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2014-04-09 16:23:39

100 percent increase in website conversions and $23 million in marketing sourced revenue highlight the amazing achievements of the Marketing Nation(TM) SAN MATEO, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marketo Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTO), the leading provider of marketing software, today announced the winners of its annual Revvie Awards. The awards highlight Marketo customers, partners and individual marketers who created dramatic revenue impact and enriched customer relationships through their...

2014-04-09 16:23:37

The Habit Burger Grill opens in Sandy on May 1st, 2014 SALT LAKE CITY, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Habit Burger Grill is opening its fourth Utah location on May 1st in Sandy, Utah. The California-based restaurant known for its popular Charburgers opened its first Utah location in Sugarhouse in 2013, and has since expanded to include three more locations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120208/MM50542LOGO "We are thrilled to become a part of the Sandy community with...

2014-04-09 16:21:25

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two innovative online tools from Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shopping, were recognized today by the 18(th) Annual Webby Awards, which recognizes the most influential Internet sites and mobile apps. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130612/MM31390LOGO The Webby Awards selected the Edmunds.com Mobile App as an Official Honoree in the Best User Experience category for Mobile & Apps, while the Edmunds.com Live...

2014-04-09 16:01:29

The California condor was one of the first species to be listed under the Endangered Species Preservation Act in 1966 when the population was reduced to a handful of birds. Through a massive collaborative effort that included fieldwork and breeding in zoos, the condor population has grown to more than 400 birds, more than half of which are now free-flying in the wild. Unfortunately, there is overwhelming evidence that lead poisoning from accidental ingestion of spent ammunition is the leading...

2014-04-09 12:36:27

MINNETONKA, Minn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Trac, Inc. (OTCQB: TBTC), a developer and provider of casino information and management systems that automate and monitor the operations of casinos, today announced the completion of a new systems contract to provide its CasinoTrac casino management system for the Yurok Tribe's new Redwood Hotel Casino located in the heart of the Redwood National and State Parks in Klamath, California. Table Trac will be providing the Redwood...

2014-04-09 12:36:13

Certification of leading cluster management software helps enterprises deploy big data projects at any scale SAN JOSE, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bright Computing, a leading provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, today announced that Bright Cluster Manager® is now certified on Cloudera Enterprise 5. Bright and Cloudera will continue to work together to enable enterprise customers to deploy and manage big data projects with ease. (Photo:...

2014-04-09 12:35:41

IBM physicist and pioneer in his field, Dr. Stuart Parkin, honored for inventing the "spin-valve" in 1989 -- found in nearly every hard drive sold today SAN JOSE, Calif. and HELSINKI, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that researcher and IBM Fellow, Dr. Stuart Parkin, is the winner of the prestigious Millennium Technology Prize, awarded every two years by the Technology Academy Finland (TAF), an independent foundation aimed at supporting scientific...

2014-04-09 12:33:20

GEOSYS to develop new innovative applications leveraging Tavant's expertise PLYMOUTH, Minn. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GEOSYS Inc., the global leader in remote sensing for agriculture and Tavant Technologies, a global technology solutions company involved in some of the latest GEOSYS innovations, announced today a preferred partner agreement. The agreement recognizes the success both businesses have experienced working together on GEOSYS products; the...

2014-04-09 12:31:10

VAL-083 therapy is well tolerated to date; dose limiting toxicity has not been reached after fifth cohort (20mg/m2) VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar") today announced an update on its ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial with VAL-083 in the treatment of refractory glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). The company's new data are being presented in a poster entitled, "A Phase I/II Study of VAL-083 in...

2014-04-09 12:22:02

Cadillac Ranks Highest among Luxury Brands for Customer Satisfaction with Dealer Service; Buick Ranks Highest among Mass Market Brands WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The percentage of vehicle owners with complimentary or prepaid vehicle maintenance packages has more than doubled during the past five years, which benefits dealers and manufacturers through higher loyalty and repurchase rates, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Customer Service Index (CSI) Study(SM)...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

Tree Poppy, Dendromecon
2014-01-12 09:12:54

Dendromecon is a genus of shrubs or small trees. The genus may also be referred as the Tree poppy. Dendromecon can be found in California and northern Baja California. Dendromecon plants typically produce evergreen leaves that grow between 1.2 to 3.9 inches long. Its leaves have a narrow oval shape and taper to a point towards the end. The genus is known to have flowers that are yellow in coloration and shed after pollination. The Dendromecon genus consists of Dendromecon harfordii...

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