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2014-10-21 08:35:31

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (NYSE:SKH) announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, November 4 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (1:00p.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the Skilled Healthcare Group and Genesis HealthCare combination. To participate in the call, interested parties may dial (877) 765-8543 and reference conference 24168803. Alternatively, interested parties may access the call in listen-only...

2014-10-21 08:35:10

Animal study reveals potential brain-health benefits of a walnut-enriched diet FOLSOM, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new animal study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicates that a diet including walnuts may have a beneficial effect in reducing the risk, delaying the onset, slowing the progression of, or preventing Alzheimer's disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153235 Research led by Abha Chauhan, PhD, head of the Developmental Neuroscience...

2014-10-21 08:33:00

Subcutaneous Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation (sTNS) for the Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - NeuroSigma(®), Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch eTNS system for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for U.S. Patent Application No....

2014-10-21 08:29:02

Video gaming just got smarter with LeapFrog's new system that sets learning in motion and gets kids' minds and bodies moving with three ways to play EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, today announced that their latest innovation, LeapTV(TM), the first educational, active video gaming system made just for children ages 3-8, is now available online and at major retail locations across the...

2014-10-21 08:28:33

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nadel Phelan, Inc. announced today that it is working with Mycestro to build visibility for its innovative wearable technology that is shaping the future of the computer mouse. Mycestro is an industry-leading wearable, wireless mouse, delivering full 3D motion control with the same functionality as a traditional mouse in a more intuitive and less disruptive way. To learn more, visit: www.mycestro.com Mycestro allows wearers to control...

2014-10-21 08:26:52

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunpreme, a global solar photovoltaic company that designs and manufactures its own cells and panels, announced that it has demonstrated the world's first Bifacial double glass module with a measured STC output of 503W. With a 15% Bifacial power boost, the effective panel wattage can be enhanced to 575W with an effective module efficiency of 22.2%. A second performance bonus comes from a record low thermal coefficient of module...

2014-10-21 08:26:07

State of Building Energy Management survey uncovers compelling results including lack of awareness of the Internet of Things (IoT) LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daintree Networks, Inc., and CoR Advisors® have released findings gleaned from their "State of Building Energy Management Survey" distributed to building owners, managers and other industry professionals. The survey was conceived to gain insight into the state of the industry in terms of both awareness and...

2014-10-21 08:25:19

WALNUT, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today reported that Giant King Grass previously released from quarantine in Hawaii is successfully growing at the Hawaii Agriculture Research Center (HARC) on Oahu. HARC, which originally began in 1882 as a trade organization of the sugarcane industry, today has the mission to support a viable agricultural sector in Hawaii by researching and applying relevant science and technology to achieve practical solutions...

2014-10-21 08:22:29

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toca Marketing Group, the Chicago-based design and customization company that strives to push the limits of aftermarket fabrication, has revealed its 2015 Genesis for the 2014 SEMA show. In creating its latest Toca Signature Edition vehicle, the company has raised the Genesis' performance and luxury benchmarks, creating a vehicle that breaks down barriers of innovation in the pursuit of perfection....

2014-10-21 08:20:41

New Premium Bus Service Runs Daily Between West L.A. and YP's Glendale Tech Headquarters SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --YP, the go-to local search destination for more than 80 million* people across the U.S., has teamed up with transportation innovator RidePal to launch a premium commuter bus line serving YP's Glendale technology headquarters from the Venice, Mar Vista, and West Los Angeles areas. The 80-minute route to Glendale features modern buses...


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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