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ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A blind man. A woman who stutters. A wheelchair user. A Little Person. While this may sound like a description of a support group, it is, in fact, the lineup for the 'Comedians with Disabilities Act,' a comedy tour that the San Francisco Examiner called 'The most unconventional comics to pop up in 2011.'
ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) is inviting all of its International Conference registrants to join the Symantec Cyber Readiness Challenge on September 8, 2013 during the 21st Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo. The Challenge is an exciting, immersive and interactive capture the flag competition designed for all levels of technical expertise.
ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America's Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting: 'Sailing Through Pinball.'
A limited number of complimentary tickets to the HTCIA CISO Summit in Summerlin, Nevada are now available
ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The HTCIA (High Technology Crimes Investigation Association) today announced that several sponsors generously donated a limited amount of complimentary tickets to the HTCIA CISO Summit in Summerlin, Nevada on September 12. Summit sponsors McAfee, Cylance, Symantec, Essextec and InfoSecurity donated the complimentary tickets for the event.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee this past week announced the Third Annual Ping Pong Tournament and Festival coming...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calumet Gallery, located at Calumet Photographic, 1135 N. Highland Ave. Hollywood, announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, 'The Los Angeles River Flows.' The thematic exhibition, from photographer Ding Kalis, opens on August 5, and closes on September 3.
Transportation Zone in the XPO creates first-ever educational transportation component of U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The addition of the GreenStreets Experience within a new Transportation Zone at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon...
Los Angeles Marketing Pro Kelly Weppler to Answer Common Questions from Business Owners During Live Duct Tape Marketing Seminar
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- WH and Associates' Kelly Weppler, a Los Angeles marketing expert, will be a guest instructor alongside 'Duct Tape Marketing' author and founder, John Jantsch during a three-day online seminar for business owners starting June 26, 2013.
City of Fremont Parks and Recreation 2013 programs for low income families kicks off with TeamF1 Inc as Gold Sponsor
FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications and a Fremont, California business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by sponsoring the city of Fremont's programs benefiting local youth and families. The company's local outreach initiative, which it calls 'F1rstHand,' invests in activities that lend a hand to deserving local causes.
Solar Decathlon 2013: Foundation for the Great Park becomes Title Sponsor of Powerful Ideas Symposium at the XPO
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, The Foundation for the Great Park announced that it has committed $25,000 to become the Title Sponsor...
The corporate Harley-Davidson factory demo truck rolls into town to set up shop at Laidlaw's Harley-Davidson June 14-15
BALDWIN PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Laidlaw's Harley Demos are a popular and exciting way for riders to experience first-hand, the power and performance of a Harley-Davidson(R) motorcycle. On June 14 and 15 2013 the Corporate Harley-Davidson factory demo truck rolls into town and sets up shop at Laidlaw's Harley-Davidson allowing riders to experience the exhilaration for themselves by twisting the throttle on one of the new 2013 models.
PALMDALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Want to know what Snow Dogs do in the summer? They go to Hermosa Beach, of course. Husky Haven of LA today announced that huskies will be coming to the Fiesta Hermosa annual event in Hermosa Beach this Saturday May 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The huskies will be located in front of the Comedy Store. Husky Haven of LA is dedicated to saving the lives of homeless, abandoned Siberian Huskies.
BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The region’s most fabulous automobiles will cruise into Downtown Burbank for the 2nd annual Car Classic featuring restored and...
SIGNAL HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Food Finders announced today that it is kicking off its 3rd Annual 'Summer To End Hunger' Food Drive, starting May 1st. The food drive will run through the entire month of May, and food that Food Finders collects during the May 11 Stamp Out Hunger postal drive will contribute to the Summer drive effort.
'Merging Harmonies' featuring Gizella Nyquist, Pamela Lagoni and David Nelson Opens at the Calumet Gallery in Santa Ana
SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'This is an exceptional exhibit, one that offers deeply personal work from photographers launching new themes,' noted Bob Killen, the fine art program leader for Calumet University, the education and events division of Calumet Photographic which hosts the Calumet Gallery.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Climate Resolve, the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club, and Green LA Coalition, in collaboration with...
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Performer Moky Huynh announced this week that he will perform a 75-minute solo show - 'USC Dropout' - on Wednesday, April 17 at the Elephant Stages' Lillian Theatre on Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood.
World Savvy Gala 2013 coming to the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco to Celebrate Global Learning Initiatives
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tickets are now available for the World Savvy Gala 2013 on April 11 at the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Sandra Piller, chart-topping country artist, will appear April 19-21 at The Hollywood Show 2013 in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Featuring in-person appearances of more than five dozen celebrities from classic motion pictures and television, The Hollywood Show has emerged as one of the world's most celebrated autograph and photo-opportunities for fans, and the upcoming 2013 event will feature country singer, and Shady Hill Records recording artist, Sandra Piller.
TV star and dancer Sophia Lucia from 'Dance Moms' to attempt to Break the Guinness World Record of 36 Consecutive Pirouettes
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 10-year-old dance prodigy and featured performer on the hit TV series on Lifetime, 'Dance Moms,' Sophia Lucia, will attempt to break the Guinness World Record of '36 Consecutive Pirouettes' on March 30, 2013 in her home town of San Diego. The event will take place at San Diego Dance Centre, where Sophia started dancing at the young age of 2.
