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2014-08-22 23:08:29

Announced today from Pixel Film Studios was a new theme for Final Cut Pro X the Egg Shells theme, which includes over 40 camera sweep presets. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Pixel Film Studios, FCPX plugin and theme designers have announced the release of the Egg Shells theme for Final Cut Pro X. “Our growing library of themes have given our users many choices and the Egg Shells theme adds a professional style to that library,” says Christian Austin, CEO of Pixel Film...

2014-08-22 23:04:00

Bay Area Startup Celebrates the Launch of its Second Virtual Gardening Platform San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 LocalGrow, a San Francisco-based organization, seeks to mobilize the local food movement by making gardening and farming more mainstream, accessible and informative for the community. Senator Mark Leno will show his support for LocalGrow as the startup launches its latest tool, MyGarden, Aug. 24, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Sunday Streets in The Mission District of San...

2014-08-22 23:03:01

Drivers! Start your engines for the 12th Annual Run for the Gold Car Show, sponsored by the Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis honoring the 150th Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant, as reported by the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau. Oakhurst, California (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 This year’s car show honors both the 150th Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act and the 99th birthday of Kiwanis, founded in 1915. The historic Yosemite Grant Act preserved the wild lands of Yosemite and the Mariposa Grove...

2014-08-22 20:20:04

Observance of August 24 Pompeii Tragedy Sheds Light on California's Vulnerability LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a news conference held at the California Science Center, experts shared their perspectives on volcanoes and earthquakes in Southern California and the importance of being prepared. The event took place in Pompeii: The Exhibition, in a gallery that displays images of some of the world's active volcanoes. August 24 marks the anniversary of the Mt. Vesuvius...

2014-08-22 16:23:57

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm workers at Fresno-based Gerawan Farming Inc. do not want to be forced to pay 3 percent of their wages to the United Farm Workers (UFW) union. Last November Gerawan workers held a decertification election, but the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) is refusing to count the votes in a flagrant attempt to help the UFW rob the workers of their hard-earned money. Workers and their families and supporters will...

2014-08-22 16:21:22

California's second largest water agency throws support behind water bond measure LAKEWOOD, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At Thursday's meeting of the Water Replenishment District, the Board of Directors voted unanimously to support California Proposition 1 - the $7.5 billion water bond approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Aug. 13 which voters will be asked to approve on California's November ballot....

2014-08-22 08:26:21

Contractors can Increase Equipment Uptime and Reduce Costs with Trimble Inspector, Trimble Inspector Pro and Trimble Asset Manager SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today three new asset inspection software solutions for heavy civil contractors--Trimble(®) Inspector, Trimble Inspector Pro and Trimble Asset Manager. Trimble Inspector is a free mobile app that allows equipment managers to easily inspect assets in real-time using their...

hacking apps is easy
2014-08-22 07:05:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new security vulnerability in mobile operating systems could allow hackers to gain access to a user’s personal information with a surprising success rate, researchers from the University of California, Riverside and the University of Michigan claim in a new report. According to Sean Nealon of Phys.org, study authors Qi Alfred Chen, Zhiyun Qian, Z. Morley Mao reported that they believe the flaw exists in Android, Windows and...

2014-08-21 23:15:47

Avalon Lipo & Aesthetics has launched a new website for San Diego liposuction patients for comprehensive details, educational content and informative liposuction surgery resources. San Diego, California (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 San Diego liposuction surgeon, Dr. Reza Tirgari, is pleased to announce the launch of his new website dedicated to liposuction surgery, mommy makeover and gynecomastia treatment through effective, advanced laser assisted liposuction procedures such as tumescent...

2014-08-21 23:14:38

Announcing a new template from Pixel Film Studios, the Responsive theme which includes over 48 camera presets inside Final Cut Pro X. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Plugin and template developers from Pixel Film Studios have announced the Responsive theme for Final Cut Pro X. “Responsive is easy to use giving users a fun and professional theme,” said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “By dragging and dropping the Responsive preset, users can create a new...


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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