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LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A&I, the fine art photographic printing and services company, will present the work of award-winning photojournalist Tish Lampert at its booth #816 at PhotoLA. The exhibit is part of Lampert's 15-year series on the landmark protests of our times. Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the UN, will dedicate the exhibition in a special event highlighting his world peace initiative.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Carolwood Equities, a privately-held, fully-integrated real estate investment company, just closed a deal for an impressive return and the firm's founders, Andrew Shanfeld and Adam Rubin, partners, say it's just the beginning.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Urbanstylz Entertainment, the independent production company, announced today that its first feature film, 'Trey the Movie,' which was produced for just $68, has grossed more than $150,000 in multiple channels of digital distribution while garnering attention at numerous film festivals. The film tells the story of a man whose life is so overwhelming that he snaps killing everyone in his path. It was Mr. James' directorial debut.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- American-Russian Business Council (ARBC) is pleased to announce that its member and director of the Netflix original documentary 'Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom,' Evgeny Afineevsky, has been awarded the Medal of the Cross of Ivan Mazepa by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- We've all heard the phrase, 'Art imitates life.' And it could not ring truer than in how a new contemporary art movement, Excessivism, founded by American artist, Kaloust Guedel, that showcases the excessiveness present in people's lives, correlates to Donald Trump's bid for the GOP presidential nomination.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayors from five West Coast cities on Thursday signed a joint statement to the federal government seeking full...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A standing-room-only crowd of more than 2,200 affected residents gathered Wednesday night Dec. 9 in Porter Ranch, Calif. They were there to listen to environmental activist Erin Brockovich, scientists and attorneys from Weitz and Luxenberg discuss their legal options against Southern California Gas Co. due to a leak from the natural gas storage well in the hills above their homes, the law firm today announced.
The Miracle of You: new music fuses talents of Paul Luftenegger and NY Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Multi award-winning singer, songwriter and composer Paul Luftenegger and New York Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani, whose hugely successful book 'Dying to be Me' chronicles her struggle with cancer and her near death experience with heaven , are jointly releasing an album to inspire self-love, 'The Miracle of You.'
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Around the world, dolls are a recognized as universal forces to contend with. For centuries they have served as creative artifacts used as toys, religious objects and in celebratory displays. This holiday season, craftswoman Bush Empress is adding to this cultural legacy and introducing a magical line of handmade collectibles known as Personal Spirit Dolls.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Environmental activist Erin Brockovich - whom actress Julia Roberts famously portrayed in an Oscar-winning role - will join environmental and consumer protection attorneys from Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., at a Southern California townhall meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 9, for victims of the Porter Ranch gas leak, Weitz and Luxenberg today announced. (Press Release)
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Regardless of America's focus on 'white nationalism,' Palestinian-Latina-American Sofia Hanan continues on her quest to become Miss California USA 2016. The U.S. has become ultra sensitive to the idea of outsiders living amongst them. Fears heightened after recent Paris attacks and the on-going manhunt for its coordinator.
National Foundation for Military Family Support teams with The Charitable Mint to launch two initiatives
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Helping to weave a critically needed safety net for our nation's soldiers and their loved ones, the non-profit National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) has joined forces with The Charitable Mint to battle urgent needs military families are facing not met by other sources.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRG) and the Downtown Development Authority of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (DDA) today announced the completion of the DDA's modernizing Smart City initiative. The joint collaboration achieves the goal of designing and delivering a mobile solution that provides instant, multi-aspect navigation data.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, KMA Black Belt Champions is proud to host their 16th ceremony showcasing the new Black Belts at their Sherman Oaks, California school. The celebration, at Van Nuys High School Auditorium, is the culmination of a three month testing process.
Phil Sears Collectibles announces Walt Disney Teenage Scrapbook of Original Cartoon Drawings at Auction
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Phil Sears Collectibles LLC announced today that the only known existing scrapbook of original cartoons drawn by Walt Disney will be auctioned at Bonhams in New York City this month. Walt Disney was no more than 17 years old when he drew the 13 cartoon characters in the scrapbook. Two of the characters are rodents, drawn a full 10 years before he created his iconic Mickey Mouse.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Art collectors have something to get excited about. It's a new global art movement called 'Excessivism' and its early adopters date back to the late twentieth century. The movement's founder, American artist Kaloust Guedel, explains that Excessivism is a commentary on economic materialism.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On November 19-21, 2015, MostFit will join more than 300 manufacturers, suppliers, architects and consultants from the sports, recreation, fitness, active-aging and medical fitness industries, plus attendees from 49 states and 20 countries at the 34th annual Athletic Business Conference and Expo.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Darryl Littleton's newest comedy CD, 'Too Raw for Mainstream.' For Darryl Littleton pka D'Militant, no subject is out of bounds, no topic too sensitive, no commentary too raw. With his crackling wit, Littleton holds nothing back, unflinchingly delivering slicing and incisive social and political commentary.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown today approved Assembly Bill 530, Assemblyman Anthony Rendon’s (D-Lakewood) proposal to create a comprehensive...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB), a 501(c)(3) educational organization, will host a black tie gala in celebration...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) President Lewis MacAdams announced today that FoLAR is launching a campaign...
