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2014-09-12 08:24:23

World leading specialty athletic retailer steps up service with same-day delivery in time for back to school rush PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deliv today announced that Foot Locker will be taking a giant leap forward by offering shoppers on its Footlocker.com website the option to have their purchases delivered same-day using Deliv's crowdsourced delivery service. As America's 75 million students prepare to return to school, the same-day delivery service makes...

2014-09-12 08:23:59

The festival, which celebrates the area's Native American culture and history, expects to receive thousands of history, environment and nature enthusiasts. RIDGECREST, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 100,000 petroglyphs, or Native American Rock Art, enveloped within the mighty walls of Little Petroglyph Canyon, the word "little" is hardly the adjective that comes to mind. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140911/145539 Logo -...

2014-09-12 08:20:53

PASO ROBLES, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan Airlines has begun serving Peachy Canyon Winery's Westside Zinfandel 2011 from Paso Robles on their international business class routes starting from early August 2014. The wine has been introduced in Business Class on routes in Asia, North America, Oceania and other major destinations. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140912/145660 Japan Airlines selected wines for 2014 from a group of over 1000 wines proposed by...

2014-09-12 08:20:21

Savings on midsize sedans increase due to rising inventory levels SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Toyota Camry SE, which is selling at an average of 15 percent off MSRP, tops September's list of best savings on new vehicles, according to TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform. Published monthly, the "TrueSavings" report analyzes recent transaction prices and identifies opportunities for consumer savings....

2014-09-11 23:13:17

Experienced industry leader with deep roots in Los Angeles assumes leadership of talented team of architects and designers. Cull comes from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he worked with HOK on the successful Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 HOK has announced that Robert Cull, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has joined the firm’s leadership team as senior vice president and managing principal in Los Angeles. Cull brings 25 years of experience in the...

2014-09-11 23:12:50

Valley Recovery Center of California celebrates at the Guild Theater with former NBA player and Summit Executive Partner Chris Herren. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Valley Recovery Center of California (Valley) held its Grand Opening event at the Guild Theater Friday, September 5th, after an official ribbon cutting ceremony on-site at the facility. While also celebrating the 25th year of National Recovery Month, Valley provided local providers of behavioral health, the...

2014-09-11 23:11:30

Announced today was the release of new transition plugin entitled TransFlare 4k from Pixel Film Studios. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Developers and the plugin specialist of Final Cut Pro X plugins have announced a new transition plugin entitled TransFlare 4k from Pixel Film Studios. “TransFlare 4k delivers high quality lens flare transitions that will add a level of professionalism to an editor's video project,” said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film...

2014-09-11 23:09:35

Dr. Mamaly Reshad, an internationally known prosthodontist from the Anacapa Dental Art Institute with offices in Woodland Hills and Oxnard, Calif., is speaking next week in Montreal at the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics (CARDP) annual Scientific Meeting. The Woodland Hills dental expert is presenting “Resection Versus Augmentation: Esthetic Implant Supported Maxillary Prostheses” at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014...

2014-09-11 23:08:11

Amplidata Adds New Storage OEM With Well-Established Channel MILPITAS, Calif. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Amplidata, the leader in object-based software defined storage software, today announced that RGS, a business unit of Avnet, Inc., has selected Amplidata’s Himalaya™ software to power the new RGS Object Storage for Active Data solution. The RGS system is designed for businesses looking to dramatically increase data availability to drive competitiveness, but have found scaling...

2014-09-11 23:03:33

Echo-Factory’s relocation to this thriving entrepreneurial community is further proof that business is booming Pasadena, Calif. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Echo-Factory, a Southern California advertising agency, is moving its base of operations from Rancho Cucamonga to Pasadena. The move is part of the agency’s strategic effort to better serve their client base and prepare for a growth phase that is increasingly positioning them as a top strategic and creative resource for Southern...


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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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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