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Cindy Holden

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Cindy Holden has been an editor with the Neotrope News Network since 2004, and previously managed news content on Send2Press® Newswire. She is a part time photographer, and was born and raised in California.

Chinese Manufacturing Accounts for 90 Percent of Annual Growth in Worldwide Semiconductor Market, says PricewaterhouseCoopers

China SemiconductorsSAN JOSE, Calif. -- Electronic systems manufactured in China were the driving factor behind 90 percent of growth in worldwide semiconductor consumption in 2005, continuing a trend first observed beginning in 2003, according to a comprehensive analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers of Chinese and other published statistics on the subject.

Java Juice Brings Joe-To-Go to Military, Rescue Personnel and Campers

java juiceVENICE, Calif. -- Originally, Java Juice(R) was created for, and embraced by, the outdoor-adventure industry. The success of the just-add-water, single-serving version of the product promoted awareness of a need to get the lightweight packets to American soldiers, say the folks at Java Juice, Inc.

Authernative Granted EU Patent for User Authentication Method

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the European Patent Office has granted the company its patent for a user authentication method.

TeamF1 SMB VPN/Firewall Gateway Software to Demo on Cavium Networks OCTEON Processors at RSA Conference 2007

FREMONT, Calif. -- TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, will unveil its latest innovation - the Secure Gateway Solution - in a demonstration at Cavium Networks Booth #1031 at RSA Conference 2007 to be held February 6-9 in the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

Ringtone Widget for Indie Artists Closes Gap Between BETA Records and Major Labels

Beta Records Los AngelesLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- BETA Records and founders Chris Honetschlaeger and Georg van Handel are making it possible for independent musicians to take advantage of the communication and promotional advantages of ringtones. New feature is available at no cost for any artist on the BETArecords.com site.

CA Boom 4’s Prefab Zone to Bring Modernist Prefab Manufacturers and Would-Be Buyers to Santa Monica

prefab weeHouseSANTA MONICA, Calif. -- For decades, prefab homes were supposed to be the next big thing - never mind that they were found primarily on the pages of design magazines or in architects' sketchbooks. What a difference a year makes.

FOREX Training – LIVE Non-Farm Payrolls Employment Report Coverage

Forex TrainingBELMONT, Calif. -- FXstreet.com and FX BOOTCAMP welcome Trade The News to their partnership of providing online educational events for Foreign Currency (FOREX, FX or 4X) Traders featuring live news, analysis and forex training.

CA Boom 4: The West Coast Independent Design Show Moves to Larger Site in March 2007

CA BoomSANTA MONICA, Calif. -- For the past three years, the annual CA Boom Design Show has been a must-attend event for both the design trade and savvy consumers of good design. This year, CA Boom 4 will showcase an impressive line-up of fine furniture designers, architects and furniture manufacturers, many of whom will be bringing products that are World, North American or West Coast debuts.

Renowned Fitness Expert Stresses the Importance of Physical Play at the Kids Fitness Challenge

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- If John Abdo has his way 10,000 elementary school children are going to have a day they will never forget! The renowned fitness expert will be providing fun-filled lessons on physical play, that he hopes these kids will take to heart. The Fitness Hall of Fame inductee will be emceeing the Kids Fitness Challenge at the illustrious Rose Bowl, Saturday, January 27th.

Ricky Miller Accepts Invitation to College All Star Game

football starIRVINE, Calif. -- Former Tustin High School football star Ricky Miller, announced Wednesday that he has accepted an invitation to play in the upcoming college all star game "Texas vs. The Nation." Bert Briones, Miller's agent and president of Hip Athletics, reports that the selection committee was pleased to add Miller to the roster. "The size-speed combination Ricky has makes him an intriguing linebacker prospect to NFL experts," Briones said.

