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Voyager Project Scientist Ed Stone Receives Lifetime

Voyager Project Scientist Ed Stone Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Elizabeth Landau, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Ed Stone, project scientist of NASA's Voyager mission since 1972, and former director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, was honored with a lifetime achievement award...

Latest California Stories

2014-07-22 20:22:29

One of Eight in California Earning Prestigious Gold Medal LONG BEACH, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recognized Long Beach Memorial with its Gold Medal of Honor--one of just two hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties and only eight in California honored for remarkable efforts in saving lives through organ donations. As part of its national Workplace Partnership for Life Campaign, the Gold Medal is awarded...

2014-07-22 16:26:57

November ballot first in years to be pro-consumer, not dominated by big money corporations SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dolores Huerta, the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Presidential Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights, and an icon of the labor and civil rights movements has endorsed Proposition 45, the health insurance rate regulation initiative which will appear on the November 2014 California ballot. Huerta signed the argument in...

2014-07-22 16:22:46

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Life Sciences, whose founders invented insect growth regulator technology more than 35 years ago, recently announced that Zenivex(®) adulticide has received approval in California from the EPA for mosquito control efforts over cropland and pastureland. "Our California mosquito control customers have been anxiously awaiting this crop clearance for Zenivex(® )adulticide, and we're excited that they can now rely on it for an even...

2014-07-22 12:35:04

Media Streaming App Younity Announces Automatic Discovery And Cataloguing of GoPro Video For Instant Streaming And Sharing Through Your Personal Cloud SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 22, 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 today that they have integrated with GoPro to automatically discover and catalogue all GoPro content, shot with the popular...

2014-07-22 12:34:25

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viralheat, a leading provider of enterprise social media management software, announced today that it has been granted patents for two of its proprietary technologies - sentiment analysis [US Patent No. 8631122 B2] and lead identification [US Patent No. 8635227 B2]. In an effort to provide a complete, end-to-end enterprise social media management solution, Viralheat's newest patents help customer service and sales teams quickly...

2014-07-22 12:30:40

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Dermatology Clinic announces the opening of a new location in Los Angeles, CA. The clinic is located in the popular neighborhood of Larchmont Village at 428 North Larchmont Boulevard Los Angeles, California. Animal Dermatology Clinic specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, skin disease and chronic ear disease in animals. Specialized services include intradermal skin testing, video otoscopy and in-house cytology...

2014-07-22 12:28:14

CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists invests in mid-career and emerging visual artists to build successful, sustainable careers in Los Angeles County LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Community Foundation (CCF) announced the 24 recipients of its annual CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists - breaking the record for the largest number of grants to Los Angeles County artists in the program's history. Since its inception in 1988 with a generous contribution from...

2014-07-22 12:27:31

Curriculum Highlights Marketing Strategy Development; Webinar Provides Preview of Course IRVINE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Content Marketing Institute, 93 percent of business-to-business (B2B) marketers in 2013 utilized content marketing, and this percentage is expected to rise in coming years. Content marketing is a technique for creating and distributing valuable, relevant and consistent content to drive profitable customer action. The growing demand...

2014-07-22 08:37:29

LIVERMORE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions announces today that the use of its License Plate Recognition (LPR) data and LEARN® online investigative solution has resulted in the successful resolution of a gang investigation. The details of the case are being obscured at the request of the agency. The agency belongs to one of the largest multi-jurisdictional LPR initiatives in North America. The initiative comprises multiple agencies serving a population of...

2014-07-22 08:37:08

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Early-bird registration is now open for Rock Stars of Big Data Analytics, the must-attend big data analytics event of the year featuring high-level speakers from top companies. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140718/128686 For a limited time, attendees can take advantage of early registration and save more than 30 percent off full price. The cost to attend an entire day's worth of presentations from leaders in the field...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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