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2014-08-26 08:27:00

Enter the Ultimate Bro Snack Sweepstakes to Win a Consultation with Expert Rich Gannon; Jeff Saturday Shares Easy Snacking Tips to Stay in Shape All Season MODESTO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With football season around the corner, watching games with good friends and good food is essential, and healthy snacking during the game is easier than ever. To celebrate the start of the season, California Almonds has teamed up with retired NFL players Jeff Saturday and Rich Gannon...

2014-08-21 08:31:11

Eating almonds improved participants' serum fatty acid profiles and reduced their estimated 10-year heart disease risk score MODESTO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that participants who ate almonds as part of a heart-healthy diet significantly improved certain factors associated with heart disease risk.[i] Researchers estimated that for every 30 grams increase (approximately 1 ounce) of almonds consumed daily...

2014-08-08 04:22:24

California Milk Advisory Board engages dairy fans with a host of fun, shareable digital experiences from new website to California cows on FarmVille SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO & MODESTO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California's more than 1500 dairy families are inviting consumers to take a virtual trip to the land of Milk and Sunny with a new website called "Califarmia," where the cows moo like music and there's more sunshine than you can shake a stick at. The site from the California...

2014-07-30 23:08:25

Pedestrian bridges installed over track create a great vantage point for spectators in one of the largest street races in the United States. Modesto, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Mabey Inc. provided two temporary bridges to the City of Modesto for its first-ever Grand Prix race to be held August 1-3. The event is expected to attract 15,000 spectators and, with that kind of volume, the city needed to provide safe passage for pedestrians. Modesto’s event organizers worked with Mabey to...

2014-07-28 04:22:02

Dessert innovator and the number one ice cream state collaborate for signature ice cream sandwich recipes to take the celebration portable. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO and MODESTO, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- July is National Ice Cream Month, a month dedicated to enjoying and indulging in America's favorite cool, creamy treat. In celebration of California's continuing role as the number one producer of ice cream in the U.S., the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) has partnered...

2014-06-05 23:11:37

Mabey Inc.'s innovative engineering and field support safely shore job that proves challenging for workers inside and outside of the pit. Modesto, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Construction to the Emerald Lift Station, a three-story pumping facility in Modesto, CA, is nearly finished after damage from severe corrosion compromised the safety of workers and the operation of the station. The two-phase project required shoring two separate excavations that were affected by extreme site...

2014-06-04 04:22:00

Governor's Proclamation, Great American Milk Drive, New Website Launch Mark Month-Long Calendar of Activities SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and MODESTO, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- June is National Dairy Month - a celebration of the diversity of dairy foods and the farmers who produce the bounty. In California, June is "Real California Milk Month" as recently proclaimed by Governor Jerry Brown in appreciation of the more than 1500 dairy families who make California the number...

2014-05-08 08:29:52

MODESTO, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockin' Jump - the wildly successful indoor trampoline park brand - is celebrating a new franchise agreement for the Modesto, California market. The franchise team opening this location includes Ken Easley, a construction business manager; HJ Conyers, a commercial pilot and restaurant owner; and Gary DiGrazia Jr., a TV producer and entrepreneur. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140507/85585 Achieving unprecedented success with...

2014-04-03 08:29:35

Sweeney and team offer fun and useful lifestyle, nutrition and fitness tips for a healthy and happy spring and summer. MODESTO, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As springtime finally brings a welcome thaw across the country, it's a great time to spring clean your snacking routine and power up your fitness regime. The California Almonds' Life Squad is ready to help break the boredom and make the most of warmer weather. This group of lifestyle experts led by actress and author Alison...

2014-01-28 08:34:31

Connect with California Almonds on Instagram Every Day in February for a Chance to Win An Almond "Life Hack Pack" MODESTO, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate National Almond Day (February 16) by exploring the seemingly endless versatility of this crunchy, heart-smart snack[i]. Here's your party favor: Follow California Almonds on Instagram for a new almond "Life Hack" every day in February, and be the first to "Like" each tip for a chance to win one of 28 prize packages that...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'