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OpenClose Loan Origination System Automates Lending Processes for Sabadell United Bank with ‘Stellar Results’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: OpenClose, a leading end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, today announced at the MBA’s National Technology Conference that Florida-based Sabadell United Bank, N.A. has realized superior results along with supporting metrics since implementing its multi-channel lending automation platform.

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Joys of the season abound in holiday tune ‘Mistletoe and You’ written by Jane Bach and David Scheibner

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The magical time of year between Thanksgiving Day and New Year’s Day is filled with thoughts of family celebrations, colorful decorations, gift-giving, gatherings of friends, and the fun of kissing under the mistletoe. ‘All of those wonderful things are in this song,’ states country music artist Sandra Piller, singer of ‘Mistletoe and You.’

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Christmas Angel Network Delivers Door-to-Door Holiday Trees and Charity for the Holiday Season

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: With the establishment of the Christmas Angel Network (CAN), entrepreneur Theodore Myles has not only effectively tackled the six-foot Fraser Fir transportation issue, but he has also created a method to provide holiday fundraising for charities and organizations in the process.

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Angara Inc. Extends Black Friday 2013 Final Offer for Holiday Jewelery Buyers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: International jeweler Angara Inc. announces its ‘Black Friday Final Offer’ to ensure that customers get the best of season’s deal. With a discount of 15 percent on all orders, customers can also get a pair of garnet studs and a garnet pendant worth $299 absolutely free.

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New on iTunes: Sing-along Songs about ‘The First Thanksgiving’ are now Available from Ruth Roberts Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: It’s never too early in your child’s development to talk turkey – to teach them the meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday – and Ruth Roberts Music is making it fun with the release of ‘The First Thanksgiving,’ a collection of sing-along songs, all newly digitized and available on iTunes.

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The Calumet Gallery announces exhibit ‘Rust Revised’ by Arizona photographer Bill North

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Calumet Gallery announces the opening of a new thematic fine art photography exhibition, ‘Rust Revised,’ (Oct. 3 – Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday – Saturday) from Arizona photographer, Bill North. Calumet Photographic of Los Angeles will host an open to the public wine and cheese Artists Reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m., with an artist talk at 7 p.m. on Oct. 10, 2013.

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Envy Corner’s ‘Top 10′ Sexy Halloween Costumes List for 2013 Revealed

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: California-based Envy Corner, a company selling sexy Halloween costumes and women’s lingerie, announced today their list of the ‘Top Ten Sexiest Halloween Costumes of 2013.’ They surveyed over 1,500 users on social media, and ten costumes were selected to be the ultimate and most popular Halloween costumes of 2013.

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Jon Gheri Couture Theatrical Fashion Show to launch new designers from Nourishing Minds of our Youth

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: 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.

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Calumet Gallery, located at Calumet Photographic in Hollywood, announces opening of new fine art photography exhibit ‘The LA River Flows’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Calumet Gallery, located at Calumet Photographic, 1135 N. Highland Ave. Hollywood, CA 90038, 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.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center’s Jim Gillette has been named a 40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leader by Business Insurance magazine

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: 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.

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Darius Kharabi joins VLP Law Group’s Technology Transaction Practice in California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: 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.

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Charities Receiving Cause Marketing with 2013 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant announced by Neotrope

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: 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.

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WH & Associates’ Kelly Weppler to Answer Common Questions on B2B Promotion During Live Duct Tape Marketing Webinar

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: 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.

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A consortium of researchers has announced the Joy Awards, two prizes intended to inspire further exploration in Brain-Computer Interaction

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: 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.

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Velplex LLC’s Discount Dental Supply eCommerce Platform ‘TopProdeals’ helps Medical Pros Manage Costs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: 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.

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Bright Spanish, an organization comprised of a small group of Spanish teachers, is offering free six-week Spanish courses online

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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Marking 23rd anniversary of The Adventures of Ford Fairlane, the original rock ‘n’ roll detective stories now in Kindle format

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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Artist Daniel Edwards latest work, a Nude Pregnant Kim Kardashian ‘Fertility Statue’ to debut at LAB ART Gallery in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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California Council on Economic Education receives State Farm Grant to train Southern Calif. Teachers

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

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POP ART: Special K and Little Grape (The Prenatal Portraits of Baby Kimye and The Heir To The Throne) by Daniel Edwards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS May 3, 2013: 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.

