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2014-08-11 20:22:09

Cities, water agencies collaborate to launch new web tool for IE residents INLAND EMPIRE, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 20 water agencies and city governments across the Inland Empire have collaborated to launch iEfficient.com, a comprehensive water conservation website supported by a coordinated multimedia public outreach effort urging Inland Empire residents to end water waste. At iEfficient.com, which went live today, visitors can connect to existing conservation...

2014-08-11 08:27:04

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wanda Group hereby announces that it has won the bid for a plot of land located at 9900 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. Wanda plans to invest USD1.2 billion to construct a mixed-use development. Wanda successfully beat out more than ten bidders from Asia and North America for the project. The project site is located in a prime luxury residential area, only ten minutes walking distance from Rodeo Drive, recognized as one of...

2014-08-11 08:23:48

Damage to natural gas pipelines most often caused by accidental "dig-ins" LOS ANGELES, Aug.11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is National 811 Day and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is joining other utilities around the country to remind contractors, homeowners and businesses to "call 811 before you dig" at a construction site, in the yard or at your business to avoid costly and potentially dangerous damage to utility-owned natural gas lines and other underground utility-owned...

2014-08-08 16:22:14

California's Classic Oceanfront Race will take place on February 1st of next year in Huntington Beach, California. HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers for the 19th annual Surf City USA Marathon announced registration levels reached an all-time high for the month of July and attributed the high volumes to racers who are traveling from out of town to compete. California's Classic Oceanfront Race will take place on February 1(st) of next year in Huntington...

2014-08-06 23:00:32

Players in Preparation for Practices Taking Place at California State University San Bernardino Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Members of the UCLA Bruins football team visited patients at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital on Thursday, July 31. Four freshman players played video games, puzzles and chatted up with kids on the hematology/oncology unit at the hospital. “The kids were eager and excited to have the Bruins visit,” said Dorothy Brooks from LLUCH’s child...

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...


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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