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S T Go of Beverly Hills is Now Selling the best Skin Care Products Online!

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Suli T. Go, Cosmetic Chemist behind the best skincare products on the market, has recently re-launched with a full online store.  Now everyone with an Internet connection has access to the tested-best creams for the best value!special offer from of Beverly Hills

Included in their offerings is a Special Offer including some of their most effective products at a reduced rate of 50% off!  If you sign up to purchase, you’ll get their best: Herbal Wash, Cell Parér, and the Maximum Renewal Complex every 60 days – just when you’ll be running out.  It’s a fantastic deal!

Congratulations to the whole S T Go Team on launching your new e-Commerce Site!

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Wednesday, September 18th, 2013, the leading metals distributor and processor in Southern California, has given their website an upgraded look as they look to provide ever-better service for their customers in the commercial and private sector.

The new design reflects the company’s dedication to clarity and helpfulness. There is a tremendous amount of information available to their customers through the site, and it’s all just a few clicks away. For the metal buyer, it’s a resource heaven (as is working with Aero Vac Alloys & Forge, Inc.aervacalloyforge-com-live

We congratulate Tim LuMaye, Glenn Bernstein and the whole

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Thursday, March 21st, 2013

At a time when American-North Korean tensions are high, Korean-born Burnsoo Song’s take on the “fine line between” is a stark reminder of how perceptions can break tranquility. Lauded in Korea, China, and the world over, Song’s beautiful, colorful work often includes rose thorn and other natural elements.
Burnsoo Song’s work is on exhibit at GARBOUSHIAN GALLERY in Beverly Hills from March 16th.

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Congratulations Scotty Clause and The Living Christmas Company!

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Our congratulations goes to Scott Martin, aka “Scotty Clause” for all of his hard work beginning to show fruit. His dream of taking The Living Christmas Company national is one giant leap closer to reality after Scott’s appearance on Shark Tank and his success courting Mark Cuban as a business partner and investor.

The Living Christmas Company on Shark Tank

We helped TLCCo get off the ground many years ago, bringing Scott’s vision to reality through our work in the logo and his first operational website. We’re proud of our work (there was a lot of it) and we’re glad to be a part of this magical Christmas success story.


Facebook Twitter Email Numismatic “Penny Auction” Live

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

It’s a penny Penny Auction live on the Internet. is the first numismatic Penny Auction on the Internet
Right now, there’s a few ways for Coin Collectors (Numismatists) to buy coins. They can go to a coin show and meet their favorite dealers live, they can go to the ever-disappearing local coin shop and pick up what they’re craving, or they can buy coins on-line, through dealer web sites or through on-line numismatic auctions.

The margins are tight for dealers and the market is well-saturated for collectors, so the chances of getting a coin for less than “book” value is slim or none.

Rusty Scropper, proprietor of, had the idea to apply the “Penny Auction format” to numismatics to a) make it more fun for collectors and b) allow them to potentially buy coins for less than their normal value with a mix of skill and luck.

Here’s how it works (and you can read about it on the site here or watch a video about it here):

Coin buyers buy packs of bids. The bids cost about $1.00 each. When they see a coin they want, they place a bid on it. This increases the cost of the coin $0.01 and adds 10 seconds to the clock to allow any other “CoinSnipers” an opportunity to out-bid. When time runs off the clock, the winner gets the coin shipped to their address for free.

Rusty explains how he came upon the idea: “When I got tired of waiting for the big show to come my way and found all the dealers I like closing up shop, I turned to the Internet, to eBay. I found I had a great time buying coins by ‘sniping’ the auction. I’d put a bid in at the last second and hope it was enough to get the coin I couldn’t live without. With the penny auction format, that whole experience is condensed and magnified.”

Unfortunately, there are some bad players in the penny auction business. “I have no interest in running anything but a completely legitimate, honest business.”

And if you read Scropper’s articles in the Numismatic Learning Center, you’ll see he has a lot of experience and great advice he’s willing to freely share with both the experienced and inexperienced numismatist alike.

“Theoretically, this whole thing should be cheap for buyers and over time, I should be able to eek out a small profit.”, says Scropper. “The trick for the buyers is to make sure they win once in a while using a bit of patience. If you watch your competition carefully, you can figure out when to put your bid in. The whole process is a lot more fun.”

The first auctions are set to end on July 4th, 2012, with four coins per day selling until demand requires more. On July 4th alone, there’s well over $100 up for grabs, and since all of the users are new, there’s a good chance that they could win the coins with their free first 25 bids.

We wish Rusty the best of luck with his new venture and the bidders the best of luck winning some great coins. Congrats on your new site, Rusty! It was a lot of work, but we’re all sure it’s going to pay off.

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Farus, LLC: Producing Medical Breakthroughs

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Farus, LLC (at is a medical device innovation company that is focused on developing unique solutions to a variety of clinical problems.
Farus, LLC - Innovative Imaging and Sensing Solutions
Farus identifies new innovations through partnerships with small businesses and academic groups, and then uses non-dilutive funding to assess the innovations and to fund research & development.

Based in San Diego, Farus has developed a comprehensive and agile process to translate multiple innovations in parallel from the research stage through the development and clinical validation stages. Farus seeks partners for spin-off and commercialization of innovations once the technical, clinical, and commercial risk have been reduced. To learn more about Farus, LLC, check out their projects on

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Southern California’s 39th Annual Summer Pro League, presented by and1

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

The Summer Pro League announced that presenting sponsor “and1 basketball company” has joined the team.
Southern California Summer Pro League presented by and1
The Summer Pro League has had some very enticing sponsorship positions available, and as the league takes shape for July 2012, one of the best places has been taken.

