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XP Vehicles Announces ‘The Giant Leap Mission Team’ to Electrify the Auto Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- XP Vehicles, Inc.(TM) has assembled a team of over 100 companies across the country with the vision to do for...

XP Vehicles Submits Congressional Briefing for EV Auto Industry Funding Hearings

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- XP Vehicles, Inc.(TM) is an electric powered automotive manufacturer with disruptive, proprietary technologies enabling safe, durable and energy efficient vehicles...

San Francisco Events: World Renowned Entertainer Jim Bailey as Judy Garland LIVE in Concert

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- In his much-anticipated return to San Francisco, the legendary singer and character actor, Jim Bailey, will perform at the Herbst...

San Francisco’s Obsello Absinthe Wins Gold Medal from Prestigious Tasting Panel

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Premium authentic Obsello Absinthe Verte, which became available to U.S. consumers in August of this year, was awarded a Gold...

Ecologic Leasing Services Completes Conversion of Captara Clients and Software

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Ecologic Leasing Services today announced it has completed the conversion of Captara Corporation's clients, data, and software with the release...

Authentic Absinthe Wins the Hearts of Culinary and Cocktail Culture in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Obsello, an authentic Spanish absinthe verte, is quickly becoming recognized as the highest quality absinthe available to U.S. consumers. Obsello officially...

First Relationship Self-Help Book Women are Buying Specifically for Their Men; and it’s Working

SAN FRANCISCO -- Libra Press confirmed its new book "Please put the toilet seat down" (ISBN: 978-0-615-21623-2), by author Darcy Frew and illustrated by...

Author Dr. Gregg J. Carb Releases New Book Demonstrating Good Health Starts with Good Posture

SAN FRANCISCO -- So, maybe mom was right. People should sit up straight because it could be affecting their health. A new book released...

LocaModa Interactive Social Applications Integrated into Ecast In-Venue Entertainment Solution

SAN FRANCISCO -- LocaModa, a technology company providing an interactive media platform that connects digital out-of-home, mobile and web networks, today announced a partnership...

Limnia, Inc. Partnership to Deliver Leading Energy Storage Solution to Worldwide Marketplace

SAN FRANCISCO -- Limnia, Inc., in a private/public partnership with university and national lab efforts, has announced an initiative to aggregate over $100M of...

Virtual World Museum of Robots Debuts Housewares Line at N.Y. International Gift Fair

SAN FRANCISCO -- Museum of Robots in Second Life debuts its line of real world housewares at the New York International Gift Fair. The...

New Microphone Stand, Alien Hand, Makes Holding Microphones Easier

SAN FRANCISCO -- Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. announces the release of The Alien Hand Microphone Stand, a microphone stand designed specifically for miking speaker...

Obsello Disrupts U.S. Absinthe Market with Rare, Excellent Taste and Authenticity

SAN FRANCISCO -- Obsello, an authentic Spanish absinthe verte, announces its official entrance into the U.S. market today. Obsello, hand-crafted in the Catalan region...

World’s Greatest Endurance Man Attempts Record Breaking Feats in New York City

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- San Francisco-based Thienna Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is sponsoring Paddy Doyle from the U.K. as...

Museum of Robots in Second Life Announces Competition Winners at Event on July 19, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Museum of Robots in Second Life will announce the winners of its first annual "Build-a-Robot" Competition at an event on...

Ecologic Leasing Solutions Acquires San Francisco’s Captara Corporation

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Ecologic Leasing Solutions announced today that it completed the acquisition of Captara Corporation, a San Francisco, Calif.-based...

Museum of Robots in Second Life Announces Build-A-Robot Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Museum of Robots (www.MuseumofRobots.com) in Second Life announces the "Build-a-Robot" Competition, and invites all Second Life residents to participate. According...

San Francisco-based Cultural and Philanthropic Tour Company, Shows Travelers How Easy it is to Help Others as They Travel South Africa

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- As TV viewers saw on Oprah's Big Give, it does not take a lot to make a difference in someone's...

San Francisco: Have a Very ‘Brady’ Saturday and Raise Money for a Great Cause

Field of Dreams Pier 39 SFSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Barry Williams aka Greg Brady from the Brady bunch will be doing an autograph signing at "Field of Dreams" at Pier 39 in San Francisco. So come meet Barry 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Field of Dreams. "The store is located at the end of Pier 39, with the sea lions behind us, and the carousel in front of us," said John Waterman, manager of the store.

