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NASA Begins Hurricane Mission with Global Hawk Flight To Cristobal

Rob Gutro, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center The first of two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft landed at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia, on Aug. 27 after surveying Hurricane Cristobal for the first science flight of...

Latest California Stories

2014-08-29 23:10:08

Promoting their new line of Portable Device Management (PDM) products for tablet deployment, the photo contest gives participants a chance to win prizes by submitting pictures of their homemade charging stations. Chatsworth, California (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Aleratec Inc., award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer of Portable Device Management (PDM) charge/sync products for mobile devices and professional-grade duplicators for hard disk drives, solid state drives, USB flash...

2014-08-29 23:09:43

The Children's Environmental Health Network's (CEHN) Policy Award, an annual recognition of an individual who has made exceptional strides in children's environmental health policy, has been award to Dr. Jackson. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Richard Joseph Jackson of California has been named the winner of the Children’s Environmental Health Network’s (CEHN’s) 2014 Policy Award, and will be honored at the CEHN 2014 Annual Child Health Advocate Award Reception in Washington,...

2014-08-29 23:09:02

Adding to their expanding line of Portable Device Management (PDM) products for the education market, an optional wall mount kit for Aleratec's Charge and Guard Cabinet is now available to free up valuable classroom floor space. Chatsworth, California (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Aleratec Inc., award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer of Portable Device Management (PDM) charge/sync products for mobile devices and professional-grade duplicators for hard disk drives, USB flash...

2014-08-29 23:03:36

On Saturday, September 13, 2014, local author/adventurer/photographer Tony Krizan concludes his series of slide shows featuring his treks on wilderness hiking trails in the mountains in and around Yosemite as reported by the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau. Oakhurst, California (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 On Saturday, September 13, 2014, local author/adventurer/photographer Tony Krizan concludes his series of slide shows featuring his treks on wilderness hiking trails in the mountains in and...

2014-08-29 23:00:40

GNEX 2015 Confirms Event Onboard USS Midway in San Diego Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 The Global Networking Expo, also known as the GNEX Conference is an exciting event for the timeshare industry that has reimagined the typical convention format into a sharp networking focused, debate orientated gathering of senior level industry professionals. GNEX will be celebrating its 5th Anniversary at Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California from 15-18 February 2015 and expects...

2014-08-29 20:21:35

Cydcor supports growth through people strategy WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cydcor, the leading provider of professional in-person sales teams, announced that Jeannie Finkel has joined its executive leadership team in the role of Chief People Officer. Finkel will be responsible for designing and implementing the organization structures, talent and executive leadership processes that drive Cydcor's future growth....

2014-08-29 16:23:01

Commemorative Giveaways For The 1st 7,500 Guests Each Day During Labor Day Weekend SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor Day Weekend at California's Great America will be extra special as the park celebrates its 75 Millionth Guest the entire weekend. One lucky winner will be celebrated as the 75 Millionth Guest during Labor Day Weekend and receive a VIP prize package and a key to Great America. There will be collectible gifts with the 75 Millionth Guest logo for...

2014-08-29 16:22:54

The riveting sequel to "Life in Hitler's Crosshairs" CONCORD, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Constance Krail-Self announced today her latest novel The Road To Hell is now available for sale on Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/dp/150046029X http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141606 In this spellbinding, highly anticipated sequel to the book Life in Hitler's Crosshairs this fast paced novel will capture you immediately and keep hold until the last twist. The...

2014-08-29 16:21:48

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. in provisional liquidation ("LDK Solar" or the "Company") and its Joint Provisional Liquidators ("JPLs"), Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, today announced that the Company has filed the petition commencing its restructuring proceedings in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court"). The first hearing before the Grand...

2014-08-29 16:21:43

Utility Provides Essential Funding to Napa County Chapter of the Red Cross SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an increased partnership of $25,000 following the 6.0 magnitude earthquake near Napa, Calif., on August 24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141611 "American Red Cross and PG&E both recognize that natural and human-caused disaster can strike suddenly, at anytime...


Latest California Reference Libraries

Sierra National Forest
2014-07-31 09:31:42

Sierra National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California and extends along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It holds 1,300,000 acres of protected land that is divided into three ranger districts known as Bass lake Ranger District, High Sierra Ranger District, and Supervisor's Office. It was established in 1893 as the Sierra Forest Reserve, but in 1897, the reserve was split into two areas and it was renamed the Sierra South. It...

Shasta–Trinity National Forest
2014-07-31 09:18:57

Shasta-Trinity National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. It holds 2,210,485 acres of protected land, making it the largest national forest in its state, and five designated wilderness areas including Mount Shasta Wilderness, Trinity Alps Wilderness, and Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness. This forest was created in 1954, when the Trinity and Shasta National Forests were combined. Shasta-Trinity national Forest holds many features...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

Gray Pine, Pinus sabiniana
2014-04-22 11:07:33

Gray pine (Pinus sabiniana) is prevalent throughout California in the United States. The tree is also known as the Digger pine, California foothill pine, ghost pine, bull pine, and nut pine. The Gray pine grows from sea level to 4,000 feet above sea level. This pine likes 15-25 inches of rain per year and grows best in rocky, well-drained soils. This pine is a short pine growing to heights of 36-45 feet high, 105 feet in ideal growing conditions, with trunks measuring 23.6-47.2 inches in...

Sequoia slender salamander, Batrachoseps kawia
2014-02-06 10:04:58

The Sequoia slender salamander (Batrachoseps kawia) is a member of the Plethodontidae family. The species is native to California, ranging the western Sierra Mountains in California and the Kaweah River in Tulare County, California. The Sequoia slender salamander inhabits deciduous woodlands, mossy green areas and coniferous forests. The Sequoia slender salamander typically reaches lengths between 1.3 to 1.8 inches long from snout to vent.  As its common name implies, its small, slim body...

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