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Warm US West Cold East A 4000-Year Pattern

Warm US West, Cold East: A 4,000-Year Pattern

Lee Siegel, University of Utah Global warming may bring more curvy jet streams during winter Last winter's curvy jet stream pattern brought mild temperatures to western North America and harsh cold to the East. A University of Utah-led study...

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2014-04-16 23:18:12

California mortgage company, Blue Loan Services, comments on the current mortgage rate trends and gives some advice to those who are searching for the best home loan rates. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Mortgage rates finally snapped a long winning streak yesterday, and this morning it looked like the rise in rates would continue. However, news of violence in Ukraine resulted in a move away from stocks and towards bonds, giving mortgage interest rates a boost and bringing them back...

2014-04-16 23:15:09

Helping Customers Comply with New Emissions Regulations San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The California Air Resources Board's (CARB) new emission requirements took effect on January 1, 2014. Hawthorne Cat has teamed up with CARB to host an emissions seminar Wednesday, April 23, 2014 and Thursday, April 24, 2014 to help ensure your heavy equipment is in compliance with the new regulations. CARB is offering three training courses at Hawthorne Cat's corporate headquarters in San...

2014-04-16 23:14:12

Lynsey Kenogo, born in Kenya, has been homeschooling online for a year in Uganda and now plans to attend the main campus, in Westlake Village, California. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Lynsey Kenogo has been taking her online, sophomore-level courses with Oaks Christian Online High School for the past year. She found the Oaks Christian main campus website online in 2011 while living in Rwanda. After emailing with the Director of International Students, she decided to...

2014-04-16 23:08:14

May 7 event to showcase how email marketers can use contextual marketing to better engage constantly connected consumers. Redwood City, Calif. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 StrongView, a leading provider of email marketing and cross-channel marketing solutions for enterprises, today announced a joint webinar with The DMA’s Email Experience Council titled "The A,B,C’s of Contextual Marketing." Taking place on May 7, 2014, this free webinar will outline how enterprise email marketers...

2014-04-16 23:04:46

Sustainable Silicon Valley to Support Event for Global Warming Education Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 First Congregational Church of San Jose is hosting an open discussion on global warming in celebration of Earth Day on Sunday, April 27. Sustainable Silicon Valley, California Interfaith Power and Light and other organizations have joined to support this event. Climate change is impacting energy, technology, geopolitics, lifestyles and the environment worldwide. Silicon Valley...

2014-04-16 23:03:21

Nearly 100% of California’s Population Growth Due to Mass Immigration and Births to Immigrants Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) launched TV ads today across California leading up to Tuesday’s Earth Day celebration. The ads are running in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco on multiple TV networks in each market and will continue through April 22nd, Earth Day. The TV ads feature a child asking the audience: “If...

2014-04-16 23:01:08

The 21st Anniversary Casa Pacifica Angels Wine, Food & Brew Festival to be Held on Sunday June 1, 2014 Camarillo, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 In recognition of the large number of specialty brews represented at the Festival each year and the growing popularity of such ales around the country, the 21-year-old Casa Pacifica Angels Wine & Food Festival dons a new name this year and features a new competition to kick it off. This year the Festival, which will be held on June 1st, 2014...

2014-04-16 20:23:00

The demand for licensed vocational nurses will only grow in the coming years, and with LVN certification from California Career College, you'll be prepared to join this exciting field. LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- These days, it can be difficult for anyone to find a job - let alone a career in which you can really help others. However, even as the job market seems stagnant in almost every field, there is a growing need for licensed vocational nurses and other health workers....

2014-04-16 20:21:35

Farmer Brothers Releases 2013 Sustainability Report TORRANCE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to sustainability, Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM) has released its 2013 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company's approach to scaling sustainability, supporting communities, reducing energy/water usage, and reducing waste. The report serves as a summary of the impact of activities and initiatives undertaken by Farmer Brothers at home and...

2014-04-16 16:33:51

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coupons.com Incorporated (NYSE: COUP), a leader in digital coupons, announced today it will report its first quarter 2014 financial results and business outlook after the market closes on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Following the release of financials, Steven Boal, President and CEO, and Mir Aamir, CFO and COO, will host a conference call to discuss the results at 5:00 p.m. EDT / 2:00 p.m. PDT. The live webcast can be accessed on the...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

California slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus
2014-02-04 09:23:14

The California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and southwest Oregon. The California slender salamander ranges from central California, north along the coast and ranges into Oregon and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The California slender salamander grows to lengths between 3 to 5.5 inches. As its name implies, a slim body with short limbs gives this salamander...

California giant salamander, Dicamptodon ensatus
2014-02-04 09:07:49

The California giant salamander (Dicamptodon ensatus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native only to northern California. The California giant salamander inhabits moist, coastal forests or streams, lakes and ponds. Some of the species may remain gilled aquatic creatures, while others transform and become terrestrial land creatures. The California giant is nocturnal and most of its life is spent hiding and burrowing. Typically, the California giant salamander...

Plumas National Forest
2014-01-20 10:17:50

Plumas National Forest is a 1,146,000-acre United States National Forest located in the Sierra Nevada, in northern California. Roughly 85 percent of Plumas National Forest lies in Plumas County, but smaller portions can be found in eastern Butte, northern Sierra, southern Lassen, and northeastern Yuba counties. The Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s office can be found in Quincy, California. There are local ranger district offices located in Blairsden, Oroville, and Quincy. It is...

Tree Poppy, Dendromecon
2014-01-12 09:12:54

Dendromecon is a genus of shrubs or small trees. The genus may also be referred as the Tree poppy. Dendromecon can be found in California and northern Baja California. Dendromecon plants typically produce evergreen leaves that grow between 1.2 to 3.9 inches long. Its leaves have a narrow oval shape and taper to a point towards the end. The genus is known to have flowers that are yellow in coloration and shed after pollination. The Dendromecon genus consists of Dendromecon harfordii...

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