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Planning Financial Future is Crucial to Post-Holiday Financial Health Wed, 18 Jan 2006, 03:33 EST Edited by Carly Zander LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 18 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Knockout Debt announced today that it is offering Free Debt Reduction Consultations to all consumers who may be suffering from post-holiday financial issues. Many consumers this holiday season forked out too much money on gifts for friends and family, and charged most of it to credit cards.
Frustrated Developer Dad Invents Interactive Incentive Chart Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 01:04 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 17 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Barton Listick, the creator of the popular JumpStart(R) series of children's educational software, announces the public release of My Reward Board, a new software program that provides a fun way to motivate children to do their chores and tasks. The program emphasizes a positive approach for encouraging kids to complete their chores, achieve their goals, improve their behavior, and save their money. My Reward Board is available as a free trial and for purchase at www.myrewardboard.com.
Breastimplants411.com Hold Plastic Surgeons to a Higher Standard Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 11:48 EST Edited by Carly Zander LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 17 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- It all started when David Dean's mother fell victim to the hands of two unqualified plastic surgeons, including a doctor who misplaced an implant after his mom's partial mastectomy that resulted from a bout with cancer. With a spark to make doctors more accountable and help patients Dean spawned www.breastimplants411.com. The website is designed to educate and inform patients and provide information on qualified plastic surgeons.
Long Range Systems and Dynamics Direct Bring Email Marketing to Restaurant Industry Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 11:20 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 17 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Dynamics Direct, Inc., a leading provider of email marketing software and ASP solutions for the enterprise market announced today that Long Range Systems, the creators of the first wireless coaster pager and worldwide leader of onsite wireless solutions, has chosen the Dynamic Messenger(TM) Email Relationship Management platform to add email marketing capabilities to their restaurant offerings, including Long Range Systems new Allegiant(R) customer loyalty products.
Phonesex24hrs.com Goes to Uncensored Satellite Airwaves Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 10:20 EST Edited by Carly Zander LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 16 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Phonesex24hrs.com will begin airing 30-second spots today on XM Radio's HIGH Voltage channel 202. In what appears to be a pioneering move to take advantage of the uncensored satellite airwaves, listeners of this channel will hear 30-second spots to call an 800 number for graphic uncensored phone sex 24/7 for a per minute fee in the U.S. and Canada.
Canadian Government Bungles Security Breach, Leaves Investors Hanging Fri, 13 Jan 2006, 10:45 EST Edited by Carly Zander LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 13 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- A breakdown in Canada's security apparatus threatens to unravel a unique South Pacific business venture. According to Donald Phillips, a former member of Canada's intelligence community turned entrepreneur, a systemic breakdown in security protocol has occurred involving Canada's federal police (RCMP), the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), and the nation of Tuvalu's Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).
TicketsR.com Joins Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosos to Celebrate 25 Years of Music Mon, 9 Jan 2006, 07:10 EST Edited by Carly Zander LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 9 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- TicketsR.com today announced that tickets for the world-famous Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosos concert, celebrating 25 years of music, are now on sale at www.TicketsR.com. Spivakov and his orchestra will grace the stage in San Diego at the Joan B. Kroc Theatre on Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. They will follow up with a Los Angeles performance on Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wilshire Ebell Theater.
NETFONESYSTEMS.COM's Kiwi Phone Package Offers High Quality at Low Prices Wed, 28 Dec 2005, 12:42 EST Edited by Beverly West LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 28 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Entrepreneur Jeffrey Elam, Jr. today announced the launch of his latest venture NETFONESYSTEMS.COM, a company dedicated to informing, educating and providing electronic products of the highest quality at the lowest possible cost to the consumer. NETFONESYSTEMS.COM's debut product, The Kiwi phone, offers cutting edge, crystal clear quality at a reasonable price, and comes bundled with Kiwi phone service that is completely free within the Kiwi Network, even on international calls.
Libyan-American Corporation buys Stake in Renewable Power Generation Plants Tue, 27 Dec 2005, 11:51 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 27 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Lyamec Corp., a U.S. merchandising and distribution services firm, completed its acquisition, as stakeholder, in more than 13 power generation plants in the United States. The Lyamec Corporation is expanding its acquisitions and is building a multi-billion dollar portfolio through aggressive mergers and acquisitions in the U.S., Libya, the United Kingdom, and including France.