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Next Model Management and AC Talent Agency Partner

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 29, 2013: 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.

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Political dignitaries welcome members of ‘American Identity’ film and representatives of the National Foundation for Military Family Support

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 29, 2013: Congressional and Political dignitaries welcomed members of the National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS), as well as members of the motion picture ‘American Identity,’ to Washington D.C. to be recognized through special events, including receiving Congressional Commendations.

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100 Million Pounds of Food Rescued by Food Finders and donated to Needy Agencies and Shelters Who Feed the Hungry

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 29, 2013: Since 1989, when Food Finders, Inc. officially started rescuing food to donate to needy agencies and shelters who feed the hungry, the nonprofit has collected and redistributed 100 million pounds of food. This tremendous milestone was reached this month, coinciding with its 24 year anniversary.

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EPIC Insurance in Los Angeles welcomes Kelly Kyle as Senior Account Manager

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 10, 2013: 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.

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Credentials and Experience are Key When Seeking Help in a Retirement Crisis, says Karl Kim CFP, CLTC

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 9, 2013: 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.

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Retirement Planning Advisors’ Karl Kim announces new book on Medi-Cal and Long-term Care Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 2, 2013: 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.

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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.

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Sandra Piller, Chart-Topping Country Music Artist, and Her Mom to appear at The Hollywood Show 2013

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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Ruth Roberts Music brings Holiday-inspired Fun for the Whole Family with Humorous Sing-A-Long Songs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Whatever holiday pops up on your calendar, two things are always true: kids are happy about it and the late Ruth Roberts wrote kids’ music to help you celebrate it.

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10 Interesting New Book Titles from 2013 selected as ‘worth a look’ by Publishers Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Today, Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list. This is a round-up of 10 new and recent books from Q4/2012 and Q1/2013 which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, or ‘big name’ writers.

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Sterling McGregor joins Dealpoint Merrill to manage real estate portfolio, structuring and implement securities investment offerings

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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L.A. street artist ALEC Monopoly will bring the game of MONOPOLY to life at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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Photographer Wayne Schoenfeld returns to the big top in ‘Circus of the Heart’ concluding his Icons-Iconoclasts circus trilogy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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2013 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide featured by Jewelry Retailer ANGARA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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Fine art photographer James Maxwell ‘Edge of Thought’ Exhibit Opens at the Calumet Gallery

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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At Mojave National Preserve, father-and-son artists Gabriel and Russel Thorburn present a deft combination of fine art photography against crackling poetry

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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Trash is the New Art with Downey Jr. and Taylor Swift Representing Celebrity Past, Present, and Future in XVALA’s L.A. Art Exhibit

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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 Los Angeles, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

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Janice Stanger joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) as Employee Benefits Account Exec in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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Accurate Imaging Resources announces Antimicrobial Screen Protecting Films for iPhone and iPad

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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‘Five Views’ Photography Exhibit Opens at The Calumet Gallery in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Calumet Photographic is proud to host this exceptional exhibit that offers deeply personal work from photographers exploring new themes: ‘Five Views’ represents recent work by five emerging photographers in the gallery of Calumet’s Hollywood store located at 1135 N. Highland Ave. The exhibit begins January 8 and runs through February 8, 2013.

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Non-Profit PR Grants 2013: Ten U.S. Charities will receive In-kind Grants totaling $50,000

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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Author Arnold Rudnick and publisher Paraphrase LLC Donate 100 Books and One Month’s Profits to Support Children in Need

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Author Arnold Rudnick and publisher Paraphrase, LLC, have donated 100 copies of new children’s book ‘Little Green’ (ISBN: 978-0981587974) to the My Stuff Bags Foundation and have pledged all net profits from book sales for the month of December 2012.

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Cancer Kids to Enjoy the Holiday with Celebrity Guests and Activities at Starlight Children’s Foundation’s Winter Wonderland

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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At the 1st Annual Media & Entertainment Forum in Tianjin, China, Patrick Macdonald-King, CEO Sample Digital/DAX says Technology is Key to Scale

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Patrick Macdonald-King, CEO Sample Digital/DAX LLC, emphasized technology’s critical role, in both the creative and business aspects of media, in his address as a featured speaker at the 1st Annual Media and Entertainment Forum in Tianjin, China. Organized by KPMG Advisory China and AID Partners Capital in Tianjin, the international conference assembled key executives from the U.S. and Chinese to explore the state of the media and entertainment industry.

