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No Escape from Asbestos Liability: AMMCO-Hennessy Handed First Asbestos Defeat by Weitz and Luxenberg

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A Los Angeles County Superior Court jury this month handed Hennessy Industries, Inc. as successor to AMMCO Tools, Inc., its first-ever loss in an asbestos-exposure lawsuit despite the defendant company’s self-assurances that the grieving family of an Army veteran and automotive parts store owner who died of mesothelioma had no chance of winning, victorious plaintiffs’ law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced.

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CivicConnect Parking technology launched as part of Civic Resource Group’s Rapidly Growing ‘Smart City’ Product Suite

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Civic Resource Group International (CRG) today announced availability of CivicConnect(TM) Parking, the Company’s newest addition to its rapidly expanding ‘Smart Cities’ Product Portfolio. ‘CivicConnect Parking’ helps cities by streamlining and simplifying public and private parking for residents, workers and visitors.

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First Comedy CD by Tobe Hixx released by Uproar Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Uproar Entertainment announces a new comedy CD from Tobe Hixx, ‘Laugh or Die.’ Comedy saved Hixx’s life! A skinny kid who was often teased and ridiculed by his peers, Hixx ultimately turned to a life of crime that included gangs and selling crack. After stints in both state and federal prison, Hixx chose to return to his first love, comedy.

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Schoenwetter Supplements announces RxQ Antioxidant Complex for those faced with excessive life stress

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Schoenwetter Supplements, LLC announces the release of an advanced concept formulation of antioxidants, RxQ Antioxidant Complex. Its proprietary antioxidant formula takes into consideration not only adding antioxidants that can rapidly be depleted but is mindful of the necessary other constituents that serve to help recycle some important antioxidant systems that are everywhere present in our bodies.

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Apparelbook Launches World’s First Online Direct Sourcing Network for Fashion Retailers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Apparelbook, the world’s first online sourcing network for the apparel and accessories wholesale industry, today announced the launch of its online marketplace, Apparelbook.net, and package of online branding tools and services. Apparelbook provides an instant and direct source for retailers of all sizes to discover new apparel products and manufacturers via its online marketplace.

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VipDomains.LA opens with Great E-Commerce .LA Domain Names for Los Angeles Business and Marketers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — iLove.LA announced today that its new site, VipDomains.LA is now open. Anyone now has the chance to takeover a service area, product or the prestige of owning a word for L.A., online. Open to all, benefit now from owning the best .LA domain names. You didn’t have to be first ten years ago, bid in auctions, pay extra early fees, or buy from your unwilling competitor.

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Stars Behind Bars: Actor and Author Steve Comisar asks Celebrity A-List Felons for a Little Help

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Steve Comisar is an actor who was convicted of fraud and sent to federal prison. The media and Wikipedia have branded him a con man. Some of Hollywood’s major players have served time and can relate to his situation.

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The Truth Hurts: Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Travis Simmons

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Travis Simmons’ newest comedy CD, ‘The Truth Hurts.’ Simmons’ brilliant observations, amazing impressions, and astute political commentary are as compelling and authentic as they are hilarious. ‘The Truth Hurts’ was recorded at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. and is Simmons’ first recording for Uproar Entertainment.

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Civic Resource Group is First Government Tech Provider to Bring Mobile Augmented Reality Product into Public Sector

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) today announced the worldwide release of CivicAR(TM) – the first Mobile Augmented Reality (AR) solution for the public sector. The new product will enable governments and public sector agencies to deliver information and services directly to citizens and communities in a highly contextual and easy to use mobile environment.

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Calif. Gov. Brown, Top U.N. Official Call for Action at Every Level on Climate Change

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. welcomed the United Nations’ top climate change official, Christiana Figueres, to Los Angeles, where they convened half a dozen leading scientists to discuss climate impacts in the Golden State – and beyond – and the need for swift, decisive action at

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MostFit Brand Ambassador Tom Holland and New 12 lb Core Hammer featured at 2015 IDEA World Fitness Convention L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MostFit will host Tom Holland, internationally recognized exercise physiologist and certified sports nutritionist, in the MostFit booth (booth 1507) at the 2015 IDEA World Fitness Convention in Los Angeles in July. As MostFit Brand Ambassador, Tom will be leading product demonstrations to include the brand new 12 lb. Core Hammer, the original 8 lb. Core Hammer, SYN Rings and more.

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2nd Annual City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience Honors Hip Hop Legend Yolanda ‘Yo Yo’ Whitaker

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On June 26, 2015, Yolanda ‘Yo Yo’ Whitaker will be celebrated at the 2nd Annual City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience through awards and a live performance produced by Darryl Pitts (DP Productions) and partners Kevin and Schvone Rouse (Rouse House Entertainment). For over 25 years, Whitaker has influenced the world of hip hop.

