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2014-09-30 16:22:23

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With all of California in a historic drought, an engineering expert in water resources and infrastructure will discuss the shortage, as well as Southern California's dependence on an unusually complex water system, in a free lecture at Loyola Marymount University titled "Where Does LA Get Its Water?" The event is Sept. 30, 4 to 6 p.m., in the Von der Ahe Suite at the William H. Hannon Library at LMU. The topic is especially...

2014-09-17 12:25:13

Guests Discover Emerging Talent with Exclusive Performances by LA ROUX and Capital Cities BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Hotels (www.renhotels.com), known for inspiring travelers to Live Life to Discover(®), announced today its fall schedule of signature live events and unique multi-media programming. In partnership with AEG, a leading entertainment and sports company, Renaissance Hotels is set to provide guests and locals with exclusive access to the music's most...

2014-09-15 12:25:31

The ADN Guardhouse to be installed in The Wende Museum's new sculpture garden at The Armory in Culver City following a six week tour of the greater Los Angeles area. CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Guardhouse that formerly watched over the legendary media headquarters of the German Democratic Republic in East Berlin (Allgemeine Deutsche Nachrichtendienst "AND," Public German News Service) is coming to Los Angeles in time for the 25(th) Anniversary of the fall...

2014-08-26 12:33:16

New NSF I-Corps Node will support the translation of scientific and engineering research into technology for the marketplace LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced today that it will provide a multi-million dollar grant to create a hub of innovation that unites public and private institutions throughout Southern California, headquartered at and administered by the University of Southern California, the California...

2014-08-15 23:02:43

Looking for Unheralded Pioneers from Around the World with Provocative and Transformative Ideas Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Caltech’s Resnick Sustainability Institute has announced that nominations are open for the 2015 Resonate Awards (http://resnick.caltech.edu/awards-nomination.php). The awards are designed to bring attention to unheralded innovators with provocative ideas that contribute to long term sustainability. These include meeting the world’s energy needs...

2014-08-14 23:03:25

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center Volunteers Helped Beautify Neighborhood Reseda, Calif (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Discovery House recently participated in the Reseda Neighborhood Pride Day. The annual event brings together landowners, businesses, organizations, and residents to fix up yards and houses in the area. Outpatient and residential clients of The Discovery House, as well as a number of staff members, participated in the event on Saturday, August 2, 2014. The Discovery House...

2014-07-30 23:13:43

Energy leader receives quick approval for the largest funded project to date in California. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced the California Energy Commission’s approval of the largest funded Proposition 39 allocation to date. Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, the 8th largest district in Los Angeles County representing over 20,000 students, received $5.3 million in approved funding as part of an...

2014-07-25 23:06:06

Emerald signs exclusive linen and laundry services agreement with PVHMC San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Emerald Textiles, Southern California’s environmentally responsible commercial healthcare laundry, is pleased to announce that Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center has signed a multi-year contract with Emerald to serve as their exclusive linen and laundry services provider. “We’re committed to driving down Pomona Valley’s overall cost for linen services while...

2014-07-09 20:22:31

West Hills Smiles offers kid-friendly amenities and family-friendly scheduling to help avoid school preparation craziness at the end of summer. LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- School's out and all is seemingly well for parents - except that idle time for kids means more potential for mishaps. Now is the time to seek the care of a trusted San Fernando Valley dentist for the chipped or broken tooth, soft tissue injuries inside the mouth, or just the classic knocked-out tooth that...

2014-07-08 16:24:45

Franklin Entertainment Will Develop Mainstream, Inspirational and Diverse Content for Sony Pictures Entertainment's Portfolio of Labels CULVER CITY, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that DeVon Franklin will transition from his position as senior vice president of Production for Columbia Pictures to a long-term, first-look producing deal with the studio. In his new role, Franklin will continue to develop and produce mainstream commercial...

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2005-08-25 09:29:57

The Palos Verdes blue butterfly is a small endangered butterfly native to the Palos Verdes Peninsula in southwest Los Angeles County, California.

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.