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California State Newsletter Newsletter for Sunday November 30, 2008


California State Newsletter Newsletter for Sunday November 30, 2008 ( 1311 items )  

#5 CAL BREEZES PAST JMU FOR 3-0 VOLLEYBALL SWEEP
BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 6 -- James Madison University issued the following news release: California used impressive accuracy, posting a .431 attack percentage, to defeat James Madison 3-0 in the opening match of the Golden Bear Invitational on Friday night at Haas Pavilion. Cal (3-0) defeated JMU (2-3) by set scores of 25-12, 25-11, and 25-20. The Golden Bears entered the match ranked fifth nationally by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. The Golden Bears vaulted to a comma  more

$700M IN GRANTS FUND BALLAST WATER TREATMENT EVALUATION FACILITY ABOARD CAL MARITIME TRAINING SHIP GOLDEN BEAR
VALLEJO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The California Maritime Academy issued the following press release: The California Maritime Academy is partnering with industry, government and higher education colleagues to create a Shipboard Ballast Water Treatment Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Facility aboard the school's 500-foot Training Ship Golden Bear. The $700,000 project is underwritten by a National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Sea Grant, with additional fund  more

'CAL U CASINO' 2008 HOMECOMING SET FOR OCT. 11; FULL WEEK OF ACTIVITIES PLANNED
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 26 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: A full week of festivities will culminate in California University of Pennsylvania's 2008 Homecoming Day, celebrated Saturday, Oct. 11. 
 "Cal U Casino" is the theme for this year's events. 
 
 Sponsored by the University, the Student Association Inc. (SAI) and the Office of Alumni Relations, Homecoming Day will begin with the annual Royal Brunch, hosted by Cal U Presid  more

'FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION: ART IN AN AGE OF UNCERTAINTY' EXPLORES POLITICAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES
SONOMA, Calif., Nov. 18 -- Sonoma State University issued the following press release: Combining some of the most pressing political and social changes of the time, "Freedom of Expression: Art in an Age of Uncertainty" brings together approximately 14 California artists whose work directly addresses such issues. The exhibit will run through Dec. 14 in the University Art Gallery. The show will range from the powerful woodblock prints from Sandow Birk's Depravities of War series to the satir  more

'GREAT RACE' BLENDS MUSIC, POLITICS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 16 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Musicians from the California University Singers and University Bands are gearing up for "The Great Race," a Broadway-style revue and final convention rally before the Nov. 4 presidential election. Performances are scheduled for Nov. 1-3 in the Performance Center inside the Natali Student Center. Show time will be 8 p.m. on Nov. 1 and Nov. 3; a 3 p.m. show is set for Nov. 2. Ticket pr  more

'High caliber' SPIE Photonics Innovation Summit Speakers Illuminate Paths to Technology R&D Success
BELLINGHAM, Wash., Nov. 11 -- The International Society for Optical Engineering issued the following news release: The modern world is the result of innovations developed under a model that no longer works, and companies that want to progress need to employ a new paradigm of collaboration, reiterated speakers at the SPIE Photonics Innovation Summit on 6 November in the San Francisco-Silicon Valley area. That central message, illustrated by examples of how innovation works under the new ope  more

'SHOWTIME' NEARS FOR FIRST-YEAR THEATRE STUDENTS AT CAL U
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 5 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Rehearsing for California University's Department of Theatre and Dance first-year students' upcoming performance of "The Seussification of Romeo & Juliet" at Steele Hall's newly dedicated Blaney Theatre are Narrator II Sarah Orletsky (bottom) from Johnstown, PA) and Narrator I Rachel Colson from Transfer, PA. Performances are scheduled at 8 p.m. Nov. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15, with 2 p.m. matin  more

'SIX DEGREES OF KEVIN BACON' GAME PROVIDES CLUE TO EFFICIENCY OF COMPLEX NETWORKS
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: As the global population continues to grow exponentially, our social connections to one another remain relatively small, as if we're all protagonists in the Kevin Bacon game inspired by "Six Degrees of Separation," a Broadway play and Hollywood feature that were popular in the 1990s. In fact, classic studies show that if we were to route a letter to an unknown person using only friend  more

'SPARK OF LOVE' TOY DRIVE: IGNITING SPIRIT OF GIVING IN OXNARD
OXNARD, Calif., Nov. 21 -- The city of Oxnard issued the following news release: Do you remember joy and excitement of discovering presents under the Christmas tree as a child? The anticipation as you tore off the wrapping paper to discover what toy Santa had brought you? For thousands of Southern California children the only thing that they have to look forward to on Christmas morning is the sadly envious feeling of watching other children play with their new toys. But it doesn't have to   more

'THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES' HIGHLIGHT V-DAY CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 14 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Highlighting V-Day at California University of Pennsylvania will be two showings of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues." Both performances will take place at 7 p.m. in the Vulcan Theater located inside the Natali Student Center on the Cal U campus. The Thursday, Feb. 28 performance will be for students only with a $2 donation. The Friday, Feb. 29 performance is open to all members of the C  more

166TH COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES CULMINATE 2007-2008 ACADEMIC YEAR
CALIFORNIA, Pa., May 16 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: A 2007-08 academic year highlighted by Cal U's continued growth and achievement culminated with the 166th Commencement Ceremonies on May 9-10. Cal U President Angelo Armenti, Jr. conferred confer degrees upon 924 undergraduate and graduate students, which did not include those that received degrees in absentia. Inspiring keynote addresses were delivered by Harry E. Serene, M.D., ´65 (gradua  more

2007 CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION FOR STATE COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY FACULTIES AWARDS ANNOUNCED
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's APSCUF (Association for State College and University Faculties) members gathered at the Meadowlands Holiday Inn in Washington, PA on Saturday, December 15, for the annual holiday social. At this gathering, three outstanding California University students were presented with $500 scholarships paid for by the California University Faculty Union (APSCUF).   more

2007 FOUNDATION FOR CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 14 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: At their annual dinner Monday, December 10, members of the Foundation for California University of Pennsylvania presented awards to Richard A. Barcelona, Sr. (Society of 1852 Award), Alumnus R. William Funk ´70 (Job Johnson Award), and Emeritus Professor Lawrence D. Romboski, Ph.D. (Dixonians Award). Also honored were retired Foundation Board members Richard Grace ´63 and Lillian Bassi ´  more

2008 CAL U FAMILY DAY SET FOR SEPT. 27
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 11 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: In one of the highlights of the fall semester, Cal U students will welcome their families to campus with a series of special events. The 30th annual California University of Pennsylvania Family Day will be held Saturday, Sept. 27. Formerly known as Parents Day, the event gives families a chance to visit the campus and get a sense of the University experience. Visiting families can choos  more

2008 CAL U SUMMER THEATRE SCHOOL RUNS JULY 14-26
CALIFORNIA, Pa., June 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The Mon Valley Performing Arts Academy has a few openings left in their Summer Experience 2008! Applications are available for enrollment in the summer theatre school hosted by California University of Pennsylvania's Department of Theatre and Dance. Participants will have the opportunity to study all elements of musical theatre performance- acting, voice and dance- in an intensive two-week   more

2008 FERRIS STATE SOFTBALL - BLOG 13
BIG RAPIDS, Mich., April 19 -- Ferris State University issued the following press release: Sure, Ferris State was eager to host a doubleheader against long-time archrival Grand Valley State and, yes, the Lakers entered the twinbill ranked 15th nationally. Still, Wednesday's 2-1 and 1-0 wins against the Lakers were important for those reasons and more. Races for the regular-season Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship and spots in the regional rankings are highly-com  more

2008 VISITING WRITERS SERIES LINEUP ANNOUNCED
EWING, N.J., Nov. 19 -- College of New Jersey issued the following news release: The College of New Jersey's Visiting Writers Series will host creative writers Tracy K. Smith, Joshua Beckman, and Karen Russell this fall semester. Each reading will take place in the Library Auditorium on The College of New Jersey's campus at 4:30 p.m. The featured author will read a selection of his or her work, participate in a Q&A session, and be available to sign books after the event. Copies of the auth  more

21ST ANNUAL CAL U 'GO TO HEALTH' FAIR SET FOR SEPT. 17
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 2 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The Cal U community can "Go to Health" Sept. 17 when more than 40 health care providers and industry representatives visit campus for a free health fair. Screenings, massages, temporary tattoos and information on topics including adoption and mental health will be offered at the University's 21st annual "Go to Health" event from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Performance Center inside the Natali Stu  more

27TH USE OF SAFE HAVEN LAW OCCURRED
LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 22 -- The Nebraska Health and Human Services System issued the following news release: Todd Landry, director of the Division of Children and Family Services for the Department of Health and Human Services, said there was one use of Nebraska's safe haven law on November 21, the last day on which the safe haven law applied to children up to age 18. A 14-year old boy from Yolo County, California, was left at the Kimball County Hospital, in Kimball, late Friday afternoon b  more

50-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNDEFEATED 1958 PSAC CHAMPION VULCAN FOOTBALL TEAM
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Aug. 19 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Angelo Armenti, Jr. has announced that eight individuals will comprise the 14th annual Athletic Hall of Fame Class. 
 
 The 2008 Cal U Hall of Fame Class alphabetically will include Nicholas Addlery '03 (men's soccer), Melissa Brooks '02 (softball), Dr. Paul Burd (administrator), Richard "Dick" Caputo '64 (football), Audrey Daw  more

A Celebration of Cultures at Trinity
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill., Sept. 9 -- Trinity Christian College issued the following news release: The 5th annual Celebration of Cultures held Wednesday, September 3, provided an opportunity for students to become acquainted with the diverse Trinity community. Students and faculty had the chance to have fun and interact with each other while answering multi-cultural trivia questions and playing a meet and greet game. Guests also enjoyed a buffet of ethnic cuisine prepared by Creative Dining.   more

ACCLAIMED AUTHOR DOROTHY ALLISON AT CSUEB JAN. 15
HAYWARD, Calif., Nov. 18 -- California State University East Bay issued the following press release: Dorothy Allison, author of the best selling book, "Bastard Out of Carolina," will be the next presenter in the California State University, East Bay Distinguished Writers Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15. Allison's presentation will take place in the Biella Room of the University Library, on CSUEB's Hayward Campus, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd. The university community and the general public are  more

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS GREAT NEWS TO TRUSTEES
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: If the first 2008 quarterly meeting of the Council of Trustees was an indication of things to come, California University of Pennsylvania appears to be headed for continued success, growth and recognition in its 156th year of serving as a regional resource. By circumstance, if not design, the meeting reflected the dinner that preceded it as Leo Krantz, chairman of the Trustees, touched on   more

ADVENTURE OF THE AMERICAN MIND PROGRAM TAKES ON NEW NAME
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 4 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The Adventure of the American Mind (AAM) program at California University of Pennsylvania has been renamed the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program upon receiving a $300,000 grant from the Library of Congress to continue building upon the successes of the AAM program. The Library of Congress directed the name change for two reasons. First, the name better communica  more

AFRICAN AMERICAN ALUMNI COUNCIL TO HONOR NOTED PITT FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATORS DURING ANNUAL HOMECOMING SANKOFA EVENT OCT. 26
PITTSBURG, Pa., Oct. 20 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: The University of Pittsburgh African American Alumni Council (AAAC) will honor five Pitt faculty and administrators with the Sankofa Award during the University's Homecoming 2008 AAAC Fellowship Brunch and Sankofa Awards Presentation, Until We Meet Again, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, in the Hilton Hotel's Duquesne Room, 600 Commonwealth Place, Downtown. The event is part of the University's  more

AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENT RECRUITMENT CONFERENCE IS DEC. 13
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 17 -- California State University Fresno issued the following press release: "Be a Leader: Lead the Change" is the theme of the 27th annual African-American Student Recruitment Conference scheduled 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at California State University, Fresno's Satellite Student Union. Jamal Jones, who played football at Fresno State and is now the team's chaplain, will be the keynote speaker. Jones, a native of Oakland, graduated from Fresno State i  more

AGGIE VOLLEYBALL ADDS T&T STANDOUT
LAWTON, Okla., May 19 -- Cameron University issued the following news release: The Cameron University volleyball program and head coach Brianne Smedley today announced the official signing of Nikita Abbott, a star outside hitter from the country of Trinidad and Tobago. Abbott is coming to CU directly from Tunapuna Government Secondary School in her home country, and will join the Aggies later this summer in preparation for the 2008 season. This is the first official signing for the Cameron vo  more

AIDS QUILT DISPLAYED AT UC SAN DIEGO IN RECOGNITION OF WORLD AIDS DAY
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: The 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day will be recognized by the University of California, San Diego with a number of events and programs, including a public viewing of portions of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in the Price Center East Ballroom from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, December 1. The event is free and open to the public. The UC San Diego display will showcase three sections of the Qui  more

Alan Waterman, Outdoorsman, Professor Caught Up In Vietnam-Era Protests, Dead At 89
STANFORD, Calif., Jan. 23 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: Alan T. Waterman Jr. was a runner, a mountain climber and a professor of electrical engineering whose work on radio waves pushed him into the contentious Vietnam-era turmoil over military research on the Stanford campus. Waterman was 89 when he died of pneumonia in Palo Alto on Jan. 9. He was born in 1918 in Northampton, Mass. As a youngster he took care of Dolly, the family plow horse, and took long can  more

Albert Hosmer Bowker, Former Stanford Dean, Department Of Statistics Founder, Dies At 88
STANFORD, Calif., Jan. 28 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: Albert Hosmer Bowker, who founded the Department of Statistics and later became dean of graduate studies during his 22 years at Stanford University, died Jan. 20 from pancreatic cancer in a retirement home in Portola Valley, Calif. He was 88. Bowker worked to raise the bar in statistical research after joining Stanford as an assistant professor of mathematical statistics in 1947. At that time, statisticians  more

ALLEGHENY COUNTY COURTHOUSE TO BE THE FOCUS OF SYMPOSIUM AT PITT
PITTSBURG, April 7 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: Architectural historians from the United States and Canada will convene at the University of Pittsburgh from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 18 to discuss the history and significance of the Allegheny County Courthouse-120 years after its official dedication. The symposium, sponsored by Pitt's Architectural Studies Program in the School of Arts and Sciences' Department of the History of Art and Architecture, will take  more

ALUMNA DEMARIO HONORED
CALIFORNIA, Pa., May 5 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs (PFSC) presented Devin DeMario, 07, with the 2008 John F. Laudadio Conservation Leadership Award during their spring convention in Scranton, PA. Devin attended the Westmoreland County Sportsmen's League's Junior Conservation Leadership School when she was 15 years of age. She went on to graduate from Hempfield Area High School and then enrolled  more

Alumni Gather to Send Off the Class of 2012
LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 15 -- Lake Forest College issued the following news release: Alumni, parents, current students, and new students who will be members of the Class of 2012 are gathering in six different cities across the country to celebrate the next generation of Foresters. Gatherings will be hosted by alumni and parent volunteers in the Twin Cities, Southern California, the Bay Area, Seattle, St. Louis, and Portland, Oregon. These casual affairs promise to be a great time for alumn  more

ALUMNI PANEL DISCUSSION BEGINS OPEN HOUSE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 28 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: As part of the largest attended Open House in school history, a Cal U Alumni Panel Discussion took place on the morning of April 12, to help provide a personal perspective to more than 1,200 visitors. Five distinguished alumni participated -Thea Kalcevic '06, Cathy Hayden '73, Bob Lippencott '65, George Prodan '74, and Dr. Harry Serene '65. Kalcevic is a production associate with The Le  more

ALUMNUS TAKES WILD RIDE AROUND WORLD
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: June 1996 marks the dividing line between the Raymond Shaulis '63 that was and the Raymond Shaulis that is. Prior to that month, Shaulis was a zealous worker. He taught elementary school in Somerset Area School District nearly every day for 34 years-when he retired, he still had 334 of 340 accumulated sick days at his disposal. He coached wrestling for 13 seasons, too, and filled 17 summers  more

AMC Chairman to Present Fall Cray Lecture
ATCHISON, Kan., Oct. 7 -- Benedictine College issued the following news release: Peter C. Brown, chairman of the board, chief executive officer and president of AMC Entertainment, Inc., will deliver the sesquicentennial edition of the Cray Lecture at Benedictine College this fall. The business lecture is sponsored by the college's Cray Center for Entrepreneurship and will take place at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 8, in the O'Malley-McAllister Auditorium on the college campus, 1020 N. Second  more

American Bar Association Section of Litigation Symposium Addresses Civil Right to Counsel
CHICAGO, Nov. 19 -- The American Bar Association issued the following news release: How can society best provide access to the courts to assure that basic human needs are met for those who cannot afford a lawyer, especially given the current economic conditions that lead to greater need? What can the legal community do to help overcome the barriers of access to justice? Given financial tightening by government, how can we provide a right to legal counsel in order to assure that people are tr  more

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION BESTOWS AWARD ON UC SAN DIEGO PIONEER IN PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: University of California, San Diego Professor Michael Criqui, M.D., M.P.H., has been awarded the American Heart Association's 2008 Distinguished Achievement Award, sponsored by the AHA's Council on Epidemiology and Prevention. The award, given only once every three years, is presented to an individual who has made substantial professional contributions to the field. Criqui, a widely r  more

AMTRAK CALIFORNIA PREPARES FOR BUSY THANKSGIVING TRAVEL WEEK
WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 -- The National Railroad Passenger Corp. (Amtrak) issued the following press release: Amtrak, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) anticipating the busiest travel week of the year, are planning ahead for Thanksgiving by adding extra train cars and encouraging passengers traveling throughout California to make their reservations early. The week of Thanksgiving - Tuesday, November 25 to Monday, Dece  more

AN ACE FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED STUDENTS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- The National Science Foundation issued the following press release: Many computing luminaries, such as Steve Jobs or Bill Gates, have an early experience in common-an engaging experience in middle school or high school that sparked an excitement for learning everything they could about computers. Today, many young people are surrounded by computing at home and in school, and some of them will likely find a similar passion that will lead them to push tomorrow's frontiers  more

AND THE ROSEBUD AWARD GOES TO 'UPS AND DOWNS' FROM CAL STATE L.A.
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20 -- California State University Los Angeles issued the following press release: For their depiction of an animated soul rising above mundane conformity in their film 'Ups and Downs,' two Cal State L.A. students received a Rosebud Award, one of the top honors at the 2008 CSU Media Arts Festival, held recently at CSU Channel Islands in Camarillo, CA. Two other Cal State L.A. films also received honors - in the experimental and animation categories. The annual festival sho  more

ANNUAL MISSION DAY SET FOR OCT. 15
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 6 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The California University community will share ideas about public support of higher education during the 10th annual Mission Day. Daytime classes will be cancelled so that students, faculty, staff and others can discuss the topic at a series of gatherings held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 15, starting and concluding in the Performance Center inside the Natali Student Center. Mission Day all  more

ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY TO BENEFIT UCSF CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The University of California at San Francisco issued the following press release: WHAT: The 19th annual Macy's Tree Lighting Ceremony, benefiting UCSF Children's Hospital. Macy's partners with UCSF each year to raise funds for the Children's Hospital by selling lights to adorn the 80-foot-tall Shasta Fir. Over the last five years, nearly $700,000 has been raised for UCSF's pediatric palliative care program - Compass Care - which supports families whose childr  more

APRIL 11-12 CAL PRIDE WEEKEND SHOWCASES ALUMNI SUCCESS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 31 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: A simple but tellingly important question often asked by alumni is 'How are the students?" Alumni will be able to observe the answer to this question first-hand during the second annual Cal Pride Weekend on April 11-12. This special weekend will launch a number of events to connect alumni with current and prospective students. 
 The weekend will begin on Friday with an alumni speakers  more

Argosy University Doctoral Student Goes On A Peace Mission To China
CHICAGO, July 7 -- Argosy University issued the following news release: Mary McBean is a nurse and doctorate candidate in the Educational Leadership program at the Inland Empire campus in Southern California and is scheduled to complete her degree in 2010. A member of the American Nurses Association, she was recommended by the State Board of Nursing to the People to People Ambassador Program as a viable candidate for an international exchange experience with China in May 2008. Described  more

Argosy University, Orange County Receives Seven Year Accreditation
CHICAGO, July 23 -- Argosy University issued the following news release: Argosy University, Orange County announced Accreditation of its Doctor of Psychology in the Clinical Psychology Program (PsyD) by the American Psychological Association (APA). The Orange County Campus received a seven year accreditation, the maximum number of years possible, making this the 10th accredited Clinical Psychology Program for the entire Argosy University. "The APA accreditation is the gold standard for  more

Argosy University, Southern California Names Patricia Vaughn as Area Human Resources Director
CHICAGO, Sept. 5 -- Argosy University issued the following news release: Argosy University, Southern California campus President Dr. Barry Ryan announced the appointment of Patricia Vaughn as the new Area Human Resources Director, for the Southern California campuses: Orange County, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, and San Diego. In addition, Vaughn will serve as the Area Human Resources Director in support of the Argosy University, San Francisco campus. For over 15 years, Vaughn has worked in  more

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY BASEBALL SWEEPS CAL WITH 18-2 WIN
TEMPE, Ariz., April 27 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: Powered by a 10 run second inning, #4 Arizona State swept the #6 Cal Golden Bears 18-2 in front of 2,569 at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium. ASU pounded out 11 hits and was aided by five Cal errors to improve to 35-7, 10-5 in Pac-10 play. The game was called after the top of the seventh inning to allow California to travel home to Berkeley. Cal jumped to an early 2-0 lead in the first on starter Josh   more

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY BASEBALL TAKES DOWN TITANS IN TEN INNINGS
TEMPE, Ariz., April 23 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: A night after a walk-off loss to #15 Cal State Fullerton, #4 Arizona State turned the tables on the Titans, rallying with two outs in the top of the tenth to score a 10-8 victory at Goodwin Field. Raoul Torrez's two-run single gave the Devils the lead, and Tommy Rafferty's perfect tenth sealed win. ASU improves to 32-7 on the season. For the second straight night Arizona State jumped ahead in the first   more

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY GYM DEVILS READY FOR PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS
TEMPE, Ariz., March 26 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: This Week - The No. 19 Gym Devils head back to Seattle for the second time this season to compete in the Pac-10 Championships this Saturday at 4 p.m. Coming off their season-best road score of the season at Missouri, the team looks to hit another strong road score before being selected for a regional.The Sun Devils, under 29th-year head coach John Spini, return six gymnasts to the squad. Although young,   more

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL SWEEPS PAC-10 CONFERENCE AWARDS
TEMPE, Ariz., May 15 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: In a vote of the league's eight head coaches, ARIZONA STATE swept almost every award and placed six on the Pac-10 All-Conference first team. Outfielder Kaitlin Cochran was named the Pacific-10 Conference Softball Player of the Year and the Sun Devil's Katie Burkhart was named Pitcher of the Year. Freshman Krista Donnenwirth was named Newcomer of the Year, while ASU second basemen Mindy Cowles and STANFORD cat  more

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL TAKE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
TEMPE, Ariz., June 3 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: WHAT A ROUT: Arizona State's 11-0 victory to win the WCWS is easily the largest margin of victory in a shutout in a WCWS clinching game. The win also gives Arizona State its first NCAA softball championship. BIGGEST MARGIN OF VICTORY IN CHAMPIONSHIP CLINCHING GAME 2008-Arizona St. 11, Texas A&M 0 2002-California 6, Arizona 0 2007-Arizona 6, Tennessee 0 2006-Arizona 5, Northwestern 0 Katie Burkhar  more

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY TAKES ON ALABAMA STATE IN NIT OPENER
TEMPE, Ariz., March 17 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: Arizona State University's Men's basketball team will host Alabama State University March 18 for the first round of National Invitational Tournament. The Sun Devil Ticket Office will be offering tickets to season ticket holders beginning at 9 a.m. Monday for Tuesday night's first-round game against Alabama State (20-10), which tips at 8 p.m. Season ticket holders will be allowed to purchase seats in the   more

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY TRACK & FIELD'S ALCORN, JOHNSON EARN PAC-10 MEDAL OF HONOR
TEMPE, Ariz., June 4 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: Arizona State University senior track & field team members Jacquelyn Johnson and Kyle Alcorn have been selected as ASU's recipients of the Pac-10 Medal of Honor, the Conference announced Wednesday. The award is awarded annually to each member institution's outstanding senior male and female student-athlete based on the exhibition of the greatest combination of performance and achievement in scholarship, athle  more

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY WATER POLO FACES CSUN IN MPSF TOURNEY OPENER
TEMPE, Ariz., April 23 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The No. 4 Arizona State University water polo team heads to the Aztec Aquaplex in San Diego, Calif., this week as the Sun Devils (20-10, 7-5 MPSF) are set to face No. 15 CS Northridge (12-17, 2-10 MPSF) in the opening round of the 2008 MPSF Championships, hosted by San Diego State. The Sun Devils tied for fifth in the league standings with No. 7 Hawai'i and will enter the tournament as the sixth-seed. ASU w  more

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY WATER POLO FACES NO. 8 SJSU, NO. 2 STANFORD
TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 28 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The No. 10 Arizona State University water polo team (10-7, 0-2 MPSF) will return to the road this weekend for a pair of Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) games as the Sun Devils are set to face No. 8 San Jose State (8-6, 1-1 MPSF) at noon Saturday in San Jose, Calif., before closing the trip at 1 p.m. Sunday at No. 2 Stanford (9-2, 1-1 MPSF). The games, which will count toward league standings, are t  more

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY WATER POLO TRAVELS TO GAUCHOS FOR MPSF CONTEST
TEMPE, Ariz., April 3 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: Following a four-game sweep at its own tournament, the No. 7 Arizona State University water polo team will return to the road this weekend for a single game as the Sun Devils (17-9, 4-4 MPSF) will travel to face No. 17 UC Santa Barbara (4-14, 0-8 MPSF) in a noon MPSF game in Santa Barbara on Saturday. The game will feature two teams on opposite streaks with the Sun Devils winning their last six and the Gauch  more

ARREST MADE IN NEWTON COUNTY MURDER
DECATUR, Ga., April 26 -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation issued the following news release: Newton County Sheriff Joe Nichols and GBI Director Vernon Keenan announced that Abel Torres, 28, was arrested today in Birmingham, Alabama, for the murder of his roommate that occurred early this morning at 170 Trelawney Circle in Newton County. The body of the 29-year-old victim was discovered this morning by Newton County Deputies after 2 men flagged down a State Patrol Trooper on I-20 at ab  more

Art's Wilkins Presents Time is Eternity
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 22 -- Wabash College issued the following news release: The Wabash College Art Department is pleased to announce its next exhibit. Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Kristen Wilkins will show "Time is Eternity" in the Eric Dean Gallery from October 27 through December 12, with a public reception 8-9:30 p.m. on Monday, October 27. A gallery talk by the artist is scheduled at 3 p.m. that afternoon. This exhibition presents two bodies of work exploring themes of   more

Artist to Teach Printmaking Course at Loras
DUBUQUE, Iowa, Nov. 21 -- Loras College issued the following news release: Renowned printmaker and author of numerous children's books, Art Geisert, will be instructing students and the Dubuque community on the study and art of printmaking at Loras College during the spring semester. Classes will begin on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, and are scheduled to meet Wednesdays and Fridays from 1 - 2:50 p.m., in the Visitation Complex, room B29. Those interested in the course will learn the art of pr  more

Artist-in-Residence Art Show at Loras College
DUBUQUE, Iowa, Feb. 20 -- Loras College issued the following news release: Loras College will host an art show featuring artist-in-residence Arthur Geisert on Friday, March 7, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Woodward Art Gallery, Visitation Complex. Geisert is currently teaching Introduction to Printmaking at Loras College. In addition to this three-credit course and exhibit, Geisert is also making presentations to the Integrated Visual Arts Club, art classes and education majors; giving a presen  more

ARTS EDUCATION CONFERENCE PAINTS A PRETTY PICTURE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The new black box theater in Steele Auditorium was host to the first Southwest Regional Arts Education Conference on Friday, Oct. 26. It was organized by representatives from Mon Valley Learns (The Consortium for Public Education), The Arts Education Collaborative and the Department of Art and Design with help from the Department of Theater and Dance at California University of Pennsylvania.   more

Asia Expert Orville Schell to Deliver Transylvania's Kenan Lecture
LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 9 -- Transylvania University issued the following news release: Orville Schell, director of Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations and former dean of the graduate school of journalism at the University of California--Berkeley, will deliver Transylvania's fall Kenan Lecture Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Haggin Auditorium. The lecture, "The U.S. and China: The Most Important Bilateral Relationship in the World," is free and open to the public. Schell has dev  more

ASTRONOMY PROFESSOR DOUGLAS LIN RECEIVES OUTSTANDING FACULTY AWARD
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The University of California at Santa Cruz issued the following press release: The Division of Physical and Biological Sciences has given its 2007-08 Outstanding Faculty Award to Douglas Lin, professor of astronomy and astrophysics. The award is the division's highest honor, recognizing faculty excellence in research, teaching, and service. Lin is renowned for his research in astrophysics, which has focused on understanding the formation and evolution of star  more

ATHLETES SPORT WINNING LOOK
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 30 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: During the University's common hour on April 17, Cal U honored its athletes and coaches for their unprecedented athletic achievements during this year's sports seasons. Vulcan Pride, a celebration of Cal U's four NCAA Regional champion teams and national champion hockey team took place in Hamer Hall. "We gather to celebrate with awe, respect and admiration the achievements of five Cal U  more

ATLANTA GROWS SMARTER
ATLANTA, Nov. 19 -- The Environmental Protection Agency Region 4 office issued the following news release EPA today recognized the Livable Centers Initiative of the Atlanta Regional Commission and three other organizations selected from across the nation for innovative approaches to development that expand economic opportunity and protect public health and the environment. "By adopting smart growth approaches, the recipients of the 2008 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement are helpi  more

ATLANTIC GREEN INTELLIGENCE FORUM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Energy issued the following speech: Thank you very much, Justin. I want to thank you and your colleagues at The Atlantic for organizing this event, and as you so often do, for pushing forward our national dialogue on issues vital to America's continued progress. It's a privilege to be here with you all. It is no surprise to anyone in this room that today our world faces enormous energy challenges: growing global demand, volatile prices, and an   more

AUBURN UNIVERSITY AT MONTGOMERY TENNIS TO HOST BLUE-GRAY JAMBOREE
MONTGOMERY, Ala., March 24 -- Auburn University at Montgomery issued the following news release: The Auburn University at Montgomery tennis programs are set to host the annual Blue-Gray Jamboree. The former title of the event was the Small College Blue-Gray Tournament, but has been changed this year as two NCAA Division I programs will enter the field. The event continues to host some of the best tennis in the nation as all of the men's teams in the jamboree are ranked in their respective   more

AUTHOR AND SCHOLAR MAXINE HONG KINGSTON TO DELIVER LITERARY READING AT PITT ON SEPT. 29
PITTSBURG, Pa., Sept. 18 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: Author Maxine Hong Kingston will give a literary reading at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series 2008-09 season. Kingston is a highly acclaimed academic and writer of fiction and nonfiction. She is the author of "The Fifth Book of Peace" (Knopf, 2006), "To Be the Poet (Harvard University Press,   more

Author Of 'The World Peace Diet' To Speak At Morningside College
SIOUX CITY, Iowa, Oct. 14 -- Morningside College issued the following news release: Will Tuttle, author of the book "The World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony," will lecture at Morningside College from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 30, in the Lincoln Center's UPS Auditorium, 3627 Peters Avenue. The lecture is free and open to the public. In his book, Tuttle presents the hypothesis that choices we make about food are leading to environmental degradation, human   more

Author Will Address Inaugural Literary Symposium At Wartburg
WAVERLY, Iowa, Nov. 11 -- Wartburg College issued the following news release: Wartburg College's inaugural Michaelson, Briner & Kildahl Literary Symposium will bring author Anne Fadiman to campus on Monday, Nov. 17. Fadiman wrote The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, this year's Wartburg Readings in Common selection. The book was required reading for first-year students, whom Fadiman will address at a 1:15 p.m. convocation in Neumann Auditorium. She will present a public lecture at 7 p  more

AUTOPSY COMPLETED ON MICHAELE CARNAHAN
DECATUR, Ga., July 31 -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation issued the following news release: An autopsy conducted this morning by Georgia Bureau of Investigation Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jacqueline Martin has disclosed that Michaele Carnahan died from a heart abnormality. Ms. Carnahan's body was discovered yesterday in a restroom of a Delta flight that had originated in California. According to Georgia's Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kris Sperry, a pre-existing heart condition is   more

AVOID 38-ORANGE COUNTY HALLOWEEN DUI CRACKDOWN
ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 29 -- The city of Anaheim issued the following news release: This Friday, All Hollows Eve, the community's youngsters will take to the streets dressed in cute, funny and often times scary costumes, racing from home to home screaming "trick or treat!" The participating agencies of the Avoid the 38-Orange County reminds everyone commuting home or heading out for the evening to stay alert and to reduce speeds in residential neighborhoods. Motorists should watch for child  more

Award-Winning Author to Open Convocation Series
RICHMOND, Ind., Sept. 3 -- Earlham College issued the following news release: Dinaw Mengestu will read from and speak about his award-winning debut novel The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears during Earlham College's opening convocation. The presentation, which is also part of Earlham's annual Charles Lecture Series on ethics, begins at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, in Carpenter Hall's Goddard Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public. With themes that include immigration,   more

Baltimore Symphony Set To Premiere Professor's Work
LAGRANGE, Ga., July 29 -- LaGrange College issued the following news release: For Professor Lee Johnson, the wait is nearly over. On August 1, one of the nation's preeminent orchestras will perform the world premiere of his Dead Symphony No. 6. And in spite of the high-profile nature of the event, he's not battling a case of the nervous jitters. "I'm not scared at all," the Fuller E. Callaway Associate Professor of Music said. "I've waited a long time as a composer to have my works looked   more

BARUCH PROFESSOR SMITH WINS AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION'S 2007 DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARLY BOOK AWARD
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 17 -- The City University of New York's Medgar Evers College issued the following news release: Robert C. Smith, an associate professor of public affairs in Baruch's School of Public Affairs (SPA) is the winner of the American Sociological Association's (ASA) 2007 Distinguished Scholarly Book Award for his acclaimed work, Mexican New York: Transnational Worlds of New Immigrants (University of California Press, 2005). "I am surprised and very honored to receive the awar  more

BASEBALL COMPLETES FOUR-GAME SERIES SWEEP WITH 8-2 WIN OVER HAWAI'I-HILO
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 20 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Behind a solid outing by senior Corey Weglin and a 6-for-10 performance at the plate from their third and fourth place hitters, the Sacramento State baseball team defeated Hawai'i-Hilo by a score of 8-2 on Sunday, April 20, sweeping the four-game series this weekend at Hornet Field. With the win, the Hornets move to 19-18 overall, while the Vulcans fall to 13-21. The win marked the 82  more

BASEBALL CONTINUES WAC ROAD SWING AT NEVADA
RENO, Nev., May 7 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: HORNETS CONTINUE WAC ROAD SWING AT NEVADA After clinching a spot in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament this past weekend, the Hornets will continue their nine-game road trip with a four game series against Nevada. The Wolf Pack are currently 28-19 overall and 15-9 in the WAC, good enough for second place, a game back of Fresno State, who the Hornets will play in their final series of   more

BASEBALL DROPS FIRST WAC TOURNAMENT GAME TO FRESNO STATE 3-2
RUSTON, La., May 22 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped a 3-2 decision to Fresno State, in a rare pitchers duel at Louisiana Tech's J.C. Love Field in the first round of the Western Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday, May 22. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 23-33 overall, while the Bulldogs improve to 34-27. Sacramento State will play the loser of the first round game between Hawai'i and New Mex  more

BASEBALL DROPS RIVER CITY CLASSIC FINALE TO UC DAVIS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 9 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped a 12-3 decision to the UC Davis Aggies on Sunday, March 9, at Hornet Field in the finale of the 2008 River City Classic, which pitted the two host schools against one another. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 2-8 on the season, while the Aggies improve to 7-7 on the season. The Hornets drew first blood against their rival, as in the botto  more

BASEBALL DROPS SERIES OPENER TO GONZAGA 4-3
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team fell to the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the series opener between the two teams, 4-3, on Friday, March 21 at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 5-12 on the season, while the Bulldogs improve to 13-8. The Zags started the game strong, as after drawing two walks to open the game, Marcus McKimmy cleared the bases on a 3-2 pitch, homering to dee  more

BASEBALL DROPS SERIES OPENER TO HAWAII
HONOLULU, May 3 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped their series opener to the Hawai'i Rainbows, 8-3, on Friday, May 2 at Les Murakami Stadium. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 19-25, 10-10 in Western Athletic Conference play, while the Rainbows improve to 22-24, 14-11 in the WAC. Hawai'i opened the scoring in the fourth inning, as Greg Garcia hit a RBI double, which was followed by a Landon Hernandez  more

BASEBALL DROPS TOUGH DECISION TO DONS 9-8
SAN FRANCISCO, April 22 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State Hornets fell to the San Francisco Dons by the score of 9-8 on Tuesday, April 22 at Beneditti Diamond. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 19-19, while the Dons, who took the season series from the Hornets 2-0, improve to 23-17. Sacramento State started the scoring in the top of the first, as senior Ryan Blair singled, and then stole second, putting himself in scoring  more

BASEBALL ELIMINATED FROM WAC TOURNAMENT FOLLOWING LOSS TO NEVADA
RUSTON, La., May 24 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team was eliminated from the Western Athletic Conference Tournament in fourth place following a 15-5 loss to Nevada in seven innings on Saturday, May 24 at J.C. Love Field. With the loss the Hornets finish the season at 24-35, while the Wolf Pack improved to 33-25, and will play Hawai'i on Saturday night, with the winner earning the right to play in the championsh  more

BASEBALL EXTENDS CONFERENCE WINNING STREAK TO SEVEN WITH DOUBLEHEADER SWEEP OVER LA TECH
RUSTON, La., April 5 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team extended its Western Athletic Conference win streak to seven with a doubleheader sweep over Louisiana Tech on Saturday, April 5 at J.C. Love Field. The Hornets won game one 13-7 before taking home a 6-4 victory in game two. The seven game streak marks the longest conference win streak during the Division I era, breaking the previous mark of six straight, whi  more

BASEBALL FACES HAWAI'I IN KEY WAC ROAD SERIES
HONOLULU, May 2 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: HORNETS FACE HAWAI'I IN KEY WAC ROAD SERIES After dropping their last five games in Western Athletic Conference play, and there last six games overall, the Sacramento State Hornets will look to bounce back as they travel to Hawai'i to take on the Rainbows. Hawai'i passed the Hornets in the WAC standings by taking home a series split at Louisiana Tech last weekend. The two teams are meeting for   more

BASEBALL FALLS IN CAUSEWAY CLASH TO UC DAVIS 8-7
DAVIS, Calif., April 15 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped an 8-7 decision to the UC Davis Aggies on Tuesday, April 15 at Dobbins Stadium. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 15-18 on the season, while UC Davis improves to 24-11, and takes the season series between the two clubs 3-0. The two teams traded runs in the first two innings, as UC Davis opened the scoring in the bottom of the first as Ryan Sco  more

BASEBALL FALLS IN DOUBLEHEADER TO SAN JOSE STATE
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 15 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped a doubleheader to the San Jose State Spartans, losing game one 13-1 in eight innings and falling 5-1 in the nightcap on Saturday, March 15 at Municipal Stadium. With the day's results, the Hornets fall to 4-10 on the season, 1-2 in the WAC, while San Jose State improves to 10-5, 2-1 inside the conference. In game one, San Jose State made up   more

BASEBALL FALLS IN SATURDAY DOUBLE DIP TO GONZAGA
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 22 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State men's baseball team dropped a doubleheader to the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Saturday, March 22 at Hornet Field. Game one saw the Bulldogs win 9-5, and they followed it up with an 18-12 game two victory. With the results of the day, the Hornets fell to 5-14, while the Zags improved to 15-8. In game one, Gonzaga struck for a run in each of the first two innings, on a R  more

BASEBALL FALLS IN SATURDAY DOUBLE DIP TO NEW MEXICO STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 26 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team fell to the New Mexico State Aggies in a Western Athletic Conference doubleheader at Hornet Field on Saturday, April 26. New Mexico State took game one, 5-3, before winning the afternoon cap 11-5. With the action on the day, the Hornets fall to 19-22, 10-8 in WAC play, while the Aggies improve to 21-25 and 8-11 in the WAC. The Hornets started game  more

BASEBALL FALLS IN SERIES OPENER TO NEW MEXICO STATE 7-4
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 25 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped a 7-4 decision to the visiting New Mexico State Aggies in a Western Athletic Conference matchup on Friday, April 25 at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 19-20, 10-6 in WAC play, while the Aggies improve to 19-25, 6-11 in the WAC. New Mexico State started the scoring off in the top of the second, as Joe Leghorn hit a one-out   more

BASEBALL FALLS IN SERIES OPENER TO SAN JOSE STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 11 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State Hornets fell back into a tie for first place in the Western Athletic Conference following a 9-4 series opening loss to San Jose State on Friday, April 11 at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 13-16, 8-4 in WAC play, which matches Nevada's conference record for a first place tie in the conference. The Spartans improve to 16-14, 7-9 in the WAC, which i  more

BASEBALL HAS COMEBACK FALL SHORT IN 7-6 DEFEAT AGAINST SANTA CLARA
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 29 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State Hornets came back from a 6-2 deficit against Santa Clara, but lost a 7-6 decision on Tuesday, April 29 at Stephen Schott Stadium. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 19-24, while the Broncos improve to 27-16. Santa Clara opened the scoring in the bottom of the first as Matt Long hit a leadoff home run to right field, giving the Broncos a 1-0 lead. Before the inn  more

BASEBALL HITS THE ROAD FOR CONFERENCE SERIES AGAINST LA TECH
RUSTON, La., April 2 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: SECOND PLACE HORNETS TRAVEL TO LOUISIANA TECH After taking home a four-game series sweep in Western Athletic Conference action this past weekend, the Hornets will take their 5-3 conference mark to Ruston, Louisiana for a four-game series against Louisiana Tech on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 3-5 at J.C. Love Field. The Bulldogs took two-of-three from the San Jose State Spartans at   more

BASEBALL HOLDS OFF OREGON STATE, WINS 15-12
TEMPE, Ariz., April 20 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: It was another wild and wacky Sunday in the Pac-10, as Arizona State withstood a late Oregon State rally to take the series finale 15-12 in front of 3,279 fans at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark. With the win, the Sun Devils improve to 31-6 on the year, 7-5 in Pac-10 play. The two teams went through a combined 12 pitchers (seven for OSU and five for ASU) and scored 27 runs on 26 hits. Be  more

BASEBALL HOSTS NEW MEXICO STATE; FRIDAY GAME START CHANGED TO 2 P.M.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 24 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: HORNETS HOST CRUCIAL WAC SERIES VERSUS NEW MEXICO STATE After a week absence from Western Athletic Conference play, the Sacramento State Hornets return to conference play as they host the New Mexico State Aggies for a four-game series at Hornet Field. The first game of the series, originally scheduled to be contested at 1 p.m. has been moved to a 2 p.m. start. The Aggies come in  more

BASEBALL OPENS WAC PLAY AT SAN JOSE STATE
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 13 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: SPARTANS AND HORNETS OPEN UP 2008 WAC SEASON The Sacramento State baseball team will travel to San Jose to take on the Spartans on Fri.-Sun., March 14-16. As will be the case during the entire conference season, a single game will be played on Friday and Sunday, with a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. The series marks the opening of the conference schedule for the league. The Spar  more

BASEBALL SEES LEAD SLIP AWAY IN 8-7 LOSS TO HAWAII
HONOLULU, May 4 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team took a 7-5 lead into the bottom of the ninth, but failed to hold on, dropping an 8-7 decision to the Hawai'i Rainbows on Sunday, May 4 at Les Murakami Stadium. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 20-27, 11-12 in the Western Athletic Conference, while the Rainbows improved to 24-25, 11-12 in the WAC. With Louisiana Tech losing all four weekend games, both teams cli  more

BASEBALL SERIES FINALE GOES TO NEW MEXICO STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 27 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped a 14-4 decision to the New Mexico State Aggies on Sunday, April 27 at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 19-23, 10-9 in the Western Athletic Conference, while the Aggies improved to 24-25, 9-11 in the WAC. New Mexico State continued their hot hitting in the series, scoring the games first six runs. The top of the first saw Jo  more

BASEBALL SERIES OPENER GOES TO WOLF PACK
RENO, Nev., May 10 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped a 14-5 decision to the Nevada Wolf Pack in game one of a four-game Western Athletic Conference series on Friday, May 9 at Peccole Park. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 20-28 on the season, 11-13 in WAC play, while the Wolf Pack improve to 29-19, 16-9 in the WAC. The Hornet bats were hot early, as the team jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the to  more

BASEBALL SET FOR CLASH WITH FRESNO STATE IN GAME ONE OF WAC TOURNAMENT
RUSTON, La., May 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: HORNETS DRAW FRESNO STATE FOR WAC TOURNAMENT GAME 1 After splitting a four-game series this past weekend, Sacramento State and Fresno State will do battle for the fifth straight time on Thursday morning at the Western Athletic Conference Tournament. First pitch is scheduled for 11 a.m. Central time, 9 a.m. Pacific from J.C. Love Field in Ruston, Louisiana The Bulldogs enter the tournament a  more

BASEBALL SET FOR CONDENSED THREE-GAME SERIES AGAINST GONZAGA
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 20 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: BASEBALL HOSTS GONZAGA BULLDOGS FOR THREE-GAME SET Coming off of a win over the No. 12 ranked California Golden Bears, the Sacramento State Hornets will host a two-day, three-game series at Hornet Field on March 21 and 22. Gonzaga comes into the series following a three-game midweek series against Utah Valley, where the Bulldogs won two-of-three. This past week, the Bulldogs took h  more

BASEBALL SPLITS DOUBLEHEADER WITH FIRST PLACE FRESNO STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 17 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team split a doubleheader with first place Fresno State on Saturday, May 17 at Hornet Field. Sacramento State was victorious, 4-0, in game one, before dropping game two 6-4. With the action on the day, the Hornets ran their record to 23-31, 14-16 in Western Athletic Conference play, while the Bulldogs moved to 32-27, 20-11 in the WAC. In game one of the   more

BASEBALL SPLITS DOUBLEHEADER WITH HAWAII
HONOLULU, May 4 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team split a doubleheader with the Hawai'i Rainbows on Saturday, May 3 at Les Murakami Stadium. Hawai'i took game one 3-1, while the Hornets were victorious in game two 7-3. The Hornets record moved to 20-26, 11-11 in the Western Athletic Conference, while the Rainbows moved to 23-25, 10-12 in the WAC. In game one, the Hornets opened the scoring in the top of the s  more

BASEBALL SQUARES OFF WITH VULCANS IN NON-CONFERENCE TILTS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 17 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: VULCANS AND HORNETS SQUARE OFF IN NON-CONFERENCE TILT The Sacramento State Hornets, who have dropped their last two contests after winning 10-of-12 over a three-week span, will face off with the Hawai'i-Hilo Vulcans in a four-game non-conference series at Hornet Field. Hawai'i Hilo, who is a Division I independent, announced on Wednesday that they will be moving back to Division II  more

BASEBALL SUFFERS TOUGH 2-1 DEFEAT TO SAN JOSE STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 13 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team split a four-game weekend series with San Jose State, following a 2-1 Spartan victory on Sunday, April 13 at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 15-17 on the season, 10-5 in WAC play, and following Fresno State's 8-0 victory over Louisiana Tech today, Sacramento State is now a half game behind the Bulldogs in the conference standings. Sa  more

BASEBALL SWEEPS DOUBLEHEADER AGAINST SAN JOSE STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 12 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team regained sole possession of first place in the Western Athletic Conference with a doubleheader sweep of the visiting San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, April 12 at Hornet Field. The Hornets won game one 6-3, before taking home a 10-9 victory in game two. With the pair of victories, the Hornets improved to 15-16 overall, 10-4 in WAC play, while the   more

BASEBALL TAKES DOWN NO. 17 STANFORD 5-3
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 25 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: For the second time in seven days, the Sacramento State baseball team knocked off a ranked Pac-10 foe, as they took down No. 17 Stanford 5-3 on Tuesday, March 25 at Hornet Field. With the win, the Hornets improve to 6-14 on the season, while the Cardinal fall to 10-6. Stanford opened up the scoring in the top of the fourth, as Brent Milleville provided a RBI groundout that was foll  more

BASEBALL TAKES EARLY LEAD, BUT FALLS TO FRESNO STATE IN SERIES FINALE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 18 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team took an early 3-0 lead, but could not hold on, as Fresno State took home a 13-6 victory to split the weekend Western Athletic Conference series played at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 23-32 and 14-17 in WAC play, while the Bulldogs improved to 33-27, 21-11 in the WAC. With the results from the weekend, the Bulldogs took home the regu  more

BASEBALL TAKES SERIES OPENER FROM HAWAII 4-2
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 28 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team took home a series opening 4-2 victory over the Hawai'i Rainbows on Friday, March 28 at Hornet Field. With the win, the Hornets improve to 7-14 overall, 2-3 in the Western Athletic Conference, while the Rainbows fall to 9-16 overall, 1-4 in WAC play. The contest started as a pitchers duel, with neither team lighting up the scoreboard in the first   more

BASEBALL TEAM WELCOMES THREE TRANSFERS
BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 13 -- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University issued the following news release: The Virginia Tech baseball staff has announced the addition of three junior college transfers who will join the Hokies for the 2009 season. All three come to Blacksburg from California and each has two years of eligibility remaining. Head coach Pete Hughes and his staff will welcome Steve Domecus, a catcher/outfielder from Moorpark College; Mike Kaminski, an outfielder from Cuest  more

BASEBALL TIES GAME IN NINTH, BUT FALLS TO SAN JOSE STATE 5-4
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 16 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Despite tying the score at 4-4 in the top of the ninth inning, the Sacramento State baseball team fell to the San Jose State Spartans 5-4 on Sunday, March 16 at Municipal Stadium. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 4-11, 1-3 in Western Athletic Conference play, while the Spartans improve to 11-5, 3-1 in WAC play. After the Spartans scored the first two runs of the contest in the bott  more

BASEBALL USES THE LONG BALL TO SWEEP DOUBLEHEADER AGAINST HAWAII
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 29 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sophomore Tim Wheeler hit a grand slam in game one, and junior Gabe Jacobo hit a three-run homer in game two, lifting the Hornets to 6-4 and 5-2 victories over the Hawai'i Rainbows on Saturday, March 29 at Hornet Field. With the wins, the Hornets improve to 9-14, 4-3 in Western Athletic Conference play, while the Rainbows fall to 9-18, 2-5 in the WAC. Game one saw the Hornets strik  more

BASEBALL WINS FIRST EVER WAC TOURNEY GAME WITH 8-5 TRIUMPH OVER NEW MEXICO STATE
RUSTON, La., May 23 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Behind home runs from junior Gabe Jacobo and senior David Flores, the Sacramento State baseball team defeated New Mexico State, 8-5, in a elimination game at the Western Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday, May 23. With the win, the Hornets improved 24-33, winning their first ever WAC Tournament contest, while the Aggies finish the season 28-33 following the loss. The Hornets will play th  more

BASEBALL'S FIVE GAME WIN STREAK SNAPPED BY RIVAL UC DAVIS 10-5
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 1 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team had its five-game winning streak snapped by the UC Davis Aggies, who defeated the Hornets 10-5 on Tuesday, April 1 at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 10-15 overall, while the Aggies improve to 18-8. UC Davis opened the scoring in the top of the second on a RBI single by Kyle Mihaylo, and increased the lead to 2-0 in the third innin  more

BASKETBALL SALUKIS HEADED TO BIG APPLE
CARBONDALE, Ill., Nov. 14 -- Southern Illinois University at Carbondale issued the following Weekly Communique from the president's office: The SIUC men's basketball team will take on Duke University in the next round of the 2K Sports Classic. The game tips-off at 7 p.m. EDT Thursday, Nov. 20, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Salukis earned the trip to New York after winning the first two rounds of the tournament, played at the SIU Arena. In the first game, the Dawgs beat California   more

BATTERED WOMEN IN PRISON SUBJECT OF PLAY
FULLERTON, Calif., Nov. 14 -- California State University Fullerton issued the following press release: What: "Life Without Parole," a play about battered women serving life terms in prison for killing their male abusers, will be presented Nov. 21 at Cal State Fullerton. When: Friday, Nov. 21 6 p.m. Where: Titan Theatre in the Titan Student Union 800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton Additional: "Life Without Parole," performed by members of the Vanguard University Theatre De  more

Bayliss Creates Glass Artwork For New Indianapolis Airport
ANDERSON, Ind., Nov. 5 -- Anderson University issued the following news release: A new sculpture created by Arlon Bayliss, professor of Art at Anderson University, and artist Mary Jo Kramb Bayliss will be permanently featured when the new Indianapolis International Airport opens on November 12, 2008. The collaborative creation, a glass wall entitled "Flightwave," is located in the heart of the new airport on the east side of the Civic Plaza within the facility. "I am so grateful for this  more

BEAUTY QUEENS IN TOWN THIS WEEKEND FOR MISS CALIFORNIA USA, MISS TEEN CALIFORNIA USA PAGEANTS
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The city of Palm Springs issued the following news release: Beauty Queens from around the state will visit Palm Springs this weekend to compete in the 2009 Miss California USA and Miss California Teen USA pageants at the Riviera Resort & Spa. The three-day competitions, Nov.21-23, will feature 150 contestants who will be judged in areas that include interview, swimsuit and evening gown. The pageants will be hosted by popular KMIR-TV6 weathercaster Gino Lamo  more

BEHAVIORAL SCIENTIST, SOCIAL WORKER ANDERSON TO RECEIVE HONORARY DOCTORATE
INDIANA, Pa., Nov. 11 -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Retired Air Force officer Lt. Col. Robert C. Anderson, an internationally recognized behavioral scientist and social worker, will receive an honorary doctor of public service degree at Indiana University of Pennsylvania's December undergraduate commencement ceremony. Anderson is a 1967 graduate of IUP. He is a founder of the Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency, Provo, Utah, and currently serves  more

BELLAMA AND BROOKLYN SECOND IN PAC-10 DOUBLES
TEMPE, Ariz., April 27 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The 2008 Pac-10 Men's Tennis Championships concluded with the Arizona State men's tennis No. 1 doubles team placing second overall and singles player Wes Miller finishing runner-up in the Invitational Singles Flight. The No. 45 ranked and No. 2 seeded doubles team of Matt Brooklyn and T.J. Bellama saw their championship run come to an end with a loss to the No. 2 ranked and No. 1 seeded doubles team of   more

BENEDETTI SEVENTH ON ONE-METER AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS
TEMPE, Ariz., March 27 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: Day one of the NCAA Men's Swimming Championships concluded with junior Micky Benedetti finishing a strong seventh place in the one-meter. The All-American earned 361.25 points in the event final. Benedetti had scored 332.70 in the preliminaries. Senior C.J. Nuess also competed on Thursday. The Medical Lake, Wash., senior clocked in a time of 4:21.41 to place 23rd overall in the 500 free. The Sun Dev  more

BERKELEY PARKS, POLICE WARN AGAINST SPIKE IN METAL THEFT
BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 14 -- The city of Berkeley issued the following news release: Metal thefts in Berkeley are reducing lighting in parks, endangering trees, and threatening the cleanliness of water in Aquatic Park and San Francisco Bay. The thefts have also cost City residents more than $200,000 this year to replace wire, grates and pipes. The Parks and Police Departments are teaming up to ask community members for their help in identifying and reducing this crime. In October, coppe  more

BERKELEY ZERO WASTE COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR AUG. 25 MEETING
BERKELEY, Calif., Aug. 25 -- The Berkeley Zero Waste Commission issued the following meeting agenda: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 1. Roll Call 2. Discussion of draft Extended Producer Responsibility resolution Extended Producer Responsibility, or Product Stewardship, is the principle that manufacturers take appropriate responsibility for the environmental impacts of their products and its packaging, including the extraction, processing, manufacturing, toxic content, environmental impacts of product  more

BERKELEY ZERO WASTE COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 3 MEETING
BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 3 -- The Berkeley Zero Waste Commission issued the following meeting agenda: Monday, November 3, 2008, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Copies of the current draft resolution are available from the Commission Secretary at 981-6357 or tlevy@ci.berkeley.ca.us 1. Roll Call 2. Discuss and adopt a final draft Extended Producer Responsibility resolution and Commission report. The Subcommittee report will be presented to the full Zero Waste Commission at their meeting of November 24,  more

BERKELEY ZERO WASTE COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 6 MEETING
BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 6 -- The Berkeley Zero Waste Commission issued the following meeting agenda: Monday, October 6, 2008, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Copies of the current draft resolution are available from the Commission Secretary at 981-6357 or tlevy@ci.berkeley.ca.us 1. Roll Call 2. Discuss and adopt a draft Extended Producer Responsibility resolution and Commission report. The Subcommittee report will be presented to the full Zero Waste Commission at their meeting of October 27, 2008.   more

BERKELEY ZERO WASTE COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR SEPT. 15 MEETING
BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 15 -- The Berkeley Zero Waste Commission issued the following meeting agenda: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 1. Roll Call 2. Discussion of draft Extended Producer Responsibility resolution Extended Producer Responsibility, or Product Stewardship, is the principle that manufacturers take appropriate responsibility for the environmental impacts of their products and its packaging, including the extraction, processing, manufacturing, toxic content, environmental impacts of pro  more

BERKELEY ZERO WASTE COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 22 MEETING
BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 22 -- The Berkeley Zero Waste Commission issued the following meeting minutes: Monday, September 22, 2008 Chairwoman Nashua Kalil called the meeting to order with a quorum at 7: 10 p.m. 1. Roll Call: Commissioners present: Blachman (7:15), Dodsworth (7:25), Jensen, Kalil, Kirkpatrick, Nava, Schultze-Allen, Tam Chair Kalil welcomed new commissioner Kelly Kirkpatrick for District 5, appointed by Laurie Capitelli. Commissioners absent: Sadigh (excused absence)  more

Bethel to Host Firefighter Leadership Conference
MISHAWAKA, Ind., Nov. 6 -- Bethel College issued the following news release: Hundreds of firefighters from the Midwest will spend four days at Bethel College Nov. 13 - 16. This is the third year Mishawaka firefighters have put together this instructional leadership conference that's also supported by South Bend and Penn Township Fire Departments. This is also the only free conference of its kind in the Midwest. Schedule of Events: Nov. 13 from 6 - 10 p.m., Academic Building - Room 342   more

BIOLOGISTS JOHN AND VICKI PEARSE RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The University of California at Santa Cruz issued the following press release: The Western Society of Naturalists has awarded its 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award to UCSC biologists John and Vicki Pearse. John Pearse, a professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology, and his wife, Vicki, a research associate at the Institute of Marine Sciences, are both experts on marine invertebrates. The Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2005 to honor an   more

Biology Seminar Series: How To Make A Modern Cell
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Sept. 19 -- Lake Forest College issued the following news release: Dr. Aaron Turkewitz, an authority on cell trafficking, will deliver a public seminar at Lake Forest College on Wednesday, September 24, 2008. Aimed at a general audience, Dr. Turkewitz's presentation titled "How to Make a Modern Cell" shows the evolution of cell membrane trafficking in the Tetrahymena thermophila. The seminar will be held in Meyer Auditorium, Hotchkiss Hall. The public is welcome to atten  more

BIRCH AQUARIUM AT SCRIPPS ANNOUNCES WINTER EVENING LECTURE SERIES
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The University of California at San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography issued the following press release: Dates: Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9 Time: 6:30-8 p.m. Public: $8 Students/Educators: $5 RSVP: 858-534-5771 The Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series provides concise, comprehensive presentations on climate change and other research conducted worldwide by scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Scr  more

BIRCH AQUARIUM AT SCRIPPS ANNOUNCES WINTER EVENING LECTURE SERIES
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: The Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series provides concise, comprehensive presentations on climate change and other research conducted worldwide by scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Scripps scientists are exploring Earth's mysteries in hundreds of research projects under way on every continent. Learn about science at Scripps and  more

BLAZEK PITCHING IN ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE TO WRAP UP SOLID PRO BASEBALL SEASONS FOR FORMER CATS
BURLINGTON, Vt., Oct. 8 -- The University of Vermont issued the following news release: Former University of Vermont baseball standout Chris Blazek '06, a member of the Houston Astros organization, has been assigned to pitch in the prestigious Arizona Fall League that opened play this week. Blazek's stint in the AFL, the top fall showcase for Major League Baseball prospects, wraps up a solid season for four former Catamounts in professional baseball. In addition to Blazek, who was a midsea  more

BLUE HAWKS FINISH HIGHER THAN ANY TEAM IN SCHOOL HISTORY; FINISH SEASON IN FINAL SIX IN NATION
DICKINSON, N.D., May 21 -- Dickinson State University issued the following news release: The Dickinson State University softball team finished it season Tuesday at the NAIA National Softball Tournament after they fell to the number one team in the nation California Baptist 7-0. The Blue Hawks finished its season at 39-10 and making it to the final six in the nation. That is the highest any softball team in Dickinson State history has made it. The Hawks went 4-3 at the national tournament whil  more

BLUE HAWKS MAKING A RETURN TRIP TO NAIA NATIONAL TOURNAMENT-RECEIVE AT-LARGE BID
DICKINSON, N.D., May 11 -- Dickinson State University issued the following news release: The Dickinson State Blue Hawk softball team, currently 35-7 on the season, will make a return trip back to Decatur, Ala., after receiving an At-Large bid to the NAIA Softball National Tournament. This will be the second time in school history that the Blue Hawks will make an appearance in the National Tournament. The first came last season when the Hawks went 3-1 in pool play and advanced to the "Elite 8"  more

BLUE HAWKS SPLIT IN OPENING ROUND OF POOL-PLAY ACTION
DICKINSON, N.D., May 17 -- Dickinson State University issued the following news release: The Blue Hawks took the nation's #1 ranked team to the limit and beyond Friday, but California Baptist University, on only four hits, pushed across the game's lone run in the top of the 12th inning to secure an opening round win for the Lancers, 1-0. DSU had their chances and stranded 13 runners to only five left on base by CBU. Dickinson State pounded out 10 hits, including four by Kelly Jahn and thre  more

BOAT TOURS AT MILLERTON LAKE CELEBRATE ANNUAL RETURN OF MIGRATORY BALD EAGLES
FRIANT, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The Department of Parks and Recreation's State Parks unit issued the following press release: California State Parks invites the public to celebrate the annual return of wintering Bald Eagles to Millerton Lake State Recreation Area. Join Ranger and Interpretive Staff as we ply the waters of Millerton Lake in search of our National Symbol- the majestic American Bald Eagle. View Eagles close-up while learning about their dramatic recovery, fascinating ecology and Mill  more

BOEING COMPANY PRESENTS $140,000 TO CSULB FOR SCHOLARSHIPS, STUDENT GROUPS IN ENGINEERING, EDUCATION, BUSINESS, LIBERAL ARTS, MATH, SCIENCE
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 19 -- California State University Long Beach issued the following press release: Representatives from The Boeing Company have presented a check for $140,000 to California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) that will be used to support scholarships and student organizations in five of the university's eight colleges - Engineering, Education, Business Administration, Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences and Mathematics. "The Boeing Company has been one of this univers  more

BOYD HITS FIRST TWO CAREER HOME RUNS; HORNETS TURN TRIPLE PLAY IN 12-2 VICTORY OVER HAWAII-HILO
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 18 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Senior Brian Boyd hit the first two home runs of his collegiate career, while the Hornets turned just their second triple play during the Division I era, as Sacramento State defeated Hawai'i-Hilo 12-2 in seven innings on Friday, April 18 at Hornet Field. With the win, the Hornets improve to 16-18, while the Vulcans fall to 13-18. The game was shortened to seven innings as the 10-run r  more

BRIGGS INTERNS WITH U.S. SPORTS MANAGEMENT
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Washington, Pa. native, Emily Briggs is an avid sports enthusiast. She is outspoken, persistent and charismatic; she has what it takes to make it in sport management. As an intern for U.S. Sports Management Inc. in Charlotte, N.C., Briggs is thriving among her fellow sports fanatics. Since September, she has learned how to communicate properly with clients, multitask on assignments, and mana  more

BURROWS NAMED INTERIM VICE PRESIDENT FOR UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT
CALIFORNIA, Pa., July 8 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: President Angelo Armenti Jr. has named Angela J. Burrows Cal U's interim vice president for university advancement, effective July 8, 2008. She replaces June Pickett Dowdy, who retired on July 1, after six years in the position. Ms. Burrows joined Cal U in September 2007 as director of public affairs. In that position, she has served as presidential spokesperson and has been responsible for   more

BUSINESS LEADER AND LONG-TIME SVSU BOARD MEMBER TO ADDRESS GRADUATES
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich., Aug. 6 -- Saginaw Valley State University issued the following press release: A successful local businessman with 13 years of service on the Saginaw Valley State University Board of Control will address graduates during Commencement exercises Monday, Aug. 18. D. Brian Law will speak about the importance of continuing to learn after college. The graduating class consists of 221individuals expected to complete degree requirements who have indicated that they intend   more

CAL CELEBRATES ITS ROLE IN NBM EXHIBITION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 10 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: More than 100 members of the Cal U community gathered Nov. 1-2 in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the University's role in Green Community, a yearlong exhibition at the National Building Museum. Open until Oct. 25, 2009, the free exhibition focuses on sustainable technology and environmental design. Cal U - the only university included in Green Community - earned recognition for the susta  more

CAL SENIOR NAMED TO PASSHE BOARD OF GOVERNORS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The state Senate has chosen California University's student government president to serve on the Board of Governors for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). Ryan Jerico, a senior at Cal U from Canonsburg, PA, was confirmed by the Senate late last month. A Science and Technology student with a minor in Leadership and Business, Jerico is president of Cal U's Student S  more

CAL STATE L.A. PRESENTS A JIMI HENDRIX, TERRY RILEY TRIBUTE CONCERT MON., NOV. 24
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 -- California State University Los Angeles issued the following press release: "The Terry Riley Experience" will be presented by the Music Department at California State University, Los Angeles on Monday, Nov. 24, 8 p.m., at Cal State L.A.'s Music Hall. Led by director John M. Kennedy, the New Music Ensemble at Cal State L.A. will present a concert featuring two influential musicians of the 1960's, Terry Riley and Jimi Hendrix. The New Music Ensemble at CSULA will p  more

CAL STATE LONG BEACH FILM AND VIDEO PRODUCTION STUDENT RECEIVES OUTSTANDING STUDENT SERVICE AWARD
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 20 -- California State University Long Beach issued the following press release: Drue Metz, a film and video production major at Cal State Long Beach (CSULB), was presented the Outstanding Student Service Award Nov. 19 for working above and beyond in the service of his fellow students and the campus' Film and Electronic Arts Department (FEA). Metz was recognized during the "Day of the Arts" celebration hosted by the student council of the College of the Arts (COTA)  more

CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE IS OPEN
NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Nov. 16 -- California State University Northridge issued the following press release: Cal State Northridge is operating on a normal schedule, which means that classes will be held as usual Monday, Nov. 17. While air quality remains a concern throughout the Southern California area, university officials urge individuals who may be affected by unhealthful conditions to consult the South Coast Air Quality Management District's Web site, www.aqmd.gov, for regular updates an  more

CAL U ALUMNI ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2008 AWARDS OF DISTINCTION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., June 16 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: On Saturday, June 14, California University of Pennsylvania's Alumni Association presented its 2008 Awards of Distinction at the annual luncheon that took place in the Performance Center of the Natali Student Center. 
 Several outstanding alumni were honored June 14 during the Annual Alumni Association Awards Luncheon. Featured in the photograph above are (sitting from left): Robert   more

CAL U ANNOUNCES DEAN'S LIST FOR SPRING 2008
CALIFORNIA, Pa., June 6 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Listed below in alphabetical order are the students who made the Dean's List at California University of Pennsylvania for the Spring 2008 semester. To obtain this list divided into counties, media outlets should call 724-938-5898 or e-mail wald@cup.edu. Melyssa A Aaron Latasha S Able Kimberly A Abt Benjamin T Ace Holly M Adams Paul M Adams Scott G Adams Michelle Adamsky Carly Aducc  more

CAL U BEGINS 2008 FALL SEMESTER AUG. 25
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Aug. 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The first day of classes for California University of Pennsylvania's 2008 fall semester will be on Monday, August 25. Faculty Convocation will be on Tuesday, August 26 at 11 a.m. in the Morgan Hall auditorium during the university's common hour when no classes are scheduled. There will be no classes on Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day. Preceding the start of the 2008 fall seme  more

CAL U BLACK BOX THEATER NAMED FOR PHILANTHROPISTS CAL U BLACK BOX THEATER NAMED FOR PHILANTHROPISTS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 20 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The Black Box Theatre at California University of Pennsylvania now bears the name of two regional philanthropists. The performance space inside Steele Hall was dedicated and named the Gerald and Carolyn Blaney Theatre at a ceremony on Oct. 9. After the dedication, Cal's Department of Theatre and Dance opened its fall 2008 season with a performance of "The Real Inspector Hound." The th  more

CAL U CUSTODIAN HONORED FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 2 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Community service is one of Cal U's three interrelated goals as it works to help students build both character and careers. If they need a role model, those students can look to Milo Messenger, who was honored recently for serving his community of New Salem. A Custodian II who has worked at Cal U for 27 years, Messenger's behind-the-scenes volunteer work for Menallen Township and the town o  more

CAL U ENROLLMENT RISES AGAIN
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 23 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: With a headcount of 8,519, enrollment has reached an all-time high at California University of Pennsylvania. This marks the 11th consecutive year of rising enrollment for Cal U. The increase of 3.8 percent over last year's, far exceeds the recent average increases for the 14 institutions that comprise the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Cal U's enrollment has climbed by n  more

CAL U EXPANDS CONSTITUTION DAY ACTIVITIES; SEPT. 17-19
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University's Department of History and Political Science will continue and expand its Constitution Day activities this fall to show how one of the nation's most prized national documents has its roots in piracy. "The Many Faces of Piracy" will take place on the Cal U campus from Sept. 17-19 and this three-day event will explore every aspect of piracy. On Wednesday, Sept. 17 Ca  more

CAL U FACULTY ROSTER LENGTHENS; 15 ADDED TO TENURE TRACK
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 29 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Cal U added 15 new tenure track and four full-time temporary faculty members heading into the 2008-2009 academic year. Of the 15 new tenure track faculty members, seven are with the College of Liberal Arts, five are with the Eberly College of Science and Technology, and three with the College of Education and Human Services. Those that joined the College of Liberal Arts are Drs. Angela Blo  more

CAL U FACULTY, STUDENTS MAKE CHINA CONNECTION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Aug. 15 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Hebei University in China was the destination for five members of the California University community who traveled with a group from IECS, the International English & Cultural Studies program. The travelers were at the university, not far from Beijing, for English Week activities May 22-June 4. IECS works to enhance the personal success of students by equipping them with English and lead  more

CAL U HELPS DONORA MARK ANNIVERSARY OF SMOG
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 29 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University has played a strong supporting role in efforts to recall the regional environmental disaster that prompted a nationwide push for cleaner air. In the town of Donora, just 13 miles from the Cal U campus, events Oct. 20-26 will mark the 60th anniversary of the "Donora smog disaster." In 1948, a lethal mix of fog and pollution from the Donora Zinc Works, the largest pl  more

CAL U HELPS TO CHECK VALIDITY OF SAT
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Aug. 14 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Incoming students are familiar with the SAT, the standardized test used by college admissions departments nationwide. Now the SAT itself has been put to the test - and the results are helping Cal U to schedule incoming freshmen more effectively and conduct more efficient orientations. California University of Pennsylvania was among 110 U.S. colleges and universities selected to take part  more

CAL U HOLIDAY POTTERY SALE SET FOR DEC. 8-10
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The Cal U Holiday Student Pottery Sale, a true indicator that the season of joy and giving is fast approaching, will take place Dec. 8-10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. This holiday tradition will take place in the Ceramics Studio (CER 100) in the Herron Quad near renovated Vulcan Hall. All members of the Cal U and local communities are urged to take advantage of this ideal opportunit  more

CAL U HOSTS ROBOTICS COMPETITION NOV. 14 AREA MIDDLE SCHOOLS AND HIGH SCHOOLS INVITED TO PARTICIPATE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 23 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Elevation is the name. Robotics is the game. California University of Pennsylvania hosts the Western Pennsylvania VEX Robotics Competition on Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at the Eberly Science and Technology Building on campus. Area middle school and high school teams will compete in Elevation, a game involving four VEX robots operated by student drivers, with teams maneuvering the robots to scor  more

CAL U MUSIC DEPARTMENT WILL CONDUCT ANNUAL 'HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA' IN PERFORMANCE CENTER NOV. 20
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's Department of Music will present its annual "Holiday Extravaganza" on Thursday, November 20, in the Performance Center, located inside the Natali Student Center, beginning at 8 p.m. There is no admission charge and the Cal U community and general public are welcome. Performing in this collaborative effort will be the University Choir, Brass Ensembl  more

CAL U OFFERING NEW 100% ONLINE MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., July 29 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania is offering new 100% online Master's Degree programs in Elementary Education beginning Spring 2009. This program offers two tracks: One option is a 33-credit Master's Degree and Certification (24 credits for certification only) designed for certified teachers interested in gaining additional certification in Early Childhood Education. The curriculum is   more

CAL U RECEIVES $125,000 GRANT FROM SARAH SCAIFE FOUNDATION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., July 14 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The Sarah Scaife Foundation awarded a grant of $125,000 to California University of Pennsylvania to support the University's Government Agency Coordination Office (GACO) through September 30, 2009. With this funding GACO will assist area businesses in all aspects of federal, state, local, and corporate contracting and subcontracting. GACO is a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)   more

CAL U TRAVELERS SHARE 'BURNING MAN' EXPERIENCE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Back on campus after constructing a "Visual Oasis" in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, Cal U's participants in the annual Burning Man cultural event will share their experience Oct. 29-30 in the Performance Center at the Natali Student Center. An opening ceremony at 2 p.m. Oct. 30 will be followed by a campus-wide Halloween party involving a number of student organizations. In all, 17 st  more

CAL U'S ALUMNI WEEKEND AND THE PRESIDENT'S GALA TO HIGHLIGHT HONOREES
CALIFORNIA, Pa., June 5 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania is set for a variety of exciting activities during the 2008 Alumni Weekend and President's Gala, June 13-14. On Friday, June 13, an alumni reception will begin at 5 p.m. at the Kara Alumni House followed by a 6 p.m. Pioneer Dinner. At this dinner, special recognition will be given to the Class of 1958 in honor of the 50-year anniversary since graduation  more

CAL U'S BIDDINGTON ELECTED CAATE COMMISSIONER
CALIFORNIA, Pa., July 10 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Dr. William Biddington, chairperson and professor of California University of Pennsylvania's Department of Health Science and Sport Studies, was recently elected to be a Commissioner on the Board of Directors of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) This commission is the final authority on athletic training education and determines which programs receive ac  more

CAL U'S CINDY LYNN SPEER WILL CONDUCT A BOOK SIGNING NOV. 15, NOON-3 P.M. AT WASHINGTON CROWN CENTER'S BORDERS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 5 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Cindy Lynn Speer '97, California University of Pennsylvania's history and political science department secretary, will conduct a book signing for her debut novel, Blue Moon, at the Washington Crown Center's Borders Book Store on Saturday, Nov. 15, from noon. until 3 p.m. A resident of Brownsville, Speer has published one novel, four eBooks (available in many formats, including Kindle and .PD  more

CAL U'S CINDY LYNN SPEER WILL CONDUCT BOOK SIGNING SATURDAY, JULY 19, 1-3 P.M. AT UNIONTOWN MALL BORDERS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., July 10 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Cindy Lynn Speer '97, California University of Pennsylvania's history and political science department secretary, will conduct a book signing for her debut novel, Blue Moon, at the Uniontown Mall's Borders Book Store on Saturday, July 19, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. A resident of Brownsville, Speer has published one novel, four eBooks (available in many formats, including Kindle and .PDF) and   more

CAL U'S GENA SPROUL ACTIVATED BY U.S. NAVY CAL U'S GENA SPROUL ACTIVATED BY U.S. NAVY
CALIFORNIA, Pa., July 14 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Homecoming at Cal U is October 11 but Gena Sproul's '04 return to her alma mater and place of employment will wait until summer next summer. An administrative assistant in Cal U's Office of Social Equity who has worked at the University since December 1996, Sproul was activated by the U.S. Navy on June 20 and is currently undergoing additional training and mobilization preparation at CBC Gu  more

CAL U'S INSTITUTE OF CRIMINOLOGICAL AND FORENSIC SCIENCES INTRODUCES SERVICES TO LAW ENFORCEMENT
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 27 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The newly created Institute of Criminological and Forensic Sciences at California University of Pennsylvania expects to welcome about three dozen law enforcement professionals to an inaugural reception 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Kara Alumni House on campus. At the event FBI professionals, local and state police, coroners and district attorneys will learn about the Institute and the s  more

CAL U'S SEEK PROGRAM OFFERS TWO 2008 SUMMER SESSIONS; OPENINGS STILL AVAILABLE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., June 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The Summer Educational Enrichment for Kids Program (SEEK), planned for children in grades 1 through 8 starting this fall, will have two weekly sessions on the campus of California University of Pennsylvania this summer. 

