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2014-08-26 08:27:45

The Annual Happening Features Celebrity Chef Kris Morningstar and Artwork by Famed Artists including Larry Bell, Claire Falkenstein, Ed Ruscha & Wayne White LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EAT.DRINK.ART. A Kaleidoscope of the Senses, The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery's multifaceted fundraiser invites Angelenos to tempt their palettes with delectable food, artisanal spirits and a stimulating celebration of art in all its forms on Saturday, September 13 from 7:00 to...

2014-08-26 08:27:00

Enter the Ultimate Bro Snack Sweepstakes to Win a Consultation with Expert Rich Gannon; Jeff Saturday Shares Easy Snacking Tips to Stay in Shape All Season MODESTO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With football season around the corner, watching games with good friends and good food is essential, and healthy snacking during the game is easier than ever. To celebrate the start of the season, California Almonds has teamed up with retired NFL players Jeff Saturday and Rich Gannon...

2014-08-26 08:25:19

During its first year in operation, the $0-down solar system at Uesugi Farms has generated significant capital. GILROY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In February 2013, Vista Solar installed a 792kW solar system on a block of fallow, unusable land at Uesugi Farms. In the first year of operation, the solar system generated over $100,000 in savings and has offset the farm's electric bill by more than 90%. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140825/139368 The savings...

2014-08-26 08:23:42

Third Party report shows EcoFactor outperforms all other Home Energy Management solutions including Nest and Opower by achieving 4kW per home demand savings and 11 percent AC energy savings REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoFactor(®), the leader in cloud-based home energy management services, today announced third-party measurement and verification results from its deployment as the heart of NV Energy's mPowered program, one of the country's largest and most successful...

2014-08-26 08:21:02

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group. TrueCar ranked 20(th) out of 100 companies ranked in the report. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110118/LA31413LOGO This eighth annual survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best...

2014-08-26 08:20:58

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When NATEL EMS recently delivered a Stinger Missile RMA three months early, they demonstrated the ability to pull-in schedules and work through the supply chain challenges often faced in handling field returns for legacy defense programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140226/LA72895LOGO By relying on four decades of manufacturing and engineering experience, NATEL EMS was able to deliver rapid turn-around. "We believe in the...

2014-08-25 23:11:33

Announcing a new plugin from Pixel Film Studios, ProDefocus which, includes an arrangement of Directional, Gaussian, and Zoom Blur presets for Final Cut Pro X. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Plugin and template developers from Pixel Film Studios have announced the ProDefocus Plugin for Final Cut Pro X. “ProDefocus gives users the ability to choose which layer in their timeline to seamlessly focus and defocus on,” said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios....

2014-08-25 23:11:07

A boutique Colorado and Wyoming PR firm, WordenGroup Public Relations has capitalized on a travel, tourism and hospitality PR niche that includes the mountain resorts of Jackson Hole, Wyo., Vail, Colo., and Lake Tahoe and Mammoth Lakes in California. A new nonprofit client for the travel PR firm, Foresight Ski Guides of Vail aids visually impaired skiers. Jackson Hole, Wyoming (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Jackson Hole PR firm WordenGroup Public Relations has recently added Foresight Ski...

2014-08-25 23:09:46

Coaches and Athletes Use Edufii's Free Mobile App and Cloud Platform to Train Without Limits San Luis Obispo, California (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Edufii Inc., the social network for skill development, today announced the public availability of its cloud-based platform and mobile app. These free tools enable coaches, athletes, and fans to connect and collaborate to increase performance. Previously available only through private beta, Edufii is now available on the web at...

2014-08-25 23:07:16

Provides High Availability and Horizontal Scalability for Diverse Enterprise Storage Environments MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Egnyte, the only provider of a complete suite of enterprise file services built from the cloud down, today announced the latest version of one of its flagship products Storage Connect, a solution that enables direct access to files stored behind the firewall without data or metadata moving to the cloud. Storage Connect 2.0 introduces cluster...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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