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2014-09-30 23:24:43

Employees from the Bill Howe Family of Companies ride for a cause San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Bill and Tina Howe, owners of well-established San Diego plumbing, HVAC and restoration company, know the importance of giving back to the community and have shared their own “pay-it-forward” spirit with their employees. From volunteering at the local food bank and local fundraising events to participation in organizations that are important individually, the team of San Diego...

2014-09-30 23:21:54

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature tour company, announces a guided Death Valley tour scheduled for March 9-14, 2015. With its geologic diversity and awe-inspiring vistas, Death Valley is a prime candidate for small group guided tours. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and adventure tour company, is proud to announce their upcoming March 9-14, 2015 guided tour of Death Valley National Park. Death Valley is known not just for spectacular wildflower...

2014-09-30 23:11:54

San Diego Business Journal has released its annual list of Largest Advertising Agencies in San Diego County, with Geary LSF taking 3rd overall thanks to impressive growth in 2013. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Over the past several years, San Diego has garnered recognition not only as America’s Finest City, but also as a hub for exceptional digital marketing. With nationally recognized advertising campaigns being produced throughout the county, a spotlight has been focused on...

2014-09-30 23:08:40

Uniweld Products, Inc. will be attending the IHACI Trade Show on November 19th in Pasadena, California. Pasadena, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The 35th annual IHACI HVAC/R Trade Show will take place at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA on November 19, 2014. Trade Show hours are from 11:00am – 8:00pm. This is the first year Uniweld will be exhibiting at the show and they are very excited to have an opportunity to show off their products at the largest HVAC/R...

2014-09-30 16:22:23

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With all of California in a historic drought, an engineering expert in water resources and infrastructure will discuss the shortage, as well as Southern California's dependence on an unusually complex water system, in a free lecture at Loyola Marymount University titled "Where Does LA Get Its Water?" The event is Sept. 30, 4 to 6 p.m., in the Von der Ahe Suite at the William H. Hannon Library at LMU. The topic is especially...

2014-09-30 12:23:26

Grants Will Support Over 100 Non-Profit Organizations SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced it will provide more than $1 million in charitable grants to non-profit organizations in San Diego County that provide basic needs through a variety of social services. "The Helping People in Need initiative provides much needed support for local non-profit organizations that work hard every day to feed our hungry, shelter our...

2014-09-30 08:27:06

Top four innovators vie for $10,000 prize using the power of music to improve health LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Southern California (USC) Center for Body Computing (CBC), part of Keck Medicine of USC, today announced this year's four finalists in its annual USC CBC SLAM event where designers and creators improve health through the power of music. The finalists will present their concepts to the expert judging panel on October 2 where...

2014-09-29 20:24:31

ESET North America Hosts President Kiska, Promotes Future Cyber Growth and Innovation, San Diego Mayor Presents "Key to the City" SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET, the global leader in internet security with its North America headquarters in San Diego, hosted His Excellency Andrej Kiska, President of the Slovak Republic, and other Slovakian dignitaries for a one-day tour in San Diego, Calif. to showcase its innovation economy with a focus on cyber security industries....

2014-09-29 08:24:17

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneRoof Energy, Inc., a residential solar services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (TSXV: ON), is honored to announce that two of its executives have received professional award nominations. Dalton Sprinkle, senior vice president and general counsel at OneRoof Energy, is a finalist for San Diego Business Journal's 2014 General Counsel Awards. Additionally, Karen Fisher, OneRoof Energy's vice president of...

2014-09-25 23:11:48

Baker Electric Solar is pleased to announce the launch of its new consumer-friendly mobile responsive website. The new site is designed to be easily viewed on multiple and varied devices as well as PCs and Macs. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Baker Electric Solar, a San Diego-based solar company that designs, builds and installs photovoltaic solar power systems across Southern California, is pleased to announce the re-launch of its website. Redesigned with today’s...


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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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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