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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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Personal Spirit Dolls for transformative healing and gifting launched by Bush Empress

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Around the world, dolls are a recognized as universal forces to contend with. For centuries they have served as creative artifacts used as toys, religious objects and in celebratory displays. This holiday season, craftswoman Bush Empress is adding to this cultural legacy and introducing a magical line of handmade collectibles known as Personal Spirit Dolls.

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Porter Ranch Gas Leak Victims to Meet Erin Brockovich and Weitz & Luxenberg, Dec. 9

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Environmental activist Erin Brockovich – whom actress Julia Roberts famously portrayed in an Oscar-winning role – will join environmental and consumer protection attorneys from Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., at a Southern California townhall meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 9, for victims of the Porter Ranch gas leak, Weitz and Luxenberg today announced. (Press Release)

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Arab-Latina Beauty Sofia Hanan Runs for Miss California USA Despite Backlash Towards Arabs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Regardless of America’s focus on ‘white nationalism,’ Palestinian-Latina-American Sofia Hanan continues on her quest to become Miss California USA 2016. The U.S. has become ultra sensitive to the idea of outsiders living amongst them. Fears heightened after recent Paris attacks and the on-going manhunt for its coordinator.

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National Foundation for Military Family Support teams with The Charitable Mint to launch two initiatives

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Helping to weave a critically needed safety net for our nation’s soldiers and their loved ones, the non-profit National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) has joined forces with The Charitable Mint to battle urgent needs military families are facing not met by other sources.

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Augmented Reality Enabled ‘GoLauderdale’ App Launched on iTunes for Travel in Ft. Lauderdale

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Civic Resource Group International (CRG) and the Downtown Development Authority of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (DDA) today announced the completion of the DDA’s modernizing Smart City initiative. The joint collaboration achieves the goal of designing and delivering a mobile solution that provides instant, multi-aspect navigation data.

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KMA Black Belt Champions: Martial Artist Maria Turnhout Promoted to 5th Degree Black Belt

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, KMA Black Belt Champions is proud to host their 16th ceremony showcasing the new Black Belts at their Sherman Oaks, California school. The celebration, at Van Nuys High School Auditorium, is the culmination of a three month testing process.

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Phil Sears Collectibles announces Walt Disney Teenage Scrapbook of Original Cartoon Drawings at Auction

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Phil Sears Collectibles LLC announced today that the only known existing scrapbook of original cartoons drawn by Walt Disney will be auctioned at Bonhams in New York City this month. Walt Disney was no more than 17 years old when he drew the 13 cartoon characters in the scrapbook. Two of the characters are rodents, drawn a full 10 years before he created his iconic Mickey Mouse.

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New Art Movement, Excessivism, is a Commentary on Economic Materialism

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Art collectors have something to get excited about. It’s a new global art movement called ‘Excessivism’ and its early adopters date back to the late twentieth century. The movement’s founder, American artist Kaloust Guedel, explains that Excessivism is a commentary on economic materialism.

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MostFit will Feature Core Hammer Demos at the Athletic Business Conference and Expo 2015

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On November 19-21, 2015, MostFit will join more than 300 manufacturers, suppliers, architects and consultants from the sports, recreation, fitness, active-aging and medical fitness industries, plus attendees from 49 states and 20 countries at the 34th annual Athletic Business Conference and Expo.

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Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD from Darryl Littleton, pka D’Militant

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Darryl Littleton’s newest comedy CD, ‘Too Raw for Mainstream.’ For Darryl Littleton pka D’Militant, no subject is out of bounds, no topic too sensitive, no commentary too raw. With his crackling wit, Littleton holds nothing back, unflinchingly delivering slicing and incisive social and political commentary.

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Gov. Brown Signs Rendon’s Lower L.A. River Restoration Proposal – Update to L.A. River Master Plan

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown today approved Assembly Bill 530, Assemblyman Anthony Rendon’s (D-Lakewood) proposal to create a comprehensive restoration plan for the Lower Los Angeles River. “I’ve been kayaking on restored portions of the Upper L.A. River and seen the development of trails, walkways and parks,” said Rendon. “Residents

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Student African American Brotherhood Celebrates 25 Years of Meaningful Impact and Change, in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB), a 501(c)(3) educational organization, will host a black tie gala in celebration of its 25th anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 starting at 6 p.m. in the Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel. The celebratory event will benefit the nonprofit with funds to support

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30 Days to Make a Difference with LA River: Friends of the Los Angeles River Launches Campaign

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) President Lewis MacAdams announced today that FoLAR is launching a campaign to call for the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to commit to sharing the cost of Alternative 20, a $1.35 billion plan to restore 11 miles of the Los Angeles

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Smart City Alliance to pioneer Intelligent Transit Module, first tangible cloud-based multifunction transportation solution

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Civic Resource Group International (CRGI), Urban Systems and Rhythm Engineering today announced they have joined forces to launch a strategic Smart City Alliance – a multi-company collaboration with the goal of designing and delivering a cloud-based, multifunction transportation solution that provides data and decision insights to metropolitan transportation managers, professionals and users.

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California Physician Dr. Irene Bih Wakam honored for Commitment to Global Health

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Dr. Irene Bih Wakam, a family physician practicing in Ventura, Calif., has been awarded the 2015 Global Health Excellence Award from Student International Development Engagement (SIDE), a program in which students travel abroad to enrich their global experience and contribute to development issues

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Intervention Drug Rehab Association launches service to place individuals into correct treatment program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, addictions to alcohol or illicit substances affect the lives of over 23 million people in the country every year. Intervention Drug Rehab Association has put together a state-of-the-art service to place individuals into the correct addiction treatment program for their specific recovery needs.

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Right Path Drug Rehab: A Lower Client Intake Has Led to Higher Rate of Recovery

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — At Right Path Drug Rehab, their compassionate and knowledgeable staff members focus on restoring clients to their maximum potential through an individualized addiction recovery program, complete with support in all areas. No one should have to face recovery alone.

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Get Sexy This Halloween with a Killer Costume from Envy Corner

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Envy Corner announces their launch of high quality Halloween costumes at unbeatable prices. The decision to move forward with this came from the President of the company, Armen Leylekian, a very successful entrepreneur whose business practices are based on customer demand satisfaction enablement.

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