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2010-03-08 13:12:00

LOS ANGELES, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SCAN Health Plan, a not-for-profit Medicare Advantage Plan, has unveiled the nation's first mobile resource center built specifically for seniors and caregivers. Years in development, the "SCAN Van" features state-of-the-art technology; senior-friendly custom design components; educational resources; and senior-focused, on-board activities such as brain fitness programs, virtual bowling and more. (Photo:...

2010-02-26 11:53:00

VENTURA, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLeads, Inc. announces the launch of their innovative "show order system" (SOS), a new product used by exhibitors for point-of-sale and order taking at B2B tradeshows and B2C events. SOS is a rapid deployment software system enabling exhibitors to sell items in their booth or take orders. Items can be scanned or looked up, reseller information can be attached to orders, credit card information can be securely entered, and receipts or invoices...

2010-02-02 08:00:00

VENTURA, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- MachCUBED (www.machcubed.com) today launches the Pocket Sitar, an application for iPhone and iPod Touch that gives both longtime lovers and newcomers to the fabled Indian string instrument the chance to learn and play a sitar on a mobile device. From the makers of the Pocket Tabla, the Pocket Sitar lets anyone strum away or create the distinctive sound of bending a sitar's strings - known as a meend - on a multi-touch interface on the iPhone. The...

2010-01-06 13:08:00

VENTURA, Calif., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're restoring power at great heights or working daily on the construction site -- within this scope of work, you're in a risky environment and rely on your hard hat to keep you safe while on the job. That's why the innovators at Hammerhead Industries® have created the ultimate safety solution for your hard hat that prevents on-the-job accidents due to dropping while providing convenient stow-away capabilities -- the new...

2009-11-13 15:35:00

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help customers comply with restrictions on water use resulting from a reduced water supply, California American Water mailed local customers a water leak detection kit encouraging them to go green for the holidays and reduce water use during the winter months. California American Water's customers were supplied a leak detection kit to encourage them to check their water outlets for leaks and save water inside and outside, and...

2009-09-24 12:10:00

VENTURA, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Teams of local surfers will hit the waves off Ventura on Sept. 26 in the first Jim Beam(R) Surftag(R) U.S. National Series. In the relay competition, each surfer must catch three waves and then return to the beach to tag the next team member. Saturday, Sept. 26 will be the second of three qualifying rounds held on different Southern...

2009-09-23 05:30:00

VENTURA, Calif., Sept. 23, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California American Water will host two community meetings in Ventura on September 30, 2009 to educate and inform customers about the company's request to implement a permanent mandatory water conservation plan in its Ventura service area. Customers are encouraged to attend one of the meetings to ask questions and share their thoughts with company representatives, who will be on hand to discuss the mandatory water conservation plan....

2009-08-17 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- APCO 2009 (Booth 824) -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced the first production use of the next generation of PremierOne(TM) Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) and PremierOne Mobile application solutions by the City of Ventura, Calif. for their public safety applications for increased real-time collaboration. Ventura Police Department replaced its stand-alone public safety applications and now has the ability to access and share real-time,...

2009-06-08 15:07:00

New LifeShirt(R) to Address Data and Usability Gaps in Remote Patient Monitoring Market VENTURA, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- VivoMetrics, Inc., a leading innovator in remote patient monitoring (RPM), announced today the first complete prototype of their next generation LifeShirt for the remote monitoring of patients' vital signs by healthcare professionals. The new LifeShirt has significant advantages over currently available monitoring technologies, dramatically simplifying the way in...

2009-05-05 10:01:00

ThinkFree Server Integrator Deployment in the Cloud Lowers Software Licensing and Support Costs While Enabling Completely Paperless and Secure Document Workflow SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkFree, Inc., a leader in next-generation office productivity solutions, today announced that it has reached an agreement with the City of Ventura, Calif., to deploy its ThinkFree Server Integrator solution for 250 of the city's administration staff. ThinkFree has been chosen to form an...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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