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2014-07-03 12:20:50

PALMDALE, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Seahawk football player DeShawn Shead spoke to intern students, military personnel and employees about the value of top performance during a visit to Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Photos accompanying this release are available at:http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=26308 Shead was part...

2014-05-02 08:27:01

Eco Red ShieldTM Protected Lumber Specified for use by Lancaster, California Desert Crest Developer as Southern California Wild Fires Start Breaking Out VISTA, Calif., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today that the Wells Eason development in West Lancaster, California is now ready to proceed with construction of two more model homes for the Desert Crest Project located in West Lancaster, CA. The project is currently underway with...

2014-04-14 12:21:21

PALMDALE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from Antelope Valley area high schools proved on April 5 that imagination and dedication can ignite innovation. Competing in the annual Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) High School Innovation Challenge (HSIC), the students took on an engineering problem with limited budget, resources and time. The challenge is modeled each year after a current Northrop Grumman program or engineering capability....

2014-03-17 08:22:17

PALMDALE, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Palmdale has recognized Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) commitment to the Antelope Valley with a commendation for the company's designation of its Palmdale site as one of two Aircraft Integration centers of excellence in the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO This month marks the anniversary of the site being named an Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence. Northrop Grumman's...

2013-08-12 23:02:02

Leading tarp and canopy supplier in the antelope Valley plans major expansion for its retail entity in 2014. Plamdale, Ca (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 In September 2012 Abadak Inc. decided to open up its own retail store offering its unique brand of tarps, canopies, pop-up tents and various type of covers and out door specialty gear. Since then, the store has become a smashing success. The makeshift retail facility was built connected to its distribution warehouse on trade center drive. Now...

2011-06-23 11:51:00

LANCASTER, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PsomasFMG and GCL Solar, developers of the Antelope Valley Union High School District's solar power systems, have jointly established the Raleign Wright Scholarship for school district students. Over the next four years, the sponsors will fund the scholarships with a total contribution of $80,000. The solar power systems are at 10 sites at the school district and total 9.5 megawatts, making the project the largest school-based solar power...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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