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2014-08-27 08:25:44

Piston Joins the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing U.S. Private Companies SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine has named Piston, an independent advertising agency based in San Diego and New York City, to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. and one of Inc.'s fastest-growing advertising and marketing companies in the U.S. Inc. President and Editor-in-Chief Eric Schurenberg noted, "Piston now shares a pedigree with Intuit, Zappos,...

2014-08-27 08:22:39

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PM Environmental, Inc. continues to expand in California. Its newest office, located at 4401 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 220, Long Beach, California, will serve as the base for the company to meet the needs of its clients as well as the growing Commercial Real Estate market in Southern California. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139760 Senior Consultant, Charles Young, will spearhead the new expansion and brings over...

2014-08-26 12:33:16

New NSF I-Corps Node will support the translation of scientific and engineering research into technology for the marketplace LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced today that it will provide a multi-million dollar grant to create a hub of innovation that unites public and private institutions throughout Southern California, headquartered at and administered by the University of Southern California, the California...

2014-08-26 08:35:46

Both airborne and fixed-site terminals in development CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers are beginning to place advance orders for next-generation Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) terminals from ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) for operation over the recently announced ViaSat worldwide L-band network. The orders, totaling 3,150 terminals, include a mix of both fixed-site machine-to-machine (M2M) and airborne units that are scheduled for delivery next year. Vehicular, maritime,...

2014-08-26 08:27:45

The Annual Happening Features Celebrity Chef Kris Morningstar and Artwork by Famed Artists including Larry Bell, Claire Falkenstein, Ed Ruscha & Wayne White LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EAT.DRINK.ART. A Kaleidoscope of the Senses, The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery's multifaceted fundraiser invites Angelenos to tempt their palettes with delectable food, artisanal spirits and a stimulating celebration of art in all its forms on Saturday, September 13 from 7:00 to...

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...


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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.