JAVA JUICE Liquid Coffee Extract Toasts First Birthday at Outdoor Retailer

Java JuiceVENICE, Calif. -- in January 2006, Richard Karno, a Los Angeles-based organic coffee roaster, introduced a single serving packet of organic liquid coffee extract, which he named Java Juice(R). The shelf-stable, portable coffee packets were a great fit for the outdoor and travel industries, so Karno chose the 2006 Winter Outdoor Retailer, the leading outdoor industry event to showcase his invention.

Engate Threat Preemption Technology Receives ‘Product of the Year’ Award

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Engate Technology Corporation, a leading supplier of next generation network profiling connection management security solutions, today announced the general availability of Engate MailSentinel(TM) to anti-spam software, security appliance, router, firewall, and unified threat management vendors. The Engate solution empowers vendors to differentiate themselves by integrating Engate's proprietary Network Profiling Connection Management technology into their products.

A&R Select to Sponsor Film Music Event at Sundance Film Festival

Sundance 07HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- A&R Select, the leading independent A&R firm in Hollywood, has announced it will be a participant in America's leading independent film festival. A&R Select will sponsor an event highlighting "Music for Films" at the Sundance Film Festival.

Celebs Indulge in the Luxurious t’Zerah Skin Care Treatments During Rehearsals for the 2007 Golden Globe Awards

Hayden PanetierreSAN ANSELMO, Calif. -- Members from the casts of Golden Globe nominees Lost and Heroes got the chance to indulge in the luxurious t'Zerah skin care treatments at the Backstage Creations Retreat during rehearsals at the 2007 Golden Globe(R) Awards and left looking and feeling a little more relaxed, gorgeous and ready for the red carpet.

Globally Known Operations Exec and Architectural Industry Leaders Tapped to Grow Premier Architectural Services Company, Cadforce Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced that it has added three new people to its management team. They are Paul Fielding, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer; Jeffrey Matzek, AIA, Vice President of Quality; and Catrina Gregory, Vice President of Client Care.

Winzy Makes Searching the Web Fun

Winzy.comMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Is your search engine boring? Try Winzy (winzy.com) for great search results and a fun way to win free prizes with friends. "Our users love searching the Web and winning free prizes," Brian Park, Winzy founder and president, said. "Our growth has come almost entirely from Winzy members who invite their friends to join."

Oxygenics(R) Showerheads Now Sold in Target Stores Nationwide

MODESTO, Calif. -- Now, it's easier than ever get your hands on your very own Oxygenics showerhead! In one of the most exciting developments of the year, ETL(R) is proud to announce that Oxygenics is now available in all Target stores nationwide and online at target.com.

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.

Buzz-Off Malaria Campaign Launched by Non-Profit Global Resource Alliance

Buzz-Off MalariaOJAI, Calif. -- Global Resource Alliance (GRA), a California-based 501(c)(3) non-profit, announces the launch of its "Buzz-Off Malaria" campaign. The organization will provide a World Health Organization (WHO) approved Long Lasting Insecticide Treated mosquito bed Net (LLITN) and a bottle of homeopathic neem tincture, a safe, natural malaria prophylactic, free of charge to a child living in the Lake Victoria region of Tanzania for each person going to their website and joining the Buzz-Off Malaria campaign.

ITM Business Suite 3.0 Helps CIOs Manage Information Technology

ITM SoftwareMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- ITM Software, provider of the only integrated business management solution designed specifically for the CIO and IT organization, today announced the general availability of the ITM Business Suite 3.0. Initially released in October, version 3.0 is now widely available and being deployed across the ITM customer base.

MyAdTV Delivers a One Click Turnkey Digital Advertising Solution

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- MyAdTV, Inc., a software service provider dedicated to bringing digital signage solutions to the masses, today announces the release of the "One Click Turnkey" digital advertising solution. MyAdTV provides a complete web based solution to in-store advertising and on-location ad sales. MyAdTV delivers the world's first One Click Turnkey solution to in-store digital advertising.

2006: The Best Hotel Gyms in the U.S. – AthleticMindedTraveler.com Announces Its Annual Best Hotel Gym List

Athletic Minded TravelerSAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC, a Southern California-based active lifestyle media company that operates the largest healthy travel site on the web, www.athleticmindedtraveler.com, released today its 2006 ranking of "The Best Hotel Gyms in the U.S." The Top 11 hotel gyms received the company's recommendation after in-depth research on over 3,000 hotels and anonymous personal tours by the editorial staff.

