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2014-08-26 23:01:03

For a limited time, residents of California's Central Valley can obtain a no-charge hearing evaluation at any of 10 Hear For Life Hearing Aid Centers locations. Fresno CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 For a limited time, the hearing care specialists at Hear For Life Hearing Aid Centers are offering complimentary hearing evaluations. This promotion is valid at all 10 Central California locations - Bakersfield, Fresno, Delano, Porterville, Hanford, Selma, Madera, Tulare, Reedley and Visalia....

2014-08-26 16:29:43

VISALIA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Center for Worker Freedom: Farm workers will gather in Visalia, California on Tuesday to protest their treatment by state labor officials. Workers at Fresno-based Gerawan Farming Inc, led by Silvia Lopez, do not want to be forced to pay three percent of their wages to the United Farm Workers (UFW) union. Last November Gerawan workers held a decertification election, but the...

2014-05-16 23:08:29

The pioneer citrus grower in Visalia, CA uses ClimateMinder to monitor the soil moisture and EC conditions remotely in real-time. Visalia, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Larry Peltzer, a 4th generation citrus grower in Visalia, CA, was able to improve his water efficiency by up to 40% by reducing the watering time and frequency, thanks to the real-time soil moisture data collected by his wireless ClimateMinder stations. “By closely monitoring the soil moisture trends through the profile on our...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.