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2014-07-28 12:26:20

$10.5 million project will transform degraded fields in Griffith Park into beautiful 26-acre facility for local soccer players LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty years to the day after he ascended the Coliseum steps and lit the flame to open the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, track and field legend Rafer Johnson joined with fellow Olympians, city leaders and young soccer players in Griffith Park to announce the $10.5 million renovation of the John Ferraro Athletic...

2014-07-28 04:20:34

New Office to Open in Southern California and Warehouse Capacity Expanded PETALUMA, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Robert Rieger, CEO and founder of AVRS, Inc. announced the opening of a new Southern California office and the expansion of warehouse space at the Corporate headquarters in Northern California. The new Southern California office will be located in Tustin, CA and is scheduled to open within the next 30 days. The regional office will service Southern...

2014-07-25 23:07:44

Awards Showcase High Quality of Journalism from U-T San Diego San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 U-T San Diego won 17 first-place awards in the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego chapter’s annual contest. The awards were presented July 10, 2014 at the Bali Hai on Shelter Island. The awards covered the journalistic spectrum, from breaking news to columns and criticism; from arts and entertainment to science and technology. “I could not be more proud of our talented team...

2014-07-25 23:06:06

Emerald signs exclusive linen and laundry services agreement with PVHMC San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Emerald Textiles, Southern California’s environmentally responsible commercial healthcare laundry, is pleased to announce that Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center has signed a multi-year contract with Emerald to serve as their exclusive linen and laundry services provider. “We’re committed to driving down Pomona Valley’s overall cost for linen services while...

2014-07-25 08:21:38

New Ocean Avenue Offices Expected to Draw Top Tech Talent and Support Future Growth SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, today announced that it has signed a long-term lease for approximately 33,700 square feet of office space at 1401 Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica, California. The beachfront location will serve as the company's new headquarters as it moves to attract the top talent in...

2014-07-24 08:38:16

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REDA Bascom Ventures, LLC ("REDA"), a joint venture between Newport Beach, California-based Real Estate Development Associates, LLC and Irvine, California-based The Bascom Group, LLC, started construction on two separate speculative industrial development projects totaling 500,000 square feet in Southern California. REDA was formed in 2013 to acquire value-added office and industrial opportunities throughout Southern California....

2014-07-23 23:28:13

Natural looking eco-friendly water saving alternative to winter overseeding of warm season grasses now available—Brown does not have to be the new green for turfgrass. Palm Desert, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 West Coast Turf is pleased to be an official dealer of Endurant Turf Colorant in California. Endurant Turf Colorant is an organic pigment made with binders chosen specifically for excellent adherence to turfgrass. It is a water and cost saving alternative to winter color overseeding...

2014-07-23 23:12:51

VisitTemeculaValley.com announces 12 artisan food and wine experiences in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country including Briar Rose, Cougar, Doffo, Lumiere, Oak Mountain, Palumbo, and Vindemia wineries; EAT Marketplace and Eatery, Palumbo’s Ristorante, Robin’s Nest Desserts, Old Town Spice and Tea Merchants, and Temecula Olive Oil Company. The inspired, beyond-the-ordinary experiences combine to make three days and two nights genuinely nourishing in the casual, picturesque...

2014-07-23 12:31:01

Researchers found that a considerable proportion of infections were discovered outside the hospital setting PASADENA, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80 percent of hospitalized patients who tested positive for Clostridium difficile were tested outside the hospital or within the first 72 hours of hospitalization, suggesting that settings outside of the hospital may play key roles in the identification, onset and possible transmission of the disease, according to a new...

2014-07-22 20:22:29

One of Eight in California Earning Prestigious Gold Medal LONG BEACH, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recognized Long Beach Memorial with its Gold Medal of Honor--one of just two hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties and only eight in California honored for remarkable efforts in saving lives through organ donations. As part of its national Workplace Partnership for Life Campaign, the Gold Medal is awarded...


Latest Southern California Reference Libraries

Los Padres National Forest
2013-11-21 13:26:05

Los Padres National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in central and southern areas of California. The forest holds 1,950,000 acres of public and private land, most of which is accessible to the public. The park is divided into two areas known as the northern division and the main division and it holds a number of designated wilderness areas including Garcia Wilderness, Silver Peak Wilderness, and Dick Smith Wilderness. Visitors must obtain a National Forest Adventure...

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...

Cleveland National Forest
2013-10-15 09:42:23

Cleveland National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of California in the United States. It holds 460,000 acres of land separated into three districts known as Trabuco Ranger District, which holds mainly northern areas, the Palomar Ranger District, located near Ramona and Escondido, and the Descanso Ranger District, which can be found east of El Cajon. This national forest was created on July 1, 1908, after Theodore Roosevelt merged Trabuco Canyon National Reserve and...

Channel Islands National Park
2013-04-18 12:25:35

Channel Islands National park is located in off the coast of California in the United States. The park holds 249,561 acres and is comprised of five of the eight Channel Islands. The area was designated as a national monument in 1938 and as a National Biosphere Reserve in 1976, but was not designated as a national park until 1980. The park extends from San Pedro to Point Conception, located near Santa Barbara. Half of the entire park consists of ocean water and seventy-six percent of the...

Joshua Tree National Park
2013-04-18 01:11:37

Joshua Tree National Park is located in the southeastern portion of the state of California in the United States. The park contains 790,636 acres, of which 429,690 acres comprises a designated wilderness, and was named for the Joshua trees that are native to the area. The park features rock formations that are thought to have been formed nearly one million years ago by cooling lava. These include rectangular and spherical rocks. Joshua Tree National Park occurs along the borders of San...

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