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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Born out of a raging pandemic, Buzz McCord's new techno-thriller wrestles with artificial intelligence, surveillance and sex crime. "A Final Reminder" (ISBN: 978-1736148815) moves energetically between upbeat and malevolent. Its author wrote it to simultaneously entertain and enrage.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LA's newest talk radio station, KBLA Talk 1580, is scheduling open on-air auditions for its 9 p.m. - 12 a.m. weekday host lineup. The station will discover and introduce to the Southern California talk radio market new voices yearning to be heard at this critical time.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Author/Educator and Chiropractor based in Santa Monica, Dr. Todd Gewant, today announced the release of his 2nd book in the "What I Wish I Was Told" children's book series, "What I Wish I Was Told: Part 2: A Poetic Guide To Unite Us All" (ISBN: 979-8696235394).
Controversial Music Video on Racism in US Causes Stir: Amelia Ray and ‘Hamilton’ Drummer Jake Wood Discuss the Making of ‘Hambone...
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT, Amelia Ray, Jake Wood and Bay Area cinematographer Peggy Peralta will host a Zoom discussion on the making of "Hambone Says," the video that uses contemporary past aesthetic to explore racism, rage and role reversal in the United States.
PICO RIVERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Did you think that Halloween festivities were out of the question this year due to the pandemic? Families can gather for Happy Halloween L.A., the largest, most immersive, drive-through event in Southern California. Along with the generous sponsorship of Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers and Vans Shoes, among others, it is the first joint venture of Life Changing Charities, a 502(c)(3) non-profit organization, and PartyWorks Interactive.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senior Living Foresight announced today that the Founder and Publisher Steve Moran, an industry pundit, shares his leadership philosophies in his newly published book, "Lead Don't Manage" (ISBN: 978-1734686401). His company is a content creation platform assisting providers to operate excellent senior housing communities.
Rap Writer-Producer and ‘Stan’ James Guiltinan Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Create Music Video Salute to Eminem
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Will the real Stan please stand up? Before James "Slim Jimmy" Guiltinan knew that Eminem's "Stan" had become a dictionary word defined as a sort of super, but sometimes obsessed fan, he'd written one of his first two rap songs, as an Eminem "salute." The slang definition of "stan" likely originated from Eminem's song and music video "Stan."
Hidden Compass Invites Public to Partner with California Storytellers in Unprecedented Journalism Model
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Hidden Compass, an award-winning quarterly magazine on exploration, became the first media company in the world to host crowdfunding campaigns with every journalist they publish.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Budgeting Doesn't Have to Suck: For Young Adults Who Want More Money" (ISBN: 978-0989196703) by Jim Miller is written for younger adults who need to put more money in their pocket now. Published by RMW Publishing, the tips inside this book are easy to digest and implement and an added perk is that it's free to those who cannot afford the $8.99 price tag - no questions asked.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Performing artist, TIPZY, debuts satirical music video, "COVID Dance," that uses humor to comment on the ways we choose to (or not to) stay safe during the pandemic.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nifni Press, a Paraphrase, LLC imprint, released "Near Death (A Raney/Daye Investigation Book 1)" (ISBN: 978-1953566003), a paranormal mystery introducing a new team of investigators that has already garnered several 5-star reviews from ReadersFavorite.com and been lauded by noted mediums for its refreshingly real portrayal of the paranormal.
Celebrity Choreographer-Musician David Sincere Joins HausHill Entertainment Family with ‘Industry Top 10’ (Visual Podcast)
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- HausHill Entertainment, a Los Angeles based broadcast, creative media, distribution and entertainment company and David Sincere, celebrity choreographer and renowned musician - ink a collaborative 3 season deal for the "Industry Top 10" Visual Podcast.
Pamela Kawada – Contributing Author of OWN YOUR DREAMS – New Book Featuring Stories to Inspire and Motivate
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pamela Kawada, president PK Media, collaborates with 20 other prominent authors in new book, "Own Your Dreams." With a foreword by Les Brown, a world-renowned motivational speaker, the book is filled with stories designed to inspire personal strength and evoke the achievement of dreams and goals.
MansMark Records Releases Sikiru Adepoju’s ỌPẸ Album – celebrates dynamism of music of African origin
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MansMark Records announces the much-anticipated ỌPẸ Album, a debut by Nigerian Grammy-winning recording artist and percussionist, Sikiru Adepoju is out! The official release of ỌPẸ (Yoruba-Nigeria word for Gratitude) follows the unveiling of three appetizing singles from the collection.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In the newly released novel, "Snowflake" (ISBN: 978-1734093506) Arthur Jeon cranks up the climate change alarms while indicting the Trump administration for their environmental destruction. The result is a cli-fi thriller that's a blistering contribution to "contemporary historical fiction," the emerging genre that tackles current issues through fictional characters.
Life is a Ride: My Unconventional Journey of Cancer Recovery – Launch Pad Publishing Releases Memoir About Overcoming Cancer
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Launch Pad Publishing is releasing its first memoir about overcoming cancer using unconventional methods. "Life is a Ride: My Unconventional Journey of Cancer Recovery" (ISBN: 978-1951407292) tells the tale of environmental consultant Chris Joseph, who, at 59, received a diagnosis of stage three pancreatic cancer.