 Conducted through Cal U's Office of Lifelong Learning, SEEK will have sessions from July 14 through July 18 and August 4 through August 8. 

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CAL UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES MAY 2008 GRADUATION LIST
CALIFORNIA, Pa., July 27 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Listed in the attachment by alphabetical order are the students who graduated from California University of Pennsylvania in May, 2008. Both undergraduate (U) and graduate students (G) are listed. For more information, please call 724-938-5898 or e-mail wald@cup.edu.  more

CAL UNIVERSITY FEATURED IN NEW 2009 EDITION OF PRINCETON REVIEW GUIDE: BEST NORTHEASTERN COLLEGES
CALIFORNIA, Pa., July 30 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania is one of the best colleges and universities in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review. The New York City-based education services company selected Cal U as one of 212 institutions it recommends in its "Best in the Northeast" section on its PrincetonReview.com feature 2009 Best Colleges Region by Region. It also profiles the school in its book, "T  more

CALARTS' FRANK TERRY VISITS URUGUAY
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Sept. 30 -- The U.S. Embassy issued the following press release: As part of Ambassador Baxter's commitment to "improve the Uruguayan experience with a stronger educational environment, which would in turn, enable graduated students to have the skills necessary to create their own businesses in Uruguay, rather than taking their skills and arts beyond Uruguay as exported talent," the director of CalArts Character Animation Program was invited to visit Uruguay and assess the  more

CALIFORNIA COMPANIES CORRECT ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLATIONS, U.S. EPA FORGIVES FINES/ NEARLY $2 MILLION IN PENALTIES REDUCED FOR 15 CALIFORNIA-BASED COMPANIES WHO SELF-REPORTED VIOLATIONS
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 12 -- The Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 office issued the following news release: Fifteen California companies that voluntarily disclosed and corrected environmental violations have seen penalties waived by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It's the result of an EPA policy that has been successful in getting companies to make good-faith efforts in self-policing their own environmental compliance. The recent self-disclosure cases had potential penaltie  more

CALIFORNIA FORENSIC SCIENCE INSTITUTE TO HONOR CSI PRODUCER ZUIKER NOV. 20
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 -- California State University Los Angeles issued the following press release: With its massive popularity, CBS's CSI drama franchise has rivaled Sherlock Holmes adventures in putting scientific evidence from fictional crimes on the minds of millions around the globe. Some say the booming crime-scene investigation genre may have even created in the real prosecutorial world "a CSI effect" by exposing viewers to the fascinating world of forensics. On Thursday, Nov. 20, A  more

California Inventor Develops Anti-Aliasing Scan Conversion Apparatus
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Ralph Brunner of Santa Clara, Calif., has developed a method for anti-aliasing scan conversion. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "Methods and apparatuses for anti-aliasing scan conversion. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary method to scan convert an image on a data processing system includes: sampling the image in a first direction to generate first signals for points along a second line in a second direction using  more

California Inventor Develops Dual Coil Photopolymerization System
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- David Doty of Forestville, Calif., has developed a dual coil photopolymerization method. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A system for applying a polymer (hydrogel) to the inner surface of a vessel by photopolymerization includes an inner catheter received within an outer catheter and a fluid channeling structure mounted on the catheters with its proximal end attached to the outer catheter and its distal end attached to th  more

California Inventor Develops Electromagnetic Radiation Containment System
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Donald A. Ice of Milpitas, Calif., has developed an electromagnetic radiation containment method. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "An electromagnetic radiation containment system is provided for use in connection with functional modules and an associated card cage disposed in the chassis of an electronic equipment enclosure. The electromagnetic radiation containment system includes conductive elements uniformly distributed   more

California Inventor Develops Headset Charging Station
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Jay Wilson of Portola Valley, Calif., has developed a station charging method. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "Systems and methods for a charging station are disclosed. The system generally includes a housing with pockets for receiving a wireless headset and providing charging power from the charging station to the wireless headset. The charging station allows for easy docking and allows the headset to occupy a minimum fo  more

California Inventor Develops Image Signals Characteristic Correction Method
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Erhan Gunday of San Francisco has developed a method for correcting image signals characteristic. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "The subject matter hereof relates to systems and methods of providing for correction of image signals characteristic of non-uniform images. Various example embodiments of systems and methods so providing correction include embodiments directed to endoscopic imaging systems, endoscopes, and endos  more

California Inventor Develops Irrigation Controller with Indirectly Powered Station Module
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- La Monte D. Porter of San Marcos, Calif., has developed an irrigation controller. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "An irrigation controller includes inputs for entry or selection of a watering program and a memory capable of storing the watering program. A plurality of station modules are removably received in a plurality of corresponding receptacles. Each station module includes a station module circuit for switching a so  more

California Inventor Develops NAND Flash Depletion Cell Structure
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Hagop A. Nazarian of San Jose, Calif., has developed a flash depletion cell structure. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "NAND architecture Flash memory strings, memory arrays, and memory devices are described that utilize depletion mode floating gate memory cells. Depletion mode floating gate memory cells allow for increased cell current through lower channel r.sub.ds resistance and decreased "narrow width" effect, allowing   more

California Inventor Develops Non-Actively Cooled Radio Frequency Device
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Michael Eddy of Santa Barbara, Calif., has developed a radio frequency device. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A dielectric-based radio frequency (RF) device such as a tower mounted amplifier (TMA), mast-head amplifier (MHA), or Tower Mounted Boosters (TMB) includes a housing having a plurality of cavities and an input and an output, the input being coupled to the antenna and the output being coupled to a base station. Th  more

California Inventor Develops Non-Volatile Memory Device
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Hagop A. Nazarian of San Jose, Calif., has developed a memory device. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A non-volatile memory device programs memory cells in each row in a manner that minimizes the coupling of spurious signals. A control logic unit programs the cells in a row using a set of bit state assignments chosen by evaluating data that are to be written to the cells in the row. The control logic unit performs this eva  more

California Inventor Develops Optical Transponder with Active Heat Transfer
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Michael E. Ahrens of San Jose, Calif., has developed an optical transponder. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "According to embodiments of the present invention, an optical transponder module generates heat when operating and a heat pipe disposed in the module body performs active heat transfer from a hot end of the optical transponder module to a cooler end of the optical transponder module. A heat pipe disposed in an exter  more

California Inventor Develops Ornamental Design for Ballast Cover
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov 27 -- Evan Townsley of Culver City, Calif. has developed an ornamental design for a ballast cover, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office announced. The inventor was issued U.S. Patent No. D581,580 on Nov 25. The original application was filed on March 28, 2007, and is available at: http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=D581,580.PN.&OS=PN/D581,580&RS=PN/D581,580.  more

California Inventor Develops Ornamental Design for Liquid Motion Table Lamp
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov 27 -- Louis J. Finkle of Long Beach, Calif., has developed an ornamental design for a liquid motion table lamp, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office announced. The inventor was issued U.S. Patent No. D581,578 on Nov 25. The original application was filed on Jan. 29, 2008, and is available at: http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=D581,578.PN.&OS=PN/D581,578&RS=PN/D581,578.  more

California Inventor Develops Ornamental Design for Ring
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Dennis S. Fernandez of Atherton, Calif., has developed an ornamental design for a ring, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office announced. The inventor was issued U.S. Patent No. D581,308 on Nov. 25. The original application was filed on Dec. 21, 2007, and is available at: http://patft1.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=D581,308.PN.&OS=PN/D581,308&RS=PN/D581,308.  more

California Inventor Develops Power Converter with Hysteretic Control
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Jonathan Klein of Palo Alto, Calif., has developed a method for converting power. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "According to an embodiment of the present invention, a method is provided for hysteretic control of a DC-to-DC power converter system having first and second switches connected in a half-bridge arrangement at a common node and through an inductor to a regulated output terminal, wherein the regulated output term  more

California Inventor Develops Product Monitoring Computer System
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Bob Matthew of Cypress, Calif., has developed a product monitoring computer method. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A computer based proactive process control technique used to predict the capability of a manufacturing process. A solid model of statistical process control is created by a computer program to simulate the Bell Curve of the data or the data with in +/-3 standard deviation. With product knowledge and process   more

California Inventor Develops Synchronous Flash Memory Device
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Frankie F. Roohparvar of Aberdeen Court, Calif., has developed a flash memory device. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A synchronous flash memory includes an array of non-volatile memory cells. The memory device has a package configuration that is compatible with an synchronous dynamic random access memory. The memory device includes a pipelined buffer with selectable propagation paths to route data from the input connectio  more

California Inventor Develops Three-Dimensional Contour Model Reconstructing System
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Walton W. Baxter, III of San Clemente, Calif., has developed a three-dimensional contour model reconstructing method. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A computer-implemented software system and method for performing dynamic, three-dimensional reconstruction of a non-linear implanted medical device from biplane x-ray images. A biplane radiographic image of a calibration object is used to compute the relationship between a t  more

California Inventor Develops Variable Capacitance Defibrillation Method
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Rabih C. Nassif of Corona, Calif., has developed a variable capacitance defibrillation apparatus. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for delivering therapeutic electrical energy to a patient's heart comprising at least one variable capacitance capacitor having a large positive voltage coefficient such that a given amount of energy can be stored at a lower voltage than a traditional f  more

California Inventors Develop Communication Interface Device
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Stefan Scheinert and Joeeun Yi, both of San Diego, have developed a communication system. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A convenient and efficient communication network within a building. Calls directed to a mobile device are routed to a communication interface device through a wireless communication network where the communication interface device is connected to the in-building communication network. The communication  more

California Inventors Develop Computer Component Protection System
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Nick Merz of San Carlos, Calif., John DiFonzo of Emerald Hill, Calif., Stephen Zadesky of Redwood City, Calif., and Michael Prichard of Oakland, Calif., have developed a method for protecting computer component. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a shock mount assembly that is configured to provide impact absorption to sensitive components such as a display and an  more

California Inventors Develop Digital Data Recording Vehicle
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Peter Loc and Hedley Rainnie, both of Santa Clara, Calif., Eric Janofsky of Sunnyvale, Calif., and Sehat Sutardja of Los Altos Hills, Calif., have developed a media player with a wireless receiver. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "An apparatus comprising a vehicle and a media player/recorder physically connected with the vehicle, the media player/recorder comprising a wireless receiver to receive a signal representing enco  more

California Inventors Develop Electronic Device Temperature Controlling System
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Tsunwai Gary Yip of San Jose, Calif., and David Nguyen of Cupertino, Calif., have developed a method for controlling electronic device temperature. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "The system for controlling the temperature of electronic devices under test includes a housing, a seal, a heat-exchanger within the housing, and a Peltier module within the housing. The housing is configured to removably enclose an electronic dev  more

California Inventors Develop Flash Memory Device
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Loc Tu and Jeffrey Lutze, both of San Jose, Calif., Jun Wan and Jian Chen, both of Sunnyvale, Calif., have developed a memory device. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A flash memory device of the multi-level cell type, in which control gate voltages in read and programming operations and a bandgap reference voltage source are trimmable from external terminals, is disclosed. In a special test mode, control gate voltages can   more

California Inventors Develop Integrated Circuit Memory Apparatus
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Manish Sharma of Sunnyvale, Calif., and Lung Tran of Saratoga, Calif., have developed an integrated circuit memory device. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "An exemplary memory array including a plurality of memory cells, each of the memory cells comprises a first ferromagnetic layer, a second ferromagnetic layer spaced apart from the first ferromagnetic layer by a non-magnetic insulating layer and being magnetically coupled  more

California Inventors Develop Memory Cell Over-Erasing Prevention System
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Dinu Patrascu of Sunnyvale, Calif., On-Pong Roderick Ho of Milpitas, Calif., and Wei-Yen Kuo of San Jose, Calif., have developed a method for preventing memory cell over-erasing. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A method is provided for testing and for preventing over-erasure of unused redundant memory cells that can be subsequently used to replace defective memory cells in a Flash memory. An unused redundant memory cell is  more

California Inventors Develop Memory Controller with Gate Circuit Gating
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- David L. Griffith of Fremont, Calif., and Michel P. Cekleov of Mountain View, Calif., have developed a dual data rate memory strobe checker. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A memory controller includes a gate circuit gating a data strobe signal from a memory device, a delay circuit delaying the data strobe signal from the gate circuit, a read buffer capturing values of a data signal from the memory device in response to th  more

California Inventors Develop Mobile Unit with Coherent Integrator
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Qiuzhen Zou, Gilbert C. Sih and Inyup Kang, all from San Diego, have developed a coherent integrator. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "The present invention is a novel and improved method and apparatus for performing position location in wireless communications system. One embodiment of the invention comprises a method for performing position location on a subscriber unit in a terrestrial wireless telephone system using a   more

California Inventors Develop Multi-State Memory Device
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Daniel C. Guterman and Yupin Kawing Fong, both of Fremont, Calif., have developed a memory device. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "Maximized multi-state compaction and more tolerance in memory state behavior is achieved through a flexible, self-consistent and self-adapting mode of detection, covering a wide dynamic range. For high density multi-state encoding, this approach borders on full analog treatment, dictating analo  more

California Inventors Develop Ornamental Design for Dual Transducer Cargo Sensor Device
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- John Oeth of Cardiff by the Sea, Calif., Richard Ragland of Carlsbad, Calif., John Cunningham of Oceanside, Calif., Kip Leggett of Chula Vista, Calif., have developed an ornamental design for the dual transducer cargo sensor device, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office announced. The inventors were issued U.S. Patent No. D581,299 on Nov. 25. The patent has been assigned to Qualcomm, Inc., San Diego. The original application was filed on Nov. 5, 2007, and is ava  more

California Inventors Develop Ornamental Design for Gauge Cluster
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Jose Wyszogrod of Los Angeles, and Hiroki Shigehara of Palos Verdes, Calif., have developed an ornamental design for a gauge cluster, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office announced. The inventors were issued U.S. Patent No. D581,302 on Nov. 25. The patent has been assigned to Honda Motor Co. Ltd., Tokyo. The original application was filed on Dec. 21, 2007, and is available at: http://patft1.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fne  more

California Inventors Develop Palomar
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov 27 -- Douglas V. Shaw of Davis, Calif., and Kirk D. Larson of Irvine, Calif., have developed a strawberry plant. According to the abstract released by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "This invention relates to a new and distinctive short-day type cultivar designated as `Palomar`. `Palomar` is a short-day (June-bearing) cultivar similar to `Camino Real` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 13,079), but with higher quality fruit, lower cull rate and lighter colored fruit; it is similar to   more

California Inventors Develop Physiological Measurement Quality Indicating Method
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Thomas J. Yorkey and Michael Bernstein, both of San Ramon, Calif., Charles Porges of Orinda, Calif., Clark Baker of Castro Valley, Calif., and Paul Mannheimer of Danville, Calif., have developed a physiological measurement quality indicating circuit. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "Sensors and monitors for a physiological monitoring system having capability to indicate an accuracy of an estimated physiological condition.   more

California Inventors Develop Self Defense Cellular Telephone
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Chase R. Kroll and Mark W. Kroll, both of Simi Valley, Calif., have developed an emergency cellular telephone. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "The present invention teaches an economical disposable emergency cellular telephone. A major object of this invention is a cellular telephone providing a self-defense capability to a user by generating high voltage shocks. A further object of the invention is a new technique for ha  more

California Inventors Develop Speech Level Sensor
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Robert J. Bernardi, Steven F. Burson and Allen Woo, all from Scotts Valley, Calif., Lawrence W. Gollbach of Ben Lomond, Calif., and James F. Bobisuthi of Boulder Creek, Calif., have developed a telephone headset. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "Improper microphone position and speech level on a telephone headset is sensed by comparison of a speech envelope to multiple signal threshold levels. A first threshold is used to   more

California Inventors Develop Successive Interference Cancellation Receiver
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Anand D. Subramaniam of La Jolla, Calif., and Tamer Kadous of San Diego, have developed a data transmission determining method. According to the description of the invention, released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "The present invention relates generally to communication, and more specifically to techniques for supporting successive interference cancellation receiver processing with selection diversity in a multiple-input multiple-output communication sys  more

California Inventors Develop Two Terminal Memory Array with Reference Cell
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Darrell Rinerson of Cupertino, Calif., Christophe J. Chevallier of Palo Alto, Calif., and Steven W. Longcor of Mountain View, Calif., have developed a two terminal memory array. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A memory including reference cells is provided. The memory has address decoding circuitry and an array of memory cells that are non-volatile and re-writable. Each memory cell has a two terminal memory plug that is ca  more

CALIFORNIA JAZZ EXPERIENCE XXVI APRIL 9-10
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 1 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's Department of Music has announced that the 26th anniversary of the California Jazz Experience (CJE XXVI) will take place April 9-10. Cal U's Jazz Experience encourages different middle school and high school jazz ensembles from the area to perform at Cal, and have the opportunity to work and perform with local clinicians. Jim Sheppard of Volkwein's is th  more

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION AUGMENTS FUNDING FOR PILOT WATER ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21 -- The California Public Utilities Commission issued the following news release: The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today allocated $1.33 million for pilot energy efficiency programs between the state's investor-owned utilities and CPUC-regulated water companies. The CPUC's Water Action Plan calls for strengthening water conservation programs to a level comparable to the energy efficiency achieved by energy utilities. The Water Action Plan specifically  more

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION CONSIDERS COLLISION-AVOIDANCE SAFETY SYSTEM FOR COMMUTER RAIL
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21 -- The California Public Utilities Commission issued the following news release: The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today said it will determine whether intrastate commuter rail systems in California should implement a collision-avoidance safety system and if so, what the minimum scope of such a system should be. A September 12, 2008, Metrolink train accident in Chatsworth, Calif., occurred while a Metrolink train was on a single track that was shared   more

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION HELPS BRIDGE DIGITAL DIVIDE THROUGH FUNDING OF SIX BROADBAND PROJECTS IN UNSERVED AREAS
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21 -- The California Public Utilities Commission issued the following news release: The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today approved funding for six unprotested projects that will bring broadband service for the first time to 1,294 households in unserved areas, helping to bridge the "digital divide" in the state. The projects, funded from the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF), total $372,976 and represent 40 percent of the total project costs for  more

CALIFORNIA ROUNDTABLE CALLS FOR IMPROVED ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY TO MANAG
SAUSALITO, Calif., Nov. 13 -- Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, D-Calif., issued the following press release: Lt. Governor John Garamendi, acknowledging the unprecedented environmental and economic challenges posed by an accelerating climate and energy crisis, called for leaders from the public, private and academic sectors to come together to support an "aggressive and robust state economic development initiative to establish California as the leader in providing Earth and environment-related informa  more

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY DECLARES SYSTEMWIDE IMPACTION
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 20 -- California State University issued the following news release: In response to the state's worsening fiscal crisis, and in anticipation of additional proposed budget cuts, for the first time in its history, the California State University has declared a systemwide impaction that will result in fewer students admitted for next fall. The CSU is already serving 10,000 students for whom the state provides no funding, and all indications are that 2009-10 will be the s  more

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY FULLERTON STUDENTS WIN AWARDS AT CSU MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL
FULLERTON, Calif., Nov. 17 -- California State University Fullerton issued the following press release: The California State University Summer Arts program is pleased to announce that five CSU Fullerton students have been named winners at the 2008 Media Arts Festival (MAF) held November 7th and 8th at CSU Channel Islands in Camarillo, CA. A total of 175 entries from the CSU 23 campus system were received and judged by a panel of industry experts who chose 35 finalists for award competition wi  more

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE LECTURE TO PRESENT THE 'BUSINESS CASE FOR PROTECTING THE CLIMATE'
NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Nov. 20 -- California State University Northridge issued the following press release: Author and champion of sustainable development L. Hunter Lovins will present "The Business Case for Protecting the Climate" during a special presentation at Cal State Northridge on Tuesday, Dec. 9. Lovins' talk will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre on the southwest side of the campus located at 18111 Nordhoff St. in Northridge. Her talk is part of the university's Distingu  more

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE'S JEWISH STUDIES PRESENTS INSIGHTFUL LECTURE
NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Nov. 20 -- California State University Northridge issued the following press release: Cal State Northridge's Jewish Studies Program will host Regina Hirsch, a Holocaust survivor, in a special presentation on Monday, Nov. 24. She will talk about her experiences as a survivor in "One Woman's Auschwitz Story" beginning at 4:20 p.m. in Sierra Hall, room 186. Jewish Studies professor Beth Cohen, invited Hirsch to come speak directly to her class to give students a more ta  more

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY TRUSTEES APPROVE 2009-10 BUDGET REQUEST TO THE STATE
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 18 -- California State University issued the following news release: The California State University Board of Trustees' Committee on Finance today approved a $5.1 billion budget request to the state for fiscal year 2009-10, which consists of $3.5 billion from the State General Fund and $1.6 billion from student fee revenue. The budget requests a state augmentation of $611.4 million for the CSU. This includes $341.2 million to fully fund the CSU under the provisions  more

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY USES YOUTUBE TO URGE STUDENTS TO APPLY BEFORE NOV. 30
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 20 -- California State University issued the following news release: State high school students visiting the California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office YouTube channel will see new videos with a simple message: hurry up and apply if you want to attend a CSU. The CSU system is asking students, high schools, education groups, news outlets, churches and communities to link and post these YouTube videos on their own websites. Less than two weeks remain fo  more

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHICO NATIONALLY RANKED FOR STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM
CHICO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- California State University Chico issued the following press release: California State University, Chico is among the U.S. leaders in the quality of its study abroad program, according to a new national ranking of student participation. According to the Institute of International Education, the leading nonprofit educational/cultural exchange organization in the United States, CSU, Chico ranks second among master's-level institutions for the number of students stud  more

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-BAKERSFIELD HONORS GRADUATES AT UPCOMING WINTER COMMENCEMENT
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Nov. 21 -- California State University Bakersfield issued the following press release: California State University, Bakersfield will celebrate its fifth winter commencement in two separate ceremonies on Monday, Dec. 1, in the Icardo Center on campus. Nearly 900 students are eligible to participate. Procession for the Humanities and Social Sciences school will start at 9:50 a.m. Doors for the ceremony for the remaining three schools will open about 1:15 p.m. and the pro  more

CALIFORNIA SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2008 ANNOUNCES DATES
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 7 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The California University of Pennsylvania Reading Specialist Program will be offering a summer reading program from June 25-July 30, 2008 between the hours of 9 a.m.-12 p.m. daily Monday-Friday (children in the program attend on the following dates: June 25, 26, 27, 30; July 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29; July 30- parent/guardian and child conferences with RSP ca  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA OFFERING FIVE CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION SEMINARS AT PITTSBURGH LOCATION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 9 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: This spring, the Institute for Law & Public Policy at California University of Pennsylvania has presented five Continuing Legal Education Seminars with three remaining. All five (5) seminars have or will take place at Cal U's Pittsburgh location at the corner of Sixth and William Penn Place in the Regional Enterprise Tower (425 Sixth Avenue, old Alcoa building). There are three remaining se  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA 'S 166TH COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES SET FOR MAY 9-10 AT HAMER HALL
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 28 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Three distinguished individuals who symbolize California University's mission of building character and building careers along with more than 900 students receiving their degrees will highlight California University of Pennsylvania's 166th Commencement.
 Both ceremonies will take place in Hamer Hall's gymnasium. Cal U's School of Graduate Studies and Research will hold its Commencement cere  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ALUMNI BASKETBALL TRADITION CONTINUES
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 7 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University continued its popular Alumni Basketball Day tradition on Feb. 2, and highlighting the ninth annual event were the announcement of the 2008 Basketball Alumna and Alumnus of the Year Awards. The 2008 recipients were Darlene Kelly and Jesse James McLean, Jr. '83 '94. Kelly has been an electrician with Cal U's physical plant for the past 14 years. She serves as secretary  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ANNOUNCES DECEMBER 2007 GRADUATION LIST
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 12 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Listed in the attachment by county are the students who graduated from California University of Pennsylvania in December 2007. Both undergraduate (U) and graduate students (G) are listed.

 For more information, please call 724-938-5898 or e-mail wald@cup.edu.
 December 2007 Graduation List : http://www.cup.edu/nu_upload/GRAD073.pdf.  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA BASKETBALL ALUMNI DAY TRADITION CONTINUES FEB. 2
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's perennial successful basketball teams will again honor their alumni by hosting the Ninth Annual Cal U Basketball Alumni Day on Saturday, Feb. 2. The day will culminate with the Vulcans' varsity women's and men's basketball teams hosting PSAC-West rival Indiana University of Pennsylvania at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively in Hamer Hall. CSTV, a comp  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA BEGINS 2008 SPRING SEMESTER JAN. 14
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 4 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The first day of classes for California University of Pennsylvania's 2008 spring semester will be on Monday, January 14. Faculty Convocation will be on Tuesday, January 15 at 11 a.m. in the Morgan Hall auditorium during the university's common hour when no classes are scheduled. There will be no classes on Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Spring break will be   more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CELEBRATES DAY OF SERVICE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 23 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: With inspiring words urging continued involvement and service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., California University conducted its fifth annual Day of Service on Jan. 17. Following a program in the Vulcan Theater, Cal U students from various student groups and organizations performed volunteer work at several locations on and off campus. Highlighting the Vulcan Theater portion of the event  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CONDUCTS 165TH COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 11 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Fittingly, three distinguished alumni enhanced California University's165th Commencement ceremonies as Cal U President Angelo Armenti, Jr. conferred degrees on more than 1,000 graduates, including those in absentia. Michael A. Perry '63 addressed the graduates at the Dec. 14 graduate commencement, and Dale L. Hamer '60 gave remarks at the Dec. 15 undergraduate commencement. As part of th  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA EARNS THREE CUPPIES FOR CREATIVE EXCELLENCE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 28 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania earned three CUPPIE Award honors, including a silver award for its television image ad from CUPRAP, The College and University Public Relations Association of Pennsylvania. The prestigious CUPPIE awards for creative excellence in marketing and communications were presented during the inaugural awards ceremony at the 2008 CUPRAP professional development  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATION RECRUITMENT FAIR SET FOR APRIL 14
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: On Monday, April 14, 2008, representatives of approximately 60 schools from nine (9) states will be coming to California University of Pennsylvania looking for teachers to staff their classrooms in the fall. The 13th annual "Education Recruitment Fair" is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Hamer Hall. Last year's event had more than 200 students and alumni participating and a similar tu  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HOCKEY CLUB WINS AMERICAN COLLEGIATE HOCKEY ASSOCIATION'S DIVISION III NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 19 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The California University of Pennsylvania Hockey Club concluded a brilliant season by winning the American Collegiate Hockey Association's (ACHA) Division III national championship game with 7-3 victory over San Diego State University at the Rochester Recreation Center in Rochester, Minnesota on March 16. There are 124 teams in Division III club hockey. Coached by Justin Berger, Cal finish  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HONORS COLUMBIA GAS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 26 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Cal U President Angelo Armenti, Jr. presents Terry Murphy, President of Columbia Gas with the University Medallion of Distinction. Recognizing a corporate partner whose generosity has provided innovative educational opportunities for Cal U students, prospective students and community K-12 students was the focus of a March 4 luncheon honoring Columbia Gas at California University of Pennsyl  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HONORS THOMAS L. CRUMRINE '64
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 21 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Through hard work and a commitment to family, faith and a strong core of values, Thomas L. Crumrine '64 achieved success as both an educator and ultimately President of a 12 ¾ billion company. A native of Scenery Hill, PA, who earned his bachelor's degree from Cal U in secondary mathematics education, Crumrine received his alma mater's 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the Second  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HOSTS 29TH ANNUAL ALUMNI FOOTBALL WEEKEND APRIL 25-26
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 7 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The California University football family will reunite April 25-26, for the 29th Annual Alumni Football Weekend, which concludes the Vulcans' month-long spring practice schedule with a scrimmage that includes former Cal U standouts. The Alumni Weekend begins at 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, with a golf outing at the Madison Golf Club. The annual alumni "smoker" at the California Hill Gun Club b  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HOSTS POLITICAL CONSULTANT MARK WEAVER ON APRIL 24TH
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 22 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's American Democracy Project and Cal Campaign Consultants welcome Mark Weaver, a political consultant, attorney and communications advisor, on Thursday, April 24, 2008, to discuss the election season. The 2008 Election Outlook, which is open to the public, will be held at 11:00 a.m. in Duda Hall, Room 103. Mark Weaver will consider how results of the Penn  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENT MELANIE HIGGINS RECEIVES STATE AWARD
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Melanie Higgins, a graduating senior attending evening and weekend classes at the California University of Pennsylvania Southpointe Center recently received an award on the state level for her extraordinary performance as a non-traditional student. "It was an honor to be nominated and selected for the Outstanding Adult Student in Postsecondary Education, awarded by the Pennsylvania Associatio  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA OFFERING FIVE CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION SEMINARS AT PITTSBURGH LOCATION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 25 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania will offer five Continuing Legal Education Seminars this spring. All fiver (5) seminars will take place at Cal U's Pittsburgh location at the corner of Sixth and William Penn Place in the Regional Enterprise Tower (425 Sixth Avenue, old Alcoa building). Pre-registration is required and seating is limited. Reservations may be made by e-mail to mahous  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA OFFERS CERTIFICATE OF ADVANCED STUDY IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 11 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Beginning next fall, California University of Pennsylvania will offer a new Certificate of Advanced Study in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). And, according to Dr. Kate Mitchem, Chair and Graduate Coordinator of the Department of Special Education, the program is significant for a number of reasons. "It consists of four new courses that will constitute a certificate of advanced study for  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA OPENS SPRING THEATRE SEASON WITH CRIMES OF HEART'
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 14 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's Department of Theatre and Dance opens its Spring 2008 season by presenting "Crimes of the Heart." The show will take place in the new Black Box Theatre of Steele Hall on the Cal U campus at 8 p.m. on February 27, 28, 29 and March 1, 4, 5, and 6. There will also be a matinee performance on March 1st at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $9 for se  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PREPARES FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE DAYS 2008
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 8 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Showcasing the talents of faculty and students, California University's Faculty Professional Development Center will present Academic Excellence Days 2008, April 22 through April 25. For more information and each day's, contact the FPDC office at 724-938-4505 or visit the Academic Excellence Days section of the website at http://www.cup.edu/academic/facdev/index.jsp?pageId=15808300104211745  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PREPARES FOR TRIP TO 'THE BURNING MAN'
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 21 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Cal U faculty members Todd Pinkham, Drs. Patricia Milford, and Nancy Hudson were certainly listening when Mission Day 2006 keynote speaker Ålan Guskin said, "students can learn in many ways, and campuses can create specific avenues to foster and recognize that learning." With designs on giving students a meaningful educational experience outside of the classroom that can be shared with th  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESENTS 'THE BELLE OF AMHERST FOR UNDERGRADUATE ENGLISH CONFERENCE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 12 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Nineteenth century writer Emily Dickinson devoted her life to poetry in a day when most women were lucky to know how to sign their names. A rebel and recluse, Dickinson today is known as one of America's most celebrated poets, a writer of keen wit, with powerful skills of observation and a uniquely quirky view of the world. Dickinson's life will be portrayed March 29 at 3 p.m. at Californi  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESIDENT ADDRESSES STAFF AT CONVOCATION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 15 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Explaining the financial burden endured by students while emphasizing the many positive happenings at Cal U, President Angelo Armenti Jr. conducted the Spring 2008 Staff Convocation earlier this month. "We have been doing this event for a number of years now to inform the staff of what's going on because you play a very important role in the success of this University," President Armenti sa  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA RECEIVES $35,196 GRANT FROM CENTER FOR RURAL PENNSYLVANIA
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 4 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: With the ultimate goal being to improve the safety and efficiency of emergency management/preparedness, Cal U department of earth science faculty members Drs. Jamie Mitchem and Tom Mueller have been awarded a grant of $35, 196 from The Center for Rural Pennsylvania. The project is titled "Survey of Emergency Management and Preparedness Agencies in Pennsylvania's Rural Counties." Along wit  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA STUDENT BEN ACE JOINS PEACE CORPS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: To say that when one door closes, another door opens is an understatement for what the future holds for Ben Ace. Ace, who will graduate in May from California University of Pennsylvania, will let his bachelor's degree in computer engineering influence his future prospects and how he experiences life. After graduation, Ace will begin working for Compunetix, a company located in Monroevill  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA STUDENT CLIMBS LADDER OF SUCCESS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 14 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Ryan Bensinger, a senior Travel and Tourism major, has had a busy-and fascinating-year. He spent the summer interning at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tenn., attended the Country Music Awards and the International Amusement and Attraction Park Association annual convention, was elected president of Cal U's Travel and Tourism Club, and began working on his thesis for the University's Honors P  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA STUDENT ENJOYS LAMB AND WOOL QUEEN TITLE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 11 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: As the Pennsylvania Lamb and Wool Queen, Cal U student Rebecca Giles has traveled nearly 10,000 miles and will appear at the Governor's Ball in Harrisburg in January. Giles, a sophomore majoring in technology education with a minor in music, is active in the Cal U Marching Band, Habitat for Humanity, SADD, Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Fraternity and the Technology Education Club. She also volu  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA STUDENTS SPREAD POETRY TO CAMPUS, COMMUNITY
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 7 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: April is National Poetry Month and students at California University of Pennsylvania are celebrating by sharing poems with the campus and community. By April 18, the students in Margo Wilson's Introduction to Poetry class will be launching projects to make the campus and community aware that poetry is everywhere, waiting to be enjoyed and appreciated. Later, the students will assess how   more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA THEATRE AND DANCE TO PERFORM THREE SISTERS APRIL 9-12 IN STEELE HALL MAIN STAGE THEATRE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 4 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Cal U's Department of Theatre and Dance presents The Three Sisters at Steele Hall's Main Stage Theater April 9-12. Featured in the production are student actors (seated from left) Samantha Rager of Brownsville, Brian Levine of Pittsburgh, Kristin Ross of Connellsville and (standing) Chelsea Matthews of Uniontown. Performances will be at 8 p.m. on April, 9, 10, 11 and 12 with a 2 p.m. perfor  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA TRAVEL AND TOURISM RESEARCH ASSOCIATION HOSTS DR. ROGER LAUNIUS ON APRIL 15
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The Cal U Travel and Tourism Research Association (Cal U TTRA) welcomes Dr. Roger Launius to the campus and he will lecture about space tourism on Tuesday, April 15, at 11 a.m. in the Kara Alumni House's Booker Great Room. The title of the presentation is "Is it finally time for space tourism?" Cal U TTRA is the student chapter of the International TTRA and there is no admission charge for   more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA VETERANS CLUB VISIT WASHINGTON
CALIFORNIA, Pa., May 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Veterans Club members and students at California University of PA are pictured at Arlington National Cemetery. The Veterans Club at California University of Pennsylvania visited Washington, D.C. on April 25-27, 2008. Those in attendance included Veterans, students, and family members of the Veterans and also staff members of California University. The highlight of the Veterans Club tri  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION EXPANDS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 23 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Seeking to provoke critical thought and meaningful discussion about the significance of artistic, cultural, political and economic contributions of African-Americans, the annual celebration of Black History Month will be held throughout February at Cal U. According to Dr. Kelton Edmonds, assistant professor in the history and political science department, the busy agenda keeps with the bas  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES SET FOR DEC. 14-15
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 4 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Three distinguished alumni who symbolize California University's mission of building character and building careers will highlight the University's 165th Commencement. Both ceremonies will take place in Hamer Hall's gymnasium. Cal U's School of Graduate Studies and Research will hold its Commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m. The ceremony will include the vesting of the academic ho  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S GRADUATE PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM EARNS FULL ACCREDITATION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 4 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The graduate psychology program at California University of Pennsylvania is as good as any such program in the country. Says who? Why, just the very experts who monitor such things, that's all. As of Jan. 1, 2008, the University's graduate program was awarded full accreditation status from the National Association of School Psychologist (NASP). That approval runs through Dec. 31, 2012. The p  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S INTERNATIONAL CLUB DINNER SET FOR APRIL 19
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 28 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: With delicious food, wonderful personalities, and the first International Dinner Olympics, California University's International Club is hosting their annual dinner on Saturday, April 19, at 6 p.m. in the Natali Student Center's Performance Center. The International Club at California University of Pennsylvania currently includes 51 students representing 21 countries. Contemporary and trad  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S LUCKHARDT NAMED AMERICAN FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION REGIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 4 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: John Luckhardt, who has guided the Vulcans to a 13-0 record and a berth in the NCAA Division II semifinal game against Valdosta State Saturday (12/8), has been named the 2007 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Regional Coach of the Year. It is the fourth time in Luckhardt's career he has won the honor. He was honored by the AFCA three times during his 17-year tenure at Washington &  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY OF SERVICE IS JAN. 17
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 8 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: On Thursday, January 17, California University of Pennsylvania will present its Fifth Annual Day of Service observing the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The event will begin with an 11 a.m. program in Vulcan Theatre, located on the first floor of the Natali Student Center on the Cal U campus. Following the program, Cal U students from various student groups and organizations will th  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S SECOND ANNUAL 'RED AND BLACK AFFAIR EXTRAORDINAIRE SET FOR APRIL 6
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 6 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania will host the second annual "Red and Black Affair Extraordinaire" on Sunday, April 6, at the Performance Center, located inside the Natali Student Center on the Cal U campus. The California University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association is sponsoring this event. More than 30 vendors will begin selling products to guests at 10 a.m.. The fashion show an  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S STATE EMPLOYEE COMBINED APPEAL 'GEMS OF GENEROSITY' CAMPAIGN A SUCCESS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 8 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Supporting a good cause with a little friendly competition were two results from Cal U's successful SECA (State Employee Combined Appeal) "Gems of Generosity" Campaign Drive for 2007, which is under the umbrella of the United Way. Posing for a picture after a job well done are (from left) Pamela Messina, United Way campaign coordinator; Joyce Kelly, secretary of Cal U computing systems; Phi  more

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S STUDENT ACTIVITIES BOARD PRESENTS FORMER SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE STAR JIM BREUER
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 1 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Saturday Night Live alumnus Jim Breuer, host of "Breuer Unleashed" on Sirius Raw Dog, will perform live at California University's Hamer Hall gymnasium on Tuesday, April 29, beginning at 8 p.m.. Cal U is the last college on the Breuniversity 2008 Tour and this event is presented by Cal U's Student Activities Board (SAB). Tickets are available via ticketleap.com. Tickets are $10 for Cal U st  more

CALIFORNIA'S PUBLIC HOSPITALS AND FIREFIGHTERS URGE DILIGENCE TO PREVENT WINTER-RELATED HOUSE FIRES, INJURIES
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: The California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (CAPH) and its member hospitals, along with the California State Firefighters' Association (CSFA), are urging all Californians to take precautions to prevent house fires and burns and other injuries that are more prevalent in winter months. In winter, fire departments see an increase in the percentage of fires and injur  more

CAMPAIGNWATCH ENGAGES STUDENTS IN SUPER TUESDAY
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 4 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: On Super Tuesday, the eyes of America will be on 24 states as voters cast ballots for their presidential picks. But on Tuesday, January 29, 2008, the eyes of California University of Pennsylvania students, faculty and staff were on CampaignWatch - a dynamic "teach-in" centered around the upcoming presidential election. "We're very excited about CampaignWatch 2008," claims Cal U's Dr. Mela  more

CAMPAIGNWATCH TO ENGAGE STUDENTS IN SUPER TUESDAY ELECTIONS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 29 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: On Super Tuesday, the eyes of America will be on 24 states as voters cast ballots for their presidential picks. But on Tuesday, January 29, 2008, the eyes of California University of Pennsylvania students, faculty and staff were on CampaignWatch - a dynamic "teach-in" centered around the upcoming presidential election. "We're very excited about CampaignWatch 2008," claims Cal U's Melanie J.  more

CARLSBAD CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 18 MEETING
CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The Carlsbad City Council issued the following meeting agenda: TO SPEAK TO COUNCIL AT TONIGHT'S MEETING: 1. For Public Hearings it is not necessary to fill out a "Speaker Card". For all other items, fill out a "Speaker Card". a. For items listed on the agenda (including Consent Calendar), there is a five (5) minute time limit on individual speakers. b. For items not listed on the agenda (Public Comment), there is a three (3) minute time limit on individua  more

CARTER GIVES MOVING SPEECH AT BLACK STUDENT UNION EVENT
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University's Black Student Union (BSU) Formal was held on Friday, Feb. 22 at the Willow Room in Belle Vernon, Pa. Enhancing the event was a moving keynote address by William "Bill" Carter, the great-grandson of Elizabeth Jennie Adams Carter, the University's first African-American graduate. Cal U's newest residence hall is named in her honor and was officially dedicated during F  more

CATHEDRAL CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 22 MEETING
CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 22 -- The city of Cathedral City issued the following meeting minutes: Wednesday, October 22, 2008 CLOSED SESSION MEETING BEGINS AT 4:30 p.m. IN THE CITY HALL STUDY SESSION CALL TO ORDER Mayor DeRosa called the Closed Session portion of the meeting to order at 4:35 p.m. Roll Call Present: Council Members/RDA Board Members Marchand, Pettis, Vasquez Mayor Pro Tem/ RDA Vice Chair England Mayor/RDA Chair DeRosa Absent: None CLOSED SESSION PUBLIC  more

CATHEDRAL CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 8 MEETING
CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 8 -- The city of Cathedral City issued the following meeting minutes: Wednesday, October 8, 2008 CLOSED SESSION MEETING BEGINS AT 4:30 p.m. IN THE CITY HALL STUDY SESSION ROOM - 68700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City, CA 92234 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2008 Closed Session at 4:30 p.m., followed by Study Session at approximately 5:15 p.m. or at such time as the City Council completes the Closed Session Agenda and Regular Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in 3rd-floor Cou  more

Celebrating 60 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
GEORGETOWN, Ky., Nov. 21 -- Georgetown College issued the following news release: Here is the POS 321 International Human Rights class that is putting on the Dec. 2 "Responding to Humans Rights Challenges" at the Thomas & King Conference Center at Georgetown College: Kneeling l-to-r: Michael Clemons, Jacob Price, Brandon Record. Standing l-to=r: Amanda Bowen, Katie Henderson, Ashley Hashampour, Anna Wiederhold, Dr. Michael Cairo, Andi Wilhoit, Elizabeth Fannin, Ashley Morgan. (Korey Snodgrass  more

CERRITOS CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF NOV. 10 MEETING
CERRITOS, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The Cerritos City Council issued the following meeting minutes: MINUTES OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS HELD NOVEMBER 10, 2008 CALL TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Cerritos City Hall, 18125 Bloomfield Avenue, Cerritos, California. INVOCATION Mayor Edwards offered the invocation. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Boy Scout Troop 1005 led the assembly in the salute to the flag.   more

CHAIRPERSON SCHMIDT, JR., CHANCELLOR GOLDSTEIN ISSUES STATEMENT ON PASSING OF CHANCELLOR BOWKER
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 22 -- The City University of New York's Medgar Evers College issued the following news release: "Al Bowker was a giant in the history of public higher education not only in New York City, but also in the country at large," said CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein. "He was deeply committed to the education of students regardless of their income or background. When Dr. Bowker joined CUNY, there were four senior colleges and a few small community colleges. When he left, there   more

CHANCELLOR KANG TO BE INDUCTED IN THE SILICON VALLEY ENGINEERING HALL OF FAME
MERCED, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The University of California at Merced issued the following press release: Steve Kang, Ph.D., chancellor of University of California, Merced, has been announced as an inductee to the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame for his outstanding professional achievements in engineering and technology and significant contributions to the community. At an event last night (Nov. 17), Kang was among four inductees announced by the Silicon Valley Engineering Council (SVEC).  more

CHANDLER NAMED GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE UNIVERSITY ATHLETE OF WEEK
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga., March 4 -- Georgia College & State University issued the following news release: Junior pitcher Mandy Chandler (Covington, Ga.) of the Georgia College & State University softball team (18-3) was named GCSU Athlete of the Week, the sports information office announced today (March 4). The award honors the top performance by a Bobcat during the week ending March 2. This is the second honor for Chandler and the third for the Lady Bobcat softball team this season. Chandler c  more

CHANDLER TAKES ANOTHER PEACH BELT CONFERENCE PITCHER OF WEEK
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga., March 4 -- Georgia College & State University issued the following news release: For the second week in a row, Georgia College & State University's starting pitcher Mandy Chandler (Covington, Ga.) was named the Peach Belt Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week, covering the games played between Feb. 25 and March 2. This is Chandler's second straight honor, fourth of her career and eight conference Pitcher of the Week in school history. The 5-6 righty pitched 30.1 innin  more

CHANGE ON HORIZON FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY'S INSTITUTE FOR NATIVE AMERICANS
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 18 -- Northern Arizona University issued the following news release: Northern Arizona University's Institute for Native Americans is undergoing a change in its leadership, while continuing its steadfast commitment to indigenous cultures. NAU's Institute for Native American's director Laurence Gishey is relocating to Tucson in July to recruit Native students for NAU's distance learning programs and to raise funds for the building of a Native American Center on the Fl  more

CHARLEROI AMERICAN LEGION POST 22 CREATES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FOR CHARLEROI HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 31 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Under the leadership of Post Commander Walter Stelma and Cal U emeritus professor Dr. Richard Nemec '65, the Charleroi American Legion Post 22 has created a new endowed scholarship fund which will award a scholarship in perpetuity to Charleroi Area High School students attending California University of Pennsylvania. In less than two years of hard work, collaboration and generosity, the Cha  more

CHAUDOIN AND TOMPKINS NAMED TO U.S. UNDER 23 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS ROSTER
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 8 -- The University of Virginia issued the following news release: Kelsie Chaudoin, a recent UVa graduate and former All-American rower, and Helen Tompkins, a rising junior in the Cavalier rowing program, have been named to the Under 23 World Championships roster, USRowing announced Monday. Chaudoin will be part of the women's eight crew and Tompkins will row in the women's single sculls representing the United States at the 2008 FISA World Rowing Under 23 Champions  more

CHICO ON $10 A DAY: LEARN TO EAT LOCALLY WITH NUTRITION AND FOOD SCIENCES
CHICO, Calif., Nov. 18 -- California State University Chico issued the following press release: This two-hour program on Saturday, Dec. 6, 1-3 p.m., in Selvester's Cafe on the California State University Campus, will provide you with tastes of delicious dishes using local ingredients from the Saturday Farmers' Market. Students from the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences (NFSC) will provide information and free breakfast and lunch samples to show you how you can eat locally on $10 a day  more

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF ORANGE COUNTY, UCI TO CREATE WORLD-CLASS CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S HEALTH
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The University of California at Irvine issued the following press release: Children's Hospital of Orange County, UC Irvine Healthcare and UC Irvine School of Medicine will form a strategic affiliation to better serve children and families. Approved Thursday by the Regents of the University of California, this affiliation will create a pediatrics center that integrates high-quality, comprehensive patient care; leading-edge research; and excellent teaching programs  more

CHINO HILLS PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 19 MEETING
CHINO HILLS, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The Chino Hills Parks & Recreation Commission issued the following meeting agenda: November 19, 2008, 7:00 p.m. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you require special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Commission Secretary, (909) 364-2712, at least 48 hours prior to the start of the meeting to enable the City to make reasonable arrangements. Any person wishing to address the Parks and Recreation Commissio  more

CHINO HILLS PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 21 MEETING
CHINO HILLS, Calif., Oct. 21 -- The Chino Hills Planning Commission issued the following meeting minutes: ROLL CALL PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS: ART BENNETT ABRAHAM HOVSEPIAN ADAM ELIASON MICHAEL BRAUN ABSENT: COMMISSIONERS: KAREN BRISTOW ALSO PRESENT: WINSTON WARD, ASSISTANT DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR - BUILDING SERVICES ZAI ABU BAKAR, ASSISTANT DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES JARROD WALTERS, ASSISTANT PLANNER ELIZABETH CALCIANO, ATTORNEY PAUL MONTOYA, ASSOCIAT  more

CHINO HILLS PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 7 MEETING
CHINO HILLS, Calif., Oct. 7 -- The Chino Hills Planning Commission issued the following meeting minutes: October 7, 2008 REGULAR MEETING Chairman Braun called the Regular Meeting of the Planning Commission of the City of Chino Hills to order at 7:00 p.m. ROLL CALL PRESENT: COMMISSIONERS: ART BENNETT KAREN BRISTOW ABRAHAM HOVSEPIAN MICHAEL BRAUN ABSENT: COMMISSIONERS: ADAM ELIASON ALSO PRESENT: CHRISTINE KELLY, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR WINSTON WARD, ASSISTAN  more

CITY OF CUPERTINO ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 18 CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The city of Cupertino issued the following meeting agenda: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 4:30 p.m. CITY COUNCIL MEETING CLOSED SESSION - 4:30 p.m. City Hall Conference Room A 1. Appointment, Employment, Evaluation of Performance, Discipline or Dismissal of Public Employee - Government Code Section 54957(b) (1) regarding the City Attorney. (No documentation in packet). PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - 6:45 p.m. Council Chamber ROLL CALL CEREMONIAL MATTERS   more

CITY OF CUPERTINO ISSUES AGENDA FOR SEPT. 18 SENIOR CITIZENS COMMISSION MEETING
CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 18 -- The city of Cupertino issued the following meeting agenda: September 18, 2008, 4:00 p.m. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. MINUTES A. Regular meeting June 26, 2008 5. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS A. This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wishing to address the commission on any matter not on the agenda. Speakers are limited to three (3) minutes a person. In most cases, state law will prohibit the commission from ma  more

CITY OF CUPERTINO ISSUES MINUTES OF JULY 10 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMISSION MEETING
CUPERTINO, Calif., July 10 -- The city of Cupertino issued the following meeting minutes: Thursday, July 10, 2008, 7:00 p.m. I. CALL TO ORDER Commissioner Charles Caldwell called to order the regular meeting of the Cupertino Public Safety Commission at 7:32 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2008 in the Cupertino City Hall, 10300 Torre Avenue, Conference Room A, Cupertino, California 95014. II. ROLL CALL Commissioners Present: Charles Caldwell Nina Daruwalla Tamara Pow Commissioners Absen  more

CITY OF CUPERTINO ISSUES MINUTES OF NOV. 3 CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 3 -- The city of Cupertino issued the following meeting minutes: Monday, November 3, 2008 ROLL CALL At 7:00 p.m. Mayor Dolly Sandoval called the regular meeting to order in Conference Room A, 10300 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, California. Present: Mayor Dolly Sandoval, Vice-Mayor Orrin Mahoney, and Council members Mark Santoro (7:01 p.m.), Kris Wang and Gilbert Wong. Absent: none. CLOSED SESSION 1. Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.7 -  more

CITY OF CUPERTINO ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 21 CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 21 -- The city of Cupertino issued the following meeting minutes: ROLL CALL At 6:00 p.m. Mayor Dolly Sandoval called the regular adjourned meeting to order in City Hall Conference Room A, 10300 Torre Avenue, Cupertino. Present: Mayor Dolly Sandoval, Vice-Mayor Orrin Mahoney (6:03 p.m.), and Council members Mark Santoro, Kris Wang and Gilbert Wong. Absent: none. 1. Interview candidate for a vacancy on the Public Safety Commission. The Council members intervi  more

CITY OF FREMONT ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 4 CITY COUNCIL MEETING
FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 4 -- The city of Fremont issued the following meeting agenda: NOVEMBER 4, 2008 7:00 P.M. 1. PRELIMINARY 1.1 Call to Order 1.2 Salute the Flag 1.3 Roll Call 1.4 Announcements by Mayor / City Manager 2. CONSENT CALENDAR Items on the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion and one vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Councilmember or citizen so requests, in whic  more

CITY OF FREMONT ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 21 CITY COUNCIL MEETING
FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 21 -- The city of Fremont issued the following meeting agenda: OCTOBER 21, 2008 5:30 P.M. (Please Note Time Change) 1. PRELIMINARY 1.1 Call to Order 1.2 Salute to the Flag 1.3 Roll Call 1.4 Announcements by Mayor / City Manager 2. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS [Any person desiring to speak on a matter which is not scheduled on this agenda may do so. The California Government Code prohibits the City Council from taking any immediate action on an item which d  more

CITY OF FREMONT ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 28 CITY COUNCIL MEETING
FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 28 -- The city of Fremont issued the following meeting agenda: OCTOBER 28, 2008 7:00 P.M. 1. PRELIMINARY 1.1 Call to Order 1.2 Salute the Flag 1.3 Roll Call 1.4 Announcements by Mayor / City Manager 2. CONSENT CALENDAR Items on the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion and one vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Councilmember or citizen so requests, in whi  more

CITY OF FREMONT ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 7 CITY COUNCIL MEETING
FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 7 -- The city of Fremont issued the following meeting agenda: OCTOBER 7, 2008 7:00 P.M. 1. PRELIMINARY 1.1 Call to Order 1.2 Salute the Flag 1.3 Roll Call 1.4 Announcements by Mayor / City Manager 2. CONSENT CALENDAR Items on the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion and one vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Councilmember or citizen so requests, in which  more

CITY OF FREMONT ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 7 PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY MEETING
FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 7 -- The city of Fremont issued the following meeting agenda: OCTOBER 7, 2008 7:00 P.M. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. CONSENT CALENDAR Items on the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine by the Public Financing Authority and will be enacted by one motion and one vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless an Authority Member or citizen so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered in its normal  more

CITY OF FREMONT ISSUES AGENDA FOR SEPT. 23 CITY COUNCIL MEETING
FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 23 -- The city of Fremont issued the following meeting agenda: SEPTEMBER 23, 2008 COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 3300 CAPITOL AVE., BUILDING A 7:00 P.M. 1. PRELIMINARY 1.1 Call to Order 1.2 Salute the Flag 1.3 Roll Call 1.4 Announcements by Mayor / City Manager 2. CONSENT CALENDAR Items on the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion and one vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items  more

CITY OF MORENO VALLEY ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 12 MEETING
MORENO VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 12 -- The city of Moreno Valley issued the following meeting agenda: NOVEMBER 12, 2008 - 6:00 P.M. * CALL TO ORDER * INVOCATION - Pastor O. J. Philpot - Christ Community Church * ROLL CALL * PUBLIC COMMENTS ON MATTERS ON THE SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL There is a three-minute time limit per person. Please complete and submit a LAVENDER speaker slip to the Bailiff. All remarks and questions shall be addressed to t  more

CITY OF NEEDLES FINED $6,000 FOR EMISSIONS VIOLATIONS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The California Air Resources Board issued the following press release: The California Air Resources Board fined the city of Needles $6,000 this month for diesel emissions violations that occurred in 2006 and 2007. ARB enforcement teams found city of Needles employees failed to inspect their heavy-duty diesel vehicle fleet. The law requires annual smoke tests for diesel truck fleets and, in conjunction with ARB's roadside smoke inspection program, ensures that  more

CITY OF OXNARD 'FAR WEST DEAL OF THE YEAR'
OXNARD, Calif., Nov. 21 -- The city of Oxnard issued the following news release: The City of Oxnard was recognized as one of the country's most innovative municipal bond issuers by The Bond Buyer, for its innovative Gas Tax Revenue Certificates of Participation (COP) issued in December 2007. The Gas Tax COPs represent the first municipal bond issue in California in which gas tax revenues were pledged under an installment purchase agreement without the backing of a general fund pledge. T  more

CITY OF RANCHO CUCAMONGA PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 22 MEETING
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Oct. 22 -- The city of Rancho Cucamonga issued the following meeting minutes: October 22, 2008 ROLL CALL COMMISSIONERS: PRESENT: Richard Fletcher, Lou Munoz, Pam Stewart; Ray Wimberly ABSENT: Frances Howdyshell STAFF PRESENT: Steven Flower, Assistant City Attorney; Steve Fowler, Assistant Planner; Donald Granger, Senior Planner; Beth Hartley, Planning Aide; Dan James, Senior Civil Engineer; Mayuko Nakajima, Assistant Planner; Jennifer Nakamura, Associate   more

CITY OF RANCHO CUCAMONGA PLANNING DIRECTOR ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 7 MEETING
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Oct. 7 -- The city of Rancho Cucamonga issued the following meeting minutes: October 7, 2008 STAFF PRESENT Corkran Nicholson, Assistant Planning Director; Adam Collier, Planning Tech; Denise Sink, Planning Office Specialist ll * * * * * ANNOUNCEMENTS No announcements were made at this time. * * * * * MINUTES Minutes of September 23, 2008 were approved with corrections. * * * * * PUBLIC HEARINGS A. NON-CONSTRUCTION CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT   more

CITY OF SAN DIEGO ISSUES PUBLIC NOTICE ON ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATIONS REGARDING ROBINSON MAP WAIVER
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- San Diego issued the following city bulletin public notice environmental determinations: PROJECT NAME/NUMBER: 1005 Robinson Map Waiver, Project No. 168721 COMMUNITY PLAN AREA: Uptown COUNCIL DISTRICT: 3 LOCATION: 1005 Robinson Avenue PROJECT DESCRIPTION: A Map Waiver to waive the requirement to file a Tentative Map to convert one existing residential unit to a condominium and to create one new residential condominium unit under construction at the tim  more

CITY OF SAN DIEGO ISSUES PUBLIC NOTICE ON ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATIONS REGARDING TEXAS MAP WAIVER
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- San Diego issued the following city bulletin public notice environmental determinations: PROJECT NAME/NUMBER: 4555 Texas Map Waiver, Project No. 169171 COMMUNITY PLAN AREA: Greater North Park COUNCIL DISTRICT: 3 LOCATION: 4555 Texas Street PROJECT DESCRIPTION: A Map Waiver from the requirement to file a Tentative Map to create four residential condominium units (under construction at the time of application) and a Waiver from the requirement to underg  more

CITY OF VALLEJO ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 13 MOBILE HOME RENT REVIEW BOARD MEETING
VALLEJO, Calif., Nov. 13 -- The city of Vallejo issued the following meeting agenda: Thursday, November 13, 2008 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA If desired, the Board may rearrange the order of items on the agenda. Pursuant to the Brown Act, the Board may not add any items for action and may only discuss items that are on the agenda. 5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 6. COMMUNITY FORUM Anyone wishing to address the Board on any matter f  more

CITY OF VALLEJO ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 7 MEETING
VALLEJO, Calif., Oct. 7 -- The city of Vallejo issued the following meeting agenda: SPECIAL MEETING - CLOSED SESSION 6:00 P.M. - CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE ROOM 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. ROLL CALL 3. PUBLIC COMMENT 4. CLOSED SESSION A. LIABILITY CLAIM, PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.95(A), DISCUSSION OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIM OF RICHARD NICHELMAN AGAINST CITY OF VALLEJO B. CONFERENCE WITH CITY'S LABOR NEGOTIATORS PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957.6 CONCERNI  more

CITY OF VALLEJO ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 7 MEETING
VALLEJO, Calif., Oct. 7 -- The city of Vallejo issued the following meeting agenda: 7:00 P.M. - CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. PRESENTATIONS AND COMMENDATIONS A. PRESENTATION OF PROCLAMATION FOR THE NINTH ANNUAL NORTHERN CALIFORNIA EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE NUMISMATIC SOCIETY 5. FIRST COMMUNITY FORUM Anyone wishing to address the Council on any matter for which another opportunity to speak is not provided  more

CITY OF VALLEJO ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 8 MEETING
VALLEJO, Calif., Oct. 8 -- The city of Vallejo issued the following meeting agenda: 7:30 P.M. 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Roll Call 4. Approval of Agenda Recommendation: Approve the agenda as presented. Notice of Availability of Public records: All public records relating to an open session item, which are not exempt from disclosure pursuant to the Public Records Act, that are distributed to a majority of the Commission, will be available for public inspectio  more

CLASS PROJECT BENEFITS CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA STUDENT VETERANS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., May 2 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: A class project coupled with an individual's concern for students with military experience has resulted in additional services for Cal U veterans as well as several effective partnerships. Peg Beall, a non-traditional graduate student from Blanox, PA, who will earn her MSW this May, was working on a project focused on issues confronting students who are members of the National Guard, Ready Re  more

CLASSROOMS MADE FOR HANDS-ON TEACHING
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Three state-of-the-art classrooms in New Science Hall have changed the way professors teach and students learn math and science at California University of Pennsylvania. A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 23 officially inaugurated the Studio Physics Facility, the Mathematics Computing Lab and the Studio Chemistry Facility, all designed to give students more hands-on experience with math and  more

Coast Guard Men Win Tournament at Cal Maritime
VALLEJO, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Coast Guard Academy issued the following press release: Craig Johnson had 21 points and eight rebounds to earn tournament Most Valuable Player honors as Coast Guard downed host California Maritime late Saturday, 78-67, to win the Maritime Classic Basketball Tournament. Brett Huntley hit a 3-pointer following a steal by junior Eric Hudson to cap a 9-2 spurt, giving Coast Guard a 61-51 lead with eight minutes, 9 seco  more

COASTAL ECOLOGY UNDER ATTACK
FULLERTON, Calif., Nov. 17 -- California State University Fullerton issued the following press release: Coastal waters and harbors have been invaded by nonnative seaweeds. Is this an ominous portent for the ecology or just more food for the native marine herbivores? Cal State Fullerton marine biologist Jayson Smith focuses on answering that question. So far, disturbing results have come in: Native seaweeds off the coast should be considered under assault because native herbivores mostly pr  more

COLEMAN NATIONAL FISH HATCHERY MEETS ITS CENTRAL VALLEY FALL CHINOOK SALMON EGG COLLECTION TARGET
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service issued the following press release: Earlier this year it was projected that the returns of adult fall Central Valley Chinook salmon would be the lowest on record. With fewer fish returning, there was much concern that hatcheries in the Central Valley might be unable to secure enough spawning adults and collect enough eggs to meet fall Chinook salmon production targets. Although the numbers of fall Chinoo  more

COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY MOVES UP IN U.S. NEWS NATIONAL RANKINGS
WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Aug. 22 -- The College of William and Mary issued the following news release: William and Mary moved up a spot to 32nd overall in national rankings and the College maintained its spot as the sixth-best public university in the country, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report. It is the second time in less than a week that William and Mary has been recognized by a national magazine as one of the country's best. Last week, Forbes magazine - using a different metho  more

COLLEGE STUDENTS ARE NOT GOING ONLINE TO CONNECT WITH STRANGERS
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 -- California State University Los Angeles issued the following press release: According to a study recently published in a Nov.-Dec. special issue of the Journal of Applied Development Psychology (JADP), popular social networking activities among college students include interacting with existing offline friends rather than seeking out new friends, new music, or finding groups to discuss specific issues. "Mostly they seem to be using these newer social networking site  more

COLLEGE STUDENTS FIND INTERNSHIPS, JOBS AT WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION OF CAREER SERVICES FAIR
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 14 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: More than 150 companies and organizations plan to recruit college students and graduates for internships and full-time jobs at the WestPACS Job & Internship Fair on Thursday, April 3, 2008, from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. at the Pittsburgh Expo Mart, Monroeville, PA. The fair is sponsored by the Western Pennsylvania Association of Career Services (WestPACS), a consortium of 44 Western Pennsylvania co  more

College to Participate in Southern California Disaster Drill
WHITTIER, Calif., Nov. 12 -- Whittier College issued the following news release: On Thursday, November 13, the entire Southern California region will participate in the "Great ShakeOut," the largest earthquake preparedness activity in U.S. history, involving businesses, schools, city, county, and state emergency responders, and everyday citizens. Whittier College is among 57 fellow colleges and universities in Los Angeles County that will take part in this event, giving campus community membe  more

COLUMBUS DAY COMMEMORATES EXPLORER'S ARRIVAL IN NEW WORLD
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Oct. 10 -- The U.S. Embassy issued the following press release: Columbus Day is the annual U.S. commemoration of explorer Christopher Columbus' landing in the New World (at San Salvador Island, also known as Waitling Island, today part of the British Bahamas) on October 12, 1492. Columbus was not the first European to cross the Atlantic successfully. Viking sailors are believed to have established a short-lived settlement in Newfoundland sometime in the 11th century, and   more

COMMISSION ON CHILD ABUSE & MISSING CHILDREN FORUM: REUNIFICATION OF FAMILIES IN AMERICA'S CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 17 -- Somerset County issued the following news release: The Somerset County Commission on Child Abuse & Missing Children (CCAMC) will hold its annual forum for professionals who serve children and families from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, at Maggianos Little Italy, located at 600 Commons Way. The forum, titled "Lighting the Fire of Urgency: Reunification of Families in America's Child Welfare System," will focus on the needs of young people that are   more

COMMISSIONER RACHELLE CHONG PRESENTED AWARD BY WORLD INSTITUTE ON DISABILITY
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21 -- The California Public Utilities Commission issued the following news release: The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today announced that Commissioner Rachelle Chong is the recipient of the 2008 Policy and Advocacy Award from the World Institute on Disability (WID). The award was presented at WID's 25th anniversary gala in Oakland, Calif., earlier this month. The award honors Commissioner Chong's work at the CPUC and the Federal Communications Commi  more

CONCORD CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 24 MEETING
CONCORD, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The Concord City Council issued the following meeting agenda: REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY Monday, November 24, 2008 6:30 p.m. - Regular Joint Meeting City Council Chamber 1950 Parkside Drive, Concord, CA 6:30 p.m. - Joint Regular Meeting Council Chamber ROLL CALL - Vice Mayor Allen absent. PLEDGE TO THE FLAG - Councilmember Peterson PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD Edi Birsan, Concord, expressed opinion about the meeting held November 17, 2008. Bob Barnes, Concord,  more

CONFERENCE BUILDS SUPPORT FOR MILITARY
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Expanding its array of services for those with ties to the military, California University will host a conference, "Building a Web of Community Support for Military Members, Veterans, and Their Families," from 3-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 in the Morgan Hall Auditorium (Room 222). A reception, poster session and dinner will follow from 7-9 p.m. in the Performance Center, located inside the N  more

CONNECTICUT IS FIRST STATE IN THE NATION TO ENACT ALLERGY SAFEGUARDS FOR OLIVE OIL
HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 21 -- The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection issued the following news release: In response to the growing consumer demand for olive oil, and the potential that fraudulent and adulterated olive oil could cause illness to consumers, Lt. Governor Michael Fedele and Consumer Protection Commissioner Jerry Farrell, Jr. today announced the adoption of the state standards for olive oil sold in Connecticut, making the state the first in the nation to enact such a pro  more

CONSOL ENERGY GIVES $15,000 FOR COMPUTERS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: CONSOL Energy Inc. continued its longstanding support of Cal U by presenting a $15,000 check to the University on Oct. 23. The funds will be used to purchase new computers for a "swing" laboratory that is used by students in the Electrical Engineering Technology and Computer Engineering Technology programs. Fittingly, two Cal U graduates of the EET program, Dallas McClain '05 and Chris Manci  more

CONVOCATION HONORS STUDENTS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 14 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Cal U publicly recognized its Presidential Scholars at the March 29 Honors Convocation that also included inspiring remarks by University President Angelo Armenti, Jr. and distinguished alumnus James Lopez '81. "We gather here today to recognize California University's very best students for their academic achievements," President Armenti said. "In doing so, we seek to provide both reward   more

COVEY, NEW TRACK & FIELD ASSISTANT COACH!
SPEARFISH, S.D., JulY 8 -- Black Hills State University issued the following news release: Travis Covey has been hired as the new assistant track and field coach at Black Hills State University replacing Trent Mack who is now coaching at Dakota State. Travis was selected from an outstanding list of candidates. According to Coach Walkinshaw and the selection committee, "Although Travis is very knowledgeable in all areas of track and field, he will add a needed expertise in the jumping and stre  more

CRAIG BUTZINE IS BACK ON CAMPUS AS MARKETING DIRECTOR
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania President Angelo Armenti, Jr. has announced that Craig S. Butzine '84 is the University's new director of marketing. Earning his bachelor's degree in professional writing from Cal, Butzine brings nearly 20 years of integrated professional marketing skills to his alma mater. Since 2002, he was the president and owner of The Craig Group, LLC which prov  more

CRAIG SCHOOL'S BUSINESS ASSOCIATES HONORED FOR PHILANTHROPY
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- California State University Fresno issued the following press release: The 2008 Distinguished Achievement award of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, California San Joaquin Valley Chapter, was presented to the Business Associates, which benefits the Craig School of Business at California State University, Fresno. The award was presented during the chapter's National Philanthropy Day luncheon in Fresno. Business Associates was founded in 1981 by Helen  more

CRASH TEST-ICONIC RINGS AND FLARES OF GALAXIES CREATED BY VIOLENT, INTERGALACTIC COLLISIONS, RESEARCH BY PITT AND PARTNERS FINDS
PITTSBURG, Pa., Nov. 21 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: The bright pinwheels and broad star sweeps iconic of disk galaxies such as the Milky Way might all be the shrapnel from massive, violent collisions with other galaxies and galaxy-size chunks of dark matter, according to a multi-institutional project involving the University of Pittsburgh. Published in the Nov. 20 edition of "The Astrophysical Journal," the findings challenge the longstanding theory that the  more

