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2014-06-09 00:21:10

MONTEREY, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Pacific Race, launching in Monterey, CA will commence at 10am PT and 10 crews are expected to row the Pacific Ocean - four solos, two pairs, and four four-man crews. Three other crews, originally slated to take part in the race, have delayed their starts due to the late arrival of their boats. Dubbed "the biggest baddest human endurance challenge on the planet" the Great Pacific Race is the first-ever organized rowing event to cross...

2014-03-31 23:28:03

Fifth Annual Competition Completes Pitch Event at California State University; Monterey Bay to Select the Finalists Seaside, California (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The organizers of the 2014 Startup Challenge (http://www.TheStartupChallenge.org) announced the finalists of the 2014 Competition that will move on to the main event to be held on Friday, May 2nd, 2014, at the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS). The 2014 Business Plan Competition received more than 45 applications...

2013-12-04 23:22:27

Don't Miss Whalefest Monterey in the Whale Watching Capital of the World! Inspire - Educate - Explore - Empower - Protect Our Beautiful Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Monterey, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 To the delight of thousands of whale watchers, hundreds of humpback whales, orcas, dolphins and pelicans have been feasting recently on an amazing invasion of anchovies in the Monterey Bay, located in Monterey, California. A very special festival celebrates its 4th year in...

2013-11-20 23:22:48

Name change reflects the growing scope and influence competition in its fifth year. Seaside, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 The organizers of the Monterey Bay Regional Business Plan Competition today announced that the competition is changing its name to The Startup Challenge to reflect the broader reach of the Challenge to bring new ideas and new resources to the region. “Competitions such as ours are important vehicles for encouraging and fostering innovation and economic growth,”...

2013-05-02 23:16:30

Congressman Sam Farr and California State University, Monterey Bay President Eduardo Ochoa highlight a list of speakers Seaside, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The Monterey Bay Regional Business Plan Competition (http://www.MBRCompetition.com) final event will take place Friday, May 3rd, 2013. Congressman Sam Farr and California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) President Eduardo Ochoa highlight a list of speakers for the final event of the 4th Annual Monterey Bay Regional Business Plan...

2013-04-25 23:02:19

Nineteen regional businesses vie for three titles; Sam Farr presents awards to the champions. Seaside, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 The Monterey Bay Regional Business Plan Competition final event will take place Friday, May 3rd, 2013, at the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS), with Congressman Sam Farr presenting the award to the final winner. The final event of this year´s competition is open to the public and will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 3rd, at...

2013-02-14 23:02:04

Firetide, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance wireless infrastructure mesh networks, today announced that they have partnered with California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) to deploy an outdoor mesh infrastructure testing environment to conduct research on the performance of various Firetide solutions. This project will utilize students and faculty of the university´s Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) department working in collaboration with...

Mass Strandings Of Humboldt Squid In California
2012-12-11 11:27:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Several hundred Humboldt squid washed ashore Sunday afternoon along the Santa Cruz County shoreline and marine biologists are working to uncover the cause. Some observers speculated that the high tide may have something do to with the sea creatures essentially committing mass suicide. Conservation of the Humboldt squid off the coast of California is not a major concern because the squid can reproduce in mass numbers. Hannah Rosen, a...

Latest Monterey Bay Reference Libraries

2012-04-03 19:15:23

The Purple-striped Jelly (Chrysaora colorata), also known as the Mauve Stinger, is a species of jellyfish found primarily off the coast of California in Monterey Bay. This species has been studied closely by scientists hoping to gain a better understanding about the creature’s eating habits. The bell (body) of the jellyfish is up to 27.6 inches in diameter, with a radial pattern of stripes. The tentacles vary with age of each individual, consisting mainly of eight long dark arms, and...

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