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2014-07-04 23:02:15

Novato fitness boot camp owner says she understands why busy women are frustrated about their health and is excited about offering a solution. Novato, CA (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Melissa McMinn, owner of the new Novato Fit Body Boot Camp, thinks there’s a certain poetic significance in opening her new fitness boot camp in a recently revitalized space in downtown Novato. “Our building and the area around 1st street has been rundown and neglected and is just now seeing a revitalization....

2011-07-25 18:35:00

NOVATO, Calif., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A California education foundation and a large commercial property owner have formed an alliance to have a museum-quality space exploration exhibit in a prime Marin County retail space. The W Foundation (TWF) and The Walter Kieckhefer Company (WKC) have established a pilot program in which TWF will establish a space education exhibit in one of WKC's marquee retail spots located in the upscale Ignacio neighborhood of Marin County. "This is a...

2011-07-15 00:00:37

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft has once again been ranked as the #1 Solar Company by the North Bay Business Journal's list of solar companies, ranked first by last year's North Bay solar revenues, then by North Bay employees. North Bay Business Journal's Lists are the definitive source of business information in the North Bay, including the largest companies in a wide range of major industries: Banking & Finance, Health Care, Construction, Wine, Technology and Real Estate. Novato, CA...

2011-07-03 00:01:48

Marin County residents Jaclyne Boyden, Brian Cooley, Lisa Doran and Robin Rodi join the nonprofit organization. Novato, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) July 02, 2011 The Marin Humane Society (MHS) today announced that Jaclyne Boyden of Strawberry Hill, Brian Cooley of Corte Madera, Lisa Doran of San Rafael and Robin Rodi of Novato have been appointed to the nonprofit organization's Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2011. The MHS Board of Directors is comprised of ten members. Jaclyne (Jackie) Boyden...

2011-06-23 08:00:00

NOVATO, Calif., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a bulk biologics manufacturing plant from Pfizer, located in Shanbally, Cork, Ireland. The plant, which was completed and validated in 2009, is built on ten acres occupying 133,000 square feet of floor space. It was approved by the Irish Medicines Board in 2010. The purchase price is $48.5 million, approximately one-fifth...

2011-04-01 00:12:53

Marin fitness expert Xavier McClinton turns hardship into opportunity, advocating both mental and physical strength at Body by X personal training in Marin. Corte Madera, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Xavier Jarrell McClinton, known to the Marin personal training community as "X," had a long, hard road to climb to get to where he is today. Growing up in poverty and struggling in school, he found hope in athletic activities. It was overcoming adversity, X says, that motivated him to become...

2011-02-05 00:00:44

Mary Steinberg, a licensed marriage and family therapist based in the San Francisco Bay Area, presented at the annual Early Mental Health Initiative (EMHI) conference on January 26th at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina in San Diego. Novato, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 04, 2011 Mary Steinberg, a San Francisco Bay Area licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) who specializes in trauma recovery, presented at the annual Early Mental Health Initiative (EMHI) conference on January 26 at...


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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