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2011-09-02 12:00:00

Sunset West Fine Outdoor Furnishings is delighted to present the Coronado Collection and the Carmel Collection, its two most recent additions of outdoor furniture designs, with inspiration and design provided by outdoor designer Marcia Blake. Vista, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 Sunset West Fine Outdoor Furnishings is delighted to present the Coronado Collection and the Carmel Collection, its two most recent additions of outdoor furniture designs, with inspiration and design provided by...

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2011-08-29 08:23:39

  Scientists hope findings bring them closer to earthquake forecasting "What do I remember about an earthquake? I was in the 7th grade. All of a sudden the floor just started shaking. Desks were falling over. Kids were falling on the ground. It was so scary. It happened so quickly!" For people like Tony Zurnick, part of growing up in California was getting caught off guard by the sudden rumbles of earthquakes. Anyone who has lived through a major earthquake will tell you they'd...

2011-06-21 00:00:28

Gilbert Marosi, artist, sues the presiding Judge of Monterey County in small Claims court of Palo Alto, CA, for alleged conspiracy with Carmel, CA, gallery owner, Carlos Porras to defraud artist Gilbert Marosi, in a scam involving thirty used frames sold to Mr Marosi on the pretense they were new. The total amount allegedly stolen by Mr. Porras is $5000. The case number is 2-11-SC-008068. The Date: July 21st at 1:30 PM. The Court is the Superior court of CA, Palo Alto Courthouse, 270 Grant...

2011-06-04 00:00:30

Gilbert Marosi, artist, sues Mayor of Carmel, California, Sue Mc Cloud in small Claims court of Palo Alto, CA, for alleged conspiracy with Carmel, CA, gallery owner, Carlos Porras to defraud artist Gilbert Marosi, of his rightful commission on the sale of two paintings and a scam involving thirty frames.The total amount allegedly stolen by Mr. Porras is $14,000. The case number is #211SC08019.The Court is Superior court of CA, Palo Alto Courthouse. 270 Grant Ave. Los Altos California (PRWEB)...

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2011-05-23 09:56:04

New robotic labs are now going mobile to collect ocean samples It looks a lot like a garbage can-"“but it's actually a fully functioning laboratory, thrown overboard, to analyze water samples in the open ocean. One day, a machine like it might tell us whether a beach is safe for swimming or water is clean enough to drink. The so-called "Lab in a Can" is nicknamed ESP. "The ESP is the Environmental Sample Processor. It is an instrument that collects water, allows you to extract...


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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