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2011-02-23 11:00:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With consumer interest in new electric vehicles running high, local governments are gearing up to prepare their communities for the new generation of zero-emission vehicles. To help local governments and other organizations plan for electric vehicles and charging stations, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD), the Western Riverside Council of Governments, the San Bernardino Associated Governments and the Clean Cities...

2010-11-29 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ms. Margaret (Peg) Tracey, of Riverside, California, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. ABOUT MARGARET (PEG) TRACEY A native New Yorker, Ms. Tracey has more than 41 years of experience in the education field. She is currently the Regional UniServ Director with the California Teacher's Association. Ms. Tracey serves as the chief...

2010-11-16 08:00:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For almost 20 years, The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa has brought holiday spirit, magic, hope, and love to families in Southern California and around the world with the annual Festival of Lights event. The 18th annual Festival of Lights kicks off on Friday, November 26th and is a special gift to the community from Duane and Kelly Roberts, owners of The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa. With one of the largest collections of lights on the West...

2010-11-09 12:00:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new economic forecast focused on the inland regions of Southern California finds signs of economic recovery mixed with examples of continued sluggishness. The forecast, authored by Beacon Economics and released in partnership with the University of California, Riverside's School of Business Administration, says that relative to California, the unemployment rate in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties is expected to fall faster. However,...

2010-10-29 18:10:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) is requesting the Attorney General begin an investigation of the California Energy Commission (CEC) regarding violations in relation to its handling of WRCOG's grant application for commercial and residential energy efficiency and solar projects. In addition, WRCOG is requesting an immediate freeze on any allocation of Municipal Financing Program funds from the American Reinvestment and Recovery...

2010-10-14 02:00:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A rebuilt McDonald's® restaurant in Riverside, Calif., became the first McDonald's west of the Mississippi, and the fourth in the U.S., to seek LEED® Gold certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). The restaurant, located at 2242 University Avenue, opened to the public today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/LA82013-a) (Photo:...

2010-09-30 19:00:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A-Check America, a global leader in Background Screening, Substance Abuse Testing, Applicant Tracking, and Applicant Assessments, announced today it has leveraged its prowess in Database Technology and considerable financial resources to create CredentialSafe. CredentialSafe is a revolutionary new service that offers continuity, scalability, and standardization to all stakeholders in the Healthcare Industry, including Practitioners, Healthcare...

2010-09-07 10:45:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced the company's next-generation Transient Blocking Unit (TBU(TM)) Series of circuit protection devices designed to protect a broad selection of industrial and telecommunications applications. The new series provides ultra-fast overcurrent protection offered in a wide range of trigger currents and voltages and reduced form factors to save valuable board...

2010-08-03 10:00:00

ONTARIO, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Inland Empire Auto Show (IEAS), a sure stop for auto enthusiasts in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, has just announced some of the hottest attractions that will be coming to this year's show. The IEAS moved its show dates later in the year from August 27-29, to provide automakers with easier options to ensure participation in the Inland Empire's premier annual auto show. The IEAS continues to grow since the show's return to the...

2010-07-06 09:21:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- California automobile dealership BMW of Riverside has achieved an auto industry milestone by being recognized as one of the most environmentally conscious businesses in the area. The City of Riverside honored the dealership for its commitment to clean water practices that include reduced water usage and innovative use of technology to reduce pollutants. General Manager, Tom Naso, credited the award to BMW of Riverside's aggressive 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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