Hollywood Judeo-Christian Cannabis Church Forced to Close – Arrested Reverend Claims Civil and Religious Rights Violated

Reverend Rubin aka General PharmerHOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- "Churches and Temples are no longer safe in America," says Reverend Craig X Rubin of Temple 420, who was arrested November 8, 2006, at his religious establishment by over one dozen heavily armed officers of the LAPD. "If they can do this to us, they can do it to any church that the government disagrees with." The Reverend known for his reoccurring role on Showtime's hit series "Weeds" said arresting officers did not treat Temple clergymen as required by California Penal Codes 1524 and 1525.

Japanese Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Rexin-G

SAN MARINO, Calif. -- Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the first results of an independent study conducted in Japan that further documents the safety and efficacy of intravenous Rexin-G in a broad spectrum of patients with chemo-resistant metastatic cancer. Although the study began in October, only two months ago, the initial reports are both encouraging and noteworthy. The lead investigator of the Japanese study, Dr. Takaki Imamura, will be presenting his findings and clinical recommendations at a special medical conference to be held in Tokyo, Japan, on December 16, 2006.

Megatrux Companies Move to 170,000 Sq. Ft. World Headquarters in Rancho Cucamonga

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. -- With endless growth as the vision, The Megatrux Companies now occupy a 170,000 square foot facility built to exacting specification to serve as the world headquarters for an end-to-end global logistics operation. This state-of-the-art distribution center in Rancho Cucamonga, CA stores 15,000 racked pallet positions, has 36 dock doors, is RFID equipped and houses the companies' management and global logistics team.

Hollywood Star Risking Jail for Jesus This Holiday Season

Reverend Craig X RubinHOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- The world of Hollywood Television can be the meeting place of some very different people, on the surface that is. Take the case of Craig X Rubin and rap star Snoop Dogg. The latter has a worldwide "raputation" while the former is the Reverend and founder of Temple 420, a Bible-based, Judeo-Christian sect, which believes that pot is a religious herb, as discussed in Revelation 22. How are they similar? They are both stars on Showtime's hit cable series "Weeds" and the only two characters to play themselves. Something else in common: trouble with the law.

Neotrope Announces the Relaunch of News and Lifestyle Magazine eNewsChannels

TORRANCE, Calif. -- Neotrope(R), a 24 year old entertainment, publishing, brand marketing and content company, announced today the formal re-launch of its online news and lifestyle magazine, eNewsChannels(TM). The publication (at www.eNewsChannels.com) features articles on social issues, personal well being, and entertainment. Selected news stories from the offbeat to the fascinating are included. The publication is edited by veteran journalist Christopher Laird Simmons, with a varied list of storied contributors.

TeamF1 Awarded VPNC Certification for V-IPSecure

FREMONT, Calif. -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded security, today announced that V-IPSecure - its high-performance implementation of IPsec and IKE protocols for IPv4 and IPv6 - successfully passed all the Virtual Private Network Consortium's (VPNC) interoperability tests for IPsec VPN systems. This certification continues the company's long-standing commitment to provide the embedded market with lean and robust security software complying with stringent industry standards.

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.

Prime Companies, Inc. Successfully Acquires Mount Logic Assets

YUBA CITY, Calif. -- Prime Companies, Inc. (OTC: PRMC / PRMC.pk) announces that it has executed an agreement and has consummated the purchase of certain strategic assets from Mount Logic, LLC, including Mount Logic's Manufacturing Patents of ergonomic arms and mounts.

InFlight Power – Power Mobile Devices while In-flight via the Coach Seat Music Jack

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- InflightPower.com announced today a new and improved product for those travelers interested in recharging a Cell phone, RIM Blackberry(R) or Apple iPod(R) while in-flight. The new InFlight Power(TM) recharging cable has just been released for market sales.

