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Civic Resource Group International Makes Cloud-based CivicConnect Water Conservation Platform Available to Drought-Stricken California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Civic Resource Group International (CRG) today announced immediate availability of its award-winning CivicConnect(TM) Water Conservation and Drought Management Platform to all the Cities and Water Agencies throughout California.

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Author Ryan Gattis and Artist Evan Skrederstu collaborate on new, hard hitting novel ‘All Involved’

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ArteQuesta, a fine arts investment company, today announced that ‘Ernie’s Last Ride,’ a piece by Evan Skrederstu, a Los Angeles-based artist and member of art collective UGLARworks (Unified Group of Los Angeles Residents), has been featured in fellow UGLARworks member Ryan Gattis’s latest novel, ‘All Involved’ (ISBN: 978-0062378798).

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center adds Veteran Broker Tim Woodhull to North East U.S. Team

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Timothy C. (Tim) Woodhull has joined the firm as a principal. Woodhull brings 35 years of diverse insurance industry experience and leadership in corporate insurance brokerage, insurance carrier operations, risk management and insurance program design and management.

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Master Jeweler David Bellman and Segway inventor Dean Kamen unveil AquaSonic Wave for Daytime Emmy Stars

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This year’s Daytime Emmy(R) Award stars will walk away with trophies and accolades as well as learning about a revolutionary new invention, The AquaSonic Wave. Co-created by Dean Kamen, creator of the Segway, and Master Jeweler David Bellman, the AquaSonic Wave provides a novel, time-effective way to keep diamonds and other precious jewelry sparkling like new.

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Kings And Queens Robotics Team Advances to 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship Second Year in a Row

MONROVIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Monrovia High Robotics Program announced today that the ten Monrovia High School students of the ‘Kings and Queens’ robotics team and their purple robot ‘Sir Lancelot’ qualified to advance to the 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships for a second year in a row as a result of their excellent performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held in Oakland March 26-28.

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First EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament in Calif. benefits the Joyful Child Foundation

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been working for over six months planning an event that raised nearly $30,000 to support The Joyful Child Foundation’s efforts to bring their personal safety training to children in the Inland Empire, California.

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Real Estate Market Showing Increasing Signs of Strengthening, Says Veros’ Latest 12-Month VeroFORECAST Forecast Update

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Veros Real Estate Solutions, an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, reports that the residential market is gaining momentum with a greater percentage of markets expected to increase in value over the next 12 months, moving upwards to 86% from last quarter’s 82 percent.

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Calif. Governor Brown Directs First Ever Statewide Mandatory Water Reductions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Following the lowest snowpack ever recorded and with no end to the drought in sight, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced actions that will save water, increase enforcement to prevent wasteful water use, streamline the state’s drought response and invest in new technologies that will make California more […]

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On National Ferret Day 2015, California Ferret Enthusiasts Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Ballot Initiative

LA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — April 2 is National Ferret Day in the USA and California ferret lovers are using the occasion to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Tired of working and waiting for ferret legalization, which never comes despite thirty years of efforts – LegalizeFerrets.org is planning a ballot initiative to free our domestic ferrets from unnecessary and unfair regulation.

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Oasis South Insurance Services acquired by Protector Holdings, expands footprint in San Diego County adding 8 new locations

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Protector Holdings, a joint venture of Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) and Dowling Capital Partners, today announced the acquisition of Oasis South Insurance Services. With 8 locations across California’s San Diego County, Oasis South specializes in providing insurance services to Hispanic consumers.

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Art-In-Relation announces musical ‘Forever Plaid’ swings into Long Beach for Limited Engagement

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Art-In-Relation, in conjunction with the Long Beach Scottish Rite, will present ‘Forever Plaid’ the musical, about a 1950’s quartet of high-school chums who return from the afterlife for one final chance at musical glory. Show dates are April 24-26, May 3, May 9 and 10, 2015.

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Miami’s Paris Perfumes Inc. to Release Caron Paris Fragrances in New Deal with Bergdorf Goodman

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — Paris Perfumes Inc., a Miami-based perfume distributor, announces its new deal with luxury retailer Bergdorf Goodman to sell six rare fragrances and one limited edition of the second most established perfume house in the world, Caron Paris.

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CivicConnect Project Audience is a new cultural event, data and information management cloud-based application on Salesforce AppExchange

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Civic Resource Group International today announced it has launched CivicConnect(TM) Project Audience on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering and enabling arts and cultural organizations and businesses operating in the public sector to connect and provide rich services and cultural experiences to citizens through a variety of digital channels.

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Acquisition of EB-5 Regional Center announced by PDC Capital’s CEO, Emilio N. Francisco

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and CEO of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, today announced the acquisition of ZGlobal Southern California EB-5 Investment Regional Center.

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M4VGear DRM Media Converter for Windows adds iTunes 12.1 Support with v5.1

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — M4VGear Inc. this month released version 5.1.0 of M4VGear DRM Media Converter for Windows to add support of iTunes 12.1. Until now, M4VGear is the only DRM Media Converter Software in the market that runs iTunes M4V conversion smoothly under all iTunes versions.

