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2014-04-14 12:21:21

PALMDALE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from Antelope Valley area high schools proved on April 5 that imagination and dedication can ignite innovation. Competing in the annual Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) High School Innovation Challenge (HSIC), the students took on an engineering problem with limited budget, resources and time. The challenge is modeled each year after a current Northrop Grumman program or engineering capability....

2014-04-10 23:30:41

VisitTemeculaValley.com announces 11 Southern California Wine Country Down-to-Earth Indulgences including A Grape Escape balloon adventure, Baily Estate private wine tasting, Spa Pechanga Bamboo Massage, Vineyard Rose Chef’s Table, golfing Journey at Pechanga, Leoness Cellars wine tasting, Temecula Olive Oil tasting, Thornton Winery Champagne Jazz gourmet supper, Umi Sushi and Oyster Bar, Vail Ranch Steakhouse, and GrapeSeed Spa’s Vino Vinyasa. Welcoming more than 2 million visitors...

2014-04-10 12:21:26

Establishes Southern California center for in-production commercial airplanes customer support SEATTLE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced it is centralizing customer support for in-service airplanes at its Boeing Commercial Airplanes Engineering Design Center in Southern California, as the company continues to focus on increasing competitiveness while enabling continued growth of the global airline industry. "We're creating a single location for...

2014-04-10 00:22:07

Action-sports blogger documents her Southern California adventure with wireless technology. IRVINE, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While most of the United States endured a harsh winter this year, Southern Californians enjoyed yet another mild season. But it's not just the weather that makes SoCal special. It's also blessed with some of the most beautiful geography in the world, framed by the azure splendor of the Pacific on one side and dramatic mountains and desert scenery...

2014-04-09 20:21:50

- California's Longest-Continuing Free Arts Education Initiative Has Introduced 800,000 Students to the Magic of the Performing Arts - LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 18,000 fifth grade-students are dancing together on April 9-11, 2014 on The Music Center Plaza as part of the 44(th) Annual Blue Ribbon Children's Festival. After weeks of in-class preparation, the students attend a live performance for free and then perform a special piece choreographed just for...

2014-04-09 16:25:55

PASADENA, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who participated in any level of moderate to vigorous physical activity had a lower risk of hospital readmission within 30 days, compared to those who were inactive, according to a study published today in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers examined the electronic health records of 6,042 Kaiser Permanente...

2014-04-09 16:23:26

Her Voice for Epilepsy Foundation on TV and Radio Supports More Than 2 Million People in the U.S. Living with Seizures, including over 200,000 in Southern California. LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation and the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles are proud to announce spokesperson Elizabeth Espinosa will be talking about epilepsy on Southern California radio's KFI AM 640 as a host of Thompson and Espinosa, which airs weekdays from 1-3...

2014-04-08 23:32:08

Southern California Trade Show expected to carry great impact this year amid rebounding car sales. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 During the much anticipated 2014 Southern California Independent Dealer Trade Show, Autoshopper.com will sponsor and exhibit. The show will carry an even greater impact this year amid rebounding car sales, and rejuvenated excitement for workshops dealing with social media and internet sales training. This year’s meeting have a broad array of talented workshop hosts...

2014-04-08 08:37:29

Optomi adds Fourth Office and National Sales Presence ROSWELL, Ga., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optomi has opened a Southern California office and established a national accounts team to support its continued growth. The IT staffing firm's next phase of expansion comes on the heels of a successful first year of business. Optomi is currently trending as one of the fastest growing national IT staffing firms and was recently recognized by the Staffing Industry Analysts for being one...

2014-04-07 16:24:40

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Los Angeles' premier outdoor concert destination, "5 Towers" at Universal CityWalk celebrates the return of the "Spring Concert Series" this Friday, April 11, and will include an exclusive performance by the top 12 finalists of NBC's Emmy Award-winning series "The Voice" on Tuesday, April 15, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The concert series lineup also features international pop/R&B singer Jason DeRulo in his only scheduled U.S....


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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