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2013-12-20 23:02:51

Following an article published by the Sacramento Bee, ArtSchools.com, a popular online directory of the best art colleges, comments on how art supporters in Sacramento are pushing for more art education courses at a city school district. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 ArtSchools.com, an online directory of the best art colleges, responds to an article published by the Sacramento Bee on November 26th, which details the efforts of Sacramento art supporters in pushing for more...

2013-06-06 23:24:58

The non-profit Animal Support is a new supporter of PAWS, a non-profit which advocates for and rescues large, exotic animals following their performance careers in the entertainment industry and animal trades. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Animal Support and its co-founders Dr. Michael Omidi, Julian Omidi and Maria Abaca are pleased to support the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), an organization that builds and maintains exotic captive animal sanctuaries. PAWS, a...

2011-08-17 06:07:00

Callers to 1-800-NO-BUTTS Can Receive a Free 2-Week Starter Kit SAN DIEGO, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For a limited time, the California Smokers' Helpline is sending free nicotine patches to callers from 34 counties in California. Eligible tobacco users who call 1-800-NO-BUTTS and enroll in the free telephone-based quitting program will receive a free two-week starter kit of patches, while supplies last. Smokers from the following counties are eligible: Alpine, Amador,...

2011-05-02 16:04:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that on behalf of Aerojet, its Vice President of Environmental Health and Safety, Chris Conley, was presented with the National Association of Environmental Professionals' (NAEP) 2011 Environmental Excellence Award for Public Partnerships. Aerojet was recognized for the public partnerships the company pursued in two exceptional projects - development of the six megawatt solar facility at...

2010-10-28 15:37:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Delta Stewardship Council, charged with ensuring all levels of government help meet the state's coequal goals of a reliable water supply and a restored Delta ecosystem, voted Thursday to support a proposal to require more thorough treatment of Sacramento-area wastewater. "If we're serious about the Delta and its future, we have to start doing things differently - upstream, downstream, and in the Delta itself," said Council Chairman Phil...

2010-03-15 12:55:00

Project Will Reduce Flooding and Provide More Recreation Opportunities SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and The Nature Conservancy of California announced they have signed the conservation easement for a $2.2 million project in the Cosumnes River Watershed, funded through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA). Restoration planning efforts will begin soon on the 600+-acre project. One year...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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