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2014-06-25 12:31:04

California's life science cluster is a major economic engine for the state, creating $258 billion in economic activity and over one million jobs that pay $76 billion in salaries, wages and benefits and driving the need for integrated talent SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biocom, the association for the Southern California life science community, and BayBio, the association for the Northern California life science community, today released the California Economic Impact Report, a...

2014-06-25 12:27:35

Innovative approach addresses issues such as conflicting medications or the need for follow-up tests and may be adapted by other organizations PASADENA, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative framework for identifying and addressing potential gaps in health care in outpatient settings using electronic clinical surveillance tools has been used to target patient safety across a variety of conditions, according to a study published today in the journal eGEMs....

2014-06-25 12:23:43

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today released its latest annual corporate responsibility report, detailing the company's sustainable business strategy, goals and results over the past year. The 2013 report, entitled "Achieving Balance," describes how the company is meeting increasing demand for cleaner energy, responding to customer needs and planning for the future. "At Sempra Energy, we are successful when we develop and deliver energy that is safe,...

2014-06-24 23:09:32

Injured workers receive occupational safety training in a structured learning environment. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Healthpointe recognizes that the longer an injured employee stays at home, the less inclined that he/she may be to actively participate in a work environment again. This can translate into delayed re-entry, a negative attitude, and an increased likelihood of re-injury. Fortunately, Healthpointe has established a program to accommodate individuals who have been...

2014-06-24 23:01:18

Remembering Ron McElliott and his great idea for a men's athletic club has gathered tens of thousands of people together every year. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Real Living Lifestyles is partnering with Jenn Blake Real Estate Group to sponsor the 37th Annual Old Pro's 4th of July Run & Ride event in Scripps Ranch. Since 1997 the 10K race has been dedicated to the memory of Ron McElliott (who just so happens to be Jenn Blake's dad). Both male and female winners of...

2014-06-24 08:31:43

Professionals invited to explore complex bio-manufacturing process, July 30-Aug. 1 LA JOLLA, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The inscrutable ingredients found on the labels of salad dressings might seem of little consequence to our daily lives. Same with yogurt, running shoes, refrigerators, Spandex, electronics, plastics, latex gloves, automobile tires - even beer and wine. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/120688 These products share a distinct commonality not readily...

2014-06-24 08:23:52

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles-based company, ReGreen, has successfully completed a campus-wide lighting and energy upgrade at Santa Monica College in Santa Monica, California and its satellite campuses. This project will save the college over $250,000 annually in utility expenses, reduce lighting-related energy consumption by 40%, and increase safety across the campus. The project also features the installation of controllable LED luminaires in the campus gym....

2014-06-23 08:21:31

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smell the petrol, Highway Earth is proud to present the first annual Franklin Canyon car show on Sunday June 29th from 9am -3pm. This famous Hollywood location is nestled in the heart of Beverly Hills where Andy Griffith, Lassie, Bonanza and many other classics of old and new have been filmed. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/120461 Join us, The Petersen Museum is bringing Steve McQueen's Jaguar XKSS, also...

2014-06-20 20:20:36

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropicana Student Living and UCSB Athletics announced a $1 million commitment to the school's Intercollegiate Athletics program Friday. The gift from Tropicana Student Living, a gift intention made through the Gaucho Fund to be paid over several years, will be part of The Campaign for UC Santa Barbara, the university's comprehensive campaign approaching one billion dollars to benefit university programs, students, faculty and...

2014-06-20 08:22:34

Four Television Affiliates Honored for Outstanding News Programming SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC), a diversified Spanish-language media company, today announced that television stations KBNT-CD, Univision San Diego, XHAS-TDT, Telemundo San Diego-Tijuana, KVER-CA Univision Palm Springs and KINC Univision Las Vegas, were honored with eight 2014 Pacific Southwest Regional Emmy awards in the following categories by...


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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