HD Film Festival Schedule Released for HDFEST Los Angeles – Last Stop on the HDFEST 2006 World Tour

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The schedule was released today for HDFEST's Los Angeles event which will be staged at Dolby Laboratories in Burbank. This December event is the final stop on the HDFEST 2006 World Tour, which also included HD Festival events this year in Seoul, New York, Finland, and London. HDFEST Los Angeles will include screenings of high-definition movies, panels on HD moviemaking and digital cinema, festival parties and the HDFEST 2006 Deffie Award Ceremony.

Intellikey Labs Tests DVD Copy Protection

GLENDALE, Calif. -- Intellikey Labs, the first and most established content and DVD testing lab, is on the forefront of DVD content copy protection testing. Utilizing its proprietary protocols developed specifically for copy protection testing, Intellikey performs definitive copy protection testing for optical media via its expansive domestic and international DVD player matrices.

Universal Accounting Center Tax Education Approved by California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Universal Accounting Center (UAC), the leader in small business tax training has been approved by the California Tax Education Council (CTEC) to offer the Professional Tax Preparer Program (PTP) as a distance learning course in the state of California. UAC's recognition from CTEC authenticates the PTP course, showing it is within the "standards, guidelines and procedures" of instruction specific to California tax laws.

SARCOPHAGUS, the Novel – Brilliantly Illuminating our Inner Dark

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Jean-Pierre Chevalier, a leading authority on genetic medicine, and iUniverse, Inc., a leading provider of publishing technology solutions announced today the long-awaited publication of "Sarcophagus," the novel. In this stunning work of contemporary fiction, Chevalier has succeeded in illuminating one of the unspeakable tragedies of our age: the institutionalized exploitation of illness. Now available in stone-cold print, the appalling dilemma of the cancer patient is laid bare like never before.

Los Angeles Infertility Center Recruiting Patients for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Study Offering Free Medications

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM) (SIRM(TM)) in Los Angeles is currently recruiting patients to take part in a study that examines the effect of specific medical protocols in women who are considered "poor responders" to fertility medications. Patients who meet the qualification criteria and are selected to take part in the study will be eligible to receive up to $6,000 worth of free medications as part of their treatment.

Los Angeles Infertility Practice Welcomes New Physician

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM) - Los Angeles (SIRM(TM)-LA) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Rudy Quintero as an Associate Medical Director of the practice. A graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine, Dr. Quintero completed his residency at Glendale Adventist Hospital and a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Stanford University Medical Center.

Payola: Call for All States to Take Record Companies to Court

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Writing in his "Communication Nation" column exclusively for Advertising Industry Newswire(TM), Scott G (recording artist THE G-MAN) makes a startling suggestion: 49 more states should sue the major record companies. Everyone in the music business knows that Universal Music Group will pay a $12,000,000 fine for illegal practices (commonly called payola). The charges were brought by Eliot Spitzer, Attorney General of the state of New York, and the money will go to... the state of New York.

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.

San Diego Business Executive and Pilatus Help Recreate History with Ecuador III – The Spirit of Goodwill

Pilatus CrewSAN DIEGO /California Newswire/ -- At 8:30 a.m. today, two Pilatus PC-12s will depart Lindbergh Field on a goodwill mission to Quito, Ecuador. The flight is scheduled to touch down in Quito on March 31, exactly 75 years later to the day that the first such flight was made in a 1931 Ryan Brougham piloted by Theodore Gildred, Sr. - who stayed in Ecuador following his epic journey to establish that country's first air mail service.

Fourth Annual Russian Nights Festival Set to Light Up Los Angeles in April, 2006

Russian Nights FestivalLOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- The Russian Nights Festival in Los Angeles presented by Moscow's Stas Namin Center today unveiled its most impressive and diverse schedule to date. From April 2-8, 2006, the City of Los Angeles will celebrate the rich culture of Russia, past and present, with an exciting new festival program featuring the best from the worlds of film, modern dance, music, theatre and contemporary art.

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