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2014-08-05 23:12:27

Continuing with the Chandler's Roofing tradition of delivering high quality products and services to Southern California residents, the new chandlersroofing.com provides improved customer experience and content on any digital platform. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Chandler’s Roofing, the leading roofing and solar contractor in Southern California, announced the release of the new and improved chandlersroofing.com today. The new website provides a more engaging and...

2014-08-05 23:05:50

Awards Given to Government Agencies Committed to Engaging with Citizens, Increasing Transparency and Making Communities More Business-Friendly San Ramon, California (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government agencies, announced today the winners of the Accela Engage 2014 Customer Awards, created to honor government agencies that leverage the Accela Civic Platform to engage with citizens, businesses and professionals in the communities...

2014-08-05 00:21:04

Previous vaccination lowers the risk of shingles among older patients undergoing chemotherapy by 42 percent PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The herpes zoster vaccine continues to be effective in protecting older adults against shingles, even after they undergo chemotherapy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers examined the electronic...

2014-08-04 23:06:35

Over 1,000 Megawatts in PPAs Now Under Contract for Nation's Leading Independent Solar PV Developer California (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 8minutenergy Renewables, LLC today announced the signing of a 20-year contract to sell 51 megawatts-ac of clean, renewable solar energy from its Borden Solar Farm project in Madera County, Calif., to Southern California Edison (SCE). The transaction was conducted between SCE and 41MB 8me LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of California-based 8minutenergy...

2014-08-04 16:26:22

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mantra for treatment for high blood pressure has been "the lower, the better," but that goal can potentially put patients at risk of kidney failure or death, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers examined the electronic health records of nearly 400,000 Kaiser Permanente patients in Southern California...

2014-08-01 04:21:19

PARIS, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Euro Disney S.C.A. today announced the nomination of Tom Wolber to the position of President of Euro Disney S.A.S., the management company of both Euro Disney S.C.A., the holding company, and Euro Disney Associes S.C.A., the operator of Disneyland(R) Paris, in replacement of Philippe Gas named General Manager of Shanghai Disney Resort. "One of our greatest assets is the global strength of our teams," said Tom Staggs, chairman of...

2014-07-31 23:23:03

From Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris & Hoffman: Board of Trustees agree to pay $2.5 million in settlement of wrongful death civil rights case. The California State San Bernardino campus will also revise its crisis intervention policies and require that its police officers complete a minimum of 32 hours of Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) by December 31, 2015. San Bernardino California (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Plaintiffs Barbara Williams and E. Paul Williams have finalized a...

2014-07-31 23:22:13

‘Anytime. Anywhere,’ Is U-T’s Commitment to Customers San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 U-T San Diego announced it is expanding digital platform solutions for its advertisers. The U-T is offering a range of new services that will help customers establish or enhance their digital presence. “Local businesses need a trusted partner to help identify strategies that will work. We can help them navigate the digital landscape to ensure they can achieve their business goals,” said...

2014-07-31 23:19:39

The Bill Howe Family of Companies has made the San Diego Business Journal’s Best Places List for a fourth time. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The Bill Howe Family of Companies was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in San Diego. This 8th annual program was created by the San Diego Business Journal and Best Companies Group, and sponsored by Moss Adams LLP, Kaiser Permanente, United Concordia, Active Network, and Paradise Point. The Bill Howe Family of Companies has...

2014-07-30 23:13:43

Energy leader receives quick approval for the largest funded project to date in California. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced the California Energy Commission’s approval of the largest funded Proposition 39 allocation to date. Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, the 8th largest district in Los Angeles County representing over 20,000 students, received $5.3 million in approved funding as part of an...


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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