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EPIC Insurance, California’s fastest growing insurance broker, names Cris Nunez principal at Los Angeles Office

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Cris Nunez as principal in EPIC’s Los Angeles office. Nunez brings more than 20 years of experience in commercial insurance and risk management, with a focus on workers’ compensation.

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Angara Pink Collection of Jewelry with Pink Sapphires announced in support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — This October Angara presents the ‘Pink Collection’ in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every time you purchase jewelry from this collection, Angara will make a donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc (NBCF). The ‘Pink Collection’ includes pendants, earrings and rings in pink sapphires and gemstones.

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Jon Gheri Afternoon of Elegance fashion show helps Celebrity Designer Bynoskia Sams Shine on Red Carpet

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Bynoskia Sams’ Resort Collection was featured at Jon Gheri’s Afternoon of Elegance fashion show which was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. on October 14. More than 260 guests enjoyed the late afternoon meal that was given as a part of a fundraiser for the ‘A Love Beyond Me’ Foundation.

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Premiere of Chicano Batman’s Video for ‘Joven Navegante’ at Strictly Grooves Record Gallery

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Qvole Collective, an independent artist management and development company, announces today West Coast photographer, filmmaker, hip-hop scholar and Mochilla founder, Brian (B+) Cross shot and directed the new video ‘Joven Navegante’ for L.A.’s psych/tropical/soul act Chicano Batman. The video was premiered two separate times at 8:45 and 10:15 on Friday, October 12 at Highland Park’s newly opened ‘record gallery’ Strictly Grooves.

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UGMedia’s Hybrid Television Network is Making Waves: Beauty TV is part of the Beauty Network and operates as the world’s first Beauty TV channel

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — United Global Media Group, Inc. (UGMedia) first conceptualized Beauty TV(R) in 2006 after founder, Rob Angelino, sold his brainchild, the Salon-TV Network. Today, Beauty TV (‘BeautyTV’) is making waves.

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Envy Corner shares How to Be the Envy of The Halloween Party on new Fashion Portal

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Envy Corner, a company selling women’s lingerie and Halloween costumes, has just launched their new website and are giving away a Halloween Costume! Just like them on Facebook and be entered to win the sexy and adorable French Maid Costume.

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Diogenes Research announces New Book ‘The Chinese Origin of the Age of Discovery’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Diogenes Research, an independent history research group, today announced the publication of two new books on the previously rarely examined history of the Age of Discovery, providing resolutions to several contentious issues.

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Cory Allen Contemporary Art announces that Post PC artist XVALA to debut sculpture of Apple-banned Steve Jobs action figure

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — In wake of the recent Foxconn riot, Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that Post PC artist XVALA will debut his latest sculpture of the Apple-banned Steve Jobs action figure in an upcoming gallery show at AIS Editions in the Los Angeles Brewery Arts Complex.

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Books to Bookmark: Publishers Newswire releases 2012 List of 13 Interesting New Book Titles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — For the first half of 2012, Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has today announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list. This is a round-up of 13 new and recent books which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, or ‘big name’ authors.

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Audrey’s Night Out 2012: the 5th annual Fashion Show and Music Showcase at the historic Barker Hangar in Santa Monica

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Audrey Magazine presents ‘Audrey’s Night Out 2012,’ the 5th annual Fashion Show and Music Showcase at the historic Barker Hangar, located inside the Santa Monica airport. Audrey Magazine continues its long tradition of bringing together a diverse community and industry from Music, Fashion and Film. Barker Hangar has hosted numerous Award and Televised Events. This showcase includes musical performances, hosted bar, and celebrity guests on the red carpet inside the iconic transformed Barker Hangar.

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Mitt Romney Campaign Names Josh Valdez, DBA, to Chair Health Care Insurance Industry Group and Advise Candidacy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.

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Josh Valdez and superstar trainer and former IBF Lightweight champion Roberto Garcia lead new company, Josh Valdez Championship Boxing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Josh Valdez Championship Boxing, a business enterprise led by health business executive Josh Valdez and superstar trainer and former IBF Lightweight champion Roberto Garcia, has launched in order to stabilize fighter futures in and out of the ring.

