCAR racing legend Wally Dallenbach Jr, motor sports broadcaster for NBC, ABC, TNT and USA Network, joins KDHD-TV, LLC's team of broadcasters providing live content to national and local news programs around the country. Dallenbach rounds out the roster of broadcast savvy experts covering the dynamic tech, gaming, travel and toy industries for the satellite tour/broadcast news content provider.

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.

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