CSULB TO HOST AMERICAN COLLEGIATE MOOT COURT ASSOCIATION'S WESTERN REGIONAL COMPETITION ON DEC. 5-6
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 14 -- California State University Long Beach issued the following press release: California State University, Long Beach, will host the American Collegiate Moot Court Association (ACMA) Western Regional on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5-6, marking the seventh straight year the event has been held on campus. The competition, scheduled to take place in the University Student Union, is free and open to the public. Three of the past six national champions have won the Wes  more

Cycling Promotion at the Economic Club of Indiana Luncheon
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 9 -- Marian College Indianapolis issued the following news release: On Monday, October 27, 2008, Marian College will promote its championship cycling team at the Economic Club of Indiana luncheon. The luncheon's featured speaker is political analyst William Kristol. Prior to the luncheon, Dean Peterson, the head cycling coach, along with several cyclists from the team will demonstrate the use of the team's CompuTrainer, a precision bicycle ergometer measuring wattage, he  more

Cycling Team Heads to Colorado Springs for National Championship
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 8 -- Marian College Indianapolis issued the following news release: On Tuesday, September 9, the Marian College cycling team headed to Colorado Springs for the 2008 collegiate track cycling national championship. The Knights are currently the defending national champions; in 2007, they won the title in San Diego, California, marking their 10th national championship since 1995. In October 2007, the Indianapolis City-County Council awarded the team and their sponsors with  more

Cyclists Roll, Roads Close, For World-Class Bike Race
STANFORD, Calif., Feb. 13 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: The Tour of California, boasting many of professional cycling's best international teams, rolls onto Palm Drive this weekend, bringing 20,000 to 40,000 spectators--and road closures for parts of the Stanford campus and downtown Palo Alto. All of Palm Drive and most of University Avenue will be blocked off for much of the day on Sunday. Cross-traffic will be blocked as well. Sunday's time-trial event, wit  more

DALY CITY ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 10 REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING
DALY CITY, Calif., Nov. 10 -- The city of Daly City issued the following meeting agenda: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2008 - 7:00 P.M. CALL TO ORDER: ROLL CALL: APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Regular Meeting of August 25, 2008 APPROVAL OF AGENDA: CONSENT AGENDA All Items on the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and may be approved by one roll call vote of the Redevelopment Agency. There shall be no separate discussion of the matters on the Consent Agenda unless requested by a mem  more

DALY CITY ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 5 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING
DALY CITY, Calif., Nov. 5 -- The city of Daly City issued the following meeting agenda: PLANNING COMMISSION 7:00 PM OPENING OF MEETING: PLEDGE TO THE FLAG: ROLL CALL: Minutes of Meeting of October 7, 2008 PUBLIC HEARING: 10.SUBJECT: Use Permit UP08-16 and Environmental Assessment - Amended Conditions (UP06-4) to allow restaurant uses in the commercial center. APPLICANT: Dan Tealdi LOCATION: 1000 King Drive ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT: Categorically Exempt  more

DANCE SITES CONCERT SET TO INSPIRE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: An eclectic mix of dance and music will be presented in this year's annual "Dance Sites: New Works in Choreography and Performance." Talented faculty and students, as well as two guest choreographers, will show off their skills in nine vastly different performances. "There's a wealth of talent right here in Sacramento, and all these choreographers are making new and original works in   more

DEAN'S LIST, SUMMER 2008
INDIANA, Pa., Oct. 29 -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Undergraduate students receive recognition on the dean's list for each semester (or summer sessions cumulatively) in which they earn at least a 3.25 grade-point average based on at least 12 semester hours of graded (not pass/fail) coursework. Students named to the summer 2008 dean's list are listed alphabetically by county of residence and sorted by town, listed with the degree they are seeking a  more

DEBATE TEAM CAPTURES NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
CARBONDALE, Ill., March 17 -- Southern Illinois University issued the following news release: There is no argument: the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Debate Team is the best in the nation. Its win at the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence, which concluded today (March 17), verifies it. "This is more proof that SIUC can compete with anyone academically when we put our efforts in it," Todd Graham, director of the debate team, wrote in an e-mail shortly after the SIUC v  more

DEBATERS CAPTURE PRESTIGIOUS WINS OVER TOP TEAMS
CARBONDALE, Ill., Feb. 5 -- Southern Illinois University issued the following news release: When the director of the debate program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Todd Graham, called from the San Diego area on Monday to report on his team's success, his tone was neutral. As he spoke, his pride and excitement were evident in what he said. "We won both tournaments." Pause. "That's a really big deal." Pause. "We've had people coming by our hotel room telling us what a good job we  more

DEBATERS CONTINUE TO MAKE STRONG SHOWINGS
CARBONDALE, Ill., Jan. 23 -- Southern Illinois University issued the following news release: The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Debate Team spent part of the holiday break in Southern California and part of it in Denver. They weren't surfing and they weren't skiing. They were doing what they do best - winning arguments. The duo of Kevin Calderwood and Kyle Dennis won one of two tournaments hosted by California State University Long Beach, beating out nearly 40 other teams. Dennis   more

Debaters Shine at the University of Puget Sound Tournament
LEBANON, Ill., Oct. 30 -- McKendree University issued the following news release: McKendree University debaters turned in an excellent performance Oct. 24-26 at the University of Puget Sound (UPS) tournament in Tacoma, Wash., advancing to final rounds in the open portion after winning top speaker at the prestigious round robin. Thirteen colleges and universities participated, including the University of California at Berkeley, University of Oregon and University of Colorado. Sophomore Aman  more

DEL. CHRISTENSEN ELECTED TO CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS POST
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 -- Del. Donna M.C. Christen-Christensen, D-V.I., issued the following news release: Delegate to Congress Donna M. Christensen was elected as Second Vice-Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus in a Wednesday morning election. Congresswoman Christensen will serve in this capacity in the 111th Congress when it convenes in January. She will become a part of the leadership team that carries out the mandate of the CBC as the "conscience of the Congress" in all areas of public p  more

DELIBERATIVE DEMOCRACY EVENTS AT CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA INCLUDE LECTURES BY JAMES FISHKIN, GEORGE MEHAFFY, ROBERT F. KENNEDY, JR.
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 14 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania hosts Deliberative Democracy: University Students Have Their Say, a day of "deliberative polling" on environmental issues and a public lecture on Monday, March 31, 2008, and a speech by environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. on Wednesday, April 16, 2008. The public is invited to a 7 p.m. lecture on March 31st about Deliberative Polling. The even  more

DePaul University's Enrollment Reaches Record 24,352 Students
CHICAGO, Nov. 18 -- The DePaul University issued the following news release: Strong student interest - especially from transfer students - has pushed DePaul University's enrollment to an all-time high, according to fall 2008 figures. Total enrollment at the university for the 2008 academic year is 24,352, a 4 percent increase over last year's enrollment of 23,401. This also tops DePaul's previous enrollment record of 23,610 set in 2003. As a result of the enrollment increase, DePaul moved   more

DEPUTY DEFENSE SECRETARY ENGLAND ADDRESSES MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY CHANGE OF RESPONSIBILITY CEREMONY
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Defense issued the text of the following speech: Thank you, COL Bagnati [Chief of Staff, MDA] for that nice introduction. Lieutenant General Trey Obering and his wife, Anne their children, Arianne, Anthony, and Paul General Obering's mother, Bebe his sisters, Bebe, Linda, Suzanne, and Diane. Lieutenant General Pat O'Reilly and his wife, Judy their daughters, Siobhan and Brighid and, to all the other family members and friends welco  more

DESERT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ESTABLISHES SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR UCR MEDICAL SCHOOL
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The University of California at Riverside issued the following press release: Desert Regional Medical Center, a 394-bed acute care hospital with the Coachella Valley's only designated trauma unit, will establish a $25,000 scholarship fund benefiting future medical students at the University of California, Riverside. The Desert Regional Medical Center Endowed Student Fund, announced at an event hosted by the hospital last night, will provide a source of scho  more

Discrimination Against Blacks Linked To Dehumanization, Study Finds
STANFORD, Calif., Feb. 7 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: Crude historical depictions of African Americans as ape-like may have disappeared from mainstream U.S. culture, but research presented in a new paper by psychologists at Stanford, Pennsylvania State University and the University of California-Berkeley reveals that many Americans subconsciously associate blacks with apes. In addition, the findings show that society is more likely to condone violence against b  more

DOE RECOGNIZED FOR SMALL BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Energy issued the following press release: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it has met all goals of the Small Business Administration (SBA) Scorecard for Fiscal Year 2007. DOE was one of only three federal agencies to meet these goals. The SBA Scorecard is an annual measurement of federal agencies' efforts to develop and encourage relationships with small businesses. The Department met its goals in contracting with businesse  more

DOLPHIN POPULATION STUNTED BY FISHING ACTIVITIES, SCRIPPS/NOAA STUDY FINDS
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: Despite broad "dolphin safe" practices, fishing activities have continued to restrict the growth of at least one Pacific Ocean dolphin population, a new report led by a researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has concluded. Populations of dolphins in the Eastern Pacific were expected to increase in abundance after successful regulations and agreements were en  more

DOW NAMED INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HEAD COACH
INDIANA, Pa., June 11 -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: After a successful three-year stint at Anderson University, Jeff Dow has been named the head coach of the IUP women's basketball program. Dow succeeds Cindy Martin, who left IUP in April to become the head coach at Youngstown State. He inherits a program that returns all five starters from a team that set a school record with 27 victories, won its second consecutive Pennsylvania State Athletic Co  more

Dr. Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker Receives Prestigious Laureate Award From American College of Physicians
CHICAGO, Oct. 29 -- Rush University issued the following news release: Dr. Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker, medical director of the Hypertension Center and assistant professor of preventative medicine at Rush University Medical Center, was selected to receive the Laureate Award, which is the highest honor from the American College of Physicians (ACP), Illinois Chapter. She received the award at the annual Illinois ACP Downstate Scientific meeting held on October 10 in Peoria, Ill. The Laureate Aw  more

DRAFT PLAN TO ADDRESS CONTAMINATION IN SAN PABLO BAY IS RELEASED RICHMOND MEETING TO INFORM PUBLIC ON DEC. 17; PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD IS OPEN THROUGH JAN. 9, 2009
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service issued the following press release: State and Federal agencies working on the restoration of natural resources injured by wastewater discharges in Castro Cove, and the resulting sediment contamination, today released a Draft Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan, opening a 45-day public comment period. An open house to provide information to the public is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec  more

Drake to Face DePaul in NCAA Softball Tournament
DES MOINES, Iowa, May 12 -- Drake University issued the following news release: The Bulldogs celebrate winning the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament and earning an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament. The Drake women's softball team will face DePaul at noon in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament Friday, May 16, in Evanston, Ill. Host Northwestern will face Western Illinois in the other regional game at 2:30 p.m. at the Sharon J. Drysdale Field. The regional will continue throu  more

DUARTE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 25 MEETING
DUARTE, Calif., Nov. 25 -- The Duarte City Council issued the following meeting agenda: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2008 7:00 P.M. - Regular Session MISSION STATEMENT With integrity and transparency, the City of Duarte provides exemplary public services in a caring and fiscally responsible manner with a commitment to our community's future 1. CALL TO ORDER OF CITY COUNCIL AND REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, AND NOTATION OF ANY ABSENCES 2. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA 3. PLEDGE TO THE FLAG 4. M  more

DUARTE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 14 MEETING
DUARTE, Calif., Oct. 14 -- The Duarte City Council issued the following meeting minutes: ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING - OCTOBER 14, 2008 ADOPTION OF AGENDA CLOSED SESSION Public Employee Evaluation RECORDATION OF ATTENDANCE PLEDGE TO THE FLAG MOMENT OF REFLECTION FITNESS WARM-UP PUBLIC REPORT OF CLOSED SESSION ANNOUNCEMENTS SPECIAL ITEMS Introduction - Sgt. Herman Recognition - John Fasana At 5:30 p.m., a Closed Session was held (as stated below). May  more

DUARTE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 28 MEETING
DUARTE, Calif., Oct. 28 -- The Duarte City Council issued the following meeting minutes: REGULAR MEETING - OCTOBER 28, 2008 ADOPTION OF AGENDA CLOSED SESSION Real Property Negotiations RECORDATION OF ATTENDANCE PLEDGE TO THE FLAG MOMENT OF REFLECTION RECESS FITNESS WARM-UP PUBLIC REPORT OF CLOSED SESSION ANNOUNCEMENTS SPECIAL ITEMS Presentation by Assemblymember Portantino At 6:30 p.m., a Closed Session was held (as stated below). Mayor Reyes ca  more

DUARTE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 29 MEETING
DUARTE, Calif., Oct. 29 -- The Duarte City Council issued the following meeting minutes: ADJOURNED REGULAR/SPECIAL MEETINGS - OCTOBER 29, 2008 CALL TO ORDER NOTATION OF ABSENCES DETERMINATION OF QUORUM ADOPTION OF AGENDA The City Council/Redevelopment Agency of the City of Duarte, the Public Safety Commission, Planning Commission, and the Parks and Recreation Commission met in an adjourned regular meeting; the Traffic Safety, Public Services, and the Economic Development Com  more

DUI CHECKPOINT
LA MESA, Calif., July 18 -- The city of La Mesa issued the following news release: The La Mesa Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver License checkpoint on Saturday, July 19, 2008 from 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM in the City of La Mesa. In an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes, DUI checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the street, as well as educate the public on the dangers of impaired driving. All too often,   more

DUI CHECKPOINT RESULTS
LA MESA, Calif., July 19 -- The city of La Mesa issued the following news release: The La Mesa Police Department conducted a DUI and Driver License checkpoint in the 3800 block of Massachusetts Avenue on Saturday, July 19, 2008. The checkpoint was operational for five (5) hours. 735 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint. 38 drivers were taken into the secondary inspection area which resulted in 2 of those drivers being further evaluated for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or   more

DUI CHECKPOINT RESULTS
LA MESA, Calif., June 29 -- The city of La Mesa issued the following news release: The La Mesa Police Department conducted a DUI and Driver License checkpoint in the 4500 block of 70th Street on Saturday, June 28, 2008. The checkpoint was operational for six (6) hours. 909 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint. 70 drivers were taken into the secondary inspection area which resulted in 8 of those drivers being further evaluated for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Of   more

DUI CHECKPOINT RESULTS: DRUNK DRIVING. OVER LIMIT. UNDER ARREST
LA MESA, Calif., Aug. 23 -- The city of La Mesa issued the following news release: The La Mesa Police Department conducted a DUI and Driver License checkpoint in the 8100 block of Fletcher Parkway on Friday, August 22, 2008. The checkpoint was operational for five (5) hours. 745 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint. 27 drivers were taken into the secondary inspection area which resulted in 6 of those drivers being further evaluated for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drug  more

EAGLES FINISH 15TH AT NATIONALS, PHILLIPS EARNS ALL-AMERICA HONORS
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa., Nov. 22 -- University of Southern Indiana issued the following news release: University of Southern Indiana senior Bryan Phillips (Kokomo, Indiana) became the 13th student-athlete in school history to earn All-America honors in men's cross country with his 39th-place finish at the NCAA II National Championships Saturday. Phillips led the Screaming Eagles, who finished 15th as a team with 353 team points, by making a huge jump from the beginning of the race to the 10k fi  more

EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY EXPERT LEONARD IS BASLER CHAIRHOLDER
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Nov. 6 -- East Tennessee State University issued the following news release: Dr. Graham Leonard, who has specialized in the Middle East since 1950, will present "Origins of Problems in the Middle East: An Overview," the first of four lectures he will deliver as holder of the East Tennessee State University 2008-09 Wayne G. Basler Chair of Excellence for the Integration of the Arts, Rhetoric and Science. His free public lecture takes place next Tuesday (Nov. 11) at 7 p.  more

EIGHTH ANNUAL CAL U/COMMUNITY FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION SET FOR ROADMAN PARK
CALIFORNIA, Pa., June 10 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania and the California Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the eighth annual university/community Fourth of July celebration Friday, July 4, at Roadman Park, located along Route 88 next to Adamson Stadium. Entertainment will begin at 7 p.m., as "Brother Jeep & the M.V. Express" will provide rock, rhythm and blues entertainment for all ages through his harmonic  more

ELECTION 2008: CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY KEEPS STUDENTS INVOLVE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 5 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Back-to-back national political conventions have heightened interest in the 2008 presidential election, and California University of Pennsylvania is going all-out to keep its students informed and encourage them to vote. Blogs posted by two Cal U students who visited the conventions have been viewed more than 1,500 times, and the University's website has posted links to voter registration si  more

ELECTION 2008: SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 5 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Pennsylvania residents may register to vote and request absentee ballots at http://votespa.com/. Registration deadline is Oct. 6, 2008. Absentee ballots must be received by the Board of Elections (in the county where the person is registered to vote) by Oct. 31, 2008. - Out-of-State Residents Students may use their local address if they want to register and vote in Pennsylvania.   more

ELECTION FORUM'S MESSAGE: 'STAY INVOLVED'
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 20 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Less than a week after the 2008 presidential election, a panel of political analysts told a Cal U audience that women and young voters made their voices heard in Pennsylvania. The Nov. 10 Election Analysis Forum was sponsored by the American Democracy Project, a multi-campus initiative focused on higher education's role in preparing the next generation of informed, engaged citizens. It was   more

ELECTRICIANS TO RECRUIT APPRENTICES, OCT. 1, 2008 - SEPT. 30, 2009
ORCHARD, N.Y., Sept. 26 -- The Department of Labor has issued the following apprenticeship news release: The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local 41, will conduct recruitment from October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009 for four electrician (housewire or residential) apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced today. Applications can be obtained at the local, S. 3546 California Road, Orchard Park, from 1  more

ENGINEERING COLLEGE NAMED 'LYLES COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING'
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- California State University Fresno issued the following press release: Bill LylesTrustees of the California State University system today (Nov. 19) approved naming Fresno State's engineering college the Lyles College of Engineering to honor a $10 million commitment by Bill Lyles, his family and companies. The Lyles gift, announced by university President John D. Welty on Aug. 18, will be matched by $10 million in support gathered by the university for the Lyles C  more

ENGINEERING STUDENTS WIN DESIGN COMPETITION
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: A team of Sacramento State civil engineering students won the 17th annual Structural Engineers Association of Central California (SEAOCC) student design competition. The design and construction phase of the competition was held at Wallace Kuhl & Associates, Inc., Saturday, Nov. 1. Students were given instructions to design and build a wood truss structure which met certain span length   more

EPA AWARDS SMART GROWTH ACHIEVEMENT TO BAY AREA SENIOR HOUSING DEVELOPMENT / MERCY HOUSING, SAN FRANCISCO HOUSING AUTHORITY RECOGNIZED FOR MISSION CREEK SENIOR PROJECT
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19 -- The Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 office issued the following news release: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing Mercy Housing California and the San Francisco Housing Authority for innovative approaches to development that expand economic opportunity and protect public health and the environment. Mercy Housing California and the San Francisco Housing Authority received the 2008 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement for the cat  more

ESTHER PEVARNIK RECEIVES 2007 CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA DISTINGUISHED ALUMNA OF THE YEAR AWARD
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Esther Ross Howard Pevarnik '64 subscribes to the philosophy of poet Maya Angelou, who believes we should go through life with baseball mitts on, ready to catch whatever comes our way. Pevarnik, California University's 2007 Distinguished Alumna of the Year, said that is how she lived as a student at then- California State College. She has continued to keep those mitts on throughout her life  more

ESTILL VOICE TRAINING LEVEL ONE, TWO COURSES OFFERED AT CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA JUNE 26-30
CALIFORNIA, Pa., May 22 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Estill Voice Training will offer its Level One and Level Two courses at California University of Pennsylvania from June 26-30. The daily sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day and will take place in the Black Box Theatre of Cal U's Steele Hall. Cost is $550 for adults and $225 for students. Act 48 and ASHS credits will be provided for both courses. Serving as the instructor will  more

EUREKA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 18 MEETING
EUREKA, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The Eureka City Council issued the following meeting agenda: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 Closed Session - 5:30 P.M. Regular Session - 6:30 P.M. Closed Session - 5:30 P.M. Regular Session - 6:30 P.M. CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS CITY HALL - 531 "K" STREET, EUREKA ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: The meeting rooms are ADA accessible. Accommodations and access to City meetings for people with special needs must be requested of the City Clerk at 441-4175 in advance of  more

EUREKA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF NOV. 4 MEETING
EUREKA, Calif., Nov. 4 -- The Eureka City Council issued the following meeting minutes: November 4, 2008 The City Council/Redevelopment Agency of the City of Eureka met in REGULAR Session on the above date, 5:30 P.M. Closed Session, 6:30 P.M. Open Session, at the Eureka City Hall, Council Chambers, 531 "K" Street, Eureka. PRESIDING: MAYOR BASS PRESENT: GLASS, ENDERT, LEONARD, KERRIGAN, JONES ABSENT: NONE MINUTES PREPARED BY: COUNCIL APPROVAL ACKNOWLEDGED: Kathleen L. Franco   more

EUREKA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 21 MEETING
EUREKA, Calif., Oct. 21 -- The Eureka City Council issued the following meeting minutes: The City Council/Redevelopment Agency of the City of Eureka met in REGULAR Session on the above date, 5:30 P.M. Closed Session, 6:30 P.M. Open Session, at the Eureka City Hall, Council Chambers, 531 "K" Street, Eureka. PRESIDING: MAYOR PRO TEM JONES PRESENT: GLASS, ENDERT, LEONARD, KERRIGAN, JONES ABSENT: MAYOR BASS MINUTES PREPARED BY: COUNCIL APPROVAL ACKNOWLEDGED: Kathleen L. Franco Simm  more

EUREKA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 7 MEETING
EUREKA, Calif., Oct. 7 -- The Eureka City Council issued the following meeting minutes: The City Council/Redevelopment Agency of the City of Eureka met in REGULAR Session on the above date, 6:30 P.M. Open Session, at the Eureka City Hall, Council Chambers, 531 "K" Street, Eureka. PRESIDING: MAYOR BASS PRESENT: GLASS, ENDERT, LEONARD, KERRIGAN, JONES ABSENT: NONE MINUTES PREPARED BY: COUNCIL APPROVAL ACKNOWLEDGED: Kathleen L. Franco Simmons Virginia Bass City Clerk Mayor C  more

EUREKA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 16 MEETING
EUREKA, Calif., Sept. 16 -- The Eureka City Council issued the following meeting minutes: The City Council/Redevelopment Agency of the City of Eureka met in REGULAR Session on the above date, 5:30 P.M. Closed Session, 6:30 P.M. Open Session, at the Eureka City Hall, Council Chambers, 531 "K" Street, Eureka. PRESIDING: MAYOR BASS PRESENT: GLASS, ENDERT, LEONARD, KERRIGAN, JONES ABSENT: NONE MINUTES PREPARED BY: COUNCIL APPROVAL ACKNOWLEDGED: Kathleen L. Franco Simmons Virginia B  more

EUREKA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 2 MEETING
EUREKA, Calif., Sept. 2 -- The Eureka City Council issued the following meeting minutes: SEPTEMBER 2, 2008 The City Council/Redevelopment Agency of the City of Eureka met in REGULAR Session on the above date, 5:30 P.M. Closed Session, 6:30 P.M. Open Session, at the Eureka City Hall, Council Chambers, 531 "K" Street, Eureka. PRESIDING: MAYOR BASS PRESENT: GLASS, ENDERT, LEONARD, KERRIGAN, JONES ABSENT: NONE MINUTES PREPARED BY: COUNCIL APPROVAL ACKNOWLEDGED: Kathleen L. Franc  more

EUREKA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 30 MEETING
EUREKA, Calif., Sept. 30 -- The Eureka City Council issued the following meeting minutes: The City Council/Redevelopment Agency of the City of Eureka met in SPECIAL Session on the above date, 5:00 P.M. Open Session, at the Eureka Police Department, 604 "C" Street, Eureka. PRESIDING: MAYOR PRO TEM JONES PRESENT: GLASS, ENDERT, LEONARD, KERRIGAN, JONES ABSENT: MAYOR BASS MINUTES PREPARED BY: COUNCIL APPROVAL ACKNOWLEDGED: Kathleen L. Franco Simmons Virginia Bass City Clerk May  more

EUREKA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 4 MEETING
EUREKA, Calif., Sept. 4 -- The Eureka City Council issued the following meeting minutes: The City Council/Redevelopment Agency of the City of Eureka met in SPECIAL Session on the above date, 5:00 P.M. Open Session, at the Eureka Fire Department, 533 "C" Street, Eureka. PRESIDING: MAYOR BASS PRESENT: GLASS, ENDERT, LEONARD, JONES ABSENT: KERRIGAN MINUTES PREPARED BY: COUNCIL APPROVAL ACKNOWLEDGED: Kathleen L. Franco Simmons Virginia Bass City Clerk Mayor CITY COUNCIL/REDEV  more

EVENT TO CELEBRATE STUDENT WRITING
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 19 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The Department of English at California University will hold its first Celebration of Student Writing during the University's common hour, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 2, in the Performance Center. All students in English Composition II will present a research project, based on an individual professor's assignment, to members of the Cal U community. The department hopes to make t  more

EVENTS AT UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN FROM OCT. 16 THROUGH NOV. 9
URBANA, Ill., Sept. 10 -- The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign issued the following news release: lectures 17 Friday "Fixing Illinois Politics: Con-Con, the 2008 Elections and Beyond." Kent Redfield, Illinois State University and director, The Sunshine Project. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum. 21 Tuesday "Celebrating a Decade With Japan House." Cynthia Voelkl, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University. 23 Thursday "The Flute Play  more

Everything's Coming Up Corals
VIRGINIA KEY, Fla., May 12 -- University of Miami issued the following news release: Two University of Miami (UM) students have received prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their doctoral work on coral reefs. Rachel Silverstein and Nitzan Soffer will each receive three years of support for their work in the laboratory of Dr. Andrew Baker, an assistant professor in the Division of Marine Biology and Fisheries at UM's Rosenstiel School of Mar  more

EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR IMMIGRATION REVIEW ANNOUNCES LATEST DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS UNDER RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Executive Office for Immigration Review issued the following press release: The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) has recently taken disciplinary action against 11 attorneys for violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct for immigration practitioners. One attorney was reinstated. EOIR announces these disciplinary actions to inform the public about practitioners who are no longer authorized to represent clients  more

Experts Discuss Issues Of Race In American Cities
CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov. 6 -- University of Miami issued the following news release: WHAT: A panel discussion that explores issues of race across cities of the United States. The event is part of the fourth biennial Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference, co-hosted by the University of Miami, where more than 300 experts from 120 different universities and 12 countries will converge to discuss issues of race and ethnicity that have helped shape the fabric of America. WHEN/WHERE: On Thursday N  more

FACULTY RECEIVE PASSHE DIVERSITY GRANTS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 21 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: A number of Cal U faculty members have received PASSHE Diversity and Equity Grant awards for 2008-2009, reports Cheryl Vogrig, director of the Office for Grants and Contracts. Dr. Marta McClintock-Comeaux, Women's Studies, received a grant award of $5,000 for her project, "Leadership: Women Take Charge." Three faculty members were awarded Annual University Grants For Programs in Support   more

FACULTY SPRING BACK AT CONVOCATION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 23 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: While the same, effective format was used at the Spring 2008 Faculty Convocation, a new underlying theme emphasizing the students highlighted Cal U President Angelo Armenti Jr.'s "State of the University Address." President Armenti began his speech by lauding the faculty for their tremendous support of the Faculty Scholarship Endowment Fund. He mentioned this fund totaled $150,000 when he b  more

FACULTY TEACH STUDENTS SAFETY, SECURITY
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 25 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Criminal justice professors John R. Cencich and Dr. Michael Hummel taught students and faculty how to think, punch and kick their way out of dangerous situations during a safety and security training session held recently. Cencich, who is also the chairman of justice studies and a former U.S. Federal Agent for the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, designed the training based on hi  more

FAIRFIELD CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 21 MEETING
FAIRFIELD, Calif., Oct. 21 -- The Fairfield City Council issued the following meeting agenda: CITY OF FAIRFIELD TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2008; 6:45 P.M. PUBLIC ACCESS PERIOD 6:45 - 7:00 p.m. CALL TO ORDER 7:00 p.m. ROLL CALL Councilmember Chuck Timm Councilmember Catherine Moy Councilmember Rick Vaccaro Vice-Mayor John Mraz Mayor Harry T. Price OPENING REFLECTION PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE COUNCIL/CITY CLERK REPORTS CITY MANAGER REPORT PRESENTATIONS 1. Presentatio  more

FAIRFIELD CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR SEPT. 23 MEETING
FAIRFIELD, Calif., Sept. 23 -- The Fairfield City Council issued the following meeting agenda: SPECIAL MEETING FAIRFIELD CITY COUNCIUREDEVELOPMENT AGENCY I hereby call a special meeting of the Fairfield City Council Redevelopment Agency for Tuesday September 23 2008 at 6 00 p m in the City Council Chamber located at 1000 Webster Street Fairfield CA 94533 to 1 Receive public comments 2 Adoption of Resolution 2008 224 rescinding City Council Resolution 2008 223 relating to the pr  more

FAIRFIELD CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR SEPT. 29 MEETING
FAIRFIELD, Calif., Sept. 29 -- The Fairfield City Council issued the following meeting agenda: SPECIAL MEETING FAIRFIELD CITY COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY I hereby call a special meeting of the Fairfield City Council/Redevelopment Agency for Monday, September 29, 2008 at 7:00 p.m., in the City Council Chamber located at 1000 Webster Street, Fairfield, CA 94533 to: 1. Receive public comments; 2. Approve Candidate Finalist List for Filling the Vacant City Council Seat held by Counci  more

FAIRFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 12 MEETING
FAIRFIELD, Calif., Nov. 12 -- The Fairfield Planning Commission issued the following meeting agenda: 12, 2008 7:00 p.m. I.ROLL CALL II.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE III.INFORMATION ON SPEAKER CARDS IV.APPROVAL OF AGENDA V.APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF OCTOBER 22, 2008 VI.PUBLIC COMMENTS VII.SCHEDULED MATTERS A.FIELDCREST VILLAGES Resolution No. 2008-23Location: Red Top Road Tentative Subdivision MapApplicant and Property Owner: (T.S. 2006-10) Discovery Builders, Inc. Developmen  more

Fairfield University Engineering Student Receives Award from CISCO Systems, Inc. for Academic and NYPD Career Achievements
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Jan. 24 -- Fairfield University has issued the following news release: Fairfield University School of Engineering graduate student Maria Sette, of New Canaan, will receive Cisco Networking Academy's 2007 Global Recognition Award in honor of her Fairfield academic accomplishments and career achievements working for the New York City Police Department. The award from the multinational corporation is for recognizing individuals who have been exemplary students of the Cisco N  more

Fairfield University Hosts Symposium Based on Resident Kress Study Collection
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Feb. 27 -- Fairfield University has issued the following news release: Fairfield University presents a multi-discipline panel of nationally recognized scholars - all experts in a variety of aspects concerning ancient Italian culture, art and history - for a lively and stimulating two-hour symposium entitled "Images & Ideas: Sacred and Secular Italian Art 1350-1750," at the Quick Center for the Arts' Wien Experimental Theatre, Thursday, March 27 at 10 a.m. The public is welco  more

FAIRMONT STATE UNIVERSITY WELCOMES NEW FACULTY
FAIRMONT, W.Va., Sept. 15 -- Fairmont State University issued the following news release: Fairmont State University welcomed 10 new faculty members for the 2008-2009 academic year. New faculty members are the following: COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Dan Gurash, Interim Director of Marion County's Public Library and former adjunct professor at Fairmont State, will join the Behavioral Science Department as a Temporary Assistant Professor. Gurash holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Trinity  more

FANS GET FIRED UP AT VULCAN HUDDLE TENT
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 10 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Over the past year, Cal U's Office of Alumni Relations has worked diligently to connect nearly 50,000 alumni to the University. Alumni social gatherings have taken place in Denver, Boston, the D.C/Maryland area, Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Along with the University magazine, the quarterly Cal U Review, Alumni Relations has kept the alumni informed about Cal U news with the e  more

FATAL ACCIDENT ON I-25 UPDATE
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 24 -- The city of Colorado Springs issued the following press release: Detectives with the Colorado Springs Police Department Major Accident Unit have released the names of the individuals involved in today's fatal traffic accident on I-25. The deceased passenger of the red sedan has been identified as Wade Lehman, age 19, of Colorado Springs. The driver of the red sedan has been identified as Dezirae Shier-Gill, age 19, of Colorado Springs. The investigation rev  more

FERC ISSUES NOTICE OF DYNEGY SOUTH BAY'S OCT. 3 FILING OF A REPORT REGARDING SALES OF ELECTRICITY IN MARKETS OPERATED BY THE CALIFORNIA INDEPENDENT SYSTEM OPERATOR
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the following notice: Dynegy South Bay LLC Docket No. ER09-44-000 NOTICE OF FILING Take notice that on October 3, 2008, Dynegy South Bay LLC filed a report regarding sales of electricity in markets operated by the California Independent System Operator Corporation, pursuant to the Commission's April 26, 2001 Order in Dockets EL00-95-012, 95 FERC 61,115(2001) and further Orders issued, Cal  more

FERC ISSUES ORDER TO MIRANT CALIFORNIA REGARDING NOTICE OF CANCELLATION
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the text of the following delegated order: In Reply Refer To: Mirant California, LLC Docket No. ER08-1578-000 Mr. David J. Reich Mirant Corporation Director, Federal Regulatory Affairs 601 13th Street, N.W., Suite 850N Washington, D.C. 20005 Reference: Notice of Cancellation Dear Mr. Reich: Pursuant to the authority delegated to the Director, Division of Tariffs and Market De  more

FERC ISSUES ORDER TO NEW ENGLAND CONFERENCE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSIONERS V. BANGOR HYDRO-ELECTRIC ET AL. GRANTING REHEARING FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the text of the following delegated order: New England Conference of Public Utilities Commissioners, Inc. v. Docket No. EL08-69-001 Bangor Hydro-Electric Company Central Maine Power Company National Grid, USA NSTAR Electric & Gas Corporation Northeast Utilities Service Company The United Illuminating Company Vermont Electric Power Company ORDER GRANTING REHEARING FOR FURTHER CO  more

FERC ISSUES ORDER TO PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC APPROVING ROAD MANAGEMENT PLAN
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the text of the following delegated order: Pacific Gas and Electric Company Project No. 2118-033 ORDER APPROVING ROAD MANAGEMENT PLAN PURSUANT TO ARTICLES 401 and 404, AND UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE 4(e) CONDITION 30 On February 22, 2008, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (licensee) filed a project road management plan (plan) pursuant to articles 401 and 404, and U.S. Forest Service (FS)  more

FERC ISSUES ORDER TO SOUTHWEST POWER POOL GRANTING REHEARING FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the text of the following delegated order: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Docket Nos. ER08-1307-001 ER08-1308-002 ER08-923-002 ER08-313-003 (consolidated) Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Docket Nos. ER08-1357-001 ER08-1358-001 ER08-1359-001 (consolidated) ORDER GRANTING REHEARING FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION Rehearing has been timely requested of the Commission's order issued on  more

FERRIS STATE TAKES THIRD IN SEASON-OPENING TOURNEY
BIG RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 30 -- Ferris State University issued the following press release: Ferris State Women's Golf The Ferris State women's team placed third at the 2008 Ferris State Invitational with a two-round 615 team score following Sunday's (Aug. 30) final round at FSU's Katke Golf Course in Big Rapids, Mich. Grand Valley State captured top team honors with a 594 score (298-296=594) followed by California, Pa., which earned runner up honors by firing a 609 (305-304). Ferris State tu  more

FERRIS STATE VOLLEYBALL OPENS 2008 SEASON AT HOME
BIG RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 26 -- Ferris State University issued the following press release: FSU Volleyball At A Glance: The Ferris State University women's volleyball will open the 2008 season and its 36th year of intercollegiate competition this Thursday (Aug. 28) versus Aquinas in a 7 p.m. (EDT) non-league match. The Bulldogs then host the eight-team Ferris State Invitational this weekend (Aug. 29-30) on three courts at the Ewigleben Sports Arena and Jim Wink Arena on the FSU campus in Big Ra  more

Fiddle Festival Honors The Music Maker
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 26 -- Westmont College issued the following news release: Santa Barbara master violin maker James Wimmer will be honored at Wimmerata, a festival of two concerts featuring musicians from throughout California playing their Wimmer instruments, Sunday, Sept. 7, at Trinity Episcopal Church on the corner of Micheltorena and State Streets. The first concert, 4-6 p.m., will highlight world-class fiddlers playing bluegrass and old-time music. A classical concert follows a  more

FIELD ANNOUNCED FOR O'REILLY AUTO PARTS PUERTO RICO TIP-OFF
BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 7 -- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University issued the following news release: Eight conferences will be represented in one of the most diverse lineups of the college basketball season when ESPN Regional Television (ERT) and ESPNU present the 2008 O'Reilly Auto Parts Puerto Rico Tip-Off in November. The tournament, presented in conjunction with the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, will feature 12 games at the state-of-the-art Coliseo de Puerto Rico, in the cosmo  more

FIGHTING ROBOTS TAKE CENTER STAGE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The robots are back and ready to do battle. Sacramento State's Competitive Robotics Club will hold a Robo Rumble featuring "ant weight" robots, noon-5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23, in the University Union Ballroom. The robots are called ant weight because they weigh less than a pound. Since they are not big enough to use brute force to destroy their opponents, their operators must come up wit  more

FINALISTS NAMED FOR STUDENT HEALTH CENTER DIRECTOR
CARBONDALE, Ill., March 17 -- Southern Illinois University issued the following news release: The Southern Illinois University Carbondale community can meet the four finalists for the position of Student Health Center director at a series of campus-wide open presentations this month. M. Jacob Baggott, Tess D. Ford, Dr. Milorad P. Ketchens and Dr. Ted W. Grace are each scheduled for two-day visits to campus, during which they'll meet with University officials and more. Each candidate will m  more

FIRE NEAR FALLEN LEAF LAKE CONTAINED
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's U.S. Forest Service's Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit issued the following press release: At approximately 2:00 pm, a report of smoke came in, in the vicinity of Fallen Leaf Lake near South Lake Tahoe, CA. A Forest Service Fire Prevention Unit responded along with USFS and local government units. At approximately 2:30 pm, the fire, called the "Leaf Fire'" was reported to be roughly 1 to 1-1/2 acres and holding, and   more

FIRST PLACE BASEBALL HOSTS SAN JOSE STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 10 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: FIRST PLACE HORNETS HOST SAN JOSE STATE After taking home a three-game series sweep in Western Athletic Conference action this past weekend, the Hornets took control of first place in the conference. They come back home to the friendly confines of Hornet Field to face San Jose State in a four-game series. The Spartans took three-of-four from the Hornets earlier this season at Munic  more

First-Year Students Take Part In SOAR Days
WAVERLY, Iowa, Aug. 18 -- Wartburg College issued the following news release: More than 550 incoming first-year Wartburg College students took part in one of four orientation and registration sessions. Wartburg's Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) days took place May 10, June 1-2, June 8-9 and June 29-30. Among the tasks students can complete during the sessions are becoming familiar themselves with college requirements; meeting with advisers; registering for classes; and  more

FISH STOCKING PROGRAM WILL CONTINUE FOLLOWING COURT ORDER
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- The California Department of Fish and Game issued the following press release: An order today signed by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Patrick Marlette will allow the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) to stock more waters than would have been allowed under his Nov. 6 tentative ruling. The order is a result of weeks of negotiation among DFG, and the Pacific Rivers Council and Center for Biological Diversity, along with their counsel Stanford Legal Clinic. "DF  more

FIVE CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA STUDENTS COMMISSIONED AS SECOND LIEUTENANTS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., May 16 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Five California University of Pennsylvania students were commissioned as second lieutenants at a Commissioning Ceremony conducted by the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) United States Army on Friday, May 9. The following morning all five received their bachelor degrees during the university's Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony. The quintet of newly commissioned second lieutenants inclu  more

FIVE ENTER GUILTY PLEAS IN MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Federal Bureau of Investigation's San Diego Field Office issued the following press release: United States Attorney Karen P. Hewitt announced that Rafael Santiago and Angel Armendariz pled guilty today in federal court in San Diego to conspiring to commit wire fraud. On November 13, 2008, co-defendants Abner Betech, Said Betech, and Aviva Betech pled guilty to conspiring to commit wire fraud as well. These five individuals entered their g  more

FIVE HOME RUNS, INCLUDING THREE FOR JUNIOR GABE JACOBO, LEAD BASEBALL TO 17-2 WIN
RUSTON, La., April 3 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Junior Gabe Jacobo hit home runs in each of his first three at bats as the Sacramento State Hornets defeated the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs by the score of 17-2 in seven innings on Thursday, April 3 at J.C. Love Field. With the win, the Hornets improve to 11-15 overall, and 6-3 in Western Athletic Conference play which moves them one-half game ahead of New Mexico State, Fresno State and Nevada f  more

FIVE HORNETS EARN ALL-WAC HONORS, WHEELER NAMED TO FIRST TEAM
RUSTON, La., May 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team had five players earn all-Western Athletic Conference honors, as announced at the conference's annual awards banquet, held in conjuction with the WAC Tournament on Wednesday, May 21 on the campus of Louisiana Tech. Sophomore Tim Wheeler earned first team honors as an outfielder, while seniors Ryan Blair (OF), David Flores (3B) and Wes Oberlin (DH), along with  more

FIVE NEW DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORS NAMED AT CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 28 -- The City University of New York's Medgar Evers College issued the following news release: The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York has elevated five world-renowned scholars in creative writing, art history, Italian American studies, history and architecture to the position of Distinguished Professor, Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced today. The appointments were approved unanimously by the Board of Trustees. "These outstanding professors b  more

FLATZ GRABS NATIONAL AWARD
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 29 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University aims to be world-class - and the Flatz convenience store wants to feed the campus community accordingly. Recently, Flatz was named the winner in the 2008 National Association of College and University Food Services' (NACUFS) "Best in the Business" competition in the Foodservice Application category. "Flatz is a hybrid c/store that combines convenience items with fr  more

FLIES MAY REVEAL EVOLUTIONARY STEP TO LIVE BIRTH
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: A species of fruit fly from the Seychelles Islands often lays larvae instead of eggs, UC San Diego biologists have discovered. Clues to how animals switch from laying eggs to live birth may be found in the well-studied species' ecology and genes. The fly is one of a dozen species of Drosophila to have recently had their genomes sequenced, information that should provide abundant oppor  more

FLORES BREAKS SCHOOL RECORD AS HORNETS UPSET NO. 12 CAL 12-6
BERKELEY, Calif., March 18 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Behind a 4-for-4 day from senior David Flores, and a four RBI performance from sophomore Tim Wheeler, the Sacramento State baseball team upset No. 12 ranked California by a score of 12-6 on Tuesday, March 18 at Evans Diamond. With the win, the Hornets improve to 5-11, while the Bears fall to 13-3-1 on the season. The Hornets opened the scoring the top of the first, as they scored two  more

FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY BLACK INFANT HEALTH ALLIANCE TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN FOR FLORIDA
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 25 -- Florida A&M University, a component of the public university system in Florida, issued the following news release: The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Black Infant Health Alliance will host a one-day summit and community forum on black infant mortality on Saturday, January 26, 2008 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The meeting will bring together child advocates, local leaders and national experts including Dr. Jack Turman, the founder and director of the Center for Premature   more

FONTANA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 13 MEETING
FONTANA, Calif., Nov. 13 -- The Fontana City Council issued the following meeting agenda: NOVEMBER 13, 2008 6:30 P.M. 5:00 P.M. WORKSHOP: A. Agenda Review B. Southwest Industrial Park Specific Plan (Craig Bruorton) C. Lewis Library Update (Leonard Hernandez, Librarian) D. City Manager Comments 6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: None 6:30 P.M. - CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL: Present: Absent: PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE/INVOCATION: Boy Scout Troop #502/Carl Henderson, Jr., Fontana C  more

FONTANA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF AUG. 12 MEETING
FONTANA, Calif., Aug. 12 -- The Fontana City Council issued the following meeting minutes: AUGUST 12, 2008 A workshop meeting of the Fontana City Council was held on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 in the City of Fontana Executive Conference Room, 8353 Sierra Avenue, Fontana, CA. Council Member Roberts opened the meeting at 5:05 p.m. ROLL CALL: Present: Mayor Nuaimi (arrived at 5:15 p.m.) ROLL CALL Mayor Pro Tem Warren (arrived at 5:25 p.m.) Council Members Roberts, Rutherford, and Scialdone   more

FONTANA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF JULY 22 MEETING
FONTANA, Calif., July 22 -- The Fontana City Council issued the following meeting minutes: JULY 22, 2008 A workshop meeting of the Fontana City Council was held on Tuesday, July 22, 2008 in the City of Fontana Executive Conference Room, 8353 Sierra Avenue, Fontana, CA. Council Member Roberts opened the meeting at 5:40 p.m. ROLL CALL: Present: Mayor Pro Tem Warren, Council Members ROLL CALL Roberts, Rutherford, and Scialdone. Absent: Mayor Nuaimi Following agenda review and City Ma  more

FONTANA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF JUNE 18 MEETING
FONTANA, Calif., June 18 -- The Fontana City Council issued the following meeting minutes: JUNE 18, 2008 An Adjourned Regular Meeting was held with the City of Fontana City Council on Wednesday, June 18, 2008 in the City of Fontana Council Chambers. Mayor Nuaimi called the meeting to order at 6:22 p.m. ROLL CALL: Present: Mayor Nuaimi, Council Members Roberts, Rutherford, Scialdone, and Warren Absent: None The Invocation was given by Council Member Roberts, followed by the Pledge of   more

FONTANA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF MAY 27 MEETING
FONTANA, Calif., May 27 -- The Fontana City Council issued the following meeting minutes: MAY 27, 2008 The Regular Meeting of the City of Fontana City Council was held on Tuesday, May 27, 2008, in the City of Fontana Council Chambers, 8353 Sierra Avenue, Fontana, CA. Mayor Nuaimi called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. ROLL CALL: Present: Mayor Nuaimi, Mayor Pro Tem Warren ROLL CALL Council Members Roberts, Rutherford, and Scialdone Absent: None Following the Invocation by Counci  more

FONTANA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 14 MEETING
FONTANA, Calif., Oct. 14 -- The Fontana City Council issued the following meeting minutes: OCTOBER 14, 2008 WORKSHOP A workshop meeting of the Fontana City Council was held on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 in the City of Fontana Executive Conference Room, 8353 Sierra Avenue, Fontana, CA. Mayor Nuaimi opened the meeting at 5:30 p.m. ROLL CALL: Present: Mayor Nuaimi, Mayor Pro Tem Warren ROLL CALL (arrived at 5:57 p.m.), Council Members Roberts, Rutherford, and Scialdone. Absent: None.   more

FONTANA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 23 MEETING
FONTANA, Calif., Sept. 23 -- The Fontana City Council issued the following meeting minutes: SEPTEMBER 23, 2008 A workshop meeting of the Fontana City Council was held on Tuesday, September 23, 2008 in the City of Fontana Executive Conference Room, 8353 Sierra Avenue, Fontana, CA. Council Member Roberts opened the meeting at 5:05 p.m. ROLL CALL: Present: Mayor Nuaimi Mayor Pro Tem Warren ROLL CALL (arrived at 5:10 p.m.), Council Members Roberts, Rutherford, and Scialdone. Absent: None  more

FONTANA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 9 MEETING
FONTANA, Calif., Sept. 9 -- The Fontana City Council issued the following meeting minutes: SEPTEMBER 9, 2008 A workshop meeting of the Fontana City Council was held on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 in the City of Fontana Executive Conference Room, 8353 Sierra Avenue, Fontana, CA. Council Member Roberts opened the meeting at 5:04 p.m. ROLL CALL: Present: Mayor Pro Tem Warren (arrived at 5:29 p.m.), ROLL CALL Council Members Roberts, Rutherford, and Scialdone. Absent: Mayor Nuaimi. A p  more

FONTANA PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 12 MEETING
FONTANA, Calif., Nov. 12 -- The Fontana Parks and Recreation Commission issued the following meeting agenda: November 12, 2008 5:00 P.M. WORKSHOP A. Agenda Review B. CAPRCBM Nominations C. Park Ambassadors - Citizen Patrol Presentation D. Commissioner's Goals/Objectives Review 7:00 P.M. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL: Present: Absent: ________________ PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE/INVOCATION: SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS: Employees of the month: A. Parks and Recreation Commission to  more

FONTANA PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 18 MEETING
FONTANA, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The Fontana Planning Commission issued the following meeting agenda: November 18, 2008 A. ORGANIZATION: 1. CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 P.M. 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: 3. INVOCATION: 4. ROLL CALL: Chairperson Slowik, Commissioners Galasso, Lee, Meyer and Young 5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: October 23, 2008 6. NOTICE OF ADJOURNMENT POLICY: In accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the Planning Commission, the meeting is scheduled to adjourn by 10:00 p.m.   more

FONTANA PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 23 REGULAR MEETING
FONTANA, Calif., Oct. 23 -- The Fontana Planning Commission issued the following meeting minutes: OCTOBER 23, 2008 A regular meeting of the City of Fontana Planning Commission was held on Thursday, October 23, 2008, in the City Hall Council Chambers, 8353 Sierra Avenue, Fontana, California. Chairperson Slowik called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. Following the Pledge of Allegiance led by Commissioner Lee, the invocation was given by Father Jim Gibson, of the Blessed John the 23rd Cathol  more

FOOTBALL SEASON OPENER AND FREE CONCERT HIGHLIGHT CAL U'S AUG. 30 'PARTY IN THE PARK' FESTIVITIES
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Aug. 11 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania will conclude its first week of the 2008 fall semester by conducting its annual "Party in the Park" festivities at Roadman Park on Saturday, August 30. At noon, Cal U's three-time defending PSAC-West champion and 2007 NCAA Division II national semifinalist football team will open the 2008 season by hosting defending PSAC-East champion West Chester Unive  more

FOR CAL, IT'S A CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 19 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: It's been the "autumn of champions" at Cal U. Not only has the Vulcans football team won the PSAC conference championship, but the men's soccer and women's volleyball teams have also won league crowns, and cross country runner Christopher Clark has won several individual titles. The men's soccer team and 23rd-year head coach Dennis Laskey made their sixth PSAC tournament appearance in ni  more

FORBES LISTS COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY SIXTH-BEST PUBLIC UNIVERSITY
WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Aug. 15 -- The College of William and Mary issued the following news release: For the second time in less than a month, Forbes magazine has recognized William and Mary as a top institution of higher education. In its inaugural College guide, "America's Best Colleges," Forbes.com listed William and Mary as the sixth-best public university in the country. The annual ranking comes just a few weeks after Forbes.com listed the Commonwealth of Virginia as the best state for bu  more

FORENSIC SCIENTISTS LEE TO VISIT CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ON APRIL 3
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 19 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Dr. Henry C. Lee, one of the world's foremost forensic scientists, will lecture at California University on Thursday April 3, at 11 a.m. in the Performance Center, located inside the Natali Student Center on the Cal U campus. A book signing will follow. With over 40 years practical experience and knowledge from several fields of medicine, chemical analysis, physics, biochemistry, and mater  more

FORENSICS INSTITUTE OFFERS EXPERTISE; FACULTY TO WORK WITH REGION'S LAW ENFORCERS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Law enforcement and criminal justice officials from western Pennsylvania got their first look at California University of Pennsylvania's Institute of Criminological & Forensic Sciences at an inaugural reception at the Kara Alumni House. John R. Cencich, director of the Institute, welcomed representatives of federal, state, county and municipal agencies and explained the services offered by   more

FOREVER OLYMPIANS: INDIANA UNIVERSITY TIES TO OLYMPIC GAMES
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Aug. 4 -- Indiana University issued the following news release: Mike Westphal, Indiana University assistant swimming coach, will be watching the 2008 Olympic Games live in Beijing. As a member of the Ukrainian Olympic Swimming Staff, he has the unique opportunity of coaching two IU swimmers - Sergey Fesenko, an IU graduate who is still training at IU, and Kate Zubkova, a junior on the swim team - as they compete under the Ukrainian flag. Like so many others, going to the Ol  more

FORFEITURE SOUGHT OF $15 MILLION FOR TAX FRAUD
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives San Francisco Field Office issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor Scott announced today the filing of two civil complaints seeking the forfeiture of more than $15 million in tobacco products, over $76,000 seized from bank accounts controlled by Ideal Tobacco and Phoenix Cash & Carry, and over $23,000 seized from an account controlled by Pay-Less Wholes  more

FREE CONCERT AT CAL U ON AUG. 30
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Aug. 25 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: On Saturday, Aug. 30 at the baseball field of Roadman Park in California, PA, The Chris Higbee Project (country) will perform from 3:30 to 4:15 and The Clarks will conclude the concert by playing from 4:45 p.m. To 6 p.m. For more information contact Annie Malkowiak at 724-880-6902 or e-mail her at malkowiak@cup.edu or Jenifer Sigado at 724-938-1626 or e-mail at sigado@cup.edu. There is  more

FREMONT PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 13 MEETING
FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 13 -- The Fremont Planning Commission issued the following meeting agenda: 1. Preliminary 1.1 Call to Order 1.2 Salute to the Flag 1.3 Roll Call 1.4 Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting of October 23, 2008. Draft Minutes of 10/23/08 Please download Acrobat Reader if you cannot view this document: Adobe Acrobat Reader Download 1.5 DISCLOSURES 2. Table of Contents Item 1. CENTRAL PARK SOUTH - 41075 Railroad Avenue - (PLN2005-00131) Item  more

FRESNO CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 18 MEETING
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The Fresno City Council issued the following meeting agenda: November 18, 2008 8:30 A.M. ROLL CALL Invocation by Pastor Lee Pointer Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag Ceremonial Presentation Presentation of Fresno Area Express Driver Appreciation Certificates - Transportation Dept. - Presented Presentation of Idea$Pay Check to 4 Solid Waste Division Employees - City Manager's Office - Presented The agenda and related staff reports are available on  more

FROM GENES TO FARMERS' FIELDS: 'WATERPROOF' RICE SET TO MAKE WAVES IN SOUTH ASIA
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The University of California at Riverside issued the following press release: "Waterproof" versions of popular varieties of rice, which can withstand two weeks of complete submergence, have passed tests in farmers' fields, with several of these varieties now close to official release by national and state seed certification agencies in Bangladesh and India. In those countries, farmers suffer major crop losses because of flooding of up to 4 million tons of rice  more

FSN ARIZONA TO AIR SUN DEVIL REWIND MARATHON
TEMPE, Ariz., July 10 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: FSN Arizona is giving Arizona State fans a chance to revisit some recent highlights on Saturday, as the network will be devoting seven consecutive hours of programming to Sun Devil football. At 3:30 p.m., the Sun Devil Rewind marathon begins when eight of ASU's wins from 2007 can be relived once again in the show's 30-minute format. The four-hour block of shows wraps up with the program that highlights A  more

FULBRIGHT PROGRAM HONORS SACRAMENTO STATE FACULTY
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 7 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Three Sacramento State faculty members have been awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholar grants to lecture or conduct research overseas. The honorees are Patrick G. Cannon, Thomas L. Decker and Susanne W. Lindgren. Since 1946, the Fulbright Program has been the U.S. government's premier initiative for international educational exchange. The program fosters cultural understanding, shared k  more

FUNDING CONTINUES FOR 2+2+2 ROBOTICS PROGRAM
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: In the fourth year of an anticipated six-year funding cycle, Dr. Stanley Komacek of Cal U's Applied Engineering and Technology Department recently was awarded $42,075 for the "2+2+2" project. The program, which focuses on robotic technology, is led by The Technology Collaborative in Pittsburgh. Funding came through the state Department of Community and Economic Development. Cal U, along   more

FUTURE OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IS UCR LECTURE TOPIC
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The University of California at Riverside issued the following press release: Eric Haley, who has worked for 34 years to improve California transportation, will speak about the future of public transit in a "post-automobile" society on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m. at UCR Extension Center, 1200 University Ave., Riverside. The lecture, which is the fifth in a series of six lectures about sustainable development in Southern California, is open to the public as well  more

FUTURISTIC ELECTRONICS AND BETTER DIPLOMACY AMONG THE FOCUSES OF UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-INVOLVED RESEARCH FOR U.S. DEFENSE DEPARTMENT
PITTSBURG, Pa., March 31 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: High-density electronics of the future and more effective diplomacy are among the possible outcomes of a combined $2.7 million that two University of Pittsburgh researchers will receive as part of collaborative projects for the U.S. Department of Defense. The Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) program-which supports basic research of interest to the Defense Department-will devote $200   more

GALA ROUSING SUCCESS, MORE FUNDS RAISED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., June 16 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania passed the $1 million mark in gross revenue when it presented "Viva Las Vegas" on Saturday, June 14, 2008, at the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh. The annual event, now in its 15th year, has netted nearly $600,000 in scholarship dollars to date. The University boasts an all-time high enrollment of 8,200. California University President An  more

GAME NO. 7: FERRIS STATE AT TIFFIN
BIG RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 8 -- Ferris State University issued the following press release: FSU Basketball At A Glance: The Ferris State women's basketball team visits Tiffin (Ohio) Saturday, Dec. 8, for a 5 p.m. (EST) non-league outing in TU's Gillmor Center at Tiffin, Ohio. The contest will precede the FSU-Tiffin men's game, which starts at 7 p.m. (EST). The Dragons have been accepted as a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) member effective for the 2008-09 season. Caitl  more

GAME NO. 8: FERRIS STATE AT LAKE SUPERIOR STATE
BIG RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 15 -- Ferris State University issued the following press release: FSU Basketball At A Glance: The Ferris State women's basketball team visits Lake Superior State Saturday, Dec. 15, for a 1 p.m. (EST) Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) outing in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. The contest tips off at 1 p.m. (EST). The game represents FSU's final league contest until the New Year. Sam Johns Media Coverage: The game can be heard live on Bulldog Radio, whic  more

GAME NO. 9: FERRIS STATE AT DRURY
BIG RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 20 -- Ferris State University issued the following press release: FSU Basketball At A Glance: The Ferris State women's basketball team visits nationally sixth-ranked Drury (Mo.) for a non-league tilt Thursday, Dec. 20, in Springfield, Mo. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. (EST) and the game will be a rematch of last year's NCAA Division II Great Lakes Regional Championship game won by the Panthers. Media Coverage: No Ferris State radio or internet webcast coverage will be av  more

GAME TWO AT LOUISIANA TECH RAINED OUT; START TIME FOR SATURDAY MOVED TO 1 P.M. CT
RUSTON, La., April 4 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The second game of Sacramento State's four-game Western Athletic Conference baseball series against Louisiana Tech, scheduled for a 6 p.m. Central time start on Friday, has been rained out. J.C. Love Field, the home of Louisiana Tech baseball, is water logged due to heavy rainfall that has occurred throughout the day today. Rain is also forecast for the rest of the night, with heavy thunderst  more

GAMES NO. 1-2: FERRIS STATE AT KENTUCKY WESLEYAN LADY PANTHER CLASSIC
BIG RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 15 -- Ferris State University issued the following press release: FSU Basketball At A Glance: The Ferris State women's basketball team officially opens its 2008-09 campaign this weekend (Nov. 15-16) in the Kentucky Wesleyan Lady Panther Classic at Owensboro, Ky. FSU squares off against host Kentucky Wesleyan Saturday (Nov. 15) at 4:15 p.m. (EST) and will then take on Indianapolis Sunday (Nov. 16) in a 2 p.m. (EST) contest. Caitlin Hutchison Media Coverage: There wil  more

GAMES NO. 10-12: FERRIS TO PLAY THREE GAMES IN CALIFORNIA
BIG RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 20 -- Ferris State University issued the following press release: FSU Basketball At A Glance: The Ferris State women's basketball team resumes action with three games on a trip to California following the holiday break. FSU opens the trek by visiting Cal-State Dominguez Hills Friday, Dec. 28, for a 8:30 p.m. (EST) non-league outing in Carson, Calif. FSU will then visit Cal-State San Bernardino on Saturday, Dec. 29, before concluding the trip at Azusa Pacific on New Yea  more

GAY MARRIAGE CONTROVERSIES: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS COMMENT
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Nov. 20 -- Indiana University issued the following news release: Indiana University experts on law and sociology of the family discuss the following issues related to the same-sex marriage debate in the United States, stoked recently by state-level developments in California, Connecticut and Arkansas: Demographic trends point to acceptance Patchwork of state court decisions How America treats gay couple Acceptance inevitable despite legislative back-and-forth. Drama  more

GAZARIAN REAL ESTATE CENTER TO HOST SEMINAR DEC. 4
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- California State University Fresno issued the following press release: Mark Boud, who founded Irvine-based Real Estate Economics, will discuss central San Joaquin Valley economic and housing market trends and opportunities at a seminar Dec. 4 sponsored by the Arnold and Dianne Gazarian Real Estate Center at California State University, Fresno. Boud will offer 2-month and 5-year forecasts of the regional economy, housing market and socio-economic/demographic chara  more

GENE SEQUENCING INSTRUMENT FACILITATES NEW RESEARCH AT UCSB
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The University of California at Santa Barbara issued the following press release: Thanks to a new piece of equipment priced at over a half million dollars, UC Santa Barbara has moved into the forefront of cutting-edge genetic research. For the first time, large-scale genomic sequencing is being performed in the Santa Barbara area. The "next generation" instrument, purchased by UCSB's Neuroscience Research Institute (NRI), has many different applications, a  more

GENOME STUDY PLACES MODERN HUMANS IN EVOLUTIONARY FAST LANE
MADISON, Wis., Dec. 10 -- The University of Wisconsin issued the following news release: Countering a common theory that human evolution has slowed to a crawl or even stopped in modern humans, a new study examining data from an international genomics project describes the past 40,000 years as a time of supercharged evolutionary change, driven by exponential population growth and cultural shifts. In a study published in the Dec. 10 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science  more

GEOLOGY FIELD COURSE ROCKS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 19 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Fifteen Cal U students earned three credits and received an experience of a lifetime this summer by participating in a Field Course in Geology. Led by Dr. Kyle Fredrick, associate professor of Earth Science, the group spent 11 days in early June driving from the Cal U campus to the Colorado plateau, into eastern Utah and finally to the north rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Before se  more

GEORGIA BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION DIRECTOR VERNON KEENAN NAMED OUTSTANDING POLICE CHIEF OF THE YEAR
SAVANNAH, Ga., July 16 -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation issued the following news release: The Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP) has named GBI Director Vernon Keenan as the 2008 Outstanding Police Chief of the Year. Director Keenan was selected as the recipient for his proactive contributions to his agency, to the GACP and to the state's law enforcement community. Director Keenan was presented with this prestigious award Tuesday night, July 15, 2008, at GACP's annual summer  more

GERALDINE M. JONES NAMED CAL U INTERIM PROVOST
CALIFORNIA, Pa., July 7 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: President Angelo Armenti, Jr., has named Geraldine M. Jones, currently Dean of the College of Education and Human Services at California University of Pennsylvania, as Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective July 7, 2008. "Gerri Jones has been successful in all her many faculty and administrative roles at Cal U," President Armenti said. "She possesses great depth o  more

GETTYSBURG STUDY EXPANDS THROUGHOUT ADAMS COUNTY
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Having completed an in-depth visitation study to assist the Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau (GCVB) establish benchmarks and promote Gettysburg as a premier travel destination, Dr. Susan Ryan and a study team comprised of California University travel and tourism students will expand this study for all of Adams County in 2008. Through gathering all available existing visitor data,   more

Ginny Hays Encouraged Others: Fearlessly Be Yourself
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 6 -- Wabash College issued the following news release: On a beautiful Sunday afternoon during her favorite season in the Chapel of the College she loved, friends, admirers, and members of the Wabash community came from coast to coast to remember and pay tribute to Virginia "Ginny" Hays 'H98. "She was a fascinating woman who by example showed generations of Wabash men how to make the most of everything life sends your way," said former Wabash President Andy Ford.   more

GIVE GIFT OF CYCLING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
MODESTO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- The city of Modesto issued the following news release: Special VIP packages and Modesto merchandise now available for purchase. To celebrate the holiday season, AEG, organizer of the Amgen Tour of California, is offering unique holiday gift ideas for everyone from the cycling enthusiast, to the casual fan, to the general thrill seeker. The one-of-a-kind VIP experiences and professional cycling gear available on the Amgen Tour of California Web site will make the  more

Global Association Marks Individual Achievements
NEW YORK, Nov. 13 -- The International Trademark Association issued the following news release: The International Trademark Association (INTA) today announces its prestigious President's Award which pays tribute to a career of service to the global trademark community. Also presented are the Volunteer Service Awards which honor the individual contributions of the Association's most dedicated persons during the last year. The winners of the 2008 President's Award are: Ella Cheong of Ella Ch  more

GOLETA DESIGN REVIEW BOARD ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 12 MEETING
GOLETA, Calif., Nov. 12 -- The Goleta Design Review Board issued the following meeting agenda: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 CONSENT CALENDAR - 2:45 P.M. Scott Branch, Planning Staff SIGN SUBCOMMITTEE - 2:00 P.M. Members: Carl Schneider, Cecilia Brown, Thomas Smith STREET TREE SUBCOMMITTEE Members: Chris Messner, Bob Wignot, Simon Herrera ADMINISTRATIVE AGENDA - 3:00 P.M. REGULAR AGENDA - 3:15 P.M. GOLETA CITY HALL - COUNCIL CHAMBERS 130 CREMONA DRIVE, SUITE B, GO  more

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH RESTORES FUNDING FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE ADDICTION TREATMENT, OTHER CRITICAL SERVICES
CHICAGO, Nov. 20 -- Gov. Rod Blagojevich, D-Ill., issued the following press release: Emphasizing the state's need to provide core services during the current economic crisis, Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today acted on a supplemental appropriations bill (Senate Bill 1103) passed by the General Assembly to restore $175.9 million in funding for several reductions made earlier this year. With the Governor's action, funding will be available for substance abuse treatment centers, Department of  more

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH TO SIGN INTERNATIONAL DECLARATION TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE
CHICAGO, Nov. 19 -- Gov. Rod Blagojevich, D-Ill., issued the following press release: After two days of unprecedented collaboration among 800 attendees from five U.S. states and states and provinces from countries around the world at the Governors' Global Climate Summit in California, hosted by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, co-host Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today will sign the Global Climate Solutions Declaration to reduce greenhouse gases worldwide, along with representatives   more

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH TO SIGN INTERNATIONAL DECLARATION TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE
CHICAGO, Nov. 19 -- The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: After two days of unprecedented collaboration among 800 attendees from five U.S. states and states and provinces from countries around the world at the Governors' Global Climate Summit in California, hosted by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, co-host Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today will sign the Global Climate Solutions Declaration to reduce greenhouse gases worldwide, along with re  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER ACCEPTS PANETTA INSTITUTE JEFFERSON-LINCOLN AWARD
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 8 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: LEON PANETTA: Since taking office as California's 38th governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger has worked to reform California's fiscal policies, he's worked to create a better business environment, to try to reduce the burdens on employment, to boost exports and try to stimulate job growth in this state. But more importantly, since Governor Schwarzenegger took office in the recall election  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER DELIVERS SPEECH ON THE CHALLENGES OF GLOBAL WARMING
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you. And I want to say that you again to my partners and co-hosts, if it is Governor Blagojevich, Governor Crist and Governor Sebelius, who is sitting right here in the front row and Governor Doyle, thank you very much for being such great partners and co-hosts. Let's give them a big, big hand. (Applause) And I want   more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER DISCUSSES SIGNIFICANCE OF ELECTION FOR CALIFORNIA IN WEEKLY RADIO ADDRESS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 8 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following radio address: Hi, this is Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger with another California Report. This was a historic week for our nation and for California. Voters turned out in record numbers. Millions of Americans, especially young people who previously felt alienated from the political process and apathetic toward an unresponsive and broken government showed up and cast their vote for cha  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER HIGHLIGHTS JOINT DECLARATION SIGNING AT GOVERNORS' GLOBAL CLIMATE SUMMIT
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Well, hello, everybody. And wow, I cannot even see through it, there are so many sticks out there. That's really wild. But I think that you all have been here and you have watched the conference and our negotiations and the dialogue and what every one of the states and different countries had to say. So if you have any questions to all of us - I want to say  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER HOLDS PRESS BRIEFING IN SANTA BARBARA ON STATE'S RESPONSE TO WILDFIRES
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 15 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Good morning, everybody. First of all, I just want to say thank you to CAL FIRE Director Ruben Grijalva, who is standing here on my right, for taking me around and giving me a tour of some of the destruction and some of the burned-out homes. I also want to thank Sheriff Brown for being here today and taking me on that tour, thank you. And thank you for the   more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER OPENS GOVERNORS' GLOBAL CLIMATE SUMMIT
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 18 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Thank you very much. Thank you. And thank you very much, Linda, for the wonderful introduction and also for the extraordinary job that you are doing for the EPA. And I want to thank, of course, your entire team also for helping us put this conference together. And I want to say thank you also to some other people here, because this is really extraordinary a  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER PARTICIPATES IN GLOBAL CLIMATE SUMMIT DIALOGUE PANEL
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: SCOTT PELLEY: Thank you, everyone. It's great to be back with you for the afternoon session. The first thing I would like to do is invite our panelists to come up and please take a seat. You will find all of your names right there in front of the seat where you'll be sitting. We have a really unique opportunity today in this panel, because we have representatives from Indonesia and re  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER PARTICIPATES IN GOLDEN GUARDIAN EXERCISE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 13 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: DIRECTOR BETTENHAUSEN: Good morning. I'm Matthew Bettenhausen, the director of the California Office of Homeland Security and I'd like to welcome you all and thank you all for coming to Golden Guardian '08 and shake out that org that we're doing in partnership with the U.S. Geological Society. I'd first like to commend Governor Schwarzenegger. Five years ago the Governor recognized  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER PROCLAIMS NOV. 18 AS 'GUIDE DOG DAY'
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 4 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the following proclamation: Guide dogs play a critical role in the lives of Californians who are legally blind. By providing invaluable assistance, these unique animals allow many to live safely and with greater confidence. The State Board of Guide Dogs for the Blind works to ensure that guide dog schools and trainers are properly licensed and qualified, and also that dog handlers are taught how to work with their c  more

GOV. SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING TO REDUCE FORESTRY-RELATED GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 18 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: SECRETARY CHRISMAN: Ladies and gentlemen, it's indeed an honor for me to officiate this evening. My name is Mike Chrisman, I'm the California Secretary for Resources, and it's a pleasure to be a part of this event this evening. It's a very momentous and historic event; we'll hear from a variety of governors this evening, we'll have the signing of the MOUs. What I'd like to do now i  more

GOVERNMENT AGENCY COORDINATION OFFICE HOST SEMINAR APRIL 22 IN MONROEVILLE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 15 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's Government Agency Coordination Office (GACO) is hosting a "Doing Business with the United States Navy" seminar from 9:00 a.m. to Noon on April 22, 2008. The seminar will be held at the Radisson Hotel, Monroeville, PA. In fiscal year 2005, the United States Navy procured approximately 59.3 billion dollars in goods and services. At this free seminar, r  more

GOVERNMENT AGENCY COORDINATION OFFICE HOSTS PROCUREMENT FAIR 2007
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 14 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's Government Agency Coordination Office (GACO) recently hosted Procurement Opportunities Fair 2007 at the Sheraton Four Points in Mars, Pa. Since it began operations in 1985, this was the 28th procurement fair GACO has sponsored. Focused on providing western Pennsylvania businesses with contracting and subcontracting opportunities, the fair featured 77   more

GOVERNMENT AGENCY COORDINATION OFFICE HOSTS PROCUREMENT FAIR 2008
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 12 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: More than 300 local businesspeople were on hand when Cal U's Government Agency Coordination Office (GACO) hosted its Procurement Opportunities Fair 2008. GACO helps to connect western Pennsylvania businesses with government contracting and subcontracting opportunities. The fair, held Oct. 22 at the Holiday Inn in Washington, Pa., was the 29th procurement event organized by GACO since it   more

GOVERNOR ADDRESSES FIRST-EVER CONFERENCE ON SMALL BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 18 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Thank you. Thank you very much. And thank you very much, Senator Scott, Jack Scott. This is a great, great man. And like he said, that we became kind of soul mates in the Capitol, even though he's a Democrat. I'm married to one. People always say, "How can you live together, a Democrat and a Republican?" I always tell them, I say, "Look, love conquers al  more

GOVERNOR ADVANCES STATE'S RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 17 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: RANDY GOLDSTEIN: Good afternoon. I'm Randy Goldstein, CEO of OptiSolar. On behalf of OptiSolar I want to welcome Governor Schwarzenegger to our Sacramento factory. I'd also like to welcome the other participants in today's press conference: Senator Darrell Steinberg; Assemblyman Paul Krekorian; Assemblymember Sam Blakeslee; Mike Poole, State Director, Bureau of Land Management;   more

GOVERNOR HOLDS PRESS BRIEFING ON STATE'S RESPONSE TO FREEWAY FIRE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 16 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Good morning, everyone. It is still good morning, yeah. I just want to first of all say thank you very much to Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner for being with us here today, and then also CAL FIRE Director Ruben Grijalva, who is traveling around from fire to fire always when we have disasters like this. And I want to thank also the people that have done  more