Soap Star and Former Playgirl Editor Launch E-Books Business Tue, 6 Dec 2005, 11:48 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 6 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Soap star Philece Sampler (Days of Our Lives, Another World, Rituals) has partnered with former Playgirl managing editor Charlene Keel to launch TantalizingTales.com. The e-publishing venture, announced by the new business duo, presents Keel's previously published books - uncut and uncensored, with steamy new scenes added-in electronic format. Keel's titles include The Sky's The Limit, I'll Do Anything, and Come Slowly Eden, which was once banned in the author's hometown.
Beyond Belief Media Declares War on Christmas Mon, 5 Dec 2005, 06:15 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 5 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Beyond Belief Media has formally declared war on Christmas, the December 25 holiday in which Christians celebrate the birth of the mythical figure Jesus Christ, the company announced today. First Offensive features New York Times and USA Today ads, DVD 'Guerilla Giveaways' of film 'The God Who Wasn't There.'
Los Angeles Attorneys Cite Failure to Plan as Primary Reason for the Nightmare of Conservatorship Mon, 21 Nov 2005, 04:52 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 21 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles Times 'Guardian for Profit' series of articles last week valiantly exposed the unconscionable misery and monetary loss suffered by the old and ill in the "care" of conservators in California. State legislators should take immediate action to regulate conservators and enforce existing laws applicable to our local counties and courts. 'However, many of the victims in the articles could have avoided the situation by taking personal responsibility through the advanced preparation of appropriate legal documents,' advises Caprice L. Collins of the Collins Law Group, a Los Angeles area attorney whose practice emphasizes Estate Planning and Elder Law.
ESP / Psychic Pill Fri, 18 Nov 2005, 12:49 EST Edited by Carly Zander LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 18 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- RemCure Enterprises(TM), dedicated to the development of innovative products for the next generation in holistic health and wellness, today announced the launch of their revolutionary new Magneurol6-S(TM), a dietary supplement unlike any other. It contains a unique and rare ingredient called 'Magnetite' which is believed to be the source in the brain allowing animals to demonstrate sixth sense-like abilities more commonly referred to as ESP.
Unique Home Design Trend Becoming Popular in the U.S. Thu, 10 Nov 2005, 04:34 EST Edited by Carly Zander LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 10 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- A unique product from Japan has recently become very popular with new home builders in the United States, says Rain Chains Direct. Called 'rain chains,' these copper gutter products replace the traditional downspout on a household gutter with a series of copper cups. Although they have been around for hundreds of years in Japan, an sold in U.S. for over five years, the product has only recently been thrust into the public awareness by television shows such as 'Monster House.'
Controversial Binladin Family Website Goes up for Charity Auction Fri, 7 Oct 2005, 03:14 EDT Edited by Carly Zander LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 7 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- shrimpo LLC is announcing for auction the domain name: saudi-binladin-group.com and associated Binladin domain names, once owned by Osama Binladin's family. These domain names, and their corresponding emails, were legally secured via a unique technology developed by Christopher Curry, Principal of shrimpo LLC, on September 11, 2001.
IBM and HENAAC Partnership will bring the Viva Technology Program to Six US States Tue, 4 Oct 2005, 01:27 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 4 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- IBM's Partner with IBM in Education program (PIE) and HENAAC are joining forces in the Fall of 2005 to take the Viva Technology Program to six states where IBM facilities are located. HENAAC will receive a $150,000 grant from IBM to produce these Viva Technology programs. This partnership will formally be announced at the 17th Annual HENAAC Conference in Anaheim, CA from October 6-8, 2005.
Local Chef To Present Special Creations at Hormel Foods Mi Sabor(TM) Soccer Clinic Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 04:42 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 26 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Well-known Latino chef and restaurateur Mario Canela, Jr., will highlight the food and tasting opportunities at the festival surrounding the 4th Annual Hormel Foods Mi Sabor(TM) Soccer Clinic, presented by Hormel Foods Corporation and Herdez Corporation. The event takes place at the Track & Field stadium of the Home Depot Center on October 2, 2005 from 1 - 6 p.m. and is open to youths and their families for fun, soccer and delicious food creations featuring Hormel and Herdez products.
The Sounds of Hispanic Heritage Month Are at Tower Records Thu, 22 Sep 2005, 10:36 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 22 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Tower Records is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with fans of Latin entertainment by providing a 15% sale on all Latin CDs, Music DVD's and Cine Latino DVD titles. Not only that, Tower Records continues to help provide the quintessential Latin music experience by participating in major events, such as El Grito, Fiestas Patrias, the Orange County Latino Film Festival and the Luis Miguel concert series at the Gibson Amphitheatre, in addition to providing in-store events featuring rising bands such as Cabula and Profecia.