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Free News Articles: Neotrope Re-launches Quality Content Portal Providing Resources for Deadline-focused Print and Broadcast Media Outlets

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Neotrope(R), a U.S.-based entertainment publishing company, today announced the re-launch of freeNewsArticles(TM), a quality content resource providing hundreds of current, ready-to-use free news articles in a wide variety of popular topics including business, entertainment and technology. After filling out a simple license agreement, editors may freely use the content in print, online, or on-air.

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Virtual Hayastan is launching their new web portal with a Candlelight Vigil

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — When the idea of creating Virtual Hayastan (VirtualHayastan.com) was born to Grigor Manoyan, he immediately started working on creating something extraordinary for the Armenians all over the world.

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Ryan Yoo named Senior VP, and Ricky Choi named VP, in Los Angeles Edgewood Partners Insurance Center Office

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the additions of Ryan Yoo and Ricky Choi in EPIC’s Los Angeles office. Yoo and Choi are focused on growing EPIC’s presence in the Korean business community and bring a combined 40 years of industry experience to this division.

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In Concert: Classical Jazz Concept Album ‘New American Suite’ by trio, The Kevin Toney 3

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Keyboard wizard Kevin Toney is about to kick the temperature up in August several more degrees with a series of exciting ‘California Concerts.’ With the July 24 release of his classical jazz concept album ‘New American Suite’ by his new trio, The Kevin Toney 3, the acclaimed pianist will be showcased at The Ultimate Jazz Festival in Ontario, Calif. on August 5, followed at the end of the month by the official CD launch party/concert at Vitello’s in Studio City.

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Kids Artistic Revue, America’s Favorite National Dance Competition, Wraps up 30th Anniversary 2012 Season with Benefit Awards Show

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Kids Artistic Revue – KAR, America’s Favorite National Dance Competition, wraps up the 30th Anniversary 2012 season with a benefit awards show to give back to the community. Music Saves Lives and Keep A Breast Foundation join KARtv on July 6 at the MGM Grand Las Vegas to be part of the first annual Awards Show Benefit. KARtv will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from this event to these organizations.

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Advancing STEM Awareness, Education and Leadership: SHPE CEO Pilar Montoya is Honored

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Inc (SHPE) Chief Executive Officer, Pilar Montoya, has been nationally recognized by U.S. STEMconnector, ’100 Women Leaders in STEM,’ for her efforts to increase STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) awareness, access, support and leadership development among the Hispanic community.

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Riveting Novel Sheds New Light on Modern Health-Care Issues, Illuminating One of the Unspeakable Tragedies of Our Age

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — ‘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.

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Mobile Politics iPhone App selected by Catholic Online

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — 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.’

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The Quik Pod: Father’s Day Gift Your Family Will Remember Years from Now

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Quik Pod(R), by Fromm Works Inc., allows Dad to be included in every photo and video without asking strangers for help. Just in time for Father’s Day get the man in your life the world’s first handheld extendable monopod for smartphones.

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National Emergency Grant helps L.A. County Workforce Investment Board Fund No-Cost Re-Employment and Training

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Thanks to a multi-million dollar National Emergency Grant (NEG) from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board was awarded funds as part of the California Multi-Sector Workforce Partnership. The aim of this program is to provide retraining and career transition needs to individuals who experienced layoffs.

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The Weinstein Company and Jackie Fame Inc. Join Forces to Promote the Anti-Bullying Movie ‘Bully’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Jackie Fame, Inc. (FAME), the leading kid/teen social network www.JFame.com, is joining forces with The Weinstein Company to promote the movie ‘Bully.’ After much debate over the rating, the PG-13 version of the anti-bullying documentary will open in 115 theaters.

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G-Man Marketing Celebrates Decade of Music Business Hype and Ghost Marketing Services

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Whether you call it publicity, media relations or hype, everybody needs it and John Scott G has been providing it for a decade. ‘Just by visiting the Internet, you have been influenced by our work,’ states the head of G-Man Marketing. ‘We create and publish media announcements, press alerts, video messaging, social networking communication, and what I call ghost marketing.’

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Studio Find It helps you ‘Cash in’ on the Motion Picture Industry by Renting Your Vehicle, Home or Other Equipment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — In an economy where people are working hard just to stay current with their bills, why not look toward the thriving Hollywood industry for extra income? Studio Find It, Inc. offers a way for home, business, land, vehicle, heavy equipment, watercraft and aircraft owners to turn their assets into income by renting their items for cash to motion picture studios by simply registering with them online.

