City: Los Angeles

City: Los Angeles

Los Angeles News - business, entertainment and technology news from Los Angeles, California

City: Los Angeles

City: Los Angeles
Los Angeles News - business, entertainment and technology news from Los Angeles, California
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Calif. Assemblymember Hall Statement on Second HIV Transmission of Adult Film Actor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement following the announcement today that a...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Assemblymember Hall warns Adult Film Industry that move to lift moratorium on film production without requiring condoms is 'dangerous'

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to the adult film industry’s...

Jon Gheri presents Theatrical Fashion Show which will help launch Nourishing Minds of our Youth

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jon Gheri presents 'Theatrical Fashion Show' on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Red Carpet begins at 3:30 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres will be served during the event. The show begins at 4 p.m. featuring fashion designs influenced by the 1920's, 1940's and 1960's along with songs from popular recording artists from each of these eras.

Business Management and CAPS Continuing Education Courses Offered by Southern California Remodelers Council

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Southern California Remodelers Council is conducting courses on September 26 in the areas of Marketing and Communication Strategies for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS I), September 27, Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS II) and Business Management for Building Professionals on October 29, 2013.
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Assemblymember Hall Releases Statement on Constitutionality of Requiring Condoms in Adult Films

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to U.S. District Judge Dean...
L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Nationally Recognized for Efforts in Innovation and Outstanding Partnerships

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) announced today the win of two of the six Professional Practices...

Photographer Ding Kalis' 'The Los Angeles River Flows' Opens in L.A. at the Calumet Gallery

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.

Jim Gillette of Edgewood Partners Insurance Center named a 40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leader

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Jim Gillette has been selected by Business Insurance magazine as a '40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leader' award winner. Gillette is one of only eight to receive this honor in the Western Region.

VLP Law Group Expands Technology Transaction Practice with Addition of Darius Kharabi in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Darius Kharabi has joined the firm as Partner in the Technology Transactions practice. Darius will be based in Los Angeles, Calif. Mr. Kharabi advises companies in a variety of industries, with a focus on the health care and technology spaces.

Los Angeles PR and Marketing Firm NEOTROPE announces annual NonProfit Public Relations Grant Winners for 2013

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope(R), an advertising, marketing and PR firm launched in 1983, announced today the recipients of its annual Non-Profit PR Grant for 2013. Each worthy cause is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 charity 'doing good' on a local, or national level. As part of this in-kind grant program, Neotrope is providing PR solutions, news dissemination (through its Send2Press(R) Newswire service), online advertising, and social media marketing for the charities.

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.

Harvard World Mind Network, Friends Beyond Borders announce New Prize to Encourage Research in Brain-Computer 'Avatar' Interaction

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In the wake of the recent Global Future 2045 Conference in New York City, a consortium of researchers has announced two prizes intended to inspire further exploration in these areas. The Harvard World Mind Network, Friends Beyond Borders, BatangasVarsitarian.net and the Futures Project will present the inaugural Joy Awards.

Velplex LLC announces their TopProdeals portal drills down to top discounts for Dental Medical Supplies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Velplex, LLC announced this week that after one year, TopProdeals(TM), a technology platform that connects buyers and sellers of discount dental supplies, has evolved into being an industry leader. On average, dentists realize an average savings of 50 to 75 percent off retail prices. Product diversity is also a key to the site's success.

Bright Spanish spells out a New Way to Learn: Teachers Provide Free Live Online Spanish Classes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bright Spanish, an organization comprised of a small group of Spanish teachers, is offering free six-week Spanish courses online. The classes are taught live in a video conference 'classroom,' where students listen to the teacher and participate in real time. The group hopes to make Spanish learning more accessible by providing interactive, guided classes that anyone can take regardless of their location or budget.

Stories Behind Andrew Dice Clay Movie 'Ford Fairlane' Now Available in Kindle Edition

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Marking the 23rd anniversary of 'The Adventures of Ford Fairlane,' the controversial 1990 motion picture released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Renny Harlin, and starring Andrew Dice Clay, indie e-Book publisher Cultmachine is offering Ford Fairlane fans for the first time the original stories on which the movie was based.

Daniel Edwards latest pop culture romp to feature Nude Pregnant Kim Kardashian 'Fertility Statue' to debut at LAB ART Gallery

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A nude pregnant sculpture of Kim Kardashian with her belly fully accessible for gallery-goers to rub for 'good luck' is set for L.A. exhibit. The statue joins the celebrity baby sculptures created recently by artist Daniel Edwards; celebrating the beauty of celebrity pregnancy. The work, part of the artist's 'Celebrity Baby Boomer' series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture 'Monument to Pro-Life,' which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, will be revealed at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles.
Calif. Governor Brown

Los Angeles Leaders and Calif. Gov. Brown Call for Action on Plan to Improve School Funding System and Restore Local Control

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined with education and business leaders and elected officials at...

