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Volunteer Eyes On The Skies Track Peregrine Falcon Recovery

Volunteer 'Eyes On The Skies' Track Peregrine Falcon Recovery In California

Ecological Society of America Datasets from long-running volunteer survey programs, calibrated with data from sporadic intensive monitoring efforts, have allowed ecologists to track the recovery of peregrine falcons in California and evaluate...

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2014-09-20 23:02:45

Pixel Film Studios announced today the availability of the Information theme for Final Cut Pro X Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Final Cut Pro X Plugin developers from Pixel Film Studios have announced the release of the Information theme for FCPX filmmakers. “Fun, cool, and simple are three words I would use to describe the Information theme,” says Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “It has never been so easy to look so professional.” Information...

2014-09-20 16:21:11

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three Northern California newspapers have endorsed Proposition 45, comparing it to California's landmark insurance reform initiative Proposition 103 that has saved drivers tens of billions of dollars over the last 25 years and ensured some of the lowest auto insurance rates in the nation. "Proposition 45 gives voters the opportunity to accomplish the same goal for health insurance, as 35 other states already do. Voters...

2014-09-20 00:21:13

BRISBANE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that it entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to settle the litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery relating to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of August 22, 2014, among Roche Holdings, Inc., Klee Acquisition Corporation and InterMune, Inc. As one term of the Memorandum of Understanding, the Company agreed to make certain supplemental disclosures set forth in the...

2014-09-19 23:08:34

The Mark Five: 25 with Mesa’s Dyna-Watt™ 2xEL84 power section promises to deliver a new Mark Series amp of unprecedented portability featuring 5-Band EQ, 2 Fully Independent Channels, 6 Style Modes, Independent Reverb Controls and built in CabClone DI with headphone out feature. Petaluma, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Mesa/Boogie® is excited to announce the addition of the new compact Mark Five: 25™, to its renowned line of award winning Mark Series amplifiers, hand-built in...

2014-09-19 23:08:19

Announcing the release of a new theme from Pixel Film Studios, Float Theme which features 48 Camera Options and On-screen controls customizable inside Final Cut Pro X Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Final Cut Pro X plugin and effects manufacturer, Pixel Film Studios, announces the production of the Float Theme template for Apple's Final Cut Pro X. "Float is a simple-to-use and a simplistic template that allows FCPX users to create a professional themed video...

2014-09-19 23:06:20

Dr. Mamaly Reshad, an internationally known prosthodontist and one of Ventura’s best cosmetic dentists, is presenting to the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics (CARDP) annual Scientific Meeting in Montreal today. Dr. Reshad, from the Anacapa Dental Art Institute with offices in Woodland Hills and Oxnard, Calif., is presenting “Resection Versus Augmentation: Esthetic Implant Supported Maxillary Prostheses” at 2:30 p.m. at the Le Westin Montreal Hotel....

2014-09-19 23:01:36

POPAI announces winners of the Annual “Best of Point-of-Purchase in the West” Show in Pasadena, California Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The “Best of the West” for in-store marketing and merchandising displays was announced September 18, 2014 at POPAI’s Annual West Coast POP Show. More than 100 leading brand marketers, display producers, retailers attended the event held at Noor Premier Events Center to recognize companies excelling in the industry. “We couldn’t be...

2014-09-19 23:00:51

The lawsuit alleges that the solar company violated multiple California labor laws by allegedly forcing Installation Technicians to work unpaid hours. San Diego, California (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 On September 16, 2014, the San Diego employment lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action Complaint against Vivint Solar, Inc. alleging that the solar company failed to fully pay their Installation Technicians and Electrician Helpers for their work performed under...

2014-09-19 20:22:09

ONTARIO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The heart failure mortality rates at three Prime Healthcare Services hospitals are among the lowest in the nation, according to CMS data published by Beckers Hospital Review on Sept. 18, 2014. Centinela Hospital Medical Center (CHMC) in Inglewood, Calif. made the top of Beckers' list of 48 hospitals, with a 30-day heart failure mortality rate of 6.4, the lowest in the nation. By comparison, the national rate of 30-day mortality for...

2014-09-19 16:24:31

Kaiser Permanente Medicare plans hold top three spots in rankings; All Kaiser Permanente Medicare and Private plans are highest-ranked in the markets they serve OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "I'm here because Kaiser Permanente cares." Those are the words of Susan Mahler, a San Diego, Calif., heart transplant recipient and Kaiser Permanente member since 1967. Susan was in her late 50s when she began suffering from serious valve deterioration and it was determined she needed...


Latest California Reference Libraries

Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana boylii
2014-09-16 08:43:34

The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small frog measuring about 1.46 to 3.2 inches. It belongs to the genus Rana within the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia Spotted Frog and the Cascades Frog, also part of the Rana genus, reside in the northern regions of this frog’s territory. They show a preference for living in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses...

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...

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