GOVERNOR HOLDS PRESS BRIEFING ON STATE'S RESPONSE TO SAYRE FIRE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 16 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Good morning, everybody. Thank you very much for Mayor Villaraigosa to be here today. And I just want to add also that he kept me briefed throughout yesterday and we had several phone conversations about what the situation is like out here, so I want to thank him very much for his continuous interest and being a great partner. Also Supervisor Yaroslavsky  more

GOVERNOR HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE REGARDING DAM REMOVAL PROJECT AGREEMENT
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: First of all, let me just say good afternoon, and I want to say thank you to Secretary Kempthorne for being here today with us and also Mike Chrisman, Secretary of Resources in California. And I want to take this opportunity right off the top to say thank you to Secretary Kempthorne for his great friendship to California, not only with the negotiations o  more

GOVERNOR WELCOMES GROUNDBREAKING GREEN FLIGHT TO CALIFORNIA
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: JOHN MARTIN: Good morning, thank you for being here. I'm John Martin, airport director. A very important day today for this ASPIRE Flight, which I believe really represents the future of aviation, a future based upon technology, technology advances and one based upon partnership between the stakeholders and the aviation industry and that's exactly what's happening here today. The A  more

GRANT WRITING PROGRAM AIMS FOR SUCCESS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 2 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Faculty members focused on writing more effective grant proposals at the initial workshop in the Grant Writing Fellowship Program. "Improving Grant Proposals through Quality Circles" was the first of two workshops planned for the inaugural year of this annual program. Fellows are Dr. Kurt Kearcher, R. Scott Lloyd, Marta McClintock-Comeaux and Michele Pagen from the College of Liberal Arts;   more

GRAPHICS PROGRAM WINS ACCREDITATION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University's Graphic Communications and Multimedia program, formerly Graphic Communication Technology, has attained national accreditation from the Accreditating Council for Collegiate Graphic Communication (ACCGC). Accreditation granted by the ACCGC ensures that graphic communications programs in higher education meet or exceed established standards. At the time of Cal U's accred  more

Group Led By Stanford Physicist Says There's An Urgent Need For Nuclear Detectives
STANFORD, Calif., Feb. 11 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: A terrorist nuclear explosion devastates Manhattan, but no group takes credit. The pressure on the U.S. president to retaliate is intense. Acting on sketchy information, the president orders an attack, but it turns out to be the wrong terrorists, in the wrong country. Things go downhill from there. To avoid that and other nightmare scenarios, a group of 12 scientists with extensive nuclear expertise, headed  more

GUEST HOST CA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY SECRETARY ADAMS DISCUSSES GOVERNORS' GLOBAL CLIMATE SUMMIT IN GOVERNOR'S WEEKLY RADIO ADDRESS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 22 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following radio address: Hi, this is Linda Adams, secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency filling in for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger with this week's California Report. I have just returned from a historic two-day environmental summit hosted by the Governor and four other U.S. Governors. The Governors' Global Climate Summit gathered leaders from around the world to confront  more

GUEST HOST GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY DIRECTOR BETTENHAUSEN DISCUSSES EARTHQUAKE DRILL IN GOVERNOR'S WEEKLY RADIO ADDRESS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 15 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following radio address: Hi, this is Matthew Bettenhausen, director of the California Office of Homeland Security, filling in for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger with another California Report. In the Golden State, we take disaster preparedness and emergency response very seriously. With as many natural disasters as California has, we can never afford to let down our guard. Scientists say, for ins  more

Guitarist to Play in Concert at University of New Mexico-Gallup
GALLUP, N.M., Nov. 19 -- The University of New Mexico-Gallup issued the following news release: Guitarist John Siqueiros will perform in concert Monday, November 24, at 7 p.m. in Calvin Hall Auditorium in a free concert. Siqueiros joined the music faculty of the University of Texas at El Paso in 2002 and is currently an assistant professor. He received a bachelor's degree in Guitar Performance from UTEP in 1979. Upon graduating, Siqueiros participated in a series of master's classes direct  more

HANLEY ADDRESSES MONONGAHELA VALLEY HOSPITAL NURSES APPRECIATION DAY
CALIFORNIA, Pa., May 28 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Dr. Joyce Hanley, executive vice president at California University of Pennsylvania, was the featured speaker at the annual Nurses Appreciation Day at Monongahela Valley Hospital. The event in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center was presented in two sessions and some 200 persons attended. The program was sponsored by the Norman G. Golomb, M.D. Memorial Education Endowment.   more

HAWAII COMES TO TOWN FOR BASEBALL'S CONFERENCE HOME OPENER
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 27 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: HAWAI'I COMES TO TOWN FOR THE HORNETS' CONFERENCE HOME OPENING SERIES Coming off of a second straight upset over a Pac-10 foe, the Hornets host the Hawai'i Rainbows in a four-game Western Athletic Conference series. Hawai'i comes into the weekend with a 9-15 record, including a 2-2 mark in the WAC. Last weekend, the Rainbows hosted the preseason pick for the conference title, Fresno S  more

HAWKS NAME 2008-09 RECRUITING CLASS
DICKINSON, N.D., Aug. 28 -- Dickinson State University issued the following news release: Dickinson State University Head Baseball Coach Duane Monlux has announced the signing of 23 new Blue Hawk baseball players for the upcoming 2009 season. The group includes players from North Dakota to British Columbia to California all the way to Australia. The Blue Hawks signed a total of 10 pitchers (6 righties and 4 lefties) and 13 position players. "This is one of our biggest recruiting classes we  more

HEALTH EDUCATOR BIDDINGTON HONORED
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 27 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Dr. Carol Biddington, an associate professor who has taught in California University's Department of Health Science and Sport Studies for 17 years, has been named the Pennsylvania Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (PSAHPERD) University Health Teacher of the Year. The award will be presented Nov. 21 at a luncheon during the 87th annual PSAHPERD convention in Pit  more

HEALTH OFFICIALS RELEASE GROUNDBREAKING REPORT ON HEALTH DISPARITIES BASED ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION
BOSTON, Nov. 21 -- The Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued the following news release: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has released the nation's first statewide population-based look at health disparities based on sexual orientation. The report revealed significant disparities among people who identified as homosexual or bisexual in the areas of access to care, self-reported health status, anxiety, depression, suicide ideation, smoking, binge drinking, illicit  more

HEPTATHLON, DECATHLON HEAT SHEETS RELEASED FOR PAC-10
TEMPE, Ariz., May 7 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The 2008 Pac-10 Conference Track & Field Championships presented by 76 Gasoline will get underway this Friday as the women's heptathlon and men's decathlon will open the action on Joe Selleh Track at Sun Angel Stadium in Tempe. The event, which will be held Friday and Saturday, will feature 21 women in the heptathlon and 11 men in the decathlon. In the heptathlon, Arizona State's Jacquelyn Johnson leads a   more

HIGHER COSTS PROMPT PARKING FEE INCREASE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 31 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Faced with rising costs and revenue shortfalls due to slower than anticipated enrollment growth, Sacramento State will raise parking fees beginning Jan. 1, 2009. It is the University's first student parking fee increase in 5� years. Current fees would be insufficient to offset expenses, including higher gas prices, contractually mandated increases in salaries and benefits, as well  more

HILLARY CLINTON VISITS CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 24 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The eyes of the nation and focus of the 2008 presidential election was on California University of Pennsylvania on the evening of Saturday, April 19. Three days before the Pennsylvania primary election, democratic candidate Hillary Clinton made what is believed to be the first presidential campaign visit to the 156-year-old university. "This is a beautiful university, and I am so happy   more

HIRED WORKERS DOWN ONE PERCENT IN LAKE REGION; WAGE RATES UP 19 CENTS FROM ONE YEAR AGO
ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Minnesota Agricultural Statistics office issued the following press release: Lake Region: There were 66,000 hired workers on farms in the Lake Region (Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin) the week of October 12-18, 2008, according to the USDA, NASS, Minnesota Field Office. Farm operators paid their hired workers an average wage rate of $11.49 per hour during the October 2008 survey week, up 19 cents from October 2007. The number   more

HISTORIAN ROBERT ERIC BARDE TO DELIVER TALK ON GOLDEN GATE IMMIGRATION
VALLEJO, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The California Maritime Academy issued the following press release: U-Cal Berkeley historian Robert Eric Barde comes to Cal Maritime Thursday, Dec. 11th for a talk based on his new book, Immigration at the Golden Gate: Passenger Ships, Exclusion and Angel Island. The presentation will take place at 7 p.m. in Peachman Auditorium on the Vallejo campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. Barde notes that while many may think of Angel Island as similar to N  more

HISTORIAN TIMOTHY SISTRUNK RECEIVES FIRST PAUL PERSONS SUSTAINABILITY AWARD
CHICO, Calif., Nov. 17 -- California State University Chico issued the following press release: Timothy Sistrunk, PhD, Department of History, is the first recipient of the Paul Persons Sustainability Award, presented at the This Way to Sustainability IV awards dinner on Friday, Nov. 7. The award is given to a faculty member who best integrates sustainability into his course curricula. Paul Persons, who passed away in January of 2007, was an activist attorney and a professor of political sc  more

HISTORIAN WIESEN WINS OUTSTANDING TEACHER AWARD AT SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY CARBONDALE
CARBONDALE, Ill., March 20 -- Southern Illinois University issued the following news release: Historian S. Jonathan Wiesen is the recipient of the 2008 Outstanding Teacher Award from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The recognition is part of the University's "Excellence Through Commitment Awards Program," which began in 2004. The honor includes a $7,500 monetary award, $7,500 in other-than-salaries support, a certificate, the title of Distinguished Teacher, a reserved parking spa  more

HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS IN DECEMBER
DOWNEY, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The city of Downey issued the following news release: Glucose Screening - CareMore will be hosting a free Glucose Screening for adults over 50+ years old on Friday, December 5, 208, from 9:00 am - 11:00 am at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center. No-pre registration required. Winter Wonderland Festival - The Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center will host the first annual Winter Wonderland Festival that will include a Holiday Craft Boutique, yo  more

HOLIDAY SPARKLE AT GRIFFITH PARK
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20 -- The City of Los Angeles issued the following news release: The 13th annual Griffith Park Holiday Light Festival will be open nightly from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. from November 24 through December 30 with a spirited display of seasonal scenes accompanied by music along a one mile stretch of Crystal Springs Drive. The Monday kickoff will be Bike Night, giving cyclists a chance to enjoy the free show of traditional holiday portrayals together with images of Los Angeles  more

HOMECOMING 2008 HONORS TU ALUMNI
TULSA, Okla., Sept. 30 -- The University of Tulsa issued the following news release: The University of Tulsa will honor the accomplishments of three distinguished alumni during an Oct. 2 luncheon held in conjunction with Homecoming 2008. Being recognized as TU Distinguished Alumni are: Arthur H. "Chip" McElroy II, President and CEO, McElroy Manufacturing Inc.; Layn Phillips, Partner, Irell & Manella LLP; and Duane Wilson, a former ConocoPhillips executive. Chip McElroy (BS '85), Disting  more

Homecoming Committee Announced
WAVERLY, Iowa, Oct. 8 -- Wartburg College issued the following news release: Wartburg College Homecoming 2008 is scheduled Oct. 16-19. Approximately 10,000 people are expected to attend. Twenty-five Wartburg student volunteers comprise this committee. Members were chosen in April after an application process and will serve on the committee through October. A full list of 2008 Wartburg Homecoming events can be found at www.wartburg.edu/alumni/homecoming.html. Members of the 2008 Homec  more

HOMELAND SECURITY CONFERENCE SET FOR SEPT. 11TH
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Aug. 28 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's second annual Conference on Corporate and Homeland Security will take place from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Performance Center of the Natali Student Center. The overall theme of this year's conference is executive and personal protection. Sponsoring the event are the conference committee and Cal U's Department of Justice, Law and Society. Universit  more

HOOPS HOSTS NIT GAME VS. ALABAMA STATE (20-10)
TEMPE, Ariz., March 16 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: TICKET NEWS: The Sun Devil Ticket Office will be offering tickets to season ticket holders beginning at 9 a.m. Monday for Tuesday night's first-round game against Alabama State (20-10), which tips at 8 p.m. Season ticket holders will be allowed to purchase seats in the same location as their season tickets until noon. Tickets will be priced at $15 for lower level seats and $10 for upper level seats. Student  more

HORNET JUNIOR TIM WHEELER RANKED IN TWO OF BASEBALL AMERICA'S TOP 100 PROSPECT LISTS
DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 19 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State junior center fielder Tim Wheeler was ranked as the 38th best collegiate draft prospect and the 88th overall draft eligible prospect by Baseball America during its November rankings. Previously, Wheeler was named the 22nd best prospect in the Cape Cod League by Baseball America, as they ranked the top 30 prospects for the Cape Cod League, and the top 10 prospects in 18 other  more

HORNETS TO HOST WINTER PROSPECT CAMP AND HOLIDAY HITTING CAMP
DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 18 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The 2008 Hornet Winter Prospect Camp at Sacramento State is designed to provide high school baseball players (grades 9-12) with the opportunity to be instructed by and compete in front of the Sacramento State coaching staff. The camp will take place from December 6th-7th at Hornet Field. The cost is $149 per camper, which includes two full days of instruction and game action. The camp sch  more

HOSPITAL VISITS FOR RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES SPIKED DURING SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The University of California at Irvine issued the following press release: Raging wildfires that engulfed Southern California earlier this decade not only destroyed neighborhoods laying in their path, they also caused significant health problems for many who lived outside the fires' reach. An analysis of hospital and emergency department admissions directly before, during and after the 2003 Southern California wildfires shows a dramatic increase in treatment for   more

HOST OF FEDERAL-STATE AID PROGRAMS AVAILABLE
PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 22 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following press release: The federal disaster declaration for the wildfires that began Friday, November 13, 2008, opens the door for recovery assistance for residents of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Santa Barbara counties, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES). Disaster assista  more

HOT TOPICS ARISE AT STUDENT CONVOCATION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 6 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The decision to ban smoking entirely on the campuses of Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities was among the topics addressed at the fall Student Convocation held Sept. 25. Responding to student questions - a tradition at the biannual gathering - California University President Angelo Armenti, Jr. noted that smoking in public places has been prohibited not just in Pennsylvania, where the  more

Human Culture Subject To Natural Selection, Stanford Study Shows
STANFORD, Calif., Feb. 13 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: The process of natural selection can act on human culture as well as on genes, a new study finds. Scientists at Stanford University have shown for the first time that cultural traits affecting survival and reproduction evolve at a different rate than other cultural attributes. Speeded or slowed rates of evolution typically indicate the action of natural selection in analyses of the human genome. This stu  more

HUNTINGTON BEACH CITY COUNCIL AND REDEVLOPMENT AGENCY ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 17 MEETING
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The Huntington Beach City Council and Redevlopment Agency issued the following meeting agenda: MONDAY, November 17, 2008 4:00pm - Study Session, Room B-8 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL Hansen, Hardy, Bohr, Cook, Coerper, Green, Carchio ANNOUNCEMENT OF LATE COMMUNICATION PUBLIC COMMENTS PERTAINING TO STUDY SESSION / CLOSED SESSION ITEMS (3 Minute Time Limit) STUDY SESSION 1.(City Council) Joint Study Session Bet  more

HUNTINGTON BEACH POLICE TO CONDUCT SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 21 -- The Huntington Beach Police Department issued the following news release: The Huntington Beach Police Department will be making an extra effort to keep our streets safe for everyone. Officers will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, November 21, 2008. It is the hope of the Department's Traffic Bureau to avoid serious injury and fatal collisions by interdicting DUI drivers before they have the chance to cause a tragedy. The Huntington Beach Po  more

IAPMO Launches California Codes Portal
ONTARIO, Calif., July 15 -- The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials issued the following news release: The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is pleased to announce the introduction of the IAPMO California Codes Portal, an interactive and annotatable code access system that simplifies the work of those utilizing the 2007 California Plumbing and Mechanical Codes. Using the IAPMO California Codes Portal, code enforcers, design pr  more

IFMA Names Jon E. Martens of Sonoma County, Calif., General Services to Class of Fellows 2008
HOUSTON, Oct. 29 -- The International Facility Management Association issued the following news release: The International Facility Management Association recently announced the 2008 class of IFMA Fellows. Bruce Kenneth Forbes of ARCHIBUS; Jon Eldon Martens, CFM, CFMJ, of Sonoma County, Calif., General Services; W. Kirtley Miller Jr., CFM, of Himes Associates; and Michael K. Schley of FM:Systems received the honor of IFMA Fellowship during the association's Awards of Excellence banquet on Fri  more

ILLINOIS COMMERCE COMMISSION ISSUES WEEKLY DOCKET HEARING SCHEDULE, NOV. 6
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Nov. 6 -- The Illinois Commerce Commission issued the following weekly docket hearing schedule: For Transportation Cases Chicago T08-0042 - Hearing 11:00 AM United Transportation Union - Illinois Legislative Board, Petitioner Vs. CSX Transportation Company, Respondent Complaint as to structurally unsafe building housing UTU employees at Barr Yard, Riverdale, Illinois, in Cook County. Administrative Law Judge Jackson T07-0101 - Hearing 10:00 AM Ci  more

IMMIGRANT-OWNED BUSINESSES CONTRIBUTION TO THE ECONOMY DETAILED IN NEW REPORT
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 -- The Small Business Administration issued the following news release: Immigrant-owned businesses generate approximately 11.6 percent of all business income in the United States. Moreover, immigrants own 11.2 percent of businesses with $100,000 or more in sales and 10.8 percent of all businesses with employees. These figures are contained in a report released today by the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration. "This report is the first time that   more

IMMIGRATION, LABOR ACTIVIST TO VISIT TU MARCH 4
TULSA, Okla., Feb. 20 -- The University of Tulsa issued the following news release: The University of Tulsa Women's and Gender Studies Program and the Department of Sociology are co-sponsoring a lecture by Dolores Huerta at 7 p.m. on March 4 in the Great Hall of the Allen Chapman Activity Center (ACAC) on the TU campus. Huerta is a labor and civil rights activist, feminist and champion of immigrant issues. For more than 45 years she has lobbied for farm workers' rights and partnered with C  more

IN ARTS AT TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY FOR WEEK BEGINNING NOV. 16
COOKEVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 17 -- Tennessee Technological University issued the following news release: Ms. Maha ElGenaidi and Dr. Awadh Binhazim will be speaking on November 17 at 6 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Roaden University Center. ElGenaidi will speak on Muslim women. She is the founder and president of the Board of Directors of the Islamic Networks Group (ING). She has also served in various other positions, including advisor to California's Commission on Police Officers Standards  more

INAUGURATION WEEK EVENTS
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 -- Rep. Sam Farr, D-Calif. (17th CD), issued the following press release: Events surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama, which takes place on January 20, 2009, will occur during the week in venues around Washington. Some of the events are open to the public. "The inauguration of President-elect Obama will be a very exciting time to be in Washington," said Congressman Sam Farr. "I hope the Central Coast will be well-represented in our capital city i  more

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CLAIMS SECOND CONSECUTIVE PSAC TITLE
INDIANA, Pa., March 9 -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: IUP outscored California 14-1 over the final 7:04 to rally from a nine-point deficit and post a 67-63 victory over the Vulcans to claim its second straight PSAC women's basketball championship Saturday night at Memorial Field House. IUP (27-4) earned the automatic bid from the PSAC to the NCAA Division II tournament and will likely be named the host of the East Region tournament when the sites an  more

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HANDLES WEST CHESTER TO MOVE INTO PSAC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
INDIANA, Pa., March 7 -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: For the second straight year, IUP's women's basketball team heads into the PSAC championship. IUP jumped out to a 14-4 lead in the opening 6:38 and never led by fewer than double digits the rest of the way in an easy 81-60 win over West Chester in the semifinals of the PSAC tournament Friday night at Memorial Field House. The Crimson Hawks (26-4) will face archrival California (24-5) in the ch  more

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA OPENS PITTSBURGH OFFICE
INDIANA, Pa., Nov. 3 -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Indiana University of Pennsylvania will formally open its Pittsburgh office with an open house Nov. 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the community. The Pittsburgh office, located in the National City Building, 20 Stanwix St., is staffed by Pittsburgh native Debra Valentine-Gray, who serves as the director of regional advancement. Valentine-Gray joined the IUP staff in Jul  more

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA TAKES SECOND CONSECUTIVE PSAC CHAMPIONSHIP
INDIANA, Pa., March 9 -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: IUP outscored California 14-1 over the final 7:04 to rally from a nine-point deficit and post a 67-63 victory over the Vulcans to claim its second straight PSAC women's basketball championship Saturday night at Memorial Field House. IUP (27-4) earned the automatic bid from the PSAC to the NCAA Division II tournament and will likely be named the host of the East Region tournament when the sites an  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR ARIZONA ON NOV. 20: TRIBAL POLICE EARN FEDERAL ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY IN INDIAN COUNTRY
PHOENIX, Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for Arizona issued the following press release: More than 50 tribal police officers will complete a three-day training course on Friday led by federal prosecutors at the U.S. Attorney's Office in Phoenix. Those who pass the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs exam to be given on Friday will receive a special law enforcement certificate granting them federal law enforcement authority in Indian Country. The training was th  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR MONTANA ON NOV. 14: HECTOR BACA-QUIROZ SENTENCED IN U.S. DISTRICT COURT
BILLINGS, Mont., Nov. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Attorney's office for Montana issued the following press release: Bill Mercer, United States Attorney for the District of Montana, announced today that during a federal court session in Missoula, on November 14, 2008, before U.S. District Judge Donald W. Molloy, HECTOR BACA-QUIROZ, a 36-year-old citizen of Mexico, appeared for sentencing. BACA-QUIROZ was sentenced to a term of: * Prison: 30 months * Special Assessment: $100   more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR MONTANA ON NOV. 19: PEDRO ORTIZ-ROMO PLEADS GUILTY IN U.S. FEDERAL COURT
BILLINGS, Mont., Nov. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Attorney's office for Montana issued the following press release: Bill Mercer, United States Attorney for the District of Montana, announced today that during a federal court session in Billings on November 19, 2008, before Senior U.S. District Judge Jack D. Shanstrom, PEDRO ORTIZ-ROMO, a 38-year-old citizen of Mexico, pled guilty to illegal reentry of a previously deported alien. Sentencing is set for February 25, 2009. He is curre  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR MONTANA ON NOV. 20: FRITZ ANDERSON SENTENCED IN U.S. DISTRICT COURT
BILLINGS, Mont., Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Attorney's office for Montana issued the following press release: Bill Mercer, United States Attorney for the District of Montana, announced today that during a federal court session in Helena, on November 19, 2008, before Senior U.S. District Judge Charles C. Lovell, FRITZ ANDERSON, a 29-year-old resident of California, appeared for sentencing. ANDERSON was sentenced to a term of: * Prison: 480 months * Special Assessment: $3  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV 24: ATTORNEY TERRY CHRISTENSEN SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON ON WIRETAPPING CHARGES
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Central District of California issued the following press release: Entertainment attorney Terry Christensen was sentenced today to 36 months in federal prison for his conviction on federal wiretapping charges. Christensen and former private investigator Anthony Pellicano were found guilty in August of federal conspiracy and wiretapping charges in connection with their illegal wiretapping of the ex-wife   more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 17: TRANSIENT WHO STARTED 'DAY FIRE', BURNED 162,000 ACRES SENTENCED TO NEARLY FOUR YEARS IN PRISON
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Central District of California issued the following press release: A transient who started the 2006 Day Fire that burned more than 162,000 acres - most of which was in the Los Padres National Forest - and cost authorities more than $100 million in fire suppression costs was sentenced today to 45 months in federal prison. Steven Emory Butcher, 49, was convicted in February of starting the one-month-long  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 19: IRS REVENUE AGENT ARRESTED AFTER BEING INDICTED ON CHARGES OF TAX FRAUD, OBSTRUCTING INVESTIGATION
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Central District of California issued the following press release: A revenue agent with the Internal Revenue Service has been arrested in connection with a scheme to defraud the government by claiming that he suffered a loss when he sold his real estate, when in fact he realized a substantial profit. Jim H. Liu, 42, of Diamond Bar, was arrested Sunday night at Los Angeles International Airport. Liu was   more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 19: LAGUNA BEACH MAN SENTENCED TO SIX MONTHS IN PRISON, FINED $150,000 FOR TRAFFICKING IN COUNTERFEIT CISCO GOODS
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Central District of California issued the following press release: A Laguna Beach man who owns Shoreline Networks has been sentenced to six months in federal prison and fined $150,000 for trafficking in counterfeit Cisco products. John Gavin, 43, was sentenced on Wednesday by United States District Judge A. Howard Matz, who during the sentencing hearing said a prison sentence should help deter similar v  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 19: TWO MEN SENTENCED TO LENGTHY PRISON TERMS IN $32 MILLION SCAM
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Central District of California issued the following press release: An Inland Empire pastor has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for his role in an investment scam that led more than 500 victims to lose over $28 million after being told they could make money in coal mines and a gold transaction. Robert Jennings, 59, of Perris, was sentenced Monday afternoon by United States District Judge Per  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS ON NOV. 14: ARKANSAS STATE POLICE UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN 151 MONTH FEDERAL PRISON TERM FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHER
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District Of Arkansas issued the following press release: Jane W. Duke, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, announced today the sentencing of Robert J. McDearmon, a 67- year old former aerospace engineer. On August 11, 2008, McDearmon pled guilty to one count of distribution of child pornography arising out of the Eastern District of Arkansas, one count of distribution  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 17: MODESTO MAN SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS FOR POSSESSION OF STOLEN GOLD, POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced today that MICHAEL PARREIRA REGO, 26, of Modesto, California was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge William B. Shubb to five years in prison and four years of supervised release for possession of methamphetamine and possession of gold nuggets that were stolen from the U.S.   more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 17: SERIAL BANK ROBBER DUBBED 'STRAW HAT BANDIT' GETS THREE-YEAR, 10-MONTH FEDERAL PRISON SENTENCE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced today that United States District Court Judge Lawrence K. Karlton this afternoon, sentenced MICHAEL EDWARD OSGOOD, 47, of Sacramento, to three years and 10 months in prison and three years of supervised release for a series of bank robberies. The case is the product of an investig  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 18: FIVE YEARS, 10 MONTHS SENTENCE FOR POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced today that Senior United States District Judge Oliver W. Wanger sentenced EDWARD WRIGHT JONES, 47, of Exeter, Calif., to five years and 10 months followed by 10 years of supervised release for possession of child pornography. During the period of supervised release, the defendant's acces  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 19: RECORD BREAKING SEIZURES OF MARIJUANA PLANTS THROUGHOUT CALIFORNIA FOR 2008
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: California Department of Justice, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement (BNE) and other participants in the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP) including the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Field Division Offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego, in conjunction with the United States Attorney's Office in the Eastern   more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 19: SERIAL BANK ROBBER SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS, 8 MONTHS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced today that United States District Judge sentenced MIGUEL KERCHERVAL, 44, of Washington State, to 15 years and eight months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release for robbing and attempting to rob four different banks in the cities of Sacramento and Tulare.   more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 20: FORFEITURE SOUGHT OF $15 MILLION FOR TAX FRAUD
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor Scott announced today the filing of two civil complaints seeking the forfeiture of more than $15 million in tobacco products, over $76,000 seized from bank accounts controlled by Ideal Tobacco and Phoenix Cash & Carry, and over $23,000 seized from an account controlled by Pay-Less Wholesale Tobacco.   more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 20: SACRAMENTO GANG MEMBER SENTENCED TO MORE THAN 15 YEARS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced today that NICHOLAS RAPIER, 33, of Sacramento, Calif., was sentenced today by United States District Judge Morrison C. England to 188 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release. RAPIER pleaded guilty to distributing cocaine base, known as "crack" cocaine, o  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 20: TULARE WESTERN HIGH SCHOOL BAND INSTRUCTOR INDICTED FOR RECEIPT, POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced today that a grand jury returned an indictment against RAYMOND FERENCI, of Tulare, Calif., charging him with one count each of receipt or distribution and possession of child pornography. This case is the result of an investigation by the Fresno Internet Crimes Against Children Task F  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 21: MODESTO MARIJUANA COLLECTIVE OWNERS SENTENCED FOR CONDUCTING A CONTINUING CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor Scott and DEA Special Agent in Charge Javier F. Pea announced today that United States District Judge Oliver W. Wanger sentenced LUKE ANTHONY SCARMAZZO, 28, of Modesto, Calif. to 21 years and 10 months and RICARDO RUIZ MONTES, 28, of Modesto, to 20 years for conducting a continuing criminal enterprise, ma  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 21: MODESTO WOMAN ARRESTED AND INDICTED FOR MAIL FRAUD, MONEY LAUNDERING
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced today that LISA SHAE ALLEN, 37, of Modesto, Calif., was arrested on a 47-count indictment charging her with mail fraud, money laundering, and criminal forfeiture stemming from her embezzlement of over $1.6 million from her former employer. This case is the product of an investigation   more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 24: REDDING MAN SENTENCED TO OVER 19 YEARS FOR METHAMPHETAMINE TRAFFICKING
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced today that JESUS VALENCIA ONTIVEROS, 24, of Redding, California was sentenced to 235 months in prison on convictions of conspiracy and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. ONTIVEROS was one of seven defendants indicted in a case arising out of late night delivery  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 21: SAN FRANCISO RESIDENT CHARGED WITH FAILURE TO REGISTER AS SEX OFFENDER
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Northern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney Joseph P. Russoniello announced that on November 20, 2008, a federal grand jury in San Francisco indicted Gary Hardeman of San Francisco, California with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender after returning to the United States after residing in Mexico from October 2007 through February 2008. According to the i  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 13: FORMER TIJUANA POLICE OFFICER SENTENCED FOR POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE HEROIN
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Southern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney Karen P. Hewitt announced that Victor Melendrez-Franco, a former Tijuana police officer, was sentenced today in federal court in San Diego by the Honorable Thomas J. Whelan to serve 30 months in custody and four years of supervised release based on his conviction of possession with intent to distribute approximately 44  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 3: TWO BROTHERS SENTENCED TO SERVE LIFE IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR FIRST DEGREE MURDER
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 3 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Southern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney Karen P. Hewitt announced today that both David Scaggs and Leonard Scaggs were sentenced in federal court in San Diego by United States District Court Judge John A. Houston to life in prison. On June 10, 2008, a federal jury found brothers David Scaggs and Leonard Scaggs guilty of First Degree Murder on the 32nd Stre  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 3: TWO PLEAD GUILTY TO MULTIPLE BANK ROBBERIES
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 3 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Southern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney Karen P. Hewitt announced that Michael Daniel Lilly Martin and Melanie Elizabeth DePalmer each pled guilty today in federal court in San Diego to an information charging them with bank robbery, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(a). Martin and DePalmer tendered their guilty pleas before United St  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON OCT. 31: DISTRICT ELECTION OFFICER FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCED
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 31 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Southern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney Karen P. Hewitt announced today that Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Christopher M. Alexander will lead the efforts of her Office in connection with the U.S. Department of Justice's nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 4, 2008 general elections. AUSA Alexander has been appointed to serve as  more

INFORMATION SESSIONS TO START FOR NEXT DOCTOR OF EDUCATION COHORT AT CSU STANISLAUS
TURLOCK, Calif., Nov. 17 -- California State University Stanislaus issued the following press release: Now that the inaugural California State University, Stanislaus Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership degree program has been successfully launched, preparations are being made to accept a second cohort of doctoral candidates by June 2009. CSU Stanislaus will start accepting applications for the second cohort on December 1, with a priority deadline set for February 16, 2009. Foundi  more

INGLEWOOD CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 16 MEETING
INGLEWOOD, Calif., Sept. 16 -- The Inglewood City Council issued the following meeting minutes: September 16, 2008 The City Council of the City of Inglewood, California held a special meeting on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 in the Council Chambers in City Hall of said City. Mayor Dorn called the meeting to order at the hour of 5:00 p.m. The City Clerk announced the presence of a quorum as follows: Present: Mayor Dorn, Council Members, Dunlap, Morales and Franklin; Absent: Council Memb  more

INGLEWOOD CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 23 MEETING
INGLEWOOD, Calif., Sept. 23 -- The Inglewood City Council issued the following meeting minutes: September 23, 2008 The City Council of the City of Inglewood, California held a special meeting on Tuesday, September 23, 2008 in the Council Chambers in City Hall of said City. Mayor Dorn called the meeting to order at the hour of 5:01 p.m. The City Clerk announced the presence of a quorum as follows: Present: Mayor Dorn, Council Members Tabor, Dunlap, Morales and Franklin; Absent: Non  more

INGLEWOOD CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 9 MEETING
INGLEWOOD, Calif., Sept. 9 -- The Inglewood City Council issued the following meeting minutes: September 9, 2008 The City Council of the City of Inglewood, California held a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 in the Council Chambers in City Hall of said City. Mayor Dorn called the meeting to order at the hour of 5:00 p.m. The City Clerk announced the presence of a quorum as follows: Present: Mayor Dorn, Council Members Tabor, Dunlap, Morales and Franklin; Absent: None.   more

INSTITUTE FOR LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY CONTINUES LEGAL SEMINAR SERIES
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Following a successful summer series that produced record attendance, California University's Institute for Law and Public Policy (ILPP) will offer three continuing legal education (CLE) seminars this December. All three will be held at Cal U's Pittsburgh location, in the Regional Enterprise Tower at 425 Sixth Ave. "Personal Injury Claims Involving Minors" (3.0 Substantive) will be offer  more

INTERCOLLEGIATE STUDENT ART COMPETITION SET FOR APRIL 3-23
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's Department of Art and Design and the Associated Artists of California University will conduct the Intercollegiate Student Art Competition from April 3 through April 23 in the Manderino Library's Gallery of Fine Art. This competition is open to all undergraduate students from the area colleges and all entries will accepted in the Manderino Gallery of F  more

INTERIM CITY MANAGER DELIVERS IMPORTANT BUDGET MESSAGE
NOVATO, Calif., Nov. 22 -- The city of Novato issued the following news release: Residents and Business Owners of the City of Novato: This element of the City Website is designed to provide you with information about the City's budget and the discussions that are taking place in light of an expected shortfall of $1.2 million to $1.5 million in the next fiscal year (July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010). There are links below for various budget-related reports and documents that you may want   more

INTERIOR'S MINERALS MANAGEMENT SERVICE DISBURSES RECORD $23.4 BILLION IN FY 2008
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service issued the following press release: Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne today announced that Interior's Minerals Management Service had distributed a record $23.4 billion to state, American Indian and federal accounts from onshore and offshore energy production during Fiscal Year 2008. Kempthorne said the record disbursements from royalties, rents, and bonuses shattered the 2007 total of $11.6 bi  more

INTERIOR'S MINERALS MANAGEMENT SERVICE DISBURSES RECORD $23.4 BILLION IN FY 2008
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior issued the following news release: Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne today announced that Interior's Minerals Management Service had distributed a record $23.4 billion to state, American Indian and federal accounts from onshore and offshore energy production during Fiscal Year 2008. Kempthorne said the record disbursements from royalties, rents, and bonuses shattered the 2007 total of $11.6 billion, far surpassing the prev  more

INTERMEDIATE UNIT ONE, CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA TO HOLD FIRST AUTISM CONFERENCE/P.E.P. RALLY MARCH 13
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 11 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: A longstanding tradition of collaboration with organizations sharing similar goals and ideals will be enhanced when California University of Pennsylvania plays host to a conference on autism Thursday, March 13. The programs at the Kara Alumni House, Steele Hall Theatre, the Natali Center's Performance Center and the Keystone Education Building, will be presented by Cal U in partnership with  more

INTERN COUNSELS KIDS AT MYRTLE BEACH RESORT
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 29 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Many college students imagine spending their summer on the beach's scorching sand, but those beach bum dreams usually do not involve presiding over small children. For 23-year-old Elisse Bolin, that was not the case. If you ask Bolin about her summer vacation, she will tell you that the time she spent with the children at the Sands Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C. is what made her summer so me  more

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON METAGENOMICS SEEKS TO HARNESS THE POWER OF MICROBES TO ADDRESS WORLD'S CHALLENGES
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 21 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: About 250 leaders in the emerging science of metagenomics converged at the UC San Diego division of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) earlier this month for the third Annual International Conference on Metagenomics. The conference was a week-long opportunity to share data and discuss the latest research, explore how advances in computing   more

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ENROLLMENT AT U.S. COLLEGES BREAKS RECORDS
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Nov. 18 -- The U.S. Embassy issued the following press release: The number of non-U.S. students enrolled in U.S. higher education institutions during the 2007-2008 academic year jumped 7 percent to a record total of 623,805, according to the Institute of International Education's (IIE) 2008 report on international education exchange. "In today's competitive international environment, the increase in enrollments noted in this year's Open Doors data demonstrates again t  more

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM TO EXPLORE MALARIA PREVENTION, ERADICATION IN 21ST CENTURY
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The University of California at Irvine issued the following press release: EVENT: "Malaria in the 21st Century" is a one-day global health symposium bringing together internationally recognized scientists, including UC Irvine vector biologist and National Academy of Sciences member Anthony James. Discussion will focus on current advancements in prevention, detection, treatment and potential eradication of a disease that affects hundreds of millions of people worldwi  more

INTERNSHIP BUILDS CONFIDENCE OF HOLLY WILLIAMS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., May 5 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: According to Matthew Price, a chemistry professor at California University of Pennsylvania, his student, Holly Williams, had all but one key element needed to succeed in the chemistry field. She was dedicated to her classes, was very eager to learn, and grasped material easily. The only thing Williams lacked was confidence in her work. But that all changed when Williams took an internship at   more

INTERNSHIP TAKES GOLFER OUT WEST
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Plenty of people love golf, but Adam Laird intends to turn his passion for the game into a solid career. Laird is a sophomore in Cal U's the Professional Golf Management (PGM) program. At age 19, he's been golfing since two family friends introduced him to the links 11 years ago. "I could not be happier with my decision to enroll in Cal U's Professional Golf Management program," said Lai  more

IRVINE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR MARCH 11 MEETING
IRVINE, Calif., March 11 -- The Irvine City Council issued the following meeting agenda: March 11, 2008 5:00 P.M. Request to Speak Form assists the Mayor in ensuring that all persons wishing to address CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE MOMENT OF SILENCE MUSICAL PRESENTATION INTRODUCTIONS CITY MANAGER'S REPORT ANNOUNCEMENTS/COMMITTEE REPORTS/COUNCIL REPORTS Announcements, Committee Reports and Council Comments are for the purpose of presenting brief   more

IRVINE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 12 MEETING
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 12 -- The Irvine City Council issued the following meeting agenda: November 12, 2008 4:00 P.M. CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL RECESS RECONVENE TO THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE MOMENT OF SILENCE MUSICAL PRESENTATION 1. PRESENTATIONS 1.1 Earned Income Tax Credit Program 1.2 Orange County Human Relations Commission Annual Report INTRODUCTIONS CITY MANAGER'S REPORT ANNOUNCEMENTS/COMMITTEE REPORTS/COUNCIL REPORTS Announceme  more

IRVINE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 12 MEETING
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 12 -- The Irvine Redevelopment Agency issued the following meeting agenda: November 12, 2008 4:00 P.M. 1. CONSENT CALENDAR All matters listed under Consent Calendar are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one roll call vote. There will be no discussion of these items unless members of the Agency request specific items to be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion. Any member of the public may address the Agency on items on the Consen  more

ISSA Foundation Awards Scholarships
LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., July 21 -- The International Sanitary Supply Association issued the following news release: ISSA has announced the winners of the 2008-09 ISSA Foundation Scholarship Awards. This year, the ISSA Foundation awarded more than 50 scholarships, totaling nearly US$160,000, which includes one University of Industrial Distribution (UID) Scholarship Award issued earlier in the year. The scholarships are made possible by the generous contributions of ISSA-member companies and indi  more

IT STUDENTS FROM CAL STATE LONG BEACH SHOWCASE PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS AT IBM-SPONSORED INTERNATIONAL COLLEGIATE PROGRAMMING CONTEST
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 20 -- California State University Long Beach issued the following press release: Competing in the world's most prestigious computer programming competition in an all-out "Battle of the Brains," four Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) and 67 other teams from around the world fought it out Nov. 15 at the 33rd ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). Ten CSULB students in teams of two and three were challenged to use their programming skills, creativity and   more

JACOBO NAMED WAC HITTER OF THE WEEK
DENVER, Calif., April 7 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State junior Gabe Jacobo was named the Western Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week, as announced by the conference on April 7. Jacobo, who has been splitting time between left field and first base during the season, hit .421 (8-of-19) and registered five runs, eight hits, eight RBI, and four home runs as Sacramento State went 3-0 in WAC play last week. Three of his home ru  more

JACOBO'S SEVEN RBI DAY LEADS BASEBALL TO DOUBLEHEADER SPLIT AGAINST NEVADA
RENO, Nev., May 10 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team split a day-night doubleheader with the Nevada Wolf Pack, falling in game one 6-5 before posting a 13-4 game two victory on Saturday, May 10 at Peccole Park. With the day's action, the Hornets move their record to 21-29 on the season, 12-14 in Western Athletic Conference play, while Nevada moves to 30-20 overall, 17-10 in the WAC. In game one, the Hornets o  more

JACOBO, OBERLIN HOMER AS BASEBALL TOPPLES PACIFIC
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 11 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Junior Gabe Jacobo hit his first career grand slam, and senior Wes Oberlin added a three-run homer, as the Sacramento State Hornets defeated the visiting Pacific Tigers, 14-6, on Tuesday, March 11 at Hornet Field. With the victory, the Hornets improve to 3-8 on the season, while the Tigers fall to 2-11. Pacific opened up the scoring in the contest, as two runs crossed the plate in   more

JAMES LOPEZ '81 WILL DELIVER REMARKS AT 2008 CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HONORS CONVOCATION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 14 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: On Saturday, March 29, at 2 p.m., California University of Pennsylvania will recognize 1,242 of its best and brightest students at Honors Convocation in Hamer Hall Gymnasium.

 The university recognizes, encourages and rewards academic excellence on the part of master's, baccalaureate and associate degree-seeking students by honoring Presidential Scholars at the annual Honors Convocati  more

JAPAN'S KANTO GAKUIN UNIVERSITY VISITS CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA TO LEARN ABOUT MENTORING PROGRAM
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 10 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: One of numerous ways that aptly depicts how California University works together to give its students the best opportunity to fulfill the mission of Building Character, Building Careers is the University Wide Mentoring Program. A Peer Mentor is an upper-class student who is assigned a first semester student within the same academic department. The peer mentor serves as a support and resour  more

JEFF BERGER RECEIVES 2007 CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR AWARD
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: What we sign up for and what we get may be two different things, which is another way of saying that life rarely turns out the way we have planned. Jeff Berger '71 '74, who recently received California University's Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award, understands that well. The Munhall native graduated from then-California State College in 1971 with plans for a career as a special ed  more

JMU VOLLEYBALL DROPS A PAIR IN CALIFORNIA
HARRISONBURG, Va., Sept. 6 -- James Madison University issued the following news release: James Madison finished the Golden Bear Invitational with a pair of losses on Saturday, falling to UC Riverside 3-1 and DePaul 3-2 both in come-from-behind fashion, at the University of California's Haas Pavilion. JMU (2-5) fell to UCR (5-3) by game scores of 19-25, 25-18, 25-23, and 25-20. The Dukes then lost to DePaul (1-4) 15-25, 20-25, 25-13, 25-23, and 15-10. JMU went 0-3 in the tournament, also  more

JMU'S HAYWOOD ADDED TO BUCHANAN AWARD WATCH LIST
HARRISONBURG, Va., Oct. 17 -- James Madison University issued the following news release: James Madison University senior free safety Marcus Haywood (Williamsburg, Va./Bruton) has been added to the "watch list" for the Buck Buchanan Award that is presented annually to the top defensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision. Haywood, through seven games, is the leading tackler on a JMU team that is 6-1 and ranked No. 1 nationally in the FCS. He has taken part in 55 tackles, inclu  more

JOHN PONT, INDIANA UNIVERSITY'S ROSE BOWL COACH, DIES AT 80
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., July 1 -- Indiana University issued the following news release: John Pont, who coached the Indiana University football team to its only Rose Bowl appearance, died today (July 1) in Oxford Ohio. He was 80. Pont was the head football coach at IU from 1965-72. His 1967 Hoosiers compiled a surprise 9-2 record, won a share of the Big Ten title and played in the 1968 Rose Bowl against the University of Southern California. Pont was honored that year as NCAA Division 1-A Coach   more

JOHNSON, WILLIAMS, KRAFT EARN ANNUAL PAC-10 TRACK & FIELD ACCOLADES
TEMPE, Ariz., June 24 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: Three members of the Arizona State University track and field program have earned annual awards from the Pacific-10 Conference, the announcement was made on Monday, June 23. Head Coach Greg Kraft was voted as the Pac-10 Women's Coach of the Year for the third year in a row while two of his student-athletes, Jacquelyn Johnson and Charonda Williams, were voted as the Pac-10 Women's Field Athlete of the Year an  more

JUNIOR GABE JACOBO TAKEN IN 10TH ROUND OF 2008 MLB DRAFT
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 6 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Junior Gabe Jacobo was drafted in the 10th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball First Year Draft by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Friday, June 6. Jacobo, the 319th overall selection, has posted a .362 career average in three years in the Green and Gold, including a career-best .379 mark in 2008. The Tulare, Calif. native has started 116 career games, including 56 games in   more

KDKA'S JON DELANO WILL MODERATE ELECTION FORUM ANALYSIS AT CAL U NOV. 10
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 5 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Just six days after American voters choose their next president, a panel of national experts will hold an Election Analysis Forum at California University of Pennsylvania. Jon Delano, political analyst for KDKA-TV, will serve as moderator for the forum set for Monday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. in the Performance Center of the Natali Student Center on campus. The Cal U community and general public are   more

KELLY ZAJICEK '89, '96 TO BE INDUCTED INTO TEACHER EXCELLENCE HALL OF FAME
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 16 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Not only are Kelly '89, '96 and Dana Zajicek ´'05 a Cal U couple they are now also a Hall of Fame couple. Kelly Zajicek will be one of five educators in Western Pennsylvania inducted into the Teacher Excellence Hall of Fame. A second grade teacher at Pleasant Valley Elementary School, Kelly will receive this prestigious honor at the Fifth Annual Celebration of Teaching on April 24 at t  more

KEYSTONE 205: THAT'S ONE 'SMART' CLASSROOM
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 30 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: With the click of a mouse, President Angelo Armenti, Jr. cut a virtual ribbon and dedicated a "smart" classroom at California University of Pennsylvania. The classroom, in the Keystone Education Center, was dedicated Oct. 30 at a ceremony highlighting the room's state-of-the-art features. Built with $222,000 in bond funding and equipped with about $60,000 in funds from student technology  more

KIEL ROLING NAMED PAC-10 PLAYER OF WEEK
TEMPE, Ariz., April 29 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: Arizona State junior C/DH Kiel Roling has been named Pac-10 Player of the Week, the conference announced today. It is the third time in his career he has earned the honor from the conference and it is the fourth time a Devil has earned the award this season. Brett Wallace won the award after the first weekend of play, while Ike Davis won back-to-back awards in March. Roling, a Grand Junction, Colo. prod  more

KIMBERLY JACKSON'S IMPRESSIVE BALANCING ACT
CALIFORNIA, Pa., June 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: If Kimberly Jackson joined the circus, she would stun the world with her staggering juggling ability. But Jackson wisely chose not to waste her multitasking capability on a career under a giant tent with clowns, acrobats, and elephants. Rather she chose to shine as a wife, mother of four, a social work major, and an intern with Intermediate Unit-I at Chartiers-Houston School District. She grad  more

Knights Win Against Johnson
GRAYSON, Ky., Sept. 14 -- Kentucky Christian University issued the following news release: The Knights came out on Saturday afternoon ready to play. Fresh off of their win from the night before, KCU was looking to win four in a row. Unlike the other two games this week, the Knights started scoring early. As almost a mirror from the night before, Deron Hitch's California throw in got things started. Hitch hit senior Daniel Cropper, who headed the ball side net past the Johnson keeper. The Knig  more

Kristen Wilkins and the Art of Rescue
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 22 -- Wabash College issued the following news release: The California-born photographer came to Indiana with a love for stories and "an open eye to see the magic in a place." Bio-ethicists call it "the rule of rescue"--that powerful human impulse to help another whose life is in peril, regardless of the cost. Last spring, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Kristen Wilkins followed that impulse into the chilled, churning waters of the Wabash River to save a s  more

LA MESA POLICE DEPARTMENT CONDUCTED DRIVER LICENSE CHECK POINT
LA MESA, Calif., Aug. 21 -- The city of La Mesa issued the following news release: The La Mesa Police Department in conjunction with several other San Diego County law enforcement agencies conducted a driver license checkpoint at the East County branch of the San Diego Superior Court on Thursday, August 21, 2008. A total of 339 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint and 31 were impounded due to the driver having a suspended license or being unlicensed. A total of 47 citations were issued at  more

LA MESA POLICE DEPARTMENT CONDUCTING DRIVER LICENSE CHECK POINT
LA MESA, Calif., Aug. 21 -- The city of La Mesa issued the following news release: The La Mesa Police Department in conjunction with several other San Diego County law enforcement agencies will be conducting a Court Sting operation at the East County branch of the San Diego Superior Court on Thursday, August 21, 2008. The hours of the operation will be from 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm. The operation will target drivers who have had their license suspended as a result of an alcohol related offense. Thi  more

LA MESA POLICE DEPARTMENT TARGETS IMPAIRED DRIVERS WITH CHECKPOINT
LA MESA, Calif., Aug. 21 -- The city of La Mesa issued the following news release: The La Mesa Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, August 22, 2008 from 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM in the City of La Mesa. In an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes, DUI checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the street, as well as educate the public on the dangers of impaired driving. All too often,  more

Labor Notes: November 2008
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 -- The Capital Research Center issued the following news release: As of the end September, the Department of Labor's Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) had secured 900 criminal convictions so far this decade. The OLMS's record for the last year included 120 convictions, 130 indictments, and more than $3.2 million in restitution. "The triple-digit numbers of indictments and convictions obtained by OLMS in the 2008 fiscal year demonstrates that criminal activity in u  more

Lady Hawks Receiving Votes In USA National Poll
QUINCY, Ill., Nov. 5 -- Quincy University issued the following news release: The Quincy University women's basketball team is among four Great Lakes Valley Conference schools listed in the USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Preseason Division II Coaches' Poll. The Lady Hawks are listed among the others receiving votes section with five total points. The poll is conducted by a board of coaches, which is made up of 29 head coaches at Division II schools. All are members of the Women's Basketball Coaches   more

LADY SENATORS TENNIS DEFEATS CALIFORNIA BAPTIST
MONTGOMERY, Ala., March 20 -- Auburn University at Montgomery issued the following news release: The top-ranked Lady Senators ran their record to 12-0 with an 8-1 win over sixth-ranked California Baptist. The Lady Senators won all three matches in doubles play. The number one doubles match between Delia Sescioreanu-Delea and Kamila Dadakhodjaeva and CBU's Marcela Montanha and Dunya Wren went down to AUM's break of service in the 8-5 win. AUM won the other two matches 8-3 and 8-2. In single  more

LADY SENATORS TENNIS WINS TWO
MONTGOMERY, Ala., March 26 -- Auburn University at Montgomery issued the following news release: The Auburn University at Montgomery women's tennis team played the University of California at San Diego and Lindsey Wilson College In the first match against UCSD, AUM powered out to a 3-0 lead after doubles action, only losing six games in the process. It was much the same in the singles matches as AUM won all six in straight sets. The singles winners were Delea Sescioreanu-Delea, Kamila D  more

Lake Forest Names Vadim Tashlitsky Head Swimming & Diving Coach
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Sept. 4 -- Lake Forest College issued the following news release: Lake Forest College Athletic Director Jackie Slaats announced on Thursday (September 4) that Vadim Tashlitsky '00 will be the College's next head coach for men's and women's swimming & diving. He will begin later in the month. Tashlitsky, a three-year letter winner and all-conference swimmer on the Foresters' 1997, 1998, and 1999 Midwest Conference championship teams, has been coaching at various levels ov  more

LANCASTER CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 12 MEETING
LANCASTER, Calif., Nov. 12 -- The city of Lancaster issued the following meeting agenda: CITY COUNCIL / LANCASTER REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY November 12, 2008 Regular Meeting - 5:00 p.m. CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL Council Members/Agency Directors: Mann, Marquez, Sileo; Vice Mayor/Vice Chairman Smith; Mayor/Chairman Parris INVOCATION PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE PRESENTATIONS Recognition of Mayor's Student Athlete - Darrin Beckett, Lancaster High School Presenter: Mayor Parris Oath  more

LATE LEAD NOT ENOUGH AS BASEBALL FALLS TO NEVADA 13-12
RENO, Nev., May 11 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team took a 12-9 lead into the ninth inning, but fell to the Nevada Wolf Pack by a score of 13-12 on Sunday, May 12 at Peccole Park. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 21-30 on the year, 12-15 in Western Athletic Conference play, while the Nevada Wolf Pack improve to 31-20, 17-11 in the WAC. The Hornets, as they had the previous three games of the series, opened  more

LATIN JAZZ STAMP BRIGHTENS UP HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Sept. 15 -- The U.S. Embassy issued the following press release: The sounds of Latin jazz almost seem to jump from the bold graphic design and tropical colors of the new U.S. stamp released just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month. Latin Jazz, designed by San Francisco artist Michael Bartalos, is the first commemorative stamp to celebrate that vibrant style of jazz mixed with musical traditions from Africa, Europe and the Americas. It is the most recent in a long line  more

LATINA PUBLIC ART ACTIVIST, MURALIST, BACA TO LECTURE, GIVE WORKSHOP AT MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY
MOREHEAD, Ky., March 25 -- Morehead State University issued the following news release: Latina public art activist and muralist Judy Baca will be on the campus of Morehead State University, Tuesday, April 8, 7-8 p.m. for an artist's lecture, with a book signing immediately following. Free and open to the public, the lecture will be held in the auditorium of the Claypool-Young Art Building, with the book signing reception in CY 216. Baca is best known for The Great Wall of Los Angeles, o  more

LAURIDSEN TO BE HONORED DURING CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL
MOREHEAD, Ky., April 28 -- Morehead State University issued the following news release: Morehead State University's Theta Pi chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia music fraternity will host its third annual Contemporary Music Festival, Monday, April 28, through Friday, May 1. The festival was designed to provide MSU students, faculty and guests with an opportunity to interact and work with a contemporary composer. This year's composer-in-residence is Dr. Morten Lauridsen, an internationally kno  more

LEADING EXPERT ON HIGH ALTITUDE GAS DYNAMICS SHERMAN DIES AT 80
BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 21 -- The University of California at Berkeley issued the following press release: Frederick Sherman, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and an expert on the dynamics of high-speed airflow in the upper atmosphere, has died at the age of 80. Sherman died of respiratory failure after a battle with prostate cancer at the Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley, Calif., on Monday, Oct. 27. He joined the UC Berkeley fa  more

LECTURE TO EXPLORE THE ISSUES OF FACING THE FIRST BLACK U.S. PRESIDENT
NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Nov. 20 -- California State University Northridge issued the following press release: Historian and author Robin D.G. Kelley will explore the issues facing President-Elect Barak Obama, the first African American elected to the White House, during a special presentation at Cal State Northridge on Tuesday, Nov. 25. Kelley's talk, "Confronting Obama: A Primer on Race and Empire for the New U.S. President," is scheduled to take place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Flintridge Ro  more

LEIPOLD NAMED AMERICAN FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION COACH OF THE YEAR
WHITEWATER, Wis., Jan. 9 -- The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater issued the following news release: Lance Leipold was named National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Coach of the Year by the American Football Coaches Association. The honor was announced at a banquet at the AFCA's annual convention in Anaheim, California Wednesday night. Leipold led UW-Whitewater to the NCAA III championship in his first year at UW-Whitewater, and his first year as a head coach. The Warhawks w  more

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PROVIDES NEW TPS FUNDING
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program at California University of Pennsylvania has received $191,000 of new funding from the Library of Congress. The funding will assure that pre-service and in-service teachers continue to receive leading-edge professional development through the College of Education and Human Services. "The TPS program nationwide continues to grow and evolve i  more

LIFEHOUSE IN CONCERT AT ESU RECREATION CENTER
EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa., Sept. 5 -- East Stroudsburg University issued the following news release: The national touring band Lifehouse will be appearing at the East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Student Recreation Center on Monday, September 22, 2008. The doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the concert begins at 8:00 p.m. Lifehouse has been one of the most popular bands in the nation over the last eight years. Band members include singer-songwriter Jason Wade, along with drummer Rick Woolst  more

Lincoln Scholar Ronald White to Give Brigance Lecture
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind., Sept. 16 -- Wabash College issued the following news release: Get directions to Wabash College Baxter Hall (http://www.wabash.edu/tour/baxter/) Wabash College invites you to hear nationally recognized Lincoln scholar, Ronald C. White, Jr., give the Brigance Forum Lecture. His talk will take place at 8 p.m., Wednesday, September 24, in Lovell Lecture Room (101) in Baxter Hall. The title of his talk is "Lincoln's Greatest Speech." White is the author of Lincoln's Gre  more

LOMBARDO TAKES A BITE OUT OF CRIME
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 31 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: When a college student finds himself awake at 4 a.m., it's usually at the mercy of a caffeine-induced all-nighter. But that's not the case for Cal U criminal justice major Ryan Lombardo. As an intern with the Drug Enforcement Agency last fall, Lombardo often found himself on the streets of Washington, D.C., at 4 a.m. still working on the day's case. "I don't regret a single second of it  more

LONG BEACH CITY CLERK ISSUES MINUTES OF NOV. 18 PERSONNEL AND CIVIL SERVICE COMMITTEE MEETING
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The Long Beach City Clerk issued the following meeting minutes: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2008 COUNCIL CHAMBER, 2:30 P.M. FINISHED AGENDA & DRAFT MINUTES CALL TO ORDER (2:41 PM) At 2:41 P.M., Chair Schipske called the meeting to order. ROLL CALL (2:41 PM) Roll Call (2:41 PM) Present: B. Lowenthal; Schipske. Absent/Excused: None. Also present: Heather Mahood, Assistant Chief City Attorney; Lori Ann Farrell, Director, Financial Management/CEO;  more

LONG BEACH CITY CLERK ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 28 CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING
LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 28 -- The Long Beach City Clerk issued the following meeting minutes: COUNCIL CHAMBER, 3:30 PM TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2008 ROLL CALL (3:23 PM) Councilmembers DeLong, O'Donnell, Reyes Uranga and Lerch Present: Councilmembers B. Lowenthal, S. Lowenthal, Schipske, Andrews and Gabelich Absent: Also present: Suzanne Frick, Assistant City Manager; Heather Mahood, Chief Assistant City Attorney; Dominic Holzhaus, Principal Deputy City Attorney; Laura L. Doud, Cit  more

LONG BEACH CITY CLERK ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 7 CITY COUNCIL MEETING
LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 7 -- The Long Beach City Clerk issued the following meeting minutes: FINISHED AGENDA & MINUTES The City Council minutes are prepared and ordered to correspond to the City Council Agenda. Agenda items can be taken out of order during the meeting. Please consult the time stamps to determine the order in which business was addressed. Agenda Items for this meeting were considered in the following order: All Agenda Items were considered in the order listed on the age  more

LONG BEACH CITY CLERK ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 15 MEETING
LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 15 -- The Long Beach City Clerk issued the following meeting minutes: 333 W. OCEAN BLVD., 9:00 AM MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2008 FINISHED AGENDA & MINUTES ROLL CALL John Cross, Thomas T. Fields, John Thomas, Diane L. Arnold and William E. Baker Boardmembers Present: Boardmembers Vivian Marie Tobias Excused: ALSO PRESENT: Craig Beck, Executive Director; Amy Bodek, Assistant Executive Director; Heather Mahood, Chief Assistant City Attorney; Lisa Fal  more

LONG BEACH CITY CLERK ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 16 MEETING
LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 16 -- The Long Beach City Clerk issued the following meeting minutes: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2008 COUNCIL CHAMBER, 5:00 P.M. FINISHED AGENDA & MINUTES The City Council minutes are prepared and ordered to correspond to the City Council Agenda. Agenda items can be taken out of order during the meeting. Please consult the time stamps to determine the order in which business was addressed. Agenda Items for this meeting were considered in the order presented o  more

LONG BEACH CITY CLERK ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 2 MEETING
LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 2 -- The Long Beach City Clerk issued the following meeting minutes: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2008 COUNCIL CHAMBER, 5:00 P.M. FINISHED AGENDA & MINUTES The City Council minutes are prepared and ordered to correspond to the City Council Agenda. Agenda items can be taken out of order during the meeting. Please consult the time stamps to determine the order in which business was addressed. Agenda Items for this meeting were considered in the following order: Al  more

LONG BEACH CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 18 MEETING
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The Long Beach City Council issued the following meeting agenda: Ordinance No. C-7594 provides that hearings shall be set for 5:00 P.M. each Tuesday, and such hearings shall be held at the specified time for which they are set or as soon as practical regardless of the otherwise order of business of the City Council. HEARINGS: Recommendation to receive supporting documentation into the record, conclude the hearing; adopt an urgency ordinance extending for s  more

LONG BEACH CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 18 SPECIAL MEETING
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The Long Beach City Council issued the following meeting agenda: COUNCIL CHAMBER/LOUNGE, 3:00 PM CITY OF LONG BEACH TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2008 SPECIAL MEETING 1. Opportunity for public comment. 2. Mayor and Council adjourn to closed session in the Council Lounge. a. Pursuant to Section 54956.9(a) of the California Government Code regarding existing litigation: 1. City and County of San Francisco et al vs. Mark B. Horton, Case No. S168078. 08  more

LOWRY JOINS COACHING STAFF
FORT SMITH, Ark., Aug. 20 -- The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith issued the following news release: University of Arkansas - Fort Smith men's basketball coach Josh Newman has announced the hiring of Chris Lowry as assistant men's basketball coach. Lowry, the former director of basketball operations at the University of Arkansas - Little Rock, replaces former Lions assistant coach Justin Stuckey, who resigned earlier this summer to pursue a high school teaching position in Texas. Th  more

LT. GOV. GARAMENDI FOCUSES UPCOMING HIGHER ED MEETINGS ON IMPROVING ECONOMY
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14 -- Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, D-Calif., issued the following press release: Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi, who serves as a University of California regent and a California State University trustee, said at the UC and CSU governing board meetings next week he will encourage board members to focus on their vital role in improving California's economy by investing in education and the future workforce. "We need to stand up and say enough. Education already took   more

LT. GOV. GARAMENDI ISSUES STATEMENT ON POTENTIAL
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 13 -- Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, D-Calif., issued the following statement: Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi, who serves as a University of California regent and a California State University trustee, issued the following statement on potential state budget cuts and fee hikes at California's community colleges and the impact on job retraining. "Our community colleges throughout the state give students the best opportunity to get an affordable education, workforce p  more

LT. GOV. GARAMENDI PUSHES UC REGENTS TO PASS BUDGET WITHOUT CRIPPLING STUDENT TUITION
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19 -- Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, D-Calif., issued the following press release: Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi, a University of California Regent, argued that the escalating UC tuition fees are making the public university system cost as much as private universities, today urged the UC Regents not to factor in a $662 a year tuition increase when finalizing the UC budget. At their board meeting today, the UC Regents Committee on Finance voted to curtail freshmen enrollm  more

LT. GOV. GARAMENDI SAYS CSU AND UC ELIGIBLE HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS ARE BEING STARVED
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 17 -- Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, D-Calif., issued the following press release: Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi, who serves as a University of California regent and a California State University trustee, said today's announcement that the CSU system will eliminate 10,000 admission spots for the 2009-10 school year will in the long-term damage California's economy and ability to compete. "The bottom line is there will be 10,000 qualified California graduating studen  more

LT. GOV. GARAMENDI, UC REGENTS REQUEST UC BUDGET WITHOUT DAMAGING STUDENT TUITION
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20 -- Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, D-Calif., issued the following press release: Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi, a University of California regent, gave the UC Regents high praise for sending the California Legislature and Governor a budget for the state's 10 UC campuses that doesn't include tuition increases but fully funds essential educational and research programs. Garamendi, who strongly urged the UC regents to remove the tuition hikes initially factored into the budg  more

LUNCHEON HONORS VETERANS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 20 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Speakers at the 35th annual Veterans Day Luncheon recognized the team effort that is essential to defending our country. Presented jointly by the Veterans Club and California University, the luncheon was held Nov. 10 in the Performance Center. The event concluded with the presentation of the 2008-2009 Col. Arthur L. Bakewell Veterans Scholarships. These scholarships, which have grown fro  more

MAGAZINE LAUDS ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY AS TOP ATHLETIC PROGRAM
TEMPE, Ariz., July 15 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: On the strength of three national titles and multiple conference championships, one national publication is lauding ASU as having the top ranked athletic department for 2007-2008. The breakdown of the top 25 programs for the year was published by SI.com, the online publication of Sports Illustrated. The ranking looked at specific, measurable achievements for each of the nation's 330 Division 1 schools.   more

MAJERNIK PAYS BACK ALMA MATER
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 25 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: As one of the greatest basketball players in school history, Dick Majernik '55 displayed a strong desire to be successful and committed to then California State Teachers College. Those same qualities are evident today as Majernik leads fund-raising efforts for California University of Pennsylvania. "California has been good to me," Majernik, a Brownsville resident, said. "I received an exce  more

MAJOR COUNTRIES CONSIDER NEW GLOBAL FINANCIAL ORDER
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Oct. 20 -- The U.S. Embassy issued the following press release: A reform of the global financial order will strengthen and harmonize financial regulation across borders as countries seek to prevent a repeat of the excesses that led to the current financial crisis, according to experts. In an October 15 statement, the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized countries plus the European Union (EU) and Russia urge "changes to the regulatory and institutional regimes for the wo  more

MAJOR UNIVERSITIES SEE PROMISE IN GOOGLE BOOK SEARCH SETTLEMENT
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 28 -- The University of Michigan issued the following news release: The University of California, University of Michigan and Stanford University announce today their joint support for the outstanding public benefits made possible through the proposed settlement agreement submitted to the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York by Google Inc. and plaintiffs the Authors Guild, Inc. et al. The proposed settlement will expand access to books in the Google Boo  more

MANDERINO LIBRARY CHAT REFERENCE ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TO ALL
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Those with instant messaging capability or simply access to the Internet can ask a question to a reference librarian at California University's Louis L. Manderino Library and receive an immediate answer seven days a week. Dedicated to providing resources that support the research needs of the University community, the library has started offering chat reference assistance via AOL Instant Me  more

MANDERINO LIBRARY OFFERS WORKSHOP SERIES
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 15 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Manderino Library is once again offering the popular workshop series that was initially launched during the fall 2007 semester. These workshops, led by Cal U librarians Bill Denny, Marsha Nolf, Loring Prest, Ryan Sittler, Amber Paranick, and Bill Meloy, provide a low-stress introduction to the vast online resources provided by the library. All workshops are held in room 208 of the Manderino  more

Map Is First To Track Global Human Influences On Ocean Ecosystems
STANFORD, Calif., Feb. 15 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: For a bird's-eye view of human impacts on the Earth, scientists can study satellite images showing the continents in mottled colors that correspond to vegetation, desertification or human habitation. But those photos cannot tell them much about the big blue mystery, oceans, and how human activities affect them. Now, a team of researchers, including a Stanford University scientist, has constructed the first   more

MARKETING CAREER TAKES WING WITH AMERICAN EAGLE INTERNSHIP
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: For most people, a part-time job is something you do to pay the bills while you wait for a better job to come along. But for California University of Pennsylvania junior Colman Munoz, a part-time job with American Eagle proved to be the foundation of a career in marketing. Munoz, a 21-year-old marketing major from Hermitage, Pa., knew he wanted to work at a company that would introduce him   more

Mary D. Berrocal, MBA, Named New Director of Miami VA Healthcare System
MIAMI, Jan. 22 -- University of Miami of Miller School of Medicine issued the following news release: Mary D. Berrocal, MBA, has been named the new director of the Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. Since joining the Department of Veterans Affairs in 1980, Berrocal has worked in a variety of administrative, managerial and executive positions within the VA system, including roles at five other VA facilities in Gainesville, Fla.; Clarksburg, W.Va.; Columbia, S.C.; and in Loma Linda and t  more

MARYLAND, SIX STATES URGE CONGRESS TO INCLUDE GREENHOUSE GAS LEGISLATION WITH ANY FINANCIAL AID PACKAGE TO U.S. AUTO INDUSTRY
BALTIMORE, Md., Nov. 21 -- The Maryland Attorney General issued the following news release: Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler joined with several other Attorneys General urging Congress to include greenhouse gas legislation with any relief package as both houses meet in Washington D.C. this week to decide whether to give the ailing U.S. automobile industry financial aid. "In Maryland, our Clean Cars Act recognizes that cleaner, more fuel-efficient cars are one way we can protect our envi  more

Massive Brain Imaging Project Awarded Keck Foundation Grant
STANFORD, Calif., Feb. 4 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: Tantalizing treasures of neural knowledge that lie deep in the brain of the common fruit fly are one step closer to being laid bare, now that a team of six Stanford researchers has been awarded a $1.3 million medical research grant by the W. M. Keck Foundation. The project being funded, massively parallel brain imaging, is a cross-disciplinary effort led by Mark Schnitzer, assistant professor of biology and   more

MAYOR BLOOMBERG, COLUMBUS MAYOR COLEMAN ANNOUNCE FRIENDLY WAGER ON MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER CUP CHAMPIONSHIP
NEW YORK, Nov. 22 -- The office of the New York City Mayor issued the following press release: Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Columbus, Ohio Mayor Michael B. Coleman today placed a friendly wager on the outcome of Sunday's Major League Soccer Cup Championship Final between the New York Red Bulls and the Columbus Crew. The match will take place at 3 p.m. ET Sunday at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. The winner will be the 2008 MLS champion. If the Red Bulls win, Mayor Coleman wi  more

MAYORS REED AIM TO MAKE BAY AREA ELECTRIC VEHICLE CAPITAL OF U.S.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The office of the San Jose Mayor issued the following news release: Today, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums announced a nine-step policy plan for transforming the Bay Area into the "Electric Vehicle (EV) Capital of the U.S." In conjunction with the news, Better Place, a global electric transportation company, announced that it would enter the U.S. market with California as its first state, beginning in t  more

MCKENNA NAMED PAC-10 WOMEN'S TENNIS PLAYER OF WEEK
TEMPE, Ariz., April 1 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: Arizona Stae freshman Kelcy McKenna has been named Pac-10 Women's Tennis Player of the Week for Mar. 24-30, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today. McKenna won both of her singles matches in the No. 2 position against No. 7 California and No. 5 Stanford without losing a set. She beat No. 20 Jessica Nguyen of Stanford, 6-4, 6-4, to help her team defeat the Cardinal for the first time in 24 years. The fres  more

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR LATE PITT PROFESSOR KEIKO MCDONALD TO BE HELD OCT. 1 AT HEINZ CHAPEL
PITTSBURG, Pa., Sept. 22 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: A memorial service for the late Keiko I. McDonald, author and University of Pittsburgh professor of Japanese literature and cinema, will be held at 3 p.m. Oct. 1 in Heinz Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. McDonald, an avid angler, passed away Sept. 14 as a result of injuries suffered from a fall while fishing. "The University of Pittsburgh and the greater intellectual community have los  more

MEMORIAL, PROCLAMATION HONOR CAL'S FIRST BLACK GRADUATE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: A little more than a year after dedicating a residence hall in memory of the University's first African-American graduate, Cal U President Angelo Armenti, Jr. proclaimed Oct. 9 as Jennie Carter Day and unveiled a permanent marker to be placed on her grave. Elizabeth Jennie Adams Carter, who graduated from the university in 1881, went on to a short but distinguished career as an educator and  more

MEN'S GOLF CLOSING IN ON SIXTH STRAIGHT NCAA APPEARANCE
TEMPE, Ariz., May 17 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: Pac-10 Champion Arizona State appears to have secured its sixth straight NCAA Championship appearance at the NCAA Men's Golf West Regional held in Bremerton, Wash., at the Gold Mountain Golf Course. ASU finished at 21-over 885 (304-285-296), which has it at eighth place after the morning round of competition. Final results can be found at the link above. ASU was the only team in the top eight that did not hav  more

MEN'S HOOPS CLOSES SEASON WITH DUCKS, BEAVERS
TEMPE, Ariz., March 3 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: SUN DEVIL DATA: The Arizona State's men's hoops team, 18-10 and 8-8 in the Pac-10 under second-year coach Herb Sendek, closes the regular season at the Oregon Ducks on Thursday (March 6) at 5:30 p.m. PT and then travels to Corvallis to take on the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday (March 8) at 2:30 p.m. PT. FSN Arizona will pick up the OSU Saturday game and the Oregon Sports Network will carry the Thursday ma  more

