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2014-06-13 20:22:13

Prado at Del Sur offers single-family homes in close proximity to resort-style amenities SAN DIEGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, today announced the debut of Prado, a spectacular collection of homes nestled within San Diego's premier master-planned community of Del Sur. The community offers an affluent address and an ideal location just walking distance to top-rated schools and upscale amenities including...

2014-06-13 16:20:31

NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE 15 CAJON PASS TO BE REDUCED TO 4 LANES SAN BERNARDINO & HIGH DESERT, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the Interstate 15 (I-15) Cajon Pass Rehabilitation Project, Northbound lanes on the I-15 from Highway 138 to Oak Hill Road will be reduced down to four lanes beginning Sunday, June 15(th). As part of the project's safety effort to maintain shoulder access during construction, crews will be re-striping lanes on the I-15 converting the...

2014-06-13 12:27:27

SAN DIEGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EvoNexus, San Diego's only fully pro-bono startup incubator, is now housing 28 companies in its downtown and UTC offices. EvoNexus is the technology incubator of CommNexus, a leading non-profit trade organization that works to bolster Southern California high-tech industries. "Every application round typically brings in a wide range of startups. We found it interesting that of the 9 companies we admitted in this round of 104...

2014-06-13 08:22:35

"The Hottest Party of the Summer" features two days of jazz, R&B and soul music in the heart of Southern California SAN DIMAS, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Events is proud to announce the details of the 19(th) Annual JazzFest West, presented by Bank of the West, at Frank G. Bonelli Park in San Dimas, CA on July 19 & 20, 2014. The festival combines world-class musicians from the genres of Jazz, R&B and Soul music on two, alternating stages....

2014-06-12 23:12:11

VisitTemeculaValley.com announces the Autumnfest 2014 Top 10 Festivals and Special Events in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country including hot air balloon flights, live music, California-Certified Farmers Markets, California Wine Month, Temecula Valley International Film Festival, farm activities, olive ranch tours, grape stomps, a quilt show, Harvest Celebration Barrel Tasting, and Thanksgiving week. Welcoming more than 2 million visitors each year, the casual, picturesque...

2014-06-12 23:00:40

Qualcomm, Zoological Society of San Diego, and University of San Diego Leaders to provide insight into their leadership formulas at exclusive panel at the awards and networking event, Sept. 24, 2014. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 San Diego Magazine, LLC and Social Global Mobile, LLC are ramping up for San Diego Magazine’s annual “Woman of the Year” event happening Sept. 24, 2014, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in La Jolla, CA. The call is now open to nominate female leaders...

2014-06-11 23:12:57

SounDiegoOnline.com is one of San Diego’s premier car stereo dealers and recently added a new “Alpine Stereo San Diego” webpage featuring some of their most popular Alpine car stereos, navigation systems, and car DVD players. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Soundiego stereo center, located in central San Diego, California, is one of the few authorized Alpine stereo dealers in their area. Soundiego is a one-stop shop for all things Alpine, including stereos, amplifiers, car DVD...

2014-06-10 16:26:51

Users can utilize Kuyam, an online scheduling platform, to book local beauty and fitness appointments at a discounted price during Beautify LA. LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kuyam, a local online scheduling platform, will host the second Beautify LA event from June 14-21, 2014. For one week only, locals can book their favorite beauty or fitness appointments at participating salons and studios throughout Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Venice, Marina del Rey, Playa del...

2014-06-10 12:31:28

LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 23,000 individuals, families, businesses and community groups laced up across five Southern California locations for the 2014 Walk for Kids, benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California (RMHCSC). Spirited teams turned out to raise an all-time high of $2.35 million for six Ronald McDonald Houses, two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms and Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times®. The organization raised over $2.35...

2014-06-10 08:31:20

Nomination marks 2nd year in a row James Edwards will represent Southern California's leading emergency physician's group as a finalist MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP has announced that James ("Jamey") Edwards, CEO of Emergent Medical Associates, Southern California's leading emergency physician's group, was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(®) 2014 program in the Greater Los Angeles region. The award...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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