Downtown Burbank Announces 2013 Events Lineup including ARTS Festival, Car Classic, and Turkey Trot 5K/10K Run
BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, the Downtown Burbank Partnership is pleased to announce the dates for five key events in 2013. A...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- CACA (Cory Allen Contemporary Art) announces that L.A. street artist 'ALEC Monopoly' will bring the game of MONOPOLY to life at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles, where the artist plans to sell one of his popular pieces for MONOPOLY money and create a designer game piece with Actor Adrien Brody's '64 Pontiac Catalina.
Second annual Diamonds and Dance Gala to honor Donalyn Kling and support the Charles A. Maple, Sr. Scholarship
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Maple Youth Ballet along with Black, Starr & Frost, presents the second annual Diamonds & Dance Gala on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 5 - 8 p.m. at Black, Starr & Frost's harbor side location in Newport Beach. The gala will honor Donalyn Kling of the Kling Family Foundation, who has been a dedicated patron of the Maple Youth Ballet.
Written and directed by international chanteuse, Juliet Annerino, 'The Lord's Lover' breaks conventional boundaries of modern stage
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Written and directed by international chanteuse, Juliet Annerino, 'The Lord's Lover' breaks conventional boundaries of modern stage with cabaret, performance art, live music, dramatic theater, exotic dance, and cutting edge video imagery. The intricacies of human sexuality and controversial themes of desire and 'free will' are explored and celebrated.
The Maple Youth Ballet presents the enchanting adaptation of 'Snow White' to Orange County dance audiences
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Maple Youth Ballet presents the enchanting adaptation of 'Snow White' to Orange County dance audiences. Conceived by award-winning choreographer and Artistic Director Charles Maple, this unique production is sure to transport families to a 'fairytale world of magic, drama and romance.'
Bluewater Grill and Alegria Fresh to host March 7 five-course celebration featuring sustainable seafood and greens
TUSTIN, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Two Orange County leaders in sustainability, Alegria Farm and Bluewater Grill, are teaming up to host a natural, healing foods celebration consisting entirely of ingredients grown or harvested locally with the least environmental impact possible.
OXNARD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assembly Member Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) introduced Assembly Bill 248 that directs appropriate state agencies to collaborate with...
Calumet Gallery announces 'Edge of Thought,' a thematic exhibition from fine art photographer James Maxwell
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calumet Gallery announces 'Edge of Thought,' a thematic exhibition from fine art photographer James Maxwell. A native of Tennessee now residing in Pismo Beach, Maxwell is an artist who works at several levels: sculptor; innovative architect; and as a photographer who is equally at home with digital printing as well as alternative photographic processes using a traditional wet darkroom.
Many Names Have Never Been Spoken Here: exhibit at the Desert Light Gallery in the Kelso Visitors Center of the Mojave...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Creating a fine art exhibit for Mojave National Preserve Artists in Residence program requires reflection, introspection, and then interpretation because artists have to develop a thematic from 1.6 million acres of visual communities and millenniums of history. Make it a Father and Son assignment that projects one voice, and the possibilities grow exponentially.
Celebrated artist John Waguespack returns home for art exhibition showcasing the Southeast's preeminent artists
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Atlanta-born John Waguespack will unveil three new art works - 'Spring Forward,' 'Red Sea at Dawn' and 'Black Alaskan Waters' - which beautifully illustrate his broad range of artistic styles at Spotlight on Art for Trinity School Feb. 4-9.
Healing Foods Cooking Class with Chef Yolande Smith Teaches How to Identify and Prepare Delicious Healing Cuisine
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Alegria Farm announces that Yolande Smith, a holistic healer, natural foods chef and nutrition expert has joined the Alegria Fresh team. Smith's focus is to show people how to rid themselves of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, obesity and heart disease by better understanding how food can heal and assist those who wish to feel better.
Shock the Monkey: LA Street Artist XVALA Gives Tonight Show Chimp Googly Eyes and Lipstick with New Art Exhibit
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Infamous 'Street Artist' XVALA, famous for invading the residential trash of celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber and tech icons Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, has set his sights on Robert Downey Jr., Lindsay Lohan, and Taylor Swift for his latest exhibit 'The Tonight Show with Celebrity Chimp' at Lab Art Gallery in L.A., announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Collegiate Teams welcomed by Orange County Great Park
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Students representing the 20 collegiate teams competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 arrived at the Orange County Great Park today to prepare for the award-winning competition, which will take place October 3-13 at the Great Park. The arrival of the students marks a significant milestone in the planning efforts for the event which will attract worldwide attention to Irvine and Orange County.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Families from throughout Orange County can expect their kids to come home with dirty hands after a day at one of the Orange County Great Park's Children's Gardening Workshops. The free monthly workshop series at the Great Park’s Farm + Food Lab provides hands-on gardening activities for children ages 3-to-11. The year-round series of Children's Gardening Workshops is set to begin Sunday, January 13.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calumet Photographic is proud to host this exceptional exhibit that offers deeply personal work from photographers exploring new themes: 'Five Views' represents recent work by five emerging photographers in the gallery of Calumet's Hollywood store located at 1135 N. Highland Ave. The exhibit begins January 8 and runs through February 8, 2013.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Office of Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) announced today that he and Calif. Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, co-founders of the economic development effort "Gold Team California," will be hosting a 3-day conference on future civilian applications and job creation opportunities for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Non-military application of this technology is the fastest growing manufacturing sector in the global aerospace industry and expected to grow by 700% between 2012 and 2018.
