2010-08-24 16:05:00

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SKECHERS USA, Inc. (NYSE: SKX), a leader in the toning footwear industry with 70% of the current market share, wrapped up a successful 20 city tour in New York City's Times Square. Cruising across the country from June through August, the Shape-up America Tour caps off a hugely successful year for the brand as it has become the gold standard of the toning industry since its launch in 2009. The Shape-up America Tour gathered...

2010-03-17 08:00:00

CHICAGO, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corona Light Wide Open, one of the nation's leading grassroots beach volleyball tours, will bring its popular beach volleyball festival to nine US cities in 2010, opening with a May 15-16 stop at South Beach Park in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100317/NY71994-a) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100317/NY71994LOGO-b) Created in part by volleyball legend Karch Kiraly, who will be the Chief Volleyball...

2009-10-21 10:09:00

"Drop the Rock" Campaign Urges Statewide Action and Builds Awareness about Cancer-Causing Asbestos MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) applauds the Manhattan Beach City Council for passing RESOLUTION NO. 6223 "Urging the state legislature to repeal the designation of serpentine, the host of asbestos, as the official state rock, in support of world eradication of asbestos for public health as urged by the Asbestos...

2009-06-10 14:06:00

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- From the cities to the seas, America is set to celebrate the Fourth of July. And PubClub.com is providing the fireworks beforehand with a series of articles on where to find the biggest parties on America's birthday. PubClub.com, where every day is the Fourth of July and every night is New Year's Eve, shines its rocket's red glare on three stories. One highlights celebrations in major cities across the country, plus activities on lakes and...

2008-10-08 03:00:16

Marvel Studios has signed a long-term lease with Raleigh Studios to film four big-budget movies at the Manhattan Beach complex. Marvel will film "Iron Man 2,""Thor,""The First Avenger: Captain America" and "The Avengers" at the local production studio on Rosecrans Avenue. The agreement also calls for Marvel to move its Beverly Hills- based executive and production offices to Manhattan Beach. The lease comes as much Hollywood production work has moved out of state or overseas to...

2008-07-23 15:00:57

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC's "Heroes" villain Jack Coleman along with Grammy-award winning R&B singer Brandy and their children are the newest models starring in the next two installments of Skechers' "Nothing Compares to Family" campaign ads. Running through 2009, the campaign features some of today's popular celebrity families and benefits family-related charities selected by the celebrities appearing in the footwear ads seen in celebrity weekly glossies and...

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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.