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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....

2014-06-12 23:10:36

West Coast startup heating up on Indiegogo.com with innovative charging gadget. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 FuelBox, Inc. announces the launch of its first product, the PowerStation™, a uniquely designed universal mobile device charger and integrated portable battery pack that serves the needs of the 200 million+ users of the rapidly growing smartphone and tablet computer market. With a home-based ‘Dock’ plus the boostPack™ portable battery, the powerStation provides...

2014-06-12 12:28:12

Cloud marketing technology leader adds executives from Eloqua, Responsys, Salesforce.com and Oracle to accelerate growth, product innovation SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Invoca, the leading provider of cloud-based inbound call marketing technology, today announced the company surpassed the 100 employee milestone and expanded its executive leadership team. The newly appointed executives bring decades of enterprise SaaS and marketing technology experience to...

2014-06-04 08:20:56

European brands dominate Luxury category; Jeep has high perception of quality among Millennials SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to value, perception is reality. And consumers perceive that Honda and Mercedes-Benz deliver the highest quality vehicles according to ALG, the analytics division of TrueCar and the industry benchmark for forecasting future automotive values, which today announced the results of its Brand Perception of Quality (BPQ) study....

2014-06-03 23:11:03

Senior Living Community Addresses Growing Need for Residential Living in Santa Barbara Area Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Valle Verde, a senior living community in Santa Barbara, recently completed construction on 40 new single-story residences and will offer the newest residential living option for older adults in the area. “The need for residential living has grown and is continuing to grow since we first opened in 1966,” said Tim Wetzel, executive director at Valle...

2014-06-03 08:26:26

Purpose-Built Event Scheduler Offers Customizable, Mobile-Friendly Solution for Meeting and Event Managers with Programs of 10 to 10,000+ Participants. SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elite Meetings International (EMI), the leading provider of group business technology solutions, announced the launch of AttendeeHub, an online and mobile-friendly platform for scheduling appointments, managing agendas, and promoting engagement at meetings, events, and conferences of nearly...

2014-05-29 23:12:49

The website nationalhearingtest.org is now offering telephone-based initial hearing screenings. The audiologists at Dodero Hearing Center are available to help individuals who receive a score outside of the normal range and need a comprehensive, in-person hearing test. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 As a first step in diagnosing hearing loss, the National Hearing Test is a wonderful option. Developed with National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, it provides a telephone-based...

The Added Value of Local Food Hubs
2014-05-21 03:31:02

By Julie Cohen, UC Santa Barbara A case study of UCSB’s residential dining services shows that serving local and sustainable produce benefits the community at large As the largest purchaser of wholesale produce in Santa Barbara County, UC Santa Barbara’s residential dining services provided the perfect avenue for a pilot project incorporating local pesticide-free or certified organic produce into an institutional setting. The idea was conceived almost 10 years ago, when a group...

2014-05-20 23:05:52

First true alternative to Bikram yoga teacher training launched by collective of teachers, studio owners and contributing senior teachers from his trainings. Santa Barbara, California (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A growing group of experienced teachers and hot yoga studio owners are coming together to offer a true alternative to Bikram's yoga teacher training. TheHotTT is an 8 week, 500 hour Hot Yoga Teacher Training where students will learn to teach the Primary Hot Yoga Series (26+2), in an...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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