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2011-08-09 12:32:00

JACKSON, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the remodel of its hotel and casino nearing completion, Jackson Rancheria is announcing an aggressive program to find new and innovative ways to create an environmentally friendly facility while conserving energy, water, and other resources. It is an effort that involves almost every department in a constant search for greener materials and new ways to reduce its impact on the environment. "Native Americans have traditionally been good...

2011-08-09 06:10:00

CARBONDALE, Colo., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A partnership of The Wilderness Land Trust and the United States Bureau of Land Management recently resulted in the acquisition and protection of a 40-acre private inholding in the King Range Wilderness. Visible from the famous "lost coast" beach trail near Petrolia in Northern California, this bluff property overlooks the Pacific Ocean and hosts unparalleled views. It is now protected as wild forever with public trail access....

2010-12-15 13:09:00

FORT BRAGG, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This year the 29th annual Mendocino Coast Whale Festival offers three consecutive weekends of whale watching and other family fun, March 5-6, 11-13, and 19-20. Festival weekends take place in Fort Bragg, Mendocino, and Little River. Savor local cuisine, quaff microbrews, purchase a piece of art, enjoy local wine tastings, take a nature walk, and of course -- watch migrating Gray whales -- from coastal bluffs, by boat, even on horseback....

2010-10-26 11:00:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Williams Selyem winery announced today the release of a study on the economic impact of a new regulation proposed by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) that would restrict vineyards from using the Russian River, its tributaries and connected groundwater as a source of frost protection water. The study is authored by Robert Eyler, Professor and Chair of Economics at Sonoma State University and director of the Center for Regional...

2010-08-30 17:13:00

FORT BRAGG, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Three concerts - Renegade Creation, Dan Hicks & Hot Licks and Wayne Wallace & his Latin Jazz Quartet - are scheduled at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Sept. 4, 6 and 12 in Fort Bragg, California. For tickets, visit www.gardenbythesea.org or call 707-964-4352, x28. On Saturday, September 4 at 3pm Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks, Western swing/Django/jazz/blues/roots/hippie eclecticism with all the expected sardonic lyrics, will...

2010-08-29 11:04:00

FORT BRAGG, Calif., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Three concerts - Renegade Creation, Dan Hicks & Hot Licks and Wayne Wallace & his Latin Jazz Quartet - are scheduled at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Sept. 4, 6 and 12 in Fort Bragg, California. For tickets, visit www.gardenbythesea.org or call 707-964-4352, x28. On Saturday, September 4(th) at 3pm African American-Latin Jazz Wayne Wallace & his Latin Jazz Quartet, a three-time Grammy nominee, will be on stage. Tickets $20...

2010-03-29 13:16:00

MENDOCINO, Calif., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 7th annual Heritage Days, April 30-May 31, more than two dozen museums, organizations and historical societies throughout Mendocino County are sponsoring walks, lectures, exhibits and displays to share the area's rich history. Schedules and activities are listed at www.MendocinoHeritage.org. Call 707 937-5397 for more information. This 2010 celebration will include some favorite events of previous years including cemetery tours held...

2010-03-15 16:21:00

MENDOCINO, Calif., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate the First of May on the beautiful Mendocino Coast viewing works by some of the area's most accomplished artists. Bid on a favorite piece, sample local wines, and enjoy an elegant indoor picnic prepared by Mendocino Coast's finest chefs. It's all part of "Arts for the Parks," sponsored by the non-profit Mendocino Area Parks Association (MAPA), Saturday, May 1 at Pentecost Hall, 822 Stewart Street, Fort Bragg, CA. Free entry to the art...

2008-07-16 12:01:29

The bounty of Mendocino County's organic farms, vineyards and coastal waters will be featured at the 4th Annual Pure Mendocino Celebration August 22-24, 2008. Proceeds of the three-day event will benefit the nationally recognized Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County (CRCMC). "These events are all about healthy living and sharing the sense of joy and well-being that comes from helping to fund care while sharing foods and wines that are created with the greatest respect for the land and...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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