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2014-10-29 16:26:54

Hotel in Torrance, CA, will unveil "Man in the Sun" on Nov. 1, 2014, and put it up for silent auction; proceeds will go toward helping the nonprofit organization TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blending the love of art and philanthropy, the Torrance Marriott South Bay is proud to announce an upcoming silent auction facilitated by OMG GLOBAL, LLC that will benefit Children's Hospital Los Angeles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155300 An extension of...

2014-09-30 08:28:56

First School of Dragons Companion Game Is Learning-Based Match-3 Style Game That Provides Endless Fun for Kids & Adults Alike TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JumpStart®, the leader in learning-based games for kids, today announced the launch of its new mobile game School of Dragons: Alchemy Adventure, the second game to be launched as part of the School of Dragons brand. School of Dragons is JumpStart's wildly successful multiplayer game based on DreamWorks...

2014-09-03 12:28:19

New JumpStart Learning Cloud to Serve as Base for JumpStart's Growing Network of Multi-Platform Games TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, JumpStart®, the leader in learning-based games for kids, announced a strategic alliance with Microsoft Corp. to transition its web and mobile content to the Microsoft Azure scalable cloud platform. The shift signifies the launch of the JumpStart Learning Cloud(TM), the company's platform which utilizes Azure as a base for its...

2014-09-02 12:25:59

South Bay hotel presents upcoming show where proceeds from art sales will benefit Children's Hospital Los Angeles TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Torrance Marriott South Bay will put its love of art and commitment to community on display by hosting an original paintings exhibit featuring a local artist while raising funds for Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140829/141652 Partnering with OMG Global LLC, the...

2014-09-02 12:24:42

New Multi-Platform Games - NFL RUSH GameDay Heroes and NFL RUSH Heroes & Rivals - Aim to Redefine Family Game Night TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Football League (NFL) and JumpStart®, the leader in learning-based games for kids, today announced a strategic relationship in which the companies will build and release a series of NFL-themed digital offerings for kids. Under the new deal, JumpStart will manage NFL RUSH ZONE, the league's online gaming world...

2014-07-15 23:13:20

McLaren's continuous belt system increases tensile strength of tracks, maximizing service life. Torrance, California (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 McLaren Industries introduces its NextGen TDF™ series track loader rubber tracks, featuring SpoolRite™ belting technology to handle the workload and abuse of the most powerful track loaders on the market. This proprietary continuous (jointless) belt system radically increases the tensile strength of the tracks’ internal structure, making them...

2014-07-08 23:13:38

Flexform press selected for tighter parts tolerances and lower per-part production costs. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Robinson Helicopter Company, the world’s leading manufacturer of civil helicopters, is installing a fluid cell press from Avure Technologies to enhance component production in its state-of-the-art facility in Torrance, Calif. Ideal for economical low-volume, high-quality sheet metal forming, the Avure model QFC 0.7x1.8-800 Flexform™ fluid cell press features...

2014-06-13 23:05:01

McLaren's Nu-Air semi-pneumatic tire series integrates the strength and stability of a solid tire with the smooth ride of a pneumatic tire. Torrance, California (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Featuring more than 10 years of field testing and continuous improvements of the tire structure, McLaren's Nu-Air semi-pneumatic tire series integrates the strength and stability of a solid tire with the smooth, cushioned ride of a pneumatic tire. With its lower cost per hour, the Nu-Air tire has...

2014-06-12 12:27:03

Courtyard, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites and TownePlace Suites tout complimentary high-speed Internet access, thoughtful amenities for athletes and their family and friends LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fans and athletes will get a kick out of staying at five Marriott-branded hotels while participating in or watching the American Youth Soccer Organization's National Games this summer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140612/117306) Guests will...

2014-05-20 16:27:01

Formation of strategic alliance designed to help accelerate advancement of new methods in molecular diagnostics testing and personalized predictive treatment INDIANAPOLIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today the establishment of a strategic alliance with Pathology, Inc. in Torrance, Calif., that designates the company as a Roche Molecular Center of Excellence (MCOE) for the next five years. Established in 2002, Roche's MCOE program is...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.