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2014-07-10 08:32:40

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IceBrowser.co announces its Beta launch of a new add-on browser designed to allow users to privately and securely access the Internet. IceBrowser is an effective way to prevent government and corporate trackers from invading online privacy and a virus-free environment by providing browser services from the most private countries in the world. IceBrowser will operate via the user-friendly Cocoon platform. Cocoon, the renowned web...

2014-07-09 12:23:23

Program to donate $15,000 to environmental nonprofits in Santa Barbara SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land announced Andrea Adams-Morden and Rebecca Claassen as the 2014 finalists for Santa Barbara's Cox Conserves Heroes program, which recognizes volunteers for creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. The public is being asked to vote through August 6 to determine the winner. To vote, visit...

2014-07-08 08:37:15

New college presidents are appointed at The Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law and Saybrook University. TCS Education System welcomes a new senior vice president. CHICAGO, SAN FRANCISCO, and SANTA BARBARA/VENTURA, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TCS Education System (TCS Ed) is pleased to announce exciting leadership changes at the nonprofit consortium as well as at two of its colleges. Deborah Markos joins TCS Ed as senior vice president for student strategies...

2014-06-25 23:10:52

Santa Barbara technology startup exceeds its funding goal on Indiegogo.com. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 FuelBox Inc., a Santa Barbara-based technology startup company has successfully reached its Indiegogo.com crowdfunding goal of $50,000 and plans to offer its universal mobile-device charging system in large retail stores later this year. In October, more than 425 donors to FuelBox Inc.’s Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign will begin receiving powerStation™ wall-mounted...

2014-06-25 23:04:10

McGinity's book is a journey through several countries and continents — North America, Europe, Asia, Middle East, Mexico and Antarctica. Santa Barbara, California (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Frank E. McGinity has self-published his first book — a collection of articles that have been published in Santa Barbara newspapers and websites about his travels around the world, complete with color photographs. Readers may enjoy Frank's stories if they have had a similar travel experience, or...

2014-06-22 23:02:56

New FuelBox ‘powerStation’ Makes Charging Mobile Devices Fast, Easy and Convenient Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 FuelBox Inc., developers of the first mobile charging device offering universal access both at home and on-the-go, is rapidly closing in on its Indiegogo pre-order campaign sales goal of $50,000. Launched just over two weeks ago, FuelBox’s new “powerStation” is a home/work portable charging “station” that is designed for the on-the-go tech generation’s...

2014-06-18 23:02:39

“Luminous Sea” is the third and final installation of the “Sea of Light” trilogy by Richard Salas SANTA BARBARA, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The campaign for “Luminous Sea”, an underwater photography book, is gearing up to begin a crowdfunding campaign on the popular crowdfunding site Indiegogo. “Luminous Sea” is the third book in the Sea of Light trilogy, a series of high-quality coffee table books that feature photos taken from numerous underwater locales from the Equator...

2014-06-18 23:01:27

Ocean Health Index Shows Loss of Dunes, Salt Marshes and Seagrasses Leaves West Coast More Vulnerable to Erosion and Reduces Natural Carbon Storage Santa Barbara, CA/Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The first regional assessment by the Ocean Health Index on United States waters showed that habitat destruction, particularly the loss of salt marshes and sand dunes, over the past several decades negatively impacted carbon storage and coastal protection, two of the 10 goals measured by the...

2014-06-17 08:29:23

SANTA BARBARA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ActiveLife (Scientific), a medtech company developing first-in-kind technology for measurement of tissue health, today announced that internationally renowned patient advocacy leader and health policy expert Amye Leong has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140616/118357 "Amye brings unique insights into health policy, particularly from a patient's perspective. She...

2014-06-16 23:01:55

Evolutions Medical & Day Spa in Santa Barbara is holding a "Worst Tattoo in the Tri-Counties" contest and the prize is free laser tattoo removal with one of the best systems on the market Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Folks with bad tattoos who live in the Tri-Counties have a good solution option. Evolutions Medical & Day Spa will provide the winner of their “Worst Tattoo in the Tri-Counties" contest an opportunity to have their tattoo removed for free....


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Angeles National Forest
2013-10-30 09:52:34

The Angeles National Forest of the U.S. Forest Service can be found in the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles County, southern California, United States. It was established on July 1st of 1908, incorporating the first San Bernardino National Forest and portions of the former Santa Barbara and San Gabriel National Forests. It covers 655,387 acres and is located just north of the metropolitan area of Los Angeles. A small portion extends eastward into southwestern San Bernardino County, in...

2012-06-14 09:23:51

Symbol: STEL3 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, OR Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 05:00:55

Symbol: LOSUD Group: Dicot Family: Caprifoliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 08:02:42

Symbol: GACL2 Group: Dicot Family: Rubiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   GANUC Galium nuttallii A. Gray var. cliftonsmithii Dempster Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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2012-06-18 06:17:14

Symbol: CHWH2 Group: Dicot Family: Polygonaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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