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2014-09-29 23:09:15

New California Law Shifts Burden of Innocence to the Accused Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 "It's a hard thing for parents to let go when their children are old enough to head off to college, and it's even harder when that child is a young woman. While parents can worry about their children maintaining good grades, making the right friends, and getting a good education, parents of young women have the additional burden of worrying about sexual assault on...

2014-09-29 23:08:07

Digital health innovators Curve Tomorrow have taken center stage at the 8th Annual Fall Health 2.0 conference in Silicon Valley, CA. In collaboration with the globally renowned Murdoch Childrens Research institute (MCRI) they have put kids health and rehabilitation into the spotlight by winning first prize in the Launch! category for their product SONNY Movement. Santa Clara, California (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 SONNY Movement is an assessment and rehabilitation platform targeted at...

2014-09-29 23:07:14

Expands Partnership Ecosystem with Leading Providers of OpenStack Solutions SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 PLUMgrid, an innovator of virtual network infrastructure for OpenStack clouds, announced today that it has joined the Oracle PartnerNetwork. With the Oracle partnership, PLUMgrid extends its ecosystem of leading OpenStack solution providers including Red Hat, Mirantis, Piston, and Canonical. PLUMgrid made the announcement today at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco....

2014-09-29 23:01:21

Constructed with a durable and light-weight metal housing, Aleratec’s latest portable USB flash drive duplicator fits inside a laptop bag and makes perfect, simultaneous copies of up to 22 flash drives. Chatsworth, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Aleratec Inc., award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer of Portable Device Management (PDM) charge/sync products for mobile devices and professional-grade duplicators for hard disk drives, USB flash drives and Blu-ray/DVD/CD...

2014-09-29 23:00:13

SB 1177 protects online personal data created by students in California classrooms San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Common Sense, the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology, is congratulating Governor Jerry Brown for signing into law SB 1177, the Student Online Personal Information Protection Act (SOPIPA). This first-in-the-nation law strengthens privacy protections for the personal information of...

2014-09-29 20:22:36

A tragic on set death serves as a reminder of the importance of safety on film sets, and the need for skilled personal injury attorneys LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Times reports that a new tax-credit incentive will provide $330 million in state money each year for films and television programs to shoot in the state. The agreement between lawmakers and Governor Jerry Brown is hoped to boost local production - and the many jobs that go along with it. At the Law...

2014-09-29 20:20:42

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How can we get more people involved in transportation policies and investment choices? What are the best ways to encourage Bay Area residents to participate in planning for the region's future? The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) -- the Bay Area's transportation planning and financing agency -- is updating its Public Participation Plan and seeks your advice. Share your ideas in person or online: -- Attend a workshop on...

2014-09-29 20:20:31

AR550 Genesis Sedan Blends Business Jet Luxury with Performance and Handling FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARK Performance Inc. has released details for its Genesis AR550 sedan for the 2014 SEMA auto show, taking the 2015 Genesis V8's already stellar performance to a whole new level. For the tuner's sixth Hyundai vehicle built for SEMA, ARK injected the Genesis with performance characteristics on par with German super-sedan rivals like Mercedes-Benz AMG and BMW M....

2014-09-29 16:24:36

Bob Pack, Who Lost His Children to Negligence Prop 46 Will Prevent, Releases New Yes on 46 Ad Warning Voters About Medical Industry's Deceptive Ad Campaign SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bob Pack, who lost his two young children to a doctor-shopping driver, today called on the California Medical Association to immediately cease airing a television ad from opponents of Proposition 46 that the San Jose Mercury News called "shamelessly deceptive" and of which the...

2014-09-29 16:24:01

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California artist Peggy Huth has embarked on her first children's book series about a tiny motherless lamb - often ON the lam - and always on the qui vive. Based on the story of a real sheep in northern California, the narrative features her relationships with other animals, a vineyard, and her beautiful wool. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/149007 BUMMER explores the lamb's adventures and how she was given her very odd name. It...


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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