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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild and the Society of Single Professionals announced a Bay Area New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the Chicken Pie Shop and bar in Walnut Creek on Dec. 31, 2023. This East Bay New Year's Eve party includes an optional New Year's Eve Dinner, DJ dancing, a Balloon Drop, and a Champagne Toast followed by more dancing.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Love Without Wings: An Adoption Fairytale" (ISBN: 979-8986768045), was released one year ago and now it's also available as a read-along videobook narrated by Rayyah McCaul with an original music score by Sleeps Under Beams. The author, Adam Swain Ferguson, founder, Purple Fox Entertainment, says that the book and its video adaptation were imagined to magically introduce the subject of adoption to his son, and to celebrate diverse families made complete through adoption.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced that several promising neurotechnology startups and early-stage firms will present at the 2023 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, November 6-7. The 23rd annual event-the most established in the industry-will also feature presentations and panel discussions on important issues confronting the neurotechnology industry.
Nandita Bakhshi to Join Teresa Bryce Bazemore in Conversation at Financial Women of San Francisco 2023 Annual
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) today announced that Nandita Bakhshi, Special Advisor and Board Member at BMO Financial Group and Former CEO of Bank of the West, will be the guest moderator as FWSF honors Teresa Bryce Bazemore, President and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, at the 2023 Financial Woman of the Year luncheon in San Francisco, CA on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The holiday spirit will be brought to life once again with the "Holiday Pops Spectacular" taking place on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 8 p.m., marking the final appearance at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, CA. Join Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, and the Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale in a heartwarming journey filled with joy and merriment!
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The founders and contributors of the Comedians with Disabilities Act (CWDA) are about to hit the road for its wildly popular show to span three states: Montana, Oregon and California. They're celebrating Disability Pride month in July, which also happens to coincide with the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Caribbean Carnival Spirit Swings into Leimert Park Village with a Post Juneteenth 2023 Starlight Parade
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On the heels of Juneteenth, Los Angeles' Leimert Park Village will become ablaze with passion in honor of Caribbean American Heritage Month when Marikel International presents the inaugural Los Angeles Carnival Starlight Parade, a multicultural, fun filled family festival.
Art-In-Relation Presents an Unforgettable Evening Concert of Spirituals and Songs of Freedom in reflection of Juneteenth
LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.) is proud to present a special evening concert, in collaboration with Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, featuring a group of exceptional performers. This talented ensemble will come together to deliver an inspiring musical experience. With a repertoire that reflects the significance of Juneteenth and embraces a message of change and freedom, this concert promises to be a memorable celebration.
Domaine Carneros in Napa Debuts New Menu for ‘Bubbles & Bites’ Experience: A Journey Through Southeast Asia
NAPA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Founded in 1987, in the Carneros appellation of Northern California by the Champagne Taittinger family, Domaine Carneros is a grower producer of ultra-premium sparkling wines and limited production pinot noirs. Domaine Carneros has become the benchmark for California sparkling wine, reflecting both the individuality of the Carneros' terroir and the craftsmanship of its French legacy.
Producer Debbie Allen to Pay Tribute to Class of 2023 Film Directors at 30th Annual Sista’s Are Doin’ It For Themselves...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Debbie Allen, critically acclaimed director, producer, and choreographer will be a special guest at upcoming, 30th annual "Sista's Are Doin' It For Themselves" Short Film Showcase Opening Night Celebration, May 19th at 7:30pm, at the Director's Guild of America, the Black Hollywood Education Resource Center (BHERC) announced today.
Berry Tastes and Treats at 37th Annual California Strawberry Festival, at the Ventura County Fairgrounds
VENTURA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The 37th Annual California Strawberry Festival makes its debut at the Ventura County Fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21, 2023 with strawberry-themed food, beverages and contests, live entertainment, rides and activities. This year marks the first time the festival is being held at the fairgrounds (10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001). Hours are 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. both days.
