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Isn’t It Possible to Save the Frogs? asks Paraphrase LLC in Support of Save The Frogs Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ‘Little Green’ book publisher, Paraphrase, LLC, pledges support for Save The Frogs Day 2016. Did you know there is a ‘Save The Frogs Day’? You may have read or heard at some point in the last few years about the alarming rate of disappearance of frogs in the world. While you might ask why this is important, frogs are essential to many ecosystems around the world.

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L.A. Mayor Garcetti and Other Officials to Participate in Annual Great L.A. River Cleanup 2016

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Fifteen sites, three days, one LA River! This April, (Earth Month) come to the Los Angeles River for Friends of the Los Angeles River’s 27th Annual Great LA River Clean Up: La Gran Limpieza! It is the largest urban river clean up in America taking place over three consecutive

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SEIU Local 2015 in Solidarity with California Advocates in Support of President Obama Executive Actions on Immigration

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on President Obama’s deferred action initiatives, DAPA and expanded DACA. The Supreme Court will be making a decision on the future of the immigration initiatives by June 30, 2016. Texas and the plaintiff states in the lawsuit against the deferred

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Healthy Earth Music & Arts Fest Debuts Earth Day Weekend, in L.A. at Leimert Park

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Earth Day Weekend will hold special significance this year when the inaugural Healthy Earth Music and Arts Fest makes its premiere in Los Angeles’ historic Leimert Park, Saturday, April 23. In addition to this multi-cultural, sustainable lifestyle event, produced by Transmedia 360, encouraging health and environmental awareness, the festival will feature the unveiling of the humanitarian organization, Cure4Hunger’s (C4H) new agricultural technology.

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Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Jodi Miller ‘No Child Left Behind’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Jodi Miller’s first comedy CD ‘NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND.’ Recorded in front of a live audience at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash., this CD is instantly a hilariously relatable, and spontaneously pushes the envelope. This is Jodi’s first recording for Uproar Entertainment.

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Alan and Judie Sherin Open Dream Vacations Franchise for L.A. Travel Clients

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Alan and Judie Sherin recently completed an intensive training program to become certified vacation specialists and owners of a Dream Vacations travel franchise in Los Angeles. As a result of being part of the nation’s leading home-based travel agent franchise network, their travel agency TourTakers Dream Vacations, has access to the best cruise and land vacation deals and exclusive, elite product and service offerings.

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Django Unchained Actress Daniele Watts stars in SCRATCH Horror-Comedy Film

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — After directing over a dozen short films, French filmmaker Tristan Convert announced he has directed his first feature, ‘SCRATCH,’ an original horror comedy starring Daniele Watts (‘Django Unchained’), for which he has launched an Indiegogo campaign, to reach $10K for finishing funds. Set in Los Angeles’s known-to-be haunted Old Zoo, ‘SCRATCH’ is one of the first, if not the first, found footage films shot entirely on an Apple iPhone 6.

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2016 ‘Stand up to Hate’ Campaign Offers Naturalization Workshops Throughout the U.S.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — As part of the “Stand up to Hate” campaign, SEIU, Mi Familia Vota, NPNA, iAmerica, UFCW, Unite Here and Latino Victory Foundation will host naturalization workshops and clinics throughout the country to help remove the barriers that keep eligible immigrants from naturalizing, and increase naturalization rates. The stakes are

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Uproar Entertainment announces new Comedy CD by Funny Man Josh Adams

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Josh Adam’s first comedy CD ‘LIVE FROM THE DROP.’ Recorded in front of a live audience at The Drop Comedy Club in South Bend Indiana, Adams delivers a clever, laid back, in your face look at the world in which we live accented with heavy hitting jokes.

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MostFit to Feature Product Line at 2016 IHRSA, ACSM and NIRSA Trade Shows

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On March 22 through April 3, 2016, the MostFit team will be in Orlando, Florida exhibiting and offering product demos, discounts and special offers at three of the largest fitness/recreational sports conferences in U.S.; the IHRSA International Trade Show and Convention, followed by the ACSM Summit, followed by the National Intramural-Recreation Sports Associations Annual Conference.

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Covert Entertainment announces New Single ‘Miss Jill on 108th’ by Gay Hip Hop Artist RAHCCY

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Covert Entertainment’s 23-year-old powerhouse performer, Rahccy is packing pain, pushing power, igniting love and stirring the fever in her every verse with the release of her debut single, ‘Miss Jill on 108th.’ Young, gifted and unapologetically gay, Rahccy is knocking down musical walls and rebuilding them her way, single-handedly revamping hip hop and restructuring its current status quo.

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Support the Non-profit California Safe Schools Coalition and Protect Health and the Environment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California Safe Schools Coalition (CSSC) is a children’s environmental health and justice non-profit founded in 1998 by Robina Suwol. The organization received national prominence by spearheading the Los Angeles Unified Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Policy, the most stringent pesticide policy in the nation for K-12 public schools and the

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Hope Flood’s 5th Annual Comics Rock! Convention adds Headliner Marsha Warfield

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Five years of funny is no small feat when you are a female in a male dominated industry coordinating an annual comedy fest. In fact, it is literally not a joke. But comedienne Hope Flood has handled it with amazing finesse and style as her Comics Rock! Convention returns, April 26 to 30, 2016 at J. Anthony Brown’s JSpot Comedy Club.

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Medical Diagnostics Company, Holomic Re-Brands as CellMic LLC

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Holomic, LLC has been innovating mobile diagnostics for over 5 years, and continues to commercialize technology aimed at improving diagnostics in an ever-increasing environment that mandates on-demand, point-of-care and remote solutions. In this spirit, Holomic announced today the launch of their new corporate trademark, CellMic, LLC in a show of dedication to this mission.

