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2010-08-25 15:02:00

Technology designed to alert patient to the need for medical attention and improve heart attack survival rates in high-risk patients SALINAS, Calif., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Imagine a day when you could be alerted to your impending heart attack before it happens. Research that got underway today at Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System could help that become a reality someday. At 8:45 A.M. today, Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System launched its clinical...

2010-08-13 13:11:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Save the Earth has organized a very unique fundraiser, which is scheduled to start in the middle of August at the famous Monterey Bay, located on California's Central Pacific Ocean Coast. Monterey Bay, with its pristine world-renowned and bio-diverse waters, was chosen as the fundraiser's kick-off point. The National Marine Sanctuary Program manages these waters along with the help from many concerned and active local residents, who...

2010-08-11 12:10:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Tuner Grand Prix is proud to announce that Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is hosting the first ever Global Tuner Grand Prix, taking place Friday, October 22nd through Sunday, October 24th, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100811/LA49206LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100811/LA49206LOGO) The Global Tuner Grand Prix is a spectator event with top professional performance tuners from around the world...

2010-08-04 13:07:00

SALINAS, Ca., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The City of Salinas wishes to hire a branding consultant to lead a Community Branding initiative. An RFP has been posted on the city's website; www.ci.salinas.ca.us; detailing all information required and a unique financing proposal. All interested firms need to submit a proposal by end of day of Tuesday, September 7, 2010, to: Jeffrey H. Weir, Economic Development Director via email at Jeffreyw@ci.salinas.ca.us. The City of Salinas is the...

2010-07-29 08:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- SaviCorp proudly announces DynoValve's sponsorship of the new documentary film, "The Pebble Beach Experience", premiering at the Pebble Beach Contours d' Elegance "Car Week", August 8-15th. The feature film is a centerpiece event for "Car Week", commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Contour d' Elegance and the Pebble Beach Road Races. Through the vision of acclaimed director, Gregory Berkin, "The Pebble Beach Experience", scheduled for...

2010-06-25 15:20:00

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Public Utilities Commission will hold Public Participation Hearings providing members of the public an opportunity to present comments related to the Monterey Bay Regional Water Project proposed by California American Water, Marina Coast Water District and the Monterey County Water Resources Agency. The hearings will be held: Monday, June 28, 2010 7:00 p.m. Monterey City Hall Council Chambers 580 Pacific...

2010-06-22 13:00:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominated Grammy singer-songwriter, American rock musician and actor Chris Isaak will headline the "SUNSET - Savor the Central Coast" Concert and Fireworks Finale on Sunday, October 3, 2010 at the Avila Beach Golf Resort. Gates open at 4:30 p.m.; concert starts at 7 p.m. followed by fireworks finale at 9:45 p.m. Limited to 2,300 general admission guests and 250 VIPs, tickets are $85 and $185 respectively, and can be purchased at...

2010-06-22 12:26:00

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As warmer weather and longer and drier days set in, California American Water and the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District are asking area water users to be particularly mindful of their water consumption - especially outdoors. "Water consumption on the Monterey Peninsula generally reaches its peak in July or August," said California American Water General Manager Craig E. Anthony. "But, this is the time of year it typically...

2010-06-07 04:00:00

Photographs from the Collection of Anne Adams Helms MONTEREY, Calif., June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Monterey Museum of Art is very proud to present, Ansel Adams: Portrait of America, July 10- October 3, 2010 at the Monterey Museum of Art-La Mirada, located at 720 Via Mirada, Monterey, California. Museum hours are Wednesdays-Saturdays 11am-5 pm, Sundays 1-4 pm, $5 general admission. Free Admission to MMA members, children under 12, NARM, AAM members. For more information please...

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2010-05-31 07:50:00

MBARI's Division of Marine Operations, under an agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), sent a high-tech robotic submersible to the oily waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The goal is to collect information about the oil plume from the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig accident for NOAA. Although satellites and aircraft can help show the extent of the spill at the surface, MBARI's autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) will help researchers understand the nature and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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