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2014-09-17 12:29:04

West Coast's Premier Beauty Event Welcomes Power Players from Drybar, Bumble & bumble, Smashbox, Dermalogica and more - October 1 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazur Group, L.A.'s premier executive search firm specializing in the beauty industry, will present BEAUTY BIZ ROUNDTABLE 11 (BBR11), on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 5:15-9:00 PM at Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica Hotel. This sold-out event will feature executives from the West Coast's fast growing beauty...

2014-09-11 12:21:19

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mariners and the public on the U.S. West Coast can now use an iPad(TM) and iPhone(TM) to help decrease the risk of injury or death to whales from ship strikes. Whale Alert a free mobile application originally developed in 2012 to help protect endangered right whales on the East Coast, has been updated with new features to provide mariners in the Pacific with the most current information available about whale movements and...

2014-09-09 08:20:35

Americans are leaving Sun Belt and West Coast for Midwest and Northeastern cities ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of a busy residential moving season, United Van Lines today announced the findings of its Summer Long-Distance Moving Trends Study, indicating that Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta are the most popular moving destinations. Based on United's summer moving volume data, the most popular metro areas for U.S. families to move to this peak season...

2014-09-08 08:20:52

Deal Strengthens Averna's Test-Solution Expertise and Provides Strategic Positioning on the U.S. West Coast MONTREAL, sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Averna, an industry-leading developer of test solutions and services for communications and electronics device-makers worldwide, announced today that it has acquired U.S.-based Cal-Bay Systems, a privately owned provider of test systems, test and measurement solutions, automated testing and vibration monitoring tools. This move especially...

2014-09-04 23:11:58

New staff to help The Regis Company solve complex business problems. Golden, CO (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The Regis Company is quickly expanding operations into the U.S. West Coast. The leading talent and leadership development consultancy has recently added two new team members, Elizabeth Buckley and Lee Krieger, to expand and support Regis’ client work in the region. Elizabeth has more than 20 years of experience in the field of organizational development. Earlier in her career, she...

2014-08-19 08:29:36

With locations in Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Oxnard and Camarillo, West Coast ENT provides exceptional ear, nose and throat services for patients. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While the West Coast's mild winters make for comfortable year-round temperatures, they lead to extended pollination seasons. This leads to longer bouts of the itching, sneezing, stuffiness and hay fever that can accompany a California later summer/fall. If West Coast residents...

2014-07-23 23:10:11

TeraGanix, Inc., a Texas-based company that provides farming and gardening supplies, has recently opened a second production center in Casa Grande, Arizona. The new facility, which began selling Ag1000™ along with several other EM-1 based products on July 7th, 2014, allows TeraGanix to offer greater convenience and accessibility to its customers on the west coast. Casa Grande, Arizona (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 TeraGanix has recently announced the opening of its second production facility in...

2014-07-09 16:28:40

The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles set to open fall 2014 PHILADELPHIA, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Renfrew Center, the nation's first residential eating disorder treatment facility, established in 1985, and the largest network of eating disorder treatment centers, announced today it is opening a facility in Los Angeles, CA this fall. The west coast location will be Renfrew's 16th in the U.S. The new site, like all of Renfrew's centers, specializes in the treatment of anorexia,...

2014-07-08 16:20:39

Improved infrastructure means more rail cars can be unloaded at once VANCOUVER, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Jeff Watson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, today celebrated, along with West Coast Reduction Ltd. President and CEO Barry Glotman, the completion of work to expand the rail unloading capacity of the West Coast Reduction facility at Port Metro Vancouver. The project will improve transportation of agricultural products, particularly canola oil, being...

2014-07-02 12:25:15

-- Top-Rated Hotel Draws Outdoor Enthusiasts Worldwide with Casual Elegance and Spectacular Scenery -- TOFINO, British Columbia, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wickaninnish Inn was named the #1 resort hotel in Canada by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, which announced its 2014 World's Best Awards today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140626/122101 Situated in Tofino, on Vancouver Island's rugged west coast, the Wickaninnish Inn, a member of Relais & Chateaux,...


Latest West Coast Reference Libraries

The California Current
2012-07-17 13:37:35

The California current runs north to south along the West Coast of the United States. This current has huge impacts on the weather along the west coast. Along California this current is responsible for extensive Marine Fog layers every day during the summer, especially when the land is warmer than the waters along the coast. Also in the California area this current keeps the coastal cities cooler such as San Diego. In the Northwest along the coast of Seattle this current is responsible for...

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2009-04-28 15:44:30

Brodiaea coronaria or Crown Brodiaea is indigenous to the west coast of North America growing in mountains and prairies. Blooming perennially this herb sprouts from a corm and produces tall flowers reaching nearly 10 inches in height with small stems bearing blooms that are similar to lilies. Each tubular flower opens into a corolla of six lobes each just over one inch in length boast a bright purple coloring along with three centrally located stamens and satminodes.

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2006-02-21 16:25:08

The Peruvian Pelican (Pelecanus thagus) is a member of the pelican family which lives on the west coast of South America, from Lobos de Tierra Island in Peru to Pupuya Islet in Chile. These birds are dark in color with a white stripe from the top of the bill, up to the crown and down the sides of the neck. Also, they have tufted feathers on the top of their heads. The main breeding season occurs from September to March. Females usually lay two or three eggs which are incubated for...

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2006-02-21 06:14:22

The Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) is a large sparrow and the sole member of the genus Passerella. Adults of this bird are heavily spotted and streaked underneath. In eastern and northern birds, the upper parts, wings, rump and tail are rusty and the underparts are white with streaks rusty to dark brown. Western birds have dark brown upperparts and dark brown streaks underneath. In some regions, western birds may have grey on the head and back. Their breeding habitat is wooded areas...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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