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Wild Bison Thrive With More Humane And Cost-effective Approach To Population Control
2013-12-18 16:39:04

Santa Catalina Island Conservancy The wild bison roaming Catalina Island are a major attraction for the nearly 1 million tourists who visit the Channel Island's most popular destination every year. But managing the number of bison so that the herd remains healthy and doesn't endanger the health of the rest of the Island has been a major challenge for wildlife biologists. A new study by the Catalina Island Conservancy scientists, published in the December supplement of the Journal of Zoo...

2013-12-18 16:23:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The countdown to 2014 begins at Universal CityWalk as The Entertainment Capital of L.A. ushers in the new year with Los Angeles' biggest and most dynamic New Year's Eve celebration featuring spectacular fireworks displays, thousands of pounds of confetti, and non-stop live concert and DJ performances throughout Universal CityWalk and Universal Studios Hollywood to welcome 2014. (Photo:...

2013-12-11 12:22:52

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and the U.S. Forest Service have partnered to preserve and protect a 66-acre parcel known as Descanso Junction in the Cleveland National Forest. The land borders a one-mile stretch of Highway 79 on the western slope of Guatay Mountain. It protects a part of the upper Sweetwater River watershed, the largest of three local watersheds. The acquisition of the Descanso Junction property also preserves and...

GPS Natural Disaster Warning System NASA
2013-12-11 09:35:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Existing GPS technologies have been enhanced by scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego to develop new systems for California and elsewhere to provide warning of hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis and extreme weather events. Forecasters at NOAA National Weather Service offices in Oxnard and San Diego, California demonstrated the new technology in July, using it...

2013-12-11 08:35:03

New functions to support U.S. Department of Defense data link needs CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. government has awarded ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) a development contract for Block Upgrade 2 (BU2) hardware and software upgrades to its Multifunctional Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminals (MIDS-LVT) Link-16 terminals, valued at $33,469,487 with options of $5,713,160. The order resulted from a solicitation from Space and Naval Warfare Systems...

2013-12-10 23:22:58

Coming in as 4th overall, Geary LSF is recognized as one of the largest agencies in the Greater San Diego area. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Headquartered in San Francisco with a large office in San Diego, Geary LSF, a global full-service digital marketing agency, is pleased to announce that it has made San Diego Business Journal’s annual list of Largest Advertising Agencies. “Being recognized as one of the largest advertising agencies in San Diego is an...

2013-12-10 12:29:00

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11TH, 2013 LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 6(th) Annual DFR (Digital Family Reunion) 2013 will be held at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. This year's event is co-sponsored with socalTECH.com, whose exclusive list honoring the newest generation of technology pioneers and leaders in the region will be revealed as part of the socalTECH 50 along with their annual celebration following the award ceremony. Among this group of honorees,...

2013-12-10 12:22:40

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Al's Beef, Chicago's iconic Italian beef sandwich shop since 1938, is about to make its grand entrance into Southern California. The first California location will open December 14(th) in the Chino Spectrum followed quickly, in March, by location two in Alhambra. Plans are in the works for a major Southern California expansion in the next year. Al's Beef dominates the Italian beef market in Chicago and is poised to do the same here in...

2013-12-09 23:20:25

Suptil’s 2,500-mile trek from Chicago to Los Angeles concludes at the Santa Monica Pier. (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 French cyclist Thierry Suptil made history this past week as the first person to ride the full 2,448 miles of Route 66 on an ElliptiGO elliptical cycle. A newcomer to the ElliptiGO, but an experienced cyclist and innovator in the industry, Suptil was drawn to the challenge of riding this iconic highway by himself on this innovative device. Averaging 47 miles per day, it...

2013-12-09 23:01:16

Get Away Today offers a number of packages to the Disneyland Resort, and is knowledgeable of the new attractions available to guests of the resort. Ogden, UT (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Get Away Today offers a number of packages to the Disneyland Resort, and is knowledgeable of the new attractions available to guests of the resort. The Disneyland Resort is well known for its “Imagineering Team,” the group responsible for the constant innovations occurring in the attractions at the park....


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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