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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...

2014-03-31 23:35:36

VOLT will supply solar panels to meet booming solar demand on West Coast. Company unveils new website as part of expansion launch: http://www.VoltSolarSystems.com. Bridgeport, PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 First Power and Light, Inc. (VOLT) announced today that it is opening a sales and distribution hub in Phoenix, AZ to supply wholesale solar panels to the booming West Coast solar market. With California, New Mexico and Arizona representing over 75% of U.S. solar demand, VOLT believes with...

2014-03-20 23:30:02

Velodome Shelters responds to the growth in bicycle commuting on West Coast college and corporate campuses and within local municipalities large and small throughout the region. Clifton, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Velodome Shelters, headquartered in Clifton, New Jersey, announces both the opening of its West Coast office and hiring of its new business development representative - Kim Erim. Kim will be based in San Diego, California and promote the Velodome business in California...

2014-03-14 23:01:11

Program is one of only 15 nationwide to offer innovative, minimally invasive treatment options for complex pulmonary diseases. Mountain View, Calif. (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 El Camino Hospital and Palo Alto Medical Foundation are collaborating with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Fellowship Program to be the first West Coast sites to offer interventional pulmonology fellowships for pulmonary fellows. Interventional pulmonology (IP) is an emerging field within pulmonary...

2014-03-07 08:21:56

Growing Asian investment fuels momentum for Canadian-led LNG export sector CALGARY, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Progress Energy Canada Ltd. (Progress Energy), Pacific NorthWest LNG Ltd. (PNW LNG) and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) have signed transaction agreements whereby Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., through its affiliates, will acquire a 10 percent interest in Progress Energy's LNG-destined natural gas reserves in northeast British Columbia and in the proposed PNW LNG...

2014-02-28 23:25:46

The nation’s leading digital printing company relocates their West Coast production center to a larger space in San Luis Obispo, California, making room for significant growth in coming years. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The phrase "March Madness" takes on a new meaning for the staff at Docucopies West as they begin moving their equipment, inventory and other worldly possessions down the road to a bigger, better location in San Luis Obispo this week. "We're not moving,...

2014-02-26 08:25:56

Lifestyle PR Agency Opens Beverly Hills Office, Bringing New Fashion Expertise to the Table NEW YORK and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now+Zen Public Relations, a New York City based public relations agency is pleased to announce the opening of an office in Beverly Hills, CA. Former Us Weekly Senior Fashion Editor, Suzanne Marchese, will run the office located in the penthouse of 351 N. Palm Drive. As the Managing Director, Suzanne will capitalize on West...

2014-02-19 16:24:09

New technology is smaller than a triple-A battery, allows for minimally invasive implantation REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute and the physicians at Silicon Valley Cardiology have been selected by St. Jude Medical to participate in a clinical trial that will bring the first leadless pacemaker to the West Coast. The Nanostim(TM) Cardiac Leadless Pacemaker is smaller than a triple-A battery and is...

2014-02-11 12:30:22

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With space budgets tighter than ever, Space Tech Conference 2014 will bring together key military personnel, government officials and private industry executives to discuss pressing issues facing the space industry during April 1-3, 2014 in Long Beach, California. The West Coast's premier space event, Space Tech Conference will offer attendees vital insights into purchasing priorities, acquisition requirements and business opportunities. "This event...

2014-01-23 23:01:06

The West Coast leadership of international design and architecture firm Perkins Eastman is pleased to announce the addition of eight new staff members to its San Francisco office. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The West Coast leadership of international design and architecture firm Perkins Eastman is pleased to announce the addition of eight new staff members to its San Francisco office. These additions will serve to strengthen an already busy design team that is making its...


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
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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