MEN'S HOOPS GAME NOTES FOR XAVIER CONTEST DEC. 15
TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 12 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: SUN DEVIL DATA The Arizona State's men's hoops team, under second-year coach Herb Sendek, plays host to No. 17 Xavier (7-1) on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. MT on FSN and KTAR 620 AM in Phoenix. ASU has been starting three freshmen as its roster has an interesting mix. It includes two McDonald's All-Americans making their Sun Devil debuts this year, one senior, five freshmen, three sophomores who played 87  more

MEN'S HOOPS NOTES FOR WASHINGTON GAME TOMORROW
TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 22 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: SUN DEVIL DATA: The Arizona State's men's hoops team, 16-9 and 6-7 in the Pac-10 under second-year coach Herb Sendek, travels across the Evergreen State to take on the Washington Huskies on Saturday (Feb. 23). ASU, picked to finish ninth in the Pac-10 preseason media poll, is 18-12 in its past 30 games after starting last year 6-19. ASU fell to #17 Washington State on Thursday 59-47, as ASU cut a WSU lead to  more

MEN'S HOOPS QUICK NOTES FOR UCLA, USC GAMES
TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 24 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: RECAP: After being picked to finish ninth in the Pac-10 preseason poll and going 8-22 and 2-16 in league play a year ago, Coach Sendek's Sun Devils have clinched a winning season with its 17-9 overall record and four freshmen making 73 total starts. Freshmen have played more than 44 percent of the minutes this year for ASU. SOLID RPI NOTE: The Sun Devils are just one of five teams with four wins over top  more

MEN'S HOOPS TAKES ON SALUKIS
TEMPE, Ariz., March 20 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: SUN DEVIL DATA: The Arizona State's men's hoops team, 20-12 and 9-9 in the Pac-10 under second-year coach Herb Sendek, continues its season with a chance to become the nation's most improved team from one year ago as it hosts Southern Illinois Thursday at 9 p.m. PT/MST on ESPN2. ASU has won 20 games for just the fourth time in 27 years as the Sun Devils (picked to finish ninth in the Pac-10 preseason media   more

Men's Soccer to Host Holy Names in Opening Round
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 19 -- Westmont College issued the following news release: After winning the Golden State Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Championship on Monday with a 2-0 victory over #5 Azusa Pacific, the twenty-fourth ranked Warriors of Westmont have turned their attention to the 2008 NAIA Men's Soccer National Championship Opening Round. The Warriors (10-6-2) will host Bay Area school Holy Names on Saturday in a seven o'clock game at UC Santa Barbara's Harder Stadium. Westm  more

MEN'S TENNIS BEGINS QUEST FOR EIGHTH CROWN
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Jan. 30 -- Auburn University at Montgomery issued the following news release: The Auburn University at Montgomery men's tennis team will open up the 2008 season on Friday, Feb. 1, when they travel to Rock Hill, South Carolina, to play NCAA Division I member, Winthrop University at noon. They will follow that up with a meeting at NCAA Division II member Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina on Saturday, Feb. 2 at noon. The Senators are coming off a season which sa  more

MEN'S TENNIS DOWNS CALIFORNIA BAPTIST
MONTGOMERY, Ala., March 20 -- Auburn University at Montgomery issued the following news release: California Baptist came into Montgomery with the first top-10 ranking in the history of the second-year program. They were ranked seventh in the latest NAIA Top-25 ratings and had a 9-2 record. They gave the Senators a tough match, but the Senators prevailed 8-1. In doubles play AUM won two of the three matches, with CBU's top doubles team of Alessandro Ventre and Carlos Cime-Lima defeating Vic  more

MEN'S TENNIS HEADS TO OJAI, CA, PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS
TEMPE, Ariz., April 22 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: This Week After finishing off the dual match season with a win over rival Arizona, the No. 21 Arizona State men's tennis team will head to the Pac-10 Championships in Ojai, Calif. The Sun Devils finished the regular season with a 15-4 overall record and 3-4 conference record. With a .789 winning percentage, this is the Sun Devils best dual season since the 1978 season when the Sun Devils finished 27-3.   more

MEN'S TENNIS HOSTS PAC-10 FOES USC & UCLA
TEMPE, Ariz., April 8 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: This Week The No. 18 Arizona State men's tennis team has a big weekend ahead of them as they host No. 5 UCLA and No. 6 USC. Friday's match against the Trojans begins at 1:30 p.m. while Saturday's action against the Bruins will begin at 1 p.m. Both matches will take place at the ASU Whiteman Tennis Center. The Bruins are 17-1 while USC is 17-3. The Sun Devils are 14-2 and prior to their dual match winning   more

MEN'S TENNIS OFF TO NORTH CAROLINA
TEMPE, Ariz., May 6 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: This Week The Arizona State men's tennis team will make its 19th postseason appearance on May 10th. The Sun Devils will take on No. 43 Duke in the NCAA Regional hosted by the University of North Carolina. The Sun Devils last trip to the postseason was in 2004 when the Sun Devils made it to the second round before falling to Illinois. Sun Devils in the Rankings Currently No. 23 in the nation, the Sun Dev  more

MEN'S TENNIS SET TO HOST ARIZONA
TEMPE, Ariz., April 16 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: This Week The No. 21 Arizona State men's tennis team will cap the regular season with a classic Duel in the Desert match against rival No. 62 Arizona this Saturday at noon at the ASU Whiteman Tennis Center. The Sun Devils are 14-4 with a 2-4 conference record. Arizona is currently 11-10 overall and 1-5 in the Pac-10. Arizona senior Claudio Christen is ranked 83rd nationally. Sun Devils in the Rankings  more

MEYER APPOINTED TO STATE BOARD OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 28 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Dr. Linda Platt Meyer, a Cal U associate professor in the department of health science and sport studies, has been appointed to the State Board of Osteopathic Medicine. The Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs provides administrative and legal support to 27 professional and occupational licensing boards and commissions throughout the Commonwealth. Professional licensing protects   more

MICHIGAN RANKS SECOND IN U.S. FOR ONLINE LEARNING
LANSING, Mich., Nov. 18 -- The superintendent of the Michigan Department of Education issued the following news release: Two years after Michigan gained national attention as the first state in the nation to require online learning as a requirement for high school graduation, the state now is being recognized as second in the nation for its online learning policy and practice. "In a world that demands knowledge workers, we are giving our students and our state a competitive advantage when   more

MIDWEEK MATCHUP: BASEBALL TRAVELS TO NO. 12 CALIFORNIA
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 17 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: MIDWEEK MATCHUP: HORNETS TRAVEL TO NO. 12 CALIFORNIA The Hornets will look to rebound from a three-game skid as they travel to take on No. 12 California at Evans Diamond on March 18. The Bears come into the contest following a weekend that saw them defeat Loyola Marymount three times in a four game set. The biggest win for the Bears on the weekend saw the Bears score 21 runs, defea  more

MILCHOVICH SAVORS TRIP TO CAPITOL
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 10 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: A gentleman waiting for his lady to prepare herself before going out is an inevitable but often necessary occurrence. For Cal U graduate student Michael Milchovich '01, this ritual ultimately won him a trip to the Nation's Capitol where he spent an entire day with Congressman John P. Murtha (D-12th District) and his staff. Also a civics and history teacher at Waynesburg Central High School  more

MODESTO CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 5 MEETING
MODESTO, Calif., Nov. 5 -- The city of Modesto issued the following meeting agenda: Wednesday November 05, 2008, at 5:30 p.m. Roll Call - Councilmembers Hawn, Keating, Lopez, Marsh, O'Bryant, Olsen, Mayor Ridenour Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag Invocation: Wayne Bridegroom, Central Baptist Church City Clerk's Announcements Declaration of Conflicts of Interest Reports from Closed Session ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS 1.Presentation of Proclamation to Modesto Po  more

MONONGAHELA VALLEY HOSPITAL RECEIVES CAL U'S CORPORATE CORE VALUES AWARD
CALIFORNIA, Pa., June 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Lauded for symbolizing the highest standards of integrity, civility and responsibility, Monongahela Valley Hospital is the second recipient of California University of Pennsylvania's Corporate Core Values Award. Cal U President Dr. Angelo Armenti, Jr. presented the award to Louis J. Panza Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of the hospital, in special ceremonies in the Booker Great R  more

More than Half of All National Commercial Printing Sales Concentrated in Only Nine States. Printing Key to Local Economies, According to NAPL's State of the Industry Report, 7th Edition
PARAMUS, N.J., Nov. 4 -- The National Association for Printing Leadership issued the following news release: Despite difficult economic conditions, the commercial printing industry is a key contributor to many local economies, according to the recently released NAPL State of the Industry Report, 7th edition. The industry is paradoxically geographically dispersed and geographically concentrated at the same time, according to the latest research from NAPL (www.napl.org). The industry, which inc  more

MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNUS STIVERS NAMED PROVOST AT GRAND VIEW COLLEGE
MOREHEAD, Ky., Feb. 22 -- Morehead State University issued the following news release: Morehead State University alumnus Dr. Mary Elizabeth Stivers has been named as the next provost and vice president for academic affairs at Grand View College in Des Moines, Iowa, effective July 1. She will succeed Dr. Ronald Taylor, who will retire. Dr. Stivers has been associate vice president for academic resources at California State University, San Marcos, since 1998; there, she has been involved   more

MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TO PRESENT 'REFLECTIONS: A DANCE CONCERT'
MOREHEAD, Ky., April 4 -- Morehead State University issued the following news release: Morehead State University students will celebrate music and motion as they present "Reflections: A Dance Concert," Thursday through Sunday, April 10-13. Choreographed by Ashley L. Suttlar Martin, assistant professor of dance, the third annual dance concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m. each evening in the Lucille Little Theatre within Breckinridge Hall. In addition to Martin's works, the choreography  more

MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY'S DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH, INTEGRITY AND COMPLIANCE, HARR RECEIVES CERTIFICATION FROM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS MANAGERS
MOREHEAD, Ky., May 14 -- Morehead State University issued the following news release: Shannon Harr, Morehead State University's director of research, integrity and compliance, recently received professional certification from NAIM (National Association of Institutional Review Boards Managers). "Obtaining CIM (Certified IRB Manager) status is really a feather in the cap for MSU's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. It demonstrates to agencies providing MSU with extramural funding tha  more

Morningside College Reports Enrollment Increase For Fall 2008
SIOUX CITY, Iowa, Sept. 8 -- Morningside College issued the following news release: Morningside College has reported its seventh consecutive year of increases in total enrollment, with 1,906 full- and part-time students enrolled for the fall 2008 semester. Last year, Morningside reported a total enrollment of 1,798 for the fall 2007 semester. This year's fall enrollment breaks down to 1,159 full-time students and 747 part-time students. Morningside enrolled a freshman class of 302 new s  more

MOUNTAIN VIEW POLICE DEPARTMENT ENFORCING SEAT BELTS DURING HOLIDAYS
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The Mountain View Police Department issued the following news release: The Mountain View Police Department, in an effort to help bring everyone home safe for the holidays, will be aggressively enforcing the state's seat belt and child safety seat laws during a Click It or Ticket mobilization, taking place November 17-30. The campaign relies on heavy enforcement and public education as a means to help reduce deaths and injuries on California's roadways. Califo  more

MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOME EQUITY LINE OF CREDIT, IDENTITY THEFT AND COMPUTER INTRUSION RING BUSTED
NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 24 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section issued the following press release: Law enforcement personnel in three states arrested four men this morning who are charged with engaging in an international conspiracy to deplete millions of dollars from U.S. victims' home equity lines of credit using personal information obtained through identity theft and unauthorized computer access, U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Christie announced.   more

MURDERED TERRYVILLE WOMAN'S FAMILY, FRIENDS TESTIFY ON BILL TO PROTECT FAMILY VIOLENCE VICTIMS
HARTFORD, Conn., March 10 -- Connecticut State Rep. William A. Hamzy, R-78th District, issued the following news release: Family members, in-laws and friends of Jennifer Magnano of Terryville, who was murdered by her husband last August, testified today in favor of a bill that would allow family violence victims who fear for their safety to offer court testimony via teleconference rather than being forced to appear in person. The legislation (House Bill 5875) which was developed by state R  more

MURRIETA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 21 MEETING
MURRIETA, Calif., Oct. 21 -- The Murrieta City Council issued the following meeting minutes: OCTOBER 21, 2008 5:00 PM WORKSHOP 6:00 PM REGULAR MEETING CLOSED SESSION CS1. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation, Glen Eichler, Inc. vs. City of Murrieta, Case No. OC 30-2008-00108703 (G.C. 54956.9a) CS2. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation, Pacific Horizon Financial, Inc., et al. vs. City of Murrieta, Case No. RIC 503225 (G.C. 54956.9a) (Warm Springs To  more

MURRIETA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 16 MEETING
MURRIETA, Calif., Sept. 16 -- The Murrieta City Council issued the following meeting minutes: SEPTEMBER 16, 2008 5:00 PM WORKSHOP 6:00 PM REGULAR MEETING CLOSED SESSION CS1.Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation, Pacific Horizon Financial, Inc., et al. vs. City of Murrieta, Case No. RIC 503225 (G.C. 54956.9a) (Warm Springs Townhomes) CS2.Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation, Pederson v. City of Murrieta, et al., Case No. RIC 456132 (G.C. 54956.9a)   more

NATIONAL BIRTH DEFECTS PREVENTION STUDY SHOWS ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY IS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED RISK OF CERTAIN BIRTH DEFECTS
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Centers for Disease Control & Prevention issued the following press release: Infants conceived with Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) are two to four times more likely to have certain types of birth defects than children conceived naturally, according to a study by the CDC. The report, Assisted Reproductive Technology and Major Structural Birth Defects, United States, was released in the journal Human Reproduction  more

NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM'S NEW EXHIBITION EMPHASIZES BIG PICTURE OF GREEN MOVEMENT
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 6 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Green Community is the first major exhibition in the United States to explore the complex process of creating and sustaining healthy communities. Created by the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., Green Community features the new state-of-the-art residence halls at California University of Pennsylvania as an example of using geothermal technology to harness energy. Geothermal techn  more

NATIONAL EXPERTS TO DISCUSS ELECTION OUTCOMES AT CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 28 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Just six days after American voters choose their next president, a panel of national experts will hold an Election Analysis Forum at California University of Pennsylvania. The forum is set for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, in the Performance Center in the Natali Student Center on campus. The Cal U community and general public are invited to attend this timely event. Admission is free. "Two out  more

NATIONAL HISTORY DAY AT CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
CALIFORNIA, Pa., May 2 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Education and History intersected when eighth grade students from Belle Vernon's Bellmar Middle School (BMS) and Charleroi Area Middle School (CMS) recently competed in the first-ever, Cal U-sponsored National History Day (NHD) competition. Thirty-one students from Bellmar and five students from Charleroi entered the pilot program contest, which was modeled after the acclaimed National History D  more

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION HONORS MATH PROFESSOR
CARBONDALE, Ill., March 13 -- Southern Illinois University issued the following news release: A national mathematics organization has honored a professor at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for his achievements as a scholar. The Mathematical Association of America recently named Salah E. A. Mohammed as this year's David Blackwell Lecturer for the group's annual event. Mohammed is a professor and distinguished scholar in the Department of Mathematics in the College of Science. Moh  more

NAWM Celebrates Alumni Chapel
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 4 -- Wabash College issued the following news release: On a gorgeous, crisp, blue-sky autumn morning on the campus of Wabash College, the National Association of Wabash Men honored its own and welcomed two new members to the alumni ranks. A large crowd filled the Pioneer Chapel for the 2008 Homecoming Alumni Chapel, which honors the spirit of the late Barney Hollett '36. See photos of the Homecoming Alumni Chapel here. NAWM President Jim Dimos served as mas  more

NEED ANSWERS? ASK A MENTOR
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Put yourself in this situation: It's your first day of college. You're on your way to class, but you have no idea where Watkins Hall is located. You want to ask for help, but you're too afraid. What should you do? Karen Posa has the answer. Posa directs the Cal U Mentoring Program, which has become a model and a resource for universities throughout western Pennsylvania and across the g  more

NEMETH DELVES INTO AQUINAS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Aug. 12 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Dr. Charles P. Nemeth, director of Graduate Legal Studies at Cal U and the University's Institute for Law and Public Policy, takes a look at St. Thomas Aquinas' views on crime and criminal conduct in "Aquinas on Crime" (St. Augustine's Press, 2008). Nemeth has published a number of books and articles on the law. His latest work focuses on Aquinas' "crimes code," examining how the Christian   more

NEURODEGENERATIVE DISORDERS ARE TWO RESEARCHER'S TARGETS
FULLERTON, Calif., Nov. 18 -- California State University Fullerton issued the following press release: What: "The Power of Stem Cells: Can They Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases?" an address by Nilay Patel, Cal State Fullerton assistant professor of biological science, and Philip Schwartz, founder of the Children's Hospital of Orange County National Human Neural Stem Cell Recourse, will be presented Thursday, Nov. 20, as part of CSUF's College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Colleagues Co  more

NEW BOOK ON POLK
PINEVILLE, N.C., March 27 -- The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources issued the following news release: Though time may have obscured James K. Polk's accomplishments as president, historian Walter Borneman gives him a new lease on life in his book "Polk: The Man who Transformed the Presidency and America," which the writer will discuss Thursday, April 10 at President James K. Polk State Historic Site, the former Polk family farm in Pineville. From 7-8 p.m., Borneman will trace the  more

NEW COACH UPBEAT WITH FRESH TALENT
ATLANTA, Aug. 19 -- University System of Georgia of Georgia Perimeter College issued the following news release: Name tags might be in order when the curtain parts this season on the Georgia Perimeter College women's soccer team. Not only are just two of last year's 15 players back onboard, but the Lady Jaguars also have crowned a new head coach. Bruno Kalonji, a three-season assistant, was promoted to replace Jessica Wheeler, who moved to California. Kalonji, 27, is a native of Zaire who   more

New Dean Named for College of Arts and Sciences
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Jan. 4 -- Fairfield University has issued the following news release: Robbin Crabtree, professor of communication and director of the Office of Service Learning at Fairfield University, has been named Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University. Professor Crabtree came to Fairfield in 2001 from New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, where she was an associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies. She was chair of the Department  more

NEW ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE COORDINATOR KIM JOINS STAFF AT UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA CROOKSTON
CROOKSTON, Minn., Sept. 23 -- University of Minnesota Crookston issued the following news release: Coordination of the English as a Second Language (ESL) program at the University of Minnesota, Crookston will be led by Ki-tae Kim, Ph.D. The ESL program currently has some 30 international students learning English in preparation to enroll in degree programs. Responsible for the coordination of the work of ESL faculty, Kim will also evaluate students, develop courses and provide leadership f  more

NEW FACES: UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTORS
BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 24 -- The University of Idaho issued the following news release: The University of Idaho Foundation has four new members of its Board of Directors: Mark L. Hedge, Las Vegas, Nev.; Peggy Jo Jones, Boise; Dayaldas T. Meshri, Tulsa, Okla.; and Michael W. Sullivan, Boise. They will serve terms of three years. The foundation also elected Frances T. Ellsworth of Boise to serve as chairman of the board; Jeffrey L. Stoddard of Laguna Niguel, Calif., as vice chairman; Bryan S. N  more

NEW HOURS FOR HELP DESK BEGIN NOV. 16
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 16 -- California State University Fresno issued the following press release: In an effort to reduce costs and improve services, the Help Desk at Fresno State is changing its hours of operation. Customers should experience less wait time for support from the Help Desk when the change takes effect. Starting Sunday, Nov.16, the new Help Desk hours will be 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The change is based on analysi  more

NEW PASSHE CHANCELLOR VISITS CAL U CAMPUS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 8 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: In only his eighth week as the Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Dr. John C. Cavanaugh visited the Cal U campus on Aug. 27. The visit was his fourth stop on a tour of all 14 PASSHE schools. "We at the Dixon University Center are here to help provide support services for the 14 universities, Cal being one of them," he told an audience of faculty and staff at  more

NEW RESEARCH CONFIRMS CONNECTION BETWEEN JOB LOSS, POOR HEALTH
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 20 -- The University of Michigan issued the following news release: Employees who lose their jobs because of their health suffer more significant depression and detrimental health outcomes than people who lose their jobs for non-health reasons, new research shows. The study also suggests that people who are reemployed quickly have better health outcomes than those who remain unemployed. It's not clear how many people involuntarily lose their jobs for health-relate  more

NEW UCR PROGRAM PUTS EXECUTIVES ON FAST TRACK TO THE TOP
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The University of California at Riverside issued the following press release: The fast track to upper management has gotten a bit faster with a new Executive MBA program being offered by UCR's A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management. Classes, held on Fridays and Saturdays at UCR's Palm Desert Graduate Center, accommodate the work schedules of executives as they develop their career path and allow them to earn a degree in 22 months. The new Executive MBA  more

NEW WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HEAD COACH INTRODUCED
CALIFORNIA, Pa., May 6 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: On Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at 11:30 a.m., Cal U President Angelo Armenti, Jr. will introduce Cal U's new women's basketball head coach Heather Kearney to the media. This event will take place in the Booker Great Room, located on the first floor of the Kara Alumni House at the beginning of the Cal U campus. Following remarks by Cal U Athletic Director Dr. Tom Pucci, President Armenti and Coach Ke  more

NEW YORK STATE SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER REACCREDITED: STATEN ISLANDER RETURNS HOME TO INVEST $1.3 MILLION INTO LOCAL ECONOMY
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 29 -- The City University of New York's Medgar Evers College issued the following news release: The New York State Small Business Development Center (NYS SBDC) has received accreditation without conditions from the national Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC), under U.S. Congressional sanction, for the next four years. The latest affirmation from the ASBDC comes after a lengthy state-wide self-study and the development of a strategic plan that add  more

NEWLY-DISCOVERED FOSSIL FISH NAMED FOR ULM PROFESSOR AND GEOLOGIST
MONROE, La., Nov. 13 -- The University of Louisiana at Monroe issued the following news release: Most scientists recall pivotal moments in their professional lives, but perhaps no moment is as meaningful as when a scientist realizes his or her name is forever linked with a new discovery. Stringer Such was the case with Dr. Gary L. Stringer, when colleagues in California named a 20-million year-old fossil fish for him. Paleontologists Gary Takeuchi and Richard Huddleston of th  more

NO. 18/19 ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FACES FRESNO STATE ON MONDAY MORNING
TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 16 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The No. 18/19 Arizona State women's basketball team (5-4) begins a four-game homestand on Monday morning (11 a.m.) when it hosts Fresno State (2-7) at Wells Fargo Arena. Monday's game is being billed as "Sparky's Kids to College Field Trip Presented by Wells Fargo," as several thousand children from elementary schools around the Valley will be attending the game. The purpose of the "Field Trip" is to exp  more

NO. 18/19 ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYS AT TEXAS TECH ON THURSDAY NIGHT
TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 13 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: UP NEXT For the first time in more than a month the No. 18/19 Arizona State women's basketball team will play an official `road' game when it travels to Lubbock, Texas, to take on the Texas Tech Lady Raiders on Thursday. Game time is set for 7 p.m. CT from United Spirit Arena. The Sun Devils are coming off an impressive 77-56 win over UC Davis on Sunday in which they shot 55.6 from the field and had   more

NO. 3 LADY BOBCAT SOFTBALL CONTINUES TO 11-0 RUN
FLORENCE, S.C., March 8 -- Georgia College & State University issued the following news release: A Mandy Chandler (Covington, Ga.) no-hitter highlighted the day, as No. 3 Georgia College & State University softball (21-3) continued to an 11-game win streak taking three games today (March 8) at the Patriot Invitational. The Lady Bobcats beat California (Pa.) University 2-0, topped Queens (N.C.) University 6-1 and beat Catawba College 8-2. In game one of the day, Lady 'Cat pitcher Chandler t  more

NOAA'S FISHERIES SERVICE RELEASES ADDITIONAL $70 MILLION IN DISASTER AID TO WEST COAST SALMON FISHING INDUSTRY
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration issued the following press release: NOAA's Fisheries Service announced today it is making an additional $70 million in disaster-relief aid available to West Coast salmon fishermen, completing a financial-assistance package announced in September, when the agency released $100 million in disaster assistance. The agency will provide the money to the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commissio  more

NON-CITIZENS MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR DISASTER RECOVERY AID
PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following press release: People who are not U.S. citizens may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to recover from the California wildfires this month. Non-citizens who are "qualified aliens" are eligible for FEMA assistance. That includes those who have a legal permanent resident card ("green card") a  more

NOTED LINGUIST GEORGE LAKOFF TO BE FEATURED SPEAKER AT UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH LAW SCHOOL SEMINAR FEB. 8
PITTSBURG, Pa., Feb. 1 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: Noted linguist George Lakoff, professor at the University of California, Berkeley, will give the keynote lecture during a University of Pittsburgh School of Law seminar from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Barco Law Building's Teplitz Memorial Courtroom, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Lakoff's presentation will take place from noon to 1:15 p.m. and is titled "The 21st-Century Brain: Why It Matters for the   more

NSF PRIORITY AREA AWARDS $28 MILLION IN NEW GRANTS AND ENDS ITS RUN
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- The National Science Foundation issued the following press release: The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded 37 new grants totaling $28.3 million to researchers engaged in interdisciplinary projects concerning human and social dynamics. These are the last awards that will be granted by NSF's Human and Social Dynamics (HSD) priority area, whose five-year run ends having awarded more than 400 research grants totaling about $166 million. "NSF's HSD program  more

OAKLAND BOARD OF PORT COMMISSIONERS ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 19 MEETING
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners issued the following meeting documents: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 2:00 P.M. Roll Call (2:00 p.m.) Commissioner Batarse, Second Vice-President Gordon, Commissioner Katzoff, Commissioner McClure, Commissioner Scates, First Vice-President Uno and President Ayers-Johnson. Closed Session CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION. Pursuant to Subdivision (a) of Section 54956.9. Names of cases: Colton L  more

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY LEADER ON CAMPUS
FINDLAY, Ohio, Feb. 21 -- University of Findlay issued the following news release: The University of Findlay's occupational therapy program will hold its fourth annual Evening with a Leader in Occupational Therapy Thursday, Feb. 28, and Friday, Feb. 29. This continuing education program is free to those who attend. The event will feature keynote speaker Florence Clark, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, past recipient of the Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship and charter member of the Academy of Research  more

OCTOBER PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS NAMED BY SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PARK SERVICE
COLUMBIA, S.C., Nov. 21 -- The South Carolina Department Parks, Recreation and Tourism issued the following news release: Photographers from Clover, Rock Hill, Myrtle Beach and California were monthly winners for October during the year-long photo contest the S.C. State Park Service is sponsoring in celebration of the parks' 75th anniversary. The winners were Ken DeCamp of Shasta Lake, Calif., in the professional category for his photo of rain drops on a spider web at Devils Fork State Par  more

ON MISSION DAY, CAL U PONDERS ITS FUTURE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 27 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University's 10th annual Mission Day showcased the University's determination to prosper even in the most difficult economic times. "Declining Public Support for Public Higher Education in Pennsylvania" was the theme for the daylong series of talks and workshops, as well as the topic of the keynote address by Cal U President Angelo Armenti, Jr. Dr. Armenti has presented the ta  more

ON TO SEMI-FINALS, WARHAWKS DEFEAT WABASH
WHITEWATER, Wis., Dec. 1 -- The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater issued the following news release: Warhawk fans are invited to the Coulthart Family Pavilion, next to the stadium, for free food and beverages beginning at 10:00 a.m. Join us at Perkins Stadium Saturday as UW-W plays for a berth in the Division III championship game, the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl in Salem, Virginia December 15. Tickets: $10 adults and $4 for senior citizens and students, are on sale at the UW-Whitewater ticke  more

ONE CLASS, TWO UNIVERSITIES: INTERNET VIDEO LINKS STUDENTS AT UCSB, JACKSON STATE
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The University of California at Santa Barbara issued the following press release: When Guillermo Bazan asks students in his Organic Semiconductors Structures and Applications class at UC Santa Barbara a question, he usually gets an answer right away. The response, however, might come from someone in a room almost 2,000 miles from Santa Barbara. Bazan, a professor of materials, and of chemistry and biochemistry, teaches the graduate course in a high-tech cl  more

ONE PHONE NUMBER TO REGISTER, GET INFORMATION
PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following press release: California residents in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Santa Barbara counties who suffered wildfire damages to their residences can register for federal and state disaster assistance and get claims help with the same toll-free number: 1-800-621-3362 (FEMA) (TTY 800-462-7585). People living in the four counties can apply for aid from the Federal  more

ONE SMART CLASSROOM' BUILT FOR TEACHING, LEARNING
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 7 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University dedicated a state-of-the-art classroom in the Keystone Education Center Oct. 30 with a "virtual ribbon cutting" devoid of the usual red ribbon and scissors. In the renovated "smart" classroom, Keystone, 205, President Angelo Armenti, Jr. clicked a computer mouse to start a brief animation designed by Cal U student Ryan Terrell, under the guidance of computer support spe  more

ONLINE PROGRAM TRAVELS TO TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 25 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's commitment to offering its educational opportunities to a worldwide student body is being noticed. One of the new students this spring in the tourism planning and development online master's degree program is Melba Dedier, who is the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Tourism for Trinidad and Tobago. "We have targeted a specific type of profess  more

OPENINGS AVAILABLE FOR CAL U'S 2008 HOMECOMING PARADE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University's 2008 Homecoming Day will take place on Saturday, October 11 with a full week of activities beginning Oct. 6. One of many outstanding traditions during this festive autumn event is the annual Homecoming Parade that will take place at noon on Oct. 11. There are still openings available for any pageant winners, marching bands (high school or junior/middle school), pe  more

OPERATION BACKFIRE PRESS CONFERENCE
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Federal Bureau of Investigation issued the text of the following speech: I want to thank my ATF colleague, Deputy Assistant Director Bill McMahon, for joining me today. Today, we are asking the public's assistance to locate and apprehend four domestic terrorism fugitives associated with Operation Backfire. From 1996 to 2001, these individuals participated in a cell of approximately 20 individuals also known as "The Family." They cond  more

OXNARD PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 19 MEETING
OXNARD, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The Oxnard Parks and Recreation Commission issued the following meeting agenda: November 19, 2008 A. ROLL CALL/POSTING OF THE AGENDA B. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. Approval of the Minutes of October 22, 2008, regular meeting. C. PUBLIC COMMENTS At a special meeting a person may address a commission only on matters on the agenda. A person may speak a maximum of three (3) minutes. The period for public comments shall not exceed fifteen (15) minutes. The Chairpe  more

PAC-10 ADOPTS DIVERSITY INITIATIVES
TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 20 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The Pacific-10 Conference has adopted a recommended policy for its member institutions to include ethnic minorities and females in searches to hire coaches and administrators and has approved annual funding for participation in several quality leadership development programs for current ethnic minority males and female athletic administrators. In addition to approving the annual funding for those programs  more

PAIR OF HOME RUNS BY OBERLIN LEAD BASEBALL TO DOUBLEHEADER SWEEP OVER HAWAII-HILO
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 19 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Senior Wes Oberlin collected a pair of home runs on the day, as the Sacramento State Hornets swept a doubleheader over Hawai'i-Hilo on Saturday, April 19 at Hornet Field. The Hornets defeated the Vulcans 6-5 in game one, which was a scheduled seven-inning affair, and took home an 11-1 victory in game two, which also went seven-innings due to the ten-run rule. With the victories, Sa  more

PALMDALE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 5 REGULAR MEETING
PALMDALE, Calif., Nov. 5 -- The Palmdale City Council issued the following meeting agenda: NOVEMBER 05, 2008 4:30 P.M. 1. CC & CRA CALL TO ORDER. 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND MOMENT OF SILENCE IN HONOR OF OUR TROOPS. 3. CC & CRA ROLL CALL: MAYOR / CHAIR LEDFORD, COUNCILMEMBERS / MEMBERS LACKEY, KNIGHT, HOFBAUER, AND DISPENZA 4. CC PRESENTATION: 4.1 Presentations by Mayor Ledford and Captain Denham of Certificates of Recognition to Community Service Officer David Ortiz. 4.2  more

PALMDALE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 15 SPECIAL MEETING
PALMDALE, Calif., Oct. 15 -- The Palmdale City Council issued the following meeting agenda: OCTOBER 15, 2008 6:00 P.M. 1. CC, CRA, & PCA CALL TO ORDER. 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND MOMENT OF SILENCE IN HONOR OF OUR TROOPS. 3. CC, CRA, & PCA ROLL CALL: MAYOR / CHAIR LEDFORD, COUNCILMEMBERS / MEMBERS / DIRECTORS LACKEY, KNIGHT, HOFBAUER, AND DISPENZA 4. PRESENTATION: 4.1 Presentation by Mayor Ledford of a Commendation to Senior Permit Technician Barbara McElroy as Palmdale's   more

PALMDALE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF NOV. 5 MEETING
PALMDALE, Calif., Nov. 5 -- The Palmdale City Council issued the following meeting minutes: NOVEMBER 05, 2008 1. CC & CRA CALL TO ORDER. Called to order at 6:00 p.m. 2. CC & CRA ROLL CALL: MAYOR / CHAIR LEDFORD, COUNCILMEMBERS / MEMBERS LACKEY, KNIGHT, HOFBAUER, AND DISPENZA PRESENT: Mayor Ledford, Councilmember Lackey, Councilmember Knight, and Councilmember Dispenza. ABSENT: Councilmember Hofbauer. PRESENT: Chair Ledford, Member Lackey, Member Knight, and Member Dispenza. A  more

PALMDALE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF NOV. 5 REGULAR MEETING
PALMDALE, Calif., Nov. 5 -- The Palmdale City Council issued the following meeting minutes: NOVEMBER 05, 2008 1. CC & CRA CALL TO ORDER. Called to order at 7:10 p.m. 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND MOMENT OF SILENCE IN HONOR OF OUR TROOPS. Pledge of allegiance led by Boy Scout Troop 382: Taylor Kramer, Jasun Spriggs, Christopher Estrada, and Danny Alegra and the Law Enforcement Academy from Highland High School. 3. CC & CRA ROLL CALL: MAYOR / CHAIR LEDFORD, COUNCILMEMBERS / MEMBERS  more

PALMDALE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 15 MEETING
PALMDALE, Calif., Oct. 15 -- The Palmdale City Council issued the following meeting minutes: OCTOBER 15, 2008 1. CC & CRA CALL TO ORDER. Called to order at 6:00 p.m. 2. CC & CRA ROLL CALL: MAYOR / CHAIR LEDFORD, COUNCILMEMBERS / MEMBERS LACKEY, KNIGHT, HOFBAUER, AND DISPENZA PRESENT: Mayor Ledford, Councilmember Knight, Councilmember Hofbauer, Councilmember Dispenza ABSENT: Councilmember Lackey PRESENT: Chair Ledford, Member Knight, Member Hofbauer, Member Dispenza ABSENT: Me  more

PALMDALE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 15 MEETING
PALMDALE, Calif., Oct. 15 -- The Palmdale City Council issued the following meeting minutes: OCTOBER 15, 2008 1. CC & CRA CALL TO ORDER. Called to order at 6:00 p.m. 2. CC & CRA ROLL CALL: MAYOR / CHAIR LEDFORD, COUNCILMEMBERS / MEMBERS LACKEY, KNIGHT, HOFBAUER, AND DISPENZA PRESENT: Mayor Ledford, Councilmember Knight, Councilmember Hofbauer, Councilmember Dispenza ABSENT: Councilmember Lackey PRESENT: Chair Ledford, Member Knight, Member Hofbauer, Member Dispenza ABSENT  more

PALMDALE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 15 SPECIAL MEETING
PALMDALE, Calif., Oct. 15 -- The Palmdale City Council issued the following meeting minutes: OCTOBER 15, 2008 1. CC, CRA, & PCA CALL TO ORDER. Called to order at 7:11 p.m. 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND MOMENT OF SILENCE IN HONOR OF OUR TROOPS. Pledge of allegiance led by Highland High School Law Enforcement Color Guard. 3. CC, CRA, & PCA ROLL CALL: MAYOR / CHAIR LEDFORD, COUNCILMEMBERS / MEMBERS / DIRECTORS LACKEY, KNIGHT, HOFBAUER, AND DISPENZA PRESENT: Mayor Ledford, Council  more

PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 17 MEETING
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The Palo Alto City Council issued the following meeting agenda: November 17, 2008 7:00 PM ROLL CALL STUDY SESSION 1. Operational Analysis of the City of Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course CMR 446:08 Attachment CITY MANAGER COMMENTS ORAL COMMUNICATIONS Members of the public may speak to any item not on the agenda; three minutes per speaker. Council reserves the right to limit the duration or Oral Communications period to 30 minutes. CONSENT  more

PALO ALTO DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 20 MEETING
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The Palo Alto Department of Planning and Community Environment issued the following Directors's Hearing agenda: To be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, November 20, 2008 in the Palo Alto City Council Conference Room, Civic Center, 250 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, California. Hearing Officer Julie Caporgno, Chief Planning and Transportation Official, Department of Planning and Community Environment Hearing Procedures Please be advised the normal order of age  more

PALO ALTO PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION ISSUEA AGENDA FOR NOV. 20 SPECIAL MEETING
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The Palo Alto Public Arts Commission issued the following meeting agenda: Thursday, November 20, 2008 6:00 p.m. ROLL CALL ORAL COMMUNICATIONS (Members of the public are invited to address the commission on any subject not on the agenda. A reasonable time restriction may be imposed at the discretion of the Chair.) Materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Public Art Commission after distribution of the agenda packet are available   more

PALO ALTO UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 1 MEETING
PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 1 -- The Palo Alto Utilities Advisory Commission issued the following meeting minutes: MINUTES OF OCTOBER 1, 2008 CALL TO ORDER Vice Chair Melton called to order at 7:00 P.M. the scheduled meeting of the Utilities Advisory Commission (UAC). Present: Commissioners Marilyn Keller, John Melton, Dick Rosenbaum, and Asher Waldfogel Absent: Commissioners Dexter Dawes and Council Member Yiaway Yeh ORAL COMMUNICATIONS NONE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES The mi  more

PALO ALTO UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 3 MEETING
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 3 -- The Palo Alto Utilities Advisory Commission issued the following meeting minutes: MINUTES OF SEPTEMBER 3, 2008 CALL TO ORDER Chair Dawes called to order at 7:00 P.M. the scheduled meeting of the Utilities Advisory Commission (UAC). Present: Commissioners Dexter Dawes, John Melton, Asher Waldfogel and Council Member Yiaway Yeh Absent: Commissioners Marilyn Keller and Dick Rosenbaum ORAL COMMUNICATIONS NONE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES The minute  more

PANEL DISCUSSION INTRODUCES UCSB CAPPS CENTER'S NEW INTERNSHIP AND PUBLIC SERVICE PROGRAM
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The University of California at Santa Barbara issued the following press release: The Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Public Life at UC Santa Barbara has joined with Santa Barbara's Nonprofit Support Center to create a new internship and public service program that will allow 10 UCSB juniors and seniors to combine academic study with involvement in one of the 900 or so nonprofit organizations in the area. To introduce the prog  more

PANUS CO-AUTHORS PHARMACOLOGY/PHYSICAL THERAPY BOOK
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Nov. 10 -- East Tennessee State University issued the following news release: Dr. Peter Panus, associate professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy and adjunct faculty in the department of physical therapy in the College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences at East Tennessee State University, is the co-author of Pharmacology for the Physical Therapist, a new book published by McGraw-Hill. According to Panus, the book is the   more

PARAMOUNT FARMS GIFT TO HELP UC MERCED NURTURE MINDS
MERCED, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The University of California at Merced issued the following press release: Prompted by its commitment to improving educational opportunities for Central Valley students, Paramount Farms donated $250,000 to an endowed scholarship fund at the University of California, Merced. The endowment will provide low-income students from Kern, Kings, Tulare and Fresno Counties with the opportunity to achieve their education goals at UC Merced. "Our friends at Paramount Farms   more

PASSHE GRANT TO BOOST INTERNSHIP NETWORK
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University's internship director, Karen Primm, has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education for "Building an Internship Network at Cal U 2008-2009." Primm said the project aims to generate greater students interest in internships and employer outreach programs, while concentrating on various industry-specific events. This funding also   more

PENSA MAKES PRESENTATION AT LANGUAGE CONFERENCE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 21 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Cal U's Dr. Mariana Pensa assisted with the 21st annual Pennsylvania Foreign Language Conference held recently at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Pensa is an assistant professor of Spanish with Cal U's Modern Languages and Cultures Department. This was the third time she assisted at this event. Pensa also presented an article (original in Spanish) titled "Inmigracin, costumbrismo y c  more

PENSA PRESENTS THEATER PAPER
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 28 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Dr. Mariana Pensa, faculty member in Cal U's Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures, attended the VII Conference/Festival Latin American Theatre Today from March 26-29 at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. Her trip was made possible through grants from Cal U's Faculty Professional Development Center and the Office of Liberal Arts. She presented a paper (original in Spanish) titled "Folkl  more

PENSKE TO DELIVER UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGANCOMMENCEMENT ADDRESS, RECEIVE HONORARY DEGREE
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 24 -- The University of Michigan issued the following news release: Roger Penske, legendary race team leader and automotive industry innovator, will be the speaker at the University of Michigan Winter Commencement. Penske will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the ceremony. Also receiving honorary degrees are artist and author Faith Ringgold, who will receive a Doctor of Fine Arts degree, and poet Anne Stevenson, to be presented with a Doctor of Humane Let  more

PERRY-BURNEY PRESENTS IN SAN FRANCISCO
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Dr. Gwendolyn Perry-Burney, an associate professor in the department of social work, was one of three panelists who discussed their educational experience in Ghana at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, held recently in San Francisco, CA. Perry-Burney's presentation entitled, "Study Abroad: a Model for Preparing Faculty to Conduct International Courses," included f  more

PHEASANT PROGRAM CONTINUES TO FLY HIGH
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: There's no denying the fact that if you want a self-sustaining population of ring-necked pheasants, you need the proper habitat. Secure nesting cover and adequate winter cover are critical. Without the former, hens sitting on nests have a tough time avoiding predators like raccoons and foxes. Without the latter, birds struggle to survive in extreme cold. But there's one other thing you n  more

PHYSICISTS RECEIVE PATENT FOR IMPROVED CANCER THERAPY DEVICE
UPTON, N.Y., Nov. 24 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory issued the following press release: Four physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have been awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,432,516 B2 for the design of a "medical synchrotron" capable of delivering precision doses of proton radiation to cancerous tumors with minimal damage to surrounding healthy tissue. The new device would be more precise and less costly than existing p  more

PIKE RUN FISHING FESTIVAL TRADITION CONTINUES ON APRIL 19
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The 13th annual Pike Run Fishing Festival is set for Saturday, April 19, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rotary Park, located off PA route 88/ third street in California. This event is for boys and girls aged 15 and younger and there is no admission charge. Participants need to bring their own fishing gear and be ready to try to reel in the big one! 
 For this year, the Pike Run Fishing Festiv  more

PITT IS RANKED AMONG TOP 10 U.S. UNIVERSITY RECIPIENTS OF FEDERAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OBLIGATIONS
PITTSBURG, Pa., Oct. 20 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: The University of Pittsburgh is among the top 10 U.S. university recipients of federal science and engineering research and development obligations, according to the National Science Foundation's just-released annual survey, based on figures for fiscal year 2006. The ranking connotes meritorious research undertaken at an institution by tallying the competitive grants and awards faculty researchers have rece  more

PITT LAW PROFESSOR TO DISCUSSES SIGNIFICANCE OF RACE AND NATIONAL ORIGIN IN FOSTER CHILD PLACEMENT
PITTSBURG, Pa., Nov. 20 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: Should ethnicity play a role in determining the placement of children in America's foster care and adoption systems? David Herring, a professor in Pitt's School of Law, will examine the complexities of race and social backgrounds in the nation's child welfare programs during a lecture titled "The Multiethnic Placement Act: Threat to Foster Child Safety and Wellbeing?" from noon to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at Pitt's  more

PITT NAMES INAUGURAL HOLDER OF THE DR. HELEN S. FAISON CHAIR IN URBAN EDUCATION AND FIRST DIRECTOR OF ITS CENTER FOR URBAN EDUCATION
PITTSBURGH, June. 23 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: The University of Pittsburgh School of Education has announced that Louis M. Gomez, Aon Professor of Learning Sciences and Professor of Computer Science at Northwestern University, will be the inaugural holder of the Dr. Helen S. Faison Chair in Urban Education at Pitt and the first director of Pitt's Center for Urban Education. In addition, Gomez, who will join the University in January 2009, will serve as  more

PITT PART OF MULTI-UNIVERSITY PROJECT THAT AIMS TO REDUCE COMPLICATIONS, MULTIPLE SURGERIES WITH BIODEGRADABLE IMPLANTABLE DEVICES
PITTSBURG, Pa., Sept. 4 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: University of Pittsburgh researchers will help lead dozens of engineers and doctors from universities and industries around the world for a five-year, $18.5 million project announced Sept. 4 to develop implantable devices made from biodegradable metals. The devices will be designed to adapt to physical changes in a patient's body and dissolve once they have healed, reducing the follow-up surgeries and poten  more

PITT TO LAUNCH NEW WORLD HISTORY CENTER WITH SPECIAL PROGRAM ON OCT. 16
PITTSBURG, Pa., Oct. 9 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: In recognition of the interconnections of human history, the University of Pittsburgh is opening a new World History Center committed to research, teaching, and international collaboration of the past, with the intention of affecting future global policies and practices. The University's Department of History in the School of Arts and Sciences will host an opening celebration and program to launch Pitt's new  more

PITT'S ANNUAL NORDENBERG LECTURE IN LAW, MEDICINE, AND PSYCHIATRY ON NOV. 20, TO FOCUS ON ISSUES ARISING FROM ADVANCES IN SCIENCE
PITTSBURG, Nov. 13 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: Henry T. "Hank" Greely, Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law in Stanford University Law School, will deliver the annual Mark A. Nordenberg Lecture in Law, Medicine, and Psychiatry at noon Nov. 20 in the University of Pittsburgh Barco Law Building's Teplitz Memorial Courtroom, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Greely specializes in legal and social issues arising from advances in the biosciences and in   more

PITT'S CENTER ON RACE AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS TO HOST SUMMER 2008 INSTITUTES
PITTSBURGH, June 25 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: What is the best social services model for supporting prisoner reintegration into society? What unique problems do Black children with mental health issues face? Is there a racial component to violence among young people? The University of Pittsburgh's Center on Race and Social Problems (CRSP) will tackle these questions in three separate summer institutes from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 9, July 11, and Jul  more

PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA WILL PERFORM OCT. 14 AT CAL U'S STEELE HALL
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 26 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh and the world-renowned Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will perform at California University of Pennsylvania's Steele Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 14, beginning at 8 p.m. The program will feature Mussorgsky's "Dawn on the Moscow River," along with Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2, with Louis Lev as the soloist, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5. Ticket price is $1  more

PLAY IN 2009's FIRST TENNIS COMPETITION
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 25 -- The City of Los Angeles issued the following news release: Registration is under way for the 91st annual Los Angeles Metropolitan Tennis Tournament, which will be held the weekends of January 3-4 and 10-11, 2009 at the tennis stadium of the Griffith Park Tennis Complex. The event will consist of men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles, and mixed doubles competitions. In addition to Open divisions for both men and women in singles, there will be singles   more

Playing the Game to Win: Understanding the Demands of Campus Athletics
WHITTIER, Calif., Oct. 30 -- Whittier College issued the following news release: The following are remarks given by President Sharon Herzberger at the American Council on Education's fall summit, "Advancing as Leaders: Celebrating Acheivements, Addressing Challenges." The speech was delivered at the Atlanta, Georgia, meeting, in a session to senior college administrators considering making the move to president. Thank you for inviting me to speak to you today about this important topic. I   more

POLITICALLY CORRECT STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN POLITICAL PROCESS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Student organizations are the lifeblood of any university community. They unite a seemingly diverse group of people by focusing on a common interest, whether it be an academic subject, a social concern, or even a sport or hobby. At California University of Pennsylvania in rural western Pennsylvania, more than 100 clubs and organizations create a dynamic campus environment. But one stands out a  more

PRESIDENT ARMENTI ADDRESSES STUDENTS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 27 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Before fielding more than 30 questions at the 2008 Spring Semester Student Convocation on Feb. 21, Cal U President Angelo Armenti, Jr., gave his "State of the University" address to the student body. The seven topics that he covered at the trio of convocations (faculty, staff, students) this spring included announcements, enrollment update, performance funding, the best of times-the worst o  more

PRESIDENT ARMENTI NAMES HEATHER KEARNEY CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S NEW WOMEN'S BASKETBALL COACH
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 30 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania President Angelo Armenti, Jr. has named Heather Kearney as the school's new head women's basketball coach. President Armenti will introduce Kearney to the media at an 11:30 a.m. press conference in the Kara Alumni House's Booker Great Room on Wednesday, May 7. "I am very pleased that Heather Kearney has accepted my offer to become the head coach of   more

PRESIDENT HOSTS FALL FACULTY CONVOCATION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 8 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Cal U President Angelo Armenti, Jr. began the new academic year with an old and informative tradition by hosting the 2008 Fall Faculty Convocation. Newly appointed Interim Provost Geraldine Jones welcomed the faculty and announced seven faculty retirements, five tenure awards, 11 promotions at various levels and 14 tenure-track faculty hires. Dr. Linda Toth, Association of Pennsylvania S  more

Price Tag Can Change The Way People Experience Wine, Study Shows
STANFORD, Calif., Jan. 15 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: In what will be music to the ears of marketers, the old adage that you get what you pay for really is true when it comes to that most ephemeral of products: bottled wine. According to researchers at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the California Institute of Technology, if a person is told he or she is tasting two different wines--and that one costs $5 and the other $45 when they are, in fact,   more

PROCESSION OF CAROLS CONCERTS SET FOR DECEMBER
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 5 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State's University Choirs will celebrate its 24th anniversary of the Procession of Carols performance with a trio of concerts-8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 7. All three performances are at the Sacred Heart Church at 39th and J Streets. Led by director Don Kendrick, the program will include candlelit processions, brass and organ, along with new and famil  more

PROCUREMENT OPPORTUNITIES FAIR 2008 PLANNED
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's Government Agency Coordination Office (GACO) is hosting "Procurement Opportunities Fair 2008" from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 22. The fair will be held at the Holiday Inn Meadowlands, Washington, PA. Any business interested in selling their products or services to federal, state and local government agencies and prime contractors should   more

Professor Contributes To Batman Philosophy Book
ORANGE CITY, Iowa, July 30 -- Northwestern College issued the following news release: Dr. Randy Jensen, associate professor of philosophy at Northwestern College, is the author of a chapter in Batman and Philosophy: The Dark Knight of the Soul, a new volume in the Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series published by Wiley-Blackwell. The book was released in June, shortly ahead of the premiere of Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated film The Dark Knight. Jensen's chapter, "Batman's P  more

PROFESSOR GROWS TREES OF KNOWLEDGE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Imagine the storyline of Jurassic Park coming true. An ancient life form, seen previously only in fossils, suddenly comes back to life. Well, that's happened in a sense. And the proof can be found on the campus of Cal U. Inside the greenhouse on the roof of the Frich Biology Building, you can find a living, growing wollemi pine. Botanists knew of the plant previously, but only from fossi  more

Professor John Neu Offers Insight On Proposition 8
WHITTIER, Calif., Oct. 22 -- Whittier College issued the following news release: Among the key election issues this year is the question of same-sex marriage. As California voters prepare to cast their ballots on this controversial issue, the outcome will be watched around the US and beyond. Political science professor John Neu is quoted in the Christian Science Monitor on the issue.  more

Professor Timothy S. Jost Delivers 4th Annual Raynes McCarty Lecture
WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 20 -- The Widener University School of Law issued the following news release: On Monday, November 17th, Timothy S. Jost, Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, delivered the 4th-annual Raynes McCarty Distinguished Lecture in Health Law. Jost gave his lecture, entitled "Health Care at Risk: A Critique of the Consumer-Driven Movement" at both the Union League in Philadelphia over lunch and later in the day on Widener's De  more

PROFESSOR'S PUBLIC ARTWORK SET IN STONE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 16 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: More than a million tourists a year are expected to view Cal U Professor Laura DeFazio's "summer project," an art installation that will be unveiled Sept. 27 along the Great Allegheny Passage hiking and biking trail. DeFazio's stone sculptures in Ohiopyle were commissioned through the Trail Town Program, an economic initiative. In all, 15 sculptures and murals have been created along the t  more

Professor, Expert On Race In Political Communications Blogging Analysis Of National Conventions
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 25 -- North Central College issued the following news release: Stephen Maynard Caliendo of Chicago, associate professor of political science at North Central College and co-director of The Project on Race in Political Communication, will blog with analysis of speeches and developments from the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Aug. 25-28, and on the Republication National Convention in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Sept. 1-4. The updates will be posted to "This Week   more

PROPER SAFETY PROCEDURES CAN PREVENT FIRES
WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 -- Rep. Michael R. Turner, R-Ohio (3rd CD), issued the following news release: A recent string of wildfires in California damaged more than 19,000 acres outside of Los Angeles and forced thousands of people from their homes. While California recently suffered an extreme example of the damage that fire can do, individual fires occur in neighborhoods and homes throughout the country. According to the National Fire Protection Agency, there were 1,557,500 residential fires tha  more

PUBLIC INVITED TO TAKE 2008 WATER RATE SURVEY
FONTANA, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The city of Fontana issued the following news release: The Mayor and City Council invite Fontana residents to complete the 2008 Water Rate Survey by visiting the City of Fontana website at www.fontana.org. Completed survey results will be used for information gathering purposes and offered to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) who will be at the Steelworkers' Auditorium in the Lewis Library and Technology Center located at 8437 Sierra Avenue on Decem  more

PUBLIC MEETING ON CAL U HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN SET FOR JUNE 23
CALIFORNIA, Pa., June 6 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: In the ongoing effort to become a disaster-resistant university, the hazard mitigation plan continues to be developed for California University of Pennsylvania. The University's vulnerability to natural and human-caused hazards has been assessed and mitigation actions have been identified. The first draft of the plan is available for review and will be discussed at a public meeting to be hel  more

PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENTS WIN JACK RAWLINS ENVIRONMENTAL PRIZE
CHICO, Calif., Nov. 18 -- California State University Chico issued the following press release: Five public relations seniors were awarded the fall 2008 Jack Rawlins Environmental Prize for their Energy Conservation Awareness Campaign. Seniors Ashley Gunther, Elise Watkins, Emilie Johnson, Jessica Mindt and Katelyn Davis created an awareness campaign to educate California State University, Chico students about the importance of energy conservation. In addition to the $6,000 prize, which the s  more

PUGA, CHAVEZ, BAUTISTA REPRESENT DICKINSON STATE UNIVERSITY AT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP; MCPETERS ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICAN
KENOSHA, Wis., Nov. 23 -- Dickinson State University issued the following news release: Malone University (Ohio) defeated Azusa Pacific University (Calif.) by 57 points to win the NAIA Men's Cross Country National Championship Saturday, Nov. 22 at Dr. Wayne E. Dannehl Cross Country Course in Kenosha, Wisc. The Pioneers won their second straight and third overall team title. Malone placed three runners in the top-10 and posted a score of 61 points while Azusa Pacific finished with 118 point  more

RAGER ACTS NATURAL IN CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA THEATER
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 12 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania theater major and award-winning student thespian Samantha Rager (Brownsville, PA) started dancing when she was just 3 years old. "It was all very basic tap dancing in a group for your parents to see how cute you were," explained Rager. While in high school, Rager was known as a very dedicated actress who took on many roles. Fast-forward a few years late  more

RAILROAD 'CROSSING BLITZ' AIMED AT SAVING LIVES
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: A railroad safety program made a whistle-stop at Cal U last week, targeting students who park near the train tracks at the edge of campus. Information from Operation Lifesaver, a nonprofit, international public education program, was distributed Sept. 10 along the railroad track and at the designated crossings on campus. The program's goal is to end collisions, deaths and injuries at highw  more

RAIN TO MONITOR RIVERS AT RISK
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 8 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Pennsylvania's rivers "are under constant threat," a Cal U earth science specialist reports, but efforts such as the River Alert Information Network (RAIN) can help to safeguard the region's waterways. Dr. Tom Mueller, associate professor of earth sciences and GIS and Emergency Management program director, discussed the network during a meeting Aug. 22 on the Cal U campus, located beside th  more

RALLY AGAINST HATE
FULLERTON, Calif., Nov. 18 -- California State University Fullerton issued the following press release: California State University, Fullerton, will be hosting a Rally Against Hate to increase awareness and education on hate crimes happening locally and nationally, as well as how campuses may organize around these issues. The rally will take place on Tuesday, November 18, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Central Quad on Cal State Fullerton's campus. Students, student organizations, faculty and  more

RAMIREZ EARNS WAC PITCHER OF THE WEEK HONORS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 10 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State junior left-hander Jose Ramirez earned Western Athletic Conference pitcher of the Week honors, as announced today by the conference. The Sacramento native threw six innings of scoreless baseball in the Hornets 16-2 victory over Brigham Young in the opening game of the River City Classic in Sacramento. Despite the lopsided score, the game was 4-0 Hornets after six inni  more

RAMIREZ PITCHES FOUR-HIT GEM AS HORNETS DOWN SJSU 3-1
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 15 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Junior Jose Ramirez, the reigning WAC pitcher of the week, pitched 8.2 innings of four-hit baseball, leading the Hornets to a 3-1 victory over San Jose State in the conference opener for both team on Friday, March 14 at Municipal Stadium. With the win, the Hornets improve to 1-0 in WAC play, 4-8 overall, while the Spartans fall to 0-1 in conference, 8-5 overall. In a game where runs   more

RANCHO CUCAMONGA WOMAN CHARGED WITH ARRANGING SHAM MARRIAGES FOR ILLEGAL ALIENS
SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued the following press release: A woman from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., made her initial appearance in federal court here this afternoon on federal charges stemming from an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) into allegations she arranged sham marriages for dozens of foreign nationals seeking to legalize their immigration status. Jie Hua Zhou, 35,  more

RARE BIRD SIGHTINGS MAKE NORTH CENTRAL IOWA BIRDING HOTSPOT
DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 25 -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issued the following news release: Check this. How would you like an opportunity - all in one place - to view, photograph, and listen to such feathered rarities as a snowy owl, Ross' goose, American black duck, and ocean going black scoters? As if that's not enough to peak your Rare Bird Sighting Thrill-O-Meter, then how about throwing in a pair of incredibly rare immature Atlantic brant for good measure? Does such a pl  more

RDP PRESIDENT ENCOURAGES CIVIL ACTIONS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 28 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: As he charismatically made his way around the Morgan Hall Auditorium, Ron Porter asked the audience to simply take a diverse look at the word diversity. Founder and president of RDP Consulting Services in Pittsburgh, PA, Porter gave a presentation and led the dialogue at a Civility Convocation held on April 15 at Cal U. Before founding his own company in 1984, Porter worked 17 years as   more

RECORD-BREAKING SEASON EARNS INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA COACH EAST REGION COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD
INDIANA, Pa., March 29 -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: After a record breaking season which saw IUP win its second straight PSAC championship, Cindy Martin has been named the Division II East Region Coach of the Year by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Martin led the Crimson Hawks to a record of 27-5 in 2007-08, eclipsing the previous record for most wins in a season that was set by the 1998-99 team that finished 26-6. The back-to-back co  more

REDONDO BEACH CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 18 REGULAR MEETING
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The Redondo Beach City Council issued the following meeting agenda: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2008 6:30 P.M. Call Meeting to Order Roll Call Salute to the Flag AND Invocation A. Presentations/Proclamations/Announcements A1. Mayor's Commendation to the Redondo Beach CRS Center for Spiritual Living formerly Church of Religious Science on their 60th year Anniversary. B. APPROVAL OF ORDER OF AGENDA C. AGENCY RECESS None scheduled. D. ADD  more

REDONDO BEACH PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 20 MEETING
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The Redondo Beach Planning Commission issued the following meeting agenda: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2008 - 7:00 P.M. I. OPENING SESSION 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Roll Call 3. Salute to the Flag II. APPROVAL OF ORDER OF AGENDA III. CONSENT CALENDAR # 4 through # 7: Routine business items, except those formally noticed for public hearing (agendized as either a "Routine Public Hearing" or "Public Hearing"), or those items agendized as "Old B  more

REDONDO BUDGET FINANCE COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 13 MEETING
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Nov. 13 -- The Redondo Budget Finance Commission issued the following meeting agenda: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2008 - 6:30 P.M. I. OPENING SESSION 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Roll Call 3. Salute to the Flag II. ADDITIONAL ITEMS FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION RED FOLDER ITEMS (To be taken up under J) Red folder items require immediate action, and came to the attention of the City subsequent to the 72-hour noticing requirement. These items require a 2/3 vo  more

REDWOOD CITY LIBRARY BOARD ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 18 MEETING
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The Redwood City Library Board issued the following meeting agenda: November 18, 2008 7:00 PM AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PUBLIC COMMENTS 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM OCTOBER 2008 4. APPROVAL OF WARRANTS OCTOBER 2008 5. EXPENDITURE REPORT 6. LIBRARY DIRECTOR'S MONTHLY REPORT 7. CUSTOMER SERVICE INITIATIVE - SARAH NUNES 8. CALIFORNIA PUBLIC LIBRARY STATE REPORT 9. COMMUNITY FEEDBACK 10. AGENDA BUILDING/UPCOMING EVENTS/MATTERS O  more

REDWOOD CITY PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF JAN. 30 MEETING
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 30 -- The Redwood City Planning Commission issued the following meeting minutes: January 30 2008 7 00 P M An Open House preceded the Joint meeting with members of the public having an opportunity to ask questions of staff and the consultant and being able to review display boards 1 CALL TO ORDER Mayor Foust 2 ROLL CALL City Clerk Vonderlinden did the roll call for the City Council All Council Members were present with the exception of Council Member Ira   more

REDWOOD CITY PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 9 MEETING
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 9 -- The Redwood City Planning Commission issued the following meeting minutes: September 9, 2008 7:00 p.m. Accessible to Disabled APPROVED COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Commissioner Borgens, Commissioner Cronin, Commissioner Holt, Commissioner Seybert, Commissioner Smith, and Chair Radcliffe COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: Vice-Chair Gee COMMITTEE MEMBERS PRESENT: K. Bondonno, J. Dempsey, M. Manuel, B. Miller, J. Richardson, C. Wright, Dickinson and Chair Brosseau   more

Renowned African American Artist Faith Ringgold To Lecture At The Lowe
CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 6 -- University of Miami issued the following news release: The Lowe Art Museum presents multi-talented writer, speaker, painter, performance artist, and mixed media sculptor Faith Ringgold on February 21, 2008 at 7 pm at the University of Miami's Bill Cosford Cinema. In her survey lecture Faith Ringgold: More than 50 Years, the artist will recount her inspiring, often humorous and always very human stories, beginning with her firsthand experiences with the civil righ  more

RENOWNED CONDUCTOR AND UCSC ALUMNUS KENT NAGANO TO RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FROM JAPANESE GOVERNMENT
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The University of California at Santa Cruz issued the following press release: Internationally renowned musical conductor and UCSC alumnus Kent Nagano will be awarded one of Japan's most prestigious decorations-the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette-at a December 7 ceremony at Japan's Consulate General's office in San Francisco. Nagano will be honored for his contributions to "the promotion of musical exchange between Japan and the United States,  more

RENOWNED SOCIOLOGIST FRANCESCA POLLETTA TO LECTURE AT UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH ON THE RESHAPING OF URBAN PROTEST
PITTSBURG, Pa., Feb. 20 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: From tales of 16th-century tax revolts to the story of the four Black college students who sat down at a Whites-only lunch counter in 1960 in Greensboro, N.C., a good story has always been a powerful way to stir people to action. Francesca Polletta, associate professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, will speak at Pitt on Feb. 28 at 2413 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. Her  more

REP. LOFGREN URGES CONSTITUENTS TO CHECK IRS WEBSITE FOR UNCLAIMED REFUNDS
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 -- The California Democratic Congressional Delegation issued the following press release: Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) today urged all her constituents to visit the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) website and check for possible unclaimed tax refunds. Tax payers should visits the IRS site at: http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=188083,00.html, to verify if they have unclaimed tax refunds.  more

REP. MCNERNEY ISSUES STATEMENT ON CALIFORNIA UNEMPLOYMENT RATE, WAMU LAYOFFS
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif. (11th), issued the following statement: This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that California's unemployment rate has climbed to 8.2 percent - up half a percent from just last month. This formal announcement comes on the heels of last night's news that Washington Mutual will close a customer service operations center in Pleasanton, putting 1,200 people out of work. In response, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) released  more

REPUBLICAN PARTY QUIETLY OPENS NATIONAL CONVENTION
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Sept. 2 -- The U.S. Embassy issued the following press release: With little fanfare, the Republican National Convention opened September 1 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Political speeches, a trademark of the modern convention, were called off as Americans turned their attention to a hurricane hitting the Gulf Coast. For what might be the first time in U.S. political history, a natural disaster derailed national convention plans. Hurricane Gustav struck the Gulf Coast - the   more

Researchers at Rush Seek to Block Progression of Alzheimer's Disease with Novel Medication that Targets the Source
CHICAGO, Oct. 6 -- Rush University issued the following news release: Researchers are conducting studies on an experimental medication to block nerve damage and inflammation in the brain that can lead to progressive memory loss and behavioral changes in people with Alzheimer's disease. Current Alzheimer's disease therapies focus on improving symptoms versus attacking the root of the disease progression; 400 volunteers with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease are needed to further test this n  more

RESEDA WOMAN'S CLUB CREATES $50,000 ENDOWMENT TO SUPPORT CSUN'S NATIONAL CENTER ON DEAFNESS
NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Nov. 17 -- California State University Northridge issued the following press release: The Reseda Woman's Club has donated $50,000 to California State University, Northridge to support scholarships for students associated with the university's renowned National Center on Deafness. Roz Rosen, director of the National Center on Deafness, said university officials were "thrilled" to receive the club's gift. "It will do so much to advance opportunities for our students at  more

RIALTO CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR JULY 15 MEETING
RIALTO, Calif., July 15 -- The Rialto City Council issued the following meeting agenda: July 15, 2008 4:00 p.m. AGENDA Members of the public are afforded an opportunity to speak on any listed agenda item. Please notify the City Clerk if you wish to do so. All agendas are posted in the City Hall Administration Building (150 South Palm Avenue, Rialto) at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting. Copies of the staff reports relating to each item on the agenda are on file in the Office o  more

RIALTO CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR MAY 15 SPECIAL MEETING
RIALTO, Calif., May 15 -- The Rialto City Council issued the following meeting agenda: Council Chambers Thursday, May 15, 2008 150 South Palm Avenue 4:00 p.m. This Special Meeting has been called by the Presiding Officer of the Rialto City Council in accordance with the provisions of Government Code 54956 of the State of California. PLEASE NOTE that the only business which may be transacted at this meeting is the issues for which the meeting has been called and which are listed belo  more

RIALTO CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR MAY 29 MEETING
RIALTO, Calif., May 29 -- The Rialto City Council issued the following meeting agenda: Council Chambers Thursday, May 29, 2008 150 South Palm Avenue 12:00 p.m. This Special Meeting has been called by the Presiding Officer of the Rialto City Council in accordance with the provisions of Government Code 54956 of the State of California. PLEASE NOTE that the only business which may be transacted at this meeting is the issues for which the meeting has been called and which are listed bel  more

RIALTO CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 12 MEETING
RIALTO, Calif., Nov. 12 -- The Rialto City Council issued the following meeting agenda: November 12, 2008 4:00 p.m. AGENDA Members of the public are afforded an opportunity to speak on any listed agenda item. Please notify the City Clerk if you wish to do so. All agendas are posted in the City Hall Administration Building (150 South Palm Avenue, Rialto) at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting. All writings that relate to an agenda item for an open session of a regular meeting of   more

RIBBON CUTTING MARKS NEW CHAPTER FOR BOOKSTORE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 15 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: A book can't be judged by its cover, but the recently renovated and expanded Follet Bookstore inside the Natali Student Center certainly catches the attention of its customers. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 4, Cal U President Angelo Armenti, Jr. explained the reason behind the bookstore upgrade: the third line of the University's Bill of Rights and Responsibilities. It reads, "We have  more

RIVER CITY CLASSIC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM ANNOUNCED
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 10 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: River City Classic champion Portland placed four players on the River City Classic all-Tournament team, as announced today. Portland, who finished the tournament undefeated at 4-0, placed the most players on the team, with junior first baseman Chase Powell and senior outfielder Cory Wiltshire earning honors as position players, and senior starting pitcher David Gruener and freshman re  more

RIVERSIDE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 18 MEETING
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The Riverside City Council issued the following meeting agenda: TUESDAY, November 18, 2008 MISSION STATEMENT The City of Riverside is committed to providing high quality municipal services to ensure a safe, inclusive, and livable community PLEASE NOTE-The numerical order of items on this agenda is for convenience of reference. Items may be taken out of order upon request of the Mayor or Members of the City Council and Redevelopment Agency. Pursuant to t  more

RIVERSIDE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 4 MEETING
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 4 -- The Riverside City Council issued the following meeting agenda: TUESDAY, November 4, 2008 MISSION STATEMENT The City of Riverside is committed to providing high quality municipal services to ensure a safe, inclusive, and livable community PLEASE NOTE-The numerical order of items on this agenda is for convenience of reference. Items may be taken out of order upon request of the Mayor or Members of the City Council and Redevelopment Agency. Pursuant to the  more

RIVERSIDE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 21 MEETING
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Oct. 21 -- The Riverside City Council issued the following meeting agenda: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2008 MISSION STATEMENT The City of Riverside is committed to providing high quality municipal services to ensure a safe, inclusive, and livable community PLEASE NOTE-The numerical order of items on this agenda is for convenience of reference. Items may be taken out of order upon request of the Mayor or Members of the City Council and Redevelopment Agency. Pursuant to th  more

RIVERSIDE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 28 MEETING
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Oct. 28 -- The Riverside City Council issued the following meeting agenda: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2008 MISSION STATEMENT The City of Riverside is committed to providing high quality municipal services to ensure a safe, inclusive, and livable community PLEASE NOTE-The numerical order of items on this agenda is for convenience of reference. Items may be taken out of order upon request of the Mayor or Members of the City Council and Redevelopment Agency. Pursuant to th  more

RIVERSIDE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 7 MEETING
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Oct. 7 -- The Riverside City Council issued the following meeting agenda: TUESDAY, October 7, 2008 MISSION STATEMENT The City of Riverside is committed to providing high quality municipal services to ensure a safe, inclusive, and livable community PLEASE NOTE-The numerical order of items on this agenda is for convenience of reference. Items may be taken out of order upon request of the Mayor or Members of the City Council and Redevelopment Agency. Pursuant to the   more

RIVERSIDE CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR SEPT. 23 MEETING
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Sept. 23 -- The Riverside City Council issued the following meeting agenda: TUESDAY, September 23, 2008 MISSION STATEMENT The City of Riverside is committed to providing high quality municipal services to ensure a safe, inclusive, and livable community PLEASE NOTE-The numerical order of items on this agenda is for convenience of reference. Items may be taken out of order upon request of the Mayor or Members of the City Council and Redevelopment Agency. Pursuant to  more

RIVERSIDE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ISSUES AGENDA FOR MARCH 25 MEETING
RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 25 -- The Riverside County Board of Supervisors issued the following agenda: 9:00 A.M. Invocation by Maria Vasquez, Board Assistant, Clerk of the Board Office Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag Presentation of Proclamation to Waste Haulers and other County Agencies Presentation of Proclamation Recognizing the Tenth Year Anniversary for Riverside County Regional Medical Center's New & Updated Facility, to Doug Bagley - Item 2.11 OPENING COMMENTS: BOARD   more

RIVERSIDE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 25 MEETING
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 25 -- The Riverside County Board of Supervisors issued the following agenda: 9:00 A.M. Invocation by Maria Vasquez, Board Assistant, Clerk of the Board Office Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag Presentation of Proclamation - Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month to Karen Kane, Substance Abuse Program Services Administrator, and Jerry Wengerd, Director - Item 2.11 Presentation of Proclamation to Honor Gary Root for his services to the County Presentati  more

ROBERT F. KENNEDY, JR. TO SPEAK AT CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA APRIL 16 IN STEELE HALL'S MAIN STAGE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 2 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: As part of California University's Noss Lecture Series, The American Democracy Project at Cal U welcomes environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. on Wednesday, April 16, 2008. An environmental activist and attorney, Mr. Kennedy will speak at 7 p.m. in the Steele Hall Main Stage. A book signing will follow immediately afterwards. There is no admission charge and this event is open to th  more

ROBERT PRAH NAMED DIRECTOR OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University's new director of veterans affairs is not only quite familiar with the department he oversees, but Robert L. Prah, Jr. '06 is also an exemplary role model to the veteran students he helps. Commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard on May 12, 2006, Prah received his bachelor's degree from Cal U in criminal justice a day later. The 25  more

