Latest Grace Napolitano Stories

2014-06-19 23:15:01

Astrophysics Hosts Rep. Grace F. Napolitano at Los Angeles-Area Headquarters City of Industry, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Astrophysics, Inc., a leader in conventional and air cargo security X-ray inspection systems, today announced it hosted Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) at its headquarters last week. Rep. Napolitano was in City of Industry to tour the factory and witness demonstrations of current and new technologies including Astrophysics’ latest screening innovation, the VI7 motion...

2011-03-15 17:18:00

More than 4,000 participants learned about WRD's Mission to Protect, Preserve and Replenish Local Central Groundwater Basin & West Coast Groundwater Basin LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What do star fish and geckos have in common? They were all special guests at the Water Replenishment District's (WRD) 4th Annual Groundwater Festival "Treasure Beneath Our Feet." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110121/DC34153LOGO) With more than 4,300 guests...

2010-09-09 20:52:00

Federal Funds Awarded to Help Develop Local Water Supplies LAKEWOOD, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (D-38th) today announced the award of $300,000 in 2010 WaterSmart funding to the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD). At a joint press conference with officials from WRD and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, Napolitano said the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) award will be used to develop WRD's Groundwater Basin...

2009-04-02 06:00:00

NORWALK, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cerritos College held a groundbreaking ceremony for its eagerly anticipated Southland Cerritos Center for Transportation Technologies (SCCTT) Friday, March 27th. Over 200 people including college officials, community members, auto manufacturers, dealers and dignitaries attended the celebration. Two major donors for this construction project, the Greater Los Angeles New Car Dealers Association and the Southland Motor Car Dealers...

2008-08-28 03:00:26

By Dan Abendschein At the Democratic National Convention in Denver on Wednesday, local delegates say divisions aren't severe enough to stop the party getting behind the nomination of Sen. Barack Obama for president. Several local delegates rejected media reports that suggested many Hillary Clinton supporters are so angry at Obama's decision to by-pass her for the vice-presidential nomination - and what they consider her poor treatment during the campaign - that they may not vote for him....

2008-07-21 21:00:24

FRESNO, Calif. _ A congressional subcommittee meeting in Fresno, Calif., on Monday heard dire predictions of what another year of drought could bring, along with a continuing litany of what the crisis has already spawned _ rising crime, joblessness that may be as high as 50 percent in Mendota, Calif., and record-high school expulsions. The meeting drew about 250 people to the Fresno City Council chambers. Tom Birmingham, Westlands Irrigation District general manager, said if the drought...

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  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
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