Daily Archives: March 15, 2011

El Centro NAF Air Show

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Pioneer Memorial Hospital & Health Services Invested More than $100,000 in its Radiology Department

In its ongoing strategy to upgrade technology for the benefit of patients and staff, Pioneer Memorial Hospital & Health Services (PMH&HS) in Viborg, recently invested more than $100,000 in its Radiology Department.

According to Georgia Pokorney, CEO at PMH&HS, “Our original radiographic unit and equipment, purchased over 30 years ago, was starting to require more frequent maintenance, and we were unable to purchase new parts for the repairs needed. The rapid advancements in medical equipment and technology, and our aging equipment made it necessary to invest in updates to the Radiology Department to improve our service quality outcomes.”

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Santa Cruz Sex Assault Suspect Identified Through Same DNA Technology Used in Grim Sleeper Case

For the first time since the Grim Sleeper case, forensic investigators with the California Attorney General’s office have identified a suspect in a major violent crime by using familial DNA.

Elvis Garcia, 21, is being held in Santa Cruz County Jail on charges of sexual assault, robbery, and false imprisonment in connection with the March 19, 2008, attack on a 23-year-old barista at The Kind Grind coffee shop in Santa Cruz. Bail was set at $1 million at a hearing this morning. Arraignment was postponed until March 29 at 8:15 a.m.

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CalVet Signs MOUs with Homeless Veteran Service Providers

California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) Acting Secretary Rocky J. Chavez will sign Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with local Southern California homeless veteran service providers giving “graduates” from their programs priority for consideration of admittance to the Veterans Homes of California. More than a dozen representatives from local non-profits and government agencies will attend an open house where CalVet staff will provide them with an inside view of the services offered at the State veterans homes and discuss housing collaboration opportunities among the area’s homeless veteran service providers and CalVet.

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8minutenergy Renewables Demonstrates Commitment to Building Imperial Valley’s Renewable Energy Industry by Sponsoring IVEDC

8minutenergy Renewables – a leading utility-scale solar PV developer focused on California – today announced it is the ‘Premier Generator’ sponsor of the Imperial Valley Renewable Energy Summit & Expo (IVEDC), taking place March 15-17 in Winterhaven, California. Focused on developing the Imperial Valley’s renewable energy industry, the annual event brings together an average of 500-600 attendees from the renewable energy industry with local and state government and business leaders.

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