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    The Truth Hurts: Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Travis Simmons

    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.
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    Calif. Gov. Brown, Top U.N. Official Call for Action at Every Level on Climate Change

    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.

    Southern California Oil Spill Victims' Claims being explored by Weitz & Luxenberg

    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.
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    L.A. County Board of Supervisors Unanimously Votes to Support L.A. River Legislation – AB 530

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted last Tuesday to support Assembly Bill 530, Assemblyman Anthony...

    Civic Resource Group International working with Microsoft on CityNext for 'Smart Cities' Tech

    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.

    Author Kelly Browne Reissues '101 Ways To Say Thank You' with Social Media Tips for 2015

    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)
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    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.
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    Hundreds of Calif. Nursing Home Workers to Rally in Support of Senate Bill 779 on April 23, 2015

    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.
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    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.

    M4VGear DRM Media Converter for Windows adds iTunes 12.1 Support with v5.1

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- M4VGear Inc. this month released version 5.1.0 of M4VGear DRM Media Converter for Windows to add support of iTunes 12.1. Until now, M4VGear is the only DRM Media Converter Software in the market that runs iTunes M4V conversion smoothly under all iTunes versions.

    SensibleHerbs launches new online boutique delivering options for healthy consumers, including discount herbs and supplements

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based online retailer SensibleHerbs announced its launch at Natural Products Expo West fulfilling increased demand for discount herbs and supplements nation-wide. Starting with a fresh clean design and discount pricing up to 35 percent off SRP, SensibleHerbs.com is a positive entry into the natural products marketplace online.

    Autistic Teen Singer Autumn Sky Wolfe Succeeding Despite the Odds

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The word 'autism' strikes fear in most people's hearts but teen Autumn Sky Wolfe is battling it with a singing career and bold live performances. 'Here is a young woman who is unshakable in her delivery of a song,' states manager Meredith Day of Starmaker Machinery. 'When she performs, she exhibits resolve and power that can uplift the entire audience.'

    MostFit Introduces Stability Training Tools: Core Hammer is a Whole New Way to Train

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MostFit has just released the new Core Hammer to the market. If you're looking to add a new dimension of intensity, explosive muscle engagement and core training to your exercise regimen, or for your clients, this fits the bill. Core Hammer follows the launch of MostFit's SYN Rings - a revolutionary product that changes the paradigm of stability training.

    Geoffrey Lipman Joins Civic Resource Group International as Special Advisor, Global Travel and Tourism

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRG) today announced the appointment of Geoffrey Lipman as Special Advisor, Global Travel and Tourism. CRG has also entered a strategic partnership with Greenearth.travel of which Mr. Lipman is Chairman.

    Anthem Inc. Data Breach Lawsuit Helps Kids, Too, says Weitz & Luxenberg P.C.

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Anthem Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) data breach class action lawsuit brought this month by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. seeks to protect tens of millions of children - and not just adults - affected by the health insurance giant's massive loss of sensitive confidential records, the New York-based law firm today announced.

    Teenager Autumn Sky Wolfe Creates Inspiring Music Combining Autism and Artistry

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When 18-year-old Autumn Sky Wolfe was diagnosed with autism, the last thing on anyone's mind was a singing career. Yet she now has an EP on iTunes and has been nominated by New Music Weekly magazine as Best New Adult Contemporary Artist as well as Crossover Artist of the Year.

    Calif. Home Care Providers Rally to Demand Gov. Brown Keep Promise of Equal Treatment Under the Law

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Caregivers who provide in-home support for elderly Californians and people with disabilities will stand in solidarity at a...

    Canadian Music Producer Chris Noxx Lands in L.A. to record with Legendary Mogul Dr Dre

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quietly over the last decade, Nova Scotia native Chris Noxx has been building his resume. As a producer, composer and arranger he started making trips to and from his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Music hub Los Angeles, Calif.

    Anthem Inc. Customer Data Breach Sparks Class Action Lawsuit, Weitz & Luxenberg Announces

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C., today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against the nation's second-largest health insurer, Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc., following disclosure earlier this month that the private information of 80 million Anthem customers was stolen in a massive online data breach.

    Civic Resource Group International welcomes Former Microsoft Europe Chairman Jan Muhlfeit to Advisory Board

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRG) today announced the appointment of Jan Muhlfeit as Special Advisor and Chairman, CRG International. In his dual role, Mr. Muhlfeit will help guide the company as it establishes and expands its leadership position and capabilities in Digital Government on a global level.

    Smart Cities Council welcomes Civic Resource Group International as Associate Partner

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRG) is delighted to announce their appointment as Associate Partner in the Smart Cities Council. CRG will participate with the Smart Cities Council as a technology solutions provider and a champion of the 'Smart Cities' concept of 'digital' transformation by providing solutions that streamline the traditional organization and management of urban living.

    Civic Resource Group announces its designation as APN Technology Partner in AWS Partner Network

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRG) is pleased to announce its designation as an APN Technology Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN), a program which provides technical, business, and marketing support and provides a way for customers to identify partners with proven experience on AWS.

    Actor and felon Steve Comisar to ask Mark Wahlberg for a little help

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mark Wahlberg will be asked to 'step up and help' fellow actor Steve Comisar who will be released from prison in 2018. Wahlberg, Robert Downey Jr., Wesley Snipes, Tim Allen, and Danny Trejo are among the top Hollywood stars who served time in prison.

