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2014-10-22 23:09:44

Cal Net Technology Group, Southern California’s premier IT services provider, is pleased to announce their largest technology event, dubbed “OktoberTek.” The event will be held at the Studio City Sportsmen’s Lodge Events Center on October 29th, 2014, featuring 15 of the world’s leading technology companies. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Cal Net Technology Group, Southern California’s premier IT services provider, is pleased to announce their largest...

2014-10-22 16:25:39

Thousands expected to participate in California's longest-running road race. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN: Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 7:00 am WHAT: Thousands of runners will race along the Pacific Coast Highway for the 60(th) consecutive year as part of the Surf City 10 mile, 10k and 5k race this Sunday. California's longest-running road race offers runners scenic oceanfront views along the 10-mile course. Other event activities include a locals-only division, Halloween...

2014-10-21 12:25:47

ORCO LEADS THE WAY IN SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING IN ORANGE COUNTY NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Southern California's leading concrete masonry products producers, ORCO Block & Hardscape (ORCO) www.orco.com took home the award for Most Sustainable Manufacturer at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - Orange County Chapter's "Greenest in the County" Eco-Awards. The purpose of the Eco-Awards was to honor accomplishments in sustainable practices and to educate...

2014-10-21 08:34:54

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elite Lifestyle Management is a members-only lifestyle management and luxury concierge service available 24/7 to members. ELM started as a remote business in late 2013 and morphed into a full fledge modern office in Bankers Hill in 2014 due to increasing demand. Members are offered unlimited requests from last minute restaurant reservations to complete travel itineraries, access to the most exclusive clubs to dog walkers and babysitters, no...

2014-10-20 23:00:28

The lawsuit alleges that the voice, video, and data installation company violated numerous California labor laws by allegedly requiring their Field Technicians to work unpaid hours San Diego, California (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 On October 15, 2014, the San Diego employment lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action Lawsuit against Clear Connection alleging that the voice, video, and data installation company failed to pay their Field Technicians for all their...

2014-10-20 16:26:58

FDA-approved CardioMEMS device reduces hospital readmissions and enables patients to send health data instantly and effortlessly to their physicians LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) is the first medical center in Southern California, post-Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, to implant a new wireless device for heart failure patients. The device is designed to reduce readmissions to the hospital...

2014-10-18 16:20:17

Hundreds of community members, project stakeholders and elected officials celebrate completion of the light rail track system for 11.5-mile Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa light rail project AZUSA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa today held a Track Completion Ceremony which celebrated construction completion of the light rail track systems needed for the 11.5-mile Foothill Gold Line light rail project from...

2014-10-17 23:05:30

Zepyor Parseghian and her renewable energy company Solar Servicing Center is adding to its repertoire of options that Southern California consumers can use to get solar panels installed at their homes with a no upfront cost. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Zepyor Parseghian and her renewable energy company Solar Servicing Center is adding to its repertoire of options that Southern California consumers can use to get solar panels installed at their homes with a no upfront cost....

2014-10-17 16:24:53

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Southern California announced today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Care Symposium in Boston, that it is committed to cutting the number of colorectal cancer deaths in half by 2023. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the United States, yet 1 in 3 adults are not adequately screened. Colon cancer, when discovered early, is...

2014-10-17 08:24:16

Palm Desert resort invites guests and local residents to ring in the season with a series of live concerts featuring Broadway talent singing and dancing to classic holiday tunes with a rock n' roll twist PALM DESERT, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa is thrilled to partner with Live it Up Productions for the resort's first ever holiday musical review. The live show kicks off on November 29, bringing the sounds of the season to...


Latest Southern California Reference Libraries

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

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...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
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