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On Sunday night, October 21, 2007, at about 7 pm, Tom Hedges could see the glow of the wildfires, coming over the mountains toward his home in Ramona, Calif., a rural, inland community of about 40,000 in northeast San Diego County. Hedges and his wife started gathering important papers, their eight cats and some valued possessions from a safe when the power went out. READ MORE
Every year we take a look at what the various markets may have to offer us. We break it down by commercial, industrial, biotech, medical, military, gaming and hospitality,” said Clark Thompson, president and chief executive officer, Neal Electric Inc., Poway, Calif. READ MORE
If you are going to be in San Francisco, put Westfield San Francisco Centre on your list of things to see. Located between Market Street and Mission Street, between Fourth and Fifth streets, it’s only a few blocks from the Moscone Convention Center. READ MORE
Honored as San Francisco’s Best Overall Outstanding Architectural Design 2006 by California Construction magazine, the accolades for the de Young Museum just keep coming. Rutherford & Chekene won the Structural Engineers Association of Northern California’s Excellence in Structural Engineering Award for the design. READ MORE
In a 2005 presentation before the U.S. Senate, Ed Archuleta, general manager of the El Paso Water Utilities (EPWU), said, “To accommodate the rapid population growth that is occurring in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and Southern California, we need to be able to reclaim and reuse our wastewater, and we need to be able to desalinate water in a cost-effective manner. READ MORE