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2014-09-10 08:27:34

A Film That is Changing Our Country, One State at a Time SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Chelsea's Light Foundation, in conjunction with the San Diego Film Festival, announced a Pre-Festival screening of "Chelsea's Light: A Brother's Journey" on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. The film chronicles the journey of Tyler King and his quest to stop crimes against children and the predators who commit them. Tyler is the brother of Chelsea King, who was raped and...

2014-09-10 08:24:37

Los Angeles-Based Water Technology Company Unveils Air Water Dispensers; Three Models Tailored to Drinking Water and Non-Potable Needs LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine filling your glass with clean, fresh drinking water made from the air. While it may sound like science fiction, a new Los Angeles-based company, Skywell LLC, is making it a reality in Southern California. In the midst of the region's worst drought in history, the water-technology company is rolling...

2014-09-10 08:24:30

Family fun day supports San Diego Youth Services, while educating the community on the importance of energy efficiency SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneRoof Energy, Inc., a residential solar services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (TSXV:ON), will host SunFest!, a family fun day at San Diego's Balboa Park (next to the Hall of Champions) on Saturday, Sept. 20, from noon to 4 p.m. PT. The event is a part of OneRoof Energy's larger...

2014-09-09 16:21:42

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven finalists have been chosen from more than 60 entries for the 2014 Sentinel Awards, showcasing a diverse range of topics such as substance abuse, Asperger's syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder, HIV/AIDS and climate change. Now in its 15th year, the Sentinel Awards are presented in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by Hollywood, Health & Society, a program of The Norman Lear Center at the...

2014-09-09 12:29:14

LA JOLLA, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), a not-for-profit genomic research organization, announced today they have hired Nicole DeBerg as Chief Operating Officer (COO). DeBerg is based in the JCVI La Jolla, California facility and reports to J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., Founder, Chairman and CEO for JCVI and Karen Nelson, Ph.D., JCVI President. She will be responsible for a variety of operational functions at JCVI including finance...

2014-09-09 08:26:21

Yearly Competition Hosts Over 5,000 Participants To Benefit Children's Hospital Los Angeles' Pediatric Cancer Research Program MALIBU, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 28(th) year, the Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox returns to Zuma Beach on September 14, 2014 for its highly anticipated annual competition. The Classic Distance race hosts some of the world's finest athletes, philanthropists, celebrities and supporters to benefit Children's Hospital Los...

2014-09-08 12:35:03

Four New Locations Providing Free Phones and Wireless Service to Families in Need SHREVEPORT, La., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Budget Prepay, Inc., d/b/a Budget Mobile, has launched operations in San Diego, opening the second local full-service retail store today in El Cajon. Budget's San Diego operations include two customer service kiosks and two brick and mortar retail stores offering free wireless services and phones to qualified customers under the California LifeLine Program -- a...

2014-09-04 08:28:26

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC), a diversified Spanish-language media company, today announced that its El Show de Erazno y La Chokolata is the top program in Afternoon Drive Time in English or Spanish among Latino Adults 18-49 in nine major U.S. Latino markets: Los Angeles, CA; Sacramento, CA; Riverside-San Bernardino, CA; Monterey-Salinas, CA; Stockton, CA; Denver, CO; Phoenix, AZ; Las Vegas, NV; and Reno, NV. "We are...

2014-09-03 16:27:18

AARP Ambassadors Dan Marino, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, Samantha Brown Kick-Off Events Supporting Volunteer Projects Across the City SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Americans 50+ have geared up to donate their time as AARP hosts a multitude of volunteer opportunities at its biannual Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego, from September 4-6. Attendees will discover their real possibilities by contributing to community service activities including the...

2014-09-03 12:32:08

Live Audio Webcast will be on September 10, 2014 SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX) announced today that Kevin Gorman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Neurocrine Biosciences, will be presenting at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference in New York City. The live presentation takes place on Wednesday, September 10 at 11:30am ET (8:30am PT). The presentation will be webcast and may be accessed on the Company's...


Latest Southern California Reference Libraries

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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