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2012-04-19 06:24:01

NEW YORK, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) today announced a new Digital Ad Sales leadership team for the Music and Entertainment brands of its Media Networks. Under the new structure, Melanie DiMemmo and Sarah Iooss will lead Digital Ad Sales out of the company's New York headquarters, while Sharon Silverstein will oversee West Coast business out of the company's Los Angeles offices. Tim Carroll will continue to oversee Digital Ad Sales for the Midwest...

2012-04-12 06:20:11

OMAHA, Neb., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad named 74 companies as annual Pinnacle Award recipients for chemical transportation safety. The award recognizes Union Pacific customers that implemented successful prevention and corrective plans and achieved a rate of zero non-accident releases (NARs) for regulated hazardous materials shipments. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/LA59497LOGO) "We work closely with our customers to identify and share best...

2012-03-29 14:21:57

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Renewable Energy Accountability Project (REAP) salutes the Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) for introducing a legislative resolution (AJR 35) to prevent the toxic trade of dirty coal shipments from West Coast ports. AJR 35 is sponsored by the Renewable Energy Accountability Project. "The Renewable Energy Accountability Project congratulates Assemblyman Williams for his courage and strong commitment to...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

Electronics lovers are truly lucky this St. Patrick's Day weekend, as Zack Electronics Inc., a leading West Coast electronics distributor, is offering unbeatable savings in Wire and Cable, Connectors, and Electrical Test Equipment and Accessories. Use Promo Code... Duarte, California (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Electronics lovers are truly lucky this St. Patrick's Day weekend, as Zack Electronics Inc., a leading West Coast electronics distributor, is offering unbeatable savings in Wire and...

2012-03-09 10:00:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The West Coast operating affiliate of Henley Enterprises, the largest franchisee of Valvoline Instant Oil Change, today announced that it has completed the purchase of 72 EZ Lube oil change service centers in Southern California. The stores, located predominantly in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, will be re-branded under the Valvoline Instant Oil Change banner over the next six months. Financial terms of the deal were not...

2012-03-08 15:43:00

DALLAS, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) ("Alon") today announced results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. All in all, we had a record year on an adjusted EBITDA basis, although net loss available to common stockholders for the fourth quarter of 2011 was $(12.9) million, or $(0.23) per share, compared to net loss available to common stockholders of $(25.1) million, or $(0.46) per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special...

2012-02-24 07:00:00

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and its sister carrier, Horizon Air, are celebrating 25 years of service to Bellingham International Airport this month. To commemorate the milestone anniversary, Alaska Airlines is partnering with five area radio stations to give away* 50 pairs of tickets between Bellingham and Honolulu. "We're excited to celebrate our one-year anniversary of offering low fares and great service from Bellingham to Honolulu, along a quarter...

2012-02-06 14:00:00

Ridejoy Delivers Social Ridesharing Community for Drivers and Passengers to Safely, Easily and Cost-Effectively Share Rides on Long Distance Roadtrips San Fracisco, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 Ridejoy, the social ridesharing community that brings people together on long distance roadtrips, today announced that it has received $1.3 million in seed funding from a list of notable venture capitalists and angel investors led by Freestyle Capital and followed by Lerer Ventures, Start Fund, SV...

2012-01-16 13:11:00

ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of information, today recognized Prime Healthcare Services as one of the 15 Top Health Systems in the nation based on quality of care, efficiency and patient satisfaction. This is the second time in four years that Prime Healthcare has earned the national distinction. Prime Healthcare was recognized as a Top 10 Health System in 2009 by Thomson Reuters in its first-ever landmark study of health...

2012-01-12 12:08:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Riddell announced today it has acquired Gunther's Athletic Service, of Anaheim, California, a West Coast leader in helmet and protective reconditioning, and sales of sporting goods, uniforms and equipment. Riddell will maintain operations at Gunther's facility in Anaheim, California, and deliver the same service offering. In addition, Bob Brown and Craig Drager, previous owners of Gunther's, will remain in key sales and management roles....


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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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