City: Los Angeles

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A Ghost Worked on the New Instrumental Album by The G-Man

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- When Scott G began to mix The G-Man's new album, "Audio Takes a Stand" produced by Songs and Soundtracks, he...

Jazz Prodigy Eric Reed to Perform at Get a Life Childcare Foundation’s First Annual Jazz to Support Life Event

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Get a Life Childcare Foundation, the only non-profit foundation in the nation dedicated to caring for children whose parents or...

Firebombers Incorporated: The Future of Wildland Firefighting?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- As global warming causes mega-fires to become the norm, as firefighting budgets are slashed, firefighting aircraft are grounded due to...

Breakthrough Children’s Video Series Prepares Kids Ages 2-5 for Childhood’s Big Milestones

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- ThinkBox Inc. today announces the release of "Showy Show! Preschool Show," the first in a new live action educational video...

Music and Social Networking Get Redefined in New Interactive Site from BETA Records

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Giving musicians and music lovers more power and flexibility than ever before, BETA Records (betarecords.com) has launched a newly expanded...

Hip Hop from Spain: Pachecos – Fear Of A Green Planet

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- New album coming from Latin Thug Records: Following up on the success of their debut album "Beat Hustlers," Barcelona Spain's...

New Marinello Spa Academy Location Opens in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Marinello Schools of Beauty is pleased to announce the opening of the new Spa Academy on North Fairfax Avenue in...

Stickam and Media Mayhem Corporation Sign Exclusive Online Advertising Agreement

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) has signed an exclusive advertising representation deal with live social networking (streaming) giant Stickam.com. MMC will...

Media Mayhem Corporation Names Douglas Maher as Public Relations Specialist

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announces Thursday the addition of Public Relations Pro Douglas Maher as the company's new Public Relations...

The New Dick and Dee Dee Review: Sunny, Sweet Rock and Roll from Simpler Times

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Dee Dee Phelps, the original member of the Warner Bros. Records duo Dick and Dee Dee, and singer/actor Michael Dunn,...

SolarReserve CEO Terry Murphy to Speak at European Tech Conference

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Terry Murphy, President and CEO of California-based solar thermal power company SolarReserve, has been tapped to speak about the future...

California Court of Appeal Finds in Metrolink’s Favor

LOS ANGELES, Calif.-- Today the State appellate court decided in Metrolink's favor on a question important to Metrolink and commuter railroads across the country...

Environmental Advocate David S. Honda Appointed to Oversight Board of Controversial L.A. Landfill

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Los Angeles business leader and environmental sustainability advocate David S. Honda has been appointed to the Sunshine Canyon Landfill Local...

Los Angeles Based Media Mayhem Corporation Has the Answer to Multi-Media Platform Marketing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announced Friday that the company has assumed a "tight control" on the war for breaking multi-media...

undrest.(R) Apparel to be Featured in MTV Movie Awards Gift Bag

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Los Angeles based apparel company undrest.(R) has been picked to be in this year's coveted MTV Movie Awards giveaway bag....

YoungYou Expands Headquarters in Los Angeles and Will Open Rejuvenation Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- YoungYou Corporation, an international weight-loss and anti-aging research and development company, today affirmed its commitment to enabling its customers to...

Millions Join First Global Laugh For World Peace

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Dr. Madan Kataria, creator of Laughter Yoga, has long dreamt of having simultaneous laughter sessions in different parts of the...

SolarReserve Hires Top Energy and Technology Expert Tom Georgis

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal power company, has announced the hiring of Tom Georgis as Vice President of Development....

L.A. Lawyer Requests The U.N. and E.U. Impose Trade Sanctions on The U.S. and Arizona for Alleged Human Rights Violations

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and LONDON, England -- Los Angeles Attorney, Frederick A. Romero, a decorated United States Marine Corp. veteran, who has been awarded the Purple Heart medal and was previously honorably discharged as a sergeant, has requested the United Nations, European Union and Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to impose trade sanctions against the United States and to freeze U.S. assets abroad.

Metrolink Turns a New Shade of Green on Earth Day with MotivePower MPXpress Commuter Locomotive

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Continuing its long history of environmental friendliness, Metrolink marks Earth Day by unveiling its newest locomotive - the cleanest diesel-electric option available - and stressing that riding Metrolink even one day a week makes a difference to the environment. Simply switching to public transit can slim down a commuter's daily carbon emissions by 20 pounds.

Lucy Hood to Deliver Keynote Presentation at Private Capital Network Breakfast in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Lucy Hood, former president of Fox Mobile Entertainment will deliver a keynote presentation at the Los Angeles Private Capital Network meeting this month. On April 22nd, the event will kick off at 8:30 a.m. at the Custom Hotel where Hood will share recent experiences pioneering mobile business models and also discuss future plans.

