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2014-08-13 12:28:37

Locations Inside Select CVS/pharmacy stores in Sacramento and Elk Grove; Fair Oaks to Be Added in October WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics in the Sacramento metropolitan area opened today inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Sacramento and Elk Grove. A third clinic is slated to open in Fair Oaks in October. With the openings, there are now more than 50 MinuteClinic locations in the Golden State in the San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange...

2014-04-07 12:38:31

Northern California Software Company Wins Contract for IT Services ELK GROVE, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Granite Horizon, an award-winning software development professional services firm, today announced it has received authorization from the U. S. Government to provide IT professional services through a General Services Administration (GSA) IT Schedule 70 contract. The contract provides a streamlined purchasing vehicle for the federal as well as state and local...

2014-03-04 12:25:01

Eligible Families in Fresno, Sacramento, San Joaquin and San Francisco Counties Can Receive Six Months of Complimentary Internet Service FRESNO, Calif., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast announced today it is providing $150,000 in grants to non-profit community organizations in California to create "Internet Essentials Learning Zones" in Fresno and Elk Grove. Internet Essentials from Comcast is the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption program. It...

2013-09-12 23:30:28

IMEX Global Solutions, LLC is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new state of the art processing facility in Elk Grove Village, IL. Company officials will be joined by members of the Elk Grove Village local government, customers, industry experts as well as executive from Lion Equity Partners. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 IMEX Global Solutions, LLC is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new state of the art processing facility in Elk Grove Village, IL....

2012-09-14 23:01:57

John Demas, an award winning California personal injury attorney is honored to announce the opening of a new office in Elk Grove. Elk Grove, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 John Demas is the founder of the Demas Law Group, P.C. and for over 20 years has successfully handled a broad range of personal injury cases, prevailing against some of the largest insurance companies and corporations in America. The Demas Law Group, P.C., located in Sacramento, is expanding to meet the need of its clients...

2012-04-26 23:10:02

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will visit Rupley Elementary School, 305 Oakton St., Elk Grove Village, Ill., on May 7 when the balloon crew will present an interactive educational program developed and sponsored by the RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will visit Rupley Elementary School, 305 Oakton St., Elk Grove Village, Ill., on May 7 when the balloon crew will present an interactive educational program developed and...

2010-08-31 17:48:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Fordham, president and chief executive officer, today announced that Champion Energy Services (championenergyservices.com) recently secured a contract to provide electric energy for Elk Grove Park District (www.elkgroveparks.org), encompassing approximately 473 acres, 43 parks, sports fields and courts, administrative offices, a water park, theme park, fitness center, museum, golf course, skate park, community centers and banquet facilities. The...

2008-10-07 00:00:15

By The Associated Press ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) - That's a lot of pumpkin seeds. A Canadian farmer has won a contest in California with a pumpkin that weighs more than 1,500 pounds. Jake van Kooten of British Columbia collected more than $9,000 in prize money Saturday at the Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin and Harvest Festival. Festival spokesman Steve Capps says the entry, weighing 1,536.5 pounds, set a new California record - by just 1 pound. (c) 2008 Telegraph - Herald (Dubuque). Provided...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'