At Starlight Children's Foundation's Winter Wonderland, Children with Cancer to Experience the Holiday with Celebrity Guests and Activities
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Starlight Children's Foundation's Winter Wonderland - a day when more than 350 Starlight kids, siblings and their parents are given the opportunity to experience the holidays by decorating cookies, making ornaments, meeting Hollywood celebrities, and more - will be held Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. at CBS Studios. The current 'X Factor' soundstage is being turned into a children's wonderland courtesy of Northwestern Mutual.
At Foodprint LA, Erik Cutter of Alegria Fresh will address future food solutions delivered today by hydroponic vertical farming
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Sunday December 9, Erik Cutter, Managing Director of Alegria Fresh, will speak at Foodprint LA as an expert panelist about innovative ideas for the future of food production within dense urban environments.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the 81st Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, December 5 on the West Steps of the State Capitol. This year's tree is a 50-foot tall white fir tree from the Latour Demonstration State Forest located near Redding in Shasta County and is the first Capitol Christmas tree from a state forest.
Professionals Guild announced today a Huge Multicultural East Bay New Year's Eve 2012 Party for Singles and Couples
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild today announced a Huge Multicultural East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the Oakland Marriott City Center. This 'Think Different Multicultural New Year's Eve' features Latin music, Old School Top 40, and Smooth Jazz.
Huntington Beach Surf City Nights: Bonne Foi Beauty Showcases Anti-Aging Products in Downtown Autumn Open House Event
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bonne Foi Beauty Products, an anti-aging skin care line, is proud to host its first Autumn Open House event in downtown Huntington Beach on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Bonne Foi will feature its full line of anti-aging skin care and hair care products for guests to try at its Open House.
MCT Trading COO and Head Trader to Speak on Secondary Marketing Panel at Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference
SAN DIEGO, Calif., /California Newswire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that its COO and Head Trader, Phil Rasori, will present on a panel session at the Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference on November 8 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park and Arts Orange County are pleased to present a new Arts Happening featuring the premier of a new one-woman play: The Dig. Written by and starring Los Angeles-based actress Stacie Chaiken, The Dig recounts the dramatic tale of a world-renowned American archeologist who uncovers the identity of a remarkable find in the Middle East that has the potential for explosive consequences.
San Diego Children's Choir celebrates 22nd annual Holiday Concert and Community Sing-along in December
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The San Diego Children's Choir (SDCC) will perform its annual Holiday Concert and Community Sing-along on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 3 p.m., at The First United Methodist Church of San Diego in Mission Valley. The children will sing selections from Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols and include traditional favorites such as The First Noel, Joy to the World and Silent Night. The public is invited.
East End Job Fair Offers Hundreds of Jobs for San Bernardino Area – Workforce Investment Board Connects Businesses with Job Seekers
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- At a time when good local jobs are in high demand, the Inland Empire East End Job Fair hosted by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will offer local job seekers the chance to meet with dozens of employers and access hundreds of job opportunities.
The Central Valley Tea Party will host a massive phone banking event for their monthly Action Night Nov. 1
FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Central Valley Tea Party will host a massive phone banking event for their monthly Action Night meeting on Nov. 1, 2012. Several candidates will be in attendance to rally participants.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park invites visitors to vote for their favorite scarecrow at the third annual Scarecrows in the Park contest, which challenges Orange County’s businesses and community organizations to show off their creative and philanthropic spirit by building creative, themed scarecrows. The 2012 edition of the fundraising and fun-raising contest features 26 scarecrows – the most in the competition’s history – all vying for the title of “Best in Crow.”
Bynoskia Sams' Resort Collection was featured at Jon Gheri's Afternoon of Elegance fashion show in L.A.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bynoskia Sams' Resort Collection was featured at Jon Gheri's Afternoon of Elegance fashion show which was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. on October 14. More than 260 guests enjoyed the late afternoon meal that was given as a part of a fundraiser for the 'A Love Beyond Me' Foundation.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SF Mayor Edwin M. Lee today kicked off the celebration of the 31st Anniversary of San Francisco Fleet Week and highlighted the lineup for San Francisco Fleet Week 2012. “Fleet Week is a San Francisco tradition and we take this opportunity to salute the men and women in uniform serving and protecting our country,” said Mayor Lee.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Great Park Jack-O-Lantern took flight today to mark the unofficial start of fall and the launch the countdown to the fifth annual Great Park Pumpkin Harvest on Saturday, October 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This year’s Pumpkin Harvest will feature a variety of activities and family entertainment, including free pumpkins from the Great Park Pumpkin Patch for all children 12 and under, while supplies last.