    CRG partners with DrivenBI to offer cloud-based data analysis platform to Government Sectors

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DrivenBI LLC today announced that Civic Resource Group International (CRG), the innovative developer of CivicConnect(TM), first of a kind fully integrated Mobile / Cloud / Data First platform and solutions for government and civic organizations, is now an authorized reseller of DrivenBI's market leading cloud-based data analysis platform, SRK.

    Civic Resource Group International Named to CIOReview Top 20 Most Promising Government Technology Providers

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRG), a leading provider of Mobile/Cloud/Data First solutions for the broad public sector, announced today that the Company has been selected to the CIOReview 'Top 20 Most Promising Government Technology Providers' list, a recognition indicative of CRG's role in leading the digital transformation of the broad public sector in both the U.S. and international markets.
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    Calif. Congressman Cardenas to Represent Los Angeles on Critical House Subcommitees in 2015

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the prestigious House Committee on Energy and...

    Gordon Brush FootMate System Receives Endorsement from College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine

    COMMERCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The FootMate(R) System by Gordon Brush has acquired a powerful partner. The American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine ('ACFAOM') has endorsed the FootMate System. It is a complete foot care system for cleaning, soothing, stimulating, and massaging feet in the shower.
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    L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti to Administer Oath of Office to Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza at Community Event on Saturday

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to administer community oath of office to Senator Tony Mendoza at the Norwalk...
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    Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas will now be Los Angeles' voice on the most powerful committee in the U.S. House of...

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas will now be Los Angeles’ voice on the most powerful committee in the...

    Galorath Inc. announces Estimator of the Year Award for 2014 goes to Dr. Ricardo Valerdi

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galorath, Inc., creator of SEER(R) project estimation software, is excited to announce that it has awarded its 2014 Estimator of the Year honor to Dr. Ricardo Valerdi, professor at the University of Arizona.

    Civic Resource Group CEO Gregory G. Curtin wins 'Vision Award' at World Economic Summit

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group CEO, Gregory G. Curtin, Ph.D. attended the World Economic Forum Summit on the Global Agenda held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Nov. 9 - 12 and as a member of The Future of Government Council was among the winners of the 'Vision Award' for the Future of Government Smart Toolbox, a report published in June 2014 that addresses the ways technology can help governments improve services, security, transparency and innovation.

    California Safe Schools, a child's environmental health coalition, receives 2014 Neotrope NonProfit PR Grant

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Safe Schools (CSS) today announces it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to CSS over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

    Wahoo's Fish Taco Co-Founder Wing Lam shares his road to success and what it means to pay it forward

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Money Matters with Dino, hosted by Dino Katsiametis, a local radio show about establishing and maintaining personal wealth, interviews local entrepreneurial legend Wing Lam, co-founder of Wahoo's Fish Taco restaurants. The show airs live every Sunday morning at 7 a.m. on 'The Patriot' KEIB AM1150 and is always available on iTunes and for on-demand viewing.

    Documentary Film director Eric Schwartz shows Chicano contribution to worldwide body-art culture

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tattoos adorn the bodies of over 45 million Americans and the phenomenon of ink-on-flesh is now global. One area often overlooked when discussing tattoo art is the contribution of the Chicano community. 'The elevation of the tattoo to the status of art can be directly traced to Chicano culture,' notes Eric Schwartz, director of the documentary motion picture, 'Tattoo Nation.'

    The Original Patented Selfie Stick Proves 10 Years Later that Not all Selfie Poles are Created Equal

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When Wayne Fromm invented and patented the Quik Pod, the original 'selfie stick,' more than 10 years ago, he had no idea how popular selfies would become. In fact, according to an article in Psychology Today, selfies have redefined how we document experiences.

    SuperFly Magazine Publisher Gloria Goldwater announces New Book on Her Untold Story of Hip-Hop Legacy

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- New book, 'SuperFly - My Untold Story of Hip-Hop' (ISBN: 9780991356010), authored by Gloria Goldwater, pulls back the curtain on how the popular hip-hop magazine, SuperFly, that launched in the early 90s, came to be and why it ultimately folded.

    New web portal hopes to offer the best travel deal guide for Vegas Tourism

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's not hard to lose money in Las Vegas, says new start-up VegasTourism.com. Remember the phrase, The house always wins? For the most part, gone are the days when hotel-casino heads figured that if they could get the tourists there, they'd spend so much money gambling it was worth it to sell prime rib plates for $4.99 and offer cheap entertainment.

    At Educause 2014, Meru Networks Inc. and Utelogy Corp Showcase Intelligent Campus AV Solutions

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy Corporation, creator of audio-visual control and management software will demonstrate its capabilities over SDN-enabled Wi-Fi(R) powered by Meru Networks, Inc. in booth 1037 at Educause 2014, being held September 29 through October 2, 2014 in Orlando, Fla. Meru is a leader in intelligent networking and the only wireless LAN vendor to have received OpenFlow(TM) conformance.

    Indie feature film from director Eric Schwartz presents the stories behind the phenomenon of ink-on-flesh

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- There is plenty of body art on display in 'Tattoo Nation,' the alternative lifestyle documentary feature film from director Eric Schwartz, but none more famous than the one on the chest of actor Danny Trejo. 'Tattoo Nation' is emerging as the definitive look at how tattoos went from underground and illegal just a few years ago to mass acceptance and the status of art. The film has garnered rave reviews when screened at film festivals around the country.

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