Rogue Theater Earns National Award
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 20 -- Westmont College issued the following news release: Westmont Professor of Theatre Arts Mitchell Thomas received the Arlin G. Meyer Prize in the Performing Arts, given annually by the Lilly Fellows Program in the Humanities and the Arts at Valparaiso University. He accepted the award, which recognizes work that exemplifies Christian artistic vocation, at a ceremony at Seattle Pacific University Friday, Oct. 10. Thomas's work directing "Rogue," a portion of   more

ROMEO & JULIET' RHYME AT BLANEY THEATRE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 28 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "The Seussification of Romeo & Juliet" at Steele Hall's newly dedicated Blaney Theatre. Performances are scheduled at 8 p.m. Nov. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15, with 2 p.m. matinees set for Nov. 8 and 15. Playwright Peter Bloedel re-invents Shakespeare's story of star-crossed lovers in the style of Dr. Seuss, using the rhymes,  more

RUGBY TEAM TACKLES NEW IMAGE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 10 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: This past fall, California University of Pennsylvania's Roosterhead Rugby Club won six of eight matches and concluded the fall with an impressive victory over the University of Pittsburgh. Perhaps more importantly than the on-the-field success has been the club's continued efforts in having a positive impact in the community. Part of this team's mission according to their Web site states  more

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY CHORUS IN NEWARK PRESENTS SERIES OF HOLIDAY CHORAL CONCERTS DEC. 7-10
NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 17 -- Rutgers University issued the following news release: The 50-voice Rutgers University Chorus, Newark campus, will present three holiday choral concerts in the month of December, including two free performances. The holiday concerts will include special arrangements of Christmas carols, Hanukah songs, Hispanic folksongs and African-American spirituals, all reflecting the rich cultural diversity of Rutgers University in Newark. They also will feature works by Gustav   more

SACRAMENTO DEVELOPMENT OVERSIGHT COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF AUG. 4 MEETING
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 4 -- The Sacramento Development Oversight Commission issued the following meeting Minutes: Meeting Minutes for August 4, 2008 Commission Members Dennis Guerra Brian F. Holloway John M. Packowski, Associate AIA Holger Fuerst, Vice Chair Scott Schriefer John Nunan Darryl Chinn, AIA Roger Valine , Chair Kristina McBurney City Staff William Thomas, Director, Development Services Sabina Gilbert, Deputy City Attorney Janis Franklin, Program Specialist New C  more

SACRAMENTO STATE BASEBALL NAMES CHRISTIANSEN ASSISTANT COACH
SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 2 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Reggie Christiansen, who has spent the past four seasons as the head baseball coach at South Dakota State, has been named an assistant baseball coach at Sacramento State today by head coach John Smith. Christiansen was given the task of building a Division I baseball program during his four seasons with the Jackrabbits, taking over at the beginning of their reclassification period. Chri  more

SACRAMENTO STATE MARCHING BAND NOTES 50TH BIRTHDAY
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 10 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Strike up the band, there's a birthday celebration coming. Actually, the celebration is for the band. Sacramento State's marching band turns 50 this year. To celebrate, the band will have a special performance during halftime of the Nov. 15 football game between Sacramento State and Northern Colorado. Game time is 2:05 p.m. "Human beings still respond to human beings performing," says   more

SALE OF UVA SINGLE-GAME FOOTBALL TICKETS STARTS
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 11 -- The University of Virginia issued the following news release: Single-game ticket sales for select non-conference 2008 Virginia home football games will begin at 9 a.m. Monday. Fans can purchase tickets online, in-person or by telephone. Home game tickets are available for the Sept. 6 "Retro Game" against Richmond ($16) and the Oct. 11 contest versus East Carolina ($35). Virginia's season opener against Southern California on Aug. 30 is sold out. After   more

Sam Karlin, Mathematician Who Improved DNA Analysis, Dead At 83
STANFORD, Calif., Jan. 16 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: Sam Karlin, 83, an influential Stanford math professor whose wide-ranging pursuits included a significant contribution to DNA analysis, died Dec. 18 at Stanford Hospital after a massive heart attack. Known for his mathematical brilliance, his love of argument, his widespread interests, a competitive spirit and--perhaps surprisingly--an innate skill in the care and nurturing of graduate students, Karlin work  more

SAN BERNARDINO CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 25 MEETING
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 25 -- The San Bernardino City Council issued the following meeting agenda: CALL TO ORDER: PRESENT: ABSENT: PUBLIC COMMENTS ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS A three-minute limitation shall apply to each member of the public who wishes to address the Mayor and Common Council/Community Development Commission. No member of the public shall be permitted to "share" his/her three minutes with any other member of the public. CLOSED SESSION 1. Pursuant to Governme  more

SAN BERNARDINO CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 20 MEETING
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 20 -- The San Bernardino City Council issued the following meeting agenda: CALL TO ORDER: PRESENT: ABSENT: PUBLIC COMMENTS ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS A three-minute limitation shall apply to each member of the public who wishes to address the Mayor and Common Council/Community Development Commission. No member of the public shall be permitted to "share" his/her three minutes with any other member of the public. CLOSED SESSION 1. Pursuant to Governm  more

SAN BERNARDINO CITY COUNCIL ISSUES SUMMARY OF OCT. 20 MEETING
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 20 -- The San Bernardino City Council issued the following meeting summary: CALL TO ORDER: PRESENT: ABSENT: PUBLIC COMMENTS ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS A three-minute limitation shall apply to each member of the public who wishes to address the Mayor and Common Council/Community Development Commission. No member of the public shall be permitted to "share" his/her three minutes with any other member of the public. CLOSED SESSION 1. Pursuant to Governm  more

SAN BERNARDINO DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 13 MEETING
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 13 -- The San Bernardino Development Review Committee issued the following meeting agenda: MEETING DATE: Thursday, November 13, 2008 MEETING LOCATION: Fourth Floor Conference Room, City Hall 300 North "D" Street, San Bernardino, California 92418 MEETING TIME: 9:00 a.m. CALL TO ORDER - ROLL CALL - PUBLIC COMMENTS - ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA 1. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 07-04 & SUBDIVISION NO. 08-14 (MAP NO. TBD) (PA 06-32) - A request to construct   more

SAN BERNARDINO DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 20 MEETING
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The San Bernardino Development Review Committee issued the following meeting agenda: MEETING DATE: Thursday, November 20, 2008 MEETING LOCATION: Fourth Floor Conference Room, City Hall 300 North "D" Street, San Bernardino, California 92418 MEETING TIME: 9:00 a.m. CALL TO ORDER - ROLL CALL - PUBLIC COMMENTS - ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA 1. TENTATIVE TRACT MAP NO. 18519 (SUBDIVISION NO. 07-11) - A request to subdivide approximately 1.65 acres int  more

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY HIRES SPECIAL TROUBLESHOOTER TO MAKE RECOVERY PROCESS FOR COUNTY RESIDENTS EASIER
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 21 -- The city of Santa Barbara issued the following news release: Santa Barbara County residents who live within the County's unincorporated jurisdiction, including Montecito, now have a special Ombudsman who can personally assist them to troubleshoot any potential problems as they begin the re-building process due to the Tea Fire. Mr. Tony Nisich has been hired by Santa Barbara County to immediately serve as Ombudsman during the re-building process. He can be   more

SANTA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 11 MEETING
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 11 -- The Santa City Council issued the following meeting agenda: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2008 MEETING BEGINS AT 5:45 P.M. CALL TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL (Please note that Agenda Items may be reordered during the Council meeting at the discretion of the City Council.) 1. CONSENT CALENDAR: (All items will be considered and approved in one motion unless removed by a Councilmember for discussion.) 1-A: Approval of minutes of the October  more

SANTA CLARITA PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF NOV. 4 MEETING
SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Nov. 4 -- The Santa Clarita Planning Commission issued the following meeting minutes: November 4, 2008 7:00 p.m. CALL TO ORDER The meeting of the Planning Commission of the City of Santa Clarita was called to order by Chair Kennedy at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Boulevard, Santa Clarita, California. FLAG SALUTE Commissioner Jacobson led the flag salute. ROLL CALL Chair Kennedy and Commissioners Burkhart, Jacobson, Ostrom,   more

SANTA MARIA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 21 MEETING
SANTA MARIA, Calif., Oct. 21 -- The Santa Maria City Council issued the following meeting minutes: OCTOBER 21, 2008 INVOCATION: Pastor Paul Berry, Santa Maria Calvary Chapel, gave the invocation. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG: Councilmember Orach led the Pledge of Allegiance. CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Lavagnino called the Regular Meeting of the City Council to order at 6:30 p.m. ROLL CALL: MEMBERS PRESENT Councilmembers Orach, Patino, Trujillo, Zacar�as, and Mayor L  more

SANTA MARIA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 7 MEETING
SANTA MARIA, Calif., Oct. 7 -- The Santa Maria City Council issued the following meeting minutes: OCTOBER 7, 2008 INVOCATION: Pastor Robert Wheeler of Santa Maria Foursquare Church gave the invocation. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG: Councilmember Patino led the Pledge of Allegiance. CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Lavagnino called the Regular Meeting of the City Council to order at 6:30 p.m. ROLL CALL: MEMBERS PRESENT Councilmembers Orach, Patino, Trujillo, Zacar�as, and   more

SANTA MARIA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 16 MEETING
SANTA MARIA, Calif., Sept. 16 -- The Santa Maria City Council issued the following meeting minutes: SEPTEMBER 16, 2008 INVOCATION: Assistant City Manager Haydon gave the invocation. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG: Councilmember Orach led the Pledge of Allegiance. CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Lavagnino called the Regular Meeting of the City Council to order at 6:30 p.m. ROLL CALL: MEMBERS PRESENT Councilmembers Orach, Patino, Trujillo, Zacar�as, and Mayor Lavagnino ST  more

SANTA MARIA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 2 MEETING
SANTA MARIA, Calif., Sept. 2 -- The Santa Maria City Council issued the following meeting minutes: SEPTEMBER 2, 2008 INVOCATION: Chaplain Fred Morgan of Marian Medical Center gave the invocation. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG: Councilmember Trujillo led the Pledge of Allegiance. CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Lavagnino called the Regular Meeting of the City Council to order at 6:30 p.m. ROLL CALL: MEMBERS PRESENT Councilmembers Patino, Trujillo, Zacar�as, and Mayor Lavag  more

SANTA MONICA ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ISSUES MINUTES OF NOV. 3 MEETING
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 3 -- The Santa Monica Architectural Review Board issued the following meeting minutes: MONDAY, November 3, 2008 City Council Chambers, Room 213 7:00 P.M. 1. CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 7:02 p.m. 2. ROLL CALL: Present: Michael Folonis, Chairperson William Adams (arrival 7:06 p.m.) John Ellis Edouard Mimieux Lynn Robb Maegan Winning Also Present: Steve Traeger, Principal Urban Designer Scott Albright, Associate Plann  more

SANTA ROSA CITY COUNCIL ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 18 MEETING
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The Santa Rosa City Council issued the following meeting agenda: NOVEMBER 18, 2008 3:30 P.M. (MAYOR'S CONFERENCE ROOM, ROOM 10) 1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL 2. STUDY SESSION - NONE 3. ANNOUNCEMENT OF CLOSED SESSION ITEM(S) AND ADJOURNMENT TO CLOSED SESSION(S) IN MAYOR'S CONFERENCE ROOM (ROOM 10, CITY HALL) 3.1 CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS Agency Designated Representatives: Greg Scoles, Deputy City Manager, Fran Elm, Human Resources Direc  more

SATURDAY SHOWDOWN: ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY WATER POLO HOSTS SDSU
TEMPE, Ariz., April 16 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The final game of the regular season is upon the No. 6 Arizona State University water polo team this weekend as the Sun Devils are set to play host to No. 5 San Diego State at noon on Saturday in what is shaping up to be a very important game. The Sun Devils (19-10, 6-5 MPSF) will look to close out the season with their 20th win of the year while solidifying the No. 6 seed in the upcoming MPSF Championships  more

SAUDI ARABIA: GOVERNOR OF MADINAH REGION RECEIVES SHEIKH HAMZAH YUSUF HANSON
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 21 -- The government of Saudi Arabia issued the following news release: Governor of Madinah Region Prince Abdulaziz bin Majed bin Abdulaziz received here today Sheikh Hamzah Yusuf Hanson of High Word Institute in California, USA and the accompanying delegation. At the outset of the meeting, the Governor of Madinah Region welcomed Sheikh Hamzah and said that the Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is doing all th  more

Scaring Away Crises of Wealth & Health Speakers
DUBUQUE, Iowa, Oct. 22 -- Loras College issued the following news release: Two speakers will address new and vital ideas about food, growing food and food systems as solutions to national and global crises in talks on three college campuses this Halloween week. Susan Roberts, of the Thomas Jefferson Agricultural Institute, and Rose-Hayden-Smith, of the institute's Food & Society Policy Fellows Program, will speak Friday, Oct. 31 at Loras College in Dubuque and at pre-conference events at E  more

Scholar of Warsaw Ghetto Archives to Speak at Fairfield University
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Feb. 21 -- Fairfield University has issued the following news release: A Samuel D. Kassow, Ph.D., Charles H. Northam Professor of History at Trinity College, will speak on "Between History and Catastrophe: Emanuel Ringelblum's Secret Warsaw Ghetto Archive" at Fairfield University as part of the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies lecture series, on Wednesday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room. The program is free and the public   more

SCIENTISTS SEEK TO BLOCK PROGRESSION OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE WITH NOVEL MEDICATION THAT TARGETS THE SOURCE
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: Researchers at the University of California, San Diego Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Research Center (ADRC) are conducting studies on an experimental medication to block nerve damage and inflammation in the brain that can lead to progressive memory loss and behavioral changes in people with Alzheimer's disease. While current Alzheimer's disease therapies focus on improving symptoms, this stu  more

SCIENTISTS SEQUENCE WOOLLY-MAMMOTH GENOME
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., Nov. 19 -- Pennsylvania State University issued the following news release: Scientists at Penn State are leaders of a team that is the first to report the genome-wide sequence of an extinct animal, according to Webb Miller, professor of biology and of computer science and engineering and one of the project's two leaders. The scientists sequenced the genome of the woolly mammoth, an extinct species of elephant that was adapted to living in the cold environment of the nort  more

SCOPING MEETINGS PLANNED FOR THE MORMON ISLAND AUXILIARY DAM MODIFICATION PROJECT AT FOLSOM RESERVOIR
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation issued the following press release: As part of ongoing Safety of Dams work at Folsom Reservoir, the Bureau of Reclamation will modify Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam (MIAD), also known as Dike 8, to reduce hydrologic (flooding), seismic (earthquake), and static (seepage) risks. Reclamation, the lead Federal agency under the National Environmental Policy Act, and the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency (SAFCA), the  more

SCOREBOARD DEDICATION PRECEDES HOMECOMING FOOTBALL WIN
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 20 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Moments before the 2008 Homecoming football game at Adamson Stadium's Hepner-Bailey Field, California University of Pennsylvania President Angelo Armenti, Jr. dedicated a new football and track scoreboard. With this addition to the stadium, Cal U becomes the only member of the 14-school State System of Higher Education to have two scoreboards at its outdoor athletics facility. Philanthro  more

SCOREBOARD DEDICATION WILL PRECEDE CAL U HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 6 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania will dedicate its new football and track scoreboard 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Adamson Stadium's Hepner-Bailey Field. With this addition to the stadium, Cal U becomes the only member of the 14-school State System of Higher Education to have two scoreboards at its outdoor athletics facility. The electronic scoreboard was donated by philanthropist   more

SCREENWRITER BRIAN NELSON TO VISIT TU FEB. 7
TULSA, Okla., Feb. 4 -- The University of Tulsa issued the following news release: Brian Nelson, the writer of "Hard Candy" (starring Oscar-nominated actress Ellen Page from the film "Juno"), will conduct a screening and discussion at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 7 in Room 207 of Lorton Hall on The University of Tulsa campus. Nelson will be on hand to discuss "Hard Candy" and his recent box office hit, "30 Days of Night," as well as the ongoing Writers Guild strike. In addition to his hits on the   more

SCRIPPS OCEANOGRAPHY AWARDED NEW RESEARCH BUILDING TO STUDY FRAGILE MARINE ECOSYSTEMS
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has been awarded $12 million by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DoC)/National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to construct a new laboratory building on the Scripps campus for research on marine ecosystem forecasting. This new building will become a resource for marine ecological research at Scripps and for other national a  more

Sculptures Rock Westmont Gardens
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 16 -- Westmont College issued the following news release: Five stone artworks grace Westmont's campus this fall in the "Donald Davis Sculpture Garden," Reynolds Gallery's third annual exhibition of outdoor sculpture. On display near the gallery and Voskuyl Library through Dec. 19, the exhibition includes new and selected works. A public reception with the artist, local sculptor Donald Davis, will be held at the gallery Thursday, Sept. 25, 4-6 p.m. The works on   more

SDSC-LED TEAM SETS RECORDS IN SIMULATING SEISMIC WAVE PROPAGATION ACROSS THE EARTH
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: A team led by researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego has successfully completed record-setting, petascale-level simulations of the earth's inner structure, paving the way for seismologists to model seismic wave propagations at frequencies of just over one second - the same frequencies that occur in nature. Results of these latest seismic wave simulations wer  more

SEC Form 4s Filed for Companies in California (Nov. 29)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 -- The Securities and Exchange Commission received the following information (Form 4s) from companies based in California involving changes in beneficial interest held by major shareholders: *** TRANSMETA REPORTS MULTIPLE TRANSACTIONS BY DIRECTOR RILEY Transmeta Corp. (TMTA), Santa Clara, Calif., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial interest held by Director Bryant R. Riley, Los Angeles. On Nov. 25 the action i  more

SECRETARY CONDOLEEZZA RICE SPEAKS AT THE MEETING OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON DEMOCRACY PROMOTION
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Oct. 10 -- The U.S. Embassy issued the following press release: "So when we look out and we see new democracies being born - struggling democracies - whether in Afghanistan or Iraq or in Palestine or in Lebanon, I think we recognize that while the Middle East may, in fact, have been the last place that the United States was really willing to speak forcefully for democracy, that we have plenty of experience that if the United States continues to insist that no man, woman,   more

SECRETARY KEMPTHORNE TO ANNOUNCE RECORD PAYMENTS TO STATES, AMERICAN INDIAN COMMUNITIES FOR FY08 ENERGY PRODUCTION
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior issued the following media advisory: On Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne will announce record payments to states for their share of revenue from energy production on federal lands within their borders and federal offshore oil and gas tracts adjacent to their shores as well as to American Indian communities for energy production on their tribal and individual land holdings. The Secretary will be jo  more

SEED, THEN LICENSE: A NEW MODEL FOR TECH TRANSFER AT UC SAN DIEGO
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: In a departure from the standard model for commercializing academic inventions, researchers at the University of California, San Diego seeded the market first by building and distributing a new wireless device from their own labs before licensing the technology to an outside company. MaXentric Technologies LLC is now shipping the device under a licensing agreement with UC San Diego. T  more

SEEING GRIFFITH PARK IN NEW LIGHT
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20 -- The City of Los Angeles issued the following media advisory: WHEN: Saturday, November 22, 2008 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. WHERE: Griffith Park Visitor Center 4730 Crystal Springs Dr. WHAT: A free nature walk through portions of Griffith Park that will include information about some of the native trees and plants that are found there. The beginner level hike will be three to four miles and is designed to be an introduction to the activity. Park Ranger Ernie Ybarra wi  more

SEMINAR AT UC RIVERSIDE PUSHES STEM CELL RESEARCH BOUNDARIES
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The University of California at Riverside issued the following press release: Alan Trounson, the president of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), will present an hour-long seminar titled "Pushing the Boundaries for Stem Cell Research into the Clinic" at UC Riverside at 4 p.m., Nov. 21. The free seminar is open to the public and will take place in Room 205/206 in Engineering II. A reception will follow the seminar. For more information  more

SENATORS TENNIS BEATS XAVIER
MONTGOMERY, Ala., March 17 -- Auburn University at Montgomery issued the following news release: AUM sprinted out to a 3-0 lead after doubles play and cruised in with an 8-1 win over 24th ranked Xavier University in men's tennis action. AUM won five of the six singles matches in straight sets with Xavier picking up their lone win at six singles. Xavier falls to 7-7 overall and will now move on to play their second match while on their spring break trip. The singles winners were Alberto   more

SENATORS TENNIS WINS TWO
MONTGOMERY, Ala., March 26 -- Auburn University at Montgomery issued the following news release: The men's tennis program took on two nationally-ranked teams and came out with victories in both matches. In the first match of the day, AUM defeated the University of California at San Diego 8-1. UCSD took the long plane trip over to Alabama ranked 5th in the latest NCAA Division II poll. UCSD's lone win came at two doubles where the tandom of Bijan Moallemi and Erik Elliott defeated AUM's Tim  more

SENIORS DAVID FLORES AND RYAN BLAIR DRAFTED BY ASTROS AND INDIANS
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 6 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Hornet seniors David Flores and Ryan Blair were both selected in the second day of the 2008 Major League Baseball First Year Draft on Friday, June 6. Flores was an 18th round selection of the Houston Astros, while Blair was selected in the 21st round by the Cleveland Indians. Flores was a four year starter for the Hornets at third base, collecting a career .314 batting average in  more

SEVEN-RUN FOURTH INNING PROPELS BASEBALL TO SWEEP OF HAWAII
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 30 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team pushed across seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, leading the Hornets to a 10-6 victory on Sunday afternoon, and a series sweep over Hawai'i. With the win, the Hornets improve to 10-14, 5-3 in the Western Athletic Conference, while the Rainbows fall to 9-19, 2-6 in WAC play. Hawai'i opened up the scoring in the top of the first, as the   more

SHERIDAN LECTURES AT CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA APRIL 4
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Dr. Michael Sheridan will lecture at California University of Pennsylvania on Friday, April 4, beginning at 2 p.m. in the Eberly Science and Technology Center's Auditorium. This lecture "Managing Volcanic Hazards and Preventing Disasters" is free and open to the Cal community and general public. Sheridan is a the Director, Center for GeoHazards Studies in the geology department at the S  more

Smallheer Oversees Student Recreation Programs
LEBANON, Ill., Sept. 24 -- McKendree University issued the following news release: Kim Smallheer is McKendree University's new director of student recreation programs in the Department of Student Affairs, supervising the co-curricular intramural sports program and other activities and competitions. Prior to joining the McKendree staff, he was the executive director of the O'Fallon YMCA for eight years. He was a public school teacher and government employee for many years. He received a mas  more

SMITHSONIAN TRAVELING EXHIBITION SHEDS LIGHT ON THE MYSTERIOUS GIANT SQUID
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 8 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: They inhabit all of the world's oceans, do battle with sperm whales, can be longer than a school bus, and can weigh more than 1,000 pounds. Yet until only recently, giant squid have never been seen in their natural habitat. "In Search of Giant Squid" explores what is known about these mystifying animals and describes scientists' ongoing efforts to observe them in their undersea environment.  more

SOFTBALL INKS SEVEN FUTURE SUN DEVILS
TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 4 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The Arizona State University Softball program is proud to announce the 2008 graduates who have signed National Letters of Intent to attend ASU. This class is very athletic and will continue our efforts towards maintaining a national presence in softball. We are looking forward to these student athletes arriving on our campus and believe they possess the qualities that embody what it means to be a Sun Devil.   more

SOFTBALL LEAPS TO NO. 3 IN NATIONAL FASTPITCH COACHES ASSOCIATION POLL
STARKSVILLE, Miss., March 5 -- Georgia College & State University issued the following news release: Backed by wins over the last two Division II National Championship teams an eight-game win streak, the Georgia College & State University softball team earned a No. 3 spot in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) poll, released today (March 5). Georgia College has beaten the preseason No's 1 and 2, taking out 2007 National Champion SIU-Edwardsville 3-1 and dropped the 2006 Natio  more

Southern California Edison Forgives Bills for Fire Victims
ROSEMEAD, Calif., Nov. 21 -- Edison International issued the following news release: Southern California Edison (SCE) customers whose homes were destroyed or rendered uninhabitable by recent wildfires will not have to pay for electricity used since the last bill they received at those damaged residences. The utility is also offering payment arrangements for those who were indirectly affected by the fires, such as customers who lost business income. "We understand what a trying time this is  more

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY AT CARBONDALE DEBATE DUO OPENS SEASON WITH VICTORY
CARBONDALE, Ill., Nov. 21 -- Southern Illinois University at Carbondale issued the following Weekly Communique from the president's office: A new duo on the SIUC Debate Team took its first step toward filling the big shoes left by last year's national champion duo of Kevin Calderwood and Kyle Dennis. Dennis graduated, but Calderwood, a junior in political science from Chesterfield, Mo., now teamed with Adam Testerman, a sophomore in cinema and photography from Springfield, Mo., won their firs  more

SPACE SHUTTLE ENDEAVOUR TO RETURN ON NOVEMBER 30
Washington, Nov. 29 -- (ANI): The space shuttle Endeavour will complete its mission to the International Space Station (ISS) with a landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 30. This will conclude a 16-day flight, 11 of which were spent docked to the station. The STS-126 mission began November 14 and prepared the space station to house six crew members for long-duration missions. The new station cargo includes a water recovery system, additional sleeping quarters, a seco  more

SPECIAL STUDENTS HELP SPECIAL ATHLETES
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 7 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Continuing a tradition of helping others while receiving invaluable event management skills, more than 30 California University of Pennsylvania students volunteered at a Special Olympics' event at Hidden Valley Resort in Somerset, Pa. on Sunday, Jan. 27. The event began with coaching training in the morning followed by multiple events for the athletes during the afternoon that included cross  more

SPEECH COMMUNICATION HOSTS VISITING LECTURER
CARBONDALE, Ill., March 25 -- Southern Illinois University issued the following news release: The speech communication department at Southern Illinois University Carbondale this week welcomes visiting lecturer/artist Shannon Jackson from the University of California at Berkeley. Jackson presents a free and open-to-the-public pro-seminar and lecture addressing the relevance of art. The lecture begins at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, in the Kleinau Theatre, on the second floor of the Comm  more

SPIE Supports Breast Cancer Research in the Lab and in the Gallery
BELLINGHAM, Wash., Oct. 22 -- The International Society for Optical Engineering issued the following news release: SPIE is active in supporting breast cancer research, through support of a local art show marking Breast Cancer Awareness Month and through advancing breakthrough research in technical forms around the world and in its publications. SPIE, a not-for-profit optics and photonics society headquartered in Bellingham, is among contributors supporting the annual "Reaching for the Ligh  more

SPORTING CHANCE, STUDENTS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 25 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Eighty California University of Pennsylvania sports management students experienced the networking opportunity of a lifetime when they mingled with prominent local sports industry employers in the first-ever Sports Industry Internship/Co-op Networking Event Jan. 24. As a collaborative project of the Cal U Internship Center, Office of Career Services, and the sport management and athletic tr  more

SPRING BREAK BECOMES MISSION FOR QUARTET OF CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA NURSING STUDENTS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: For many college students spring break is a week of rest and recreation, often at a beach or some other vacation spot. While four Cal U RN-BSN (Bachelor of Science Nursing) nursing students will be part of a group of 10 people spending this year's spring break in Jamaica, they will be on a mission rather than a vacation. Julie Boyd (West Newton, PA), Springhill Crutchman Carmichaels, PA), M  more

SSU SOCIOLOGY PROFESSOR TO MEET WITH OBAMA TRANSITION TEAM ABOUT POVERTY, WELFARE, LOW-INCOME FAMILIES
SONOMA, Calif., Nov. 17 -- Sonoma State University issued the following press release: Dr. Sheila KatzPoverty, welfare, low-income families, and access to higher education are the issues that Sonoma State University Sociology Professor Sheila Katz will discuss at meetings with President-Elect Barack Obama's transition team at the Realizing the Promise Forum in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 4. She also plans to meet with members of Congress and their legislative staffers on Friday, Dec. 5. Ka  more

STAFF PRAISED AT BIANNUAL CONVOCATION
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 15 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Cal U President Angelo Armenti, Jr. continued his biannual tradition of meeting with assemblies of faculty, students and staff by conducting the Fall 2008 Staff Convocation on Sept. 4. "You as the staff play a very, very important role here at the university," he said. "It is you who greet the students, deal with their families and our alumni. Without you this university would grind to a h  more

Stanford Scientist Produces First-Ever Study Linking Increased Mortality Specifically To Carbon Dioxide Emissions
STANFORD, Calif., Jan. 3 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: A Stanford scientist has spelled out for the first time the direct links between increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and increases in human mortality, using a state-of-the-art computer model of the atmosphere that incorporates scores of physical and chemical environmental processes. The new findings, to be published in Geophysical Research Letters, come to light just after the Environmental Pro  more

Stanford University, Monterey Bay Aquarium And MBARI Launch New Center To Tackle Global Threats To The Oceans
STANFORD, Calif., Jan. 9 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: People have long depended on healthy oceans for food, recreation and commerce. But this irreplaceable resource is in dire trouble, say marine scientists, largely because of human impacts--from pollution to poorly managed fisheries to climate change. To address these and other major threats to the marine environment, Stanford University, the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institu  more

Stanford's Product Realization Network: Producing Real Results
STANFORD, Calif., Feb. 27 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: Stanford University engineering students know their field is more than mathematics and theory. Factory production lines--engineering you can see and touch--give us bikes, cars, laptops, medical devices and much more. Now, a long-standing Stanford organization that combines engineering and business education has been revamped to teach students how to turn good ideas into real products and distribute them in the  more

Stanford, Palo Alto To Host 'U.S. Version Of The Tour De France'; World's Best Cyclists To Race On Campus
STANFORD, Calif., Feb. 6 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: On Feb. 17, some of the world's best professional bicycle racers will be moving very fast (35 mph or more) through downtown Palo Alto and around the Oval on the Stanford campus, providing spectators free admission to a spectacle most often seen in Europe. "The Amgen Tour of California really is the U.S. version of the Tour de France," said Frank Scioscia, a Stanford development officer who has managed profes  more

STATE FARM INSURANCE, CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CONTINUE SUPPORT OF NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION FOR TEACHERS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 31 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Supporting a cause that enables teachers to become accomplished in their field which in turn provides the best education experience possible for students, State Farm Insurance and California University of Pennsylvania recently held a reception in support of National Board Certification for Teachers from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). Highlighting the event w  more

STATE PARKS WORKING WITH ALL AGENCIES TO ADDRESS RAIN, SLIDE THREATS NEAR CHINO HILLS STATE PARK
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 25 -- The Department of Parks and Recreation's State Parks unit issued the following press release: California State Parks is working with federal, state and local agencies to address the threat from debris and mud flows that are predicted in the forthcoming rains. Under direction from Governor Schwarzenegger, State Parks will be assisting with preparations needed to address flooding, mud flows and debris flows from Chino Hills State Park. "Our top priority right n  more

STEP Elementary Program Opens Doors To Non-Stanford Applicants
STANFORD, Calif., Jan. 8 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: In the fall, Stanford's top-ranked elementary teacher training program will open its doors to outside applicants for the first time. Established in 2005, the Stanford Teacher Education Program (STEP) for elementary instructors initially was open only to university undergraduates who entered as co-terminal students after earning their bachelor's degrees. In addition to a master's degree in education, the one-  more

STOCKTON CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF NOV. 18 MEETING
STOCKTON, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The Stockton City Council issued the following meeting minutes: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 LOCATION/TIME: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, SECOND FLOOR, 5:30PM - REVISED - C-1. CC/RD CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL - 4:00 PM Roll Call Present: Councilmember Bestolarides Councilmember Eggman Councilmember Nabors Vice Mayor Martin Mayor Chavez Absent: Councilmember Chapman, and Councilmember Lee. Note: Councilmember Chapman arrived to Closed Session at   more

STUDENT LOAN ACCESS
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Education issued the following newsletter: With lenders currently committing loan volume to colleges and universities for the upcoming school year, Secretary Spellings and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson detailed their experience and success at improving the functioning of the loan marketplace and providing liquidity and stability in the near term under the Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act (ECASLA) and outlined additional action to   more

STUDENT-PRODUCED TURKEYS AVAILABLE AT GIBSON FARM MARKET
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- California State University Fresno issued the following press release: With Thanksgiving just ahead, student-produced turkeys from an academic partnership with Zacky Farms of Fresno are available at the Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market at California State University, Fresno. The University Agricultural Laboratory (University Farm) also will donate 25 frozen turkeys to Poverello House, which serves a traditional Thanksgiving dinner to hundreds of homeless people ea  more

STUDENTS CASH IN ON CONSTRUCTION COMPETITION
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 3 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State students in the College of Engineering and Computer Science took first and second place in the first Granite Collegiate Challenge, Oct. 24-26 in Sacramento. The students also brought home a little spending money. The first place team won $10,000 and the second place team won $5,000. The challenge, hosted by Granite Construction Company's Sacramento office, pitted engine  more

STUDENTS LET OTHERS WALK A MILE IN THEIR SHOES
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Feb. 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: It has often been said that the little things in life mean a lot. Students of Dr. Carol Biddington's ethics in sports classes have accomplished this by allowing underprivileged children to walk at least a mile in their shoes. Since last fall, Biddington's students have collected nearly 200 pairs of old, but still quite, usable shoes to send to Africa through Hoops4Hope. A global, non-profit  more

Students Raise Voices for Choral Festival
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 14 -- Westmont College issued the following news release: Seven regional high school choirs will practice and perform with Westmont's four choral groups in the fourth annual Fall Choral Festival at First Presbyterian Church, Constance and State Street, Friday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Westmont Men's and Women's Chorales, Chamber Singers and College Choir will perform along with high school students from across Southern Califor  more

Students Work with Children at ACI-Funded Summer Camp
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill., Aug. 8 -- Trinity Christian College issued the following news release: Eight Trinity students have been spending their summer working at a summer day camp for children ages 5 to 12 enrolled through Restoration Ministries in Harvey, Illinois. The internship program, funded by a grant from the Associated Colleges of Illinois, is providing Trinity students with the opportunity to work with elementary and middle school children from high-need schools. Activities teach the   more

SUBCONTRACTING AND TEAMING SEMINAR PLANNED
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 19 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's Government Agency Coordination Office (GACO) is hosting an "Introduction to Subcontracting and Teaming in Federal Government Contracting" seminar from 9 a.m. to Noon on Wednesday, December 3, 2008. The seminar will be held at the Holiday Inn, Monroeville, PA. Subcontracting and teaming may be the first opportunity small businesses have to gain experie  more

SUMMER EXPERIENCE '08 CULMINATES WITH 'ALICE IN WONDERLAND JR.', JULY 26 AT STEELE HALL MAINSTAGE THEATRE, 6 P.M.
CALIFORNIA, Pa., July 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Curtain Up! Light the lights! The Mon Valley Performing Arts Academy has been hard at work at Summer Experience 2008. This year the MVPs (Most Valuable Performers) will be performing Disney's "Alice In Wonderland Jr". in the Mainstage Theatre of Steele Hall on the campus of California University of Pennsylvania. The show will be performed on Saturday, July 26, beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets ar  more

SUN DEVIL WOMEN CLAIM THIRD PAC-10 TRACK & FIELD TITLE
TEMPE, Ariz., May 18 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The Arizona State University women's track and field team scored 186.5 points to claim its third title in a row while the men place second as the 2008 Pac-10 Conference Championships presented by 76 Gasoline came to a close Saturday night on Joe Selleh Track at Sun Angel Stadium in Tempe. The women claimed crowns in four events on the day and seven overall to become only the second women's team to win three i  more

SUN DEVILS EARN FIRST-EVER NATIONAL SOFTBALL CROWN
TEMPE, Ariz., June 4 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: ASU's Katie Burkhart hurled a four-hitter, and Sun Devils slugger Kaitlin Cochran notched a three-run homer as the softball squad earned its first NCAA Women's College World Series title with an 11-0 romp over Texas A&M in Oklahoma City June 3. The Sun Devils, who ended the postseason with a perfect 10-0 mark, went 5-0 at this year's WCWS after losing its three most recent games at the event. The champions  more

SUNY-PAEG CELEBRATES 20 YEARS WITH WORLD AIDS DAY SPEAKER DUAH
POTSDAM, N.Y., Nov. 13 -- The State University of New York at Potsdam issued the following news release: The SUNY Potsdam AIDS Education Group (SUNY-PAEG) is recognizing its 20th year on campus and the 20th official observation of World AIDS Day with a lecture by infectious disease specialist, Dr. Marylene Duah, on Monday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. in the Dunn Hall Dance Theater. Dr. Duah headed the HIV clinic in Gouverneur between 1997 and 2005 and has been chair of the infection control clinic a  more

SUPREME COURT e-TICKET WINS 3RD HONOR
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 21 -- The Indiana Supreme Court issued the following news release: The Indiana Supreme Court's electronic Citation and Warning System (eCWS) was honored with the first place Cygnus 2008 Innovation Award for Software at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference in San Diego, California earlier this month. eCWS also received an honorable mention in the prestigious 2008 Best of the Web and Digital Government Achievement Awards given by the Center for Digi  more

SUSPECTS ARRESTED AFTER INVESTIGATION
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 24 -- The Huntsville Police Department issued the following news release: On Thursday, November 20, 2008, an ongoing investigation by the Madison/Morgan County STrAtegic Counterdrug (STAC) Team, was concluded with the execution of several search warrants and the arrests of several suspects. The operation was a joint effort of the STAC Team, the Huntsville Police Department's SWAT team, and support was also provided by Madison Police Department. As a result, the STAC Tea  more

SVEDARSKY, SPEAKS AT WILDLIFE SERVICES MEETING
CROOKSTON, Minn., May 27 -- University of Minnesota Crookston issued the following news release: From the Northwest Research and Outreach Center: A national meeting of the Wildlife Services agency was held in late May in Estes Park, Colo., to report on progress and techniques used in managing and control of certain animal species which come into conflict with humans. Wildlife Services is a program within the U. S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHI  more

SVSU LECTURE SERIES TO EXAMINE CREATIVITY, INTELLIGENCE, AND SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich., Sept. 5 -- Saginaw Valley State University issued the following press release: Creativity, intelligence and science will be under the microscope during the 2008 Fall Focus Lecture Series at Saginaw Valley State University. The series includes 2008 O'Neill Lecture, the Edwards Lecture, Dow Visiting Scholars and Artists lectures, and the Hoffmann/Willertz Lecture, plus a special full-day symposium. The schedule will provide audiences with a fresh perspective on the   more

SWIM/DIVE TEAMS HOLD RAFFLE DRAWING
WHITEWATER, Wis., Oct. 1 -- The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater issued the following news release: Would you like to save gas? Well you can do just that when you support UW-W men's and women's varsity swim and dive teams. The team will be having a raffle drawing in which the top prize is a scooter. This could be your opportunity to help the team and lower your gas bill! Unlike most varsity sports, the swim team does not have a booster club for continual support. In January 2009 most of  more

SYNDICATED COLUMNIST GUSTAVO ARELLANO TO DISCUSS GROWING UP 'MEXICAN' IN ORANGE COUNTY
NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Nov. 19 -- California State University Northridge issued the following press release: Cultural pundit Gustavo Arellano, author of the award-winning, syndicated column "Ask a Mexican," will discuss his new book, "Orange County: A Personal History," on Monday, Nov. 24, at Cal State Northridge. His presentation, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. in the Whitsett Room, room 451, on the fourth floor of Sierra Hall, located on the west   more

TEACHERS BUILD LESSONS ON PRIMARY SOURCES
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 8 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Fourteen local teachers from the Belle Vernon Area, Bethel Park, Bethlehem-Center, Brownsville and Uniontown Area school districts attended the third annual Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Summer Institute on California University's main campus. Billed as "the summer's best professional development experience," it was designed to help teachers from all disciplines an  more

TECHNO-SAVVY ALUMNUS INVENTS HIS OWN SUCCESS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 10 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Jerry Salandro '70 is a hard man to forget. It's not that he stands out in the crowd. In fact, he looks like any other entrepreneur who holds more than 50 patent claims. What is so memorable about Jerry is that the technologies he's developed during the past 30 years have changed how teachers teach and how students learn. He is originally from near Crabtree, PA, and a 1966 graduate of Latro  more

TECHNOLOGY CEO DONATES VIDEO EDUCATION DEVICE
INDIANA, Pa., April 25 -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: When Gibsonia resident Jerry Salandro was a graduate student at IUP in the 1970s, he did research that was the basis of advanced digital video technology now used in education and athletic programs across the country. Salandro, president and CEO of IRIS Technologies in Greensburg, and his wife, Leslie, recently donated to IUP the end result of that research, a Landro play analyzer. In his res  more

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION GRADUATE STUDENTS COMPLETE MENALLEN ELEMENTARY COURTYARD SERVICE LEARNING PROJECT
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Three students in a Technology Education graduate class on Sustainable Development have completed a redesign of the interior courtyard at Menallen Elementary School in the Uniontown School District. Paul Beard, Brian Anderson, Michael Grubbs, and Professor Peter Wright attended the final August meeting to share their planning results for the Menallen Courtyard Project. The graduate students  more

TEMPLE HONORS ALUMNUS ARMENTI
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University President Angelo Armenti, Jr. received Temple University's 2008 Certificate of Honor during its annual Founder's Celebration. At its annual dinner the Temple University Alumni Association recognizes one distinguished alumnus from each of the university's colleges or schools. The award accepted by Dr. Armenti is the highest honor given to alumni by Temple's College of S  more

TEMPORARY BOAT LOCK CLOSURE FOR REPAIRS AT SUISUN MARSH SALINITY CONTROL GATES STRUCTURES
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The California Department of Boating & Waterways issued the following news release: The California Department of Water Resources advises that it will operate the boat locks at the Salinity Control Structure, located 2.2 nautical miles from the easterly end of Montezuma Slough at coordinates, 3805'36"N12153'07"W, starting October 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009, contingent on hydrologic conditions. From October 1, 2008, the flashboards will be in place across t  more

The Larry King Cardiac Foundation Partners with Rush University Medical Center to Provide Heart Care for the Underserved
CHICAGO, Sept. 16 -- Rush University issued the following news release: The Larry King Cardiac Foundation and Rush University Medical Center have joined forces to provide life-saving cardiac care for patients who have no insurance or limited means. The goal is to bring critical care to people who have run out of options. Cardiologists and heart surgeons at Rush will donate their time and perform surgeries at no cost to the patient. The Larry King Cardiac Foundation provides funding to comp  more

THE MIX OF STUDENTS AT UC RIVERSIDE MAKES FOR A RICH ENVIRONMENT
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The University of California at Riverside issued the following press release: Two months ago, as students returned to classes at the University of California, Riverside, they were greeted by bright yellow banners. In a move befitting California's most ethnically diverse campus, each banner included the word, "Welcome," written in ten different languages. But UCR's diversity extends far beyond ethnicity. In recent years, the school has become increasingly attra  more

THE SMART WAY TO STUDY: UC SAN DIEGO RESEARCHERS REPORT ON HOW TO IMPROVE LONG-TERM LEARNING
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: Combine the aphorisms that "practice makes perfect" and "timing is everything" into one and you might get something resembling findings published in this month's issue of Psychological Science. Proper spacing of lessons, the researchers report, can dramatically enhance learning. And larger gaps between study sessions result in better recall of facts. Conversely: Cramming - whether it'  more

THEATRE DEPARTMENT APPLAUDS SCHOLARSHIP GRANT
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 29 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: When Robert "Bob" Patti and his daughter Rachel began visiting colleges several years ago, the journey culminated with her deciding to come to California University of Pennsylvania. That decision also paved the way for a generous scholarship grant that will help theater and dance students realize their dreams of a college education. Recently, the William T. Morris Foundation (WTM) awarded   more

THEATRE PRODUCTIONS SET FOR JAN. 24, 25
MOREHEAD, Ky., Jan. 17 -- Morehead State University issued the following news release: Morehead State University theatre students will present two shows slated to be performed in area elementary, middle and high schools and the Lucille Little Theatre. The students will stage "The Last Fraction Hero" and "Barbie Get Real" on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 24-25 at the Little Theatre, located in Breckinridge Hall on the Morehead campus. Both shows will be presented by The Little Company, and will  more

THIRD ANNUAL HIP-HOP CONFERENCE AT CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SET FOR APRIL 3
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 25 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: An impressive list of panelists highlights California University's Second Annual Hip Hop Conference that will take place at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, in the Steele Hall Main Stage on campus. Dr. Kelton Edmonds, faculty member in Cal U's Department of History and Political Science, will sever as the panel moderator. The Keynote Panel is "The Meta Language of Hip-hop." Comprising the p  more

THOMAS WEBER WINS LOU GROZA AWARD
ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 6 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: Arizona State University football student-athlete Thomas Weber was named the winner of the 2007 Lou Groza Award, given to the nation's top kicker. He won the award at the ESPN College Awards show in Orlando. Weber, a redshirt freshman from Downey, California, was 22-23 on field goals during the regular season for the Co-Pac-10 Champs. Weber is the first Sun Devil to ever win the Groza Award.  more

THORNE SIGNS JUNIOR COLLEGE ALL-AMERICAN
TEMPE, Ariz., April 21 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: Arizona State head women's basketball coach Charli Turner Thorne today announced that junior college All-American Jazlyn Davis has signed a letter of intent to study and play basketball at ASU. A 5-9 guard, Davis comes to ASU after two seasons at Mt. SAC (Calif.) Community College, where she helped lead the Mounties to state titles in 2007 and 2008. "Jazlyn Davis is a dynamic player who will be an o  more

THOUSAND OAKS CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF JULY 22 MEETING
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 22 -- The Thousand Oaks City Council issued the following meeting minutes: Thousand Oaks California July 22 2008 The City Council Redevelopment Agency Meeting was called to order at 6 00 p m by Mayor Agency Chair Jacqui Irwin in Council Chambers 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard Thousand Oaks California with Councilmembers Directors Andy Fox Dennis Gillette and Tom Glancy Councilmember Bill de la Pena arrived 6 05 p m Also present were City Manager Agency Executiv  more

THOUSAND OAKS CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF JULY 8 MEETING
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 8 -- The Thousand Oaks City Council issued the following meeting minutes: Thousand Oaks California Julv 8 2008 The City Council Redevelopment Agency Meeting was called to order at 6 05 p m by Mayor Agency Chair Jacqui Irwin in Council Chambers 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard Thousand Oaks California with Councilmembers Directors Andy Fox Dennis Gillette Claudia Bill de la Pena and Tom Glancy Also present were City Manager Agency Executive Director Scott Mitnick   more

THOUSAND OAKS CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF SEPT. 23 MEETING
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 23 -- The Thousand Oaks City Council issued the following meeting minutes: Thousand Oaks California September 23 2008 The City Council Redevelopment Agency Meeting was called to order at 6 00 p m by Mayor Agency Chair Jacqui Irwin in Council Chambers 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard Thousand Oaks California with Councilmembers Directors Andy Fox Dennis Gillette and Tom Glancy Councilmember Bill de la Peiia arrived 6 05 p m Also present were City ManCger Agency E  more

TOP AGGIES NAMED AT NORTHWEST SCHOOL REUNION AT UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA CROOKSTON ON JUNE 28
CROOKSTON, Minn., July 3 -- University of Minnesota Crookston issued the following news release: On Friday and Saturday, June 27-28, the Northwest School of Agriculture (NWSA) welcomed back alumni to University of Minnesota, Crookston campus for their annual reunion. Four outstanding alumni were recognized with the Top Aggie award. The 2008 Top Aggies are Charles Vind, '48, Fertile, Minn.; Wallace Sparby, ex. '53; Thief River Falls, Minn.; Ray Anderson, '58, East Grand Forks, Minn.; and Karen  more

TORRANCE AIRPORT COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF AUG. 14 MEETING
TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 14 -- The Torrance Airport Commission issued the following meeting minutes: August 14, 2008 1.CALL TO ORDER The Torrance Airport Commission convened in a regular session on Thursday, August 14, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers at Torrance City Hall. 2.ROLL CALL Present:Commissioners Dingman, Fitch, Gates, Phillips, Tymczyszyn, and Chairperson Adams. Absent:None. Also Present:Facility Operations Manager Megerdichian. 3.FLAG SALUTE Commissioner  more

TORRANCE AIRPORT COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF JULY 10 MEETING
TORRANCE, Calif., July 10 -- The Torrance Airport Commission issued the following meeting minutes: July 10, 2008 1.CALL TO ORDER The Torrance Airport Commission convened in a regular session on Thursday, July 10, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers at Torrance City Hall. 2.ROLL CALL Present:Commissioners Dingman, Fitch, Gates, Phillips, Tymczyszyn, and Chairperson Adams. Absent:None. Also Present:Facility Operations Manager Megerdichian. 3.FLAG SALUTE Chairperson Adam  more

TORRANCE CULTURAL ARTS COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF AUG. 18 MEETING
TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 18 -- The Torrance Cultural Arts Commission issued the following meeting minutes: August 18, 2008 1.CALL TO ORDER The Torrance Cultural Arts Commission convened in a regular session at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 18, 2008 in the West Annex meeting room at Torrance City Hall. 2.FLAG SALUTE Commissioner Candioty led the Pledge of Allegiance. 3.ROLL CALL Present:Commissioners Candioty, Endo-Roberts, Miranda, Smisek, Rische, and Chairperson Strehler. Ab  more

TRUSTEES APPROVE HONORARY DEGREES TO NEUROBIOLOGY, HEALTH CARE LEADERS
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., Nov. 21 -- Pennsylvania State University issued the following news release: Penn State's Board of Trustees approved (Nov. 21) the granting of honorary doctorates to George Koob, professor and chair of the Committee on the Neurobiology of Addictive Disorders at The Scripps Research Institute, and Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. A pioneering researcher in the field of substance abuse and stress, Koob investigates the neurob  more

TRUSTEES RENEW PRESIDENT'S CONTRACT
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Sept. 15 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: It's phenomenal how far we've come." With those words the chairman of California University's Council of Trustees, Leo Krantz, summed up the work of Dr. Angelo Armenti, Jr., as well as Cal U faculty and staff, during the Council of Trustees' quarterly meeting Sept. 3. "Nine years ago when I got involved with the Trustees, it was like a packet of problems," Krantz said. "It is not a pack  more

TWO CAL U STUDENTS WILL BLOG AT POLITICAL CONVENTIONS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Aug. 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: While the upcoming Democratic and Republican National Conventions will be sealing the selection of the presumptive presidential nominees Barack Obama and John McCain, these events will be an invaluable hands-on learning experience for Cal U political science majors Andrew Pirring (Frederick, Md.) and Stephanie Guglielmi (Monongahela, Pa.). Both aspiring politicians will share their experien  more

TWO CANCER DRUGS PREVENT, REVERSE TYPE 1 DIABETES, UCSF STUDY SHOWS
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 17 -- The University of California at San Francisco issued the following press release: Two common cancer drugs have been shown to both prevent and reverse type 1 diabetes in a mouse model of the disease, according to research conducted at the University of California, San Francisco. The drugs - imatinib (marketed as Gleevec) and sunitinib (marketed as Sutent) - were found to put type 1 diabetes into remission in 80 percent of the test mice and work permanently in 80 perce  more

Two Faculty Members Receive Grants For Innovative Energy Research
STANFORD, Calif., Jan. 9 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: Competition for federal funding is fierce, and the odds seem even slimmer for unconventional research, regardless of its potential. But two Stanford professors will receive awards to finance their work over the next year for just that kind of outside-of-the-box thinking. "We recognize the difficulty faculty can have, particularly early in their careers, in gaining funding for high-risk, unproven projects," s  more

TWO SECOND-TIER $250,000 MEGA MILLIONS TICKETS SOLD IN MARYLAND
BALTIMORE, Nov. 24 -- The Maryland State Lottery Agency issued the following news release: Maryland Lottery players should check their Mega Millions tickets from Friday night's drawing. That's because the drawing produced two $250,000 second-tier winners in Maryland. The winning numbers were 01, 22, 52, 53, 56 and Mega Ball 45. The winners matched all five numbers, except the Mega Ball. The winning tickets were sold at BWI Liquors, located at 7502 Connelly Dr. in Hanover and JT's Market & Del  more

U.S. CANNOT AFFORD TRADE AGREEMENT
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 -- Rep. Phil Hare, D-Ill. (17th CD), issued the following column: Politico Now that the election is over, the talk in Washington has shifted to a possible lame-duck session of Congress and the urgent need to revitalize our economy. Democrats have argued for investing in our crumbling infrastructure and providing relief to the struggling U.S. auto industry. But President George W. Bush has instead insisted on the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, a measure that would o  more

U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION INTERCEPTS 3 DRUG SMUGGLING ATTEMPTS AT CALEXICO DOWNTOWN PORT
CALEXICO, CA, Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued the following press release: U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico Downtown port of entry foiled three cocaine smuggling attempts worth over $1.2 million in three days, officials announced today. The most recent interception occurred at about 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 19, when a silver 2004 Mini-Cooper with Baja California plates was escorted to the ve  more

U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION OFFICERS IN NIAGARA FALLS ARREST MAN WANTED IN CALIFORNIA
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., Nov. 26 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued the following press release: U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the apprehension of a United States permanent resident wanted in California for identity theft, burglary and grand theft. CBP officers at the Rainbow Bridge border crossing in Niagara Falls, New York, received notification Wednesday from Canada Border Services Agency that Mohammad Mohammadi, a 28-year-  more

U.S. EPA HONORS POSTAL SERVICE FOR PLEDGING TO REMOVE NEARLY 8,000 POUNDS OF LEAD FROM ITS VEHICLE FLEET
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19 -- The Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 office issued the following news release: As part of the National Partnership for Environmental Priorities program, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today honored the Pacific Area of the U.S. Postal Service for its commitment to voluntarily replace all lead wheel weights for approximately 31,000 fleet delivery vehicles - removing more than 8,000 pounds of lead from its workplace operations and potential deposition   more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Alabama (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Alabama. *** WIPO: Inventors in Alabama, California Develop Arthritis Treatment GENEVA, Nov. 24 - John A. Secrist and Zhican Qu, both of Birmingham, Ala., William R. Waud of Mountain Brook, Ala., and Xiangmin Cui of San Bruno, Calif., have developed a method for treating arthritis. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention relates to "treating or prevent  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Arizona (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Arizona. *** WIPO: Inventors in Arizona, California Develop Dermatitic Symptoms Management System GENEVA, Nov. 24 - Lawrence A. Rheins of Glendale, Ariz., David A. Ashley of Phoenix, Ariz., James H. Brown of Scottsdale, Ariz., James S. Brown of Gilbert, Ariz., John C. Hill of Mesa, Ariz., and John Reinhardt of Riverside, Calif., have developed a method of managing dermatitic symptoms of mammalian integument  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Arizona (Nov. 25)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Arizona. *** California, Arizona, Colorado Inventors Develop Single Event Upset Resistant Memory Cell ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Martin L. Voogel of Los Altos, Calif., Austin H. Lesea of Los Gatos, Calif., Carl H. Carmichael of San Jose, Calif., Shahin Toutounchi of Pleasanton, Calif., Michael J. Hart of Palo Alto, Calif., Kevin T. Look of Fremont, Calif., de Jan L. Jong of Cupertino, Calif., Joseph J. Fab  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Arizona (Nov. 29)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Arizona. *** WIPO: Inventor in Arizona Develops Improved Software Testing System GENEVA, Nov. 28 - Rick R. Roth of Tucson, Ariz., has developed an improved software testing system. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the present invention an "improved software testing system is described. In various embodiments, the improved software testing system receives   more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in California (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in California. *** California Inventors Develop Time Multiplexed Resistors Matching System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 22 -- Mehmet Aslan of Sunnyvale, Calif., Dan D'Aquino of San Diego, have developed a method for matching time-multiplexed resistors. According to the abstract released by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "An embodiment of the present invention is directed to a method of matching time-multiplexed res  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in California (Nov. 25)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in California. *** California Inventors Develop Low Cost Line Buffer Design ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Genkun Jason Yang of Saratoga, Calif., Jean-Huang Chen of Cupertino, Calif., and Richard H. Wyman of Sunnyvale, Calif., have developed a method for low cost line buffer design. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "Various aspects of the low cost line buffer system allow  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in California (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in California. *** California Inventors Develop Hybrid Navigation Satellite Receiver ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 23 -- Paul W. McBurney of San Francisco, Arthur N. Woo of Cupertino, Calif., and France Rode of Los Altos, Calif., have developed a communication device combination system. According to a description of the invention, released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "The present invention relates to the p  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in California (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in California. *** California Inventors Develop Stir Formation Apparatus ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Robert S. Forrest of Santa Ana, Calif., and Douglas J. Waldron of Fountain Valley, Calif., have developed a stir forming method. According to the abstract released by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "An apparatus and method for forming a workpiece to a desired, non-planar configuration are provided. At least o  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in California (Nov. 28)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 28 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in California. *** WIPO: Inventors in California Develop Antibodies Identification Methods GENEVA, Nov. 27 - Ramesh R. Bhatt, Lawrence Horowitz, and Arun K Kashyap, all from California, have developed methods for identifying antibodies. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the present invention concerns "methods and means for identifying, producing, and engineering  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in California (Nov. 29)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in California. *** California Inventor Develops Hanger for Fire Sprinkler Pipe ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- Richard W. Heath of Yorba Linda, Calif., has developed a fire sprinkler pipe. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A one-piece hanger is formed with a pair of spaced segments or legs joined by an end wall. Each segment has a recess formed in an edge which is open   more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Colorado (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Colorado. *** Colorado Inventors Develop Philanthropy Management Apparatus ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 22 -- Troy Stremler of Parker, Colo., Stephen P. Clark of Monument, Colo., and Jeffrey M. Emrich of Colorado Springs, Colo., have developed a philanthropy management system. According to the abstract released by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A philanthropic donation management system and methods of use and d  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Colorado (Nov. 25)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Colorado. *** Colorado Inventor Develops Plural Pseudo-Static Memory System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Kenneth J. Mobley of Colorado Springs, Colo., has developed a memory device. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A method and device for hiding refresh operations during accesses to sub-arrays of a pseudo-static memory device. By refreshing sub-array.sub.j while f  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Colorado (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Colorado. *** Colorado, California Inventors Develop Integrated Circuit Dice Reliability Increasement System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- Kristopher R. Marcus and Charles B. Friedberg, both of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Paul I. Suciu of Saratoga, Calif., have developed a method for increasing integrated circuit dice reliability. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "Se  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Colorado (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Colorado. *** Colorado Inventors Develop Negative-Working Radiation-Sensitive Composition ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- Jianfei Yu, Kevin B.Ray, Shashikant Saraiya and Paul R. West, all from Fort Collins, Colo., and Thomas R. Jordan of Windsor, Colo., have developed a negative-working imageable element. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A radiating-sensitive compositi  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Connecticut (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Connecticut. *** North Carolina, Connecticut Inventors Develop Multi-Field Rule Specification Compressing Method ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Piyush C. Patel and Ravinder K. Sabhikhi, both of Cary, N.C., Everett A. Corl, Jr. of Raleigh, N.C., Gordon T. Davis of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Marco Heddes of Shelton, Conn., have developed a multi-field rule specification compressing system. According to the abstrac  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Connecticut (Nov. 29)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Connecticut. *** Connecticut Inventors Develop Ornamental Design for Safety Razor Handle ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov 25 -- Gregg A. Micinilio of Trumbull, Conn., and Wes Rhoad of Hamden, Conn., have developed an ornamental design for a safety razor handle, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office announced. The patent has been assigned to Eveready Battery Co. Inc., St. Louis, Mo. The inventors were issued U.S. Patent  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Delaware (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Delaware. *** Delaware, California, Pennsylvania Inventors Develop Fermentable Carbon Source Bioconversion System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- Mark Emptage of Wilmington, Del., Lisa A. Laffend of Claymont, Del., Jeff P. Pucci of Pacifica, Calif., Gregory Whited of Belmont, Calif., and Sharon L. Haynie of Philadelphia, have developed a method for fermentable carbon source bioconversion. According to a descri  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Florida (Nov. 25)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Florida. *** WIPO: Inventors in Florida, California, Washington, Georgia Develop Voicemail Receptionist System GENEVA, Nov. 24 - Scott Swanburg of Coral Springs, Fla., Andre Okada of Seattle, Paul Hanson of Kirkland, Wash., and Chris Young of Roswell, Ga., have developed a voicemail receptionist system. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention relates  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Florida (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Florida. *** Florida Inventor Develops Self-Welding Fastener Device ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Kenneth Ford of Panama City, Fla., has developed a fastener device for welding. According to the abstract released by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A fastener device has a body member for welding and securing structural members together. The body member has a lateral bore extending between an upper flat side   more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Georgia (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Georgia. *** California, Georgia Inventors Develop Scheduling, Decision Making System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Tom Carpenter of Costa Mesa, Calif., and Clayton Monkus of Marietta, Ga., have developed a scheduling and decision making method. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "The inventive subject matter herein is directed toward improved scheduling and planning  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Georgia (Nov. 25)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Georgia. *** WIPO: Inventors in Florida, California, Washington, Georgia Develop Voicemail Receptionist System GENEVA, Nov. 24 - Scott Swanburg of Coral Springs, Fla., Andre Okada of Seattle, Paul Hanson of Kirkland, Wash., and Chris Young of Roswell, Ga., have developed a voicemail receptionist system. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention relates  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Georgia (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Georgia. *** Georgia Inventor Develops Ornamental Design for Heat Sink ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- Jeff R. Shaner of Covington, Ga., has developed an ornamental design for a heat sink, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office announced. The patent has been assigned to ABL IP Holding LLC, Lithonia, Ga. The inventor was issued U.S. Patent No. D581,376 on Nov. 25. The original application was filed on Nov. 8, 20  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Georgia (Nov. 29)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Georgia. *** WIPO: Inventors in Arizona, California, Georgia Develop Automatic Weight Generation for Probabilistic Matching GENEVA, Nov. 28 - Scott Schumacher of Northridge, Calif., Norman S. Adams of Cave Creek, Ariz., and Scott Ellard of Marietta, Ga., have developed an automatic weight generation for probabilistic matching. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Illinois (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Illinois. *** WIPO: Inventors in Illinois Develop Method for Wireless Communication GENEVA, Nov. 26 - Geoffrey D. Nass of Rolling Meadows, Ill., and Norman R. Mcfarland of Palatine, Ill., have developed a method for wireless communication. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the present invention a "method for wireless communication within a building automat  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Illinois (Nov. 29)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Illinois. *** WIPO: Inventors in Illinois Develop Irrigation Control Valve GENEVA, Nov. 28 - Noel Wayne Anderson of Fargo, N.D., and Mark William Stelford of Sycamore, Ill., have developed a irrigation control valve. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention refers an "irrigation control valve has two movable members, that can independently or in combi  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Iowa (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Iowa. *** Pennsylvania, Iowa Inventors Develop Grain Tank Unloader ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Jeffrey D. Frego of Willow Street, Pa., John B. Crego of New Holland, Pa., and Aziz Talbi of Davenport, Iowa, have developed an unloader control for grain tank conveyor. According to a description of the invention, released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "This invention relates generally to an unloader   more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Kentucky (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Kentucky. *** WIPO: Inventors in Ohio, Kentucky, California Develop Ultrasonic Surgical Instrument GENEVA, Nov. 26 - Nicholas I. Krosher and Tracy D. Lopes, both of Mason, Ohio, Aaron C. Voegele and Daniel W. Price, both of Loveland, Ohio, John A. Weed of Monroe, Ohio, Kip M. Rupp of New Richmond, Ohio, Scott A. Woodruff of Gahanna, Ohio, Mark A. Neurohr of Newport, Ky., Terry A. Mcfarland of Burlington, Ky  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Maryland (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Maryland. *** Florida, Maryland Inventors Develop Novel Fast Encoded Data Word Correlator Transform System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Gregory S. Rawlins of Heathrow, Fla., and Ray Kassel of Gaithersburg, Md., have developed a method for correlatingencoded data word. According to a description of the invention, released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "The present invention relates to matched filter  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Massachusetts (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Massachusetts. *** WIPO: Inventors in Massachusetts Develop Neuromuscular Late Wave Activity Detecting System GENEVA, Nov. 24 - Srivathsan Krishnamachari of Cambridge, Mass., Xuan Kong of Acton, Mass., Brian Tracey of Arlington, Mass., and Michael Williams of Melrose, Mass., have developed a method of assessing neuromuscular function. According to a description of the invention, released by the World Inte  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Massachusetts (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Massachusetts. *** Massachusetts Inventors Develop Software Process Zone Naming Resource Apparatus ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- James Edward Lavallee of Boylston, Mass., Francois Gauvin of Salem, Mass., and Sheldon Lowenthal of Lexington, Mass., have developed a method for zone naming resources. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A software process receives a command   more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Massachusetts (Nov. 29)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Massachusetts. *** WIPO: Inventors in Massachusetts Develop Power Efficient Communication System GENEVA, Nov. 28 - Andrea R. Biagioni of Melrose, Mass., Alan M. Cohen of Newton, Mass., and Jeffrey R. Thumm of Norfolk, Mass., have developed a monitoring system. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention refers a "monitoring system comprises a specific re  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Michigan (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Michigan. *** Michigan Inventors Develop Vehicle Article Carrier ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 22 -- Jeffrey M Aftanas of Ortonville, Mich., Gerard J Kmita of Allen Park, Mich., and Donald R Potter of Clarkston, Mich., have developed a vehicle article carrier. According to the abstract released by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A vehicle article carrier having a pair of cross bars that can be positioned in a sto  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Minnesota (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Minnesota. *** WIPO: Inventors in Minnesota Develop System with Hermetically Sealed Bodies GENEVA, Nov. 26 - Benjamin R. Fruland of Plymouth, Minn., Kevin J. Persuitti of Andover, Minn., Scott Dahl of Minneapolis, have developed a system comprising hermetically sealed bodies. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the present subject matter includes a "system whic  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Nevada (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Nevada. *** WIPO: Inventors in Illinois, Nevada Develop Wagering Game Environments Player Information GENEVA, Nov. 24 - Shridhar P. Joshi of Naperville, Ill., Candace Lucas of Skokie, Ill., and Alfred Thomas of Las Vegas, have developed a using player information in wagering game environments. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention relates to "syste  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Nevada (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Nevada. *** Nevada, Massachusetts Inventors Develop Actinide Elements Isotopes Separation System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- Kenneth R. Czerwinski of Henderson, Nev., and Martin F. Polz of Cambridge, Mass., have developed a method for enriching actinide element isotope. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "The present invention provides methods for separating isotopes   more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in New Hampshire (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in New Hampshire. *** WIPO: Inventors in California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont Develop Excess Uncured Build Material Removal Method GENEVA, Nov. 26 - Charles W. Hull of Santa Clarita, Calif., Mehdi Mojdeh of Valencia, Calif., Charles R. Sperry of Leeds, Mass., Dennis F. Mcnamara Jr. of Charlestown, N.H., and Suzanne M. Scott of Springfield, Vt., have developed a method for removing uncured building  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in New Jersey (Nov. 25)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in New Jersey. *** WIPO: Inventors in New Jersey, Pennsylvania Develop Herbicidal Composition GENEVA, Nov. 24 - James T. Bahr of Hopewell, N.J., and Thomas E. Hashman of West Chester, Pa., have developed a herbicidal composition. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the present invention provides a "herbicidal composition comprising a first herbicide and a second he  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in New Jersey (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in New Jersey. *** New Jersey Inventor Develops Deterministic Jitter Compensating Method ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 23 -- Peter J. Pupalaikis of Ramsey, N.J., has developed a method of compensating for deterministic jitter. According to the abstract released by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A system and method for compensation of deterministic jitter in measurements made when utilizing a plurality of time inter  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in New Jersey (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in New Jersey. *** New Jersey Inventors Develop Belt Buckle Supporting Hanger ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 22 -- Chester Kolton of Westfield, N.J., and Michael Norman of East Brunswick, N.J., have developed a hanger for supporting a belt buckle. According to the abstract released by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "In accordance with the present invention, the foregoing disadvantages of the prior art are addressed.   more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in New Mexico (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in New Mexico. *** California, New Mexico Inventors Develop Interactive Optical Disc Device Information Reproduction Method ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Allan B. Lamkin of San Diego, Todd R. Collart of Los Altos, Calif., and Greg Gewickey of Silver City, N.M., have developed a multimedia content presentation method. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A media services int  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in New York (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in New York. *** New York Inventors Develop Centrifugal Compressor ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Robert Leroy Baker of Williamsville, N.Y., Ahmed Abdelwahab of Tonawanda, N.Y., and Gordon J. Gerber of Boston, N.Y., have developed centrifugal compressors for cryogenic rectification systems. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A compressor having a defined large diameter   more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in North Carolina (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in North Carolina. *** WIPO: Inventors in North Carolina Develop Nucleic Acid Molecule Activity Modulation System GENEVA, Nov. 24 - Bruce A. Sullenger, Sabah Oney, Tung Suet Ruby Lam and Kam Leong, all from Durham, N.C., have developed a method of modulating the activity of a nucleic acid molecule. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the present invention relates   more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in North Carolina (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in North Carolina. *** Ohio, North Carolina Inventors Develop Ornamental Design for Medical Sample Site ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- Charles S. Baxter of Worthington, Ohio, and Theodore J. Mosler of Raleigh, N.C., have developed an ornamental design for a medical sample site, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office announced. The patent has been assigned to Smiths Medical ASD Inc., Rockland, Mass. The inventors w  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in North Carolina (Nov. 29)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in North Carolina. *** North Carolina Inventor Develops Railway Surveillance Vehicle Releasing System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- Thomas L. Jones of Asheville, N.C., has developed a railway surveillance vehicle storing device. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "Systems and devices for storing railway surveillance vehicles on trains and placing railway surveillance vehi  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in North Dakota (Nov. 25)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in North Dakota. *** California, North Dakota Inventors Develop Strap Assembly with Functional Block ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- Scott Herrmann and Glenn Gengel, both of Hollister, Calif., Gordon S. W. Craig of Palo Alto, Calif., Ali A. Tootoonchi of San Jose, Calif., and Randy Eisenhardt of Fargo, N.D., have developed a strap assembly. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Ohio (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Ohio. *** Ohio Inventors Develop Automated Canister Reloading Machine ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 22 -- Robert Bowser, Jeffrey Eastman, Michael Harty, Andrew Junkins and Roy Shirah, all from North Canton, Ohio, Matthew Force of Uniontown, Ohio, H. Thomas Graef of Bolivar, Ohio, Mark Owens of Louisville, Ohio, Michael E. Lindroos of Norton, Ohio, Mike Ryan of Canton, Ohio, and Alan Looney of Chagin Falls, Ohio, ha  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Ohio (Nov. 25)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Ohio. *** WIPO: Inventors in Indiana, Ohio Develop Hyperthermia Apparatus GENEVA, Nov. 24 - J. Michael Fausset of Lafayette, Ind., and Robert J. Schindler of Euclid, Ohio, have developed a portable hyperthermia apparatus. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention relates to an "apparatus for implementing hyperthermia may include a reservoir cartridge h  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Ohio (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Ohio. *** Ohio Inventors Develop Radar Detector ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 23 -- Michael D. Valentine and Gary E. Carrelli, both of Cincinnati, have developed a method for discriminating signals in a multi-band detector. According to the abstract released by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A radar detector is operated to suppress nuisance radar alerts by identifying a first signal in radar band of interest, e  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Ohio (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Ohio. *** WIPO: Inventors in Ohio Develop Light Emitting Package GENEVA, Nov. 26 - James Reginelli of Parma, Ohio, Srinath K. Aanegola of Broadview Heights, Ohio, and Emil Radkov of Euclid, Ohio, have developed a light emitting package. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the present invention a "light emitting package is disclosed. At least one light emitti  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Oregon (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Oregon. *** WIPO: Inventor in Oregon Develops Peripheral Opioid Receptor Antagonists GENEVA, Nov. 24 - Alfred A. Avey of Eugene, Ore., has developed the uses of peripheral opioid receptor antagonists. According to a description of the invention, released by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the present invention aims to provide "compounds useful as peripheral opioid receptor antagonists, o  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Oregon (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Oregon. *** Oregon Inventors Develop Network Connection Management System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- Jose P. Puthenkulam and Mie Bowman, both of Beavertown, Ore., have developed a connection management based on context sensitive social networks. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "An arrangement is provided for responding a networking request. An initiating communica  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Oregon (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Oregon. *** Oregon Inventors Develop Fluid-Filled Bladder with Strap ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 22 -- Michael Collier of Portland, Ore., and Randall S. Wolfe of Beaverton, Ore., have developed a fluid-filled bladder with strap. According to the abstract released by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A bladder for use with a strap to carry a load includes a first longitudinal chamber, a second longitudinal chamber  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Oregon (Nov. 28)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 28 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Oregon. *** WIPO: Inventor in Oregon Develops Secure Network Operating Method GENEVA, Nov. 27 - Nathan Von Colditz of Lake Oswego, Ore., has developed a secure network operating method. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, "An approach for securely establishing and operating a network is presented. The approach uses a direct connection authentication and a netwo  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Oregon (Nov. 29)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Oregon. *** U.S., Taiwanese Inventors Develop Electrical Circuit ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- Stewart S. Taylor of Beaverton, Ore., and Jing-Hong C Zhan of HsinChu, Taiwan, have developed an electrical signal duty cycle modification system. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "The duty cycle of a signal is modified by passing the signal through a plurality of invertin  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Pennsylvania (Nov. 25)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Pennsylvania. *** WIPO: Inventors in New Jersey, Pennsylvania Develop Herbicidal Composition GENEVA, Nov. 24 - James T. Bahr of Hopewell, N.J., and Thomas E. Hashman of West Chester, Pa., have developed a herbicidal composition. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the present invention provides a "herbicidal composition comprising a first herbicide and a second   more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Pennsylvania (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Pennsylvania. *** Pennsylvania, Iowa Inventors Develop Grain Tank Unloader ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Jeffrey D. Frego of Willow Street, Pa., John B. Crego of New Holland, Pa., and Aziz Talbi of Davenport, Iowa, have developed an unloader control for grain tank conveyor. According to a description of the invention, released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "This invention relates generally to an u  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Texas (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Texas. *** Texas Inventors Develop Computer System Efficient Memory Update Process ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Andrew Dunshea, Satya Prakash Sharma and Mysore Sathyanarayana Srinivas, all from Austin, Texas, have developed a method for improving well-behaved application operation processing efficiency. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A multiprocessor data processi  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Texas (Nov. 25)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Texas. *** Texas Inventor Develops Three Dimensional Output Volume Deriving System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Michael John Padgett of Houston has developed a method for determining hydrocarbon location existence. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A method of determining and analyzing spatial changes in the earth's subsurface. The method includes obtaining seismic a  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Texas (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Texas. *** Texas Inventors Develop Network Performance Improvement Apparatus ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Dwip N. Banerjee and Vinit Jain, both of Austin, Texas, and Herman Dietrich Dierks Jr. of Round Rock, Texas, have developed a network performance improving method using virtual interfaces. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A method, system and apparatus for impro  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Texas (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Texas. *** WIPO: Inventors in Texas Develop Trellis-Based Decoder Performance Improvement System GENEVA, Nov. 26 - Ahmadreza Hedayat of Allen, Texas, and Hang Jin of Plano, Texas, have developed a system for improving the performance of a trellis-based decoder. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the present invention discloses a "method and system for improving  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Texas (Nov. 29)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Texas. *** WIPO: Inventor in Texas Develops Exemplary Multi-Piece Foot Peg GENEVA, Nov. 28 - Brad Smith of Whitehouse, Texas, has developed an exemplary multi-piece foot peg. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention relates to an "exemplary multi-piece foot peg for use with power sport vehicles such as motorcycles and ATVs is provided that, in one emb  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Utah (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Utah. *** Utah, Pennsylvania Inventors Develop Refuse Collection Apparatus ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- Todd Mendenhall and Fred P. Smith, both of Alpine, Utah, and Gerald F. Martin of Somerset, Pa., have developed a side-loading refuse collection method. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "An apparatus for collecting refuse, the apparatus comprising a vehicle having a  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Utah (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Utah. *** Utah Inventors Develop Ornamental Design for Catheter Tip ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- Ryan T. Moehle of Salt Lake City, and William R. Barron of Riverton, Utah, have developed an ornamental design for a catheter tip, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office announced. The patent has been assigned to C. R. Bard Inc., Murray Hill, N.J. The inventors were issued U.S. Patent No. D581,529 on Nov. 25. Th  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Vermont (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Vermont. *** WIPO: Inventors in California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont Develop Excess Uncured Build Material Removal Method GENEVA, Nov. 26 - Charles W. Hull of Santa Clarita, Calif., Mehdi Mojdeh of Valencia, Calif., Charles R. Sperry of Leeds, Mass., Dennis F. Mcnamara Jr. of Charlestown, N.H., and Suzanne M. Scott of Springfield, Vt., have developed a method for removing uncured building mater  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Virginia (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Virginia. *** New Hampshire, Delaware, Virginia Inventors Develop Electronic Menu Apparatus Ordering Method ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Daniel Joseph Baril of Hampton, N.H., Raymond Joseph Barbuto of Dagsboro, Del., and Thomas Joseph Druan of Arlington, Va., have developed an electronic menu method. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A remote ordering system is p  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Virginia (Nov. 25)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Virginia. *** WIPO: Inventors in Virginia Develop Airborne Vehicle System GENEVA, Nov. 24 - Samuel B. Wilson, Paul Gelhausen, Andy Turnbull, Michael Roberts, Ignacio Guererro, Kim Becker, all from Blacksburg, Va., have developed a system for airborne vehicles. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention aims to provides a system for "reconnaissance using a  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Washington (Nov. 24)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Washington. *** Washington Inventors Develop Pharmacy Prescription Order Identification System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 22 -- Shelton Louie and Stephen A. Garrett, both of Vancouver, Wash., have developed an identification system for pharmacy prescription order. According to the abstract released by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A pharmacy prescription order identification system is disclosed that permits   more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Washington (Nov. 25)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Washington. *** WIPO: Inventors in Florida, California, Washington, Georgia Develop Voicemail Receptionist System GENEVA, Nov. 24 - Scott Swanburg of Coral Springs, Fla., Andre Okada of Seattle, Paul Hanson of Kirkland, Wash., and Chris Young of Roswell, Ga., have developed a voicemail receptionist system. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention rela  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Washington (Nov. 26)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Washington. *** Inventors Develop Distributed Computing Service Platform ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- Joseph D. Belfiore, Steven M. Cellini and Charles T. Fitzgerald, all from Seattle, David G. Campbell and Mark H. Lucovsky, both of Sammamish, Wash., Eric D. Rudder and Peter M. Spiro, both of Mercer Island, Wash., Keith W. Short and Kaviraj Singh, both of Redmond, Wash., Paul A. Maritz of Bellevue, Wash., Am  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Washington (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Washington. *** Washington Inventor Develops Theft-Resistant Mailbox Construction Method ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24 -- David Joseph Bolles of Sammamish, Wash., has developed a theft-resistant mailbox. According to the abstract released by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A theft-resistant mailbox with secure mounting bracket and method of construction thereof are presented. A mounting bracket is formed and  more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Washington (Nov. 29)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Washington. *** U.S., Canadian Inventors Develop Airplane Interior System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- Juliane B. Trummer of Seattle, and Charles K. Lau of Everett, Canada, have developed an Airplane interior method. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "Interior architectural structures and lighting for aircraft, particularly commercial passenger airplanes. Light dif  more

