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2014-04-19 23:02:23

Additional security fencing & lighting enhances overall safety at River Road Mini Storage, a self storage in Paso Robles facility. http://www.ministoragepasorobles.com/ Paso Robles, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Local business owner Rick Runnells recently announced the addition of added security fencing and lighting to his Paso Robles self storage facility. His business, River Road Mini Storage, is located at 1631 North River Road in Paso Robles, CA. “We take pride in offering storage...

2014-04-18 23:01:01

With the expansion of the HERO program into Orange County and soon Los Angeles County, Chandler’s Roofing has become a registered HERO Program contractor, providing additional financing resources for cool roofing and solar projects. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Southern California’s leading roofing and solar contractor, Chandler’s Roofing, announced today the roll-out of the HERO financing program for their Southern California Customers. The HERO program directly impacts...

2014-04-18 23:00:29

Rodent Guys has expanded their service area into Upland and Claremont, CA for rat pest control and attic cleaning. Claremont and Upland, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Rat and rodent infestations are common in house attics and crawlspaces in Southern California homes. These animals are unsanitary and carry diseases that are unhealthy for humans. These rodents also chew wiring and other materials causing significant damage if not eradicated immediately. This makes rat removal in Upland and...

2014-04-17 23:11:47

Healthy Spot has made a positive impact on local animal welfare through a variety of programs they have created. “Round Up For Rescues” tops the list with raising over $100,000 for various groups and organizations committed to help animals in need or raising awareness to animal welfare issues. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Healthy Spot, a Southern California pet retailer, is not only known for providing the healthiest food options and quality products for four-legged...

2014-04-17 20:21:13

UNITY, Maine, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A movement that began on November 13, 2012, at a 350.org event featuring environmental activist Bill McKibben and Unity College President Stephen Mulkey, has reached its most significant milestone to date. Pitzer College of Claremont, California, has announced its intention to divest from investments in fossil fuels. With an endowment valued at $125 million, Pitzer silenced critics who said that the divestment movement in...

2014-04-16 16:23:42

Public Invited to Attend Conference Focused on Water Conservation, Sustainability and Energy-Efficient Building Design LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is hosting the 13(th) Annual Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo: Navigating the Road Ahead on Thursday, April 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Energy Resource Center, 9240 Firestone Blvd, in Downey. The expo is Southern California's longest-running and largest sustainability...

2014-04-16 08:27:23

7,000 Attendees Meeting at Anaheim Convention Center ANAHEIM, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orange County Visitors Association (OCVA) and the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau (AOCVCB) announced that Orange County (known worldwide as "The OC") will host Perfect (China) Co., Ltd this May. This international conference represents the largest singular group meeting from China to ever visit the United States....

2014-04-15 23:15:39

San Gabriel Valley's largest and longest running Easter Sunrise Service to draw over 900 early risers. Whittier, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Rose Hills and Whittier Area Clergy Association welcomes the public to San Gabriel Valley’s largest and longest running Easter Sunrise Service at 6:00 a.m. inside Gate One of the Memorial Park. A Rose Hills tradition for 62 years now, President R. Wyatt Powell of Whittier Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will deliver this...

2014-04-14 23:03:03

Distributors and manufacturers meet in Chicago for the Gases and Welding Distributor Association's annual SMC event. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Over 500 welding and gas professionals joined Uniweld Products in Chicago for the GAWDA 2014 Spring Management Conference. Distributors and manufacturers meet each year for their industry group GAWDA. GAWDA is an acronym for “Gases and Welding Distributor Association”. This year’s annual event was held at the Sheraton...

2014-04-14 20:22:48

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) and the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) distributed a press release last Friday, April 11, announcing a halt to the construction of a $150 million project--the 45-story Pinnacle Towers--in San Diego due to the failure of subcontractor Clayton Wall & Ceiling Systems Inc.'s (CWCS) to be properly licensed in California. The unannounced inspection of the construction site...


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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