Smart City Alliance to pioneer Intelligent Transit Module, first tangible cloud-based multifunction transportation solution
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRGI), Urban Systems and Rhythm Engineering today announced they have joined forces to launch a strategic Smart City Alliance - a multi-company collaboration with the goal of designing and delivering a cloud-based, multifunction transportation solution that provides data and decision insights to metropolitan transportation managers, professionals and users.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Irene Bih Wakam, a family physician practicing in Ventura, Calif., has been awarded the 2015 Global Health Excellence Award from Student International Development Engagement (SIDE), a program in which students travel abroad to enrich their global experience and contribute to development issues
Intervention Drug Rehab Association launches service to place individuals into correct treatment program
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, addictions to alcohol or illicit substances affect the lives of over 23 million people in the country every year. Intervention Drug Rehab Association has put together a state-of-the-art service to place individuals into the correct addiction treatment program for their specific recovery needs.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- At Right Path Drug Rehab, their compassionate and knowledgeable staff members focus on restoring clients to their maximum potential through an individualized addiction recovery program, complete with support in all areas. No one should have to face recovery alone.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Envy Corner announces their launch of high quality Halloween costumes at unbeatable prices. The decision to move forward with this came from the President of the company, Armen Leylekian, a very successful entrepreneur whose business practices are based on customer demand satisfaction enablement.
Todos Santos Writers Workshop 2016 offers seminars and craft workshops in the art of Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction and More
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Christopher Merrill, director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, has joined the lineup of literary talents featured at the 2016 Todos Santos Writers Workshop (TSWW) January 24 -30. The center for creative writing located in the historic pueblo magico of Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico is in its third year.
Empaxis, Specialists in Back-Office Outsourcing for Investment Management Firms, Opens London Office: Empaxis Europe Limited
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Empaxis Data Management, experts in middle and back-office outsourcing for investment management firms, recently announced expansion into the European market. Empaxis has opened an office in London and has launched Empaxis Europe Limited. Empaxis has also appointed Stefano Nocera to direct the European operations.
U.S. Olympian Justin Reiter files suit and challenges International Olympic Committee in Swiss court
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Olympian Justin Reiter (2014 - Sochi Winter Olympics US Alpine Snowboarding National Team), who rose to national fame in 2013 as the Olympic athlete who had made his pickup truck his home in order to afford top level training, has filed suit in Switzerland against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) seeking to modify the schedule for the 2018 and 2022 Winter Olympics.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment announces the debut comedy CD from the dynamic and talented KAT RADLEY. Hailing from Montclair, Virginia, Kat Radley began her stand-up comedian career as a contestant in Rooftop Comedy's National College Comedy Competition. After being voted into the Final Four by the public, Radley landed a coveted spot in the Aspen Comedy Festival.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As an African American dog photographer, director Foster Corder has always had a special affinity and vision for animals. Over the years, his photographic and film contributions have laid the groundwork for some of the most prominent canine experts in the field. With his two hit web series 'Foster's Animal World TV' and 'Conversations with a Pit Bull' he has solidified himself as a preeminent voice for thousands of dogs, particularly those abused and in the shelters.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Author Gloria Goldwater opens our eyes to the Golden Age of hip-hop music, as it grew from a localized sub-culture to a worldwide lifestyle in 'SuperFly - My Untold Story of Hip-Hop' (ISBN: 978-0991356003). Her writing revisits her wide-eyed enthusiasm as she launched her improbable magazine publishing career, dedicating herself to a genre that was still unfamiliar to mainstream America and a wide array of artists who were just beginning what would become legendary careers.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Reliable group counseling by certified experts is now available online, according to a group of therapists, psychologists, and consultants who have coalesced to form Growthnet, the world's largest multi-lingual network of Web-based group counselors. According to founders John Toomey, Amy Chang, and Savithri Gandhi, current technology allows services to be provided in several languages, with simultaneous interpretation soon to be available in 17 different tongues.