UC MERCED 'DESIGNING WOMAN' HONORED IN INTERNATIONAL EXHIBIT
MERCED, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The University of California at Merced issued the following press release: "Designing Women" ImageAfter 30 years in the field of design, and still counting, award-winning UC Merced arts professor Dunya Ramicova is honored among 110 female designers in an international exhibit of the history of theatrical design. "Designing Women" is on display at the New York Public Library for Performing Arts through May 2, and features the works of an elite group of women from   more

UC SAN DIEGO LEADERS TAPPED AS KEY MEMBERS OF PRESIDENT-ELECT BARACK OBAMA'S ADMINISTRATION TRANSITION TEAMS
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: Two prominent scholars at UC San Diego have been named by President-elect Barack Obama to serve on his transition teams. Dean Peter Cowhey, of the UC San Diego School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, has been chosen as a Co-Leader of the President-Elect transition team preparing for the new Administration's Special Representative for Trade Policy. UC San Diego Nobel lau  more

UC SANTA BARBARA ANTHROPOLOGISTS PUBLISH NEW BOOKS
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The University of California at Santa Barbara issued the following press release: Three UC Santa Barbara anthropologists have published new books, each of which examines some aspect of how political and economic changes impact identity and culture. The books include "The Politics of Heritage from Madras to Chennai," "Building the Borderlands: A Transnational History of Irrigated Cotton Along the Mexico-Texas Border," and "The Archaeology of Everyday Life at E  more

UCI JOINS SIX OTHER CAMPUSES TO EASE HUNGER, HOMELESSNESS
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The University of California at Irvine issued the following press release: UC Irvine and six other campuses are teaming up Monday, Nov. 17, through Friday, Nov. 21, to collect funds, food and cast-off shoes for the increasing number of distressed families in Orange County. "Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week" aims to call attention to the estimated 456,000 people at risk of going hungry each month and the 35,000 homeless, including 6,000 children, in the area. G  more

UCSB UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM TO MAKE ARCHITECTURAL PLANS AVAILABLE TO OWNERS OF HOMES DESTROYED BY THE TEA FIRE
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The University of California at Santa Barbara issued the following press release: In the aftermath of the Tea Fire, which destroyed over 200 homes in Montecito and Santa Barbara, UCSB's University Art Museum will open the archives of its renowned Architecture and Design Collection to homeowners whose houses were destroyed or damaged by the blaze. This vast collection of California modernism contains drawings, plans, photographs, blueprints, and records of man  more

UCSF, UC IRVINE HONORED FOR OUTREACH ON ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH WILDFIRES, AFFECTS ON CHILDREN / U.S. EPA HONORS TWO CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITIES AS CHAMPIONS OF CHILDREN'S HEALTH
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19 -- The Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 office issued the following news release: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently paid tribute to two California universities for their outreach efforts on environmental hazards associated with wildfires and the specific impacts of these conditions on children's health. Currently, 2008 has experienced more than 1,800 wildfires engulfing much of the state of California, with other states affected to a lesser de  more

UHealth Cardiologists Are First in the United States to Use a Novel Catheter to Inject Stem Cells
MIAMI, Oct. 30 -- University of Miami of Miller School of Medicine issued the following news release: To look at Max S. Eaton, you wouldn't know that he has survived one heart attack, that he has heart failure -- or that he has made history. Last Thursday, the 66-year-old Broward County man became the first person in the United States to have stem cells injected into his heart using a novel, corkscrew-shaped catheter. Cardiologists at the University of Miami Health System (UHealth) performed   more

UNDEFEATED VULCANS HOST VALDOSTA STATE IN NATIONAL SEMIFINAL DEC. 8
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's Vulcan football team continues its dream season by hosting Valdosta (GA) State this Saturday, Dec. 8, in an NCAA Division II national semifinal. Kickoff at Hepner-Bailey Field at Adamson Stadium is set for 11 a.m. and this game will be broadcast nationally by ESPNU. The game will also be aired on WCAL (91.9 FM) and this radio broadcast is also availabl  more

UNIQUE, FRAGILE WILDERNESS OF CAVES EXPLORED IN NEW SMITHSONIAN TRAVELING EXHIBITION AT CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA JAN. 14 - FEB. 10
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Jan. 8 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: "Caves: A Fragile Wilderness," a new traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution, looks at the unique and mysterious environment of caves. The exhibition's 39 color photographs, taken by 23 National Speleological Society (NSS) members who have explored and photographed caves from Alaska to Malaysia, are presented in four sections: "Entrances," "Passages," "Formations" and "Life." T  more

University of Bridgeport Grad Wins Prestigious Rotary International Fellowship
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Nov. 4 -- The University of Bridgeport has issued the following news release: Nicole Clark-Somerville of Stratford, Conn., a 2006 University of Bridgeport graduate, becomes the first UB alumnus ever to receive the prestigious Rotary International World Peace Fellowship. The only other Connecticut university to have a Rotary Peace Fellow until now is Yale, where one student was chosen in 2004. Clark-Somerville is one of a maximum of 60 students from around the world to wi  more

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA MERCED AND ARMY CORPS TO HOST PUBLIC MEETING ON DEC. 2
MERCED, Calif., Nov. 26 -- The University of California at Merced issued the following press release: The University of California, Merced, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will host a joint Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement public hearing on December 2, 2008, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the California Room, 5200 North Lake Road in Merced. The general public is invited to attend. The Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement  more

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA MERCED OFFERS APPLICATION TIPS FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
MERCED, Calif., Nov. 25 -- The University of California at Merced issued the following press release: The Students First Center and Office of Admissions have helpful points for people considering attending the newest UC campus. The first step, of course, is to apply. That can be done online by visiting the Admissions Web site and following the appropriate links. The UC system makes the process easier on students by allowing them to apply to multiple campuses with a single application. This  more

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO A TOP SURFING SCHOOL
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: A popular surfing magazine has ranked UC San Diego the third-best surfing college in the nation based on academics, surf quality, life experience, cost, and partying. In announcing its 2008 ranking, Transworld Surf praised UC San Diego for its diverse student population and high academic standards, but also noted its convenient location adjacent to the famed Black's Beach. Surfer Magazin  more

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO CAMPUS ON FAST TRACK TO FEWER CARS
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: More than half of the daily commuters to the UC San Diego campus are pedaling bikes, riding shuttle buses or carpooling with fellow students, staff and faculty, an alternative transportation milestone for one of the nation's greenest universities. "The alternatives allow students to save money and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions," said Brian d'Autremont, director of Transportatio  more

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO HEALTH SCIENCES ANNOUNCES COLLABORATION WITH JOHNSON & JOHNSON PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: University of California, San Diego Health Sciences leaders have announced that they have executed a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C. (J&JPRD), with the objective of developing future collaborations in biomedical research and education to advance human health. The MOU establishes a framework for future resear  more

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO MEDICAL CENTER-HILLCREST OPENS NEW MRI SUITE
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: After several years of planning and construction, UC San Diego Medical Center, Hillcrest has opened a modern new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) suite. This is the hospital's latest step in ensuring that UC San Diego patients have access to cutting-edge technologies that improve patient care and diagnosis. "We've purposefully placed this MRI next to the Medical Center's Emergency Dep  more

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY POTENTIAL NEW DRUG TARGET FOR CHRONIC LEUKEMIA
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: Researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and the Moores UCSD Cancer Center have discovered what could be a novel drug target for an often difficult-to-treat form of leukemia. The investigators have identified a unique "signature" or pattern of a specific family of enzymes in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the most common form of adult leukemia.   more

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-IRVINE WINS TOP STATE ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP AWARD
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 25 -- The University of California at Irvine issued the following press release: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced that UC Irvine has won a 2008 Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award for its Sustainable Transportation program's innovative approaches to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the effects of climate change. GEELA is California's most prestigious environmental honor. The award program recognizes exceptional leadership in conse  more

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SAN DIEGO'S PALMER TAYLOR AWARDED 2009 AXELROD AWARD IN PHARMACOLOGY
LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The University of California at San Diego issued the following press release: Palmer Taylor, Ph.D., associate vice chancellor for Health Sciences, and founding dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, has been awarded the 2009 Julius Axelrod Award in Pharmacology by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). Taylor also holds the Sandra & Monroe Trout Chair in Ph  more

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SAN FRANCISCO GOES COMPLETELY SMOKE FREE
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19 -- The University of California at San Francisco issued the following press release: UCSF will go completely smoke-free tomorrow, November 20, which is Great American Smoke-out Day. All faculty, staff, students, patients and visitors will be able to breathe air that is free from harmful cigarette smoke under a new policy that covers all UCSF owned and leased properties. In 2006, the Surgeon General's Report on the Health Consequences of Involuntary Smoking conclud  more

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SANTA BARBARA TOWN FORUM EXAMINES HENRY DAVID THOREAU AS WRITER AND SCIENTIST
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The University of California at Santa Barbara issued the following press release: As Henry David Thoreau walked the woods and fields of Concord, Mass., in the 1850's, he paid special attention to the events that marked the change of seasons. He recorded his observations in his Journal, and later organized the information into charts. Biologists and ecologists are now mining these charts to help them understand the effects of climate change on the Concord area  more

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SANTA CRUZ EARNS TOP RANKING FOR SCIENTIFIC IMPACT OF ASTRONOMY RESEARCH
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 15 -- The University of California at Santa Cruz issued the following press release: UC Santa Cruz is the top-ranking university in the country for the quality of its research in astronomy and astrophysics, according to a new analysis of papers published in scientific journals and how often those papers are cited by other scientists. The analysis, performed by a top NASA scientist, used a combination of approaches to look at the impact of published work on the scie  more

University of Dubuque Sociology Class Presents: University of Dubuque's Hapa Project
DUBUQUE, Iowa, April 23 -- University of Dubuque issued the following news release: Professor Alice Oleson and students from the University's Sociology 311: Inequalities of Race, Class, and Gender will host an Art Opening and Reception for UD's Hapa Project on Wednesday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the Couchman Reading Room, Charles C. Myers Library, on the University campus. The exhibit will remain on display through May 11. From 7:00 - 8:00 p.m., guests will have the opportunity to view the  more

University of Dubuque to Host Grasshorse Animation Studios
DUBUQUE, Iowa, April 29 -- University of Dubuque issued the following news release: On Thursday May 1, the University of Dubuque will host Stephen Jennings of Grasshorse Animation Studios. Jennings will address issues such as employment opportunities in the animation industry, and the industry outlook for Iowa. The seminar will be held at 4:00 p.m. in Room 201 of the Dunlap Technology Center; it is free and open to the public. Stephen Jennings is an Iowa native who worked in the digital en  more

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND- BALTIMORE COUNTY THEATRE PRESENTS INTERVIEW
BALTIMORE, Md., Nov. 21 -- The University of Maryland- Baltimore County issued the following news release: The UMBC Department of Theatre presents Interview by Jean-Claude van Itallie, directed by Colette Searls, from December 3 through 7 in the UMBC Theatre. Interview premiered in 1966 as part of the America Hurrah trilogy, widely hailed as the watershed play of the sixties. This short play, or "fugue for eight actors," is at turns absurd, hilarious, and unsettling. In what one critic cal  more

University Of Miami Center For Latin American Studies To Host Panel On Hispanic Immigration Patterns
CORAL GABLES, Fla., April 8 -- University of Miami issued the following news release: The University of Miami' s Center for Latin American Studies will sponsor a panel discussion on "Latino Migrants on Two Coasts: Experiences of South Florida and Southern California Compared" on Tuesday, April 15 at 7 p.m. at the Learning Center, Classroom 120. This discussion will highlight poignant concerns on the timely issues surrounding immigration and the different lived experiences on both US "coast  more

University of Miami Researchers Receive Approval to Begin Stem Cell Trial Using BioCardia Catheter to Treat Heart Failure
MIAMI, May 1 -- University of Miami of Miller School of Medicine issued the following news release: Stem cell researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine continue to blaze scientific trails with another first. They have received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a study using a Helical Infusion catheter system to inject stem cells into the heart. BioCardia, a California-based biotechnology company, developed the minimally invasive percutaneous catheter sy  more

University Of Miami To Hold Panel On The Violence Of Maras, The Central American Gangs
CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 12 -- University of Miami issued the following news release: Activists, former gang members, journalists and scholars will discuss the current situation of the Central American gangs "Maras" and the violence surrounding them, at a forum at the University of Miami on Tuesday, February 19. The event is sponsored by the School of Communications, Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), Department of International Studies and the Degree Programs in Latin American Stud  more

University of Miami/Sylvester Elects Rick Morgan as New Friends For Sylvester Chair
MIAMI, May 29 -- University of Miami of Miller School of Medicine issued the following news release: Rick Morgan -- co-head of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's Miami and Aventura offices and member of the firm's Board of Directors -- was elected chair of Friends for Sylvester (FFS) at the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. As chair, Morgan is charged with leading the Friends for Sylvester Board and nearly 350 members. Morgan succeeds Jon Alexiou who served as chair of   more

University of Miami/Sylvester Oncogenomics Core Facility is Awarded Novel Gene Analysis System
MIAMI, Feb. 8 -- University of Miami of Miller School of Medicine issued the following news release: The University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has been chosen as one of the final sites for the placement of the Early Access nCounter Analysis System, a genetic analysis system created by NanoString Technologies. This is the last step before the company launches the commercial system, at the ABRF2008 (Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities) meeting in Salt Lake City,   more

University of Miami/Sylvester Presented Community with the Gift of Well Being
MIAMI, April 22 -- University of Miami of Miller School of Medicine issued the following news release: Cancer Center Hosted Inaugural Well Being/Being Well Conference April 22, 2008 Featured Keynote Speakers: Deepak Chopra, Renowned Mind and Body Authority Donna Shalala, UM President and Health Care Expert UM/Sylvester's inaugural Well Being/Being Well conference assembled more than 650 participants to become more proactive in their own health care. The event was part of UM/Sylves  more

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA AT CROOKSTON OFFERS ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY DEGREE STARTING FALL 2008
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 7 -- University of Minnesota Crookston issued the following news release: The Omaha Beef, professional indoor football team, have signed four more players in preparation for their 2008 season. The new Beef are offensive lineman Cody Beguin, defensive back Diezeas Calbert, offensive lineman Ronald Jackson, Jr. and defensive lineman Marques Salmond. Beguin, a native of Rushville, Nebraska, will begin with his third season with the Beef in 2008. He previously played for the   more

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA ASHEVILLE CONTINUES PHILOSOPHY LECTURE SERIES DEC. 2; GADOL TO LEAD DISCUSSION ON LEARNING REDISCOVERED
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 21 -- The University of North Carolina-Asheville issued the following press release: Cynthia Gadol, a teacher at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy in Mooresboro, N.C., will lead a discussion on "The Lost Tools of Learning Rediscovered" at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2. The talk will be held at UNC Asheville's Kellogg Center, 11 Broyles Rd., Hendersonville. The event is free and open to the public. A donation of $5 will be suggested at the door to support student scholars  more

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH CALENDAR OF EVENTS, FEB. 27 - MARCH 5
PITTSBURG, Pa., Feb. 14 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: LECTURES 2/27 Pat K. Chew, a professor in Pitt's School of Law, will deliver a lecture, titled "Subtly Sexist Language," at noon, 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, contact wstudies@pitt.edu or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies/news.html. 2/27 Mayumi Terano, international coordinator and adviser of Pitt's Office of Cr  more

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY, ALUMNUS OF KATZ GRADUATE SCHOOL ELECTED TO 2008 CLASS OF FELLOWS OF AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
PITTSBURG, May 2 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: Nuel D. Belnap Jr., University of Pittsburgh Alan Ross Anderson Distinguished Professor of Philosophy in Pitt's Department of Philosophy in the School of Arts and Sciences, and Raymond W. Smith, Pitt Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business (KGSB) alumnus and a former Pitt trustee, have been elected 2008 Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS). This is the third consecutive year a Pitt philos  more

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH FACULTY AVAILABLE TO COMMENT ON PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES
PITTSBURG, Jan. 3 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: The following University of Pittsburgh faculty are available to comment on the Iowa Caucuses, the New Hampshire primary, the contenders, and issues surrounding the presidential elections. David C. Barker, associate professor and director of graduate studies in Pitt's Department of Political Science in the School of Arts and Sciences, has expertise in American politics, political psychology, and methodology.   more

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH FACULTY EXPERTS AVAILABLE TO DISCUSS APRIL 22 PRIMARY AND PENNSYLVANIA AS A VAST AND POLITICALLY NUANCED TERRITORY FOR DEMOCRATIC HOPEFULS
PITTSBURG, Pa., March 11 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: With Pennsylvania's April 22 presidential primary, contenders for the Democratic Party's nomination face a large state with drastically different regions and an electorate that reflects the unique concerns of the area. University of Pittsburgh faculty experts are available to discuss how, from the booming and more socially liberal east around Philadelphia to the postindustrial west near Pittsburgh and thro  more

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH FACULTY EXPERTS AVAILABLE TO DISCUSS PENNSYLVANIA AS A VAST AND POLITICALLY NUANCED TERRITORY FOR DEMOCRATIC HOPEFULS
PITTSBURG, April 11 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: With Pennsylvania's April 22 presidential primary, contenders for the Democratic Party's nomination face a large state with drastically different regions and an electorate that reflects the unique concerns of the area. University of Pittsburgh faculty experts are available to discuss how, from the booming and more socially liberal east around Philadelphia to the postindustrial west near Pittsburgh and throughou  more

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH HONORS COLLEGE MOCK TRIAL TEAM PLACES FIFTH IN AMERICAN MOCK TRIAL ASSOCIATION NATIONAL COMPETITION
PITTSBURG, April 23 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: The University of Pittsburgh Honors College Mock Trial Team recently competed in the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) National Championship, finishing third in the 32-team division and fifth overall out of the 64 teams at the championship. The competition was held earlier this month in Minneapolis, Minn. The competing teams represent the 64 best teams out of more than 700 teams that began the 2007-08 A  more

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH RANKED AMONG SEVEN UNIVERSITIES IN THE UPPERMOST TIER OF THE NATION'S TOP PUBLIC RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES
PITTSBURG, March 5 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: For the second consecutive year, the University of Pittsburgh ranks in the uppermost tier of U.S. public research universities according to The Top American Research Universities, the recently issued 2007 annual report of The Center for Measuring University Performance. The report again places Pitt in the company of only six other leading public research universities: the University of California at Berkeley,  more

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH TO PRESENT GLOBAL ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE,AUNDRE GUNDER FRANK'S LEGACY OF CRITICAL SOCIAL SCIENCE, APRIL 11-13
PITTSBURG, Pa., March 31 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: The University of Pittsburgh will present a conference in honor of the life and work of the late Andre Gunder Frank, a pioneer in global analysis in history and social science. The conference, which will include three free public plenary sessions, will take place April 11-13 in David Lawrence Hall, 3942 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Frank died in April 2005, after a prolific 50-year career as a social scientist  more

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH TO PRESENT INAUGURAL BURKART HOLZNER LECTURE ON INTERNATIONAL ISSUES ON OCT. 21
PITTSBURG, Pa., Oct. 15 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: In honor of Pitt Emeritus Professor Burkart Holzner, director of the University Center for International Studies from 1980 to 2000, the University of Pittsburgh will present an inaugural lecture in the Burkart Holzner lecture series on International Issues. The free public lecture, "Redirecting Technological Progress: Greener, Profitable, Sustainable," presented by Ernst von Weizs�cker, dean of the Donald  more

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH WELCOMES RENOWNED SCHOLARS AND ARTISTS FOR FIFTH INTERNATIONAL LATIN AMERICAN CULTURAL STUDIES CONFERENCE
PITTSBURG, April 1 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: The University of Pittsburgh's Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures will host the Fifth International Latin American Cultural Studies Conference, titled "Narco-Epics Unbound: New Narrative Territories, Affective Aesthetics, and Ethical Paradox," April 4-5. The conference participants will discuss the transnational narrative formations that have been focusing on violence and religiosity since the 1  more

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH'S CONTEMPORARY WRITERS SERIES HOSTS 'WRITING AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY' PANEL DISCUSSION MARCH 5
PITTSBURG, Feb. 28 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: The University of Pittsburgh will host writers Elmaz Abinader, Tim Bascom, Andrew Lam, and Patricia Jabbeh Wesley in a panel discussion titled "Writing and Social Responsibility," at 6 p.m. March 5, in room 501 of the Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series' 2007-08 season. Elmaz Abinader is an award winning poet and educator of Lebanes  more

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH'S GLOBAL STUDIES PROGRAM TO PRESENT LECTURE BY MAZYAR LOTFALIAN, A PROFESSOR OF MIDDLE EASTERN CONTEMPORARY ISSUES
PITTSBURG, Pa., March 26 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: Visiting Pitt professor Mazyar Lotfalian will present a lecture outlining the progression and current state of the Iranian scientific community at 5:30 p.m. April 2, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The lecture is titled "The Iranian Scientific Community and Its Diaspora After the Islamic Revolution." Lotfalian holds the Visiting Professorship in Contemporary International Issues in Pitt's  more

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGHPROFESSOR REVEALS INSIDE STORIES OF ASIAN DOMESTIC WORKERS WITH LATEST EDITION OF BOOK
PITTSBURG, Pa., Feb. 14 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: As middle-class Chinese women have entered the Hong Kong work force in unprecedented numbers over the past two decades, the demand for foreign domestic workers has soared. Approximately 150,000 individuals now serve two-year contracts, and the vast majority are women from the Philippines. University of Pittsburgh Professor Nicole Constable tells their stories in the recently released second edition of her 1  more

University of Southern California Norris Receives $20 Million Bequest
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21 -- The University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine issued the following news release: Adding to a distinguished legacy of support for leading-edge cancer research and treatment at USC Norris, the estate of philanthropist Henrietta C. Lee has given $20 million, bringing Lee's total giving to $45 million. Lee, who died of natural causes on June 19 at the age of 94, made a bequest to support research and programs at USC Norris. Prior to the $20 million gift,  more

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA BASEBALL RANKED 10TH IN PRESEASON POLL
EVANSVILLE, Ind., Dec. 28 -- University of Southern Indiana issued the following news release: The University of Southern Indiana baseball team was ranked 10th in the NCAA Division II Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Preseason Poll. This is the first time the USI baseball team has been ranked in the preseason since 1995. The preseason rankings reflect the Screaming Eagles fantastic finish of the 2007 campaign. The Eagles concluded last spring with a school record 43 victories (43-23 overall),  more

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA OPENS TIP-OFF CLASSIC WITH THRILLING OVERTIME WIN EAGLES COMEBACK FROM LARGE DEFICITS IN VICTORY
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Nov. 7 -- University of Southern Indiana issued the following news release: The University of Southern Indiana men's basketball team opened the Disney Division II Tip-Off Classic with a thrilling 99-95 overtime victory over Saint Martin's University Friday afternoon at the Milk House in Disney's Wide World of Sports. The Screaming Eagles open the season with a win for the 23rd straight year. In a game of swings from one team to the other, it was the Eagles' final ru  more

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA POSTS COMEBACK WIN TO REMAIN PERFECT IN LEAGUE PLAY
ROLLA, Mo., Jan. 5 -- University of Southern Indiana issued the following news release: The University of Southern Indiana men's basketball team came back from multiple double-digit deficits in the first half to post a 73-57 win over Missouri University of Science and Technology Saturday afternoon in Rolla, Missouri. USI raises its record to 9-2 overall and 3-0 in the GLVC, while Missouri S&T goes to 3-9 overall, 0-4 GLVC. The victory also was USI's seventh straight since starting the year  more

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA SOARS TO 83-60 VICTORY OVER FERRIS STATE EAGLES HAVE WON FOUR IN ROW
EVANSVILLE, Ind., Dec. 19 -- University of Southern Indiana issued the following news release: The University of Southern Indiana men's basketball team made it three-for-three on the homestand with an 83-60 victory over Ferris State University Wednesday night at the Physical Activities Center. USI, which has won four straight games, raised its record to 6-2 overall, while Ferris State fell to 3-7 in 2007-08. The Screaming Eagles were led by the dominating performance of senior forward Norm  more

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA WINS IN THE FINAL MINUTE, 58-57
EVANSVILLE, Ind., Dec. 30 -- University of Southern Indiana issued the following news release: The University of Southern Indiana men's basketball team took its second lead of the game in the final minute and made it stand up in a 58-57 victory over Michigan Tech University Sunday afternoon at the Physical Activities Center. USI raised its record 7-2 overall, while Michigan Tech falls to 6-6. USI sophomore forward/center George Cunningham (San Diego, California) sank the game-winning free   more

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE AND TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE TAKES FIRST PLACE IN STORAGE RELIABILITY
BROWNSVILLE, Texas, Nov. 12 -- The University of Texas System Brownsville issued the following news release: The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College has garnered top honors for its handling of digital information during Hurricane Dolly. The first-place award for Storage Reliability and Data Recovery was presented at the 2008 Storage Networking World conference in Dallas last month. Ubaldo Martinez, assistant director for User Support Services, and Gene LaRoche  more

UNIVERSITY OF TULSA NAMES GILCREASE MUSEUM DIRECTOR
TULSA, Okla., May 4 -- The University of Tulsa issued the following news release: The University of Tulsa has named Duane King, who has more than 30 years experience in museum administration, as TU's vice president of museum affairs and director of the Gilcrease Museum. In his new position, King will oversee the operations at the Gilcrease Museum on behalf of the university, which has entered into a long-term management agreement with the City of Tulsa to operate the city-owned museum star  more

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SELECTS DISTINGUISHED AND HONORARY ALUMNI AWARD RECIPIENTS
SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 21 -- The University of Utah issued the following news release: Each year, beginning in 1947, the University of Utah Alumni Association presents accomplished alumni and friends with the institution's highest honors-the Distinguished and Honorary alumni awards. Each individual selected represents the best that the University brings to the state, and the national and international communities. The 2009 award recipients include individuals who have pioneered in education, e  more

University Singers and Jazz Ensemble to Perform Free Spring Concert
FORT WAYNE, Ind., March 14 -- University of St. Francis issued the following news release: The University Singers and Jazz Ensemble of the University of Saint Francis will combine for a spring concert on Tuesday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the North Campus Auditorium at 2702 Spring Street. The concert will feature a variety of musical styles, including Broadway musical numbers, gospel selections, solos, and ensembles by the University Singers. The Jazz Ensemble will present favorites from di  more

UNIVERSITY'S ENROLLMENT SPIKE AND BUILDING EXPANSION PROMPT NEED FOR ADDITIONAL PARKING
CALIFORNIA, Pa., June 24 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: With its continuing enrollment growth and the elimination of some existing parking because of ongoing campus building expansion, California University of Pennsylvania is confronting a parking shortage. To remedy the situation, President Angelo Armenti Jr. asked the University's Council of Trustees to approve a resolution allowing Cal U to pursue a bond issue not to exceed $20 million in order   more

Unveiling The Underwater Ways Of The White Shark
STANFORD, Calif., Feb. 15 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: It's hard to study a creature when you only catch fleeting glimpses of it. Up until recently, that was one of the big stumbling blocks for marine biologists and ecologists, but advances in electronic tracking technology have allowed them to peer farther across, and deeper under, the surface of the oceans than ever before. Satellite tracking systems and acoustic sensors are giving researchers insights into t  more

UPCOMING ELECTION RELATED EVENTS AT CAL U
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 20 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Faculty, staff and students can enjoy a host of informative and entertaining activities regarding the theme of politics in the days preceding the November 4 Presidential election. The Emmy winning movie "RECOUNT" will be shown in the Vulcan Theatre located in the Natali Student Center on the Cal U campus on Friday, October 24 and Monday, October 27 at 11 a.m. This film is a chronicle of the  more

VALLEY SCHOOL PERFORMANCE CONTINUES TO IMPROVE EVEN AS ENROLLMENT DECLINES AND DEMOGRAPHICS SHIFT, CSUN STUDY SAYS
NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Nov. 19 -- California State University Northridge issued the following press release: San Fernando Valley school districts' performance scores continue to rise-generally outperforming the Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles County and the state as a whole-even as enrollment continued its downward trend and the area's demographics shifted slightly, according to a new report by researchers at Cal State Northridge. The "San Fernando Valley K-12 Annual Report,"  more

VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS SEMINAR PLANNED VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS SEMINAR PLANNED
CALIFORNIA, Pa., June 17 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: California University of Pennsylvania's Government Agency Coordination Office (GACO) is hosting a "Federal Government Contracting Seminar for Veteran-Owned Businesses" from 9 a.m. to noon on June 26, 2008. The seminar will be held at the Center for Research and Economic Development, Waynesburg University. The federal government spends about $300 billion annually on a variety of goods and se  more

VETERANS HONORED AT ANNUAL LUNCHEON; BAKEWELL SCHOLARSHIPS PRESENTED TO THREE LOCAL STUDENTS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: A prevalent theme at the 34th Annual Veterans Day Luncheon was recognizing the collective team effort that is essential on a daily basis to defending the country. Presented jointly by the Veterans Club and California University, this event took place on Nov. 13 at the Performance Center. The keynote speaker was Professor John Cencich, chairman of Cal U's Department of Justice, Law, and Socie  more

VIDEO PRODUCED FOR UCSB PSYCHOLOGY CLASS TO AIR ON UCTV
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The University of California at Santa Barbara issued the following press release: When UC Santa Barbara graduate Scott Norris gave psychology professor David Sherman a firsthand account of living with brain cancer, Sherman invited the alumnus to guest lecture in his Health Psychology class last spring. Sherman also suggested they make a video of the lecture so he could share Norris's words with future classes. That video, "Scott Norris: Coping With Illness  more

VIEW WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ON THE WEB
INDIANA, Pa., March 12 -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Can't make it to Memorial Field House to see the Crimson Hawks in action this weekend? Watch on the Web as the IUP women's basketball team takes on eighth-seeded Mount Olive in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II East Region tournament at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Entering the tournament as the top seed, the Crimson Hawks are attempting to claim the regional title for their first time since 199  more

VIGIL AND MEMORIAL WALK PLANNED FOR 2008 WORLD AIDS DAY
CHICO, Calif., Nov. 17 -- California State University Chico issued the following press release: A coalition of county, community and California State University, Chico organizations has planned a full day of information and activities to observe World AIDS Day on Monday, Dec. 1. City Council members and others will speak at a candlelight vigil and memorial walk (rain or shine) that begins at 6 p.m. in front of the Bell Memorial Union on the CSU, Chico campus. The World AIDS Day choir, made  more

VIRGINIA HEADS TO NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Nov. 21 -- The University of Virginia issued the following news release: The Virginia cross country team heads to Terre Haute, Ind., on Monday to compete in the final race of the season, the 2008 NCAA Championships. The race will be held at the LaVern Gibson Cross Country Course, located at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center, which was the site of the Pre-NCAA meet earlier this season. The Cavalier men ran a tight race together at pre-nationals, crossing all five   more

VOICE CARE CENTER OFFERING THERAPY, SURGERY FOR SINGERS, EDUCATORS, SENIORS, OTHERS
DALLAS, Nov. 20 -- The University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center issued the following news release: UT Southwestern Medical Center has gathered a team of specially trained physicians and therapists to launch a new center for voice care dedicated to disorders of the voice and larynx. "The voice is really the window to your soul. People's emotions are very tied to their voice," said Dr. Ted Mau, newly recruited assistant professor of otolaryngology - head and neck surgery and direct  more

VOLLEYBALL CLINIC FEATURES FORMER OLYMPIC COACH
CARBONDALE, Ill., Feb. 20 -- Southern Illinois University issued the following news release: How often can someone in Southern Illinois tap the expertise of an Olympic coach? That rare opportunity, along with the chance for a fun day of physical education and health learning and networking, is coming to Southern Illinois University Carbondale March 6-7 in a two-event format. It's the Women's Volleyball Pre-conference Clinic and the Fourth Annual Southern Illinois Physical Education and Hea  more

VOLLEYBALL DUKES TO COMPETE IN GEORGETOWN VOLLEYBALL CLASSIC
HARRISONBURG, Va., Sept. 12 -- James Madison University issued the following news release: James Madison University's women's volleyball team will compete in the Georgetown Volleyball Classic this weekend. The Dukes will start the tournament off by playing Brown University on Friday, September 12 at 1 p.m., followed by games on Saturday against St. Francis at 11 a.m. and Morgan State at 5 p.m. The Dukes enter the tournament on a four-match losing streak.. JMU lost all three matches in t  more

VOLLEYBALL HEADS WEST TO CAL GOLDEN BEAR INVITATIONAL
HARRISONBURG, Va., Sept. 4 -- James Madison University issued the following news release: James Madison University's women's volleyball team will compete in the University of California Golden Bear Invitational this weekend. The Dukes will first play fifth-ranked California at 10 p.m. (E.T.) on Friday, September 5, followed by matches on Saturday, September 6 against UC Riverside at 3 p.m. and DePaul at 7 p.m. This will be the first meeting for the Dukes against all three opponents. The   more

VOLLEYBALL SIGNS FOUR FUTURE SUN DEVILS
TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 11 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The Arizona State University Volleyball program is proud to announce the 2008 graduates who have signed National Letters of Intent to attend ASU. This class is very athletic and will continue our efforts towards developing a national presence in volleyball. We are looking forward to these student athletes arriving on our campus and believe they possess the qualities that embody what it means to be a Sun Devi  more

VOLLEYBALL TEAM GOES WORLDWIDE WITH WEBCASTS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Dec. 3 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: When California University of Pennsylvania's women's volleyball team hosted and won the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional on Nov. 15-17, sports fans from all over the world were able to experience this impressive achievement. While many people ventured into the friendly confines of Hamer Hall for the three-day, seven-match tournament, those unable to attend were able to view all the action   more

VULCAN PRIDE COMES ON STRONG ON APRIL 17 AS CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CELEBRATES ATHLETICS SUCCESS
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 8 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The Cal U community will recognize the unprecedented success of its athletic teams with a campus-wide celebration on Thursday, April 17, at Hamer Hall during the university's "Common Hour" when no classes are held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students, faculty, staff and all fans are urged to gather in Hamer Hall's Gymnasium to exhibit their pride in the championship seasons achieved in 2007-  more

WAL-MART ORDERED TO PAY $ 1.4 MILLION FOR OVERCHARGING CALIFORNIA CUSTOMERS
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The San Diego County District Attorney issued the following press release: San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie M. Dumanis and California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced a four-year investigation of Wal-Mart stores that has resulted in a $1.4 million judgment against the retail giant in the state of California. Wal-Mart is accused of charging customers more than the advertised or posted price on items when they were scanned at check-out   more

WALKER COUNTY MAN ARRESTED FOR CHILD PORN
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga., Aug. 28 -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation issued the following news release: As a result of information provided by the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force in Pennsylvania, the GBI and Walker County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant yesterday on the home of a Chickamauga man and discovered numerous images of child pornography on his computer. Michael David Williamson, 62, was charged with possession of child pornography and taken to the Walker  more

WALTER V. WENDLER TO LEAD SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY AT CARBONDALE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
CARBONDALE, Ill., June 13 -- Southern Illinois University at Carbondale issued the following Weekly Communique from the president's office: Walter V. Wendler will be the new director of the School of Architecture at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Wendler, a native of Northport, N.Y., said that as director, he intends to continue building on the fine traditions set forth by Paul Sarvela, dean of the College of Applied Sciences and Arts, and former director Terry A. Owens, now associa  more

Wartburg on Wal-Mart College Success List
WAVERLY, Iowa, July 16 -- Wartburg College issued the following news release: A Wartburg College program for first-generation college students is among those that will receive a $100,000 grant from the Wal-Mart College Success Award initiative. The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and Wal-Mart Foundation chose 20 honorees from across the country using a highly competitive selection process. Each will receive a $100,000 grant to help build on programs that support first-generation coll  more

Washington, California Inventors Develop Flight Vehicle Representation System
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29 -- Robert C. Wilson, Jr. of Covington, Wash., Ted D. Whitley of Lopez Island, Wash., and Regina Estkowski of Woodland Hills, Calif., have developed a flight vehicle representing method. According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "Systems and methods for representing a flight vehicle in a controlled environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system comprises a communications link that extends between a ground-based facility and at l  more

WATER POLO HITS ROAD TO FACE UC IRVINE, LONG BEACH STATE
TEMPE, Ariz., March 6 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The Arizona State University water polo team (11-8, 1-3 MPSF) returns to the road this weekend for a pair of Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) games as the Sun Devils, ranked No. 8 this week, are set to face No. 9 UC Irvine (9-6, 2-3 MPSF) and No. 13 Long Beach State (7-8, 2-2 MPSF). The Sun Devils and Anteaters play at noon Saturday in Irvine before ASU closes out the trip with a noon Sunday game wi  more

WATER POLO PLACES MCGRATH, WALLACE ON ALL-MPSF TEAMS
TEMPE, Ariz., April 30 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: A pair of student-athletes on the Arizona State University water polo team have earned placement on All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) teams, the league announced Tuesday. Junior Addison McGrath made program history as she earned a spot on the All-MPSF First Team while senior goalie Caylinn Wallace was selected to the All-MPSF Honorable Mention team. McGrath, a honorable mention selection las  more

WATER POLO PLAYS HOST TO ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY INVITE
TEMPE, Ariz., March 26 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: Coming off its second huge upseM[Pt of the year, an 8-7 defeat of No. 4 California (March 15), the No. 7 Arizona State University water polo team (13-9, 3-4 MPSF) will return to the pool this weekend as hosts of the ASU Invitational on Saturday and Sunday at the Mona Plummer Aquatic Center in Tempe. The Sun Devils will face Pacific at 11 a.m. and CS San Bernardino at 2:50 p.m. on Saturday before playing Cal  more

WATER POLO'S MCGRATH, WALLACE & PHELPS GARNER ALL-AMERICA HONORS
TEMPE, Ariz., June 18 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) announced its 2008 Women's All-American Teams Wednesday with three members of the Arizona State University program earning selections in a vote by the member coaches. Addison McGrath became the first Sun Devil to earn first-team honors in the program's seven-year history and was joined by honorable mention honorees Caylinn Wallace and Kelly Phelps.   more

WCSO to Open Season With Audience Favorites
WAVERLY, Iowa, Oct. 9 -- Wartburg College issued the following news release: A program of all-time orchestral favorites will open the Wartburg Community Symphony's 2008-09 "Hot Seats" season Saturday, Oct. 18. Dr. Janice Wade will begin her 22nd season as music director and conductor at the 8 p.m. concert in Neumann Auditorium. The program will feature California concert pianist Frank Wiens and Northeast Iowa lyric soprano Donna Ruggles, former interim pastor at Bethel Lutheran Church in P  more

WEB SITE ACCESSIBILITY AWARDS ANNOUNCED
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 17 -- San Francisco State University issued the following press release: San Francisco State University is among the first winners of the California Digital Inclusion Awards, which celebrate companies and organizations that are making their Web sites accessible to people with disabilities. University officials will receive the award at a ceremony on November 18. "This is an exciting project, and we are gratified to support an endeavor that will impact the lives of 6 mil  more

WEEKEND BASEBALL SERIES AGAINST GONZAGA MOVED TO FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 17 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The weekend baseball series between the Sacramento State Hornets and Gonzaga Bulldogs, originally scheduled for Friday-Sunday, has been reduced to just Friday and Saturday. The Bulldogs and Hornets will play at 2 p.m. on Friday, before ending the three-game series on Saturday with a doubleheader beginning at 11:30 a.m. The game originally scheduled to take place on Sunday at 1 p.m. wi  more

WEEKLONG ACTIVITIES PROMOTE VOLUNTEERISM, ADVOCACY
FULLERTON, Calif., Nov. 13 -- California State University Fullerton issued the following press release: What: With thousands of people homeless in Orange County alone, Cal State Fullerton students are hosting activities Nov. 17-21 to engage peers in community service and advocacy to help alleviate homelessness and hunger through the Volunteer and Service Center's "Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week." When: Monday, Nov. 17, through Friday, Nov. 21, at various locations on campus Why: "The   more

Well Being/Being Well Sponsors Set Standard of Community Excellence
MIAMI, March 21 -- University of Miami of Miller School of Medicine issued the following news release: The University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center announced today Macy's, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLP, BNY Mellon, MetroBank, Deutsche Bank, and The Miami Herald/el Nuevo Herald have taken a lead in supporting its upcoming Well Being/Being Well conference; sett  more

WEST COVINA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR DEC. 18 REGULAR MEETING
WEST COVINA, Calif., Dec. 18 -- The West Covina Community Development Commission issued the following meeting agenda: Time: 7:00 p.m. ROLL CALL Chairman Lane, Vice Chairman Hernandez, Commissioners Herfert, Sanderson, Touhey I. PUBLIC HEARING A. PUBLIC HEARING - MID-TERM REVIEW OF WEST COVINA REDEVELOPMENT IMPLEMENTATION PLAN 2005-2009 It is recommended that the Community Development Commission conduct a public hearing to receive public testimony regarding the Mid-Term Review of  more

WESTMINSTER PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 19 MEETING
WESTMINSTER, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The Westminster Planning Commission issued the following meeting agenda: I. ROLL CALL: Commissioners Bertels, Chow, Krippner, Tran, Turro II. SALUTE TO THE FLAG III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Regular Meeting of November 5, 2008 IV. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS Members of the audience may address the Commission on matters of public interest, which pertain to the City and are not otherwise on the agenda. If you wish to speak, please complete a "Request to Speak" f  more

WESTMINSTER PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 5 MEETING
WESTMINSTER, Calif., Nov. 5 -- The Westminster Planning Commission issued the following meeting agenda: I. ROLL CALL: Commissioners Bertels, Chow, Krippner, Tran, Turro II. SALUTE TO THE FLAG III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Regular Meeting of October 15, 2008 IV. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS Members of the audience may address the Commission on matters of public interest, which pertain to the City and are not otherwise on the agenda. If you wish to speak, please complete a "Request to Speak" fo  more

Westmont in Top Tier of U.S. News Rankings
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 22 -- Westmont College issued the following news release: Westmont is in the top tier among the nation's best liberal arts colleges according to U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges, 2009 Edition." Of the nation's 265 liberal arts colleges, Westmont ranked in a four-way tie at 111. This is the fourth straight year the college has ranked in the top tier. Only seven other liberal arts colleges in California are ranked in the first tier: Pomona, Clar  more

WESTPACS FAIR CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 24 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: This year commemorates the twentieth anniversary of the Western Pennsylvania Association of Career Services (WestPACS) Job Fair. WestPACS is a consortium of 44 colleges and universities in western Pennsylvania that plans two annual job fairs featuring candidates who have obtained a college degree, or who are currently enrolled in college. Typically, over 1000 college-level job seekers typical  more

WETLAND RESEARCHERS MEET
CROWLEY, La., Nov. 19 -- The Louisiana State University Ag Center issued the following news release: More than 70 researchers and others involved in addressing Louisiana's coastal wetland disappearance met recently for an update on wetland plant research and restoration efforts. The meeting at the LSU AgCenter's Rice Research Station addressed efforts to develop adaptive native coastal plants, seed-based technologies for large-scale restoration and innovative engineering techniques, accor  more

WHAT SCHOOL WILL BUILD THE BEST ROBOT?
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Oct. 9 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Teams from 38 high schools and career and technology centers will arrive at California University of Pennsylvania this month seeking organizing tactics, safety tips and strategic insight into how to build a robot ready to do battle in the spring at the fourth annual BotsIQ Regional Competition. Cal U will host the Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ annual kick-off on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008, i  more

WHEELER SELECTED TO START CAPE COD LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME
HYANNIS, Mass., July 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State outfielder Tim Wheeler, currently a member of the Orleans Cardinals of the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League, has been selected as a starter for the Eastern Division squad at the 2008 Under Armour-Cape League All-Star Game. The contest will take place on Saturday, July 26, at Veterans Field in Chatham, Mass., and will be broadcast live on the New England Sports Network   more

White Draws Audience into Inaugural Speech
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind., Sept. 25 -- Wabash College issued the following news release: The first installation of Wabash's celebration of the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth, a speech given by Professor Ronald C. White on Lincoln's second inaugural address, was hosted in the Lovell Lecture Room Wednesday night. The event, sponsored by the Brigance Forum, Hadley, and Rogge funds, was the first of many that will be held on campus throughout the 2008-2009 school year. Professor White, a F  more

WILLIAM KLEMM PROMOTED TO DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER AT B&W Y-12
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 11 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Y‑12 National Security Complex issued the following news release: William R. (Bill) Klemm has been promoted to deputy general manager of B&W Y-12. In this position, he will be responsible for the day-to-day site operation of the Y-12 National Security Complex. "I'm humbled to be selected to serve in this capacity," said Klemm. "I'd like to think we are on the cusp of major transformation at Y-12. In the next two years, I th  more

WINTER TERM COURSE COMING UP ROSES FOR WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
BOWLING GREEN, Ky., Dec. 17 -- Western Kentucky University issued the following news release: Western Kentucky University horticulture student Will Galbreath will fulfill a childhood dream during an upcoming Winter Term course. "I told my mom that I've always wanted to go to the Rose Parade," the senior from Goodlettsville, Tenn., said. "I think it's a once in a lifetime chance to be a part of it. Not many people can say they've made a float for the Rose Parade." But in a few weeks tha  more

WIPO: Inventor in California Develops Apparatus for Photographic Measurement
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Paul Minor of Granada Hills, Calif., and Laurent Ramis of Tarzana, Calif., have developed an apparatus for photographic measurement. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the present invention a "photographic and software technology are employed to derive accurate measurements of objects, areas or locations without requiring actual presence or physical measurement of the objects. Using a digital photograph and a scaling instrume  more

WIPO: Inventor in California Develops Contact Device with Resilient Contact Elements
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - James A. Gavney Jr. of Palo Alto, Calif., has developed a contact device with resilient contact elements. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention relates to a "contact device with resilient contact elements is disclosed. The resilient contact elements have primary structures and secondary structures. The primary structures and secondary structures have contact surfaces for engaging a working surface." The patent has  more

WIPO: Inventor in California Develops Electrical Element
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Tae Ma Kim of Dublin, Calif., has developed an electrical element. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the present invention an "electrical element can be attached and electrically connected to a substrate by a conductive adhesive material. The conductive adhesive material can electrically connect the electrical element to a terminal or other electrical conductor on the substrate." The patent has been assigned to Formfacto  more

WIPO: Inventor in California Develops Fast Acting Valve Apparatuses
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Richard P. Welle of Huntington Beach, Calif., has developed fast acting valve apparatuses. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention relates generally to "devices and valves for controlling fluid or gas flow and, in particular, to fast acting devices and valves." The patent has been assigned to The Aerospace Corp., El Segundo, Calif. The invention carries International Patent Publication No. WO/2007/014295 on Oct.   more

WIPO: Inventor in California Develops Integrated Circuit
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Ashok K. Kapoor of Palo Alto, Calif., has developed an integrated circuit. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, this invention describes a "method of building complementary logic circuits using junction field effect transistors in silicon. This invention is ideally suited for deep submicron dimensions, preferably below 65 nm. The basis of this invention is a complementary Junction Field Effect Transistor which is operated in the e  more

WIPO: Inventor in California Develops Integrated Light Fixture
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Gary Shamshoian of Cupertino, Calif., has developed an integrated light fixture. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention relates to an "integrated lighting fixture and ventilation system, including at least two longitudinally arranged fluorescent tubes, a ligh reflector, a light diffuser or lens, and at least one air vent adapted to receive an air supply A temperature control sensor is provided to promote improved tempe  more

WIPO: Inventor in California Develops Neural Network Classifier
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Dmitri V. Shmunk of Novosibirsk, Russia, has developed a neural network classifier. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the present invention a "neural network classifier provides the ability to separate and categorize multiple arbitrary and previously unknown audio sources down-mixed to a single monophonic audio signal. This is accomplished by breaking the monophonic audio signal into baseline frames (possibly overlapping),   more

WIPO: Inventor in California Develops Nucleic Acid Detection Methods
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Joseph A. Sorge of Del Mar, Calif., has developed methods for the detection of a nucleic acid. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention relates to a "method of generating a signal indicative of the presence of a target nucleic acid sequence in a sample, where the method includes forming a cleavage structure by incubating a sample containing a target nucleic acid sequence with a nucleic acid polymerase and cleaving the cl  more

WIPO: Inventor in California Develops Poker Game Combination
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Michael Forster of Lomita, Calif., has developed a poker game combination. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the present invention a "gaming method is disclosed. To play the game at least two card representations are provided to a player. Each card representation comprises a symbol having a corresponding predetermined value. Two card representations are provided to the the dealer. A blackjack game outcome is determined by co  more

WIPO: Inventor in California Develops Portable Rotisserie Oven
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Jonathan D. Gelfand of Los Angeles has developed an portable rotisserie oven. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention relates to a "rotisserie oven including a housing defining a cavity and having a slot, a heating element positioned within the cavity, a removable food holding device for holding food and an external handle connected to the removable food holding device and positioned to fit through the slot when the rem  more

WIPO: Inventor in California Develops Transforms with Common Factors
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Yuriy Reznik of San Diego has developed a transforms with common factors. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the present invention "techniques for efficiently performing transforms on data are described. In one design, an apparatus performs multiplication of a first group of at least one data value with a first group of at least one rational dyadic constant that approximates a first group of at least one irrational constant s  more

WIPO: Inventor in California Develops Valve Assembly for Paintball Guns
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Robert M. Long of Oakley, Calif., has developed a valve assembly for paintball guns. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention refers a "gun preferably designed to rapidly fire paint balls includes a single valve assembly that is inserted into and removed from the gun body. The valve assembly includes a low pressure ram passing through a longitudinal center or core of the assembly, and is capable of being driven in oppos  more

WIPO: Inventors in California Develop Alkyl Amines
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Stephen Gordon Will of Oakland, Calif., Veeraiah Bodepudi of San Romon, Calif., Ellen H. Fiss of Albany, Calif., and Rachel Shahinian of Alameda, Calif., have developed an alkyl aminesfor improving detection of formaldehyde-fixed biological samples components. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the invention an "alkyl amines act to release formaldehyde cross-linking that occurs in biological samples." The patent has been a  more

WIPO: Inventors in California Develop Alternative Fuels for Extreme Ultraviolet Light Source
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Norbert R. Bowering, Oleh Khodykin, Alexander N. Bykanov, and Igor V. Fomenkov, all from San Diego, have developed an alternative fuels for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) light source. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the present invention an "EUV light source is disclosed which may comprise at least one optical element having a surface, such as a multi-layer collector mirror; a laser source generating a laser beam; and a source  more

WIPO: Inventors in California Develop Bioabsorbable Hemostatic Gauze
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Vicky Feng, David H. Hsu, Yan Yin, all from California, have developed a bioabsorbable hemostatic gauze. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention refers a "bioabsorbable, water-soluble hemostatic cellulose based gauze matrix structures are described, including one or more species of chitosan, etherized cellulose, nonionic surfactant, water-soluble polysaccharide hydrocolloid and/or gum. Approximately 85% to 95% deacetyla  more

WIPO: Inventors in California Develop Channel Mapping System
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Arthur Anthonie Van Hoff of Menlo Park, Calif., and Mark Andrew Ross of San Carlos, Calif., have developed a channel mapping system. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention refers a "channel mapping system has a data source containing data indicative of the geographic range of channels broadcast in at least one selected region and a channel determination module that uses data indicative of a location in conjunction with  more

WIPO: Inventors in California Develop Hardware-Accelerated Simulator
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Henry T. Verheyen and William Watt, both of San Jose, Calif., have developed a hardware-accelerated simulator. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention refers a "hardware-accelerated simulator includes a storage memory and a program memory that are separately accessible by the simulation processor. The program memory stores instructions to be executed in order to simulate the chip. The storage memory is used to simulate   more

WIPO: Inventors in California Develop Method for Maintaining Wireless Device
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Sathyanarayana Pattavayal Bhat of Sunnyvale, Calif., Vinay Shashikumar Badami of San Jose, Calif., and Benson Wei-Ming Tse of Santa Clara, Calif., have developed a method for maintaining a wireless device. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the present invention a "system is disclosed in which a wireless device is monitored and maintained over a network. One embodiment of the system comprises a wireless device including: a s  more

WIPO: Inventors in California Develop Methods for Authenticating Access Requests From User Devices
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Thomas Emmanual Varghese, Jon Bryan Fisher, Steven Lucas Harris, and Don Bosco Durai, all from California, have developed methods for authenticating access requests from user devices. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the present invention provides "systems and methods for authenticating access requests from user devices by presenting one of a plurality of graphical user interfaces selected depending on a perceived risk of frau  more

WIPO: Inventors in California Develop Patient Treatment Device
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Hugh R. Sharkey of Redwood City, Calif., Alexander Khairkhahan of Palo Alto, Calif., Serjan D. Nikolic of San Francisco, and Branislav Radovancevic of Houston, have developed a device for the treatment of a patient. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention relates to a "method and device for the treatment of a patient with heart disease and particularly a heart chamber having a myocardial rupture or characteristics of an  more

WIPO: Inventors in California Develop Polynucleotides Using Method
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Walter Callen and Roderick Fielding, both of San Diego, and Eric Mathur of Carlsbad, Calif., have developed a polynucleotides using method. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention provides "hydrolases, polynucleotides encoding them, and methods of making and using these polynucleotides and polypeptides. In one aspect, the invention is directed to polypeptides, e.g., enzymes, having a hydrolase activity, e.g., an estera  more

WIPO: Inventors in California Develop Specimen Defects Binning Systems
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Jason Z. Lin, Xing Chu, Kenong Wu, and Sharon Mccauley, all from California, have developed specimen defects binning systems. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the present invention "methods and systems for binning defects detected on a specimen are provided. One method includes comparing a test image to reference images. The test image includes an image of one or more patterned features formed on the specimen proximate to a  more

WIPO: Inventors in California Develop Static Light Application
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Yuegang Zhang of Cupertino, Calif., Herman Lopez of San Jose, Calif., and Shida Tan of Milpitas, Calif., have developed a static light application. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the present invention a "method is described that comprises sorting carbon nanotubes (CNTs) within a fluidic flow for a targeted subset of CNTs. The sorting comprises attracting at least a portion of the CNTs within the fluidic flow in a directio  more

WIPO: Inventors in California, Colorado Develop Transforms with Reduce Complexity
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Yuriy Reznik of San Diego, and Arianne T. Hinds of Boulder, Colo., have developed a transforms with reduce complexity. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the present invention "techniques for efficiently performing transforms on data are described. In one design, an apparatus performs multiplication of a group of data values with a group of rational dyadic constants that approximates at least one irrational constant scaled by  more

WIPO: Inventors in Massachusetts, California Develops Distributed On-Demand Computing System
GENEVA, Nov. 29 - Eric Sven-Johan Swildens of Mountain View, Calif., Zaide Edward Liu of Cupertino, Calif., and Richard David Day of Upton, Mass., have developed a distributed on-demand computing system. According to an abstract posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the invention relates to a :method and mechanism for a distributed on-demand computing system. The system automatically provisions distributed computing servers with customer application programs. The parameter  more

WOHLER'S PAINTINGS BRIGHTEN VULCAN GALLERY
CALIFORNIA, Pa., April 29 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: Bringing the brightness of a spring day to the inside of the Vulcan Hall Student Gallery of Fine Art on Friday, April 25, was "Ingenious Manifestation of Liberation: An Exhibition by Wade Wohler." Wohler, a 25 year-old Cal U student from Uniontown, PA who takes classes through the University's Office of Lifelong Learning, presents an inspired creation of sixteen oil paintings, each an expr  more

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FACES DUKE IN NCAA SECOND ROUND
TEMPE, Ariz., March 24 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The Arizona State women's basketball team (22-10, 14-4 Pac-10) will look to advance to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament for the third time in the last four seasons when it faces the Duke Blue Devils (24-9, 10-4 ACC) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Tuesday. Tip-off at the Comcast Center is scheduled for approximately 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Sun Devils advanced to Tuesday's second r  more

WOMEN'S GOLF EARN SECOND SEED AT WEST REGIONAL
TEMPE, Ariz., April 28 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The fourth-ranked Arizona State University women's golf team earned a bid to the 2008 NCAA West Regional hosted by Sacramento State University. ASU, the second seed in the west region, will compete May 8-10 at the Lincoln Hills Golf Club in Lincoln, Calif. The regional tournaments are conducted as the preliminary round for the NCAA championship competition held in Albuquerque, N.M. From each regional, e  more

WOMEN'S GOLF EARNS 17TH NATIONAL APPEARANCE
TEMPE, Ariz., May 19 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The fourth-ranked Arizona State University women's golf team looks to add a seventh trophy to their collection of national championships. Playing as a second seed, the Sun Devils will compete at the 2008 NCAA Championship, May 20-23, at the 6,424-yard, par-72 University of New Mexico Championship Golf Course. ASU, with their storied history of women's golf, earned a record six national championships in the 19  more

WOMEN'S GOLF IN 10TH AFTER DAY ONE OF NCAA WEST REGIONAL
TEMPE, Ariz., May 8 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The No. 4 Arizona State women's golf team shot an 8-over 296 on Thursday and is tied for 10th after the first round of the NCAA West Regional, being played Thursday-Saturday at the par 72, Lincoln Hills Golf Course. Junior All-American Azahara Munoz led the second-seeded Sun Devils on Thursday. Munoz is currently tied for third after shooting a 3-under 69. Fellow junior All-American Jennifer Osborn followe  more

WOMEN'S GOLF PLACES THIRD IN SECOND STRAIGHT TOURNEY
BIG RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 2 -- Ferris State University issued the following press release: Ferris State Women's Golf The nationally fifth-ranked Ferris State women's golf team captured third-place honors for the second consecutive time in the fall 2008 season as the Bulldogs fired a two-round 618-stroke total (+42) at the Grand Valley State Laker Classic in Allendale, Mich. Ferris State carded a 313 score in Monday's (Sept. 1) opening round and then followed with a 305 total in Tuesday's (S  more

WOMEN'S GOLF TO HOST 2008 PING/ ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY INVITATIONAL
TEMPE, Ariz., April 2 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The third-ranked Arizona State University women's golf team hosts the 2008 PING/ASU Invitational at the par-72, 6,230-yard ASU Karsten Golf Course April 4-6. The 17-team field for the tournament features 13 teams ranked in the top-25 in the most recent Golf World/NGCA Coaches Poll and three of the top-four teams in the nation. Competing in the tournament are: No. 6 Arizona, No. 3 Arizona State (host), No  more

WOMEN'S STUDIES PROGRAM AT CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SPONSORS 'THE OTHER SIDE OF BEAUTY: IMPACT ON A WOMAN'S SENSE OF SELF' MARCH 27
CALIFORNIA, Pa., March 18 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: The Women's Studies Program of California University of Pennsylvania will host the 3rd annual Audrey-Beth Fitch Conference at Morgan Hall on March 27, 2008. Entitled "The Other Side of Beauty: Impact on a Woman's Sense of Self," the conference will feature panel discussions about women's current and past experiences in five fields of study, a keynote speech, an art exhibit, and a poetry slam.  more

World Renowned Astronomer to Talk Tonight
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind., Sept. 18 -- Wabash College issued the following news release: Get directions to Wabash College Fine Arts Center (http://www.wabash.edu/tour/finearts/) Wabash College will host internationally famous astronomer, Sidney C. Wolff. She will give a talk on "Images of the Universe: From the Big Bang to the Planets" at 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 30, in Salter Hall in the Fine Arts Center. Wolff received her B.A. from Carleton College in 1962, and a Ph.D. from the Universit  more

WRITING CENTER PRESENTS RESEARCH AT CONFERENCE
CALIFORNIA, Pa., Nov. 13 -- California University of Pennsylvania issued the following news release: What happens in Vegas most certainly should not stay in Vegas, says Dr. Kurt Kearcher, associate professor of English and Cal U writing center director. Kearcher and six Cal U writing center student staff members are eager to share their experience presenting their research at the International Writing Centers Association/National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing combined conference i  more

`DOGS NOMINATED FOR SI'S SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- California State University Fresno issued the following press release: After a historic post season run that resulted in the program's first National Championship and third consecutive WAC title, the Fresno State baseball team is honored again. Sports Illustrated writer Lee Jenkins has nominated the Bulldog baseball team for SI's 2008 Sportsman of the Year. "I couldn't think of any team, in any sport, that demonstrated more perseverance this year than Fresno State,"  more

$700M IN GRANTS FUND BALLAST WATER TREATMENT EVALUATION FACILITY ABOARD CAL MARITIME TRAINING SHIP GOLDEN BEAR
VALLEJO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The California Maritime Academy issued the following press release: The California Maritime Academy is partnering with industry, government and higher education colleagues to create a Shipboard Ballast Water Treatment Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Facility aboard the school's 500-foot Training Ship Golden Bear. The $700,000 project is underwritten by a National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Sea Grant, with additional fund  more

AIRPORT TRAFFIC SAFETY TIPS FOR HOLIDAY TRAVELERS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The Sacramento County Sheriff issued the following press release: The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department's Airport Division is gearing up for the upcoming holiday travel season. The Sheriff's Department and Sacramento International Airport have increased security measures and staffing - including the presence of the Sheriff's Mounted Detail - during the Holiday travel season. This staffing enhancement is designed to not only increase security measures but al  more

AMTRAK CALIFORNIA PREPARES FOR BUSY THANKSGIVING TRAVEL WEEK
WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 -- The National Railroad Passenger Corp. (Amtrak) issued the following press release: Amtrak, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) anticipating the busiest travel week of the year, are planning ahead for Thanksgiving by adding extra train cars and encouraging passengers traveling throughout California to make their reservations early. The week of Thanksgiving - Tuesday, November 25 to Monday, Dece  more

AT RISK MISSING PERSON - FOUND
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 22 -- The Sacramento County Sheriff issued the following press release: On November 23, 2008, Lethel Banford (80) returned to his home. He had been reported missing by his care taker on November 21, 2008. November 22, 2008 The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in locating 80-year-old Lethel Banford. Banford was last seen, by his care taker, at the Walmart located at 4420 Florin Road on November 21, 2008, at 2:30 p.m. Banfo  more

BACK AND FORTH GAME GOES CAL STATE BAKERSFIELD'S WAY IN VICTORY OVER MEN'S BASKETBALL
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Nov. 25 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Cal State Bakersfield outscored Sacramento State, 14-3, over the final 4:22 of regulation to go on and defeat the Hornets, 72-62, in a non-conference men's basketball game Tuesday evening at the Rabobank Arena. After a pair of free throws from Antonio Flaggs gave Sacramento State a 59-58 lead with 4:32 remaining, the Hornets converted on just one of their final eight field goal attemp  more

BASEBALL COMPLETES FOUR-GAME SERIES SWEEP WITH 8-2 WIN OVER HAWAI'I-HILO
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 20 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Behind a solid outing by senior Corey Weglin and a 6-for-10 performance at the plate from their third and fourth place hitters, the Sacramento State baseball team defeated Hawai'i-Hilo by a score of 8-2 on Sunday, April 20, sweeping the four-game series this weekend at Hornet Field. With the win, the Hornets move to 19-18 overall, while the Vulcans fall to 13-21. The win marked the 82  more

BASEBALL CONTINUES WAC ROAD SWING AT NEVADA
RENO, Nev., May 7 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: HORNETS CONTINUE WAC ROAD SWING AT NEVADA After clinching a spot in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament this past weekend, the Hornets will continue their nine-game road trip with a four game series against Nevada. The Wolf Pack are currently 28-19 overall and 15-9 in the WAC, good enough for second place, a game back of Fresno State, who the Hornets will play in their final series of   more

BASEBALL DROPS FIRST WAC TOURNAMENT GAME TO FRESNO STATE 3-2
RUSTON, La., May 22 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped a 3-2 decision to Fresno State, in a rare pitchers duel at Louisiana Tech's J.C. Love Field in the first round of the Western Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday, May 22. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 23-33 overall, while the Bulldogs improve to 34-27. Sacramento State will play the loser of the first round game between Hawai'i and New Mex  more

BASEBALL DROPS HEARTBREAKER 10-9 IN SERIES FINALE AT NO. 1 ARIZONA
TUCSON, Ariz., March 2 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The No. 1 ranked Arizona Wildcats came back from an early 5-0 deficit to defeat the Sacramento State Hornets 10-9 in the finale of a three-game series on Sunday, March 2 at Kindall Field. With the loss, the Hornets fell to 1-5 on the season, while the Wildcats improved to 5-1. Sacramento State was able to push runs across in each of the first three innings off of Wildcat starter Ryan Per  more

BASEBALL DROPS RIVER CITY CLASSIC FINALE TO UC DAVIS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 9 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped a 12-3 decision to the UC Davis Aggies on Sunday, March 9, at Hornet Field in the finale of the 2008 River City Classic, which pitted the two host schools against one another. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 2-8 on the season, while the Aggies improve to 7-7 on the season. The Hornets drew first blood against their rival, as in the botto  more

BASEBALL DROPS SERIES OPENER TO GONZAGA 4-3
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team fell to the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the series opener between the two teams, 4-3, on Friday, March 21 at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 5-12 on the season, while the Bulldogs improve to 13-8. The Zags started the game strong, as after drawing two walks to open the game, Marcus McKimmy cleared the bases on a 3-2 pitch, homering to dee  more

BASEBALL DROPS SERIES OPENER TO HAWAII
HONOLULU, May 3 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped their series opener to the Hawai'i Rainbows, 8-3, on Friday, May 2 at Les Murakami Stadium. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 19-25, 10-10 in Western Athletic Conference play, while the Rainbows improve to 22-24, 14-11 in the WAC. Hawai'i opened the scoring in the fourth inning, as Greg Garcia hit a RBI double, which was followed by a Landon Hernandez  more

BASEBALL DROPS TOUGH DECISION TO DONS 9-8
SAN FRANCISCO, April 22 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State Hornets fell to the San Francisco Dons by the score of 9-8 on Tuesday, April 22 at Beneditti Diamond. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 19-19, while the Dons, who took the season series from the Hornets 2-0, improve to 23-17. Sacramento State started the scoring in the top of the first, as senior Ryan Blair singled, and then stole second, putting himself in scoring  more

BASEBALL ELIMINATED FROM WAC TOURNAMENT FOLLOWING LOSS TO NEVADA
RUSTON, La., May 24 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team was eliminated from the Western Athletic Conference Tournament in fourth place following a 15-5 loss to Nevada in seven innings on Saturday, May 24 at J.C. Love Field. With the loss the Hornets finish the season at 24-35, while the Wolf Pack improved to 33-25, and will play Hawai'i on Saturday night, with the winner earning the right to play in the championsh  more

BASEBALL EXTENDS CONFERENCE WINNING STREAK TO SEVEN WITH DOUBLEHEADER SWEEP OVER LA TECH
RUSTON, La., April 5 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team extended its Western Athletic Conference win streak to seven with a doubleheader sweep over Louisiana Tech on Saturday, April 5 at J.C. Love Field. The Hornets won game one 13-7 before taking home a 6-4 victory in game two. The seven game streak marks the longest conference win streak during the Division I era, breaking the previous mark of six straight, whi  more

