Monthly Archives: November 2012
Nov 30 2012
Pocket High-Power 3W LED Flashlight $0.01
 

Pocket 3W LED Flashlight To get the deal: “Like” FastTech to order. Limit one per customer. Limit one per person, while supplies last $0.01 is charged so that your order can register with PayPal Offer is good to customers worldwide Upgradable to USPS shipping for US customers (5 to 7 days delivery)

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Nov 30 2012
LA Port Strike Costs Economy $1 Billion Per Day
 

Yes, you read correctly… the current LA Port Strike Costs Economy $1 Billion Per Day.

Running for several days now, the costs to the local and national economy will exceed billions, that is if it was to be settled today. At odds are issues related to port workers demands for keeping work local and hiring practices.

Terminals are shutdown and ships are not being unloaded or loaded.  The ten day lockout in 2002 cost the economy an estimated $15 billion.  Many businesses are expecting inventory for the 2012 holiday season.

We hope the negotiations continue and that a settlement is reached soon.

 

Nov 30 2012
Hiring Altadena for the New Walmart
 

Hiring Altadena for the New Walmart

Foothill Workforce Investment Board

Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PST)

Altadena, CA

Hiring Altadena for the New WALMART!

December 8, 2012 – 9 am to 1 pm

2283 N. Fair Oaks Ave, Altadena, CA 91101

-Your Opportunity to Meet Walmart Managers

-Get the Insight on the Application process

-Know what the Hiring Interview is Like!

RSVP Here.

Nov 30 2012
Pet Health Insurance For Cats & Dogs
 

There are many options for pet insurance, but if you want to purchase a policy here are two options:


Pet Health Insurance for Cats & Dogs

QuickCare Accident Only

Pet Insurance Company



How would you like to have the Nestle-Purina Checkerboard on your site! PurinaCare Pet Health Insurance; (under the Purina name, one of the most trusted brands) now offers pet insurance to Dogs and Cats all over the United States. PurinaCare plans do not exclude hereditary conditions or behavior therapy, and better yet do not exclude any breed or age. Our plans are simple to understand and comprehensive!

Pet Insurance from Purina

Nov 30 2012
Apple iTunes 11.0 Released Major Overhaul
 

Apple iTunes 11.0 Released Major Overhaul, if you are already running iTunes, you will be prompted to do the update.

Early impressions: iTunes is now faster and the look and feel are sure improved.

Introducing the new iTunes. With a dramatically simplified player, a completely redesigned Store, and iCloud features you’ll love—this is the best iTunes yet.

• Completely Redesigned. iTunes makes it more fun to explore and enjoy your music, movies, and TV shows. You’ll love the beautiful edge-to-edge design, custom designs for each album, movie, or TV show in your library, and getting personal recommendations any time you click In the Store.

• A New Store. The iTunes Store has been completely redesigned and now features a clean look that makes it simpler than ever to see what’s hot and discover new favorites.

• Play purchases from iCloud. Your music, movie, and TV show purchases in iCloud now appear inside your library. Just sign-in with your Apple ID to see them. Double-click to play them directly from iCloud or download a copy you can sync to a device or play while offline.

• Up Next. It’s now simple to see which songs are playing next, all from a single place. Just click the Up Next icon in the center display and they’ll instantly appear. You can even reorder, add, or skip songs whenever you like.

• New MiniPlayer. You can now do a whole lot more with a lot less space. In addition to showing what’s playing, MiniPlayer now includes album art, adds Up Next, and makes it easy to search for something new to play—all from a smaller and more elegant design.

• Improved search. It’s never been easier to find what you’re looking for in iTunes. Just type in the search field and you’ll instantly see results from across your entire library. Select any result and iTunes takes you right to it.

• Playback syncing. iCloud now remembers your place in a movie or TV show for you. Whenever you play the same movie or episode from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple TV, it will continue right where you left off.

For information on the security content of this update, please visit: support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

 

In addition the iCloud Control Panel has been updated to version 2.1.

 

You can download the new iTunes here for Mac or Windows, or via Software Update on your Mac. iTunes 11 had originally been scheduled for October but was delayed a month by Apple.

Nov 30 2012
Great Deal on 20″ LED Display
 

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With a 5 star rating this display appears to be a great deal from TigerDirect.

