Latest Southern California Stories

2014-06-03 23:01:11

NDB now offers industry leading HIPAA security audits and assessment services for Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) located in Southern California. From San Diego to Los Angeles – and beyond – organizations can now look to the healthcare experts at NDB for all their HIPAA compliance needs. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 NDB now offers industry leading HIPAA security audits and assessment services for Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) located in...

2014-06-02 08:37:35

Sales and Technical Staff to Serve the Needs of Customers Across the Western States EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The opening of a regional field office in Southern California (Irvine, CA in Orange County) becomes the latest office Autotask Corporation has established to support strong international and regional growth. The Southern California team will specifically focus on meeting customers' needs in the Western part of the U.S. Onsite implementation services...

2014-05-30 23:01:05

Metabolic Sensor Company to Be Featured at 12th Annual Venture Summit on June 19 San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Glucovation, a metabolic sensor company, announced today that it has been selected as one of San Diego Venture Group's "Cool Companies" to be showcased at the upcoming 12th Annual Venture Summit taking place on June 19 in San Diego. A committee of SDVG Board Members chose Glucovation from over 180 applicants based off of the company's investor appeal,...

2014-05-30 20:20:24

Grand Opening event set for Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1 CHINO, Calif., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, is introducing three all new home designs at this weekend's grand opening of Amherst, a luxury neighborhood within Chino's master-planned community of College Park. With homes that encompass up to six bedrooms and five and one-half baths, Amherst at College Park is answering the demand for large floor...

2014-05-29 23:19:29

The opening of Healthy Spot’s next “Spot” in Long Beach this Saturday marks their fifth store in Southern California. The grand opening party will host an array of activities that will have the dogs pampered and the pet parents happy while raising money for a local rescue. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Founded on the unwavering belief that dogs and cats are entitled to healthy and safe products with uncompromising care, Healthy Spot offers quality products as well as services....

2014-05-29 23:17:05

FreedomVoice is committed to combining philanthropy with best business practices. These values are integral to the company culture as they look after both their employees and the community. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 FreedomVoice Systems, a San Diego based provider of cloud-based VoIP phone systems, today announced their silver table sponsorship and participation at the 2014 Miracle Makers Gala in San Diego. Eric Thomas, CEO will be featured on the Miracle Makers Telethon on May...

2014-05-29 23:15:55

Well-known San Diego plumbing company created five new positions in the plumbing division in 2014. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Bill Howe Family of Companies has become one of the largest family-owned and operated companies offering San Diego expert services in plumbing, heating & air conditioning and restoration & flood remediation. Part of the success of the well-established company has been the caliber of employee, owner, Bill Howe hires in San Diego. Plumbers, heating...

2014-05-29 23:01:57

1Heart Caregiver Services CEO, Belina Tagarao, announces the ribbon cutting ceremony of its new office and the launch of its business expansion to different states all over USA. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on the 13th of June this year and will be hosted by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce with invited guests of honor: California State Senator Holly Mitchell, Mayor Eric Garcetti, Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim, Franchise Consultant Tom DuFore from Chicago and Assembly...

2014-05-29 16:22:15

Peder and Julie Norby team up with Stellar Solar to meet 45% of the Foundation's Discovery Center energy needs and provide an educational opportunity for visitors SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlsbad residents and Stellar Solar customers Peder and Julie Norby have provided the gift of renewable energy to the Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation in the form of an 8.9 kW solar system that will meet 45% of the Foundation's Discovery Center electric needs and be integrated into...

2014-05-29 12:29:23

Live Audio Webcast will be on June 5, 2014 SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX) announced today that Kevin Gorman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Neurocrine Biosciences, will be presenting at the Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference in New York City. The live presentation takes place on Thursday, June 5 at 11:30am ET (8:30am PT). The presentation will be webcast and may be accessed on the Company's website at...

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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