Latest Southern California Stories

2014-05-08 12:29:27

SAN MARCOS, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CSUSM is offering an intensive two-year Pre-Health Professions post-baccalaureate certificate beginning in Fall 2014 that will provide students with the science and math courses they need to prepare for entrance into various Health Professions programs such as Medical, Dental, Optometry and Veterinary Schools. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130807/LA60578LOGO Many post-baccalaureate individuals decide to change...

2014-05-08 08:32:46

Intertek Signs 46,142 SF Long-Term Lease to Join Inovio Pharmaceuticals and Genalyte as New Tenants at the Sorrento Valley Property since April 2013 SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced the signing of a new long-term lease with Intertek USA, Inc., a division of Intertek Group plc (LSE: ITRK), for 46,142 square feet at the company's Wateridge Summit property in San Diego, California. Intertek Pharmaceutical Services, a division...

2014-05-07 23:06:17

The families of murder victims and violent crime survivors gathered at a candlelight vigil outside the Riverside Historic Courthouse to heal and keep alive the legacy of their loved ones. Today’s D.A. Magazine talked with some of those in attendance about the cathartic significance of the annual National Crime Victims’ Rights Week event. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Sabine Durden said she felt as if she was lost in a crowd after her only son was killed. “Being here with...

2014-05-07 16:27:55

Meruelo Media "Saves KDAY" closing in record time the purchase of the popular format to grow its broadcast media portfolio in two key US Radio Metros LOS ANGELES, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meruelo Media, Southern California's leading minority-owned media group, and the owner of Spanish language television stations MundoFOX 22 and Super 22, today announced the completed purchase of KDAY 93.5 FM, Los Angeles' original hip-hop and R&B radio station during a luncheon to its...

2014-05-06 23:00:32

Rice Pollution Solution Takes Home Top Prize of $20,000 - Vena wins $11,000 in Three Categories San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 University of San Diego (USD) Center for Peace and Commerce (CPC) Social Innovation Challenge 2014 (http://www.sandiegosocialinnovation.org) announced the social innovation projects that took home $73,500 in cash. This multi-university effort, led by USD, reviewed more that 115 projects with 8 cash prizes being awarded on Friday, May 2, 2014. “The judges...

2014-05-06 08:25:53

Company Recognized At SCE's Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration CHINO, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Edison (SCE) joined the national celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month for its ninth annual celebration to show appreciation to its customers, business partners, and community organizations on May 2(nd). Lollicup USA was awarded an Energy Efficiency Participation Award, alongside Din Tai Fung USA, after adding a...

2014-05-05 16:26:36

Former New York State Health Commissioner to Lead Southern California Clinical Operations PASADENA, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH, the New York state commissioner of health, has joined Kaiser Permanente Southern California as senior vice president and chief operating officer for Clinical Operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO In this role, Dr. Shah will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of high-quality care and...

2014-05-02 23:07:26

What’s Trending Now™ feature revolutionizes the way that local businesses can market directly to potential patrons in a hyper-local area. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Stratosphere Marketing Solutions (http://www.joinstratosphere.com) today announced it has officially launched its new flagship program, ‘All About’, with the new website, AllAboutConejo.com (http://www.allaboutconejo.com); the first in a number of hyper-local B2C websites that will be launched in...

2014-05-02 12:21:00

SAN DIEGO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BuyAutoParts.com, an online auto parts retailer based in San Diego has been named to the prestigious Internet Retailer 2014 Top 500 Guide for the second year in a row. This year the company ranks at number 387, jumping up 35 positions from their ranking of 422 last year. BuyAutoParts.com also ranks 9(th) in the Automotive Parts/Accessories category this year, an improvement from 11(th) in 2013....

2014-05-02 08:27:01

Eco Red ShieldTM Protected Lumber Specified for use by Lancaster, California Desert Crest Developer as Southern California Wild Fires Start Breaking Out VISTA, Calif., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today that the Wells Eason development in West Lancaster, California is now ready to proceed with construction of two more model homes for the Desert Crest Project located in West Lancaster, CA. The project is currently underway with...

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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