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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.
Five evenings of award-winning short films will be screened at the Orange County Great Park in collaboration with the Irvine International...
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park in collaboration with the Irvine International Film Festival will host a series of screenings of award-winning short films at the Palm Court Arts Complex beginning October 4. The Independent & Inspired Film Series feature 18 films that will be screened over five evenings on select Thursdays through November 15.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sponsored by the City of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board, the Opportunities Knocking Career and Entrepreneur Fair will be held at the National Orange Show Events Center on Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
In O.C., Contemporary Artists Conceptualize the Year 1942 Exhibition Offers Artistic Complement to Farmers to Flyers Historical Perspective
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- History and art collide to provide a unique interpretive experience at the Orange County Great Park's Palm Court Arts Complex with a pair of exhibitions that contrast first-person story-telling and historical perspective with emotional interpretations of a time gone by.
Audrey Magazine presented 'Audrey's Night Out 2012' at the historic Barker Hangar on Sept. 15, with Boo Boo Stewart, Clinton Sparks,...
SANTA MONICA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The iconic Barker Hangar was the site, Saturday Sept. 15, 2012 for an evening of Music and Fashion. Audrey Magazine presented 'Audrey's Night Out 2012' sponsored by 360 Jets, at the historic Barker Hangar, located inside the Santa Monica airport.
Carnevale Ventura: Spectacular Italian Renaissance Fashion Show Welcomes Talented Miss America Titleholders
VENTURA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On October 7, Carnevale Ventura will host a day in Renaissance Italy with three fashion shows and a marketplace at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Ventura. Talented beauties from across California have signed on to model selections from forty stunning costumes of traditional Renaissance Italy and exotic Venetian carnevale.
2012 Consumer Neurotech Conference, to be held in San Francisco on October 23, Dedicated to Consumer Applications of Neurotechnology
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Executives from some of the leading firms in the consumer neurotechnology market are scheduled to make presentations at the 2012 Consumer Neurotech Conference, to be held in San Francisco on October 23. The new event takes place during the 2012 Neurotech Leaders Forum, now in its 12th year.
Farmers to Flyers: Marine Corps Air Station El Toro and Mid-Century Orange County Exhibition Offers Thought-Provoking View of Southern California...
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park will host a special reception to showcase the thought-provoking exhibition memorializing Marine Corps Air Station El Toro’s 50-year tradition of service and sacrifice titled, Farmers to Flyers: Marine Corps Air Station El Toro and Mid-Century Orange County.
Sacramento Singles Expo, Trade Show and Party coming to the Hilton Hotel Arden West, hosted by Professionals Guild
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting a Singles Expo, Trade Show and Dance Party at the Hilton Hotel Arden West, 2200 Harvard St., Sacramento 95815, on Sept. 14, 2012.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The non-profit Canessa Gallery has announced the second annual "Nature in the City" exhibit, opening on September 3, 2012, with a mix of photography, painting, sculptures and other media from more than a dozen successful San Francisco Bay Area artists.
O.C. Great Park 2012 Flights & Sounds Summer Festival Goes Out Rockin’ and Swingin’ with Two-Night Finale
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Themed Summer’s End Weekend, the finale of the Orange County Great Park’s 2012 Flights & Sounds Summer Festival features the costumed superhero rock group, The Aquabats on August 30, and the sultry sounds of Lavay Smith and Her Red-Hot Skillet Lickers on August 31. Both performances for Summer’s End Weekend will take place in the Festival’s Dance Concourse.
O.C. Great Park 2012 Flights and Sounds Summer Festival Showcases Made in America Weekend Aug. 23-25 in Irvine
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park’s 2012 Flights & Sounds Summer Festival delivers three evenings of musical Americana with a...
The Pacific Pinball Museum announces recent delivery of the Visible Pinball Mark III to the Exploratorium of San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the recent purchase and delivery of the Visible Pinball Mark III to the Exploratorium of San Francisco. The Exploratorium's acquisition marks the first such exhibit to sell from PPM's unparalleled collection of pinball-related science, art and history exhibits.
The future of the Armenians lies in their unity, says Grigor Manoyan, founder of Virtual Hayastan online portal
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When the idea of creating Virtual Hayastan (VirtualHayastan.com) was born to Grigor Manoyan, he immediately started working on creating something extraordinary for the Armenians all over the world.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It’s a Brits and Celts weekend August 17 and 18 when the Great Park’s Flights & Sounds Summer...
