SOURCE: Local.com

April 12, 2007 07:00 ET

Local.com Executives Named Finalists for 14th Annual AeA High-Tech Innovation Awards

Orange County's Most Innovative Organizations and Executives to Be Recognized

IRVINE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 12, 2007 --Local.com Corporation (NASDAQ: LOCM), a leading local search engine, today announced that CEO Heath Clarke and vice president of marketing Jennifer Black have both been named finalists for the 14th Annual AeA High-Tech Innovation Awards, presented by AeA's Orange County & Inland Empire Council.

Clarke has been named a finalist for Outstanding Public Company CEO and Black is a finalist for Outstanding Woman in Technology.

"AeA received a record number of nominations for this year's awards," said Tim Jemal, AeA executive director for Orange County and the Inland Empire. "This is further proof that companies must work harder than ever to differentiate themselves from the competition. The High-Tech Awards recognize innovative products, people and business processes that stand out and Local.com's nominations represent the company's position as one of Orange County's leading technology companies."

The 14th Annual AeA High-Tech Innovation Awards will be presented at the Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach on May 10, 2007. The awards recognize local companies, individuals and products in the technology field that drive innovation in Orange County. In addition, AeA Orange County will recognize educators and students for their innovative use of science, math and technology in the classroom and the community in conjunction with Project Tomorrow, the nation's leading education nonprofit group focused on preparing today's students to be tomorrow's innovators.

About Local.com

Local.com (NASDAQ: LOCM) is a Top 100 website attracting approximately 10 million visitors each month seeking information on local businesses, products, services, people and jobs. Powered by the company's patent-pending Keyword DNA® and local web indexing technologies, Local.com provides users with targeted, relevant local search results, including special offers from local businesses, user reviews, local businesses' website links, maps, driving directions and more. Businesses can advertise on Local.com with subscription, pay-per-click, banner and pay-per-call ad products. For more information, visit: www.local.com.

About AeA

AeA is the largest high-tech trade association in the U.S. and represents all segments of the technology industry. Our mission is to help our member companies grow and improve their business. Internationally, AeA represents 2,500 companies with 1.8 million employees. In Orange County & the Inland Empire, AeA represents 140 member companies with worldwide revenue of more than $8 billion and more than 160,000 employees in the United States and globally. Information on the Orange County & Inland Empire Council can be found at www.aeanet.org/orangecounty.

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