 

eMachines 20" Wide 1600x900 LED Monitor, VGA

 

Nov 29 2012
UNIQUE LA’s 5th Annual Holiday Show, December 1 & 2, 2012
 

UNIQUE LA’s 5th Annual Holiday Show, December 1 & 2, 2012

1500 Pre-Sale tickets are available online for the 5th anniversary UNIQUE LA Holiday Show.

You can always buy tickets for $10 at the door both Saturday and Sunday!

What is in store for you at UNIQUE events?

Watch this video!

Buy your tickets now

 

This Holiday Buy Local!


UNIQUE LA is the only curated, modern made-in-America design show in the country – and the largest shopping event like it in the country! Seriously, it’s big – get ready to shop from 350 designers & artists, support the local economy, join in community and have a blast!

When: Saturday & Sunday, DEC 1 & 2, 11am – 6pm both days
Cost: $10
, 10% goes to the amazing local non-profit Inner-City Arts (kids 12 and under are free)
*Only 1500 pre-sale tickets will be available

Admission includes:
• Your very own collectible tote bag, exclusive-to-the-show, #7 in our series
Free drinks such as IZZE, Honest Tea, GT’s Kombucha & Open Bar by Art in the Age
• Unlimited re-entry for both days and access to giveaways all weekend long
Free DIY Workshops all weekend
• Free photo portrait & print with our Oh Snap Studios Photobooth

Clothing & Accessories • Stationery • Jewelry • Housewares • Artwork • Ceramics
Gourmet Edibles • Bags & Purses 
• Plush Toys • Books • Photography • Screenprints • Lots more!


More About UNIQUE LA
UNIQUE LA is an exciting two-day shopping event that showcases fresh, hand-selected design talent.
With no ‘middle man’ you’ll shop directly from the designers themselves, which means prices
will be less then retail yet they actually make more profit. It’s a win-win for everyone! 
More important, UNIQUE LA is truly about fostering and growing LA’s great community and bringing attention to the Made in America movement.


Check out our UNIQUE photos from previous shows! Watch designer interviews and videos of past events!

Nov 29 2012
Dell Desktop Power Supply
 

Are you searching for a replacement power supply for your Dell desktop systems? Then ebay is a good place to locate power supplies.

Dell Power Supplies

Interlink VP610 Keyboard
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Paladin 9730 RG59 BNC SealTite Compression Connectors, 10-Pack

Nov 29 2012
Megabus $1 fare Los Angeles to Las Vegas
 

Travel roundtrip to LA for $2…
Megabus (www.megabus.com/us) offers $1 fares between Los Angeles, Northern California and Las Vegas from Dec. 12 – 19, 2012.

Nov 29 2012
Find your Perfect Wedding Venue today!
 

Find your Perfect Wedding Venue today!

Perfect Wedding Venue is a one-of-a-kind company dedicated to providing free wedding venue match services to newly engaged couples throughout the United States. We offer an extensive search tool that enables couples to find a venue that matches exactly with their needs.

Our goal is to provide brides with an easy-to-use wedding resource to ensure that every wedding is perfect!


Perfect Wedding Venue

Nov 29 2012
Shopping Comparison Websites, Bing vs Google Paid Placements
 

Shopping Comparison Websites
Bing vs Google Paid Placements

Google Shopping results are paid placements. But some are reporting that even Bing results are paid. Interesting that Bing would launch a campaign without checking to see what they are doing as well, perhaps this is changing and the campaign launched before the adjustments had been made.
read more here

Bing does have a disclaimer on search results for instance on a search for digital cameras, note that “Payment is NOT a factor used to rank search results in Bing.”, which implies that paid search results are included, but the results are not re-sorted based on it being a paid placement, unless you are looking at the ads on the top of the page.

There are other options if you are looking for a balanced check on price comparison:
decide.com
shopsavvy.mobi
sortable.com

For those interested Google in the shopping results shows this message on the right:

Products and offers that match your query. Google is compensated by these merchants. Payment is one of several factors used to rank these results.