O.C. 2012 Flights and Sounds Summer Festival to Present World Beat Weekend Aug 9 – 11 plus Bollywood Dance Party
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Come to World Beat Weekend at the Orange County Great Park's Flights & Sounds Summer Festival for a musical...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Keyboard wizard Kevin Toney is about to kick the temperature up in August several more degrees with a series of exciting 'California Concerts.' With the July 24 release of his classical jazz concept album 'New American Suite' by his new trio, The Kevin Toney 3, the acclaimed pianist will be showcased at The Ultimate Jazz Festival in Ontario, Calif. on August 5, followed at the end of the month by the official CD launch party/concert at Vitello's in Studio City.
Hoag Hospital Foundation 552 Club announces Allen Diabetes Center's Herbert Family Program makes generous donation to 2012 Movie Screening
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Hoag Hospital Foundation 552 Club announced today that The Allen Diabetes Center's Herbert Family Program made a generous donation to the 2012 Movie Screening. The Herbert Family's gift will allow young adults with Type 1 Diabetes the opportunity to attend this special evening as VIPs on Wednesday, August 8, 2012.
Bagatelle, Pachinko, and Peggle Exhibition Comes to San Francisco with Early Pins-in-a-Board Games on Display
ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the opening of "Bagatelle, Pachinko, and Peggle," an exhibition of early pins-in-a-board games, and the digital extension of these games, Peggle.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park, in association with Irvine Barclay Theatre, launches the fifth annual Flights &...
Professional Community Management of California and Aliso Viejo Community Association Team Up for annual 'Relay for Life'
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced today that staff and members of the Aliso Viejo Community Association (AVCA) will take part in the annual Aliso Viejo Relay for Life.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Celebrate the start of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games at the Great Summer Games featuring Parenting OC’s Parenting &...
The Pacific Pinball Exposition 2012, Museum Fundraiser, and World's Largest Pinball Show Comes to San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) and Novato's Pinball Revival Company announce The Sixth Annual Pacific Pinball Exposition (PPE) to be held at the Marin County Civic Center Exhibition Hall in San Rafael, Calif., September 21-23, 2012.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park hosts this summer’s premier free family event to mark the Park’s 7th anniversary...
2012 Flights and Sounds Summer Festival Brings Unique Musical and Cultural Experience to Orange County
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Music lovers of all ages can enjoy a musical tour around the world when the Orange County Great Park,...
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Waverider Auctions is producing the '2012 U.S. Vintage Surf Charity Auction and Ocean Art Sale' to be held on August 18, 2012 at the Hilton Hotel Waterfront Beach Resort in 'Surf City USA' Huntington Beach, Calif. Public is invited to have their vintage surfboard or surf memorabilia appraised, by Gary 'Seahag' Sahagen at June event.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Hosts Celebration and Job Fair for Veterans and Their Families
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will host, 'Honoring Our Vets,' job fair on National Flag Day, Thursday, June 14, 2012, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Mojave Narrows Regional Park, 18000 Yates Road in Victorville, Calif. There will be employment workshops, a barbeque and a honor guard celebration for veterans and their families.
Duct Tape Marketing Master Consultant Kelly Weppler Creates Summer School for Small Business in Orange County
COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Kelly Weppler of WH and Associates, an Orange County marketing firm, has announced that she will be presenting several key educational sessions for small business owners at The Microsoft Store at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, Calif. As one of six Duct Tape Marketing Master Consultants, Kelly writes and speaks about helping small business marketing.
2012 U.S. Vintage Surf Charity Auction and Ocean Art Sale to be held on August 18 in Huntington Beach, Calif.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Saturday August 18, 2012 Waverider Auctions will hold one of the largest main land surf charity auction events in history. Charities benefiting from a percentage of the auction fees will be: The International Surf Museum, The Surfrider's Foundation, Wounded Warriors Project and CHOC Hospitals, according to Seth Schiller, producer of the event.
Orange County Great Park's 'The Spoken World' – Arts Happening to Feature USA Rockefeller Fellow Marc Bamuthi Joseph
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Great Park presents The Spoken World, the finale in a series of Palm Court Arts Happenings presented in collaboration with Arts Orange County. The Spoken World, the finale in a series of Palm Court Arts Happenings presented in collaboration with Arts Orange County.
Pinball Oddity: an Exhibition of Rare Pinball Machines and Oversized Pinball Art comes to Rhythmix Cultural Works K Gallery
ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the opening of the 'Pinball Oddity' exhibit, featuring a collection of pinball rarities and giant mural reproductions of pinball art. The exhibit represents the first in a series of scalable exhibits the museum offers for lease to institutions nationwide.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jump-start your summer fitness routine with free energizing workouts on select Saturday mornings at the Orange County Great Park. Come early for a brisk health walk, relax and improve your flexibility with yoga, strengthen your core muscles with Pilates or expect to burn up to 1,000 calories at a boot camp.
Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. sponsored the Fifth Annual Savannah's Organic Ranch Golf Tournament
LAKE FOREST, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) today sponsored the Fifth Annual Savannah's Organic Ranch Golf Tournament at the Aliso Viejo Country Club. The event supports efforts to fight pediatric cancer and promote a healthier future.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a San Diego non-profit organization, has been chosen as the beneficiary for the 2nd Annual PayLease Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 9th at Riverwalk Golf Club in Mission Valley. All proceeds will help Fresh Start achieve its mission of transforming the lives of children with deformities through reconstructive surgery.
28th Annual Shoe Drive to Distribute Thousands of Shoes to Local Homeless Shelters in Long Beach and Orange County
SEAL BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Since 1984 Dr. Marc Spitz of the Foot Pain Center has been conducting a Shoe Drive to distribute thousands of shoes to local homeless shelters in Long Beach and Orange County. The 28th annual Shoe Drive takes place June 11-15, 2012.
Free Monthly Workshops for Would-Be Urban Farmers, Covering Everything from The Ground Up, Come to Orange County
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Would-be urban farmers can learn to grow your own fresh produce, no matter what your skill level or how much space you have available, with help from the City of Irvine, the Orange County Great Park and UCCE Master Gardeners and Food Preservers. Gardening for Adults: Growing Edibles is a monthly, six-part series that will cover the basics of how to grow edibles in your garden, patio or balcony.
Central Valley Tea Party announces Fresno Press Conference: 100 Fresno Businesses Opposed to High Speed Rail
FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Central Valley Tea Party has been commissioned to hold a press conference with 100 Fresno business leaders and owners who will be affected by the imposition of the High-Speed Rail project. The 100 business owners who are on the current High-Speed Rail track line will be present in solidarity to oppose the High-Speed Rail through Fresno.
Calif. environmental non-profit Grades of Green VERTE Event to recognize Environmental Heroes, raise funds to expand program that inspires students
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green has announced its annual awards and green fundraising evening, VERTE, will be held at the LEED Gold-certified Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, Calif. on April 27 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. The evening will feature singer/songwriter, Gregory Alan Isakov, sharing his lyrical hit, '3am,' featured on the hit series 'Brothers and Sisters.'
Market Insight Conference: MCT Trading's COO, Phil Rasori, will speak on the future of the mortgage business
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, will speak on a panel at the Mortgage Insight Conference on April 26 in Sacramento, Calif. The session will analyze the future of the mortgage business and address the challenges and opportunities facing loan originators.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Enjoy an all-day celebration of artisan food, sustainable gardening and creative art at the Great Park's first ever Artisan Food and Arts Festival on Saturday, April 28 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m at The Orange County Great Park. Local chefs and artisans will be on hand to demonstrate delicious fresh dishes from local foods, bread baking, jam, cheese and soda making, and refrigerator pickling.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jackie Fame, Inc. (FAME), the leading kid/teen social network www.JFame.com, is joining forces with The Weinstein Company to promote the movie 'Bully.' After much debate over the rating, the PG-13 version of the anti-bullying documentary will open in 115 theaters.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Invites Angelenos to Get Out of Their Cars and Onto the Streets for Fourth CicLAvia
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, councilmembers, and bike community members this week invited Angelenos to get out of their cars and onto the streets for the City's fourth CicLAvia.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the return of the popular Sunday Streets program with a full schedule of car-free events starting Sunday, March 11th, along the Embarcadero.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) announced today the 29 films selected for the American Film Showcase, an international cultural diplomacy initiative that brings people together worldwide through film.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Californa Newswire/ -- Courtesy of Under One Roof, the NAMES Project Foundation, the AIDS Emergency Fund, and San Francisco businessman Petyr Kane, sections of the renowned AIDS Memorial Quilt will be shown at various locations in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood the week of February 12 – 20, 2012.
Calif. Senator Padilla to Speak at University of Southern California Latino Leaders Fireside Chat Series
VAN NUYS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), Chair of the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee to be keynote speaker at the University of Southern California (USC) this Friday, January 27 at 12 noon in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Rosen Family Theatre, Room 227.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today released additional details on panel participants and the issues that will be covered at the Governor's Conference on Extreme Climate Risks and California's Future.
BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Join in one of Santa's most exhilarating arrivals with the Holiday Toy Express, a 450-ton train covered with giant glittering ornaments and more than 50,000 twinkling lights on Sunday, December 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and sponsored by the Downtown Burbank Partnership.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown will join Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to host the 80th Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday on the West Steps of the State Capitol.