No Escape from Asbestos Liability: AMMCO-Hennessy Handed First Asbestos Defeat by Weitz and Luxenberg
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A Los Angeles County Superior Court jury this month handed Hennessy Industries, Inc. as successor to AMMCO Tools, Inc., its first-ever loss in an asbestos-exposure lawsuit despite the defendant company's self-assurances that the grieving family of an Army veteran and automotive parts store owner who died of mesothelioma had no chance of winning, victorious plaintiffs' law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced.
CivicConnect Parking technology launched as part of Civic Resource Group's Rapidly Growing 'Smart City' Product Suite
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRG) today announced availability of CivicConnect(TM) Parking, the Company's newest addition to its rapidly expanding 'Smart Cities' Product Portfolio. 'CivicConnect Parking' helps cities by streamlining and simplifying public and private parking for residents, workers and visitors.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment announces a new comedy CD from Tobe Hixx, 'Laugh or Die.' Comedy saved Hixx's life! A skinny kid who was often teased and ridiculed by his peers, Hixx ultimately turned to a life of crime that included gangs and selling crack. After stints in both state and federal prison, Hixx chose to return to his first love, comedy.
Schoenwetter Supplements announces RxQ Antioxidant Complex for those faced with excessive life stress
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Schoenwetter Supplements, LLC announces the release of an advanced concept formulation of antioxidants, RxQ Antioxidant Complex. Its proprietary antioxidant formula takes into consideration not only adding antioxidants that can rapidly be depleted but is mindful of the necessary other constituents that serve to help recycle some important antioxidant systems that are everywhere present in our bodies.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Apparelbook, the world's first online sourcing network for the apparel and accessories wholesale industry, today announced the launch of its online marketplace, Apparelbook.net, and package of online branding tools and services. Apparelbook provides an instant and direct source for retailers of all sizes to discover new apparel products and manufacturers via its online marketplace.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iLove.LA announced today that its new site, VipDomains.LA is now open. Anyone now has the chance to takeover a service area, product or the prestige of owning a word for L.A., online. Open to all, benefit now from owning the best .LA domain names. You didn't have to be first ten years ago, bid in auctions, pay extra early fees, or buy from your unwilling competitor.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Steve Comisar is an actor who was convicted of fraud and sent to federal prison. The media and Wikipedia have branded him a con man. Some of Hollywood's major players have served time and can relate to his situation.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Travis Simmons' newest comedy CD, 'The Truth Hurts.' Simmons' brilliant observations, amazing impressions, and astute political commentary are as compelling and authentic as they are hilarious. 'The Truth Hurts' was recorded at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. and is Simmons' first recording for Uproar Entertainment.
Civic Resource Group is First Government Tech Provider to Bring Mobile Augmented Reality Product into Public Sector
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) today announced the worldwide release of CivicAR(TM) - the first Mobile Augmented Reality (AR) solution for the public sector. The new product will enable governments and public sector agencies to deliver information and services directly to citizens and communities in a highly contextual and easy to use mobile environment.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. welcomed the United Nations' top climate change official, Christiana Figueres,...
MostFit Brand Ambassador Tom Holland and New 12 lb Core Hammer featured at 2015 IDEA World Fitness Convention L.A.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MostFit will host Tom Holland, internationally recognized exercise physiologist and certified sports nutritionist, in the MostFit booth (booth 1507) at the 2015 IDEA World Fitness Convention in Los Angeles in July. As MostFit Brand Ambassador, Tom will be leading product demonstrations to include the brand new 12 lb. Core Hammer, the original 8 lb. Core Hammer, SYN Rings and more.
2nd Annual City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience Honors Hip Hop Legend Yolanda 'Yo Yo' Whitaker
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On June 26, 2015, Yolanda 'Yo Yo' Whitaker will be celebrated at the 2nd Annual City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience through awards and a live performance produced by Darryl Pitts (DP Productions) and partners Kevin and Schvone Rouse (Rouse House Entertainment). For over 25 years, Whitaker has influenced the world of hip hop.
