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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...

2014-01-22 04:21:35

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO and MODESTO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every new year, resolutions come and go, especially those tied to adopting a healthier lifestyle. According to a recent report, only eight percent of people keep their resolutions each year and most are broken within the first few weeks of January.(1) While we have the best of intentions to exercise more, eat healthier, maybe even give up that daily latte or sweet treat, often times the small changes are the ones that...

2014-01-15 08:34:05

"Carrots 'N' Cake" author remakes favorite recipes using ingredients like almonds MODESTO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter months bring cold fronts and cravings for heavier snacks and meals. For those looking to stay on track in the New Year while still enjoying favorite comfort foods, Carrots 'N' Cake healthy eating blogger Tina Haupert has created a collection of recipes to lighten up dishes like mac & cheese and chocolaty brownies. The recipes represent a day's worth of...

2014-01-08 08:30:05

MODESTO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Happy New Year! How are those resolutions sticking? Whether your 2014 goal is to get back on a healthier lifestyle track after a decadent holiday binge, or if you are simply looking to make smarter snacking choices, keep in mind that the simplest solution is the one with crunch power: almonds help give you the nutrition and power you need for a successful year ahead. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140108/LA42344-a) (Photo:...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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