Latest Gonzales Stories

2012-06-14 23:02:48

StoneMor Funeral Home and Cemetery Sued for Security Breach that Caused Tragic Theft in California Lafayette, Calif. (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 The family of technology pioneer and Commerce One founder, Thomas Gonzales II, says pure negligence allowed thieves to plunder the family´s mausoleum at the Oakmont Memorial Park Cemetery in Lafayette, Calif., in January of 2011 and steal an urn containing Gonzales´ remains. Thieves walked off with the remains only days after an initial...

2010-10-29 16:06:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A documentary film about Feist and her collaborators comes to select big screens, festivals, and museums this fall with the premiere of Look at What the Light Did Now. For those who will not get a chance to catch one of the special screenings, the full-DVD release loaded with extras - including the collection of Feist music videos, rare live and archival footage, and a 13-Track Bonus CD - will be released in stores December 7, 2010. The...

2010-09-13 17:00:00

GEYSERVILLE, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Constellation Wines U.S., the country's leading premium wine company, announced today a major expansion of its solar energy initiative as part of its ongoing commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The company plans to invest in three new solar energy installations across California at its Clos du Bois winery in Geyserville; Ravenswood winery in Sonoma; and Estancia winery in Monterey County. The projects build on the company's...

2008-10-11 21:00:19

Liz Gonzales, an independent Emmy-winning TV newswoman, has died of cancer in San Francisco. She was 51. Gonzales, who died Wednesday, founded Gonwest Video Productions with her husband, news photographer Bob Goldsborough, producing news pieces for major networks, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Saturday. Prior to that she worked for TV stations in San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Boston and Albuquerque. While in Boston, she was with the family of NASA astronaut Christa...

2008-10-07 18:00:31

GONZALES, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Constellation Wines U.S. (CWUS) today announced that it has begun installation of the largest winery solar power energy system in the world at its Gonzales Winery, located in Monterey County, Calif. The one megawatt solar system will cover approximately 170,000 square feet of the main winery warehouse roof and will produce more than 1,700,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per year, providing approximately 50 percent of the winery's total...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'