According to Loquvam Law, Most American’s Wealth is Lost by the Third Generation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Loquvam Law, Southern California's premier estate planning law firm asserts that traditional "bare bones" estate planning has focused primarily on what happens after death and usually passes on financial wealth outright with no conditions or safeguards. Today's American families are realizing that these outdated, traditional estate planning methods are failing them and their families, and they are wanting a more holistic approach to deal with today's real life issues.

New e-Book Brings Professional Photo-Illustration Effects to Digital Photographers

Peter iNova eBookLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- A new interactive publication brings great flexibility to every photographer using Adobe Photoshop 7 through CS3 running on Windows or Mac. The just-released eBook includes literally hundreds of new, productive and exotic treatments, effects, transformations and conversions of almost any digital image. The work is "Lights...Digital Camera...ACTIONS!" (ISBN: 1-882383-39-7) by Peter iNova, and is the first digital photography eBook available on a USB Flash drive.

ONEsite Delivers Leading Social Network Scalability with Dramatic Capacity Upgrade

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- ONEsite, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise community and social networking software, announced today the launch of its new Class A datacenter and a series of wide ranging performance enhancements to the patent-pending technology of the ONEsite Platform.

MyHollywoodFilm Creates Virtual Studio System and P2P Networking Community

MyHollywoodFilm MHFLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- MyHollywoodFilm, a global virtual studio for the Independent Film production and education industry, has established a unique P2P networking community. Filmmakers can find instruction, establish their careers, create the films of tomorrow and gain worldwide, viewable exposure, 24/7.

13th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Set for April 26-27 at UCLA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Readers, writers and book-lovers of all ages will come together Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th to participate in the highly anticipated 13th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the UCLA campus.

TechGenii CEO Barbara Bickham Named Digital Media Expert in Entrepreneur Influencers Issue

TechGenii CEO Barbara BickhamLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Barbara Bickham is the wizard behind the curtain and is creating digital media magic at TechGenii, Inc. And, as a result, Entrepreneur Magazine recently recognized her as an expert in the field of digital media. Entrepreneur Magazine picks the nation's top 25 influencers - individuals, groups or trends - that they believe will have substantial impact on business owners in the coming year.

Metrolink Board Considers Fare Increase

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- In 2007, Metrolink's Board of Directors approved a three year program of annual system wide average fare adjustments of 3.5% that would take effect on July 1, 2007, 2008 and 2009 to keep pace with higher costs to operate commuter train service. Because of the escalating cost of diesel fuel, scheduled increases in costs for operating services contracts and new start-up costs related to the arrival of additional passenger cars in 2009, the Board is considering a fare increase of up to 7.5%.

Uproar’s Re-launch Revolutionizes the Casual Gamer Experience

Uproar.com gamesLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Uproar.com, a popular entertainment and gaming internet brand created in 1995, has been re-launched by Firstlook. Originally a place for casual gamers to come and play free TV game shows like Family Feud and Jeopardy, Uproar's new community-driven site helps casual gamers to easily find the best and newest online casual games.

Triumph from Tragedy: Self-Made Hip-Hop Artist SOLOW13 Spreads the TRUTH

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Underground Mexican hip-hop artist/entrepreneur, SOLOW13, breaks the music game wide open by establishing his own label, TRUTH LOVES LA WFAMILIA, LLC or simply LAWFAMILIA, LLC. The new imprint is a collaborative partnership between SOLOW13 and famed West Coast label, Latin Thug Records - best known for being founded by Cypress Hill's Sen Dog and home to the Reyes Brothers, B Real's "Gunslinger" albums and many other notable releases.

New DVD Documentary Series, 400 Years of English History, Brings The Tudors to Life

400 Years of English HistoryLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- In a new documentary series on DVD, released by Gallery of Historical Figures(R), artist and raconteur George Stuart gives his take on the formative and often turbulent history of England. Murder, treachery, greed, love and hate punctuate the timeline, as the country evolves from Tudor absolutism into constitutional monarchy of Victoria.

Leading Social Networking Provider Acquired by ONEsite Inc.

ONEsite IncLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- ONEsite Inc., the leading provider of enterprise community and social networking software, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Social Platform LLC, well recognized as a key player in the custom white label social networking software space.

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.

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.

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.

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.

SolarReserve Announces Appointment of Kevin Smith, a Top Power Plant Development Expert

Concentrated Solar Power plantLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal company that has recently commercialized an innovative heat storage technology that provides utility-scale solar power on demand, today announced that Kevin Smith has been hired to serve as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Development.