NonProfit Statewide Children and Family Service Agency Changes Its Name

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Moss Beach Homes, Inc., the lead agency for Aspira, one of the largest private providers of foster care services in California announced that it has changed its name to Aspiranet to better reflect the work it does in communities across California. In the agency's thirty-three years, it has gone from a single group home in Moss Beach, California, to a collaborative network of youth, family and community services that provide permanency and lifelong connections in communities throughout the State of California.

S.F. Based Global Quarters Launches World’s First Fractional Ownership Brokerage

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Global Quarters, Inc. has announced its formation as the world's first fractional ownership brokerage, addressing changing trends in the international real estate marketplace. Three things are changing where and how Americans buy real estate: retiring baby boomers, inherited wealth and technology.

How Brendon Burchard Got Free Tickets to Expensive Self-Help Events by Celebrity Speakers, and Why He’s Giving Them Away

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Each year the self-help and success industry generates over 3 billion dollars in sales and the top names in the industry-Tony Robbins, Jack Canfield, James Ray, Harv Eker, Debbie Ford, etc.-charge thousands of dollars for their premium seminars. So how did Brendon Burchard, a twenty-nine year-old unknown author, get complimentary tickets to all of their events?

LogicEase Receives Notice of Allowance in the U.S. for Automated Loan Compliance Patent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- LogicEase Solutions Inc., provider of the mortgage industry's leading suite of risk management solutions - ComplianceEase(R), announced today it has received a Notice of Allowance for a patent on its automated compliance system from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The allowed patent, "System and Method For Automated Compliance With Loan Legislation" primarily encompasses the ComplianceAnalyzer(R) automated compliance system.

Introducing gus™ Fine Leather Fashion Accessories for Modern Men

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- gus is pleased to introduce their premier line of higher end leather wallets and accessories designed exclusively for men and featuring beautifully hand-sewn craftsmanship as well as their unique "splitshot perforation" styling.

Calyx Point Loan Origination System Users Rely on ComplianceEase for Regulatory Compliance Audit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- ComplianceEase(R), a leading provider of mortgage industry automated compliance and risk management solutions, announced today that its automated compliance system, ComplianceAnalyzer(R), will be available on Calyx Point's WebConnect(TM) platform on January 10th, 2008. ComplianceAnalyzer has been accessible through Point software for more than four years.

Skin Care Author Sets New Guinness Book World Record for Most Sumo Squats in One Hour

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- On December 16, at the age of almost 40, Dr. Thienna, a leading skin care author who is conscious of health and fitness on all levels, broke the Guinness Book World Record for the most Sumo squats in one hour. The event was overseen by an official adjudicator from the U.K. at the San Francisco State University Basketball Gymnasium.

IO2 Technology Introduces Larger Heliodisplay Floating Video System

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- IO2 Technology announced today the release of its new, larger line of free-space display solutions that show full-color full-motion floating video images. The company's Heliodisplay is now available in 30", 50" and 100" diagonal screen sizes. The model sizes correspond to the sizes of a medium-size television, a large-screen television, and a full-size human.

Acme Made Introduces New Line of Innovative Mac and PC Laptop Bags, Designer Totes

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Acme Made(R) has recently introduced its new line of designer bags and laptop cases for the holidays. The highlights of the line include the "Metro Tote," their new Telun vulcanized canvas, and their sustainable textile, EcoStripe.

Federal Judge Issues $780K Damage Award and Injunction Against Alleged Cyber Pirate

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Cyber-Pirates beware: This week, SearchSystems.net, a highly regarded site for researching public records around the world, obtained a judgment of $780,000 in U.S. District Court (case C07-01918) against convicted Cyber-Pirate Mark Musselman and his website, courtsonline.org, it was announced today by Novo Law Group, P.C.

New Book by Skin Expert and Geneticist Reveals Ways to Enhance and Alter Skin Color

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- The old adage that "beauty is only skin deep" is true, but diet and lifestyle make it possible to change the skin's color, if so desired. "Unlocking the Mystery of Skin Color" (ISBN: 978-0-9792103-0-3), a new book scheduled to be released by Thienna, Inc., in mid-December, provides tips on how to control and to change the skin's color.

