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2014-08-14 16:26:45

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser's announcement of a 40 percent increase in profits to $2.1 billion for the first half of this year is the latest in a string of hefty health insurer profit reports that illustrate why Proposition 45's protections against price gouging are desperately needed, said Consumer Watchdog today. Proposition 45 will prohibit excessive profits and require health insurers to get approval for rate hikes. It applies the same...

2014-08-14 16:25:18

49ers Pregame Festivities From 10am-1pm Include Gold Rush Girls, Flight Deck Coaster SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California's Great America, the official amusement park of the San Francisco 49ers, will host the inaugural Red Zone Rally pregame experience before the 49ers August 17 game beginning at 10 a.m. Red Zone Rally will take place in the new Great America Pavilion, an 18,000 sq. ft. multi-purpose facility will host functions before other Levi's Stadium...

2014-08-14 12:32:20

SAN FERNANDO, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BuildtheStore.com, creator of the Easy eCommerce Solution is pleased to announce the launch of their Remarketing Report. This Remarketing Report will provide site owners, with silver level and above, a daily report of all registered customers who added products to their Shopping Cart, and then logged out with the items still in the cart before placing an order. This report will display the number of line items in the cart, email...

2014-08-14 12:27:46

CoreValve® System Now Available to More U.S. Patients than any Other Transcatheter Aortic Valve MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- El Camino Hospital became one of the first hospitals in California to adopt a new minimally invasive system to treat patients with narrowed, failing aortic heart valves who are considered to be at high risk to undergo surgery. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Medtronic CoreValve(®) System to treat patients with...

2014-08-14 12:27:41

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univfy, the pioneer in online fertility predictive analytics, launches Univfy Fertility Calculators, a suite of personalized, digital, interactive content to help women and men get on the quickest and healthiest path to having a baby. A free, new feature of Your Fertility(TM ), Univfy Fertility Calculators, provides practical and personalized information to address the needs of women at different points on their fertility path. To...

2014-08-14 12:22:40

SONOMA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa recently announced the installation of an eco-friendly artificial grass venue as part of their ongoing green initiatives. The renovated wedding lawn was redesigned by San Francisco Company, Heavenly Greens. Wedding planning in Sonoma County now has a new efficient aspect to add to the big day. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/135939 The resort's director of...

2014-08-13 23:10:42

Pixel Film Studios announced today the availability of The Wall, a Final Cut Pro X theme that includes 50 professional camera animations. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Final Cut Pro X Plugin developers from Pixel Film Studios have announced the release of The Wall theme for FCPX filmmakers. “Fun, fresh, and energetic are three words I would use to explain The Wall theme,” says Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “Stay uncompromised with this professional...

2014-08-13 23:09:58

Selling a home in Temecula can be difficult without the using the internet to provide all the information about the property. Kevin Leonard and his team of real estate professionals are building new social media pages for their newest Realtor in Temecula. Temecula, California (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Everyone knows that most real estate searches start online these days, and the real estate team working with mortgage expert Kevin Leonard want to most online exposure. The good news for the...

2014-08-13 23:03:13

Lake Tahoe community sells homesite for more than 2,700 bit coin. Truckee, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Martis Camp, North Lake Tahoe’s premier luxury real estate community, announced today that it has closed on potentially the largest recorded real estate transaction involving bitcoin. Martis Camp is set up as a merchant with Bitpay, a leader in business solutions for virtual currencies that allows buyers to easily convert their bitcoin into U.S. Dollars. The parcel of land sold is...

2014-08-13 23:01:30

An upcoming forum, hosted by the American Telemedicine Association, will identify ways telecommunications technology will soon help solve a rapidly growing problem overwhelming healthcare. Key stakeholders from throughout the U.S. will gather Sept. 6-9, 2014, in Palm Desert, Calif., to showcase validated, proven approaches to reduce costs, improve quality and expand access for the nation’s 130 million patients suffering from chronic illnesses. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 An upcoming forum...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.