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2014-07-24 16:29:42

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SSD) today announced its second quarter 2014 results. Results of Operations for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2014, Compared with the Three Months Ended June 30, 2013 Overview Net sales increased 6.4% to $207.9 million for the second quarter of 2014 from $195.3 million for the second quarter of 2013. The Company had net income of $20.5 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to...

2014-07-24 16:29:08

-Today's Opening of Tysons Tower Office Building, Signature Plaza and New Mall Entrance Introduces High-rise Urban Hub at World-class Retail Property- SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macerich (NYSE:MAC) today officially opened the first phase of its large-scale, mixed-use urban expansion at Tysons Corner Center in Northern Virginia, including the 22-story Tysons Tower office building, signature outdoor Plaza and a new mall entrance that connects the...

2014-07-24 16:22:24

169 cities in California embrace program to help property owners cut water use by up to a third SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the threat of steep fines looming for residential water wasters throughout the state, 169 California communities are encouraging local residents to invest in water-saving upgrades through the HERO program. Projections show that California could save over 250 billion gallons of water annually with the HERO Program. Home Energy Renovation...

2014-07-24 16:21:32

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Wyle Laboratories, Inc., Houston, to support NASA's flight programs and mission projects, providing support for multiple sustained project management, research and technology development capabilities that encompass all phases of mission and project lifecycles at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The cost-plus-fixed-fee hybrid...

2014-07-24 16:20:49

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shopping, forecasts that 1,461,290 new cars and trucks will be sold in the U.S. in July, for an estimated Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) of 16.8 million. This would be the highest July sales since the auto industry delivered 1.49 million new car sales in July 2006. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130612/MM31390LOGO "July's performance is the clearest indication yet that...

2014-07-24 12:33:04

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Technology and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced CalCloud, a new technology model powered by cloud computing to build and deliver more innovative government services and savings. The platform, now available to municipalities and all state and local government agencies on a subscription basis, is the first of its kind to be implemented in the United States at the state level. Through CalCloud, the...

2014-07-24 12:31:39

All Jackery Giant Products Upgraded to Giant+ Capacity - Ultra-Portable Jackery Mini Now Available in Gold, Silver, and Black SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackery, provider of premium rechargeable battery products for mobile devices, announced today important capacity and color option updates to several of its industry-leading products including the Giant, Bar, and Mini. All of the company's Giant products were upgraded from a 10400mAh capacity to the enhanced...

2014-07-24 12:29:29

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA cited warehousing and logistics company National Distribution Center LP (doing business as NFI) $308,435 in proposed penalties on Monday for not providing employees with foot protection--a safety violation for which the company was previously cited in 2012 and has failed to abate, despite its obligation to do so. "Prevention is vital to limiting accidents in warehouses where hazards are magnified by the size of...

2014-07-24 12:22:19

Acura Ranks Highest in Manufacturer Website Satisfaction for a Third Consecutive Time WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When researching vehicles on OEM websites, in-market shoppers have unique content usage behaviors that are influenced by various factors, such as desired vehicle type, shopper age and income, that can influence what content they consume when researching vehicles online, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Manufacturer Website Evaluation Study(SM)--Summer...

2014-07-24 12:22:13

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources. The extent of groundwater loss may pose a greater threat to the water supply of the western United States than previously thought. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This study is the first to quantify the...


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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