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2014-03-18 08:34:30

New Research Illustrates Statewide Community Impact of Strawberry Farming WATSONVILLE, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the California Strawberry Commission released a first-ever statewide economic report detailing the $3.4 billion economic contributions of strawberry farming to the state. The report titled, Sustaining California Communities: Economic Contributions of Strawberry Farming (February 2014) showcases the positive impact strawberries have on local...

2013-12-30 23:04:12

Paul Walker’s foundation, Reach Out WorldWide, is continuing to give to others in a touching tradition inspired by the late actor. Narconon Redwood Cliffs, Purist Car Group and Leapfrog just participated in an event at the Pajara Valley Women's Shelter with the group that provided food and gifts for women and children in need for the holidays. Watsonville, California (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Just before Christmas the Pajaro Valley Women’s Shelter received some much needed help...

2013-12-12 23:24:47

Program launches a series of holiday activities designed to give back. Watsonville, California (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 From their location in Watsonville, California, the staff of Narconon Redwood Cliffs frequently engage in community outreach and volunteering activities to help people in the surrounding areas. Most recently, on Thanksgiving day, a team from Redwood Cliffs traveled up the coast from Watsonville to nearby Santa Cruz, where they joined many other volunteers at a charity...

2013-09-20 23:19:02

Nordic Naturals Holds Special Facebook Giveaway to Benefit Schools Nationwide Watsonville, CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Committed to giving each generation what it needs to grow healthy, Nordic Naturals® announces the “What’s Essential™ School Supplies Giveaway” where one school will win $3,000 to spend on school supplies. Plus, the first 500 schools entered and verified will receive a copy of Pat Wyman’s "Amazing Grades!, 101 Best Ways to Improve Your Grades...

2013-08-20 23:24:10

The Narconon® anti-drug message is an important component for the annual National Night Out Against Crime event in this town that has struggled with gang violence. (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 On Tuesday, August 6th, Watsonville police, emergency personnel, city officials and many others gathered at twenty locations across town for a combined show of support for anti-crime and anti-drug efforts. The National Night Out Against Crime is an annual event sponsored by the National Association...

2012-10-18 07:27:57

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers live by the words, "You reap what you sow." If you are a California strawberry farmer, those words are never more true than during the holiday season, when growers take time to cultivate their strong ties to the community. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/california-strawberry-farmers-share-the-fruits-of-their-labor-this-holiday-season-174680541.html...

2012-08-27 02:22:03

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Watsonville Coast Produce is excited to announce the completion of a 739.2kW solar power system on their agricultural distribution facility in Watsonville, CA. The Solar Company is proud to have assisted Watsonville Coast Produce in achieving a more sustainable business through renewable energy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/SF63004) Located in one of the most fertile areas of California, Watsonville Coast Produce has...

2012-05-16 02:32:18

Children of Farmworkers Receive 2012 Awards to Begin and Continue their College Education WATSONVILLE, Calif., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Strawberry Commission is pleased to announce that $188,300 has been awarded to 193 students through the California Strawberry Scholarship Program for the 2012-2013 school year. Now in its 19th year, the program has awarded more than $1.5 million to 1,384 children of California strawberry farm workers. (Logo:...

2012-04-11 02:21:15

WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Naturals®, headquartered in Watsonville, CA, is celebrating Earth Week, April 16-22, with "What's Essential: Healthy People. Healthy Oceans." The multi-faceted campaign will engage consumers and social media fans around the nation toward securing a healthy future for themselves and the earth's oceans. The company's Earth Week celebration also includes plans for local, hands-on efforts. On Saturday, April 21, Nordic Naturals will...

2011-06-14 09:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DC Electronics, a San Jose, California based cable and harness assembly firm, today announced a new company initiative designed to support educational innovation in Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey counties. DC Electronics presented Beacon Education Network with a significant donation to help prepare students for success in college and the workplace. "Our community needs a smart, innovative workforce," says DC President Dave...