BASEBALL FACES HAWAI'I IN KEY WAC ROAD SERIES
HONOLULU, May 2 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: HORNETS FACE HAWAI'I IN KEY WAC ROAD SERIES After dropping their last five games in Western Athletic Conference play, and there last six games overall, the Sacramento State Hornets will look to bounce back as they travel to Hawai'i to take on the Rainbows. Hawai'i passed the Hornets in the WAC standings by taking home a series split at Louisiana Tech last weekend. The two teams are meeting for   more

BASEBALL FALLS IN CAUSEWAY CLASH TO UC DAVIS 8-7
DAVIS, Calif., April 15 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped an 8-7 decision to the UC Davis Aggies on Tuesday, April 15 at Dobbins Stadium. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 15-18 on the season, while UC Davis improves to 24-11, and takes the season series between the two clubs 3-0. The two teams traded runs in the first two innings, as UC Davis opened the scoring in the bottom of the first as Ryan Sco  more

BASEBALL FALLS IN DOUBLEHEADER TO SAN JOSE STATE
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 15 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped a doubleheader to the San Jose State Spartans, losing game one 13-1 in eight innings and falling 5-1 in the nightcap on Saturday, March 15 at Municipal Stadium. With the day's results, the Hornets fall to 4-10 on the season, 1-2 in the WAC, while San Jose State improves to 10-5, 2-1 inside the conference. In game one, San Jose State made up   more

BASEBALL FALLS IN SATURDAY DOUBLE DIP TO GONZAGA
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 22 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State men's baseball team dropped a doubleheader to the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Saturday, March 22 at Hornet Field. Game one saw the Bulldogs win 9-5, and they followed it up with an 18-12 game two victory. With the results of the day, the Hornets fell to 5-14, while the Zags improved to 15-8. In game one, Gonzaga struck for a run in each of the first two innings, on a R  more

BASEBALL FALLS IN SATURDAY DOUBLE DIP TO NEW MEXICO STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 26 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team fell to the New Mexico State Aggies in a Western Athletic Conference doubleheader at Hornet Field on Saturday, April 26. New Mexico State took game one, 5-3, before winning the afternoon cap 11-5. With the action on the day, the Hornets fall to 19-22, 10-8 in WAC play, while the Aggies improve to 21-25 and 8-11 in the WAC. The Hornets started game  more

BASEBALL FALLS IN SERIES OPENER TO NEW MEXICO STATE 7-4
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 25 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped a 7-4 decision to the visiting New Mexico State Aggies in a Western Athletic Conference matchup on Friday, April 25 at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 19-20, 10-6 in WAC play, while the Aggies improve to 19-25, 6-11 in the WAC. New Mexico State started the scoring off in the top of the second, as Joe Leghorn hit a one-out   more

BASEBALL FALLS IN SERIES OPENER TO SAN JOSE STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 11 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State Hornets fell back into a tie for first place in the Western Athletic Conference following a 9-4 series opening loss to San Jose State on Friday, April 11 at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 13-16, 8-4 in WAC play, which matches Nevada's conference record for a first place tie in the conference. The Spartans improve to 16-14, 7-9 in the WAC, which i  more

BASEBALL FALLS TO LMU IN GAME ONE OF DOUBLEHEADER 7-3, GAME TWO SUSPENDED DUE TO RAIN
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 23 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: One game of the scheduled baseball doubleheader between Loyola Marymount and Sacramento State took place, with the Lions defeating the Hornets 7-3. Game two was suspended due to rain in the fifth inning. With the game one loss, the Hornets record fell to 1-1 on the season, while LMU improved to 1-1. Sacramento State scored first, as in the bottom of the first senior Ryan Blair hit   more

BASEBALL FALLS TO SAN FRANCISCO
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 26 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team fell to the visiting San Francisco Dons by a score of 12-4 on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 1-2 on the season, while the Dons improve to 3-2. San Francisco started the game off swinging the bat well, as they score a run in the top of the second inning, and five more in the top of the third to take a 6-0 lead.  more

BASEBALL FIGHTS HARD, BUT DROPS DECISION TO NO. 1 RANKED ARIZONA
TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 29 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Senior Travis Kirkman went 2-for-3 at the plate with a home run and two RBI, but it was not enough as the Hornets fell to No. 1 Arizona, 9-3, in the first game of a three-game series at Jerry Kindall Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 1-3 on the season, while the Wildcats improve to 3-1. The Wildcats were able to push runs across the board in each of the first three innings to ta  more

BASEBALL HAS COMEBACK FALL SHORT IN 7-6 DEFEAT AGAINST SANTA CLARA
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 29 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State Hornets came back from a 6-2 deficit against Santa Clara, but lost a 7-6 decision on Tuesday, April 29 at Stephen Schott Stadium. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 19-24, while the Broncos improve to 27-16. Santa Clara opened the scoring in the bottom of the first as Matt Long hit a leadoff home run to right field, giving the Broncos a 1-0 lead. Before the inn  more

BASEBALL HAS TWO EARLY LEADS, BUT FALLS TO NO. 1 ARIZONA
TUCSON, Ariz., March 1 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team held early leads in the first and fourth innings, but No. 1 ranked Arizona was too much, as the Wildcats defeated the Hornets in game two of a three game series 15-7 on Saturday afternoon at Kindall Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 1-4, while the Wildcats improve to 4-1. The Hornets lit up the scoreboard in the top of the first, as senior Taylo  more

BASEBALL HITS THE ROAD FOR CONFERENCE SERIES AGAINST LA TECH
RUSTON, La., April 2 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: SECOND PLACE HORNETS TRAVEL TO LOUISIANA TECH After taking home a four-game series sweep in Western Athletic Conference action this past weekend, the Hornets will take their 5-3 conference mark to Ruston, Louisiana for a four-game series against Louisiana Tech on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 3-5 at J.C. Love Field. The Bulldogs took two-of-three from the San Jose State Spartans at   more

BASEBALL HOSTS FIFTH ANNUAL RIVER CITY CLASSIC
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 5 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: THIS WEEKEND: HORNETS CO-HOST RIVER CITY CLASSIC The Sacramento State baseball team serves as the co-host school of the fifth annual River City Classic Baseball Tournament, which will be held Thursday, March 6, through Sunday ,March 9 at both Sacramento State and UC Davis. Six schools are participating in the tournament and will compete in a round-robin format. BYU, Portland, Sacram  more

BASEBALL HOSTS NEW MEXICO STATE; FRIDAY GAME START CHANGED TO 2 P.M.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 24 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: HORNETS HOST CRUCIAL WAC SERIES VERSUS NEW MEXICO STATE After a week absence from Western Athletic Conference play, the Sacramento State Hornets return to conference play as they host the New Mexico State Aggies for a four-game series at Hornet Field. The first game of the series, originally scheduled to be contested at 1 p.m. has been moved to a 2 p.m. start. The Aggies come in  more

BASEBALL OPENS 2008 CAMPAIGN HOSTING LOYOLA MARYMOUNT
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: HORNET BASEBALL(0-0) GAMES #1-4 vs. Loyola Marymount (0-0) Feb. 22, 2 p.m. Probable Starters LMU: Senior RHP Andy Beal (0-0) SAC: Junior LHP Jose Ramirez (0-0) Feb. 23, 11 a.m. (Game One) Probable Starters LMU: Junior RHP Mike Kenney (0-0) SAC: Senior RHP Corey Weglin (0-0) Feb. 23, Approximately 2 p.m. (Game Two) Probable Starters LMU: Junior RHP Lee Roberts (0-0) SAC  more

BASEBALL OPENS WAC PLAY AT SAN JOSE STATE
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 13 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: SPARTANS AND HORNETS OPEN UP 2008 WAC SEASON The Sacramento State baseball team will travel to San Jose to take on the Spartans on Fri.-Sun., March 14-16. As will be the case during the entire conference season, a single game will be played on Friday and Sunday, with a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. The series marks the opening of the conference schedule for the league. The Spar  more

BASEBALL SEES LEAD SLIP AWAY IN 8-7 LOSS TO HAWAII
HONOLULU, May 4 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team took a 7-5 lead into the bottom of the ninth, but failed to hold on, dropping an 8-7 decision to the Hawai'i Rainbows on Sunday, May 4 at Les Murakami Stadium. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 20-27, 11-12 in the Western Athletic Conference, while the Rainbows improved to 24-25, 11-12 in the WAC. With Louisiana Tech losing all four weekend games, both teams cli  more

BASEBALL SERIES FINALE GOES TO NEW MEXICO STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 27 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped a 14-4 decision to the New Mexico State Aggies on Sunday, April 27 at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 19-23, 10-9 in the Western Athletic Conference, while the Aggies improved to 24-25, 9-11 in the WAC. New Mexico State continued their hot hitting in the series, scoring the games first six runs. The top of the first saw Jo  more

BASEBALL SERIES OPENER GOES TO WOLF PACK
RENO, Nev., May 10 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team dropped a 14-5 decision to the Nevada Wolf Pack in game one of a four-game Western Athletic Conference series on Friday, May 9 at Peccole Park. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 20-28 on the season, 11-13 in WAC play, while the Wolf Pack improve to 29-19, 16-9 in the WAC. The Hornet bats were hot early, as the team jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the to  more

BASEBALL SET FOR CLASH WITH FRESNO STATE IN GAME ONE OF WAC TOURNAMENT
RUSTON, La., May 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: HORNETS DRAW FRESNO STATE FOR WAC TOURNAMENT GAME 1 After splitting a four-game series this past weekend, Sacramento State and Fresno State will do battle for the fifth straight time on Thursday morning at the Western Athletic Conference Tournament. First pitch is scheduled for 11 a.m. Central time, 9 a.m. Pacific from J.C. Love Field in Ruston, Louisiana The Bulldogs enter the tournament a  more

BASEBALL SET FOR CONDENSED THREE-GAME SERIES AGAINST GONZAGA
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 20 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: BASEBALL HOSTS GONZAGA BULLDOGS FOR THREE-GAME SET Coming off of a win over the No. 12 ranked California Golden Bears, the Sacramento State Hornets will host a two-day, three-game series at Hornet Field on March 21 and 22. Gonzaga comes into the series following a three-game midweek series against Utah Valley, where the Bulldogs won two-of-three. This past week, the Bulldogs took h  more

BASEBALL SPLITS DOUBLEHEADER WITH FIRST PLACE FRESNO STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 17 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team split a doubleheader with first place Fresno State on Saturday, May 17 at Hornet Field. Sacramento State was victorious, 4-0, in game one, before dropping game two 6-4. With the action on the day, the Hornets ran their record to 23-31, 14-16 in Western Athletic Conference play, while the Bulldogs moved to 32-27, 20-11 in the WAC. In game one of the   more

BASEBALL SPLITS DOUBLEHEADER WITH HAWAII
HONOLULU, May 4 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team split a doubleheader with the Hawai'i Rainbows on Saturday, May 3 at Les Murakami Stadium. Hawai'i took game one 3-1, while the Hornets were victorious in game two 7-3. The Hornets record moved to 20-26, 11-11 in the Western Athletic Conference, while the Rainbows moved to 23-25, 10-12 in the WAC. In game one, the Hornets opened the scoring in the top of the s  more

BASEBALL SQUARES OFF WITH VULCANS IN NON-CONFERENCE TILTS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 17 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: VULCANS AND HORNETS SQUARE OFF IN NON-CONFERENCE TILT The Sacramento State Hornets, who have dropped their last two contests after winning 10-of-12 over a three-week span, will face off with the Hawai'i-Hilo Vulcans in a four-game non-conference series at Hornet Field. Hawai'i Hilo, who is a Division I independent, announced on Wednesday that they will be moving back to Division II  more

BASEBALL SUFFERS TOUGH 2-1 DEFEAT TO SAN JOSE STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 13 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team split a four-game weekend series with San Jose State, following a 2-1 Spartan victory on Sunday, April 13 at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 15-17 on the season, 10-5 in WAC play, and following Fresno State's 8-0 victory over Louisiana Tech today, Sacramento State is now a half game behind the Bulldogs in the conference standings. Sa  more

BASEBALL SWEEPS DOUBLEHEADER AGAINST SAN JOSE STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 12 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team regained sole possession of first place in the Western Athletic Conference with a doubleheader sweep of the visiting San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, April 12 at Hornet Field. The Hornets won game one 6-3, before taking home a 10-9 victory in game two. With the pair of victories, the Hornets improved to 15-16 overall, 10-4 in WAC play, while the   more

BASEBALL TAKES DOWN NO. 17 STANFORD 5-3
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 25 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: For the second time in seven days, the Sacramento State baseball team knocked off a ranked Pac-10 foe, as they took down No. 17 Stanford 5-3 on Tuesday, March 25 at Hornet Field. With the win, the Hornets improve to 6-14 on the season, while the Cardinal fall to 10-6. Stanford opened up the scoring in the top of the fourth, as Brent Milleville provided a RBI groundout that was foll  more

BASEBALL TAKES EARLY LEAD, BUT FALLS TO FRESNO STATE IN SERIES FINALE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 18 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team took an early 3-0 lead, but could not hold on, as Fresno State took home a 13-6 victory to split the weekend Western Athletic Conference series played at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 23-32 and 14-17 in WAC play, while the Bulldogs improved to 33-27, 21-11 in the WAC. With the results from the weekend, the Bulldogs took home the regu  more

BASEBALL TAKES SERIES OPENER FROM HAWAII 4-2
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 28 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team took home a series opening 4-2 victory over the Hawai'i Rainbows on Friday, March 28 at Hornet Field. With the win, the Hornets improve to 7-14 overall, 2-3 in the Western Athletic Conference, while the Rainbows fall to 9-16 overall, 1-4 in WAC play. The contest started as a pitchers duel, with neither team lighting up the scoreboard in the first   more

BASEBALL TIES GAME IN NINTH, BUT FALLS TO SAN JOSE STATE 5-4
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 16 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Despite tying the score at 4-4 in the top of the ninth inning, the Sacramento State baseball team fell to the San Jose State Spartans 5-4 on Sunday, March 16 at Municipal Stadium. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 4-11, 1-3 in Western Athletic Conference play, while the Spartans improve to 11-5, 3-1 in WAC play. After the Spartans scored the first two runs of the contest in the bott  more

BASEBALL TRAVELS TO NO. 1 ARIZONA FOR THREE GAME SET
TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 28 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: THIS WEEKEND: HORNETS TRAVEL TO NO. 1 ARIZONA Sacramento State will find themselves away from the friendly confines of Hornet Field for the first time this season, as they embark on a three-game weekend series against the Arizona Wildcats. The Wildcats, who are the top-ranked team in the land according to Baseball America, come into the weekend with a 2-1 record. They dropped their season o  more

BASEBALL USES THE LONG BALL TO SWEEP DOUBLEHEADER AGAINST HAWAII
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 29 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sophomore Tim Wheeler hit a grand slam in game one, and junior Gabe Jacobo hit a three-run homer in game two, lifting the Hornets to 6-4 and 5-2 victories over the Hawai'i Rainbows on Saturday, March 29 at Hornet Field. With the wins, the Hornets improve to 9-14, 4-3 in Western Athletic Conference play, while the Rainbows fall to 9-18, 2-5 in the WAC. Game one saw the Hornets strik  more

BASEBALL WINS FIRST EVER WAC TOURNEY GAME WITH 8-5 TRIUMPH OVER NEW MEXICO STATE
RUSTON, La., May 23 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Behind home runs from junior Gabe Jacobo and senior David Flores, the Sacramento State baseball team defeated New Mexico State, 8-5, in a elimination game at the Western Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday, May 23. With the win, the Hornets improved 24-33, winning their first ever WAC Tournament contest, while the Aggies finish the season 28-33 following the loss. The Hornets will play th  more

BASEBALL'S FIVE GAME WIN STREAK SNAPPED BY RIVAL UC DAVIS 10-5
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 1 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team had its five-game winning streak snapped by the UC Davis Aggies, who defeated the Hornets 10-5 on Tuesday, April 1 at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 10-15 overall, while the Aggies improve to 18-8. UC Davis opened the scoring in the top of the second on a RBI single by Kyle Mihaylo, and increased the lead to 2-0 in the third innin  more

BATS START THE YEAR HOT AS BASEBALL DOWNS LMU 12-7
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 22 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State's baseball bats were not effected by soggy conditions, as they defeated Loyola Marymount in their season opener by a score of 12-7 on Fri. Feb. 22 at Hornet Field. With the win, the Hornets improve to 1-0 on the season, while the Lions fall to 0-1. After a 1-2-3 top of the first inning from junior Jose Ramirez, the Hornet bats wasted little time pushing their first   more

BOYD HITS FIRST TWO CAREER HOME RUNS; HORNETS TURN TRIPLE PLAY IN 12-2 VICTORY OVER HAWAII-HILO
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 18 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Senior Brian Boyd hit the first two home runs of his collegiate career, while the Hornets turned just their second triple play during the Division I era, as Sacramento State defeated Hawai'i-Hilo 12-2 in seven innings on Friday, April 18 at Hornet Field. With the win, the Hornets improve to 16-18, while the Vulcans fall to 13-18. The game was shortened to seven innings as the 10-run r  more

CHEERLEADERS WILL COMPETE AT NATIONALS THIS WEEKEND
MOREHEAD, Ky., Jan. 16 -- Morehead State University issued the following news release: Morehead State University's coed and all-girl cheerleading squads will be trying to add another national championship title to their total of 23 this weekend when they compete in the College National Cheerleading Championships, Jan. 18 -21, in Orlando, Fla. The Universal Cheerleaders Association-sponsored competition will be held at Walt Disney's Wide World of Sports. The coed and all-girl cheerleading   more

CITY OF NEEDLES FINED $6,000 FOR EMISSIONS VIOLATIONS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The California Air Resources Board issued the following press release: The California Air Resources Board fined the city of Needles $6,000 this month for diesel emissions violations that occurred in 2006 and 2007. ARB enforcement teams found city of Needles employees failed to inspect their heavy-duty diesel vehicle fleet. The law requires annual smoke tests for diesel truck fleets and, in conjunction with ARB's roadside smoke inspection program, ensures that  more

CITY OF SACRAMENTO TO CONDUCT COUNCILMEMBERS OATH OF OFFICE CEREMONY
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The city of Sacramento issued the following news release: What: The City of Sacramento invites members of the public and the media to attend the oath of office ceremony for Councilmembers Sandy Sheedy, Rob Fong, Kevin McCarty, and Bonnie Pannell. When: Tuesday, November 25 5:00 p.m. Light Refreshments 6:00 p.m. Oath of Office Ceremony followed by cake and coffee Where: New City Hall, 915 "I" Street, Council Chambers Details: The four Councilmembers be  more

DANCE SITES CONCERT SET TO INSPIRE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: An eclectic mix of dance and music will be presented in this year's annual "Dance Sites: New Works in Choreography and Performance." Talented faculty and students, as well as two guest choreographers, will show off their skills in nine vastly different performances. "There's a wealth of talent right here in Sacramento, and all these choreographers are making new and original works in   more

DRAFT PLAN TO ADDRESS CONTAMINATION IN SAN PABLO BAY IS RELEASED RICHMOND MEETING TO INFORM PUBLIC ON DEC. 17; PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD IS OPEN THROUGH JAN. 9, 2009
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service issued the following press release: State and Federal agencies working on the restoration of natural resources injured by wastewater discharges in Castro Cove, and the resulting sediment contamination, today released a Draft Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan, opening a 45-day public comment period. An open house to provide information to the public is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec  more

Drake to Face DePaul in NCAA Softball Tournament
DES MOINES, Iowa, May 12 -- Drake University issued the following news release: The Bulldogs celebrate winning the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament and earning an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament. The Drake women's softball team will face DePaul at noon in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament Friday, May 16, in Evanston, Ill. Host Northwestern will face Western Illinois in the other regional game at 2:30 p.m. at the Sharon J. Drysdale Field. The regional will continue throu  more

EMPLOYEES' COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD ISSUES DECISION REGARDING T.P. AND U.S. POSTAL SERVICE, POST OFFICE, WEST SACRAMENTO, CALIF.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Employees' Compensation Appeals Board issued the following decision: T.P., Appellant and U.S. POSTAL SERVICE, POST OFFICE, West Sacramento, CA, Employer Docket Nos. 07-1993; 08-829 Appearances: Oral Argument May 14, 2008 Jimmy K. Prshewlozky, for the appellant No appearance, for the Director DECISION AND ORDER Before: ALEC J. KOROMILAS, Chief Judge COLLEEN DUFFY KIKO, Judge MICHAEL E. GROOM, Alternate Judge J  more

ENGINEERING STUDENTS WIN DESIGN COMPETITION
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: A team of Sacramento State civil engineering students won the 17th annual Structural Engineers Association of Central California (SEAOCC) student design competition. The design and construction phase of the competition was held at Wallace Kuhl & Associates, Inc., Saturday, Nov. 1. Students were given instructions to design and build a wood truss structure which met certain span length   more

ESU TO GRADUATE 1,016 AT TWO 2008 SPRING COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES
EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa., May 8 -- East Stroudsburg University issued the following news release: A total of 1,016 students will receive degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at two commencement exercises this weekend. There will be 852 undergraduate degrees, 160 graduate degrees and four doctor of education awarded. The undergraduate ceremony is slated for Saturday, May 10, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Koehler Fieldhouse. The graduate school commencement will be held Friday,  more

FATAL SINGLE CAR ACCIDENT AT JACKSON ROAD, GRANT LINE ROAD
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 22 -- The Sacramento County Sheriff issued the following press release: On November 22, 2008, at 3:08 p.m. the Rancho Cordova Police Department responded to the report of a single-car rollover accident on Jackson Road just west of Grant Line Road. Officers arrived and found a car that had left the roadway and had come to rest on its roof. Paramedics arrived a short time later and pronounced the adult male driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, dead at the s  more

FIGHTING ROBOTS TAKE CENTER STAGE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The robots are back and ready to do battle. Sacramento State's Competitive Robotics Club will hold a Robo Rumble featuring "ant weight" robots, noon-5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23, in the University Union Ballroom. The robots are called ant weight because they weigh less than a pound. Since they are not big enough to use brute force to destroy their opponents, their operators must come up wit  more

FINAL TWO GAMES OF BASEBALL SERIES CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 24 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The final two games of the weekend baseball series between Loyola Marymount and Sacramento State have been cancelled due to rain. This includes the continuation of game two of Saturday's doubleheader that was suspended in the fifth inning before becoming an official game, with the score tied 2-2, as well as the game scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday. At the present time, there are no   more

FIRST PLACE BASEBALL HOSTS SAN JOSE STATE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 10 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: FIRST PLACE HORNETS HOST SAN JOSE STATE After taking home a three-game series sweep in Western Athletic Conference action this past weekend, the Hornets took control of first place in the conference. They come back home to the friendly confines of Hornet Field to face San Jose State in a four-game series. The Spartans took three-of-four from the Hornets earlier this season at Munic  more

FISH STOCKING PROGRAM WILL CONTINUE FOLLOWING COURT ORDER
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- The California Department of Fish and Game issued the following press release: An order today signed by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Patrick Marlette will allow the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) to stock more waters than would have been allowed under his Nov. 6 tentative ruling. The order is a result of weeks of negotiation among DFG, and the Pacific Rivers Council and Center for Biological Diversity, along with their counsel Stanford Legal Clinic. "DF  more

FIVE HOME RUNS, INCLUDING THREE FOR JUNIOR GABE JACOBO, LEAD BASEBALL TO 17-2 WIN
RUSTON, La., April 3 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Junior Gabe Jacobo hit home runs in each of his first three at bats as the Sacramento State Hornets defeated the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs by the score of 17-2 in seven innings on Thursday, April 3 at J.C. Love Field. With the win, the Hornets improve to 11-15 overall, and 6-3 in Western Athletic Conference play which moves them one-half game ahead of New Mexico State, Fresno State and Nevada f  more

FIVE HORNETS EARN ALL-WAC HONORS, WHEELER NAMED TO FIRST TEAM
RUSTON, La., May 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team had five players earn all-Western Athletic Conference honors, as announced at the conference's annual awards banquet, held in conjuction with the WAC Tournament on Wednesday, May 21 on the campus of Louisiana Tech. Sophomore Tim Wheeler earned first team honors as an outfielder, while seniors Ryan Blair (OF), David Flores (3B) and Wes Oberlin (DH), along with  more

FLORES AND WHEELER NAMED TO PRESEASON ALL-WAC TEAM
DENVER, Jan. 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State senior third baseman David Flores and sophomore outfielder Tim Wheeler were named to the Preseason all-Western Athletic Conference team, as announced today by the conference. Flores, a first team all-WAC selection a season ago, batted .311 last season for the Hornets with five home runs. The senior out of Union City, Calif. was second on the team a season ago in hits (66) and runs  more

FLORES BREAKS SCHOOL RECORD AS HORNETS UPSET NO. 12 CAL 12-6
BERKELEY, Calif., March 18 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Behind a 4-for-4 day from senior David Flores, and a four RBI performance from sophomore Tim Wheeler, the Sacramento State baseball team upset No. 12 ranked California by a score of 12-6 on Tuesday, March 18 at Evans Diamond. With the win, the Hornets improve to 5-11, while the Bears fall to 13-3-1 on the season. The Hornets opened the scoring the top of the first, as they scored two  more

FORFEITURE SOUGHT OF $15 MILLION FOR TAX FRAUD
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives San Francisco Field Office issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor Scott announced today the filing of two civil complaints seeking the forfeiture of more than $15 million in tobacco products, over $76,000 seized from bank accounts controlled by Ideal Tobacco and Phoenix Cash & Carry, and over $23,000 seized from an account controlled by Pay-Less Wholes  more

FORMER LION WEEMS DRAFTED BY CHICAGO BULLS
FORT SMITH, Ark., June 26 -- The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith issued the following news release: When former University of Arkansas - Fort Smith men's basketball coach Jeremy Cox recently was asked about Sonny Weems and the likelihood of the former Lions star being drafted by the NBA, Cox was quick to dispel any doubts. "Oh, he'll get drafted," said Cox, now assistant men's basketball coach at the University of Kentucky. Cox recruited Weems to UA Fort Smith and for two years wat  more

FRESNO STATE USES BIG RUN TO OPEN SECOND HALF AND EVENTUALLY DEFEAT MEN'S BASKETBALL
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 14 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Leading just, 37-31, at halftime, Fresno State used a 13-0 run to open the second half and went on to defeat Sacramento State, 77-65, in a non-conference men's basketball game Friday evening at the Save Mart Center. Sacramento State missed its first 11 field goal attempts of the second half while Fresno State was making its run. The 13-0 run extended the Bulldogs' lead to 50-31 with 13:49   more

FRESNO UTILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE ISSUES HIGHLIGHTS OF JAN. 10 MEETING
FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 10 -- The Fresno Utility Advisory Committee issued the following meeting highlights: Meeting Highlights - January 10, 2008 Committee Members present: John McCubbin, Deena Monteiro, Michael Napoli, Sharon Schilling, Allan Schroeder, Arthur Reker Committee Member absent: Sarah Velasquez Staff present: Lon Martin, John Watkins, Cindy Williams, May Albiani, Sarah Rubin, Ric Hutchinson, Bill O'Brien, Pat Tierce, Robert Gedert, Robert Weakley, Mai Vang, Philli  more

FULBRIGHT PROGRAM HONORS SACRAMENTO STATE FACULTY
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 7 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Three Sacramento State faculty members have been awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholar grants to lecture or conduct research overseas. The honorees are Patrick G. Cannon, Thomas L. Decker and Susanne W. Lindgren. Since 1946, the Fulbright Program has been the U.S. government's premier initiative for international educational exchange. The program fosters cultural understanding, shared k  more

GAME TWO AT LOUISIANA TECH RAINED OUT; START TIME FOR SATURDAY MOVED TO 1 P.M. CT
RUSTON, La., April 4 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The second game of Sacramento State's four-game Western Athletic Conference baseball series against Louisiana Tech, scheduled for a 6 p.m. Central time start on Friday, has been rained out. J.C. Love Field, the home of Louisiana Tech baseball, is water logged due to heavy rainfall that has occurred throughout the day today. Rain is also forecast for the rest of the night, with heavy thunderst  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER ACCEPTS PANETTA INSTITUTE JEFFERSON-LINCOLN AWARD
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 8 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: LEON PANETTA: Since taking office as California's 38th governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger has worked to reform California's fiscal policies, he's worked to create a better business environment, to try to reduce the burdens on employment, to boost exports and try to stimulate job growth in this state. But more importantly, since Governor Schwarzenegger took office in the recall election  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER DELIVERS SPEECH ON THE CHALLENGES OF GLOBAL WARMING
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you. And I want to say that you again to my partners and co-hosts, if it is Governor Blagojevich, Governor Crist and Governor Sebelius, who is sitting right here in the front row and Governor Doyle, thank you very much for being such great partners and co-hosts. Let's give them a big, big hand. (Applause) And I want   more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER DISCUSSES SIGNIFICANCE OF ELECTION FOR CALIFORNIA IN WEEKLY RADIO ADDRESS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 8 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following radio address: Hi, this is Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger with another California Report. This was a historic week for our nation and for California. Voters turned out in record numbers. Millions of Americans, especially young people who previously felt alienated from the political process and apathetic toward an unresponsive and broken government showed up and cast their vote for cha  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER HIGHLIGHTS JOINT DECLARATION SIGNING AT GOVERNORS' GLOBAL CLIMATE SUMMIT
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Well, hello, everybody. And wow, I cannot even see through it, there are so many sticks out there. That's really wild. But I think that you all have been here and you have watched the conference and our negotiations and the dialogue and what every one of the states and different countries had to say. So if you have any questions to all of us - I want to say  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER HOLDS PRESS BRIEFING IN SANTA BARBARA ON STATE'S RESPONSE TO WILDFIRES
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 15 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Good morning, everybody. First of all, I just want to say thank you to CAL FIRE Director Ruben Grijalva, who is standing here on my right, for taking me around and giving me a tour of some of the destruction and some of the burned-out homes. I also want to thank Sheriff Brown for being here today and taking me on that tour, thank you. And thank you for the   more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER OPENS GOVERNORS' GLOBAL CLIMATE SUMMIT
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 18 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Thank you very much. Thank you. And thank you very much, Linda, for the wonderful introduction and also for the extraordinary job that you are doing for the EPA. And I want to thank, of course, your entire team also for helping us put this conference together. And I want to say thank you also to some other people here, because this is really extraordinary a  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER PARTICIPATES IN GLOBAL CLIMATE SUMMIT DIALOGUE PANEL
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: SCOTT PELLEY: Thank you, everyone. It's great to be back with you for the afternoon session. The first thing I would like to do is invite our panelists to come up and please take a seat. You will find all of your names right there in front of the seat where you'll be sitting. We have a really unique opportunity today in this panel, because we have representatives from Indonesia and re  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER PARTICIPATES IN GOLDEN GUARDIAN EXERCISE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 13 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: DIRECTOR BETTENHAUSEN: Good morning. I'm Matthew Bettenhausen, the director of the California Office of Homeland Security and I'd like to welcome you all and thank you all for coming to Golden Guardian '08 and shake out that org that we're doing in partnership with the U.S. Geological Society. I'd first like to commend Governor Schwarzenegger. Five years ago the Governor recognized  more

GOV. SCHWARZENEGGER PROCLAIMS NOV. 18 AS 'GUIDE DOG DAY'
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 4 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the following proclamation: Guide dogs play a critical role in the lives of Californians who are legally blind. By providing invaluable assistance, these unique animals allow many to live safely and with greater confidence. The State Board of Guide Dogs for the Blind works to ensure that guide dog schools and trainers are properly licensed and qualified, and also that dog handlers are taught how to work with their c  more

GOV. SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING TO REDUCE FORESTRY-RELATED GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 18 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: SECRETARY CHRISMAN: Ladies and gentlemen, it's indeed an honor for me to officiate this evening. My name is Mike Chrisman, I'm the California Secretary for Resources, and it's a pleasure to be a part of this event this evening. It's a very momentous and historic event; we'll hear from a variety of governors this evening, we'll have the signing of the MOUs. What I'd like to do now i  more

GOVERNOR ADDRESSES FIRST-EVER CONFERENCE ON SMALL BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 18 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Thank you. Thank you very much. And thank you very much, Senator Scott, Jack Scott. This is a great, great man. And like he said, that we became kind of soul mates in the Capitol, even though he's a Democrat. I'm married to one. People always say, "How can you live together, a Democrat and a Republican?" I always tell them, I say, "Look, love conquers al  more

GOVERNOR ADVANCES STATE'S RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 17 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: RANDY GOLDSTEIN: Good afternoon. I'm Randy Goldstein, CEO of OptiSolar. On behalf of OptiSolar I want to welcome Governor Schwarzenegger to our Sacramento factory. I'd also like to welcome the other participants in today's press conference: Senator Darrell Steinberg; Assemblyman Paul Krekorian; Assemblymember Sam Blakeslee; Mike Poole, State Director, Bureau of Land Management;   more

GOVERNOR HOLDS PRESS BRIEFING ON STATE'S RESPONSE TO FREEWAY FIRE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 16 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Good morning, everyone. It is still good morning, yeah. I just want to first of all say thank you very much to Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner for being with us here today, and then also CAL FIRE Director Ruben Grijalva, who is traveling around from fire to fire always when we have disasters like this. And I want to thank also the people that have done  more

GOVERNOR HOLDS PRESS BRIEFING ON STATE'S RESPONSE TO SAYRE FIRE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 16 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: Good morning, everybody. Thank you very much for Mayor Villaraigosa to be here today. And I just want to add also that he kept me briefed throughout yesterday and we had several phone conversations about what the situation is like out here, so I want to thank him very much for his continuous interest and being a great partner. Also Supervisor Yaroslavsky  more

GOVERNOR HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE REGARDING DAM REMOVAL PROJECT AGREEMENT
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: First of all, let me just say good afternoon, and I want to say thank you to Secretary Kempthorne for being here today with us and also Mike Chrisman, Secretary of Resources in California. And I want to take this opportunity right off the top to say thank you to Secretary Kempthorne for his great friendship to California, not only with the negotiations o  more

GOVERNOR WELCOMES GROUNDBREAKING GREEN FLIGHT TO CALIFORNIA
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following speech: JOHN MARTIN: Good morning, thank you for being here. I'm John Martin, airport director. A very important day today for this ASPIRE Flight, which I believe really represents the future of aviation, a future based upon technology, technology advances and one based upon partnership between the stakeholders and the aviation industry and that's exactly what's happening here today. The A  more

GUEST HOST CA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY SECRETARY ADAMS DISCUSSES GOVERNORS' GLOBAL CLIMATE SUMMIT IN GOVERNOR'S WEEKLY RADIO ADDRESS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 22 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following radio address: Hi, this is Linda Adams, secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency filling in for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger with this week's California Report. I have just returned from a historic two-day environmental summit hosted by the Governor and four other U.S. Governors. The Governors' Global Climate Summit gathered leaders from around the world to confront  more

GUEST HOST GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY DIRECTOR BETTENHAUSEN DISCUSSES EARTHQUAKE DRILL IN GOVERNOR'S WEEKLY RADIO ADDRESS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 15 -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., issued the text of the following radio address: Hi, this is Matthew Bettenhausen, director of the California Office of Homeland Security, filling in for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger with another California Report. In the Golden State, we take disaster preparedness and emergency response very seriously. With as many natural disasters as California has, we can never afford to let down our guard. Scientists say, for ins  more

HAWAII COMES TO TOWN FOR BASEBALL'S CONFERENCE HOME OPENER
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 27 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: HAWAI'I COMES TO TOWN FOR THE HORNETS' CONFERENCE HOME OPENING SERIES Coming off of a second straight upset over a Pac-10 foe, the Hornets host the Hawai'i Rainbows in a four-game Western Athletic Conference series. Hawai'i comes into the weekend with a 9-15 record, including a 2-2 mark in the WAC. Last weekend, the Rainbows hosted the preseason pick for the conference title, Fresno S  more

HIGHER COSTS PROMPT PARKING FEE INCREASE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 31 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Faced with rising costs and revenue shortfalls due to slower than anticipated enrollment growth, Sacramento State will raise parking fees beginning Jan. 1, 2009. It is the University's first student parking fee increase in 5� years. Current fees would be insufficient to offset expenses, including higher gas prices, contractually mandated increases in salaries and benefits, as well  more

HORNET JUNIOR TIM WHEELER RANKED IN TWO OF BASEBALL AMERICA'S TOP 100 PROSPECT LISTS
DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 19 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State junior center fielder Tim Wheeler was ranked as the 38th best collegiate draft prospect and the 88th overall draft eligible prospect by Baseball America during its November rankings. Previously, Wheeler was named the 22nd best prospect in the Cape Cod League by Baseball America, as they ranked the top 30 prospects for the Cape Cod League, and the top 10 prospects in 18 other  more

HORNETS TO HOST WINTER PROSPECT CAMP AND HOLIDAY HITTING CAMP
DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 18 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The 2008 Hornet Winter Prospect Camp at Sacramento State is designed to provide high school baseball players (grades 9-12) with the opportunity to be instructed by and compete in front of the Sacramento State coaching staff. The camp will take place from December 6th-7th at Hornet Field. The cost is $149 per camper, which includes two full days of instruction and game action. The camp sch  more

HUDSON VALLEY MEN'S BASKETBALL CRUISES PAST ADIRONDACK
TROY, N.Y., Jan. 29 -- Hudson Valley Community College issued the following news release: The Hudson Valley Community College (22-0) men's basketball team kept its perfect record intact with a 97-51 win over Adirondack Community College (5-15) this evening in Troy. Six players finished in double-figures scoring for Hudson Valley led by sophomore forward Datwan Hemingway's (Albany/CBA) 17 points and 19 rebounds. Sophomore guard Emanuel Mayben (Troy/Troy High School) set a school record w  more

HUDSON VALLEY MEN'S BASKETBALL DEFEATS NORTH COUNTRY
TROY, N.Y., Dec. 8 -- Hudson Valley Community College issued the following news release: Sophomore forward Datwan Hemingway (Albany/CBA) posted his 13th double-double of the season with 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Hudson Valley Community College (14-0) men's basketball team to a 97-85 win over North Country Community College (6-8) this afternoon in Troy. Hudson Valley led just 76-74 with 8:50 remaining in the game before going on a 13-0 run over the next three minutes to put the   more

IMMIGRATION, LABOR ACTIVIST TO VISIT TU MARCH 4
TULSA, Okla., Feb. 20 -- The University of Tulsa issued the following news release: The University of Tulsa Women's and Gender Studies Program and the Department of Sociology are co-sponsoring a lecture by Dolores Huerta at 7 p.m. on March 4 in the Great Hall of the Allen Chapman Activity Center (ACAC) on the TU campus. Huerta is a labor and civil rights activist, feminist and champion of immigrant issues. For more than 45 years she has lobbied for farm workers' rights and partnered with C  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 17: MODESTO MAN SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS FOR POSSESSION OF STOLEN GOLD, POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced today that MICHAEL PARREIRA REGO, 26, of Modesto, California was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge William B. Shubb to five years in prison and four years of supervised release for possession of methamphetamine and possession of gold nuggets that were stolen from the U.S.   more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 17: SERIAL BANK ROBBER DUBBED 'STRAW HAT BANDIT' GETS THREE-YEAR, 10-MONTH FEDERAL PRISON SENTENCE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced today that United States District Court Judge Lawrence K. Karlton this afternoon, sentenced MICHAEL EDWARD OSGOOD, 47, of Sacramento, to three years and 10 months in prison and three years of supervised release for a series of bank robberies. The case is the product of an investig  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 19: RECORD BREAKING SEIZURES OF MARIJUANA PLANTS THROUGHOUT CALIFORNIA FOR 2008
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: California Department of Justice, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement (BNE) and other participants in the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP) including the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Field Division Offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego, in conjunction with the United States Attorney's Office in the Eastern   more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 19: SERIAL BANK ROBBER SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS, 8 MONTHS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced today that United States District Judge sentenced MIGUEL KERCHERVAL, 44, of Washington State, to 15 years and eight months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release for robbing and attempting to rob four different banks in the cities of Sacramento and Tulare.   more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 20: FORFEITURE SOUGHT OF $15 MILLION FOR TAX FRAUD
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor Scott announced today the filing of two civil complaints seeking the forfeiture of more than $15 million in tobacco products, over $76,000 seized from bank accounts controlled by Ideal Tobacco and Phoenix Cash & Carry, and over $23,000 seized from an account controlled by Pay-Less Wholesale Tobacco.   more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 20: SACRAMENTO GANG MEMBER SENTENCED TO MORE THAN 15 YEARS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced today that NICHOLAS RAPIER, 33, of Sacramento, Calif., was sentenced today by United States District Judge Morrison C. England to 188 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release. RAPIER pleaded guilty to distributing cocaine base, known as "crack" cocaine, o  more

INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ON NOV. 24: REDDING MAN SENTENCED TO OVER 19 YEARS FOR METHAMPHETAMINE TRAFFICKING
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 24 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of California issued the following press release: United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced today that JESUS VALENCIA ONTIVEROS, 24, of Redding, California was sentenced to 235 months in prison on convictions of conspiracy and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. ONTIVEROS was one of seven defendants indicted in a case arising out of late night delivery  more

JACOBO AND BLAIR NAMED TO PRESEASON WALLACE WATCH LIST
LUBBOCK, Texas, Dec. 10 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Junior infielder Gabe Jacobo and senior outfielder Ryan Blair were both named to the preseason watch list for the Brooks Wallace Award, as announced on Dec. 7 by the College Baseball Foundation. Jacobo played in each of the Hornet's 56 games last season while hitting .363. He recorded 81 hits with 14 home runs and 12 doubles. He also registered a .623 slugging percentage. Blair hit .316  more

JACOBO HITS FIRST HR OF SEASON, BUT HORNETS FALL 4-2 TO PORTLAND
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 7 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Junior Gabe Jacobo went 2-for-4, including a two-run home run, but it was not enough, as the Hornets dropped a 4-2 decision to the Portland Pilots on Friday in the second day of the River City Classic at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 2-6 on the season, while the Pilots improve to 9-4. The story of the game could be encapsulated in the third inning, where the Horne  more

JACOBO HITS SECOND HOMER IN AS MANY DAYS, BUT BASEBALL FALLS TO UTAH VALLEY
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 8 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Junior Gabe Jacobo hit his second home run in as many days, but the Sacramento State baseball team fell to the Utah Valley Wolverines by a score of 7-2 on Saturday, March 8 in River City Classic action at Hornet Field. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 2-7 on the season, 1-2 in the River City Classic, while the Wolverines improve to 3-8-1 overall, and 2-1 in River City Classic play.   more

JACOBO NAMED WAC HITTER OF THE WEEK
DENVER, Calif., April 7 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State junior Gabe Jacobo was named the Western Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week, as announced by the conference on April 7. Jacobo, who has been splitting time between left field and first base during the season, hit .421 (8-of-19) and registered five runs, eight hits, eight RBI, and four home runs as Sacramento State went 3-0 in WAC play last week. Three of his home ru  more

JACOBO'S SEVEN RBI DAY LEADS BASEBALL TO DOUBLEHEADER SPLIT AGAINST NEVADA
RENO, Nev., May 10 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team split a day-night doubleheader with the Nevada Wolf Pack, falling in game one 6-5 before posting a 13-4 game two victory on Saturday, May 10 at Peccole Park. With the day's action, the Hornets move their record to 21-29 on the season, 12-14 in Western Athletic Conference play, while Nevada moves to 30-20 overall, 17-10 in the WAC. In game one, the Hornets o  more

JACOBO, OBERLIN HOMER AS BASEBALL TOPPLES PACIFIC
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 11 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Junior Gabe Jacobo hit his first career grand slam, and senior Wes Oberlin added a three-run homer, as the Sacramento State Hornets defeated the visiting Pacific Tigers, 14-6, on Tuesday, March 11 at Hornet Field. With the victory, the Hornets improve to 3-8 on the season, while the Tigers fall to 2-11. Pacific opened up the scoring in the contest, as two runs crossed the plate in   more

JMU'S HAYWOOD ADDED TO BUCHANAN AWARD WATCH LIST
HARRISONBURG, Va., Oct. 17 -- James Madison University issued the following news release: James Madison University senior free safety Marcus Haywood (Williamsburg, Va./Bruton) has been added to the "watch list" for the Buck Buchanan Award that is presented annually to the top defensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision. Haywood, through seven games, is the leading tackler on a JMU team that is 6-1 and ranked No. 1 nationally in the FCS. He has taken part in 55 tackles, inclu  more

JUNIOR GABE JACOBO TAKEN IN 10TH ROUND OF 2008 MLB DRAFT
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 6 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Junior Gabe Jacobo was drafted in the 10th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball First Year Draft by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Friday, June 6. Jacobo, the 319th overall selection, has posted a .362 career average in three years in the Green and Gold, including a career-best .379 mark in 2008. The Tulare, Calif. native has started 116 career games, including 56 games in   more

LATE LEAD NOT ENOUGH AS BASEBALL FALLS TO NEVADA 13-12
RENO, Nev., May 11 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team took a 12-9 lead into the ninth inning, but fell to the Nevada Wolf Pack by a score of 13-12 on Sunday, May 12 at Peccole Park. With the loss, the Hornets fall to 21-30 on the year, 12-15 in Western Athletic Conference play, while the Nevada Wolf Pack improve to 31-20, 17-11 in the WAC. The Hornets, as they had the previous three games of the series, opened  more

LINCOLN NATIONAL FOREST CHRISTMAS TREE PERMITS
ALAMOGORDO, N.M., Nov. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's U.S. Forest Service unit - Lincoln National Forest - issued the following press release: The 1.1 million acre Lincoln National Forest is once again offering this holiday season, the opportunity to choose and cut down a Christmas Tree. A fresh cut tree has been part of family traditions for many years and the center piece of the holiday season celebration. Beginning November 4, 2008, the Lincoln National Forest has Christmas   more

LONG BEACH CITY CLERK ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 7 CITY COUNCIL MEETING
LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 7 -- The Long Beach City Clerk issued the following meeting minutes: FINISHED AGENDA & MINUTES The City Council minutes are prepared and ordered to correspond to the City Council Agenda. Agenda items can be taken out of order during the meeting. Please consult the time stamps to determine the order in which business was addressed. Agenda Items for this meeting were considered in the following order: All Agenda Items were considered in the order listed on the age  more

LT. GOV. GARAMENDI FOCUSES UPCOMING HIGHER ED MEETINGS ON IMPROVING ECONOMY
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14 -- Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, D-Calif., issued the following press release: Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi, who serves as a University of California regent and a California State University trustee, said at the UC and CSU governing board meetings next week he will encourage board members to focus on their vital role in improving California's economy by investing in education and the future workforce. "We need to stand up and say enough. Education already took   more

LT. GOV. GARAMENDI ISSUES STATEMENT ON POTENTIAL
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 13 -- Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, D-Calif., issued the following statement: Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi, who serves as a University of California regent and a California State University trustee, issued the following statement on potential state budget cuts and fee hikes at California's community colleges and the impact on job retraining. "Our community colleges throughout the state give students the best opportunity to get an affordable education, workforce p  more

LT. GOV. GARAMENDI SAYS CSU AND UC ELIGIBLE HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS ARE BEING STARVED
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 17 -- Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, D-Calif., issued the following press release: Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi, who serves as a University of California regent and a California State University trustee, said today's announcement that the CSU system will eliminate 10,000 admission spots for the 2009-10 school year will in the long-term damage California's economy and ability to compete. "The bottom line is there will be 10,000 qualified California graduating studen  more

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR LATE PITT PROFESSOR KEIKO MCDONALD TO BE HELD OCT. 1 AT HEINZ CHAPEL
PITTSBURG, Pa., Sept. 22 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release: A memorial service for the late Keiko I. McDonald, author and University of Pittsburgh professor of Japanese literature and cinema, will be held at 3 p.m. Oct. 1 in Heinz Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. McDonald, an avid angler, passed away Sept. 14 as a result of injuries suffered from a fall while fishing. "The University of Pittsburgh and the greater intellectual community have los  more

MEN'S BASKETBALL OPENS SEASON FRIDAY AT FRESNO STATE
FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 11 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State and Fresno State will renew a rivalry that began in 1949 when the two teams face each other in the season opener on Friday, Nov. 14, at 7:05 p.m...the game will be played at the Save Mart Center on the Fresno State campus...Fresno State owns a 39-10 all-time record against Sacramento State, including a perfect 25-0 mark in Fresno...overall, the Bulldogs have defeated the Horn  more

MEN'S BASKETBALL TRAVELS TO CAL STATE BAKERSFIELD ON NOV. 25
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Nov. 24 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State (0-3) will play the fourth and final leg of its four-game road trip to begin the season when the team travels to Bakersfield, Calif., to face Cal State Bakersfield on Tuesday, Nov. 25...tipoff is 7:05 p.m...the Roadrunners own a 16-4 record in the series, including a 73-61 victory last season (Jan. 15) in Sacramento...the Hornets have dropped their first three games this  more

MEN'S BASKETBALL TRAVELS TO UC RIVERSIDE
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 17 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State travels to UC Riverside on Tuesday, Nov. 18...tipoff is 7:05 p.m...the teams will play one another for the first time since the Highlanders defeated the Hornets in Riverside, 82-74, on Dec. 20, 2004...both teams will bring 0-1 records into the game as Sacramento State lost at Fresno State (77-65), and UC Riverside lost at New Mexico State (79-52)...in a series which began   more

MEN'S BASKETBALL TRAVELS TO WASHINGTON STATE ON NOV. 21
PULLMAN, Wash., Nov. 19 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State (0-2) will play the third leg of its four-game road trip to begin the season when the team travels to Pullman, Wash., to face Washington State (2-0) on Friday, Nov. 21...tipoff is 6:05 p.m...the two teams will play each other for the first time since the Cougars won in Pullman, 75-63, on Dec. 23, 2000...in that game, Washington State's David Adams led all scorers with 18 poin  more

MENS BASKETBALL SIGNS 6-FOOT-9, 280-POUND DANI LOPEZ
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State men's basketball program announced its first signee of the 2009-10 recruiting class with the inking of 6-foot-9, 280-pound prep Dani Lopez, it was announced today by first-year head coach Brian Katz. Lopez will enroll as a freshman at Sacramento State next fall. Lopez, who is about to begin his senior season at South Elgin High School in Illinois, was the starting   more

MIDWEEK MATCHUP: BASEBALL TRAVELS TO NO. 12 CALIFORNIA
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 17 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: MIDWEEK MATCHUP: HORNETS TRAVEL TO NO. 12 CALIFORNIA The Hornets will look to rebound from a three-game skid as they travel to take on No. 12 California at Evans Diamond on March 18. The Bears come into the contest following a weekend that saw them defeat Loyola Marymount three times in a four game set. The biggest win for the Bears on the weekend saw the Bears score 21 runs, defea  more

MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY COED CHEER SQUAD CLAIMS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
MOREHEAD, Ky., Jan. 20 -- Morehead State University issued the following news release: The excellence continues. Morehead State University's coed cheerleading squad captured its seventh consecutive national championship at the College National Cheerleading Championships held this weekend (Jan. 18-19). The Universal Cheerleaders Association-sponsored event was held at the Walt Disney's Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Fla. With the win, MSU's coed squad captured its 18th overall champion  more

NCAA OUTDOOR MEET AWAITS SUN DEVIL TRACK & FIELD
TEMPE, Ariz., June 11 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The Arizona State University track and field teams will travel to Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa, this week with the Sun Devils looking to sweep the men's and women's national team titles for the second time this season as Drake University will play host to the 2008 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, June 11-14. The winners of the men's and women's NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships earlier th  more

NOAA'S FISHERIES SERVICE RELEASES ADDITIONAL $70 MILLION IN DISASTER AID TO WEST COAST SALMON FISHING INDUSTRY
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration issued the following press release: NOAA's Fisheries Service announced today it is making an additional $70 million in disaster-relief aid available to West Coast salmon fishermen, completing a financial-assistance package announced in September, when the agency released $100 million in disaster assistance. The agency will provide the money to the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commissio  more

PAIR OF HOME RUNS BY OBERLIN LEAD BASEBALL TO DOUBLEHEADER SWEEP OVER HAWAII-HILO
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 19 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Senior Wes Oberlin collected a pair of home runs on the day, as the Sacramento State Hornets swept a doubleheader over Hawai'i-Hilo on Saturday, April 19 at Hornet Field. The Hornets defeated the Vulcans 6-5 in game one, which was a scheduled seven-inning affair, and took home an 11-1 victory in game two, which also went seven-innings due to the ten-run rule. With the victories, Sa  more

PALO ALTO UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 1 MEETING
PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 1 -- The Palo Alto Utilities Advisory Commission issued the following meeting minutes: MINUTES OF OCTOBER 1, 2008 CALL TO ORDER Vice Chair Melton called to order at 7:00 P.M. the scheduled meeting of the Utilities Advisory Commission (UAC). Present: Commissioners Marilyn Keller, John Melton, Dick Rosenbaum, and Asher Waldfogel Absent: Commissioners Dexter Dawes and Council Member Yiaway Yeh ORAL COMMUNICATIONS NONE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES The mi  more

PANEL DISCUSSION INTRODUCES UCSB CAPPS CENTER'S NEW INTERNSHIP AND PUBLIC SERVICE PROGRAM
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The University of California at Santa Barbara issued the following press release: The Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Public Life at UC Santa Barbara has joined with Santa Barbara's Nonprofit Support Center to create a new internship and public service program that will allow 10 UCSB juniors and seniors to combine academic study with involvement in one of the 900 or so nonprofit organizations in the area. To introduce the prog  more

PROCESSION OF CAROLS CONCERTS SET FOR DECEMBER
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 5 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State's University Choirs will celebrate its 24th anniversary of the Procession of Carols performance with a trio of concerts-8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 7. All three performances are at the Sacred Heart Church at 39th and J Streets. Led by director Don Kendrick, the program will include candlelit processions, brass and organ, along with new and famil  more

RAMIREZ EARNS WAC PITCHER OF THE WEEK HONORS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 10 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State junior left-hander Jose Ramirez earned Western Athletic Conference pitcher of the Week honors, as announced today by the conference. The Sacramento native threw six innings of scoreless baseball in the Hornets 16-2 victory over Brigham Young in the opening game of the River City Classic in Sacramento. Despite the lopsided score, the game was 4-0 Hornets after six inni  more

RAMIREZ PITCHES FOUR-HIT GEM AS HORNETS DOWN SJSU 3-1
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 15 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Junior Jose Ramirez, the reigning WAC pitcher of the week, pitched 8.2 innings of four-hit baseball, leading the Hornets to a 3-1 victory over San Jose State in the conference opener for both team on Friday, March 14 at Municipal Stadium. With the win, the Hornets improve to 1-0 in WAC play, 4-8 overall, while the Spartans fall to 0-1 in conference, 8-5 overall. In a game where runs   more

RAMIREZ SHINES ON MOUND AND HORNET BATS ERUPT IN 16-2 WIN OVER BYU
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 6 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Junior Jose Ramirez pitched six innings of shutout ball, before giving way to a 12-run Hornet seventh inning, as Sacramento State defeated BYU by a score of 16-2 on Thursday, March 6, during the River City Classic Baseball Tournament at Hornet Field. With the win, the Hornets improve to 2-5, while the Cougars fall to 5-6. Ramirez controlled the game in its early goings, as the Couga  more

RARE BIRD SIGHTINGS MAKE NORTH CENTRAL IOWA BIRDING HOTSPOT
DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 25 -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issued the following news release: Check this. How would you like an opportunity - all in one place - to view, photograph, and listen to such feathered rarities as a snowy owl, Ross' goose, American black duck, and ocean going black scoters? As if that's not enough to peak your Rare Bird Sighting Thrill-O-Meter, then how about throwing in a pair of incredibly rare immature Atlantic brant for good measure? Does such a pl  more

Researchers Test First Universal Newborn Screening for Fragile X Syndrome
CHICAGO, Sept. 11 -- Rush University issued the following news release: Rush University Medical Center will be launching the first systematic newborn screening program for the genetic mutation that results in fragile X syndrome - the single most common known genetic cause of autism and mental retardation. For the first time, a blood test has been developed that can identify the fragile X mutation using small drops of blood collected from infants after birth. The test developed by researc  more

RIVER CITY CLASSIC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM ANNOUNCED
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 10 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: River City Classic champion Portland placed four players on the River City Classic all-Tournament team, as announced today. Portland, who finished the tournament undefeated at 4-0, placed the most players on the team, with junior first baseman Chase Powell and senior outfielder Cory Wiltshire earning honors as position players, and senior starting pitcher David Gruener and freshman re  more

SACRAMENTO DEVELOPMENT OVERSIGHT COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 3 MEETING
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 3 -- The Sacramento Development Oversight Commission issued the following meeting agenda: Meeting Agenda for November 3, 2008 Commission Members Dennis Guerra Brian F. Holloway John M. Packowski, Associate AIA Holger Fuerst, Vice Chair Scott Schriefer John Nunan Darryl Chinn, AIA Roger Valine , Chair Kristina McBurney City Staff William Thomas, Director, Development Services Sabina Gilbert, Deputy City Attorney Janis Franklin, Program Specialist New Cit  more

SACRAMENTO DEVELOPMENT OVERSIGHT COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR OCT. 6 MEETING
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 6 -- The Sacramento Development Oversight Commission issued the following meeting agenda: Meeting Agenda for October 6, 2008 Commission Members Dennis Guerra Brian F. Holloway John M. Packowski, Associate AIA Holger Fuerst, Vice Chair Scott Schriefer John Nunan Darryl Chinn, AIA Roger Valine , Chair Kristina McBurney City Staff William Thomas, Director, Development Services Sabina Gilbert, Deputy City Attorney Janis Franklin, Program Specialist New Ci  more

SACRAMENTO DEVELOPMENT OVERSIGHT COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF AUG. 4 MEETING
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 4 -- The Sacramento Development Oversight Commission issued the following meeting Minutes: Meeting Minutes for August 4, 2008 Commission Members Dennis Guerra Brian F. Holloway John M. Packowski, Associate AIA Holger Fuerst, Vice Chair Scott Schriefer John Nunan Darryl Chinn, AIA Roger Valine , Chair Kristina McBurney City Staff William Thomas, Director, Development Services Sabina Gilbert, Deputy City Attorney Janis Franklin, Program Specialist New C  more

SACRAMENTO DEVELOPMENT OVERSIGHT COMMISSION ISSUES MINUTES OF OCT. 6 MEETING
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 6 -- The Sacramento Development Oversight Commission issued the following meeting Minutes: Meeting Minutes for October 6, 2008 Commission Members Dennis Guerra Brian F. Holloway John M. Packowski, Associate AIA Holger Fuerst, Vice Chair Scott Schriefer John Nunan Darryl Chinn, AIA Roger Valine , Chair Kristina McBurney City Staff William Thomas, Director, Development Services Sabina Gilbert, Deputy City Attorney Janis Franklin, Program Specialist Ne  more

SACRAMENTO PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 13 MEETING
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 13 -- The Sacramento Planning Commission issued the following meeting agenda: November 13 , 2008 Commission Members Joseph Contreraz Darrel Woo, Chair Chris Givens Joseph Yee, AIA Jodi Samuels Barry Wasserman Michael Notestine, Vice Chair Michael Mendez, MCP Panama Bartholomy City Staff David Kwong, Planning Manager Sabina Gilbert, Senior Deputy City Attorney Historic City Hall 915 I Street, 2nd Floor, Hearing Room November 13, 2008- 5:30 P.M. The C  more

SACRAMENTO PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUES AGENDA FOR NOV. 20 MEETING
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The Sacramento Planning Commission issued the following meeting agenda: November 20 , 2008 Commission Members Joseph Contreraz Darrel Woo, Chair Chris Givens Joseph Yee, AIA Jodi Samuels Barry Wasserman Michael Notestine, Vice Chair Panama Bartholomy Michael Mendez, MCP City Staff Erik de Kok, Senior Planner Sabina Gilbert, Senior Deputy City Attorney Michelle Matoba, Administrative Analyst Historic City Hall 915 I Street, 2nd Floor Hearing Room   more

SACRAMENTO STATE BASEBALL NAMES CHRISTIANSEN ASSISTANT COACH
SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 2 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Reggie Christiansen, who has spent the past four seasons as the head baseball coach at South Dakota State, has been named an assistant baseball coach at Sacramento State today by head coach John Smith. Christiansen was given the task of building a Division I baseball program during his four seasons with the Jackrabbits, taking over at the beginning of their reclassification period. Chri  more

SACRAMENTO STATE MARCHING BAND NOTES 50TH BIRTHDAY
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 10 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Strike up the band, there's a birthday celebration coming. Actually, the celebration is for the band. Sacramento State's marching band turns 50 this year. To celebrate, the band will have a special performance during halftime of the Nov. 15 football game between Sacramento State and Northern Colorado. Game time is 2:05 p.m. "Human beings still respond to human beings performing," says   more

SACRAMENTO'S TOP RESTAURANTS HELP FEED HOMELESS MEN, WOMEN, CHILDREN BY PARTICIPATING IN TURKEY COOK-OFF NOV. 24
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 19 -- The city of Sacramento issued the following news release: Councilmember Rob Fong is again bringing together Sacramento's top restaurants to create delicious turkey meals that will help Loaves & Fishes provide Thanksgiving meals to the city's hungry and homeless population. Councilmember Fong established the Annual Turkey Cook-Off last year so that those who are unable to afford a meal can also share in the spirit of Thanksgiving. This year, the cook-off will   more

SAFELY PREPARE YOUR HOLIDAY MEAL!
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 21 -- Sacramento County issued the following press release: The holiday season is here, and food safety is especially important as you prepare a Thanksgiving meal. Sacramento County Environmental Management Department's (EMD) food safety specialists and Sacramento County Public Health say improper preparation of meals and handling of leftovers can make you sick. "In the past two years, the Centers for Disease Control has investigated outbreaks of foodborne illness   more

SCOPING MEETINGS PLANNED FOR THE MORMON ISLAND AUXILIARY DAM MODIFICATION PROJECT AT FOLSOM RESERVOIR
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation issued the following press release: As part of ongoing Safety of Dams work at Folsom Reservoir, the Bureau of Reclamation will modify Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam (MIAD), also known as Dike 8, to reduce hydrologic (flooding), seismic (earthquake), and static (seepage) risks. Reclamation, the lead Federal agency under the National Environmental Policy Act, and the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency (SAFCA), the  more

SENIORS DAVID FLORES AND RYAN BLAIR DRAFTED BY ASTROS AND INDIANS
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 6 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Hornet seniors David Flores and Ryan Blair were both selected in the second day of the 2008 Major League Baseball First Year Draft on Friday, June 6. Flores was an 18th round selection of the Houston Astros, while Blair was selected in the 21st round by the Cleveland Indians. Flores was a four year starter for the Hornets at third base, collecting a career .314 batting average in  more

SEVEN-RUN FOURTH INNING PROPELS BASEBALL TO SWEEP OF HAWAII
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 30 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The Sacramento State baseball team pushed across seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, leading the Hornets to a 10-6 victory on Sunday afternoon, and a series sweep over Hawai'i. With the win, the Hornets improve to 10-14, 5-3 in the Western Athletic Conference, while the Rainbows fall to 9-19, 2-6 in WAC play. Hawai'i opened up the scoring in the top of the first, as the   more

Spring Migration Dance Concert Spotlights Cutting-Edge Choreographers
STANFORD, Calif., Feb. 20 -- Stanford University issued the following news release: Contemporary ballet and tap, modern and urban dance styles, and Mexican folkloric dance will be featured at this year's annual Spring Migration Dance Concert, running Feb. 28 through March 2 at 8 p.m. the Roble Studio Theater, 375 Santa Teresa Street. The program will include the world premiere of Vamos a Bailar, a dance and live music collaboration by Bay Area choreographer and Stanford senior lecturer Sus  more

STATE PARKS WORKING WITH ALL AGENCIES TO ADDRESS RAIN, SLIDE THREATS NEAR CHINO HILLS STATE PARK
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 25 -- The Department of Parks and Recreation's State Parks unit issued the following press release: California State Parks is working with federal, state and local agencies to address the threat from debris and mud flows that are predicted in the forthcoming rains. Under direction from Governor Schwarzenegger, State Parks will be assisting with preparations needed to address flooding, mud flows and debris flows from Chino Hills State Park. "Our top priority right n  more

STOCKTON CITY COUNCIL ISSUES MINUTES OF NOV. 18 MEETING
STOCKTON, Calif., Nov. 18 -- The Stockton City Council issued the following meeting minutes: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 LOCATION/TIME: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, SECOND FLOOR, 5:30PM - REVISED - C-1. CC/RD CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL - 4:00 PM Roll Call Present: Councilmember Bestolarides Councilmember Eggman Councilmember Nabors Vice Mayor Martin Mayor Chavez Absent: Councilmember Chapman, and Councilmember Lee. Note: Councilmember Chapman arrived to Closed Session at   more

STUDENTS CASH IN ON CONSTRUCTION COMPETITION
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 3 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State students in the College of Engineering and Computer Science took first and second place in the first Granite Collegiate Challenge, Oct. 24-26 in Sacramento. The students also brought home a little spending money. The first place team won $10,000 and the second place team won $5,000. The challenge, hosted by Granite Construction Company's Sacramento office, pitted engine  more

TEMPORARY BOAT LOCK CLOSURE FOR REPAIRS AT SUISUN MARSH SALINITY CONTROL GATES STRUCTURES
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- The California Department of Boating & Waterways issued the following news release: The California Department of Water Resources advises that it will operate the boat locks at the Salinity Control Structure, located 2.2 nautical miles from the easterly end of Montezuma Slough at coordinates, 3805'36"N12153'07"W, starting October 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009, contingent on hydrologic conditions. From October 1, 2008, the flashboards will be in place across t  more

Thanksgiving Weekend To Include A Vivaldi Choral Work, Musical Theatre Revue, And Music Department Concert
HESSTON, Kan., Nov. 10 -- Hesston College issued the following news release: A choral masterwork by Antonio Vivaldi, an off-Broadway musical theatre revue, and a Music Department concert are planned during Thanksgiving Weekend November 27-29 at Hesston College. A 65-voice choir comprised of Hesston College students and community members will perform Vivaldi's Gloria at 8 p.m. Thursday, November 27. The free masterworks concert will be presented in the sanctuary of Hesston Mennonite Church.  more

TURNOVERS DOOM MEN'S BASKETBALL IN 61-49 LOSS AT UC RIVERSIDE
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 18 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: UC Riverside's Brandon Dowdy had a team-high 14 points and the Highlanders outscored Sacramento State in points off turnovers, 22-6, on the way to a 61-49 victory over the Hornets in a non-conference men's basketball game Tuesday evening at the Student Rec Center. Sacramento State shot well (54.1 percent, 20-for-37) and outrebounded the Highlanders (27-25), but the team fell shy in one   more

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Utah (Nov. 27)
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Utah. *** Utah Inventors Develop Ornamental Design for Catheter Tip ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- Ryan T. Moehle of Salt Lake City, and William R. Barron of Riverton, Utah, have developed an ornamental design for a catheter tip, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office announced. The patent has been assigned to C. R. Bard Inc., Murray Hill, N.J. The inventors were issued U.S. Patent No. D581,529 on Nov. 25. Th  more

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA AT CROOKSTON OFFERS ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY DEGREE STARTING FALL 2008
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 7 -- University of Minnesota Crookston issued the following news release: The Omaha Beef, professional indoor football team, have signed four more players in preparation for their 2008 season. The new Beef are offensive lineman Cody Beguin, defensive back Diezeas Calbert, offensive lineman Ronald Jackson, Jr. and defensive lineman Marques Salmond. Beguin, a native of Rushville, Nebraska, will begin with his third season with the Beef in 2008. He previously played for the   more

UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY GYMNASTICS ANNOUNCES 2009 SCHEDULE
LOGAN, Utah, Sept. 25 -- Utah State University issued the following news release: Utah State University head gymnastics coach Jeff Richards has announced the Aggies' 2009 schedule, which includes six contests at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum among the 13-meet ledger. The Aggies are entering their fourth season in the Western Athletic Conference and will face each of the other five WAC gymnastics opponents at least once. USU opens the season with three of its first four meets on the road, but  more

VIKINGS CLOSE OUT REGULAR SEASON PERFECT
TROY, N.Y., Feb. 22 -- Hudson Valley Community College issued the following news release: The Vikings finished out the regular season Friday with a hard fought 110-104 overtime road victory in a packed house against their arch-rival SUNY Cobleskill. With the win, Hudson Valley closes the regular season with a perfect 29-0 overall record and 16-0 record in conference play. Friday night's game marked the last regular season meeting for the Vikings and the Tigers. SUNY Cobleskill will move to  more

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR NEIGHBORHOOD ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD
CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif., Nov. 14 -- The Citrus Heights Police Department issued the following news release: The Citrus Heights Neighborhood Accountability Board (NAB) is seeking citizen volunteers for a diversion program for first-time juvenile offenders. The Citrus Heights NAB operates under the direction of the Sacramento County Probation Department, in partnership with the Citrus Heights Police Department, Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, and the citizens of Citrus Heights. The NA  more

WASHINGTON STATE'S THREE-POINT BARRAGE TOO MUCH FOR MENS BASKETBALL
PULLMAN, Wash., Nov. 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Taylor Rochestie (17) and Klay Thompson (17) combined for 34 points and 10 three-pointers to lead Washington State to a 76-55 victory over Sacramento State in a non-conference men's basketball game Friday evening at Friel Court. Washington State shot 15-of-29 (47.5 percent) from beyond the three-point line, as 45 of the team's 76 points were accumulated beyond the arc. Sacramento State sho  more

WEEKEND BASEBALL SERIES AGAINST GONZAGA MOVED TO FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 17 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: The weekend baseball series between the Sacramento State Hornets and Gonzaga Bulldogs, originally scheduled for Friday-Sunday, has been reduced to just Friday and Saturday. The Bulldogs and Hornets will play at 2 p.m. on Friday, before ending the three-game series on Saturday with a doubleheader beginning at 11:30 a.m. The game originally scheduled to take place on Sunday at 1 p.m. wi  more

Westmont Grad is New Chemistry Professor
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 5 -- Westmont College issued the following news release: Makoto Masuno returns to Westmont as assistant professor of chemistry after graduating from the college in 1997. Masuno transferred to Westmont in 1995 as a junior and chose chemistry as his major, but admits he hadn't completed a single college chemistry course when he arrived. "As a student, I was pleasantly surprised at the culture at Westmont where both the professors and my fellow classmates earnestly  more

WHEELER SELECTED TO START CAPE COD LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME
HYANNIS, Mass., July 21 -- California State University Sacramento issued the following press release: Sacramento State outfielder Tim Wheeler, currently a member of the Orleans Cardinals of the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League, has been selected as a starter for the Eastern Division squad at the 2008 Under Armour-Cape League All-Star Game. The contest will take place on Saturday, July 26, at Veterans Field in Chatham, Mass., and will be broadcast live on the New England Sports Network   more

WOMEN'S GOLF EARN SECOND SEED AT WEST REGIONAL
TEMPE, Ariz., April 28 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The fourth-ranked Arizona State University women's golf team earned a bid to the 2008 NCAA West Regional hosted by Sacramento State University. ASU, the second seed in the west region, will compete May 8-10 at the Lincoln Hills Golf Club in Lincoln, Calif. The regional tournaments are conducted as the preliminary round for the NCAA championship competition held in Albuquerque, N.M. From each regional, e  more

WOMEN'S GOLF EARNS 17TH NATIONAL APPEARANCE
TEMPE, Ariz., May 19 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The fourth-ranked Arizona State University women's golf team looks to add a seventh trophy to their collection of national championships. Playing as a second seed, the Sun Devils will compete at the 2008 NCAA Championship, May 20-23, at the 6,424-yard, par-72 University of New Mexico Championship Golf Course. ASU, with their storied history of women's golf, earned a record six national championships in the 19  more

WOMEN'S TENNIS HEAD TO FRESNO FOR NCAA
TEMPE, Ariz., May 7 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: This Week The 21st-ranked Arizona State Women's Tennis Team (14-7, 5-4 Pac-10) will hit the road again this weekend to open the 2008 NCAA Tournament where they'll head to Fresno, Calif. to take on Sacramento State this Friday. Should the Sun Devils top the Hornets, they'd advance to the Second Round where they'll face the winner of Lamar and 16th-ranked Fresno State on Saturday. Last time out saw the Sun  more

WOMEN'S TENNIS MAKE 21ST STRAIGHT NCAA APPEARANCE
TEMPE, Ariz., April 29 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The No. 21 Arizona State Sun Devil women's tennis team earned its school-record 21tst consecutive selection to the NCAA tournament on Tuesday. The streak of 21 selections stands as not only the longest active streak in the school, but the most consecutive team selections for any sport in the history of Arizona State. The Arizona State Sun Devils (14-7) will face the No. 53 Sacramento State Hornets on Ma  more

WOMEN'S TENNIS WELCOMES FUTURE MEMBER SIMMONS
TEMPE, Ariz., May 6 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release: The Arizona State Women's Tennis team is pleased to announce the signing of Sianna Simmons from Atlanta,GA . The freshman will help round out an already talent-laden line-up returning next season and looks to only make the Sun Devils stronger with her skill and aggressive play. "We are extremely excited to have Sianna join the Sun Devil Family", said head coach Sheila McInerney. "Sianna is a fantastic young  more




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