Press Releases

  • Doral Financial Corporation: Two Days of Trial and Hacienda Has Put Forth No Evidence

    September 19 2014 7:53 PM ET

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following today's trial in the Doral Financial Corporation v. Hacienda court case, Doral Legal Counsel Matthew D. McGill issued the following statement:

  • The Chocolate Oxygen Facial and 4 More Highly Unusual True Facial Treatments

    September 19 2014 7:46 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based in the heart of Studio City, Le Jolie Medi Spa is widely acknowledged by beauty buffs for offering the best facial in Los Angeles, among other beauty and skin care solutions. Founded by expert esthetician Sharona Rafaeloff and the renowned cosmetic surgeon Dr. Rafaeloff, Le Jolie Medi Spa provides a facial in Los Angeles that's based on classic techniques and modern innovation.

  • 5 Ways Weight Loss Surgery Improves Health

    September 19 2014 7:45 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The medical experts at Beverly Hills Physicians understand that, to benefit from a truly well-balanced lifestyle, an individual needs to address both their physical appearance and their health and wellness. That's why bariatric weight loss procedures have always been such a perfect match for the the outstanding medical team at BHP.

  • 4 Steps to Seeing Colorful Fall Foliage in SoCal

    September 19 2014 7:45 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's often said that Southern California weather is perfect all year long, but the one caveat expressed by many is that Southern Californians don't get to experience the autumn colors found on the East Coast and throughout the Midwest. Yet, the reality is that this simply isn't true. "I'm blown away that people say there's no fall color in California," said John Poimiroo, writer of the blog California Fall Color in an interview with KCET.

  • 3 Ways to Keep Tires Safe During Wet Fall Weather

    September 19 2014 7:44 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ride-On, manufacturers of the amazing orange tire sealant that prevents dangerous blow-outs by filling in holes cause by sudden punctures, have some important information for Sun Belt motorists. In parts of the Southwest, warm El Nino oceans have led to unusually wet climates even as other areas experience record heat waves. While this may be good news for some parched desert communities, for motorists, wet roads can lead to a number of hazards.

  • 3 Ways Dr. Shirin Towfigh Uses Technology to Diagnose Hernia

    September 19 2014 7:44 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the only surgeon in the Western U.S. specializing in treating abdominal hernias, Dr. Shirin Towfigh has only been getting busier. It's not hard to see why. With obesity on the rise, abdominal issues like hernias have also been on the increase. Yet, while most people are familiar with hernias, there is still much that is unknown about the condition, in which a hole forms in muscle or fascia, often allowing organs fatty tissue and intestines to push through.

  • BioFuel Announces Rights Offering

    September 19 2014 7:30 PM ET

    DENVER, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BIOFUEL ENERGY CORP. (NASDAQ:BIOF) (the "Company") today made an announcement relating to the Company's rights offering.

  • Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Excess Of $100,000 Investing In ITT Educational Services Inc. (ESI) To Contact The Firm

    September 19 2014 7:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential securities fraud at ITT Educational Services Inc. ("ITT" or the "Company") (NYSE: ESI).

    On September 19, 2014, ITT disclosed that the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") had sent a notice on August 7, 2014 notifying the Company that SEC Division of Enforcement Staff "had made a preliminary determination to recommend that the SEC file an enforcement action against the Company."

  • Flight Attendant Union Launches Campaign For Critical Aviation Security Issues At DC Movie Premiere

    September 19 2014 7:18 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, is hosting an award-winning documentary about 9/11 Flight 93 hero Mark Bingham to kick off the union's Never Forget campaign aimed at bringing legislative and regulatory focus to critical aviation security issues.

  • Intelligence and National Security Summit Hits the Open Dialogue Mark

    September 19 2014 7:15 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Debates about transparency within the Intelligence Community (IC) continue as leaks imperil relationships with allies and embolden enemies. Addressing these and other challenges was the focal point of the AFCEA/INSA Intelligence and National Security Summit 2014 in Washington, D.C.