Leading Skin Expert Author Attempts to Break Guinness Book World Record in San Francisco

Dr. Thienna HoSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- On Sunday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m., a Guinness World Records (GWR) adjudicator from the United Kingdom will attend a record-breaking attempt by Dr. Thienna Ho. Dr. Thienna is challenging the current record of 4,656 squats in one hour. The event will be held at the San Francisco State University Basketball Gymnasium.

Irwin Home Equity Launched DecisionEase’s POS System in Two Months

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- LogicEase Solutions Inc., the maker of the industry-leading risk management application ComplianceEase(R), today announced that Irwin Home Equity, a subsidiary of Irwin Union Bank and Trust Company (Irwin), has deployed the DecisionEase(TM) POS Master(TM) portal in just eight weeks.

New Treatments for Kidney Cancer Offer Hope, but Create Difficult Choices for Cancer Patients

California Kidney Cancer FoundationSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- California Kidney Cancer Foundation Executive Director, Dr. David Minor will present a review of treatments for metastatic kidney cancer as presented at the most recent American Society of Clinical Oncology Conference. The presentation will be from 3 to 5 PM on September 15, 2007 at California Pacific Medical Center, 2333 Buchanan Street, San Francisco.

New Magazine ‘Wetpixel Quarterly’ Focuses on Spectacular Underwater Imagery and the Marine Environment

Wetpixel QuarterlySAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Wetpixel LLC announces the arrival of a new quarterly print magazine devoted to high-quality underwater photography. Wetpixel Quarterly brings fans of the underwater realm spectacular imagery in a landscape-oriented, high-resolution format. As well as celebrating the beauty of the deep, Wetpixel Quarterly provides a forum for a necessary dialog on marine conservation.

Friendster Founder’s New Website Socializr Threatened for Alleged Copyright Infringement

evite vs SocializrSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Socializr, Inc. is a three person San Francisco startup founded by Friendster creator Jonathan Abrams. Ticketmaster, owner of event invitation service Evite, has threatened to sue upstart competitor Socializr for alleged copyright infringement.

New Weight Loss Book Teaches Dieters How to Change Behaviors and Keep the Weight Off

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- When it comes to weight loss, finding an understanding doctor can be almost impossible. Just ask Hamilton Erridge, author of the new book "Creating Your New Lifestyle" (ISBN: 0-9793455-0-2). Erridge communicates thoughts about weight loss and long-term success to the reader through a rare combination of warmth, humor, inspiration, and cautionary stories.

IO2 Technology Releases New Heliodisplay into Expanded Markets

Heliodisplay M3SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- IO2 Technology announced today the release of its newest mid-air display, the Heliodisplay M3, serving new markets world-wide. "The M3 is another step forward in applications that benefit from free-space displays and we are enthusiastic about its capabilities expanding into a wider application base," commented Chad Dyner, the developer of some of the technology used in the Heliodisplay.

Celeste and Danielle Have Created a Unique Pleasure-Based Approach to Sex and Intimacy Coaching

Celeste and DanielleSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- With a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Human Sexuality, Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman can help make anyone's sex life sizzle. They use a powerful combination of talk and body-based coaching methods to support people in overcoming sexual concerns, expanding comfort, and joy in their bodies, and achieving their highest pleasure potential.

BayBets.com, California’s Online Sportsbook Offers Odds for Pride, IFL, UFC and K-1 Year End Shows

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- BayBets.com "Juiceless Wagering on California Teams" has odds on IFL Championships, Pride Shockwave 2006, UFC 66 and K-1 Dynamite 2006. With the explosion of Mixed Martial Arts into the mainstream BayBets.com is always reliable for odds on the fights.

Dec. 5 is the Fourth Annual Day of the Ninja

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- aethereal FORGE announces that Ninja lovers around the world will be celebrating the fourth annual Day of the Ninja this December 5. On this day, individuals are encouraged to dress up like ninja, participate in ninja-related activities, and spread ninja propaganda via the Internet.

Organ Concerts Mark 1906 San Francisco Music Culture by Organist Keith Thompson April 22 and 23

Keith Thompson organistSAN FRANCISCO /California Newswire/ -- Keith Thompson plays an organ program highlighting the popular culture of 1906 San Francisco and its Earthquake at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on April 22 and 23, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer (www.echoesofheaven.com), announced today.

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