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2014-10-30 16:25:49

Kahane Teams Up with John Tiffany for Staged Version Of The Ambassador At BAM, UCLA, and Carolina Performing Arts NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A follow up to The Ambassador, hailed by Rolling Stone as "one of the year's very best albums," the Haircuts & Airports EP is a continuation of Gabriel Kahane's musical exploration of Los Angeles. It is available as a free download for a limited time at Playbill.com starting on October 31(st). On November 4(th) it will be...

2014-10-28 23:15:04

Co-eds are partying with hot mobile app Sobrr this Halloween. Perfect for club, concert, bar, or sports gatherings, Sobrr takes the scary out of social, enabling no-regrets, spontaneous interactions that expire within 24 hours -- unless both parties agree they're a match. October 28, 2014 (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Emeryville, California: Having attracted 30k new users in just two months, fandom across U.S. campuses is growing, and Sobrr is rewarding the enthusiasm with All Hallows...

2014-10-07 23:02:47

Use of Digital App Results in 15.7% Lower Spending San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Americans have always struggled to save money. Groundbreaking new research shows how a simple digital app can dramatically increase savings. “Preliminary results indicate that the typical app user decreased their monthly spending by 15.7 percent,” said Yaron Levi of UCLA, the principal researcher on the study. “Almost all of this decrease came in the form of discretionary spending, with...

nitrogen atoms
2014-09-30 03:00:48

Susan Brown, University of California - San Diego No need for delivery by comet Chemical fingerprints of the element nitrogen vary by extremes in materials from the molecules of life to the solar wind to interstellar dust. Ideas for how this great variety came about have included alien molecules shuttled in by icy comets from beyond our solar system and complex chemical scenarios. New experiments using a powerful source of ultraviolet light have shown that no extra-solar explanation...

2014-09-17 12:22:54

SDG&E, UCLA helped to develop Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index RIVERSIDE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U. S. Department of Agriculture/U.S. Forest Service, in collaboration with San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and UCLA, today unveiled a new web-based tool to classify the fire threat potential of a weather phenomenon unique to Southern California - the powerful, hot, dry Santa Ana winds that can turn a spark into an inferno. The Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index, which...

2014-09-15 23:05:12

The conference will be held November 11-12 at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and will focus on the economic, environmental and community benefits that result from the development of a robust local food infrastructure. The conference is ideal for farmers, investors, technology companies, city planners, community and economic development directors, suppliers and restaurant owners. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Local food policy, urban agriculture strategy, and business...

2014-08-11 23:07:52

The Mesothelioma Victims Center stands well above other mesothelioma advocates in the nation when it comes to diagnosed victims getting the best possible financial compensation by making certain every single victim is connected to one of the nation's most skilled compensation attorneys and has the most up-to-date information on the best possible medical treatment(s). As the Center would like to explain with one call to 866-714-6466, diagnosed victims who live in California have the...

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...

2014-07-30 12:22:40

LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Company of Los Angeles West is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box portable moving and self-storage pods to students and faculty at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and surrounding areas who were affected by the recent water main break that has caused severe flooding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b With a U-Box portable moving and self-storage pod, you can conveniently pick up...

2014-07-30 08:33:32

LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Urology Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard David has been named Clinical Professor of Urology, Voluntary at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. A nationally known expert in urologic cancers, Dr. David has served on the UCLA clinical faculty for 24 years. He sees patients at his Skyline Urology office in Sherman Oaks. "I have truly valued my time on the UCLA Clinical faculty. I was taught to always put the patient first. I...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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