  • Robert A. Sigel named President of Associated Food Stores

    September 19 2014 7:00 PM ET

    HEWLETT, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Food Stores, LLC is proud to announce today the appointment of Robert A. Sigel to the position of President. Mr. Sigel, who started his career at a family-owned business, has over 35 years of experience in the food industry including a long and successful tenure as the CEO of Millbrook Distribution Services. He is also a Director of Associated Food Store Holdings, LLC and an Operating Executive at AUA Private Equity.

  • Three Prime Healthcare Hospitals' Heart Failure Mortality Rates Among Lowest in the Nation

    September 19 2014 7:00 PM ET

    ONTARIO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The heart failure mortality rates at three Prime Healthcare Services hospitals are among the lowest in the nation, according to CMS data published by Beckers Hospital Review on Sept. 18, 2014.

    Centinela Hospital Medical Center (CHMC) in Inglewood, Calif. made the top of Beckers' list of 48 hospitals, with a 30-day heart failure mortality rate of 6.4, the lowest in the nation. By comparison, the national rate of 30-day mortality for heart failure is 11.7.

  • Acorn Energy to Host Annual Stockholder Meeting September 23, 2014 in Delaware

    September 19 2014 6:53 PM ET

    WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN) reminds stockholders that they are invited to attend the annual stockholder meeting on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at noon EDT at Westin Hotel, 818 Shipyard Drive on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE.  Lunch will be served.  Please RSVP to acorn@acornenergy.com.

  • Role of Medical Science Liaisons Shifting in Healthcare Industry

    September 19 2014 6:45 PM ET

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical science liaisons (MSLs) play a critical role in forging relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs) who can provide essential insights into the market and competition. Despite the critical nature of the MSL function, the changing regulatory environment has created many challenges, including altering the landscape for creating and maintaining KOL and physician relationships.

  • Panasonic Announces Multi-Faceted Sponsorship of Spartan Race Events

    September 19 2014 6:42 PM ET

    NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic, a leader in high-performance, rugged consumer products, announced today a multi-event sponsorship of the 2014 US Spartan Race Series beginning this weekend at the Spartan Race World Championship in Killington, Vermont.  Panasonic will have awards sponsorship of the short-course sprint event in Vermont and official sponsorship of the Dunk Obstacle featured in the main-event – the Reebok Spartan Beast World Championship – as well as other on-site activities.

  • In Era of Competing Needs, Market Research Groups Under Pressure to Utilize Automation and External Staffing

    September 19 2014 6:30 PM ET

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A pharmaceutical executive in the market research function came to Best Practices, LLC with three issues he wanted the research and consulting firm to explore:

  • Crossroads Systems Files Registration Statement for Proposed Offering of Series H Preferred Stock and Warrants to Purchase Common Stock

    September 19 2014 6:29 PM ET

    AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data archive solutions, announced today the filing of a Registration Statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with a proposed public offering, on a best-efforts basis, of up to $12,000,000 aggregate amount of Series H Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, liquidation preference of $25.00 per share, and warrants to purchase its Common Stock. 

  • PSCA Announces the Winners of the 2014 Signature Awards

    September 19 2014 6:07 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA) announced the winners of the 2014 Signature Awards during a luncheon presentation at PSCA's 67th Annual National Conference at The Turnberry Isle, Aventura, Florida.

  • Over 200 Motorcycle Riders Expected at Charity Poker Run in West Los Angeles

    September 19 2014 6:05 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Returning for its sixth year, the Annual Miriam's House Poker Run is being held October 16, 2014 at Bartels' Harley Davidson 4141 Lincoln Blvd, Marina Del Rey. All riders are welcome to participate in the ride. All non-riders, friends, and supporters are welcome to join the event at Bartels'.

  • Duff & Phelps Closed-End Funds Announce Dividends

    September 19 2014 6:04 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Duff & Phelps Global Utility Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: DPG) and DTF Tax-Free Income Inc. (NYSE: DTF), two closed-end funds advised by Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., today authorized the payment of dividends on each fund's common stock as follows:

    Duff & Phelps Global Utility Income Fund Inc. (Quarterly pay)

    Cents Per Share

    Record Date

    Payable Date

    35.0

    December 15, 2014