Le French Festival 2015: A 10-Day Bastille Day Celebration in Los Angeles of French Artisans and Culture
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In a celebration of French artisans and culture in Los Angeles, Selavi Global and Canard Duchene Champagne have teamed up to launch the brand new 'Le French Festival' set to take place across Los Angeles from July 4-14, 2015. The event will end with a closing night party produced by French Tuesdays on Bastille Day, July 14 at Riviera 31 at the Sofitel Hotel.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Weitz and Luxenberg P.C., today announced it is investigating claims from members of the fishing industry, property owners and others harmed by an oil spill that began Tuesday and blighted the shoreline just north of Santa Barbara, Calif.
Civic Resource Group International Names Former VMware Global VP Dane Smith as New Company President
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group Intl. (CRGI) is pleased to announce that Dane Smith has joined the company as President. Mr. Smith comes to CRGI from On-Ramp Wireless, an IoT technology provider. In his role, Mr. Smith will be responsible for providing strategic leadership for the Company by working with the CRGI Executive Team, their Advisory Board, and community leaders to establish long-term goals, strategies, plans, and policies for implementing successful Smart City campaigns globally.
MostFit welcomes certified sports nutritionist and exercise physiologist Tom Holland, as a Brand Ambassador
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MostFit is excited and proud to announce the onboarding of internationally recognized exercise physiologist and certified sports nutritionist Tom Holland, as a Brand Ambassador.
Los Angeles Celebrates Veterans on 71st Anniversary of D-Day, 70th Anniversary of VE Day, and 50th Anniversary Vietnam War
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Celebrated philanthropists Jane and Bert Boeckmann of Galpin Ford and the Heritage League of the Second Air Division, today announced they have joined forces again to honor WWII Veterans at the 71th Anniversary D-Day Luncheon at The Proud Bird, in Los Angeles, on June 6. All WWII and Vietnam Veterans, as well as their friends and family, are encouraged and invited to attend.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted last Tuesday to support Assembly Bill 530, Assemblyman Anthony...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) today announced it is working with Microsoft on Microsoft CityNext, an initiative designed to help governments, businesses, and citizens re-imagine what is next for their cities. For the first time in history, more than one-half of the world's population live in urban areas and nearly 70 percent of people will live in cities by 2050.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'In the electronic revolution we live in, nothing makes an impact and expresses your gratitude more than the classic handwritten thank you note, sent in the mail with a stamp!' says Kelly Browne, author of the bestselling book, '101 Ways To Say Thank You' (ISBN: 9781402747021; Sterling Publishing)
Calif. Senator Hall and Certified Nursing Assistants Demand Quality Assurance at Skilled Nursing Facilities – SB 779
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senate Bill (SB) 779 authored by Calif .Senator Isadore Hall, III (D-South Bay), and sponsored by SEIU-United Long Term Care Workers (ULTCW), would address understaffing that currently places the lives of nursing home residents at risk.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, nursing home workers from throughout L.A. County will rally in support of Calif. Senate Bill (SB)...
Civic Resource Group International Makes Cloud-based CivicConnect Water Conservation Platform Available to Drought-Stricken California Cities
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRG) today announced immediate availability of its award-winning CivicConnect(TM) Water Conservation and Drought Management Platform to all the Cities and Water Agencies throughout California.
Master Jeweler David Bellman and Segway inventor Dean Kamen unveil AquaSonic Wave for Daytime Emmy Stars
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This year's Daytime Emmy(R) Award stars will walk away with trophies and accolades as well as learning about a revolutionary new invention, The AquaSonic Wave. Co-created by Dean Kamen, creator of the Segway, and Master Jeweler David Bellman, the AquaSonic Wave provides a novel, time-effective way to keep diamonds and other precious jewelry sparkling like new.
L.A. Mayor Garcetti Launches 'Save the Drop' Campaign, encouraging Angelenos to address the Epic Drought
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti launched a major, citywide water conservation outreach campaign – "Save the...
New book by Margaret Galabe is unforgettable story of the human spirit triumphing over poverty, hopelessness and despair
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Margaret Galabe, author, award-winning humanitarian, philanthropist, and founder of Student International Development Engagement (SIDE), a program in which students travel abroad to enrich their global experience, contribute to development issues, shares her experiences as a member of the team that brought this pilot project to fruition in this meaningful, heartfelt, and insightful, illustrated book.
CivicConnect Project Audience is new cultural event management cloud-based application on Salesforce AppExchange
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International today announced it has launched CivicConnect(TM) Project Audience on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering and enabling arts and cultural organizations and businesses operating in the public sector to connect and provide rich services and cultural experiences to citizens through a variety of digital channels.