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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,...

2014-06-26 16:21:05

NORTH BERGEN, New Jersey, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Retail System (NRS) one of the leading 3PL logistics providers in North America has today released the results of its survey on how a West Coast ports strike could impact logistics in the USA. With a strike looming as the holiday season gets nearer, the NRS' survey [https://www.nationalretailsystems.com/2014/06/26/survey-shows-west-coast-port-strike-will-impact-us-logistics ] found that only 52% of the companies...

2014-06-18 23:08:35

Telematics Update has re-named its Content & Applications for Automotive USA Conference as Telematics West Coast 2014 to reflect the current focus of the industry; how to create a contextualised, smooth driving experience. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Telematics Update has just unveiled its Telematics West Coast Conference & Exhibition (October 30-31, Hilton, San Diego) as the definitive meeting place for the connected car ecosystem on the west coast of America. Formerly known as Content...

Sea Star Disease Epidemic Surges In Oregon
2014-06-06 03:36:07

Oregon State University Just in the past two weeks, the incidence of sea star wasting syndrome has exploded along the Oregon Coast and created an epidemic of historic magnitude, one that threatens to decimate the entire population of purple ochre sea stars. Prior to this, Oregon had been the only part of the West Coast that had been largely spared this devastating disease. The ochre sea star, which is the species most heavily affected by the disease in the intertidal zone, may be...

2014-06-03 08:24:27

GAMBRILLS, Md., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LRI Energy Solutions (LRI), a leading provider of lighting and water efficiency services, is pleased to announce the opening of a West Coast office in San Jose, CA, on July 1, 2014. The office will be led by Paul Bassett, Senior Vice President of Water Savers, and will have a full team including business development, engineering, and project management professionals incorporating lighting, lighting controls, water, water management and...

Ocean Acidity Is Dissolving Shells Of Tiny Snails Off The US West Coast
2014-05-01 03:41:37

NOAA A NOAA-led research team has found the first evidence that acidity of continental shelf waters off the West Coast is dissolving the shells of tiny free-swimming marine snails, called pteropods, which provide food for pink salmon, mackerel and herring, according to a new paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Researchers estimate that the percentage of pteropods in this region with dissolving shells due to ocean acidification has doubled in the nearshore habitat...

2014-04-29 08:26:38

Momentum for Canadian-led LNG export sector continues to build CALGARY, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Progress Energy Canada Ltd. (Progress Energy), Pacific NorthWest LNG Ltd. (PNW LNG) and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) have signed transaction agreements whereby China Petrochemical Corporation (SINOPEC), through its affiliates, will acquire a 15 percent interest in Progress Energy's LNG-destined natural gas reserves in northeast British Columbia and in the proposed PNW LNG...


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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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