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2014-08-19 20:22:52

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical malpractice and health insurance companies have given $45 million, or 77%, of the $58 million to the campaign against Proposition 46 as they rake in profits at the expense of doctor and patient policyholders, said Consumer Watchdog Campaign today. The No on 46 campaign released its first ads this week, claiming Prop 46's legal protections for victims of medical negligence will raise doctors' malpractice insurance...

2014-08-19 20:20:53

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Business Journal today recognized Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shopping, among the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles in the large company category (+250 employees). The honor marks the fifth year in a row that Edmunds.com has been recognized by LABJ as a top workplace in Southern California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130612/MM31390LOGO "One of the highest priorities at Edmunds.com is to...

2014-08-19 16:31:31

Value-priced bundled service offered at speeds up to 20MB LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DSL Extreme, a leading broadband Internet access provider nationwide, announced the expansion of its high-speed Fusion Broadband + Phone service to Orange County, CA. The Company already has thousands of satisfied business and residential customers in the Los Angeles and Sacramento markets. The new Orange County footprint - including Anaheim, Santa Ana, Garden Grove, Newport Beach...

2014-08-19 16:26:17

Ads tell the real story behind this year's most fiscally-reckless measure SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The No on 46 campaign announced today that it has launched its first statewide television and radio ad buys in both English and Spanish. The ads, "Risk" (TV :30) and "Real Story" (Radio :60), focus on the first - and most obvious - of the myriad of reasons for California voters to reject Proposition 46: the fact it is written and nearly exclusively funded by trial...

2014-08-19 16:23:57

LINCOLN, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thunder Valley Casino Resort is pleased to announce that everyone will now have the opportunity to play custom-designed Thunder Valley Casino Resort games on Win's popular Slots Craze application. Slots Craze is a free social casino game available on Facebook, iOS and Android platforms. In May, the United Auburn Indian Community, owner and operator of Thunder Valley Casino Resort, announced a strategic collaboration with the social...

2014-08-19 16:22:27

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The September 2014 issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) takes a trip down a very dry stretch of California to report on the increasing alarm over shrinking reserves as the state's drought turns "exceptional" as it enters a third year. This month's issue also has excellent reporting on the saga of a famous Hamptons beach house moved inland from the threat of crashing waves, and an update on scientists' attempts in...

2014-08-19 16:20:31

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperSprings(®) International has been awarded United States patents for its innovative SumoSprings vehicle suspension enhancers. The patents cover vehicular applications for two of the three SumoSprings designs, the Rebel and the Maxim. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137425 "Vehicles are always evolving, so in order to be innovative, we have to continually test and monitor how our products fit and perform,"...

2014-08-19 12:28:51

Affordable, Quality Oral Health Care Becomes More Accessible to Montebello Residents LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Dental, one of the nation's leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare, announced the grand opening of its new office located in Montebello, California at 220 W. Beverly Blvd., Suite 400., offering a full-range of dental and orthodontic services to its patients. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137082 "Western Dental's new office...

2014-08-19 12:28:37

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jack Kavanaugh DDS, MD, MBA, founder and former Chairman/CEO of ZetaRx and a physician who has dedicated his career to accelerating disruptive medical technology development, is launching a cancer therapeutic company, Novonco Therapeutics, Inc., in partnership with Dr. David Horne from The City of Hope, Dr. Larry Overman from The University of California, Irvine, and The City of Hope. Novonco, of which Dr. Kavanaugh is Chairman, builds...

2014-08-19 08:36:54

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After two years in stealth mode, Seek Thermal today announced that it is readying a consumer device that will bring true thermal imaging to the consumer market. Seek Thermal was founded by a team of industry pioneers who have spent decades advancing the state of military and professional-grade thermal technology. The company's new consumer camera will be available this fall and will be the smallest, most powerful and least expensive...


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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