Podcast Coaching Services Launched by Neotrope Mon, 19 Sep 2005, 11:54 EDT Edited by Carly Zander LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 19 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R), an entertainment marketing company established 1983, announced today the launch of a new Podcast Coaching Service package available through its Send2Press(tm) Newswire unit which will provide professional media coaching for anybody who wants to be comfortable with and prepared for a Podcast interview.
Apple's iPod 'Nano' Sets the Stage for 'Nanocasting' - A Business Model for Podcasting Thu, 15 Sep 2005, 12:23 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 15 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Today Jackstreet Media launched five online radio pilot programs that have been developed using the Nanocasting business model. Nanocasting is a model for commercial podcasting based on established media and direct marketing principles. Nanocasting differs from early podcasting by beginning with a clear definition of the target audience, the business model, the revenue model and use of a system specifically developed for targeting commercial audiences called RTS (Really Targeted Syndication).
Italian Sensation Takes The Stage for a One-Night Only Performance Mon, 12 Sep 2005, 05:36 EDT Edited by Carly Zander LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 12 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Toto Cotugno hits the stage on October 29, 2005 at 8 p.m. for his only Los Angeles concert. The famous Italian singer and composer will amaze audiences at the Los Angeles Scottish Rite Theatre with his ballads of love. Tickets are $35 to $100 and can be purchased by visiting TicketsR.com.
Cruise Line Responds to Travel Agents with Personalized Email Offers Mon, 12 Sep 2005, 10:41 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 12 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Dynamics Direct, Inc., a leading provider of email marketing software and ASP solutions for the enterprise market announced today that Cunard Line, whose fleet includes the most famous ocean liners in the world, such as the $800 million transatlantic Queen Mary 2, has successfully implemented the company's Dynamic Messenger(TM) Email Relationship Management platform to deliver custom offers for travel agent partners.
CAL/OSHA Safety Conference 2005 Helps Businesses Stay Safe, Effective and Profitable Fri, 9 Sep 2005, 01:02 EDT Edited by Beverly West LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 9 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- The American Safety Council Inc., an industry leader in providing safety solutions for manufacturing, construction, food processing, and restaurant businesses, today announced that the American Safety Conference 2005 will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2005, at the Shilo Hilltop Suites Hotel and Conference Complex at 3101 Temple Avenue in Pomona, California. This premier event for Safety Professionals helps companies shape sound safety policies, identify safety challenges, and implement more effective and profitable safety solutions.
Leading Authority on Press Release Optimization, Christopher Simmons, Announces Enhanced Services for Send2Press Tue, 23 Aug 2005, 11:58 EDT Edited by Carly Zander LOS ANGELES, Calif. - August 23 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R) announced today an enhanced version of its ContextXpert(TM) solution for optimization and placement of press release content into search engines and databases, which will power the relaunch of Send2Press Newswire (www.Send2Press.com) in September. This technology is based on Neotrope's ContextEngine(R) system, developed and launched by marketing technologist Christopher Simmons in January of 1996 when AltaVista was the 'big dog' in the indexing of online news content. Over the past decade the system has matured along with search portals and other news indexes.
Lokaway USA Introduces the Swing 'n Slide(TM) Safe Door System Mon, 22 Aug 2005, 11:12 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons LOS ANGELES, Calif. - August 22 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Lokaway USA has launched the Swing 'n Slide door system. This patented innovation is the most revolutionary idea to be introduced to safe companies in over 40 years. The Swing 'n Slide door system offers a new level of performance, security and reliability for safe customers, and it will offer safe manufacturers a competitive advantage to increase sales, market share and profit.
New Book Presents Evidence Proving Pre-Columbian Chinese Maritime Survey of the World Fri, 19 Aug 2005, 04:18 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons LOS ANGELES, Calif. - August 19 (LOS ANGELES NEWSWIRE) -- Author Anatole Andro spent two-and-a-half years evaluating Chinese and European historical documents pertaining to the alleged Ming Chinese circumnavigation of the world one hundred years before the great European explorations. The author found that not only did such evidence exist, historians and investigators had knowledge of it. Many even commented on some of the evidence, then provided tenuous explanations for it, ignored it, or supplanted it.
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