Geography of California

Granite Awarded $16 Million Airport Refueling Facility Project in San Diego

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 10:30pm

Granite (NYSE:GVA) announced that it has been awarded the West Refueler Loading Facility & West Solid Waste Facility project by the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority at the San Diego International Airport (SAN).

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  • Granite (NYSE:GVA) announced that it has been awarded the West Refueler Loading Facility & West Solid Waste Facility project by the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority at the San Diego International Airport (SAN).
  • The project includes the construction of a five-bay refueler loading facility connecting the existing fuel transfer pipeline near the fuel farm.
  • We have completed several projects for the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority and are very familiar with the complexities of airside construction, said Granite Regional Vice President John Boies.
  • We are pleased to broaden our partnership with the Authority to improve the safety, security and quality of the facility.

Rodgers Silicon Valley Acquisition Corp. Announces Initial Public Offering at $200 Million

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 7:58pm

Rodgers Silicon Valley Acquisition Corp., a newly organized blank check company formed as a Delaware corporation, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 20 million units at an offering price of $10.00 per unit, with each unit consisting of one share of common stock and one-half of one redeemable warrant.

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  • Rodgers Silicon Valley Acquisition Corp., a newly organized blank check company formed as a Delaware corporation, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 20 million units at an offering price of $10.00 per unit, with each unit consisting of one share of common stock and one-half of one redeemable warrant.
  • Rodgers Silicon Valley Acquisition Corp. expects the initial public offering to close on December 4, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.
  • Rodgers Silicon Valley Acquisition Corp. has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to 3 million additional units at the IPO price to cover over-allotments, if any.
  • About Rodgers Silicon Valley Acquisition Corp.
    Rodgers Silicon Valley Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company, also commonly referred to as a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities.

ACWA Presents Past President Bette Boatmun with Lifetime Achievement Award

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 5:07pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Bette Boatmun, who has been serving on the Contra Costa Water District Board of Directors for more than 45 years.

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  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Bette Boatmun, who has been serving on the Contra Costa Water District Board of Directors for more than 45 years.
  • ACWAs Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have made a remarkable and lasting contribution to California water.
  • She has also been actively involved in ACWA throughout her career and led the association as president from 2002-2003.
  • Bette is a trailblazer for women in the water industry and her community, and we are honored to present her with this award, said ACWA President Steven LaMar.

Swenson He Selects Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach as the Recipient of a Pro Bono Custom Mobile App

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 4:55pm

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Swenson He , a leading developer of web and mobile solutions, announced the recipient of their Giving Back initiative, Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach.

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  • BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Swenson He , a leading developer of web and mobile solutions, announced the recipient of their Giving Back initiative, Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach.
  • The Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach is a 501(c)(3) aimed to help young adults reach their full potential by providing an additional safe space outside of school.
  • For more information on the Swenson He Giving Back initiative or the Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach, please visit https://swensonhe.com/giving-back/ and https://www.bgclublb.org/ .
  • About Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach:
    Established in 1939, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach provides youth development programs and services to 4000 young people each year.

Qatar Donates $40,000 to Los Angeles and Orange County Soccer Community Organizations Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 4:00pm

As the charitable arm of Orange County Soccer Club (OCSC), the OCSC Community Foundation understands the immediate and long-term needs of underserved individuals and families in the greater Orange County community.

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  • As the charitable arm of Orange County Soccer Club (OCSC), the OCSC Community Foundation understands the immediate and long-term needs of underserved individuals and families in the greater Orange County community.
  • The OCSC Community Foundation partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, which has provided over 500,000 families with essential groceries.
  • Qatars funding for the OCSC Community Foundation supported this invaluable initiative that had an immediate and meaningful impact for families experience food insecurity in the Orange County community.
  • This support helped provide meals to some of our most vulnerable citizens, said Lisa Keston, CFO and VP, Community Relations, Orange County Soccer Club Community Foundation.

SecureSpace Self Storage Announces the Grand Opening of a New Self Storage Facility in Torrance, California

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 4:00pm

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SecureSpace Self Storage announces the Grand Opening of a new self storage facility in Torrance, California.

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  • TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SecureSpace Self Storage announces the Grand Opening of a new self storage facility in Torrance, California.
  • SecureSpace Torrance offers 71,000 square feet of climate-controlled self storage space with unit sizes ranging from 5'x5' to 10'x25'.
  • Based in Redondo Beach, California, the SecureSpace team is dedicated to providing you with a hassle-free self storage experience.
  • Based in Redondo Beach, California, InSite Property Group is the parent corporation of SecureSpace Self Storage.

Illinois Duck Club & Hunting Property for Sale by Auction

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 3:00pm

BROWNING, Ill., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Stoney Point Duck Club located in south Browning, IL is for sale by online auction on December 15, 2020, until 7 pm CST.

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  • BROWNING, Ill., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Stoney Point Duck Club located in south Browning, IL is for sale by online auction on December 15, 2020, until 7 pm CST.
  • Stoney Point Duck Club is an opportunity to own 173+/- acres of prime hunting land for waterfowl, duck, geese, and deer.
  • With beautiful Illinois River views, immense land, and a 2-bedroom accommodation, this is a perfect hunting property for the weekend getaway or long time stay.
  • The Stoney Point Duck Club is being sold by United Country Real Estate | Land & Home Sales and Auction.

Silicon Valley Bank Hires Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world's most innovative companies and their investors, today announced the appointment of Angela Morris Lovelace as the company's new Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer.

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  • SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world's most innovative companies and their investors, today announced the appointment of Angela Morris Lovelace as the company's new Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer.
  • For more than 35 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast.
  • SVB, SVB FINANCIAL GROUP, SILICON VALLEY BANK, MAKE NEXT HAPPEN NOW and the chevron device are trademarks of SVB Financial Group, used under license.
  • Silicon Valley Bank is the California bank subsidiary of SVB Financial Group (Nasdaq: SIVB).

Adagene Announces Expansion of Leadership Team to Support Strategic Growth

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 12:30pm

The Company also recently secured laboratory and office space in San Diego to establish a center of excellence for precision medicine and to support its growth in the United States.

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  • The Company also recently secured laboratory and office space in San Diego to establish a center of excellence for precision medicine and to support its growth in the United States.
  • I am pleased to welcome Dr. Gong, Dr. Xu and Dr. Zhao to Adagenes leadership team.
  • Our expansion into San Diego is indicative of Adagenes continued global growth.
  • Adagene has forged strategic collaborations with reputable global partners that leverage its technology in multiple approaches at the vanguard of science.

New Industry Coming To Trona

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 5:43am

TRONA, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PVL Limestone, Inc., owner of PVL Lime, is excited to announce that San Bernardino County has approved its plans to construct a state-of-the-art clean and efficient lime plant at Trona, California.

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  • TRONA, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PVL Limestone, Inc., owner of PVL Lime, is excited to announce that San Bernardino County has approved its plans to construct a state-of-the-art clean and efficient lime plant at Trona, California.
  • The plant will employ over thirty people from the Trona area and will represent an economic boost to the local economy.
  • Lime is a critical commercial material used in many agricultural, building, metallurgical, environmental processes and more.
  • PVL Limestone, Inc. is also pleased to announce it will be entering the bright white limestone markets in Southern California.