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Weitz and Luxenberg Secure $5.2M Verdict in Asbestos Lawsuit Against Fluor and Subsidiaries

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Nationally known law firm Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. secured a verdict of $5.2 million in damages on behalf of an 82-year-old Orange County, California, man and his wife who sued a Fortune 500 company they charged with contributing to his increased risk of developing mesothelioma, Weitz & Luxenberg announced today.

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Augmented Reality Pioneer Civic Resource Group Secures Major Investor Backing Led by Atlantic Bridge

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Civic Resource Group (CRG), a data, mobile and Augmented Reality pioneer in the burgeoning Smart City market, has secured financial support and backing from a group of international investors led by Atlantic Bridge (ABVEN) out of Silicon Valley, London, and Dublin, and Globalive Capital out of Toronto, it was announced by Gregory G. Curtin, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of CRG.

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Project Enterprise Ready for Warp: Nichelle Nichols Joins Team to Rebuild Famous Starship

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Star Trek fans and those with interest in movie history have the chance to ‘boldly go where no man has gone before.’ The original iconic movie model of the USS Enterprise used in the first six Star Trek films is about to be rebuilt, Project Enterprise announced today.

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Core Hammer Training Certification Program Launched for Fitness Trainers and Group Ex Instructors

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MostFit is excited to announce its new 4-hour certification training program accredited through NASM and ACE. Trainers and Group Ex Instructors will receive .4 Continuing Education Credits for attending the training.

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New Comedy CD, GROWER, by Brett Hamil announced by Uproar Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Brett Hamil’s first comedy CD ‘GROWER’ on Feb. 12, 2016. In his punchy, fast-moving act Hamil talks about sex, psychedelics, his ‘dog entourage,’ marrying into secular Judaism, and what it means to feel trapped in one’s beard.

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50 Shades of Hell: ‘Area Code 666’ is a New Approach to Modern Fiction

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Author-filmmaker-musician John Scott G is creating the world’s first omnibus novel. Interweaving nine novels, dozens of short stories, numerous comedy routines, and a great deal of political satire, ‘Area Code 666’ is being serialized on Ga-Ga.com, the new online magazine of the arts (in BETA).

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Pristine Automotive Center is an Auto Body Repair Business Redefined in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The need for a decent auto repair in Los Angeles is at high demand considering the number of vehicle registrations within the last 5 years (29.7 million according to LA Almanac). One would notice that the majority of the shops are pretty much the same, unless they run into Pristine Automotive Center Inc, an auto body repair shop of Silver Lake in Los Angeles.

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Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Requests LAUSD ‘Teacher Jail’ Audit

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The use of “Teacher Jail” by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) was the focus of an audit request by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), at a hearing of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 447 of the State

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Too Broke For Therapy: Uproar Entertainment Releases First Stand-Up Comedy CD by Nick Cobb

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Nick Cobb’s first comedy CD, ‘Too Broke For Therapy’ to be released January 15, 2016. Uproar Entertainment is committed to recording and promoting today’s most talented comedians.

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PhotoLA 2016: Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury to Dedicate Exhibit to World Peace

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A&I, the fine art photographic printing and services company, will present the work of award-winning photojournalist Tish Lampert at its booth #816 at PhotoLA. The exhibit is part of Lampert’s 15-year series on the landmark protests of our times. Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the UN, will dedicate the exhibition in a special event highlighting his world peace initiative.

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Carolwood Equities Experiences Superb Growth for Young Entrepreneurs in Real Estate Investing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Carolwood Equities, a privately-held, fully-integrated real estate investment company, just closed a deal for an impressive return and the firm’s founders, Andrew Shanfeld and Adam Rubin, partners, say it’s just the beginning.

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Breakout Film by Urbanstylz and Director Antonio James Sets Precedent for Low Budget Returns

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Urbanstylz Entertainment, the independent production company, announced today that its first feature film, ‘Trey the Movie,’ which was produced for just $68, has grossed more than $150,000 in multiple channels of digital distribution while garnering attention at numerous film festivals. The film tells the story of a man whose life is so overwhelming that he snaps killing everyone in his path. It was Mr. James’ directorial debut.

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‘Winter on Fire’ Director Evgeny Afineevsky Awarded by Ukrainian President

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — American-Russian Business Council (ARBC) is pleased to announce that its member and director of the Netflix original documentary ‘Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom,’ Evgeny Afineevsky, has been awarded the Medal of the Cross of Ivan Mazepa by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

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Donald Trump the poster child for Excessivism, says L.A. artist Kaloust Guedel

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — We’ve all heard the phrase, ‘Art imitates life.’ And it could not ring truer than in how a new contemporary art movement, Excessivism, founded by American artist, Kaloust Guedel, that showcases the excessiveness present in people’s lives, correlates to Donald Trump’s bid for the GOP presidential nomination.

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Porter Ranch Gas Leak Victims Ask Erin Brockovich, Weitz & Luxenberg for Help

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A standing-room-only crowd of more than 2,200 affected residents gathered Wednesday night Dec. 9 in Porter Ranch, Calif. They were there to listen to environmental activist Erin Brockovich, scientists and attorneys from Weitz and Luxenberg discuss their legal options against Southern California Gas Co. due to a leak from the natural gas storage well in the hills above their homes, the law firm today announced.

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The Miracle of You: new music fuses talents of Paul Luftenegger and NY Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Multi award-winning singer, songwriter and composer Paul Luftenegger and New York Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani, whose hugely successful book ‘Dying to be Me’ chronicles her struggle with cancer and her near death experience with heaven , are jointly releasing an album to inspire self-love, ‘The Miracle of You.’

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