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2014-08-21 23:13:34

Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. employees awarded scholarships to assist in PHCC Journeyman Apprenticeship San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. has grown into one of the largest family-owned and operated service and repair companies in San Diego offering customers a one-stop-shop in home care services that began with simple drain clearing in the beach communities. Since opening their doors in 1980, they have been dedicated to quality services and workmanship in their...

2014-08-21 23:01:42

The City of Garden Grove Unveils Initial Event Entertainment and Programming Garden Grove, California (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The City of Garden Grove is pleased to announce the initial plans for entertainment and programming for its inaugural “Re:Imagine Garden Grove – A Downtown Open Streets Event.” On Sunday, October 12, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2.85-miles of Garden Grove streets will be closed to all cars and the downtown will be filled with diverse music, dance,...

2014-08-21 16:21:10

Measures Provide Significant Quality of Life Benefits for Area Residents MONROVIA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved a request by the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority to implement noise mitigation for the street-level (or at-grade) rail crossings near residential areas along the Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa. The mitigation measures approved by the CPUC include the installation...

2014-08-19 23:06:38

Balboa Travel reports quickest response time in trip disruption resolution. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Balboa Travel, a top-ranking corporate travel management company since 1969, just announced reports from its 24/7 TripDisruption Service, which was launched earlier this year. TripDisruption offers Balboa clients an experienced emergency response team of agents, dedicated exclusively to managing flight disruptions that typically occur due to weather, emergencies, or safety...

2014-08-19 23:02:09

Clark R. Hudson receives national recognition as 2014 Lawyer of the Year San Diego, California (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Neil Dymott shareholder Clark Hudson, was recently named recipient of the Victoria J. Sterling 2014 Lawyer of the Year award by Illinois-based OMSNIC and Fortress, the leading National Insurance Carriers in the United States for oral surgeons, dental specialists and general dentists. This award is given to attorneys who consistently demonstrate commitment to aggressive...

2014-08-15 23:06:47

San Diego Award Program Honors the Achievement of Changes Plastic Surgery & Spa San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Changes Plastic Surgery & Spa has been selected for the 2014 San Diego Award in the Plastic Surgeon category by the San Diego Award Program. Each year, the San Diego Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image...

2014-08-15 23:02:43

Looking for Unheralded Pioneers from Around the World with Provocative and Transformative Ideas Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Caltech’s Resnick Sustainability Institute has announced that nominations are open for the 2015 Resonate Awards (http://resnick.caltech.edu/awards-nomination.php). The awards are designed to bring attention to unheralded innovators with provocative ideas that contribute to long term sustainability. These include meeting the world’s energy needs...

2014-08-14 23:03:25

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center Volunteers Helped Beautify Neighborhood Reseda, Calif (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Discovery House recently participated in the Reseda Neighborhood Pride Day. The annual event brings together landowners, businesses, organizations, and residents to fix up yards and houses in the area. Outpatient and residential clients of The Discovery House, as well as a number of staff members, participated in the event on Saturday, August 2, 2014. The Discovery House...

2014-08-14 23:00:31

San Diegans Support Cancer Treatment & Research Center San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 An anticipated 1,000 health conscious San Diegans will unite on September 27 at Mission Bay to walk or stand up paddle in support of City of Hope, one of the nation’s leading centers for cancer treatment and research. Jerome's is thrilled to be a sponsor of the Together 4 Hope wellness event again this year. The entire Jerome's Family has a strong connection to City of Hope and the...

2014-08-14 16:30:18

Company will have room to double size to over 400 total employees CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction has begun on a 116,000 square foot campus for ViaSat Inc. at the Arizona State University Research Park in Tempe. The campus, owned by Phoenix-based Levine Investments LP and built by PCG Construction Inc., will consist of a manufacturing building, 2 story office building, and extensive indoor and outdoor amenity areas. ViaSat will move about 200 employees, now...


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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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