WILDOMAR, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SAG Production comes to Wildomar! Surprisingly, in the midst of a pandemic when most businesses are operating in limited capacities or closed altogether, Wildomar Movie Ranch continues to develop partnerships with film producers to bring projects to the Inland Empire., Sussman-Hoyt PROductions announced.
Film Companies and Producers in L.A. Struggling to Find Solution to Social Distancing for Craft Services
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Good Heart Catering in Los Angeles is excited to welcome back those slowly returning to offices and film productions in Los Angeles.
VENICE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Man8Plant Records announced today the release of "Plague Baby," a new video and single from Pete McCabe's latest album, "Many Storyed." McCabe is a folk and pop music artist, a troubadour and storyteller who is as topical and fresh today as the leading artists of the 60s were in their time.
Transforming Prisons into Places of Healing: Compassion Prison Project and ‘Step Inside the Circle’ PSA Film
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On February 12, 2020, 235 incarcerated men gathered in the yard of a maximum-security prison in California. They formed a circle, and in the center of that circle stood Grammy Award winning film producer Fritzi Horstman. She read aloud ten questions from the ACE test, a survey of Adverse Childhood Experiences
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In his groundbreaking new book, Cary Weldy discusses how the science of art - including the lines, shapes, colors, patterns, and symbology in a single tattoo or art piece on the wall - dramatically changes one's life experience.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Launch Pad Publishing is releasing its first ever anthology, a collection of 18 essays about addiction and recovery from some of the world's top addiction and recovery writers: "The Addiction Diaries: Stories of Darkness, Hope and All That Falls in Between" (ISBN: 978-1951407278).
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Artistpass presents a new way for the exceptionally talented abroad to gain their artist or tour visas to the United States - efficiently and cost-effectively.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sikiru Adepoju, a two-time GRAMMY®-winning artist and celebrated Nigerian talking drum master, releases "Take Me Home, Country Roads," the second single from "ỌPẸ," the upcoming collaboration with the Riddim Doctors, on MansMark Records.
New Book by Two US Marines, Exposes Epidemic in ‘Agent Orange Roundup: Living with a Foot in Two Worlds’
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- National Agent Orange Day is August 10. While COVID-19 races through the U.S. population, another invisible killer continues to rage among our already endangered population. Agent Orange continues to contaminate and kill civilians and veterans more than 50 years after spraying. Two Marines, Brent MacKinnon and Sandy Scull, have published a personal account detailing damage done to both body and soul: "Agent Orange Roundup: Living with a Foot in Two Worlds" (ISBN 978-1634989565).
In honor of its 50th Anniversary, EASYRIDERS Magazine now available in a digital collector edition from GIT CORP.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pepper Foster, CEO of Easyriders, the rock-n-ride brand, is excited to announce "Classic Easyriders Complete Digital Magazine Collection - 50th Anniversary Special" by GIT Corp. This massive library of the history of Easyriders features 554 digital magazines.
Mike Sington, Entertainment Exec, Goes From Working with NBCUniversal to Becoming ‘Hollywood’s Ultimate Insider’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Far too many people look back at their life with regret for the opportunities they let slip through their fingers, and the dreams they left unrealized. Mike Sington knew from an early age he wouldn't be one of those people.
Professor Hal Harper of Oakland Launches Musical ‘In America – A New Musical’ – a Salvo Against Trump’s Culture War
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to President Trump's increase in rhetoric against education, immigration, Black Lives Matter, Tik Tok and his defense of the Confederate flag and its monuments, Professor Hal Harper of Oakland, California, retired professor of English as a Second Language (ESL), has launched his own salvo in the culture war as he releases "In America - A New Musical" to the public.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash this Saturday, June 27, 2020 - and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 27th anniversary, the Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California's largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dieter Wiesner, Michael Jackson's former manager and friend, had many voice recordings from the pop icon, and sought a way to share them with others. "Michael Jackson: The Real Story" (ISBN: 978-1732181397), co-authored by Wiesner and Jah and published by Kingdomedia, is the result of that desire.
Confidence Therapist and Authentic Dating Strategist Kimmy Seltzer Shares 3 Reasons Why ‘Settling’ Right Now Might Be Okay
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Confidence therapist and authentic dating strategist Kimmy Seltzer, founder of Charisma Quotient LLC, explains why settling might be best right now. There was a time when you swept left on someone who was a vegetarian.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The second EP release, "Lies," from buzzing pop newcomer Farrah Mechael, is dropping on all major digital retailers and streaming services June 19 - just in time for the summer. "Lies" is currently available for preorder on digital retailers and will be available for digital purchase and streaming on June 19, 2020.
