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2014-10-28 12:22:33

Local Car Wash Chain Celebrates Opening of Ninth Sacramento Area Location with Free Car Washes from Nov. 4 to Nov. 13 SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quick Quack Car Wash, a Sacramento, California-based company, is giving away free car washes for 10 days to celebrate opening the doors on a new exterior only, express car wash in the Sacramento area. The free car wash days begin on November 4(th) and end on November 13(th) and are only available at the new location....

2014-10-27 12:32:29

Solar installation built on former landfill provides energy to City of Sacramento and amenities for park-goers. SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good news for residents of Sacramento. Conergy, one of the world's largest downstream solar companies, recently completed a 1.5 megawatt solar installation on Sutter's Landing Park, a regional recreation area in Sacramento, Calif. The solar installation will produce approximately 2,300 megawatts hours of solar energy...

2014-10-23 16:26:11

Nearly $1 million raised since 2001 SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte's annual Fall Classic golf tournament raised $115,000 this year to benefit five children's charities in the Sacramento region. Since 2001, this annual event has raised $965,000 to help children and families in need. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a The funds Deloitte raised exceeded expectations and set a record for the Fall Classic, now in its 14(th) year. This...

2014-10-23 08:29:49

Data-Driven Knowledge Helps the Team's NBA 3.0 Strategic Initiatives SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sacramento Kings have gained new insights into the team's fans, its global brand and the way it is covered in the national and international media, using powerful new analytical tools from San Francisco-based Zignal Labs. Zignal Labs is the leader in delivering data-driven insights from big data analytics, realtime media monitoring, and business intelligence. Its...

2014-10-22 23:12:35

After sixteen years at the Roseville Gateway Center, the Sierra College nursing program is back on the Rocklin campus with all new facilities. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Sierra College welcomed their long-running Nursing Program back to the Rocklin campus with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony on October 14 beginning at 5:00pm. A gathering in a large room within the new Nursing Village held over 70 guests from the healthcare industry, local public agencies, and the business community....

2014-10-22 08:39:28

CEO Ann Nguyen drives superior customer service and repair services. ROSEVILLE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cokeva, Inc., the premier provider of engineering services for the service industry, announced that they have been named as one of the top woman-owned businesses of the 4-county Northern California Sacramento region. The recognition originated from the September 22(nd) edition of the Sacramento Business Journal. Qualifying companies must have been certified by a...

2014-10-08 23:06:06

Eric Ratinoff to sponsor networking fundraiser for Souletics STEM, supporting their effort to connect engineering & technology industry professionals with underserved high school students, reports Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff Sacramento, California (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Next Thursday evening, October 16, 2014, Souletics STEM will hold their first fundraiser, hosted by Sacramento attorney Eric Ratinoff at Mayahuel in downtown Sacramento. Souletics STEM, an acronym for science,...

2014-10-07 23:05:57

Investment Advisor Pat McClain Leads By Example with His Commitment to the Community as a Core Value at Hanson McClain. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Pat McClain, chief executive of Hanson McClain Advisors, and a Barron’s Top 100 Investment Advisor, was named the 2014 Invest in Others Community Service Award recipient in a ceremony held in New York City on September 18th. Pat earned the honor for his work with Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services, which created a special...

2014-10-03 23:02:49

As part of National Manufacturing Day on October 3, 2014, and throughout the month, Northern California manufacturers are offering tours and events with SME Sacramento Valley and Sierra College CACT to promote careers in design, engineering, production, fabrication and product development. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 As part of National Manufacturing Day on October 3, and throughout the month, over 15 activities have been planned by organizations in collaboration with SME...

2014-09-26 12:21:14

The United States Conference of Mayors Fall Leadership Meeting September 28 & 29, Hyatt Regency Hotel WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under the leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, a bipartisan delegation of more than thirty mayors who serve in the organization's leadership will gather in Sacramento on Sunday, September 28 and Monday, September 29 for the USCM Fall Leadership Meeting....


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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