Nov 29 2012
Slater’s 50/50 Pasadena
 

50% ground beef 50% bacon, not all of them have bacon.
The owners coined a new term, “Excessisty”.
Peanut butter and jelly back on a honeywheat bun
New menu a la mode, with ice cream
101 beers on tap
Grand Opening last week in Pasadena

Nov 28 2012
Snoreless Pillow
 

Enhance your sleep tonight with the #1 snore reduction pillow. The SnoreLess Pillow elevates, aligns and opens the throat airway for healthier breathing and quieter evenings for all.

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Nov 28 2012
Vibrant Health – Green Vibrance
 

Improvements to the formula are listed below:
There are three changes from version 10.3 – 11.0
1. Replacement of Hydrilla verticillata with Calzbone Cissus quadrangularis extract
2. Addition of grape skin extract
3. Doubling of vitamin D3 potency to 2000 IU per serving.

There are four changes from 11.0 – 12.0
1. Replacement of Soy lecithin with Sunflower lecithin from Germany. Anyone fearful of encountering a soy anti-nutrients now has nothing to fear.
2. Addition of Goji berry juice, 70 mg. per serving enhances antioxidant/antiaging properties of Green Vibrance.
3. The conversion of Tamarind juice and pulp powder to whole fruit powder to provide more complete nutrition in support of liver health.
4. Restoration of sea vegetables to their pre version 11.0 potencies. A shortage of Alaria at the time of manufacture of version 11.0 forced us to lower the amount of Alaria and boost the amount of Rockweed in Green Vibrance version 11.0. Supply problems have now been remedied, allowing version 12.0 to return Alaria and Rockweed to 100 mg and 50 mg respectively per serving.


Vibrant Health Green Vibrance Powder 15 Day 6.1 oz Powder


Vibrant Health’s Green Vibrance Superfood 15 Day Supply 6.1oz

Vibrant Health Green Vibrance Pkt Box - 15 Packets - Other Green / Super Foods

Nov 28 2012
Medical Imaging Innovations at Caltech December 8, 2012 @CaltechEntForum
 

Medical Imaging Innovations at Caltech December 8

 

Dr. Anthony T. Materna Memorial Program on Medical Technologies

MEDICAL IMAGING INNOVATIONS:
SMALL DEVICES – BIG OPPORTUNITIES

Click Here to Register

Saturday, December 8, 2012
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California
Registration and Continental Breakfast:
8:00 a.m. Baxter Lecture Hall
Program:
9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Baxter Lecture Hall
Networking:
11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Baxter Lecture Hall

 

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Cost:
$40 advance / online registration; $50 at-the-door; $10 for students with full-time student ID and free for Caltech students (must show ID at door).

Interested in more networking?
Bring your business card to the registration desk on the day of the event be included in a voluntary list of attendee contact information. This list will be distributed only to those who leave their card and /or contact information.
 

Event Preview

What do entrepreneurs, mathematicians, software engineers, physicists, physicians, biologists, anatomists, angels, venture capitalists and bankers have in common?

MEDICAL VISUALIZATION

Entrepreneurs dream and bring the dreams to reality. Physicists invent the technology. Electrical engineers design and make the hardware. Mathematicians create the algorithms. Software engineers write the programs for computers to process the data. Physicians, biologists and anatomists interpret the images, diagnose patients and prescribe cures. Angels start the entrepreneurs on their way. Venture capitalists fund the entrepreneurs to commercial success. The bankers take care of the piles of money the entrepreneurs, angels and venture capitalists make on bringing the technology to the health care marketplace.
On December 8, 2012, the Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum presents a stimulating and revealing program on the latest in technology and entrepreneurial opportunities in medical imaging. The technology is fascinating and the opportunities boundless. Don’t miss this great program.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael Phelps, world renowned scientist and entrepreneur, inventor of PET scanning. Company presenter: Dale Fox, President, Tribogenics, Inc., an exciting new company in medical imaging. Panelists include Greggory DeVore, M.D., expert in fetal ultrasound who has pioneered work in the identification of congenital heart defects using 2D, 3D, 4D, and color Doppler ultrasound. More panelists to be announced this week.

What would Dr. Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen say to Dr. Beverly Crusher if they could attend our program? Come and find out!

This program is dedicated to the memory of MIT Alumnus Dr. Anthony T. Materna, founding member and past chair of this forum. Dr. Materna’s many accomplishments and contributions were invaluable to the local entrepreneurial community.