Drag Queen Story Hour Hosts 2020 World Pride Party via Livestream, a Celebration of Diverse Stories for Kids Across the Globe
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Drag Queen Story Hour announced its inaugural global pride celebration "Drag Queen Story Hour World Pride Party 2020," to be held Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT / 6 p.m. BST / 7 p.m. CEST) as a livestream. Timed to coincide with the observance of LGBTQ Pride in several cities across the globe.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A memorial bust of George Floyd will be available to everyone supporting the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests all over the globe. The George Floyd memorial bust 3D printing file is available for free at Sketchfab and is a presentation of love from the sculptors to the Floyd family and protesters at large, announced Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an era where most publications are shrinking, Hidden Compass, an award-winning quarterly magazine on exploration, is expanding. This week, the California-based startup is announcing Katie Knorovsky as its new managing editor.
Images of Artist Ayzay Ukwuoma’s Performance from Before Pandemic Become Increasingly Relevant as Places Re-open, Fates Unfold
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- An American artist, Ayzay Ukwuoma, presents new images from an art performance he had done less than one month before the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today's practice of social distancing, currently makes the performance impossible to do.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, an award-winning Southern California 501(c)(3) nonprofit, opened their gardens to the public on Friday, May 22, in accordance with social distancing and safety guidelines provided by the state of California.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Bluegrass Association (CBA) has announced the launch of Turn Your Radio OnLINE, a webcast series starting Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 6 p.m. Pacific Time, and continuing each Saturday through June 20. This new online music event is inspired by the CBA's annual Father's Day Festival, held in Grass Valley, California, since 1975.
Musician Producer Gabriele Ciampi’s New Release ‘She Walks in Beauty’ Musically Transforms Lord Byron’s Poetry into Hopeful Message
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With lyrics inspired by famed poet, Lord Byron, Gabriele Ciampi's, "She Walks in Beauty" was composed and orchestrated by him to pay tribute to the heroes on the frontline of the current pandemic. This eloquent music video serves as a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel with the promise of a return to normal. The video and song will be released, worldwide, on May 15 by Universal Music Group.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Awarded psychological thriller/horror film "Face Of Evil" (F.O.E.), produced by V-Movie Productions, turns out prophetic and realistic once again. Topical for the latest mass shootings afflicting our country, the movie is hot again for the recent pandemic outbreak of Corona Virus afflicting the world. A killer soundtrack wraps up the picture.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Hookona Books is proud to release an intensely personal story that cuts close to home for everyone who values protecting children, First Amendment rights, and body integrity. "Circumcision Scar" (ISBN: 978-1734555806) is the unprecedented story about Jay J. Jackson's 35-year foreskin restoration and how Christian American doctors forced this mandate onto a nation.
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- APOCRYPHILE PRESS, LLC (apocryphilepress.com) has announced the launch of a new online literary journal, "COVID TALES" featuring fiction, memoir, and poetry set during the Covid-19 Sheltering-in-place order.
Superhero Cooking School, Hot New Comedy Show on YouTube, Provides Comedic Relief with Zoom-Filmed Episode
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Superhero Cooking School," a new web comedy series, has been generating laughs around the world. Featured exclusively on YouTube, Superhero Cooking School was created by Gina Nemo, an award-winning actress and filmmaker, and founder of G Plan Media, and has earned acclaim for its unique comedic style and Saturday Night Live vibes, where actors create characters and parody famous comic book personalities.
Musical Theatre Composer Gary Fritzen and Art-In-Relation Team for ‘There Will Be Light’ – You Sing It, New Song Challenge
STOCKTON, Calif /California Newswire/ -- Gary Fritzen, award winning composer of musical theatre, feeling the weight of the covid-19 pandemic announces a challenge for singers of all abilities and interest to sing his new song, "There Will Be Light."
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dream A World Education, an LAUSD and Hawthorne School District provider of arts and social-emotional education working in areas of extreme poverty, has turned school closures into an opportunity to move their artists from classrooms to television and virtual recyclable programming.
The ScareKrow, Inc. Record Label Announces New Single by J.Scalco Subtly Confronts Struggles on Multiple Levels
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On April 15, J.Scalco released a new pop single, "Feeling' Like a God." Under the ScareKrow, Inc. label and produced by Daryl Lamont, the song is available on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music and all the other streaming platforms.
Online Menswear Retailer, Bows-N-Ties, Sends 10,000 Free KN95 Respirator Masks to All Their Customers
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Online men's tie and accessory retailer Bows-N-Ties.com is sending free protective respirator masks with every order they ship out. The first 10,000 orders they ship will receive a free mask.
University of L.A. College of Divinity Captures The First National Championship of 2020 ‘March Madness’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In only its third season of fielding a men's basketball team the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity (ULACD) overcomes all odds to win the ACCA national championship in Joplin, Missouri.
TEMECULA, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- Temecula Mayor James “Stew” Stewart is all business, balanced with #TemeculaFUN. “As a businessman, family-man, 30-year Temecula resident, Old Town Temecula Rotarian, landlord, handyman and property manager of multiple rental properties, owner of five barber shops, Council Member and 2020 Mayor, I am all about hard work and grit,” states Mayor Stewart.
ULACD and Coach Mike Miller Notch Nation’s Second Best Two-Year Record of 56-4 Among All Four-Year Colleges from 2018-19 to 2019-20
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Association of Christian College Athletics announce 2020 Championship Tournament Bracket. Despite a wonderful record of 27-1 the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity (ULACD) has a very tough road ahead as the fourth seed.