SOLOW13 Brings the Heat with His Debut CD Release WARRIOR13 on Latin Thug Records

hip hop artist SOLOW13LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Latin Thug Records presents the debut album from ground-breaking artist SOLOW13. The album will be available in stores and online February 26, 2008. Produced by SOLOW13 and Aaron (T-Bone) Boatright. The project represents a lifetime of work and experiences from this breaking talent. Legendary mastering engineer Brian "Big Bass" Gardner mastered the project to create what will surely become a classic, iconic album.

Fashion Launch: Insurance Professional Trades in Ties for T-shirts and Creates Positive Messages

Bob Johnson ProjectLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- After 39 years of working as an insurance professional, Bob Johnson of the Bob Johnson Project, decided it was time for a change. Upon retiring, he traded in his ties for t-shirts and has worked with a designer to create a t-shirt line with a positive message.

Celebrity Nurse to the Stars Gives Advice to Families on Toddler Sleep Routine

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Dee Rule, "Baby Nurse and Nanny to the Stars," has been helping families for over 18 years. She is now making the media circuit and offering free advice to parents who need answers on sleep routines.

The Rose Parade is a Train Ride Away with Metrolink

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Metrolink is offering special service to the Tournament of Roses Parade on both the Antelope Valley and San Bernardino Lines on New Year's Day. Just take the train to Los Angeles Union Station and transfer for free with a valid Metrolink ticket onto the Metro Gold Line. The Gold Line will take you right to the parade route.

B Real of Cypress Hill Brings the Heat with His New Mixtape Release

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Rap icon B Real of Cypress Hill brings the heat just in time to melt away those holiday blues with the release of his eagerly anticipated new mixtape, The Gunslinger 3: For A Few Dollars More on Latin Thug Records, available in stores and online December 11 across the USA.

Holiday Shoppers Can Now Easily Find Gifts Made in the USA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Big box stores make it difficult for shoppers to find products made close to home. However, MadeinUSAForever.com lists hundreds of products, all American made, that promise to make gift giving easy, safe and fun. Lately, there has been an increased interest in safety and products. According to the Wall Street Journal, 45 million toys have been recalled this year and others are likely to be added to the list.

Instant ‘Man Magnet’ – Luxury Sports Logo Belts, Bags and Scarves Score with Female Fans

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- A stunning, new line of accessories with shimmering crystal team logos on bags, belts and scarves has just been introduced by L.A. designer, Betsy Stephens. According to Rachael Ray and Lara Spencer (The Insider), the latest, greatest "man magnet" is to don these fabulous accessories, whether you're a sports fan or just want to fake it.

Holiday Toy Express Rolls into Burbank and Glendale

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Metrolink's Holiday Toy Express(TM) the 450 ton holiday train decked out with over 50,000 twinkling lights and decorations rolls into Downtown Burbank and Glendale on Friday, Dec. 7. VIP guests include Los Angeles County Supervisor, Michael Antonovich and Assemblymember, Paul Krekorian.

Social Platform LLC Positioned in the Magic Quadrant Report for Team Collaboration and Social Software

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Social Platform LLC, a leading provider of white label social networking software, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the niche players quadrant in the "Team Collaboration and Social Software, 2007 Magic Quadrant" (*Note 1) report.

BETA Records Bridges the Gap between PHP and JAVA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- BETA Records, in anticipation of their upcoming release of Version 3 of their online music social community, has created a technological innovation that could ultimately allow websites to become more dynamic, creative and sophisticated while enabling companies to cut costs and reduce loads on servers needed in large-scale clusters.

FreeOverstock Resurrected as CostsZero – Dead Internet Startup Comes Back to Life

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- In less time than it took its URL to propagate across the world wide web, internet startup www.freeoverstock.com operated by New Venture Company was flat-lining by Monday morning and pronounced dead (i.e. offline) by late Tuesday. Possibly one of the shortest-lived internet startups in history, considering it was launched only the Thursday before.

Where on The Web is Everything for Free? How About FreeOverstock.com

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Start-up website FreeOverstock.com, owned by New Venture Company, claims to give away overstock merchandise for absolutely nothing. Sure, there's plenty of free stuff on the web. Free fonts, free screen savers, free music... many with a free virus attached. And it's a given that nobody gives away valuables like toasters, MP3 players, and jewelry.

Products Exclusively ‘Made in USA’ Touted at New Online Shopping Portal

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- "Sustainable" has become an American buzz word and "buy local" is a message that is popping up everywhere. That's why a newly launched e-commerce site, MadeinUSAForever, promises to sell items made only in the U.S. It's no secret that manufacturing in the U.S. is on the decline.

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