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2014-01-07 12:27:12

Richard H. Scheller and Thomas C. Sudhof on Tuesday, March 4 NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation today announced that the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles will host the 2014 Lasker Lectures featuring recipients of the 2013 Lasker Awards. The annual Lasker Lectures feature presentations by laureates who explore pressing scientific questions related to biomedical research. This is the first time...

2014-01-07 12:22:32

SCAQMD and Exide Tests Show Plant-Wide 95% Arsenic Emissions Reductions, Company Poised to Make Additional Investments LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exide Technologies (OTC: XIDEQ) reported today that a recent South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) report underscores the company's success in substantially reducing arsenic emissions at its battery recycling facility in Vernon, CA. Since identifying elevated emissions levels early last year, the company has...

2014-01-06 23:04:19

The 3-day conference will focus on lifestyle medicine and the built environment as it relates to children Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Loma Linda University School of Public Health (LLUSPH) is hosting the first Healthy People in Healthy Communities (HPHC), a three-day conference focusing on lifestyle medicine and the built environment as it relates to kids. HPHC, presented by Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital (LLUCH), will be held March 3-5, 2014 on the Loma Linda...

2014-01-06 16:27:38

WHITTIER, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCUHS) is proud to announce its participation in the first ever VA chiropractic residency training program. On December 6, 2013, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) unveiled its plan to initiate a pioneering chiropractic residency program beginning in July, 2014. The focus of each VA residency program is Integrated Clinical Practice, with training that will emphasize the provision...

2014-01-06 12:26:30

Popular Attractions Include Radiator Springs Racers in Cars Land, New Entertainment Such as 'Mickey and the Magical Map' at Disneyland Park and original 'World of Color' returning to Disney California Adventure Park ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California residents can "show their Disney side" in 2014 as the Disneyland Resort once again presents a ticket offer especially for them, with options for two or three days of fun and adventure at the parks - all...

2014-01-04 23:02:34

Meeting Increasing Demand and Changing Consumer Attitudes for Jewelry (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 To fill the needs of savvy, sophisticated customers, Pasadena Gold and Jewelry has implemented plans to expand its custom jewelry design activities and its footprint as the foremost jeweler in Texas. This moves marks Pasadena Gold and Jewelry’s most significant move since the introduction of the “Create Bar” in last quarter of 2013, underscoring the continually transition into onsite...

2013-12-31 23:03:02

For the fourth straight year, Arnco Construction Products will be supplying the spray foam that is vital to the Universities' award winning entries. South Gate, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 ArncoPathway, one of the world's largest suppliers of polyurethane products, announces a unique application of monolithic spray foam, the signature offering of its' Arnco Construction Products (ACP) division. Arnco Construction Products' (ACP) monolithic spray foam is known throughout...

2013-12-26 23:02:41

Don't miss work or holiday family get-togethers because of the flu - get vaccinated now at Healthpointe or where you work. La Mirada, California (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 The holiday season has arrived, but not everyone is getting their flu vaccinations. Flu vaccinations are important as they are known to prevent an outbreak of the flu, protect individuals from countless viruses and save lives. After all, who wants to be sick during the holidays? Healthpointe, Southern California’s...

2013-12-26 16:20:08

Beverly Hills Cab Co. is the superior form of transportation to get across the clogged freeways of Los Angeles and West Hollywood LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Those in colder climates hightailing to sunny Los Angeles for a sunny vacation from the winter chill may be wondering which Los Angeles cab to use when making their way around the city. After all, while other major cities such as San Francisco or New York City offer plenty of options for public transportation like...

2013-12-24 08:20:40

PALMDALE, Calif., Dec. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Palmdale Integration Center of Excellence employees provided more than $105,000 to local organizations, benefiting homeless shelters, the disabled, elder and children care services, and food banks as a part of their annual holiday giving campaign. The company has supported this employee-driven program for more than 50 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO)...


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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