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2013-03-25 12:22:50

SUMMIT, N.J., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC is pleased to announce the opening of its office in San Diego, CA to serve as the base of operations for the West Coast solar market. The office is headed by JJ Fair who manages Nautilus Solar Energy's construction projects on the West Coast. As part of the expansion efforts, Nautilus has recently signed a 20 year Power Purchase Agreement with the Kern Sanitation Authority for a 218 KWp solar PV project to be...

2013-03-21 08:31:36

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- West Coast Fertility Center (WCFC) and Frozen Egg Bank, Inc. (FEB) announce a major advancement with their well recognized frozen egg program. A leader in egg freezing technology since 2000, WCFC and its research partner FEB, have treated women using eggs frozen and thawed by two completely different freezing techniques. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130321/PH80885-a )(Photo:...

2013-03-15 16:23:33

Diaghilev Imagery features world premieres of ballets by Amy Seiwert and Robert Moses, and a West Coast premiere by Graham Lustig May 10-11, 2013 Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Oakland CA OAKLAND, Calif., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oakland Ballet Company presents its spring season program Diaghilev Imagery, a fresh take on tradition that ties the exceptional artistry of the Bay Area dance community to some of the most inspiring masterworks of classical ballet....

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2013-03-13 04:00:53

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from March 12: The storm system moved through the East Coast yesterday bringing rain showers to many places, while in the Great Lakes region people again saw more snowfall. High pressure began to slide through the Plains as well and this brought another bout with colder temps all the way back to the Gulf Coast. A weak clipper system moved through...

2013-03-06 20:20:56

Company schedules conference call for March 7, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern DALLAS, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) ("Alon") today announced results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Net income for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $22.2 million, or $0.35 per share, compared to net loss of $(12.9) million, or $(0.23) per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net income of $36.1 million, or $0.58 per...

2013-03-01 12:21:00

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Del City announces the opening of a new west coast distribution center located in Reno, Nevada. The new facility enables Del City to deliver products to customers in the western United States within 1-2 days. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120328/MM78342-b) This announcement aligns with the company's dedication to customer satisfaction and fast delivery. "The facility is a logical next step in expanding our service...

2013-02-28 00:21:08

HONOLULU, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants have ratified a tentative agreement reached earlier this month between the company and the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) on new contract terms covering the operation of long-range, single-aisle aircraft the company plans to acquire to complement its current fleet of wide-body aircraft serving Hawai'i from the U.S. West Coast. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040827/LAF044LOGO) On January 7,...

2013-02-15 08:20:59

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The gasoline price spikes of 2012 were fully attributable to market conditions, according to a newly released study prepared by the well-respected transportation energy consulting firm Stillwater Associates. The study was commissioned by the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) in response to a report issued last year by Robert McCullough of McCullough Research, an Oregon-based electricity consultant, which speculated that...

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2013-02-14 04:00:28

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from February 13: A frontal boundary pushed off the Gulf Coast yesterday finally allowing for all the heavy rain to leave the region as some places have gotten over three inches of rainfall over the past couple of days. A clipper system pushed through the Northern Plains bringing more light snow to the area, while the West enjoyed high pressure....

2013-02-13 12:29:22

MONTREAL, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Etelesolv (www.etelesolv.com), Canada's leader in Telecom and IT Management, announced today the opening of a new office in Vancouver, British Columbia. Etelesolv announces its expansion into the West Coast market with the opening of a Vancouver office. Driven by the demand of a growing Canadian client roster, the West Coast location will allow the company to better service existing clients throughout Canada but also build new relationships with...


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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