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2014-07-16 08:25:37

Community engagement, fresh, made-to-order food, handcrafted cocktails and unrivaled comfort and service have propelled brand to #1 spot in in-theater dining DALLAS, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On top of recent openings in Indianapolis, Chatham, Columbus and Colleyville, in-theater dining leader Studio Movie Grill (www.studiomoviegrill.com) is stretching to both coasts with new locations announced in Tampa, Florida, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Rocklin and Simi Valley, California....

2014-07-16 08:25:04

Standout BBQ Restaurants Span 12 States and Washington, D.C., with California, Illinois, New York, and Texas Claiming Greatest Number of Winners SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a nod to our nation's longstanding love affair with barbecuing, OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN), the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 30 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the...

2014-07-16 08:21:39

Metromile also announced a revamped mobile app, with new features to help drivers maintain their vehicles and get the most out of their driving experience SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metromile today announced that it is expanding its connected driving platform to drivers in California, as well as a revamped mobile app experience. California customers who sign up for Metromile will receive access to the full set of services designed to save drivers time and money,...

2014-07-15 23:14:13

North American Seminars provides pre-approved course that can be used for re-licensure for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in California and Nevada. Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint, a PT Online Continuing Education Course from Healthclick has been pre-approved for 10 hrs for PT & PTA's licensed in CA and NV. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint is an online physical therapy continuing education course...

2014-07-15 23:14:04

VisitTemeculaValley.com shares eight of the greatest charms of Old Town Temecula in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country, including Temecula Olive Oil Company, Old Town wine tasting rooms, patio and porch dining, the Luiseño basket-artistry inspired fountain, Old Town Temecula specialty shopping, an EAT Marketplace picnic at Town Square Park, Old Town Temecula art galleries, and live music. Welcoming more than 2 million visitors each year, the casual, picturesque Temecula...

2014-07-15 23:13:20

McLaren's continuous belt system increases tensile strength of tracks, maximizing service life. Torrance, California (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 McLaren Industries introduces its NextGen TDF™ series track loader rubber tracks, featuring SpoolRite™ belting technology to handle the workload and abuse of the most powerful track loaders on the market. This proprietary continuous (jointless) belt system radically increases the tensile strength of the tracks’ internal structure, making them...

2014-07-15 23:06:36

Services and Technology Alliance Partners Deliver Civic Platform Solutions for Government Agencies of All Sizes San Ramon, California (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government agencies, announced today significant momentum across the Accela Partner Program. Services and Technology Alliance Partners will leverage the Accela Civic Platform to deliver solutions for small and mid-sized government agencies through the Accela Civic Cloud or...

2014-07-15 23:05:05

Baxter of California takes pride in their combination of natural ingredients and cutting edge science to produce the finest grooming products. Hallandale Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Luxury Barber, the purveyor of fine men’s grooming products adds Baxter of California’s new Shave Tonic and Hard Cream Pomade to their already wide selection of products. Baxter of California is a male grooming company that was founded by Baxter Finley in 1965. During that time, the company was...

2014-07-15 23:04:59

The nation’s best slot tournament players are vying for a chance at the National Championship, competing in the National TournEvent of Champions casino qualifiers across the country. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Multimedia Games (Nasdaq:MGAM) is hosting the National TournEvent of Champions in collaboration with casinos across the country to crown the nation’s best slot tournament player. Through June, the first 40 casino finalists have qualified to compete for the national title...

2014-07-15 20:21:20

At California Career College's LVN programs in Los Angeles, you'll learn the skills needed to gain a competitive edge in the rapidly growing healthcare field LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though economists assure us the economy is improving, many job seekers are finding that their field is saturated with eager applicants, or worse, the occupations they were trained for have been made unnecessary by technological advances. At the same time, the job outlook continues to remain...

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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