California Council on Economic Education receives State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- CCEE (California Council on Economic Education) recently received an $8,000 State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers through the CCEE Virtual Economics 4.0 program. The teachers trainings are intended to help educators increase student understanding of economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts.
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring May 9 as Korea-California Friendship Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in a meeting with South Korean President Park Geun-hye, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. presented a proclamation...

Celebrity artist Daniel Edwards concludes artist's Celebrity Baby Boomer series that began with 2006 controversial sculpture Monument to Pro-Life

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leaked 3D ultrasounds of Socialite Kim Kardashian and Duchess of Cambridge Catherine 'Kate' Middleton have been fabricated into works of art by pop-culture artist Daniel Edwards; concluding his 'Celebrity Baby Boomer' series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture 'Monument to Pro-Life,' which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, at select venues in the Los Angeles area this summer, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

AC Talent Agency and Next Model Management have formed a strategic partnership

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, AC Talent Agency and Next Model Management announced they have formed a strategic partnership. Anna Chudoba Womack, founder of AC Talent, will be in charge of theatrical and commercial bookings for SAG/AFTRA projects for Next.
L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Makes Groundbreaking Efforts to Change the Way Citizens Vote in L.A. County

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) is kicking off the design phase of the Voting Systems...

Kelly Kyle joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center as senior account manager in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kelly Kyle as a senior account manager in its Los Angeles office. Kyle brings 12 years of experience in the healthcare and wellness insurance sector to EPIC.

Karl Kim of Retirement Planning Advisors Inc is quickly gaining a reputation as California's 'go-to-guy' in retirement crisis planning

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Retirement Planning Advisors, Inc.'s Karl Kim CFP, CLTC, is a Medi-Cal specialist who is quickly gaining a reputation for being California's 'go-to-guy' in the retirement crisis planning arena. In fact, RPA is California's first firm completely dedicated to retirement crisis planning and pre-planning.
Climate Resolve

Environmental Community Hosts Forum to Discuss L.A.'s Future with 2013 Run-off Election Candidates

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Climate Resolve, the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club, and Green LA Coalition, in collaboration with...

Retirement crisis expert and author Karl Kim Offers Medi-Cal and Long-term Care Solutions in his New Book

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to retirement crisis expert. and author of 'Don't Go Broke Paying the Nursing Home' (ISBN: 978-0988902619), Karl Kim, CFP, CLTC; each year thousands of people are thrust into a 'care crisis' when a family member or loved one needs long-term care.

GROW Elect welcomes Josh Valdez, DBA to Board, will help to Ensure California Latino Republican Voices Are Heard

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has accepted an appointment to the Board of GROW Elect, Latino Consultants announced today. GROW Elect is a political organization founded in 2011 for the purpose of electing Latino Republicans to local office in California.
Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi Backs Law Enforcement, Introduces New Bill on Realignment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) announced a bill that will aid law enforcement with the effects of prison...

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.

Los Angeles BBB 'Expelled' from the National Organization for Failure to Meet Better Business Bureau Standards (Updated)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to a press release issued today, the "BBB of the Southland," the Better Business Bureau that served...

Dealpoint Merrill welcomes Sterling McGregor as Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dealpoint Merrill (a subsidiary of The Merrill Group of Companies), a regional owner and operator of value added adaptive reuse properties, retail conversions and investments, is proud to announce Sterling McGregor has joined the company as Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer.

Street Artist Takes MONOPOLY Money for Art, Paints Oscar Winner Adrien Brody's Car as Game Piece

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.

Renowned photographer Wayne Schoenfeld returns to the big top in 'Circus of the Heart' his celebrated Icons Iconoclasts circus trilogy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Renowned photographer Wayne Schoenfeld returns to the big top in 'Circus of the Heart,' the completion of his celebrated Icons/Iconoclasts circus trilogy, the largest contemporary photographic series of the 1930's North American circus, February 26, at LA Circus.
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Condoms in All Adult Films Made in California: Assemblymember Hall Introduces Legislation to Address Health Concerns

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) introduced legislation, AB 332, requiring condom use in all adult...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Assemblymember Hall to Introduce Legislation Requiring Condoms in All Adult Films Made in California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) will hold a Valentine’s Day press conference to introduce legislation requiring...

Online Jewelry Retailer Angara presents 2013 Valentine's Day Gift Guide

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Online luxury diamond retailer Angara launches their 2013 'Valentine's Day Gift Guide' with a selection of unique jewelry which is sure to make your loved one feel special. Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift? You can't go wrong with a beautiful piece of jewelry.

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.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Releases Statement on The Los Angeles 2013 Budget Challenge

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa today issued the following statement about the ongoing collection of the annual community budget survey:...