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Le French Festival 2015: A 10-Day Bastille Day Celebration in Los Angeles of French Artisans and Culture

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In a celebration of French artisans and culture in Los Angeles, Selavi Global and Canard Duchene Champagne have teamed up to launch the brand new ‘Le French Festival’ set to take place across Los Angeles from July 4-14, 2015. The event will end with a closing night party produced by French Tuesdays on Bastille Day, July 14 at Riviera 31 at the Sofitel Hotel.

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Southern California Oil Spill Victims’ Claims being explored by Weitz & Luxenberg

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Weitz and Luxenberg P.C., today announced it is investigating claims from members of the fishing industry, property owners and others harmed by an oil spill that began Tuesday and blighted the shoreline just north of Santa Barbara, Calif.

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Civic Resource Group International Names Former VMware Global VP Dane Smith as New Company President

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Civic Resource Group Intl. (CRGI) is pleased to announce that Dane Smith has joined the company as President. Mr. Smith comes to CRGI from On-Ramp Wireless, an IoT technology provider. In his role, Mr. Smith will be responsible for providing strategic leadership for the Company by working with the CRGI Executive Team, their Advisory Board, and community leaders to establish long-term goals, strategies, plans, and policies for implementing successful Smart City campaigns globally.

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MostFit welcomes certified sports nutritionist and exercise physiologist Tom Holland, as a Brand Ambassador

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MostFit is excited and proud to announce the onboarding of internationally recognized exercise physiologist and certified sports nutritionist Tom Holland, as a Brand Ambassador.

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Los Angeles Celebrates Veterans on 71st Anniversary of D-Day, 70th Anniversary of VE Day, and 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Celebrated philanthropists Jane and Bert Boeckmann of Galpin Ford and the Heritage League of the Second Air Division, today announced they have joined forces again to honor WWII Veterans at the 71th Anniversary D-Day Luncheon at The Proud Bird, in Los Angeles, on June 6. All WWII and Vietnam Veterans, as well as their friends and family, are encouraged and invited to attend.

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L.A. County Board of Supervisors Unanimously Votes to Support L.A. River Legislation – AB 530

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted last Tuesday to support Assembly Bill 530, Assemblyman Anthony Rendon’s (D-Lakewood) proposal that spurs much-needed revitalization of the entire L.A. River. “The L.A. River is a natural resource that all communities in our region should have access to,” Rendon said.

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Civic Resource Group International working with Microsoft on CityNext for ‘Smart Cities’ Tech

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) today announced it is working with Microsoft on Microsoft CityNext, an initiative designed to help governments, businesses, and citizens re-imagine what is next for their cities. For the first time in history, more than one-half of the world’s population live in urban areas and nearly 70 percent of people will live in cities by 2050.

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Author Kelly Browne Reissues ‘101 Ways To Say Thank You’ with Social Media Tips for 2015

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ‘In the electronic revolution we live in, nothing makes an impact and expresses your gratitude more than the classic handwritten thank you note, sent in the mail with a stamp!’ says Kelly Browne, author of the bestselling book, ‘101 Ways To Say Thank You’ (ISBN: 9781402747021; Sterling Publishing)

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Calif. Senator Hall and Certified Nursing Assistants Demand Quality Assurance at Skilled Nursing Facilities – SB 779

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Senate Bill (SB) 779 authored by Calif .Senator Isadore Hall, III (D-South Bay), and sponsored by SEIU-United Long Term Care Workers (ULTCW), would address understaffing that currently places the lives of nursing home residents at risk.

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Hundreds of Calif. Nursing Home Workers to Rally in Support of Senate Bill 779 on April 23, 2015

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, nursing home workers from throughout L.A. County will rally in support of Calif. Senate

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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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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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L.A. Mayor Garcetti Launches ‘Save the Drop’ Campaign, encouraging Angelenos to address the Epic Drought

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This past week L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti launched a major, citywide water conservation outreach campaign – “Save the Drop.” With the Mayor’s executive directive on water conservation creating strong tools to reduce water use and address the drought, including a $3.75 per square foot rebate for lawn replacement, Mayor […]

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New book by Margaret Galabe is unforgettable story of the human spirit triumphing over poverty, hopelessness and despair

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Margaret Galabe, author, award-winning humanitarian, philanthropist, and founder of Student International Development Engagement (SIDE), a program in which students travel abroad to enrich their global experience, contribute to development issues, shares her experiences as a member of the team that brought this pilot project to fruition in this meaningful, heartfelt, and insightful, illustrated book.

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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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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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SensibleHerbs launches new online boutique delivering options for healthy consumers, including discount herbs and supplements

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California-based online retailer SensibleHerbs announced its launch at Natural Products Expo West fulfilling increased demand for discount herbs and supplements nation-wide. Starting with a fresh clean design and discount pricing up to 35 percent off SRP, SensibleHerbs.com is a positive entry into the natural products marketplace online.

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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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