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2013-03-28 20:21:31

LIVERMORE VALLEY, Calif., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wente Foundation for Arts Education (WFAE) was established formally in 2012, building on the Wente family's legacy of charitable giving, particularly in the realm of arts and education. In 2013, the Foundation will expand its reach by hosting events in New Orleans and New York in addition to its home base in Northern California, the Livermore Valley. The purpose of the organization is to meet the financial needs of arts...

2013-03-26 23:04:43

A new waxing business in Livermore, CA recently announced a new way for students to save. Livermore, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 European Wax Center Livermore recently announced its Student Wax Pass, a new and exciting way for college and high school students interested in waxing in the East Bay Area to receive exclusive discounts on their hair removal at European Wax Center Livermore. With the Student Wax Pass, students that purchase three full-priced waxing services will receive a fourth...

Record Simulations Performed On Lawrence Livermore Supercomputer
2013-03-20 08:30:42

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have performed record simulations using all 1,572,864 cores of Sequoia, the largest supercomputer in the world. Sequoia, based on IBM BlueGene/Q architecture, is the first machine to exceed one million computational cores. It also is No. 2 on the list of the world's fastest supercomputers, operating at 16.3 petaflops (16.3 quadrillion floating point operations per second). The simulations are...

2013-02-28 08:23:45

LIVERMORE, Calif., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Livermore will launch a bold plan to dramatically reduce citywide energy costs and save taxpayers more than $10 million over the next 25 years. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/CG67186) With the help of Chevron Energy Solutions, the city will be incorporating solar installations to generate clean, renewable power for the city's Civic Center, main library, airport, and other municipal facilities....

2013-02-05 16:24:48

LIVERMORE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 marks the 130(th) anniversary for the country's oldest, continuously operated family-owned winery, Wente Vineyards. The Wente family has played an integral role in the development of wine culture in America since the 19(th) century. Today, the company maintains its leadership role in California winegrowing under the ownership and management by the fourth and fifth generations of the Wente family. (Logo:...

2012-11-05 16:29:11

The innovation: Combating cyber attacks through real-time sharing of a Master Block List (MBL) WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has won a 2012 U.S. National Cybersecurity Innovation Award for proving that defenders can work together to improve security by combating advanced persistent threats through real-time sharing of reputation data in an operational Master Block List (MBL). Multiple...

Universal Order From Chaos
2012-10-05 13:03:23

[ Watch the Video: ESO Celebrates its 50th Anniversary ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers' discovery of self-organized electromagnetic fields in counter-streaming ionized gases is paving the way for scientists to have new ways to explore how order can emerge from chaos in the universe. "We've created a model for exploring how electromagnetic fields help organize ionized gas or plasma in astrophysical settings, such as in the plasma flows that emerge...

2012-07-19 23:01:22

Fourth Annual Innovation Forum to focus on innovation and how to keep jobs in the United States. The prestigious panel to be moderated by Peter Burrows; senior writer for Bloomberg´s Business Week. Livermore, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 The Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce and Innovation Tri-Valley have announced their Fourth Annual Innovation Forum. The event will be held at Casa Real in Pleasanton on July 26. It starts at 10:00 a.m. with an expo showcasing innovative businesses and...

2012-06-26 06:23:47

LIVERMORE, Calif., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first ever United States Bocce Federation (USBF) Western Sector Bocce Club Championship will be held over Labor Day Weekend at Livermore California's, Campo di Bocce. Bocce clubs, senior center teams and city parks teams from Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and California are all invited to compete for the "Best in the West" honors with a guaranteed minimum prize purse of $3,000. The competition, presented by Italy's Molinari...

2012-03-19 10:22:06

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Howard Baker Forum announced today the launch of a new website HPC for Energy: Advancing Energy Technologies Through High Performance Computing. The site, www.hpc4energy.org, is a clearinghouse and one-stop shop for energy technology businesses interested in leveraging high-performance computing (HPC) and the expertise of the national laboratories to advance the commercialization of their new products. The website will feature success stories...