Covenant Winery Announces 2023 Summer Concerts for Second year at the urban winery tasting patio in Berkeley, California
BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Covenant Winery Summer Music Series, now in its 2nd year, will kick off at their Sixth Street Winery in Berkeley on Sunday, April 23rd, and continue through the end of July, just before harvest season starts. Showcased at the winery's new outdoor tasting lounge, fans of wine and music can enjoy the vibe of the Berkeley Drinks District, while sipping a nice array of wines from throughout California's diverse wine regions.
Camarillo Wedding Expo takes the planning outdoors for 2023: geared toward couples looking to take advantage of the stunning natural surroundings
CAMARILLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Sunday, March 26, couples and wedding planners have the opportunity to nail down the details of their upcoming special day at a unique event spanning two Ventura County cities. The Camarillo Wedding Expo grants people access to five different wedding venues so they can explore their options in a single, fun-filled day.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 13th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF) Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 12, 2023. On Saturday March 4 an in-person opening day will take place at the Pacific Design Center's Silver Screen Theater, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069), as well as online at BHERC.TV.
Les Dames d’Escoffier San Francisco Presents: ‘New Frontiers in Meat & Dairy: Improving our Food System with Innovative Biotech’
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Next month, the San Francisco chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) will host a virtual panel discussion titled New Frontiers in Meat & Dairy: Improving our Food System with Innovative Biotech, led by a visionary panel of female leaders from California-based companies that have pioneered exciting and delicious alternatives to conventional meat and dairy products.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- Metrolink’s 5th annual Customer Appreciation Day, to show the agency’s love and appreciation for its riders. Pop-up events will take place at select stations, with Metrolink staff greeting riders with candy, scented valentines and gratitude for riding the trains. Travelers will also be greeted with classic love songs featuring distinct Metrolink-inspired lyrics via the stations’ public address system. Since 2019, Metrolink has held an annual customer appreciation day on Valentine’s Day to thank customers for riding the train.
Hollywood Burlesque Festival, Back for 2023, Offers a Sweetheart Deal Just In Time for Valentine’s Day
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With Valentine's Day less than a week away, last minute shoppers need not fret. The Hollywood Burlesque Festival is offering a sweetheart deal that includes a chance to win two VIP tickets and a 30% discount for anyone that buys at least two tickets. Heading into its 10th year, the Hollywood Burlesque Festival takes place March 17-19, 2023 at The Vermont Hollywood.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- After going virtual in 2021 due to the pandemic, the California Crime Writers Conference (CCWC) is back with an in-person, two-day event to be held June 10-11, 2023 at the Hilton Los Angeles (Culver City). This premier conference offers panels and workshops on craft and the business of writing as well as opportunities for manuscript consultations and professional headshots at modest prices.
Nina G, famous stuttering comedian, records debut solo album and live show at the Alameda Comedy Club
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Thirteen years ago, Nina G made her debut as the first stuttering female comedian. Since then, she's challenged the status quo of how people who stutter are perceived - onstage and off. So, in an industry that lacks speech diversity, Nina G's unique voice will record both her first solo comedy album and comedy special on March 9, 2023 at the Alameda Comedy Club located in her hometown. The album is projected to come out later in the spring on the Punchline Records label with the comedy special to follow.
OXNARD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- After a three-year hiatus due to challenges brought on by the pandemic, the 2023 California Strawberry Festival will take place May 20-21. For the first time ever, the event will be held at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. This isn't the first time the Festival has outgrown a location, and the Fairgrounds venue was considered when the California Strawberry Festival moved from Channel Islands Harbor to College Park in 1991.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced that 12 promising neurotechnology startups and early-stage firms will present at the 2022 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, November 7-8. The 22nd annual event - the most established in the industry - will also feature presentations and panel discussions on important issues confronting the neurotechnology industry.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation announces its 11th annual gala celebration event and auction, taking place at the San Francisco Wine School in South San Francisco on Saturday, November 12, 2022, from 5-10 p.m.
FONTANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Labor Day weekend festivities in Fontana, located between Rancho Cucamonga and San Bernardino, include Fontana Mazda's free Labor Day Celebration. As a local Mazda dealer, Fontana Mazda cares about its community and is providing free food from TK Burgers for everyone, a raffle and a car show. There will also be a food drive. The "Hunger Can Eat Our Dust" celebration starts at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 2 and ends at 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join the fun and participate in family fun activities.
NAPA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Founded in 1987, in the Carneros appellation of Northern California by the Champagne Taittinger family, Domaine Carneros is a grower producer of ultra-premium sparkling wines and limited production pinot noirs. As of May 1st, the winery is pleased to announce a new menu for its popular Bubbles & Bites tasting experience, first launched in 2018.
ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- USS Hornet Museum announces Aviation and Aerospace Career Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday May 7, 2022. Hear from leaders in these industries about the exciting career opportunities available! We will have booths where businesses will share information and answer any questions you have about careers with them. There will also be stage presentations and panels about careers in Aviation and Aerospace.
SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announces an Elegant East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel, Dec. 31, 2021. Includes a live band, Top Secret Variety Dance Band, in the Bishop Ranch Grand Ballroom.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The 3rd Annual Art Fur Paws Online Auction to benefit the Sacramento SPCA will be live at Witherell's from November 18 to December 2, 2021. Now in its third year, this two-week auction will feature artwork by many of the region's finest artists, as well as antiques, collectibles, and jewelry, all donated by Sacramento SPCA supporters.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry, announced today that the TMC Emerging Technology Fund LP (the "Fund") will host TMC Mortgage Tech Day on March 19, 2022, in conjunction with TMC's Winter Conference at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra announces their Return to the Stage with the "Holiday POPS Spectacular" on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 8pm in the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, CA. Celebrate the holiday season with Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, and the Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale with a festive performance of timeless holiday film music, traditional favorites, special guests, and snow!
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Asian American Toastmaster Judy Thang has been selected to host the opening session of the 2021 Los Angeles Congress of Neighborhoods. This year, the theme of the event will be "Leading Change Together," Toastmasters District 52 announced today.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash on Saturday, June 5, 2021 - and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 28th anniversary, the Sacramento SPCA's Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California's largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.
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.
‘Real Power Today’ led by Pastor Arnie Klann kicks off his 2020 Spiritual Warfare Retreats in California
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pastor Arnie Klann, "Real Power Today" announced. Pastor Klann is thrilled to have the opportunity to kick off ministry "that speaks to the unusual and trying times of today, that can lead to strong spiritual interface."
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.
POMONA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Progress Gallery, located at 300 S. Thomas St., Pomona, CA presents "Oxidized!" - a solo exhibit of art photographs of pigment on paper by artist Ted Rigoni. The Progress Gallery is open to the public from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday - Saturday and is celebrating this work with an Artist's Reception during the Artist Walk, on March 14, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for its first-ever San Diego Truck Pull fundraiser. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull an eight ton truck 100 feet in the fastest time, will be held at AleSmith Brewing Company, San Diego, on Saturday, Feb. 29.
Inaugural TELL(h)ER Summit kicks off in L.A. and Puerto Rico with Elizabeth Gilbert, Soledad O’Brien and Azure Antoinette
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Coming April 24-26, The TELL(h)ER Summit 2020 is dedicated to providing a space for humans of all backgrounds to tell their stories. Not limited to writers and authors; the three-day summit curated by diverse industry professionals guide attendees (or TELLERS) through the expiration of storytelling in a multitude of creative outlets.
SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tickets to TEDxIVC have been made available to the public recently. Applications for free tickets are out now, and TEDxIVC will be giving up to 80% of tickets for free. Tickets are also available for purchase to those that want to be guaranteed a seat at the event.
SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announced an Elegant East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel. The party includes a live band, the Floorshakers in the Grand Ballroom, as well as a new approach to live dance music, where people can dance to their favorites.
GARDENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Inspirational singer-songwriter, Wendy Katagi is joined by Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Tom Zink and Grammy-nominated vocalist Anne Walsh in a spirited "Joy to the World" concert with InnerVox jazz singers and cellist, Nancy Korb at Gardena Valley Baptist Church on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Soundwaves 360° Music Event in LA: Twista, Veronica Vega, DJ G-Love, Crazy Town X with R1ckOne and more to Perform
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles is in for a massive infusion of harmonious ripples when "Soundwaves 360 Music Event" rolls on to the boulevard on Thursday, November 14 at the Academy LA. Party goers will be able to surf a kaleidoscope of genres with acts ranging from hip hop to rock. The evening, presented by Brandi Irwin Productions and G-Love Productions, will be flooded with talent.
Celebrity Chris Spencer Partners with Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs on 2019 Golfing for Families Charity Event in Sun Valley
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an historic move, on Monday November 11, 2019 Veterans Day, Golfing for Families and Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs will hold its fourth annual charity event in Sun Valley at Angeles National Golf course. This year's event will be hosted by Celebrity Comedian / Producer Chris Spencer and friends.
New Directions for Veterans to Honor actor Steve Weber and Ronald Reagan Palisades Post 283 at Annual Gala to Benefit Veterans...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- New Directions for Veterans (NDVets), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive housing and supportive services to homeless and at-risk veterans, announced the organization will host its annual Honoring our Heroes Gala to benefit homeless veterans on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the Skirball Cultural Center beginning at 6pm. The event falls on Veteran’s Day Weekend, and the Marine Corps 244th Birthday.
‘Bipolar Is Not An STD’: Live Lecture with Dr. Lauren Goodall and Fundraiser Coordinates with the International Bipolar Foundation in San...
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Lauren Goodall, Psychologist, is kicking off her book tour in San Diego, Calif. She is very pleased to announce coordinating with the International Bipolar Foundation, for an upcoming seminar on her newly released book, "Bipolar is not An STD" (ISBN: 978-1089401506).
TEDxIVC Announces Speaker Applications for 2020 Event ‘Modifying Human Perception’ at Irvine Valley College
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TEDxIVC recently announced their speaker applications for those interested in giving a TEDx Talk at the event, which will take place in the Performing Arts Center at Irvine Valley College on March 6, 2020. The theme of the event is "Modifying Human Perception" which is intended to introduce the audience to, as stated on TED's page, a "hidden array of thoughts and ideas that will effectively challenge our perspectives on life."
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Twenty/20 Productions announces Timothy Allen Smith, the wordsmith behind 2016's record breaking, "Love Jones The Musical," is premiering a new stage play at The Beverly Hills Playhouse in September 2019.
COACHELLA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Saimac International announced today that the Coachella music scene is growing! Executive Producer Lola Acosta's longtime vision for THE DESERT ROCK FEST is happening.
FAST TIMES and RUBIX KUBE LA prove the ’80s rule the Sunset Strip every Monday at the Whisky a Go Go...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The FAST TIMES band and RUBIX KUBE LA, two of the nation's biggest '80s tribute bands, are pleased to announce a co-headlining residency at the legendary Whisky a Go Go. This event kicks off on April 29, 2019 and will run every Monday night.
Music and Art Come to Life with Asia America Symphony Association and Ryman Arts’ ‘Music On Canvas’ Performed to Gershwin’s ‘An...
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The ASIA AMERICA YOUTH SYMPHONY (AAYS) will premiere its first ever, "Music On Canvas". DAVID BENOIT, Music Director and Conductor, will lead the prestigious AAYS in a performance of Gershwin's classic "An American In Paris" while young artists from RYMAN ARTS create inspired artworks live on stage to the music.