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2011-06-05 17:11:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 amateur and professional athletes competed in the 2011 Escape from Alcatraz(TM) Triathlon on Sunday, June 5, with Professional Triathlete Andy Potts from Colorado Springs, Colo. winning the prestigious event for the fourth time. First time participant Professional Triathlete Nicky Samuels from New Zealand was the top finisher among the females. Featuring a 1.5 mile swim from Alcatraz Island to the shore, an 18-mile bike ride and...

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2011-04-04 21:09:08

Unique contributions to increasing public understanding of science and engineering garner award for science museumThe National Science Board (NSB) announced today that the Exploratorium will receive its 2011 Public Service Award for a group for unique contributions to increasing the public understanding of science and engineering.The Exploratorium is a San Francisco-based museum that promotes informal education through webcasts, websites and science-based events, including hundreds of...

2011-03-21 07:00:00

Event's 25th Anniversary Promises to Be Most Spectacular to Date SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Comic-Con International (Comic-Con), the parent company of WonderCon, today released the much anticipated program schedule for the event, which will be held Friday through Sunday, April 1-3, at Moscone Center in San Francisco. The popular convention features every major comic book publisher, as well as major Hollywood movie studios and stars of comics, movies, and...

2011-03-16 08:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8th annual San Francisco Ocean Film Festival is pleased to announce six award recipients chosen from its lineup of more than 50 films. Awards include two new categories this year, for best short film as well as best conservation film. The San Francisco Ocean Film Festival winners are: Wildlife Film: Sex under the Sea (Belgium), Etienne Verhaegen Adventure Film: Rescue Men: The Story of the Pea Island Surfmen (USA), Allan Smith...

2011-03-09 00:00:28

Jones Lang LaSalle, Bloomberg, IBM, Google, Chicago Department of Transportation, Wells Fargo Bank and many more! Attendee List Just Announced for Enterprise Strategies for Location Intelligence Conference and Exhibition Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 8, 2011 The attendee list for Enterprise Strategies for Location Intelligence conference and exhibition has just been announced. 120+ senior-level geospatial and business professionals are meeting in Chicago (on March 30-31) to analyze business...

2011-03-08 09:17:00

NEW YORK, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 10,000 participants will descend upon Bear Creek Resort in Macungie, Pennsylvania, on April 9th and 10th, 2011, to run a ten mile course with 19 military-style obstacles, including fire, ice, and live electric wires. Not your typical mud run or spirit-crushing road race, Tough Mudder is Ironman meets Burning Man. Designed by British Special Forces to test all-around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie, the event is not about...

2011-03-07 00:00:27

Local favorite DJ Remeddy brings his signature style to Slide, one of San Francisco's most exclusive clubs, on March 25th. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 05, 2011 Slide, the notorious San Francisco nightclub located near Union Square, will host local sensation DJ Remeddy the evening of March 25th for Socialista Friday. The native San Franciscan has created original remixes, mash-ups, and party breaks that have become major hits in the club scene worldwide. Remeddy creates a...

2011-02-14 14:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gung Hay Fat Choy! Happy Chinese New Year! Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is once again the title sponsor of the San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival and Parade in this Year of the Hare. To celebrate its 40th Anniversary, Southwest Airlines is staging one of its most lavish Parade floats, featuring all things Lunar New Year including dozens of intricately carved New Year figurines, countless popping firecrackers, pinwheels, fans, a myriad of lucky...

2010-11-28 00:20:26

Audio Symphony Home Entertainment on Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco makes it easy to enjoy the holiday season with interactive smart home designs at affordable prices. Smart home technology brings comfort, safety, and entertainment together to create a great family atmosphere during the holidays or any other time of the year. San Francisco, CA (Vocus) November 27, 2010 Smart homes are not just for the rich anymore. In recent years they have become more accessible for the ordinary...

2010-10-21 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Exploratorium, San Francisco's internationally acclaimed museum of science, art and human perception, the acknowledged prototype for hands-on museums internationally, broke ground at its future home on Piers 15 and 17, on San Francisco's historic waterfront. This is the largest project on the waterfront since the Giants' AT&T park. The Exploratorium, a private, not-for-profit organization, also has an ambitious $300 million fundraising...


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