Anthony T. Materna, Ph.D.

1925 – 2012

Past Chair and Valued Director

1984 – 2012

Rest in Peace

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Michael Phelps – Inventor of PET scanning

Dale Fox – President, Tribogenics, Inc
Tribogenics, Inc

Panelists

Greggory DeVore, M.D. – Expert in Fetal Ultrasound, Fetal Ultrasound

More panelists to be announced this week.

Location

Baxter Lecture Hall
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA

Directions/Maps: Directions to the Forum

Click Here to Register 

Nov 27 2012
JibJab Goes Gangman – Make Your Own Gangnam Video With JibJab
 

Make Your Own Gangnam Video With JibJab


JibJab.com

JibJab is a digital entertainment company that helps people BE FUNNY! From its offbeat Sendables® eCards to personalized Starring You!® videos and irreverent viral videos, JibJab is on a mission to help more people share more laughs than any other company in the history of the world.

Save 10% Off on Funny Birthday eCards at JibJab.com with Code BDAY10

Nov 27 2012
Silverlake Juice and Tea Fresh Juice and Cleanse Kits
 

Fresh Juice and Cleansing Kits

Save up to 61% on cleanse kits, lots of juices.

Buy now at Groupon

Check out this awesome Groupon deal. If you sign up and buy it, you might earn me some Groupon credit, which will earn you my undying appreciation.

One-, Two-, or Three-Day Juice Cleanse at Silverlake Juice and Tea (Up to 61% Off)
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3 day cleanse and detox for $250 regular price.
100% Organic
Detox – Cleanse – Heal
New locations coming soon:

Newport Beach – Pacific Palisades – Laguna Niguel – Long Beach – Brentwood – Malibu

Silverlake Juice and Tea
2813 W Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90026

Website

Be sure to read their Ingredient Guide, it is chock full of great info.

 

Nov 27 2012
Cyber Monday Sales Continue Cyber Week at Gearxs.com
 

You can still pickup all sorts of great deals at GearXS.com

use coupon code GEAR-15 to save an additional 15%

GearXS 1200 Series Egyptian Comfort 4Pcs Bed Sheet Set – 3 Sizes
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GearXS.com has 4-Piece Microfiber Embroidered Sheet Set in Full, Queen, or King (Various Colors) for $7.19 when you apply discount code GEAR-15. Shipping is $5.99 per set.

 

Lightning to USB 2.0 8 Pin Connector Charger Adapter Cable for iPhone 5

This is a great deal on a USB cable for the new iPads and iPhone 5.
Lightning to USB 2.0 8 Pin Connector Charger Adapter Cable for iPhone 5 for only $6.99
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Nov 27 2012
Oh Happy Days Natural Food Grocery and Cafe Altadena
 

Oh Happy Days Natural Food Grocery and Cafe Altadena

2283 N Lake Ave
Altadena, CA 91001
Neighborhood: Pasadena
(626) 797-0383
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Nov 26 2012
Village Play Garden Winter Market 2012 Altadena
 

Village Play Garden Winter Market 2012 Altadena
Saturday, December 1, 2012 10:00am until 4:00pm

Village Playgarden Winter Market

We warmly invite the greater community to attend this day of family fun, support local artists by doing your holiday shopping with us. Come support the next phase of creating the Mountainside Land for Learning and Organic Micro Farm (Village Playgarden is the first project of the Mountainside Land for Learning). 3636 Skylane Dr. Altadena, CA 91001 www.VPGWinterMarket.com

Winter Market is our largest public fundraiser and this year we will have 40 Vendors, a SILENT AUCTION, games & activities for children, a healthy cafe & bake shop (full lunch available) and live music.

Located in Altadena, Village Playgarden is a holistic preschool through kindergarten program and community for young children where learning, creativity, and caring take place in a loving home environment.

In keeping with the holistic nature of Village Playgarden, we will be selecting vendors that craft products using natural, non-toxic materials while keeping the environment in mind. We are also seeking silent auction donations that keep to these standards.

Attendees will have the opportunity to shop for holiday gifts and unique handcrafted clothes, accessories, and items/services for the body and the home; spend a day in community with others enthusiastic about supporting local artisans and businesses and have a great time doing it.

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