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Response To California Napa Quake Aided By NASA Research

Response To California Napa Quake Aided By NASA Research

Alan Buis, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA data and expertise are proving invaluable in California’s ongoing response to the Aug. 24 magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa Valley, northeast of San Francisco. The quake was the strongest to...

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2014-09-14 23:02:23

Announcing the release of a new theme from Pixel Film Studios, Flip Flop Theme which features 48 Camera Options and On-screen controls customizable inside Final Cut Pro X. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Final Cut Pro X plugin and effects manufacturer, Pixel Film Studios, announces the production of the Flip Flop Theme template for Apple's Final Cut Pro X. "Flip Flop is a simple-to-use and simplistic template that allows FCPX users to create a professional...

2014-09-13 23:03:07

Final Cut Pro X Developers have released TransPack Volume 2 from Pixel Film Studios, which includes 30 thematic transitions for FCPX Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Motion Graphics artist at Pixel Film Studios have announced the release of a new transition pack entitled TransPack Volume 2 exclusively for Final Cut Pro X. “TransPack Volume 2 gives professionals a fun way to transition from one clip to the next.” Said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “A...

2014-09-13 23:02:31

To Mitigate the Increasing Costs of Next Generation Smartphones, OVATION Delivers Innovative Enterprise Wireless Governance Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 OVATION Wireless Management http://www.ovationwireless.com, a leader in managed mobility services http://www.ovationwireless.com/manage/, today announced the launch of new corporate wireless policy services to address the increasing costs of next generation Smartphones and tablets in the enterprise. “Many enterprises...

2014-09-12 23:09:14

Opening of another RapidValue office in California Pleasanton, California (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 RapidValue was contemplating on its expansion plan and triumphs in executing it. It comes up with a new office in Irvine, CA and proudly announces the opening of it. RapidValue aims to expand its business and maximize its reach. It wants to reach its target market in a much convenient and beneficial manner. Though Pleasanton remains the headquarters, the Irvine office is a brand new one...

2014-09-12 23:07:33

A new plugin entitled ProNoise was released today from Pixel Film Studios, a fully customizable distortion effect for Final Cut Pro X Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Developers of FCPX 3rd Party Products have announced the release of a new plugin for Final Cut Pro X entitled ProNoise from Pixel Film Studios. “ProNoise allows users to create distortion effects inside FCPX.” Said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “This timeless effect puts the user in...

2014-09-12 23:06:35

KazooCon is a telecom conference intended to help businesses expand and scale operations, giving attendees a better understanding of APIs and how to bring them to market. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 2600hz, the leading provider of mobile and distributed cloud communication services has announced speakers and sponsors for the second annual KazooCon. The event will be hosted on October 6th – 7th at Broadway Studios in San Francisco, CA. Early-Bird tickets are still...

2014-09-12 20:20:11

Sign Up for a Free Visit from Traveling Aquarium OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the BayMobile visits schools, students learn how their transportation choices affect the environment and San Francisco Bay. Operated by San Francisco's Aquarium of the Bay, the BayMobile is a mobile classroom that delivers animals, interactive experiments, and climate change education directly to the classroom. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132756 Teachers, school...

2014-09-12 16:25:31

Media Streaming App younity Enhances the Personal Cloud with New Social Networking Features For Shared Files SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- younity (www.getyounity.com), the service that lets people privately unify, access and share all their files via their own personal cloud, announced the addition of private group chat for files shared via the service today. Users of the service have always been able to privately and securely share files with one...

2014-09-12 16:22:39

Ambiance and amenities help Irvine, CA hotel score touchdown IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With football season underway, fans are looking for new ways to show their spirit. As the Official Hotel of the National Football League (NFL), Courtyard by Marriott kicked off the season with new NFL themed commercials featuring one of its most valuable players, Courtyard Irvine Spectrum. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140912/145659 Marriott shot its...

2014-09-12 12:23:12

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "What Can Be Done NOW to turn around the crisis preventing Latino educational success?" - will be probed in a live Radio Bilingüe-produced bilingual community forum from Boyle Heights, Los Angeles featuring renowned Latino education scholar Patricia Gándara on Wednesday September 17, 2014 from 11 am to 2 pm PDT. The public is encouraged to attend and comment during the event at Casa 0101 Theater, 2102 E. First St., Los Angeles, CA....


Latest California Reference Libraries

Northern Red-Legged Frog, Rana aurora
2014-09-11 11:41:10

The Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian whose range is the coastal region extending from southwest British Colombia to southern Mendocino County in Northern California, and is protected in British Colombia, Oregon, and California. Being a member of the genus Rana, this species of frog is considered a true frog, with characteristic smooth skin and a narrow waist. This frog needs still waters for breeding, and is rarely found at any great distance from its breeding...

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...

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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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