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2014-10-30 16:27:56

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statewide opposition to the pending sale of six community hospitals in California to a company under federal investigation is growing, as 10 more California elected officials, seven community organizations and three labor unions recently urged California Attorney General Kamala Harris to block the sale to Prime Healthcare. U.S. Reps. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) and Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro) join Assemblymembers John Perez (D-Los...

2014-10-30 16:26:48

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Last Internationale will perform a very special "Call For Action" show regarding Prop 47 at the South Los Angeles Community Coalition Center today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141030/155668 California Proposition 47 regards "Reduced Penalties for Drug Related Crimes," and the group is raising awareness amongst voters prior to Election Day next Tuesday, November 4 with this free show. The Los Angeles three-piece--Delila Paz,...

2014-10-30 16:25:53

Ownership Group led by Entrepreneur Henry Nguyen and Sports and Entertainment Leader Peter Guber; also Includes Earvin Johnson, Mia Hamm Garciaparra, Tony Robbins, among others LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new era for Major League Soccer in Los Angeles began today as MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced that a new team has been awarded to an ownership group led by entrepreneur Henry Nguyen, sports and entertainment leader Peter Guber, and sports veteran Tom Penn....

2014-10-30 16:25:49

Kahane Teams Up with John Tiffany for Staged Version Of The Ambassador At BAM, UCLA, and Carolina Performing Arts NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A follow up to The Ambassador, hailed by Rolling Stone as "one of the year's very best albums," the Haircuts & Airports EP is a continuation of Gabriel Kahane's musical exploration of Los Angeles. It is available as a free download for a limited time at Playbill.com starting on October 31(st). On November 4(th) it will be...

2014-10-30 12:23:22

The Ratkovich Company-owned property signs six new tenants and leases more than 80,000 square feet in 2014 LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ratkovich Company, a leading Los Angeles developer that engages in the new development and imaginative reuse of existing buildings, today announced that its 5900 Wilshire property is now 90 percent leased. Joined by William Chun with the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge and Penny Falcon, water...

2014-10-29 23:11:10

AirBuds, creator of the Most Comfortable Earbuds, will be offering their customers $15 gift cards to OpenSky when they create a new account on their online marketplace. The promotion, which starts on Oct. 30, is part of an ongoing relationship between AirBuds and Opensky that has helped bring attention to the great products offered by both companies. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 On Oct. 30, AirBuds, creator of the Most Comfortable Earbuds, will launch a promotional campaign...

2014-10-29 23:01:38

Solveforce plans on rolling out their Low Price Guarantee to Los Angeles, California this November 2014. Their program states, "find a better price and they will match it". Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Solveforce's Low Price Guarantee program helps to select the best cable internet prices of interest, then a member of their sales team will discuss the details of the Cable Internet Provider request, qualify, confirm pricing, and assist with the signup...

2014-10-29 23:01:00

Competition from free voice recognition software has led to annual price declines over the past three years; however, these declines have been slow due to rising business demand and an expanding mobile market. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the procurement of Voice Recognition Software in its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los...

2014-10-29 16:27:30

Enthusiastic crowds prompt additional openings in Chicago, Los Angeles and other key markets. WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The controversial and compelling documentary THE PRINCIPLE opened exclusively in Chicago this weekend to sold out crowds and rave reviews from critics and audiences alike. According to BoxOfficeMojo.com, THE PRINCIPLE achieved the highest per-screen average for a film opening on one screen, and ranked number four in per-screen average...

2014-10-29 12:31:26

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to redefine and activate public space, the South Park Business Improvement District (BID) and the Los Angeles Sustainability Collaborative (LASC) partnered to create a robust "green alley initiative" for the South Park area in Downtown Los Angeles. The final product is a detailed report on the potential for green alleys in South Park, with the goal of providing a roadmap for local developers, city departments, and third...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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