There are still sponsorship positions available, but And1 has definitely capitalized on a great opportunity.

And1 is a phenomenal business that has recently gone through reinvention. It’s hard to imagine a better way for a company to display its products than to the up-and-coming basketball stars of next year through a partnership with Summer Pro League.

And1, welcome to the team!

Facebook Twitter Email 3/21 Launches as The Best Place to Learn About Coin Deals Online

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Today, Rusty Scropper, proprietor and Numismatist behind launched his new site as a resource for coin collectors on a budget. - The Best Place to Learn About Coin Deals Online
“Eventually, I’d like to run some coin auctions on the site, but for the mean time we’ve got to build traffic.” Rusty’s solution to growing the site is to start with a fantastic grouping of resources for coin collectors. He’s also added a forums section where he’ll scour the Internet for good coin deals and auctions. “I want collectors to associate with great deals for coins on the Internet, as that is after all the whole idea.”

In the Numismatic Learning Center, Rusty’s written introductory articles about grading and valuing coins, along with some of the other things that should be of concern to collectors. In the Forums, there are current listings of coin deals he’s found, and the Coin Auction listing is probably the most complete listing of Internet Auctions selling coins anywhere online. Rusty and have no affiliations with any other dealers or auction houses, so these listings are the best he can find.

Rusty will be updating CoinSniper’s facebook page with Numismatic News in an attempt to spur discussion. He’s tweeting away at @CoinSniper also, sharing deals and news for collectors to find.

Congrats on a fantastic site, Rusty! We hope you can start selling coins profitably soon!

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Roni Feldman –
Another Excellent Exhibition

Friday, March 16th, 2012

In the past, the GARBOUSHIAN has had the privilege of hosting Roni Feldman’s work, but this time the entire gallery is dedicated to the latest from the monochromatic master.

Roni Feldman at GARBOUSHIAN Gallery from March 23 - April 28, 2012

The works are not simply black and white, but are reflective in a way that draws the viewer in, enchants them, and entices them to keep searching.

Works of incredible detail, Feldman’s paintings feature many layers of paint creating many layers of social interrogative.

GARBOUSHIAN‘s opening reception happens Friday, March 23rd at 7pm.

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IBL partners with legendary Summer Pro League

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

From the IBL:The Southern California Summer Pro League Partners with the International Basketball League

Vancouver, Wash.: The International Basketball League is excited to announce a new partnership with the prestigious Southern California Summer Pro League (SPL) for the 2012 season.

Summer Pro LeagueThe Southern California Summer Pro League (SPL) was originally founded in 1970 and is entering its 39th year as a premier showcase for some of basketball’s greatest teams and players during the summer. The league gives both raw and experienced players an opportunity to maintain and develop their skills with competitive play. Every NBA team has participated in the SPL as some point during its illustrious history, and over 800 current and former NBA players have competed in the league.

The IBL-SPL partnership means the two leagues will work together, collaborate and align with strategic partners as they continue to provide a platform for undiscovered talent. IBL All-Star and international teams will participate in the SPL this summer, with both sides sharing the opportunities they provide with each other’s audience.

“The IBL is very proud to announce an exclusive partnership between our two leagues as we both enable opportunities for undiscovered players to shine and keep developing their game in front of the best teams, agents and scouts in professional basketball, internationally. With our shared vision the synergies and opportunities will continue as we look forward to the 39th annual SPL season, where the IBL All-Star team and Japan team will compete this July,” IBL Commissioner Graf shared.

Summer Pro League Owner and CEO John Younesi shares the Commissioner’s optimism, stating “The SPL is proud to partner with the IBL in an effort to provide the best venue for accomplished basketball players to showcase their skills. The SPL has played host to basketball players from more than 60 countries. In some instances, some of the greatest foreign players made their debut in the Summer League. The IBL has been a mainstay in the realm of International and domestic basketball. Together, I believe the SPL and the IBL will make a dynamic team that will help develop and launch the careers of many basketball players with lofty dreams.”

“We look forward to a long and auspicious association, one that will make a difference in the global world of basketball,” Younesi concluded.

The 2012 SPL season will run from July 15-30, with games taking place at the Roybal Center in Los Angeles.

About International Basketball League (IBL)
The International Basketball League (IBL) is a professional sports association based in Vancouver, Wash., that engages high level basketball talent. The league is dedicated to fostering international basketball talent and focuses on providing family friendly events as well as helping players find positions in international leagues such as the BJ League, Basketball Bundesliga (BBL), and the Portuguese Basketball League (LCB). The IBL is in its eighth year of operation with teams across the United States and Canada. To learn more about the International Basketball League visit:

About the Summer Pro League (SPL)
The Southern California Summer Pro League (SPL) is entering its 39th year as the premier summer showcase for basketball’s greatest teams and showmen. The League is the summer stage where undiscovered players perform. It is the medium through which both raw and experienced basketball talent can maintain and hone their skills through competitive league play. Every NBA team has participated in the SPL throughout its unprecedented history and it has served as a launching pad for many great NBA careers. Over 800 current and former NBA players have participated in the League. No basketball organization in the world possesses the quality and diversity of great competitors that the League has enjoyed for over three decades.


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