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.
Senator Alex Padilla

Calif. Senator Alex Padilla Introduces Legislation to Create Earthquake Early Warning System in California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- “Three weeks ago, the California Institute of Technology and the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology published...
The Perlman Foundation

The Perlman Foundation Announces Recipients of First Annual Bridging The Gap Awards helping 10 So. California Orgs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, The Perlman Foundation, a 501(c) charitable non-profit organization headquartered in Los Angeles, announced the results of its first annual Bridging the Gap Awards (BGA), an unrestricted grant opportunity designed to identify and support small- and medium-sized charitable organizations that exemplify the Foundation's mission to serve low-income communities.

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.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center Welcomes Janice Stanger as Employee Benefits Account Exec in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Janice Stanger as an account executive on their Los Angeles benefits consulting team. Stanger brings 27 years of experience in healthcare, benefits consulting, human resources, compliance, wellness and client relationship management to EPIC.

Antimicrobial Screen Protectors for iPhone, iPad and Galaxy 3S announced by Accurate Imaging Resources

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Accurate Imaging Resources announced this week its launch of Accurate Films - screen protectors for cell phones, tablets, laptops, monitors, PCs, and LCD TVs. 'These new multipurpose and multifunctional screen protectors will work for Apple iPhones, Samsung Galaxy 3S phones, Apple iPads and more,' Michael Doyle, Director of Sales for Accurate Imaging, says.

Ten U.S. based charitable non-profits will receive in-kind grants totaling $50,000 with the 2013 Non-Profit PR Grants

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a marketing, PR, and information publishing company founded in 1983, today announced its annual Nonprofit PR Grant Program for 2013. Ten U.S. based charitable non-profits will receive in-kind grants totaling $50,000, including public relations, news dissemination and online marketing services, as part of the company's 30th anniversary.

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.
Senator Alex Padilla

Calif. Senator Padilla Issues Statement on California State Auditor's Report on LAUSD Handling of Child Abuse Allegations

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Califonria Newswire/ -- California State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) released the following statement today regarding the California State Auditor’s report on Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) handling of child abuse allegations:
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Issues Statement on City Council Vote to Send Sales Tax to March 2013 Ballot

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced today that he will return without signature a City Council election ordinance to place a half-cent sales tax increase on the March 5, 2013 ballot:
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Releases Statement on the Re-Election of President Barack Obama

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa late last night released a statement on the re-election of President Barack Obama: President Obama campaigned on a vision of strengthening America’s ladder of opportunity, expanding our middle class and making the investments that will ensure America’s future prosperity. Tonight, this vision won.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa and Councilmember Huizar Announce Winner of Design Competition for 6th St. Bridge

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Villaraigosa today joined Councilmember Jose Huizar to announce that the architecture firm HNTB is the winner of the international design competition for the redesign of the 6th Street Bridge.
Isadore Hall III

Assemblymember Hall to Host Forum on Impacts of California's 'Cap and Trade' Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ – California Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles) and Assemblymember Susan A. Bonilla (D- Concord) will hold a forum, featuring California Air Resources Board (CARB) Chair Mary Nichols to discuss the impact of AB 32 (Chapter 488, 2006) and CARB's Cap-and-Trade program on businesses, utilities, public universities and local governments throughout the state on Friday, August 24, 2012 from 2 - 4 p.m. in Carson, Calif.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Announces Plans to Develop New Online Resource for L.A. Apparel Industry

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa announced the development of an online resource for the Los Angeles apparel...

Romney Campaign Expands Latino Focus: Names Josh Valdez, DBA, Chairman of Campaign's Health Care Insurance Industry Group

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Latino Consultants, LLC today announced that Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has been named the Chair of Health Care Insurance Industry Group by the Romney for President campaign.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Celebrates Opening of Restored and Renovated City Hall Park

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Villaraigosa on Thursday celebrated the opening of the newly renovated City Hall Park. City Hall Park has...
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Legislation (SB 1029) to Improve California's Transportation System

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday signed SB 1029, which will create thousands of new jobs in California...
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs California Homeowner Bill of Rights

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed the California Homeowner Bill of Rights to halt the “abusive tactics”...
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Signs Ordinance Reforming Tax Structure for Auto Dealers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Villaraigosa on Monday signed a City ordinance exempting new car dealers from the City's gross receipts tax,...

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers CEO Pilar Montoya is Honored for Advancing STEM Awareness

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Inc (SHPE) Chief Executive Officer, Pilar Montoya, has been nationally recognized...

Riveting Novel, 'Sarcophagus' by Jean-Pierre Chevalier, Sheds New Light on Modern Health-Care Issues

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'Sarcophagus' by Jean-Pierre Chevalier (ISBN: 978-0-595-67678-1; ebook: ISBN: 978-0-595-83618-5) is now available in Kindle Edition at Amazon.com. This underground classic is a compelling literary phenomenon, read by patient advocates and would-be whistle-blowers.

Catholic Online announces their adoption of the new Mobile Politics application for the iPhone

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Catholic Online is announcing their adoption of the new Mobile Politics application for the iPhone to share the social message of the Church. Mobile Politics is being touted as 'the most powerful tool in politics since the invention of the ballot.'

FEATURED STORIES