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StockGuru.com Announces Profile Coverage of MicroTRAK GPS
DALLAS, March 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- John Pentony, Publisher of StockGuru.com, announced today that the web site has initiated Profile Coverage of MicroTRAK GPS, an operating subsidiary of The Tracking Corporation (Pink Sheets:MIOK). MicroTRAK GPS is a Dallas-based total-solutions provider, with ventures in the asset tracking and vehicle recovery markets. MicroTRAK GPS functions as a multi-faceted corporation focusing on a turn-key approach. This level of dedication provides them with expertise in developing, designing, providing, manufacturing, distributing and servicing GPS technology and products.
First California Financial Group, Inc.
First California Completes Merger of Equals Begins Trading Today on NASDAQ as FCAL
CENTURY CITY, Calif., March 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First California Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCAL) today announced it has completed the merger of equals between National Mercantile Bancorp (Nasdaq:MBLA) and FCB Bancorp (OTCBB:FCBA). Along with completing the merger of equals, the combined companies have adopted the First California name, and the new company will begin trading today on NASDAQ under its new symbol FCAL. Yesterday, in simultaneous meetings, the shareholders of National Mercantile Bancorp and FCB Bancorp voted respectively, to approve the merger of the companies with and into First California. As a result of the merger, the principal operating subsidiaries of First California are First California Bank, Mercantile National Bank and South Bay Bank.
TASER International, Inc.
Photo Release -- Dr. Richard H. Carmona, 17th United States Surgeon General, Joins TASER International Board of Directors
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices, today announced that the 17th Surgeon General of the United States, Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, has joined the Board of Directors of TASER International, Inc. effective March 8, 2007. Dr. Carmona served the four-year term as U.S. Surgeon General from 2002 to 2006. He brings nearly 40 years of military, law enforcement, and medical experience to his role as a member of the TASER Board of Directors. Dr. Carmona currently serves as vice chairman of Canyon Ranch, CEO of Canyon Ranch Health, and president of the nonprofit Canyon Ranch Institute in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Carmona is also the Distinguished Professor of Public Health at The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.