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Former International Martial Arts champion Zak Lee Guarnaccia’s Extreme 24-hour Challenge Raises Charity Funds

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Former International Martial Arts champion Zak Lee Guarnaccia, of LightRow Pictures, with his strong will, is going to attempt a staggering endurance-fundraising challenge in Hollywood. On April 28, 2012 at 7 a.m., for the benefit of Homeless Not Toothless, Zak will endure the 24HX Extreme Step-A-Thon fitness challenge climbing for 24 hours up and down the popular Santa Monica stairs.

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Dr. Richard Zapanta honored with Legacy Award by USC Latino Alumni Association

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — A sold-out crowd of more than 750 Trojans, USC trustees, faculty and administrators, honored guests, alumni and students gathered at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel to celebrate the 38th Annual USC Latino Alumni Scholarship Gala on March 2. Executive Director Domenika Lynch announced that the dinner raised an estimated $300,000, which through USC’s two-to-one matching program will add a total $900,000 to USC Latino Alumni Association’s scholarship fund.

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Cory Allen Contemporary Art announces Artist Dumpster Dives Kim Kardashian, Reveals Her Trash at Upcoming L.A. Event

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that ‘Fear Google’ artist XVALA will be revealing the recent dumpster dived trash of Kim Kardashian, featuring the celebrity’s collapsed basketball at a roof top event in Los Angeles this weekend.

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Virtual Pitch Fest and Platinum Studios partner to bring more comic book writers and filmmakers together

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTC:PDOS) announced today that the production company and studio is teaming up with VirtualPitchFest.com, a popular website screenwriters use to pitch their feature screenplays directly to Hollywood decision-makers.

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FreeMovingQuote.com is Taking Steps to Reach More Movers than Ever

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The moving facilitator, Free Moving Quote (FreeMovingQuote.com), has not only weathered the recession, they have found ways to thrive in this difficult environment. FreeMovingQuote.com strives to be a one-stop shop for movers looking to find moving companies both at their departure locale and their destination.

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2012 Neotrope NonProfit PR Grant Recipients Announced

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Neotrope(R), a public relations, advertising and marketing firm established in 1983, today announced the recipients of the Non-Profit PR Grants Program for 2012. This year’s 10 recipients, selected from over 300 applicants, will receive approximately $50,000 total in pro bono services. Originally launched in 2000, the Neotrope PR Grant program has helped raise awareness for worthwhile causes all over the U.S. by providing public relations, news dissemination and online marketing, donated by Neotrope’s accredited staff.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center adds Hilton Brown as VP Claims Management

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Hilton Brown who will oversee client claims and advocacy in the company’s Los Angeles and Irvine offices. Brown will also provide claims support for sister company PowerGuard Insurance Services, located in Irvine, Calif. Brown brings 22 years of claims management and client advocacy experience to EPIC.

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CHEC2012: UC Grad Christopher Campbell Inks Ballot Initiative to Freeze College Tuition and Fees

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — For over six months, Christopher Campbell, a recent graduate of the University of California, Irvine, has been spearheading a campaign, CHEC2012 (Californians for a Higher Education Contract), that will profoundly change affordability and access to public higher education for currently enrolled and future college students in California.

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The Story Project Fundraiser, Hosted by KCRW, features Mace Neufeld, Denise Di Novi and Victoria Alonso

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — On Thursday, February 16, The Story Project, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to furthering communication and life skills in at-risk and under-served teens, will launch its StoryTelling Series, a sequence of intimate moderated conversations with legendary filmmakers and artists. Todd Felderstein, The Story Project’s executive director, is thrilled to have such Hollywood veterans make up our inaugural event.

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G-Man Marketing partners with client firms to offer discounted PR, songwriting, advertising and design

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — With the end of the world scheduled to take place later this year, G-Man Marketing (gmanmarketing.com) is partnering with its clients to offer special reduced rates in public relations, songwriting, audio mixing and mastering, radio advertising, graphic design, live music promotion, music distribution, and more.

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FixNation, whose mission is to reduce the population of homeless cats in Los Angeles, sponsored by Teen Jockey Eswan Flores

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Eswan Flores wanted to give back to the non-profit organization, FixNation, that worked to control the cat population at the Los Alamitos Race Course where he began his horse-racing career so he decided to sponsor them.

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