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2014-07-14 12:21:37

VANCOUVER, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Imperial Parking Corporation ("Impark"), one of North America's leading parking operators, today announced it has completed the acquisition of assets of Pacific Parking Management, a parking management company based in San Francisco, California. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition encompasses parking operations at 49 facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area, and includes two prominent garages owned by the San...

2014-07-14 08:25:10

Former L.A. Times Editor-in-Chief to help lead Southern California operations LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G.F.BUNTING+CO, a California-based strategic communications firm, announced today the hiring of Russ Stanton, the former editor of the Los Angeles Times and VP of Content for Southern California Public Radio. "When we began our search for a world-class journalist to help guide our expansion in Southern California, Russ was at the top of our wish list," said...

2014-07-14 08:24:39

Thirty years in the making, The Dreamer and the Hummingbird explores music, nature and God in celebration of the joy of life. MONTEREY, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compiled over thirty years, The Dreamer and the Hummingbird is author Paul Sybert's dramatic collection of heart-rending lyrics and soul-shattering poetry. Written in appreciation of the muse sent by God, Sybert writes in celebration of how this muse touched his ordinary life with extraordinary love and...

2014-07-14 08:21:48

WALNUT, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the company has entered into a research collaboration with the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Division (UCANR). The objectives of the research are to: -- Compare the growth of Giant King Grass using subsurface drip irrigation with flood (furrow) irrigation -- Compare individual node and whole stalk planting methods -- Evaluate yields when cut...

2014-07-14 08:21:46

New Features Improve Utility Mapping and Field Workflows to Increase Productivity SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced the latest version of its smart water infrastructure mapping and work management software--Trimble® Connect(TM) version 1.8. The latest release of the cloud-based, Geographic Information System (GIS)-centric software includes a suite of applications that allow water, wastewater and stormwater utilities to visualize and...

2014-07-14 08:20:46

Award recipients demonstrate excellence in the automotive retail industry SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighteen of the 40 people recognized in Automotive News' 2014 "40 Under 40" retail list represent TrueCar Certified Dealers. The list was unveiled in the July 14 edition of Automotive News this morning. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110118/LA31413LOGO The annual "40 Under 40" list honors up-and-comers in automotive retail under 40 years old who have shown...

2014-07-14 08:20:30

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has acquired the assets of privately-held The Omega Group, headquartered in San Diego, California. The Omega Group is an industry-leading provider of cloud-based and on-premise operational performance support software that integrates mapping, analytics, intelligence and mobile technologies, allowing public safety agencies to optimize patrol strategies and daily field work. Financial terms...

2014-07-13 23:03:56

Rællic enables secure written communications between average consumers who do not want the government or other third parties reading their private messages—and Rællic has an innovative edge over other privacy solutions available today. San Mateo, California (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Rællic protects customers from governmental and private sector intrusions by providing safe communication between clients using state-of-the-art communications security techniques. The software...

2014-07-13 23:03:53

The Paradise Warrior will bring UFC world champions and MMA legends to the San Jose convention Center this weekend allowing the fans of Mixed Martial Arts a chance of a lifetime to learn from the best in the fighting game the "secrets" which made them who they are. On Saturday and Sunday a mixed body of participants; males and females of all ages and families will come to learn from UFC world champion TJ Dillashaw, Jiu Jitsu legend and the new ultimate fighter coach, Fabricio...

2014-07-13 23:03:08

Pixel Film Studios announced today the release of Prointro for Final Cut Pro X, which includes 30 different Prointro titles. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Plugin developers for Pixel Film Studios have announced Prointro for Final Cut Pro X. “What makes Prointro so unique, it was built to take any png logo and professionally animate with ease.” Said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “We are proud of Prointro and I know our users are going to love.”...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

California slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus
2014-02-04 09:23:14

The California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and southwest Oregon. The California slender salamander ranges from central California, north along the coast and ranges into Oregon and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The California slender salamander grows to lengths between 3 to 5.5 inches. As its name implies, a slim body with short limbs gives this salamander...

California giant salamander, Dicamptodon ensatus
2014-02-04 09:07:49

The California giant salamander (Dicamptodon ensatus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native only to northern California. The California giant salamander inhabits moist, coastal forests or streams, lakes and ponds. Some of the species may remain gilled aquatic creatures, while others transform and become terrestrial land creatures. The California giant is nocturnal and most of its life is spent hiding and burrowing. Typically, the California giant salamander...

Plumas National Forest
2014-01-20 10:17:50

Plumas National Forest is a 1,146,000-acre United States National Forest located in the Sierra Nevada, in northern California. Roughly 85 percent of Plumas National Forest lies in Plumas County, but smaller portions can be found in eastern Butte, northern Sierra, southern Lassen, and northeastern Yuba counties. The Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s office can be found in Quincy, California. There are local ranger district offices located in Blairsden, Oroville, and Quincy. It is...

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