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2014-03-27 20:23:06

Villagio at The Promontory offers affluent address, new home designs and proximity to amenities EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, today announced the debut of Villagio, a gated collection of homes nestled within the master-planned community of Promontory. Situated in upscale El Dorado Hills, the community offers an affluent address and a hilltop setting above Folsom's Empire Ranch Golf...

2014-03-27 12:28:03

Tahoe Trips and Trails announces new speaker series, guided treks and self-led backpacking adventures TRUCKEE / LAKE TAHOE, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "How do you Tahoe?" asks Patty Baird, owner of Tahoe Trips and Trails, the outdoor adventure company based out of The Cedar House Sport Hotel. The question -- part challenge, part tongue in cheek and all inspiring -- is asked with a smile. "It's not just a state of mind, and it is more than a lifestyle," explains Baird....

2014-03-26 12:23:37

Experience dancers, visual artists and musicians in the Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park on Sept. 6 and 7, 2014 TRUCKEE, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Described as magical, diverse and inspiring, Trails and Vistas' art hikes blend art experiences with nature. This year's guided art hikes will take place along an aspen lined trail at Spooner Lake in the Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park on Sept. 6 and 7. Located at an elevation of 6,980 feet, the location is an easy drive from the...

2014-03-14 23:25:03

The Parent Teacher Committee at Marina Village Middle School has identified that, in order to ensure the future success of children, schools must develop 21st century-equipped students. The recent trend in Crowdfunding has provided a simple solution for the school to accomplish this goal. El Dorado Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 El Dorado Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 - Just like the Jamaican bobsled team used Crowdfunding to get to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the Parent Teacher...

2014-03-07 16:20:37

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two nationally recognized city managers and the CEO of the corporation responsible for public transportation in New York State are this year's recipients of the National Public Service Awards (NPSA). The awardees will be honored March 17 at the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) National Conference in Washington, DC. ASPA and the National Academy of Public Administration established the NPSA in 1983 to honor leaders...

2014-02-13 23:22:45

Siena shows commitment to local business growth & truckee river revitalization. Reno, NV (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The Siena Hotel Spa Casino in Reno, NV proudly announced today that they have been inducted as one of newest members of the Reno Riverwalk Merchants Association. It is the first and only Hotel Casino to serve as a Riverwalk member. The family owned Siena, located on the banks of the Truckee River, is an advocate of Reno Downtown Revitalization since its new ownership in...

2014-02-13 16:28:12

Comprehensive memory care and other senior care services will be added to the Carson Tahoe Health System CARSON CITY, Nev., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestige Care, Inc., and Prestige Senior Living L.L.C., leaders in exceptional senior living and skilled nursing and rehabilitation care, today announced that they are making plans to join with Carson Tahoe Health to expand quality senior care services and offer comprehensive memory care to Carson City residents and their...

2014-02-05 23:27:22

On Thursday, February 20, Sacramento employers can learn new ways to increase efficiency and better meet customers’ needs during a one-day Lean Office Workshop offered by the Continuous Improvement Network in partnership with Institute for Quality Public Services (IQPS) and Sierra College CACT. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The Continuous Improvement Network (CIN) will present a one-day Lean Office Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 8 AM to 5 PM at Casa Garden Restaurant &...

2014-01-24 16:22:28

New communities offer home shoppers nine new model homes within 30 mile radius SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, today announced the Grand Opening of Laurelton at Blackstone in the premiere master-planned community of El Dorado Hills and the Grand Opening of sister community, Bellmore and Stratford at Parkgate in Elk Grove. Between the two communities, Sacramento area home shoppers will have...

2014-01-16 23:31:36

Standup Paddle Board industry leader, Tahoe SUP, celebrates 5 years of innovating the touring paddle board market. Sparks, Nevada (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Standup Paddleboard manufacturer, Tahoe SUP (http://www.tahoesup.com), marks its 5 year anniversary this week. The brand was introduced to the public for the first time by founder, Nate Brouwer, in January of 2009 at the annual Surf Expo trade show in Orlando, Florida. Brouwer, a Tahoe area resident, had checked out SUP surfing in...


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Eldorado National Forest
2013-12-24 11:56:03

Eldorado National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in the central Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in eastern California. The majority of the forest lies in El Dorado County. The forest lies in Amador, Alpine, and Placer counties in California; and Douglas County in Nevada with 78 acres. The forest is bordered on the north by the Tahoe National Forest, on the east by the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, on the southeast by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, and to the south by...

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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.