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Monnie McGaffigan joins 5 Bars as Senior VP Business Development

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — 5 Bars(TM) a leader in wireless technology solutions, announced the appointment of Monnie McGaffigan as Senior VP of Business Development. 5 Bars is a premier neutral host provider of indoor/outdoor distributed antenna systems, small cells and Wi-Fi(R) networks. The 5 Bars team designs, builds, operates and maintains wireless systems and has designed and developed over 500 wireless projects nationwide.

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Bitcoin for art investments: ArteQuesta Announces Acceptance of Bitcoin, Opens Economic Doors

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ArteQuesta, a California-based fine art investment company, today announced the acceptance of Bitcoin as a method of payment for the purchase of artworks. Without excluding the typical form of monetary exchange, ArteQuesta is the first and only organization in the art investment world to accept Bitcoin.

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Author of the ‘Sir Licksalot’ Series, D.L. Carroll, Receives Prestigious 2015 Award from Family Review Center

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Family Review Center honors D.L. Carroll, author of the ‘Sir Licksalot’ children’s book series, with the 2015 Star Award. The Star Award is to recognize outstanding companies and business owners. An interview with Carroll is published in the 2015 Awards Edition of the Family Review Center’s Magazine.

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Paula Cole announces new album release, ‘7’ – a soft and soulful review of a 7 year life cycle

NEWS: Musical artist, mother, activist, Grammy-winner Paula Cole has announced her new album, “7” is now available. Featuring Cole’s original band members and musical soul mates Jay Bellerose and Kevin Barry, with upright bassist Dennis Crouch compleme…

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PDC Capital CEO, Emilio N. Francisco Announces Greater Scrutiny of its EB-5 Investors

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, LLC, in Calif., announces a company-wide effort to increase scrutiny of potential investors it recruits for EB-5-funded projects.

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Calif. Gov. Brown, Legislative Leaders Announce $1 Billion Emergency Drought Package

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mobilizing state resources to face another year of extreme dry conditions, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, and Republican Leaders Senator Bob Huff and Assemblymember Kristin Olsen to announce legislation to help local communities cope with the […]

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The Open Truth campaign and Bay Area Youth Confront Soda Industry in Fight Against Diabetes

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Open Truth campaign, a youth-focused effort to highlight the health impacts of sugary drinks and expose precision marketing practices that target young people and communities of color, launches today in San Francisco. The multi-media campaign includes videos created by Bay Area youth from The Bigger Picture Campaign, billboards […]

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Bob Moog Foundation announces charity raffle for rare Moog Liberation Synthesizer Keytar

The non-profit Bob Moog Foundation in North Carolina today announced a new charity fund-raising raffle for a rare white Moog Liberation Synthesizer

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Arturia brings the awesome sauce with their new Matrix-12 Virtual Instrument

REVIEW: When Arturia recently announced and then released their latest V-Collection 4 of virtual instruments, and announced one of the new products would be a recreation of the venerable Oberheim Matrix-12, I was both overjoyed and impressed they had a…

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Superior Solar, Florida’s Most Recommended Solar Company, Launches New Website to Better Serve Customers

ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — Superior Solar, a leader in residential and commercial solar energy in Central Florida, did an unconventional unveiling of its new website and logo design on March 6. Instead of dictating the look and feel of the site, Superior opened up the design process directly to its employee team, clients and web users, officially launching its new website today.

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Florida Custom Home Builder, John Cannon Homes, Wins 24 Awards in 2015 Parade of Homes

SARASOTA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — Winning 24 awards at the annual Parade of Homes Awards Presentation, John Cannon Homes in Sarasota, Fla., was the most recognized custom home builder in this year’s competition of 93 single family home entries. ‘Our award-winning models showcase our attention to architectural details and feature different levels of finish,’ said John Cannon, President.

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PDC Capital Group CEO Emilio Francisco Announces Priority Hiring for Military Veterans

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, today announced that PDC will give priority to military veterans when recruiting new hires to one of its companies.

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Autistic Teen Singer Autumn Sky Wolfe Succeeding Despite the Odds

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The word ‘autism’ strikes fear in most people’s hearts but teen Autumn Sky Wolfe is battling it with a singing career and bold live performances. ‘Here is a young woman who is unshakable in her delivery of a song,’ states manager Meredith Day of Starmaker Machinery. ‘When she performs, she exhibits resolve and power that can uplift the entire audience.’

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Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform Sponsors Calif. Excluded Persons Administrative Action List Legislation

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) today announced that Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D – San Bernardino) introduced the ‘Excluded Persons Administrative Action List,’ or ‘EPAAL’ legislation on Feb. 27, 2015. AB 1122 as it is now known, will require the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing (DSS/CCL) to publish on its website a list of all persons who have been excluded from owning, operating and/or working inside any licensed care facility as a result of an Administrative Law proceeding.

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Comedian Who Stutters Goes Beyond the Punch Lines – Nina G to perform at the Pacific Pinball Museum

ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Nina G bills herself as ‘America’s Only Female Stuttering Comedian.’ Less obvious about this stand-up comedian, social activist, and author, is that she also has a learning disability. Both Nina G’s stutter and her learning disability are subjects in her new one woman show, ‘Going Beyond Inspirational,’ which premieres on (funnily enough) April Fools’ Day! April 1, 2015 at the Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda, Calif.

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